© "GOLDEN AGE BUTTONS":  CAVALRY

The lists are updated daily

There is a general information section at the bottom of the menu page for uniform buttons, and
a “How to Order” section on the Home Page of the website.      

References:  Gwen Squires "Uniform Buttons: a Guide for Collectors" [GS] and Howard Ripley
"Buttons of the British Army 1855-1970" [HR]

CAVALRY

Dragoon Guards, 1st King's [KC]. Royal motto around gothic "KDG" on star, KC [HR 16]
Brass, two-piece convex, 25 mm. £4.50

Dragoon Guards, 2nd Bays [1902-1959].  Royal motto & KC around "BAYS", on star [HR2] 23]
Brass, two-piece convex, 25 mm. £4.50
Brass, two-piece convex, 18.5 mm. £2.50

Dragoon Guards, 3rd [1855-1928]. Royal motto around plumes and "DG" [HR 20]
Brass, two-piece convex, 25 mm. £4.50
Brass, two-piece convex, 18 mm. £2.50
Brass, two-piece convex, 16 mm. £1.50 [without royal motto]

Dragoon Guards, 3rd Carabiniers [1928 on]. Name below plumes [HR 23]
Brass, two-piece convex, 25 mm. £2.50

Dragoon Guards, 3rd Carabiniers 
[Type 4] [1929-1971]. ”3rd Carabiniers” below plumes 
Brass, one-piece flat, 19 mm. £1.00 [blazer button]

Dragoon Guards, 4th/7th [1922-92]. "IV-VII" below coronet [HR2] 38]
Brass, two-piece convex, 25 mm. £2.50
Brass, two-piece convex, 20 mm. £1.50
Brass, two-piece convex, 18 mm. £1.00

Dragoon Guards, 5th [1855-1902]. Motto in buckle around "5DG" on star, QVC [HR2] 39]
Brass, two-piece convex, 24 mm. £9.50

Dragoon Guards, 5th [1855-1922].  Motto around "5DG", on star, KC [HR2] 40]
Brass, two-piece convex, 25 mm. £7.50
Brass, two-piece convex, 19 mm. £4.50

Dragoon Guards, 5th Inniskilling. ."Vestigia Nulla Retrorsum", castle & "VDG" [HR2] 43]
Brass, two-piece convex, 25 mm. £7.50

Dragoon Guards, 5th Royal Inniskilling [Mess]."Vestigia Nulla Retrorsum", castle and "VDG" [cf. HR2] 43]
Silver mounted on brass, two-piece convex, 20 mm. £6.00

Dragoon Guards, 6th Carabiniers [1902-1929].  "Carabineers” around “VIDG”, KC [HR2] 28]
Brass, two-piece convex, 20 mm. £3.50 

Dragoon Guards, Royal Scots [Type 1] [1971 on]. Eagle displayed, lined field, scalloped border 

Brass, two-piece convex, 25 mm. £2.50 

Dragoons, 1st Royal [1904-1969]. Name below royal motto around standing lion, KC [HR 13]
Brass, two-piece convex, 24 mm. £2.50

Dragoons, 1st Royal [Type 3] [1904-1952]. “1” below KC

Silver mounted on brass, one-piece flat, 19 mm. £2.50 [blazer button]

 

Dragoons, 1st Royal [Type 4] [1952-1969]. “1” below QC

Silver mounted on brass, one-piece flat, 19 mm.  £1.50 [blazer button]

Silver mounted on brass, one-piece flat, 16 mm.  £0.75 [blazer button]

 

Dragoons, 2nd Royal Scots Greys [Type 1] [1877-1971]. Eagle, "Waterloo" and "RSG", lined field 

Brass, two-piece convex, 25 mm. £4.50 [officer’s buttons]


Dragoons, 2nd
 Royal Scots Greys [Type 2] [1877-1971]. Eagle, "Waterloo" & "RSG", plain field

Brass, two-piece convex, 25 mm. £4.50 

Brass, two-piece convex, 19 mm. £2.50 

Dragoons, 6th Inniskilling [Mess]. "VI" below castle, scalloped border [cf. HR2] 42]
Silver mounted on brass, one-piece convex, 17 mm. £3.50

Hussars [General Issue]. Plain domed
Brass, two-piece convex, 25mm. £2.50

Hussars, 8th King’s Royal Irish. KC above script “KRIH” and “VIII”
Brass mounted, two-piece convex, 20 mm. £7.50

Hussars, 10th Royal [pre-1969].  "XRH" below plumes [cf.HR 38]
Brass ball, two-piece convex, 18 mm. £4.50
Brass ball, two-piece convex, 15 mm. £3.50

Hussars, 10th Royal [pre-1969]. "XRH" below plumes [HR2] 54]
Brass, two-piece convex, 15mm. £1.50

Hussars, 11th Prince Albert's Own [pre-1969]. "PAOH" monogram below coronet [HR2] 56]

Brass, two-piece convex, 25 mm. £7.50

Brass, two-piece convex, 17.5 mm. £3.50


Hussars, 11th Prince Albert's Own [pre-1969]. "PAOH" monogram below KC [HR2] 57]
Brass, one-piece flat, 23 mm. £4.50

Hussars, 14th/20th King's [1952 on]. QC above "XIV" and "XX" [cf. HR2] 62]
Natural horn, one-piece flat, 21mm. £2.50


King Edward’s Horse
 [Type 1] [1910-1924]. “KEH” block print letters

Brass, two-piece convex, 16 mm. £3.50

Lancers, 9th Queen's Royal [1855-1902]."9" below monogram& crossed lances, QVC [HR2] 51]
Brass, two-piece convex, 21 mm. £6.00

Lancers, 9th Queen's Royal (1902-52). "9" below monogram & crossed lances, KC 

Brass, two-piece convex, 22 mm. £4.50

Brass, two-piece convex, 19 mm. £2.50

Lancers, 9th Queen's Royal [1952 on]. "9" below monogram & crossed lances, QC [cf.HR 35]
Brass, two-piece convex, 22 mm. £4.50

Lancers, 12th Royal [1855-1902]. "12" & crossed lances, QVC [cf.HR2] 52]
Brass, two-piece convex, 18 mm. £4.50

Lancers, 12th Royal [1855-1960].  "12" & crossed lances, KC [HR 36]
Brass, two-piece convex, 23 mm. £2.50
Brass, two-piece convex, 20 mm. £1.50

Lancers, 16th Queen's [1902-1930]. "QL.16" below KC [cf. HR2] 67]
Brass, two-piece convex, 24.5 mm. £2.50

Lancers, 17th/21st [Type 1] [1922 on). Skull and crossbones (HR2] 70)

Brass, two-piece convex, 16 mm. £1.50 (also used by 17th Lancers pre-1922) 


Lancers, 17
th/21st [Type 2] [1922 on]. “Or Glory” below skull and crossbones

Brass, one-piece flat, 19 mm. £2.50 [blazer button]

Lancers, 21st [1898-1929].  "XXI" across two upright lances, KC [HR2] 69]
Brass, two-piece convex, 22 mm. £4.50

Lancers, 24th [1941-1948].  "XXIV" over crossed lances, KC [HR2] 73]
Brass, two-piece convex, 25 mm. £7.50

Lancers, 27th [pre-1948]."27" on crossed lances, KC [HR2] 77]
Brass, two-piece convex, 25 mm. £4.50

Life Guards, 2nd [Type 3] [1902-1922]. "LG” and “2" around lion gardant, KC 

Brass, two-piece convex, 26 mm. £4.50  

Royal Armoured Corps [1942 on].  Mailed fist & "RAC" [HR2] 20]
Brass, two-piece convex, 25 mm. £1.00
Brass, two-piece convex, 19 mm. £0.50

Royal Horse Guards [1855-1969].  "RHG" below KC [cf.HR 11]
Brass, two-piece convex, 24 mm. £2.50
Brass, two-piece convex, 15 mm. £0.75

Royal Scots Dragoon Guards [1971 on]. Eagle displayed on plain scroll, lined field [HR2] 33]
Brass, two-piece convex, 25 mm. £2.50

Royal Tank Corps [Blazer]. "RTC" script letters below KC [HR2] 80]
Brass, one-piece flat, 19 mm. £1.00

Royal Tank Regiment [1939 on]. "RTR" script letters below KC [HR2] 81]

Brass, two-piece convex, 25 mm. £1.00

Royal Tank Regiment [Blazer]. "RTC" script letters below QC [cf. HR2] 80]
Brass, one-piece flat, 15 mm. £0.25