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Old 26-03-21, 03:23 PM
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Default Winged bomb,torpedo? badge

Anyone know what this is?...fantasy item?........sweetheart item?
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Old 26-03-21, 03:36 PM
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Anyone know what this is?...fantasy item?........sweetheart item?
An identical badge was discussed here, although with no definite ID other than it 'might' be connected to the USS Flying Fish:

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/fo...Winged+torpedo

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Old 26-03-21, 04:11 PM
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Thanks Graham, did do a Forum search, but nothing came up!
Posted for a friend...bit of a mystery!
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Old 26-03-21, 04:18 PM
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..seen a lot of these over the last couple of years , I think they are a pure fantasy , costume item .
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Old 26-03-21, 04:27 PM
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Ah, yes, that's what i was thinking!
I believe a Dealer has the badge, and my friend was thinking about purchasing it.....
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Old 26-03-21, 08:20 PM
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....save his money, it's better spent on something better !!
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Old 27-03-21, 05:45 PM
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I personally think this is a high quality item and definitely represents something either a US navy submarine or torpedo squadron but the trick is trying to find out what!
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Old 27-03-21, 07:33 PM
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I have owned one, it's cast, and not high quality.
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