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Slouch hat badges 8 months 1 week ago #62715

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There certainly appears to be money in these, in particular, when additional charges are placed upon the invoices!

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Slouch hat badges 2 weeks 3 days ago #66618

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From the next Bosley's auction


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South Africa. Harrismith Volunteer Light Horse Boer War sheet brass slouch hat badge.

A good rare example “HVLH” between two horse nails. Two brass wire loops to reverse. VGC

Actual badge believed worn by the CO, Captain Hawkins, of this Orange River Colony Unit
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Some more examples courtesy of Bosleys



South Africa. Cape Peninsula Horse Boer War sheet brass slouch hat badge.
A good scarce example. Curved ‘PENINSULA’ over straight ‘HORSE’ on brass wire loops. VGC
Circa 1900-02.



South Africa. Warren’s Mounted Infantry Boer War sheet brass slouch hat badge.
A good scarce example. “WAR MI RENS” curved pierced scroll. Two brass wire loops to reverse. VGC
Raised in December 1900 by Lt. Col. Frederick John Warren.



South Africa. Numqualand Border Scouts Boer War sheet brass slouch hat badge.
A good rare example. “N.B.S.” between two lines. Two brass wire loops to reverse. VGC
Raised 1901. CO Col White.
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More from the excellent range of badges at Bosleys

Brabant's Horse



Dennison's Scouts



Bushveldt Carbineers



Kaffrarian (Mounted) Rifles

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Kitchener's Fighting Scouts



Natal Mounted Rifles



Border Mounted Rifles

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Desctibed by Bosleys as:

Boer War Imperial Yeomanry slouch hat rosette and badge.
A good example. General pattern red and purple silk rosette bearing bronze Prince of Wales’s plumes with ‘IY’ below. Loops and blades to reverse.


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