R Leics Officer's Collar Badge
A scarce, silver-plated and gilt, collar badge for an officer of The Royal Leicestershire Regiment with two lug fastenings (east and west). Churchill 539.
Note:Churchill states these collars were not worn until 1951. read more
RF Officer’s Collar Badge
A (somewhat faded) silver-plated and gilt collar badge for an officer of The Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) with two lug fastenings (north and south). The reverse is stamped ‘P’ to indicate silver plate. Churchill 200. read more
15th Hussars Collar Badges
A pair of bi-metal collar badges for The 15th (King's) Hussars, each with three lug fastenings (north, east and west). Churchill & Westlake 29.
Note: This pattern of collar badge was also worn by The 15th/19th Hussars but the three lug fastenings suggest them to be early Edwardian examples. read more
TANS Officer's Collar Badges
A pair of silver-plated and gilt collar badges for an officer of The Territorial Army Nursing Service, each with two lug fastenings (north and south). Churchill & Westlake 414. read more
Wilts Regt Post-1954 Officer's Collar Badges
A scarce pair of (slightly faded) silver and gilt collar badges for The Wiltshire Regiment, each with two lug fastenings (east and west). The reverse of each is marked for manufacturer J.R. Gaunt London. Churchill 1505.
Note: These are the short-lived Prince Philip (PP) cypher pattern - in 1954 Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, became colonel-in-chief of the regiment.
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Middlesex Regt WM Collar Badges
A nice pair of white metal collar badges for The Middlesex Regiment, each with two lug fastenings (east and west). Approximately 30mm x 30mm. Churchill 1444.
Note: Colin Churchill, in his book on the History of the British Army Infantry Collar Badge, is unsure on the use of these collars.
He notes it has been suggested these are 'walking out' collar badges but feel... read more
Sharpshooters Collar Badge
A scarce, brass, collar badge for The 3rd County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters) with a single, central. lug fastening. 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.
IY Cadets Collar Badge (?)
A brass collar badge for Imperial Yeomanry cadets with two lug fastenings (east and west).
Note: There is some dispute as to who wore this badge - possibly the London Diocesan Church Lads Brigade? read more
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