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WW2 ARMY CHAPLAINS OFFICERS CAP BADGE
A fine blackened bronze Officers cap badge, with two blade fixings to reverse. Ref K&K Vol2 2110

Code: 53607Price: 55.00 GBP


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ROYAL FUSILIERS OFFICERS BULLION FORAGE CAP BADGE
A fine bullion (City of London Regiment) Victorian post 1881.
60 mm in height good condition for age.
The 2nd battalion was deployed to Upper Canada in October 1866 and helped suppress the Fenian raids and then deployed to India and saw action at the Battle of Kandahar in September 1880 during the Second Anglo-Afghan War.

The regiment was not fundamentally affected by the Cardwell Reforms of the 1870s, which gave it a depot at Hounslow Barracks from 1873, or by the Childers reforms of 1881 as it already possessed two battalions, there was no need for it to amalgamate with another regiment. Under the reforms, the regiment became The Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) on 1 July 1881 and soon afterwards was assigned its own 1st and 2nd Volunteer Battalions (formerly 10th and 23rd Middlesex Rifle Volunteer Corps respectively). The regiment's 2nd regular battalion took part in the Second Boer War from 1899 to 1902. A 4th regular battalion was formed in February 1900, and received colours from the Prince of Wales (Colonel-in-Chief of the regiment) in July 1902.

In 1908, the Volunteers and Militia were reorganised nationally, with the former becoming the Territorial Force and the latter the Special Reserve - both the Royal Fusiliers' volunteer battalions were assigned to the new London Regiment, leaving the Fusiliers with three Reserve battalions but no Territorial battalions.

Code: 53601Price: 100.00 GBP


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WW2 ROYAL ARTILLERY OFFICERS CAP BADGE
A bronze cap badge to the Royal Artillery. With 2 blades to the reverse KK 808

Code: 53582Price: 24.00 GBP


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NORTH DEVON HUSSARS OFFICERS CAP BADGE
A fine Officers bronze cap badge, with two blade fixings to reverse.

Code: 53576Price: 65.00 GBP


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WW1 NEWFOUNDLAND REGIMENT OFFICERS SILVER CAP BADGE
A fine very scarce Officers silver Newfoundland Regiment cap badge, with two long loops to reverse. Edinburgh 1914, makers mark Thomas Kerr Ebbutt, approx. 3cm x 4cm.

During the First World War Newfoundland was a largely rural Dominion of the British Empire with a population of 240,000 people, and not yet part of Canada. The outbreak of the First World War in 1914 led the Government of Newfoundland to recruit a force for service with the British Army. Even though the island had not possessed any formal military organization since 1870, enough men soon volunteered that a whole battalion was formed, and later maintained throughout the war. The first recruits in the regiment were nicknamed the "Blue Puttees" due to the unusual colour of the puttees, chosen to give the Newfoundland Regiment a unique look, but quickly abandoned when the 1st five-hundred reached England in October 1914.

First World War Battle honours

Somme, 1916
Albert (Beaumont Hamel), 1916
Le Transloy
Arras, 1917
Scarpe, 1917
Ypres, 1917, 18
Langemarck, 1917
Poelcappelle
Cambrai, 1917
Lys
Bailleul
Kemmel
Courtrai
France and Flanders, 191618
Gallipoli, 191516
Egypt, 191516

Governor Davidson strongly felt that the Newfoundland Regiment deserved special recognition for its actions during the battles of Ypres and Cambrai. His request to the British Government to add the prefix Royal to the regiment's name was granted and George V bestowed the regiment with the prefix in December 1917. This was the only time during the First World War that this honour was given and only the third time in the history of the British Army that it has been given during a time of war.

Code: 53526Price: 580.00 GBP


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ROYAL ARTILLERY MILITIA OFFICERS FORAGE CAP BADGE
A scarce Royal Artillery Militia Officers Cap Badge, of fine quality gilt metal, with silvered M added to the lower scroll, and fixed through to back. Reverse has two blade fixings. Excellent condition

Reference K & K Vol 1 item 818

Code: 53551Price:


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ROYAL ARTILLERY OFFICERS GILT BERET BADGE
A fine Kings Crown Officers Beret badge, with two loops & slider with maker J R Gaunt London to reverse. Smaller type

Code: 53547Price: 22.00 GBP


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5th ROYAL IRISH LANCERS OFFICERS CAP BADGE
A very scarce Officers bronze example with maker plate Firmin and two blade fixings to reverse.

Reference cap badge K & K Vol 1 item 757 page 211.

Code: 53537Price: 250.00 GBP


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ROYAL TANK REGIMENT OFFICERS SILVER CAP BADGE
A fine 1943 Hallmarked Silver Royal Tank Regiment Officers Cap Badge, fine example made by J R Gaunt & Son (JRG&S). Three loop fittings to the reverse of the badge.

Code: 53458Price:


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NORTHUMBERLAND HUSSARS OFFICERS CAP BADGE
A fine "P" for silver plate Officers cap badge, with two long silvered loops to reverse. Alnwick Castle to the centre of a crowned circlet bearing the title,above a scoll bearing the South African honour.

Code: 53475Price: 60.00 GBP

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