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Old 26-06-19, 03:37 PM
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I have a all GM East Lancs cap badge but am suspicious of it, can I have the experts opinion please.
Cheers
Sean
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Old 26-06-19, 03:41 PM
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Itís fake sorry.
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Old 26-06-19, 03:57 PM
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Many thanks .....don't be sorry
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Old 26-06-19, 07:22 PM
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I have no idea where the type of Nemes Headress on this badge came from on East Lancashire Badges but it is consistent with fakes to this regiment.
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Old 26-06-19, 08:42 PM
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I don't blame you for any suspicions, quite frankly, I think a glance at the reverse is very telling.


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Hi folks

I have a all GM East Lancs cap badge but am suspicious of it, can I have the experts opinion please.
Cheers
Sean
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Old 27-06-19, 07:05 PM
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In addition to Paul's post, the flicked-back triangular shape on the sphinx's headdress is seen on fakes from the same die in gm, wm, bi-metal, reversed bi-metal and with all sorts of VB titles added too. Without too much exaggeration nearly every other East Lancs badge on ebay appears to be from this die.
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Old 27-06-19, 09:00 PM
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Thanks to you all for your detailed input, it's much appreciated.
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