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Old 10-03-23, 02:30 PM
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Just curious, were there markings in some of the badges' rear sides?

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Old 11-03-23, 02:24 AM
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Badge #5 is a Jordanian Royal Maintenance Corps badge

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Old 11-03-23, 11:21 AM
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Hi Justin,

Thanks for the heads up on #5. That's very helpful. The transjordanian driver badge has Boutacy London stamped on the reverse. Apart from that there is nothing really helpful. the verdict on #10 is still out since it looks for all the world to be a Gold Coast Territorial Force badge but has Nancy stamped on the scroll instead.

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Old 11-03-23, 11:38 AM
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You're most welcome. If possible is there a rear view shot of #11, #19 and #20? its a low chance but the fixings may tell something of its origin.

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the verdict on #10 is still out since it looks for all the world to be a Gold Coast Territorial Force badge but has Nancy stamped on the scroll instead.
What size it is , collar or cap badge ?

What type of fitting ?

Could the 'raised' G.C.T.F. have been ground off and Nancy then stamped on the scroll ?

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Old 11-03-23, 12:31 PM
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#14 is an Indian 11th Cavalry shoulder title.

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Hi Mike,

#10 is 32x38mm. I have uploaded pictures.
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Old 11-03-23, 12:48 PM
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Hi Justin

Thanks for the identification of the Indian cavalry badge. I wasn't sure I would get that one solved. I have uploaded photos of the backs you requested. Good luck!

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Old 11-03-23, 12:55 PM
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You're most welcome.

#11 is very similar to cockade badges seen in Eastern Europe, looking into that angle should help. I may have seen this somewhere but currently unsure.
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Old 11-03-23, 12:57 PM
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Thanks again Justin.

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Old 11-03-23, 01:07 PM
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Hi Mike,

#10 is 32x38mm. I have uploaded pictures.
Collar badges are listed as Height: 29mm Width: 25mm ,the scroll is a different shape and the 'Nancy' looks like a very amateur job.

Looks like a badly made local/bazaar copy/item.


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Many thanks Mike. Not one of the best in my collection!

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Old 11-03-23, 02:09 PM
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#10 is 32x38mm. I have uploaded pictures.
Bill,

Could this badge be a sweetheart/souvenir/fashion item with NANCY being a girl's name? It doesn't look to be of great quality especially the stamping.

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Thanks David,

Yes I wondered about the 'sweetheart' angle. I think you are probably right and as you say not a great item just a bit of a puzzle when I found it.

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Old 12-03-23, 12:27 AM
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Hi Bill,

If possible, I would like to see better front view photos of #3, 6 and 20.
For #3 best if you can also take a rear view shot.

For #19, based on the manufacturing method and lugs, I surmise looking into Middle-east and African Militaria, especially regions that had British influence. May have some results.

For #8-9 I think font style of the letters is a clue. Currently unlikely they were of Canadian origin. I would like to know its material, condition and lug design.

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