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KINGS CROWN ROYAL ARTILLERY BOW ENAMEL SWEETHEART BROOCH
A fine good condition silver sweetheart brooch. 33mm in height.

Code: 53616Price: 22.00 GBP


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H.M.S HINDUSTAN GRAND FLEET 1914-15-16 ENAMEL BADGE
A fine enamel brooch fixing badge. In good condition

One of the eight ships of the King Edward VII-class pre-dreadnought battleships, all except 'King Edward VII' being named for parts of the Empire. Built by John Brown on the Clyde, she was launched in 1903 and commissioned in mid-1905, serving first with the Atlantic Fleet and then the Channel Fleet, subsequenly the Home Fleet. In 1912,' Hindustan' and her sister ships formed the 3rd Battle Squadron, which was assigned to the Grand Fleet at the beginning of the First World War and served on the Northern Patrol. In 1916, she, with the rest of the squadron was transferred to Nore Command until she was detached in February 1918 to serve as a parent ship for the raids on Zeebrugge and Ostend. Decommissioned in May 1918,

Code: 53603Price: 35.00 GBP


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ROYAL ARTILLERY SILVER HORSE SHOE SWEETHEART BROOCH
A fine silver pre WW1 dated 1910 sweetheart brooch, with maker C&S

Code: 53608Price: 45.00 GBP


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8 x SWEETHEART BROOCHES
8 x brass and enamel sweetheart brooches.
WW1 ARRAS sweetheart brooch, Pioneer Corps, Royal Armoured Corps, R.E.M.E, West Kent, Buffs and Pay corps.
All in fair / good condition. All enamel present.

Code: 53578Price: 100.00 GBP


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ARTIST RIFLES SILVER SWEETHEART BROOCH
A very fine Hallmarked Birmingham 1915 Silver & Enamel sweetheart brooch.
Maker G,L for G Loveridge & Co (George Loveridge)
Aprox 40 mm long.

The Artists Rifles was a popular unit for volunteers. It had been increased to twelve companies in 1900 and was formed into three sub-battalions in 1914, and recruitment was eventually restricted by recommendation from existing members of the battalion. It particularly attracted recruits from public schools and universities; on this basis, following the outbreak of the First World War, a number of enlisted members of The Artists Rifles were selected to be officers in other units of the 7th Division.This exercise was so successful that, early in 1915, selected Artists officers and NCOs were transferred to run a separate Officers Training Corps, in which poet Wilfred Owen trained before posting to the Manchester Regiment; the remainder being retained as a fighting unit. Over fifteen thousand men passed through the battalion during the war, more than ten thousand of them becoming officers. The battalion eventually saw battle in France in 1917 and 1918. Casualties suffered by both members of this battalion and amongst officers who had trained with The Artists Rifles before being posted to other regiments were 2,003 killed, 3,250 wounded, 533 missing and 286 prisoners of war. Ex-Members of the Regiment won eight Victoria Crosses (though none did so while serving with the Regiment), fifty-six DSOs and over a thousand other awards for gallantry.

Code: 53573Price: 95.00 GBP


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WW1 ROYAL NAVAL AIR SERVICE OBSERVER [CANADIAN] SWEETHEART BROOCH
A fine scarce sweetheart brooch. Birks sterling silver with locking brooch fixing to reverse. Canadian maker Birks. 39mm long.

Code: 53532Price: 95.00 GBP


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PARACHUTE REGIMENT AIRBORNE PEGASUS ENAMEL BUTTOHOLE BADGE
A scarce 'Parachute Regiment badge'; silver plated circular example bearing an 'Airborne Pegasus' on maroon enamel ground. Buttonhole fitting to reverse. Good condition.
Diameter 25mm.

Code: 53495Price: 85.00 GBP


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ROYAL NAVAL AIR SERVICE SWEETHEART BROOCH.
A fine scarce Enamel brooch in excellent order, no chips. With maker Fattorini Bradford to reverse.

Code: 53493Price:


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ROYAL NAVAL AIR SERVICE "RNAS" SILVER & ENAMEL SWEETHEART BROOCH
A fine scarce WW1 RNAS Silver & Enamel sweetheart brooch, with maker CU which is for Rueben Usher trading as Charles Usher & stamped sterling.

Code: 53184Price: 85.00 GBP


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POLISH AIR FORCE SILVER SWEETHEART BROOCH
A fine scarce Silver sweetheart brooch, Pilot Observer Combat 27 mm x 17 mm.

The Polish Air Forces (Polskie Siły Powietrzne) was the name of the Polish Air Forces formed in France and the United Kingdom during World War II. The core of the Polish air units fighting alongside the Allies were experienced veterans of the 1939 Invasion of Poland. They contributed to the Allied victory in the Battle of Britain and most World War II air operations.

A total of 145 Polish fighter pilots served in the RAF during the Battle of Britain, making up the largest non-British contribution. By the end of the war, around 19,400 Poles were serving in the Polish Air Force in Great Britain and in the RAF.

Code: 53203Price: 90.00 GBP

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