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Old 13-06-09, 05:32 PM
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Default Cape VSV cap badge

May i ask what V.S.V. stands for? Vintage of badge? Thanks in advance!
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Old 14-06-09, 08:07 PM
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D.R.A. stands for Defence Rifle Association, so I would think V.S.V. stands for Verdediging Skiet Vereeniging, not sure though. This badge was worn just prior and through the Second World War. There is the same badge for Transvaal, Natal and the Orange Free State. Have a good evening. Regards Andrew
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Old 15-06-09, 10:18 PM
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Hello Gents,
Here are the Transvaal and Orange Free State badges.
It is interesting to note that due to harsh experience in the Boer conflict British interest in civilian rifle practise grew.Getting your eye in before getting there!
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Old 16-06-09, 09:39 AM
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Thank you everybody, now it's prefectly clear!
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Old 18-09-09, 03:12 PM
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Are mine the same badges as post nu 3.

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Old 18-09-09, 08:53 PM
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Hi Walter, yes yours are the same. The OFS and Cape had the same size badge for the cap and collars and Natal and the Transvaal also had the same size for cap and collars, but they had left and right collars. All of them had a much smaller badge for mess dress. Regards Andrew
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could you give me some information on a natal v.s.v. d.r.a.badge thank you
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Old 07-06-12, 08:54 AM
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Here are all 4 DRA badges.

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Here are all 4 DRA badges.

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Hi Steven, thanks for the image, would vertical lugs be for collar badges and horizontal for cap badges?

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Hi Steven, thanks for the image, would vertical lugs be for collar badges and horizontal for cap badges?

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Hi Wayne,
I think it was the other way round... the same as the Signal Corps badges. Vertical on Cap and horizontal on collars.

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Super, thanks Steven

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