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Old 28-02-09, 08:23 AM
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Hi,
I was wondering if that is sugar cane on the right & it's a West Indies badge??

Regards, Wayne
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Old 28-02-09, 11:27 AM
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Hi Wayne, It may be. I just wish I could get a possitive ID on it. Thanks for the comments. Andrew
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Old 27-01-12, 04:58 PM
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Hi, this one has been dormant for a very long time. Has anybody picked up some new knowledge, or somebody new joined who may be able to ID this badge. Please have another look. Regards Andrew
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Old 27-01-12, 11:21 PM
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Hi Andrew.

A mystery indeed.

I love the occasional challenge.

I've spent the past 3/4 s of an hour or so on t'internet trying all sorts of stuff with the letters, even trying Windsor Castle Volunteers and Victoria's Witch's Convention.............it wasn't them.

I do believe that, as has already been mentioned, it is connected with The West Indies Regiment. It certainly has the same wreaths as a couple of their badges.

This for example, minus the ribbon where the wreaths join:

http://www.cariwave.com/the_british_...s_regiment.htm

How about West Carribbean Volunteers.....but I can't find anything on that either.

Or Western Cape Volunteers, but that's not mentioned either.

I love a mystery, there is somebody who will always have the answer.

Nice badge by the way.

Hope the answer is not too long in coming.

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Old 28-01-12, 06:12 AM
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Hi, Thank you for the comments so far. It looks like WVC. It has 3 screw fittings on the back. The sizes are, height about 50mm and width about 55mm. Please let me know if you find anything. Regards Andrew
WVC it is Its a Boer War period item from early QVC period Yeomanry IMO....... " W______ Volunteer Cavalry" .... I think its a crossbelt fitting?
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Old 28-01-12, 08:03 AM
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Hi Andrew.

A mystery indeed.

I love the occasional challenge.

I've spent the past 3/4 s of an hour or so on t'internet trying all sorts of stuff with the letters, even trying Windsor Castle Volunteers and Victoria's Witch's Convention.............it wasn't them.

I do believe that, as has already been mentioned, it is connected with The West Indies Regiment. It certainly has the same wreaths as a couple of their badges.

This for example, minus the ribbon where the wreaths join:

http://www.cariwave.com/the_british_...s_regiment.htm

How about West Carribbean Volunteers.....but I can't find anything on that either.

Or Western Cape Volunteers, but that's not mentioned either.

I love a mystery, there is somebody who will always have the answer.

Nice badge by the way.

Hope the answer is not too long in coming.

Regards
Brian
Thank you Brian. I have found another person who has one, but also doesn't know what it is. I will keep on scratching. It is a beautiful badge, so I hope I do find the answer. Regards Brian
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Old 28-01-12, 08:04 AM
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WVC it is Its a Boer War period item from early QVC period Yeomanry IMO....... " W______ Volunteer Cavalry" .... I think its a crossbelt fitting?
Thanks Griff. "W" what is the question. I hope somebody can fill in that blank. Regards Andrew
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Old 13-08-16, 08:58 AM
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Hi, I'm just moving this up again to see if there is any new info come to light. Let's hope I can settle it. Have a grand day. Andrew
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Old 13-08-16, 04:36 PM
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You don't think it is South African?

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Hi, This badge came to light in South Africa. I do not think that it is South African, can anybody positively ID it? Please let me know. Regards Andrew
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Old 13-08-16, 07:21 PM
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Hi Frank, it's just the wreath that makes me think that it isn't. I would love for it to be South African . I would really like to move it out of my unknown box. Can you add anything? Regards Andrew
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Old 12-02-18, 06:33 PM
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Hi, let's give it another shot. Can anyone nail this ID down? Have a great evening. Andrew
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Old 13-02-18, 02:22 AM
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Just a thought, could it be Wainuiomata Volunteer Corps!!

Maybe our fellow New Zealanders could confirm.
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