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16th QUEENS LANCERS VICTORIAN CAP BADGEA fine bi metal Victorian cap badge, with blow holes and two loops to reverse. Both tips of Lance`s have been strengthened, or replaced, an excellent job. Hence price.
Reference K & K Vol 1 item 779 page 215.
The 16th The Queen's Lancers was a cavalry regiment in the British Army, first raised in 1759. It saw service for two centuries, before being amalgamated into the 16th/5th Lancers in 1922.
in 1816, as the 16th (The Queen's) Regiment of (Light) Dragoons (Lancers). In the course of 24 years unbroken service in India, from 1822 to 1846, the regiment saw action in both the 1st (including the capture of Ghuznee) and 2nd Afghan Wars, the Maharatta War and the Sikh War of 1845-46. As lancers they were the first British regiment to use this weapon, at the Siege of Bhurtpore in 1826
The regimental title was simplified in 1861 to the 16th (The Queen's) Lancers. The Regiment was posted to India in the early 1900s, but took part in the Second Boer War in South Africa 1900-1901.
After service in the First World War the regiment was retitled as the 16th The Queen's Lancers in 1921 and amalgamated with the 5th Royal Irish Lancers to form the 16th/5th Lancers (later the 16th/5th The Queen's Royal Lancers) the following year.
Code: 53033Price: 100.00 GBP
1st ROYAL DRAGOONS VICTORIAN CAP BADGEA fine bi-metal cap badge with 3 loops to reverse.
Reference K & K Vol 1 750 page 209.
The Royal Dragoons (1st Dragoons) was a mounted infantry and later a heavy cavalry regiment of the British Army. The regiment was formed in 1661 as the Tangier Horse. It served for three centuries and was in action during the First World War and the Second World War. It was amalgamated with the Royal Horse Guards to form The Blues and Royals in 1969.
Code: 53002Price: 90.00 GBP
DERBYSHIRE REGIMENT VICTORIAN CAP BADGEAn excellent Victorian bi metal example, with two loops to reverse.
Reference K & K 1 item 661 page 189.
The 95th (Derbyshire) Regiment of Foot was formed in 1823 when the 95th Rifles were re designated as The Rifle Brigade. In 1881, during the Childers Reforms, it was united with the 45th Regiment of Foot to form the Sherwood Foresters.
Code: 52886Price: 45.00 GBP
VICTORIAN NORTHAMPTONSHIRE REGIMENT OFFICERS BULLION FIELD SERVICE CAP BADGEThis is an original, very rare, beautifully made silver bullion Field Service Cap badge from the 1890's for an Officer of the Northamptonshire Regiment.
38mm x 45 mm
Featuring the Castle of Gibraltar with the Key below and the GIBRALTAR battle honour scroll above.
21st LANCERS [EMPRESS OF INDIA'S LANCERS] 1899-1901 CAP BADGEA very scarce Victorian cap badge worn 1899-1901 bi metal with four loops to reverse.
Two upright lancer, cypher VRI of Queen Victoria, as Empress of India, surmounted by Victorian crown. Below the Roman numerals XXI . Reference K & K Vol 1 item 795 page 215
Code: 52923Price: 380.00 GBP
DURHAM LIGHT INFANTRY VICTORIAN CAP BADGEAn excellent scarce die stamped white metal Victorian other ranks cap badge with two loops to reverse.
Reference K & K 1 item 680 page 191
Code: 52909Price: 50.00 GBP
20th HUSSARS VICTORIAN OR`s CAP BADGEA scarce mint Victorian other ranks brass cap badge with three loops to reverse.
Reference K & K Vol 1 item 792 page 215
Code: 52911Price: 140.00 GBP
SCOTTISH 7th ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS VICTORIAN GLENGARRY. A fine scarce die stamped white metal example, with two long loops to the reverse.
VICTORIAN BORDER REGIMENT CAP BADGE A fine scarce Victorian OR's cap badge circa 1896-1901 with two loops to reverse.
Code: 52828Price: 50.00 GBP
VICTORIAN IRISH CONNAUGHT RANGERS CAP BADGEA fine scarce gilding metal cap badge, with two loops to reverse.
Reference K & K Vol 1 item 695 page 193.
The Connaught Rangers ("The Devil's Own") was an Irish line infantry regiment of the British Army formed by the amalgamation of the 88th Regiment of Foot (Connaught Rangers) (which formed the 1st Battalion) and the 94th Regiment of Foot (which formed the 2nd Battalion) in July 1881. Between the time of its formation and Irish independence, it was one of eight Irish regiments raised largely in Ireland, its home depot in Galway. Fought in Second Boer War, the 1st Battalion deployed to South Africa as part of 5th (Irish) Brigade, commanded by Major-General Fitzroy Hart, and saw action at the Battle of Colenso in December 1899, part of the attempt to relieve the town of Ladysmith, besieged by Boer forces. The Brigade suffered heavily during their participation in the battle, the Boers inflicting heavy casualties: the regiment had 24 men killed and 105 officers and men wounded. The Rangers fought at Spion Kop in January 1900 and the Tugela Heights in February 1900 during further attempts by General Sir Redvers Buller to relieve the besieged town of Ladysmith. In late February the siege of Ladysmith finally came to an end after it was relieved by British forces.The 1st Battalion returned to India in 1903. WW1 British Expeditionary Force, western Front, Ypres. It was disbanded with the Partition of Ireland following establishment of the independent Irish Free State in 1922 when the five regiments that had their traditional recruiting grounds in the counties of the new state were disbanded.
Code: 52875Price: 75.00 GBP
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