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Old 18-06-18, 02:32 PM
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Picked this piece up recently. Is this considered a souvenir type item or would it have seen any official wear?

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Old 18-06-18, 04:29 PM
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I'll let one of the other Canadian members give you a definitive answer, but it looks to me like a blazer badge.
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Good day Jack,

More likely, a sports type patch. If you have access to Ken Joyce's book, "Into the Maelstrom", you will find an identical example in there. Illustration #351 on p. 198. Worn in 1945.

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Thanks Ian and David, I have recently found a copy of the book mentioned. Do not have it in hand yet.
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