Cap Badge Variants

c1939-57

Bullion

Officers Side Cap with Kings Crown, QE2 Crown for Officers joining the Regiment post 1954.
Makers: Hand & Lock, London.

Metal



Officers silver plate cap badge, post 1952
(The collar badge has shorter "D" loops, often found stretched to make it appear to be a cap badge)

Silver plate, possibly for the Beret or Field Service Cap "post" 1952.


Officers H/M/Silver
J.R.Gaunt & Sons, Birmingham 1943.
x2 long loops E/W.


Silver plate, possibly for the Beret or Field Service Cap "pre" 1952.
 

Officers gilt Cap badge, x2 long loops E/W.


Bronze Metal (Officers)
Worn in the Officer's khaki service dress cap.


Other Ranks
1952-57


White Metal (Other Ranks)
After 9th May 1952.


Yellow Metal (Other Ranks), displaying the late die flaw.
After 9th May 1952.

Pattern Card held at IWM
Catalogue number: INS 2173
Production date: 1952
Materials badge, metal: white metal and gilding metal
FULL NAME: badge, standard pattern, Leicestershire Yeomanry (Prince Albert's Own)
SIMPLE NAME: badge, headdress: British
Creator: JR Gaunt London
Category: uniforms and insignia

Card Reverse: Blank.

Card Front: badge, card, seal.

Badge: the crest of the Prince Consort with a scroll above inscribed Prince Albert's Own Yeo and below this another scroll inscribed South Africa 1900-02; badge in white metal, slider in gilding metal.

Card:
Inspectorate of Clothing Ministry of Supply Pattern No. 15031 Spec. No. UK/CIC/208B Cat. No. CB 2540 Standard (Working, deleted) Pattern; inscribed, Badges, Cap Leicestershire Yeomanry WM To guide for Spec UK/CIC/2124 in Anodised Aluminium Cat No CB 3183; approved by ORD 17 9-5-1952; authority given as ENC 36 to 54/Officers/4051 (ORD 17) IC/C/1188; signed CA Bird.

Seal:
the shield of the Arms of the Board of Ordnance encircled Chief Inspector.

Card attached badge: LEICESTER PRINCE ALBERT'S OWN YEO SOUTH AFRICA 1900-02

Other Ranks
1939-52


Beret badge with a faded red backing.
No Makers Mark

Pattern Card held at the IWM (One)
Catalogue number: INS 3485
Materials badge: gilding metal
Alternative Names:
FULL NAME: badge, standard pattern, Leicestershire Yeomanry (Prince Albert's Own)
SIMPLE NAME: badge, headdress: British
Category: uniforms and insignia

Label: reverse inscribed 12/12/39 followed by initials (illegible).

Card: Badge, label, seal.

Badge: the crest of the Prince Consort with a scroll above inscribed Prince Albert's Own Yeo and below this another scroll inscribed South Africa 1900-02

Label: printed, Clothing Inspection Division Standard Specification No. U/208 Cat No. CB 1239 Pattern No. 3620; inscribed, Badges Cap Yeomanry:- Leicestershire; signed AB Arding.

Seal: the shield of the Arms of the Board of Ordnance encircled Chief Inspector.

Card embossed: LEICESTER PRINCE ALBERT'S OWN YEO SOUTH AFRICA 1900-02


Polished beret badge with its scarlet backing.
11mm J.R.GAUNTLONDON Makers Mark


Pattern Card held at the IWM (Two)
Catalogue number: INS 2552
Production date: 1940
Materials badge: gilding metal
FULL NAME: badge, standard pattern, Leicestershire Yeomanry (Prince Albert's Own)
SIMPLE NAME: badge, headdress: British
Category: uniforms and insignia

Card reverse: Blank

Card front: badge, card, seal badge: the crest of the Prince Consort with a scroll above inscribed Leicestershire; below the crest a scroll inscribed Prince Albert's Own Yeo and below this another scroll inscribed South Africa 1900-02.

Card: Headed, CB 1239 Royal Army Clothing Department Pattern No. 3620 Standard (Sample deleted); inscribed, Badges Cap :- Leicestershire Yeomanry; authority given as S&C ID/1344/1; signed CA Bird; Renewed 15/10/40.

Seal: the shield of the Arms of the Board of Ordnance encircled Chief Inspector.

Card attached: LEICESTERSHIRE PRINCE ALBERT'S OWN YEO SOUTH AFRICA 1900-02


Gilding-metal (Other Ranks)
11mm J.R.GAUNTLONDON Makers Mark

Pattern Card held at the IWM (Three)
Catalogue number: INS 2555
Production date: 1941
Materials badge: gilding metal
FULL NAME: badge, standard pattern, Leicestershire Yeomanry (Prince Albert's Own)
SIMPLE NAME: badge, headdress: British
Category: uniforms and insignia

Card reverse: Blank

Card front: Badge, card, seal badge: the crest of the Prince Consort with a scroll above inscribed Leicestershire; below the crest a scroll inscribed Prince Albert's Own Yeo and below this another scroll inscribed South Africa 1900-02.

Card: Headed, CB 1239 Royal Army Clothing Department Pattern No. 3620 Standard Sample; inscribed, Badges Cap :- Leicestershire Yeomanry; authority given as S&C ID/1344/1; signed CA Bird; dated 24/4/22; Renewed 24/4/41.

Seal: The shield of the Arms of the Board of Ordnance encircled Chief Inspector.

Card attached: LEICESTERSHIRE PRINCE ALBERT'S OWN YEO SOUTH AFRICA 1900-02


Gilding-metal (Other Ranks)
11mm J.R.GAUNT.LONDON Makers Mark


Gilding-metal (Other Ranks)
11mm J.R.GAUNT.LONDON Makers Mark


Gilding-metal (Other Ranks)
11mm J.R.GAUNT.LONDON Makers Mark


Gilding-metal (Other Ranks)
11mm J.R.GAUNT.LONDON Makers Mark


Gilding-metal (Other Ranks)
11mm J.R.GAUNT LONDON Makers Mark


Gilding Metal, in near mint condition.


Gilding-metal (Other Ranks)


Unmarked slider.