Original WW1 1914-1916 Special Constables Brassard, Manchester City Police, with Badge 'Special Constable 71' & Buckle. Sn 10667:2 - 10667:2Original WW1 1914-1916 Special Constables Brassard, Manchester City Police , with Badge 'Special Constable 71' and Buckle. During WW1 Chief Constables placed posters in the area to recruit any loyal men over the age of 21 years to volunteer as Special Constables for the duration of the war. They were issued with Brassard's (armbands) to be worn when on duty. This brassard is in very nice condition and has a cloth 15" long armband with a sewn on nickel buckle at one end and a brass 'Special Constable' slid on over loops badge with "7" in the centre. The metal badge has "Hiatt & Co B'ham" stamped on the bottom front edge. This is a very nice example. The price includes Uk delivery.