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

Date of Auction: 16th September 2010

Sold for £290

Estimate: £150 - £200

Manchester Ship Canal Company Badges, a very rare Police helmet plate in die-stamped coppered metal and white metal being a circular strap “M.S.C.Co Police” with attendant laurel sprays and the mounted numerals ‘18’ in the centre, two loop fasteners; a rare die-stamped white metal hat badge being an engine wheel with the initials “MSC” upon the spokes, sitting on top of the wheel a lion statant upon a battlement, pin back fastener broken, good overall condition (2) £150-200