Diamond Fields Horse cap badge c 1902-06.

Diamond Fields Horse cap badge c 1902-06.

Code: 10779

£120.00
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South African Diamond Fields Horse scarce circular cap badge circa 1902-06 on loops. Die-stamped white metal example. (Owen 188)

Raised as the Dutoitspan Hussars in June 1876 ; became Diamond Fields Horse in November 1877 under Major Maxwell and served with distinction in numerous campaigns.  Cecil Rhodes held an honorary commission in the regiment.