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fearnaught 11-01-22 11:54 AM

Scots Greys
 
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Hi, I recently got this badge, any Idea what time frame and was it usual to polish down the lower wing or just one persons individualism? Thanks in advance and a happy New Year to you all, best wishes Mike

Luke H 11-01-22 03:17 PM

Circa WW2 in my opinion.

fearnaught 12-01-22 07:52 AM

Hi Luke, thank you, any thoughts on the polished wings?, best wishes Mike

Alex Rice 13-01-22 09:48 AM

I would say one person's individualism as I haven't seen one like that before.
Cheers,
Alex

cbuehler 13-01-22 04:26 PM

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Originally Posted by Alex Rice (Post 569959)
I would say one person's individualism as I haven't seen one like that before.
Cheers,
Alex

Agreed. Soldiers sometimes did unique polishing jobs to highlights for effect.

CB

Fatherofthree 13-01-22 10:41 PM

Are the wings polished?

To me it looks as if the left hand wing has been overlaid/filled with something and left to harden, but not so apparent on the other.

Regards.

Brian

fearnaught 14-01-22 07:43 AM

Hi Brian, interesting, unfortunately I'm at work until Sunday. I will definitely give it a look, thanks for all the replies, best wishes Mike

cbuehler 14-01-22 03:27 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Fatherofthree (Post 570010)
Are the wings polished?

To me it looks as if the left hand wing has been overlaid/filled with something and left to harden, but not so apparent on the other.

Regards.

Brian

I believe you are right. Both wings and apparently the chest have had silver solder like overlay put on, for what reason I cannot fathom.

CB

fearnaught 16-01-22 09:26 PM

Hi Brian, well spotted, it does appear to have a silver/ silver solder overlay which has been polished. I'll keep it in the collection as an oddity-vive la difference, thanks to all and best wishes Mike


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