© GOLDEN AGE BUTTONS:  LIVERY - ANIMALS

 

References are made to “Fairbairn’s Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland” (FB), Gwen

Squires  “Livery Buttons” (GS), Fox-Davies [1929] (F-D) and “Debrett’s Peerage” (1881 edition) and others. 

 

The selling list shows buttons identified as belonging to a specific family. It is not practical to list all the families using that design.  

 

Arnold [Type 1]. Demi-tiger rampant, holding flaming grenade 

Backmarks: “C. Pitt & Co. London”

Brass, one-piece low convex, raised design, 16 mm. £7.50

[Sources: FB p.20 & cf. pl.70-12 and GS 3-16] [scan]

 

Arnold [Type 2] Demi-wolf rampant, impaled by broken spear

Backmarks: “Armfields, Birmingham”

Brass, one-piece flat, raised design, 16 mm. £3.50

[Sources: FB 56-8 and GS 3-17] [scan]

 

Ashton [Type 1]. Stag regardant

Backmarks: “E.Armfield & Co. Birmingham”

Coppered brass, one-piece low convex, raised design, 23 mm. £4.50

[Sources: DB p.46-L2] [scan]

 

Baillie. Boar’s head couped [horizontally]

Backmarks: “Firmin & Sons Ld. 47 Warwick St. Regent St. London”

Silver plated, one-piece low convex, raised design, 25 mm. £7.50 

Silver plated, one-piece low convex, raised design, 16 mm. £3.50 

[Sources: FB p.29 & pl. 48-2 and GS 4-27] [scan]

 

Barron. Boar passant 

Backmarks: “Firmin & Sons, 13 Conduit St. London”

Brass, one-piece low convex, raised design, 25 mm. £12.50

[Sources: FB p.37 & pl.48-14 and GS 6-13] [scan]

 

Baskerville. Wolf’s head erased, with spear through mouth, guttée-de-sang 

Backmarks: “Firmin & Sons Ld. Strand, London”

Silver plated, one-piece low convex, raised design, 25 mm. £4.50

[Sources: FB p.38 & pl.14-6] [scan]

 

Bate [Type 2]. Stag’s head couped, pierced by arrow 

Backmarks: “Firmin & Sons Ld. 153 Strand, London”]

Silver plated, one-piece low convex, raised design, 25 mm. £4.50

[Sources: F-D [1929] p.109] [scan]

 

Beatson, Alexander-John. “Cum Prudentia Sedulus” in buckle around bee displayed 

Backmarks: “Edw. Armfield, Birmingham”

Silver plated, two-piece convex, raised design, 16 mm. £7.00  

[Sources: FB p.41 & pl. 100-3] [scan]


Beatty. Demi-lion rampant, holding a crescent 

Backmarks: “Foley & Croker, Dublin”

Silver plated, one-piece flat, raised design, 25 mm. £4.50

[Sources: GS 7-10] [scan]

 

Beddington [Galway]. Lion upright and rampant, holding lance with flag

Backmarks: “A. J. Robbins, 4 Boyle St., Savile Row, London W”

Brass, one-piece low convex, raised design, 25 mm. £4.50

[Sources: FB p.2] [scan]

 

Bellew. Boar passant and banded, pierced by sword

Backmarks: “Sherlock & Co. 15 King St. Covent Garden”

Brass, one-piece low convex, raised design, 24 mm. £7.50

[Sources: FB p.45 & pl. 48-14] [scan]

 

Bennett. Demi-lion rampant, with bezant between paws 

Backmarks: “Pitt & Co. 31 Maddox St. London”

Brass, one-piece low convex, raised design, 24 mm. £4.50

Silver plated, one-piece low convex, raised design, 25 mm. £4.50  

[Sources: FB p.46 & pl.126-12 and GS 8-2] [scan] 

 

Blair. Stag lodged 

Backmarks: “R.E.Hayward, 50 Long Acre, London WC”

Silver plated, one-piece low convex, raised design, 25 mm. £4.50

[Sources: FB p.55 & pl.67-2] [scan]

 

Bond. Lion sejant 

Backmarks: “Firmin & Sons, 153 Strand & 13 Conduit St. London”

Silver plated, one-piece low convex, raised design, 23 mm. £4.50 

[Sources: FB p.61 & pl.126-15] [scan]

 

Booth. Lion passant with reflexed tail 

Backmarks: “Firmin & Sons Ld. St.Martins Lane, London”

Brass, one-piece low convex, raised design, 25 mm. £4.50  

[Sources: FB p.62 & pl. 48-8 and GS 10-21] [scan]

 

Bosanquet. Demi-lion rampant, without charges

Backmarks: “Simpson & Son, 63 South Audley St. W”

Brass, one-piece low convex, raised design, 25 mm. £4.50

[Sources: FB p.218 & pl.67-10 and GS 10-24] [scan]

 

Bovile. Bull passant

Backmarks: “Firmin & Sons Ld. London”

Brass, one-piece low convex, raised design, 25 mm. £7.50

[Sources:  FB p.46 & pl. 66-11] [scan]

 

Boynton. “Il Tempo Passa” around a goat passant 

Backmarks: “Doughty & Co. London”

Brass, one-piece low convex, raised design, 16 mm. £4.50

[Sources: FB p.68 & pl.66-1] [scan]

 

Brook. “Est Necas Tu” across snakes entwined around sword 

Backmarks: “C. & J. Weldon, 130 Cheapside, London”

Silver plated, one-piece low convex, raised design, 25 mm. £12.50

[Sources: FB p.77] [scan]

 

Bruce. Lion passant and contourné

Backmarks: “Firmin & Sons Ld. St. Martins Lane, London”

Brass, one-piece low convex, 24 mm. £7.50

[Sources: cf. FB p.80 [scan] 

 

Buckland. Stag lodged, on a mount 

Backmarks: “Firmin & Sons Ld. London”

Brass, one-piece low convex, raised design, 16 mm. £3.50

[Sources: FB p.83 & pl. 22-5] [scan]

 

Bucknall.  Stag’s head cabossed 

Backmarks: “G. & W. Boggett, St. Martins Lane, London”

Silver plated, two-piece convex, raised design, 16 mm. £4.50  

[Sources: FB p.83 & FB 36-1] [scan]

 

Burgoyne [Type 1]. Talbot sejant and collared, without chain 

Backmarks: “Firmin & Sons Ld. 153 Strand, London”

Silver plated, one-piece low convex, raised design, 16 mm. £4.50

[Sources: FB p.86 & pl.107-7] [scan]

 

Cambell. Bear’s head couped, not muzzled

Backmarks: “Pitt & Co. 31, Maddox St. London”

Brass, one-piece low convex, raised design, 24 mm. £4.50

[Sources: FB p.93 & pl. 48-3] [scan]


Canning. Demi-lion rampant, holding arrow 

Backmarks: “Kirkwood & Son”

Silver plated, one-piece low convex. Raised design, 16 mm. £3.50  

[Sources: [FB p.95 & pl. 41-13 and GS 16-12] [scan]

 

Carnegy. Demi-leopard rampant and spotted 

Backmarks: “Firmin, London”

Silver plated, one-piece low convex, raised design, 16 mm. £4.50

[Sources: FB p.97 & pl.12-14 and GS 16-27] [scan]

 

Chalmers. Demi-lion rampant, holding fleur-de-lis in right paw 

Backmarks: None

Silver plated, two-piece convex, raised design,16 mm. £3.50 

[Sources: FB p.102 & FB pl. 91-13] [scan]

 

Chevers [Galway]. Demi-goat rampant

Backmarks: “Firmin & Sons, 153 Strand, London”

Brass, one piece low convex, 25 mm. £7.50

[Sources: F-D [1929] Vol.2 p.360] [scan]

 

Close. Demi-lion rampant, holding battle axe

Backmarks: “Alsop Downes Spilsbury & Co. London”

Silver plated, one-piece low convex, raised design, 24 mm. £4.50  

[Sources: FB p.113 & pl.126d-6] [scan]

 

Cochrane. Horse passant 

Backmarks: “Thomas Tipson, Birmingham”

Silver plated, one-piece low convex, raised design, 25 mm. £7.50

[Sources: FB p.114 & pl. 15-14] [scan]

 

Colquhoun. Stag’s head couped, below “Si Je Puis” in ribbon 

Backmarks: “Firmin & Sons Ld. London”

Silver plated, two-piece convex, raised design, 16 mm. £4.50  

[Sources: FB p.118 & pl. 91-14] [scan]

 

Colvil. Hind’s head couped 

Backmarks: “Firmin & Sons Ld. London”

Silver plated, two-piece convex, raised design, 25 mm. £4.50 

[Sources: FB p.119 & pl.21-9] [scan]

 

Cookson. Demi-lion rampant, supporting staff raguly 

Backmarks: “C.& J.Weldon, 130 Cheapside, London”

Silver plated, one-piece low convex, raised design, 25 mm. £4.50

[Sources: FB p.122 & pl.11-2] [scan]

 

Cowan. Lion rampant, ducally crowned 

Backmarks: “Extra Superfine Best Quality”

Brass, one-piece low convex, raised design, 25 mm. £4.50 

[Sources: FB p.127 & pl. 98-1] [scan]


Crompton.
Demi-horse rampant, pierced by arrow, rope border

Backmarks: “Superior Quality”

Silver plated, one-piece low convex, raised design, 25 mm. £7.50  

[Sources: FB p.133] [scan] 

 

Cunliffe. Greyhound sejant and collared 

Backmarks: “Firmins, London”

Silver plated, one-piece low convex, raised design, 16 mm. £4.50 

[Sources: FB p.135 & pl.66-15 and F-D p.135] [scan]

 

Dickens. Lion couchant holding cross moline

Backmarks: “Armfield’s, Birmingham”

Silver plated, one-piece low convex, raised design, 25 mm. £4.50

[Sources: GS 24-19; JPE [1854] Vol.2 p.143 and cf. FB. pl.141] [scan]

 

Dorman. Lion’s paw holding tilting spear with impaled boar’s head 

Backmarks: “Doughty & Co. 103 St. Martins Lane, London”

Silver plated, one-piece low convex, raised design, 25 mm. £4.50

[Sources: FB p.154 & cf. pl.1-4] [scan]

 

Drewe. Stag courant

Backmarks: “G.& H.Bullivant, Birmingham”

Brass, one-piece low convex, raised design, 15 mm. £4.50

[Sources: cf. FB p.157 & cf. pl.42-1 and GS 25-21] [scan]

 

Du Cane. Demi-lion rampant, ducally crowned, holding anchor 

Backmarks: “C. Pitt & Co. London”

Silver plated, one-piece low convex, raised design, 16 mm. £3.50

[Sources: FB p.158 & pl.19-6 and GS 25-28] [scan]

 

Duncan. Demi-greyhound, rampant and collared, above “Vivat Veritas” 

Backmarks: “Firmin & Sons Ld. 108 St.Martins Lane, London

Silver plated, one-piece low convex, raised design, 16 mm. £4.50

[Sources: FB p.160 & pl. 48-3] [scan]

 

Durham. Two dolphins haurient and addorsed 

Backmarks: “Firmin & Sons Ld. London”

Brass, one-piece low convex, raised design,16 mm. £7.50 

[Sources: FB p.162 & pl.81-2] [scan]

 

Edwards. Demi-lion rampant, holding tower between paws 

Backmarks: “English Make”

Horn, one-piece low convex, raised design, 24 mm. £4.50

[Sources: FB p.166 & GS 27-17] [scan]

 

Everingham. Demi-lion rampant holding rose branch 

Backmarks: “Charles Jennens, London” with plumes trademark

Brass, two-piece convex, raised design, 25 mm. £4.50

[Sources: FB p.173 & pl.39-14] [scan] 

  

Fairlie. Lion’s head couped, below “Meditare” in ribbon

Backmarks: None

Silver plated, one-piece low convex, raised design, 16 mm. £3.50

[Sources: F-D p.454] [scan]

 

Fawcet. Dolphin naiant 

Backmarks: “E.W.Jackson & Co. 58 Gracechurch St. London”

Silver plated, one-piece low convex,raised design, 25 mm. £7.50

[Sources: FB p.177 & pl.48-9 and GS 28-28] [scan]

 

Folkes. “Principiis Obsta” around talbot’s head, erased and speared

Backmarks: “Firmin & Sons Ld. 6 Warwick St. Regents St. London”

Brass, one-piece low convex, raised design, 24 mm. £7.50

[Sources: FB p.186 & p. 575]

 

Foster. Stag’s head erased, without charges 

Backmarks: None

Silver plated, one-piece low convex, raised design, 25 mm. £4.50  

[Sources: FB p.189 & pl. 66-9 and GS 30-30] [scan]

 

Garret [Type 2]. Lion passant with dexter paw on fleur-de-lis 

Backmarks: “Firmin & Sons Ld. London”

Brass, one-piece low convex, raised design, 25 mm. £4.50

[Sources: cf. FB p.198 & pl. 4-14] [scan]

 

Geddes. Stag’s head, couped 

Backmarks: “Pitt & Co. 50 St.Martins Lane, London”

Silver plated, one-piece low convex, raised design, 25 mm. £4.50

[Sources: FB p.200 & pl. 91-14] [scan]

 

Goddard. Stag’s head and shoulders, couped and affrontée

Backmarks: “Bartleet & Sons” & “Warranted”

Brass, one-piece low convex, raised design, 25 mm. £4.50 

[Sources: FB p.206 & pl.111-13] [scan] 

 

Gower. Wolf’s head erased 

Backmarks: “P.& S. Firmin, 153 Strand & 13 Conduit St. London”

Silver plated, one-piece low convex, raised design, 25 mm. £7.50  

[Sources: FB p.211 & pl.14-6 and GS 33-27] [scan]

 

Grace. “En Grace Affie” in ribbon, below demi-lion rampant 

Backmarks: “Firmin & Sons Ld. London”

Silver plated, two-piece convex, raised design, 25 mm. £4.50  

[Sources: FB p.211 & cf. pl. 67-10] [scan]

 

Gray [Type 1]. On a rock, a bear’s paw erect, entwined by a serpent

Backmarks: “Pitt & Co. 31, Maddox Street, London W”

Silver plated, two-piece convex, raised design, 25 mm. £7.50  

[Sources: FB p.214 & pl. 126d-9 and F-D [1905] p.572] [scan]

 

Grimshaw. Lion heads addorsed and collared 

Backmarks: “Firmin & Sons Ld. London”

Brass, one-piece low convex, raised design, 25 mm. £7.50

[Sources: FB p.218 & cf. pl. 28-10] [scan]

 

Grimston [Type 1]. Stag’s head couped, with ring around neck 

Backmarks: “Boggett & Reynolds, London”

Brass, one-piece low convex, raised design, 16 mm. £4.50

[Sources: FB p.218 & pl.91-14 and GS 35-15] [scan]

 

Grimston [Type 3]. “Mediocria Firma” in ribbon below stag’s head

Backmarks: “Pitt & Co. 31 Maddox St. London W.”

Brass, one-piece low convex, raised design, 25 mm. £7.50

[Sources: FB p.218, pl.91-14  & p.564] [scan]

 

Hargreaves. Stag’s head, erased and collared, charged with fret, and oak sprig in mouth 

Backmarks: “Firmin & Sons Ld. 153 Strand & 47 Warwick St. London”

Silver plated, two-piece convex, raised design, 16 mm. £4.50

[Sources: FB p.228 & pl. 110-8 and GS 37-18] [scan]

 

Hay. Goat’s head erased and bearded 

Backmarks: “Firmin & Sons, 153 Strand, London”

Silver plated, one-piece low convex, raised design, 25 mm. £7.50

[Sources: FB p.234 & pl. 29-13 and GS 38-14] [scan]

 

Henlock. Demi-lion rampant, holding mullet 

Backmarks: “T.Cartwright, Grosvenor St”

Brass, one-piece low convex, raised design, 25 mm. £4.50  

Brass, two-piece flat, raised design, 29 mm. £12.50 [coachman’s button] [scan]

[Sources: FB p.237 & pl. 89-10] [scan]

 

Henry. Demi-lion rampant, holding ducal coronet

Backmarks: “Firmin & Sons Ld., 153, Strand, London”

Brass, one-piece low convex, raised design, 24 mm. £7.50

[Sources: F-D p.233] [scan] 

 

Hervey. Leopard passant, charged with bezants 

Backmarks: “Firmin & Sons Ld. London”

Brass, two-piece convex, raised design, 24 mm. £7.50  

[Sources: FB p.238 & pl.86-2] [scan]

 

Heyworth. Between bat wings, a crescent in flames 

Backmarks: “Sherlock & Co. London”

Brass, one-piece low convex, raised design, 16 mm. £6.00  
[Sources: F-D Vol.1 p.935] [scan]

 
Holland. Wolf passant, charged with mullets 

Backmarks: “Firmin & Sons Ld. London”

Silver plated, two-piece convex, raised design, 16 mm. £4.50 

[Sources: FB p.244 & cf. pl. FB 46-6 and cf. GS 40-18] [scan]

 

Holt [Type 3]. Squirrel sejant, collared & chained on mount

Backmarks: “C. & J. Weldon, London”

Silver plated, one-piece low convex, raised design, 16 mm. £4.50

[Source: FB p. 244 & pl. 2-4] [scan]

 

Isaacson. Demi-lion rampant with escallop between paws 

Backmarks: “Firmin & Sons Ld. St.Martins Lane, London”

Brass, one-piece low convex, raised design, 25 mm. £4.50  

[Sources: FB p.255 & pl.126a-13] [scan]

 

James. Bull passant, head down 

Backmarks: “Firmin & Sons Ld. St. Martins Lane, London”

Silver plated, one-piece low convex, raised design, 24 mm. £7.50

[Sources: GS 43-21] [scan]

 

Jefferey. Demi-lion rampant, holding chaplet 

Backmarks: “C. & J. Weldon, 130 Cheapside, London”

Silver plated, one-piece low convex, raised design, 27.5 mm. £9.50 [coachman’s button]

[Sources: FB p.258 & pl. 128] [scan]

 

Jeffery. Demi-lion rampant, holding scimitar in paw

Backmarks: “Charles Jennens, London” with plumes trademark

Brass, one-piece low convex, raised design, 16 mm. £4.50

[Sources: FB p.258 & pl. 126a-1] [scan]

  

Jefferyes. Lion’s head erased, without charges 

Backmarks: “Firmin, London”

Silver plated, one-piece low convex, raised design, 16 mm. £4.50

[Sources: FB p.258 & pl.81-4 and GS 44-3] [scan]

 

Jones [Type 1]. “Esto Sol Testis” in buckle around demi-lion rampant holding sun 

Backmarks: “Firmin, London”

Silver plated, one-piece low convex, raised design, 25 mm. £7.50

[Sources: FB p.263 & p.545] [scan]

 

Jones [Type 2]. Stag couchant and regardant, semée of acorns, fern in mouth 

Backmarks: “Best Quality Livery”

Brass, one-piece low convex, raised design, 25 mm. £7.50

[Sources: F-D [1929] p.1072] [scan]

 

Kendersley. Greyhound sejant and collared, in front of tree

Backmarks: “Firmin, London”

Brass, one-piece low convex, raised design, 15 mm. £4.50 

[Sources: GS 45-19] [scan]

 

Kerrison. “Rien Sans Dieu” around tiger passant, collared and lined, with foot on caltrap

Backmarks: “Hammond, Turner & Sons” and crown

Brass, two-pie convex, raised design, 24 mm. £4.50 [scan]

[Sources: FB p.270]

 

 

Lawrence. Demi-fish couped and inverted, above “Quæro Invenio” 

Backmarks: “G. & Cie. Paris” with crested trademark and “26”

Silver plated, two-piece flat, raised design, 27.5 mm. £12.50 

[Sources: FB p.282] [coachman’s button] [scan] 

 

Layman. Demi-bull rampant 

Backmarks: Firmin & Sons Ld, 153 Strand, London”

Silver plated, one-piece low convex, raised design, 25 mm. £7.50  

[Sources: FB p.283 & pl. 63-6] [scan]

 

Lecaufield [Type 1]. Lion’s head erased, within fetterlock touching bar 

Backmarks: “Firmin & Sons, St. Martins Lane, London”

Brass, one-piece low convex, raised design, 25 mm. £7.50   

[Sources: cf. FB p.284 & pl.90-14] [scan]

 

Lushington. Lion’s head erased, ducally gorged 

Backmarks: “Hayward, 50 Long Acre, London W”

Silver plated, one-piece low convex, raised design, 24 mm. £7.50  

[Sources: FB p.302 & pl.81-4 and GS 51-8] [scan]

 

Majoribanks. “Advance With Courage” in buckle around bear’s paw holding tilting spear

Backmarks: None

Silver plated, two piece convex, raised design, 15 mm. £4.50

[Sources: FB p.316 & pl. 126-2] [scan]

 

Marriott. Talbot passant, collared and lined 

Backmarks: “Extra Superfine, Best Quality”

Silver plated, one-piece low convex, raised design, 27.5 mm. £9.50 [coachman’s button] [scan]   

[Sources: FB p.320 & pl. 65-2] [scan]

 

Marshall. Lion passant and gardant, with reflexed tail

Backmarks: “W.Stratton, Brewer St. London”

Silver plated, one-piece low convex, raised design, 25 mm. £4.50

[Sources: FB p.321 & pl.120-5] [scan]

 

Massey. Boar passant, trapped in a net 

Backmarks: “Firmin & Sons, 155 Strand, London”

Brass, one-piece low convex, raised design, 25 mm. £12.50

[Sources: cf. FB p.323 & pl. 64-8] [scan]

 

Maxey. Talbot’s head erased and collared 

Backmarks: “G.& W.Boggett, St.Martins Lane, London”

Brass, one-piece low convex, raised design, 25 mm. £4.50  

[Sources: FB p.325 & pl. 2-15 and GS 54-9] [scan]

 

Milburn. Bear’s head erased and muzzled, with four mascles 

Backmarks: “C. & J. Weldon, London” with reversed “N” and “J” errors

Silver plated, one-piece low convex, raised design, 16 mm. £4.50

[Sources: F-D p.961] [scan]

 

Mildmay. Lion rampant and gardant 

Backmarks: “Firmin & Sons Ld. London”

Silver plated, one-piece low convex, raised design, 25 mm. £4.50

[Sources: FB p.332 & pl. 92-7 and GS 55-12] [scan]

 

M’Intosh. “Touch Not the Cat But a Glove” around cat rampant 

Backmarks: “Best Quality”

Brass, one-piece flat, raised design, 16 mm. £4.50

[Sources: FB p.309 & pl.70-15] [scan]

 

Mitton. Bull’s head couped, charged with three annulets 

Backmarks: “Firmin & Sons Ld. St.Martins Lane, London”

Silver plated, one-piece low convex, raised design, 25 mm. £7.50  

[Sources: FB p.335 & pl.63-11 and GS 56-1] [scan]

 

Morrell [Type 2]. Demi-lion rampant, holding rose branch and cross crosslet

Backmarks: “Pitt & Co. 31 Maddox St. London W”

Brass, two-piece convex, raised design, 24 mm. £2.50 [dent in back]

[Sources: F-D p.986] [scan]

 

Mostyn. “Auxilium Meum a Domino” around lion rampant 

Backmarks: “Firmin & Sons, London”

Brass, two-piece convex, raised design, 23 mm. £7.50

[Sources: FB p.342 & pl.67-5] [scan]

 

Myers. Demi-lion rampant, guttée d’or, holding mullet and supporting two conjoined mascles 

Backmarks: “Simpson & Son, South Audley St. London”

Brass, two-piece convex, raised design, 25 mm. £4.50  

[Sources: F-D p.609] [scan]


Norris.
Demi-stag rampant, pierced through body by arrow 

Backmarks: “Firmin & Sons Ld. London”

Silver plated, two-piece convex, raised design, 16 mm. £4.50

Silver plated, one-piece low convex, raised design, 25 mm. £7.50

[Sources: F-D p.100] [scan]

 

Norwood. Demi-lion rampant, holding inverted anchor 

Backmarks: “Firmin & Sons, 153 Strand & 13 Conduit St. London”

Silver plated, two-piece convex, raised design, 24 mm. £4.50

[Sources: FB p.356 & pl.126c-14 and GS 60-1]

 

Nunn. Bull’s head erased 

Backmarks: “Firmin & Sons Ld. London” and “Patent 346”

Silver plated, two-piece convex, raised design, 25 mm. £7.50   

[Sources: FB p.357 & pl. 19-3] [scan]

 

O’Grady. “Constantia et Labore” around horse’s head erased and “HO”, in inner buckle 

Backmarks: “H. Poole & Co. Saville Row, London”

Brass, two-piece convex, raised design, 26 mm. £12.50

[Sources: FB p.360 & pl. 81-6] [scan]

 

Panton. “Firmius ad Pugnam” around  leopard’s head impaled on sword

Backmarks: “Firmin & Sons Ld. London”

Brass, two-piece convex, raised design, 25 mm. £7.50  

[Sources: FB p.367 & pl. 24-13] [scan]

 

Parker [Type 2]. Stag’s head, guttée-de-sang, pierced by arrow through antlers 

Backmarks: “Firmin & Sons Ld. London”

Silver plated, two-piece convex, raised design, 25 mm. £7.50

[Sources: FB p.367 & pl.91-14] [scan]

 

Parkhouse. Stag passant, with foot on cross pattée, charged with mullets 

Backmarks: “Firmin & Sons Ld. London”

Brass, one-piece low convex, raised design,16 mm. £4.50  

[Sources: cf. FB p.368 & GS 62-13] [scan]

 

Parry. Stag statant, at gaze

Backmarks: Firmin & Sons Ld. London”

Brass, two-piece convex, raised design, 25 mm. £7.50   

[Sources: FB p.369 & pl. 81-8] [scan]

 

Penniecook. Stag lodged under oak-tree, above “Ut Resurgam” 

Backmarks: “E. Armfield & Co. Birmingham”

Silver plated, one-piece low convex, raised design, 25 mm. £7.50

[Sources: FB p.375 & pl. 95-10] [scan]

 

Philips. Demi-lion rampant, collared and ducally crowned, holding mascle charged with fleur-de-lis 

Backmarks: “J.Platt & Co. St.Martins Lane, London” and “Patent 8905”
Brass, one-piece low convex, raised design, 25 mm.
 £4.50
[Sources:
FB p.379 & pl.61-4] [scan]

Phillips [Type 1]. “Ascendam” above lion rampant, ducally gorged and chained 

Backmarks: “Firmin & Sons, 153 Strand & 13 Conduit St. London”

Silver plated, two-piece convex, raised design, 24 mm. £4.50

[Sources: FB p.379 & pl.88-1] [scan]

 

Phillips [Type 2]. Demi-lion rampant, ducally collared and crowned, without mascle

Backmarks: “Firmin & Sons Ld. London”

Brass, one-piece low convex, raised design, 25 mm. £4.50

[Sources: FB p.379 & pl. 61-4] [scan]

Polwhele. Bull passant with reflexed tail

Backmarks: “Warranted Best Quality”

Silver plated, one-piece low convex, raised design, 25 mm. £7.50

[Sources: DB p.48-L31] [scan]

 

Pott [Type 1]. Leopard sejant, collared and chained 

Backmarks: “Charles Jennens, London” with plumes trademark

Brass, one-piece low convex, raised design, 25 mm. £7.50

[Sources: FB p.388 & cf. pl. 10-13 and GS 65-3] [scan]

 

Powis. Lion’s paw erased, holding sceptre surmounted by fleur-de-lis

Backmarks: “Firmin & Sons Ld. London”

Silver plated, one-piece low convex, raised design, 25 mm. £4.50  

[Sources: FB p.389 & pl.16-1 and GS 65-8] [scan]

 

Price [Type 1]. Lamb passant with halo, carrying banner charged with upright cross

Backmarks: “Firmin & Sons Ld. 108 St. Martins Lane, London”

Brass, one-piece low convex, raised design, 27.5 mm. £12.50 [coachman’s button]

[Sources: FB p.391 & pl.48-13] [scan]

 

Price [Type 2]. Lion rampant holding rose branch

Backmarks: “Sherlock & Comp’y, 15 King Street, Covent Garden, London”

Silver plated, one-piece low convex, raised design, 25 mm. £7.50

[Sources: FB p.391 & GS 69-6] [scan]


Price
[Type 3]. Lion rampant holding rose branch, below “Vive Ut Vivas” 

Backmarks: “Firmins, London”

Silver plated, one-piece low convex, raised design, 16 mm. £3.50

[Sources: FB p.391 & cf. pl.64-2] [scan]

 

Raymond. Leopard sejant, spotted 

Backmarks: ”Simpson & Son, 63 South Audley St. London”

Brass, one-piece low convex, raised design, 25 mm. £7.50

[Sources: FB p.399 & pl.10-13] [scan]

 

Rev. Roberts. Upright squirrel within embowed branch

Backmarks: “Thomas Harding, 103 Regent Street, London”

Brass, one-piece low convex, raised design, 25 mm. £4.50

[Sources: DB p.48-L34] [scan]


Reynolds. Talbot passant, with paw on rose, in front of cross crosslet fitched 

Backmarks: “Firmin & Sons Ld. St. Martins Lane, London”

Brass, one-piece low convex, raised design, 25 mm. £7.50

[Sources: F-D p.149] [scan]

 

Rice. Lion rampant, holding double-headed bar-shot  

Backmarks: “Firmin & Sons, 153 Strand, London & 13 Conduit St.”

Brass, one-piece flat, raised design, 25 mm. £7.50

[Sources: FB p.403 & pl. 67-17]

 

Ridley [Type 2]. Bull passant with tail reflexed downwards 

Backmarks: “Pitt & Co. 31, Maddox St. London W”

Brass, two-piece convex, raised design, 23 mm. £7.50  

Sources: FB p.405 & cf. pl.66-11 and GS 68-5] [scan]

 

Risdon. Elephant’s head, tusked and erased 

Backmarks: “P. & S. Firmin, 153 Strand & 13 Conduit St. London”

Brass, one-piece low convex, raised design, 25 mm. £12.50

[Sources: FB p.406 & pl.68-4 and GS 68-10] [scan]

 

Roberts [Type 1]. Lion rampant, holding sword

Backmarks: “Firmin & Sons Ld. 47, Warwick St. Regent St. London”

Silver plated, one-piece low convex, raised design, 25 mm. £4.50  

[Sources: [FB p.407 & cf. pl.67-5; GS 68-14] [scan]

 

Robins. Fleur-de-lis between two upright dolphins 

Backmarks: “Edw’d Armfield, Birmingham”

Brass, one-piece low convex, raised design, 25 mm. £12.50

[Sources: FB p.407 & cf. pl. 81-2] [scan]

 

Robinson. Stag statant

Backmarks: “Firmin & Sons Ld. 153 Strand, London”

Silver plated, one-piece low convex, raised design, 25 mm. £7.50

[Sources: FB p.408 & pl.88-9 and cf. GS 68-25] [scan]

 

Rogers. Stag trippant 

Backmarks: “Firmins, London”

Brass, one-piece low convex, raised design,16 mm. £4.50 

[Sources: FB p.409 & pl.68-2 and GS 69-3] [scan]

 

Rowcliffe. Lion’s head erased, charged with two chess rooks 

Backmarks: “Wilkinson, late J. Hunter, 34 Maddox St.”

Brass, two-piece convex, raised design, 25 mm. £7.50

[Sources: F-D [1929] Vol.2 p.1689] [scan]


Roydes
[Type 2]. Leopard sejant, ducally gorged and bezantée 

Backmarks: “Tipson & Newby, Birm’m”

Brass, two-piece convex, raised design, 22 mm. £7.50 

[Sources: cf. FB p.414 & pl.10-13 and cf. GS pl.69-15] [scan]

 

Rushe. Wolf’s head erased and langued, guttee-de-sang, holding rose slip

Backmarks: “C. Pitt & Co., 50 St. Martins Lane, London”

Silver plated, two-piece convex, raised design, 23 mm. £4.50

[Sources: FB p.415 & cf. pl. 14-6] [scan]

 

Russell [Type 1]. Goat passant 

Backmarks: “Firmin & Sons Ld. Strand, London”

Brass, one-piece low convex, raised design, 25 mm. £7.50   

[Sources: FB p.415 & pl.66-1 and GS 69-19] [scan]

 

Russell [Type 2]. Talbot passant, without collar 

Backmarks: “Pitt & Co. 31 Maddox St. London W”

Silver plated, one-piece low convex, raised design, 25 mm. £7.50 

[Sources: FB p.415 & pl.120-8 and GS 69-22] [scan]

 

Sawbridge. Demi-lion rampant, holding a saw 

Backmarks: “Firmin & Sons Ld. London”

Brass, one-piece low convex, raised design, 25 mm. £4.50

[Sources: FB p.422 & pl.41-13 and GS 70-15] [scan]

 

Scot. Boar’s head couped, with four arrows in mouth 

Backmarks: “ Firmin & Sons Ld. London” and “Patent 2346”

Brass, two-piece convex, raised design, 23 mm. £4.50  

[Sources: FB p.424 & cf. pl. 8-14] [scan]

 

Segar. Wolf’s head couped

Backmarks: “Firmin & Sons Ld. 108 St.Martins Lane, London”

Brass, one-piece low convex, raised design, 25 mm. £7.50

[Sources: GS 71-6 & cf. FB pl.14-6] [scan]

 

Sheppard. Ram passant, between laurel branches 

Backmarks: “R. Bushby, St. Martins Lane, London”

Brass, one-piece low convex, raised design, 25 mm. £7.50
[Sources: FB p.431 & pl.109-2 and GS 72-1] [scan]

 

Sleigh. Demi-lion rampant & ducally crowned, holding cross crosslet fitched 

Backmarks: “C.F.Bullivant, Birmingham”

Silver plated, one-piece low convex, raised design, 25 mm. £4.50 

[Sources: FB p.438 & pl. 65-6 and GS 72-17] [scan]

 

Smith [Type 3]. ”Tenax In Fide” around elephant’s head, charged with three fleur-de-lis

Backmarks: “Firmin & Sons, 47 Warwick St. Regent St. London” with reversed “N” errors

Silver plated, one-piece low convex, raised design, 25 mm. £12.50

[Sources: FB p.439 & pl.68-4] [scan]

 

Smith [Type 6]. Greyhound couchant, collared and lined

Backmarks: “Firmin & Sons, 13 Conduit St. London”

Brass, one-piece low convex, raised design, 24 mm. £7.50  

[Sources: FB p.440 & pl.6-7] [scan]

 

Smith [Type 7]. Leopard’s head erased and spotted; collared, lined & ringed

Backmarks: “Boggett & Reynolds, 50 St.Martins Lane, London”

Brass, one-piece low convex, raised design, 25 mm. £7.50

[Sources: FB p.439 & pl.40-10 and GS 73-6] [scan]

  

Smythe. Stag’s head erased, gorged with chaplet of leaves  

Backmarks: “Culleton, 92 Piccadilly, London”

Brass, one-piece low convex, raised design, 25 mm. £7.50 

[Sources: FB p.442 & pl. 38-1 and GS 73-26]

 

Snow. “Soyez Ferme” in inner buckle around antelope’s head erased 

Backmarks: “Extra Superfine Best Quality”

Silver plated, one-piece low convex, 25 mm. £7.50

[Sources: F-D [1929] Vol.2 p.1808] [scan]


Sowerby.
Lion rampant 

Backmarks: “Firmin, London”

Silver plated, one-piece low convex,raised design, 27.5 mm. £9.50 [coachman’s button]

[Sources: FB p.444 & pl.67-5 and GS 74-1] [scan]

 

Spooner. Boar’s head couped, pierced through neck by arrow

Backmarks: “Firmin & Sons Ld. St.Martins Lane, London”

Brass, one-piece low convex, raised design, 25 mm. £4.50

[Sources: GS 74-16] [scan]

 

Stacey. Antelope’s head erased

Backmarks: “Hammond, Turner & Sons”

Brass, one-piece flat, raised design, 25 mm. £7.50  

[Sources: FB p.447 & pl.24-7 and GS 74-20] [scan]

Staunton. Fox passant

Backmarks: “Firmin & Sons Ld. 47 Warwick St. Regent St. London”

Silver plated, one-piece low convex, raised design, 25 mm. £12.50  

[Sources: FB p.450 & pl.126-5] [scan]

 

St. George. “Firmitas in Cœlo” in buckle around demi-lion rampant, ducally crowned 

Backmarks: “E. Armfield & Co. Birmingham”

Silver plated, one-piece low convex, raised design, 25 mm. £4.50

[Sources: FB p.417 & pl. 61-4] [scan]

 

Stokes. Demi-lion rampant, double queued 

Backmarks: “Best Quality” and Queen Victoria Crown

Silver plated, one-piece raised design, 16 mm. £4.50

[Sources: FB p.455 & pl. 120-10] [scan]

 

Strachan. Demi-stag rampant, holding thistle, below “Forward” 

Backmarks: “G. Boggett, St. Martins Lane, London”

Silver plated, one-piece flat, raised design, 25 mm. £4.50

[Sources: FB pp.456 & 551 and pl. 55-9] [scan]

 

Style. Wolf’s head erased, fretted and collared

Backmarks: “Firmin, London”

Brass, one-piece low convex, raised design, 16 mm. £4.50 

[Sources: FB p.459 & pl. 8-4] [scan]

 

Thornton. Leopard’s head and neck, erased & affrontée 

Backmarks: “Superfine Plating”

Silver plated, one-piece low convex, raised design, 25 mm. £12.50

[Sources: FB p.470 & pl.56-7] [scan]

 

Tod. Rearing fox, with paw resting on rose

Backmarks: None

Silver plated, two-piece convex, raised design, 29 mm. £15.00 [coachman’s button]

[Sources: FB p.473 & pl. 91-9] [scan]

 

Tucker. Lion’s paw, erased and erect, holding battle-axe 

Backmarks: “Best Quality”

Brass, one-piece low convex, raised design, 25 mm. £4.50

[Sources: FB p.479 & pl. 51-13 and GS 80-2] [scan]

 

Turner [London]. Antelope sejant, with foot on escutcheon

Backmarks: “G.Turner, St. Martins Lane”

Brass, one-piece brass with recessed border, raised design, 31 mm. £12.50[coachman’s button]

[Sources: FB pl.115-3, p.480 & GS 80-8] [scan]


Urry. Lioness passant 

Backmarks: “Pitt & Co. 31 Maddox St. London W”

Silver plated, two-piece convex, raised design, 24 mm. £7.50

[Sources: FB p.483 & pl. 103-13] [scan]

 

Veitch. Bull’s head, couped and affrontée 

Backmarks: “J.Platt & Co. St.Martins Lane”

Silver plated, one-piece low convex, raised design, 16 mm. £4.50

[Sources: FB p.485 & pl.18-15] [scan] 

 

Vernon. Boar’s head erased horizontally, ducally gorged 

Backmarks: “C.& J.Weldon, 130 Cheapside, London”

Silver plated, one-piece low convex, raised design, 25 mm. £7.50  

[Sources: FB p.486 & pl.36-9 and GS 81-13] [scan]

 

Vestey. Springbok’s head, charged with three mullets, above “E Labore Stabilitas” 

Backmarks: “Pitt & Co. 31 Maddox St. London W”

Silver plated, two-piece convex, raised design, 25 mm. £7.50

[Sources: F-D p.238] [scan]

 

Ward. Wolf’s head erased and collared, charged with roses

Backmarks: “Firmin & Sons, 153 Strand, London”

Brass, one-piece low convex, raised design, 25 mm. £7.50

[Sources: FB p.492 & pl. 14-6] [scan]

 

Watts [Type 2]. Lion’s paw erased, supporting shield charged with rose 

Backmarks: “J. Biden, 37 Cheapside, London”

Silver plated, one-piece low convex, 25 mm. £4.50

[Sources: FB p. 496 & cf. pl. 43-12 and GS 82-29] [scan]

 

Whitbread. Hind’s head erased

Backmarks: “Firmins, London”

Brass, one-piece low convex, raised design, 16 mm. £4.50  

[Sources: FB p.502 & pl. 6-1] [scan] 

 

Wickham. Bull’s head erased, charged with chevron 

Backmarks: “Pitt & Co. 31 Maddox St. London”

Silver plated, one-piece low convex, raised design, 25 mm. £7.50

[Sources: FB p.505 & GS 84-23] [scan]

 

Williams.  Bull’s head, couped 

Backmarks: “Tipson & Newby, Birmingham”

Silver plated, one-piece low convex, raised design, 16 mm. £4.50

[Sources: FB p.507 & pl.120-7 and GS 85-9] [scan]

 

Wilson. Demi-wolf rampant 

Backmarks: “Pitt & Co. 31 Maddox St. London W”

Silver plated, two-piece convex, raised design, 25 mm. £4.50  

[Sources: FB p.509 & pl.56-8 and GS 85-25] [scan]

 

Witley [Shropshire]. Stag’s head couped, holding “Live to Live” in ribbon

Backmarks: “Ledsam & Sons, London”

Silver plated, one-piece low convex, raised design, 25 mm. £7.50

[Sources: FB p.512 & pl. 91-14] [scan]

 

Wool. Lion couchant 

Backmarks: “Charles Jennens, London” with plumes trademark

Brass, one-piece flat, raised design, 25 mm. £7.50

[Sources: FB p.516 & cf. pl.75-5 and GS 86-24] [scan]

 

Wroughton. Demi-ibex, collared and ringed

Backmarks: “E.Armfield & Co., Birmingham”

Brass, one-piece low convex, raised design, 15 mm. £3.50

[Sources: FB p.518 & pl. 105-12] [scan]

 

Wyatt [Type 1]. Demi-lion rampant, charged with pheon, holding arrow below “Duriora Virtus” 

Backmarks: “Firmin & Sons Ld. 153 Strand, London”

Brass, one-piece low convex, raised design, 25 mm. £4.50

[Sources: FB p.518 & cf. pl. 41-13] [scan]

 

Wynniatt. Lion’s head erased and ducally crowned 

Backmarks: “Warranted Plated” and two stars

Silver plated, one-piece low convex, raised design, 26 mm. £7.50

[Sources: FB p.518 & pl.90-4 and GS 87-6] [scan]