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Old 17-06-20, 08:33 AM
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Default ARMY CATERING CORPS PLASTIC COLLAR OR BERET?

Bought small collection of ACC badge and this was in it?
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Old 17-06-20, 08:45 AM
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WWII plastic economy Army Catering Corps cap badge,
339,40 produced (68,162 by Fraser & Glass, 170,878 by Alfred Stanley & Sons), contract dates 25/7/42 _ 5/9/45.
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Old 17-06-20, 09:12 AM
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That is a lot of badges!


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WWII plastic economy Army Catering Corps cap badge,
339,40 produced (68,162 by Fraser & Glass, 170,878 by Alfred Stanley & Sons), contract dates 25/7/42 _ 5/9/45.
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Old 17-06-20, 09:30 AM
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That is a lot of badges!
That’s a lot of cooks
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Old 17-06-20, 09:37 AM
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Any reason for different sizes was the actually meaning of the post, der
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Old 17-06-20, 09:40 AM
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Shrinkage, I'd say, possibly accentuated by minor size differences if they're by different manufacturers.
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Old 17-06-20, 11:51 AM
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An army has to eat!


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An army has to eat!
Very true Frank

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Old 17-06-20, 12:25 PM
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The vast majority of ACC plastic badges that I have seen tend to be unworn, I should imagine rather more were actually made than were issued, notwithstanding, I certainly would not want to dig deep to buy one.
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Old 17-06-20, 01:14 PM
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It looks like you have one from each manufacturer.

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That’s a lot of cooks
Too many cooks perhaps?

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