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Old 07-08-20, 07:38 AM
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Hi all. Does anyone recognise this Lapel Badge? Many thanks for any help.
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Old 07-08-20, 08:28 AM
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Could it be Belgian Police?
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Old 07-08-20, 09:13 AM
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Could it be Belgian Police?
Definitely has similarities.
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Hi all. Does anyone recognise this Lapel Badge? Many thanks for any help.
I think possible Dutch police.
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Old 07-08-20, 04:26 PM
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I think possible Dutch police.
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Not to my knowledge.
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Is the picture not upside down? The position of the stalks of the two sprays of leaves suggest that the design is actually this
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with the sword reversed. The sword is a broken one, i.e. the point is missing.

(Apologies to Spitace41 for taking liberties with the image)
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Is the picture not upside down? The position of the stalks of the two sprays of leaves suggest that the design is actually this
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with the sword reversed. The sword is a broken one, i.e. the point is missing.

(Apologies to Spitace41 for taking liberties with the image)
I agree that this is the intended way to show it, but it is still not the Netherlands Police.
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Old 07-08-20, 06:47 PM
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A button with exactly this design was in a Belgian friend's collection and is in his book on Belgian Police buttons. The sword points downwards.
The button was for the Belgian Police music corps.
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Old 08-08-20, 06:48 AM
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Many thanks for all the replies. I would never have guessed Belgian police. Sadly not my theme, but interesting nontheless. Cheers.
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