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Old 22-07-21, 05:50 PM
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Help wanted please in identifying this badge.

Corps of Royal Military Police silver anodised by J R Gaunt, B'ham.

Was this badge worn by SNCOs?

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Ian
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Old 22-07-21, 06:55 PM
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No it is just badly made. The Wessex Regt amongst other had the same problem with some of their badges. The same attribution has been made up about those 'silver' ones too.
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Old 23-07-21, 07:51 AM
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Thank you for your reply and explanation. In my view this becomes a collectable item as an "error". I draw a parallel to philately where collectors look for stamps with printing errors and omissions. These can fetch a pretty penny or two.

A topic that is debatable and each collector will have his own view. Personally, although never officially issued, I see the collectability of these "error" badges as an interesting addition to my collection.

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Ian
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Old 23-07-21, 08:27 AM
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The RMP Dress regulations do not include any silver a/a version so any use of them as such is as best unofficial.
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