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Old 08-08-23, 10:27 AM
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Default Greek Sacred Squadron Badge assistance

hi all , need some help on this Greek Sacred Squadron Badge which seems a ww2 british version
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Old 08-08-23, 11:45 AM
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Hello sam, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
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Old 08-08-23, 08:59 PM
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Welcome to the forum Sam.

The Greek Sacred Squadron badge illustrated is not an original WWII item. The cap badge lugs and lack of motto on the reverse are a quick give-away.

If you use the search forum facility you will find original examples and further discussion about Greek Sacred Squadron badges both original and fake.

Please don’t let this experience deter you from collecting, we all learn by our mistakes and advice from other collectors.

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Old 09-08-23, 11:03 PM
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Thankyou for your reply , nice example of the greek version . Did the british make one as well during the war years that you know?
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Old 10-08-23, 07:07 AM
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Thankyou for your reply , nice example of the greek version . Did the british make one as well during the war years that you know?

I don’t think the British made this badge. In many years of collecting I have only ever seen Greek made badges. However, just because I haven’t seen a British made badge doesn’t mean it doesn’t exist, but if it does it is extremely rare!

Images of a crude Greek made badge in my spares/trades box…
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I take it this is a duffer too?
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Correct, it's a duffer
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Old 03-04-24, 10:00 PM
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This one is my example.
A real one.
Best wishes
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Old 03-04-24, 10:12 PM
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Thanks Steve.

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