Women's Suffrage, Votes For Women Suffragette Political Pin Badge by W.O.Lewis Birmingham.
A rare original turn of the century circa 1905 'Women Suffragette pin badge'; large circular gilded brass example with green enamel border, to the centre on white enamel ground a reddish purple flower with green sepals, with title "Women's Suffrage" above and below; the reverse with maker's details "W.O.Lewis, Howard St, Birmm". Very good condition, retaining original early pattern pin fittings, no stress marks or chips to enamel, minor manufacturers flaw in the form of pitting at 5 o'clock, not affecting the appearance of this beautiful badge.
Code: 56781Price: 750.00 GBP
Woman Suffrage Congress London 1909, Votes for Women Suffragette Badge.
A very rare original badge for the 'Woman Suffrage Congress London 1909', from a gilded brass bar inlaid with red enamel inscribed "London1909" depends a red silk ribbon, embroidered in white "Woman Suffrage Congress". Excellent condition, retaining original pin fittings, no stress marks or damage to the enamel, silk ribbon remains bright.
Votes for Women W.S.P.U. circa 1908-1910 Women's Social and Political Union Suffragette Badge.
A rare original 1908 -1910 suffragette circular celluloid tin button fund raising badge, designed in the suffragette union colours, purple white and green, the centre bearing celtic cross with the letters "W.S.P.U." (Women's Social and Political Union) between each arm, the purple title surround bearing the legend "Votes for Women"; the reverse retaining its original manufacturer's paper label inscribed "Manufactured by the Merchants' Portrait Co Kentish Town Rd, London, N.W.". Excellent condition, no sign of any foxing, minimal rust.
Votes For Women W.S.P.U. Women's Social and Political Union Suffragette Badge.
A very rare original Suffragette badge, in the form of a gilt shield enamelled in purple, white and green the colours of the "Women's Social and Political Union", the white very pronounced and in the shape of an arrow point, the reverse with maker's details "W.O.Lewis, Howard St, BIRMm". Good condition with original pin fittings, some minor enamel damage to bottom left corner.
Women's Freedom League, Votes For Women, Suffragette Tin Button Badge.
A very rare original Women's Freedom League Suffragettes large tin button celluloid badge, the reverse still retaining its manufacturers paper backing with details "Manufactured by The Merchants' Portrait Co. Kentish Town Rd. London, N.W.".
Very good condition, colours remain bright and retaining original pin fitting.
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