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Old 17-08-14, 04:06 PM
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Default SAN Nutria mustering badge

Does anyone know of or have seen a SAN Marine mustering badge yellow screen print on nutria? If so a photo or info will be most helpful.
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Old 21-08-14, 06:12 AM
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Hi Neville
I've never seen one but it is possible some may have been made when the navy briefly changed to nutria in 1982. I doubt if any were issued though.
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Old 25-08-14, 05:33 PM
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My thoughts aswell, in 8 years of collecting SAN mustering badges have never heard of or seen a nutria mustering badge. I asked the question because another poster on a fourm insists that the marines were made and issued.

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Old 26-08-14, 02:32 PM
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Hi Neville
Sorry, he may be right on that one. I think there may have been a Marine branch one but not for any of the other trades. Mostly the marines osed the blue on white and gold on black though. I assumed the question was referring to the period when the blue navy wore browns for a while.
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Hi Alex,
Sorry should have mentioned it we are just talking about the Marines. But I agree with you I don't think the Marines would have worn a mustering badge on nutria. I know in the early "marine" days we wore yellow (safron) on black rank badges with our nutria bush dress, but still navy style with rank only on left arm.

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Old 27-08-14, 04:24 PM
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Hi Neville
Definitely needs a bit more investigation, I'll ask around.
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