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Old 15-12-19, 10:19 AM
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Default Royal Engineer GVR in Gilt

I recently brought this cap badge - Royal Engineer GVR, Gilt, no maker with a unusual "fixing" to the rear (Please see photo's) A very nice struck gilt badge.
Can you tell what this type of fixing was used for ??

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I would suggest a place setting, maybe for a conference?
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I would suggest a place setting, maybe for a conference?
Phil, rather ornate for a place setting, no where to attach a name card and if there were a number of RE officers......

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Very nice, the gilt is 100%. The fixing is similar to a pagri badge fixing, seen on a few badges.
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I've also seen this as a pagri badge, the triangle being pushed into the folds of cloth.
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Its a purpose made Officers pagri badge and very nice to.

I have a similar RA one.

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Thanks to all for your replies. I did not think of a Pagri badge. This is the first of this type of fixing I have seen.

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Lovely badge. I can tell from the shape of the crown itís made by Gaunt.
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Thanks to all for your replies. I did not think of a Pagri badge. This is the first of this type of fixing I have seen.

Jerry
This is only the third or fourth badge I have seen with this type of Pagri fixture.
The most common types were brooch fittings, but others such as this are sometimes found. Very nice badge.

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Here is my RA gilt pagri badge and it appears so identical at the rear that both must have been made by the same person.

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Great thread.
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