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Old 04-03-21, 01:08 PM
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Hi all,

sharing this 16th Waikato Regiment cap badge, which came as part of a small lot, recently added to the collection.

Is there a way of determining its vintage? Is it WW1 or could it be later?

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Old 04-03-21, 04:25 PM
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Hi Giorgos,

Earlier badges are of better quality and some would have the J R GAUNT LONDON plaque on back.
I think your badge is of more recent manufacture.

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Old 04-03-21, 04:35 PM
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Thanks for your time and your reply, John!

Was this type of badge issued until 1950 or earlier? It also seems rather hard to find online information regarding the history of the Regiment post-WW1, could you possibly point me towards some source(s)?

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Old 04-03-21, 05:38 PM
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Thanks for your time and your reply, John!

Was this type of badge issued until 1950 or earlier? It also seems rather hard to find online information regarding the history of the Regiment post-WW1, could you possibly point me towards some source(s)?

Regards,
Giorgos
Hi Giorgos,
I'm sorry I can't answer your query but hope others may be able to help.
Regards, John
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Old 04-03-21, 05:45 PM
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Thanks again, John!
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Old 05-03-21, 08:48 AM
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I think this badge is often seen with a voided crown so would venture to suggest (and agree with the other post) that this might be a later version.
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