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Commissioner C. Starnes Full Dress Cocked Hat or Bicorn

Commissioner C. Starnes Full Dress Cocked Hat or Bicorn

Commissioner Cortlandt Starnes was born in Montreal, Quebec on March 31, 1864 and was educated at Plateau Academy, a commercial institution in the same city. By the mid-1880s he held a position in a customs brokers company. His real love however was soldiering. He attended Infantry School in St. Jean, Quebec and in 1884 was awarded a 1st class certificate. In 1885, when the Rebellion broke out,... read more

Code: 50221

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RNWMP Officer's Collar badge

RNWMP Officer's Collar badge

A rare Officers gilt RNWMP collar dog in good condition with its lugs intact. Marked on back made in England, Gaunt Montreal. Nice bright gilt wash badge. read more

Code: 50211

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1876 Officer's Binocular Case with Binoculars

1876 Officer's Binocular Case with Binoculars

Offered here is one of the rarest pieces of NWMP kit. The set includes the pouch with Officers gilt badge and shoulder belt all in lacquered black leather with adjustable brass shoulder buckle. There is a set of old binoculars that fit the pouch, but they are in rough shape with black body wrap peeling, marked by a French maker as was the case for Officer private purchase optics. The badge is ... read more

Code: 50202

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NWMP Sabretache

NWMP Sabretache

Here is a rare opportunity to own an original NWMP sabretache complete, badge and all. An extremely rare and desirable accoutrement with original finish and parts. The bimetal 5" tall badge is stamped, not cast, and mounted on the outer flap of the pouch with the correct brass nuts. The Shaggy buffalo head on the badge is in silver separate to the body and attached to the center of the badge wi... read more

Code: 50200

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NWMP Dress Sword Belt

NWMP Dress Sword Belt

Offered here is a beautiful example of a NWMP Sword belt c.1876. Later patterns would be far more ornate, this pattern has two bullion stripes top and bottom on a brown leather belt. The two piece spoon buckle has an outer ring that reads "NW Mounted Police Canada" the locking half of the buckle having an attached badge of the shaggy buffalo head on an all gilt background. These buckles are o... read more

Code: 50201

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1876 Officer Binocular Case Badge

1876 Officer Binocular Case Badge

This is a handsome gilded badge that was mounted on the NWMP binocular case with 3 bolts and nut fasteners. The 3" pattern badge was also made to mount on the Pith Helmet with different mounting lugs. Offered here is a Binocular Case badge with all 3 bolts present. A rare and beautiful example for the badge collector connoisseur. read more

Code: 50193

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NWMP Band Badge c.1897

NWMP Band Badge c.1897

Offered here is one of the rarest badges in the hobby. Few have seen one, but they did exists and is described in full detail in Klancher's book (page 218; 11-16) on RCMP Insignia. This badge is identical to the one used on the Sabretache in size (5") and design, but is manufactured simply as a single pressed brass badge with screw back anchor bolts and barrel nuts to attach to the pith helmet... read more

Code: 50177

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1904 Tudor Crown RNWMP Cloth Bullion Badge

1904 Tudor Crown RNWMP Cloth Bullion Badge

This is a very rare puppy, and very desirable. Well worn and showing its age, an honest example of a rare badge. read more

Code: 50165

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Kings Crown Shield Collar Dog

Kings Crown Shield Collar Dog

Another very rare badge sought by many, found by few. This is a sharp example, good patina with original lugs. A must have for the serious collector. read more

Code: 50162

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NWMP Sabretache Badge

NWMP Sabretache Badge

This is the granddaddy of them all. An extremely rare and desirable badge with all the markers of an original piece. The bimetal 5" tall badge is stamped, not cast. The Shaggy buffalo head is in silver and attached to the center with three pins on the back. These marvelous badges were worn on a leather pouch known as a Sabretache, a military accoutrement that dates back to the late 18th centur... read more

Code: 50161

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