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Old 22-06-18, 02:46 PM
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Im interested in cap badges, particularly those of Oxfordshire outfits. Someone on a metal detecting forum dug up an Oxfordshire badge which I cant identify. Any help would be much appreciated. Ive checked with the "Soldiers of Oxfordshire" museum in Woodstock, but no joy.
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Old 22-06-18, 02:51 PM
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The badge top left? A pre circa 1908 Oxfordshire Light Infantry helmet plate centre missing its central device?
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Old 22-06-18, 03:01 PM
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Bottom right (portcullis): HM Customs & Excise. Looks collar badge size, but I may be wrong about that. Phil2M is your man for a full ID on this one.

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Old 22-06-18, 03:06 PM
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I had them down as Customs & Excise collars but was told by a more experienced member that they are worn by staff at Westminster.

Customs & Excise have a similar badge, with a scroll, that was worn on a cap.
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Old 22-06-18, 03:15 PM
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I had them down as Customs & Excise collars but was told by a more experienced member that they are worn by staff at Westminster.

Customs & Excise have a similar badge, with a scroll, that was worn on a cap.
What staff in particular at Westminster, Phil. Do we know?

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Old 22-06-18, 04:19 PM
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Just realised you were only looking for help with the Oxforshire badge. Apologies
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Old 22-06-18, 04:20 PM
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What staff in particular at Westminster, Phil. Do we know?

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Not sure, to be honest. These badges are a little mysterious.
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Old 22-06-18, 06:08 PM
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Default Portcullis badge /broach

Looks very much like this:-
https://www.worthpoint.com/worthoped...adge-268783916
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Old 22-06-18, 06:16 PM
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What is the badge in question re. post no. 1?
I took it to be top left, "Oxfordshire" without the central bugle?
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Old 22-06-18, 06:34 PM
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What is the badge in question re. post no. 1?
I took it to be top left, "Oxfordshire" without the central bugle?
Agreed. That’s how I read it too (now ).
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Old 22-06-18, 07:18 PM
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But the portcullis is proving interesting.
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Old 22-06-18, 07:42 PM
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I think the portcullis might be worn at the Houses of Parliament, since that is also on the seats, letterhead, etc. It might also be worn by security staff at the various departments.
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Old 22-06-18, 07:44 PM
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Hi David, the same member also suggested Houses of Parliament to me.
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The badge with the three crowns in the centre. Is a Munster Fusiliers fur cap grenade.
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The badge with the three crowns in the centre. Is a Munster Fusiliers fur cap grenade.
Certainly looks like one!

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