RECCE Reconnaissance Corps Gilt Brass Shoulder Title
Scarce brass overseas made shoulder title, " Recce " with integral lugs to the reverse. The square lugs suggesting an Indian made and as issued to Indian RECCE units engaged in the Burma campaign. Some wear to gilt finish otherwise in good condition.
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Royal Marines ( RM ) Commando Trained Soldier Dagger Embroidered Cloth Proficiency Arm Badge `
Red embroidered dagger on blue. Circa 6cm tall. Removed from uniform - some minor pulling to red threads and edge fraying to blue cloth edges.
Edwards & Langley No 141A refers.
WW2 13th Corps / British Element, Trieste Force (BETFOR) Printed Formation Sign
A printed red leaping gazelle on a white circle in a red square with a narrow white border, looks unissued. Stylized version, facing right. A bit grubby but good condition overall. According to Oliver Lock also worn by those Italians who had opted to fight on the allies side as F Recce Squadron.
Davis describes as rare (item 39).
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Kings Own Border Regiment Matched Facing Pair of Embroidered Yellow on Green Cloth Shoulder Titles
A good matched and facing pair. A design which included a glider in deference to their WW2 Airborne exploits. Worn from 1959 onwards. A small tear hole to top of backing cloth on one of them otherwise in good condition.
Rare WW2 RA Anti - Tank Woven Embroidered Shoulder Title
A rare Royal Artillery Anti-Tank Regiment woven shoulder title. In good condition (the odd raggy edge - see photos). Hessian backed. Possible airborne connection, worn by a Scottish unit from Oban.
The 2nd (Oban) Airlanding Anti-Tank Battery, Royal Artillery, operated as a unit of the British 1st Airborne Division from 1942-45, and was formed from 204 (Oban) Anti-Tank Batter... read more
A 1950s / 1960s French Special Forces Embroidered Formation Sign - Colonial Parachutists
La Brigade de Parachutistes Coloniaux: Brigade of Colonial Parachutists, formed at Vannes in February 1955 from the 1re DBCCP. Transitioned to la Brigade École des Parachutistes Colonial in February 1958 and then to la Brigade de Parachutistes d'Outre-Mer in December 1958.
See pages 91-100 but you will need to brush up on your French (if not French!):
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No 1 Commando Embroidered Red on Black Cloth Shoulder Title
Paste back title in good condition with some glue to reverse No moth, damages or repairs. Scarce.
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WW2 Normandy Landings D-Day - RAOC Beach Ordnance Embroidered Shoulder Title
Red lettering on black felt cloth, paste back in very good condition and scarce. Battle dress removed example. Scarce.
Unofficial titles were worn by various beach groups present at D-Day. This one worn by personnel of the Royal Army Ordnance Corps (RAOC) Beach Detachments.
BoBD No 3088 refers.
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WW2 Commando Special Forces Combined Operations Embroidered Formation Designation Sign Flash
Removed from uniform, a bit grubby with ragged edge and with some minor holes to top left quadrant otherwise in reasonably good condition.
Comm BoHa (96)