A white metal stamped badge featuring a lion rampant over St.Andrew’s Cross, encircled by Maple Leaves and Thistle. Above the King’s Crown, while below the secondary unit scroll “BATT’N C.E.F. WINNIPEG”. Considered rare due to the “small 43” below the lion and white metal. This cap badge is considered to be the Officer variant and highly coveted. The reverse features two period soldered lugs and accompanying cotter pin. The reverse also features the maker mark of Tiptaft of Birmingham.
World War One Canadian 43rd Battalion Cameron Highlanders Officer Cap Badge (Tiptaft)
Considered rare due to the “small 43” below the lion and white metal. This cap badge is considered to be the Officer variant and highly coveted.
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Categories: Allied Powers, Canada, Great Britain, and Commonwealth, The First World War 1914 - 1918 Tags: Cameron Highlanders, Canada, Cap Badge, First World War, Highlanders, WW1
The naval badge retains it's original velvet and hand embroidered gilt wire which display a central anchor under an immaculate king's crown. Unlike Second World War examples, the crown consists of strictly red and green crown jewels rather than a central blue.
Excellent bronze framed telescope, finished in leather. The optics remain fully intact with no visible cracks or clouding. Made by Marchand of Paris and engraved "Signal Glass", it was likely a private purchase.
Each cardboard packet contains 10 snapshot photographs of their titled areas. The Stubbs Vimy set appearing to be close to the unveiling due to the cemented trenches. The Nels series may likely have been taken in late 1918 to early 1919.
A period painted gold diamond over black square is proudly displayed on the front facing portion of the helmet representative of the New Zealand 2nd Battalion Wellington Regiment.
Production of the Canadian Bren light machine gun began in Toronto at the John Inglis plant in 1938. With over 180,000 manufactured by 1940, a small portion were chambered in 7.92mm Mauser ammunition.