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Old 11-12-19, 04:26 PM
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Default Post YOUR BEST FINDS of 2019 badges & militaria

Well the year is soon over again !! We all remember the beginning of the year wondering what treasures will turn up...so here's your chance to share your joy !!!!
Please post those gems you have located for everyone's pleasure.
Merry Xmas to you all
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Old 11-12-19, 04:34 PM
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My best find was this WW1 Prussian Naval Pilots Ehrenpreis.
He shot down five aircraft.
The trophy bring awarded for downing a Russian Sea Plane.
This gem was the result of visiting an antiques fair that I very nearly didn't go to ...just shows you things are still out their...
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Old 11-12-19, 04:39 PM
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The next ticked off my wish list in January was this lovely Flying Tigers DUI.
Which was a cheap buy now !
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Old 11-12-19, 04:44 PM
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.....this was another nice find...an exceedingly rare British made 1917 US Naval pilots wing ....unique
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Old 11-12-19, 04:48 PM
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This was my favorite find of 2019.

1st Demorara Militia circa 1800 - 1802.

Cheerio,

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Old 11-12-19, 05:56 PM
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That's a stunner Roy !
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Old 11-12-19, 05:59 PM
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....I found this gem which is engraved to rear , presented by Kaiser Wilhelm II in 1908.!!
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Old 11-12-19, 10:34 PM
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This lot saved from the bin men.
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Old 11-12-19, 11:47 PM
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Cracking find !!!
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Old 12-12-19, 01:12 AM
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This lot saved from the bin men.
Good lord, what a find indeed....that lot must have had a sorry resting place for quite some years; but fabulous nonetheless.
I would suppose the entire lot is connected with that Green Howards cap?

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Old 12-12-19, 01:22 AM
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.....this was another nice find...an exceedingly rare British made 1917 US Naval pilots wing ....unique
A bit of a rare find it is. Must have never left the UK.

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Old 12-12-19, 03:51 AM
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Default Australian Squadron King’s Colonials collar badges 1904-10

These are the hardest of the Squadron collar badges to find for the King’s Colonials. Pleased to have them in sunshine!

Cheers Dean
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The obligatory Essex Yeo item from me, full dress sabretache for the West Essex YC. This was at the third attempt having been an underbidder the previous two times. I had some time back got the cross belt pouch and was pleased to make the pair.

Second, a gilt pattern Essex Territorial shoulder title worn by SNCOs of the Bn. Small and at the other end of the price scale but the gilt a super finish on this otherwise simple badge.

Happy hunting all.

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EY,

Love the sabretache, third time lucky so well done.

I have been searching for 2 similar sabretach's that I know exist because I have seen photos of them.

Both are for the 7th Lancashire Artillery Volunteers, one with a SEVENTH scroll and the other with a MANCHESTER ARTILLERY scroll.

No idea where they are though.

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The obligatory Essex Yeo item from me, full dress sabretache for the West Essex YC. This was at the third attempt having been an underbidder the previous two times. I had some time back got the cross belt pouch and was pleased to make the pair.

Second, a gilt pattern Essex Territorial shoulder title worn by SNCOs of the Bn. Small and at the other end of the price scale but the gilt a super finish on this otherwise simple badge.

Happy hunting all.

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That Sabretache is stunning.
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