1st Gloster RV Glengarry Badge
A rare, blackened brass, glengarry badge for The 1st Gloucestershire (City of Bristol) Rifle Volunteers/1st (City of Bristol) volunteer battalion of The Gloucestershire Regiment with two lug fastenings (north and south). Brinson G46b.
Note: In his book on Military Insignia of Gloucestershire, Daniel Brinson dates this glengarry badge to circa 1882/3-1905.
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Guards Co, London Regt, Cap Badge
A scarce, brass, cap badge for The 'G' (Guards) Company, The London Regiment, with two lug fastenings (east and west). Marsh NMI08.
Note: Chris Marsh's new book on 'New Metal: British Army Cap Badges 1990-2020' describes this badge as the late pattern other ranks' badge (p142). He dates this to 2020.
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7th DG Collar Badges
A (non-matching?) pair of white metal collar badges for The 7th Dragoon Guards, each with two lug fastenings (north and south). As Churchill & Westlake 11.
Note: This pattern was worn pre-1906 while Colin Churchill & Ray Westlake's book on British Army Collar Badges shows the post-1906 version. read more
RSF (Vols) Glengarry Badge
A two-piece, white metal, glengarry/collar badge for a volunteer battalion of The Royal Scots Fusiliers with two lug fastenings (north and south). Bloomer 2, 65, or Churchill 610.
Note: Bloomer's second book on Scottish Regimental Badges 1793-1971, shows this badge (with a slider fastening) as a volunteer battalion glengarry badge of the Royal Scots Fusiliers.
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