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Old 13-03-19, 05:23 PM
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Default Unusual Chindit Formation Sign

I know that every Chindit F/S is different due to their being made by hand but this one stands out from all the others that I have seen. It looks more like a Chipmunk sitting on a Persian carpet with a perfume bottle than a Chinthe beside a Pagoda.

If I had the original badge I would probably dismiss it as a copy due to its being so far from the norm and yet, it was undoubtedly worn.
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Old 13-03-19, 05:43 PM
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It certainly shows original photographs can be useful in providing context/evidence!
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Old 15-03-19, 07:38 AM
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A similar patch to that in the photograph...

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Hi Keith - great to see one 'in the flesh' ... certainly looks like it.
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Old 15-03-19, 08:52 AM
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A similar patch to that in the photograph...

Keith
Brilliant, many thanks for posting a photograph. It must be a fairly scarce variant as it is not one that I have seen before, anywhere.

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