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Old 01-10-19, 09:30 PM
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Hello gents,

I think this example is authentic but I'd really appreciate your opinions.
I understand there are some good copies out there but I'm not certain what to look for.

Thanks very much for any help you can provide.
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Old 01-10-19, 09:43 PM
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Very fake sadly. Note the die flaw between the crown and F. These have been around since the 1970s so sad to say some of the earlier fakes have acquired convincing patina now being nearly 50 years old.
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Old 01-10-19, 10:29 PM
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The die flaw!
I had completely forgotten about that.
Thank you Luke!
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Old 02-10-19, 10:00 AM
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Happy to help. I do not believe this badge existed in unvoided form akin to RE and RA 1916 issues intended to save time/labour.

Iíve never seen one but if anyone did happen upon an unvoided RFC from a genuine die I would say itís an unfinished badge rather than an issue item. Never say never of course but I think anyone seeking a genuine solid RFC badge is chasing rainbows.
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Old 03-10-19, 03:31 PM
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Like the pink polish!


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Hello gents,

I think this example is authentic but I'd really appreciate your opinions.
I understand there are some good copies out there but I'm not certain what to look for.

Thanks very much for any help you can provide.
Roy
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Old 04-10-19, 07:13 AM
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Like the pink polish!
I don't understand how the fakers think have polish on the FRONT of the badge would make it look authentic???
Idiots...
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Old 04-10-19, 08:32 AM
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Here is my RFC badge. Can you comment on this please? Cannot show rear of badge at this time as away from home at the moment.

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Old 04-10-19, 09:08 AM
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Same as the one in the opening post.
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Old 06-10-19, 10:36 AM
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Indeed, all part of the game.


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