The Queens Royal Regiment (West Surrey) (2nd Foot) Other Ranks Larger Pattern Brass Cap Badge
This pattern was introduced with the change of title and was worn from 1920 onwards until a smaller pattern of this design was introduced towards the end of WW2. In good condition with original slider. It has some polishing from service wear and is possibly lacquered, but an attractive badge overall.
The final photo shows this badge against the earlier pattern and listed for sale... read more
The Guards Machine Gun Battalion Other Ranks White Metal Cap Badge
A WW1 issue die struck cap badge worn only 1917-18 by the Guards Machine Gun Battalion with original slider. much reproduced, this is a genuine example in very good condition with some service wear to the slider. A good stiff badge, well made. Circa 5cm by 5.1cm. Scarce. Redesignated 8th May 1918 as the Guards Machine Gun Regiment (see item listed below).
The date 1916 relates to... read more
Duke of Cornwalls Light Infantry (32nd Foot) Other Ranks Victorian Brass Metal Cap Badge, 1896 - 1900 only
Die struck quality yellow brass cap badge with three original dark toned loops to the reverse. Some squeezing to loops and twisting but still functional. Sharp detail and scarce. Gaylor (p37) states this pattern worn prior to 1901, although the 1900 Dress Regulations for the British Army show the new white metal badge with the scroll "Cornwall". Ivall & Thomas confirm it was worn from 1896 ... read more
Royal Irish Fusiliers ( RIF ) Brodrick Cap Badge
Stock updated in Regular Infantry Other Ranks Badges 1898 - 1922, RIF Brodrick Cap Badge added as item 60099.
See p38 of "A Monstrous Piece of Cloth - The Brodrick Cap" by Toby Brayley for a photo of this larger badge being worn, with a separate coronet above, on the unpopular and short-lived Brodrick cap. Incidentally, this wonderful book was recently sent for free to m... read more
Regular Infantry Other Ranks Badges 1898 - 1922
New Section completed!
Covering the Boer War, WW1 and the re-organisations of the early 1920s, this section attempts to bring together in order of precedence all of the other ranks cap badges worn during this period. It may include Victorian issues, Edwardian lugged issues, Slidered WW1 examples and also WW1 brass economy versions. I have only attempted to differentiate b... read more
Grenadier Guards Other Ranks Brass Gilding Metal Cap Badge
WW1 pattern with original slider to reverse. 17 flames. In very good condition.
K&K Vol 1 No 891 refers.
F23.5 read more
Coldstream Guards Other Ranks Brass Gilding Metal Cap Badge
Good straight and stiff badge with sharp detail and two original dark toned lugs to the reverse.
K&K Vol 1 No 901 refers.
D51.15 read more
Scots Guards Other Ranks Brass Gilding Metal Cap Badge - slider
In good condition with sharp detail and original slider to the reverse. Possibly a WW1 issue with a slider. Usually encountered with lugs.
K&K Vol 1 No 908 refers.
A184.4 read more
Scots Guards Brodrick Cap Badge, 1902 - 1905
A larger version of the standard pattern star ( K&K Vol 1 No 908) - with two lugs to reverse. Circa 5.1cm across. In very good condition. See the final photo for a comparison with its smaller cousin listed separately for sale. The latter is circa 4.2cm across). In superb condition.
K&K Vol 1 No 909 refers.
Irish Guards Other Ranks Brass Gilding Metal Cap Badge
Irish Guards Star Cap Badge in die struck brass metal with original slider to the reverse. Dark toned, some polishing to text on garter otherwise in good condition.
K&K Vol 1 No 914 refers.
Sold to DB (B1) read more