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Old 14-07-19, 08:33 PM
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Is there anyone on this forum who collects American cloth badges/patches?
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Old 14-07-19, 08:49 PM
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Hi, yes, I have a reasonable collection, best wishes Mike
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Old 14-07-19, 09:45 PM
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I might need some advice, can you pm your details please?
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Old 14-07-19, 11:51 PM
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Yes, I know US "patches", what we call SSI or more properly, shoulder sleeve insignia.

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Old 15-07-19, 01:35 PM
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Are you UK based?
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Old 15-07-19, 02:49 PM
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I am an American and live in California.

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Old 15-07-19, 02:59 PM
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Iím after someone UK based because Iíve over 3000 badges
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Old 16-07-19, 04:20 AM
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Incidentally can anyone recommend the best reference book on US cloth patches please?
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I have for 65 years off and on.

Go to ASMIC.org under resource materials they have the references you need.

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Old 17-07-19, 12:43 AM
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Thanks Don
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Old 21-07-19, 06:28 PM
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Hello again chaps,

Right I’ve been through the list and picked a couple of patches that look interesting, with his description and price paid
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Old 21-07-19, 06:32 PM
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Bearing in mind the chap collected these badges I believe from the 70s till he passed.
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Hello again chaps,

Right Iíve been through the list and picked a couple of patches that look interesting, with his description and price paid
Donít know anything about patches but Iíd be very surprised if that patch is from WW2. Back looks modern machine made and synthetic. Looking forward to hearing the views of those in the know!
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