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Title Queen's County Rifles glengarry badge
Nationality British
Period c 1870-81
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In 1881, the QCR became the 4th Battalion, the Prince of Wales' Leinster Regiment (Royal Canadians). This badge is in excellent shape, with the bulk of its original blacking intact and all its original lugs.

These badges replaced the county militia titles worn formerly on the Pork Pie hat of the post-Crimea period. The glengarry cap, which replacecd the Pork Pie hat, looks like an American overseas cap, but with the addition of two silk tails at the rear and a pom pom on the top.

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[Militaria : Badges : British : 19th Century]

testimonials

Thanks, we are very pleased with the medal... this is just the job.

C S, UK, 06.11.2010

Picked up the dirk this morning and actually waited until I got back home before unwrapping the package. It really exceeded my expectations...whilst the photos were good, to see and feel it in three dimensions was very exciting. A beatutful piece Chris, and worth the wait.

C C, Australia, 20.08.2010

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