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ROYAL HAMPSHIRE PAGRI FLASH
Royal Hampshire Regiment Pagri Flash, printed square cloth divided with regimental colours. 65 mm square

Code: 53909Price: 47.00 GBP


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WW2 8th [LIZARD] COUNTY OF CORNWALL HOME GUARD FORMATION SIGN
WW II printed unused but folded example of the pale green lizard on a black background worn by the 8th. [Lizard] Battalion Cornwall Home Guard.

Code: 53906Price: 67.00 GBP


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WW2 34th INDIAN CORPS FACING PAIR FORMATION SIGNS
A scarce unused/uncut facing pair of printed WW2 formation signs. Some glue residue to reverse.
Reference Cole page 76
The badge of this unit was leaping panther in black on a circular background divided into the corps colours of two red & central white band.
The Corps was raised in 1945 for the invasion of Malaya.
They were commanded by Lieut/Gen O Roberts (DSO).

The Indian Army began the war, in 1939, numbering just under 200,000 men. By the end of the war it had become the largest volunteer army in history, rising to over 2.5 million men in August 1945. Reference Imperial War Museum
https://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/30076603

Code: 53904Price: 170.00 GBP


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WW2 11th EAST AFRICAN DIVISION [FACING PAIR] FORMATION SIGNS.
A very fine printed but slightly faded facing pair of 11th African Division 2nd pattern WW2 formation signs.

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WW2 7th BATTALION ROYAL MARINE DIVISION FORMATION SIGN
A rare formation sign red woven "7" on Battledress
Formed in 1939 and disbanded in 1942 the 7th Battalion wore a "7" . Other Battalions wore Roman Numerals. 55 x 80 mm is size of battledress cloth
The Royal Marines Division was formed in August 1940 as the British Royal Marines expanded to meet operational demands during the Second World War.

The RM Division's primary role was to serve as an amphibious warfare formation. It was to be organised on the same lines as an Army division with 3 infantry brigades, an artillery brigade, an engineer battalion, a machine gun battalion, and a 'mobile' battalion equipped with motorcycles

In 1942 the Infantry Battalions of the Royal Marine Division were re-organised as Commandos, joining the British Army Commandos. The Division command structure became a Special Service Brigade command. The support troops became landing craft crew and saw extensive action on D-Day in June 1944.

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WW2 8th BATTALION YORK & LANCASTER REGIEMENT FORMATION SIGN.
WW2 8th Battalion York & Lancaster Regiment Cloth Formation Sign, being an printed example of the central rose divided by one half white and the other red.

Code: 53891Price: 80.00 GBP


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7th ARMOURED DIVISION FORMATION SIGN [FIRST PATTERN]
An extremely rare first pattern formation sign.
Reference Boulanger page 121

The 7th Armoured Division was an armoured division of the British Army that saw distinguished active service during World War II, where its exploits in the Western Desert Campaign gained it the Desert Rats nickname.

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WW2 11th EAST AFRICAN DIVISION [FACING PAIR] FORMATION SIGNS.
A very fine woven facing pair of 11th African Division 2nd pattern WW2 formation signs, both with sewn backing to reverse.

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WW2 PRINTED 1st / 6th AIRBOURNE DIVISION FORMATION SIGN
A fine printed unused formation sign depicting Bellerophon astride a Pegasus.
Some glue residue to revere.

Code: 53883Price: 90.00 GBP


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WW2 4th ARMOURED BRIGADE, 2nd ROYAL TANK REGIMENT SLIP ON
A rare North African Slip on shoulder title, to the 4th Armoured brigade, RTR. Known as the black rats.
4th Armoured Brigade formed in 1939 and fought in Western desert campaign, Sicily, Italy, Normany, Belgium, Holland and Germany.
This unit was part of the 7th Amoured Division and fought at Sidi Birani December 1940. This was the opening battle of Operation Compass, the first big British attack of the Western Desert Campaign of the Second World War.

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