Northumberland Fusiliers (Vols) Collar Badges
A pair of white metal collar badges for the 2nd and 3rd volunteer battalions of The Northumberland Fusiliers, each with two lug fastenings (east and west). Churchill 124.
Note: The 2nd VB was based at Hexham and the 3rd VB at Newcastle -on-Tyne. read more
Anodised RWK Collar Badges
A pair of anodised aluminium collar badges for The Royal West Kent Regiment, each with a single central lug fastening. The backplates and cotter pins remain intact. Churchill 1364/1365.
Note: Churchill states "when recently a suppliers business ceased, a box (still unopened and sealed) was found from a manufacturer of badges. The box contained the K/C pattern but in gold anodised... read more
Anodised SLI Collar Badges
A scarce pair of, anodised aluminium, collr badges for The Somerset Light Infantry, each with a single (central) lug fastening. Churchill 418.
Note: Churchill states "although manufactured it is doubtful if they were ever worn due to the amalgamation of the regiment in 1959".
He adds "the sealed pattern... shows a single-lugged variant" (this pattern). read more
4th Hants (Cyclists) Collar Badges
A nice pair of blackened brass collar badges for a cyclist company of the 4th (territorial) battalion of The Hampshire Regiment. Churchill 1028.
Note: Churchill states: "The cyclist companies of the 4th (TF) battalion wore blackened collar badges (rose and wreath)." read more
Border Regt (Militia) Officer's Collar Badge
A rare, gilt, collar badge for an officer of 3rd/4th (militia) battalions of The Border Regiment with two lug fastenings (east and west). Churchill 954.
Note: This collar, which Churchill dates to circa 1881-1895, does not have China above the dragon. read more
QO Buffs Collar Badges
A pair of anodised aluminium collar badges for The Queen's Own Buffs, each with a single lug fastening. The backplates and cotter pins remain intact. Churchill & Westlake 278.
Note: This short-lived regiment was formed in March 1961 by merging the two county regiments of Kent, The Buffs (Royal East Kent Regiment) and The Queen’s Own Royal West Kent Regiment. read more