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

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Date of Auction: 16th September 2010

Sold for £190

Estimate: £130 - £200

Yorkshire, East Riding Constabulary a small KC helmet in die-stamped blackened copper showing the crown over a circular strap ‘East Riding Constabulary’, the centre pierced for a mount (presumably a rose), two loop fasteners; North Riding Constabulary, a small die-stamped white metal hat badge showing the KC over a circular strap, ‘North Riding Constabulary’ enclosing a rose; Middlesborough County Borough Police, a very fine and scarce die-stamped white metal hat badge being the Arm of the borough with a scroll below, ‘Middlesborough’ two loop fasteners; Middlesborough Civil Guard, a fine and rare silver plated cap or collar badge being a five-pointed star with a central raised disc ‘Middlesborough Civil Guard’ and in the centre ‘191415’ (assumed to be 1914-15);West Riding Constabulary a two part KC hat badge being the crown over a circular strap ‘West Riding Constabulary’ a white metal rose central mount, two loop fasteners; City of York Police one only white metal shield pattern collar badge, good overall condition (6) £130-200