Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve,pair of white metal collar badges
An original pair of white metal collar badges for Queen Alexandras Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve.They feature the Letter R for Reserve within a voided centre topped by an Imperial crown.Around the edge is Queen Alexandras Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve.Both have twin lugs with a split pin fixing.Height 25mm Good condition and getting more difficult to find(particularly as... read more
General Service Medal,Canal Zone clasp,RAMC private J W Parkin
An original British Forces QE II issue Service Medal named to a Private J W Parkin, Royal Army Medical Corps.It bears the rare bar for Canal Zone, signifying service between 16th October 1951 and 19th October 1954 in the Suez canal zone.In good condition with swivel mount ,original ribbon with pin brooch fixing.Named to 22632928 Pte J W Parkin RAMC In its original box with felt tip annotation. read more
Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve, Rare Tippet with silver QAIMNSR medal
An original rare WW2 period nurses tippet for the Queen Alexandra's Imperial Nursing Service Reserve along with the original silver tippet badge/medal for 1942.
Whilst the standard QAIMNS tippet (or cape) was of a scarlet material, that of the Reserve was in grey with a scarlet edging.This tippet is made from a flannel type material and the scarlet edging has a small Alexandra Rose at th... read more
Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve, Rare Tippet
An original rare WW2 period nurses tippet for the Queen Alexandra's Imperial Nursing Service Reserve.Whilst the standard QAIMNS tippet (or cape) was of a scarlet material, that of the Reserve was in grey with a scarlet edging.This tippet is made from a cotton material and the scarlet edging has a small Alexandra Rose at the back.In good overall condition with no signs of damage or holes.There i... read more
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 .This is a slightly darker version than usual ,but there were several ma... read more
Territorial Army Nursing Service,Hm Silver Tippet Badge
An 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 1935.(This is for Robert Arthur Johnson,assistant director of t... read more
British War Medal 1914-1918,Staff Nurse M J Payn
An original First Word War silver War Medal named to S/Nurse M J Payn.I have been unable to trace this particular nurse and believe she may have served with the South African Military Nursing Service.
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Canadian Patriotic Fund,War Service badge.For Nursing Overseas
A rare Canadian brass and enamel badge from the First World War.Issued by the Canadian Patriotic Fund, a national charity from 1914 to 1919, the badge bears a shield bearing the union flag.Above this is War Service and below CPF .Around the sides of the shield is For Nursing Overseas.Good condition with no major damage. Pin and Clasp intact. Makers mark for TP Tansey Montreal and the number 30... read more
Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service, carved wooden box
A carved wooden box, probably from the second world war period, with the emblem of the Queen Alexandra's Imperial Nursing Service, the Dannebrog cross. In a nice condition with no significant damage, the hinged box looks to have been used as a cigarette box. At 170mm by 120mm, and 55mm tall with a domed top, it may have been a souvenir of service, probably in the Middle East. read more
Bronze Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service,Nurses Tippet badge
A scarce bronze tippet/cape medal for the Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service,the forerunner of todays QARANC.
The open work design features the Danish Dannebrog cross with an A for Alexandra in the centre.Around the edge is the title.This is topped by the Imperial Crown which is suspended from an red,white and blue silk ribbon.
This pattern of badge was in use fro... read more