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Borough of Airdrie Police and Dundee City Police. The first in die-stamped white metal shows the Arms of the Burgh over script capitals ‘ABP’, two long lugs suggest a cap badge (JCGp18); the second again in die-stamped white metal is either a collar or shoulder badge, the Arms of Dundee over script capitals ‘DP’ four lugs (JCGp60), good condition (2) £80-£120
Sold for £80
Ayrshire Constabulary Helmet/Cap Badge c.1926-53.
A two part die-stamped chromed metal example, the Imperial crown over a Thistle style star, the applied circular mount, ‘Ayrshire Constabulary’ bears St. Andrew in the centre, two lug fasteners (JCGp28), good condition £80-£120
Sold for £60
Dunbarton Burgh Police and Dumbartonshire Constabulary.
The first a kepi badge is in die-stamped white metal, St. Edward’s crown over a title strap, ‘Dunbarton Burgh Police’, enclosing the Arms of the Royal Burgh (one of two lugs re-soldered); The second and third are stated to be helmet plates, c1887 onwards, both are in die-stamped white metal, St. Edward’s and the Imperial crowns over circular straps, ‘Dumbartonshire Constabulary’...
Sold for £400
Dundee Police Helmet/Cap Badge.
A good quality example in die-stamped white metal, Thistle pattern star with a circle, ‘Dundee Police’, (with crosses), in the centre the pot of flowers and motto, ‘Dei Donum’ from the City Arms, one lug missing (JCGp59), good condition £100-£140
East Lothian Constabulary.
A fine quality and rare Victorian period helmet plate. In die-stamped white metal with an applied white metal central motif. An Order of the Thistle pattern star bearing St. Edward’s crown on the top point. The pearled circular centre ‘County Police’ with the applied badge of St. Andrew, (64mm x 50mm), two lug fasteners, (JCGp65), very good condition £200-£300
Sold for £160
Edinburgh City Police Ceremonial Helmet Plate & Sergeants’ Day Duties Helmet Plate.
Good quality examples, the first in die-stamped white metal (66m x 67mm) features the City Arms and thistle sprays, two lug fasteners. The second in die-stamped brass (60mm x 47mm) shows the City Arms only, two lug fasteners (JCGp72), good condition (2) £160-£200
Forfarshire Constable GIVR Medal.
A most rare example 44mm diameter in silvered pewter, the obverse with St. Edward’s crown ‘GIVR’ script cypher, ‘Forfarshire Constable’ around the top rim and ‘No. 242’ at the bottom; the reverse plain. Prior to the formation of the county constabulary in 1840, many Scottish authorities employed constables to Keep the Peace. Presumably worn when on duty to signify his rank. (JCGp89), very good cond...
Forfarshire Constabulary Victorian Period Helmet/Kepi Badge.
A good quality die-stamped white metal example, St. Edward’s crown on a circular strap, ‘Forfarshire Constabulary’ with a thistle spray in the voided centre, two lug fasteners (JCGp89), the orb and cross missing from the crown, otherwise good condition £60-£80
Sold for £120
City of Glasgow Police Helmet Plates.
The first in die-stamped white metal (66mm x 52mm) features the full Arms of the City within an oval strap, ‘City of Glasgow Police’, two lug fasteners. The second in blackened brass (66mm x 51mm) displays the National Badge within an oval strap, ‘City Of Glasgow Police’, two lug fasteners (JCGp94&98), good condition (2) £140-£180
Sold for £140
City Of Glasgow Police Constable’s Waist Belt Clasp.
A good quality example in heavy gauge white metal based on the Army’s 1855 other ranks pattern. City Arms in the centre with ‘City Of Glasgow Police’ on the circle. This example is cut from the original black patent leather belt so is complete with the side brackets (JCGp97), good condition £160-£200
City of Glasgow Police Insignia.
Comprising a Senior Officer’s embroidered cap badge, pre 1953 featuring the National Badge and Motto, a similar period cap badge in chromed metal (JCGp98), a very large embroidered version of the same period on a ground of black cloth, possibly from a mounted officer’s shabraque, a white metal button (JCGp99upper illustration) and a chromed National Badge pattern, good overall condition (5) £100-£140
City of Glasgow Pipe Band Plaid Brooch, Bonnet Badge, Sporran Cantle and Collar Badges.
A very rare opportunity to acquire such a set. The first in silver plate of extraordinary size, the plain quoit (115mm) is overlaid with an ornate circle of thistle sprays (three screw post fasteners), this in turn is mounted with an oval strap, ‘City of Glasgow Police’, in the voided centre the Imperially crowned National Badge. Stout pin fastener. Retai...
Glasgow Special Constable’s Arm/Shoulder Badge & HM Silver Services Rendered Medals.
The badge in die-stamped white metal is of rococo outline and shows the City Arms over a three line title, ‘Special Glasgow Constable’, three lug fasteners. Both Service Medals display the full Arms of the City with ‘1914-1919’ around the top edge, the first with a ‘1 Year’ pin bar attachment, the reverse with the Corporation’s acknowledgement m...
Greenock Police Headdress Badge.
A good quality die-stamped white metal example, thistle sprays border a shield of rococo outline bearing a sailing ship and dockside scene, two lug fasteners. (JCGp110 right), good condition £60-£80
Sold for £50
Hamilton Burgh Police Uncut Victorian Period Helmet Plate.
A good quality rare example in die-stamped white metal, St. Edward’s crown over a Thistle type star, in the centre an oval, ‘Hamilton Burgh Police’ enclosing the Arms of the Burgh, described by (JCGp114), good condition £80-£120
Sold for £550
Kirkcaldy Burgh Police First Pattern Helmet Plate.
A very fine and most rare example in die-stamped blackened white metal, an oval strap, ‘Vigilando Munio’ encloses the triple towered abbey from the town Arms. Above, an elaborate tri-part scroll with thistle head terminals, ‘Kirkcaldy Burgh Police’, three lug fasteners (JCGp131), good condition £400-£500
Sold for £300
Lanark County Constabulary.
A fine quality die-stamped silver plated example, St. Edward’s crown over a strap, ‘Lanark County Constabulary’ with the double headed eagle County badge in the centre, two lug fasteners (JCGp136); together with the new style badge issued in 1907, a demi-eagle upon a torse with a scroll below, ‘Vigilantia’, two lug fasteners, this example in chromed metal, very good condition (2) £140-£180
Morayshire Constabulary Hat Badge and Other Police Insignia.
The first in die-stamped white metal shows the Imperial crown over a strap, ‘Morayshire Constabulary’, two lug fasteners (JCGp154), (the orb & cross missing, the crown re-affixed with solder and a backing plate and similar to the strap finial). A plated white metal ‘DCC’ badge, the letters with decoration, two lug fasteners, a small chromed Special Constable’s collar, a chrom...
Sold for £100
Paisley Borough Police Helmet Plate.
A good quality example in die-stamped chromed metal c.1930-52. The Imperial crown appears over the Seal of the Burgh with thistle sprays at the bottom, two lug fasteners, good condition £200-£300
Perthshire Constabulary and Perth City Special Constable.
The first being a good quality example in die-stamped white metal and features the full coat of Arms, two long lug fasteners suggests use on the helmet (JCGp171). The second again in die-stamped white metal is the brassard, showing the Imperial crown over a large oval, ‘Special Constable’ (JCGp169), good condition (2) £60-£80
Renfrew County Police Constable’s Waist Belt Clasp.
A good quality example in heavy gauge white metal based on the Army’s 1855 other ranks pattern. The Prince of Wales’s Badge in the centre with ‘Renfrew County Police’ on the circle. This example is cut from the original black patent leather belt so is complete with the side brackets (JCGp177), some service wear to the central badge, otherwise good condition £140-£180
County of Renfrew Special Constable Insignia.
A very fine quality unmarked silver coloured metal example, the Prince of Wales’s Badge over a decorated circle, ‘County Of Renfrew Special Constable’ in the centre the Royal Crest for George V, pin back and numbered ‘178’ (JCGp177). Another pattern as per (JCGplate7/16) 3.5cm circular with ‘S.C’ on a domed gilt ground, ‘Special Constable’ in gilt on a blue enamel ground, pin back,...
Sold for £90
Rothesay Burgh Police First Aid Badge, Burgh of Paisley Special Constable’s Badge and Wigtownshire Special Constables Badge.
The first as per (JCGplate7/21) triple enamels on a gilt metal base, complete with sewing loops, the second as per (JCGplate7/3) double enamels on base metal, pin back, the third as per (JCGplate8/11) double enamels on a silvered ground, lapel type fastener, numbered ’60’, good condition (3) £100-£140
Roxburgh County Constabulary.
A rare die-stamped white metal bastion shaped collar badge, ‘RC’ within the double border and ’82’ within the circular section, three lug fasteners. A later collar badge in chromed metal being script ‘RC’ two lug fasteners (JCGp182/183), good condition (2) £60-£80
This collection was sold on 23 June 2021.
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