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RAVC Airborne Parachute Qualified Officers Bullion Beret Badge QEII Issue
Removed from beret, glue traces to reverse. In good condition colours bright and without damage / moth. Circa 5.1cm tall including maroon airborne coloured backing felt. Now how many Royal Army Veterinary Corps officers got to wear a red beret? I suspect not that many. QEII issue. Scarce.
Code: 60408Price: 55.00 GBP
FRANCE - WW2 Free French Small Gilt Brass Shoulder Title
Officer quality shoulder title in both terms of gilt finish and small size. Some service wear to gilt to front otherwise in very good condition with two original lugs to the reverse. Circa 4.2cm wide and 1cm tall. I cannot imagine that No1 Troop of 10 Commando wore other than cloth versions on their battledress, so more likely to have been issued to HQ staff of the Free French Forces based in London. Any information welcome. Scarce.
Airborne Wandeltochte Police Sports Association Renkum souvenir medal - Commemorating the Liberation of the Netherlands September 1944
A good original early pattern 'Airborne Walking Tour bronze participants medal', the obverse displaying an embossed Pegasus emblem and suspended from a silk maroon ribbon. Very good condition. Circa 27mm in diameter.
The annual Airborne Walking Tour was started in 1947 to honour those who fought for the liberation of the Netherlands in the September 1944. It is a tribute to the 1,700 and more British and Polish parachutist soldiers who died and were buried in the Battle of Arnhem at the Airborne Cemetery in Oosterbeek, Netherlands.
Army Commando Royal Engineers Officer 's Bullion Cap Badge - Green Backing
In unissued condition, circa 5.6cm tall. Worn by units of the Army 24 Commando Royal Engineer Regiment HQ North Devon. Worn by officers of the 54, 56 and 59 Squadrons and 131 T.A. Volunteers, the latter HQ in London. The classic RE grenade in gold bullion on green background signifying a Commando.
Code: 60182Price: 16.00 GBP
GQ Parachutist Qualification - Gregory & Quilter Company Parachute Badge - RAF, Para & Free French
A Gregory & Quilter Parachute Company silver plated winged parachute canopy GQ badge depicting a parachutist, the slightly smaller slim wings inlaid with an orange red enamelling, the reverse impressed ' G.Q.' and ' Parachutist '. Original tube joint pin fitting and flat rolled catch. Enamel in good condition. Circa 3.7cm wide.
The GQ Parachutist badge was given by the 'Gregory & Quilter Company' to those who had completed parachute training using their particular parachutes.
Code: 60181Price: 40.00 GBP
Special Air Service ( SAS ) Special Forces matched bronze collar badges
A die stamped bronze pair of collar badges to the Special Air Service. With two original loops on each to the reverse.
Churchill & Westlake Ref No 276 refers.
Code: 60180Price: 35.00 GBP
Parachute Regiment Warrant Officer's Mess Dress Padded Bullion Sleeve badge, post 1953
Attractive and bright condition with maroon backing. Evidence of glue on reverse from being removed from uniform. Circa 5cm across and 4,5 cm tall.
Code: 60179Price: 12.00 GBP
Kings Own Border Regiment Matched Facing Pair of Embroidered Yellow on Green Cloth Shoulder Titles
A good matched and facing pair. A design which included a glider in deference to their WW2 Airborne exploits. Worn from 1959 onwards. A small tear hole to top of backing cloth on one of them otherwise in good condition.
Code: 60178Price: 28.00 GBP
Staffordshire Regiment Brass Glider Arm Badge on original backing plate
Brass glider with two original lugs on original backing plate with black felt edging to glider.
With the amalgamation of The South Staffordshire Regiment with The North Staffordshire Regiment (The Prince of Wales's) in 1959, the arm badge continued in wear on the upper right arm by the new Staffordshire Regiment ( The Prince of Wales's), but with a black felt edging - the facings colour of the North Staffs. In very good condition.
Code: 60177Price: 35.00 GBP
Scarce WW2 Border Regiment Matched Pair of Cloth Embroidered Shoulder Titles
An original pair of these iconic titles associated with the 1st Battalion the Border Regiment who were air-landed landed at Arnhem as part of the 1st Airborne Division.
Removed from uniform with some wear to edges, bits missing and one tear to purple felt backing (see photos). Two part construction with yellow on green, which is then stitched in yellow stitching to the purple backing.
Code: 60176Price: 85.00 GBP
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