WW2 Home Front WLA Women 's Land Army Embroidered Arm Title
Red embroidered lettering geen felt rectangle, circa 7cm x 3.6cm, hessian backed. Has some age to it. Good condition with no moth and minor edge fraying. Not often encountered.
33rd ( Ardwick ) Lancashire Volunteer Rifles NCOs Pouch Belt Plate
An attractive and scarce sergeant 's blackened die struck pouch belt plate with three original screw posts to the reverse. Some light rippling from wear and a small but very neat repair to the small square at the top of the crown which has been neatly re-affixed. Does not detract. Worn 1860 - 1880.
The 33rd were renumbered the 20th Lancashire Rifle Volunteers in 1880 ... read more
H.A.C. Honourable Artillery Company other Ranks Large Pattern Artillery Pattern Cap Badge
Curved to shape, large pattern ((not the smaller beret badge version) fixed wheel with original slider to the reverse. Some polishing to detail on high points otherwise in good condition and not that easy to come by. King ' s crown as worn from 1902 on the forage cap.
K&K Vol 1 no 1762 refers.
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5th ( Cumberland ) Battalion The Border Regiment Other Ranks White Metal Cap Badge
A die-struck white metal issue on its original slider. Sharp detail and in excellent condition. A post 1908 issue.
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WW2 Wiltshire Regiment Printed White on Red Cloth Shoulder Title
A printed wartime issue white on red cloth shoulder title. Traces of glue and paper to the reverse otherwise in good condition.
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WW2 Norway - Free Norwegian Forces 1942 Birmingham hallmarked silver cap badge
An excellent die-cast example on loops. Within an oak wreath, crowned cypher of King Haakon VII. Maker marked JRG & S (JR Gaunt & Sons) and Date letter S for 1942. Circa 3.6cm in diameter. Scarce.
Coincidently this was the year of formation of the No 10 ( Interallied ) Commando which included No 5 Troop formed of Norwegians. So also of special forces interest. Privat... read more
South Africa - Special Service Battalion ( S.S.B. ) Cap Badge
Bronzed cap badge with two loops to the reverse, one a later replacement, otherwise in very good condition. Worn 1934 - 1963.
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Kings Colonials Imperial Yeomanry - South African D Squadron Facing Pair of Collar Badges
A very rare pair of brass collar badges worn by "D" Squadron South Africa . An ostrich in front of a mountain range and a stylized sunrise above the furled title scroll, "British African " . Facing, not quite matching due to slightly different lugs but otherwise a good match. Each is circa 2.8cm tall and 3.3cm wide.
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Rare King 's Own Scottish Borderers ( KOSB ) Adjutant 's Bronze Die Cast Cap Badge
A small cap badge (the cap badge design, not the very different collar badge design) at only 3.5cm tall. Die cast bronze with two original long loops to the reverse. An extremely rare badge only worn by the Adjutant of each Battalion. I have only encountered this before in white metal / silver, never as an OSD badge, and this is slightly smaller than them. It was regimental practice ... read more