Issued in 1882, the white horse facing left over a brass scroll Invicta, replacing the dragon collar badge and then being replaced once again by the dragon collar badge in 1894. Two original lugs to the reverse. In good condition but with some wear to the lugs. A confusing and unexpected change in regimental motif. Scarce.
Churchill No 78 refers.
A heavy cast silver plated (unmarked) cap badge with two original lugs to the reverse. Maker marked Ludlow London to reverse. In good condition. Ludlow are noted for making officers badges.
In unissued condition, with some white bluetack to the reverse. A great matched pair.
A small curved title, hessian backed, some traces of white bluetack to the reverse otherwise in good condition. As BoBD No 198 but cut down as was the fashion in some regiments (such as the West Yorks BoBD No 186 refers), to mimic the brass shoulder titles previously worn and sewn permanently to their battledress tunics.
Medium pattern button. Fixed shank.Circa 20mm in diameter. Backmarked JR Gaunt & Son Ltd, London, England. Gilt in good condition, minor tarnishing.
An Officer's silver plated pouch belt plate circa 1953 - 1960. This is the scarce short-lived pattern with no King's crown borne on the plate between the ERI monogram and the Queen's Crown. With backing plate, three of three original screw posts, washers and three mismatched retaining nuts. Some dark toning and a small bit of damage to the right hand tip of the bottom scroll where the silver scroll overlay has been removed, hard to spot and an easy repair for a silversmith if you are inclined to have it restored to its full glory. The owner's name scratched to both faces of the backing plate, 'D R Wood'. Circa 11cm tall. A lovely item and scarce.
Two original lugs and stamped Dowler Birmingham to the reverse. Circa 4.4cm wide and 1.3cm tall. In very good condition. Worn circa 1926 - 1948 only.
Trans Jordan was a British created state post WW1 from the remnants of the Ottoman Empire. The Frontier Force was created in 1926 as a ground unit when the RAF took responsibility for the defence of the territory. Many of its members came originally from the Palestine Gendarmerie / Police. It was disbanded in 1948.
Renfrew et al, Vol 2 No 2285 refers.
A scarce theatre made die cast brass example worn circa 1943-48. An olive tree to the centre of a circlet bearing the title, "Palestine " in English ,Arabic and Hebrew. Original copper slider to the reverse. In very good condition.
Raised in September 1942 and disbanded in August 1948. Issues of this badge first started to appear in November 1943.
Renfrew et al, Vol 1 No 1244 refers.
A lovely pair, with some minor service wear and complete with original chain, clasp and three original horizontal loops to the reverse of each grenade. Worn by regiments such as the Northumberland Fusiliers, etc. Also potentially Grenadier Guards. Worn circa 1864 - 1905.
Col D Wood No 217 refers.
Dis struck white metal oval badge with two original dark toned lugs to the reverse (some service wear to lugs but still fully functional). Circa 4.6cm wide and 2.4cm tall.
In July 1918 the Newcastle-upon-Tyne Volunteer Training Corps were renamed and became part of the 2nd Volunteer Battalion, The Northumberland Fusiliers.
Westlake No 768 refers.
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