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Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps, Q.A.R.A.N.C Officer's Cap Badge, by J.R.Gaunt London.

A scarce original early period 'Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps gilt officer's cap badge', King George VI crowned wreath bearing "Sub cruce Candida" (Under the White Cross) scrolls, the Dannebrog lettered "A" for Alexandra to the center "Q.A.R.A.N.C" silvered title below, the reverse with maker's details "J.R.Gaunt London", complete with two loop fittings, gilt finish remains crisp. Excellent condition.
Height 40mm.

In 1949 the QAIMNS 'Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service' was renamed 'Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps' QARANC. In 1953 the badge was replaced with a Elizabeth II Crowned version.

Code: 57287Price:


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'Army Trained Nurse' EIIR Nurses Qualification Badge.

A scarce original Elizabeth II period 'Army Trained Nurse qualification badge'; large pewter plated example with embossed "Royal Crest' superimposed on crossed swords. Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings.
Height 41mm.

Code: 56994Price:


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Army Medical Services Schools of Nursing, State Enrolled Nurse Badge.

A scarce Elizabeth II silver plated 'Army Medical Services Schools of Nursing SEN badge' inlaid with green enamel. Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, enamel perfect.
Diameter 25mm.

Code: 56664Price: 35.00 GBP


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Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve, QAIMNSR Cap / Collar Badge.

A good original example of a 'Q.A.I.M.N.S.R. nickel cap / collar badge', worn on the cap and on the collar. Very good condition, complete with original two loop fittings and split pin.
Height 25mm.

Code: 56663Price:


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1908-1921 Territorial Force Nursing Service, TFNS Silver Medal Tippet Badge.

A scarce original 1908-1921 full size unmarked silver tippet badge; oval medal bearing 'Territorial Force Nursing Service' title surmounted by a King's Crown, the fretted centre depicting Queen Alexandra cypher of crossed initials 'A' intertwined, complete with original ribbon and suspension bar. Very good condition, minor service wear to ribbon, broken pin fitting with old safety pin replacement.
Overall Height 75mm.

Code: 56580Price:


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WW1 Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve QAIMNSR, 1915 Hallmarked Silver Badge, retailer's Carrington & Co London.

A scarce First World War period full-sized 'Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve' badge, the reverse bearing Birmingham silver hallmarks for 1915, maker's details "B.H.J" (B H Joseph & Co Birmingham) and retailer's details "Carrington & Co. London". Very good condition, complete with original silk ribbon and suspension bar with pin fittings, minimal wear.
Overall Height 76mm.
Diameter 28mm.

Code: 56205Price:


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Queen Alexandra's Royal Naval Nursing Service QARNNS Silver Identity Bracelet.

A scarce 'Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service' nurse's identity bracelet, inscribed to "Sister Barbara Pearson. Q.A.R.N.N.S." the reverse impressed "Silver". Very good condition, unmarked silver coloured fastening catch in good working order, complete with copper chains.
Length 195mm.

Code: 56167Price: 45.00 GBP


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Royal Navy Victorian 'Naval Nursing Service' 1885 Pattern Nurses Uniform Buckle.

A rare Royal Navy 'Naval Nursing Service nurses buckle believed to be the 1885 pattern worn by nursing sisters; silver plated example bearing Victorian Crowned fouled anchor on lined ground, within laurel wreath surround. Very good condition, complete with single fixed loop, detached loop now absent, minor service wear.
Height 52mm.

The 'Naval Nursing Service' was formed in 1884. These Royal Navy trained nurses served on shore, initially at Haslar and Plymouth. In 1902 it was renamed 'Queen Alexandra's Royal Naval Nursing Service' QARNNS.

Code: 56166Price: 350.00 GBP


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EIIR Army Medical Services Schools of Nursing, State Registered Nurse Badge.

A scarce Elizabeth II silver plated 'Army Medical Services Schools of Nursing SRN badge' inlaid with blue enamel. Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel, minimal service wear.
Diameter 25mm.

Code: 56136Price:


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Queen Qlexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps QARANC Association Badge by J.R.Gaunt, London..

A good original 'King George VI' period 'Q.A. Association' silver plated badge inlaid with red enamel, the Dannebrog lettered "A" for Alexandra to the centre, the reverse with maker's details "J.R.Gaunt, London". Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel.
Height 32mm.

In 1949 the QAIMNS 'Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service' was renamed 'Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps' QARANC. In 1953 the badge was replaced with a Elizabeth II Crowned version.

Code: 56135Price:


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Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps 1951 Hallmarked Silver QARANC Medal Badge.

A very scarce original full size example of a 'Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps tippet badge', the reverse bearing Birmingham silver hallmarks for 1951 and maker's details "W.J.D" (William James Dingley Birmingham). Very good condition, complete with original full length silk ribbon with suspension bar and pin fittings
Height of medal with ring 59mm.
Overall 119mm.

Code: 56133Price: 350.00 GBP


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'Royal Air Force Nurse Training School' RAF Nurses Uniform Badge.

A scarce original early issue 'Nurse Training School Royal Air Force' gilt badge inlaid with pale blue enamelling, depicting a 'caduceus' superimposed over laurel wreath. Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings incorporating safety roller catch in good working order, enamel perfect, gilt remain bright.
Diameter 32mm.

Code: 56045Price:


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WW1 Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve QAIMNSR Group of Medals.

A scarce First World War period group of three medals awarded to Staff Nurse Margaret Eleanor Riekie who was trained at the London Hospital, Whitechapel Road in East London before volunteering her services to 'Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve' in 1916.
Comprising:
WW1 British War and Victory Medal "S. Nurse M.E.Riekie". Very good condition, original silk ribbons contained in boxes of issue, medals loose.
Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve full size medal, the reverse bearing Birmingham silver hallmarks for 1916 and maker's details "B.H.J" (B H Joseph & Co Birmingham) and with retailer's details "Carringtons & Co. London". Very good condition, complete with original ribbon and pin bar suspension as worn.
Diameter 28mm.
Complete with a small archive of research.

Miss Margaret Eleanor Rickie, was a native of Bognor, Sussex and was trained as a nurse at the London Hospital. In September 1916 she enlisted into the Queen Alexandra Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve and volunteered for overseas service. She was posted to a Military Hospital in Malta and landed in Malta on the 2nd October 1916. She remained here until September 1917 when she embarked for service in Salonika to serve with No. 61 General Hospital which had 1,040 Beds. At the time of her discharge on the 22nd February 1919, she was serving with the 2/3 Northumberland Field Ambulance unit and her conduct was described as excellent.

Code: 55723Price:


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WW2 Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service 1943 Hallmarked Silver QAIMNS Medal Badge.

A very scarce original Second World War period full size example of a 'Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service tippet badge', the reverse bearing Birmingham silver hallmarks for 1943 and maker's details "W.J.D" (William James Dingley Birmingham). Very good condition, complete with period unused full length silk ribbon with raw edge.
Height of medal with ring 59mm.

Code: 55699Price:


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WW1 Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve QAIMNSR, 1916 Hallmarked Silver Badge, retailer's Carrington & Co London.

A scarce First World War period full-sized 'Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve' badge, the reverse bearing Birmingham silver hallmarks for 1916, maker's details "B.H.J" (B H Joseph & Co Birmingham) and retailer's details "Carrington & Co. London". Very good condition, complete with original silk ribbon and suspension bar with pin fittings, minimal wear to medal, ribbon with service wear.
Overall Height 98mm.
Diameter 28mm.

Code: 55698Price:


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H.R.H. Princess Christians Trained Nurses, Boer War Nurses' Named Silver Medal.

A very rare unmarked silver nurses' medal dating from the Boer War; ornate quatrefoil design, the voided centre bearing 'Princess Helena cypher' Crowned "HAV" 'Helena Augusta Victoria' (Princess Christian of Schleswig-Holstein by marriage), the reverse inscribed "Eleanor Johnson". Very good condition, complete with suspension ring.
Height 43mm.

'Miss Eleanor Johnson' was born in London in 1864 and was the daughter of sculptor 'Matthew Hawkins Johnson'. She began her nursing in about 1890 working as a Day Nurse in the 'Fulham Union Infirmary', at the outbreak of the Boer War in 1899 she volunteered her services to the 'Princess Christian’s Nursing Service'. Embarking to South Africa in 1900 she was originally attached to the 'No. 1 General Hospital at Wynberg' in the Cape, before transferring to No. 10 Stationary Hospital at Naauwport, this having 377 beds available for sick and wounded. Here she was appointed a Sister. For her services in South Africa she was awarded the 'Queen’s South Africa Medal and King’s South Africa Medal'.

Code: 55696Price:


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Queen Alexandra's Royal Naval Nursing Service Q.A.R.N.N.S Officer's Hat Badge.

A rare original pre-1953 'Queen Alexandra's Royal Naval Nursing Service officer's hat badge', red embroidered laurel wreath surmounted by a King George VI Crown, Queen Alexandra cypher of crossed initials A, intertwined around a gold wire anchor within, the reverse with waxed black hessian lining and white painted stores' number. Very good condition, colours remain bright, an excellent example.
Height 71mm.

Code: 55695Price: 150.00 GBP


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WW1 Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve QAIMNSR, 1917 Hallmarked Silver Badge, retailer's Carrington & Co London.

A scarce First World War period full-sized 'Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve' badge, the reverse bearing Birmingham silver hallmarks for 1917 and maker's details "B.H.J" (B H Joseph & Co Birmingham) and retailer's details "Carrington & Co. London". Very good condition, complete with original silk ribbon and suspension bar with pin fittings, minimal wear.
Overall Height 73mm.
Diameter 28mm.

Code: 55677Price:


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WW2 Queen Alexandra's Royal Naval Nursing Service QARNNS Gold Bullion Cloth Hat Badge, Tropical Issue.

A very rare original Second World War period tropical issue 'Queen Alexandra's Royal Naval Nursing Service hat badge', King George VI Crowned 'Queen Alexandra cypher' of crossed initials "A" embroidered in red silk cotton and intertwined around a gold wire anchor on cream felt backing, the reverse with white hessian lining. Overall in very good condition, embroidery and gold bullion remains bright, but there is extensive MOTH damage mainly to the felt edging, the price allows for this defect.
Height 51mm.

Code: 55664Price: 120.00 GBP


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WW1 French Flag Nursing Corps FFNC Wartime Certificated British Trained Nurse's Overseas Badge by JR Gaunt, London.

A rare original First World War period 'French Flag Nursing Corps badge' ; large oval gilded brass example the outer title surround in red, the centre bearing tricolour 'French Flag' upon blue enamel ground, the reverse with maker's details "J.R. Gaunt London". Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, enamel intact, minor service wear.
Height 34mm.

Founded by 'Miss.Grace Allison' with 250 certificated British Nurses, paid for by the 'French War Office' to cope with the deluge of French wounded. Some were attached to 'Military Ambulances', others were in charge of large military hospitals such as Caen and Lisieux and many smaller ones. After the Armistice, the 'French Service de Sante' declared the FFNC nurses to be the most satisfactory of all their nurses and those of their allies.

Code: 55629Price: 250.00 GBP

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