online Militaria dealer - Antique-Militaria [UK]
magnify icon Search militaria Medals - Arms - Militaria
Home icon Antique Militaria Home Cart icon Cart Checkout icon Checkout about us icon About us for the SEs and the curious Site map Telephone icon Contact us People shaking hands icon Customer comments | Help
Title 13th Duke of Connaught's Own Lancers officer's cap badge
Nationality British Empire
Period c 1922-56
Price £90.00

This badge (4.5 cm high) would have been worn on an officer's peaked service cap. In 1923, the 31st DCO Lancers and the 32nd Lancers were amalgamated to form this unit (the 13th DOC Lancers). Both regiments had a common origin in the old Bombay Squadron of Cavalry, raised for service under Lord Lake.

The badge is essentially of gilding metal, gilt, with design highlights in silver (viz '13' and regimental title). Its condition is perfect (there are the remains of old metal polish and minor verdigris on the reverse). The letter 'S' is stamped on the reverse of the crown

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


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

testimonials

Today I received your flag. It's very nice and looks genuine to me. Beautifull crisp colors! It looks barely used. It's a nice addition to my ww2 collection. I would even say, one of my top pieces.

Thanks for your excellent service and top communication!

I will check your site more often to see if you have more nice pieces.

R D, The Netherlands, 21.04.2018

I picked up the parcel today ... I am very pleased I decided to buy this.

C T, Denmark, 09.08.2013

more...