The Professor Charles Thomas Collection Auction
on Tuesday 24th April 2018
Saturday 21st April: 12 noon to 4pm
Sunday 22nd April: 12 noon to 4pm
Monday 23rd April: 12 noon to 4pm
Sale commences at 10am precisely
Lots: 200-249 of 450
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Lot 200
Insignia of the Royal Naval Division
Officers' and Petty Officers' bronze cap-badges, shoulder-titles and buttons: cap-badges and STs of the Anson, Howe, Hood, Drake, Hawke and Nelson Battalions, and machine-gun companies.(28 items)
Estimate:  £120 - 180 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 201
Royal Naval Auxiliary Service, Admiralty, Customs and other Insignia.
A card bearing cloth arm-badges and shoulder-titles, mainly in red embroidery on blue cloth (one crossed anchor badge in gold embroidery), QEC Coast Guard badges and a QVC badge of Irish Lights; a number of lapel badges in gilt and enamel of the Sea Cadet Corps etc.; a depleted card, retaining cap-badges of the Royal Naval Motor Boat Reserve, Mine Clearance and Minewatching (later RN Auxiliary) Services and Volunteer Wireless Reserve; a shoulder-title of the RN Yacht Patrol; two cap-badges of HM Customs & Excise (GviR and GRI cyphers); KC cap-badges of a District Officer and a rating, with QVC, KC and QEC period buttons, of HM Coast Guard; and another card with items of the Admiralty Constabulary, including a brass badge of the Marine Police, three RMP shoulder-titles in brass and white metal, and a pair of white metal collar-badges as for Royal Marines; White metal KC cap and collar-badges of the Admiralty Constabulary, and a similar QEC cap-badge of the Admiralty Police, together with four crowned anchor buttons in white metal; together with a sergeant's stripes in silver Russia braid on blue cloth, a metal ST inscribed AMW, and two KCs, one in silver embroidery, the other in white metal. (3 cards, 59 items)
Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 202
Long Range Desert Group
A brass cap badge, with a scorpion and initials 'LRDG' incised within a circle. (Loop fixings now flattened).

Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 203
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Lot 204
Army Airborne Personnel
Cap and collar badges, shoulder-titles and buttons of the Army Air Corps, including a plastic cap badge and an officer's badge in hallmarked silver; KC Pilot's Wings and QEC Pilot's and Observer's Wings; Pegasus arm-badges and unofficial cloth shoulder-titles for individual Parachute Regiment battalions and 21 Independent Parachute Company; KC and QEC cap and collar badges of the Parachute Regiment, including a plastic cap-badge and an OR's cap badge of the Guards Independent Parachute Company on Household Division backing; cap and collar badges and buttons of the Glider Pilot Regiment, and Parachute Wings in gold and worsted embroidery. (76 items)
KC or QEC
Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 205
The First Embroidered Arm-Badges for Musicians
A card including a rare example of a 1855 Bugle-Major Royal Engineers special badge, the Musician's badge with crossed trumpets over harp (probably 1871), a Royal Artillery Lyre badge from 1856, and a 1870's Bandmaster's Crowned Lyre badge; together with six embroidered musicians' badges.
(11 items)
Estimate:  £300 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 206
Army and Air Force Chaplains and SRA Insignia
A card bearing pre-1952 cap and collar-badges of the Royal Army Chaplains Department, including five set in gilt and enamel, a chain-clasp and badges for Territorial and Jewish chaplains, and a pair of embroidered collar-badges for patrol-jacket; a card with KC and QEC badges, buttons and shoulder-flashes for Christian and Jewish chaplains, including five gilt and enamel badges for forage caps and embroidered beret-badges. Fine scarf-badges for officiating civilian chaplains, and badges for Scripture-Readers; and another card of RAF Chaplains' insignia including KC and QEC examples of cap and collar sets in gilt metal, enamel and embroidery, a stole-badge in gold embroidery, a good bimetal scarf-badge for ATC, and other items. (3 cards, 70 items)
Estimate:  £160 - 240 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 207
Commissariat, Supply and Transport Insignia
Including buttons of the Commissariat Department and Staff of various dates between 1810 and 1859; two (different) plates for 1869 pattern Army Service Corps shako; officers' helmet-plates of the ASC 1878 - 81 and the
Commissariat & Transport Corps 1881 - 88; two patterns of officer's waist-belt clasps for the Control Department 1869 - 74; officers' waist-belt clasps of the Commissariat Staff and Commissariat & Transport Staff, and the Royal Engineer Department c.1864, and ORs' QVC helmet-plates of the ASC (1878 - 81). (42 items)
Estimate:  £300 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 208
Military Train Battalion Shako Plates
A glazed frame containing fine gilt Sealed Patterns of Staff Sergeants' shako-plates, all identical except for the incised Battalion numerals (1 -6), with a note stating that the pattern was sealed in February 1859 and replaced in August 1865. Together with a list of locations of the individual battalions between those dates. (6 items)
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 209
Military Train Insignia
Including an officer's pouch of the 2nd Battalion, in brown leather edged with narrow rows of gold embroidery, bearing a gilt 'MT' with '2' below
and part of the companion belt, also edged with gold embroidery and with wavy flat brass buckle, tip and slide; an officer's gilt pouch-badge 1865 - 69 and rectangular waist-plate in burnished gilt, mounted with 'MT' above '3'; officer's and OR's shako-plates 1865- 69, and an OR's shako-plate of the 2nd Battalion, 1857 - 65. (13 items)
Estimate:  £300 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 210
Royal Army Service Corps, RCT and RLC Insignia
Officers' Cloth Helmet plates of the ASC (QVC and KC). An OR's KC HP of ASC. Buttons and a stable belt clasp of the Royal Corps of Transport; sets of cap and collar badges for officers and ORs of the Royal Logistic Corps, with waist belt clasp and beret-badge, and sundry items including an arm-badge for Tank Transport Personnel. (24 items)
Estimate:  £250 - 350 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 211
Army Service Corps Insignia 1901-1936
Examples of Officers' and ORs' cap and collar badges and buttons of the ASC and RASC, including two fine examples of slightly different officers' gilt and enamel forage-cap badges with EVIIIR cypher. Also an officer's fine KC gilt pouch-badge of the ASC, together with some shoulder-titles and sundry items.
(48 items)
Estimate:  £180 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 212
Army Service Corps Insignia c1895-1911.
Officers' and ORs' cap and collar badges, buttons and shoulder titles, mainly of the Edwardian era. Including two officers' fine white metal badges for forage cap and field cap circa 1895 and two KC Full Dress waistbelt-clasps in gilt and white metal. Together with some ASC collar-badges. (44 items)
Estimate:  £180 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 213
RASC, RCT and War Department Fleet Insignia
A card bearing cloth shoulder-titles (khaki and coloured) of the RASC and RCT; an arm-badge of the Army Fire Service; formation-signs of RASC Southern Command, and badges of the War Department Fleet including an officer's embroidered cap-badge, buttons, arm-badges and trade/qualification badges in cloth and metal; and another card, with examples of officers' and ORs' cap and collar-badges, buttons and STs, including several officers' buttons in gilt and enamel (George VI and Elizabeth II), an OR's WW2 plastic cap-badge and a large headdress-plate for the RCT Band c.1980 (2 cards, 84 items)
Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 214
Medical Staff and Services
Including examples of buttons of the Medical Staff and Purveyors Department from c.1800 onwards; a fine pouch belt badge of the Medical Staff (with separate title scroll) and a rectangular gilt waist belt plate bearing WivR cypher in white metal; three officers' circular waist belt clasps of the Medical Staff and Army Medical Department; a Brigade Surgeon's pouch-badge as per 1883 Dress Regulations; a very fine plate for an officer's 1869 pattern shako of the Army Hospital Corps; an officer's cap and collar-badges of the RAMC and a General's OSD cap-badge; ORs' shako-plates of the Medical Staff Corps and Army Hospital Corps, and an NCO's pouch-badge of the AHC. (70 items)

Estimate:  £250 - 350 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 215
Insignia of Medical Volunteers 1881 - 1908
Including officers' and ORs' QVC helmet-plates, some with unit titles including Forth VIB Beaver Company and Beaver Company, Clyde Volunteer Brigade; an officer's KC Royal Arms HP; two pouch- belt ornaments for officers or SNCOs; a breastplate ornament for an officer's charger; assorted 3-tier metal shoulder-titles of V/RAMC/Leeds, Maidstone, Devon, Liverpool etc; cap and collar-badges; an OR's glengarry-badge and collar-badges c.1890 - 1902 and Universal Pattern waistbelt clasp; a Piper's bonnet-badge, plaid-brooch, waistbelt-clasp and baldric-fittings. Together with an officer's black Morocco leather pouch edged with a double row of silver embroidery and bearing a QVC cypher, and companion pouch belt with three rows of embroidery and ornate white metal buckle, tip and slide. (Lot)
Estimate:  £250 - 350 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 216
Insignia of Royal Army Medical Corps Territorial Units
Cap and collar badges, metal shoulder-titles and a few buttons of TF and TA units, including three-part STs for T/RAMC/City of London, and similar items for Scottish, Bristol, Liverpool and Manchester; a VAD cap-badge and ST; cap-badges for the Ambulance Column, cloth arm-badges for ambulance drivers, a cloth ST for the TA Nursing Service, and assorted county VAD metal three-part STs for Devon, Cornwall and Middlesex; good indented buttons of the TA RAVC; together with a few items of the ASC TF and ATS. (Lot)
Estimate:  £70 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 217
Royal Army Medical Corps Insignia.
An officer's fine gilt KC Royal Arms helmet-plate and bimetal waistbelt-clasp; pagri badges (one with "In Arduis Fidelis" scroll), an unidentified silver badge of the same pattern but with fixings as for a pouch ornament, two WW2 period OSD bronze collar-badges with scroll inscribed Allied Forces Base Hospital, and another collar-badge, cast without crown and with an A below; an OR's KC helmet-plate and two QVC brass collar-badges of the Militia Medical Staff Corps; an officer's QEC embroidered beret badge and sundry minor items. (15 items)
Estimate:  £150 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 218
Royal Army Medical Corps Insignia.
A card with officers' collar-badges pre-1904 (QVC), and cap-and-collars sets of the KC period (bimetal and OSD bronze), with some variants, KC post-1950 (with In Arduis Fidelis scroll), and QEC; ORs cap-and-collars sets of the same patterns, with a plastic badge of WW2 period and an anodised QEC set. Together with officers' and ORs' brass buttons of QVC, KC and QEC periods; and another card, with five assorted brass RAMC shoulder-titles; three khaki cloth slip-ons; four shoulder-titles in white embroidery on dark red cloth; WW2 shoulder-flashes of 1 and 2 Medical Commando; a Medical Orderly's circular sleeve-badge pre-1930 and a WW1 armlet-badge for RAMC personnel; a Southern Command formation-sign for RAMC units, a DZ patch for 23 Field Ambulance and a Gulf War arm-badge for 32 Field Hospital RAMC.
(2 cards, 75 items)
Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 219
Shoulder Titles of RAMC Territorial Units
A collection of three-piece metal titles (eg T/RAMC/WEST RIDING) for nine counties or districts; together with three similar titles for territorial RFA units (1st Lowland, City of Glasgow and East Anglia). (16 items)
Estimate:  £70 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 220
Board of Ordnance Insignia
Items of the Board of Ordnance and related organisations, including buttons of the Royal Military Artificers (1787 - 1813), the Military Store Department (1857), Military Store Staff (1864) and Ordnance Store Department (1883); officers' helmet-plates of the Ordnance Store Corps (1881), the Army Ordnance Department (1898 -1902 and 1902 -1918); and a shako plate of the Military Store Staff Corps. Officers' waistbelt clasps of the Ordnance Store Department and Army Ordnance Department; officer's cap and collar-badges for forage cap and OSD; an OR's helmet-plate, collar-badges and single shoulder-title of the Ordnance Store Corps; and an OR's waistbelt-clasp of the Army Ordnance Corps inscribed South Africa 1899 - 1900. (60 items)
Estimate:  £250 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 221
Insignia of the Royal Army Ordnance Corps
A card of fine examples of officers' and ORs' cap and collar- badge patterns of 1918, including an OSD bronze set and a rare gilt pagri-badge, 1947 - 1949 (showing change of motto scroll), and post-1949 (without enamel), KC and QEC; and another card, showing three ORs' Full Dress brass helmet-plates (two QVC, one KC), pagri-badges for officers and ORs, STs and buttons. Together with a number of miscellaneous RAOC items. (2 cards, 60 items)
Estimate:  £180 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 222
Insignia of the Royal Army Ordnance Corps and Royal Logistic Corps
Including assorted patterns of cloth (mainly black lettering on khaki or dark blue on scarlet) and metal shoulder-titles, buttons (KC and QEC). Together with officers' cap-badges in gilt, white metal and enamel, and a beret-badge in embroidery, and ORs' in anodised metal; and another card, showing RAOC Conductors' and Ammunition Technicians' badges, including Conductors' Royal Arms badges in metal or embroidery (gold on coloured cloth and worsted on khaki); Ammunition Examiners' qualification badges, in worsted embroidery on khaki or in brass for wear on khaki drill; and Ammunition Technicians' post-1950 flaming bomb insignia in brass, gold embroidery on coloured cloth or worsted on khaki. (2 cards, 55 items)
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 223
Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers
A card with assorted sleeve-badges and shoulder-titles etc; REME Units Southern Command formation signs (embroidered and printed), a 1st Pattern REME cap badge, telecoms and radar technicians' employment badges, a QEC centre for a REME Bandsman's helmet plate and Army Cadet Force shoulder-titles; a depleted card, retaining two waistbelt clasps, one for stable belt, the other a domed rectangular brass plate mounted with Corps cap badge, possibly for the REME Band; a card with various patterns of buttons and metal and cloth STs and arm of service strips, Tradesmans' badges in gold embroidery on scarlet or blue, or drab worsted on khaki, together with a bronze example worn on KD in West Africa; and another card, displaying first and second patterns of cap and collar-badges, including officers' fine examples of the pre-1947 pattern in gilt and bronze, and ORs' items in gilding metal and plastic; and post-1947 badges, including five in gold embroidery. (4 cards, 90 items)
Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 224
RAPC, AGC and Corps of Military Accountants Insignia
A card displaying buttons, assorted shoulder-titles (metal and cloth) and a formation sign of the RAPC; shoulder titles, cap and collar badges of the CMA including officers' fine examples in gilt and bronze; and 1st and 2nd Pattern cap and collar-badges of the Adjutant General's Corps; and another card with sets of cap and collar-badges, KC and QEC, including superb examples of officer's forage cap and beret badges of the RAPC in gilt and white metal, and for SD cap in bronze; and examples of officers' and ORs' badges of the AGC. (2 cards, 76 items)
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 225
Army Pay Department and RAPC insignia
Two officers' fine QVC circular waist belt clasps of the Control Department and Army Pay Department; officers' buttons and cap and collar-badges of the APD in gilt and bronze; an OR's helmet plate and cap-badges of the APC: officers' badges of the RAPC in gilt and bronze. (36 items)
Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 226
Insignia of the Royal Army Veterinary Corps
Including an OR's KC brass helmet-plate with initials AVC in white metal in the centre; cap and collar sets with AVC monogram and the later RAVC design bearing the Centaur, for officers and ORs, including OSD bronze examples of both patterns. Buttons and metal STs, a cloth shoulder-title and embroidered beret-badge. Mainly KC period, some QEC examples. (35 items)
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 227
Insignia of the Royal Army Veterinary Corps
Two officers' helmet-plates of the Army Veterinary Department (one QVC, the other KC); a gilt tip of an officer's pouch-belt, with VR cypher; officers' buttons of the AVD, with VR or EviiR cypher; officers' indented buttons of the Army Veterinary Service, with EviiR or GvR
cyphers; and an officer's Full Dress gilt waistbelt plate, mounted with GvR cypher. Together with two badges and a button of the Army Remount Service. (24 items)
Estimate:  £250 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 228
Small Arms School Corps and School of Musketry Badges
Cap and collar badges, buttons, cloth and metal shoulder-titles of the SASC, including sleeve-badges in gold embroidery, including post-1931 badges incorporating the Vickers Machine Gun, and a King's Shield arm badge dated 1936. (29 items)
Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 229
Army Education Insignia
Officers', WOs' and NCOs' cap and collar badges of the Corps of Army Schoolmasters, Inspectors of Army Schools, Army Educational Corps and RAEC, including an officer's fine Full Dress helmet-plate of the AEC, as per 1934 Dress Regulations. (50 items)
Estimate:  £200 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 230
Royal Army Dental Corps Insignia
An officer's fine gilt KC Full Dress helmet-plate with small ADC monogram in white metal within the Garter; officers' buttons and cap-and-collars sets of the KC period (bimetal and OSD bronze) with ADC monogram within a wreath, officers' cap-and-collar set (including a bronze cap-badge) of the 1948 (sword and dragon) pattern, and similar badges of the QEC period. ORs' cap and collar-badges of the same patterns. Two cloth shoulder-titles and two patterns of metal STs. (42 items)
Estimate:  £180 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 231
Pioneer Corps and Labour Corps Insignia
A card mounted with officers' QEC silver plate cap and collar-badges, and ORs' brass and anodised badges, of the RPC pre and post 1985; an officer's cap badge of the Royal Logistic Corps post-1993; khaki and coloured cloth shoulder-titles for the Auxiliary Military Pioneer Corps, Pioneer Corps and RPC; and another card, with Labour and Pioneer Corps items including a cap badge and STs of the Labour Corps; officers' and ORs' collar-badges of Pioneer Service Battalions, STs of the Non Combatant Labour Corps: officers' fine badges of the Pioneer Corps in silver plate and bronze, ORs' cap and collars, and STs of the RPC. (2 cards, 64 items)
Estimate:  £120 - 180 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 232
Intelligence Corps Insignia
Officers' and ORs' KC and QEC cap and collar-badges in white metal, bronze, brass and anodised metal, cloth and metal shoulder-titles; anodised buttons and miscellaneous items, including a badge of the War Office Censorship Branch c.1940 (29 items)
Estimate:  £70 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 233
Army Gymnastic Staff and PT Corps Insignia
A card displaying a QVC helmet-plate, cap, collar and arm badges, buttons and shoulder-titles for QVC, KC and QEC periods, including officers' cap-badges in gilt and white metal, and a beret badge in gold and silver embroidery; and another card with items including cloth shoulder-titles, Instructors' arm-badges and vest-badges (one in gold embroidery), and Army Athletic Association badges for tracksuit in red embroidery and for blazer in gold embroidery on blue cloth. (2 cards, 43 items)
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 234
Army Catering Corps Insignia
Officers' and ORs' KC and QEC cap and collar-badges of all patterns from 1942 until the absorption of the ACC into the Royal Logistic Corps. Examples in gold embroidery, gilt, gilding and anodised metal, and WW2 OSD bronze and plastic cap-badges. Together with brass buttons and shoulder-titles, anodised buttons and cloth shoulder-titles. (40 items)
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 235
Military Police and Regimental Police
A Warrant Officer's KC silver-plated cap and collar-badges; an officer's QEC cap and collar-badges; NCOs' caps and collars in gilding and anodised metal; officers' embroidered mess dress collar badges; a WW2 Formation sign and Regimental Police brassard; and another card, with items of the Military Mounted and Foot Police, and the Corps of Military Police, including two NCOs' helmet plates (QVC and KC), buttons and STs of the MMP and MFP: cap-badges for MFP and MP in brass, gilding metal, bronze and plastic; gilt metal KC cap-badge and buttons for Provost Marshal; and shoulder titles for the CMP in cloth and brass. (2 cards, 57 items)
Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 236
Military Prison Staff and Army Legal Services
A card displaying an extremely rare helmet-plate of a Prison Governor as described in Dress Regulations 1894, with QVC gilt Royal Arms, together with buttons and a circular gilt waist belt clasp with white metal Royal Cypher in the centre; cap-badges (KC and QEC), buttons, shoulder-titles (metal and cloth) of the Military Provost Staff Corps; cap and collar-badges, buttons and embroidered beret-badge of the ALS/ ALC; and another card bearing items of Constabulary and Guard Services, cap and collar-badges, and buttons of Barrack Wardens, WD Constabulary and MoD Police; cap-badges for MoD Guard Service, Northern Ireland Security Guard Service and Military Provost Guard Service. (2 cards, 67 items)

Estimate:  £150 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 237
Insignia of Womens' Services and Army Nursing Services
A card of printed or embroidered ATS and FANY shoulder-titles on khaki and coloured cloth, an ATS metal beret-badge, trade badges for Experimental Assistants Gunnery, a WRAC brass waistbelt clasp, and badges for WRAC personnel posted to the Guards Depot; a card with
ATS officers' cap and collar-badges, in gilt and OSD bronze, including a pre-June 1941 gilt coronet rank-badge for a Senior Commandant (equating to Major); ORs' cap-badges in brass and plastic; metal shoulder-titles etc; WRAC officers' cap and collar-badges in gilt and white metal (KC and QEC sets), with bronze OSD cap and embroidered beret badge, gilt buttons and an ST; ORs' bimetal cap and collar-badges, QEC anodised cap-badges and buttons; and sundry brooches and Association badges etc; and another card displaying Army Nursing Services Insignia, including rare gilt and white metal collar-badges of the Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service (regular and Reserve) and the Territorial Army Nursing Service; metal and embroidered cap-badges of the Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps, collar-badges, buttons, and shoulder-titles in cloth and metal. Together with three OSD badges of the RAMC. (3 cards, 79 items)
Estimate:  £180 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 238
Womens' Services Insignia.
A card of WRAC rank and trade badges, including cloth shoulder-titles and officers' rank-sleeves; rank-badges for WOs and Sergeants and tradeswomens' qualification badges, on "beech brown" coloured cloth, mainly in worsted embroidery for No.2 Dress, a few for No.1 Dress in gold embroidery; and trade badges for PTIs and Ammunition Technicians, and for personnel attached to RA and R Signals; a card of Womens' Auxiliary and Volunteer metal shoulder-titles, badges and brooches, mainly WW1 period, of the Womens' Army Auxiliary Corps (officers' in bronze, with roses indicating rank in lieu of stars; ORs' in gilding metal) and Queen Mary's Army Auxiliary Corps; STs, collar-badges and nursing brooches of the Scottish Womens' Hospital; a badge of the Womens' Volunteer Reserve and the First Aid Nursing Yeomanry; an ST of the Volunteer Service Legion; a good cap-badge and ST of the Womens' Forage Corps; and a Board of Agriculture Land Worker's badge; and another, slightly depleted, board, retaining a metal shoulder-title, cap and collar-badges of the Womens' Transport Services (F.A.N.Y.); bronze badges of the Mechanised Transport Corps and Ministry of Supply drivers, Home Guard Auxiliaries and American Ambulance Great Britain. A gilt and enamel badge of the Womens' Land Army, a plastic Timber Corps badge of the WLA and an arm-badge of the WLA Army Auxiliary Service in orange and yellow embroidery on green cloth. Together with a gilt, white metal and enamel badge of the Womens' Section of the British Legion, and an unidentified brass badge of a KC above entwined initials WV. (3 cards, 64 items)
Estimate:  £150 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 239
Red Cross, Police and Fire Service Insignia
A card bearing a KC metal cap badge and 4 buttons of the National Fire Service; a Fire Watcher's lapel-badge in enamel: three blue cloth badges of the NFS numbered in red embroidery, and five blue shoulder-titles for various Fire Guard personnel; a slightly depleted card of items of the Ministry of Defence Police and Fire Service, including cap badges and STs of the Air Ministry Constabulary and AF Department Police; cap badges of the Air Ministry, Air Force Department and MoD Fire Services; and KC and QEC badges for Admiralty, Air Ministry, War Office and MoD Messengers; and another depleted card with Cornish Red Cross, Police and Fire Brigade Insignia, including a cap-badge, button, brass STs, blue shoulder-strap bearing Red Cross rank badges, a cloth ST and enamelled lapel-badge of the Cornish Red Cross; and items of the Scouts, the Cornish Fire Brigade, and the Cornwall Constabulary. (3 cards, 63 items)
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 240
Insignia of the RMC Sandhurst, RMA Woolwich and RMA Sandhurst
Cap badges and STs, including a fine QVC HP of the RMA Cadet Company, QVC and KC Field Cap badges for the RMC, with appropriate cyphers, in gilt, silver and enamel, a Gentleman Cadet's waist belt clasp, together with assorted KC and QEC cap badges for the RMA Sandhurst. (35 items)
Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 241
Insignia of Army Training Organisations
A card of items of the Royal Military School of Music and other schools, including cap badges of Student Bandmasters at Kneller Hall; an officer's cap badge of the Corps of Army Music, and insignia of The Duke of York's Royal Military School, Welbeck College CCF, Queen Victoria's School Dunblane, and the Army Foundation College; a card of items of the Junior Leaders and Army Apprentices Schools, including KC and QEC cap badges of the Infantry Boys Battalion (later Junior Leaders Regiment), buttons and shoulder-titles of the Army Technical School, and insignia of the Army Apprentices School, including cap and collar badges, stable belt buckle and plaid brooch; and another card bearing items including a good cap badge of the Household Brigade Officer Cadet Battalion in gilding metal and white enamel, together with cap badges of the General Service Corps (one plastic); cap badges, shoulder titles, etc, for other Training organisations including Mons Officer Cadet School. (3 cards, 88 items)
Estimate:  £180 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 242
Officer Training Corps Insignia of nine schools
Cap badges, buttons and metal STs relating to Cambridge & County School, Campbell College, Canford, Charterhouse, Cheltenham, Chigwell, Christ's College Brecon, Christ's Hospital, and Churcher's College. (37 items)
Estimate:  £70 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 243
Officer Training Corps Insignia of eight schools
Cap badges, buttons and metal STs relating to Brentwood, Bridlington, Brighton College, Brighton GS, Bristol GS, Bromsgrove, Buckland and Bury GS. (23 items)
Estimate:  £70 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 244
Officer Training Corps Insignia of nine schools
Cap badges, buttons and metal STs relating to Bedford Modern School, Bedford School, Berkhamstead, Birkenhead, Bishop Veseys GS, Bloxham, Blundells Tiverton, Bournemouth and Bradfield School. (32 items)

Estimate:  £70 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 245
Officer Training Corps Insignia of eight schools
Cap badges, buttons and metal STs relating to King's School, Canterbury, King's Grantham, King's Rochester, King's Warwick, King's Worcester, Lancing College, Leeds GS and the Leys School Cambridge. (24 items)

Estimate:  £70 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 246
Oxford University OTC insignia
A QVC helmet-plate of ORs' style in white metal; cap, collars and buttons of the UOTC including 4 patterns of cap-badge, cap-badges of Cavalry, RA, RE and R Signals, most with OUOTC scrolls, mainly KC period but two QEC; a cloth and a metal shoulder-title. (39 items)
Estimate:  £120 - 180 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 247
OTC items of eight schools
A card of cap badges, buttons and metal shoulder titles of Aldenham, Alleyns, All Hallows, Ampleforth, Ardingley, Barnard Castle, Bath College and Beaumont OTCs; and another card, bearing a bronze badge of a Stag with scroll inscribed Herts Cadets, possibly of Bishops Stortford OTC; an RA Gun badge and a badge of the Dorset Regiment, stated to be for Ardrossan Academy and Clayesmore School Blandford respectively. (2 cards, 32 items)
Estimate:  £70 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 248
Officer Training Corps Insignia of nine schools
Cap badges, buttons and metal STs for Skinnners School, Solihull GS, Stamford, Stonyhurst, Stowe, Sutton Valence, Taunton, Tonbridge (including fine gilt collar-badge) and Trent College, Derbyshire. (36 items)
Estimate:  £70 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 249
Cloth Insignia of School Combined Cadet Forces.
A card bearing cloth badges of school CCFs, including embroidered cap badges for Eton and Winchester; printed or woven arm badges for Hereford Cathedral School, Eastbourne College, Stonyhurst, Brentwood, Clifton, Sir Roger Manwood's School, Monmouth and Elizabeth College, Guernsey; and another card, with shoulder titles and Proficiency Stars of CCF Units, some including the initials JTC or CCF, for schools including Ampleforth, Dean Close, Harrow, Hurstpierpoint, Malvern, Tonbridge, Uppingham and Winchester. Together with three worsted 4-pointed stars for Certificate A, and an embroidered star for Certificate B. (2 cards, 28 items)
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
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