Collar Badge [3rd Auckland Regiment New Zealand Infantry]; New Zealand Army (est...

Name/Title

Collar Badge [3rd Auckland Regiment New Zealand Infantry]

About this object

The collar badge is from the 3rd (Auckland) Regiment (Countess of Ranfurly's Own), New Zealand Rifle Infantry.
The badge depicts an arm clasping a sheaf of wheat, with 'SI SIT PRUDENTIA / 3rd AUCK REGIMENT N.Z. INFANTRY' in a two tier scroll below it.
Maker's name is stamped on the reverse "J.R. GAUNT / LONDON".
There is also a pin mounted vertically to the back.

Maker

New Zealand Army (estab. 1845)

Maker Role

Commissioned by

Place Made

Greater London

Measurements

H 40 W 31mm (H 1 9/16 W 1 1/4")

Credit Line

The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT)

Object Type

Badge, Military/Badge, Insignia/Insignia/Status Symbols/Personal Symbols/08 Communication Artifacts/Nomenclature

Object number

2015.102

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