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Shoulder Titles Catalogue

Our online Shoulder Title catalogue is now so big that we have split it into smaller sections so that the web pages load faster.  Click on the following hyperlinks to see the types of shoulder badge that you want -

We recommend the following book:

Westlake, R. 1997. Collecting Metal Shoulder Titles. ISBN 0850525055: Leo Cooper.
This is an excellent book with black and white photographs of over 1800 British Army metal shoulder titles, and descriptions of many more. Each badge is numbered and the numbers are used by dealers and collectors as the 'industry-standard' to refer to shoulder titles. If you are going to buy British Army shoulder titles by mail order, then you need this book.
Collecting Metal Shoulder Titles Click here to buy this book


Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous Clutch Grips For Spike-Fit Shoulder Titles Etc. B1C110 Clutch Grips For Spike-Fit Shoulder Titles Etc. Brass (Single) £0.10

Police & Prison Insignia etc.

UK Police & Prisons (Other Badges) Police Shoulder / Collar Letter E C2S886 Police Shoulder / Collar Letter E WM (Single) £1.00

UK Police & Prisons (Other Badges) Police Shoulder / Collar Letter I C2S392 Police Shoulder / Collar Letter I Chrome (Single) £1.00

UK Police & Prisons (Other Badges) Police Shoulder / Collar Letter N C2S888 Police Shoulder / Collar Letter N Chrome (Single) £1.00

UK Police & Prisons (Other Badges) Police Shoulder / Collar Letter P C2S393 Police Shoulder / Collar Letter P Chrome (Single) £1.00

UK Police & Prisons (Other Badges) Police Shoulder / Collar Letter V C2O955 Police Shoulder / Collar Letter V Chrome (Single) £1.00

UK Police & Prisons (Other Badges) Police Shoulder / Collar Number 0 C2M991 Police Shoulder / Collar Number 0 Chrome (Single) £1.00

UK Police & Prisons (Other Badges) Police Shoulder / Collar Number 1 C2M676 Police Shoulder / Collar Number 1 Chrome (Single) £1.00

UK Police & Prisons (Other Badges) Police Shoulder / Collar Number 2 C2M582 Police Shoulder / Collar Number 2 Chrome (Single) £1.00

UK Police & Prisons (Other Badges) Police Shoulder / Collar Number 3 C2M677 Police Shoulder / Collar Number 3 Chrome (Single) £1.00

UK Police & Prisons (Other Badges) Police Shoulder / Collar Number 3 C2S655 Police Shoulder / Collar Number 3 WM (Single) £1.00

UK Police & Prisons (Other Badges) Police Shoulder / Collar Number 4 C2N949 Police Shoulder / Collar Number 4 Chrome (Single) £1.00

UK Police & Prisons (Other Badges) Police Shoulder / Collar Number 5 C2M679 Police Shoulder / Collar Number 5 Chrome (Single) £1.00

UK Police & Prisons (Other Badges) Police Shoulder / Collar Number 5 C2S436 Police Shoulder / Collar Number 5 WM (Single) £1.00

UK Police & Prisons (Other Badges) Police Shoulder / Collar Number 6 Or 9 C2M680 Police Shoulder / Collar Number 6 Or 9 Chrome (Single) £1.00

UK Police & Prisons (Other Badges) Police Shoulder / Collar Number 7 C2M681 Police Shoulder / Collar Number 7 Chrome (Single) £1.00

UK Police & Prisons (Other Badges) Police Shoulder / Collar Number 8 C2M682 Police Shoulder / Collar Number 8 Chrome (Single) £1.00

UK Police & Prisons (Other Badges) Special / Constabulary Slip-On Shoulder Title C2T197 Special / Constabulary Slip-On Shoulder Title Sky Blue On Black Embroidered (Single) £5.00

Overseas Police & Prisons BSAP (British South Africa Police) C3P227 BSAP (British South Africa Police) Shoulder Title A/A (Single) £5.00

Overseas Police & Prisons TT Prisons (Tanganyika Terrority Prisons) Africa C3F548 TT Prisons (Tanganyika Terrority Prisons) Africa Shoulder Title Brass (Owen3667(Single)) £5.00

Civil Defence Insignia

Civil Defence Headquarters (Shoulder Title) C4G749 Headquarters (Shoulder Title) Yellow On Dark Blue Embroidered (Single) £2.50

Civil Defence Intelligence & Operations (Shoulder Title) C4G750 Intelligence & Operations (Shoulder Title) Yellow On Dark Blue Embroidered (Single) £2.50

Civil Defence Signal (Shoulder Title) C4G753 Signal (Shoulder Title) Yellow On Dark Blue Embroidered (Single) £2.50

Civil Defence Welfare (Shoulder Title) C4G755 Welfare (Shoulder Title) Yellow On Dark Blue Embroidered (Single) £2.50

Fire Service Insignia

Fire & Rescue Service Australia: Buninyong / Urban Fire Brigade C5S347 Australia: Buninyong / Urban Fire Brigade Shoulder Title Embroidered (Single) £4.00

Fire & Rescue Service Australia: Edenhope / Urban Fire Brigade C5S348 Australia: Edenhope / Urban Fire Brigade Shoulder Title Embroidered (Single) £4.00

Fire & Rescue Service Australia: Euroa / Urban Fire Brigade C5S349 Australia: Euroa / Urban Fire Brigade Shoulder Title Embroidered (Single) £4.00

Fire & Rescue Service Australia: Kooweerup / Urban Fire Brigade C5S351 Australia: Kooweerup / Urban Fire Brigade Shoulder Title Embroidered (Single) £4.00

Fire & Rescue Service Australia: Woomelang / Urban Fire Brigade C5S352 Australia: Woomelang / Urban Fire Brigade Shoulder Title Embroidered (Single) £4.00

Fire & Rescue Service Australia: Wycheproof / Urban Fire Brigade C5S353 Australia: Wycheproof / Urban Fire Brigade Shoulder Title Embroidered (Single) £4.00

Fire & Rescue Service Berkshire & Reading Fire Brigade C5R080 Berkshire & Reading Fire Brigade Shoulder Title Embroidered £4.00

Fire & Rescue Service New Zealand: Wigram Air Force Base Fire Brigade C5M764 New Zealand: Wigram Air Force Base Fire Brigade Arm-Badge Embroidered £6.00

Fire & Rescue Service Rescue (Curved Shoulder Title) C5T007 Rescue (Curved Shoulder Title) Red On Dark Blue Embroidered £4.00

Ambulance Insignia

Ambulance Insignia North Wales (Red Cross) C6P694 North Wales (Red Cross) Shoulder Title Woven £2.00

Ambulance Insignia Red Cross 'ACS' Assistant County Secretary C6T654 Red Cross 'ACS' Assistant County Secretary WW2 Shoulder Title Brass (Single) £5.00

Ambulance Insignia Red Cross 'CS' County Secretary C6T655 Red Cross 'CS' County Secretary WW2 Shoulder Title Brass (Single) £6.00

Ambulance Insignia SJAB (St John Ambulance Brigade) C6S164 SJAB (St John Ambulance Brigade) Shoulder Title Chrome (Single) £3.00

Naval Forces Insignia

Naval Branch; Rank & Miscellaneous Badges Glasgow &/Strathclyde Universities/Royal Naval Unit M2L964 Glasgow &/Strathclyde Universities/Royal Naval Unit Shoulder Title Embroidered (Single) £4.00

Naval Branch; Rank & Miscellaneous Badges Liverpool University / Royal Naval Unit M2I718 Liverpool University / Royal Naval Unit Shoulder Title Embroidered (Single) £3.00

Naval Branch; Rank & Miscellaneous Badges QARNNS Reserve   Shoulder Title M2S149 QARNNS Reserve Shoulder Title Red On Navy Blue Embroidered (Single) £6.00

Naval Branch; Rank & Miscellaneous Badges RFA (Royal Fleet Auxiliary) Curved Shoulder Title M2S832 RFA (Royal Fleet Auxiliary) Curved Shoulder Title Gold On Navy Blue Bullion (Single) £5.00

Naval Branch; Rank & Miscellaneous Badges RN / Auxiliary / Service - Shoulder Title M2C902 RN / Auxiliary / Service - Shoulder Title Red On Navy Blue Embroidered (Single) £6.00

Naval Branch; Rank & Miscellaneous Badges RNR - Black On Olive (Royal Naval Reserve) M2R210 RNR - Black On Olive (Royal Naval Reserve) Slip-On Epaulette Lurex (Single) £4.00

Naval Branch; Rank & Miscellaneous Badges RNR - Gold On Black (Royal Naval Reserve) M2M629 RNR - Gold On Black (Royal Naval Reserve) Slip-On Epaulette Lurex (Single) £4.00

Naval Branch; Rank & Miscellaneous Badges Royal / Navy - Black On Olive M2P682 Royal / Navy - Black On Olive Slip-On Epaulette Embroidered (Single) £4.00

Naval Branch; Rank & Miscellaneous Badges Royal / Navy - Brown On Desert Camouflage M2R213 Royal / Navy - Brown On Desert Camouflage Slip-On Epaulette Embroidered (Single) £4.00

Naval Branch; Rank & Miscellaneous Badges Royal / Navy - Gold On Black M2L509 Royal / Navy - Gold On Black Slip-On Epaulette Lurex (Single) £4.00

Naval Branch; Rank & Miscellaneous Badges Royal Navy Officer Cadet White Shoulder Title M2O201 Royal Navy Officer Cadet White Shoulder Title Curved Embroidered (Single) £2.50

Naval Branch; Rank & Miscellaneous Badges Royal Navy Officer Undergoing Sea Training M2O202 Royal Navy Officer Undergoing Sea Training White Slip-On Embroidered (Single) £2.50

Naval Branch; Rank & Miscellaneous Badges Royal Yacht Shoulder Title M2P981 Royal Yacht Shoulder Title Gold On Lovat Green QC Bullion (Single) £6.00

Naval Branch; Rank & Miscellaneous Badges Royal Yacht Shoulder Title M2H990 Royal Yacht Shoulder Title Gold On Navy Blue QC Bullion (Single) £6.00

Naval Branch; Rank & Miscellaneous Badges Royal Yacht Shoulder Title (Stores Numbered) M2C898 Royal Yacht Shoulder Title (Stores Numbered) Blue On White QC Embroidered (Single) £5.00

Naval Branch; Rank & Miscellaneous Badges Sea Cadet Corps Shoulder Title - Curved M2P573 Sea Cadet Corps Shoulder Title - Curved Black On Olive Green Embroidered (Single) £2.00

Naval Branch; Rank & Miscellaneous Badges Sea Cadet Corps Shoulder Title - Curved M2N952 Sea Cadet Corps Shoulder Title - Curved Gold On Navy Blue Embroidered (Single) £2.00

Naval Branch; Rank & Miscellaneous Badges Sea Cadet Corps Shoulder Title - Curved M2N956 Sea Cadet Corps Shoulder Title - Curved Red On Navy Blue Embroidered (Single) £2.00

Naval Branch; Rank & Miscellaneous Badges Sea Cadet Corps Shoulder Title - Straight M2N337 Sea Cadet Corps Shoulder Title - Straight Red On Navy Blue Embroidered (Single) £2.00

Naval Branch; Rank & Miscellaneous Badges Southampton University / Royal Naval Unit M2K702 Southampton University / Royal Naval Unit Shoulder Title Embroidered (Single) £4.00

Naval Branch; Rank & Miscellaneous Badges Women's / Royal Naval Reserve   Shoulder Title M2C899 Women's / Royal Naval Reserve Shoulder Title Lt Blue On Navy Blue Embroidered (Single) £5.00

Coast Guard; Customs & Excise

Coast Guard; Customs & Excise HM Customs & Excise Rank Slides - Officer M4S214 HM Customs & Excise Rank Slides - Officer 2 Rings: Thin Braid (Pair) £9.00

Coast Guard; Customs & Excise HM Customs & Excise Rank Slides - Officer M4S215 HM Customs & Excise Rank Slides - Officer 2 Rings: Wide Braid (Pair) £9.00

Coast Guard; Customs & Excise HM Customs & Excise Shoulder Title M4S192 HM Customs & Excise Shoulder Title Yellow On Navy Blue Embroidered (Single) £5.00

Coast Guard; Customs & Excise NC&E (Nigeria Customs & Excise) M4Q943 NC&E (Nigeria Customs & Excise) Shoulder Title Chrome (Single) £4.00

Coast Guard; Customs & Excise Trinity House (Lighthouse Authority) Shoulder Title M4T394 Trinity House (Lighthouse Authority) Shoulder Title Yellow On Navy Blue Embroidered (Single) £6.00

Coast Guard; Customs & Excise Trinity House Monitoring Officer Rank Slides M4T395 Trinity House Monitoring Officer Rank Slides Facing Pair Bullion (Pair) £16.00

Shoulder Titles (Air Force)

Air Force BW Indies (British West Indies) - RAF Z1I687 BW Indies (British West Indies) - RAF Shoulder Title - WW2 Embroidered (Single) £20.00

Air Force Queens University Air Squadron (Belfast) Z1H658 Queens University Air Squadron (Belfast) Shoulder Title Embroidered (Single) £6.00

Air Force Trinidad - Royal Air Force WW2 Shoulder Title Z1I688 Trinidad - Royal Air Force WW2 Shoulder Title Lt Blue On Dark Blue Embroidered (Single) £20.00

Air Force University Of Liverpool Air Squadron Z1G829 University Of Liverpool Air Squadron Shoulder Title Embroidered (Single) £5.00

Foreign Air Force 408 Squadron Royal Canadian Air Force Shoulder Title Z5S964 408 Squadron Royal Canadian Air Force Shoulder Title Green On Olive Embroidered (Single) £3.00

Foreign Air Force 427 Squadron Royal Canadian Air Force Shoulder Title Z5N897 427 Squadron Royal Canadian Air Force Shoulder Title Green On Olive Embroidered (Single) £3.00

Foreign Air Force 430 ETAH (Escadron Tactique Aeroporte D'helicoptere) Z5S963 430 ETAH (Escadron Tactique Aeroporte D'helicoptere) Canadian Shldr Title Embroidered (Single) £3.00

Foreign Air Force 444 Squadron Royal Canadian Air Force Shoulder Title Z5S968 444 Squadron Royal Canadian Air Force Shoulder Title Green On Olive Embroidered (Single) £3.00

Foreign Air Force Australia - Slip-On Shoulder Title Z5E699 Australia - Slip-On Shoulder Title Blue On RAAF Blue Embroidered (Single) £4.00

Foreign Air Force Australia - Slip-On Shoulder Title Z5U365 Australia - Slip-On Shoulder Title Sky Blue On Navy Embroidered (Single) £4.00

Foreign Air Force Australia - Slip-On Shoulder Title Z5T589 Australia - Slip-On Shoulder Title Sky Blue On Stone Embroidered (Single) £4.00

Foreign Air Force Republic Of Sierra Leone Air Wing - Shoulder Title Z5P204 Republic Of Sierra Leone Air Wing - Shoulder Title Black On Olive Green Embroidered £4.00

Foreign Air Force Royal Australian / Air Force - Shoulder Title Z5J386 Royal Australian / Air Force - Shoulder Title White On RAAF Blue Woven (Single) £2.50

Air Force Branch & Qualification Badges APM (RAF Assistant Provost Marshal) Black/Red/Black Z7N951 APM (RAF Assistant Provost Marshal) Black/Red/Black Slip-On Woven (Single) £3.00

Air Force Branch & Qualification Badges RAF / Regt (RAF Regiment) - On Small Rectangle Z7U670 RAF / Regt (RAF Regiment) - On Small Rectangle Black On Olive Embroidered (Single) £4.00

Air Force Branch & Qualification Badges RAF Band - Central Band Shoulder Title Z7D168 RAF Band - Central Band Shoulder Title Bullion On Dark Blue Bullion (Single) £8.00

Air Force Branch & Qualification Badges RAF Band - Central Band Shoulder Title Z7Q575 RAF Band - Central Band Shoulder Title Gold On Dark Blue Lurex (Single) £8.00

Air Force Branch & Qualification Badges RAF Regiment - Curved Shoulder Title Z7O667 RAF Regiment - Curved Shoulder Title Black On Olive Embroidered (Single) £2.50

Air Force Branch & Qualification Badges RAF Regiment - Curved Shoulder Title Z7P604 RAF Regiment - Curved Shoulder Title Brown On Desert Camo Embroidered (Single) £3.00

Air Force Branch & Qualification Badges RAF Regiment - Curved Shoulder Title Z7B369 RAF Regiment - Curved Shoulder Title On Dark Blue Post-72 Embroidered (Single) £2.50

Air Force Branch & Qualification Badges RAF Regiment - Curved Shoulder Title Z7S145 RAF Regiment - Curved Shoulder Title On Older Dark Blue Embroidered (Single) £5.00

Air Force Branch & Qualification Badges RAF Regiment - Curved Shoulder Title Z7O059 RAF Regiment - Curved Shoulder Title Small For Mess Kit Bullion (Single) £5.00

Air Force Branch & Qualification Badges RAF Regiment - Curved Shoulder Title - Desert Z7R006 RAF Regiment - Curved Shoulder Title - Desert Dark Brown On Brown Embroidered (Single) £3.00

Air Force Branch & Qualification Badges RAF Regiment Epaulette Slide Z7D228 RAF Regiment Epaulette Slide Black On Olive Green Embroidered (Single) £4.00

Air Force Branch & Qualification Badges RAFP (Royal Air Force Police) On Black/Red/Black Z7E546 RAFP (Royal Air Force Police) On Black/Red/Black Slip-On Woven (Single) £3.00

Air Force Branch & Qualification Badges Royal Air Force Police Auxiliaries Shoulder Title Z7L183 Royal Air Force Police Auxiliaries Shoulder Title Blue On Sand Post-72 Woven £12.00

Royal Observer Corps Royal Observer Corps - Shoulder Title Z8J276 Royal Observer Corps - Shoulder Title On Dark Blue Post-72 Embroidered (Single) £2.50

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Button Catalogues

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