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A very fine and exceedingly rare gilt 1878-81 example. Crowned star mounted with laurel sprays and Garter; to the centre, plain gilt numerals ‘29’ on a black leather ground. Three loops to reverse, top one bent. Minor service wear
See “Badges of the Worcestershire Regiment “ by R.W. Bennett, 201 for this actual example. He notes not universally worn as regiment equipped with shakos for India and Depot Companies also retained the shako.