Collar badges, other ranks, Somerset and Cornwall Light Infantry, sealed pattern, 1959
A pair of anodised aluminium collar badges in the form of bugle horns with cords gathered under mural crowns, with back plates and pins, mounted on an Inspectorate of Stores and Clothing, Ministry of Supply, standard pattern card, signed, 28 July 1959.
A 'sealed pattern' is a prototype of any item that the British Army issued to soldiers. It provided clothing or equipment suppliers with an example to copy.
This short-lived infantry unit was formed in 1959 and served until 1968 when it was merged into The Light Infantry.
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