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Old 08-11-17, 06:12 PM
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and no one spotted the very unusual mess dress collar
Iain, do you mean the badge with title? I wondered about that but wasn't sure if it was one badge or two.

I've not come across modern mess dress badges for the unit, so I don't know what the standard badge is but would imagine that any version must be quite scarce.

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Old 08-11-17, 06:35 PM
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Yes Craig, the combined mess dress badge and title but it's actually a prototype and wasn't approved.

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I didn't previously have any mess dress collars or titles to UMR so very pleased; as you say scarce.

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Iain, do you mean the badge with title? I wondered about that but wasn't sure if it was one badge or two.

I've not come across modern mess dress badges for the unit, so I don't know what the standard badge is but would imagine that any version must be quite scarce.

All the best
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Old 09-11-17, 08:15 AM
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Smile badge backing

My apologies, Thanks for that, will know what it is now if ever I come across
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Hi Bob,

not actually a TRF as worn on the shoulder but a backing for the badge.
Origins are in a helmet flash

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Old 09-11-17, 02:33 PM
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Yes Craig, the combined mess dress badge and title but it's actually a prototype and wasn't approved.
Yes, it seems a bit pointless to have a scroll with "Umvoti Mounted Rifles" and then the UMR title below, just in case you weren't sure...
Nice piece to have though, I hope you find it's buddy.
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Old 10-11-17, 03:58 AM
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Interesting observation Alex.

A little gem to have. I believe it was worn by Spouses as a Sweetheart badge after being rejected

regards,Iain.

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Yes, it seems a bit pointless to have a scroll with "Umvoti Mounted Rifles" and then the UMR title below, just in case you weren't sure...
Nice piece to have though, I hope you find it's buddy.
Cheers,
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