Victorian QVC Infantry Regiments Generic Brass Pattern Glengarry Crown for wear above a HPC, post 1881
Brass crown for use as part of glengarry with helmet plate centre. two original wire loops to reverse. Some service wear but good condition.
Helmet plate centres were worn on the Glengarry until 1896 with a brass crown above, sometimes worn separately rather than joined to the HPC and often held together with a brass backing plate. This stand-alone crown is in lovely condition wi... read more
Norfolk Regiment Bi-Metal Other Ranks Helmet Plate Centre (HPC)
With all four original loops. This pattern has a different pattern Britannia (slimmer and with the right arm raised) as worn from 1902 until 1914 as the Helmet Plate Centre. The earlier pattern (worn until 1902 had Britannia's right arm resting on her knee and she is not so slim - but you can tell her!).
K&K Vol 1 No 367 refers.
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KOYLI Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry Bi-Metal Helmet Plate Centre (HPC)
Complete with its four original loops and of two part construction with a white metal rose to the centre. one pin hole in the thick dark green (almost black) backing cloth. HPC very good condition.
It is interesting to note that this is one of the very few HPCs with the laurel-sprays on the circlet on account of the length of the title.
K&K Vol 1 No 343 refers.... read more
Irish - The Royal Munster Fusiliers ( RMF) Other Ranks Brass Glengarry Grenade Badge
Die struck brass glengarry badge with two original dark toned loops to the reverse. The Arms of the Province of Munster to the centre. In very good condition with sharp detail.
K&K Vol 1 No 971 refers.
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West Kent Regiment Bi-metal Helmet Plate Centre ( HPC )
In good condition with all four original staple style loops present to reverse. Dark toned loops. Worn 1881 - 1914 on the Helmet Plate Centre and on the Glengarry until 1895. Bright cleaned to front.
Durham Light Infantry (DLI) Brass Gilding Helmet Plate Centre (HPC)
With two of four original loops remaining otherwise in very good condition. Worn 1881 - 1914 on the Helmet Plate Centre and on the Glengarry until 1895. This one modified for wear on the Glengarry.
K&K Vol 1 Nos 350 &415 refer.
The Bedfordshire Regiment Bi-Metal Glengarry Badge / Helmet Plate Centre (HPC) with QVC Crown and Brass Backing Plate
Glengarry crown with two original staple loops, backing plate and HPC. All loops dark toned and matching in colour. The HPC with three of four original staple loops to reverse. top loop has been neatly removed with what appears to be its original red backing cloth, a bit mothed, otherwise in very good condition. This configuration as worn on the Glengarry until 1895. A smart looking glengarr... read more
Lancashire Fusiliers Victorian Sergeants Brass Forage-Cap Cap Badge
A post 1881 Sergeant's 'forage cap' cap badge. Die stamped flaming grenade; the ball bearing Sphinx over "Egypt" in laurel wreath. Two original dark toned loops to the reverse. Slightly misshapen and a bit of loss of detail from polishing otherwise in good condition. Circa 6.7cm tall.
Irish - The Royal Munster Fusiliers ( RMF) Other Ranks Brass Fur Cap Grenade Badge
Die struck brass racoon-skin fur cap grenade badge with two original long brass loops to the reverse. The Arms of the Province of Munster to the centre. In good condition with slight polishing to highpoints.
K&K Vol 1 No 957 refers.
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Worcestershire Regiment Two Piece Brass HPC / Glengarry Badge, 1884 - 1890
Attractively presented with the correct Victorian crown (K&K Vol 1 No 288) with black centre felt cloth all on a red felt backing. Missing its backing plate, but complete with all of its original staple style lugs on both parts. In very good condition. This is the middle version of three different styles of Helmet Plate Centres worn by the Regiment from 1881 to 1914, being worn from... read more