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Old 07-06-21, 07:01 PM
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Originally Posted by mike_vee View Post
King died February 1952 , old (King's) badges would be used until new ones (Queen's) could be manufactured.

I don't know when the Queen's Crown badges would've been available, it may not have taken much time as they were private purchase.
Again, I don't know how long it took after King George VI died before the caps were stamped by appointment to the "Late King", or before Herbert Johnson received the Queen's Warrant.
Never say never, but I'd not rush to buy a post 1952 cap badged up with King's Crown insignia and bearing by appointment to the Queen and not the late King.
Whatever, it ain't WWII although no doubt some sellers would present it as such to boost the price.
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