Fairmile Marine Company boatbuilders to the Admiralty badge
A scarce original comparatively short-lived 1939-1953 'Fairmile Marine Company shipyard identification badge'; small gilded brass example bearing the company flag within a title surround, highly defined in red, white and blue enamels; the reverse with maker's details "Thomas Fattorini Ltd Regent St. Birmingham" and impressed with official low issue number "419". Very good condition, ret... read more
1908 Royal Navy HMS Albion HMS Excellent sailor photo locket
A good original First World War period double sided locket possibly father and son; comprising a portrait photograph of sailor wearing naval cap bearing an "HMS Albion" ribbon tally (on inspection dated 1908 to reverse), together with a younger sailor's portrait, his cap with an "HMS Excellent" ribbon clearly seen, all held in place by a narrow sprung gilt metal frame, the inside access... read more
WW2 HMS Victory sailor photo locket sweetheart brooch
A good original wartime locket in the form of a circular brass pendant suspended from a chain and pin bar, the title surround "Serving King and Country" inlaid with blue enamel, the photographic insert depicts a portrait of a sailor in naval cap bearing an "HMS Victory" title ribbon tally. Very good condition, no stress marks or damage to the enamel, image remains clear.
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Royal Navy Warship HMS Trafalgar ladies powder compact
A scarce circa 1950's period powder compact, fashioned in the style of a 'Stratton"; square gilt engine turned example, with an applied naval crowned ship's crest with "H.M.S.Trafalgar" scroll below, the inside marked to both parts "Made in England". Very good clean condition, colour remains bright, enamel perfect, sound hinge and catch, complete with original mirror, gauze powder sifte... read more
Royal Navy Submarine Service small pattern pin badge
A superior quality post 1953 'Royal Navy Submarine Service' gilt and enamel pin badge, designed in the style of the official issue badge only half the size, comprising an Elizabeth II Crowned fouled anchor flanked by a pair of leaping facing dolphins. Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings incorporating safety roller catch, enamel perfect, gilt remains bright.
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WW2 Royal Navy Officers silver plate & gilt beret badge
A scarce original Second World War period die-stamped small sized 'Royal Navy Officer's beret badge', silver metal fouled anchor set within a gilt metal crowned laurel wreath, the George VI crown with red velvet backing with retaining blades to secure. Very good condition, complete with original two loop fittings and split pin, gilt remain bright.
Height 48mm. read more
WW1 Royal Naval Transport Service officers bullion cap badge
A scarce First World War period 'Royal Naval Transport Service Officer cap badge', gilt foulded anchor set on black velvet ground within a blue silk ribbed circlet "RN TRANSPORT" gold bullion wreath surround surmounted by a padded red velvet King's Crown, the reverse with waxed black hessian lining and complete with woollen cap band. Good condition, bullion dulled and with traces of ver... read more
Royal Navy Bosuns Whistle 1896 hallmarked silver Victorian
A very scarce original Victorian 'Royal Navy Bosun's Whistle or Boatswains Call', the keel impressed with Birmingham silver hallmarks for 1896 and maker's details 'H&T' (Hilliard & Thomason, Birmingham) and engraved to both sides with floral leaf decoration, the bouy bearing Victorian Crowned 'Fouled Anchor' on lined ground and complete with original shackle impressed with lion passant silver m... read more
Royal Navy HMS Hood mother of pearl sweetheart brooch 1920-1941
A scarce original 'H.M.S. Hood sweetheart brooch'; brass and enamel badge bearing a Cornish chough and anchor from the crest of 'Admiral Hood' resting on title scroll inlaid with blue enamel, mounted on a mother of pearl circular disc, a style popular in the First World War and into the Second World War. Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, old replacement pin, no damag... read more
Royal Navy HMS Glorious 1931 Putting The Shot silver sports medal
An interesting Royal Navy sports medal from the ill-fated 'HMS Glorious', the obverse bearing the ship's crest and motto "Explicit Nomen" (The name explains itself) in relief, the reverse bearing Birmingham silver hallmarks for 1929, maker's details "Page, Keen & Page" and engraved "1931 Putting The Shot". Housed in its original velvet lined fitted leatherette case with details to the l... read more
WW2 Royal Navy Petty Officer gilt metal economy issue cap badge
A good Second World War period 'Royal Navy Petty Officer economy issue cap badge', silver metal fouled anchor set within a gilt metal King's Crown rope edge surround, the reverse with black hessian lining. Very good condition, gilt remain bright, a good clean used example.
Height 72mm. read more
Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve RNVR London cap tally ribbon badge
A scarce original early pattern Royal Navy 'R.N.V.R. London. cap tally', embroidery gold wire on full length ribbon tied in original bow. Very good condition, an excellent example.
Royal Navy Submarine Service 1977 hallmarked silver badge
A fine quality scarce miniature 'Royal Navy Submarine Service' badge style brooch, the reverse bearing Birmingham silver hallmarks for 1977 and with maker's details "TK & S" (Toye, Kenning & Spencer London). Good condition, retaining original pin fittings incorporating safety roller catch, enamel chip to right side of Crown.
Width 45mm. read more
Royal Navy petty officer bullion cap badge
A good pre 1953 'Royal Navy Petty Officer cap badge', padded red embroidered gold wire bullion King's Crown surmounting double rope gold bullion rings, the central silver metal and wire foulded anchor set on black ground, the reverse with black cotton backing. Very good condition, bullion remain bright, glue marks to the reverse.
Royal Navy HMS Hood Battlecruiser book match cover c1940s
A rare original circa 1940's period engine turned pewter plated book match cover with applied silhouette badge of the battlecruiser and naval crown above a title ribbon scroll 'H.M.S. Hood'. The hinged opening lid reveals a vintage 'Bryant & May Craven "A" book matches' with a single match surviving and maker's details to the edge 'Bryant & May's Matches, Made in England. Contents 20' '... read more
WW2 Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm handmade perspex pilots wing badge
A very unusual 'Second World War sweetheart brooch', hand made from a piece of perspex probably from a crashed plane in the form of a very large "Fleet Air Arm wing', Crowned anchor to the centre and flanked by the photographs of a now unknown Mum and Dad, set in circular recesses with perspex cover. Very good condition, retaining original pin fitting.
Width 93mm. read more
WW1 Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve RNVR cap tally ribbon badge
A scarce original First World War 'R.N.V.R. cap ribbon badge', gold wire embroidery on full length silk ribbon. Very good condition for age, some minor pin holes.
Length Approx 91.8 cm. read more
Royal Navy Chief Petty Officer gilt metal beret badge
An excellent example of a pre 1953 'Royal Navy Chief Petty Officer beret badge', silver metal fouled anchor set within a gilt metal crowned wreath, the reverse with two prong slider fitting. Very good condition, gilt remain bright.
Height 50mm. read more
WW2 Royal Navy Chief Petty Officer bullion cap badge
An excellent example of a Second World War period 'Royal Navy Chief Petty Officer cap badge', padded red velvet gold wire bullion King's Crown and wreath, the central silver metal and wire foulded anchor set on black velvet ground, the reverse with waxed black hessian backing with original price label. Very good condition, bullion remain bright.