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Forum: General Topics 12-10-13, 11:22 PM
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Posted By WJ Miller
Another distinct die found...

Found another distinct design variation to add to my collection. I'm lumping this one in with what I refer to as "Type 2", but really it is a little different from all the others.

I acquired this...
Forum: General Topics 04-12-12, 03:42 AM
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Posted By WJ Miller
GL Badge bracelet

As per my earlier post, here is the bracelet (one of two I have) made up of very tiny General list badges. All approx 3/16" high. Appears to be all brass construction, no hint of any gilt work. NOT...
Forum: General Topics 04-12-12, 03:29 AM
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Posted By WJ Miller
hmm... not so ugly!

Well, despite it being of the "ugly" variety, I think it it's actually quite an attractive badge. I've not seen one like that before.

Is it a true multi-piece badge? From the photo you can't...
Forum: General Topics 04-01-12, 04:54 AM
Replies: 31
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Posted By WJ Miller
Type 5 (the uglies)

The worst design in my opinion is the type 5(uglies). Sharp pointed leaf with large, chunky "Canada" scroll and in some varieties a cartoonishly pronounced high relief. The most unelegant looking of...
Forum: General Topics 04-01-12, 04:34 AM
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Posted By WJ Miller
General List Sweethearts

Both pin back. The one on the left is "collar" size, the right is half that. Perhaps the small one is a men's lapel pin? I have a bracelet made of a chain of really small GL design badges (brass...
Forum: General Topics 04-01-12, 04:22 AM
Replies: 31
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Posted By WJ Miller
odd collar

Here is a collar that is hard to classify properly as it seems to have no corresponding design in a cap badge, or none that I have seen to date despite having several examples of this collar. rounded...
Forum: General Topics 04-01-12, 04:15 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,480
Posted By WJ Miller
Hi Tinto, That type is the what i refer to...

Hi Tinto,

That type is the what i refer to as type6, I haven't posted any of mine yet and it is my least favourite of the group (I prefer the type 2's!). I have at least 9 varieties of these and...
Forum: General Topics 30-12-11, 12:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,480
Posted By WJ Miller
Birks Type 2

Hi Rob,

I don't think the Birks marked variety is a scarce badge at all. The Roden badge by far is the most common of the maker marked type 2, followed closely by Ellis. The Geo Lees and Birks are...
Forum: General Topics 29-12-11, 01:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,480
Posted By WJ Miller
Updated the album (Type 3 badges)

Update to my album of General List badges (http://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/album.php?albumid=1362).Have added a comparison of type 2 and 3 collars as well as the the varieties of type 3 cap...
Forum: General Topics 28-12-11, 10:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,480
Posted By WJ Miller
A very nice grouping Bob, you should be pleased...

A very nice grouping Bob, you should be pleased with it. Do you know if that General List badge is maker marked?
Forum: General Topics 23-12-11, 11:45 PM
Replies: 31
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Posted By WJ Miller
Album started

I have started an album of all the different types of Cdn General List badges (http://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/album.php?albumid=1362) (Maple Leaf Type) badges I have acquired to date.

I...
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