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Title Musician's sleeve badge
Nationality British
Period c 1902-early 1960s
Price £10.00

This was worn on the left sleeve by bandsmen (in all foot regiments) as an indication of musical ability. The king's crown replaced the queen's in 1902 and would have been worn from then until the introduction of Stabrite badges in the early 1960s.

It would appear to be a die-struck badge in gilding metal and comes complete with its green cloth backing and tinned zinc backing plate.

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


[Militaria : Badges : British : 20th Century]

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Thanks and badge arrived this am an excellent find so thanks once again.

C D, UK, 12.01.2010

Just to say many thanks for the fast service, it's an excellent little item. Will be watching for you listing more of these and other makes?

P A, UK, 26.06.2008

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