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Old 03-24-2016, 07:49 AM   #1
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Seems to be an original one, i am wrong?





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Old 03-31-2016, 05:09 AM   #2
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The purpose of my thread is just to know if you confirm that it's a WW2 era badge.

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Old 03-31-2016, 12:38 PM   #3
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not sure but shouldn't the lugs be in red copper?
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Old 03-31-2016, 11:23 PM   #4
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Yes you are right, most of them are with red cooper but i think that we can find model with no red cooper.

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Old 04-01-2016, 12:33 AM   #5
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Officers private purchase versions have silver lugs.
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Thank you for last confirmation, this badge must be a private purchase.

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Old 04-02-2016, 06:33 AM   #7
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I see the crown has been removed from the top of the badge
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Old 04-03-2016, 01:42 AM   #8
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Here's another one for comparison.

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Nice one Castagain, any info about the initial owner of this badge?

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Old 04-03-2016, 11:48 AM   #10
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Hello Ben,

I wish I did, but no. I found it at a Militaria show in Fayetteville NC in about 1984.

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Old 04-04-2016, 02:51 PM   #11
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not sure but shouldn't the lugs be in red copper?
Not always, this badge was nickel plated after the lugs were applied.

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