A matched pair of gilt collar badges with a central single hexagonal fixing to the reverse of each (original loops appear to have been removed by the maker). In good bright condition. One grenade has a small horizontal scratch to the centre of grenade. Scarce.
Renfrew et al Vol 1 No 1359 refers.
Officer quality shoulder title with two small loops to the reverse. Slight twist to one lug. In excellent condition.
This pattern not listed in Renfrew, volumes 1 or 2.
See item 62191 for the unit's cap badge.
A good large die-stamped bi-metal example, two part construction, crown with usual strengthening bars to reverse as found on with this particular badge. Imperial crowned Maltese cross, the arms overlaid with a white metal four part scroll inscribed “Royal Malta Militia MDCCC”. All three toned copper loops and four braising /sweat holes to reverse. Brass dark toned, one loop bent but functional otherwise in very good condition. Circa 9.8cm tall. Scarce.
Renfrew et al, Vol 1, No 1347 refers.
Die cast in brass gilding metal with two original loops to the reverse. Circa 1953 - 1957 only. Circa 4.1cm tall. Not listed in either Renfrew et al, Volume 1 or 2. Possibly an officer or Senior NCO issue as I have previously sold a brass only version (see item 59585).
I was contacted by an expat soldier who wore this pattern in 1956 with 76 Federal Field Squadron (later 1st Engineer Squadron).
Die cast in brass gilding metal with two original loops to the reverse. Circa 4.1cm tall. This version has all the text in Malay. Slight stain to garter scroll otherwise in very good condition.
An attractive badge with a bird (a Tern) to centre flying above a globe in white metal within a brass circlet Federation Signals below a Malay Crown. Motto scroll below is in English and Malay "Swift and Sure". Not found this in either volume of Renfrew et al. An attractive design, die cast and of two part construction, in very good condition with two original small brass loops to the reverse. Rare. Of Malayan interest.
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which confirms that this badge had the term facing the wrong way in error and was worn 1955 - 1972.
A scarce Singapore Royal Engineers (Volunteers) ERII ORs brass gilding metal cap badge. Die-stamped crowned title circlet resting in wreath of laurel that carries a large letter " V " above the motto scroll. with original slider stamped JR Gaunt London (no full stop). In unissued condition. Period of wear 1953 - 1963 only.
Renfrew et al Vol 1 No 742 refers.
Shoulder title worn by Singapore Technical Corps circa 1930 to 1942. This was a uniformed formation of civilian specialists that assisted the armed forces during times of emergency. Lugs have been crudely soldered on. These do not look like replacements, but rather suggest an item of local manufacture. Circa 4.2cm wide and 1.3cm tall.
Renfrew et al, Vol 2, No 1964 refers.
Cast in brass with a gilt finish, with two original lugs to the reverse. A cracking pair of collar badges. Good quality and scarce. Worn 1915 - 1936 only.
Renfew et al, Nos 764 & 765 refer.
In good condition on original slider stamped Firmin London. Formed in 1958, It is formed as a standard light infantry battalion with a Headquarters Company and three rifle companies. Of these, two are made up of regular soldiers and the other is a reserve unit.
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