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ravrick 17-05-21 02:27 PM

Black peak cap with ER & crown badge?
 
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Hi Guys,
any idea which area this badge and cap belong to? Is it a branch of the navy?
Cheers,
Rick

Phil2M 17-05-21 03:40 PM

Uk, HM Customs and Excise, possibly :)

altcar73 17-05-21 04:42 PM

Not worn by the former HM Customs & Excise in the UK.

Dave.

bobanodised 17-05-21 05:20 PM

Cap
 
Is there anything on the cap buttons. Pure guess Prison Service?

ravrick 17-05-21 05:47 PM

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Hi, nothing on the buttons, they are just plain brass
Rick

altcar73 17-05-21 06:18 PM

Not HM Prison Service, England & Wales.

Dave.

Phil2M 17-05-21 06:36 PM

I know I have seen one before!!!

Phil2M 17-05-21 06:51 PM

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Perhaps something along the lines of the wardens of windsor castle?

yorkstone 17-05-21 07:08 PM

I Concur with Altcar not British Prison Service
Regards
Stephen

Hoot 17-05-21 09:54 PM

Worn by Governors of British Overseas Territories.

altcar73 18-05-21 08:52 AM

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Originally Posted by Hoot (Post 549974)
Worn by Governors of British Overseas Territories.

Yes, I think you've nailed it!

Dave.

mike_vee 18-05-21 09:35 AM

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Originally Posted by Hoot (Post 549974)
Worn by Governors of British Overseas Territories.

Is the top of the badge stitched on or is it 'free' to accomodate the white overseas/tropical cover ?

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Hoot 18-05-21 11:30 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by mike_vee (Post 550005)
Is the top of the badge stitched on or is it 'free' to accomodate the white overseas/tropical cover ?

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The badge in the opening post appears to be free at the top.

mike_vee 18-05-21 11:45 AM

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Originally Posted by Hoot (Post 550015)
The badge in the opening post appears to be free at the top.

The photo I posted is of the 1995-1999 Governor of Saint Helena Island.

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Hoot 18-05-21 11:53 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by mike_vee (Post 550016)
The photo I posted is of the 1995-1999 Governor of Saint Helena Island.

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That one certainly appears to be free at the top.


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