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Army Officers' Regimental Cap Badge List

This is an extract of our Master Militaria Catalogue dealing with Military Officers' Cap badges, hat and helmet insignia.  Police and Fire and Rescue cap badges are on separate pages.



Reference Books

We recommend the following reference books -

Kipling, AL & King, HL. 1995. Head-Dress Badges of the British Army - Volume 1 - Up to the end of the Great War. ISBN 0584109474: Muller, Blond & White Ltd.
An excellent book with black and white photographs of nearly 1900 cap badges. Each badge is numbered and the numbers are used by dealers and collectors as the 'industry-standard' to refer to cap badges. If you are going to buy cap badges by mail order, then you need this book.
Head-Dress Badges of the British Army - Volume 1 - Up to the end of the Great War  Buy Book

Kipling, AL & King, HL. 1994. Head-Dress Badges of the British Army - Volume 2 - From the end of the Great War to the Present Day. ISBN 0584109482: Muller, Blond & White Ltd.
An excellent book with black and white photographs of many cap badges. Each badge is numbered and the numbers are used by dealers and collectors as the 'industry-standard' to refer to cap badges. If you are going to buy cap badges by mail order, then you need this book.
Head-Dress Badges of the British Army - Volume 2 - From the end of the Great War to the Present Day  Buy Book


Cap Badges (Officers' Embroidered)

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Army Officers' Cloth Cap Badges 72 (Tyne Electrical Engineers) Fd Sqn (Air Support) L2X392 72 (Tyne Electrical Engineers) Fd Sqn (Air Support) Grenade TYNE Scroll Bullion £12.00

Army Officers' Cloth Cap Badges Adjutant General's Corps L2N674 Adjutant General's Corps QC Bullion KK 2729* £6.00

Army Officers' Cloth Cap Badges Brigadiers' & Colonels' Cap Badge L2N914 Brigadiers' & Colonels' Cap Badge Canadian Army QC Bullion £6.00

Army Officers' Cloth Cap Badges Canadian Armed Forces Chaplain Branch - Maple Wreath L2J398 Canadian Armed Forces Chaplain Branch - Maple Wreath Green Bush Hat Badge QC Embroidered £6.00

Army Officers' Cloth Cap Badges Canadian Armed Forces Communications & Electronics L2Y074 Canadian Armed Forces Communications & Electronics Branch QC Lurex £8.00

Army Officers' Cloth Cap Badges Canadian Armed Forces Medical Branch L2Y073 Canadian Armed Forces Medical Branch QC Lurex RJCT Q77* £10.00

Army Officers' Cloth Cap Badges Deputy Lieutenant Of A Welsh County L2O023 Deputy Lieutenant Of A Welsh County PoW's Feathers Bullion £10.00

Army Officers' Cloth Cap Badges Duke Of Lancaster's Own Yeomanry - Officers L2N315 Duke Of Lancaster's Own Yeomanry - Officers Small Rose For Beret Bullion £12.00

Army Officers' Cloth Cap Badges Gloucestershire Regiment L2W130 Gloucestershire Regiment Back Badge Pre-1993 Bullion KK 635* £8.00

Army Officers' Cloth Cap Badges Governor Of A British Overseas Territory L2P921 Governor Of A British Overseas Territory QC / EiiR Oak Wreath QC Bullion Cap Badge £18.00

Army Officers' Cloth Cap Badges Kuwaiti Army Officer L2Y628 Kuwaiti Army Officer Bullion £25.00

Army Officers' Cloth Cap Badges Kuwaiti Army Officer L2W282 Kuwaiti Army Officer Mylar £25.00

Army Officers' Cloth Cap Badges Lord Lieutenant Of A Welsh County L2P557 Lord Lieutenant Of A Welsh County QC Over PoW Feathers QC Bullion £18.00

Army Officers' Cloth Cap Badges Lord Lieutenant Of An English County L2A017 Lord Lieutenant Of An English County QC Over Gold Rose QC Bullion £18.00

Army Officers' Cloth Cap Badges Royal Army Dental Corps L2C883 Royal Army Dental Corps Beret Badge On Green QC Bullion £10.00

Army Officers' Cloth Cap Badges Royal Army Educational Corps Beret Badge L2E861 Royal Army Educational Corps Beret Badge On Navy Blue QC Bullion KK 2146* £10.00

Army Officers' Cloth Cap Badges Royal Army Physical Training Corps L2C876 Royal Army Physical Training Corps QC Bullion £10.00

Army Officers' Cloth Cap Badges Royal Artillery (7-Flame Grenade Over Ubique On Red) L2C886 Royal Artillery (7-Flame Grenade Over Ubique On Red) Sidehat Badge Bullion £6.00

Army Officers' Cloth Cap Badges Royal Corps Of Transport Fleet (Crown In Wreath) L2Z338 Royal Corps Of Transport Fleet (Crown In Wreath) Army Maritime Unit QC Bullion £30.00

Army Officers' Cloth Cap Badges Royal Electrical & Mechanical Engineers L2E035 Royal Electrical & Mechanical Engineers On Navy Blue QC Bullion KK 2129* £8.00

Army Officers' Cloth Cap Badges Royal Gloucestershire Berkshire & Wiltshire Regiment L2O245 Royal Gloucestershire Berkshire & Wiltshire Regiment Back Badge On Blue Bullion KK 635* £6.00

Army Officers' Cloth Cap Badges Royal Horse Artillery - 7th (Parachute) Regiment L2N813 Royal Horse Artillery - 7th (Parachute) Regiment On Maroon Backing QC Bullion KK 1934* £12.00

Army Officers' Cloth Cap Badges Royal Irish Fusiliers - Forage Cap Badge L2Y944 Royal Irish Fusiliers - Forage Cap Badge With Metal Harp Bullion £80.00

Army Officers' Cloth Cap Badges Special Reconnaissance Regiment L2Z504 Special Reconnaissance Regiment Bullion £10.00

Army Officers' Cloth Cap Badges Tanzania Peoples' Defence Force L2Y606 Tanzania Peoples' Defence Force Umoja Mylar £20.00

Army Officers' Cloth Cap Badges The Gambia Army L2Z523 The Gambia Army Embroidered £20.00

Cap Badges (Officers' Metal)

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Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges 17th/21st Lancers L3A412 17th/21st Lancers Full Size Motto S/P KK 782* £30.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges 24th Lancers - 1940-1944 L3X026 24th Lancers - 1940-1944 War-Raised Unit WW2 KC G; Enam KK 1914 £100.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges 3rd Carabiniers (Prince Of Wales's Dragoon Guards) L3Y289 3rd Carabiniers (Prince Of Wales's Dragoon Guards) S/P & G KK 1888 £30.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Aden Protectorate Levies L3Y287 Aden Protectorate Levies 1953-1961 QC Bi £45.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Adjutant General's Corps L3I002 Adjutant General's Corps 46mm High QC S/P & G KK 2729 £12.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Adjutant General's Corps (Education & Training Serv) L3V650 Adjutant General's Corps (Education & Training Serv) QC S/P & G £16.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Army Legal Corps (not Services) L3A442 Army Legal Corps (not Services) Post-1978 QC S/P & E KK 2167* £25.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Army Legal Services L3I736 Army Legal Services 1958-1978 QC S/P & E KK 2167* £30.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Canadian Armed Forces Administration Branch L3O195 Canadian Armed Forces Administration Branch QC G; Enam £15.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Canadian Armed Forces Communications & Electronics L3Q842 Canadian Armed Forces Communications & Electronics Branch QC G; Enam £10.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Canadian Armed Forces Dental Branch L3O197 Canadian Armed Forces Dental Branch QC G; Enam £12.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Canadian Armed Forces Infantry Corps Branch L3Y685 Canadian Armed Forces Infantry Corps Branch Ducimus QC G; Enam £10.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Canadian Armed Forces Legal Branch L3R051 Canadian Armed Forces Legal Branch QC G; Enam RJCT Q77* £15.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Canadian Armed Forces Personnel Selection Branch L3R052 Canadian Armed Forces Personnel Selection Branch QC G; Enam RJCT Q77* £10.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Canadian Armed Forces Training Development Branch L3Y684 Canadian Armed Forces Training Development Branch QC G; Enam £16.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Canadian Army Dental Corps - 1929-1947 L3X842 Canadian Army Dental Corps - 1929-1947 CADC Cipher Pattern KC Gilt Brooker 16 £30.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Canadian Engineers (Beaver In Centre) L3Y257 Canadian Engineers (Beaver In Centre) WW1 Officer Pattern KC Bronze Cox 857 £40.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Church Lads' Brigade L3Y541 Church Lads' Brigade Gilt £40.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Czech Republic Army - Officer's Cap Badge L3V645 Czech Republic Army - Officer's Cap Badge Post-1993 Bze & G £10.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Devonshire & Dorset Regiment L3P942 Devonshire & Dorset Regiment S/P & G KK 2043 £25.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges East Anglian Brigade L3X286 East Anglian Brigade S/P KK 2029 £30.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Forester Brigade L3A427 Forester Brigade S/P & G KK 2028 £30.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Kenya Army Chaplain L3N206 Kenya Army Chaplain A/A £10.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry L3Y510 King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry Silver-Plated Bugle S/P & G KK 2009 £45.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Lancastrian Brigade (worn By Lancastrian Volunteers) L3P922 Lancastrian Brigade (worn By Lancastrian Volunteers) QC S/P & G KK 2026 £30.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Life Guards - GviR L3T006 Life Guards - GviR 2-Blade Fastening KC Bronze KK 1875 £35.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Machine Gun Corps L3V539 Machine Gun Corps 2-Blade Fastening KC Bronze KK 1154 £35.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Mercian Brigade - Also Worn By Mercian Volunteers L3G319 Mercian Brigade - Also Worn By Mercian Volunteers S/P KK 2033 £30.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Mercian Regiment - Double-Headed Eagle L3Z292 Mercian Regiment - Double-Headed Eagle 42.5mm High Officers S/P & G £18.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Nelson Marlborough & West Coast Regiment (1952-1964) L3Y827 Nelson Marlborough & West Coast Regiment (1952-1964) New Zealand QC Gilt £25.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Northland Regiment (New Zealand) L3Y826 Northland Regiment (New Zealand) 1952-1964 QC Gilt £25.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Parachute Regiment L3D073 Parachute Regiment QC S/P KK 2060 £15.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Parachute Regiment L3M460 Parachute Regiment QC Silver? KK 2060 £35.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Princess Of Wales's Royal Regiment L3H909 Princess Of Wales's Royal Regiment Solid Red Oval S/P;G;E KK 2724* £20.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Queen's Gurkha Signals L3J342 Queen's Gurkha Signals One-Piece Badge QC S/P & G KK 2089 £25.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Queen's Lancashire Regiment L3A433 Queen's Lancashire Regiment Red Enamelled Rose QC G; Enam KK 2049* £25.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Queen's Own Yeomanry (skulking fox over scroll) L3Z047 Queen's Own Yeomanry (skulking fox over scroll) S/P & G KK 2293 £40.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Queen's Royal Regiment (West Surrey) L3A424 Queen's Royal Regiment (West Surrey) Beret Size (lamb) Gilt KK 1970* £20.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Rhodesia Regiment L3Z353 Rhodesia Regiment On Red Boss Silver? Owen 3455 £45.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Rhodesian General Service L3T632 Rhodesian General Service 1940-1956 Brass Owen 3135 £30.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Royal Anglian Regiment L3S630 Royal Anglian Regiment G & Chr KK 2042 £20.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Royal Army Chaplains' Department (Christian) L3J821 Royal Army Chaplains' Department (Christian) QC S/P;G;E KK 2111 £50.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Royal Army Chaplains' Department (Christian) L3A435 Royal Army Chaplains' Department (Christian) Black QC Brass KK 2111* £18.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Royal Army Chaplains' Department (Christian) L3X411 Royal Army Chaplains' Department (Christian) Chaplain's Assistant Gilt £45.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Royal Army Chaplains' Department (Christian) L3A444 Royal Army Chaplains' Department (Christian) Square Type - Solid KC Black KK 973 £30.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Royal Army Chaplains' Department (Christian) L3U236 Royal Army Chaplains' Department (Christian) Square Type - Solid KC Gilt KK 973 £40.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Royal Army Chaplains' Department (Jewish) L3L230 Royal Army Chaplains' Department (Jewish) QC Bronze KK 2113* £35.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Royal Army Chaplains' Department (Jewish) L3T929 Royal Army Chaplains' Department (Jewish) QC S/P;G;E KK 2113 £60.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Royal Army Chaplains' Department (Jewish) L3U451 Royal Army Chaplains' Department (Jewish) On Flexible Blades QC Black KK 2113* £35.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Royal Army Educational Corps L3X772 Royal Army Educational Corps 1951-1952 KC S/P & G KK 2145 £50.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Royal Army Educational Corps L3A441 Royal Army Educational Corps 1952-1993 QC S/P & G KK 2146 £20.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Royal Army Medical Corps L3A438 Royal Army Medical Corps QC S/P & G KK 2123 £15.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Royal Army Medical Corps L3A413 Royal Army Medical Corps 1902-1947 KC Bronze KK 1007* £12.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Royal Army Medical Corps L3X215 Royal Army Medical Corps 1902-1947 KC Gilt KK 1007* £30.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Royal Army Ordnance Corps L3Z119 Royal Army Ordnance Corps 1949-1952 KC S/P & G KK 2125 £35.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Royal Army Ordnance Corps L3A439 Royal Army Ordnance Corps 1952-1993 QC S/P & G KK 2126 £16.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Royal Army Pay Corps L3J461 Royal Army Pay Corps Full Size QC S/P & G KK 2137 £20.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Royal Army Service Corps L3A436 Royal Army Service Corps 1952-1965 QC Chr;G;E KK 2118* £25.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Royal Artillery - Full Size L3M097 Royal Artillery - Full Size Separate Wheel KC Bronze KK 808 £25.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Royal Artillery - Full Size L3M096 Royal Artillery - Full Size Separate Wheel QC Bronze KK 1937 £12.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Royal Artillery - Full Size L3M261 Royal Artillery - Full Size Separate Wheel QC Gilt KK 1937 £18.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Royal Canadian Army Chaplains' Corps (Christian) L3N220 Royal Canadian Army Chaplains' Corps (Christian) QC S/P;G;E Brooker Q76 £40.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Royal Dragoon Guards - Beret Size - Gilt Castle L3S228 Royal Dragoon Guards - Beret Size - Gilt Castle Enamelled S/P;G;E KK 2720 £20.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Royal Dragoon Guards - Full Size - Gilt Castle L3H907 Royal Dragoon Guards - Full Size - Gilt Castle Enamelled S/P;G;E KK 2720 £20.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Royal Electrical & Mechanical Engineers L3I936 Royal Electrical & Mechanical Engineers QC S/P & G KK 2129 £20.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Royal Electrical & Mechanical Engineers L3W925 Royal Electrical & Mechanical Engineers 1947-1952 KC S/P & G KK 2128 £25.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Royal Engineers L3A421 Royal Engineers EiiR QC S/P & G KK 1942* £14.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Royal Engineers L3A420 Royal Engineers GviR KC Bronze KK 1940* £20.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Royal Engineers L3W749 Royal Engineers GviR KC S/P & G KK 1941 £28.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Royal Engineers L3Y184 Royal Engineers GvR - 1911-1936 KC Bronze KK 1940* £35.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Royal Fusiliers (City Of London Regiment) L3F634 Royal Fusiliers (City Of London Regiment) KC Bronze KK 597 £30.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Royal Gloucestershire Berkshire & Wiltshire Regiment L3I890 Royal Gloucestershire Berkshire & Wiltshire Regiment Frosted Finish S/P & G KK 2726 £20.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Royal Green Jackets L3I940 Royal Green Jackets QC S/P KK 2053 £14.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Royal Irish Rangers L3E188 Royal Irish Rangers 1968-1992 QC G & Chr KK 2047 £25.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Royal Leicestershire Regiment L3W383 Royal Leicestershire Regiment Beret Size - 1946-48 S/P & G KK 1983 £35.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Royal Logistic Corps (1st Pattern - Gilt Scrolls) L3L760 Royal Logistic Corps (1st Pattern - Gilt Scrolls) Formed 5 April 1993 QC G; Enam KK 2728* £20.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Royal Marines Officers L3F194 Royal Marines Officers 2-Part QC Bronze KK 2099 £15.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Royal Marines Officers L3P771 Royal Marines Officers 2-Part And 2-Colour QC A/A KK 2099 £15.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Royal Military Police L3E211 Royal Military Police Beret Size QC S/P KK 2132* £15.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Royal Military Police L3L117 Royal Military Police Full Size QC S/P KK 2132 £20.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Royal Pioneer Corps (Old Pattern Pre-1985) L3E212 Royal Pioneer Corps (Old Pattern Pre-1985) QC S/P KK 2151* £15.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Royal Scots Dragoon Guards L3B758 Royal Scots Dragoon Guards S/P & G KK 1890 £30.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Royal Signals L3N017 Royal Signals 2-Part QC S/P & G KK 1948 £15.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Royal Tank Regiment L3M353 Royal Tank Regiment QC S/P KK 1924 £15.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Scots Guards - Officer's Service Dress Cap Badge L3L113 Scots Guards - Officer's Service Dress Cap Badge Small ?silver? S/P;G;E KK 910 £50.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges South African Artillery - Suid Afrika L3W212 South African Artillery - Suid Afrika Separate Wheel KC Bronze £35.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges South African Corps Of Chaplains (Christian) L3N216 South African Corps Of Chaplains (Christian) S/P;G;E Owen 1113 £40.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges The Royal Welsh L3S372 The Royal Welsh With Scroll Bronze £15.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Wessex Regiment (Volunteers) L3T930 Wessex Regiment (Volunteers) Wyvern S/P KK 2030 £40.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Yorkshire Volunteers L3A430 Yorkshire Volunteers Hall-Marked 1991 QC G; Enam KK 2032* £35.00

Army Officers' Metal Cap Badges Yorkshire Volunteers (also Yorkshire Brigade) L3A431 Yorkshire Volunteers (also Yorkshire Brigade) White Enamelled Rose QC G; Enam KK 2032* £30.00

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