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Old 04-05-21, 11:48 AM
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Default RGJ collars with unusual clips

Gents, on further reviewing & cataloguing my collection, I found these RGJ collars, with pin and clasp - however the clasp is a green plastic. The label appears to be 1980's looking.

Anyone seen or know anything about these unusual fastenings?
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Old 04-05-21, 12:45 PM
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Gents, on further reviewing & cataloguing my collection, I found these RGJ collars, with pin and clasp - however the clasp is a green plastic. The label appears to be 1980's looking.

Anyone seen or know anything about these unusual fastenings?
They were known as "dammits" and were a locking clutch pin fitting. Apparently they were 'short lived' as they frequently snapped , causing the owner to either prick themselves or the badges to get lost ..... hence the name !


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Old 04-05-21, 01:25 PM
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Aha! Thanks Mike. That's why we don't see many of them then.
Interesting that the MOD clearly went with them for a while.

Regards all

Bess
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Old 04-05-21, 02:41 PM
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I have a pair of these to mate. Same label on the packet and green clips.
Theres some on e..y at the moment,quite cheap too.
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Old 04-05-21, 03:10 PM
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Thanks Mike, I have no idea where these came from, but had them a while.
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Old 05-05-21, 01:23 PM
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Thanks Mike, I have no idea where these came from, but had them a while.
Mine came from e..y
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