15/19th King's Own Hussars Lt-Col Khaki Drill KD Epaulettes / Slip ons
A matched pair of No 2 dress senior officer insignia, embroidered white on yellow felt rank insignia for the rank of Lieutenant- Colonel embroidered with officer pattern shoulder title design XVX1XH in white thread. In very good condition with only minor service wear. In 1970s a Royal Armoured Corps Pattern was worn. See also item 65603 above for his full dress / No 1 set of epaulettes.
Royal Welch Fusiliers (RWF) Pioneers Full Dress Ceremonial Matched Set of Bullion Badges
Traditionally Pioneers of the Grenadier Guards and Fusilier Regiments wore a grenade above crossed hatches / axes (See 7A in Edwards & Langley). These are attributed by the owner to the Royal Welch Fusiliers. See also p10 of Issue 15 of the magazine series "Regiment - Royal Welch Fusiliers 1689 - 1996" (Aug/Sept 1996) for a colour photo of the Regimental Pioneers in full dress and wearing thi... read more
1st Class Machine Gunner / Machine Gun Marksman Gilding Metal Two Piece Proficiency Arm Sleeve Badge
A two-piece badge with two original loops to reverse of each part and fixing pins. In very good condition. First issued on the basis of fourteen machine gunners per regiment and later to the MGC to users of the Vickers Machine Gun.
Edwards & Langley No 56A refers.
Comm ErYa read more
Regimental Pioneer Axes Crossed Brass Proficiency Arm Badge
In good condition with four small original loops to the reverse.
Worn by the pioneers of Infantry regiments, typically about 11 individuals per battalion. Some wore an additional device above, Grenadier Guards and Fusilier Regiments a plain grenade, Light Infantry Regiments a bugle and the other Guards regiments had their own distinctions.
Edward & Langley 7A re... read more
British Army Warrant Officers Second Class Kings Crown Bullion Insignia Rank Badge No 1 Dress, pre 1952
Removed from uniform but in stunning condition, a large sleeve arm badge in gold bullion thread with padded velvet and silk threads all on a scarlet red felt backing. Circa 5cms tall and 6cms across when the backing is included. In good overall condition.
Comm ViCr read more
British Army Rough Rider, Riding Instructor, Remount Trainer Brass Spur Proficiency Trade Sleeve Arm Badge
A scarce original early 20th century army proficiency badge in the form of a die cast brass spur this example retains its original three loop fittings. Very good condition. Circa 4.3cms tall.
Edwards and Langley p13, 6B refers.
Coll read more
Farrier / Shoesmith / Blacksmith British Army Cavalry Brass Proficiency Arm Badge
Die struck brass with two original lugs to the reverse. Worn on upper right arm by units which retained its horses. Circa 3cm tall.
Edwards & langley No 4A refers.
Coll read more
Skill in Driving Steering Wheel Prize Proficiency Trade Arm Badge - Mechanised Units
Introduced in the early 1930s and abolished in 1950, this steering wheel brass badge was awarded to Mechanised Batteries of the Royal Artillery and from 1936 to Royal Engineer and Royal Signals also, at the rate of one prize per unit and were also worn in WW2 to signify driving instructors. Circa 3.5cm in diameter, die cast brass metal and with cotter pin and two original lugs to the reverse. I... read more
Royal Artillery (RA) Sergeants NCO Arm / Sleeve Brass Arm Badge
Right facing, in good condition with two original lugs to the reverse. Circa 4.8cm wide and 2cm tall.
Coll read more
British Army Collar Maker / Saddler / Saddletree Maker / Harness Makers Brass Proficiency Arm Badge
A quality brass arm badge in the shape of a horse bit with four horizontally fitted original loops to the reverse. Circa 4cm tall and 3.5cms wide. In very good condition.
Worn on the upper right arm of the trades listed in the title for mainly horse units such as the Cavalry of the Line, Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers, Royal Signals and the Army Service Corps (ASC).