Scots Guards Bandsmans Music Case Pouch Badge Star
Based on the brass valise star, this large badge was also worn as a band case badge. See photos of this being worn (kind courtesy of Sean for these). The four brass loops suggest this was worn on the case as shown rather on the valise (which usually had a large single slide to the reverse). Four original long horizontal brass loops, minimal wear to design detail although some twisting to the... read more
Scots Guards Sergeant Piper Frosted Silver Plate and Gilt Glengarry / Bonnet Badge
A large and attractive 3 part constructed bonnet badge for a Sergeant Piper of the Scots Guards in a die struck frosted silver plate garter and with an applied high gilt die cast central device as per the Regimental Sergeant's Star. Two original silvered loops to the reverse. In superb condition with no wear. Circa 5.9cm in diameter.
K&K, Vol 1, No 911 refers.
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Scots Guards Pipe Majors Frosted Silver Plate, Enamel and Gilt Glengarry Bonnet Badge
In stunning condition, with two original loops to the reverse. Thw part construction with no damage to green backing enamel. Some minor twisting to one loop otherwise in fabulous condition. The pictures do not do it justice.
See item 62255 for the Sergeant Piper's version. The Pipe Major wore the Warrant Officer's Star as for sale here.
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Scots Guards Piper / Pipe Majors Hallmarked Silver & Enamel Kilt Pin
Piper's solid silver kilt pin with green enamel with threaded bolt fixing and chain to reverse. Hallmarked silver Birmingham date letter U for 1969 and maker marked D&N. Lovely condition. Possibly for wear by Pipe Major. Circa 7.5cms tall.
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Devonshire Regiment Bandsmans Large Bi Metal Pouch Badge, Kings Crown
Bi-metal, some polishing to high points with three original screw posts backed with a square of red material for display (unattached). Circa 6.3cms tall. Never seen this pattern before. A stunner. Rare.
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Hampshire Regiment Musicians Bandmans Helmet Plate, Circa 1919 - 1946, King's Crown
Owner states this was a band plate and it has been gilded and looks quite splendid. Lugs reaffixed on the Helmet Plate quite crudely but it displays really well once mounted on the plate. Pre 1946, black felt backing. Worn most probably between 1919 and 1949 by members of the band in full dress.
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Queens Royal Regiment (West Surrey) Bandsmans / Musicians Brass Cast Pouch Badge
A scarce cast brass pouch badge with two original screwposts to the reverse and one retaining washer and nut remaining. Mounted on a red felt backing which came with the badge. Circa 4.3cms tall. A lovely thing.
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10th Princess Mary’s Own Gurkha Rifles Piper’s plaid brooch circa 1953-60
A good scarce die-cast locally made silvered example. Circlet “GURKHA RIFLES”, to the voided centre a strung bugle with kukri, Princess Mary’s Cypher and “10” between the strings. Stout pin to reverse. Silver plate in very good condition, not worn through to the base metal.
This pattern worn circa 1953 until 1960, so worn for only a brief period of time.
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Ulster Defence Regiment UDR Pipers Caubeen Glengarry Cap Badge
An impressively large badge, with three original loops to the reverse. Gilt bright with original shaped backing plate. Circa 7.8cm tall.
The Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR) was an infantry regiment of the British Army established in 1970, with a comparatively short existence ending in 1992. Raised through public appeal, newspaper and television advertisements, their official ro... read more
Queens Royal Irish Hussars (QRIH) Pipers Full Dress Pouch Badge
A scarce post 1958 die cast bi-metal piper's pouch example with three screw posts and nuts to the reverse. Some minor twisting to screw post otherwise in excellent condition. Worn until 1993.
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