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Old 27-09-21, 10:52 AM
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Hi All,

I metal detect in an area in South Africa with quite a bit of Victorian era buttons and relics. This particular find has got me stumped and I thought I'd check in with you guys and see if anyone recognizes it. This badge came from an area where I have been finding quite a few Victorian Artillery buttons with some General Service buttons and one Victorian Royal Engineers button so I'm hoping you guys can help. It's about 35mm x 25mm and has what looks like loops for a pin at the back.

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Old 27-09-21, 11:23 AM
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I would say it's a Tiger. Leicestershire Regt collar? Gordon's?
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Old 27-09-21, 12:05 PM
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York and Lancaster Regiment ?

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The 1st battalion embarked for South Africa as part of the reinforcements for the Second Boer War in late 1899. It took part in the Relief of Ladysmith.
https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/yo...lions-1888-96/

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Old 27-09-21, 12:47 PM
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Thanks guys, that does look fairly close.
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Old 27-09-21, 06:42 PM
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Not York and Lancaster.


On Y&L Tigers, the ground is uneven. On the example shown, the ground is even.

https://www.yorkandlancasterregimentbadges.com/

I would say the dug up example is Gordon Highlanders.
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Old 27-09-21, 07:40 PM
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It is a Gordon Hldrs. OR collar badge.

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Old 27-09-21, 09:22 PM
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Yes it’s Gordon’s just as Conrad says.
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Old 28-09-21, 08:08 AM
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Not York and Lancaster.


On Y&L Tigers, the ground is uneven. On the example shown, the ground is even.

https://www.yorkandlancasterregimentbadges.com/

I would say the dug up example is Gordon Highlanders.
Thanks for the link , it clearly shows the difference.

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