South London VTC Collar Badge
A scarce, brass, collar badge for The South London Volunteer Training Corps with two lug fastenings (north and south). The reverse is marked Gaunt London. Churchill 2025.
Note: This badge has an officer's quality feel about it and a lightly gilded shine (not typical of VTC badges). read more
2nd VB Queen's OSD Collar Badge
A scarce, blackened/bronzed, collar badge for an officer of the 2nd volunteer battalion of The Queen's Regiment (Royal West Surrey) with two lug fastenings (east and west). Churchill 68.
Note: Westlake states: "The officers of the 1st Vol. Battalion wore for a short time a distinctive bronze collar badge. A smaller Paschal Lamb standing on a torse in place of the scroll.
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Cinque Ports RV Collar Badges
A nice (non-matching?) pair of white metal collar badges for The 1st Cinque Port Rifle Volunteers, each with two lug fastenings (east and west). Churchill 987.
Note: Churchill states this unit was nominated as the 3rd VB Royal Sussex in 1881 but did not take up the title, maintaining their rifles status until 1908.
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Robin Hoods Collar Badges
A pair of white metal collar badge for the 7th (Robin Hood, territorial) battalion of The Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment), each with two lug fastenings (east and west). Churchill 1273.
Note: The crowns appear to have reinforced to the rear. read more
Hereford Regt OSD Collar Badge
A scarce, bronzed, officer's service dress collar badge for The Herefordshire Regiment with two lug fastenings (east and west). Churchill 2017.
Note: Churchill describes this badge as the earlier pattern with a 'bar' between the lion's back and the tuft of its tail. read more