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Bag-Pipes, Drums and Band Insignia

Pipe Major badge - Bag-Pipes In Thistle Wreath


Arm Badges (Regimental Cloth)

Arm Badges (Regimental Cloth) Corps Of Army Music D1S506 Corps Of Army Music (Gold Lyre On Blue) Woven (BLM 3.279) £6.00

Badge Backings

Cap Badge Backings Black Watch & Other Scottish Glengarry Badges E1K207 Black Watch & Other Scottish Glengarry Badges Black Ribbon Rosette Silk £5.00

Buttons (Anodised Aluminium)

Military Buttons (Anodised Aluminium) Irish Guards (Pipers) J1A068 Irish Guards (Pipers) 19mm Silver Colour Button QC A/A (HR 83*) £1.00

Military Buttons (Anodised Aluminium) Irish Guards (Pipers) J1A067 Irish Guards (Pipers) 26.5mm Silver Colour Button QC A/A (HR 83*) £1.50

Military Buttons (Anodised Aluminium) King's Own Scottish Borderers - Pipers J1L736 King's Own Scottish Borderers - Pipers 26mm Silver Colour Button QC A/A (HR 240) £2.00

Military Buttons (Anodised Aluminium) Royal Irish Rangers (Pipers) J1A132 Royal Irish Rangers (Pipers) 19.5mm Silver Colour Button QC A/A (HR 564*) £3.00

Military Buttons (Anodised Aluminium) Royal Irish Rangers (Pipers) J1A131 Royal Irish Rangers (Pipers) 26mm Silver Colour Button QC A/A (HR 564*) £4.00

Military Buttons (Anodised Aluminium) Royal Military School Of Music (Kneller Hall) J1L640 Royal Military School Of Music (Kneller Hall) 19.5mm - Gold Colour Button A/A (HR 556) £1.00

Military Buttons (Anodised Aluminium) Scots Guards (Pipers) J1Q820 Scots Guards (Pipers) 25.5mm Silver Colour Button QC A/A (HR 82) £2.50

Buttons (Other Types)

Military Buttons (Other Types) Irish Guards (Pipers) J2J513 Irish Guards (Pipers) 14.5mm Silver Colour Button QC S/P (HR 83*) £1.50

Musicians' Arm Badges

Band; Pipers & Drummers Bag-Pipes - 2 Drones - Irish K2G382 Bag-Pipes - 2 Drones - Irish Gold On Rifle Green Bullion (EL 160*) £8.00

Band; Pipers & Drummers Bag-Pipes - 3 Drones - Scottish - Mess Kit Size K2R991 Bag-Pipes - 3 Drones - Scottish - Mess Kit Size Gold On Scarlet Bullion (EL 160*) £8.00

Band; Pipers & Drummers Bag-Pipes In Thistle Wreath - Pipe Major K2G408 Bag-Pipes In Thistle Wreath - Pipe Major Gold On Piper Green Bullion (EL 162) £18.00

Band; Pipers & Drummers Bag-Pipes In Thistle Wreath - Pipe Major K2G407 Bag-Pipes In Thistle Wreath - Pipe Major Silver / Piper Green Bullion (EL 162) £18.00

Band; Pipers & Drummers Bugle (Bugler - Light Infantry No.1 Dress) K2B996 Bugle (Bugler - Light Infantry No.1 Dress) Silver On Dark Green Bullion (EL 150A) £6.00

Band; Pipers & Drummers Bugle (Bugler - Light Infantry) Mouthpiece FL K2B488 Bugle (Bugler - Light Infantry) Mouthpiece FL Green On Maize Embroidered (EL 150A) £3.50

Band; Pipers & Drummers Bugle (Bugler - Light Infantry) Mouthpiece FR K2F239 Bugle (Bugler - Light Infantry) Mouthpiece FR Green On Maize Embroidered (EL 150A) £2.50

Band; Pipers & Drummers Bugle - Mouthpiece Left K2N562 Bugle - Mouthpiece Left Chrome (EL 150A*) £3.00

Band; Pipers & Drummers Bugle - Mouthpiece Left K2B541 Bugle - Mouthpiece Left Light Infantry Regts Brass (Single) £4.00

Band; Pipers & Drummers Bugle - Mouthpiece Left K2B527 Bugle - Mouthpiece Left Silver Colour A/A (EL 150A*) £3.00

Band; Pipers & Drummers Bugle - Mouthpiece Right K2B543 Bugle - Mouthpiece Right WM (EL 150A*) £4.00

Band; Pipers & Drummers Bugle - Mouthpiece Right K2B540 Bugle - Mouthpiece Right Gold Colour A/A (EL 150A*) £3.00

Band; Pipers & Drummers Bugle - Mouthpiece Right K2B670 Bugle - Mouthpiece Right Silver Colour A/A (EL 150A*) £3.00

Band; Pipers & Drummers Bugle Cords K2P099 Bugle Cords Yellow/Blue/Red £10.00

Band; Pipers & Drummers Bugle Major Rank Chevrons 4 Stripes - Light Infantry K2E935 Bugle Major Rank Chevrons 4 Stripes - Light Infantry Green On Maize Embroidered £6.00

Band; Pipers & Drummers Bugle Major's Rank Slide - 4 Chevrons & Bugle K2R191 Bugle Major's Rank Slide - 4 Chevrons & Bugle Royal Marines Lovats Embroidered £9.00

Band; Pipers & Drummers Canadian Army Drum Major Rank Badge K2O902 Canadian Army Drum Major Rank Badge Yellow On Black £8.00

Band; Pipers & Drummers Crossed Bugles  (Royal Green Jackets) K2G061 Crossed Bugles (Royal Green Jackets) Black/Gold On Green Bullion (EL 151*) £8.00

Band; Pipers & Drummers Drum (Drum Major) - No.1 Dress - Large K2R986 Drum (Drum Major) - No.1 Dress - Large Gold On Archer Green Bullion (EL 155B) £8.00

Band; Pipers & Drummers Drum (Drummer) K2B528 Drum (Drummer) Gold Colour A/A (EL 155A) £4.00

Band; Pipers & Drummers Drum (Drummer) - Small - No.2 Dress K2B490 Drum (Drummer) - Small - No.2 Dress On Khaki Embroidered (EL 155B) £2.50

Band; Pipers & Drummers Drum (Duke Of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding)) K2B491 Drum (Duke Of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding)) No.2 Dress - On Red Embroidered (EL 155B) £4.00

Band; Pipers & Drummers Drum In Thistle Wreath - Drum Major K2R990 Drum In Thistle Wreath - Drum Major Silver / Piper Green Bullion (EL 162) £18.00

Band; Pipers & Drummers Drum Major - Crown / 4 Stripes/ RGBW K2T143 Drum Major - Crown / 4 Stripes/ RGBW Brown On DPM Camo QC Embroidered (Rank Slide) £10.00

Band; Pipers & Drummers Drum Major - Crown/ 4 Stripes - On Desert Camouflage K2N973 Drum Major - Crown/ 4 Stripes - On Desert Camouflage Rank Slide QC Embroidered £6.00

Band; Pipers & Drummers Drum Major - Crown/ 4 Stripes - On DPM Camouflage K2Q216 Drum Major - Crown/ 4 Stripes - On DPM Camouflage Rank Slide QC Embroidered £6.00

Band; Pipers & Drummers Drum Major Guards Blue Tunic Rank Chevrons 4 Bars K2P048 Drum Major Guards Blue Tunic Rank Chevrons 4 Bars Gold Outline On Blue Bullion £10.00

Band; Pipers & Drummers Drum Major's Rank Chevrons 4 Stripes - Mess Dress K2R566 Drum Major's Rank Chevrons 4 Stripes - Mess Dress Small On Navy Blue Bullion £10.00

Band; Pipers & Drummers Drum Major's Rank Chevrons 4 Stripes - Mess Dress K2R568 Drum Major's Rank Chevrons 4 Stripes - Mess Dress Small On White Bullion £10.00

Band; Pipers & Drummers Drum Major's Rank Chevrons 4 Stripes - Mess Dress K2R569 Drum Major's Rank Chevrons 4 Stripes - Mess Dress Small On Yellow Bullion £10.00

Band; Pipers & Drummers Drum Major's Rank Chevrons 4 Stripes - WRAC K2F236 Drum Major's Rank Chevrons 4 Stripes - WRAC Green On Beech Brown Embroidered £8.00

Band; Pipers & Drummers Drum Major's Rank Chevrons 4 Stripes 2nd KEO Gurkhas K2G559 Drum Major's Rank Chevrons 4 Stripes 2nd KEO Gurkhas Black On Scarlet Embroidered £10.00

Band; Pipers & Drummers Drum Major's Rank Slide - 4 Chevrons & Crown - DWR K2Q721 Drum Major's Rank Slide - 4 Chevrons & Crown - DWR Black On Olive Embroidered £10.00

Band; Pipers & Drummers Drum Major's Rank Slide - 4 Chevrons - DWR K2R190 Drum Major's Rank Slide - 4 Chevrons - DWR Black On Olive Embroidered £9.00

Band; Pipers & Drummers Drum Major's Rank Stripes For Green Shirt K2R079 Drum Major's Rank Stripes For Green Shirt White Braid £5.00

Band; Pipers & Drummers Lyre & Crown (Bandmaster) - Royal Green Jackets K2F282 Lyre & Crown (Bandmaster) - Royal Green Jackets Black/Gold On Green QC Bullion (EL 159A*) £5.00

Band; Pipers & Drummers Lyre & Crown (Musician) K2B498 Lyre & Crown (Musician) Small On Khaki QC Embroidered (EL 159A*) £2.50

Band; Pipers & Drummers Lyre & Crown (Musician) - 2nd KEO Gurkha Rifles K2D163 Lyre & Crown (Musician) - 2nd KEO Gurkha Rifles Black On Red Small QC Embroidered (EL 159A*) £2.50

Band; Pipers & Drummers Lyre & Crown (Musician) - Light Infantry K2F240 Lyre & Crown (Musician) - Light Infantry Green On Maize Small QC Embroidered (EL 159A*) £2.50

Band; Pipers & Drummers Lyre & Crown - Bandmaster K2B530 Lyre & Crown - Bandmaster KC Brass (EL 159A*) £6.00

Band; Pipers & Drummers Lyre & Crown - Bandmaster - Highland Regiments K2D667 Lyre & Crown - Bandmaster - Highland Regiments Gold On Piper Green QC Bullion (EL 159A) £8.00

Band; Pipers & Drummers Lyre & Crown - Bandmaster - Royal Irish Rangers K2D666 Lyre & Crown - Bandmaster - Royal Irish Rangers Silver / Piper Green QC Bullion (EL 159A) £8.00

Band; Pipers & Drummers Lyre & Crown - Musician K2D969 Lyre & Crown - Musician Gold On Dark Blue QC Bullion (EL 159A) £5.00

Band; Pipers & Drummers Lyre & Crown - Musician - Rifle Regiments/ Gurkhas K2B529 Lyre & Crown - Musician - Rifle Regiments/ Gurkhas Black QC Brass (EL 159A*) £8.00

Band; Pipers & Drummers Lyre Over 'Student' - Student Band-Master RMSM K2B720 Lyre Over 'Student' - Student Band-Master RMSM White On Khaki QC Embroidered (EL 159C) £8.00

Band; Pipers & Drummers Pipers Shoe Buckles - Shamrock Pattern - Irish Regts K2K097 Pipers Shoe Buckles - Shamrock Pattern - Irish Regts See REGIMENT 35 P.58 S/P (Pair) £30.00

Band; Pipers & Drummers Trumpet Major Household Cavalry Rank Chevrons 4 Bars K2J123 Trumpet Major Household Cavalry Rank Chevrons 4 Bars Thin Stripes On Blue Bullion £10.00

Cap Badges (Anodised Aluminium)

Cap Badges (Anodised Aluminium) Royal Military School Of Music       (Kneller Hall) L1S631 Royal Military School Of Music (Kneller Hall) Dowler Birmingham QC A/A (KK 2173) £20.00

Cap Badges (Cloth)

Cap Badges (Other Ranks' Cloth) Canadian Armed Forces Band Branch L4M228 Canadian Armed Forces Band Branch Green Bush Hat Badge QC Embroidered (RT Q138*) £3.00

Cap Badges (Other Ranks Metal)

Cap Badges (Other Ranks' Metal) Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) Pipers Cap Badge L5J639 Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) Pipers Cap Badge S/P (G plate 26c) £40.00

Cap Badges (Other Ranks' Metal) Canadian Armed Forces Band Branch L5Q843 Canadian Armed Forces Band Branch QC G; Enam £8.00

Cap Badges (Other Ranks' Metal) Corps Of Army Music L5L188 Corps Of Army Music Introduced 1999 QC Gilt £10.00

Cap Badges (Other Ranks' Metal) Royal Highland Fusiliers L5C870 Royal Highland Fusiliers Pipers QC Chrome (G plate 26c) £30.00

Cap Badges (Other Ranks' Metal) Royal Scots Greys Band (also RSDG) L5P626 Royal Scots Greys Band (also RSDG) Small Grenade Rubbed Brass (KK 1889) £25.00

Royal Marines Band Service

Naval Branch; Rank & Miscellaneous Badges Royal Yacht Shoulder Title M2P981 Royal Yacht Shoulder Title Gold On Lovat Green QC Bullion (Single) £6.00

Naval Branch; Rank & Miscellaneous Badges Royal Yacht Shoulder Title M2H990 Royal Yacht Shoulder Title Gold On Navy Blue QC Bullion (Single) £6.00

Naval Branch; Rank & Miscellaneous Badges Royal Yacht Shoulder Title (Stores Numbered) M2C898 Royal Yacht Shoulder Title (Stores Numbered) Blue On White QC Embroidered (Single) £5.00

Marines & Commando Royal Marines Bugler (Drum) M3P068 Royal Marines Bugler (Drum) Trade: Gold On Navy Bullion £5.00

Marines & Commando Royal Marines Prince's Badge - PP In Wreath M3P092 Royal Marines Prince's Badge - PP In Wreath Silver On Navy Blue Bullion £9.00

Marines & Commando Royal Marines WO2 Band Master M3P118 Royal Marines WO2 Band Master Lyre In Huge Wreath QC Bullion £18.00

Collar badges

Collar Badges (Anodised Aluminium) Royal Military Academy Sandhurst N1D755 Royal Military Academy Sandhurst Rare - Band Only QC A/A (CW 398(Single)*) £5.00

Parachute Wings

Parachute Wings & Qualification Badges Australian Parachute Wings On Red (Band) P2O118 Australian Parachute Wings On Red (Band) Post-1997 Embroidered (BT 202*) £5.00

Hackles

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Rank Badges

Rank Badges Corporal's Rank Stripes - Royal Marines W1S721 Corporal's Rank Stripes - Royal Marines Red On Navy - Old Braid £4.00

Rank Badges Corporal's Rank Stripes On Red - Royal Marines W1S720 Corporal's Rank Stripes On Red - Royal Marines For Blues Uniform Bullion £4.00

Rank Badges Lance-Corporal's Rank Stripes - Royal Marines W1S722 Lance-Corporal's Rank Stripes - Royal Marines Red On Navy - Old Braid £3.00

Shoulder Titles (Sew-on)

Shoulder Titles (Sew-on) Royal Band (Royal Marines Band Portsmouth Post-1998) X3O183 Royal Band (Royal Marines Band Portsmouth Post-1998) Gold On Lovat Green QC Lurex (Single) £6.00

Shoulder Titles (Sew-on) Royal Band (Royal Marines Band Portsmouth Post-1998) X3P102 Royal Band (Royal Marines Band Portsmouth Post-1998) RedBlue On White QC Embroidered (Single) £6.00

Shoulder Titles (Sew-on) Royal Marines / Band Service X3P858 Royal Marines / Band Service Black On Olive Green Embroidered (Single) £6.00

Shoulder Titles (Sew-on) Royal Marines / Band Service X3F248 Royal Marines / Band Service Red On Black Embroidered (Single) £6.00

Air Force Badges

Air Force Royal Air Force Band Collar Badge - Eagle & Crown Z1O737 Royal Air Force Band Collar Badge - Eagle & Crown FL On Dark Blue QC Bullion (Single) £5.00

Air Force Royal Air Force Band Collar Badge - Eagle & Crown Z1Q718 Royal Air Force Band Collar Badge - Eagle & Crown FL On Dark Blue QC Mylar (Single) £5.00

Air Force Royal Air Force Band Collar Badge - Eagle & Crown Z1O738 Royal Air Force Band Collar Badge - Eagle & Crown FR On Dark Blue QC Bullion (Single) £5.00

Air Force Rank Badges RAF Band - Corporal Rank Stripes Z6O958 RAF Band - Corporal Rank Stripes Gold On Dark Blue Bullion £5.00

Air Force Rank Badges RAF Band - Sergeant Rank Stripes - Tropical Z6R003 RAF Band - Sergeant Rank Stripes - Tropical Gold On White Bullion £8.00

Air Force Rank Badges RAF Band Chief Technician Rank (4-Bladed Prop) Z6Q687 RAF Band Chief Technician Rank (4-Bladed Prop) On Dark Blue Circle Bullion (Single) £6.00

Air Force Rank Badges RAF Band Junior Technician Rank (4-Bladed Prop) Z6E528 RAF Band Junior Technician Rank (4-Bladed Prop) On Dark Blue Square Bullion (Single) £5.00

Air Force Branch & Qualification Badges RAF Band - Crossed Trumpets - Trumpeter Z7F542 RAF Band - Crossed Trumpets - Trumpeter Chrome (EL 156A) £4.00

Air Force Branch & Qualification Badges RAF Band - Drum - Drummer Z7L520 RAF Band - Drum - Drummer Chrome (EL 155B) £4.00

Air Force Branch & Qualification Badges RAF Band - Lyre & Crown - Large - Bandmaster - Rare Z7Q726 RAF Band - Lyre & Crown - Large - Bandmaster - Rare Gold On Dark Blue QC Bullion (EL 159A) £20.00

Air Force Branch & Qualification Badges RAF Band - Lyre & Crown - Small - Musician Z7Q686 RAF Band - Lyre & Crown - Small - Musician Gold On Dark Blue QC Bullion (EL 159A) £5.00

Air Force Branch & Qualification Badges RAF Band - Lyre & Crown - Small - Musician Z7Q717 RAF Band - Lyre & Crown - Small - Musician Gold On Dark Blue QC Mylar (EL 159A) £5.00


If you have not found what you have been looking for, we suggest that you look at the following pages - 

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Belts, Belt-Plates and Buckles 
Embellishments - including Hackles, Plumes and tartan badge backings 

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