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                                   The Armoury Militaria      

 

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Tosca 2007 to 2016  

 Please take a look at my other website
     Helmet Plates, Badges Etc..
 
 

 

 

Updated 7/12/ 2016

BAKERLITE/PLASTIC BADGE

                                                                                                                              TERRITORIAL BADGES

 FRENCH MILITARY BADGES  

COLLAR BADGES
SHOULDER TITLES  
CANADIAN BADGES
COLONIAL BADGES and NON UK BADGES
AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND BADGES
SOUTH AFRICAN BADGES

SPECIAL FORCES OF  THE WORLD

PARACHUTE WINGS OF THE WORLD 

 CAVALRY

1916 BADGES

LONDON REGT BADGES  

BRITISH INFANTRY CAP BADGES

The Armoury Militaria  

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Welcome to the Armoury Militaria Website 

This site deals with
ORIGINAL British Militaria from 1600 to present,
also ORIGINAL Special Forces 1939 to 1950,
American Insignia  1900 to present
 

 

The Armoury Militaria

22 Downs Crescent,
Gawber, Barnsley,
Yorkshire. S75 2JE.
England

Tel - 01226 287715
my email
ptaylor616@aol.com


CONDITIONS OF SALE

                                                    U.K. CUSTOMERS; payment must be made with your order
Due to postal increases the company have also had to increase Post and Packaging costs but have kept these to a minimum
                          Please. I send my items by Royal Mail, I have two methods within the UK.

                            I send my items by Royal Mail, I have two methods within the UK.

                                          Registered post I recommend for items over £30 ( From £6.80)
                                                                                   
                                          Recorded delivery for items under £30 (From £2.50)

       For Europe items I send by Air Assured (From £9.80)

                                                               Rest of the world (From £8.90)

 There will be NO conpensation if items are lost in the post unless you take out insurance.


OVERSEAS CUSTOMERS; payment must be made with your order. Please email for postage,packing and insurance charges. Payment may be made by international money order, cheque (preferably in sterling or US Dollars ) or American dollars in cash and now for your convenience Credit Cards (VISA Mastercard Maestro etc )and Paypal (ptaylor616@aol.com its free to use ). WE DO NOT ACCEPT AMERICAN EXPRESS

All goods will be dispatched as soon as possible after receipt of your order,and payment has been cleared.

All goods are guaranteed ORIGINAL. If any item causes dissatisfaction, it should be returned in original condition within 14 days for British customers or 21 days for overseas customers for a full refund or exchange. After these days the items are deemed SOLD.


To place a order simply email or phone me with
your order.

I’m always looking for badges, medals, books, photographs, etc. Willing to exchange and /or buy.

It you have a 'wants' list please feel free to
send it to me.


THANK YOU FOR YOUR CONTINUED INTEREST AND VALUED CUSTOM.

 

Abbreviations and References

A/A— Anodised Aluminium (staybright) introduced from 1948 onwards

Numbers at the side of the titles in the anodised section are reference to numbers in the book Collecting Anodised Cap Badges by Peter N Taylor

BCR Book: ‘Arms Badges of the British Cavalry Regiments’ by P Seaman

BDFA Book: ‘Buttons of the Defence Forces in Australia’ by JK Cossum

Bloomer Book: ‘Scottish Regimental Badges 1793-1971’ by WH & KD Bloomer

Cossom Book: ‘Australian Army Badges’ (3 volumes) by JK Cossum

Cossom Book 2 : 'Cloth Insignia if the Army in Australia 1860-1993' by JK Cossum

Cx =‘Military Badges of the British Empire 1914-1918’ by RHW Cox

KK = ‘Head-Dress Badges of the British Army Volumes 1 & 2’ by A.L.Kipling & H.L.King

LD Book - ‘Cavalry Warrant Officers’ and Non Commissioned Officers’ Arm Badges’ by D Linaker & G Dine

Owen Book - ‘The Military Badges and Insignia of Southern Africa’ by C.R.Owen

Mazeas Book 'Canadian Militia Badges Pre 1914' by D Mazeas

Mazeas Book 'Canadian Badges 1920-1950' by D Mazeas

Cross Book '1st World War Canadian Infantry Badges' by W.K Cross 1st & 2nd editions

Cross Book '1st World War Candian Corps Badges' by W.K Cross 1st edition

Thompson Book 'Cap Badges and Insignia of the Canadian Army 1953 -1973' by R. Thompson

Lowe Book ' New Zealand Reinforcement Badges 1914-1918' by G.J.Lowe

Thomas & Lord Book 'New Zealand Army Distinguishing patches 1911-1991' by M. Thomas & C. Lord parts one & two

Litchfield Books
'Militia Artillery 1852-1909',
'Volunteer Artillery 1859-1908'
'Territorial Artillery 1908-1988' by N.E.H Litchfield

Churchill Book 'History of the British Army infantry Collar Badge' by C.Churchill

Gaylor Book 'Military Badge Collecting' all seven editions. by J.Gaylor

Edwards Book ' Regimental Badges' all six editions by M.T.J Edwards

Poulsom Book ' Buttons of the Indian Army Volume two' by LT - Col N.W Poulsom

Edwards & Langley Book 'Britsh Army Proficiency Badges' by D. Edwards & D.langley

Westlake Book 'Collecting metal Shoulder Titles' by R.A Westlake

Gaylor Book 'Sons of John Company' by J.Gaylor

May, Carmen & Tanner Book 'Badges & Insignia of the British Armed Services' by May,Carmen & Tanner

Davis Book 'British Army, Cloth Insignia 1940 to present' by B.L Davis

Nobbs Book 'British Military hats' by M.G.Nobbs

War office & Mod Publications 'Clothing Regulations 1886-1995' All publications in my collection

Litchfield Booklets 'Uniform Insignia Royal Regiment of Artillery', 'Metal Shoulder Titles', 'Pagri Badges' &'Buttons' by N.E.H. Litchfield


Bi–Metal 2 coloured metals Brass and White metal

A/B– Brass or Gliding Metal

S/P - Silver Plate

WM - White Metal
blk-b -Blckened /Brass

Gil– Gilt

Chr– Chromium Plated

B- Brass

En, enamel

Embr-embroidered

RC– Right Collar

LC– Left Collar

HPC Helmet Plate Centre

QVC - Queen Victoria’s Crown

KC - King’s Crown (1901-1952)

QC - Queen’s Crown