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4th (Uganda) Kings African Rifles (KAR) Cast Brass Cap Badge, Kings Crown

4th (Uganda) Kings African Rifles (KAR) Cast Brass Cap Badge, Kings Crown


Locally cast in East Africa, well made, two original loops to the reverse, in very good condition. Circa 4.9cm tall.

Renfrew et al Vol 1 No 431 refers.

G84.9
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Code: 62428

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African High Commission Territories (HCT) Officers Cap Badge for Basutoland, Bechuanaland and Swaziland

African High Commission Territories (HCT) Officers Cap Badge for Basutoland, Bechuanaland and Swaziland


High cast gilt example, a very solid badge but has some wear to gilt and also some damage to crown, see photos. Two loops to the reverse. Badges like this would have been made in extremely small quantities. Rare.

Renfrew el al, Vol 1 No 510 refers.

G81.4

Code: 62354

95.00 GBP


Colonial - Sudan Defence Force Supply Department Cap Badge

Colonial - Sudan Defence Force Supply Department Cap Badge


A heavy die cast brass cap badge of two part construction with two original loops to the reverse. As worn by the Sudan Defence Force Supply Department. A shamrock leaf upon a multi-rayed star. In very good condition. Circa 1925 - 1955.

Renfrew et al, Vol 1, No 1294 refers.

B16.2

Code: 62277

75.00 GBP


Stunning African Basutoland Mounted Police, Senior Officers Fire Gilt Cap Badge, pre 1953 - Gaunt London

Stunning African Basutoland Mounted Police, Senior Officers Fire Gilt Cap Badge, pre 1953 - Gaunt London


In stunning condition with two original loops to the reverse and maker marked JR Gaunt London. Gilt bright and with only some minor service wear to the loops. Circa 4.5cm tall. Renfrew claims circa 1920. King's crown, so certainly pre 1952.

Britain took control of this small native kingdom as a British Crown Colony in 1884 after it suffered a series of defeats against the Boers of Cape Colony. Basutoland was renamed the Kingdom of Lesotho upon independence from the United Kingdom on 4 October 1966.

Renfrew et al Vol 1 No 511 refers

Code: 62274

95.00 GBP


WW2 EAAEC East Africa Army Education Corps Cast Brass Shoulder Title

WW2 EAAEC East Africa Army Education Corps Cast Brass Shoulder Title


Gilt still bright, two integral tombstone style loops to the reverse. A bit crude as one would expect from sandcasting but original and scarce. Of Kenyan interest too.

Renfrew et al, Vol 2 No 1839 refers.

G56

Code: 62180

65.00 GBP


7th Kenya Rifles Cast Brass Shoulder Title

7th Kenya Rifles Cast Brass Shoulder Title


Post independence, two integral loops to reverse, now sadly missing. Some staining to gilt finish. Condition reflected in price.

Coll

Code: 61851

3.00 GBP


South African Constabulary Edwardian White Metal Helmet and Cap Badge, Kings Crown

South African Constabulary Edwardian White Metal Helmet and Cap Badge, Kings Crown


A very fine die cast white metal cap badge with two original loops to the reverse. In lovely condition with sharp detail. Circa 44cm tall.

G21.1

Code: 61785

45.00 GBP


WW2 Kenyan Defence Force (KDF) Cast Brass Cap Badge - Maker Marked

WW2 Kenyan Defence Force (KDF) Cast Brass Cap Badge - Maker Marked


Cap badge, cast brass with original slider which has been maker marked Wali Mohd & Co, Nairobi ( Kenya), who were responsible for the production of a whole series of sand cast badges during WW2 for local African units. Worn 1939 - 1945. A small casting flaw on the tablet which has obscured the F in KDF otherwise in good condition.

Renfrew et al No 521 refers.

D61.1

Code: 61784

85.00 GBP


1st (Nyasaland Battalion) Kings African Rifles ( KAR ) Cast Brass Cap Badge, Kings Crown

1st (Nyasaland Battalion) Kings African Rifles ( KAR ) Cast Brass Cap Badge, Kings Crown


Cast brass (more copper in colour) badge with two small original lugs to the reverse. In very good condition. Circa 4.4cm tall.

Renfrew et al, Vol 1 No 428 refers.

D80.2

Code: 61257

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Rhodesia African Rifles White Metal Cap Badge - Firmin, London

Rhodesia African Rifles White Metal Cap Badge - Firmin, London


An attractive and large badge (5cm tall), finely detailed and of a very solid construction, with two original copper lugs to the reverse (North-South). Embossed FIRMIN LONDON on reverse. Some service wear to lugs.

The Rhodesian African Rifles, raised in 1940 (inheriting the traditions of the Rhodesian Native Regiment of 1916-18) and disbanded in 1981.

Renfrew el al, Vol 1 No 618 refers.

D80.2

Code: 61256

SOLD