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Old 07-04-19, 02:29 PM
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These were among a batch of 150 badges I bought recently. Just looking for an idea of how collectable they are if anyone can help please?
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Old 07-04-19, 02:34 PM
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The line of four badges at the top are known as Distinctive Unit Insignia (DUI) and as far as I am aware are collectable. I'm no expert but if you take a look at Ebay sold items with DUI badge in the title and you'll see quite a few sold.

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Old 07-04-19, 02:59 PM
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These were among a batch of 150 badges I bought recently. Just looking for an idea of how collectable they are if anyone can help please?
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The line of four badges at the top are known as Distinctive Unit Insignia (DUI) and as far as I am aware are collectable.
The parachute wings are Thai.

As Simon says the top four badges are DUI's, as are the second four and the last two in the third row. All are collectable but I wouldn't venture to give you a value.

The single wing badge at the bottom may or may not be an authentic pathfinder badge.

Most of the rest are privately purchased souvenir badges, usually available at military shows.

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Old 07-04-19, 03:00 PM
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The para badge is Thai (3rd Class?) they sell for about 5 on eBay.
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Old 08-04-19, 02:21 PM
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The winged torch is a pathfinder badge.
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Old 08-04-19, 09:39 PM
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Top row from left: 501st Aviation, Special Troops Battalion, 75th Artillery, ?
Second row: Oregon National Guard, 5th Infantry Division (2), 115th Infantry Rgt

Third row: Infantry School, 2nd Armored Division, 201st Military Intellegence, ?, 11th Cavalry Rgt.

There are thousands of these. They are very collectible.

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Old 09-04-19, 07:37 PM
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The winged torch is a pathfinder badge.
Is it genuine?
Chinese made fake ones are 7.49 a throw on eBay.
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