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Old 19-06-21, 09:44 AM
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Thoughts on this one please?
Not an example that matches the slider types I have
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Old 19-06-21, 01:00 PM
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The quality of the crown isn't very good imho. The jewels ?
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Old 19-06-21, 01:14 PM
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The quality of the crown isn't very good imho. The jewels ?
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Jewels not appealing?

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They don't look in line to me, maybe my eyes ?
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Old 19-06-21, 01:59 PM
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Indeed they do look a bit uneven?
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If it came out of Bedale Car Boot sale I saw it last weekend itís a wrong un. Personally I have not seen MGC OR badges on loops the finish has as modern shine and details are poorly executed.
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Old 19-06-21, 03:07 PM
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I wouldnít know I donít do car boot sales ))
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Two things struck me about it. First the small area between the crown and guns - there seems to be a space filler. I don't recall seeing that on other badges. Second there is flash around the edges, especially inside the crown. Not one I would want.

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Two things struck me about it. First the small area between the crown and guns - there seems to be a space filler. I don't recall seeing that on other badges. Second there is flash around the edges, especially inside the crown. Not one I would want.

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Hey Terry like this you mean?
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If it came out of Bedale Car Boot sale I saw it last weekend itís a wrong un. Personally I have not seen MGC OR badges on loops the finish has as modern shine and details are poorly executed.

When I first saw this badge I thought it was fake but the comments so far are making me believe it is original!
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Old 19-06-21, 05:27 PM
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Well with 3 loops it's not an original British ORs badge.
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Old 19-06-21, 06:29 PM
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Alan yes indeed it has the same lugs as the New Zealand type mgc badges I noticed after I posted the thread, oh the metal type has a colour of those badges as well.
It is full size or same size as a british mgc I donít have a New Zealand type to compare ?
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All NZ Machine Gun Corps illustrated in "Regimental badges of New Zealand" have "NZ" below the machine guns.

Does your badge show any signs of having "NZ" broken off?

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Chay, Look at this thread and then at Nozzer's 10th and 11th post the latter has a very nice original badge.

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/fo...=machine+corps

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All NZ Machine Gun Corps illustrated in "Regimental badges of New Zealand" have "NZ" below the machine guns.

Does your badge show any signs of having "NZ" broken off?

Rob

Hi Rob,
I cannot see any trace of NZ once attached I check with scope it has a nice sheared edge )
The lugs are set in gold braze like this example
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