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Leicestershire Mental Health Service 25 Years Badge
An enamel pin back badge for 25 years(service?) for Leicestershire Mental Health Service.The central motif features a Fox,associated with the many Hunting links of the county.In excellent condition with pin,clasp and safety roller catch all good.Makers mark for Fattorini 0121-2361307 Height 25mm

Code: 51964Price: 30.00 GBP


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Hampstead General And North West London Hospital,Howard Figgis Nurses Prize Medal
A rare Nurses prize medal from the Hampstead General and North West London Hospital.It consists of a yellow base metal medal suspended from a red silk ribbon.The design features a Greek cross with a rod of Asclepius in front of radiating sun rays.The suspension bar takes the form of a stags head.The reverse bears Howard Figgis Medal,and has two crossed anchors above a cross bearing the latin motto-Contra Spen Spera-Hope against Hope.It bears the name Miss M E Berry.This is likely to be Marjory Eliza Berry who registered in May 1925. Condition good although with some knocks,ribbon is rather frayed.Medal height 50mm

Code: 51957Price: 65.00 GBP


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Guy's Hospital The Butterworth Long Service Medal
Instituted in 1889 by Joshua W Butterworth,this medal was awarded to all nurses of Guy's Hospital who had completed Five years of continuous satisfactory service at the Hospital.
The silver metal(not marked as silver)medal is suspended by a safety pin type fixing.The face shows an image of Thomas Guy,Founder of the Hospital. The rear is engraved to the recipient Cicely Carter,Certificated Nurse on Completing Five Years Service.
Cicely Joan Carter was a probationer at Guys from 1930 to 1934.Staff Nurse to 1935.She gained her CMB in 1935.She is listed in the Guy's Hospital Nurses League Handbook and Register of 1937
Good overall condition but with some surface scratches.Height 47mm

Code: 51895Price: 65.00 GBP


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Guy's Hospital London,Sister's Long Service Medal
A Rare Long Service Medal for a serving Sister at Guy's Hospital London.Known affectionately as the Tea Pot Stand due to it's large size.It is based upon an original silver badge worn by Nursing Sisters at Guy's in the early 19th Century.This replica was awarded to Sisters in the 20th century after they had successfully served three years.
The large and heavy Pewter coloured disc depicts the forecourt of the hospital,below which is inscribed Eileen Quealy January 1963( Eileen Teresa Quealy trained at Guys,being registered on 28.3.1960) Around the edge is Guy's Hospital Founded AD 1724 and Sister .The reverse side of the medal is plain except for the makers mark for Waterlow & Sons,Ltd London 1930.The medal is uncased .The medal is in a fair condition as pictured. Height of medal 83mm A heavy and impressive piece

Code: 51899Price: 95.00 GBP


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Withington Hospital Manchester,Nurses Prize medal
A Silver pendant Prize Medal from the Withington Hospital Manchester.In a polished silver ,the face an open book of Learning with a Nurses lamp of enlightenment over a variety of foliage. Condition is good with some minor surface scratches and blemishes,pin and clasp are good The rear is marked Withington Hospital Manchester around the edge.The hallmarks are for John Pinches of London and the year letter for 1953.
Height 48mm

Code: 51889Price: 100.00 GBP


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Worthing Hospital,Silver Nurses Prize Medal
A fine silver Nurses prize medal from Worthing Hospital from the 1960s.A large and heavy silver pendant medal in the same design as the more usual brass or enamelled versions.It features a central Torch of Learning upon a Geneva cross with the motto Unbounded Courage and Compassion Join'd.This is suspended from a pin back bar brooch bearing the title Worthing Hospital.The rear is engraved for Rosine Street,Presented by Mr E Manley Bird 1964.Hallmarked for the Birmingham Badge & Medal company,Birmingham 1963 Height 55mm
A large and impressive piece in good overall condition

Code: 51721Price: 50.00 GBP


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Royal Southern Hospital Liverpool,Silver Nurses Prize Medal
A cased presentation nurses silver prize medal from the Royal Southern Hospital Liverpool.In it's original wooden lined presentation case with silk lining from Boodle & Dunthorne Goldsmiths,Lord Street Liverpool. The medal bears the Hospital Nurse training badge flanked by two angels and is suspended from a pin back bar brooch.The rear is inscribed Awarded to Nora Joan Smith Junior Nurses Examination1948.Hallmarked for B&D Birmingham 1948.Very good condition.Medal height 51mm

Code: 51696Price:


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Guy's Hospital The Butterworth Long Service Medal
Instituted in 1889 by Joshua W Butterworth,this medal was awarded to all nurses of Guy's Hospital who had completed Five years of continuous satisfactory service at the Hospital.
The silver metal(not marked as silver)medal is suspended by a safety pin type fixing.The face shows an image of Thomas Guy,Founder of the Hospital. The rear is engraved to the recipient Brenda Wilson,Certificated Nurse on Completing Five Years Service.
Brenda Bennison(nee Wilson )was a student nurse at Guys from 1918 to 1921.Staff Nurse and Night Sister to 1923.She was Sister Lydia Ward from 1921 to 1923.The Guy's Hospital Nurses League Handbook and Register shows her as having received this Butterworth Medal.
Good overall condition but with some surface scratches.Height 47mm

Code: 51688Price:


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St Bartholomew's Hospital,Nurses Prize medal
A rare silver gilt nurses prize medal from St Bartholomew's Hospital from 1920.The Hospital was the first in the UK to award a gold prize medal,it being instigated by the Matron Mrs Bedford Fenwick in 1885. Whilst it was originally gold,by the 1920s it was made in silver gilt although this medal is not hallmarked anywhere.
The medal ,on a swivel mount ,features the Wakering shield with St Bartholomew's Hospital Nurses Prize to the face.The reverse bears the inscription Gift Of the Clothworkers Company around the edge and the recipient Elizabeth Mary Barber April 1920( E M barber is shown on the GNC register as having gained her certificate from 1917-1920 and was SRN 9463),The medal hangs on an original black and white silk ribbon (rather worn) from a gold coloured pin back suspension bar.Condition overall is fair with surface wear to the gilt finish but still a rare object.

Code: 51590Price: 200.00 GBP


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Norwich & Norfolk Staff of Nurses,Silver Long Service Badge
An extremely rare, early silver long service badge for the Norwich and Norfolk Hospital.It consists of a plain silver Maltese/Pattee cross with an applied circle upon which is "Norwich & Norfolk Staff of Nurses".On this is a pointed oval shape with the letters NNS intertwined and "With Goodwill Doing Service".The cross is suspended from two silver chains linking it to a plain silver pin back bar brooch.Consition is good with pin and clasp intact.There is moderate surface scratching throughout.
The rear of the badge is engraved 1895,Presented to Nurse E Rudd by the Committee for 10 years faithful service ,1905.This is likely to be Elizabeth Rudd who appears in the GNC register of 1925 ,living at 32 Surrey street,Norwich.She gained her certificate at St Mary's Hospital London in 1895/96 so must have then gone straight to work at the N&N?

It bears hallmarks for WJD(William James Dingley)Birmingham 1905.Overall height 78mm
A rare and impressive badge.The price reflects my original purchase cost and scarcity.

Code: 51526Price:

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