A scarce original circa 1930's period 'Royal Army Pay Corps badge', a unique example handcrafted from mother of pearl, usually in Jerusalem or Bethlehem. Very good condition and with original pin fitting now corroded, not suitable for wear, collectors item only.
Many year ago, two old soldiers who served in the Middle East, saw one of these mother of pearl badges on my stall in London and told me that you would give one of these skilled craftsmen in the market, your cap badge for a short time and they would produce a copy of it in Mother of Pearl, to give to a loved one.
A very scarce unusual Second World War period fine quality 'Royal Army Pay Corps sweetheart badge, the enamel suspension bar bearing the Corps Regimental Colours; the reverse impressed 'Silver' and with maker's details 'J.F' (James Fenton & Co Birmingham). Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel.
A good unusual example encircled by marcasite stones, the reverse impressed "Silver". Good condition, original pin fitting replacement hook, minor damage to the enamel scroll.
A fine quality example, reverse impressed "9ct" (9 carat gold). Very good condition, original pin fittings incorporating safety catch, no damage to the enamel.
A fine quality example, reverse impressed "9ct" (9 carat gold) and makers mark T.L.M. (Thomas L. Mott.). Very good condition, original pin fittings incorporating safety catch, no damage to the enamel.
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