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T / 1 MONMOUTHSHIRE SHOULDER TITLE
A fine blackened title, Reference R A Westlake item 1481 plate 93

Code: 53972Price: 42.00 GBP


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T / 2 MONMOUTHSHIRE SHOULDER TITLE
Reference R A Westlake item 1482 plate 93

Code: 53969Price: 42.00 GBP


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PRE WW1 SOUTH WALES BORDERERS SHOULDER TITLES [PAIR]
A fine brass matching pair of shoulder titles. Both with two loops and pin to reverse.
Reference R A Westlake 979 plate 63

Code: 53949Price: 40.00 GBP


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ANTRIM MILITIA SHOULDER TITLE
A fine brass shoulder title with two hex loops to reverse. Clothing regulations 1904. Reference R A Westlake page 49. Uncleaned condition.

Code: 53942Price:


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WW2 LONG RANGE DESERT GROUP SHOULDER TITLE
A fine very scarce Long Range Desert Group complete shoulder title tab, with under piece and top piece complete. Commissioned Officer. Harder to get than the Beret badge, and thats very hard.

The Long Range Desert Group (LRDG) was a reconnaissance and raiding unit of the British Army during the Second World War. The commander of the German Afrika Corps, Field Marshal Erwin Rommel, admitted that the LRDG "caused us more damage than any other British unit of equal strength".
Originally called the Long Range Patrol (LRP), the unit was founded in Egypt in June 1940 by Major Ralph A. Bagnold, acting under the direction of General Archibald Wavell. Bagnold was assisted by Captain Patrick Clayton and Captain William Shaw. At first the majority of the men were from New Zealand, but they were soon joined by Rhodesian and British volunteers, whereupon new sub-units were formed and the name was changed to the better-known Long Range Desert Group (LRDG). The LRDG never numbered more than 350 men, all of whom were volunteers.
The LRDG was formed specifically to carry out deep penetration, covert reconnaissance patrols and intelligence missions from behind Italian lines, although they sometimes engaged in combat operations. Because the LRDG were experts in desert navigation they were sometimes assigned to guide other units, including the Special Air Service and secret agents across the desert. During the Desert Campaign between December 1940 and April 1943, the vehicles of the LRDG operated constantly behind the Axis lines, missing a total of only 15 days during the entire period. Possibly their most notable offensive action was during Operation Caravan, an attack on the town of Barce and its associated airfield, on the night of 13 September 1942. However, their most vital role was the 'Road Watch', during which they clandestinely monitored traffic on the main road from Tripoli to Benghazi, transmitting the intelligence to British Army Headquarters.
With the surrender of the Axis forces in Tunisia in May 1943, the LRDG changed roles and moved operations to the eastern Mediterranean, carrying out missions in the Greek islands, Italy and the Balkans. After the end of the war in Europe, the leaders of the LRDG made a request to the War Office for the unit to be transferred to the Far East to conduct operations against the Japanese Empire. The request was declined and the LRDG was disbanded in August 1945.
Reference Imperial War Museum https://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/30103123

Code: 53941Price:


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ROYAL NAVAL DIVISION "RND" SHOULDER TITLE
A fine brass shoulder title.
Reference Westlake for the RND curved Plate 104 item 1616

Code: 53922Price:


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5 X THE QUEENS BAYS [2nd DRAGOON GUARDS] SHOULDER TITLES
Five post 1921 all different, smaller pattern are Officers, see photos Reference R A Westlake Plate 2

Code: 53914Price: 160.00 GBP


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SAS SPECIAL AIR SERVICE SHOULDER TITLE
A fine all brass post WW2 SAS shoulder title, with two loops to reverse.

Code: 53911Price:


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ROYAL MARINE LIGHT INFANTRY [MATCHING PAIR] SHOULDER TITLES
A fine matching pair of bronze looking, but brass uncleaned. Shoulder titles. Pre 1923.
Reference R A Westlake page 103 item 1597

Code: 53898Price: 50.00 GBP


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T / 4 GORDON HIGHLANDERS SHOULDER TITLE
A fine brass metal 4th Territorial Battalion shoulder title, three loops to reverse.
Reference R A Westlake Plate 87 item 1380.

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