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Boer War vintage 4th Battalion Imperial Yeomanry ( IY) triangular cloth slouch hat badge

Boer War vintage 4th Battalion Imperial Yeomanry ( IY) triangular cloth slouch hat badge

Embroidered red on blue/purple triangular felt. Circa 7.5cm across. Pre 1908. No moth, tears or wear. Scarce.

The 4th Battalion Imperial Yeomanry served in South Africa during the Boer War, initially in Orange Free State, and comprised of the following companies:

6th ( Staffordshire ) Company, raised 1900
7th ( Leicestershire ) Company, raised 1900
8th ( Derbyshire ) Company, raised 1900
28th ( Bedfordshire ) Company, raised 1900; also known as Compton's Horse; perpetuated 19 Sept 1901 by Bedfordshire Imperial Yeomanry
41st ( Hampshire ) Company, transferred 1902 from 12th Battalion
104th ( Derbyshire ) Company, raised 1901
106th (Staffordshire) Company, raised 1901

Comm FB

Code: 61019

85.00 GBP


Boer War Reserve Regiment, Royal Irish Fusiliers (RIF) Cap Badge

Boer War Reserve Regiment, Royal Irish Fusiliers (RIF) Cap Badge

An attractive two piece bi-metal cap badge with two original dark toned copper loops to reverse (a little bit bent but fully functional). Brass grenade with white metal shamrock mounted on grenade. Minor blemishing to gilding metal finish on grenade otherwise very good condition. Circa 6.3cm tall. Scarce.

During the South African War of 1899 - 1902, Reserve Regiments were formed and this one of the series of such badge.

K&K Vol 1 no 1133 refers.

A128.1

Code: 62273

145.00 GBP


Boer War Tinnie - Lieut.-General Thomas Kelly-Kenny, CB

Boer War Tinnie - Lieut.-General Thomas Kelly-Kenny, CB

Some surface wear to picture and dulling / rusting to the rim, with original pin to reverse. Kelly-Kenny, an Irishman who commanded the Queen's Regiment until 1886, when he retired on half-pay. He joined the Staff and commanded the 6th Division of the South African Field Force.

Comm FB

Code: 62527

3.00 GBP


Boer War tinnie - General Sir Redvers Henry Buller VC GCB GCMG

Boer War tinnie - General Sir Redvers Henry Buller VC GCB GCMG

Boer War vintage tinnie with gilt/brass backing plate and original pin. In reasonable condition.

General Sir Redvers Henry Buller VC GCB GCMG (7 December 1839 – 2 June 1908) (pronounced "Reevers") was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. He served as Commander in Chief of British forces in South Africa during the early months of the Second Boer War and subsequently commanded the army in Natal until his return to England in November 1900.

Comm FB

Code: 62518

3.00 GBP


Boer War Vintage United South Africa Miners Patriotic Gilt Gold Prospectors Brooch Pin

Boer War Vintage United South Africa Miners Patriotic Gilt Gold Prospectors Brooch Pin

Registered Design No 396342 (1902-3) to reverse. Original pin and fittings, fully functional. Design comprises a plough, pick and shovel with a 'gold nugget' on the shovel. Spade engraved 'United South Africa'. Some wear to gilt finish and scratches to the reverse otherwise in very good condition. Scarce.

Coll

Code: 62084

75.00 GBP


South African Boer War Veterans Enamel and Gilt Lapel Old Comrades (OCA ) Badge

South African Boer War Veterans Enamel and Gilt Lapel Old Comrades (OCA ) Badge

Worn by veterans of the 1899 - 1902, 2nd Boer War with original horse shoe fitting for wearing in the lapel. Enamel undamaged and gilt bright. Maker marked Fenwick (feint stamping) / Birm ( Birmingham ) to rear. Circa 23mm in diameter. Slight wear to gilt otherwise in very good condition.

G20

Code: 61819

25.00 GBP


Boer War Royal Northern or Royal Home Counties Reserve Regiment Pouch Badge

Boer War Royal Northern or Royal Home Counties Reserve Regiment Pouch Badge

An attractive and very scarce bi-metal pouch badge, two part construction, to this war raised unit (the Northern and Home Counties both used the same pattern badge), was intended to enable regular army reservist to volunteer for one year as a second line for UK service with so many regular troops deployed to South Africa. With two original screw posts to the reverse. Victorian Crown. A few spots of verdigris otherwise in very good condition. Circa 5cm tall.

on hold for DH

Code: 57937

On Hold


3rd Volunteer Battalion DLI Durham Light Infantry ( Sunderland ) and 15th Imperial Yeomanry Boer War Tribute Medallion Medal

3rd Volunteer Battalion DLI Durham Light Infantry ( Sunderland ) and 15th Imperial Yeomanry Boer War Tribute Medallion Medal

Boer War medallion. Gilt on copper, small medallion with suspension ring. Circa 23mm in diameter. Arms of City of Sunderland to the reverse. In good condition. Scarce.

The 3rd Volunteer Battalion D.L.I. (Sunderland ) contingent landed in South Africa on February 3 1900 where, for 15 months it carried out the arduous task of guarding the long lines of communication on which the fighting troops depended.

Code: 58336

55.00 GBP


1893 3d & 1896 6d Paul Kruger pre Boer War ZAR coins from South Africa

1893 3d & 1896 6d Paul Kruger pre Boer War ZAR coins from South Africa

In good condition, two original silver coins, condition as per pictures.

Coll

Code: 61453

SOLD


Boer War Tinnie - Lieutenant - General Sir George White, VC., GCB

Boer War Tinnie - Lieutenant - General Sir George White, VC., GCB


Some surface wear to image and dulling to the gilt / brass rim and minor rusting, with original pin. General White was in command of the troops in the Natal and was the gallant defender of Ladysmith in the Boer War.

Comm FB

Code: 62526

4.00 GBP