Buttons from the J.R. Gaunt and Son Pattern Book Archive

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Date of Auction: 16th September 2010

Sold for £500

Estimate: £250 - £350

Derbyshire, Oxfordshire, Cheshire, Northamptonshire, Glossop Police, a scarce silver plated single collar badge bearing the town arms (granted 1919), two loop fasteners; Derbyshire Constabulary a good quality chrome and enamel KC cap badge, a crowned star with a raised circle, ‘Derbyshire Constabulary’ enclosing the County arms, two loop fasteners.

Oxford or Oxfordshire Police (assumed), a rare Victorian helmet plate in die-stamped blackened brass, crowned oak sprays enclose a plain centre this mounted with script capitals ‘OP’ over ‘25’, two loop fasteners (crushed).

Cheshire Constabulary, a die-stamped white metal hat badge being the Prince of Wales’s crest and motto over a scroll ‘Cheshire Constabulary’, three loop fasteners; Collar badges two single white metal examples, Stockport and Hyde.

Northamptonshire. A very rare Victorian die-stamped white metal hat badge, being a crowned oval strap, ‘Liberty Of Peterborough Constabulary’ enclosing the county Rose emblem, fasteners never applied, good overall condition (7) £250-350