Royal Artillery Volunteers Generic Victorian QVC Officer's silver plated busby badge & plume holder
A silver-plated example circa 1859-78. Flaming grenade, the ball of one mounted with Royal Arms over a gun resting on a scroll “Quo fas et gloria ducunt”. Reverse retains original plume holder and slider fitting. 3 of 4 retaining wires for mounted device to rear. Silver dark toned. Some signs of service wear and staining to silver plate otherwise in good condition. Worn circa 1859-1901.
T / 1 / Monmouthshire Blackened Brass One Piece Shoulder Title
One piece title with three original loops and some of black finish remaining to front as worn by this Welsh Territorial Battalion. Scarce.
Westlake No 1481 refers.
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Loyal Suffolk Hussars Other Ranks Bi-Metal Cap Badge
Die struck bi-metal cap badge with original slider and two braising / sweat holes behind the scroll. Flags flying to the left and poles slightly bent to left also.
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Singapore Guard Regiment Chromed Metal Cap Badge
Singapore Guard Regiment 1955 -1971 chromed cap badge, flat backed and with two original loops to the reverse. In great condition.
The Singapore Guard Regiment was a locally enlisted unit, forming part of the British Army and who were employed on guard and security duties
Renfrew et al, Vol 1 No 745 refers.
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NBMR (Northern Bengal Mounted Rifles) White Metal Shoulder Title
British made shoulder title with two original loops to the reverse. Appears to be silver plated. Worn circa 1889-1947. In very good condition but with some light wear to silvered finish.
The unit was originally formed in 1872 as the Northern Bengal Volunteer Rifle Corps, drawing heavily on British tea planters for recruits. In 1889 the auxiliary unit was reorganised as the N... read more
WW1 Home Front - Womens Volunteer Reserve (WVR) Bronze Cap Badge - Gaunt Tablet
Light bronze cap badge with two original loops to reverse (twisted over but still functional). Maker's tablet, JR Gaunt London to reverse. Saint George's flag superimposed on a four-pointed star. Circlet inscribed 'Efficiency is Strength'. Scroll reads 'Women's Volunteer Reserve'. Formed by the Marchioness of Londonderry.
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Canadian Militia 79th Cameron Highlanders of Canada Other Ranks Overseas Glengarry Badge
A good scarce die stamped white metal example, unusually for an early Canadian badge, fitted with a slider this is not a replacement for any previously fitted loops). Brooker illustrates this badge with the same slider - see his item 543-11-110 and attributes its manufacture to McDougall's. The lower ribbon / scroll reads 'Ullamh' ('Ready').
On 1 February 1910 the 79th Cameron ... read more
British West Indies Regiment Brass Cap Badge - Gaunt tablet
A brass cap badge to the British West Indies Regiment with 2 original loops to the reverse & maker' s tablet JR Gaunt London to the back of the crown. Worn circa 1915 - 1921. Some twisting to one lug otherwise in very good condition.
Renfrew et al, Vol 1. No 38 refers.
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2nd Battalion The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) Sergeants and Pipers White Metal Glengarry Badge
A large-pattern, die struck white metal, glengarry badge as worn by sergeants and pipers of the 2nd Battalion of The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) with two original lug fastenings (east and west) in very good condition with all the fiddly bits present and correct. Circa 79mm wide (just over 3 inches) x 67mm high.
Gaylor confirms the sergeants and 2nd Battalion pipers wore a patt... read more
2nd Battalion Band The Lincolnshire Regiment Musicians Brass Metal Foreign Helmet Pagri Badge
A die struck two-part construction brass unvoided example with two original loops (north -south) to the reverse. The centre disc is in a yellow brass and has been inserted and braised into a copper coloured brass star with King's Crown above. A reasonably large badge at circa 5.8cms tall. Initially a bit of a puzzle but as usual the BMBF came to the rescue where it is identified as the he... read more