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ESSEX REGIMENT WW2 PLASTIC ECONOMY ISSUE CAP BADGEA dark chocolate brown example with two blade fixings to reverse.
Reference KK Vol 1 item 659 page 189. Maker A Stanley & sons Walsall
Code: 54017Price: 27.00 GBP
WW2 53rd DIVISION, ARMY CATERING CORPS ATTACHED TO 1st BATTALION HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRYA fine scarce formation combination .
PARACHUTE REGIMENT WW2 PLASTIC CAP BADGEA scarce silver plastic headdress badge to the Parachute Regiment, being a pair of wings, the pinions straight and horizontal, on which an open parachute surmounted by a Royal Crest with an Imperial (King’s) crown. With a pair of blades to reverse. good conditon [see photos]
Plastic cap badges were first introduced into the British Army during 1941 as a result of metal shortages caused by the prioritised demands of industrialised war production. The wearing of plastic badges proved very unpopular with British Army personnel. The symbolism of the badge is that the wings denote airborne generally, and the parachute denote the specific role of the Regiment. The Parachute Regiment was formed in August 1942 from the individual Parachute Battalions within the Army Air Corps (formed February 1942). The winged parachute headdress badge was adopted in May 1943 and was from that time worn in place of the AAC badge.
Code: 54009Price: 110.00 GBP
HOME GUARD WW2 PLASTIC ECONOMY ISSUE CAP BADGAn excellent scarce cast plastic example. Brooch pin to the reverse. Makers stamp A. Stanley & Sons Walsall
Code: 54011Price: 37.00 GBP
WW2 HAMPSHIRE REGIMENT ECONOMY PLASTIC CAP BADGEEcomomy cap badge, with two blades and maker to reverse. very very slight curve top to bottom.
Code: 54008Price: 30.00 GBP
MIDDLESEX REGIMENT WW2 PLASTIC ECONOMY ISSUE CAP BADGEA good moulded brown plastic example, with two blades to the reverse.
Reference K & K Vol 1 item 672 page 191
Code: 54015Price: 20.00 GBP
WW2 6th GUARDS TANK BRIGADE FORMATION SIGN.A fine WW II printed / painted example of the golden yellow sword and a band of the colours of the Household Brigade on a white shield shaped backing. Formed from the Guards Armoured Division the 6th. served as an Independent Tank Brigade with 21st. Army Group in North-West Europe.
Code: 53998Price: 70.00 GBP
EAST SURREY WW2 ECONOMY ISSUE PLASTIC CAP BADGEA scarce plastic economy issue cap badge with two blades to the reverse. The Arms of Guildford, with Kings crown, to the centre of a star,above a scroll bearing the title, East Surrey.
Code: 54013Price: 40.00 GBP
ROYAL WELCH FUSILIERS WW2 PLASTIC CAP BADGEAn excellent light bronze WW2 economy issue cap badge with two blade fixings to reverse.
Code: 54014Price: 35.00 GBP
WW2 ROYAL ARMOURED CORPS [PAIR] SHOULDER TITLESA fine unused pair of woven shoulder titles.
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