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Old 13-03-19, 05:41 PM
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Default SF HQ fantasy patch?

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/SCARCE-WW...UAAOSwSCZch8Yb
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Old 13-03-19, 06:18 PM
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Uuuummmm.
His feedback responses dont exactly encourage you to buy his items.
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Old 13-03-19, 08:24 PM
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Default RE: SFHQ patch

Les Hughes’ website, www.insigne.org, has reference articles posted on it that he wrote in the mid-1990s for the quarterly magazine Trading Post, the publication for the American Society of Military Insignia Collectors (ASMIC). He covered this SFHQ patch in one of his articles. You’re right, it seems to be a fantasy patch.

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Old 13-03-19, 11:51 PM
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Default P.S. on the SFHQ patch

Hello again, I thought I should cite the articles wherein the SFHQ patch is mentioned, in case anyone in the future wants to track down the original articles in the Trading Post:

"The SF Wing, Etc.," by Les Hughes, January-March 1989 issue, page 25.

"Another Look at the SF Wings," by M. Albert Mendez, July-Sept. 1989 issue, pages 6-10.

"Another Look at The RAF/SF Wing," by Les Hughes, April-June 1990 issue., pages 69-72.

It pains me to agree that these SFHQ patches are probably fantasy items; I have one, a different color and style than the one shown, that I acquired in the mid-1980s when I started collecting airborne and SF insignia, and I had high hopes it was a real treasure. More proof of the old saying: If something seems too good to be true... it probably is not.

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Uuuummmm.
His feedback responses dont exactly encourage you to buy his items.
Come on "T" He has only been on eBay since Oct 2006....
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Come on "T" He has only been on eBay since Oct 2006....
You are still alive, breathing and cheeky as ever then Mr Sapper.🤗
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The seller is from Saffron Walden, that should ring a bell:
1967goldie
vongold
bobandfredsbits
henrys-house
freds-loft
jj-collectables-ltd
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