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Irish Guards Pipers White Metal Caubeen Badge Star

A large white metal die struck star of the Order of St Patrick with two original loops to the reverse as worn by the Irish Pipers of the Irish Guards, Household Division. In very good condition with sharp detail. Looks post WW2 in style of manufacture: nickel /gilt finish.

F55.6(1)

Code: 61032Price: 40.00 GBP


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Leicestershire Regiment White Metal Indian Mess Servants Badge

A kings crown die cast white metal Indian mess servants pagri / turban badge with two original loops to the reverse, most probably of UK manufacture. It comprises the intertwined letters " LR " surmounted by a crown. Circa 4cm all. Scarce.

F41.1

Code: 61021Price: 55.00 GBP


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Gloucestershire ( Glosters ) Regiment Other Ranks Bimetal ( Festubert pattern) Back Badge

Die struck Bi-metal or Festubert pattern Other Ranks Back Badge with original slider. Nicely toned with sharp detail. This variety worn circa 1888 - 1914 and then reintroduced 1918 - 1935. Circa 3cm in diameter. See the Pagri version listed separately below.

Comm BP

Code: 60796Price: 35.00 GBP


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Gloucestershire ( Glosters ) Regiment Other Ranks Bimetal ( Festubert pattern) Back Badge for wear in the Sun Helmet Pagri band

Die struck Bi-metal or Festubert pattern Other Ranks Back Badge with original long slider for wear in the puggaree or pagri. Nicely toned with sharp detail. This variety worn circa 1888 - 1914 and reintroduced 1918 - 1935. This version is compared with the usual pattern listed above. The slider is considerably longer, 4.5cm in length versus 3cm. Circa 3cm in diameter. Scarce.

Comm BP

Code: 60795Price: 65.00 GBP


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Gloucestershire ( Glosters ) Regiment Officers Gilt Back Badge - Variety Worn on the 1881-1914 Pattern Blue Cloth and White Foreign Service Helmets

Circa 3cm in wide and 2.9cm tall with two original loops to the reverse. Gilt bright and in very good condition. Commemorates the regiment's back to back action at Alexandria in 1801.

K&K Vol 1 no 635 refers.

Comm BP

Code: 60785Price:


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The East Surrey Regiment (31st & 70th Foot) Other Ranks Edwardian Issue Bi-Metal Cap Badge

An earlier pattern badge with two original lugs to the reverse and six expansion / braising / sweat holes to the reverse. A great badge with sharp detail, some twisting to lugs. Circa 4.2cm tall. Evidence of feet to base of one lug, which just goes to show that as with all rules there are exceptions as this is a period badge with period and original lugs.

K&K Vol 1 No 640 refers.

See item 60054 for the Victorian flat topped pattern crown.

E67.17

Code: 60743Price: 18.00 GBP


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The Royal Fusiliers Regiment (City of London Regiment) (7th Foot) - Small Pattern Other Ranks Brass Cap Badge

A Victorian issue cap / collar badge with two original brass toned loops to the reverse. Churchill confirms that this small pattern badge, which was also worn as a collar, was latterly fitted with a slider for wear on the Broderick cap 1898-1905 (p42 of the "History of The British Army Infantry Collar Badge" refers). Some polishing to highpoints otherwise in good condition.

K&K Vol 1 No 596 refers.

F14.39

Code: 60725Price: 16.00 GBP


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The Royal Irish Rifles ( 83rd & 86th Foot) - Other Ranks Imperial Crown Blackened Brass Metal Cap Badge, 1902 - 1913 only

A good blackened brass metal die struck cap badge with original slider to the reverse. Worn in black until 1913, and in white metal thereafter. Scarce.

K&K Vol 1 No 690 refers.

F23.1

Code: 60016Price: 18.00 GBP

Code: 60679Price: 45.00 GBP


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The Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) (42nd & 73rd Foot) - King's Crown Lacesset Spelling

A very nice crisp die struck Imperial King's crown cap badge with sharp detail and two original lugs to the reverse (slight twisting from wear). Nicely shaped to fit TOS. This version with the motto spelling "Lacesset" as opposed to the alternative version found "Lacessit". As is the case with all Black Watch badges there appears to be an inability to settle on the correct spelling of this word in the motto. As worn 1902 - 1936. In very good condition.

K&K Vol 1 No 656 refers.

D71.2

Code: 60263Price: 15.00 GBP


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74th Highlanders Undress Plaid Brooch - later 2nd Battalion The Highland Light Infantry (HLI)

An attractive and scarce 74th (Highlanders) Regiment of Foot (later 2nd Battalion HLI) undress plaid brooch as worn between 1849-1881 nickel silver (no hallmark) with the Indian Elephant and scroll bearing battle honour Assaye. Very good condition with minor service wear. Original pin and C clasp, strong and functional. Circa 7.5cm in diameter.

The 74th Regiment, the Second Battalion of The Highland Light Infantry, greatly distinguished itself in India, particularly at the storming of Seringapatam, and later, under Sir Arthur Wellesley, it was present at his first great victory at Battle of Assaye, 23 September 1803, when every Officer present, save one, was either killed or wounded.

Coll.

Code: 60256Price: 275.00 GBP

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