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Leith Hospital School,of Nursing,Silver Nurses badge

Leith Hospital School,of Nursing,Silver Nurses badge

A very nice silver and enamel badge from the Leith Hospital School of Nursing.it depicts the crest of Leith which depicts the Virgin Mary and Baby Jesus on a ship with a cloud overhead.The motto Persevere on a red scroll is below.Good overall condition with minor wear and some minor nibbles to the enamel at the edge. Pin and clasp are good. Hallmarks for K&S Edinburgh 1954.height 29mm  read more

Code: 53343

65.00 GBP

Law General Hospital School of Nursing,Nurses Badge

Law General Hospital School of Nursing,Nurses Badge

A white metal and enamel nurse badge from Law General Hospital School of Nursing.In good condition with only minor surface scratches.Pin and clasp intact .Unmarked to rear.
Height 28mm
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Code: 53329

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William Smellie Memorial Hospital Lanark,Midwifery badge

William Smellie Memorial Hospital Lanark,Midwifery badge

A scarce silver plated base metal and enamel midwives badge from the William Smellie Memorial Hospital in Lanark.Founded in 1748 and named after William Smellie, the father of Midwifery, this pattern of badge was first issued in 1975 before the design was amend soon after to reflect the name change to Lanarkshire School of Midwifery.In good condition with minimal wear to the plated finish.Pin a...  read more

Code: 53292

60.00 GBP

Argyll & Bute Hospital Lochgilphead, Mental Nurses badge

Argyll & Bute Hospital Lochgilphead, Mental Nurses badge

A base metal and enamel badge for the Argyll & Bute Hospital Lochgilphead.This was a Mental Hospital which finally closed in 2016.The design features a St Andrew's cross in silver on blue enamel.The top quarter bears a boars head and the bottom quarter the Lion of Scotland.Across this is the Gaelic word Dochas meaning Hope,Trust or Reliance.The hospital title appears on a white enamel border to...  read more

Code: 53291

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Highland College of Nursing and Midwifery,Nurses badge

Highland College of Nursing and Midwifery,Nurses badge

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  read more

Code: 53282

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Royal Infirmary Edinburgh School of Nursing, brass nurses badge

Royal Infirmary Edinburgh School of Nursing, brass nurses badge

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 ba...  read more

Code: 53277

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Stirling Royal Infirmary ,Bronze Nurses Badge

Stirling Royal Infirmary ,Bronze Nurses Badge

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.Co...  read more

Code: 53238

45.00 GBP

Ayrshire and Arran Health Board,Community Nurses Badge

Ayrshire and Arran Health Board,Community Nurses Badge

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  read more

Code: 53237

45.00 GBP

Simpson Memorial Maternity Pavilion,Edinburgh.Midwives badge

Simpson Memorial Maternity Pavilion,Edinburgh.Midwives badge

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...  read more

Code: 53141

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Glasgow & Western Scotland Cooperation of Nurses,Silver Nurses Badge

Glasgow & Western Scotland Cooperation of Nurses,Silver Nurses Badge

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 bad...  read more

Code: 53138

50.00 GBP