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WW1 Borough of Southwark, London 'For Air Raid Service During Great War' 1918 Hallmarked Silver Medal.

A rare original First World War period 'For Air Raid Service During Great War silver cross'; the centre depicting the 'Arms from the Borough of Southwark' with motto below "United To Serve" (Granted in 1902); the reverse impressed with Birmingham silver hallmarks for 1918 and maker's details "J.F" (James Fenton & Co Birmingham). Very good condition, complete with silver suspension ring and housed in a period leather medal case.
Height 43mm.

Code: 56481Price: 150.00 GBP


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WW1 Bowley Preece & Co Ltd, Birmingham, Saddlery for the Army, 1915 On War Service Badge.

A good original First World War period 'Bowley Preece & Co Ltd' gilt and enamel war worker's badge, the reverse with maker's details "C.Usher B'Ham". Very good condition, retaining original buttonhole fitting, no damage to the enamel.
Height 30mm.

Code: 56480Price:


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WW1 Victoria Tube Company Ltd, Engaged On War Service 1915 Badge, Great Bridge, Tipton, Staffordshire.

A scarce original First World War period 'Victoria Tube Co Ltd 1915 On War Service badge', circular gilt and enamel example, the reverse with maker's details "H.B.Sale Ltd B'Ham. Very good condition, retaining original buttonhole lapel fitting, enamel perfect.
Diameter 25mm.

The 'Victoria Tube Company Ltd' of Great Bridge, Tipton, Staffordshire were manufacturers of mild steel and wrought iron tubes.

Code: 56420Price: 75.00 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 “157760”. 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: 56390Price: 15.00 GBP


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WW1 'H. Dawson & Co. London' Wool Supplies For War Service, 1914 Hallmarked Silver Badge.

A rare original First World War period 'H. Dawson & Co. London Wool Supplies For War Service badge, circular in design, inlaid with blue and white enamel and surmounted by the profile of a sheep, the reverse impressed with Birmingham silver hallmaks for 1914 and maker's details "D.G.C" (Daniel George Collins, London". Good condition, PLEASE NOTE buttonhole lapel fitting now ABSENT (price reflects), enamel with service wear.
Diameter 26mm.
Height 35mm.

Code: 56355Price:


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WW1 On War Service 1915 Munition Workers Officially Numbered U 62671 Home Front Badge by D.G.Collins, 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 "D.G.Collins Newgate St. London" "Warranted Fire Gilt" "U" and impressed with official issue number "U 62671". Good condition, retaining original buttonhole fitting, some service wear.
Height 44mm.

Code: 56353Price: 15.00 GBP


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WW1 On War Service 1916 Munition Workers Home Front Nickel Plated 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 "226021". Very good condition, retaining original substantial heavy duty pin fittings, an excellent example.
Height 39mm.

Code: 56277Price: 40.00 GBP


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WW1 On War Service 1916 Munition Workers Home Front Brass Triangle '225976' Numbered Badge by Gaunt & Son Ltd. 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 "Gaunt & Son Ltd. London" and official issue number "225976". Very good condition, retaining original substantial heavy duty pin fittings, an excellent example.
Height 39mm.

Code: 56276Price:


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WW1 'Lee & Son Army Service' 1915 On War Work Lapel Badge.

A scarce original First World War gilt and enamel '1915 On War Work lapel badge' for 'Lee & Son Army Service'. Very good condition, retaining original buttonhole horseshoe fitting slightly flattened, no chips to the enamel, some surface scratches.
Height 28mm.

Code: 56197Price: 70.00 GBP


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WW1 O.H.M.S British Aluminium Co Ltd 1915 On War Service Badge.

A good original First World War period die-stamped blackened brass 'On His Majesty's Service British Aluminium Co Ltd 1915 War Service badge'. Very good condition, retaining original buttonhole fitting.
Diameter 32mm.

Code: 55965Price: 40.00 GBP


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WW1 R.S.P.C.A Auxiliary A.V.C. Army Veterinary Corps, Requisitioned Horses War Workers Badge.

A scarce original First World War period gilt and enamel badge, the centre depicting a horses head within a Crowned circular title "For Sick And Wounded Horses" this resting on a scrolls "RSPCA" "Auxiliary. A.V.C", the reverse with maker’s details “J.R.Gaunt London”. Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel, service wear to gilt finish.
Height 36mm.

Worn by civilian workers who helped train requisitioned horses for the British Army.

Code: 55964Price:


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WW1 War Munition Volunteer Home Front War Workers Officially Numbered 6782 Brass & Enamel Badge by J.R.Gaunt & Son Ltd, London.

An exceptionally good original example of a 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 comparatively low issue number "6782". Very good condition, retaining original buttonhole fitting, enamel perfect, gilt remains fresh.
Height 44mm.

Code: 55866Price:


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WW1 War Munition Volunteer Home Front War Workers Officially Numbered 44005 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 "44005". Very good condition, retaining original buttonhole fitting.
Height 44mm.

Code: 55865Price:


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WW1 Speed Up Munitions, 1914 Did Her Bit on Munitions Work, Women's On War Service Badge.

A scarce original First World War period 'Speed Up Munitions badge' gilded brass circular example inlaid with blue enamel, depicting a winged bullet over white 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.657674" a registered, design and patent date of 1916. Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings now with old replacement pin, enamel intact, minor surface scratches.
Diameter 26mm.

Code: 55864Price:


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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 voided 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, minor stress mark to red enamel lower right otherwise perfect, gilt remains bright.
Height 31mm.

Code: 55863Price: 65.00 GBP


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WW1 On War Service 1916 Munition Workers Home Front Brass Triangle '374187' 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 unusual official issue number "374187". Very good condition, retaining original heavy duty pin fittings.
Height 38mm.

Code: 55861Price:


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WW1 On War Service 1915 Munition Workers Home Front Gilt & Enamel Badge.

A scarce original First World War official War Workers gilt brass badge, Crowned blue enamel oval title, the centre bearing the 'Board of Ordnance' shield on white enamel ground. Very good condition, retaining original buttonhole fitting, no stress marks or damage to the enamel, gilt remains bright, an excellent example.
Height 42mm.

Code: 55860Price: 35.00 GBP


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WW1 On War Service 1915 Munition Workers Home Front Gilt & Enamel Officially Numbered 49146 Badge by J.R.Gaunt London.

A scarce original First World War official War Workers gilt brass badge, Crowned blue enamel oval title, the centre bearing the 'Board of Ordnance' shield on white enamel ground; the reverse with maker's details "J.R.Gaunt London" and official issue number "49146". Good condition, retaining original buttonhole fitting, no stress marks or damage to the enamel but with some service wear
Height 42mm.

Code: 55859Price:


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WW1 On War Service 1915 Munition Workers Silver Plated Home Front Numbered P 24858 Badge by D.G.Collins, London.

A scarce original gilt / silver plated 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 "D.J.Collins Newgate St. London" "Warranted Fire Gilt" "P" and impressed with official issue number "24858". Good condition, retaining original buttonhole fitting, silver plated with heavy service wear, worn back to base in parts.
Height 44mm.

Code: 55858Price: 20.00 GBP


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WW1 On War Service 1915 Munition Workers Nickel Plated Home Front Numbered L 67302 Badge by Gaunt & Son Ltd London.

A scarce original nickel plated 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 "Gaunt & Son Ltd London" and the letter "L" and impressed with official issue number "67302". Very good condition, retaining original buttonhole fitting.
Height 42mm.

Code: 55857Price: 35.00 GBP

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