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Title King Edward's Own 18th Cavalry Regiment officer's silver collar badge
Nationality British Empire
Period 1925

This London hallmarked example is just 3 cm tall. The regiment has its origins in 1842, formed as the 8th Bengal Irregular Cavalry at Fatehgarh. During the Mutiny the greater part of the troopers deserted, but all the Indian officers and most of the NCOs stood firm. Thus the unit was not disbanded, unlike so many other Bengal cavalry regiments.

The regiment had a long and distinguished career serving all over the world:Africa, Burma, Egypt, not to mention the North West Frontier and during WW1. The badge was in use 1922-51.

It is die-struck silver and is in good condition.

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

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


The badges arrived this morning. Thank you for the prompt delivery and your help...

J H, UK, 13.01.2012

Many many many thanks about [for] your dagger! Very fine quality! I love it!

A P, Russia, 07.04.2009