Australian 5th Infantry Battalion Victorian Scottish Regiment Other Rank's White Metal Glengarry Badge, 1948 - 1960
A large and well made item, circa 5.2cms in diameter with two original loops (n-s) with slight twisting to bottom loop. Appears to have a silver plated finish, some dark toning to this overwise in good condition. A rampant lion on NEMO ME IMPUNE LACESSIT tri-part scroll superimposed on plain quoit. Worn circa 1948 - 1960.
Bloomer ref 380 (p56)
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Pacific Islands Regiment (PIR) Brass Gilding Metal Cap Badge, 1953 - 1975
In very good condition with two original loops, vertically positioned for wear in the slouch hat. Circa 3.1cms wide and 3.9cms tall. Britain's possessions in the South Pacific were amongst the smallest imperial holdings. Scarce.
Renfrew et al, Vol 1, No 1201 refers.
See my item 57886 for this unit's shoulder title.
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Singapore Volunteer Artillery Gilding Metal Cap Badge, QEII Issue
A die struck full size gilding metal example with original slider (slight crimp mark), QEII issue. In very good condition and scarce. Worn circa 1954 - 1963.
Renfrew et al, Vol 1 No 734 refers (but not blackened).
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WW1 13 ALH 13th Australian Light Horse Blackened Copper Cap Badge
A die struck blackened copper slouch hat badge of the 13th Australian Light Horse. Known as the "Dancing Devil" hat badge, with two original lugs (north - south), which show some wear, and much wear to black finish to front. Please note the trident spear is misshaped and bent round / squashed out of line, other than this is a good original striking of this much copied badge. The die struck... read more
Federated Malay Armed Forces Maintenance Corps Officer's Cast Bi Metal Cap Badge
A two part bi metal cast metal cap badge of riveted construction, Gilt in lovely bright condition with riveted silver plated overlay, with two original loops to the reverse. A tiger superimposed on crossed Kris and Scabbard with the 11 pointed federation star above. Circa 4.8cm tall. In lovely condition.
This unit conducted the functions equivalent to those of the RASC, RAOC and... read more
WW2 Australia - 38th Battalion The Bendico Regiment Cap Badge
Large die struck dark oxidised Hat Badge with two original loops to the reverse. In superb condition. As worn 1930 to 1942. (It was worn in white metal from 1953 onwards).
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WW2 Australia - 47th Battalion Wide Bay Regiment Other Ranks Brass Cap Badge
Die struck with two original loops to the reverse. King's crown pattern. pre 1952. In excellent condition.
The 47th Battalion was an infantry battalion of the Australian Army. It was originally raised in 1916 for service during the First World War. The battalion then took part in the fighting in the trenches of the Western Front in France and Belgium, before being disbanded ... read more
1948-53 era Royal Australian Infantry Corps cap badge - Maker Marked
Semi die cast with two original loops and gilt finish intact and bright. Maker marked to reverse Swann & Hudson, Frankston. King's crown. Cap badge measures circa 44mm tall. Korean War era badge.
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Ceylon Light Infantry Other Ranks Facing and Matched White Metal Collar Badges
A neat little pair, facing and matched, with original loops. In very good condition. Circa 1900.
Renfrew et al Vol 1 No 1100 & 1101 refer (but the centres of each are unvoided)
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WW2 Australian Army Jewish Chaplains Badge
WW2 blackened bronze die cast king's crown cap badge with two original loops and makers details for Luke Melbourne to the reverse as worn by Chaplains of the Jewish Faith. The Star of David surmounted by the crown. Some light wear to black finish otherwise in very good condition. Circa 3.8cms tall. Rare.
K.G. Luke was a self made man, going into jewelry/badge making as an appr... read more