The collection of Badges formed by the late Phil Harris

Date of Auction: 16th September 2010

Sold for £500

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,200

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