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Old 14-06-19, 10:09 PM
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Default Royal anglian imps

Here’s a few other types
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Old 18-06-19, 06:36 PM
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Hi here are the Imps possibly Silver? Was told they where used by Leicestershire Home Guard, could these also have been used by Royal Anglian Rgt
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Old 18-06-19, 09:17 PM
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Hi here are the Imps possibly Silver? Was told they where used by Leicestershire Home Guard, could these also have been used by Royal Anglian Rgt
I am pretty sure that a silver imp has never been worn by the royal Anglian Regt. But I do have a Lincolnshire acf band helmet plate with a imp
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Old 19-06-19, 05:23 AM
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Forgot to post images, now done!

What I meant was prior to Royal Anglians, did any of the Rgts before amalgamations have the Imp as a talisman, good luck symbol?
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Old 19-06-19, 07:04 AM
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The 4th Bn Lincolnshire Regiment wore the imp.
(One ref. being "Badges on Battledress" by Jon Mills).
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Old 19-06-19, 07:14 AM
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Hi here are the Imps possibly Silver? Was told they where used by Leicestershire Home Guard, could these also have been used by Royal Anglian Rgt
I think these are souvenir key rings rather than Lincolnshire Regiment arm badges which were of yellow metal with lug fittings on the back.
There are threads on forum, I think, mentioning the Imp, the white metal ones possibly being tramways, boy scouts.....
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Old 19-06-19, 07:47 AM
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There is a thread to a HMSS Officers imp but ORs wore them in GM in pairs as part of 4th Battalion only.
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Old 19-06-19, 10:01 AM
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Hi billy, those three imps are silver earrings/necklace/key did/charm bracelet types. Not military.
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Old 19-06-19, 04:02 PM
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Thanks for the imput lads, I don't need these anyone want a lucky charm?
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Old 19-06-19, 08:56 PM
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The Imp is a Lincolnshire thing.... I think it was the 4th Lincs Regt that wore it originally? The Imp comes from a "grotesque" in Lincolnshire Cathedral.
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