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  • ULSTER WOMEN’S UNIONIST COUNCIL LAPEL BADGE

    A very good condition early 20th century Ulster women’s movement political badge. Founded in 1911, by 1913 the organisation had over 100,000 members. Activities within the movement included fundraising, electioneering, and distributing propaganda in Ireland, England and Scotland, as anti-Home Rule ‘missionaries’.

    £55.00
  • SPITFIRE FUND LAPEL BADGE ?

    In my time I’ve seen many of this type of badge, supposedly for Spitfire fund raising. I do find them rather extravagant in material to be for such a purpose, They seem to be more a ‘workshop’ made made, by ‘air-mechanics’ etc. All the above said a period well made lapel pin.

    £20.00
  • WW1 BRITISH WAR WOUNDED LAPEL BADGE

    A superb badge showing a wounded British soldier in hospital blues. Five colour enamel small badge, mounted on a brooch pin fitting. Enamel damage free. Reverse is officially issue numbered, with a maker mark that is not easily read. A rare badge.

    £65.00
  • WW1 BRITISH WAR MUNITION VOLUNTEER LAPEL BADGE

    A good untouched fire gilt on brass ‘War Munition Volunteer’ service lapel badge. Some wear to the gilt finish. Reverse with again a male orientated button hole fitting. A low issue number, Single digit ‘T’ and four numbers. Maker marked ‘J.R. Gaunt & Son Ltd.’ Marked also ‘Warranted Fire Gilt’. This badge was issued specifically to Munitions Volunteers, a hazardous industry as such dealing with in many cases

    £30.00
  • WW1 BRITISH 1916 ON WAR SERVICE LAPEL BADGE

    A good untouched all brass 1916 On War Service lapel badge. Good crisp obverse detail, reverse with Brooch pin fitting, a six digit issue number, and maker details ‘J.R. Gaunt & Son Ltd. London’. By 1916 Greta numbers of war workers were needed with women coming into the factories and on war work. Hence this badge was produced with a female/duel reverse fitting and the large issue

    £24.00
  • WW1 BRITISH 1915 ON WAR SERVICE LAPEL BADGE

    A good untouched 1915 On War Service all brass lapel badge. Good obverse detail. Reverse with button hole lapel fitting (still male orientated), with a five digit issue number. Maker details ‘Woolley & Co (Birmingham) Ltd.’ Another lesser known maker.

    £24.00
  • WW1 BRITISH 1914 ON WAR SERVICE LAPEL BADGE

    A good untouched 1914 lapel badge worn by those on war service, but not in the armed forces from the outbreak of war. To show onlookers ‘they are ding their bit’. Blue enamel and gilt brass finish. Reverse with button hole lapel fitting, being very much a ‘male badge’. Digit ‘A’ with a five figure issue number. Maker marked, ‘Vaughtons Ltd. Birmingham’ (A lesser known badge maker of the period).

    £34.00
  • WW1 BRITISH HOME FRONT FUND RAISING ‘TIME CAPSULE’

    A super ‘time capsule’ of WW1 home front fund raising related items for various causes, contained in a period chocolate box; ‘starting’ from the early stage of the war A pin cushion in the form of a ‘book’ with a silk embroidered cover being the cap badge of the Army Veterinary Corps. To the interior are a number of paper day flag lapel pins for varying

    £245.00
  • MIXED BADGE LOT (1)

    A mixed lot of badges buttons and a sweetheart brooch. Military and home front. All fittings present and in good order. Sold as seen.

    £24.00
  • BRITISH WW1 HOME FRONT PROPAGANDA PAMPHLET ‘GERMANY VIOLATION OF BELGIUM’

    A very big point of anti-German propaganda from the out break of war was Germany’s treatment of neutral Belgium. Britain made as much of Germany’s violation of Belgium’s borders as was possible. This pamphlet dated March 1915 reiterates said actions and is urging people to ‘Enlist’ to reverse the injustice of he invasion. Good double sided condition ‘hand Bill’ which is grubby, has folded in half, but

    £55.00
  • BRITISH WW1 HOME FRONT FREEDOM OF MOVEMENT PASS

    A 1915 dated pass from the Isle of Sheppey giving freedom of movement by the barer in the area. Issued under the ‘Defence of the Realm’ act. Grubby damage free condition. Folded into four where carried. Passes of this type were issued in ‘sensitive’ areas due to military installations or areas considered an invasion risk.

    £20.00
  • BRITISH WW2 HOME FRONT AMBULANCE CREW (ATTRIBUTABLE) SERVICE HELMET

    A super, untouched service helmet for a member of an ambulance crew, serving on the Home Front. Early military grade helmet, (with army colouring to the underside and interior) period finished in Civil Defence black with the stencilled initial ‘A’ to the front. Shell dent and damage free with some age ‘marking’ and finish 95% present. Front initial with wear. Interior with the early pattern liner and

    £135.00