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Old 15-09-14, 10:52 AM
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Default T/4/NORFOLK title in w/m?

I can find no reference to this badge It is the same as Westlake 840, but that is I assume brass....

So, is it good or bad?

Many thanks,

Andy

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Old 15-09-14, 12:03 PM
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WM titles were worn on pre-War walking out dress and yours is such an example.

It is original, but appears to have been scraped across the front and then highly polished to remove the scrape marks, thus revealing the sloppy braze joint.

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Old 15-09-14, 12:06 PM
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Andy,

This is from page 57 of Ray Westlakes "Collecting Metal Shoulder titles"

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Old 15-09-14, 04:13 PM
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WM titles were worn on pre-War walking out dress and yours is such an example.

It is original, but appears to have been scraped across the front and then highly polished to remove the scrape marks, thus revealing the sloppy braze joint.

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Thank you Simon.

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This is from page 57 of Ray Westlakes "Collecting Metal Shoulder titles"

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Thanks for nudging me in the right direction Peter. Back to school me thinks

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Old 16-09-14, 08:31 AM
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I can find no reference to this badge It is the same as Westlake 840, but that is I assume brass....

So, is it good or bad?

Many thanks,

Andy
Andy,you should keep this, there's not another one like it.
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Old 16-09-14, 09:24 AM
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Andy,you should keep this, there's not another one like it.
I take it then, that this is a fake?

The hammer is poised
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Old 16-09-14, 09:29 AM
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Nozzer,

We already established in post 2 that it is an original badge.
It is NOT a fake, it is ORIGINAL.

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Nozzer,

We already established in post 2 that it is an original badge.
It is NOT a fake, it is ORIGINAL.

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Yes of course Simon, but from Andrews slightly cryptic response, he would seem to be of the opinion that this is the only one. To me that would seem to indicate that it is a fake.

I hope that he will add some more to this thread.

The comment about the hammer was tongue in cheek.

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Old 16-09-14, 09:56 AM
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Hello Andy,
Are the fitting's on the reverse actually made from copper as the appear to be from your photographs?
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Are the fitting's on the reverse actually made from copper as the appear to be from your photographs?
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They would appear to be Frank.
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Old 17-09-14, 09:38 AM
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Hello Andy,
Yes, that is what I thought, rather odd, as is the position of the top one.
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Nozzer,

We already established in post 2 that it is an original badge.
It is NOT a fake, it is ORIGINAL.

regards
So there go Andy, you now own a very rare title indeed, which was here in Norfolk in 1962 (and on my radar since 1980) and is the only one that I have ever seen a photo off. Sadly there does not seem to be any other Norfolk ones around to compare it with at the moment.
All the best Andrew.
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Old 18-09-14, 03:46 PM
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Andy, keep an eye out for these white metal titles as well
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Old 18-09-14, 07:41 PM
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Thanks everyone

Nice collection Andrew, thanks for showing. I already have a W/M Norfolk title on it's own, but the T/4 had me puzzled.

Again thanks,

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Old 18-09-14, 08:22 PM
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So there go Andy, you now own a very rare title indeed, which was here in Norfolk in 1962 (and on my radar since 1980) and is the only one that I have ever seen a photo off. Sadly there does not seem to be any other Norfolk ones around to compare it with at the moment.
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