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WWII The Light Artillery Embroidered Shoulder Title

This is in excellent condition and is heavy yellow embroidery on rifle/very dark almost black green. In September 1941 THE LIGHT ARTILLERY shoulder titles where authorized to be worn by 455, 456, 457, 458 Light Batteries. In October they underwent intensive training for Combined Operations, 455, 456, 457 joined the Royal Marines Division in 110 Force.
455 Battery went to Madagascar with 7 Commando who had opposed landings against the Vichy French. Eventually ending up in 14th Army in India /Burma.
456, 457 Battery's joined 1st Army in N Africa and Italy.
In December 1941 458th Battery being judged the best Light Battery were chosen to be Airlanding as part of 1st Airborne Division. later renamed as 1st Air landing Light Battery. The title THE LIGHT ARTILLERY was worn alongside the usual Airborne title and Pegasus, until 29th November 1942 when ordered to remove ALL woven titles. Title in use, all told 14 months.
The other 'Light' Batteries stopped wearing it around the same time but records are inconclusive.
455 Battery as 14th Army wore their's on the Bush Hat in Burma.

Code: 59012

250.00 GBP


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WWII Fifty-Second (Oxf & Bucks) Embroidered Shoulder Title

This is in excellent condition and is in heavy embroidery. It is red lettering with white outlines on black felt with a loose black hessian backing. It is 78 x 16mm.
More info: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Arnhem
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http://www.lightbobs.com/the-tale-of-a-few-bridges---2-oxf--bucks-li-1944-45.html

Code: 59011

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28th County of London (Artists Rifles) White Metal Cap Badge 2nd Pattern

This is in excellent condition complete with slider.

Code: 58962

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WWI 28th County of London (Artsts Rifles) Brass Cap Badge 2nd Pattern

This is in excellent condition complete with slider.

Code: 58963

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WWII Glider Pilot Regiment White Metal Cap Badge KC 1942-1953

This is in excellent condition complete with slider.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glider_Pilot_Regiment

Code: 58849

48.00 GBP


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Glider Pilot Regiment White Metal Cap Badge QC 1953-1957

This is in excellent condition complete with slider and is by J.R. Gaunt, B'Ham. This was a very short lived Regiment with the QC. More info: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glider_Pilot_Regiment

Code: 58850

28.00 GBP


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WWII Reconnaissance Corps Plastic Economy Cap Badge

This is in excellent condition with brass blades E/W and is in brown plastic.

Code: 58816

120.00 GBP


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3rd S.A.S. Embroidered Shoulder Title

This is in excellent condition and is sky blue on maroon felt with a black linen backing.

Code: 58808

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WWII Airborne Embroidered Shoulder Title Straight

This is in worn but very good condition and is heavy, grubby white embroidery on maroon twill with a waxed, black hessian backing. It is 89 x 28mm. There are black marks on the 'R & B' with a white mark below.

Code: 58806

85.00 GBP


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WWII SAS (Special Air Service) Embroidered Beret Badge Light Blue Wings

This is in excellent condition in heavy embroidery. It is a white dagger with a red outline picked out in black. A pair of light blue wings emanate from the blade and they are outlined in red with a central black line. A light blue scroll is over the blade, outlined in red with the motto 'Who Dares Wins' in black thereon. It is all on a black shield shape with a black hessian backing.
One of a massive selection of SAS items.
More info: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special_Air_Service

Code: 58802

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