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Old 15-08-20, 05:39 PM
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Default Indian Army Silver Collar Badge ?

Unmarked silver collar badge of a Chinese dragon with 2 lugs to the reverse.
Is anyone able to identify which regiment it belonged to ? Does anyone have a picture of someone wearing this badge ?
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Old 15-08-20, 06:51 PM
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May be either 66 Punjabis or 74 Punjabis or a variant ..or something else altogether..will try attach photos of above 2 regiments.
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Old 15-08-20, 07:02 PM
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66th..
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Old 15-08-20, 07:17 PM
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74th cap..collar is similar with numeral 74 below the dragon. Could not attach the photo..both from Sepoys an Sowars by Ashok Nath.
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Old 15-08-20, 08:51 PM
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The style of the dragon is quite different - especially lack of a crown. I was given to understand that my photo was a 1892 - 1902 Hong Kong Regiment collar badge. This Regiment was disbanded in 1902 and most of the officers joined the newly named 67th Punjabis in 1903.

However, I have never seen a photo of someone in the HKR wearing this or any other collar badge, though admittedly there are few photos of them after the 1900 China War.

I was hoping someone might have one and be able to shed some light on the badge.
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Old 15-08-20, 09:39 PM
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The Hong Kong Regiment?

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Old 15-08-20, 10:02 PM
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Same dragon.
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Old 15-08-20, 10:18 PM
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Feel like an Idiot now - should have thought of looking at the cap badge !

I am still scouring the earth for this cap badge - I know where there are three but none of them are for sale
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Old 16-08-20, 03:32 AM
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Phil,
Thanks for sharing the photo of the HK Regt. Another badge I would love to have!
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Old 16-08-20, 10:41 AM
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And here is the other Hong Kong Regiment badge with a button and a shoulder title.
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Old 27-08-20, 01:11 PM
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The Motto of this Forum should be 'Seek and we shall find'!
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