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Old 10-09-18, 10:08 AM
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Can anyone please confirm the size of a Rhodesian General Service cap badge? I know they were quite small but I'd like to know if mine is a cap or a collar. It is 29,5mm wide and 31mm high.
Thanks, cheers,
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Old 10-09-18, 10:53 AM
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Hi Alex,
I believe this is a S.Rhodesia Staff Corps collar badge (Post WWII) you have and not a General Service badge.

Let me know when you back in SA, so we can arrange delivery of the badge I owe you.

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Old 10-09-18, 11:13 AM
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Thanks Steven. What is the size difference between the Staff Corps cap and collar badge, do you know? Difficult to tell from photos.
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Alex
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Old 10-09-18, 12:47 PM
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I believe they were originally a different design. I will need to look at my reference books.

Alex,
See this link that shows your collar badge appears to also have been worn as a cap badge.

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/fo...Astaff%2Acorps

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Old 10-09-18, 03:32 PM
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Hi Steven
Excellent, thanks. The reason I wanted it is because they wore it in the SRAF and I wanted one for my RhAF collection, so it looks like it is the correct one. Thanks again, cheers,
Alex
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Old 12-09-18, 07:01 PM
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Hi Alex

I would say a collar, I had a few cap badges in the past and they were bigger than this one, nice maker plate.

Brian
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Old 13-09-18, 12:13 PM
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Thanks Brian. I'll have to keep looking...
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Old 23-09-18, 09:19 AM
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No need to keep looking - the officers of the SRAU wore them. Will post pictures once I am reconnected with my scanner.
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Old 23-09-18, 11:26 AM
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Thanks!
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Old 30-09-18, 04:56 AM
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Default Late 1940s officers with Rh St C badges

Jacklin and Bently with Staff Corps badges on their caps.
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Old 30-09-18, 05:43 AM
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Thanks. I do have a copy of that photo.
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