© "GOLDEN AGE BUTTONS":† OVERSEAS

The lists are now updated on a day-to-day basis - not just at the end of each month.

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], Howard Ripley “Buttons
of the British Army 1855-1970" [HR] and "Docufiles" of the International Uniform Button Collectors
Club [DOC]


COLONIAL & COMMONWEALTH

1st Canadian Grenadier Guards. Name around “ER” and reversed “ER”, QC
Brass, two-piece convex, 20 mm. £0.50

1st South Africa Infantry Brigade. “Union is Strength” around springbok head [BL81 22-62]
Brass, two-piece convex, 24 mm. £4.50

5th Royal Highlanders of Canada [1906-34]. Name around boar’s head on torse [DOC 180]
[Backmarks: Hobson & Sons, Lexington St. London”]
Brass, two-piece convex, 25 mm. £2.50

6th Regiment, Duke of Connaught’s Own Rifles. British Colombia flag in shield, KC [DOC 180]
Brass, two-piece convex, 25 mm. £4.50

16th [Canadian Scottish] Battalion. Name and “16” around St. Andrew cross and motto [HL 316-18]
Brass, two-piece convex, 25 mm. £4.50

19th Battalion Toronto Ontario.† “19” & “Canada” on maple, in leaf border [DOC 190]
Brass, two-piece convex, 18mm. £2.50

19th St. Catharine’s Regiment [Canada].Name around “19” on maple leaf, above motto, KC
Brass, two-piece convex, 25 mm. £4.50

25th Brant Dragoons [Canada].Name around Red Indian head on bow and arrows [HL 316-8]
Brass, two-piece convex, 19 mm. £3.50

49th Battalion Edmonton Regiment [Canada].“Canada” below “49”, maple leaf & vanes, KC [DOC 186]
Brass, two-piece convex, 26 mm. £2.50

72nd Battalion Seaforth Highlanders of Canada. “72” above moose head and “Highlanders” [DOC 191]
Brass, two-piece convex, 24 mm. £2.50

Australian Commonwealth Forces. ”Australian Commonwealth” around EdVII cypher, KC
Bronzed metal, two-piece convex, 25 mm. £2.50 [dent in back]

Australian Commonwealth Forces. ”Australian Commonwealth” around “GVR” cypher, KC
Brass, two-piece convex, 25 mm. £1.00
Brass, two-piece convex, 20 mm. £0.75
Brass, two-piece convex, 13 mm. £0.25

Australian Military Forces [Type 1].Name around map of Australia, Imperial Crown [cf. GS 36-11]
Brass, two-piece convex, 25 mm. £4.50

Australian Military Forces [Type 2]. Name around map of Australia, KC [GS 36-11]
Brass, two-piece convex, 25 mm. £2.50

Brass, two-piece convex, 21mm. £1.50

Brass, two-piece convex, 17 mm. £1.00

 

Australian Military Forces [Type 3]. Name around sectioned map of Australia, KC

Backmarks: None

Brass, two-piece convex, 16 mm. £0.50 


Canada Militia
 [Type 2]. ”Canada Militia” around QVC, in maple wreath 

Horn, one-piece convex, 24 mm. £2.50

Canadian Army General Service. Royal motto around maple leaf, below “Canada”, KC [GS 43-21]
Brass, two-piece convex, 25 mm. £1.00
Brass, two-piece convex, 17 mm. £0.25

Canadian Army, General Staff. "Canada" below crossed swords on maple leaves, KC [cf. HL 316-39]
Brass, two-piece convex, 23 mm. £0.75

Canadian Intelligence Corps. Name and “Action From Knowledge” in scrolls encircling spears
Nickel, two-piece convex, 18.5 mm. £1.00

Canadian Militia. ”Canada Militia” around beaver, in maple border, QVC [HL 316-1]

Brass, two-piece convex, 25 mm. £4.50


Canadian Militia.
”Canada Militia” around beaver, in maple border, KC [HL 316-1]

Brass, two-piece convex, 25 mm. £4.50

Brass, two-piece convex, 20 mm. £2.50

Canadian Militia [Officers]. Name around beaver, wreathed [HL 316-2]
Brass, two-piece convex, 26 mm. £4.50
Brass, two-piece convex, 18 mm. £2.50

Canadian Army, General Service."Canada", royal motto & maple leaf, KC [GS 43-21]
Brass, two-piece convex, 25 mm. £1.00
Brass, two-piece convex, 18 mm. £0.50
Brass, two-piece convex, 14 mm. £0.25

Canadian Army, General Staff.† "Canada" & swords, maple leaves & KC [cf.HL 316-39]
Gilt, two-piece convex, 18.5 mm. £1.00

Canadian Army Service Corps [GV].† “RCASC” below royal motto & GV cypher [DOC 175]
Brass, two-piece convex, 19 mm. £1.00

Canadian Intelligence Corps.† “Action From Knowledge” & name in scrolls
Nickel, two-piece convex, 18.5 mm. £2.50

Canadian Women's Army Corps. "CWAC" with classical head [HL 316-41]
Brass, two-piece convex, 22 mm. £1.00

Brass, two-piece convex, 16 mm. £0.25

Carleton & York Regiment [Canada]. Name around Invicta on star
Brass, two-piece convex, 27 mm. £2.50

Ceylon Mounted Rifles.† Name in band around Prince of Wales plumes [BL96 7-26]
Nickel, two-piece convex, 27 mm. £7.50

Ceylon Planters Rifle Corps.  “Unitas Salus Nostra” below tobacco leaves (BL96 7-29)
Horn, one-piece low convex, 21 mm. 
£4.50 
Horn, one-piece low convex, 15 mm. £1.50 

Colonial Rifle Regiments. Bugle with tied bow, plain field, QVC [cf. DOC 94]
Silver plated, two-piece convex, 24 mm. £7.50

Colonial Rifle Regiments [pre-1902].Bugle with tied bow, plain field, QVC [cf. DOC 94]
[Backmarks: “C. & J. Weldon, London”]
Silver plated, two-piece ball, 18 mm. £7.50

Colonial Rifle Regiments [pre-1902].Bugle with tied bow, plain field, QVC [cf. DOC 94]
Blackened brass, two-piece ball, 18 mm. £4.50

Colonial Rifle Regiments. Bugle with tied bow, plain field, KC [cf. DOC 94]
Backmarks: “Hobson & Son, London”
Nickel, two-piece convex, 23 mm. £4.50

Colonial Rifle Regiments. Bugle with tied bow, plain field, KC [cf. DOC 94]
Backmarks: “C. & J. Weldon, 130 Cheapside, London”
Brass, two-piece convex, 23 mm. £2.50

Cyrenaica Forces [1943-1951]. Crescent and star, plain field

Backmarks: “Firmin, London” with dotted circle

Chrome, two-piece low convex, raised designd, 15 mm. £3.50

[Sources: GS 44-4]

Duke of Edinburgh’s Own Volunteer Rifles [South Africa]. Name around thistle and coronet
Nickel, two-piece convex, 25 mm.
£7.50

East Africa Protectorate. Name and “E.R.& I” around lion rampant, KC
Brass, two-piece convex, 20 mm. £3.50

Governor General's Foot Guards [Canada]. Name below "1872" in star, wreathed, KC [DOC 180]
Brass, two-piece convex, 25 mm. £4.50


Imperial Light Horse
[South Africa] [1902-61]. "Imperium et Libertas" and crossed flags [DOC38]

Brass, two-piece convex, 20 mm. £6.00
Brass, two-piece convex, 16 mm. £4.50

Kenya Defence Force
[1928 on].† Lion rampant regardant [BL78 15-13]
Brass, two-piece convex, 25 mm. £2.50
Brass, two-piece convex, 16 mm. £0.75

Kimberley Regiment [South Africa]. Name around wreathed diamond
Brass, two-piece convex, 19.5 mm. £3.50

Kings African Rifles.† Name around KC
Brass, two-piece convex, 20 mm. £3.50
Brass, two-piece convex, 18.5 mm. £2.50

King’s African Rifles. Name in scroll below stringed & tied horn, KC [BL78 15-10]
Horn, one-piece convex, 24 mm. £2.50

Lord Strathcona's Horse [Royal Canadians]. Name with “R.C” and “Perseverando” around shield [DOC 177]
Brass, two-piece convex, 25 mm. £2.50

New South Wales Military Forces. ”NSW Military Forces” around lion on cross, QVC [GS 36-8]
Nickel, two-piece convex, 25 mm.
£7.50

New Zealand Artillery.  ”New Zealand Forces” in band around cannon

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

Brass, two-piece convex, 16 mm. £0.75 

New Zealand Forces.Name around four stars [GS 46-5]
Brass, two-piece convex, 24 mm. £1.00
Brass, two-piece convex, 18.5 mm. £0.50

New Zealand Forces
[Artillery].Name around cannon [GS 46-7]
Brass, two-piece convex, 26 mm. £2.50
Brass, two-piece convex, 23.5 mm. £1.50
Brass, two-piece convex, 16.5 mm. £0.75

Nigerian Military Forces [Sierra Leone Protectorate]. Name around palm tree and "NAMF" [GS 44-21]
Brass, two-piece convex, 17.5 mm. £1.00

Northern Rhodesia Regiment [Type 1]. "Diversi Genere Fide Pares" below emu
Brass, two-piece convex, 25 mm. £7.50

Northern Rhodesia Regiment [Type 2]."Diversi Genere Fide Pares" below emu
Horn, one-piece convex, 19 mm. £1.50

Ontario Regiment. Cat with arched back

Brass, two-piece convex, 16 mm. £1.50

 
Penang Volunteers.
Name around Prince of Wales’ plumes
[Backmarks: “V. & R. Blakemore, Birmingham”]
Brass, two-piece convex, 24 mm. £12.50

Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry [Type 1]. "VP" plain block letters, below coronet [cf. HL 317-37]
Brass, two-piece convex, 25 mm. £2.50

Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry [Type 2]. "VP" stippled letters, below coronet [HL 317-37]

Brass, two-piece convex, 25 mm. £2.50

Royal 22e Regiment [Canada]. Shield and "22" on beaver, above "Je Me Souviens" [HL 316-19]
Brass, two-piece convex, 18.5 mm. £2.50

Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps. “RCAMC” below serpent and maple wreath, KC
Brass, two-piece convex, 25 mm. £2.50

Royal Canadian Army Pay Corps. “RCAPC” below royal motto around beaver, KC [DOC 175]
Brass, two-piece convex, 26 mm. £4.50
Brass, two-piece convex, 20 mm. £3.50

Royal Canadian Army Service Corps [GV].†"RCASC" below "GVR" & royal motto [HL 316-38]
Brass, two-piece convex, 18.5 mm. £0.50

Royal Canadian Engineers [1918 on]. Name around EdVII cypher, KC [HL 316-34]
Brass, two-piece convex, 17 mm. £1.50

Royal Canadian Army Pay Corps. “RCAPC” below royal motto around beaver, KC [DOC 175]
Brass, two-piece convex, 26 mm. £4.50
Brass, two-piece convex, 20 mm. £3.50

Royal Canadian Army Service Corps [1923-36]. “RCASC” below royal motto and GV cypher [DOC 175]
Brass, two-piece convex, 25 mm.
£2.50
Brass, two-piece convex, 19 mm. £0.75

Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps. "RCOC" below three cannon in shield, KC [HL 316-33]
Brass, two-piece convex, 25 mm. £2.50
Brass, two-piece convex, 18.5 mm. £1.00

Royal Rhodesia Regiment. Lion passant, supporting tusk, KC [DOC 021]
Horn, one-piece convex, 23 mm. £1.00
Horn, one-piece convex, 19 mm. £0.50

South African Active Citizen Force. “Ex Unitate Vires” below crest with lion and cross [DOC 76]
Painted metal, two-piece convex, 25 mm. £1.00
Painted metal, two-piece convex, 16 mm. £0.25

South African Artillery. "South Africa” and “Suid Afrika" in ribbon below cannon, KC

Brass, two-piece convex, 24.5 mm. £4.50

Brass, two-piece convex, 16 mm. £1.50


South African Defence Force.
"Ex Unitate Vires" below crest [GS 44-25]
Brass, two-piece convex, 25 mm. £1.00
Brass, two-piece convex, 16 mm. £0.50

South African General Service [Type 1]. “South Africa, Zuid Afrika” around head of springbok, KC [DOC 76]
Brass, two-piece convex, 25 mm. £4.50
Brass, two-piece convex, 17 mm. £1.50

South African Ordnance Corps. "SAOC" & "SAKD" in ribbon below shield with three cannon
Brass, two-piece convex, 25 mm. £2.50

South African Republic [1899-1902].† "ZAR" monogram, scalloped border [DOC 18]
Brass, two-piece convex, 24 mm. £2.50

South Alberta Light Horse [Canada]. “Canada” and “SALH” between antlers, above motto, QC
Brass, two-piece convex, 25 mm. £2.50

Transjordan Frontier Force [Type 2]. Winged Pegasus below KC
Silver plated, one-piece flat, 23 mm. £7.50

West India Regiment (1795-1927).  "WIR" script in wreath, KC (HR2] 410)

Brass, two-piece convex, 25 mm. £7.50  

Brass, two-piece convex, 19 mm. £3.50  

Zuid Afrikaanse Republiek [1899-1902]. "ZAR" monogram in block letters, scalloped border [DOC 18]
Brass, two-piece convex, 24 mm. £2.50

FOREIGN

Belgian Army.Lion rampant [GS 36-13]
Brass, two-piece convex, 25 mm. £1.00
Brass, two-piece convex, 23 mm. £0.75
Brass, two-piece convex, 20 mm. £0.50

Belgian Army, Corps of Engineers. Demi-legionnaire design[DOC 31]
Brass, one-piece convex, 23 mm. £2.50

Cavaliers de Manege [Fr.]. Name around horse head
Brass, one-piece convex, 22.5 mm. £4.50

Control Commission Germany [post-1945].† "CCG" monogram
Brass, two-piece convex, 24 mm. £2.50
Brass, two-piece convex, 16.5 mm. £1.00

Dutch Army.† Upright heraldic lion holding sword & sheaf of arrows [GS 44-5]
Browned metal, two-piece convex, 15.5 mm. £0.25

…cole Militaire [Belgium].† Name & wreath around heraldic lion [DOC 31]
Brass, two-piece convex, 22 mm. £1.00

tats-Majors et Recruitment [Fr.].† Name around winged torch & lightning bolts [LF p.12]
Brass, one-piece convex, 23 mm. £4.50
Brass, one-piece convex, 17.5 mm. £1.50

French Colonial Infantry. Fouled anchor between scrolls, plain field, plain border [DOC 146]

Brass, two-piece convex, 25 mm. £2.50
Brass, two-piece convex, 20 mm.
£1.50

French Artillery [1873 on].† Grenade above crossed cannons, not stippled [cf.HL 312-14]
Brass half-ball, 20.5 mm. £3.50
Brass half-ball, 16 mm. £1.50

French Artillery Officer [1873 on]. Grenade above crossed cannons, stippled [HL 312-14]
Gilt half-ball, 15 mm. £1.50
Gilt half-ball, 11 mm. £1.50

French Infantry [1873 on].† Large grenade, not stippled [HL 312-11]
Brass, one-piece convex, 23.5 mm. £2.50
Brass, one-piece convex, 17.5 mm. £1.00

French Infantry [1873 on].† Large grenade, not stippled [HL 312-11]
White metal, one-piece convex, 23 mm. £1.00
White metal, one-piece convex, 17.5 mm. £0.50

French Infantry Officer [1873 on].† Large grenade, piecrust border, stippled [HL 312-12]
Gilt half-ball, 20.5 mm. £1.50
Gilt half-ball, 16 mm. £0.75

German Army, Officers [1918 on].† Dotted design [HL 314-28]
[also used by Luftwaffe senior officers]
Brass, two-piece convex, 25 mm. £1.00
Brass, two-piece convex, 17 mm. £0.25

German Army, Prussian Corps [1910-18].† Crown on stippled background [HL 314-24]
Brass, one-piece convex, 20 mm. £3.50

German Army, Prussian Corps [1910-18].† Crown on stippled background [HL 314-24]
White metal, one-piece convex, 17.5 mm. £2.50

Infirmiers Militaires [Fr.].† Name around shield in wreath
Brass, one-piece convex, 22 mm. £4.50
Brass, one-piece convex, 16.5 mm. £1.50

Octroi [France] [1870 on]. Name in wreathed border [LF p.310]
Nickel, two-piece convex, 20.5 mm. £3.50

Polish Army.† One-headed displayed eagle, inner border [TBC]
Plastic, one-piece convex, 25 mm. £1.00

Prussian Army, Essen Troops [1910-18].† Prussian crown [HL 314-1]
White metal, one-piece convex, 19.5 mm. £3.50

Royal Egyptian Army. Crown above crescent & three stars [GS 44-27 error]
Brass, two-piece convex, 22 mm. £2.50

Swedish Army.† Three crowns [GS 54-23]
Brass, two-piece convex, 24 mm. £2.50

Swedish Infantry, Uppland Regiment.† Orb on lined background [HL 315-7]
Brass, two-piece convex, 22 mm. £2.50
Brass, two-piece convex, 13 mm. £0.75

Saudi Arabian Army.† Palm tree above crossed swords [cf.GS 53-19]
Brass, two-piece convex, 24 mm. £2.50

United States Engineers.Bird holding "Essayons" above fort & sun [GS 44-30]
Brass, two-piece convex, 23 mm. £2.50

United States Army, General Service [1918 on].† Glob, displayed eagle, lined field [GS 44-28]
Brass, two-piece convex, 28.5 mm. £2.50