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1st (Nyasaland Battalion) King's African Rifles ( KAR ) Cast Brass Cap Badge, King's Crown
Cast brass (coppery in colour) cast badge with two small original lugs to the reverse. In very good condition. Circa 4.4cm tall.
Renfrew et al, Vol 1 No 428 refers.
Code: 59739Price: 20.00 GBP
Rhodesia African Rifles White Metal Cap Badge - Firmin, London
An attractive and large badge (5cm tall), finely detailed and of a very solid construction, with two original copper lugs to the reverse (North-South). Embossed FIRMIN LONDON on reverse. Some service wear to lugs.
The Rhodesian African Rifles, raised in 1940 (inheriting the traditions of the Rhodesian Native Regiment of 1916-18) and disbanded in 1981.
Renfrew el al, Vol 1 No 618 refers.
Code: 59738Price: 25.00 GBP
Royal Rhodesia Regiment Blackened Brass QEII Issue Cap Badge
Sadly one lug of two missing but has its retaining strip to hold in place the red velvet backing disc. Queen's crown and worn circa 1957 to 1972. Circa 4.5cm tall. Some wear to black finish on the high points and missing one lug. One with both lugs available for sale as item 57824.
Renfrew et al, Vol 1 No 595 refers.
Code: 59737Price: 5.00 GBP
Kenya Police Reserve Matched Pair of Brass Shoulder Titles
A matched pair, some signs of service wear and with two original tombstone style lugs to the reverse. Scarce.
Code: 59698Price: 45.00 GBP
Scarce Kings African Rifles ( KAR) Training Centre Officer's bronzed OSD Cap Badge
A die cast bronzed cap badge with two original loops to the reverse and maker marked Firmin London. Pre 1953 Crown but believed to be pre 1945. Depot was at Nakuru. Some wear to finish on the highpoints otherwise in very good condition.
Renfrew el al Vol 2 No 1788 refers.
Rare Kings African Rifles (KAR) Supply & Transport Officer 's Gilt Cap Badge
A rare Transport and Supply ( S& T ) (coys, and wings) die cast gilt officers cap badge with two original loops to the reverse and maker marked Firmin London. Pre 1940. Northern and Southern Brigades were replaced by the East African Army Service Corps in 1940. Gilt dulled otherwise in very good condition.
Renfrew el al Vol 2 No 1791 refers.
WW2 Egyptian Home Guard - Cairo Civil Defence Force Brass Cap Badge
Die cast, theatre made with original slider to the reverse. An attractive design with some signs of service wear. Renfrew et al in Volume 2 depict the Suez Canal version. This is for the country's capital Cairo.
West African Regiment Bronzed Brass Other Rank 's Cap Badge
In very good condition with no wear to bronze finish and with original slider. Circa 3.5cm tall. Worn circa 1896 - 1928.
The West African Regiment ( WAR ) was based in Sierra Leone and raised by the War Office in 1896 to defend the port. It was separate from the West African Frontier Force which came under the control of the Colonial Office. It saw service in a number of local campaigns in WW1 and was disbanded in 1928.
Code: 59587Price: 30.00 GBP
GCR / RWAFF Gold Coast Regiment, Royal West African Frontier Force Matched Pair of post 1928 shoulder titles - Dowler
A great matched post 1928 pair with two original lugs to each and each stamped with the maker's details "Wm. Dowler & Sons".
Renfrew et al, Vol 1, No 308 refers.
Code: 59586Price: 28.00 GBP
7th King 's African Rifles ( KAR ) Blackened Brass Cap Badge - Zanzibar
Cast blackened brass badge with two original lugs to the reverse. In very good condition with only minor wear to black finish. Circa 4.8cm tall. King's crown.
The 7th KAR was formed in Zanzibar in 1917 with men from the Zanzibar Armed Constabulary and the Mafia Constabulary. Post WW1, it was reduced to a company and then merged with the 6th KAR. This is a scarce badge.
Renfrew et al, Vol 1 No 442 refers.
Code: 59515Price: 65.00 GBP
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