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Title 90th Punjab Regiment piper's baldrick badge
Nationality British Empire
Period 1903-23

This badge (approx. 3.5" high) is a good quality bazaar casting made of coin silver (no hall marks) and would have been worn on a leather belt across the piper's chest. This regiment became the 2nd battalion of the 8th Punjab Regt. in 1923. It served with distinction in both wars: in WW1 in Mesopotamia and India; in WW2 in India and Burma.

In 1948, the 8th Punjab Regiment was allocated to Pakistan and the Sikh companies returned to India.

If you want to comment on this item—re quality, age, etc—please email me.

[Militaria : Badges : British Empire : 20th Century]


Just to let you know that the kukri arrived today safe and sound, many thanks for sending it so quickly. I'm more than pleased with this kukri, I'm so glad I spotted it on your website as I don't think I've ever seen another one like it for sale anywhere.

Once again many thanks and I hope to do business with you again in the future.

D D, UK, 11.10.2014

[It] got in [arrived]! It's a fine piece.

G V, Belgium, 11.08.2008