A good stiff die struck bi-metal cap badge with two dark toned loops to reverse, three sweat / braising holes to the reverse of the scroll, one lug slightly bent with service wear. Sharp detail and in good condition. This pattern worn until 1919, but without slider probably not after 1907.
K&K Vol 1 No 610 refers.
Die struck Bi-metal cap badge with two lugs (one a contemporary replacement). Victorian crown and two tower regimental pattern castle. Three braising holes to the reverse of scroll.
K&K Vol 1 Nos 603 refers.
Comm SiSa (9)
A very fine and scarce silver and gilt example, following the pattern worn by the Grenadier Guards, the circlet inscribed “ Honorable Artillery Company ”; mounted on the seeded gilt centre, a silver flaming grenade, the ball of the grenade bearing gilt Crowned VR Cypher, reversed and interlaced. Universal pattern rococo ends. No benchmarks. A little wear gilt highpoints and silver dark toned otherwise excellent condition.
In very good condition with two original dark toned loops to the reverse. A gorgeous example.
K&K Vol 1 No 648 refers.
Comm BoHa (68)
Made from bi-metal and in good condition with two original lugs to the reverse and four sweat / brazing holes to the reverse. This is the earlier variety with straight scrolls and a broader coronet. Circa 4.3cm tall. In good condition.
K&K Vol 1 No 699 refers.
A rare pre 1902 issue. The bullion thickly padded, removed from uniform, some pulls to wire and it looks like the central vertical strut on the padded red velvet crown is missing otherwise in reasonable condition for age and with original paper backing. A rare item.
A superb example with sharp detail, braising / sweat hole to reverse and two original dark toned lugs.
In 1920 the spelling was changed to "Welch".
K&K Vol 1 No 653 refers.
A large cast badge with two original long screw posts to the reverse for fitting to the sporran. Circa 4.6cm tall and 42.2cm across (1 3/4 inches) In very good condition. Used as both a glengarry badge as well as a sporran badge. This pattern worn from 1880 according to Bloomer.
See MHS Bulletin pp32-33 Vol VI No 21 (August 1955) for illustration, size (1 3/4 inches) and use.
Comm StWi (5)
Die struck Bi-metal (or Festubert pattern) Other Ranks Back Badge with original slider. Nicely toned with sharp detail. This variety worn circa 1888 - 1914 and then reintroduced 1918 - 1935. Circa 3cm in diameter. See the Pagri version listed separately above.
Blackened Brass crown (most of black has now worn off) but worn by a number of Vounteer Battalion Rifle Regiments for use as part of glengarry with helmet plate centre. One of two original staple loops to reverse. Some service wear but in overall good condition. I have a similar one in my collection which worn by the 4th VB DLI.
Comm StWi (19)
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