Victorian Essex Regiment Officers Silver Plated and Gilt Waist Belt Clasp (WBC)
An attractive item, some light polishing to silver plated device mounted to centre and gilt worn back from service wear. Matching benchmarks, Victorian crown and ornate scrolls belt ends.
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Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders A&SH Blackened Anodised Aluminium Cap Badge - Northern Ireland Issue
These were issued so as to be invisible on night patrols. Retains almost all the factory applied black finish. Very difficult to come by as they were only issued in small numbers. Lugs original but slightly bent inwards. Circa 1960's / 70's.
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WW2 Bedfordshire & Hertfordshire Regiment Battledress Cloth Formation Sign Combination
Removed from uniform, a bit grubby, three felt arms of service strips with a felt regimental flash black / amber (yellow) / black for the Bedfordshire & Hertfordshire Regiment sewn to a rectangle of khaki battledress uniform material. Some slight moth graze to the amber (yellow) felt otherwise in good overall condition.
BoBD (Jon Mills) No 794 for the flash.
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East Yorkshire (formerly 15th Foot) Regiment Mess Waiter's Button
A large button at 27mm in diameter, open backed with fixed shank and maker marked Firmin & Sons Ld, St Martins Lane, London. Some wear to silver plate and light staining to front otherwise in good condition. Circa 1894 - 1908 (with this address to the reverse). Scarce.
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Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) blackened economy ((not fully voided) Cap badge
A good die-stamped blackened and lightly voided issue on two original loops. Crowned 'RAAF' resting in Wattle sprays. Some orange coloured stains possibly the underlying metal showing through, but other than that a scarce badge.
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Westminster Dragoons Yeomanry (Territorials) Gidling Metal Brass Cap Badge
A die struck cap badge with original slider (a small crack in the slider near the top bend but seems stable). Brass dark toned otherwise in good condition. Post 1908.
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WW2 Home Front - Observer Corps Officer's Gilt Cap Badge
A scarce original officer's pre 1941 die cast figure of an Elizabethan coast-watcher holding a flaming torch and scanning the horizon resting in a curved scroll inscribed 'Observer Corps'; the reverse retaining three of three blades / tabs. Gilt finish now a little dulled and worn to front otherwise in good condition with no damage. Circa 4.2cms tall.
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4th / 5th / 6th / 7th Battalion (Territorial Force) The Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) Other Ranks White Metal Glengarry Badge - No Sphinx
A scarce Territorial Force badge (post 1908) as worn by the 4th, 5th, 6th and 7th Battalions pre WW1 without the Sphinx. Two original large copper loops with splayed feet (some service wear to these), as only found on this badge. This pattern has both Lacessit and Lacesset spellings on the oval scroll, this one being 'Lacessit'. In very good condition with sharp detail. King's crown.
T / Y / QOR Glasgow - Queen's Own Royal Glasgow Yeomanry One Piece Gilt Brass Shoulder Title
A scarce one piece gilt brass territorials shoulder title with three original loops to the reverse. Post 1908.
Westlake No 314 refers.
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Scottish Dumbarton White Metal Shoulder Title - 9th Bn A&SH Pipers?
In good condition with two original hex fixings to reverse. The lower part of a title which would have been worn by Dumbarton Rifle Volunteers or by a piper post 1908 when they became the 9th Territorial Battalion Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders. Scarce. Any information welcome.
Bloomer p119 shows a T/9/A&SH/Dumbarton in brass. Westlake states the 'Dumbarton' was also worn se... read more