New Zealand Otago & Southland Regiment Cap Badge - 1948 to 1964 - Gilt Fired
A single piece, gilt fired brass cap badge to the Otago & Southland Regiment.
Formed in 1948, with the amalgamation of the 4th (Otago) Infantry Regiment and the 8th (Southland) Infantry Regiment, they became the 4th Battalion of the Royal NZ Infantry Regiment in 1964.
Badge is in great condition, with superb gilt to front which comes with the gilt fired finish.
Both long copper looped lugs are firm and original (but slightly pulled).
Maker marked to "J R Gaunt, London".