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Malay States Volunteer Rifles Bi-Metal Collar Badge
A small collar badge with sharp detail, two original loops and three braising / sweet holes to the reverse of scroll. Worn 1902 - 1921 only. The badge was changed to read Regiment as opposed to Rifles in 1921. In excellent condition. Scarce.
Renfrew et al Vol ! No 755 refers.
Royal Malta Artillery Militia Pair of Matched Gilt Brass Collar Badges
A matched pair of gilt collar badges with an original central single hexagonal fixing to the reverse of each. In good bright condition. One grenade has a small horizontal scratch to centre of grenade. Scarce.
Renfrew et al Vol 1 No 1359 refers.
Code: 59671Price: 45.00 GBP
South Pacific - Fiji Artillery Gilding Metal Full Size Cap Badge - Dowler
A QEII issue brass gilding metal full size cap badge with original slider to the reverse and maker marked Dowler Birmingham. In very good condition. Worn until
Renfrew et al Vol 2 No 2223 refers.
Code: 59653Price: 55.00 GBP
Rare Federation of Malaya Engineers Brass Cap Badge
Brass metal with two original loops to the reverse. Slight truncation to one of the sword tips at top of badge otherwise in very good condition. Circa 1953 - 1957 only. Circa 4.2cm tall. Not listed in either Renfrew et al, Volume 1 or 2. Rare.
Sold to Tony who wore this pattern in 1956 with 76 Federal Field Squadron (later 1st Engineer Squadron).
Scarce Federation of Malaya Home Guard / National Service Badge, circa 1948 - 1957
Malaysian National Service Home Guard badge Die-stamped chrome with painted flag Original pin back. Some damage to painted enamel finish on flag, some rubbing to chrome finish and c clasp a bit squashed but still functional. Damage reflected in price.
These were worn by the local HG villagers armed with shotguns etc., and the badge was worn on their everyday clothes.
A laurel wreath enclosing strap inscribed “Jawatan Perkhidmatan”, within the strap the Malaysian flag. Above the strap, joining the tops of the wreath, a scroll inscribed “National Service”, below the wreath a scroll inscribed “Home Guard”.
The Federation of Malaya was a federation of 11 states (nine Malay states and two of the British Straits Settlements, Penang and Malacca) that existed from 31 January 1948 until 16 September 1963. The Federation became independent on 31 August 1957.
Code: 59584Price: 35.00 GBP
Ceylon Armoured Corps Bi-Metal Cap Badge
A gilding metal badge with white metal overlays, with two original loops to the reverse. Sharp detail and in very good condition. The badge depicts their association with the Queen's Dragoon Guards. Worn 1958 - 1972. Scarce.
With formation of the Ceylon Army, a cavalry arm was considered and to this end the 1st Reconnaissance Squadron was established on October 10, 1955 under the command of Major (later General) D. S. Attygalle, LVO who would go on to become the commander of the Sri Lankan Army. With its expansion to a formation reconnaissance regiment in 1958, thus becoming the Ceylon Armoured Corps and the first armoured unit of the Ceylon Army. The 1st Reconnaissance Regiment became allied to and inherited the traditions of the Queen's Dragoons Guards of the British Army. The regimental headquarters was moved from Echelon Barracks to Rock House Army Camp in Colombo in 1957, which it still occupies.
The CAC was deployed on several occasions in the 1950s and 1960s on flood relief and internal security operations. It was deployed for combat operations during the 1971 Insurrection against the JVP first in Kurunegala and thereafter in Anuradhapura. When Sri Lanka became a republic in 1972, the CAC became the Sri Lanka Armoured Corps.
Code: 59538Price: 65.00 GBP
Royal Malta Artillery Other Ranks Bi-Metal Cap Badge, King's Crown
A good scarce die stamped bi-metal example, worn circa 1902-53. Slider and strengthening bar and braising holes to the reverse. Probably a replacement slider but neatly done.
Code: 59406Price: 30.00 GBP
WW2 The Cyprus Regiment Brass Cap Badge
A die struck brass example worn circa 1940-50. Original slider to the reverse. Some verdigris to reverse and front edges of the base of the crown.
A war raised regular unit, raised in early 1940; it saw service in France, Greece, North Africa and Italy. It disbanded 31st March 1950. The Regiment also saw some post-war served in Palestine.
Renfrew et al Vol 1 No 1376 refers.
Code: 59354Price: 25.00 GBP
Matched Pair of WW2 Singapore Brass Shoulder Titles
A nice pair of WW2 brass Singapore shoulder titles with two original small loops to the reverse. Circa 5.2cm wide and 1cm tall. Minor service wear otherwise in very good condition. Scarce.
Renfrew et al, Vol 1 No 753 refers.
Code: 58884Price: 40.00 GBP
West Indies - Barbados Regiment White Metal Cap Badge
An extremely attractive and scarce cap badge (post 1948 issue), well made in white metal to the Defence Force of the Caribbean Commonwealth island of Barbados. Two original lugs (east -west). Slight polishing to finer high points, but about 9 out of 10 condition-wise. 5.1cm across and 5cm high.
Barbados only has a population of about 250,000 and the island gained its independence from Britain in 1966.
Code: 58883Price: 30.00 GBP
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