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Old 12-10-16, 04:05 PM
Monty Cassino Monty Cassino is offline
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Default Lost LRDG silver cap badge/sweetheart

Dear Members - rather tragically i have lost an LRDG silver cap badge in its Cairo jewellers box. I was attending the LRDG association lunch last Saturday in London and brought two up to show to interested parties. This is clearly a long shot and it could be anywhere between London and Brighton! Taxis, trains and other relevant places have been contacted to see if it has been handed in. You just never know..some kind soul might do that..or it may turn up on ebay or at a fair one day! Reward def offered if anyone spots it! I am including a picture of it just in case!
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Old 12-10-16, 07:06 PM
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Heres hoping you find it wish you well!!!
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Old 12-10-16, 08:08 PM
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Hi Monty Cassino,
Really sorry for you. You have to pay expensive price to get it....
You got it from a seller ?
You were sure your badge was authentic ? William Darby Jewellery in Cairo took this name in 1950. Before it was Alfred Horatio Darby jewellery.
This badge look really to the commemorative post war one... just one leg of the scorpion was broken....
Good Chance
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Old 12-10-16, 08:10 PM
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Just to confirm what I say
http://www.whdarby.co.uk/our-history/
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Old 12-10-16, 08:37 PM
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Very interesting! Thanks for that....it has the service no of the relevant LRDG member on the back......which matches records....
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Old 12-10-16, 08:43 PM
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Unfortunately, this is never a proof of authenticity but a way to get a badge for good ..
It's easy with the books on the LRDG to find a name and serial number.
sorry for you
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Old 16-05-19, 02:19 PM
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Now on eBay?...

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/233228644417

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Old 17-05-19, 04:39 PM
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Keith..interesting....not my badge sadly....mine had service nos stamped in the back as well and also the box is different......thanks though!
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