A Lovely Scarce Superior Quality Solid Silver (Not Hallmarked) Officers (Off’s) Pugri / Puggari / Puggaree / Pagri Badge to: The Essex Regiment. The Gibraltar Castle & Key encircled by two Laurel Wreaths, surmounted by A Sphinx: Female Bare Breasted, Tail Up, over EGYPT Honour Plinth, Title Scroll Reads: THE ESSEX REGIMENT. (Note: This is the Post 1900 Variation with the Redesigned Castle). Superior Quality Solid Silver (Not Hallmarked), Slightly Domed / Concaved, Voided, Sturdy Horizontal Pin & Brooch Fitting to the Rear. Complete with a Scarlet Melton Cloth / Felt Backing. c.1900 – 1958.
1741: Raised: 44th Regiment of Foot.
1755: Raised: 56th Regiment of Foot.
1881: Amalgamation: The Essex Regiment.
1958: Amalgamated with The Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment to Form The 3rd East Anglian Regiment (16/44th Foot). East Anglian Brigade Badge.
Between the Wars, the 2nd Battalion Served in Malta, Turkey, India, Ambala (Approx 350km North of Aligarh) Northern India c.1922-27. Egypt & the Sudan, seeing active service in Turkey c.1920) & on the North-West Frontier of India c.1930-1
Dimensions: 39 mm x 35 mm.
Code: 50944Price: 125.00 GBP