86 Items Found
Page: 1 of 9
0 Items in Basket »

WW2 OFFICERS DEMS FORMATION SIGN / SHOULDER TITLE.

A fine scarce Army Officers bullion British: World War Two ā€œD.E.M.S.ā€(Defensively Equipped Merchant Ship) title. Circa.1939/45

Defensively Equipped Merchant Ships (DEMS) badge. The badge was worn below the gunnery rating badge on the upper right sleeve of the working rig uniform or Battle-Dress blouse of qualified personnel. This badge would normally have seriffed letters. Army personnel also qualified for this duty and wore the DEMS badge below a gunnery rate's badge on the Battle-Dress blouse.

Reference; https://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/30068688

Code: 54874

110.00 GBP


ROYAL NAVAL DIVISION "BENBOW" SHOULDER TITLE

A very scarce 1st Brigade, 3rd Battalion brass shoulder title for the Benbow Battalion of the Royal Naval Division, being an inverted arc spelling out "BENBOW", with two hex type fixings to reverse.

The Battalion was so decimated at Gallipoli that it was disbanded in June 1915 before a cap badge could be designed for it.

Reference Westlake Plate 104 item 1610
Imperial War Museum http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/30102128

Code: 54840

350.00 GBP


ROYAL NAVAL MINE CLEARANCE SERVICE WW1 ARM BADGE

White metal arm badge with 2 loops to reverse.
Formed immediately WWI finished in 1918. Worn on the lower arm near the cuff.
Genuine, with no fault line through the centre of the badge like the fakes.
Reference; Badges and Insignia of the British Armed Services page 102.
Mine Clearance Service was established to sweep the large numbers of mines laid during conflict. This service was abolished in 1920.
A floating mine embossed onto a white metal surface, within a roundel, surrounded by a laurel wreath. Surmounted by a King's crown and above a motto scroll with: 'MINE CLEARANCE SERVICE' inscribed upon.

Code: 54839

57.00 GBP


ROYAL NAVAL MINE CLEARANCE SERVICE WW1 ARM BADGE

White metal arm badge with 2 loops to reverse.
Formed immediately WWI finished in 1918. Worn on the lower arm near the cuff.
Genuine, with no fault line through the centre of the badge like the fakes.
Reference; Badges and Insignia of the British Armed Services page 102.
Mine Clearance Service was established to sweep the large numbers of mines laid during conflict. This service was abolished in 1920.
A floating mine embossed onto a white metal surface, within a roundel, surrounded by a laurel wreath. Surmounted by a King's crown and above a motto scroll with: 'MINE CLEARANCE SERVICE' inscribed upon.

Code: 54774

SOLD


WW2 ROYAL MARINE SEIGE REGIMENT FORMATION BADGE

A fine unused red thread flaming grenade embroidered onto khaki cloth with brown paper backing as worn by the Royal Marines Seige Regiment. 5.5cm tall. No moth or damage. 1940 to 44.
Reference https://royalmarinesheritagetrails.org/the-royal-marine-siege-regiment-1940-44/

Code: 54775

40.00 GBP


WW1 ROYAL NAVAL DIVISION MACHINE GUN SECTION CAP BADGE

A fine brass cap badge with two loops to reverse.

Code: 54785

SOLD


RARE WW1 ROYAL NAVAL DIVISION ANSON CAP BADGE

A rare fine 8th (Anson) Battalion brass metal Royal Naval Division Drake cap badge.
Reference Ref K&K Vol1 1166.
Strengthening bar, maker name and two loops to reverse. Very good period cap badge.

Code: 54299

SOLD


RARE WW1 ROYAL NAVAL DIVISION NELSON CAP BADGE

A rare brass 5th (Nelson) Battalion Royal Naval Division cap badge. No lines on vertical three sails and upper pennant voided, slight tilt of ā€œSā€ in "NELSON" on genuine. Maker tablet, but Gaunt plate plank. Hence price North and south loops to reverse.

Code: 54300

SOLD


RARE WW1 ROYAL NAVAL DIVISION HOWE CAP BADGE

A fine brass 6th (Howe) Battalion Royal Naval Division cap badge. Maker tablet to reverse and two loop fixings.

Pennant ends are attached on genuine badges but totally voided on copies. Lettering on HOWE scroll thicker on genuine badges.
Upper band of jewel band is more finely notched on genuine badges.

Code: 54301

SOLD


RARE WW1 ROYAL NAVAL DIVISION DRAKE CAP BADGE

An excellent example of a rare 1st (Drake) Battalion fine bi- metal Royal Naval Division Drake cap badge.
Reference Ref Gaylor Plate 44. 8 lines of longitude on genuine badges.
Blow hole, maker tablet and two loop fixings to reverse. Thicker lettering, Scroll ends are also more detailed, gap between AUXILIO and DIVINO and British Isles more clearly defined on all genuine badges.

Code: 54298

SOLD