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9 carat Gold Sweetheart Brooch,Royal Army Medical Corps

9 carat Gold Sweetheart Brooch,Royal Army Medical Corps

A 9ct Gold and enamel Sweetheart Brooch bearing the regimental badge of the Royal Army Medical Corps.It bears the rod and serpent within a laurel wreath topped by a kings crown.This is above a blue enamel scroll which bears the motto In Arduis Fidelis.In excellent condition.Marked 9ct to rear.Width 51mm

Code: 52879

95.00 GBP


Associate Royal Red Cross, ER II Military Nursing medal

Associate Royal Red Cross, ER II Military Nursing medal

A nice example of a Queen Elizabeth II Period medal of the Royal Red Cross,2nd class. Holders of this award are known as associates (Associate Royal Red Cross).The second class award was introduced in November 1915.Originally only awarded to female members of the Military services, it has only been awarded to men since 1976.
The medal is an enamelled silver Maltese cross with a central figure of the reigning monarch, in this case Queen Elizabeth II .The reverse bears Faith,Hope and Charity and 1883(the year it was instigated) on each of the four arms.The royal cypher is in the centre.This is suspended from the red and blue silk bow ribbon fixing.In very good condition.
.Height 62mm

Code: 52878

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Princess Christian's Army Nursing Service Reserve,Silver Nurses Cape badge

Princess Christian's Army Nursing Service Reserve,Silver Nurses Cape badge

A 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: 52200

300.00 GBP


World War One Victory Medal.South African Military Nurse

World War One Victory Medal.South African Military Nurse

An original First World War Victory Medal awarded to an I Van Military Nurse.This is the South African pattern of badge with the same figure of winged victory to the face, designed by William McMillan,as the UK.The reverse however bears the words The Great War For Civilisation both in English and in Dutch.Only 75,000 of these were awarded and the South African Military Nursing Service had only a limited personnel in the UK,France and Africa.I have been unable to yet find a service record for this nurse as to where she may have served but it may be worthy of further research.Condition is good with original plated finish.Replacement ribbon.

Code: 52862

80.00 GBP


Royal Air Force Medical Branch,Original Cap Badge

Royal Air Force Medical Branch,Original Cap Badge

A World War 2 period bronze metal cap badge for the Medical Branch of the Royal Air Force.The design features the Ankh, the Egyptian symbol of life, wrapped with a medical serpent, within a laurel wreath surmounted by a Kings Crown.Below this is a scroll with the latin motto; Nec Aspera Terrent- Nor do Difficulties Deter. Condition is good with minimal wear.Slider fixing to rear.Height 46mm

Code: 52836

40.00 GBP


Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve Medal,small size.

Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve Medal,small size.

An original Silver Tippet badge for the Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve.From it's foundation in 1908,(from what had been Princess Christian's Army Nursing Service Reserve)until 1949, this badge would have been worn on the Cape or Tippet.The medal was made of silver(but not always marked as such) and consisted of a voided centre with the letter R for Reserve below an Imperial Crown.
In a good but worn condition,with original silk ribbon.This is the smaller size version being 31mm high.Unmarked to rear.

Code: 52798

65.00 GBP


Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve Silver Medal,Large size.

Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve Silver Medal,Large size.

An original Silver Tippet badge for the Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve.From it's foundation in 1908,(from what had been Princess Christian's Army Nursing Service Reserve)until 1949, this badge would have been worn on the Cape or Tippet.The medal was made of silver and consisted of a voided centre with the letter R for Reserve below an Imperial Crown.
In very good condition, with a replacement silk ribbon.This is the larger size version being 39mm high.Marked to rear for retailers Carrington & Co London. Hallmarks for BHJ(B H Joseph & Co) Birmingham 1916.A nice original First World War piece.

Code: 52797

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Trained Army Nurse,Nurses badge

Trained Army Nurse,Nurses badge

Another 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 Apologies for the price but this is what it cost me for a client who failed to complete the purchase.

Code: 52778

145.00 GBP


Army Medical Services Schools of Nursing,Registered Nurse Badge

Army Medical Services Schools of Nursing,Registered Nurse Badge

A 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 ,Pin and clasp intact,Marked to rear Firmin. Height 26mm

Code: 52763

50.00 GBP


Royal Naval School of Nursing,Enrolled Nurse Training

Royal Naval School of Nursing,Enrolled Nurse Training

A seldom seen badge for Enrolled nurse training with the Royal Naval School of Nursing.The first badges were given out in May 1966 and feature a red Geneva Cross topped by a gold Naval crown.Superimposed on the cross is a Naval Fouled anchor with Royal Naval School of Nursing on a band around the edge.In Blue for SRN training and green for SEN training.Condition good with pin and clasp intact.The design was replaced in 1987.Height 33mm

Code: 52761

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