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Old 19-09-20, 04:00 PM
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Default WW1 , 229th Bn. Collars .

Good Morning . Here is a set of collars to the 229th Infantry Bn .,
South Sask.
The reverse side has maker , Crichton Moose Jaw ,
surrounding the top of the wheat sheaf .
Geo H Lees & Co 1916 is above overseas battalion ,
again on the reverse side .
2 different makers ,one contracted out to the other ?
Any thoughts ?
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Old 19-09-20, 04:18 PM
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Yes, there are several instances where two "maker marks" are found on the badges. The 229th was one with the badges probably made by Lees under contract to Crichton.
Res ipsa loquitur
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