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WW1 On War Service 1915 Munition Workers Home Front Numbered U 71924 Badge by D.G.Collins, London.

A good original First World War official 'On War Service 1915 munitions workers badge', the reverse with maker's details stamped in relief "D.G.Collins Newgate St. London" "Warranted Fire Gilt" "U" and impressed with official issue number "71924". Very good condition, retaining original buttonhole fitting.
Height 44mm.

Code: 54554Price: 15.00 GBP


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WW1 On War Service 1916 Munition Workers Home Front Brass Triangle '110610' Numbered Badge by J.A.Wylie & Co London.

A good original First World War official '1916 Munition Workers gilt brass trianglular badge, George V Crown to voided centre, with 1916 below, the reverse with maker's details "J.A.Wylie & Co London" and official issue number "110610". Very good condition, retaining original heavy duty pin fittings.
Height 39mm.

Code: 54527Price: 25.00 GBP


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WW1 On War Service 1915 Munition Workers Home Front Numbered S 63154 Badge by J.R.Gaunt & Son Ltd London.

A good clean example of an original First World War official 'On War Service 1915 munitions workers badge'; the reverse with maker's details stamped in relief "J.R.Gaunt & Son Ltd London" "S" and impressed with official issue number "63154". Very good condition, retaining original buttonhole fitting, gilt remains fresh.
Height 43mm.

Code: 54524Price: 20.00 GBP


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WW1 On War Service 1915 Munition Workers Home Front Numbered K 53309 Badge by Woolley & Co.(Birm) Ltd.

A very good original First World War official 'On War Service 1915 munitions workers badge', the reverse with maker's details stamped in relief "Woolley & Co.(Birm) Ltd." "K" and impressed with official issue number "53309". Very good condition, retaining original buttonhole fitting.
Height 43mm.

Code: 54523Price: 25.00 GBP


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WW1 H.M.N.Z. Transports, On War Service on Troopships Official Badge by maker C.M.Bay, Wellington, New Zealand.

A scarce original First World War official 'On War Service H.M.N.Z. Transports badge', circular example bearing central Crown within the title surround, the reverse with maker's details "C.M.Bay, Wellington, New Zealand". Very good condition, retaining original buttonhole fitting, the point of left side slightly gnarled.
Diameter 26mm.

Code: 54522Price: 85.00 GBP


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WW1 Volunteer War Workers Officially Numbered Badge by J.R.Gaunt, London.

A good original First World War period Crowned “VW” Volunteer Workers brass badge, the reverse with embossed maker’s details “J.R.Gaunt London” and impressed with official issue number “231788”. Very good condition, retaining original substantial pin fittings.
Height 31mm.

In 1940 a similar badge was approved by the War Office although the use of th Crown was refused and "For the Forces" added, the badge was in chrome and enamel.
See: "Doing Their Bit" by Jon Mills.

Code: 54517Price:


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WW1 War Munition Volunteer Home Front War Workers Officially Numbered 10013 Brass & Enamel Badge by J.R.Gaunt & Son Ltd, London.

An exceptionally good original First World War period official 'War Munition Volunteer workers gilded brass and enamel badge' the central shield depicting crossed cannons set into a field of red enamel, the reverse with maker's details in relief "J.R.Gaunt & Son Ltd London" and impressed with official issue number "10013". Very good condition, retaining original buttonhole fitting, enamel perfect, gilt remains fresh.
Height 45mm.

Code: 54515Price: 45.00 GBP


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WW1 War Munition Volunteer Home Front War Workers Badge by J.R.Gaunt & Son Ltd, London, converted to a cap badge.

A good original First World War period official 'War Munition Volunteer workers gilded brass badge' the central shield depicting crossed cannons, the reverse with maker's details in relief "J.R.Gaunt & Son Ltd London" "Warranted Fire Gilt", the original buttonhole fitting replaced with a slider. Good condition.
Height 44mm.

Code: 54514Price: 15.00 GBP


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WW1 War Munition Volunteer Home Front War Workers Officially Numbered 14038 Badge by J.R.Gaunt & Son Ltd, London.

A good original First World War period official 'War Munition Volunteer workers gilded brass badge' the central shield depicting crossed cannons, the reverse with maker's details in relief "J.R.Gaunt & Son Ltd London" "Warranted Fire Gilt" and impressed with official issue number "14038". Good condition, retaining original buttonhole fitting.
Height 44mm.

Code: 54513Price: 18.00 GBP


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WW1 On War Service 1915 Munition Workers Home Front Numbered Q 7769 Badge by Thomas Fattorini, Bolton.

A good original First World War official 'On War Service 1915 munitions workers badge', the reverse with maker's details stamped in relief "Thomas Fattorini, Bolton" "Warranted Best Gilt" "Q" and impressed with official low issue number "7769". Very good condition, retaining original buttonhole fitting.
Height 43mm.

Code: 54512Price: 20.00 GBP


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WW1 On War Service 1915 Munition Workers Home Front Numbered L 58325 Badge by J.R.Gaunt & Sons Ltd London.

A good original First World War official 'On War Service 1915 munitions workers badge', the reverse with maker's details stamped in relief "J.R.Gaunt & Sons Ltd London" "L" and impressed with official issue number "58325". Very good condition, retaining original buttonhole fitting.
Height 43mm.

Code: 54511Price: 15.00 GBP


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WW1 On War Service 1915 Munition Workers Nickel Plated Home Front Numbered M 45459 Badge by J.R.Gaunt & Son Ltd London.

A scarce original nickel plated First World War official 'On War Service 1915 munitions workers badge', the reverse with maker's details stamped in relief "J.R.Gaunt & Sons Ltd London" "Warranted Fire Gilt" and the letter "M" and impressed with official issue number "45459". Very good condition, retaining original buttonhole fitting.
Height 42mm.

Code: 54509Price: 45.00 GBP


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WW1 Speed Up Munitions & Guns, Did Her Bit on Munitions, Women's On War Service Badge.

A scarce original First World War period well designed women's war workers triangular gilt badge, 'Speed Up Munitions & Guns title to the surround inlaid with patriotic red, white and blue enamel, winged bullet to fretted centre, the reverse stamped in relief "Did Her Bit on Munitions Great War 1914 - 1918" and with "Rd.662629" a registered, design and patent date of 1918. Very good clean condition, retaining original pin fittings, no stress marks or damage to the enamel, an excellent example.
Height 31mm.

Code: 54508Price: 75.00 GBP


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WW1 On War Service 1915 Munition Workers Home Front Gilt & Enamel Numbered Badge by J.R.Gaunt London.

A good original First World War official War Workers gilt brass badge with blue and white enamel, the reverse with maker's details "J.R.Gaunt London" and official issue number "70401". Very good condition, retaining original buttonhole fitting, no no stress or damage to the enamel.
Height 42mm.

Code: 54505Price: 35.00 GBP


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WW1 On War Service 1915 Munition Workers Home Front Numbered Badge by Mappin & Webb.

A good original First World War official War Workers gilded brass badge, the reverse with maker's details in relief "Mappin & Webb Ltd Sheffield & London" the letter "R" and official issue number "68752". Very good condition, retaining original buttonhole fitting, gilt remains bright.
Height 43mm.

Code: 54504Price: 18.00 GBP


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WW1 Beaty Bros (Manchester) Ltd, Tailors, Gentlemen's Outfitters, Engaged On Government Work, War Service Badge.

A rare original First World War period 'Engaged On Government Work crowned circular gilt badge' inlaid with red and blue enamel, the centre depicting the united emblems of England, Scotland and Ireland, a Rose, Thistle and Shamrock, with applied white central title bar 'Beaty Bros M/ter Ltd', the reverse with maker's details "Thomas Fattorini Bolton" and with "Reg.638232" a registered, design and patent date of 1914. Very good condition, retaining original buttonhole fitting, no stress or damage to the enamel, gilt remains bright, an excellent example.
Height 33mm.

Code: 54415Price: 95.00 GBP


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WW1 Queen Mary's Needlework Guild, Q.M.N.G Official's Medal & Badge with Service Bars 1916 -1917 -1918.

A scarce original First World War gilt and enamel 'Queen Mary's Needlework Guild medal' with service bars to the ribbon 1916 -1917 -1918, below the 'Q.M.N.G Official's badge' secured by pin and thread to the crown, bearing 'Queen Mary's Royal Standard' impaled with the arms of her father 'Francis, Duke of Teck' and the 'Hanoverian coat of arms' as used by her grandfather, 'Prince Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge', surmounting a white cross with the letters 'QMNG'. Very good condition, complete with original silk ribbon and Q.M.N.G suspension bar with pin fittings, no damage to the enamel, a lovely example hard to find.
Height 88mm.

The Queen Mary's Needlework Guild came into being after just a few days into the Great War, when Queen Mary's issued a letter on the 4th August 1914 through the Press, to the Women of the Empire asking that it might be rendered "To alleviate all distress occasioned by the War!" which was the purpose of the guild to provide comforts and create articles of clothing and surgical equipment as well as other gifts to the troops fighting for King and Country at home and abroad.

Code: 54274Price:


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WW1 Colonial Government Service, India, On War Service Numbered Badge.

A scarce First World War period gilt circular badge, blue enamel title "Colonial Government Service" around a "GRI Crowned cypher" (George Rex Imperator), the reverse impressed with official issue number "1842". Very good condition, retaining original buttonhole fitting, no damage to the enamel.
Diameter 28mm.
The Colonial Government Service badge was worn, among others, by employees on the Indian Government Railways in the First World War as a form of identity and to fulfill the role of a National Service badge.

Code: 54270Price: 45.00 GBP


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WW1 On War Service 1915 Munition Workers Home Front Numbered X 81170 Badge by Thomas Fattorini, Bolton.

A scarce original First World War official 'On War Service 1915 munitions workers badge', the reverse with maker's details stamped in relief "Thomas Fattorini, Bolton" "X" and impressed with official issue number "81170". Very good condition, retaining original buttonhole fitting, gilt remains fresh.
Height 43mm.

Code: 54228Price:


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WW1 On War Service 1915 Munition Workers Home Front Numbered K 43442 Badge by J.R.Gaunt & Son Ltd London.

A good original First World War official 'On War Service 1915 munitions workers badge', the reverse with maker's details stamped in relief "J.R.Gaunt & Sons Ltd London" "K" and impressed with official issue number "43442". Good condition, retaining original buttonhole fitting.
Height 42mm.

Code: 54226Price:

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