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National Benzole Mixture petroleum advertising large pattern badge

A scarce original circa 1940's 'National Benzole Mixture lapel badge'; chromium plated circular example depicting the Mercury's head logo in black and gold enamel, the reverse with maker's details in relief "Fattorini & Sons Ltd Bradford Works B'Ham.". Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel.
Diameter 38mm.

Code: 58697Price:


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Castrol Motor Oil advertising celluloid tin button badge

A good original circa 1960's period 'Castrol Motor Oil' advertising large green and white celluloid tin button badge bearing old style logo in red. Exceptionally good condition, complete with original pin fittings, no sign of any foxing, colours remain bright.
Diameter 33mm.

Code: 58643Price: 15.00 GBP


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Essolube Motor Oil circa 1930s promotional rubber key ring

A rare original, vunerable surviving circa 1930's rubber advertising key ring, in the form of a glass bottle of 'Essolube Motor Oil'. Very poor condition, complete with original steel ring, bendy rubber perished.
Height with ring 63mm.

Code: 58576Price: 10.00 GBP


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Essolube Motor Oil circa 1930s salesman promotional badge

A scarce original circa 1930's vintage advertising lapel badge, representing a glass bottle of 'Essolube Motor Oil' being poured into an engine, gilded brass example inlaid with red and white enamelling the reverse impressed with manufacturers details "H.W.Miller Ltd Branston St B'Ham 18" (backstamp mark 19351958). Very good condition, complete with original buttonhole horseshoe style fitting, enamel perfect except for some minor stress lines around the neck of the bottle, not unusual in this vunerable design of badge.
Length 40mm.

Code: 58575Price:


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Redex Service petrol fuel additive advertising key ring badge

A scarce original circa 1960's period 'Redex Service advertising red rubber key ring. Very good condition, colour remains bright, rubber supple, complete with brass ring.
Diameter 26mm.

Code: 58571Price: 25.00 GBP


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Redex Service petrol fuel additive advertising key ring badge

A good original circa 1960's period 'Redex advertising key ring'; in the form of a red rubber 'Redex Dispenser'. Very good condition, colour remains bright, rubber supple, complete with steel ring.
Height without ring 36mm.

Code: 58570Price: 15.00 GBP


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Michelin Man cycle tyre vintage advertising celluloid tin button badge

A good original vibrant circa 1960's period 'Michelin Tyre Man promotional badge'; large celluloid tin button example depicting Bibendum pedalling a bicycle. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, colours remain bright.
Diameter 33mm.

Code: 58561Price:


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Exide motor car batteries running man advertising badge

A scarce original circa 1950's 'Exide advertising lapel badge', silver plated circular example inlaid with vivid blue enamelling and depicting the running man symbol grasping a battery. Very good condition, complete with original buttonhole fitting, enamel perfect, minimal service wear.
Diameter 23mm.

Code: 58553Price: 18.00 GBP


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Castrol Motor Oil Promotional Badge Rare Irish Jewellery Co Ltd Dublin

A rare original circa 1950's 'Castrol Oil promotional badge'; chomium plated example inlaid with green enamel and inset with 'Patent', inscription enhanced with red translucent enamel; the reverse embossed with manufacturer's details "Irish Jewellery Co Ltd Dublin". Very good condition, no stress marks or damage to the enamel, minor surface scratches.
Width 35mm.
Height 16mm.

Code: 58440Price:


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Albert Champion AC Spark Plug miniature advertising badge

A scarce original circa 1960's 'AC Spark Plug' gilt promotional lapel badge in the form of a miniature spark plug inlaid with black and white enamel. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, enamel perfect.
Height 29mm.

Code: 58439Price:


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AeroShell Aviation Oil Aircraft Petrol c.1930 promotional badge

A good original circa 1930's 'AEROSHELL promotional lapel badge'; small gilded brass and enamel example depicting the pre-war 'Shell Oil' logo resting within a stylized pair of yellow enamel wings, title below 'AeroShell', the reverse impressed in relief with maker's details "Fattorini Bradford Works Birmingham" (Fattorini half obscured by the fitting). Very good condition, retaining original buttonhole fitting, enamel intact.
Height 11mm.

Code: 58404Price:


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Shell Oil Company Aircraft Petrol c.1950 promotional pin badge.

A scarce original circa 1950's 1960's period 'Shell Oil Company promotional badge'; large gilded brass example bearing embossed red enamel "SHELL" title; the reverse with maker's details "JRGaunt London" in relief. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, enamel perfect.
Height 28mm.

Code: 58401Price:


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National Brand Petrol Shell-Mex BP Ltd service with a smurf badge

A scarce original circa 1960's 'National Petrol promotional key ring badge'; large square double sided plastic encased example depicting the stylised 'Mercury head logo' in yellow, blue and white, the reverse depicting the 'Smurf' logo by the Belgian comics artist Peyo in 1958, with caption " Service With a Smurf ". Good condition, complete with original fittings, colour remains bright, surface scratches and cracks.
Size 41 x 41mm.

Code: 58372Price: 15.00 GBP


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Castrol Motor Oil advertising badge circa 1940 by Butler

A good original circa 1940's 'Castrol Oil promotional badge'; chomium plated example bearing red enamel script on green backing; the reverse impressed with manufacturer's details " Butler B'Ham". Good condition, complete with original pin fittings, enamel loss to letter 't'. Price reflects.
Width 32mm.
Height 13mm.

Code: 58371Price: 15.00 GBP


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National Benzole Mixture circa 1950s Promotional key fob badge

A good original pre-1960 'National Benzole Super promotional key fob badge'; chromium plated example displaying Mercury's head within gold enamel title surround. Very good condition, enamel perfect, leather key ring now absent.
Height 35mm.

Code: 58011Price:


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Castrol Motor Oil promotional badge circa 1950s by J.R.Gaunt

A good original circa 1950's 'Castrol Oil promotional badge'; chomium plated example inlaid with green enamel and inset with 'Patent', inscription enhanced with red translucent enamel; the reverse impressed with manufacturer's details "J.R.Gaunt London". Very good condition, no stress marks or damage to the enamel.
Width 33mm.
Height 13mm.

Code: 57887Price:


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National Benzole Super petrol key fob badge.

A good original pre-1960 'National Benzole Super promotional key fob badge'; chromium plated example displaying a silhouette of Mercury's head edged in black within gold enamel title surround. Very good condition, enamel perfect, leather key ring now absent.
Height 35mm.

Code: 57729Price:


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National Benzole Mixture promotional petroliana badge.

A good original pre-1960 'National Benzole Mixture promotional badge'; chromium plated example made from a key fob, depicting the Mercury's head logo in black and gold enamel. Good condition, complete with additional brass pin fitting, enamel intact, a few minor surface scratches.
Height 32mm.

Code: 57728Price:


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National Benzole Mixture key ring badge Fields Garages Chichester

A good original pre-1960 'National Benzole Mixture promotional key ring'; celluloid circular example depicting the Mercury's head logo in black and gold transfer, the reverse inscribed "Field's Garages Ltd, 31-32 South Street Chichester Telephone Number Chichester 2605". Very good condition, colour remains bright, complete with chromium plated steel key ring showing signs of rust.
Diameter 28mm.

During the late 1950s Benzole was pronounced to be hazardous to health, its anti-knocking properties as a fuel ingredient were no longer so important for the smooth running of engines, since various additives including tetraethyl lead were now routinely included in refined petroleum, therefore from the early 1960s onwards National sold only petrol.

Code: 57727Price: 18.00 GBP


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Duckhams Motor Oil Teardrop key ring badge.

A good original circa 1970's green tinted perspex example in the form of a teardrop of oil, displayed on one side an oil can inscribed "Duckhams 15/W50 Hypergrade Motor Oil" on the other a motor engine. Very good condition, complete with original keyring and chain.
Height 50mm.

Code: 57601Price: 12.00 GBP

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