Canada - Canadian 50th ( Calgary, Alberta ) Overseas Battalion CEF Enamel and Gilt Souvenir Mess Card / Menu Holder - Registered Design
A scarce and unusual find, a commecially produced (registered design stamped to reverse strut) menu holder in the form of an enamelled CEF Cap Badge above a pair of rifles as legs, with a hoop to the reverse to hold either a place card or menu. It stands 9cm tall, the badge is circa 4.6cm tall. Much of the blue enamel from the bottom scroll is missing but the other enamel is in good condition... read more
Royal Canadian Armoured Corps (RCAC) White Metal Collar Badge
In very good condition with two original loops to the reverse. Pre 1952.
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WW2 Official Canada / Canadian Mercantile Marine / Merchant Navy Navy Silver Lapel Badge
A lovely example with pin and retaining nut.
The Canadian government created the badge in 1941 to recognize the service of Canada's merchant mariners, most of whom wore civilian clothing ashore because they had no uniforms. In 1948, the Canadian government extended eligibility to Canadian merchant mariners who had served in Allied merchant ships.
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WW2 Canadian Infantry Corps Woven Formation Sign Designation Flash
Removed from uniform, in good overall condition.
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WW2 Canadian Army Trade Proficiency Embroidered White T on Khaki Cloth Disc
Sealed 12th May 1943, khaki melton embroidered with a white letter T, hessian backed. In very good condition. believed to be a Canadian HQ female typist and telephonist qualification badge, but happy to be corrected.
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Queens Own Rifles Canada White Metal Cap Badge - Birks
A white metal cap badge with two original loops. Maker mark, partially obscured, "Birks". A lot of die faults evident to the reverse of the '2' but a nice striknig from the front.
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WW1 Canadian Artillery Officer's Gilt Brass Cap Badge with turning wheel
Die struck with riveted central wheel which turns freely. Two of two original horizontal lugs diagonally placed. In very good condition. Gilt brass. Circa 5cms tall.
Charlton claims a turning wheel was officer issue. It is gilt also.
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Canada - Canadian 2nd Brigade / Machine Gun Company (CMGC) Brass Shoulder Title
A one piece brass shoulder title in two lines with two original connector style lugs to the reverse (slight bend to one). Maker marked 'Roden Bros Ltd Toronto 1920'. Some mottling to brass finish otherwise in very good condition. Some different numbered brigade shoulder titles available, drop me an email if of interest. Scarce.
Charlton p93 refers, but a 2nd Brigade title is ... read more
WW1 Canada - Canadian Machine Gun Section (MGS) Brass Shoulder Title
Often believed to be 'School' but incorrect and stands for "Section". Worn circa 1916 - 1917. Each CEF Battalion initially had its own Lewis Gun section prior to the creation of the Canadian Machine Gun Service and wore the MGS title.
Scott Babour CMG Badges Article in "Small Arms Review" 3rd April 2022 refers.
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