New Zealand 1st Regiment, Otago Mounted Rifles Pouch Badge
A bi-mental pouch badge to the 1st Regiment of the Otago Mounted Rifles.
This is a Volunteer badge, worn 1902 to 1911, when the 5th (Otago Hussars) Mounted Rifles were then formed. They did not adopted the wearing of a badged pouch.
The badge is in good condition, but tone overall, and traces of old polish in detail.
To back are two bolt fittings, complete with washes and nuts, correct for the period and badge.
No maker mark.