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Total Lots Found: 216
Bedfordshire, Essex & Suffolk, Bedfordshire Constabulary, a very rare late Victorian/Edwardian helmet plate in die-stamped white (?) metal being a stylised crown over an oval strap, ‘Beds Constabulary’ in the ‘PC’ over ‘50’ (all part of the stamping), three soldered fasteners all now missing.
Essex Constabulary, a large standard pattern KC helmet plate with ‘Essex Constabulary’ on the central title strap, provision for central mo...
Sold for £210
Cornwall Constabulary, two very scarce KC helmet plates, a die-stamped white metal example shows the crown over a near circular strap ‘Cornwall Constabulary’ in the centre a shield bearing the county arms, two loop fasteners out of three; the other in blackened copper of similar format but the title strap reads ‘County Constabulary’ three loop fasteners, very good condition (2) £250-350
Sold for £160
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 blacken...
Sold for £500
Devonshire, City of Exeter Police, a very are rare die-stamped white metal helmet plate being simply the full Achievement of Arms of the City, one screw post fastener; Devon Constabulary three scarce KC helmet plates of identical format, two are of blackened metal with white metal mounts the other white metal with white metal mount, the crown over circular oak sprays enclosing a title circle, ‘Devon Constabulary’ in the centre ‘GVR’, all...
Dorsetshire, Weymouth & Melcombe Regis Police, an extremely rare die-stamped white metal helmet plate upon a background of military Colours, a title oval ‘Weymouth & Melcombe Regis’ in the centre the arms of the town, on top of the strap a Royal Prince’s coronet and below the strap on ‘ground’ a cannon barrel and shot, an anchor, a trumpet and a drum, two loop fasteners (crushed), a small fracture in the middle of the ‘ground’ £15...
Sold for £600
County Durham, Wiltshire & Worcestershire, County Durham Constabulary, a scarce KC helmet in blackened metal of crowned circular laurel spray outline with a central title circle, ‘Durham County Constabulary’ provision for central mount, two loop fasteners; Sunderland Police, a small plated white metal hat badge being an oval strap ‘Nil Desperandum’ enclosing ‘S. C.C.’ on a lined ground, on top of the strap a rampant lion guardant hold...
Gloucestershire & Somersetshire, Bristol Constabulary, an extremely rare Victorian period die-stamped white metal (?) helmet plate being an eight-pointed star the topmost point displaced by a coronet upon the star, an oval strap, ‘Bristol Constabulary’ in the centre ‘C’ over ‘49’ (part of the stamping), two soldered loop fasteners out of three, the bottom star point very fragile; an early KC pattern now showing a more elongated star w...
Sold for £920
Hampshire & Berkshire, Portsmouth Police, a very scarce Victorian die-stamped blackened brass helmet plate being a large crowned oval strap, ‘Portsmouth Police’ mounted in the centre with the town arms a star and crescent, two loop fasteners; a die-stamped plated cap or collar badge being a large star and crescent, two loop fasteners.
Southampton Police a die-stamped white metal KC hat badge being a crowned multi-rayed star, in the centre...
Sold for £360
Lancashire, Preston Borough Police, a very rare white metal Victorian multi-part helmet plate being an eight-pointed star overlaid with a crowned strap and laurel sprays, on the strap, ‘Preston Borough Police’, in the centre a shield bearing the principal charge from the Arms of the town, a couchant Paschal Lamb over ‘PP’, two loop fasteners and a screw post.
Warrington Borough Police, a very rare silver plated die-stamped helmet plate...
Sold for £410
Leicestershire Police, a rare white metal QVC helmet plate of ovoid outline title strap ‘Leicester Police’ mounted in the centre with the Wyvern from the town arms, two (crushed) loop fasteners; Leicestershire Constabulary a similar QVC example with title strap ‘Leicestershire Constabulary’, the centre fitted with a back plate bearing the numerals ‘69’ these on a leather backing now part perished, two (crushed) loop fasteners out of...
Sold for £550
London Metropolitan Police, a very rare Victorian three part helmet plate for the Dockyard Police in die-stamped blackened metal, crowned laurel strap pattern, in the centre on a tinned and leather faced insert a fouled anchor, two of three loops present, one insert clip broken; a similar Victorian two part die-stamped white metal plate, the fouled anchor mounted on the solid centre, three loop fasteners (the crown detached but present and the an...
Sold for £3,000
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 bro...
Sold for £290
Nottinghamshire Constabulary, an extremely rare die-stamped blackened white metal Victorian shako plate, crowned laurel sprays enclose an oval strap, ‘Nottinghamshire Constabulary’ in the centre a shield bearing the ragged cross and three coronets from the Arms of the town but surmounted by an Earl’s coronet and with two peacocks as supporters, two loop fasteners (part crushed); a similar die-stamped metal hat badge, being in effect the cro...
Sold for £700
Surrey Constabulary, a very scarce Victorian white metal helmet plate being a QVC over an oval strap, ‘Surrey Constabulary’ with attendant laurel sprays, in the centre a pinned back plate leather covered and bearing the numerals ‘91’, three loop fasteners; two ensuing KC patterns of similar format but in blackened copper, one with central numerals ‘178’, three loop fasteners, the other without central numerals, three loop fasteners (a...
Sussex & Kent, Chichester City Police a most rare shako or helmet plate a QVC over a plain plinth and large circular laurel sprays enclosing a dimpled ground, this mounted with a plated or white metal device showing a three turreted castle bearing a shield showing the City arms, the die-stamped back plate with a bronzed finish, two loop fasteners.
Maidstone Police a very rare white metal Victorian helmet plate, a QVC over an oval strap ‘Maid...
Sold for £1,600
Warwickshire & Staffordshire, Warwickshire Constabulary a very rare die-stamped gilding metal hat badge being the Bear and Ragged Staff over a scroll, ‘Warwickshire Constabulary’, two loop fasteners; Birmingham City Police a KC die-stamped white metal cap badge being crowned oak and laurel sprays enclosing a strap ‘Birmingham City Police’ with the city arms in the centre, two loop fasteners; Birmingham Parks Police a very rare die-stamped...
Westmorland, Borough of Kendal Police an extremely rare blackened brass late Victorian/Edwardian helmet plate being a large crowned eight-pointed star back plate mounted, a circular strap ‘Borough of Kendal’ enclosing the Arms of the town, a scroll at the bottom ‘Pannus Mihi Panis’, three loop fasteners (some star points buckled); Westmorland Constabulary (?) being a blackened brass KC Maltese cross style plate, a plain title circle and...
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 di...
Sold for £190
Constabulary Of Ireland, an extremely fine and rare shako plate c1826-1844 (?) in die-stamped copper gilt, a multi-rayed rococo star bearing shamrock sprays and an oval strap, ‘Constabulary Of Ireland’ in the centre a raised Harp, two loop fasteners, the gilt part oxidised otherwise very good condition £500-700
Sold for £1,900
Royal Irish Constabulary, a very fine die-stamped blackened silver plated Victorian helmet plate being the ‘Imperial’ Victorian crown over shamrocks sprays and enclosing the Harp, title scrolls ‘Royal Irish Constabulary’, three loop fasteners (some blacking loss), together with the corresponding die-stamped blackened silver plated cap badge being the ‘Imperial’ Victorian crown over the Harp; the ensuing KC period blackened brass helme...
Sold for £720
Scotland, Ayrshire Constabulary, an extremely rare Victorian period die-stamped white metal helmet plate being large ornate thistle sprays in oval outline enclosing a lozenge shaped inserted centre, this of tin leather faced and bearing the white metal simple script capitals, ‘AC’, three loop fasteners; a die-cast white metal two part waist belt clasp, ‘Ayrshire Constabulary’ on the circle and a double headed thistle spray in the centre....
Sold for £750
Wales, Pembroke Police, a scarce KC multi-part die-stamped helmet plate, a crowned star back plate mounted with a large circular strap, ‘Pembroke Police’, pinned onto the dimpled centre ‘68’, two loop fasteners.
Flintshire Constabulary, a scarce circular die-stamped blackened white metal hat badge, on the circle ‘Flintshire Constabulary’ in the centre on a lined ground the Prince of Wales’s Crest and Motto, one loop fastener out...
Works Police, a large circular die-stamped brassard with raised legends ’Special Constable’ and central ‘C.B.W.D’; ‘R O & Co.’ (Rubery Owen & Co.) a very fine die-cast silver plated cap badge showing an eagle with outspread wings perched on the ‘O’ of the monogram, laurel sprays enclose the lettering, two loop fasteners, together a plated shoulder title, ‘RO’ over ‘POLICE’, two loop fasteners; a cast white metal shoulder t...
Sold for £95
Queen Elizabeth II Period Police Badges, three chromed helmet plates North Wales, West Riding and Monmouthshire; seven similar cap badges North Wales, West Riding, West Yorkshire, York And North East Yorkshire, North Yorkshire, Lancashire, West Yorkshire Special and a KC example North Riding; sundry collar badges, numerals chin chains and helmet parts; together with thirteen solid bronze KC Metropolitan Special Constabulary lapel badges, good ove...
Sold for £30
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