WW2 Rhodesia 17th Field Battery (1/6 Field Regiment South African Artillery (SAA))
A rare brass cap badge as worn by 3/17th Battery of the Rhodesian Field Artillery as part of the 6th South African Armoured Division in the Italian campaign, 1943 - 1945. A bird crossing a river with the number 17 below. Two original flat connector style loops to the reverse, bent over for comfort when worn in the cap. Front of brass dulled and a few surface scratches and blemishes. These ... read more
Africa - Sudan Medical Service Chromed and Enamel Badge
A scarce red enamel and chrome badge, with original and stout pin to reverse, maker marked Firmin London. In good condition overall (some minor wear to chromium on the high points), enamel intact (some light surface marks) and most probably dating from the early1950s. Sudan obtained independence from Britain and Egypt in 1956. Circa 3.9cms in diameter. Not seen one before and does not appe... read more
UDI Rhodesian Light Infantry Cap Badge on Felt Backing Cloth Patch
A collar badge die cast in brass with two original D style loops to the reverse mounted on slouch hat badge backing of green and white felt. Worn in the
UDI period, 1965 - 1980 (would have been topped by a QEII Crown prior to 1972). In good condition.
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South African Field Artillery - SAFA / 1 / SAVA One Piece Bronzed Shoulder Title
South African bilingual Brass Shoulder title for the 1st Battery South African Field Artillery, post 1923. A good bronzed example with two original loops to the reverse. Circa 3.5cm wide and 2.7cm tall. Good condition overall.
Owen No 2319 refers.
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SAPGA / SAPVA South African Permanent Garrison Artillery Brass One Piece Shoulder Title
In good condition with two original lugs. Looks like it has been laquered. Worn from 1921 and formed from the Cape Garrison Artillery (CGA).
Owen No 2328 refers.
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WW2 Rhodesia General Service Brass Cap Badge
Die struck and in good condition, shaped to cap, with original slider to the reverse Worn 1940 - 1956.
Renfrew et al Vol 1 No 562 refers.
See my item 65581 for the collar badge.
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Edwardian South African Constabulary Large White Metal Slouch Hat Cap Badge with Original Yellow Patent Leather Backing
A large unvoided white metal slouch hat badge of the South African Constabulary, worn 1902-1908, with its original yellow patent leather disc backing (I have only seen a similar one with a green backing before). In very good condition, but some age wear to backing paint and leather. Circa 57.5 mm (w) x 67.2 mm (h), both original dark toned lugs intact.
Owen 1851 refers.
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RWAFF Royal West African Frontier Force Pair of Officers Bronze OSD Collar Badges
A small pair of matching die cast bronze collars ( this pattern was also worn on the side cap or peaked cap), with two original loops to the reverse of each. Circa 3cm tall. Some service wear otherwise in very good condition.
Similar to the pattern in Renfrew et al, Vol 2, No 1679 but in bronze
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WW2 Rhodesia General Service Brass Collar Badge, Right Facing
In good condition with two original brass loops to the reverse (minor twisting from service wear).
Worn 1940 - 1956.
Renfrew et al Vol 1 No 563 refers.
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WW2 Sudan Defence Force (SDF) Large Pattern White Metal Cap Badge
Sand cast plated cap badge depicting an armed native tribesman upon a camel above a tablet bearing the letters "S.D.F." with original central screw post to reverse (some bluetack stuck to this, can be cleaned off). Circa 4.5cms tall. In very good condition.
The Sudan Defence Force (SDF) was a British Army unit formed in 1925, as its name indicates, to maintain the borders of ... read more