21st Foot Officer's SBP
An exceptionally rare, silver and gilt, shoulder belt plate for an officer of The 21st Foot (Royal North British Fusiliers, later 1st battalion of The Royal Scots Fusiliers) with the usual two hook and two stud fastenings. The backing leather is still intact. Slight polish. Parkyn 196.
Note: Major Harry Parkyn's book on (Military) Shoulder-Belt Plates and Buttons dates this plate... read more
1st KDG Cap Badge
A scarce, brass, cap badge for The 1st King's Dragoon Guards with a (replacement) slider fastening. KK734. read more
Stand Grammar School Badge
A hallmarked silver badge for The Stand Grammar School, Whitefield (Manchester) with a pin fastening.
Note: This badge is approximately 32mm tall x 35mm wide. It carries hallmarks for Birmingham, sterling silver and the date letter S (with serif). I am not sure whether this represents the year 1917 or 1942. Possibly an officer's quality item?
This badge is not ment... read more
1st VB R Sussex Cap Badge
A rare, white metal, cap badge for the 1st volunteer battalion of The Royal Sussex Regiment with two lug fastenings (east and west). HQ at Brighton. read more
Lowland Brigade Officer's Glengarry Badge
A scarce, silver-plated, cap badge for an officer of The Lowland Brigade with three lug fastenings (south, east and west). KK2024. read more
76th Foot Last Pattern Shako Plate
A scarce, brass, last pattern shako plate for The 76th Foot (later 2nd battalion of The West Riding Regiment with two somewhat crudely replaced lug fastenings (east and west). As KK180. read more
Cameronians Piper's Glengarry Badge
A white metal glengarry badge for a piper of The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) with a single lug fastening (north) and a short slider fastening. Gaylor plate 26.
Note: This is the smaller pattern at approximately 65mm wide x 45mm tall, which Gaylor states was worn by the 1st battalion circa 1860-1921.
These badges usually have a long slider fastening. I have never ... read more
27th Lancers Cap Badge
A bi-metal cap badge for The 24th Lancers with a slider fastening (marked Firmin London). KK1917. read more
Inniskilling Fusiliers Officer's Collar Badge
A nice two-piece, silver-plated, collar badge for an officer of The Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, with two lugs on the castle (east and west) and two more lugs on the scroll (east and west). Churchill 758.
Note: Churchill states: "After WWII, officer's wore on their No.1 and No.3 dress, the castle of Inniskilling with a separate 'Inniskilling' scroll above, all in silver. These a... read more
Connaught Shoulder Title
A scarce, brass, shoulder title for The Connaught Rangers with two lug fastenings (east and west). Westlake 1404.
Note: Westlake states this was the first pattern shoulder title, worn until 1914. read more