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Old 07-03-20, 02:38 PM
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Default Frosted Parachute Regiment cap badge.

I am not sure if frosted is the correct term but it definitely has a subdued finish. Is this unusual or how they were issued?
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Old 07-03-20, 04:24 PM
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Could well be the known version of this badge which has a silverwash finish. It is not very durable which is why you can see the brass base showing through.

You can find some old posts on the forum about this.

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Old 07-03-20, 06:44 PM
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I tend to just leave badges alone, it is just age, give it a wipe if you feel the need to.

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I am not sure if frosted is the correct term but it definitely has a subdued finish. Is this unusual or how they were issued?
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this one has gone through the "wars", literally. and beyond ! mechanic, coalman.
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Old 12-03-20, 04:50 PM
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this one has gone through the "wars", literally. and beyond ! mechanic, coalman.
An Air Drop coal delivery round, now that is a sight worth seeing. Free drop 56 lb sacks of coal at the end of each road followed by a stick of burly paratroopers to deliver them to the door. That should keep the housewives happy

Thank you for posting.

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digressing, the " clubman " flew Corsairs in the Pacific and the "Coronaman" drove bowsers.
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