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Old 07-11-22, 01:24 AM
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Hi all,

I wanted to check with you if this badge was a restrike or a fake ?
The crown is voided and I noted a few differences with the non voided crown one.
Thanks in advance
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Old 07-11-22, 01:31 AM
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The voided crown badge is a fake.
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Old 07-11-22, 06:30 AM
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There was a post a long time ago saying another sign of a fake is the laurel leaf overlapping a feather on the right wing as well.
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Old 07-11-22, 09:06 AM
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Just to clarify Alex’s post, bird’s right wing i.e. left side of the badge for the viewer.
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Old 07-11-22, 10:20 AM
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Thank you very much Luke and Alex.
Got it now I see clear haha.
I tried to find a post on the subject but didn't manage to find the main thread on here.
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Old 07-11-22, 10:33 AM
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This is probably the thread you are after…

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/fo...ead.php?t=5368
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Old 07-11-22, 10:48 AM
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the leaf over the wing is the first thing I look for when thinking about good or bad for this badge
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Old 07-11-22, 01:02 PM
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This is probably the thread you are after…

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/fo...ead.php?t=5368
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Old 07-11-22, 09:26 PM
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The voided crown badge is a fake.
Not neccesarily, a number of original ones are shown in one of my albums. However in this case it is.
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Old 07-11-22, 09:47 PM
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Not neccesarily, a number of original ones are shown in one of my albums. However in this case it is.
‘‘Not necessarily’’ ???

The member sought an opinion on the example shown.

I did not say all voided crown AAC’s were fake….
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Old 07-11-22, 11:40 PM
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Thanks guys. Luc is right to mention it as I thought it was one of the sign of copy.
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Old 09-11-22, 07:51 PM
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I did not say all voided crown AAC’s were fake
That is how I understood it, sorry.
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