Second Pattern Regimental Officer's Bullion Headdress Badge


Second Pattern Regimental Officer's Bullion Headdress Badge Second Pattern Regimental Officer's Bullion Headdress Badge
Shown in Figure 142 is a second pattern, Staff Officer’s Regimental King’s Colonials embroidered regimental badge in gold on a scarlet ground with garter-blue scrolls.  This badge was worn from 1904-1910 on the Sombrero hat as shown in Figure 142a. There is some mothing to the red felt of this badge.  The wearing of bullion badges for yeomanry regiments of the Edwardian period is well documented.  

Figure 142:  An example of a genuine embroidered second pattern, Staff Officer’s Regimental King’s Colonial headdress badge (in the style of KK 1371).
 

Figure 142a:  The embroidered second pattern, Staff Officer’s Regimental King’s Colonial headdress badge (in the style of KK 1371) on the second pattern Sombrero hat (Keith Hook and David Knight: The Badges, Titles and Buttons of King Edward’s Horse. Journal of the Military Historical Society. 251:70-78, 2018.