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Old 26-09-14, 05:13 PM
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Default Wessex Gaunt London

Picked up today, nicely marked on the slider and on the back JR GAUNT LONDON

I assume a good one and it has traces of a gold wash that has worn away.

thanks for any help or comments.
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Old 26-09-14, 05:47 PM
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Jerry,
it is genuine but rubbed to death, a common badge and probably worth pennies in that condition?

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Old 26-09-14, 06:08 PM
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Thanks Andy, it was a few 's rather than pennies, but no worries.
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Old 27-09-14, 11:55 AM
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With that mark I think you can safely state that it is 1958-68 regular Wessex bde rather then the identical but later Wessex Regt TA.
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Yes Alan.
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Old 27-09-14, 10:23 PM
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I had assumed with Gaunt London it would be the earlier badge for the brigade rather than regiment so good to get that confirmed. It was part of a group I bought, at least all seem to be real so far, so not a bad day.
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I had assumed with Gaunt London it would be the earlier badge for the brigade rather than regiment so good to get that confirmed. It was part of a group I bought, at least all seem to be real so far, so not a bad day.
Hi Jerry,

Although a few A/A badges were faked and other unofficially commissioned by naughty dealers there are, in fact, very few dodgy A/A cap badges.

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Old 28-09-14, 06:40 AM
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Hi Jerry,

Although a few A/A badges were faked and other unofficially commissioned by naughty dealers there are, in fact, very few dodgy A/A cap badges.

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Thanks Chris. With this one, double marked and all I was sure it was a good one. I am only slowly getting into these in a small way so not at all up on them.
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