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WW1 On War Service 1914 Munition Workers Home Front Gilt & Enamel A76.220 Numbered Badge by W.J.Dingley, Birmingham.

A good original First World War period circular gilt badge with central Crown and title surround 'On War Service 1914' inlaid with dark blue enamel, the reverse with maker's details "W.J.Dingley B'Ham" and impressed with official issue number "A76.220" Very good condition, retaining original buttonhole fitting, no damage to the enamel.
Diameter 26mm.

Code: 58611Price: 30.00 GBP


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WW1 On War Service 1915 Munition Workers Home Front Numbered L73153 Badge by J.R.Gaunt & Sons Ltd London.

A good original First World War official 'On War Service 1915 munitions workers badge', Crowned oval title, the voided centre bearing the 'Board of Ordnance' shield; the reverse with maker's details stamped in relief "J.R.Gaunt & Sons Ltd London" "L" and impressed with official issue number "73153". Very good condition, retaining original buttonhole fitting.
Height 44mm.

Code: 58593Price: 15.00 GBP


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WW1 On War Service 1914 Munition Workers Home Front Gilt & Enamel Badge by W.J.Dingley.

A good original First World War period circular gilt badge with central Crown and title surround 'On War Service 1914' inlaid with dark blue enamel surround, the reverse with maker's details "W.J.Dingley B'Ham". Good condition, retaining original buttonhole fitting, service wear to enamel, some additional home made painted finish now worn away,
Diameter 26mm.

Code: 58592Price: 10.00 GBP


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WW1 Coventry Ordnance Works Ltd Special War Service, Munition Workers Identification Badge.

A scarce original Great War period 'Coventry Ordnance Works Ltd Special War Service badge' brass circular example bearing title surround with 'Field Gun' to the centre. Condition fair, distorted due to multiple heavy stampings to the rear, retaining original buttonhole fitting.
Diameter 30mm.

'Coventry Ordnance Works Limited' was formed in 1905 by a consortium of shipbuilding firms John Brown, Yarrow, Cammell Laird and Fairfield, during the First World War they manufactured heavy artillery guns for the British Army and the Royal Navy. They closed in 1925.

Code: 58517Price: 20.00 GBP


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WW1 Speed Up Munitions 1914 Did Her Bit on Munitions Work, Womens On War Service Fob Badge.

A scarce original First World War period 'Speed Up Munitions badge' silver plated circular example inlaid with blue enamel, depicting a winged bullet over red enamel title "Speed Up Munitions" the reverse stamped in relief "In The Great War For Freedom 1914 - Did Her Bit on Munitions Work" and with "Rd.655861" a registered, design and patent date of 1916. Good condition, retaining original suspension ring, some enamel damage.
Diameter 27mm.

Code: 58516Price: 30.00 GBP


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

An exceptionally good original example of a Great 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 comparatively low issue number "8686". Very good condition, retaining original buttonhole fitting, enamel perfect, gilt remains bright.
Height 46mm.

Code: 58515Price:


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WW1 On War Service 1916 Womans Munition Workers Brass Triangle Officially Numbered Badge by Wylie & Co.

A good original Great War official '1916 Womans' Munition Workers gilt brass trianglular home front badge, George V Crown to voided centre, with 1916 below, the reverse with maker's details "Wylie & Co London" and official issue number "514786". Very good condition, retaining original heavy duty pin fitting, hook a replacement.
Height 39mm.

Code: 58514Price: 25.00 GBP


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WW1 On War Service 1915 Munition Workers Officially Numbered Home Front Badge by J.A.Wylie.

A good original Great War period official 'On War Service 1915 munitions workers badge', the voided centre bearing the 'Board of Ordnance' shield; the reverse with maker's details stamped in relief "J.A.Wylie & Co London" and impressed with official issue number "Z30337". Very good condition, retaining original buttonhole fitting.
Height 44mm.

Code: 58513Price: 15.00 GBP


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WW1 On War Service 1914 Munition Workers Home Front Gilt & Enamel Numbered D31842 Badge by Vaughtons Ltd Birmingham.

A good original Great War period circular gilt badge with central Crown, the title surround 'On War Service 1914' inlaid with dark blue enamel, the reverse with maker's details "Vaughtons Ltd Birmingham" and impressed with official re-issued number "D31842" Good condition, retaining original buttonhole fitting, some enamel damage. Price reflects.
Diameter 26mm.

Code: 58512Price: 12.00 GBP


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WW1 Voluntary War Service Y.M.C.A. Munitions Canteens Young Mens Christian Association Badge.

A scarce original Great War period 'Voluntary War Service Y.M.C.A. Munitions Canteens badge'; silver plated circular example the centre bearing the "Young Men's Christian Association" symbol an inverted red triangle with 'Y.M.C.A' title inlaid with black enamel, set upon white enamel ground, the reverse with maker's details "Thomas Fattorini Bolton. Very good condition, retaining original pin fitting, no damage to the enamel.
Diameter 27mm.

Code: 58504Price: 30.00 GBP


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WW1 Queen Mary's Needlework Guild Surgical Branch Q.M.N.G Officials Neck Badge.

A very scarce original First World War period 'Queen Mary's Needlework Guild Official's ribbon neck badge', gilt and enamel example 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', this with additional "Surgical Branch" bar sewn to a blue silk neck ribbon fully complete but delicate. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings (pin bent but functional) enamel in perfect condition.
Height of badge 37mm.

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: 58500Price: 75.00 GBP


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WW1 War Munition Volunteer Home Front War Workers Officially Numbered 57565 Badge by J.R.Gaunt & Son Ltd.

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 "57565". Very good condition, complete with original buttonhole fitting.
Height 45mm.

Code: 58494Price: 25.00 GBP


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WW1 On War Service 1914 Munition Workers Home Front Badge by Smith & Wright Birmingham.

A scarce original First World War period 'On War Service 1914 badge by unusual manufacturer', gilded brass example bearing central Crown, the title surround inlaid with dark blue enamel; the reverse with maker's details "Smith & Wright Birmingham". Good condition, complete with original buttonhole fitting, enamel with minor service wear.
Diameter 26mm.

Code: 58493Price:


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WW1 On War Service 1916 Munition Workers Home Front Brass Triangle Numbered Badge by Gaunt & Son Ltd. London.

A good original First World War official issue '1916 Munition Workers brass trianglular badge'; George V Crown to voided centre with 1916 below, the reverse with maker's details "J.R.Gaunt & Son Ltd. London" and official issue number "56108". Very good condition, complete with original substantial heavy duty pin fittings.
Height 40mm.

Code: 58492Price: 25.00 GBP


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WW1 On War Service 1915 Munition Workers Home Front Mis-Struck Badge by J.A.Wylie.

A good original First World War official 'On War Service 1915 munitions workers badge', the voided centre bearing the 'Board of Ordnance' shield; the reverse with maker's details stamped in relief "J.A.Wylie & Co London" "Z" and impressed with official issue number "31645". Good condition, retaining original buttonhole fitting, crown mis-struck and lower centre section not pierced.
Height 43mm.

Code: 58480Price: 10.00 GBP


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WW1 On War Service 1915 Munition Workers Nickel Plated Home Front Numbered K 25233 Badge by T.Fattorini Bolton.

A scarce original First World War official 'On War Service 1915 munitions workers badge', nickel plated example the voided centre bearing the 'Board of Ordnance' shield; the reverse with maker's details stamped in relief "T.Fattorini Bolton" and the letter "K" and impressed with official issue number "25233". Very good condition, retaining original buttonhole fitting.
Height 42mm.

Code: 58214Price: 35.00 GBP


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WW1 Queen Mary's Needlework Guild, Q.M.N.G Worker's Badge with 1914 to 1918 War Service Bars.

A scarce original First World War period 'Queen Mary's Needlework Guild worker's badge'; gilt and enamel example bearing war service bars from 1914 right through to 1918. Very good condition, complete with original silk ribbon with Q.M.N.G suspension bar with original pin fittings, enamel perfect.
Height 107mm.

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: 58211Price:


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WW1 On War Service 1916 Munition Workers Nickel Plated Variant Triangle Badge by J.R.Gaunt & Son Ltd. London.

A scarce original First World War official '1916 Munition Workers nickel plated trianglular badge'; George V Crown to voided centre with 1916 below, the reverse with maker's details "J.R.Gaunt & Son Ltd. London." and official issue number "228630". Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, with a later replacement pin.
Height 39mm.

Code: 57891Price: 35.00 GBP


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WW1 Brunner Mond & Co Ltd, Northwich Cheshire, On War Service Worker's Badge, Making Explosives TNT & Munitions.

A scarce original early Great War period 'On War Service badge'; large circular gilded brass example, the top surmounted by a Rose, Thistle and Shamrock the united emblems of England, Scotland and Ireland; the centre with red enamel crescent and initials "BM&Co" within a blue enamel title surround "Brunner Mond & Co Ltd Making War Material". The reverse with maker's details "T. Fattorini Bolton" and "Reg 638232" a registered, design and patent date of 1914 and complete with official low issue number "631". Very good condition, retaining original buttonhole fitting, enamel perfect, gilt finish remains bright, an excellent example.
Height 36mm.

Code: 57881Price:


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WW1 National Shell Filling Factory No.6 Chilwell, Nottinghamshire, Officially Numbered Identification Munition Workers Token.

A scarce original Great War period munition workers surviving factory token'; large brass circular example with a hole at top to facilitate hanging on a hook; the obverse with embossed Crowned "C" cypher, reversed and interwined, and stamped "The V.C. Factory 1915 1918"; the reverse impressed with official issue identification number "3247" within "The Property of The National Shell Filling Factory No.6 Chilwell" surround. Good uncleaned condition, some service wear as would be expected.
Diameter 39mm.

Code: 57690Price:

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