JAS Williamson & Son Limited Edwardian Cap Badge, Lion Varnish Works, Lancaster.
A superb impressive circa 1903 Edwardian period 'James Williamson and Son Limited cap badge'; fine quality large gilded brass example bearing the Crowned Trade Mark of the 'Lion Varnish Works, Lancaster' to voided centre. Excellent condition, complete with original two loop fittings, enamel perfect.
JAS Williamson & Son Limited were varnish manufacturers and in 1903 made special varnishes for Coach Builders, Railway Companies, Cabinet Makers, to name but a few.
Code: 58302Price: 60.00 GBP
'Meltonian Cream' E.Brown & Son Ltd, Cricklewood, London, Promotional Figural Character Advertising Badge by Miller.
A scarce original gilt and enamel 'Meltonian Cream' advertising badge, depicting a gentleman in morning dress sporting a top hat and monocle, standing on a jar of 'Meltonian' shoe cream, the reverse with maker's details "H.W.Miller Ltd Branston St B'Ham.18" and "Copyright". Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, no stress marks or damage to the enamel.
This character trade mark of Meltonian was registered to Reckitt & Colman Pty Ltd and accepted in 1937.
Code: 58225Price: 40.00 GBP
Co-operative Wholesale Society Fire Brigade Badge.
A scarce original pre-war circa 1934 'Co-operative Wholesale Society Fire Brigade badge'; die-stamped brass wheatsheaf bearing tri-part scroll with voided title 'CWS' 'FB' across centre. Very good condition, complete with two loop fitting to reverse and retaining pin.
Code: 57970Price: 40.00 GBP
Joseph Lucas Ltd 'LUCAS' Salesman's Promotional Badge, Electrical Equipment for Motor Cars, Cycles & Commercial Vehicles.
A rare original circa 1940's 'Lucas promotional badge'. A superb large gilded brass example depicting the distinguished lion, torch, and wheel logo in red, white and blue enamels, with post 1920's style 'LUCAS' title below. Excellent condition, retaining original pin fittings, enamel perfect, gilt finish remains bright.
Beauty Technician 'Coty Inc' Vintage Trademark Promotional Badge, 1965 Silver Hallmarked by Garrard & Co, London.
A very scarce circa 1965 superb quality 'Coty Cosmetics vintage trademark promotional badge'; large silver gilt example inlaid with red translucent enamel; the reverse impressed with Birmingham silver hallmarks for 1965 and maker's details "G & Co Ld" (Garrard & Co, London) the Crown Jewellers. Excellent condition, retaining original pin fittings, enamel perfect.
Code: 57334Price: 120.00 GBP
'Wheatsheaf The Best of Bread from Your Co-op' circa 1960's Promotional Celluloid Tin Button Badge.
A good original Co-operative Wholesale Society advertising badge from the circa 1960's 'Wheatsheaf The Best of Bread from Your Co-op'; celluloid tin button example depicting a wheatsheaf on red backing, within pink sun-ray title surround. Very good condition, retaining original pin fitting, colours remain bright.
Code: 57312Price: 6.00 GBP
Cow & Gate Brings Health & Happiness 'Baby Smiler' circa 1930's Promotional Silver Lucky Charm.
A scarce original circa 1930's 'Cow & Gate Milk Food' promotional lucky charm, in the form of their trademark baby symbol; hollow silver example the front impressed "Smiler" the reverse inscribed in relief "Cow & Gate Brings Health & Happiness" and "Sterling Silver". Very good condition, no dents or cracks, complete with ring suspension.
Code: 56958Price: 85.00 GBP
1962 Kellogg's Ricicles 'Noddy Club' Children's Membership Promotional Badge.
A good original Kellogg's Ricicles 1962 issue 'Noddy Club badge' in the form of the fictional character created by children's author Enid Blyton; gilded brass example with painted enamel finish, the reverse impressed in relief "© N.S.R. Co. Ltd.1962 Kellogg's".
Good condition, retaining original pin fittings, painted finish intact, minor service wear to gilt finish.
Code: 56373Price: 10.00 GBP
Bryant & May Ltd, Match Workers Excursion to Blackpool 1st June 1923 on Mr. Paton's Day, Official Promotional Matches Badge.
A rare original 'Bryant & May Ltd, Blackpool 1st June 1923, Mr. Paton's Day' gilt and enamel promotional badge', the reverse with maker's details "Fattorini & Sons Bradford'. Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel, gilt remains bright, an excellent example.
Code: 53457Price: 80.00 GBP
Norvic Footfitters Ltd, Fitter Feet Club, Advertising Promotional Lapel Badge.
A scarce circa 1950's 'Norvic Footfitters Fitter Feet Club' gilt and enamel promotional lapel badge. Good condition, retaining original pin fittings, minor wear to the enamel and gilt.
Code: 53078Price: 10.00 GBP
Doodles the Clown Blackpool Tower Circus, c.1930's Promotional Character Badge by Miller.
An original 1930's gilt and enamel promotional character figure badge, 'Doodles' the clown from Blackpool Tower Circus, the reverse with maker's details "Miller 118 Branston St B'Ham" "Regd 727956" a Registered Design and Patent date of 1927 and a makers mark used between 1931-1934. Good condition, original pin fittings, no chips to the enamel, but with minor stress marks to left shirt collar and a few surface scatches to the legs.
Chilvern Cottage Cheese, Dominion Dairy Co. Ltd, Alyesbury, Buckinghamshire Promotional Silver Jubilee Badge by Miller.
A scarce original silver plate and enamel '25 years Silver Jubilee Chilvern Cottage' cheese promotional badge, the reverse with maker's details "H.W.Miller Ltd Branston St B'Ham.18 Copyright". Very good condition, original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel and complete with complimentary card that would have originally accompanied the badge, this with heavy crease through the middle.
Huntley & Palmers Ginger Nut Biscuits, John Ginger Promotional Character Badge.
An original John Ginger brass and enamel badge, the reverse with maker's details "Thos. Fattorini Ltd B'Ham" and in relief "Huntley & Palmers Biscuits". Very good condition, original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel.
Huntley & Palmers biscuit making company was founded in 1822 and was originally situated in Reading Berkshire. The John Ginger character in Quacker style clothes, was created in 1933 and was the trademark for their Ginger Nut biscuits.
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