Boer War Vintage United South Africa Miners Patriotic Gilt Gold Prospectors Brooch Pin
Registered Design No 396342 (1902-3) to reverse. Original pin and fittings, fully functional. Design comprises a plough, pick and shovel with a 'gold nugget' on the shovel. Spade engraved 'United South Africa'. Some wear to gilt finish and scratches to the reverse otherwise in very good condition. Scarce.
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South African (SA) Boer War Veterans Enamel and Gilt Lapel Old Comrades (OCA ) Badge
Worn by veterans of the 1899 - 1902, 2nd Boer War with original horse shoe fitting for wearing in the lapel. Enamel a few slight marks but intact and gilt bright (slight touch of verdigris to right side). Maker marked Fenwick (feint stamping) / Birm ( Birmingham ) to rear. Circa 23mm in diameter. In very good condition.
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Boer War Era Royal Home Counties / Royal Northern Reserve Regiment Gilt Cap Badge
A lovely example, die struck with two original loops to the reverse. Circa 4.9cms wide and 4.8cms tall. Sharp details with all twiddly bits present and correct. QVC Crown. Pre 1902.
Worn by both Home Counties Regiment and Royal Northern Regiments.
K&K Vol 1 No 1128 refers.
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South Africa - Durban Bowling Club 1903 Dated Enamel and Gilt Pin Brooch Badge
In good condition and not something I would usually list but a good early date and UK made in Glasgow by 'A Scott Ltd'. Gilt bright and enamel intact. Original and fully functional pin fitting.
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Anglo - Boer War BMI Bethunes Mounted Infantry Brass Slouch Hat Badge
A large theatre made slouch hat badge. Circa 4.7cms wide and 2.1cms tall. Long tangs to the reverse to accommodate begin worn in a slouch hat. The smaller versions encountered have short thin round loops, synonymous with being worn as a shoulder title, but no doubt they could have been interchangeable. Slight staining, otherwise in very good condition.
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2nd Anglo-Boer War Silver Leaves Art Card - To My Dear Brother
Everlasting Silver Leaves From Table Mountain Cape Town South Africa. The silvered leaves are in good condition, with a stamped picture of army lines and blockhouses. In good overall condition and scarce. One leave looks like it has lost an edge otherwise all in good condition. "Everlasting" real leaves, certainly still good after 120 years! Rare in this condition.
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Canada - Canadian Victorian QVC Boer War Large General Service Slouch Hat Cap Badge
A large die struck in browning copper with a gilt finish, unmarked, very crisp detail, two original n-s connector style flat loops, circa 6.4cms wide (to top right corner) and 6.5 cms tall . Stain to central letter A in Canada otherwise in very good condition and complete with turned-up maple leaf stem (So the owner was not a Mason! (see thread to unravel this statement!)). Scarce.
Original Boer War Large Photograph of Trichards Boer Commando Middleburg Transvaal South Africa
A large format gloss photograph circa 8.25 inches wide and 6 inches tall, with some corner damage to two corners, minor edge damage and slight creasing. However, it is a stunningly clear photo with much interesting detail. I have not come across this image before, great view of Transvaal flag too. The text at the base of the photo states:
"Comdt Trichard & Son 12 Years of Age ... read more
Boer War - WPMR - Western Province Mounted Rifles Brass Shoulder Title
Locally made brass shoulder title, cut sheet brass with 2 loops to reverse. 4.6 cms wide and 1.4 cms tall. May also have been worn as a slouch hat badge. In good condition with some service wear.
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Anglo - Boer War Damants Horse (DH) Tigers Brass Slouch Hat Badge
A rare small Damant's Horse sheet brass theatre made slouch hat badge with two original loops the reverse. the "Tiger", being the Rimington Tigers(Guides) previously. Worn from 1901 to 1902 only. Circa 3.4cms tall.
The unit was raised in South Africa originally Rimington's Guides. They wore Leopard skin on their slouch hat, and rather incongruously were known as "Rimington's ... read more