South African Constabulary Uniform Button 1901-1908

South African Constabulary Uniform Button 1901-1908

A lion with its front paws on a snake. Above, an imperial or King’s crown. Below, a scroll inscribed South African Constabulary.
This example in brass and of flat construction, 20mm diameter, with the backmark V. & R. Blakemore Birmingham.

Brass domed example, 20mm diameter. Backmark: Army & Navy COOP Society Ld.

The South African Constabulary formed 22 October 1900 and was disbanded 2 June 1908

Author: Mike

2 thoughts on “South African Constabulary Uniform Button 1901-1908

  1. My name is Johann Gründlingh i live in tzaneen south africa. I am a metal detectorist and recently found a button like this together with a k29 303 casing.

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