Badge, British, sealed pattern, collar, Royal Corps of Signals
2x badges, 2x labels, 2x cotter pins, 2x backing plates, flap, seal.
Badges: Facing pair of anodised aluminium collar badges to the Royal Corps of Signals, being the figure of Mercury with one foot on a globe above the globe an upward triple-folded scroll on which CERTA / CITO on the left and right segments respectively, the globe resting between two foliage sprays. Mercury and the globe silver, remainder gold. A single lug to reverse of each.
2 x pins and 2x backing plates: Two cotter pins and two brass backing plates with a single central slot all bound with the badges onto the card mount.
Label 1: Card mount: Inspectorate of Stores and Clothing; Pattern No.: 19483, Spec. No.: UK/CIC/2124D, Cat. No.: (CB 8456 scored through) 8455-99-974-2274 written in above; Badges Organization Royal Corps of Signals All Ranks AA [anodised aluminium] Gold Silver Collar; Approved: (blank), Date: 1.7.66, Authority: 54/Misc/6492/Q.
Reverse: Four production notations of 25/5/88, 17/1/90, 18/3/91, 6/5/92; 5x red sealing wax seals of a vertical cartouche on which the Shield and Crest of the Board of Ordnance and motto.
Flap: Cotton flap stapled to card mount to protect badges.
Label 2: Standard Pattern; Pattern No.: 19483, Specification No.: UK/SC/2124E, NATO Stock No.: 8455-99-974-2274; Designation: Insignia Service Soldiers Royal Signals; Comment: Aluminium Anodized Gold & Silver Shades to conform to Pattern 19508 for Gold 15456 for Silver - To be Supplied in Handed Pairs; Approved: (Signature), Date sealed: 21/2/96; Stamped: RESEALED; written in: Transferred.
Reverse: Four production notations of 26.3.96, 26/6/96. 11/11/99, 9/3/06; Stamped - Configuration Baseline 19/10/98.
Seal: Small lead disc with on one face some mostly illegible markings, one of which probably a Broad Arrow.