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1948-53 era Royal Australian Infantry Corps  cap badge - Maker Marked

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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Code: 66201

22.00 GBP

Ceylon Light Infantry Other Ranks Facing and Matched White Metal Collar Badges

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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Code: 66249

25.00 GBP

WW2 Australian Army Jewish Chaplains Badge

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

Code: 66349

95.00 GBP

Australian Army Intelligence Corps - Brass Hat Badge King's Crown 1948-53 - maker marked

Australian Army Intelligence Corps - Brass Hat Badge King's Crown 1948-53 - maker marked

Die struck in brass gilding metal with two original loops to reverse which also bears the maker's name: Swann and Hudson, Frankston, Vic (Victoria). In very good condition and only worn for a short time with a King's crown, 1949 - 1953, having been introduced on 29 July 1949.

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Code: 66418

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Royal Malta Artillery Collar Badge / Malta Home Guard Cap Badge

Royal Malta Artillery Collar Badge / Malta Home Guard Cap Badge

An ornate Maltese cross with two dark toned loops to the reverse. Circa 3.5cm across. Renfrew et al in Volume 1 " British Colonial Badges " states this was the collar badge of the Royal Malta Artillery. However, in an article in M.H.S. Bulletin no.269 August 2017 by Dennis Darmanian (photo on p18) he claims this as an alternate badge as worn by the Malta Home Guard.

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Code: 57917

30.00 GBP

Royal Artillery Silver Plated Officer's Cap Badge, King's Crown, Blades

Royal Artillery Silver Plated Officer's Cap Badge, King's Crown, Blades

A full size silver plated die struck example with riveted central mounted wheel (does not turn), die struck with three original silvered tabs / blades to the reverse. some wear to silver plated on rim of wheel otherwise in very good condition. King's Crown. Presumably worn by Colonial units, pre 1952.

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Code: 66985

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West Indies - Jamaica Army Air Cadet Force ( AACF ) Cap Badge, early 1950s

West Indies - Jamaica Army Air Cadet Force ( AACF ) Cap Badge, early 1950s

A scarce large brass die struck cap badge at circa 5.5cm wide and 5.4cm tall, with two original lugs to the reverse. Kings crown therefore pre 1953 and only worn for a couple of years. Good stiff badge with much detail, which is both sharp and attractive. Actually it is better than that!

Renfrew et al, Vol 1, No 190 refers.  read more

Code: 58846

25.00 GBP

West India (Indies) Regiment – Officer’s Gilt , Silver & Enamel Helmet /  Pagri Badge

West India (Indies) Regiment – Officer’s Gilt , Silver & Enamel Helmet / Pagri Badge

An officer's die cast helmet / pagri badge of two part construction with original and fully functional stout pin fitting and C clasp. Silver plated WI to centre of oval and gilt bright. Blue enamel backing to fretted motto strap. Sadly some enamel loss to the left side of badge otherwise a fine example. Condition reflected in price. Worn post 1881. Circa 4.2cms wide and 4.2cms wide.
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Code: 65653

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Kings Own Malta Regiment ( KOMR ) Brass Shoulder Title

Kings Own Malta Regiment ( KOMR ) Brass Shoulder Title

Scarce shoulder title, worn circa 1931 - 1970. Two original square lugs.

Renfew et al, Vol 1 No 1375 refers.

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Code: 57884

18.00 GBP

Ceylon (Sri Lanka) Mounted Rifles Officer's Martingale Badge Horse Furniture Badge

Ceylon (Sri Lanka) Mounted Rifles Officer's Martingale Badge Horse Furniture Badge

A large and impressive die struck white metal example, a thick well made example of two part construction with three original blades to the reverse (for fitting through a leather horse's chest martingale). Retailer's tablet to reverse "Hobson & Sons / 13 & 5 / Lexington St / London W." Circa 65mm in diameter. In very good condition with a couple of slight edge bruises to rim, not discernable ...  read more

Code: 66903

120.00 GBP