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Old 22-11-22, 03:28 PM
hindoostan hindoostan is offline
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Default What is this badge?

Thought this was a button hole badge but it has lugs. Is it a collar badge, how old is it and what is the unit. Any info gratefully received.
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John
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Old 22-11-22, 04:13 PM
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Rhodesian or Zimbabwe?

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Old 22-11-22, 04:21 PM
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Description from IWM :

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Small white metal circlet reading "RHODESIAN DEFENCE UNIT", over the bottom of which is a scroll in yellow metal reading "TARISIRA and at the top apex a Zimbabwe bird in yellow metal. Within the circlet, on a green enameled background, a pair of crossed spears in white metal. Labelled "RhDU".
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Rhodesia Defence Unit beret badge

1973 – 1980
https://www.samilitaria.com/SAM/prod...ge-ref-co3074/

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Old 22-11-22, 06:11 PM
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Thanks both. Mine is less than an inch tall and not staybrite. The back appears possibly silver with silver/white metal lugs.
Possibly an officers collar?

Thanks
John
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Old 23-11-22, 04:50 AM
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This may help. I have attached individual badges for better clarity.
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