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Old 16-08-12, 04:53 PM
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Default Greek badge - date?

Hello,

I have this badge. I know that the design was used in the Korea (see the photo) but I am unsure if it was also used earlier - WWII perhaps?

Could anyone tell me when this badge dates from?



...and in Korea:

Commander of the Greek Battalion poses for a Life photographer, displaying the badge on his US pile cap.

Hopefully the pics have worked.

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Old 16-08-12, 06:45 PM
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Hi BP, Here is a badge from WW2, not quite the same as yours pictured.
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Old 17-08-12, 06:40 AM
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Thanks! That's excellent - could you tell me how it fastens to the rear? Does it use pins too?

Can anyone supply a rough period of production for mine then?

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Old 17-08-12, 06:42 PM
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Hi BP, My badge is cast, has 2 lugs at rear.
Sorry, I do not know much else about it.
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Old 25-08-12, 04:49 PM
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