, everything from embroidered/printed cloth insignia to specialized clothing (even fake labels, i.e.
Trousers, Parachutist) and field equipment have been or are being reproduced.
2nd Punjab Regiment, and officer’s regimental cap badges and collar dogs in silver plate and gilt. II (ISBN 13: 97805841094109474), but these two books, in any condition, are very expensive and represent a major investment.
An excellent book on British and Commonwealth Cap Badges is Military Badge Collecting(several editions) by Gaylor (ISBN 0 85052 758 9). If you decide to invest in either of the Kipling and King volumes it is strongly suggested that you try and find copies of the older editions.
• Not that long ago “intentional misrepresentations” were largely limited to World War II German militaria.