2nd Devon RV Collar Badges
A pair of white metal collar badges for The 2nd Devonshire Rifle Volunteers (Prince of Wales's), each with two lug fastenings (east and west). Churchill 354.
Note: This type of collar badge may have been worn by assorted units, I hope I have correctly identified it from Colin Churchill's book on the History of the British Army Infantry Collar Badge. read more
Anodised R Leicesters Collar Badges
A scarce pair of anodised aluminium collar badges for The Royal Leicestershire Regiment, each with a single central lug fastening. The original backplate and cotter pins are intact. Churchill 533.
Note: Churchill questions whether these collars were ever issued to the regular battalion although he states they were worn by the regiment's territorial units. read more
Ox & Bucks Service Battalion Collar Badges (?)
A nice pair of blackened brass collar badges for a service battalion of The Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, each with two lug fastenings (east and west). Churchill & Westlake 225.
Note: British Army Collar Badges 1881 to the Present, by Colin Churchill & Ray Westlake, states these badges were worn on the collar by service battalions of this regiment circa 1914-18.
Leicestershire Regt TA Officer's Collar Badges
A scarce (non-matching) pair of silver collar badges for an officer of the 4th/5th (territorial) battalions of The Leicestershire Regiment, each with two lug fastenings (east and west). One is marked Sterling on the reverse. Churchill 546.
Note: Churchill states: "The tiger and wreath badges both in white metal and silver plate are known, they were probably taken into use after 1... read more
FANY OSD Collar Badge
An officer's service dress, bronzed, collar badge for The Women's Transport Service (First Aid Nursing Yeomanry) with two lug fastenings (east and west). The reverse is marked for manufacturer J.R. Gaunt London. Worn post-1933. Churchill & Westlake 405. read more
23rd Hussars Collar Badge
A white metal collar badge for The 23rd Hussars with two lug fastenings (north and south). Churchill & Westlake 42 or Seaman 23.
Note: Peter Seaman's book, For Hostilities Only (p46), states: "Although collar badges were not to be issued to other ranks during the period of the war this instruction was ignored by the 23rd Hussars." read more