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Victorian / Edwardian Pattern Scots Guards Brass Cap Badge  - For Slouch hat?

Victorian / Edwardian Pattern Scots Guards Brass Cap Badge - For Slouch hat?


An unusual cap badge with two lugs mounted to the top of the star and a sharp little brass hook at the bottom. It may have had lug removed further down, but it only looks like one. Most odd. This reminds me of badges worn by other units on the slouch hat. I wonder whether this was worn by the mounted infantry section of the Scots Guards which would date it to around 1895 and after. ...  read more

Code: 54895

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5th VB Durham Light Infantry (DLI) White Metal Other Ranks Cap Badge

5th VB Durham Light Infantry (DLI) White Metal Other Ranks Cap Badge

This pattern (note crown) attributed to the 5th (Gateshead) Volunteer Battalion, the Durham Light Infantry. Worn until 1908. It has a contemporary repair to/replacement slider but this has been very well done. Polished condition and worn, but an unusual pattern crown and scarce. Condition reflected in price.

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Code: 52662

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Scarce Connaught Ranger's Indian Mess Servant Badge and Large Button

Scarce Connaught Ranger's Indian Mess Servant Badge and Large Button

Sold together as found. Elephant badge is a heavy solid cast brass with with two small lugs (north - south). Apparently worn on the front of the tunic and not the headdress. Circa 4cm wide and 3cm tall.

The button is gilt bronze with some wear to gilt and has an indent near the ear of the elephant. It has a fixed shank and is 27mm in diameter. Maker marked Woodrow & Co, Lo...  read more

Code: 51417

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