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Old 18-10-22, 05:51 PM
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Default Royal Engineers EVII Volunteers wm badge

Hello gentlemen,
despite my not always good experiences with badges made of white metal and my problems with lugs, I would like to show you my new addition.
K & K 880, Royal Engineers EVII in white metal. The front has been polished, the back is rather dull gray and shows residues of a polishing paste.
Both sides show a good die struck quality and the lugs look for me reliable (ok, they are not very dark ..... )
I've searched eBay as well as the major dealers' sites and found only one other badge showing this slightly asymmetrical outline of the laurel leaves, sold a few years ago.
Well I hope you like it and I can end my white metal/lugs paranoia....

Thanks for all comments and answers,
kind regards
Markus
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Old 18-10-22, 06:24 PM
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Not a good one I’m afraid.

Also not what I would deem well struck on the reverse.
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Old 18-10-22, 06:44 PM
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Thank you Luke for your honest opinion!
I bought it along with these three other badges and it was the only one I had any doubts about. And when I compare it to my RE EVII gm badge (and the RTR on the pic above it) the embossing on the back really isn't that good. I think I can return it.....

Thanks for the help, i think i have again learned a little bit,
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Markus
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Old 30-10-22, 08:40 PM
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I believe this to be a real one Markus.
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