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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 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 “13358”. 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: 54272Price:


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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 Q 48875 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" "Q" and impressed with official issue number "48875". Very good condition, retaining original buttonhole fitting.
Height 43mm.

Code: 54227Price: 15.00 GBP


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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: 12.00 GBP


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WW1 On War Service 1915 Munition Workers Home Front Numbered Z 84262 Badge by J.A.Wylie & Co 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.A.Wylie & Co London" "Z" and impressed with official issue number "84262". Very good condition, retaining original buttonhole fitting.
Height 43mm.

Code: 54214Price:


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WW1 On War Service 1915 Munition Workers Home Front Numbered S 36212 Badge by J.R.Gaunt & Sons Ltd London.

A good original First World War official 'On War Service 1915 munitions workers badge' the letters with infill of black bitumen paint, the reverse with maker's details stamped in relief "J.R.Gaunt & Sons Ltd London" "S" and impressed with official issue number "36212". Very good condition, retaining original buttonhole fitting.
Height 43mm.

Code: 54213Price: 15.00 GBP


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WW1 On War Service 1915 Munition Workers Home Front Numbered L 68319 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 "68319". Very good condition, retaining original buttonhole fitting, gilt remains fresh.
Height 43mm.

Code: 54212Price:


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WW1 King George V 'On His Majestys Service', O.H.M.S Works War Service Badge.

A scarce original First World War period gilt and enamel 'On His Majestys Service' war workers badge, a convex blue enamel circular example, bearing a red enamelled Crown flanked by 'GR' above the title "O.H.M.S Works". Fair condition, retaining original buttonhole fitting, heavy service wear with flaking to the enamel.
Diameter 25mm.

Code: 54203Price:


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WW1 On War Service 1915 Munition Workers Badge.

A scarce original First World War period gilt and enamel war workers badge, within a blue enamel circlet surmounted by Union spray of rose, shamrock and thistle, an 'S' style title inlaid with red, white and blue enamel "On War Service 1915", the reverse with maker's details "Thomas Fattorini Bolton" and "Reg.638232" a registered, design and patent date of 1914. Very good condition, retaining original buttonhole fitting, no damage to the enamel, gilt remains fresh.
Height 30mm.

Code: 54202Price:


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WW1 On War Service 1915 Munition Workers Home Front 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 "23954". Very good condition, retaining original buttonhole fitting, manufacturers defect to Crown.
Height 42mm.

Code: 54201Price: 12.00 GBP


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WW1 On War Service 1915 Munition Workers Home Front 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 low issue number "3135". Very good condition, retaining original buttonhole fitting, gilt remains fresh, an exceptional example.
Height 42mm.

Code: 54200Price: 28.00 GBP


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WW1 Voluntary War Service Y.W.C.A. Munitions Canteens Badge.

A scarce original First World War period 'Voluntary War Service Y.W.C.A. Munitions Canteens circular silver plated badge' suspended from a one year suspension bar, the centre bearing the "Young Women's Christian Association" symbol an inverted triangle with 'Y.W.C.A' title inlaid with blue and black enamel, set upon white enamel ground, the reverse with maker's details "Thomas Fattorini Bolton. Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, enamel remains undamaged, minor service wear to plating.
Height 40mm.

Code: 54193Price:


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WW1 Voluntary War Service Y.M.C.A. Munitions Canteens Badge.

A scarce original First World War period 'Voluntary War Service Y.M.C.A. Munitions Canteens circular silver plated badge' suspended from a one year suspension bar, the centre bearing the "Young Men's Christian Association" symbol an inverted triangle with 'Y.M.C.A' title inlaid with red and black enamel, set upon white enamel ground, the reverse with maker's details "Thomas Fattorini Bolton. Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, enamel remains undamaged.
Height 42mm.

Code: 54192Price:


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WW1 On War Service 1916 Munition Workers Home Front Brass Triangle '57917' Numbered Badge by J.R.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 "J.R.Gaunt & Son Ltd. London" and official issue number "57917". Very good condition, retaining original heavy duty pin fittings, an excellent example.
Height 39mm.

Code: 54191Price:


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WW1 On War Service 1916 Munition Workers Home Front Brass Triangle '310542' Numbered Badge by 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 "Wylie & Co London" and official issue number "310542". Very good condition, retaining original heavy duty pin fittings, an excellent example.
Height 37mm.

Code: 54190Price:


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WW1 On War Service 1916 Munition Workers Home Front Nickel Plated Triangle Badge by Wylie & Co London.

A scarce original First World War official '1916 Munition Workers nickel plated brass trianglular badge, George V Crown to voided centre with 1916 below, the reverse with maker's details "Wylie & Co London" and official issue number "173561". Good condition, original pin fittings, bent over dressmaker replacement pin, minor service wear to plating on highlights of Crown.
Height 38mm.

Code: 54189Price: 35.00 GBP


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

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 "85360". Very good condition, retaining original buttonhole fitting, no damage to the enamel, gilt remains fresh, an excellent example.
Height 42mm.

Code: 54188Price:


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WW1 On War Service 1914 Munition Workers Home Front Gilt & Enamel D35733 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 re-issue official number "D35733" Very good condition, retaining original buttonhole fitting, no damage to the enamel, very minor service wear.
Diameter 25mm.

Code: 54187Price:

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