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Old 01-08-21, 01:26 PM
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Default WW2 Canadian officers para collar sweethearts badge

hi all
found this today in a locak antiques shop.
like to hear your thoughts. is it a converted collar or perpously made sweethearts badge?
ive never actually had one of these badges before. lovely item.
and the only other ive seen online had a makers name where this doesnt?
anyway, thanks in advance
bc
btw i will probably be moving it on at some stage as it doesnt fit into my collecting field
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Old 01-08-21, 01:40 PM
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Hi badgecollector, I would lean towards the converted collar. The hasp & pin design did less damage to service dress than the lugs.
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Old 02-08-21, 09:55 AM
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thanks Bill
i gather its a fairly rare badge.
were there more than one maker as this doesnt have the makers marks.
is there a ball park of what its worth?
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There were British and Cdn makers. It has been suggested that the unmarked badges were British made.
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