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Indian Army ( AFI ) - Kolar Gold Field Battalion Embroidered Pagri Badge

Indian Army ( AFI ) - Kolar Gold Field Battalion Embroidered Pagri Badge

Kolar Gold Field Battalion (Auxiliary Force India ) cloth pagri badge - golden yellow embroidered on black, but backing faded from sun and wear and slight damage to thread on pick axe head. No moth but some stress marks to fabric from wear. Circa 7cm tall and 6cm wide. Scarce.

The Kolar Gold Fields are believed to be the second deepest gold mines in the world. Situated at a dista...  read more

Code: 58801

80.00 GBP

2GR 2nd King Edward VII's Own Gurkha Rifles (The Simoor Rifles) Officer's Silvered Matched Pair of Mess Dress Collar Badges - Firmin

2GR 2nd King Edward VII's Own Gurkha Rifles (The Simoor Rifles) Officer's Silvered Matched Pair of Mess Dress Collar Badges - Firmin

An attractive unmarked silver pair of matched collar badges with silvered loops and both maker marked Firmin London. Circa 23mm tall.

Gurkha Museum Publication "Insignia of The 2nd King Edward VII's Own Gurkha Rifles (The Simoor Rifles)" (Jan 1999 edition) Figure 2GR B5 p24 refers.

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Code: 66838

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Indian Army - 10th Baluch Officers Silver Headdress Cap Badge

Indian Army - 10th Baluch Officers Silver Headdress Cap Badge

An Indian made cap badge, finely cast and stamped "silver" with two original silver loops and maker marked "Manikrai & Sons". Circa 3.4cms tall. Scarce. King's Crown. The badge was actually not approved until 1945 and worn until 1956 (source: p66 MHS Special Bulletin 2022).

The 10th Baluch Regiment was a regiment of the British Indian Army from 1922 to 1947. After independence...  read more

Code: 66872

145.00 GBP

WW2 Indian Army - Bihar Regiment small pair of brass shoulder titles

WW2 Indian Army - Bihar Regiment small pair of brass shoulder titles

A matched pair of very small cast brass shoulder titles with two original loops to the reverse of each (some service wear evident to these). In good condition. See also my item 66865 for a larger and curved shoulder title to this regiment. These are possibly officer issue but happy to be corrected.

The Bihar Regiment was formed in 1941 by regularising the 11th (Territorial) Bat...  read more

Code: 66866

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WW2 Indian Army - Bihar Regiment Cast Brass Shoulder Title

WW2 Indian Army - Bihar Regiment Cast Brass Shoulder Title

A curved voided cast title, locally made in India with two original integral fixing loops to the reverse. In good condition. See also my item 66866 for a pair of smaller straight titles to this regiment.

The Bihar Regiment was formed in 1941 by regularising the 11th (Territorial) Battalion, the 19th Hyderabad Regiment, and raising of three new battalions in addition to the 1...  read more

Code: 66865

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4th Gurkha Rifles Roman Numeral Felt Hat Badge

4th Gurkha Rifles Roman Numeral Felt Hat Badge

With two original long loops, bronzed black with most of the finish back to the bronze. Circa 32mm by 32mm.

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Code: 66822

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2GR 2nd King Edward VII's Own Gurkha Rifles (The Simoor Rifles) Officer's Pouch Badge

2GR 2nd King Edward VII's Own Gurkha Rifles (The Simoor Rifles) Officer's Pouch Badge

Die cast blackened and of UK manufacture with two original long screw posts one with its original fastening nut. Same size as the cap badge but worn by officer's on the pouch. This pouch badge was worn by officers, the RSM and the Bugle Major from 1911 - 1994. It has not been overly polished and retains is factory black oxidised finish.

Gurkha Museum Publication "Insignia of...  read more

Code: 66812

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Indian Army - 10th Gurkha Rifles (Sic) Blackened Brass Cap Badge

Indian Army - 10th Gurkha Rifles (Sic) Blackened Brass Cap Badge

This badge falls into the category of oddity / manufacturer's error. It was mistakenly made for the 10th Gurkha Rifles with the number 15 above crossed kukris when in India in the early 1930s due to an administrative error. Presumably never issued. In good condition with two original loops to the reverse.

See the Gurkha Museum Publication "Insignia of Gurkha Units in India a...  read more

Code: 66815

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Colonial India - VR / Bombay White Metal Shoulder Title - Gaunt

Colonial India - VR / Bombay White Metal Shoulder Title - Gaunt

VR / Bombay (Bombay Volunteer Rifles) shoulder title UK made and maker marked GR Gaunt London. Disbanded 1947. Two original loops to the reverse, slight polishing otherwise in very good condition.

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Code: 65449

20.00 GBP