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WW2 ROYAL NAVAL PATROL SERVICE MINE-SWEEPING ANTI SUBMARINE SMALL PIN BADGESilvered sleeve badge with pin to reverse. Worn by men on minesweepers and anti-submarine ships. Reg. No to reverse.
Code: 53381Price: 45.00 GBP
ROYAL NAVAL DIVISION RND OSD OFFICERS BRONZE CAP BADGEA fine very scarce cira 1915 -1918, 2nd Pattern Officers bronze cap badge, with two blade fixings to reverse.
Reference K & K Vol 1 item 1158 page 295
60 mm width
Code: 53382Price: 220.00 GBP
ROYAL MARINES VICTORIAN COLLAR. A Victorian gold coloured bullion wire Royal Marines collar, cut and complete, with two bullion collar badges.
Code: 53366Price: 55.00 GBP
ROYAL NAVAL AIR SERVICE "RNAS" ARMOURED CAR SQUADRON BADGEWWI Royal Naval Air Service RNAS Armoured Car Squadron bronze badge, with two loops to reverse.
The Royal Naval Air Service (RNAS) was the air arm of the Royal Navy, under the direction of the Admiralty's Air Department, and existed formally from 1 July 1914 to 1 April 1918, when it was merged with the British Army's Royal Flying Corps to form a new service, the Royal Air Force, the first of its kind in the world.
1914 the Section had become the Royal Naval Armoured Car Division (RNACD) eventually expanding to 20 squadrons. As trench warfare developed, the armoured cars could no longer operate on the Western Front and were redeployed to other theatres including the Middle East, Romania and Russia. In the summer of 1915 the RNACD was disbanded and the army took over control of armoured cars, with the units soon coming under the command of the Motor Branch of the Machine Gun Corps.
However RNAS experience of the Western Front would not be lost, No. 20 Squadron RNAS was retained under Naval control to further develop armoured vehicles for land battle, these personnel later becoming the nucleus of the team working under the Landships Committee that developed the first tanks.
ROYAL NAVAL MINE CLEARANCE SERVICE WW1 ARM BADGEA fine uncleaned white metal arm badge with 2 loops and backing plate to reverse.
Formed immediately WWI finished in 1918. Worn on the lower arm near the cuff.
Genuine, with no fault line through the centre of the badge like the fakes.
Reference; Badges and Insignia of the British Armed Services page 102.
Mine Clearance Service was established to sweep the large numbers of mines laid during conflict. This service was abolished in 1920.
A floating mine embossed onto a white metal surface, within a roundel, surrounded by a laurel wreath. Surmounted by a King's crown and above a motto scroll with: 'MINE CLEARANCE SERVICE' inscribed upon.
ROYAL NAVAL RESERVE "T" TRAWLER SECTION ARM BADGEA fine WW1 Officers bullion short lived arm badge.
In 1910, the Trawler Section - RNR(T) was set up to enrol the necessary personnel. Although abolished as a separate section of the RNR in 1921, the RNR(T) always remained quite distinct from the RNR proper, and employed fishermen. In both world wars a large number of trawlers were taken up by the Royal Navy complete with their crews, who were entered on a form T124 by which they engaged to serve in a named vessel for the duration of the war only. Fishermen on a T124 formed the bulk of the RNR(T) during the First World. The RNR(T) wound up in 1921.
A number of RNR officers qualified as pilots and flew aircraft and airships with the Royal Naval Air Service whilst many RNR ratings served ashore alongside the RN and RNVR contingents in the trenches of the Somme and at Gallipoli with the Royal Naval Division.
ROYAL NAVAL DIVISION CHIEF PETTY OFFICERS CAP BADGEA fine scarce Chief petty officer's blackened bronze cap badge with 2 blades to reverse. Reference K & K Vol1 1159
Code: 53185Price: 140.00 GBP
ROYAL NAVAL DIVISION "HOWE" CAP BADGEA fine 2nd Brigade, 6th Battalion brass cap badge, with two loop fixings to reverse.
Code: 53181Price: 85.00 GBP
ROYAL NAVAL DIVISION "RND" SHOULDER TITLEA fine brass shoulder title, with pin and backing plate.
Reference Westlake for the RND curved Plate 104 item 1616
WW2 ROYAL NAVY TRADE ARM / SLEEVE TRADE BADGES5 X woven trade badges, some with glue residue to reverse and service wear. Please veiw photos, as not the best examples, hence price.
Navagators Yeoman, 2 Radar plotters, Signals / communication and Boom Defence
Code: 53171Price: 22.00 GBP
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