A Very Nice Scarce Victorian Period Officers (Off’s) Headdress Badge to: The 1st Worcestershire Rifle Volunteers Corps. Within the Centre of a Curled Bugle, the Numerals: 39, Surmounted by a Queen Victoria Crown (QVC). Die Struck in Blackened Brass, Voided, 2 x Lugs E / W. c.1860 – 1901.
1859 / 60 – The Formation of the Rifle Volunteer Corps (Early Individual Corp Badges).
1880 – Administrative Battalions Formed. (Corps Grouped into Admin Batts). Designated 1st Worcestershire RVC.
1881 – Cardwell System – Rifle Corps became Vol Batts of the Regular Army (RV Units Ordered to Form VB of the Local County Regiments).
1891 (Dec) – Rifle Volunteer Corps were re-designated: Volunteer Rifle Corps.
1908 – Territorial Force was formed; Worcester RVC became 7st Bn Worcestershire Reg’t, Territorial Force (T.F.).
Dimensions: 40 mm x 46 mm.
Code: 50923Price: 120.00 GBP