Ian Kelly (Militaria) - Mail Order Insignia Dealers since 1990
Original uniform badges & buttons bought and sold with money-back guarantee of authenticity
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Army Cap Badges For Sale

As specialist international mail-order military insignia dealers, Ian Kelly (Militaria) stocks a wide range of genuine military cap badges for sale. We offer a no-quibble guarantee of authenticity.

Most of our insignia is British or from the British Empire or Commonwealth. We specialise in authentic original cap badges from 1881 to the present day. We buy and sell world-wide and do not knowingly deal in re-strikes or reproductions.

Order from a choice of over 450 different original collectible army cap badges. Click the buttons to see the following different types:

Royal Irish Regiment Staybrite cap badge Yorkshire Brigade Officer's enamelled cap badge Women's Royal Army Corps Officer's beret badge Staffordshire Regiment woven beret badge worn by Denstone College CCF Gloucestershire Regiment (front badge)

We recommend the following reference books -

Kipling, AL & King, HL. 1995. Head-Dress Badges of the British Army - Volume 1 - Up to the end of the Great War. ISBN 0584109474: Muller, Blond & White Ltd.
An excellent book with black and white photographs of nearly 1900 cap badges. Each badge is numbered and the numbers are used by dealers and collectors as the 'industry-standard' to refer to cap badges. If you are going to buy cap badges by mail order, then you need this book.
Head-Dress Badges of the British Army - Volume 1 - Up to the end of the Great War Click here to buy this book

Kipling, AL & King, HL. 1994. Head-Dress Badges of the British Army - Volume 2 - From the end of the Great War to the Present Day. ISBN 0584109482: Muller, Blond & White Ltd.
An excellent book with black and white photographs of many cap badges. Each badge is numbered and the numbers are used by dealers and collectors as the 'industry-standard' to refer to cap badges. If you are going to buy cap badges by mail order, then you need this book.
Head-Dress Badges of the British Army - Volume 2 - From the end of the Great War to the Present Day Click here to buy this book


Other Uniform Insignia For Sale - Badges & Patches

Click here for our online militaria shop - about 7000 different items including cap badges, collar badges, shoulder titles and arm-badges.

We have NO WW2 German items, NO medals, NO g uns, NO knives and NO bulky equipment. Whatever we sell must be small enough - and legal enough - to be posted by mail.

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Button Catalogues

We publish button catalogues by post about 10 times per year. These cost £1.50 each and include fresh stock before it appears on this website.  In effect, postal subscribers get first-pick of the rare items.

Button Identification

The British Button Society has an identification service.

The British Button Society

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The British Button Society was founded in 1976 by a group of people interested in collecting buttons and researching their history. The Society has collectors of all types of button and publishes 4 excellent journals per year called 'Button Lines' - click for details

Insignia Images

Pictures of insignia on this website are taken from items owned by Ian G Kelly (Militaria). Images and text are copyright © Ian G Kelly (Militaria)