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Old 17-08-12, 10:21 AM
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Question Unknown felt badge/insignia

Is this even military in origin? My first thought had been to do with the Girl Guides in the UK but its definately not.

Its about 2 inches tall. Black felt. Goldwork. The centre is convex as its padded. Any ideas because I'm stumped.
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Old 17-08-12, 12:52 PM
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I don't recognise it, but I think it looks vaguely German.
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Old 17-08-12, 01:06 PM
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There is a similar picture and question on Google...is it yours?

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Old 17-08-12, 04:05 PM
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It probably is mine. I've also asked on Ebay.com but hadn't had any responses so I thought I'd have more success asking British people incase its from here or Europe.

The 2 designs it slightly resembles is the WW2 German alpine badges and the American Civil War felt cap badges. But any similarities are slight and few.
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Old 17-08-12, 07:33 PM
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It's way off the 'Gebirgsjäger', defo not that, I think you are closer to the Rangerpatrol (apart from it looking bullion!)
I think it looks like a pine cone upside down, there are a number of American 'Pinecone' outdoor groups.

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Old 18-08-12, 12:54 AM
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..................I think it looks like a pine cone upside down...................



....................or a bunch of grapes.

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Old 18-08-12, 09:02 AM
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So it does! I hadn't seen either grapes or a pine cone until you've mentioned it. I'm also thinking a wasp nest but that makes less sense.

That's a big help. I'll try and find out more about these American youth groups/outdoors organisations and take my research in that direction.

Still nothing via ebay.

Curiouser and curiouser...
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