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18th HUSSARS [PRINCE OF WALES OWN] CAP BADGEScarce brass king's crown cap badge with two loops to reverse.
Only worn from 1906-1911. Other ranks badge, inscribed Prince of Wales. Reference K & K Vol 1 item 786 page 215
Code: 53259Price: 60.00 GBP
3rd CARABINIERS (Prince of Wales Dragoon Guards) CAP BADGEBi-metal badge with slider & fixing blow holes to reverse. Sealed 1929 Ref K&K Vol 2 item 1888 page 9.
The regiment was formed in 1922 as part of a reduction in the army's cavalry by the amalgamation of the 3rd Dragoon Guards (Prince of Wales's) and The Carabiniers (6th Dragoon Guards), to form the 3rd/6th Dragoon Guards. Both regiments were based in India at the time of their amalgamation; the newly formed regiment departed in 1925 for Britain. It regained its carabiniers association in 1928 when it was renamed the 3rd Carabiniers (Prince of Wales's Dragoon Guards)
Code: 51598Price: 22.00 GBP
8th KINGS ROYAL IRISH HUSSARS VICTORIAN CAP BADGEA fine bi metal Victorian cap badge, with two loops and blow hole behind crown to reverse. Circa 1896-1901
Reference K & K Vol 1 item 761 page 211
Matching collars 52961
Code: 52974Price: 80.00 GBP
17th 21st LANCERS CAP BADGEA fine post 1922 white metal cap badge, with slider to reverse.
In 1922 the 17th was amalgamated with the 21st Lancers (Empress of India's) to form the 17th/21st Lancers.
Code: 52990Price: 22.00 GBP
1st ROYAL DRAGOONS CAP BADGE A good post 1901 die stamped bi-metal example, with slider to the reverse.
Reference KK Vol 1 item 751 page 209
Code: 52991Price: 30.00 GBP
2nd DRAGOON GUARDS [The Bays] CAP BADGEFirst raised in 1685 by King James II. It saw service for three centuries, before being amalgamated into the 1st The Queen's Dragoon Guards in 1959.
A good post 1901 die stamped brass example. Early pattern king's crown cap badge.The title "Bays" in old English script to the centre of a crowned wreath of laurel. Reference K&K Vol 1 737, with slider to reverse, strengthening bar & Maker Firmin London.
Code: 52993Price: 30.00 GBP
23rd HUSSARS CAP BADGE A fine bi metal cap badge, with slider , strengthner behind crown & blow holes to reverse.
Reference KK Vol 2 item 1913 page 17
The 23rd Hussars was a cavalry regiment of the British Army raised in World War II in existence from 1940 to 1946. It had no lineal connection with the earlier 23rd Regiment of (Light) Dragoons (1794–1802).
landed in France in June 1944, taking heavy casualties in the Battle of Normandy. It spearheaded Operation Epsom, reaching the Odon river between Mouen and Mondrainville. It was embroiled in Operation Goodwood, where its assault on Bourguébus Ridge on the first day was brought to a halt. After Goodwood, the losses of armour within the division were so high that the 24th Lancers were disbanded and its remnants absorbed by the 23rd Hussars. The Regiment then took part in Operation Bluecoat, intended to secure the key road junction of Vire and the high ground of Mont Pinçon, which would allow the American exploitation of their breakout on the western flank of the Normandy beachhead. The 11th Armoured Division was subsequently attached to XXX Corps, which captured Flers, Putanges and Argentan in the battle of the Falaise pocket.
Code: 52989Price: 45.00 GBP
12th ROYAL LANCERS [PRINCE OF WALES] CAP BADGEA fine early King's crown bi / metal cap badge with four loops, blow holes to the reverse. The Prince of Wales's plumes, the crown and the Roman numerals, XII, to the centre of a pair of crossed cavalry lances. Ref K&K Vol 2 768.
Code: 53038Price: 40.00 GBP
5th ROYAL INNISKILLING DRAGOON GUARDS CAP BADGEA good post 1922 die stamped white metal Cap badge, with cropped long slider to reverse. Sealed 1929.
Reference K&K Vol2 745
Code: 52997Price: 22.00 GBP
15 / 19th HUSSARS CAP BADGEA fine bi metal Kings Crown version, with slider to reverse.
Reference K & K Vol 1 item 778 page 215.
The 15th The King's Hussars was a cavalry regiment in the British Army. First raised in 1759, it saw service over two centuries, before being amalgamated with the 19th Royal Hussars into the 15th/19th The King's Royal Hussars in 1922.
One of the regiment’s officers in the Crimea was Louis Edward Nolan, whose behaviour as an aide-de-camp helped launch the disastrous Charge of the Light Brigade, in which he and the regiment took part.
The regiment spent the whole of the First World War on reconnaissance and dismounted duties on the Western Front, before being merged with the 19th Royal Hussars (Queen Alexandra’s Own) in 1922 to form the 15th/19th The King’s Royal Hussars.
Code: 52992Price: 28.00 GBP
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