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Old 09-12-19, 07:45 AM
Jacques Jacques is offline
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Default WW2 SAAF Sweetheart Brooch

I was given this brooch and embroider cloth (Not sure what the cloth was used for) by a lady I work with, as well as some photos of North Africa. It seems that the brooch was carved out of bone and I thought it an interesting article to have. Thought I would share it.

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Old 20-02-20, 08:57 AM
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Hi, late reply I know.
The cloth is a handkerchief. Not so popular now, but widely used 'back in the day'. There are many of them about featuring badges of different regiments/arms of service - it was a nice memento to send back to mother or a girlfriend. Same goes for the brooch, if it was hand made then all the more personal.
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