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Old 25-11-20, 05:01 PM
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Default Whats the one badge / medal that you have always wanted but never have got?

Is there a badge or medal that you have always wanted and can never get?

Share it here!

If another forum member has it (and will never ever part with it) please post a pic so we can all be envious.
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Old 25-11-20, 05:10 PM
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Hi Dan,

Welcome to the forum.

Good question and one I'm sure will get lots of replies.

The cloth 'patch' that I have yet to find is the Great War 'DR' over 'Wheel'. This rare Motorcycle Despatch Rider patch has eluded me thus far.

What's Yours?

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Old 25-11-20, 05:59 PM
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Anodised Inns of Court Regiment (x2).

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Old 25-11-20, 06:11 PM
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Anodised Inns of Court Regiment (x2).

Chris
Only 2 Chris,if my mind is still all there I recall seeing 2 for sale in the last 10 years.

I have one item that I would love.to have . A 1821 belt to the Rifle Brigade,known as "Fame" or "The Angel". There is supposedly also the same design with an "Eagle" on top and also a Victorian crown. I've never seen any sort of image or evidence to support either of these existing . I have a theory regarding the "Eagle"
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Old 25-11-20, 06:15 PM
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Oddly a Suffolk and Essex cyclists
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Old 25-11-20, 06:34 PM
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An Army School OTC cap badge. Only one sold in the last 10 years to my knowledge.
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Old 25-11-20, 06:36 PM
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Two items of equal significance to me, both embroidered name tapes:
  • Head Observer
  • Duty Controller
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My great-grandfather's First World War medals. Sold at auction 30 years ago & presumably still residing in a private collection somewhere.

Who knows, maybe not 'can never get', but very unlikely I feel (on cost grounds if nothing else!).
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Oddly a Suffolk and Essex cyclists
Snap!

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Actually Essex and Suffolk Cyclists.

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Old 25-11-20, 07:56 PM
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Plastic Monmouthshire regiment.
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Old 25-11-20, 08:04 PM
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apart form the Hugh King Monmouths one sold at Bosleys without fixings (so likely to be a sample and never manufactured) is there such a thing?
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My great-grandfather's First World War medals. Sold at auction 30 years ago & presumably still residing in a private collection somewhere.

Who knows, maybe not 'can never get', but very unlikely I feel (on cost grounds if nothing else!).
WOW.

What a set, what a great shame they're not in the family still.

Never say never though.

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apart form the Hugh King Monmouths one sold at Bosleys without fixings (so likely to be a sample and never manufactured) is there such a thing?
Hi Alan,
The one sold in Bosley's was not from the Hugh king collection, it was maker marked Stanley & Sons with blades (sold 30th January 2008).on my wanted list, but would need to win the lottery to buy it though .
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Old 25-11-20, 08:25 PM
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3rd VB Royal West Kent FSC , I've never seen one other than in a blurry postcard.
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