Third Reich Awards - A Social Welfare Medal, F/VF; A Friedrich August Medaille Award, in white metal; Two NSDAP Badges, including one bearing date 1939 surmounted by Parteiadler with swastika between claws, two blade reverse; three small ribbons including Memelland Medal ribbon. Estimate: 15-25Royal Marines - Two 1923 to 1954 OR's Cap Badges (KK2100, KK2101), plus one similar with bugle replacing crown; plus five others including two bi-metal and one bronze.
Roger Hello Jerry That's a very nice cap and certainly seems to establish that the domed Prince of Wales's plumes buttons are for the Welch Regiment. Estimate: 80-120Soviet Awards - Medal for Merit in Battle, in white metal and red enamel CCCP, serial number verso, incorrect ribbon; 60 years "Jubilee" medal in yellow metal; "Veteran of Labor" medal. Estimate: 30-50Great War Medals - Three WM and VM Pairs to 154972 Gnr T. A, 10385 Pte B Sunman, Notts and Derby; Bernard Smith (Mercantile); VM to 49051 Pte H Blades, York R; Memorial Plaque to John Arthur Tyler, with cover.During this time both officers and men wore the insignia of the Territorial Force units of the Suffolk Regiment. A) consists of a bi-metal badge with a two towered castle, representing the castle at Bury St Edmunds, surrounded by a wreath of oak leaves above which is a crown, all of this is in white metal.Bellow the wreath is a gilding metal scroll with the words "The Suffolk Regt.".Not that much has been written down about mess buttons, so there may be some significance in the use of a domed button as opposed to a flat button. Is a domed Po W plumes button always for the Welch and a flat Po W plumes button for the Leinster?By submitting your bid, you're committing to buy this item from the seller if you're the winning bidder.This is also a good place to include Anglo-American translations of collecting terminology.The US has more internet users than the UK, and therefore more Americans are likely to see our web site than Brits.Anodising is an Electro-plating process resulting in lightweight shiny badge. Staybrite replaced brass and white metal as the main metal for British Other Ranks military insignia from about 1950 onwards.Given that King George VI died in 1952, it stands to reason that King's Crown Staybrite insignia is quite rare.