The Royal Scots Other Ranks Bi-Metal Pagri Badge - Slider
A scarce badge, with original slider, not as long as that encountered on pre 1906 examples, so probably WW1 vintage. Condition is not great as slider has been bent back to make a hook, no doubt to facilitate a firmer grip of the pagri cloth, and this manipulation has distorted the central device which has popped off a bit on the left side of the circlet from the white metal star, not discernabl... read more
The King's Own Royal Regiment (Lancaster) Victorian / EDVII Other Ranks Cap Badge
A die struck example of two part construction with two original long dark toned loops to the reverse. Some slight loss of detail from polishing otherwise in good condition.
K&K Vol 1 No 592 refers.
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Connaught Rangers Edwardian EDVII Issue Other Ranks Gilding Metal Cap Badge
Die struck gilding metal cap badge with two original loops the reverse (some squashing and slight bending to these but fully functional). Some minor bends to harp strings otherwise in very good condition. Worn circa 1902 - 1910 with loops.
K&K Vol 1 No 696 refer.
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The Green Howards ( Alexandra, Princess of Wales's Own Yorkshire Regiment) (19th Foot) - 1st Pattern Other Ranks Bi-metal Cap Badge
A most attractive badge, die struck with two original dark toned lugs to the reverse and a number of braising / sweat / expansion holes to the reverse of the A. Some slight twisting to lugs otherwise in very good condition. This pattern worn until circa 1908.
K&K Vol 1 No 615 refers.
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The Queens Own Cameron Highlanders (79th Foot) Other-Ranks Victorian White Metal Glengarry Cap Badge - No Scroll
White metal die struck with two long dark toned lug fittings (east-west). Very good condition. Circa 57mm by 56mm wide. The Cameron scroll was added circa 1900. This pattern authorised for wear from 1872.
See also my 60100 for a slightly different pattern in a number of respects, but the most obvious is that the wee Jimmy is looking more straight ahead than on this example.
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The Welsh Regiment (41st & 69th Foot) Victorian / Edwardian EdVII Issue Other Ranks Bi Metal Cap Badge
A superb example with sharp detail, braising / sweat hole to reverse of coronet and two original lugs.
In 1920 the spelling was changed to "Welch".
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Grenadier Guards Grenade Brass Cap Badge Long slider ( clipped) - 16 flames
Unusual16 flames pattern with slider with original and long slider which has been clipped / squared off towards its end. In good condition.
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The Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) (42nd & 73rd Foot) - Victorian Issue Lacessit Spelling - Gaunt Tablet
A very pleasing die struck white metal badge with two original loops to the reverse (some slight bending to these). Victorian crown and sharp detail. Maker's tablet JR Gaunt London to reverse of crown. This version with the motto spelling "Lacessit" as opposed to the alternative version found "Lacesset". As is the case with all Black Watch badges there appears to be an inability to settle on th... read more
King's Royal Rifle Corps (KRRC) Blackened Brass Other Ranks Large Pattern Glengarry Badge, post 1881
Large post 1881 blackened brass die struck badge with two original loops to the reverse. Battle honours to Tel - el - Kebir. Circa 6.3cm tall and 4.7cm wide. Sharp detail with black finish in excellent condition. One very slight edge knock to bottom edge of Maltese cross, barely noticeable from the front.
K&K Vol 1, No 675 (but with a Victorian Crown).
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Victorian QVC King's Own Scottish Borderers (KOSB) Other Ranks Large Pattern White Metal Glengarry Badge - Gaunt Tablet
A good heavy quality early pattern die stamped white metal example with two of three original loops, the stub of the third remaining and located behind the crown. Circa 7.8cms tall. This is not a HPC or a converted HPC. Hard to find. The Victorian pattern crown worn 1887-1901, King's crown thereafter.
K&K Vol 1 Nos 626 refers.
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