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Old 14-11-20, 09:00 AM
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Originally Posted by kingsley View Post
Years ago I was told by an old-time collector, a reliable source, that he actually saw a hat badge of the 71st Infantry with a distinctive design. Apparently only two or three trial strikings were ever made and never adopted by the regiment. Certainly one of the rarest 1912-18 badges.
that reminds me kingsley, i think i have a rubber mold of that badge somewhere. made from the original dies. wil try and find it
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