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Old 30-09-17, 04:35 PM
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Greetings Gents,

I'm pleased to say my RWAFF project is coming along splendidly and to that end I have just add my 30th badge to the album (also shown below). This is a nice a/a example in gold finish by Gaunt.

It still surprises me how many variations of this badge are out there and I'm enjoying my continued search for more.

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Greetings Chaps,

I have just added another RWAFF badge to my album and wanted to share it here on this thread too.

One of the reasons I'm so intrigued by locally made examples is you just never know what you will find and how it will differ from standard 'professionally' made examples. This latest example demonstrates this perfectly (photograph attached). It is a very small locally made badge that has a simple pin fitting to the rear. Made of silver and almost certainly cast using a collar badge as a template. Most likely used as a pagri badge or on a fez.

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Very nice addition Roy, it has a hand made beauty to it. I have always found locally made or "in theater" made insignia fascinating.
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Thanks for that Jack,

These theatre made badge my lack the quality of their professionally made cousins but they do have a certain rustic charm all of their own. I also like to imagine some talented chap creating these in the field and perhaps makes a few bob or smokes to trade with fellow soldiers.

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