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5th KAR (Uganda Battalion) Kings African Rifles Arabic Numeral Cap Badge

5th KAR (Uganda Battalion) Kings African Rifles Arabic Numeral Cap Badge

Locally cast with gilt applied finish and two original loops to the reverse. Some service wear. At some point during WW2 the 5th were also allocated to Kenya. Scarce.

Renfrew et al, Vol 1 no 465 refers (but please note it should have been illustrated / displayed with the point facing upwards).

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Code: 63036

45.00 GBP

South African British Empire Service League (BESL) Womens Auxiliary Breast Pin Brooch Badge

South African British Empire Service League (BESL) Womens Auxiliary Breast Pin Brooch Badge

In superb condition with gilt bright no damage to the enamel. Original and fully functional pin fixings to the reverse A much harder to find women's issue of this association.

In the aftermath of the Great War, as Earl Haig was setting up the British Legion, a similar organisation was set up by Haig and Jan Smuts in South Africa known as the British Empire Service League (Sou... read more

Code: 64802

30.00 GBP

WW2 South African Womens Auxiliary Service (SAWAS) Bronze Lapel Badge

WW2 South African Womens Auxiliary Service (SAWAS) Bronze Lapel Badge

Circa 25mm in diameter, die cast bronze badge with its original and fully functional pin fitting and issue number 1 / 189 embossed to the reverse (low issue number). In very good condition. Worn 1940 - 1947.

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Code: 64798

18.00 GBP

WW2 South African Constabulary Police Mufti Enamel Lapel Badge

WW2 South African Constabulary Police Mufti Enamel Lapel Badge


Pre 1952 version with original pin fittings (fully functional). Enamel perfect. Afrikaans version of the title below the English version. Scarce.

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Code: 64792

30.00 GBP

South Africa - Natal Mounted Rifles (NMR) White Metal Shoulder Title

South Africa - Natal Mounted Rifles (NMR) White Metal Shoulder Title

A good example with minor surface wear and two original loops to the reverse. Circa 4.3cms wide and 1.6 cms tall.

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Code: 63422

15.00 GBP

WW2 Rhodesia 17th Field Battery (1/6 Field Regiment South African Artillery (SAA))

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

Code: 63434

185.00 GBP

RWAFF Royal West African Frontier Force Pair of Officers Bronze OSD Collar Badges

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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Code: 64734

25.00 GBP

RWAFF Royal West African Frontier Force Pair of Officers Gilt Collar Badges

RWAFF Royal West African Frontier Force Pair of Officers Gilt Collar Badges

A small pair of gilt collars ( this pattern was also worn on the side cap or peaked cap), with original pin fittings. Circa 2.9cm tall. Gilt bright.

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Code: 64448

22.00 GBP

Unidentified Officers Gilt Bugle Collar Badge, Kings Crown

Unidentified Officers Gilt Bugle Collar Badge, Kings Crown

Possibly from a colonial unit, African or Indian forces, a small gilt bugle facing left with King's crown above. Circa 2.7cms tall. Looks UK made. KAR? Any information welcome.

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Code: 63897

12.00 GBP

1st (Nyasaland) Battalion Kings African Rifles (KAR) Blackened Bronze Officers Cap Badge, pre 1930 pattern

1st (Nyasaland) Battalion Kings African Rifles (KAR) Blackened Bronze Officers Cap Badge, pre 1930 pattern

In very good condition with two original loops to the reverse with a maker's table JR Gaunt London to reverse of crown (wrong way up). Renfrew confirms officer's issue. 1902 - 1930. Rare.

Renfrew et al, Vol 1 No 422 refers.

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Code: 64674

225.00 GBP