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Cap / Headdress Badge – The Yorkshire Brigade, Short Lived, OR’s, Sil & Gold Staybrite, J. R. GAUNT LONDON. c.1958 - 68.

A Lovely Unissued Condition, Short Lived, Other Ranks (OR’s) Headdress Badge to: The Yorkshire Brigade. The White Rose of Yorkshire Surmounted by a St Edwards / Queens Crown. Title Scroll Reads: YORKSHIRE. Die Struck in Silver & Gold Anodised Aluminium / Staybrite, Voided, Slider, Makers Mark Reads: J. R. GAUNT LONDON. KK2032. c.1958 - 68.

Notes:
• 1948 (14 Jul): Formed: Depots Adopted Names: Yorkshire Bde. All Regt’s Reduced to Single Bn’s.
• R.North’d Fus. • West Yorks. • East Yorks. • Green Howards. • Duke of Wellingtons. • York & Lancs.
• 1958: Defence Review: No of Bn’s in a Bde Reduced to Four.
• 1958: All Regt’s in Brigades Adopted a Bde Cap Badge. Unit Collars Still Worn.
• 1958: E & W York’s Amalgamated to Form: P o W’s Own Reg’t of Yorkshire.
• 1958: RNF Transferred: Fusilier Brigade.
• 1968 (01 Jul): Amalgamated with: Lancastrian & N Irish to Form: Kings Div.

Dimensions: 42 mm x 31mm.

Code: 51180Price: 9.00 GBP


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Cap / Headdress Badge – The Yorkshire Brigade, Short Lived, OR’s, Sil & Gold Staybrite, J. R. GAUNT B’HAM. c.1958 - 68.

A Lovely Unissued Condition, Short Lived, Other Ranks (OR’s) Headdress Badge to: The Yorkshire Brigade. The White Rose of Yorkshire Surmounted by a St Edwards / Queens Crown. Title Scroll Reads: YORKSHIRE. Die Struck in Silver & Gold Anodised Aluminium / Staybrite, Voided, Slider, Makers Mark Reads: J. R. GAUNT B’HAM. KK2032. c.1958 - 68.

Notes:
• 1948 (14 Jul): Formed: Depots Adopted Names: Yorkshire Bde. All Regt’s Reduced to Single Bn’s.
• R.North’d Fus. • West Yorks. • East Yorks. • Green Howards. • Duke of Wellingtons. • York & Lancs.
• 1958: Defence Review: No of Bn’s in a Bde Reduced to Four.
• 1958: All Regt’s in Brigades Adopted a Bde Cap Badge. Unit Collars Still Worn.
• 1958: E & W York’s Amalgamated to Form: P o W’s Own Reg’t of Yorkshire.
• 1958: RNF Transferred: Fusilier Brigade.
• 1968 (01 Jul): Amalgamated with: Lancastrian & N Irish to Form: Kings Div.

Dimensions: 42 mm x 31mm.

Code: 51179Price: 9.00 GBP


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Badge Citation - 1st Battalion The Royal Gloucestershire, Berkshire and Wiltshire Regiment (1 RGBW). c.1994.

A Lovely Unissued / Not Worn Condition, But Removed From Packet of Issue, Decoration Unit Presidential Unit Citation, as Issued to each Man of the: 1st Battalion The Royal Gloucestershire, Berkshire and Wiltshire Regiment (1 RGBW) by the Colonel-in-Chief, HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh on the Amalgamation / Presentation of Colours Parade at Windsor Castle on Wednesday 08th June 1994. Sturdy Horizontal Hinged Needle Pin & Catch Brooch Fitting to the Rear. Makers Mark Reads: FIRMIN LONDON. c.1994.

Notes: Presidential Unit Citation, The Highest American Award for Collective Gallantry in Battle, Awarded by the President (Harry S. Truman) of the USA on the 08th May 1951. Approved DofA&S: 28 Jan 1953. Never Worn on Uniform by 1 RGBW, However they were / are Worn on the Blazer.

Dimensions: 15 mm x 35 mm.

Code: 51178Price: 10.00 GBP


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Cap / Headdress Badge – The Yorkshire Brigade, Short Lived, Off’s Quality Sil & Gilt J. R. Gaunt London. c.1958 - 68.

A Lovely Used / Worn Condition, Short Lived, Officer’s (Off’s) Quality Silver & Gilt Headdress Badge to: The Yorkshire Brigade. The White Rose of Yorkshire Surmounted by a St Edwards / Queens Crown. Title Scroll Reads: YORKSHIRE. Die Struck in Quality Silver & Gilt, Voided, 2 x Lugs E / W. Stamped Makers Mark Reads: J R GAUNT LONDON. KK2032. c.1958 - 68.

Notes:
• 1948 (14 Jul): Formed: Depots Adopted Names: Yorkshire Bde. All Regt’s Reduced to Single Bn’s.
• R.North’d Fus. • West Yorks. • East Yorks. • Green Howards. • Duke of Wellingtons. • York & Lancs.
• 1958: Defence Review: No of Bn’s in a Bde Reduced to Four.
• 1958: All Regt’s in Brigades Adopted a Bde Cap Badge. Unit Collars Still Worn.
• 1958: E & W York’s Amalgamated to Form: P o W’s Own Reg’t of Yorkshire.
• 1958: RNF Transferred: Fusilier Brigade.
• 1968 (01 Jul): Amalgamated with: Lancastrian & N Irish to Form: Kings Div.

Dimensions: 42 mm x 31mm.

Code: 51177Price: 35.00 GBP


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Tactical Recognition Flash (TRF) – 19th Mechanised Brigade. Short Lived, 1 Glosters 28th/61st. c.1993.

A Nice Used / Worn Condition, Scarce, Short Lived, All Ranks (AR’s) Official Tactical Recognition Flash (TRF) to: The 19th Mechanised Brigade. A Black Panther's Head with Flames coming out of its Mouth, Facing Left as Observed from the Front, Set on an Inverted Scarlet Red Triangle, Upon a Primrose Background. Complete with a Black Merrowed Edge. White Backed, Woven in Synthetic Threads / Fibres. c.1993.

Notes:
• 1993: 19th Mechanised Brigade.
• 1993: 1 Glosters 28/LXI: Saxon.
• The Black Panther Bagheera from Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book c,1894.
• Nicknamed: Jurassic Park or the Puking Panther.

Dimensions: 59 mm x 65 mm.

Code: 51176Price: 8.00 GBP


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Formation Sign / Badge – 19th Infantry Brigade & 7th Field Force. AR’s. Official Issue. Printed. Single. c.Post WW2.

A Lovely Unissued / Not Worn Condition Post WW2 Period, All Ranks (AR’s) Official Ordnance Printed on Linen, Economy Issue Type, Single Formation Badge / Flash to: The 19th Infantry Brigade & 7th Field Force. A Black Panther's Head with Yellow Eye and Flames from Mouth on a Scarlet Red Triangle Background. Silk Screen Printed. No Synthetic Threads / Fibres. c.Post WW2.

Notes:
• 1951 (Oct-Nov): Created under Cmd of the newly reformed 3 Div.
• 7th Field Force tasked to reinforce the British Army on the Rhine BAOR.
• 1961 (Aug): 1 Glosters: 19th Inf Bde Gp. Lydd.
• 1993: 19th Mechanised Brigade.
• The Black Panther Bagheera from Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book c,1894.

Dimensions: 64 mm x 74 mm.

Code: 51175Price: 8.00 GBP


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Cap / Headdress Badge – The Forester Brigade, Short Lived, Off’s Quality Sil & Gilt J. R. Gaunt London. c.1959 - 64.

A Lovely Used / Worn Condition, Short Lived, Officer’s (Off’s) Quality Silver & Gilt Headdress Badge to: The Forester Brigade. Within the Garter HONI SOIT QUI MAL Y PENSE, French “Evil to him who evil thinks”, an Antelope Statant on Ground, Gorged with Ducal Coronet & Chained, Facing Left as Observed from the Front. Centred on a Maltese Style Cross Voided, with Pommelled Points, Encircled by Two Oak Wreaths Issuant from the Title Scroll, Reading: FORESTER BRIGADE. Surmounted by a The Royal Tiger Passant Gardant on Ground Facing Left as Observed from the Front. Die Struck in Quality Silver & Gilt, Voided, 2 x Lugs E / W. Raised Makers Mark Reads: J R GAUNT LONDON. KK2028. c.1959 - 64.

Notes:
• 1948 (14 Jul): Formed: Depots Names: Midland Brigade. All Regt’s Reduced to Single Bn’s.
• Royal Warwickshire Reg’t. • Royal Leicestershire Reg’t. • Sherwood Foresters (Nott's & Derby Reg’t).
• 1958: Defence Review: No of Bn’s in a Bde Reduced to Four.
• 1958: Renamed: Forester Brigade.
• 1958: All Regt’s in Brigades Adopted a Bde Cap Badge. Unit Collars Still Worn.
• 1963: Transferred: R Warks Reg’t to: Fusilier Brigade.
• 1964: Disbanded.
• 1964: Transferred: R Leicestershire Reg’t to: East Anglian Brigade.
• 1964: Transferred: Sherwood Foresters to: Mercian Brigade.
• a/a Badge Sealed 14th April 1959.

Code: 51174Price: 35.00 GBP


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Cap / Headdress Badge – The Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) Victorian OR’s Glengarry & Feather Bonnet. c.1881 - 1901.

A Very Nice Quality, Used / Worn Condition Victorian Period Ordinary Ranks (OR’s) Glengarry & Feather Bonnet Badge to: The Black Watch (Royal Highlanders). Centrally mounted on the Star of the Order of the Thistle, Above a Sphinx: Female Bare Breasted, Tail Up, Facing Left as Observed from the Front, Over a Blank Plinth. St. Andrew and Cross on a seeded background within the Central Oval, Surmounted by a Queen Victoria Crown (QVC) and Surrounded by a Seeded Band Inscribed with The Motto Reading: NEMO ME IMPUNE LACESSET Latin for: ‘No One Provokes Me with Impunity’. Encircled by two Wreaths of Thistle. Across the Top of the Wreath a Scroll Inscribed: THE ROYAL HIGHLANDERS. At the Base, either side of the Sphinx a Scroll Reading: BLACK WATCH. Die Struck in Quality White Metal, None Voided, 2 x Lugs E / W. KK655. c.1881 - 1901.

Notes:
• 1725 Raised: 42nd Regiment of Foot.
• 1780 Raised: 73rd Regiment of Foot.
• 1881 Linked: The Black Watch (Royal Highlanders).
• Tartan: Government.

Dimensions: 71 mm x 58mm.

Code: 51173Price: 48.00 GBP


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Equipment – Pattern 1939 Infantry – Frog, Leather, LDF / Home Guard. c.1940 - 45.

A Lovely Unissued 1939 Pattern Infantry Leather Equipment Bayonet Frog as used with the Pattern 1913 (P13) Bayonet to fit the British P14 Rifle / American Remington M17 Rifle as issued to: Local Defence Volunteers (LDV) / Home Guard during WWII. Constructed out of Mid Brown Stained, Full Grain Leather, held in position with Waxed Linen Threads & Tin Plated Copper Rivets. Stamp Reads: 88 Surmounted by a /| War Department Broad Arrow. c.1940 - 45.

Notes:
• 14 May 40: Formed: Local Defence Volunteers (LDV).
• 23 Aug 40: Renamed: Home Guard, By Churchill.
• 03 Dec 44: Stood Down.
• 31 Dec 45: Disbanded.

Dimensions: 210 mm x 32 mm.

Code: 51172Price: 35.00 GBP


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Blazer Badge - 1st Battalion The Royal Gloucestershire Berkshire & Wiltshire Regiment (1 RGBW) 2nd Sml Patt. c.Post 2007.

A Very Nice Unissued Condition All Ranks Regimental Blazer Badge to: The 1st Battalion The Royal Gloucestershire, Berkshire and Wiltshire Regiment (1 RGBW). Gold Bullion Embroidered Sphinx (Black Highlights) over EGYPT set on a Silver Bullion Cross Pattee. Set on Crimson Red Felt (Representing The Brandy Wine Flash). On a Black Melton Felt Background. President of the Regimental Institute (PRI) Purchase, 2nd Small Pattern. c.Post 2007.

Dimensions: 64 mm x 65 mm.

Code: 51171Price: 15.00 GBP

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