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The Lincolnshire Regiment Other Ranks Bi-metal Cap Badge
A bi-metal cap badge with original slider to the reverse. Some die flaws to lettering otherwise in good condition.
K&K Vol 1 No 600 refers.
Code: 61986Price: 8.00 GBP
Irish Guards Other Ranks Brass Gilding Metal Cap Badge
Irish Guards Star Cap Badge in die struck gilding metal, with two original lugs to the reverse. A slight spot of wear to finish on front otherwise in very good condition. (see item 60113 for a WW1 slidered version).
K&K Vol 1 No 914 refers.
Code: 61980Price: 10.00 GBP
WW2 Sand Cast Theatre Made Bedfordshire & Hertfordshire Regiment White Metal Cap Badge - G. Karrenjee & Sons, Aligarh U.P.
A nicely cast white cap badge with original slider and maker marked G Karrenjee & Sons Aligarh, U.P. In very good condition.
The 1st Battalion Beds and Herts were Chindits, and no doubt served where cast locally made badges were being made. They moved to British India in 1942, and subsequently served as Chindits in the Burma Campaign of 1944 where they, like many other Chindit units, suffered heavy casualties, mainly from disease.
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Wiltshire Regiment (Duke of Edinburghs) Brass Cap Badge - Prince Philip Cypher - Gaunt
A scarce brass cap badge with original slider fitting to the reverse bearing makers mark for JR Gaunt London Ltd (no full stop). (see also my item 60524 which has a the maker's details but without the 'Ltd'. The cypher and coronet of Prince Philip as adopted in 1954 (note it is not the earlier and more commonly encountered entwined AEA) to the centre of a cross with the coronet above and title scroll below. This, and the anodised pattern which followed, was only worn between 1954 and 1958.
Code: 61576Price: 55.00 GBP
Irish Guards Brass Gilding Metal Cap Star Badge
In good condition with two original loops to the reverse. Sone twisting to loops from service wear.
Wiltshire Regiment (Duke of Edinburghs) Chrome White Metal Cap Badge - Regimental Police
A scarce early 1950s chrome cap badge with original slider. The pre 1954 AEA cypher, to the centre of a cross with the coronet above and title scroll below. Allegedly regimental police (Walter Lambert) or a walking out badge. In superb condition.
Code: 61553Price: 55.00 GBP
WW2 Tyneside Scottish ( 12th DLI / Black Watch Battalions) White Metal Cap Badge
In very good condition with two original long loops to the reverse. Some slight bending to the loops otherwise a fine looking badge. Also as worn by Tyneside Scottish Royal Artillery post WW2. This pattern was also worn in WW1 (3rd pattern) but with a horizontal pin fitting. Circa 5.6cm tall and 5.2cm wide.
Col D Wood No 450 refers.
Code: 61302Price: 30.00 GBP
The Gloucestershire Regiment (28th & 61st Foot) - Other Ranks Gilding Metal Back Badge
Circa 2.1cm across, a small die struck back badge for wear on the reverse of the cap, with original slider to reverse. No badge collection is complete without one. Found with lugs also.
The 28th Foot (1st Battalion The Gloucestershire Regiment from 1st July 1881) had the unique honour of wearing a back badge in recognition of their distinguished conduct when engaged by cavalry both to the front and rear in the Battle before Alexandria in 1801. This distinction was authorised in 1830.
K&K Vol 1 No 635 refers.
Code: 61296Price: 10.00 GBP
WW2 RA Royal Artillery Plastic Economy Field Service Cap Grenade - Stanley
Brown plastic 7 flames grenade with two original blades to the reverse. Sometimes incorrectly referred to as 'Bakelite'. Maker marked A Stanley & Sons, Walsall. In very good condition.
The first order for the plastic grenade was placed on 10th Feb 1942. It was for wear both as a head-dress and collar badge, however, collar badges had not been authorised on battledress and SD Tunics were almost obsolete by this date. The gun badge
On the SD cap Other Ranks had worn the service dress cap badge (i.e. the large Gun) until ACI 1179 of 1941 authorised the wearing of a grenade.
09.06.41. Telegram sent by WO to all Commands ‘RA cap badge will be of the ‘grenade’ type. Collar badge (Catalogue CB 0520) will be utilised for this service. Cap badges of the ‘gun’ type (Catalogue CB 0289) already in possession will continue to be worn until unserviceable, and no complete change over by units to the new badge will be permitted. No objections will be raised to both types of badge being worn in any one unit.’ 26.06.41. Army Orders refers to above, permitting retention of ‘gun’ badge for horsed units wearing ‘Cap SD Stiff’. By 1951 the Gun badge had again been authorised for wear by Other Ranks on the beret.
Code: 61289Price: 10.00 GBP
Worcestershire and Sherwood Foresters Regiment B--metal Matching Cap Badge
Two part construction with two original long loops to reverse. In very good condition.
Code: 61287Price: 6.00 GBP
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