A brass and white metal waist belt clasp, matching halves but without any benchmarks. The white metal grenade bearing the Royal Cypher ( GR ) reversed and entwined for King George V.
Honourable Artillery Company - Artillery. Brass shoulder title, A / HAC , worn by "A" Battery. Two original loops to the reverse.
Honourable Artillery Company - Artillery. Brass shoulder title, B / HAC, worn by "B" Battery. Some twisting and opening to the two original loops to the reverse but still functional.
Large other ranks 1879 pattern gilding metal flaming grenade as worn by the artillery company of the H.A.C. A couple of scratches to the ball of the grenade otherwise in good condition with two original and long fixing loops to the reverse. Circa 9.3cm tall.
K&K No 1760 refers.
An extremely attractive arts and crafts style white metal voided whistle boss as worn on the pouch belt, the quality of this item suggests it is officer's issue and possibly silver plated. A very attractive untampered with item. Whistle still makes a nice toot too!
Brass wide antlers pattern cap badge with original slider. In good condition.
An early large and finely stamped silver plated plain grenade device with wires to the reverse (some missing). Dark toning and wear to plate otherwise in good condition. Possibly a device off an crow's foot epaulette, as suggested by the wire fixings. Circa 6.2cm tall.
White Metal Universal Pattern White Metal Bugle for Collar of Shoulder Titles, as worn by Volunteer Battalions of Light Infantry Regiments such as the Durham Light Infantry.
Right facing, sharp detail with two original lugs to the reverse.
A stunning badge in silver plate and of two part construction with four original screw posts and one remaining original retaining nut with washer. Back-marked "Hobson & Son Lexington St, London". Worn with the standard lion's head boss and whistle and chain of the universal pattern in silver plate. Circa 9.3cm tall by 7.4cm wide. In excellent condition with light tarnishing to silver finish.
Col D Wood No 371A refers.
A good scarce die-stamped white metal example. Crowned star bearing laurel wreath and strap inscribed 20th Middlesex Rifles; Royal Crest to voided centre. The 20th ( Euston Square ) Middlesex Rifle Volunteer Corps with two original brass lugs (east and west). Worn only circa 1878-80, as this unit was redesignated as 11th ( Railway ) Corps in 1880. In very good condition (two very slight holes/ gaps of about 1mm, only visible if held up to the light).
In 1859, the 20th Middlesex Rifle Volunteer Corps ( Railway Rifles) was raised from workers of the London and North Western Railway Company, with HQ at Euston Square. In 1860 it was regimented with 4th Administrative Battalion, but in 1861 quickly became independent of 4th Administrative Battalion, presumably because ot its size. In 1880, it redesignated as 11th ( Railway ) Corps and in 1881 attached to the KRRC as a volunteer battalion, transferring in 1882 transferred to the Middlesex Regt and in 1890 becoming 3rd Volunteer Battalion Royal Fusiliers, which in 1908 became the 1/3rd (City of London) Battalion (Royal Fusiliers), The County of London Regiment.
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