A base metal and enamel Nurses badge from the Highland College of Nursing & Midwifery.YThe shield shape badge features a Soaring eagle in front of snow capped peaks.Good general condition with minor areas of wear .Pin and clasp intact, please see pictures, height 33mm
An 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 Very Good condition with no enamel damage or loss, as pictured. Pin and clasp both good.
It is engraved to the rear for M A Cleland 3866
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
An ever 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 Pin, clasp andd safety roller catch all good.
It is engraved to the rear for J Mathieson 7184. It bears hallmarks forTK&S (Toye Kenning & Spencer) Birmingham 1975 Height 29mm
The first is a brass pin back badge from Stirling Royal Infirmary.(This does appear to have been converted from a pendant badge at some stage although it does look contemporary?)This consists of a Greek cross with a superimposed central disc bearing the Wolf on the Crag.The words Stirling Royal Infirmary are around the edge and the motto" Sterlini Opidum,also taken from the seal of the Burgh.Condition is good with pin and clasp intact.Engraved on the rear Cath Campbell11621 .Height 33mm
A base metal and enamel badge from the Ayrshire and Arran Health Board. The design features the monogram AAHB on a pale blue background with the title on a navy blue band around the edge.I believe this is most likely to be a community nursing or Health visitor badge.Condition is good with pin and clasp intact .Makers mark for Thomas Fattorini Regent Street Birmingham.Height 30mm
A popular enamelled badge for Midwifery training at the Simpson Memorial Maternity Pavilion in Edinburgh.
First presented in May 1967,the badge features a purple butterfly,the emblem of Immortality,separating the words Victo Dolore-Victory Over Pain.The badge was last awarded in November 1977 when the Midwifery School was integrated into the Lothian College of Nursing & Midwifery.This is one of several that I have seen which was issued retrospectively.It is engraved G Moddison 1.9.49 . Makers mark for Thomas Fattorini Regent Street Birmingham.Condition is good with no enamel damage and pin, clasp and safety roller catch all in good order.Height 32mm
A scarce silver and enamel pendant badge from the Glasgow and Western Scotland Cooperation of Nurses.The design features a white cross of Saint Andrew on which is imposed a disc of a red Greek cross on a white background within a blue border which bears the title Glasgow & Western Scotland Cooperation of Trained Nurses.This has a figure of Saint Mungo to the top.
Founded in 1893,the badge is hallmarked for 1924 and looks to have had a pendant mounting at one stage.29mm tall
The ever popular silver and enamel Nurses badge from the Glasgow Royal Infirmary.This being one of the later Registered Nurse titled versions.It depicts the snake of healing intertwined with a Thistle with the motto Auspice Caelo-By the Favour of Heaven,which features on the wall of the Infirmary on Castle Street.The condition is generally very good .The Pin has been replaced but clasp is missing a safety roller catch. Hallmarks for ELS Birmingham 1969 Height 30mm
A nice Registered General Nurse for Scotland silver badge.Good enamel saltire with minimal surface scratches.Pin and clasp both good.Marked to the rear M M Murray A48840 ,Makers marks hamilton & Inches Edinburgh.Hallmarks for Birmingham 1964.
The recipient was I believe Margaret mary Murray (nee McQaide) who trained during the 50s and 60s.Her Scottish RMN in her maiden name is also listed on the site
A nice clean example of a Registered General Nurse for Scotland silver badge.Good enamel saltire with minimal surface scratches.Pin and clasp both good.Marked to the rear C MacDonald A23961,Makers marks Brooke & Son Edinburgh.Hallmarks for Birmingham 1945.
The recipient was Christina MacDonald (nee Mackie) who was registered on -/2/46, having trained at the Victoria Infirmary Glasgow
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