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Royal Infirmary Edinburgh,Brass Nurses pelican BadgeAn unusual brass and enamel version of the nurses Pelican badge from the Royal Infirmary Edinburgh.It features the emblem of the Royal Infirmary,the Pelican feeding it's young with it's own blood,noted as a symbol of dedication and service to others. The Nurses League of the School of Nursing is still today known as the Pelican League;http://pelican-nurses-league-rie.org/index.php
The badge itself is in Good condition with only minor scuffs and no enamel damage or loss, as pictured. Pin and clasp both good.
It is engraved to the rear for M.J.McAdam(Margaret Jean who passed her hospital exams in 2/1944) 3684
It is unusual to see this badge in anything other than a silver or white metal finish and I believe this may a wartime austerity measure.If anyone can confirm I would be grateful.Height 29mm
Hairmyres Hospital ,Scottish General Nurse ,silver pair of Nursing badgesA pair of silver and enamel Nursing badges to the same nurse.The first is from Hairmyres Hospital School of Nursing in Lanarkshire.The design features a shield with a red cross on top of a saltire with the motto Summa Petenda-Aim For The Highest .In very good condition with only one very small chip to the edge and some surface scratches.Pin and clasp good.Engraved to rear No 3 John Leggat. Hallmarked for BB&MC(Birmingham Badge and Medal Company) Birmingham 1962.Height 37mm
The second badge is a Registered General Nurse Scotland ,engraved for J Leggat A 29224,this is recorded as John Leggat who was entered onto the register on 30/3/51 having qualified from Hairmyres Hospital in 1951.The badge has had a couple of knocks to the edges and has lost it's safety chain loop ,but otherwise good condition.Silver hallmarks for Hamilton & Inches Birmingham 1950.Height 27mm
The difference in dates between issue of the RGN and the Hairmyles badges,along with the issue number of the latter suggests that it may only have been created in the early 1960s and awarded retrospectively?
Falkirk & District Royal Infirmary School of Nursing,silver Nurses BadgeA silver and enamel Nurses badge for the Falkirk & District Royal Infirmary.It features the Good Samaritan tending to the wounded traveller.Some minor surface wear but otherwise good.Pin and clasp loose but intact.Engraved for M.F.White 374 marked Silver.Height 31mm
Code: 51547Price: 55.00 GBP
Edinburgh City Hospital School of Nursing,Silver Nurses BadgeA silver and enamel Nurses badge from the Edinburgh City Hospital School of Nursing.The design consists of the Edinburgh crest bordered by a light blue band bearing the hospital title.Condition is good barring some surface scratches and a couple of chips to the enamel at the edge.The pin and clasp is intact but it has lost it's safety roller catch.Engraved for M.F.White 15 Jan 1938.15 Jan 1941.I Believe this may be Mary Falconer White. It is hallmarked for JF Birmingham 1939.Height 33mm
Stonehouse Hospital School of Nursing,Silver Nurses BadgeA silver and enamel nurses badge for Stonehouse Hospital in South Lanarkshire.Originally an infectious Diseases Hospital it was to become a General Hospital.The badge consists of a white enamel pattee cross on a silver background.A blue lamp of learning is at it's centre.The hospital title is on a blue enamel band around the edge.Condition good with only minor surface scratches.The pin however has been lost and a rough and ready replacement has been added,made from a twisted safety pin.I have resisted the temptation to remove and replace this professionally but please enquire if you would like this done.Silver Hallmarks for D&F Birmingham 1966
Note :This is,I believe,the matching badge to the RGN Scotland badge listed in the name of Feeney.Height 32mm
Code: 51531Price: 75.00 GBP
Registered General Nurse Scotland,Silver Nurses badgeA good example of a Registered General Nurse for Scotland silver badge.Good enamel saltire with only minor surface scratches.Pin and clasp good.Safety chain in situ.Marked to the rear G.G.Feeney A 52140 ,Makers marks Hamilton & Inches Edinburgh.Hallmarks for Birmingham 1965
The recipient was Georgina Gemmell Feeney who was registered on 8/07/66 ,having trained at the County Hospital Storehouse.The badge is still in it's original cardboard box from Hamilton & Inches,Edinburgh
Scottish Board of Health,Silver General Nurses BadgeEstablished in 1894,the Local Government Board was in some respect the equivalent of the Metropolitan Asylum Board in Scotland.This badge was issued for Nurse's trained under the supervision of the Board.The design features a white enamel Moline Cross,edged in blue in a voided centre.To the centre of the cross is a blue diamond with two entwined C's.On the silver band around the edge is 'Scottish Board of Health' and a thistle.The rear is engraved General Training 1921 Nurse Jessie Proctor.
Hallmarks for B&S,Birmingham 1920.Height 32mm
Code: 51534Price: 75.00 GBP
National Royal Scottish Hospital School of Nursing,Silver Nurses BadgeA Silver and enamel nurses badge fro the National Royal Scottish Hospital School of Nursing.The Royal Scottish National Hospital opened in May 1863 as the Scottish National Institution for the Education of Imbecile Children. It was one of the first institutions in Scotland to care for children with learning disabilities and took patients from across the country,finally closing in 2002.In excellent condition with pin,clasp and safety roller catch all good.Makers marks for Thomas Fattorini Regent Street Birmingham, Engraved to G G Guy.Silver hallmarks for 1990 Height 32mm
Code: 51535Price: 80.00 GBP
Local Government Board For Scotland,Silver Fever Nurses BadgeEstablished in 1894,the Local Government Board was in some respect the equivalent of the Metropolitan Asylum Board in Scotland.This badge was issued for Nurse's trained under the supervision of the Board.The design features a white enamel Moline Cross,edged in blue in a voided centre.To the centre of the cross is a blue diamond with two entwined C's.On the silver band around the edge is 'Local Government Board for Scotland'
Condition good with pin and clasp good.Engraved to the rear Nurse Margaret H Mc Figgans Fever Nurse Training 1918.Silver Hallmarks for B&S Birmingham 1917.This is Margaret Horne Mc Figgans of Dunfermline,who is shown as registered in the Scottish Register as Fever nurse E 5333 gaining her SB of H Certificate on 28/12/18.Height 32mm
Code: 51533Price: 75.00 GBP
Royal Infirmary Edinburgh School of Nursing,Silver Nurses BadgeA popular silver and enamel Nurses badge from the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary,in very good condition. It features the emblem of the Royal Infirmary,the Pelican feeding it's young with it's own blood,noted as a symbol of dedication and service to others. The Nurses League of the School of Nursing is still today known as the Pelican League;http://pelican-nurses-league-rie.org/index.php
The badge itself is in very good condition with only two areas of enamel damage by the E and R of Edinburgh as pictured. Pin and clasp both good.
It is engraved to the rear for M.R.N.Drummond 6003 (This is Margaret Rose Newton Drummond who was added to the Scottish Register on 12.7.63 )It bears hallmarks for H&I (Hamilton & Inches)Birmingham 1962 Height 29mm
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