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Victorian East Surrey Regiment Bi-Metal Cap Badge
One of the earliest regiment's to adopt a slidered cap badge ( other than for pagri use). Flat topped Victorian crown with a sweet / braising hole behind the white metal castle. In good condition.
K&K Vol 1 No 639 refers
Code: 57842Price: 28.00 GBP
Early Larger Pattern Victorian King 's Own Scottish Borderers ( KOSB ) Other Rank's white metal glengarry badge, Circa 1887-1901
A good heavy quality early pattern die stamped white metal example with three original (squeezed but functional) loops and a JR Gaunt London tablet to the reverse. In good condition but would benefit from a light clean. Circa 7.7cm tall. This is not a HPC or a converted HPC. Hard to find.
K&K Vol 1 No 626 refers.
Code: 57767Price: 60.00 GBP
Rare Victorian 44th Regiment of Foot ( Essex Regiment ) Officer 's Cross Belt Plate
A stunning quality cross belt plate worn by an officer in the 44th regiment of foot, 1st battalion the Essex Regiment.
It is of all brass three-part construction, the badge is removable from its solid brass backing plate for cleaning. It has a wreath around the outside with two circular straps on the inside naming the regiments battle honours of; Salamanca. Bladensburg. Peninsula. Ava. Waterloo and Badajoz. Above all this is Queen Victoria’s crown and below the Egyptian Sphinx.
As all the battle orders are pre the Crimean war, dating it to 1831 - 1855.
The condition is very good, the detailing on the individual pieces are crisp and clean. There is just a small amount of wear to the very high points on the crown and the Sphinx. One corner of the backing plate is slightly bent, but this is minimal and does not affect its display. No repairs or restoration anywhere on this plate.
Code: 57721Price: 495.00 GBP
South Lancashire Regiment ( Prince of Wales 's Volunteers ) OR 's White Metal Pagri Badge
Die struck white metal other ranks foreign service / sun / tropical helmet pagri badge with original brooch pin fixing and c clasp. The sphinx and Egypt honour above the title" South Lancashire "Circa 3.6cm tall and 4.3cm wide. In very good condition. Scarce.
Code: 57675Price: 95.00 GBP
The Yorkshire Regiment ( 19th Foot ) Green Howards post 1881 OR’s pagri tropical sun helmet badge
A good example with sharp detail and in very good condition with original and stout pagri pin and C clasp. Circa 4.1cm tall and 3.6cm wide. Scarce.
On hold for Rob M
Victorian Royal Scots Fusiliers Bronzed Brass Glengarry Badge
A die struck gilding metal cap badge with an attractive bronzed finish to the front, with two original dark toned loops to the reverse. Victorian crown. In very good condition with sharp detail. Circa 7.6cm tall.
Code: 57601Price: 45.00 GBP
Victorian Rifle Brigade Prince Consort's Own Field Service Cap White Metal Badge
Small die struck with two original lugs to the reverse, but now both squashed and damaged. Signs of some wear, polishing to high points and slightly bent and dark toned, but scarce. Rifle Brigade did not wear collar badges. Battle honours to Crimea only. Circa 3.2cm tall.
K&K Vol 1 No 703 refers.
Code: 57423Price: 30.00 GBP
Northumberland Fusiliers Other Ranks Brass Racoon Skin Cap Grenade Badge
A large brass racoon skin brass grenade cap badge to the Northumberland Fusiliers, with two original long loops to the reverse. Circa 9.3cm tall. A good stiff badge but with some service wear, light polishing to the detail and some bending to the loops.
K&K Vol 1 No 945 refers.
Code: 57380Price: 40.00 GBP
Victorian Black Watch ( The Royal Highlanders ) Officer 's Bi Metal Badge in form of a Dirk Belt Buckle
An unusual item in the form of a full size high quality three piece construction gilt and nickel plated officers cap badge (circa 7.5cm tall ignoring the missing star tip), which has belt fittings to the reverse and I can see no trace of prior lugs having been removed so it looks deliberately as if it has been made a a belt ornament. Maker marked to the reverse. The makers details are: R ( & H) .B. Kirkwood, 66 - 68 Thistle Street, Edinburgh (the &H is hidden under the pin). Unfortunately post manufacture, the bottom tip of the star has been neatly removed. However, I cannot say whether this was for comfort of wear or subsequent damage. Still a high quality item with a scarce maker who was making high quality Scottish insignia in the 1890s/1900s. Pre 1902. Also very minor star tip bend left tip Any further information welcome. Condition reflected in the price.
Victorian Pattern Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders ( A&SH ) White Metal Glengarry Cap Badge
Sturdy white metal example of an other ranks cap badge. "Tail Up" cap as per the earlier Victorian badges and also the more squat shape from that era. Fretted centre. Good looking badge, with two original copper lugs to the reverse, which have quite a long splayed foot, but original nonetheless.
Code: 57092Price: 35.00 GBP
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