© "GOLDEN AGE BUTTONS":  RAILWAYS

The lists are now updated as on a daily basis - and not just at the end of each month.

There is a general information section at the bottom of the menu page for uniform buttons, and a
“How to Order” section on the Home Page of the website.      

References are to:  Gwen Squires "Buttons: a Guide for Collectors" [GS] and David Froggatt "Railway
Buttons, Badges & Uniforms" [DF].  

See overseas railways in “Foreign”

RAILWAYS

British Railways [1949-63].  Name and spoke wheel design
Chrome, two-piece convex, 25 mm. £2.50

British Railways [Senior] [1949-63]. Name and spoke wheel design
Brass, two-piece convex, 25 mm. £2.50

British Railways
[Senior] [1949-63]. Name and spoke wheel design
Brass, two-piece convex, 16 mm. £0.75

British Railways [1966 on].  Double arrows
Chrome, two-piece convex, 25 mm. £2.50  
Chrome, two-piece convex, 22.5 mm. £0.75

British Railways [Senior] [1966 on].  Double arrows
Brass, two-piece convex, 23.5 mm. £2.50  

British Railways [1966 on].  Double arrows
Enamelled, one-piece flat, 20 mm. £0.75

Coras Iompair Eireann [Type 1]. Name around winged wheel, scalloped border
Brass, two-piece convex, 25 mm. £4.50

Coras Iompair Eireann [Type 1]. Name around winged wheel, scalloped border
Chrome, two-piece convex, 25 mm. £2.50

Coras Iompair Eireann [Type 2].  Winged wheel, no name, scalloped border
White metal, 16.5 mm. £1.50

Coras Iompair Eireann [Type 3].  "CIE" inside a wheel design
Chrome, two-piece convex, 16 mm. £0.75

Gas, Light & Coke Company.  [see “Companies”]

Great Eastern Railway.Name around wing in circle, on a star
Nickel, two-piece convex, 27 mm. £7.50
Nickel, two-piece convex, 21 mm. £6.00

Great Eastern Railway.  Name around wing in circle, on a star
Nickel, two-piece convex, 27 mm. £7.50

Great Northern Railway [General Issue].  "GNR", large script letters
Brass, two-piece convex, 25 mm. £15.00
Brass, two-piece convex, 17.5 mm. £8.50

Great Northern Railway of Ireland.   Name around quartered shield
White metal, two-piece convex, 18 mm. £2.50

Great Western & LM&SR [Shrewsbury & Hereford].   “GW & LM&SR” script letters
Brass, two-piece convex, 17.5mm. £7.50

Great Western Railway [pre-1900].  "GWR" in large script letters
Brass, two-piece convex, 25 mm. £7.50  

Great Western Railway [1904-1934]. "GWR" in small script letters
Brass, two-piece convex, 24 mm. £7.50
Brass, two-piece convex, 19 mm. £4.50
Brass, two-piece convex, 16 mm. £3.50

Great Western Railway [1934-1947].  "GWR" in deco lettering
Brass, two-piece convex, 24 mm. £4.50

Great Western Railway [Senior] [1910-34].  Small "GWR" in wreath, KC
Gilt, two-piece convex, 23 mm. £7.50

Great Western Railway [Senior] [1934-47].  Large "GWR" in wreath, no crown
Gilt, two-piece convex, 24 mm. £7.50

Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway Company.  Name in buckle & two shields, QVC
Nickel, two-piece convex, 18.5 mm. £8.50

London & North Eastern Railway [1924-1936]. Initials in script letters
Brass, two-piece convex, 20 mm. £1.50
Brass, two-piece convex, 17.5 mm. £2.50
Brass, two-piece convex, 16 mm. £0.75

London & North Eastern Railway [1924-1936]. Initials in script letters
Nickel, two-piece convex, 20 mm. £3.50
Nickel, two-piece convex, 17 mm. £1.50

London & North Eastern Railway [1936-1947]. Initials in horizontal oval
Brass, two-piece convex, 23.5 mm. £4.50
Brass, two-piece convex, 19.5 mm. £3.50

London & North Eastern Railway [1936-1947]. Initials in horizontal oval
Chrome, two-piece convex, 19.5 mm. £3.50

London & North Eastern Railway [Senior Staff].  Name around shield
Brass, two-piece convex, 23.5 mm. £9.50

London & North Western Railway. Name around Britannia
Nickel, two-piece convex, 25 mm. £9.50
Nickel, two-piece convex, 19 mm. £8.50
Nickel, two-piece convex, 16 mm. £6.00

London & North Western Railway [Marine]. "L&NW" and "Marine Dept" around Britannia
Brass, two-piece convex, 25 mm. £15.00
Brass, two-piece convex, 20 mm. £7.50

London & South Western Railway. Name around quartered shield [DF 28-2]
Brass, two-piece convex, 17 mm. £6.00

London, Brighton & South Coast Railway.  "LB&SC Railway", in wreath
Nickel, two-piece convex, 25 mm. £15.00
Nickel, two-piece convex, 20 mm. £9.50
Nickel, two-piece convex, 16.5 mm. £8.50

Londonderry & Lough Swilly Railway.Name around locomotive [DF 61-12]
Nickel, two-piece convex, 16 mm. £7.50

London, Midland & Scottish and London & North Eastern Joint. "LMS & LNE"
Nickel, two-piece convex, 22.5 mm. £12.50

London, Midland & Scottish Railway.  Name & wreathed dragon wing
White metal, two-piece convex, 25 mm. £2.50
White metal, two-piece convex, 22 mm. £1.50
White metal, two-piece convex, 16.5 mm. £0.75

London, Midland & Scottish Railway.  Name & wreathed dragon wing
Chrome, two-piece convex, 25 mm. £2.50
Chrome, two-piece convex, 23 mm. £1.50
Chrome, two-piece convex, 16 mm. £0.75

London, Midland & Scottish Railway [Senior]. Name & wreathed wing
Brass, two-piece convex, 24 mm. £4.50 

Metropolitan Railway
[Type 1].  Name around shield
Backmarks: “Firmin’s Ld. London”
Brass, two-piece convex, 24 mm. £15.00 [slight dent in back]
Brass, two-piece convex, 17 mm.
£5.00

Midland & Great Northern Joint [Type 1]."Mid” above “GN" script letters

Nickel, two-piece convex, 23 mm. £7.50


Midland & Great Northern Joint
[Type 2]."Mid&GN" in horizontal script letters [DF 44-11]
Nickel, two-piece convex, 24 mm. £7.50
Nickel, two-piece convex, 16 mm. £3.50

Midland & Great Northern Joint Railway [Type 3]."M&GN" script letters
Brass, two-piece convex, 16 mm. £8.50

Midland Railway [Type 3].  Name around wyvern design 
Nickel, two-piece convex, 23 mm. £9.50
Nickel, two-piece convex, 16 mm. £4.50

North Eastern Railway.  "NER" in script letters
Nickel, two-piece convex, 16 mm. £6.00

North Eastern Railway.  "NER" in script letters
Chrome, two-piece convex, 16 mm. £3.50

Port of London Authority.  Sailing ship with St. George's flag on sail, unlined field
Chrome, two-piece convex, 17 mm. £1.50

Swansea & Mumbles Railway.  Wheel and magnet design
Brass, two-piece convex, 23 mm. £7.50         

Taff Vale Railway.Name around locomotive
Brass, two-piece convex, 24 mm. £15.00

Underground Railways. “Underground” with scalloped border
White metal, two-piece convex, 25 mm. £4.50 [dug-up condition]

HORN & VULCANITE

British Railways [1956-66]. "BR", large serif letters
Horn, one-piece convex, 24.5 mm. £2.50
Horn, one-piece convex, 21.5 mm. £0.75

British Railways [1966 on]. Double arrow design
Horn, one-piece convex, 24.5 mm. £2.50
Horn, one-piece convex, 22 mm. £1.50