Private Military Cap Badges & Medal collection


The collection was formed over the last 40 years and the owner was buying from reputable dealers, auctioneers and privately. There are 93 lot which include a vast amount of badges which we have left on the boards, representing, British, Canadian, other Commonwealth countries etc and several lots include an of average 40 to 80 badges with tempting
estimates of £200-300 per lot.


There are also some good individual lots, for example, Victorian Lancer cap plates of 9th and 21st Lancers (Estimate £400-500 each), many Last Shako plates including 105th (Madras Light Infantry) Foot (estimate £200-300), rare badges such as The Gloucestershire Regiment Officer's forage badge (£150-200), Guards Machine Gun Battalion, dated 1917 (£100-150) and Gordon Highlanders glengarry badge (£100-150).


The collection also deviates in as much as the owner has collected American, Canadian and British cloth badges, all presented in ring binder files, there are several lots each with approx. 200 badges (£100-150 per lot), plus various Victorian and Edwardian Home Service helmets, many of the Officer's including Loyal North Lancashire Regiment (£400-600).


The collection is being sold on Friday 9 November without reserve and there has been a huge amount of interest from around the globe. There is also a good amount of early aviation memorabilia from other properties including Royal Flying Corps, Royal Air Force and Luftwaffe as well as edged weapons, medals and uniforms.


The catalogue is available to view on or or

For more information please contact Henry Meadows 01285 860006 or

Upcoming Auctions


Printed Books, Maps & Original Art, Modern First Editions & Illustrated Books, Games & Playing Cards

Printed Books, Maps & Original Art, Modern First Editions & Illustrated Books, Games & Playing Cards

13th Dec, 2023 - 14th Dec, 2023

To see a page-turning version of our catalogue, please see the Virtual Catalogue.

Live bidding is available on our website on sale day, a BID LIVE button will appear 60 minutes before the sale starts. Please register at least 24 hours before the sale starts. Commission bids can be left on our website up to 1 hour before the sale. For telephone bids, please call the office on 01285 860006.

We would like to wish all our customers a peaceful and joyous Christmas & New Year and to cordially invite those who can make it to join us in South Cerney for a complimentary glass of wine and mince pie (from midday on both sale days)