Indian Auxiliary (Volunteer) Army - Assam Valley Light Horse (AVLH) Bi-Metal Cap Badge
Cap badge, Assam Valley Light Horse, 1901-1947. Bi-metal badge consisting of an eight-pointed star with "AVLH" unit monogram surmounted by King's Crown, with scroll bearing the unit's motto, "Semper Paratus", meaning "Always Ready". Finely cast and of two part construction, locally made, with two original loops to reverse (some squashing with service wear) and cotter / split pin. Circa 4.1cm... read more
Indian Army - 4th Prince of Wales's Own Scinde Horse Hallmarked Silver Cap Badge
An officer's silver cap badge is hallmarked 1946 Birmingham (date letter W) and also stamped J.R.Gaunt London. Two original silver loops. Sadly the lance has been borken and does not extend as it should beyond the rider's head. Otherwise in good condition with sharp detail. Circa 3.5cms wide and 2.8cms tall.
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Indian Army - East Coast Volunteer Rifles (ECVR) Officer's White Metal Cap Badge
A silver badge with two original silvered loops to the reverse. Hallmarks in reverse of bugle mouth but these look like they are cast and not stamped. This is a well made contemporary copy of an original hallmarked badge but is not hallmarked nor sold as such. King's crown. Very nicely cast and voided. Cox shows cap with bugle facing to the right as per this example. Circa 1902 - 1917. Co... read more
QVC Victorian Indian Medical Service (IMS) White Metal Pagri Badge
A quite stunning badge, heavy solid cast in one piece in what looks like unmarked Indian silver with original pagri fitting. Circa 7.2cms tall. The VR is hand etched and the casting is very fine but most probably locally made in India. Most likely an officer's / senior doctor's badge as opposed to an Indian Mess Servant. Indian Medical Service was only formed in 1897 so short lived wear with... read more
Burma Burmese Rangoon Police Cast White Metal Cap Badge
A locally made cast in white metal cap badge with two original tombstone style loops to the reverse. Circa 4.7cms in diameter. Scarce.
Renfrew et al Vol 2 No 2132 refers.
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Indian Army ( Madras ) - Southern Province Mounted Rifles (SPMR) Cast White Metal Field Service Cap / Collar Badge Indian Arm
Cast White Metal Collar Badge. SPMR below a bugle facing to the right with two original loops to the reverse. Pre 1947. In good condition.
Examples of field service caps with the bugle facing to the right have been observed.
Cox 2668 refers.
Comm BoHa (195)
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Indian Army - 4th Bombay Grenadiers Officers Bi - metal Grenade Cap Badge (small pattern)
Small cast brass grenade with applied white metal (probably silver) horse with two original fixing loops to rear (some twisting to these but still functional). UK made. Horse facing left. Circa 3.7cm tall with flat flames. Formerly to 1922 they were the 101st Grenadiers and wore a similar badge but the horse was rearing (see Cox No 2532).
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Indian Auxiliary Force Army - Calcutta Scottish Silver Plated One Piece Shoulder Title
A scarce silver plated UK made pattern with two silvered loops to the reverse.
The Calcutta Scottish was a regiment of volunteers of Scottish descent raised in 1914 as an infantry regiment of the British Indian Army. The regiment formed part of the army reserves of the Auxiliary Force, India (AFI). The regimental dress uniform of this kilted regiment was Hunting Stewart tartan.... read more
WW1 Indian Army - 69th Punjabis Brass Shoulder Title
A one piece brass shoulder title with two original loops to the reverse. In very good condition. I have seen a slightly different pattern of this title.
During World War I they served in the Middle East on the Suez Canal and in the Gallipoli Campaign. They were withdrawn from Gallipoli early in the campaign along with the 89th Punjabis and sent to the Western Front in France ... read more