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Old 03-12-21, 07:54 PM
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Hi everyone
I'm looking information about this badge.
It's an insignia of the South African Constabulary (Baden-Powell's era 1900-1909). I don't sure if it's was for uniformity (with the uniform or hat) or for civil use.
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Old 03-12-21, 10:44 PM
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Hello Fernando, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
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An interesting and likely unique badge, choice of crown is perhaps a little curious? Are you able to show the complete group photo at all, please?
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Are you able to show the complete group photo at all, please?
Photo was posted on AngloBoerWar forum 7 year ago , a couple of people on here should remember it .

https://www.angloboerwar.com/forum/2...ulary?start=12

Edit : Found description on another site.
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Sergeant G. Wright, (seated center ) South African Constabulary
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Found a very interesting site that others may find useful.

https://www.soldiersofthequeen.com/s...outhern-africa

It contains a page specifically about Sergeant G. Wright.

https://www.soldiersofthequeen.com/gwrightsac

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Old 04-12-21, 12:28 PM
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Thank you for reply
The picture isn't my. I found it on the forum, looking for information about this badge. I saw the photo of the SAC and I thought that this badge could be a hat's badge, I'm not sure. Has anyone seen it before? Can you help me? o Just a badge of a SAC that was proud to be one?
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Old 04-12-21, 03:05 PM
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"Be Prepared", can this be an optional hat badge? I have seen photographs of SACs with other hat insignia, in addition to the official one.
A Troop Sergeant Major or Q.M.S badge? I say it for the crown.

Can be it a badge for use without an uniform?

PD: this is the enlarged photo.
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Old 08-12-21, 07:18 AM
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It is just a Victorian crown, perfectly normal, I would think it was made to order by one of the Rand jewellers.


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