The collection of Badges formed by the late Phil Harris

Date of Auction: 16th September 2010

Sold for £500

Estimate: £700 - £900

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