The collection of Badges formed by the late Phil Harris

Date of Auction: 16th September 2010

Sold for £410

Estimate: £500 - £700

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