A scarce pair of black and red on khaki embroidered rank crowns as worn on battledress.
As worn on battledress. Pre 1952. In very good condition.
In unissued condition with no moth or damage, a rare WW2 cloth item relating to service in earlier conflicts. The size of the stripe matches the WW1 wound stripes at circa 2 inches in length.
Mentioned but not illustrated in Badges on Battledress by Jon Mills on page 298. Only one could be worn irrespective of the number of wound stripes that the individual may have been entitled to wear in WW1.
For a WW2 Civil Defence version of this being wound stripe beign worn see:
In unissued condition, a scarce pair of WW2 calico printers printed shoulder titles. Economy issues such as this were produced in late 1942 onwards. Not often encountered.
A scarce regimental specific officer's quality issue in red embroidered thread on a cream / ivory coloured background as worn by the Gloucestershire Regiment and its successor unit the RGBW (Royal Gloucestershire, Berkshire & Wiltshire Regiment).
In super condition with 2GR buttons and retaining fittings all present and correct. Property of and worn by Col Denis Roland Wood, ex 2GR. Together with a black Gurkha lanyard and a matched pair of blackened rank insignia for Lieutenant-Colonel.
Khaki Drill Shirt Sleeve Order Slip-on with No 1 Dress rank pips stars, fire gilt and enamel for the rank of Captain. In very good condition.
Nicely shaped brass, crossed swords with green felt backing cloth and four original loops to the reverse with retaining cotter pins. Superior quality and in very good condition.
Edward & langley No 9C refers
On maroon airborne colours felt backing. Circa 4.7cm tall and in very good condition. Removed from beret / hat.
Padded cloth officer's King's crown and two pips, the pips of slightly differing sizes, maroon airborne colour backing cloth to all, one pip circa 3cm by 2.7cm and the smaller one, 2.3cm by 2.5cm. Removed from uniform, in good condition. Crown is 3.4cm tall and 3.4cm wide.
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