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Allied Badges & Insignia

RICHMOND MILITARY ANTIQUES

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North Yorkshire - England

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WW2 ARP BADGE PAIR (Air Raid Precautions)
 


£35
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ref: br-arpbadgesf-0216



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  • A pair of WW2 Hallmarked Silver Air Raid Precautions Badges, full size and miniture.


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  • ARP (AIR RAID PRECAUTIONS) WHISTLE AND SILVER BADGE
     


    £40 SOLD

    ref: br-arpwhistle1-0416



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  • WW2 ARP Whistle and Silver Hallmarked Badge - Whistle by J. Hudson & Co. Barr St. Hockley, Birmingham - both whistle and badge are in excellent undamaged condition



    WWII RAF SWEETHEARD BROOCH/BADGE
     

    £75
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    ref: br-sweetheartbrf-0216



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  • WWII RAF Sweetheart Brooch/Badge - in original box

    Natural Marcasite gems set in Sterling Silver

    Marked LM for Dumfries Maker Lumsden - Marked "Sterling" and "England" - RAF in blue enamel

    Displays King's Crown



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  • AERONAUTICAL INSPECTION DIRECTORATE BADGE - WW2
     


    £20
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    ref: br-aidbadgef-0416



    WW2 Aeronautical Inspection Directorate Buttonhole Badge - Manafacturer Roden of London - Excellent original condition - material enamelled bronze

    Width 16.5mm

    Height 22mm


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  • BEVIN BOYS VETERANS BADGE
     


    £20
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    ref: bri-bevinbadge-8170



    Bevin Boys Veterans Badge - awarded to men who were conscripted directly into the mines, known more generally as Ballotees or opted for mine work in preference to joining the Armed Forces. Their contribution to the war effort was never formally recognised until June 2017 when the government honoured surviving Bevin Boys by awarding these badges - material enamelled and plated white metal

    Excellent original condition

    Width 24mm

    Height 30mm


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  • ROYAL OBSERVERS CORPS WW2 PIN BADGE
     


    £35

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    ref: br-rocbadgef-0917



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  • Large Royal Observers Corps WW2 pin badge - material: plated & enamelled metal - bears motto "Forewarned is Forearmed"

    The original 'Observers Corps' was formed in 1925 becoming the 'Royal Observers Corps' in April 1941 during the Battle of Britain for the visual detection, identification, tracking and reporting of aircraft over Britain. Members were mainly civilian volunteers with professional officers in charge

    Original undamaged condition

    Height: 40mm Width: 28mm


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  • ROYAL OBSERVERS CORPS WW2 OFFICER'S BADGE/BUTTON SET
     


    £65

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    ref: br-observerssetf-1117



    Royal Observers Corps WW2 Officer's badge/button set (during WW2 only officers wore uniform - other than the issued steel helmet and armband) - comprising white metal cap badge and button hole badge, 3 uniform buttons and a silver tie badge - badges bear the motto "Forewarned is Forearmed" and the Kings Crown

    The original 'Observers Corps' was formed in 1925 becoming the 'Royal Observers Corps' in April 1941 during the Battle of Britain for the visual detection, identification, tracking and reporting of aircraft over Britain. Members were mainly civilian volunteers with professional officers in charge

    All in lovely original undamaged condition




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  • WOMANS LARGE LAND ARMY ENAMEL LAPEL PIN BADGE - WW2
     


    £37.50
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    ref: br-landarmyf-0717



    WW2 large Womans Land Army enamel lapel pin badge - guilded & enamelled bronze - bearing the King's Crown

    maker maked "Marples & Beasley" of Birmingham, a major supplier of badges and buttons to the War Office during WW2, bought out from the founders in 1936 by 'Rebus' but continued with the original name until around 1951, the Birmingham factory closing in 1991

    Excellent original condition

    Height: 36mm (1 3/8")

    Width: 26mm (1")


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  • 8th & 2nd ARMY BADGE
     


    £30
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    ref: bri-8thbadge-8130



    WW2 large 8th and 2nd Army enamel lapel pin badge - enamelled white metal

    maker maked London Badge Company,

    Excellent original condition

    Height: 31mm

    Width: 26mm


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  • AUXILLARY FIRE SERVICE ENAMEL LAPEL BUTTON HOLE BADGE - WW2
     


    £20
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    ref: br-afsf-0717



    WW2 Auxillary Fire Service lapel button hole badge - enamelled & plated metal - bearing the King's Crown - Manafacturer "H.W.M.Ltd"

    Excellent original condition

    Height: 29mm

    Width: 26mm


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  • RAF COMFORTS COMMITTEE VOLUNTARY WORKER'S ENAMEL LAPEL PIN BADGE - WW2
     


    £15
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    ref: br-rafvolf-0717



    WW2 RAF Comforts Committee Voluntary Worker's enamel lapel pin badge - enamelled and plated metal - maker maked "Thomas Fattorini Ltd" of Regent St, Birmingham

    Instigated in Oct 1939 and given to the leaders of local knitting groups, voluntarily producing garments for the RAF. Could also be bought by members for the princely sum of 1 Shilling.

    Excellent original condition

    Height: 24mm

    Width: 24mm


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  • RAF COMFORTS COMMITTEE VOLUNTARY WORKER'S ENAMEL LAPEL PIN BADGE - WW2
     


    £15
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    ref: br-rafvol2f-0717



    WW2 RAF Comforts Committee Voluntary Worker's enamel lapel pin badge - enamelled and plated metal - maker maked "Thomas Fattorini Ltd" of Regent St, Birmingham

    Instigated in Oct 1939 and given to the leaders of local knitting groups, voluntarily producing garments for the RAF. Could also be bought by members for the princely sum of 1 Shilling.

    Good original used condition

    Height: 24mm

    Width: 24mm


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  • AUXILIARY TERRITORIAL SERVICE BADGE SET
     


    £75

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    ref: br-atssetf-1117



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  • WW2 Auxiliary Territorial Service Badge set - Cloth TRSs (Tactical Recognition Flashes) Arm Badges / Cap Badges / Collar Dogs - ribbon bar - badges bearing the King's Crown

    Some famous faces served in the Auxiliary Territorial Service during WW2 see "More Images"

    The ATS was the women's branch of the British Army during WW2 formed 9 September 1938. Initially voluntary until December 1941 when conscription for unmarried women 20 t0 30yrs was introduced - members of the ATS were among some of the last to be evacuated from Dunkirk

    All in excellent original condition


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  • ROYAL TANK REGIMENT BADGES
     


    £25 SOLD

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    ref: br-rtrbadgesf-1116



    WW2 Royal Tank Regiment Badges - Cloth TRS (Tactical Recognition Flash) Arm Badge / White Metal Cap Badge / Probably silver (less than 7grams not hall marked) Collar Dog - Both badges bearing the King's Crown

    All in excellent original condition


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  • HOME GUARD BADGE
     


    £20
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    ref: br-homeguardbadgef-0416



    Home Guard Buttonhole Badge - Good used condition, there are scratches but no cracks or breaks to the enamel - material enamelled bronze

    Width 19mm

    Height 22mm


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  • HOME GUARD BADGE
     


    £20
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    ref: br-hgbadgef-0717



    Home Guard Buttonhole Badge - Good used condition, there are scratches but no cracks or breaks to the enamel - material enamelled bronze

    Width 19mm

    Height 22mm


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  • EAST LANCASHIRES EGYPT WW2 PIN BADGE
     


    £15

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    ref: br-egyptpinf-0717



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  • East Lancashires Egypt Campaign Cap Badge & pin WW2, - material: plated & enamelled metal

    probably manufacted post war for wear by an Egypt campaign veteran

    King's Crown

    Original undamaged condition


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  • UPPER THAMES PATROL CAP BADGE
     


    £25
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    ref: br-utpf-0717



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  • Upper Thames Patrol Cap Badge & pin - Good used condition - material: bronze

    The 'Upper Thames Patrol' was part of the Home Guard whose duties were to guard the navigable river Thames from Lechdale to Teddington Locks using commandeered vessels - members were trained and by the end of the war qualified as regular soldiers

    Width 34mm

    Height 40mm


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  • WWII KINGS BADGE 1941
     


    £22 SOLD
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    ref: mp-disabled-1115



    WWII Buttonhole Badge, first issued in 1941, material-silver, crowned monogram in the centre, inscribed "for loyal service"
    awarded to personnel invalided out of the services and receiving a diabled pension. Designed to identidfy wounded service personnel and
    prevent victimisation of individuals no longer serving.


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  • KINGS BADGE 1941
     


    £20

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    ref: br-kingsbadge2f-0216



    WWII Buttonhole King's Badge, first issued in 1941, material-cupronickel, crowned monogram in the centre, inscribed "for loyal service"
    awarded to personnel invalided out of the services and receiving a diabled pension. Designed to identidfy wounded service personnel and
    prevent victimisation of individuals no longer serving.


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  • KINGS BADGE 1941 - BOXED
     


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    ref: br-kingsbadge3f-0716



    WWII Buttonhole King's Badge, complete with its original box - first issued in 1941 - material-cupronickel - crowned monogram in the centre, inscribed "for loyal service"

    Awarded to personnel invalided out of the services and receiving a diabled pension. Designed to identidfy wounded service personnel and prevent victimisation of individuals no longer serving.


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  • KINGS BADGE 1941 - BOXED
     


    £40

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    ref: br-boxedkingsbadge2f-0517






    WWII Buttonhole King's Badge, complete with its original box - first issued in 1941 - material-cupronickel - crowned monogram in the centre, inscribed "for loyal service"

    Awarded to personnel invalided out of the services and receiving a diabled pension. Designed to identidfy wounded service personnel and prevent victimisation of individuals no longer serving.

    Original undamaged condition


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  • KINGS BADGE MINIATURE - 1941
     


    £25
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    ref: br-minikingsbadgef-1016


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  • WWII Miniature Buttonhole King's Badge - 18mm dia more rare than the standard 25mm badge - first issued in 1941 - material-cupronickel - Kings crowned monogram in the centre, inscribed "for loyal service" - awarded to personnel invalided out of the services and receiving a diabled pension - Designed to identidfy wounded service personnel and prevent victimisation of individuals no longer serving.


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  • WW2 HALF CROWNS
     


    £27.50
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    ref: br-ww2coinsf-0716



    WWII set of four George VI Half Crowns - three dated 1942 one 1945 - material: 50% silver

    All in exceptional condition


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  • WWII RAF PILOT'S WINGS
     


    £85
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    ref: br-rafwingsf-0615



    WWII RAF Pilot's Wings - Tunic Cloth Breast Badge - Kings Crown


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  • WWII RAF BOMB AIMER'S CLOTH BREAST BADGE/BREVET
     


    £50
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    ref: ep-bombaimf-0615



    WWII RAF Bomb Aimer's Cloth Breast Badge/Brevet


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  • WWII RAF AIR GUNNER'S CLOTH BREAST BADGE/BREVET
     


    £45
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    ref: br-agbadgef-1117



    WWII RAF Bomb Air Gunner's Cloth Breast Badge/Brevet


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  • WWII RAF CLOTH SHOULDER BADGE/BREVET
     


    £25
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    ref: br-rafbadgef-1117



    WWII RAF Cloth Shoulder Badge/Brevet - taken from a WW2 Air Gunner's uniform


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  • WWII RAF CLOTH SARGENT'S STRIPES
     


    £30
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    ref: br-sargstripesf-1117



    WWII RAF Cloth Sargent's Stripes - taken from a WW2 Air Gunner's uniform


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