Cap Badge Variants



Hallmarked Silver Officers dress Cap

Regimental copy cap badge in white metal (low grade silver), long loops N/S.

Damaged OSD (Validity Unknown?)

x3 blades/Tangs Cap badge, yellow metal or gilt washed? (Validity unknown?)

Other Ranks

The above example (before cleaning) has had its "I" removed for the post 1908 period.

The pin badge to the right is a gilding-metal cap badge that has had the loops sawn off, a pin and clasp has been added and then the badge has had a layer of gilt (Owned by Major I Flamson, OC F LDY Sqn ACF).

K&K 1317

The letters LIY within a laurel-wreath on which are four scrolls inscribed South, Africa, 1900, 1901-2 surmounted by an Imperial crown. Below, a scroll inscribed Prince Albert's Own. Found in H/M/Silver, white metal and gilding-metal.

H/M Sterling Silver example possibly only produced in a limited number for individual purchase. This badge was not worn by the Officers. The above example is attached to a senior officers WW1 victory medal. (apologies for the out of focus photo).

White Metal (Other Ranks)