Gwent School of Nursing Newport,silver Nurses/GNC pair
A pair of badges awarded to the same nurse for her training in Wales during the 1930s.They consist of a Gwent School of Nursing silver and enamel badge, still in its original retailers box, in excellent condition.(This badge is prone to enamel damage but this really is a superb example) The design consists of an enamel cross with a Lamp of Learning to the centre and Royal Gwent Hospital School ... read more
Silver Two Piece Nurses Belt buckle,? London 1975
A silver two piece nurses belt buckle in the form of ornate swirls and loops.Condition is good with belt loops and clasp intact but clasp is a little snug to close.Width 90mm Height 62mm.Unusually only one partial hallmark which looks to be for London 1975? read more
Two Piece "Anemone" Silver Nurses Belt Buckle,WC London 1908
An impressive two piece silver Belt buckle.It consists of a central Anemone like flower amidst a circle of vines and leaves.It bears hallmarks for London 1908 and makers marks for WC( William Comyns & Sons) Good overall condition with belt loops intact.Size width 130mm Height 65mm 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
Coombe Hospital Dublin,silver Midwifery & Prize badges
A pair of badges awarded to the same midwife at the Coombe Hospital Dublin.
The first is a silver and enamel hospitals badge for the Coombe Hospital Dublin.Good condition but missing its safety roller catch to the rear.Hallmarked for JM co Dublin 1975.Height 33mm.
The second is a silver prize badge for the same hospital.This is in good order with pin clasp and safety catch all in ... read more
Holloway Sanatorium,cased silver medal and RMPA pair
A nice pair of Mental Nurses badges from the Holloway Sanatorium.This was located at St Anne's Heath,Virginia Waters,Surrey and opened in 1885 as a private mental hospital for the middle classes.Unlike the usual asylums it was ornately designed and sumptuously decorated.It finally closed in 1980 and the building now houses a luxury gated development.
The medal is one of two similar desig... read more
Royal College of Radiologists ,9 carat Gold brooch
A superb 9ct gold pin back bar badge for the Royal College of Radiologists.The design features the crest from the arms of the college(granted in 1961), namely an arm arising from flames clutching thunderbolts. width 51mm height 15mm.Very good condition with pin clasp and safety roller catch all good.Makers mark is indistinct but hallmarked 375 Birmingham 1981.In its original lined fitted case w... read more
Antique Two Piece Silver Nurses Ribbon Bow Belt Buckle,SJ London
A two piece silver belt buckle.It takes the form of ornate ribbons in the a bow with flowers and leaves.Dimensions width 86mm Height 62mm.Hallmarks for SJ (Samuel Jacob)London .No date letter but likely to be between 1892-1910.Good condition with belt loops and clasp in good order. read more
Preston District School of Nursing,Silver Nurses badge
A silver and enamel Nurses badge for the Preston District School of Nursing.The oval badge has three red Roses of Lancashire to the top half above the Lamb and PP taken from the arms of Preston.This represents the lamb of St Wilfred the patron saint of Preston.The PP denotes Princeps Pacis-Prince of Peace.In excellent condition with no enamel damage.Pin clasp and safety roller catch are all goo... read more