Officer's Shako Badge 1856-1861


This badge is attached to a 14th Light Dragoon shako and there is little doubt that it is genuine. But it does not conform to the generally accepted pattern of badge. The other ranks' badge had a rim wide enough to contain the battle honours but this has only a thin rim and no battle honours. Other examples of officers' badges follow the pattern of the other ranks.


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