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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: 35.00 GBP


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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: 18.00 GBP


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WW1 On War Service Admiralty, Officially Numbered 940 Badge.

A very rare original First World War period nickel plated brass circular badge with central GvR Crown in relief and title surround 'On War Service Admiralty' the reverse impressed with official number "940" Very good condition, retaining original buttonhole fitting.
Diameter 26mm.

Code: 54132Price: 120.00 GBP


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WW1 On War Service 1915 Munition Workers Home Front Numbered Badge by D.J.Collins Newgate St. 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.J.Collins Newgate St. London" "Warranted Fire Gilt" "P" and impressed with official issue number "39606". Good condition, retaining original buttonhole fitting.
Height 44mm.

Code: 54123Price:


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

A scarce original First World War period well designed women's war workers fretted triangular gilt badge, 'Speed Up Ships & Aeroplanes title to the surround inlaid with patriotic red, white and blue enamel, winged bullet to the center, 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: 54120Price: 85.00 GBP


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WW1 On War Service 1916 Munition Workers Home Front Nickel Plated Triangle Badge by J.R.Gaunt.

A scarce original First World War official '1916 Munition Workers nickel plated brass badge, the reverse with maker's details "J.R.Gaunt & Son Ltd London" and issue number "409029". Good condition, replacement pin fitting, original hook, minor service wear to plating.
Height 39mm.

Code: 54109Price:


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WW1 On War Service 1914 Munition Workers Home Front Gilt & Enamel A79.610 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 number "A79.610" Very good condition, retaining original buttonhole fitting, enamel with very minor service wear.
Diameter 25mm.

Code: 54099Price: 25.00 GBP


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WW1 John Dewsbury & Son Ltd, Walsall, Horse Bits, Saddlery Stirrups, Spurs, Engaged On Government Work, Numbered '5' War Service Badge.

A rare original First World War period 'Engaged On Government Work circular gilt badge' inlaid with red and blue enamel to the surround, the centre depicting the united emblems of England, Scotland and Ireland, a Rose, Thistle and Shamrock, mounted with white central title bar 'John Dewsbury & Son Ltd', the reverse impressed with official low number "5". Very good condition, retaining original buttonhole fitting, no damage to the enamel, extremely minor stress line to right edge of scroll.
Height 27mm.

Code: 54097Price: 90.00 GBP


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WW1 Speed Up Munitions '1914 Did His Bit On Munition Work' Watch Fob Badge.

A scarce First World War munition workers ornate gilt medal inlaid with blue enamel, depicting a winged 'Heavy Artillery Gun' with "Speed Up Munitions" title scroll below, the reverse embossed with "The Great War For Freedom 1914 Did His Bit On Munition Work" with "Rd 657674" a registered, design and patent date of 1915. Very good condition, retaining original ring suspension, enamel intact, gilt remains bright.
Height excluding ring 30mm.

Code: 54096Price:


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WW1 Munition Makers Canteen Ireland, Irish War Service Badge.

A very rare original First World War circa 1916 'Irish Canteen Workers badge', Crowned gilded brass circlet inlaid with green enamel bearing ''Munition Makers Canteen' title, the central quartered shield on white enamel ground, depicting the four provinces of Ireland 'Ulster, Munster, Leinster, and Connaught'. Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, enamel perfect, gilt finish remains bright.
Height 38mm.

Munitions workers canteens were established in Ireland from 1916 through a Munition Makers’ Canteen Committee chaired by the Marchioness of Waterford. The scheme was to improve worker’s efficiency by providing an alcohol-free canteen open both day and night. Initially they were run by voluntary workers but due to the difficulty in finding sufficient volunteer workers for the night shifts it was decided to run the canteens with paid staff.

Code: 54095Price:


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

A good original First World 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-issue number "D33373" Very good condition, retaining original buttonhole fitting, enamel with very minor service wear.
Diameter 25mm.

Code: 54088Price: 18.00 GBP


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WW1 On War Service 1914 Munition Workers Home Front Gilt & Enamel Badge by D.G.Collins London.

A good original First World War period official issue circular gilt badge with central Crown, the title surround 'On War Service 1914' inlaid with dark blue enamel, the reverse with maker's details "D.G.Collins London". Very good condition, retaining original buttonhole fitting, enamel with service wear, gilt remains bright.
Diameter 25mm.

Code: 54087Price: 15.00 GBP


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WW1 War Munition Volunteer Home Front War Workers Officially Numbered 88076 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 "88076". Very good condition, retaining original buttonhole fitting, gilt remains bright.
Height 44mm.

Code: 54085Price:


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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 “201478”. 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: 54084Price:


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WW1 On War Service 1915 Munition Workers Home Front Re-Issue Numbered J 20644 Badge by D.G.Collins Newgate St.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" "Warrented Fire Gilt" and impressed with official re-issue number "J 20644". Good condition, retaining original buttonhole fitting.
Height 44mm.

Code: 54083Price: 15.00 GBP


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WW1 On War Service 1915 Munition Workers Home Front Low Numbered L 2315 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 low issue number "2315". Very good condition, retaining original buttonhole fitting.
Height 43mm.

Code: 54082Price:


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WW1 On War Service 1915 Munition Workers Home Front Numbered L 58217 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 "58217". Very good condition, retaining original buttonhole fitting.
Height 43mm.

Code: 54081Price:


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WW1 On War Service 1915 Munition Workers Home Front Numbered Z 30558 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 "30558". Good condition, retaining original buttonhole fitting.
Height 43mm.

Code: 54079Price:


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F. D.Cowieson & Co, St Rollox, Glasgow Scotland, Designers and Erectors of Portable Buildings, Engaged On Government Work, WW1 On War Service Badge.

A rare original First World War period 'Engaged On Government Work circular Crowned gilt badge' inlaid with red and blue enamel to the surround, the centre depicting the united emblems of England, Scotland and Ireland, a Rose, Thistle and Shamrock, mounted with white central title bar 'Cowieson's Buildings', 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, enamel perfect, gilt remains bright.
Height 34mm.

Code: 54078Price: 90.00 GBP


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WW1 Christopher Dodson Limited, Motor body builders, Trolley Bus, London General Omnibus Company, Engaged In The Manufacture of Munition of War Badge.

A rare original First World War period 'Engaged In The Manufacture of Munition of War gilt and enamel badge' for 'C.Dodson Ltd.', the reverse with maker's details "J.R.Gaunt & Son London". Retaining original buttonhole fitting, enamel chip to scroll between Dodson and Ltd otherwise very good condition.
Height 31mm.

Code: 54077Price:

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