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Old 25-07-19, 10:34 AM
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Default Royal Norfolk Regiment Theatre made badge

In all my years collecting Norfolk (on and off) I've never had the chance until recently to pick up a theatre made 2nd WW Cap badge. I'd welcome any comments.
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Old 25-07-19, 11:23 AM
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Known maker.

I have one the same to the RA.

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Old 25-07-19, 11:35 AM
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Thanks Simon the assumption seems to be India, the 2nd served in Burma so it would make sense, but I was please to get it and on Fleabay too.
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Old 25-07-19, 12:12 PM
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I have a R Norfolk's with the same markings (picked up in a junk shop in Selly Oak in July 1977).
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Old 25-07-19, 12:44 PM
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Nice thanks
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Old 25-07-19, 02:34 PM
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Always wondered about them - IMW.

Imperial Metal Works?

Indian Manufacturing Works?

no idea, just guessing.

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Old 25-07-19, 03:03 PM
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Always wondered about them - IMW.

Imperial Metal Works?

Indian Manufacturing Works?

no idea, just guessing.

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Old 25-07-19, 03:08 PM
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Imperial is probably right, not sure about the MW?

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Apparently Aligarh was a center for the manufacture of military badges etc. There are several known makers from that city.

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Old 25-07-19, 03:44 PM
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Cheers Rob, lucky guess by me.

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Old 26-07-19, 02:39 PM
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https://www.indiamart.com/bellforgings/profile.html possibly it was Imperial Metal Works? Who knows, we will possibly never know for sure I'm happy to accept that they were made in India somewhere. Thanks for the comments, I'm pleased to have finally got one anyway and £20 on Ebay seemed ok given the rarity.
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Some more to keep an eye out for
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Old 29-07-19, 06:46 AM
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Thanks for posting youíve done well to acquire those Iíve not seen many for sale at all. Regards.
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