The Professor Charles Thomas Collection Auction
on Tuesday 24th April 2018

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1.      A Collection of Australian Insignia
A card with cap and collar-badges, shoulder-titles, buttons and pouch-badges of units belonging to New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland and Tasmania, including an officer's pouch-badge of the New South Wales Military Forces and unofficial collar-badges of the 6th and 13th Light Horse; a card of cloth shoulder- titles of the Infantry, RMC Duntroon, Survey, Signals, Intelligence, Ordnance, EME, Education, Legal, Psychology, Canteen and Nursing Corps, Army Apprentices and Training Battalions etc; another card with cloth STs of Australian infantry regiments, including the Royal Australian, Victorian Scottish, Royal Melbourne, Macquarie and Illawarra Regiments, the Adelaide Rifles and Cameron Highlanders of Western Australia; a card of Corps and Services Insignia including KC and QEC cap and/or collar-badges, STs and buttons of the Ordnance, EME, Instructional, Educational, Catering, Provost, Psychology and Nursing Corps, Womens' Army Service and Womens' Army Corps, Army Apprentices School, VAD, a Returned from Active Service badge, and a cloth arm-badge of Army Schools; and a card of KC and QEC cap and/or collar-badges and STs of the Signal, Infantry, Chaplains, Air, Intelligence, Service, Medical and Dental Corps, and SAS.
Together with an officer's black patent leather pouch bearing the gilt badge of the 1st Australian Horse, and mainly QEC badges of the Royal Australian and North West Victoria Regiments, various university regiments and some minor items, including a number of cloth shoulder-titles.
(5 cards, approximately 140 items) £200-300
2.      A Collection of Australian Insignia
A card of KC and QEC cap and/or collar-badges, buttons and STs of the Royal Australian Artillery, including a good OSD cap and collar of the Siege Brigade; items of the Australian Engineers and Royal Australian Engineers, and a cap-badge and ST of the Royal Australian Survey Corps; a card of cloth and metal "AUSTRALIA" shoulder titles; various patterns of cap and collar-badges of the Australian Commonwealth Military Forces (WW1 and WW2), including a good gilt, white metal and enamel collar-badge of the Commonwealth HQ Staff 1904 - 1921; various buttons with Edward VII and George V cypher, and later buttons bearing map of Australia and inscribed Australian Military Forces; buttons and a fine gilt and enamel collar-badge of the Staff Corps 1920 - 40; KC and QEC badges of the Royal Military College; a card of Mounted Troops and Armoured Corps cloth shoulder-titles, including examples of the New South Wales Lancers, Australian Horse, 10th Light Horse, Second Cavalry Regiment, Hunter River Lancers, Northern Rivers Lancers, Queensland Mounted Infantry, New South Wales Mounted Rifles, Victorian Mounted Rifles (2), West Australian Mounted Infantry and Royal Australian Armoured Corps. Mainly in red embroidery on yellow cloth; and another card, containing cloth shoulder-titles of Australian Infantry Regiments including the Northern Victoria, Central Queensland, Far North Queensland, Wide Bay, Capricornia, Derwent, Hindmarsh, Riverina and North Shore Regiments, the Melbourne Rifles, and regiments of Melbourne, Adelaide and Sydney Universities, and the University of Technology, all in white embroidery on scarlet cloth. Together with an ST of the NSW University, in black embroidery on scarlet cloth. (4 cards, 113 items, together with a number of loose items, mainly QEC period) £200-300
3.      Canadian Military Insignia
A card of cap and collar-badges, buttons and shoulder-titles, of armoured and infantry regiments including the Royal Canadian Dragoons, Lord Strathcona's Horse, the 8th Canadian Hussars, R Canadian Regiment, PPCLI, Queen's Own Rifles, Black Watch of Canada, and Canadian Guards. KC and QEC vintage; a card of insignia of the Medical, Ordnance and Veterinary Corps, the Corps of Military Staff Clerks and RCEME. Mainly KC vintage, a few QEC; a card of cap and collar-badges of Canadian Militia pre-1902, CEF officers' and ORs' cap and collar-badges 1914 and 1939; Tri-Service cap-badges and buttons, "CANADA" STs, badges and buttons of the Royal Canadian Artillery, and a Veterans Brigade cap-badge (GvR cypher); and a card with items of the Dental, Pay, Postal, Intelligence, Provost and Forestry Corps, Chaplains, Royal Military College, School of Musketry and RCMP. KC and QEC vintage. (4 cards, 208 items) £200-300
4.      Canadian CEF and other Insignia
A card of cap and collar-badges, buttons and STs of CEF machine gun units including the 3rd MG Company, 1st Division, WW2 Reconnaissance and Armoured Carrier units, Cyclists, Airborne and Paratroops, including cloth STs and Wings, CEF Railway Construction Corps and Pioneers, Army Cadets, AFV Training Centre, PT Instructors, WAAC and Frontiersmen; and another card, with cap and collar-badges, buttons and STs of the Royal Canadian Engineers, Signal Corps, Army Service Corps and Logistic Corps. Mainly KC vintage, a few QEC. (2 cards,74 items) £200-300
5.      New Zealand Regimental and Corps Insignia
A card of cap and collar-badges of the 9th (Wellington East Coast Rifles), 10th (North Otago Rifles), 11th (Taranaki Rifles), 12th (Nelson), 13th (North Canterbury & Westland), 14th (South Otago), 15th (North Auckland) and 16th (Waikato) Regiments, all dated 1911. Mainly gilt or gilding metal, a few OSD; a card of similar items and shoulder-titles of the NZ Signal, Postal & Telegraph, Service, Medical and Machine Gun Corps and SAS, and a cloth shoulder-title of the NZ SAS. Mainly KC, a few QEC; and a card of cap-badges and a few collar-badges of the NZ Ordnance, EME, Dental, Nursing, Veterinary, Education, Pay and Provost Corps, Army Motor Reserve, Chaplains, Womens' Land Service, WAAC and Cadet Corps and the Otago University OTC. Some KC vintage, mainly QEC. Together with a chromed helmet-plate of the NZ Police, a Glengarry badge of the NZ Scottish and minor items. (3 cards, 87 items, together with sundry loose items) £200-300
6.      New Zealand Regimental Insignia
A card with WW1 period cap and collar-badges of the 17th (Ruahine) Regiment; collar-badges, buttons and STs of the NZ Rifle Brigade; a collar-badge and shoulder-title of the Maori Battalion, Native Contingent c. 1917, cap and collar-badges of the NZ (Maori) Pioneer Bn, 1916 - 17 and the New Zealand Regiment, 1947 - 64; bayonet collar-badges of the 2nd Bn, NZR; and a KC collar-badge or ST of the NZ Home Guard; a card of WW1 period cap and collar-badges of Mounted Rifles units and numbered shoulder-titles of 32nd, 36th and 38th MR reinforcements. Numbered Company and Contingent cap-badges for 10th and 14th Reinforcements; collar-badges for 4th, 8th, 9th, 15th, 16th and 17th Reinforcements; cap-badges for NZ RVC and Specialists; and a card of Artillery, Cyclist and Engineers insignia, including KC cap and collar-badges, buttons and shoulder-titles of NZ Artillery, including NZFA; a pair of collar-badges of the NZ Cyclist Corps c.1917; an OSD cap and collar, STs and an OR's gilding metal cap and pair of collar-badges, of the New Zealand Engineers 1923 - 47, a cap-badge of Railway Battalions, NZE; cap and collar-badges of the NZE Tunnellers Company 1915 - 19, and an officer's QEC gilt, white metal and enamel cap-badge of the Royal NZ Engineers, with a pair of gilt collar-badges. (3 cards, 88 items) £300-450
7.      Insignia of New Zealand Mounted Rifles Regiments and other units
A card bearing cap and/or collar-badges of the 1st (Canterbury Yeomanry Cavalry), 2nd (Queen Alexandra's), 3rd (Auckland), 4th (Waikato), 5th (Otago Hussars), 6th (Manawatu), 7th (Southland), 8th (Canterbury), 9th (Wellington East Coast), 10th (Nelson), 11th (North Auckland) and 12th (Otago) Mounted Rifle regiments; a card of Expeditionary Forces and other units, including slouch hat badges and shoulder-titles of Mounted Rifles contingents in South Africa 1899 - 1902; cap and/or collar-badges, buttons and STs of the 1st NZ Expeditionary Force (1914) and 2nd Expeditionary Force (1939); badges of the NZ Staff Corps (WW1 and 2), and Permanent Staff. Together with Victorian badges of the NZ Armed Constabulary and NZ Rifle Volunteers, and a KC badge of the New Zealand Police; a depleted card, retaining insignia of Infantry regiments
including a cap-badge of the 6th (Hauraki) Regiment, a cap and pair of collar-badges of the 7th (Wellington West Coast) Regiment (post amalgamation with the 11th Regiment in the 1940s); and two cap-badges of the 8th (Southland Rifles); and another card, with two cap-badges of the 1st (Canterbury) Regiment; a cap and collar-badge of the 2nd (South Canterbury) Regt; a cap and 3 collar-badges of the 3rd (Auckland) Regt; a cap and collar-badges of the 4th (Otago Rifles) and two cap-badges of the post-1948 Otago & Southland Regiment; and two caps and single collar-badge of the 5th (Wellington's Rifles). Together with an officer's fine Victorian gilt cap badge of the Manawati Mounted Rifles and a shoulder title of NZMR.
(4 cards, 67 items) £250-400
8.      Insignia of East African Colonial Forces
A card of East African Colonial Insignia, including cap badges and shoulder-titles (STs) of East African Corps, including Armoured Corps, Engineers, Signals, etc, with a cap badge of the Kenya Independent Squadron (KIS) and two formation signs of the East Africa Command; a card with items of Southern African High Commission Territories, including five cap-badges of the Basutoland Mounted Police (two officers' richly gilt examples, one KC, the other QEC), a badge of the Botswana Prison Service, and badges (KC and QEC) and STs of the Swaziland Police; a card with insignia of Central and East African forces,
including a cap-badge of the Somaliland Camel Corps; an officer's QEC cap and KC collar badges of the Somaliland Scouts and Police; a good KC cap of the Mauritius Public Works Dept; a cap and collar of the Sudanese Defence Force and other items; a card of Kenya colonial military and Police insignia, including metal cap-badges of 3rd, 5th and 7th Bns, and other units, of the King's African Rifles, including a bronze OSD of the Training Centre and Supply & Transport; cloth and metal shoulder titles of the KAR. Badges of KDF and Kenya Regiment (metal and anodised), together with buttons and badges and STs of Kenya Police; and a card of Kenya Post-Independence Insignia including AA cap badges of Kenya Rifles regiments and Corps and Kenya Police, with cloth Aircrew brevets and shoulder-flashes of the Kenya Air Force. (5 cards, 120 items) £180-250
9.      Insignia of Ugandan, Tanzanian, Zambian and Malawi Military Forces
A card of Uganda colonial military and Police insignia, including metal cap badges of the 4th Bn King's African Rifles (including an officer's gilt QEC), bronze buttons and ST of the KAR, bronze headdress badges of the East Africa Protectorate (EVIIR cypher) and Uganda Protectorate (GR & I). Badges of the Uganda Police and Prison Service, and a 1939-45 Star, now mounted on an Africa GS medal-ribbon; a card, displaying items including bronze cap-badges of the Uganda Army and Tanzania Defence Force and items of the Uganda Police and Air Force; and another card with cap and collar-badges, STs and a belt buckle of the Zambia Regiment and other corps, mainly anodised, a blackened metal OR's cap badge of the Zambia Air Force; and a metal cap-badge of the Malawi Rifles. (3 cards, 54 items)
£80-120
10.     Insignia of Rhodesia
A card with items of Northern Rhodesia colonial military and police items, including metal and embroidered badges of the NR Rifles and NR Regiment, anodised badges of the Northern Rhodesia Police and Police Reserve, a waist-belt plate of the NR Police and 7 triangular cloth badges of the NR Cadet Corps; a card bearing insignia of Rhodesia and Nyasaland 1953 - 63, including cap and collar badges of the Staff Corps, Selous Scouts, infantry and other corps, mainly anodised but including a bronze cap of the R Rhodesia Regt, a fine gilt collar badge of the R&N Engineers, and an officer's embroidered cap of the RRAF c.1956;a card displaying Southern Rhodesia colonial military and Air Force insignia including officers' and ORs' metal cap badges of Medical and Transport Corps and Military Police; together with a cap-badge c. 1942 of the Southern Rhodesian Air Force, with aircrew 'wings' in worsted embroidery and national shoulder titles; another card of Southern Rhodesia military and police cap and collar-badges, shoulder-titles in cloth and metal, mainly pre-1952, of the British South African Police, Rhodesia Staff Corps, Volunteers, Rhodesia Regiment, Rhodesian African Rifles, the Southern Rhodesia Armoured Car regiment, Artillery and Engineers, the majority of items in metal, a few anodised; a card of Rhodesian insignia 1964 - 80, containing anodised and cloth badges of the Rhodesian Army, a metal beret-badge of the Selous Scouts, and cloth items of the Rhodesian Air Force; a card bearing Tanganyika colonial military and Police insignia, mainly pre-1952 metal cap and collar-badges of 6th (Tanganyika) Bn KAR (including an officer's QEC gilt cap), together with badges of the Police and Prison Service; and another card, showing Nyasaland colonial military and Police items, mainly post-1952 cap-badges of the 1st and 2nd (Nyasaland) Battalions of the KAR, the majority AA but including an officer's good metal collar-badge. Shoulder-titles of the KAR, NVR, NDF and NCF, and a badge and buttons of the Nyasaland Police. (7 Cards, 163 items) £200-300
11.     South African Military Insignia.
A card mounted with metal KC period cap and collar badges and shoulder titles pre-1958 of Artillery, Engineers, Signals, Infantry Corps, 1st Reserve Brigade and Band, together with a post-1958 cap-badge of the South African Artillery; a few officers', the majority ORs'; and another card, bearing similar items of the South African Army Service and Ordnance Corps, Clerical, Technical Services, EME and Medical Corps, and Military Police. Two post-1958 items. (2 cards, 79 items) £220-350
12.     Badges of South African Staff and WW1 Contingents
A card with metal cap and collar-badges and shoulder titles of Staff, Imperial Service Contingents in Europe and German East Africa, Mounted Rifles, Heavy Artillery and the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th South African Infantry; and another card, with badges of Natal units, including the Royal Durban Light Infantry and Natal Carbineers, Mounted Rifles, Field Artillery and Engineers, and Umvoti Mounted Rifles; and two Natal Artillery cap-badges post 1958. (2 cards, 82 items) £240-360
13.     South African Artillery, Training Organisations and Police Insignia
A card bearing a white metal pouch-badge and gilt collar-badges of the Diamond Fields Field Artillery; shoulder titles of other artillery units (including two post-1958 cap badges); two officers' fine KC cap-badges of the Medical Corps, and two badges of Military Police; and another card,
with KC period cap and collar-badges of the Instructional Corps, Military College, Military Gymnasium, PT Battalion, Youth Training Brigade and SA Cadets; together with a brass helmet-plate and other items of the South African Constabulary. (2 cards, 42 items) £180-250
14.     Insignia of various South African Departments, Corps and Regiments
A card bearing metal cap and collar-badges of the Union Defence Force, Tank Corps, Marine Corps, Railways & Harbours Brigade, Administrative Service, Veterinary and Intelligence Corps, Women's Services and Native Corps etc; and another card, with metal cap and collar-badges of infantry regiments, including the Transvaal Scottish (with a fine Glengarry badge) the Witwatersrand Rifles, Rand Light Infantry, Pretoria Highlanders and Regiments Delarey and Botha. (2 cards, 57 items) £200-300
15.     Insignia of Transvaal and Orange Free State Units and other organisations.
A card displaying metal cap and collar-badges of the Imperial Light Horse, Central SA Railway Volunteers, Transvaal Cadets, Pretoria, Potchefstroom and Witwatersrand University Regiments and Motorcycle Corps, and the Regiment President Kruger etc; and another card, with similar items
of Regiments Louw Wepener, De Wet, Orange River and President Steyn, Orange Free State Artillery, Defence Rifle Association and OFS University etc. (2 Cards, 41 items) £240-360
16.     Insignia of South African Cape Regiments and Corps
A card of cap and collar-badges of the Cape Peninsula Rifles, Regiments Westelike Province, Suid Westelike District, Die Middelandse, Cape Mounted Riflemen and Cape Light Horse; Cape Defence Rifle Association, and various Labour Corps; and another card, with similar items of the Duke of Edinburgh's Rifles, Prince Alfred's Guard, First City, Kaffrarian Rifles, Cape Town Highlanders and the Kimberley Regiment.
(2 cards, 57 items) £300-450
17.     Military Insignia of West Africa
A card bearing items of Sierra Leone and the Gold Coast, including cap and collar-badges and shoulder titles of the Sierra Leone Local Companies, West Africa Regiment, Royal West Africa Frontier Force and Sierra Leone Police: together with badges of the Gold Coast Rifle Volunteers, Police and Customs; and another card displaying anodised cap and collar-badges of the Ghana Army and Border Guard post 1957, pilots' and parachutists' brevets and a shoulder title of the Ghana Air Force; together with embroidered Customs & Excise insignia and other items of The Gambia.
(2 cards, 59 items) £120-180
18.     Military and Civil Insignia of Nigeria
A card of shoulder titles, cap and collar-badges of the West Africa Frontier Force and RWAFF and the Queen's Own Nigeria Regiment; an officer's fine gilt pouch-badge of the Nigerian Police; and KC badges of the Nigeria Leprosy and Survey Services; and another card, with a General's cap and rank-badges; an army officer's cap, WOs' rank-badges, cloth STs and other items of army and police; Nigerian Air Force officer's, OR's and bandsman's cap-badges; together with items of Biafran military insignia c.1968. (2 cards, 53 items) £140-200
19.     Badges of the Nigeria Native Administration Police
A card of brass, white metal or anodised headdress-badges of Native Administration Police (NAP) for provinces of Ana, Adamara, Bauchi, Borgu, Daura, Egba,Gombe, Gwandu, Gwari and Illorin; and another card with similar items for the provinces of Igbirra, Jema'a, Kano, Katagum, Katsina, Kwara, Lango, Misau, Ningi, Sokoto, Tangale-Wala, Yagba and Zaria (plus one unidentified). (2 cards, 30 items) £120-180
20.     Newfoundland, British Honduras, Bermuda and West Indies Military Insignia
A card bearing items including a brass badge of the 1st Newfoundland Regiment c. 1914, brass and cloth shoulder-titles inscribed 'Newfoundland' and 'Bermuda Militia Artillery', items of the Bermuda VRC, Marine Services, Bermuda Rifles, Bermuda Regiment, and a white metal helmet-plate of the Bermuda Police c. 1930; and another card, with items of the West India Regiment, including an officer's fine pagri-badge in gilt, white metal and enamel, gilt mounted chinstrap-buttons, and an officer's bronze collar-badges of the British Guiana Militia. (2 cards, 60 items) £120-180
21.     West Indies, Falklands and St Helena Military Insignia.
A card displaying items including cap and collar-badges, buttons, cloth and metal shoulder-titles etc of the Barbados Volunteers; an officer's fine cap-badge of the St Kitts Defence Force in gilt and white metal, and a shoulder-title of the Antigua Defence Force; and another card, with items including QVC and KC cap-badges and button of the Trinidad Volunteers, cloth and metal shoulder-titles of the Falklands Defence Force and a bronze OSD cap badge of the St Helena Rifles with blade fixings. (2 cards, 40 items)
£180-250
22.     A Pouch Badge or Waist Plate Ornament of the Scinde Irregular Horse
A silvered device, the scroll inscribed with the regimental title, above a cartouche bearing battle honours Cutchee, Meanee and Hyderabad, flanked by oakleaf sprays bearing scrolls for Mooltan, Punjaub and Goojerat. Fixings now removed.
Note: This badge may have been common to both the 1st and 2nd Scinde Irregular Horse, who shared these battle honours, the three last not having been awarded until 1853. In 1885 the remaining SIH regiments were re-numbered as the 5th and 6th Bombay Cavalry, taking the titles of Scinde Horse and Jacob's Horse respectively.
£80-120
23.     A Battle Honour of the Second Afghan War.
An unglazed frame containing a scroll inscribed KABUL 1879 in buff silk embroidery on blue silk, presumably removed from a regimental Colour; together with the rank-badges of a Kaimaam (Lieutenant Colonel) of the Egyptian Army, and a number of ORs' buttons. (Lot) £60-80
24.     An Officer's Waist Plate of the East India Company's Army
A pre-Mutiny rectangular burnished gilt plate of the 36th Madras Native Infantry, mounted with QVC, battle honour AVA and numeral XXXVI on a facetted white metal star of the Order of the Thistle. £100-150
25.     Indian Ocean and Pacific Forces Insignia
Items of units of the Maldives, Seychelles, Brunei, PNG, Fiji, Tonga and the Solomon Islands, including an officer's good cap-badge of the Tonga Defence Force (20 items) £80-120
26.     Badges of Indian and Pakistani Army units post-1947 .
Insignia mainly of corps, including Mechanised Infantry and Artillery for India, and Medics, Veterinary and Catering for Pakistan, and a badge of the Scinde Horse. Badges of local manufacture, a few anodised; together with a pre-Partition British-made OSD collar badge of the Indian Medical Service. 13 items £30-40
27.     A Collection of Badges of Units and Corps transferred to Pakistan after Independence .
A card of metal or anodised cap-badges of Frontier Force units transferred in 1947, and of units raised between 1947 and 1965; a card displaying
cap-badges and cloth shoulder-titles of the Bahawalpur Regiment and its battalions and Training Centre, and similar items of the Azad Kashmir Regular Forces, Medical Corps and the MOD Constabulary; a card of cap-badges of seven cavalry regiments allocated to Pakistan in 1947 (now with post-Independence badges) and thirteen badges of armoured regiments raised subsequently. Mainly metal, some anodised; a card with badges of Pakistan Army corps and Training Establishments, including items of the Clerical, Education and PT Corps, Military Nursing Service, Military Police, Military Academy, Training School and Joint Services Cadet School; an AA badge of the Pakistan Rangers, and cloth STs of PACC and PMP; a card showing cap-badges, collars and shoulder-titles of Artillery, Engineers, Medical, Service, Ordnance, Signals and Veterinary Corps, and EME. All based on British Army designs, a few items retaining the Crown, the remainder with Crescent and Star; and another card, with items of Pakistan cavalry, pre-1947 infantry and East Pakistan units, badges of the President's Bodyguard and Armoured Corps; some cloth shoulder-titles of cavalry regiments and badges of some infantry regiments transferred from the Indian Army; and badges of regiments of East Pakistan worn before secession in 1971. (6 cards, 138 items) £150-200
28.     Indian Artillery and Corps Insignia pre-1947
A card of cap and collar-badges, buttons and shoulder-titles of the Indian Artillery post-1935, the Indian Armoured Corps Depot, Pioneers, Sappers and Miners of the Bengal, Madras and Bombay Presidencies (including some of the QVC period) and the Indian Engineers post-1931, the Indian Signal Corps and Indian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers post-1943; and another card bearing Indian Army Service Corps officers' and NCOs' cap and collar-badges, buttons and shoulder-titles of the Supply and Transport Corps, Indian Army Service Corps (including officers' white metal, gilt and enamel and OSD bronze badges) and Royal Indian Army Service Corps. (2 cards, 103 items) £180-240
29.     Insignia of Indian Army Corps pre-1947
A card of officers' and NCOs' KC cap and collar-badges, buttons and shoulder-titles of the Indian Army Ordnance Corps; badges of the Indian Army Veterinary Corps and Remount Department, including a white metal pagri-badge for RAVC officers seconded to the IAVC; a fine set of gilt, white metal and bronze badges of the Military Farms Department; and badges of the Indian Pioneer, Intelligence, Education and PT Corps, Postal Service and Military Police; and another card, with Indian Medical Services insignia, including cap and collar-badges, buttons and shoulder-titles of the IMS, including a burnished gilt waist plate mounted with a white metal QVC Royal Crest, a gilt metal ERI pouch-badge, and a superb gilt badge, possibly for a sabretache, with the title in a voided strap below a Guelphic crown, the centre mounted with VRI cypher; together with badges and STs of the Indian Medical Department and the Indian Hospital Service, an OSD bronze cap-badge and shoulder-titles of the Indian Army Medical corps, and an officer's white metal badge of the Indian Army Dental Corps. (2 cards, 94 items) £180-240
30.     Indian Staff Corps Insignia and other items
A Victorian pre-1876 gilt and white metal waistbelt-clasp of the Madras Staff Corps, the centre mounted with VR cypher; a later waistbelt-clasp (male element only) in white metal, the centre mounted with VRI cypher and Imperial crown; gilt Staff Corps buttons of the three Presidency armies, and early buttons of the Bengal Engineers and Medical Staff; General Officers' KC cap-badges (embroidered and gilt metal), a staff Colonel's or Brigadier's embroidered cap-badge and buttons (as for British Army) and a WW2 period cloth shoulder-title (inscribed INDIA in white on red cloth); a cap, collar-badge, shoulder-title and buttons of the General List, the buttons with imperial cyphers of George V, Edward VIII and George VI; QVC buttons of the 21st Bombay NI (Marine Battalion); and a gilt brass pagri-badge of the Prince of Wales's Camp, India 1905 - 06; and another card, with insignia of the Indian Army Unattached List and Reserve Officers, including an Edwardian gilt and white metal waist belt clasp of the Unattached List; an earlier waist belt clasp (male element only) in gilt metal, the centre mounted with the Imperial crown and VRI cypher in white metal; cap and collar-badges in gilt and bronze with the imperial cyphers of Edward VII, George V and George VI; an officer's embroidered cap badge and shoulder-titles of the Indian Army Reserve and the Army in India Reserve of Officers; and officers'cap and collar-badges (gilt and OSD bronze) with cyphers of George V and George VI , shoulder-titles, buttons and collar-badges of the Indian Army Corps of Clerks. (2 cards, 66 items) £180-240
31.     Indian Army Departmental and Regimental Insignia
A card of Chaplains' badges, including one of the Indian Ecclesiastical Establishment; cap-badges (Edward VII and George V imperial cyphers) for officers of Military Departments holding honorary rank, with some metal departmental shoulder-titles; cap-badges and other items of military schools, training establishments and the Indian Military Nursing Service; headdress badges and shoulder-titles of the WW2 Womens Auxiliary Service (India); a card of Indian Infantry Regimental insignia including
brass shoulder-titles of the 14th, 15th, 16th and 21st Punjab Regiments, the 4th Battalion 9th Bhopals, 17th and 41st Dogras and 18th Royal Garwhal Rifles, and cap-badges of the 14th, 15th and 16th Punjabis and 18th RGR, the majority of cap-badges of native manufacture. Together with buttons of the 15th, 16th, 17th and 18th Regiments; and another card of infantry regimental insignia, including metal shoulder-titles of the 9th Jats, 10th and 130th Baluchis, 11th, 14th, 15th and 35th Sikhs, 12th Frontier Force Regt,13th Frontier Force Rifles and the Guides; together with various buttons and badges, including those of the Guides and the 2nd Punjab Infantry (later 56th Punjabis), some of native manufacture. (3 cards, 94 items) £180-240
32.     Indian Infantry and Pioneers Insignia
A card of metal shoulder-titles, badges and buttons of the 4th Bombay Grenadiers, 5th Mahratta Light Infantry, 6th Rajputana Rifles, 7th Rajputs, and the 8th, 89th and 90th Punjabis; and another card, with officers' pagri and collar-badges of the 1st Madras Pioneers, the 107th (Bombay) Pioneers and the 32nd Punjab Pioneers, with field cap badges for the 81st and 128th Pioneers. Together with pagri-badges and shoulder-titles for the post-1922 1st and 2nd Punjab Regiments, with a button of the 66th Punjabis and a shoulder-title of the 69th Punjabis; and a pagri-badge for the 3rd Madras Regiment. Some badges of local manufacture.
(2 cards, 49 items) £160-240
33.     Insignia of Indian Infantry Regiments and other Units
A card containing 1922 - 47 period items including a cast white metal pagri-badge, brass button and shoulder-title of the 19th Hyderabad Regiment; a good white metal peacock badge of the 20th Burma Rifles; a blackened metal ST and brass button of the Kumaon Regiment; cast white metal badges, some of local manufacture, of the Bihar, Ajmer, Mahar and Assam Regiments; blackened metal STs or badges of the 25th and 26th Gurkha Rifles and a good white metal badge of the Indian Parachute Regiment; an incomplete card with items of infantry regiments post-1947 retaining mainly anodised cap-badges of the Mahar and Rushtriyah Regiments, the Jammu & Kashmir Light Infantry, and of the 1st, 3rd,4th,5th and 9th Gorkha Rifles; and another card of miscellaneous Indian insignia, including a shoulder-title of the R Indian Naval Nursing Service and a post-Independence Petty Officer's metal badge of the Indian Navy; a cap-badge of the Bhanwar Infantry; a brass glengarry-badge of the Calcutta Scottish Volunteers c.1911, and a badge of the Lucknow Rifles (the latter a reproduction made for the DCLI Museum); assorted military buttons (two QVC, the remainder KC period), including ones of 3rd Skinner's Horse, the 15th Lancers, Central India Horse and 17th Dogras; a pair of post-Independence khaki rank-slides with Brigadier's badges; a group of unidentified or bazaar-made replica metal badges; and three Ceylonese pre-Independence cloth shoulder-titles. (3 cards, 81 items) £160-240
34.     Insignia of Gurkha Regiments pre-1947 and the Royal Gurkha Rifles
A card with buttons of the 1st Gurkha Rifles; cap-badges and buttons of the 2nd and 3rd GR, and cap-badges of the 4th, 5th, 7th and 10th GR; and another card, bearing an OR's cap-badge of the Royal Gurkha Rifles on a square of Hunting Stewart tartan, and a larger badge, of the same pattern, for pipers and drummers. (2 cards, 14 items) £80-120
35.     Insignia of the Hyderabad State Forces and Indian Army post Independence.
A card bearing mainly post-1945 items of the Hyderabad State Forces, Indian Staff and Corps adopted in the immediate aftermath of Independence and Partition, showing the replacement of the Crown by the Asoka Lions or five-pointed star, and in some cases substitution of Hindi wording for English on title scrolls. Badges of local manufacture for Staff, Artillery, Engineers, Signals, Transport, Medical, Dental, Ordnance, EME, Remount & Veterinary, Police, Pioneers, Intelligence, Education, PT, nursing and Postal Services, and for training establishments; a card of similar items for the Indian Army; a card of insignia of Armoured Regiments post-1947, including anodised cap-badges of the cavalry regiments retained by India after Partition (less those of Skinner's Horse, 4th and 9th Horse, 15th Lancers and the Central India Horse), with designs altered to reflect their post-Independence status; together with those of eighteen armoured regiments raised from 1953 onwards; and another card showing insignia of Indian infantry, consisting of mainly anodised cap-badges of units raised after Partition (the Guards Brigade, the Mechanised Infantry Regiment and the Naga Regiment), together with the Parachute Regiment, ten regiments formerly of the Indian Army and one (the Jammu and Kashmir Rifles) from previous State Forces. (4 cards, 147 items) £180-240
36.     Ceylonese Military Insignia
Pre-Independence cap and collar-badges, buttons and shoulder-titles of the Royal Garrison Artillery Local Company, Ceylon Light Infantry, Mounted Rifles (ST only) and Planters' Rifle Corps. Together with badges of the Ceylon Artillery and Engineers, Medical and Sanitary Corps, and cloth shoulder-titles and metal badges of the post-Independence Ceylonese Army Corps and Police. (38 items) £60-90
37.     Middle East Forces Insignia
A card bearing items including cap-badges and a shoulder-title of the Palestine Police, a shoulder-flash of the Palestine Regiment, and headdress-badges of the Arab Legion and Iraq Levies; a card displaying
military and police insignia including a formation sign of HQ Land Forces Persian Gulf, headdress badges of the Kuwait Army and Police, and an officer's fine cap-badge of the Abu Dhabi Police in gilt, white metal and enamel; and another card, with items including an officer's headdress badge of the Trucial Oman Scouts, a formation sign of HQ British Troops Aden, an officer's fine QEC cap-badge of the Aden Protectorate Levies, and bronze OSD badges and STs of the Aden Government Guards.
(3 cards, 66 items) £220-350
38.     Insignia of Mediterranean Interest.
A card displaying items including cloth arm-badges of the Gibraltar Garrison, Gibraltar Regiment and Police; formation-signs of the Tripolitania and Cyrenaica Districts MELF, and a headdress badge of the Cairo Civil Defence Force 1940 -44; and another card, with insignia of Cyprus, including collar-badges of the Cyprus Regiment 1940 - 50, and Cyprus Police, together with three cap-badges and four shoulder-flashes of the locally recruited RAF Police Auxiliaries (2 cards, 35 items) £150-200
39.     Badges of Malta military and other units
A card bearing a cloth arm-badge of the Malta Garrison, cap-badges of the Royal Engineers Militia, and items of the King's Own Malta Regiment of Militia and King's Own Malta Regiment, including an OSD cap-badge post-1904 of the Royal Malta Militia, a rare plastic cap-badge and an officer's fine collar-badge of the King's Own Malta Regiment in gilt and enamel; and another card, with insignia of the Royal Malta Artillery, including two versions of OSD bronze badges with blade fixings and a QEC bimetal beret badge; also a bronze helmet-plate of the Malta Police and items of the Malta Customs Service, Home Guard and Civil Defence Corps, and a cloth badge of Luqa RAF station. (2 cards, 52 items) £250-350
40.     Malay, Malaysian and Singaporean Military and Police Insignia
A card bearing items including a Gurkha hat badge of the Malay Regiment, a badge of the Anti Japanese Liberation Army, post-1957 badges of the Malaysian Federation, cap and collar badge of the Volunteer AS Corps in gilt, white metal and enamel; a card with Malaysian cloth insignia and other items, including eight cloth sleeve-badges indicating branches of the army and Air Force; metal badges and a shoulder-title of the Air Training Corps, three shoulder-flashes and an officer's blue cloth shoulder-strap of the Malaysian Air Force; and another card displaying Singaporean cap-badges, buttons, STs and cloth arm-badges, including a brass or bronze KC cap-badge, ST and button of the Singapore Volunteer Corps, a white metal cap badge of the Singapore Guard Regiment and a pilot's wings of the SAF. (3 cards, 61 items) £200-300
41.     China and Hong Kong military insignia
Including a collar-badge of the Chinese Regiment, a fine OSD KC bronze cap badge, gilt collar-badge and white metal pouch belt plate of the Hong Kong Volunteer Corps, and an officer's cap and collar badge of the Hong Kong Regiment. (22 items) £160-240
42.     Army Tradesman and Employment Badges
A card of cloth and metal qualification badges for LG (including one in gold embroidery on blue cloth), LMG, SMG and BG, mainly on khaki serge, a few on coloured backing; a depleted card bearing Marksmans' Crossed Rifles badges on assorted khaki and coloured backings, and one in metal; and a card with assorted woven cloth badges for DR, DM, MT and MC, the majority with Winged Wheel, mainly on khaki backing, two on scarlet, three on black. (3 cards, 55 items) £120-180
43.     Army Tradesman and Employment Badges
A card displaying Equitation badges for Scouts, Rough Riders, Farriers, Saddlers, Wheelers etc, in gold embroidery on blue or scarlet backing, worsted embroidery on khaki cloth, or metal; a card of Trade and Proficiency badges, mainly in worsted embroidery on khaki cloth, a few in metal, and a badge of the Army Fire Service; and another card with assorted badges, mainly in worsted, a few in gold embroidery. (3 cards, 69 items) £130-200
44.     Army Tradesman and Employment Badges
A card of assorted sleeve badges, mainly in worsted embroidery on khaki, three in gold embroidery and eight in brass or white metal; a card of Marksmans' Crossed Rifles badges (3 metal, 3 woven on khaki, one printed on khaki, the remainder embroidered in gold or worsted on assorted coloured backings); and another card of assorted initials above laurel sprays, mainly in worsted embroidery on khaki, two in black on scarlet, two in green on buff, one in anodised metal. (3 cards, 62 items) £120-180
45.     Army Tradesman and Employment Badges
A card of sleeve badges, mainly in worsted embroidery on khaki, black or scarlet one printed, one in metal; a depleted card of Artificers' and Signallers' badges, with two small hammer-and-pincers badges in brass, two similar badges in worsted embroidery (one in black on scarlet backing) and three cloth badges for RT operators and Line Mechanics; and a card of Machine Gunners' badges for Hotchkiss Gunners and Machine Gunners (various grades) in worsted embroidery or brass, including regimental versions for Foot Guards, KRRC, RUR and RB, and two in gold embroidery on blue cloth. (3 cards, 46 items) £100-150
46.     Army Tradesman and Employment Badges. A card of Royal Artillery trade and prize badges for Gunnery and Driving, three in fine gold embroidery on blue backing, the remainder in metal or worsted embroidery on khaki; a depleted card bearing an RTC arm-badge in white metal, Anti-Aircraft Height Taker's badges in metal and embroidery, and a Spotter's badge in blue embroidery on khaki; a card of Pioneers' Crossed Axes badges in gold or worsted embroidery on various backing colours, including examples for Rifle regiments; brass examples for Grenadier and Coldstream Guards; PTIs' Crossed Sword badges in worsted or metal; and another card, with Signaller's Crossed Flags badges in metal (two with blue and white enamel, three in silk and gold embroidery, seven in worsted on khaki or various regimental coloured backings) and four Wireless Operator's Thunderbolt badges on khaki. (4 cards, 61 items) £120-180
47.     Marksmanship Prize Badges
Ten Crossed Muskets arm-badges, six of these in gold embroidery on blue or scarlet, the remainder on khaki or beige, the earliest dated 1884, five with crown above the muskets, the remainder with a star, the majority within a laurel wreath (one lacking its crown) (10 items) £80-120
48.     Lot 48 (P-33), Card 156) Staff and General Service Insignia
A General's OSD cap badge, OSD and gilt metal Royal Crest cap badges; officers' Royal Arms cap badges in gilt, white metal and bronze; Royal Cyphers for sovereigns from Edward VII to George VI, including three of Edward VIII; and a number of ORs' Royal Arms badges. Together with a depleted card bearing an unusual brass QVC Royal Arms, possibly a headdress plate, with the Lions and Harp displayed on a lozenge, and two smaller similar badges; ten additional cyphers, and a Recruiting Sergeant's crossed flags sleeve badge. (Lot) £100-150
49.     Warrant Officers' and Staff Sergeants' Rank Badges.
A card displaying WO 1s' and WO 2s' badges in worsted embroidery on khaki backing, or in brass or anodised metal. Two items in gold embroidery on blue backing; a card of RSMs' and RQMSs' rank badges of various regiments or Corps, mainly in gold or worsted embroidery on assorted backings, a few in metal; and another card bearing crowns in gold embroidery, worsted embroidery and gilding metal, brass or white metal: three QVCs, the remainder KCs and QECs, and one printed KC on khaki background. (3 cards, 72 items) £120-180
50.     Assorted Cloth Badges
Including officers' and warrant officers' rank-badges, and qualification/employment badges, in gold or worsted embroidery, shoulder-titles and arm-badges. (Lot)
£80-120
51.     Household Cavalry Pouch and Pouch Ornaments
A Royal Horse Guards or Blues & Royals officer's black plastic pouch bearing gilt QEC Royal Arms badge. A Life Guards officer's pouch-badge with QEC above a gilt oval collar mounted with a Garter star in white metal between LG monograms above battle honour scrolls, backed by a brass slip (the star lacking enamel backing to cross and garter), screw-post fixings.; a; an RHG officer's pouch-badge of identical design to the first item; and another pouch-badge of similar design but with QVC Royal Arms, on scarlet cloth backing (gilt rubbed); together with a cast gilt metal tip for a Household Cavalry standard belt, an OR's KC pouch-badge, a number of officers' rank badges and some metal shoulder titles.
(Lot) £120-180
52.     A Royal Horse Guards Officer's Waist Plate
A rectangular frosted gilt State Dress plate with burnished edges, mounted with a fine QEC Royal Arms; (detached loop absent) £60-80
53.     Household Cavalry Cap Badges
1st and 2nd Life Guards ORs' badges in brass and bronze (GvR cypher), The Life Guards in brass (EviiiR cypher), in bronze and brass (GviR cypher) and brass and AA (EiiR cypher). Royal Horse Guards in brass (GvR cypher), bronze (GviR cypher), and brass and bronze (EiiR cypher); Blues and Royals in bronze. Household Cavalry (crowned Garter strap with GviR and EiiR cyphers) in brass, AA and gold embroidery. (20 items) £100-150
54.     Buttons of Cavalry Regiments
A card showing examples from most regiments from Royal Dragoons to 21st Lancers, including some officers' good mounted buttons of the Royals, Greys and Inniskillings, 8th Hussars, 12th and 21st Lancers; and another card, with items from most regiments from 2nd Life Guards to 7th Dragoon Guards, including many officers' good examples.
(2 cards, 130 items) £200-300
55.     Insignia of British Cavalry Regiments post-1992
Cap and collar-badges of regiments formed by amalgamations in 1992: the Royal Dragoon Guards, Queen's Royal Hussars, King's Royal Hussars, the Light Dragoons and Queen's Royal Lancers. Officers' badges in gilt, white metal and enamel, or in embroidery; ORs' items mainly anodised or cloth. Together with an officer's cap badge of the Dorset Yeomanry issued in 1999.(30 items) £120-180
56.     Insignia of Cavalry Regiments formed in WW2
Metal cap-badges of the 22nd and 25th Dragoons, 23rd and 26th Hussars, 24th and 27th Lancers; together with an officer's embroidered badge of the 26th Hussars, cloth STs of the Dragoon regiments, metal STs of the 23rd Hussars and 27th Lancers, and brass buttons of the 23rd Hussars, 24th and 27th Lancers. (21 items) £180-250
57.     Insignia of Dragoon Guards Regiments
Mainly ORs' metal cap and collar-badges, and metal shoulder-titles, for the seven original Dragoon Guards regiments and the Queen's Dragoon Guards (the latter anodised). Mainly KC period, a few QVC and QEC. (53 items) £200-300
58.     Insignia of Cavalry Regiments
Mainly ORs' metal cap and collar-badges, and metal shoulder-titles, for the 3rd and 4th Hussars, 5th Lancers, 6th Dragoons and 7th and 8th Hussars. Mainly KC period, a few QVC and some QEC. With titles on khaki cloth for the 7th and 8th Hussars. (48 items) £180-250
59.     Insignia of Light Cavalry Regiments
Mainly metal cap and collar-badges, and metal shoulder-titles, for the 9th Lancers (including a pre-1903 collar-badge with Imperial crown), 10th and 11th Hussars. Some anodised and several OSD bronze examples for the 10th and 11th Hussars. Mainly KC period; together with sets of anodised cap and collar-badges, and STs, for the Queen's Own Hussars and Queen's Royal Irish Hussars post 1958. (44 items) £180-250
60.     Insignia of Dragoon Guards and Dragoon Regiments post 1922
Cap and collar-badges and metal shoulder-titles, of the 3rd Carabiniers (including a 3/6DG shoulder-title), 4th/7th Dragoon Guards, 5th Inniskilling Dragoon Guards (including fine Castle/5DG shoulder-titles), the Royal Dragoons (including a QVC and KC Royal Crest badges, an Eagle pattern worn during WW1, later Eagle badges and a blackened metal badge of the Blues & Royals), the Royal Scots Greys (including fittings for ORs' bearskin and Bandsmen's grenade cap-badge), and the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards. Examples of most items in both metal and anodised, including an OSD bronze set for the Royals. (56 items) £200-300
61.     Insignia of Light Cavalry Regiments
Mainly metal cap and collar-badges, and metal shoulder-titles, of the 20th Hussars (including a pair of collar-badges with the Imperial crown) and 21st Lancers (a cap-badge of the 1898 pattern, one with Imperial crown, and one OSD); together with post-1922 items of the 13th/18th, 14th/20th and 15th/19th Hussars, and the 17th/21st Lancers. A few anodised examples of later patterns. (47 items) £180-250
62.     Insignia of Light Cavalry Regiments
Mainly metal cap and collar-badges of the 16th (including an embroidered cloth pagri-badge) and 16th/5th Lancers (including a brass shoulder-title), 17th Lancers (including a brass cap badge of the pattern worn in WW1) and the 18th Hussars (three patterns, including a QVC cap-badge) and the 19th Hussars. (29 items) £150-200
63.     Insignia of Light Cavalry Regiments
Cap and collar-badges and shoulder-titles of the Royal Hussars post 1969, the 12th Lancers (two patterns, those of the second pattern of poor quality), the 9th/12th Lancers, the 13th Hussars (including a QVC collar-badge), the 14th Hussars (including pre- and post-1915 patterns and a small badge of the latter pattern), the 15th Hussars (including a pair of QVC collar-badges) and a QVC collar-badge of the 16th Lancers. Mainly brass, gilding metal or bimetal, a few anodised. (36 items) £120-180
64.     Officers' Badges of Cavalry Regiments
A glazed frame containing officers' cap and collar-badges in gilt, white metal and embroidery, various dates between 1922 and 1991. Some fine examples, notably of the Royal Dragoons, 10th and 11th Hussars. (43 items) £300-400
65.     Insignia of Yeomanry Regiments
A card of cap and collar-badges, and some shoulder-titles and buttons, of the Berkshire, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Hertfordshire and Middlesex Yeomanry. Badges mainly KC period, in gilt, silver-plate, embroidery or OSD, a few anodised; and another card with similar items of the Buckinghamshire, Derbyshire, Hampshire Carabiniers (officer's fine silver-plate and gilt cap-badge), Westmorland & Cumberland Yeomanry, and the East Kent Mounted Rifles. Mainly KC period, a few anodised. (2 cards, 81 items) £250-350
66.     Insignia of Yeomanry Regiments
A card of cap and collar-badges, and a few buttons, of the Bedfordshire, Essex, Northamptonshire and East Riding of Yorkshire Yeomanry (good shoulder-title), and an interesting group of the Sharpshooters. Mainly KC period; and another card with cap and collar-badges, and some STs, buttons and NCOs' arm-badges, of the Sherwood Rangers, Staffordshire, Warwickshire and Wiltshire Yeomanry, and the Yorkshire Hussars. Mainly KC period, but several QVC pieces. (2 cards, 87 items) £200-300
67.     Insignia of Yeomanry Regiments
A card of cap and collar-badges, buttons and some shoulder-titles of the Royal 1st Devon, Royal North Devon and Royal Devon Yeomanry Artillery (including one with incorrectly spelt title), West Kent, Oxfordshire, West Somerset, Suffolk and Worcestershire. Mainly KC period, but QVC examples for Oxfordshire Hussars; and another card with similar items of the Lanarkshire, Denbighshire (one piece with "Caernarvon & Denbigh Yeo" scroll, two with "Flint & Denbigh Yeo"), Duke of Lancaster's Own (including a fine ST), Northumberland, South Nottinghamshire and North Somerset (including an NCO's arm-badge) Yeomanry. Mainly KC period. (2 cards, 89 items) £200-300
68.     Insignia of Yeomanry Regiments
A card of cap and collar-badges, and buttons of the Ayrshire (including an NCO's arm-badge), Cheshire, Leicestershire and Shropshire Yeomanry, and the Yorkshire Dragoons. And a card of similar items of the Fife & Forfar, Glasgow, Lothian & Berwickshire and Surrey Yeomanry, and the Lancashire Hussars. Both cards mainly KC period. (2 cards, 73 items) £180-250
69.     Insignia of Yeomanry Regiments
A card of cap and collar-badges, buttons and some shoulder-titles for regiments formed by amalgamations post-1956, including the Fife & Forfar Yeomanry/Scottish Horse, Inns of Court & City, Hertfordshire & Bedfordshire, Suffolk & Norfolk, Leicestershire & Derbyshire, Dorset & West Somerset, North Somerset & Bristol Yeomanry, the Royal Yeomanry Regiment, Royal Mercian & Lancastrian, Scottish Yeomanry and King's Own Yorkshire Yeomanry. Mainly anodised, but good embroidered collar-badge for the Inns of Court & City, and enamelled examples for the King's Own Yorkshire Yeomanry and the Royal Mercian & Lancastrian; and another card with insignia of Scottish, Irish and Welsh Yeomanry Regiments, including the Lovat Scouts, Scottish Horse, North Irish Horse, South Irish Horse and the Welsh Horse. Mainly KC period, a few QEC.(2 cards, 82 items) £200-300
70.     Insignia of Yeomanry Regiments
A card with embroidered cloth shoulder-titles, mainly of regiments formed c.1900: the Surrey, Sussex and Northamptonshire Yeomanry, Rough Riders, Sharpshooters, Westminster Dragoons, Lovat Scouts, North Irish Horse and Inns of Court, but also including the Cheshire and Lanarkshire regiments and the Lothian & Border Horse; and another card with cap and collar-badges, buttons and some shoulder-titles, mainly of regiments formed by amalgamations between 1956 and 1971, including the Berkshire & Westminster Dragoons, Kent & County of London Yeomanry, the Queen's Own Yeomanry, QO Yorkshire Yeo, QO Warwickshire & Worcestershire Yeo, QO Mercian Yeo and QO Lowland Yeo. Also including a button and brass cap-badge of King Edward's Horse. (2 cards, 52 items) £180-250
71.     Insignia of Imperial Yeomanry Regiments
Cap-badges, collar-badges and buttons of the King's Colonials (regimental and squadron badges), the IY Hospital, and Staffordshire, Yorkshire Dragoons, Leicestershire, Duke of Lancaster's, Lanarkshire, Derbyshire, Glamorgan, Gloucestershire, Middlesex, Worcestershire, Montgomeryshire, Lothians & Berwickshire, Lancashire, Fife & Forfarshire, Westminster Dragoons, Sharpshooters, Essex, Lovat Scouts, and North and South of Ireland Imperial Yeomanries, and the Scottish Horse. (47 items) £300-450
72.     Insignia of Yeomanry Regiments formed circa 1900
Cap-badges, buttons and some collar-badges, of the Norfolk, Sussex, Glamorgan, Lincolnshire Yeomanry, the Rough Riders (including two shoulder-titles) and Westminster Dragoons. Mainly KC period, a few QEC. (47 items) £150-250
73.     An Officer's gilt Helmet-Plate Centre of the Duke of Lancaster's Own Yeomanry c. 1851.
A gilt plate with a rococo shield mounted with the Arms of Lancaster, surmounted by a QVC, with rich sprays of laurel leaves. Three screw-post fixings. £200-300
74.     Lincolnshire Yeomanry
A rare Georgian white metal badge, possibly for a shako, with a Guelphic Crown above a strap inscribed 'THE EARL OF YARBOROUGH'S OWN', flanked by laurel sprays bearing the numeral 12. Within the strap, an elaborate cypher. Replacement fittings.
Note: The Caistor troop of Lincolnshire Yeomanry was raised by Captain Lord Yarborough in 1798. The unit was stood down shortly afterwards, and although most of the troops were revived in 1803, that of Lord Yarborough does not appear to have been one of them.
£80-120
75.     Miscellaneous Cavalry Insignia
Items including a large spur badge of the Rough Riders, a pouch badge of the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards, a gilt collar badge of the King's Royal Hussars, a collar-badge of the 9th Lancers (lances defective), a gilt KC cap badge of the Staffordshire Yeomanry (as KK 1413), a Lancer trooper's brass plate for Foreign Service helmet (fixings absent), a lapel badge of the Queen's Bays, and a fine gilt lion's head billet-buckle for a hussar officer's sword-sling. (Lot) £80-120
76.     Royal Artillery and HAC buttons
Two gilt buttons of the HAC, and five white metal buttons of the HAC Infantry, with VR, EviiR, GR and EiiR cyphers; three gilt buttons mounted with the RA monogram; assorted RA Gun buttons, mainly brass but some of white metal, KC and QVC, including some ball buttons; ten pre-1873 three-gun buttons of various metals, including four fine gilt ball buttons.
(60 items) £120-180
77.     Royal Artillery Rank Badges
Including Master Gunners' fine embroidered Crowned Gun badges pre-1915 in gold embroidery, Warrant Officers' badges in brass, and Gun arm-badges in gold or worsted embroidery
(26 items) £100-150
78.     Royal Artillery Helmet Plates and Sabretache Ornament
Gilt or gilding metal Royal Arms, with Gun and mottoes below. An officer's sabretache-plate and QVC helmet-plate, both with the edges of the shield incised and the gun with mounted wheel. ORs' helmet-plates of similar design, but with fixed wheel to gun and without incised detail, QVC and KC. Together with two Victorian Militia ORs' plates with their divisional title replacing Quo Fas Et Gloria Ducunt on the lower scroll. (6 items) £250-350
79.     Royal Artillery Headdress Badges
A card of mainly ORs' badges for pagris, Wolseley helmets, field caps, forage caps and SD caps, with many variations of the KC and QEC Gun badge in gilding metal, chromed or anodised. Gilding metal, plastic and anodised examples of the grenade collar-badge used as a cap-badge; and two woven cloth beret badges; and another card, of Royal Artillery Officers' Cap Badges, with examples of forage cap Gun badge patterns from 1902 to present day, in gilt, OSD bronze or embroidery; embroidered Grenade field cap badges from c.1890 to present day, and WW2 Grenade badges in bronze for SD caps (2 cards, 39 items, together with some minor pieces) £160-240
80.     Artillery Volunteers and Territorial Cap Badges
Three examples of the pre-1902 plain white metal grenade forage cap badge; Artillery Volunteer units KC white metal Gun badges, the mottoes replaced in some cases by a laurel spray, "Volunteers" or unit title, including the Third Middlesex RGA and the First Hants RGA.Territorial Force badges in gilding metal or bronze, with mottoes also replaced in some cases, including an OSD of the Warwickshire RHA and ORs'gilding metal examples of the West Riding RHA and the Fifth London RFA, together with a QEC period badge of the HAC. (23 items) £150-200
81.     Royal Artillery Collar Badges and Shoulder Titles
Officers' patterns in gold embroidery, gilt and bronze, with examples for Militia, Volunteers and Territorials; ORs' badges from c.1880, in brass, gilding metal or white metal for Volunteers, or anodised, including a rare pair for the 280th (City of Glasgow) Field Regiment in gilding metal. Together with brass shoulder-titles for RA, RFA and RGA, T/RA, T/RGA, RGA/ANTRIM, RGA/CORK, RGA/C&DM and S OF G. (41 items) £180-250
82.     A Collection of Volunteer Artillery Insignia
A late 18th or early 19th oval gilt shoulder belt plate of an Artillery NCO or private of the Royal Edinburgh Volunteers, with the crown, gun, title and monogram struck in relief; a silver and enamel shooting prize badge of the 1st Hampshire Artillery Volunteers, awarded in 1882; an oval silver arm-badge awarded by the National Artillery Association to the 1st Essex Artillery Volunteers in 1906; a gun badge for an officer's Undress pouch pre-1871; an OR's similar but smaller badge; and an all-ranks pouch-badge of the 1871 - 90 pattern; an officer's rectangular seeded white metal Undress waist belt plate, mounted with the QVC Royal Arms within the Garter, flanked by Union sprays (without Ubique scroll); an OR's burnished waist belt plate of similar style; and an officer's rectangular gilt waist belt plate of the 1st Suffolk Artillery Volunteers, struck with QVC, gun and monogram between oakleaf sprays; an OR's white metal busby plume socket c.1860 - 78, embossed with the gun in a laurel wreath; two tips for Volunteer officers' shoulder-belts, with a grenade (one in gilt, the other in white metal) within a white metal foliate cartouche; white metal shoulder-titles of 2/RA/DEVONSHIRE, THE/RGA/TYNEMOUTH and T/RGA/TYNEMOUTH; an officer's silvered button of pre-1873 pattern, and three of the later pattern; and ORs' buttons, also of the later pattern, mainly QVC. (26 items) £500-800
83.     A Collection of Regular and Militia Artillery Insignia
An officer's gilt Full Dress waist belt clasp with snake hook inscribed Ubique between two oval plates mounted with the QVC Royal crest; a clasp of similar style but with KC Royal crest; a Militia officer's pre-1892 seeded gilt rectangular Undress waist plate, mounted with the Royal Arms within the crowned Garter, flanked by Union sprays (without the Ubique scroll); a burnished rectangular waist plate for Warrant Officers and Staff Sergeants, mounted with a device of similar design to the officers' plate, but including a Ubique scroll; an OR's circular brass Universal Pattern waist belt clasp; a fine and ornate gilt buckle, tip and slide for an officer's Full Dress shoulder belt, with a grenade in the tip; two gilt grenade-style plume-sockets for officers' busbies pre-1878, the burnished ball mounted with QVC Royal Arms, gun and mottoes; a later plume-socket for 1928 pattern busby, with KC ornament; a Victorian plume-socket for Sergeants and Musicians, with struck decoration; an officer's large gilt 1871 - 1902 pattern gun pouch-badge, and a later KC pouch-badge. (15 items) £200-300
84.     Royal Artillery Formation Signs
Cloth badges of Army Groups Royal Artillery (AGRA): 1st, 2nd, 5th, 42nd 87th, 91st, 94th ,97th and 100th; 18th Training Brigade, 1st Coast Artillery Training School and Coastal Artillery Training Centre, SW District; 1st Artillery Brigade (Gulf War), 27 and 47 Guided Missile Regiments (1960s), and a Drop Zone flash of 25 Field Regiment. (17 items) £150-200
85.     Royal Artillery Badges and Formation Signs
WW1 and 2 khaki cloth slip-on titles; Arm of Service strips; red on blue cloth shoulder-titles, including a supplementary flash for Mountain artillery units and an unofficial ST for RA Anti Tank elements; formation signs for Southern Command, 1Corps Artillery, 1st Division RA and 6 AGRA; arm-badges for the Coast Artillery School, Maritime Anti Aircraft Artillery and the DEMS organisation; an RA officer's khaki drill rank-slide, and a rosette of St Barbara. (21 items) £200-300
86.     Royal Horse Artillery and other insignia
Four scarlet/blue diamond-shaped pagri badges, bearing brass shoulder-titles of the 1st Kohat Mountain Battery and 7th Anti Aircraft Battery, and badges of the 52nd Field Battery (Bengal Rocket Troop) and E Battery RHA (GviR cypher); Five examples of the RHA ORs' beret badge (KC and QEC) in gilding metal, white metal and AA; four officers' QEC beret badges of the same pattern, one in gilt, one in silver plate and two in gold embroidery and colours; two pairs of brass RHA shoulder-titles and a single shoulder-title in anodised metal. (18 items) £100-150
87.     A Royal Artillery Officer's Shabracque Ornament
A fine and massive gilt metal Gun for the left-hand side of a shabracque. Five screw-posts to the reverse.
£60-90
88.     Volunteer and Territorial Artillery Helmet Plates
ORs' QVC white metal helmet-plates of the 1st Lanarkshire, 2nd Devonshire, Kent and First Sussex Artillery Volunteers, and Second Middlesex Volunteer Artillery; together with two KC plates (one officer's, in gilt, the other for an OR in brass) of Territorial Artillery, both with the long scroll inscribed Quo Fas et Gloria Ducunt, and the short scroll with laurel sprays. (7 items) £350-450
89.     Territorial Royal Artillery Regimental and Battery Arm Badges
Cloth arm-badges, WW2 and later period, of the 3rd (Ulster) and 37th (Tyne Electrical Engineers) SL Regiments, 74th (Northumbrian), 76th (Highland) and 97th (Kent Yeomanry) Field Regiments; R Bty 287th Medium Regiment; 120th (Middlesex), 570th (1st Surrey Rifles), 577th (Essex), 587th (Queen's Edinburgh), and 646th (5th Essex) Light Anti Aircraft Regiments; 82nd (Essex) Heavy AA Regiment; 414th (Forth) Coast Regiment; 93rd (Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders) Anti Tank Regiment; and a cloth shoulder-title of the Gloucestershire Volunteer Artillery. (16 items) £150-200
90.     Shoulder Titles of Territorial Royal Artillery and other Corps
A board bearing three-part shoulder-titles of RHA batteries of Berkshire, Hampshire, Leicestershire and Shropshire, RFA batteries of West Lancashire and Cumberland, A and B batteries of the HAC, and Y/RHA, together with similar STs for RAMC Territorial units of the City of London and ten other counties or districts; and another board, with three-part metal STs for county and provincial RFA units of London, the Home Counties, Devon, Gloster (sic), E Lancashire, Sussex and Wessex; eleven shoulder titles of similar style for territorial RAMC units of London and elsewhere; and five STs for ASC and RASC units of London and various counties. (2 boards, 54 items) £150-250
91.     Insignia of the Honourable Artillery Company
Artillery items including KC and QEC cap badges and collar-badges; beret badges, buttons, cloth shoulder-titles, and a set of fittings for an officer's pouch-belt; together with Infantry insignia including OSD cap and beret badges, a warrant officer's forage cap badge, buttons mounted with initials in script, metal shoulder-titles, and an officer's bit-boss of the Light Cavalry Troop. (Lot) £120-180
92.     Insignia of London and other Engineer Volunteer Units
Four ORs' helmet-plates of named units including Tower Hamlets and 1st London; officers' fine buttons, pouch-badge and waistbelt plate, and an OR's Glengarry badge, of 1st London Engineers; an officer's white metal waist belt clasp of the Northamptonshire Engineer Vols; and a 1/RE/ABERDEENSHIRE shoulder title. (19 items) £250-400
93.     Engineer Trade and Qualification badges, Buttons and Shoulder Titles
A card of badges of Qualified instructors, drivers, Bomb Disposal personnel and divers, two in metal, the remainder in khaki or coloured cloth, embroidered in worsted or gold; a card bearing gilt/brass, white metal or silver-plated, and anodised buttons for officers and other ranks of the Regular and Volunteer Engineers, all Royal Cyphers from VR to EiiR, including seven of Edward VIII; and another card displaying cloth shoulder titles including a WW1 pattern RE title in white on khaki cloth, three pre-1941 RE titles on khaki cloth, six ROYAL ENGINEERS titles on scarlet cloth, and 5 similar titles displaying a regimental number below, together with three Arm of Service strips and sundry items.
(3 cards, 110 items) £200-300
94.     Cap Badges and Brass Shoulder Titles of Territorial Royal Engineer Units
A card bearing one officer's and two ORs' white metal cap badges; and brass shoulder-titles of T/SIGNAL SERVICE, T/RE/DEVON, T/RE/LONDON, T/RE/SCOTTISH, T/RE/LANCASHIRE and twelve similar titles for other TF Engineer units; and another card, with 3-line brass shoulder-titles of Divisional Engineer companies as follows: 43rd (Wessex), 44th (Home Counties), 46th (North Midland), 47th (2nd London), 50th (Northumbrian), 51st (Highland), 52nd (Lowland), 53rd (Welsh), 54th (East Anglian) and 55th (West Lancashire) Divisions.
(2 cards, 41 items) £200-300
95.     Royal Engineers mainly TA Cloth Formation Signs
Badges of Southern Command, 1 Corps, 8th GHQ Engineers, 22nd Engineer Group, 116 (Devon & Cornwall) Corps Engineer Group, RE Training Brigade, Royal Engineers Base Group Singapore and fourteen other units or formations. (20 items) £120-180
96.     Volunteer RE Helmet Plates, Pouch Badges, Waist Plates etc Officers' QVC and KC helmet plates, four officers' QVC pouch-badges, officers' white metal and bronze cap and collar badges: two officers' QVC waist plates (different patterns) with gilt devices; an officer's martingale badge (VR cypher); an OR's HP and other items. (22 items) £400-600
97.     Volunteer RE Railway Staff and Submarine Miners
An officer's QVC white metal helmet-plate of the Railway Volunteer Staff Corps; an officer's waist-plate and buttons of Submarine Miners; a Piper's cap-badge and silver plaid-brooch (HM Glasgow 1890) of the Clyde Division (part of thunderbolt device missing); and an OR's helmet plate and waist belt clasp of other divisions. (21 items) £350-500
98.     Engineer Volunteers Insignia of Middlesex, Lanarkshire and Lancashire
Buttons, shako-plate, pouch-badge and busby plume-socket for the 1st Middlesex Engr Vols; an OR's QVC helmet plate and shoulder title for the 1st Lanark Engr Vols; an officer's frosted white metal KC helmet plate of the 2nd Lancashire Engineer Volunteers, and a QVC helmet plate for the 1st Lancashire Engr Vols. (13 items) £250-400
99.     Victorian Helmet Plates of Yorkshire and Gloucestershire Engineer Volunteers
Two officers' helmet plates of the 1st West York Engr Vols; ORs' helmet plates of the Newcastle & Durham, 1st and 2nd (1st AB) Gloucestershire, 2nd Gloucestershire Bristol, 1st and 2nd Cheshire Engr Vols; together with a Locomotive collar-badge of the 2nd Cheshire (later Railway Battalion), and sundry items. (17 items) £300-450
100.    Royal Engineers Shoulder Titles, Collar and Pouch Badges
Officers' embroidered and bronze collar-badges; ORs' metal and anodised collar-badges. Brass shoulder titles including M/ RE; and four officers' gilt pouch-badges (three QVC various patterns, one KC). (31 items) £80-120
101.    Royal Engineer Services, Militia and Postal Services
Officers' OSD cap and collar-badges, Full Dress collars, shoulder- titles and buttons of the Staff for Royal Engineer Services; an officer's fine forage cap badge of the 24th Middlesex Rifle Volunteers, and ORs' cap-badges of the same unit and of the Army Post Office Corps; and a cap badge and shoulder title of the Royal Monmouth RE. (30 items) £180-240
102.    Corps of Royal Engineers Buttons, Belt Plates and Fittings
Buttons of various antecedent units from 1786; grenades of the Royal Sappers & Miners; eight RE officer's waistplates (QVC, EviiR, GvR, EviiiR, regular and Militia); pouch belt buckle and tips, a pair of bit-bosses for an officer's charger; and senior NCOs' belt plate ornaments. (28 items)
£280-400
103.    Royal Engineers Headdress Badges 1891 - 1936
Officers' and ORs' metal and embroidered badges for field cap, tropical helmet, forage cap and SD cap including fine gilt examples with cyphers of Edward VII (Regular and Militia), George V, Edward VIII and George VI. (24 items) £180-240
104.    Royal Engineers Sabretache Badge and Headdress Plates
An officer's fine gilt metal sabretache-badge and two helmet-plates (one QVC, the other KC). An officer's gilt grenade plume-socket for the 1855 Pattern busby; and seven ORs' helmet-plates, mainly QVC, including two patterns for Militia Engineers. (11 items) £400-600
105.    Royal Engineers Cap Badges
Officers' forage-cap badges (GviR and EiiR cyphers) in gilt and bimetal; SD cap-badges (Gvi R cypher) in bronze; khaki side-cap grenade badges in bronze; coloured side-cap grenade in gilt metal and gold embroidery; an OR's forage-cap badge (EviiiR and GviR cyphers) in gilding metal or brass, and with GviR and EiiR cyphers in bi-metal. Two ORs' white metal or chromed badges worn by 32 Assault Engineer Regiment; an unofficial RE monogram in white metal, with motto scroll below; an OR's GvR cypher badge, gilded and enamelled for use as a brooch, and three smaller enamelled Sweetheart brooches. (23 items) £120-180
106.    Insignia of Territorial Engineer Units
Items of the Royal Monmouthshire Royal Engineers, including an officer's embroidered cap-badge, ORs' bimetal and anodised cap-badges, two cloth shoulder-titles and a khaki shoulder-slide with the abbreviated unit title in blue embroidery; a cloth arm-badge of the Tyne Electrical Engineers and OSD collar-grenades with "Tyne" replacing "Ubique" on the scroll; "Hand of Ulster" collar-badges of the 74th (Antrim Artillery) Engineer Regiment; a cloth thistle arm-badge and piper's plaid brooch of the 432 (City of Edinburgh) Corps Engineer Regiment; a scarlet cloth arm-badge of the 116 (Devon & Cornwall) Corps Engineer Regiment, bearing the Tamar bridge in white embroidery; and a regimental flash of 131 Parachute Engineer Regiment. (24 items) £70-100
107.    Ornaments from a Victorian Royal Engineer Colonel's Full Dress Tunic, and other items
A board displaying the pre-1881 collar, bearing a crown and star at each end, and sleeve-ornaments of a Field Officer, and shoulder-cords with "Engineer wings", mounted with fine grenades in gold and silver embroidery; and an incomplete card, retaining two khaki shoulder-straps, one bearing KC gilt and enamel badges of a full General, the other of a Brigadier; together with similar badges for all ranks from Lieutenant General to Second Lieutenant, and a number of crowns and stars of other patterns and materials. (2 cards) (Lot) £80-120
108.    Royal Corps of Signals Insignia
A card bearing items of Territorial Signals units, including officers' and ORs' silvered cap-badges (first pattern); insignia of TA units converted to R Signals including Princess Louise's Kensington, Essex, Middlesex, Berkshire and Inns of Court Yeomanry, and an embroidered beret badge of 305 Para Sig Sqn; and another card, with Royal Signals NCOs'arm-badges for battledress and No.1 Dress, and officers' embroidered beret badges, and formation signs for Corps, Divisional and other Signal Regiments and DZ flash of 205 Signal Squadron, 5 Airborne Brigade. Together with an officer's fine Glengarry badge of 32nd (Scottish) Signal Regt (V). (2 cards, 56 items) £120-180
109.    Royal Corps of Signals Insignia
A card mounted with metal cap and collar-badges and shoulder-titles (1st and 2nd Patterns), assorted STs on khaki and blue cloth (including one of Beach Signals); Arm of Service strips and formation signs, and a brass badge of Polish Boys Trained by Royal Corps of Signals; and another card, with items including RE STs pre-1920, officers' fine 1st Pattern cap and collar-badges in gilt/silver plate and bronze, ORs' 1st Pattern badges in brass/white metal and plastic; officers' and ORs' 1946 Pattern badges (KC and QEC), and an officer's Full Dress belt plate. (2 cards, 86 items)
£120-180
110.    Foot Guards Rank Badges and other Insignia
A card bearing a CSM's fine KC rank-badge of the Coldstream Guards in gold and silver embroidery; a Colour Sgts' badges of the Coldstream (KC) and Scots Guards (QEC); Sgts' and Cpls' brass chevrons; Wound-Stripes and Service Chevrons and other items; and another card, with Warrant Officers' and Sergeants' rank badges including two fine KC examples of the Royal Hospital in gold embroidery; other crowns, mainly in worsted embroidery, for WO 2 or Staff Sergeants on various coloured backings: and two embroidered Crossed Flags sleeve badges for Recuiting Sergeants. Together with a large RSM's KC Full Dress rank badge in gold embroidery on scarlet cloth, and two Service Dress rank-badges (one KC, one QEC) in worsted embroidery on khaki.
(2 cards, 38 items) £100-150
111.    Foot Guards Officers' Cloak Chains and Rank Badges
Gilt collar-chains for the Coldstream, Scots and Irish Guards (2), with Garter, Thistle and St Patrick's Star finials respectively; a single grenade chain-finial for a Grenadier Guards officer; and regimental rank-badges in gilt, bronze and embroidery. Together with a Grenadier officer's cap-badge and two Mess Dress collar-badges, all in gold embroidery, and a large gilt copper metal badge with incised Garter, similar to KK 894 but with KC and GviR cypher replaced by a QEC and EiiR cypher (lacking enamelled backing plate and fixings). (25 items) £250-400
112.    Grenadier and Coldstream Guards Headdress Badges
Three Grenadier Guards WO's /Sgts' Forage Cap badges; a Coldstream Guards officer's forage cap and pagri-badge, both in HM silver, and two SD cap badges, three Coldstream Guards WO 's forage cap badges and a smaller badge with gilt centre, and two pagri badges (as KK 903). (13 items) £350-500
113.    Scots, Irish Guards and Welsh Guards Headdress and other Badges
Officers', WOs' and Sergeants' forage cap badges of the Scots Guards in gilt and white metal; an officer's SD cap badge and a piper's bonnet-badge; officers' and WOs' forage cap and SD cap badges, an officer's pagri badge and pipers' insignia of the Irish Guards. Together with an officer's embroidered beret badge and pair of mess dress collar badges of the Welsh Guards. (18 items) £200-300
114.    Foot Guards Service Dress Shoulder-Strap Insignia
Grenadier Guards (one set with small brass grenade above GG; two others with ER cypher); two Coldstream Guards (Rose above CG), two Scots Guards (Thistle Star or Thistle above SG), St Patrick's Star over IG for Irish Guards, three (Leek above WG) for Welsh Gds. A Grenadier Guardsman's KC Full Dress title (Garter in white worsted embroidery) and a title of the Scots Guards in white embroidery on khaki. Together with cloth shoulder titles of all Foot Guards regiments. (18 items) £80-120
115.    Foot Guards Headdress Badges
A card bearing pagri badges: two Grenadier Guards with Royal Cypher (VR and GR) within the Garter: large metal stars for Coldstream, Scots and Irish Guards (two different sizes for IG); KC above a leek within a circle inscribed CYMRU AM BLYTH for Welsh Guards; and another card, with Guardsmen's forage cap badges of the five regiments in brass, gilding metal, plastic and anodised metal. (2 cards, 30 items)
£120-180
116.    Foot Guards Waist Belt Clasps and other items.
A depleted card, retaining an officer's Victorian waist-belt clasp of the Grenadier Guards with ornate loops. In the centre a grenade mounted with VR cypher in white metal. Together with a Guardsman's brass waist-belt clasp; a card retaining a Guardsman's brass clasp of the Scots Guards; a card with a clasp of the Irish Guards; and another card, with a Guardsman's brass waist-belt clasp, a KC valise-badge and a lapel-badge of the Irish Guards. (4 cards, 7 items) £150-200
117.    Foot Guards Insignia
A card bearing a pair of brass collar-badges of the pattern worn by men of the Coldstream Guards in khaki drill service dress during the Boer War, and a valise-badge of the same regiment; a pair of Scots Guards shoulder-strap ornaments, and a valise-badge of the Welsh Guards. Together with
a valise-badge of the Grenadier Guards, a pagri badge of the Coldstream Guards (one fixing lug absent), two pipers' waist belt clasps of the Scots Guards (one with EviiR cypher, the other EiiR) and two badges for feather bonnets; a brass valise badge and pagri badge of the Irish Guards.
(14 items) £80-120
118.    ORs' Collar-Badges of Infantry Regiments Pre-1881
Examples from the 98th (The Prince of Wales's) Regiment to the 107th Bengal Infantry, mainly brass but bi-metal for the 100th (Royal Canadians) (29 items) £200-300
119.    ORs' Collar-Badges of Infantry Regiments Pre-1881
Examples from the 73rd (Perthshire) Regiment to the 96th Regiment, mainly brass or gilding metal but bi-metal for the 84th (York and Lancaster) Regiment. (39 items) £300-400
120.    ORs' Collar-Badges of Infantry Regiments Pre-1881
Examples from the 46th (South Devonshire) Regiment to the 71st Highland Light Infantry. Exceptionally large and finely-struck pair of Dragons for the 49th (Hertfordshire) Regiment; good (single) Sphinx for the 54th (West Norfolk) Regiment (39 items) £250-350
121.    ORs' Collar-Badges of Infantry Regiments Pre-1881
Examples from the 22nd (Cheshire) Regiment to the 45th (Nottinghamshire Sherwood Foresters) Regiment (36 items) £250-350
122.    ORs' Collar-Badges of Infantry Regiments Pre-1881
Examples from the 1st (Royal Scots) to the 21st ( Royal Scots Fusiliers)
(47 items) £350-400
123.    Infantry Headdress Plates
A card bearing ORs' shako-plates as follows: a "Stovepipe" plate 1800 - 1812; an 1861 pattern plate of the 2nd Regiment; and an 1869 pattern plate of the 13th Light Infantry, together with an OR's 1878 pattern helmet-plate of the 97th Regiment. (4 items) £150-200
124.    Three Victorian Shako Plates.
An officer's plate for an 1861 Pattern 'quilted' shako of the 12th Regiment; together with a plate of the 25th Regiment, possibly for an NCO, and an OR's copper plate of the 85th Regiment (lacking one fixing lug), all in a glazed frame.
(3 items) £150-250
125.    Infantry Cap Badges post-1881
Officers' and ORs' metal forage cap, field cap and SD cap badges of the Royal Scots, Queen's, Buffs, King's Own, R Warwickshire, R Fusiliers, King's Liverpool, Norfolk and Suffolk Regiments, approximately 30 for officers, including a fine QEC example for the Royal Fusiliers. (96 items)

£700-1000
126.    Infantry Cap Badges post-1881
Officers' and ORs' metal forage cap, field cap and SD cap badges of the
Somerset Light Infantry, PWO, East Yorkshire, Bedfordshire, Leicestershire, R Irish, Green Howards, Lancashire Fusiliers, RSF, Cheshire, RWF, SWB and KOSB, mainly metal, a few in embroidery. Approximately 36 for officers. (96 items) £1000-1500
127.    Infantry Cap Badges post-1881
Officers' and ORs' metal forage cap, field cap and SD cap badges of the Cameronians, R Innis Fusiliers, Gloucestershire, Worcestershire, East Lancashire, East Surrey, DCLI, DWR, Border, R Sussex and Hampshire Regiments. Approximately 20 officers' items, including a gilt, enamel and embroidered badge of the Royal Sussex. (92 items) £600-900
128.    Infantry Cap Badges post-1881
Officers' and ORs' examples for the South Staffordshire, Dorsetshire, South Lancashire, Welsh, Black Watch, Oxf & Bucks LI, Essex, Sherwood Foresters, Loyals, Northamptonshire, Berkshire and KOYLI. Approximately 30 officers' items, including a fine forage cap badge of the Essex Regiment. (96 items) £700-1000
129.    Officers' Glengarry Badges of Highland Regiments
Two badges of the Gordon Highlanders, a badge of the Highland Light Infantry, and a four-part badge of the Seaforth Highlanders. (4 items)
£100-150
130.    An OR's Glengarry Badge of the 25th (King's Own Borderers) Regiment 1874 - 81
A good brass example, as KK 460. £40-60
131.    Scottish Regimental Cap Badges
ORs' items of all Highland regiments, including seven of the HLI, together with two badges of the Royal Scots, a Glengarry badge of The Highland Regiment, and an oval badge of the Scottish Naval & Military Veterans. Mainly metal, a few anodised. Approximately 30 items. £80-120
132.    Irish Regimental Cap Badges
Including officers' badges of the Royal Irish Fusiliers (with four separate coronets), Leinster Regiment and Royal Dublin Fusiliers; three field cap bosses and two blackened badges (as KK689 and 690) of the Royal Irish Rifles; a badge of the same regiment in silver (not HM) with a straight title-scroll; ORs' items of the R Irish Fusiliers, the Royal Irish/Ulster Rifles, Connaught Rangers, Leinsters, RDF and RMF. (33 items) £150-200
133.    Collar- badges of Infantry Regiments Post-1881.
Pairs of ORs' post-1881 badges for the Middlesex, Wiltshire and Manchester (Sphinx and Fleur de Lys), North Staffordshire and York & Lancaster Regiments, Durham and Highland Light Infantry, Seaforth, Gordon and Cameron Highlanders. (Lot) £120-180
134.    Collar- badges of Infantry Regiments Post-1881.
ORs' badges, mainly paired, for regiments from the Devonshire to Lancashire Fusiliers, mainly metal, a few anodised. (44 items) £150-200
135.    Collar- badges of Infantry Regiments Post-1881.
ORs' badges, mainly paired, for regiments from the Royal Ulster Rifles to the Rifle Brigade. Mainly metal, a few anodised. (22 items) £120-180
136.    Collar- badges of Infantry Regiments Post-1881.
ORs' badges, mainly paired, for regiments from the Royal Scots Fusiliers to the East Lancashire. Mainly metal, a few anodised. (42 items)
£180-250
137.    Collar- badges of Infantry Regiments Post-1881.
ORs' badges, mainly paired, for regiments from the Royal Scots to the Lincolnshire. Mainly metal, a few anodised, some pairs not an exact match. (56 items) £180-250
138.    Collar- badges of Infantry Regiments Post-1881.
ORs' badges, mainly paired, for regiments from the Black Watch to the KSLI (except Oxf & Bucks LI). Mainly metal, a few anodised, some pairs not an exact match. (38 items) £180-250
139.    Collar- badges of Infantry Regiments Post-1881.
ORs' badges, mainly paired, for regiments from the East Surrey to the Welsh Regiment. Mainly metal, a few anodised, some pairs not an exact match. (37 items) £180-250
140.    Fusiliers' Pre-1895 Flat Grenade Glengarry Badges.
An incomplete card, retaining ORs'examples for RNF, LF, RSF, RWF, R Munster and R Dublin Fusiliers. (6 items) £120-180
141.    Fusiliers' Fur Cap Grenades
An officer's badge of the Royal Scots Fusiliers with screw-post fixings, the ball mounted with QVC Royal Arms device (gilt rubbed); and ORs' items of the RNF, RF (one QVC, one KC), LF, RSF (QVC), RWF, RInnisF, RIF and RDublinF; together with a later reproduction of an RWF officer's badge, mounted with Prince of Wales's plumes in white metal, possibly for use by a regimental bandmaster. (11 items)
£180-240
142.    Headdress Badges and Shoulder Belt Plates of Rifle Regiments.
A pre-1892 blackened metal helmet-plate, and an officer's shako-badge of the Cameronians; an OR's blackened pre-1890 helmet-plate and a QVC period officer's shoulder belt plate of the KRRC; a QVC helmet-plate of the Royal Irish Rifles; an officer's shoulder belt plate of the Royal Ulster Rifles 1952 - 68; an officer's pouch-badge of the RIR (Sphinx above a bugle-horn); and a helmet-plate or shoulder-belt plate of an auxiliary battalion of the Rifle Brigade. (8 items) £300-450
143.    Assorted Infantry Officers' Cap Badges
Forage cap badges of the PWO (2), Wiltshire, York & Lancaster and the Rifle Brigade; OSD badges of Wiltshire, North Staffords, Y&L, DLI, Connaught Rangers and R Munster Fusiliers; together with an officer's scarlet corded field cap boss of the Royal Berkshire Regiment.
(12 items) £100-150
144.    Infantry Cap Badges
Two small cards, one with miniature items including sphinxes, Prince of Wales's plumes, harps etc, the other with mainly anodised pieces; and some sixty other items, including examples from the Somerset, Shropshire and Durham Light Infantry, the Middlesex, Wiltshire, Manchester, North Staffordshire and York & Lancaster Regiments, the KRRC and Rifle Brigade, a few officers' pieces, mainly ORs', together with a large pouch- badge of the Gloucestershire Regiment, a large assortment of bugle horns, and a (probably repro) Glengarry badge of the 8th Regiment. (Lot)
£120-180
145.    Metal Shoulder-Titles mainly of Highland and Irish Regiments
Examples of York &Lancaster Regiment, Highland Light Infantry (3 patterns), Durham Light Infantry (3 patterns, including one pair), Seaforth, Gordon and Cameron Highlanders; Royal Irish Rifles, Royal Ulster Rifles, Royal Irish Fusiliers (2 patterns, including one pair), Connaught Rangers (2 patterns), Leinsters (2 patterns), Royal Munster Fusiliers (4 patterns), Royal Dublin Fusiliers (2 patterns); together with officers' and ORs' examples for the Rifle Brigade. (32 items) £150-200
146.    Metal Shoulder Titles of Infantry Regiments
Examples of Oxfordshire and Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire (5 patterns), King's Own Yorkshire (3 patterns) and King's Shropshire Light Infantry (2 patterns), the Hampshire (3 patterns), South Staffordshire, Dorset, South Lancashire and Welsh Regiments, Black Watch, Essex, Sherwood Foresters (2 patterns), North Lancashire, Northamptonshire, Royal Berkshire (2 patterns), Royal West Kent and Middlesex Regiments, 60th Rifles (2 patterns), Wiltshire, North Hampshire, Manchester and North Staffordshire Regiments. (34 items) £150-200
147.    Metal Shoulder Titles of Infantry Regiments
Examples of the Royal Irish, Green Howards, Lancashire Fusiliers (5 patterns), Royal Scots Fusiliers (2 patterns), Cheshire, Royal Welsh Fusiliers, South Wales Borderers, King's Own Scottish Borderers, Cameronians (2 patterns), Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, Gloucestershire, Worcestershire (3 patterns), East Lancashire, East Surrey, Duke of Wellington's (2 patterns), Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry, Border and Royal Sussex Regiments. A few pairs.
(37 items) £150-200
148.    Metal Shoulder Titles of Infantry Regiments
Examples of the Royal Scots (5 patterns), Queen's (2 patterns), Buffs (2 patterns), King's Own, Royal Northumberland Fusiliers (3 patterns), Warwickshire (2 patterns), Royal Fusiliers (3 patterns), King's, Norfolk, Lincolnshire, Devonshire and Suffolk Regiments, Somerset Light Infantry (3 patterns), Prince of Wales's Own, East Yorkshire, Bedfordshire, Bedfordshire & Hertfordshire and Leicestershire (2 patterns) Regiments.
(40 items) £150-200
149.    Cloth Shoulder Titles of Infantry Regiments
Examples, mainly in black worsted embroidery on khaki cloth slides, of the Royal Scots, Queen's, Royal Warwickshire, King's, Suffolk, Green Howards, Cheshire, Royal Welsh Fusiliers, Cameronians, East Surrey, Border, Royal Sussex, Hampshire (2 patterns), KSLI, Middlesex, Dorset, Royal Berkshire Regiments, and the Cameron Highlanders; together with a few variants of different patterns. (27 items) £120-180
150.    Cloth Shoulder Titles of Infantry Regiments
A card with examples embroidered in worsted on coloured cloth, of the Queens, Green Howards, Royal Welch Fusiliers, Royal Sussex, Essex, KSLI, Royal Norfolks (2 patterns), South Wales Borderers, Border, Hampshire, KOYLI, North Staffordshire (2 patterns) and Rifle Brigade; a card with early post WW2 examples, also on coloured cloth, of the Royal Lincolnshire, Royal Leicestershire, Cameronians, DCLI, Royal Hampshire (2 patterns), Oxf & Bucks LI, KSLI (2 patterns), Somerset LI (2 patterns), Royal Scots Fusiliers (tartan grenade), Border Regiment (pair with glider), South Staffordshire (right arm with glider), KOYLI and Durham LI; and another card with examples for Cameron and Seaforth Highlanders (tartan patches) and Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders; Royal Ulster Rifles, Royal Irish Fusiliers and the Rifle Brigade. (3 cards, 46 items) £150-200
151.    Cloth Shoulder Titles of Infantry Regiments.
A card bearing examples with lettering in white embroidery on scarlet cloth (except KRRC) for the Royal West Kent, KOYLI, KSLI, Middlesex, KRRC, Wiltshire, Manchester, North Stafford, York and Lancaster Regiments, and Durham LI. Two patterns for all except KSLI (4), Wiltshire (3) and DLI (1); a card with examples in white lettering on scarlet cloth for Royal Sussex, Hampshire, South Stafford, Dorset, South Lancashire and the Welch Regiment, the Oxf & Bucks LI, Essex, Foresters, Loyals, Northamptonshire and Royal Berkshire Regiments; and a star in tartan cloth of the Black Watch. Two patterns for all except the Welch (4) and the Oxf & Bucks and Loyals (1 each); and another card in the same style for KOSB (with square tartan patch), Cameronians (one ST on scarlet cloth, the other on green, and a tartan diamond), Inniskillings, Gloster/Gloucestershire (2), Worcestershire (2), East Lancashire, East Surrey (2), Cornwall/DCLI (4), Duke of Wellington's (3) and Border Regiments. (3 cards, 68 items) £150-200
152.    Cloth Shoulder Titles of Infantry Regiments.
A card with examples, mainly in white lettering on scarlet clothe, for The Royal Scots, Queen's, Buffs, King's Own (2), RNF (3), R Warwick, RF (3), Kings (2), R Norfolk (2), Lincolnshire (3), Devonshire (2) and Suffolk (2); and another card, with similar examples for the Somerset LI, West Yorkshire (3, including one printed), East Yorkshire (2), Bedfs and Herts/Bedford and Hertford (2), Leicestershire (2), Green Howards (2), Lancashire Fusiliers, Royal Scots Fusiliers (2, with a grenade-shaped tartan patch), Cheshire, Royal Welch Fusiliers (2) and SWB/South Wales Borderers (2). (43 items) £80-120
153.    Badges of Infantry Regiments.
A card bearing QEC period metal cap and collar-badges of the Royal Scots, KOSB, Black Watch, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, the Green Howards, the Duke of Wellington's and Cheshire Regiments, and the Royal Welch Fusiliers. Mainly ORs', some anodised; a card with items of the Somerset & Cornwall Light Infantry 1959 - 1968, including officers' No.1 Dress and SD cap and collar-badges, cloth shoulder-titles for battledress, metal or anodised shoulder-titles (two patterns), buttons, Warrant Officers' embroidered rank-badges, parachute qualification and miscellaneous badges; and another card showing insignia of regiments formed post-1967, including a Glengarry badge, collar badge and shoulder-title of The Highlanders (Seaforths, Gordons and Camerons); cap and collar-badges, buttons and shoulder-titles of the Light Infantry; and similar items of the Royal Green Jackets. (3 cards, 89 items) £100-150
154.    Insignia of Infantry Regiments formed post-1959
A card with items of the Royal Anglian, Royal Border and King's Regiments, including officers' and ORs' cap-badges in metal, embroidery and cloth, collar-badges for the four battalions of the R Anglian, metal shoulder-titles and buttons. Together with a Glider arm-badge in gold embroidery and a Major's rank-slide for the King's Own Border; a card with insignia of the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers, and the 1st, 2nd and 3rd East Anglian Regiments: officers' and ORs' cap and collar-badges, buttons and shoulder-titles in metal, embroidery, anodised metal and cloth. Together with an OR's brass fur cap grenade of the RRF, and a Bandsman's pouch-badge of the 3rd East Anglians; and another card displaying items of the Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment and Queen's Division Band, including officers' and ORs' cap and collar-badges in metal, AA and cloth, bronzed shoulder-titles and an embroidered Royal Tiger sleeve-badge; together with a cap-badge and helmet-plate centre of the Queen's Division band, and sundry sportswear badges.
(3 cards, 95 items) £120-180
155.    Insignia of Infantry Regiments formed between 1959 and 1970
A card displaying items of the Queen's Royal Surrey Regiment, the Queen's Own Buffs and the Queen's Regiment, including officers' and ORs' cap-badges, collar-badges and buttons in metal, anodised aluminium, embroidery and cloth. Cloth shoulder-titles for the Royal Surreys and Queen's Own Buffs, anodised STs for the Queen's Regiment. Together with bandsmens' pouch-badges for the Royal Surreys and Queen's; and another card, with insignia of the Staffordshire Regiment, Worcestershire & Sherwood Foresters and the Royal Regiment of Wales: Staffordshire: examples of officers' cap and collar-badges in silver-plate and gilt (and beret badge in embroidery), and ORs' shoulder-titles and badges in anodised metal. A Glider badge in yellow embroidery on khaki cloth, and another in gilding metal for tropical uniform. Worcesters & Foresters: an officer's cap-badge in silver-plate and gilt; anodised shoulder-titles and ORs' badges. The Royal Regiment of Wales: officers' cap-badges in embroidery and two patterns in silver-plate and gilt; ORs' badges in AA and white metal, together with a helmet-plate centre for the Band of the Prince of Wales's Division. (2 cards, 72 items) £120-180
156.    Insignia of the Royal Highland Fusiliers and Queen's Own Highlanders.
Examples of the Lowland and Highland Brigade headdress and collar-badges worn from 1958 - 1969; RHF officers' regimental mounted bi-metal grenade bonnet-badge and bronze SD collar-badges (2 patterns), and ORs' bonnet and collar-badges, worn from 1968; an officer's gilt and silvered shoulder-belt plate, and headdress badges for the Pipe Major and pipers. QOHldrs officers' three-piece bonnet-badge in silver-plate worn from 1968, and an ORs' two-piece badge of similar pattern in anodised metal and (later) in white metal with collar-badges, brass shoulder-titles, a piper's headdress badge and a first pattern sporran-badge (as for Cameron Highlanders). (30 items) £120-180
157.    Insignia of the proposed amalgamation of the Gloucestershire and Hampshire Regiments, the Devon & Dorset Regiment, the Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment and the Royal Gloucestershire, Berkshire and Wiltshire Regiment.
Examples of officers' and ORs' cap-badges, produced but never issued, for the proposed amalgamation of the Gloucestershire and Hampshire Regiment in the 1970s; a Wessex Brigade cap-badge initially worn by the Devon and Dorset Regiment, officers' and ORs' later regimental cap-badges in embroidery, gilt and silver-plate, AA and later bi-metal; together with cloth and brass shoulder-titles, a Croix de Guerre ribbon and an OR's Full Dress helmet-plate; items of the Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment, including cap and collar-badges, and STs; and examples of the cap-badge, back-badge and Presidential Citation worn by the Royal Gloucestershire, Berkshire and Wiltshire Regiment before its assumption into The Rifles. (40 items) £80-120
158.    Insignia of Infantry Regiments post 1958
A card of Lancastrian Brigade items, including a cap-badge, officers' and ORs' collar-badges of the Prince of Wales's Volunteers, with shoulder-titles in cloth and metal; officers' and ORs' cap-badges of the Queen's Lancashire Regiment, together with anodised buttons, shoulder-titles and collar-badges, and a stable-belt plate. Also a cap-badge and helmet-plate centre of the King's Division Band; and another card, bearing insignia of Yorkshire and Irish regiments post-1958, including a Yorkshire Brigade cap-badge, regimental collar-badges of the Prince of Wales's Own Yorkshire Regiment, with an officer's embroidered beret-badge, ORs' cap-badges in AA and white metal, cloth and metal shoulder-titles; items of the Royal Irish Rangers including ORs' cap and collar-badges, officers' collar-badges in metal and embroidery, shoulder-titles, pouch-belt and pouch badges, a Piper's caubeen-badge and a stable-belt plate. Together with buttons, cap-badge and large bonnet-badge of the Royal Irish Regiment. (2 cards, 41 items) £100-150
159.    Insignia of Territorial Infantry Battalions
A card displaying cap and collar-badges, buttons and shoulder-titles (cloth and metal) of TA Battalions of the Royal Scots, Queen's, Buffs and KORR, including a fine metal shoulder title of T/4/QER/ROYAL SCOTS and a similar one of 5th Royal Scots; and another card with insignia of the Northumberland Fusiliers, Warwickshire, R Fusiliers and King's Regiment, and the Northern Cyclists. Together with a number of individual letters and numerals for use on shoulder-straps, mainly T,R,C and A.
(2 Boards, 135 items) £120-180
160.    Insignia of Territorial Infantry Battalions
A card bearing cap and collar-badges, buttons and shoulder-titles (cloth and metal) of TA Battalions of the King's Regiment (including 10th Scottish Battalion), Norfolk, Lincolnshire, Devonshire and Suffolk Regiment; and another card, with insignia of the Suffolk, Somerset Light Infantry, PWO, East Yorkshire and Beds & Herts regiments, including a rare brass ST of T/7/W.YORK/LEEDS RIFLES, and a similar one, in blackened metal, of the 8th Leeds Rifles, a white metal pouch belt plate of the 8th PWO and a fine cap and collar set of the Suffolk & Cambridgeshire Regiment, c.1961. (2 cards, Lot) £120-180
161.    Insignia of Territorial Infantry Battalions
A card displaying cap and collar-badges, buttons and shoulder-titles (cloth and metal) of TA Battalions of the Bedfordshire & Hertfordshire, Leicestershire, Green Howards, Lancashire Fusiliers, Royal Scots Fusiliers and Cheshire Regiment, including an officer's fine pair of collar-badges of the Royal Leicestershire, a good QVC pouch-badge of the 3rd Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers with "Salford" scroll; some OSD items, mainly metal, a few anodised; and another card, bearing cap and collar-badges, buttons and shoulder-titles (cloth and metal) of TA battalions of the RWF, SWB, KOSB, Cameronians, R Innis Fusiliers and Gloucestershire regiments, including a fine ST of T/4/grenade/RWF and similar ones for the 5th and 6th Battalions, also a cap and collar badges for the Brecknockshire Battalion. (2 cards, Lot) £150-200
162.    Insignia of Territorial Infantry Battalions
A card bearing cap and collar-badges, buttons and shoulder-titles (cloth and metal) of TA battalions of the Worcestershire, East Lancashire, East Surrey Regiments, and the DCLI and DWR, including pairs of STs of T/4/bugle/CORNWALL and T/5/bugle/CORNWALL; and another card, with similar items of TA battalions of the DWR, Border, Royal Sussex, and Hampshire Regiments, including a fine QEC cap-badge of the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Battalion in frosted silver, gilt and enamel. (2 cards, Lot) £120-180
163.    Insignia of Territorial Infantry Battalions
A card bearing cap and collar-badges, buttons and shoulder-titles (cloth and metal) of TA battalions of the South Staffordshire, Dorset, South Lancashire, Welsh and Black Watch; and another card, with similar items of the Black Watch, Oxf & Bucks LI, Essex Regiment and Sherwood Foresters, including an ST of T/5/NOTTS/AND/DERBY and a similar one for the 6th Battalion of the regiment. (2 cards, Lot) £120-180
164.    Insignia of Territorial Infantry Battalions
A card bearing cap and collar-badges, buttons and shoulder-titles (cloth and metal) of TA battalions of the Sherwood Foresters, Loyals, Northamptonshire (including the Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion), Royal Berkshire, Royal West Kent (including an ST of T/KENT/CYCLISTS), and KOYLI; and another card, with similar items of the KSLI, Middlesex, KRRC, Wiltshire, Manchester and North Staffordshire Regiments, including a pair of anodised collar-badges of the King's Shropshire & Herefordshire Light Infantry (2 cards, 155 items)
£120-180
165.    Insignia of Territorial Infantry Battalions
A card bearing cap and collar-badges, buttons and shoulder-titles of TA battalions of the North Staffordshire, York & Lancaster, DLI and HLI, including a four-part ST of T/6/Bugle/DURHAM and similar items for 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th Battalions of the HLI; and another card, with similar, mainly anodised, items of the Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders (including an ST of T/9/A&SH), London Yeomanry &Territorials, 51st Highland and 52nd Lowland Volunteers, Lancastrian, Fusilier, Wessex, Light Infantry, Yorkshire, Mercian and Welsh Volunteers, 5th Royal Green Jackets, and the Ulster Defence Regiment. (2 cards, 82 items) £100-150
166.    Insignia of County Territorial Regiments
Cap and collar-badges, and shoulder-titles in cloth and metal, of the Cambridgeshire, Herefordshire, Herefordshire Light Infantry, Hertfordshire and Monmouthshire Regiments, including a pair of fine gilt collar-badges of the Hertfordshire Regiment. (75 items) £120-180
167.    Insignia of Scottish and Irish Territorial Battalions
Items of Scottish and Irish Territorial Infantry Battalions, including those of the Seaforth, Gordon, Cameron and Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, Queen's Own Highlanders, Liverpool Scottish, Royal Ulster Rifles and Royal Irish Fusiliers. (Lot) £80-120
168.    Insignia of Infantry Brigades 1958 - 68
Cap and collar-badges, buttons and cloth shoulder-titles of Brigades including the Highland, Lowland, Home Counties, Lancastrian, Fusilier, Mercian, Midlands, East Anglian, Wessex, Yorkshire, Welsh, Northern Irish and Green Jackets. Including some fine examples of officers' items.
(79 items) £100-150
169.    Brigade of Gurkhas Insignia
Cap and collar badges, buttons and shoulder- titles of the 2nd, 6th, 7th and 10th Gurkha Rifles, Gurkha Engineers, Signals and Transport Regiment, including an 1857 - 1957 commemorative badge of the 2nd Gurkhas, officers' pouch belt plates of the 6th Gurkhas, Gurkha Engineers and the Gurkha Transport Regiment; a piper's plaid-brooch of the 10th Gurkhas, and arm badges of the 153rd and 154th Indian Parachute Battalions. (76 items) £120-180
170.    A group of ORs' Helmet Plates and HP Centres
A fine and extremely rare helmet plate centre for a senior NCO of the Suffolk Regiment, with circlet of ORs' pattern but richly gilded, the Castle and Key device as for officers, in white metal on black velvet. Universal Pattern QVC brass helmet-plate of the King's Regiment; a similar KC plate of the Border Regiment and a QEC plate for Drummers of the Royal Regiment of Wales; together with some 55 HP centres of line infantry regiments. (Lot) £180-250
171.    Infantry ORs' Headdress Badges.
Two ORs' Glengarry badges of the Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, together with items of the KSLI, Middlesex, Wiltshire, Manchester, North Staffordshire and York & Lancaster Regiments, and the Rifle Brigade, plus plastic badges of the Middlesex and Y&L (Lot) £100-150
172.    Scottish Officers' Badges.
A small badge of the Gordon Highlanders, with QEC and BYDAND scroll above the Stag's Head and coronet, with regimental title below; a Thistle badge with KC above; a small badge of St Andrew within a thistle wreath; and two sporran-badges of the Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders. All badges in white metal.
(5 items) £50-80
173.    Infantry Officers' Collar-Badges Post-1881.
Officers' badges, mainly paired, for regiments from the Lincolnshire to the Green Howards (except the Devonshire Regiment). Mainly OSD, a few gilt/white metal or anodised. (25 items) £100-200
174.    Infantry Officers' Collar-Badges Post-1881.
Officers' badges, mainly paired, for regiments from the Middlesex to the Gordon Highlanders. Mainly OSD, a few gilt/white metal or anodised. (30 items) £100-200
175.    Infantry Officers' Collar-Badges Post-1881.
Officers' badges, mainly paired, for regiments from the Welch to the KSLI. Mainly OSD or anodised, one embroidered, a few enamel, gilt and/or white metal. (44 items) £100-150
176.    Infantry Officers' Collar-Badges Post-1881.
Officers' badges, mainly paired, for regiments from the Royal Scots to the Norfolk Regiment). Mainly OSD, a few embroidered or enamel, gilt and/or white metal or anodised. (46 items) £120-180
177.    A collection of mainly officers' collar-badges. Examples for the East Surrey Regiment, DCLI, DWR, Border, R. Sussex, R. Hampshire, South Staffordshire, Dorset and Prince of Wales's Volunteers. Some gilt/white metal, some enamelled, some OSD, a few anodised.
(39 items) £120-180
178.    A collection of officers' collar-badges and other items.
A card with examples for Royal Scots Fusiliers, Cheshire Regiment, RWF, SWB, KOSB, Cameronians, R Inniskilling Fusiliers, Gloucestershire and Worcestershire Regiments. Some gilt/white metal or embroidered, some OSD, a few anodised; a card with examples for Camerons, R Irish Fusiliers, Connaught Rangers, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders and Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Mainly OSD or AA; and a card with assorted badges, mainly ORs', of the Buffs, the 12th (Suffolk) Regiment (QVC), 22nd (Cheshire), Gloucestershire, Worcestershire, Dorset, Loyal North Lancashire (KC), KOYLI (QEC) and a KC and Maid of Erin harp above a separate scroll inscribed Connaught Rangers. (3 cards, 58 items) £150-200
179.    An officer's Albert shako-plate of the West India Regiment.
The star bearing an oval disc inscribed with the regimental title, within sprays of laurel and palm leaves. The centre now attached with wire and lacking numeral. £150-250
180.    An officer's Albert shako-plate of the Cameronians.
A rare example. The gilt star inscribed 'Corunna' and 'Egypt' on the horizontal rays. Central circlet inscribed 'Cameronians' within a laurel wreath surmounted by a small Sphinx. Below the wreath a scroll inscribed 'China' above a small mullet in white enamel. Now with crude replacement centre to the circlet and lacking the Chinese dragon.
Note: A drawing made by Leila Ryan of a shako-plate of 1844 - 55 in the Cameronians Museum shows it as this example but the centre has '26' in gilt metal on a white enamel mullet, and a small dragon below the 'China' scroll.
£200-300
181.    35th (Royal Sussex) Regiment Officer's Pre-1881 Forage Cap Badge.
A Garter Star with Rousillon plume in silver embroidery, above number '35' in gold embroidery on scarlet cloth. £80-120
182.    British Infantry Officers' Headdress Badges
Officers' forage cap badges of the KSLI, Middlesex, Wiltshire, Manchester, York & Lancaster Regiments and the Rifle Brigade; OSD cap badges of the KSLI, Middlesex, North Staffordshire, Y&L and DLI; together with two cardboard sheets mounted with various badges, and loose items including an officer's helmet-plate centre of the Royal Sussex an officer's OSD back-badge of the Gloucestershire Regiment and a badge of the RGBW Regiment (Lot) £150-200
183.    Insignia of London Territorial Battalions
A depleted card retaining some items of the London Irish Rifles, including KC and QEC cap badges , a green cloth shoulder-title, and a fine QEC pouchbelt ornament of a crowned Harp within a shamrock wreath, above the regiment's WW1 and WW2 battle honours, all in white metal; and a card bearing cap and collar-badges, shoulder titles and buttons of The London Scottish Rifles and the 15th and 16th (County of London) Rifles (Civil Service Rifles and Queen's Westminsters), and the 17th (Poplar and Stepney) Rifles. Mainly KC, one QEC. (2 cards, 51 items) £300-450
184.    Insignia of the London Regiment.
A cap-badge, button and shoulder-title of the 25th (County of London Cyclist) Battalion; an officer's blackened metal pouch belt badge, gilt and bronze cap and collar-badges, buttons and STs of the Inns of Court Officer Training Corps pre-1932; officers' and ORs' cap and collar-badges of similar style (KC and QEC) but modified title-scroll, and an ST (also modified), of the Inns of Court Regiment post-1932; a rare cap-badge of the 1st/1st London Divisional Cyclist Company; and an arm-badge, metal STs and a TRF of The London Regiment c.1993. (31 items) £200-300
185.    Insignia of the London Regiment
Cap-badges and shoulder-titles of the 4th (City of London) and 1st Cadet Battalion; cap-badges and STs of the 5th Battalion (London Rifle Brigade); cap-badge, buttons and STs of the 6th Battalion (City of London Rifles); cap and collar-badges, and ST, of the 7th Battalion; and three buttons (one fine example in white metal mounted with a gilt grenade with 3 on the ball and LONDON scroll, within a laurel wreath. (27 items) £150-250
186.    Insignia of the Artists' Rifles and other units of the London Regiment
A card bearing four cap-badges displaying Mars and Minerva (one in blackened metal, one in brass and two in white metal, two with "Artists" scroll, the other two with "Artists Rifles") and a collar-badge in brass. Two buttons, a cloth shoulder-title inscribed ARTISTS, and two pairs of metal STs, two T/28/COUNTY of LONDON, the other two T/28/LONDON; and a depleted board, retaining a KC white metal cap-badge and two blackened metal STs of the 8th Battalion (Post Office Rifles); two cap-badges of the 9th (County of London) Regiment (Queen Victoria's) in blackened metal on scarlet cloth, a field cap badge (St George in white metal on a red cord boss), two blackened metal STs (different patterns) and one in brass, and cloth STs in red embroidery on a black ground. (2 cards, 28 items) £180-250
187.    Insignia of London Regiment battalions.
Cap and collar-badges, buttons and shoulder-titles of County of London units, including the pre-1912 10th (Paddington Rifles) and post-1912 10th (Hackney) battalions, the 11th (Finsbury Rifles), 12th (The Rangers), 13th (Princess Louise's Kensington), 14th (London Scottish Rifles), 16th (Queen's Westminster Rifles). (41 items) £180-250
188.    Insignia of London Regiment battalions.
Cap and collar-badges, buttons and shoulder-titles of County of London units, including the 19th (St Pancras), 20th (Blackheath & Woolwich), 21st (First Surrey Rifles), 22nd (The Queen's), 23rd and 24th (The Queen's). (27 items) £120-180
189.    Insignia of the Machine Gun Corps and Motor Machine Gun Service
Officers' bronze cap and collar-badges, ORs' brass cap-badges, and two patterns of shoulder-titles of the MMGS; officers' cap-badges in bronze, in silver or silver-plate for forage-cap, and in gilt (for mess dress); and examples of ORs' cap and collar-badges by Gaunt and other makers.
(24 items) £150-200
190.    Insignia of the Machine Gun Corps
ORs' brass cap-badges of various patterns; collar-badges, including a pair incorporating a scroll with Corps initials; officers' and ORs' brass buttons; a cloth shoulder-title and brass STs, including MGC/C and MGC/I for Cavalry and Infantry branches. Together with four proficiency badges of various grades, one in gold embroidery on blue cloth, the remainder in worsted on khaki. (22 items) £120-180
191.    Insignia of the Reconnaissance Corps
Officers' bronze and ORs' brass cap and collar-badges of various patterns, including a plastic cap-badge; other examples in silver, silver-plate, white metal and bimetal, including a cap-badge of the 15th Regt with the Scottish Lion superimposed, and one of the 49th Regt bearing the Yorkshire Rose. Together with officers' buttons, a cloth shoulder title and a green/yellow Arm of Service strip. (38 items) £180-250
192.    Insignia of the Royal Armoured Corps
A card displaying ORs' first pattern cap-badges, cloth and metal shoulder-titles and an Arm of Service strip. Many KC examples of cap and collar-badges of the second pattern in silver, silver-plate, white metal, bronze and plastic. QEC examples include white metal and anodised aluminium. Together with officers' and ORs' buttons, and worsted badges of rank on yellow cloth backing; and another card, of Commonwealth Armoured Corps insignia, largely depleted but retaining a cap-badge of the Australian Tank Corps, a KC cap-badge and a QEC cap and collar set of the Royal New Zealand Armoured Corps; and a KC metal and QEC cloth cap-badge of the Royal Canadian Armoured Corps. (2 cards, 45 items) £150-220
193.    Insignia of the Royal Tank Corps
A cap-badge and shoulder-title of the Heavy Machine Gun Corps; examples of cap and collar-badges (OSD and ORs') of the Tank Corps 1917 - 1924 by Gaunt, Firmin and other makers; arm-badges in worsted embroidery and metal; shoulder-titles and buttons; Royal Tank Corps pattern cap and collar-badges (OSD bronze and ORs' brass) of the 1924 and 1926 patterns in white metal. STs and buttons of the RTC, and a silver brooch hallmarked 1916. (49 items) £200-300
194.    Insignia of the Royal Tank Regiment
A card of officers' and ORs' cap-badges in silver, silver plate, white metal, blackened metal, silver embroidery and plastic. Collar-badges in gilt-and -silver, white metal, bronze and anodised metal. Cloth and brass shoulder-titles, buttons, two examples of the embroidered arm-badge, and a waist belt plate; and another card, bearing a cloth sleeve badge and STs of the RTR; an RAC WO1's KC khaki rank-badge; items of units (East Lancashire ACF and Leeds Rifles) converted to 41st and 45th RTR; QEC cap and collar-badges and buttons of the North Somerset Yeomanry; a metal ST inscribed NSY/44RTR and an ST embroidered North Somerset Yeomanry/ 44 RTR in white on black cloth; and an officer's cap-badge of A (Dorset Yeomanry) Squadron, Royal Wessex Yeomanry in gilt, white metal and enamel, and a woven arm-badge of the same unit. (2 cards, 61 items) £200-300
195.    Insignia of the Royal Tank Regiment Pipe Band
Two patterns of the large silver or white metal glengarry-badge worn by pipers, together with the plaid-brooch, bearing the KC above crossed machine guns, worn by the Pipe Major. (3 items) £120-180
196.    Royal Marine Artillery Insignia
An officer's Full Dress Grenade helmet-plate, forage-cap badge, pouch ornament and pouch-belt tip, OSD bronze collar-badges and QVC and KC gilt buttons; an OR's Full Dress helmet-plate, Undress cap-grenades for NCOs and ORs; forage-cap badge, ST and buttons. Together with approximately 25 buttons, including 5 QVC of various sizes, the remainder KC or QEC. (Lot)

£800-1200
197.    Royal Marines Light Infantry Insignia
An officer's QVC helmet-plate, a pair of dress collar-badges, a Victorian bimetal waistbelt clasp, a three-part sabretache-ornament, two pagri-badges, an OSD bronze cap and collar set, and gilt buttons; an OR's QVC helmet-plate and pre-1897 Glengarry badge ; an SNCO's two-part forage cap badge; a cap and collar-badge set for ORs, shoulder-titles and buttons, a QVC valise-badge, and a Victorian Colour Sergeant's rank-badge with Globe, crossed flags and Anchor within a laurel wreath, in gold and coloured embroidery on red cloth. (29 items) £600-900
198.    Royal Marines Insignia
A card bearing post-1922 items including an officer's KC helmet-plate; two ORs' helmet-plates (KC and QEC), and officers' and ORs' cap and collar-badges in gilt, bronze, white metal, gilding metal and AA; and a
depleted card, retainingWW1 period ST, cap and collar-badge of the Royal Marine Engineers; two cap-badges and shoulder-title of the Royal Marines Labour Corps; a King's Badgeman's badge dated March 1918, in gold embroidery on a blue circle; two pairs of QEC period metal STs of the Royal Marine Force Volunteer Reserve; two cloth Parachute Qualification badges, sundry buttons, and a badge of the US Marine Corps. Together with loose items including a white metal Globe with screw-post fixing, and an OSD two-piece cap-badge. (2 cards, approximately 95 items) £160-240
199.    Royal Marines Bands and Royal Yacht Insignia
ORs' KC Full Dress helmet-plates for Chatham, Plymouth, RMA and Portsmouth Divisions; cap-badges of the RMA band and Plymouth Division (incorporating the Prince of Wales's feathers); a brass shoulder-title; metal lyre collar-badges and embroidered globe and wreath collar-badges; together with five different QEC patterns of Royal Yacht STs, embroidered in gold or worsted on cloth of various colours. (22 items) £180-240
200.    Insignia of the Royal Naval Division
Officers' and Petty Officers' bronze cap-badges, shoulder-titles and buttons: cap-badges and STs of the Anson, Howe, Hood, Drake, Hawke and Nelson Battalions, and machine-gun companies.(28 items) £120-180
201.    Royal Naval Auxiliary Service, Admiralty, Customs and other Insignia.
A card bearing cloth arm-badges and shoulder-titles, mainly in red embroidery on blue cloth (one crossed anchor badge in gold embroidery), QEC Coast Guard badges and a QVC badge of Irish Lights; a number of lapel badges in gilt and enamel of the Sea Cadet Corps etc.; a depleted card, retaining cap-badges of the Royal Naval Motor Boat Reserve, Mine Clearance and Minewatching (later RN Auxiliary) Services and Volunteer Wireless Reserve; a shoulder-title of the RN Yacht Patrol; two cap-badges of HM Customs & Excise (GviR and GRI cyphers); KC cap-badges of a District Officer and a rating, with QVC, KC and QEC period buttons, of HM Coast Guard; and another card with items of the Admiralty Constabulary, including a brass badge of the Marine Police, three RMP shoulder-titles in brass and white metal, and a pair of white metal collar-badges as for Royal Marines; White metal KC cap and collar-badges of the Admiralty Constabulary, and a similar QEC cap-badge of the Admiralty Police, together with four crowned anchor buttons in white metal; together with a sergeant's stripes in silver Russia braid on blue cloth, a metal ST inscribed AMW, and two KCs, one in silver embroidery, the other in white metal. (3 cards, 59 items) £150-200
202.    Long Range Desert Group
A brass cap badge, with a scorpion and initials 'LRDG' incised within a circle. (Loop fixings now flattened).
£200-300
203.    Lot withdrawn
204.    Army Airborne Personnel
Cap and collar badges, shoulder-titles and buttons of the Army Air Corps, including a plastic cap badge and an officer's badge in hallmarked silver; KC Pilot's Wings and QEC Pilot's and Observer's Wings; Pegasus arm-badges and unofficial cloth shoulder-titles for individual Parachute Regiment battalions and 21 Independent Parachute Company; KC and QEC cap and collar badges of the Parachute Regiment, including a plastic cap-badge and an OR's cap badge of the Guards Independent Parachute Company on Household Division backing; cap and collar badges and buttons of the Glider Pilot Regiment, and Parachute Wings in gold and worsted embroidery. (76 items)
KC or QEC £150-200
205.    The First Embroidered Arm-Badges for Musicians
A card including a rare example of a 1855 Bugle-Major Royal Engineers special badge, the Musician's badge with crossed trumpets over harp (probably 1871), a Royal Artillery Lyre badge from 1856, and a 1870's Bandmaster's Crowned Lyre badge; together with six embroidered musicians' badges.
(11 items) £300-500
206.    Army and Air Force Chaplains and SRA Insignia
A card bearing pre-1952 cap and collar-badges of the Royal Army Chaplains Department, including five set in gilt and enamel, a chain-clasp and badges for Territorial and Jewish chaplains, and a pair of embroidered collar-badges for patrol-jacket; a card with KC and QEC badges, buttons and shoulder-flashes for Christian and Jewish chaplains, including five gilt and enamel badges for forage caps and embroidered beret-badges. Fine scarf-badges for officiating civilian chaplains, and badges for Scripture-Readers; and another card of RAF Chaplains' insignia including KC and QEC examples of cap and collar sets in gilt metal, enamel and embroidery, a stole-badge in gold embroidery, a good bimetal scarf-badge for ATC, and other items. (3 cards, 70 items) £160-240
207.    Commissariat, Supply and Transport Insignia
Including buttons of the Commissariat Department and Staff of various dates between 1810 and 1859; two (different) plates for 1869 pattern Army Service Corps shako; officers' helmet-plates of the ASC 1878 - 81 and the
Commissariat & Transport Corps 1881 - 88; two patterns of officer's waist-belt clasps for the Control Department 1869 - 74; officers' waist-belt clasps of the Commissariat Staff and Commissariat & Transport Staff, and the Royal Engineer Department c.1864, and ORs' QVC helmet-plates of the ASC (1878 - 81). (42 items) £300-400
208.    Military Train Battalion Shako Plates
A glazed frame containing fine gilt Sealed Patterns of Staff Sergeants' shako-plates, all identical except for the incised Battalion numerals (1 -6), with a note stating that the pattern was sealed in February 1859 and replaced in August 1865. Together with a list of locations of the individual battalions between those dates. (6 items) £80-120
209.    Military Train Insignia
Including an officer's pouch of the 2nd Battalion, in brown leather edged with narrow rows of gold embroidery, bearing a gilt 'MT' with '2' below
and part of the companion belt, also edged with gold embroidery and with wavy flat brass buckle, tip and slide; an officer's gilt pouch-badge 1865 - 69 and rectangular waist-plate in burnished gilt, mounted with 'MT' above '3'; officer's and OR's shako-plates 1865- 69, and an OR's shako-plate of the 2nd Battalion, 1857 - 65. (13 items) £300-500
210.    Royal Army Service Corps, RCT and RLC Insignia
Officers' Cloth Helmet plates of the ASC (QVC and KC). An OR's KC HP of ASC. Buttons and a stable belt clasp of the Royal Corps of Transport; sets of cap and collar badges for officers and ORs of the Royal Logistic Corps, with waist belt clasp and beret-badge, and sundry items including an arm-badge for Tank Transport Personnel. (24 items) £250-350
211.    Army Service Corps Insignia 1901-1936
Examples of Officers' and ORs' cap and collar badges and buttons of the ASC and RASC, including two fine examples of slightly different officers' gilt and enamel forage-cap badges with EVIIIR cypher. Also an officer's fine KC gilt pouch-badge of the ASC, together with some shoulder-titles and sundry items.
(48 items) £180-250
212.    Army Service Corps Insignia c1895-1911.
Officers' and ORs' cap and collar badges, buttons and shoulder titles, mainly of the Edwardian era. Including two officers' fine white metal badges for forage cap and field cap circa 1895 and two KC Full Dress waistbelt-clasps in gilt and white metal. Together with some ASC collar-badges. (44 items) £180-250
213.    RASC, RCT and War Department Fleet Insignia
A card bearing cloth shoulder-titles (khaki and coloured) of the RASC and RCT; an arm-badge of the Army Fire Service; formation-signs of RASC Southern Command, and badges of the War Department Fleet including an officer's embroidered cap-badge, buttons, arm-badges and trade/qualification badges in cloth and metal; and another card, with examples of officers' and ORs' cap and collar-badges, buttons and STs, including several officers' buttons in gilt and enamel (George VI and Elizabeth II), an OR's WW2 plastic cap-badge and a large headdress-plate for the RCT Band c.1980 (2 cards, 84 items) £150-200
214.    Medical Staff and Services
Including examples of buttons of the Medical Staff and Purveyors Department from c.1800 onwards; a fine pouch belt badge of the Medical Staff (with separate title scroll) and a rectangular gilt waist belt plate bearing WivR cypher in white metal; three officers' circular waist belt clasps of the Medical Staff and Army Medical Department; a Brigade Surgeon's pouch-badge as per 1883 Dress Regulations; a very fine plate for an officer's 1869 pattern shako of the Army Hospital Corps; an officer's cap and collar-badges of the RAMC and a General's OSD cap-badge; ORs' shako-plates of the Medical Staff Corps and Army Hospital Corps, and an NCO's pouch-badge of the AHC. (70 items)
£250-350
215.    Insignia of Medical Volunteers 1881 - 1908
Including officers' and ORs' QVC helmet-plates, some with unit titles including Forth VIB Beaver Company and Beaver Company, Clyde Volunteer Brigade; an officer's KC Royal Arms HP; two pouch- belt ornaments for officers or SNCOs; a breastplate ornament for an officer's charger; assorted 3-tier metal shoulder-titles of V/RAMC/Leeds, Maidstone, Devon, Liverpool etc; cap and collar-badges; an OR's glengarry-badge and collar-badges c.1890 - 1902 and Universal Pattern waistbelt clasp; a Piper's bonnet-badge, plaid-brooch, waistbelt-clasp and baldric-fittings. Together with an officer's black Morocco leather pouch edged with a double row of silver embroidery and bearing a QVC cypher, and companion pouch belt with three rows of embroidery and ornate white metal buckle, tip and slide. (Lot) £250-350
216.    Insignia of Royal Army Medical Corps Territorial Units
Cap and collar badges, metal shoulder-titles and a few buttons of TF and TA units, including three-part STs for T/RAMC/City of London, and similar items for Scottish, Bristol, Liverpool and Manchester; a VAD cap-badge and ST; cap-badges for the Ambulance Column, cloth arm-badges for ambulance drivers, a cloth ST for the TA Nursing Service, and assorted county VAD metal three-part STs for Devon, Cornwall and Middlesex; good indented buttons of the TA RAVC; together with a few items of the ASC TF and ATS. (Lot) £70-100
217.    Royal Army Medical Corps Insignia.
An officer's fine gilt KC Royal Arms helmet-plate and bimetal waistbelt-clasp; pagri badges (one with "In Arduis Fidelis" scroll), an unidentified silver badge of the same pattern but with fixings as for a pouch ornament, two WW2 period OSD bronze collar-badges with scroll inscribed Allied Forces Base Hospital, and another collar-badge, cast without crown and with an A below; an OR's KC helmet-plate and two QVC brass collar-badges of the Militia Medical Staff Corps; an officer's QEC embroidered beret badge and sundry minor items. (15 items) £150-250
218.    Royal Army Medical Corps Insignia.
A card with officers' collar-badges pre-1904 (QVC), and cap-and-collars sets of the KC period (bimetal and OSD bronze), with some variants, KC post-1950 (with In Arduis Fidelis scroll), and QEC; ORs cap-and-collars sets of the same patterns, with a plastic badge of WW2 period and an anodised QEC set. Together with officers' and ORs' brass buttons of QVC, KC and QEC periods; and another card, with five assorted brass RAMC shoulder-titles; three khaki cloth slip-ons; four shoulder-titles in white embroidery on dark red cloth; WW2 shoulder-flashes of 1 and 2 Medical Commando; a Medical Orderly's circular sleeve-badge pre-1930 and a WW1 armlet-badge for RAMC personnel; a Southern Command formation-sign for RAMC units, a DZ patch for 23 Field Ambulance and a Gulf War arm-badge for 32 Field Hospital RAMC.
(2 cards, 75 items) £150-200
219.    Shoulder Titles of RAMC Territorial Units
A collection of three-piece metal titles (eg T/RAMC/WEST RIDING) for nine counties or districts; together with three similar titles for territorial RFA units (1st Lowland, City of Glasgow and East Anglia). (16 items) £70-100
220.    Board of Ordnance Insignia
Items of the Board of Ordnance and related organisations, including buttons of the Royal Military Artificers (1787 - 1813), the Military Store Department (1857), Military Store Staff (1864) and Ordnance Store Department (1883); officers' helmet-plates of the Ordnance Store Corps (1881), the Army Ordnance Department (1898 -1902 and 1902 -1918); and a shako plate of the Military Store Staff Corps. Officers' waistbelt clasps of the Ordnance Store Department and Army Ordnance Department; officer's cap and collar-badges for forage cap and OSD; an OR's helmet-plate, collar-badges and single shoulder-title of the Ordnance Store Corps; and an OR's waistbelt-clasp of the Army Ordnance Corps inscribed South Africa 1899 - 1900. (60 items) £250-400
221.    Insignia of the Royal Army Ordnance Corps
A card of fine examples of officers' and ORs' cap and collar- badge patterns of 1918, including an OSD bronze set and a rare gilt pagri-badge, 1947 - 1949 (showing change of motto scroll), and post-1949 (without enamel), KC and QEC; and another card, showing three ORs' Full Dress brass helmet-plates (two QVC, one KC), pagri-badges for officers and ORs, STs and buttons. Together with a number of miscellaneous RAOC items. (2 cards, 60 items) £180-250
222.    Insignia of the Royal Army Ordnance Corps and Royal Logistic Corps
Including assorted patterns of cloth (mainly black lettering on khaki or dark blue on scarlet) and metal shoulder-titles, buttons (KC and QEC). Together with officers' cap-badges in gilt, white metal and enamel, and a beret-badge in embroidery, and ORs' in anodised metal; and another card, showing RAOC Conductors' and Ammunition Technicians' badges, including Conductors' Royal Arms badges in metal or embroidery (gold on coloured cloth and worsted on khaki); Ammunition Examiners' qualification badges, in worsted embroidery on khaki or in brass for wear on khaki drill; and Ammunition Technicians' post-1950 flaming bomb insignia in brass, gold embroidery on coloured cloth or worsted on khaki. (2 cards, 55 items) £100-150
223.    Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers
A card with assorted sleeve-badges and shoulder-titles etc; REME Units Southern Command formation signs (embroidered and printed), a 1st Pattern REME cap badge, telecoms and radar technicians' employment badges, a QEC centre for a REME Bandsman's helmet plate and Army Cadet Force shoulder-titles; a depleted card, retaining two waistbelt clasps, one for stable belt, the other a domed rectangular brass plate mounted with Corps cap badge, possibly for the REME Band; a card with various patterns of buttons and metal and cloth STs and arm of service strips, Tradesmans' badges in gold embroidery on scarlet or blue, or drab worsted on khaki, together with a bronze example worn on KD in West Africa; and another card, displaying first and second patterns of cap and collar-badges, including officers' fine examples of the pre-1947 pattern in gilt and bronze, and ORs' items in gilding metal and plastic; and post-1947 badges, including five in gold embroidery. (4 cards, 90 items) £150-200
224.    RAPC, AGC and Corps of Military Accountants Insignia
A card displaying buttons, assorted shoulder-titles (metal and cloth) and a formation sign of the RAPC; shoulder titles, cap and collar badges of the CMA including officers' fine examples in gilt and bronze; and 1st and 2nd Pattern cap and collar-badges of the Adjutant General's Corps; and another card with sets of cap and collar-badges, KC and QEC, including superb examples of officer's forage cap and beret badges of the RAPC in gilt and white metal, and for SD cap in bronze; and examples of officers' and ORs' badges of the AGC. (2 cards, 76 items) £100-150
225.    Army Pay Department and RAPC insignia
Two officers' fine QVC circular waist belt clasps of the Control Department and Army Pay Department; officers' buttons and cap and collar-badges of the APD in gilt and bronze; an OR's helmet plate and cap-badges of the APC: officers' badges of the RAPC in gilt and bronze. (36 items) £150-200
226.    Insignia of the Royal Army Veterinary Corps
Including an OR's KC brass helmet-plate with initials AVC in white metal in the centre; cap and collar sets with AVC monogram and the later RAVC design bearing the Centaur, for officers and ORs, including OSD bronze examples of both patterns. Buttons and metal STs, a cloth shoulder-title and embroidered beret-badge. Mainly KC period, some QEC examples. (35 items) £80-120
227.    Insignia of the Royal Army Veterinary Corps
Two officers' helmet-plates of the Army Veterinary Department (one QVC, the other KC); a gilt tip of an officer's pouch-belt, with VR cypher; officers' buttons of the AVD, with VR or EviiR cypher; officers' indented buttons of the Army Veterinary Service, with EviiR or GvR
cyphers; and an officer's Full Dress gilt waistbelt plate, mounted with GvR cypher. Together with two badges and a button of the Army Remount Service. (24 items) £250-400
228.    Small Arms School Corps and School of Musketry Badges
Cap and collar badges, buttons, cloth and metal shoulder-titles of the SASC, including sleeve-badges in gold embroidery, including post-1931 badges incorporating the Vickers Machine Gun, and a King's Shield arm badge dated 1936. (29 items) £50-80
229.    Army Education Insignia
Officers', WOs' and NCOs' cap and collar badges of the Corps of Army Schoolmasters, Inspectors of Army Schools, Army Educational Corps and RAEC, including an officer's fine Full Dress helmet-plate of the AEC, as per 1934 Dress Regulations. (50 items) £200-250
230.    Royal Army Dental Corps Insignia
An officer's fine gilt KC Full Dress helmet-plate with small ADC monogram in white metal within the Garter; officers' buttons and cap-and-collars sets of the KC period (bimetal and OSD bronze) with ADC monogram within a wreath, officers' cap-and-collar set (including a bronze cap-badge) of the 1948 (sword and dragon) pattern, and similar badges of the QEC period. ORs' cap and collar-badges of the same patterns. Two cloth shoulder-titles and two patterns of metal STs. (42 items) £180-250
231.    Pioneer Corps and Labour Corps Insignia
A card mounted with officers' QEC silver plate cap and collar-badges, and ORs' brass and anodised badges, of the RPC pre and post 1985; an officer's cap badge of the Royal Logistic Corps post-1993; khaki and coloured cloth shoulder-titles for the Auxiliary Military Pioneer Corps, Pioneer Corps and RPC; and another card, with Labour and Pioneer Corps items including a cap badge and STs of the Labour Corps; officers' and ORs' collar-badges of Pioneer Service Battalions, STs of the Non Combatant Labour Corps: officers' fine badges of the Pioneer Corps in silver plate and bronze, ORs' cap and collars, and STs of the RPC. (2 cards, 64 items) £120-180
232.    Intelligence Corps Insignia
Officers' and ORs' KC and QEC cap and collar-badges in white metal, bronze, brass and anodised metal, cloth and metal shoulder-titles; anodised buttons and miscellaneous items, including a badge of the War Office Censorship Branch c.1940 (29 items) £70-100
233.    Army Gymnastic Staff and PT Corps Insignia
A card displaying a QVC helmet-plate, cap, collar and arm badges, buttons and shoulder-titles for QVC, KC and QEC periods, including officers' cap-badges in gilt and white metal, and a beret badge in gold and silver embroidery; and another card with items including cloth shoulder-titles, Instructors' arm-badges and vest-badges (one in gold embroidery), and Army Athletic Association badges for tracksuit in red embroidery and for blazer in gold embroidery on blue cloth. (2 cards, 43 items) £100-150
234.    Army Catering Corps Insignia
Officers' and ORs' KC and QEC cap and collar-badges of all patterns from 1942 until the absorption of the ACC into the Royal Logistic Corps. Examples in gold embroidery, gilt, gilding and anodised metal, and WW2 OSD bronze and plastic cap-badges. Together with brass buttons and shoulder-titles, anodised buttons and cloth shoulder-titles. (40 items) £80-120
235.    Military Police and Regimental Police
A Warrant Officer's KC silver-plated cap and collar-badges; an officer's QEC cap and collar-badges; NCOs' caps and collars in gilding and anodised metal; officers' embroidered mess dress collar badges; a WW2 Formation sign and Regimental Police brassard; and another card, with items of the Military Mounted and Foot Police, and the Corps of Military Police, including two NCOs' helmet plates (QVC and KC), buttons and STs of the MMP and MFP: cap-badges for MFP and MP in brass, gilding metal, bronze and plastic; gilt metal KC cap-badge and buttons for Provost Marshal; and shoulder titles for the CMP in cloth and brass. (2 cards, 57 items) £150-200
236.    Military Prison Staff and Army Legal Services
A card displaying an extremely rare helmet-plate of a Prison Governor as described in Dress Regulations 1894, with QVC gilt Royal Arms, together with buttons and a circular gilt waist belt clasp with white metal Royal Cypher in the centre; cap-badges (KC and QEC), buttons, shoulder-titles (metal and cloth) of the Military Provost Staff Corps; cap and collar-badges, buttons and embroidered beret-badge of the ALS/ ALC; and another card bearing items of Constabulary and Guard Services, cap and collar-badges, and buttons of Barrack Wardens, WD Constabulary and MoD Police; cap-badges for MoD Guard Service, Northern Ireland Security Guard Service and Military Provost Guard Service. (2 cards, 67 items)
£150-250
237.    Insignia of Womens' Services and Army Nursing Services
A card of printed or embroidered ATS and FANY shoulder-titles on khaki and coloured cloth, an ATS metal beret-badge, trade badges for Experimental Assistants Gunnery, a WRAC brass waistbelt clasp, and badges for WRAC personnel posted to the Guards Depot; a card with
ATS officers' cap and collar-badges, in gilt and OSD bronze, including a pre-June 1941 gilt coronet rank-badge for a Senior Commandant (equating to Major); ORs' cap-badges in brass and plastic; metal shoulder-titles etc; WRAC officers' cap and collar-badges in gilt and white metal (KC and QEC sets), with bronze OSD cap and embroidered beret badge, gilt buttons and an ST; ORs' bimetal cap and collar-badges, QEC anodised cap-badges and buttons; and sundry brooches and Association badges etc; and another card displaying Army Nursing Services Insignia, including rare gilt and white metal collar-badges of the Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service (regular and Reserve) and the Territorial Army Nursing Service; metal and embroidered cap-badges of the Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps, collar-badges, buttons, and shoulder-titles in cloth and metal. Together with three OSD badges of the RAMC. (3 cards, 79 items) £180-250
238.    Womens' Services Insignia.
A card of WRAC rank and trade badges, including cloth shoulder-titles and officers' rank-sleeves; rank-badges for WOs and Sergeants and tradeswomens' qualification badges, on "beech brown" coloured cloth, mainly in worsted embroidery for No.2 Dress, a few for No.1 Dress in gold embroidery; and trade badges for PTIs and Ammunition Technicians, and for personnel attached to RA and R Signals; a card of Womens' Auxiliary and Volunteer metal shoulder-titles, badges and brooches, mainly WW1 period, of the Womens' Army Auxiliary Corps (officers' in bronze, with roses indicating rank in lieu of stars; ORs' in gilding metal) and Queen Mary's Army Auxiliary Corps; STs, collar-badges and nursing brooches of the Scottish Womens' Hospital; a badge of the Womens' Volunteer Reserve and the First Aid Nursing Yeomanry; an ST of the Volunteer Service Legion; a good cap-badge and ST of the Womens' Forage Corps; and a Board of Agriculture Land Worker's badge; and another, slightly depleted, board, retaining a metal shoulder-title, cap and collar-badges of the Womens' Transport Services (F.A.N.Y.); bronze badges of the Mechanised Transport Corps and Ministry of Supply drivers, Home Guard Auxiliaries and American Ambulance Great Britain. A gilt and enamel badge of the Womens' Land Army, a plastic Timber Corps badge of the WLA and an arm-badge of the WLA Army Auxiliary Service in orange and yellow embroidery on green cloth. Together with a gilt, white metal and enamel badge of the Womens' Section of the British Legion, and an unidentified brass badge of a KC above entwined initials WV. (3 cards, 64 items) £150-250
239.    Red Cross, Police and Fire Service Insignia
A card bearing a KC metal cap badge and 4 buttons of the National Fire Service; a Fire Watcher's lapel-badge in enamel: three blue cloth badges of the NFS numbered in red embroidery, and five blue shoulder-titles for various Fire Guard personnel; a slightly depleted card of items of the Ministry of Defence Police and Fire Service, including cap badges and STs of the Air Ministry Constabulary and AF Department Police; cap badges of the Air Ministry, Air Force Department and MoD Fire Services; and KC and QEC badges for Admiralty, Air Ministry, War Office and MoD Messengers; and another depleted card with Cornish Red Cross, Police and Fire Brigade Insignia, including a cap-badge, button, brass STs, blue shoulder-strap bearing Red Cross rank badges, a cloth ST and enamelled lapel-badge of the Cornish Red Cross; and items of the Scouts, the Cornish Fire Brigade, and the Cornwall Constabulary. (3 cards, 63 items) £100-150
240.    Insignia of the RMC Sandhurst, RMA Woolwich and RMA Sandhurst
Cap badges and STs, including a fine QVC HP of the RMA Cadet Company, QVC and KC Field Cap badges for the RMC, with appropriate cyphers, in gilt, silver and enamel, a Gentleman Cadet's waist belt clasp, together with assorted KC and QEC cap badges for the RMA Sandhurst. (35 items) £150-200
241.    Insignia of Army Training Organisations
A card of items of the Royal Military School of Music and other schools, including cap badges of Student Bandmasters at Kneller Hall; an officer's cap badge of the Corps of Army Music, and insignia of The Duke of York's Royal Military School, Welbeck College CCF, Queen Victoria's School Dunblane, and the Army Foundation College; a card of items of the Junior Leaders and Army Apprentices Schools, including KC and QEC cap badges of the Infantry Boys Battalion (later Junior Leaders Regiment), buttons and shoulder-titles of the Army Technical School, and insignia of the Army Apprentices School, including cap and collar badges, stable belt buckle and plaid brooch; and another card bearing items including a good cap badge of the Household Brigade Officer Cadet Battalion in gilding metal and white enamel, together with cap badges of the General Service Corps (one plastic); cap badges, shoulder titles, etc, for other Training organisations including Mons Officer Cadet School. (3 cards, 88 items) £180-250
242.    Officer Training Corps Insignia of nine schools
Cap badges, buttons and metal STs relating to Cambridge & County School, Campbell College, Canford, Charterhouse, Cheltenham, Chigwell, Christ's College Brecon, Christ's Hospital, and Churcher's College. (37 items) £70-100
243.    Officer Training Corps Insignia of eight schools
Cap badges, buttons and metal STs relating to Brentwood, Bridlington, Brighton College, Brighton GS, Bristol GS, Bromsgrove, Buckland and Bury GS. (23 items) £70-100
244.    Officer Training Corps Insignia of nine schools
Cap badges, buttons and metal STs relating to Bedford Modern School, Bedford School, Berkhamstead, Birkenhead, Bishop Veseys GS, Bloxham, Blundells Tiverton, Bournemouth and Bradfield School. (32 items)
£70-100
245.    Officer Training Corps Insignia of eight schools
Cap badges, buttons and metal STs relating to King's School, Canterbury, King's Grantham, King's Rochester, King's Warwick, King's Worcester, Lancing College, Leeds GS and the Leys School Cambridge. (24 items)
£70-100
246.    Oxford University OTC insignia
A QVC helmet-plate of ORs' style in white metal; cap, collars and buttons of the UOTC including 4 patterns of cap-badge, cap-badges of Cavalry, RA, RE and R Signals, most with OUOTC scrolls, mainly KC period but two QEC; a cloth and a metal shoulder-title. (39 items) £120-180
247.    OTC items of eight schools
A card of cap badges, buttons and metal shoulder titles of Aldenham, Alleyns, All Hallows, Ampleforth, Ardingley, Barnard Castle, Bath College and Beaumont OTCs; and another card, bearing a bronze badge of a Stag with scroll inscribed Herts Cadets, possibly of Bishops Stortford OTC; an RA Gun badge and a badge of the Dorset Regiment, stated to be for Ardrossan Academy and Clayesmore School Blandford respectively. (2 cards, 32 items) £70-100
248.    Officer Training Corps Insignia of nine schools
Cap badges, buttons and metal STs for Skinnners School, Solihull GS, Stamford, Stonyhurst, Stowe, Sutton Valence, Taunton, Tonbridge (including fine gilt collar-badge) and Trent College, Derbyshire. (36 items) £70-100
249.    Cloth Insignia of School Combined Cadet Forces.
A card bearing cloth badges of school CCFs, including embroidered cap badges for Eton and Winchester; printed or woven arm badges for Hereford Cathedral School, Eastbourne College, Stonyhurst, Brentwood, Clifton, Sir Roger Manwood's School, Monmouth and Elizabeth College, Guernsey; and another card, with shoulder titles and Proficiency Stars of CCF Units, some including the initials JTC or CCF, for schools including Ampleforth, Dean Close, Harrow, Hurstpierpoint, Malvern, Tonbridge, Uppingham and Winchester. Together with three worsted 4-pointed stars for Certificate A, and an embroidered star for Certificate B. (2 cards, 28 items) £80-120
250.    Insignia of University Officers Training Corps.
A card bearing items of London and Manchester UOTCs, including metal and cloth shoulder-titles and KC cap and collar sets in brass and bronze metal for London, with QEC anodised badges, together with badges of RE, RA and RAMC; cap-badges (metal and embroidered) and buttons for Manchester; and another card, displaying OTC insignia for Glasgow (later incorporating Strathclyde), Leeds and Liverpool Universities, including cap and collar-badges and shoulder titles for Glasgow UOTC, plus anodised items and badges of RA, RE, R Signals and RAMC; cap-badges, buttons and shoulder titles for Leeds UOTC, and cloth shoulder titles for Liverpool (other badges as for the King's Regt). (2 cards, 84 items) £120-180
251.    Insignia of University Officers Training Corps.
A card bearing items of Dublin and Durham University OTCs, including
two patterns of cap badge, plus collar-badge, buttons and brass shoulder-title, for Dublin UOTC, and cap-badges (two patterns) for Durham OTC, together with buttons and a metal shoulder-title; and another card, with insignia for Birmingham and Bristol Universities, including a cap and collar set, plus other cap badges (including two embroidered beret badges) buttons and shoulder-titles (metal and cloth) for Bristol UOTC, and buttons, cap badges (metal and anodised) for Birmingham, plus two good collar badges.
(2 cards, 45 items) £120-180
252.    Cambridge University OTC insignia
A pre-1878 shako plate, buttons, four KC cap badges in white metal and bronze, plus QEC cap and collar set in anodised metal; collar badges for cavalry and other arms sections in white metal and bronze, and 2 cloth shoulder-titles. (37 items) £100-150
253.    Insignia of University Officers Training Corps.
A card of items of Aberdeen and Queen's Belfast University OTCs: cap badges in brass and white metal, Glengarry and collar badges, button and metal shoulder title for Aberdeen UOTC; KC and QEC cap badges for Queens Belfast, buttons and pairs of collar badges in gilt and bronze, shoulder-titles in cloth and metal; and another card, bearing OTC insignia for Edinburgh and Exeter Universities: glengarry, cap and collar-badges in gilding metal, white metal and bronze, buttons, cloth and metal shoulder titles for Edinburgh UOTC and Royal Dick Veterinary College; a pre-1955 cap-badge of University College Exeter OTC and later items. (67 items)
£120-180
254.    Insignia of University Officers Training Corps.
A card of OTC insignia for Nottingham, Reading and St Andrews Universities, the Royal College of Surgeons and Royal Veterinary College of Ireland, including buttons, cap and collar-badges and shoulder titles for Nottingham: buttons and bronze cap badge for Reading, button and shoulder title for R College of Surgeons Ireland; a cap-badge for RVC, Ireland; KC cap-badges, buttons and shoulder titles for St Andrews; and another card, with items of various OTCs including buttons, cap and collar-badges and shoulder titles for Sheffield UOTC; a bronze cap and shoulder title for Southampton; an anodised Glengarry badge for Tayforth; and a brass shoulder title, buttons, cap-badges (bronze and GM) and sundry anodised items for the University of Wales. (64 items) £100-150
255.    School OTC Badges
Insignia including cap and collar-badges, shoulder-titles and buttons, of Felstead School, Fettes College, Forest School Walthamstow, Framlingham College, Heriot School, Watsons College, Giggleswick School, Glasgow Academy and Glasgow High School. (27 items) £120-180
256.    School OTC Badges
Insignia including cap and collar-badges, shoulder-titles and buttons, of Edinburgh Academy (including three medallions), Elizabeth College, Guernsey, Ellesmere College, Emanuel School, Eton College and Exeter School. (31 items) £120-180
257.    School OTC Badges
Insignia including cap and collar-badges, shoulder-titles and buttons, of
Denstone College, Derby School, Dollar Academy, Dover College, Downside School, Dulwich College, Durham School and Eastbourne College. (27 items) £100-150
258.    School OTC Badges
Insignia including cap-badges, shoulder-titles and buttons, of Hertford GS, Highgate School, Hillhead HS, The Hulme GS, Hurstpierpoint College, Hymer College, The Imperial Service College and Ipswich School. (25 items) £100-150
259.    School OTC Badges
Insignia including cap and collar-badges, and shoulder-titles, of Kelvinside Academy, King Edward VII's School Sheffield, Bury St Edmunds School, King Edward's School, Bath, King Edward's School Birmingham, King William's School, Isle of Man, King's College Taunton, King's College School Wimbledon, and King's School Bruton. (22 items) £120-180
260.    School OTC Badges
Insignia including cap and collar-badges, shoulder-titles and buttons, of Liverpool College, Liverpool Collegiate and Liverpool Institute, Llandovery College, Loretto School, Louth School, Magdalen College Oxford School, Maidstone GS and Malvern College. (28 items) £100-150
261.    School OTC Badges
Insignia including cap and collar-badges, shoulder-titles and buttons, of Marlborough College, Merchant Taylors School, Crosby, Merchant Taylors School, Merchiston Castle School, Mill Hill School, Monkton Combe School, Monmouth GS and Morrison's Academy. (32 items) £150-200
262.    School OTC Badges
Insignia including cap and collar-badges, shoulder-titles and buttons, of Mount St Mary School, Chesterfield, Newcastle HS, Newton College, Nottingham HS, Oakham School, The Oratory School, Oundle School and Perse School, Cambridge. (31 items) £120-180
263.    School OTC Badges
Insignia including cap and collar-badges, shoulder-titles and buttons, of the City of London School, Clifton College, Coatham School, Redcar, Cranbrook School, Cranleigh School, Stewarts School, Dartford GS and Dean Close School, Cheltenham. (32 items) £100-150
264.    School OTC Badges
Insignia including cap and collar-badges, shoulder-titles and buttons, of Trinity College, Glenalmond, Greshams School, Grimsby College, Haberdashers' Aske's School, Haileybury College, Handsworth GS, Harrow School, Hereford Cathedral School and Herne Bay College.
(31 items) £100-150
265.    School OTC Badges
Insignia including cap and collar-badges, shoulder-titles and buttons, of Whitgift School, Wilson's GS, Winchester College, Wolverhampton GS, Woodbridge School, Worksop College and Wrekin College. (27 items)
£120-180
266.    School OTC Badges
Insignia including cap-badges, shoulder-titles and a few buttons, of UCS London, Uppingham School, Victoria College Jersey, Wantage School, Wellingborough GS, Wellington College, Wellington School, Westminster School and Weymouth College. (30 items) £150-200
267.    School OTC Badges
Insignia including cap and collar-badges, shoulder-titles and buttons, of St John's School, Leatherhead, St Lawrence's College, Ramsgate, St Paul's School (including an officer's pattern waistbelt clasp), St Peter's School York, Sebright School, Worcestershire, Sedbergh School, Sherborne School, Shrewsbury School and Sir Roger Manwood's School, Sandwich. (35 items) £180-250
268.    School OTC Badges
Insignia including cap and collar-badges, shoulder-titles and buttons, of St Albans School, St Bee's School, St Dunstan's College, St Edmund's College, Ware, St Edmund's School, Canterbury, and St Edward's School, Oxford. (17 items) £80-120
269.    School OTC Badges
Insignia including cap and collar-badges, shoulder-titles and buttons, of Rossall School, RGS Guildford, RGS Wycombe, RGS Lancaster, RGS Newcastle, RGS Worcester, RHS Edinburgh, Rugby School and Rutlish School. (32 items) £150-200
270.    School OTC Badges
Insignia including cap-badges, shoulder-titles and buttons, of Peter Symonds' School, Winchester, Plymouth College, Portora Royal School, Enniskillen, Portsmouth GS, Queen Mary's GS, Walsall, Radley College, Reading School, Reigate GS and Repton School. (23 items) £100-150
271.    Cadet Force Insignia
A card displaying a collection of cap and collar-badges, buttons and medals of the Boys Brigade, Church Lads Brigade (including CLB units affiiated to KRRC), Jewish Lads Brigade, Scottish Cadets and Public Secondary Schools Association; and another card with ten embroidered or printed shoulder-titles of Cadet Units of Brighton Grammar School, St Patrick's College etc; together with three formation signs and a WO2's worsted rank crown. (2 cards, 53 items) £120-180
272.    An assortment of World War 2 Civil Defence, Nursing and other material
Some 40 various lapel-badges, including 5 ARP badges (one in hallmarked silver), St John Ambulance, WVS, Red Cross, AFS, War Munitions Volunteer, Anti German Union, On War Service, Aircraft Workers, GWR and LNER Railway Services etc; cap-badges of the Red Cross, ATS and Cornwall Constabulary, and a BRCS Associate brassard. A miniature medal of the TA Nursing Service. NAAFI metal collar-badges and SSAFA items; a bronze cap-badge, finely struck with initials 'CVWW' in gilt, and two others, one in bronze, the other in gilding metal, with scroll inscribed 'NACB', and a cap-badge and collar-badge both inscribed 'BLOOD AND FIRE' . A pair of chromium-plated chinscales for an AFS fireman's helmet. Documents including a Home Guard Pocket Book, various ID cards, including two National Registration ID cards (dated 1945 and 1950), Air Raid Precautions Pamphlet No 3 (Aug 1941), Petrol coupons, an ARP cigarette-card album (one card missing), a pamphlet entitled "Uniforms and Intelligence Data of the German Forces", and a Sten Gun Manual. An ARP matchbox-holder, and a sterilising outfit for water-bottles (complete with contents), etc. (Lot) £150-200
273.    British Red Cross Insignia
Cap-badges for senior officers, and for various individual counties, collar-badges and shoulder-titles; enamelled lapel-badges, St John Ambulance metal badges, STs and pouch-badges etc; together with an OR's KC helmet-plate of ASC Territorials and an RASC piper's plaid-brooch. (Lot)
£60-90
274.    Insignia of the British Red Cross Society
A collection of medals and other items awarded to Mrs Winnifred Osborne of the Cornwall Red Cross, including a bar bearing the WW2 Defence medal and Voluntary Service Medal with three clasps; four enamelled Red Cross Proficiency or Merit medals, seven lapel-badges, a shoulder-title inscribed Red Cross Cornwall, and a cap or collar-badge.
(14 items) £70-100
275.    Civil Defence and ARP Insignia
A card displaying four gilt and enamel lapel-badges and 23 shoulder-titles or arm-badges, in yellow worsted embroidery on blue cloth, indicating the area or branch; together with an anodised QEC badge and cloth shoulder-title of the Mobile Defence Corps; a card of mainly cloth items, including area badges for Cornwall CD and WVS, branch shoulder-flashes, rank-stripes and service chevrons; two cap-badges of the Port of London River Emergency Service, and three metal lapel-badges of the WVS and Hospital Service; and another card, bearing ARP badges in white metal, buttons and enamelled lapel badges of the ARP and CD; a blue cloth armband inscribed CIVIL DEFENCE; and blue cloth shoulder-flashes embroidered in yellow worsted with branch specialisations, and Service chevrons (3 cards, 93 items) £150-200
276.    Motor Volunteer Corps, Army Motor Reserve etc
A silvered white metal cap-badge, collar-badge and buttons of the Motor Volunteer Corps: buttons and a magnificent gilt cap-badge and waist belt clasp of the Army Motor Reserve, with bronze cap and collar set; together with badges of the King's Messenger Service and the Motor Transport Volunteers. (25 items) £160-240
277.    Badges of Units formed in World War I
Including cap-badges and shoulder titles of the Household Battalion, an officer's magnificent forage cap badge and collar badge of the Machine Gun Guards, officers' forage cap and SD cap-badges of the Guards Machine Gun Regiment; and badges of the Army Cyclist Corps. (35 items) £700-1000
278.    Kitchener's Army Units (1)
Cap-badges of the Frontiersmen (including an officer's fine gilt example), Jewish Battalions of the Royal Fusiliers, Liverpool Pals (incl one in HM silver and an OSD), the Leeds Pals; and shoulder titles for 1st and 2nd Sportsmans Battalions RF, 2nd and 3rd Liverpool Pals etc.
(19 items) £300-450
279.    Kitchener's Army Units (2)
Shoulder titles, cap and collar-badges of the Tyneside Scottish (4 types, including an officer's cap in silver); officers' and ORs' shoulder-strap badges of the Tyneside Irish: and cap-badges and shoulder titles of the Birmingham Pals battalions of the Warwickshire Regiment. (23 items) £350-500
280.    WW1 Service Battalions of Regular Infantry Regiments
Cap badges including the 20th Bn Lancashire Fusiliers, 11th (Lonsdale) Bn, Border Regiment and 16th (Cardiff City) Bn, the Welch Regiment; and shoulder titles of the 10th Royal West Kent, 18th Pioneer Bn, Middlesex Regiment, 12th (Sheffield) Bn, York & Lancaster, 24th (Oldham Pioneers) and 16th - 23rd Battalions of the Manchester Regiment, and 14th (Young Citizens) Bn, Royal Irish Rifles. (25 items) £300-400
281.    Volunteer Training Corps Insignia
A badge of the Athletes Volunteer Force, and Regimental badges of VTC units of Caernarvonshire, Cornwall (2), Cheshire, Denbighshire, Derbyshire, Devonshire, Dumfriesshire, Hampshire, Kent (2), Lancashire (3), Northamptonshire, Staffordshire, Sussex (2) and the West Riding. Mainly in white metal, bronze or gilding metal; some enamelled.
(20 items) £200-300
282.    Volunteer Training Corps Insignia of London Units
Badges incorporating the City Arms, of Groups A and B of the London Volunteers, including the Scottish Company, with shoulder-titles of the City of London National Guard (CLNG/V) and a lapel-badge, and badges of four of the County of London battalions. Together with a woven Marksman's badge, an enamelled Proficiency Badge and a bronze VTC shoulder-title. (17 items) £180-250
283.    Insignia of Reserve Organisations of WW1 and later
National Reserve (previously Veteran Reserve) oval enamelled badges c.1913, for London and various counties; cap-badges and shoulder-titles of the Royal Defence Corps; similar items of the National Defence Company, with various cyphers including EviiiR and GviR; an Army Emergency Reserve (AER) QEC lapel-badge; an officer's QEC cap badge of the Mobile Defence Corps, and an OR's cap and collar badges of the same Corps; and a TA Imperial Service tablet in white metal. (Lot) £70-100
284.    A Georgian Officer's Epaulette
A late 18th or early 19th Century single epaulette, stated to be possibly of the Redruth Volunteers, with a pointed strap of pale blue cloth, bearing gold "Vellum" pattern lace, worked gold crescent, gold bullions and fringe. £40-60
285.    Kepi Badges of Cornwall Rifle Volunteers.
A bugle-horn of the 1st CRV, in blackened metal with QVC above and numeral '1' between the strings; a brass curled bugle-horn of the 2nd CRV, lacking numeral; a similar bugle-horn of the CRV, also without a numeral; and a strung bugle-horn of the 6th CRV, in white metal. All complete with lug fixings. (4 items) £80-120
286.    Badges of the Cornwall Rifle Volunteers.
A white metal bugle-horn kepi-badge of the 3rd CRV, surmounted by the Prince of Wales's plumes and with numeral '3' between the strings, complete with lug fixings; and a bandsman's composite pouch-badge of the 4th CRV, curled bugle-horn with separate numeral '4'. Separate Prince of Wales's plumes and screw-post fixings (one absent). (2 items) £40-60
287.    Badges of the 5th Cornwall Rifle Volunteers.
An officer's silver-plate shako or kepi-badge, strung bugle-horn with Prince of Wales's plumes above numeral '5' (one fixing lug absent); a similar pouch-badge in white metal (screw-post fixings); a smaller badge of the same pattern, complete with lugs; and a white metal button struck with the same device. (4 items) £80-120
288.    Officers' Pouch-Belt Plates and Pouch-Badges of Cornwall Rifle Volunteer Corps.
A white metal plate with QVC above a blank tablet, within a laurel wreath, containing a separate strung bugle-horn (now mounted on black card); an identical plate with a white metal slip behind a plain scarlet cloth ground; a pouch-badge of the 2nd Administrative Battalion in the form of a curled bugle-horn in silvered copper; and a smaller white metal badge of similar pattern for the 1st Admin Bn. All complete with screw-post fixings. (4 items) £80-120
289.    A Shako-Plate of the Cornwall Rifle Volunteer Corps.
A rayed star of the 1st Administrative Battalion, in blackened metal, the upper point displaced by the Prince of Wales's plumes, the centre mounted with the County Arms and Motto in white metal. Complete with two lug fixings. £100-150
290.    Glengarry-Badges of the Cornwall Rifle Volunteer Corps.
An officer's badge of the 1st Administrative Battalion, in white metal, with the Prince of Wales's plumes above the County Arms within a laurel wreath; and an OR's badge of the same pattern in blackened metal. Both complete with fixing lugs. (2 items)
Note: This pattern was worn by the 1st Admin Bn from 1874 until 1881, and thereafter by the 1st Volunteer Battalion from 1881 until 1908.
£80-120
291.    An Officer's Helmet-Plate of the 1st Volunteer Battalion, The Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry post 1881.
A blackened Maltese Cross plate, surmounted by a QVC, with white metal highlights to edges, the centre mounted with a rococo-edged white metal cartouche and scroll bearing the County Arms and Motto. Complete with three fixing lugs. £200-300
292.    An OR's Helmet-Plate of the 1st Volunteer Battalion, The Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry post 1881.
A blackened Maltese Cross plate of the same pattern as the previous Lot but without highlights to edges, mounted with a white metal cartouche and scroll bearing the County Arms and Motto. Complete with three fixing lugs. Crown re-fixed; together with three white metal buttons by Samuel Bros and J Weldon, bearing the Prince of Wales's plumes above a scroll inscribed 'Cornwall'. (4 items) £100-150
293.    A Pouch-Belt Plate of the Cornwall Rifle Volunteers.
An officer's white metal plate of the 1st Administrative Battalion: a laurel-wreath surmounted by the Prince of Wales's plumes. In the centre, mounted on a burnished metal slip, a white metal cartouche and scroll bearing the County Arms and Motto. Screw-post fixings.

Note: Plates of this pattern were worn by the 1st Admin Bn from c.1862, and from 1881 by officers and senior NCOs of the 1st Volunteer Battalion until 1908.
£100-150
294.    A Waist-Belt Plate of the Cornwall Rifle Volunteers.
A rectangular white metal plate of the 1st or 2nd Administrative Battalion, struck with the County Arms, surmounted by the Prince of Wales's plumes, between laurel sprays, within scrolls inscribed 'Cornwall Rifle Volunteers'. Complete with both loops. £100-150
295.    Glengarry-Badges of the Cornwall Rifle Volunteers
An NCO's white metal badge of the 2nd Administrative Battalion 1874 - 82: within a circular strap inscribed with the battalion title and surmounted by the Prince of Wales's plumes, the County Arms and Motto; and an OR's badge of identical pattern but without the Prince of Wales's plumes, on a fourteen-pointed scarlet cloth backing. Both badges complete with lug fixings. Together with three white metal Royal Arms buttons stated to be for the same battalion. (5 items) £100-150
296.    A Volunteer Battalion Officer's Field Cap Badge of The Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry 1899 - 1908.
A white metal bugle-horn surmounted by a princely coronet above a scroll inscribed 'Cornwall'. Beneath the bugle-horn a second scroll inscribed '1st Volunteer Battn.' (fixings absent); together with a small scarlet corded boss bearing a white metal bugle-horn, complete with its screw-post fixing. (2 items) £70-100
297.    Field Cap Badges of The Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry 1899 - 1908.
An NCO's white metal badge of the 1st Volunteer Battalion, with bugle-horn beneath a coronet, Cornwall and title scroll, complete with lug fixings; and an OR's badge, as for the previous item but without the lower scroll and with a small plaque inscribed '1st VB' between the strings also with lug fixings; together with two buttons in blackened metal bearing crown and bugle-horn, stated to have been worn by various companies.
(4 items) £50-80
298.    A Cornwall Rifle Volunteers Officer's Helmet Plate
A rare example of the 1878 - 81 pattern for the 2nd Administrative Battalion. Universal pattern QVC star plate in white metal, mounted with the County Arms and Motto within a voided circular strap inscribed with the Battalion title, flanked by laurel sprays. Complete with fixing lugs.
£200-300
299.    A Cornwall Rifle Volunteers OR's Helmet Plate
A rare example of the 1878 - 81 period for the 2nd Administrative Battalion. Universal pattern OR's QVC star plate in white metal, the centre bearing the County Arms and Motto within a voided circular strap inscribed with the Battalion title. Complete with fixing lugs. £100-150
300.    The Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry Volunteer Battalion Forage Cap Badges c.1881 - 1899.
An officer's badge: silver-plated bugle-horn with knotted strings. On the strings, crossed feathers on red cloth edged with gilt metal behind an arched gateway. Complete with three fixing lugs; and an NCO's badge, of the same pattern but in white metal, with a green velvet backing behind the bugle-strings. One lug absent. (2 items) £80-120
301.    The Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry Volunteer Battalion Officer's Helmet-Plate c.1881 - 1908
A Universal Pattern QVC silvered star plate of the 2nd VB. The centre mounted with the bugle-horn, crossed feathers and Gateway on a black velvet ground. Regimental and Battalion scrolls below. Complete with fixing lugs. Silver plate rubbed. £200-300
302.    The Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Volunteer Battalion OR's Helmet-Plate c.1881 - 1901
A Universal Pattern QVC white metal star plate of the 2nd VB. In the centre, the bugle-horn, crossed feathers and Gateway voided within a strap inscribed with the regimental and battalion title. The original three fixing lugs replaced in service by a two-lug fitting. £80-120
303.    The Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. A Volunteer Battalion Glengarry Badge and other Items.
A white metal glengarry badge, probably of the late 1880s, for an NCO of the 2nd VB: voided within a circlet surmounted by QAVC and inscribed 'Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry', the bugle-horn, feathers and gateway. Below the circlet, a scroll inscribed '2nd Volunteer Battn.'. 3 fixing lugs; two OR's collar-badges c. 1881 - 84 (one brass, the other in white metal), in the form of the bugle-horn, feathers and Archway (the white metal badge lacking fixings); a pair of OR's collar-badges 1884 - 1908, in the form of the County Arms beneath a coronet, with a scalloped scroll inscribed 'One and All'; a white metal field cap badge c.1895 - 1908, as worn by Service Companies in South Africa: a bugle-horn with knotted strings beneath a coronet; a badge of similar pattern but strings with solid knot (all complete with lugs); and a smaller badge of the same pattern; together with an OR's Universal Pattern circular KC waist-belt clasp in white metal by Hobsons of Lexington St; and a KC Royal Arms button by Firmin. (10 items) £100-150
304.    The Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. A Volunteer Battalion Officer's Waist Belt Clasp.
A silvered clasp of the 2nd VB by Hobson & Sons. The outer circlet with oakleaf loops and inscribed with battalion title, the centre mounted with a coronet and bugle-horn. £100-150
305.    The Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. A Volunteer Battalion Officer's Collar Badges and other items.
A pair of Full Dress collar-badges: the Prince of Wales's Coronet above the County Arms in white metal on black enamel, and Motto scroll on black velvet ground, with lug fixings; a similar pair, slightly defective; an OSD cap-badge, a plastic cap-badge (blade fixings) and a pair of bronze inward-facing OSD collar-badges (coronet, scroll and bugle-horn) with separate 'V' below. A title-scroll for an officer's helmet-plate; two pairs of rank-stars (one pair silver-plated, the other of bronze), and two large and four small silver-plated buttons bearing regimental devices and title; a badge with 'CBL' above the County Arms with a bugle horn below; a Volunteer Force Proficiency Star c.1878; a Bugle Major's rank badge (intertwined bugles); and a Sergeant's shooting badge c.1891, all in silver embroidery on scarlet cloth; together with a Volunteer Efficiency Badge (flattened diamond in white worsted embroidery on red cloth), and various qualification badges. (Lot) £100-150
306.    An Officer's Shoulder-Belt Plate of the 32nd Regiment.
A rectangular gilt plate mounted with an eight-pointed star in white metal, the rays bearing battle-honours to 'Nive'. A QVC above the central circlet, inscribed 'Cornwall Regt', with regimental number, within a laurel wreath above 'Waterloo' scroll. £500-800
307.    An Officer's Waist Belt Clasp of the 46th Regiment.
A gilt clasp with rococo loops, the outer circle inscribed 'South Devonshire Regiment' in silver lettering, the centre mounted with QVC and regimental number in white metal. £120-180
308.    An Officer's Waist Belt Clasp of the 32nd Light Infantry.
A gilt clasp with rococo loops, as Ryan Fig 51, the outer circle inscribed 'Or Cornwall Regiment' in silver lettering, the centre mounted with a bugle-horn with '32' in the strings, surmounted with a QVC, all in white metal. £120-180
309.    A Victorian Officer's Helmet Plate of the Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry.
A QVC Universal Pattern post-1881 gilt star plate, the green cloth centre mounted with the bugle-horn, feathers and Gateway. White metal scroll below bearing regimental title. Three lugs to reverse. The crown present but detached from the plate. £180-250
310.    An Officer's Helmet Plate of the Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry.
A KC Universal Pattern gilt star plate, the black velvet centre mounted with the bugle-horn, feathers and gateway. White metal scroll below inscribed with regimental title. Three lugs to reverse. £200-300
311.    An Officer's Waist Belt Clasp of the Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry.
A post-1881 gilt clasp with oakleaf loops, the outer circle inscribed 'The Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry' in silver lettering, the centre mounted with the Prince of Wales's coronet in white metal above a bugle-horn; and a clasp of similar style, possibly a rejected prototype, also with white metal coronet and bugle-horn but never gilded. (2 items) £150-250
312.    An Officer's Pouch Belt Plate of the Royal Cornwall Rangers.
A massive cast white metal plate with a coronet above a rococo shield bearing the County Arms voided within an oval strap inscribed 'Royal Cornwall Militia or Duke of Cornwall's Rangers', flanked by oakleaf sprays. 3 fixing lugs. Together with three bronze badges c.1858 - 74 for ORs' 'pork pie' forage caps with variously worded title-scrolls; a brass glengarry-badge c. 1874 - 81 with coronet above the County Arms and Motto within an oval strap inscribed 'Royal Cornwall Rangers'; a badge of identical pattern in white metal; and sundry minor items. (Lot)
Note: The 38th or Duke of Cornwall's Rangers, as they are described in the 1861 Army List, or Royal Cornwall Rangers Militia, as in the 1883 Army List, became the 3rd (Militia) Battalion of the DCLI in the Cardwell reorganisation of 1881. The Prince of Wales had been the regiment's Honorary Colonel since 1875.
£300-450
313.    Other Ranks' Insignia of the 32nd and 46th Regiments and the DCLI.
An 1869 Pattern brass shako-plate of the 46th Regiment; two numerals (one brass, the other in white metal) for Crimean period "pork pie" forage cap of the 32nd Regiment complete with separate bugle-horns; two numerals of the same period of the 46th Regiment; five post-1874 Glengarry-badges of the 32nd LI (various patterns) and the 46th Regiment; a massive brass shoulder-belt plate of the 46th Regiment with four hooks to reverse; a pair of collar-badges c.1884 - 1901; An OR's brass or gilding metal waist belt clasp of the 46th Regt, the outer element inscribed 'South Devonshire Regiment'. Together with an OR's QVC brass helmet-plate of the DCLI; a glengarry-badge, possibly for Militia battalion, with device as for helmet-plate centre on red cloth within a crowned circlet bearing regimental title (crown re-fixed); a later valise badge of the 2nd Battalion DCLI; and assorted buttons. (Lot)

£180-250
314.    Insignia of the Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. An officer's Field Cap badge in silver or white metal (coronet above CLI monogram) and a similar badge in white metal; an officer's gilt cloak-chain with white metal bugle-horns on the finials (one finial missing); and an officer's silver forage cap badge (Hallmarked 1901-2) (4 items) £100-150
315.    Insignia of Cornish Militia and Volunteer Units.
An officer's white metal cloak-chain, the finials mounted with gilt bugle-horns; a white metal breastplate badge for an officer's charger, inscribed 'Militia Mounted Officers'; together with an OR's white metal Militia universal pattern shako-plate c. 1870, with QVC and rayed star with oval Garter, voided with the Royal Arms, in the centre; and a plate of similar pattern but smaller.
(4 items)
£70-100
316.    Insignia of Cornish Rifle Volunteers and other Units
A pre-1877 rank-badge of a Colour Sergeant of a Rifle regiment, displaying Crown, crossed swords and a bugle-horn, within bayleaf sprays in silver embroidery on black cloth; and two black leather pouches, of the 1st and 2nd Administrative Battalions, Cornwall Rifle Volunteers, complete with bugle-horn badges in white metal. (3 items) £100-150
317.    An officer's Victorian Helmet-plate of the DCLI.
A QVC Universal Pattern post-1881 gilt star plate, the centre mounted with the bugle-horn, feathers and Gateway on red velvet ground. White metal scroll below bearing regimental title. Three lugs to reverse. Gilt rubbed, the central device crudely re-fixed and edges of feathers slightly damaged. £100-150
318.    Insignia of the DCLI
Including a pair of officer's Full Dress collar-badges in gilt and black enamel; a pair of OSD collar-badges, and a similar pair with crossed pick and rifle insignia for a Pioneer battalion; officer's silver-plated post-WW2 collar-badges and brass collar-badges for wear with tropical uniform c.1880; several cloth and metal shoulder-titles, including a two-piece example; and various ORs' collar-badges and khaki shoulder-titles c.1900. (56 items) £120-180
319.    A Volunteer Battalion Officer's Helmet, possibly of the DCLI.
A blue cloth spiked helmet with white metal fittings, lacking plate. Spike and chin chain detached but present. Roan leather lining. Some moth damage, leather of back peak split, spike-base rubbed. In a tin with plaque inscribed 'EJP Magor Esq Devon & Cornwall Miners Arty', but containing a typed note stating that the helmet was worn by Capt CC Thomas, 4th DCLI.
£100-150
320.    A Rifle Volunteer Officer's Helmet.
A dark grey cloth helmet by Hobsons, with white metal peak-edging and other fittings, complete with blackened QVC Maltese Cross plate bearing Cornwall Arms and Motto. Corded chin chain with black velvet lining. Roan leather headband inscribed in manuscript 'JT Thomas'. Minor moth damage. In an unmarked tin.
£250-350
321.    A shako-plate of the 11th Cornwall Rifles c.1860.
A blackened brass plate with Prince of Wales's plumes above twin shields bearing the Arms of Cornwall and those of Truro respectively, and a scroll inscribed 'XI', all in a bayleaf wreath. Lug fastenings. £150-200
322.    A Sabretache Plate of Cornish Yeomanry.
A large silver-plated star badge c. 1814 -1838, struck with circlet inscribed 'Duke of Cornwall's Yeomanry', with Prince of Wales's plumes in centre. Replacement lug fixings; together with a white metal pouch-badge or pouch-belt badge of the 3rd Devonshire Light Horse Volunteers c.1865 - 75, struck with '3' above initials DVLH on a chequered ground within an oakleaf wreath. Previously with a crown, now absent. (2 items) £120-200
323.    An Assortment of Cornish Regimental Buttons.
Including officers' tunic buttons of the 32nd and 46th c.1855 - 81, by Jennens, Firmin and other manufacturers; a pre-1855 coatee button of the 46th by Jennens, a post-1881 button of the DCLI by Pitt & Co, incorrectly showing a QVC instead of the coronet, and a correct example by Jennens; four mess waistcoat buttons by Firmin, with mounted device in white metal, a tunic button for auxiliary battalions, forage cap and blazer buttons. (41 items) £50-80
324.    A Collection of Cornish Militia and Volunteer Prize Medals.
A medal of the 1st Cornwall RGA (V) dated 1907, in HM silver; two small chain-linked plaques, also in silver, of the Helston Ex-Servicemen; a silver prize medal of the 5th Bn DCLI for snapshooting 1911; a white metal (possibly silver) medal of the 6th Bn Duke of Cornwall's Rifle Volunteers dated 1870; and a bronze medallion of the City of London dated 1965 inscribed 'In honour of the Regiments which fought at the Battle of Waterloo 21 June 1865'. (5 items) £50-80
326.    Assorted Cornish Militaria
A card mounted with brass shoulder-titles of Cornish organisations including 14 CORNWALL and RED CROSS/CORNWALL, an OSD cap badge, Marksman badges in embroidery, various insignia on khaki cloth, DCLI buttons, a printed arm badge of the 12th Cornwall (Lands End) Battalion; together with a number of shooting badges and other privately manufactured insignia. (Lot) £40-60
327.    Irish Insignia
A card bearing ten badges in various metals, and three buttons, of Irish Free State military units, one with a scroll inscribed 'Dublin Regiment', the remainder with titles in Celtic script; and another card, with cap and collar badges of the Royal Ulster Constabulary, mainly KC but a few QEC, in white metal or blackened. Together with an oval cap badge of the UVF in white metal and enamel, and a similar badge in bronze. (Lot)

£100-150
328.    Channel Islands Military Insignia
An officer's embroidered cap-badge of the 2nd Royal Guernsey Militia, with scroll; a similar badge, without scroll; an OR's helmet-plate centre of the Royal Guernsey Light Infantry, a gilt metal bugle-horn cap-badge with Royal Guernsey scroll (slider fitting) and a similar badge in copper, with '2' between the strings of the bugle; a collar-badge (described as a lion-leopardé in 1911 Dress Regulations); an officer's gilt button of the 1st RGLI; various cloth and metal shoulder-titles; a Liberation Medal dated 9 May 1945; and an anodised metal cap-badge of the Royal Alderney Militia.
(19 items) £40-60
329.    Assorted World War Two Period Insignia of Allied Nations
Badges, brooches and shoulder-titles of national contingents of Poland, Czechoslovakia, Belgium, the Netherlands, Greece, Chile and Norway, including an item in hallmarked silver (B'ham 1943-44), and an unidentified device of an Eagle perching on an open book. Together with some post-war British items including cap badges of the Control Commission Germany and the Mixed Services Organisation, a large badge inscribed British Security Co-ordination, a card bearing examples of ID discs, and a UN brooch in gilt and white enamel. (Lot) £100-150
330.    Imperial German Headdress Plates and other insignia
A card bearing pickelhaube plates of Prussian infantry and a Baden Reservist; buttons and waist belt clasps for Prussia and elsewhere, together with Austrian and Turkish items. (23 items) £80-120
331.    Imperial German, Austrian and Hungarian WW1 Insignia
Including five brass plaques removed from the German cruiser Kurfast, sunk in Scapa Flow; an Iron Cross (2nd Class), a Lusitania medallion, an ID disc, token coins, patriotic badges, and a trench art crucifix made from cartridge-cases and bullets, with a plaque inscribed 'Cathedral de Reims', and a 'Gab ich fur eisen' 1914 brooch; an Austrian shield of Albaner Formation Shkodra 1916, and a Hungarian soldier's ID document dated 1917 in a brass case. (Lot) £70-100
332.    Continental and other Insignia
A card bearing French and Belgian buttons and other insignia, and another card with a French Croix de Guerre 1914 -15, and Portuguese military badges. (Lot) £60-90
333.    Polish Insignia of WW2
A card bearing badges of the Polish 2nd Corps, 3rd Carpathian Rifle Division, 2nd Warsaw Armoured Division, Artillery, Engineers, Supply and Provost, and the 1st Armd Div Independent Parachute Unit, mainly in enamel; and another card, with badges of units including the 4th and 6th Armoured Regiments, and the 7th and 19th Lancers; together with devices for Polish troops enlisted in Brazil and with the Free French, many in enamel.
(2 cards, 53 items) £100-150
334.    Assorted Formation Signs and Regimental Arm Badges
A card with woven arm-badges of the 43rd (Wessex) Division, 39th and 143 Brigades, and 101 Logistic Brigades; a card of woven Divisional and Brigade insignia; a card with woven insignia of 1st Armoured and 3rd Divisions, and of various Armoured and Mechanised Brigades; and a card with regimental arm-badges of the Lincolnshire, East Yorkshire and Northamptonshire Regiments, the Royal Scots Fusiliers, Black Watch and Seaforth Highlanders. (4 cards, 26 items) £100-150
335.    Formation Signs 1
A book containing formation signs of brigades (Guards, Infantry, Gurkhas and Mechanised), Regional (including Artillery, AA and Airborne) divisions, Combined Operations HQs, shoulder-titles of individual Commando units, the Royal Marine Division and medical detachments; and another book, (ca. 1940) containing formation signs of County divisions, Corps (Regular and TA), the Guards Armoured Division, armoured divisions and brigades, infantry divisions and Anti Aircraft Corps and divisions. (2 books) £150-250
336.    Formation Signs 2
A book containing formation signs of the Polish Army and Polish divisions; and another book, with formation signs of Indian Corps, divisions and brigades, line of communication areas and Districts.
(2 books) £120-180
337.    Formation Signs 3
A book containing formation signs of Allied Force HQ, Desert Air Force, 5th US Army, HQ 15th Army Group, GHQ Middle East, MELF Districts, Malta, Jewish Brigade Group, HQ British Troops Aden, Persian Gulf, West African Division, GHQ FARELF and Commands; 12th Army, 14th Army, India Command, Australian Army HQ and State Commands, 6th Australian Division, Singapore District, Ceylon Army, British Troops Siam, Malaysia and Borneo; British Commonwealth Forces Japan, Korea, 1st Commonwealth Division, 25th Canadian Infantry Brigade, 40th Division and HQ Land Forces Hong Kong; and another book, with insignia of War Office units, Ministry of Supply, GHQ Home Forces, 1st, 2nd and 8th Armies, 1st Allied Airborne Army, SHAEF, US Forces Overseas, HQ 21st Army Group, BAOR, Control Commission Germany, SHAPE, BRIXMIS, Allied contingents, TA formations etc. (2 books) £120-180
338.    Formation Signs 4
A book containing insignia of UK Commands, Scottish Command and Districts, Northern Ireland District, Northern, Eastern, and South Eastern Commands and London District; together with 8 cardboard sheets bearing Canadian Qualification and Employment badges in worsted embroidery; a plastic folder containing embroidered cloth badges for Canadian Army Arctic or Field caps; three cards bearing arm-badges of various Signals regiments and their squadrons; and a plastic folder containing pre-1966 arm-badges of various Royal Engineer and RCT units, and some coloured formation signs. (Lot) £80-120
339.    Cadet Force and other Insignia
A box containing five large plastic albums of formation-signs, arm-badges and metal cap-badges, mainly of county Cadet units, complete with copious documentation. (Lot) £80-120
340.    An Assortment of Buttons, QVC and KC period
A card including a gilt button, possibly of the 72nd Highlanders, mounted with motto Cuidich'n Rhi above QVC flanked by thistles; a card of mainly Deputy Lieutenants or Police items, some possibly for HM's Marshalmen; a depleted card, retaining a number of gilt, brass, white metal and other buttons, a few mounted with monograms; and another card, of mainly Royal Arms buttons in brass, white metal or plastic. Some gilt items mounted as for Royal Household etc., and a few bearing the crowned VR cypher within a laurel wreath. (4 cards,101 items)
£120-180
341.    Assorted Military, Royal Household and miscellaneous Buttons
A card of Staff Officer's gilt buttons, mainly tunic size, with the Royal Cypher within a crowned Garter. QVC and KC (GvR and GviR) examples; and a few of EviiR, of similar pattern but with the device mounted; a depleted card, retaining some QVC buttons of the Royal Engineers (officers' and ORs'), KC brass buttons of the Royal Artillery, a flat gilt engraved button of the Civilian Technical Corps c.1940, a white metal button of the Canadian Pacific Railway, and three (KC and QEC) of police forces; a depleted card, retaining Royal Arms buttons (without supporters), as shown in Dress Worn at Court (Plate I, No.2) for members of the Royal Household, the Earl Marshal, Civil Uniform, etc, in Levée Dress, mainly gilt, a few brass, QVC and KC. A small brass button with the Prince of Wales's feathers within a crowned Garter; and four white metal bugle-horn buttons; a depleted card, retaining a flat button of the Civilian Technical Corps, a mounted gilt button of the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (as Dress Worn at Court Plate II No. 22); two QVC gilt buttons, probably military, mounted with monograms; and miscellaneous items; and another card, with Corps and miscellaneous buttons, including examples of RE, RAChD, R Signals, RAPC, REME, ADC, RADC, RAOC, RPC, RAMC, ASC, RASC, APTC, Army Apprentices College, etc. A few brass KC, the majority anodised QEC. (5 cards, 120 items) £100-150
342.    Military and Civil Uniform Buttons
A depleted card, containing two for Field Marshals (including one mounted), eight for General Officers (including three mounted), two for Victorian Staff Officers; and buttons for Officers of Arms, Queen's Bodyguard for Scotland, Military Knights of Windsor, Windsor Uniform etc. QVC and KC periods, mainly gilt, a few in white metal; a card of buttons of Highland regiments, Infantry Brigades c.1958 - 63 and infantry regiments post 1963, including R Irish Rangers. Mainly anodised; a depleted card, retaining buttons of Commonwealth institutions including the West Indies, Africa, Canada and Australia; and a number of British military or official organisations. Mixed gilt, brass, white metal and anodised; a card displaying large and small anodised pre-1958 buttons of twenty-four infantry regiments (excluding Light Infantry, Rifles and the Manchester Regiment) in seniority from the Gloucestershire Regiment to the Highland Light Infantry; and a card displaying large and small mainly anodised pre-1958 buttons of twenty-four infantry regiments (excluding Light Infantry, the Buffs, East Yorkshire and South Wales Borderers) in seniority from the Royal Scots to the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. (5 cards, approximately 211 items) £100-150
343.    Assorted Badges, Accoutrements and Militaria

Officers' Waist Belt Plates and Clasps
A wide rectangular frosted gilt plate with burnished edges, probably for Dragoon Guards, mounted with silver QVC Royal Cypher and motto within an oakleaf wreath (lacking detached loop); a frosted white metal plate of the Cameronians, mounted with Guelphic crown and regimental devices between thistle sprays (lacking detached loop); a white metal plate mounted with QVC cypher within an oakleaf wreath (lacking detached loop); a richly-gilt plate mounted with VR cypher, reversed and intertwined, above the motto, between oakleaf sprays (detached loop present). A round gilt clasp of the Indian Medical Service, the outer circle with laurel leaf decoration, the centre mounted with ERI cypher in white metal; a Volunteer officer's clasp with brass acanthus loops, silver outer circle inscribed Depot Battalion, and centre mounted with QVC in silver; a gilt clasp of the Honourable Artillery Company with silver inscription on outer circle (cypher and silver backing missing from grenade in centre) and an oblong gilt plate believed to be of the City of London Engineer Volunteers, mounted with the City arms and QVC above a strap within an oakleaf wreath, in white metal (detached loop present); a Coldstream Guards clasp in white metal (no traces of gilding, enamel backing missing from Garter star). Two infantry officer's universal pattern levée belt clasps (one lacking all gilding). Together with two officers' defective clasps, one gilt, with oakleaf loop, the circle inscribed 'ARMY MOTOR RESERVE' (lacking central element), the other in white metal, with acanthus loop, on the centre a gilt bugle-horn with '4' in the strings (lacking outer circle).
(13 items) £200-300
344.    A Group of ORs' Waist Belt Plates and Clasps
An oblong white metal plate mounted with the badge of the Cameronians; a brass plate of the King's Own Border Regiment, mounted with Lion Passant within a laurel wreath; a chromium plate mounted with badge of the King's Own Yorkshire Yeomanry (Light Infantry) in gilt and enamel; and a chromium plate with anodised badge of the Army Air Corps; together with two QVC Universal Pattern circular brass waist belt clasps (one brass, one white metal), two similar brass clasps with KC, a similar clasp with circle inscribed INNISKILLING and Castle on the central element, and another clasp without inscription on the circle; two clasps of the Royal Marines (one with wider loops), (12 items) £70-100
345.    Various Headdress Plates.
Three unidentified metal plates in the form of Trophies of Arms, believed to be for musicians' Regency or Bell Top shakos c.1816 - 45, with a note stating that these appear to be unofficial shako-plates, originally bought by AR Cattley and purchased at auction by the vendor in 1951; together with two smaller badges, possibly for a "Pork Pie" forage cap. (5 items) £200-300
346.    Musicians' Insignia
A board with musical instruments (lyres, bugles, Trumpets, drums and bagpipes) in gilt metal, AA and embroidery, including an extremely fine Pipe Major's badge in silver embroidery on blue cloth; together with a card bearing a sealed pattern for a Drum badge; and a bag containing three well-made white metal star cap-badges (one with QVC, one with KC), mounted with a musical instrument, and a gilt star KC badge mounted with Prince of Wales's plumes. (approximately 50 items) £80-120
347.    A Collection of Officers' Headdress Fittings
A gilt pompom-socket, probably for 1869-pattern shako; and a similar socket, slightly defective; three gilt spike-bases (one rubbed) for officers' cloth helmets; two white metal helmet-spikes; assorted rosettes, including four small gilt ones with screw-posts, possibly for Dragoon Guards plume-finials; a gilt plume-socket for a Hussar officer's busby; and a white metal title-scroll from a helmet-plate of the Queen's Regiment. (Lot) £150-200
348.    Victorian Officers' Headdress and other Ornaments
A Militia Officer's 1855 Pattern Shako Plate, the white metal rayed star mounted with QVC and gilt Garter with incised lettering (fixings removed); a Medical Officer's extremely fine gilt star pouch belt plate; and an officer's gilt bit-boss with VR cypher within the Garter. (3 items) £200-300
349.    Assorted Embroidered Insignia
Including General's, Staff officers' and diplomats' gorget tabs, a large Bath star shabracque ornament, thistles, gold grenades, a gun, shooting badges and a Royal Scots Dragoon Guards SNCO's rank badge. (Lot) £50-80
350.    A Gentleman Pensioner's Waist Belt Plate.
An extremely rare example: a fine rectangular burnished gilt plate, mounted with a Georgian crown above a portcullis, all in white metal. Complete with both loops.
Note: The Honourable Band of Gentlemen Pensioners was the forerunner of the present day Honourable Corps of Gentlemen-at-Arms. A painting by Dubois
Drahonet in the Royal Collection, dated 1831, clearly shows a Gentleman Pensioner wearing a waist plate of this pattern.
£80-120
351.    Miscellaneous British Insignia
A fine Victorian Royal Arms helmet-plate, as for Governor of Military Prisons but in white metal; a brass QVC Royal Arms within a foliate strap; a gilding metal star, as for Garter but with longer rays and incised central cross; a bit-boss for a mounted officer's charger; a KC forage-cap badge of the Royal Hospital; an eight-pointed brass Trained Soldier star; a TA lapel-badge, and a black cord boss for a field cap bearing IV numeral in white metal. An OR's Victorian helmet-plate of the Harwich Infantry Volunteer Brigade Supply Detachment; a silver lapel badge of the ASC; and an OSD cap-badge of the Royal Marines. (Lot) £100-150
352.    A Victorian Officer's Waist Belt Plate of the Royal Marines
An early Victorian example: rectangular burnished brass plate, mounted with the QVC Royal Crest in white metal. Detachable loop absent. £120-180
353.    A Group of Militaria
Including a white horsehair plume for a Royal Artillery officer's busby, in its grenade socket mounted with Royal Arms device (gilt of socket rubbed); an officer's white metal QVC Royal Arms helmet-plate; an officer's gold cord sword-knot with acorn finial; a black patent leather pouch belt of a Rifle regiment, complete with whistle, chain and chain-boss (lacking plate); a Rifles officer's pair of plaited shoulder-cords (one cord bearing Captain's rank stars); an Undress pouch of the Royal Artillery (lacking badge); an RAOC officer's gold-laced waist-belt and slings (lacking waist-plate), and a number of other incomplete laced belts; an officer's blue side-cap, and an OR's cap, both of the Royal Signals; stable-belts of the Royal Signals, RLC and REME; approximately 45 metal shoulder-titles including 72/HIGHLANDERS, T/RAMC/SOUTH MIDLAND and T/RFA/WELCH (some fixings defective); an assortment of officers' rank-stars and NCO's chevrons, some in gold or silver lace, others worsted; and assorted rank-slides, some with officers' worsted rank-badges; a Garter star in gilding metal with incised cross; a number of officers' and warrant officers' metal rank-badges and musicians qualification-badges; a collection of buttons, including two officer's gilt buttons of the 8th Regiment, probably for a double-breasted coatee or 1855 Pattern tunic (the Horses pointing in different directions), and another gilt button, of the 25th Regiment; a foul weather cover, the shape suggesting a Gentleman at Arms pouch; assorted lanyards; a swagger-stick with bugle-horn head; a pair of short brown leather gaiters; a 1939-45 Star, War Medal and Uganda Independence Medal, together with a group of six WW2 miniature metals and various groups of ribbons removed from uniforms. (Lot) £100-150
354.    Memorabilia of the Crimean War
A Royal Artillery Major's single gilt Undress scale mounted with Bath Star and 3-gun badge in white metal (complete with button but lacking attachments, gilt rubbed); a Field Marshal's button, said to be from Lord Raglan's coatee; a British officer's gilt button of the Turkish Contingent, buttons of the Staff, Medical and Commissariat, and various others, mainly foreign. Metal numerals for "Pork Pie" forage caps of the 30th, 38th, 39th and 55th Regiments; a gilt Sphinx badge from a Black Watch officer's bonnet; a large white metal brooch of the 44th Regiment (QVC above the Sphinx in a laurel wreath above EGYPT and AVA scrolls); a Crimea medal with Sebastopol clasp; an Allied gilt-copper commemorative medal for the battle of Inkerman; a group of coins totalling 3/4d (representing a day's pay of a Royal Artillery Sergeant Major); a small brass/wood model of a 12-inch mortar; a strip of machine-embroidered patriotic ribbon dated 1851 from the Great Exhibition; a 1st Edition copy of Florence Nightingale's "Notes on Nursing"; and a small book of paintings of contemporary French military uniforms. (Lot)
£250-400
355.    Memorabilia of General Gordon
A manuscript note dated 8/1/74 to a Mr Waller inscribed "Before entrusting instruments to Mr Williams, see he is conversant with them"; another short letter dated 11/3/84 to Mr Waller, complete with its envelope and a transcript; a Union Flag, made in Khartoum from strips of coloured paper, sent to Mr Waller for his children. All items in individual glazed frames, together with three Egyptian Army buttons. (Lot) £70-100
356.    Boer War Memorabilia
A card bearing badges of the 74th (Dublin) Company, Imperial Yeomanry, an Imperial Yeomanry slouch hat badge with rosette and buttons, a badge of 31st Battalion IY (Fincastle's Horse), shoulder-titles of Roberts' Horse and the Commander in Chief's Bodyguard 1900-02, and buttons of the City of London Imperial Volunteers; badges of the Orange Free State Artillery and ZAR Staats Artillerie; a fragment of a flag, stated to be the first Union Flag to be hoisted in the OFS, in a glazed frame; Stereo images of British troops in action at the Modder River and Weppener (near Bloemfontein); a wooden plaque bearing souvenirs of the battle of Colenso in the form of shell splinters and bullets; two gilt medallions, commemorating Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee and Edward VII's Coronation; a railway permit for a civilian dated April 1901; two miniature QSA medals, with clasps; a framed model pick-axe made by a railway pioneer of metal from a ruined bridge at Norval's Pont, 1901; and a South Africa 1900 Christmas present tin, complete with original chocolate contents. (Lot) £150-200
357.    Insignia of Reserve Units of the South African War.
A board bearing cap and collar-badges, shoulder-titles and buttons, of HM Reserve Regiment of Hussars, County regiments, Rifles, Scottish regiments, the Royal Irish Regiment and Royal Irish Fusiliers. Also of Lord Roberts's Bodyguard, the Legion of Frontiersmen, the Corps of Commissionaires, United Services Corps, Veterans Corps and the British Legion. (82 items) £80-120
358.    Sundry Items of Military Memorabilia
A set of miniature WW1 medals (BWM and Victory medal); an OR's khaki side cap by L Silberston & Sons 1943, with white metal badge of the DCLI and a shaped insert of purple cloth behind the peak. Brass Universal Pattern buttons; a wooden cigar-box carved with Royal Engineer device and dated 1917, with a note inside stating that it was carved by a Cornishman serving in the Tunnelling Coy RE and presented to his commanding officer; a small model of a Highland Light Infantry officer in cloth Full Dress uniform (one boot absent, severe moth damage); a small "trench art" dagger made from a brass cartridge case (with Royal Arms attached) and crosspiece formed of two bullets, the blade made from the tip of a cruciform bayonet-blade, approximately 8 cm long; a cast brass ornament of Indian manufacture; and an undated cutting from a magazine illustrating a presentation of Colours to the 2nd Battalion DCLI at Raglan Barracks, Devonport; together with a framed coloured photograph of a cycle-born Volunteer machine gun detachment on the move, in grey uniform. (Lot) £80-120
359.    A large Collection of Cigarette Cards
Including Mills 'Army Badges Past and Present'; Players 'Army Corps and Divisional Signs' (1st and 2nd Series 1914 - 18), 'Regimental Standards and Cap Badges', 'Drum Banners and Cap-Badges' and 'RAF Squadron Badges'; Gallagher 'Army Badges'; Teofani & Co 'Past and Present'; Wills 'Military Motors' and Spitfire Productions 1969 'Battle of Britain' Series. (lot)
Note: These sets cannot be guaranteed for completeness.
£100-150
360.    Greetings Cards
A board bearing small greetings and souvenir cards, embroidered in coloured silks, grouped around a photograph of a private soldier in khaki uniform, probably WW1 period. (15 items) £30-50
361.    Miscellaneous and Defective Badges and Buttons
Approximately 50 items, the majority damaged, and a bag of assorted military buttons. (Lot) £60-80
362.    A QUANTITY OF ASSORTED POST-WWII R.N. SERVICES UNIFORM ACCESSORIES
including gilt thread cap and other badges; approx. 100 gilt brass buttons; insignia for various ranks and departments etc.
£150-250
363.    Buttons of Royal Naval Officers and Others
A card with buttons of Royal Naval Officers mostly in gilt-brass, including the Royal Naval Master's badge 1812; examples of the Royal Naval Reserve 1864- by Firmin & Sons, Pitt & Co. and other makers; buttons of the Royal Dock Yard Battalions, the Royal Naval Artillery Volunteers and the Royal Fleet Auxiliary; the remainder including buttons of the Corporation of Trinity House, the Mercantile Marine, the Royal Australian Navy, and others.
(84 items) £60-80
364.    A PAIR OF REVERSE GLASS PRINTS COMMEMORATING THE DEATH OF NELSON, STAMPA & SON, LONDON, 1806
hand coloured, titled 'Neptune drawn by Sea Horses, and preceded by Tritons bearing Emblematic Devices, Supporting his favourite Son ADMIRAL LORD NELSON in his Last Moments.' and 'A Monumental Tribute of RESPECT, to the Memory of ADMIRAL LORD NELSON, who in the Moment of VICTORY, Gloriously fell, Fighting for his COUNTRY,' both published 14 March 1806

both 25 x 35cm excluding gilt gesso frames

Associated Literature: L.P. Le Quesne, Nelson Commemorated in Glass Pictures, Woodbridge, 2001, No.61 £150-250
365.    A MODEL 12 PDR BLOMEFIELD PATTERN CANNON, BLACK POWDER PROOF, 20TH CENTURY
with brass barrel cast with the crowned Royal Monogram and struck with black powder proof marks, characteristic ring cascabel, on its stepped wooden carriage; together with a French model breech-loading cannon, for shooting caps (breech block missing); on its field carriage with limber
the first: 26.0 cm; 10 ¼ in barrel
(3) £80-120
366.    A MODEL FIELD GUN IN EARLY 19TH CENTURY STYLE, 20TH CENTURY
with brass multi-stage barrel, moulded cascabel, on its wooden field carriage with iron mounts (wheels loose), with its limber; together with a miniature howitzer, on its carriage; and two further miniature cannon, each on its carriage
the first: 13.2 cm; 5 ¼ in barrel
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£80-120
367.    A PAIR OF STAFFORDSHIRE FLAT BACK EQUESTRIAN FIGURES OF GENERAL FRENCH AND LORD KITCHENER, CIRCA 1900
the opposing figures on titled bases, printed stamp SADLER/BURSLEM/ENGLAND to underside, both 30.5 cm high; together with a Copeland soup bowl, circa 1850, from the mess service of the XLVI Madras Native Infantry, painted with their device and blue and gilt scroll border

25.5 cm diameter, damage to rim

(3) £60-80
368.    No Lot
369.    MCBRIDE, Angus, Warriors & Warlords (2002); STEER, G. L., Caesar in Abyssinia (1936)

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£20-30
370.    ALM, Josef, European Crossbows: A Survey (1994); BLACKETT, P. M. S., Military and Political Consequences of Atomic Energy (1948); CARMAN, W.Y., Louis Napoleon on Artillery: The Development of Artillery from the 14th to 17th century (1967); CARMAN, W. Y. The History of Firearms (1955); COCKCROFT, J. D, DALE, Henry, DESCH, Cecile H. et al, Atomic Energy: Its International Implications (1948); EWART FAIRBAIRN, William and SYKES, Anthony, Shooting to Live with the One-Hand Gun (1942); FFOULKES, C, The Gun-Founders of England, with a list of English and continental gun-founders from the 14th to 19th centuries, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press (1937); FLETCHER, David, Landships: British Tanks in the First World War (1984); GRIFFITHS, Major F.A., The Artillerist's Manual (1873); HEAD, Michael, French Napoleonic Artillery (1972) (2 copies); HOGG, I.V. & THURSTON, L.F., British Artillery Weapons and Ammunition 1914-1918 (1972); HUGHS, Major-General B.P., British Smooth-Bore Artillery, The Muzzle Loading Artillery of the 18th and 19th Centuries (1969); NELSON, R. J., Gun Carriages; An Aide Memoire to the Military Sciences, 1986 (1972); PARTINGTON, J. R., A History of Greek Fire and Gunpowder (1999); PRECIS, Demolitions and Explosives: Technical terms used in Demolition Work & Practices, 163 O.C.T.U (n.d.); ROADS, Christopher, The Gun (1978); TOMLINSON, H. C., Guns and Government (1979); WILSON, Lieutenant A.W., The Story of the Gun (1944);

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£30-60
371.    ABBOTT, P.E. & TAMPLIN, J. M. A., British Gallantry Awards (1971); BALMER, J. L., Regimental and Volunteer Medals, Volume 1: Regular Army (1988); COLE, Lieut-Col. H.N., Coronation and Royal Commemorative Medals 1887-1977 (1977); DORLING, Commander H. Taprell, Ribbons and Medals (1917); DORLING, Taprell, Ribbons and Medals (1957); GALE & POLDEN Ltd, Offical Naval & Military: Medals & Ribbons Presented to the British Forces from 1793 to the Present Day (-); GASKELL, LIEUT.-COLONEL J.B., Catalogue of War Medals and Decorations; GLENDINING's LONDON, Orders, Decorations and Medals (2000) GORDON, Major L.L., British Battles and Medals (1947); GOULD, Robert W., Campaign Medals of the British Army: 1815-1972 (1982); GOULD, Roy, The Service Medal of the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St John of Jerusalem (Orders and Medals Research Society) (1999); HIERONYMUSSEN, Paul, Orders, Medals and Decorations of Britain and Europe in Colour (1967); JOSLIN, E.C., The Standard Catalogue of British Orders, Decorations and Medals, with valuations (1969); O'TOOLE, E., Decorations and Medals of the Republic of Ireland, Connecticut: Medallic Publishing Company, (1990); PURVES, Alec A., Orders and Decorations (1972); PURVES, Alec A., The Medals, Decorations & Orders of the Great War (1975); ST. JOHN AMBULANCE (ed.), Wearing of Orders, Decorations and Medals (1984); TOZER, Charles W., The Insignia and Medals of the Order of St. John of Jerusalem (1975); SAINSBURY, J. D., Hertfordshire Yeomanry and Artillery Honours and Awards (1976); Scrapbook of Infantry Regiment medals

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£30-60
372.    BOSTOCK, J, How to Instruct in Aiming and Firing, The School of Musketry (1915); COOKSLEY, Peter G., The RFC/RNAS Handbook 1914-18 (2000); COOKSLEY, Peter G., The RFC/RNAS Handbook 1914-18 (2000); CORBETT-SMITH, Major A., The Retreat from Mons, by one who shared in it (1917); GROSS, A, War Map of the Near East, The Daily Telegraph, London, (1914); HAY, I., Carrying On - After the First Hundred Thousand (1917); HAY, I., The First Hundred Thousand, Beung the Unofficial Chronicle of a Unit of 'K(I)', Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, (1915); JENKINS, H, The Wipers Times & After (1918); KIPLING, Rudyard, The New Army in Training (1915); KIPLING, Rudyard, France At War (1915); LINKLATER, E, The Defence of Calais, London, Tonbridge, His Majesty's Stationery Office (1941); PENNELL, J, Joseph Pennell's Pictures of War Work in England (1917); PULLING, C.B., Alexander, Manual of Emergency Legislation Comprising all the Acts of the Parliament, Proclamations, Orders, &c., Passed and Made of Consequence of the War (1914); THE WAR OFFICE, Military Books: Infantry Training (1914); WARD, H, Mr. Poilu: Notes and Sketches with the Fighting French (1916); WESTLAKE, Ray, The British Army of August 1914: An Illustrated Directory (2005); WESTLAKE, Ray (ed.) The Volunteer Force List, October 1918 (1918); 14th Booklet, Illustrated Post Cards; Clothing Regulations 1914 (Modern Facsimile Edition); Signal Training, Part 1 (1917); The Ruins of Zeebrugge (1914 - 1918); War Establishments (Part VII) (1915)
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373.    ABBOTT, Peter, Armies in East Africa 1914 - 18 (2002); ANDERSON, Ross, The Forgotten Front 1914-1918: The East African Campaign (2007); BARING, Maurice, R.F.C. H.Q. - 1914-1918 (1920); BARING, Maurice, R.F.C. H.Q. - 1914-1918 (1968); BECKE, A. F., History of the Great War: Order of Battle of Divisions (Part 1) (1987); BECKE, A. F., History of the Great War: Order of Battle of Divisions (Part 2a) (1987); BRERETON, Lt.-Col. F. S, Under French Command; CONDELL, Diana and LIDDIARD, Working for Victory? Images of Women in the Forst World War 1914-1918 (1987); ELLIS, C. and BISHOP, D., Merchandised Warfare in Colour: Military Transport of World War I - Including Vintage Vehicles and Post War Models (1970); KIPLING, Rudyard. The Fringes of the Fleet (1916); LLOYD, A, The War in the Trenches, London, Book Club Associates (1976); MANNING, Frederic, Her Privates We (1970); MOORE, William, The Yellow Line (1974); MORRIS, James, Farewell the Trumpets: An Imperial Retreat (1979); PROTHEROE, Ernest, Lord Kitchener (1916); REMARQUE, Enrich Maria, All Quiet on the Western Front (First Published 1929); SIMKINS, Peter, Kitchener's Army: The Raising of the New Armies 1914-6 (1988); STALLWORTHY, Jon, Anthem for Doomed Youth (2003) (Contains invitation from Trustees of Imperial War Museum to the opening of the eponymous exhibition); SWINTON, Maj. Gen. Sir E., ed. Twenty Years After the Battlefields of 1914-18 Then and Now; TUCHMAN, Barbara, August 1914 (1962); WESTLAKE, Ray & CHAPPELL, Mike, British Territorial Units 1914-1918 (1991)

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374.    A GROUP OF BOOKS ON REGIMENTAL HISTORY AND UNIFORMS
comprising 85 books (Full list available upon request)

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375.    A GROUP OF BOOKS ON REGIMENTAL HISTORY AND UNIFORMS
comprising 102 books (Full list available upon request)

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£70-100
376.    BARTLETT, Vernon, Report from Malaya (1954); BELLIS, Malcolm A., British Regiments 1945-1995 (1997); BELLIS, Malcolm A., The British Army Overseas 1945-1970 (2001); CHAPPELL, Mike, RIPLEY, Tim, Security Forces in Northern Ireland 1969-92 (1993); DOUGLAS, David, Standing Orders: Scottish District (1904); DUNLOP, John K., The Development of the British Army 1899-1914 (1938); FORSYTH, Frederick, The Biafra Story: The Making of an African Legend (1969); FOSS, Christopher F., Armoured Fighting Vehicles of the World (1971); FRANCE, Christopher, The Ministry of Defence (1993); GILBERT BROWNE, J., The Iraq Levels 1915-1932 (1932); JAMES, Lawrence, 1854-56 Crimea: The War with Russia from Contemporary Photographs (1981); KERR, Walter, The Russian Army (1944); LE QUEUX, William, The Invasion of 1910 with a Full Account of the Seige of London (1906); MAGNUS, Phillip, Kitchener: Portrait of an Imperialist (1958); PEARSALL, Phyllis, Women at War (1990); PEEDLE, Bob, Encyclopaedia of the Modern Territorial Army (1990); PERRY, F. W., The Commonwealth Armies (1988); POPHAM, Hugh, The FANY in Peace and War (1984); PYE, Andrew & WOODWARD, Freddy, The Historic Defences of Plymouth (1996); QUARRIE, Bruce, Panzer-Grenadier Division: 'Grossdeutschland' (1977); RAMSEY, Winston G.(ed), After the Battle Gibraltar No. 21 (1978); ROUBICEK, Marcel, Echo of the Bugle (1974); TRENCH, C, The Indian Army and the King's Enemies 1900-1947 (1988); TYLDEN, G., The Armed Forces of South Africa (1954); WARD, Irene, F.A.N.Y Invicta; WESTLAKE, R. A., A Register of Territorial Force Cadet Units 1910-1922 (1984); WESTLAKE, Ray, The Territorial year book First Year of Issue (1909); WHITE, A. C. T., The Story of Army Education 1943-1963 (1963); WHITE, B.T., British Tanks and Fighting Vehicles 1914-1945 (1970); WHITE, G., & O'SHEA, B., Irish Volunteer Soldier, 1913-1923 (2003); WILLOUGHBY, Roger, A Military History of the University of Dublin and its Officers Training Corps 1910 - 1922 (1989); Large selection of Regiment Magazine back copies

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377.    BIALER, Uri, The Shadow of the Bomber (1980); BITTNER, Dr Donald F., Royal Marine Spy 1910-13: Cpt. Bernard Frederic Trench, Royal Marines Light Infantry (1993); BLAXLAND, G., The Regiment's Depart, A history of the British Army 1945 - 1970 (1971); EDWARDS, Frank, The Gayish: A History of the Aden Protectorate Levies 1927 - 61 and the Federal Regular Army of South Arabia (2004); ENGLISH HERITAGE, Monuments of War: The evaluation, recording and management of twentieth century military sites (1998); HANKINSON, Alan, Man of Wars: William Howard Russell of The Times (1981); HAY, Col. George Jackson, An Epitomized History of the Militia (original 1908) (1987 modern facsimile edition); HER MAJESTY'S STATIONARY OFFICE, The British Army in the Falklands 1982 (1983); HEYMAN, Charles, The British Army: a pocket guide 1997/8 (1997); ISAACS, Jeremy and DOWNING, Taylor, Cold War: The Book of the Ground-Breaking TV Series (1998); JACKSON, Major Donovan, India's Army; JACKSON, Robert, Suez 1956: Operation Musketeer (1980); MANN, Michael, The Veterans (1997); MCCAMLEY, N. J., Cold War Secret Nuclear Bunkers (2002); MIKSCHE, F.O., Secret Forces (1971); MINERS, N. J., The Nigerian Armies 1956-1966 (1971); MORRIS, Richard, Guy Gibson (1994); NEVILL, Ted, ROBERTS, Mike, British Airborne Forces in the 90s (1995); SHORTT, JAMES G., British Special Forces 1945 to the present (1986); STANHOPE, Henry, The Soldiers: an anatomy of the British Army (1979); SWINTON, Ernest, Maj. Gen. Sir, Twenty Years After the Battlefields of 1914-18:Then and Now, Volume 1 (1938); SWINTON, Ernest, Maj. Gen. Sir, Twenty Years After the Battlefields of 1914-18:Then and Now, Volume 2 (1938); SWINTON, Major-Gen. Sir Ernest, The Green Curve Omnibus (1942); WINDROW & GREENE'S, Militaria Directory and Sourcebook and Sourcebook 1993, The essential reference book for the military enthusiast (1993); Engines of War: The Mechanised Army in Action (1941); First Battalion The Light Infantry, OP Banner Tour, West Belfast, 2 May - 19 September 1983; The Victoria Cross: India's V.C.s in two World Wars
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378.    ACTON, Viv & CARTER, Derek, Operation Cornwall: 1940-1944 (1994); ARTHUR, Max, Forgotten Voices of the Second World War (2004); BOORMAN, Derek, For Your Tomorrow: British Second World War Memorials (1995); COOPER, R.W., The Nuremberg Trial (1947); EISENHOWER, Dwight D., Crusade in Europe (1948); GWYNNE-VAUGHAN, Helen, Service with the Army (1942); HARRIS, Carol, Women at War 1939-1945, The Home Front (2000) (2 copies); HUNT, Robert & HARTMAN, Tom, Swastika at War (1975); JUNOD, Marcel, Warrior without Weapon (1951); KENNINGTON, Eric, Britain's Home Guard (1945); LADD, J. D., Assault from the Sea (1976); LIDDELL HART, B.H., The Other Side of the Hill (1948); HOME OFFICE, Personal Protection Against Gas - Air Raid Precautions Handbook No 1 (1938); RADNOR, J., It All Happened Before (1945); ROWE, Phyllis M. & RABEY, Ivan, When Bombs Fell: The Air-raids on Cornwall during the Second World War (1987); THOMAS, Nigel & MCCOUAIG, Simon, Foreign Volunteers of the Allied Forces 1939-45 (1991); TOWNSEND, Peter, Dual of Eagles (1970); TREVOR-ROPER, Hugh, The Last Days of Hitler (1947); TUTE, W et al., D-Day (1974); WAR OFFICE, Aircraft Recognition Training (1946); WAR OFFICE, Infantry Training (1948) (2 copies); 30th Corps in Germany (1945); Britain's Modern Army Illustrated (1942); Britain's Wonderful Fighting Forces (1942); Data Book of Wheeled Vehicles: Army Transport 1939-1945 (1983); Falmouth's Wartime Memories (1994); Instructions for American Servicemen in Britain (1942);

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379.    AUSTRALIAN MILITARY FORCES, The Australian Army at War 1939 - 1944 (1944); BEEVOR, A, Stalingrad (1998); BURKE, John, Rights and Powers of the Home Guard (1940); DAVIES, W. J. K., German Army Handbook 1939-1945 (1973); DAVIS, Brian L., The British Army in WWII (1990); FOOT, William, The Battlefields that Nearly Were: Defended England 1940 (2007); GRAMBERG, Robert C., Collectors Handbook on German Military Relics (Nazi Regime) (1962); HARDIE, Melissa ed., Digging for Memories: The Women's Land Army in Cornwall (2006); HASTINGS, Max, Overlord: d-day and the battle for Normandy 1944 (1984); HERSEY, J., Hiroshima (1946); HAY, I., The Unconquered Isle, The Story of Malta; JAFFE, Sally & Lucy, Chinthe, Women: Women's Auxiliary Service Burma 1942-1946 (2001); JAMES, Malcolm, Born of the Desert (1945); LAMB, C., I Only Joined for the Hat, Redoubtable Wrens at War… their trials, tribulations and triumphs (2007); MICHELIIN TYRES, Map, Battle of Normandy June-August 1944 (1947); MIKSCHE, F.O., Blitzkrieg, Etude sur la Tactique Allemande de 1937 a 1943 (1944); MINISTRY OF DEFENCE, Combined Operations 1940-1942 (1943); MONTGOMERY OF ALAMEIN, Normandy to the Baltic (1946); MOOREHEAD, A., African Trilogy (1944); PATRIDGE, Eric, A Dictionary of Forces' Slang 1939-45 (1948); TAIT, Derek, Plymouth at War (2006); Tantum, W. H. IV & Hoffschmidt, E. J., Uniforms, Insignia and Warships of WWII (1968); TAYLOR, Eric, Women who went to War 1938-46 (1988); TERRAINE, John, The Right of the Line: The RAF in the European War 1939-45 (1985); THE WAR OFFICE, The King's Regulations for the Army and the Royal Army Reserve (1940); WAR OFFICE, Elementary Map Reading, London, His Majesty's Stationery Office, November issue (1943); WAR OFFICE, Field Service Pocket Book, London, His Majesty's Stationery Office, January issue (1943); WAR OFFICE, Hints on Map Reading Instruction, London, His Majesty's Stationery Office, August issue (1943); WAR OFFICE, Infantry Training 1937 Supplement, London, His Majesty's Stationery Office, February issue (1941); WAR OFFICE, Infantry Training Part IV: The Mortar Platoon, London, His Majesty's Stationery Office, March issue (1944); WAR OFFICE, Infantry Training Part VIII. - Fieldcraft, Battle, Drill, Section and Platoon Tactics, London, His Majesty's Stationery Office, March issue (1944); WAR OFFICE, Training in Fieldcraft and Elementary Tactics, London, His Majesty's Stationery Office, March issue (1940); WARNER, Philip, Secret Forces of World War II (2004); WHITTAKER, L. B., Stand Down (1990); WILMOT, Chester, The Struggle for Europe (1959); The Eighth Army
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380.    ALFORD, S.L., Henry, and SWORD, W., Dennistoun, The Egyptian Soudan its Loss and Recovery (1898); ANONYMOUS, Aldershottana or Chinks in my Hut (1859); BACON & CO. (ed.) Map of the Transvaal, Orange Free State, Cape Colony, Natal (1900); BARRINGTON DE FONTBLANQUE, E, Treatise on the Administration and Organization of the British Army with Especial Reference to Finance and Supply (1858); BECKETT, I. F. W., Victoria's Wars (1974); DE COSSON, E.A. Major, Fighting the Fuzzy-Wuzzy, Days and Nights of Service with Sir Gerald Graham's field Force at Suakin (1990); FARRELL, J.G., The Siege of the Krishnapur (1973); FEATHERSTONE, Donald, Captain Carey's Blunder (1973); FEATHERSTONE, Donald, Omdurman 1898: Kitchener's Victory in the Sudan (1999); GLEIG, Rev. R., The Story of the Battle of Waterloo (1907); HARFIELD, Alan, The Indian Army of the Empress 1861-1903 (1990); KEOWN-BOYD, Henry, A Good Dusting: The Sudan Campaigns 1883-1899 (1986); LAWRENCE-ARCHER, J. P., The Punjab Campaign 1848 - 49 (1878); MARKHAM, J. David, Napoleon and Doctor Verling on St Helena (2005); MCCABE, Bernard, More than Twice a Hero; NORTH, Rene, Regiments at Waterloo (1971); PEACH, L., Du Garde, Florence Nightingale (1959); RICHARDS, WALTER, Her Majesty's Army, Indian and Colonial Forces (1891); SCOTT, Sir Sibbald D.C., The British Army : Its Origin, Progress, and Equipment, Vol. I (1861); SCOTT, Sir Sibbald D.C., The British Army : Its Origin, Progress, and Equipment, Vol. II (1868); SWEETMAN, John, War and Administration: The Significance of the Crimean War for the British Army (1984); VERNON, Ralph Ernest, A Narrative of the Royal Scottish Volunteer Review in Holyrood Park on the Seventh August 1860 (1860); YONGE, C. D., The Life of the Duke of Wellington (1894); Cavalry Regulations (1844); Champ de bataille de Waterloo, Hameau Lion, Belgium (2005)

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381.    BARKER, A.J., The Vainglorious War 1854-56 (1970); BARTHORP, Michael, The Frontier Ablaze: The North West Frontier Rising 1897-98 (1996); BARTHORP, Michael, War on the Nile: Britain, Egypt, and the Sudan - 1882-1898 (1984); BUKHARI, Emir, Napoleon's Dragoons and Lancers (1976); CHESNEY, Lt. Col. George T., The Battle of Dorking (1871); DETAILLE, Edouard, L'Armee Francaise: An Illustrated History of the French Army, 1790-1885 (1992); FARMER, DAVID, The Warrior of the West: Richard Hussey (2005); FENTON, Roger, Roger Fenton: Photographer of the Crimean War: His Photographs and his Letters from the Crimea (1954); HEYER, Georgette, An Infamous Army (1944); JAMES GOODING, S., An Introduction to British Artillery in North America (1965); JEBB, J., Part-I: Defence of Military Outposts A Practical Treatise on Strengthening and Defending Outposts, Villages, Houses, Bridges (1837); KATCHER, Philip, American Civil War Armies (3): Staff, Specialist and Maritime Services (1986); KNIGHT, D.J., Directory of Yeomanry Cavalry 1794 - 1828, Special Number 2013, (2013); KNIGHT, Ian, The Anatomy of the Zulu Army from Shaka to Cetshwayo 1818-1879 (1995); MONTGOMERY, K.G. Viscount Field Marschal et al. , Wellington; NAYLOR, John, Waterloo (1960); PARKER & SON, John (ed.) , Field Exercise and Evolutions of Infantry (1859); PERRY, Ottley L., Rank, Badges & Dates in Her Majesty's Army & Navy (1888); SPEECKAERT, Georges Patrick & BAECKER, Isabelle, Relics and Memorials of the Battles of 1815 in Belgium (2000); STEEVENS, G.W., With Kitchener to Khartoum, (1898); TAILLEFER, N, Rondeaus of the British Volunteers (1878); WESTLAKE, Ray, The Rifle Volunteers 1859 - 1908 (1982); WESTLAKE, Ray, The Volunteer Industry 1880 -1908 (1992); WILKINSON-LATHAM, Robert, The Sudan Campaigns 1881-1891 (1976)
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382.    BELLONA PUBLICATIONS, Military Field Works of The 18th & 19th Centuries; BOWEN, Edward E., The Campaigns of Napoleon (1873); COGGINS, Jack, Arms and Equipment of the Civil War (1962); EMERITUS, The Militiaman at Home and Abroad (1857), FIELD, Ron, American Civil War Confederate Army (1996); FITCHETT, W. H. (LL. D.), Wellington's Men (1921); FOSTEN, Bryan, Wellington's Infantry 1 (1999); GREENE, Lt. Col. Joseph I., The Living Thoughts of Clausewitz (1954); HEATHCOTE, T.A., The Indian Army: The Garrison of British Imperial India, 1822 - 1922 (1974); KELTIE, J. Scott, ed., The Story of Emin's Rescue as told in Stanley's Letters (1890); LORD ELTON, General Gordon (1954); MAURICE, Col. J.F., The Campaign of 1882 in Egypt (1973); MCBRIDGE, Angus, The Zulu War (1976); MORRIS, James, Heaven's Command: An Imperial Progress (1979); NICOLSON, Nigel, Napoleon 1812 (1985); OATEY, G. H., The Transvaal War, Comrade Jim: A Story of the War (1900); OVER, Keith, Flags and Standards of the Napoleonic Wars (1976); PHILLIPS, Watts, The Coast in Danger!!! A Laugh at the Threatened Invasion (1815); SEATON, Albert, The Russian Army of the Napoleonic Wars (1973); SLATIN PASHA, RUDOLF C., Fire and Sword in the Sudan (1898); SPIERS, Edward M., The Late Victorian Army 1868-1902 (1999); SIMKIN, Richard, The War in Egypt; TYLER, R. A. J., Bloody Provost (1980); VON PIVKA, Otto, Napoleon's Polish Troops (1974); CHARLES, W. E., and JANE, M. A., Shirley Heights: The Story of the Redcoats in Antigua (1982); WALTER, James, England's Naval and Military Weakness: National Dangers (1882); WALTON, Lt. Col. P. S., Simkin's Soldiers: The British Army in 1890 (1981); WALTON, Lt. Col. P. S., Simkin's Soldiers: The British Army in 1890, Vol. II: The Infantry (1987); WAR OFFICE, Regulations for the Volunteer Force, London, Parker, Son and Bourn, WM. Clowes and Sons, Harrison & Sons (1861); WARNER, Philip, Dervish (1973); WISE, Terence and HOOK, Richard, Artillery Equipment of the Napoleonic Wars (1979); WOODHAM-SMITH, Cecil, The Reason Why (1955); WYATT, R. J., Collecting Volunteer Militaria (1974); Collection de Douze Vues de Waterloo (Bruxelles, chez Gerard)

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383.    AIR MINISTRY, Bomber Command Continues (1942); ASHWORTH, Chris, Action Stations, 5. Military airfields of the South West (1982); BATES, H.E., War Pictures by British Artists, RAF, no 3 (1942); BROKE-SMITH, P.W.L., History of Early British Military Aeronautics (1968); CHAPLIN, John, Wings and Space (1970); CHAPMAN, Ted, Cornwall Aviation Company (1979); CORMACK, Andrew, The Royal Air Force 1939 - 45 (1990); CORMACK, Peter, CORMACK, Andrew, Men at Arms: British Air Forces 1914 - 1918 (1) (2000); CORMACK, Peter, CORMACK, Andrew, Men at Arms: British Air Forces 1914 - 1918 (2) (2001); DELACOMBE, Harry, The Boy's Book of Airships and Other Aerial Craft (1910); ESCOTT, B.E, Women in Air Force Blue (1989); FABB, John, Flying and Ballooning from old photographs (1980); HILLARY, Richard, The Last Enemy (1949); JANE, Fred T., Jane's All the World's Aircraft (1969) (2 copies modern facsimile editions); JEFFORD, C. G., RAF Squadrons Second Edition (2001); JEFFORD, Wing Commander C.G., Observer's and Navigators and other non-pilot aircrew in the RFC, RNAS and RAF (2001); MOWTHRORPE, Ces, Battlebags: British Airships of the First World War (1998); MUNSON, K., Bombers 1914 - 1919 Patrol and Reconnaissance Aircraft (1968); MUNSON, K., Civil Airliners since 1946 (1967); MUNSON, K., Fighters 1914 - 1919 Attack and Training Aircraft (1968); MUNSON, K., Pioneer Aircraft 1903 - 1914 (1969); ROLT, L.T.C., The Aeronauts (1985); ROSKILL, Captn. S.W., Documents relating to the Naval Air Service, Vol. 1, 1908-19 (1969); SMITH, A., Throw out Two Hands (1963); SMITH, Graham, Devon and Cornwall Airfields in the Second World War (2000); STANHOPE SPRIGG, T., The Royal Airforce (1935); THOMPSON, Christine, The First Balloon Flights in Great Britain (1984); THOMPSON, R., The Royal Flying Corps (1968); WAKEHAM, Geoff, Royal Naval Air Station Guildrose 1947-1997 (1997); WALKER, Percy B., Early Aviation at Farnborough (1971); WALKER, Percy B., Early Aviation at Farnborough: The First Aeroplanes (1974); WILLIAMS, Archibald, Conquering the Air (1926); WRIGHT, Robert, Dowding and the Battle of Britain (1969)
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384.    ANDREW, F.R. The History of RAF Perranporth; BOYLE, Andrew, Trenchard: Man of Vision (1962); CAINE, P.D., American Pilots in the RAF, The WWII Eagle Squadrons (1991); CAMM, F. J., The Model Aircraft Book (1949); COLLINS, G. T., Sails in the Sky; CURTIS, Lettice, The Forgotten Pilots (1985); DAVIS, Brian L., Luftwaffe Air Crews: Battle of Britain 1940 (1974); DEIGHTON, Len & SCHWARTZMAN, Arnold, Airshipwreck (1978); DUNSTAN, Roy, My Life with RAF St Eval (1999); EDWARDS, Charles A, Drop Zone Flashes of the British Airborne Forces (1993); FLYING OFFICER "X"', How Sleep the Brave and Other Stories (1943); FLYING OFFICER "X"', The Greatest People in the World and Other Stories (1942); LEWIS, C., Sagittarius Rising, The classic account of flying in the First Word War (1977); HER MAJESTY'S STATIONARY OFFICE, The Air Force List Autumn 1964 (1964); HER MAJESTY'S STATIONARY OFFICE, The Battle of Britain August - October 1940 (1940); HER MAJESTY'S STATIONARY OFFICE, The Air Force List, Authority, London, Autumn 1966 (1966); LONDON, Peter, U-Boat Hunters: Cornwall's Air War 1916-19 (1999); MACKWORTH-PRAED, Ben, Aviation: The Pioneer Years (1990); MARION, F., Wonderful Ballon Ascents or the Conquest of the Skies (1870); MCINNES, I. & WEBB, J.V., A Contemptible Little Flying Corps (1991); MEAD, Peter, The Eye in the Air (1983); MINISTRY OF DEFENCE, Royal Air Force Commissions in the Dental Branch (1970); MINISTRY OF INFORMATION, Fleet Air Arm (1943); MONK, F.V. & WINTER, H.T., The Royal Air Force; PEARCE, Frank, 'Mayday! Mayday! Mayday!' (1977); PERRETT, Bryan & LORD, Anthony, The Czar's British Squadron (1981); PHILPOTT, Bryan, RAF Combat Units SEAC 1941-45 (1979); RAWLING, John D.R., Pictorial History of the Fleet Air Arm (1973); RIPPON, Cdr. P.M. & MOTTRAM, Graham, Yeovilton: The History of the Royal Naval Air Station, Yeovilton, 1940-1990 (1990); ROBERTSON, Bruce, The Army and Aviation: A Pictorial History (1981); SARGENT, Eric (ed.), The Royal Air Force Second Edition; SARGENT, Eric, Aircraft and the Air; SAUNDERS, Hilary St George, Per Ardua: The Rise of British Airpower 1911-1939 (1944); SHORTT, JAMES G., The Special Air Service (1981); TAYLOR, John W.R. & MOYES, Philip J.R., Pictorial History of the RAF Vol. II 1939-45 (1969); TAYLOR, John W.R. & MOYES, Philip J.R., Pictorial History of the RAF Vol. III 1945-1969 (1970); TAYLOR, John W.R., Pictorial History of the RAF, Vol. 1 1918-1939 (1968); TEAGUE, Dennis C., Aviation in South West Britain 1909-1979 (1982); A Short History of the RAF Regiment (1970); By Air to Battle: The Official Account of the British Airborne Divisions (1945); Colours and Standards in the Royal Air Force (1957); Military Ballooning 1862 (1967); The Kings Regulations and Orders for the Royal Air Force, 1918 (1918); The Wonder Book of the RAF
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385.    ADIE, Kate, Corsets to Camouflage: Women and War (2003); AIR MINISTRY, Dress Regulations for Officers of the Royal Air Force, Air Publication 1358 (1939); BARLOW, L. & SMITH, RJ, The Uniforms of the British Yeomary Force 1794-1914 - 2: North Somerset Yeomanry; BARLOW, L. & SMITH, RJ, The Uniforms of the British Yeomanry Force 1794-1914 - 4 Westmoreland and Cumberland Yeomanry; BOUTELL, Charles, English Heraldry (1908); CAMPBELL, D. Alastair, The Dress of the Royal Artillery (1971); CAMPBELL, D.A. Major, The Dress of the Royal Artillery from 1898 - 1956, Royal Artillery Institution (1960); CARMAN, W. Y., Dress Regulations 1846 (1971); CARMAN, W. Y., Uniforms of the British Army: The Cavalry Regiments (1982); CARMAN, W.Y., Full Dress Sabretaches of the British Army (Military Historical Society Special Number) (2000); CARMAN, W.Y., Headdresses of the British Army: Cavalry (1968); CARMAN, W.Y., Headdresses of the British Army: Yeomanry (1970); CARMAN, W.Y., Sabretaches of the Light Cavalry (Military Historical Society Special Number) (1998); CARMAN, W.Y., Some English Yeomanry Sabretaches (Military Historical Society Special Number) (1987); CARMAN, W.Y., Uniforms of the British Army (illustrated by R. Simkins) (1985); CARMAN, W.Y., Yeomanry and other Sabretaches (Military Historical Society Special Number) (1988); CHAPPEL, Mike, The British Soldier in the 20th Century: Airborne Uniforms (1990); CHAPPEL, Mike, The British Soldier in the 20th Century: Battledress 1939 - 1960 (1988); CHAPPEL, Mike, The British Soldier in the 20th Century: Field Service Head Dress 1902 to the Present Day (1987); CHAPPEL, Mike, The British Soldier in the 20th Century: Personal Equipment 1945 to the Present Day (1987); CHAPPEL, Mike, The British Soldier in the 20th Century: Service Dress 1902 - 1940 (1987); CHAPPEL, Mike, The British Soldier in the 20th Century: Tropical Uniforms (1988); CHAPPELL, Mike, British Battle Insignia (1): 1914-1918 (1986); CHAPPELL, Mike, British Battle Insignia (2): 1939-45 (1987); GRANT, Francis J., Manual of Heraldry (1937); HARRIS, Carol, Women At War 1939-1945: In Uniform (2003); HOFFSCHMIDT, E.J. & Tantum, W.H., German Army and Navy Uniforms and Insignia, 1871-1918 (1968); KANNIK, Preben, Military Uniforms in Colour (1968); KANNIK, Preben, Military Uniforms in Colour (1969); LEMONOFIDES, Dino, British Cavalry Standards (1971); LEMONOFIDES, Dino, British Infantry Colours (1971); WESTLAKE, Ray (ed.) Dress Regulations (India) 1931 (1987); WESTLAKE, Ray, Dress Regulations (India) 1931 (1931); WILKINSON-LATHAM, ROBERT, CHRISTOPHER, Cavalry Uniforms: Including Other Mounted Troops of Britain and the Commonwealth in Colour (1969); WILKINSON-LATHAM, ROBERT, CHRISTOPHER, Infantry Uniforms: Including Artillery and Other Supporting Corps of Britain and the Commonwealth (1970); WILKINSON-LATHAM, ROBERT, CHRISTOPHER, Infantry Uniforms: Including Artillery and Other Supporting Corps of Britain and the Commonwealth 1742 - 1855 (1969); WILKINSON-LATHAM, ROBERT, Crimean Uniforms 2 British Artillery (1973)
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£30-60
386.    ALLEN, Kenneth, Fighting Men and their Uniforms (1971); ALLEN, Phoebe, Peeps at Heraldry (1926); ARMS AND ARMOUR PRESS, Red Army Uniforms and Insignia, 1944 (1968); BRAYLEY, Martin, & INGRAM, Richard, World War II British Women's Uniforms (1995); CASSIN-SCOTT, Jack & FABB, John, Ceremonial Uniforms of the World (1973); COLLETT WADGE, D, Women in Uniform (1946); COOPER, Matthew, Uniforms of the Luftwaffe (1974); D.S.V & FOSTEN, B.K., The British Red Line: Uniforms of the British Army between 1751 & 1914 (1989); DAWSON, Malcolm, Uniforms of the Royal Armoured Corps (1974); FOSTER, Bryan and GIBBS, Gary, Military Historical Society Special Number: The British Infantry Shako 1800-1897 (2008); HAMILTON, Eric, The Bulletin: Military Historical Society, Colours of the Regular Army Infantry of the Line, 1st July 1881-1958 (1968); HICKS, J. S., Pomp and Changing Circumstance; HICKS, Major J. S., RM, The Duchess Wore Blue; LAWSON, Cecil C. P., A History of The Uniforms of The British Army Volume 1 (1941); LAWSON, Cecil C. P., A History of the Uniforms of the British Army Volume 2 (1940); LAWSON, Cecil C. P., A History of The Uniforms of The British Army Volume 3 (1961); LAWSON, Cecil C. P., A History of The Uniforms of The British Army Volume 4 (1966); MARRION, R. & THOMPSON, J. Glenn et al., Gunga Din Commonwealth and Empire Series: 'Paint it Yourself' Military Prints and 11 Pages of Historical Nots and Uniform Information (1975); MAY, Commander W. E., RN, The Dress of Naval Officers (1966); MONTAGUE, Ronald, Dress and Insignia of the British Army in Australia & New Zealand 1770-1870 (1981); NORTH, RENE, Military Uniforms 1686 - 1918 (1970); SKILTON, Wendy, British Military Band Uniforms: Cavalry Regiments (1992); SKILTON, Wendy, British Military Band Uniforms: The Household Division (1992); WARING, John, Identification Pamphlet No. 1: British Regular and Territorial Cloth Formation Signs and Titles (1967); WARING, John, Identification Pamphlet No. 2: British Miscellaneous Cloth Formation Signs and Titles (1967); WAR OFFICE, Clothing Regulations (1914); WAR OFFICE, Dress Regulations for the Army, November issue (1911); WAR OFFICE, Dress Regulations for the Officers of the Army (Including the Militia), London, His Majesty's Stationery Office (1900); WAR OFFICE, Dress Regulations for the Officers of the Army (Including the Militia), London, His Majesty's Stationery Office (1904);

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£30-60
387.    BARNES, R. Money, Military Uniforms or Britain & The Empire (1960); BULLOCK, Capt. H, Indian Infantry Colours (1997); DAVIS, Brian L., British Army Cloth Insignia 1940 to the present (illustrated ref. guide) (1985); DAVIS, J.B., British Army, Uniforms & Insignia of World War Two (1983); DAVIS, Brian, German Army Uniforms and Insignia 1933-1945 (1992); GLOVER, D.G., Military Historical Society - Special Number: Coloured Field Services Caps, Infantry (2002); GLOVER, Michael, An Assemblage of Indian Army Soldiers and Uniforms (1973); GOVERNMENT OF INDIA ARMY DEPT., Army Regulations, India Volume VII Dress (1913); GOVERNMENT OF INDIA, Army Regulations, India, Volume XI, Clothing For 1904, 1909 and 1914 (1904); HOLDING, T.H., Uniforms of the British Army Navy and Court (1984); KNIGHT, D. J., SMITH, R.J., The Uniforms of the Imperial Yeomanry, 1901-1908 (2009); KNIGHT, D.J., The Mess Dress of the Yeomanry Cavalry: 1880-1914 (2006); KNOTEL, Prof. Richard, Handbuch der Uniformkunde (1937); MINISTRY OF DEFENCE, Royal Navy and Royal Marines Uniform Regulations (1966); MOLLO, Andrew and TURNER, Pierre, Army Uniforms of World War 1 (1977); NEWMAN, Peter, (Revised by R.J Wilkinson-Latham), Discovering Militaria (1972 - First Published 1968); NORTHAMPTONSHIRE REGIMENT, Dress Regulations for Officers (1950);; ROSS, D., CHARTRAND, R, Canadian Militia Dress Regulations 1907, Illustrated, with amendments to 1914; SAINSBURY, J. D., Uniforms and Badges of the Hertfordshire Volunteer Regiment 1914-1919 (1980); SEAMAN, Peter, For Hostilities Only (2010); TELFER, Dunbar & MCCLINTOCK, ?, Extract from Old Irish & Highland Dress (1950); The Dress Distinctions by Landgridge's Military publications (9) (1959-1961); THE LIGHT INFANTRY DEPOT, SIR JOHN MOORE BARRACKS, The Light Infantry Dress Regulations (1971) (Photocopy of original); THE WAR OFFICE, Soviet Army Uniforms (1961); THETFORD, O.G., Camouflage '14-'18 (1943); Dress Regulations for Officers, RAF, Princess Mary's RAF Nursing Service, Women's RAF, Auxiliary and Reserve Forces (1952) (2 copies); Index to British Military Costume Prints (1972); Uniform Regulations for Officers, Petty Officers, and Seamen of the Fleet (2005); VARIOUS, The Uniforms of the British Yeomanry Force 1794-1914 (numbers 3-15, two copies of number 14); Catalogue of Clothing and Necessaries, Section CB, Armlets, Badges, Chevrons and Titles (1949); Clothing Regulations 1894 (1987); Dress Regulations for the Army (1934); Dress Regulations for the British Army 1874 (2004); Dress Regulations for the Officers of the Army 1891 (modern facsimile edition); Dress Regulations for the Officers of the Army 1891 (Facsimile Edition 9/200); German Military Uniforms and Insignia 1933-1945 (1967); Regulations for the Dress of the Army 1864 (facsimile)

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£30-60
388.    ADAM, Frank, The Clans, Septs and Regiments of the Scottish Highlands (1934); ADEN FIELD FORCE, Aden Field Force 21st Anniversary Dinner Saturday June 10th 1939 at the Trocadero 1915 - 1920 - Event Programme (1939); ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA NATIONAL PARKS AUTHORITY, The Romance of English Harbour (n.d); ARTIST RIFLES (ed.) Precis Military Law (-); ATKINSON, Cpt. J., ABC of the Army; BAIN, Robert, The Clans and Tartans of Scotland (First Published - 1938); BOSTOCK, J., Notes on Visual Training and Judging Distance in relation to Musketry (1916); BOURNE, Dorothea St Hill, They Also Serve: Animals of the fighting services (1947); BRUCE, A. P. C., An Annotated Bibliography of the British Army 1660-1914 (1975); BRUTON, Eric, Hallmarks and Date Letters on Gold and Silver (1970); CAUNT, Pamela M., Military Sweetheart Jewellery II; CAUNT, Pamela M., Military Sweetheart Jewellery III (2001); CAUNT, Pamela M., Military Sweethearts; COLE-MACKINTOSH, Ronnie, A Century of Service to Mankind: The Story of Sat. John Ambulance Brigade (Second Edition 1994); DAWNAY, Major N. P., The Distinction of Rank of Regimental Officers. 1684-1855 (1960); DELL, Simon (MBE), Policing the Peninsula (1850-2000) (2000); DENNEY, Rev. A. H., Militaria: Collecting Print and Manuscript (1973); DENOEU, Francois, Military French (1945); DIVIS, Jan, Guide to Silver Marks of the World (1994); EISENHOWER, Dwight D., United States Army Centennial Biography (1946); FITZPATRICK, Jim, The Bicycle in Wartime (1998); GLASSTONE, Samuel (ed.), The Effects of Nuclear Weapons (1857); HARFIELD, Alan, Pigeon to Packhorse: The Illustrated Story of Animals in Army Communications (1989); HEATHCOTE, T. A., The British Field Marshalls 1736-1997 (1999); HOLMES, Richard, Redcoat: The British Soldier in the Age of the Musket (2002); HUTCHINSON, Lt. Col. Graham Seton, The British Army (1945); JOHNSON, C. P. R. and WATKINS, J. Harold (eds.), Twice a Citizen: Souvenir of the Golden Jubilee of the Territorial Army 1908 - 1958 (1958); JOHNSON, Sir Peter., Reed's Maritime Flags: Usage and Recognition (2002); JOHNSON, Stanley C., Chats on Military Curios (1915); KNIGHT, Ian, Queen Victoria's Enemies (2): Northern Africa (1989); LANGDON-DAVIES, Capt. John, The Home Guard Fieldcraft Manual; LEPCHA, Major (QGO) Lyansong. Sahebs and A Collection of Tales about the Sikhim and Nepal Himalayas (1993); MACMUNN, Major G.F., The Armies of India (1911); MACMUNN, Major G.F., The Armies of India (1984); MCPHEE, John, The Swiss Army: La Place de la Concorde Suisse (1984); MOOREHEAD, Caroline, Dunant's Dream: War, Switzerland and the History of the Red Cross (1988); MORRIS, James, Pax Britannica: The Climax of an Empire (1979); NEVILL, Ralph, British Military Prints (1909); PARR, J. W., The Winchester College Corps (1957); PICKFORD, Ian (ed), Jackson's Hallmarks English, Scottish, Irish Silver & Gold Marks from 1300 to the Present Day (1991); PRIESTLEY, J. B., British Women go to War; RICHARDS, Walter, Her Majesty's Army: A Descriptive Account (Vol. 1); RICHARDS, Walter, Her Majesty's Army: A Descriptive Account (Vol. II); RICHARDS, Walter, Her Majesty's Army: A Descriptive Account (Vol. III); ROBERTS, BARBARA, A Short History of the Most Venerable Order of The Hospital of St John of Jerusalem (2002); ROYAL MILITARY ACADEMY SANDHURST, Signal Communications Aide Memoire, January issue (1963); SCOTT, B. K. C., Dictionary of Military Abbreviations (1982); SIDEBOTHAM, S. E et al., The Red Land: The Illustrated Archaeology of Egypt's Eastern Desert (2008); STANWAY, Kate, For Valour: A Complete Record of the Victoria Cross from 1854 to 1904; SWEETMAN, John, Raglam: From the Peninsula to the Crimean (2006); TEMPLER, G, AUCHINLECK, C, The Army in India: a Photographic Record 1850 - 1914 (1968); THE PARKER GALLERY, A Catalogue of Military Prints, Paintings and Relics (1958); THE PARKER GALLERY, A Catalogue of Military Prints, Paintings and Relics (1964); TOLLER, Jane, Prisoners-of-War Work 1756-1815 (1965); VON CARSTENN, L., English-German, German-English Military Dictionary (1944); WALKER, Sydney F., Submarine Engineering (How Does it Work Series) (1914); WESTLAKE, Ray, The Volunteer Annual (Metropolitan Corps) 1903 (1988); WILKINSON, R. J. L., Malta: A Short History and Guide (1946); WOOD, E, The Red Cross Story (1995); YOUNGHUSBAND, Col. G. J. (C.B.), The Story of the Guides (1911);
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£70-100
389.    ARCHER, Laurence V., Collection of Letters; AUTOMATOS, A Treatise on the Loop Formation for Rifle Volunteers; BLACKFORD, Oscar, Services Charitable Associations and Societies; BLUM, Peter, Military Miniatures; BOSLEYS, Postal Auction of Military Badges (2000); BOSLEYS, Postal Auction of Military Badges (2001); BOUTELL, Charles, A Manual of Heraldry Historical and Popular (1863); BOYNTON, Lindsay, The Elizabethan Militia 1558-1638 (1971); BRUCE, Anthony, The Purchase System in the British Army 1660-1871 (1980); BRUHN HOFFMAYER, Ada, Studier fra Sprog- og Oldtidsforskning (1958); BURNE, Alfred H., YOUNG, Peter, The Great Civil War: A Military History of the First Civil War 1642-1646 (1959); CALAMY, E, Cromwell's Soldier's Bible 1643 (1895 reprint); CANE, M. A(ed.), Journal of the Society for Army Historical Research (1990); CAYZER, Bt.-Major J.T., Signalling in Conjunction with the Conveyance of Orders in Action (1904); COOKE, Brian, The Grand Crimean Central Railway (1997); CHILDERS, Major E.S.E. & STEWART, Robert, The Story of the Royal Hospital Kilmainham (original ed. 1921) (modern facsimile); CLARK, Cumberland, The Flag of England, its History, and the Flags of the Empire; DANBY, Paul, The British Army Book; DIRECTORATE OF ARMY EDUCATION, Far East Theatre, description of life and conditions in the Far East; DIX NOONAN WEBB AUCTIONEERS & VALUERS, Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (2011); EDWARDS, J. G. AND PARES, Richard, The English Historical Review (1956); ELLIS, C., Military Transport of WWII, including post war vehicles (1971); ESSON, Captain C. C., Battalion Drill Illustrated; FALLS, Cyril, Great Military Battles (1964); FREDERICK, J. B. M., Lineage Book of British Land Forces 1660-1978 Vol. 1 (1984); FREDERICK, J. B. M., Lineage Book of British Land Forces 1660-1978 Vol. 2 (1984); GOLDSMITH, Major General R.F.K., The Military Memorials of Winchester Cathedral (1974); GRAVES, Charles, The Thin Blue Line; GREENHILL, B., Guide to the National Maritime Museum Greenwich; HALL, L.J. AND R. H. W. HUGHES, The Inland Water Transport System (1921); HARNACK, Edwin P., All About Ships and Shipping (1952); HART, LIDDELL, Thoughts on War (1944); HARVEY, Maurice, Gibraltar: A History (1996) HASTINGS, MAX, The Oxford Book of Military Anecdotes (1985); HER MAJESTY'S STATIONRY OFFICE (ed.), Conference on Cyprus (1959); HICHBERGER, J.W.M., Images of the Army: The Military in British Art, 1815-1914 (1988); KEARSEY, A., Simple Tactics Including Fieldcraft, War Certificate "A", Home Guard Training and Other Schemes with Solutions (1941); KEARSEY, A., Tactical Schemes from Platoons to Brigades with Solutions and Notes, Second Edition (1928); LAWFORD, J. P, Britain's Army in India: From its Origins to the Conquest of Bengal (1978); LAWRENCE, Margot, Shadow of Swords: A biography of Elsie Inglis (1971); LAWRENCE-ARCHER, Major J.H., The British Army: Its Regimental Records, Badges, Devices Etc. (1888); LIDSTONE, Squadron Leader R. A., R.A.F.V.R, Bloody Bayonets: The Complete Guide to Bayonet Fighting (1942); LLOYD, Christopher, The Capture of Quebec (1959); LOVER, Samuel, MACKAY, Charles and MILLER, Thomas, Original Songs for the Rifle Volunteers (1861); MARCHANT, J., Decoding the Heavens (2009); MARETT-TIMS, H. W. & HOPEWELL-SMITH, A., Tome's Dental Anatomy (1914); MCLAREN, E.S, A History of the Scottish Women's Hospitals, London, New York, Toronto, Hodder and Stoughton (1919); MINISTRY OF DEFENCE AND CENTRAL OFFICE OF COMMUNICATION, The Territorial and Army Volunteer Reserve (1967); MORGAN, F., The Handy Book of General Information for Officers, N. C.O's. and Men of the R.A.M.C. (T.F.); MORRAH, Dermot, The British Red Cross (1944); NATIONAL ARMY MUSEUM, Annual Report 1970 - 1971/1972 - 1973/1974-75 (1970-1971); NATIONAL WAR MUSEUM ASSOCIATION MALTA, War Museum Souvenir Handbook (1979); POPE, Jessie, Simple Rhymes for Stirring Times (1916); Pratinidhi, S. B. P., The Ten Point Way to Health (1971); RAY, Elizabeth, Alexis Soyer: Cook Extraordinary (1991); RILEY-SMITH, Jonathan, Hospitallers: The History of the Order of St. John (1999); ROBINSON, A, Lost Languages: The Enigma of the World's Undeciphered Scripts (2002); ROGERS, Col. H.C.B. OBE, The British Army of the Eighteenth Century (1977); RUDOLF KURZ, Hans, Gebirgspatrouilleure; SELLER, W. E., With Our Fighting Men; SEMPLE, WILLIAM, The Scottish Tartans: With Historical Sketches of the Clans and Families of Scotland, The Badges and Arms of the Chiefs of the Clans and Families (1961); SIMKIN, Richard, Our Armies; SMITH, D.J., Discovering Horse Drawn Transport of the British Army (1977); SOSKICE, J, Sisters of Sinai (2009); STRACHAN, Hew, History of the Cambridge University Officers Training Corps (1976); SWAN, Robert & FLETCHER, Geoffrey, British Army Transport and Logistics (1991); TAYLOR, Gerald, Silver (1956); TERRITORIAL ARMY, A Vital Force of National Necessity; THE BRITISH LIBRARY, The American War of Independence 1775 - 1783 (1975); THE GUARDS TOY SOLDIER CENTRE, MLK Models Traditional Toy Soldier Catalogue; THE MINISTRY OF INFORMATION, Roof Over Britain (1943); THE NAVAL & MILITARY PRESS, Regulations for the Terrirorial Force and for County Associations (1908); THE ROYAL MAGAZINE, The Territorials: How to join The "Terriers" - their duties & all about them; THE SOLDIERS' CHARITY, Frontline (2011); THE TANK MUSEUM GUIDE, The Tank Museum of The Royal Armoured Corps and The Royal Tank Regiment; THE VETERINARY DEPT. WAR OFFICE, Animal Management (1908); THE WAR OFFICE, Manual of Map Reading Air Photo Reading and Field Sketching (1955); THE WAR OFFICE, Manual of Map Reading Air Photo Reading and Field Sketching, Part III, Field Schetching 1956 (1957); THE WAR OFFICE, Manual of Map Reading, Photo Reading, and Field Sketching (1940); TWISS, George E., Manual for St. John Ambulance Service; WHITELOCK, E.C. Types of the British Army Set No. 11: The Waggon Train; VANSITTART, Robert, Black Record Germans Past and Present (1941); VICARS, Captn. Hedley, Memorials of Captn. Hedley Vicars 97th Regt. (1856); W. & A. K. JOHNSON LTD (eds), The Scottish Clans & Their Tartans: Thirty First Edition, History of Each Clan and Full List of Septs; W. & A. K. JOHNSON, LTD (eds.), The Scottish Tartans: With Historical Sketches of the Clans and Families of Scotland, The Badges, Arms, Slogan, Etc. of the Clans; WAR OFFICE and AIR MINISTRY, Home Office, The Elements of First Aid, London, Her Majesty's Stationery Office (1957); WARD, Major C. R., Section Training Exercises; WEEKS, Stephen, Decaying Splendours (1979); WILKINSON-LATHAM, Robert, North West Frontier 1837-1947 (1977); WILLEY, P, Eagle's Nest (2005); WISE, Terence, Military Vehicle Markings (1971); WISE, Terence, A Guide to Military Museums (1971); WISE, Terence, A Guide to Military Museums (1986); WISE, Terence, Tactical Signs and National Identification Marks (1973); WYNDHAM, John, Plan for Chaos (2009)



£60-80
390.    A.F.V. Recognition, Part 1, September 1942 (1942); An Consantoir, The Irish Defence Journal, Issue May 1975 (1975); A History of the Ordnance Board (1965); Annual Range Practices (Small Arms) & Allotment of Small Arms Ammunition (1946); Army Book 155. (For the use of Mounted Officers and Army Signal Service), Instructions Regarding the use of Army Form, c.2121; Army Notebook (3 copies); Assorted Museum Guides; Badges of the Territorial Army photocopied designs - 3 volumes; Bosleys, 'Sale of Military Antiques Wednesday 13th Dec. 2006' (2006); British Military Biography: From Alfred to Wellington (1853); Collection of Indian Army Postcards; CONSERVATIVE RESEARCH DEPT., All the Answers on 100 Vital Issues; Extracts from Army Training Memorandum No. 47; Field Service Regulations, Part: Operations (1909); File with research and badges, multiple documents; History of the War with Russia (Vols. I-VI); HOME OFFICE AND THE CENTRAL OFFICE OF INFORMATION, Civil Defence Handbook No. 10: Advertising the Householder on Protection against Nuclear Attack (1963); HOME OFFICE CIVIL DEFENCE TRAINING MEMORANDUM NO. 3, The Control of Civil Defence Operations under Fall-Out Conditions (England and Wales) (1959 - Reprinted 1963); HOME OFFICE CIVIL DEFENCE TRAINING MEMORANDUM NO. 4, The Clearance of Z Zones by Road (1965); HOME OFFICE CIVIL DEFENCE TRAINING MEMORANDUM NO. 7, Road Movement (Provisional) (1962); Imperial War Museum WWI Posters (1972) (2 copies); Infantry Section Leading (1938) (2 copies); Infantry Training Memorandum No. 6 (1945); Infantry Training Volume I, Infantry Platoon Weapons Pamphlet No. 6, The Light Machine Gun (All Arms) (1948); Infantry Training Volume III, anges and Courses Pamphlet No. 31, Range Work - General (All Arms) (1948); In Memoriam: Obituary Article on the 21st Baron Delawarr; Jordan's Truro War Almanack (1916); JOURNAL OF THE BORDER MAGAZINE, 'Amalgamation Number', The Border Magazine, vol 2, no 8, March 1951 (1951); JOURNAL OF THE BORDER MAGAZINE, 'China', The Border Magazine, vol 1, no 1, September 1947 (1948); JOURNAL OF THE BORDER MAGAZINE, 'China', The Border Magazine, vol 1, no 2, March 1948 (1948); JOURNAL OF THE BORDER MAGAZINE, 'China', The Border Magazine, vol 1, no 3, September 1948 (1948); JOURNAL OF THE BORDER MAGAZINE, 'China', The Border Magazine, vol 1, no 4, March 1949 (1949); JOURNAL OF THE BORDER MAGAZINE, 'China', The Border Magazine, vol 1, no 5, September 1949 (1950); JOURNAL OF THE BORDER MAGAZINE, 'China', The Border Magazine, vol 2, no 6, September 1950 (1950); JOURNAL OF THE BORDER MAGAZINE, 'China', The Border Magazine, vol 2, no 7, September 1950 (1950); Leaflet, Musee Militaries De Suisse Romande et Du Tessin; National Defence Pocket Book; Notebook containing notes the Indian Army Reserve of Officers; Notebook with "A.C.T Expenses incurred - to be refunded" (1969); Notebook with "Badges of the Cyclist Battalions, Badges of Kitchener's Army, Badges of the Territorial Army 1908-1922, Territorial Army Uniforms, Territorial Badges 1939" typed on front; Notebook with "Kitchener's Army and TF/TA Bus(?)" written on front; Notebook with "Naval, Non-regimental, Air Forces (2)" on front; Notebook with military press cuttings; Movement Regulations and Instructions; Official Souvenir Programme of the Coronation Review of the Fleet by HM The Queen, at Spithead (1953); Offprints from Cornish Studies (1974-1980); Operations, Military Training Pamphlet No. 23 (1942); Ordnance Survey (map), War Department Land on Salisbury Plain; Palestine Police as a career; Personal Protection Against Gas - Air Raid Precautions Handbook No 1. Issued by the Home Office (1938); Photocopied list and images of Badges; Two Picture Card Albums; Precis Map Reading: Notes on Map Reading Instructor's Notes; Programme / Menu for the Corporation of London's Dinner in Honour of the Regiments which fought at the Battle of Waterloo (1965); RAF Pocket Book (1937); Regular Army: Certificate of Service of John Alfred Button (1935); ROYAL CORPS OF TRANSPORT leaflet; Royal Engineers Training Memorandum No. 16 (1945); Service sheets for John William Frederick Gaylor's funeral/thanksgiving service (2000) (2 copies); s Konings rok 1830-1890; Scrap Book containing news clippings, mainly about Territorial Army; Service sheet for 50th Anniversary of the end of WWII (Truro Cathedral) (1995); Souvenir Programme - Territorial Army Review by H. M. Queen Elizabeth II. (1958); Souvenir programme of the 1981 Edinburgh Tattoo (in plastic sleeve w. souvenir brochure) (1981); Spiral bound Notebook with 'national NATFLAT Spiral Bound Book' on front cover; The Army Manual of Public Relations (1967); THE JOURNAL OF TRANSPORT HISTORY, vol. VI, no. 3, (1964 May); The London Gazette, Tuesday, 15.10.1901, (1901); The Souldier's Catechisme (reprinted in facsimile from the edition of 1644); Theirs is the Glory, The Amazing Story of Arnhem; Toy Style Model Soldiers for Collectors (1999); Wallis and Wallis, Sales catalogues (1970); Wallis & Wallis, Catalogue for the Militaria Arms & Armour Sale 505 (2007); Wallis and Wallis, Connoisseur Collectors' Auction Spring 2008 (2008); War Imperial Museum Catalogue (2002); WAR OFFICE, Manual of Field Engineering (1911) WAR OFFICE, Field Service Pocket Book, London, His Majesty's Stationery Office (1914); WAR OFFICE, Field service Regulations (part 1): Operations (1909); WAR OFFICE, Field service Regulations (volume II): Operations (1920); WAR OFFICE, Field Service Regulations Part II (1909); WAR OFFICE, Infantry Training (1914); WAR OFFICE, Manual of Field Engineering (1911); WAR OFFICE, Manual of Map Read and Field Sketching (1912); WAR OFFICE, Message Writing and RT (1944); What it takes to be a Royal Marine (1974);

£60-80
391.    BELLIS, Malcolm A., Commonwealth Divisions 1939-1945 (1999); BETHELL, Nicholas, The War that Hitler Won (1972); BUSTER, Gun, Zero Hours (1942); COLLINS, L. J., Cadets and the War 1939-1945 (2005); DOBINSON, Colin, AA Command: Britain's Anti-Aircraft defences of the second world war (2001); DOHERTY, Richard, Only the Enemy in Front (Every other beggar behind...): The Reece Corps at War 1940 - 1946 (1994); GRAVES, Charles, The Home Guard of Britain (1943); GREEN, W. E., The Territorial in the next war (1939); HODGES, Peter, British Military Markings 1939 - 1945 (1971); HOLMAN, Gordon, Stand to Beach! (1945); JOHNSON, Brian, The Secret War (1978); JORDAN, Philip, Jordan's Tunis Diary (1943); MOUNTBATTEN, Louis (Earl of Burma, Vice Admiral), Report to the Combined Chiefs of Staff, South-East Asia, 1943-45 (1951); OSBORNE, BRIAN D., The People's Army: Home Guard in Scotland 1940-1944 (2009); PAWLE, Gerald, The Secret War: 1939-1945 (1957); PENIAKOFF, Lt. Col. Vladimir, DSO, MC, Private Army (1950); RYAN, Cornelius, The Last Battle: Berlin 1945 (1966); SCHELLENBERG, SS-General Walter, Invasion 1940 (2000); SCHRADER, Helena Page, Sisters in Arms: British and American Women Pilots during WWII (2006); SWIECICKI, Marek, With the Devils at Arnhem (1945);

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£30-60
392.    A GROUP OF BOOKS ON MILITARY BADGES AND BUTTONS
comprising 127 books (Full list available on request)

(127) £70-100
393.    Insignia of Indian and Pakistani Air Forces
Cap-badges, shoulder-titles (cloth and metal), flying-badges etc of the Indian Air Force from 1933 to 1945, the Royal Indian Air Force 1945 - 1956, Royal Pakistan Air Force 1947 - 1950, and the Indian and Pakistan Air Forces after the adoption of republican status, including an officer's gilt and gold-embroidered Service Dress cap-badge and Warrant Officer's rank-badge of the Pakistan Air Force. (27 items) £60-90
394.    Canadian Armed Forces Flying Brevets, Cap and Rank badges One card mounted with Brevets for Pilot, Navigator, Electronics Operator, Flight Engineer, Flight Crew, Parachute-Rescue and Flight Surgeon. A second card mounted with Officer's, Airmen's and Airwomen's cap badges with WO1, WO2 and Corporal's rank badges (2 cards, 16 items) £250-350
395.    Royal Canadian Air Force Flying Brevets, 1940s - 1950s Two cards of 1940s types, padded and unpadded types for Pilot, Air Gunner, Bomb Aimer, Wireless Operator-Air Gunner, Observer, Flight Engineer, Navigator and Navigator-Wireless. One card mostly post 1953 types for Pilot, Electronics Officer, Navigator, Flight Engineer and Flying Technicians and Surgeon, Service Dress and Mess Dress. (3 cards 28 items)
£400-500
396.    Royal Canadian Air Force Shoulder Titles, Rank and Trade badges 1940s - 1950s One card of Officers' and Airmen's CANADA titles rectangular and curved Blue-Grey and Khaki Drill. One card of Rank and trade badges for Warrant Officer I, Flt Sgt, Sgt and Cpl for Blue-Grey uniform plus Instrument Mechanic, Armourer, Engine Fitter, Airframe Fitter, Metal Worker and Works & Services with Wireles Mechanic KD. One card of Cap and Trades badges, Airmen and Officers, Chaplain, Medical Officer, Operational Tour Badge with buttons and some minor items.(3 cards, approximately 50 items)
£250-350
397.    A Collection of Royal Canadian Air Force and associated organisations Insignia, 1940s - 1950s One card of RCAF, RCAF Observer Corps, RCAF Association and Aerodrome Defence Company, miscellaneous and Band insignia including Cap and collar badges, Aerodrome Defence Company shoulder title; Central Pipe Band tartan sample and cap badges. One card of RCAF Airwomen's sports kit badge; Canadian Defence Research Flying suit badge; 6 uniform buttons. One card of RCAF Air Cadets Cap, collar and unit arm badges, metal and embroidered. (3 cards, 29 items)
£300-400
398.    Badges of the Royal Flying Corps (Canada), Canadian Air Force 1919-23 and Royal Canadian Air Force. RFC (Can) Cap and collar badges, CAF pilot's flying badge and RCAF Full Dress belt clasp. (1 card, 12 items) £300-400
399.    Royal Australian Air Force Insignia, 1930s - 1950s One card of RAAF Shoulder Titles for jackets and shirts, Khaki Drill with Overseas Service chevrons. One card of Shoulder Eagles and Titles, combined and separate for Blue uniforms with War Service chevrons. (2 cards, 24 items) £100-200
400.    Royal Australian Air Force Trade and Rank badges. Metal and embroidered - Medical Officer, Chaplain, Dental Officer, Warrant Officer, Flight Sergeant, Wireless Mechanic/Operator, Leading aircraftman, Band Personnel. (1 card, 37 items) £300-400
401.    Royal Australian Air Force Flying Brevets Padded and flat types - Pilot, Observer, Air Gunner, Bomb Aimer, Navigator, Flight Engineer, Signaller. (1 card, 16 items) £200-300
402.    Australian Flying Corps with Royal Australian Air Force Insignia AFC cap, collar and shoulder strap metal badges with AFC Overseas Service triangular arm badge and various RAAF badges. (1 card, 15 items) £400-600
403.    Australian Air Training Corps Cadets with RAAF Insignia, 1940s - 1960s. One card of AATC metal cap and shoulder badges with embroidered and slip-on types. One card of RAAF Airmen's and Warrant Officers' metal, composite and embroidered cap badges with Reserve and Air Observer Corps civilian badges. (2 cards, 23 items)
£150-200
404.    Royal New Zealand Air Force Insignia, 1940s - 1950s One card of RNZAF Officers' and Airmen's shoulder titles and eagles - embroidered and printed, Blue-Grey and Khaki Drill. One card of cap, trade and shoulder badges - Chaplain, Pilot, Observer and Apprentice with Airmen's cap and shoulder badges and buttons. (2 cards, 32 items)
£200-300
405.    Royal Air Force Shoulder Titles, 1940s One card of Shoulder Titles for Canadian and South African personnel- printed, woven and embroidered badges for Blue-Grey and Khaki Service Dress and Khaki Drill uniforms. One card of Unofficial RAF Airmen's titles on curved patches - N. IRELAND, JERSEY, CHANNEL ISLANDS. One card of unofficial - Returned Expatriates embroidered shoulder badges - Australia, South America and those of British personnel training or serving on the Commonwealth Air Training Scheme - England, Great Britain.
(3 cards, 17 items)
£200-300
406.    Insignia of Commonwealth, Allied and Expatriate personnel serving in the Royal Air Force, 1939-1945. One card of Shoulder titles and miscellaneous badges or components - Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Netherlands, Norway. One card of embroidered shoulder titles in Blue-Grey - Argentina, Brazil, Poland, France, British West Indies, U.S.A. One card of Australian and New Zealand officers' and Airmen's embroidered and woven shoulder titles, BG and KD. One card of Commonwealth Air Force shoulder titles, official and unofficial, 1940s with Ceylon Air Force insignia.
(4 cards, 37 items)
£350-400
407.    Free French Air Force officers' insignia, 1940 Cap and jacket rank badges, braids and buttons. (1 card, 9 items) £250-300
408.    A Collection of Royal Flying Corps, South African Air Force and Royal New Zealand Air Force badges. Embroidered flying badges for pilots and observers with 35 Sqdn SAAF badge and RFC cap badges.
(1 card, 8 items) £120-180
409.    Polish Air Force 1920s - 1930s and Polish Air Force in Great Britain, 1940-1945. Air Regiment, Squadron and cap badges with shoulder title and rank insignia and buttons. (1 card, 18 items) £600-800
410.    Polish Air Force in Great Britain Aircrew Brevets. Metal flying badges for Bomb Aimer, Flight Engineer, Meteorologist, Wireless Operator, Observer, Signaller. (1 card, 6 items) £400-600
411.    Royal Air Force Shoulder Eagles and Rank Badges, 1920s - 1980s. One card of rank insignia for Senior Aircraftman and Junior Technician - embroidered and woven, Blue-Grey and Khaki Drill. One card of shoulder strap Slip-on rank badges for Warrant, Technical ad Junior ranks - Blue-Grey. One card of Shoulder Eagles - embroidered and printed, BG and KD including a pair of the 1995 Pattern. One card of Shoulder Eagles - embroidered, woven and printed, BG. One card of BG Slip-on rank badges - Master Aircrew, Sergeant Aircrew, Technical and Junior ranks. One card mounted with Warrant Officer's SD cuff rank badge, an Airmen's cap badge; and Army Anti-Aircraft Command arm badge. Card of Leading Aircraftman rank badges - embroidered, woven and printed, Blue-Grey and Khaki Drill types, 1920s - 1970s. (7 cards, 67 items) £100-200
412.    Second Tactical Air Force RAF Insignia Blazer and lapel badges. (1 card, items) 2 £20-50
413.    Edinburgh and South-East Scotland Wing Pipe Band, Air Training Corps insignia. One card mounted with Cairngorm plaid brooch, waist-belt plate, sporran and bonnet badges with tartan sample.
(1 card, items 4) £300-400
414.    Royal Air Force Pilots Brevets 1930s-1990s. One card of Pilots Brevets, padded and flat types including the 1948 Pattern gold wire type - Service Dress and Mess Dress. One card of Aircrew Brevets, padded and flat types, Service and Mess Dress - Signaller, Flight Engineer, Observer (Radio) - Radar Operator - Fighter Controller. One card of Navigator Brevets, Service and Mess Dress types.
(3 cards, 37 items) £200-300
415.    Royal Air Force Pilots Brevets 1940s-1990s. One card of brevets, padded and flat types, Service and Mess Dress - Bomb Aimer and Air Gunner. One card of brevets, Service and Mess Dress types - Air Electronics Officer, Parachute Instructor, Air Quartermaster, Air Loadmaster, Meteorological Observer and Fighter Controller. (2 cards, 19 items) £150-200
416.    Royal Air Force flying suit and Royal Aircraft Establishment blazer badges. Strike Command, Command Crew and RAE blazer badges. (1 card, 3 items) £30-60
417.    Fleet Air Arm, Petty Officer's and Ratings' Rank/Trade badges. Red and gold - Air Mechanic, Electrical, Ordnance and Engines - gold wire and red 'silk' types. (2 cards, 13 items) £120-180
418.    Royal Air Force serving in Fleet Air Arm and Fleet Air Arm badges, 1924-1940s with FAA Flying Suit badges, 1970s-1990s. One card of FAA Pilots and Air Gunners flying badges with RAF Fleet Air Branch officer's cuff insignia. One card of FAA Flying Suit badges for 705, 707, 818, 820 and 771 Squadrons. (2 cards, 16 items) £200-300
419.    Royal Air Force and Princess Mary's RAF Nursing Service insignia. RAF Airmen's gilding metal, plastic and Staybrite cap badges; officer's beret badge, WRAF band badge, WRAF Dental branch collar badges and PMRAFNS insignia. (1 card, 17 items) £70-100
420.    Delete from sale £70-200
421.    Royal Air Force Police badges. Transport Command; Ferry Command and RAF Police Auxiliaries. (1 card, 3 items) £100-150
422.    Royal Air Force Badges for Service and Field Service Caps and Berets, 1930s - 1990s. One card of Air Officers' cap badges - King's Crown & Queen's Crown; Officers' cap badges x 2 both Queen's Crown; War Economy gilt metal Officer's cap badge Ptn 1918 by Gaunt and War Economy Officer's cap badge, Ptn 1943. One card of gilding metal, bronze and Staybrite eagle badges with and without crowns, with greatcoat shoulder strap versions. One card of beret badges - 1 Air Officer and 5 Officers' King's and Queen's crown mounted-metal and embroidered variants. (3 cards, 36 items) £200-300
423.    Royal Air Force Trade and Skills Insignia. One card of Rescue Volunteer (Mountain Rescue) badge for KD uniform with Air Steward and Air Ambulance Attendant BG badges. One card with Air Gunner's Arm badge, Pattern 1923 in gilding metal x 2, Air Gunner's brevet, Ptn 1939 and Ground Gunner's BG arm badge x 2. (2 cards, 10 items) £150-200
424.    Royal Air Force Education Officers One card mounted with two pairs of collar badges - one of the early larger size, one of the later smaller size plus a gilt Auxiliary Air Force officer's collar badge. (1 card, 5 items) £100-150
425.    Royal Air Force Apprentice Insignia (Technical Training Schools) and Officer Cadet uniform distinctions, 1920s - c.1960s. One card mounted with hand-made/modified cap badges for No. 1 School of Technical Training 1, 2 and 4 Wings with insignia for RAF Cadet Brigade 1918 No. 2 Wing and Cranwell officer cadet gorget patches. One card mounted with two Airmen's cap badges with coloured discs, Apprentice Arm badge (wheel) with disc; 3 cap bands and the Blazer Badge of the Radio School, RAF Locking. (2 cards, 22 items) £400-500
426.    RAF Volunteer Reserve badges Officers' gilded metal jacket and greatcoat types; embroidered and woven Airmen's types with VR Chaplain's collar badge and VR Medical Officer collar badge plus civilian dress lapel badges. (1 card, 25 items)
£100-150
427.    Royal Air Force Rank Lace, War Service chevrons and wound badges. Officers' Combination rank laces (1980s) for Gp Capt, Wg Cdr, Sq Ldr and Flt Lt with Tropical helmet pugaree flash 1920s-1940s and War Service chevrons embroidered, woven and printed B-G and KD plus Wound Stripes. (1 card, 13 items)
£120-180
428.    Royal Air Force Wireless Operator/Mechanics badges, 1930s - 1980s. Embroidered and woven examples including shoulder-strap slip-ons WITH unofficial Radio Observers (Radar Operators) badge. (1 card, 8 items) £150-180
429.    RAF Central Band insignia One card mounted with rank badges for Warrant Officer Class II and Leading Aircraftman; metal and embroidered collar badges ; music case metal badge. One card with Warrant Officer's and Airmen's headdress badges, shoulder-titles; rank badges and Established Musician badge. (2 cards, 16 items)
£200-300
430.    RAF Un-established, Volunteer Pipe Band and No. 1 School of Technical Training Pipe Band insignia, 1930s - 1950s. One card mounted with insignia for a Volunteer Pipe Band - Glengarry badge, Piper; Drum-Major with tartan sample. One card with King's and Queen's crown bandsmen's arm badges - gilding metal and embroidered; Trumpeter's and Drummer's arm badges. One card of variant Apprentice 'Wheel' badges in gilding metal and Staybrite/anodized; small-size rank badges for Apprentice Flight Sergeant and Corporal with bagpiper's and drummer's badges plus a woven slip-on shoulder badge. (3 cards, 27 items)
£250-300
431.    Royal Air Force specialist and Ocean Weather Service badges, 1920s - 1950s. One card mounted with RAF Works & Buildings 1 cap and 2 collar badges, 1920s; RAF Special Duties cap badges - Chaplains' Assistants etc; OWS Overall and Trade badges Wireless Operator and Steward with RN buttons. (1 card, 10 items)
£250-300
432.    RAF Skills and Trades Badges, 1940s - c. 1960s. One card of Marksmen's badges - embroidered types pre and post 1948; prototype woven variant; gilding metal and anodized Tropical types with RAF Medical Service badge and Assistant Provost Marshal shoulder-strap slip-on. One card of RAF Physical Training Instructor badges - gilding metal and embroidered Hand & Clubs badges; embroidered King's and Queen's crossed sabres uniform and athletics vest badges. One card of RAF Trade Badges - Air Sea Rescue, Bomb Disposal and Parachute Instructor - two unofficial ASR embroidered badges - the only official ones were printed; Parachute Instructor early and late type arm badges pre 1944; Bomb Disposal badge BG embroidered. (3 cards, 22 items)
£200-300
433.    Miscellaneous Civilian RAF-Associated badges with Airline badges 1930s with RAF and RAF-associated buttons. One card with insignia for Soldiers', Sailors' and Airmen' Families Association, the RAF Association, Guinea Pig and Goldfish clubs, RAF Comforts Committee, NAAFI, with Railway Air Services badge and British Overseas Airways Corporation badges with Civil Aviation constabulary badges. One card mounted with RAF-associated Buttons King's and Queen's crown blazer buttons; Civilian drivers and Mess Waiters buttons; RAF Yacht Club blazer buttons; RAF Association blazer buttons; Air Ministry Constabulary and unidentified. One card of RAF Buttons - greatcoat, jacket, cap and Field Service cap sizes. Service Dress; Mess Dress mounted type; War Service Dress plastic types - officers and Airmen. (3 cards, 98 items)
£200-300
434.    Royal Flying Corps and RAF Insignia, 1912 - 1980s. One card mounted with RFC and RAF Observers' Brevets Service Dress, Full Dress and Mess Dress types, 1915 - 1948. One card of RFC cap badges - bronze-patinated and gilding metal types; RAF Airmen's cap badges - King's crown pierced and solid with overseas manufactured variants; plastic types Ptn 1943; AuxAF Scottish volunteer pipe band white metal type; Queen's crown gilding metal, anodized and embroidered versions. With one WRAF headdress badge. (2 cards, 26 items)
£200-300
435.    Auxiliary Air Force and Royal Auxiliary Air Force insignia One card of shoulder and collar eagles and 'A' badges; blazer buttons; Proficiency Stars; 601 Squadron blazer buttons x3; with Bandsmen's bonnet badges for 602 City of Glasgow Squadron and 603 City of Edinburgh Squadron Pipe bands. One card of two embroidered 'A' badges with a Staybrite Airman's cap badge. (2 cards, 29 items)
£300-400
436.    Air Transport Auxiliary and Civilian Technical Corps badges ATA embroidered and metal badges for Service (peaked) and Field Service caps; CTC cap badge. (1 card, 5 items) £100-200
437.    Royal Naval Air Service and early Royal Air Force insignia and buttons, 1914 - 1918. RNAS embroidered and metal officers' cap badges; flying badges - jacket and greatcoat types - for Pilots and Observers; Air Branch officers jacket and greatcoat badges; Anti-Aircraft Corps embroidered arm badge and metal shoulder-strap badge; Squadron Commander's greatcoat shoulder-boards; Ratings Branch of Service eagle (red); Engine Mechanics Trade badge (gold wire). With R.N.A.S. red-on-blue shoulder-title for wear on khaki clothing (France and Belgium). With RAF senior NCO's cap badge (gold wire) and Airman's cap badge (red embroidered). (1 frame, 35 items)
£100-150
438.    Royal Air Force Miscellaneous uniform insignia and appurtenances, 1930s - 1960s. Mess Dress cloak collar clasp and chain; ceremonial band belt buckle-clasps x 2; shoulder-board insignia for Air ADC's to HM King George VI and HM Queen Elizabeth II; Full Dress rank lace (gold braid) Broad, medium and narrow; Mess and Full Dress trouser lace Ptn 1934; sword knot lace (sample); RAF blazer badge. (1 frame, 12 items (including linked pieces)
£100-200
439.    Royal Naval Air Service Armoured Car Branch insignia and early Royal Air Force Airman's cap badge. Framed panel of RNAS officer's bronze cap badge for wear with khaki overseas service uniform; bronze buttons x 4 for the same uniform; pair of officer's bronze Armoured Car collar badges; Ratings' Armoured Car collar badges - 4 variants in gilt and bronze; one gilt miniature variant; four RNAS gilt officer's buttons. With RAF Airmen's embroidered red cap badge Ptn 1918. (1 frame, 17 items) £150-200
440.    Royal Air Force Warrant Officer Grades 1 and 2 Rank insignia, 1918-1950s. Framed display of embroidered and metal rank badges for khaki, Blue-Grey and KD uniforms; WOI cap and beret badges King's crown and Queen's crown; Master Aircrew rank badges (pair) Ptn 1948 with small size collar badges K & Q crowns. (1 frame, 28 items)
£300-400
441.    Pipe Band insignia for 602 (Glasgow) and 603 (Edinburgh) Auxiliary Air Force Squadrons, 1936. Framed panel of cap, bonnet, sporran and sleeve badges for bandsmen with belt clasps, plaid brooches, pipers' and drummers' badges and Squadron blazer badges. (1 frame, 33 items) £150-200
442.    Royal Flying Corps insignia, 1912-1918 Framed display of Officers' and Airmen's cap badges; officers' and Senior NCO's collar badges; pilots' and observers' flying brevets embroidered and silver-gilt; embroidered and gilding metal shoulder-titles including Hampshire (Farnborough) RFC Territorials; officers' and Other Ranks rank badges for Service and Full Dress uniforms; wound stripes, Staff Officer gorget patch and Semaphore Signaller's badge. (1 frame, 65 items)
£300-400
443.    RAF Medical Services insignia, 1918 - 1980s Framed display panel of cap, collar and arm badges of the RAF Medical branch for officers and Medical Orderlies; RAF Nursing Service collar badge, 1918; Medical Officers collar badges for Service and Mess Dress; Princess Mary's RAF Nursing Service shoulder-title, tropical headdress badge and Mess Dress rank badge; Air Ambulance Attendants badges; Dental Branch collar badges. (1 panel, 40 items) £400-500
444.    Withdrawn

445.    Royal Air Force rank insignia for Non-Commissioned Officers, 1930s-1960s. One card of Sergeant's and Corporal's chevrons, Flight Sergeants' crowns, Warrant Officer Class II crowns, collar badges for 1930s Patrol Dress and 1950s Mess Dress with NCO Air Crew eagles - gilding metal and anodized examples.
(1 card, 30 items)

£70-120
446.    Parachute Regiment, Army Air Corps, Royal Corps of Transport Air Despatch Service, REME Aircraft Technician, Royal Army Service Corps and Special Air Service insignia.
One card of metal and embroidered flying, qualification, shoulder and squadron badges with shoulder titles and collar badges.
(1 card, 68 items)

£250-400
447.    Band and Musicians badges of the Royal Air Force and the Royal Canadian Air Force with similar civilian badges and a badge of the Adjutant General's Corps
Card of metal and embroidered badges, mostly RAF Established Bands, Volunteer bands and badges for drummers, bagpipers and trumpeters with two embroidered cap badges for the RCAF Central Band.
(1 card, 24 items)



£125-200
448.    Rhodesian and Royal Rhodesian Air Force badges, 1930s - 1960s. Panel of cap and collar badges, metal, anodized and composite. (1 panel, 25 items) £250-300
449.    A GROUP OF ROYAL AIR FORCE ITEMS Including a number of embroidered badges to include the Flying Training Command, Coastal Command and Strike Command, together with a selection of pipe band tartans, a file containing a cloth University Air Squadron badges including Oxford, Wales, Southampton and Manchester, a file containing RAF Regiment DZ Patches, together with a large collection of cloth and metal air force badges.
(Lot)

£70-100
450.    A GROUP OF ROYAL AIR FORCE ITEMS Including metal badges of the London Balloon Corp and Air Battalion, a bronze Balloon School Commemorative Medallion dated 1907, cloth epaulettes, some with gold embroidery, cloth arm bands for the RAF Postal Service and RAFP, and a number of buttons and belt buckles.
(Lot)
£70-100