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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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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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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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
29th Battalion (Irish Horse) Imperial Yeomanry (IY) Other Ranks Brass Cap Badge
Scarce brass cap badge with correct solid construction with 4 of 4 original loops to reverse. Slight stain to one shamrock otherwise in very good condition. Circa 1900 - 1908.
K&K Vol1 1405 refers.
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Oxfordshire Light Infantry Other Ranks Boer War Period Cut Down Pagri Pugaree Sun Helmet Flash
Cut down from the shoulder epaulette and edged with a white border. Heavily woven white on scarlet, some edge wear removed from uniform. Circa 4.5cm square. As worn from 1900 - 1908 on the pugaree. Rare. Note: The reference to Buckinghamshire was not added until 1908.
1st Battalion Essex Regiment Boer War Made Souvenir Large Silk Handkerchief
In exceptional condition for age, and printed on the finest silk. Made in Maritzburg, South Africa, with dates of engagements up to 26th February 1901. Folded, but clean and in lovey condition with no foxing, damage or repairs. The very slightest blemish on one border, otherwise it is as good as the day it was made. Large at 20 inches square. Some enterprising printer has targeted the soldiers ... read more
Boer War Vintage Imperial Yeomanry Slouch Hat / Shoulder Title
Separate brass letters but matching, on retaining brass backing plate with cotter pin. Letters circa 2.1cms tall. Some service wear to letters.
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Boer War Peace Medallion - Tynemouth ( Northumberland ) Friendly Society - Lord Roberts
Scarce finely cast pewter medallion in shape of Maltese cross, 38mm tall included fixed suspension ring, almost mint, never seen one in quite as good condition as this. A lovely item.