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Old 09-12-16, 06:12 PM
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Default Canadian made RFC cap badge

I don't usually collect RAF or RCAF but this cap badge caught my eye.

Nicely marked Roden Bros Toronto 1917.

The bottom seems to read RFC 1917, never seen that before.

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Old 09-12-16, 08:41 PM
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Hi Mike
Nice example of a Canadian made cap badge. Your post made me check out my own Roden badge. I note that my copy has stamped the Makers Mark in a different position. In looking at a magnification, could it be that it reads "REG" vs. "RFC"? Somebody will know.
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Old 09-12-16, 08:45 PM
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It says REG
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In digging deeper, I found a collar where it is definitely a "G" in the REG for Registered, as Phil says.
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Old 09-12-16, 09:04 PM
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Coming at this from a different angle, does anyone have an RFC Roden Bros badge dated differently?
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Old 15-12-16, 08:18 AM
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Very nice, not an easy thing to come across these days, whilst your photograph does rather look like RFC, it is not, the dies were marked REG 1917, as has already been pointed out, a nice find.

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I don't usually collect RAF or RCAF but this cap badge caught my eye.

Nicely marked Roden Bros Toronto 1917.

The bottom seems to read RFC 1917, never seen that before.

Mike
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Old 18-12-16, 04:34 PM
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Only ever seen them Roden 1917. Mine are marked the same.
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