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53rd (Welsh) Infantry Division / Womens Royal Army Corps (WRAC) Combination
An unusual combination as worn by a W.R.A.C sergeant. White on Beech Brown embroidered shoulder title above the red on khaki embroidered " W " of 53rd Infantry Division above sergeants chevrons all still affixed to the top part of a khaki blouse sleeve. Cold War item. One small hole in centre of blouse material which is visible when held up to the light
Code: 59839Price: 95.00 GBP
2nd Battalion Dorset Regiment BCOF Pair of Theatre Made Shoulder Titles and Formation Sign
A Scarce matching pair cut from original battledress tunic and mounted on the same with a Silk embroidered formation sign on poppers. All came together.
Worn only 1946 - 1948 by the 2nd Battalion of the Dorset Regiment in Japan as part of the British Commonwealth Occupation Forces (BCOF), 5th Infantry Brigade. Their task involved dismantling the Japanese war machine, disposal of war stores, monitoring the Japanese elections in 1946, repatriation of POWs, patrols to prevent smuggling and illegal entry. etc.
Code: 59823Price: 225.00 GBP
Unusual Embroidered Blue on Black Troops in Northern Ireland District Cloth Formation Sign
Believed to be the issue for the Women's Royal Naval Service (WRNS). In good unissued condition. Any information welcome.
Code: 59804Price: 25.00 GBP
Northern Command - East and West Riding Area Printed Cloth Formation Sign
Removed from uniform, one stain to front and a bit grubby. White rose on a black square. Scarce.
Code: 59803Price: 14.00 GBP
WW2 9th Anti - Aircraft Division Embroidered Formation Sign ( Welsh Coast )
An embroidered cloth formation sign with a downed aircraft on the silhouette of a black cat whose tail is curled to the shape of the figure nine. Provided air defence for Cardiff and South Wales Posts. Circa 4.7cm by 4.8cm. Sadly one small moth hole on backing material at about 4 o'clock otherwise in very good condition.
Code: 59802Price: 18.00 GBP
WW2 6th Armoured Division Embroidered Cloth Formation Designation Sign
Left facing. Removed from uniform but in good overall condition.
Code: 59801Price: 15.00 GBP
British Army - Rhine Army Troops ( BAOR) Embroidered Formation Designation Sign
Brabant weave embroidered Yellow Sword on Red Cross on Blue Shield. Minor pull to material on right arm of cross otherwise in good condition. Removed from uniform.
Code: 59800Price: 8.00 GBP
WW2 55th ( West Lancashire ) Infantry Division Stencil Painted 2nd Pattern Formation Sign
Removed from uniform, grubby from service use and sun fade to red on rose. Some traces of bluetack to the reverses. Circa 6.2cm by 5.2cm.
Five leaves on each side (for 55th) with red rose of Lancashire. This was a First-Line Territorial Division, composed of Territorial s from the Liverpool and West Lancashire area, and as part of the Home Forces the division was used in a training role.
Davis No 97 refers (Davis describes this as Fairly Scarce)
Code: 59798Price: 10.00 GBP
WW2 21st Army Group HQ Embroidered Cloth Formation Sign
In good condition but sadly one moth has taken a large nibble to centre of blue cross.
Code: 59797Price: 3.00 GBP
Korean War - 40th Infantry Division Printed Cloth Formation Sign
Right facing, printed yellow cockerel with red comb on dark blue (almost black) background. Removed from uniform and then an album with glue and paper stuck to reverse.
Formed in Hong Kong in 1949. Fought in Korea. Comprised of 1st Bn the Middlesex Regiment, 1st Bn Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders and with supporting troops drawn from the 27th British Commonwealth Brigade when in Korea. In very good condition.
Cole "Badges on Battledress" p58 refers.
Code: 59796Price: 10.00 GBP
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