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Territorial Army official issue numbered TA badge circa 1938 to 1939

A good original 1938 to 1939 period unmarked sterling silver 'Territorial Army lapel badge', made by the Royal Mint with official issue number '321270. Very good condition, complete with original brass buttonhole fitting.
Height 23mm.

It was announced in Parliament in March 1938 that the TA badge was to be issued to all Territorial Army officers and other ranks on enlistment. Issue of the badge ceased in September 1939 when the TA became an integral part of the army. With the revival of the TA in 1947 a further supply of badges with pin fittings for female members were issued.

Code: 61793

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Territorial Army TA silver officially numbered lapel badge

A good original pre 1939 unmarked silver badge, made by the Royal Mint and issued to all members of the Territorial Army, officer's and other ranks. The reverse impressed with official issue number '446840'. Very good condition, complete with original buttonhole fitting.
Height 23mm.

Issue of this badge ceased in September 1939 when the TA became an integral part of the Army. With the revival of the TA in 1947 a further supply of badges with pin fittings for female members were issued.

Code: 61093

10.00 GBP


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In Defence of Harrow 58th Anti-Aircraft Battn Royal Engineers TA lapel badge

A scarce original pre 1 August 1940 '58th (Middlesex) Anti-Aircraft Battalion of the Royal Engineers Territorial Army special lapel badge'; gilded brass crowned shield inlaid with blue enamel depicting a diagonal searchlight in white with an aircraft in its beam with 'RE' above and 'TA' below, resting within the title 'IN DEFENCE OF HARROW'; the reverse impressed with maker's details 'Toye & Co London' and official low issue number '184'. Very good condition, complete with original buttonhole lapel fitting, enamel intact.
Height 30mm.

The '58th Anti-Aircraft Battn Royal Engineers TA' headquarters were at Elmgrove Road, Harrow. On 1 August 1940 it was transferred to the 'RA' being redesignated as the '58th (Middlesex) Searchlight Regiment Royal Artillery'.

Code: 60026

90.00 GBP


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