A die struck white metal cap badge with single loop and blade to the reverse. Note this is pattern has a different plume arrangement and scroll layout to later patterns (1312 & 1313). Scarce.
K&K Vol 1 No 1311
Yellow brass die struck cap badge with two original long loops to the reverse (east- west). Circa 5.8cm tall and 3.7cm wide at base of scroll. Circa 1911. In very good condition and scarce.
K&K Vol 1 No1506 refers.
The more usual version spelling "Adsumus" in the motto scroll. In yellow brass gilding metal with original slider. Circa 5.6cm tall. Some light polishing wear to highpoints and detailed and appears to have been lacquered. Die cast and semi-die struck.
During WW1 the Regiment was broken up, serving in France and Italy in a variety of roles. Some of the men became mounted orderlies and the KODR became 'King's Own Despatch Riders" to the jeers of the infantry.
K&K Vol 1 No 1507 refers.
Sold to Ken
The rare version mispelling "Adsumus" in the motto scroll with "Ausumus". In brass guilding metal with original slider, slighty clipped to match bottom edge of the badge. Circa 5.9cm tall.
Yellow brass die struck cap badge with two original long loops to the reverse (north- south). Circa 5.8cm tall and 3.7cm wide at base of scroll. Circa 1911. In very good condition and scarce.
K&K Vol 1 No1506 refers.
The double-headed eagle, in die struck bronze with two original loops to the reverse, from the Arms of the Royal Burgh of Lanark within a wreath of thistle above the tri-part title scroll. In very good condition. Worn 1902 - 1908 only.
K&K Vol 1 No 1323 refers
A very rare white metal version with two original loops (E-W) to the reverse (one twisted but still functional). It was allegedly struck for the Coronation of George V. See the following URL for details:
Worn 1910 to 1915. This die was probably made especially for the Coronation and was used for the new gilding metal badge for the regiment afterwards. For the gilding metal version, which is also scarce to find, see my item 58060.
A one piece brass shoulder title 'G I Y' with two original loops the reverse. Pre 1908.
A die struck badge with some polishing to highpoints and with two original loops the reverse. King 's crown. Worn 1902 - 1908 only . Circa 4.1cm tall. Bent to shape of cap.
K&K Vol 1 No 1355 refers.
A scarce pre 1908 North of Ireland Imperial Yeomanry one piece brass shoulder title with two original and dark toned loops to the reverse. A scarce title worn from 1902 only. Part of the Special Reserve. Scarce.
Westlake No 202 refers.
Sold to Daniel
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