A Fine Collection of Cavalry Badges

Date of Auction: 28th February 2018

Sold for £650

Estimate: £400 - £500

1st King’s Dragoon Guards Officer’s Cap & Collar Badges 1898-c1950. An extremely fine and rare selection comprising the first pattern cap badge in die-stamped bronze, being the very large double-headed eagle of Austria, the shield with central ‘FJI’ cypher, the ensuing pattern again in die-stamped bronze, smaller eagle with tri-part title scroll, one all gilt die-cast collar badge from the same period, the cap badge, c1915, KC star pattern in die-cast bronze with silver and bronze central mounts ‘K/DG’ within the Garter Proper (1 blade fastener lacking), a pair of matching collars in die-cast metals by ‘Firmin London’, a pair of HM silver and enamel collar badges from the same period by JR Gaunt & Sons Birmingham 1934, the restored Eagle pattern in HM die-cast silver by JR Gaunt & Sons Birmingham 1942 and a non-matching pair of collar badges, one stamped ‘Sterling’ the other ‘P’, all fasteners present except where stated, very fine condition (11) £400-500