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Scarce printed example of the white swan on a yellow and green background.
2nd. Buckinghamshire [Eton College ] Volunteer Rifle Corps. Victorian officers white metal pouch belt plate with two screw bolts to the reverse. The Arms of the College on a seeded ground to the centre of a wreath of laurel surmounted by the crown. [ In 1878 the Eton College elements of the 1st.Bucks. Rifle Volunteers formed the 2nd.Bucks Rifle Volunteers,until 1908 when they became part of the Officers Training Corps.]
2nd. Buckinghamshire [Eton College ] Volunteer Rifle Corps. White metal shako plate with two loops [of three] to the reverse. The cypher "EVRC" surmounted by a strung bugle horn. [In 1878 the Eton College elements of the 1st.Bucks Rifle Volunteers became the 2nd. Bucks [Eton College] Rifle Vols. until 1908 when they became Officers Training Corps.]
6th.Dragoons.[Inniskilling] Brass shoulder title,Inniskilling.
Army Dental Corps. WW II printed Southern Command A.D.C. formation sign. A shield in green and white bearing stars in the reverse colours. Accompanied by a later embroidered cloth shoulder title,R.A.D.C in red on blue.
Brigadier. Gold bullion wire with red velvet inserts Brigadier's cap badge on a black backing. The Royal Crest.
Physical Training Instructor. Embroidered red on white king's crown Instructors P.T. vest insignia. Crossed swords surmounted by the crown.
Reading University- O.T.C. Scarce bronzed cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The Arms of the University above the title scroll, " Reading University O.T.C."
Tank Corps / Royal Tank Regiment. Brass sleeve badge with two loops to the reverse. The badge based on the insignia of the 3rd. French Infantry Division who awarded it to the 9th.Battalion Tank Corps for their support at the Battle of Moreuil in July 1918. The "Tanks" support resulted in victory for the Allies and also gained a Croix de Guerre for the Battalion.
\"C\" Trade Badge. White on khaki \"C\" trade badge worn before 1943 by A.T.S. cooks.[not to be confused with the series of A.B.and C trade badges,that were used in the Army later on.]
"Beja" Battle Badge. Scarce WW II example of the red felt and aluminium award badge with original brooch pin to the reverse. A German tank pierced by a sword and the name plate "Beja" to the centre of a shield. [Made in Tunis in North Africa from a design by the C.O of 172nd. Field Regiment Royal Artillery,Lt.Col. Mc.N Graham DSO, it was awarded to some men of 155 Battery R.Artillery and a few of the 5th.Battalion Hampshire Regiment after their heroic action against German Armour at Beja in North Africa.
1 Corps Artillery. Embroidered example of the white spearhead on R.Artillery colours worn by 1 Corps Artillery units.
10 Corps. Embroidered WW II example of the white circle and bar on a green semi-circle. 10 Corps fought in the Western Desert and with the Eighth Army brought about the defeat of the Afrika Korps. Moving to Italy under command of the Eighth Army, 10 Corps were involved in the fierce fighting in the Po Valley.
10 Corps. Embroidered WW II example of the white "circle and bar" on a red background. 10 Corps fought in the Western Desert at El Alemein [50th.Division and 4th Indian Division] and across North Africa until the end in Tunisia. From there they joined Eighth Army for the final operations in the Po Valley in Italy.
101 Coast Brigade. Printed example for the Royal Artillery 101 Coast Brigade.
101st. [Bihar & Orissa ] Lines of Communication Area. Printed WW II example of the red Unicorn on a yellow circle. This L of C. Area was based in Jhansi.
106th. Regiment of Foot.-Bombay Light Infantry [Durham Light Infantry] Superb and rare officers Victorian 1861-1869 gilt shako plate with two loops to the reverse. The number "106" to the centre of a curled bugle horn bearing the title,within a wreath of laurel and palm with battle honour scrolls above and below. All mounted upon a crowned multi-rayed star plate.
107th.Lines of Communication Area. WW II printed example of the black "Gateway to India" in Bombay on a red background.
10th. Armoured Division. Embroidered example of the white rhino in an oval on a black background. [Sign also worn by 25th.Armoured Brigade after WW II] [Traces of glue to the reverse]
10th. Armoured Division. Scarce WW II embroidered example of the red [faded] fox's mask on a black circular background. Formed early in the war in the Middle-East from mechanized cavalry and yeomanry units. As part of Eighth Army the division fought in the North African campaign.
10th. Brant Dragoons-Canada. Excellent quality officers sil /gilt cap badge with two loops and makers details for Gaunt Montreal [Made in England] to the reverse. The head and shoulders of a Native American Chief above his bow and arrows,with the title scroll "Brant 10 Dragoons" to the lower body and the motto scroll " Sagittarii" beneath the bow. [Silver now toned black]
10th. Company Imperial Yeomanry. [Sherwood Rangers] Rare brass slouch hat badge,XIY, worn by the 10th. Company Imperial Yeomanry. [Sherwood Rangers]
10th. Royal Hussars.[Prince of Wales's Own] Anodised aluminium cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse,bearing makers mark for Firmin London. The Prince of Wales's plumes,above the title scroll.
10th.Armoured Division. Scarce WW II embroidered example of the red [now faded to pink] fox's mask on a black circular background with "press-stud " fittings to the reverse.Formed early in the war from mechanized Cavalry and Yeomanry units In the Middle-East the 10th. became part of the Eighth Army fighting in North Africa
10th.Battalion London Regiment. Brass shoulder title,T / 10 / London,worn by the 10th.[County of London] Battalion.[Hackney]
10th.County of London Battalion. Brass shoulder title,T / 10 / London.
10th.County of London Battalion.[Hackney] Brass king's crown near mint condition cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The Tower from the Arms of Hackney to the centre of a circlet bearing the motto,on a crowned multi-rayed star and wreath,with the title scroll,"Tenth London Hackney " below.
10th.Indian Infantry Division. Excellent quality embroidered example of the red and blue bands forming a diagonal cross on a black square,with "press-studs" to the jungle-green reverse. The 10th. fought in Baghdad,and Tehran before joining the Eighth Army in Libya. In 1944 the division joined the heavy fighting of the Italian Campaign.
10th.Regiment of Foot [Lincolnshire Regiment.] Other ranks brass helmet plate centre designed to be worn on the universal back plate for the 1878-1881 pattern Home Service Helmet. The number "10" to the centre of a voided circlet. [Slight staining to the number.]
10th.Royal Hussars.[Prince of Wales's Own] Fine quality silver [not marked] and enamel sweetheart badge with brooch pin fitting to the reverse. The Prince of Wales's plumes with white enamel motto scrolls,above the title scroll in blue enamel. [Unusual to use the roman numeral instead of "10th"]
10th.Royal Hussars.[Prince of Wales's Own] Scarce white on red embroidered foreign service helmet badge,the Prince of Wales's plumes.[Traces of paper to the reverse]
11 Command Military Dispersal & Disposal Control Unit. Scarce embroidered white on green formation sign, 11 /C.M.D./ & / D.C.U.
11 Corps. WW II printed example of the black and white Martello Tower on a black diamond. This Corps was part of the Home Forces based in South-East England and used in an anti-invasion role.
110 th.[Poona] Lines of Communication Area. WW II printed example of the circular shield above a pair of crossed Mahratta swords in black on a red background,still affixed to a section of pale k.d. material.
115th.Independent Infantry Brigade / Royal Berkshire Regiment. Scarce WW II combination sign consisting of a woven example of the black crossed swords on a red shield,above a single red arm-of-service strip above a red triangle,still affixed to a section of battledress material. This Brigade was part of 21st.Army Group and fought in North-West Europe.[Stitching to lower left side of sign loose.]
117th. [Royal Marine ] Infantry Brigade. WW II embroidered example of the yellow fouled anchor, to the centre of a red circle and yellow star on a khaki backing. This Brigade was formed late in the war from Royal Marine boat crews converted to meet the shortage of infantry in Europe.
11th. Aroured Division. Pair of stencil / painted black bulls on a yellow canvas background. Formed in 1941 as part of the build up of armoured forces,the 11th. Armoured became part of 21st.Army Group in the advance through Northern Europe to Germany.
11th. Battalion County of London Regiment [Finsbury] Black-brass cap badge with slider fitting and original red shaped backing cloth to the reverse. A strung bugle horn to the centre of a circlet bearing the title,"Finsbury Rifles" on a maltese cross with the motto to the four arms,surmounted by the crown resting on a tablet carrying the South African honour.
11th. East African Division. WW II printed and slightly padded example of the black head of a rhinoceros on a red oval background. This Division was composed of troops from the King's African Rifles and the Northern Rhodesia Regiment and served with 14th.Army in the Far-East.[Inked notation to the reverse.]
11th. Hussars. [Prince Albert's Own] Officers bronze service dress cap badge with two blades and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse. The Crest and Motto of the House of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha. [Some light Verdigris to the reverse.]
11th. Hussars. [Prince Albert's Own] Hallmarked silver NCO's sleeve badge with two loops makers details for "F & S",and Birmingham hallmarks for 1919. The crest and motto of the House of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha.
11th. [East African] Division. Embroidered first pattern example of the black rhinoceros head on a buff oval with three "press-studs" to the reverse. As part of 14th.Army the Division fought in the jungles of Burma,and composed of battalions of the King's African Rifles,and Northern Rhodesia Regiment. [Rust ? spots to the front.]
11th.Hussars [Prince Albert's Own.] Scarce brass shoulder title,XIH.
11th.Hussars. [Prince Albert's Own] Brass cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse bearing makers details for Firmin London. The Crest and Motto of the House of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha.
11th.Hussars. [Prince Albert's Own] Officers gilt cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The Crest and motto of the house of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha.
12 Corps. WW II painted example of the three green and brown trees,oak,ash and thorn,in a white oval on a black background, representing the areas in Kent and Surrey where the Corps was located. After joining 21st.Army Group for the invasion of Europe the trees seemed very apt in the Normandy "Bocage Country".
12 Corps. WW II printed / painted example of the three trees,oak,ash and thorn,on a white oval background. The trees represented the areas in Kent and Surrey where the Corps was located,and after joining 21st.Army Group in North-West Europe the trees seemed very apt in the Normandy "Bocage" countryside. [Sign has been strengthened by sowing round a piece of "Churchman's No 1 " cigarette packet.]
12th. Lancers [Prince of Wales's Royal] Victorian bi /metal cap badge with three loops to the reverse. The Prince of Wales's Plumes above a scroll bearing the title," XII Royal Lancers".
12th. Lancers. [Prince of Wales's Royal] Pair of king's crown bi / metal collar badges with three loops to the reverse of each. The Prince of Wales's plumes to the centre of a pair of crossed cavalry lances with the crown above and the roman numeral "XII" below.
12th.County of London Battalion [The Rangers]. Scarce black-brass king's crown first pattern cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. A bugle horn to the centre of a circlet bearing the title upon a maltese cross,with the South Africa honour to the upper arm. Above the cross the crown rests on the motto tablet "Excel" and the subsidiary title "The Rangers" on a furled scroll to the lower points.
12th.County of London Battalion [The Rangers]. Rare brass shoulder title,Polytechnic / School / Cadet Corps. Worn by the Cadets of the 12th.County of London Battalion.
12th.County of London Regiment. [The Rangers] King's crown black-brass cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. A bugle horn to the centre of a circlet bearing the "King's Royal Rifle Corps " title,on a crowned maltese cross with battle honours to each of the arms,and the subsidiary title "The Rangers" on a furled scroll to the lower arms of the cross.
12th.Lancers [Prince of Wales's Royal] King's crown bi / metal cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse bearing makers details for Firmin London. The Prince of Wales's plumes with the crown above and the Roman numerals "XII " below on a pair of crossed cavalry lances.
12th.Lancers. [Prince of Wales's Royal.] Scarce bi / metal king's crown early Edwardian pattern cap badge with four loops to the reverse.The Prince of Wales's plumes to the centre of a pair of crossed cavalry lances,with the crown above and roman numerals,"XII" below.
13 Corps. Embroidered locally made red "Leaping Gazelle" on a white and red backing,affixed to a pale k.d. tropical shoulder strap. As part of the Eighth Army 13 Corps fought in the Western Desert and with the Indian and New Zealand divisions relieved Tobruk. From El Alemein,through Libya and Tunis the Corps then landed in Sicily. In 1943 the Corps started the long hard fighting up through Italy until the final battles in the Po Valley.
13 Corps. Very clean WW II printed example of the red "leaping gazelle" on a red diamond that has been affixed to a k.d. shoulder strap slip-on. 13 Corps were part of the Eighth Army and with the Indian and New Zealand divisions took part in the relief of Tobruk. After El Alemein came the landings in Sicily and then Italy.
13 Corps. WW II locally made silk woven example of the red "Leaping Gazelle " in a white circle and red square. As part of the Eighth Army 13 Corps fought in the Western Desert and from there landed in Sicily and then joined the long hard fighting up through Italy.
13th / 18th. Hussars. Scarce WW II black on khaki embroidered shoulder strap slip-on, 13 / 18H,with canvas loop to the reverse.
13th / 18th. Hussars.[Queen Mary's Own.] Scarce pair of king's crown silver and gold wire embroidered officers collar badges. The "QMO" monogram on a crowned letter "H" with the roman numerals, "XIII and XVIII" above and below.
13th. / 18th. Royal Hussars. King's crown large size foreign service helmet ? sleeve ? pouch ? badge with two loops to the reverse. A crowned "Z" style scroll bearing the Regimental title upon the "QMO" cypher. [Approx 3 cms high.]
13th. / 18th. Royal Hussars. Scarce WW II black on khaki shoulder strap slip-on 13 / 18 H,with canvas loop to the reverse.
13th. /18th. Royal Hussars-Queen Mary's Own. Scarce embroidered black on yellow shoulder title,13th /18th. Royal Hussars / Queen Mary's Own. Accompanied by the white and black regimental sleeve diamond.
13th. Hussars. King's crown bi / metal cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The roman numerals "XIII" to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the motto " Viret In Aeternum" within a wreath of laurel that carries the tablet,"Hussars".
13th. Hussars. King's crown bi /metal cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The roman numerals "XIII" to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the motto,within a wreath of laurel that carries the "Hussars" title in a tablet.
13th. New Zealand Infantry [North Canterbury and Westland] Regt. King's crown bi / metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse,and makers details for Gaunt London. The roman numeral "XIII" to the centre of a crowned wreath of fern,with the letters,NZI,above a scroll bearing the motto,Kia Pono Tonu.
13th.Australian Light Horse Regiment [Gippsland] White metal king's crown cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The crowned number "13" to the centre of a circlet bearing the title,"13th.Light Horse Regiment V.M.R.". Above the centre a standing horse, and below is a tri-part motto scroll, all within a wreath of oak and laurel.
13th.County of London Battalion [Kensington.] Scarce white metal shoulder title,Kensington,worn by bandsmen of the regiment.
13th.County of London Battalion [Kensington] Brass shoulder title,T / 13 / County of London,complete with the original shaped brass backing plate. [Title is in very clean condition,marks in picture are from shadows.]
13th.County of London Battalion. Brass cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse worn by the 13th.County of London Battalion [Kensington] . The Arms of Kensington upon a multi-rayed star.
13th.County of London Battalion.[Kensington] Embroidered red on grey shoulder title,Kensington. Worn between WW I and WW II .
13th.Hussars. Victorian bi / metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The roman numerals "XIII" to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the motto, " Viret In Aeternum" above a tablet,"Hussars" within a wreath of laurel. [Slight polish to centre of crown]
13th.Hussars. Brass king's crown f.s. cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The number "13" to the centre of a crowned "Z" shaped ribbon scroll bearing the title,Hussars.
14 / 20th. Hussars. Chromed sleeve badge with two loops to the reverse worn by NCO's,Sergeants,and Corporals from the 1950's. The Prussian Eagle on a seeded oval with polished rim.
14 / 20th.Hussars.[King's ] Brass cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse bearing makers details for Firmin London. A Prussian Eagle.
14 /20th. Kings Hussars. Black on gilt Corporals sleeve badge with two loops to the reverse. A black Prussian Eagle to the centre of a seeded oval with raised rim.
14th. / 20th. King's Hussars. Pair of gilt officers queen's crown collar badges. The Royal Crest to the centre of a Garter Strap above the title scroll. [Staining to the reverse.]
14th. Battalion County of London Regiment [London Scottish] Officers multi-piece constructed hall-marked silver cap badge with original brooch pin fitting, makers stamps for "T.E", retailers plate for Scott Adie London,and Edinburgh hall-marks for 1939 to the reverse. The Scottish Lion and the Saltire that carries the title scrolls,to the centre of a circlet bearing the motto and South Africa honour all within a wreath of thistle.
14th. Canadian Hussars. Scarce officers sil / gilt cap badge with two screw bolts with original nuts and makers details for Scully Montreal to the reverse. A rearing horse upon a furled tablet bearing the motto "Free & Fearless" above the title scroll, "14th. Canadian Hussars."
14th. County of London Battalion [London Scottish] White metal glengarry badge with brooch pin fitting to the reverse.[Replaced pin] A Scottish Lion upon a saltire with the regimental title above and below. Behind the saltire a circlet bearing the motto,Strike Sure,and the South African battle honour,enclosed by a wreath of thistle.
14th. County of London Battalion [London Scottish] Brass shoulder title,T / 14 / London complete with original shaped back-plate. [Slightly stained.]
14th. Hussars. [King's] Victorian bi / metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse. A Prussian Eagle and the regimental title upon a roped-edged oval.
14th.Army. Embroidered WW II example of the red shield enclosing a sword piercing a black bar that bears the roman numeral,XIV. 14TH.Army was formed in November 1943 and became the largest single army of the war,with the longest battle-line,from the Bay of Bengal to the borders of India and China. The exploits of the men of 14th Army are legendary,fighting in some of the worst conditions and terrain.
14th.Army. Printed WW II example of the very well known 14th.Army formation sign with stores issue stamps to the reverse. The roman numerals "XIV" on a black bar and pierced by a sword,on a red shield. The exploits of the men of 14th.Army are legendary,fighting in some of the worst conditions and terrains of the war.
14th.County of London Battalion [London Scottish.] White metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The Scottish Lion and Saltire to the centre of a circlet bearing the motto and South African honour within a wreath of thistle,with the title scrolls upon the saltire.
14th.County of London Battalion [London Scottish] Heavy silver multi-piece construction officers cap badge with brooch pin fitting to the reverse. The Scottish Lion and Saltire mounted upon a circlet bearing the motto,"Strike Sure" and the South African honour,within a wreath of thistle that carries the title scrolls. Makers details for "J & Co." to the reverse,an engraved name,and a safety chain loop. [Possibly a hallmarked example ? that has been changed for a lady to wear ? Hallmark possibly under safety loop ?]
14th.County of London. White metal shoulder title,T / 14 / County of London,worn by the 14th.[County of London ]Battalion the London Regiment.
14th.Hussars. [King's] Brass cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The Royal Crest to the centre of a Garter Strap above the title scroll, "14th.King's Hussars". [Extremely un-popular within the Regiment,and disparagingly refered to as the "Cartwheel"]
14th.Indian Infantry Division. Scarce WW II printed example of the black and white mountain to the centre of a large letter "Q" on a red background with four "press-studs" to the reverse. The 14th.Division was formed in 1942 as part of the Eastern Army,and fought in the Arakan. The mountain depicted Mount Takatu which overlooks Quetta were the Division was formed. [Sign has been formed around a piece of tin to stiffen it]
15 / 19th. King's Royal Hussars. Pair of brass officers small pattern shoulder titles,15 / 19th.H.
15 / 19th.Hussars.[King's Royal] Officers king's crown sil / gilt and enamel cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The Royal Crest to the centre of a Garter Strap above the roman numerals,"XV.XIX" and the blue enamelled motto scroll,"Merebimur"
150th. Battalion C.E.F. Bronzed WW I cap badge worn by the 150th. Montreal Battalion,with two loops to the reverse. Crossed rifles,maple leaf,with crown and the number"150" above motto scroll,and title,Carabiniers Mont- Royal.
15th. Hussars [King's] White metal Victorian NCO's sleeve badge with three loops to the reverse. The Royal Crest. [Pattern also worn by the 1st. Royal] Dragoons ]
15th. Hussars. [King's] Bi / metal king's crown cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The Royal Crest to the centre of a Garter Strap above the roman numerals,"XV",the letters "KH" and the motto scroll,"Merebimur".
15th.County of London Battalion [Civil Service Rifles.] Gilt and enamel sweetheart brooch with pin fitting to the reverse. The Prince of Wales's plumes with red and white enamel above the title scroll "Civil Service Rifles" in blue enamel.
15th.Hussars [King's] Brass officers small pattern shoulder title,XVKH. [As Westlake number 151]
15th.Hussars [King's] Victorian bi / metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The Royal Crest to the centre of a Garter Strap above the motto scroll, "Merebimur " with the roman numerals and letters " XV.KH" between.
15th.Hussars [King's] Scarce brass shoulder title,XVH.
15th.Hussars. [King's] King's crown officers service dress bronze cap badge with two blades to the reverse. The Royal Crest to the centre of a Garter Strap above the roman numerals and letters "XV KH" and the motto scroll, "Meribimur". [ The motto scroll on this example is an "over-lay" not usually found on this type of badge.]
15th.Hussars. [King's] White metal king's crown NCO's sleeve badge with two loops and red backing cloth to the reverse. The Royal Crest.
15th.Hussars.[King's] Pair of other ranks king's crown bi /metal collar badges. The Royal Crest upon the motto scroll, "Merebimur".
15th.Hussars.[King's] Brass shoulder title,15H.
15th.Hussars.[King's] Pair of king's crown officers bronze service dress collar badges. The Royal Crest above the motto scroll, "Merebimur".
15th/ 19th..Hussars [King's] Embroidered white on red NCO's sleeve badge.The Royal Crest.
15th/ 19th..Hussars [King's] Silver wire embroidered NCO's sleeve badge on a red background. The Royal Crest.
163 Officer Cadet Training Unit. Embroidered WW II example of the white heads of Mars and Minerva on a green background.
16th Lancers.[The Queen's] Pair of king's crown bi / metal collar badges. The number "16" upon a pair of crossed cavalry lances with the crown above and the title scroll below. [Slight colour variation t the reverse.]
16th. / 5th. Lancers. Scarce WW II embroidered green on red shoulder title,16th / 5th. Lancers.
16th. / 5th.Queens Royal Lancers. White metal queen's crown NCO's sleeve badge with two loops to the reverse. The Angel Harp surmounted by the crown. [Same pattern worn by the Queen's Royal Irish Hussars]
16th. British Independent Infantry Brigade. Rare gold bullion wire embroidered formation sign worn by units of the King's Regiment,Beds & Herts,Duke of Wellingtons and 43rd.R.T.R. formed in India at the end of WW II mainly for security and peacekeeping purposes. The roman numerals "XVI" in gold bullion wire to the centre of a blue / grey shield also edged in gold wire.
16th.County of London Battalion.[Queen's Westminster Rifles] White metal shoulder title,T / 16 / County of London.
16th.Lancers [The Queen's] King's crown bi / metal cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The number "16" to the centre of a crowned pair of crossed cavalry lances,above a scroll,"The Queen's Lancers".
16th.Lancers. [Queen's] Victorian bi / metal cap badge with two black loops to the reverse. The number "16" to the centre of a pair of crossed cavalry lances with pennons,surmounted by the crown,with the title, " Queen's Lancers" on a scroll below.
17 / 21st. Lancers. Pair of other ranks white metal collar badges,with single lug fitting to the reverse. The skull and motto scroll on a pair of crossed bones.
17 / 21st. Lancers. Pair of brass other ranks collar badges. The skull and motto scroll on a pair of crossed bones. [Slight staining to one]
17th. County of London Battalion [Poplar & Stepney Rifles] King's crown black-brass cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. A crowned bugle horn to the centre of a circlet bearing the "Rifle Brigade" title within a wreath and maltese cross that bears the " South Africa " honour to each of the arms,and surmounted by the crown upon a blank tablet.
17th. Indian Infantry Division. WW II printed example of the black cat on a pale khaki background. The 17th. were involved in the heavy fighting against the Japanese longer than any other division,including the fierce battles at Tiddim and Chin Hills,and after crossing the Irrawaddy took Meiktilla. [The Division was twice reported as "Annihilated " on Japanese radio.]
17th. Lancers. [Duke of Cambridge's Own] White metal cap badge [Always known as a motto within the Regiment] with slider fitting to the reverse. A scull upon a pair of crossed bones bearing the "Or Glory" motto.
17th..Infantry Brigade. Embroidered example of the yellow arrow-head on a red triangle.
17th.County of London Battalion [Tower Hamlets.] White metal king's crown cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. A crowned bugle horn to the centre of a circlet bearing the title,"Tower Hamlets Rifles-The Rifle Brigade " to the centre of a maltese cross within a wreath of laurel. The arms of the cross and the wreath are covered with numerous battle honours, with the "South Africa" honour tablet to the upper part surmounted by the crown.
17th.County of London Battalion.[Poplar & Stepney Rifles] Brass king's crown cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. A crowned bugle horn to the centre of a circlet bearing the "Rifle Brigade" tilte,on a maltese cross that carries the South Africa honour to each arm. The cross is enclosed within a wreath of laurel with the crown resting upon a blank tablet.
17th.County of London Battalion.[Poplar & Stepney Rifles] Black-brass shoulder title,T / 17 / London.
18th. Hussars [Queen Mary's Own] Brass shoulder title,18H.
18th. Hussars. Rare king's crown bi / metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The number and letter "18 H" to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the motto,within a wreath of laurel that carries the two main honours, "Waterloo and Peninsula". [Pattern only worn for a short time between 1902 and 1904.]
18th. Hussars. [Queen Mary's Own] Scarce officers bronze service dress cap badge with two blades to the reverse. The roman numerals "XVIII" and the letter "H" to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title within a half wreath of laurel.
18th. Hussars. [Queen Mary's Own] Pair of king's crown other ranks white metal collar badges. The roman numerals "XVIII" and the letter "H" to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title above a half wreath of laurel. [Not exact but very close]
18th. Infantry Brigade. Printed mint unissued example of the crossed bayonet and kukri in white on a red background.
18th.Hussars. [Queen Mary's Own] Scarce pair of king's crown bi / metal other ranks collar badges of the pattern worn from 1902 -1904 only. The number "18" and the letter "H" to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the motto,within a wreath of laurel that carries the Regiment's two main battle honours,Peninsula and Waterloo. [Very slight differences between the two,and one set of loops squeezed in]
18th.Hussars. [Queen Mary's Own] White metal king's crown cap badge with "hairpin" slider fitting to the reverse. The roman numerals "XVIII" and a capital letter "H" to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title above a laurel spray.
18th.Hussars.[Queen Mary's Own.] Scarce king's crown brass cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The roman numerals "XVIII" and the letter "H" to the centre of a crowned oval bearing the motto,within a wreath of laurel with "Peninsula" and "Waterloo " battle honours and the title scroll," Princess of Wales's Own "
18th.Infantry Division. WW II printed example of the stylized black windmill on orange / yellow backing. This was a Territorial Division made up from units from Essex,Suffolk,Norfolk,and Cambridgeshire,who were sent from Malaya to Singapore,unfortunately just as the City fell into Japanese hands,resulting in most of the Division going into captivity. [Staining to the front and glue to the reverse]
19th County of London Battalion.[St.Pancras] Two [not a pair] excellent quality officers gilt collar badges,the Arms of St.Pancras. One with loops and one now with brooch pin. [Brooched one slightly larger in size]
19th. Hussars. [Princess of Wales's Own] White metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse. An Indian elephant upon the title scroll, 19th. P.W.O.Hussars.
19th. Hussars. [Queen Alaxandra's Own Royal ] White metal cap badge with "hairpin" slider to the reverse. The Dannebrog and coronet.
19th. Middlesex Rifle Volunteers-Bloomsbury. Officers silvered Victorian cross-belt plate with four screw posts to the reverse and original shaped back-plate. A Victorian crowned bugle horn to the centre of a circlet bearing the title,"Rifle Brigade",upon a maltese cross,within a wreath of laurel. Above the cross a guelphic crown and the title scroll,"Bloomsbury Rifles",and to the lower part,"The Prince Consort's Own"
19th. Royal Hussars. Brass officers pattern shoulder title,XIX RH,worn after 1908.[Original gilt finish now "blotchy"]
19th.Battalion London Regiment. Brass king's crown cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse,worn by the 19th. [St.Pancras] Battalion County of London Regiment. The roman numeral "XIX" to the centre of a circlet bearing the title within a wreath and crowned maltese cross that bears the South Africa honour.
19th.County of London Battalion -The London Regiment. Scarce blue on khaki embroidered unissued shoulder title,C / 19 London. Worn by the 19th.Battalion London Regiment Cadet Corps [St Pancras]
19th.County of London Battalion- St.Pancras. King's crown officers bronze service dress cap badge with two blades to the reverse. The roman numeral "XIX" to the centre of a circlet bearing the title, on a crowned maltese cross that carries the South Africa battle honour,within a wreath of laurel. [Blades folded into loops.]
19th.Hussars [Princess of Wales's Own.] Scarce white metal foreign service helmet badge with two loops to the reverse. An elephant standing on ground. [Loops probably replaced ]
19th.Hussars. [Princess of Wales's Own] Cast white metal NCO's sleeve badge with two loops to the reverse. An Indian Elephant. [See Linaker & Dine book on sleeve badges page 121 item C.]
19th.Indian Infantry Division. Gold bullion wire embroidered WW II example of the hand holding a dagger on a red background. Known as the "Dagger Division" it was the 19th. who, after severe fighting established the Irrawaddy bridgehead and went on to liberate Mandalay.[Evidence of "press-studs" removed from reverse]
19th.Lincoln Regiment-Canada. Excellent quality officers king's crown sil /gilt cap badge with two loops and makers details for Gaunt Montreal to the reverse. A maple leaf with the number "19" to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title above a tri-part motto scroll.
19th.Royal Hussars. [Queen Alexandra's Own[ Brass shoulder title,XIX RH. Worn after 1908 when the Regiment's title changed from," 19th.Hussars [Princess of Wales's Own"]
1st and 6th.Airborne Divisions. Un-cut pair of WW II embroidered pale blue on maroon "paste-back " formation signs. The figure of Bellerophon astride Pegasus. These divisions fought in all theatres of the war and their exploits are very well known.
1st. Aberdeenshire Rifle Volunteers. Victorian brass other ranks shako plate with two loops to the reverse. The Star and Motto of the Order of the Thistle surmounted by the crown.
1st. Anti-Aircraft Corps. Scarce embroidered example of the red eagle pierced by an arrow on a blue background. First A.A.Corps was composed of the 1st,5th,6th,8th,and 9th,A /A Divisions and corresponding with 10 and 11 R.A.F Groups and were responsible for anti-aircraft coverage in the South of England
1st. Anti-Aircraft Corps. Scarce embroidered example of the red eagle pierced by an arrow on a blue background. This Corps was responsible for the South of England and was composed of the 1st,5th,6th,8th,and 9th,Anti-Aircraft Divisions and co-operating with numbers 10 and 11 RAF Groups.
1st. Armoured Division. Printed WW II example of the first pattern white rhinoceros on a black oval,affixed to a tropical k.d.shoulder strap slip-on. As part of Eighth Army this division fought in North Africa,at El Alemein,and all across Libya into Tunisia.
1st. Assault Regiment [Royal Armoured Corps / Royal Engineers.] Rare WWII woven example of the red scorpion on a yellow background. Worn by converted infantry who formed 41 R.T.R. later redesignated "1st. Assault Rgt. [RTR / RE] "
1st. Chinese Regiment. Rare brass cap badge with two loops to the reverse. Tientsin city gate and pagoda above the title scroll, "1st Chinese Regiment ". Raised and trained by British officers in 1896 the Regiment fought alongside the Allies to help supress the Boxer Rebellion but was disbanded in 1905. [See B.Renfrew's book on British Colonial Badges for more information on this obscure unit.] [See item 20235 for the collar badges]
1st. Chinese Regiment. Rare pair of brass collar badges. The Tientsin City gate and pagoda above the title scroll. [See item 20227 for matching cap badge and more information ]
1st. Cornwall [Duke of Cornwall's ] Rifle Volunteer Corps. Black-brass glengarry badge with two loops to the reverse. The "Cornwall Shield " to the centre of a wreath of laurel surmounted by the Prince of Wales's plumes.
1st. Dragoon Guards [King's.] Scarce single officers early large pattern frock coat gilt collar badge with two loops to the reverse. The Austrian Eagle complete with the "Golden Fleece" that is only found on this 1st. K.D.G's badge. [Approx 4 x 5 cms.]
1st. Dragoon Guards [King's] Pair of white metal other ranks collar badges. The double-headed eagle from the Arms of the Emperor Francis Joseph of Austria. [Very slight colour difference]
1st. Dragoon Guards [King's] Bullion wire embroidered officers collar badge. The Arms of the Emperor Francis Joseph of Austria. [This pattern also worn on the stable jacket as an arm badge,see Linaker and Dine's book page 36.]
1st. Dragoon Guards [King's] Scarce pair of king's crown officers sil / bronze collar badges. The silver "KDG" monogram to the centre of a Garter Strap mounted upon a bronze hob-nailed star surmounted by the crown.
1st. Dragoon Guards [King's] Rare king's crown officers hallmarked silver,gilt and enamel small sized badge worn on the collar and the field service cap. The " KDG " monogram to the centre of a voided Garter Strap backed with blue enamel, mounted upon a crowned hob-nailed star. Two silver loops,makers details for Gaunt and Birmingham hallmarks for 1926 to the reverse.
1st. Dragoon Guards [King's] Pair of officers sterling silver collar badges with silver loops and "Sterling" stamp to the reverse. The double-headed eagle from the Arms of the Emperor Francis Joseph of Austria. [Slight polish to centre shield.]
1st. Dragoon Guards [King's] Pair of king's crown bi / metal other ranks collar badges. The "KDG" cypher to the centre of a Garter Strap on a crowned,hob-nailed star.
1st. Dragoon Guards [King's] Brass cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The Eagle from the Arms of the Emperor Francis Joseph of Austria.
1st. Dragoon Guards [King's] Superb mint pair of gilt officers collar badges.The double-headed eagle form the Arms of Emperor Francis Joseph of Austria.
1st. Dragoon Guards [King's] King's crown WW I all brass economy issue cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The "KDG" cypher to the centre of a Garter Strap on a crowned multi-faceted star.
1st. Dragoon Guards. [King's] Excellent quality pair of officers gold bullion wire with red details collar badges. The double-headed eagle from the Arms of the Emperor Francis Joseph of Austria.
1st. Dragoon Guards.[King's] Brass cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The eagle form the Arms of the Emperor Francis Joseph of Austria above a tri-part title scroll.
1st. French Army. WW II silk woven example of the yellow mace on a red / green shield above the title " Rhin et Danube". Worn by units of the French Army who fought in the final operations in Austria and Germany.
1st. Glamorgan Rifle Volunteers. Scarce white metal Victorian NCO's helmet plate with three loops to the reverse. A castle in flames to the centre of a strap bearing the title "1st.Glamorgan Rifle Volunteer Corps" within a wreath of laurel on a multi-rayed star plate surmounted by the Prince of Wales's plumes.
1st. Gloucestershire [City of Bristol] Rifle Volunteers. Scarce Victorian black-brass glengarry badge with two loops to the reverse. The Arms of the City of Bristol and crossed rifles to the centre of a circlet bearing the title and motto scroll, "In Danger Ready" on a crowned maltese cross with voids to the arms. [Finish now mostly brass] [This unusual pattern glengarry was made by the sole contractor,Skinner of Castle Street Bristol]
1st. Infantry Disision / North Staffordshire Regiment. Silk woven combination sign. The white triangle of 1st.Infantry Division upon the tri-colour bars of the North Staffordshire Regiment,above two red infantry arm of service strips on a pale khaki backing.
1st. Infantry Division / North Staffordshire Regiment. Scarce embroidered combination sign on pale khaki backing with evidence of "press-studs" removed from the reverse. The white triangle of 1st.Infantry Division above two red Infantry Arm of Service strips above the maroon,black and white rectangular bars of the North Staffordshire Regiment. [Top right and tip of triangle with moth damage[
1st. Infantry Division. White leatherette triangle within a red triangle affixed to a pale k.d. backing with three "press-studs " to the reverse. 1st. Infantry Division fought in North Africa and Italy.
1st. Infantry Division. Silk woven one piece unissued "combination " sign. The white triangle of 1st.Infantry Division above two red Infantry arm of service strips,on a pale khaki backing.
1st. Netherlands Division. Printed example of the sword and wreath,flanked by the letters \"E & M\" worn by Dutch troops after the liberation of Holland in 1945.
1st. Polish Armoured Division. WW II embroidered example of the winged cavalry helmet on a khaki backing. Raised and trained in Scotland this Division fought as part of 21st.Army Group in North-West Europe.
1st. Royal Surrey Militia. Small Victorian officers pouch badge with three screw bolts to the reverse. The number "1" to the centre of the " RSM" cypher surmounted by the crown. [Approx 4.5 x 2.5 cms.]
1st. Wiltshire Rifle Volunteers. Victorian other ranks blackened with polished hi-lights helmet plate with three loops to the reverse. A bugle horn with strings to the centre of a circlet bearing the title on a crowned maltese cross. [Plate has been lacquered at some stage]
1st. [ Royal ] Dragoons. Scarce brass shoulder title,1 / RD.
1st. [Royal ] Dragoons. Rare officers unmarked hollow silver private purchase ? f.s. cap badge with original brooch pin fitting to the reverse. The "captured " eagle upon a tablet bearing "105". [Approx 4.5 cms high.] [Some staining above the number "1"]
1st. [Royal ] Dragoons. Excellent quality near mint bi / metal example of the Victorian cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The Royal Crest above a scroll,"The Royal Dragoons".
1st.Anti-Aircraft. Division. Embroidered example of the second pattern sign,a Dornier plane,pierced by the sword of the City of London,in blue/grey with a black border.[see also item 11529]
1st.Assault Regiment-Royal Armoured Corps / Royal Engineers. Rare WW II embroidered example of the red scorpion on a yellow background. Originally formed from the 41st. and 47th. Royal Tank Regiments but due to the severe losses suffered by the 47th. at El Alemein the Regiment became 1st.Scorpion Regiment R.A.C. After moving to Italy and being joined by Royal Engineer units the title changed again.
1st.Canadian Armoured Brigade. Printed WW II example of the black horizontal diamond with a red band to the centre. This Brigade fought in Sicily and Italy before joining the 1st. Canadian Army in North-West Europe.
1st.Cheshire Rifle Volunteers. Scarce Victorian officers helmet plate with three loops to the reverse. The Arms of Chester on a red velvet backing to the centre of a circlet bearing the title,within a wreath of laurel,mounted upon a crowned multi-rayed star back-plate.
1st.Commonwealth Division. Embroidered example of the yellow king's crown and "Commonwealth" title on a pale blue shield shaped backing. [Various rust ? spots]
1st.Commonwealth Division. Silk woven example of the red and yellow king's crown above the yellow title "Commonwealth" on a pale blue shield.
1st.Dragoon Guards [King's ] King's crown bi / metal cap badge with slider fitting and strengthening bar to the reverse. The "K / DG" monogram to the centre of a Garter Strap upon a crowned,multi-faceted star.
1st.Dragoons [Royals] Brass cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse worn by the Regiment for a short period during the First World War. The "Captured " eagle upon a plinth bearing the number "105"
1st.East Devon Militia. Brass glengarry badge with two loops to the reverse. The number "1"and "DM" to the centre of a strap bearing the motto,"Semper Fidelis " surmounted by Exeter Castle.
2 Corps. WW II printed example of the red leaping salmon on a ground of three wavy blue lines representing a brook. 2 Corps was part of the original B.E.F. and returned to England after the fall of France from Dunkirk.
202nd. [Assam] Lines of Communication Area. WW II printed example of the blue band [The River Bramaputra] pierced by a Naga tribal spear on a khaki backing,with "hooks and eyes" to the reverse.
20th. Hussars. Brass king's crown cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The letter "H" flanked by the roman numerals "XX" surmounted by the crown.
20th.County of London Battalion.[Blackheath and Woolwich] White metal cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The White Horse and motto of Kent above the scroll, "20th.The London Regt. Batt."
20th.Indian Infantry Division. WW II embroidered example of the white arm holding an Indian Tulwar on a black circle affixed to a jungle green shoulder strap "hanger". This Division was raised at Bangalore in 1942 and saw active service in Assam,Burma,and Indo-China.
20th.Indian Infantry Division. Silver bullion wire embroidered WW II example of the arm holding a tulwar on a black circular backing,with original brooch pin fitting to the reverse. This Division was raised in Bangalore and fought in Assam,Burma and Indo-China. [Sign has been sewn around a piece of tin to strengthen it ]
214th. Independent Infantry Brigade. Scarce WW II "paint-printed" example of the red Viking's Helmet on a blue background.
218th.Independent Infantry Brigade. WW II printed example of the yellow torch with red flames on a black diamond.
21st. Armoured Brigade. WW II woven example of the red devil behind two blue triangles on a yellow circle,still affixed to a section of pale tropical k.d. material. The 21st..Brigade fought in North-Africa and Italy.
21st. Lancers [Empress of India's] Scarce king's crown officers bronze service dress cap badge with two blades to the reverse. The cypher of Queen Victoria above the roman numerals "XXI " surmounted by the crown,and backed with crossed cavalry lances.
21st. Lancers.[Empress of India's] Scarce white metal NCO's sleeve badge with two loops to the reverse. The "VRI" cypher surmounted by the "Flat-Topped " Victorian Crown.
21st. Lancers.[Empress of India's] Scarce bi / metal Victorian cap badge with four loops to the reverse. The crowned cypher of Queen Victoria above the roman numerals "XXI" backed by crossed cavalry lances.
21st.Army Group Headquarters. Pair of "Brabant Weave" WW II embroidered blue cross on a yellow shield. Worn by H.Q Lines of Communication and Base Sub-Area troops.
22nd. Armoured Brigade. Second pattern of the 22nd 's formation sign,the outline of a stag's head in red on a green felt background. After service in the Western Desert the Brigade moved to North West Europe.
22nd. Dragoons. Rare bi / metal NCO's sleeve badge with two loops to the reverse. A castle above a scroll bearing the roman numerals,"XXII " upon a multi-rayed star. [Raised in 1940 and disbanded in 1947]
22nd. Dragoons. Scarce brass other ranks shoulder title,22D. [Raised in 1940 and disbanded in 1947]
22nd. Dragoons. Scarce brass officers pattern shoulder title,XXIID. [Raised in 1940 and disbanded in 1947]
22nd.Beach Brigade. Scarce WW II painted on oilcloth example of the black and white Penguin on a khaki backing. Raised during the war as a force to land with the first assault troops to establish and maintain the beachhead.
22nd.Dragoons. Scarce pair of white metal other ranks collar badges. The castle and scroll, "XXII" upon a multi-rayed star.[Raised in 1940 and disbanded in 1947]
23rd. County of London Battalion. King's crown bi / metal cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The Arms of Guildford to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the South Africa honour,on a rayed,hob-nailed star. To the lower points of the star,a furled scroll bearing the title "23rd.Bn.The London Regt."
23rd. County of London Battalion. Scarce small size "hand-cut" brass shoulder title T / 23 / London. [See Westlake item number 1553.]
23rd. Hussars. Officers king's crown sil / gilt cap badge with two loops and original ? green shaped backing cloth to the reverse. The crowned letter "H" above the title scroll, "23rd.Hussars". [Raised in 1940 and disbanded in 1947]
23rd. Hussars. King's crown single bi /metal collar badge. The capital letter " H" above the title scroll, "23rd.Hussars" and surmounted by the crown. [Seaman's book page 46 suggests possibly worn by N.C.O.'s]
23rd. Indian Infantry Division. WW II printed example of the red fighting cock on a circular khaki background. The 23rd. fought with distinction at Shenam and Tamu during the Imphal offensive,and later in 1945 took part in the landings in Malaya as part of "Operation Zipper."
23rd.Hussars. Bi / metal king's crown cap badge with slider fitting and original shaped green backing cloth to the reverse. The capital letter "H" and crown above the title scroll, "23rd.Hussars." [Raised in 1940 and disbanded in 1948.]
23rd.Hussars. Pair of king's crown white metal other ranks collar badges. The capital letter "H" with the crown above and title scroll below. [Raised in 1940 and disbanded by 1948]
23rd.Indian Infantry Division. WW II printed example of the red fighting cock on a pale khaki "aertex" circle with three "press-studs" to the reverse. The Division fought with distinction against the Japanese offensive in Imphal,and in 1945 took part in "Operation Zipper" the amphibious landings in Malaya. [Sign has been "stiffened" around cardboard.]
24 Engineer Group. Embroidered example of the Yorkshire Rose,Cheshire Wheatsheaf,and Staffordshire Knot in red,blue and black on a yellow shield. [Sign with some staining,and remains of paper backing to reverse]
24th. Lancers. King's crown white metal cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The roman numerals "XXIV" and a pair of crossed cavalry lances to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title "Lancers". [Raised in WW II and disbanded by 1948.]
24th.Independent Guards BrigadeGroup. Embroidered WW II first pattern of the red wings upon a red / blue torse on a black backing. This Division fought in North Africa and Italy.[Moth nips to top edge.]
24th.Lancers. White metal king's crown single officers collar badge now with brooch pin fitting to the reverse. The roman numerals "XXIV" and crossed cavalry lances to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title "Lancers". [WW II raised in 1940 and disbanded by 1947]
24th.Lancers. Scarce king's crown officers bronze service dress cap badge with two blades to the reverse. The roman numerals "XXIV" backed by a pair of crossed cavalry lances to the centre of a crowned circlet. [The mark on the blade in the photo was Verdigris [not a repair] and has now been cleaned of]
24th.Lancers. Scarce pair of officers bronze service dress collar badges The roman numerals "XXIV" and crossed cavalry lances to the centre of a crowned circlet that bears the title ,"Lancers". [Raised in WW II and disbanded in 1948]
24th.Middlesex Rifle Volunteers. Small white metal Victorian field service cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The number "24" to the centre of a strap bearing the title within a wreath of oak surmounted by a flat-topped crown.
24th.Regiment of Foot. [South Wales Borberers.] Excellent quality officers gilt 1862-1869 Victorian shako plate with two loops to the reverse. The voided number "24" to the centre of a Garter Strap mounted upon a crowned multi-rayed star back-plate.
25th. County of London Battalion [Cyclists] Brass shoulder title,T / 25 / London. Worn by the 25th.[County of London] [Cyclist] Battalion The London Regiment.
25th. Dragoons. Rare WW II embroidered k.d. shoulder strap slip-on 25.D. in yellow on black. The 25th Dragoons were raised in India in WW II and disbanded by 1948.
25th. Dragoons. Officers single sil /gilt collar badge with two loops and the letter "P" stamp to the reverse. The roman numerals "XXV" the king's crown and title scroll upon crossed swords. [WW II raised-1940,and disbanded by 1947]
25th. Indian Infantry Division. WW II printed example of the black "Ace of Spades" on a green square. As part of 14th.Army this Division fought with distinction at Kangaw,one of the fiercest battles of the Arakan and Burma campaigns,and early in 1945 took part in the first large scale amphibious operation in South-East Asia to liberate Akyab.
25th.County of London Battalion [Cyclists] King's crown bronzed cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The number "25" and bicycle wheel spokes to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title,within a wreath of laurel. To the lower edge a straight motto scroll,"Tenax Et Audax".
25th.Dragoons. King's crown bi / metal cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The roman numerals "XXV" ,the crown and title scroll upon a pair of crossed swords. [WW II raised unit that was disbanded in 1948]
25th.Dragoons. Bi / metal king's crown cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse bearing makers details for Gaunt London. The roman numerals "XXV",the crown and the title scroll backed by a pair of crossed swords. [Raised in WW II and disbanded by 1948]
25th.Dragoons. Scarce WW II cast bi / metal NCO's sleeve badge with two integral loops to the reverse on a locally made aluminium oval back plate affixed to a set of sergeants rank chevrons. The roman numerals "XXV" upon crossed cavalry swords above the title scroll,"25th Dragoons" surmounted by the crown. [Raised in India in 1941 and disbanded in 1948]
25th.Dragoons. Extremely scarce WW II embroidered black on tropical k.d. shoulder strap slip-on,25-D. [Raised in 1941 in India,and disbanded by 1948]
25th.Independent Infantry Brigade. Scarce embroidered example of the white Japanese "Tori" and a pair of crossed keys on a black background.
264th.Beach Brigade. Nice printed example,slight glue smudge to reverse.
26th.Indian Infantry Division. WW II silk woven example of the Royal Bengal Tiger stepping through a blue triangle,with pale k.d. backing and three "Press-Studs" to the reverse. This was the division that relieved the 7th.Indian Division in the "Box" at Sinzwaya. As part of 14th.Army the 26th.were involved in heavy fighting from Mandalay to Meiktilla and all down the Irrawaddy,and were then tasked with re-taking Rangoon by amphibious landing.
26th.Regiment of Foot [Cameronians.] Other ranks P / T glengarry badge with loops to the reverse officially ? converted to a heavy brooch pin fitting. The Mullet [star] to the centre of a wreath of thistle above a scroll,"The Cameronians " [Badge has been gilded ]
27th. Independent Infantry Brigade. Scarce embroidered example of the red inverted triangle within a blue triangle with a yellow number "9" to each apex.
27th. Lancers. King's crown bi /metal cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. An elephant's head upon a pair of crossed cavalry lances with the crown above and the number "27" below. [Raised in 1940 and disbanded by 1948 ]
27th.Independent Infantry Brigade. Scarce printed example of the red inverted triangle to the centre of a blue triangle with the number "9" at each apex. Sign affixed to "jungle green" backing with evidence of "press-studs " to each corner removed.
27th.Lancers. Bi /metal king's crown cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse bearing makers details for Firmin London. An elephant's head to the centre of a pair of crossed cavalry lances with the crown above and the number "27" below. [Raised in 1940 and disbanded in 1948.]
27th.Lancers. Scarce WW II white metal NCO's arm badge with three loops and later added red shaped backing cloth. An Indian elephant upon a scroll "Hindoostan" [Raised in 1940 for war service and disbanded in 1948]
288 Light-Anti Aircraft Rgt.R.A. Scarce embroidered example of the Arms of Blackpool worn by \"R\" battery,288 L/A/A/Rgt.
28th. County of London Battalion [Artist's Rifles.] White metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The heads of Mars and Minerva above the title scroll.
28th. County of London Regiment [Artists Rifles] Brass cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The heads of Mars and Minerva,above a scroll, Artists Rifles
28th. County of London Regiment.[Artist's Rifles] Brass shoulder title, T / 28 / London.
28th.County of London Battalion [Artists' Rifles] Officers bronze service dress cap badge with two blades and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse. The heads of Mars and Minerva above the title scroll.
29th. Battalion Imperial Yeomanry [Irish Horse] Brass cap badge with four loops to the reverse. A triple spray of shamrock above the letters "I.H "
29th.Independent Infantry Brigade. Embroidered example of the first pattern worn by the 29th.,a white circle on a black square.
2nd. Anti-Aircraft Division. Scarce WW II printed example of the red witch on khaki background,used by the 2nd.A/A Division,who were responsible for defending the area from the East Midlands to East Anglia.[Always thought to be the first pattern,it is now believed that these were issued after the red on black embroidered examples]
2nd. Canadian Division. WW II embroidered gold wire on Royal Blue officers pattern formation sign. The letter "C" with two bars to the centre. This Division formed the main part of the force that took part in the raid on Dieppe,and later with the First Canadian Army as part of 21st.Army Group fought in Normandy and Holland.
2nd. County of London Yeomanry.[Westminster Dragoons.] Brass cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The Arms of the City of Westminster above the title scroll, "Westminster T.Y. Dragoons."
2nd. Derbyshire Militia. Superb and Rare victorian officers silvered cross-belt plate worn by the 2nd. Derbyshire Militia-Chatsworth Rifles. The Arms of Derbyshire to the centre of a crowned Garter Strap within a wreath of roses,with a scroll,Cavendo Tutus. Original backing plate to the reverse with four screw posts.[two original nuts]
2nd. Dragoon Guards [Queen's Bays.] Scarce brass Victorian pouch or pagri ? badge with two loops to the reverse. The title "Bays " in Old English script to the centre of a crowned wreath of laurel.
2nd. Dragoon Guards [Queen's Bays] Excellent pair of officers king's crown bullion wire embroidered collar badges on a padded scarlet backing. The title "Bays" in old English script to the centre of a crowned wreath of laurel. [Officers name inked to the reverse.]
2nd. Dragoons.[Royal Scots Greys] Brass shoulder title,2D.
2nd. Punjab-Indian Army. WW II tropical pale k.d. shoulder strap slip-on with three captains rank "pips"and embroidered blue / grey title 2 / Punjab. Slip-on is still complete with pale k.d shirt shoulder strap.
2nd. Queen Victoria's Own Sappers and Miners. Black-brass king's crown Indian Army cap badge with original brooch pin fitting to the reverse. The cypher of Queen Victoria-India,to the centre of a crowned Garter Strap.
2nd. Royal Cheshire Militia. Superb and rare Victorian officers sil / gilt home service helmet plate with three loops to the reverse. The Prince of Wales's plumes on a ground of black velvet to the centre of a circlet bearing the title "Second Royal Cheshire" within a wreath of laurel,mounted upon a crowned,multi-rayed back-plate.
2nd. [Warsaw] Polish Armoured Division. Embroidered WW II example of the grey mailed arm and sword with the traditional wing of the Polish Cavalry on a khaki "Gothic Window " shaped backing,above a red woven strip. The 2nd. Armoured fought in Italy as part of the 2nd.Polish Corps. [Glue and paper residue to the reverse,removed from old album]
2nd.Armoured Car Regiment-Canada. Brass cap badge with two loops and makers details for Scully Montreal to the reverse. A half-wing to the centre of a motor car wheel,that bears the number "2" above a scroll "Armoured Car Regiment". Surmounting the wheel a pair of crossed Vickers machine guns bearing the king's crown. [Now with red card centre for display]
2nd.City of London Rifle Volunteers. Black-brass glengarry badge with two loops to the reverse. The number "2" to the centre of a circlet bearing the title,"The City of London Rifles" on a maltese cross. [Became 6th.City of London Battalion London Regiment in 1908.]
2nd.County of London Yeomanry. [Westminster Dragoons] Brass cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The Arms of the City of Westminster above a scroll bearing the title,Westminster Dragoons T.Y.
2nd.Dragoon Guards [Bays] Brass king's crown cap badge with slider fitting and crown reinforcement strip to the reverse. The title "BAYS" in old English script to the centre of a crowned wreath of laurel.
2nd.Dragoon Guards [Queen's Bays] Brass shoulder title,2DG.
2nd.Dragoons [Royal Scots Greys.] Bi / metal cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse bearing makers details for Firmin London. The "Captured Eagle" upon a tablet bearing the Waterloo honour above a tri-part scroll, "Royal Scots Greys".
2nd.Dragoons [Royal Scots Greys] Pair of brass shoulder titles,Greys.
2nd.Dragoons. [Royal Scots Greys.] Heavy die-cast silvered NCO's sleeve badge with three loops and black shaped cloth backing for display. The "captured " French Eagle upon a tablet bearing the main honour "Waterloo".
2nd.Polish Corps. Excellent quality silver bullion wire embroidered on red "Sirena" mermaid sign. The 2nd.Polish Corps fought with distinction as part of the Allied armies in the Middle-East and Italy.
2nd.The City of London Rifles. Victorian white metal officers cross-belt plate with three screw bolts retaining the original nuts to the reverse. The Arms of the City of London to the centre of a circlet bearing the title,on an elongated maltese cross. The upper arm of the cross carries the large Victorian crown resting on a tablet with the motto,"Domine Dirige Nos".
30 Corps. WW II printed example of the black leaping boar on a white circle. As part of the Eighth Army in the Western Desert,30 and 13 Corps bore the brunt of the fighting at Tobruk and El Alamein. 30 Corps returned to England in early 1944 to join 21st.Army Group for the landings in Normandy.
302 Infantry Brigade. Rare printed red on blue example of the six stacked cannon balls on a blue shaped shield.
304th. Independent Infantry Brigade. Scarce embroidered WW II example of the three red searchlight beams on a blue background. The Brigade composed of Infantry Battalions converted from Searchlight Regiments of the Royal Artillery,and as part of Allied Land Forces Norway took part in the liberation of the country.
31st. Indian Armoured Division. WW II printed example of the black charging elephant on a green square. This Division was raised in 1941 and fought in the Middle-East.
32nd. Independent Infantry Brigade. Scarce WW II embroidered example of the red and blue alternating diamonds on a khaki background. As part of the Guards Armoured Division these were the colours of the Household Brigade.
33 Anti-Aircraft Brigade. Unusual cotton vehicle pennant with embroidered 33 A / A Brigade formation signs affixed to each side. A white flash of lightening across a blue diagonal on a red square,on a blue pennant with original metal fixing bar.[Approx 14x21cms]
34th. Armoured Brigade. WW II woven example of the white mailed fist holding a spiked mace upon a shield of Royal Armoured Corps colours,red and yellow. The 34th. fought in North-West Europe as part of 21st.Army Group.
36th. Infantry Division. WW II embroidered example of the white and red interlocked circles on a black background. The 36th. was a mixed British / Indian Division using the white circle of the British 29th.Brigade and the red one of the Indian 72nd. In 1944 after the hard fighting in the Arakan the 36th.came under the command of General Stillwell's Chinese-American Army and after crossing the Irrawaddy into the Shan States took part in the final battles to clear the enemy from Burma.
36th. Sikh Regiment. Brass " solid" style shoulder title with two integral lugs to the reverse,XXXVI Sikhs.
37th. Division. Scarce WW I embroidered example of the "Golden Horseshoe" affixed to a section of officers tunic. The 37th.Division was originally numbered "44th" but as some of its Brigades were behind in training it was re-numbered "37th" and given 110th,111th,and 112th.Brigades.
37th.Lancers - [Baluch Horse ] Indian Army. Scarce officers bronze cap badge with two blades to the reverse. The number "37" either side of a pair of crossed cavalry lances.
38th. Middlesex Rifle Volunteers. Victorian black-brass other ranks shako badge with two loops to the reverse. The heads of Mars and Minerva to the centre of a wreath of laurel surmounted by an Imperial Crown the scroll, "Artists",the number "38" and the "MRV" cypher.
38th. [Welsh] Division. Rare embroidered example of the WW I "Red Dragon of Wales" worn by the 38th.[Welsh] Division. This Division was made up entirely of Welsh units,even the Artillery, Engineers and Medical personnel. It was also one of the few Divisions to be allowed to use the additional title,"Welsh"
38th.Infantry Brigade. Embroidered example of the Green shamrock.
38th.Infantry Brigade. WW II embroidered example of the green shamrock. [Later pattern of this sign worn by the North Irish Training Brigade in the 1950's]
3rd. / 4th. County of London Yeomanry [Sharpshooters] Scarce brass shoulder title,Sharpshooters.
3rd. / 4th. County of London Yeomanry [Sharpshooters] WW II embroidered yellow on green shoulder title,Sharpshooters.
3rd. County of London Yeomanry [Sharpshooters] Scarce king's crown officers bronze service dress cap badge with two blades and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse. The number "3" and crossed rifles to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title,above the "South Africa" honour scroll.
3rd. County of London Yeomanry.[Sharpshooters] King's crown bi / metal cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse bearing makers details for Gaunt London. The letters "CLY" backed by crossed rifles to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title with "Sharpshooters" on a furled tablet below.
3rd. County of London Yeomanry.[Sharpshooters] Brass king's crown cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The number "3" backed by crossed rifles to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title,above a scroll "South Africa-1900-02".
3rd. Dragoon Guards. Scarce WW II embroidered black on pale k.d. tropical issue shoulder strap slip-on, "3-D.G"
3rd. Hussars [King's Own] Victorian / Edwardian issue bi / metal cap badge with tree loops to the reverse. The White Horse of Hanover above the title scroll, "3rd. King's Own Hussars".
3rd. Hussars.[King's Own] Scarce cast brass shoulder title,3.KOH,with two long flat integral lugs to the reverse.
3rd. Hussars.[The King's Own] Bi / metal cap badge with three loops to the reverse. The White Horse of Hanover above the title scroll, "3rd.The King's Own Hussars".
3rd. Indian Armoured Brigade. Scarce WW II printed example of the small "14th.Army" sign on a yellow square.
3rd. Indian Infantry Division.[Chindits] WW II embroidered example of the yellow Chinthern on a blue circular backing with "press-studs" fittings to the reverse. Better known by the name "Chindits" the 3rd.Indian Division was part of 14th.Army,and under the command of Maj-Gen. Orde Wingate were renowned for their long-range jungle penetration exploits behind enemy lines.
3rd.County of London Yeomanry [Sharpshooters.] Pair of other ranks king's crown collar badges with single lug fitting to the reverse. A pair of crossed rifles surmounted by the crown above the "Sharpshooters " scroll.
3rd.County of London Yeomanry [Sharpshooters.] King's crown brass f.s.cap badge with two loops to the reverse. Crossed rifles above the scroll, Sharpshooters,surmounted by the crown. [Also worn as a collar badge]
3rd.County of London [Sharp Shooters ] Imperial Yeomanry Scarce brass king's crown cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The letters "SS" to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title,"3rd. County of London Imperial Yeomanry" within a wreath of laurel.
3rd.Dragoon Guards.[Prince of Wales's] Brass shoulder title of the " Flat-topped 3 " pattern ,3 D.G.
3rd.Indian Infantry Division [Chindits] Scarce WW II embroidered white on blue shoulder title,Chindit.
3rd.Indian Infantry Division. Embroidered and deeply padded example of the yellow "Chinthern" on a blue background with "hooks and eyes" to the reverse, worn by the famous "Chindits" of the 3rd.Indian Infantry Division in WW II . As part of 14th Army under the command of Major-General Orde Wingate,the chindits made history with their long-rage jungle penetration expeditions into enemy territory.
3rd.Indian Infantry Division. WW II gold bullion wire embroidered "Chinthern" on a blue circular backing. The 3rd.Indian Infantry Division was better known by the name "Chindits" and as part of 14th.Army under Maj.-General Orde Wingate became famous for their long-range jungle penetration expeditions behind enemy lines.
3rd.Indian Infantry Division. WW II embroidered example of the yellow "Chinthern" on a blue circular backing. The 3rd.Indian Infantry Division were better known by the name "Chindits" and as part of 14th.Army under the command of Maj-Gen. Orde Wingate became famous for their long-range jungle penetration exploits behind enemy lines.
3rd.Polish Infantry Division [Carpathian] WW II woven example of the green fir-tree on a red and white background. Raised in 1940 this division was soon in action in the Western Desert,at Tobruk and Gazala. Moving to Italy in 1943 the division crossed the Sangro and joined the fierce fighting at Cassino.
3rd.West York Light Infantry Militia. White metal Victorian other ranks 1853-1873 forage cap badge with two loops to the reverse,worn by the 3rd.West York Militia. The White Rose of Yorkshire to the centre of a strung bugle horn surmounted by the crown. [Became 3rd.Battalion York and Lancaster Regiment after 1881]
404th. [East Bengal ] Lines of Communication. Excellent quality WW II silver bullion wire example of the "Paddy-Bird" on a red background with "hooks and eyes" to the reverse.
404th.[East Bengal] Lines of Communication Area. WW II embroidered example of the white "paddy-bird " on a red background with original heavy brooch pin fitting to the reverse.
40th.Infantry Division. Printed example of the yellow and red cock bird on a black background,formed in the late 1940's.
42nd. Regiment of Foot. [Black Watch] Scarce Victorian N.C.O.'s glengarry badge with two loops to the reverse. The number "42" to the centre of the Star and motto of the Order of the Thistle,with the Egypt honour sphinx below and the Victorian crown above.
42nd.Armoured Division. Embroidered example of the white square within a red square. [Sign worn on its point in diamond fashion,not as shown as a square] The 42nd. was formed in 1941 from the 42nd.[East Lancashire] Infantry Division who wore the same formation sign.
42nd.Foot- Royal Highlanders. [Black Watch] Unusual foreign service helmet pagri badge ?. The number "42" to the centre of a diamond shape of Government Tartan.
42nd.Regiment of Foot. [Royal Highlanders-Black Watch] Scarce brass Victorian other ranks P / T glengarry badge with two loops to the reverse. St. Andrew to the centre of the star and motto of the Order of the Thistle above the Egypt honour and surmounted by a Victorian crown.
43rd. Infantry Division.[Wessex] WW II printed example of the Wessex Wyvern on a blue square,that has been overstitched in yellow with red claws,tongue and tail. The 43rd. was a First-Line Territorial Division made up from units from the West Country. As part of 21st.Army Group they landed in Normandy in June 1944 at the forefront of the fighting to establish the beach-head and the push on into France.
43rd.Regiment of Foot. [Monmouthshire Light Infantry] Officers sil / gilt Victorian waist belt clasp. The number "43" to the centre of a crowned,strung bugle horn on a seeded background,to the centre of a circlet bearing the title "Monmouthshire Light Infantry" , with gilt rococo belt ends to each side and matching bench marks. The reverse has engraved details of the officer attributed to the belt clasp,and old "sticky tape" marks. [Gilt now down to brass and silver dull] [Attributed to Lt.Gen. Sir Fiennes Middleton Colville K.C.B. Colville was severely wounded in the New Zealand Maori Wars in 1865,returning home in 1875 to command the 43rd. and then "retired" in command of the Welsh Border Infantry Volunteers. He died in 1917.
44th. Indian Airborne Division. WW II printed example of the pale blue Pegasus and the title "India" on a maroon background.
44th.Indian Airborne Division. WW II printed example of the pale blue Bellerophon astride a Pegasus and the title "India" on a maroon background. Raised in 1944 from men of the 44th.Indian Armoured Division the Division was soon in action at Imphal.
45 Signal Regiment [Essex] T.A. Embroidered example of the white seaxes within a black shield on a red background.[Mothed edge]
45th. Infantry Division.[West Country] Embroidered example of \"Drake\'s Drum\" worn by this Territorial Army Division,who served as a duplicate division for the 43th. Wessex,as both were formed from the South-Western Counties.
45th. Regiment of Foot. [Derbyshire] Excellent quality near mint gilt Victorian officers 1855-1861 "French" pattern shako plate with two loops to the reverse. The number "45",voided,on a seeded ground to the centre of a Garter Strap mounted upon a crowned multi-rayed star plate.
45th.Infantry Division. [West Country] WW II printed example of "Drake's Drum" above a red infantry arm of service strip still affixed to a section of battledress. The 45th. was a Territorial Division composed of units from the South-Western Counties to duplicate the 43rd. [Wessex] Division.
46th. [North Midland and West Riding] Infantry Division. Printed WW II example of the oak tree on a black backing above two red infantry arm-of -service strips affixed to a pale k.d backing that has a shoulder strap loop at the end. The 46th. landed at Salerno with the American Forces,and then moved to Italy joining the attack on the Gothic Line and northwards until the end of the Axis Forces in the Po Valley.
46th.Infantry Division.[North Midland & West Riding] WW II printed example of the "Sherwood Forest Oak" on a black background. The Division fought in North Africa,before landing with the American 5th.Army at Salerno. After a brief rest returned to Italy for the fierce fighting to break through the Gothic Line.
47th.Company Imperial Yeomanry. Rare Boer War brass slouch hat badge with original brooch pin fitting to the reverse. The monogram "DCO" above the number "13". Worn by the 13th. Battalion [Duke of Cambridge's Own] 47th.Company,commanded by Lord Donoughmore.
48th. Highlanders of Canada. Brass shoulder title,48 / H of C.
48th.Highlanders of Canada. Printed WW II red on blue shoulder title,48th.Highlanders / Of Canada.
48th.Highlanders of Canada. Bronzed cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The number "48" and title scroll, "Highlanders" surmounted by a falcon's head to the centre of a strap bearing the Gaelic motto above a scroll bearing "Canada".
48th.Infantry Division [South Midland] Embroidered example of the red and blue \"Macaw\" worn by the 48th. who were a training unit for the Home Forces. The division was mostly made up of Territorial units from Berkshire,Gloucestershire,Buckinghamshire,Worcestershire,and Warwickshire.
49th.Infantry Brigade. Scarce printed example \"K.K\" [said to stand for Kenya & Korea] [notation to the reverse 39th ind.inf bgde.in ink]
49th.Infantry Division.[West Riding] WW II embroidered example of the first pattern white polar bear on a black background worn when the Division fought in Norway in 1940,and were then stationed in Iceland as the main force to hold that part of the Atlantic.
4th. / 7th. Royal Dragoon Guards. Embroidered example of the 4th / 7th.' s Regimental sleeve badge / formation sign. Black,gold and dull red chevrons within a black diamond.
4th. Anti-Aircraft Division. Printed example of the three blue buckles on a red triangular background. A Territorial Army Anti-Aircraft formation the 4th. was primarily responsible for the defences around Birmingham,changing after 1940 to defending Manchester and Liverpool.[See also item 13924]
4th. Dragoon Guards.[Royal Irish] Scarce white metal NCO's sleeve badge with two loops to the reverse. The Star of the Order of St.Patrick.
4th. Dragoon Guards.[Royal Irish] Brass shoulder title,4.D.G.
4th. Gurkha Rifles. Pair of WW II jungle green shoulder strap slip-ons bearing two embroidered rank "pips" and pale k.d. title strap "4.G.R."
4th. Hussars [Queen's Own] King's crown silvered NCO's sleeve badge with two loops to the reverse. The "QOH" cypher, the roman numeral "IV" and the motto scroll, "Mente Et Manu " surmounted by the crown.
4th. Infantry Division. Printed WW II example of the red circle with one quadrant displaced on a white background. This formation sign is still sewn to a section of battledress material and then affixed to a pale tropical k.d shoulder strap slip-on with two press-studs to the reverse. This Division fought in North Africa,Italy and Greece.
4th. Royal Irish Dragoon Guards. Pair of white metal other ranks collar badges. The Star of the Order of St. Patrick.
4th.County of London Yeomanry [Sharpshooters.] Scarce brass shoulder title,4 CLY / Sharpshooters,with makers details for Walkershall Sheffield to the reverse.
4th.County of London Yeomanry [Sharpshooters.] Cast brass shoulder title, 4CLY.
4th.Dragoon Guards [Royal Irish] Bi / metal cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The Star of the Order of St. Patrick above the title scroll,4th.Royal Irish D.Guards.
4th.Indian Infantry Division. Printed WW II example of the red eagle on a black background worn by the 4th.Indian Division who were the first Indian division to see "action" in WW II. Brigades from the division were involved in most of the fierce fighting in North Africa,from Sidi Barrani through to El Alamein.
5 Corps. Pair of WW II embroidered "Viking Ships" on a black background,chosen to commemorate the Corps service in Norway in 1940. Arriving in North Africa in 1942 the Corps took part in the final battles and surrender of the Axis forces in Tunisia. Under the command of Eighth Army,5 Corps fought in Sicily and up through Italy until the final battles in the Po Valley. [The Corps was made up of, the 56th,and 78th Infantry Divs.,the 2nd.New Zealand,8th.Indian div.,a Commando and two Armoured Brigades.]
50 / 51 and 52 Commando Brass cap badge with two brass loops to the reverse worn by men of 50 / 51 and 52 Commando,who were raised and fought in the Middle-East. A knuckle-duster knife.
505 Lines of Communication District. Embroidered and padded example of the two black arms holding a circle and the roman numerals "XIV" on a red shield,with the remains of " hooks and eyes" to the reverse. With H.Q. in Meiktila the District's role was to supply 14th Army,hence the "XIV" and the arms and circle represented "VOV" or "505".
50th. Independent Infantry Brigade. Scarce printed example of the yellow " Lion of St. Mark's " on a blue background.
50th. Independent Infantry Brigade. Printed in-issued example of the yellow "St. Mark's Lion " on a blue background.
51st. Infantry Division [Highland] Late WW II woven example of the red "HD" in a circle on a blue background above three red Infantry arm of service strips,still affixed to a section of battledress material. This division fought in North Africa,Sicilly,and Italy and then joined 21st.Army Group for the invasion of Europe participating in most of the major engagements all the way to Berlin.
51st. Infantry Division-Reconnaissance. WW II embroidered example of the red on blue "HD" sign above a green and yellow Reconnaissance Corps arm of service strip,still affixed to a tropical shoulder strap slip-on. Worn by 51st. Reconnaissance Regiment in 51st Infantry Division.
51st.Independent Infantry Brigade. Printed example of the black swan in a white circle on a black square.
52nd. Infantry Division. Printed WW II two-part example of the white on blue St.Andrew's Cross above the title Mountain. Originally trained for a role in mountain warfare the 52nd. were instead to join 21st.Army Group for the Invasion of Northern Europe in June 1944.
52nd. Regiment of Foot [Oxfordshire] Scarce Victorian officers gilt 1861-1869 "Quilted" pattern shako plate with two loops to the reverse. The number "52" and a strung bugle horn to the centre of a Garter Strap mounted upon a crowned,multi-rayed star plate. [Star plate slightly dulled to brass]
52nd.Foot [Oxfordshire Light Infantry] Extremely rare and superb officers gilt 1844-1855 "Albert" pattern shako plate,with two lops and double wire fittings to the reverse. The number "52" on a black velvet ground to the centre of a coiled bugle horn bearing the title,"Oxfords.h Lt.Infy. within a wreath of half palm and half laurel,bearing battle honours. This central part is mounted upon a ten pointed star plate,the main arms of the star each bearing more battle honours,with the top most point displaced by the crown. [Loops have been replaced ] [Payment plan is available for this item]
52nd.Regiment of Foot [Oxfordshire] Scarce other ranks pre 1855 brass shoulder belt plate with four heavy flat lugs to the reverse. The number "52" to the centre of a strap bearing the title, "Oxfordshire Light Infantry" to the centre of a hob-nailed star with flat-rays each one bearing a battle honour,with the crown resting upon the "Waterloo " scroll. The star is mounted to the brass backing plate with a heavy central pin through three heavy loop fittings [One Absent and lower left corner of back-plate with slight bend.]
53rd. Infantry Division.[Welsh] Printed WW II example of the red "W" on a horizontal base on a khaki background. As part of 21st. Army Group the 53rd. were involved in the fierce fighting at Caen and Falaise,and later in the Ardennes and the Reichwald Forest before crossing the Rhine and on into Germany.
53rd.Infantry Division / Royal Armoured Corps. WW II printed unissued example of the red "W" above a red and yellow arm of service strip on a khaki background. The 53rd. Division was composed mainly of Welsh Territorial Battalions and as part of 21st.Army Group were involved in much of the hard fighting in North-West Europe.
54th. Infantry Division / Royal Berkshire Regiment. Embroidered example of the WW II combination sign worn by the Royal Berkshire Regiment in 162nd. Brigade as part of 21st.Army Group in North-West Europe. The letters "JP" in a red circle,above three red infantry arm of service strips,and the red inverted triangle of the Royal Berkshire Regt.
54th. Infantry Division [East Anglian] Printed example of the blue on red \"JP\" sign worn by the first-line Territorial Division,made up of units from,Essex,Norfolk,Suffolk,Cambridgeshire,and Hertfordshire. The sign has been sewn into a cut-out portion of battledress.[These were the initials of the Division\'s Commander,Major-General J.H.T. Priestman]
55th.Infantry Division. Embroidered WW I example of the red Lancashire Rose on a green stem with seven leaves to each side. [After the First World War the design changed to five leaves=5 x 5 =55th.]
55th.Infantry Division. [West Lancashire] WW II embroidered example of the Red Rose of Lancashire with 5 green leaves to each stem on a pale khaki backing,above three red Infantry Arm of Service strips,still affixed to a section of "Denim" battledress material. This Division was part of the Home Forces and used in a training role.
55th.Infantry Division.[West Lancashire] Pair of WW II printed second pattern red rose of Lancashire with green stems on pale k.d. backing,formation signs. The 55th. was a First-Line Territorial Division,composed of Territorials from the Liverpool and West Lancashire area,and as part of the Home Forces the division was used in a training role.
56th.Armoured Division [London] Printed un-issued example of the black cat [Dick Wittington's] and the sword of the City of London on a red square.
56th.Infantry Division / Queen's West Surrey's. Embroidered WW II example of the black cat on a red background above a locally made white on red shoulder title,"Queen's" affixed to a pale k.d. shoulder strap slip-on with two tape loops to the reverse. The 56th. [London] Division fought in the Middle East and took part in the landings at Salerno and Anzio.The Division was at the fore-front of the Po Valley Campaign,and secured the bridgehead over the Reno River.
56th.Infantry Division / Royal Artillery. Embroidered WW II example of the black on red cat of 56th.Infantry Division above two incorrectly mounted Royal Artillery arm of service strips still affixed to a section of pale k.d. material with "hooks and eyes" to the reverse. This would have been worn by the 65th.Field Regt.Royal Artillery in 56th.Division.
56th.Infantry Division [London] Scarce early WW II "stencilled" pattern of the black cat [Dick Wittington's] on a red background. From the Middle-East the Division took part in the Anzio and Salerno landings and the heavy fighting up through Italy with the Eighth Army. [Pattern very dis-liked and withdrawn]
57th.Regiment of Foot.[Middlesex] Unusual white metal king's crown foreign service helmet pagri [Or mess servants ? ] badge with original brooch pin fitting to the reverse. The number "57" to the centre of a crowned wreath of laurel above a scroll bearing the Regiment's main honour,"Albuhera". [Brass showing through in a few places ].
59th.Infantry Division [Staffordshire] WW II printed example of the red "pit-head winding gear" against a black "slag-heap" on a blue background. The 59th. composed of mainly Staffordshire Territorial units became part of 21st.Army Group for the invasion in Normandy. After the heavy fighting on the beachhead and the advance to take the City of Caen,the Division virtually ceased to exist.
5th. Dragoon Guards. Heavy cast brass Victorian pouch badge with replaced brooch pin fitting to the reverse. The White Horse of Hanover and "VDG" to the centre of a crowned strap bearing the motto,upon a multi-rayed star that carries Crimean War battle honours. [Originally would have had two screw bolt fittings] [Approx 8x8cms]
5th. Dragoon Guards. Silvered NCO's arm badge with two loops and original ? green shaped backing cloth to the reverse. The White Horse of Hanover.
5th. Infantry Division- Northamptonshire Regiment. Embroidered example of the white letter "Y" on a black circular backing above a black bar still affixed to a section of battledress.
5th. Infantry Division. WW II printed example of the white letter "Y" on a tan background affixed to a pale k.d. tropical shoulder strap slip-on. As part of the Middle-East Forces the Division landed in Sicily and then moved on to Italy to take part in the Anzio landings.
5th. Infantry Division. Embroidered example of the white letter "Y " on a black circular background above a single rifle-green arm of service strip,still affixed to a section of battledress material. Worn by the 2nd.Battalion Cameronians in 13th.Infantry Brigade,5th.Infantry Division.
5th. Infantry Division. Printed WW II example of the white letter "Y" on a brown background. This much-travelled Division was tasked with a rear-guard action for the B.E.F. at Dunkirk,and after a period of Home Service moved to North Africa,and from there to the landings in Sicily and Italy,before joining 21st.Army Group for the final stages of the war in Germany. [Slightly faded with one edge trimmed and ink notation to the reverse]
5th. Infantry Division. Embroidered example of the white letter "Y" on a black circular backing above a single red Infantry arm of service strip,still affixed to a section of battledress material.
5th. Inniskilling Dragoon Guards. Scare WW II embroidered black on khaki shoulder strap slip-on,5 D.G. with canvas tape fitting to the reverse. [Tape with glue and paper adhering to it]
5th.Canadian Armoured Division. Printed WW II light green "Ld S H "on a maroon rectangle worn by Lord Strathcona's Horse. This Division along with the 1st.Canadian Division fought in Italy until being withdrawn for the final battles of the war in Holland.
5th.City of London Battalion [London Rifle Brigade.] King's crown officers silver plated cross-belt plate with three screw bolts and original shaped backing plate to the reverse. The Royal Arms to the centre of a circlet bearing the title and South Africa honour backed by the Sword and Mace from the Arms of the City,within a wreath of laurel that carries multiple battle honours. Above the centre the crown rests upon a scroll bearing the honour "France & Flanders 1914-18", and to the lower part, "Ypres 1915,1917", the motto of the old "1st.London Rifle Volunteers" and the shield from the Arms of the City of London.
5th.City of London Battalion-London Rifle Brigade. White metal king's crown cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse bearing makers details for Woodward Birmingham. The Royal Arms to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the L.R.B. title and South African honour,within a wreath of oak and backed by the Sword and Mace from the City Arms. Below the centre the motto scroll, "Primus In Urbe" and the Shield of the City of London.
5th.City of London Battalion.[London Rifle Brigade] Black-brass shoulder title,T / 5 / City of London,on original shaped brass back-plate.[Blacking to front mostly gone]
5th.Dragoon Guards. King's crown bi / metal cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The White Horse of Hanover and the letters, "V D G" to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the motto, "Vesticia Nulla Retrorsum".
5th.Dragoon Guards. Gilt and enamel king's crown old comrades / sweetheart lapel badge with makers details for Coombes Aldershot and brooch pin fitting to the reverse. Design as for cap badge.
5th.Inniskilling Dragoon Guards. King's crown white metal cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse bearing makers details for Gaunt London. The "VDG" monogram surmounted by the crown.
5th.Lancers [Royal Irish ] / 8th.Hussars [King's Royal Irish] White metal king's crown NCO's sleeve badge with three loops to the reverse. The Angel Harp surmounted by the crown. [This pattern worn by both regiments]
5th.Lancers [Royal Irish] Brass shoulder title,5L.
5th.Lancers [Royal Irish] / 8th.Hussars [King's Royal Irish] White metal king's crown "non-voided " NCO's sleeve badge with two loops to the reverse. The Angel Harp surmounted by the crown. [This pattern worn by both regiments]
5th.Lancers [Royal Irish] / 8th.Hussars [King's Royal Irish] Scarce Victorian silvered N.C.O.'s sleeve badge of hollow flat backed design with three loops to the reverse. The Angel Harp surmounted by the crown. [This pattern of sleeve badge worn by both Regiments]
5th.Lancers. [Royal Irish.] Pair of brass king's crown collar badges. The Angel Harp surmounted by the crown.
5th.Lancers. [Royal Irish] Victorian bi / metal cap badge with two black loops to the reverse. The number "5" to the centre of a pair of crossed cavalry lances within a circlet bearing the motto, "Quis Seperabit".
5th.Lancers.[Royal Irish] / 8th.Hussars [King's Royal Irish] Heavy silvered Victorian NCO's sleeve badge with two loops and "flat-back" bearing scratched initials to the reverse. The crowned Angel Harp. [This pattern worn by both Regiments] [Slightly polished.]
60th. Regiment of Foot. [King's Royal Rifle Corps.] Victorian black-brass P / T glengarry badge with two loops to the reverse. The number "60" in a strung bugle horn to the centre of a circlet bearing the KRRC title within a maltese cross,the arms of which are covered with battle honours. To the lower arm of the cross the motto scroll, "Celer Et Audax" and to the upper arm the crown upon the main battle honour scroll, "Peninsula".
63rd. Regiment of Foot. [Manchester] Superb and rare early officers silver pagri badge with two loops to the reverse. A floriated fleur -de-lys with the number "63" to the lower part. [Approx 5.5 x 4.5 cms.]
65th.Regiment of Foot. [Yorkshire] Scarce Victorian officers gilt 1855-1861" French Pattern" shako plate with two loops to the reverse. The number "65" on a black leather ground to the centre of a voided Garter Strap mounted upon a multi-rayed star back-plate with the Victorian crown to the top most point.
68th. Canadian Infantry-C.E.F. Bronzed king's crown cap badge with two loops to the reverse. A maple leaf with the number "68" to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the "Overseas Battalion " title flanked by two sheaves of wheat,above "Regina" and "Canada" scrolls.
69th.Company Imperial Yeomanry [Sussex] Rare sheet brass Boer War period slouch hat badge with two brass wire loops to the reverse. "69IY". [ possibly worn on a coloured rosette backing? ]
6th. / 70th. Infantry Division. Embroidered WW II example of the red four-pointed star " let-into" a pale tropical k.d. shoulder strap slip-on. The 6th.Division fought in North Africa and relieved the Australians at Tobruk during the siege. The Division was then later despatched to India as the British element of the 3rd.Indian Division [Chindits] and renumbered "70th.Infantry Division"
6th. Anti-Aircraft Division. Painted example of the \"Target\" sign worn by the 6th.,who were responsible for the defences of the Thames Estuary,Essex and North Kent.This meant that they were in action continually,as they were covering the approaches to London!
6th. Dragoon Guards [Carabiniers] Victorian bi / metal cap badge with two black loops to the reverse. The roman numerals "VI " and the letters " DG" to the centre of a crowned Garter Strap,above the scroll, "Carabiniers" and backed by crossed rifles.
6th. Dragoons. [Inniskilling] Bi / metal cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The Castle of Enniskillen above the title scroll,"Inniskilling".
6th. [Inniskilling ] Dragoons. Pair of bi /metal collar badges bearing makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse. The Castle of Enniskillen above the title scroll," Inniskilling"
6th. [Inniskilling ] Dragoons. Superb and rare N.C.O.'s die struck arm badge with fitted back-plate to give the impression of a solid badge. The castle of Enniskillen above the scroll,Inniskilling. The reverse has had the original three loops replaced by a sturdy brooch pin as was often the case with sleeve badges,and is stamped "6D" and "1864". Although not marked the badge is thought to be silver and bears jewellers test marks.[See Peter Seaman's book page 57 ]
6th.Armoured Division. Embroidered WW II example of the white mailed gauntlet on a black background. As part of First Army the 6th.Fought in North Africa,and then joined Eighth Army for the hard fought battles up through Italy.
6th.City of London Battalion. Black-brass king's crown cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. A strung bugle horn to the centre of a circlet bearing the title, "6th.Battn City of London Regt." on a maltese cross. The upper arm of the cross carries the South African honour and a tablet surmounted by the crown bears the motto "Domine Dirige Nos"
6th.Dragoon Guards.[Carabiniers] King's crown bi / metal cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The roman numeral "VI " and "DG" to the centre of a crowned Garter Strap backed by crossed rifles with the "Carabiniers " scroll across the rifle butts.
6th.Guards Tank Brigade. WW II painted example of the golden sword on a white shield with Household Brigade colours,red,blue,red on a diagonal band,still affixed to a piece of battledress material. Originally part of the Guards Armoured Division this Brigade became an Independent Tank Brigade with 21st.Army in Northern Europe.
7 / 11th Hussars-Canada. Scarce WW II printed yellow on blue / red shoulder title,7 / XI Hussars / Canada.
76th.Infantry Division. Printed WW II example of the red Norfolk wherry on a black background. The 76th. was an East Anglian unit and used in a training role as part of the Home Forces. [Glue marks to reverse.]
77th. Infantry Division / East Kent Regiment [Buffs] Scarce WW II printed and embroidered combination sign. Printed example of the 77th.Infantry Division sign of "Excalibur " above two red Infantry Arm of Service strips above a blue / buff / blue East Kent Regiment designation, all affixed to a section of khaki battledress material.
77th. Regiment of Foot. [Middlesex] Victorian officers sil / gilt 186-1878 pattern shako plate with two loops and centre backing plate to the reverse. The Prince of Wales's plumes and the number "77" on a black cloth backing,to the centre of a Garter Strap within a crowned wreath of laurel. [Black cloth centre very worn,and gilt mostly now brass.]
78th. Infantry Division / Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Scarce WW II "combination" sign on pale tropical k.d. backing with "hooks and eyes" fittings to the reverse. The yellow printed "Battle-Axe" on a black square of 78th.Infantry Division above an embroidered green shamrock with applied red triangle worn by units of the Royal Inniskilling fusiliers.. [Glue patches to reverse ]
78th.Infantry Division / 16th./ 5th.Lancers. Scarce WW II pale tropical shoulder strap slip-on with printed 78th.Infantry Division yellow "Battle-axe" formation sign and metal 16 / 5 L. shoulder title affixed . This Division fought in North Africa,Sicilyand Italy before ending the war in Austria.
78th.Infantry Division / 38th [Irish] Infantry Brigade. Scarce WW II printed golden "battle-axe" on a black backing above an embroidered green shamrock affixed to pale tropical k.d. material with three fixing loops to the reverse. Probably worn in Italy where the Division fought with distinction at the battle of Centuripe,breaking the German defence lines.
78th.Infantry Division. Three items brought home by a soldier who served in WW II in the 78th.Infantry Division. Two printed yellow on black "Battle-axe" formation signs and an 8 x 8 cms brass representation of the badge. This Division fought in North Africa,Sicily and Italy,and ended their war in Austria.
79th. Heavy Anti-Aircraft Rgt. R.A. Embroidered example of the red and yellow maltese cross on a black shield worn by the 79th.
79th.Armoured Division. Printed WW II example of the bull's head on a yellow triangle. The 79th. were part of 21st.Army Group and landed in Normandy on the 6th. June 1944 as a specially equipped assault formation, and were involved in all the heavy fighting right up until VE Day. With much of their armour being converted into "Flails" "Kangaroos" "Crocodiles" and "Buffaloes" they were knick-named "Hobart's Funnies".
7th. Armoured Division. Embroidered WW II locally made embroidered first pattern example of the red desert rat [Jerboa] on a khaki background. This very well known division fought in most of the major engagements in North Africa,right through until the end in Tunisia,earning itself the nick-name " The Desert Rats".
7th. Dragoon Guards.[Princess Royal's ] Brass cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The Crest and motto of the Earl Ligonier.
7th. Queen's Own Hussars. King's crown officers bronze service dress cap badge with two blades to the reverse. The "QO" cypher to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title.
7th. Queen\'s Own Hussars. Pair of other ranks victorian bi/metal collar badges,the \"QO\" monogram,surmounted by the \"Albert\" crown.
7th.Armoured Division. Embroidered WW II example of the red jerboa on a black background. This very well known Division was the first formation to go into action in the Western Desert and soon earned its nick-name- "The Desert Rats". Engaged in most of the fierce battles with the enemy right through to the end in Tunisia.
7th.Dragoon Guards [Princess Royal's ] Near pair of other ranks brass collar badges. The Crest and motto of the Earl Ligonier.
7th.Dragoon Guards [Princess Royal's] Officers bronze service dress cap badge with three blades to the reverse. The crest and motto of Earl Ligonier.
7th.Dragoon Guards. Brass shoulder title,7 D G. [Slightly buckled]
7th.Hussars [Queen's Own] King's crown gold bullion wire embroidered officers cap badge. The "QO" cypher surmounted by the crown on a scarlet backing.
7th.Hussars.]Queen's Own] Queen's crown bi / metal cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The QOH cypher to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title.
7th.Queen's Own Hussars. Victorian other ranks cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The " QO" monogram to the centre of a circlet bearing the title,surmounted by an "Albert" Crown.
7th.Queen's Own Hussars. King's crown bi / metal cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The "QO" cypher to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title.
80th. Infantry Division / Black Watch. WW II printed example of the red ocean liner on a yellow and blue background below a piece of government tartan cut to the shape of the Black Watch cap badge still affixed to a section of battledress material. This division was part of the Home Forces and used in a training and re-drafting role.
81st. [West African ] Division. Embroidered WW II example of the black Tarantula Spider on a yellow square. Formed from troops of the Royal West African Frontier Force involving men from all four of the West African Colonies,the 81st. fought as part of 14th.Army. One of its Brigades joined General Orde Wingate's Special Force trained in long range jungle penetration,becoming the first large formation to be wholly supplied by air. [Glue marks and remains of "hooks and eyes" to the reverse]
82nd.West African Division. Printed WW II example of the black crossed spears and a native carrier's headband set on a yellow shield. As part of 14th.Army the 82nd. fought with the 81st.West African Division in Burma.
87 Army Group Royal Artillery. Nice embroidered example of the large size 2nd.pattern for this A.G.R.A.
88th.Army Group Royal Artillery. Nice embroidered example \"field-gun\"
88th.Victoria Fusiliers -Canada. Officers sil / gilt cap badge with two loops and makers details for Gaunt Montreal to the reverse. A maple leaf with a mountain lion resting on a branch and the voided number "88" on a black backing,above the motto scroll ,mounted upon the ball of a fused grenade. to the lower part of the grenade,a scroll bearing the title,"Victoria Fusiliers". [See item 18462 for matching collar badges]
8th. Armoured Division. Printed WW II example of the black "GO" on a green circle on black. One of the Brigades in the Division fought in Eighth Army's hard fought withdrawal to El Alamein,before being broken-up and redistributed to other units,although the formation sign continued to be worn by the 23rd.Independant Armoured Brigade in Italy and Greece. [Design based on the early traffic lights.]
8th. Army. Locally made example of the famous \"Crusader\'s Shield\" sign,worn by the Eighth,which consisted of British,Indian,Australian,Polish and New Zealand formations. The Eighth fought with distinction acoss North Africa,Sicily,and the hard fought battles in Italy.
8th. Hussars. [King's Royal Irish.] Pair of king's crown bi / metal collar badges with single lug fitting to the reverse. The Angel Harp surmounted by the crown. [Crowns slightly worn]
8th. Hussars. [King's Royal Irish] Scarce WW II black on khaki shoulder strap slip-on,8 H. [Tape loop to reverse absent]
8th. [King's Royal Irish ] Hussars. King's crown bi / metal cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The Angel Harp surmounted by the crown with a tri-part scroll below bearing the full title.
8th.Armoured Brigade. WW II printed example of the red / brown fox's mask on a yellow circle. This Armoured Brigade fought with the Eighth Army in the Western Desert,and later as part of 21st.Army Group in North-West Europe.
8th.Hussars. [King's Royal Irish ] Officers gilt shoulder tile,VIIIH. [Git mostly now brass]
8th.Indian Cavalry. Scarce bullion wire on red backing foreign service helmet pagri flash. The number "8" above a pair of crossed cavalry sabres. [Backing badly mothed]
9 Corps. Printed WW II example of the black "Kilkenny"cat on an orange square. 9 Corps were part of Northern Command covering Northumberland,Durham,and the North Riding of Yorkshire,and upon mobilization in 1942 for North Africa the sign was no longer used.
92 Army Group Royal Artillery. Embroidered example of the \"bird and gauntlet\" sign worn by 92 A.G.R.A.
94th.Regiment of Foot [Connaught Rangers] Scarce brass single 1877 pattern collar badge with three loops to the reverse. An Indian elephant. [See Churchill's book page 288 item 1808]
97th. Foot.[R.West Kent] Other ranks gilding metal centre for the 1878 pattern helmet plate. The numerals \"97\" in a circle,to fit into the back plate.
9th. Lancers.[Queen's Royal] Officers bronze service dress king's crown cap badge with four blades to the reverse. The number "9" to the centre of a pair of crossed cavalry lances with the crown above and the scroll,"Lancers" below.
9th. Regiment of Foot [Norfolk] Scarce officers sil / gilt 1869-1878 pattern Victorian shako plate with two loops to the reverse. The figure of Britannia and the Lion of England above the number "9" to the centre of a Garter Strap within a crowned wreath of laurel. [Sometimes also found with the "9" as roman numeral "IX"
9th. [Scottish ] Infantry Division. Scarce large size WW I 9th [Scottish ] .Infantry Division sign of a white metal thistle on a dark blue circle,that has been sewn around a cardboard backing.[Moth nips to left side.]
9th.Armoured Division. Embroidered example of the\"Panda\'s Head\"worn by the 9th. Disbanded in 1944,its personnel transfered to 21st Army Group.
9th.County of London Battalion [Queen Victoria's Rifles.] King's crown officers silvered boss badge. St.George and the dragon surmounted by the crown on a red corded boss.
9th.County of London Battalion [Queen Victoria's Rifles.] Embroidered red on dark green shoulder title,Q.V.R. / K.R.R.C. Worn whilst serving as a King's Royal Rifle Corps Battalion.
9th.County of London Battalion.[Queen Victoria's Rifles] Brass shoulder title,T / 9 / County of London.[Originally blackened]
9th.County of London Battalion.[Queen Victoria's Rifles] Black-brass shoulder title,T / 9 / London complete with original shaped brass back-plate.
9th.Gurkha Rifles. King's crown cast white metal officers corded boss badge,with screw bolt fitting to the reverse. Crossed kukri's above the number "9" surmounted by the crown to the centre of a black corded boss.
9th.Lancers. [Queen's Royal] White metal Victorian cap badge with four black loops to the reverse. The number "9" to the centre of a pair of crossed cavalry lances with the Victorian "flat-topped" crown above and the title scroll, "Lancers" below.
9th.Lancers. [Queen's Royal] King's crown white metal cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse bearing makers details for Firmin London. The number "9" to the centre of crossed cavalry lances with the crown above and the scroll,"Lancers" below.
Aberdeenshire Rifle Volunteers. Scarce white metal glengarry badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the 3rd.Aberdeenshire Rifle Volunteer Corps. This title on an oval within a wreath of thistle,with the figure of St. Andrew to the centre. [In 1884 re-designated 3rd. [The Buchan ] V.B. The Gordon Highlanders.]
Adam's Grammar School -Newport. Brass cap badge with two loops to the reverse. A shield bearing three leopards above the scroll, "Serve & Obey".
Air Defence Cadet Corps. White metal and enamel cap badge. The A.D.C.C. title on a circlet with blue enamel \"speedbird\" to the centre,and two loops to the reverse.
Air Formation Signals Painted example of the white wing and triangle,with the number "2" to the apex on a blue backing,worn by No.2 Squadron Air Formation Signals.
Air Formation Signals. Printed first pattern example of the white wings inside a blue triangle affixed to battle-dress material.
Air Formation Signals. Printed example of the white wings and squadron number "10" on a blue triangle,that has been sown around card backing.
Air Ministry Constabulary. White metal king\'s crown cap badge. The AMC monogram with wings to each side,in a crowned circlet bearing the title,with two loops to the reverse.
Air Observation Post Pilot -Royal Artillery. Embroidered example of the pale blue wings with yellow central Royal Artillery fused grenade,worn by the pilots of light aircraft spotting targets for the Artillery.
Air Raid Precautions. Embroidered WW II example of the oval A.R.P.tunic/overall badge for wardens.
Air Raid Precautions. Two WW II ladies issue A.R.P. brooches still contained in the original blue cardboard box and cellophane wrapper.The A.R.P. monogram surmounted by the king's crown. One white metal pattern and one in hallmarked silver bearing makers details for "RJ" and London hallmarks for 1937.
Air Raid Precautions. Enamel lapel badge with brooch pin fitting and makers details for Fattorini Birmingham to the reverse. The Arms of Salford to the centre of a circlet bearing the title, "Salford Instructors Association " above a white enamel scroll, "A.R.P.".
Air Raid Precautions. Small size WW II sterling silver lapel badge with brooch pin fitting and "Sterling" stamp to the reverse. The ARP monogram on a tablet surmounted by the king's crown. [Approx 2cms high]
Air Raid Precautions. Scarce white metal lapel badge with buttonhole fitting to the reverse,worn by an A.R.P. member of the "Northampton Shoe Industry ". This title below the A.R.P. monogram surmounted by the king's crown.
Air Raid Precautions. Brass and enamel lapel badge with brooch pin fitting and makers details for Miller Birmingham to the reverse. The "ARP" monogram on a blue enamel circle with the title scroll below in white enamel, "C.M.T.Co Ltd." backed by a flaming torch.
Air Training Corps. Pair of brass shoulder titles.ATC.
Air Training Corps. Silver / gilt A.T.C. Chaplain's scarf badge. A silver cross pattee with an eagle to the centre of a circlet bearing the title,above the motto,Venture,Adventure,with original brooch pin to the reverse. [Slight staining to the lower arm of the cross]
Air Training Corps. Embroidered early 1941 pattern Cadet Flight Sergeant's sleeve badge. Light blue eagle within a circle on a dark blue background.
Air Training Corps. Embroidered light blue on blue first pattern sleeve badge worn by adult Warrant Officers. The R.A.F. eagle within a wreath of laurel.
Air Training Corps. WW II printed example of the pale blue on black "star " sleeve badge worn by a "First Class Cadet ".
Air Transport Auxiliary. Scarce WW II padded gold bullion wire embroidered, A.T.A. pilots wing. The "ATA" monogram to the centre of an oval flanked by a pair of wings on a black backing. Worn by male and female pilots who were responsible for delivering all types of aircraft to R.A.F. stations, many of them crossing the Atlantic alone and unarmed. [Backing material absent ]
Airborne Divisions. Facing pair of WW II un-cut "paste-back" pale blue Bellerophon astride a Pegasus on maroon backing worn by the Airborne Forces. The exploits of this Division are very well known,engaged as they were in all theatres of the war.
Airborne Divisions. Pair of WW II light blue on maroon "paste-back" formation signs that have been cut down and shaped around the figure of Bellerophon astride a Pegasus. Worn by Airborne Forces in all theatres of the war.
Airborne Qualification Wings-Canada. Pair of post-war embroidered qualification wings worn by Canadian parachutists. An opened canopy above a yellow maple leaf flanked by a pair of wings,on a dark green backing.
Airfield Construction Group. Printed WW II example of the red,blue and green circle with the white outlines of a "Runway". The colours chosen represent the Royal Engineers and the Pioneer Corps who's task was to build take of and landing strips for fighter planes in the forward areas,and make damaged airfields re-useable.
Alderham School-Hertfordshire. White metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse. A shield surmounted by a Knight's Helm,above a scroll bearing the motto,"In God Is All Our Trust".
Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own [Yorkshire Regiment.] WW II plastic economy issue cap badge with two blades to the reverse. The Dannebrog and coronet above double scrolls bearing the full titles and the Yorkshire Rose.
Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own [Yorkshire Regiment] Officers silver [not marked] cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The Dannebrog and coronet above double scrolls bearing the full titles and the Yorkshire Rose.
Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own [Yorkshire Regiment] Officers sil / gilt waist belt clasp with retailers details for Hobson London to the reverse. The Dannebrog on a seeded ground and the title "The Yorkshire Regiment" within rococo scrolled belt ends. [Slight polish to centre]
Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own [Yorkshire Regiment] Scarce brass other ranks pagri badge with original heavy brooch pin fitting to the reverse. The Dannebrog to the centre of an oval Garter Strap.
Algonquin Regiment-Canada. WW II yellow embroidered on blue "paste-back" shoulder title,The Algonquin Regt.
Alleyn's School-London. Brass cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The Arms of the School above the scroll, "God's Gift"
Alleyn's School-London. Scarce first pattern black-brass cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The Arms of the School above the scroll, "God's Gift".
Allied Control Commision Austria. Embroidered example of the yellow "Crusader's Cross " on a white shield and blue background,with scroll above bearing the letters "A C A ".
Allied Forces Headquarters. WW II embroidered example of the American made "AF" in white on a blue and red circle. Accompanied by a letter from a senior British officer to the nurse who asked him for it for her collection. [Collection was kept in a scrap book during the war.]
Allied Land Forces South- East Asia. Pair of WW II printed formation signs with press-stud fittings to the reverse. The Crusader's Cross and sword flanked by the wings of Victory on a pale blue backing with a dark blue bar to the lower edge.
American Ambulance -Great Britain. Rare bronze cap badge with two blades to the reverse. The Union and Stars and Stripes flags to the centre of a circlet bearing the title. [ The AAGB was funded by the American community in London and provided ambulances and large cars as mobile surgical units,mostly staffed by MTC drivers ] [See J.Mills excellent book "Within the Island Fortress" Number 4,for more information ]
Ammunition Examiner. White on khaki sleeve trade badge worn by the Royal Army Ordnance Corps who were responsible for the safe disposal and storage of all types of ammunition. The letters "A E " within a half wreath of laurel. [Paper spots stuck to the reverse.]
Ammunition Technician. Embroidered yellow letter "A" on a black,yellow and red burst of flames on a shaped khaki backing, large size sleeve trade badge. Worn by R.O.A.C. operatives responsible for the storage,supply,and inspection of all types of ammunition.
Ammunition Technician. Embroidered sleeve trade badge in Women's Royal Army Corps colours. The letter "A " and stylized flames in green on a beech-brown backing. Usually worn by members of the Royal Army Ordnance Corps responsible for the safe storage and disposal of ammunition.
Ampleforth College-York. Bronze cap badge with two loops, scarlet cloth and original back-plate to the reverse. A grid-iron to the centre of a wreath of palm with the title scroll below and the letters "CCF" at the base of the wreath.
Anti-Aircraft Division. Scarce printed "scales" red on blue sign that has been "over-embroidered" [Usually done by A.T.S. pesonnel stationed on A/A batteries] worn by the 7th. A/A Division. The 7th. were based in Gosforth,Newcastle,and were responsible for the defences of the Tyne and the Tees.[One of the 7th.'s mixed batteries was the first to score a "category-one" success] [This example now sold,but i have the virtually identical other sleeve]
Anti-Aircraft Section. Scarce brass shoulder title,A.A.S, with makers details for Tiptaft Birmingham to the reverse. Worn by elements of the Anti-Aircraft Section Royal Garrison Artillery during the First World War.
Arab Dagger-Sweetheart. Most unusual white metal sweetheart with brooch pin fitting to the reverse. A wire decorated dagger with "Made in Palestine" stamped to the blade that is removable from the finely decorated scabbard and connected by a safety chain.
Ardingly O.T.C.-Sussex. Brass shoulder title,Ardingly / OTC / College.
Argyll and Sutherland -Canada. WW II embroidered red on green shoulder title,Argyll & Sutherland / Highlanders / Canada.
Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. Silver sweetheart / old comrades brooch with brooch pin fitting makers details and "Sterling" stamp to the reverse. Design as cap badge. [Approx 3.5 x 2.5 cms.]
Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. WW II embroidered example of the red and white diced rectangle with green bars on a khaki backing. Worn as a formation sign by the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders and also by some Royal Artillery units converted from the A & S Highlanders.
Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. Scarce WW I white on khaki embroidered shoulder strap slip-on, A & S.H., with canvas loop to the reverse. [Very small hole above the letter "H" and a couple of moth nips to the edges.]
Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders.[Princess Louise's] White metal early Victorian / Edwardian pattern non-voided cap badge with two black loops to the reverse. Princess Louise's cypher, a boar's head and a mountain cat to the centre of a circlet bearing the title and a coronet, within a wreath of thistle.
Argyll Light Infantry-Canada. Scarce brass cap badge with two loops and makers details for Scully Montreal to the reverse. A boar's head to the centre of a strap bearing the title "The Argyll Light Infantry" and the motto,"Nulli Secundus" within a wreath of maple. [Possibly officers gilt originally ? ]
Armoured Fighting Vehicles. Embroidered white on khaki sleeve badge. The AFV monogram above a half wreath on a khaki backing. [Small hole above letter "V" and paper to reverse,removed from album.]
Armoured Fighting Vehicles. White on khaki sleeve badge worn by drivers of Armoured Vehicles. The letters "AFV" within a half wreath.
Armoured Train-South Africa. Scarce brass elliptical shoulder title,Armoured Train in English and Afrikaans.
Army Air Corps. Embroidered example of the "Air Gunner" qualification badge affixed to an Inspectorate of Clothing Department pattern Card dated 1971,with wax seal and makers details to the reverse. The yellow letter "G" surmounted by the crown with a pale blue wing.
Army Air Corps. WW II plastic economy issue cap badge with two blades and makers details for Stanley Walsall to the reverse. An eagle with the scroll,"AAC" in its talons,to the centre of a wreath of laurel.
Army Air Corps. Silver wire embroidered queen's crown officers beret badge. A swooping eagle to the centre of a wreath in silver wire with a red velvet crown above,all on a dark blue backing.
Army Air Corps. Pair of officers bronze king's crown collar badges with makers details for Firmin London to the reverse. An eagle perched upon a scroll bearing the letters "AAC" to the centre of a crowned wreath of laurel.
Army Air Corps. Embroidered WW II example of the dark blue on light blue shoulder title, "Army Air Corps."
Army Apprentces School. Pair of brass queen's crown collar badges with single lug fitting to the reverse. The Torch of Learning,crossed swords and a crowned cog-wheel above the title scroll. [Collars are identical,photo shows one darker]
Army Apprentices School. Brass king's crown cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The Torch of Learning upon a cross,to the centre of a crowned cog-wheel and crossed swords above the tri-part title scroll. [Very well converted from loops to slider a long time ago]
Army Canteens Service. Scarce large size [Approx 4 cms dia ] brass WW I lapel badge with buttonhole fitting and individual issue number to the reverse. The title "Army Canteens" to the centre of a circlet bearing "Army Service 1916" within a wreath of laurel. Worn by male canteen staff feeding the troops before the advent of the NAAFI.
Army Cyclist Corps. Brass king's crown cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. A crowned bicycle wheel backed by crossed rifles above a tri-part scroll bearing the title.
Army Cyclist Corps. Brass king's crown sweetheart or old comrades lapel badge with brooch pin fitting to the reverse. Design as for the cap badge.
Army Dental Corps. WW II printed red on green shoulder title,A.D.Corps.
Army Dental Corps. Brass king's crown cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The ADC monogram to the centre of a crowned wreath of laurel.
Army Dental Hygienest. Grey gunmetal badge with original brooch pin to the reverse. The Royal Crest and the titles to the centre of a wreath of laurel. [Worn "Brooch-style" on working dress,and disparagingly known as the "Dustbin-Lid".]
Army Dental Hygienist. Plated grey metal brooch / badge with pin fitting to the reverse worn on the white jacket or work overall. The Army Crest and the titles to the centre of a wreath of laurel.
Army Depot Police. Silvered ? white metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The ADP monogram to the centre of a wreath surmounted by native daggers above double scroll bearing the title and the acronym " FARELF".
Army Educational Corps. Brass cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. An opened book backed by crossed rifles and cavalry lances above the title scroll.
Army Film and Photographic Unit. Rare WW II embroidered example of the white camera flanked by the red letters "AFPU" on a dark blue background,with pale k.d. shoulder strap fitting to the reverse. Under the control of the War Office Director of Public Relations the brave personnel of this organisation served in all theatres of war as close to the "action" as they could be. [Slight moth to lower right corner.]
Army Fire Service. Embroidered WW II example of the red,yellow and blue circular badge worn by the Army Fire Service. This title around a blue circle with a yellow star to the centre. [Originally under the control of the Pioneer Corps,responsibility changed to the Royal Army Service Corps in 1946.]
Army Fire Service. WW II printed example of the yellow and blue on a red background large pattern circular sign worn by members of the Army Fire Service. The Army Fire Service title around a yellow star within a blue circle. Originally under the control of the Pioneer Corps,responsibility changed in 1946 to the Royal Army Service Corps. [Paper stuck to reverse,removed from old album]
Army Flying Badge. Embroidered example of the post 1952 Army flying wing,that has been fitted with a plastic back-plate,and clutch-pin type fixings.
Army Flying Badge. Queen's crown bullion wire small size mess-dress Army Pilot's qualification wings. The Royal Crest flanked by a pair of wings on a black background.
Army Flying Wing. Excellent WW II deeply padded king's crown embroidered example of the Army Pilot's qualification Wing. The golden yellow Royal Crest with red inset crown flanked by a pair of pale blue wings on black backing. [Approx 13 cms wide]
Army Flying Wing. Bullion wire and embroidered deeply padded example of the queen's crown Army Pilot's qualification wings with small shaped metal plate holding the brooch pin to the reverse. The Royal Crest in gold bullion wire flanked by a pair of light blue wings on a dark blue backing. [Approx 10 cms wide]
Army Medical Department. Superb quality early Victorian officers gilt and enamel cross-belt / pouch badge with two screw posts and original shaped backing plate to the reverse. The cypher of Queen Victoria on a ground of red enamel to the centre of a crowned,voided Garter Strap backed with blue enamel,bearing the title, " Army Medical Department". The Army Medical Department was the fore-runner of the Medical Staff Corps and the Army Hospital Corps,which eventually in 1898 became the Royal Army Medical Corps.
Army Ordnance Corps. Brass other ranks cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. A shield bearing the Arms of Ordnance above the title scroll.
Army Ordnance Corps. WW I embroidered white on khaki shoulder strap slip on,A.O.C. with canvas loop to the reverse. Complete with a pair of brass shoulder titles,AOC, belonging to the same man.
Army Ordnance Corps. Brass large size foreign service helmet badge with two loops to the reverse. A shield bearing the Arms of the Board of Ordnance above the title scroll. [Approx 4 x 5 cms.]
Army Ordnance Corps. Pair of gilt officers first pattern collar badges. A shield bearing the Arms of the Board of Ordnance.
Army Ordnance Corps. Scarce officers gilt foreign service helmet pagri badge with two loops to the reverse. The Arms of the Board of Ordnance upon a shield,with the scroll,Army Ordnance Corps below. [Badge approx. 4x5cms] [Gilt finish mostly worn to brass]
Army Ordnance Corps. Unusual pattern gilt and enamel old comrades / sweetheart brooch with pin fitting to the reverse. The Arms of the Board of Ordnance and title scroll in various colours on a navy blue shield.
Army Pay Corps. Large brass monogram badge,APC, worn in the field service cap in the Boer War. [Originally intended as a shoulder title]
Army Pay Corps. Other ranks brass Victorian cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The "APC" cypher surmounted by a Victorian crown.
Army Phsical Training Corps. Pair of king's crown white metal collar badges,with three loops to the reverse of each. The crown above a pair of crossed cavalry swords.
Army Phsical Training Corps. Small size pair of officers king's crown bronze collar badges. Crossed swords surmounted by the crown.
Army Phsical Training Corps. Officers bronze service dress cap badge with three blades to the reverse. A pair of crossed swords surmounted by the crown. [Badge appears to be bronzed white metal ?] [See Item 19793 for this officers collar badges]
Army Phyical Training Corps. Rare WW II plastic economy issue cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. Crossed swords surmounted by the king's crown.
Army Physical Training Staff. Brass king's crown early large pattern cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. Crossed swords surmounted by the crown.
Army Recruiter. Rare Army Recruiter's sleeve badge affixed to an Inspectorate of Clothing pattern card. Crossed Union Flags in gold wire and velvet embroidery surmounted by the Queen's crown on a dark blue backing. The pattern card is dated 1961,and has the "Ministry of Supply" titles altered to "The War Office ". The reverse has the original wax seal and a manufacturers notification.
Army Recruiting Staff. Scarce brass cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The cypher of GviR.
Army Remount Service. Brass cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. A horse to the centre of a horse-shoe backed by crossed riding whips above a scroll, "Remounts".
Army Remount Service. Scarce pair of king's crown officers bronze collar badges. A prancing horse to the centre of a crowned oval bearing the title.
Army Scout Badge. Brass qualification sleeve badge worn by a "First Class Scout". A fleur-de-lys with a bar below. [This is the large size example,approx 8.5 cms high.]
Army Scout Badge. Brass sleeve qualification badge with two loops to the reverse,worn by a " First Class Scout". A fleur-de-lys with a bar below. [Small size approx. 5 cms high]
Army Scout Badge. Brass sleeve badge worn by qualified Army scouts. A fleur-de-lys. [Small size approx. 4 cms high.
Army Scripture Readers. Scarce bi / metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The letters ASR upon a bar to the centre of a wreath of laurel.
Army Scripture Readers. Small bi / metal lapel badge with brooch pin to the reverse.
Army Selection & Training Unit. Embroidered WW II example of the white letters [Blancoed] on a green background,ASTU. [Also found with numbers above]
Army Service Corps-Volunteers. White metal Victorian other ranks cap badge with two loops to the reverse,worn by Army Service Corps Volunteers. The ASC monogram to the centre of a Garter Strap and wreath,upon a multi-rayed crowned star.
Army Service Corps-Volunteers. White metal king's crown cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse worn by Volunteer Companies of the Army Service Corps. The ASC cypher to the centre of a crowned Garter Strap and laurel wreath on a multi-rayed star.
Army Service Corps. Brass Victorian other ranks cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The "ASC" monogram to the centre of a Garter Strap and wreath on a crowned,multi-rayed star.
Army Service Corps. Scarce brass shoulder title,T / ASC / W.Riding. Worn by the West Riding Divisional Transport and Supply Columns.
Army Service Corps. Scarce brass Victorian other ranks 1869-1878 shako plate with two loops to the reverse. The ASC cypher in script form to the centre of a Garter Strap within a crowned wreath of laurel. [The plate has a surface hair-line fracture at 12 o'clock that does not go through the metal ]
Army Service Corps. Brass Victorian cap badge with two black loops to the reverse. The ASC monogram to the centre of a Garter Strap and a laurel wreath,upon a crowned,multi-rayed star.
Army Service Corps. WW I tortoiseshell and silver sweetheart brooch with pin fitting to the reverse. Design as for cap badge within a silver rim bearing London hallmarks for 1915,makers details for "CBrs." and another indistinct stamping.
Army Service Corps. Scarce WW I brass shoulder title, T / ASC / South Midland. Worn by the South Midland Mounted Brigade Transport and Supply Column. [Top loop absent]
Army Technical School. Extremely rare printed yellow on black shoulder title,Army Technical School. [Formed at Chepstow in the 1920's the A.T.School became the Army Apprentices School in the late 1940's] [Glued paper spots to reverse]
Army Technical School. Brass shoulder title,A.T.S. worn at the Army Technical School [Boys] before it became the Army Apprentices School.
Army Veterinary Corps. Scarce near mint king's crown officers sil / gilt cap badge with heavy brooch pin fitting to the reverse. [Officially converted from loops] The AVC cypher to the centre of a crowned wreath of laurel. [This badge belonged to the same officer as the "AVD" collar badges] [Item 18001]
Army Veterinary Department. Extremely rare pair of officers king's crown sil / gilt collar badges. The AVD cypher to the centre of a crowned wreath of laurel. [The Army Veterinary Department became the Army Veterinary Corps in 1903 ] [Item 18002 for this officers slightly later pattern cap badge ]
Artificer's Badge. Embroidered WW II era "paste-back" black on red sleeve badge. Crossed hammer and pincers.
Artificer,Armourer,Etc. Trade badge. Embroidered khaki example of the crossed hammer and pincers trade badge still affixed to a 1956 dated Inspectorate of Clothing Pattern Card,with original wax seal to the reverse.
Artists Rifles. Brass cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The heads of Mars and Minerva above a scroll,"Artists Rifles."
Artiststs Rifles. Fine quality sterling silver and enamel sweetheart brooch with brooch pin fitting, makers and sterling stamps to the reverse. The heads of Mars and Minerva above the title scroll.
Association of Friends of the French Volunteers. Enamel lapel badge with brooch pin fitting to the reverse. The cross of Lorraine and the letters "A.V.F." on a tricolour backing. Founded at the French Headquarters in London to provide rest and leave centres for the Free French troops. [A.V.F. -Amis des Voluntaires Francais] [See J.Mills excellent book on Lapel Badges for more information.]
Australia King's crown brass and enamel lapel badge with double loop fitting,makers details and issue number to the reverse for the Australian Legion of Ex Servicemen and Women. These title on a scroll and boomerang shape,with the arms of the three services in between,and surmounted by the crown that bears a small "1945" plaque.
Australia Scarce king's crown brass and enamel Ex-Prisoners of War lapel badge with brooch-pin fitting and makers details for Parkes Brisbane to the reverse. A crowned section of barbed wire with the letters "NSW" above the title scroll,"Ex-Prisoners of War Assn."
Australia- Administerative & Instructional Corps Staff. Scarce king's crown sil / gilt and enamel collar badge with original back-plate and makers details for Stokes Melbourne to the reverse. The crown backed with red enamel to the centre of a stylized rising sun above a tri-part title scroll, Australian Commonwealth Military Forces.[Worn from 1903-1912.]
Australia. Two very early king's crown collar badges,one in brass and one oxodised,worn by the Australian Commonwealth Horse. The crown and "Australia" title above a torse,backed by a sharp pointed stylized "Rising Sun".
Australian Army Chaplains Department. Scarce pair of black-brass collar badges,the cross surmounted by an Imperial crown,with makers details to the reverse for K.G.Luke of Melbourne. The makers marks are of different format,but a definate pair that came together.
Australian Cavalry. Silvered ? white metal Hunter River Lancers cap badge with two loops to the reverse. An elephant's head backed by crossed cavalry lances,with a coronet above and the tri-part title scroll below.
Australian Field Artillery [Militia]. Brass headdress badge with two loops to the reverse. An old style field-gun and the stars of the Southern Cross to the centre of a fused grenade,within a wreath,above the title scroll, "Australia".
Australian Forces-Sleeve Badge. Black-brass "Best Shot" two piece sleeve badge complete with original brass shaped back-plate. Crossed rifles surmounted by a star.
Australian Infantry-North Western Victorian Regiment. Brass queen's crown cap badge with two loops and makers details for Swan & Hudson Frankstone Victoria to the reverse. An eagle's head and the crown upon a leaf,with the regimental title on a boomerang scroll below.
Australian Infantry. Scarce brass and enamel cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the 39th. Infantry Battalion [Hawthorn-Kew Regiment.] The number "39" to the centre of a crowned strap bearing the title within a wreath of laurel above the motto scroll, "Factis Non Verbis." [Enamel with some crazing and staining.]
Australian Infantry. Brass and enamel cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the 29th.Infantry Battalion [East Melbourne Regiment] A yellow enamel shield bearing the number "29" flanked by an Emu and a kangaroo,on a stylized rising sun. To the lower part double black enamelled scrolls carry the motto,"Nulli Secundus" and the title,"Australia".
Australian Infantry. Pair of king's crown brass collar badges for the 49th. Australian Infantry. A torch inside a wreath,with the numbers "49" above a scroll,Semper Fidelis.
Australian Infantry. Pair of brass king's crown collar badges worn by the 43rd.Hindmarsh Regiment. This title to the centre of a crowned wreath of leaves and berries,above the scoll,Nil Desperandum. [See item 15498]
Australian Military Forces. Bronze king's crown cap badge with two loops and makers details for Stokes Melbourne to the reverse. The crown to the centre of a stylized sun-rise above a tri-part scroll,"Australian Commonwealth Military Forces".
Australian University-Queensland. Gilt-brass queen's crown cap badge with two loops and makers details for Stokes Melbourne to the reverse. The Arms of the University on a crowned shield,with the motto scroll and the title scroll,Queensland University Reiment,below.
Auxiliary Air Force. King's crown white metal lapel badge with buttonhole fitting and individual issue number to the reverse. The letters "AAF" and the R.A.F. eagle surmounted by the crown.
Auxiliary Fire Service-Stockport. WW II embroidered red on black tunic / overall designation badge. The AFS monogram above the title "Stockport" within a red border. [Small moth hole at "2 o'clock" ]
Auxiliary Fire Service. WW II chrome and enamel cap badge with two loops and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse. The AFS monogram to the centre of a circlet upon a multi-faceted star. [Slight enamel chip to the letter "A"]
Auxiliary Military Pioneer Corps. Pair of king's crown officers bronze collar badges. A rifle,shovel, pick-axe, and laurel wreath,with the crown above and the motto scroll below.
Auxiliary Territorial Service. Brass and enamel sweetheart brooch with pin fitting to the reverse. Styled as the A.T.S. cap badge suspended from a bar.
Auxiliary Territorial Service. Pair of king's crown officers bronze service dress collar badges. The crowned "ATS" monogram within a wreath of laurel.
Auxiliary Territorial Service. Embroidered WW II yellow over blue diamond worn by A.T.S. personnel attached to the Royal Army Pay Corps.
Auxiliary Territorial Service. WW II economy plastic issue king's crown cap badge with unique plastic slider fitting to the reverse,that bears makers details for R & L Birmingham. The ATS cypher to the centre of a crowned wreath of laurel.
Auxiliary Territorial Service. Brass king's crown other ranks cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse affixed to the original "tear-drop" shaped backing in ATS colours. The crowned "ATS" monogram within a wreath of laurel.
Auxiliary Territorial Service. King's crown un-marked silver official issue members lapel badge with brooch pin fitting and individual issue number to the reverse. The ATS monogram to the centre of a crowned wreath of laurel.
Auxiliary Territorial Sevice. Embroidered WW II black on red shoulder title,Provost,worn by Provost Companies of the A.T.S.
Auxiliary Territorial Sevice. Unusual pattern brass "ATS" sweetheart brooch with pin fitting,registration number and makers details for "SS Ltd" to the reverse. The "ATS" cap badge suspended from a field service cap.
Auxilliary Territorial Service. WW II embroidered example of the white over blue diamond with the number "5" in the upper part. Worn by A.T.S. personnel attached to "5 Signal Squadron"
Auxilliary Territorial Service. Officers WW II king's crown gilt cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The ATS cypher to the centre of a crowned wreath of laurel.
Auxilliary Territorial Service. King's crown embroidered WW II "Sports Vest" insignia. Design as for cap badge in red on a white backing. [Glue to reverse ]
Aviation Constabulary. Scarce white king\'s crown metal cap badge for the Ministry of Civil Aviation Constabulary. The crowned letters MCA with large outspread wings on either side,and two loops to the reverse.[Slight wear in places to the front]
Ayrshire Yeomanry.[Earl of Carrick's Own] Scarce brass cap badge with two loops to the reverse of the pattern worn from 1915-1923. The Crest of the Earl of Carrick above the scroll, "Earl of-Ayrshire Yeomanry-Carrick's".
Ayrshire Yeomanry.[Earl of Carrick's Own] Brass cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The lion-headed griffin upon a torse above a scroll bearing the full regimental title.
B-C. Wheel Badge. Embroidered white on khaki sleeve trade badge. A wheel with wings below the letters "B.C. One of the many semi-official trade badges used. [Possibly Bren-Carrier Driver ?]
B.O.A.R. Training Centre. Woven example of the red and blue shield of 21st. Army Group,with a yellow torch of Learning to the centre,worn at Sennelager,British Army of the Rhine.
Baluchistan District. Scarce WW II printed example of the head of a Sind Ibex in white on a red background,with inked stamp to the reverse.
Bandsman's Badge. King's crown large embroidered sleeve badge of buff and brown on a shaped khaki backing. A harp and crossed trumpets surmounted by the crown. [Slight moth damage to lower right side.]
Barnard Castle School. Brass cap badge with two loops to the reverse. Two shields side-by-side.
Basutoland High Commission Territory. Brass king's crown cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The "HCT" monogram to the centre of a crowned wreath of laurel,above the scroll,"Basutoland".
Batus Training Centre - Royal Military Police. Scarce embroidered example of the arm badge worn by Royal Military Police units at the Suffield Training Base in Canada. The head of a Native American Indian Medicine Man and the titles in black on a red background. [See also item 19111]
Batus Training Centre. Scarce silk woven example of the Native American Indian Medicine Man on a red background. Worn by some British Units at the Canadian Forces Suffield Base. [See also item 19751]
Beach Ordnance. Rare WW II embroidered red on blue shoulder title,Beach Ordnance. Worn by personnel responsible for clearing the Normandy landing beaches of mines,booby-traps,un-exploded shells,or any other dangerous material that would hamper the landings.
Bechuanaland Rifles. Scarce king's crown bronze slouch hat badge with two loops to the reverse. Crossed rifles and the king's crown to the centre of a circlet bearing the title and motto,within five star points. [Worn from 1902-1913. See Owen's book item 307]
Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment. Pair of officers bronze small size service dress collar badges with makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse.The stag to the centre of a Garter Strap,within a maltese cross and star,above the title scroll.
Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment. Printed WW II white on red shoulder title,Bedfs.and Herts.
Bedfordshire Regiment. Scarce white metal shoulder title,T / 5 / Bedford. Worn by the 5th. [Bedford ] Territorial Battalion.
Bedfordshire Regiment. WW I all brass economy issue cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. A Hart standing in water to the centre of a Garter Strap on a maltese cross and star the also carries the title scroll.
Bedfordshire Regiment. Superb quality officers Victorian sil.,/ gilt and enamel glengarry badge with three loops to the reverse. A stag on a ground of blue enamel to the centre of a maltese cross and Star of the Order of the Garter,within a Garter Strap surmounted by the crown.
Bedfordshire Yeomanry. Brass shoulder title,Y / Bedford,complete with original shaped brass back-plate.
Bedfordshire Yeomanry. Officers sil / gilt cap badge with two loops to the reverse. Bedford Castle to the centre of an eagle,taken from the Arms of the Beauchamp family.
Belgian Forces -England. WW II printed example of the green shamrock and the letter "S" on a fused grenade on a black shield shaped background,still affixed to a section of battledress material. Worn by the 4th. [Steentraete ] Belgian Infantry Brigade.
Belgian Forces -England. WW II printed example of the golden Belgian Lion, a red letter "Y" and a shamrock on a black shield, worn by the 2nd.Belgian Brigade.
Belgian Forces. WW II embroidered example of the red on black nationality title,Belgium.
Belgian Forces. WW II embroidered example of the red on khaki shoulder title, " Belgique. "
Berkshire and Westminster Dragoons. Pair of brass shoulder titles,B&WDGNS, complete with original shaped back-plates.
Berkshire Home Guard. WW II printed black on khaki shoulder designation,Home Guard / BRX / 1. Worn by the 1st. Berkshire [Abingdon ] Battalion commanded by Lt.Col. S.T Austin O.B.E.
Berkshire Imperial Yeomanry. White metal cap badge with three loops to the reverse. The skeletal "White Horse of Uffington" upon a scroll,Berkshire,with the letters "IY" below.
Berkshire Yeomanry. Officers near mint gilt cap badge with two blades to the reverse. The skeletal "White Horse of Uffington " above the title scroll, "Berkshire".
Berkshire Yeomanry. Excellent quality white faced enamel gilt sweetheart brooch with pin fitting to the reverse. A gilt "Uffington" style horse upon a blue enamel scroll,Berkshire,and a gilt letter"Y". Above the horse a red enamel king's crown.
Berkshire Yeomanry. Scarce brass small size beret badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The skeletal "White Horse of Uffington" above a scroll,"Berkshire".
Bermuda Garrison. Rare printed example.[small patch of old glue to reverse]
Best Shot Proficiency Badge. Excellent quality king's crown gold bullion wire on a scarlet backing NCO's "Best Shot in Battalion or Regiment" sleeve prize badge,with evidence of "Hooks and Eyes " removed from the reverse. Crossed rifles to the centre of a wreath of bay leaves,surmounted by the king's crown that has deep red inserts to the cushion.
Birmingham Fund Raising Badge. Celluliod covered tin badge with pin fitting to the reverse,sold to collect funds during WW II. Red and white badge with a spitfire and the legend, "Birmingham's War Weapons Week,Oct.14 to 19 1940". [Slight rust patches to the reverse.]
Birmingham University-O.T.C. Brass cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The Arms of the University above a tri-part scroll bearing the title.
Black Watch [Royal Highlanders] King's crown N.C.O.'s bi / metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse. St. Andrew to the centre of the Star and motto of the Order of the Thistle with double scrolls bearing the full titles,"The Royal Highlanders" and "Black Watch".
Black Watch [Royal Highlanders] Scarce king's crown white metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the 4th,5th,6th,and 7th. Territorial Battalions Black Watch. St.Andrew to the centre of the Star and motto of the Order of the Thistle,with upper and lower scrolls bearing the Regimental Titles.
Black Watch [Royal Highlanders] Brass shoulder title,T / 5 / R.H. Worn by the 5th.[Angus and Dunbar ] Territorial Battalion. [Slight staining to front]
Black Watch of Canada. Embroidered WW II era red on blue variation shoulder title, The Black Watch / R.H.R. / Of Canada.
Black Watch [Royal Highlanders] Scarce WW II plastic economy issue cap badge with two blades to the reverse. St. Andrew to the centre of the Star and Motto of the Order of the Thistle,with the king's crown above and the sphinx honour below. [Badge is "as issued " no warping or twisting.]
Black Watch [Royal Highlanders] White metal other ranks Victorian headdress badge with two loops to the reverse. St. Andrew to the centre of the motto of the Order of the Thistle,with double scrolls above and below bearing the full titles,a victorian crown and the sphinx. All upon the star of the Order of the Thistle.
Black Watch [Royal Highlanders] Scarce brass shoulder title T / 6/7 / Black Watch. Worn only for a short period in the 1920's when the two Battalions amalgamated.
Black Watch-Canada. WW II embroidered red on blue shoulder title,The Black Watch / R.H.R. / Of Canada.
Black Watch.[Royal Highlanders] Officers queen's crown sil / gilt cap badge with two loops to the reverse. St.Andrew to the centre of an oval bearing the motto,Nemo Me Impume Lacessit,with the crown above and the sphinx below,mounted upon the Star of the Order of the Thistle.
Bloxham School -OTC. Brass cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The Arms and motto of the school.
Boer War. Brass and enamel lapel badge with brooch pin fitting and makers details for Fenwick Birmingham to the reverse. A tree and a covered wagon to the centre of enamelled titles,"South Africa 1899-19022 " and " War Veterans Association" with an additional lower tablet "Life Member".
Boer War. Brass and enamel lapel badge with buttonhole fitting and makers details for Fenwick Birmingham to the reverse. A tree and a covered wagon to the centre of a circlet bearing the titles,in red,blue and yellow enamels," South African" "1899-1902" and "War Veterans Association"
Bombay Light Horse. Scarce white metal king's crown cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The Arms of Bombay to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the motto, "Urbis Prima In Indis" on a multi-rayed star with the title scroll to the lower points.
Bombay Volunteer Rifles.[The Scots Company] Rare white metal cap badge with two loops and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse. A Scottish lion and saltire to the centre of a circlet and scrolls bearing the titles,within a wreath of thistle. [Worn from 1914 and disbanded in 1920]
Border Regiment-Militia Rare king's crown officers bronze service dress cap badge with two blades to the reverse worn by the Militia Battalion. The China Dragon to the centre of a circlet bearing the Garter Motto within a crowned wreath and maltese cross with no honours to the arms above the title scroll, "The Border Regt.",mounted upon a very finely faceted,multi-rayed star.
Border Regiment-Territorials. Single white metal collar badge worn by the 4th.[ Cumberland and Westmoreland ] Battalion. A maltese cross with a circlet bearing the South Africa honour and "4th." above the scroll, "Border Cumberland & Westmoreland Regiment"
Border Regiment-Volunteers. Scarce officers king's crown small pattern silver [not marked ] and enamel cap badge with two loops and makers details for Firmin London to the reverse. The China Dragon on red enamel to the centre of a circlet bearing the South Africa battle honour within a crowned maltese cross and laurel wreath,all mounted upon a very finely faceted star.
Border Regiment-Volunteers. White metal glengarry badge with two loops to the reverse. A Garter Strap with the dragon to a half voided centre with red backing,within a maltese cross and laurel wreath. Double scrolls below the wreath bearing the titles "The Border Regt " and "1st.Volunteer Battln.". [ Brass "clip" holding red centre loose ]
Border Regiment-Volunteers. Superb officers silver Victorian Home Service helmet plate with three loops to the reverse. The "China Dragon " on a ground of red and white enamel to the centre of a Garter Strap within a wreath and maltese cross with no honours to the arms. Around the centre a larger wreath of laurel that carries the scrolls "The Border Regt." and "2nd.Volunteer Battalion" ,all mounted upon a crowned multi-rayed star back-plate.
Border Regiment. Queen's crown officers silvered and enamel cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The "China" dragon to the centre of a circlet bearing the regiments unique battle honour within a wreath and maltese cross with more honours to the arms. All this on a multi faceted star with the crown above and the title scroll below.
Border Regiment. Scarce white metal Victorian 1st. Volunteer Battalion other ranks helmet plate with three loops to the reverse. The "China" dragon [ half-voided] to the centre of a Garter Strap,on a wreath and maltese cross with no honours to the arms.Below the cross a scroll,"The Border Regt."with an extra small scroll below this "1st. Volunteer Battln." All mounted upon a crowned wreath and star backplate.
Border Regiment. Pair of officers silver and enamel collar badges. The China Dragon on a red enamel ground to the centre of a circlet bearing the Regiment's unique battle honour. This sits within a wreath and maltese cross with more honours to the arms,above the title scroll,"The Border Regt." [Feint "S" stamp to reverse]
Border Regiment. White metal king's crown cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse worn by the 5th. Territorial [Cumberland] Battalion. The number "5" to the centre of a circlet bearing the South Africa honour within a crowned maltese cross upon a hob-nailed star. To the lower edge a tri-part scroll carries the title,"Border Cumberland Regiment" . [Slight bend to top of slider]
Border Regiment. Superb quality king's crown officers silver and enamel cap badge with two loops,makers details for Ludlow London and a "Stirling" stamp to the reverse back-plate. The China dragon on red and white enamel to the centre of a circlet bearing the Regiment's unique 1811 honour within a wreath and maltese cross that bears battle honours to each of the arms. With the crown above and the title scroll below this is all mounted upon a hob-nailed star
Border Regiment. King's crown officers bronze service dress cap badge with two blades and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse. The China Dragon to the centre of a circlet bearing the unique "Arroyo Dos Molinos 1811" honour on a maltese cross bearing battle honours to each arm. All set within a crowned wreath of laurel on a hob-nailed star with the crown above and the title scroll below.
Border Regiment. King's crown officers hall-marked silver cap badge with two silver loops and Birmingham marks for 1916 to the reverse. The "China" dragon to the centre of a circlet bearing the Regiment's unique honour,on a maltese cross. Behind the cross a wreath of laurel and a crowned,multi-faceted star,with the title scroll to the lower edge.
Border Regiment. Brass "straight pattern" shoulder title,worn by the 2nd.Battalion.
Border Regiment. Printed WW II white on red shoulder title,Border.
Border Regiment. Scarce white metal king's crown "small pattern " cap badge with red felt centre backing clip and slider fitting to the reverse. The China Dragon to the centre of the unique "Arroyo Dos Molinos 1811 " battle honour on a maltese cross bearing battle honours to each arm. All set within a wreath and hob-nailed star with the crown above and the title scroll below.[Star points at left and right with slight bend.]
Border Regiment. Pair of other ranks early pattern brass collar badges. A dragon within a wreath. Worn only from 1881-1895.
Border Regiment. Scarce king's crown officers bronze service dress cap badge with two blades to the reverse,worn by the 5th. Territorial [Cumberland ] Battalion. The dragon to the centre of a circlet bearing the South Africa battle honour.on a crowned wreath and maltese cross,mounted upon a multi-faceted star,with the title scroll, "The Border Regt. " below.
Border Regiment. White metal other ranks pagri badge with long slider fitting and original red cloth and backing clip to the reverse. The dragon and the Regiment's unique battle honour to the half-voided centre of a wreath and maltese cross bearing battle honours to each of the arms,above a tri-part scroll bearing the title.
Border Regiment. Excellent quality king's crown officers hallmarked silver and enamel cap badge with two silver loops,makers details for "J&Co." and Birmingham hallmarks for 1919. The China dragon to the centre of a circlet bearing the Regiment's unique battle honour,within a wreath and maltese cross that carries battle honours to the arms,on a multi-faceted star with the crown above and the title scroll below.
Border Regiment. White metal shoulder title,T / 4 / Border. Worn by the 4th. [Cumberland and Westmoreland ] Territorial Battalion.
Bradford Home Guard. White metal and blue enamel proficiency sleeve badge,with two loops to the reverse and makers details for Fattorini Bradford. The lettering "Proficiency Badge" to the centre with Home Guard Bradford in the circlet around. [These units of the West Riding of Yorkshire Home Guard,appear to be the only ones to issue a metal proficiency badge]
Breadalbane Rifle Volunteers.[Perthshire] Rare 1850's officers unmarked silver cap badge with two silver loops to the reverse. The "BV" monogram to the centre of a strap bearing the Gaelic motto,within a wreath of thistle and surmounted by a guelphic crown,
Bren-Gunner Badge. Embroidered black on dark green sleeve qualification badge. The letters " B.G." on a rectangle with "cut corners". [Paper to reverse,removed from old album]
Bridlington -O.T.C. Brass shoulder title complete with the original shaped back-plate,Bridlington / OTC / School.
Brigade of Guards-Scots Guards. Anodised aluminium Sergeants and Musicians cap star with two loops to the reverse complete with the original split-pin affixed to an Inspectorate of Clothing pattern card,dated 1964. The reverse has the original wax seals and various makers details and dates. The Star of the Order of the Thistle.
Brigadier. Mint gilt king's crown Brigadier's cap badge with two blades to the reverse. The Royal Crest.
Bristol Grammar School-O.T.C. Brass cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. A cockerel's head upon a torse above a tablet bearing "B.G.S.O.T.C."
British Columbia Dragoons. Excellent quality king's crown officers sil / gilt cap badge with two loops to the reverse. A maple leaf with the "Canada " tablet to the centre of a crowned ellipse bearing the title,within a half-wreath of maple. A scroll bearing the motto "Quansem Ilep" appearing to be passing through the ellipse. [Finish much brighter than picture shows.]
British Columbia Regiment. Rare white metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse,still affixed to a J.R.Gaunt & Son pre-production pattern card,with its lead seal. The card is dated 1971 and "Conditionally Approved" as a notation to the reverse states that the "cotter-pins must protrude 1/4 of an inch"
British Columbia-Dragoons. Scarce WW II printed yellow on two-tone brown shoulder title,British Columbia / Dragoons / Canada.
British Commonwealth Forces. Woven example of the king\'s crown above a scroll,British Commonweath Forces. Worn by British, Indian,Australian and New Zealand forces.[Including the R.A.F.] who made up the \"Brindiv\" occupation Force in Japan
British Commonwealth Occupation Force [Japan] Pair of embroidered signs worn by British,Indian,Australian,New Zealand,and R.A.F. personnel,as part of B.C.O.F. [Japan]. The Imperial crown above the title scroll on a blue square,worn above the Union Flag. The British and Indian units designated "Brindiv" included,Dorsets,R.Welch Fusiliers,and the Cameron Highlanders,and Indian troops from,Gurkhas,Punjabs,and Maharattas.
British European Airways. Gold wire embroidered example of the wing worn by B.E.A. pilots.
British Guiana Police. Scarce white metal king's crown cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse bearing makers details for Gaunt London. An old style sailing ship to the centre of a strap bearing the title within a crowned wreath of laurel.
British Military Mission Greece. WW II embroidered example of the blue and white stylized Greek flag and crown on a khaki background,affixed to a leather buttonhole thong. This allowed it to be hung from the battledress pocket to show the locals these were friendly forces. Also tied on to the thong are the original owners WW II "dog-tags".
British Military Mission-Greece. Embroidered WW II example of the stylized Greek National Flag and Crown in blue and white and red and bullion wire respectively,on a battledress made khaki thong to be hung from the pocket button. These were worn by troops to enable locals to identify them as friendly forces. [Blue slightly faded from the sun.]
British Mission-Soviet Zone-Germany. Scarce embroidered example of the Union Flag above the letters "BRIXMIS" on a black background,worn by troops of the British Military Mission to the Soviet Zone Germany during the Cold War.
British Red Cross & Order of St. John. Scarce embroidered example of the WW II formation sign worn by the B.R.C. & O.St.J. Joint War Organisation based in India. The symbols of the two organisations on a black shield with a red border,above a gold wire embroidered,India,with press-stud fittings to the reverse.
British Red Cross / Order of St. John. Bronze cap badge with two loops to the reverse. A Geneva Cross and the St.John maltese style Cross to the centre of an oval bearing the titles.[Worn in WW I by uniformed members working in hospitals near the front lines.]
British Red Cross / Order of St. John. WW II era embroidered uniform or ward-dress insignia. A black shield with the title, "British" above the Geneva Cross and the maltese cross of St.John.
British Troops Bahrain. Printed example of the white Arabic letters on a red square.[Slightly faded by the sun!]
British Troops Persia and Iraq. Printed example of the red elephants head on a blue background worn by troops of "Pai-Force",affixed to battledress material.
British West Indies. Brass shoulder title,BWI.
Bromsgrove School-C.C.F. Bright gilt "new metal " cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The Arms of Bromsgrove School.
Brussels Sub-Area. Rare WW II embroidered yellow cross on a blue shield. Worn by a few units in the Brussels Area. [Note reverse colours of British Troops Low Countries.]
Brussels Title. Most unusual and scarce blue on red embroidered WW II era shoulder title,Brussels Leave Hostels.
Buckinghamshire Battalion [Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry.] Black brass king's crown cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse bearing makers details for "F.N " Birmingham. The Swan form the Arms of Aylesbury to the centre of a circlet bearing the title within a crowned maltese cross.[Finish mostly now brass]
Buckinghamshire Battalion. Scarce WW II plastic economy issue cap badge with two blades and most unusual thin red plastic backing cut to the shape of the badge to the reverse. The Swan from the Arms of Buckinghamshire to the centre of a circlet bearing the title,on a crowned maltese cross.
Buckinghamshire Home Guard. Most unusual black " Jet" ? sweetheart brooch with tie-pin style pin to the reverse. The Buckinghamshire Battalion cap badge and the letters "1st. Bks" "H G " engraved to the centre of a fan shape. [1st. Bucks. H / Guard were the Aylesbury Battalion.]
Buckinghamshire Home Guard. Scarce WW II printed shoulder designation Bux / 13. Worn by the 13th.Buckinghamshire [Hawker Aircraft Ltd. Langley] Battalion. Commanded by Lt.Col. P.W.S.Bulman CBE MC AFC.
Buckinghamshire Volunteer Defence Corps. Small bronzed cap badge with two wire loops to the reverse. The Swan from the Arms of Buckinghamshire above a tablet bearing the title,"Bucks V.D.C.1914." Worn by the WW I Volunteer Training Corps.
Buffs [East Kent Regiment.] Single officers silver [not marked ] collar badge with silver loops to the reverse. A dragon on ground.
Buffs [East Kent Regiment.] Early pair of embroidered officers "Rifle Battalion " collar badges. The dragon in black with gold high-lights on a black background. [Left example with moth damage to the background.]
Buffs [East Kent Regiment.] Scarce embroidered Foreign Service Helmet pagri badge. The title "Buffs" in white on a scarlet diamond.
Buffs [East Kent Regiment] Pair of black on khaki WW II shoulder strap slip-ons," Buffs" with tapes to the reverse and pale k.d. binding to the edges. [One with slight fraying]
Buffs [East Kent Regiment] Pair of WW II black on khaki shoulder strap slip-ons,Buffs,with loop fittings to the reverse. [Mint un-issued condition]
Burma Police. White metal king's crown cap badge with original brooch pin fitting to the reverse. The crown to the centre of a multi-rayed star above the title scroll.
Caanadian Forces. Bronze king's crown officers "General Service " pattern cap badge with two blades to the reverse. The crown and scroll Canada " on a maple leaf.
Caernarvon and Denbigh Yeomanry. Scarce bi / metal cap badge with three loops to the reverse. The Prince of Wales's plumes above a scroll,"Caernarvon & Denbigh Yeo". [Worn in the 1950's]
Calcutta Scottish. Scarce brass shoulder title,Calcutta Scottish.
Calcutta Scottish. Extremely rare black embroidered on pale tropical k.d. shoulder strap slip on,Calcutta Scottish / A.E.R. [ Army Emergency Reserve ?] Members of this unit took part in "Operation Creek " in march 1943 the destruction of one Italian and three German ships,including the "Ehrenfels" in the port of Marmagoa,made famous in the film "The Sea Wolves".
Calgary Highlanders. Embroidered WW II red,green and blue shoulder title,Calgary / Canada / Highlanders.
Cambridge University Rifle Volunteers. White metal cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The Arms of the University within a shield.
Cambridgeshire and Suffolk Battalion. Scarce WW I brass shoulder title,Cambs / Suffolk. Worn by the Suffolk Reserve Battalion that was absorbed by the Cambridgeshire Reserve Battalion in 1917,and then disbanded in 1919. [Slight colour variation to the front,but from the reverse loop fittings has always been together]
Cambridgeshire Home Guard. WW II printed shoulder designation CAM / 4. Worn by the 4th. [Cambridge West ] Battalion commanded by Lt.Col. R.H.Parker MC.
Cambridgeshire Regiment. White metal shoulder title,Cambridgeshire.
Cambridgeshire Regiment. Pair of officers gilt collar badges. The Arms of Ely to the central turret of Cambridge Castle.
Cambridgeshire Regiment. Bi / metal cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse bearing makers details for Firmin London. The Arms of Ely to the centre of Cambridge Castle above the title scroll, "The Cambridgeshire Regt." [Castle has been silver painted at some time. ]
Cambridgeshire Regiment. Scarce WW II plastic economy issue cap badge with two blades to the reverse. Cambridge Castle with the Arms of Ely to the centre above the title scroll. [Very slightly curved]
Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa-Canada. Two [Not a pair] white metal collar badges,worn by the Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa [M.G] ,one with Scully Montreal makers detail to the reverse. St. Andrew to the centre of a wreath of maple and thistle,above double scrolls bearing the titles,with the number "38" and a tablet ,Advance,below St. Andrew.
Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa. WW II embroidered yellow on black "paste-back " shoulder title,Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa / M G.
Cameron Highlanders. White metal badge with two long loops to the reverse probably for the feather bonnet. St. Andrew within a wreath of thistle,above a scroll,Cameron.
Cameronians [Scottish Rifles ] Volunteers. White metal Victorian other ranks helmet plate with three loops to the reverse worn by the 2nd.Volunteer Battalion. The mullet and bugle horn to the centre of a wreath of thistle surmounted by a Guelphic crown. Upon the wreath are the sphinx and dragon and double scrolls bearing the titles, "2nd.Volr. Battn." and "The Scottish Rifles".
Cameronians [Scottish Rifles] Scarce white metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the 5th. Territorial Battalion Cameronians. A mullet and bugle horn with the number "5" between the strings to the centre of a wreath of thistle.
Cameronians [Scottish Rifles] Black-brass shoulder title,T / 6 / SR. Worn by the 6th. [Lanarkshire] Territorial Battalion Scottish Rifles.
Cameronians [Scottish Rifles] Volunteers. Scarce officers silvered Victorian cross-belt plate with four screw posts and original back-plate to the reverse. The Mullet and bugle horn with the number "2" upon a seeded backing to the centre of a wreath of laurel surmounted by a Guelphic crown. To the lower part of the wreath a scroll bearing the title " 2nd. V.B.Scottish Rifles". [Headquarters at Hamilton]
Cameronians. [Scottish Rifles] Victorian issue black-brass cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The Mullet and bugle horn to the centre of a wreath of thistle.
Canada -Title. Bronzed WW I "Tablet" style shoulder title," Canada" with makers details for Caron Montreal and date stamp for 1916.
Canada Title. WW II printed white on khaki shoulder title,Canada.
Canada Title. Early pattern gold bullion wire on black backing shoulder title,Canada.
Canadian Air Force. Scarce white metal 1920 issue officers cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The CAF monogram mounted upon a maple leaf to the centre of up-swept crowned wings,above a tri-part scroll,Sic Itur Ad Astra.
Canadian Airborne Forces. Embroidered parachutists qualification wing and medal ribbons affixed to section of olive drab material with four "press-studs " to the reverse. An opened parachute canopy and a gold coloured maple leaf flanked by a pair of wings on a dark green backing,above two rows of ribbons with maple leaf,oak leaf and a rosette attached.
Canadian Armoured Corps. WW II printed red on green and brown shoulder title,Canadian / Armoured Corps. [Paper to reverse,removed from old album]
Canadian Armoured. Rare WW II embroidered example of the white on khaki "Cross of Lorraine" dagger sign worn by the 2nd. Tank Brigade before arriving in England.
Canadian Armoured. Embroidered example of the red,green and maroon,WW II shoulder title Canadian / Armoured Corps.[One small moth hole above the first" N"and glue traces to the reverse.]
Canadian Armoured. Embroidered WW II example of the yellow,14 CTR,on a red and black diamond shape.
Canadian Army Pay Corps. King's crown WW I bronzed C.E.F. cap badge with two loops and makers details for Tiptaft Birmingham to the reverse. A beaver and maple laves bearing the "Overseas" scroll,with the letters "C.A.P.C." in an arch surmounted by the crown.
Canadian Army Service Corps. King's crown brass multi-piece construction officers pouch badge with two screw bolt fittings to the reverse. A beaver on a black leather ground to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title,"Canadian Army Service Corps" within a wreath of maple upon a multi-rayed star plate. [Evidence of other fittings to the reverse,but these were often changed. See M. Mc Henry's book on the Army Service Corps.] [Approx 6 x 6 cms.]
Canadian Army Veterinary Corps. Bronzed- brass C.E.F. cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The "CVC" cypher to the centre of a wreath of maple surmounted by a beaver. [See item 19650 for collar badges]
Canadian Army Veterinary Corps. Two bronzed-brass C.E.F. collar badges [not a pair] The "CVC " monogram surmounted by a beaver within a wreath of maple. [See item 19586 for cap badge]
Canadian Artillery-C.E.F. Bronzed-brass WW I king's crown cap badge with two loops to the reverse. An old style field-gun to the centre of a maple leaf with the crown and "Canada" scroll above and the "Overseas" tablet and Royal Artillery motto scroll below.
Canadian Artillery. Embroidered red on black "paste-back" WW II shoulder title,1 laa RCA,worn by Canadian Light Anti-Aircraft Batteries.[Small tear to bottom left]
Canadian Artillery. Printed WW II example of the red "zig-zag" on a blue and red diamond worn by the 1st.and 2nd. Canadian Army Group Royal Artillery.
Canadian Artillery. Embroidered red on blue shoulder title,1 svy RCA, worn by the 1st.Survey Battery Royal Canadian Artillery.
Canadian Artillery. Brass king's crown cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. An old style field-gun with mounted wheel above the Royal Artillery motto,surmounted by the crown upon a scroll, "Canada".
Canadian Auxilliary Territorial Service. Brass king's crown cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The "CATS" acronym to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the "Canada" title and "Sumus Paratae" motto.
Canadian Cadet Corps. Scarce brass king's crown cap badge with two loops to the reverse,worn by the Academie De La Salle Ottawa. This title below a crowned wreath of maple with the number "211"and the title "Corps De Cadets" on a central circlet that also bears the motto.
Canadian Cadets. Scarce king's crown bi / metal cap badge worn by Cadets of Ashbury College,with two loops to the reverse and makers plate for Gaunt Montreal. The school arms to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title,"Ashbury College Ottawa",above a scroll,"Cadet Corps".
Canadian Cavalry- New Brunswick Dragoons. Brass king's crown cap badge with two loops and makers details for Gaunt Montreal and Made in England to the reverse. The "NBD" cypher to the centre of an oval strap bearing the motto,on a crowned multi-faceted star.
Canadian Cavalry. Scarce early king's crown brass cap badge with two loops and makers details for Gaunt Montreal to the reverse,worn by the 31st. British Columbia Horse. A stylized sun-set with "31 / B.C.H." to the voided centre that has the original red felt backing held by a semi-circular back-plate [missing one clip], with the crown above and the motto scroll below.
Canadian Cavalry. Scarce WW I brass shoulder title,Strathcona's,worn by the Lord Strathcona's Horse.
Canadian Cavalry. Brass cap badge with two loops and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse,worn by the First Canadian Hussars. The titles "First" and "Hussars" above the "Canada" and motto scrolls within a wreath of maple,sumounted by a horse emerging from a coronet.
Canadian Cavalry. Brass shoulder title,FGH / Canada,worn by the Fort Garry Horse.
Canadian Cavalry. Pair of king's crown bi / metal collar badges worn by the 4th.Hussars of Canada. The roman numeral "IV" to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title,above the motto scroll,"Pro Aris Et Focis"
Canadian Cavalry. Brass cap badge with two loops and makers details for Scully Montreal to the reverse worn by the 2 / 10th Dragoons. A Native American Indian's head above the title scroll,a bow and arrows and the motto scroll, "Sagittarii"
Canadian Cavalry. Superb quality and scarce First Hussars officers sil / gilt cap badge with two loops and makers details for Gaunt Montreal [Made in England] to the reverse. The titles "First" and "Hussars" to the centre of a wreath of maple that bears the " Canada " and motto scrolls "Hodie Non Cras ", surmounted by a horse emerging from a coronet.
Canadian Cavalry. Two collar badges worn by the 6th.[Duke of Connaught's ] Royal Canadian Hussars. One officers ? example with makers details for Gaunt Montreal [Made in England ] and one other ranks made by Scully. The lion and coronet above a scroll, "6th Hussars" [See item 18772 for officers cap badge]
Canadian Cavalry. Superb quality 3rd. [Prince of Wales' ] Canadian Dragoons officers sil / gilt cap badge with two loops and makers details for Gaunt Montreal to the reverse. The Prince of Wales's Plumes above a scroll bearing the title, "3rd.P.W.C Dragoons" [Silver black toned]
Canadian Cavalry. Gilt officers cap badge with two loops and Scully makers details to the reverse,worn by the 19th. Alberta Dragoons. A horse standing on ground above the number "19" and a furled scroll "Alberta Dragoons." [See item 18966 for matching collar badges]
Canadian Cavalry. Scarce officers 6th.[Duke of Connaught's ] Royal Canadian Hussars silver plated cap badge with two screw bolts [Original nuts] and makers details for Scully Montreal to the reverse. A half-bird and an arm holding a dagger backed by crossed cavalry swords above the roman numeral "VI" and a scroll bearing "D.C.R.C.H" [Silver plating lifting in some areas] [See item 18792 for collar badges]
Canadian Cavalry. Pair of officers gilt collar badges worn by the 19th.Alberta Dragoons. A horse standing on ground above the number "19" and the title scroll. [See item 18959 for the matching cap badge.]
Canadian Cavalry. Brass king's crown cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the 7th. / 11 th. Hussars. A shield bearing a sword-arm,a bird,and the heraldically incorrect, number "7" and roman numeral "XI",to the centre of a crowned wreath of maple. Above the shield the motto scroll," Steady" and to the lower edge the title,"Hussars".
Canadian Cavalry. Brass cap badge with two loops and makers details for Gaunt Montreal to the reverse worn by the Royal Canadian Dragoons. A running deer on ground,above the title scroll.
Canadian Chaplains. Embroidered yellow on purple post war shoulder title, Royal Canadian Army / Chaplain Corps.
Canadian Dental Corps. Scarce WW II printed yellow on green shoulder title,Canadian / Dental Corps.
Canadian Engineers. Brass king's crown WW I cap badge with two loops to the reverse. A beaver to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title within a wreath of maple.
Canadian Engineers. Brass WW I shoulder title,Signal,worn by Signalling Companies of the Canadian Engineers.
Canadian Field Ambulance. Scarce WW I brass shoulder title,1st. Canadian / Fld.Amb.,with makers details for Tiptaft Birmingham to the reverse.
Canadian Field Artillery. Scarce WW I king's crown bronzed cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the 71st. Field Battery. The number "71" and the title,"Overseas Field Battery" on the mounted wheel of an old style field-gun,within a wreath of maple. Above the gun the "Canada" title,surmounted by the crown, and below is the motto scroll of the Artillery.
Canadian Forces. Silver and tortoiseshell sweetheart brooch depicting a "General Service " style cap badge, with pin fitting and indistinct English maker and hallmarks to the reverse.
Canadian Hussars. Scarce WW II printed yellow on green shoulder title, 6 Royal Hussars / Canada.
Canadian Independent Infantry Company. Rare WW I brass cap badge with two loops [slightly twisted] to the reverse worn by the Jewish Independent Infantry Company. A maple leaf with the Star of David and the letters "JRDC" in script to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the motto,and "Overseas" title,above a beaver upon the scroll,"Canada"
Canadian Infanrty. Bi / metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the Prince Albert & Battleford Volunteers. A bison's head to the centre of a circlet bearing the title,within maple leaves,a bugle horn and a coronet.
Canadian Infantry Corps. WWII printed example for the C.Inf.Corps.
Canadian Infantry-109th.Battalion-C.E.F. Brass "solid" style shoulder title,"Victoria " "Haliburton " / "Canada" with the number,"109" in a circle to the centre.
Canadian Infantry-123rd.Battalion-C.E.F. Pickled-brass cap badge with two loops and makers details for Ellis Toronto to the reverse. A fused grenade and an "X" within a Garter Strap to the centre of a crowned star flanked by the titles, "Overseas" and "Battalion", above the number "123" and the subsidiary title "Royal Grenadiers".
Canadian Infantry-132nd.Battalion -C.E.F. Bronzed king's crown cap badge with two loops to the reverse. A maple leaf with the number "132" to the centre of a crowned oval bearing the titles, "Overseas North Shore Battalion New Brunswick" and the "Canada" scroll below.
Canadian Infantry-139th.Battalion - C.E.F. Black-brass king's crown cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The number "139" to the centre of a circlet bearing the title,"Northumberland Overseas Battalion" ,within a wreath of maple with scrolls, "Excelsior" and "Canada" on a multi-rayed crowned star.
Canadian Infantry-147th.Battalion C.E.F. Bronze shoulder title with Tiptaft makers details to the reverse. 147 / Canada on a shaped background.
Canadian Infantry-15th.Battalion C.E.F. Large size cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The falcon's head and the subsidiary title,48th.Highlanders,to the centre of a strap bearing the Gaelic motto,above the title scroll.
Canadian Infantry-196 Battalion C.E.F. Silver and enamel WW I sweetheart brooch with original pin fitting and "Sterling Silver " stamp to the reverse. The Arms and crowned title scroll of the "Western Universities",the number "196" and "Canada" upon a maple leaf. To the left and right leaf points two small titles,"Overseas and Battalion".
Canadian Infantry-19th. Regiment [St.Catharines] Scarce officers sil / gilt king's crown cap badge with two loops and makers details for Gaunt Montreal to the reverse. The number "19" to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title "St Catharines Regiment" upon a maple leaf with the tri-part motto scroll to the lower part.[Slightly tarnished from storage]
Canadian Infantry-204th.Battalion-C.E.F. Pair of bronzed collar badges with makers details for Ellis to the reverse. A pair of beavers and a maple leaf surmounted by the crown above an oval bearing the number "204" and the titles,"Beavers Canada".
Canadian Infantry-205 Battalion C.E.F. Copper-brass WW I king's crown cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the 205th.[Hamilton Tiger's ] Battalion. A Tiger's face in relief,above the number "205" to the centre of four scrolls bearing the titles upon a maple leaf.
Canadian Infantry-208 Battalion C.E.F. Scarce copper-brass king's crown cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the 208th. [Canadian Irish] Battalion. The crowned harp and number "208" above double title scrolls upon a maple leaf.
Canadian Infantry-220th.Battalion C.E.F. Brass WW I king's crown cap badge with two loops to the reverse. A maple leaf with a lion's face to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title and motto,"12th.Regt.York Rangers -Celer Et Audax" and the number "220" flanked by scrolls carrying the "Canada "and "Overseas" titles.
Canadian Infantry-39th. Battalion C.E.F. Bronze king's crown cap badge with two loops to the reverse. A maple leaf bearing the crown,number "39" and the title "Canada".
Canadian Infantry-51st.Battalion C.E.F. Copper WW I king's crown cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The number "51" ,flanked by the "Overseas" titles,and surmounted by the crown upon the "Edmonton " scroll,on a maple leaf with "Canada" below.
Canadian Infantry-6th.Battalion-C.E.F. Bi / metal cap badge with two loops and makers details for Dingley Birmingham to the reverse. The number "6",a fort and the title scroll "Western Canada" upon a bronzed maple leaf.
Canadian Infantry-77th.Battalion C.E.F. King's crown "pickled-brass" cap badge with two loops and makers details for Inglis to the reverse. The number "77" and title "Ottawa" to the centre of a crowned maple wreath,above tablets bearing "Overseas Battalion " and "CEF".
Canadian Infantry-83rd. Battalion C.E.F. Brass cap badge with two loops and makers details for Ellis Bros. 1916 to the reverse. The number "83" to the centre of a strap bearing the "Queen's Own Rifles of Canada" title and "Overseas Battalion " scrolls,surmounted by a Victorian style crown upon a maple leaf.
Canadian Infantry-8th.Battalion C.E.F. Bronze and white metal cap badge with two loops and makers details for Hicks London to the reverse. The " Little Black Devil " upon a furled scroll bearing the motto,"Hosti Agie Nominati".
Canadian Infantry-Essex Scottish. White metal cap badge with two loops,makers details for Roden Bros,and a piece of thin tartan backing glued to cardboard to the reverse. The Seaxes of Essex,the motto scrolls and thistle sprays surmounted by a lion's head on a arch-shape bearing the title.
Canadian Infantry. Single brass collar badge worn by the 48th.Highlanders. This title with an eagle's head within a strap bearing the motto,Dileas Gu Brath,above a scroll,Canada.
Canadian Infantry. Brass king's crown cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the Elgin Regiment. A beaver at work to the centre of a crowned strap bearing the title,within a star and wreath of maple. Below the centre is the figure of St. George and the dragon,and the motto scroll.
Canadian Infantry. Single 90th.C.E.F. bronze king's crown collar badge with makers details for Dingwall Winnipeg to the reverse. The number "90" to the centre of a crowned circlet flanked by the title,Winnipeg Rifles,with the motto scroll,Overseas title,and "Canada" below,all on a maple leaf.
Canadian Infantry. WW I brass C.E.F. cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the 170th.Overseas [Mississauga Horse] Battalion. The unicorn and motto scrolls above the number and full title with a scroll,Canada,below, all on a maple leaf.[Badge may have been lacquered has a "wet" look to it?]
Canadian Infantry. Scarce officers silver [not marked] helmet badge ? with two loops to the reverse worn by the Queen's Own Rifles of Canada. The number "2" to the centre of a Victorian crowned strap that bears the title and motto scrolls to the strap ends,upon a maple leaf. [Badge is approx. 6x6cms.] [Badge is brighter than picture shows.]
Canadian Infantry. Winnipeg Rifles officers cap badge with two loops and makers details for Hicks London to the reverse. The figure of the devil above a tri-part motto scroll," Hosti Acie Nominati".
Canadian Infantry. Brass cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the 7th.Canadian Fusiliers. A fused grenade with the number "7" to the ball,above the motto scroll,and crossed swords,within a wreath of maple.
Canadian Infantry. Scarce brass shoulder title,5 / CGR,with two brass loops and makers details for Rondeau Quebec to the reverse. Worn by the 5th Canadian Garrison Regiment ?
Canadian Infantry. Unusual blackened with polished highlights WW I 12th. Battalion C.E.F. cap badge with two loops and makers details for Dingley Birmingham to the reverse. The number "12" and Canada scroll to the centre of a maple leaf.
Canadian Infantry. Bronzed king's crown cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the Halifax Rifles. A curled bugle-horn with the Canadian maple leaf to the centre on a crowned hob-nailed star with the title and motto scrolls below the crown.
Canadian Infantry. WW I king's crown bronzed 128th.Infantry C.E.F. cap badge with two loops and makers details for "Inglis" to the reverse. A moose's head and the number "128" within a crowned wreath of maple,with scrolls bearing,"Overseas Battalion","Moose Jaw", "Sask" and "Canada"below.
Canadian Infantry. Bronzed WW I "tablet " shaped shoulder title,54th.Kootenay Battn. / Canada.
Canadian Infantry. Scarce white metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the Argyll Light Infantry [Tank] A boar's head to the centre of a circlet bearing "The Argyll Light Infantry " title the "Nulli Secundus" motto,and "Tank" within a wreath of maple. [Front of badge toned from storage ]
Canadian Infantry. Scarce king's crown bi/metal headdress badge worn by the Edmonton Fusiliers.The bear inside a circlet carrying the title,standing on a motto scroll,Deum Cole Regem Serva,all mounted on a grenade. Two loops to the reverse and makers details for Scully Montreal.
Canadian Infantry. King's crown bi / metal WW I cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the 22nd.Infantry Battalion C.E.F. [Canadien Francais] This title and the number "22" around the Arms of Quebec upon a crowned beaver,standing on a log bearing the motto,Je Me Souviens.
Canadian Infantry. Excellent quality white metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the Queen's Own Rifles Of Canada. This title on a strap with the number "2" to the centre a Victorian crown above and the motto scroll below,all on a maple leaf.
Canadian Infantry. White metal king's crown cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the Sault Ste Marie and Sudbury Regiment [M.G.] This title on a circlet with a moose's head to the centre upon a multi-rayed star with the crown above and a maple spray below.
Canadian Infantry. Single brass collar badge worn by the Winnipeg Light Infantry. This title surmounted by a beaver,above a bugle horn with the number "106" between the strings.
Canadian Infantry. Superb pair of king's crown officers sil / gilt collar badges with unusual double blade fittings and makers details for Scully to the reverse worn by Les Chasseurs Canadiens. The letters "LCC " upon a maple leaf to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the motto,"Toujors Droict".
Canadian Infantry. Brass king's crown C.E.F. cap badge with two loops to the reverse. A sheaf of wheat and a crown above the number "44" and a scroll,Canada,flanked by "Overseas,Battalion" titles on a maple leaf backing.
Canadian Infantry. WW I bronzed cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the 41st. French Canadian Battalion C.E.F. [City of Quebec] A crowned maple leaf and beaver and the number "41" upon a fleur-de-lys above the scroll, " Battalion Canadien Francais"
Canadian Infantry. Rare Victorian brass glengarry badge with three loops to the reverse worn by the 59th.Stormont and Glengarry Regiment. The roman numerals "LIX" to the centre of a voided circlet that bears the title,a Victorian crown and a beaver,all within a wreath of thistle.
Canadian Infantry. Bronzed WW I cap badge with two loops and makers details for Ellis Toronto to the reverse,worn by the 134th.Battalion C.E.F. A falcon's head,the "Overseas " scroll and the number "134" to the centre of a strap bearing the motto,with upper and lower scrolls,"48th.Highlanders " and "Canada".
Canadian Infantry. Brass king's crown cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the 119th.Battalion C.E.F. The number "119" to the centre of a crowned oval bearing the title,"Overseas Alcoma Battalion-Canada" within a wreath of maple.
Canadian Infantry. Bronzed WW I king's crown cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the 38th.Battalion C.E.F. A maple leaf with the number,a beaver,and scroll, "Advance",to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the titles,Ottawa Overseas Battalion,and Canada.
Canadian Infantry. WW I king's crown brass cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the 196th. Battalion C.E.F. [Western Universities] . This title, the Coat of Arms,"196" "Overseas Battalion" and the Canada scroll upon a maple leaf.
Canadian Infantry. Three items belonging to the same soldier. WW I C.E.F. cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the 44th.Overseas Battalion. A sheaf of wheat and a crown above the number "44" flanked by "Overseas Battalion" scrolls all on a maple leaf with the title Canada to the lower edge. Collar badge of identical design,and a straight brass shoulder title,Canada. [ Cap and collar bright cleaned]
Canadian Infantry. Bronzed WW I cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the 32nd.Overseas Battalion C.E.F. The number "32" a crown and scroll,Canada,upon a maple leaf,surrounded by a horse-shoe style scroll bearing the title,Manitoba Sascatchewan.
Canadian Infantry. Fine quality king's crown officers sil / gilt cap badge with two loops and an "S" stamp to the reverse worn by Le Regiment Maisonneuve. The shield and title strap,with red highlights, mounted upon a fleur-de-lys to the centre of a crowned wreath of maple that also bears the motto scroll, "Bon Coeur Et Bon Bras ". [Silver finish tarnished in places]
Canadian Infantry. Rare king's crown officers gilt cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by Le Regiment De Quebec. The crowned Arms and motto of the City of Quebec upon crossed rifles,with a beaver and maple leaves to the lower title scroll.
Canadian Infantry. White metal glengarry badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the Seaforth Highlanders of Canada. A stag's head above the Gaelic motto scroll," Cuidich'N Righ" with the letter "L" and a coronet between the stag's horns.
Canadian Infantry. Brass WW I cap badge with two flat loops to the reverse,worn by the 103rd.[Victoria] Battalion C.E.F. A bear's head and the motto scroll flanked by a pair of horse-shoes,and 103rd.C.E.F. A king's crown sits above the centre,and the scroll,"Canada",below,all on a maple leaf.
Canadian Infantry. Copper-Bronze king's crown WW I cap badge with two "flat" loops to the reverse and makers details for Ellis Toronto, worn by the 127th.Battalion C.E.F. A lion's face to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title,12th.Regt.York Rangers,and the motto,Celer Et Audax,above the number "127" and flanked by the titles,Canada,Overseas,upon a maple leaf.
Canadian Infantry. Bronzed WW I cap badge with two loops and makers details for Tiptaft Birmingham to the reverse,worn by the 104th. Battalion C.E.F. The Arms of New Brunswick and "Overseas Battalion " titles to the centre of a crowned motto scroll,and "104 Canada " within a wreath of maple.
Canadian Infantry. White metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the Seaforth Highlanders of Canada. The stag's head above the Gaelic motto scroll,with the coronet and the letter "L" between the antlers.
Canadian Infantry. Brass king's crown cap badge with two loops and makers details for Scully Montreal to the reverse worn by the West Nova Scotia Regiment. This title and the motto on a crowned circlet,with star points,with the Arms of Nova Scotia to the centre and the Canada scroll upon the lower point.
Canadian Infantry. White metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse and makers details for Ellis Bros.,worn by the 48th.Highlanders. This title below a falcon's head upon a torse,within a strap bearing the Gaelic motto.
Canadian Infantry. Scarce king's crown officers silver [not marked] cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the Royal Winnipeg Rifles. This title around a circlet upon a maltese cross with the "devil" to the centre. A wreath of maple surrounds this covered with numerous battle honours,and above the cross the crown rests on a tablet bearing "Northwest Canada-1885" [ Polishing to centre and right side honours]
Canadian Infantry. Officers sil / gilt cap badge with two loops and a "P" stamp to the reverse,worn by the Royal Montreal Regiment. This title on a maple leaf mounted upon a crowned Garter Strap above the scroll,"Canada". [Silver centre now toned black from storage.]
Canadian Infantry. WW I king's crown cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the 11th. C.E.F. Battalion. The roman numeral "XI" upon a fused grenade,above a bugle horn bearing,"Battn.",to the centre of a crowned wreath of maple,with the "Canada" scroll to the lower part.
Canadian Infantry. Brass king's crown 32nd.Battalion C.E.F. cap badge with two loops to the reverse.[Slightly squeezed in] The crown,number "32"and Canada scroll,on a maple leaf to the centre of a horse-shoe bearing the titles,Manitoba and Saskatchewan.
Canadian Infantry. Brass king's crown cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the Kent Regiment. A crowned shield bearing a prancing horse to the centre of a circlet bearing the title upon a maple leaf. Below the leaf a scroll carries the motto,Usque Ad Aras.
Canadian Infantry. Two brass facing collar badges of slightly different colour worn by Le Regiment De La Chaudiere. Crossed machine guns to the centre of scrolls bearing the title,surmounted by a beaver.
Canadian Infantry. Unusual white metal king's crown cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the Halifax Rifles. A curled bugle horn,maple leaf and motto on a hob-nailed star with the crown and title scroll above. [Usually found in brass.]
Canadian Infantry. WW I brass king's crown cap badge with original brooch pin fitting to the reverse worn by the 148th.Battalion C.E.F. This number to the centre of a circlet bearing the "Overseas Battalion" title with the crowned maple leaf above and the motto scroll below,with a bird between the letters.
Canadian Infantry. Excellent quality king's crown officers sil / gilt cap badge with two flat lugs to the reverse worn by the York Rangers Regiment. This title on a crowned circlet with the head of a mountain lion to the centre and the motto scroll below mounted upon a maple leaf. [Centre now blackened from storage.] [See item 19638 for collar badges]
Canadian Machine Gun Battalion. Brass WW I king's crown cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. Crossed Vickers machine guns with the crown above and a small title scroll "Canada" below. [See item 17696 for matching collars]
Canadian Machine Gun Company. Pair of brass king's crown other ranks collar badges worn by Canadian Machine Gun Companies. Crossed Vickers Guns surmounted by the crown with the "Canada" scroll below.[See item 17638 for matching cap badge]
Canadian Machine Gun Corps. Scarce brass shoulder title with makers details for Roden Bros.Toronto 1920 to the reverse. 2 Motors / C.M.G.C.,worn by the 2nd. Armoured Car Regiment.
Canadian Machine Gun Corps. Brass WW I cap badge with two loops and indistinct makers details to the reverse worn by the 2nd.Canadian Machine Gun Battalion. Crossed Vickers Guns with a crown and maple leaf between them,above a scroll,Canada.
Canadian Machine Gun Corps. Scarce brass shoulder title,4 BDE / C.M.G.C.,with makers details for Roden Bros. Toronto and the date 1920 to the reverse. Worn by the Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa,the Prince of Wales Own Regt., and the 3rd.Prince of Wales' Canadian Dragoons.
Canadian Machine Gun Corps. Scarce brass shoulder title,3 BDE / C.M.G.C.,with makers details for " Roden Bros Ltd.Toronto 1920" to the reverse. The 3rd Brigade was composed of the Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders and the Haldimand Rifles.
Canadian Machine Gun Corps. Brass WW I shoulder title,"MG / Canada " enclosed within a frame.
Canadian Military Headquarters. Silver WW II badge with original brooch pin fitting and "Sterling Silver" stamp to the reverse. Worn by female employees at the Canadian Military Headquarters during the war. A maple leaf with the titles to the centre.
Canadian Military Police. Scarce king's crown WW I brass C.E.F. cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The cypher of GvR to the centre of a crowned wreath of maple above the title scroll," Canadian Military Police". [Raised in 1917 and disbanded in 1920]
Canadian Militia. Pair of king's crown brass collar badges worn by the 85th.Regiment De Maisonneuve, with makers details for Scully Montreal to the reverse. The number and a fleur-de-lys to the centre of a crowned wreath of maple.above the title scroll.
Canadian Militia. Large brass Victorian cap badge with two black loops to the reverse worn by the 44th.Lincoln and Welland Battalion. This title on a crowned strap, with maple leaves and the motto scroll below and with a sea-shell and the roman numerals "XLIV" to the centre.
Canadian Militia. Scarce bronze cap badge with two loops and makers details for Gaunt Montreal to the reverse worn by the 51st. Soo Rifles. The number "51 " and "Canada" scroll upon the head of a Native American Chief in full war bonnet, with the title "Soo Rifles" to the lower edge.
Canadian Militia. Rare officers gilt 1900's period cap badge worn by the Canadian Militia Garrison Artillery. A fused grenade above the title scroll, "Canada". [Original fittings removed and replaced with small slider,causing heat-blackening to neck of the grenade.]
Canadian Militia. Scarce King's crown white metal pair of collar badges with makers details for Scully Montreal to the reverse,worn by the 39th. Norfolk Rifles Regiment. This title on scrolls around a central maple leaf bearing the number "39",backed by a crown and a pair of crossed swords.
Canadian Militia. Brass king's crown cap badge with two "flat" Canadian style loops to the reverse worn by the 44th.Canadian Militia. The number upon a sea-shell with a crown above and a torse below,within a half wreath of maple.
Canadian Militia. Scarce brass king's crown cap badge with two loops and makers plate for Hicks London to the reverse. A beaver and the roman numeral "LVII" to the centre of a circlet bearing the title,Peterborough Rangers,on a crowned wreath of maple and Union flowers,above the motto scroll,Quis Seperabit.
Canadian Militia. Scarce brass Victorian helmet / cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the 29th.Waterloo Battalion Of Infantry. This title on a crowned strap above the motto scroll upon a large maple leaf. [Approx 6.5 x 5.5 cms.]
Canadian Militia. Scarce brass shoulder title with makers details for Ellis and the date 1913 to the reverse. A beaver upon the motto scroll, "Semper Paratus " and the number "46".
Canadian Militia. Scarce pair of brass collar badges worn by the 26th. Middlesex Light Infantry. This title on a bugle horn surmounted by a coronet and maple leaf.
Canadian Militia. Pair of king's crown collar badges worn by the 4th.Regiment of Militia [Les Chasseurs Canadiens] A beaver on a log to the centre of a crowned wreath of maple above the motto scroll, " Toujours Droit".
Canadian Mounted Rifles. WW I copper solid style shoulder title,11th.C.M.R. Canada. Worn by the 11th.Canadian Mounted Rifles. [Vancouver]
Canadian Mounted Rifles. Scarce officers bi /metal king's crown cap badge with two loops and makers details for Gaunt Montreal to the reverse,worn by the 18th. Manitoba Mounted Rifles. A bulldog and the roman numerals "XVIII " to the centre of a crowned wreath of maple above the motto scroll.
Canadian Naval Air Service. Rare bronze king's crown cap badge with two loops to the reverse. A fouled anchor to the centre of a crowned maple leaf within a pair of stylized wings.
Canadian Naval Air Service. Scarce officers sil / gilt and black enamel single collar badge with two screw posts and makers details for Scully Montreal to the reverse. A fouled anchor upon a black enamel cross surmounted by the king's crown on a maple leaf.
Canadian O.T.C. Bronzed king's crown cap badge,with two loops to the reverse,worn by the Queen's University Contingent Officers Training Corps. The monogram QUC,inside a crowned circlet bearing the title,within a wreath of maple.
Canadian O.T.C. Bronzed cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse,worn by the University of Toronto O.T.C. A shield bearing the Arms of the University surmounted by a tree and the letters,C.O.T.C.
Canadian Officer. Bronze "General Service" WW II officers Canada / Maple Leaf cap badge,with blade fittings to the reverse.
Canadian Ordnance Corps. Brass WW I pattern C.E.F. cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The shield of the Board of Ordnance and the title scroll surmounted by a beaver.
Canadian Overseas Railway Construction Corps. Silver and enamel king's crown sweetheart badge with brooch pin fitting makers details for "J.W.T." and a "Sterling Silver " stamp to the reverse. A beaver and a railway engine wheel to the centre of a crowned enamel circlet bearing the titles,upon a maple leaf.
Canadian Pioneers. Brass WW I cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the 3rd.Canadian Pioneers. This title on a wreath of maple below the Arms of British Columbia with their previous title "48th.C.E.F." between.
Canadian Red Cross Society. Unusual WW I red,white and blue enamel lapel badge with brooch-pin fitting and red hanging ribbon to the reverse. The Geneva Cross and a maple leaf to the centre of a circlet bearing the title, "Canadian Red Cross Society 1914 - 1915 " suspended from a white enamelled bar inscribed "Visitor".
Canadian Scottish. Embroidered example of the blue on red shoulder title,The Canadian Scottish / acorn and oak leaf / Princess Mary's.
Canadian Scottish. Embroidered blue "Canadian Scottish " above a white and green oak leaf on a red background shoulder title.
Canadian Women's Volunteer Reserve Corps. Scarce white metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse. A beaver on a log above the title scroll, "Canadian Beavers" on a large maple leaf. [Finish slightly tarnished from storage]
Cape Breton Highlanders-Canada. Embroidered WW II example of the pale blue letters "C.B.H." on a maroon background. Worn by the Cape Breton Highlanders as part of the 5th Canadian Armoured Division. [Moth to lower edge.]
Cape Town Highlanders. Scarce white metal glengarry badge with two loops to the reverse,worn from 1885-1902. A thistle to the centre of a strap bearing the title,upon the Star of the Order of the Thistle. [See Owen's book item 215]
Cape Town Highlanders. Large size bi / metal headdress badge with two long [Slightly twisted] loops to the reverse. The arm and arrow above the Scottish lion to the centre of the Star of the Order of the Thistle. [Overlay for the arrow's point absent] [See Owens book item 220]
Cape Town Highlanders. Pair of bi / metal collar badges. The Scottish Lion on a shield to the centre of a saltire and thistle wreath,with the title scroll below and an armoured arm above. [Slight colour difference to reverse]
Carleton & York Regiment-Canada. WW II printed blue on red shoulder title,Carleton & York / Canada.[Glue marks to reverse.]
Ceylon Mounted Rifles. Scarce pair of officers metal shoulder chains complete with black backed white metal shoulder titles,Ceylon / MR, and rank insignia.
Ceylon Mounted Rifles. Scarce officers white metal "horse furniture" circular plate with three blade fittings to the reverse and a retailers plaque for Hobson's London. The Prince of Wales's plumes to the centre of a circlet bearing the title.[See Renfrew item 1120]
Ceylon Planters Rifle Corps. Extremely rare king's crown 1901-1910 officers black brass pagri badge with original brooch pin fitting to the reverse. The Cypher of EviiR to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title,within a wreath that bears the motto scroll,"Unitas Salus Nostra". [See Renfrew's book item 1109 for pouch badge of same pattern and size]
Channel Islands-Air Raid Precautions. Scarce WW II chrome and enamel lapel badge with brooch pin fitting to the reverse worn by the Jersey C.I. A.R.P. The Three Lions from the Arms of Jersey upon a crowned shield above a scroll bearing "A.R.P."
Chard School. Brass shoulder title,Chard School / Somerset.
Cheshire Artillery. Brass shoulder title T / RFA / Cheshire,worn by the Royal Artillery Territorial Force,Cheshire.
Cheshire Home Guard. Scarce WW II printed example of the brown and black oak leaves on a green shield. Worn by the 12th Cheshire [Northwich] Battalion Home Guard ,commanded by Lt.Col. H.B.Denton OBE.
Cheshire Regiment-Cadets. Scarce white metal shoulder title,C / 4 / Cheshire. Worn by the Cadet Battalion who were affiliated to the 4th.Territorial Battalion.
Cheshire Regiment. Officers small size sil / gilt and enamel cap badge with two loops to the reverse still affixed to sealed pattern labels. Original sealing label dated 1980 with various makers details to the reverse,with re-sealing and cancelling label for 1994. An acorn with leaves on a ground of green enamel to the centre of a circlet bearing the title,upon a multi-rayed hob-nail star.
Cheshire Regiment. Officers bronze first pattern service dress cap badge with two blade fittings to the reverse and makers details for Gaunt London. An acorn with leaves to the centre of an eight-pointed star,above a scroll bearing the title,Cheshire.
Cheshire Regiment. Officers bronze two-piece construction service dress cap badge with two blades and original red felt shaped backing to the reverse. An acorn with leaves to the centre of a circlet bearing the title upon a multi-faceted star back-plate.
Cheshire Regiment. Brass and enamel king's crown Regimental Association lapel badge with buttonhole fitting and makers details to the reverse. The old "Foot" number "22"and Cheshire Regiment to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the Association title. [Enamel with scratches]
Cheshire Regiment. Excellent quality officers silver / gilt and enamel f.s. cap badge with two long loops to the reverse. An acorn with oak leaves upon a ground of green enamel,to the centre of a circlet bearing the regimental title,all mounted upon a star backing.[Very slight polish to centre]
Cheshire Regiment. Pair of officers sil /gilt collar badges. An acorn with leaves.
Cheshire Volunteer Rifles. Scarce unusual early pattern bi / metal NCO's ? shako plate with two loops to the reverse worn by the 4th.Cheshire Rifle Volunteers. A Victorian crowned bugle horn and the roman numeral "IV" to the centre of a circlet bearing the title and a wreath of laurel,mounted upon a multi-rayed star plate surmounted by the Prince of Wales's plumes. [Top of plumes bent slightly to fit shako.]
Cheshire Yeomanry.[Earl of Chester's ] Officers sil / gilt cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The Prince of Wales's plumes above a scroll bearing the full title. [Finish much brighter than photo shows.]
China-Burma-India. Embroidered WW II example of the "sun and star" on a blue backing above red and white stripes. Worn by the Chinese Expeditionary Force,1st.Air Commando Group,the "Flying Tigers " and some British units of 14th.Army.
China-Burma-India. Excellent quality WW II bullion wire embroidered example of the "Sun and Star " on a black velvet ground above red and bullion wire "stripes". Worn by the Chinese Expeditionary Force,1st. Air Commando Group,The "Flying Tigers" and some British units of 14th. Army.
City Imperial Volunteers. Brass Boer War slouch hat badge with two loops and original ?blue / grey backing cloth. The letters "C.I.V." Worn by volunteers from the London area.
City of Exeter Volunteer Training Corps. Scarce WW I king's crown bronze cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The Arms of the City of Exeter with the crowned "Athletes Volunteer Force " title above and the "City of Exeter "title below,upon wreaths of oak and laurel.
City of London Cadets. Scarce officers bronze cap badge with two blades to the reverse. A shield from the Arms of the City of London upon the ball of a fused grenade.[Cadet Battalion of the Royal Fusiliers [City of London ] Regiment.
City of London Cyclists. Scarce brass king's crown cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse worn by the 1 / 1st. London Divisional Cyclist Company. The Arms of the City of London to the centre of a crowned bicycle wheel and crossed rifles,within a wreath of laurel. Below the wreath a tri-part scroll bearing the title,"City of London Cyclists."
City of London Home Guard WW II printed shoulder designation, COL / 2. Worn by the 2nd.City of London [Civil Service] Battalion [Westminster] Commanded by Lt.Col. P.M.Walker MP.
City of London Imperial Yeomanry [Rough Riders.] King's crown brass cap badge with three loops and original back-plate to the reverse. The Arms of the City of London on a pale blue backing to the centre of a circlet bearing the title,above the "Rough Riders " scrolls,within a crowned wreath of laurel.
City of London Imperial Yeomanry [Rough Riders] Brass shoulder title with integral lugs to the reverse. Rough / IY / Riders.
City of London Police Reserve, Brass and enamel lapel badge with buttonhole fitting,individual issue number and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse. The Arms of the City of London to the centre of a red enamel circlet bearing the title.
City of London Regiment. Black-brass king's crown cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse and original red shaped backing cloth,worn by the 16th.County of London Regiment [Queen's Westminster and Civil Service Rifles] Two crowned oval escutcheons with the portcullis of the 16th.and the plumes of the 15th.upon a crowned maltese cross with battle honours to the arms.
City of London School-O.T.C. Black-brass cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The Arms of the City of London above the title scroll, "City of London School O.T.C."
City of London Volunteer Regiment. Bronze cap badge with two loops and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse,worn by the WW I raised Volunteer Training Corps. The Arms and motto of the City of London.
City of London Yeomanry [Rough Riders.] Pair of other ranks bi / metal collar badges. The letters "RR " in script form upon a cavalry spur.
City of London Yeomanry [Rough Riders] King's crown bi /metal cap badge with two loops and central backing plate to the reverse. The Arms of the City of London,backed with purple cloth,to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title,within a wreath of laurel. To the lower part of the wreath double scrolls "Rough Riders" and the South Africa battle honour.
City of London Yeomanry. [Rough Riders] Scarce officers king's crown sil /gilt cap badge with two loops and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse. The Arms of the City of London to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title,above a furled scroll "Rough Riders".
City of London Yeomanry.[Rough Riders] King's crown bi / metal cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The Arms of the City of London to the centre of a circlet bearing the title,within a crowned wreath,above two scrolls,Rough Riders and South Africa 1900-02.
City of Norwich-Volunteers. White metal glengarry badge with two loops to the reverse. A castle and the Lion of England to the centre of a strap bearing the title surmounted by an Imperial Crown.
City of Salford-Air Raids. WW II gilt and enamel lapel badge with buttonhole fitting and makers details for Caxton Plate Co. London to the reverse. The Arms of the City of Salford in yellow and blue enamel to the centre of a circlet bearing the title,"City of Salford Air Raids Wardens Corps".
Civil Air Guard. Extremely rare embroidered dark blue and light blue pilot's wings. The letters CAG edged in white to the centre of light blue wings. The CAG was formed in the late 1930's by the Air League of the British Empire, to train pilots,that were desperately needed.
Civil Air Guard. Rare embroidered sleeve badge worn by the C.A.G. A dark and light blue ensign with a Union Flag to the top left corner.
Civil Air Guard. Chromed-white metal and enamel cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The blue enamel monogram,"CAG" to the centre of a crowned "RAF" style wreath.
Civil Defence. WW II printed example of the yellow on blue crowned \"CD\" badge worn on the beret.
Civil Defence. Printed un-issued WW II arm band worn by Civil Defence Fire Guards.
Civil Defence. Embroidered WW II king's crown yellow on black beret badge. The crown and letters "CD" within a yellow circle.
Civil Defence. Printed WW II shoulder title for a \"Fire Guard Sector Captain\"
Civil Defence. WWII yellow on black printed title \"DECONTAMINATION\"
Civil Defence. WW II printed yellow on black shoulder title, Medical / Officer.
Civil Defence. WW II printed yellow on black Civil Defence shoulder title, "Control". [Old glue to reverse]
Civil Defence. WW II printed example of the yellow on black shoulder title,G.I.O.,worn by Gas Identification Officers.
Civil Defence. Embroidered WW II yellow on black shoulder title, Head Fire Guard.
Civil Defence. WW II example of the yellow embroidered on denim material tunic / overall badge. The letters "CD" surmounted by the crown on a blue circle.
Civil Defence. Embroidered WW II king's crown yellow on black tunic / uniform badge. The CD monogram and crown on a black circle.
Civil Nursing Reserve. WW II king's crown shield-shaped embroidered example of the insignia worn by trained nurses, assistant nurses, and nursing auxiliaries,who worked in hospitals and casualty stations. The title "Civil Nursing Reserve " in blue on a red shield,surmounted by the crown. [Moth nips to edges] [See item 20113 for lapel badge]
Civil Nursing Reserve. King's crown white metal and enamel lapel badge with brooch pin fitting and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse. The title in blue enamel to the centre of a red enamelled inset crowned shield. [See item 20046 for embroidered badge and more information]
Coast Guard. Scarce printed WW II white on blue shoulder title,Coast Guard.
Colchester & Hants Regiment-Canada. King's crown bi / metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse. A spray of flowers to the centre of a crowned oval bearing the title.
Colchester & Hants Regiment-Canada. Pair of brass collar badges. A thistle and a sprig of laurel upon a hand and a mailed gauntlet shaking hands above the title scroll.
Coldstream Guards. Brass other ranks pagri badge,the Garter Star,with two loops to the reverse.
Coldstream Guards. Scarce Coldstream Guards small size bullion wire embroidered sleeve rank insignia affixed to an Inspectorate of Clothing pattern card with wax seals and makers details to the reverse. The Star of the Order of the Garter and the Egypt honour on the Guards Guidon,with the Queen's crown above and crossed scimitars below. Sealing date of 1962 to the card and with a re-sealing label for 1995.
Combined Operations. WW II printed un-issued example of the well known red on blue tri-service formation sign,worn by Commando's and other Special Forces Troops in all theatres of war. The R.A.F. eagle,a "Tommy-Gun" and a Naval anchor on a "tombstone" shaped backing.
Combined Operations. Scarce WW II gold bullion wire example of the tri-service formation sign. The RAF eagle, a Naval anchor and a "Tommy-Gun" on a black "tombstone" backing.
Combined Operations. Embroidered WW II example of the yellow R.A.F. eagle,anchor and "Tommy-Gun" on a black "tombstone" shaped backing,usually worn by Naval personnel in Combined Operations Units.
Combined Operations. WW II embroidered "tombstone shape" example of the well known red on black eagle,"tommy-gun" and fouled anchor,representing all three forces,worn by Commando's and other specially trained units.
Combined Operations. Embroidered example of the red R.A.F. eagle,"tommy-gun" and fouled anchor on a black circular background. Worn in all theatres of war by Commando units and other Special Forces.
Combined Operations. WW II printed example of the red Eagle,Anchor and "Tommy-gun " representing the three Services, on a black [Faded]circular background. Worn by Commando's and other specially trained units.
Combined Services Entertainments. Rare WW II silver bullion wire embroidered on a black shoulder strap slip-on. Military / C.S.E. / Representative.
Commando Title. WW II embroidered red on black shoulder title,No.5 Commando.
Commando Title. WW II embroidered red on black shoulder title,No.6 Commando.
Company Sniper. Scarce embroidered white on khaki sleeve badge worn by Company Snipers in WW II. A fleur-de-Lys. [See Edwards and Langley page 95]
Comrades of the Great War-Womens Section. Scarce enamel and white metal lapel badge with brooch pin fitting,makers details for Gaunt London and individual issue number to the reverse. The figure of Britannia to the centre of a circlet of blue enamel bearing the above title. [Slight staining to the letters "ME" of "womens" and brooch pin fitting re-affixed.]
Comrades of the Great War. Scarce gilt and enamel lapel badge with buttonhole fitting,makers details for Gaunt London and individual issue number to the reverse. The Union Flag to the centre of a circlet bearing the title above a scroll denoting "Official".
Comrades of the Great War. Brass and enamel lapel badge with buttonhole fitting,individual registration number and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse. The Union Flag in coulored enamels to the centre of a circlet bearing the title.[This is the large size pattern]
Connaught Rangers. Brass shoulder title,Conn.Rangers
Connaught Rangers. Brass king's crown cap badge with slider fitting and crown strengthening bar to the reverse. The crowned Harp of Erin above the title scroll.
Connaught Rangers. Scarce cast brass shoulder title,CR, with two integral lugs to the reverse.
Connaught Rangers. Scarce white metal Victorian foreign service helmet pagri badge with original brooch pin fitting to the reverse. The crowned Irish Harp to the centre of a wreath of shamrock.
Connaught Rangers. Small king's crown silver [not marked] sweetheart badge with brooch pin fitting to the reverse. Design as for cap badge,the Harp of Erin above the title scroll.
Connaught Rangers. Brass shoulder title,Conn.Rangers.
Connuaght Rangers. Brass first pattern shoulder title,Connaught. worn before 1914.
Control Commision Germany-Police. White metal king's crown cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The cypher of GviR mounted upon the centre of a crowned hob-nailed star.
Control Commission Germany-Police. Rare hall-marked silver king's crown officers cap badge with two loops to the reverse,makers details for J.R.G.& S,and Birmingham hall-marks for 1946. The cypher of GviR to the centre of a crowned hob-nailed star backing.
Coppercliff Highlanders-Canada. Embroidered yellow on green shoulder title,765 Coppercliff / Highlanders C.C. [Title is dark green,does not show as such in picture]
Cornwall Home Guard. Scarce WW II printed example of the three yellow Clarions on a red shield,worn by the 1st.Battalion Cornwall Home Guard. [The Arms of the Grenville family]
Cornwall Home Guard. Scarce WW II embroidered example of the black Cornish Chough on a yellow background. Worn by the 11th. Cornwall [Newquay] Battalion Home Guard. Commanded by Lt.Col. A.T.Holman OBE.
Cornwall Home Guard. Scarce WW II printed example of the black double-headed eagle and the number "7" on a yellow triangle. Worn by the 7th. [Falmouth ] Battalion commanded by Lt.Col. L.C.Thuiller.
Cornwall Home Guard. WW II printed example of the brown camel on a yellow background. Worn by the 4th. Battalion [Wadebridge] Cornwall Home Guard. [This Battalion patrolled the area around the River Camel] [Inked notation to the reverse.]
Cornwall Home Guard. WW II printed example of the pale green lizard on a black background worn by the 8th. [Lizard] Battalion Cornwall Home Guard.
Cornwall Home Guard. Scarce printed example of the red cross with black border upon a shield,worn by the 5th. [St. Austell ] Battalion Cornwall Home Guard.
Cornwall Home Guard. Scarce WW II embroidered example of the formation sign worn by the 3rd. [Launceston] [Castle] Battalion Cornwall Home Guard,commanded by Lt.Col. W.R.Prout. The Castle and the number "3" on a black background within a red shield. [Black paper backing fragile but still present.]
Corps of Military Police-[ India ] Embroidered black on jungle green tropical shoulder strap slip-on, C.M.P.[ I ] ,with pale k.d loop to the reverse.
Corps of Military Police. Pair of WW II embroidered black on khaki shoulder strap slip-ons,CMP, with canvas tape to the reverse.
Corps of Military Police. Pair of black embroidered on pale tropical k.d. shoulder strap slip-ons,C.M.P. [Green staining to the reverse and inside,from "Jungle-green" uniform ]
County of London Volunteer Regiment. Bronze and enamel cap badge with slider fitting and makers details for Fattorini Bolton to the reverse,worn by the 1st.Battalion [United Arts] of the Central Group V.T.C. An eagle and sword on a ground of red enamel to the centre of an oval bearing the title," United Arts Volunteer Rifles.]
County of London Volunteers. Brass shoulder title,1 / C.L.R.V., worn by the 1st. County of London Regiment Volunteers,as part of the Volunteer Training Corps.
Cumberland Home Guard. Scarce Second Phase white on red embroidered shoulder title,Cumberland / 2. [Paper stuck to reverse.]
Cumberland V.T.C. Scarce WW I white on khaki embroidered shoulder title,V / CUMB. worn by the Cumberland Volunteer Training Corps.
Cumberland Volunteer Regiment. Scarce WW I king's crown bronzed cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The Arms of Carlisle to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title. Worn by the WW I raised Volunteer Training Corps.
Cyprus District. Printed example of the two yellow lions on a green shield. [Shield is green picture has re-acted with the background,see reverse for correct colour]
Cyprus Regiment. King's crown WW II brass cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. A crowned shield bearing the Arms of Cyprus above the title scroll, " Cyprus Regiment."
Cyprus Regiment. Scarce king's crown officers bronze service dress cap badge with two blades to the reverse. The Arms of Cyprus on a crowned shield above a furled scroll bearing the title.
Cyrenaica District. WW II printed example of the black and white "Ruins of Ancient Carthage" affixed to a pale tropical k.d. shoulder strap slip-on. [Sun faded]
Cyreniaca District. Printed example of the white on black Greek pillars,representing the ancient ruins of Carthage,affixed to a pale k.d. shoulder strap slip-on. The District's H.Q. was first in Benghazi and then moved to Barce in 1943.
Czechoslovakian Forces. WW II embroidered red on khaki "Paste-back" shoulder title, "Czechoslovakia ",with in a red border.
Czechoslovakian Forces. Scarce WW II printed red on khaki shoulder title,Czechoslovakia.
Czechoslovakian Forces. Embroidered WW II example of the red on khaki "paste-back" shoulder title,Czechoslovakia.
Czechoslovakian Independent Armoured Brigade. Printed WW II example of the White Bohemian Lion on a red cross and blue shield. This Czech Brigade was part of 21st.Army Group and landed in Normandy in June 1944. [Sign has been cut around the design]
Defensively Equipped Merchant Ships. Scarce WW II embroidered red on black sleeve badge,"DEMS".
Denbigh & Flintshire A.C.F. Printed example of the red Welsh Dragon on a blue diamond.[Glue mark to reverse]
Denbigh and Flintshire Army Cadet Force. Printed and embroidered set of badges that have been "padded out". The Printed title "Cadet Force" above the printed number "2" above the embroidered red dragon on a blue diamond.
Denbighshire Rifle Volunteers. Scarce white metal other ranks Victorian helmet plate with two loops to the reverse.A Welsh Dragon to the centre of a circlet bearing the title.1st.A.B.Denbighshire Rifle Volunteers,within a wreath of laurel on a crowned multi-rayed star plate.
Denbighshire Yeomanry. Scarce white metal shoulder title,T / Y/ Denbigh.
Derbyshire Air Raids. WW II enamel lapel badge for Derbyshire Air Raid Welfare. These were local authority staff,who helped people who had lost homes during air-raids,and needed food and shelter.
Derbyshire Imperial Yeomanry. Scarce officers large size khaki-bronze foreign service slouch badge with two loops to the reverse. The Rose of Derbyshire. [There is a very small hole under the " petal fold " at about 1o'clock,caused by the die-stamping ?]
Derbyshire Regiment.[Sherwood Foresters.] Superb and rare Victorian officers sil /gilt and enamel cap badge with two loops and centre back-plate to the reverse. A stag on a ground of blue enamel within a wreath to the centre of a crowned maltese cross,flanked by the titles "Sherwood Foresters". To the lower part of the cross the title scroll, "Derbyshire".
Derbyshire Regiment.[Sherwood Foresters] Brass first pattern officers shoulder title,Derby, worn before the reference to "Nottinghamshire " was added to the Regimental Title.
Derbyshire Rifle Volunteers. Victorian white metal glengarry badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the 23rd. [Glossop ] Derbyshire Rifle Volunteers. The crest and motto of Lord Howard of Glossop to the centre of a crowned strap bearing the title.
Derbyshire Volunteer Training Corps. Bronze WW I cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse bearing makers details for Armfields Birmingham. A stag to the centre of a circlet bearing the title, "Derbyshire Volunteer Regiment of Home Guards" on a maltese cross.
Derbyshire Yeomanry. Brass shoulder title,Y / Derbyshire.
Derbyshire Yeomanry. Brass king's crown cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. A crowned rose to the centre of a wreath of laurel bearing the South African honours above a tri-part title scroll, the centre section being blank.
Derbyshire Yeomanry. Brass shoulder title,T / Y / Derbyshire.
Derbyshire Yeomanry. King's crown officers bronze service dress cap badge with two blades to the reverse. A crowned rose to the centre of a wreath of laurel bearing the South Africa battle honour,above a tri-part title scroll,that has the blank centre section.
Derbyshire Yeomanry. King's crown bronzed cap badge with two loops to the reverse. A rose to the centre of a crowned wreath that bears the South Africa honours,above a tri-part title scroll,with a laurel spray to the centre section.
Despatch Rider. Embroidered white on khaki sleeve qualification badge worn by a Despatch Rider. The letters "D.R" above a winged wheel. [One of the many semi-official sleeve badges worn]
Despatch Rider. White on khaki embroidered sleeve badge. A motor-cycle wheel with a pair of up-swept wings below the letters "D-R".
Despatch Rider. Embroidered black on very dark green sleeve trade badge. The letters "D.R." above a winged wheel.
Despatch Rider. Embroidered white on khaki sleeve trade badge. The letters "D.R" above a wheel with a pair of "up-swept" wings.
Devon and Cornwall County Division. Scarce printed example of the arms of the Duchy of Cornwall,and the sword \"Excalibur\",also worn by the 73rd.Independent Infantry Brigade,when this county division was disbanded.
Devonshire Army Cadet Force. Scarce printed example of the white castle in a red rectangle on a green background,worn by the Devonshire A.C.F.
Devonshire Regiment-Home Guard. Two piece white on red embroidered 2nd.Phase shoulder designation worn by the 8th.Devon Battalion. Home Guard / Devon / 8.
Devonshire Regiment-Volunteers. Victorian other ranks white metal helmet plate with three loops to the reverse. Exeter Castle to the centre of a circlet bearing the title,"Devonshire 3rd.Volr.Battn." within a wreath of laurel on a crowned star plate. [Headquarters at Exeter]
Devonshire Regiment. Other ranks brass pagri badge with long slider fitting to the reverse. The Castle of Exeter above the motto Semper Fidelis,to the centre of a circlet bearing the title,Devonshire.[Same pattern as the helmet plate centre]
Devonshire Regiment. WW II plastic economy issue cap badge with two blades and makers details for Stanley Walsall to the reverse. Exeter Castle to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title,upon a multi-rayed star.
Devonshire Regiment. King's crown officers bronze service dress cap badge with two blades to the reverse. Exeter Castle to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title,upon a multi-rayed star.
Devonshire Regiment. Scarce late WW II embroidered green on red shoulder title,The Devonshire Regiment.
Devonshire Regiment. King's crown WW I all brass economy issue cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The castle and motto to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title,upon a multi-rayed star.
Devonshire Regiment. Scarce WW II printed example of the red sword and bowl on a dark green background worn by the 4th.Battalion Devonshire Regiment.
Devonshire Regiment. Scarce embroidered locally made large size red "sword and bowl" on a green background worn by the 4th.Battalion on pale k.d tunics whilst serving overseas. [Approx 10 x 4 cms.] [Moth hole above sword handle]
Devonshire Regiment. WW II white on red printed shoulder title,Devon.
Devonshire Regiment. Brass shoulder title,T / 7 / Devon. Worn by the 7th.Territorial [Cyclist ] Battalion
Devonshire Regiment. King's crown black-brass cap badge with two loops to the reverse,worn by the 4th. Territorial Battalion. Exeter Castle to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title on a multi-rayed star.
Devonshire Rifle Volunteers. Victorian white metal other ranks helmet plate with three loops to the reverse. Exeter Castle to the centre of a circlet bearing the title, "4th.Devonshire R.V.Corps" ,within a wreath of laurel on a crowned multi-rayed back-plate. [Headquarters at Barnstaple]
Diamond Fields Field Artillery-South Africa. Scarce king's crown gilt helmet or pouch badge with two screw bolts and makers / retailers plate for Hobson London to the reverse. An old style field gun to the centre of entwined scrolls bearing the title and motto. [Worn 1903-1906 only. See Owen's book item 208.]
Diamond Fields Horse- South Africa. Scarce white metal Victorian cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The Arms of the Cape to the centre of a circlet bearing the title and date "Diamond Fields Horse 1877". [See Owen's book item 186.] [See item 19864 for shoulder title]
Diamond Fields Horse- South Africa. Brass shoulder title,DFH. [See item 19743 for cap badge ] [Owen's book item 179]
Dig for Victory ! WW II celluloid on tin, pin backed green,white and black badge,to entice volunteers to help with the war effort by growing more crops.
Dorchester School-O.T.C. Scarce brass cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The Arms of the school above the title scroll, surmounted by a Knight's helm with mantling and a dragon's head.
Dorset Home Guard. WW II printed sleeve designation set still affixed to a section of greatcoat material. Home Guard / DOR / 5. Worn by the 5th. [Weymouth] Battalion commanded by Lt.Col. C.E.Stewart.
Dorset Home Guard. Extremely rare WW II printed black on khaki arm band with designation and factory stampings. The lettering "DOR 2" and " Lott & Walne " has been indelible inked to the normal "Home Guard". Lott & Walne were an engineering factory in Dorchester during the war and the 2nd.Dorset Home Guard was the Dorchester Battalion commanded by Lt.Col.C.D.Drew DSO OBE.
Dorset Regiment. Anodised aluminium cap badge worn in the 1950's when the regimental title changed.Castle and honour scroll,topped by a sphinx and Marabout,within a wreath bearing the title,Dorset,with slider to the reverse.
Dorset Regiment. WW II printed white on red shoulder title,Dorset.
Dorsetshire Regiment-Volunteers. Scarce bronze small size f.s.cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the 1st.Volunteer Battalion. A cap of maintenance in flames above the number "16" to the centre of a circlet bearing the title,"1.V.B.Dorset Regt.". [Now with red backing cloth for display]
Dorsetshire Regiment. Bi / metal Victorian other ranks cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The "Two-Tower" castle,Egypt honour and "India" motto scroll to the centre of the title scroll and a half wreath of laurel.
Dorsetshire Regiment. Bi / metal cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse with the "wide-wreath". The castle and "Primus In Indus" motto,below the sphinx and "Marabout" honour to the centre of a wreath of laurel with the title scroll to the lower part. [Thought to have been worn by a battalion in India in the early 1900's]
Dorsetshire Regiment. Bi /metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the 4th.Territorial Battalion. The castle and "Primus In Indus" honour to the centre of a wreath of laurel that carries the title scroll,surmounted by the Egyptian sphinx upon a blank tablet.
Dorsetshire Regiment. Cast brass king's crown pouch badge with three loops to the reverse worn by bandsmen of the regiment. The title "Dorset" in large script surmounted by the crown,above the motto scroll, "Primus In Indus"
Dorsetshire Regiment. Pair of other ranks brass shoulder titles,Dorset.
Dorsetshire Regiment. Officers bronze service dress cap badge with two blades to the reverse. The castle and "Primus In Indis" honour to the centre of a wreath of laurel bearing the title scroll, surmounted by the sphinx upon a tablet "Marabout".
Dorsetshire Rifle Volunteers. Victorian black-brass other ranks helmet plate with two loops to the reverse. A strung bugle horn with the number "16" between the strings to the centre of a circlet bearing the motto,"Pro Patria" upon a maltese cross. The arms of the cross bear the titles," Dorset Rifle Voluns. " and the fasces,with the crown resting upon a blank tablet. [The number "16" being the Rifle Volunteer Order of Precedence for Dorset.]
Drummer's Badge. Early deeply padded embroidered example of the drummer's sleeve badge in yellow,white and blue on a scarlet backing.
Drummer's Badge. Embroidered and padded Drummer's sleeve badge in grey and pale khaki. [One thread loose to the left side of drum ]
Duke of Cambridge's Own [Middlesex Regiment] Officers sil / gilt waist-belt clasp with matching bench marks to each half. The Arms of Middlesex,the Prince of Wales's plumes,and the "Albuhera" honour within a wreath of laurel to the centre of a circlet bearing the "Duke of Cambridge's " title. [Tip of wreath on the right side absent,so priced accordingly.]
Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry-Volunteers. Early pattern Victorian white metal cap badge with three loops to the reverse worn by Volunteer Battalions of the D.C.L.I. A strung bugle horn surmounted by a coronet.
Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Printed WW II example of the white on red shoulder title,D.C.L.I., still affixed to a section of battledress.
Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. King's crown brass valise badge with long "slider" type fitting to the reverse. The D.C.L.I. bugle,castle and feathers to the centre of a Garter Strap on a crowned wreath and star backing,with the regimental title scroll below.
Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Other ranks brass home service helmet plate centre with four loops to the reverse. The castle feathers and bugle horn to the centre of a circlet bearing the title. Designed to be worn on the universal pattern helmet plate.
Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. WW II plastic economy issue cap badge with two blades and makers details for Stanley Walsall to the reverse. The title scroll, "Cornwall " upon a strung bugle horn and coronet.
Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Pair of embroidered white on red shoulder titles,D.C.L.I.
Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Scarce WW II embroidered black on khaki with dark green backing, shoulder title,Cornwall. Worn by the 5th.Territorial Battalion and made by the regimental tailor from cut-down shoulder strap slip-ons.
Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Most unusual silver [not marked] sweetheart brooch with replaced pin fitting to the reverse. Three small heart shapes bearing the Regimental badge to the centre and the letters "K and H " within flower sprays to the outer two.
Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Superb quality Victorian officers silver / gilt two piece headdress badge with five loops to the reverse. The main Gateway of Launceston Castle backed by a pair of crossed feathers with red velvet inserts, to the centre of a strung bugle horn. Below this a tri-part title scroll, "The Duke of Cornwall's Lt. Infy." [Worn on the "Station Master " style peaked cap]
Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. WW II printed white on red shoulder title,Cornwall. [Glue and paper stuck to the reverse]
Duke of Cornwall\'s Light Infantry. Pair of officers bronze service dress collar badges of the smaller size,worn in the 1930\'s.
Duke of Glendon's Regiment. Embroidered white on red shoulder title,D.G.R. Produced by the same people making titles for the army in 1944 for the film "The Way Ahead" with David Niven.
Duke of Lacaster's Own Militia. Victorian officers silvered shako plate with two horizontal loops to the reverse. The cypher of Queen Victoria on a plain domed ground to the centre of a circlet bearing the title,"Duke of Lancasters Own 3rd.Regt." upon a crowned multi-rayed star plate.
Duke of Lancaster's Own Imperial Yeomanry. Rare brass cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The Rose of Lancashire above the title scroll, "The Duke of Lancaster's Own I.Y."
Duke of Lancaster's Own Yeomanry. Bi / metal cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse bearing makers details for Firmin London. The Lancashire Rose to the centre of a strap bearing the title surmounted by a coronet.
Duke of Lancaster's Own Yeomanry. Officers bronze service dress cap badge with two blades and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse. The Lancashire Rose and a wreath to the centre of a strap bearing the title,surmounted by a Ducal Coronet.
Duke of Lancaster's Own Yeomanry. Brass shoulder title,DLO.
Duke of Lancaster's Own Yeomanry. Anodised aluminium cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse bearing makers details for Gaunt Birmingham,still affixed to a "Stores and Clothing " pattern card with original wax seal to the reverse. The Lancashire Rose and wreath to the centre of a strap bearing the title,surmounted by a coronet. [Card is dated 1971 and re-stamped by the M.O.D.]
Duke of Lancaster's Own Yeomanry. Brass shoulder title,T / Y / DofLancasters.
Duke of Wellington's Regiment [West Riding] Scarce brass shoulder title,Dof W, only worn for a short time in the 1920's.
Duke of Wellington's Regiment [West Riding] Brass shoulder title,T / 6 / W.Riding. Worn by the 6th. [Skipton-in-Craven ] Battalion Duke of Wellington's.
Duke of Wellington's Rgt. [West Riding] Pair of officers bronze service dress collar badges with three loops to the reverse of each one. An Indian elephant with a Howdah on its back above the title scroll.
Duke of Yorks Royal Military School. Scarce queen's crown anodised aluminium cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse bearing makers details for Firmin London,affixed to an Inspectorate of Clothing 1966 dated pattern card,with wax seals to the reverse. The "E ii R" cypher to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title,Royal Military School.
Duke of Yorks Royal Military School. Scarce Victorian bi / metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The cypher of Queen Victoria to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title. [Polished to crown and circlet.]
Dunlop Air Raid Precautions. Silver and enamel lapel badge for the famous rubber factory,the title \"Dunlop\" above the initials,\"ARP\",on a blue enamel background. Still contained in the original card-board box,on a card marked,Stirling Silver.
Dunstable School-Cadets. Scarce brass cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The Arms of the School above a scroll bearing the title,"Dunstable School C.C." [Badge has been bent to fit a cap,and has the name "Smith 2 " scratched onto the slider.]
Durham Light Infantry-Volunteers. Scarce white metal Victorian other ranks cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the 2nd.Volunteer Battalion D.L.I. This title on a circlet around a strung bugle horn to the centre of a maltese cross, the upper arm surmounted by the crown resting upon a blank tablet.
Durham Light Infantry-Volunteers. King's crown white metal cap badge with two loops and a stud fitting to the reverse,worn by the First Volunteer Battalion. The titles,1 / VB / DLI, to the centre of a crowned bugle horn.
Durham Light Infantry. Embroidered yellow on dark green "Battalion" shoulder title,Durham Light Infantry.
Durham Light Infantry. Officers king's crown bronze service dress cap badge with two blades to the reverse worn by the 5th.,7th,8th and 9th.,Territorial Battalions. The letters "DLI" to the centre of a crowned bugle horn above a scroll bearing the South African honour.
Durham Light Infantry. Embroidered example of the white on khaki WW I shoulder strap slip-on,Bugle / Durham,with two cloth loops to the reverse.
Durham Light Infantry. Pair of white metal shoulder titles,a strung bugle horn above the title Durham.
Durham Light Infantry. King's crown black-brass cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse worn by the 6th. Territorial Battalion. The letters "DLI" to the centre of a crowned,strung bugle horn.
Durham Light Infantry. King's crown officers silver plated cap badge with two loops a "P" stamp and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse. The "DLI" monogram to the centre of a crowned bugle horn.
Durham Light Infantry. Scarce embroidered foreign service helmet pagri badge. The red letters "D.L.I." on a dark green rectangle.
Durham Light Infantry. King's crown WW II plastic economy issue cap badge with two blades to the reverse. The "DLI" monogram to the centre of a crowned bugle horn.
Durham Light Infantry. Scarce WW II red on green printed slouch hat / foreign service helmet pagri flash. The letters D.L.I. on a green rectangle.
Durham Light Infantry. Embroidered yellow on green Battalion shoulder title,Durhan Light Infantry.
Durham Light Infantry. Officers king's crown bronze service dress cap badge with three blades to the reverse. The "DLI" monogram to the centre of a crowned bugle horn
Durham Rifle Volunteers. Victorian black-brass helmet plate with three loops to the reverse. A bugle horn with ribbons to the centre of a circlet bearing the title,"4th.Durham Rifle Volunteer Corps" on a crowned maltese cross.
Durham University-O.T.C. Bronze cap badge with two loops to the reverse. A cross pate quadrate.
East Africa Command. Scarce early embroidered pattern of the crossed native pangas on a red shield outlined in black.
East Africa. Scarce WW II embroidered black on pale k.d. narrow pattern shoulder strap slip-on,East Africa.
East African Expeditionary Force. Scarce WW II printed example of the black rhinoceros on a white circle. The E.A.E.F. served in Burma as part of 14th.Army.
East Anglian Brigade. Printed example of the sign worn by the East Anglian Brigade Territorial Army Units. The yellow castle and title on a white star on a blue shield.
East Anglian Brigade. Superb quality near mint pair of officers collar badges,worn by the 3rd. Battalion. The Essex eagle inside a strap bearing the Garter Motto.[Finish much brighter than photo shows]
East Anglian Brigade. Officers sil / gilt cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The Castle and Key above the scroll, "East Anglia" upon a multi-rayed star.
East Kent Regiment [Buffs] WW II white on red printed shoulder title,Buffs. [Small hole to backing material]
East Lancashire Cadets. Scarce embroidered example of the green shield with a white bar and red Lancashire Rose. Worn by Manchester Regiment units of the East Lancashire Army Cadet Force.
East Lancashire Regiment King's crown bi / metal cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse worn by the 3rd. [Militia] Battalion East Lancashire Regiment. The sphinx and Egypt honour above the Lancashire Rose to the centre of a crowned wreath of laurel with the title scroll to the lower part. [N.B. Reversed metals to the regular battalions]
East Lancashire Regiment-Militia. King's crown bi / metal cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The sphinx and Egypt honour and the Lancashire Rose to the centre of a crowned wreath of laurel bearing the title scroll. [Note same pattern as the Regulars but with "reversed" metals.]
East Lancashire Regiment-Volunteers. White metal Victorian other ranks glengarry badge with three loops to the reverse. The sphinx to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title " 1st. Volr. Battn. East Lancashire".
East Lancashire Regiment-Volunteers. Scarce white metal Victorian cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The sphinx upon a blank tablet above a Lancashire Rose,to the centre of a crowned wreath of laurel that carries the title scroll.
East Lancashire Regiment. Scarce king's crown bi / metal cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse worn by the 4th. [Blackburn ] and 5th. [Burnley] Territorial Battalions. The sphinx upon a blank plinth and the Lancashire Rose to the centre of a crowned wreath of laurel that bears the title scroll.
East Lancashire Regiment. Pair of officers bronze service dress collar badges. The Lancashire Rose above the title scroll.
East Lancashire Regiment. Officers king's crown bronze service dress cap badge with two blades to the reverse. The sphinx and Lancashire Rose to the centre of a crowned wreath of laurel with the title scroll to the lower part.
East Lancashire Regiment. Anodised aluminium cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse with makers details for Smith & Wright Birmingham. The sphinx and Lancashire rose inside a crowned wreath of laurel with a lower scroll bearing the title.
East Norfolk Militia. Rare Victorian officers silvered 1855-1861 shako plate with two loops to the reverse. A shield bearing the Arms of Norwich to the centre of a strap,"East Norfolk Militia",within a wreath of oak,all mounted upon a crowned multi-rayed backing star plate.
East Riding of Yorkshire Home Guard. Scarce WW II printed shoulder designation,ER / 101,worn by the 101 East Riding Home Guard [Anti-Aircraft Rocket Battery] based at Hedon Airport under the command of Major S.F Bastow.
East Riding of Yorkshire Yeomanry. Rare brass sleeve badge with two loops to the reverse. A running fox on ground bearing a tablet "Forrard" above the scroll, "Mounted Scouts". [Discontinued before the First World War]
East Riding of Yorkshire Yeomanry. Brass cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse bearing makers details for Smith & Wright Birmingham. A running fox.
East Riding of Yorkshire Yeomanry. Scarce NCO's bi / metal sleeve badge with two loops and original maroon cloth backing to the reverse. A fox above a scroll bearing "Forrard". [Approx 8 cms in length.]
East Riding of Yorkshire Yeomanry. Scarce officers bronze service dress cap badge with two blades to the reverse. A fox above the scroll, "Forrard".
East Riding Yeomanry. Scarce brass shoulder title worn by the East Riding Imperial Yomanry, ERYIY. [Westlake 355]
East Riding Yeomanry. Brass shoulder title,ERY. [Mentioned in Westlake,but not shown.]
East Riding Yeomanry. Scarce WW II embroidered light blue on maroon shoulder title.East Riding Yeomanry.
East Surrey Regiment-Volunteers. Victorian white metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the 2nd.Volunteer Battalion East Surrey Regiment. The Arms of Guildford on a hob-nailed star with the flat-topped Victorian crown above and a small "2nd.V.B." scroll below. To the lower points of the star the title scrolls "East Surrey" and the South Africa honour.
East Surrey Regiment. Victorian white metal other ranks glengarry badge,worn by the 4th. Volunteer Battalion,The East Surreys. The Arms of Guildford on a backing star,inside a crowned circlet bearing the title,East Surrey 4th. Volr. Battn.,with three black loops to the reverse.
East Surrey Regiment. Embroidered WW II example of the yellow eight-pointed star on a black square worn by the 1st.Battalion East Surrey Regiment. [Slightly Grubby star.]
East Surrey Regiment. Scarce WW I king's crown bi /metal cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse bearing makers details for Starr Putney,worn by the 13th. [Wandsworth] Battalion East Surrey Regiment [Kitchener's Army]. The crowned Arms of Wandsworth upon a multi faceted star above the title scroll. [This pattern is the "second issue" ]
East Surrey Regiment. Brass shoulder title,T / 5 / E.Surrey,worn by the 5th.Territorial Battalion [Wimbledon]
East Surrey Regiment. Pair of WW II black on khaki shoulder strap slip-ons,E.Surrey,with cloth loops to the reverse.
East Surrey Regiment. Excellent quality pair of king's crown officers sil / gilt collar badges.The Arms of Guildford,crowned upon a backing star.
East Surrey Regiment. Plastic WW II economy pattern cap badge with two blades to the reverse. The Arms of Guildford to the centre of a crowned star above the title scroll.
East Surrey Regiment. Superb quality officers sil / gilt Victorian "Station Master's" cap badge with two loops and central back-plate to the reverse. The Arms of Guildford on a ground of green velvet to the centre of a voided circlet bearing a spray of laurel and the title,"East Surrey". Above the centre a Victorian crown with red velvet insert,all mounted upon a hob-nailed star plate.
East Surrey Regiment. Other ranks bi /metal Victorian pattern cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The Arms of Guildford surmounted by an Imperial Crown on a hob-nailed star above the title scroll, "East Surrey". [Pattern worn well in the 1900's ]
East Surrey Regiment. Other ranks king's crown bi / metal beret sized badge with slider fitting to the reverse,bearing makers details for Buttons Ltd. Birmingham. The Arms of Guildford,crowned,to the centre of a star above a scroll,East Surrey.
East Surrey Regiment. Scarce officers 6th Territorial Battalion black with polished highlights cap badge with brooch pin fitting to the reverse. The Arms of Guildford to the centre of a circlet bearing the titles,within a maltese cross that carries the South Africa battle honour to the upper and lower arms. [Possibly on blades originally]
East Surrey Regiment. King's crown officers bronze service dress cap badge with two blades to the reverse. The Arms of Guildford on a crowned shield and star backing above the title scroll,East Surrey.
East Surrey Regiment. Rare pair of brass collar badges worn by the 12th. [Bermondsey ] Service Battalion East Surrey Regiment,as part of Kitchener's Army. The Arms and Motto of the Borough of Bermondsey.
East Surrey Regiment. Queen's crown other ranks beret badge with slider to the reverse bearing makers details for Buttons Birmingham. The Arms of Guildford to the centre of a crowned shield,upon a hob-nailed star with the title scroll below. [Slight staining to side of crown]
East Surrey Regiment. Black brass cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse worn by the 6th.Territorial Battalion East Surrey Regiment. This title on a circlet with the Arms of Guildford to the centre on a maltese cross that bears the South Africa honour to the upper and lower arms.
East Surrey. WW II white on red printed shoulder title,East Surrey.
East Yorkshire Regiment. WW I all brass economy issue cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The Yorkshire Rose within a wreath of laurel upon a multi-rayed star above a scroll bearing the title. [Badge has been curved to fit the cap]
East Yorkshire Regiment. Excellent quality officers sil / gilt cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The Yorkshire Rose to the centre of a laurel wreath mounted upon a multi-rayed star with the title scroll below.
East Yorkshire Regiment. Officers sil / gilt Victorian forage cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The Yorkshire Rose on a black leather backing to the centre of a wreath of laurel on a multi-rayed star. [Slight tear to leather,and gilt now down to brass.]
East Yorkshire Regiment. WW II white on red printed shoulder title,East Yorkshire.
East Yorkshire Regiment. Other ranks bi / metal helmet plate centre with all four loops to the reverse. The White Rose of Yorkshire to the centre of a wreath and star,within a circlet bearing the title,East Yorkshire. Designed to be worn in the universal star pattern other ranks helmet plate.
East Yorkshire Regiment. Pair of officers sil / gilt and enamel collar badges with back plates and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse. The Yorkshire Rose on a ground of black enamel to the centre of a wreath and multi-rayed star.
Eastern Bengal Volunteer Rifles. Scarce brass cap badge with two loops to the reverse. A crocodile upon a voided tablet "E.B.Co." Worn after 1917 when the unit was re-designated 41st. East Bengal Company.
Eastern Command-Headquarters. Scarce WW II example of the silk woven green and yellow quartered sign.
Eastern Command. Facing pair of second pattern printed Eastern Command formation signs. A Viking's head,crossed swords and the White Cliffs of Dover.
Edinburgh Fire Brigade. Scarce white metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The Arms of the City of Edinburgh to the centre of a circlet bearing the title.
Edmonton Highlanders-Canada. Bronzed early pattern shoulder title Thistle / Edmonton Highlanders / Canada,with makers details for Jackson Bros. to the reverse.
Edmonton Regiment-Canada. WW II printed example of the pale green on black-edged grey shoulder title. 49th / The Loyal Edmonton Regt. / Canada.
Egyptian Army. Pair of officers gilt collar badges,worn by a British Officer serving with the Egyptian Army. The Egyptian Crown with red velvet insert surmounted by the Star and Crescent. [Egypt was a British Protectorate between 1914 and 1922,and the Army was led and trained by British Officers]
Eighth Army-South Africa. Scarce pair of WW II locally made embroidered "Crusader's Cross" formation signs affixed to tropical pale k.d. shoulder strap slides,worn by a South African 2nd.Lieutenant. Bullion wire crosses on a white shield with black backing,above a red strip denoting South African Forces and a single black-brass "pip". [South African Forces fought with the Eighth Army in many of the fierce battles in North Africa,El Alemein,Tobruk,and across Cyrenaica and Tunisia]
Eighth Army. Pair of embroidered and padded out crusader's crosses on a white shield affixed to tropical k.d shoulder strap slip-ons. The Eighth Army is very well known for all the major engagements,in North Africa,Sicily and Italy. Involving troops from India,Australia,New Zealand,England,Poland and South Africa.
Electrical Engineers. Scarce brass shoulder title,EE.
Ellesmere College Shropshire. White metal cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. A strung bugle horn with the titles "OTC" and "Ellesmere" between the strings.
Emirate of Afghanistan. Heavy brass waist-belt clasp worn between 1919 and 1928 during the reign of King Amanulla II. The Afghanistan National Emblem to the centre of a wreath of laurel.
Entertainments National Service Association. Scarce WW II white metal lapel badge with buttonhole fitting to the reverse. Of triangular form the central letter "E" with " N,S and A " to the other points.
Entertainments National Service Association. Scarce WW II embroidered sign worn by uniformed members of E.N.S.A. A white triangle with the E.N.S.A. badge in various colours below the white on black title "Welfare".
Essex - Army Service Corps. Scarce brass shoulder title,T / ASC / ESSEX. Worn by the Essex Brigade Company of the Army Service Corps Divisional Transport and Supply Columns.
Essex and Suffolk Cyclists. Rare brass shoulder title,1 / Cyclists / Essex & Suffolk. [Formed in Colchester in 1908 and re-designated 8th [Cyclist] Battalion Essex Regiment in 1911.]
Essex and Suffolk District. WW II printed example of the yellow "Suffolk" castle and black "Essex" seaxes with reverse colour backgrounds upon a shield.
Essex Home Guard. White on red embroidered shoulder title,Essex / 12,intended to be worn by the Home Guard during the second phase of its raising in the 1950\'s.
Essex Imperial Yeomanry. Scarce king's crown brass cap badge with two loops to the reverse. A shield bearing the Essex Seaxes surmounted by the crown.
Essex Regiment [Tank ] -Canada. White metal king's crown cap badge with two loops to the reverse. A WW I style tank to the centre of a crowned oval bearing the "The Essex Regiment [Tank]" maple leaves, and "Canada" title in voided lettering.
Essex Regiment- Militia. Scarce bi / metal cap badge with slider removed and now fitted with a brooch pin.The castle surmounted by the Egypt honour within a wreath of oak that bears the title scroll.
Essex Regiment-Cadets. Brass shoulder title,C / 2 / Essex,with makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse.
Essex Regiment-Territorials. Scarce bi / metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the 4th.,5th.,6th.,and 7th., Territorial Battalions. The castle to the centre of a wreath of oak bearing the title scroll,surmounted by a sphinx upon a blank tablet,with the South Africa battle honour on a small scroll to the lower edge.
Essex Regiment-Volunteers. White metal cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The castle to the centre of a wreath of oak that bears the title scroll,"2nd.VB. Essex Regt." and is surmounted by a sphinx resting upon a blank tablet.
Essex Regiment-Volunteers. Scarce white on red two piece embroidered shoulder title Essex / 2V. [Slight colour difference,but were worn by the same person]
Essex Regiment. Officers bronze service dress cap badge with two blades to the reverse. The castle within a wreath of oak that bears the title scroll surmounted by the sphinx and Egypt honour.
Essex Regiment. WW II plastic economy issue cap badge with two blades and makers details for Stanley Walsall to the reverse. The castle surmounted by the sphinx and Egypt honour within a wreath of oak that carries the title scroll.
Essex Regiment. Brass shield shaped pouch badge,bearing the Seaxes of Essex,with four horizontal loops to the reverse.
Essex Regiment. Pair of officers bronze service dress collar badges,the Seaxes of Essex above the regimental title.[One pair of loops slightly sqeezed in]
Essex Regiment. Printed WW II white on red shoulder title,Essex.
Essex Regiment. Bi / metal cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse worn by the 8th.[Cyclist] Battalion Essex Regiment. The castle to the centre of a wreath of oak,that carries the title scroll, surmounted by the sphinx resting upon a blank tablet.
Essex Regiment. Victorian other ranks bi / metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The early pattern castle surmounted by the sphinx and Egypt honour within a wreath of oak that carries the title scroll.
Essex Regiment. WW I all brass economy issue cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The castle to the centre of a wreath of laurel that carries the tri-part title scroll,surmounted by the sphinx and Egypt honour tablet.
Essex Yeomanry. Pair of large size brass shoulder titles,EY.
Essex Yeomanry. Bras "flat-topped" cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The Seaxes of Essex to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title above the motto scroll.
Essex Yeomanry. Brass king's crown cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The Essex Seaxes to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the motto, "Ducas Et Tutamen".
Essex Yeomanry. Scarce king's crown officers gilt cap badge with two blades to the reverse. The Essex Seaxes to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title above the motto scroll.
Eton College-O.T.C. White metal king's crown cap badge with two blades to the reverse. The School Arms on a shield to the centre of a crowned strap bearing the motto,Floreat Etona.
Eton College-O.T.C. White metal king's crown cap badge with two blade fittings to the reverse. The Arms of the College to the centre of a crowned strap bearing the title,"Floreat Etona".
Exeter School-O.T.C. Scarce brass king's crown cap badge with two loops to the reverse. Exeter Castle to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title within a multi-rayed star.
Expeditionary Forces Canteen. Bronzed cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The letters "EFC" in script form. [Forerunner of the N.A.A.F.I.]
Expeditionary Forces Canteen. Scarce brass shoulder title,EFC. [See item 18979 for cap badge and information.]
Experimental Assistant Gunnery. Scarce yellow on blue embroidered example of the EAG in a wreath trade badge worn at the Proof and Experimental Establishment Shoeburyness. [Yellow and blue worn by Warrant Officers,see Edwards page 94]
Factory First Aid Badge. Gilt and enamel cap badge ? with two loops and makers details for Fattorini Birmingham to the reverse. A lion holding the letters "ICI" on an orange enamel background,to the centre of a circlet bearing the titles,"First Aid " and "Imperial Chemiical Industries",in red and black enamel.
Faeroe Islands Force. Scarce printed example of the "Oyster-Catcher" sign used by this force,who occupied the islands against the threat of enemy invasion.
Federated Malay States Volunteer Force. White metal cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse bearing makers details for Gaunt London. A quartered shield to the centre of a strap bearing the title surmounted by an Eastern Crown. [See Renfrew's book page 140]
Federated Malay States-Engineers. Bi / metal cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse bearing makers details for Dowler Birmingham. A shield to the centre of a strap bearing,"Askar Jurutera Persekutuan" within a wreath of laurel that carries the title scroll,and is surmounted by a Malayan Kris.
Federated Malay States. Scarce brass king's crown cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the Federated Malay States Light Battery Artillery. An old style field-gun surmounted by the crown and a scroll bearing laurel sprays,above the tri-part title scroll.
Federated Malay Volunteer Reconnaissance Corps. Cast brass cap badge with pagri pin fitting to the reverse. A spear flanked by lightening bolts above a scroll bearing the letters " F.M.V.R.C."
Fife & Forfar Yeomanry / Scottish Horse. Queen's crown white metal cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse bearing makers details for Gaunt London. The Thain of Fife to the centre of a crowned saltire bearing sprays of Bay and Juniper.
Fife and Forfar Imperial Yeomanry. Scarce brass shoulder title,F & F I Y. [Title is very clean,picture makes it look stained]
Fife and Forfar Yeomanry. Scarce white metal N.C.O. \'s sleeve badge,the Thane of Fife,with two loops to the reverse,that have been twisted to the horizontal.
Fife and Forfar Yeomanry. White metal cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse bearing makers details for Gaunt London. An armoured Knight,the Thain of Fife.
Fife and Forfar Yeomanry. Brass cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The Thain of Fife.
Finchley Volunteer Training Corps. Scarce WW I gilt and enamel lapel badge with buttonhole fitting to the reverse. A blue and white enamel shield bearing the titles "Training Corps" to the centre of a circlet of red enamel,"Finchley Church End". [Worn by the early volunteers before the issue of uniforms.]
Fire Watcher Badge. WW II chrome and enamel lapel badge with brooch pin to the reverse. The title "Fire Watcher " in red enamel to the centre of a blue outlined circle surmounted by red enamel "flames". Worn by civilian volunteers trained to tackle incendiary bombs.
Fire Watcher. WW II chromed and enamel Fire Watcher lapel badge. Shield shaped with \"FW\" to the centre,title above and flames to the top.
First Dragoons [Royals.] Scarce large size brass shoulder title,RD.
First Aid Nursing Yeomanry. Set of post war embroidered insignia. Two shoulder titles in red on pale blue, F.A.N.Y, and one sergeants chevron in pale blue on khaki.
First Northamptshire Yeomanry. Rare officers sil / gilt cap badge with two loops and a "P" stamp to the reverse. The White Horse of Hanover and a spray of Rose,Thistle and Shamrock, to the centre of oval scrolls bearing the title,"Northamptonshire First Yeomanry". [Gilt now brass] [One loop appears to be a contemporary replacement.]
First Reserve Brigade-South Africa. Bronzed other ranks WW II cap badge with two loops and original ? yellow cloth backing to the reverse. The antelope's head to the centre of a wreath of thistle,above the title scrolls.
First Sussex Artillery Volunteers. White metal other ranks Victorian helmet plate with three loops to the reverse. An old style field-gun between the scrolls,"First" and "Sussex Artillery Volunteers" surmounted by the Royal Arms.
First West India Regiment. Superb mint gilt officers 1869 pattern shako plate with two loops to the reverse. The number "1" to the centre of a strap bearing the title, within a crowned double wreath of oak and laurel.
First World War Collection Fund. Scarce gilt and enamel lapel badge with brooch pin fitting, indistinct makers details and issue number to the reverse. A white enamel oval with the title "Controller " to the centre and the gold lettered "The National Egg Collection For The Wounded " around the edge.
First World War French Badge. White metal WW I French badge with original brooch pin fitting to the reverse. A depiction of the Maginot Line showing gun emplacements and barbed wire posts below the title,"On Ne Passe Pas". A morale inspired badge to show the German Army that the Maginot Line would hold.
Fleet Air Arm. Pair of king's crown gold bullion wire embroidered pilot's qualification wings. The fouled anchor to the centre of a wreath surmounted by a red inset crown and flanked by a pair of wings. [Slight wear t crown velvet and backing material loose.]
Fleet Air Arm. Gold bullion wire embroidered example of the Observer's Mate / Aircrew sleeve qualification badge. A white metal fouled anchor to the centre of an oval flanked by a pair of up-swept wings.
Fleet Air Arm. Gold wire embroidered queens crown pilots qualification wing. A white metal fouled anchor to the centre of gold bullion wire wings with red velvet inset crown above,all on a black backing.
Fleet Air Arm. Queen's crown bullion wire Navy pilot's qualification wing. White metal anchor to the centre of a wreath with a red velvet inset crown above and flanked by a pair of gold bullion wire wings.[Approx 9cms long]
Fleet Air Arm. Scarce brass and enamel 806 Squadron lapel badge with original brooch pin to the reverse and makers details for Emblems of London. A hand grasping a lightening bolt in the sea in coloured enamels,with the motto in a scroll below and the squadron number and a naval crown to the top.
Fleet Air Arm. Pair of king's crown embroidered gold wire pilot's qualification wings. A white metal fouled anchor within a wreath to the centre of a pair of bullion wire wings surmounted by the crown. [Red velvet crown insert worn.]
Forage Corps. Scarce bronze WW I cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The "FC" monogram the voided centre of a wreath and star. [Raised in 1915 and attached to the Army Service Corps,these women provided forage for the army,releasing men for other work.]
Forage Corps. Scarce WW I title that was used as a cap badge,FC. Raised in 1915 and attached to the Army Service Corps these women provided Forage for the Army,releasing men for other work.
Force 281 [Dodecanese] Rare WW II embroidered example of the red "Leaping Wild Goat" above three blue bars representing the sea. Force 281 was formed from men trained in mountain warfare and occupied Syme and Rhodes and raided other islands in the Dodecanese.
Forest Department-Hong Kong ? White metal king's crown cap badge with three loops to the reverse. A furled title scroll, "Forest Dept." surmounted by the crown. [From an old collection mounted on boards,with the title "Hong Kong Badges" ] ?
Forest School-Walthamstow. Brass and enamel cap badge with two loops and makers details for Firmin London to the reverse. Sprigs of oak on a ground of red enamel to the centre of a circlet bearing the motto,on a multi-rayed star,that also carries the blue enamelled title scroll,"Forest School C.C.F.".
Forester Brigade. Officers sil / gilt cap badge with two loops and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse. The antelope to the centre of a Garter Strap on a maltese cross surmounted by a tiger,within a wreath of oak that bears the title.
Framlingham [Suffolk ] Rifle Volunteers. Extremely rare white metal glengarry badge with two loops to the reverse. Framlingham Castle with its distinctive "Three Chimneys". [In the 1870's Framlingham were the 2nd.Suffolk Rifle Volunteers but by 1880 had been absorbed by the Ipswich Battalion.]
Free French Air Force. Gilt and enamel lapel badge with brooch pin fitting to the reverse. The Cross of Lorraine to the centre of a shield bearing the colours of the French Flag flanked by a pair of wings surmounted by a star,above a scroll bearing "F.A.F.L."
Free French Forces. WW II enamel lapel badge with brooch pin fitting and registration number to the reverse. The title "France Libre" on the red and white enamel Cross of Lorraine on a blue enamel elongated diamond.
Free Netherlands Army. Brass WW II cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse bearing makers details for Gaunt London. The Royal Lion of the House of Orange above a scroll,"Nederland"
Free Netherlands Army. Rare WW II officers gold and silver bullion wire embroidered cap badge that has been sown around a piece of Perspex to "stiffen" it up. The Royal Lion of the House of Orange above a scroll, "Nederland" on a khaki background.
Free Polish Forces. WW II embroidered sleeve badge worn by Free Polish Volunteers from France serving with the Royal Air Force. The French Tricolour to the centre of a wreath surmounted by the Polish Eagle,on "R.A.F. blue" backing.
Free Polish Forces. White metal cap badge with "domed nut " fitting to the reverse. The Polish Eagle upon a shield bearing the letters "DSP"
French War Wounded. Scarce WW I gilt and enamel lapel badge with replaced brooch pin and makers details for Fattorini Bolton to the reverse. The Cockerel of France in red enamel upon a shield bearing the Geneva Cross and the letters " F.W.E.F." [French Wounded Emergency Fund]
Friends' War Relief Service. Rare enamel lapel badge with brooch pin fitting and Chinese characters ? to the reverse. The "Quakers Star " in red and black enamels on a ground of white enamel to the centre of a circlet bearing the title. The Friends War Relief Service were opposed to violence and therefore would not enlist in the forces to be trained to kill. They did however serve as medical helpers,and worked alongside the A.R.P. helping with air-raid casualties and re-housing work. Before WW II many of them worked overseas and by 1944 some of them went to Northern Europe to help with refugees and dis-placed persons.
Fund-Raising Badge. Scarce WW II blue and white coloured tin lapel badge,with pin fitting to the reverse,sold to raise funds for the war effort. A Royal Naval ship at sea above the title, War Weapons Week,with the area it was held in,Brighton & Hove,to the top.
G.H.Q Liaison Regiment. WW II embroidered white letter "P" on a black square. Worn by "Phantom" units using fast armoured vehicles in the forward battle areas to report information to G.H.Q. regarding troop movements and problems.
G.H.Q. Troops Engineers. WW II printed example of the red fouled anchor on a pale blue circle within a red circle. Worn by the Beach Groups whose task was to secure the landing beaches for the Normandy landings.
Galloway Rifle Vlunteers. King's crown white metal glengarry badge with two loops to the reverse. The Scottish Lion and the acronym "GRV" to the centre of a crowned wreath of thistle above double scrolls bearing the motto " Albanich" and the South Africa honour. [Volunteer Battalion of the King's Own Scottish Borderers.]
General Headquarters-India. Pair of G.H.Q. India WW II formation signs,with old safety pins sewn to the reverse as a fixing method. Bullion wire embroidered star of India on red over black rectangles
General Officer. Excellent quality king's crown bronze service dress cap badge with two blades to the reverse. A crossed sword and baton to the centre of a wreath of laurel surmounted by the Royal Crest.
General Officers. Pair of General's rank insignia with four loops to the reverse of each. A crossed mameluke sword and baton.
General Service Corps-Training Battalions. Scarce officers bronze cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The Royal Crest and motto, "Deus Vult" backed by crossed swords.
General Service Corps. Pair of WW II black on khaki printed shoulder strap slip-ons,G.S.C.,with loop fittings to the reverse.
General Service Corps. WW II plastic economy issue cap badge with two blades and makers details for Stanley Walsall to the reverse. The Royal Arms.
General Service. Pair of officers Victorian bronze collar badges of "General Service " pattern. The Royal Arms.
George Watson's College-Edinburgh. White metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The Arms of the College to the centre of a circlet bearing the title and founding date,within the Star of the Order of the Thistle.
Ghaffir-Palestine. Scarce bronze-brass cap badge with two loops to the reverse. A king's crown to the centre of a circlet bearing the title,Ghaffir. Worn from 1921- by village police under control of the Palestine Police
Gibraltar Garrison. Embroidered example of the yellow key on a red background. Worn at the Fortress Headquarters to signify that Gibraltar was the "Key to the Mediterranean"
Girls Training Corps. White metal cap badge with original brooch pin and makers details for Fattorini Birmingham to the reverse. The GTC monogram to the centre of a lozenge shaped surround.[Formed in 1941 from members of the M.T.C. to train girls for war service. See J.MILLS excellent book "Within the Island Fortress" for more information.]
Glamorgan Volunteer Training Corps. Bronzed cap badge with two loops to the reverse. Three chevrons upon a shield to the centre of a circlet bearing the title.
Glamorgan Yeomanry. Bi / metal cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The Prince of Wales's plumes above the title scroll.
Glamorgan Yeomanry. Bi / metal cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The Prince of Wales's plumes above a scroll bearing the title.
Glamorgan Yeomanry. Bi / metal cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The Prince of Wales's plumes above a tri-part scroll bearing the title.
Glasgow High School-O.T.C. Brass cap badge with two loops and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse. The Arms of the City of Glasgow to the centre of a circlet bearing the title,"High School of Glasgow O.T.C." [Centre polished.]
Glider Pilot Regiment. King's crown officers frosted silvered cap badge with two loops and makers details for Firmin London to the reverse. An eagle to the centre of an almost circular scroll bearing the title,surmounted by the crown.
Glider Pilot Regiment. Pair of white metal king's crown collar badges with single lug fitting to the reverse. The eagle to the centre of a crowned circular scroll bearing the title.
Glider Pilot Regiment. Scarce WW II "paste-back" dark blue on light blue shoulder title,Glider Pilot Regt.
Glider Sleeve Badge. Brass depiction of a glider with a black cloth backing complete with an oval shaped back-plate. Worn after WW II as an "Honour" badge by the South Staffordshire and Border Regiments,and their successor units.
Gloucestershire Field Artillery. Brass shoulder title T / RFA / GLOSTER. battery,who were part of the South Midland Division.
Gloucestershire Regiment-5th.Territorial Battalion. Officers king's crown silvered cross-belt plate with four screw bolts [two original nuts] and shaped back-plate to the reverse. The sphinx upon a blank tablet above the number "5" to the centre of a crowned wreath of laurel,that carries the title,surmounted by the crown that also sits upon a blank tablet.
Gloucestershire Regiment-Territorials. Small gilt and enamel king's crown lapel / sweetheart badge with brooch pin fitting and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse. The sphinx resting upon a blank tablet to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title,above a scroll,"The Sixth".
Gloucestershire Regiment-Territorials. Scarce officers bronze service dress cap badge with two blades to the reverse. The sphinx upon a tablet that has been officially erased, within a half wreath of laurel that carries the title scroll. Worn by Gloucestershire Territorial Units.
Gloucestershire Regiment-Territorials. Scarce brass "back-badge" with slider fitting to the reverse. The sphinx upon a blank tablet to the centre of a wreath of laurel. Worn by Territorial Battalions of the Gloucestershire Regiment before the First World War.
Gloucestershire Regiment-Volunteers. Officers silvered Victorian cross-belt plate with three screw bolts and centre backing plate to the reverse. The number "2" within a bugle horn with strings to the centre of a circlet bearing the title, " V.B. Gloucestershire Regt." on a crowned maltese cross.
Gloucestershire Regiment-Volunteers. Scarce white metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the 3rd.Gloucestershire [Bristol ] Volunteer Battalion. The sphinx and Egypt honour above the Arms of the City of Bristol within a half wreath of laurel,above the scroll, "3rd.Gloucestershire Vol." [One of the unusual volunteer badges displaying the honour they were not entitled to.]
Gloucestershire Regiment. WW II white on red printed shoulder title bearing the scarcer spelling of the Regiment's title, Gloster. [Paper stuck to reverse.]
Gloucestershire Regiment. Brass shoulder title,T / 4 / Gloster.Worn by the 4th.Territorial [City of Bristol ] Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment.
Gloucestershire Regiment. White metal cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse worn by the 5th.and 6th. Territorial Battalions. The sphinx upon a blank scroll within a half-wreath of laurel above the title scroll, "Gloucestershire".
Gloucestershire Regiment. Pair of officers bronze service dress collar badges with most unusual and original blade fittings normally only seen on cap badges,to the reverse. The sphinx and Egypt honour within a half wreath of laurel above the title scroll.
Gloucestershire Regiment. Brass shoulder title,T / 5 / Gloster, worn by the 5th.Territorial Battalion.[Possibly once blackened]
Gloucestershire Regiment. Brass early pattern large size"back badge" with slider fitting to the reverse. The sphinx and Egypt honour within a wreath of laurel.
Gloucestershire Regiment. Early pattern officers bullion wire embroidered cap badge. The sphinx and Egypt honour above laurel sprays.
Gloucestershire Regiment. Bi / metal large pattern "back-badge" with slider fitting to the reverse. The sphinx and Egypt honour within a wreath of laurel. [This unique honour commemorates the Regiment's stand at the Battle of Alexandria]
Gloucestershire Regiment. Printed WW II white on red shoulder title,Gloucestershire.
Gloucestershire Regiment. Superb quality near mint condition officers sil / gilt Victorian glengarry badge with two loops to the reverse. The sphinx and Egypt honour on a ground of black velvet to the centre of a crowned Garter Strap.
Gloucestershire Regiment. Brass early large pattern "Back-badge" with slider fitting to the reverse. The sphinx and Egypt honour to the centre of a wreath of laurel. [Slider shortened]
Gloucestershire Regiment. Officers bullion gold wire embroidered cap badge,on a shaped black backing. The sphinx and Egypt honour within a half wreath of laurel.
Gold Coast Rifle Volunteers. Victorian white metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The elephant and palm tree above the full title to the centre of a wreath of palm fronds surmounted by a Guelphic crown.
Gold Coast Volunteers. White metal king's crown cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The elephant and palm tree and the regiment's title to the centre of a crowned wreath of palm fronds.
Gold Coast-Territorial Force. Brass shoulder title,Gold Coast / T F.,with makers details for Firmin London to the reverse.
Gordon Highlanders. White metal plaid brooch with brooch pin [replaced?] fitting to the reverse,and makers details for Fattorini Birmingham. The Gordon's Tiger and Sphinx upon St.Andrew's Cross within a wreath and title circlet,all held by four bolts onto the outer cirle.
Gordon Highlanders. Scarce white metal other ranks glengarry badge for the 6th. Volunteer Battalion,The Gordon Highlanders.The stag's head and ducal coronet,inside a strap bearing "Bydand",with three black loops to the reverse.[worn from 1887-1890's]
Gordon Highlanders. White metal cap badge with uncommon slider fitting to the reverse complete with shaped tartan backing. A stag's head and coronet above the two-part motto scroll,"By Dand" to the centre of a wreath of ivy. [Appears to have been converted from loops a long time ago.]
Gordon School-Surrey. Brass cap badge with two loops and original red cloth backing to the reverse. The title "Gordon" to the centre of a circular scroll bearing the motto,surmounted by a knight's helm with an arm holding a spear as its crest.
Green Howards [Alexandra Princess of Wales's Yorkshire Regiment. WW II black on khaki shoulder strap slip-on,Green / Howards,with two canvas loops to the reverse.
Green Howards.[Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own Yorkshire Regiment. White metal cap badge with slider fitting bearing makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse. The Dannebrog and Princess's coronet above a scroll,The Green Howards.[Worn for a few years in the 1950's]
Green Jacket Training Brigade. Printed example of the green rectangle with red and brown strips to each edge.
Green Jackets Brigade. Queen's crown officers silver [not marked] cap badge with two loops and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse. A strung bugle horn to the centre of a maltese cross within a wreath of laurel that is surmounted by the crown upon a tablet bearing the honour "Peninsula".
Grenadier Guards. Excellent quality victorian valise badge with the original four loop fittings to the reverse. The cypher of Queen Victoria interlaced and reversed,within a crowned oval Garter Strap. [Most of the Guards valise badges were converted to "box" fittings]
Grenadier Guards. Excellent quality Warrant Officers sil / gilt cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The cypher of GviR mounted upon the ball of a fused grenade.
Grenadier Guards. Excellent quality silver and enamel king's crown lapel badge with brooch pin fitting and "silver" stamp to the reverse. The cypher of GviR on a ground of red enamel to the centre of a crowned blue enamel Garter Strap.
Grenadier Guards. Gilt and enamel king's crown old comrades lapel badge with brooch pin fitting and makers details for Phillips Aldershot to the reverse. The cypher of EviiR to the centre of a crowned Garter Strap above the title scroll.
Grenadier Guards. Gilding metal GviR king's crown cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by sergeants and musicians. The cypher of GviR reversed and entwined below the king's crown upon the ball of a fused grenade.
Grenadier Guards. Scarce Commissioned Quartermaster's cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The crowned cypher of GviR,reversed and entwined,in silver mounted upon the ball of a fused grenade.
Grenadier Guards. Blackened-brass other ranks cap badge with two loops to the reverse. A fused grenade.
Guards Armoured Division. Pair of WW II embroidered "Ever-seeing Eyes" on a red and blue shield. As part of 21st.Army Group the division landed in Normandy in June 1944,and took part in the hard fighting at Caen and Falaise,and the breakout from the beachhead. In September 1944 it became the first division to enter Brussels.
Guards Machine Gun Battalion. White metal king's crown cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The crowned monogram, "GMG" to the centre of a circlet bearing the Guards Motto and the date "1916" upon a hob-nailed star. At the points of the star .303 rifle bullets and between each one the emblems of the five foot guards regiments. [Badge has been shaped to fit a cap.]
Gurkha Kukri. Hallmarked silver and enamel sweetheart brooch with pin fitting,Birmingham hallmarks for 1914 and indistinct makers mark to the reverse. Silver handle with pale blue enamel blade bearing the title "For The Empire" [Slight enamel cracking]
Gurkha Kukri. Silver ? Gurkha Kukri sweetheart with brooch pin fitting to the reverse. The kukri knife is removable from the engraved and wire decorated scabbard.
H.J. Fire Brigade. Embroidered example of a red on black tunic badge,similar in style to the WW II A.F.S. type. Large letter \"H\" with a smaller \"H & J \" inside it. Probably made for a large factory.
H.M.S. Daedalus. Early WW II pattern gold wire on black cap tally,H.M.S.Daedalus.[With full stop] [Originally a Royal Naval Air Service station at Lee on Solent in 1917,transfered to the R.A.F. in 1918,and then to the Fleet Air Arm in 1939.]
H.M.S. St.Vincent. Early gold wire embroidered full length cap tally,H.M.S.St.Vincent.[With full stop] [A dreadnaught battleship with the 1st.Battle Squadron of the Home Fleet,fought in the Battle of Jutland with the 5th.Division Battle Fleet,and sold for scrap in 1921.]
H.M.S. Valiant. Hall-marked silver sweetheart brooch with pin fitting,Birmingham hallmarks for 1918 and indistinct makers marks to the reverse. A torpedo and a furled scroll bearing the title upon a fouled anchor. H.M.S. Valiant was a Queen Elizabeth class battleship that fought at Jutland in WW I and in the Mediterranean in WW II .
H.Q. Lines of Communication South-East Asia Command. Printed WW II example of the white stork on a pale green background. Formed to relieve the pressure on 14th.Army this formation took over the task of flying men and supplies up to the fighting lines between Imphal and Maungdaw.
Haileybury and Imperial Sevice College. Brass cap badge with two loops to the reverse. A book bearing the motto,"Fear God,Honour the King" to the centre of a crossed sword and anchor flanked by a Mural Crown and a Naval crown on a circlet surmounted by a winged lion upon a torse.
Hampshire and Dorset District. Printed WW II example of the white figure of "Victory" and the representation of the "Needles" rocks on a blue backing. It was in this district that a large proportion of the Invasion force for D-Day was assembled.
Hampshire Artillery Volunteers. White metal Victorian other ranks helmet plate with three loops to the reverse. The Royal Arms above an old style field-gun with the title scroll below and a " laurel-spray" scroll above.
Hampshire Carabiniers Yeomanry. King's crown brass cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The Hampshire Rose to the centre of a crowned oval bearing the title,backed by crossed rifles,with the scroll, "Carabiniers" across the rifle butts.
Hampshire Carabiniers Yeomanry. Pair of other ranks king's crown bi / metal collar badges with single lug fitting to the reverse. The Hampshire Rose and title on a crowned oval backed by crossed rifles,with the "Carabiniers" scroll across the rifle stocks.
Hampshire County Division. Embroidered WW II example of the black "Hampshire Hog" on a white background. [Paper stuck to reverse]
Hampshire Home Guard Printed WW II shoulder designation,H / 25. Worn by the 25th. [Rotherwick ] Battalion Hampshire Home Guard,commanded by Lt.Col.W.T.Brooks. M.C.
Hampshire Regiment-Cadets. Brass shoulder title,C / 6 / Hants. Worn by the 6th.Battalion Hampshire Regiment Cadets. Formed in 1918 from the redesignated 2nd. Cadet Battalion. [Top lug absent]
Hampshire Regiment-Volunteers. White metal Victorian glengarry badge with three loops to the reverse worn by the 1st.Volunteer Battalion Hampshire Regiment. The Tiger to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title. [Loops slightly squashed in ]
Hampshire Regiment. Pair of WW II black on khaki embroidered shoulder strap slip-ons "Hampshire",with double canvas tape loops to the reverse.
Hampshire Regiment. WW I all brass economy issue cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The tiger and Hampshire Rose above the title scroll, "Hampshire" within a wreath of laurel.
Hampshire Regiment. King's crown officers bronze service dress cap badge with two blades [folded into loops] to the reverse. The Hampshire Rose to the centre of a crowned Garter Strap,above the title scroll, "Hampshire" on a multi-rayed star.
Hampshire Regiment. Brass shoulder title,T / 9 / Hants. Worn by the 9th.[Cyclist] Territorial Battalion Hampshire Regiment.
Hampshire Regiment. WW II plastic economy cap badge with two blades and makers details for Stanley Walsall to the reverse. The Royal Tiger and the Hampshire Rose to the centre of a wreath of laurel that bears the title scroll.
Hampshire Regiment. Scarce silvered and enamel cap badge with two loops and a backing plate to the reverse,bearing makers details for Gaunt London worn by the 6th. [Duke of Connaught's Own] Territorial Battalion. A wreath of laurel surmounted by a Ducal coronet with the Hampshire Rose in red enamel to the centre of a voided strap bearing the title "Duke of Connaught's Own" backed with blue enamel.
Hampshire Regiment. Bi / metal cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse worn by the 6th. [Duke of Connaught's Own] Territorial Battalion of the Hampshire Regiment. The Hampshire Rose to the centre of a circlet bearing the title,within a wreath of laurel with the "Hampshire" title below and a Duke's Coronet above.[Slider slightly shortened]
Hampshire Regiment. Brass king's crown cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse worn by the 9th. [Cyclist] Territorial Battalion. The Hampshire Rose to the centre of a crowned bicycle wheel above a tri-part scroll, "Hampshire Cyclist Battalion".
Hampshire Volunteer Regiment. White metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse,worn by the WW I raised Volunteer Training Corps. The tiger and Hampshire Rose to the centre of a wreath of laurel the bears the title scroll, "Hampshire".
Hampshire Yeomanry-Carabiniers. Scarce king's crown officers bronze service dress cap badge with two blades and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse. The Hampshire Rose to the centre of a crowned oval bearing the title "Hampshire Yeomanry" backed by a pair of crossed rifles with the additional title "Carabiniers " across the stocks.
Harrow County School. Brass cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The letters "HCS" and the motto scroll across the blade of a sword.
Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment-Canada. Scarce WW II printed yellow on dark blue shoulder title, Hastings- & -Prince-Edward-Regt. / Canada.
Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment-Canada. Printed WW II example of the yellow on blue shoulder title,Hastings & Prince Edward Regt. / Canada.
Headquarters 15th.Army. WW II woven example of the shield with blue and white wavy lines on a red background that has had a canvas tape shoulder strap slip-on affixed to the reverse. This was a mixed British and American Formation composed of the British Eighth Army and the American Fifth,with troops of many nationalities fighting in the very fierce final stages of the war in Italy.
Headquarters Middle East Land Forces. Printed example of the crowned yellow lion on a red and blue shield.
Heavy Cavalry. Queen's crown modern sil / gilt pouch badge with two screw bolts to the reverse worn by the Heavy Cavalry and Central Band,still affixed to an original Sample Card. A WW I style tank,musician's lyre,and a crossed sword and rifle,with the title scrolls surmounted by the crown. The sample card is from the "All Arms Manufacturing Organisation".
Helmet Plate. Brass Victorian other ranks home service helmet plate with two loops to the reverse. This is the "general pattern " designed to be fitted with any of the other ranks pattern helmet plate centres.
Her Majesty's Reserve Regiment of Lancers. Victorian bi / metal cap badge with four loops to the reverse. The crown and letters "RR" backed by a pair of crossed cavalry lances,above the title scroll, "Lancers".
Her Majesty's Reserve Regiments. Brass Victorian cap badge with two loops to the reverse. Worn by the Royal Home Counties Reserve Regiment during the South African War. The Royal Arms.
Her Majesty's Reserve Regiments. Brass Boer War period shoulder title,HMRR / Hussars.
Her Majesty\'s Reserve Regiments. Scarce Boer War period brass shoulder title,HMRR / Dragoon Guards. Raised in 1900 the reserve regiments allowed regulars to be sent overseas.
Herefordshire Army Cadet Force. Early pattern heavily embroidered light green on khaki example of the lion upon a torse.[Paper to reverse]
Herefordshire Regiment. Bi / metal other ranks cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The lion upon a torse holding a dagger above the title scroll, "Herefordshire".
Herefordshire Regiment. Brass shoulder title,T / Herefordshire.
Herefordshire Regiment. Scarce officers bronze service dress cap badge with two blades to the reverse. The lion holding a dagger upon a torse,above the scroll,Herefordshire.
Herefordshire Regiment. Brass shoulder title,T / Herefordshire.
Herne Bay School- Kent. Scarce brass cap badge with two loops to the reverse. A shield bearing the school arms above the motto scroll, "Delectando Pariterque Monendo"
Hertfordshire Militia. White metal victorian glengarry badge with two loops to the reverse. A hart standing in water to the centre of a crowned strap bearing the title " Harts Regt.Militia." [Note use of old style spelling of "Harts" ]
Hertfordshire Regiment. Brass shoulder title,T/ Herts.
Hertfordshire Regiment. Brass king's crown "wide-antlers" pattern cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. A hart resting on an earthen mound to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title.
Hertfordshire Volunteers. Brass shoulder title complete with original shaped backing plate,VR / Herts. Worn by the WW I raised Hertfordshire Volunteer Regiment. [Volunteer Training Corps]
Hertfordshire Yeomanry. Queen's crown officers silvered cap badge with two loops and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse. A Hart in water to the centre of a crowned strap bearing the title.
Hertfordshire Yeomanry. Pair of other ranks brass collar badges. A Hart in water.
Hertfordshire Yeomanry. Brass cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. A hart standing in water.
Highgate School -O.T.C. Brass shoulder title,Highgate / OTC / School.
Highland Cyclist Battalion. Scarce white metal king's crown cap badge with two loops and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse. St.Andrew and the motto of the Order of the Thistle surmounted by the crown on a hob-nailed star. Upper and lower scrolls flanking the centre bear the titles,"Highland Cyclist" and "Battalion T.F " [Loops slightly twisted]
Highland Cyclist Battalion. White metal king's crown cap badge with two loops to the reverse. St. Andrew to the centre of the star and motto of the Order of the Thistle surmounted by the crown. Each side of the centre double scrolls bear the titles,"Highland -Cyclist" and "Battalion -T.F."
Highland Cyclist Battalion. Scarce brass shoulder title,T / Highland / Cyclists,worn by the 8th [Cyclist] Battalion Black Watch Territorial Force.
Highland Cyclist Battalion. Scarce king's crown white metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse. St.Andrew to the centre of the Star of the Order of the Thistle,with upper and lower scrolls bearing the titles,"Highland Cyclists" and "Battalion T.F.".
Highland Light Infantry-Territorials. White metal king's crown cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the 9th. [Glasgow Highlanders ] Battalion Highland Light Infantry. St.Andrew and the Star of the Order of the Thistle with upper and lower scrolls bearing the full titles.
Highland Light Infantry. White metal king's crown cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the 6th.Territorial Battalion. The HLI monogram to the centre of a curled bugle horn with the South Africa battle honour,the elephant and the crown upon the Star of the Order of the Thistle.
Highland Light Infantry. White metal king's crown cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the 1st. Battalion Glasgow Highlanders. St.Andrew to the centre of the Star and Motto of the Order of the Thistle with the king's crown above and double sets of scrolls bearing the full titles.
Highland Light Infantry. Officers king's crown sil / gilt multi-piece cap badge with two loops and retailers plate for Scott Aide London to the reverse. The HLI monogram to the centre of a curled bugle horn upon the Star of the Order of the Thistle,with the crown above and the "Assaye" honour and elephant below. [ Loops twisted and gilt now brass ]
Highland Light Infantry. King's crown white metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the 9th. [Glasgow Highlanders ] Territorial Battalion Highland Light Infantry. St. Andrew to the centre of the crowned motto and Star of the Order of the Thistle,with double scrolls bearing the titles, "Glasgow Highlanders " and "9th.Batn. H.L.I.".
Highland Regiment. Scarce white metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse. A highlander's Targe with crossed broadswords upon a saltire to the centre of a strap bearing the title. [Raised during WW II and disbanded within a year.]
Highland Regiment. Scarce white metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse. A pair of crossed broadswords and a targe upon a saltire to the centre of a strap bearing the title. [Raised in 1942 and disbanded in less than two years.]
Highland Regiment. Scarce WW II black on khaki shoulder strap slip-on "Highland " with two canvas loops to the reverse. [Regiment raised in 1942 and disbanded in less than two years] [Mothed to lower edge and glue spots to reverse.]
His Majesty's Coast Guard. Officers king's crown gilt cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The "CG" monogram on a ground of blue cloth to the centre of a roped oval within a crowned wreath of oak.
HMS Cochrane. Hall-marked silver sweetheart badge with brooch pin fitting makers details for "F.H.M " and Birmingham hall-marks for 1913 to the reverse. A fouled anchor and rope bearing the ship's name. [HMS Cochrane was a Duke of Edinburgh class cruiser launched in 1905 and broken up after becoming stranded in 1918.]
Holnest Hospital Dorset. Rare nurse's brooch with original pin fitting and Sterling Silver stamp to the reverse. The symbol of the Red Cross and scrolls bearing the dates " 1915- 1919" to the centre of a circlet "Holnest". [This was a small WWI Red Cross hospital ]
Home Guard-Cornwall. Rare WW II printed example of the pale blue Knight's Helm below a yellow coronet on a black background worn by the 2nd. Cornwall [Coastal] Battalion [Delabole] Home Guard. [Commanded by Lt.Col. W.J.Williams OBE.] [Inked description to reverse]
Home Guard. WW II printed black on khaki armband,Home / Guard. Introduced for wear in 1940 after the original title Local Defence Volunteers was changed.
Home Guard. WW II plastic economy issue badge with makers details for Stanley Walsall and original brooch pin fitting to the reverse. Worn by female auxiliaries serving in the Home Guard. The letters "HG " to the centre of a circlet of laurel.
Home Guard. Pair of WW II pale yellow on khaki shoulder titles,Home Guard,that have been over-embroidered.
Home Guard. Scarce WW II printed sleeve badge worn by Home Guard members qualified in Bomb Disposal. A pair of yellow crossed aerial bombs on a red circular backing.
Home Guard. Printed WW II shoulder designation,CAM / 1. Worn by the 1st. [City and North] Battalion Cambridge Home Guard,commanded by Lt.Col. J.M.Bryan.
Home Guard. WW II printed shoulder designation still affixed to a section of great-coat material,Home Guard / NN / 7. Worn by the 7th.[Wellingborough Town] Battalion Northamptonshire Home Guard,commanded by Lt.Col. H.L Allsop OBE.
Home Guard. Printed WW II shoulder designation,BRX / 7. Worn by the 7th. Berkshire [Reading ] Battalion,commanded by Lt.Col. G.S.Field OBE TD.
Home Guard. Pair of WW II unissued embroidered black on khaki shoulder titles,Home Guard. One of titles still retaining a period price label.
Hong Kong Regiment. Rare bi / metal shoulder title,"HKR" in brass letters on a crescent shaped backing. Worn only from 1898-1902.
Hong Kong Volunteer Defence Corps. King's crown officers bronze cap badge with slider fitting and makers details for Firmin London to the reverse. The crown above two Chinese Dragons and the motto scroll, "Nulli Secundus Oriente".
Hong Kong Volunteer Defence Corps. Rare king's crown officers bronze helmet badge with original brooch pin fitting and makers details for Firmin London to the reverse. Two entwined "Chinese " Dragons surmounted by the crown. [Worn only from 1920-1929.See Renfrew's book on "British Colonial Badges " for more information.]
Hong Kong-Singapore. Bronzed shoulder title,HKS-RGA. Worn by the Hong Kong Singapore Royal Garrison Artillery.
Honourable Artillery Company-Artillery. Brass shoulder title,A / HAC, worn by "A" Battery.
Honourable Artillery Company. WW I embroidered red on black shoulder title,H.A.C.
Honourable Artillery Company. Brass Infantry Section other ranks cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The HAC monogram to the centre of a fused grenade.
Honourable Artillery Company. Brass queen's crown cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. An old style field-gun with mounted wheel,with the crown upon the "H.A.C." scroll above and the motto scroll "Arma Pacis Fulcra" below.
Honourable Artillery Company. Brass other ranks cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse,worn by the Infantry section of the H.A.C. Fused grenade with the HAC monogram in script on the ball.
Honourable Artillery Company. Brass other ranks 1879 pattern large busby grenade with two loops to the reverse. The HAC cypher to the centre of a rope circle upon the ball of a fused grenade. [Approx 9cms in height]
Honourable Artillery Company. Scarce WW II printed white on red shoulder title,H.A.C., worn by the Infantry Section.
Honourable Artillery Company. King's crown brass cap badge with three loops to the reverse. An old style field-gun above the motto scroll, " Arma Pacis Fulcra" surmounted by the crown and the "H.A.C. " title scroll.
Honourable Artillery Company. Brass sweetheart / old comrades badge with original brooch pin fitting to the reverse. The HAC cypher to the ball of a fused grenade,above the title scroll.
Honourable Artillery Company.[Infantry.] Scarce officers bronze service dress cap badge with two blades and makers details for Firmin London to the reverse.The "HAC" monogram mounted upon the ball of a fused grenade.
Honourable Artillery Company.[Infantry] Sergeants bi / metal grenade cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The "HAC" monogram in brass mounted upon the ball of a fused grenade.
Hospital Service. WW II white metal and enamel badge with brooch pin fitting and makers details for "H.W.M." to the reverse worn by Volunteers working in hospitals. The title "Hospital Service" to the centre of a circlet bearing "Ministry of Health."
Household Cavalry-Royal Horse Guards. King's crown bronze officers service dress cap badge with two blades to the reverse. The cypher of GviR to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title,Royal Horse Guards.
Household Cavalry. Queen's crown other ranks anodised aluminium cap badge complete with split-pin affixed to an Inspectorate of Clothing pattern card dated 1962. The reverse has original wax seals and various makers notations. The cypher of EiiR to the centre of a crowned Garter Strap.
Household Cavalry. Officers king's crown gilt pouch badge with six loops to the reverse and original red backing cloth. The Royal Arms and Motto.
Household Cavalry. Scarce king's crown brass cap badge with two loops and makers details for Firmin London to the reverse.The cypher of GviR to the centre of a crowned Garter Strap.
Household Cavalry. Officers king's crown gilt and enamel cap badge with two loops and back-plate to the reverse. The cypher of GviR on a ground of red enamel to the centre of a crowned,voided Garter Strap backed with blue enamel. [Gilt now dulled to brass]
Household Cavalry. King's crown other ranks full dress bi /metal helmet plate with screw bolt fitting to the reverse. The Star of the Order of the Garter to the centre of the Collar of the Order of St. George within a wreath of oak and laurel surmounted by the crown.
Household Cavalry. Brass king's crown cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse worn by the Royal Horse Guards. The cypher of GvR to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title.
Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion. Brass WW I cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. A stag taken from the Arms of Huntingdonshire County above the title scroll. [Also worn by the Huntingdonshire Home Guard during WW II ]
Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion. Brass shoulder title,T / Hunts. Worn by the WW I raised Cyclist Battalion.
Hyderabad Volunteer Rifles. Scarce white metal Victorian helmet plate with three loops to the reverse. The HVR cypher to the centre of a strung bugle horn with an "Albert" crown above.[Approx 9x7cms]
Imperial Yeomanry Cadets. Brass king's crown small size other ranks collar badge. The Royal Crest above a scroll,Cadets.[Single]
Imperial Yeomanry Hospital. Bi / metal Boer War era cap badge with three loops to the reverse. The Prince of Wales's plumes above a tri-part scroll bearing the title.
India Command. WW II embroidered white on red shoulder title,India Command.
India Command. Embroidered WW II silver wire on blue backing shoulder title,India Command.
Indian Army -Cavalry. Brass cap badge with four loops and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse worn by the 1st. Hyderabad Lancers [His Excellency's Nizam's Own] The number "1" to the centre of a pair of crossed cavalry lances above double scrolls bearing the titles." Hyderabad " and " I.S.Lancers" [Imperial Service Troops]
Indian Army Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. Pair of WW II pale tropical k.d. shoulder strap slip-ons. A Major's crown above the black embroidered "IEME".
Indian Army Ordnance Corps. Brass king's crown cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. A crowned shield bearing the Arms of the Board of Ordnance above a furled tri-part scroll,Indian Army Ordnance Corps.
Indian Army Service Corps. King's crown officers bronze large size pagri ? badge with two blades to the reverse. The "IASC" monogram to the centre of a crowned Garter Strap,within a laurel wreath and multi-rayed star. [Approx 5.5 x 5 cms]
Indian Army- Mussoorie Volunteer Rifles. Rare black-brass Victorian helmet plate with three loops to the reverse and now fitted with old red backing cloth for display. The "MVR" cypher above the title scroll, "Volunteer Mussoorie Rifles" surmounted by the crown. [Mussoorie is in the Dehradun District of the Northern Indian State of Uttarakhand.]
Indian Army- Palitana Lancers. Rare white metal Victorian officers large size helmet or pagri badge with original brooch pin fitting to the reverse. The Arms of the Princely State of Palitana,cavalry lances,and the monogram "MSC" to the centre of a crowned oval bearing the title and motto, "Palitana Rejoice In God ". [Approx 8 cms high.]
Indian Army-Agra Volunteer Rifles. Superb quality officers king's crown silver cross-belt plate with three screw bolts retaining the original nuts and washers,and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse. The Taj Mahal and a strung bugle horn to the centre of a crowned oval bearing the title and a half wreath of laurel.
Indian Army-Begal Volunteers. Black-brass cap badge with original brooch pin fitting to the reverse. The " EBVR" cypher to the centre of a circlet bearing the title,Eastern Bengal Volunteer Rifles,backed by a pair of crossed rifles,within a wreath of laurel.
Indian Army-Bombay Infantry. Brass cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The number "109" to the centre of a strap bearing the title,"Bombay Infantry" within a wreath of laurel. [The 109th. later became The Prince of Wales Leinster Regiment] [The mark on the left side of the wreath is camera flash]
Indian Army. Excellent quality king's crown officers bronze service dress cap badge with two blades to the reverse,worn by the Indian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. The Star of India to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the motto "Omnia Facimus" within a laurel wreath bearing a tablet "I.E.M.E."
Indian Army. Brass shoulder title,X DH X, with makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse. Worn by the "20th.Decan Horse" Indian cavalry.
Indian Army. Brass cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by Lucknow Volunteer Rifles. The old fort at Lucknow above a scroll bearing the "Defence of Lucknow 1857" honour.
Indian Army. Brass king's crown cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse,worn by the Supply and Transport Corps. The "STC" monogram to the centre of a Garter Strap and laurel wreath,on a crowned multi-rayed star.[Worn between 1902 and 1923,when they became Royal Indian Army Service Corps]
Indian Army. Large pattern white metal headdress badge with two [Of three] loops to the reverse worn by the Coorg and Mysore Rifles. The head of a bull above a scroll bearing the title.
Indian Army. Scarce WW II painted example of the Star of India and the motto "Heaven's Light Our Guide" within a circle of golden flames,worn by the Indian Contingent in England. Originally formed as "Force K.6" as Mule Companies,serving with the B.E.F.,half of the force was taken prisoner with the fall of France,the rest escaping back to England.
Indian Army. Brass shoulder title, 37 / Dogras,with three integeral flat loops to the reverse.
Indian Army. Gilt officers pagri badge with straight pin fitting to the reverse. A falcon to the centre of crossed cavalry lances above double scrolls bearing the title,"Jodhpur Lancers". [Pin possibly reinforced with more solder]
Indian Army. Brass shoulder title,Pioneer Corps.
Indian Army. Pair of brass shoulder titles,XIIBC,worn by the 12th.Bengal Cavalry.
Indian Army. White metal headdress badge with two loops to the reverse and makers plate for Gaunt London,worn by the 1st. United Provinces Horse. An officer on horse-back above a tablet bearing the "Relief of Lucknow 1867" honour and the title scroll.[See Cox's book item 2664]
Indian Army. Brass shoulder title,69 / Punjabis.
Indian Army. Brass shoulder title,SM / Madras,with two integral flat lugs to the reverse, worn by the Madras Sappers and Miners.
Indian Army. Scarce brass shoulder title,XXIMC. Worn by men of the 21st. Indian Army Mule Corps company.
Indian Army. Officers service dress bronze king's crown "General Service" cap badge with blade fittings to the reverse, the crowned cypher GRI. [ George Rex India.]
Indian Army. Cast brass king's crown Warrant Officer's sleeve badge with two blade fittings to the reverse ? A crown to the centre of a wreath of laurel.
Indian Army. Brass shoulder title,93 / Burma,worn by the 93rd. Burma Infantry Battalion.
Indian Army. King's crown silvered pagri badge with original brooch pin fitting to the reverse worn by an unknown unit. The cypher "ED" to the centre of a crowned wreath of laurel.
Indian Army. Cast Indian Silver officers king's crown field service cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the 5th.Maharatta Light Infantry. A crowned bugle horn with the number "5" to the centre. [Indistinct marks to the mouth of the bugle]
Indian Army. Pair of cast brass shoulder titles,E.B.C. Worn by the Eastern Bengal Company.
Indian Army. Brass shoulder title,40 / Pathans. [This Regiment had the disparaging nick-name of "The Forty Thieves"]
Indian Army. Scarce brass shoulder title,6 / 1st.S&M. Worn by the 6th.Company,1st.King George's Own Sappers and Miners.
Indian Army. King's crown officers blackened-gilt cap badge with two blades to the reverse. The "GRI" cypher surmounted by the crown. [Blacking mostly cleaned of.]
Indian Beach Groups. Printed example of the red sword with wings above a blue sea. As part of South-East Asia Command these units were used in Burma in an air-supply role.
Indian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. Pair of brass shoulder titles,I.E.M.E.
Indian Medical Service. King's crown white metal pagri badge with original brooch pin fitting to the reverse. The cypher of "George Rex India" to the centre of a crowned Garter Star and Strap,above a furled scroll bearing the title.[Approx 7cms high]
Indian Mercantile Marine. King's crown bullion wire embroidered officers cap badge. A white metal fouled anchor upon the red centre of a stylized circle of flames surmounted by the bullion wire crown with red velvet insert. [Slight moth to the black backing on the left side of the crown.]
Indian Police. King's crown hallmarked silver cap badge with two silver loops to the reverse. The "IP" cypher to the centre of a crowned wreath of laurel that bears London Hallmarks for 1916,and makers details for, B ? W L. [ Slight staining to crown and upper leaves]
Infantry Bomber. Embroidered example of the WW I red on khaki sleeve badge worn by Infantry Bombers. A fused grenade.
Inns of Court and City Yeomanry. Deeply padded officers embroidered beret badge. The figure of the Devil in red holding a silver bullion wire trident,on a black background.
Inns of Court Regiment. Brass queen's crown cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The four shields of the Arms of the Inns to the centre of a wreath of laurel bearing the South African battle honour,above the title scroll.
Inns of Court. Black-brass shoulder title, T / OTC / Inns of Court.
Intelligence Corps. Officers king's crown sil / plated cap badge with two loops to the reverse. A crowned rose between laurel sprays above a scroll bearing the title.
Intelligence Corps. Black on green embroidered shoulder title,Intelligence Corps.
Intelligence Corps. Overseas made cast unofficial shoulder title,IC.
Intelligence Corps. Scarce WW II black on green printed shoulder title,Intelligence Corps.
Intelligence Corps. Bullion wire Queen's crown embroidered officers cap badge. The crowned rose in a spray of laurel leaves above the title scroll,all in coloured embroidery on a cypress green backing.
Intelligence Corps. Pair of Queen's crown officers silvered collar badges bearing makers details for LB & B,to the reverse. The crowned rose within a half wreath above the title scroll.
Intelligence Corps. Officers queen's crown silvered cap badge with two loops and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse. The crowned rose within a laurel spray above the title scroll.
Intelligence Corps. Scarce WW II black on khaki shoulder strap slip-on "I C " with canvas loop to the reverse.
Intelligence Corps. Scarce brass queen's crown cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse bearing makers details for Gaunt London. The crowned rose within a half wreath of laurel above the title scroll.
Intelligence Corps. King's crown officers bronze service dress cap badge with two blades to the reverse. A crowned rose within a spray of laurel above the title scroll.
Intelligence Corps. Pair of king's crown officers bronze service dress collar badges.The crowned rose within a laurel spray above the title scroll. [Not exact but very close match]
Intelligence Corps. Pair of officers queen's crown silver plated collar badges with makers details for Gaunt Birmingham to the reverse. A crowned rose between a laurel spray above a scroll bearing the title.[Slight colour difference].
Intelligence Corps. WW II plastic economy issue cap badge with two blades to the reverse. The rose within a half wreath of laurel surmounted by the king's crown above the title scroll.
Interpreter's Badge. Scarce brass sleeve badge with two [of four] wire fittings to the reverse. The head of a pharaoh.
Inverness Volunteer Training Corps. Scarce WW I brass and enamel lapel badge with buttonhole fitting to the reverse bearing makers details for Gaunt London. The Scottish Lion to the centre of a red enamel oval bearing the title,I.R.V.Training Corps 1914.
Ipswich School-O.T.C. Scarce brass cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. A shield bearing the Tudor Royal Arms flanked by a greyhound and a dragon,above the title scroll.
Iraq Levies. Scarce white metal headdress badge with pointed slider fitting to the reverse. A pair of engraved, crossed native daggers. Formed in 1919 along with Eady's Arab Scouts and other Irregular forces by the British to help control the area. [See B.Renfrew's book for more information on this unit.
Irish Guards. Superb quality silver [not marked] and enamel small size sweetheart brooch of cap star design in the original fitted jeweller's box. The Order of St. Patrick with red.white and green enamels to the centre. Pale fawn leatherette box with silk and velvet lining and retailers details for Hennell - Bloomsbury- London to the lid.
Irish Guards. Brass other ranks cap star with two loops to the reverse. The Star of the Order of St.Patrick.
Irish Militia. Scarce white metal Victorian glengarry badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the Armagh Light Infantry. A bugle horn with strings surmounted by the crown. [After 1881 became 3rd. Battalion Royal Irish Fusiliers.]
Irish Munitions. Scarce king's crown gilt and enamel lapel badge with brooch pin fitting to the reverse. Various Irish Coats of Arms on a shield backed with white enamel,to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title,"Munition Makers Canteen" in gilt on green enamel.
Irish Piper. Brass sleeve trade badge. A set of Irish Bagpipes.
Island Air Services. Civil airlines cap badge embroidered in silver wire on a padded black background. The initials "I A S " upon the outline of England,Ireland and part of Europe surmounted by a pair of wings. Island Air Services were based at Croydon and latterly at Heathrow from 1945-1957. Its chief pilot and MD was ex-ATA pilot Monique Agazarian [My thanks to G.S. for the information.]
Isle of Man Volunteers. Scarce white metal king's crown cap badge with two loops to the reverse.[Slightly twisted] The Arms of Man to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title. [Possibly a Volunteer Battalion of the King's [Liverpool] Regiment or a WW I Volunteer Training Corps]
Italy Title. Scarce WW II printed red on khaki shoulder title,Italy. Worn by Italian Prisoners of War who had agreed to be "Co-operators" and work without escort on farms,railways and other tasks. This example is still affixed to a section of the chocolate brown battledress they were issued with.
Jamaica Local Forces. Brass king's crown cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse bearing makers details for Firmin London. The Arms of Jamaica to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title.Worn from 1906-1938.
Jamaica Militia Artillery. Scarce king's crown brass cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse bearing makers details for Firmin London. An old style field-gun above a scroll bearing "Militia Artillery " and surmounted by the crown and "Jamaica " title.
Jammu and Kashmir. Heavy cast brass waist-belt clasp with the Arms of Jammu and Kashmir to the centre and the title,"Maharaja's Guards" to the outer circlet with plain brass belt loops. [One of the Indian Princely State Forces.]
Joan of Arc Hostel. Scarce heavy white metal brooch / badge with pin fitting to the reverse worn by the Hostel staff. The figure of Joan of Arc within an oval above titles bearing her name and "Hostel 1916" upon a half wreath of laurel. [These were hostels for female munition workers away from home,the main one being in Plumstead London for Woolwich Arsenal.]
Joint Arms Control Implementation Group. Embroidered example of the Union Flag above the letters,"JACIG" on a purple backing. Worn by units tasked with implementing the United Kingdom's arms control commitments.[Fold mark to the centre.]
Joint Services Staff College. Scarce third pattern queen's crown printed example of the "Albatross standing on rocks" above the motto,Unity Is Strength. [Sign has been folded and worn over part of the design!]
Joint Services Staff. Scarce printed example.
Kaffarian Rifles. Scarce white metal victorian headdress badge with two loops to the reverse. A lion to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title and the motto, Nunc Animis.[See Owen's book item 108]
Kedah Volunteer Force-Malay States. Scarce bi / metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn only from 1933-1942. A sheaf of rice to the centre of a circlet bearing the title,above a scroll in the local dialect,surmounted by the State Arms of a Crescent and Shield. [See B.Renfrew's book for more information.]
Kent and County of London Yeomanry. King's crown bi / metal NCO's sleeve badge with two loops to the reverse. The White Horse of Kent upon a pair of crowned crossed rifles above the scroll, "Sharpshooters".
Kent and County of London Yeomanry. Other ranks bi / metal queen's crown waist belt clasp. Design as for the cap badge to the centre of a plain brass plate with both belt loops present.
Kent Cyclist Battalion. Scarce cast brass shoulder title,1 / Kent. Worn by the 1 / 1st. Battalion Kent Cyclists in India in 1916.
Kent Cyclist Battalion. Scarce brass shoulder title,T / KENT / Cyclists. Originally formed in 1908 as 6th.[Cyclist] Battalion Royal West Kent Regiment,redesignated and re-badged in 1910 as Kent Cyclist Battalion.
Kent Home Guard. White on red embroidered second-phase Home Guard sleeve designation,Kent / 12.
Kent Rifle Volunteers. White metal N.C.O.\'s cross-belt plate worn by the 33rd.[Sevenoaks] Kent Rifle Volunteers. The White Horse of Kent on a scroll,Invicta, inside a multi-rayed star. Two screw bolts to the reverse,and with black leather backing for display.
Kent Volunteer Fencibles. White metal WW I Volunteer Training Corps cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. [Very slightly shortened] The White Horse of Kent to the centre of an oval with the title scroll, "K.V.F" above and the Kent motto scroll, "Invicta" below.
Kenya Defence Force. Brass cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse bearing makers details for Firmin London. A lion rampant. [See B.Renfrew's book "British Colonial Badges" for more information.]
Kenya. White on khaki WW II "paste-back" overseas volunteers designation embroidered shoulder title,Kenya.
King Edward's Horse. [King's Overseas Dominion Regiment] Scarce first pattern yellow-brass cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The Arms of England surmounted by the title scroll,and unusual pattern "spikey-crown " Royal Crest, within a wreath of oak and laurel. Upon the wreath scrolls carry the names of the Colonies with the motto scroll and tablet "K.O.D.R." to the lower part. [Front of badge has been blackened for some reason ? reverse is normal colour.]
King Edward's Horse.[King's Overseas Dominions Regiment.] Mint unissued king's crown brass cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The Royal Shield to the centre of a wreath of laurel that bears the names of the five Overseas Dominions involved, the motto scroll and the title scroll which is surmounted by the Royal Crest.
King Edward's School - Birmingham. White metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The Arms of King Edward VI above the title scroll,"K.E.S.Birmingham C.C.F."
King Edwards Horse.[King's Overseas Dominions Regiment] Rare king's crown officers small bronze service dress cap badge with two blades and makers details for "J & Co." to the reverse. The "KEH " monogram to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the motto, "Regi Adsumus Coloni".
King William's College-Isle of Man. Brass cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The Seal of the College.
King William's College.Isle of Man. Scarce bronzed-brass cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The Arms of the college above the motto scroll,surmounted by a Bishop's Mitre.
King's African Rifles. Brass kings crown cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse,worn by the 2nd.[Nyasaland] Battalion. K.A.R. The number "2" to the centre of a crowned bugle horn above the title scroll.
King's African Rifles. Brass cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse worn by the 3rd.Battalion K.A.R. The Arabic numeral "3".
King's African Rifles. King's crown brass cap badge with two loops to the reverse,worn by the 1st. [Nyasaland ] Battalion. The number "1" to the centre of a crowned bugle horn above the title scroll.
King's African Rifles. Brass queen's crown cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the 1st. [Nyasaland ] Battalion. The number "1" to the centre of a crowned strung bugle horn above the title scroll.
King's College-O.T.C.- Wimbledon. Black-brass shoulder title,King'sCollege / OTC / School.
King's College-Taunton. Scarce brass shoulder title,King's / OTC / Taunton.
King's Colonials -Imperial Yeomanry. Scarce yellow brass single collar badge worn by "C-Squadron-Australia". A kagaroo upon a scroll,"Australia".
King's Colonials,Imperial Yeomanry. Scarce yellow brass slouch hat badge with two loops to the revese,worn by "C.Squadron,Australian " A kangaroo upon a scroll,"Australia".
King's Colonials-Imperial Yeomanry. Scarce brass cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by "British American - B Squadron". A beaver and a maple leaf above the scroll, "British American". [Composed of Canadian volunteers living in or near London.]
King's Colonials. Scarce first pattern yellow brass "Regimental" badge worn on the side of the slouch hat usually with the "Coat of Arms" pattern to the front. The letters "KC" entwined, to the centre of the Prince of Wales's plumes and the motto scroll, "Regi Adsumus Coloni".
King's County Royal Rifles. Black-brass cap badge with two loops to the reverse,worn on the small round forge cap. The title "King's County" on an ornate scroll. [King's County Royal Rifles were an Irish Militia unit,that became 3rd.Battalion Prince of Wales's Leinster Regiment [Royal Canadians] in 1881 ]
King's Own Korkshire Light Infantry. Large victorian pattern bi / metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The Yorkshire Rose to the centre of a curled bugle horn. [Worn on the slouch hat and pagri of foreign service helmets]
King's Own Malta Regiment. Rare WW II plastic economy issue cap badge with two blades and makers details for Stanley Walsall to the reverse. A Maltese cross to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title within a wreath of oak,that carries the scroll, "MDCCC".
King's Own Malta Regiment. King's crown bi / metal cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. A maltese cross to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title,within a wreath of oak that also bears a tablet "MDCCC"
King's Own Regiment [Lancaster] Pair of brass shoulder titles,Lancaster. [Not in Westlake's book]
King's Own Regiment [Lancaster] Anodised aluminium cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse bearing makers details for Gaunt London. The Lion of England above a tablet,The King's Own.
King's Own Regiment [Royal Lancaster] WW II plastic economy issue cap badge with two blades and makers details for "F&G" to the reverse. The Lion of England above a scroll "The King's Own". [Badge slightly twisted]
King's Own Regiment [Royal Lancaster] Brass early pattern cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The Lion of England above a scroll, "The King's Own".
King's Own Regiment [Royal Lancaster] Scarce officers silver ? early pagri badge on a red diamond backing with "hooks and eyes" fittings to the reverse. The Lion of England. [Badge seems to have had a heavy brooch pin fitting originally,but is now secured by thread,and is heavily toned to black]
King's Own Regiment [Royal Lancaster] Printed WW II white on red shoulder title,King's Own.
King's Own Regiment [Royal Lancaster] Pair of officers silver [not marked] collar badges. The Lion of England.
King's Own Regiment. [Royal Lancaster] Scarce Boer War period white on red embroidered pagri badge. The title "Lancaster" with a white metal number "4" above.
King's Own Regiment.[Royal Lancaster] White metal shoulder title,T /4 / King's Own,worn by the 4th.[Lancaster] Territorial Battalion.
King's Own Rifles of Canada. Black-brass king's crown cap badge with two loops to the reverse. A strung bugle horn to the centre of a circlet bearing the title,within a maltese cross carrying WWI battle honours on each arm. Below the crown a tablet with the motto,Celer Et Audax.
King's Own Scottish Borderers. Pair of brass other ranks pattern shoulder titles,KOSB.
King's Own Scottish Borderers. Brass shoulder title,T / 5 / KOSB. Worn by the 5th. Territorial [Dumfries] Battalion.
King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Scarce WW II plastic economy issue cap badge with two blades to the reverse. A curled bugle horn.
King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. WW I all brass economy issue cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The Yorkshire Rose to the centre of a coiled bugle horn.
King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Scarce pair of officers silver / gilt and enamel collar badges worn on the tropical uniform and Blue Patrols. The silver Yorkshire Rose on a black enamel backing to the centre of a coiled "French" bugle horn.[Gilt now down to brass]
King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. WW II printed white on red shoulder title that has been "blancoed","K.O.Y.L.I.".
King's Own Yorkshire Yeomanry [Light Infantry] Queen's crown "new-metal" cap badge with two loops and original back-plate to the reverse. The bugle horn to the centre of a pair of crossed cavalry lances with the crown above and the title scroll,KOYY[LI] below.
King's Regiment .[Liverpool] Brass shoulder title [Originally blackened] T / 5 / King's. Worn by the 5th.Territorial Battalion.
King's Regiment [Liverpool Pals ] Excellent quality heavy gilt "cap badge size" sweetheart or old comrades lapel badge with original brooch pin to the reverse. The Crest and motto of Lord Derby. [Worn by the WW I raised Kitchener's Army,17th-20th.Battalions King's Regiment [Liverpool]
King's Regiment [Liverpool] Scarce white metal shoulder title,V / I.O.M. [Thought to have been worn by the Isle of Man volunteer Battalions of the King's Regiment or possibly the V.T.C. ]
King's Regiment [Liverpool] Bi / metal cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The White Horse of Hanover upon a torse,above the title scroll "King's" in Old English script.
King's Regiment [Liverpool] Scarce WW I silver cap badge with two loops and hallmarks for London 1914 to the reverse,worn by the 17th - 20th Territorial Battalions [Kitcheners Army] King's [Liverpool ]Regiment. The crest and motto of Lord Derby. [Lord Derby raised the Battalions who were known as the "Liverpool Pals" and the silver badges were issued to the men who joined before October 1914]
King's Regiment [Liverpool] Scarce white metal pouch / sporran badge with two screw bolts to the reverse,worn by the 8th. [Scottish ] Volunteer Battalion King's Regiment [Liverpool]. The White Horse of Hanover to the centre of a circlet bearing the title," 8th.V.B. Liverpool ".
King's Regiment [Liverpool] Black-brass cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse and original red shaped cloth backing. A strung bugle horn surmounted by a Lancashire Rose. Worn by the 6th. Territorial Battalion King's Regiment.
King's Regiment [Liverpool] Brass king's crown cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse,worn by the 8th. [Irish ] Territorial Battalion King's Regiment. The crowned Angel Harp within a wreath of shamrock above a scroll bearing the full title.
King's Regiment [Liverpool] WW II plastic economy issue cap badge with two blades to the reverse. The White Horse of Hanover upon a torse,above the scroll bearing the title in Old English script,"King's".
King's Regiment [Liverpool] White metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the 10th.[Liverpool Scottish ]Territorial Battalion. The White Horse of Hanover and title scroll ,"The King's" upon a saltire within a half wreath of thistle and circlet bearing "Liverpool Scottish " [To the reverse a small piece of metal in the horse's body appears to have been where a makers plate has been removed ??]
King's Regiment [Liverpool] Victorian / Edwardian bi / metal cap badge with two black loops to the reverse. The White Horse of Hanover above the title scroll, The "Kings".
King's Regiment [Liverpool] -Volunteers. Scarce Victorian officers Home Service helmet plate with three loops to the reverse,worn by the 5th.[Irish] Volunteer Battalion King's Liverpool Regiment. The Angel Harp in a wreath of shamrock on a scarlet backing to the centre of a circlet bearing the title,within a wreath of laurel,mounted upon a crowned multi-rayed star plate.
King's Regiment [Liverpool] Territorials. Scarce white metal cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse,worn by the 7th.Territorial Battalion. The White Horse of Hanover above the title scroll, "The King's "
King's Royal Rifle Corps-Cadets. Black-brass king's crown cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. A maltese cross with the titles,"CLB" and "Cadets" to the arms,with a strung bugle horn to the centre of a circlet bearing the "KRRC" title,surmounted by the crown upon a tablet carrying the "South Africa " honour. [This was the only Cadet unit to be awarded the "South Africa" honour,serving with the City Imperial Volunteers.]
King's Royal Rifle Corps. Scarce victorian black-brass cap badge worn by the Militia Battalion of the K.R.R.C. A crowned maltese cross with no honours to the arms,with a bugle horn to the centre of a circlet bearing the title,and two loops to the reverse.[Now with red backing cloth for display]
King's Royal Rifle Corps. Victorian black-brass cap badge with two loops to the reverse. A strung bugle horn to the centre of a circlet bearing the title,within a maltese cross bearing battle honours to the arms. The upper arm carries a crowned tablet bearing the regiment's motto,Celer Et Audax
King's Royal Rifle Corps. Black-brass Victorian glengarry badge with two loops to the reverse. A strung bugle horn to the centre of a circlet bearing the title upon a maltese cross,the arms covered with battle honours. To the upper arm of the cross a Victorian crown rests on a tablet bearing the motto,"Celer Et Audax". [Approx 6cms high]
King's Royal Rifle Corps. King's crown black-brass cap badge with two loops and original red shaped cloth backing to the reverse. A strung bugle horn to the voided centre of a circlet bearing the title,on a maltese cross,with battle honours to each of the arms,surmounted by the crown and motto tablet.
King's Royal Rifle Corps. WW II printed red on dark green shoulder title,K.R.R.C.
King's Shropshire Light Infantry. WW II plastic economy issue cap badge with two blades and makers details for Stanley Walsall to the reverse. The KSLI monogram to the centre of a bugle horn with strings.
King's Shropshire Light Infantry. WW II printed white on red shoulder title,K.S.L.I.
King's Shropshire Light Infantry. Victorian bi / metal cap badge with three black loops to the reverse. The "KSLI" monogram to the centre of a strung bugle horn.
King's Shropshire Light Infantry. Pair of WW II embroidered yellow on green " shaped" shoulder titles, K.S.L.I.
King's Shropshire Light Infantry. Officers Victorian / Edwardian pattern sil /gilt cap badge with the early "Loop and lug" fitting and makers details for "B & P" to the reverse. The KSLI acronym to the centre of a strung bugle horn.
Kingham Hill School - C.C.F. Gilt-brass cap badge with two loops and makers details for Butler Birmingham to the reverse. The letters " CCF" "KHS" the motto scroll and a cross surmounted by a Saxon crown,within a wreath of laurel on a circular background. [Some loss of gilt to the front and scratch marks to the reverse.]
Kings Own Regiment.[Lancaster] Officers bronze service dress cap badge,with two blades to the reverse.[slight wear to lions body]
Kings Own Scottish Borderers. Scarce woven foreign service helmet or slouch hat pagri flash. Red,white and green central band on dark blue.
Kings Own Scottish Borderers. Black on jungle green tropical shoulder strap slip-on,KOSB, with pale k.d. strap to the reverse.
Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. WW II white on red printed shoulder title,K.O.Y.L.I.
Kings Royal Rifle Corps. Victorian officers hall-marked silver cross-belt plate with three [of the original four] screw bolts fittings to the reverse. A strung bugle horn to the centre of a circlet bearing the title on a maltese cross that carries battle honours to each of the arms. The upper arm is surmounted by a Victorian crown and a tablet with the motto,"Celer Et Audax" with "J & Co." makers stamp and Birmingham hallmarks for 1893 between the tablet and the arm of the cross.
Kings Royal Rifle Corps. WW II plastic economy issue cap badge with two blades and original shaped red cloth backing to the reverse. A strung bugle horn to the centre of a circlet bearing the title on a maltese cross that carries battle honours to each of the arms,surmounted by the king's crown upon a tablet "Celer Et Audax ".
Kings School-Bruton Somerset. Rare brass cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. A dolphin upon a tri-part scroll," Kings School O.T.C. Bruton".
Kings Shropshire Light Infantry. Pair of brass shoulder titles,KSLI,worn by the 1st.Battalion in India.
King\'s Royal Rifle Corps. Victorian other ranks black-brass helmet plate. A maltese cross with battle honours to each arm,the top one with the motto tablet,Celer At Audax and a victorian crown. At the centre a bugle horn in a circlet bearing the regimental title,and with three loops to the reverse.
Labour Corps / Pioneer Corps. Brass king's crown cap badge with two loops to the reverse. A wreath of laurel enclosing a rifle,shovel and pick-axe,above the motto scroll,Labor Omnia Vincit,surmounted by the crown.
Lahore District. Embroidered black on red WW II example of the old style field gun "Zam-Zammah" which stands in Lahore. The sign has been sewn around a metal plate and has one of the two original loops remaining to the reverse.[Probably to allow it to be worn on a slouch hat]
Lanark and Renfrew Scottish. WW II ? embroidered grey on red shoulder title,Lanark and Renfrew / Scottish / Canada.
Lanarkshire Rifle Volunteers. King's crown white metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the 3rd.Lanarkshire Rifle Volunteers. This number and title on a strap to the crowned centre of the Star of the Order of the Thistle. [Volunteer Battalion of The Cameronians [Scottish Rifles]
Lanarkshire Volunteer Rifles. Superb officers hallmarked silver pouch belt plate with three screw bolts complete with original nuts and washers to the reverse. The "LVR " cypher surmounted by a bugle horn that bears makers details for "JB" and Birmingham hallmarks for 1859.
Lanarkshire Yeomanry. Brass king's cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The double-headed eagle from the Arms of the Royal Burgh of Lanark upon the title scroll.
Lanarkshire Yeomanry. Brass shoulder title,T / Y / Lanark.
Lanarkshire Yeomanry. Yellow on black 1950's? embroidered shoulder title,Lanarkshire Yeomanry. [Stain to "Shire"]
Lanarkshire Yeomanry. King's crown brass cap badge with very unusual four long loops fitting to the reverse. The double-headed eagle from the Arms of the Royal Burgh of Lanark above a scroll bearing the title.
Lanarkshire Yeomanry. Scarce WW II embroidered red on dark blue shoulder title,Lanarkshire Yeomanry.
Lanarkshire Yeomanry. Brass cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The double-headed eagle taken from the Royal Seal of the Burg of Lanark.
Lanarkshire Yeomanry. Scarce but badly mothed WW II embroidered red on blue shoulder title,Lanarkshire Yeomanry.
Lancashire Fusiliers-Volunteers. Large white metal fur-cap grenade with two long loops to the reverse. The sphinx and Egypt honour within a wreath, to the centre of a circlet bearing the title,"Lancashire" upon the ball of a fused grenade.
Lancashire Fusiliers. Pair of officers bronze service dress "cap badge size" two piece construction collar badges with three flat lugs to the reverse. The sphinx and Egypt honour within a wreath of laurel,to the ball of a fused grenade,above the title scroll.
Lancashire Fusiliers. Early pattern embroidered in white on scarlet pagri or slouch hat badge with "press-stud" fittings to the reverse. The padded fused grenade above the letters,"L F ".
Lancashire Fusiliers. Silver and enamel sweetheart brooch with original pin fitting and "Sterling" stamp to the reverse. The Lancashire Fusiliers territorial battalion pattern cap badge to the centre of a horse-shoe bearing the message "Good Luck".
Lancashire Fusiliers. Brass shoulder title,T / 5 / Grenade / LF. Worn by the 5th. [Bury ] Territorial Battalion
Lancashire Fusiliers. Officers sil / gilt fur-cap grenade with double blades and screw post fittings to the reverse. The Egypt and sphinx honour within a wreath of laurel mounted upon the ball of a fused grenade.
Lancashire Fusiliers. Early quality embroidered white on scarlet foreign service or slouch hat badge with press-stud fittings to the reverse. A fused grenade above the letters "L F " . [These appear to have been heavily "blancoed".]
Lancashire Fusiliers. WW II plastic economy issue cap badge with two blades and makers details for "F&G" to the reverse. The sphinx and Egypt honour to the centre of a fused grenade,above a squared scroll bearing the title.
Lancashire Home Guard. WW II embroidered and printed example of the shoulder designation, Home Guard / LF / 43. Worn by the 43rd.Lancashire [Salford] Battalion,commanded by Lt.Col. J.Wilkinson. [Lancashire Battalions used a series of different coloured shoulder titles.]
Lancashire Hussars Imperial Yeomanry. Brass headdress badge with slider fitting to the reverse,worn before 1908. A large Lancashire Rose above a scroll, Lancashire Hussars I.Y.
Lancashire Hussars. Scarce white metal shoulder title,T / Y / Lancashire Hussars,with three flat lugs and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse.
Lancashire Hussars. Pair of officers bronze collar badges with makers details for Firmin London to the reverse. The Lancashire Rose above the title scroll. [Fronts now a brass finish,often done for overseas tunic wear.]
Lancashire Special Constabulary. Chrome and enamel king's crown large size lapel badge with buttonhole fitting and makers details for Lloyd,Payne,and Amiel,Manchester to the reverse. The red enamelled Rose of Lancashire surmounted by the crown above the title,"Special Constable"on white enamel within a blue enamelled circlet bearing the full title.
Lancing College O.T.C.-Sussex. Brass cap badge with two loops to the reverse. A lion holding a fleur-de-lys above a tri-part scroll,Lancing OTC College.
Land Forces Hong Kong. Yellow Chinese dragon on a red and black background that has been embroidered over to "Idividualise" it !
Le Regiment De La Chaudiere. Scarce WW II British made red and maroon embroidered shoulder title,Le / Regiment / De La / Chaudiere.
Leeds -O.T.C. Brass shoulder title,OTC / Leeds.
Leicestershire Militia. Rare officers Victorian bullion wire embroidered "Station Master's " cap badge. The "VR" cypher on a grey backing to the centre of a pale blue backed voided strap bearing the title,"Leicestershire" surmounted by a red inset Victorian crown.
Leicestershire Regiment-Territorials. Superb quality near mint rare officers sil / gilt king's crown home service helmet plate with three loops to the reverse,worn by officers of the 4th,5th,and 6th. Territorial Battalions -The Leicestershire Regiment. The Leicestershire Tiger in silver on a black velvet ground to the centre of a Garter Strap within a wreath of laurel,that carries the tri-part title scroll," The Leicestershire Regiment ". All mounted upon a multi rayed star back plate surmounted by the crown. [Gilt better than picture shows]
Leicestershire Regiment-Volunteers. Bronze officers cap badge with two loops and makers details for Gaunt Birmingham to the reverse. The Tiger standing on ground above the title scroll, "Leicestershire" with an arched tablet to the tiger's back,"1st. Vol.Battn."
Leicestershire Regiment. Officers sil / gilt cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The tiger standing on ground,with the title scroll below and the honour scroll "Hindoostan" on an arched tablet to the tiger's back.
Leicestershire Regiment. Scarce pair of tropical black embroidered on pale k.d. shoulder strap slip-ons,"Leicesters",with canvas loops to the reverse.[Rust ? spots to one ]
Leicestershire Regiment. WW II plastic economy issue cap badge with two blades to the reverse. The Royal Tiger above the title scroll, "Leicestershire" with the honour scroll "Hindoostan" in an arched scroll to the tiger's back.
Leicestershire Regiment. Bi / metal cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse worn by the 4th. / 5th. / and 6th. Territorial Battalions. A tiger standing on ground above the title scroll,"Leicestershire".
Leicestershire Regiment. Printed WW II white on red shoulder title,Leicerstershire,that has been folded over as worn and "Blancoed".
Leicestershire Regiment. Scarce white metal king's crown pagri badge worn by mess servants in India. The "LR" monogram surmounted by the crown.
Leicestershire Regiment. WW II printed white on red shoulder title,Leicestershire.
Leicestershire Regiment. Officers bronze service dress cap badge with two blades [originally three] to the reverse. The tiger above the title scroll,Leicestershire,with the regiment's main battle honour," Hindoostan" in an arch to the tiger's back.[Slight verdigris to each side]
Leicestershire Regiment. Pair of WW II black on khaki shoulder strap slip-ons,Leicestershire,with canvas tapes to the reverse.
Leicestershire Yeomanry [Prince Albert's Own.] Officers silvered cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The Crest of the House of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha with the Leicestershire title scroll above and double scrolls below bearing the Prince Albert tile and South Africa battle honour.
Leicestershire Yeomanry [Prince Albert's Own.] Brass cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The Crest of the House of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha with the "Leicestershire" title above and "Prince Albert's " title on a scroll below.
Leicestershire Yeomanry. Brass shoulder title,T / Y / Leicester. [Right hand loop only half fixed due to solder running into the letter "E".]
Leicestershire Yeomanry. King's crown brass cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The "L Y " cypher to the centre of a crowned wreath of laurel that bears battle honours,above the title scroll, "Prince Albert's Own".
Leicestershire Yeomanry.[Prince Albert's Own] Brass cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The Crest of the House of Saxe-Coburg with the "Leicestershire " scroll above and the "Prince Albert's Own Yeomanry" scroll below.
Leinster Regiment [Royal Canadians.] Brass shoulder title,LEINSTERRC.
Leinster Regiment. [Royal Canadians] Brass shoulder title,LEINSTER.R.C.
Leinster Regiment.[Prince of Wales's] Early pattern Victorian / Edwardian bi / metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The Prince of Wales's plumes above the title scroll " The Leinster "
Les Fusiliers Du St.Laurent. Bronzed king's crown cap badge with two loops to the reverse and makers details for Scully Montreal. The Canadian maple leaf above double regimental title scrolls,upon a pair of crossed rifles.
Lewis Gunner Trade Badge. WW II white on khaki Territorial's pattern trade sleeve badge for a "Lewis Gunner". The letters "LG" in script form on a khaki squared backing. [Paper spots glued to reverse]
Light Cavalry-Band. Modern sil / gilt pouch badge with four screw bolts and makers details for "F & S" to the reverse,affixed to the original sample card for the " All Arms Manufacturing Organisation". The White Horse of Hanover upon an ornate ground.
Lincolnshire Home Guard. WW II printed example of the green "Lincoln Imp" on a khaki background. Worn by Battalions of the Lincolnshire Home Guard. [The Imp is green,the colour has reacted with the background in the photo's.]
Lincolnshire Imperial Yeomanry. Scare white metal king's crown cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The crowned shield from the Arms of the City of Lincoln above a tri-part scroll bearing the title within a wreath of laurel.
Lincolnshire Regiment. Brass shoulder title,T / 5 / Lincoln,worn by the 5th. [Grimsby] Territorial Battalion. [Top loop absent]
Lincolnshire Regiment. Officers large size sil / gilt cap badge with brooch pin fitting and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse. The sphinx and Egypt honour on a ground of blue velvet to the centre of a voided circlet bearing the title,mounted upon a hob-nailed,rayed star. [Gilt now brass.]
Lincolnshire Regiment. WW II white on red printed shoulder title,Lincoln.
Lincolnshire Yeomanry. Brass shoulder title,Y / Lincoln,with three flat lugs to the reverse.
Liverpool College-O.T.C. Brass cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The Arms of the College to the centre of a circlet bearing the title,upon a multi-rayed star surmounted by a Bishop's Mitre. [Some dark staining to front]
Liverpool O.T.C. Scarce brass shoulder title,Liverpool / OTC / Collegiate. [Mentioned in Westlake,but not illustrated]
Liverpool Volunteer Training Corps. Scarce WW I enamel mufti / lapel badge with buttonhole fitting,makers details,registration number and individual issue number to the reverse. The Liver Bird to the centre of a star within a blue enamelled circlet bearing the title,"City of Liverpool Volunteer Guard". [Worn by volunteers before the issue of uniforms]
Local Air Raid Precautions-Instructors. White metal and enamel king's crown lapel badge with brooch pin fitting and makers details to the reverse for H.W.M Ltd. The title "Instructor" in blue enamel to the centre of a crowned red enamel oval that bears "L.A.R.P" and "Civil Defence".
London - Volunteer Training Corps. WW I brass shoulder title,V / London.
London Irish Rifles. Scarce WW II printed black on dark green shoulder title,London Irish Rifles.
London Irish. Embroidered WW II example of the black on green shoulder title,London Irish.
London Scottish. WW II embroidered blue thistle on Hodden Grey formation sign.
London Scottish. Scarce WW II white on red printed shoulder title,London Scottish.
London Volunteer Training Corps. Scarce brass shoulder title,V / 1 / City of London.
London Volunteer Training Corps. Brass shoulder title,S.L.R.V.,with makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse. Worn by the WW I raised South London Regiment of Volunteers.
London Volunteer Training Corps. Scarce king's crown brass cap badge with two loops and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse worn by the WW I raised Chelsea Volunteer Training Corps. The letters "VTC", the date,1915, and crossed rifles to the centre of a crowed wreath of laurel above the title scroll, "Chelsea".
London Volunteer Training Corps. Bronze cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the Inns of Court Reserve Corps. The four shields of the "Inns" to the centre of a wreath of laurel,above the title scroll,Inns of Court with the letters "R" and "C" to the scroll edges.
London Volunteers. Black-brass WW I shoulder title,LVR / Volunteers, worn by the Volunteer Training Corps.
Lord Strathcona's Horse. Superb pair of officers king's crown silver collar badges. The coat of arms to the centre of a horse-shoe type scroll bearing the full title,Lord Strathcona's Horse Royal Canadians. A wreath of maple leaves joined with a crown on a scroll,Perseverance.[ Not marked,but almost certainly silver]
Lord Strathcona's Horse. Scarce embroidered example of the red on green officers pattern shoulder title, Strathcona's.
Lorne Scots Regiment- Canada. Printed WW II example of the light green on dark green shoulder title,Lorne Scots / Canada.
Lothian and Border Horse Yeomanry. Scarce brass cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. A sheaf of wheat above the title scroll, Lothians & Border Horse Yeomanry.
Lothians & Border Horse Yeomanry. Scarce WW II embroidered yellow on pale blue shoulder title,Lothians & Border Horse. [Glue to the reverse]
Lothians and Border Horse Yeomanry. Scarce officers gold and silver wire embroidered cap badge. A sheaf of wheat on a pale blue background.
Lothians and Border Horse Yeomanry. Scarce gold bullion wire NCO's sleeve badge. A sheaf of wheat on a pale blue background.
Lothians and Border Horse Yeomanry. WW II embroidered example of the yellow on light blue shoulder title,Lothians & Border Horse.[Paper stuck to reverse.]
Lovat Scouts. Brass shoulder title,LS.
Lovat Scouts. Scarce small pattern officers bronze service dress cap badge with two blades and makers details for Lambourne Birmingham to the reverse. A stag's head to the centre of a circlet bearing the title "Lovat Scouts Y ".
Lovat Scouts. Brass cap badge with two loops to the reverse. A stag's head to the centre of a circlet bearing the title, "Lovat Scouts Y " [Approx 3.5 cms diameter.]
Lowland Regiment. Scarce white metal cap badge with four loops to the reverse. A thistle to the centre of a saltire with double scrolls bearing the title. [Raised in 1942 and in existence for less than two years.]
Loyal Dublin Volunteers. Rare WW I king's crown bronze lapel badge with buttonhole fitting and individual issue number to the reverse. The crown to the centre of a five pointed star backed by shamrocks,within a circlet bearing the title.
Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Victorian bi / metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The Lancashire Rose and title scroll beneath the Royal Crest.
Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Scarce early pattern large brass shoulder title,L.N.Lancs.,worn by the regiment before 1900.
Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Victorian other ranks cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The Lancashire rose below the Royal Crest with the title scroll,Loyal North Lancashire below.
Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. King's crown bi / metal early pattern cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The Royal Crest above the Lancashire Rose and regimental title.[Loops slightly bent inwards]
Loyal North Lancashire. Scarce victorian other ranks wt/metal helmet plate for the 2nd.Volunteer Battalion.Three fixing loops to the reverse,and red felt backing taped to the centre for display.
Loyal Regiment [North Lancashire ] Unusual pattern embroidered white on red shoulder title,The Loyal Regt.
Loyal Regiment [North Lancashire] Officers bronze king's crown service dress cap badge with two blades [Folded into loops] to the reverse and makers details for Firmin London. The Royal Crest and Lancashire Rose above the title scroll.
Loyal Regiment [North Lancashire] Unusual locally made 1920 's ? embroidered shoulder title,Loyals. [With some moth damage]
Loyal Suffolk Hussars [Duke of York's Own] Brass shoulder title,T / Y Suffolk.
Loyal Suffolk Hussars.[Duke of York's Own] Scarce WW I all brass economy issue cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. Bury St. Edmunds castle and the date "1793" above a tri-part scroll bearing the title.
Loyal Suffolk Hussars.[Duke of York's] Bi / metal cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The Castle of Bury St. Edmunds and the date the Regiment was raised above the tri-part title scroll.
Lushai Brigade. Extremely rare WW II embroidered example of the head of a Mython [Wild Cattle] at the apex of a white letter "V " [For V Force] on a red inverted triangle with "Hooks and eyes" to the reverse. With the fear that the Japanese would invade India through the Lushai Hills,Brigadier P.C.Marindin put together a scratch unit of British and Indian troops to fight guerrilla style with ambush and raiding parties attacking the Japanese communication lines. [See Whittaker's book on Private Armies for more information.]
M.T. Trade Badge. Embroidered white on khaki sleeve trade badge, M.T. in a half wreath, worn by drivers of Mechanical Transport.
Machine Gun Corps. Brass king's crown cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse bearing makers details for Gaunt London. A pair of crossed Vickers Machine Guns surmounted by the crown.
Machine Gun Corps. Rare WW I embroidered formation sign worn by the 23rd.Battalion Machine Gun Corps. Four triangles in blue,red,yellow and dark green around a central black square. [The black square represented "Headquarters " and the other colours from the units that made up the 23rd.Battalion] [One small moth hole in the green triangle]
Machine Gun Corps. Small sterling silver and enamel sweetheart brooch with brooch pin fitting,makers marks and "Sterling Silver " stamps to the reverse. Crossed Vickers machine guns with "MGC" in blue enamel below and surmounted by a red enamel crown. [Approx 2.5 x 2 cms.]
Machine Gun Corps. Officers bronze service dress king's crown cap badge with three blades and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse. A pair of crossed Vickers machine guns surmounted by the crown.
Machine Gunner. Brass WW I sleeve trade badge worn by a "1st.Class Machine Gunner ".
Machine Gunner. Embroidered black on red sleeve trade badge worn by a Machine Gunner.
Machine Gunner. White on khaki sleeve trade badge worn by a qualified Machine Gunner. The letters "MG" within a half wreath.
Machine Gunner. Embroidered WW I khaki sleeve badge worn by a qualified Machine Gunner. The letters "MG" within a half wreath of laurel.
Machine Gunner. Unusual pattern embroidered black on red sleeve qualification badge worn by the "Best Machine Gunner in a squadron or platoon ". The letters "MG" in script form surmounted by a star.
Madras Light Infantry. Scarce white metal Victorian cap badge with three loops to the reverse.worn by the 6th.Burma Battalion,31st.Madras Light Infantry. Crossed Burmese Dhas with " 6 B B " and " XXXI" at the intersections with the crown above and title scroll below.
Madras Sappers and Miners. Scarce WW II printed example of the head of a Madrassi Sapper in black silhouette on thin pale k.d. shirt ? material. [Fold line to right side.]
Magdelen College School-Cadets-Brackley. Scarce brass shoulder title,M.C.S. / C / Brackley,complete with the original shaped back-plate.
Malacca Volunteer Corps. Rare brass king's crown cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse bearing makers details for Firmin London. A fortified gate and a large letter "V" to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title within a wreath of laurel above the motto scroll.
Malacca Volunteer Rifles. Rare king's crown brass cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. A fortified gate to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title within a wreath of laurel that carries a large letter "V" above the motto scroll.
Malay Federation. Silvered officers ? cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the Malay Federation Armoured Car Regiment. This title on double scrolls below a mailed fist and a pair of crossed Malayan Kris.
Malay States. Brass shoulder title,J.V.E. Worn by the Johore Volunteer Engineers.
Malta Artillery. Printed example of the red / blue maltese cross,worn by Malta Mobile Units Royal Artillery.
Manchester Regiment-Volunteers. Scarce black-bronze single collar badge worn by the 4th.Volunteer Battalion. The Arms of the city of Manchester above the title scroll,with a small oval plate between bearing "4th.VB".
Manchester Regiment. Bi / metal cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The Arms of the City of Manchester above the title scroll,"Manchester".
Manchester Regiment. Scarce gold wire embroidered forage cap badge. The sphinx and Egypt honour above the black velvet backed title scroll,Manchester Regiment. [Usually worn on the "Station Master " style forage cap ] [Slight backing loss between the sphinx and title scroll.]
Manchester Regiment. Scarce bi /metal N.C.O.'s cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The sphinx and Egypt honour above the title scroll,Manchester. [Approx 7 x 5 cms]
Manchester Regiment. King's crown officers small size silvered "Brunswick Star " cap badge with two blades to the reverse. The sphinx and Egypt honour to the centre of a crowned strap bearing the title on a multi-rayed star.
Manchester Regiment. Brass shoulder title,T / 6 / Manchester. Worn by the 6th. Territorial Battalion.
Manchester Regiment. Bronzed shoulder title.City / 1 / Manchester. Worn by the WW I raised 16th. [1st.City] Service Battalion Manchester Regiment.
Manchester Regiment. Brass cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse worn by the 7th. [Ardwick] Territorial Battalion. A floriated fleur-de-lys.
Manchester Regiment. Scarce victorian officers white metal cross-belt plate,worn by the 5th.Volunteer Battalion Manchester Regt. The sphinx and Egypt tablet to the centre of a circlet bearing the title,mounted upon a large maltese cross,the arms covered in raised "bubble" decoration,and with four screw-bolts to the reverse.
Manchester Regiment. Scarce white metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The Arms of the City of Manchester above the title scroll. Worn by the Militia Battalion.
Manchester Regiment. Small pattern brass shoulder title,Manchester.mentioned in Westlake's book but not illustrated.
Manchester Regiment. WW II plastic economy issue cap badge with two blades and makers details for Stanley Walsall to the reverse. A fleur-de-lys.
Manchester Regiment. Scarce bronzed-brass non-voided cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the WW I raised service battalions. The Arms of the City of Manchester.
Manchester Regiment. Superb and rare officers silvered cross-belt plate worn by the 1st.Volunteer Battalion with four screw posts to the reverse. The sphinx resting upon the Egypt tablet,to the centre of a circlet bearing the title,"1st. V.B.Manchester Regt.",mounted upon a " hob-nailed" maltese cross back plate.
Manchester Regiment. Bronzed other ranks cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse worn by the 7th. [Ardwick] Territorial Battalion. A floriated fleur-de-lys.
Manchester Regiment. Embroidered example of the red "8" on an orange / yellow diamond worn by the 8th.Territorial Battalion
Manchester Regiment. WW II printed white on red shoulder title.Manchester.
Manchester University -O.T.C. Brass cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. A rampant lion,from the Arms of the University.
Manchester University. Brass shoulder title,Manchester / OTC / University,complete with the original back-plate.
Manchester Volunteer Regiment. Brass and enamel WW I lapel badge with buttonhole fitting and makers details for Fattorini Bradford to the reverse. The Arms of the City of Manchester and a Lancashire Rose to the centre of an oval bearing the title,"Manchester 1915 Volunteer Regiment" . Worn by the Volunteer Training Corps before the issue of uniforms.
Marine Police -Malta. Scarce Victorian cap / helmet badge with two loops to the reverse. A fouled anchor to the centre of an oval bearing the title surmounted by an Imperial crown. [Badge is approx. 6 cms high.]
Maritime Anti-Aircraft. Unusual brass and enamel lapel badge with buttonhole fitting to the reverse for the Maritime Artillery Anti-Aircraft. A fouled anchor in red enamel with the initials,MR,AA.either side on a blue enamel background.
Marksman Badge. Silver bullion wire crossed rifles sleeve badge on a green backing . Worn by a Rifle Volunteers unit. [Green now faded,originally darker ]
Marksman Badge. WW II embroidered example of the light brown on khaki sleeve qualification badge worn by a marksman.
Marksman's Badge. Brass sleeve qualification badge complete with original shaped brass back-plate. Crossed Rifles.
Marlborough O.T.C. Black-brass cap badge with slider [Slightly twisted] fitting to the reverse,worn by the Marlborough College O.T.C. Corps. This title on a circlet with a Bishop's Mitre to the centre.
Marshall's Horse. Rare sheet brass Boer War slouch hat badge with two wire loops to the reverse. The title scroll above a galloping horse.[See Owen's book item 1703]
Mauritius Territorial Force. Scarce king's crown brass cap badge with two loops and makers details for Firmin London to the reverse. A stag to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title.
Maxim Machine Guns. Very unusual king's crown brass and enamel lapel badge with brooch pin fitting to the reverse. A pair of crossed machine guns surmounted by the crown above the scroll, "Maxim Machine Gun ". [Enamel damage to the centre of the title scroll.]
Mechanical Transport. Embroidered white on khaki sleeve badge. The letters "M.T." above a wheel with upswept wings.
Mechanised Transport Corps. Bronzed cap badge with original brooch pin fitting to the reverse. Crossed spanners bearing the letters "MTC" and the motto scroll upon a motor car tyre. [Worn by trained drivers for Government departments and the three services.] [See also item 18374 ]
Mechanised Transport Corps. Scarce embroidered yellow on blue example of the M.T.C. "Good Service " badge,introduced in 1941. Crossed spanners upon a motor car tyre. [See J.Mills book,"Within the Island Fortress " No.4]
Mechanised Transport Training Corps. Bronzed WW II cap badge with original brooch pin fitting to the reverse. A pair of crossed spanners bearing the letters "MTTC" above the motto scroll, upon a motor car tyre. Worn by trained drivers for Government Departments and the Three Services. [First Pattern Badge,see also item 18023]
Mechanised Transprt Corps. Scarce WW II blue on khaki shoulder title,M.T.C.. Worn by trained female drivers allocated to Government Departments or senior officers of the forces.
Mechanised Transprt Corps. Small bronze badge with original brooch pin to the reverse worn by "Associate Members " of the M.T.C. A motor car tyre bearing the motto scroll,"Pro Patria " with a pair of crossed spanners to the centre with the letters "M.T.C.A.M." [See J.Mills excellent book on the MTC. "Within the Island Fortress No. 4 " for more information]
Medical Orderly -Badge. Embroidered sleeve badge worn by Medical Orderlies and Stretcher Bearers. The Red Geneva Cross on a white background within yellow and black circles.
Mediterranean Allied Air Force. WW II embroidered insignia worn by both British and American Air Forces. A pair of wings above the yellow letters MAAF, on pale blue representing the Mediterranean on a darker blue background.
Merchant Navy. Officers bullion wire and gilt cap badge. A white metal anchor on a maroon padded backing to the centre of a gold wire wreath,topped by a gilt Naval Crown,all on a black background.
Merchant Navy. Scarce WW II embroidered light blue on dark blue "paste-back" battledress shoulder title,Merchant Navy.
Merchant Navy. Other ranks embroidered cap badge,with remains of makers label to the reverse. White metal anchor to the centre of purple velvet oval edged with gold wire below a naval crown,on a black backing.[The crown has been "padded" out and fixed with wire to stand proud]
Merchant Navy. Scarce WW I embroidered "Torpedo" sleeve badge. Worn by Merchant seamen who had been on a ship that had been sunk by enemy mines or torpedo's and then returned to serve at sea.
Merchant Navy. Excellent quality silver and enamel sweetheart brooch with pin fitting and "silver " stamps to reverse. The letters "MN" to the centre of a rope circle,surmounted by a Naval Crown,suspended from an enamelled "ribbon" bar. [Enamel to the letter "M" repaired ]
Merchant Navy. Silver [not marked] and enamel lapel badge with buttonhole fitting to the reverse. The letters "MN" on a ground of blue enamel to the centre of a roped circle surmounted by a Naval Crown.
Merchant Navy. Silver [not marked] tie-pin style brooch with pin fitting to the reverse. The "MN " monogram to the centre of a knotted rope surmounted by a Naval Crown. [Pin fixing slightly buckled but working]
Merchiston Castle -O.T.C. Scarce brass shoulder title,Merchiston / OTC / Castle.
Merchiston Castle School-Edinburgh. Chromed pouch or sporran badge with two screw bolts to the reverse. The Arms of the School to the centre of a strap bearing the motto,"Ready Aye Ready"
Mercian Training Brigade. Embroidered example of the Mercian Eagle upon a blue shield with a yellow border.[See also item 16814]
Mercian Training Brigade. Embroidered first pattern example of the yellow letter "M" and coronet within a blue shield.[See also item 16698]
Middle East Land Forces. Facing pair of printed signs,a yellow camel on a red and blue background,worn by Headquarters troops M.E.L.F.[Signs have been glued around card]
Middle East Land Forces. Scarce embroidered yellow on red shoulder title,M.E.L.F.
Middlesbrough Volunteer Training Corps. Scarce gilt and enamel lapel badge with buttonhole fitting and makers details for Richardson Middlesbrough to the reverse. The figure of a WW I era soldier to the centre of an ellipse with the title "Middlesbrough Volunteer Force 1914" to the blue enamel surround.[Worn by the early volunteers before the issue of uniforms.]
Middlesex Home Guard. WW II printed shoulder designation,MX / 14. Worn by the 14th.Battalion [Uxbridge] Middlesex Home Guard,commanded by Lt.Col. A.R.J.Wilson.
Middlesex Imperial Yeomanry. White metal other ranks cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The cypher of EviiR to the centre of a circlet bearing the title and motto,Pro Aris Et Focis,on an eight pointed star.
Middlesex Regiment - Volunteers. Brass shoulder title,V / Middlesex. Worn in WW I by the war raised volunteers.
Middlesex Regiment - Volunteers. White metal cross-belt badge with four screw bolts to the reverse,worn by the 2nd.Volunteer Battalion. The Prince of Wales's plumes and the Duke of Cambridge's Crest to the centre of a wreath of laurel that carries the title scroll. [Red wax ? stain to the reverse]
Middlesex Regiment-Cadets. Brass shoulder title,C / 2 / Middlesex,complete with original shaped back-plate. The 2nd. Cadet Battalion was formed in 1916 and affiliated to the Middlesex Regiment.
Middlesex Regiment.[Duke of Cambridge's Own ]-Volunteers. White metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the 1st.Volunteer Battalion. The cypher and coronet of the Duke of Cambridge, the Prince of Wales's plumes and a blank honour scroll within a wreath of laurel,above the title scroll, "1st. V.B.Middlesex Regt."
Middlesex Regiment.[Duke of Cambridge's Own] Officers bronze service dress cap badge with two blades to the reverse. The Prince of Wales's plumes,the Duke's Coronet and cypher,and the honour "Albuhera" to the centre of a wreath of laurel,above the title scroll.
Middlesex Regiment.[Duke of Cambridge's Own] Bi / metal cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse worn by the 7th,8th,and 9th.Territorial Battalions. The Prince of Wales's plumes, the Duke's coronet and cypher, and a scroll bearing the South Africa honour,to the centre of a wreath of laurel with the title scroll below.
Middlesex Rifle Volunteers. Scarce white metal N.C.O.\'s cross-belt plate,worn by the 26th.Middlesex Rifle Vols.[Customs and Docks Battalion] A Ducal coronet on a strap bearing the motto,Pro Libertate Patriae,around a shield with three lions of Middlesex.Three screw bolt fittings to the reverse,with one original nut.
Middlesex Rifle Volunteers. Officers silvered Victorian cross-belt plate with three screw bolt fittings to the reverse,worn by the 24th. Middlesex Rifle Regiment [Saint Martin's Le Grand ]. This title on an oval around the arms of the church within a maltese cross bearing the Arms of Middlesex and surmounted by a Bishop's mitre. Around the cross a wreath of laurel surmounted by a "flat-topped " Victorian crown,with double scrolls bearing the titles,"Post Office" and "XXIV Middlesex Rifle Regiment".
Middlesex Rifle Volunteers. White metal Victorian other ranks helmet plate with three loops to the reverse,worn by the 11th. [Railways] Battalion Middlesex Rifles. The Royal Crest to the centre of a strap bearing the title,within a crowned wreath and star backing plate.
Middlesex Rifle Volunteers. Scarce 1860's officers gilt shako badge with two loops to the reverse. The "4MRV" cypher to the centre of a strap bearing the "Semper Paratus" motto,upon a crowned multi-rayed star plate. [Loops probably replaced a long time ago]
Middlesex Rifle Volunteers. White metal shako plate with two loops to the reverse worn by the 39th. [Finsbury] Middlesex Rifle Volunteer Corps. The Arms of Finsbury to the centre of a strap bearing the title,surmounted by a coronet within a wreath of oak that carries the motto scroll.
Middlesex Voluntary Aid Detacment. Scarce group of items to one lady for her service in the V.A.D in WW I. Brass cap badge with two loops to the reverse, the Arms of Middlesex to the centre of a circlet bearing the title,"County of Middlesex Voluntary Aid Organisation". Two brass buttons bearing the same as the cap badge . A metal shoulder title,"76 / VAD / Middlesex,on original shaped backing plate. A very scarce enamel lapel badge with brooch pin fitting to the reverse. The Arms of Middlesex in red enamel surmounted by a scroll, "War Service" with the V.A.D title on blue enamel around a centre circle of white and blue enamel,stating the owner gave freely of her services during the war. [Also with remains of a "Phillips Medalist" of Aldershot cardboard box.]
Middlesex Volunteer Aid Detatchment. Brass WW I shoulder title, 60 / VAD / Middlesex,with three loops to the reverse. [Even numbers worn by Females]
Middlesex Volunteer Regiment. Bronze cap badge with two "flat " loops to the reverse worn by the WW I raised Middlesex Volunteer Training Corps. The Arms of Middlesex to the centre of an oval bearing the title on a multi-rayed star that is surmounted by a Saxon Crown.
Middlesex Volunteer Training Corps. Scarce pair of bronze collar badges worn by the Middlesex Volunteer Regiment who were part of the WW I raised V.T.C. The Arms of Middlesex to the centre of an oval bearing the title surmounted by a Saxon crown
Middlesex Yeomanry. Bronzed other ranks cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The cypher of GvR to the centre of a circlet bearing the title and motto,"Pto Aris Et Focis" on a multi-rayed star.
Middlesex Yeomanry.[Duke of Cambridge's Hussars] King's crown officers sil / gilt cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The cypher of GviR to the centre of a circlet bearing the motto, Pro Aris Et Focis,and the initials, "M.D.C.H., upon a crowned multi-rayed star.
Middlesex Yeomanry.[Duke of Cambridge's Hussars] Brass cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The cypher of GvR to the centre of a circlet bearing the title and the motto,on an eight pointed star.
Midland Regiment-Canada. WW II embroidered red on blue shoulder title,Midland Regt.
Military Police. Embroidered WW II example of the red "TC" on a blue diamond worn by Traffic Control units of the Military Police.
Military Provost Staff Corps. Queen's crown brass cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse bearing makers details for Firmin London. The cypher of Queen Elizabeth above a scroll bearing the full title.
Military Provost Staff Corps. Pair of queens crown brass collar badges. The cypher of EiiR above the title scroll.
Military Provost Staff Corps. Queen's Crown anodised aluminium cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse bearing makers details for Smith and Wright,still affixed to a "Standard Pattern" card with sealing date for 1973. The crowned cypher "EiiR" above the title scroll.
Military Provost Staff Corps. Brass king's crown GviR cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The Royal Cypher surmounted by the crown.
Military Provost Staff Corps. WW II printed black on red shoulder title,M.P.S.C.
Military Provost Staff Corps. Scarce WW II printed black on red shoulder title,M.P.S.C.
Militia Battalions. Victorian white metal other ranks shako badge with two loops to the reverse worn as a "General Pattern" by Militia Units who did not have their own specific design. The Royal Crest to the centre of a Garter Strap upon a crowned multi-rayed star plate.
Millfield School. White metal cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. A shield bearing the sails of a windmill with four crosses between,above the motto scroll,"Molire Molendo"
Mine Clearance Service. Three items that belonged to the same sailor. The large king's crown white metal "Mine Clearance " sleeve badge. A floating sea-mine to the centre of a crowned wreath and double roped circle,above the tri-part title scroll,"Mine Clearance Service". A blue canvas sailor's "Housewife" bearing name but no contents. An extremely rare gold bullion wire cap tally, "Mine Clearance Service" unfortunately cut down to approx. 21 inches.
Ministry of Supply. Scarce king's crown bronze tie-pin badge with brooch pin fitting to the reverse. A crowned motor car wheel above a scroll, "Official Car Services" Worn by a female [M.T.C. ] driver attached to the Ministry. [See J.Mills book "Within the Island Fortress " number 4.]
Ministry of Supply. Scarce WW II era red on black shoulder title,Ministry of Supply.
Ministry of Supply. Bronze king's crown cap badge with original brooch pin fitting to the reverse. A the crown upon a motor car wheel above the title scroll "Ministry of Supply". Worn by Female drivers of the Ministry. [See J.Mills excellent book on the M.T.C. [No 4] in his "Within The Island Fortress" series
Ministry of Supply.[Mechanised Transport Corps.] Rare WW II embroidered yellow on blue large diamond shaped sleeve badge,worn by female drivers of the M.T.C. attached to the Ministry of Supply. Crossed spanners to the centre of a crowned motor car wheel above the "M of S " scroll and "MTC Car Service " title. [See J.Mills book, "Within the Island Fortress,number 4 ,Cover photo and information inside.]
Mixed Service Organisation-B.A.O.R. Gilt cap badge with two loops to the reverse,worn by the MSO in Germany just after the war. The MSO and BOAR. initials upon a seeded circle with "bar" design.
Mixed Services Organisation. Brass badge with original brooch pin fitting to the reverse. The letters MSO and "15 Years Service" to the centre of a wreath with the scroll,BAOR,below. [British Army of the Rhine]
Mixed Services Organisation. Embroidered red on black triangular sleeve badge worn by the M.S.O. in the British Army of the Rhine, MSO / 5 Years Service.
Mongalla Province. Scarce officers sil / brass cap badge with original brooch pin fitting to the reverse. A charging rhinoceros above the title scroll.
Monkton Combe O.T.C. Brass shoulder title,Monkton Combe / OTC / School.
Monkton Combe School O.T.C. Scarce brass first pattern cap badge with two loops to the reverse. A double-headed eagle with the "MC" monogram to its breast and the letters "OTC" between the wing tips.
Monmouthshire Regiment. Brass shoulder title,T /2 / Monmouthshire,complete with original shaped brass back-plate. Worn by the 2nd.Battalion Monmouthshire Regiment.
Monmouthshire Regiment. White metal king's crown cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The Welsh Dragon to the centre of a wreath of laurel and poppies bearing various battle honours. [Worn by the 1st.Battalion after 1922]
Monmouthshire Regiment. Brass cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse,worn by the 2nd.Battalion Monmouthshire Regiment. The Welsh Dragon.
Monmouthshire Regiment. Bronze service dress cap badge with three blades and makers details for Firmin London to the reverse worn by an officer of the 3rd.Battalion Monmouthshire Regiment. This title on a scroll below the figure of a Welsh Dragon standing on it's hind legs.
Monmouthshire Regiment. Black-brass shoulder title,T / 1 / Monmouthshire. Worn by the 1st.Battalion.
Monmouthshire Regiment. Scarce WW II "paste-back" black on green embroidered shoulder title,Monmouthshire.
Monmouthshire Regiment. White metal cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse,worn by the 1st.Battalion until 1920. The Welsh Dragon.
Monmouthshire Regiment. Bronze officers "Boss-badge" with two wire fittings to the reverse. The Welsh Dragon. [Would have been worn on a corded boss.]
Monmouthshire Regiment. King's crown white metal cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The Welsh Dragon to the centre of a crowned wreath of laurel and poppies,almost covered with battle honours. [Worn by the 1st.Battalion after 1922.]
Montgomeryshire Yeomanry. Brass shoulder title,Y / Montgomery.
Montgomeryshire Yeomanry. Scarce white metal cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The Welsh Dragon upon a scroll bearing the letters "MY".
Montgomeryshire Yeomanry. Brass shoulder title T / Y Montgomery,complete with original shaped brass back-plate.
Motor Volunteer Corps. Scarce brass shoulder tile,M.V.C. Formed in 1903 and re-named Army Motor Reserve in 1906.
Mount St. Mary's College. Bi / metal cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse,worn by this Spinkhill Derbyshire O.T.C. A lily between wings above a scroll,Sine Macula.
Mount St.Mary's College-Derbyshire. Scarce brass shoulder title,M.S.M.
Mountain Artillery. Scarce WW II embroidered yellow on black shoulder title,Mountain Artillery.
Mounted Infantry. Scarce example of the small brass slouch hat badge worn in the Boer War by the Mounted Infantry,2 / MI.
Mounted Units Brass sleeve qualification badge with three [of four] loops,original back-plate and piece of leather to the reverse. A horse's bit,worn by Collar Makers,Saddlers and Harness Makers.
Munition Worker. Unusual WW I white metal munition workers service badge with brooch pin fitting individual issue number and makers details for Wylie London to the reverse. The king's crown and date "1916" on a tablet to the centre of a triangle bearing the "On War Service " title.
Munitions Badge. Excellent quality mint condition WW I ladies lapel badge in brass and red,white and blue enamel. A winged bullet within an enamelled triangle bearing the words,"Speed Up Munitions and Guns". The reverse has the original brooch pin fitting,a registration number, and the words,"Did Her Bit On Munitions", and a tablet bearing,"Great War 1914-1918". [See also item 17349 for the rarer pattern]
Munitions Badge. White metal and enamel lapel badge with buttonhole fitting and individual serial number to the reverse. The title " Munitions of War Imperial Service" to the centre of a circlet bearing the company title,"Sir W.G.Armstrong Whitworth & Co.Ltd."
Munitions Worker. Unusual pattern gilt and white metal lapel badge with brooch pin fitting and registration number to the reverse. An artillery shell with a pair of wings on top and a scroll, "Speed Up Munitions " below.
Munitions Worker. Scarce WW I gilt and enamel lapel badge with original brooch pin fitting to the reverse worn by a female munitions worker. An artillery shell with wings to the centre of a red,white and blue enamel triangle that bears,"Speed up Ships & Aeroplanes". The reverse has the title,"Did Her Bit On Munitions" a registration number,and a tablet "Great War 1914-1918." [See also item 15409 for the variant pattern]
Musician's Sleeve Badge. Scarce early pattern king's crown embroidered bandsman's sleeve badge in brown and fawn on a khaki backing. Crossed trumpets and a harp surmounted by the crown. Unfortunately the centre has suffered badly ! Priced accordingly.
Nagpur District. Printed WW II example of the yellow and black Indian cobra on a red square. [Evidence of "press-studs" removed from reverse.]
Natal Field Artillery. King's crown brass cap badge with two loops to the reverse. An old style field-gun with mounted wheel bearing the crown above the motto scroll,and surmounted by a lion and "Natal" title.
National Air Raid Precautions Animals Committee. WW II enamel lapel badge with brooch pin fitting individual issue number and makers details for Vaughtons Birmingham to the reverse. A blue cross on a white enamel ground to the centre of a circlet bearing the title,"National A.R.P. Animals" above a scroll "Animal Service". Worn by ladies responsible for the registration and welfare of horses and other "working" animals.
National Artillery Association. Victorian un-marked silver sleeve prize badge with three loops to the reverse. The titles,"Queen's Prize " "Garrison Artillery" and the date -1898,to the centre of a crowned oval bearing,"National Artillery Association Shoeburyness " within a wreath of half laurel and oak.
National Defence Company. Brass king's crown cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The crowned cypher of EviiiR to the centre of a circlet bearing the title.[Slider "folded" as they always seem to be]
National Defence Company. King's crown mint gilt other ranks cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The cypher of GviR to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title.
National Fire Service. WW II printed red on black example of the tunic / overall designation worn by firemen from North-West Worcestershire. The NFS monogram above the number "23" on a circular backing.
National Fire Service. WW II printed red on black small size tunic / overall badge. The NFS monogram above the number 14,worn by female NFS operatives based in Southampton.
National Fire Service. Scarce WW II red on black printed shoulder title,National Fire Service.
National Fire Service. WW II printed example of the small size red on black overall / tunic badge,NFS / 40, worn by female firefighters from Wolverhampton.
National Fire Service. Embroidered WW II red on black example of the tunic / overall badge worn by firemen from Eltham,London. The monogram NFS above the number "37" on a black circular backing.
National Fire Service. WW II printed example of the red on black tunic / overall badge worn by female fire-fighters from Southend On Sea. The NFS monogram above the number "11".
National Fire Service. Chrome and enamel king's crown cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The NFS monogram in red enamel to the centre of a circlet,on a crowned star backing.
National Fire Service. WW II king's crown chrome and enamel cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The NFS monogram in red enamel to the centre of a circle on a multi-faceted,crowned star.
National Fire Service. Scarce WW II printed red number "7" on a black diamond. Worn by number 7 column of the N.F.S. who had volunteered to go overseas with 21st.Army Group for the invasion of Northern Europe as part of the mobile fire defences. Only number 4 column went in the end working with the U.S.Army and 21st.Army Group.
National Reserve-East Riding of Yorkshire. Gilt and enamel lapel badge with buttonhole fitting makers details for Gaunt London and individual issue number to the reverse. The Yorkshire Rose in white enamel to the centre of an oval bearing the title on blue enamel.
National Reserve-Wiltshire. Brass and enamel lapel badge with buttonhole fitting, individual issue number and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse. The king's crown to the centre of a blue enamel oval bearing the title.
National Reserve. Gilt and enamel lapel badge with buttonhole fitting to the reverse. The crowned Hampshire Rose in red enamel to the centre of a circlet bearing the title,National Reserve Hampshire Isle of Wight,in gilt with blue enamel backing.
National Savings Scheme. WW II gold coloured plastic economy issue lapel badge with pin fitting to the reverse. Worn by members and organisers of various savings groups. The title "National Savings" to the centre of a crowned wreath of laurel.
National Service. Scarce WW11 cloth patch worn by Boy-scouts helping with the war effort.
National Service. WW II brass and enamel National Service lapel badge with brooch pin fitting,individual issue number,the name "Fowler" and the inscription " If Found Hand To The Police" to the reverse. Swirl patters in red enamel and brass to the centre of a red enamel circlet bearing the title,National Service.
National Service. WW II chrome and enamel lapel badge with buttonhole fitting individual issue number and makers details for Fattorini Birmingham to the reverse. The letters " L Co." on a green enamel ground with the titles "National Service " above and below on cream enamel.
Naval Hospitals. Queen's crown silver wire embroidered Naval Hospital Attendants cap badge with stores code number to the reverse. The Gothic letters "NH" to the centre of a padded circlet surmounted by the crown.
Naval Lapel Badge. Brass and enamel patriotic lapel badge with buttonhole fitting to the reverse. A Union Flag to the centre of a circlet bearing Admiral Lord Nelson's famous saying "England Expects Every Man To Do His Duty" [Enamel loss to the blue of the flag]
Navy and Army Canteen Board. King's crown bronzed cap badge with two loops to the reverse. A stylized ship with oars surmounted by the crown above the title scroll "N.A.C.B." [This was the fore-runner of the N.A.A.F.I.]
Navy and Army Canteens. Bronze WW I uniform badge with original heavy brooch pin,individual issue number,makers details for Vaughtons Birmingham and "Property of N.A.C.B. Imperial Court Knightsbridge " to the reverse. The title, "Canteens" and "Navy & Army Women" to the centre of a circlet bearing "Navy & Army Service 1917" within a wreath of laurel.
Navy Army and Air Force Institute. Most unusual and scare NAAFI waitress's headdress. Maroon head-piece with white threaded fixing strap and trim with a king's crown white embroidered NAAFI badge to the front.
Navy Army and Air Force Institutes. Bronzed king's crown cap badge with two loops and individual issue number to the reverse. The N.A.A.F.I. acronym and insignia representing the three services to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title. [See item 19053 for matching collar badges.]
Navy Army and Air Force Institutes. Pair of bronze collar badges with loop fittings to the reverse. The NA.A.F.I. acronym and insignia representing the three services to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the full title, [See item 19010 for matching cap badge ] [Very slight colour difference.]
Navy Army and Air Forces Institute. WW II era king's crown embroidered blue on white headdress / overall badge. The "NAAFI " acronym to the centre of a circlet with the crown,anchor and wings,representing the three services.
New Brunswick Regiment -[Tank.] Scarce brass cap badge with two loops and makers details for Scully Montreal to the reverse. An early style sailing ship and a WW I pattern tank on a shield to the centre of double scrolls linked by maple leaves. The upper scroll bearing the title "The New Brunswick Regiment -Tank" and the lower one the motto, "Semper Paratus Pugnare Pro Patria". [See also item 18342]
New Brunswick Regiment-Tank. Scarce pair of brass other ranks collar badges. An old style sailing ship and a WW I tank to the centre of double scrolls bearing the title and motto,connected by maple leaves.[See also item 18332]
New South Wales-Defence Force. Early pattern brass cap badge with three loops to the reverse. A cross bearing the lion and stars to the centre of a flowered wreath and surmounted by an Imperial Crown.
New South Wales-Defence Force. Victorian brass helmet plate with three loops to the reverse. The central cross bearing the lion and stars within a flowered wreath surmounted by the Victorian crown.
New Zealand - Infantry. Brass king's crown cap badge with two loops and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse,worn by the 16th.[Waikato] Reginent. This title and the motto scroll below an arm holding a Maori "Taiaha" within a crowned wreath of fern.
New Zealand - Infantry. Gilt officers cap badge with two loops and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse worn by the Otago and Sutherland Regiment. This title and the figure of a Maori Warrior to the centre of a wreath of fern with the motto scroll below.
New Zealand -Machine Gun Corps. Brass king's crown cap badge with three loops and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse. A pair of crossed Vickers Guns above the letters "NZ" surmounted by the crown.
New Zealand Air Force. Excellent quality pair of WW II deeply padded pilot's qualification wings. The "NZ" monogram within a brown wreath of laurel flanked by a pair of oatmeal coloured wings and surmounted by a red inset king's crown.
New Zealand Army Ordnance Corps. Pair of brass other ranks collar badges with makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse. A shield bearing the Arms of Ordnance above the title scroll and surmounted by the latters "NZ". [ Slight colour difference.[
New Zealand Cyclist Corps. King's crown brass cap badge with two loops and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse. A crowned bicycle wheel backed by crossed rifles above the title scroll, "N.Z.Cyclist Corps".
New Zealand Forces. Pair of WW II silver bullion wire embroidered on black shoulder titles, affixed to black twill shoulder strap slip-ons. [Bullion wire tarnished.]
New Zealand Infantry. Superb quality gilt officers cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the 5th. [Wellington Rifles] Regiment. The Crest of the Duke of Wellington above the title scroll,New Zealand.
New Zealand Infantry. Brass king's crown cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse bearing makers details for Tiptaft Birmingham,worn by the 9th [Wellington East Coast Rifles] Regiment. A stag's head and the roman numeral "IX" within a crowned wreath of fern with the motto scroll," Kia Toa" below.
New Zealand Infantry. Brass cap badge with two loops and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse worn by the 11th [Taranaki Rifles] Regiment. A landscape view of Mount Egmont and the roman numeral "XI" above the title scroll.
New Zealand Infantry. Scarce brass non-voided first pattern cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the 14th.[South Otago Rifles] Regiment. The roman numerals,XIV,within a wreath of roses,thistle,and shamrock,with a Kea bird above and the motto scroll below.[See Corbett's book page 228]
New Zealand Infantry. Two collar badges [not an exact pair] worn by the 4th. [Otago Rifles ] Regiment. A kiwi to the centre of fen fronds with the South Africa honour above and the title scroll below.
New Zealand Infantry. Mint gilt queen's crown officers cap badge with two loops and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse,worn by the 3rd.[Auckland] Regiment N.Z. Infantry. This title on a crowned circlet around the mailed arm holding a sheaf,within a wreath of laurel,with the subsidiary title,Countess of Ranfurly's Own,below.
New Zealand Regiment. Excellent quality officer queens crown sil / gilt and enamel cap badge with two flat loops to the reverse. A kiwi bird to the centre of a crowned circlet in blue enamel bearing the title,within a wreath of fern.
New Zealand-Artillery. Brass Victorian other ranks helmet plate with three loops to the reverse. An old style field-gun between scrolls bearing a laurel spray and the title, "New Zealand Regular Forces" surmounted by the Royal Arms.
New Zealand-Artillery. King's crown officers bronze service dress cap badge with three blades to the reverse. An old style field-gun with mounted wheel above the Royal Artillery motto scroll, and surmounted by a crowned scroll bearing "N.Z.".
New Zealand-Base Records. Rare brass collar badge with two flat lugs to the reverse. The letters "NZ" above a scroll, "Records". Base Records was part of the New Zealand War Expenses branch dealing with the vast amounts of paperwork,involved and latterly demobilisation and the sad task of grave registration.
New Zealand-Corps of Engineers. Scarce single bronze officers collar badge with makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse. A fused grenade above the scroll, " Inga Wahi Katoa". [Also worn by officers of the Tunnellers Company N.Z Engineers]
New Zealand-Engineers. Brass slouch hat badge with single screw bolt fitting to the reverse. A fused grenade with a hook attachment below.
New Zealand-Expeditionary Force. Single WW I brass king's crown collar badge with two loops to the reverse. The letters "NZ" to the centre of a crowned wreath of fern above the title scroll, "Expeditionary Force."
New Zealand-Expeditionary Force. Gilt and enamel king's crown lapel badge with brooch pin fitting to the reverse. The letters "NZ" in green enamel to the centre of a crowned fern fronds,above the blue enamelled title scroll.
New Zealand-Infantry. Mint gilt queen's crown officers cap badge worn by the 3rd. Auckland Regiment, with two loops to the reverse and makers details for Gaunt London. An armoured arm holding a sheaf of wheat to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the full regimental title within a wreath of laurel. To the lower wreath the supplementary title,Countess of Ranfurly's Own.
New Zealand-Reinforcements. Brass king's crown cap badge with two flat lugs to the reverse worn by the New Zealand Rifle Brigade Reinforcements. The Crest of the Earl of Liverpool to the centre of a crowned wreath of fern,flanked by the letters,"NZ",with the "Reinforcements" scroll below.
New Zealand-Rienforcements. WW I brass cap badge with two flat lugs to the reverse,worn by the 21st.Rienforcements. A Fantail Bird with the title "New Zealand" to its tail feathers, perched upon the title scroll that also carries the "RD 894" code to the scroll ends.
New Zealand. Mint condition brass cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the New Zealand Pioneer Battalion in WW I. A crossed axe and pick-axe and the letters "NZ" to the centre of a wreath of fern,with a Maori warrior's face above and the title "Pioneers" on a scroll below. [See Corbett's book page 237]
New Zealand. Brass cap badge with two flat "lug" fittings to the reverse worn by the 20th Infantry Reinforcements. An extinct Moa bird to the crowned centre of a circlet bearing the Maori motto,"Kokiri Kia Maia" within a fern wreath that bears the title scroll,20th.New Zealand.
New Zealand. Two [not a pair] officers sil / gilt queen's crown collar badges with Gaunt London makers details to the reverse, worn by the Royal New Zealand Armoured Corps. A WW I style tank and crossed lances to the centre of a crowned fern wreath with the title scroll below.
New Zealand. Pair of collar badges with makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse,worn by the 14th.[South Otago Rifles] Regiment. A Kea bird to the centre of a wreath of rose,shamrock and thistle,above the motto scroll. [Colour difference,so not quite an exact pair.]
New Zealand. Bronzed-brass cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn during the First World War at Featherston Training Camp. The number "1" and the letter "C" to the centre of fern leaves.
New Zealand. Brass WW I cap badge with two flat lugs to the reverse worn by the 22nd.Reinforcements. A Moa bird to the centre of an oval bearing the titles,"XXII " and "Expeditionary Forces" above the letters "NZ" within a wreath of fern with the motto scroll below and a "Victorian " style crown above.
New Zealand. Pair of bi / metal collar badges with "clutch-pin" fittings to the reverse worn by the Wellington West Coast and Taranaki Regiment. A phoenix flanked by the roman numerals,VII and XI,above a tri-part scroll,The W.W.A.T.Regt.
New Zealand. Excellent quality 6th. [Hauraki] Regiment gilt officers cap badge with two loops and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse. The lion to the centre of a Garter Strap upon a star,with the motto,"Kia Kaha",above the title scroll.
New Zealand. Brass early pattern "hand-cut" ? shoulder title,N.Z.M.R. with two flat "conductor" style loops to the reverse, worn by units of the Mounted Rifles.
New Zealand. Brass king's crown WW I pattern cap badge worn by the New Zealand Army Service Corps. The ASC cypher inside a Garter Strap,within a wreathed,crowned,star,with the letters,N Z either side of the strap end. Two loops to the reverse,and a makers plate for Gaunt London.
New Zealand. Pair of king's crown first pattern brass collar badges worn by the New Zealand Dental Corps. Entwined serpents to the centre of a crowned wreath of laurel,above the motto scroll.[See also item 16759]
New Zealand. Pair of WW I brass king's crown collar badges worn by the New Zealand Expeditionary Force. The letters "NZ" to the centre of a crowned wreath of fern above the title scroll. [Not exact but very close pair]
New Zealand. Excellent quality officers sil / gilt collar badge,worn by the 1st. [Canterbury] Infantry Regiment. A white crane upon double scrolls bearing the title and motto,"Ake Ake Kia Kaha".
New Zealand. Scarce brass cap badge worn by the 4th [Waikato] Mounted Rifles. A Kaka Bird to the centre of a wreath of kowhai leaves above double scrolls bearing the regimental title and motto. A screw bolt fitting and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse and hook attachment to the lower edge to allow the slouch hat to be turned up with a leather thong.
New Zealand. Bronze cap badge with two loops and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse worn by the 12th.[Nelson] Regiment New Zealand Infantry. A stag to the centre of a circlet bearing the title,surmounted by the number, "12" within a wreath of fern.
New Zealand. Pair of brass collar badges with makers plates for Gaunt London to the reverse,worn by the 3rd.[Auckland] Regiment New Zealand Infantry. This title and the motto scroll below an armoured arm and a wheatsheaf.
New Zealand. Brass WW I king's crown cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the 30th.Reinforcements. A Maori warrior in front of a meeting house and the number "30" to the centre of a crowned fern wreath bearing the letters "NZ". To the lower part the Maori motto scroll, "Ake Ake Kia Maia" that also has the "RD 961 " notation. [This is the scarcer type motto ]
New Zealand. Brass king's crown cap badge with two loops and makers details for M & K. Wellington N.Z. to the reverse,worn by the New Zealand Regiment. A kiwi to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title,within a wreath of fern.
New Zealand. Brass cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse worn by the 4th.[Otago Rifles] Regiment. A kiwi to the centre of a fern wreath,with the title scrolls below and the South African honour scrolls above.
New Zealand. Queen's crown officers mint gilt cap badge with two loops and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse worn by the Northland Regiment. The old regimental number "15",a crown and a fern wreath to the centre of a circlet bearing the motto and the new title,"Northland". [See Corbett's book page 230]
New Zealand. Brass cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by Wellington College. A voided shield shape with a design to the centre and the title Wellington College to each side,with the motto in a furled scroll to the top. [Badge is quite polished]
New Zealand. Brass WW II cap / blouse badge with original brooch pin to the reverse. A wheatsheaf and the letters"NZ" within a wreath of fern above a tri-part scroll,Women's Land Service.
New Zealand. Brass king's crown cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse bearing makers details for Tiptaft Birmingham. A mailed arm and a wheatsheaf to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title,"3rd. [Auck] Regiment N.Z. Infantry" within a wreath of laurel that carries the subsidiary title,"Countess Of Ranfurly's Own"
New Zealand. Pair of bi/metal collar badges with makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse worn by 1st.[Canterbury] Regiment. A White Crane standing upon scrolls bearing the title and Regimental motto. [Came from an old collection as a pair,but very slight differences between the two collars]
New Zealand. Mint gilt officers single collar badge worn by the 3rd. [Auckland] Regiment New Zealand Infantry. A mailed arm holding a sheaf of wheat above double scrolls bearing the title and motto.
New Zealand. Pair of bi / metal collar badges with makers plates for Gaunt London to the reverse,worn by the 13th. [North Canterbury and Westland ] Regiment. The roman numerals,XIII,above the letters,NZI,within a wreath of fern.
New Zealand. Bronze cap badge with two loops and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse worn by officers of the New Zealand Army Motor Reserve. A motor car steering wheel with the titles on the surround. [Worn during and just before WW I and then disbanded]
New Zealand. Pair of king's crown other ranks brass collar with makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse worn by the 15th. [North Auckland] Regiment. The number "15" crowned, within fern leaves,to the centre of a circlet bearing the title and motto.[Slight colour difference]
New Zealand. Two collar badges worn by the New Zealand Pioneers. An axe and pick-axe and the letters "NZ" to the centre of a wreath of fern with a Maori warrior's face above and the title scroll below.[Same colour to reverse but not to the front]
New Zealand. King's crown white metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the Royal New Zealand Armoured Corps. This title to the lower part of a crowned wreath of fern,with a WW I style tank and crossed cavalry lances to the centre.
New Zealand. Pair of brass collar badges worn by the 9th.[Wellington East Coast Rifles] Regiment. A red deer's head with the roman numerals "XI" between the antlers.
New Zealand. Brass WW I king's crown cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the 26th.Infantry Reinforcements. A Maori war canoe and mountains to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title within a wreath of laurel with the New Zealand title to the lower part.
New Zealand. Brass cap / collar badge with two loops to the reverse,an early "rough pattern" fern leaf with the N.Z. monogram upon it. [See Corbett's book for examples] [Approx 5cms long]
New Zealand. Pair of bi / metal collar badges with makers plates for Gaunt London to the reverse,worn by the 2nd.[South Canterbury] Regiment N.Z.I. This title on a circlet and maltese cross with a kiwi bird to the centre.[Kiwi slightly polished]
New Zealand. Two brass collar badges [not an exact pair] worn by the 14th.[South Otago Rifles] Regiment. A Kea bird within a wreath of rose,shamrock and thistle,above the motto scroll. [These are the early non-voided pattern,see Corbett's book,page-228]
New Zealand. King's crown bi / metal cap badge with two loops and makers plate for Gaunt London to the reverse,worn by the 13th. [North Canterbury & Westland]Regiment. The roman numerals,XIII,and the letters"NZI" to the centre of a crowned wreath of fern,above the motto scroll,Kia Pono Tonu.
New Zealand. Brass cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the 1st.Mounted Rifles [Canterbury Yeomanry Cavalry.] The ram's head,motto,letters,"CYC" and the date,1864 to the centre of a wreath of fern.
New Zealand. Scarce WW I brass cap badge with two loops,makers plate for Gaunt London and original green cloth shaped backing to the reverse,worn by the 1st.Wellington Rifles. The Crest of the Duke of Wellington. [This unit along with men from the 3rd.Aukland were the first New Zealand troops to leave the country on active service in WW I as part of the Samoan Expeditionary Force] [See Corbett's book page 209]
New Zealand. King's crown bi / metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the Royal New Zealand Army Service Corps. A crowned multi-rayed star with the cypher of GviR to the centre of a Garter Strap within a wreath of laurel,above the title scroll,"R.N.Z.A.S.C.
New Zealand. Pair of brass collar badges worn by the 7th.[Wellington West Coast Rifles ] Regiment. The lion and coronet above the motto scroll. [very slight colour difference]
Newcaslte-On-Tyne-O.T.C. Black-brass cap badge with two loops to the reverse. A horse's head and the letters" O.T.C." above a furled scroll bearing the title, "Newcastle-On-Tyne R.G.School" [Slight loss of blacking.]
Newfoundland Forestry Unit. Rare white metal lapel badge with buttonhole fitting and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse. A caribou's head to the voided centre of an circlet bearing the title. Worn as a cap badge by members of the Newfoundland Overseas Forestry Unit as part of the 3rd. Inverness-shire [Newfoundland ] Battalion Home Guard,instead of the Cameron Highlanders badges issued. [See " In the Space of a Single Day " by Mills and Carney page 31 ]
Newfoundland Forestry Unit. Extremely rare pair of bronze collar badges with three loops to the reverse of each. A moose upon a scroll, "Terra Nova".
Newfoundland Rangers. Scarce brass collar badge with two loops and makers details for Scully Montreal to the reverse. The head of a moose and the " Ubique " scroll,to the centre of a strap bearing the title. [See item 18307 for scarce cap badge]
Newfoundland Rangers. Rare brass cap badge with two loops to the reverse.The head of a moose and the motto scroll "Ubique" to the centre of a strap bearing the title. [See item 18517 for collar badge]
Newfoundland Regiment. Large pattern brass shoulder title,NFLD.
Nigeria Customs. King\'s crown grey \"gun-metal\" cap badge for the Nigeria Customs Preventative Service. A six-pointed star in a crowned circlet and wreath,above a scroll bearing the title,with slider to the reverse,bearing makers details for Firmin London.[See Owen item 3818]
Nigeria District. Printed example of the yellow palm tree within a black circle on a green square.
Nigeria. Brass shoulder title,Nigeria.
No.1 Armoured Replacement Group C.M.F. Extremely rare WW II black and white embroidered on red and yellow twill material,formation sign worn by the Forward Delivery Squadrons of the Royal Armoured Corps. The head of Mars with a tank being blown from his mouth.
No.1 Commando. Rare embroidered example of the green salamander within red and yellow flames on a khaki background. Worn by No.1 Commando for a very short time between 1941 and 1943.
Non- Combatant Corps. Scarce brass cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The letters "NCC". Worn by conscientious objectors in uniform but un-armed,mainly in a pioneer or labouring role.
Non-Combatant Corps. Extremely rare WW II black on khaki shoulder strap slip-on,NCC. This Corps was mostly made up of coscientious objectors,who served their country,but would not fight.
Norfolk Regiment. King's crown officers sil / gilt Home Service helmet plate with three loops to the reverse. The figure of Britannia on a ground of black velvet to the centre of a Garter Strap and laurel wreath. Upon the wreath the title scroll, "The Norfolk Regiment " all mounted upon a crowned,multi-rayed star back-plate.
Norfolk Regiment. Scarce brass foreign service helmet pagri badge of a large size Britannia,worn by W/O\'s and Sergeants around 1900. Slider fixing to reverse,slightly shortened.
Norfolk Regiment. Other rank's bi / metal helmet plate centre with four loops to the reverse. The figure of Britannia to the centre of a circlet bearing the title,"Norfolk". Designed to be worn on the Universal pattern helmet plate.
Norfolk Regiment. WW I all brass economy issue cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The figure of Britannia to the centre of a wreath of laurel,above the title scroll,The Norfolk Regt.
Norfolk Regiment. Small cast brass shoulder title,Norfolk, enclosed within a frame,worn by officers serving in India in the 1930's.
Norfolk Rifle Volunteers. Victorian officers silvered helmet plate with three loops to the reverse. A strung bugle horn on a black velvet backing to the centre of a circlet bearing the title," Third Norfolk Rifle Volunteer Corps" within a wreath of laurel upon a crowned star back-plate. [Small moth hole to black backing]
Norfolk Rifle Volunteers. White metal Victorian cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the Third Norfolk Rifle Volunteer Corps. This title on a circlet with the castle to the centre upon the Star of the Order of the Thistle.
Norfolk Rifle Volunteers. Rare early Victorian blackened brass officers ? NCO's ? waist-belt clasp. A bugle horn surmounted by the crown to one half of a seeded rectangular plate with "roped" border bearing a furled scroll, "Norfolk Rifle Volunteers ". The plate has plain belt loops and both halves bear matching bench marks "48".
Norfolk Rifle Volunteers. Victorian other ranks white metal helmet plate with three loops to the reverse. The castle to the centre of a strap bearing the title,"Third Norfolk Rifle Volunteer Corps " within a wreath of laurel on a crowned multi-rayed back-plate. [Headquarters at East Dereham]
Norfolk Yeomanry [King's Own Royal Regiment.] Brass king's crown cap badge with slider to the reverse bearing makers details for BP Birmingham. The crowned cypher of GvR.
Norfolk Yeomanry. Brass king's crown cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The cypher of GviR surmounted by the crown.
Norfolk Yeomanry.[King's Own Royal Regiment] Pair of brass other ranks collar badges,one bearing makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse. The Royal Arms above the title scroll.
Norfolk-Army Cadet Force. Printed early pattern red figure of Britannia in a yellow triangle,worn by Norfolk A.C.F. units.
North Highland District. Printed pair of signs worn by this Scottish Command. The golden lion on a background of green and purple[the colours of the mountains and the heather!] The reverse with super military tailors stamps for Andersons of Edinburgh.
North Irish Brigade. Officers Queen's crown sil / gilt cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The crowned Angel Harp above the title scroll. [Formed from the 1950's amalgamations.] [Loops twisted.]
North Irish Horse. Brass king's crown cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The Angel Harp surmounted by the crown above a tri-part title scroll.
North Irish Horse. Brass king's crown cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The crowned Angel Harp above a tri-part scroll bearing the title.
North Middlesex Rifle Volunteers. Small white metal Victorian Field service cap badge with two loops to the reverse. A crowned bugle horn to the centre of a circlet bearing the title "N.Middlesex Rifles" on a maltese cross surmounted by a Guelphic crown,within a wreath of laurel. [Attached to the Middlesex Regiment in 1881,becoming the 19th.Battalion [St.Pancras ] London Rgt. in1908.]
North Riding Ambulance Service. WW II era white metal and enamel cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The Arms of North Riding County Council in enamels to the centre of a circlet bearing the same title,above furled scrolls "Ambulance Service ".
North Riding District. Scarce WW II khaki embroidered example of the three White Yorkshire Roses above a red cross on a white shield. [Black backing loose.]
North Somerset and Bristol Yeomanry. Pair of queen's crown officers sil / plated collar badges. A WW I style tank to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the motto within a star and laurel wreath that also carries the old RTR motto "Fear Naught."
North Somerset Yeomanry. Scarce white metal king's crown cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The cypher of EviiR to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the motto,on a multi-rayed star.
North Somerset Yeomanry. White metal king's crown cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The cypher of GvR to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the motto, "Arma Pacis Fulcra" on a multi-rayed star.
North Somerset Yeomanry. Scarce WW II "paste-back " white on black embroidered shoulder title,North Somerset Yeomanry.
North Somerset Yeomanry. King's crown white metal cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The cypher of GviR to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the motto on a multi-rayed star.
North Somerset Yeomanry. King's crown gilt and enamel sweetheart / old comrades badge with brooch pin fitting to the reverse. Design and size as the GvR cap badge but with blue enamel to the motto and red to the crown.
North Staffordshire Regiment-Volunteers. White metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by Volunteer Battalions. The Staffordshire Knot and scroll "North Stafford" surmounted by the Prince of Wales's plumes.
North Staffordshire Regiment. Superb quality officers sil / gilt Victorian glengarry badge with two loops and backing plate to the reverse. The Prince of Wales's plumes on a ground of black velvet to the centre of crowned Garter Strap.
North Staffordshire Regiment. Pair of bi / metal other ranks collar badges. The Prince of Wales's plumes upon the Stafford Knot.[One slightly darker toned ]
North Staffordshire Regiment. Brass shoulder title,T / 5 / N.Stafford. Worn by the 5th. [Hanley] Territorial Battalion.
North Staffordshire Regiment. Printed WW II white on red shoulder title,North Stafford.
North Staffordshire Regiment. Bi / metal helmet plate centre with three [Of four] loops to the reverse. The Prince of Wales's plumes to the centre of a circlet bearing the title,"North Staffordshire" [Designed to be worn with the universal pattern other ranks helmet plate]
North Staffordshire Regiment. Officers bronze service dress cap badge with two blades to the reverse. The Staffordshire Knot surmounted by the Prince of Wales's plumes above the title scroll,"North Stafford".
North Staffordshire Regiment. Scarce brass shoulder title,"N.Staffs. [See Westlake page 116.]
North Staffordshire Regiment. [Prince of Wales's] Embroidered white and red on black foreign service helmet or slouch hat pagri badge. The Prince of Wales's plumes and the Staffordshire Knot above the title ,North Stafford.
North Staffordshire Regiment. [Prince of Wales's] WW I all brass economy issue cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The Staffordshire Knot and title scroll surmounted by the Prince of Wales's plumes.[Badge in "grubby " condition.]
North Staffordshire Rgt. Pair of WW II black on khaki shoulder strap slip-ons N STAFFORD.
Northampton Volunteer Training Corps. Scarce gilt and enamel cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the WW I raised " Northampton Citizen Corps ". This title on a blue enamel oval surmounted by the red enamel inset king's crown,with the Arms of the City of Northampton to the centre on a white enamel background.
Northamptonshire Air Raid Precautions. Scarce WW II white metal and enamel lapel badge with buttonhole fitting and individual issue number to the reverse. The ARP monogram on a blue enamel ground surmounted by the title scroll, "County Transport " and the "Northamptonshire " title with a rose to the centre.
Northamptonshire Regiment-Volunteers. Scarce brass cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the 1st.Vounteer Battalion Northamptonshire Regiment. The castle and South Africa honour to the centre of a wreath of laurel bearing the title,and surmounted by a small scroll,"1st.Volr.Battn.".
Northamptonshire Regiment. Scarce brass "Horseshoe" shoulder title,Northamptonshire,worn by the Militia Battalions.
Northamptonshire Regiment. WW I all brass economy issue cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The castle and honour scroll, "Talavera" to the centre of a wreath of laurel that bears the regimental title and the Gibraltar honour
Northamptonshire Regiment. Officers sil / gilt early pattern waist-belt clasp. The "two-tower" castle with Talavera and Gibraltar honours on a seeded background,within a circlet bearing the title. Matching bench-marks "3" to both halves. [Finish a little dull]
Northamptonshire Regiment. WW II plastic economy issue cap badge with two blades to the reverse. The castle and "Talavera" honour to the centre of a wreath of laurel that bears the title scroll and the "Gibraltar" honour to the upper part. [Badge with slight curve and remains of green felt stuck to reverse.]
Northamptonshire Regiment. WW II white on red printed shoulder title,Northamptonshire.
Northamptonshire Regiment. Superb quality officers sil / gilt cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The castle and "Talavera" honour to the centre of a wreath of laurel that bears the title scroll and the "Gibraltar" honour. [Silver finish toned to a lovely deep dark colour.]
Northamptonshire Regiment. Victorian pattern bi / metal cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The castle with flag flying from the central tower and the "Talavera" honour to the centre of a wreath of laurel that carries the title scroll and the "Gibraltar " honour. [This pattern worn into the early 1900's.]
Northamptonshire Rifle Volunteers. Superb quality silvered officers Victorian cross-belt plate with three screw bolts to the reverse. The number "1" and a strung bugle horn to the centre of a strap bearing the title upon a crowned multi-rayed star plate.
Northamptonshire Rifle Volunteers. Blackened-bronze NCO's Victorian cross-belt plate with four screw bolts retaining their original nuts and washers to the reverse. The "NRV" cypher on a seeded background to the centre of a wreath of laurel surmounted by the crown upon a blank tablet.
Northamptonshire Volunteer Training Corps. Scarce WW I bronzed cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The Arms of Northampton above an English Rose with a tri-part furled title scroll between the two.
Northamptonshire Yeomanry. White metal NCO's large size sleeve badge with two loops and later added blue backing cloth for display. The White Horse of Hanover. [Well polished example]
Northamptonshire Yeomanry. White metal cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The White Horse of Hanover. [Now with shaped blue backing cloth for display]
Northamptonshire Yeomanry. Embroidered pale blue on dark blue shoulder title,Northamptonshire Yeomanry.
Northern Army Group. [Northag] Silk woven example of the yellow battle-axe on a blue shield,stitched around battledress material. [Blue-tack to reverse]
Northern Command. Printed WW II example of the green apple on a blue diamond first pattern worn by troops in Northern Command.
Northern Cyclist Battalion. Brass shoulder title,T / Cyclist / Northern. [Originally formed as 8th. [Cyclist ] Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers.
Northern Ireland District. Embroidered slightly padded WW II example of the white bird in a nest on a green background. Worn from 1940 until 1943 when the Irish "gate" sign was used.
Northern Ireland District. Embroidered WW II example of the white Irish Gate on a green background. [Paper stuck to reverse.]
Northern Ireland District. Printed example of the third pattern N.I.D formation sign. An Irish Harp and the king's crown in yellow upon a green shield.
Northern Rhodesia Defence Force. Brass WW II king's crown cap badge with two loops to the reverse. A Fish-eagle and a "river" to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title above the motto scroll.
Northern Rhodesia Volunteer Defence Force. Bronze king's crown cap WW II badge with slider fitting to the reverse bearing makers details for Dowler Birmingham. A crowned shield bearing an eagle clutching a fish above six wavy lines to the centre of a circular scroll bearing the title.
Northern Rhodesia. Brass shoulder title,Northern / Rhodesia.
Northumberland Fundraising Badge. Scarce WW II gilt and enamel fundraising lapel badge. An aeroplane,ship and a field gun,to the centre of the words,Northumberland and Durham War Needs Fund. Brooch-pin fitting to the reverse,and makers marks for Fattorini Bradford.
Northumberland Fusiliers. Scarce small brass shoulder title,TS. Worn by the WW I raised [Tyneside Scottish ] service battalions of the Northumberland Fusiliers on the greatcoat.
Northumberland Fusiliers. Scarce officers bronze service dress cap badge with two blades to the reverse worn by the 4th,5th,and 6th,Territorial Battalions Northumberland Fusiliers. St. George to the centre of a circlet bearing the title,mounted upon the ball of a fused grenade,with the "South Africa" honour scroll below.
Northumberland Fusiliers. Rare pair of officers bronze service dress collar badges worn by the WW I raised 20th-23rd.Battalions [Tyneside Scottish] Northumberland Fusiliers. A lion emerging from a tower holding a pennant bearing the Cross of St.Andrew.
Northumberland Fusiliers. Scarce officers bronze service dress cap badge with two blades to the reverse worn by the 4th,5th,and 6th.Territorial Battalions. St.George within a circlet bearing the title upon the ball of a fused grenade,above the "South Africa" honour scroll.
Northumberland Fusiliers. Excellent example of the white metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the 20th-23rd.,and 29th.Battalions [Tyneside Scottish] as part of Kitcheners Army in WW I. The half-lion holding a forked pennon emerging from a tower to the centre of the Cross of St.Andrew within a thistle wreath,with the title "Tyneside Scottish" on a tablet to the lower part of the cross.
Northumberland Fusiliers. Excellent quality officers service dress bronze cap badge with two blades and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse. St. George to the centre of a circlet bearing the title mounted upon the ball of a fused grenade.
Northumberland Fusiliers. Scarce white metal cap badge with brooch pin fitting replacing the original loops,worn by the WW I raised Service Battalions 20th,21st.22nd.23rd and 29th. [Tyneside Scottish ] Northumberland Fusiliers. A Scottish Lion emerging from a tower holding a forked pennon within a thistle wreath that carries the title scroll, to the centre of a strap bearing the motto.
Northumberland Fusiliers. White metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the WW I raised 20th-23rd.and 29th. [Tyneside Scottish] Battalions. A saltire with a lion holding a pennon standing upon a tower above a tablet bearing the title,within a wreath of thistle.
Northumberland Home Guard. WW II printed example of the black on khaki shoulder designation,ND / 6, worn by the 6th. Battalion [Blyth ] Northumberland Home Guard. Commanded by Lt.Col. N.O.Parry.
Northumberland Hussars. Scarce brass shoulder title,NHIY. [Slight staining to the face.]
Northumberland Hussars. Officers silver [not marked] king's crown cap badge with two loops to the reverse. Alnwick Castle to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title,above a scoll bearing the South African honour.
Northumberland Hussars. Brass king's crown cap badge with two loops to the reverse. Alnwick Castle to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title above the South Africa honour scroll.
Northumberland Hussars. Brass shoulder title,T / Y / Northumberland.
Norweigan Free Forces. Scarce WW II embroidered example of the white on khaki title and National Flag insignia worn by members of the Free Norwegian Forces and also by the Norwegian Platoon of the 10th. Surrey [Egham and Chertsey] Battalion Home Guard. [Spots of "blu-tack" to reverse.]
Notrth Eastern Railway. WW I oilcloth printed armband to be affixed by means of a safety pin. The North Eastern Railway title and logo with the titles, "Railway" and "Service" above and below,and the owners registration number to the right side. Worn to prove the person was employed on essential war work.
Nottingham High School-O.T.C. Bi / metal king's crown cap badge with two loops to the reverse. A stag to the centre of a wreath of laurel on a crowned maltese cross,flanked by the titles,"Nottingham School" with the scroll "Officers Training Corps" below.
Nottingham University-OTC. Brass shoulder title,University Coll. / OTC / Nottingham,complete with original shaped brass back-plate.
Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment. Brass straight line shoulder title,Foresters. Worn overseas in the 1920's on the tropical k.d. tunic.
Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment [Sherwood Foresters.] Scarce brass oval shaped shoulder title, Sherwood / 4 / Foresters. Worn by the 4th. Battalion who were originally one of the Militia Battalions.
Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment [Sherwood foresters] Blackened king's crown cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the 7th. [Robin Hoods] Territorial Battalion. A crowned bugle horn to the centre of a circlet bearing the title,on a maltese cross,carrying the South Africa honour,within a crowned wreath of laurel.
Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment-Volunteers. White metal king's crown other ranks home service helmet plate with three loops to the reverse. The stag in a wreath to the centre of a crowned maltese cross with title scrolls,"Sherwood,Foresters,and Notts & Derby" within a circlet bearing "Notts & Derby 2nd.Voln.Battn." upon a crowned multi-rayed star plate.
Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment.[Sherwood Foresters] Superb quality officers king's crown sil,gitl and enamel cap badge with makers details for Gaunt London,an "S" stamp and the early single loop and lug fitting to the reverse. The stag within a wreath on a ground of blue enamel to the centre of a crowned maltese cross,flanked by the titles,"Sherwood,Foresters" above a gilt scroll bearing "Notts & Derby".
Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment.[Sherwood Foresters] Scarce sergeants pattern bi / metal cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse worn by the 7th.[Robin Hoods] Battalion. A strung bugle horn to the centre of a circlet bearing the title,on a crowned maltese cross that carries the South Africa honour to the arms,within a wreath of laurel.
Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment.[Sherwood Foresters] Scarce queen's crown officers bronze service dress cap badge with two blades to the reverse. The stag in a wreath and the "Sherwood Foresters " scrolls to the centre of a crowned maltese cross above the title," Notts & Derby "
Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment.[Sherwood Foresters] King's crown white metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by Volunteer Battalions. The stag and wreath flanked by the scrolls "Sherwood Foresters" on a crowned maltese cross above the "Notts & Derby" title.
Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Rgt. Attractive red white and blue enamel and brass sweetheart badge in the shape of the regiments cap badge,with brooch pin to the reverse.[probably a replacement]
Nottinghamshire Volunteer Regiment. Bronze cap badge with two "flat style " loops to the reverse worn by the WW I raised Volunteer Training Corps. Crossed rifles with the Arms of Nottingham to the centre of a crowned oval and scroll bearing the title within a wreath of oak.
Nottinghamshire Volunteers -Robin Hoods. King's crown blackened white metal field service cap badge with two loops to the reverse. A curled bugle horn above the title "Robin Hood Rifles" surmounted by the crown and South Africa battle honour.
Nottinghamshire [Sherwood Rangers] Yeomanry. Brass cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse bearing owners / makers initials,R.F.P. A strung bugle horn. [ Heavy scrape marks to the bugle horn.]
Nottinghamshire [Sherwood Rangers] Yeomanry. Brass cap badge with two loops and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse. A bugle horn with strings.
Nottinghanshire and Derbyshire Regiment [Sherwood Foresters ] King's crown officers bronze service dress cap badge with two blades,makers details for Gaunt London and original shaped green backing cloth to the reverse. The stag and wreath to the voided centre of a crowned maltese cross flanked by the "Sherwood Foresters " titles,above the scroll,"Notts & Derby".
Nyasaland Police. King's crown white metal cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. A leopard on a flat rock above the title scroll,and backed by a stylized sun-rise surmounted by the crown. [Badge has been slightly curved to fit the cap]
Nyasaland. Brass cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the Nyasaland Defence Force. This title on a circlet with a leopard upon rocks to the centre.
Observer Corps. White metal first pattern cap badge with three blades to the reverse and reinforcing bars to the figure's arm. An Elizabethan coast-watcher above the scroll, "Observer Corps."
Observer Corps. Early pattern embroidered light blue on black tunic / overall badge worn before the Corps became "Royal" in 1941. The RAF eagle with the titles "Observer" and " Corps" to the centre of a circlet.
Observer Corps. White metal and enamel lapel badge with buttonhole fitting and makers details for Phillips Aldershot to the reverse. An Elizabethan Coast Watcher to the centre of a circlet bearing the title and motto,"Forewarned Is Forearmed ". [Issued as a "proficiency award" in the 1930's before the Corps had uniforms.]
Old Comrades Lapel Brass and enamel lapel badge,for vetrans of the first world war.The Union Flag to the centre,with "Comrades of the Great War"in the surround.Gaunt London makers details and registration number to the reverse.
Old Contemptibles Association. Bronze lapel badge with buttonhole fitting,individual issue number and makers details for Toye and Co. London to the reverse. Crossed swords to the centre of a circlet bearing the title,with scrolls carrying the dates,"1914" and "Aug 5 to Nov 22"
On War Service. Mint gilt-brass lapel badge with buttonhole fitting,individual reference number and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse,still contained in the original tissue wrapping and cardboard box. The Arms of the Board of Ordnance to the centre of a crowned oval bearing the title "On War Service 1915". Cardboard box has the matching reference number to the badge and Gaunt manufacturers details. [One side of box absent.]
Oxford House Cadet Corps. Extremely rare white metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The Arms of Oxford University within a wreath of laurel above the title scroll.
Oxford University -O.T.C. Rare king's crown bi / metal cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse worn by the Signals section of Oxford University Officers Training Corps. The figure of Mercury to the centre of a crowned oval bearing the title,O.U.O.T.C. Signals.[One of the rarest O.T.C cap badges]
Oxford University -O.T.C.-Artillery. Scarce king's crown brass cap badge with two loops to the reverse. An old style field-gun above the "Oxford University O.T.C." title and surmounted by the crown and laurel spray scroll.
Oxford University O.T.C. Scarce pair of white metal collar badges worn by the cavalry section of the O.T.C. A rider on horse-back.
Oxford University Senior Training Corps. White metal king's crown cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The Arms of the University to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title,above the motto scroll. [One loop twisted]
Oxford University-Cavalry. Brass cap badge worn by the Cavalry Section of Oxford University O.T.C.,with two loops to the reverse. A cavalry trumpet to the centre of a crossed sabre and scabbard,with upper and lower scrolls,bearing the title.
Oxford University. Scarce wt/metal victorian helmet plate for the Oxford University Rifle Volunteers,with the Coat of Arms to the centre and three loops to the reverse.
Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Pair of brass shoulder titles,Oxf & Bucks.
Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Pair of brass shoulder titles,T4 / Bugle / Oxf & Bucks,worn by the 4th.Territorial Battalion.
Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry-Buckinghamshire Battalion. Scarce king's crown officers bronze service dress cap badge with blade fittings to the reverse. A crowned maltese cross with the swan from the County Arms to the centre of a circlet bearing the Buckinghanshire Battalion title.
Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Beret size anodised aluminium cap badge with slider to the reverse bearing erased makers details for Gaunt to the reverse. A bugle horn with strings.
Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Brass shoulder title, T4 within a bugle,above Oxf & Bucks,worn by the 4th. Territorial Battalion.
Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Officers hall-marked silver cap badge with two silver loops to the reverse, a bugle horn with strings, bearing makers details for "J.R.G.& S" and Birmingham hall-marks for 1917 ? [Capital letter "S" ]
Oxfordshire Light Infantry-Volunteers. Scarce Victorian officers silvered Home Service helmet plate with three loops to the reverse. A bugle horn with strings on a black cloth ground to the centre of a Garter Strap within a wreath of laurel. Upon the wreath the title scrolls "The Oxfordshire Lt. Infy. " and "2nd Volunteer Battalion" all mounted upon a crowned multi-rayed back-plate. [Centre cloth now very worn ]
Oxfordshire Light Infantry. Officers sil / gilt and enamel Victorian Home Service helmet plate with three loops to the reverse. A strung bugle horn on a ground of black enamel to the centre of a Garter Strap within a wreath of laurel that bears the title scroll, " The Oxfordshire Lt. Infy." all mounted upon a multi-rayed star plate surmounted by the crown. [Small lug to centre plate missing from reverse but centre still held firmly in place.]
Oxfordshire Light Infantry. Scarce white metal Victorian cross-belt plate with two screw bolts to the reverse,worn by the 2nd.Volunteer Battalion. A bugle horn with strings mounted upon the centre of a crowned circlet that bears the full title.[2nd.Volunteer Battalion [City of Oxford] became 4th.Bttn.Oxford and Bucks.Light Infantry in 1908]
Oxfordshire Light Infantry. Scarce white metal cap badge with three loops to the reverse worn by the 2nd.Volunteer Battalion. An oval plate bearing "2nd.VB" to the centre of a strung bugle horn.
Oxfordshire Light Infantry. Officers sil / gilt waist-belt clasp with matching bench marks to each half. A strung bugle horn to the centre of a circlet bearing the title,with rococo scrolled belt loops. [Gilt mostly now brass]
Oxfordshire Light Infantry. Early pattern Victorian / Edwardian white metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse. A bugle horn with strings.
Oxfordshire Light Infantry. Scarce embroidered Boer War era white on red foreign service helmet pagri badge. A curled bugle horn above the title,Oxford on a red diamond shaped backing.
Oxfordshire Light Infantry. Early pattern cap badge with two loops and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse,that has been silver or chrome plated. A bugle horn with strings.
Oxfordshire Militia. Superb and rare officers 1850 's Victorian silver / gilt shako plate with two horizontal loops to the reverse. An ox crossing a ford to the centre of a circlet bearing the motto "Fortis Est Veritas " and the precedence number "51" upon a crowned multi-faceted hob nailed star plate.
Oxfordshire Militia. Rare officers unmarked silver glengarry badge with brooch pin fitting to the reverse. An Ox crossing a ford above the title scroll, "Oxfordshire" . [Brooch pin "clip" probably replaced ]
Oxfordshire Rifle Volunteers. White metal other ranks Victorian helmet plate with three loops to the reverse. An Ox crossing a ford to the centre of a strap bearing the title,"2nd.Oxfordshire Volunteer Rifle Corps." within a wreath of laurel on a multi-rayed star plate. [Now with green cloth to the centre void for display]
Oxfordshire Rifle Volunteers. Scarce white metal senior N.C.O.'s victorian pouch / cross-belt plate,with three screw bolt fittings to the reverse. The entwined cypher,ORV,below the victorian crown.
Oxfordshire Rifle Volunteers. Victorian officers silver cross-belt plate with three screw bolts to the reverse. A strung bugle horn with the number "2" between the strings to the centre of a strap bearing the title within a "looped " edge surmounted by the crown. [Headquarters in Oxford City.]
Oxfordshire Rifle Volunteers. Victorian white metal glengarry badge with two loops to the reverse. An Ox crossing a ford to the centre of a crowned strap bearing the title and precedence number, "7", within a wreath of oak.
Oxfordshire Territorials. Anodised aluminium cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse bearing makers details for Gaunt London. The cypher and crown of Queen Adelaide above a bugle.
Oxfordshire Volunteer Traianing Corps. Black-brass shoulder title,O.V.T.C. Worn by the WW I volunteers.
Oxfordshire Volunteers. Other ranks white metal Victorian helmet plate with three loops to the reverse worn by the 2nd.Volunteer Battalion. This title on a circlet with a strung bugle horn to the centre,within a wreath and crowned star back-plate.[With green cloth centre for display]
Pagets Massage Service. Rare WW1 brass title for this most unusual unit.Founded by Almeric Paget early in WW1,with such success that the title "Military" was soon added.
Pagets Massage Service. Rare king's crown bronzed cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The "PMS" cypher surmounted by the crown. [Formed by Almeric Paget in WW I with such success that "Royal " was added to the title.]
Palestine Police. White metal shoulder title,Palestine / Police.
Palestine Police. Early pattern embroidered white on black shoulder title,Palestine Police.[Rust marks and paper to reverse.]
Palestine Regiment. Scarce cast brass cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. An olive tree to the centre of a circlet bearing the title,"Palestine" in English,Hebrew and Arabic.
Palestine Title. Scarce early white on pale blue embroidered "paste-back" shoulder title,Palestine.
Parachute Badge. Enamelled lapel badge with brooch pin fitting to the reverse,issued by the Gregory & Quilter Company to anyone who had completed parachute training using one of their parachutes. An opened parachute canopy with the figure of a man holding the rigging lines,flanked by a pair of wings and the letters " GQ". The reverse bears the inscription, "G Q Parachutist ".
Parachute Regiment. King's crown silvered ? sweetheart / old comrades lapel badge with brooch pin fitting to the reverse. An opened parachute canopy flanked by wings and surmounted by the Royal Crest. [Approx 4 cms wide.]
Parachute Regiment. Pair of brass shoulder titles worn by the regiment in the 1950's.
Parachute Regiment. Scarce embroidered example of the light blue on maroon shoulder title,"Parachute".
Parachute Regiment. Small silver plated king's crown sweetheart brooch with pin fitting to the reverse. An open parachute flanked by a pair of wings and surmounted by the Royal Crest. [Some plating loss.] [Approx 4 cms wide ]
Parachute Regiment. Pair of embroidered light blue on maroon shoulder titles,Parachute Regiment.
Paratroop Regiment. WW II dark blue on light blue embroidered shoulder title,Paratroop Regiment. [This pattern of title was one of the first patterns made but does not appear to have been used much by the regiment.]
Patiala Lancers [Rajinder] - Indian Army. Brass shoulder title with four integral loops to the reverse. The titles,Patiala / Rajinder / Lancers,backed by a pair of crossed cavalry lances.
Peebles-shire Army Cadet Force. Scarce embroidered example of the sprig of heather on a white saltire and green background.
Pembroke Yeomanry. Bi / metal cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The Prince of Wales's plumes above the honour scroll "Fishguard". [The unique battle honour awarded for service in the British Isles.]
Penang Volunteers. [Malay States] Scarce officers sil / gilt cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The Prince of Wales's plumes to the centre of a crowned strap bearing the title. [See B.Renfrew's book page 142]
Peshawar District Embroidered WW II example of the white fort on a red background with two old "safety pins" still affixed to the reverse. This was a representation of Jamrud Fort situated at the entrance to the Khyber Pass.
Petty Officer-Royal Navy. Bullion wire king's crown embroidered example of the Petty Officers cap badge,still affixed to a full length black cap band. A metal fouled anchor on black velvet backing inside a double circle of gold wire,below a padded red velvet and gold wire crown.[ Red to the crown slightly worn]
Physical Training Instructor. Large size brass R.A.F Physical Training Instructor's sleeve trade badge with two loops to the reverse. The letters "PTI" in a circle to the centre of three arms holding Indian clubs. [Approx 4.5 x 4.5 cms. with some wear to finish.]
Pioneer Corps. Plastic WW II economy issue cap badge with two blades and makers details for Stanley Walsall to the reverse. A crowned rifle,shovel and pick-axe above a scroll,Labor Omnia Vincit.
Pioneer Corps. King's crown WW II plastic economy issue cap badge with two blades and makers details for Stanley Walsall to the reverse. A laurel wreath to the centre of a rifle,spade, and pick-axe,surnounted by the crown,with the motto scroll "Labor Omnia Vincit" below.
Pioneer's Badge. WW II era embroidered brown / white on khaki sleeve trade badge. A pair of crossed axes.
Piper's Badge. Silver wire embroidered piper's sleeve badge on a very dark green background.
Polish Air Force. Rare WW II bullion wire embroidered officers cap badge. The Polish Eagle in silver with golden highlights within a pair of stylized wings on a black backing.
Polish Army-12th. Lancers. Scarce WW II plastic economy issue cap badge with two blades and makers details for Stanley Walsall to the reverse. The Polish Eagle upon a shield shape bearing the number "12" within the letter "U". [ This represented "Ulans" the correct name for Polish Cavalry] [Very slightly curved]
Polish Army. Embroidered WW II example of the formation sign worn by the 1st.Polish Corps who were based in Scotland in an anti-invasion role. The Polish Eagle upon the Union and Polish Flags,the latter bearing the number "1".
Polish Forces / Eighth Army. Pale tropical k.d. shoulder strap "hanger" typical of those used by Polish Forces on shirt sleeves or tunics,with simple loop fitting to the reverse. The yellow "Crusader's Cross " on a white shield below a white on red embroidered "Poland " shoulder title.[ Polish forces fought in North Africa and Italy with the Eighth Army.]
Polish Forces. White metal cap badge with original screw bolt and nut fitting to the reverse. The Polish Eagle with a shield to the lower part.
Polish Forces. White metal cap badge with screw bolt fitting to the reverse. The Polish Eagle.
Polish Forces. WW II plastic economy issue cap badge with two blades and makers details for Stanley Walsall to the reverse. The Polish Eagle and shield. [Slightly warped with the two wings just forward of the eagles body.]
Polish Forces. WW II white metal cap badge with double blade fittings to the reverse. The Polish Eagle. [One blade absent]
Portsmouth Grammar School. Brass cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The Arms of Dr. William Smith the founder of the school.
Portsmouth Volunteer Training Corps. Scarce bronzed cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse worn by the WW I raised V.T.C. The Hampshire Rose surmounted by a sailing ship [H.M.S. Victory] above the title scroll.
Preliminary Flying Badge. Embroidered example of the eagle worn by newly qualified pilots from University Air Squadrons.
Prince Albert's [Somerset Light Infantry] Superb quality mint condition officers sil / gilt waist belt clasp. A bugle horn and Egypt honour surmounted by a Mural Crown and the "Jellalabad" honour upon a seeded background,within a circlet bearing the title,"The Prince Albert's ". Rococo swirls to the belt ends and matching bench-marks to each piece.
Prince Edward Island Light Horse. Excellent quality officers gilt king's crown cap badge with two screw bolts,retaining original nuts,and makers details for Scully Montreal to the reverse. A shield with a clump of trees to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title.
Prince of Wales Rangers-Canada. Superb quality officers sil / gilt cap badge with two loops and makers details for Gaunt Montreal to the reverse. The Prince of Wales's plumes above the title scroll. [Silver with slight storage tarnish]
Princess Louise Dragoon Guards.-Canada. WW II printed white on dark blue shoulder title,4 P.L.D.G.
Princess Louise Fusiliers-Canada. Embroidered WW II era red,green and orange-yellow,shoulder title, Princess Louise / Fusiliers.
Princess Louise Fusiliers-Canada. Printed WW II shoulder title,Princess Louise / Fusiliers. Red title on a dark green background within a yellow border. [Slightly faded and with paper glued to the reverse.]
Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry. Excellent quality king's crown officers gilt and silver plated cap badge with two loops and a "P" stamp to the reverse. The coronet and cypher of Princess Patricia to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the full title.
Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry. Printed WW II white on red shoulder title,P.P.C.L.I.
Qualified Parachutist-Special Air Service. Brass qualification badge with two loops and original shaped brass back-late to the reverse. A parachute canopy flanked by a pair of wings.
Qualified Parachutist. WW II embroidered qualification sleeve badge. An opened parachute canopy in white flanked by a pair of pale blue wings,on a shaped khaki background.
Qualified Parachutist. Embroidered WW II "Far-East" pattern parachutists qualification wing with brooch-pin fitting to the reverse. An opened parachute canopy in white,flanked by pale blue wings on a khaki backing.
Qualified Parachutist. Superb quality WW II embroidered qualified parachutists wings,with heavy metal brooch pin fitting to the reverse. An opened parachute canopy flanked by pale blue wings on a khaki background. [Probably worn by a member of the 44th.Indian Airborne Division]
Qualified Swordsman. Brass sleeve qualification badge complete with original shaped brass back-plate. A pair of crossed swords. Worn by qualified swordsman and also Gymnastic Instructors.
Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve. Lieutenant's single pale k.d tropical shoulder strap rank slide with two khaki "pips" [One slightly loose] and the title,QAIMNSR.
Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve. Small size king's crown silvered headdress badge with two loops to the reverse,and makers details for Gaunt London. A crowned circlet bearing the full title,with a large letter "R" to the centre.[Note Q.A's cap and collar badges were the same size]
Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service. King's crown officers sil / gilt cap badge with two silvered loops and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse. Queen Alexandra's cypher within a crowned Dannebrog to the centre of an oval bearing the title,above the motto scroll,"Sub Cruce Candida" [Approx 3cms high,cap and collars were exactly the same.]
Queen Alexandra's Military Families Nursing Service. Scarce king's crown sil / gilt small cap badge with two loops and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse. The crowned letter "A" for Alexandra to the centre of an oval bearing the title above the motto scroll.
Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps. Small size brass shoulder title,QARANC,complete with original shaped backing plate.
Queen Alexandras Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve. Early stitched peak pattern Q.A.I.M.N.S.R. officers khaki cap bearing the officers king's crown silvered cap badge with cloth style chin-strap and stitched "turn up" to the rear. The interior is lined with imitation brown silk and has an adjustable tightening cord. A large label protected by cellophane bearing the Royal Arms states that the cap is "Extra Quality" and was made by Victor Jay of London. [Cap badge finish slightly worn]
Queen Mary's Army Auxiliary Corps. Brass king's crown cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The "AAC" monogram and title "Queen Mary's " to the centre of a crowned wreath of laurel.
Queen Mary's Army Auxiliary Corps. Brass king's crown cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The monogram "AAC" and title scroll, "Queen Mary's" to the centre of a wreath of laurel.
Queen Mary's Auxiliary Hospital -Roehampton. Scarce brass shoulder title or badge with original brooch pin to the reverse, QMAH / R. Worn by the staff at the disabled soldiers hospital at Roehampton.
Queen Mary's Workshop Brighton. Extremely poignant and rare king's crown enamel lapel badge with unusual clip fitting.safety chain and previous owners name and regiment to the reverse. The crowned letter "M" to the centre of a circlet bearing the motto, "Hope Welcomes All Who Enter Here" above the title scroll. [The workshop was set up in Brighton in 1914 to help badly injured soldiers re-adjust and return to normal life.]
Queen's Own Buffs. Blue on buff embroidered shoulder title,Queen's Own Buffs. Worn after the amalgamation in the early 1960's.[Moth nip to top edge]
Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders [Liverpool Scottish] White metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the Liverpool Scottish as a Territorial Battalion of the Q.O.Cameron Highlanders. St. Andrew and the "Cameron" title to the centre of a wreath of thistle,flanked by the scrolls "Liverpool Scottish"
Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders-Liverpool Scottish. White metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the territorial battalion of the Cameron Highlanders. St.Andrew above a scroll,Cameron,within a wreath of thistle flanked by two more scrolls,Liverpool Scottish.
Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders. Pair of WW II black on khaki shoulder strap slip-ons,Camerons,with double canvas loops to the reverse.
Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders. Pair of Victorian white metal other ranks collar badges. A thistle with leaves surmounted by the crown.
Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders. Brass shoulder title, "T / Camerons " within an oval, "Liverpool Scottish". Worn after 1937 when the Liverpool Scottish were transferred to the Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders. [Two of the four loops slightly squeezed in ]
Queen's Own Cameron Highlandres. Pale tropical k.d. Captain's shoulder strap slip-on bearing three khaki rank "pips" and black embroidered lettering "Camerons".
Queen's Own Dorset Yeomanry. Scarce white metal shoulder title,QO / DORSET / Y.,worn on the blue patrol tunic.
Queen's Own Dorset Yeomanry. Excellent pair of officers silver king's crown collar badges with silver loops and a "Sterling" stamp to the reverse. The cypher of GvR to the centre of a crowned Garter Strap backed by a crossed rifle and sword,above double scrolls bearing the full titles.
Queen's Own Dorset Yeomanry. Bronze king's crown other ranks cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The "QOY" cypher and the title "Dorset" to the centre of a crowned Garter Strap within a wreath of laurel that bears honours for South Africa.
Queen's Own Dorsetshire Imperial Yeomanry. King's crown bronzed cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The title "Q.O.Dorset I.Y." to the centre of a crowned Garter Strap within a wreath of laurel.
Queen's Own Dorsetshire Yeomanry. Brass shoulder title,T / Y / Dorset.
Queen's Own Dorsetshire Yeomanry. Scarce white metal king's crown two piece cap badge with loops to the reverse. The "QODY" monogram with separate king's crown worn above. [Now with red backing cloth for display]
Queen's Own Dorsetshire Yeomanry. King's crown brass cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The "Dorset " scroll and "QOY" monogram to the centre of a crowned Garter Strap within a wreath of laurel bearing the South Africa battle honour.
Queen's Own Hussars. Pair of mint sil / gilt and enamel officers collar badges. The crowned "QO" cypher above a blue enamel scroll bearing the title.
Queen's Own Oxfordshire Hussars-Imperial Yeomanry. Rare brass shoulder title,IY / QOOH. [Possibly worn on the slouch hat ?]
Queen's Own Oxfordshire Hussars. Officers silvered cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The cypher and crown of Queen Adelaide above a furled scroll bearing the full title.
Queen's Own Oxfordshire Hussars. Scarce pair of officers silver [not marked] collar badges. The Crown and Cypher of Queen Adelaide. [Finish much brighter than picture shows]
Queen's Own Oxfordshire Hussars. White metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The crown and cypher of Queen Adelaide above a tri-part scroll bearing the title.
Queen's Own Oxfordshire Hussars. Pair of white metal shoulder titles,QOOH.
Queen's Own Oxfordshire Hussars. Near mint condition officers bronze service dress cap badge with three blades to the reverse. The cypher and crown of Queen Adelaide above the title scroll.
Queen's Own Oxfordshire Hussars. White metal king's crown cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The crowned cypher of Queen Adelaide above a tri-part scroll bearing the full title. [Very disliked by the Regiment as it should bear Queen Adelaide's Crown]
Queen's Own Oxfordshire Hussars. Pair of brass collar badges with makers details for Firmin London to the reverse. The Crown and cypher of Queen Adelaide
Queen's Own Royal Glasgow Yeomanry. Brass shoulder title, T / Y / Q.O.R.Glasgow.
Queen's Own Royal Glasgow Yeomanry. Brass shoulder title,QORGY.
Queen's Own Royal Regiment of Glasgow Yeomanry. Brass queen's crown cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The Royal Crest of Scotland within a spray of thistle.
Queen's Own Royal Regiment of Glasgow Yeomanry. Officers king's crown gilt cap badge with two loops and makers details for Firmin London to the reverse. The Royal Crest of Scotland to the centre of a half wreath of thistle. [Gilt now down to brass.]
Queen's Own Worcestershire Hussars. Superb quality officers king's crown sil / gilt cap badge with two loops to the reverse. A spray of pear blossom to the centre of a crowned wreath of laurel above a scroll earing the full title.
Queen's Own Worcestershire Hussars. Scarce brass king's crown cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn on the khaki uniform before 1912. A spray of pear blossom to the centre of a crowned wreath of laurel with the title scroll to the lower part.
Queen's Own Worcestershire Hussars. Scarce brass shoulder title,Q.O.W.H.,with makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse. Worn in the 1950's for a short period.
Queen's Own Worcestershire Hussars. Brass shoulder title,T / Y/ Worcestershire.
Queen's Own Worcestershire Hussars. King's crown bi / metal cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. A spray of pear blossom to the centre of a crowned wreath of laurel that carries the title scroll.
Queen's Own Yeomanry. Officers sil / gilt cap badge with two loops to the reverse. A fox upon the title scroll, " Queen's Own Yeomanry". [Formed from cadres of the Northumberland Hussars,Ayrshire Yeomanry,Cheshire Yeomanry and The Queen's Own Yorkshire Yeomanry.]
Queen's Own Yorkshire Yeomanry. Queen's crown officers silver plated cap badge with four long loops to the reverse. The crowned Yorkshire Rose above a scroll,Forrard,backed by crossed lances.
Queen's Own Yorkshire Yeomanry. Pair of white metal other ranks collar badges,with single lug fitting to the reverse. The Yorkshire Rose,crowned,and the motto scroll,"Forrard" between crossed cavalry lances.
Queen's Regiment [Royal West Surrey] -Volunteers. Victorian other ranks black-brass helmet plate with three loops to the reverse. The Paschal Lamb to the centre of a circlet bearing the titles."Royal West Surrey ", "4th.Voln.Battn." on a crowned maltese cross. [Headquarters at New Street Kennington Park]
Queen's Regiment [West Surrey ] Scarce WW I embroidered white on khaki shoulder strap slip-on,"Queen's" with canvas loop fitting to the reverse.
Queen's Regiment [West Surrey ] WW II printed white on red shoulder title,Queen's.
Queen's Regiment [West Surrey] Brass small size pouch badge with two screw bolts to the reverse. The Paschal Lamb on a torse above a scroll bearing the title "The Queen's". [Approx 4 x 4 cms.]
Queen's Regiment [West Surrey] Scarce black-brass cap badge with three loops to the reverse worn by the 5th.Territorial Battalion Queen's Regiment. The Paschal Lamb upon a scroll "The Queen's"
Queen's Regiment [West Surrey] Brass small size beret badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The Paschal Lamb.
Queen's Regiment [West Surrey] Other ranks bi / metal helmet plate centre with four loops to the reverse. The Paschal Lamb to the centre of a circlet bearing the title,West Surrey.
Queen's Regiment [West Surrey] WW II plastic economy issue cap badge with two blades to the reverse. The Pashcal Lamb upon a torse.
Queen's Regiment [West Surrey] Scarce locally made embroidered white on red shoulder title,Queen's.
Queen's Regiment [West Surrey] Bi / metal cap badge with very long slider fitting to the reverse. The Pascal Lamb upon the title scroll, "The Queen's " [Possibly for pagri use ]
Queen's Regiment.[Royal West Surrey] Victorian / Edwardian pattern bi / metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The Paschal Lamb above the title scroll, "The Queen's"
Queen's Royal Irish Hussars. Gold wire embroidered NCO's mess dress sleeve badge. The QRIH monogram above three shamrock pattern chevrons on a scarlet backing.
Queen's University Belfast Officers Training Corps. Anodised aluminium cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse bearing makers details for Dowler Birmingham still affixed to two pattern cards with original lead seals to the reverse. The crowned Arms of the University above the title scroll, "Queen's ". One pattern card is dated 1976, and the second one for 1995.
Queen's University OTC. [Belfast] Brass cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The Arms of the University above a floriated tablet,"Queen's " surmounted by an Imperial crown.
Queen's Westminster Rifle Volunteers. White metal Victorian cross-belt / pouch badge with two screw bolts retaining the original nuts to the reverse. A portcullis from the Arms of Westminster to the centre of a crowned strap bearing the title.
Queen's Westminsters. Embroidered WW II era black on red shoulder title,Queen's Westminsters.
Queens Own Lowland Yeomanry Nice pair of officers sil/gilt collar badges.
Queens Own Oxfordshire Hussars. Pair of white metal collar badges. The Crown and cypher of Queen Adelaide.
Queensland Defence Forces. Scarce brass Victorian other ranks shako / helmet badge with three loops to the reverse. The cypher of Queen Victoria to the centre of a circlet bearing the "Queensland" title within a crowned wreath of laurel that carries the motto scroll.
Queensland Mounted Infantry. Scarce brass shoulder title,QMI.
Queen\'s Regiment [West Surrey] Pair of officers post 1920 bronze service dress collar badges,the Paschal Lamb.
R.A.F. Regiment. Embroidered red on pale k.d.tropical issue shoulder title,R.A.F Regiment.
Radnor Home Guard. Brass queen's crown cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse,worn by the Radnor Home Guard during the second phase in the 1950's. The Prince of Wales's plumes to the centre of a circlet bearing,Radnor.H.G.,within a maltese cross,and crowned wreath of laurel.
Railway Service Lepal. Brass and enamel war time oval button-hole badge,for the L.M.S. railway. Fattorini Birmingham,makers details to the reverse and an issue number.
Rangoon Rifle Volunteers. White metal cap badge with two wire loops to the reverse. A sheaf of wheat tied with ribbon.
Rangoon Volunteer Rifles. Small white metal field service cap badge with original brooch pin fitting to the reverse. A wheatsheaf to the centre of a strap bearing the title upon a maltese cross and multi-rayed star.
Rawalpindi District. WW II embroidered example of the white falcon on a red square worn in the Rawalpindi District. Chosen because hunting with hawks was very popular in the Northern Punjab.
Reading University-O.T.C. Brass cap badge with two loops and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse. The Arms of the University above a tri-part scroll bearing the title, "University College Reading O.T.C."
Reconnaissance Corps. WW II yellow on green embroidered paste-back shoulder title,Reconnaissance.
Reconnaissance Corps. Brass cap badge with the less-common slider fitting to the reverse. A spear to the centre of a pair of lightening bolts,above a furled scroll bearing the title.
Reconnaissance Corps. Scarce printed example of the black panther on a yellow and green background worn by 4 Reconnaissance Regiment.
Reconnaissance Corps. Pair of officers bronze service dress collar badges. A spear flanked by bolts of lightening above a furled scroll bearing the title.
Regimental Police. Heavy black material WW II era armband with six press-stud fastenings and with large brass letters "R P " affixed.
Regimental Sergeant Major. Brass king's crown overseas issue one piece sleeve rank insignia with two loops to the reverse. Three chevrons surmounted by the crown.
Regina Rifles-Canada. WW II black on pale khaki embroidered shoulder strap slip-on, Regina / Rifles, with two canvas loops to the reverse.
Reserve Regiment-Boer War. Scarce brass title for Her Majesty`s Reserve Rgt.-\"Dragoons\"
Rhine Area Troops. Pair of embroidered examples for this unit.
Rhine Army Troops. Pair of woven yellow swords on a red crusader's cross on a blue shield.
Rhodesia Regiment. Black-brass king\'s crown cap badge,worn by The Royal Rhodesia Rgt. This title on a circlet around the lion and tusk,on a crowned maltese cross,with two loops to the reverse,and strips holding the red felt centre.
Rhodesia Regiment. King's crown brass cap badge with slider fitting and two brass blades holding the red velvet centre backing to the reverse. The Lion and Tusk to the centre of a circlet bearing the title,on a crowned maltese cross.
Rhodesia. Brass "General Service" cap badge with two loops and makers details for Firmin London to the reverse.The lion holding a tusk,above a curved title scroll.
Rhodesian African Rifles. Black on khaki embroidered shoulder title,Rhodesian / African Rifles.
Rhodesian Armoured Car Regiment. White metal cap badge with two wire loops to the reverse. The antelope's head above a scoll,"Asesabi Lutho",with associated maroon / yellow bar with loop fittings. [Antelope with heavy polishing] [Pattern worn in the 1970's]
Riding Instructor-Rough Rider. Brass spur qualification sleeve badge worn by Cavalry and other regiments that used horses.
Rifle Brigade [Prince Consort 's Own]-Militia. Scarce black-brass king's crown cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse worn by the Militia Battalion Rifle Brigade. A crowned bugle horn to the centre of a circlet bearing the title,within a maltese cross,with the South Africa honour to each of the arms. Around the cross a wreath of laurel that bears the subsidiary title,and the crown upon a blank tablet
Rifle Brigade. Printed WW II example of the black on dark green shoulder title,Rifle Brigade.
Rifle Brigade. Officers king's crown hall-marked silver cap badge with two silver loops,makers details for "JRG&S" and Birmingham hallmarks for 1940 to the reverse. A crowned bugle horn to the centre of a circlet bearing the title upon a maltese cross.within a wreath of laurel. The wreath and the arms of the cross both covered with battle honours and the supplementary title "Prince Consort's Own",with the main honour "Waterloo" on a tablet below the crown.
Rifle Brigade. Small white metal Victorian field service cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The crowned bugle horn to the centre of a circlet bearing the title,on a maltese cross that bears battle honours to the arms. Around the cross a wreath of laurel with more honours,the main one of these "Waterloo" is surmounted by a Guelphic crown.
Rifle Brigade. Excellent quality officers field service cap in dark green Melton cloth with black piping to the crown, silvered bugle horn on a black cord boss,and two black horn buttons to the front. Brown oil-cloth lining and makers details for "A.J.White-Hatters of Pall Mall" and size label for 6 5/8. [Two very small moth nips to the piping]
Rifle Brigade. Victorian white metal large size pagri badge with original brooch pin fitting to the reverse. A bugle horn and a Victorian crown to the centre of a circlet bearing the title,"Rifle Brigade" upon a maltese cross with battle honours to the arms. Around the cross a laurel wreath carrying more honours,with the main one,"Waterloo" on a tablet beneath the Guelphic crown. [Polished down to brass in a few places]
Rifle Regiment Bugler. Early pattern embroidered on khaki sleeve badge. A pair of bugles.
Rifle Regiment. Two unusual brass bugle horns with small blade fittings to the reverse,still affixed to an old portion of pattern or sample card. The larger one with Victorian crown above a non-voided bugle horn,and the other a very small bugle horn with square strings.[Possibly a maufacturers sample board?][ Large one approx. 4x4cms]
Rifle Regiments-Bugler. Brass sleeve badge worn by senior buglers as part of their rank insignia,double bugle horns.
Rifle Volunteers. Generic pattern Rifle Volunteers blackened small size pouch belt badge with two screw bolts [one with original nut] to the reverse. A strung bugle horn.
Rifle Volunteers. Brass Victorian generic pattern pouch badge with two screw bolts to the reverse. A coiled bugle horn surmounted by the crown.
Rifle Volunteers. Black-brass universal pattern shako badge with two loops to the reverse. A curled bugle horn with very fine wire mesh to the centre. [Could have been worn by a number of Rifle Volunteer units,sometimes with a precedence number added to the centre.] [Approx 6.5 x 3.5 cms.]
River Emergency Service. Rare WW II king's crown embroidered "Petty Officer's" cap badge. A fouled anchor on a heavily padded ground within a roped circle, with the king's crown above,all embroidered in pale yellow on a black backing. [ Created in WW II by the Port of London Authority to act as a Civil Defence Force on the River Thames. The rank system included Section Officers and Masters and involved men and women]
Rotherham Volunteers. Scarce WW I raised volunteers cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse worn by Rotherham and District Volunteer Defence Corps. This title within a Victorian crowned wreath of laurel,with a Yorkshire Rose between shields bearing the Arms of Rotherham and the Board of Ordnance.
Royal Air Force-Chaplain. Scarce pair of sil / gilt R.A.F. Chaplains collar badges with two loops and makers details for Firmin and Gaunt London to the reverse.. The RAF monogram within a wreath upon a maltese cross mounted upon a pair of outspread wings. [Not an exact match,very slight colour difference]
Royal Air Force-Levies. Brass cap badge with two loops to the reverse. Crossed native daggers to the centre of a circlet bearing the title "R.A.F. Iraq Levies" surmounted by the R.A.F. eagle.
Royal Air Force-Transport Command. Scarce WW II officers gilt and gold bullion wire cap badge. The R.A.F. gilt eagle above the bullion wire embroidered titles, "RAF" and " Transport Command" on a black slightly padded semi-circular backing. [Bullion wire with slight tarnish and some loose threads to the "RA" of RAF.]
Royal Air Force. Scarce WW II printed tropical issue red on pale khaki shoulder title,R.A.F. Regiment,enclosed within a red border.
Royal Air Force. Pair of small size [1 cm] brass "VR" Volunteer Reserve lepal badges,with loop fittings to the reverse.[Stock photo as I have another pair]
Royal Air Force. Excellent quality pair of WW II pilots king's crown deeply padded qualification wings. The RAF monogram to the centre of a crowned brown wreath of laurel flanked by oatmeal coloured wings.
Royal Air Force. Scarce WW II embroidered light blue on blue overseas volunteers shoulder title designation,Malaya.
Royal Air Force. WW II embroidered half wing worn by an aircrew Bomb Aimer.An oatmeal coloured wing with the letter "B" within a brown wreath of laurel.
Royal Air Force. Pair of gilt brass collar badges ,VR / T, worn by Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve Training Officers. [Approx 2.5 cms high ] [Gilt worn on one example]
Royal Air Force. Post 1953 officers cap badge,gilt eagle gold bullion wire wreath and red velvet crown.
Royal Air Force. Scarce king's crown bullion wire embroidered example of the Officers of Air Rank f.s.cap badge. The RAF gilt eagle on a black background to the centre of a wreath of laurel with the Royal Crest above.
Royal Air Force. Extremely rare WW II light blue on grey / blue shoulder title designation,"Scotland".
Royal Air Force. Brass sleeve qualification badge worn by an Air-Gunner. A bullet flanked by a pair of wings with three loops and original brass shaped back-plate to the reverse. Adopted in 1923 and replaced in 1939 by the embroidered half -wing bearing the "AG".
Royal Air Force. R.A.F un-padded Signallers half wing.
Royal Air Force. Rare Warrant Officers first pattern 1918 issue cap badge. The small gilt eagle to the centre of a padded velvet centre within two gold bullion wire circles surmounted by a gold bullion wire king's crown with red velvet insert. Worn from the formation of the R.A.F. in April 1918 only until March 1919.
Royal Air Force. Early quality Warrant Officers cap badge,gilt eagle,wreath and crown with red velvet insert,and two blade fixings to the reverse.[Folded into loops]
Royal Air Force. Scarce queen's crown chrome and enamel cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the Air Force Department Fire Service. The eagle to the centre of a red and blue enamelled R.A.F. roundel that bears the title, mounted upon a crowned multi-rayed star.
Royal Air Force. Heavily padded embroidered WW II half wing worn by an air-crew "Signaller".
Royal Air Force. Embroidered light blue on dark blue example of the WW II nationality title worn by R.A.F. volunteers from New Zealand.
Royal Air Force. Bullion wire queens crown embroidered Officers of Air Rank cap badge.Eagle to the centre with wings outspread across the wreath,with crown and lion to the top.[Bullion a little dulled and with some tarnishing]
Royal Air Force. Pair of bullion embroidered queen's crown mess-dress wings with original brooch pin to the reverse. The crowned RAF monogram between a pair of gold wire wings on a blue backing.
Royal Air Force. Pair of officers greatcoat shoulder straps with gilt metal king's crown eagle and gold bullion wire Flight Lieutenant rank insignia.
Royal Air Force. Brass sleeve badge worn by R.A.F. physical Training Instructors. The letters,PTI, to the centre of three arms holding Indian Clubs.
Royal Air Force. Bullion wire embroidered on blue backing mess-dress half wing for an Engineer,with original brooch pin fitting to the reverse.
Royal Air Force. Embroidered WW II light blue on black shoulder title designation New Zealand.
Royal Air Force. Officers early pattern king's crown all gilt metal cap badge on a slightly padded black backing. The RAF eagle to the centre of a laurel spray and a crown that has a red velvet insert and coloured "jewels" to the base. [Moth hole behind tip of crown]
Royal Air Force. Pair of embroidered light blue on dark blue shoulder titles, R.A.F.Regiment.
Royal Air Force. Pair of un-cut as issued red on pale k.d tropical shoulder sleeve eagles.
Royal Air Force. Embroidered WW II pair of king's crown pilot's qualification wings. The RAF monogram to the centre of a brown laurel wreath surmounted by the crown and flanked by a pair of oatmeal coloured wings.
Royal Air Force. Gilt and enamel king's crown 97 Squadron [Strait's Settlements] lapel badge with original brooch pin fitting and makers details for Miller Birmingham to the reverse. A target pierced by an arrow on a ground of white enamel to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title,above a scroll bearing the squadron's motto.[A bomber squadron equipped with Manchesters and then Avro Lancasters,becoming a "Pathfinder" squadron in 1943]
Royal Air Force. Excellent quality king's crown gilt Warrant Officers cap badge with two blades to the reverse. The RAF eagle to the centre of double laurel sprigs and a crown that has a red velvet insert.
Royal Air Force. Excellent quality near mint queens crown Warrant Officers cap badge. Gilt eagle,wreath and crown,with red velvet insert,and two loops to the reverse. [Much brighter gilt than photo shows]
Royal Air Force. WW II printed light blue on black shoulder title,R.A.F.Regiment.
Royal Air Force. WW II era pair of embroidered sergeant's sleeve rank insignia.
Royal Air Force. Gold bullion wire embroidered on dark blue shoulder title,Central Band,worn by the band of the Royal Air Force.
Royal Air Force. Embroidered WW II light blue on black shoulder title designation,Australia. [Top right side corner missing.]
Royal Air Force. Embroidered WW II example of the light blue on black sleeve badge worn by crews of the Air Sea Rescue. The men of theis service were equipped with lightly-armed,fast,sea-going launches,to resque air-crew who had parachuted or had been forced to ditch into the sea. [Paper stuck to reverse,removed from old album]
Royal Air Force. Embroidered light blue on black early pattern Physical Training Instructor's arm badge. The monogram "PTI" to the centre of three arms holding Indian clubs. [Paper glued to reverse,removed from old album]
Royal Air Force. King's crown gilt and enamel lapel badge for 12 Bomber Squadron,with original brooch pin fitting to the reverse. A foxes mask on white enamel to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the squadron number and title,above the motto scroll,"Leads The Field" [Early in 1940 two officers were awarded the Victoria Cross,the first issued in WW II to the R.A.F.]
Royal Air Force. Pair of tropical jungle green shoulder strap slip-ons with black embroidered titles," RAF Regiment ". [Both folded back on themselves to form smaller patterns. and one with torn edging.]
Royal Air Force. King's crown chromed cap badge with two loops to the reverse,worn by the Royal Air Force Chaplain's Assistant. The R.A.F. eagle to the centre of two concentric circles surmounted by the crown.
Royal Air Force. WW II embroidered light blue on blue / grey shoulder title designation, "Poland".
Royal Air Force. Early pattern embroidered example of the R.A.F. Mountain Rescue Team sleeve badge. Crossed ice-axes and a coil of rope enclosing the title,"Mountain Rescue".
Royal Air Force. Excellent quality king's crown gold bullion wire pair of pilot's qualification wings. The RAF monogram to the centre of a brown woven wreath flanked by a pair of wings,and surmounted by the red velvet inset crown,all on a black backing.
Royal Air Force. Other ranks WW II black plastic economy issue cap badge with two blades to the reverse and makers details for Stanley Walsall. The RAF monogram within a crowned wreath of laurel.
Royal Air Force. Embroidered example of the qualified Observers half wing in pale oatmeal colour with three press-studs to the reverse.
Royal Air Force. Superb quality early pattern officers king's crown bullion wire embroidered pilot's qualification wings. The RAF monogram in silver wire flanked by a pair of gold wire wings and surmounted by the crown with red velvet insert,all on a very dark blue backing.
Royal Air Force. Cast brass cap badge with two integral loops to the reverse worn by the R.A.F. Iraq Levies. Crossed native daggers to the centre of a circlet bearing the title,surmounted by the Royal Air Force eagle.
Royal Air Force. Unusual pattern WW II embroidered deeply padded qualified Signallers half wing. The letter "S" to the centre of a brown wreath with an oatmeal coloured wing at "2 o'clock" and when worn would be at a very sharp angle.
Royal Air Force. Scarce pair of gilt collar badges worn by Educational Officers. Crossed "Torches of Learning" surmounted by the R.A.F. eagle. [These collar badges do not "face" all examples look to the right ]
Royal Air Force. Queen's crown embroidered cap badge with metal centre-piece worn by an R.A.F. Chaplain. The RAF monogram and wreath to the centre of a black maltese cross flanked by a pair of gilt wings,upon a padded black background . The wings are surmounted by a bullion wire crown with red velvet insert. [Blue felt to the reverse,removed from old album]
Royal Air Force. Scarce embroidered example of the very unpopular Aircrew sleeve rank badge. Designated "Aircrew II" this example has the RAF eagle and laurel wreath in pale blue with three white embroidered stars to the centre on a black background.
Royal Air Force. Excellent quality scarce pair of officers gilt king's crown sleeve eagles. The RAF eagle surmounted by a separate crown on a shaped back-plate. [Worn on the lower sleeve from 1918 for a very short time before the RAF uniform was redesigned ]
Royal Air Force. Embroidered light blue on dark blue sleeve badge worn by "Ground Gunners" of the Royal Air Force Regiment. The letters "G.G." within a half wreath. [Less common capital letter "G" as apposed to the "script" examples]
Royal Air Force. WW II king's crown un-issued pair of pilot's qualification wings. The RAF monogram to the centre of a brown wreath surmounted by the crown and flanked by a pair of oatmeal coloured wings.[ Un-padded "flat" pattern]
Royal Air Force. Embroidered WW II semi-padded example of the qualified Observer's half wing. The finely detailed oatmeal coloured wing and letter "O" on a black background.
Royal Air Force. Brass king's crown cap badge with two loops to the reverse,affixed to a piece of red and blue checked material. Worn by R.A.F. apprentices at No.1 School of Technical Training Halton. The RAF cypher to the centre of a crowned wreath of laurel.
Royal Air Force. Pair of gilt and enamel shirt cuff-links. One side has the RAF eagle on a ground of blue enamel and the other link has dark blue,light blue and red stripes representing the RAF colours.
Royal Air Force. King's crown small size gilt Warrant Officer's beret badge with two loops to the reverse. The eagle above four laurel leaves surmounted by a crown with a red velvet insert. [Approx 4x4 cms]
Royal Air Force. WW II embroidered light blue on black shoulder designation worn by Volunteers from the United States who enlisted in Canada before America entered the war. The R.A.F. eagle between the two countries titles.
Royal Air Force. WW II white metal king's crown lapel badge with buttonhole fitting and makers details for Dingley Birmingham to the reverse. Worn by civilian workers on R.A.F. airfields and bases. A tablet with the workers individual reference number and the crown to the centre of a circlet bearing the Royal Air Force title.
Royal Air Force. Embroidered light blue on blue / grey example of the very unpopular and short-lived sleeve rank badge for aircrew. The R.A.F.eagle and three stars within a wreath of laurel.
Royal Air Force. Scarce embroidered light blue on dark blue shoulder title designation,B.L.A.V.. Worn by "British Latin American Volunteers" serving with the R.A.F.
Royal Air Force. Embroidered example of the short lived and very unpopular Air Crew sleeve rank insignia. The R.A.F. eagle above a laurel wreath. [This pattern worn by an Air Cadet.]
Royal Air Force. Scarce first pattern 1918-1919 N.C.O.'s economy issue cap badge . The RAF eagle embroidered in yellow on a ground of black velvet within a double roped circlet,surmounted by a crown with black velvet insert. [ The NCO's badge was issued in gold wire,this is the economy pattern in embroidery]
Royal Air Force. Scarce pale blue arm-band bearing the embroidered insignia for the R.A.F. Bomb-Disposal Units,with press-stud fittings to the reverse. An aerial bomb flanked by the letters, "B.D" within a wreath of laurel.
Royal Air Force. Printed WW II radio operators sleeve trade badge,a fist clutching bolts of lightening.
Royal Air Force. Embroidered light blue on blue / grey nationality shoulder title,Czechoslovakia.[Paper glue spots to the reverse.]
Royal Air Force. Embroidered light blue on dark blue shoulder title,Trinidad,worn by volunteers serving with the R.A.F.
Royal Air Force. Pair of officers queen's crown greatcoat shoulder straps. Bullion wire embroidered R.A.F eagle and crown, rank insignia for a Flight-Lieutenant,and gilt buttons.
Royal Air Force. Embroidered light blue on black example of the "G.G" in a half wreath sleeve badge worn by "Ground-Gunners" of the Royal Air Force Regiment.
Royal Air Force. Scarce WW II light blue on dark blue nationality shoulder title,Channel Islands.
Royal Air Force. Pair of WW II far-east made slightly padded king's crown pilot's qualification wings. The RAF monogram to the centre of a crowned embroidered brown wreath,flanked by oatmeal coloured wings. [Very slight moth nips to edges and backing material absent ]
Royal Air Force. WW II early pattern light blue on dark blue nationality title,Australia.
Royal Air Force. Embroidered WW II light blue on dark blue nationality shoulder title,"Canada",worn by volunteers serving with the R.A.F.
Royal Air Force. Pair of WW II embroidered, padded king's crown pilot's qualification wings,with "press-stud " fittings and old inked price of " three shillings and six-pence " to the reverse. The RAF monogram to the centre of a brown wreath of laurel,flanked by a pair of oatmeal coloured wings,and surmounted by the crown.
Royal Air Force. Early pattern white metal and enamel lapel badge worn by civilian workers on R.A.F. bases. An eagle backed with green enamel with the crowned Royal Air Force title above and individual registration number below. The reverse has a buttonhole fitting and makers details for Dingley Birmingham. [Enamel chipped and scratched lower left]
Royal Air Force. WW II embroidered light blue on dark blue nationality shoulder title worn by volunteers from New Zealand.
Royal Air Force. Scarce WW II embroidered "Parachute Jump Instructor" half wing,still affixed to a section of RAF tunic. An oatmeal coloured wing with an opened parachute within a half wreath. [Introduced in 1945]
Royal Air Force. Scarce WW II embroidered light blue on black shoulder title designation,British West Indies.
Royal Air Force. Queen's crown anodised aluminium other ranks cap badge with two loops to the reverse affixed to a 1969 sealed pattern card complete with brass backing plate and split pin. The card has various manufacture's notations and original wax seals to the reverse. The RAF cypher to the centre of a crowned wreath of laurel.
Royal Air Force. Pair of tropical uniform shoulder straps complete with brass king's crown buttons and rank insignia for a Flight Lieutenant.
Royal Air Force. Brass WW II lapel badge with buttonhole fitting and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse worn by civilian workers on R.A.F. bases. The R.A.F. eagle and the employees identification number to the centre of a circlet bearing Royal Air Force.
Royal Air Force. Excellent quality pair of king's crown padded,embroidered pilot's qualification wings. The RAF monogram to the centre of a brown wreath of laurel with the crown above, and oatmeal coloured wings to each side.
Royal Air Force. Embroidered example of the light blue on black sleeve badge worn by a qualified Signaller. Crossed signal flags and lightening bolts to the centre of a circle.
Royal Air Force. Pair of padded,embroidered early pattern Queen's crown pilot's qualification wings. The RAF monogram within a brown wreath of laurel surmounted by the crown and flanked by a pair of oatmeal coloured wings.
Royal Air Force. Excellent quality gilt king's crown small size Warrant Officers beret badge with two loops to the reverse. The R.A.F. eagle to the centre of laurel sprigs surmounted by the crown with red velvet insert.
Royal Air Force. Embroidered sleeve qualification badge for Telecommunications. A clenched fist holding bolts of lightening.
Royal Air Force. Scarce WW II era king's crown embroidered light blue on blue / grey sleeve qualification badge for a Physical Training Instructor The RAF eagle upon a pair of crossed swords surmounted by a red inset crown.
Royal Air Force. Pair of shoulder strap slip-ons with rank insignia for a Volunteer Reserve [Training Officer Squadron Leader,with gilt letters,VR / T applied. [some slight wear to letters]
Royal Air Force. Pair of king's crown Medical Department collar badges. A crowned pair of wings above the staff and entwined serpents.
Royal Air Force. King's crown officers gilt f.s. two piece cap badge complete with the original shaped back-plate with blade fittings to the reverse. The RAF eagle and crown.
Royal Air Force. Embroidered WW II example of the padded qualification wing for an Air-Gunner. An oatmeal coloured wing with the "AG" monogram within a brown wreath. [Slight loss of backing paper.]
Royal Air Force. Pair of brass king's crown Medical Department collar badges. Serpents entwined around a staff surmounted a crowned pair of wings.
Royal Air Force. Silver lapel / sweetheart brooch with pin fitting,"silver" and makers stamp to the revese,for 60 Squadron Royal Air Force. The head of a Markhor mountain goat to the centre of scrolls bearing the title and motto,with an additional number "60" between the goat's horns. The squadron was stationed in the Khyber Pass in the pre-war years,and in Burma and Malaya in WW II. Badge is complete with a safety chain.
Royal Air Force. Officers gilt two piece king's crown forage cap badge with original shaped backing plate and three screw bolts retaining the original nuts to the reverse. The RAF Eagle surmounted by the crown. [Unusual pattern back-plate being "blackened " to the front.]
Royal Air Force. Officers gilt and gold wire embroidered king's crown cap badge. The R.A.F. eagle above a spray of laurel surmounted by the red velvet inset crown on a shaped black backing. [The top of the crown is present,the badge has been shaped to fit the cap.]
Royal Air Force. Pair of printed WW II sleeve eagles in light blue on a black backing.
Royal Air Force. Pair of WW II embroidered "flat" issue king's crown pilot's qualification wings. The RAF monogram to the centre of a brown wreath surmounted by the crown and flanked by a pair of oatmeal coloured wings.
Royal Air Force. Embroidered king's crown padded WW II era pair of pilot's qualification wings,with heavy brooch pin fitting to the reverse. The RAF monogram to the centre of a brown wreath of laurel surmounted by the crown and flanked by a pair of oatmeal coloured wings.
Royal Air Force. Scarce first pattern officers cap badge with metal back-plate and Gaunt London and Birmingham makers medallion to the reverse. The gilt R.A.F. eagle and a half wreath of laurel surmounted by the King's crown with red velvet insert,upon a shaped black backing. [Introduced in 1918 on the formation of the Royal Air Force.]
Royal Air Force. Early pattern embroidered qualified Observer's half wing. The finely detailed oatmeal coloured wing and the letter "O " on a black background.
Royal Air Force. WW II embroidered and padded example of the air-crew "Signallers" qualification half-wing. The oatmeal coloured wing and the letter "S" within a brown wreath on a black background.
Royal Air Force. WW II example of the padded half-wing worn by a qualified "Flight Engineer". The oatmeal coloured wing and the letter "E" within a brown wreath of laurel.
Royal Air Force. WW II embroidered example of the "Radio-Observer " qualification half wing. An oatmeal coloured wing with the letters "RO" to the centre of a brown laurel wreath. [Near mint in-issued ]
Royal Air Force. WW II mint unissued example of the short-lived "Wireless Operator / Air-gunner " qualification half wing. The oatmeal coloured wing with the letters,"WAG" in a brown wreath of laurel. [This half-wing along with a number of others were found in an old tailor's shop on the Isle of Wight.]
Royal Air Force. WW II printed example of the light blue on black sleeve badge worn by personnel of the Air Sea Rescue. These men operated fast,lightly armed sea-going launches,to rescue aircrew who had parachuted or crashed into the sea.
Royal Air Force. WW II printed example of the qualified signaller's sleeve badge. Crossed signal flags and lightening bolts in light blue on a black circular background.
Royal Air Force. WW II embroidered and padded example of the qualified Observers half wing. An oatmeal coloured wing and the letter "O" on a black backing.
Royal Air Forces Association. Early pattern brass and enamel lapel badge with buttonhole fitting and individual issue number to the reverse. The R.A.F. eagle with out-stretched wings upon the globe of the world.
Royal Anglesey Light Infantry Militia. Scarce white metal glengarry badge with two loops to the reverse. The head of St.David and an oak spray to the centre of a strung bugle horn.
Royal Armoured Corps-Boys. Scarce embroidered red on yellow shoulder title,Boys Squadron / Royal Armoured Corps.
Royal Armoured Corps. Brass king's crown cap badge with slider fitting and strengthening bar to the reverse. The RAC monogram to the centre of a crowned wreath of laurel
Royal Armoured Corps. WW II plastic economy issue cap badge with two blades and makers details for Stanley Walsall to the reverse. A mailed gauntlet to the centre of concentric circles of arrow-heads surmounted by the crown.
Royal Armoured Corps. Pair of brass shoulder titles,RAC.
Royal Armoured Corps. Embroidered red on yellow example of the recently issued shoulder title,Royal Armoured Corps / Band.
Royal Armoured Corps. Pair of Queen's crown officers silvered collar badges with clutch-pin fittings to the reverse. A mailed gauntlet to the centre of concentric circles of arrowheads surmounted by the crown.
Royal Armoured Corps. Pair of king's crown officers bronze service dress collar badges with makers details for Firmin London to the reverse. A mailed gauntlet with an "RAC" tablet, to the centre of a crowned pair of concentric circles with arrow heads.
Royal Armoured Corps. Woven example of the WW I style tank and crossed cavalry lances on a red shield with a blue cross. Worn at the Royal Armoured Corps Training Centre British Army of the Rhine.
Royal Armoured Corps. WW II printed red on yellow shoulder title,Royal Armoured Corps.
Royal Armoured Corps. King's crown officers hall-marked silver cap badge with three loops,makers details for Gaunt's,and Birmingham hall-marks for 1942 to the reverse. A mailed gauntlet bearing a tablet, "RAC", to the centre of concentric circles,with arrow-heads, surmounted by the crown.
Royal Army Chaplains Department. King's crown silver, gilt and enamel cap badge with two loops to the reverse. A quatrefoil and the voided motto,"In This Sign Conquer " on a ground of blue enamel mounted upon a crowned maltese cross,within a wreath of oak and laurel.
Royal Army Chaplains Department. Pair of king's crown black metal service dress collar badges. Quatrefoil to the centre of the motto,within a crowned wreath and maltese cross.
Royal Army Chaplains Department. Black metal king's crown Christian Chaplain's cap badge with two blades and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse. A quatrefoil to the centre of a circlet bearing the motto,"In This Sign Conquer" on a maltese cross within a crowned wreath of oak and laurel.
Royal Army Chaplains Department. King's crown black-brass cap badge with two blades to the reverse. A quatrefoil and the Chaplain's motto to the centre of a maltese cross within a crowned wreath of oak and laurel.
Royal Army Chaplains Department. King's crown first pattern black-metal cap badge with two blades to the reverse. A cross patee surmounted by the crown.
Royal Army Chaplains Department. WW II era embroidered white on purple shoulder title,R.A.Ch.D.
Royal Army Dental Corps. Pair of mint condition officers queen's crown sil / gilt collar badges. The head of a dragon with a sword in its mouth to the centre of a crowned wreath,with the motto,Ex Dentibus Ensis,to the lower part.
Royal Army Education Corps. Pair on king's crown officers sil / gilt collar badges. The crown and scroll,R.A.E.C.mounted upon the Torch of Learning.[Finish much better that photo shows]
Royal Army Educational Corps. Scarce bi / metal queen's crown cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse bearing makers details for Gaunt London. The crown and furled scroll, R.A.E.C., upon the "Torch of Learning"
Royal Army Medical Corps-Volunteers. King's crown white metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The rod and serpent of Aesculapius and a small tablet "Vols" to the centre of a crowned wreath of laurel above the title scroll.
Royal Army Medical Corps-Volunteers. King's crown white metal single collar badge. The rod and staff to the centre of a crowned wreath of laurel bearing a small tablet,"Vols" ,above the title scroll. [Also worn as a f.s.cap badge]
Royal Army Medical Corps. Embroidered example of the sign worn by,19 General Hospital R.A.M.C. Sword and lines on red castle wall.[paper stuck to reverse]
Royal Army Medical Corps. Brass shoulder title,T / RAMC / W.Riding,worn by Yorkshire units of the Divisional Field Ambulances.
Royal Army Medical Corps. Embroidered example of the sign worn by the R.A.M.C. Emergency Reserve, red cross,on stars and waves.
Royal Army Medical Corps. King's crown officers sil / gilt cap badge with two loops and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse. The "Rod and Serpent" to the centre of a crowned wreath of laurel above a scroll bearing the motto, "In Arduis Fidelis".
Royal Army Medical Corps. Stunning sweet-heart brooch,in silver,enamel and imitation diamonds.[a few missing] Original locking pin to the reverse.
Royal Army Medical Corps. WW II set of embroidered formation signs and shoulder title with sections of battledress still affixed to the reverse. White on maroon full title,Royal Army Medical Corps,and a pair of R.A.M.C. Southern Command white stars on maroon shields formation signs.
Royal Army Medical Corps. Officers king's crown field service cap with maroon body and crown, black "turn-up" with gold wire piped trim. First pattern R.A.M.C. small sized officers sil / gilt cap / collar badge and two sil / gilt R.A.M.C. buttons to the front. The interior has heavy brown twill lining with fur sweatband and makers label for "Jardines Hawick House Edinburgh". [Gilt on buttons and badge now brass,interior has a few "damp" splodges]
Royal Army Medical Corps. Brass other ranks Victorian cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The rod and serpent of Aesculapius surmounted by the crown above the title scroll.
Royal Army Medical Corps. Brass shoulder title, T / RAMC / Scottish. Worn at the 1st,2nd,3rd,and 4th. Scottish General Hospitals.
Royal Army Medical Corps. Brass shoulder title,T / RAMC / City of London,worn by the 1st. London [City] General Hospital and Sanitary Companies.
Royal Army Medical Corps. Brass shoulder title, T / RAMC / Home Counties,worn by the Divisional Field Ambulances.
Royal Army Medical Corps. Embroidered example of the grey rhinoceros upon a blue and yellow torse,all on a black background,worn by 217 General Hospital R.A.M.C.
Royal Army Medical Corps. Embroidered example of the green apple in the yellow segment of a maroon and white shield,worn by 1 Field Hygiene Company,R.A.M.C.[Slight paper stuck to reverse]
Royal Army Medical Corps. Scarce brass shoulder title,T / RAMC / Western,complete with original shaped back-plate. [Not mentioned in Westlake's book, but probably worn by "Western General Hospital Units" ?]
Royal Army Medical Corps. Brass shoulder title,T / RAMC / Wessex,worn by Divisional Field Ambulances,and Casualty Clearing Stations.
Royal Army Medical Corps. Pair of WW II printed white on maroon shoulder titles,R.A.M.C.
Royal Army Medical Corps. Unusual curved pattern brass shoulder title R.A.M.C. with two "Indian " style lugs to the reverse.
Royal Army Medical Corps. Brass shoulder title, T / RAMC / E.Lancashire. Worn by East Lancashire,Divisional Field Ambulances,Divisional Sanitary Sections,and Casualty Clearing Stations.
Royal Army Medical Corps. WW I white on khaki embroidered shoulder strap slip-on,R.A.M.C., with canvas tape to the reverse.
Royal Army Ordnance Corps. Scarce embroidered example of the blue lions on a red and black bordered yellow shield,worn by 1 Stores Company R.O.A.C. Newport Pagnell Detatchment.
Royal Army Ordnance Corps. Plastic economy WW II issue cap badge,with two blades to the reverse,and makers details for F & G. The Arms of Ordnance inside a crowned Garter Strap,above the title scroll. [Stock photo as I have another identical example]
Royal Army Ordnance Corps. Pair of WW II era embroidered black on red shoulder titles,R.A.O.C.
Royal Army Ordnance Corps. Scarce printed example of the black church and title "Ormskirk" on a white background. This was the "2nd.Pattern " worn by 22 Stores Company R.O.A.C.[ Inked notation to the reverse]
Royal Army Ordnance Corps. King's crown officers bronze service dress cap badge with two blades to the reverse. The Arms of the Board of Ordnance to the centre of a crowned Garter Strap above a tri-part scroll bearing the title.
Royal Army Ordnance Corps. Embroidered example of the R.O.A.C. Red / Black / Red Drop Zone sleeve badge. [Worn vertically,not as picture shows]
Royal Army Ordnance Corps. Multi-coloured queens crown sleeve insignia worn by a R.O.A.C. Conductor. The Royal Arms within a wreath on a circular backing.
Royal Army Ordnance Corps. Pair of officers queen's crown sil / gilt collar badges with makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse. The shield of the Arms of the Board of Ordnance to the centre of a crowned Garter Strap above a tri-part scroll bearing the Corps motto.
Royal Army Ordnance Corps. Pair of uncut arm of service strips,red / blue / red,for the R.A.O.C.
Royal Army Pay Corps. Scarce pair of king's crown officers bronze service dress collar badges of the pattern worn only from 1920-1929. The RAPC monogram below the Royal Crest.
Royal Army Pay Corps. Officers king's crown sil / gilt cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The Royal Crest above the motto scroll,Fide Et Fiducia.
Royal Army Pay Corps. WW II printed black on yellow shoulder title,R.A.P.C.
Royal Army Service Corps-Guernsey. Embroidered yellow on black cloth shoulder title,Guernsey C.I / R.A.S.C.
Royal Army Service Corps. Embroidered drab khaki on yellow ship's propeller sleeve trade badge worn by Marine Engineers of the R.A.S.C Waterborne Fleet. [Small moth hole and paper glued to reverse]
Royal Army Service Corps. WW II printed example of the yellow and blue diamond with a central white triangle worn by 1 Division Royal Army Service Corps.
Royal Army Service Corps. Embroidered example of the yellow wheatsheafs on a blue shield,worn by 102 Transport Column R.A.S.C.
Royal Army Service Corps. King's crown officers sil / gilt and enamel cap badge with two loops,makers details for Gaunt London and a "P" stamp to the reverse. The cypher of GviR on a red enamel ground to the centre of a blue enamel Garter Strap and a wreath of laurel bearing the title scroll,all mounted on a crowned,multi- rayed,star.
Royal Army Service Corps. Facing pair of the embroidered Union Flag and crossed swords on a blue backing,worn by the War Department Fleet,R.A.S.C.,with press stud fittings to the reverse.
Royal Army Service Corps. Plastic economy WW II issue cap badge with two blades to the reverse and makers details for Stanley Walsall. The cypher of GviR to the centre of a Garter Strap,on a crowned rayed star,above the regimental title.
Royal Army Service Corps. Khaki drab "Knot" on a circular yellow backing worn by a Waterman or Seaman of the Waterborne Fleet Royal Army Service Corps. [Paper to reverse removed for old album]
Royal Army Service Corps. Pair of king's crown officers sil / gilt and enamel collar badges with makers details for Gaunt London and a "P" stamp to the reverse. The cypher of GviR to the centre of a Garter Strap within a wreath bearing the title,upon a crowned backstar.
Royal Army Service Corps. WW II printed example of the yellow" Dakota "on a blue background,worn by Air Despatch units of the R.A.S.C.
Royal Army Service Corps. Printed example of the yellow sword and white sword-belt upon a blue and yellow shield,worn by R.A.S.C. Army Emergency Reserve.
Royal Army Service Corps. Embroidered drab khaki on yellow ship's wheel sleeve trade badge. Worn by Coxswains,Helmsmen or Navigators as part of the Waterborne Fleet.R.A.S.C. [Paper to reverse,removed form old album.]
Royal Army Service Corps. King's crown officers gilt and enamel cap badge with two blades to the reverse. The cypher of GviR to the centre of a crowned Garter Strap and laurel wreath above the title scroll, on a multi-rayed star. [Blades and back-plate replaced.]
Royal Army Service Corps. Officers queen's crown chromed-silver, gilt and enamel cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The cypher of EiiR on a ground of red enamel to the centre of a blue enamel Garter Strap within a wreath of laurel that bears the title. All mounted upon a crowned,multi-rayed backing star.
Royal Army Service Corps. Pair of WW II printed yellow on blue shoulder titles, R.A.S.C.
Royal Army Service Corps.[Fleet] Scarce gold bullion wire embroidered king's crown officers cap badge. The "R-A-S-C." title surmounted by a red inset king's crown within a wreath of laurel on a shaped black backing.
Royal Army Veterinary Corps. Pair of king's crown officers bronze service dress collar badges with makers details for "J&Co." [Different mark to each one,but belonged to the same officer] to the reverse. The centaur to the centre of a crowned wreath of laurel above the title scroll.
Royal Army Veterinary Corps. King's crown bi / metal cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse bearing makers details for Gladman & Norman Birmingham. A centaur to the centre of a crowned wreath above the title scroll.
Royal Artillery / Royal Engineers. Pair of uncut WW II embroidered arm-of service strips. Red / Blue [or Blue / Red.] on a khaki backing.
Royal Artillery-London. Scarce WW II white on red "Paste-back" shoulder title,City of London. Worn by 138 Field Regiment Royal Artillery who fought in North Africa,Sicily and Italy.
Royal Artillery-Queen's Own Dorset Yeomanry. Scarce embroidered red on blue shoulder title,Royal Artillery / Q.O.D.Y. Worn in the 1950's as 341st.Medium Regiment R.A.
Royal Artillery-Territorials. Bronze king's crown officers service dress cap badge with three blades and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse. An old style field-gun with mounted wheel upon the Royal Artillery motto scroll with the crown resting upon a laurel spray instead of the "Ubique" motto.
Royal Artillery-Territorials. Brass king's crown cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. An old style field-gun above the Royal Artillery motto scroll,surmounted by a crown and scroll bearing a spray of laurel. [Slider slightly twisted.]
Royal Artillery-Volunteers- Cornwall. White metal Victorian helmet plate with three loops to the reverse worn by the 1st. Cornwall Artillery Volunteers. The Royal Arms above an old style field-gun,with scrolls above and below bearing the titles. [One loop twisted]
Royal Artillery-Volunteers-Essex. White metal Victorian other ranks helmet plate with three loops to the reverse. An old style field-gun with scrolls bearing the titles. "1st.Essex" and "Artillery Volunteers" surmounted by the Royal Arms.[Traces of old lacquer to the front]
Royal Artillery-Volunteers. Scarce white metal shoulder title,1 / RA / Gloucestershire.
Royal Artillery-Volunteers. King's crown silver wire embroidered sleeve badge worn by a Master-Gunner in the Royal Artillery Volunteers. An old style field-gun surmounted by the crown on a black backing outlined with scarlet.
Royal Artillery-Volunteers. Scarce white metal shoulder title with two [of three] loops to the reverse. 2 / RA / Kent.
Royal Artillery-Volunteers. Scarce white metal shoulder title,5 / RA / Lancashire.
Royal Artillery-Volunteers. Officers silvered fur-busby grenade with long slider fitting and tube to take the plume to the reverse. The Royal Arms above an old style field-gun and the Royal Artillery motto,mounted upon the ball of a fused grenade. [No "Ubique" honour as the Volunteers were not entitled to use.]
Royal Artillery-Volunteers. Scarce white metal shoulder title,1 / RA / West York. Worn before 1908 by West Yorkshire Artillery Volunteers.
Royal Artillery-Volunteers. White metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse. A fused grenade.
Royal Artillery. WW II locally made embroidered red and white anchor flanked by the letters "R and A"on a blue shoulder strap slip-on still attached to a pale k.d. shirt strap.Worn by the Maritime Anti-Aircraft Artillery,who were attached to the Royal Navy Defensively Equipped Merchant Ships, [D.E.M.S.]
Royal Artillery. WW II silk woven red fouled anchor flanked by the letters "RA" worn by personnel of the Maritime Anti-Aircraft Artillery.
Royal Artillery. Scarce embroidered formation sign worn by 868 Anti-Aircraft Command Fire Battery. A cherub's face and wings above a yellow shield bearing a red chevron on a black backing.
Royal Artillery. Embroidered example of the blue saltire on a red background worn by 124 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment Royal Artillery.
Royal Artillery. Brass shoulder title,T / RGA / Kent. Worn by Defended Ports Batteries in Kent.
Royal Artillery. Embroidered example of the yellow letters "S of A" and an old style field-gun on a blue cross on a red Shield. Worn at the School of Artillery,B.O.A.R.
Royal Artillery. Scarce printed example of the yellow field-gun on a blue and white diced diagonal band,dividing a red and blue square. Worn by 85th.Army Group [Glasgow ] Royal Artillery. [Paper and glue spots to the reverse.]
Royal Artillery. Embroidered example of the Arms of Manchester on a blue shield worn by 252 Field Regiment Royal Artillery. [Glue spots to reverse.]
Royal Artillery. Embroidered example of the yellow wheat-sheaf and red rose on a red over blue shield, worn by 94th.Army Group Royal Artillery. The Cheshire wheat-sheaf and Lancashire Rose denoted the area this A.G.R.A. was formed from.
Royal Artillery. Embroidered red,blue and yellow shoulder title,Royal Artillery / Q.O.D.& W.S.Y. Worn by the Queen's Own Dorset and West Somerset Yeomanry after being converted to Royal Artillery.
Royal Artillery. Scarce embroidered yellow on red /blue formation sign worn by 93 Army Group Royal Artillery. A fused grenade with the number "93" on the scroll above the letters "AA".
Royal Artillery. Scarce printed example of the yellow cannon barrel on a red and blue shield. The first pattern worn by 3 Army Group Royal Artillery.
Royal Artillery. Scarce silk embroidered example of the red and white checked practice sea target on a khaki square,worn by the Coast Artillery School.
Royal Artillery. Scarce printed example of the yellow bow and arrow above the number "30" on a red and blue backing. First pattern sign worn by 30 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Royal Artillery.
Royal Artillery. Embroidered WW II example of the black Rose and bugle horn on a red backing,worn by 573 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment Royal Artillery.
Royal Artillery. King's crown gold bullion wire embroidered sleeve badge worn by a Master Gunner. An old style field gun surmounted by the crown on a black background,affixed to scarlet cloth.
Royal Artillery. Embroidered example of the yellow field gun and letters,S of A.on a blue cross in a red shield. Worn at the School of Artillery British Army of the Rhine.
Royal Artillery. Embroidered yellow on blue supplementary shoulder tile,7th.London. Worn by 264th.Field Regiment Royal Artillery.
Royal Artillery. Gilt and enamel WW I era 19 Division Royal Artillery "Old Comrades " lapel badge with buttonhole fitting and makers details for Lewis Birmingham to the reverse. The "Butterfly" divisional sign in red enamel with the titles and an old style field-gun upon a blue enamel shield.
Royal Artillery. Excellent quality officers Victorian gilt fur cap grenade with slider fitting to the reverse,and complete with original white horse hair plume in the tube socket,that still retains the brass "hook" to the top. An old style field-gun above the motto scroll surmounted by the Royal Arms mounted upon the ball of a fused grenade. [Note different "Flame " design from item 20110]
Royal Artillery. Excellent quality king's crown gold bullion wire embroidered sleeve "Prize " badge. Crossed gun barrels surmounted by the crown on a black backing,still retaining paper makers label for Abraham London to the reverse.
Royal Artillery. Embroidered example of the yellow eagle on a red and dark blue diamond worn by 646 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment Royal Artillery.[Essex Territorials]
Royal Artillery. Scarce WW II plastic economy issue cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. [One of the very few "plastics" that have sliders] An old style field-gun. [Light verdigris on slider]
Royal Artillery. Gilt king's crown officers pouch badge with three screw bolts to the reverse. An old style field-gun with mounted wheel to the centre of the two Royal Artillery mottoes.
Royal Artillery. Embroidered WW II example of the green letter "H" on a black diamond,with a red number "4" between the arms. Worn by 76 Field Regiment Royal Artillery before 1944.
Royal Artillery. Embroidered example of the red segment on a blue circle. Worn by 2 Searchlight Regiment Royal Artillery.
Royal Artillery. King's crown gold bullion wire on black backing sleeve "1st. Prize" badge for the" Most Efficient Gunners in the Battery ". A gothic letter "G" within a half wreath surmounted by the crown.
Royal Artillery. Embroidered example of the three green and yellow seaxes on a red diamond,worn by 147 and 304 Field Regiment Royal Artillery. [Formed from the Essex Yeomanry]
Royal Artillery. Printed example of the yellow sunset on a red background over the blue sea within a letter "W". Worn by 102 Coast Artillery Brigade Royal Artillery. [Folded as worn on battledress.]
Royal Artillery. Silk woven example of the red and white "target" on blue and white waves worn by the Coast Artillery Training School.
Royal Artillery. Pair of black embroidered on pale tropical k.d. shoulder strap slip-ons,"R.A" with canvas loop and previous owners regimental number to the reverse.
Royal Artillery. Pair of WW II captain's tropical k.d. shoulder strap slides. The letters "R.A." embroidered in black below three rank "pips".
Royal Artillery. Printed red on navy blue figure of "Eros" worn by 97 Army Group Royal Artillery.
Royal Artillery. White metal Volunteer Officers pouch badge with three loops to the reverse. An old style field-gun with mounted wheel giving the badge a three-dimensional appearance.
Royal Artillery. Embroidered WW II example of the "Red Hand of Ulster" on a khaki background,worn by 3 Searchlight Regiment Royal Artillery.
Royal Artillery. Extremely rare example of the embroidered one-piece red on blue shoulder title,Royal Artillery / Antrim.
Royal Artillery. Printed example of the "Eagle's head and arrow" worn by 31 Anti-Aircraft Brigade.
Royal Artillery. Scarce WW II embroidered example of the White Rose of Yorkshire on a brick-red and light brown background. Worn by 49 Searchlight Regiment Royal Artillery,formed from the West Yorkshire Regiment.
Royal Artillery. Near mint queen's crown officers gilt cap badge with two loops to the reverse and makers details for Gaunt London. An old style field-gun with mounted wheel,with the Royal Artillery's motto scrolls above and below,the top one of these bearing the crown.
Royal Artillery. Embroidered example of the black circle with a small red segment .. Worn by 2 Searchlight Regiment Royal Artillery.
Royal Artillery. Pair of red on blue WW II printed shoulder titles,Royal Artillery.
Royal Artillery. Embroidered example of the white owl on a blue and red diamond worn by 67 Searchlight Regiment Royal Artillery.
Royal Artillery. Excellent quality officers Victorian gilt fur cap grenade with long slider fitting and tube to fit plume to the reverse. An old style field-gun with mounted wheel between the Artillery motto scrolls surmounted by the Royal Crest upon the ball of a fused grenade. [Note different "Flame " design from item 19910]
Royal Artillery. Printed example of the yellow on blue centaur,worn by 7 Army Group Royal Artillery.
Royal Artillery. Embroidered set of red on blue shoulder titles,Royal Artillery,and Antrim. Worn by Northern Ireland Territorial Artillery Units.
Royal Artillery. Printed example of the white letter "M" on a black background worn by 6th.Army Group Royal Artillery. [Sign has been stuck around card.]
Royal Artillery. Brass shoulder title, T / RFA / Sussex. Worn by Sussex Batteries of the Home Counties Royal Field Artillery Divisions.
Royal Artillery. Queen's crown officers bronze service dress cap badge with two blades to the reverse. An old style field-gun with mounted wheel with the regiment's motto scrolls above and below.
Royal Artillery. Embroidered example of the red Hampshire Rose to the centre of a yellow "Dog-Gauge" on a black backing. Worn by 524 Light Anti-Aircraft & Searchlight Regiment Royal Artillery. [Formed from the Hampshire Regiment.]
Royal Artillery. Silk woven example of the red arrow piercing a wheel on a blue background,worn by 5 Army Group Royal Artillery.
Royal Artillery. Fine quality gold bullion wire embroidered officers f.s.cap badge. A fused grenade above the scroll, "Ubique" on a scarlet backing.
Royal Artillery. Rare WW II embroidered example of the red on blue shoulder title," 65th.[London ] R.A." ,worn by the 65th.Field Regiment Royal Artillery.
Royal Artillery. Embroidered example of the black and white Ram's head on a red square worn by 1 Army Group Royal Artillery.
Royal Artillery. Brass 26 / M on a red / black diamond pagri flash. Worn by the 26th.Medium [How ] Battery Royal Artillery in India as part of 7th.Medium Brigade.
Royal Artillery. Embroidered example of the yellow [now rather grubby] Liver Building on a red and blue background with wavy lines representing the River Mersey. Worn by 96th.Army Group Royal Artillery with headquarters in Liverpool.
Royal Artillery. Excellent quality officers gilt pouch badge with three screw bolts to the reverse. An old style field-gun with mounted wheel.
Royal Artillery. Officers silvered ? pouch badge with three screw bolts to the reverse still affixed to a section of the black leather pouch. An old style field-gun with mounted wheel.
Royal Artillery. Brass shoulder title,T / RFA / Highland. Worn by Scottish Royal Field Artillery batteries.
Royal Artillery. Rare embroidered example of the "Arms of Hammersmith" worm by 497 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment Royal Artillery.
Royal Artillery. Embroidered mint unissued example of the yellow out-lined in red maltese cross on a black shield,worn by 79 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment Royal Artillery.
Royal Artillery. Embroidered WW II example of the yellow key and letters,"AA" on a red background. Worn by 82 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment Royal Artillery.[Small moth hole beside key]
Royal Artillery. Excellent quality king's crown officers service dress bronze cap badge with two blades and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse. An old style field-gun with mounted wheel between the two Royal Artillery mottos,the uppermost one surmounted by the crown.
Royal Artillery. Slouch hat or pargi badge consisting of the Royal Artillery collar badge on a red and blue diamond.
Royal Artillery. Scarce printed example of the white tower from the Arms of Aberdeen upon a galley flying the cross of St. Andrew,on a red and blue background. Worn by 84th. Army Group Royal Artillery based in Aberdeen and only in existence for three years. [Slight stain to front and inked notation to reverse.]
Royal Artillery. Embroidered example of the yellow [now nearly white] tower of the Liver Building on the River Mersey,on a red and blue background. Worn by 96 Army Group Royal Artillery.
Royal Artillery. Silver bullion wire on a black background example of the letter "M" worn by 86 Army Group Royal Artillery.
Royal Artillery. Officers bullion wire embroidered f.s.cap badge. The "Ubique" motto in silver wire on a red background surmounted by a gold wire embroidered fused grenade.
Royal Artillery. Scarce cast brass shoulder title,R.A. / City of London. Worn by 53rd. Heavy Anti-Aircraft Battery in India during WW II.
Royal Artillery. Very unusual loosely woven embroidered example of blue and red shield with a gold bullion wire cannon to the centre worn by 3 Army Group Royal Artillery.
Royal Artillery. Embroidered WW II example of the red number "3" on a black diamond worn by 23 Field Regiment Royal Artillery,and then after 1940 by 33 Field Regiment.
Royal Artillery. Printed WW II example of the white triangle to the centre of a red and blue diamond worn by 1st.Division Royal Artillery.
Royal Artillery. Scarce printed example of the black outline of a thistle on a brown background. Worn by 587th.Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment Royal Artillery. [Edinburgh] [ Sign has been cut around "fold-marks" and has paper stuck to the reverse.]
Royal Artillery. Embroidered red,blue and yellow shoulder title,Royal Artillery / Q.O.D. & W.S.Y. Worn by the Queen's Own Dorset and West Somerset Yeomanry after conversion to an Artillery Unit.
Royal Artillery. Printed in-issued example of the blue and maroon crosses on a white background worn by 90 Army Group Royal Artillery.
Royal Artillery. Rare embroidered example of the white Polar Bear of 49th.Infantry Division with the two red "T"'s of 50th.Infantry Division on a black background. Worn by 74th. Field Regiment Royal Artillery who were part of the Divisional Artillery for 50th.Division but were transferred in 1944 to 49th.Division adopting this sign.
Royal Artillery. Scarce WW II embroidered red on blue sign worn by an unidentified searchlight unit. An "exclamation mark" to represent a searchlight and beam.
Royal Artillery. Scarce printed on canvas example of the two black crows pierced with an arrow on a blue chequered shield. Worn by 104 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment Royal Artillery.
Royal Atrillery-Air Observation Pilot. Bullion wire embroidered pair of Air Observation Pilot's wings. The Royal Artillery fused grenade and motto to the centre of a pair of wings.
Royal Australian Air Force. WW II officers all gilt metal king's crown cap badge on a black padded backing. The RAAF eagle above spray of laurel and surmounted by a voided crown with red velvet insert. [Gilt finish mostly now brass]
Royal Australian Air Force. Pair of WW II king's crown pilot's qualification wings. The RAAF monogram to the centre of a pale blue crowned wreath flanked by a pair of wings,all on a very dark blue background.
Royal Australian Air Force. Pair of king's crown blackened collar badges worn by medical personnel of the R.A.A.F. The winged rod and serpent with crown above.
Royal Australian Air Force. Bronzed king's crown cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The RAAF monogram to the centre of a crowned wreath.
Royal Australian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. King's crown officers sil / gilt cap badge with two loops and makers details for Luke Melbourne to the reverse. The horse and globe upon a bolt of lightening with a crowned scroll above bearing the letters,"R.A.E.M.E.".[ Finish much brighter than picture shows]
Royal Berkshire Militia. Superb and rare officers silvered 1852-1873 shako plate with two loops to the reverse. The Berkshire Stag and Oak tree on a ground of blue enamel to the centre of a strap bearing the motto,"Pro Aris Et Focis",with the title,"Royal Berks" on a scroll to the belt tip. All mounted upon a multi-rayed star plate,the topmost point displaced by the Victorian crown. [Slight enamel damage below the stag]
Royal Berkshire Regiment-Volunteers. White metal cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse worn by the Volunteer Battalions. The "China Dragon" above the title scroll,Royal Berkshire.
Royal Berkshire Regiment. King's crown officers bronze and khaki "Boss " badge with two wires to the reverse. The crowned dragon to the centre of a voided circlet bearing the subsidiary title "Ps. Charlotte of Wales's"
Royal Berkshire Regiment. Scarce officers king's crown silver and bronze cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The China Dragon to the centre of a coil of rope surmounted by a crown with red enamel insert.
Royal Berkshire Regiment. Brass other ranks pagri badge with slider fitting to the reverse[Shortened] The Berkshire "Stag under a tree" within a circlet bearing the title,Royal Berkshire. [Design as the home service helmet plate centre]
Royal Berkshire Regiment. Brass Victorian / Edwardian cap badge with two black loops to the reverse. The "Dragon of China" above the title scroll.
Royal Berkshire Regiment. White metal Victorian glengarry badge with three loops to the reverse worn by the 1st. Volunteer Battalion. The stag under an oak tree to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title,Royal Berkshire 1st.Volr.Battn.
Royal Berkshire Regiment. White metal shoulder title,T / 4 / Royal Berks. Worn by the 4th. Territorial [Reading] Battalion Royal Berkshire Regiment.
Royal Berkshire Regiment. Printed WW II white on red shoulder title,Royal Berkshire.
Royal Berkshire Regiment. King's crown officers bronze boss-badge with two wire fixings to the reverse. The Dragon above the title "R.Berks" on a scarlet backing to the centre of a crowned voided circlet bearing the title,"Princess of Wales's" upon a khaki corded boss.
Royal Berkshire [Hungerford ] Yeomanry Cavalry. Rare bi / metal Victorian helmet plate with three screw bolts retaining the original nuts to the reverse. The Star and Crescent to the centre of a strap bearing the title,"Hungerford Troop R.B.Y.C." on a hob-nailed star on an ornately scrolled back-plate surmounted by the crown. [In 1875 the title changed to Royal Berkshire Yeomanry Cavalry]
Royal Buckinghamshire Hussars-Imperial Yeomanry. Scarce white metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The cypher of EviiR to the centre of a strap bearing the title, "Royal Bucks Hussars" surmounted by a Victorian crown,upon a maltese cross.
Royal Buckinghamshire Hussars. Pair of officers king's crown silver [not marked ] collar badges. The Swan of Buckinghamshire to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the motto, " Yeomen of Bucks " "Strike Home " above the title scroll.
Royal Buckinghamshire Hussars. Embroidered red on blue shoulder title,Royal Bucks Yeomanry. Worn after 1947 as 299th.Field Regiment Royal Artillery [Bucks Yeomanry] T.A.
Royal Buckinghamshire Hussars. Brass shoulder title,R.B.H.
Royal Buckinghamshire Hussars. Scarce queen's crown anodised aluminium cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse bearing makers details for Firmin London. The Buckinghamshire Swan to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the "Yeomen of Bucks Strike Home " motto,above the title scroll,"Royal Bucks Hussars".
Royal Bucks Hussars. Sterling silver king's crown lapel / sweetheart badge with original brooch pin and "sterling" stamp to the reverse. The Buckinghamshire Swan to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title and motto above the title scroll.
Royal Bucks Hussars.[Yeomanry] Brass small size officers pattern shoulder title,RBY.
Royal Bucks Militia-King's Own. Scarce white metal Victorian glengarry badge with two loops to the reverse. The Lion of England to the centre of a crowned Garter Strap above the scroll, "Kings Own".
Royal Canadian Air Force. Silver [not marked] and enamel king's crown lapel badge with original brooch pin to the reverse. A dragon's head in red enamel to the centre of a crowned blue enamel circlet bearing the R.C.A.F. title and "403 Squadron" with a lower scroll bearing the motto,"Stalk and Strike".
Royal Canadian Air Force. WW II silk woven shoulder title,Canada / Eagle,in light blue on black backing.
Royal Canadian Air Force. WW II sterling silver Operations Tour Wing with two screw bolts retaining original nuts, shaped gilt backing plate,"Sterling" and makers stamp for "Birks" to the reverse. The letter "O" flanked by a pair of wings.
Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps. Printed WW II example of the yellow shoulder title,Royal Canadian / Army Medical Corps,on a maroon background bordered in blue.
Royal Canadian Army Pay Corps. Scarce WW II printed yellow on blue shoulder title.R.C.A.P.C.
Royal Canadian Artillery. King's crown brass cap badge with two loops and makers detail for Scully Montreal to the reverse still affixed to a Scully "manufactured by"card. An old style field-gun with the crown and Artillery mottoes above and below.
Royal Canadian Artillery. Superb quality mint condition king's crown gilt officers cap badge with two loops and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse. The crowned cypher of GvR above an old style field-gun to the centre of a curled scroll bearing the title "Royal Canadian Artillery".
Royal Canadian Artillery. WW II printed red on black shoulder title,2 med.RCA.
Royal Canadian Artillery. Yellow-brass unissued king's crown cap badge with three blades and makers details for R.J Inglis to the reverse. An old style field-gun above the Royal Artillery motto,sumounted by the crown and "Canada" scroll. [Black deposits from damp storage ?]
Royal Canadian Artillery. Brass king's crown cap badge with two loops to the reverse and unusual full address makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse. The cypher of E vii R above an old style field-gun enclosed within a tri-part title scroll, Royal Canadian Artillery.
Royal Canadian Artillery. Victorian brass helmet plate with two loops to the reverse. An old style field-gun with the Artillery motto below and the "Canada" scroll above surmounted by the Royal Arms.
Royal Canadian Corps of Signals. Officers bronze king's crown service dress cap badge with two blades and original blue cloth backing to the reverse. The figure of Mercury to the centre of a crowned oval bearing the title,within a wreath of maple above a tri-part motto scroll. [Matching collar badges item number-17888]
Royal Canadian Corps of Signals. Pair of king's crown officers bronze service dress collar badges. The RCCS crowned cypher to the centre of crossed flags and a maple wreath above a beaver and the motto scroll. [See item 17865 for matching cap badge]
Royal Canadian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. Officers king's crown sil / gilt cap badge with two screw bolts and makers details for Scully to the reverse. The horse and globe upon a bolt of lightening surmounted by the crown and title scroll,"R.C.E.M.E."
Royal Canadian Engineers. Scarce brass king's crown cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The cypher of EviiR to the centre of a crowned Garter Strap within a wreath of maple that carries the title scroll.
Royal Canadian Engineers. Printed WW II blue on red shoulder title,Royal Canadian Engineers.[Glue tracks to reverse.]
Royal Canadian Engineers. Printed WW II example of the blue letters, "R.C.E. " on a red background,worn by the Royal Canadian Engineers in the 1st.Canadian Division. The 1st. Canadian Division arrived in England in 1939,the first of the Canadian Divisions,with some of the men taking part in the Spitzbergen and Dieppe raids. The Division then landed in Sicily and Italy and fought with distinction in the Liri Valley.
Royal Canadian Mounted Police. King's crown brass cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The head of a buffalo in relief to the centre of a crowned strap bearing the motto,"Maintiens Le Droit" within a wreath of maple,with double scrolls to the lower part carrying the full title.
Royal Canadian Regiment. Two silver [not marked] collar badges,a beaver upon a scroll,Pro Patria. [Not an exact pair,but very close]
Royal Canadian Regiment. Printed WW II example of the yellow title on a Royal Blue background edged in black,The Royal / Canadian Regiment.
Royal Company of Archers.[Queen's Bodyguard for Scotland. Superb quality near mint gilt and enamel Victorian cross-belt badge with two loops and original back-plate to the reverse. A large thistle to the centre of a voided circlet backed with green enamel,bearing the Motto of the Order of the Thistle. A Victorian crown and the titles,"Queen's Body Guard Scotland" upon the four points of the Star of the Order of the Thistle. [Loops bent downwards]
Royal Corps of Signals. WW II plastic economy issue cap badge with two blades and makers details for Stanley Walsall to the reverse. The figure of Mercury to the centre of a crowned oval bearing the title.
Royal Corps of Signals. Printed example of the red horseshoe with roman numerals,XIII,on a blue and white square worn by 13 Signal Group.
Royal Corps of Signals. Pair of WW II black on pale k.d. shoulder strap slip-ons,"R.Sigs" with tape fitting to the reverse.
Royal Corps of Signals. Pair of officers tropical pale k.d. shoulder strap slip-ons,worn by a Lieutenant-Colonel. A crown and "pip" both with blue backing above the black embroidered title,R.Signals.
Royal Corps of Signals. Printed white on dark blue example of the white wings and the number "7" within a triangle. Worn by number "7" Squadron Air Formation Signals. [Dusty condition]
Royal Corps of Signals. Unusual pattern king's crown bronzed locally made one-piece cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The crowned figure of Mercury on the globe upon the scroll, "Certa Cito".
Royal Corps of Signals. WW II embroidered example of the white over blue diamond with "1 / W.O " embroidered in black to the upper part. Worn by Signal Units attached to the War Office.
Royal Corps of Signals. Printed example of the white spearhead on a blue diamond worn by Royal Signals units in 1st. Corps. [Thin paper stuck to reverse ]
Royal Corps of Signals. Pair of "paste-back" white on blue embroidered "full title" early pattern shoulder titles, Royal Corps of Signals.
Royal Devon Yeomanry Artillery. King's crown officers bronze service dress cap badge with two blades to the reverse. The Crest of Lord Rolle to the centre of a circlet bearing the title surmounted by the Royal Crest.
Royal Devon Yeomanry. Scarce WW II embroidered yellow on blue shoulder title,Royal Devon Yeomanry.[Some glue marks to reverse.]
Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Officers gilt shoulder title,D grenade F,as Westlake No.1432. [Gilt cleaned from grenade,and loops possibly replaced a long time ago]
Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Scarce brass other ranks shoulder title worn in India before 1900. The Tiger and Elephant to the ball of a fused grenade flanked by the letters, " R D" with the motto scroll and small "FUS" title below.
Royal East Kent Yeomanry. Brass shoulder title,T / Y / Royal East Kent.
Royal East Kent Yeomanry. Scarce brass shoulder title,REKY.
Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. Pair of mint un-cut red,yellow,and blue arm of service strips.
Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. Near mint condition queen's crown officers sil / gilt cap badge with two loops and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse. A prancing horse chained to a globe upon a bolt of lightening,surmounted by the crown and title scroll, "R.E.M.E."
Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. Pair of early pattern embroidered red on black shoulder titles,R.E.M.E.
Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. King's crown officers bronze service dress cap badge with two blades to the reverse. A pair of callipers and four shields bearing the REME acronym to the centre of a crowned wreath of laurel.
Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. Plastic economy issue cap badge with two blades to the reverse. A pair of calipers and four shields bearing the letters,"REME" within a crowned wreath of laurel.
Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. Early "full title" pattern yellow on dark blue embroidered shoulder title,Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers.
Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. Embroidered example of the White Swan from the Arms of Aylesbury on a red / black shield. Worn by 101 Medium Workshops R.E.M.E. Buckinghamshire Detachment. [Paper to reverse]
Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. Tropical k.d officers shoulder strap slip-on with rank insignia for a Major and black embroidered title,R.E.M.E.
Royal Engineers / Royal Signals. Scarce WW II printed Warrant Officers sleeve rank insignia. The Royal Arms within a blue border.
Royal Engineers-Bomb Disposal. WW II embroidered sleeve trade badge. An aerial bomb in yellow on a red oval background. Worn by both officers and other ranks engaged in the dangerous work of dealing with unexploded bombs.
Royal Engineers-Signals. Brass shoulder title,Signal Service,often worn with separate"RE" above.
Royal Engineers-Territorials. Scarce WW I embroidered blue on red shoulder title,S.M.DIV / R.E / T. Worn by the South Midland Division Royal Engineers. [Moth nips to top edge.]
Royal Engineers-Volunteers. White metal king's crown cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The cypher of E vii R to the centre of a crowned Garter Strap within a wreath of laurel that carries the title scroll.
Royal Engineers. Embroidered example of the yellow whale on a blue and white sea and sky background,worn by 2 Port Task Force Royal Engineers. [Paper to reverse,removed from old album]
Royal Engineers. King's crown officers bronze service dress cap badge with two blades to the reverse. The cypher of GvR to the centre of a crowned Garter Strap within a wreath of laurel,with the title scroll below.
Royal Engineers. Pair of WW II black on khaki shoulder strap slip-ons, R E.
Royal Engineers. Scarce printed example of the brown triangle and white circle on a red and blue backing,worn by Royal Engineer Army Emergency Reserve Resources Units.
Royal Engineers. Printed example of the yellow lion and castle on R.E. colours worn by Engineer Base Group Singapore.
Royal Engineers. Scarce king's crown officers bronze service dress cap badge with two blades to the reverse. The cypher of EviiiR to the centre of a crowned Garter Strap within a wreath of laurel,that bears the title scroll to the lower part.
Royal Engineers. Embroidered example of the blue white,and yellow,\"sword and fish\" worn by No.1 Port Task Force.
Royal Engineers. Printed example of the red,white and blue sign worn by the R.Engineers Army Emergency Reserve Movement Control. The letters,M-C above a road/ships wheel on blue waves.
Royal Engineers. Scarce WW II embroidered blue on red "S.S." worn by "Special Service " [Commando] Companies of the Royal Engineers.
Royal Engineers. Embroidered yellow XXII on a blue shield worn by 22 Engineer Group.
Royal Engineers. Near mint gilt king's crown officers cap badge with two blades to the reverse. The cypher of GvR to the centre of a crowned Garter Strap within a wreath of laurel that carries the title scroll.
Royal Engineers. Pair of printed yellow on blue face down letter "E"'s worn by the Royal Engineers Army Emergency Reserve Field and Works Units.
Royal Engineers. Brass shoulder title,T / RE / Southern,worn by Telegraph and Signal Companies Royal Engineers.[Army Troops]
Royal Engineers. Printed example of the blue railway line section on a red and blue diamond worn by units of the Railway Transportation Centre Royal Engineers.
Royal Engineers. Scarce WW II embroidered example of the green,yellow and red strips worn by the Chemical Warfare Troops of the Royal Engineers.
Royal Engineers. White metal shoulder title,T / RE / Wessex. Worn by Divisional Engineer Companies from the West Country.
Royal Engineers. Brass shoulder title,T / RE / Home Counties,worn by the Divisional Engineers.
Royal Engineers. Blue on red shoulder title,Royal Engineers / 32.
Royal Engineers. Brass king's crown cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The cypher of EviiR to the centre of a crowned Garter Strap within a wreath of laurel that bears the title scroll.
Royal Engineers. Scarce embroidered example of the 2nd.pattern sign worn by 24 Engineer Group. The Lancashire Rose above the Staffordshire Knot on a blue [Slightly faded ] background.
Royal Engineers. Printed example of the yellow Scottish lion on a shield of red and blue,worn by 29 Engineer Group.
Royal Engineers. Brass shoulder title,T / RE / Cheshire,worn by Railway Battalions Royal Engineers.
Royal Engineers. Brass shoulder title,T / RE / London,worn by Telegraph and Signal Companies of the London [Territorial] Divisional Engineers.
Royal Engineers. Pair of WW II embroidered "paste-back" blue on red shoulder titles,Royal Engineers.
Royal Engineers. Brass shoulder title,T / RE / W.Riding,worn by Yorkshire Divisional Engineers.
Royal Engineers. Scarce printed example of the black and white interlinked projection of a globe on a red and blue backing,worn by Movement Control units of the Royal Engineers.
Royal Engineers. Embroidered blue on red shoulder tile,Royal Engineers / 113 / Assault.
Royal Engineers. Officers Queen's crown sil / gilt cap badge with two long silvered loops and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse. The EiiR cypher to the centre of a crowned Garter Strap within a wreath of laurel above the title,Royal Engineers.
Royal Engineers. Excellent quality king's crown gilt officers cap badge with two loops and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse. The cypher of GviR to the centre of a crowned Garter Strap within a wreath of laurel that carries the title scroll.
Royal Engineers. Embroidered example of the white horse on a blue rectangle,worn by 26 Engineer Group.
Royal Engineers. Large size brass sleeve rank insignia worn above the chevrons.A fused grenade with nine flames on the original back-plate. [Approx 7cms high]
Royal Engineers. WW II printed example of the Royal Engineers sleeve grenade insignia. A fused grenade in various shades of brown on a darker brown background.
Royal Engineers. Scarce embroidered blue on red shoulder title,Royal Engineers / 50. Worn by 50 Headquarters and Support Squadron,36 Engineer Regiment.
Royal Engineers. Scarce printed example of the red insignia of the Submarine Miners on a red / blue saltire on a blue square.
Royal Engineers. Embroidered blue on red shoulder title,The Antrims,worn by Northern Ireland Territorial Royal Engineer Units.
Royal Engineers. Pair of WW II printed blue on red shoulder titles,Royal Engineers.
Royal Engineers. Victorian brass other ranks cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The "VR" cypher to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title,within a wreath of laurel.
Royal Engineers. Embroidered example of the insignia of the Submarine Miners in yellow on a black background,worn by the Tyne Electrical Engineers.
Royal Field Artillery. Pair of WW I embroidered white on khaki shoulder strap slip-ons, R.F.A.,with canvas loop to the reverse.[One with ink notations]
Royal Field Artillery. Pair of brass shoulder titles,R.F.A., that have been altered to a curved shape similar to cloth examples.
Royal Field Artillery. Scarce brass shoulder title,T / RFA / Fifeshire,complete with original shaped brass back-plate,worn by the Fifeshire Battery of the 2nd. Highland Brigade R.F.A.
Royal First Devon Yeomanry. Extremely rare king's crown officers bronze service dress cap badge with two blades and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse. The Royal Crest above the title scroll, Royal 1st.Devon Yeomanry.
Royal Fleet Auxilliary. King's crown bullion wire embroidered officers cap badge still affixed to the black woven cap-band. The brass fouled anchor to the centre of a blue circlet bearing the letters "R-F-A" within a gold bullion wire laurel wreath surmounted by the red velvet inset crown. [Very slight wire loss to lower left wreath.]
Royal Flying Corps-Canada. Scarce brass other ranks cap badge with two loops to the reverse,and makers details for Roden Bros.Toronto. The RFC monogram inside a crowned wreath of laurel.
Royal Flying Corps. King's crown brass other ranks cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The "RFC" monogram to the centre of a crowned wreath of laurel.
Royal Flying Corps. Pair of brass king's crown other ranks collar badges. The "RFC" monogram to the centre of a crowned wreath of laurel.
Royal Flying Corps. King's crown officers bronze service dress cap badge with two blades [folded into loops] to the reverse. The RFC cypher to the centre of a crowned wreath of laurel.
Royal Flying Corps. Embroidered white on black shoulder title,Royal Flying /Corps.
Royal Flying Corps. Scarce R.F.C. gilt pilots small size qualification wing to be worn on the mess dress,with original brooch pin to the reverse. The R.F.C. crowned monogram to the centre of a pair of down-swept wings.[Approx 6cms wide]
Royal Flying Corps. Scarce pair of pilot's qualification wings. The RFC monogram to the centre of a crowned wreath of pale green,flanked by oatmeal coloured wings.
Royal Flying Corps. Scarce brass large size shoulder title,RFC.
Royal Flying Corps. Scarce embroidered white on black shoulder title,Royal Flying / Corps. [Slight loss of stitching to the letter "L"]
Royal Fusiliers [City of London Regiment.] WW I white on khaki shoulder strap slip-on with canvas tape to the reverse. A fused grenade above the letters "R.F."
Royal Fusiliers [City of London Regiment.] Scarce brass shoulder title,1 / Sportsmans / RF. Worn by the WWI raised 23rd. Service Battalion [1st.Sportsmans] Royal Fusiliers.
Royal Fusiliers [City of London Regiment.] Brass other ranks Victorian cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The Rose of England surmounted by the crown to the centre of a Garter Strap on the ball of a fused grenade.
Royal Fusiliers [City of London Regiment] Scarce brass WWI cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse worn by the 38th,40th,and 42nd. [Jewish] Battalions Royal Fusiliers of Kitchener's Army. A Menorah above the Hebrew motto scroll, "Kadimah"
Royal Fusiliers [City of London Regiment] Rare embroidered red on dark blue shoulder title,2nd. London R.F.
Royal Fusiliers [City of London Regiment] Victorian cast bi / metal bandsman's pouch badge with two loops to the reverse. The English Rose to the centre of a crowned Garter Strap.
Royal Fusiliers [City of London Regiment]. Superb quality near mint officers sil / gilt and enamel large size victorian fur-cap grenade,with two screw bolts fittings to the reverse. The English Rose to the centre of a crowned Garter Strap backed with blue enamel,above the small silver White Horse of Hanover,all mounted upon a fused grenade.
Royal Fusiliers. Other ranks kings crown brass fur-cap grenade,with unusual single loop and slider to the reverse.
Royal Fusiliers. [City of London Regiment] Scarce white metal other ranks Victorian fur cap grenade with two loops to the reverse worn by the Volunteer Battalions. The English Rose to the centre of a Garter Strap with the Victorian crown to the neck of a fused grenade.
Royal Fusiliers.[City of London Regiment] Officers bronze king's crown service dress cap badge with two blades to the reverse. A rose to the centre of a crowned Garter Strap upon the ball of a fused grenade. [Badge slightly curved to fit shape of cap]
Royal Fusiliers.[City of London Regiment] Printed WW II white on red shoulder title,Royal Fusiliers.
Royal Fusiliers.[City of London Regiment] King's crown officers sil / gilt collar badge with two loops to the reverse. The English Rose to the centre of a crowned Garter Strap above the White Horse of Hanover upon the ball of a fused grenade. [Also worn as a f.s.cap badge]
Royal Garrison Artillery-Cornwall. Brass shoulder title, T / RGA /Cornwall,worn by the Cornwall Defended Ports Batteries. [Slight staining]
Royal Garrison Artillery. Scarce brass shoulder title,Cork. Worn by West Cork and Royal Cork City Royal Garrison Artillery [Militia]
Royal Garrison Artillery. Scarce white metal shoulder title,T / RGA / Forth. Worn by the Defended Ports Battery in Forth.
Royal Gibraltar Regiment. Queen's crown anodised aluminium cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse bearing makers details for Firmin London. The Arms of Gibraltar above the motto scroll and surmounted by the crown.
Royal Gloucestershire Hussars. Brass cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The portcullis and coronet from the Arms of the Duke of Beaufort to the centre of a tri-part scroll bearing the title.
Royal Gloucestershire Hussars. Scarce WW II black on khaki embroidered shoulder strap slip-on,RGH,with cavas tape loop to the reverse.
Royal Gloucestershire Hussars. Brass Imperial Yeomanry cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The Crest of the Duke of Beaufort and the letters "IY" within a tri-part scroll bearing the title. [This is the scarcer "non-voided portcullis" pattern]
Royal Gloucestershire Hussars. Scarce bronze officers field-service small size cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The Arms of the Duke of Beaufort. [See D.Brinson - Military Insignia of Gloucestershire.]
Royal Gloucestershire Hussars. Brass shoulder title,T / Y / RGH.
Royal Gloucestershire Hussars. Rare near mint officers gilt cap badge with two blades to the reverse worn by the Imperial Yeomanry. The Arms of the Duke of Beaufort flanked by the letters "I & Y" within a tri-part scroll bearing the title.
Royal Gloucestershire Hussars. Pair of officers gilt collar badges. The crest of the Duke of Beaufort within the title scroll.[Gilt finish brighter than picture shows]
Royal Gloucestershire Hussars. White metal NCO's sleeve badge with three screw bolts to the reverse. The portcullis from the Arms of the Duke of Beaufort to the centre of a Garter Strap surmounted by the Duke's coronet with the title scroll below.
Royal Gloucestershire Hussars. Officers gilt cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The Crest of the Duke of Beaufort to the centre of a tri-part title scroll.
Royal Gloucestershire Hussars.[Yeomanry] Scarce example of the blue and yellow rectangle with maroon divide, worn by the R.G.H as part of the Royal Armoured Corps.
Royal Gloucestershre Hussars-Imperial Yeomanry. Brass cap badge with two loops and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse. The Portcullis and Coronet from the Arms of the Duke of Beaufort flanked by the letters "IY" above the tri-part title scroll.
Royal Green Jackets. Officers Queen's crown frosted,silvered cap badge with two long loops to the reverse. The bugle horn to the centre of a circlet bearing the title,on a maltese cross within a crowned wreath of laurel. The main honours,Peninsula and Copenhagen are displayed on tablets above and below the arms of the cross.[Finish much brighter than photo shows]
Royal Guernsey Light Infantry. Extremely rare Victorian foreign service helmet white on red embroidered pagri badge. A curled bugle horn above the title "1 ? Guernsey" [Some stitching loss and moth nips,but very rare.]
Royal Guernsey Light Infantry. Brass and enamel sweetheart brooch on a mother of pearl backing within a silver rim with brooch pin fitting and "Real Silver Rim " stamps to the reverse. A bugle horn above the enamelled title scroll, "Royal Guernsey".
Royal Guernsey Militia. Scarce brass shoulder title,Royal / Guernsey Militia.
Royal Guernsey Militia. Rare king's crown cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The Arms of Guernsey to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title within a wreath of laurel. [Slight staining to the front]
Royal Guernsey Militia. Brass shoulder title,Guernsey. Worn with a separate,RA,RE or Bugle horn above.
Royal Hampshire Regiment. Excellent quality queen's crown officers sil / gilt and enamel cap badge with two loops and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse. The Hampshire Rose in red enamel to the centre of a blue enamel Garter Strap with the gilt and red velvet crown above and the blue enamelled "Royal Hampshire " title scroll below. All this mounted upon a multi rayed and faceted back star. [See item 18097 for this officers collar badges ]
Royal Hampshire Regiment. Excellent quality pair of officers gilt and enamel collar badges. The Hampshire Rose in red and green enamel on a polished gilt backing within a wreath of laurel.
Royal Hampshire Regiment. Printed yellow on green / black Company / Battalion shoulder strap slip-on.
Royal Hampshire Regiment. Scarce printed yellow on red / black "Battalion" shoulder strap slip-on.
Royal Hampshire Regiment. Printed yellow on black Company / Battalion shoulder strap slip-on,Royal Hampshire.
Royal Hampshire Regiment. Printed yellow on black with white edging Company / Battalion shoulder strap slip-on,Royal Hampshire.
Royal Hampshire Regiment. Printed example of the "Company " shoulder strap slip-on. The title "Royal Hampshire " in yellow on black and green bands. [Title is yellow,it has reacted to the background to appear white !]
Royal Home Counties Reserve Regiment. Scarce Boer War era Victorian officers near mint gilt cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The Royal Arms.
Royal Horse Artillery-Yeomanry. Brass shoulder title Y / RHA, worn by Yeomanry Batteries of the 11th.[Honourable Artillery Company and City of London Yeomanry] Brigade Royal Horse Artillery.[Slight twist to letter "A"]
Royal Horse Artillery. Pair of small size brass shoulder titles,RHA.
Royal Horse Artillery. Queen's crown officers silvered beret badge,with two silvered loops to the reverse. The EiiR cypher to the centre of the Garter Strap,with crown above and scroll,Royal Horse Artillery below.
Royal Horse Artillery. Scarce white metal shoulder title,T / RHA / Somerset. Worn only from 1908-1921.
Royal Horse Artillery. Scarce brass shoulder title,T / RHA / Notts,complete with the original shaped brass back-plate, worn by the Nottinghamshire Battery of the Royal Horse Artillery.
Royal Horse Guards. Pair of red on dark blue embroidered shoulder titles,Royal Horse Guards.
Royal Indian Air Force. King's crown embroidered example with the "RIAF" monogram within a brown wreath surmounted by the crown and flanked by a pair of oatmeal coloured wings.
Royal Innikilling Fusiliers. Officers sil / gilt foreign service helmet pagri grenade with original brooch pin fitting to the reverse. The Castle of Enniskellen mounted upon the ball of a fused grenade. [Gilt now brass] [Approx 7cms high.]
Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Anodised aluminium cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse bearing makers details for Firmin London. The Castle of Enniskillen and title scroll to the ball of a fused grenade.
Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Brass other ranks fur-cap grenade badge,the castle of Eniskillen to the centre with the title,Inniskilling around,and two long loops to the reverse.
Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Scarce bi / metal cap badge issued in the 1940's with the incorrect title spelling "Inneskilling". The Castle of Enniskillen upon the ball of a fused grenade.
Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Scarce early pattern brass shoulder title worn in the 1890's. The Castle of Enniskillen to the centre of a fused grenade with a tri-part furled scroll around the ball of the grenade bearing the title.
Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Small pattern silver-plated headdress badge worn by pipers of the regiment. The Castle of Enniskillen above the title scroll,Inniskilling,with two loops to the reverse.
Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Bi / metal cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse worn after 1934. The castle of Enniskillen above a scroll,Inniskilling,mounted upon the ball of a grenade.
Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Scarce sil / gilt officers small size early pattern cap badge with two blades to the reverse. The castle of Eniskillen above a scroll,Inniskilling,mounted upon the ball of a fused grenade.
Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Silvered pipers cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The Castle of Enniskillen above the title scroll,Inniskilling.
Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. All brass WW I economy issue cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The castle of Enniskillen to the ball of a fused grenade. [Slight polish to the castle.]
Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Scarce WW II plastic economy issue cap badge with two blades to the reverse. The Castle of Enniskillen to the centre of a fused grenade.
Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Brass shoulder title,Inniskillings.
Royal Irish Fusiliers. Brass other ranks fur-cap grenade with two loops to the reverse. The French "captured" eagle on a tablet bearing the number "8" to the ball of a fused grenade. [Top loop replaced ]
Royal Irish Fusiliers. Scarce WW II printed example of the white on red shoulder title, Royal Irish Fusiliers still affixed to an Inspectorate of Clothing 1943 dated Pattern Card. Original wax seals and company notations to the reverse.
Royal Irish Fusiliers. WW II printed white on red shoulder title,Royal Irish Fusiliers.
Royal Irish Fusiliers.[Princess Victoria's.] Scarce early 1900's large pattern bi / metal two-piece cap badge with slider and loop fittings worn on the much disliked Brodrick cap. The Angel Harp and the Prince of Wales's plumes to the centre of a fused grenade,with separate coronet worn above.
Royal Irish Fusiliers.[Princess Victoria's.] Excellent quality officers sil /gilt two piece cap badge with blade fittings to each. The eagle mounted upon the ball of a fused grenade with separate coronet.
Royal Irish Regiment. Scarce king's crown officers silver [not marked] cap badge now with brooch pin fitting to the reverse. The crowned Harp of Erin above a tri-part furled scroll bearing the title," The Royal Irish Regiment". Upon the scroll makers details for "J & Co."
Royal Irish Regiment. Brass shoulder title,Royal Irish.
Royal Irish Regiment. Scarce brass officers small pattern shoulder title," R-I ".
Royal Irish Regiment. Near mint brass Victorian helmet plate centre with all four loops to the reverse. The crowned Harp of Erin to the centre of a circlet bearing the title,"Royal Irish". [Designed to be worn with the universal pattern Helmet Plate]
Royal Irish Rifles. Scarce white metal shoulder title,YCV, with original brooch pin fitting to the reverse. Worn by the WW I raised Young Citizens' Volunteer Corps 14th.Battalion Royal Irish Rifles.
Royal Irish Rifles. White metal field service or pagri badge with original brooch pin fitting to the reverse. The crowned Angel Harp above the motto scroll, "Quis Separabit". [Approx 4cms high]
Royal Irish Rifles. King's crown white metal cap badge with "hair-pin" slider to the reverse bearing makers details for Lambourne Birmingham. The Angel Harp and crown above the motto scroll, "Quis Separabit".
Royal Irish Rifles. Black-brass Victorian cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The Angel Harp surmounted by the motto and crown above a tri-part scroll bearing the title.
Royal Irish Rifles. Victorian blackened with polished high-lights officers helmet plate with four loops to the reverse. The Angel Harp and Egypt honour above the title scroll and a strung bugle horn,surmounted by the motto and crown, to the centre of a wreath of shamrock,the arms of the which are covered with numerous battle honours. [Badge slightly curved to fit the helmet and has a very small split to top of left side wreath.]
Royal Irish Rifles. Scarce white metal king's crown cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse worn by the 14th. Battalion [Young Citizens' Volunteer Corps] Royal Irish Rifles,as part of Kitcheners Army. The Red Hand of Ulster to the centre of a crowned shamrock.
Royal Jersey Light Infantry. Brass king's crown cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. Three leopards on a crowned shield to the centre of a saltire.[Slider with bends]
Royal Jersey Militia. Brass shoulder title,Jersey. Worn with a separate,R.A.,R.E.,or bugle horn above.
Royal Leicestershire Regiment. Most unusual and rare black on khaki shoulder strap slip-on,Royal Leicestershire. These slip-ons are usually associated with the early war years,but the Leicesters were not a \"Royal\" regiment until 1946! [old glue to the reverse]
Royal Leicestershire Regiment. Officers pattern brass shoulder title,R.Leicesters,complete with original shaped brass back-plate.
Royal Leicestershire Regiment. Pair of embroidered white on red shoulder titles,Royal Leicestershire.[Moth to lower edge of one]
Royal Lincolnshire Regiment. Bi / metal cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse,worn after 1946 when the regiment was made "Royal". The sphinx and Egypt tablet above a scroll bearing the title.
Royal Lincolnshire Regiment. Bi / metal cap badge with three loops and scarce original half red and half dark blue backing cloth to the reverse. The sphinx and Egypt honour above the title scroll.
Royal Malta Artillery. King's crown bi / metal cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. An old style field-gun upon a maltese cross to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title.
Royal Malta Artillery. King's crown bi / metal cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. An old style field-gun upon a crowned maltese cross with the motto, "Tutela Bellicae Virtutis" on the scroll below.
Royal Malta Artillery. Other ranks bi/metal Victorian cap badge with two loops and original red shaped cloth backing to the reverse. An old style field-gun and the maltese cross to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title.
Royal Malta Artillery. Pair of other ranks brass collar badges. The title "Malta" surmounted by a fused grenade.
Royal Malta Fencible Artillery. Scarce Victorian bi / metal helmet plate with two loops and later added cloth backing material to the reverse. A maltese cross to the centre of a crowned strap bearing the title and an old style field-gun,within a wreath of laurel and palm. [Worn only from 1861 - 1889]
Royal Malta Militia. King's crown bi / metal helmet plate with three loops to the reverse. A furled scroll bearing the titles,"Royal Malta Militia MDCCC" around the centre of a large,crowned maltese cross.
Royal Malta Militia. Scarce Victorian bi / metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse. A maltese cross to the centre of a crowned strap bearing the title within a wreath of oak that carries the date, "MDCCC".
Royal Marine Artillery. Brass cap badge with two loops to the reverse. A fused grenade.
Royal Marine Division. Embroidered example of the yellow on red,\"Trident\"sign,also worn by 116th. [R.Marine] Independent Infantry Brigade.
Royal Marine Light Infantry. Brass and enamel sweetheart brooch,in the design of the cap badge,with the continents on the globe in different coloured enamels. Original brooch pin to the reverse,and makers details for Lambourne Birmingham.
Royal Marine Light Infantry. Scarce other ranks Victorian brass 1866-1878 pattern shako plate with two loops to the reverse. The globe to the centre of a circlet bearing the Royal Marines motto,within a wreath of laurel on a multi-rayed star plate. Above the centre the Victorian crown and "Gibraltar" honour ,and beneath,a fouled anchor and strung bugle horn.
Royal Marine Light Infantry. Brass small size officers pattern shoulder title,RMLI.
Royal Marine Police. White metal mufti / lapel badge with buttonhole fitting and makers details for Firmin London to the reverse. The globe and laurel above a tablet."R.M.P."
Royal Marines Band. Brass other ranks king's crown helmet plate with two loops to the reverse worn by the Royal Marine Light Infantry Band Chatham Division,from 1905-1923. The globe to the centre of a circlet bearing the motto,within a wreath of laurel on a crowned star plate. Below the crown the honour "Gibraltar" and to the lower star point a fouled anchor with a small white metal rose affixed upon it.
Royal Marines-Commando. Embroidered red on black shoulder title,Royal Marines / Commando.
Royal Marines-School of Music. Silver and enamel tie-pin style brooch with silver stamped pin fitting to the reverse. The globe and laurel,in green enamel, above the blue enamelled Royal Marines motto scrolls surmounted by a lyre.
Royal Marines. Pair of WW II plastic economy issue collar badges,the globe and laurel,with blade fittings to the reverse,and makers details for Stanley Walsall.
Royal Marines. Pair of bullion wire embroidered collar badges worn by bandsmen. The globe and laurel in silver and gold wire embroidery on a scarlet background.
Royal Marines. Pair of silk woven "Cash Tapes" shoulder titles.
Royal Marines. Pair of brass shoulder titles,RMFVR,worn by the Royal Marine Force Volunteer Reserve.
Royal Marines. Embroidered red on dark blue Despatch Rider's sleeve trade badge. The letters "D-R" above a winged wheel.
Royal Marines. King's crown officers bronze two-piece cap badge with blade fittings to the reverse. The globe and laurel and the Royal Crest.
Royal Marines. Brass Victorian valise badge with original hook and box fitting to the reverse. The lion and crown of the Royal Crest upon a scroll bearing the Royal Marine's motto,Per Mare Per Terram.
Royal Marines. Brass cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by Royal Marine bandsmen. The globe and laurel surmounted by a lyre.
Royal Marines. King's crown bi / metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse, worn by bandsmen of the Royal Marine Artillery. The cypher of GvR on the ball of a fused grenade to the centre of a wreath of laurel.
Royal Marines. Two pale tropical k.d. shoulder straps complete with red on blue embroidered slip-on titles, " Royal Marines" and king's crown Royal Marine buttons.
Royal Marines. Scarce gold wire embroidered on very dark blue "tombstone " shaped "Mountain Leader " qualification sleeve badge. The letters "ML" in a half wreath with a star above and below.
Royal Marines. Embroidered WW II example of the yellow fouled anchor on a red and blue shield.affixed to a section of pale k.d. tropical uniform,worn by the Amphibian Support Regiment Royal Marines. This Unit was formed after the development of the techniques in Combined Operations.
Royal Marines. Pair of bronze collar badges with makers details to the reverse for Buttons Ltd Birmingham,the globe and laurel.
Royal Marines. White metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the Royal Marine Police. The globe and laurel. [Slight stain to lower part.]
Royal Marines. Officers sil /gilt and enamel king's crown helmet plate with three loops to the reverse. The globe to the centre of a voided strap bearing the Royal Marine's motto that is backed with blue enamel,within a wreath of laurel that carries the fouled anchor and the "Gibraltar" honour. All mounted upon a rayed star back plate surmounted by the crown.
Royal Marines. WW II plastic economy issue cap badge with two blades and makers details for Stanley Walsall to the reverse. The globe to the centre of a wreath of laurel surmounted by the Royal Crest.
Royal Marines. King's crown brass other ranks helmet plate with two loops to the reverse and applied white metal Prince of Wales's plumes worn by Royal Marine Light Infantry Bandsmen of Plymouth Division. The globe to the centre of a circlet bearing the Royal Marines motto within a wreath of laurel on a multi-rayed star surmounted by the crown. Above the centre the "Gibraltar" honour scroll, and to the lower star point the fouled anchor.
Royal Marines. Pair of officers sil / gilt collar badges,the globe and laurel. [One with slightly dulled finish]
Royal Marines. Brass king's crown other ranks helmet plate with two loops to the reverse. A crowned multi-rayed star plate with the globe to the centre of a circlet bearing the Royal Marines motto within a wreath of laurel with the "Gibraltar" honour and the anchor above and below the centre.
Royal Marines. Embroidered WW II red on black straight pattern shoulder title,Royal Marines.
Royal Marines. Scarce brass shoulder title,RME. Worn by the Royal Marine Engineers for a few years during WW I.
Royal Marines. Pair of large size shoulder titles,RM.[Stock photo as I have another pair]
Royal Marines. Scarce gold wire embroidered on dark blue "Tombstone " shape sleeve qualification badge for a "Marine Provost". The letters "MP" within a half wreath with a star above and below.
Royal Marines. WW II plastic economy issue cap badge with two blades and makers details for Stanley Walsall to the reverse. The globe and laurel surmounted by the Royal Crest.
Royal Marines. Rare brass shoulder title,RMLC. Worn by the Royal Marine Labour Corps in WW I. [Title has been clear lacquered ]
Royal Marines. Embroidered gold bullion wire queen's crown large size "Staff Bandmaster" sleeve badge with makers paper label to the reverse. A musician's lyre to the centre of a wreath of laurel surmounted by a crown with red velvet insert. [Approx 10 x 13 cms.] [See Rawlinson's book page 285]
Royal Marines. Embroidered example of the yellow sea-horse and blue circle on a red triangle. Worn at the Royal Marines Training Centre.
Royal Marines. Near mint Queen's crown officers sil,gilt and enamel helmet plate with three loops to the reverse. The globe to the centre of a voided strap bearing the Royal Marines motto backed with blue enamel,within a wreath of laurel that carries the fouled anchor and the Gibraltar honour. All mounted upon a multi-rayed star plate surmounted by the crown.
Royal Marines. Scarce single brass collar badge with makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse worn by the Royal Marine Artillery. A fused grenade above the scroll, "Per Mare Per Terram".
Royal Marines. Embroidered yellow and blue example of the Royal Marines Drummers sleeve badge still affixed to Admiralty Pattern Cards compete with lead seals. First card is dated 1964 and the second "Resealed " 199.
Royal Marines. King's crown gold bullion wire qualified Signalman's sleeve badge. Crossed blue and blue / white signal flags surmounted by the crown on a dark blue shaped backing.
Royal Marines. Scarce WW II printed example of the golden fused grenade upon a red fouled anchor on a blue shield. Worn by Royal Marine Engineers.
Royal Marines. Red on dark blue embroidered sleeve qualification badge for drivers of Motor [Or Mechanised] Transport. The letters "M.T" above a winged wheel.
Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. White metal king's crown cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The cypher of GviR to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title,above a scroll,"Serve To Lead".
Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. Scarce large size queen's crown embroidered Academy Sergeant Major's sleeve rank badge. The Royal Arms in white and highlighted in various other colours on a shaped khaki background.
Royal Military Academy. Officers king's crown gilt cap badge of a field gun in a crowned circlet bearing the title. With two pairs of blade fittings to the reverse,and original red backing cloth. Worn by officers at Woolwich,before WW II . [gilt mostly polished to brass]
Royal Military College. King's crown brass cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The cypher of GvR to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the motto,"Vires Acquirit Eundo.
Royal Military College. Brass king's crown cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The cypher of GviR to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the mott,"Vires Acquirit Eundo ".
Royal Military Police. King's crown brass cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse bearing makers details for Gaunt London. The cypher of GviR to the centre of a crowned wreath of laurel above the title scroll, "Royal Military Police" [The Corps was made "Royal" in 1946]
Royal Military Police. Scarce king's crown officers silver-plated cap badge with slider fitting bearing makers details for Gaunt London and a "P" stamp to the reverse. The Cypher of GviR to the centre of a crowned wreath of laurel above the title scroll. [Badge has been slightly curved to fit the cap]
Royal Military Police. Queen's crown officers silver ? cap badge with two loops and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse. The cypher of E II R to the centre of a crowned wreath above the title scroll.
Royal Military School of Music. Brass king\'s crown cap badge,the RMSM monogram with a crown above,and slider fitting to the reverse.
Royal Military School. [Duke of York\'s] King\'s crown bi/metal cap badge,the cypher of GviR inside a circlet,carrying the title,with slider fitting to the reverse.
Royal Monmouthshire Royal Engineers. Embroidered blue on red shoulder title,Royal Monmouthshire / R.E.
Royal Montgomery Rifle Volunteers. Rare Victorian officers silvered cross-belt plate with four screw bolts [two with original nuts ] and shaped back-plate to the reverse. A curled bugle horn to the centre of a circlet bearing the title,"Royal Montgomery Rifles " upon a maltese cross,within a wreath of laurel and surmounted by the Prince of Wales's plumes.
Royal Munster Fusiliers. Brass other ranks shoulder title. A tiger to the ball of an fused grenade flanked by the letters "M F ".
Royal Naval Air Service-Armoured Car Section. King's crown bronzed collar badge with two loops to the reverse. An armoured car and the letters "R.N.A.S." above a spray of laurel,to the centre of a crowned oval.
Royal Naval Air Service. Top quality gilt and enamel sweetheart brooch,the eagle with a Naval crown,on a scroll,RNAS.,with brooch pin to the reverse.
Royal Naval Air Service. Embroidered red on black Ratings smaller sized sleeve badge officially described as worn by "Pilots of Aeroplane and Waterplane" The R.A.F. eagle above a three-spoked wheel. [Eagle approx. 50 cms acoss. ] [Item retains old museum display label to reverse.]
Royal Naval Air Service. Scare gilt sleeve badge with two screw posts and original shaped brass back-plate to the reverse. The letter " A " flanked by a pair of wings. Worn by Royal Naval Reserve and Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve officers attached to the Royal Naval Air Service. [The "A " thought to represent "AIR".]
Royal Naval Air Service. Scarce WW I gilt sleeve badge worn by Observers. [Radio and Air Navigation] The letter "O" flanked by a pair of wings with screw bolts and nuts and original back-plate to the reverse. [Sometimes worn above the breast pocket on the khaki tunic ]
Royal Naval Air Service. [Armoured Cars] Rare officers small bronzed collar badge. A Lanchester armoured car.
Royal Naval Division. Bronze king's crown Petty Officers cap badge with two blades to the reverse. [Folded into loops ] The fouled anchor to the centre of a double circle of rope surmounted by the crown.
Royal Naval Division. Scarce officers king's crown bronze service dress cap badge with two blades to the reverse. The fouled anchor to the centre of a crowned wreath of laurel. [Design as Royal Naval Officers Badge.]
Royal Naval Division. Brass cap badge with two loops and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse worn by the 6th. [Howe ] Battalion of the 2nd. Royal Naval Brigade. A naval crown above a scroll bearing the title "Howe".
Royal Naval Division. Scarce small size bronze officers " Anson " collar badge with two loops and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse. The spear and coronet above double scrolls bearing the motto and title. Worn by the 8th.[Anson] Battalion 2nd. Royal Naval Brigade.
Royal Naval Division. Scarce WW I gold bullion wire sailor's cap tally, "Royal Naval Division". Worn on sailor's caps with khaki uniform in the early days of the war. [Approx 34 inches long with some creases and one small tear.]
Royal Naval Division. Scarce bronzed-brass collar badge worn by the Hood Battalion. A Cornish Chough and an anchor above the motto scroll, "Steady" and the title tablet "Hood". Hood was the 7th. Battalion of the 2nd.Royal Naval Brigade,Royal Naval Division.
Royal Naval Division. King's crown bi / metal cap badge with two loops and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse worn by the 1st. [Drake ] Battalion of the 1st. Royal Naval Brigade. A sailing ship upon a globe and the motto scroll,to the centre of a wreath of oak, surmounted by the crown resting upon a furled tablet,"Drake".
Royal Naval Division. Brass WW I shoulder title,Nelson. Worn by the 5th.[Nelson] Battalion of the 2nd.Royal Naval Brigade.
Royal Naval Division. Brass WW I cap badge with two loops and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse. A hawk with outspread wings upon a scroll and tablet bearing the motto, "Strike" and the title, "Hawke". Worn by the 2nd [ Hawke ] Battalion,1st. Royal Naval Brigade. [Staining to chest and wing.]
Royal Naval Division. Scarce WW I gold bullion wire embroidered cap tally," Royal Naval Division" . Worn in the early years of the war by men of the Division in khaki uniforms with sailor's caps. [Very slight tear and pin-holes each side of the title where it was removed from a frame.]
Royal Naval Patrol Service. Small silvered sew-on sleeve badge with registration number to the reverse. A shark and two sea-mines to the centre of a submarine net within a roped circle with a Naval Crown above and the scrolls "M / S" and "A / S" below. Worn by the men on Mine-sweeping and Anti-submarine ships based at the "Sparrow's Nest" in Lowestoft in Suffolk.
Royal Naval Patrol Service. Small white metal sleeve qualification badge with original brooch pin fitting and registration number to the reverse. A shark and two sea-mines in an anti-submarine net to the centre of a roped circlet bearing scrolls "MS" and "AS" surmounted by a Naval Coronet. Worn by the men stationed at the "Sparrow's Nest" in Lowestoft Suffolk,on Mine Sweeping and Anti-Submarine duties.
Royal Naval Reserve. Excellent quality king's crown gilt and enamel lapel / sweetheart brooch with brooch pin fitting to the reverse. The fouled anchor and "RNR" monogram to the centre of a crowned wreath of laurel in gilt on a black background.
Royal Naval Reserve. Extremely rare Victorian officers bullion wire cap badge. The fouled anchor and the letters "RNR" to the centre of a double roped circlet,within a wreath of gold wire and surmounted by a Victorian crown with red inserts to the cushion.[Black velvet centre slightly worn.]
Royal Naval School of Music-Royal Marines. Scarce king's crown large size brass helmet plate with two loops to the reverse worn only from 1903-1912. The globe to the centre of a circlet bearing the Royal Marine's motto,with the fouled anchor below and the honour scroll "Gibraltar" above, all within a wreath of laurel,on a crowned multi-rayed star plate. [See Rawlinson's book- Personal Distinctions,page 283.] [Plate is approx. 11 x 14 cms.]
Royal Naval Transport. King's crown bullion wire embroidered officers cap badge. The silver fouled anchor to the centre of a blue embroidered circlet bearing the title," H.M.Transport" within a gold bullion wire wreath surmounted by the red inset crown.
Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Scarce gold bullion wire embroidered full length cap tally still tied as removed from the cap. A crowned fouled anchor flanked by the letters, "R.N.and V.R.". [Some light staining ]
Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Extremely rare WW I king's crown bronze lapel badge with buttonhole fitting to the reverse worn by the R.N.V.R. Dover Anti-Aircraft Corps from 1914 until 1916. A fouled anchor and the letters,"R.N.V.R." to the centre of a roped circle with the crown above and the scroll,"Dover Anti-Aircraft Corps" below.
Royal Naval Volunteers. Scarce WW I king's crown bullion wire embroidered officers cap badge. The letters "RNV" and a fouled anchor on a padded ground of black velvet within a double roped circlet to the centre of a wreath of laurel surmounted by a red velvet inset crown. [Many of the Royal Naval Division officers came from the Royal Naval Volunteers] [Centre and crown velvet with wear ] [Tip of crown is present,badge has been shaped to fit cap.]
Royal Navy Printed blue on white tropical example of the Torpedo Anti-Submarine sleeve badge. Crossed torpedoes pierced by a harpoon and coil of rope.[Edges frayed]
Royal Navy-Argentina. Scarce WWII embroidered example of the red on blue nationality shoulder title,Argentina,worn by volunteers who served with the Royal Navy.
Royal Navy. Embroidered king\'s crown example of the WW II Wren Petty Officers headdress badge. A blue fouled anchor on a padded black velvet backing inside a crowned ciclet. [Slight fading to right side of crown]
Royal Navy. King's crown deeply padded Petty Officers cap badge. The fouled anchor on a ground of black velvet within double gold wire circles surmounted by a gold wire crown with red velvet insert.. [Slight moth below the anchor and backing cloth absent revealing metal "stiffener"]
Royal Navy. Bullion gold wire embroidered king's crown Petty Officers sleeve insignia. A pair of crossed fouled anchors surmounted by the king's crown.
Royal Navy. Gold wire embroidered sleeve trade badge worn by a Physical and Recreational Training Instructor. Crossed Indian Clubs with a star above and below on a "tombstone" shaped backing.
Royal Navy. Extremely rare victorian gold bullion wire embroidered Chief Petty Officer's sleeve badge. The fouled anchor within a wreath of oak below a victorian crown all on a black melton cloth background. The reverse still retains the original contractors label for Abrahams of London.[Approx 10x11 cms]
Royal Navy. Sealed pattern example of the red cross within a blue circle surmounted by the king's crown on a white backing. Affixed with lead seal to a 1949 dated "Admiralty Duplicate Pattern " oilcloth label and a "Resealed " one for 1969,stating that the crown is to be "St.Edwards"
Royal Navy. Exceptionally rare victorian gold bullion wire sleeve badge worn by a Gunnery Instructor. Gold bullion wire and red velvet crown above a heavily gold wire embroidered cannon,backed by a musket and a cutlass. All embroidered on black melton cloth with original paper backing to the reverse. [Worn approx 1860-1885]
Royal Navy. Extremely rare victorian Chief Petty Officer's cap badge. Brass and gold bullion wire fouled anchor on a padded ground of black velvet encircled by two gold wire rings. Above this the gold wire victorian crown, again deeply padded,has purple velvet insets.
Royal Navy. King's crown gold bullion wire embroidered sleeve trade badge,worn by a Torpedo Coxwain. Crossed torpedoes with the crown above and a ship's wheel below on a black "tombstone " backing.
Royal Navy. Scarce king's crown Engine Room Artificer's cap badge. A brass fouled anchor on a purple backing within double gold bullion wire roped circles, surmounted by the crown that has red velvet inserts. [Purple centre a little worn ]
Royal Navy. WW II king's crown officers bullion wire embroidered cap badge still affixed to the cap band. The silvered fouled anchor on a black background to the centre of a gold bullion wire wreath surmounted by the crown with red velvet and coloured "jewel" insert.
Royal Navy. Officers king's crown WW II economy issue cap badge,with curved shape to fit the cap correctly. The silvered fouled anchor on a black background to the centre of a gilt wreath and surmounted by the crown that has a red velvet insert. [This type of badge was produced during the war due to the lack of gold bullion wire]
Royal Navy. Excellent quality deeply padded bullion wire embroidered king's crown Chief Petty Officer's cap badge worn by a Civil Branch C.P.O. The gold metal fouled anchor on a black velvet ground to the centre of two wire circles surmounted by the crown. The crown is in gold bullion wire with red velvet insert.
Royal Navy. WW I era king's crown officers Royal Naval Transport bullion wire embroidered cap badge. The white metal fouled anchor to the centre of a blue circlet bearing the title,R-N-Transport,within a bullion wire wreath,with red velvet inset crown above. [Slight wire loss to left side and reverse backing]
Royal Navy. Scarce WW II printed white on blue shoulder title,Royal Navy.
Royal Navy. WW II gold bullion wire embroidered on a black semi-circular backing sleeve badge worn by a Chief Petty Officer-Gunner. A gun with a star above. [Slight Verdigris to the wire]
Royal Navy. Scarce embroidered Victorian "Marksman" sleeve trade badge. A pair of crossed muskets with slings,in red on a black "tombstone" shaped backing.
Royal Navy. Early pattern king's crown deeply padded red on black embroidered Petty Officers cap badge. The fouled anchor within a roped circlet on a padded black velvet ground,surmounted by a red crown with black velvet insert.
Royal Navy. WW II king's crown officers gold bullion wire embroidered cap badge. The white metal fouled anchor to the centre of a gold wire wreath surmounted by the crown with red velvet insert,all on a black backing.
Royal Netherlands Army. Excellent quality gold bullion wire on khaki backing example of the Royal Lion and Motto of the House of Orange.
Royal New Zealand Armoured Corps. Excellent quality king's crown officers sil / gilt cap badge with two loops and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse. A WW I style tank and crossed cavalry lances to the centre of a crowned wreath of fern above the title scroll.
Royal New Zealand Artillery. Brass king's crown cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. An old style field-gun with the crowned "Ubique " motto above and the title scroll,"Royal N.Z. Artillery" below.
Royal Newfoundland Regiment. Excellent quality king's crown bronze cap badge with two loops and makers details for Scully Montreal to the reverse. A stag's head in profile surmounted by the crown,above a furled scroll bearing the title,"Newfoundland".
Royal Norfolk Regiment. Officers silver [not marked] small size beret badge with two long loops [squeezed in ] to the reverse. The figure of Britannia.
Royal Norfolk Regiment. Pair of officers silver [not marked ] collar badges with single lug fittings to the reverse. The figure of Britannia.
Royal Norfolk Regiment. Pair of brass shoulder titles,Royal / Norfolk.
Royal Norfolk Regiment. Scarce anodised aluminium beret size cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse bearing makers details for Firmin London. The figure of Britannia.
Royal Norfolk Regiment. Printed WW II white on red shoulder title,Royal Norfolk,that has been shaped at the ends.
Royal North Devonshire Hussars. King's crown brass cap badge with slider fitting and crown strengthening bar to the reverse. The NDH cypher surmounted by the crown. [Badge is slightly "grubby" ]
Royal North Devonshire Hussars. King's crown brass cap badge with two loops and makers details for Lambourne Birmingham to the reverse. The "NDH" cypher surmounted by the crown.
Royal North Devonshire Yeomanry.[Hussars ] Rare king's crown officers bronze cap badge with two blades to the reverse. The Crest of Lord Rolle to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title,Royal North Devon Hussars.
Royal North West Mounted Police. Scarce brass shoulder title,with makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse,RNWMP.
Royal Northumberland Fusiliers. Pair of brass other ranks shoulder titles, N grenade / Royal / F. [Other ranks titles do not "face"] [Slight staining to one]
Royal Northumberland Fusiliers. Printed WW II white on red shoulder title,R.Northumberland Fus.
Royal Northumberland Fusiliers. WW II printed white on red shoulder title,R.Northumberland Fus. [Paper stuck to reverse.]
Royal Northumberland Fusiliers. WW II plastic economy issue cap badge with two blades to the reverse. St.George to the centre of a circlet bearing the motto on the ball of a fused grenade.
Royal Norwegian Air Force. Unusual sterling silver R.N.A.F. pilot's identity bracelet. The Norwegian Lion in enamel above a pair of wings flanked by the letters "R.N.A.F." The reverse is stamped "Stirling" and is engraved with the original owners name.
Royal Observer Corps. Scarce WW II printed light blue on black shoulder title,Seaborne. Worn by the very few members of the R.O.C. that accompanied the invasion forces to Normandy in June 1944.
Royal Observer Corps. King's crown white metal cap badge worn by members of the Observer Corps, an Elizabethan "coast-watcher" above a scroll,Forewarned is Forearmed,with two loops to the reverse.
Royal Observer Corps. Scarce queen's crown officers gilt and bullion wire embroidered cap badge. An Elizabethan "coast-watcher" and the motto scroll "Forewarned Is Forearmed " to the centre of a crowned wreath of laurel on a black padded background.
Royal Observer Corps. King's crown silvered cap badge with two loops to the reverse. An Elizabethan "Coast-watcher"within a crowned wreath of laurel with a scroll to the lower part,"Forewarned Is Forearmed" [Appears to be an "other ranks" pattern that has been silvered for officer use or ??]
Royal Observer Corps. Embroidered king's crown example of the light and dark blue WW II overall / tunic insignia. The eagle to the centre of a crowned circle bearing the title.
Royal Ordnance Factories. WW II printed example of the yellow monogram and title,"ROF" and " Front Line Duty" upon a pair of crossed aerial bombs on a blue backing,still affixed to a section of black material backing. Worn by R.O.F. employees on overalls and work-smocks as metal badges were not permitted. [Paper stuck to reverse,removed from old album]
Royal Ordnance Factories. Scarce silver painted plastic headdress / overall "sew on" badge. A pair of crossed bombs bearing the letters "ROF" and the scroll, "Front Line Duty". [Plastic and cloth badges replaced metal badges early in the war because of the dangers of working with machinery and explosives.]
Royal Pioneer Corps. Officers silvered king's crown full sized cap badge with two loops to the reverse. A rifle,shovel and pick-axe wreathed in laurel with a crown above and the motto scroll below.
Royal Regiment Of Fusiliers. Pair of queen's crown officers sil / gilt collar badges. St. George and the dragon to the centre of a fused grenade with crown.
Royal Regiment of Fusiliers. [City of London Regiment] Brass Victorian other ranks cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The English Rose to the centre of a Garter Strap surmounted by the crown,upon the ball of a fused grenade.
Royal Scots Fusiliers. Brass victorian other ranks glengarry grenade,the Royal Arms with large victorian crown to the top,and two loops to the reverse.
Royal Scots Fusiliers. Pair of other ranks bi / metal collar badges. A thistle upon the ball of a fused grenade.
Royal Scots of Canada. Scarce white metal Victorian cap badge with two loops to the reverse. A Boar's head and the number "5" to the centre of a crowned oval bearing the motto "Neb Oblivis Caris" flanked by double scrolls bearing the titles,upon the Star of the Order of the Thistle.
Royal Scots of Canada. [Highlanders] White metal Victorian crown cap badge with two loops to the reverse. A boar's head and the number "5" to the centre of an oval bearing the motto, "Ne Oblivis Caris" flanked by double title scrolls upon the Star of the Order of the Thistle. [Note title change from "Scots" to "Highlanders" as in item 18287.]
Royal Scots [Lothian Regiment] Bi /metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse. St.Andrew holding his cross above a scroll bearing the title,to the centre of the Star of the Order of the Thistle.[Now with red cloth backing for display]
Royal Scots [The Royal Regiment] WW II plastic economy issue cap badge with two blades and makers details for Stanley Walsall to the reverse. St.Andrew on a red background above the title scroll, upon the Star of the Order of the Thistle.
Royal Scots [The Royal Regiment] Officers silver, gilt and green enamel cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The Star of the Order of the Thistle.
Royal Scots [The Royal Regiment] Plastic WW II economy issue cap badge with two blades and makers details for Stanley Walsall to the reverse. St.Andrew and the title scroll to the centre of the Star of the Order of the Thistle,with red insert to the void.
Royal Scots [The Royal Regiment] Pair of brass shoulder titles,Royal Scots.
Royal Scots [The Royal Regiment] Scarce WW II printed white on red shoulder title,Royal Scots. [Glue marks to the reverse.]
Royal Scots. Bi / metal other ranks cap badge with two loops to the reverse. St.Andrew above the title scroll,The Royal Scots,upon the Star of the Order of the Thistle.
Royal Scots.[Lothian Regiment.] Scarce white metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the 5th. Volunteer Battalion The Royal Scots. These titles upon the Star of the Order of the Thistle with the figure of St. Andrew to the centre. [Formed at Leith in 1888 from the 1st.Midlothian Rifle Volunteers.]
Royal Scots.[Lothian Regiment] White metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by Volunteer Battalions ? St. Andrew to the centre of the Star of the Order of the Thistle above a scroll,"The Royal Scots".
Royal Scots.[Royal Regiment] Pair of Lieutenant's embroidered pale green tropical shoulder strap slip-ons. The letters "R.S" below two white embroidered rank "pips". [Not an exact match,but belonged to the same officer.]
Royal Scottish Reserve Regiment. White metal field service or slouch hat badge with original brooch pin to the reverse worn by the Scottish Reserve Regiments during the Boer War. A thistle with leaves.
Royal Signals. Printed example of the Air Formation Signals 2nd.Pattern formation sign. The outline of an airplane in red upon three stripes in Royal Signal colours.
Royal Signals. Pale tropical k.d. shoulder slide with embroidered rank insignia for a colonel,and R.Signals metal shoulder title.
Royal Sussex Regiment-Territorials. Scarce officers bronze service dress cap badge with two blades and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse,worn by the 5th. [Cinque Ports ] Battalion. A shield bearing the Arms of the Cinque Ports upon the maltese cross and Roussillion Plume above the title scroll.
Royal Sussex Regiment-Volunteers. Scarce white metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the 1st. Volunteer Battalion. The Star of the Order of the Garter and the Roussillon Plume above double scrolls."The Royal Sussex Regt." and "1st. V.B."
Royal Sussex Regiment. Officers bronze service dress cap badge with two blades to the reverse. The Star of the Order of the Garter and the Roussillion Plume above a tri-part scroll bearing the title.
Royal Sussex Regiment. WW II printed white on red shoulder title,Royal Sussex.
Royal Sussex Regiment. Embroidered WW II era orange / yellow on blue shoulder title,Royal Sussex Regt.
Royal Sussex Regiment. Silver and enamel tie-pin style brooch with "silver" stamp to the reverse. Design as for cap badge in silver highlighted with red and blue enamel.
Royal Sussex Regiment. WW I all brass economy issue cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse bearing makers details for Smith and Wright Birmingham. The Star of the Order of the Garter and the Roussillon Plume above the title scroll.
Royal Sussex Regiment. Pair of brass shoulder titles,R.Sussex.
Royal Sussex Regiment. WW II mint unissued printed orange and blue rectangle worn by Battalions of the Royal Sussex Regiment.
Royal Tank Corps Scarce king's crown white metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse. A WW I style tank above the motto scroll, "Fear Naught" within a crowned wreath of laurel. [Pattern issued in 1924 and withdrawn shortly afterwards as the tank appears to be going backwards when worn in the beret.]
Royal Tank Corps / Regiment Silver bullion wire embroidered on a black backing,crewman's arm badge. A WW I style tank. [Paper stuck to reverse,removed form old album]
Royal Tank Corps / Regiment. Pair of king's crown officers bronze service dress collar badges. A WW I style tank to the centre of a crowned wreath of laurel,with the motto scroll,"Fear Naught" below. [All loops present,but squashed in]
Royal Tank Corps / Regiment. WW II plastic economy issue cap badge with two blades and makers details for Stanley Walsall to the reverse. A WW I style tank and the motto scroll, "Fear Naught " to the centre of a crowned wreath of laurel.
Royal Tank Corps / Regiment. King's crown officers silver plated cap badge with two [of the three ]loops and a "P" stamp to the reverse. A WW I style tank to the centre of a crowned laurel wreath with the motto scroll "Fear Naught" below.
Royal Tank Corps / Regiment. WW II finely embroidered crewman's arm badge. A WWI style tank.
Royal Tank Corps / Regiment. Embroidered sleeve qualification badge worn by Driver-Mechanics. A five pointed star [Mullet] outlined in black on a khaki circle.
Royal Tank Corps. Small silver and enamel old comrades / sweetheart lapel badge with brooch pin fitting and "silver" stamp to the reverse. Design as 1924 pattern [rear facing tank] cap badge. [Approx 2 x 2 cms.]
Royal Tank Regiment. Officers queen's crown frosted silvered cap badge with two loops to the reverse. A WW I style tank within a crowned wreath of laurel above the motto scroll,"Fear Naught".
Royal Ulster Rifles. Extremely scare white metal king's crown field-service cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The crowned Angel Harp above the motto scroll.[Approx 4.5 cms high.]
Royal Ulster Rifles. King's crown officers silvered boss badge with long screw bolt fitting to the reverse. The title scroll, "Royal Ulster Rifles" across the centre of a crowned Angel Harp upon a rifle green corded boss.
Royal Warwickshire Regiment-Volunteers. Victorian black-brass glengarry badge with two loops to the reverse and remains of red cloth backing to the voided centre. A strung bugle horn to the centre of a circlet bearing the title,"1st.Voln.Batn. Warwickshire" on a crowned maltese cross with lions between each of the arms.
Royal Warwickshire Regiment-Volunteers. White metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The antelope upon a torse and the title scroll," 1 st. V.B. Royal Warwickshire " with a tablet in between bearing the South Africa honour.
Royal Warwickshire Regiment-Volunteers. White metal Victorian other ranks helmet plate with three loops to the reverse worn by the 2nd. Volunteer Battalion. The Antelope to the centre of a circlet bearing the title "Warwickshire 2nd.Volr. Battn." within a wreath of laurel on a multi-rayed star plate. [Front of plate in "grubby" condition ]
Royal Warwickshire Regiment-Volunteers. White metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The antelope standing upon a tablet bearing the South Africa honour above the title scroll, " 1st.V.B.Royal Warwickshire".
Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Officers bronze service dress cap badge with three blades to the reverse. The antelope on a torse above the title scroll, "Royal Warwickshire".
Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Scarce WW I enamelled lapel badge with buttonhole fitting and makers details for Dingley Birmingham to the reverse. The king's crown and "G R " above the title "Birmingham Battalion 1914" in gold lettering on a ground of white enamel. [Worn before the issue of uniforms by the Kitcheners Army Volunteers for the 1st,2nd,and 3rd,.Service Battalions [Birmingham] of the Royal Warwickshire Regiment.]
Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Officers white metal Victorian foreign service helmet pagri badge with original heavy brooch pin fitting to the reverse. The antelope to the centre of a crowned Garter Strap within a wreath of laurel. [Approx 7 x 5 cms.]
Royal Warwickshire Yeomanry. Bronze cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse bearing makers details for Gaunt London. The Bear and Staff from the Crest of the Earl of Warwick.
Royal Welsh Fusiliers-Volunteers. White metal fur-cap grenade with two loops to the reverse worn by Volunteer Battalions of the Royal Welsh Fusiliers. The Prince of Wales's plumes to the centre of a fused grenade.
Royal Welsh Fusiliers. WW II plastic economy issue cap badge with two blades to the reverse. The Prince of Wales's plumes to the centre of a circlet bearing the title upon the ball of a fused grenade.
Royal West African Frontier Force. Unmarked silver officers pagri badge with original brooch pin fitting to the reverse. A palm tree above the title scroll, "R.W.A.F.F.".
Royal West African Frontier Force. Embroidered black on khaki WW II shoulder strap slip-on,RWAFF. With locally added Artillery red / blue strip affixed to khaki backing,with tape fittings to the reverse. [Possibly an Engineer unit also,depending on which arm it was worn on.]
Royal West African Frontier Force. WW II printed example of the yellow palm tree and R.W.A.F.F title on a green background,with jungle green k.d. backing material to the reverse.
Royal West African Frontier Force. WW II black on jungle green tropical k.d. shoulder strap slip-on,R.W.A.F.F., with pale canvas loop to the reverse.
Royal West African frontier Force. Bronzed shoulder title,GCR / RWAFF, worn by the Gold Coast Regiment of the Royal West African Frontier Force.
Royal West African Frontier Force. WW II printed black on khaki shoulder strap slip-on,R.W.A.F.F.,with canvas loop to the reverse.
Royal West African Frontier Force. Brass cap badge with slider fitting and makers details for Dowler Birmingham to the reverse. A palm tree above the scroll,"R.W.A.F.F.".
Royal West African Frontier Force. Silver and enamel tie-pin style brooch with "Silver " stamp and safety locking pin to the reverse. A palm tree on a green enamel ground above the scroll, "R.W.A.F.F." in blue enamel.
Royal West African Frontier Force. Officers gilt cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse bearing makers details for Gaunt London. A palm tree above the scroll, "R.W.A.F.F."
Royal West Kent Regiment [Queen's Own] Brass king's crown pouch badge with three [of four] heavy blade fittings to the reverse. The Royal Crest above a furled scroll, The Queen's Own. [Approx 10 x 7 cms]
Royal West Kent Regiment. Excellent quality silver and enamel sweetheart brooch with original pin fitting to the reverse,Sterling stamp,and makers details for "TLM" The White Horse of Kent standing upon the motto scroll "Invicta" in light blue enamel,and the title scroll in dark blue enamel,Royal West Kent.
Royal West Kent Regiment. Officers hallmarked silver cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The White Horse of Kent standing upon double scrolls bearing the motto and title . [Makers details for "F & S" and Birmingham hallmarks with indistinct date stamp in the curves of the scrolls.]
Royal West Kent Regiment. WW II plastic economy issue cap badge with two blades to the reverse. The White Horse of Kent with the " Invicta" motto above the title scroll.
Royal West Kent Regiment. Printed WW II white on red shoulder title,Royal West Kent.
Royal West Kent Regiment. WW II printed example of the White Horse and Motto of Kent on a blue triangle still affixed to a section of battledress. Worn by the 1st.Battalion Royal West Kent Regiment.
Royal West Kent Regiment. Scarce brass shoulder title,R.W.Kent / Kent County. Worn by the WW I raised 10th. Service Battalion [Kent County.]
Royal West Kent Regiment. Early pattern white metal cap badge with three loops to the reverse. The White Horse and motto of Kent above a tri-part title scroll. [Bottom left loop with solder re-inforcing.]
Royal West Kent Regiment. Other ranks bi / metal helmet plate centre with three [of four] loops to the reverse designed to be worn on the universal helmet back-plate. The White Horse of Kent to the centre of a circlet bearing the title.
Royal West Kent Regiment. Brass shoulder title,T / 5 / R.W.Kent. Worn by the 5th.[Bromley ]Territorial Battalion Royal West Kent Regiment.
Royal Westmoreland Militia. Rare Victorian officers silvered helmet plate with two loops and two fixing wires to the reverse. The VR cypher to the centre of a curled bugle horn above a scroll bearing the title "Royal Westmoreland " upon a multi-rayed star plate surmounted by the crown.
Royal Wiltshire Imperial Yeomanry. Brass shoulder title,RWIY.[Mentioned in Westlake but not shown]
Royal Wiltshire Yeomanry. Scarce embroidered red on yellow shoulder title,R.W.Y., worn for a very short time in the 1950's when the R. Wiltshire Yeomanry were assigned an Anti-Tank role with Cromwells and Charioteers. [Inked notation to reverse.]
Royal Wiltshire Yeomanry. [Prince of Wales's Own] Scarce early pattern bi /metal item of horse-furniture,with original leather backing to the reverse. The Prince of Wales's plumes mounted to the centre of a circlet bearing the title.
Royal Wiltshire Yeomanry.[Prince of Wales's Own] NCO's near mint condition bi / metal sleeve badge with three loops to the reverse. The Prince of Wales's plumes.[Approx 6 x 6 cms]
Rugby School-Warwickshire. Brass cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. A lion's paw holding a palm leaf with dates,above a scroll," Rugby"
Russian Insignia. Rare WW II stencilled yellow on black crylic lettering insignia worn on the shoulder strap by sailors of the Black Sea Fleet in the Soviet Navy.
Rutland Home Guard. Scarce brass cap badge with two loops to the reverse. A horse-shoe bearing the title ,"Rutland". As the smallest county in England at the time,Rutland formed only one Home Guard Battalion based at Oakham. [Slight verdigris to one side.]
Rutlandshire Militia, Bronze glengarry badge with original brooch pin fitting to the reverse. The castle and key to the centre of a strap bearing the motto, "Montis Insignia Calpe".
Rutlish School-O.T.C. Brass cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. Five eagles upon a shield above the tri-part motto scroll, "Modeste Strenue Sancte"
Salisbury Plain District. Embroidered example of the multi-coloured "Great Cromlech of Stonehenge" worn in WW II as part of Southern Command
Salisbury Plain District. Printed WW II example of the "Great Cromlech at Stonehenge" on a multi-coloured circular ground.
Salvage Steward. WW II scarce red plastic lapel badge with brooch pin fitting and makers details for "F & G "to the reverse. A large letter "S" and the titles "Salvage Steward" to the centre of a circlet surmounted by the king's crown. Under the control of the Ministry of Supply, Salvage Stewards organised the collection of all types of materials,from metal to paper.
Saskatchewan Border Regiment. Scarce bronze cap badge with two loops to the reverse. A map of Canada on a shield to the centre of a wreath of maple surmounted by a beaver. Across the centre a tri-part scroll bearing the title,"Saskatchewan Border Regiment".
Saskatoon Light Infantry-Machine Gun. Printed WW II yellow on black semi-circular shoulder title,SASK-L-I / M.G. / Canada.
School of Artillery. Scarce brass shoulder title,S of A. Worn after 1920 when the School of Gunnery was redesignated School of Artillery.
School of Gunnery. Scarce brass shoulder title,S of G. Worn at the Shoeburyness School of Gunnery, [Title changed to S of A, after being redesignated School of Artillery in 1920.]
School of Musketry-Canada. Scarce brass WW I king's crown C.E.F. cap badge with two loops to the reverse. Crossed rifles,a beaver and the letters "CSM" to the centre of a crowned wreath of maple. [See item 18733 for scarce collar badges]
School of Musketry-Canada. Scarce pair of brass king's crown collar badges. Crossed rifles,a beaver and the letters "CSM" to the centre of a crowned wreath of maple. [See item 18721 for scarce cap badge]
School of Musketry. Brass king's crown cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. Crossed rifles surmounted by the crown.
Scinde Horse-Indian Army. Excellent quality officers sil / gilt shoulder title with makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse. The Prince of Wales's plumes flanked by the letters "S H".
Scots Guards. Pair of WW II embroidered yellow on blue shoulder titles,Scots Guards.
Scots Guards. Embroidered white on khaki WW I shoulder title. A thistle above the letters "S.G".
Scots Guards. Officers sil /gilt and enamel cap star with two loops to the reverse. The Star of the Order of the Thistle.
Scots Guards. Warrant Officers sil / gilt and enamel cap star with two loops and makers details for Ludlow London to the reverse. The Star of the Order of the Thistle. A diamond cut star with gilt centre backed with green enamel. [Gilt now brass and the centre held by a sewing pin]
Scots Guards. WW II plastic economy issue cap star with two blades to the reverse. The Star of the Order of the Thistle. [Very slight curve to the badge]
Scots Guards. WW II era embroidered yellow on blue shoulder title,Scots Guards.
Scottish Horse Brass cap badge with two loops to the reverse. St. Andrew's Cross to the centre of an oval bearing the title and the date "1900" within a wreath of Bay and Juniper.
Scottish Horse Yeomanry. White metal "Scottish Crown " cap badge with two loops to the reverse. A saltire to the centre of an oval bearing the title and the date 1900,within a wreath of Bay and Juniper with the crown above and double scrolls below carrying the South Africa honours.
Scottish Horse Yeomanry. Scarce white metal small size cap badge with two black loops to the reverse. A saltire to the centre of a circlet bearing the title within a wreath of juniper and bay. [Kipling and King item 1386] [Approx 4 x 3 cms.]
Scottish Horse Yeomanry. Pair of small size early pattern yellow brass collar badges. A saltire to the centre of an oval bearing the title and date "1900" within a half wreath of bay and juniper.
Scottish Horse Yeomanry. Scarce king's crown brass NCO's sleeve badge with two loops and original ? black cloth shaped backing to the reverse. A saltire upon a crowned oval bearing the title above double scrolls carrying the South Africa honour within a wreath of bay and juniper.[Approx 6 cms high.]
Scottish Horse. Pair of brass other ranks shoulder titles,with leaves,as Westlake 358.
Scottish Horse. Brass officers pattern shoulder title,Scottish / Horse.
Scottish Officers Cross-Belt Fittings. Silver plated officers cross-belt lion's head boss, triple strand chain and whistle holder,with original nuts and screw bolts to the reverse. The lion's head mounted to the centre of a wreath of laurel with the chain from it's mouth to the whistle. The whistle holder is decorated with a thistle design and bears makers marks for "J&Co."
Scottish Territorial Red Cross. Brass cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the Scottish Territorial Red Cross Brigade. This title within a wreath of thistle on a circlet around a central shield that has a voided cross to the centre,with red backing cloth to show through the void.
Seaforth Highlanders of Canada. Scarce brass sporran badge with three loops to the reverse. The coronet and letter "L" above a scroll,Cuidich'n Rich.
Seaforth Highlanders of Canada. WW II printed white on blue shoulder title,Seaforth / Canada.
Seaforth Highlanders. Very scarce white metal other ranks Victorian helmet plate with two loops to the reverse worn by the 1st. Administrative Battalion Elginshire Rifle Volunteers. The Scottish thistle to the centre of a strap bearing the title, "1st, A.B. Elginshire Rifles " within a wreath of laurel on a crowned,multi-rayed star plate. [Became 3rd. [Morayshire ] Volunteer Battalion in 1887.]
Seaforth Highlanders. WW II black embroidered on pale k.d. shoulder title,"Seaforth" with a single officers rank "pip" affixed to a tropical shoulder strap slip-on.
Seaforth Highlanders. White metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the 5th. [Sutherland & Caithness] Territorial Battalion Seaforth Highlanders. A Celtic Strap bearing the motto " Sans Peur" with a Scottish mountain cat to the centre.
Seaforth Highlanders. Brass shoulder title,T / 4 / Seaforth,worn by the 4th.Territorial [Ross Highland] Battalion.
Second Canadian Machine Gun Battalion. WW I officers bronze king's crown service dress cap badge with two blades to the reverse. Crossed Vickers guns and the crown on a maple leaf above the title scroll, "Canada".
Sedbergh School -J.T.C. The Arms of the School to the centre of a wreath of laurel bearing "JTC ",above double scrolls carrying the School's title and motto.[Slight polish to centre.]
Serbian Relief Force. Scarce brass shoulder title,SRF. [Some staining]
Shangai Volunteer Corps. Scarce brass cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The "SVC" monogram to the centre of a multi-rayed star above a scroll bearing the date "4th April 1854 ". [This date commemorates the battle fought by the SVC with British and American sailors and marines against Chinese Imperial Troops.] [See B.Renfrew's book "British Colonial Badges " for more information.]
Sherbrooke Fusiliers Regiment-Canada. Single officers sil ./ gilt collar badge with manufacturers ? number "138" to the reverse. A horse's head to the centre of a circlet bearing the title mounted upon the ball of a fused grenade.
Sherbrooke Fusiliers Regiment-Canada. Brass cap badge with two loops to the reverse. A horse's head to the centre of a circlet bearing the title on a fused grenade,with the motto scroll,"Droit Au But" to the lower edge.
Sherwood Foresters [Derbyshire Regiment ] Volunteers. White metal Victorian other ranks glengarry badge with two loops to the reverse. A stag and wreath upon a crowned maltese cross with the " Sherwood-Foresters-Derbyshire" scrolls to the arms,to the centre of a crowned circlet that bears the title,"2nd. Volr. Battn. Derbyshire."
Sherwood Rangers Yeomanry. Brass other ranks shoulder title,SRY.
Sherwood Rangers Yoemanry. Brass shoulder title with makers details for Gaunt London and two of the three loops remaining to the reverse. T / Y / Sherwood Rangers.
Shoeburyness Garrison. Embroidered example of the yellow on blue howitzer gun worn at the Garrison,and later by personnel of the Experimental Establishment.
Shropshire Light Infantry. Hallmarked silver sweetheart or lapel badge with brooch pin fitting makers details for "T W" and Birmingham hallmarks for 1900. A strung bugle horn to the centre of a circlet bearing the title upon a multi-rayed star.
Shropshire Yeomanry. Brass and enamel sweetheart brooch,of cap badge shape,with pin fixing to the reverse.
Shropshire Yeomanry. Brass shoulder title,Y / Shropshire.
Shropshire Yeomanry. Brass king's crown cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. Three leopards' faces on a shield to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title.
Shropshire Yeomanry. Brass shoulder title,T / Y / Shropshire,complete with original shaped back-plate.
Shropshire Yeomanry. Scarce king's crown cast brass cap badge with two loops to the reverse made by the Regiment whilst in Italy during WW II. Three leopard's faces to the voided centre of a crowned strap bearing the title.
Shropshire-Rifle Volunteers. Scarce blackened-white metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The Shropshire's precedence number "48" to the non-voided centre of a strung bugle horn above the title scroll "Shropshire".
Signaller's Trade Badge. WW II printed blue and white on khaki qualified Signallers sleeve trade badge. A pair of blue - blue / white crossed flags.
Sind District. WW II embroidered example of the local native style sailing craft in white on a maroon square,with "hooks and eyes" to the reverse.
Singapore District. Facing pair of embroidered yellow on green "Lion standing under a palm tree".
Singapore District.[Malaya Command] Embroidered example of the yellow lion and palm tree on a green backing above the word,"Malaya" with battledress material to the reverse.
Singapore Guard Regiment. Sheet brass shoulder title,Singapore / Guard / Regiment. [See item 19437 for cap badge]
Singapore Guard Regiment. Silvered ? metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse. An oriental lion above the title scroll, Singapore Guard Regiment. [See item 19333 for shoulder title.]
Sir Roger Manwood's School. Brass cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The Arms of the School.
Sir Winston Churchill. Unusual WW II era ? silver patriotic lapel badge with replaced brooch pin fitting "925" and "T & S Silver " stamps to the reverse. A well detailed head and shoulders profile smoking a cigar. [Very Slight damage to lower edge.]
Skill in Driving Badge [Horses] Scarce WW I era khaki embroidered sleeve "prize " badge awarded for "Skill in Driving" with horse-drawn transport. A spur and a pair of crossed whips.
Skill in Driving Badge. WW II printed black on khaki example of the "Steering Wheel" trade sleeve badge worn by qualified drivers of mechanised units. [Stock photo as I have another example.]
Skill in Driving- Sleeve Badge. Embroidered black on very dark green sleeve trade badge. A stylised steering wheel surmounted by a star.
Skill in Driving.[Horse] Badge. Scarce brass sleeve prize badge awarded for skill in horse driving. Originally for Royal Artillery drivers but later also worn by the Army Service Corps and some Infantry Units. Crossed whips upon a spur.
Soldiers,Sailors and Airmens Families Association. Hall-marked silver and enamel king's crown lapel badge with brooch pin fitting. individual issue number,registration number,Birmingham hallmarks for 1915 and "non-transferable " to the reverse. The S.S.A.F.A. insignia on a ground of white enamel to the centre of a crowned strap bearing the title.
Somaliland Camel Corps. Scarce white metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The head and horns of a Kudu ? antelope above the semi-circular title scroll.
Somaliland Scouts. King's crown white metal cap badge with slider fitting bearing makers details for Gaunt London. The crowned letter "S" backed by a pair of crossed spears.
Somerset Light Infantry-Volunteers. Victorian black-brass other ranks helmet plate with three loops to the reverse. A strung bugle horn to the centre of a circlet bearing the title,"3rd. Vol.Batn. Somerset Light Infantry" upon a crowned maltese cross. [Headquarters at Weston-Super-Mare.]
Somerset Light Infantry-[Prince Albert's ] -Territorials. White metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the 4th and 5th.Battalions Somerset Light Infantry. The "PA" monogram within a strung bugle horn surmounted by a mural crown and scroll bearing the South Africa battle honour.
Somerset Light Infantry. Embroidered yellow on green foreign service helmet pagri badge. A mural crown and strung bugle horn with the "PA" cypher between the strings surmounted by the honour scroll ,"Jellaladad".
Somerset Light Infantry. Yellow on green embroidered shoulder title,Somerset L.I. / XIII. [Two glue spots to reverse.]
Somerset Light Infantry. Pair of other ranks collar badges worn by the 2nd.Volunteer Battalion. " 2VB" between the strings of a bugle horn below the title and Mural Crown.
Somerset Light Infantry. WW II black on khaki shoulder strap slip-on,Somerset,with canvas loops to the reverse.
Somerset Light Infantry. WW II black on khaki shoulder strap slip-on,Somerset,with khaki loop to the reverse.
Somerset Light Infantry. [Prince Albert's] White metal cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse worn by the 4th. and 5th. Territorial Battalions. The "PA" monogram within a bugle horn surmounted by a mural crown and a scroll bearing the South Africa honour.
Somerset Light Infantry.[Prince Albert's Officers bronze service dress cap badge with two blades to the reverse. A strung bugle horn with the "PA" monogram to the centre surmounted by the "Jellalabad" honour and a mural crown. [Small size pattern]
Somerset Rifle Volunteers. Scarce Victorian officers silvered pouch-belt plate with two screw bolts to the reverse. A bugle horn with strings to the centre of a circlet bearing the title,"2nd.Battn. Somerset Rifle Volunteers." within a crowned wreath of laurel. [Headquarters at Taunton]
Somerset Volunteer Training Corps. Brass WW I raised volunteers cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse bearing makers details for Fattorini Bolton. The Wessex Wyvern to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title,"Somerset County" above the scroll, "Volunteer Regiment".
Somersetshire Light Infantry. Scarce officers sil / gilt glengarry badge with two loops and back plate to the reverse. The sphinx and Egypt honour to the centre of a strung bugle horn surmounted by a Mural Crown and the regiment's main honour "Jellalabad" on a ground of black velvet,within a crowned Garter Strap. [Slight wear to velvet centre]
South Africa Military Nursing Services. Silvered ? metal cap badge with original brooch pin fitting to the reverse and strip of orange [S.Afican national colour] backing material. A springbok's head inside a circlet bearing the initials in English and Africaans,S.A.M.N.S. -S.A.M.V.D. [See Owen's book item 1600 onwards.]
South Africa-Cape Light Horse. Scarce brass pouch badge with two screw bolts retaining the original nuts and washers to the reverse. A springbok to the centre of an oval bearing the motto and "Cape" scroll, backed with crossed rifles that carry the "Light Horse " titles,surmounted by the Prince of Wales's plumes.
South Africa-Duke of Edinburgh's Own Volunteer Rifles. White metal Victorian helmet plate with two [of three] loops to the reverse. A thistle to the centre of a strap bearing the title upon the Star of the Order of the Thistle mounted upon a crowned maltese cross plate. [See Owen's book item number 3 ]
South Africa-Natal Field Artillery. King's crown brass cap badge with three loops to the reverse with the addition of an extra small loop to attach to the slouch-hat "turn-up" An old style field-gun with mounted wheel above a scroll bearing the motto,surmounted by the crown and "Natal" title.
South Africa-Pretoria Regiment. Early pattern brass cap / helmet badge with two loops to the reverse. A springbok above a tri-part furled scroll bearing the title "The Pretoria Regt." with the roman numerals "XII" between. [See Owen's book item 672.]
South Africa-Prince Alfred's Guard. Scarce bi /metal helmet plate with two loops to the reverse. A shield bearing the Royal Arms to the centre of a Garter Strap within a wreath of oak and laurel bearing the Prince's cypher above the title scroll all surmounted by the lion and coronet. [Approx 8 cms high.] [See Owen's book item 42.]
South Africa-Tank Corps. WW II white metal beret badge with two loops to the reverse. A WW I style tank to the centre of a wreath of laurel,with the head of a springbok above and the motto scroll,Ons Is below.
South Africa. General officers cap badge,gold bullion wire on an orange back-ground. [old tape marks to the reverse]
South Africa. Scarce brass Boer War shoulder title,I-L-H, worn by the Imperial Light Horse.
South Africa. White metal king's crown slouch hat badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the Cape Police District 2 [Griqualand West] The crowned "CP" cypher enclosing the number "2".[see Owen's book item 1832]
South Africa. Scarce white metal helmet badge with original brooch pin fitting to the reverse worn by the Transvaal Cycle and Motorcycle Corps in the early 1900's. The "TCMC" monogram to the centre of an oval strap bearing the motto,within a wreath of laurel and palm.
South Africa. Sheet brass Boer War shoulder title with two wire loops to the reverse, worn by the Commander in Chief Bodyguard. The entwined letters "CC" above "Bodyguard". [See Owen's book items 1681 and 1682 for similar examples.]
South Africa. Scarce brass king's crown cap badge with two black loops to the reverse,worn by the First Transvaal Volunteers. The "VHV" cypher to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title,within a wreath of oak,that carries a small tablet,"Volunteers". [See Owen's book item 580]
South Africa. King's crown WW I brass cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the Cape Fortress Engineers. The CFE monogram to the centre of crowned Garter Strap within a laurel wreath that carries the title scroll.
South Africa. Witwatersrand Rifles early 1900's white metal helmet badge with two sets of double blade fittings to the reverse. A strung bugle-horn with the letter "WR" to the centre.
South Africa. Brass king's crown cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The Arms of South Africa to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title in English and Afrikaans within a wreath of laurel that bears a scroll,"Engineers.Genie"
South Africa. Rare sheet brass cap badge with two wire loops to the reverse,worn by the South African Service Corps. The letters "SA SC" around a motor car steering wheel held by a pair of gloved hands. [See Owen's book item 1736]
South Africa. Pair of yellow brass collar badges worn by the First City Volunteers. A leopard upon the branch of a tree.
South Africa. Brass king's crown cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the South African Mounted Rifles. A strung bugle-horn surmounted by the crown with scrolls to each side bearing the S.A.M.R. initials in English and Afrikaans. [See Owen's book item 174] [Loops slightly twisted]
South Africa. White metal "general service" cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The springbok's head to the centre of a circlet bearing the motto,"Union is Strength" in English and Afrikaans.
South Africa. Black metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the Kaffarian Rifles. A buffalo's head on a red enamel ground to the centre of a circlet bearing the title and the motto,Nunc Animis,all on a maltese cross.
South Africa. Sheet brass Boer War slouch hat badge with two wire loops to the reverse worn by Driscoll's Scouts. This title on a scroll above an Angel Harp and the motto "Thorough " connected by laurel sprays.
South Africa. Bronze WW II small size headdress badge with two loops to the reverse,worn by Prince Alfred's Guard. The Coat of Arms to the centre of a Garter Strap within a wreath of oak and laurel with a Royal Coronet above and the title scroll and Prince Alfred's cypher below.[See Owen's book item 51] [Slight verdigris to reverse]
South Africa. White metal king's crown helmet badge with three loops to the reverse worn by the Natal Mounted Rifles. The cypher NMR,surmounted by a crown. [See Owen's book item 474]
South Africa. White metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the South African Light Horse. The date "1899" to the centre of a maltese cross with the letters "SALH" to each arm. [See Owen's book item 1665]
South Africa. White metal lapel badge with original brooch pin and issue number to the reverse,worn by Ex-service men. The Arms of South Africa to the centre of a circlet bearing,"For Loyal Service" in English and Afrikaans.
South Africa. Scarce sheet brass Boer War slouch hat badge with two loops to the reverse worn by French's Scouts. The letter "S" bisecting the title "Frenchs" [See Owen's book item 1763] [Original wire loops probably replaced ]
South Africa. White metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the 3rd.Battalion Transvaal Cadets. This title on a circlet upon a multi-rayed star with the antelope and motto to the centre.[See Owen's book item 2891]
South Africa. Bronze headdress badge with original brooch pin fitting to the reverse worn by the Kimberly Regiment. This title on a circlet with a diamond in a wreath to the centre,upon the star of the Order of the Thistle.
South Africa. White metal king's crown cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse,worn by the Royal Durban Light Infantry. An African landscape on a shield to the centre of a crowned bugle horn,with the motto,"Primus in Africa" to the lower half.
South Africa. Brass general service pattern cap badge with two loops to the reverse. A springbok's head to the centre of a circlet bearing the motto,"Union Is Strength"in English and Afrikaans.
South Africa. Scarce brass shoulder title,the letters,NNC, in script form,worn by the Natal Native Contingent from 1879-1906. [See Owen's book item 2174.]
South Africa. Rare Boer War sheet brass slouch hat badge with two brass wire loops to the reverse,worn by Kitchener's Horse. The title "Kitcheners" across a stylized letter "h". [See Owen's book item 1701.]
South Africa. Three early items of insignia purchased together from an old collection. Small brass springbok's head with loops to the reverse,and two gold bullion wire titles, "South / Africa". [Titles both in mothed condition.]
South Africa. Bronzed cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the South African Heavy Artillery. This title on a tri-part scroll surmounted by a Springbok's head and crossed gun barrels.
South Africa. Rare sheet brass cap badge with two wire loops to the reverse worn by the Karoo Schutters. A figure swimming in the water towards a ship, to the centre of an oval bearing motto scrolls,"Non Sibi Sed" and "Patriae" and flanked by the letters "KS".[See Owen's book item 1755]
South Africa. Scarce Boer War sheet brass slouch hat badge with two wire loops to the reverse,OLH. Worn by Orpen's Light Horse.
South Africa. Scarce white metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the First Volunteer Transport Corps [Transvaal] from 1903-1913. A horse's head, a pair of wings and the motto scroll "Forward " on a spoked wheel to the centre of an alternating plain and multi-rayed pointed star,above the title scroll. [See Owen's book item 1673.]
South Africa. Scarce Boer War sheet brass slouch hat badge with two wire loops to the reverse,WPMR. Worn by the Western Province Mounted Rifles.
South Africa. Boer War era sheet brass slouch hat badge with two wire loops to the reverse. The letters "M-D-F " worn by an unknown unit.
South African Air Force. Fine quality pair of gold ?? king's crown pilot's mess dress or sweetheart wings with original brooch pin fitting and safety chain,and indistinct marking "9c" ?? to the reverse. The enamelled Arms of the Union flanked by a pair of wings and surmounted by the red enamelled crown. [Slight damage to the enamel at top left.] [See Owen's book item 1509 for exact same size of wing.]
South African Air Force. King's crown gilt and bullion wire embroidered 1950's officers cap badge. The gilt eagle to the centre of a bullion crown with red velvet insert,and a half wreath of laurel.
South African Air Force. Pair of WW II embroidered slightly padded S.A.A.F. pilot's qualification wings. The Arms of South Africa within a wreath and surmounted by a red inset crown,flanked by a pair of oatmeal coloured wings.
South African Air Force. Excellent quality king's crown gilt and enamel Navigator's mess dress wing with two loops to the reverse. A half-wing with the Arms of South Africa in various coloured enamels to the centre of a wreath surmounted by the crown. [Finish much brighter than picture shows.]
South African Air Force. Scarce WW II S.A.A.F. navigators half wing. The Arms of South Africa emboidered in various colours below a king's crown.
South African Air Force. Pair of brass king's crown collar badges. The eagle within a crowned wreath,above a scroll bearing S.A.A.F-S.A.L.M. [English and Afrikaans]
South African Forces. Embroidered WW II half green and half yellow rectangle worn by the South African Infantry. [Usually worn in a "diamond " shape.] [Glue spots to reverse]
South African Forces. Scarce WW II sand, black and sky blue camouflaged steel helmet with white "Springbok" painted to the front. The interior retains the original good condition elasticated chin-strap, makers details for "Jager Rand " and the date 1942 to the inner cradle,with owners name and three holes to the rim. [This was usual with South African helmets to allow for the use of neck-guards.] [This scheme of camouflage can be seen on the South African armoured vehicles in the Imperial War Museum]
South African Forces. WW II era embroidered red on pale khaki shoulder title,South Africa.
South African Horse. Scarce sheet brass shoulder title,5 / Z-A-R,with integral brass loops to the reverse. Worn in the First World War by the 5th. Zuid Afrikaans Ruiters. [See Owen's book item 2349.]
South African Horse. Sheet brass WW I shoulder title with two integral loops to the reverse, 7 / Z-A-R. Worn by the 7th. Zuid Afrikaans Ruiters.
South African Horse. Scarce brass cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the South African Horse Machine Gun Section. A machine Gun to the ball of a fused grenade above the scroll, "Ardens". [See Owen's book item 1756.]
South African Infantry. Brass cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by Die Middelandse Regiment after 1937. A ram to the centre of a wreath of laurel above the two-part title scroll. [See Owens's book item 1154]
South African Irish. Scarce WW I brass cap badge with two flat lugs and original green shaped cloth backing to the reverse. A shamrock bearing the titles, "S.A." and "Irish".
South African Nurse. Unusual maroon shoulder strap with green enamel rank bar ? and silver badge affixed to it. An oil lamp and flower spray to the centre of a blue enamel oval bearing the title,"S.A Nursing Council " in English and Afrikaans with a Pretoria makers details and a "Silver" stamp to the reverse.
South African Tank Corps. Two [Not a pair] black metal 1940 pattern S.A.T.C.collars with integral flat loops to the reverse. An old WW I style tank to the centre of a wreath with title scrolls below in English and Afrikaans.
South African-Artillery. Scarce king's crown gilt officers pouch badge with two screw bolts to the reverse. An old style field-gun to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title in English and Afrikaans,within a wreath of laurel. Affixed to the plate in two tubes to the reverse are two arrows connected by chains. [These represent the method of "spiking " the enemies guns in earlier times.]
South African-Artillery. Scarce brass king's crown cap badge with three loops to the reverse worn only from 1915-1922.. An old style field-gun surmounted by the crown and a laurel spray scroll,above the title in English and Afrikaans.
South African-Artillery. King's crown brass cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the Transvaal Horse Artillery. An old style field-gun with mounted wheel above a scroll, "Horse Artillery" and surmounted by the crown and title, "Transvaal".
South East Asia Command. Bullion silver wire on black embroidered shoulder title,S.E.A.C.
South East Asia Command. Unusual locally made embroidered white on red shoulder title,S.E.A.C. [ Title made around a piece of card to keep its shape] [Loose thread on letter "S"]
South East Asia Command. Silver bullion wire embroidered on camel coloured background shoulder title,S.E.A.C.
South Irish Horse Yeomanry. Brass cap badge with two flat lugs to the reverse. A veined shamrock bearing the letters."S I H"
South Irish Horse-Yeomanry. Brass cap badge with two loops to the reverse. A veined shamrock bearing the letters "S I H ". [Inked notation to the reverse.
South Lancashire Regiment [Prince of Wales's Volunteers.] Rare officers silver [not marked] pagri / f.s.cap badge badge with original brooch pin fitting to the reverse. The letters "PWV" surmounted by the Prince of Wales's plumes.
South Lancashire Regiment [Prince of Wales's Volunteers] Pair of officers bronze service dress collar badges. The Prince of Wales's plumes above the title scroll.
South Lancashire Regiment [PWV] White metal other ranks foreign service pagri badge with original brooch pin fitting to the reverse. The sphinx and Egypt honour above the title,"South Lancashire"
South Lancashire Regiment [PWV]-Vounteers. White metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the 2nd.Volunteer Battalion. The Prince of Wales's plumes and the Egypt honour to the centre of scrolls bearing the full titles,connected by a laurel wreath.
South Lancashire Regiment-Volunteers. Brass Victorian other ranks helmet plate with three loops to the reverse. A bugle horn with ribbons to the centre of a circlet bearing the title "South Lancashire 2nd.Volr. Battn." on a crowned maltese cross.
South Lancashire Regiment-Volunteers. White metal Victorian glengarry badge with three loops to the reverse. The sphinx and Egypt honour to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title " South Lancashire 2nd. Volr. Battn."
South Lancashire Regiment-Volunteers. White metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse,worn by the 1st.[Warrington] Volunteer Battalion South Lancashire Regiment,before 1905. The Prince of Wales's plumes and the sphinx resting upon a blank tablet,within a wreath of laurel that carries the title scroll, "South Lancashire" and "Prince of Wales's Vols."
South Lancashire Regiment. Pair of WW II black embroidered on khaki shoulder strap slip-ons,"South Lancashire " with canvas tapes to the reverse. [Reverse tapes of different colour ]
South Lancashire Regiment.[ Prince of Wales's Volunteers] Scarce anodised aluminium cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse bearing makers details for Smith & Wright. The Prince of Wales's Plumes and the sphinx to the centre of a wreath of laurel with upper and lower scrolls bearing the full regimental titles.
South Lancashire Regiment.[Prince of Wales's Volunteers] Officers sil / gilt special pattern waist-belt clasp. The Prince of Wales's plumes, the sphinx and full regimental title to the centre of the circular "male section",and rococo leaf decoration to the belt ends.[No gilt remains,cleaned down to brass]
South Lancashire Regiment.[Prince of Wales's Volunteers] Officers bronze service dress cap badge with two blades to the reverse. The Prince of Wales's plumes and the Egypt honour to the centre of a half wreath of laurel,with upper and lower scrolls bearing the regiments full titles.
South Middlesex Volunteer Rifles. Black-brass king's crown cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The Arms of Middlesex to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title "South Middlesex Volunteer Rifles."
South Midland District. Printed WW II example of the yellow bell on a blue shield. Representing "Great Tom" the bell in Christ Church Oxford the District's H.Q.,as part of Southern Command covering Oxfordshire,Berkshire and parts of Gloucestershire.
South Nottinghamshire Hussars Yeomanry. Bronzed-brass other ranks cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse bearing makers details for Woodward Birmingham. A slip of oak with an acorn.
South Nottinghamshire Hussars. Officers bronze service dress cap badge with two blades to the reverse. An acorn with oak leaves
South Nottinghamshire Hussars. Anodised aluminium cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse bearing makers details for Dowler Birmingham,still affixed to a 1964 dated Inspectorate of Clothing pattern with original wax seal to the reverse. An acorn with leaves.
South of Ireland Imperial Yeomanry. Scarce gilt cap badge with two loops to the reverse. A plain shamrock bearing the letters "S I Y ".
South Oxfordshire Cadets. Rare brass cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. A star with a circular centre bearing various Oxfordshire Arms above the title scroll, "South Oxfordshire Cadets."
South Saskatchewan Regiment. WW II black on khaki shoulder strap slip-on,South / Saskatchewan,with two canvas loops to the reverse.
South Saskatchewan. WW II black on khaki shoulder strap slip on,South / Saskatchewan,with two loop fittings to the reverse.
South Staffordshire Regiment. Victorian bi /metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The Staffordshire Knot and title scroll surmounted by the crown.
South Staffordshire Regiment. Excellent quality king's crown officers sil / gilt cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The Staffordshire Knot surmounted by the crown above the title scroll,"South Staffordshire".
South Staffordshire Regiment. Officers Victorian sil / gilt Home Service helmet plate with three loops to the reverse. The sphinx and Egypt honour on a ground of black velvet to the centre of a Garter Strap within a wreath of laurel that carries the title scroll,all mounted upon a crowned multi-rayed back-plate.
South Staffordshire Regiment. Pair of other ranks white metal collar badges with single lug fitting and original "Brown Holland " backing cloth to the reverse.[Collars are shown inverted in picture ]
South Staffordshire Regiment. Embroidered yellow on maroon shoulder title,South Stafford / Glider. Worn as an "honour" title in the 1950's. [Paper to reverse removed from old album]
South Staffordshire Regiment. King's crown officers bronze service dress cap badge with two blades to the reverse. The Staffordshire Knot and title scroll surmounted by the crown.
South Staffordshire Regiment. Scarce WW II embroidered slouch / bush hat badge. Small rectangle divided into seven vertical strips,Green,Maroon,Green,Black,Yellow,Black and Green. [Also worn in lager size as a formation sign on the battledress.]
South Staffordshire Regiment. King's crown early bi / metal pattern cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The Staffordshire Knot and title scroll surmounted by the crown.
South Staffordshire Regiment. King's crown officers early pattern sil /gilt cap badge with loop and blade fitting to the reverse. The Staffordshire Knot surmounted by the crown above the title scroll. [Loop bent downwards and scroll now down to brass.]
South Wales Borderers-Volunteers. Scarce officers silvered glengarry badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the 1st. Volunteer Battalion. The Welsh Dragon and motto to the centre of a strap bearing the title,"1st. [Brecknockshire] V.B.S.W.Borderers." [Headquarters at Brecon]
South Wales Borderers. WW II plastic economy issue cap badge with two blades to the reverse. The sphinx and Egypt honour and the "SWB" acronym to the centre of a wreath of immortelles.
South Wales Borderers. Victorian other ranks white metal helmet plate worn by the 4th.Volunteer Battalion S.W.Borderers.The welsh dragon in a wreath,to the centre of the title circlet,on a rayed star back-plate.The plate is of one-piece construction,with two loops to the reverse. [Slight split to the base of the crown,right side]
South Wales Borderers. Officers hall-marked silver cap badge with two silver loops,makers details for "F&S" and Birmingham hall-marks for 1937 to the reverse. The sphinx and Egypt honour to the centre of a wreath of immortelles with the "SWB" acronym to the lower part.
South Wales Borderers. Victorian / Edwardian issue cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The Egypt honour and the letters "SWB" to the centre of a wreath of laurel and immortelles.
South Wales Borderers. Brass cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse,worn by the Territorial Battalion of the South Wales Borderers. The Welsh Dragon above the title scroll, "Brecknockshire".
South Wales Borderers. Brass early pattern shoulder title,S-W-B.
South Yorkshire Regiment [King's Own Light Infantry] Scarce Victorian officers cross-belt plate with four screw bolts to the reverse worn by the 1st.Volunteer Battalion. A curled bugle horn mounted upon the back-plate,to the centre of a crowned Garter Strap,within a wreath of laurel. Double scrolls to the lower wreath bear the titles,"The South Yorkshire Regiment" and "1st.Volunteer Battalion".
South-East Asia. Scarce WW II embroidered white on black shoulder title,S.E.A.L.F.,worn by South-East Asia Land Forces.
South-Eastern Command. WW II Painted large size first pattern of the tiger's head,worn by South-Eastern Command. This Command covered areas of the Kent and Sussex coastline,directly opposite the German held French coast.
South-West District.[Southern Command] Facing pair of printed golden yellow "Hinds" on a green square.
Southampton Volunteer Training Corps. Rare brass cap badge with original brooch pin fitting to the reverse. A rifle with fixed bayonet and sling that bears the title,"Soton Civil Volunteer Corps" with the date,1914,between.
Southern Command. WW II embroidered example of the green white / white green stars on a shield worn by the Royal Army Dental Corps. [Moth to edges.]
Southern Command. Mint un-issued WW II printed example of the red and yellow shield bearing red and white stars,worn by Royal Armoured Corps units in Southern Command. [Inked notation to reverse.]
Southern Command. Pair of WW II printed black and red shields with white stars worn by "Miscellaneous Units" in Southern Command.
Southern Rhodesia Armoured Car Regiment. Scarce white metal cap badge with two loops and makers details for Firmin London to the reverse. The antelope's head above the scroll, "Asi Sabi Luto". [See Owen's book item 3052.]
Southern Rhodesia-Volunteers. Scarce brass cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The lion holding a tusk above a tablet "Southern" and a scroll "Rhodesia Volunteers" [See Owen's book item 2975 ]
Southern Rhodesia. Brass king's crown cap badge with two loops to the reverse,worn by the Southern Rhodesia Staff Corps. The lion and tusk,with a crown above and the title,Rhodesia,below.
St. Albans School-OTC. Brass shoulder title,St.Albans / OTC / School.
St. Andrew's University. King's crown anodised aluminium cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse bearing makers details for Timings Birmingham. A crowned shield bearing the Arms of the University above a scroll, "St.Andrews University U.T.C."
St. Andrew's Ambulance Corps. Scarce gilt and enamel officers cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The red enamel Geneva Cross,angled as for Scottish units,on a white enamel ground within a wreath of thistle.
St. Dunstan's College-O.T.C. Brass cap badge with two loops to the reverse. A shield to the centre of scrolls bearing the title and the motto, "Albam Exorna"
St. Edwards School-Oxford. Brass shoulder title,St.Edwards / OTC / School.
St. Helena Rifles. White metal cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The Arms of St.Helena above the title scroll and surmounted by a strung bugle horn.
St. John Ambulance Brigade-Air Raid Precautions. WW II yellow on black embroidered tunic badge. The letters "A.R.P." on an oval. Worn by St.John members qualified as ARP Wardens.
St. John Ambulance Brigade. Early white metal cap ? badge. The Brigade\'s cross and lions to the centre of a circlet carrying the full title,with an unusual extra shaped scroll fitting for Reading. Three loops to the reverse in a north,south alignment,and a registration number to the front.
St. Lawrence College-Ramsgate. Brass cap badge with two loops to the reverse. Two serpents entwined upon a torse,above the motto scroll, "In Bono Vince".
St. Lawrence College-Ramsgate. Bronze cap badge with two loops to the reverse. Two entwined snakes upon a torse,above a scroll bearing the motto.
St. Lawrence College-Ramsgate. Brass shoulder title,St.Lawrence / OTC / College.
St. Paul's School-London. King's crown brass cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. A crowned shield bearing the Arms of the founder of the school above the motto scroll, "Fide Et Literis".
St. Peter's School- York -OTC. Brass cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. Crossed keys above the title scroll, "St.Peter's O.T.C. School."
St.Edward's School-Oxford. Brass cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The Arms of the School surmounted by a coronet.
Staffordshire Home Guard. Rare printed WW II example of the white Staffordshire Knot on a red background. Worn by Sector H / Q units in South Staffordshire.
Staffordshire Home Guard. WW II printed shoulder designation NS / 13,worn by the 13th. Staffordshire [Cannock] Battalion,commanded by Lt.Col. H.V.Mander MC.
Staffordshire Yeomanry. Brass shoulder title,Y/Stafford.
Staffordshire Yeomanry. Scarce embroidered red on yellow shoulder title,Staffordshire / Yeomanry. Worn as an Armoured Unit for a very short time in the 1950's.
Staffordshire Yeomanry.[Queen's Own Royal Regiment] King's crown officers silver plated cap badge with two long loops to the reverse. The Staffordshire Knot to the centre of a crowned Garter Strap above a looped scroll bearing the motto.
Staffordshire Yeomanry.[Queen's Own Royal] Brass king's crown cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse bearing makers details for Gaunt London. The crowned Staffordshire Knot. [Now with red cloth backing]
Staffordshire Yeomanry.[Queen's Own Royal] Brass Victorian cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The Staffordshire Knot surmounted by the crown. [Badge worn well into the 1900's]
Staffordshire Yeomanry.[Queen's Own] Superb pair of officers silver [not marked] early pattern collar badges.The Staffordshire Knot inside a strap bearing the title,with a "flat-topped" crown above,and silvered loops to the reverse.
Stonyhurst College-Lancashire. Brass shoulder title,Stonyhurst / OTC / College.
Stowe School-Buckinghamshire. Brass shoulder title,Stowe / OTC / School.
Sudan Defence Force. Small size white metal officers cap badge with original brooch pin fitting and indistinct makers stamp to the reverse. An armed native tribesman upon a camel above a tablet bearing the letters "S.D.F." [Approx 2.5 cms high.] [See B.Renfrew's book on Colonial badges page 215.]
Sudan Defence Force. Rare officers silver [not marked] helmet badge with original brooch pin fitting to the reverse. An armed native tribesman mounted on a camel to the centre of aa wreath of laurel above a tablet bearing the initials "S.D.F. " [Approx. 5.5. cms high]
Sudan Defence Force. Brass cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the Sudan Defence Force Supply Department. A shamrock upon a multi-rayed star.
Sudan Infantry. Brass cap badge with two long loops to the reverse worn by the 11th. Sudan Infantry Battalion. The number "11" to the centre of a crowned wreath above a scroll,"Soudanese". [Administered by the Anglo-Egyptian Army] [See Renfrew's excellent book regarding this unit-"British Colonial Badges"]
Sudan Ordnance Corps. Cast brass pagri badge with original brooch pin fitting to the reverse. A palm tree with crossed "hammer and pincers " artificers badge above a tri-part scroll bearing the title.
Suffolk and Norfolk Yeomanry. Officers sil / gilt cap Queen's crown badge with two loops to the reverse. The Norfolk Yeomanry's cypher of EiiR upon the Loyal Suffolk Hussars castle above the title scroll.
Suffolk Regiment-Volunteers. Black-brass Victorian other ranks Home Service helmet plate with three loops to the reverse. The Castle and "Gibraltar" honour to the centre of a circlet bearing the title,"Suffolk 1st.Volr. Battn." within a wreath of laurel on a crowned multi-rayed star plate.
Suffolk Regiment. WW I white on khaki shoulder strap slip-on,Suffolk,with canvas tape to the reverse.
Suffolk Regiment. Scarce brass king's crown pouch badge with four screw bolts to the reverse. The Regiment's old "foot" number XII to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title,Suffolk,within a wreath of laurel leaves.[Now with red cloth backing for display]
Suffolk Regiment. Pair of 2nd. Lieutenant's jungle green shoulder strap slip-on rank insignia. A single "pip" above the black embroidered title,"Suffolk". [Lettering slightly different,but belonged to same officer.]
Suffolk Regiment. Pair of WW II regimental pattern sleeve insignia. Small yellow / red tape rectangles sewn around card stiffeners.
Suffolk Regiment. Embroidered example of the yellow and red rectangular regimental sleeve badge.
Suffolk Regiment. Officers bronze service dress king's crown cap badge with two blades to the reverse. The castle and "Gibraltar" honour to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the motto, within a wreath of oak that carries the title scroll.
Suffolk Regiment. WW II white on red printed shoulder title,Suffolk. [Very slight damage to top right.]
Suffolk Rifle Volunteers. Victorian other ranks black-brass maltese cross helmet plate with bugle horn to the centre for the 1st. Suffolk Rifle Vols.
Suffolk Yeomanry Cavalry. Rare white metal Victorian pouch badge with two loops to the reverse worn in the 1860's by the "South Melford Troop Suffolk Yeomanry Cavalry ". The " SMT " cypher to the centre of a crowned strap bearing the title within a wreath of laurel.
Supplementary Fire Parties. Red printed on blue armband issued in the early years of the war to civilian volunteers helping fire brigades,and by Street Fire Parties organised by local A.R.P. wardens.
Supreme Allied Command South East Asia. WW II woven example of the blue phoenix rising from the flames on a white background,still affixed to a section of an American Tunic.
Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force. Embroidered WW II example of the flaming sword,on a black background with coloured bands above. Worn by all ranks of Allied personnel on the left sleeve only. The black background=Nazi oppression.The sword=Avenging Crusaders.The Rainbow=Hope.The Blue=Peace.
Supreme Headquarters-India. Excellent quality WW II wire embroidered example with "press-stud" fittings to the reverse, worn in New Delhi by the Staff of India Command. A shield with the emblems of the three services. The Royal Indian Navy on a dark blue bar, the Army on a red bar and the Royal Air Force on a light blue bar. [Some paper stuck to reverse,removed from old album]
Surrey and Sussex Yeomanry. Scarce brass shoulder title,S & Sx. Yeo. Worn after conversion to 389 and 390 Batteries 98 [Surrey and Sussex Yeomanry] Royal Field Artillery.
Surrey Cadets. Bronze officers service dress cap badge with two blades to the reverse worn by the Surrey Cadet Brigade. This title on a furled scroll,below crossed scimitars and an architectural column.
Surrey Imperial Yeomanry. Scarce pair of white metal collar badges,the Crest of the Earl of Middleton. A spear and coronet.
Surrey Rifle Volunteers-Farnham. Extremely rare black-brass Victorian N.C.O.'s pouch-belt badge with three screw posts to the reverse. Farnham Castle to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title, "Farnham Volunteer Rifle Comy." within a wreath of laurel with the company number "18" to the lower edge.
Surrey Yeomanry [Queen Mary's Regiment.] King's crown officers silver [not marked] large size cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The "MR " cypher to the centre of a crowned Garter Strap above double scrolls bearing the Regiment's full titles.
Surrey Yeomanry [Queen Mary's Regiment.] King's crown white metal smaller sized cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse bearing makers details for Firmin London. The QMR cypher to the centre of a crowned Garter Strap above double scrolls bearing the full titles.
Surrey Yeomanry [Queen Mary's Regiment] Queen's crown anodised aluminium cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse bearing makers details for Firmin London. The "MR" cypher to the centre of a crowned Garter Strap above double scrolls bearing the full titles.
Surrey Yeomanry [Queen Mary's Regiment] King's crown brass and enamel beret size cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The "MR" cypher on a red enamel ground to the centre of a crowned Garter Strap above double scrolls bearing the full titles.
Surrey Yeomanry [Queen Mary's Regiment] Yellow on navy blue embroidered shoulder title,Surrey Yeomanry Q.M.R.
Surrey Yeomanry. [Queen Mary's Regiment] Queen's crown other ranks large size white metal cap badge,with slider fitting to the reverse. Queen Mary's cypher inside a crowned Garter Strap,above double scrolls bearing the full titles.
Surrey Yeomenry.[Queen Mary's Regiment] White metal queen's crown cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The Royal "MR" cypher to the centre of a crowned Garter Strap,above double scrolls bearing the full titles.
Sussex and Surrey District. Unusual variant of the painted Wolf's Head in a pale green oval that has been mounted onto a metal backing plate with cap badge style loops to the reverse. As part of South-Eastern Command this District was associated with the Canadian "Wolf-Force" part of the 1st.Canadian Corps based in the area.
Sussex Imperial Yeomanry. Scarce brass shoulder title.IY / Sussex.
Sussex National Reserve. Brass and enamel lapel badge with buttonhole fitting to the reverse, makers details for Gaunt London,and individual serial number. A brass king's crown to the centre of a blue enamel oval bearing the title.
Sussex Protection Brigade. Gilt and enamel lapel badge with brooch pin fitting and individual issue number to the reverse worn by WW I raised Volunteer units. The Union Flag to the centre of a circlet that bears the title,"Home Protection Brigade Sussex". [These would probably have been men who were to old to enlist,similar to the WW II "Home Guard". [Pin fitting probably replacing a buttonhole fitment]
Sussex Rifle Volunteers. White metal pouch belt plate with two screw bolts to the reverse,worn by the 4th. Sussex Rifle Volunteers. The Sussex Martlets on a shield to the centre of a circlet bearing the full title. [ Slight staining to front] [4th. Sussex R.Vols. were raised in Lewes but had been absorbed into other units before 1880.]
Sussex Rifle Volunteers. Victorian cast silvered officers two piece construction cross-belt plate with four screw bolts to the reverse. Two dolphins to the centre of a circlet bearing the title,"First Sussex Rifle Volunteer Corps",within a crowned wreath of laurel. [1st. Sussex R.V.C.-Brighton] [Slight loss of plating to centre]
Sussex Volunteer Training Corps. Brass shoulder title with black detail between the lettering,VTC / Sussex,worn by the WW I raised volunteers.
Sussex Yeomanry. Brass king's crown cap badge with two loops to the reverse. A shield bearing the Sussex Martlets to the centre of an ornamental ground with the crown above and the title scroll below. [This is the "large crown" variant.]
Sussex Yeomanry. Pair of brass king's crown collar badges. The Sussex Martlets on a shield to the centre of a crowned floriated ground.
Sussex Yeomanry. Brass king's crown cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. A shield bearing the Sussex Martlets on an ornamental ground with the crown above and the title scroll below.
Tanganyika Territory. King's crown officers gilt pagri badge with long slider fitting to the reverse. The giraffe's head to the centre of a crowned circlet scroll bearing the title,joined by the monogram, "GRI".
Tank Corps. King's crown officers bronze service dress cap badge with two blades and makers details for "J & Co." to the reverse. A WW I style tank with the title scrolls above and below to the centre of a crowned wreath of laurel.
Tank Corps. Brass shoulder title,Tanks,worn unofficially by the Tank Corps from 1916-1920.
Tank Corps. Brass king's crown cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. A WW I style tank to the centre of a crowned wreath of laurel,with scrolls above and below bearing the title.
Tank Crews Non-Crash Helmet. WW II khaki fibre tank crews helmet. Six-panelled shell with three ventilation grommets and cushioned "bump-pad" to the front. Leather sweat-band bearing "WD" stamp and date letter "O" for 1942,and four sets of webbing straps to cushion the wearer's head. Two small leather "loops" on the interior behind the "bump-pad" to accommodate the wearing of head-phones. [Few dents in the Bump-pad] [See B.Davis Uniforms and Insignia WW II page 221]
Taunton School O.T.C. Brass shoulder title,Taunton / OTC / School, with four loops to the reverse.
Territorial Army Nursing Service. Scarce embroidered WW II "paste-back" example of the white on maroon shoulder title,T.A.N.S.
The Boys Brigade. Scarce early white metal cap badge with two blades to the reverse worn by The Boys Brigade Cadets. This title on a circlet around two "B"s,on an eight-pointed star.
The Buffs [East Kent Regiment.] Pair of early pattern brass collar badges,a dragon on ground. [See item 20285 for matching cap badge]
The Buffs [East Kent Regiment.] Mint condition Victorian brass cap badge with two black loops to the reverse. The dragon above the title scroll, "The Buffs". [See item 20286 for matching collar badges]
The Buffs.[East Kent Regiment.] Pair of embroidered white on red shoulder titles,Buffs.
The Buffs.[East Kent Regiment.] Superb heavy quality officers hallmarked silver cap badge with two loops,makers details for "F & S" and Birmingham hallmarks for 1943, to the reverse. The dragon on ground above the title scroll,"The Buffs".
The Irish Regiment of Canada. King's crown bi / metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The Angel Harp on a multi-rayed star above the motto scroll, "Fior Go Bas".
The Life Guards. Officers king's crown bronze service dress cap badge with two blades to the reverse,and makers details for Marples and Beasley Birmingham. The cypher of GviR to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title.
The Lorne Scots-Canada.[Peel Dufferin and Halton Regt] White metal king's crown cap badge with two loops to the reverese and makers details for Scully Montreal. A lion and the motto,Pro Aris Et Focis,to the centre of a crowned wreath of maple and thistle,above a double scroll bearing both titles.
The Paston School. Brass cap badge with two loops to the reverse. A shield bearing six fleur-de-lys above the motto scroll, "De Mieux En Mieux Pour Tout.
The Royal Hussars. [Prince of Wales's Own.] Bullion wire embroidered NCO's sleeve badge worn on the mess dress jacket. The Prince of Wales's plumes.
The Royal Scots.[Lothian Regiment] Scarce white metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the 8th.Volunteer Battalion The Royal Scots. St. Andrew to the voided centre with scrolls above and below bearing the titles, all on the Star of the Order of the Thistle.
The Royal Scots.[The Lothian Regiment] Scarce brass shoulder title complete with the original shaped brass back-plate,T / 9 / Royal Scots. Worn by the 9th. [Highlanders ] Battalion Royal Scots.
The Royal Scots.[The Royal Regiment] - Volunteers. Victorian large black-brass glengarry badge with two loops to the reverse,worn by the 1st. Queens City of Edinburgh Rifle Volunteer Brigade. The "E R V B " cypher to the centre of a crowned large letter "Q".
The Welsh Regiment. Scarce white metal shoulder title,3 / V / Welsh. Worn by the third [Glamorgan] Volunteer Battalion Welsh Regiment.
Three Rivers Regiment-Canada. WW II printed example of the yellow title," Canada / Three Rivers Regt." on a blue background within a red border.
Three Rivers Regiment-Canada. WW II embroidered red,yellow on blue shoulder title, "Canada / Three Rivers Regt."
Toronto Scottish-Canada. White metal cap badge with two loops and makers details for Services Supply London to the reverse. A circlet bearing the motto,"Carry On" with a unicorn's head and WW I battle honours on a maple leaf to the centre of thistle wreath and saltire that carries the title scrolls.
Toronto Scottish. WW II embroidered red on yellow \"paste-back\" shoulder title.[Moth nips to edges]
Trade Badge. Unknown WW II era white on khaki deeply padded trade badge with black backing material to the reverse. The letters "STO" within a half wreath.[Not mentioned in Edward's book]
Trained Soldier Badge. Brass king's crown sleeve badge with two loops to the reverse, Worn by "Trained Soldier " Guardsmen at the Guards Depot. The crown to the centre of a circlet bearing the motto, "Tria Juncta In Uno" on an eight-pointed star above the title scroll.
Transjordan Frontier Force. Single white metal king's crown collar badge. Pegasus to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title scrolls
Transjordan Frontier Force. White metal king's crown cap badge with two loops and makers details for Dowler & Sons to the reverse. A winged horse [Pegasus] and title scrolls, "Frontier " "Force " to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title. [Formed in 1926 as a "Border-Force" working with the R.A.F. to defend the territory]
Transvaal Scottish. Brass headdresss badge worn by the 8th.Scottish Battalion of the Transvaal Infantry. This title on a strap around a central thistle and motto,on a backing of the Star of the Order of the Thistle,with two loops to the reverse.
Trench Mortar Gunner. Scarce WW I embroidered example of the blue fused grenade sleeve badge awarded to men serving in Trench Mortar Batteries and also Infantry Units using Stokes Mortars. [Moth hole between flames and some stitching loose.]
Trench Mortar Gunner. Scarce WW I embroidered example of the sleeve qualification badge awarded to men serving in Trench Mortar Batteries. A blue fused grenade on a khaki backing.[One moth hole to backing]
Trinidad Volunteers. White metal six-pointed star badge,with the kings crown,and T.V. cypher to the centre.Two loops fitting to the reverse.
Trinidad Volunteers. White metal king's crown cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The "TV" cypher surmounted by the crown on a smooth domed backing to the centre of two triangles set to represent a star.
Trumpeter Sleeve Badge. Early victorian pattern embroidered yellow and red crossed cavalry trumpets on a black backing.[Some moth nips to backing.]
Twelfth Army. Excellent quality WW II locally made padded golden yellow "Chinthern" and roman numerals "XII" on a red and black background. Twelfth Army fought in the Far-East and was responsible for the final clearance of the Japanese Army from Burma after liberating Rangoon. [Red faded by the sun to pink]
Twelfth Army. Excellent quality WW II bullion wire embroidered "Chinthern" above the roman numerals "XII" on a red and black background. Twelfth Army fought with distinction in the Far-East and was responsible for the final clearance of the Japanese Army for Burma after liberating Rangoon. [Bullion wire much brighter than picture shows]
Uganda Parachutists Wings. Two white metal Ugandan parachutists qualification wings,with screw bolt fittings to the reverse. The wings are affixed to a Crown Agents pattern card dated 1974,with the lead seal still intact. One pattern is for "basic" and one for "advanced". [See Owen's book items 3758 and 3760]
Uganda Protectorate. Mint gilt king's crown officers pagri badge with original brooch pin fitting to the reverse. The Crested Crane to the centre of a crowned furled scroll bearing the title,above the "GRI" cypher.
Uitenhage Rifles-South Africa. Scarce white metal 1897-1902 slouch-hat badge with two loops to the reverse. A cross within an heraldic shield to the centre of a wreath of oak and laurel,above the title scroll,and surmounted by a lion and coronet.[See Owen's book item 297]
Ulster Defence Regiment. Embroidered black on khaki officers shoulder strap slip-on,bearing two rank "pips" and the title,8 U D R.
Ulster Defence Regiment. Embroidered black on pale khaki shoulder strap slip-on,4 / 6 / UDR.
Ulster Defence Regiment. Black embroidered on pale khaki shoulder strap slip-on, 9 UDR.
Ulster Home Guard. Scarce WW II king's crown chrome and enamel lapel badge with buttonhole fitting and issue number to the reverse. The letters " U.H.G." on green enamel surmounted by the crown with red enamel insert. [Slight enamel damage and staining to the lower left side]
Ulster Home Guard. King's crown black-brass cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The Harp of Erin surmounted by the crown. [Badge also used by the Royal Ulster Constabulary.]
Ulster Volunteer Force. Bronzed WW I cap badge with two loops and makers details for Sharman Neill Belfast to the reverse. The Hand of Ulster to the centre of an oval. Worn by the 36th.Ulster Division volunteers before the issue of regimental patterns
Ulster Volunteer Force. WW I bronze lapel badge with buttonhole fitting,registration number and individual issue number to the reverse. The Red Hand of Ulster to the centre of an oval bearing the titles, "U.V.F. For God and Ulster ".
United Nations. Gilt and enamel cap badge with original brooch pin fitting to the reverse,worn on the blue beret by members of the United Nations Peace-keeping Force. The globe within a wreath of laurel. [Slight chip to enamel at 12o'clock]
United Provinces Area. WW II embroidered example of the two blue-grey fish on a red background. [The Fishes of Oudh ] With its H.Q in Lucknow the design was taken from the insignia of the Nawabs of Oudh.
United States Army Air Force. Embroidered WW II example of the sleeve patch worn by the 10th.U.S.A.A.F.,who were operational in the India-Burma theatre. The number "10" with wings,below the U.S.A.A.F. star insignia.
United States Army. Extremely rare WW II British made plastic economy issue other ranks cap badge with screw bolt and plastic nut fitting to the reverse. A domed shape bearing the Arms of the United States of America.
University of London-O.T.C. Brass king's crown cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. A shield bearing the Arms of the University on a multi-faceted rayed star surmounted by the crown.
Victoria Fusiliers-Canada. Scarce pair of officers gilt collar badges with makers details for Gaunt Montreal to the reverse. A mountain lion resting on a branch and the number "88" above the title scroll. [See item 18452 for cap badge.]
Victoria Rifles of Canada. Scarce black-brass officers victorian cross-belt plate.The maltese cross with regimental motto below,has a strung bugle to the centre,enclosing the words "3rd.Battn." In the upper arm of the cross is the rare battle honour for "Eccle's Hill". To the reverse are five screw posts with original washers and domed nuts.
Volunteer Aid Detachment. Brass shoulder title,6 / VAD / Derby,with original brooch pin fitting to the reverse. [Even numbered units worn by female VAD's]
Volunteer Police Force. Rare white metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The " VPF" monogram above a scroll, "Law and Order". [Raised in 1911 from public spirited citizens to assist the Metropolitan Police in times of general disorder,riots or strike-breaking.]
Volunteer Training Corps. Bronzed WW I generic pattern shoulder title,V.T.C.
Volunteer Training Corps. Brass and enamel lapel badge worn in 1914 by volunteers before the issue of uniforms. Crossed rifles inside a blue enamel oval bearing the title,Athelete's Volunteer Force 1914. Button-hole fitting to the reverse,and makers details for Carroll London.
Volunteer Training Corps. Brass and enamel king's crown lapel badge with buttonhole fitting and makers details for Fattorini Bolton to the reverse,worn by Deptford Volunteer Training Corps. This title on a crowned blue enamel strap with the White Horse of Kent to the centre on a ground of red enamel. [Worn in this form by many V.T.C. units before the issue of uniforms]
Volunteer Training Corps. Scarce WW I brass king's crown cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the Hackney V.T.C. The Tower from the Arms of Hackney to the centre of a wreath with the crown and "1914" scroll to the upper part. Below the tower a tri-part scroll bearing the title,"Hackney Volunteer Corps".
Volunteer Training Corps. Scarce Leeds Volunteer Training Corps brass cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse bearing makers details for Fattorini Bolton. The Arms and motto of the City of Leeds to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title within a wreath of oak and backed by crossed rifles.
Volunteer Training Corps. Gilt and enamel lapel badge with original brooch pin fitting to the reverse worn by the Raynes Park Vetran Volunteer Force . This title on a red enamel circlet with crossed rifles,the letters "V.V.F" and "Home Duty 1914" to the centre. [Minor staining]
War Correspondent. Rare WW II bullion wire embroidered example of the cap badge worn by a War Correspondent. The letter "C" on a gold background to the centre of stylized chain links on dark green. [War Correspondent's had to wear a uniform in case of capture and being shot as a spy.]
War Correspondent. Most unusual embroidered yellow on soft,pale khaki shoulder title,War / Correspondent in the shape of an arc.
War Correspondent. Scarce black on jungle green k.d. embroidered shoulder strap slip on,British / War Correspondent,with two loop fittings to the reverse.[Possibly Malaya period?]
War Correspondent. Scarce WW II printed yellow on green shoulder strap slip-on "British / War Correspondent " with two canvas tapes to the reverse.
War Office Controlled Units. Facing pair of embroidered king's crown red over black War Office signs with the Royal Crest to the centre.
War Service Scarce WW I enamel lapel badge with buttonhole fitting to the reverse. The title "The Gas Light & Coke Co." on a white enamel ground with "Public Service" on blue enamel to the centre.
War Service 1915. Gilt and enamel WW I lapel badge worn to show that the wearer was doing important "war work". Issued by the company Bowley Preece and Co. Ltd. 1915. [Believed to be furniture makers,in the Birmingham area,who during the war made wooden aircraft parts]
War Service Badge. Scarce gilt and enamel lapel badge with original brooch pin fitting and individual issue number to the reverse. Crossed rifles on a ground of blue enamel to the centre of a white enamel oval bearing the title "On War Service -W.W Greener" [W.W.Greener are a company manufacturing rifles and shotguns and still trading today!]
War Service Badge. Blue and white enamel lapel badge with buttonhole fitting to the reverse. The title "Huwood" to the centre of an oval bearing "On Essential War Work".
War Service Badge. Enamel lapel badge with buttonhole fitting, individual issue number and makers details for Fattorini Birmingham to the reverse. The title "National Service " and the company name "Darwins Sheffield " in red enamel on a White enamelled Yorkshire Rose.
War Service Funds. Unusual item in the form of a steel helmet,sold to raise funds for the forces. Made of tin in green with black lettering,\"Tin Hat Fund,R.S.L. War Service Fund,My Tribute To The Fighting Forces\" The reverse has a small piece folded over to fit a button-hole.[Probably WW I period]
War Service Lapel Badge. Blue enamel and brass button-hole badge,O.H.M.S. for W.S & E.Co.Ltd.,with registration number to the reverse.
War Service-1916. Brass triangular war service brooch / badge with pin fitting issue number and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse. A brass triangle bearing the title "On War Service" with the crown and date 1916 to the centre. Complete with the original paper packet of issue bearing the same individual number and makers details. [Badge with staining from storage]
War Service. Rare WW I Irish War Service blue,green and white enamel lapel badge with brooch pin fitting and makers details for Fattorini Bradford to the reverse. The title "Voluntary War Service " around a heart shape with the Arms of Dublin, four shamrocks,and the titles "Soldiers Rendezvous" "Dublin 1916-17" to the centre.
War Service. Scarce WW II chrome and enamel lapel badge with brooch pin fitting,makers details for Fattorini Birmingham and low issue number to the reverse. The title "War Work" on blue enamel to the centre of a triangle bearing the title,"Northern Aluminium Company Ltd." [Badge is in very good condition,the mark on the picture is reflection ]
War Service. Brass lapel badge worn by Munitions workers in the first World War. A shield with the Arms of Ordnance to the centre of a crowned oval bearing the words,On War Service,1915. Button-hole fitting to the reverse,with makers details for Gaunt London,and an individual serial number.
War Service. Brass and enamel lapel badge with button-hole fitting and makers details for Vaughtons Birmingham to the reverse. The king's crown to the centre of a blue enamel circlet bearing the title "On War Service-1914" [Worn by men on important war-work,to show why they were not in uniform]
War Service. Gilt and enamel WW I war service lapel badge with buttonhole fitting to the reverse. The monogram " G H & C" [or a combination of ?] in white enamel on a red enamel ground to the centre of a blue enamel strap bearing the title,"On War Service 1914"
War Service. Bronzed WW I lapel badge with buttonhole fitting to the reverse. The letters " O.H.M.S" ,the company name "British Aluminium Co.Ltd." and the title "1915 War service " upon a circular badge. [Worn by men in reserved occupations to show they were not "dodging the column"]
War Service. Gilt and enamel lapel badge with buttonhole fitting and makers details for Dingley Birmingham to the reverse. The king's crown and "G R " above "O.H.M.S." and "works" on a blue enamel ground,with a title scroll for "Humpage Thompson and Hardy" on white enamel below.
War Work-India. Lapel badge in bi/metal awarded for voluntary war work in India,1914-19. This title in a black-brass oval,around styalised flowers,with original pin fitting to the reverse.
Warrant Officer. WW II printed example of a Warrant Officer's sleeve rank insignia. A crown within a wreath.
Warrant Officer. Pair of WW II era king's crown embroidered on khaki Warrant Officers sleeve rank insignia. The Royal Arms.
Warrant Officer. Excellent quality king's crown silver wire and blue embroidery on a red backing sleeve rank insignia. The Royal Arms.
Warrant Officer. Pair of WW I era large size padded sleeve rank insignia. The king's crown on a khaki backing.
Warrant Officer. Printed WW II example of the pale khaki with dull red insert king's crown on a darker background, sleeve rank insignia for a Warrant Officer.
Warwickshire A.C.F. Early printed example of the white "Bear and Staff" on a blue background worn by Warwickshire Army Cadets.
Warwickshire Air Raid Precautions. Scarce WW II white cotton armband with brass buckle fitting and reference numbers to the reverse. The Bear and Staff of Warwickshire between the titles, "A.R.P." and "First Aid Point" printed in red.
Warwickshire Home Guard. Scarce WW II printed shoulder designation WAR / 71,worn by the Warwickshire Home Guard Heavy Anti-Aircraft Battery as part of 25 Anti-Aircraft Regiment Home Guard. [Based in Birmingham under the command of Maj.H.E Hudson.]
Warwickshire Imperial Yeomanry. Scarce brass shoulder title,WARWICK.IMP.YEO.
Warwickshire Imperial Yeomanry. Brass cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The Bear and Ragged Staff,the Crest of the Earl of Warwick.[Approx 4 cms high.]
Warwickshire Volunteer Training Corps. Brass and enamel king's crown lapel badge with buttonhole fitting to the reverse,worn by the WW I Volunteers before the issue of uniforms. Warwick Castle backed by a pair of crossed rifles to the centre of a crowned circlet of blue enamel bearing the title, " The Warwickshire Rifle Corps 1914."
Warwickshire Volunteers. Superb victorian officers silvered cross-belt plate.Bugle to centre with\" Warwickshire - 1st.Volr.Batn.\"surround.Original back-plate with four screw posts.
Warwickshire Yeomanry. Bronzed other ranks cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse bearing makers details for Gaunt London. The Bear and Ragged Staff, the emblem of the Earl of Warwick.
Warwickshire Yeomanry. Scarce brass shoulder title,WkY.
Waziristan District. WW II embroidered example of the two crossed Waziri Pathans daggers in white on a red background,with "hooks and eyes" fittings to the reverse.
Welbeck College. Two bi / metal collar badges with single lug fittings. A cross Moline to the centre of a circlet bearing the title,backed by crossed swords. [Colour variation,not an exact pair.]
Welbeck College.Nottinghamshire. Bi / metal cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. A cross Moline to the centre of a circlet bearing the title backed by crossed swords.
Welch Regiment. WW II plastic economy issue cap badge with two blades and makers details for Stanley Walsall to the reverse. The Prince of Wales's plumes above the scroll, "The Welch".
Welch Regiment. WW II printed white on red shoulder title,Welch Regiment. [Some of the lettering has been outlined in ink to stand out ]
Welch Regiment. WW II plastic economy issue cap badge with two blades and makers details for Stanley Walsall to the reverse. The Prince of Wales's plumes above the title scroll.
Welch Regiment. WW II printed example of the red saucepan on a khaki background,worn by the 4th.Battalion The Welch Regiment. [Ink notation to the reverse.]
Welch Regiment. Brass shoulder title, T / 6 / Welch,worn by the 6th.Territorial Battalion [Glamorgan] for a short time after 1921.
Welsh Brigade. Pair of embroidered white on black collar badges.The Prince of Wales's plumes.
Welsh Horse -Yeomanry. Bronzed other ranks cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. A leek flanked by the letters "W" and "H".
Welsh Regiment-Volunteers. White metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the 1st.Volunteer Battalion, The Welsh Regiment. [Pembrokeshire ] The title "1st.Volr.Battn." on a small scroll between the Prince of Wales's plumes and the title scroll.
Welsh Regiment-Volunteers. Scarce officers silvered Victorian Home Service helmet plate with three loops to the reverse worn by the Third Volunteer Battalion Welsh Regiment. The Prince of Wales's plumes and the motto scroll on a ground of black velvet to the centre of a Garter Strap within a wreath of laurel. Upon the wreath double scrolls bearing the titles,"The Welsh Regiment" and "3rd.Volunteer Battalion".All mounted upon a crowned multi-rayed star plate. [Centre devices with slight wear]
Welsh Regiment-Volunteers. Victorian white metal glengarry badge with three loops to the reverse. The Prince of Wales's plumes and the regiment's motto,to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title " The Welsh 3rd.Volr.Battn."
Welsh Regiment. Brass shoulder title,T / 5 / Welsh. Worn by the 5th. Territorial [Glamorgan] Battalion Welsh Regiment.
Welsh Regiment. WW I all brass economy issue cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The Prince of Wales's plumes above the title scroll, "The Welsh".
Welsh Regiment. Other ranks bi / metal helmet plate centre with four loops to the reverse designed to be worn with the universal pattern helmet plate. The Prince of Wales's plumes and motto scroll to the centre of a circlet bearing the title,"The Welsh". [This is the pattern with the "neu" spelling in the motto]
Welsh Regiment. Black-brass cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse worn by the 7th. [Cyclist] Battalion Welsh Regiment. The Prince of Wales's plumes above the title scroll," The Welsh"
Wentworth Regiment-Canada. Brass shoulder title,Wentworth.
Wessex Brigade. Printed example of the red,blue and yellow sign worn by the Wessex Training Brigade.
West India Regiment. Superb quality rare Victorian officers gilt shako plate with two loops to the reverse worn by the 3rd.West India Regiment between 1861 and 1869. The number "3" on a plain domed background to the centre of a strap bearing the title within a wreath of oak. All mounted upon a crowned multi-rayed star plate.
West India Regiment. Bi / metal cap / pagri badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The "WI" cypher to the centre of a Garter Strap within a wreath of half laurel and palm.
West India Regiment. Officers bronze service dress cap badge with two blades to the reverse. The "WI" cypher to the centre of a Garter Strap within a wreath of laurel and palm.
West India Regiment. Superb and rare officers Victorian gilt 1855-1861 pattern shako plate with two loops to the reverse. A floriated number "5" to the centre of a strap bearing the title, " West India Regt." within a wreath of oak upon a crowned multi-rayed star. [The 5th. West India Regiment was disbanded by 1865.]
West Kent Imperial Yeomanry. Scarce wt / metal shoulder title.[Westlake 299]
West Kent Yeomanry ? Brass shoulder title,W.Kent. [See Westlake page 108]
West Kent Yeomanry. Pair of brass shoulder titles,WKY,for the West Kents.
West Lancashire - R.A.M.C. Brass shoulder title,T / RAMC / W.Lancashire,worn by West Lancashire Casualty Clearing Station Units
West Lancashire District. WW II printed example of the pentagon shaped red rose,with the various coloured emblems of Cheshire,Lancashire and Staffordshire to the centre. [These were the areas covered by this District]
West Lancashire District. Printed WW II example of the pentagon shaped red rose with the Cheshire Acorn,the Lancashire Rose and the Staffordshire Knot to the centre. [District disbanded in 1944]
West Nova Scotia Regiment. WW II printed orange / yellow on a maroon background shoulder title,West Nova Scotia Regt. [Paper spots to reverse.]
West Riding District. Printed WW II example of the hanging "Golden Fleece" on a green diamond. Taken from the Arms of the City of Leeds to indicate the areas of East and West Riding as part of Northern Command.
West Riding Regiment [Duke of Wellington's ] WW II printed white on red shoulder title,Duke of Wellington's.
West Riding Regiment. [Duke of Wellington's ] Embroidered white on red shoulder strap,D.W.R., affixed to a pale jungle green k.d slip-on.
West Riding Volunteers. Bi / metal cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse,worn in WW I by the West Riding Volunteer Training Corps. The Yorkshire Rose above a tri-part title scroll, "West Riding Volunteers".
West Somerset Yeomanry. Brass shoulder title,T / Y / W.Somerset.
West Somerset Yeomanry. Pair of officers silvered collar badges. The Wessex Wyvern to the centre of an oval bearing the title. [Light surface stains]
West Somerset Yeomanry. Scarce brass shoulder title 1/1st. WSY. complete with the original shaped back-plate. Worn during the First World War only.
West Sussex County Division. Scarce WW II printed example of the six yellow Sussex Martlets on a red and black quartered shield.
West Yorkshire A.C.F. Scarce embroidered example of the gold elephant upon the Yorkshire Rose above the title, "3rd. Bn." Worn by the 3rd. Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment in the West Yorkshire Army Cadet Force.
West Yorkshire Regiment [Prince of Wales's Own] Scarce embroidered white on red foreign service helmet or slouch-hat pagri flash. The White Horse of Hanover above the motto scroll, "Nec Aspera Terrent".
West Yorkshire Regiment [Prince of Wales's Own] King's crown black-brass cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse worn by the 7 / 8th. Territorial Battalion [Leeds Rifles] West Yorks. A crowned bugle horn to the centre of a circlet bearing the "Leeds Rifles " title on a crowned maltese cross,carrying battle honours, within a wreath of laurel. To the lower part of the wreath double scrolls bear the Regimental Titles and the "Leeds Rifles" unique honour "Tardenois".
West Yorkshire Regiment [Prince of Wales's Own] Scarce brass shoulder title,18 / W.York. Worn by the WW I raised 18th. Service Battalion [2nd.Bradford] West Yorkshire Regiment.
West Yorkshire Regiment [Prince of Wales's Own] Yellow on maroon example of the roman numerals "XIV" . Worn as a formation sign and on some types of headdress. [The number refers to the Regiments previous tile "14th Regiment of Foot"]
West Yorkshire Regiment [Prince of Waless' Own ] King's crown black-brass cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse worn by the 8th. [Leeds Rifles ] Territorial Battalion. A crowned bugle horn to the centre of a circlet bearing the "Leeds Rifles" title on a crowned maltese cross within a wreath of laurel. Across the lower edge of the wreath the title scroll, "8 Bn. P.W.O. West Yorkshire Regt."
West Yorkshire Regiment. Brass cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the 15th.and 17th. Service Battalions [Leeds] West Yorkshire Regiment [Kitchener's Army ] The Arms of the City of Leeds.
West Yorkshire Regiment. Printed WW II white on red shoulder title,West Yorkshire.
West Yorkshire Regiment. Excellent quality king's crown officers sil / gilt Home Service helmet plate with three loops to the reverse. The White Horse of Hanover and the motto scroll on a red velvet ground to the centre of a Garter Strap and laurel wreath. Upon the wreath a tri-part scroll bearing the title," The West Yorkshire Regiment" with makers details for "J & Co." all mounted on a multi-rayed,crowned back-plate.
West Yorkshire Regiment. Scarce brass early pattern pouch badge with three screw bolts [two with original nuts and washers] to the reverse. The tiger above a scroll,"India".[ approx. 10x6cms]
West Yorkshire Regiment. King's crown black brass cap badge with slider fitting and strengthening wires to the reverse,worn by the 7th.Territorial [Leeds Rifles] Battalion West Yorks. A crowned bugle horn to the centre of a circlet bearing the title on a maltese cross within a wreath of laurel. Across the lower part of the wreath the title scroll, "7 Bn.P.W.O.West Yorkshire Regt.".
West Yorkshire Regiment.[Prince of Wales's Own] King's crown black-brass cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse and additional strengthening to the base of the crown,worn by the 7th. [Leeds Rifles] Territorial Battalion. A crowned bugle horn to the centre of a circlet bearing "Leeds Rifles " on a crowned maltese cross,within a wreath of laurel. To the lower edge a of the wreath the title scroll "7th.Bn. P.W.O. West Yorkshire Regt."
Westminster Dragoons. Pair of brass shoulder titles with their original backing plates,WDGNS.,worn in the 1950's.
Westminster Dragoons. Embroidered WW II red on purple shoulder title,Westminster Dragoons.
Westminster Dragoons.[2nd.County of London Yeomanry] Scarce brass shoulder title,2 / WD. Worn by the 2 / 2nd.County of London Yeomanry in 1914 for only two years.
Westminster O.T.C. Black-brass shoulder title,Westminster / OTC / School.
Westminster Regiment-Canada. WW II printed example of the yellow on blue shoulder title, The Westminster Regiment / Canada.
Westmoreland & Cumberland Imperial Yeomanry. Rare brass shoulder title,WCIY.
Westmoreland and Cumberland Yeomanry. Brass shoulder title T / Y / W and C. [Slight twist between the "D and C" ]
Westmoreland and Cumberland Yeomanry. Rare officers bronze king's crown cap badge with two blades to the reverse. Three sprigs of heather to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title,Westmoreland & Cumberland Yeo.
Westmoreland and Cumberland Yeomanry. Rare king's crown officers bronze service dress cap badge with two blades to the reverse. Three sprigs of heather to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title.
Whitgift School. Brass shoulder title for this Surrey school, Whitgift/OTC/School.
Wiltshire Regiment-Volunteers. Victorian white metal other ranks helmet plate with three loops to the reverse worn by the 2nd.Volunteer Battalion. The coronet and cypher of the Duke of Edinburgh on a maltese cross to the centre of a circlet bearing the title,within a crowned maltese cross plate. [Front of plate appears to have been lacquered ? and was probably blackened originally ]
Wiltshire Regiment-Volunteers. White metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The Cypher and coronet of the Duke of Edinburgh to the centre of a maltese cross surmounted by a coronet,above the title scroll, "1st.Wiltshire R.V."
Wiltshire Regiment. Black-brass shoulder title,T / 4 / Wilts.complete with original shaped brass backing plate. Worn by the 4th.Territorial [Trowbridge ] Battalion
Wiltshire Regiment. WW II white on red printed shoulder title,Wiltshire.
Wiltshire Regiment. [Duke of Edinburgh's] Black-brass cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse,worn by the 4th.Territorial Battalion. The cypher of the Duke of Edinburgh to the centre of a maltese cross with the coronet above and title scroll below.
Wiltshire Regiment. [Duke of Edinburgh's] Officers bronze service dress cap badge with two loops and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse. The cypher of the Duke of Edinburgh mounted upon the centre of a maltese cross with the coronet above and the title scroll below.
Wiltshire Regiment. [Duke of Edinburgh's] Brass other ranks Home Service helmet plate centre with four loops to the reverse. The cypher and coronet of Alfred Ernest Albert [Duke of Edinburgh] on a maltese cross within a circlet bearing the title, " Wiltshire." [Designed to be worn on the Universal pattern star back-plate]
Wiltshire Regiment. [Duke of Edinburgh's] WW II plastic economy issue cap badge with two blades to the reverse. The cypher of the Duke of Edinburgh to the centre of a maltese cross with the coronet above and title scroll below.
Wiltshire Regiment. [Duke of Edinburgh's]-Volunteers. Rare officers silvered glengarry badge with two loops and original green shaped "Rosette " to the reverse. The cypher of the Duke of Edinburgh to the centre of a maltese cross within a circlet bearing the title, "Wilts Regt. 2nd. Volr.Battn." surmounted by a Victorian crown.
Wiltshire Regiment.-Volunteers. Victorian officers silvered cross-belt plate with original shaped back-plate,and four screw bolts to the reverse worn by the 2nd.Volunteer Battalion Wiltshire Regiment. The Coronet and cypher of Alfred Earnest Albert ,Duke of Edinburgh,on a plain,domed background,to the centre of a crowned wreath of laurel and palm. Upon the wreath a scroll bearing the title,"2nd. Volunteer Battalion" and below this the title scroll, "The Wiltshire Regiment".
Wiltshire Rifle Volunteers. Rare and unusual bronzed-brass cross-belt plate with two screw bolts to the reverse,worn by the 1st.Wiltshire Rifle Volunteers.[Salisbury ?] A large number "1" to the centre of a circlet bearing the title Wiltshire and the date 1859,with a very unusual crown to the top,and the letters,RV, inside a bugle horn below.
Wiltshire Rifle Volunteers. Black-brass Victorian other ranks helmet plate with three loops to the reverse worn by the 1st.Wiltshire Rifle volunteers. This title on a circlet around a strung bugle horn to the centre of a crowned maltese cross. [Slight bend to lower left arm of the cross.]
Wiltshire Volunteer Training Corps. Scarce WW I brass cap badge with slider fitting and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse. The monogram "VTC" and the date,1915 with a pair of crossed rifles to the centre of a crowned wreath of laurel,above the title scroll, "Devizes".
Winchester College-O.T.C. Brass shoulder title,OTC / Winchester.
Winnipeg Light Infantry. Nice light bronze cap badge,worn 1920s.
Winnipeg Light Infantry. Scarce brass shoulder title,106 / Winnipeg / Light Infantry,with two "flat" style loops to the reverse.
Winnipeg Rifles. Black-brass victorian glengarry badge with two loops to the reverse,worn by the 90th.Winnipeg Rifles. The roman numerals XC below a beaver, to the centre of a circlet bearing the title and motto,Cede Nullis,on a backing of a crowned maltese cross with maple leaves between the arms.[Approx 7x5cms]
Wolverhampton Volunteer Defence Force. Rare WW I raised volunteers bronzed king's crown cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The Arms of Wolverhampton on a crowned shield above a scroll bearing the letters,"W.V.D.F",upon a multi-rayed star.
Women's Army Auxiliary Corps. Scarce pair of WW I embroidered white on khaki shoulder titles,WAAC. [One letter "C" has a slight stain.]
Women's Auxiliary Corps [India] Embroidered WW II black on pale k.d. shoulder strap slip-on,WAC [I]
Women's Auxiliary Police. Scarce WW II period white on black embroidered tunic badge. The letters,W.A.P.C.within an oval. [Womens Auxiliary Police Corps] [Card glued to the reverse]
Women's Junior Air Corps. Scarce WW II enamel cap / uniform badge with brooch pin fitting to the reverse. An aeroplane in a blue / green enamel triangle with the titles,Women's Junior Air Corps to the outer white enamel triangle. [Formed in 1940 to encourage girls to a "spirit of patriotism and loyalty"] [See J.Mills excellent book "Within the Island Fortress" number 3 for more information]
Women's Land Army / Timber Corps. Scarce WW II king's crown white and green enamel lapel badge with brooch pin fitting and makers details for Fattorini Birmingham to the reverse. The cypher of GviR to the centre of a crowned strap bearing the title,"Women's Forestry Service" within a wreath of laurel,above a scroll "Home Timber Supplies"
Women's Land Army. Bronze king's crown tunic / lapel badge with brooch pin fitting and makers details for Fattorinni Bradford to the reverse. A sheaf of wheat to the centre of a crowned oval bearing the title, " Board of Agriculture Land Worker"
Women's Land Brigade-Canada. Extremely rare king's crown WW II gilt and enamel lapel badge with brooch pin fitting and makers details for Birks-Ellis to the reverse,worn by the Ontario Farmers Service Force. A sheaf of wheat on a green enamel ground to the centre of an oval bearing the title,"Women's Land Brigade" surmounted by the crown and a red enamel tablet,"O.F.S.F."
Women's Royal Air Force. Scarce mint gilt cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The cross within a wreath of half oak and half laurel,above the scroll, "Via Crucis Via Lucis". Worn by W.R.A.F. Chaplain's Assistants who are ungraded officers acting as spiritual advisors to the W.R.A.F.
Women's Royal Naval Service. WW II officers black brushed melton cloth tri-corn hat with black edge trim binding,and complete with the king's crown WREN officers fouled anchor in a blue wreath cap badge on the original cap band. The interior has a black imitation silk adjustable sweatband lining and makers label for Woodrow Piccadilly [By Appointment to the King] [Stain to the inside front from face powder ?!]
Women's Royal Naval Service. Rare 1917 era white cotton armband bearing the initials,"W.R.N.S.". Probably issued to early joining members before the issue of uniforms,or persons working officially with the W.R.N.S. or a form of "Duty" identification ? [Some light staining]
Women's Royal Naval Service. King's crown WW II era embroidered officers cap badge with original paper makers label to the reverse. The silver fouled anchor to the centre of a pale blue embroidered wreath surmounted by a red inset crown all on a shaped black backing.
Women's Transport Service [First Aid Nursing Yeomanry] Bronze cap badge with two blades and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse. A cross Moline to the centre of a circlet bearing the title,Women's Transport Service F.A.N.Y.
Women's Transport Service-F.A.N.Y. Embroidered WW II maroon on camel coloured shoulder title,Women's Transport Service / F.A.N.Y. [First Aid Nursing Yeomanry] [Slight stitching loss to the "W".]
Women's Voluntary Service. White metal and enamel king's crown first pattern lapel badge with brooch pin fitting and makers details for H.B.Sale Birmingham to the reverse. The letters "A.R.P. and the title "Women's Voluntary Services" in red enamel below the king's crown. [See J.Mills excellent book on the subject "Within the Island Fortress" [Volume 1]
Women's Volunteer Reserve. Bronzed shoulder title W.V.R. Worn by the Women's Volunteer Reserve,one of the many womens units formed by the Marchioness of Londonderry in the First World War.
Women's Volunteer Reserve. Scarce officers bronze cap badge with two blades and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse. A globe with a pennon flying the Cross of St.George to the centre of a circlet bearing the motto,on a four-pointed star and St.George's Cross above the title scroll.
Womens Army Corps [India] Brass shoulder title,W.A.C.[I],with two integeral lugs to the reverse.
Womens Army Corps-India. Group of items to a very high-ranking female officer in the Indian Womens Army Corps. Bras cap badge "WAC India" within a wreath of laurel with two loops to the reverse. Two tropical shoulder strap slip-ons,both bearing rank insignia for a Lieutenant-Colonel,and the black embroidered title."W.A.C.[I] to one of them. Two photographs of the lady. One in service dress wearing f.s.cap, [Peshawar India ] and the other in shirtsleeves with medal ribbon,beret with badge and showing rank slide.
Womens Auxiliary Air Force. Brass W.A.A.F.'s king's crown cap badge with two loops to the reverse,and red fibre "dog-tag" bearing her name,number and religion.
Womens Auxiliary Army Corps. Scarce brass shoulder title,W.A.A.C., worn only from 1917 when raised until 1918,when they became Queen Mary's Army Auxiliary Corps.
Womens Land Army- Timber Corps. WW II king's crown plastic economy issue cap badge with two blades and makers details for Stanley Walsall to the reverse. A fir tree to the centre of a crowned oval bearing the title "Timber Corps" with the acronym "WLA" to the lower scroll.
Womens Land Army-Australia. Scarce WW II embroidered light green on khaki shoulder title,W.L.A.
Womens Land Army. WW II embroidered example of the red on green armband with two button fastening to the reverse. The "WLA" monogram surmounted by the king's crown and two red diamonds,with two additional red and green half diamonds affixed. This denotes this lady served for three years.
Womens Land Army. Brass and enamel WLA badge with the uncommon lapel fitting to the reverse. A wheatsheaf on green enamel to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title. [Gilt a little worn]
Womens Land Army. Embroidered WW II red and green arm band with correct button fastening to the reverse. The king's crown above the letters "WLA" and flanked by two diamonds. Three extra half-diamonds have been added by the lady owner to show that she served in the WLA for three and a half years.
Womens Royal Air Force. Scarce 1918 issue W.R.A.F. first pattern embroidered cap badge. The white R.A.F. eagle on a padded black velvet ground to the centre of double circles surmounted by the padded white and black king's crown.
Womens Royal Air Force. Rare pair of W.R.A.F. embroidered first pattern [1918] sleeve eagles. White eagles with black high-lights on a shaped black background.
Womens Royal Naval Service. Bronze lapel badge for the Association of Wrens. Fouled anchor,naval crown and wren,to the centre of an oval bearing the title. Pin fitting [Replacement] to the reverse,and makers details for Gaunt London.
Womens Voluntary Service. Embroidered WW II maroon on grey title,W.V.S. Overseas.
Womens Voluntary Service. WW II grey felt armband with maroon embroidered king's crown above the letters,WVS.
Womens Voluntary Service. Scarce maroon on grey embroidered "Designation", W.V.S. Overseas.
Womens Voluntary Service. Scarce white metal badge with original brooch pin fitting to the reverse,the letters,W.V.S. Worn on the jacket by volunteers serving in India in WWII.
Womens Voluntary Service. WW II green cotton arm band with elasticated straps to the reverse. The king's crown above the letters W.V.S. stencilled in red.[Inked issue number "15" to the inside]
Womens Voluntary Services. Scarce embroidered maroon on grey designation title,"Services Welfare"
Worcestershire Hussars. White metal N.C.O.\'s sleeve badge,a sprig of pear blossom,with two loops to the reverse. [Now with later green backing cloth for display]
Worcestershire Regiment-Volunteers. Scarce white metal three piece shoulder title complete with original shaped brass back-plate,1 / V / Worcester. [Title slightly grubby]
Worcestershire Regiment. Brass other ranks Valise star,the Lion standing upon a tablet,\"Firm\"inside the Garter motto. With box-section fitting to the reverse,to slide over the equipment straps.
Worcestershire Regiment. Extremely rare WW II yellow on green printed shoulder title carrying the regimental motto \"FIRM\",worn only by the 11th. Battalion.
Worcestershire Regiment. Brass other ranks glengarry badge with two loops to the reverse worn from 1890-1895. A lion to the centre of a Garter Strap above the motto scroll,"Firm" all on a multi-rayed star. [See Bennett's book page 79] [One loop probably replaced?]
Worcestershire Regiment. Superb and rare officers sil / gilt foreign service helmet pagri badge with original brooch pin fitting to the reverse. The Worcester's "Tower" to the centre of a strap bearing the title,with the English Lion above and the motto scroll ,"Firm" below,all mounted upon a multi-rayed star back-plate. [Worn on the white foreign service helmet 1883-1890,see Bennett's book page 62.]
Worcestershire Regiment. Brass other ranks pagri badge,the design as the other ranks helmet plate centre but with long slider fitting to the reverse. The lion to the centre of a Garter Strap on an elongated star,with the motto "Firm",to the centre of a circlet bearing the title,Worcestershire and the motto repeated again in a tablet.
Worcestershire Regiment. Excellent quality pair of 1880's officers sil / gilt collar badges. The Lion of England to the centre of a Garter Strap above the "Firm " motto scroll upon a multi-rayed star. [One small reverse clip absent.]
Worcestershire Regiment. Early pattern large brass valise badge with original "box " fitting to the reverse. The Lion to the centre of a Garter Strap upon a multi-rayed star with the Regiment's motto "Firm" on a small scroll to the lower part.
Worcestershire Regiment. Anodised aluminium cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse bearing makers details for Dowler Birmingham. The lion and "Firm" tablet to the centre of an oval Garter Strap upon an elongated multi-rayed star.
Worcestershire Regiment. Extremely rare officers sil /gilt 1890 pattern forage cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The English Lion on a black velvet ground to the centre of a Garter Strap above the motto scroll "Firm" mounted upon an elongated multi-rayed star.[See R.Bennett's book page 76.] [Gilt now brass] [Approx 6 x 4.5 cms.]
Worcestershire Regiment. Small brass and enamel sweetheart / old comrades lapel badge with brooch pin fitting to the reverse. Design as the first pattern cap badge.
Worcestershire Rifle Volunteers. Scarce officers Victorian silvered cross-belt plate with two screw bolts to the reverse. The Worcestershire Pear Tree to the centre of a circlet bearing the title,"Worcestershire Rifles" within a crowned wreath of oak.[Worn 1859-1885] [See R.Bennett's book page 150]
Worcestershire Royal Grammar School-O.T.C. Scarce brass cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. The lion to the centre of a Garter Strap on a multi-rayed star bearing the motto ,"Firm" above the title scroll, "W.R.G.S.O.T.C.".
Worcestershire-Artillery. Brass shoulder title,T / RFA / Worcestershire. Worn by the Batteries in the South Midlands Division.
Worksop College-O.T.C. King's crown bi /metal cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse. A stag to the centre of a wreath upon a crowned maltese cross,flanked by the titles,"Sherwood Foresters" above a scroll, "Worksop College O.T.C."
Wounded Badge. Unusual pattern brass "wounded " sleeve badge with makers details for Lambourne Birmingham to the reverse. Complete with the original back-plate bearing the following-"Untarnishable - stripe - Chemically treated"
Wrekin College-O.T.C. Bronze cap badge with two blades to the reverse. A rampant lion above a scroll,Wrekin College Shropshire.
Wrekin College-Shropshire. Brass cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse worn by Wrekin O.T.C. A rampant lion above a furled scroll bearing the title.
WW I Concert Party Badge. Extremely rare brass and enamel lapel badge with brooch pin fitting to the reverse. The Y.M.C.A. monogram on a black bar within a red triangle to the centre of a green circlet bearing the title, " Lena Ashwell Concert Party". Lena Ashwell [Nee Pocock] was born in England but spent her early years in Canada. She was the daughter of Commander Pocock and sister of Roger Pocock the founder of the Legion of Frontiersmen .She moved to England to pursue an acting career but soon moved into theatre management opening the Kingsway Theatre in London. In 1915 she started organising concert parties to travel to France to bring "Culture and Entertainment " to the troops,with singing,acting and dancing. Some of the "male performers only" parties producing shows just behind the front lines.
WW I Entente Cordiale. Scarce WW I enamel lapel badge with brooch pin fitting and registration number to the reverse. Four clasped hands and the flags of England,Belgium,Russia and France on a white enamel ground,to the centre of a circlet bearing the title,"L'Entente Cordiale".
WW II Fundraising Badge. Celluloid covered red,white and blue,tin pin back badge sold to raise funds for the war effort. A Royal Naval ensign flying above the words,Birmingham\'s Warship Week.
Y.M.C.A. Rare WW1 bronzed shoulder title for the \"Y.M.C.A\" Working behind the front lines looking to the needs of resting troops.
York & Lancaster Regiment. Embroidered white on red shoulder title,Hallamshire,worn by Territorial Battalions of the York & Lancs. [Traces of "blu-tac" to reverse.]
York & Lancaster Regiment. Officers Victorian sil / gilt Home Service Helmet plate with three loops to the reverse. The Roses of both Yorkshire and Lancashire on a ground of black velvet to the centre of a Garter Strap within a wreath of laurel,that carries the title scroll. All mounted upon a crowned multi-rayed star back-plate.
York & Lancaster Regiment. Scarce WW I embroidered red on khaki shoulder title,Hallamshire. Worn by Territorial Battalions of the York & Lancaster Regiment.
York & Lancaster Regiment. Scarce brass shoulder title,Y & L / Sheffield. Worn by the WW I raised 12th. [Sheffield ] Service Battalion York and Lancs.
York and Lancaster Regiment. Pair of bi / metal collar badges with single flat lug fitting. The Yorkshire and Lancashire roses above a tiger. [One collar appears to have been officially converted from loops]
York and Lancaster Regiment. WW II plastic economy issue cap badge with two blades and makers details for Stanley Walsall to the reverse. The Royal Tiger and the rose of both counties surmounted by a coronet within a wreath of laurel and the title scroll.
York and Lancaster Regiment. Scarce WW II printed white on red shoulder title still affixed to a 1943 dated Inspectorate of Clothing pattern card,with original wax seals and various company notations to the reverse.
York and Lancaster Regiment. WW II embroidered example of the half white and half red rose on a black background.
York and Lancaster Regiment. WW II white on red printed shoulder title,York and Lancaster.
York Rangers Regiment-Canada. Excellent quality pair of king's crown officers sil / gilt collar badges with double blade fittings and makers details for Scully Montreal to the reverse. The head of a mountain lion to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title above the motto scroll. [See item 19627 for cap badge]
Yorkshire County Division. Printed WW II example of the red letter "Y" on a white shield with red backing. [Sign cut to shape of the circle.]
Yorkshire Dragoons.[Queen's Own] King's crown white metal NCO's sleeve badge with original heavy brooch pin fitting to the reverse. The Yorkshire Rose surmounted by the crown.
Yorkshire Dragoons.[Queen's Own] Brass king's crown cap badge with slider fitting to the reverse bearing makers details for Gaunt London. The crowned Yorkshire Rose.
Yorkshire Home Guard. Scarce set of WW II printed shoulder designations,Home Guard / ER / 102. Worn by 102 [East Riding Home Guard ] Anti-Aircraft Rocket Battery. Stationed in Hull and commanded by Major L.Harvey MBE MM.
Yorkshire Hussars.[Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own] Officers sil / gilt cap badge with two loops to the reverse. The Yorkshire Rose surmounted by the Prince of Wales's plumes.[Slight tarnish to high points of the rose.]
Yorkshire Hussars.[Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own] Brass shoulder title,YH,with makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse.
Yorkshire Regiment.[Alexandra's Princess of Wales's Own] Brass shoulder title,T / 5 / York,worn by the 5th.[Scarborough] Territorial Battalion Yorkshire Regiment.
Yorkshire Regiment.[Princess of Wales's Own] Scarce white metal cap badge with two loops to the reverse worn by the 3rd. [Militia] Battalion. The Dannebrog and coronet to the centre of a laurel wreath bearing the full titles. [One loop reinforced / replaced with glue]
Young Men's Christian Association-War Service.[Scotland] Gilt and enamel lapel badge with brooch pin fitting and makers details for Fattorini Birmingham to the reverse. The Y.M.C.A. title and Red Triangle insignia surmounted by a thistle,to the centre of a quatrefoil bearing the title, "Voluntary War Service".
Young Mens Christian Association. Scarce WW I enamelled cap badge with slider fitting and makers details for Fattorini Bolton to the reverse. A black enamel title tablet bearing the letters "Y.M.C.A." on a red enamel triangle. [Worn by uniformed members providing comforts for the troops]