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A selection of Antique Military Badges

9th. Norfolk Regiment of Foot (later Norfolk Reg).
Stove Pipe Shako Plate 1800-1812.
Victorian Helmet plate. Berkshire Rifle Volunteer.
Gorget Badge.Georgian Officer’s Universal Pattern.
Shoulder belt plate badge 72nd. Duke of Albany's own Highlanders.
Shoulder plate XX Regiment -Egypt.
Shoulder belt plate 18th. Royal Irish Regt. Egypt.
Shoulder belt plate The Royal Highland Regiment The Black Watch.
Officers shoulder belt plate.Princess Louise’s Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders.
Officers Shoulder belt plate.51st. Yorkshire Light Infantry Regiment
Officers Shoulder belt plate. 1st Aberdeen Rifle Volunteers.

 


CB11

9th.Norfolk Regiment of Foot
(later Norfolk Reg.)
Other Ranks Shako plate 1869 pattern.

3 3/4 x 3 1/2" also shoulder and uniform badges. Four items mounted on velvet covered card.
Ref. CB11 (186)/ LN / a.anan>ANN     PRICE CODE B
Provenance: Parker Gallery London 1975

CB12

Stove Pipe Shako plate – Brass – 1800-1812

British Napoleonic War General Service Pattern ‘Stove Pipe’ Shako plate in brass.
No fixings present, as these were attached by fitting fine wire from holes punched at the four corners of each plate, and ‘laced’ on to the helmet.

155 mm High, 103 mm wide 6 1/8 x 4 1/8"
Ref. CB12 (186)/ LN / a.anan> DAL       PRICE CODE A

CB13
Berkshire Rifle Volunteer Victorian Helmet plate Ca 1860’s

A die-stamped overlaid brass. Crowned, foliated BRV cypher within laurel wreath. Four threaded attachment prongs on reverse. 3 3/4 x 2 3/4"

Ref. CB13 (186)/ LN / a.anan>AGN  SOLD     PRICE CODE B

CB14

Georgian Officer’s Universal Pattern Gorget circa 1796-1830.

A fine copper gilt example of the pattern worn at Waterloo, the rim of the crescent formed over a wire frame. The centre part finely engraved with a crowned GR cypher and attendant laurel sprays.
This pattern introduced in May 1796. The gorget was abolished by William IV in August 1830 but permitted to be worn by Officers at home up to Christmas 1831 and up to 1832 by those abroad.

4 1/2 x 3" Ref. CB14 (186)/ ANN / a.anan> SVL    PRICE CODE D
Provenance: Parker Gallery London 1975

CB15
Shoulder belt plate badge 72nd. Duke of Albany's own Highlanders.


(Later Seaforth Highlanders) Embossed brass rectangular plate with Duke of Albany's banner above crown and the numerals '72' within a thistle wreath, below are the words 'Own Highlanders'.1825-1855 period. Two attachment hooks and two studs on reverse.

3 3/4 x 2 3/4"  Ref. CB15 (186)/ LN / a.anan>AGN      PRICE CODE B
Provenance: Peter Dale Ltd. London 1982

CB16
Shoulder belt plate XX Regiment -Egypt 20th (East Devonshire) Regiment of Foot.


Shoulder belt seeded plate, overlaid silver gilt crown beneath which are Roman numerals ‘XX’, within laurel wreath, below a Sphinx surmounted Egypt. (for Egyptian campaign 1801)Two attachment hooks and two studs on reverse. Ca 1801-10.    3 3/4 x 3"

Ref. CB16 (186)/ DNN / a.anan>LNN     PRICE CODE C
Provenance: Peter Dale Ltd. London 1982

CB17

Shoulder belt plate 18th. Royal Irish Regt. Egypt.

On a rectangular embossed brass plate Beneath a motto banner, a crown and the winged harp of Ireland within a shamrock thistle and rose floral wreath below which, is a sphinx surmounted Egypt and banner with Roman numerals ‘XVIII Royal Irish’. denoting the Nile Campaign, aka. 'Gordon Relief Expedition (1884–85)'. Four attachment studs on reverse.

4 x 3" Ref. CB17 (186)/ VL /a.anan> AGN       PRICE CODE B

CB18

Shoulder belt plate The Royal Highland Regiment 'The Black Watch'

Rectangular Seeded gilt Shoulder belt plate with raised burnished edges mounted with a facetted silver Star of the Order of the Thistle; mounted on the Star, within a gilt thistle wreath, a crowned oval bearing the motto of the Order of the Thistle (Lacesset). Central silvered St.Andrew and Cross, Below the wreath, a gilt Sphinx. Reverse with two hooks and two studs.

4 x 3 1/8" Ref. CB18 (186)/ ANN / a.anan>VNN      PRICE CODE C
Provenance: Peter Dale Ltd London 1982

CB19

Princess Louise’s Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders post 1881 Officer’s shoulder belt plate.

A good gilt example. Rectangular brass plate mounted with silver coronet over ‘PRINCESS LOUISE’S’ scroll, conjoined wreaths with boar’s head and cat over title scroll. Reverse with two hooks and two studs. Gilt toned.

4 1/8 x 3 1/4" Ref. CB19 (186)/ VL / a.anan> AGN  SOLD        PRICE CODE B
Provanence: Peter Dale Ltd London.1982

CB20

51st. Yorkshire Light Infantry Regiment Officers Shoulder belt plate

Rectangular seeded brass plate with overlaid silvered coiled bugle horn and crowned laurel wreath with motto lettered banner incorporating the regimental number ’51’ with applied silver battle honous pre 1855. Two attachment hooks and two studs on reverse.

4 x 3 1/4" Ref. CB20 (186)/ LN / a.anan>AGN    PRICE CODE B
Provenance: Peter Dale Ltd London 1981

CB21

Officers Shoulder belt plate. 1st Aberdeen Rifle Volunteers.

Overlaid on a silvered rectangular plate is a crown and thistle wreath surrounding a belted 1st . "Aberdeen Rifle Volunteers' and St Andrew and cross". leather protective strip on verso with two attachment hooks and two studs on reverse.
4 x 3 1/4" Ref. CB21 (186)/ DNN / a.anan>RAN   SOLD     PRICE CODE B

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