Frosted silvered cast arm badge, finely detailed, worn post WW2, believed introduced in 1948 and made whilst the Regiment was in Germany. Circa 47mm high and 37mm wide. Three original silvered loops to the reverse. A heavy item with good sharp detail with no wear to finish to front of badge. Linklater & Dine p56 refers.
Bi Metal arm badge with all three original loops to reverse. In excellent condition with minor service wear to loops. Would have been worn on a mourning black back backing. Circa 47mm tall and 38mm wide.
Formed in 1971 by amalgamation of the 3rd Carabiniers and Royal Scots Greys.
Linaker & Dine Plate 12.1 refers.
Worn on left sleeve, white to front. White / Black diamond sewn on to a khaki backing. In good condition.
A die stamped silver plated crowned 'QO' monogram, reversed and intertwined below a King's crown. Two original silvered lugs to the reverse. Silver plated (unmarked). Circa 5.7cm tall. Slight twisting to cross on top of orb. otherwise in very good condition with sharp detail. A few millimetres taller than the examples noted in Linaker & Dine.
A nicely padded example in silver and gold bullion thread on a yellow and blue background (blue behind the tablet Waterloo ). Circa 1971 onwards. In great condition with some small glue traces to reverse.
Linaker & Dine Colour Plate B refers.
Queen's crown silver bullion wire embroidered NCO's sleeve badge. The " Q O " cypher surmounted by a red inset crown on a blue backing. In very good condition. Pre 1993.
Peter Seaman p88 / Linaker & Dine Colour Plate & p83 refer.
Large POW feathers in unmarked silver plated white metal with three original loops to the reverse, the black felt backing as worn by the 12th Royal (Prince of Wales's Own) Lancers and brass backing plate with securing cotter pins. Some polishing to high points of plumes and green spots of verdigris on one side of the brass backing plate. A nice example and it came like this. Also worn following amalgamation by the 9th /12th Lancers but they tended to be in chrome. Circa 5.5cm tall without backings.
Linaker & Dine p96-98 refer.
As worn from 1960 until 1992 (when the regiment was amalgamated as the Light Dragoons), a silver bullion QMO monogram on circular black felt backing. Circa 4.4cm in diameter including backing cloth (monogram only is 32mm by 33mm). A little bit tarnished and dusty looking otherwise in very good condition. Some blue material stuck to reverse.
Linaker & Dine Colour Plate D and p112 refer.
A die struck white metal arm badge with horizontal motto scroll, with two original loops (east - west) to reverse. In very good condition. A large pattern is shown against this badge for scale purposes only, it is not for sale with this badge. Circa.44mm wide by 40mm tall.
See Plate 8.11 in Linaker & Dine which features this badge which apparently was also worn by Trumpeters.
A fine scarce large die struck silver plated arm badge variant ("butch" horse variety!). Two original loops to the reverse. Lugs slight twisted in otherwise in very good condition (the rear leg is not fractured). Circa 37mm tall and 71mm wide.
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