A Small Collection of Scottish Police Badges

Date of Auction: 23rd June 2021

Sold for £400

Estimate: £300 - £400

Dunbarton Burgh Police and Dumbartonshire Constabulary.
The first a kepi badge is in die-stamped white metal, St. Edward’s crown over a title strap, ‘Dunbarton Burgh Police’, enclosing the Arms of the Royal Burgh (one of two lugs re-soldered); The second and third are stated to be helmet plates, c1887 onwards, both are in die-stamped white metal, St. Edward’s and the Imperial crowns over circular straps, ‘Dumbartonshire Constabulary’. The centre, presumably the castle from the elephant’s back is now enhanced with a flag. It is not part of any official Arms connected with the county. The Victorian pattern has one lug part broken, the post 1901 has been indifferently repaired with solder at the base of the crown, (JCGp53&56),
good condition (3) £300-£400