Original Royal Navy HMS Africa unofficial main gun tampion
Unofficial as the badge pre dates the standardisation of all Royal Navy badges that came into effect in 1919 . After 1919 the badges and tampion’s were standardised and all the same pattern, prior to this a ship could have a variety of different badges at any one time
HMS Africa was a pre-dreadnought battleship
Built by Chatham Dockyard
She was the penultimate ship of the King Edward VII class
During WWl HMS Africa was attached to the 9th Cruiser Squadron for service in the Atlantic Patrol and for convoy escort duties
A very rare , striking and collectable mounted main armament gun tampion
48cm x 38cm
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We have been the World’s largest dealers in these original Royal Navy artefacts for over twenty years now, the bulk of our stock coming directly from invitation by the Royal Navy and the Royal Navy Museum in Portsmouth Dockyard.
In a market full of souvenirs & fakes, we are are proud to present to you these, the ‘Real McCoy,’ in which to confidently invest, and wholeheartedly enjoy
We have the largest stocks of original Royal Navy ships badges and tampions , if you can not find the ship you are after please email us.
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