Wharton Militaria
 britishbadges_infantry
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I shall be breaking up these 5 cards of Scottish regimental cap badges and will be doing photographs in due course ready to list the badges individually. If you see something that you require for your own collections simply email me. I will sell individually, in multiples or as a whole. I have a similar number of cards of just Officers cap badges too, again all available.

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I shall be breaking up these 4 cards of Officers regimental cap badges and will be doing photographs in due course ready to list the badges individually. If you see something that you require for your own collections simply email me. I will sell individually, in multiples or as a whole. I have a similar number of cards of just Scottish Regimental cap badges too, again all available.

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Breaking a huge collection of British cap badges and insignia, includes badges, collars, buttons, sealed patterns etc, all will eventually be photographed and listed individually but do please feel free to ask regarding any badges that you are seeking. You never know I might be able to help, if you don't ask you will never know.

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A large collection of Scottish Regimental cap badges mounted by regiment, each card covering various years of the regiment's history - double click image to see picture file - this has been an old collection, almost a shame to break up, nicely mounted on green card, these cards were all stored in an old wooden chest which I will be listing shotly, the chest is named to 'Colonel Wallace, MS Corps'. That aside, some excellent Scottish badges within the collection.

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A very well presented box framed collection of the Channel Islands Militia and Military Forces, Jersey, Guernsey and Alderney, recently aquired from a bank office in the Islands where it was on display for many years, all badges correct and complete with their lugs, sliders etc. Includes the very scarce anodised badges and collars for Alderney and Jersey Militia. An extremely nice presentation that is quite difficult to find. Impressive display.

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A now scarce early Queens Crown solid silver Parachute Regiment cap badge, possibly an officer's cap badge as the crown is voided, though silver badges are widely worn by WO's/SNCO's too, almost all finish intact, badge has the Guant hallmark indicating a late 1950s or so badge. A sought after cap badge in beautiful condition.

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A scarce Parachute Regiment cap badge with voided crown, these were made for senior officers in the late 1950-60s. A sought after cap badge in excellent condition.

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BBI0005
Bedfordshire Regiment cap badge, pre-1924, in white metal

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BBI0006
Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment Officers cap badge, in excellent unworn condition complete with felt backing

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BBI0007
Wessex Brigade Officers cap badge in unworn condition, both lugs intact, a very nice badge.

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BBI0008
Northamptonshire Regiment in brass and white metal

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BBI0009
Northamptonshire Regiment cap badge in brass and white metal along with GSM Medal issue box and WOII rank sleeve badge, all in good condition, box is the issue of the GSM with 'Arabian Peninsula' clasp, to 22977441 WOII A Phillips, Northamptonshire Regiment. Sadly no medal but an interesting little group that might one day find the GSM out there.

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The Royal Green Jackets, frosted silver plate with burnished highlights, both lugs intact, minimal wear

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BBI0011
West Yorkshire Regiment in brass and white metal

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West Riding Regiment in brass and white metal

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West Riding Regiment Officers cap badge in unworn condition, retaining all finish, excellent example

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BBI0013
The Hertfordshire Regiment cap badge in brass, with slider, wider antlers version

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Notts & Derby Regiment in brass and white metal

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Hampshire Regiment in brass and white metal

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BBI0016
Royal Hampshire Regiment in brass and white metal, Queens Crown

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BBI0017
8th Irish Battalion King's Liverpool Regiment Officers cap badge in unworn condition, slider intact, a nice officers badge

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BBI0018
Cambridgeshire Regiment Officers cap badge, bronze, both lugs intact, not an easy badge to find these days

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Yorkshire Brigade Officers cap badge in unworn condition, slider has maker's mark @London Badge & Button CO. London', a very nice badge.

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BBI0020
Royal Scots Regimental Band helmet plate, circ late 60s, excellent unissued condition, has three long bonnet size lugs, came in with a collection of regimental band helmet plates, scarce.

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BBI0021
Royal Scots Regimental Band helmet plate, circ late 60s, this was a design for the band, originally designed for a Queen's Crown helmet plate, however the costs for making a QC helmet plate back were too expensive so the helmet plate centre was fitted to old stock QVC helmet plates. Excellent unissued condition, came in with a collection of regimental band helmet plates, scarce.

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Plaid brooch of the Royal Scots in unissued condition, bi-metal badge mounted upon polished white metal plaid disc, approx. 3.5 inches diameter, worn by the Pipes and Drums as well as Regimental Associations. Excellent regimental brooch.

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BBI0023
Plaid brooch of the Royal Scots in unissued condition, gilted thistle upon white metal mount with light burnish, further mounted on to a polished disc. Worn by the Pipes and Drums as well as Regimental Associations. Excellent brooch.

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BBI0024
Plaid brooch of the Royal Scots in unissued condition, silver thistle upon white metal mount with light burnish. Worn by the Pipes and Drums as well as Regimental Associations. Excellent brooch.

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BBI0025
The Royal Scots, solid silver cap badge, marked 'silver' in 2 places, a really nice and heavy solid silver badge, circ WW2 period. These older badges are getting scarce to find especially as many are melted down due to their weight in silver. An excellent silver cap badge still retaining the scarce thickened bonnet pin.

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The Royal Scots in brass and white metal

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BBI0027
The Royal Scots other ranks cap badge, nice condition WW1 1916 issue, all brass cap badge, becoming harder to find.

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BBI0028
The Cameron Highlanders other glengarry badge, nice condition WW1 1916 issue, all brass cap badge, becoming harder to find.

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BBI0029
Argyll Highland Rifle Volunteers fully fretted glengarry badge in excellent condition, a stunning badge, most likely a senior NCO or Warrant Officers badge, scarce to find fully fretted badges.

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BBI0030
Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, solid silver badge, marked 'silver' along with jewellers marks, a really nice and heavy solid silver badge, circ WW2 period, still retaining its silver bonnet pin. These older badges are getting scarce to find especially as many are melted down due to their weight in silver. An excellent example of this sought after silver regimental badge.

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BBI0031
Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, solid silver badge, marked 'silver' along with jewellers marks, a really nice and heavy solid silver badge, circ WW2 period. These older badges are getting scarce to find especially as many are melted down due to their weight in silver. An excellent example of this sought after silver regimental badge.

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Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, Officer's cap badge, fully fretted centre, frosted silver plate with burnished highlights (1/2 inch lugs), these are now quite difficult to find.

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BBI0033
WW1 Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, 1916 economy cap badge, these are now quite difficult to find.

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BBI0034
WW1 Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, 1916 economy cap badge, these are now quite difficult to find.

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WW1 Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders cap badge, cast brass with silver finish, in excellent condition overall, cast badges do not turn up often, nice example

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BBI0035
Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders sporran badge, white metal, in excellent to unworn condition, becoming a difficult badge to find.

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BBI0036
Plaid Brooch to the London Scottish in unworn condition. Beautifully presented plaid brooch, approx diameter 3 3/4 inches (96mm), multi-piece construction, frosted silver finish on polished plate disk. A scarce and sought after plaid brooch.

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Plaid Brooch to the London Scottish Reserve Volunteer in unworn condition. Beautifully presented plaid brooch, approx diameter 3 3/4 inches (96mm), multi-piece construction, frosted silver finish on polished plate disk. A scarce and sought after plaid brooch.

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Lowland Brigade, Officers cap badge, silver plate, burnished, a nice unworn example of an officers cap badge

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Highland Brigade and the Highlanders, Officers cap badge, silver plate, burnished, a nice unworn example of an officers cap badge, maker marked 'LB&B' for London Badge & Button.

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Queens Own Highlanders, Officers cap badge, silver plate, burnished, a nice unworn example of an officers cap badge, maker marked 'LB&B' for London Badge & Button.

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BBI0041
Black Watch, Officers cap badge, KC, silver plate and gilt, burnished, a nice unworn example of an officers cap badge.

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Black Watch, Officers cap badge, KC, silver plate and gilt, burnished, a fine example of an officers cap badge with a nice even patina.

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BBI0043
Black Watch, Officers cap badge, QC, silver plate and gilt, burnished, a nice unworn example of an officers cap badge, these are actually getting very scarce now.

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Royal Highland Fusiliers Officers cap badge, gilt plated, beautiful condition and unmarked, one of the harder badges to find, fine badge

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BBI0047
Gordon Highlanders, Officers cap badge, silver plate, burnished, a nice unworn example of an officers cap badge

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BBI0048
Gordon Highlanders Sporran badge, solid silver, burnished, approx size 4 x 3 cm, both lugs intact, lovely badge not often seen.

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A scarce Kings Own Scottish Borderers, WO and SNCO fully fretted cap badge, KC, maker's plate 'Hobson & Sons, Lexington Street, London. W.', a very nice example of this hard to find cap badge

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BBI0053
Kings Own Scottish Borderers cap badge, KC, white metal

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BBI0054
Kings Own Scottish Borderers, Warrant Officers cap badge, QC, silver plate, burnished, a nice unworn example of the hard to find WOs cap badge

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BBI0059
A particularly scarce Kings Own Scottish Borderers, Officers fully fretted cap badge, QC, silver plate, burnished, a nice unworn example of this hard to find Officers cap badge

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BBI0060
A particularly scarce Kings Own Scottish Borderers, Officers fully fretted cap badge, QC, heavy so possibly solid silver or very well plated, burnished, a nice unworn example of this hard to find Officers cap badge

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BBI0061
A scarce WW2 Highland Regiment in white metal, both lugs intact, raised in 1942 and disbanded within two years

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BBI0062
A now scarce Highland Light Infantry Officers cap badge, a little toning to the finish, lovely badge.

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BBI0065
Highland Light Infantry in white metal

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Highland Light Infantry Plaid Brooch, possibly something to do with the Pipes and Drums or veterans association, I cannot find any reference of anything like this, its very typical of all plaid brooch construction, 88mm diameter, its significance is now no doubt lost in time, stunning plaid brooch, not seen one like this before.

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BBI0067
Rifle Brigade - King's Crown in white metal (large badge 72x54mm) possibly a pouch badge

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BBI0068
Rifle Brigade (Prince Consorts Own) Officers cap badge, unworn retaining all finish, both lugs intact, a nice quality example with the battle honours spelt out - normally with the cap badges the battle honours are shown as 'dots' - so particularly nice to have an example with the honours spelt out.

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BBI0069
Kings Royal Rifle Corps - King's Crown in black metal

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BBI0070
The King's Own Royal Regiment (Lancaster) pagri cap badge, two longer slider varients with Gaunt maker discs, one with the shorter thin oblong slider, not maker marked, nice pagris that don't come up often. Price for one of the Gaunt badges.

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BBI0071
Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, white metal on slider

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BBI0072
A selection of Regimental cap badges to the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, price each

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Light Infantry in white metal by Firmin

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Hertfordshire Light Infantry in white metal by Firmin

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Durham Light Infantry in white metal

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BBI0080
Infantry Training Battalions/Junior Leaders Training Regt. In brass

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BBI0090
4th Prince of Wales Own Gurkha Rifles cap badge in excellent condition, white metal, with slider, slider maker marked 'JR Gaunt, London'

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BBI0091
WW2 8th Gurkha Rifles cap badge, both lugs intact, good example

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BBI0095
The Buffs in brass

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BBI0096
WW1 period Royal Warwickshire Officers silver cap badge on slider, excellent condition with minimal wear, interestingly the badge has the benefit of 2 security barrels used for securing the gilt chain and coronet sadly missing, a scarce silver officers badge

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BBI0097
WW1 period Royal Warwickshire cap badge on slider, excellent condition with minimal wear

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BBI0098
A fine matched facing pair of WW1 Royal Warwickshire Regiment Officers collar badges in excellent condition, 3 lugs on each collar intact, not easy to find facing pairs of collar badges.

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BBI0099
The Kings (Liverpool) Regiment Band helmet plate, still on a Gaunt card, circ late 60s, this was a design for the band, originally designed for a Queen's Crown helmet plate, however the costs for making a QC helmet plate back were too much so the helmet plate centre was fitted to old stock QVC helmet plates, not an easy badge to find. Excellent unissued condition, scarce.

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BBI0110
North Irish Brigade Pipers badge in unworn condition complete with backing plate and pins, lovely multi-piece constuction badge, frosted silver and gilt, a lovely badge that is quite difficult to find.

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BBI0129
WW2 plastic economy issue cap badge for the Northumberland Fusiliers, with unusual fitting to the reverse, most likely to take the fitting of the hackle.

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BBI0130
Northumberland Fusiliers in brass

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Royal Welsh Fusiliers in brass and white metal

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The Lancashire Fusiliers in brass and white metal

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Royal Irish Fusiliers in brass and white metal

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Gloucesterhire Regiment pouch badge, in excellent condition, approx 94mm wide, both threaded posts intact, still retain both securing nuts, a nice pouch badge.

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A scarce 7th Gurkha Rifles Officers silvered pouch badge in excellent unworn condition, Queens Crown, with polished back-plate and original heavy brooch pin fitting. The number '7' between crossed kukri's on a circlet bearing the title 'Gurkha Rifles' in the centre of a maltese cross. All set within a wreath of laurel with the crown resting upon a blank tablet. Pouch badges are becoming increasingly difficult to find especially in such fine condition.

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BBI0201
Gordon Highlanders cross belt plate, in excellent condition, rectangular brass plate bearing a white metal Gordon Highlanders device. To the rear 2 pins secure the front device, the fixed loop and clip are present, a nice shoulder cross belt plate.

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BBI0202
Northumberland Fusiliers cross belt or pouch badge in unworn condition, large size, approx 140 x 100mm, with post fittings to the reverse, all retaining the screw discs. This is quite a difficult badge to find.

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BBI0280
WW2 Long Range Desert Group cap badge, both lugs intact, signs of minimal wear though overall in excellent condition, an especially scare badge to find an original period example of.

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BBI0281
WW2 Long Range Desert Group cap badge, unusually fitted with a brooch pin - there are no signs of having had lugs previously though the pin could be positioned over such, the pin is well fitted, minimal wear and in excellent condition, a scare badge to find an original period example of especially with a brooch pin.

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BBI0300
Gordon Highlanders in anodised

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The Green Howards - in anodised by JR GAUNT

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BBI0302
Royal Anglian Regiment in anodised

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Royal Anglian Regiment in anodised

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Kings Regiment - anodised - right facing horse, probably a collar badge

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West Riding Regiment - in anodised by Dowler

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The Queens Regiment in anodised by Dowler

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BBI0307
The Mercian Brigade in anodised

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Light Infantry - in anodised by Firmin (lugs slightly bent)

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BBI0309
A difficult to find Northamptonshire Regiment anodised cap badge in unworn condition, maker 'Wm Dowler (B.Ham)'

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BBI0400
Royal Irish Fusiliers - bi metal

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Northamptonshire Regt - brass

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Light Infantry - (pair) - anodised

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BBI0451
Gurkha - (pair) - anodised

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BBI0500
Somerset Light Infantry cloth shoulder titles, yellow on dark green background, used but in excellent condition

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BBI0600
WW2 US Infantry parachute qualification patch, early overseas English made Parachute Infantry patch. Excellent condition.

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BBI0601
WW2 US Infantry parachute qualification patch, early overseas English made Parachute Infantry patch. Reasonable condition for its age, some moth hence price.

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BBI0602
WW2 US Airborne tabs, English made Airborne tabs in very good condition. This type is normally associated with the B-3 "Ugly Head" type 101st patch. Good condition for age.