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Boer War Vintage Her Majesty's Reserve Regiment (HMRR) of Lancers QVC Field Cap / Collar Badge

An all ranks late Victorian South African War bi / metal die cast field cap / collar badge (they wore the same size in the cap and collar ) with four dark toned original loops to the reverse. A Victorian crown above the letters "RR" backed by a pair of crossed cavalry lances, above a title scroll, "Lancers". White metal to lower half of lance pennons. In very good condition (one loop slightly sprung, but from its base - see photo - but still fully functional).

K&K Vol 1 No 1127 refers.

D80.3

Code: 61146Price: 55.00 GBP


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Boer War 57th Company (Buckinghamshire) 15th Battalion Imperial Yeomanry

Large letter three piece brass slouch hat / shoulder title insignia with original loops to each part. In very good condition.

F55.15

Code: 61037Price: 95.00 GBP


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Boer War vintage 4th Battalion Imperial Yeomanry ( I.Y. ) triangular cloth slouch hat badge

Embroidered red on blue/purple triangular felt. Circa 7.5cm across. Pre 1908. No moth, tears or wear. Scarce.

The 4th Battalion Imperial Yeomanry served in South Africa during the Boer War, initially in Orange Free State, and comprised of the following companies:

6th ( Staffordshire ) Company, raised 1900
7th ( Leicestershire ) Company, raised 1900
8th ( Derbyshire ) Company, raised 1900
28th ( Bedfordshire ) Company, raised 1900; also known as Compton's Horse; perpetuated 19 Sept 1901 by Bedfordshire Imperial Yeomanry
41st ( Hampshire ) Company, transferred 1902 from 12th Battalion
104th ( Derbyshire ) Company, raised 1901
106th (Staffordshire) Company, raised 1901

A7.2

Code: 61019Price: 95.00 GBP


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Boer War Imperial Yeomanry scarce slouch hat rosette

A general pattern red and purple silk rosette bearing bronzed Prince of Wales's plumes with ''IY'' below on loops and blades.

The blades are very, very fragile and the one to the "I" is detached but still sitting in the rosette. Condition reflected in price.

K&K Vol 1 No 1396 refers.

F55.14

Code: 61020Price: 185.00 GBP


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Boer War - Oxfordshire Light Infantry Foreign Service Helmet Pagri Badge / Flash

A scarce embroidered white on red foreign service helmet pagri flash as worn in the 2nd Anglo - Boer War of 1899 -1902. Slight dark mark in one of the bugle string loops otherwise a lovely item without any moth damage but a real sense of age to it.

Comm GrH

Code: 60849Price:


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Boer War - Home Counties Reserve Regiment Gilding Metal Cap Badge

In very good condition with two original dark toned loops to the reverse. All the fiddly bits present and correct! Worn circa 1899 - 1902.

The QVC pattern Royal Arms badge was also worn as an arm badge by 2nd Class Warrant Officers. See Corbett p25 who confirms this in respect of forces in New Zealand.

K&K Vol 1 No 1128 refers.

F14.8

Code: 60718Price: 45.00 GBP


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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.

E58.24

Code: 60320Price: 325.00 GBP


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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.

Comm GrH

Code: 59885Price: 375.00 GBP


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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.

Comm GrH

Code: 59867Price:


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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.

D52.1

Code: 59783Price: 120.00 GBP

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