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Title British Indian police pouch belt ornament
Nationality British Empire
Period c 1902-48
Price £60.00

This is the badge which was worn on the pouch belt by the officers of the British Indian police. The police was divided into two components in India: the paramilitary police battalions who served on the frontiers (viz Burma and NWF) and the local police, who kept order in the cities and towns of India.

It is a die-struck white metal badge (5.25cm across) with an EPNS finish. It has three screw posts on the reverse for fitting to the pouch belt.

There is a break between the laurel wreath and the crown on one side and there is some distortion to the badge itself, together with the odd patch of verdigris and dried mud.

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


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

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I have in the last six months inherited my late father Alan Swain's police memorabilia collection along with much paperwork receipts etc. I would like to pass on to you my thanks for such good dealership with my father going back to the late 80s and well into the 1990s.

Laurence Swain, UK, 20.08.2016

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

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