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Harness Badge to the 8th Royal Irish Hussars. Lovely original in gilt with silver overlay. The Maid of Erin surrounded by 14 shamrocks. on a gilt background. It is 3" X 2" and a very solid item. mounted on a lovely leather mounting piece. The moto is pristinae virtutis memores.
Victorian 78th Ross-shire Buffs Officers Shoulder Belt Plate One of the oldest designs in the British Army the basic pattern was adopted around 1807. The scrolls for Maida - Java - and Assaye were worn until 1860 when the honours Persia and Kooshab were added. Became the 2nd Battalion Seaforths in 1881. This SBP is in superb condition
Victorian Artillery Volunteers Officers Large Busby Badge A lovely example in 4 piece construction in silver plate. A corker
Victorian Liverpool Scottish 8th VB Officers Waist Belt Plate A lovely early example numbered number 19 and stamped with the maker mark Firmin and Sons Ltd London & Birmingham. As good as it gets.
102 Ulster & Scottish Light Air Defence Regt Royal Artillery Volunteers Piper Banner Extremely fine example pipe banner to this short lived Unit. On Maroon Silk with bullion edges. (Not purple as it shows in the photos)It measures 20" by 12" wide. On one side is the units designation and Royal Artillery Badge all bullion is very bright (does not show up well in photos. On reverse side Portcullis in bright bullion The Red Hand of Ulster. Queens Crown in bright bullion Royal Artillery Crest and motto in bright bullion. A truly superb item and Very very scarce
107th Bengal Infantry (2nd Royal Sussex Regt) Officers 1881 Helmet Plate One of the scarcest British Badges I have owned. Worn between1878 and 1881, in 1881 they became the 2nd Battn Royal Sussex. This HP is in absolutely mint condition. The fire gilt is absolutely pristine. My pictures don't do it justice. Not in Kipling & King
10th Lanarkshire (Glasgow Highlanders) Rifle Vols O/Rs Badge A really lovely example. The badge was worn by the 10th Lanarkshire Rifle Volunteers and was worn between 1880 through to1887 when it became the 5th Volunteer Battn. The Highland Light Infantry. See other listings for this badge. In very good condition
17th Lancers NCOs Victorian Helmet Plate A senior NCOs helmet plate in brass and white metal (possibly low grade silver) with The battle honours Alma Inkerman, Balaclava and Sevastopol, Central India and South Africa 1879. 6 fittings for the silver metal ornamentation and two long screw posts for helmet
1st (King,s) Dragoon Guards O/Rs Victorian Helmet Plate This large plate was worn on the helmet from 1842. It is a white metal star with gilt garter and the numeral 1 in silvered metal on a black leather or enamel background 4 good mounting bolts and nuts to rear.
1st Administrative Battalion Somersetshire Rifle Volunteers Officers Silver Pouch Badge A Very scarce large ( 3.5" X 2") Silvered pouch badge to this unit formed in the City of Bath in 1860. in 1882 they became the 1st Volunteer Battn The Somerset Light Infantry. two good screw posts to rear
1st Battn Gordon Highlanders early pipers plaid brooch This brooch has the very large Victorian type fastener and the scarcer BY DAND spelling of the regimental motto A nice example in white metal or silver plate and in very good condition
1st Fifeshire Artillery Volunteers Helmet Plate QVC 1881-91 The First Fifeshire Artillery Volunteers were consolidated in 1880 with their HQ at St Andrews with 13 batteries. The badge was worm from 1881-1891 Bloomer 326. 3 original lugs to rear pinched but could be opened
27th Regiment of Foot The Inniskillings 1878-1881 Officers Helmet Plate One of the scarcest of helmet plates. This is K&K 192. It was worn by Officers of the 27th for just 3 years before the 1881 amalgamations. When they became the 1st Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. (When did you see another?) In superb condition and varies only from K&K in that it has a black felt backing to the silver castle.
2nd Battalion The Royal Scots Bonnet Badge 1845 An extremely scarce badge to the Royal Scots only worn by the 2nd Battalion as shown in Bloomers Blue Book. In silver and gilt 5 piece construction. Around 90% gilt remaining. Missing pin fastener to rear but does not detract from the badge
2nd Battn The Royal Scots Officers Forage Cap badge 1871-80 An extremely scarce and lovely badge In Silver, Gilt and Enamel. This is Bloomer Book 1 No 29. 70mm (2.75") Tall and 60mm (2.25") wide. Silver in very good condition with all rays intact. Gilt very good. The blue backing plate is original but the enamel has been replaced with blue enamel paint. This could be repaired or re enamelled. Fastening Pin intact.Catch missing. Very scarce.
2nd Edinburgh Rifle Volunteer Corps Cloth Helmet Plate Formed from the many Rifle Volunteers in Edinburgh around 1880 this badge is in superb condition.
2nd Guards (Coldstream Guards) Georgian Officers Shoulder Belt Plate This scarce plate is a Battalion Officers Plate (Parkin 65) In very good condition It is a heavy and measures 3" by 2.25" The gilt is in very fine condition and has been professionally cleaned. The redenamel looks to be a modern repair. The backing plate may be silver. Presents very well
2nd Hampshire Volunteer Rifles Victorian Glengarry Badge A Nice little cast badge in white metal with two good lugs to the rear
2nd Midlothian & Peebles Rifle Volunteers O/Rs Glengarry badge This badge was worn between 1880 when the Midlothian and Peebles RV were consolidated until 1887-8 when they became the 6th Volunteer Battn The Royal Scots. Some slight distortion to badge and lugs missing. Priced to sell.
2nd Midlothians and Peebles Rifle Volunteers QVC Helmet Plate This short lived unit was designated in 1880 with its HQ at Penicuick and stemmed from the 1st-2nd-3rd and 5th Midlothian RVs and the 1st-2nd-3rd and 4th Peebles RVs, In April 1888 they became the 6th Volunteer Battn The Royal Scots. This plate was only worn between 1886 and 1888
31st Lanarkshire Rifle Volunteers Shako Badge The 31st were formed on 21 December 1859 b y workers in the leather trade. A lovely example of this very scarce badge
33rd Foot The Duke of Wellingtons West Riding Regiment Victorian Officers Glengarry badge A very fine Victorian Officers Glengarry badge 1881-1902 in untouched silver and gilt. See also the nice matching Victorian officers collar badges in silver and gilt
33rd of Foot Duke of Wellingtons Victorian Officers Collar badges A really nice pair of Victorian Officers collar badges in fire gilt and silver. These match the glengarry badge also listed.
3rd (Dundee Highland) Volunteer Battalion Black Watch O/Rs Bonnet badge This battalion was raised in1887 from the Forfarshire Rifle Volunteers.A nice crisp example of this scarce badge
3rd Royal Surrey Regiment of Militia Officers Shoulder Belt Plate I suppose the word sumptuous comes to mind. This is a lovely plate to this scarce unit, Who I believe were based in Guildford. It dates to c 1850 and the unit became the 4th Battalion of the East Surrey Regt in 1881. It has a lovely gilt plate overlaid with a silver star which in turn is overlaid with wreath of oak leaves on gilt and over this a crowned circlet bearing the words 3rd Royal Surrey Regt. This on a lovely and fully intact blue enamel plate. Superb
47th Lancashire Regiment Officers Shoulder Belt Plate 1830-1855 This is Parkyn 375 and carres the battle honours Ava Tarifa St Sebastian Vittoria and Peninsula. A rare item in lovely condition
4th (Halifax) West Yorks Rifle Volunteers Officers Crossbelt Plate This is a large 4" X 2.5" Plate in gilt bras (crown) and silvered white metal. Four companies of RV were formed in Halifax in 1859 and consolidated as the 4th on 27th April 1860. It later became 1st Vol Battalion The Duke of Wellington's Regt in 1883. A super and rare item 2 screw posts to rear.
4th Corps Lancashire (Manchester Rifle Volunteers) Silvered Officers Glengarry Badge A scarce and very nice silvered example of this badge complete with its blue and white edged backing patch. This unit became the 1st Volunteer Battalion the Manchester Regiment in 1888 and the 5th Battalion Manchesters in 1908
4th Lanarkshire (1st Northern) Rifle Volunteers Helmet Plate A scarce HP to the 4th Lanarkshire RV formed on the 12th December 1859 and who after much migration became the 4th Vol Battn The Cameronians in 1887. In very good condition. Top loop removed
4th Volunteer Battalion Scottish Rifles (Cameronians) Glengarry Badge Formed from the Lanarkshire Rifle Volunteers in 1887 The 4th contributed over 70 men to the Boer war. This is the badge that was worn on the glengarry and also the post 1904 Slouch Hat. This is a silvered example so is probably NCOs or Officers
4th Volunteer Battn Scottish Rifles Slouch Cap Badge Nice O/Rs example as seen on p41 Blue Bloomer. Worn between 1887 and 1908. 78 men fought in the Boer War
4th-5th Royal Scots Cross Belt Badge This is a much larger version of the cap badge in superb condition. In silver gilt and enamel. Worn around 1922. Maker marked to rear, WM Anderson & Son Edinburgh
4th-5th Royal Scots Officers Bonnet Badge A Lovely example in Silver and Gilt with enamel centre. Maker Marked , WM Anderson Edinburgh c 1922. see also the Cross Belt badge also listed
4th/5th Battalion The Royal Scots Officers Cross Belt or Pouch badge Came with the glengarry badge this is in Silver Gilt and Green enamel. A Large badge it is 2.5 inches wide by 2.75 wide . Retailed by Marshall and Aitken Edinburgh. Truly immaculate.
4th/5th Battalion The Royal Scots Officers Glengarry Badge In Silver Gilt and green enamel. A superb item Maker Marked to Wm Anderson & Sons Edinburgh. Absolutely immaculate
54th West Norfolk Officers Last Shako Badge 1869-1878 Became the 2nd Battalion The Dorset Regiment in 1881. A Nice original badge with gilt in fine condition
54th West Norfolk Regiment Officers Shako Badge 1869-1878 The 54th became the 2nd Battalion The Dorsetshire regiment in 1881. There are two examples of this badge one with a sphinx with Egypt in the tablet and this one with Marabout.This is a fine example of this scarce badge
54th West Norfolk Regiment ORs Glengarry badge pre 1881 A scarce and original badge dating from 1874 to 1881 when they became the 2nd Battalion The Dorsetshire Regiment KK 513
5th (Perthshire Highland) Battalion The Black Watch Glengarry Badge A nice original cast white metal badge to this unit which was formed out of the Perthshire Highland Rifle Volunteers in 1887. Ken shots these guys, they had no less than 17 rifle ranges designated for their use. See also the Belt Plate also listed.
5th (Perthshire Highland) Battalion The Black Watch Officers Crossbelt Badge A nice companion piece to the Glengarry badge listed. This is the much scarcer Victorian Officer's Cross Belt badge in white metal. It measures 3 and a quarter inches tall and 2 and a half inches wide a scarce a really nice badge. 3 screw posts to rear.The unit was formed in 1887 and over 100 men served in the Boer War
5th (Queens Edinburgh)Volunteer Battalion The Royal Scots NCOs Helmet Plate Nice genuine original item in silvered White metal. The 5th was formed in 1908 from the Queens Edinburgh Rifle Volunteer Brigade. It saw service in Gallipoli, Egypt and the Western Front.
5th Seaforth Highlanders Officers Eagle Feather Badge Very scarce Lieutenants bonnet badge in white metal or silver plate. Only worn by the officers of the 5th. In very nice condition.
5th Seaforth Highlanders Officers Eagle Feather Badge 5th Seaforth Highlanders Officers Eagle Feather Badge Very scarce Captains bonnet badge in white metal or silver plate. Only worn by the officers of the 5th. In very nice condition....
5th Seaforth Highlanders Officers Eagle Feather Badge 5th Seaforth Highlanders Officers Eagle Feather Badge Very scarce Majors bonnet badge in white metal or silver plate. Only worn by the officers of the 5th. In very nice condition....
5th Volunteer Battalion Cameronians Officers Despatch Pouch Scarce item in brown pig skin with red morocco leather backing. Leather in excellent condition. Silver plated badge and fittings The 5th was formed from the 1st Lanarkshire Rifle Volunteers in 1881
603 (City of Edinburgh) Squadron pipers badge Amongst the scarcest of pipers badges. The squadron was operational with Spitfires in time to intercept the first German air raid on the British Isles on 16 October, when it shot down a Junkers Ju-88 bomber into the North Sea east of Dalkeith - the first enemy aircraft to be shot down over Great Britain since 1918, and the first RAF victory in the Second World War. It remained on defensive duties in Scotland until 27 August 1940, when it moved on rotation to Southern England, based with No 11 Group at RAF Hornchurch, where it was operational from 27 August 1940 for the remaining months of the Battle of Britain.one lug missing and apologies for the poor photo
60th Kings Royal Rifle Corps QVC Hallmarked Officers Cross Belt Plate Super solid silver Belt Plate Peninsula Battle Honours With strung bugle to centre 60 within strings. Maker Marked BL&S with London hallmarks Letter is indistinct.
61st (South Irish)Horse Company The Imperial Yeomanry Boer War Slouch Hat badge Very nice and scarce South of Ireland Imperial Yeomanry slouch hat badge, complete with original rosette. The unit was formed in Dublin on the 7th March 1900 They were organised as the 17th Battalion The Imperial Yeomanry.
68th Durham Regiment (DLI) Victorian Drum Majors Mace A unique offering. This mace is in superb condition. It has aVictorian Crown to the top and the ball has both the designation 68 and also a strung bugle horn. It is shorter than the standard regimental mace but this was common with Light Infantry regiments (Marching at double time!) Unique you will never see another! Contact me re mailing charges
6th VB Gordon Highlanders Officers Silver Badge This is as Bloomer 223. The unit originated from the Banffshire Rifle Volunteers and became the 6th VB Gordons in 1884.Over eighty men served with the regulars in the Boer War. Now here's the odd bit. The badge has been inscribed to the front with '5th (Deeside Highland Vol BTn). Whether the officer served in both 5th and 6th Battns? Your guess is as good as mine, but a lovely old cast silver item.Two good lugs to rear
6th Volunteer Battalion Black Watch Officers Cast Silver Glengarry Badge A nice, heavy cast silver example. two silvered lugs to rear in very good condition.
6th/7th Perth and Fife Black Watch Post 1922 O/Rs Glengarry badge This is a fine original and scarce other ranks badge in excellent condition
70th The Surrey Regiment of Foot mid Victorian Officers Shoulder Belt plate A lovely early example. It is a variant of Parkyn 266 and was worn between 1840 and 1855. They became the 2nd Battn The Surrey regiment in 1881 a lovely Gilt Plate with silver star overlay on this a crowned circlet and beneath this the title 'Surrey with the numerals 70 in silver on a black background
71st Highlanders Crimean period forage cap badge This badge was recovered from the Crimea so dates accurately to 1854-56. It is time blackened brass with some distortion to the badge. However, both lugs are intact to rear
71st Highlanders Victorian Officers Shoulder Belt Plate A lovely plate in superb condition with 90% + gilt remaining a very scarce item indeed worn by the 71st from 1841-to their amalgamation as 1st Battalion The Highland Light infantry. They don't get better than this one
72nd Duke of Albany's own Highlanders Silvered Shoulder Belt Plate This is either an officers undress plate or more likely a senior NCOs. It is the standard pattern but is silvered or white metal. A really nice and very scarce item. Worn pre 1881
74th Highlanders (2nd HLI) Pre 1881 Other Ranks Shoulder Belt Plate Nice original example in die stamped brass. Some regimental numbering to rear.
74th Highlanders Officers Shako Plate 1869-1878 Very scarce example in die stamped silver or silver plate. This is Bloomer 158 and K&K 178 worn on the last shako. 2 good lugs to rear. Ex Hugh King Collection
74th Highlanders Victorian Officers or Senior NCOs Glengarry Badge A fine and scarce Silver badge to the 74th Highlanders. This would have been worn from the Crimean war 1854-6 through to the regiment's amalgamation as the "2nd Battalion Highland Light Infantry in 1881. Very scarce. Pin Back fitting Bloomer
75th (Stirlingshire) Regiment O/Rs badge pre 1881 This is genuine example of this much copied badge. It is Bloomer 205. Nicely polished to high points and two good lugs to rear. The 75th were raised in 1787 by Robert Abecromby,They first saw action in India, fighting at Seringapatam and Mysore. (Hence the Royal Tiger in the badge).During the Napoleonic Wars the 75th were stationed in the Mediterranean. Later, during the colonial period they served in South Africa . In 1862 they became the 75th (Stirlingshire) Regiment. In 1881 the 75th amalgamated with the 92nd (Gordon Highlanders) Regiment of Foot to become the 1st battalion, the Gordon Highlanders. They had spent so long away from Scotland that they were effectively an English unit that had to relearn how to wear kilts!
77th East Middlesex Regiment Early Victorial Shoulder Belt Plate This is Parkyn 421 and was worn between 1830 and 1855. The regiment was founded in 1758 and were known as Montgomery's Highlanders. They were disbanded in 1763. They were raised again 1777 and named The Athol Highlanders. This corps was disbanded in 1783. They became the 77th Regt of Foot in 1787 and from 1807 they were known as The East Middlesex Regiment. Finally they were merged as the Second Battalion the Duke of Cambridge's Own Middlesex regiment in 1881. The plate is ion absolutely first class condition.
79th Cameron Highlanders 1840-1881 Officers Shoulder Belt Plate This was worn from 1840 through to the re-organisation in 1881, It is gilt on brass and in very good condition
7th Lanarkshire Rifle Volunteers Glengarry badge Also worn on the slouch hat the 7th Lanarkshire RVs were formed in 1860 and amalgamated into the 4th Battn Cameronians in 1887 a really nice original example
7th VB Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders Dollar Institution Glengarry Badge One of the scarcest badges worn c1890-1908. The Cadets were directly associated with the 7th (Clackmannan and Kinross) Volunteer Battalion of the A&SH. Dollar Academy continues to this day.
8th Kings Irish Hussars Senior NCOs Silver Sleeve Badge No 6 Kings Crown WW1 example. A superb solid silver badge. Slightly smaller than other badges 2.25" X 1.25 Fretted Harp Strings and backing. An absolute beauty.
8th Kings Irish Hussars Senior NCOs Sleeve Badge No 1. This is the first example. Kings Crown. Die struck and silver plated. It is 2.5" tall and 1.5" wide. with fretted harp strings. Complete with backing plate and pins. In excellent condition.
8th Kings Irish Hussars Senior NCOs Sleeve Badge Example 2. Kings Crown. Maids Head different style. Die struck, slightly heavier than No1 and silver plated. It is 2.5" tall and 1.5" wide. with unfretted harp strings. Complete with green cloth backing.
8th Kings Irish Hussars Senior NCOs Sleeve Badge No 3 Kings Crown. Die struck and silver plated. It is 2.5" tall and 1.5" wide. with unfretted harp strings. Similar to No1 but with slight variations and green cloth backing to badge. Three lugs to rear. Excellent condition
8th Kings Irish Hussars Senior NCOs Sleeve Badge No 4 Kings Crown. Most likely WW1. Cast in white metal and silver plated. Slightly smaller than the other badges. Harp strings and backing unfretted. 2 copper lugs to rear. Polish to high points
8th Kings Irish Hussars Senior NCOs Sleeve Badge No 5. Heavy cast white metal and plated example 2.5" X 1.5" Maids head is a different design, unfretted harp strings and backing with two silver lugs to rear. WW1 period.
8th Vol Battn Kings Liverpool Regiment (Liverpool Scottish) Dirk A very scarce dirk in superb condition to the short lived 8th VB KLR (Liverpool Scottish) Formed in 1900 they fought in the Boer War and in 1908 became the 10th Territorial Battn The Liverpool Scottish,The mounts are in nickel and the applied overlays in silver. The overall length is 18.5 inches and the blade 12 inches. It appears to be similar to the dirk worn by the second (Thanks Peter) Colonel of the Regiment Col Forbes Gemmill a picture of whom is in the LS Museum Trust. You ever seen another?
91st Argyllshire Highlanders Crimean period forage cap badge This item was recovered from the Crimea. so dates it accurately to 1854-56. It is time blackened brass. The badge has some slight distortion but is complete with the lugs on the back
93rd Sutherland Highlanders 1836 Hallmarked Plaid Brooch Superb example of this wonderful plaid brooch to the 93rd who were to gain eternal fame as The Thin Red Line in the Crimean war. This would have been worn by a senior officer over 20 years earlier than the Crimean War! It carries the Edinburgh Hallmarks for 1836. It weighs 80 grams and is nearly 4 inches in diameter.
93rd Sutherland Highlanders Officers Badge in Silver This extremely scarce badge is as KK566 but is in die stamped silver with a solid centre and separately applied silver numerals.It would have been worn from 1837 through to the end of the Crimean War in 1856 when the Balaclava scroll was added. The front of the badge is fine . The back of the badge shows wear and a couple of old repairs to the rear and possibly old lug replacement. However it presents well. Been there, seen it and got the battle honours! Here's to the men of Thin Red Line!
93rd Sutherland Highlanders Pre 1860 Officers Shoulder Belt Plate This pattern was worn from 1837, through the Crimean War and Indian Mutiny. In Very Good Condition. Two small indents (not holes) alongside the Crown
99th (Duke of Edinburghs) Lanarkshire Regiment Glengarry badge c 1874-1881 A really nice original example of this scarce badge. Worn 1874-1881. The Regiment is perhaps most famous for its participation in the Anglo Zulu wars of 1878-9. It became the second battalion the Wiltshire Regiment in 1881. 2 brass lugs to rear north/south. See also the HP Centre listed
99th (Duke of Edinburghs) Lanarkshire Regiment Helmet Plate centre 1879-1881 A scarce helmet plate numeral only worn between 1879 and 1881 a nice original item
99th Lanarkshire Regiment of Foot O/Rs 1878-81 Helmet Plate centre A scarce HP centre for the Lanarkshire's who were raised in 1824 and were amalgamated as the second battalion the Wiltshire Regiment in 1881. A genuine and rare item
9th (Highlanders) Battalion The Royal Scots Officers Shoulder Belt Plate A very nice quality scarce piece to the "Dandy 9th". The only kilted battalion of the Royal Scots. It was formed in 1900 from highlanders in the city of Edinburgh. It served in the Boer war and in WW1 saw a great deal of action and fought on the Somme at Beaumont Hamel and High Wood, and at the Battle of Arras and was in action around Ypres,at Pilckem and the Menin Road Bridges. It was amalgamated with the 7th Battalion in 1920 as the 7th/9th Royal Scots. A Lovely plate with a "hobnail" silver star Maker marked to J Stewart & Son 88 George Street Edinburgh.
Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders 1st Renfrewshire VB Plaid Brooch This is a very scarce Victorian Plaid brooch in heavy nickel silver.This unit was raised from the Renfrewshire Rifle Volunteers who were formed in 1860 in Greenock.The 1st were consolidated as the 1st (Renfrewshire) Volunteer Battn A&SH in 1887 with HQ at 37 Newton Street, Greenock.The Highland companies continued to wear highland dress until 1899.Around 70 men from this battalion served with the regulars in the Boer War. In very good condition.
Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders 7th territorial Battalion This unit has its origins in the Stirlingshire and Clackmannanshire and Kinross Rifle Volunteers. It became the 7th Volunteer Battalion A&SH in 1887 and it became the 7th Territorial Battn A&S in 1908
Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders 8th territorial Battalion This unit has its origins in the Argyllshire Rifle Volunteers and became 5th Volunteer Battn A&SH in 1887 and the 8th Battallion in 1908 with HQ at Dunoon
Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders Officers Dirk A late 19th century example retailed by William Andersons Edinburgh.18" long with 11" main blade in excellent condition as are bi knife and fork. All Cairngorms foiled glasses without marks or chips and a very fine example of this very scarce item. When you purchase this contact me regarding postage
Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders WW2 Bakelite badge As with many of the Bakelite badges there is some distortion but still presents well with two blades to the rear
Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders WW2 Plastic economy Badge In very good condition. Very slight distortion but complete with both clasps to rear, Why are they so scarce? because the squaddies chucked them away in disgust!
Argyll Highland Rifle Volunteers Officers Plaid Brooch A superb large silver or SP officers plaid brooch. Formed from the various Rifle Volunteer units in Argyllshire. In 1873 the became the 1st Admin Battalion Argyllshire Highland Rifle Volunteers. In 1887 they became the 5th Volunteer Battalion Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders and redesignated 8th Volunteer Battn A&S Highlanders in 1908. A rare and super item
Black Watch (The Dundee Highlanders) Plaid Brooch 1868-1887 This unit was formed in 1880 as the 3rd Forfar Rifle Volunteers but had carried the name Dundee Highlanders from 1868. A similar brooch can be found on Ron Marsdens web pages. It is a smaller brooch than the regular BW pipers brooch being just about 3 inches in Diameter. Very scarce item. Replacement pin to rear and regimental number 27 to rear.
Black Watch 2nd (Angus) Volunteer Battalion O/Rs Bonnet Badge Pattern worn from 1887-1901.Formed in 1887 from the 2nd Forfar or Angus Rifle Volunteers. With their HQ in Arbroath. 72 Officers and Other ranks served in the Boer War. Nice original item
Black Watch 2nd (Angus) Volunteer Battalion O/Rs Bonnet Badge Black Watch 2nd (Angus) Volunteer Battalion O/Rs Bonnet Badge Pattern worn from 1887-1901.Formed in 1887 from the 2nd Forfar or Angus Rifle Volunteers. With their HQ in Arbroath. 72 Officers and Other ranks served in the Boer War. Nice condition
Black Watch 3rd (Dundee Highland) Volunteer Battn O/Rs Glengarry Badge Formed in 1887 from the 3rd Forfar Rifle Volunteers. 176 members of the battalion served in the Boer War. The HQ and Drill Hall were at The Albany Quarters, Bell Street, Dundee.
Black Watch 4th (Perthshire) Volunteer Battalion Officers Plaid Brooch This is immaculate display condition. It is large 4.25 inches diameter. Heavy silver plate and a lovely border. Nice Victorian pin to rear. 2 minor solder repairs. Worn between 1887-1908
Black Watch 4th Perthshire Original Helmet Plate This very scarce original badge is on its original Gaunts Pattern Card. The 4th had its origins in the Perthshire Rifle Volunteers. They became the 4th Volunteer Battn in 1887 It is in pristine condition.1901.
Black Watch 5th (Perthshire Highland)Volunteer Battalion NCOs Plaid Brooch Love White metal example. With nice Victorian clasp to rear. Worn by the battalion from 1887-1908 and prior to that the same pattern was worn by the Perthshire Highland Rifle Volunteers. They were renowned for their shooting and practiced at no less than 17 different rifle ranges.
Black Watch 6/7 Battalion Scarce Glengarry badge No Sphinx Amongst the scarcest of BW badges this short lived badge was worn when the 6th and 7th Battalions amalgamated in 1921, I believe they were disbanded shortly after this.Lugs replaced but in excellent condition. Not sure why they left out the Sphinx
Black Watch 6th-7th (Perth & Fife) Battalion ORs Glengarry With no Sphinx. worn between 1922 and 1936 very scarce in White metal with 2 lugs to rear
Black Watch 6th-7th (Perth & Fife) Battalion ORs Glengarry Worn between 1922 and 1936 I n White metal. very scarce item with no sphinx
Black Watch 8th Battalion (Highland Cyclists) NCOs Glengarry badge Nice bi metal example 2 piece construction. White metal star with gilding metal overlay. Good original item
Black Watch 8th Battalion (Highland Cyclists) O/Rs Glengarry badge Nice original white metal badge worn between 1908-1921 two good lugs to rear
Black Watch 8th Battalion (Highland Cyclists) Officers Glengarry badge Very scarce officers badge in silver or silver plate with Andersons maker plate to rear. 7 piece construction. Silver or silvered star, Gilt overlay (worn) Silver St Andrew and four separate scrolls Highland,Cyclists, Battalion and the fourth one should read TF but has become detached and lost. Could be easily repaired and the badge is priced accordingly.
Black Watch 8th Highland Cyclists Battalion Officers Glengarry badge An absolutely superb example of this short lived badge. Silver and Gilt as normal officers badge but with scrolls reading Highland/Cyclist/Battalion/T.F Made by Wm Anderson & Sons. Edinburgh.
Black Watch Line Company Victorian Badge c 1850 Nice Genuine original item, not a copy. in brass with 2 copper lugs.
Black Watch O/Rs Glengarry Badge 1874-1881 This is K&K 494 in brass a genuine example of this lovely badge with some rubbing to the highlights
Black Watch O/Rs Victorian Glengarry badge 1874-1881 This is the scarce KK495 in brass with two brass loops to rear. A great example
Black Watch Officers Pattern Plaid Brooch A Lovely brooch with later pattern edging which was worn by both Officers and the Pipe Band. Not a copy an original regimental item Good pin to rear. 3 solder reinforcements to rear.
Black Watch Officers Plaid Brooch Early Clasp AQ large and extremely fine unmarked silver example with the Victorian and Edwardian type clasp. Slightly larger than the standard pattern at 4" diameter. A thing of beauty indeed
Black Watch Officers Victorian Plaid Brooch A really lovely early Victorian or Edwardian example in heavy silver (quoit may be heavy Silver Plate) no maker marks or hallmarks which is quite common on Scottish Silver as some makers were too tight to pay for assaying! Lovely tracery around the rim and a strong clasp fastening to the rear. A real beauty.
Black Watch Pipers or NCOs Silvered Plaid Brooch In superb condition cast metal with old style pin to rear
Black Watch Pipers or NCOs Silvered Plaid Brooch Another our of my collection silvered turned metal example a genuine regimental item in lovely condition
Black Watch Post 1936 Officers Bonnet Badge Very solid example in silver or SP and gilt. Silvered Lugs to rear
Black Watch Post 1936 Officers Bonnet Badge Nice heavy silver and gilt example. With makers plate Anderson Edinburgh to rear and stamper Silver. Lovely example.
Black Watch Post 1936 Pipers WM Bonnet Badge With the long lugs to rear
Black Watch Post 1952 Officers Glengarry badge In Silver plate and gilt and in lovely condition. 3 piece construction. Silvered Star with gilt overlay and silver St Andrew. Very well made original item
Black Watch Post 1952 Pipers Bonnet Badge Nice early White metal example with long lugs for Feather Bonnet.
Black Watch Victorian NCOs Glengarry badge Pattern worn between 1868-1901.Lacesset variant in super condition
Black Watch Victorian O/Rs Glengarry Badge Pattern worn 1868-1901. In great condition
Black Watch Victorian O/Rs Glengarry Badge Pattern worn between 1868-1901. In super condition
Black Watch Victorian Officers Glengarry Badge 1868-1901 This is the variant with silver numerals worn between 1868 and 1901. In excellent condition
Black Watch Victorian or Edwardian Volunteer Battalion Silvered Plaid Brooch. Silvered thistle wreath and St Andrew to middle. In nice condition with repair to pin
Black Watch WW1 period NCOs Glengarry Badge 3 piece construction. White Metal Star, gilded overlay and silver St Andrew. 2 good lugs to rear
Blair Lodge Cadets Corps (Glasgow Highlanders Cadets) Very scarce Victorian Badge to this Cadet of the Glasgow Highlanders who became the 9th Battn of the HLI. In white metal and about two thirds the size of the normal Glasgow Highlanders badge. Two good lugs to reverse.
British WW1 Manchester Regiment Bronze Officers Field Service Cap Badge In lovely condition with 2 lugs to rear
British WW1 The East Yorkshire Regiment bronze Officers Field Service Cap badge In superb condition with two blades to rear. Maker marked to JR Gaunt
British WW1 The Leicestershire Regiment Officers Bronze Field Service Cap Badge In superb condition with two blades to the rear it is as KK612 but in bronze
British WW1 The Norfolk Regiment Officers Bronze Field Servie Cap Badge A lovely badge in immaculate condition two blades to rear.
Cameron Highlanders Levee Sporran Perhaps the most splendid military sporran. It dates from late Victorian through to Edwardian times..My photographs do not do it justice. It is a very large item. The cantle is 8 inches wide by 3.5 inches tall. It is in gilded brass in fine condition with no knocks or bruises. The centre thistle in silver. The bullion tassles are in good condition as are the unique blue and gold cords. Red leather purse in fine condition. Made by R & RH Kirkwood Thistle Street Edinburgh.As fine an example of Scotish Militaria as you will ever see. An d rarer than hens teeth!
Cameron Highlanders Officers Dirk This is a late Victorian dirk retailed by Kirkwoods to an officer in a volunteer battalion of the Camerons. it is 17" long with the blade 11" The mounts are all in silver and the cairngorms have no chips at all which is scarce for a dirk of this age.My photos don't do it justice! A lovely item in superb condition.
Cameron Highlanders Officers Victorian Silver Plaid Brooch A superb post 1881 example in heavy unmarked silver. A thing of beauty!
Cameron Highlanders Pre 1881 NCOs or Pipers Plaid Brooch 79th Highlanders version in really nice condition in Nickel Silver pin replaced
Cameron Highlanders Victorian Officers Shoulder Belt Plate Worn from 1881 through to 1901. This belonged to an officer with the initials RD. The initials are hard stamped on the back and can be just seen on the top front right hand side. In very good clean condition with some wear to the thistle high points. Obviously been there, seen it and got the batmans finger working!
Cameron Highlanders Victorian Officers Shoulder Belt Plate In superb condition, as good as you will ever see. Hard to think it is well over 100 years old. Beautiful heavy plate
Cameron Highlanders Volunteer Officers Sporran This is late Victorian or Edwardian. The cantle and bells in good unblemished silver plate and the badge in unmarked silver.Lovely engraving to the cantle and bells. The sporran presents really well. Horsehair in good condition. The leather purse is dry, but would benefit by some good leather polish It would make a great companion piece to the Officers Levee sporran just listed
Cameronians NCOs Shoulder belt plate Kings Crown Nice heavy example in gilded brass and white metal. 3 lugs to rear
Cameronians Volunteer Officers Cross belt Boss, Chains and Whistle A really magnificent example of this scarce crossbelt ensemble. In heavy unmarked silver it is much scarcer than the regular battalion which had the battle honours marked on the boss. The volunteers used the dragon and the Eqyptian motifs but could not use the battle honours. Best one I have seen.
Campbell OTC College WW1 period Officers Training Corps. Very Scarce
Cornwall Rifle Volunteers Waist Belt Plate possibly an Officer's as I believe O/Rs were blackened brass. This is in White metal. The CRV were formed in 1859 with their HQ at Penzance. In 1885 they were amalgamated as the 1st Volunteer Battalion of the Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry
Corps of Gentleman at Arms QE2 Helmet Plate Perhaps the most elaborate helmet plate ever devised!. This enormous helmet plate is 6" Wide and over 6" tall. Her Majesty's Honorable Corps of Gentlemen at Arms serve as bodyguard to The Queen on ceremonial occasions. The Honorable Corps consists of five Officers (the Captain, the Lieutenant, the Standard Bearer, the Clerk of the Cheque and the Harbinger) and 27 Gentlemen. The helmet plate has a large gilt St Edwards Crown over a gilt acorn and oak-leaf wreath with a gilt rococo shield inside it, a diamond cut silvered star inside the shield. On this the Royal Coat of Arms. The last full GAA helmet I saw go for over £7000 at auction. There are two small, but repairable cracks to the right hand side of the oak leaves. I can't put a sensible price on this I will list it for a few weeks and consider any reasonable offers..!
Dollar Academy Officers Combined Cadet Force Glengarry Badge A nice chromed badge In excellent condition
Dollar OTC Academy WW! period Officers Training Corps. listed in Westlake in Brass 2 lugs to rear
East Lothians Yeomanry Cavalry QVC Helmet Plate This very large and scarce helmet plate is K&K 1516 and was worn on the Albert pattern Helmet c1860. Gilt on brass with 3 retaining screws to rear
East Middlesex 77th Regiment of Foot This is KK 543 Worn from1874-1881
Edwardian Magnificent Highland Light Infantry Dirk As good as you will see. It is 19" in length with a 12 inch blade, Retailed by Anderson of Glasgow. All metalwork in great condition with some of the nicest decoration you will ever see. A superb item
Edwardian South Wales Borderers Officers Helmet Plate A Fine example of this officers plate. Truly lovely condition
Edwardian The East Lancashire Regiment Officers Helmet Plate A Super example worn from 1901 up to the first world war.
French Gorget with Napoleonic Bee Unusual gorget possibly military or for civic use. The bee was the symbol of Napoleon 1st, buit this is later most likely 2nd empire. Gilt on white metal the bee separate and gilded. Nice unusual item.
Georgian (1803)Jamaica Militia Brass shoulder belt plate Scarce original Georgian belt plate to the Jamaica Militia and dated to 1803. Formed as a local force to protect the island from any interference from the French. It was made up of Planters and also freed slaves. two good eyes to rear. Hook bent some wear to front but a scarce original piece
Georgian 43rd Monmouthshire Light Infantry O/Rs Belltop Shako Plate Extremely scarce item to the 43rd dating from around 1830. The plate is in brass is extremely large 6" tall and 5" wide.some rays have damage and there is a split near the crown. A really scarce item. They became the 1st Battn Ox & Bucks Light Infantry in 1881.
Georgian Dragoons or Hussars Silvered Officers Helmet Plate A really magnificent item it carries It is a large item 5" tall and 5" wide. It is a Maltese 8 pointed cross carrying The Georgian Crown and Coat of Arms to the centre with the rose of England and Thistle of Scotland above the Dieu Et Mon Droit motto. It is silver plate on Copper. Some old solder repairs to the rear which don't detract from the front. 8 double wire fixtures to rear. Not sure of the actual unit but I have seen similar items dating from this era.
Georgian General Officers Cross Belt Plate A Very scarce Georgian General Officers Cross Belt plate Being the Georgian cypher in yellow metal (most likely gilt) and on a small silver plated or white metal plate. The plate measures 2.75 inches (70ml) by 2.50inches (55ml) Some slight knocks to the bottom corners. A most unusual and scarce item
Georgian Irish Militia Cross Belt Plate Not my field of expertise but is a genuine piece of Irish History. Crown above the Maid of Erin with the letter K to the left and I to the right (Killarney Infantry?) The plate has some wear. and may once have been silvered. a number of slight scratches which may have been caused through wire brushing. Now in a good clean state and presents well. Hook and two eyes to rear. 3,25 inches tall and 2.50 wide.
Georgian or Victorian Royal Anglesey Light Infantry Officers Shoulder Belt Plate. A very scarce shoulder belt plate to this militia unit and dates between 1810 -1850.backing plate is silver plated. The crown and circlet in gilt the centre disk in silver or silver plate and the Prince's feathers are silver. In excellent condition.
Glasgow Highlanders Highland Light Infantry KC Officers Badge In 2 part construction in Silver and Gilt and in superb condition
Gordon Highlanders 1916 Officers Hallmarked Bonnet Badge A Fine heavy silver officers badge with faint makers mark and hallmarked Birmingham 1916. no damage to badge. One lug has come loose but is included so can be refixed.
Gordon Highlanders 1st Volunteer Battalion Officers Sporran Badge This is the pattern worn by the 1st VB which was formed in 1884 from the Aberdeen Rifle Volunteers. This pattern with the 1st VBGH crest was worn up until the Boer war, when After which all VBs wore a silver or white metal variant with BYDAND above the stags head ( see this version also listed)
Gordon Highlanders Georgian Officers Bonnet badge Extremely scarce silver badge (Marked silver to rear) 1.75 inches wide by 1.5 inches high. a large heavy badge placed on a later cockade. In lovely condition for the age of the badge.
Gordon Highlanders Officers Dirk Gordon Highlanders officers dirk in excellent condition.19" long. Blade 11.5" with some very light staining. Bi knife and fork are excellent. Cairngorms may be foil backed glass but unusually have no chips. All studs intact. A great late 19th -early 20th century example of perhaps the nicest Scottish Military Dirk. If you buy please contact me regarding postage before paying
Gordon Highlanders Officers Shoulder Belt Plate A really nice post 1881 pattern 5 piece shoulder belt plate. Gilt in extremely good condition.
Gordon Highlanders post 1881 pattern Officers Shoulder Belt Plate A nice uncleaned example. Silver or Silver plate on gilt plate. Gilt in very good condition.
Gordon Highlanders Victorian Officers Large Sporran badge 2.25inches by 1.75inches wide. This is a superb example of the scarce large pattern 92nd Regiment sporran badge worn before amalgamation in 1881. See also 2 other scarce Gordons sporran badges being listed
Gordon Highlanders Victorian Officers Silver Glengarry Badge A lovely solid silver badge. Marked Scott Adie London to rear and a separate stamp "Sterling Silver" Owner has scratched his initials on the rear JAD. Lovely heavy item
Gordon Highlanders Volunteer Battalions Officers Sporran Badge This pattern was worn by the VBs of the Gordons from the end of the Boer War. It is either silver or silver plate. See other badges for more information
Gordon Highlanders WW1 Officers hallmarked badge A heavy solid hallmarked badge made by B&P Birmingham and hallmarked for 1917 Rare and been in action
Grenadier Guards a Late Georgian Officers Shoulder Belt Plate rare or what? The only other one I have seen is in a collection in the Birmingham City Art Gallery & Museum. You can see it on line. Not mentioned as far as I can see in Parkyn. It is a beaten brass or copper plate which has been silvered (some wear to silvering) On this a large Gilt Grenade. On this a small silver Georgian Crown and in the centre of the grenade the reversed G insignia of the regiment. Rarer than the back of a Grenadier Guard!
Grenadier Guards Officers King George 3rd Belgic Shako Plate This is an immaculate helmet plate presumably made to celebrate the anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo. It is absolutely first rate Jeweller quality. The plate has 4 parts. The backplate is superbly gilded and on this is the garter star in silver. On this the regimental insignia for George 3rd in gilt on a cobalt blue enamelled background.Two large fixing lugs to rear. A superb item. I have never seen an original other than in the Guards museum.
Highland Light Infantry 5th Volunteer Battalion O/Rs Glengarry badge This badge was worn from 1887 when the unit was formed from the 10th Glasgow Highland Rifle Volunteers. It would have been discontinued in 1901. In lovely condition
Highland Light Infantry Officers Post 1901 Plaid Brooch With Battle honours to the Boer War 1899-1902. A Fine silvered example. 6 piece construction. Copper coloured Crown/HLI/Scroll/Elephant, which do not appear to have been gilded. Owners name to rear J Howe. Worth research. Nice strong pin
Highland Light Infantry Post 1901 Line Officers Shoulder Belt Plate Nice example. Good Gilded backplate. Silver Star. Gilded Kings Crown/HLI/Scroll/Elephant Usual fittings to rear. A fine example. 6 piece construction
Highland Light Infantry Post 1901 Officers Militia Battalion Plaid brooch A fine silver/silver plate and gilt example. Kings Crown, blank scroll etc in gilt. Silvered quoit silver badge on thistle wreath, Strong pin to rear. Maker Marked WM Anderson & Sons Military Outfitters Edinburgh. Lovely Piece of history.
Highland Light Infantry Post 1901 Pipers or NCOs Plaid Brooch Nice silvered example with full battle honours up to South Africa (Boer War) 1899-1902. Good clasp to rear. Lovely condition
Highland Light Infantry Victorian Militia Battalion Officers Plaid Brooch Nice early silvered example with Imperial Crown, blank scroll and high relief thistle wreath. Good strong clasp to rear.
Highland Light Infantry Victorian Militia Officers Shoulder Belt Plate A most unusual and scarce SBP. Silvered Back plate Silver Star and buglehorn. Light Gilded Imperial Crown/HLI/Blank scroll/ Elephant, This plate is in outstanding condition.
Highland Light Infantry Victorian Officers Line Battalion Shoulder Belt Plate Bought from the HLI Museum Gilded back plate. Silver Star Gilded Imperial Crown, HLI, Scroll and Elephant. 6 piece construction. Very good condition with the usual fittings to the rear.
Highland Light Infantry Victorian Officers Line Battalion Shoulder Belt Plate A second example of this scarce plate. Gilded back plate. Silver Start Gilded Imperial Crown, HLI, Scroll and Elephant. 6 piece construction. Very good condition with the usual fittings to the rear. Owners initials scratched to rear KS worth further research
Highland Light Infantry Victorian Territorial Battalion Pipers or NCOs Plaid Brooch A nice silvered example with blank scroll and no battle honours with Imperial Crown lovely condition.Victorian clasp to rear.
HLI Glasgow Highlanders Blair Lodge Cadets Corps QVC Glengarry Badge Very scarce badge. 2 good lugs to rear
HLI Glasgow Highlanders post 1901 NCOs Glengarry badge Nice original example. 3 piece construction. White metal star and scrolls. Gilded overlay and silvered St Andrew to centre. 2 lugs to rear.
HLI Glasgow Highlanders post 1901 NCOs Glengarry badge Very unusual variant. This is 2 piece construction. White Metal star with a single overlay incorporating Crown, scrolls and St Andrew
HLI Glasgow Highlanders post 1939 Officers Glengarry badge A Silver star 3 scrolls The Glasgow/Highlanders/Highland Light Infantry. Gilded Overlay and Silver St Andrew 7 piece construction. Some service wear to high points and the top of the star is missing.
HLI Glasgow Highlanders post 1939 Officers Glengarry badge A Silver star 3 scrolls The Glasgow/Highlanders/Highland Light Infantry. Gilded Overlay and Silver St Andrew 7 piece construction. Marked silver to rear. Nice example
KC Officer Blue Cloth Helmet Plate to the York and Lancaster Regiment A super example of this plate very slight marking to one ray (would polish off easily) Worn 1901 up to the outbreak of WW1
KC The Manchester Regiment Officers Helmet Plate Worn 1901-1908 This HP is in very good condition. Very minor marks to gilding all lugs intact. Lovely item
KC West Riding (Duke of Wellingtons) Regiment officers Helmet plate Worn from 1902 This is in superb condition
Kings Crown Black Watch Officers Shoulder Belt Plate 4 piece construction the gilt in excellent condition. A nice hevy plate.
KOSB 2nd Volunteer Battalion O/Rs Glengarry badge QVC The second Volunteer Battn had its origins in the 1st Berwickshire Rifle Volunteers who were formed in 1863. In 1885 the HQ was moved to Duns and in 1887 they became the 2nd Vols KOSB. 80 members of the Battalion served in the Boer War. They became the 4th (The Border) Battalion in 1908
Liverpool Regiment WW1 officers badge Based on the crest of the Earl of Derby. This is cast bronze or brass and was only worn by the service battalions of the regiment 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th disbanded 1919
London Scottish Cadets Officers Glengarry badge A lovely example of this scarce badge in Silver plate or silver and gilt
London Scottish Rifle Volunteers Officers or NCOs Victorian Plaid Brooch A Lovely example . Silvered quoit and wreath and light yellow metal lion with LSRV initials to bottom Good pin to rear with 3 screw post fixtures. Super item
Merchiston Castle School OTC or Pipers Plaid brooch Merchiston Castle School OTC or Pipers Plaid brooch. An early plaid brooch to this fine old Scottish Institution.
Most Unusual Georgian "Trade Gorget" In Low Grade Silver I know little about this item other than that these were made for local native chiefs or chieftains. They served two purposes. The first was to identify that the chief was pro British, the second was as a goodwill gift from The King. Other gifts were old muskets and beads. It tests as low grade silver.
My collection of 8th (Kings) Irish Hussars Senior NCOs Silver Sleeve Badges I have a collection of 6 8th Irish Hussars Sleeve Badges all of which have design differences, One in solid silver, two which are either plated or silver, 3 others in Silver plate. All with Kings Crown. I am selling these individually but would prefer to sell them as a collection so if you want to make an offer for all 6 please let me know and I will reduce the price by 15%
North Irish Brigade Officers cap badge post 1952 Nice scarce badge in excellent condition. 3 piece construction in silver plate and gilt. 2 lugs to rear.
Northern Division Royal Artillery Militia Officers Despatch Pouch This pouch would have been worn between 1882 and 1889. The Northern Division comprised. 2nd Brigade (Durham), 3rd Brigade (Northumberland) 4th Brigade (Yorkshire). All bullion and embroidery in very good condition. It is untouched and could easily be cleaned. A superb and very scarce item
Northumberland Fusiliers Victorian Officers Waist Belt Clasp In silver and gilt a superb early clasp Numbered "2" with the makers mark J& Co for Jennens & Co some wear to high points but does not distract from this lovely item
Northumberland Rifle Volunteers Silver Officers Cross Belt Badge A Scare large silver badge to one of the earliest corps of Rifle Volunteers. This unit was formed in 1860 with the last (12th Corps) added in 1878 They became the 3rd Battn The Northumberland Fusiliers when the HQ moved from Alnwick to Hexham. In 1908 they became the 4th VB Northumberland Fusiliers. 3.5in tall by 2.5in wide. 3 screw posts to rear. Orb missing from crown but this not diminish this big Geordie badge
Officers Plaid Brooch to the 9th (Highlanders) Battalion The Royal Scots. The only kilted battalion and nicknamed "The Dandy Ninth" It was raised during the Boer War and recruited from Highlanders resident in Edinburgh. It saw action in France and took part in the Somme battles at High Wood, Beaumont Hamel, Arras and at Ypres at Pilckhem and the Menin Road Bridges. A lovely example with the green enamel intact to centre.Central star in unmarked silver. Maker marked J Stewart & Son 88 George St Edinburgh.
Officers Shako Plate 1869 - 1878 To the 33rd (Duke of Wellingtons) Regiment Nice example of the Last Shako Badge. gilt dulled and old repair to crown but does not distract from front view. 2 copper lugs to rear. Genuine original item.
Orkney Artillery Volunteers Victorian Helmet Plate This Scarce Helmet Plate is in pristine condition. They were formed in 1860 with their HQ at Kirkwall. This badge dating from 1880
Post 1901 Officers Helmet Plate to the South Staffordshire Regiment Very nice example in Gilt with silver fittings. 3 good lugs to rear. Presents very well.
Pre 1881 Silver Officers Plaid Brooch to the Cameron Highlanders This is a solid silver (93 grams) (3.5oz) Plaid brooch predating the merging of regiments in 1881. It has the makers mark J&Co (Jennens & Co) on the base of the pin A Nice heavy item in truly great condition.
Pre WW1 Royal Canadian Engineers officers Waist Belt Plate A lovely example of the scarce Beaver Pattern Badge with Kings Crown in Silver and Gilt and in lovely condition,see my other RE items
Queens own Highlanders (Seaforths and Camerons) Officers Cross Belt Plate Nice gilt and silver or SP example in extremely good condition STG (officers initials?) to rear,
Queens Own Highlanders Officers Plaid Brooch In Gilt and silver plate a nice original item to the Seaforths and Camerons Queens own Highlanders in excellent condition
QVC 1878-1881 Officers HP to the Buffs The 3rd East Kent Regiment This extremely scarce helmet plate was only worn for 3 years the post b1881n plate dropped the regimental number 3. How rare? You won't find it in Kipling & King. The plate is in lovely condition with the silver and gilt being excellent. You will wait a long time to find another!
QVC 1881 The Royal West Kent Regiment Officers HP Another very scarce plate. The regiment was formed in 1881 from the 50th (Queens) and the 97th (Earl of Ulster's) Not found in K&K and I have only ever seen the Kings Crown variant. Gilt and silver in good condition, and as with the Buffs plate also listed, when will you see one again?
QVC 1st Aberdeenshire Artillery Volunteers Silvered Helmet Plate Formed in 1860 in Aberdeen in 1880 there were 14 batterie1 at Peterhead. 2 to 7 at Aberdeen. 8th at Fraserburgh. 9 to 13th in Banffshire. 14th at Cowie. Nice plate in great condition.
QVC 1st Battalion Cumberland Rifle Volunteers 1860 Officers badge A fine original Cap badge to the Ist CRV. They were formed in 1860 in Carlisle. The HQ moved to Keswick in around 1870. They were amalgamated as The 1st (Cumberland) Volunteer Battalion The Border Regiment in 1887
QVC 1st Vol Battn The South Lancashire Regiment Officers Helmet Plate A Very fine example of this scarce helmet plate. The 1st Volunteer Battn of The South Lancashire Regiment (The Prince of Wale's Volunteers were formed in 1886 from the various Lancashire Rifle Volunteers based at Warrington and Newton le Willows. They contributed a large number of men for the service Battalions fighting in the Boer War. A silvered back plate with gilded scrolls and sphinx. My photo does not do it justice!
QVC 1st Volunteer Battn West Surrey Regiment O/Rs Helmet Plate This Scarce HP is for The 1st Vol Battn The Queens Royal West Surrey Regiment. Formed in 1883. From the 2nd Corps Surrey Rifle Volunteers, formed 16th June 1859 and drew in the main from Croydon, Crystal Palace, and Caterham and The Whitgift School (Croydon) formed a cadets battalionThe plate is in blackened brass or bronze. In excellent condition. 3 lugs to rear.
QVC 25th The Kings Own Borderers Brass Pouch Badge This is the companion piece to the Glengarry Badge it is a brass pouch badge with the Lion without the crown and complete with three brass screw posts to the rear. A Nice original item worn between 1881-1887
QVC 25th The Kings Own Borderers Large Glengarry Badge Worn between 1881 and 1887 when they were renamed The King's Own Scottish Borderers. This a great example of this scarce badge. This is as KK 461. 2 brass lugs to rear (not a helmet plate centre!. A great example
QVC 72nd Duke of Albany's own Highlanders Glengary badge Nice example with the shorter lugs for use with the Glengarry.
QVC 72nd Duke of Albany's own Highlanders Glengary badge Nice example with the shorter lugs for use with the Glengarry.
QVC Bedfordshire Regiment Officers Glengarry Badge A superb example of this scarce badge. The centre as the 1881 helmet plate KK 231 but with black velvet to centre
QVC Cambridge University Volunteer Rifles Officers Helmet Plate A really nice example in silver or silver plate in two piece construction. Raised in 1860 they volunteered over 120 men to serve in the Boer war, but because of age restrictions only 28 actually served. They were attached to the Suffolk Regiment.
QVC Cameron Highlanders Shoulder Belt Plate Simply the best one I have seen with 95% gilt remaining worn from 1881-1901. A truly superb example
QVC Cameron Highlanders Shoulder Belt Plate A nice original shoulder belt plate worn between 1881 and 1901 This one has the owners initials stamped to the back of the plate RD (may mean Regimental Depot?) Some wear to the high points
QVC Gilt Engineer Volunteers Officers Waist Belt Clasp Some wear to the gilt on the backing plate but the gilding on the badge itself is in superb condition. Lovely original item.
QVC Norfolk Regiment Officers Glengarry badge A very scarce officers glengarry or forage cap badge to the Norfolk Regiment. Unusual central device in silver with Britannia seated over the regimental numerals. Superb.
QVC Officers Blue Cloth Helmet Plate to the 9th Norfolk Regiment This is one of the nicest plates you will find. In superb condition. My photography doesn't do it any justice. As good as it gets
QVC Queens Westminster Rifle Volunteers Helmet Plate A Nice original blackened brass example 3.5 inches tall by 2.75 inches wide
QVC Royal Scots 1st Battn ORs Helmet Plate A really nice genuine example
QVC Sixteenth Lancers O/Rs Lance Cap Plate A Very nice clean example with Battle Honours for the peninsular wars and Waterloo
QVC Suffolk Regiment Officers Glengarry Badge Very scarce and unusual officers glengarry or forage cap badge to the 12 Regt of Foot, similar to the 1881 helmet plate but with the addition of the regiments numerals.
QVC The Bedfordshire Regiment Officers Helmet Plate Unusually the lovely blue enamel is intact. The plate is in lovely condition with some light wear top the gilt
QVC The Border Regiment Officers Helmet Plate In Excellent condition. Tiny loss to enamel around dragon but this is common and does not detract from the HP.
QVC The Derbyshire (Sherwood Foresters) Officers Glengarry or Forage cap badge This is one of the nicest badges I have seen, and in immaculate condition. It has the Maltese Cross and QVC in Silver overlaid with the gilt oakleaves and in the centre is the stag on a blue enamel background. The "Derbyshire" scroll is the small variant. It measures 2.00 inches by 1.75 inches.5 part construction. Superb item..
QVC The East Kent Regiment (The Buffs) Officers Helmet Plate In tip top condition with gilt intact. Doesn't get better
QVC The King,s Shropshire Light Infantry Officers Helmet Plate This scarce badge is In lovely condition. Unusually the green enamel is fully unmarked (usually cracked or damaged. A really superb example
QVC The Queens Royal West Surrey Regiment Officers Helmet Plate The second regiment of the line. The gilt is in immaculate condition a lovely example of this scarce badge. Original red cloth backing which could be easily renewed
QVC The Queens Westminster Rifle Volunteers Belt or Pouch Badge A nice cast white metal or silver pouch badge worn from 1860 Two screw posts to the nrear.
QVC The Royal Lancashire Regiment Offices Helmet Plate Gilt is immaculate, silver nicely tarnished.some damage to lugs which could easily be replaced.
QVC The Suffolk Regiment Officers Helmet Plate In lovely condition. The castle on a black leather backing. Great item.
QVC The Welsh Regiment Officers Helmet Plate A really nice example of the plate worn from 1881-1901 5 piece construction the silver and gilt in good condition. Minor repair to base of crown does not detract from the badge.Three good lugs to rear.
QVC The Westmoreland Regiment Officers French Shako Badge A Truly scarce item, 0Only worn briefly of the French Shako (1855 - 1861) The Westmoreland Regiment was numbered 55 of foot became the 2nd Battalion The Border Regiment in 1881. A very scarce badge in great condition
QVC Westmorland Rifle Volunteers Shako badge Formed in Kirkby Lonsdale in 1860 this is the later shako badge which would be dated around 1870. In Great condition with 2 brass lugs North/South to rear.
RAF 602 (City of Glasgow)Squadron Pipers badge Very scarce badge to this unit.No 602 (City of Glasgow) Squadron is a Royal Auxiliary Air Force squadron.[10] Originally formed in 1925 as a light bomber squadron, its role changed in 1938 to army co-operation and in 1939 to that of a fighter squadron. During World War II the squadron flew Spitfires and played amongst others a role in the Battle of Britain. After the war the squadron was reinstated as a fighter squadron within the Royal Auxiliary Air Force. These are amongst the scarcest pipers badges you can find. See also my City of Edinburgh badge. My brother was Drum Major of the RAF Pipes and Drums in the 60s.
RAF Pipers Plaid Brooch This has an early Kings Crown perhaps dating it to between the wars. It has a polished brass Quoit 3.5" in Diameter. On this The RAF cap badge insignia. Pin missing from badge but should be easily replaced. my Husbands brother Murray McDonald was the Drum Major of the RAF pipe band in the late 1960s.
Royal Air Force School of Techical Training Pipers Banner Very scarce full size pipers banner given to me by my brother Murray McDonald who was the drum major of the RAF pipe band in the late 60s early 70s. It measures 20" by 13" wide. Green velvet with white edging. On the one side is the embroidered crest of the Technical Training School and on the other the Crest of the RAF superb scarce item
Royal Army Medical Corps QVC Silver Pipers Badge A very scarce large silver and silver plate badge to a piper or pipe major of the RAMC or Army medical Corps 2.5" in diameter. The Caduceus in Silver and the quoit in either silver or silver plate. Maker Marked to RG Lawrie. Glasgow. Edinburgh and London. Very Scarce.
Royal Berkshire regiment KC O/Rs helmet Plate Worn from 1901-1914
Royal Canadian Engineers George 5th WW1 Officers Waist Belt Clasp Nice Silver on gilt plate. The central badge being a Kings Crown over a garter with honi soit qui mal y pense. With strap to bottom saying Royal Canadian Engineers. Surrounded by silver maple leaves. Scarce item
Royal Canadian Engineers WW1 George V Officers Waist belt Plate Part of a number of high quality Royal Engineers Officers waist belt plates I am listing. This is a variant on the British badge but with Maple Leaves and a scroll with Royal Canadian Engineers. In Silver and gilt and in very good condition
Royal Company of Archers (Kings Bodyguard for Scotland Cap Badge Worn on the bonnet, this badge came from the estate of A.K.Macintosh whose corps number was 9503, so merits more research. In very good condition2 loops to rear
Royal Engineer Volunteers King Edward 7th Officers Waist belt Clasp Worn only from 1901 to 1910. Gilt badge on silvered plate. In really fine condition with absolutely no scratches to the backing plate. Superb!
Royal Engineers Edwardian Officers Waist Belt Plate This is the variant with the Royal Engineers Scroll in silver and gilt in lovely condition
Royal Engineers Edwardian Officers Waist Belt Plate This is the variant without the scroll in silver and gilt and in lovely condition
Royal Engineers Edwardian Volunteers Officers Waist Belt Plate A lovely example of this scarce belt plate The metals are reversed with a gilt badge on a silver plated backplate. In lovely condition
Royal Engineers Victorian Militia Engineers Officers Waist Belt Plate A scarce belt plate in very good condition Silver or Silver plate on Gilt Plate.
Royal Engineers Victorian Volunteer Officers Waist Belt Plate A very scarce engineer volunteer officers waist belt plate in Gilt on a Gilded plate. I believe that the gilded badge was only worn by senior officers, It came with a helmet I bought that was owned by the Earl of Dalhousie who was C.O of the Forfar and Kincardine Voluntary Artillery. The Helmet Plate on the helmet is also in gilt.
Royal Highland Fusiliers Pipers Plaid Brooch Chromed Cast Metal with RHF Pipers badge to centre superb condition
Royal Highlanders (Black Watch) Pipers and NCOs plaid brooch A Nice genuine heavy silvered example with good pin fixture to rear.
Royal Horse Artillery Warwickshire Officers Cap Badge A Lovely WW1 period Officers badge in gilt metal and with the moving wheel
Royal Irish Rifles QVC Officers Shoulder Belt Plate Guaranteed Genuine Victorian officers badge in silver or Silver plate. This large badge is 4" high by 3" wide. A scroll reading Quis Separit (Who can separate us)The Maid of Erin on top of the Sphinx on top of a scroll reading Royal Irish Rifles on top of a bugle horn. 3 screw posts to rear with knurled nut fittings
Royal Midlothian Yeomanry Cavalry Victorian Helmet Plate Superb silvered example of this fine and scarce Helmet plate. Worn circa 1870. Rare to find these types of plates undamaged. It is 6" tall and 4.5" wide and was originally worn on the black leather helmet. The pattern then being altered fro the white metal albert type helmet. Lovely item
Royal Regiment of Artillery ORs Albert Shako Badge 1846-155 This is KK 803a and has seen service the high points are polished an the loops missing but an original and old piece.
Royal Scots 5th Volunteer Battalion Victorian Officers Blue Cloth Helmet Plate Leave the best til last they say. This superb item is in silver or silver plate with a gilt centre overlay over a green enamel centre. Unusually there is no damage to the enamel. The 5th came out of the Midlothian Rifle Volunteers (Leith & Corstophine) and was formed as the 5th Battalion in April 1888 The blue helmet was only worn between 1888 and 1905 when the battalion adopted the Kilmarnock Bonnet. The Battalions HQ was at Steads Place Leith and latterly Dalmeny Street Leith Walk
Royal Scots 9th Volunteer (Highlanders) Battalion Shoulder Title One of the scarcest titles you will ever see. This is the White Metal variant worn from 1900-1908. The 9th were the only battalion of the RS to wear Highland Dress. Maker marked to JR Gaunt & Sons Birmingham.It doesn't get scarcer Two original copper loops to rear. (top and bottom loops removed at some time)
Royal Scots Dragoon Guards Plaid Booch A nice scarce issued Silver Plated Plaid Brooch. The RSDGs were an amalgamation of the Royal Scots Greys and the 3rd Carabiniers in 1971. They are currently serving with the 7th Armoured Brigade in Germany.
Royal Scots Dragoon Guards Silvered Pipers Plaid Brooch An immaculate example of this lovely brooch. Based on the former Royal Scots Greys brooch with the White Horse of Hanover to the centre
Royal Scots Fusiliers 1st Battalion Pipers White Metal Feather Bonnet Badge Royal Scots Fusiliers 1st Battalion Pipers White Metal Feather Bonnet Badge. Bloomer Bk 1 No57. In heavy cast white metal with two good lugs. Worn until 1960.
Royal Scots Fusiliers 4th Territorial Battn An unusual variant of this shoulder title in that the T/4 has been hand cut from sheet brass and brazed to the grenade. Undoubtedly a field repair that could tell a story or two as this unit fought at Gallipoli from June 1915
Royal Scots Fusiliers 5th Territorial Battn A shoulder title in super condition. Nice patina to front with gilding to the rear. Probably an officers. This unit fought with the 4th Battalion at Gallipoli from June 1915
Royal Scots Fusiliers Kings Crown Officers Shoulder Belt Plate Superb item Heavy plate in silver and gilt.
Royal Scots Fusiliers Officers Glengarry Badge Kings Crown A nice example with gilt in very good condition. Two piece construction
Royal Scots Fusiliers Post 1901 Officers Shoulder Belt Plate Nice large early example in Silver and Gilt. Great regiment Great SBP.
Royal Scots Fusiliers Victorian Fur Cap Badge In superb condition with 2 long lugs to the rear
Royal Scots Fusiliers Victorian Fur Cap Badge Lovely example with 2 long brass lugs to rear
Royal Scots Fusiliers Victorian Officers Shoulder Belt Plate In Silver and gilt no rubbing to silver and gilt is in very good to excellent condition lovely example
Royal Scots Fusiliers Victorian Pipers Badge to the 2nd Battalion This is maker marked to RG Lawrie Glasgow Edinburgh and London. The origins of the 2nd Battalion were the Ayrshire Rifle Volunteers and the Battalion was formed in 1887
Royal Scots Greys Officers Edwardian Fur Bonnet Plume Holder Absolutely lovely example of this scarce post 1901 plume holder. In excellent condition with 90% gilt remaining. You won't find better!
Royal Scots Greys Victorian O/Rs Plume Holder A scarce genuine example. It has seen a lot of service and is heavily polished. Some knocks to edges and the slider has been crudely soldered.
Royal Scots Victorian Dirk Belt Clasp A superb little dirk belt clasp to the Royal Scots. It is often mistaken for a Scots Guards Dirk Belt Clasp, but it is definitely Royal Scots as the Scots Guards officers did not carry dirks. Gilt buckle in super condition. To the centre on a reeded background an eight pointed silver star. Within this a gilt thistle and circlet on a green enamel background.
Royal Warwickshire Regiment 1st Vol Battn Officers cap Badge This is a very scarce example of the short lived 1st VB officers cap badge in Silver Plate. It was worn from 1908 to 1914. The 1st VB had its origins in the Warwickshire Rifle Volunteers it was formed in 1883. In 1908 they were incorporated in the territorial force as the 5th and 6th Battalions RWR
Royal Warwickshire Regiment 3rd Birm Battalion ORs cap badge An ORs badge to the 3rd (Birmingham Pals) who were formally the 16th Service Battalion The Royal Warwickshires. They served in various theatres throughout the 1st world war. it is an early variant constructed in in 3 parts plus slider Later variants were two part
Royal Warwickshire Regiment Edwardian Officers Helmet Plate A lovely example of this scarce plate worn from 1902-1908
Royal Warwickshire Regiment Officers Collar badge A lovely little contempory piece to the officers cap badge that is listed.Made in heavy silver and gilt and worn from 1898, Have a look at other Warwickshire badges.
Royal Warwickshire Regiment Officers WW1 matched collars A lovely facing pair of the officers WW1 period bronze collar badges. Both maker marked to Gaunt London. One badge with pinched lugs that could be carefully reopened.
Royal Warwickshire Regiment Officers WW1 SD Cap Badge A superb example in bronze. maker Marked Ludlow London. With 2 prongs to rear
Royal Warwickshire Regiment Victorian Glengarry Badge A genuine and scarce badge dating between 1874-1881 in brass with two brass lugs to rear
Royal West Surrey Regiment State Trumpeters Banner Superb and scarce item This measures 21" by 21". It is in Royal Blue velvet with bullion fringe. To the centre is the regimental crest in embroidery and bullion colours and bullion very bright (does not show very well in my photos. I believe that it would have been used between 1976-86. Superb
Royal West Surrey Regiment Victorian Officers Helmet Plate In excellent condition
Royal Yacht Britannia Trumpet Banner Extremely scarce item. This is a genuine state trumpet banner for the Royal Yacht Britannia. It measures 22" across by 19" top to bottom. In dark green velvet. Queens crown in embroidery and bullion. RY crest in Bullion. Superb never seen another one. Royal Yacht Britannia is now berthed in Leith. Edinburgh
Scots Guards E-R Pipers waist belt With provenance. This belonged to my Brother Piper Craig McDonald who fought with the 2nd Battn SG in the Falklands War
Scots Guards Pipe Majors Hallmarked Silver Kilt Pin Superb item given to me by my brother who was with the 2nd SG in the Falklands. Maker Marked Firmin & Co Birmingham 2009
Scots Guards Pipe Sergeants Plaid Brooch With provenance, from my Brother Piper Craig McDonald whou fought with the 2nd Battn in the Falklands War
Scots Guards Post 1881 Pattern Officers Gilt Cape Fastener In lovely condition.
Scots Guards Victorian Broderick cap badge. This scarce badge is the Broderick Cap Badge badge briefly worn from 1902-1905. (The Guards hated the peakless cap). It is larger than the standard badge being 2"X2" as opposed to the normal badge which is 1.5"X1.5". Two longish lugs to rear. Photographed with usual badge which is not included in the sale
Scots Guards Victorian Pipers Badge In Cast white metal with 2 lugs to reverse. Given to me by my brother Piper Craig McDonald who was with the 2nd Battn in the Falklands War
Scots Guards Victorian Pipers Badge In Cast white metal with 2 lugs to reverse. Given to me by my brother Piper Craig McDonald who was with the 2nd Battn in the Falklands War
Scottish Rifles (Cameronians Hallmarked Silver Crossbelt plate This is the heaviest (60 grams) Silver and earliest cross belt badge I have seen. It was made by J&Co (Jennens & Co) in 1874. The maker mark and hallmark are in the bell of the buglehorn. 3 long screwposts to rear. A real beauty.
Seaforth Highlanders 3rd Morayshire Battalion Plaid Brooch This unit was formed from the Elgin Rifle Volunteers in 1887. There were companies based in Forres, Elgin and Rothies with Headquarters in Cowper Park Elgin. The design is a stags head on a wreath of thistle stalks. This example appears to be a pipers or drummers. It is regimentally marked to the rear No 7 and 3 VBSH
Seaforth Highlanders 3rd Volunteer Battalion NCOs or Pipers Plaid Brooch A Large Heavy and lovely example of this scarce Victorian brooch In Nickel silver being a stags head on a background of thistle branches. Maker named Kirkwood of Edinburgh with the regimental number 43 to rear. Superb
Seaforth Highlanders Officers Bonnet badge Scroll hallmarked to 1914 This is a nice heavy three piece officers badge stags head and crown stamped silver and the scroll hallmarked for Birmingham 1914
Seaforth Highlanders Officers Silver Hallmarked Bonnet Badge Private purchased and hallmarked for Edinburgh 1915 maker marked HT (Henry Tatton) And retailer marked MacDougalls (London) A Nice and heavy example
Seaforth Highlanders Post 1881 Pattern Officers Shoulder Belt Plate Good Example with silvered items immaculate and the gilt 99% intact. A Lovely item
Seaforth Highlanders Post 1881 Pattern Officers Shoulder Belt Plate Nice older example possibly Edwardian. Silver ornament in good condition and Gilt 95% intact a lovely example
Seaforth Highlanders Victorian Hallmarked Plaid brooch They don't get better than this one!. Superb plaid brooch Edinburgh hallmarked for 1900 maker marked R & HB Kirkwood 66-68 Thistle Street Edinburgh it weighs 90 grams.
Seaforth HighlandersPost 1881 NCOs and Pipers Plaid Brooch Nice silvered example with strong pin fixture to rear. Very good condition
Second Royal Tower Hamlets Militia c1874 Glengarry Badge A scarce badge to this unit who became 5th Battalion The Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consorts Own) in1881
South Irish Division Militia Artillery Officers Despatch Pouch Formed in 1882 and in existence until 1889. The South Irish Division comprised 2nd Brigade (West Cork) 3rd Brigade (Cork City) 4th Brigade (Limerick City)5th Brigade (Tipperary,6th Brigade (Waterford) 7th Brigade (Clare). This extremely scarce piece is in very good condition with no loss to any of the embroidery or bullion. It is in untouched order but could be easily cleaned. Very scarce.
St Andrews OTC University WW1 period Officers Training Corps in brass with 2 good lugs
Superb Fifteenth (Kings) Hussars KC Officers Cap badge As nice a badge as you are likely to see. In gilt, silver and blue enamel with silvered lettering. 3 piece construction. Superb. My photographs don't do it justice! The gilt is immaculate and the enamel too.
T 14 City of London The London Scottish WM This is Westlake 1526 in White metal and would have been worn c1900 - 1908
T 18 London The London Irish An original and scarce title to this famous fighting regiment. this is Westlake 1541 in Blackened Brass. The title was worn from 1908 throughout WW1. Two lugs to rear
T Royal Engineers Highland In very good condition. Worn from 1908 throughout WW1
T Royal Engineers Lowland This is Westlake 536 in brass with 3 good lugs to rear
T Royal Engineers Lowland In brass metal. Worn from 1908 throughout WW1 in very good condition.
T Royal Field Artillery City of Glasgow Worn from 1908 throughout the first world war in very good condition
T Royal Field Artillery Lowland in White metal This was worn from 1908-1914 in very good condition.
T Royal Field Artillery Renfrewshire This is Westlake 615 in brass with 3 good lugs to rear.c1900
The 1st Volunteer Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment QVC Officers Helmet Plate A Lovely quality HP in Silver and Silver plate worn from 1887 to 1901. In 1887 They were designated as the 1st (Hertfordshire) Battalion. In 1909 they became the 1st Battalion the Hertfordshire Regiment. Lovely plate Great condition (slight manufacturers flaw to the blue enamel.
The 1st West India Regiment QCV Officers Helmet Plate This is a superb example of an extremely scarce plate Four battle honours. Dominica,Martinique,Guadaloupe and Ashantee. The Ashanti or Ashantee wars were fought between 1873 and 1874 and I believe this plate was worn prior to 1881. A beautiful badge in great condition the photos don't do it justice.
The 24th of Foot (Second Warwickshire Regiment) Georgian Officers Shoulder Belt Plate OK you 24th of Foot people, here's something as rare as hens teeth. This plate was worn between 1782 through to the end of the century.This is Parkyn 215 which is referred to but Parkyn had not seen one and quoted another antiquary, Almack. The plate is gilt, presumably on brass, with a roped edge. On this a garter star in silver. On this engraved "2nd Warwickshire Regiment" in the centre the numerals XX1V This on a dark blue enamel plate. Original leather to rear. When I got the plate it was totally unrecognisable being layered in old lacquers and glues, which I had professionally removed..
The 47th Lancashire Regiment Shoulder Belt Plate 1830-1855 This is Parkyn 375. A very scarce plate in Silver or Silver plate on a brass plate. With the battle honours Tarifa-Ava-St Sebastian-Vittoria and Peninsula
The 93rd Sutherland Highlanders Officers Plaid Brooch This large plaid and beautiful plaid brooch is in immaculate condition. It is 3.5" in Diameter and is in unmarked silver as is usual with much Scottish provincial silver. The design dates from around 1837 so bridges the Georgian era with Queen Victorias accession to the throne.(My other one is hallmarked for that date) There is no damage to the brooch it is in first rate condition. A Thing of Beauty!
The 98th (Prince of Wales’s) Regiment of Foot. The 98th (Prince of Wales’s) regiment of Foot. A very scarce and unusual 1878-81 pattern officers Helmet plate. This unit spent most its time overseas. The Dragon was awarded after service in nthe First Opium War and in the very short period that this badge was worn served in the West Indies,Malta and in the Afghan wars of 1879-80. In 1881, whilst still overseas, they became the 2nd Battalion the 64th (North Staffordshire )Regiment. An extremely scarce item. K&K202
The Army Veterinary Corps Victorian Officers Helmet plate A lovely badge in very good condition. Silver AVC lettering to centre on green enamel. Gilt in excellent condition 3 lugs to rear
The Army Veterinary Corps WW1 Offciers FS Cap Badge A small and very scarce badge in bronze with two blade fixings in lovely condition
The Bedfordshire Regiment QVC Officers Helmet Plate Worn 1881-1901. A Lovely plate in silver/gilt and blue enamel. Unusually the enamel is in pristine condition. They rarely survive intact. some slight gilt loss but this doesn't detract from the badge. The 1st Battalion was on home service for most of the time at Newry in Ireland. Moving to India it fought at the relief of Chitral in 1898. The 2nd Battalion served in India/ Burma and in the Boer war.
The Black Watch 2nd Vol Battalion QVC O/Rs Glengarry badge This badge was worn by the 2nd (Angus) battalion Black Watch which has its origins in the Forfar and Angus Rifle Volunteers. The Black Watch uniform was authorised for this unit in 1882 and was worn until 1908. This badge was worn between 1887-1901 a lovely example
The Black Watch 6th/7th Battalion O/Rs Glengarry badge Amongst the scarcest of BW badges this short lived badge was worn when the 6th and 7th Battalions amalgamated in 1921, I believe they were disbanded shortly after this.Lugs replaced but in excellent condition. Not sure why they left out the Sphinx!
The Black Watch Post 1952 Officers Glengarry badge a nice heavy badge in silver or silver plate with gilt overlays
The Black Watch QVC O/Rs bonnet badge Bought from the Arthur Strutt collection this badge is in very good condition, This pattern was worn from 1881-1901 complete with long (bonnet) lugs
The Black Watch WW2 period Officers Glengarry Badge A nice KC example in silver or silver plate with gilt overlay
The Border Regiment KC NCOs Blue Cloth Helmet Plate Edwardian Badge in Lovely condition. Nicely fretted WM badge with scarlet cloth backing on nicely gilded star plate.
The Border Regiment NCOs Glengarry badge This is a lovely little badge in silver or silver plate with battle honours up to the Crimean War. So would date somewhere between 1860-1900. My guess is that it is an NCOs badge. Pin fixing to rear
The Border Regiment NCOs QVC Helmet Plate 1881-1901 An lovely condition. Brass base plate with silvered overlay and red felt to centre
The Border Regiment QVC 1891 Pattern Officers Helmet Plate An lovely example of this scarce helmet plate which was worn from 1891-1901.Some minor damage to the enamel but this doesn't distract form the overall quality.Three loops to rear and two small badge retainers missing.
The Border Regiment QVC NCOs Blue Cloth Helmet Plate In excellent condition with WM or Silvered Fretted Badge and red cloth backing on a gilded star Plate.
The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) KC Officers Helmet Plate A Fine officers Helmet Plate to one of the most distinguished and earliest fighting regiments in the British Army. Post 1901 and four part construction and in very good condition.
The Cameron Highlanders 4th Territorial Battalion White Metal this unit had its origins in the Inverness-shire Rifle Volunteers. They became the 1st (Inverness Highland) Volunteer Battn The Cameron Highlanders in 1887 and the 4th Battn in 1908
The Cameronians Solid Silver Large Glengarry Badge This is a heavy cast example of the larger badge that was worn by officers and senior NCOs. There are faint imprints of a hallmark on the mouth of the buglehorn. My guess is this has been cast from an original hallmarked badge. A nice badge that has been there seen it and got the teeshirt!
The Cheshire Regiment Officers KC Helmet Plate Worn from 1902 up to the ourbreak of WW1 this is of five piece construction and in very good condition.
The Cheshire Regiment Officers QVC Helmet Plate This is in immaculate condition with no damage in silver and gilt. The Cheshire Regiment was not merged under the Childers reforms so were in existence as an independent regiment for over 300 years. In 1881 they amalgamated the Cheshire Militia and Rifle Volunteers. Super Item
The City of London Imperial Yeomanry (Rough Riders) Shoulder Belt Plate Interesting item to an interesting outfit. They were reformed n 1902 from veterans returning from the Boer War This plate is oblong measuring 3.25" by 2.25". A silver badge on a blue background on a gilded plat (gilt worn) Never seen another one! Four screw fittings to rear
The Connaught Rangers QVC Blue Cloth Helmet plate A Nice Plate with the gilt in very nice condition. Worn from 1881-
The Devonshire Regiment ORs Helmet plate Centre Worn post 1881
The Duke of Cambridge Middlesex Regiment Victorian Officers Waist Belt Plate A lovely belt plate in silver on gilt. Gilt in excellent condition and the plate is a two piece matched (No1). Go The Diehards!
The Duke of Wellingtons Regiment Drum Majors Parade Staff One of my oddities! This is a parade staff to the 33rd of Foot The Duke of Wellingtons Regiment. It has been beautifully made and I believe that it is late Victorian or Edwardian. It has a seated lion on top of an ivory base and with a shoulder title, officers badge and collar badge applied to the body of the staff. It is a most unusual and unique piece of militaria. It measures 4ft 2"
The East Lancashire Regiment KC Officers Blue Cloth Helmet Plate Edwardian Helmet Plate in absolutely superb condition with no loss to the gilt. A lovely item which my photos do not do justice
The East Lancashire Regt WW1 Officers FS Cap Badge In bronze and maker marked to Gaunt London a superb badge in great condition
The East Lothian Yeomanry Officers Victorian Shoulder Badge The East Lothian Yeomanry Cavalry 1797 to 1888 The original unit was disbanded around 1837.The East Lothian Y.C. was re-raised in 1846 as two troops and was added to in 1848 by a Berwickshire Troop. This gave rise to the first unofficial title of The East Lothian and Berwickshire Yeomanry Cavalry. A lovely badge in gilt with silver overlays.
The East Surrey Regiment O/Rs Helment Plate Centre Worn from 1881. Very slight know to the edge above the T
The Forfar or Angus Rifle Volunteers Officers Shako Badge 1864-82 The unit was formed in 1859 in the Dundee area. They became the 2nd (Angus) Battalion The Black Watch in 1887, This is an Officers silvered shako badge to the 2nd Administrative Battalion. 75mm (2.80") tall by 75mm (2.80") with 2 silvered lugs to rear.
The Glasgow Highlanders Post 1901 Officers Shoulder Belt Plate As nice an example of this very scarce plate to the 9th (Glasgow Highlanders) Battalion Highland Light Infantry. Gilt Backplate Silver Star 4 silver scrolls The Glasgow/Highlanders/9th Bn/HLI Gilt one piece Crown/Motto/Sphinx. Maker Marked Wm Anderson & Sons Military Outfitters Edinburgh. A lovely, very scarce item.
The Gordon Highlanders 2nd Battalion Plaid Brooch This is either Victorian or Edwardian. The pattern was worn by NCOs and The Pipe Band. In Silver or Silver Plate with the old C type clasp.Good maker, Thomas Fattorini (Birmingham) A nice original item
The Gordon Highlanders 4th Territorial Battalion This unit originated from the Aberdeen Rifle Volunteers. They were designated as the 1st Volunteer Battn The Gordon Highlanders in 1884 and became the 4th (Aberdeen) Battn in 1908 This is a pair and have been re-lugged at some time.
The Gordon Highlanders 6th Territorial Battalion This unit has its origins in the Aberdeen Rifle Volunteers and was designated the 4th Volunteers Battalion The Gordon Highlanders in 1884 with their HQ at Keith and it became the 6th (Banff and Donside) Battn in 1908. Top lug missing.
The Hampshire RegimentWW Officers FS Cap badge A bronzed (dark chocolate colour) badge in very good condition two loops to rear
The Hertfordshire Rifle Volunteers (2nd Administrative Battalion) The Hertfordshire Rifle Volunteers (2nd Administrative Battalion) An officers plated 1860 pattern Helmet or Shako Plate. This unit formed the 2nd and 3rd Volunteer Battalions of the Bedfordshire Regiment in 1887 a nice original item from an old collection. KK1797
The Highland Company Badge for The Queens Edinburgh Rifles (Royal Scots) This is a genuine and scarce badge which is Bloomer Book 1 Number181. It is often mistaken for the much copied 105th Lanarkshire Rifle Volunteers. The Motto for this badge is Clann na Gaidheal a Gualibh Cheille which translates as Highlanders Shoulder to Shoulder. The motto on the 105th Lanarkshires is Clanna nan Gaidheal ri guaillibh a chenille which translates as The Clans of the Gael Stand Shoulder to Shoulder. Ok Gaelic lessons over for the day.
The Highland Light Infantry WW1 Officers Bronze FS Glengarry or cap badge Nice example of this scarce badge. 2 lugs to rear
The Highland Light Infantry (Glasgow Highlanders) Officers Badge. The Highland Light Infantry (Glasgow Highlanders) Officers Badge. A lovely unmarked silver and gilt example of the pattern worn throughout WW2.
The Highland Light Infantry Officers Glengarry Badge A heavy cast silver badge of four parts construction. Some polish wear to high points
The Highland Light Infantry Officers Shoulder Belt Plate Post 1901 The Highland Light Infantry Officers Shoulder Belt Plate a superb post 1901 example in 7 part construction. Fantastic example.
The Highland Light Infantry Volunteer battalion Officers Shoulder Belt Plate The Highland Light Infantry Volunteer battalion Officers Shoulder Belt Plate (Blank Scroll)in 7 part construction with Imperial Crown Worn 1881-1901
The Highlanders . An Officers Plaid Brooch. The Highlanders . An Officers Plaid Brooch. This is a nice example, retaining 95% of its gilding and is regimentally marked to the rear Lt Baxter 5th Battn RS&C TVR.
The Home Guard. original Bakerlite badge The Home Guard. A nice bakerlite badge by A Stanley & Sons Wallsall. Silver coloured with no distortions
The Kilt Belt Clasp of Colonel R Fiddes MC A lovely Silver or Silver Plate Kilt Belt Clasp. It has a separately applied family crest and an engraved border. It measures roughly 3.5 inches wide by 3 inches tall and is engraved with Col R Fiddes under the crest Complete with a retaining slider
The Kings 8th Liverpool Scottish Officers Silver Collar badges A scarce and extremely fine matched pair of officer silver or sp collars worn from 1900 until renamed the 10th Battalion in 1908. In superb condition
The Kings Liverpool Scottish Plaid Brooch This is a lovely early Plaid brooch to this famous fighting regiment. Manufactured by Firmin & Sons Ltd The quoit is silver plated white metal and the badge tests for silver.makers marks to rear and with a very strong Victorian type clasp. Pattern worn by Officers and Pipers from 1908-1937 very nice condition some wear to SP on quoit.
The Kings Own Royal regiment WW1 Officers FS Cap badge a deep chocolate bronze badge in super condition with two blade fixings to rear.
The Kings Own Scottish Borderers 5th Territorial Battalion This was a much travelled unit. Coming from the Galloway Rifle Volunteers in 1881 they became a Volunteer Battn of the Royal Scots Fusiliers. They were transferred to the KOSB in 1899 and in 1908 the Galloway Rifle Volunteers and the 3rd VB KOSB merged as the 5th KOSB. This is the White metal badge worn between 1908 and 1914
The Kings Own Scottish Borderers Scarce Title This scarce title is Westlake 995. Width 38m height 14mm. The letters are punctuated K.O.S.B. Westlake says that it is of overseas manufacture. They fought at Gallipoli in June 1915 and then transferred to Egypt. One lug missing
The Lanarkshire Yeomanry This unit was originally raised in 1819. This is Westlake 247 in brass with 3 good lugs.
The Lancashire Fusiliers Victorian Officers Racoon Skin Cap Badge A Lovely example of this very large badge. It is 4" (10cm) in height by 2" (5cm) wide. The sphinx in silver on a gilt grenade long screw post to rear. In lovely condition with no dents or scratches.
The London Scottish NCOs and Pipers Plaid Brooch. An early plaid brooch. The quoit in Silver plate on White metal (some wear) Maker marked LB&B. The Lion and scrolls test for silver but may be high quality SP. An original item, not one of the modern fakes.
The London Scottish WW1 Officers Silver Glengarry Badge A lovely and beautifully made example of the WW1 pattern (Lion smaller then later badges). Clearly marked silver and with a pin clasp and retaining chain.
The London Scottish WW2 Officers Hallmarked Glengarry Badge Manufacturers marks T.E and hallmarked for Edinburgh 1939. This badge would have ben worn by an Officer of the London Jocks from the outbreak of WW2.A nicely made badge which will have seen it all! Pin fitting to rear.
The Lothians & Berwickshire Yeomanry Officers Shoulder badge The Lothians and Berwickshire Yeomanry Cavalry 1888 to 1901 The official titular change was made from the East Lothian Yeomanry in 1888. In 1899 the War Office announced the formation of a new force of mounted infantry to be known as the Imperial Yeomanry. They became the Lothians and Border Imperial Yeomanry. A lovely badge in Gilt with silver overlays.
The Machine Gun Corps Heavy Branch Scarce title A very scarce title worn for only 2 years to the Heavy Branch The Machine Gun Corps. mentioned in Westlake p 34. No image.The Heavy Branch was formed in October 1915 and were the Motor Machine Gun Corps. They became The Tank Corps in 1917
The Middlesex Regiment O/Rs Home service helmet plate This variant has the Queen Victoria's Crown and is in very fine condition. Worn from1881-1901
The Middlesex Regiment O/Rs Home service helmet plate This variant has the Kings Crown worn from 1901-1914. It is in very fine condition and is the companion piece to the QVC variant also listed.
The Norfolk Regiment Officers QVC Home Service Helmet Plate This is the QVC variant and was worn from 1881 through to 1901. Gilt in good condition and the badge presents very well
The Northamptonshire Regiment WW1 Officers Bronze FS Cap badge This is in lovely condition and is maker marked to Gaunt London. Fixings in very good condition
The Prince of Wales Leinster Regiment (Royal Canadians Officers Helmet plate A scarce officers HP to this regiment the 100th Foot was raised in Canada in 1875 and merged 109th foot in 1881 to form the PoW Leinster Regiment (Royal Canadians) The plate has been cleaned and presents very nicely. The normal loops have not been used to attach the plate to the helmet. These have been metal tangs which are not in good condition, but it would still attach to a board. A very scarce plate and priced to sell.
The Queens Bodyguard for Scotland Breast or belt badge. This is a Victorian example of this scarce badge. It is a large badge 3.5" X 3.5" in gilt on copper On the four points of the star are the words Queens/ Body/Guard/ for Scotland To the centre the motto Nemo Me Impune Lacessit (No-one touches me with impunity) This is fretted and over a lovely green enamel backplate which is in very good condition.
The Queens BodyGuard for Scotland Victorian Balmoral Cap badge A lovely Gilt on brass thistle worn on the Corps Berets or Balmoral cap.60mm (2.25") Tall by 50mm (2.0") wide 2 gilded lugs to rear.
The Queens Edinburgh Rifle Brigade Shoulder Belt plate A fine original Victorian or Edwardian Shoulder Belt Plate. 85mm (3.35") tall by 55mm (2.00 wide) in blackened brass with three screw posts to the rear
The Queens own Highlanders Officers 3 part Silver Glengarry badge This unit was formed in 1961 by the amalgamation of the Cameron Highlanders and the Seaforth Highlanders. The Crowned Thistle being from the Camerons and the Stag and scroll from the Seaforths. A nice solid unmarked silver example
The Queens Volunteer Brigade (Edinburgh Rifle Volunteers) Glengarry Badge A Good original of this much faked Glengarry Badge to this unit. It is in blackened brass with the Imperial Crown which dates the badge to between 1888-1902. Two brass lugs to the rear and complete with the original leather backing. Not a particularly good photo of the front aspect of the badge. See the other badges that make up a complete set.
The Queens Volunteer Brigade (Edinburgh Rifle Volunteers) Pouch Badge A Nice well struck original badge which features the main gate of Edinburgh Castle. This would date from around 1860-1890. It is darkened brass with 3 posts to rear (Complete with Bosleys ticket! 60mm (2.25" in diameter)
The Robin Hood Rifles 7th Sherwood Foresters WW1 O/Rs badge A superb badge in pristine condition to this unusual unit. Maker marked Gaunts London on slider
The Royal Artillery Victorian Officers Busby Plume Holder This superb plume holder is in superb condition with no loss of gilt and no dents or scratches. A great pristine example
The Royal Company of Archers Victorian Sash Badge This beautiful sash badge is in immaculate condition with two loop fixture to rear. The enamel on these badges is often damaged but this one is in superb condition.
The Royal Dragoons QVC Officers Helmet Plate A Superb example. A Gilt Hobnailed Garter Star pattern backing plate. 5 inches tall by 4 inches wide. On this a silvered strap with The Royal Dragoons within this a silvered Crest of England (Lion& Crown) on a lovely blue enamelled backing plate. 2 screwpost fittings to rear
The Royal Highlanders - Black Watch 2nd Volunteer Battalion Extremely scarce white metal example. This unit came from the Fifeshire and Forfarshire Rifle Volunteers. They were designated the 2nd (Angus) Volunteer Battn the Black Watch in 1887 and the 2nd and 3rd VBs were amalgamated as the 5th Territorial Battalion in 1908.
The Royal Highlanders - Black Watch 4th territorial Battalion This unit came out of the 1st (Dundee) Volunteer Battalion Black Watch (1887) and in 1908 they were designated the 4th (City of Dundee) Battn.
The Royal Highlanders - Black Watch 6th territorial Battalion This unit came out of the Perthshire Rifle Volunteers. They were designated the 4th Volunteer Battn The Black watch in 1887 and Became the 6th (Perthshire) Battn in 1908. I have two variants of this title. This has the large RH and is Westlake 1168.( My other one listed has small RH and is not in Westlake)
The Royal Highlanders - Black Watch 6th territorial Battalion This unit came out of the Perthshire Rifle Volunteers. They were designated the 4th Volunteer Battn The Black Watch in 1887 and Became the 6th (Perthshire) Battn in 1908. I have two variants of this title. This has the smaller RH and is not in Westlake.
The Royal Irish Rifles Victorian Officers Shoulder Belt Badge This is guaranteed original and not one of the copies found on ebay! In silver or silver plate it measures 4" (10cm) high and 3" (7.5cm) wide. It has three screw posts to the rear, The same badge was worn on the helmet plate. In immaculate condition.
The Royal Jersey Light Infantry QVC O/Rs Helmet Plate This unit was formed as a militia Battalion. This has the QVC crown and brass fixing loops to rear. Inn very good condition KK418
The Royal Scots 7th/9th Territorial Battn Shoulder Title This very short lived unit was an amalgamation of the old 7th Battn and the 9th Battn in 1921.
The Royal Scots 9th Territorial Battn Shoulder Title A Nice original shoulder title to the Dandy 9th 1908-1921. With original back plate
The Royal Scots Officers Last Shako (1869-1878) gilt Shako Badge As ever, the best till last! A stunner this is K&K 150. It has the order of the thistle in a garter band with The Royal Regiment in a band above with St Andrew in a cartouche at the bottom and foliated figure 1. 2 lugs to rear. Gilt in excellent condition. As ever my photos do not do the badge justice. A superb very scarce original. Worn for less than 10 years.
The Royal Scots Officers Shoulder Belt Plate A Lovely example in 5 piece construction with a superb "Hobnail" cast silver star.Gilt in very good condition
The Royal Scots Pipers Plaid brooch with QVC Large Regimental item stamped with the number 5 to rear. In Nickel silver. Good pin to rear
The Royal Scots WW2 Plastic Economy 1st battn badge Rare to find these unbent and with clasps still attached.To 1st Battalion with red plastic backing and maker marked to A Stanley & Co Walsall
The Royal Warwickshire Regiment NCOs SP Cap Badge A WW1 period cap badge for an NCO in brass and Silver Plate. Maker marked FN Birmingham on slider KK594 Worn from 1898-1921
The Royal Warwickshire Regiment Officers Dress Cap Badge This is in my view one of the loveliest badges in the British Army. It is in heavy unmarked silver and gilt and is maker marked to Firmin, London. It is a real beauty.It was worn from 1898. It is part of my Warwickshire's collection that I will be selling off,mso if you are looking for something special, let me know
The Royal Warwickshire Regiment Other Ranks QVC Helmet Plate A really nice example of the home service helmet plate in Gilding metal with a white metal antelope to the centre. Worn from 1881-1901. A Nice genuine piece
The Royal Welch Fusiliers Georgian Other Ranks Shoulder Belt plate This is in Parkins book described as being mentioned in Volume XXX of the Journal of the society for army historical research. Worn from 1810-1830 It is the same pattern as Parkin 209. This is in heavy cast brass with some rubbing to surface. The belt hooks have been removed. 3.0" tall and 2.5" wide.
The Seaforth Highlanders 5th Territorial Battn White Metal This unit had ist origins in the Sutherland Rifle Volunteers becoming a volunteer battalion of the Seaforths in 1881 and re formed as the 5th (Sutherland and Caithness) Battalion in 1908. Worn between 1908-1914
The Sherwood Foresters QVC Officers Helmet plate A scarce QVC example of this lovely helmet plate worn from 1881-1901.Made in 6 parts. the stag,the wreath, the cross, the scroll, the laurels and the fine backplate. The loops have been pinched at some time in the past but could be repaired The pattern was changed in 1904 to read Notts and Derby
The Somerset Light Infantry QVC Officers Blue Helmet Plate A Nice example with gilt in good condition.Worn 1881-1901
The South Wales Borderers Victorian Officers Waist Belt Plate A two piece matching number (7) Officers Waist belt Plate Silver Dragon on gilt background and silver scroll with South Wales Borderers. edge knock on 'South '
The Suffolk Regiment O/Rs Helmet Plate Centre Worn from 1881
The Worcester Militia QVC Officers Silver Shako Badge 1869-1878 Superb Officers Badge to the Worcester Militia. Worn on the last shako 1869-1878. In immaculate condition.
The Worcester Regiment Kings Crown Officers Helmet Plate This is a fine example of the Helmet Plate Worn on the home service helmet from 1901 through to WW1. The gilt is in very good condition and the badge presents very well.
The Worcester Regiment Officers Victorian Waist Belt Plate A nice example of the officers plate. Both pieces matching numbers (8) in silver or silver plate and gilt. In excellent condition
The Worcestershire Militia. Officers Shako Badge The Worcestershire Militia. One of the oldest militia regiments in the country. This is an Officers Shako Badge and was worn from 1869-1878 in silver or silver plate it is in excellent condition.They became the 2nd and 3rd (Militia) Battalions of the Worcestershire Regiment in 1881. KK 1210 450
The Worcestershire Regiment Edwardian Officers Helmet plate In lovely condition worn between 1902 and 1908
The Worcestershire Regiment QVC Officers Glengarry badge A Nice example of this very scarce badge. These were worn on officers glengarries and other forage caps.2 lugs E/W to rear
The Worcestershire Regiment QVC Officers Helmet Plate A Fine example of this plate that was only worn from 1891-1901. It is as KK 242. A lovely badge
The York & Lancaster Regiment KC Officers Helmet Plate This is the younger brother of the QVC plate already listed. The regiment saw service in both Egypt and Sudan immediately after its formation in 1881, and also during the Second Boer War, when it took part in the Relief of Ladysmith. This badge dates from 1901 and would have been worn until 1908. The rose in the middle has a gilt overlay on the silver base.
The York & Lancaster Regiment QVC Officer Helmet Plate A superb Helmet Plate worn from 1881-1901. In four part construction and in extremely good condition. The Y&L were formed in 1881 from two old regiments and The new regiment saw service in both Egypt and Sudan immediately after its formation, and also during the Second Boer War, when it took part in the Relief of Ladysmith.
Tynemouth Artillery Volunteers QVC O/Rs Blue Cloth Helmet Plate The Tynemouth Artillery Volunteers claim to be the first ranked artillery volunteer corps being raised on the 7th May 1859. They were raised as the 1st Northumberland Artillery Volunteers in Tynemouth. Their first practice was using 70 year old smoothbore cannons at Tynemouth Castle. A nice piece of artillery history.
Victorian (pre1852) Queens Own Glasgow Yeomanry Officers Ammunition Pouch and Belt This is in superb condition. The belt is in white leather. The pouch leather is still supple and not dried out. The crown and braiding in silver. Made to hold six rounds of ammunition and the manufacturers label still attached, Hawkes Moseley Son (John Hawkes and Richard Moseley. Founded 1786 with premises at 14 Piccadilly. The firm became Hawkes and Co in 1852 and Gieves and Hawkes in 1974
Victorian 1st Admin Battn Aberdeenshire Rifle Volunteers A genuine original and scarce badge to this unit formed in 1860. It became the 1st Volunteer Battn Gordon Highlanders in 1884 and ultimately the 4th Battn Gordon Highlanders in 1908 rear with two lugs N-S
Victorian 1st Argyll and Bute Artillery Volunteers Helmet Plate Formed at Oban Oct 10th 1861 There were subsequently 12 batteries. They were consolidated again as the 1st in May 1880. 211 men of the 1st A&B Artillery volunteered for service in the Boer War, but only 8 were selected for service. The pipe band had over 30 pipers and 3/4th of the men were Gaelic speakers.
Victorian 1st City of London Engineers Officers Waist Belt Plate Very scarce item. A gilt City of London Badge "Domine Dirige Nos" with to the centre a garter with 1st City of London Engineers and to the centre of this the arms of the City. All on a silvered backing plate. This unit was formed in 1862 and were nicknamed "Old Jewry" reflecting the area of London where they were formed. They moved to the Barbican in 1868 and then on to Islington. They sent two detachments to the Boer War. Lovely item.
Victorian 1st Forfarshire Rifle Volunteers Glengarry badge Lovely badge in White Metal worn 1881-1887. 2 lugs to rear
Victorian 1st Volunteer Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers Officers Helmet Plate A truly superb item. This unit had its origins in the 12 corps of Northumberland Rifle Volunteers. It became the 1st VB Northumberland Fusiliers in February 1883. The Headquarters were at Alnwick and moved to Hexham in 1891. It became the 4th Territorial Battn Northumberland Fusiliers in 1908.
Victorian 2nd Admin Battn Aberdeenshire Rifle Volunteers SP badge This is a guaranteed original silver plate on brass example which is either NCOs or an Officers badge The 2nd Admin Battn was formed in 1861 with their HQ at Tarves.Bloomer Blue book P 89 In great condition. Became the 2nd Volunteer Battn The Gordon Highlanders in 1884.
Victorian 2nd Royal Lanark Militia Officers Badge A scarce WM officer's badge. The Lanark Militia were originally formed in Napoleonic times. This badge stems from around the Crimean War. The 2nd were formed in 1854. They were later amalgamated into the 4th Battalion Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) 2 brass lugs North/South to rear.
Victorian 2nd Volunteer Battalion Cameronians Helmet Plate Worn 1887-1903 The Battalion had its heritage in the 3rd Lanarkshire Rifle Volunteers and later the 16th Lanarkshire RV 132 members of the 2nd Battalion served in the Boer War The plate is in very fine condition.
Victorian 3rd Volunteer Battn South Staffordshire Regiment Officers Helmet Plate Superb Officers Helmet Plate. The 3rd VB came from the 4th Corps of Staffordshire Rifle Volunteers who had their HQ at Wolverhampton. They were designated the 3rd VB South Staffordshires in 1883. The 3rd VB became the 6th Territorial Battalion of the South Staffordshire Regiment in 1908
Victorian 41st (Welch Regiment) Officers 1869 shako plate A scarce shako plate in super condition. Worn between 1869 and 1878.3 piece construction the feathers and numerals in silver. Two lugs to rear.
Victorian 5th Volunteer Battalion The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) Forage Cap Badge A lovely small silver forage cap badge to this strange unit. They were formed from the Lanarkshire Rifle Volunteers in 1887. However they were renowned for their drinking exploits rather than their discipline and the were disbanded on April the 1st 1897 on the orders of the Commanding Officer of the Cameronians.
Victorian 5th Volunteer Battalion The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) Home service helmet plate White metal Helmet plate to the "Drunken 5th". The unit was formed from the Lanarkshire Rifle Volunteers. In 1887 they became the 5th Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) and disbanded by the Officer Commanding in 1897. A Nice example three lugs to rear
Victorian 5th Volunteer Battalion The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) Home service helmet plate White metal Helmet plate to the "Drunken 5th". The unit was formed from the Lanarkshire Rifle Volunteers. In 1887 they became the 5th Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) and disbanded by order of the C/O for indiscipline in 1897. 3 lugs to rear some slight distortion to star.
Victorian 6th Fifeshire Volunteer Battn Black Watch ORs Glengarry The nicest example of this badge you will ever find. A very crisp high quality pressing, good aging and two brass lugs E/W to the rear. A real treasure
Victorian 72nd HighlandersO/Rs Bonnet badge Became the 1st Battalion Seaforth Highlanders in 1881. Good clean example.
Victorian 72nd of Foot Pipers Brooch 1st Seaforths A superb hand engraved NCOs plaid brooch also worn by 1st Seaforths on amalgamation with the 78th in 1881. Scarce. Silver Plated
Victorian 72nd of Foot Pipers Brooch 1st Seaforths A superb hand engraved NCOs plaid brooch also worn by 1st Seaforths on amalgamation with the 78th in 1881. Scarce. Silver Plated
Victorian 9th Regiment (Norfolk) Shoulder Belt Plate Plate gilt on brass Bronze Britannia over roman numerals IX Lovely old plate not in Parkyn.3 studs to rear.
Victorian Cameronians Hallmarked Silver Officers Cross belt Boss, Chains and Whistle A superb early example of these very scarce items 14 Battle Honours from Blenheim Through to Sebastopol and China. In heavy (135 gm - roughly 5.0z))Hallmarked silver. Maker H&S Birmingham 1876
Victorian Cameronians Silver Officers Cross belt Boss, Chains and Whistle A Lovely heavy silver Shoulder belt boss, whistle and 3 strand chain in silver 115gm (not hallmarked. With battle honours up to the Boer War and with the scarce honours South Africa 1846-7 and 1877-8-9 and The Relief of Ladysmith. Lovely item
Victorian Dorset Regiment officers gilt collar badges A lovely pair in superb condition stamped JR Gaunt to rear.superb
Victorian Dorset Regiment Officers Glengary badge 1881 A lovely badge in untouched silver and gilt. See also the matching officers collars also listed.
Victorian Duke of Cambridge's Middlesex Regiment Officers post 1855 Waist belt clasp Superb WBP in Silver and Gilt with the very first cast number No1 to the male part. Extremely nice condition
Victorian Duke of Lancasters Own Yeomanry cavalry O/Rs Helmet Plate This large brass plate dates from around 1870-1901 in brass with 3 good lugs to the rear. The unit is one of the oldestt Yeomanry units being originally raised in 1828 Standard of the Duke of Lancaster, the three royal lions and a three pointed label, denoting an heir to the throne. Since 1399, the title Duke of Lancaster has been held by the reigning Sovereign The title Duke of Lancaster continues to be used, even for a female monarch. At gatherings of Lancastrians within the County Palatine and worldwide, the toast is: “The Queen, Duke of Lancaster!” The Duke of Lancaster's Own Yeomanry has its origins in the various troops of light horse raised in the eighteenth century in the county of Lancaster, the earliest of which was the Bolton Light Horse formed in 1798.[2] In June 1828 the Lancashire Corps of Yeomanry Cavalry assembled and by special act, King William IV, granted the title Duke of Lancaster’s Corps of Yeomanry Cavalry in 1834, and the Sovereign, as the Duke of Lancaster, has traditionally been Colonel-in-Chief.[3] The regiment sent mounted infantry for service in the Boer War as the Imperial Yeomanry, between 1900 and 1902.[4]
Victorian Dundee Highlanders Officers Dirk This is a very scarce dirk to the 3rd Forfarshire (Dundee Highland) Rifle Volunteers. It dates to around 1860-68. It is 18.5" long and the blade is 12" long and is in very good condition with some slight uncleaned staining near to the handle. The fittings are brass with chased edges and the arms of the City of Dundee mounted in silver. Leather in excellent condition. A really scarce piece. Contact me re postage before paying for the dirk
Victorian East Lothian Yeomanry Cavalry Helmet Plate This is the second pattern HP worn from around 1850 on a black leather helmet with a separate scroll stating East Lothian Yeomanry Cavalry and was worn up until the name changed to Lothians and Berwickshire Yeomanry Cavalry in 1888 when they adopted the metal helmet.. two tangs and a screwpost to rear, Gilded brass, gilt faded
Victorian First Lanarkshire Rifle Volunteers Helmet Plate In nice condition in blackened brass some wear and lacquer loss 3 good lugs to rear
Victorian Gloucestershire Regiment Officers Waist Belt Plate Both parts numbered 37 This is in really excellent condition. See also the accompanying Helmet Palte
Victorian Gordon Highlanders Officers Glengarry Badge Silver stags head on black felt background with the universal pattern circlet and QVC crown. Gilt very fine. Two lugs to rear. You won't find a better one!
Victorian Gordon Highlanders Silver Officers Badge This is Bloomer 207 a scarce Officers glengarry badge only worn between 1861and 1881. In silver or heavy SP. Two silver lugs E-W. In very good condition. Photos don't do it justice!
Victorian Inverness Highland Rifle Volunteers Glengarry Badge Genuine nice white metal example. Unit formed in 1864 There were ten companies 4 based in Inverness others at Fort William, Kingussie, Beauly, Portree, Campbelltown and Roy Bridge. Became 4th Battalion Cameron Highlanders in 1887. I have two good examples for sale
Victorian Kings Own Scottish Borderers O/Rs Helmet late A fine genuine example of this lovely badge worn from 1881-1901
Victorian NCOs or Pipers Plaid Brooch to the Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders A Very nice silvered example early construction Victorian or Edwardian.
Victorian Officers Badge to the Wiltshire Regiment Another superb badge in excellent condition. This measures 2.75" tall and 2" wide The silver Monogram and gilt are in excellent condition. Pin back fixing.
Victorian Officers Helmet Plate to the Gloucestershire regiment This is in excellent condition and accompanies the waist belt clasp listed seperately
Victorian or Edwardian Coldstream Guards Senior NCOs Pagri Badge A lovely silvered example with super enamelling. 2 strong silvered lugs to rear
Victorian or Edwardian Gordon Highlanders Dirk Nice Senior NCO or Pipe Majors example with the usual acanthus Pattern unique to the Gordon Highlanders. In Silver plated White Metal. 17" long with a 10 " blade some light spoting to blade that would easily clean off.
Victorian Pipers Plaid Brooch to the 93rd Sutherland Highlanders A nice scarce silvered brooch. This pattern was worn from the Crimean war through to the amalgamation with the Argylls in 1881. It continued to be worn by the pipers of the second battalion Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders until around 1902
Victorian Royal Artillery Militia Officers Pouch belt. This superb belt would fit either of the two pouches listed. The gilt on the buckle is in excellent condition but it is the exceptional condition of the gold bullion the sets it apart. It is excellent. Makers/Retailers mark to rear side Hobson & Sons 1-3 and 5 Lexington Street Golden Square London. It would have been worn between 1882 and 1889,
Victorian Royal Berkshire regiment Officers Pagri Badge A most unusual pagri badge to the Royal Berkshire Regiment. Post 1885 and most probably a private modification for foreign service. The circlet is as the Other Ranks helmet Plate centre, but has been gilded. The centre is silver as the 1881 helmet plate, which is based on the old Royal Berkshire Militia, but with a red felt backing.
Victorian Royal Engineers Officers waist Belt Plate A nice example of this belt plate in silver and gilt on brass. gilt worn to edges of plate.
Victorian Royal Engineers Officers Waist Belt Plate A Nice example in silver and gilt in good condition
Victorian Royal Fusiliers Officers Busby Badge A Very fine example of this scarce badge. The blue enamel is intact which is unusual. Gilt immaculate Superb item almpst 4 inches tall.Old repair to lugs.
Victorian Royal Highlanders The Black Watch O/Rs Home Service Helmet Plate A scarce piece in immaculate pristine condition. Pattern worn from 1881-1901.In 2 part construction it is identical to the plate listed in Bloomers Blue book on p65. My husband bought it out of the Arthur Strutt Collection. Arthur Strutt was perhaps the most famous collector of Scottish militaria.The patina on the three lugs is the only real sign of age but It is guaranteed original.
Victorian Royal Scot Fusiliers Helmet Plate This much misidentified badge is NOT from the Royal Scots Greys it is an early helmet plate on the RSF shako of the 1830s Above the thistle was a crown and above that was a cockade with the regimental number XXI in gilt metal. if you google RSF shako, you will see it. This example is in superb gilt on brass. A variant was also worn by the Ayr and Wigtown Militia
Victorian Scottish First Fifeshire Artillery Volunteers Helmet Plate The Fifeshire Royal Garrison Artillery Volunteers were one of the early Units. Formed in 1860 with Headquarters at Kirkcaldy. By 1863 there were 11 batteries throughout the county. This badge dates from 1880. A little verdigris to the lions head but would clean easily. 3 good lugs to rear.
Victorian Scottish Officers Mourning Brooch in Black Watch type plaid brooch. A most unusual and scarce example of a a military widows Mourning Brooch. I cannot identify the officer. He has two crowns as collar badges and is wearing the crimson sash and a medal. The photograph was taken by a well known studio in Aldershot. Jackletts and also in the backing material is a reference to New Kilpatrick which is between Glasgow and Dumbarton The Black Watch type brooch is in silver and silver plate it is 4" in diameter and the 12" belcher chain is silver
Victorian Seaforth Highlanders Officers Dirk A superb Example. The Gilt is in immaculate condition. Retailed by R & HB Kirkwood Thistle Street Edinburgh. Some loss of foil to the "cairngorms" but none of the glass is chipped as is usual in these fine old pieces of Scottish History
Victorian Seaforth Highlanders Silver Plaid Brooch A very heavy unmarked silver plaid brooch with the Battle Honours Maida,Java,Peiwar,Assaye,Persia,Lucknow,Charasia,Kooshab,Sevastopol,Kandahar,Hindustan, The Cape of Good Hope,Central India,and Afghanistan. A beautiful Plaid Brooch in great order
Victorian South Wales Borderers Officers Helmet Plate A Fine and spectacular officers Home Service Helmet Plate Worn from 1881 through to 1901; Gilt if excellent condition 3 Lugs to rear. A superb item.
Victorian Sutherland Highlanders Officers Shoulder Belt Plate Pre 1860. This plate was worn from 1837-1860 when the Crimean War Honours of Alma, Balaklava, Sebastopol and Indian Mutiny honour of Lucknow were added, following their exploits on the Thin Red Line in Crimea and India were recognised. Gilt worn on backing plate, the applied badges all in silver.
Victorian The Kings Shropshire Light Infantry Officers Glengarry Badge K Lovely badge in great condition. Worn post 1881-1901. Silver bugle horn black felt backing and gilt circle and crown
Victorian The Kings Own Borderers NCOs Glengarry Badge This is the large White Metal NCOs badge with two brass lugs to the rear only worn from 1881-1887, when they were renamed The Kings Own Scottish Borderers. A little rubbing to the high points but a lovely item
Victorian The North Staffordshire Regiment Officers Glengarry badge Lovely item in great condition. Silver POW Feathers to centre on black felt gilt circlet and crown. Thanks for your help Alan
Victorian The Sussex Regiment Officers Glengarry badge In great condition. The central piece is multi part. Gilt cross silver feather and laurel wreath, silver and blue and red gilt centrepiece. Superb
Victorian The Welsh Regiment 2nd Volunteer Battalion Officers Helmet Plate A beautiful badge all in silver and silver plate. The second battalion was formed from the various Glamorgan rifle volunteers in 1887 and in 1896 moved their headquarters to Bridgend. In great condition
Victorian Welsh 1st Glamorgan Rifle Volunteer Corps Officers Helmet Plate Absolutely superb example of this scarce badge in silver or silver plate. The corps was formed in 1859 in Margam I believe this badge dates from 1880 and there were 12 corps A and B were based at Margam C D and E companies at Swansea H at Cwm Avon. I at Bridgend K&L at Neath and M at Cowbridge. Became the 2nd Vol Battn The Welsh Regiment in 1887.
Victorian Welsh 41st (Welch) Regiment Officers 1855 Shako plate A scarce badge worn between 1855 and 1861. In fabulous condition. 5 piece construction. The feathers and numerals in silver the rest of the plate in gilt which is in superb condition. Superb!
Victorian Welsh Royal Merioneth Rifles Officers Pouch or Belt Badge Extremely scarce badge to this Welsh Unit. The first Merionethshire RVs were formed at Bala in 1859 but disbanded in 1864. The badge is 3" X 2.5" wide. 4 piece construction. In silver plate, silver and gilded band. Gilt worn and some plate loss, but a very very scarce item.
Victorian Welsh Royal Monmouth Light Infantry Militia Officers Shako Badge Always leave the best till last they say. This is one of the most beautiful British Army badges. It dates from1855 to 1861 .Feast your eyes. It is heavy silver and silver plate. of four piece construction In fabulous condition.
Victorian York & Lancaster Regiment Officers Helme Plate A Nice guaranteed original Officers HP to the Yorks & Lancs Regt The gilt is in lovely condition.
Warwickshire Rifle Volunteers Victorian Ammunition Pouch belt badge An early pouch badge being a Queen Victoria Crown on a curled bugle horn on a wreath of oak leaves with the strap saying Warwickshire Rifle Volunteers. Formed in 1860 the became the volunteer battalions of the Warwickshire Regiment in the early 1880s and were incorporated into the territorials as the 5/6/7th Battalions The Royal Warwickshire Regiment in 1908.
Warwickshire Rifle Volunteers Victorian WBC a blackened White metal waist belt clasp to this early RV unit. Formed 1860 and became voluntary battalions of the Warwickshire regiment in the mid 1880s and finally incorporated as the 5/6/7th Territorial Batallions in 1908
Watsons OTC College WW1 period Officers Training Corps in brass 4 good lugs to rear
Westmorland Rifle Volunteers 1860 Crossbelt Badge This superb large badge has it all. It is in silver or silver plate and measures 2 and a half inches in diameter. On the strap "1st Westmorland Rifle Volunteers. Within the strap a shield with two flights of arrows overlaid by a Rifle and a strap featuring two honours "Crecy" and "Flodden". A unique and very scarce item
WW1 East Surrey Regiment Officers Bronze Field Service Cap Badge A lovely example in immaculate condition. Bronze with 2 blades to rear. As KK640
WW1 Gordon Highlanders Bonnet Badge Hallmarked and Owner marked A nice large and heavy badge. Maker marked (H.T) and retailed by Meyer and Mortimer London. Hallmarked Edinburgh 1916, so exactly 100 years old. The owners details are etched into the rear Major G. MacDonald so can be fully researched. Service wear to high points
WW1 Original "Hate" Belt with 27 badges attached These come in all shapes and sizes, but this is the best I have seen. An original collection, which would display superbly. It is a period blue stable belt with leather in good condition. All the badges are complete with sliders and lugs. All badges completely untouched The List is: The Norfolk Regiment in brass with long slider An Officers bronze rank pip with lug Machine Gun Regiment in gilded brass with slider Connaught Rangers in Gilded brass with slider Royal Warwickshire with slider HLI Collar with HLI and buglehorn separate The Leinster Regiment Bi Metal with slider Army Service Corps in Bronze The West Yorkshire Regt in bi metal with slider Army Farriers trade badge in brass with 4 lugs Tyneside Scottish 2nd Pattern 1915 NCOs badge with strong pin back The Rifle Brigade in Blackened metal with slider 2 US Infantry Dough Boys collar badges blackened metal with pinbacks Senior Officers Crown rank badge with lugs The Seaforth Highlanders O/Rs in White metal Bedfordshire Regiment in brass with slider Signallers Trade badge in brass with 4 lugs Royal Artillery O/Rs brass badge with long slider Royal Artillery small pair of grenade collar badges The 'Scottish' Part of the Tynesside Scots shoulder title 2 old spade lugs The Buffs badge in gilded brass The Army Ordnance Corps badge in brass The RAMC shoulder title in brass Individualy a conservative estimate for the badges comes to over £200+ Please contact me regarding mail charges
WW1 Suffolk Regiment Officers Bronze Field service Cap Badge This badge is bronze and maker marked to JR Gaunt London with two blades to rear. In superb condition as KK 605
WW1 The Gloucester Regiment Bronze Officers back badge This is the small badge worn at the back of the cap, but during WW1 was also worn to the front.About .5" in diameter with 2 prongs to rear
WW1 Tyneside Irish O/Rs Badge with Gaunt slider A nice original brass badge. Now very scarce
WW2 Black Watch Officers or Senior NCOs Glengarry badge Very nice heavy example in Cast silvered metal and gilt. St Andrew in silver. 2 good lugs to rear
WW2 Royal Horse Artillery Officers Bullion Cap Badge This lovely badge is in immaculate condition.
York & Lancaster Regiment Officers QVC Helmet plate 1881-1901 An excellent undamaged HP in silver and gilt. The Regiment was fromed in 1881 from the 65th (North Yorkshire ) Regiment and the 84th (York & Lancaster) Regiment. In this period they fought in the Sudan and in Egypt at both El Teb and Souakin. They later fought in the Boer War and were part of the force that relieved Ladysmith.