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

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

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Just letting you know that the whistle arrived here this morning safe and sound. Your excellent packaging was still totally intact and it took me all of five minutes to break into it to see my purchase. I am very pleased, it is a great whistle.

R C, Australia, 21.12.2012

Holster arrived on Saturday. Fantastic service, thanks a lot.

L P, UK, 26.05.2008

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