Lot 5444: Militaria - Australian Military Badges

Noble Numismatics Pty Ltd

April 20, 2018
Sydney, Australia

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Description: Victoria, c1880s-1910s, badges, uniform accoutrements and other items to Lt Colonel Dr E.Hinchcliffe as follows,

1. Victoria, Army Medical Department hat badge in gilt (57mm) (not in Grebert), voided design with small break in band at right bottom edge of crown.

2. Black leather cross belt with silver fittings and Royal V.V.A. (Victorian Volunteer Artillery) Medical Staff badge (QVC) (79mm) (not in Grebert).

3. Black leather belt pouch with affixed Victorian Volunteer Medical Service pouch badge in gilt (52mm) (Grebert p174).

4. Black leather sabretache with affixed Victorian Military Forces shoulder belt plate in gilt (approx 90mm) (Grebert p184), this case also includes some stationary bearing the printed monogram of EH (Edward Hinchcliffe) and an envelope also with the monogram as well as two uniformed photos of Col Dr E.Hinchcliffe.

5. Shepard & Dudley surgeon's set of instruments in a fitted timber case with brass corners and velvet lined, with keylock, one knife/probe type instrument missing.

6. Officer's sword in brass scabbard, blade with etched design and at the top is marked by maker, 'C.R.Martin/Flinders Lane/Melbourne' and on the opposite side is a Star of David and inside is a small brass disc marked, 'Proved ' around 'T', the brass guard incorporates the Victorian Volunteer Medical Service badge, the handle is wire bound sharkskin and attached to the handle by a well worn strap is a braided leather sword knot.

7. Victorian Military Forces, 1893-1901, buttons in brass (7, three large, four medium), by Stokes & Martin, Melb, also bronze officer's pips (4).

8. Centennial International Exhibition, Melbourne, 1888, in bronze (76mm) by Melbourne Mint - Stokes & Martin (C.1888/8), impressed around edge, 'Dr E.Hinchcliffe', with scratches and graffiti on obverse and reverse and a few edge nicks, otherwise good very fine. With defects as mentioned above, otherwise good - very fine. (lot)

Medal probably issued for services. Dr Hinchcliffe received a bronze medal for services at the Paris Exhibition of 1889. He was also a senior office bearer of the Masonic Golden and Corinthian Lodge of Bendigo, a member of the Medical Staff of the Defence Force of Victoria and on the committee of the Bendigo Gold District Hospital.

Note: Licence to own a sword required in State of Victoria, Australia.

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