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Queens Institute of District Nursing, post 1982 Nurses badgeA bronze metal pin back badge for the Queen's Nursing Institute.This is the version issued after 1982 for Registered Nurses.It features the initials DN for District Nurse in a voided centre within an oval border bearing Issued by the Queen's Nursing Institute.This is topped by a queens crown.Good condition with pin, clasp and safety roller catch all good.Unmarked to rear.Height 40mm
Code: 52108Price: 35.00 GBP
East Sussex County Nursing Association,Silver Nurses Badge.A sweet little silver and enamel nurses badge for the East Sussex County Nursing Association.The central motif is a gilt nurses lamp on a navy blue enamel background upon a cross formed by two arrows pointing North and West.Condition is very good with pin and clasp intact.Makers mark for L.Simpson London Ltd.Hallmarks for LSLtd London 1953.Height 27mm
Code: 52105Price: 50.00 GBP
Nurses Co-operation London,boxed Nurses medalAn early nurses medal from the London Nurses Co-operation.This was one of the many early Agencies providing trained Nurses for home and hospital nursing.The badge consists of a red enamelled Greek Cross with an imposed white enamel circle bearing Nurses Co-Operation London.This is suspended from its original silk ribbon in red and white stripes, although the fixing is a pin and clasp.It is dated 1907 with the issue number 319 to the rear.This example is in its original cardboard box of issue.Approximate height 77mm
Code: 51978Price: 120.00 GBP
Brighton District Nursing Association,Nurses badgeA base metal and enamel badge for the Brighton,Hove & Preston District Nursing Association.It was affiliated to the Queen Victoria's Jubilee Institute for Nurses and supplied Nurses for District Nursing.The badge features the Brighton Pavilion on a green lawn above the waves of the sea. Brighton District Nursing Association appears in Silver on red enamel around the edge.Condition very good,pin and clasp in good order.Makers mark for Thomas Fattorini Regent St Birmingham.Height 32mm
Code: 51952Price: 45.00 GBP
Northumberland King Edward VII Memorial Nurses,NCNA BadgeA brass and enamel pendant nurses badge from the Northumberland Community Nursing Association for their King Edward VII Memorial Nurses.It consists of a shield bearing the yellow and red stripes of Northumberland topped by the royal cypher ER in a voided centre.The title is on a blue band around the edge and the medal hangs from a pin back suspension bar bearing the initials NCNA for Northumberland County Nursing Association.Condition is good with pin and clasp intact.Makers mark for Toye & Co.Height 43mm
Code: 51894Price: 50.00 GBP
Queen Institute of District Nursing,Brass Badge with Neck ChordA Brass District Nurses badge for the Queen's Institute.
The origins of the Institute lie in the fund-raising among 'the women of England' for an offering to Queen Victoria on the occasion of her Golden Jubilee in 1887. The Queen chose to use the money to support district nursing and a plan for a district nursing service was sketched out by William Rathbone and Florence Nightingale. The aims of the Institute were to apply the Queen's gift to training nurses in district work.
A similar badge featuring the Royal Cypher of VRI in different metals,with different wording was issued over the lifespan of the Institute.This,the standard badge has a pin back fixing as well as a ring allowing it to be worn from a neck chord.The original blue and white chord is still attached,although rather dirty and frayed.
The badge is numbered to the reverse 21419.Unfortunately the roll of district nurses is only available upto the 1930 but I believe this is probably the badge issued to Jeanette Elizabeth Stibbs as these were part of the same auction lot.Height 42mm
Code: 51772Price: 20.00 GBP
Queen Victoria's Jubilee Institute For Nurses,Enamelled Car BadgeA Large Composite enamel and base metal Car Badge for the Queen Victoria's Jubilee Institute For Nurses. These would have been attached to the front of the District Nurses Car and denoted the Nurse on her visits. The pattern and title was changed in 1972 and this predates that change for the 1960s.In excellent condition but without the fixing screws.Height 64mm
Hertfordshire County Nursing Association,nurses pendant badgeA large brass and enamel nurses pendant badge from the Hertfordshire County Nursing Association.The medal consists of a Hertfordshire Stag over a capital H on a blue background.This is suspended from blue silk ribbon with a pin back brooch fitting.Good condition.Makers Mark for J R Gaunt Height,drop 85mm Medal 42mm
Code: 51690Price: 35.00 GBP
Ellen Ranyard"Bible Nurses" badgeA Bronze pin back Nurses badge for the Ranyard District Nursing service based in London.Originally Founded by Ellen Ranyard( known as LNR) as a Bible Mission,it was expanded in 1868 to provide Biblewomen Nurses to deliver Nursing care to the poor in their own homes in deprived areas of London.These nurses received a short training at London Hospitals,They continued to provide district Nursing services until they were absorbed by the London Boroughs DNS in 1965.This badge is unissued and probably dates to the 1960s
It consists of a bronze Maltese cross with rope edging with the LNR motif of it's founder and bears the motto "Labore Est Orare Est"-To Work is to Pray.No Markers mark Pin,clasp & safety roller catch good.
I have several of these if you require more than one,please ask
Code: 51667Price: 15.00 GBP
Silver Community Nursing BadgeA silver and enamelled Community Nursing badge for an as yet unidentified organisation( I was told that it might be for Macmillan Nurses but am unable to confirm this).It features a pair of hands supporting a house divided into two halves with a moon and sun for Night and Day care .The latin motto "In Civium Domibus,Salus Civitatis"-In the Houses of the People,the Health of the state. In good overall condition with minimal surface scratches.Pin and clasp good.Silver hallmarks for WA Birmingham 1957.Height 33mm
Code: 51438Price: 35.00 GBP
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