A&SH Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders Pipers Belt-end Badge
A small silver plated cast example with two screw fittings and with original nuts and washers, worn on the piper's cross belt and one of three such ornaments, this one located on the belt tip. In good condition with original retaining nuts, detail not sharp on account of being a cast example. Cat's tail up. Circa 7.2cms wide and 3.1cms tall. Thank you to Rhys for the information. Comm DaM... read more
Post 1952 Pair of Parachute Regiment Officers Bronze OSD Collar Badges - matched facing pair
A good matched facing pair of bronze die cast collar badges with two lugs on each, east-west. In very good condition and a colour match too.
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Scots Guards Officers Forage Cap Star Badge
A two-part constructed cap star silver plated and gilt with green translucent enamel to centre and an original pin and C clasp fitting with safety clasp to the rear. Circa 5cms across. Worn on the Glengarry and Balmoral cap. Gilt now worn back to the brass, silver plate dark toned enamel intact and otherwise in good condition. An earlier example.
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WW1 Scots Guards Other Ranks Brass Gilding Metal Cap Badge - Slider
In good condition with sharp detail and original slider to the reverse (stain to slider). Possibly a WW1 issue with a slider. Usually encountered with lugs.
K&K Vol 1 No 908 refers.
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WW1 84 / VAD / DEVON Volunteer Aid Detachment One piece Brass Shoulder Title
In very good condition with original as manufactured brooch-type fitting. This is as found issued to women. Westlake notes that even-numbered units were formed of women, odd-numbered units were formed of men (p167).
VAD companies were formed in 1909 to supplement the medical elements of the Territorial Force.
Westlake 813 refers (who notes that VAD titles often... read more
T / 6 / A&SH Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders One Piece Brass Shoulder Title
In Good condition with three of three original copper loops to the reverse. Worn 1908 - 1921, when they were amalgamated with the 5th Battalion.
Westlake No 1414 refers.
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Royal Army Chaplains Department RAChD QEII Issue Silver Cap Badge
Cap / Stole badge with original pin fitting and safety clasp. Small stamp to reverse with maker's initials, not a hallmark but clearly made of silver.
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4/5th Royal Scots (Queen's Own Edinburgh Rifles) Astrakhan Boss / Side Badge
A small an unusual badge, worn on the front corded boss and as a side badge on the Rifles Astrakhan hat and unique to the 4/5th Royal Scots (TA) - Queen's Own Edinburgh Rifles. Die struck in bronze with two copper metal prongs for attachment to the hat / cord, circa 26mm tall and 24mm wide. See final photo for it being worn.
See my item 66497 for the shoulder title.
3rd Queen Alexandra's Own Gurkha Rifles White Metal Kilmarnock Cap Badge, King's Crown
A genuine example of this much copied badge with two original loops to the reverse, in unissued condition complete with cotter pin. Correctly voided to centre of cypher. Worn from circa 1910 - 1947. Circa 50mm tall and 43mm wide.
This is a pre independence, 3rd Queen Alexandra's Own Gurkha Rifles.
India gained its independence in 1947 and the regiment was one o... read more
WW2 9th Battalion Royal Tank Regiment (RTR) Gilding Metal Brass Arm Badge
Die struck with two original D shaped loops the reverse, a UK made badge. Worn by all ranks of the 9th Battalion Royal Tank Regiment on the left upper arm. In very good condition with sharp detail. Circa 4cms wide and 3.2cms tall. Scarce.
Originally awarded to the WWI 9th Battalion Royal Tank Regiment by the French 3rd Infantry Division's commander, General Bourgon, for servi... read more