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Skill in Driving Steering Wheel Prize Proficiency Trade Arm Badge - Mechanised Units
Introduced in the early 1930s and abolished in 1950, this steering wheel brass badge was awarded to Mechanised Batteries of the Royal Artillery and from 1936 to Royal Engineer and Royal Signals also, at the rate of one prize per unit and were also worn in WW2 to signify driving instructors. Circa 3.5cm in diameter, die cast brass metal and with cotter pin and two original lugs to the reverse. In good condition.
Edwards & Langley No 71A refers.
Code: 57714Price: 12.00 GBP
WW2 M. E. Commando 50 Middle East Commando Embroidered Shoulder Title
A scarce large woven yellow thread on black cloth background shoulder title. See Peter Taylor's book " Allied Special Forces Insignia 1929 - 1948" p68 for a similar example. In very good condition with no moth. Circa 13cm wide and 2.1cm tall.
Code: 57710Price: 225.00 GBP
WW2 Special Forces Paratroop Regiment Matched Pair of Straight Embroidered Cloth Titles
A matched pair of embroidered dark blue on sky blue felt cloth shoulder titles. In very good condition; one with white paper stuck to reverse. A good colour match and of similar size. Peter Taylor, who illustrates this version on p116 of his book " Allied Special Forces Insignia 1939- 1948 ", Paratroop as opposed to Parachute Regiment first appeared in 1942, but there is a question mark over whether they were ever worn. Rare.
Code: 57708Price: 345.00 GBP
WW2 Special Forces Airborne Matched Pair of Straight Embroidered Cloth Titles
These are the straight title variety as illustrated in Peter Taylor's Allied Special Forces Book 1939 - 1948, pp.120-121. Each is circa 9.8cm wide and 2cm tall. Light blue on maroon. Hessian backed to reverse. Scarce.
On hold for D.R.
R.E.M.E. Royal Electrical & Mechanical Engineers Embroidered Cloth Shoulder Title
Scarce embroidered Red on Black, 1st pattern. In good condition with some traces of paste to the reverse.
Code: 57706Price: 55.00 GBP
R.E.M.E. Royal Electrical & Mechanical Engineers Printed Cloth Shoulder Title
Yellow on Black Printed Shoulder Title. Some traces of white 'bluetack' to the reverse otherwise in very good condition.
Code: 57705Price: 10.00 GBP
WW2 R.A.M.C. Royal Army Medical Corps Printed Shoulder Title on Light Khaki Cloth Backing
White on cherry red backing. Still sewn to light khaki backing, in worn condition and a bit grubby and faded.
Code: 57704Price: 20.00 GBP
WW2 17th Brigade / 5th Division / 2nd Battalion Northamptonshire Regiment Battledress Combination
Printed cloth and felt combination sign on khaki battledress material backing. Printed Y with three felt bars. Damage to khaki backing to right of the Y which has been patched to the reverse with a small piece of tape (could be invisibly mended), otherwise in good condition.
During WW2 the 2nd Bn Northants Regiment were at Dunkirk and afterwards fought through Italy. Worn December 1939 - March 1942 and then June 1942 - August 1945.
Code: 57703Price: 175.00 GBP
Women 's Transport Service F.A.N.Y. Embroidered Shoulder Title
Embroidered red on light tan shoulder title. Rounded ends. In good condition.
( First Aid Nursing Yeomanry ).
Code: 57702Price: 35.00 GBP
Boer War - Oxfordshire Light Infantry Foreign Service Helmet Pagre Badge / Flash
A scarce embroidered white on red foreign service helmet pagri flash as worn in the the 32nd Anglo - Boer War of 1899 -1902. Slight dark mark in one of the bugle string loops otherwise a lovely item without any moth damage but a real sense of age to it.
Code: 57701Price: 145.00 GBP
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