Vol 1. HB 2006 NMP reprint. xii + 479pp. Covers period c1800 to the end of the Great War. Vol 2. HB 2006 NMP reprint. xii + 242pp. From end of the Great War to 1979. Includes OTC badges and all special units raised in WWII as well as those of the Gurkha regiments. The Naval and Military Press are proud to re-publish in a handsome new edition a great milestone in military insignia research. The late Hugh King’s and Arthur Kipling’s monumental 1970s two-volume work remains the Bible for collectors of military cap badges, covering every type of military headgear from the Shako to the field service cap from the time of the Napoleonic wars in 1800 onwards, together with KIng’s detailed and informed commentary on each badge. This is an unmissable opportunity to acquire a previously rare and expensive but indispensable work of reference in a single set at a reduced price. NB: It should be noted that dealers and auctioneers refer to Kipling and King numbers for identification purposes.
Two Volumes. HEAD-DRESS BADGES OF THE BRITISH ARMY. Vol 1. 1800-1918 and Vol 2. 1919-1979
Kipling and King’s monumental two-volume work details head-dress insignia of the British Army from 1800 to the 1970s. Much needed re-publication at a reduced price of a milestone in militaria collecting.