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Boer War - South African Imperial Light Infantry (ILI) Slouch Hat Sheet Brass Badge - Maker Marked List Bros
War raised unit, 1899 - 1901 only. Very heavily engaged at Spion Kop with severe casualties. Sheet brass mounted on a bar with wire loops and maker marked List Bros. Some initials T A have been neatly scratched to the reverse of the bar. Unlike the Imperial Light Horse which has an existence post Boer War, this unit was hostilities only. A rare item. Exceptionally rare with a maker's mark. the Initials also means there is a possibility of attribution to hte original owner. They do not come better.
Code: 60320Price: 325.00 GBP
South Africa Boer War Vintage - Imperial Light Horse ( ILH ) Embroidered Cloth Shoulder Title
A rare hand woven title, removed from uniform. Some bluetack traces to reverse otherwise in very good condition for age. Raised in 1899.
Code: 59885Price: 375.00 GBP
North Staffordshire Regiment Pagri Regimental Embroidered Cloth Flash
A rare and early item for wear on the pagri, embroidered on black background. Both ends of the fold torn about 50% of the way in but does not affect the badge itself and could be invisibly mended from behind. Most probably WW1 vintage or earlier. Circa 7cm tall and 6cm wide when folded.
Code: 59867Price: 85.00 GBP
Rough Riders IY - The City of London Imperial Yeomanry ( Rough Riders ) Brass Sheet Cut One Piece Shoulder Title / Slouch hat Badge
Scarce sheet brass slouch hat badge / shoulder title. The pattern of the shoulder title but cut from sheet brass in Boer War style. Theatre made, neatly cut from brass sheet with two contemporary thin loops soldered to the reverse. In good condition and scarce. Most likely made during Boer War for wear slouch hat as well as a shoulder title. This regiment was raised on 1901.
Westlake No 335 refers.
Code: 59783Price: 120.00 GBP
Boer War Period R.W.F. Royal Welsh Fusiliers Cut Down Pagri Badge
White on scarlet, a bit grubby, most likely a Victorian shoulder title cut down for wear on pagri. Scarce.
Code: 59177Price: 165.00 GBP
Pro Boer Republic Transvaal / Orange Free State Art Postcard - Kruger & Joubert
Postally used, posted in 1899 from Zurich, Switzerland. Unable to translate message or address, but card is in excellent condition, especially as it has been posted. The Swiss stamp has some minor wear to top border. Scarce.
Code: 58969Price: 45.00 GBP
Boer Cover 21st May 1900 from Cape of Good Hope to POW in Green Point Camp
Envelope (no contents) from Beaufort West, C.G.H, ( Cape of Good Hope ) some 480km North East of Cape Town, to a Prisoner of War, M. Smuts, located in Tent 98 at the Green Point Track Camp. It has been censored and back stamped, G.P.O. Capetown 22 My 00. Slight tear to bottom right corner, otherwise in very good condition and very scarce.
Code: 58968Price: 65.00 GBP
Boer War POW Currency - Green Point Track Camp - 5 Shillings Paper Canteen Note
In uncirculated condition, orange brown ( bistre - brown) colour. For use in the prison camp canteen. Five Shillings Sterling.
Produced by the POW Camp Manager for use by Boers incarcerated at the Green Point Track (Cape Town racecourse today). They were only to be used for purchases in the prison canteen.
The 4 values were 1/-, 2/-, 5/- grey and 5/- bistre-brown (the latter offered for sale here). They had a blank reverse.
Code: 58967Price: 85.00 GBP
Boer War Prisoner of War ( POW ) Cover - Krugersdorp 6 Mar 1902, Portuguese interest?
This has been addressed to a camp in the Transvaal, but the language is not English but Portuguese and there appears to be reference to ' Lisboa ' ( Lisbon ) in the address. It has seen a lot of wear and is creased, torn and fragile. Probably intended for a captured Portuguese fighter on the Boer's side. Interesting over stamped ZAR stamps with E.R.I. for King Edward VII. Scarce.
The Portuguese Government were not supporters of the Boers as C R de Wet in Chapter 7 of his book reveals "This harbour ( Delagoa Bay ), then the only harbour in South Africa open to us, was subsequently forbidden us by the Portuguese Government, whose officials even went so far as to arrest eight hundred of our burghers (who, for want of horses, had taken refuge in Portuguese territory), and to send them to Portugal. Immediately after their arrival in the port of Lisbon the Boer internees were transported to the 6 internment camps in Portugal.
Code: 58966Price: 45.00 GBP
South African Boer War Veterans Enamel and Gilt Lapel Old Comrades Badge
Worn by veterans of the 1899 - 1902, 2nd Boer War with original horse shoe fitting for wearing in the lapel. Enamel undamaged and gilt bright (some light stains). Maker marked Fenwick, Birm ( Birmingham ) to rear. Circa 23mm in diameter.
Code: 58791Price: 25.00 GBP
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