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Army Dental Hygienist badgeA nice and rarely seen badge for the Army Dental Hygienist .Of a similar design to the Army Trained Nurse badge it features a queen's crown topped by a lion in front of two crossed swords.A wreath of Laurel leaves are around the edge with the title Army Dental Hygienist .Pin and clasp good.Height 42mm
Code: 52451Price: 30.00 GBP
Royal Air Force,Nurse Training School BadgeAnother of these popular composite relief badges for the Nurse Training School of the RAF.It features the winged Caduceus within a wreath on a sky blue background.In a generally good condition,pin and clasp present .Unmarked to rear.Height 32mm
Code: 52450Price: 40.00 GBP
Territorial Army Nursing Service,Silver Tippet BadgeAn original full size silver tippet badge; This pattern of badge was in use from 1920 onwards and consists of the intertwined A's of Queen Alexandra.The roll at the base carries the motto Fortitudo Mea Deus-God is my strength.The Badge retains it's original ribbon with only minor signs of wear.The rear bears Hallmarks for RJ London 1931.The Suspension bar is marked Sterling . Good condition overall.
Height of medal 83mm.
Trained Army Nurse,Nurses badgeAnother Trained Army Nurse Badge, which are always in demand. It features a crowned Lion atop a QE 2 crown in front of crossed swords.This pattern of badge was in use between 1956 and 1973.(often referred to as the Dustbin Lid due to it's size).Made of a pressed base metal/pewter, this pin is original and in good condition .Height 42mm
Army Medical Services Schools of Nursing,Registered Nurse BadgeA base metal and enamel badge for SRN training with the AMS Schools of Nursing.This pattern of badge was in use from 1970s through the 1980s.The blue enamel denotes SRN training.Good condition but with some minor surface scratches,Pin and clasp intact,unmarked to rear Height 26mm
Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps,Silver tippet Badge,kings crownA scarce silver Tippet badge/medal for the Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps for the period 1948-1952.The Corps was officially formed on February 1st 1949 and this badge replaced the previous one for QAIMNS.The King's Crown version was changed to the Queen's Crown upon the accession of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth 11,although these King's crown versions were often reissued for many years unto the 1970s.
The badge consists of an open work design features the Danish Dannebrog cross with an A for Alexandra in the centre.Around the edge is the title.This is suspended from an appropriate silk ribbon(although this may be a replacement?).The condition is generally good although there are some minor signs of wear .Hallmarked for WJD(William James Dingley) Birmingham 1951.Height to suspension ring 51mm Overall length 116mm
Code: 52299Price: 240.00 GBP
Princess Christian's Army Nursing Service Reserve,Silver Nurses Cape badgeA Large and heavy Silver(not marked as such)Badge for the Princess Christian's Army Nursing Service Reserve formed in March 1897.It's members,who worked as Nurses in civilian Hospitals,were to be mobilised in times of conflict to staff the Army's Hospitals.Their major debut was in the 2nd Boer War in South Africa where many served bravely.
I recommend the site; https://boerwarnurses.com/boer-war-nurses-database/
The badge has the issue number 383.This was issued to Sister Mary Little who trained at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary.Enlisting on March 2 1900 .She served in South Africa and is shown as being based in Natal in 1900 and at the 7th General Hospital Pretoria on 07.08.01.She was also entitled to the QSA and KSA medals.
Condition is very good with little wear to the face.Pin and clasp are good. Another lovely item with early links to our Army Nursing Services and now becoming very difficult to source. A large and impressive badge being some 50mm high.
Code: 52200Price: 350.00 GBP
Princess Christian's Army Nursing Service Reserve,Silver Nurses Cape badgeAnother of these Large and heavy Silver(not marked as such)Badges for the Princess Christian's Army Nursing Service Reserve. Formed in March 1897,it's members,who worked as Nurses in civilian Hospitals,were to be mobilised in times of conflict to staff the Army's Hospitals.Their major debut was in the 2nd Boer War in South Africa where many served bravely.
The distinctive badge features a Greek cross with each arm topped by a Princesses crown.In the four corners of the cross are respectively a Rose,Thistle, Acorn and Shamrock.The title Princess Christian's Army Nursing Service Reserve appears around the edge.Condition is good although it has been highly polished with some loss of definition to the ribbed surface of the cross.Pin and clasp are good.Unmarked to rear,which is unusual as the issue number is normally marked on the back, this only being the second unmarked one I have seen.A safety chain has been added, the first such alteration I have seen. I did believe that this badge may have been an unissued one, however the addition of the safety chain suggests otherwise. A rare and desirable badge.height 48mm
Ministry of Health Nurse Training Badge.A badge which I have yet to identify to a satisfactory level.It was issued by the Ministry of Health for student and pupil nurses, possibly to those undertaking training in the military.The central motif consists of a red cross with an anchor and medical snake, flight wings and nurses lamp of learning.Condition good but with some specks to the enamel.Pin and clasp good.Makers mark for J R Gaunt London.Height 35mm
Code: 52141Price: 30.00 GBP
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