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Old 24-06-17, 06:55 PM
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Default Expensive Eritrea Police cap badge on ebay

Words don't actually fail me, but we do have a lady or two on this site. Knew I shouldn't have got rid of mine all those years ago.

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/172739726960?ul_noapp=true

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Old 24-06-17, 07:01 PM
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A badge I would certainly like.

But tempted......I think not....
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Unfortunately our American cousins frequently have expectations which are seldom achieved when it comes to some of their eBay listings! Still I suppose you can't fault their being optimistic..........

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Old 24-06-17, 10:45 PM
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Give it time....The Chinese will produce one for your collection at a fraction of the price.

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Old 25-06-17, 06:29 AM
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The Spanish already do that pal.

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About 20 years ago I was wandering through a street market in London and found an Eritrea Police badge just like the one on ebay. I remember that I paid 45 quid for it, which was a lot of money for a tourist from a weak currency area to pay, but I needed it . But that was 20 years ago so if anyone wants to offer me $2500US for it then its yours ( and may you live a long and prosperous life !) Hell, its a sunny day in the weak currency area I call home, give me $2000US ( offer only open for today )
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I notice this badge has been re-listed, not surprisingly due to it not selling.

I couldn't resist the temptation so wrote the seller politely asking if he has made a spelling mistake on the asking prices.. Not surprisingly he never replied... If it were me I would be rather embarrassed.

Still, a badge I would like to find one day.

In the meantime if anyone has examples they would like to share, it would be nice to see some?

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I notice this badge has been re-listed, not surprisingly due to it not selling.

I couldn't resist the temptation so wrote the seller politely asking if he has made a spelling mistake on the asking prices.. Not surprisingly he never replied... If it were me I would be rather embarrassed.

Still, a badge I would like to find one day.

In the meantime if anyone has examples they would like to share, it would be nice to see some?

Cheerio,

Roy
Hi Roy

Two sold on eBay last week for 41 each, I know as I was the second bidder in both cases, but I don't rate them as worth much more than that and wasn't interested in getting into a bidding war. Another'll turn up.

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Old 04-07-17, 02:51 PM
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Thanks for that Graham,

I have been watching for a while and didn't see the two you mention, so will continue to keep my eyes open.

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