Beret sized badge on original slider which has been maker marked Firmin London. Worn until 1958 when the regiment became part of the Green Jackets Brigade. In good condition, minor service wear.
Slider twisted and some distortion from wear but otherwise in good although worn condition. Stamped H.W. Timings, B'ham. Scarce maker.
As per photos, some service wear to lugs, only one lug still present on Coldstream guards Cap Badge, otherwise in good condition.
A small anodised aluminium sporran badge (circa 4.2cm tall) for The King's Own Scottish Borderers with original two lug fastenings (east and west).
Peter Taylor's book on Collecting Anodised Cap Badges, item 20 refers.
In good condition with two original loops to the reverse. Anodised aluminium.
Single lug, backing plate and cotter pin. Some minor service wear otherwise in good condition. Anodised aluminium.
In unissued condition with two long fixing prongs to reverse with cotter pin.
The smaller pattern without the scroll as worn on the beret. Original slider maker marked JR Gaunt London. Some small signs of service wear otherwise in good condition.
Following India 's independence in 1947, the regiment was one of four Gurkha regiments to be transferred to the British Army. In the 1960s it was active in the Malayan Emergency and Indonesian Confrontation. It was amalgamated with the other three British Gurkha regiments to form the Royal Gurkha Rifles in 1994.
A large cap badge with long slider marked Firmin London. In very good condition.
Has been worn but in very good condition with no missing fiddly bits, with slider stamped JR Gaunt, London and then again on the back of the badge.
The Wessex Brigade comprised Devonshire & Dorset Regiment, Gloucestershire Regiment, Royal Hampshire Regiment, Royal Berkshire Regiment and Wiltshire Regiment.
K&K Vol 2 No 2030 refers.
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