Removed from uniform. Small embroidered red on green felt circle, circa 3.5cm in diameter. Has some edge wear at 3 o'clock otherwise in good overall condition with no mothing.
Removed from uniform. Woven example of the second sign worn by the troops, mostly attached to who occupied the first "British Zone" in Berlin. The scarlet red circle symbolising the encircled city with the word Berlin (Germany) above. This pattern, with the word 'Berlin' above, was introduced in 1952. Genuine and good condition.
Cole (Badges on Battledress) p26 refers (see my item 50948 (now sold) for the first pattern which was worn 1945- 1952.
Removed from uniform in good condition with some traces of glue to the reverse. A red fouled anchor on a dark blue rectangle. Circa 65mm by 45mm.
Worn in place of the usual anti-aircraft command formation sign of a bow and arrow by the batteries and searchlight units on the islands and the maritime design reflected the importance of the defence of the Naval Base at Scapa Flow.
BoBD No 1238, Cole p105, Davis No 153 (claims it to be rare). Waring pamphlet also claims it as 227th Independent Infantry Brigade. Jon Mills states was was worn by the 5th Battalion Gordon Highlanders as at December 1941 (see page 57).
Removed from uniform, some minor edge wear otherwise in good worn condition.
On khaki backing and with black paper reverse mainly intact. A good early example.
Removed from uniform, some corner damage to top right corner of backing cloth. However, a good theatre made example.
Removed from uniform, not that easy to come by a printed version. In good condition.
Removed from uniform, a thickly embroidered black on red formation sign, better than usually encountered.
Red and green flower machine embroidered on a grey blue background, uncut pair so in unissued condition, each circa 6cm square.
48th Gurkha Brigade Formation Sign, white crossed kukris on red printed background. Very good condition.
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