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Old 29-12-19, 09:17 PM
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Hello All...

Ran across this one recently. Very well struck, excellent quality, 50mm from 12 o’clock to 6 o’clock. Any ideas?
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Old 30-12-19, 12:17 PM
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It is Wrekin college OTC I think.
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Old 30-12-19, 01:05 PM
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Although it is a Lion rampant, it is not Wrekin College (or Wellington College as it was when the badge was worn).

That didnt have the torse below and would have been in GM.

I have found that over the years this is a badge associated with Scottish Volunteer units and is kind of a generic glengarry badge from late Victorian era worn by officers , possibly in several units.

Its also possible its used in a civilian glengarry of the time.

They are always well made and with a brooch fitting like yours.

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The badge minus the torse was misidentified by Hugh King as Wrekin OTC. It was not worn by the school as they wore a different lion with a scroll. The OTC was originally called Wellington College OTC and wore the same badge with a Wellington College OTC scroll before it changed title.
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Thanks gentlemen! Hopefully it’s worth the 30£ I shelled out for it!

Happy New Year!

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to add to the mix, same badge worn on a bonnet supplied by Scott Adie Ltd.
38 Conduit Street, London, W.1. EST 1854
BY APP.TO HER MAJESTY QUEEN MARY
no provenance
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Thanks gentlemen! Hopefully it’s worth the 30£ I shelled out for it!
Just spotted one in a joblot of badges , no bids yet and opening bid £7.00.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Job-Lot-V...cAAOSw7RtdyCIk
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