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Old 05-02-24, 10:54 PM
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Nice small badge and although the pin is broken (which I knew about) it is a nice addition to the collection.

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Any idea what it was for Mike?
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Old 06-02-24, 07:27 AM
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Any idea what it was for Mike?
Not really !

Am sending photo to a few people I know to get their opinions/ideas.


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Old 07-02-24, 10:01 AM
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Nice small badge and although the pin is broken (which I knew about) it is a nice addition to the collection.

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The seller thought the badge was circa 1940 but it has a lot of similarities with an earlier "Armistice" badge I have.


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Old 12-02-24, 02:48 PM
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Thumbs up New 2024 badges

The latest set of badges from Poppy Shop.

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Old 17-02-24, 12:02 PM
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Thumbs up MET POLICE

Just got hold of a 2007 pin !

Still hunting for 2012/2014/2017 if anyone has/spots any please let me know. Thanks

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Old 24-02-24, 04:01 PM
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Exclamation Poppy Shop Free Delivery !

PoppyShop have a new free delivery code : FREEPOST

Only problem is when you read the "Terms and Conditions" it states :

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Offer valid until 26 February 2024.
So if you want to save money order now !

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Old 06-03-24, 08:01 AM
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Thumbs up New Poppy Pin

Latest from Poppy Shop appears to be based on the 'plastic free' poppy , size 4.5cm (L) x 2.6cm (W) (brooch fitting). Cost £10.00 + postage.

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Can’t say I like the badge or the price!

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Old 07-03-24, 11:02 AM
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Comparison with 'plastic free' paper poppy.
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Thumbs up Met Police

Just got the 2012 Metropolitan Police pin , now all I need is 2014 and 2017 to complete the set.

If anyone has/spots either , please let me know. Thanks !
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Old 13-03-24, 10:26 AM
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Thumbs up French Fundraising

Spotted a few French Fundraising pins , popped on bids £1.00 above the highest bid and ended up getting these two !

I hadn't realised how small the Poppy pin was but it is a great little item.

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The other one's a cornflower, a nickname for WWI French troops in their blue uniforms wasn't it?
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Old 13-03-24, 10:56 AM
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The other one's a cornflower, a nickname for WWI French troops in their blue uniforms wasn't it?
Spot on Leigh , the first 'bleuets' were produced in 1916 and the British Legion produced a Somme 100 commemorative badge featuring the Poppy and Bleuet.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bleuet_de_France


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New pin now available from Poppy Shop !

https://www.poppyshop.org.uk/product...oppy-lapel-pin


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Poppy Appel DDay80 seems to be same pin
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Old 20-03-24, 10:47 AM
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Poppy Appel DDay80 seems to be same pin
I had heard that "special" pins would be available for D-Day events but now wonder if they are simply the ones already being sold by Poppy Shop ?

Also , Poppy Shop seems to be having supply issues as "Burma 1944-2024" pins ran out within less tahn a week and are no longer showing on the site !

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