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Old 09-04-20, 09:28 AM
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Default Combined Operations metal badges

Hi
Iíve had these two small gilded brass and enamel badges for sometime, can anyone help with what they are?
Thanks
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Old 09-04-20, 10:29 AM
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It is shown on Combined Ops website with a blue enamel ribbon on top and described as " what I believe to be a WWII Combined Operations sweetheart brooch worn by wives, mothers or girlfriends."

Scroll down to "Medals with Insignia"

https://www.combinedops.com/INSIGNIA%20IN%20USE.htm
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Old 09-04-20, 02:15 PM
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I would agree - I have a slightly smaller one mounted on a silver bar and pin - pretty sure mine is a tie pin
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Thanks you both Mikes, the link shows three similar examples, unofficial badge either worn as a sweetheart or tie pin.
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John 1664 - thank you ... yes, that's the one.
All the best
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Weirdly the weapon system doesn't look like a tommy gun.
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Certainly not a Thompson.


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Certainly not a Thompson.
There is a debate on the combined ops site that it might be a pump action shot gun!
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