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54th Shropshire Militia Large Pattern Other Ranks Open Back Button - Firmin
Circa 21mm in diameter, original fixed shank, maker marked Firmin & Sons London. A pewter other ranks button in superb condition for age. Worn circa 1833 - 1855.
The War Office issued a Circular Letter (H.O.51/33) dated Whitehall 30th April 1833, which fixed the Militia Battalion Order of Precedence giving the Shropshire Battalion the No 54. This order held good until 1855.
Code: 61260Price: 65.00 GBP
3rd Volunteer Battalion (VB) Gloucestershire Regiment - Three Patterns of the Large Button
A white metal, bras and bronzed version. Each circa 24mm in diameter, with fixed shanks, two of the three maker marked PEARSON & HUGGINS BRISTOL and the brass one with ablank reverse (these particular buttons are only found to this manufacturer). All in very good condition. HQ Bristol. Became 6th Battalion (TF) in 1908.
Code: 61226Price: 55.00 GBP
Chromed 8th (Territorial) Hampshire Regiment Cap Badge, Kings Crown
A chromed white metal cap badge of the 8th (territorial) battalion of The Hampshire Regiment (Isle of Wight Rifles) with original slider fastening. Apparently the chromed version is reputed to have been worn by the island's cadet corps (T. Woods). In very good condition. Scarce.
K&K No 1733 &.
"The Military Insignia of Hampshire and The Isle of Wight" Terence Woods No 9.47 refers.
Code: 61196Price: 32.00 GBP
Royal Artillery Volunteers White Metal Large Pattern, 1881-1902
Circa 23mm in diameter, floating shank, maker marked Hobson & Sons, Lexington St, London.W. In very good condition with sharp detail.
Royal Artillery Volunteers Large Pattern White Metal Button, Pre 1881 Pattern
Circa 21mm in diameter, fixed shank, marked Treble Stand'd, Extra Rich to the reverse. In very good condition with sharp detail.
Cambridge University OTC Large Pattern Brass Button, King's Crown
Circa 24mm in diameter, floating shank, blank reverse. In very good condition. Post 1908.
Code: 61085Price: 8.00 GBP
4th (Cambridge University) Volunteer Battalion The Suffolk Regiment Large White Metal Button, King's Crown
Circa 25mm in diameter with fixed shank, and maker marked " Samuel Brothers Ld London " on the reverse. Post 1902.
Code: 61084Price: 10.00 GBP
QVC Victorian Cambridge University Rifle Volunteers Large White Metal Button
Large pattern white metal QVC 2nd ( Cambridge University ) Rifle Volunteer Corps re designated the 4th ( Cambridge University ) Volunteer Battalion the Suffolk Regiment in 1887, circa 24mm in diameter with fixed shank, and maker marked " Samuel Brothers Ld London " on the reverse.
Code: 61083Price: 12.00 GBP
University of London OTC Officer Training Corps Large Pattern Brass Button, King's Crown pre 1952
Circa 224mm in diameter, fixed shank, maker marked Hobson & Sons (London) Ltd. King's crown. It depicts the badge of this officer's training corps on the button. In very good condition. Pre 1952. Not often encountered.
See item 55435 for the medium pattern button.
Code: 61082Price: 10.00 GBP
Shrewsbury School OTC Large Pattern Brass Button, King's Crown.
Circa 25mm in diameter, fixed shank, maker marked JR Gaunt & Son Ltd, London Engld. In very good condition. Pre 1952. Scarce.
Button design as per cap badge, see K&K Vol 2 No 2682.
Code: 61081Price: 16.00 GBP
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