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Kenya Defence Regiment (KDR) East African Made Cast Brass Cap Badge

Kenya Defence Regiment (KDR) East African Made Cast Brass Cap Badge

A nicely cast badge with original slider. Some polishing from service wear but overall a pleasing example. Clearly the property of a smart Askari. Worn circa 1923 - 1963.

Renfrew et al Vol 1 No 520 refers.

E59.2

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Code: 60220

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1st (Nyasaland Battalion) Kings African Rifles ( KAR ) UK made Die Struck Brass Cap Badge, Kings Crown

1st (Nyasaland Battalion) Kings African Rifles ( KAR ) UK made Die Struck Brass Cap Badge, Kings Crown


1st (Nyasaland Battalion) King's African Rifles ( KAR ) Die Struck UK made Brass Cap Badge, King's crown, with two original loops to the reverse. Some slight polishing otherwise in very good condition. Circa 4.5cm tall.

Renfrew et al, Vol 1 No 428 refers.

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Code: 59983

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Scarce Kings African Rifles ( KAR) Training Centre Officer's bronzed OSD Cap Badge

Scarce Kings African Rifles ( KAR) Training Centre Officer's bronzed OSD Cap Badge


A die cast bronzed cap badge with two original loops to the reverse and maker marked Firmin London. Pre 1953 Crown but believed to be pre 1945. Depot was at Nakuru. Some wear to finish on the highpoints otherwise in very good condition.

Renfrew el al Vol 2 No 1788 refers.

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Code: 59696

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Rare Kings African Rifles (KAR) Supply & Transport Officer 's Gilt Cap Badge

Rare Kings African Rifles (KAR) Supply & Transport Officer 's Gilt Cap Badge


A rare Transport and Supply ( S& T ) (coys, and wings) die cast gilt officers cap badge with two original loops to the reverse and maker marked Firmin London. Pre 1940. Northern and Southern Brigades were replaced by the East African Army Service Corps in 1940. Gilt dulled otherwise in very good condition.

Renfrew el al Vol 2 No 1791 refers.

D44.2  read more

Code: 59695

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WW2 Egyptian Home Guard - Cairo Civil Defence Force Brass Cap Badge

WW2 Egyptian Home Guard - Cairo Civil Defence Force Brass Cap Badge


Die cast, theatre made with original slider to the reverse. An attractive design with some signs of service wear. Renfrew et al in Volume 2 depict the Suez Canal version. This is for the country's capital Cairo.

D48.12
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Code: 59645

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7th King 's African Rifles ( KAR ) Blackened Brass Cap Badge - Zanzibar

7th King 's African Rifles ( KAR ) Blackened Brass Cap Badge - Zanzibar

Cast blackened brass badge with two original lugs to the reverse. In very good condition with only minor wear to black finish. Circa 4.8cm tall. King's crown.

The 7th KAR was formed in Zanzibar in 1917 with men from the Zanzibar Armed Constabulary and the Mafia Constabulary. Post WW1, it was reduced to a company and then merged with the 6th KAR. This is a scarce badge.
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Code: 59515

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South African Infantry White Metal Badge

South African Infantry White Metal Badge


SWA Territorial Force Reaction Badge with two original screw posts and retaining nuts to reverse. Lion roaring with 'Semper Pugnans' scroll below, as worn 1979-1990. Some minor wear to finish on lions nose otherwise in very good condition.

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Code: 58814

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Rare Signals Section King's Africa Rifles Officer's Gilt Cap Badge - Firmin London

Rare Signals Section King's Africa Rifles Officer's Gilt Cap Badge - Firmin London


In stunning condition with two original loops to the reverse (e.-w) and embossed to the reverse Firmin London. A rare badge. Circa 4.3cm tall. King's crown so pre 1953.

Renfrew et al Vol 2 No 1789 refers.

D44.3

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Code: 58808

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Rare King 's African Rifles ( KAR ) Supply & Transport Officer 's Blackened Bronze OSD  Cap Badge

Rare King 's African Rifles ( KAR ) Supply & Transport Officer 's Blackened Bronze OSD Cap Badge


A rare Transport and Supply ( S& T ) (coys, and wings) die cast blackened bronzed officers OSD cap badge with two original loops to the reverse and maker marked Firmin London. Pre 1940. Northern and Southern Brigades were replaced by the East African ASC in 1940. Some minor wear to finish.

Renfrew el al Vol 2 No 1790 refers.

D15.14  read more

Code: 58655

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7th King 's African Rifles ( KAR ) Brass Cap Badge - Zanzibar

7th King 's African Rifles ( KAR ) Brass Cap Badge - Zanzibar


Cast brass badge with two original lugs to the reverse. The In very good condition. Circa 4.8cm tall. I have encountered this scarce badge in blackened brass. This looks like it has never been blackened but is right enough.

The 7th KAR was formed in Zanzibar in 1917 with men from the Zanzibar Armed Constabulary and the Mafia Constabulary. Post WW1, it was reduced to ...  read more

Code: 58654

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