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
St Woolos Hospital Newport,silver Nurses Badge
A silver and enamel nurses badge from St Woolos Hospital in Wales. Originally the workhouse Infirmary for Newport, it served as a military hospital during WW1 and was renamed Wooloston hospital in 1930 and St Woolos in 1948 upon joining the NHS.This badge takes the form of a shield with a central red Geneva cross on which a lamp of learning is imposed. At the top right quarter is a plume of Pri... read more
Two Piece Silver "Dolphins"Nurses Belt Buckle
An exquisite heavy hallmarked silver two piece belt buckle in the form of two leaping dolphins.In a convex shape, it measures 103 mm wide,55mm tall.Each half has an outer rim representing Seaweed with a large leaping dolphin and smaller flying fishes.Condition is very good with no major scratches or abrasions.Belt loops are good and intact.Hallmarks to rear for AK London 2003
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The London Hospital Whitechapel, Silver Nurses badge
A popular badge for the London Hospital Whitechapel,this is one of the standard smaller pattern of model made by John Pinches of London.It features the classic design of the three feathers and central LH imposed upon the red and white enamelled cross.In very good condition but with some minor surface wear, the pin and clasp are intact.Makers mark to rear for J Pinches London.Engraved for Eleano... read more
The Mothers Hospital(Salvation Army)Hackney ,silver midwifery badges
A pair of badges for midwifery training ,being a silver and enamel badge for the Mothers Hospital Hackney along with a Royal College of Midwifery members badge.
The Mothers Hospital in Lower Clapton road, Hackney was originally set up and run by the Salvation Army.It was unusual at the time as it also accepted unmarried mothers who were often scorned by other maternity establishments.Thi... read more
Westminster Hospital,Nurses Silver Plated Buckle and badges
An assortment of badges and a buckle awarded to one nurse for her training in the 1970s.
They consist of a chrome and enamel badge for the General Nursing Council of England and Wales which is named for S M Aveling SRN 453903 2.8.72.condition is good with pin and clasp good and safety chain in situ.
Secondly is a silver plated base metal badge for the League of Westminster Hospita... read more
Leeds College of Health, silver Nurses Badge
A silver and enamel badge for the Leeds College of Health from the 1990s. It features the cross of St John with an owl and an open book, taken from earlier Leeds badges. Unfortunately the enamel has scratch damage and has lost its pin and safety catch, but still a scarce badge.hallmarked for K&S Birmingham 1993 Height 32mm read more
Charles Frears School of Nursing,Leicester.Silver Nurses badge
A silver and enamel nurses badge from the Charles Frears School of Nursing in Leicester.The octagonal badge feature a pair of hands holding a wrapped figure symbolising a patient and the delivery of Care.In very good condition with minimal wear and only minor scratches.The pin,clasp and safety roller catch are all good.Makers mark to the rear for Thomas Fattorini Regent Street Birmingham .Engra... read more
Aycliffe Hospital Darlington,Nurses Badge
A small Nurses Badge for Aycliffe Hospital,Heighington,Darlington.
This was a Hospital which had 680 beds in 1972 for the Mentally subnormal,it trained nurses for part of the register for RNMS.It features the motto Sperantes Laboramus-We labour for Trust.Very good condition with enamel,pin and safety clasp in good order.Makers mark for Thomas Fattorini Regent street Birmingham.Small but ... read more