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Kings Own Border Regiment Matched Facing Pair of Embroidered Yellow on Green Cloth Shoulder Titles

Kings Own Border Regiment Matched Facing Pair of Embroidered Yellow on Green Cloth Shoulder Titles

A good matched and facing pair. A design which included a glider in deference to their WW2 Airborne exploits. Worn from 1959 onwards. A small tear hole to top of backing cloth on one of them otherwise in good condition.

Comm GrH
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Code: 60178

20.00 GBP

Special Air Service SAS Bullion and Silk Thread Beret Badge

Special Air Service SAS Bullion and Silk Thread Beret Badge

A nicely padded example with hessian backing. In unissued condition. Circa 1980s - 1990s. Of Special Forces interest.

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Code: 64819

45.00 GBP

Rare Glider Pilot Regiment Woven Felt Cloth Shoulder Title

Rare Glider Pilot Regiment Woven Felt Cloth Shoulder Title

A post war battledress shoulder title, removed from uniform, now a bit grubby and some staining but very hard to come by. The light blue backing is now more brown in colour. Glider facing left. Circa 11.8cm wide and 4.4cm tall. Some traces of white bluetack to the reverse.

Comm GrH
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Code: 62485

225.00 GBP

WW2 Commando Woven White on Black Felt Cloth Shoulder Title

WW2 Commando Woven White on Black Felt Cloth Shoulder Title

Hessian backed, white more of an off white now but in good condition with a light bluetack trace to the reverse. BoBD confirms these were also worn by the Free French Commandos.

BoBD No 2049 refers (see also page 387).

Comm GrH
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Code: 62484

75.00 GBP

APJI Parachute Wings - Assistant Parachute Jump Instructor

APJI Parachute Wings - Assistant Parachute Jump Instructor

An early issue (from 1955 onwards) cotton on felt paste backed variety in very good unissued condition.

Army Personnel attached to the Royal Air Force for the purposes of training parachutists were designated as Assistant Parachute Jump Instructors and wore this proficiency badge on the upper right arm. Authorised by ACI 25 in 1955.

Edwards & Langley No 120A<... read more

Code: 64782

45.00 GBP

Parachute Regiment Brass Shoulder Title

Parachute Regiment Brass Shoulder Title

A single brass shoulder title with 2 originakl loops to reverse. Introduced in 1950. In very good condition.

Westlake No 1439 refers.

Comm SiSa read more

Code: 63487

6.00 GBP

WW2 Royal Air Force (RAF) No 1 Parachute Training School Gilt and Enamel Lapel Pin Badge Brooch, Kings Crown - Miller

WW2 Royal Air Force (RAF) No 1 Parachute Training School Gilt and Enamel Lapel Pin Badge Brooch, Kings Crown - Miller


Circa 3.3cms tall with original pin fitting. Enamel in very good condition. Maker marked 'H W Miller Ltd Branston St, B'Ham.18'. Of Airborne / Special Forces interest also. Scarce.

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Code: 64730

55.00 GBP

WW2 Special Forces - Commando Signals Embroidered Red on Black Felt Cloth Shoulder Title

WW2 Special Forces - Commando Signals Embroidered Red on Black Felt Cloth Shoulder Title

Removed from uniform, in very good condition. Some traces of glue to the reverse.

Formed in 1942 and attached to Commando HQ. There were two signalmen per Commando Troop. This is the second pattern introduced later in 1942 (previously it had been white on black). See Peter Taylor's book, page 65 and BoBD (Mills) No 2102, who confirms on page 384 that the embroidered versions wer... read more

Code: 62878

375.00 GBP

Rare WW2 Special A Service Airborne Armoured Unit Embroidered White on Dark Blue Cloth Shoulder Title

Rare WW2 Special A Service Airborne Armoured Unit Embroidered White on Dark Blue Cloth Shoulder Title

Three Special Service Companies, (later designated as Squadrons) were raised in July 1941 with the designation of A, B and C. They were raised from volunteers drawn from the cavalry regiments of the 2nd Armoured Brigade (The Queens Bays, 9th Royal Lancers and 10th Royal Hussars). The idea was to train the men in the use of glider borne light tanks which was under investigation at the time.
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Code: 62502

425.00 GBP

WW2 Commando Brigade Matched Pair of Printed Dagger Formation Signs

WW2 Commando Brigade Matched Pair of Printed Dagger Formation Signs

Removed from uniform, in 'as worn' condition. Red, unsheathed daggers, with blades pointing upwards, set on black backgrounds.

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Code: 58731

65.00 GBP