Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (16 & 17 September 2010)

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1 Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, a very fine frame of badges comprising an officer cadet’s shako plate 1869 - 1878, a similar helmet plate 1878 - 1901, an officer cadet’s forage cap badge in embroidered gold lace (RMC). Ensuing forage cap badge patterns in gilt and enamels ‘VR’ and ‘EVIIR’, a pierced silver plate example (VR). Later cadet patterns in bronze and bimetal (EVIIR), ‘GVR’ bimetal white metal and brass, ‘GVIR’ in brass and bimetal together with the later patterns in silver plate ‘GVIR’ and ‘ERII’. RMA (Woolwich) an officer cadet’s gilt cap badge and similar in bronze. An officer’s helmet plate Royal Artillery 1878 - 1901, an officer’s gilt waist belt clasp with crowned VR centre and laurel spray surround. Two brass shoulder titles ‘RMA’ and ‘RMC’ together with sundry buttons, shoulder titles etc. WWI Officer Cadet Battalion cap badges to the 21st, 12th and 20th battalions; shoulder titles to the 2nd, 4th, 6th, 7th and 15th battalions. A brass shoulder title OTS/MHOW, a similar shoulder title being KC over Officer/Cadet Unit. Household Brigade Officer Cadet Battalion, a rare cap badge in bronze and white enamel, good overall condition but not removed from the frame for inspection of reverses £1000-1200 £500
2 52nd Oxfordshire Light Infantry, an interesting frame of badges comprising an officer’s shoulder belt plate (Parkyn 355) lacking half of unit title strap, an officer’s waist belt clasp 1855 - 1881 (Ryan 84), an other ranks glengarry badge (KK 510) and similar 43rd Monmouthshire Light Infantry (KK 498), officer’s large size tunic buttons 43rd and 52nd. An officer’s post 1881 waist belt clasp, Oxfordshire Light Infantry (Ryan 209), a superb officer’s helmet plate 1908 - 1914, The Oxfordshire and Buckhamshire Light Infantry; an other ranks two part helmet place QVC ‘Oxfordshire’, various officers and other ranks cap badges 1898 - 1953, sundry anodised Royal Greenjackets badges. Oxfordshire Militia a very fine officer’s gilt ‘scroll’ hat badge with separate bugle above. Two Victorian officer’s Martingale badges both with the Garter and ‘VR’ centres, good overall condition but not removed from frame for examination £700-900 £500
3 RAF Badges a framed display, a very fine selection including a KC Chaplain’s embroidered and metal cap and collar badges, a rare officer’s field cap badge in bronze, very rare officer’s gilt and other ranks brass cap badges to the Medical Branch, an extremely rare officer’s gilt cap badge to the Education Department, a rare officer’s gilt field cap badge (first pattern), a fine quality officer’s cap badge KC embroidery velvet and gilt metal. A rare pair of Master aircrew arm badges in embroidery and gilt metal (left and right eagles) Thirteen variable brevet badges (some perhaps late issues), two piper’s plaid brooches of the Central Band together with various buttons and other minor insignia, together with framed written details of the badges, good overall condition but not removed from frame for examination, 2 frames £800-1000 £800
4 Oxford Militia, Rifle Volunteers & VTC, a fine carded selection including a very rare Oxford Militia other ranks shako plate 1855 pattern (incorrectly relugged), an other ranks ‘scroll’ hat badge ‘Oxfordshire’ with separate bugle horn, an other ranks glengarry showing the Ox crossing the ford over a scroll Oxfordshire, a scarce officer’s large silver plate button Oxford Militia; 2nd Oxfordshire Volunteer Rifle Corps a scarce other ranks QVC helmet plate, and similar to the Oxfordshire LI 2nd Volunteer Battalion, a pair of white metal shoulder titles bugle horn/OXF&BUCKS, a scarce brass shoulder title T/4/OXF&BUCKS, a pair of blackened shoulder titles T/4 within bugle horn/OXF&BUCKS and similar in brass. A scarce bronze cap badge Oxfordshire Volunteer Regiment (1914); Buckinghamshire Battalion 3 KC caps and a scarce base metal and enamels Bucks National Reserve lapel badge, good overall condition (29) £500-700 £410
5 OTC and CCF Collection, six carded displays including Wellington College (Berkshire) cadet’s helmet plate 1878 - 1901, s/titles OTC/Wellington cap badges in bronze and brass, Repton OTC in brass, Repton JTC brass and CCF in brass and anodised. St. Lawrence College Ramsgate cap badges in bronze, brass and anodised and cloth shoulder title CCF, Stonyhurst College cap badges in brass white metal blackened and chrome, Rugby School caps in bronze and blackened, Campbell College OTC caps in bronze and chrome, s/title and two tunic buttons; Beaumont College blackened cap badge; University College School OTC London a pair of brass shoulder titles; St. Paul’s School London cadet’s white metal waist belt clasp, KC brass cap badge and collars a pair of brass shoulder titles Kimbolton School CCF cloth s/title and brass Huntingdonshire cap badge; Dulwich College shoulder titles and two variable bronze cap badges; Westminster School OTC pair of blackened shoulder titles and a brass cap badge (CCF); Cranleigh School OTC cap badges in bronze and brass CCF cap badges in blackened and brass one s/title Cranleigh OTC School; Merchant Taylors OTC a bronze cap badge and pair of blackened shoulder titles, Merchant Taylors School Crosby OTC one blackened shoulder title and a cap badge; City of London School a bronzed cap badge and three shoulder titles; Stowe School cap badges in bronze and chrome and two pairs of shoulder titles, good overall condition (72) £650-750 £560
6 University OTC School OTC and CCF, five carded displays including Leeds University OTC caps in brass and anodised s/titles and buttons; Nottingham University OTC caps KC bimetal and QEC anodised, one brass shoulder title; Birmingham University cap badges brass and anodised, OTC brass chrome and anodised UTC one brass shoulder title collars and a button; King Edward School Birmingham cap badges blackened and anodised (CCF); Cambridge University Rifle Volunteers a cadet officer’s two part QVC plated helmet plate, a white metal glengarry and similar in blackened silver plate, a scarce pair of white metal collar badges for the cavalry section, a rare cloth shoulder title black on pale blue (mothed); University of London OTC three KC cap badges, a pair of three part shoulder titles plus buttons and associated collar badges; St. Brendan’s College two brass cap badges and two pairs of variable cloth shoulder titles, scarce KC white metal cap/collar badge Christian Brothers College; Blundells School cap badges in bronze and silver plate and a cloth shoulder title CCF; Malborough College OTC a brass shoulder title variable cap and collar badges and buttons, good overall condition (80) £400-500 £680
7 OTC and CCF, seven carded displays including Uppingham School four variable cap badges, a bronze collar badge and a cloth shoulder title (CCF); Oakham School a rare first pattern bronze cap badge featuring the school seal, a pair of cloth shoulder titles (CCF); Harrow School OTC a pair of blackened shoulder titles, variable cap badges; Harrow Lower School of John Lyon a rare brass shoulder title; Kingham Hill School Oxford a scarce brass CCF cap badge; Royal Wantage School brass cap badge; The Coopers Company School OTC brass cap badge; Herts Cadets a bronze cap badge; Tiffin School one brass shoulder title; Queen Mary’s Grammar School Walsall two variable cloth shoulder titles; Whitgift School Rifle Volunteers a rare silver plated QVC pouch belt plate, Whitgift School OTC a pair of brass shoulder titles and a white metal cane top; Dover College OTC a pair of shoulder titles and two cap badges; Skinners School OTC a shoulder title, two cap badges (one heavily worn) and a cloth shoulder title (CCF); Ampleforth College a JTC cap badge and a CCF cap badge, a white metal cane top and a cloth shoulder title; Royal Grammar School Lancaster a scarce bronze KC cap badge; Rossell School Cadets a rare large white metal QVC button and Rossell School CCF a bimetal KC cap badge; Epsom College OTC a brass cap badge and a pair of brass shoulder titles and a later anodised cap badge; Bradfield College OTC a rare bronze cap badge, a brass shoulder title and a cloth shoulder title (CCF); Dartford Grammar School CCF a scarce white metal cap badge, good overall condition (67) £500-600 £700
8 Oxford University Rifle Volunteers, a carded selection including an other ranks white metal two part QVC helmet plate; OTC items include KC white metal cap badges (OTC and STC), a brass KC Artillery cap badge, a brass Cavalry cap badge, a white metal Infantry cap badge, a pair of brass shoulder titles and various buttons and collar badges, good overall condition (20) £300-400 £320
9 University and Schools OTC, nine carded displays including Edinburgh University OTC cloth shoulder title, a pair of brass shoulder titles and buttons, five variable headdress badges; Glasgow and Strathclyde University OTC an anodised cap badge; Edinburgh Academy a scarce white metal cap badge; Louth School OTC a scarce bronzed cap badge (blades) and a bimetal cap badge; Grantham School OTC a bimetal cap badge; Monmouth School a brass shoulder title, a bronzed cap badge (KK2625) and a brass second pattern dragon cap badge; Liverpool College a brass OTC cap badge and CCF cap badges in brass and anodised, a white metal Kings Liverpool Regiment cap badge, a brass shoulder title Liverpool/OTC /Institute; Wellingborough OTC a scarce bronze cap badge and one brass shoulder title; St. John’s School Leatherhead four cap badges (one bronze); Perse School four cap badges in variable metals including an officer’s silver plate (blades) and a cloth shoulder title (CCF); Derby School OTC a bronze cap badge, JTC a brass cap badge, CCF a brass cap badge (worn); Trent College OTC a brass cap badge; King’s School Rochester OTC a brass cap badge; St. Dunstan’s College OTC a brass cap badge (heavily worn) and an anodised, and a rare brass shoulder title; Canford School OTC two cap badges bronze and chrome; Lord William’s School, Thame a brass cap badge; St. Edmund’s College, Ware a rare bronze cap badge and a chrome cap badge (both OTC); Denstone College a brass shoulder title and two brass cap badges; Maidstone School OTC two cap badges (first and second patterns); King William’s College, Isle of Man a scarce brass cap badge (KK 2602) and two second pattern cap badges, three cloth shoulder titles (CCF); Felsted School two brass cap badges and one brass shoulder title; Newcastle High School OTC a brass shoulder title; Manwood’s School a brass cap badge and two brass shoulder titles; Price’s School CCF a cloth shoulder title, good overall condition (76) £700-800 £980
10 1st The Queen’s City of Edinburgh Rifle Volunteer Brigade Officer’s Forage Cap Badge, a superb example being a coiled silver bullion bugle horn with gilt metal thistle spray centre (c. 1860 - 1874), 4th/5th Battalions The Royal Scots a good officer’s silver plated glengarry badge, 9th Battalion The Royal Scots a good white metal glengarry badge, together with three other badges, good overall condition (7) £250-350 £310
11 Royal Naval Motorboat Reserve/RNAS/RND, an extremely rare Chief Petty Officer’s cap badge in gold bullion velvet and gilt metal, the KC over a raised and padded circle this with a ground of black velvet and bearing gold thread initials RNMBR over a fouled anchor, a scarce RNAS bronze cap badge plus sweetheart’s brooch and buttons, RND s/titles, Drake, Hawke and RND (2), Machine Gun Section cap badges (2), a good Hood Battalion cap badge and seven other copy cap badges, good overall condition (30) £500-700 £520
12 The Gloucestershire Regiment Assorted Badges, six carded displays including an other ranks QVC helmet plate to the 1st Gloucestershire, City of Bristol Rifle Volunteers and corresponding glengarry badge, bakelite cap badges (front and back), white metal Territorial cap badge, various bronze cap and collar badges, standard shoulder titles, a scarce coloured tin lapel badge WW1 “NEW BRISTOL BATTALION”, other ranks QVC and KC helmet plates, a variety of back badges including the last shako pattern for other ranks; a QVC Royal Artillery sabretache badge (regilded), an other ranks “port pie” had numeral “6” (1st Royal Warwickshire or 9th East Suffolk), together with sundry buttons, collar badges, etc, good overall condition (parcel) £500-600 £440
13 Police, Civil Defence, Boys Brigade, a multi-carded collection including QEC helmet plates to Bristol Constabulary (City Arms centre and D/79 centre), British Transport Commission, cap badges to Somerset Constabulary (KC) and a QEC Bristol Constabulary, National and Auxiliary Fire Services and later cap badges to Oxfordshire and Shropshire Fire Brigades, enamelled lapel badges to Gloucestershire and City of Bristol Special Constabulary, a card relating to the Corps of Commissionaires, a similar card to the Civil Defence Corps, and three small card displays of badges and medals to the Boys Brigade; together with a small album of mainly modern embroidered blazer badges, good overall condition (parcel) £150-200 £180
14 Worcestershire and Leicestershire Regiments Assorted Badges, three carded displays for the Worcestershire Regiment mainly post 1898 cap and collar badges and shoulder titles including a T/7/Worcestershire and T/8/Worcestershire shoulder titles, a scarce pair of first pattern other ranks collar badges c. 1881 - 1884, a valise star to the 29th (worn) and three other post 1881 examples, a last pattern other ranks helmet plate centre and a regimental pattern glengarry badge; three carded displays for the Leicestershire Regiment mainly post 1881 and including a helmet plate centre, a pair of 1st Volunteer Battalion collar badges, a pair of T/4/Leicester shoulder titles and a similar pair to the 5th Battalion, two pairs of officers’ silver plated collar badges, a scarce band pouch ornament tiger over XVII, a rare cadet shoulder title C/Leicester, a white metal forage cap badge to the Volunteer Battalions of the Hampshire Regiment, good overall condition (parcel) £400-450 £400
15 East Lancashire North and South Staffordshire Regiments, two cards to the East Lancashire Regiment mainly post 1881 but including a fine officer’s forage cap badge c. 1874 - 1881 being a gold bullion sphinx (added c. 1874) over 30, two other rank helmet plate centres one with correct backing plate and QVC, QVC KC and QEC cap badges, two shoulder titles T/4 and T/5 E.Lancashire together with sundry collar badges; North Staffordshire display includes an other ranks helmet plate centre, a pair of T/5 N.Stafford shoulder titles, an unused bed plate together with sundry collar badges, buttons etc.; South Staffordshire card includes an officer’s KC gilt and silver plate cap badge, an unused bed plate and a pair of T/5 S.Stafford shoulder titles, a brass aeroplane arm badge and other sundry collar badges, good overall condition (parcel) £350-400 £460
16 Royal Army Medical Corps Badges, five very fine carded displays including an officer’s Victorian helmet plate (no gilt remains), other rank examples QVC and KC, cap and collar badges QVC KC and QEC including officers examples, rare examples to the Allied Forces Base Hospital (crown missing) and United States Medical Service, two KC white metal cap badges for the Volunteer Medical Corps plus a pair of collar badges; fine selection of shoulder titles including one only V/RAMC/WELSH BORDER in white metal (one lug missing), brass issues T/RAMC/Wessex (pair) and similar to Manchester, Lowland (pair), Scottish, W.Lancashire, Highland, Devon, North Midland, Welsh, South Midland, City of London (3), S.Western (pair), E.Lancashire, a rare white metal pair T/RAMC/S.Western, 32/VAD/Dorset, good overall condition (parcel) £600-700 £800
17 Royal Irish Rifles, Royal Ulster Rifles, Royal Irish Fusiliers, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers and North Irish Horse, six carded displays; Royal Irish Regiment, a very rare Field Officer silver plated KC harness badge displaying bugle horn in the centre with unit title in surround, one only officer’s silver plate collar badge, two variable shoulder titles; Royal Ulster Rifles standard KC issues caps, collars and buttons; Royal Irish Fusiliers include standard cap and collar badges plus relevant shoulder titles; Inniskilling Fusilers include standard cap badges, collars and shoulder titles plus a rare officer’s special pattern shoulder title; North Irish Horse a scarce white on green cloth shoulder title and QEC cap badges, all cards include reproduction items, good overall condition (parcel) £350-400 £520
18 Foot Guards Badges, six carded displays; Grenadier Guards display includes Victorian other ranks Police badge, a WWII bakelite cap badge plus various cap badges and buttons and incorrect Artillery collar badges; Coldstream Guards cards include other rank Police badges and a similar shoulder belt plate cap badges and associated buttons; Scots Guards cards include an other ranks Police badge, a WWII bakelite cap badge (buckled), officers regimental rank badges and standard cap badges and associated buttons; the Irish Guards card includes a named bed plate, a Police badge and cap badges (all cards include some reproduction items), good overall condition (parcel) £200-250 £210
19 The Rifle Brigade KOYLI, Somerset Light Infantry, The Norfolk Regiment Badges, The Rifle Brigade card includes an other ranks helmet plate 1881 pattern, small Field Service cap badge (Guelphic crown), a pre 1881 other ranks glengarry (now silver plated), a WWII bakelite cap badge and a 17th London Regiment cap badge (KK 1847); the KOYLI card includes an other ranks helmet plate centre (The Yorkshire Light Infantry), an other ranks smasher hat badge, a WWII bakelite cap badge and sundry collar badges and buttons; the Somerset LI includes a pre 1881 other ranks glengarry badge (lugs missing), an other ranks helmet plate 1878 - 1881, a post 1881 two part other ranks helmet plate and another helmet plate centre fitted with pagri slider; the Norfolk card includes a post 1881 other ranks two part glengarry badge complete with backing plate, first pattern cap badges other rank cap badges in bi-metal and all brass, a second pattern bronze officer’s cap badge and sundry other collar badges together with a two part helmet plate 1878 - 1881 to the 97th Regiment, (all cards include some reproduction items), good overall condition (parcel) £350-450 £330
20 British Red Cross and St. John’s Ambulance Services Badges, Buttons and Shoulder Titles, a very large accumulation contained on eight cards including very scarce cloth arm badges to the BRC Near East (red and white on khaki), American Red Cross Service (red on white, severely mothed), a very wide selection of brass shoulder titles and variable rank epaulettes, good overall condition (parcel) £200-300 £550
21 The Middlesex Regiment Badges, four carded displays including an officer’s helmet plate 1902 - 1914 (gilt rubbed), an other ranks helmet plate for the same period, officer’s silver plated and bronze cap badges with relevant collar badges, other ranks standard issue cap badges including a WWII bakelite, scarce shoulder titles C/1/Middlesex and C/2/Middlesex, 1/C/Middlesex; 24th Middlesex Rifle Volunteers an other ranks shako complete glengarry badge, other ranks QVC helmet plates to the 3rd Middlesex Rifle Volunteers, 5th Middlesex Rifle Volunteers and South Middlesex Rifle Volunteers, a pair of officer’s bronze collar badges with plain scrolls and one only similar other ranks white metal and a cap badge with South Africa Honour, good overall condition (parcel) £450-550 £600
22 Dorsetshire and Devonshire Regimental Badges, six carded displays including a two part officer’s forage cap badge in silver, gilt and green enamels (the bottom scroll and the “Montis Insignia Calpe” part fractured); two officers’ KC helmet plates one with a Victorian period centre (little gilt remains on either); other ranks helmet plates QVC and KC (centres interchanged); a fine pair of officer’s full dress collar badges in silver and green enamel; one only T/4/Dorset shoulder title; a named bed plate and cap badges from 1898 to anodised; a very scarce KC brass band pouch ornament; the Devonshire card includes standard cap badges QVC to QEC, one only T/4/Devon shoulder title and a pair of T/5/Devon shoulder titles (repaired), three officer’s large silver plated tunic buttons to the South Devon Militia and a rare officer’s silver plated shako badge to the Exeter Rifle Volunteers featuring the full arms of the city, good overall condition (parcel) £500-600 £800
23 Northumberland, Royal, Lancashire and Royal Scots Fusiliers, The Herefordshire Regiment Regimental Badges, the Northumberland Fusilier card includes an officer’s bronze first pattern cap badge with later bronze collar badges, other ranks cap badges first and second patterns with relevant collar badges, a scarce T/4/gren/NF shoulder title, and a fine quality officer’s QVC gilt button to the 5th Bombay Infantry; the Royal Fusiliers card includes standard KC and QEC cap and collar badges; Lancashire Fusilier single shoulder titles T/5/gren/LF and similar to the 6th and 7th Battalions; the Royal Scots Fusilier card includes other ranks QVC fur cap grenade and similar glengarry, two pairs officers’ bronze collar badges and related shoulder titles, T/4/gren RSF (three examples) and a similar to the 5th Battalion; the Herefordshire card includes standard other rank cap badges, a pair of all white metal collars, a pair of shoulder titles T/Herefordshire, a fine officer’s silver plated cap and collar badges to the Herefordshire Light Infantry and a matching set in other ranks anodised, good overall condition (but does include the odd reproduction item) (parcel) £250-350 £400
24 The Buffs (Royal East Kent Regiment), Royal West Kent, Northamptonshire and South Lancashire Regimental Badges, the Buffs card includes officer’s cap badge and matching collars, similar other ranks with early and later collar badges, a pair of shoulder titles T/5/BUFFS and one only to the 4th Battalion; the West Kent card includes an other ranks KC helmet plate, a pair of brass shoulder titles T/4/R.W.KENT and a similar pair to the 5th Battalion, an officer’s bronze cap badge with QEC bronze collar badges, standard other rank cap badges and collar badges, a very scarce bi-metal cap badge to the Kent County Cadets; the Northamptonshire card includes an other ranks post 1902 helmet plate centre, a pair of scarce brass “horseshoe” pattern shoulder titles, an officer’s silver plate and gilt cap badge, a pair of officer’s bronze and silver plate collar badges, other ranks cap badges with matching collars QVC and KC, one only T/4/NORTHAMPTON shoulder title; the South Lancashire card includes an officer’s bronze cap badge with matching collars, various other ranks cap badges with relevant collars and shoulder titles, a pair of brass shoulder titles T/4/S.LANCASHIRE and a similar pair to the 5th Battalion, good overall condition (parcel) £450-550 £400
25 Somerset Light Infantry, Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry Regimental Badges, the Somerset cards include an other ranks 1869 pattern shako plate, good quality cap badges in white metal and bronze with South Africa scroll and a pair of matching white metal collar badges, a pair of white metal collar badges 1st Volunteer Battalion, similar pairs to the 2nd and 3rd Volunteer Battalions, single white metal collar badges 2nd Volunteer Battalion (brooched) and South Africa scroll example, a good quality white metal cap badge with laurel spray scroll, officer’s bronze cap and collar badges and other ranks white metal examples with corresponding collar badges, shoulder titles Somerset and bugle horn over Somerset, a pair of brass shoulder titles T/4/bugle horn with separate SOMERSET and one only very fine officer’s gilt shoulder title bugle horn over SOMERSET; the DCLI card includes a very rare other ranks brass cap badge 1898 - 1900, one only crowned brass collar badge, an other ranks helmet plate centre, a scarce KC star pattern large brass valise badge, an officer’s bronze cap badge with smaller pattern collar badges, other ranks white metal cap badges with matching shoulder titles, a WWII bakelite cap badge (slight buckling), a pair of brass shoulder titles T/5/bugle with separate CORNWALL, one only to the 4th Battalion and a very rare conjoined T/4/5/bugle/CORNWALL, a scarce cloth shoulder title white on green Truro Cathedral School and a few late pattern badges to the Somerset and Cornwall Light Infantry, good overall condition (parcel) £650-750 £600
26 The School of Musketry Warrant Officer’s Helmet Plate 1878 Pattern, a very fine all gilt example crowned eight pointed star with laurels and Garter in the centre crossed rifles, very good condition £180-220 £300
27 The Suffolk Regiment Regimental Badges, three carded displays including an other ranks 1861 - 68 pattern shako plate, an other ranks two part KC helmet plate, an other ranks Victorian all brass pagri badge, KC to QEC other rank cap badges, KC osd cap badge and WWII bakelite (fastenings missing), a very scarce osd cap badge 4th/5th Battalions with corresponding other ranks bi-metal example, post 1881 collar badges and standard shoulder titles; a pair of T/5/SUFFOLK shoulder titles and similar singles for T/4 and T/6/SUFFOLK; Cambridgeshire Regiment standard other ranks bi-metal cap badges and shoulder titles, good overall condition (44) £200-250 £310
28 ASC & RASC, Royal Pioneer Corps Badges and Shoulder Titles, five carded displays cap and collar badges are mainly GVR onward, single shoulder titles T/ASC/SOUTH MIDLAND and similar W.LANCASHIRE, NOTTS AND DERBY, W.RIDING, WORCESTERSHIRE, LONDON, NORTH MIDLAND (three part) and a pair DEVON & CORNWALL; Pioneer Corps items are standard KC to QEC and include buttons and shoulder titles, good overall condition (parcel) £200-250 £260
29 East Surrey Regiment & Inns of Court Rifle Volunteers Regimental Badges, two carded displays including an officer’s post 1881 waist belt clasp (matching bench marks), an other ranks helmet plate centre, a Victorian other ranks pagri badge, standard cap and collar badges KC to QEC; a very scarce officer’s 1861 pattern shako plate Inns of Court Rifle Volunteers, an other ranks helmet plate to the 14th Middlesex Rifle Volunteers (the “14” part detached), an other ranks glengarry badge ICRV within laurels (fractured in two places), a rare KC bronze helmet plate Inns of Court OTC with South African honours, (some items re-lugged), (parcel) £300-350 £470
30 Royal Warwickshire, Queens West Surrey and East Surrey Regimental Badges, the Warwickshire cards include an other ranks glengarry badge (KK 426), an officer’s large gilt tunic button 1856 - 81, a two part QVC helmet plate (the backplate with two small holes), an osd cap badge with matching collars, an officer’s silver plate and gilt cap badge, other ranks cap badge and collar badges including a rare white metal 1886 - 87 collar badge, a pair of brass shoulder titles T/5/R.WARWICKSHIRE, a single T/8/WARWICKSHIRE; West Surrey card includes an osd cap (2nd pattern), a WWII bakelite cap badge, sundry post 1881 collar badges and a scarce officer’s gilt pouch badge c. 1881 -1914; 6th Battalion East Surrey Regiment a rare officer’s blackened silver plate hat badge and a pair of brass T/5/E.SURREY shoulder titles, good overall condition (parcel) £260-320 £310
31 The Wiltshire Regiment Badges, three carded displays including a scarce two part other ranks helmet plate 1878 - 81 to the 99th Regiment, an officer’s post 1881 waist belt clasp (rubbed and central cypher part missing), a post 1881 other ranks two part glengarry badge with correct backing plate, two officers variable bronze cap badges, a rare silver plated cap badge 2nd Volunteer Battalion the Wiltshire Regiment (with blades), standard other rank cap badges including a WWII bakelite, a scarce pair of blackened brass T/4/WILTS shoulder titles, together with standard collar badges and buttons up to the Brigade period, good overall condition (parcel) £260-320 £330
32 Yeomanry Regimental Badges, seven carded displays; Royal Gloucestershire Hussars includes a scarce osd bronze cap badge, a white metal NCO’s arm badge, an excavated Imperial Yeomanry cap badge, various collar badges and buttons, shoulder titles T/Y/RGH, Y/RGH and RGH (the card includes a copy cap badge of the Imperial Yeomanry; South Notts Hussars standard other rank cap badges, a pair of brass shoulder titles SNH and an officer’s gilt crowned VR pouch badge; Northumberland Hussars standard gilding metal cap and collars, a brass NH and a smaller silver plate NH shoulder title; Hampshire Carabiniers a scarce KC bronze cap badge, three officers silver plated buttons “XX/HY” and three similar in gilt, all QVC, a scarce brass shoulder title HANTS/T/CARABINIERS and a single HANTS/CARABINIERS; 1st Royal Devon Yeomanry an osd cap badge with matching collars, bronze and gilding metal cap badges (Royal Devon Yeomanry), a gilding metal Royal Devon Yeomanry RFA cap badge (possibly a copy), a scarce brass shoulder title R1st.DY and a plated RDY shoulder titles, one brass and one bronze NDH shoulder titles; Shropshire Yeomanry a scarce osd KC cap badge and corresponding other ranks in gilding metal, a pair of brass shoulder titles Y/SHROPSHIRE; Worcestershire a single brass T/Y/WORCESTERSHIRE shoulder title and similar QOWH together with four copy cap badges; City of London Yeomanry a scarce KC Sharpshooters collar badge, a brass cap badge 3rd County of London Yeomanry, two brass shoulder titles T/Y/COUNTY OF LONDON and various QEC items (include copy cap badges), good overall condition (parcel) £300-350 £480
33 Manchester, Lincolnshire and Bedfordshire Regimental Badges, nine carded displays, the Manchester cards include an other ranks helmet plate centre, an officer’s first pattern bronze cap badge and matching collars, standard other rank cap badges, a pair of brass shoulder titles T/5/MANCHESTER and singles T/6 T/7 and T/10, an other ranks bronze cap badge to the 8th ARDWICK Battalion and an interesting engraved tri-part scroll 8th Bn/Manchester Regiment/Ardwick (both cards include some reproduction items); the Lincolnshire cards include an other ranks helmet plate centre, two KC pagri badges in brass and gilding metal, an officers staff pattern osd cap badge, a silver bladed X, a pair of brass shoulder titles T/4/LINCOLN and a similar pair to the 5th Battalion, two blank scroll cap badges plus sundry collars and buttons, later East Anglian items; the Bedfordshire card includes two officers forage cap badges 1881 - 97 one with blue enamel backing the other with black leather, an osd cap badge with smaller pattern collar badges, standard bi-metal and brass other ranks cap badges, a pair of brass shoulder titles T/5/BEDFORD, a very scarce pair of white metal shoulder titles T/5/BEDFORD and one only officer’s smaller silver plated example, a pair of brass T/HERTS and a pair of brass T/BEDFORD, a large two part copy helmet plate in white metal 2nd ABn Hertfordshire Rifle Volunteers, plus various items to the successor Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment, good overall condition (parcel) £500-550 £410
34 Royal Welsh Fusiliers, South Wales Borderers, The Welsh Regiment Badges, eight carded displays; the Fusilier cards include osd cap and collar badges (Welch and Welsh), standard bi-metal other rank cap badges, a pair of brass shoulder titles T/5/gren/RWF and a very rare single brass shoulder title C/4/RWF; the South Wales Borderers cards include bi-metal and all brass other ranks cap badges, osd collars, a good other ranks QVC white metal helmet plate to the 4th VB, a similar QVC glengarry badge to the 3rd VB (much repaired), a brass shoulder title T/1/BRECKNOCK, osd cap badges and other rank cap badges in white metal and gilding metal to the Brecknockshire Battalion; the Welsh Regiment cards include an other ranks QVC two part helmet plate, an osd cap badge with matching collars, bi-metal cap badges (Welsh and Welch) with corresponding collar badges and shoulder titles, a 1916 all brass cap badge and a WWI bakelite cap badge, two officers small gilt tunic buttons to the 69th (South Lincolnshire) Regiment, a scarce pair of brass shoulder titles T/4/WELSH and a similar to the 5th Battalion, one only brass T/6/WELSH, a scarce one only white metal 3/V/WELSH, and a scarce fine quality other ranks white metal helmet plate to the 3rd VB, the Welsh (some reproduction items overall), good overall condition (parcel) £400-500 £720
35 1st King’s Dragoon Guards, 15th/19th Hussars, 17th/21st Lancers Badges, four carded displays; the 1st King’s Dragoon Guards includes first, second and third other ranks cap badges, a very scarce osd second pattern cap badge, an unknown cast white metal badge possibly for a pouch, a pair of brass shoulder titles KDG and a QVC brass horse harness badge for the 1st The Royal Dragoons; 15th Hussars other ranks QVC cap and collar badges, a KC cap badge and an officer’s very fine KC cap badge in silver gilt and blue enamel (original fastenings missing), other ranks KC and QEC cap badges 15th/19th Hussars with a pair of brass shoulder titles small and large sizes, an NCO’s white metal arm badge; 17th Lancers includes an officer’s large silver skull and crossbones for the undress sabretache, one only brass 17L shoulder title and an unknown large “Motto” in pewter with integral fastenings, 21st Lancers KC other ranks cap badge, one only brass 21L shoulder title, 17/21L pair shoulder titles and later pattern cap and collar badges (card includes some reproduction items), good overall condition (parcel) £350-450 £470
36 4th/7th Dragoon Guards, 1st The Royal Dragoons, 9th Lancers, 10th Hussars, 12th Lancers, 13th/18th Hussars, 14th/20th Hussars Badges, a pair of brass shoulder titles 4/7DG, a gilding metal cap badge and later white metal cap badges, a white metal NCO’s arm badge; 1st The Royal Dragoons, an osd KC cap badge and corresponding other ranks bi-metal (both crest examples), a scarce osd cap and collars eagle pattern and a superb pair gilt and silver plated eagle pattern collar badges, a cast KC silver or silver plate crest arm badge; one only brass shoulder title 9L and a pair 1XL and a further pair 1X/X11L, a KC white metal cap badge; one only brass 10H shoulder title and a pair XRH, a white metal NCO’s arm badge and a smaller hallmarked silver example; a pair of brass X11RL shoulder titles, a KC bi-metal cap badge and an anodised NCO’s arm badge; a pair of brass 13/18H shoulder titles, cap badges to the 13th/18th Hussars including an officer’s fine embroidered QEC example in silver wire and velvets; 14th Hussars a scarce first pattern other ranks cap badge and a single brass 20H shoulder title, a pair of brass 14/20H shoulder titles and various cap badges, a fine quality horseshoe pattern hallmarked silver sweetheart’s brooch 14th Hussars (pin missing); 18th Hussars cap badge (KK788) an officer’s good silver plated cap badge (original fastenings removed), a good other ranks cap badge 13th/18th Hussars (KK1904); 19th Hussars a good osd cap badge (KK791) together with an other ranks white metal cap and single collar badge; Connaught Rangers a very fine pair of officer’s silver plated Elephant collar badges (some reproductions throughout the cards) good overall condition (parcel) £300-400 £310
37 Royal Flying Corps, RAF, Army Air Corps, Glider Pilot Regiment, Parachute Regiment Badges, a good quality pair cloth shoulder titles white on black Royal Flying Corps, one only large brass shoulder title RFC, an officer’s good quality bronze cap badge with matching collar badges, two other ranks brass cap badges, six officer’s large gilt tunic buttons, four variable sweetheart brooches, one silver three base metal and enamels; assorted QEC RAF items and a scarce cast brass RAF (Aden) Levies cap badge; a scarce Army Air Corps WWII bakelite cap badge and an osd cap badge, a good quality cloth shoulder title navy on pale blue Army Air Corps; Glider Pilot Regiment cap badges KC officer’s silver plate with matching collar badges and a QEC officer’s plated cap badge, a KC officer’s embroidered cap badge, a good quality cloth shoulder title navy on pale blue Glider Pilot Regt; Parachute Regiment officer’s plated KC and QEC cap badges together with various other cap and collar badges, (some reproduction items throughout the cards), good overall condition (parcel) £350-450 £520
38 OTC and CCF Badges five carded displays; Oundle School OTC a bronze and a gilding metal cap badge (with OTC scroll) and a later gilding metal cap badge “Oundle School”, a pair of brass shoulder titles Oundle/OTC/School; George Herriot School two variably sized cap badges and ten gilding metal buttons, a cloth shoulder title George Herriot’s CCF; Sedburgh School 3 cap badges (one heavily worn); Barnard Castle School one brass cap badge; Newcastle on Tyne RG School one blackened brass shoulder title, two cap badges brass and white metal (both CCF); Framlingham OTC College brass shoulder title; Ellesmere College OTC one brass collar badge and a cloth shoulder title Ellesmere College JTC; Chigwell School two cap badges gilding metal and blackened brass; Brighton College OTC a pair of brass shoulder titles and a blackened brass first pattern collar badge; Eastbourne College OTC a pair of brass shoulder titles and cap badges in bronze and silver plate; Tonbridge School one cloth shoulder title and two cap badges in brass and anodised; Herne Bay OTC College one brass shoulder title; Cranbrook School OTC one blackened brass cap badge; Christ’s Hospital OTC a pair of brass shoulder titles and three cap badges, one brass two anodised; Stamford School two cap badges brass and anodised, three large brass buttons; Reading School OTC a pair of brass shoulder titles and one gilding metal cap badge Reading School CCF; Ardingley CCF one bi-metal cap badge; King’s School OTC Canterbury a brass shoulder title and a gilding metal cap badge (CCF), good overall condition (parcel) £400-500 £460
39 OTC CCF Badges, five carded displays including a rare other ranks 1855 pattern waist belt clasp for Gresham’s OTC, cap badge to same and cloth shoulder title CCF; Paston School cap and brass button; Bloxham School two cap badges and CCF cloth shoulder title; Shrewsbury School OTC two pairs brass shoulder titles and three cap badges and four buttons; King Edward’s School Birmingham three CCF cap badges; Wellington OTC Shropshire brass shoulder title and cap badge; Wrekin School cap badge and shoulder title; Radley OTC pair of brass shoulder titles and three variable metal cap badges; Magdalen College School one cap badge and shoulder title; Bedford Modern School pair of brass shoulder titles and one CCF; Bedford Grammar School one brass shoulder title; Berkhamsted OTC pair of brass shoulder titles and one cap badge; St. Edmund’s School two cap badges OTC and CCF; St. Bees School OTC pair of brass shoulder titles and one brass cap badge; Winchester College one brass cap badge, good overall condition (parcel) £400-500 £460
40 Royal Artillery, Horse Artillery, Territorial Artillery Badges, four carded displays The Royal Artillery Section comprises standard issue collar badges and buttons and sweetheart brooches in base metals and enamel; the RHA include a silver plated cap badge GVIR anodised EIIR, scarce single brass shoulder titles T/RHA/SOMERSET and the same for Warwickshire and Essex, other brass shoulder titles, T/RFA/WARWICKSHIRE and similar for N.Riding, Gloster (three examples), Sussex, E. Lancashire, Kent, London, Lincoln, Highland, Worcestershire, again in brass single examples to T/RGA/LANCASHIRE & CHESHIRE and similar to Pembrokeshire, Cornwall; a rare white metal single shoulder title T/RFA/EDINBURGH. A very scarce brass pagri badge complete with original cloth diamond backing to the 25th Mountain Battery RHA, good overall condition (parcel) £300-400 £360
41 OTC CCF Badges, seven carded displays including a rare Victorian blackened metal helmet plate for Cheltenham College Rifles, a KC cap and cloth shoulder title (pink on black) Cheltenham College; Wellington School Somerset OTC a brass shoulder title, a gilding metal cap and a cloth shoulder title CCF; Deanclose School a CCF gilding metal cap badge; Sutton Valence School one brass shoulder title and a gilding metal cap badge; Clifton College OTC a pair of brass shoulder titles and a gilding metal cap and a cloth shoulder title CCF, a scarce brass shoulder title RE/OTC/Clifton; Bristol Grammar School a pair of brass shoulder titles and a gilding metal cap badge, two later cap badges CCF; Cotham School Bristol a gilding metal “shield” badge; Alleyns School three metal cap badges (one heavily worn), and a 21st County of London KC cap badge; Bancroft School a brass cap badge; Charterhouse OTC two bronze cap badges, a pair of bronze collars and a gilding metal cap badge; Jewish Boys Cadets one brass cap badge; Monkton Combe School OTC a pair of brass shoulder titles gilding metal and white metal cap badges (both KK2628); Taunton School a pair of brass shoulder titles and a gilding metal cap badge and similar CCF; Chard School a pair of brass shoulder titles; Dorchester School one brass shoulder title; Kelly College OTC a brass shoulder title; Downside School OTC a brass cap badge (KK2540), silver plated and gun metal cap badges (KK2541); Millfield School white metal and anodised cap badges; Bishop Veseys Grammar School OTC a brass shoulder title; Public Schools’ Senior Cadet Association a gilding metal cap badge, two collars and two buttons; Colston School CCF a pair of cloth shoulder titles; Avonhurst CCF one cloth shoulder title, good overall condition (parcel) £500-600 £600
42 English County Yeomanry Badges, nine carded displays, all cards include a number of reproduction items, Rough Riders a pair of bi-metal spur collar badges a cloth shoulder title pale blue on maroon, Norfolk Yeomanry cap badges GVR and GVIR one brass shoulder title KORR and one KC collar badge; Queens Own Dorset Yeomanry a scarce OSD QEC cap badge a brass shoulder title T/Y/DORSET, a cloth shoulder title Royal Artillery/QOD&WSY, Westmoreland and Cumberland Yeomanry a QEC anodised cap badge, Derbyshire Yeomanry a pair of brass shoulder titles T/Y/DERBYSHIRE a large bronze cap badge KC with central blank scroll, a brass shoulder title Y/DERBYSHIRE, a pair of brass shoulder titles LDY, Warwickshire Yeomanry a brass shoulder title Y/WARWICK a pair of brass collar badges, a good solid bronze cap badge stamped on the reverse “Collins London”, an anodised NCOs arm badge, a pair of brass shoulder titles WWY, a brass shoulder title T/Y/YORKSHIRE DRAGOONS (composite), another brass shoulder title YORKS DRAGNS, KC cap badges in gilding metal bronze and white metal, Bedfordshire Yeomanry an officer’s good quality cap badge in gilt and silver and similar cap/collar in bronze a pair of brass shoulder titles BEDFORD, Royal Wiltshire Yeomanry two pairs brass shoulder titles RWY (large and small sizes) and sundry cap badges, Berkshire Yeomanry a good OSD bronze cap badge (blades), Hungerford Troop R.B.Y.C. the centre of a trooper’s helmet plate being a rococo shield mounted with a star and title strap now with attached incorrect crown, Duke of Lancaster’s Own Yeomanry a good first pattern OSD cap badge (blades) and similar other ranks cap badge in gilding metal a brass shoulder title Y/DofLsOWN and similar DLO, two anodised second pattern cap badges, Sherwood Rangers Yeomanry a brass shoulder title T/Y/SHERWOOD RANGERS a pair of brass shoulder titles SRY a pair of other ranks KC gilding metal collar badges and a QEC Officer’s embroidered cap badge, Northamptonshire Yeomanry a good white metal NCOs arm badge a pair of officer’s silver plated collar badges and first and second pattern other ranks white metal cap badges a brass shoulder title Y/NORTHAMPTON and a pair Northampton. Royal Observer Corps two carded displays including three scarce cloth shoulder titles pale blue on navy “Royal Observer Corps/4”, scarce first pattern cap badges in gilding metal and white metal later KC in white metal and a scarce QEC Officer’s in gilt metal and embroidery good overall condition (parcel) £300-350 £600
43 Royal Berkshire Regiment Badges, an other ranks helmet plate centre mounted on a spurious KC backplate, various pairs of other ranks gilding metal collar badges and similar officer’s bronze examples, a pair of brass shoulder titles Royal Berks and one only R. Berkshire, a pair of other ranks white metal Volunteer collar badges and a scarce single Territorial officer’s gilt collar badge (Churchill 1352), a pair of brass shoulder titles T/4/ROYAL BERKS, 49th (Hertfordshire) Regiment, an other ranks helmet plate 1878 - 1881. Army Ordnance Corps/RAOC Badges, five carded displays including a good AOC gilding metal glengarry badge and ensuing cap badge plus a pair of facing collar badges and AOC brass shoulder titles, a small selection of Victorian buttons including “Ordnance” and AOC; RAOC items include a very scarce officer’s gilt silver and enamels cap and collar badges (Tonanti scroll) and the ensuing KC cap badge in gilt and enamels (large size), RAOC OSD KC caps and collars and similar other ranks in gilding metal together with ensuing QEC patterns, metal and anodised, an officer’s composite QVC helmet plate (backplate elements copies), card include a few reproduction items, good overall condition (parcel) £200-250 £220
44 Machine Gun Corps Badges, a carded display including an officer’s silver plated large size cap badge (blades) and two similar bronze with matching collar badges (six items), an other ranks gilding metal cap badge, a pair of brass shoulder titles MGC and various buttons; ASC/RASC badges, an other ranks Victorian cap badge and matching collars in gilding metal and one only officer’s QVC collar in silver, gilt and enamel, sundry KC gilding metal cap and collar badges, a scarce pair of officer’s KC collar badges in silver plate gilt and enamel, a scarce larger pattern Volunteer officer’s KC collar in silver, white and black enamels, sundry ASC titles and later pattern other ranks cap collar and shoulder titles; Tank Corps/Royal Tank Regiment Badges, three carded displays including other ranks gilding metal cap badge, a scarce other ranks bronze cap badge (probably Middle East manufacture c. 1920), one only OSD collar badge and similar other ranks brass plus sundry buttons, arm badges in white metal and later gilding metal, Royal Tank Regiment basic issues KC and QEC, two variable cloth slip-on shoulder titles black on khaki RTR, a scarce bed-plate with embossed KC badge 7883924 W. Blackaller; Royal Armoured Corps Badges, a carded display including second pattern OSD KC cap and collar badges and similar other ranks in white metal, a WWII bakelite issue, a pair of QEC officer’s silver plated collar badges and an other ranks QEC white metal cap badge. Medical Staff a Victorian Officer’s all gilt pouch belt plate c. 1870 - 1881 with a pair of QVC gilt buttons, Army Medical Department an other ranks shako plate in gilding metal white metal and red painted central cross (KK1000), a scarce Army Medical Service armband in white linen bearing a red cloth cross (slight mothing) and bearing an official black stamp, Volunteer Medical Staff Corps a scarce white metal Victorian cap badge (KK1010), good overall condition (parcel) £350-450 £550
45 The Gloucstershire Regiment Badges, a carded display 28th (North Gloster) Regiment an other ranks last pattern shako plate, two other ranks brass glengarry badges (KK466 and 467), an other ranks heavy quality brass “pork pie” hat numerals (copper lugs); 61st (South Gloster) an other ranks last pattern shako plate (original fastenings removed) and an other ranks brass glengarry badge (KK523, heavily worn), “pork pie” hat numerals (copper lugs); a very fine officer’s post 1881 helmet plate in gilt silver and black velvet backing (KK241, variable silver centre); 20th Gloucestershire Rifle Volunteers an other ranks blackened brass shako/glengarry badge QVC coiled bugle horn with 20 centre and an other ranks black horn button, three general pattern Rifle Volunteer QVC buttons and a composite glengarry badge for Volunteer Officers, good overall condition (14) £450-550 £450
46 Special “A” Service Cloth Shoulder Title, a very rare WWII embroidered shoulder title, white on black, one of three early tank training units, one very small moth nip on lower edge otherwise very good condition £120-170 £210
47 The East and West Yorkshire Regiments, The Green Howards, The Royal Sussex Regiment and The Lancashire Fusiliers, six carded displays; The East Yorkshire card includes an other ranks helmet plate centre, a scarce pagri style cap badge and sundry basic cap, collar badges and shoulder titles. The West Yorkshire card includes an other ranks helmet plate centre, a “pair” of osd large size collars, standard cap and collar badges and a pair of brass shoulder titles T/5/W.YORK. The Green Howards card includes standard cap and collar badges (post 1902), two single scarce brass shoulder titles T/4/YORK and similar T/5, a rare blackened brass shoulder title N.RroseR.V. The Royal Sussex card includes two osd cap badges, standard other rank issues caps, collars and shoulder titles, a scarce pair of brass shoulder titles T/5/ROYAL SUSSEX and one only T/4/ROYAL SUSSEX and a scarce single white metal ROYAL SUSSEX shoulder title. The Lancashire Fusiliers card includes an other ranks glengarry badge, an osd cap with pairs of large and small size collars, an officer’s good quality cap in gilt and silver plate, the cards include a few reproduction items, good overall condition (parcel) £180-220 £360
48 University and School OTCs Badges, five carded displays include Manchester University OTC brass and anodised cap badges, a pair of brass shoulder titles and one only cloth shoulder title white on red. Sheffield University cap badges in gilding metal and anodised with four buttons. Queen’s University Belfast a scarce bronze cap badge and later QEC anodised, a brass shoulder title Queen’s University/OTC/Belfast Contingent. Bristol University gilding metal cap badge, one only brass shoulder title and a pair of cloth shoulder titles. Bridlington School two scarce cap badges (Rawlings 279 & 280) plus large and small buttons. Eton College OTC KC caps in bronze and white metal and two pairs of white metal shoulder titles. George Watson’s College two scarce white metal cap badges (Rawlings 778 & 779). Glenalmond OTC a white metal cap badge and two pairs of variable shoulder titles. Kings School Bruton a gilding metal cap badge and a cloth CCF shoulder title; together with 40 plus cloth shoulder titles (some duplication), good overall condition (parcel) £350-450 £520
49 Cloth Shoulder Titles, good quality single items include “Paratroop Regiment”, “Light Tank Squadron” “Airborne” (printed), “Chaplain (R.C.)”, “Airborne” (woven), “Lothians & Border Horse”, “Women’s Royal Naval Reserve”; together with a quantity of later issues these include some reproduction items; a scarce cloth brassard printed black LDV on khaki, another heavy duty khaki cloth brassard bearing a red cloth KC, 1.5 pairs of early RAF cloth insignia being a red eagle on pale khaki linen, good overall condition (parcel) £250-350 £520
50 The Queen’s Own Royal West Surrey Regiment Regimental Badges, a good carded display including a good other ranks shako plate 1861 - 1868 pattern, an other ranks helmet plate centre, a pair of very scarce brass shoulder titles QUEEN’S/2/R.W.S (Westlake 736), an officer’s fine quality pouch belt plate to the 1st Volunteer Battalion, various pairs of officers and other ranks first and second pattern collar badges, includes some reproduction items, good overall condition (25) £250-350 £360
51 The Royal Fusiliers, The King’s Royal Rifle Corps and Inns of Court Regiment Badges, four carded displays, The Royal Fusiliers cards include an other ranks KC fur cap grenade, a seemingly good quality brass cap badge for the Jewish Battalions, a scarce single shoulder title T/1/gren/RF/CITYofLONDON and similar T/2, T/3 and T/4, a rare single brass shoulder title 1/CADETS/CITYofLONDON and a similar single C/RF/CITYofLONDON; The King’s Royal Rifle Corps card includes a good QVC cap badge, a good QVC glengarry badge to the Militia Battalions, WWII bakelite example, various badges to the Church Lads Brigade including a KC Cadets cap badge and similar Junior Training Corps, a scarce brass shoulder title 3/LONDON/CLB; The Inns of Court card includes cap badges “RC” “RV” “OTC” and “REGT”, a fine quality sweetheart’s brooch in silver and multi-enamels and sundry other later pattern cap badges, good overall condition (parcel) £250-350 £210
52 The London Regiment, 5th - 11th Battalions Badges, seven carded displays, The 5th Battalion card includes a Victorian other ranks shako plate and similar officer’s pouch belt plate, a single brass shoulder title T/5/CITYofLONDON and white metal cap badges pre and post 1920 together with a silver KC rectangular waist-belt plate for the Sheriff of the City of London; a single blackened brass shoulder title T/6/CITYofLONDON and a similar T/6/LONDON, 1.5 pairs brass shoulder titles T/7/CITYofLONDON; an officer’s silver plated cap badge to the 8th Battalion together with a pair of brass shoulder titles T/8/CITYofLONDON and a single scarce white metal T/8/LONDON; a pair of blackened brass shoulder titles T/9/COUNTYofLONDON and a similar pair T/9/LONDON; a scarce pair of officer’s gilt collar badges to the 10th Battalion together with 1.5 pairs shoulder titles T/10/LONDON, and a rare pair of hand cut bronze shoulder titles 10LDN (Westlake 1514); a single brass shoulder title T/11/LONDON, the majority of the cap badges on these cards are reproduction items, good overall condition (parcel) £300-350 £390
53 The London Regiment 12th - 17th Battalions Badges, seven carded displays, a single blackened brass shoulder title T/12/COUNTYofLONDON and a single 12/LONDON, a single brass shoulder title T/14/COUNTYofLONDON and a similar single in white metal, a brass example T/14/LONDON, an officer’s silver plated thistle pattern glengarry badge together with later pattern glengarry badges, titles and buttons; a rare pair of white metal shoulder titles T/15/COUNTYofLONDON, a single brass example T/15/LONDON; a good other ranks QVC helmet plate Queen’s Westminster Vols, an officer’s plated pouch belt plate, a pair of other ranks blackened QVC collar badges, a scarce pair of officer’s KC collars c. 1903 - 1908 to the same corps, a pair of blackened shoulder titles T/16/COUNTYofLONDON and a scarce single white metal example, a pair of blackened examples T/16/LONDON; good other ranks cap badge to the 17th Londons pre 1920, 1.5 pairs of blackened brass shoulder titles T/17/LONDON and a rare single brass example THR, the majority of the cap badges on these cards are reproductions, good overall condition (parcel) £300-350 £270
54 The London Regiment 18th - 25th & and 28th Battalions Badges, nine carded displays, a pair of blackened brass shoulder titles T/18/LONDON and a single cloth shoulder title “London Irish Rifles”, a pair of gilding metal shamrock pattern cloak fasteners and sundry cap and collar badges, a single brass shoulder title T/19/COUNTYofLONDON and a brass pair T/19/LONDON with two brass cap badges and a scarce pair of brass collar badges; a pair of brass shoulder titles T/20/LONDON, a single blackened brass shoulder title T/21/LONDON, a fine and scarce officer’s cap badge 21st County of London in black and silver plate; single brass shoulder titles T/22/COUNTYofLONDON and T/22/LONDON; a rare hand-cut brass shoulder title T/23/LONDON (Westlake 1553) and a single brass example T/23/COUNTYofLONDON; a pair of brass shoulder titles T/24/LONDON; a pair of brass shoulder titles T/25/COUNTYofLONDON; two pairs brass shoulder titles T/28/LONDON, a rare single white metal shoulder title T/28/COUNTYofLONDON, a scarce brass pouch belt plate to the 20th Middlesex Rifle Volunteers together with later pattern cap badges, many of the cap badges on these cards are reproduction items, good overall condition (parcel) £300-350 £300
55 Royal Marine Light Infantry Colour Sergeant’s Arm Badge, a fine quality Victorian example displaying a crown, laurel sprays, crossed Union flags, bugle horn, the globe and an anchor all over crossed swords and a single chevron, now mounted on a piece of period red cloth, some wear to the Union flags and lace part oxidised £200-250 £260
56 Royal Marine Light Infantry/Royal Marine Artillery/Royal Marines Badges, four carded displays including an other ranks RMLI QVC helmet plate (KK 1092), a similar two part glengarry badge (1094), a Victorian brass valise badge and similar KC issue, a sergeant’s very scarce RMA forage cap badge (1110), a rare single bronze collar badge grenade over Per Mare Per Terram scroll, a rare other ranks brass forage cap badge Royal Marines Labour Corps (1098), scarce two part band badges (1115 & 1116), a scarce gilding metal cap badge to the Royal Marines School of Music (2109), together with a large selection of other ranks cap and collar badges but including a few officers’ bronze and gilt/silver items, good overall condition (parcel) £600 -800 £460
57 Royal Regiment of Artillery Badges, four carded displays including an other ranks helmet plate 1878 - 1901, a fine quality officer’s gilt helmet plate 1902 - 1914 and an officer’s very fine Victorian helmet plate to the Militia Artillery, an officer’s post 1901 waist-belt plate, two officers’ double wheel pouch badges pre and post 1874 and a good Volunteer officer’s pouch badge post 1874, an other ranks plume holder to the Volunteer Artillery, a pair of officer’s cloak fasteners, an officer’s good quality silver plated cap badge to the Volunteer Artillery, good other ranks examples to the Volunteer and Territorial Artilleries and Cadet Artillery, together with a selection of standard issue cap, collar badges and buttons, good overall condition (parcel) £280-320 £300
58 British Military Badges, nine carded displays including one blackened shoulder title T/2/MONMOUTHSHIRE, a blackened brass example T/1/MONMOUTHSHIRE, a pair in brass T/MONMOUTHSHIRE and a single MONMOUTHSHIRE, an officer’s KC silver plated pouch-belt plate 1st Battalion Monmouthshire (Regiment) (this section missing), a single brass shoulder title T/Y/GLAMORGAN, a pair of brass shoulder titles T/Y/MONTGOMERY and another brass pair Y/MONTGOMERY; cap badges to Rutlish School, Birkenhead School, Brentwood School CCF, King’s College School Wimbledon, King Edward’s Five Ways School Birmingham (chrome), two scarce single brass shoulder titles C/4/HANTS and C/4/HAMPSHIRE, a single blackened brass example KINGS/COLLEGE/OTC/SCHOOL and a single brass example WARWICK/OTC/SCHOOL, a single cloth example SILCOATES SCHOOL CCF; Queen’s Own Oxfordshire Hussars an officer’s good quality bronze cap badge, a pair of white metal shoulder titles QOOH and a similar pair in brass, a pair of brass shoulder titles RBH; Honourable Artillery Company an officer’s good quality bronze “gun” cap badge, standard other rank issues Artillery and Infantry, two scarce single brass shoulder titles A/HAC and B/HAC. (The majority of the cap badges on these cards are reproduction items). Good condition overall (parcel) £280-320 £270
59 British Military Badges, six carded displays better items include two gilding metal cap badges U.C.W. Aberystwyth OTC, U.C.W. Aberystwyth UTC (KK2494/2495), one only brass shoulder title University/OTC/of Wales, a similar single brass shoulder title Llandovery/OTC/College, two anodised cap badges University of Wales OTC and a similar University OTC Cardiff, a single brass shoulder title Elstow/OTC/School, an other ranks white metal helmet plate 1st Herefordshire Rifle Volunteer Corps (lacking crown but with loose attached officers’ pattern), a scarce brass cap badge Herefordshire Cadets, a card of badges relating to Cambridge University OTC (KC and QEC issues), an officer’s good quality gilt silver and black enamel cap badge to the ASC and similar OSD, a scarce brass pagri badge ASC, a Victorian all gilt pouch badge to the Army Medical Department, a KC WRNS Officer’s hat badge, together with a large assortment of basic shoulder titles, numerals etc., good overall condition (parcel) £300-350 £330
60 British Military Badges, ten carded displays plus sundry loose items. The Gloucestershire card includes a scarce gilding metal cap badge to the Bristol Volunteer Reserve and a pair of large brass BVR shoulder titles, a pair of brass shoulder titles T/4/GLOSTER and one only T/5/GLOSTER, cloth shoulder titles and one only white metal tunic button to the 3rd VB Gloucestershire Regiment. A rare other ranks white metal glengarry badge to the 1st West York Administrative Battalion complete with shaped red cloth backing, but with a hole through the centre of the crown. A card pertaining to the Army Physical Training Corps and the Army Intelligence Corps (KC and QEC basic issues), three cards of standard brass shoulder titles include a single scarce T5/GREEN/HOWARDS and a similar example T/6/GLOSTER; a card pertaining to the Essex Regiment includes officers’ fine quality pairs of collar badges first and second pattern, and sundry other cap and collar badges. Another card includes a scarce pair of WWII black on khaki slip on shoulder titles (MONMOUTHSHIRE), a WWII Home Guard bakelite example and a three part embroidered shoulder title 10/SOM/HOME GUARD; further items include two part brass shoulder titles T/5/bugle/DURHAM and similar to T/6; a scarce single brass shoulder title 1/CADETS/OXF&BUCKS, a pair of brass shoulder titles T/5/ESSEX, includes some reproduction items, good overall condition (parcel) £400-450 £350
61 British Military Badges, sixteen carded displays. The vast majority pertaining to Royal Arms badges, late issue REME items, the WAAC and ATS and a QEC plated plaid brooch to St. Andrew’s University OTC, includes many reproductions, good overall condition (parcel) £150-200 £140
62 British Military Badges, eighteen carded displays mainly reproduction items but together with some good quality basic issue buttons and a card of base metal and enamelled pendant badges to the British Red Cross Society, sold as viewed not subject to return £150-200 £150
63 The Border Regiment and the Notts and Derby Regiments Badges, four carded displays those for the Border Regiment include two other ranks white metal helmet plate centres 1884 - 1903 (fasteners a/f), a very scarce pair of osd collars to the 3rd Militia Battalion 1903 - 1908, a pair of brass shoulder titles T/5/BORDER and a single example to the T/4/BORDER plus sundry standard issue other ranks cap and collar badges; the Notts and Derby cards include a Derbyshire helmet plate centre, a bi-metal glengarry badge 1881 - 1897, KC osd cap and two pairs of variable collar badges, a very scarce QEC osd cap and collars and a QEC pair of officer’s collars in silver plate gilt and blue enamel, a pair of brass shoulder titles T/6/NOTTS AND DERBY, a similar pair T/5, a single only T/8 and T/7, a very rare bronzed shoulder title of oval format 1st Nottingham/Cadet/Battn (Church); together with standard issue cap, collar and shoulder titles, includes a few reproduction items good overall condition (parcel) £280-320 £410
64 RAF Insignia, six carded displays together with a large accumulation of loose items, the cards pertaining to the RAF Regiment and Air Training Corps Units; together with three carded displays of badges, two to the Italian Armed Forces and one for the USA, good overall condition (parcel) £150-200 £250
65 British Military Cavalry Badges, nine carded displays featuring 3rd Dragoon Guards, 3rd Carabiniers, 2nd Dragoon Guards, Royal Scots Greys, Royal Scots Dragoon Guards, 3rd, 7th Hussars, 16th/5th Lancers, 4th, 8th Hussars, 11th Hussars. Mainly standard issue cap and collar badges, shoulder titles and buttons, a few QVC period genuine items but the majority KC and QEC issues and containing many reproductions, good overall condition (parcel) £250-350 £200
66 OTC, CCF Badges, six carded displays including brass shoulder titles, single OTC Leeds, Mill Hill/OTC/School (pair) and similar pair St. Edwards/OTC/School and a single Imperial Service/OTC/College, single cloth shoulder titles to Haileybury & I.S.C. C.C.F, Gordon’s College C.C.F., Queen Victoria School C.C.F., Solihull School C.C.F., Queen Mary’s C.C.C., Welbeck College C.C.F., Leeds G.S.C.C.F., and The Leys School C.C.C.; metal cap badges include Bournemouth School, Exeter School C.C.F. (KC), Moseley G.S. (Rawlings 1347), Welbeck College, Gordon’s College, Haileybury OTC (both patterns), Mill Hill School (blackened and anodised), Queen Victoria’s School Jersey, Hurstpierpoint College, Aldenham School (two patterns), Solihull School C.C.F. and Wantage School C.C.F.; together with two carded displays of Boys Brigade badges, good overall condition (parcel) £250-300 £380
67 The Hampshire Regiment, three carded displays including an other ranks QVC glengarry 3rd VB, a brass pagri badge to the 1st Battalion, two officer’s small gilt coatee buttons to the 67th Regiment, a scarce pair of bi-metal collar badges to the Militia Battalions, a pair of brass shoulder titles T/4/HANTS and a similar pair to the 5th Battalion and a single to the 7th Battalion, a scarce blackened (originally bronzed) headdress badge to Princess Beatrice’s Isle of Wight Rifles, a 1916 all brass issue cap badge and a WWII bakelite example together with sundry other officers and other ranks basic issues; a carded display of modern Channel Island badges; two carded displays to the AVC/RAVC including an officer’s very scarce gilt and silver first pattern cap badge, including some reproduction items, good overall condition (parcel) £200-250 £250
68 British Military Badges, three carded displays to the Military Police including an officer’s Victorian gilt helmet plate for the Governors of Military Prisons, cap and collar badges, shoulder titles from GVR to EIIR; two carded displays to the Royal Corps of Signals with most of the standard issues from formation to present day; four named brass bed-plates, two Coldstream Guards, a Grenadier Guards (EIIR) and one to the Middlesex Regiment; a QEC RSM’s khaki greatcoat arm badge and a QEC Coldstream Guards Colour Sergeant’s full dress arm badge; a display of cloth badges to the Gloucestershire Volunteer Artillery (modern); including some reproduction items, good overall condition (parcel) £160-200 £190
69 The Corps of Royal Engineers & Engineer Volunteers Badges, seven carded displays including good selection of other ranks cap badges QVC - EIIR, osd issues GVR and GVIR; a scarce white metal pouch belt plate to the 2nd West York Engineer Volunteers (lugs a.f.), a similar white metal helmet plate to the 2nd Gloster Bristol Engineer Volunteers, pairs of brass shoulder titles T/RE/HOME COUNTIES, T/RE/WELSH, T/RE/ABERDEEN, T/RE/WESSEX, T/RE/GLAMORGAN, and single shoulder titles T/RE/SOUTH MIDLAND and similar Wilts, Kent, Hants, East Anglian, Tyne and Northumbrian; a pair of white metal non-facing railway engine collars, sundry modern badges to the Royal Monmouthshire Engineers Militia, including a few reproduction items, good overall condition (parcel) £400-500 £720
70 OTC and CCF Badges, six carded displays including single metal shoulder titles Reigate/OTC/School, Weymouth/OTC/College, Glasgow/OTC/Academy (pair), Churcher’s/OTC/College, Portsmouth/OTC/GR.School (pair), Surgeons/OTC/Ireland; cap badges to Churcher’s College (OTC non-voided), Portsmouth Grammar School, Northern Grammar School Portsmouth, Reading University OTC, Exeter University OTC (modern), Reigate School OTC, Guildford School OTC, Brentwood School CCF, Royal Military Academy an Officer Cadet’s fine quality KC gilt cap badge (KK1068), a similar example in bronze and a GVR bronze example (KK1076); together with a card of seven unidentified items, mainly Police, good overall condition (parcel) £250-350 £440
71 North Somerset Imperial Yeomanry/North Somerset Yeomanry Badges, four carded displays including a pair of brass shoulder titles NSIY, a single T/Y/N.SOMERSET and a pair Y/N.SOMERSET, a good selection of other ranks cap and collar badges GVR to present day, a good GVR NCO’s white metal arm badge, together with a good selection of buttons North Somerset Yeomanry Cavalry onward; a selection relating to WWII including printed Airborne arm badges and two variable sets of Paratrooper’s wings, one white on khaki and the other pale blue and white silk on pale blue cloth; a carded selection of Staffordshire Yeomanry badges together with a few West Kent Yeomanry and Lancashire Hussars Yeomanry badges, includes some reproduction items, good overall condition (parcel) £260-320 £220
72 Scottish Regimental Badges, eight carded displays including a scarce WWII bakelite issued to the Black Watch (some buckling), a QVC other ranks helmet plate centre to the King’s Own Scottish Borderers, an officer’s silver plated glengarry badge to the Cameron Highlanders, a Black Watch Piper’s waist-belt plate, the following brass shoulder titles T/5/bugle/HLI (pair), T/5/KOSB (a repaired pair) and singles T/5/KOSB, T/4/Cameron, T/5/Gordon, and T/9/bugle/HLI, together with a large selection of standard issue cap and collar badges, shoulder titles and buttons, includes some reproduction items, good overall condition (parcel) £270-330 £480
73 Railway Badges and Buttons. Five carded displays, mainly standard issues but including some ambulance badges for the GWR, a good solid brass letter badge ‘LBSCR’, various KC Senior Staff issue to the GWR, the cards include some reproduction items, sold as viewed not subject to return £80-120 £170
74 Cheshire Regiment, Cheshire Yeomanry, Westminster Dragoons Badges, Various Shoulder Titles. Five carded displays standard issue caps and collars including a pair brass shoulder titles, C/4/CHESHIRE and a similar single, T/5/EC/CHESHIRE; the yeomanry card includes a pair of brass shoulder titles T/Y/CHESHIRE and two variable pairs Y/CHESHIRE, the majority of the cap badges on the this card are reproductions; a scarce pair of brass s/titles IY/WESTMINSTER DRAGOONS a single brass ‘W.DGNS’, a good pair of officers’ silver plated collars ‘Westminster Dragoons’, the cap badges on this card are mainly reproductions; a pair of brass s/titles T/4/EYORK and similar T/5/EYORK, a pair T/4/QUEENS and similar T/5/QUEENS, good overall condition (parcel) £180-220 £200
75 King’s Own Royal Regiment, The King’s Regiment, York & Lancaster Regiment Reconnaissance Corps Badges. Eight carded displays, KORR includes an other ranks QVC two part helmet plate, standard issue other ranks and osd caps and collars a single brass shoulder title T/4/KING’S OWN, three very scarce 1881-1889 pattern other ranks collar badges and a two part white metal KC other ranks helmet plate to the 1st Volunteer Battalion; The King’s Own cards include some scarce second and third pattern post 1881 pairs of collar badges other ranks and officers a pair of brass shoulder titles T/5/KINGS a single T/10/Kings and three slightly variable T/8/IRISH/KINGS a plated KC cap badge and a KC blackened brass example to the 8th Irish Battalion, first and second other ranks glengarry badges to the Liverpool Scottish; York & Lancs cards include post 1881 caps and collars including a number of osd a pair of other ranks bi-metal collars for the Volunteer Battalions, a pair of brass shoulder titles T/4/Y&L and a similar pair T/5/Y&L; The Reconnaissance card shows genuine cap badge examples in gilding metal bakelite osd (with collars) and one only silver plated issue, a scarce cloth shoulder title yellow on green (this card includes five copy examples and there are others on the earlier cards), good overall condition (parcel) £320-380 £360
76 Welsh Guards & Scottish Yeomanry Badges. Seven carded displays the Welsh Guards include standard cap and shoulder titles, a good o/r valise badge and a similar pagri badge, an o/r KC waist belt clasp (worn); Scottish Yeomanry shoulder titles include a single T/Y/QORGLASGOW, pairs L&B and L&B HORSE, singles T/Y/LANARK and QOLY, a pair Y/FIFE & FORFAR and F&FY (within a ‘frame’), a pair with sprays SCOTTISH HORSE and a single without sprays; good quality other items include the QVC other ranks helmet plate for the Queen’s Own Royal Glasgow Yeomanry, cap and collar badges for the Fife & Forfar Yeomanry, Lothians & Border Horse Scottish Horse Lanarkshire Yeomanry (there are many other copy examples), good overall condition (parcel) £180-220 £250
77 Army Cyclist Units Badges. Eight carded displays for the Army Cyclist Corps a pair of brass shoulder titles ‘CYCLIST’, a good 12 spoke cap badge with matching collar badges; for Kent a pair brass shoulder titles 1/KENT and a single example 1/KENT/ CYCLISTS (the ‘1’ applied), a very rare cloth pagri badge of diamond outline in black cloth showing the embroidered White Horse and Invicta scroll in white over ‘1st KENT’ in red; a brass shoulder title T/HC and another T/HCB, a good white metal glengarry badge (small size) Highland Cyclist Battalion; a single brass shoulder title T/8/gren/NF and one good cap badge for the Northern Cyclist, a single brass shoulder title T/HUNTS, three brass shoulder titles T/CYCLISTS, single shoulder titles T/5/EYORK and T/7/WELSH both incorrectly blackened, a single metal s/title CYCLISTS/CANADA; a single brass shoulder title T/5/NORFOLK and a good unissued KC two part o/r helmet plate for the regular battalions, there are copy badges throughout these cards, good overall condition (parcel) £220-260 £300
78 Loyal North Lancashire, Duke of Wellington’s, DLI, KSLI, KOYLI Badges. Seven carded displays Loyal North Lancashire card includes standard KC issues various osd collars, a pair of brass s/titles T/5/LOYALS and singles T/5/N.LANCASHIRE T/N.LANCASHIRE; Duke of Wellingtons include osd cap and collars, a scarce pair of officer’s silver plated collars for the Volounteer Battalions, a single brass s/title T/5/W.RIDING; for the DLI a QVC other ranks cap and later issues, a helmet plate centre and other standard later issues; KSLI includes a helmet plate centre, a good glengarry to the 53rd (small size), a bakelite cap, an officer’s plated and gilt beret badge with matching collars, one only gilding metal collar 1881-1884 and sundry other standard issues, a very rare Army Cadet Corps Chaplains two colour bakelite pin back beret badge and two Shropshire Cadets cloth arm badges; KOYLI, a pair of brass s/titles T/4/KOYLI a pair T/4/bugle and separate YORKSHIRE and a similar pair T/5/bugle and separate YORKSHIRE, some copy items, good overall condition (parcel) £300-350 £370
79 Scottish Line Regimental Badges. Six carded displays Seaforths includes a single brass s/title T/5/SEAFORTH, two scarce bronze tunic buttons to the Sutherland Rifle Volunteers and standard issue other ranks collars and s/titles; Argylls sundry standard issue glengarry and collar badges, two large white metal buttons Argyll Highland Rifles; Royal Scots standard other ranks issues and a KC white metal helmet plate with bi-metal helmet plate centre; a good Black Watch officer’s plated plaid brooch and a single brass s/title T/4/RH; Cameronians mainly copy items but including a pair of brass s/titles T/5/SR and a single T/7/SR; together with a small card of KOYLI officers’ collar badges and a brass s/title being a brass bugle with ‘Yorkshire’ on the lower body, many copy items throughout, good overall condition (parcel) £200-250 £310
80 Royal Pioneer Corps Education Corps & Other Corps Badges. Ten carded displays mainly standard KC and QEC issues, the RAPC card includes a scarce single brass s/title CMA; a good Army Apprentices selection including a pair of brass s/titles BTS (Boys Technical School); Chaplains’ card includes a good KC cap and collar set in gilt/silver/enamel, some copy examples throughout, good overall condition (parcel) £150-200 £260
81 Miscellaneous Militaria, St. John’s Ambulance Badges. A very large accumulation including some Guards shoulder titles, blazer badges basic issue ACF cloth badges, a few KC Canadian items, basic issue buttons including anodised, a selection of St. John’s Ambulance white metal county titles, a few RAF QEC badges metal and embroidered and many reproduction issues, sold as viewed not subject to return (parcel) £100-150 £200
82 Line Infantry & Corps Shoulder Titles, five carded displays the majority pertaining to English regiments (much duplication), others include singles T/RAMC/WELSH T/4/gren/NF T/5/gren/NF; another carded display shows white metal cap badges of the War Dept. Constabulary GVR EVIIIR GVIR and three EIIR issues gilding metal, chromed and chrome and enamel, a white metal Army Depot Police FARELF; a card of cadet items includes a bi-metal cap badge Bank Top Cadets, three KC examples for St. Andrews University (two OTC the other UTC), a white metal cap Aberdeen University OTC and a blackened brass cap Glasgow University OTC, an anodised example for Glasgow & Strathclyde UOTC, single brass shoulder titles for High School/OTC/Glasgow,Aberdeen/OTC/University and Wellington School/OTC/Somerset, single cloth shoulder titles Glasgow High School CCF and Collyer’s School CCF, includes a few reproduction items, good overall condition (parcel) £220-280 £310
83 Cadet Corps Cane Tops, six white metal examples Lancing College OTC, Bedford Modern School, Westminster School OTC, Glenalmond OTC, Bloxham School OTC, Stonyhurst College OTC together with a complete cane to the East Yorkshire Regiment a part riding crop RE’s GVR; a single plated shoulder title V.H.S.C.C. and a single brass ‘CADET’; a Victorian all gilt levee style waist belt clasp, an officer’s fine quality gilt rectangular waist belt plate to the Shropshire Yeomanry Cavalry, the plate bears a single large gilt loggerhead mount, four further rectangular waist belt plates, an officer’s 9th Battalion The Royal Scots a KC officer’s two part gilt Royal Engineers a silver plate and gilt Victorian Engineer Volunteers (the mount re-gilded) and an other ranks two part for the Royal Scots; a brass bed-plate Somerset Light Infantry (7563 H.Nash), a helmet plate centre King’s Liverpool Regiment a good KC RAF officer’s side hat badge in gilt metal and bullion embroidery, 50+ metal shoulder titles mainly line infantry but including ‘Cyclist’ and MGC, a few gilt and silver plated slides and buckles for officers’ shoulder belts, a 23rd Hussars cap badge and three similar for the Grenadier Guards a collar for Pioneer Battalions WW1 a very large Victorian bullion crown from a shabraque, good overall condition (parcel) £250-300 £240
84 Reproduction Helmet Plates, Badge Pins, Buttons, a small tin containing a few reproduction helmet plates/parts; ten other tins containing a large variety of crowns mainly KC and QEC, modern buttons, broken badges, backing plates for shoulder titles and badge pins, sold as viewed not subject to return (parcel £50-80 £80
85 Bedfordshire, Essex & Suffolk, Bedfordshire Constabulary, a very rare late Victorian/Edwardian helmet plate in die-stamped white (?) metal being a stylised crown over an oval strap, ‘Beds Constabulary’ in the ‘PC’ over ‘50’ (all part of the stamping), three soldered fasteners all now missing. Essex Constabulary, a large standard pattern KC helmet plate with ‘Essex Constabulary’ on the central title strap, provision for central mount/s; a small white metal corded oval badge bearing the county seaxes, two loop fasteners and two KC collars one chrome, one white metal. West Suffolk Constabulary a small KC die-stamped white metal (now rusty) helmet plate being the crown over laurel sprays with central oval strap, ‘West Suffolk Constabulary’ in the centre a lion rampant above a two towered castle (an old badge of the West Suffolk Militia), fasteners never fitted, good overall condition (6) £210
86 Cornwall Constabulary, two very scarce KC helmet plates, a die-stamped white metal example shows the crown over a near circular strap ‘Cornwall Constabulary’ in the centre a shield bearing the county arms, two loop fasteners out of three; the other in blackened copper of similar format but the title strap reads ‘County Constabulary’ three loop fasteners, very good condition (2) £250-350 £160
87 Derbyshire, Oxfordshire, Cheshire, Northamptonshire, Glossop Police, a scarce silver plated single collar badge bearing the town arms (granted 1919), two loop fasteners; Derbyshire Constabulary a good quality chrome and enamel KC cap badge, a crowned star with a raised circle, ‘Derbyshire Constabulary’ enclosing the County arms, two loop fasteners. Oxford or Oxfordshire Police (assumed), a rare Victorian helmet plate in die-stamped blackened brass, crowned oak sprays enclose a plain centre this mounted with script capitals ‘OP’ over ‘25’, two loop fasteners (crushed). Cheshire Constabulary, a die-stamped white metal hat badge being the Prince of Wales’s crest and motto over a scroll ‘Cheshire Constabulary’, three loop fasteners; Collar badges two single white metal examples, Stockport and Hyde. Northamptonshire. A very rare Victorian die-stamped white metal hat badge, being a crowned oval strap, ‘Liberty Of Peterborough Constabulary’ enclosing the county Rose emblem, fasteners never applied, good overall condition (7) £250-350 £500
88 Devonshire, City of Exeter Police, a very are rare die-stamped white metal helmet plate being simply the full Achievement of Arms of the City, one screw post fastener; Devon Constabulary three scarce KC helmet plates of identical format, two are of blackened metal with white metal mounts the other white metal with white metal mount, the crown over circular oak sprays enclosing a title circle, ‘Devon Constabulary’ in the centre ‘GVR’, all three plates with two loop fasteners, very good condition (4) £220-270 £160
89 Dorsetshire, Weymouth & Melcombe Regis Police, an extremely rare die-stamped white metal helmet plate upon a background of military Colours, a title oval ‘Weymouth & Melcombe Regis’ in the centre the arms of the town, on top of the strap a Royal Prince’s coronet and below the strap on ‘ground’ a cannon barrel and shot, an anchor, a trumpet and a drum, two loop fasteners (crushed), a small fracture in the middle of the ‘ground’ £150-250 £600
90 County Durham, Wiltshire & Worcestershire, County Durham Constabulary, a scarce KC helmet in blackened metal of crowned circular laurel spray outline with a central title circle, ‘Durham County Constabulary’ provision for central mount, two loop fasteners; Sunderland Police, a small plated white metal hat badge being an oval strap ‘Nil Desperandum’ enclosing ‘S. C.C.’ on a lined ground, on top of the strap a rampant lion guardant holding a ball, two loop fasteners; Wiltshire Constabulary a standard KC pattern blackened white metal star pattern plate with central strap, ‘Wiltshire Constabulary’ provision for central mount, three loop fasteners; Worcestershire, Kidderminster Borough Police, a rare late Victorian/Edwardian die-stamped white metal helmet plate being a stylised crown over an oval strap, ‘Kidderminster Police’ the dimpled centre unpierced, fasteners never applied and two small holes at the base of the strap, good overall condition (4) £100-150 £160
91 Gloucestershire & Somersetshire, Bristol Constabulary, an extremely rare Victorian period die-stamped white metal (?) helmet plate being an eight-pointed star the topmost point displaced by a coronet upon the star, an oval strap, ‘Bristol Constabulary’ in the centre ‘C’ over ‘49’ (part of the stamping), two soldered loop fasteners out of three, the bottom star point very fragile; an early KC pattern now showing a more elongated star with the same title strap but enclosing mounted distinctions ‘A’ over ‘28’, one loop fastener out of three; Dock Police Gloucester, a very rare two part die-stamped metal helmet plate, circular laurel sprays with a central backing plate, ‘Dock/Police/Gloucester’ in raised block capitals, two loop fasteners. City of Bath Police, a scarce KC large size helmet plate in darkened die-stamped copper, of standard crowned star format upon the star a circular strap, ‘City Of Bath Police’ in the centre the arms of the city, three loop fasteners, together with one only white metal collar badge of ovoid form the legend ‘Floreat Bathon’ encloses the City Arms, two loop fasteners, good overall condition (5) £400-500 £920
92 Hampshire & Berkshire, Portsmouth Police, a very scarce Victorian die-stamped blackened brass helmet plate being a large crowned oval strap, ‘Portsmouth Police’ mounted in the centre with the town arms a star and crescent, two loop fasteners; a die-stamped plated cap or collar badge being a large star and crescent, two loop fasteners. Southampton Police a die-stamped white metal KC hat badge being a crowned multi-rayed star, in the centre a shield bearing the Arms of the Borough (parted fesswise argent and gules three roses counterchanged), both fasteners missing; a single silver plated collar badge being a shield bearing the full Arms of the borough, two loop fasteners. New Windsor Police, a very rare Victorian shako/helmet plate in die-stamped toned brass, crowned strap and laurels pattern, ‘New Windsor Police’ on the strap enclosing a leather faced insert this with white metal numerals ‘62’, three loop fasteners, one retaining clip on the insert missing. Berkshire Constabulary, a small KC white metal collar badge crowned strap and laurels, ‘Berkshire Constabulary’, enclosing the Stag under an Oak Tree, two loop fasteners; Reading Police, two pairs die-stamped white metal elipitical shaped collar badges, central town Arms and Anglo Saxon motto in surround, all loop fasteners present, good overall condition (10) £320-400 £360
93 Lancashire, Preston Borough Police, a very rare white metal Victorian multi-part helmet plate being an eight-pointed star overlaid with a crowned strap and laurel sprays, on the strap, ‘Preston Borough Police’, in the centre a shield bearing the principal charge from the Arms of the town, a couchant Paschal Lamb over ‘PP’, two loop fasteners and a screw post. Warrington Borough Police, a very rare silver plated die-stamped helmet plate being the full Achievement of Arms of the town with a scroll at the bottom ‘ Warrington Borough Police’, two loop fasteners. Salford City Police, a fine and rare die-stamped white metal helmet plate being the full Achievement of Arms of the city (granted 1844), one of two loop fasteners missing; a small KC white metal cap badge, ‘Salford City Police’ on a circle enclosing the City arms, no fasteners ever fitted. Blackpool Police, a scarce small KC die-stamped blackened metal helmet plate, crowned strap and laurels, ‘Blackpool Police’ encloses the town arms (granted 1899), two loop fasteners. Bolton Borough Police, a heavy brass and white metal hat (?) badge of flattened oval format, the brass background with applied white metal legends, ‘Bolton Borough Police’ and a central ‘22’, double blade fasteners. Ashton Under Lyne Police, a scarce die-stamped white metal KC helmet plate, crowned strap and laurel pattern, ‘Ashton Under Lyne Police’, the centre vacant but with clip provision to take an insert, three loop fasteners. Three single collar badges, Lancaster, Ashton Under Lyne and Oldham, good overall condition (10) £450-550 £410
94 Leicestershire Police, a rare white metal QVC helmet plate of ovoid outline title strap ‘Leicester Police’ mounted in the centre with the Wyvern from the town arms, two (crushed) loop fasteners; Leicestershire Constabulary a similar QVC example with title strap ‘Leicestershire Constabulary’, the centre fitted with a back plate bearing the numerals ‘69’ these on a leather backing now part perished, two (crushed) loop fasteners out of three; a later Victorian pattern being an uncrowned elongated star mounted with a title strap ‘Leicestershire Constabulary’, the centre mounted with a QVC over ‘328’, two loop fasteners, (appears to be a white metal crown over coppered numerals, the remainder blackened metal); the ensuing KC pattern of similar format, in the centre in white metal a KC over ‘178’, two loop fasteners; Leicester Police cloak fasteners a very fine and scarce pair being white metal roped rim roundels, the Wyvern in the centre and ‘Leicester Police’ in surround complete with fasteners and chain linkage; Collar badges two singles being the Wyvern one in silver plate and the other in white metal, good overall condition (7) £380-480 £550
95 London Metropolitan Police, a very rare Victorian three part helmet plate for the Dockyard Police in die-stamped blackened metal, crowned laurel strap pattern, in the centre on a tinned and leather faced insert a fouled anchor, two of three loops present, one insert clip broken; a similar Victorian two part die-stamped white metal plate, the fouled anchor mounted on the solid centre, three loop fasteners (the crown detached but present and the anchor lacking one retaining wire); a further QVC plate in die-stamped blackened white metal, standard crowned laurel and strap the centre mounted with the letters, ‘AR’, three soldered loops; a late Victorian/Edwardian period plate, a stylised pierced crown star pattern plate, mounted in the centre with ‘K’ over ‘685’, three soldered loops; three ‘standard star’ pattern KC helmet plates the first with central white metal ‘N’ over ‘81’, the second with a white metal fouled anchor over ‘167’, and the third with ‘7’ (lacking two other numerals and one fixing loop); a KC white metal cap badge crowned laurels and circular title strap with central ‘J’, two loop fasteners. City of London Police. two die-stamped blackened metal standard Arms’ type helmet plates one with an oval shaped base for numerals (lacking) and the other with a pear shaped base for a letter and numerals (lacking), all loop fasteners present, good overall condition (10) £350-450 £3,000
96 Manchester Ship Canal Company Badges, a very rare Police helmet plate in die-stamped coppered metal and white metal being a circular strap “M.S.C.Co Police” with attendant laurel sprays and the mounted numerals ‘18’ in the centre, two loop fasteners; a rare die-stamped white metal hat badge being an engine wheel with the initials “MSC” upon the spokes, sitting on top of the wheel a lion statant upon a battlement, pin back fastener broken, good overall condition (2) £150-200 £290
97 Nottinghamshire Constabulary, an extremely rare die-stamped blackened white metal Victorian shako plate, crowned laurel sprays enclose an oval strap, ‘Nottinghamshire Constabulary’ in the centre a shield bearing the ragged cross and three coronets from the Arms of the town but surmounted by an Earl’s coronet and with two peacocks as supporters, two loop fasteners (part crushed); a similar die-stamped metal hat badge, being in effect the crowned central section of the first item, two loop fasteners (crushed); Nottingham Police a die-stamped white metal helmet plate being a QVC over a circular strap ‘Nottingham Police’ oak sprays in near surround, a loose shield centre bearing the arms of the town a ragged staff and three coronets (would not appear to be the correct centre) (two loop fasteners crushed); another similar Victorian example but made in two parts the central section being mounted upon blades emanating from the oak sprays, the centre blank, two loop, good overall condition fasteners (4) £300-400 £700
98 Surrey Constabulary, a very scarce Victorian white metal helmet plate being a QVC over an oval strap, ‘Surrey Constabulary’ with attendant laurel sprays, in the centre a pinned back plate leather covered and bearing the numerals ‘91’, three loop fasteners; two ensuing KC patterns of similar format but in blackened copper, one with central numerals ‘178’, three loop fasteners, the other without central numerals, three loop fasteners (all crushed and flattened); Reigate Borough Police, a rare die-stamped white metal cap badge being elements from the town arms a twin towered castle with ‘REI’ below a raised portcullis and a tri-part scroll, ‘Never Wonne Ne Never Shall’, two loop fasteners, good overall condition (4) £220-280 £700
99 Sussex & Kent, Chichester City Police a most rare shako or helmet plate a QVC over a plain plinth and large circular laurel sprays enclosing a dimpled ground, this mounted with a plated or white metal device showing a three turreted castle bearing a shield showing the City arms, the die-stamped back plate with a bronzed finish, two loop fasteners. Maidstone Police a very rare white metal Victorian helmet plate, a QVC over an oval strap ‘Maidstone Police’ with attendant laurel sprays the mounted tin centre covered in black patent leather, three loop fasteners, together with a single collar, good overall condition (3) £350-450 £1,600
100 Warwickshire & Staffordshire, Warwickshire Constabulary a very rare die-stamped gilding metal hat badge being the Bear and Ragged Staff over a scroll, ‘Warwickshire Constabulary’, two loop fasteners; Birmingham City Police a KC die-stamped white metal cap badge being crowned oak and laurel sprays enclosing a strap ‘Birmingham City Police’ with the city arms in the centre, two loop fasteners; Birmingham Parks Police a very rare die-stamped white metal helmet plate being a large oval strap, ‘Birmingham Parks Police’ set within sprays of oak and laurel and bearing the city arms in the centre, two loop fasteners. Staffordshire, Walsall Police an extremely scarce die-stamped white metal large size helmet plate being an oval strap, ‘Walsall Police’ in the fretted centre a rococo shield bearing the Bear and Ragged Staff from the town’s arms, the whole set within large uncrowned laurel sprays, two loop fasteners, good overall condition (4) £350-450 £290

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