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Old 11-12-17, 04:08 PM
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At the last MCCoC meeting a fellow brought in his grandfathers Canadian reunion SAS badges, the Canadian SAS was a short lived unit from 1948-1949.

The badges were given out at a reunion I believe in the 1970's, the unit never had a DND authorized cap badge or shoulder flash. They wore their parent regt on a maroon beret much like the CSOR.

The badges belonged to CWO Earl Scott, (RCR, SAS, CAR, RCOC).

Thanks to Kyle Scott (2 CER) for sharing

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Old 11-12-17, 04:13 PM
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Yes, these SAS badges have been the bane of collectors. They were an SAS association item, made up for the Cdn assoc. Unfortunately, they have been represented as issued badges.
Just a note, the CSOR now has a cap badge for Operators.
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Old 12-12-17, 01:03 AM
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Yes, these SAS badges have been the bane of collectors. They were an SAS association item, made up for the Cdn assoc. Unfortunately, they have been represented as issued badges.
Just a note, the CSOR now has a cap badge for Operators.
When these were being marketed, I don't recall that there was any connection with an association. They were simply being sold in a newspaper type catalogue out of Calgary. I think it was "Things Military".
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I can't recall exactly, but it was a trusted dealer that had found this. It may have been a member of the association decided they needed them and had them made up, but they were not an authorized association badge.
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Never seen but very interesting. Thank you.
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Old 12-12-17, 11:22 PM
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Just curious Mike, did Kyle buy that frame from Marway?
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He said he had them framed.
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Very interesting, Nice collection !!

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