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Old 05-06-21, 09:11 AM
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Default City of Melbourne Shoulder Titles

Hello All

I have had a pair of City of Melbourne shoulder titles for many years but have never been able to positively identify them and have had varying opinions offered ranging from 64th City of Melbourne Regiment (1912-18), City of Melbourne Band, City of Melbourne By-Laws Officer etc.

The titles are marked STOKES.

Would anybody on the forum be able to positively identify them.

Thanks in advance.

Dennis
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Old 05-06-21, 12:10 PM
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dont know but i do like them
be nice to think military but i suspect city band?
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Old 05-06-21, 01:08 PM
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Found a historical directory of Brass Bands , no mention of a "City Of Melbourne" one.

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Checked Highland Pipe bands and there is a "City of Melbourne Highland Pipe Band" but it didn't take that name until 1978. (from 1918-1978 known as Melbourne Highland Pipe Band)

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In 1978 a geographical affiliation was established with the City of Melbourne and the band became The City of Melbourne Highland Pipe Band.
https://melbournepipeband.com.au/abo...rne-pipe-band/

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Old 06-06-21, 03:27 AM
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Had a pair of these..Sold them on eBay..
I Suspect these are the same ones...
So called experts told me they were used by a band..
Despite the fact that when I found them they were with 8 1927 era City of Melbourne Collar badges all with Oxidised finish....

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Old 06-06-21, 03:36 AM
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Thanks to everybody for their comments, I guess I still no wiser at the moment.

Trublue , my ebay name is the same as the one on this forum, not militiaman
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