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Royal Victoria Infirmary,Newcastle on Tyne. Nurses Silver 1911 Coronation commemorative Medal

Royal Victoria Infirmary,Newcastle on Tyne. Nurses Silver 1911 Coronation commemorative Medal

A rare silver commemorative medal awarded to nurses at the Royal Victoria Infirmary Newcastle on Tyne to celebrate the coronation of King George V and Queen Mary on June 23rd 1911.This one of approximately 126 such medals which were presented to the nursing staff at the Infirmary by a generous benefactor at the time of the coronation.The St Cuthbert cross is of plain silver and is engraved on the arms with a Royal Crown and G R M with 1911 to the centre.The rear is engraved Royal Victoria Infirmary Newcastle -on-Tyne and the initials EH for the recipient.Hallmarks for R&S Birmingham 1910.A loop at the top is for a ribbon or chord suspension.Height 51mm

Code: 52954

70.00 GBP


Chalmers Hospital Edinburgh,Selkirk Glass Paperweight

Chalmers Hospital Edinburgh,Selkirk Glass Paperweight

A selkirk glass paperweight bearing the badge of the Chalmers Hospital Edinburgh with the dates 1936-2006. I believe this may relate to the school of Nursing belonging to the Hospital but would welcome confirmation? No chips or flaws ,a nice heavy piece.

Code: 52935

Reserved


Territorial Army Nursing Service, Assorted Insignia.

Territorial Army Nursing Service, Assorted Insignia.

A card mounted with several items of insignia relating to the Territorial Army Nursing Service. Initially formed as the Territorial; force Nursing service in 1908 it was reorganised in 1921 to become the Territorial Army Nursing service. The items are a silver (not marked) tippet badge featuring the crossed AAs of Queen Alexandra from its original ribbon.A rare large cap badge and two collar/tippet badges follow, with a rare pair of white metal T badges. there are also three bi- metal(officers) collar badges as well as one bronze version.A sweetheart type brooch in Mother of Pearl completes the badges and an original photograph shows how the badges would be worn on service.

Code: 53026

220.00 GBP


Territorial Force Nursing Service,assorted insignia.

Territorial Force Nursing Service,assorted insignia.

A number of items relating to the British Army Territorial Force Nursing Service.Founded in 1908 to supplement the existing military services, nurses with more than three years experience could volunteer to man emergency hospitals in the event of war.Nearly 3000 nurses were available to serve in 1914 and by the end of the war over 8000 nurses had served in the TFNS.
The items consist of two patterns of Tippet badge consisting of the intertwined AAs of Queen Alexandra below an Imperial Crown.The first model without the scroll was in use from 1908 until just after the War. The addition of the scroll bearing Fortitudio Mea Deus was a short lived interim pattern prior to the change of name to Territorial Army Nursing Service in 1921 and quite scarce.Both are silver although not marked as such.
Also included are the rare TF round badge and a collar tab and cap insignia for the TFNS. A pair of rare white metal T Badges,as were worn at the corners of the tippet are also included.too pictures of the insignia being worn complete the lot. An interesting lot with several rarities.

Code: 53025

220.00 GBP


Two Piece Silver Plated belt Buckle,? London Jewish Hospital

Two Piece Silver Plated belt Buckle,? London Jewish Hospital

An interesting, but as of yet, unidentified Nurses silver plated belt buckle.It takes the form of a central motif of The six pointed Star of David of the Jewish faith.This is attached to a lip/eye shape base edged
with an oak leaf border.The same base also features on the buckle of the Westminster Hospital Buckle so we may assume the same maker.This may relate to the London Jewish Hospital in Whitechapel or Tottenham or indeed Manchester or Leeds.If anyone is able to confirm who the issuing hospital were I would be most grateful.
The buckle itself is 77mm wide and 67mm tall, with a plain clasp attached to a blue petersham belt .Condition is good but there are considerable surface scratches from use.An interesting item in need of more research.Note the image with the Westminster buckle is for comparison only and this is not included in this sale!

Code: 53024

Reserved


Society of Chiropodists, silver gilt badge 1960s

Society of Chiropodists, silver gilt badge 1960s

A silver gilt and enamel badge for the Society of Chiropodists & Podiatrists.Having gone through a number of changes of name it is currently known as the Royal College of Podiatry,
see;https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Society_of_Chiropodists_and_Podiatrists
This pendant badge features the arms of the society, granted in 1946 with the motto Post Curam Otium-Ease after care. Very good contain with pin and clasp good.Silver hallmarks for TF Birmingham 1960.Height 59mm

Code: 53023

35.00 GBP


College of Nursing,silver Members badge

College of Nursing,silver Members badge

Another College of Nursing members badge, this one being attributable to a specific nurse.Featuring the letters C and N in silver on a blue enamel background with the title The College of Nursing Founded MCMXVI (1916)around the rim.The Rose,Thistle,Leek and Shamrock emblems feature at each quarter.
To the rear it features the registration number of the design and the membership number 4539.These badges were first issued after 1920 and this membership number would date to 1917,this being Susan Emily Buddle who trained at the Leeds Township infirmary in 1914.It is marked for Sterling Silver and makers marks J R Gaunt London.
Condition very good,with only minor surface scratches.Pin & clasp in good order.Height 38mm

Code: 53022

30.00 GBP


Victoria Hospital Wynberg South Africa,Nurses badge

Victoria Hospital Wynberg South Africa,Nurses badge

A brass and enamel nurses badge from the Victoria Hospital Wynberg.Located in the southern suburbs of Cape Town South Africa,the hospital is still in operation today but I believe this badge may date to the 1960s. The design features the hospitals crest being a shield, with cross, on which a hand holds a flaming torch.Below this is a scroll with Progress.Some scratches but generally good condition.

Code: 53021

40.00 GBP


St Pauls Eye Hospital,silver nurses badge

St Pauls Eye Hospital,silver nurses badge

A popular Silver and enamel Nurses badge from the St Paul's Eye Hospital Liverpool. Originally founded in 1871,the later hospital was opened in 1912.The badge shows a ship in full sail,partly as a reference to St Paul,his blindness and subsequent healing and his many journeys by sea.The ship also denotes Liverpool's famous maritime heritage. In very good condition,the pin however is a temporary replacement. Marked to the rear for Susan Croft 1.3.72. Silver hallmarks for WJD (William James Dingley) Birmingham 1971 height 32mm

Code: 53020

50.00 GBP


Sefton General Hospital Maternity Training,Midwives badge

Sefton General Hospital Maternity Training,Midwives badge

A chrome and enamel Midwife's badge from the Sefton General Hospital Liverpool. The design features a pair of arms holding a newborn baby below a shield bearing the Liver Bird.Beneath this is an open book with Midwifery Training In excellent unissued condition,In its original cardboard box of issue.The pin, clasp and safety roller catch are all in good order. Marked to the rear Thomas Fattorini Regent Street Birmingham. height 29mm.

Code: 53019

45.00 GBP