A rare pre WW1 Toronto Public School Cadet Corps gilt brass glengarry cap badge, circa 5.5cm tall. This is the second type with the tree and beaver to the centre (the first type carried the portrait head of Queen Victoria to the centre). Two original loops to the reverse. Some polishing / loss of detail to central device and the word "Perseverance" otherwise in very good condition. A rare badge.
Mazeas CD 20 refers.
Comm BoHa (70)
A good scarce bi metal two part construction example. Two original lugs to the reverse. Maker's tablet Hicks & Sons ,London to reverse. Circa 4.5cm tall and 4.8cm wide.
An attractive brass cap badge to the 4th Overseas Mounted Rifle Battalion with two original loops to the reverse. 4.7cm tall and 4.5cm wide. Some polishing. Stamped with maker's mark "Tiptaft B'ham" on reverse of right antler.
Babin No 4-4a refers.
A bi-metal officer' s cap badge with two original loops to the reverse. Raised for wartime service only. In very good condition.
A brass cap badge in very good condition with two original loops to the reverse and a circular disk to the reverse stamped JR Gaunt & Sons Ltd, London. King's crown, worn 1902 - 1915.
Founded in 1886 as the 29th Waterloo Battalion of Infantry it went through several name changes including, in 1900, the 29th Waterloo Regiment and in 1915, the 29th Regiment (Highland Light Infantry of Canada). It acquired the title ' The Highland Light Infantry of Canada ' in 1920.
In very good condition with two original loops to the reverse. Some twisting to lugs otherwise in very good condition. Maker named Caron Brothers Montreal and dated 1915. Scarce.
Single Bronze collar badge with two original lugs to the reverse. Circa 3.8cm tall. In good condition. Note the lack of the beaver at the base of the tree which is on the top of the shield. This is the very scarce early pattern badge.
Mazeas No MC 8 refers.
Awarded to returning servicemen and marked sterling Silver. With original retaining nut. Reverse has been embossed with a stark warning - Penalty for Misuse - 500 dollars or six months' imprisonment. Numbered 377299. In very good condition but silver is now dark toned. Circa 2 cm tall.
A scarce battalion shoulder title to the 249th " Heads Up " Battalion. Two original lugs to the reverse. Circa 3.3cm wide and 1.3cm tall. Some tarnish but will clean up.
The unit began recruiting in the autumn of 1916 throughout the province of Saskatchewan. After sailing to England in March 1918, the battalion was absorbed into the 15th Reserve Battalion, CEF upon arrival. The 249th Battalion, CEF had one Officer Commanding: Lieut-Col. C. B. Keenlyside.
Canadian style brass shoulder title 34 with two original lugs to the reverse. Some signs of service wear especially to the lugs, but still functional. Circa 1.9cm wide and 1.3cm tall.
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