4th VB Hampshire Regt NCO's Cap Badge
A rare, brass, cap badge for a non-commissioned officer of the 4th volunteer battalion of The Hampshire Regiment with two lug fastenings (east and west). HQ at Bournemouth. Woods 8.49.
Note: This badge is discussed on p78 of Terence Woods' book on The Military Insignia of Hampshire and The Isle of Wight 1702-1992. Woods states this badge was worn from 1902-08 and the NCO's version had a separately applied scroll.