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Master's badge A silver-gilt Master's badge for the Fruiterers Company of London, made in London in 1888 by Edwin William Streeter .
Price:Sold
6087
Pair buckles A pair of buckles imitative of cut steel, London 1851 by Rawlings and Summers.
Price: £285.00
4018
6 Buttons A set of six silver buttons, London circa 1760 by William Smith I, initialled {IT}.
Price: £265.00
3181
St. Andrews University Ladies Literate in Arts badge 1883

A Victorian Ladies Literate in Arts badge from St. Andrews University, by JC Edinburgh 1883, retailed by Christie and Kilpatrick, Edinburgh robe-makers to the University.
Price: £240.00
                                                                                                 In 1877, St. Andrews became the first university in Scotland to admit women. It did so under a scheme called 'Ladies Literate in Arts' (LLA) that allowed women to study to degree level by distance-learning. The qualification covered a wide range of subjects, including geography, mathematics, moral philosophy, chemistry and fine art, as well as various ancient and modern languages. In 1881, Professor William Angus Knight, convener of the LLA committee, ensured exact parity with the MA taken by male students — having the same exam papers taken at the same time. In 1883, when this badge was made, academic dress was added to the LLA (a sash made from the same fabric and colours as the MA hood). In 1892, the University allowed the first female undergraduates to study for an MA but the LLA did not lose its appeal and was only discontinued in the 1930s.

6855
Pair of cufflinks A pair of cuff-links each prick-initialled {HC} (or {CH}) by PP, maker's mark only, provincial.
Price: £185.00
2704
Pair buckles A pair of gilt metal shoe buckles with sprung chapes struck with the maker's mark of Edward Fairbrother of London circa 1800.
Price: £170.00
5180
pair silver-gilt shoe buckles A pair of silver-gilt shoe buckles by Charles Rawlings, London 1819.
Price: SOLD
9961
buckle A small buckle with Celtic decoration, by William Robb of Ballater circa 1910.
Price: £145.00
5675
buckle A silver buckle imitating cut steel, by John Faux of London circa 1775.
Price: £145.00
5530
Pair floral buckles

A pair of buckles with floral decoration, made in Birmingham in 1841 and 1845 by Joseph Wilmore and Yapp and Woodward respectively.
Price: £145.00
                                                        Although these buckles carry different maker's marks they were in fact produced by one company. Late in his working life Joseph Willmore went into partnership with Yapp and Woodward.

5211
  A pair of silver collar studs by Joseph Willmore (with duty mark and lion) circa 1800
Price: £140.00
   9675
Pair breeches buckles A pair of silver breeches buckles designed to imitate cut steel, by Joseph Willmore Birmingham 1826.
Price: £125.00
5160
buckle A decorated buckle, by Hilliard and Thomasson Birmingham 1888 (also part marked on the chape).
Price: £110.00
6569
Stock buckle A stock buckle of unusual construction, by George Burrows circa 1780 (hallmarked on both the frame and the chape).
Price: SOLD
6498
buckle A buckle of unusual construction decorated with thistles, by Jennens and Company Birmingham 1854..
Price: £110.00
5349
Brooch A brooch formed of two crosses, unmarked circa 1870 .
Price: £95.00
6044
Gilded copper buckles

A pair of filigree-effect buckles, in gilded copper circa 1780.
Price:SOLD

5946
Belt buckle A silver belt-buckle set with panels of moss-agate, by Adie and Lovekin Birmingham 1902.
Price: £95.00
5423
Nurse's buckle A nurse's buckle, by William Aitken Birmingham 1901 (marked on both pieces).
Price: £85.00
6478
Nurse's buckle A nurse's buckle, by RH&S Birmingham 1896 (marked on both pieces).
Price: £85.00
6479
buckle An engraved two-part buckle, made by Adie and Lovekin in Birmingham in 1912 .
Price: £85.00
6453
Luckenbooth Brooch A Luckenbooth brooch, by Ola M. Gorie (of Kirkwall, Orkney) assayed in Edinburgh in 1966 .
Price: £85.00
5881
Luckenbooth Brooch A Luckenbooth brooch, by Robert Allison Edinburgh 1973 .
Price:Sold
5856
chauffeur button Lord Faringdon Buscot Park Birmingham 1936 J Gaunt and Sons

A George V chauffeur's button engraved with the initials and coronet of Gavin Henderson, 2nd Baron Faringdon (1902-1977) by J. Gaunt and Sons Birmingham 1936 .
Price: £80.00
                                                                                                    Gavin Henderson, 2nd Baron Faringdon (1902-1977), succeeded to his grandfather's title on the latter's death in 1934. As a young man he attended Eton College and Christchurch, Oxford and while there befriended Evelyn Waugh, both being members of the Hypocrites club. He was also one of the young Bohemian group in the 1920s nicknamed the 'Bright Young Things' and satirised by Waugh in 'Vile Bodies' (1930). By the 1930's, Lord Faringdon was an active socialist and was in Spain during the Civil War (he served in a Field Hospital in Aragon in 1936). On one occasion in the House of Lords he opened his speech with the words "My dears" instead of the customary "My Lords". In the 1940s the country estate owned by Lord Faringdon was gifted to the National Trust (with a proviso that the family retained accommodation) and is open to the public under their auspices.

6827
Norwegian silver-gilt peasant brooch A Norwegian peasant brooch in the shape of a gilded heart with 5 suspended leaves; marked 826S and ME incuse, circa 1880.
Price: £75.00
8173
buckle A beaded breeches buckle by George Bower, Birmingham 1813.
Price: £75.00
2263
Child's buckle A child's or breeches buckle aping cut steel by George Bower, Birmingham 1814.
Price: £70.00
9468
buckle A buckle, by William Turton London circa 1780 .
Price: £65.00
5971
Brooch A brooch pin of Pictish design, by Ola M. Gorie (of Kirkwall, Orkney), last quarter of the 20th century .
Price: £65.00
5883
Luckenbooth Brooch A brooch in the Luckenbooth manner, by Saunders and Shepherd, Chester 1905.
Price: £50.00
4985
buckle A buckle, unmarked circa 1780.
Price: £45.00
5947
buckle A rectangular engraved buckle, by A. A. Venour & Company, Birmingham 1898.
Price: £45.00
5008
buckle A buckle with cut-steel effect decoration, French circa 1780 .
Price: £38.00
5973
Air Raid Precautions Warden badge 1939 silver An Air Raid Precautions warden badge, by JC London 1939 .
Price: £25.00
6816