QVC Victorian Indian Medical Service (IMS) White Metal Pagri Badge
A quite stunning badge, heavy solid cast in one piece in what looks like unmarked Indian silver with original pagri fitting. Circa 7.2cms tall. The VR is hand etched and the casting is very fine but most probably locally made in India. Most likely an officer's / senior doctor's badge as opposed to an Indian Mess Servant. Indian Medical Service was only formed in 1897 so short lived wear with... read more
Indian Army STC Supply and Transport Corps Shoulder Title and Large Pattern Brass Button
Large Cast Shoulder Title worn1911 - 1923, together with large pattern brass button with GRI cypher.
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Indian Army - IASC Indian Army Service Corps Pair of Officers Enamel, Gilt & Silver Collar Badges
Die cast unmarked silver with functional pin and 'C' clasp fittings to the reverse of each. Maker marked J&Co (Jennens) which dates them to pre 1924. Kings crown. Each circa 2.7cms tall. One slightly more dark toned on the silver than the other otherwise a good matched pair. Gorgeous little things with no damage to the enamel.
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Indian Army - 61st Prince of Wales 's Own ( Madras) Pioneers Officer 's Bi Metal Pagri Badge, 1906 - 1910 only, Gaunt
A large and attractive officers bi-metal pagri badge to the 61st Prince of Wales 's Own Pioneers, 1906 - 1910 only, JR Gaunt & Sons Ltd, London stamped in a crescent to the reverse. Original clasp and pin fitting (point of pin dulled to a flat point), and with two braising / sweat holes behind the pin fitting. In very good condition and with sharp detail. Circa 5.9cm tall and 6.3cm wide. Scarce... read more
Indian Auxiliary Army - Kolar Gold Fields ( KGF ) Mounted Rifles Silvered White Metal Shoulder Title - Pre 1917
KGF / MOUNTED RIFLES Indian Army Kolar Gold Fields Mounted Rifles ( MR) officers shoulder title with two original lugs to the reverse. Silvered finish. A very rare item. Circa 3.7cms wide and 2cms tall.
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Ceylon Planters Rifle Corps Blackened Brass Collar Badge
Smaller than the cap badge (see final photo for comparison) at circa 2.3cm tall and 2.6cm wide, with two original loops to the reverse (some twisting to left leaf but does not detract).
Worn in non-facing pairs, circa 1881 - 1947.
Renfrew et al, Vol 2 Nos 2140/2141 refer.
See 62776 for the cap badge.
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WW1 Indian Army 129 Baluchis Brass Shoulder TItle
One piece title with two original tomb stone style loops / fixings to the reverse. Possibly blackened at one point, but only traces of this remains to front otherwise in very good condition.
The 129th Duke of Connaught's Own Baluchis was an infantry regiment of the British Indian Army raised in 1846 as the 2nd Bellochee Battalion. It was designated as the 129th Duke of Connaught... read more
62nd Bengal Native Infantry Hat Badge Circa 1855 - 1857
A badge of this pattern is described in the Sir John Chapple Collection gifted to the National Army Museum. Cast in yellow brass with four fixing loops soldered to the reverse. Circa 7.3cms tall in good condition with no damage. The 62nd were disarmed in 1857 during the Indian Mutiny. Rare.
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WW2 Royal Indian Army Service Corps (RIASC) Officers / NCOs Cast Cap Badge
A good die cast brass example worn 1937-47. Looks to have been cast from an Officer's badge as makers stamp J.R. Gaunt, London can faintly be seen on the back. Two original loops to the reverse. In very good condition.
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1st Punjab Regiment Large Cast Bi-Metal Shoulder Belt Plate (SBP), screwposts
Indian Army - a large and imposing 1st Punjab Regiment Shoulder Belt Plate, Indian cast and of two part construction with a brass floret with kings crown to the top and a mounted metal elephant with Assaye tablet and Chinese dragon below. Two out of three screw posts remaining (one bent). Two old holes to either side of the elephant appear to have been filled in with lead solder. Worn 192... read more