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Title Queen's County Rifles glengarry badge
Nationality British
Period c 1870-81
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In 1881, the QCR became the 4th Battalion, the Prince of Wales' Leinster Regiment (Royal Canadians). This badge is in excellent shape, with the bulk of its original blacking intact and all its original lugs.

These badges replaced the county militia titles worn formerly on the Pork Pie hat of the post-Crimea period. The glengarry cap, which replacecd the Pork Pie hat, looks like an American overseas cap, but with the addition of two silk tails at the rear and a pom pom on the top.

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[Militaria : Badges : British : 19th Century]

testimonials

I picked up the No5 this morning and I'm well pleased with it.

Thanks very much for a great deal hope to trade again in the future.

A M, UK, 06.07.2013

Hallo Chris, its coming [it came] today, it's very good, thank you.

P P, Sweden, 16.08.2006

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