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WW1 - Scarce Black Watch (The Royal Highlanders ) NCOs Bi-Metal Glengarry Badge
Of three piece construction, the Wee Jimmy / St Andrew to the middle appears to be silver plated, star in white metal star with short scrolls, bronzy brass centre and sphinx. Two original lugs to rear. Lacessit spelling. Worn circa 1902 - 1937. Circa 7.6cm tall.
K&K Vol 1 No 657 refers.
Code: 60377Price: 70.00 GBP
WW1 Tyneside Scottish ( 20th, 21st, 22nd, 23rd and 29th Battalions Northumberland Fusiliers ) 2nd pattern White Metal Cap Badge, introduced April 1915
Scarce and original white metal cap badge (with the more lion like looking lion) in good condition with original brooch pin to the reverse. As worn in WW1 by 20th , 21st , 22nd , 23rd and 29th (Service) Battalions, The Northumberland Fusiliers ( Tyneside Scottish ). This badge has a very high finish and looks to have been silver plated and is not the dull flat white metal normally encountered.
Col . D Wood No 448 refers.
Code: 60252Price: 75.00 GBP
WW1 9th Battalion Hampshire Regiment ( Cyclists ) Brass Cap Badge
In very good condition with original slider.
Code: 60251Price: 45.00 GBP
Royal Dublin Fusiliers ( RDF) ( 102nd & 103rd Foot) Bi-metal cap badge
WW1 era cap badge with original slider to the reverse and with four sweat / braising / expansion holes. Shows minor signs of being worn but in good condition with sharp detail. Gaylor claims there was also an all brass economy version. The regiment was disbanded in 1922.
K&K Vol 1 No 702 refers.
WW1 38th / 39th / 40th / 42nd Jewish Battalions, The Royal Fusiliers Officers OSD Cap Badge - Blades
An officer's service dress bronze die cast cap badge with 2 original blades to reverse. In good condition.
Raised in 1917 as part of Kitchener's Army, the badge depicts the Menorah, the ceremonial seven branched candlestick with the Hebrew motto 'Kadimah' ( Eastward) below.
K&K Vol 1 No 1145 refers.
Code: 60241Price: 225.00 GBP
WW1 Pals - 11th Lonsdale (Service) Battalion, The Border Regiment Brass Cap Badge - Gaunt Tablet
A WWI brass cap badge with two original loops and a genuine maker's tablet (a thin one) with the details for JR Gaunt London to the reverse. Worn by the 11th (Lonsdale) Service Battalion Border Regiment which was one of the Pals Battalions of Kitchener's Army. In very good condition with no damage. Much reproduced, it is hard to find a genuine pattern of this badge. Rare.
WW1 Chinese Labour Corps ( CLC ) Cap Badge - Blade Fixings
A thin bronzed brass die struck badge with four original tabs to the reverse. As with most blades I would not recommend opening these up as they can become brittle with age. Almost black in colour, I personally would not attempt to clean it up. Rare.
The Chinese Labour Corps were a force of workers recruited by the British government in WW1 to free troops for front line duty by performing support work and manual labour.
Code: 59779Price: 175.00 GBP
The 8th (Cylist) Battalion The Essex Regiment Bi-Metal Cap Badge
A really good example with original slider to reverse and three braising / expansion holes to the reverse of the scroll. Seeded pattern to base of scroll below the sphinx (no battle honour Egypt, as worn by the 8th Cyclists. This unit was formed in 1911.
Code: 59700Price: 40.00 GBP
WW1 Original White Metal Cap Badge to the Guards Machine Gun Battalion - Slider
A WW1 issue die struck cap badge worn only 1917-18 by the Guards Machine Gun Battalion with original slider. much reproduced, this is a genuine example. Some service wear to crown, bullet ends and slider bent from wear. Some red added to the rose. A good stiff badge, well made, with good old yellow solder runs. Circa 5cm by 5.1cm. A hard badge to come by it you are looking for the genuine item.
K&K Vol 1, No 923 refers.
WW1 Arabic Speaker Interpreter's Small Pattern Arm Badge - New Zealand pattern?
Scarce gilt brass die struck sleeve badge with two original thin copper wire fittings (n-s) to the reverse. The head of an Egyptian sphinx. Worn on the sleeve by British, Australian, New Zealand and French army personnel who were Arab speakers. This particular pattern of decoration on the headdress is illustrated in Oldham's Badges and Insignia of hte New Zealand Army, page 99 (item 10/81). Circa 30mm tall and 32mm wide. Well made, in good condition and attractive.
Code: 59150Price: 55.00 GBP
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