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Canterbury District Hospital SoN,GNC,RCN Group of Nurses BadgesA group of Nurses badges issued to the same nurse.They consist of A GNC for England & Wales badge for Enrolled Nurse Training,this being named for J.Aslett SEN 142254 10.12.71.In very good condition Height 27mm.The second is a GNC for England & Wales in chrome and enamel.This is unnamed (as was the custom by the late 1970s) but numbered SRN 533888. The third is is a silver and enamel badge from the Canterbury District Hospital School of Nursing.This is named for J.Aslett with the date 1978 and Silver.There is slight enamel discolouration to the edge by the word District,otherwise in very good condition with pin,clasp and safety roller catch all good,safety chain in situ.Height 33mm
The fourth is the dress badge for the Royal College of Nursing of the United Kingdom,Height 40mm very good condition.
Lastly is the small members "Hands"badge of the Royal Colleg of Nursing.
It appears that J Aslett first trained as a State Enrolled Nurse from 1969-71 and then later did a conversion course for State Registration at Canterbury,in 1978.The first three badges reflecting this.She also seems to have been a member of the Royal College of Nursing and the others are for this membership.
An interesting group typical of it's time
Lincoln County Hospital,GNC,RCN group of Nursing badgesA group of four badges from the same nurse.These consist of a Silver and enamel Badge from the Lincoln County Hospital.It features the emblem from the arms of Lincoln,namely a shield with red cross and central Fleur de Lys.The hospital title is on a green enamel band to the edge.This has two small chips to the enamel but is otherwise in a good condition,pin and clasp intact but loose.Engraved to the rear W S Kimberley,makers mark AF Sterling Silver.Height 29mm
The second is a chrome and enamel General Nursing Council for England & Wales badge.This is engraved for W S Kimberley SRN160765 18.3.49 In good condition.Height 28mm
The third is a silver gilt and enamel members dress badge for the Royal College of Nursing.This is the 2nd pattern version in use for 1963 with the wording "Royal College of Nursing & National Council of Nurses of the United Kingdom".One small chip only ,pin and clasp intact.Numbered to rear 111903.Hallmarks for J R Gaunt & Sons Birmingham 1964.Height 40mm
The final item is a small RCN sunburst members badge.Good condition,pin intact ,makers mark Gaunt B'Ham Width 26mm by height 17mm
Code: 51523Price: 80.00 GBP
Blackburn Royal Infirmary , Institut Edith Cavell Badges and PhotographAn interesting group consisting of a mounted studio photograph of an unidentified nurse wearing the two accompanying badges.The picture is 160mm by 130mm by a Liverpool photographer and to the rear is written 1948.The sitter is shown in uniform with starched cap and collar.To her apron can be seen attached two badges which are included in this listing.
These are a silver and enamel badge for The Royal Infirmary Blackburn. It consists of a maltese cross with blue enamelled arms containing the hospital title and Trained Nurse.In a central circle is a Red cross with a Hebrew inscription,over which is "The Lord that Healeth Thee".The enamel is generally good.The rear has a pin and clasp and safety chain.It bears Birmingham hallmarks for Vaughtons and Sons 1932.Height 26mm
The second badge is what I believe to be a training school badge from the Institut Edith Cavell depicting Marie Depage and Edith Cavell.This has 1915 N'Oublions Jamais(never Forget) and is based on a commemorative medal by A. Bonnetain produced in 1919 .The badge has lost it's pin fixing 28mm
Nightingale School of Nursing,GNC Badge PairA pair of badges awarded to the same nurse for her training at the famous Nightingale School of Nursing at St Thomas' Hospital London
They consist of a Silver Nurses Badge from the Nightingale School of Nursing of St Thomas' Hospital London.In Very Good overall condition but with one small area of enamel damage to the lower are just below FN .Issued to M.Ingrid Rikof 1953.Marked Loyalty .Pin and clasp good .Safety chain in situ.
A good example of it's kind for which demand still greatly outweighs supply .Please email with any questions.height 40mm
The second badge is the accompanying Chrome and enamel SRN Badge for the General Nursing Council for England & Wales, named to M.I.Rokof(Muriel Ingrid) SRN 198366 5.12.52 Height 27mm
London Hospital/Mildmay Hospital, SRN/SCM Four Badge Set A collection of four badges awarded to the same nurse,Linda A Thompson for her training in the 1970s.They are being sold as a set but if you do wish to discuss other options do please contact me.
The first pair are for SRN training,being a silver and enamel London Hospital badge,in very good condition.It is engraved for Linda A Thompson 6.1.76-1.4.79,marked silver.Height 36mm.This is accompanied by an unnamed chrome and enamel badge for the General Nursing Council for England & Wales.It is marked to the rear SRN 550418 Height 28mm
The third badge is a silver and enamel badge for the Mildmay Mission Hospital Bethnal Green.In the 1970s this was still delivering General Nurse Training in conjunction with the London Hospital.It also offered a shortened Midwifery training course for SRNs and this is what this nurse appears to have undertaken.The badge is in very good condition with pin,clasp and safety chain all in good order.It bears silver hallmarks for 1973.Height 30mm
The final badge is a standard qualification badge for a State Certified Midwife.Once again in very good condition.Scratched onto the rear is L Thompson 238477.
A nice group of four which reflect the type of training pathways that nurses undertook at that period.
The London Hospital and GNC ,Nursing badge pairA nice pair of associated badges to a German trainee Nurse at the London Hospital.I believe her be one of the many nurses recruited from postwar Germany to help fill the tremendous shortages being experienced by the newly created NHS.Having completed her training however it appears that she emigrated to Canada.
The Hospital badge is a silver and enamel badge from the London Hospital with the intertwined LH and motto- HUMANI NIHIL A ME ALIENUM PUTO- I consider nothing that is human alien to me.This is accompanied by the Three Prince of Wales feathers and the cross with red and white arms.The face is in good condition with no enamel loss or damage.The rear is engraved to Grietina Ansmits December 20th 1948-December 19h 1951 London Hospital J.Pinches London.Pin ,clasp and safety roller catch all good,although it looks as though this has been professionally replaced at some stage.Height 35mm.
The accompanying badge is in chrome and enamel from the General Nursing Council for England & Wales.This is engraved for G.Ansmidt(sic) SRN186268 26.11.51.Makers mark for Thomas Fattorini Limited Birmingham.Pin,clasp and safety roller catch all good although this too looks to have been professionally replaced.Height 27mm
Bristol General Hospital & General Nursing Council Pair of Silver BadgesA pair of silver badges awarded to the same nurse for her training at Bristol General Hospital in the 1930s.The first is the silver and enamel hospital badge of Bristol General Hospital.This features the arms of Bristol with the motto Virtue Et Industria- By Virtue and Industry.Condition is very good ,pin and clasp intact.Engraved to the rear W.M.Tanner 1930-33 Hallmarked for Vaughton and Sons Birmingham 1931.Height 30mm
The accompanying badge is a silver General Nursing Council for England and Wales badge ,engraved to the rear for W.M.Tanner SRN 68853 26.3.33.Condition is very good with pin and clasp good and silver safety chain in situ.Height 28mm
Code: 50963Price: 80.00 GBP
Peterborough Memorial Hospital,General Nursing CouncilA matching pair of nurses badges consisting of a silver gilt hospital badge from the Peterborough Memorial Hospital and the accompanying General Nursing Council for England & Wales SRN badge.The Hospital badges of a silver gilt design featuring the Crossed Keys emblem of St Peter and of the cathedral,The green enamel border has Peterborough Memorial Hospital around the edge.
In very good condition with pin clasp and safety catch all good,a safety chain is in situ.Engraved for Frances Coles 30 Sept 1946,hallmarks for Anthony Fattorini,Birmingham 1938.Height 25mm
The accompanying GNC for England & Wales,in chrome and enamel has moderate surface rubbing and the pin is slightly loose.It is marked to the reverse F.Coles SRN 139448 22-3-45 Height 27mm
National Temperance Hospital & General Nursing Council pair A pair of badges to the same nurse J E Wakefield from the 1940s.The first is large pendant badge from the Paddington Group No.21 with the suspension bar marked National Temperance .This Hospital in Hampstead road,founded in 1873,was based upon temperance principles.The hospital joined the NHS in 1948 and became part of the Paddington Group HMC and this badge would have been one of the first awarded in the new pattern.The condition is very good with pin and clasp good .It is marked to the rearJ E Wakefield 1st May 1946( I suspect is the start of training) Makers marks for Fattorini & Sons Ltd Bradford Works Birmingham.Height 54mm
This is accompanied by the matching badge from the General Nursing Council for England & Wales in chrome and enamel.In good clean condition with pin and clasp intact.It is marked for J E Wakefield SRN163550 22.7.49.It has a loop for a safety chain but this is not provided.Height 27mm
Code: 50860Price: 90.00 GBP
Stroud & Tetbury Hospitals Enrolled Nurse Badge TrioA Trio of badges awarded to the same Enrolled Nurse from the 1950s.The first being a silver and enamel Hospital badge for the Stroud and Tetbury Hospitals.In excellent condition with enamel,pin and clasp all in good order.Makers marks for Thomas Fattorini Limited Birmingham,hallmarked for 1953.Height 30mm
The second is a General Nursing Council for England & Wales State Enrolled Assistant Nurse's badge.This is engraved to the rear E.A.Clarke S.E.A.N.60301 2.7.56 Good condition,pin and clasp good.Height 27mm
The third is a nice members badge for The National Association of State Enrolled Nurses.Good condition although with several surface scratches,pin and clasp good.Makers mark Thomas fattorini Regent Street Birmingham.Width 22mm Height 17mm
Code: 50719Price: 85.00 GBP
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