1st Buckinghamshire (Bucks) Rifle Volunteer Corps (RVC) Other Ranks Matched and Facing Pair of Blackened Brass Collar Badges
Die cast with two original loops to the reverse of each. One slight break in the chain of the swan facing to the right otherwise in very good condition with the black worn through to give an attractive patina.
Worn from 1876 until 1908. From 1881 known as 3rd Volunteer Battalion. retaining its status as a rifle regiment and pretty much its RVC uniform, becoming the Buckinghamshire Battalion in 1908. Attractive wear to black finish on the highpoints otherwise in very good condition and nicely curved / domed. Circa 2.1cm tall. Worn in facing pairs (thanks to Stephen for the confirmation). Scarce.
Churchill No 1207 refers.