Gloucestershire (Glosters) Regiment Other Ranks (Festubert pattern) Bimetal Back Badge
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.
Worcestershire Regiment Other Ranks Gilding Metal Brass Cap Star Badge, c1890 - 1895
A die struck gilding metal brass star with two original loops to the reverse. These are flat electrical connector style loops, as originally manufactured. Circa 6.9cm tall. Some minor touches of verdigris to lower section of star rays otherwise in very good condition and scarce.
Bennett No 353 refers.
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1st Gurkha Rifles Edwardian Cap Badge 1906 - 1911 only
Blackened brass die struck with two original loops to the reverse. Worn 1906 -1911 only by all ranks on the khaki helmet / gurkha forage cap. In 1947 they became part of the Indian Army. Worn on a dark green rectangular patch. Rare.
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Victorian The Kings Own Borderers ( later KOSB ) White Metal Glengarry Badge, 1881 - 1887
A large stiff die struck badge in white metal with King's Own Borderers in the circle ( No "Scottish", which was not added to the title until 1887). A lovely badge with sharp detail and two original brass loops (a good sign on an early badge) to the reverse. Circa 7.4cm tall. Worn 1884 - 1887.
Bloomer book 1, p25 (centre-right).
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Early Grenadier Guards Other Ranks Valise Badge William IV, 1830 - 1837
A large and heavily die struck gilded brass valise other ranks badge of the Grenadier Guards with the cypher for King William the Fourth (who predated Queen Victoria) with four old contemporary replacement loops. The original patterns had three iron loops and these valise badges are found with either no loops due to corrosion or with replacements, as per this one. Circa 10.7cm tall and 8.1cm... read more
The Dorsetshire Regiment (39th & 54th Foot) - Regimental Pattern Castle Other Ranks Bi-metal Cap Badge
In superb condition with sharp detail and two original loops to the reverse. Worn 1896 - 1900 only after which the standard castle pattern was introduced.
K&K Vol 1 No 650 refers.
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Rifle Brigade (Prince Consorts Own) Small Pattern other Ranks White Metal Field Service Cap Badge
Small die struck with two original dark toned lugs to the reverse. The Rifle Brigade did not wear collar badges. This is often referred to as the four-scroll badge with Battle honours to Crimea only. Circa 3.2cm tall. This one with a Victorian Crown, also found with an imperial crown. In very good condition, some squashing to the lugs but still fully functional.
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Victorian Suffolk Regiment Brass Metal Side Cap Badge, Regular Battalions
This, together with the item listed below, is a real oddity. It appears to be an Other Ranks HPC device die struck in white metal with two original lugs to the reverse. It is not a collar badge as far as I can determine (not listed in Churchill) so I can only presume they are NCO issue for wear in the side or forage cap. It shows no sign of having been removed from the Helmet Plate Centre; the... read more
Scarce Norfolk Regiment Large pattern Foreign Service Helmet Brass Pagri Badge
Scarce brass foreign service helmet pagri badge with the design of Britannia in brass. This badge was only worn by Warrant Officers' and Sergeants circa 1900. With original slider to the reverse. As is typically found with this badge, the slider has been trimmed and slightly shortened to fit. Very sharp detail. Circa 5.2cm tall. All present and correct with no fiddly bits missing. A lovely thi... read more
Irish Guards Pipers White Metal Caubeen Badge Star
A large white metal die struck star of the Order of St Patrick with two original loops to the reverse as worn by the Irish Pipers of the Irish Guards, Household Division. In very good condition with sharp detail. Looks post WW2 in style of manufacture: nickel /gilt finish.
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