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Old 30-06-20, 12:24 PM
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Perhaps not quite my holy grail but certainly a badge that has been high on my top 10 wants list for over a decade.

I admit to getting very excited and shaking as I clicked through the Buy It Now process on eBay with the wifeís commentary to my reaction including the sentence Ďyou absolute loserí.

For me itís probably the nicest and best condition Lambourne made Leinster 1916 all GM economy Iíve seen.
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Old 30-06-20, 12:56 PM
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Nicely done Luke, i also hope that a few of my 'wants' may appear this year, i get a feeling that some 'badges' recently seen for sale, are seeing their first outing in a number of years! Good Hunting - Regards Mark
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Old 30-06-20, 12:58 PM
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Well done, a very nice find.

(Your wife's reaction could have been a lot worse with the substitution of the first letter of the noun and the duplication of one of its consonants). They just don't get it do they?
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Old 30-06-20, 01:13 PM
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Very nice Luke, great find, Iíve an unmarked Economy Leinsterís but a maker mark would please me more , my wife has a few words to say about me and my collecting of cap badges

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Now that is nice, always liked badges to this regiment. Well done Luke.
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Not bad for a tenner
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Old 30-06-20, 02:27 PM
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I know the feeling - I've just seen a KLR badge which I have never seen, or heard of, before (but I know where it fits the chronology) - now I just need to acquire it somehow!
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Old 30-06-20, 02:44 PM
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No chance you've accidentally bought a duplicate of one you forgot you had and you need to pass it on at say, 50% profit?
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Old 30-06-20, 02:52 PM
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Well done!
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Old 30-06-20, 04:52 PM
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Many thanks everyone! Still pinching myself.

Sadly no duplicate Leigh but it cost a darn sight more than a tenner. Applying that 50% profit margin it would only just come in under three figures.
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Old 30-06-20, 04:59 PM
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B****r - I took that £10 to be gen. Oh well, well done - though it would've been better at £10.

Where did you find a wife who's prepared to merely sit by and verbally abuse you while you buy militaria on line rather than fight you for control of the phone/iPad/keyboard?

Or is that just her distraction technique while she runs to turn the wi-fi off?
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Great find Luke.

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Old 30-06-20, 05:50 PM
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Fantastic news Luke. A badge I have searched for as well, but with a tad less luck. Really pleased you both found it, and got it.

Cheers, Tim
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Old 30-06-20, 07:32 PM
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B****r - I took that £10 to be gen. Oh well, well done - though it would've been better at £10.

Where did you find a wife who's prepared to merely sit by and verbally abuse you while you buy militaria on line rather than fight you for control of the phone/iPad/keyboard?

Or is that just her distraction technique while she runs to turn the wi-fi off?
Thankfully she was holding the baby at the time which prevented more Ďrobustí intervention and reaction!!!
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Just goes to show what goodies are lurking on ebay and there to be found still.

Enjoy the moment and don't let the boss know how much you paid.

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