badge, trade, British, sealed pattern, Royal Naval Reserve, Standard pattern, Postal Reserve
2x badges, 2x labels, 2x seals.
Badge: A facing pair of badges to a Chief Petty Officer of the Royal Naval Volunteer (Postal) Reserve, being a post horn below an Imperial (King's) crown, embroidered in red onto a dark blue tombstone shaped backing. On the uncut upper corners the figure 447A embroidered in red.
Label 1: Small white label on which Northern Area, Pattern, Vocab. No. 32447, R.N.V. (Postal) Reserve CPO's Badge; (32447 in top right hand corner in lieu of 447A); V.TA 16/107, 5.11.1951; Stamped: "To be embroidered with St. Edward's Crown, as separate pattern."
Reverse: Selected by: V. Stone; stamped: (top illegible) Deptford SE8, 18 Dec 195(1?).
Seal 1: Large lead disc with raised rims on one side of which RVY.
Label 2: Standard Pattern No: V32447, Specification No: UK/SC/4981, Catalogue No: 8455-99-416-5444; Designation: Badge Qual. RNR Postal Reserve CPO. LRP. ERB. Prs; Comments: Crown to be st Edwards; Approved: (initials), date of sealing: 29/9/92; Stamped: RESEALED.
Seal 2: Small lead disc with on one side a Broad Arrow.