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Title RN WREN's (nursing) waist belt clasp, hallmarked silver
Nationality British
Period 1903

This is perhaps the rarest of all Royal Navy buckles, being only worn by commissioned rank female nursing staff. It is fully hallmarked for London, 1903, together with a maker's mark 'JD'. The dimensions are those of a conventional RN officer's buckle.

The condition is excellent, all the relief detail still being nice and sharp. It weighs 60 grammes.

These rarely come on the open market, most being handed down within RN nursing circles.

If you want to comment on this item—re quality, age, etc—please email me.

[Belt Buckles : British : 20th Century]


Having received the beautiful medal that has been the subject of many recent phone calls, I am absolutely delighted with it. More importantly, the research you provided into the military backgrounds of all those involved made it all the more poignant. Thank you for your highly professional and friendly help and advice throughout the transaction.

Edward Hudson, UK, 10.02.2011

Collected bayonet this morning, all safe & sound as described. Been looking for one as good as this for years. Thank you.

J S, UK, 16.04.2009