SNOPPY there was never an HMS Snoopy but this was an unofficial badge made for HMS Beagle unpainted and unmounted £20 very unusual item
HMCS CAPE SCOTT, HMS MINOTAUR BRASS
REVERSE SCREW FIXINGS
2 very nice and rare badges CAPE SCOTT. HMS Beachy Head was acquired
by the Royal Canadian Navy in 1952 and renamed HMCS Cape Scott in 1953. The ship lay alongside in Halifax, Nova
Scotia used as classroom ship and providing auxiliary services in the harbour.
The ship was sent for a refit at Saint John, New Brunswick and commissioned on
28 January 1959. In January 1960, the ship deployed to Bermuda as headquarters
ship for the Canadian warships from Atlantic Command performing naval exercises
in the Caribbean Sea during the winter months. During the deployment, Cape Scott transported six Sikorsky
H04S and one Bell helicopters to Bermuda.
She returned to Halifax in March. In October 1960, Cape Scott took part in the NATO naval exercise Sweep Clear V
off Shelburne, Nova Scotia. The ship was base ported at Halifax until paid off
into reserve on 1 July 1970.
In 1972, the ship was re designated Fleet Maintenance Group (Atlantic) and
remained as such until 1975, when the group was moved ashore. The ship was sold
for scrap in 1977 and broken up in Texas in 1978. Very heavy and well made £30
HMS MINOTAUR in fact this made from a very collectable brass gun tampon or tampion used to fit in the end of the gun barrel, note the lack of Naval crown .This date from the first World War when the ship used the Centaur type figure ,this is seen on Edwardian letterheads from the ship it predates the Bulls head badge used on later ships ,A very reare tampon badge £90
Metal cast badges on hard wood backs as used on ships £40 each
HMS PLYMOUTH and ARTEMIS SOLD
Backs of crests showing screws and mounting plates
JUST IN ST.BRIDES BAY, MONTROSE, LONDON, RMAS, GOLDCREST, ARTEMIS, AMBUSCADE, EURYALUS, BRAZEN , BIGBURY BAY, HUMBER, FLEET AIR ARM SQUADRON 702 , CHEVRON, THUNDERER, LIVERPOOL, ROCHESTER, ST. LAURENT (R.C.N.)
Ships badges or crests are as made onboard HM Ships and Dockyards consisting of painted plaster mounted on a hardwood backing not cheap modern plastic or scanned in reproductions
JUPITER, TIGER, OBERON HERMES AND EAGLE SOLD
very large stock of over 500 genuine Royal Navy and Royal Fleet
Auxiliary ships badges or crests is held. These are genuine plaster and
resin types as made on the ships and dockyards. Please phone or e-mail for current stock, or with your wants list. Below is a basic list of some of the stock, details and prices upon application.