The collection of Badges formed by the late Phil Harris

Date of Auction: 16th September 2010

Sold for £800

Estimate: £500 - £600

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