A Superb Collection of Victorian Cap & Collar Badges. Formed & Framed c1903/04
The whole in mint unissued condition. The relevant infantry collar badges are those in use c1899-1901, thus there are NO early patterns for regiments such as the KORR Royal Warwicks King's iverpool Worcestershire DCLI etc. To save space the badges will be described in 'sets', these will comprise the cap badge and a PAIR of collars except where mentioned. CAVALRY. 1st KDG Queen's Bays 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th Dragoon Guards 1st Royal Dragoons (Eagle collars) Royal Scots Greys 6th Dragoons, 3rd 4th Hussars 5th Royal Irish Lancers 7th Hussars (one collar only) 8th Hussars 9th Lancers 10th Hussars 11th Hussars (one collar only) 12th Lancers 13th 14th 15th Hussars 16th Lancers (NOTE the collars are the first issue KC (no 'The') 17th Lancers 18th Hussars (all bi-metal) 19th Hussars (single scroll Elephant with Dannebrog collars) 20th Hussars 21st Lancers (last QVC pattern). FOOTGUARDS. Coldstream and Irish both with the rare Boer War period collar badges, Scots Guards cap only. INFANTRY. Royal Scots Queens Buffs KORR (collars here are the white metal Volunteer examples) Northumberland Fusiliers Royal Warwicks Royal Fusiliers (COLLARS ONLY) King's Liverpool Norfolks (large g/m collars) Lincolns Devons Suffolks SLI West Yorks East Yorks Bedfords Leicesters Royal Irish Yorkshire Regiment (first pattern cap) Lancs Fusiliers (plain grenade collars) Royal Scots Fusiliers Cheshires Royal Welsh Fusiliers (plain grenade collars) SWB KOSB Cameronians (headdress badge only, this is the large Piper's Mullet & scroll example) Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers Glosters (one collar is the Dorsetshire type) Worcs East Lancs (the cap is the reversed metal Militia Battalions example) East Surrey DCLI (cap is the w/m 'Cornwall' pattern) West Riding Border (w/m pre 1906 collars) Royal Sussex Hampshires South Staffs Dorsetshire, South Lancs Welsh Black Watch Essex (shield collars) Derbyshire (both QVC collars face viewer's left) Loyal North Lancs Northants Berkshires West Kents KOYLI (hat badge is the large bi/m 'smasher' hat pattern) KSLI Middlesex KRRC (QVC blackened cap only) Wiltshires Manchesters North Staffs York & Lancs DLI HLI Seaforths (with both sets of collars) Gordons Camerons Royal Irish Rifles (QVC cap only) Royal Irish Fusiliers (with Eagle/grenade collars and the large w/m coronet collars. The smaller w/m coronet for use over the grenade cap badge is located with the coronet collars) Connaughts A & S Highlanders Leinsters Royal Munster Fusiliers (plain grenade collars) Royal Dublin Fusiliers (regimental pattern collars) The Rifle Brigade (small w/m Guelphic crowned cap badge only). OTHER ITEMS. Three helmet plate centres, Oxfordshire Royal Jersey Light Infantry Royal Guernsey Light Infantry. HMRR for the Home Counties, a pair of blackened QVC Royal Arms collars. RAMC cap and collars Army Ordnance Corps a large g/m glengarry size shield hat badge and a pair of shield collars RMLI cap only Army Pay Corps (QVC cap only) Royal Malta Militia large bi/m headdress badge and a pair of g/m cross pattern collars. ASC cap and collars. Grenadier Guards rare g/m pagri badge. Royal Artillery an officer's large gilt double wheel pouch ornament and a pair of g/m grenade collars. Plus a few other plain grenades of collar or s/title size. Some of the collars are mounted away from the relevant caps, but all those quoted are present. (315+).