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Old 29-06-20, 05:59 PM
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Default A Few Assorted Mystery items For Identification Please.

As the title suggests, like almost everyone else I pick up items that I haven's really got any idea what they are. Here are a few for identification please.
1) A large (possibly Thai?) brass badge with three Elephants in the centre of the badge. Appears British made, 3 lugs to the rear
2) Possibly some kind of horse furniture ? Possibly Royal Fusiliers related ? The brass circlet with the motto is quite crudely cast, the central rose is much better quality. Two (fairly short)lugs to the rear
3) Chrome King's crown Bucks Constabulary WR (War Reserve ??) Badge. Any ideas on age (WW1 or WW2 ??) and whether it's a cap, collar or shoulder badge (or even something else ??)
Please be aware that all three will be for disposal once identified.

Thanks in advance

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Old 29-06-20, 06:05 PM
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I can't help but 2 and 3 look interesting badges.

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Old 29-06-20, 06:08 PM
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Just guessing the first possibly Thailand and the last West Riding! More informed members will be able to help l am sure.
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Old 29-06-20, 06:12 PM
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Buckinghamshire Constabulary War Reserve, not sure of the date, sorry. You need altcar73 to find the thread.
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Old 29-06-20, 06:12 PM
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In hindsight the last looks like a liver bird could it be Wirral railway.
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In hindsight the last looks like a liver bird could it be Wirral railway.
Its the Bucks swan
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Old 29-06-20, 06:14 PM
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3 I think is to do with Buckinghamshire Police. WR could be war reserve.
2 I'm sure is the Royal Fusiliers bandsmans pouch badge for the appropriate period cover by a KC

1 I dont have any ideas.
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Old 29-06-20, 06:18 PM
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Thanks for all the ideas so far, I have a feeling number 2 may well be a Royal Fusiliers (Band) pouch badge, 3 is definitely Buckinghamshire - I think War Reserve is probably favourite for that - number 1 proving a bit harder to identify !

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Here is your cap badge being worn by the Queen of Thailand. Possibly for the Royal Guard?
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Old 29-06-20, 06:31 PM
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Number one is Laotian , the 3 elephants are used on Commando and Para badges.

The 6th (Franco) Laotian Commando Badge


The 1st Laotian Parachute Battalion badge
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Here is your cap badge being worn by the Queen of Thailand. Possibly for the Royal Guard?
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Blimey how many different regts is she in ?
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Ok , was off with last post !

The badge is Thai , it is "The 1st Infantry Regiment, King's Close Bodyguard".

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1st_In...nt_(Thailand ))
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Blimey how many different regts is she in ?
She used to be deputy head of the Kings security ....... then married him !
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That's very close protection then
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I forgot, sorry, they are collar badges.

DEFINITELY Buckinghamshire Constabulary War Reserve.
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