badge, trade, British, sealed pattern, Royal Naval Reserve, Standard pattern, Coder (Special)
badge, 2x labels, 2x seals.
Badge: Sleve badge to a Royal Naval Reserve Coder, Special, being the letter S on the right-hand page of an open code book which is crossed by a downward lightning flash, all embroidered in red on a black tombstone shaped backing. On the top right uncut corner the number 32142 is embroidered in red.
Label 1: Small red-printed label, Admiralty Standard Pattern, Vocab. No.: 32142; V.TA. 16/106 of 3.6 1953; Stamped: CANCELLED.
Reverse: Selected by: V Stone; Stamped: Senior Technical Examining Officer, Royal Victoria Yard, Deptford SE8, 8 Jun 1953.
Seal 1: Large lead disc on one side of which RV(Y?).
Label 2: Standard Pattern No.: (blank), Specification No.: E (1) 110, Catalogue Number: 8455-99-135-3457 (32142); Designation: Badge qualification RNR. Coder Special. Emb: red sleeve; Approved: (Signature), Date of sealing: 22.3.71.
Seal 2: Small lead disc.