Some fraying to edges, heavy duty tartan cloth with the yellow central strip indicating the 2nd Battalion of the Gordons (1st Battalion wore a curved pattern). Traces of white bluetack to one side, otherwise in good condition and scarce. Of Scottish interest.
In 1961, the Dorset Yeomanry became the 250th Medium Regiment together with the West Somerset Yeomanry and wore this title from 1961 - 1967. In very good condition.
In good condition with some traces of white bluetack to the reverse. Jon Mills Badges on Battledress No 5305 refers.
Refused permission in November 1955 to wear RA and W&C Yeo brass titles as 251st Field Regt RA; requested a supplementary yellow on buff cloth title May !957. Redesigned W&C Yeo and approved Feb 1958 and again May 1964.
Removed from uniform, some white blue tack to reverse but otherwise in good condition. A scarce title.
Formerly the 22nd London Regiment (The Queen's), from 1937 it was known as the 6th (Bermondsey) Battalion of The Queen's Royal Regiment (West Surrey).
Between 1939 and 1947, it became the 1/6th Battalion, as a 2/6th Battalion had been created, forming part of 131 Brigade which served in France, North Africa, Italy and Northern Europe. In 1961, it was amalgamated with 4th and 5th Battalions to form a new 3rd Battalion.
Attractively embroidered, early, probably pre WW1 or WW1 title. Hessian backing. In very good condition and scarce.
Removed from uniform, one edge curled up but will flatten with a soft iron, some edge fraying otherwise in reasonable condition. Worn by the rank Staff Sergeant/ Colour Sergeant (SSgt/ CSgt) from the 1960s until 1980.
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A small title with orange / light brown embroidered lettering on a pale khaki / tan background. The title has its original paper backing the the reverse. Small rectangle of fixing tape to reverse of backing paper, otherwise in very good condition. Of South African interest.
BoBD (Jon Mills) No 1848 refers (but this one is lighter in colour).
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A really nice striking with sharp detail and two original loops to the reverse. worn 1902 - 1913 only. Circa
54mm x 34mm. King's Crown.
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A large well made die cast white metal with two original loops to the reverse. Circa 52mm tall and 63mm wide. Lovely condition with sharp detail. King's Crown. Worn 1902-1913. Scarce.
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A scarce Khaki Drill slip-on shoulder title with blue cloth ribbon bar indicating D company of the Royal Ulster Rifles, most probably worn with shirt sleeve order in Hong Kong and Korea in the 1950s. Brass shoulder title with lugs, has been blackened by has lost most of this finish. Sun faded to front, brighter to reverse. Scarce.
BoBD (Jon Mills) p395 refers for information relating to the company bars worn as epaulette ribbons and how the 1st Battalion of the Regiment was permitted to continue wearing these on joining the Airborne Forces, as follows:
A Coy - White
B Coy - Brown
C Coy - Yellow
D Coy - Blue
Support Coy - Black
HQ Coy - Green
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On hold for BR
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