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Old 31-01-09, 10:38 PM
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Default RUR WW2 Cord Boss & Badge, Auction Sale.

For those interested in the RUR badges, here's something for sale in Canada. May be worth a look.
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Old 01-02-09, 12:36 AM
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Interestingly, the first Liverpool Irish officer's boss badges were based on this pattern and had an overlay inscr 8TH IRISH L’POOL REGT.Underneath, the "original" inscr has (not surprisingly) ROYAL IRISH RIFLES. I wonder if the first lot of RUR had overlaid titles too ???
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So whats the forums thoughts?
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A perfectly good boss in my opinion. Looks to have been actually used. I would tend to think that the RUR probably did not have to resort to using overlaid older badges. The L'pool Irish having less funds would find this a cost saving expedient.

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Looks good to me too - boss colour a little faded but otherwise OK.
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Officers badges would have been purchased by the officers themselves and whilst adapting another badge may have resulted in a saving in cost to the maufacturer, I dont think this was necessarily passed on to "The Liverpool Irish"

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If anyone is interested to know.....with only three bidders it was sold for US$ 67.55 (GBP 45.00) on 6/02/09. IMO I thought it would have sold for a lot more.
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