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.

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

WRU0004
WRU0004
A very scarce Machine Gun Corps Officers pagri badge in mint unissued condition retaining all of its gilt finish, badge has Gaunt oblong plate to rear, long officers tapered slider - A rare badge
     £245.00
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WRU0005
WRU0005
Motor Machine Gun O/Rs cap badge in fine condition, slider intact, an excellent example.

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.
     £155.00
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WRU0006A
WRU0006A
A scarce Royal Naval Division O/Rs pagri badge, has Gaunt round makers plate to the rear of crown. A fine example of the badge.
     £135.00
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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

WRU0008
WRU0008
Royal Naval Division O/Rs cap badge, 3 lugs, Gaunt round plate, excellent condition.

WRU0009
WRU0009
43rd Cameron Highlanders of Canada cap badge - solid silver, Gaunt hallmarked along with '925', a nice heavy badge 25gm, both silver lugs intact, very nice patina, a fine badge to a Regiment of the Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF), only in existance from November 1914 until March 1919 when it disbanded.
     £225.00
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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.
     £175.00
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WRU0013
WRU0013
A very nice Machine Gun Corps Officers cap badge in solid silver, both lugs intact, marked 'Sil' and 'JRG&S', lovely badge

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.
     £135.00
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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
WRU0018
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.
     £325.00
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WRU0019
WRU0019
A scarce Machine Gun Corps bronze cap badge to the New Zealand forces in excellent condition, nicely toned, slider intact, very little wear - a difficult badge to find. A very nice example.

WRU0020
WRU0020
A scarce Machine Gun Corps Officers bronze cap badge to the New Zealand forces in excellent clean condition, 3 lugs intact, very little wear - a difficult badge to find in almost unworn condition. A very nice example.

WRU0021
WRU0021
A scarce Canadian 9th Machine Gun Company O/Rs cap badge in fine condition, 3 lugs, has Gaunt oblong makers plate to the rear of Canada title. A scarce early Machine Guns badge.
     £185.00
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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
An early Tank Corps O/Rs cap badge retaining much of its original finish, nicely domed, nice example

WRU0025
WRU0025
A rare early solid silver Tank Corps Officers cap badge. Badge is marked 'S' plus has the Gaunt hallmark and maker mark, weight 20gm. Badge is in excellent condition, some minor rubbing across the front of the tank from polishing over time otherwise crisp detail. A rare badge. Has been silver dipped to clean off most of the black and dirt.
     £225.00
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WRU0026
WRU0026
Royal Tank Corps Officer's cap badge, in unworn condition, both lugs intact, a nice example.

WRU0027
WRU0027
An exceptionally fine Royal Tank Corps Officer's cap badge in unworn condition, both blades intact and unbent. Its not often an unworn badge turns up.
     £145.00
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WRU0028
WRU0028
An exceptionally fine Royal Tank Corps Officer's 'domed' cap badge in unworn condition, has both blades intact and unbent. Nicely marked with Gaunt makers mark. A fine example.
     £145.00
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WRU0028A
WRU0028A
An exceptionally fine Royal Tank Corps Officer's 'domed' cap badge in unworn condition, has both lugs intact, with Gaunt round makers plate, a lovely example.
     £135.00
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WRU0029
WRU0029
A very scarce Tank Corps Officers 2 piece cap badge in excellent condition, some wear to the highlights - A rare badge
     £110.00
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WRU0030
WRU0030
A scarce Tank Corps Officers 2 piece cap badge in mint unissued condition, badge has Gaunt oblong plate to rear - a difficult badge to find.

WRU0031
WRU0031
A scarce Tank Corps Officers 2 piece cap badge in unissued condition, an unmarked badge - a difficult badge to find.
     £130.00
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WRU0032
WRU0032
A scarce Tank Corps Officers silver and gilt 2 piece cap badge in unissued condition retaining all finish, badge has Gaunt hallmark to rear of the tank relief plus an 'S' in the back of the crown, also has long lugs - a difficult badge to find.

WRU0033
WRU0033
A scarce Tank Corps Officer's 2 piece cap badge retaining full finish, both long lugs intact, nicely marked with Gaunt makers mark. A fine example.
     £165.00
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WRU0034
WRU0034
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.

WRU0035
WRU0035
Royal Tank Corps cap badge, in excellent condition, domed badge, with Gaunt round makers plate, both lugs intact, a nice example.

WRU0036
WRU0036
Royal Tank Corps cap badge, in excellent condition, domed badge, officers gilt finish, with Gaunt makers mark, both lugs intact, a nice example.

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)