Wharton Militaria
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WRU0001
WRU0001
Motor Machine Gun O/Rs cap badge in fine condition, 2 lugs, an excellent example.

WRU0002
WRU0002
A scarce Motor Machine Gun O/Rs pagri badge in fine condition, has Gaunt round makers plate to the rear of crown. An excellent example, lovely badge.
     £135.00
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WRU0003
WRU0003
A very scarce Motor Machine Gun Officers pagri badge in mint unissued condition, badge has Gaunt oblong plate to rear, long officers tapered slider - A rare badge
     £160.00
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WRU0004
WRU0004
Motor Machine Guns O/Rs cap badge, 3 lugs, Gaunt oblong plate, excellent condition with minimal wear, fine example.

WRU0005
WRU0005
Royal Naval Division O/Rs cap badge, 3 lugs, Gaunt round plate, excellent condition.

WRU0006
WRU0006
A scarce Royal Naval Division O/Rs pagri badge, has Gaunt round makers plate to the rear of crown. A fine example with traces of finish retained within the relief, lovely badge.

WRU0007
WRU0007
A very scarce Royal Naval Division Officers pagri badge in mint unissued condition, badge has Gaunt oblong plate to rear, long officers tapered slider - A rare badge
     £165.00
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WRU0010
WRU0010
A fine pair of Motor Machine Guns O/Rs shoulder titles in excellent condition

WRU0011
WRU0011
A fine pair of Royal Naval Division O/Rs shoulder titles in excellent condition

WRU0012
WRU0012
A scarce Machine Gun Corps Officers bronze cap badge in excellent clean condition, 3 blades intact, very little wear, badge has Gaunt oblong plate to rear - A rare badge in almost unworn condition. A very nice example.

WRU0013
WRU0013
A very nice Machine Gun Corps Officers cap badge in solid silver, both lugs intact, marked 'Sil' and 'JRG&S', lovely badge
     £120.00
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WRU0014
WRU0014
A nice Machine Gun Corps cap badge, slider intact, good example

WRU0015

WRU0016
WRU0016
A nice pair of small size MGC Officers collar badges in silver, marked with the Gaunt and Sons permitted hallmark and an 'S' as was common practice at the time. Lugs intact, the collars were cleaned recently. A fine pair of silver collar badges.
     £120.00
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WRU0017
WRU0017
A nice pair of small size MGC Officers collar badges in bronze, unmarked. Lugs intact. A fine pair of Officers collar badges.

WRU0018

WRU0019
WRU0019
A rare Machine Gun Corps cap badge attributed to the 117th Machine Gun Company, the 117th MG Coy had the crossed bones mounted on to the crossed vickers of their cap badges. This example is made by Gaunt and has the round JRGaunt & Son London plate affixed to the rear of the crown, all three lugs intact, lovely condition with a nice patina overall. One of the hardest badges for the MGC collector to find.
     £165.00
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WRU0021
WRU0021
A Motor Machine Gun O/Rs cap badge in fine condition, 3 lugs, has Gaunt round makers plate to the rear of crown. An excellent example.

WRU0022
WRU0022
Not strictly a WW1 raised unit but formed immediately post war serving in the Arab Rebellion in Mesopotamia. A scarce 1st Armoured Motor Battery Officers bronze cap badge in mint unissued condition, 2 blades in un-bent condition, never worn, badge has Gaunt oblong plate to rear - A rare badge in this unissued condition. Specimen example.

WRU0023
WRU0023
An extremely rare RNAS Armoured Cars shoulder title, title is most likely circ 1914 when the RNAS was formed or possibly when the unit served in the Middle East, Romania or Russia. Would appear to be workshop made rather than a proper commercial manufacturered process - this was a common practice in the First World War. Simply rare.
     £375.00
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WRU0024
WRU0024
A rare early Tank Corps O/Rs cap badge with JR Gaunt & Son Ltd, London circular name plate

WRU0025
WRU0025
A rare early solid silver Tank Corps cap badge. Badge is marked 'S' plus has the scorpion mark. Badge face has 2 surface flaws to the front nearside tracks, these do not go through the badge and are casting flaws rather than cracks. Does not detract from the badge at all. Price takes into account the surface flaws. A rare badge.
     £155.00
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WRU0026
WRU0026
A very nice Royal Tank Corps 2 piece Kings Crown cap badge in mint unissued/unworn condition, fine quality gilted wreath and frosted finish tank, a really nice RTC cap badge, possibly Officers/WOs specification. Scarce in this condition.
     £100.00
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WRU0027
WRU0027
An exceptionally fine, original and mint/unworn/unissued Royal Tank Corps Officer's cap badge. The badge has both blades intact and unbent too. Its not often an unworn badge turns up.

WRU0028
WRU0028
An exceptionally fine, original 'domed' unworn Royal Tank Corps Officer's cap badge. The badge has both blades intact and unbent too. Nicely marked with Gaunt makers mark. A fine example.

WRU0029
WRU0029
A very scarce Tank Corps Officers 2 piece cap badge in excellent condition, some wear to the highlights - A rare badge
     £100.00
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WRU0030
WRU0030
A very scarce Tank Corps Officers 2 piece cap badge in mint unissued condition, badge has Gaunt oblong plate to rear - A rare badge

WRU0050
WRU0050
A scarce ‘Jewish Battalion’ (1917–1921) cap badge in excellent condition, slider intact. The ‘Jewish Battalion’ is an unofficial name used to refer to five battalions of Jewish volunteers, the 38th to 42nd (Service) Battalions of the Royal Fusiliers, raised to fight against the Ottoman Empire during the First World War. (KK Vol 1 No. 1145, page 291)