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Old 21-05-20, 03:56 PM
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Im after a War time ( 2nd World War ) issued Parachute Regiment cap badge please, anyone got any spares. I'd rather buy off a Forum member than a dealer.
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Old 22-05-20, 08:45 AM
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Hi Andy,

I noticed one on e...bay this morning being sold by 2747 Andy who I believe is also a forum member. listing number is 392807813416

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Old 22-05-20, 09:34 AM
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Hi Andy,

I noticed one on e...bay this morning being sold by 2747 Andy who I believe is also a forum member. listing number is 392807813416

Steve
He is banned actually.

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Old 22-05-20, 09:44 AM
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Simon,

Thanks, I had no idea, was just trying to be helpful, obviously a reason behind it but I have no interest and don't wish to know. As stated just trying to help and hope I have not ruffled any feathers, or raised anyone's blood pressure. If I have then please accept my apologies.

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Old 22-05-20, 09:49 AM
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No not a problem.

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Old 22-05-20, 04:52 PM
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Ridiculously over priced. You can pick them up for half that.
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Old 22-05-20, 06:10 PM
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I wouldn't accept a free cap badge of that bloke.
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Old 22-05-20, 07:00 PM
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Twenty quid would certainly be a bargain these days, but, it is possible to be lucky with ebay and on occasion, they can be had for even less.


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Old 23-05-20, 09:59 AM
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Problem is Frank that genuine ones on ebay get snapped up and then reappear on dealers' own ebay listings at twice the price.

It was only a few years ago that 20 was not that uncommon but unfortunately there has been price inflation.
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Old 23-05-20, 06:58 PM
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50 on some dealer sites for a Para cap badge.
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Old 23-05-20, 07:14 PM
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There’s definitely a bit of a racket with Para badges due to their desirability. One banned member and dealer who is again lurking in the background here used to openly say he always attempts to buy up all these badges to have a ‘controlling stake in the market’ or words to that effect.

Dealers list prices range fantastically with this Regiment from 25-65 for the standard KC version.

In my opinion don’t pay a penny more than 30 all in for a standard one, there really are plenty out there. On eBay you may get lucky and land one for under 25. As Alan says these have seen some unwarranted inflation recently unlike many other badges.
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Old 23-05-20, 07:23 PM
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So twenty quid would be a bargain then!


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It was only a few years ago that 20 was not that uncommon but unfortunately there has been price inflation.
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Old 23-05-20, 08:55 PM
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Just acquired one off British Army Badges 25, a little bent though. I wouldn't pay any more for one.
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Old 24-05-20, 07:38 AM
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Twenty five quid is okay these days, you do begin to wonder about the awful prices being sought, given the large numbers of badges manufactured.
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I don't remember them being hard to find, but they seem like toilet rolls a few weeks back for the past couple of years
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