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Old 02-02-19, 08:41 AM
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Default Indian badges- Parsee Pioneers, NSS, AP

Recent finds.
1st Bombay Parsee Pioneers
1st Bombay Pioneers
Northern Shan States Btn
AP (Andamans/Assam Police?)

the Northern Shan States is a lovely white metal cap badge with a pinfitting - first one I've seen

AP - I'm not sure. I thought it might be Assam Police, but that shuld be East Bengal and Assam Police.

Barry Renfrew thinks there is an 'I' within the alphabets and it is Andaman Islands Police .
But it is definitley and Indian Police badge - I have an exact one to the Bombay District Police - same kind of construction and same maker - initials at the back.
Would have loved to confirm this.
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Old 02-02-19, 08:44 AM
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The AP badge. Found in India in a very old collection
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Old 02-02-19, 08:52 AM
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NSS badge
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Old 02-02-19, 09:02 AM
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A Victorian NSS badge from Ashok's collection. He said he has no objection to me posting it so here's some more eye candy.
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Old 02-02-19, 02:58 PM
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Nice badge Khber - thanks for sharing. Tim
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Old 02-02-19, 03:09 PM
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Thanks Tim,
I've a fondness for all things Burmese and want to get all the BMP battalions but difficult to come by and not often cheap.
The Naga Hills MP made over 250 at bosleys this week. Quite a lot if you ask me!
Regards, Sunil
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Old 20-02-19, 09:05 PM
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Default civ -> mil police

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The AP badge. Found in India in a very old collection

there was an Andamans Nicobar Military Police ( post 1924 wiki )
pic from a misc collection attd
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Old 21-02-19, 06:29 AM
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Yes, have seen a photo of this button before and its one that I would certainly like to have.
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