Collar Badges - Cavalry Corps 

The large badge (An Cor Marcaidhe) was introduced in 1934 and was worn until 1953.  The badge can be found in various metals.      The smaller badge with title "An Cor Marcra" was introduced in 1953 and can be found in brass, bronze, copper and staybrite.  By the way both inscriptions mean "The Cavalry Corps".

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Brass
             
Copper Silver Chrome  (1980s)(unofficial)
     
             
Silver (Mess Dress) Silver  Silvered 
     
             
Brass Bronze Lacqured Brass (new)
     
                    
Staybrite Staybrite (Gold)
     
     

Note the inscription of the small officers silver badge as against the other small badges.  This silver badge was worn on the Officers Mess Dress uniform 1935 / 1955.  There is also a small silvered badge with the more modern inscription. 

 

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 Page Updated : Sunday, 15 July 2012