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Old 20-10-23, 12:42 PM
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Default East Kent Militia Victorian spoons.

Another recent find.
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As there is no R in the title underneath the badge I think they are East Kent Militia whose buttons have exactly the same badge on them.

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As there is no R in the title underneath the badge I think they are East Kent Militia whose buttons have exactly the same badge on them.

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Found this :

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East Kent Militia button:
Kentish Horse with INVICTA around surmounted by crown .
c1833-c1881
Notes: The final pattern to the unit before they became he 3rd battalion of the Buffs.
https://asahelena.wixsite.com/milita...ns/buttons-e-f

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As there is no R in the title underneath the badge I think they are East Kent Militia whose buttons have exactly the same badge on them.

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Thank you David, that would make them even more scarce than E.K.M.R. cutlery. I am very pleased to have found them.
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Thank you for posting the link to the buttons. That the East Kent Militia eventually became the 3rd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment), is interesting as these two spoons came from the same antique dealer as a third spoon, not 3rd battalion though.
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