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WW2 Orkney and Shetland Defences (OSDEF) / 227th Independent Infantry Brigade Embroidered Formation Sign

WW2 Orkney and Shetland Defences (OSDEF) / 227th Independent Infantry Brigade Embroidered Formation Sign

Removed from uniform. Red fouled anchor on a dark blue rectangle. In good condition.

For the former, composed of mainly Ant--Aircraft and Coast Defence Gunners and infantry adopted this nautical design given their close association with the defence of the naval base at Scapa Flow. Cole p105 refers.

For the latter, became part of 15th Infantry Division in Septe...  read more

Code: 61686

20.00 GBP

British Troops in Bahrain Formation Designation Sign Cloth Badge

British Troops in Bahrain Formation Designation Sign Cloth Badge

Scarlet backing square with white embroidery Arabic letters within a white border. Aertex backing with four press studs, one of which is hanging lose and needs sewing on but I will leave that to you! Some wear from service use, some small edge damage, and a small stain on the reverse. Circa 5.5cm square.  read more

Code: 58413

24.00 GBP

Post WW2 Denmark Danish Brigade Group Cloth Formation Sign

Post WW2 Denmark Danish Brigade Group Cloth Formation Sign

A woven cloth formation sign removed from uniform but in good overall condition. Post WW2 issue.

Cole "Badges on Battledress" p160 refers.

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Code: 58859

45.00 GBP

WW2 Indian Army - Waziristan District Embroidered Formation Sign

WW2 Indian Army - Waziristan District Embroidered Formation Sign

A good WW2 embroidered example - two crossed Waziri Pathans daggers in white on a red square background, removed from uniform.

Waziristan is a mountainous region in northwestern Pakistan and eastern Afghanistan. It covers some 15,000 square kilometers and is mostly populated by ethnic Pashtuns. It is named after the Wazir tribe.

Cole p119

A134.1  read more

Code: 56523

35.00 GBP

WW2 154 Royal Armoured Corps RAC Regiment (ex 9th Battalion North Staffordshire Regiment) Printed Cloth Formation Sign - Display Patents

WW2 154 Royal Armoured Corps RAC Regiment (ex 9th Battalion North Staffordshire Regiment) Printed Cloth Formation Sign - Display Patents

Removed from uniform, small black square with badge of the North Staffs printed / painted onto it. An original and rare item. a short-lived unit, raised in January 1942 until disbanded in July 1943. Manufactured by Display Patents. Circa 4cms x 4.5cms. First one I have ever handled.

BoBD (Mills) No 1452 refers.

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Code: 67119

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Post 1947 20th Indian Infantry Division Embroidered Officer Quality Formation Sign on Press Studs

Post 1947 20th Indian Infantry Division Embroidered Officer Quality Formation Sign on Press Studs

Mounted on card to stiffen and sewn in with silk lined backing, 3 press studs, a very pleasing example. This pattern post 1947 Independence. Looks to be of officer quality.

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Code: 67122

25.00 GBP

101st Coast Artillery Brigade Printed Formation Sign

101st Coast Artillery Brigade Printed Formation Sign

Authorised for wear in May 1949 by those regiments in the Brigade who lined the Thames Estuary and commanded the coasts from Sussex to Norfolk, the design symbolising the brigade's defence of the 'gateway' to Great Britain. In good unissued condition.

BoBD (Mills) No 5386 refers.

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Code: 67121

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14th Army (Chindit) Printed Formation Sign

14th Army (Chindit) Printed Formation Sign

A pleasing original ordnance issued example, a few fly-away threads but in unissued condition.

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Code: 67120

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WW2 4th Battalion Devonshire Regiment Printed Cloth Regimental Flash Formation Sign

WW2 4th Battalion Devonshire Regiment Printed Cloth Regimental Flash Formation Sign

Removed from uniform, edges neatly folded over.
Red on dark green. Worn on Gibraltar in 1944. Scarce.

Ref Waring 734 and Jon Mills Badges on Battle Dress Vol 1, page 85 item 513.

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Code: 64320

55.00 GBP

52nd (Scottish Lowland) Division Printed Saltire Formation Sign

52nd (Scottish Lowland) Division Printed Saltire Formation Sign

A small shield / saltire in good unissued condition.

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Code: 65889

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