CANADA! 86th Three Rivers Regiment collection Lot 5

Lot 5 of a specialized collection of badges to the 86th Three Rivers Regiment. PLEASE NOTE! In this lot you are bidding on the item in the first scan only! Any other scans are included to show the difference in the varieties I am currently offering for sale on eBay. Lot 5 is a fine near mint second pattern cap/collar badge (Mazeas MM.233) Full gilt with plated flat cut sheet metal lugs. Maker marked ‘P.W. Ellis Co’ on the front of the badge and ‘1910’ date on the reverse. The regiment was raised from four independent companies of infantry as the Three Rivers Provisional Battalion of Infantry with headquarters at Trois-Rivieres, Quebec effective March 24th 1871. Effective June 4th 1880 the designation was altered to the 86th Three Rivers Battalion of Infantry and to the 86th Three Rivers Regiment May 8th 1900. The regiment was disbanded April 1st 1914 but reactivated October 1st 1915. In the 1920 post WWI reorganization of the Canadian Militia the designation was altered to the Three Rivers Regiment. I am currently selling a large specialized collection of pre 1920 Canadian Militia badges. Due to its huge size and the many different badge varieties this is being listed as per the Daniel Mazeas ‘Canadian Militia badges pre 1914’ catalogue. This weeks offering are badges to the 84th St. Hyacinthe Regiment, 85th (Montreal) Regiment,

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