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Old 31-03-17, 12:11 AM
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Default QVC Royal Scots Helmet Plate

I have obtained a QVC Royal Scots Helmet Plate. It has some issues but the main issue is that the green enamel is gone. Just wondering if anyone has any knowledge about how the central silver section was made and whether the green enamel was inlaid or if it was designed as a disc to be mounted behind the silver plate. A bit rushed for time or I'd post some photos. Will do so when I can.
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D.R.,

I am sure a picture would help, this is what it says in the booklet "Home Service Helmet"

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Old 03-04-17, 01:07 PM
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Thanks that is helpful. I'm adding a couple of pics. An example found online plus a pic of mine disassembled.
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Old 03-04-17, 02:26 PM
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DR,

Looking at the picture of the plate you found on line, it looks like the green enamel on that one is on a disc,going by what appear to be radial lines similar to what I have seen on on other badges that had green enamel backing on a disc.It is certainly a lovely looking item.

The difficulty is going to be finding a disc, or having one made for your plate- good luck,worth some perseverance.

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DR your plate looks like the one I warned members about

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Old 05-04-17, 01:24 AM
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DR your plate looks like the one I warned members about

http://www.britishbadgeforum.com/for...er=desc&page=2 Caveat Emptor
Well, anything is possible I suppose. However in all my days I have never come across a restrike of this plate, many English regiment officer's plates yes but never the Royal Scots. And I have some restrikes to compare to as well. I'm reasonably certain this is an old plate.
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