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WW1 Royal Navy HMS Carysfort 1915 silver torpedo pin badge

WW1 Royal Navy HMS Carysfort 1915 silver torpedo pin badge

A very scarce original First World War period 'H.M.S. Carysfort sweetheart brooch', in the form of a hollow silver torpedo mounted with an curved gold plated title scroll, the reverse impressed with Birmingham silver hallmarks for 1915 and maker's details 'F.H.M' ((Frank H Mannox Birmingham). Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, contact fuse pins and fins, with no dents or distortions, an excellent example.
Length approx 57mm.

HMS Carysfort C-class light cruiser built at Pembroke Dockyardfor the Royal Navy in the 1914. She served in the First World War as part of the Grand Fleet. In 1922, she patrolled off the Irish coast during the Irish Civil War.

Code: 14352

180.00 GBP


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WW1 Royal Navy HMT Telemachus hollow silver anchor brooch

WW1 Royal Navy HMT Telemachus hollow silver anchor brooch

A scarce original First World War circa 1917 period 'H.M.T. Telemachus pin badge, in the form of a hollow silver ships anchor with applied gold plated curved title scroll; the reverse impressed 'Sterling' and with maker's details 'C.U' (Charles Usher). Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, no dents or distortions, an excellent example.
Height 40mm.

Code: 14347

120.00 GBP


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WW1 Royal Navy HMS Valiant silver sweetheart brooch

WW1 Royal Navy HMS Valiant silver sweetheart brooch

A scarce original circa First World War period 'HMS Valiant naval sweetheart badge' depicting a cockeral over red enamel motto scroll 'Valiant Yet Vigilant' resting on blue enamel title scroll; the reverse impressed 'Sterling Silver' and mounted on a coiled end pin bar, very typical of the period. Very good condition, no damage to the enamel.
Height 26mm.
Width 38mm.

HMS Valiant was a Queen Elizabeth-class Battleship built by the Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering Company, launched November 1914 and Commissioned February 1916, part of Fifth Battle Squadron of the Grand Fleet she fought at the Battle of Jutland. She also served in World War II and was sold for scrapping in 1948.

Code: 14297

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WW1 Royal Navy HMS Defence silver sweetheart brooch sunk Battle of Jutland

WW1 Royal Navy HMS Defence silver sweetheart brooch sunk Battle of Jutland

A rare original circa First World War period'HMS Defence naval sweetheart badge'; silver blue enamel strap, the centre bearing embossed crowned Union Flag within a 'Trophy of Arms' the reverse impressed 'Silver' and mounted on a coiled end pin bar, very typical of the period. Very good condition, no damage to the enamel.
Height 26mm.
Width 40mm.

HMS Defence was a Minotaur-class armoured cruiser, launched on 24 April 1907, sunk at the Battle of Jutland in 31 May 1916.

Code: 14295

160.00 GBP


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WW1 Royal Navy HMS Concord 1917 hollow silver anchor brooch

WW1 Royal Navy HMS Concord 1917 hollow silver anchor brooch

A scarce original Great War period 'H.M.S. Concord badge, in the form of a hollow silver anchor with applied gold plated curved title scroll the reverse impressed with Birmingham silver hallmarks for 1917 and maker's details 'F.H.M' (Frank Henry Mannox). Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, no dents or distortions to the front.
Length 35mm.

In 1916 HMS Concord was assigned to the 5th Light Cruiser Squadron, which operated as part of Harwich Force in the North Sea to defend the eastern approaches to the Strait of Dover and English Channel. In 1918 'Ignacy Jan Paderewski' Polish pianist and composer and member of the Polish National Committee re-organising Polish state after 123 years of partitions, arrived at Gdańsk (Danzig) on board HMS Concord on his way to Poznań and Warsaw.

Code: 14283

120.00 GBP


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WW2 Royal Navy Ship HMS Bellona silver pin bar badge

WW2 Royal Navy Ship HMS Bellona silver pin bar badge

A scarce original Second World War period 'HMS Bellona silver and enamel pin bar badge', displaying a representation of the the ship's crest viz. Naval Crowned rope edge circlet, the centre depicting the trophies of war on turquoise blue enamel ground, with motto below 'Battle is our Business', mounted on a slender flat bar, very typical of the period, the reverse impressed 'Silver'. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel.
Height 25mm.
Width 52mm.

HMS Bellona was the name ship of her sub-class of light cruisers for the Royal Navy, entering service in 1943, the cruiser operated during World War II as an escort for the Arctic convoys, and as a jamming ship to prevent the use of radio-controlled bombs and in support of the Omaha Beach landings. In 1946 the cruiser was loaned to the Royal New Zealand Navy, returning to the Royal Navy in 1956 and scrapped in circa 1959.

Code: 14282

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WW1 Royal Navy HMS Queen Elizabeth 1914 silver torpedo pin badge

WW1 Royal Navy HMS Queen Elizabeth 1914 silver torpedo pin badge

A scarce original First World War period 'H.M.S. Queen Elizabeth sweetheart brooch', in the form of a hollow silver torpedo mounted with a cut out representation of 'Good Queen Bess' with title scroll below, the reverse impressed with Chester silver hallmarks for 1914 and maker's details 'F.H.M' ((Frank H Mannox Birmingham.). Good condition, complete with original pin fitting and old replacement hook, no dents or distortions to front, minor one to reverse.
Length approx 57mm.

HMS Queen Elizabeth was the lead ship of her class of dreadnought battleships built for the Royal Navy in the early 1910s, and was often used as a flagship. She served in the First World War as part of the Grand Fleet.

Code: 14281

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Royal Navy Ship HMS Hawkins sweetheart brooch

Royal Navy Ship HMS Hawkins sweetheart brooch

A scarce original circa 1919 to 1945 period 'HMS Hawkins gilt and enamel sweetheart brooch', displaying a representation of the ship's crest mounted on a mother of pearl disc. Very good condition, complete with early pattern original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel.
Diameter 28mm.

Code: 14280

35.00 GBP


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WW2 Royal Navy Ship HMS Renown silver tiepin sweetheart brooch

WW2 Royal Navy Ship HMS Renown silver tiepin sweetheart brooch

A scarce original Second World War period 'HMS Renown silver and enamel tiepin badge', displaying a representation of the the ship's crest viz. Naval Crowned laurel wreath, bearing flaming torch to voided centre and mounted on a slender triangular shaped bar, very typical of the period, the reverse impressed 'Sterling Silver' to both parts. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel.
Height 22mm.
Width 44mm.

HMS Renown was a battlecruisers of the Royal Navy built during the First World War commissioned in 1916, she served in both WW1 and WWII, and was sold for scapping in 1948.

Code: 14279

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Royal Navy Ship HMS Resolution sweetheart brooch

Royal Navy Ship HMS Resolution sweetheart brooch

A scarce original First World War period 'HMS Resolution gilt and enamel sweetheart brooch', displaying an early representation of the ship's crest, in the form of a knight on horseback wearing a warriors horned helmet and mounted on a mother of pearl disc. Very good condition, complete with early pattern original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel.
Diameter 27mm.

HMS Resolution was a Revenge-class battleship, launched January 1915 and commissioned December 1916, she served in both WW1 and WWII, and was sold for scapping in 1948.

Code: 14267

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HMS Glorious silver and enamel sweetheart brooch sunk by Scharnhorst and Gneisenau 1940

HMS Glorious silver and enamel sweetheart brooch sunk by Scharnhorst and Gneisenau 1940

A superb original First World War period silver and enamel 'Royal Navy HMS Glorious naval sweetheart brooch', the reverse impressed in relief 'Solid Silver'. Very good condition, complete with original curly end pin fitting, no stress marks or damage to the enamel.
Height 26mm.
Width 40mm.

Code: 14265

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Royal Navy Ship HMS Norfolk good luck horseshoe sweetheart brooch

Royal Navy Ship HMS Norfolk good luck horseshoe sweetheart brooch

A scarce original circa 1928 to 1950 period 'HMS Norfolk gilt sweetheart brooch' the ships crest mounted on a white enamel First World War pattern 'Good Luck' horseshoe, facing downward. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, no stress marks or damage to the enamel. An excellent example.
Height 30mm.

Code: 14264

45.00 GBP


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WW1 Royal Navy HMS Assistance 1917 silver anchor brooch

WW1 Royal Navy HMS Assistance 1917 silver anchor brooch

A scarce original Great War period 'H.M.S.Assistance badge, in the form of a hollow silver anchor with applied gold plated curved title scroll the reverse impressed with Birmingham silver hallmarks for 1917 and maker's details 'F.H.M' (Frank Henry Mannox). Excellent condition, complete with original pin fittings, no dents or distortions.
Length 40mm.

HMS Assistance served with the Grand Fleet at Scapa and Cromarty throughout the war. 'Vice-Admiral Harry Mervyn Kemmis Betty' commanded the repair ship from January 1913 to April 1919.

Code: 14238

120.00 GBP


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Royal Navy HMS Britannia 1915 anchor brooch sunk by UB-50 in 1918

Royal Navy HMS Britannia 1915 anchor brooch sunk by UB-50 in 1918

A scarce original Great War period 'H.M.S.Britannia badge, in the form of a hollow silver anchor with applied gold plated lettering the reverse impressed with Chester silver hallmarks for 1915. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, no dents or distortions.
Length 40mm.

H.M.S. Britannia was a King Edward VII-class pre-dreadnought battleship of the Royal Navy. She was named after Britannia, the Latin name of Great Britain under Roman rule. On 9 November 1918, just two days before the end of the war, she was torpedoed by a German submarine off Cape Trafalgar and sank with the loss of 50 lives. H.M.S.Britannia was one of the last British warships to be sunk in the war.

Code: 14179

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Royal Navy HMS Tiger 1915 silver torpedo pin badge

Royal Navy HMS Tiger 1915 silver torpedo pin badge

A scarce original Great War period 'H.M.S. Tiger sweetheart brooch', in the form of a hollow silver torpedo mounted with a cut out tiger with title scroll below, the reverse impressed with Chester silver hallmarks for 1915 and maker's details 'F.H.M' ((Frank H Mannox Birmingham.). Very good condition, complete with original pin fitting, no dents or distortions, one contact fuse pin ABSENT on the front.
Length 58mm.

Code: 14141

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HMS Vernon Torpedo Branch 1915 silver sweetheart brooch

HMS Vernon Torpedo Branch 1915 silver sweetheart brooch

A rare original First World War period 'HMS Vernon silver sweetheart brooch' depicting naval crown crossed torpedoes resting on a 'Vernon Semper Viret' motto scroll, superimposed over a mine; the reverse impressed with London silver hallmarks for 1915 and maker's details 'C.Bros' (Corke Brothers & Co ). Good condition, complete with original pin fittings, slight flaw cracks.
Diameter 28mm.

Code: 14139

120.00 GBP


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Royal Navy HMS Malaya 1916 silver anchor sweetheart brooch

Royal Navy HMS Malaya 1916 silver anchor sweetheart brooch

A very scarce original Great War period Battle of Jutland Grand Fleet' 'H.M.S.Malaya sweetheart brooch', in the form of a hollow silver anchor with applied naval crowned shield, inscribed 'Malaya North Sea Battle May 31st 1916', the reverse impressed with Birrningham silver hallmarks for 1916 and maker's details 'F.H.M.' (Frank H Mannox Birmingham).Excellent condition, complete with original pin fittings, no dents or distortions, the very vulnerable crown fully intact.
Length 41mm.

Code: 14128

160.00 GBP


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Royal Navy HMS Teazer 1917 silver anchor sweetheart brooch

Royal Navy HMS Teazer 1917 silver anchor sweetheart brooch

A scarce original Great War period 'H.M.S.Teazer sweetheart brooch', in the form of a hollow silver anchor with blue enamel title scroll; the reverse impressed with Birrningham silver hallmarks for 1917 and maker's details 'W.C&S'. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, enamel intact, no dents or distortions, an excellent example.
Length 40mm.

Royay Navy ship HMS Teaser was a R-class destroyer, built in the First World War by Thornycroft and launched in 1917. On trial she proved to be one of the fastest ships afloat. She joined the Harwich Force and served as part of the Tenth Destroyer Flotilla during the war. She was sold for scrapping in 1931.

Code: 14122

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Royal Navy Ship HMS Canada gold sweetheart brooch

Royal Navy Ship HMS Canada gold sweetheart brooch

A scarce original First World War period 'HMS Canada naval sweetheart brooch' depicting the head of a 'Caribou', the reverse impressed '9ct' (9 carat gold). Very good condition enamel with service wear, the original coiled pin bar in good working order.
Width 37mm.
Height 26mm.

Code: 14105

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Royal Navy HMS Garyfort 1915 silver torpedo anchor brooch

Royal Navy HMS Garyfort 1915 silver torpedo anchor brooch

A stunning looking original Great War period 'H.M.S. Garyfort sweetheart brooch', in the rare form of a hollow silver anchor, gold plated ribbon scroll surmounted by a torpedo, the reverse impressed with Birrningham silver hallmarks for 1915 and maker's details 'F.H.M' ((Frank H Mannox.). Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, no dents or distortions, an excellent example.
Length 41mm.

HMS Garyfort was a light cruiser built in the First World War launched in 1914 and assigned to the Grand Fleet, the Harwich Force and the Dover Patrol, she also served as a flagship. Her only known combat was a short battle against German torpedo boats in the English Channel. She was sold for scrapping in 1931.

Code: 14103

250.00 GBP


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