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Collection - Equipment

Printing Dies and Stamps


Printing die, still in packet, 1952-1960s, as the design was used by both the regular and territorial battalions of the King's Own Royal Regiment.  See below for an example of this design on an envelope.
Accession Number: KO1139/03


Printing die, lion and 'The King's Own'
Accession Number: KO139/04


Printing stamp, lion and 'the King's Own
Accession Number: KO2684/19


Printing stamp, lion and 'The King's Own'
Accession Number: KO2684/20


Printing die of the 10th Lancashire Rifle Volunteers circa 1870s.
Accession Number: KO0345/01

The dies were used to produce regimental stationery such as this:

    

 
'The Wellington Writing Pad' produced by Gale and Polden Ltd, The Army Printers and Stationers, Wellington Press, Aldershot, prior to the First World War.
Accession Number: KO1113/02

    
Regimental Crest (1952-1960s) on envelope.
Accession Number: KO2370/06

 

Only a proportion of our collections are on display at anyone time.  Certain items are on loan for display in other institutions.  An appointment is required to consult any of our collections which are held in store.

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