C/5/Essex Shoulder Title
A scarce, brass, shoulder title for the 5th cadet battalion of The Essex Regiment with three lug fastenings (north, east and west) with its backplate intact.
Note: This title is not shown in Westlake's book on Collecting Metal Shoulder Titles.
My second edition (1996), p104, states: "Twelve cadet battalions were raised by 1922. Shoulder titles so far noted are C/1/... read more
RTC Shoulder Titles
A pair of brass shoulder titles for The Royal Tank Corps, each with two hexagonal lug fastenings (east and west). Westlake 196.
Note: Westlake states the Tank Corps was redesigned as The Royal Tank Corps in October 1923, which was in turn redesigned as The Royal Tank Regiment in April 1939. read more
Oldham/24/Manchester Shoulder Title
A rare, brass, shoulder title for the 24th (Oldham) service battalion of The Manchester Regiment with two lug fastenings (east and west) and the original backplate still intact. Westlake 1323.
Note: This battalion, The Oldham Pals (part of Kitchener's Army), was formed in 1914 and disbanded in 1919. read more