FOR SALE – Badges

56 Canadian Reconnaissance Squadron - A very rare title as the squadron only existed for 1 year while on United Nations Emergency Force in Gaza with Ferret Scout Cars.
56 Canadian Reconnaissance Squadron – A very rare title as the squadron only existed for 1 year while on United Nations Emergency Force in Gaza with Ferret Scout Cars.

All insignia listed here is, unless stated otherwise, original to the best of my knowledge. I use an Ultra-Violet light to check cloth insignia. Modern replica usually have any white glow very brightly under UV. 7-day return privilege for full refund if not satisfied.

Prices are in Canadian dollars. Postage is extra. $1.00 for a cloth title mailed to a Canadian address as it can go in an envelooe. Ask for quote for metal badge or crest. I am happy to combine shipments to save you money. To make a purchase or ask questions, please click on CONTACT ME (here or on the right side if the header bar.) I do accept PayPal and EMT in Canada.

Items are marked SOLD PENDING FUNDS once someone commits to a purchase, and then are marked SOLD once money has been received. They may be removed right away or later.

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C.W.A.C. jacket Crest. Canadian Women's Army Corps. 5 inches (13 cm) wide and 4-1/4" (11 cm) high NOT worn on uniform. Appears to be WWII vintage. Minor moth damage on upper part of helmet (two small holes and fuzz eaten away.) Very unusual. $20 POST-PAID
CWAC jacket crest
CWAC jacket crest

SOLD- Early 1950s Canadian Highland Battalion of 27th Canadian Infantry Brigade patch. Thistle. As worn in Germany with NATO during the Korean War. This one was obtained from the estate of Lt. Col E. Rod Vance who served in this Highland Battalion. $25 SOLD
Cdn Highland Bn ex-Rod Vance
Cdn Highland Bn ex-Rod Vance

Large collection of U.S. Army badges - cloth, DUI, rank, wings, etc. Lots of airborne and some spoecial Forces. ROTC, US Military Academies etc. Individual sales or lot sales. From the Dr. Bill Windrum Collection
Canadian Armoured Corps, original printed canvas title WWII. This and many of the following badges are from the collection of a late U.S. Army Colonel in California. A dealer in Oregon bought the whole collection. I bought some of the badges. On some you can see where he had attached them by straight pin to long felt rolls. All of these are believed to be original and none of them glow under UV light. $20
Canadian Armoured Corp s front
Canadian Armoured Corps front


Canadian Corps CASF Royal Canadian Army Service Corps. After the formation of 2 Cdn Corps, the Cdn Corps was renamed 1 Cdn Corps. RARE
This and many of the following badges are from the collection of a late U.S. Army Colonel in California. A dealer in Oregon bought the whole collection. I bought some of the badges. On some you can see where he had attached them by straight pin to long felt rolls. All of these are believed to be original and none of them glow under UV light. $40
Cdn Corps RCASC front
Cdn Corps RCASC front

Cdn Corps RCASC back
Cdn Corps RCASC back
Original WWII Royal Canadian Corps of Signals in 1 Canadian Infantry Division CASF. Rare.
This and many of the following badges are from the collection of a late U.S. Army Colonel in California. A dealer in Oregon bought the whole collection. I bought some of the badges. On some you can see where he had attached them by straight pin to long felt rolls. All of these are believed to be original and none of them glow under UV light. $40
RCCS 1 Div front
RCCS 1 Div front

RCCS 1 Div back
RCCS 1 Div back
Matched PAIR of original WWII Royal Canadian Corps of Signals 21 Army Group (This was under Field Marshall Montgomery aka "Monty".)- RARE
This and many of the following badges are from the collection of a late U.S. Army Colonel in California. A dealer in Oregon bought the whole collection. I bought some of the badges. On some you can see where he had attached them by straight pin to long felt rolls. All of these are believed to be original and none of them glow under UV light. $80
RCCS 21 Army Group front
RCCS 21 Army Group front

RCCS 21 Army Group
RCCS 21 Army Group
British post -WWII Parachute Regiment. Original WWII shoulder title. Scarce. MOTH DAMAGED thus lower price. A great filler piece for a collection.
This and many of the following badges are from the collection of a late U.S. Army Colonel in California. A dealer in Oregon bought the whole collection. I bought some of the badges. On some you can see where he had attached them by straight pin to long felt rolls. All of these are believed to be original and none of them glow under UV light. $25
PR front
PR front

PR back
PR back
12 Canadian Tank Regiment 12 CTR original WWII matched pair. Three Rivers Regiment (Trois Rivieres) $75
12 CTR (1 of 2) front
12 CTR (1 of 2) front

12 CTR 1 of 2 back
12 CTR 1 of 2 back


12 C TR 2 of 2 front
12 C TR 2 of 2 front

12 CTR 2 of 2 back
12 CTR 2 of 2 back
14 RCAR patch. $40
4th Infantry Division RECONDO Vietnam War era.
Reference: http://www.usmilitariaforum.com/forums/index.php?/topic/66035-recondo/
This and many of the following badges are from the collection of a late U.S. Army Colonel in California. A dealer in Oregon bought the whole collection. I bought some of the badges. On some you can see where he had attached them by straight pin to long felt rolls. All of these are believed to be original and none of them glow under UV light. $30
4th Inf Div RECONDO front
4th Inf Div RECONDO front

4th Inf Div RECONDO back
4th Inf Div RECONDO back
46 Royal Marine Commando shoulder title, original.
This and many of the following badges are from the collection of a late U.S. Army Colonel in California. A dealer in Oregon bought the whole collection. I bought some of the badges. On some you can see where he had attached them by straight pin to long felt rolls. All of these are believed to be original and none of them glow under UV light. $50
46 Royal Marine Commando - front
46 Royal Marine Commando - front

46 Royal Marine Commando - back
46 Royal Marine Commando - back
CANADIAN PROVOST CORPS Shoulder title, for battledress. New Old Stock. WWII to 1970s. This is likely from 1960s. $10
C PRO C title NOS for BD - front
C PRO C title NOS for BD - front

C PRO C title NOS for BD back
C PRO C title NOS for BD - back
21 SAS ARTISTS 21 Special Air Service. Cap badge. White metal. Very large. Bought as an original but it may be a reproduction. My number CMS1072 $75
21 SAS Artists' Rifles cap badge  - front Reproduction possibly
21 SAS Artists' Rifles cap badge - front Reproduction possibly

21 SAS Artists' Rifles cap badge  -  back Reproduction possibly
21 SAS Artists' Rifles cap badge -back Reproduction possibly
CBI patch China-Burma-India WWII Original. From the Dr. Bill Windrum Collection $15
China-Burma-India CBI patch - front
China-Burma-India CBI patch - front

China-Burma-India CBI patch - back
China-Burma-India CBI patch - back
Cap badge. "FMR" Fusiliers Mont Royal. Queen's crown. NUNQUAM RETRORSUM 2 lugs. From the Dr. Bill Windrum Collection. $8
FMR  two lugs QC  - front
FMR two lugs QC - front

FMR  two lugs QC  - back
FMR two lugs QC - back
Cap badge. "FMR" Fusiliers Mont Royal. Queen's crown. NUNQUAM RETRORSUM
slider. From the Dr. Bill Windrum Collection. $8
FMR  slider tang QC  - front
FMR slider tang QC - front

FMR  slider tang QC  - back
FMR slider tang QC - back
Cap badge. "FMR" Fusiliers Mont Royal. Queen's crown. NUNQUAM RETRORSUM
DAMAGED ON BACK - Tip of slider broken off but does not affect the wearing of display of badge. From the Dr. Bill Windrum Collection. $5
FMR damaged tang QC - Front
FMR damaged tang QC - Front

FMR damaged tang QC - Back
FMR damaged tang QC - Back
FRONTIERSMEN Cap badge and pair of collar badges. Made by J.R. Gaunt. London. British. Anododized (plastic). From the Dr. Bill Windrum Collection. $10
Frontiersmen cap and 2 collar badges
Frontiersmen cap and 2 collar badges
Parachute Regiment Cap badge British King's Crown (WWII pattern on front but has post-war slider tang instead of lugs. REPRODUCTION From the Dr. Bill Windrum Collection. $15
PR Parachute Regiment cap badge KC REPRODUCTION
PR Parachute Regiment cap badge KC REPRODUCTION

PR Parachute Regiment cap badge KC REPRODUCTION
PR Parachute Regiment cap badge KC REPRODUCTION
Parachute badge ("wings") British. Same pattern as WWII but also current issue. This one is modern made. White back. From the Dr. Bill Windrum Collection. $10 .
British parachute badge Pointy parachute and white back - REPRODUCTION
British parachute badge Pointy parachute and white back - REPRODUCTION

British parachute badge Pointy parachute and white back - REPRODUCTION
British parachute badge Pointy parachute and white back - REPRODUCTION
Parachute badge CANADIAN WWII pattern - REPRODUCTION $20
Canadian Parachute badge REPRO front
Canadian Parachute badge REPRO - front
Kiska canvas patch, original, NOS 1943 from Colonel Don Rochester RCE estate. Still has cardboard backing from the manufacturing process. Slight crease in cardboard. Same patch was worn by FSSF and other units in this invasion. $125
Kiska patch Col Don Rochester NOS crease
Kiska patch Col Don Rochester NOS crease

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1 Canadian Infantry Division patches, pair. WWII to 1950s. Cloth. $40
1 Canadian Infantry Division - Slightly mismatched colour pair. One on right has been on a uniform.
1 Canadian Infantry Division - Slightly mismatched colour pair. One on right has been on a uniform.
Rank slip-ons, combat COLONEL. Old pips and crowns. From the estate of Colonel Don Rochester RCE. He was the first Regimental Commander of the Canadian Airborne Regiment and these are likely from that period. RARE. One CANADA tab is sewn on. Presumed to be later than the epaulette without CANADA. My number CMS1629. $50
LtCol Combat slip-ons Col Don Rochester RCE
LtCol Combat slip-ons Col Don Rochester RCE

LtCol Combat slip-ons Col Don Rochester RCE
LtCol Combat slip-ons Col Don Rochester RCE
Lieutenant Colonel rank for Battledress. From the estate of Colonel Don Rochester RCE. My number CMS1636. $40
Lt Col rank for BD Col Don Rochester RCE
Lt Col rank for BD Col Don Rochester RCE

Lt Col rank for BD Col Don Rochester RCE
Lt Col rank for BD Col Don Rochester RCE
Cap badge, RECONNAISSANCE REGIMENT, British WWII. Brass. $50
Reconnaissance Regiment
Reconnaissance Regiment


VERY RARE 56 CANADIAN RECONNAISSANCE SQUADRON title. Worn for one year only by one Squadron only. Members were former members of LdSH and RCD. They operated Ferret Scout Cars in UNEF in Gaza. $150
56 Canadian Reconnaissance Squadron - A very rare title as the squadron only existed for 1 year while on United Nations Emergency Force in Gaza with Ferret Scout Cars.
56 Canadian Reconnaissance Squadron - A very rare title as the squadron only existed for 1 year while on United Nations Emergency Force in Gaza with Ferret Scout Cars.


THE ROYAL REGIMENT OF CANADA WWII 2nd Canadian Division shoulder titles. Matched pair. $80
THE ROYAL REGIMENT OF CANADA WWII 2nd Canadian Division. Different backing from pair above. $40

THE CALGARY HIGHLANDERS OF CANADA. WWII 2nd Canadian Division. This is the unit of Sgt. Harold Marshall, Canadian sniper now famous due to photos of him. Worn on Battledress but NOT on the Denison smock. $80
Calgary Highlanders of Canada.
Calgary Highlanders of Canada.


FUSILIERS MONT-ROYAL CANADA. Matching pair of shoulder titles. The white word CANADA GLOWS under UV light suggesting that it is a replica. $25 for the pair.
Fusiliers Mont-Royal REPRODUCTION maybe as the CANADA glows under UV light.
Fusiliers Mont-Royal REPRODUCTION maybe as the CANADA glows under UV light.


British parachute badge (wings) with GREEN backing. Modern. $10
Parachute Badge (wings). Post-WWII variant with green background.
British Parachute Badge (wings). Post-WWII variant with green background.


Cap badge - Regiment de Hull. They were sent to fight the Japanese on the Island of Kiska in 1943. Badge is brass and has stain blemish on front. $10
Le Regt de Hull Cap badge  King's Crown - front
Le Regt de Hull Cap badge King's Crown - front