History of the British Army Infantry Collar Badge is the standard reference book on the subject, containing detailed descriptions and variations of each badge worn, with the date when it was worn and on which uniform; with mention of metals and the reasons why a particular design was chosen, together with explanations of battle honours and mottoes. Dates and details of Submissions, Approvals, Authorisations, Army Orders, Sealings and depositing at the Army Clothing Department etc. have been quoted, as well as relevant correspondence between the War Office, regiments and manufacturers. Collar badge backings and items worn as both a cap and a collar badge are covered in the text which is supported by over 2000 actual-size identifier photographs and line drawings covering some 800 units. These have been numbered so that each item can be recognised and referred to by merely quoting these numbers. The author has tried to standardise the many varied terms used to describe a collar badge, and the aim has been to contain in one book all the information required by a collector/researcher of the British Army Infantry collar badge. Therefore information is included on the evolution and construction of the item, and the uniform it was worn on; additionally the wider field includes sources of information, identification, the preservation and display of the badges.
HISTORY OF THE BRITISH ARMY INFANTRY COLLAR BADGE
The standard reference book on the British Army’s collar badges. Gives information, dates and explanations of designs, makes, battle honours and mottoes. 2000 photos and line drawings covering some 800 units.