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Old 08-07-19, 07:14 PM
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Is the Green Howards error badge (Kings Crown) only a WW2 cap badge? It wasn't made after the war as well?

Also is this an original example?
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Old 08-07-19, 07:15 PM
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Old 08-07-19, 07:42 PM
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Yes it's original. I don't have dates of manufacture but they were made in large numbers.

The 1944 plastic version which replaced it had the correct coronet.
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Old 09-07-19, 06:53 AM
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Excuse my ignorance, but is the badge in question an error because of the crown?
I do have one exactly the same as the badge shown.
What should the badge be like?
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Old 09-07-19, 07:30 AM
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This is the correct version with the Princesses' coronet.
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Old 09-07-19, 07:54 AM
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Thank you Alan for your response, appreciated

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Old 10-07-19, 01:40 PM
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Thank you Alan O. for your help.

So if I want a 100% WW2 era cap badge, the plastic type would be the way to go?

Is there any problems with the plastic cap badges deteriorating? I've seen quite a few warped para badges, but I'm not sure if its just a manufacturing flaw or time itself causing it.

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Old 10-07-19, 08:37 PM
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The one you show in the opening post is your best bet for a genuine WW2 cap badge for the Green Howards.
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What about this version? The Crown is not pierced.
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Is this a genuine wartime example?
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It looks like a genuine WW2 example to me.

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Old 11-07-19, 09:38 AM
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Is this a genuine wartime example?
It looks like a genuine WW2 example to me. The slider is attached in such a way as to preclude a pierced crown.
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Old 11-07-19, 01:33 PM
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It looks like a genuine WW2 example to me. The slider is attached in such a way as to preclude a pierced crown.
Thanks for your help.

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