Edwardian South African Constabulary Large White Metal Slouch Hat Cap Badge with Original Yellow Patent Leather Backing
A large unvoided white metal slouch hat badge of the South African Constabulary, worn 1902-1908, with its original yellow patent leather disc backing (I have only seen a similar one with a green backing before). In very good condition, but some age wear to backing paint and leather. Circa 57.5 mm (w) x 67.2 mm (h), both original dark toned lugs intact.
Owen 1851 refers.
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RWAFF Royal West African Frontier Force Pair of Officers Bronze OSD Collar Badges
A small pair of matching die cast bronze collars ( this pattern was also worn on the side cap or peaked cap), with two original loops to the reverse of each. Circa 3cm tall. Some service wear otherwise in very good condition.
Similar to the pattern in Renfrew et al, Vol 2, No 1679 but in bronze
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WW2 Rhodesia General Service Brass Collar Badge, Right Facing
In good condition with two original brass loops to the reverse (minor twisting from service wear).
Worn 1940 - 1956.
Renfrew et al Vol 1 No 563 refers.
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WW2 Sudan Defence Force (SDF) Large Pattern White Metal Cap Badge
Sand cast plated cap badge depicting an armed native tribesman upon a camel above a tablet bearing the letters "S.D.F." with original central screw post to reverse (some bluetack stuck to this, can be cleaned off). Circa 4.5cms tall. In very good condition.
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South Africa - Natal Mounted Rifles (NMR) White Metal Shoulder Title
A good example with minor surface wear and two original loops to the reverse. Circa 4.3cms wide and 1.6 cms tall.
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Rhodesia British South Africa Police Brass Helmet Plate and Cap Badge, Voided
Rhodesia British South Africa Police Helmet Plate /Cap Badge - King's Crown with voided centre. Good sharp detail. Two original long loops. Circa 4.9cms tall. Worn circa 1933 - 1945.
Renfrew et al, Vol 1 No 658 refers.
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South Africa - Cap Medical Corps Gilding Metal Slouch Hat Cap Badge
Good scarce die-stamped brass crowned title circlet on motto scroll; Cape Arms to unvoided centre. Two original loops to the reverse. King's crown. As worn from 1902 - 1913. Some service wear to loops otherwise in very good condition. As worn on the Slouch Hat. Scarce.
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RWAFF (Royal West African Frontier Force) Matched Pair Of No 1 Dress Epaulettes & Metal Insignia for the Rank of Lieutenant Colonel
A stunning matched pair of QEII issue blue velvet epaulettes with RWAFF button studs (the gilt on the buttons now mainly back to the brass) but the Rank insignia in fire gilt with red velvet backings to the crown. In superb condition. Scarce.
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Africa - Sudan Medical Service Chromed and Enamel Badge
A scarce red enamel and chrome badge, with original and stout pin to reverse, maker marked Firmin London. In good condition overall (some minor wear to chromium on the high points), enamel intact (some light surface marks) and most probably dating from the early1950s. Sudan obtained independence from Britain and Egypt in 1956. Circa 3.9cms in diameter. Not seen one before and does not appe... read more