A stunning pair of matched and facing die cast silver plated collar badges with two original copper lugs o the reverse of each, both marked 'P' for plated and with the JR Gaunt London crescent stamp in each of the dragon's wings. Absolute crackers.
Churchill Fig 88 refers
Comm StWi (125)
A matched and facing pair, with two original loops to the revese of each. In unissued condition.
Churchill p48 refers.
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A pair of officer's collar badges in gilt, black enamel and with silver plated roses. Of two part construction and with two original lugs to the reverse of each. In very good condition. Not quite matching but display reasonably well together.
Churchill Fig 484 refers.
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In stunning condition, die cast and silver plated, facing and matching, with two original silvered loops to the reverse of each.
Sealed in 1958 and worn by officers of the 1st Battalion of the newly formed Yorkshire Brigade, a collar badge design similar in look to their former cap badge to perpetuate the Duke of Wellington's (West Riding) Regiment.
Churchill Fig 922 refers.
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A great pair of facing and matching 'sitting bear' collar badges, worn circa 1881 to 1890, when this design was replaced by the 'standing bear'. Two original lugs to each. Excellent condition and rare.
Churchill Nos 156 & 157 refer.
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A stunning matched pair of gilt and silver plated officer's collar badges with two original loops to the reverse of each, post 1952 as QE2 crown.
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Chocolate brown copper die struck collar badge with two original loops to the reverse. This has a lovely quality feel to it.
The 33rd Battalion, CEF, was an infantry battalion of the Canadian Expeditionary Force during the Great War. The Battalion was authorized on 7 November 1914 and embarked for Great Britain on 1 April 1916. It was re designated as the 33rd Reserve Battalion, CEF on 6 April 1916 and it provided reinforcements for the Canadian Corps in the field until 6 July 1916, when its personnel were absorbed by the 36th Battalion, CEF. The battalion was disbanded on 17 July 1917.
Comm StWi (138)
Die struck with two original loops to the reverse. Mainly polished back to the brass with some wear to detail, especially the crown.
The 43rd Battalion (Cameron Highlanders of Canada), CEF, was an infantry battalion of the Canadian Expeditionary Force during the Great War. The 43rd Battalion was authorized on 7 November 1914 and embarked for Britain on 1 June 1915. It disembarked in France on 22 February 1916, where it fought as part of the 9th Infantry Brigade, 3rd Canadian Division in France and Flanders until the end of the war. The battalion was disbanded on 30 August 1920.
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A die cast browning copper left facing collar badge with two original loops to the reverse. Circa 2.9cms tall. In very good condition.
Charlton Catalogue p172 / Babin 39-5 refer.
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A die struck bi-metal collar badge with two original dark toned lugs to the reverse, "QUEENS LANCERS" to scroll. Only worn for two years with a Kings Crown before the scroll was changed to read "THE QUEENS LANCERS". Circa 3.2cm tall. Scarce.
Comm StWi (133)
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