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    Feather bonnet badges, tail across the body pattern St Andrews head under L.
    In brass with old lacquer staining lead soldered replacement lugs to the rear.
    In silver plate Sgts? Ex Mj J.Samson collection. Circa 1870.
    no 18.
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    Feather bonnet badges in brass voided and non-voided. This pattern St Andrews head under letter R and tail behind the body.
    Ref KK 494. Circa 1880s.
    NO 19.

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    Officers coatee button 16mm diameter, copper with just a trace of gilt left.
    The details are hand engraved!, copper shank broken off the reverse.
    1830s??
    no 20.

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    On an eight-pointed star, the figure of St Andrew and Cross within an oval inscribed Nemo me impune lacessit and surmounted by a Victorian crown. Below the oval, the Sphinx superscribed Egypt. All in brass.
    42nd other ranks glengarry badge 1874-1881.
    Ref KK495.
    no 21.

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    A cast silver Sphinx 28mm x 38mm. Three nail spikes to the reverse to hammer into a wooden sporran cantle?
    Early 19th Century?
    no 22.

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    Crimea medal suspension removed and brooch pin fitted. Engraved on the rim 3583.ANDREW HURST.42.ROYAL HIGHLANDERS.
    no23.

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    An 80mm diameter pipers plaid brooch in cast silver, 42 numerals at base of thistles.
    Scratched on the reverse 2705 G.P. Pte George Patterson 1st Bn served in the Egyptian campaign
    of 1882. Awarded Egypt medal with clasps for Tel-el-Kebir; El-Teb; Tamaai and Saukin 1884. Also
    awarded Khedives Star. Unusual for a Pte to have a silver brooch?
    no 24

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    Two open back pewter buttons 16mm & 20mm both marked NUTTING LONDON.
    In 1840 he changed his backmark to Nutting and son dating these to 1830s.

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    ORs glengarry badge. On an eight pointed star, the figure of St Andrew and Cross within an oval inscribed Nemo me impune lacessit and surmounted by a Victorian crown.
    Below the oval, the Sphinx superscribed Egypt. All in white metal. 1875-81.
    Ref KK 496.

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    Same badge as last post this time in bronze for sergeants?

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