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Old 12-01-17, 07:37 PM
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I'm am attempting to collect pins supporting the RBL Poppy Appeal, and will be starting a Gallery when I have time.

At the moment I am looking for 2007 to 2010 Poppy Pins (not sure if there was an earlier 2006 pin or not)

So if anyone can help please, please let me know.
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They frequently turn up on ebay.
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Not as often as you think mate. later ones yes.
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Have made a start on my first album;

http://www.britishbadgeforum.com/for...p?albumid=3095

More images to follow...
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I think you might have your work cut out doing this, I help collect every year so had the same idea but got a real surprise at the price some of them go for.

I think I'll be saving the attached photo from eBay for this year when the odd one or two complain about the suggested donation amount.

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I live in hope. I have pins from 2010 onwards, and now have confirmation that there was a 2006 example. As well as the earlier undated examples with 10am & 2pm leaves.

I have 2011 onwards to trade.
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I think you might have your work cut out doing this, I help collect every year so had the same idea but got a real surprise at the price some of them go for.

I think I'll be saving the attached photo from eBay for this year when the odd one or two complain about the suggested donation amount.

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Good God!

I have been buying these dated poppy badges at a rate of one a year ever since I first noticed them for sale on ebay. About three quid each.

2008 is the earliest of the nine I have. If only I had known I would have got 100 not one.

I expect that this means I will never get the earlier years that I now know exist.
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I'm am attempting to collect pins supporting the RBL Poppy Appeal, and will be starting a Gallery when I have time.

At the moment I am looking for 2007 to 2010 Poppy Pins (not sure if there was an earlier 2006 pin or not)

So if anyone can help please, please let me know.
I have from 2006 and possible 2005 (undated)
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Hi Jerry, Have just obtained 2006, 2007 & 2010 examples and still looking for 2008 & 2009 examples.

Undated pin with 2 O'clock leaf were sold via poppy shop till 2010, The one to look for is the 2005 small poppy stud. I have a spare 10 O'clock undated if you need one.
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Hi ,

I'm ex army (Artillery) and collect various poppy pins , especially the "Centenary" ones.

I have all 4 of the "Provenance metal" ones , I thought that using old artillery fuses to make objects to commemorate those who died to be very touching and appropriate.

I recently saw online a 2018 poppy ( not the usual 1918-2018 one) and was not sure if it was a genuine item issued/sold by the RBL or simply a fake/counterfeit ?

Any help/advice would be appreciated as there are so many people trying to cash in on the "Centenary".

Will post some photos of my collection at a later date.

Thanks

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I have a collection of dated Poppy Pins from 2006 to 2018 and am looking to sell them as a collection and am wondering if anyone knew the value of them?
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I'm in the process of organizing my collection , will make an album when I get finished.

In the meantime here are a few "sets" :

1. Standard Poppies - Still looking for 2006 , 2007 and 2008.

2. Bikes and Scooters - Ride of Remembrance had 1000 scooters in 2018 , money raised goes to RBL.

3. Isle of Wight - Nice set issued by Shanklin/Ventnor Branches.
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A couple more :

4. London Underground/TFL.

5. Buses and Tube trains.

From one of the staff involved ;

"We commissioned and produced the badges with our own money, had get seek approval from internal departments within TfL, as well as getting approval from the Royal British Legion to use the poppy design."

These badges aren't sold in stations , they are predominately for TFL/LU staff and all profits go to RBL. When I have bought them either the seller has made a donation or I have.
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Last one for today.
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I'm in the process of organizing my collection , will make an album when I get finished.

In the meantime here are a few "sets" :

1. Standard Poppies - Still looking for 2006 , 2007 and 2008.

2. Bikes and Scooters - Ride of Remembrance had 1000 scooters in 2018 , money raised goes to RBL.

3. Isle of Wight - Nice set issued by Shanklin/Ventnor Branches.
Thanks for showing these, I did not know about the Isle of Wright pins but I have just found a set on you know where, quite cheap, so will add to my collection soon.

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