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Old 05-10-10, 09:46 PM
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Good Afternoon Ladies and Gentlemen......

I have just posted a thread about my Holy Grail and in it I mentiond that I would start a thread to ask you.....

"WHAT IS YOUR HOLY GRAIL"

What badge have you been looking for and have just about given up finding....

Mine: http://www.britishbadgeforum.com/for...ad.php?t=12775

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Old 05-10-10, 09:56 PM
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KK1316.... 20 years, still not seen one in the flesh
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Old 05-10-10, 10:33 PM
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Always wanted one of these officer version but never seen one for sale.
http://www.britishbadgeforum.com/can...ighlanders.htm

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Old 06-10-10, 12:45 AM
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The officer's Nova Scotia Highlanders is not that scarce. This is the modern one you are after isn't it?
The old North Nova Scotia Highlanders officer's cap badge is a gem if you can find one without the enamels chipped.

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Old 06-10-10, 04:08 AM
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For me it is the Buffalo Border Guard from Natal(Victorian Era). Regards Andrew. As requested the number is Owen 428

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Old 06-10-10, 05:20 AM
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a Lothians and Border Horse Pipers' cap badge in silver...
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Old 06-10-10, 05:49 AM
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Officers helmet plate and waist belt clasp 3rd V.B. Kings Liverpool Regiment.

Any leads in the search for these much appreciated.

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Mine would be this- KK851 EDV11R gilt officer only. I have only ever seen one in real life and that was a few years ago.
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Anything big and bright, I'm not fussy.......perhaps an early Officers' Helmet/Helmet plate to the Worcestershire Regiment ??????

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Old 06-10-10, 09:33 AM
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Two Kitcheners items. Rosebery Pals (17th Service Battn Royal Scots) Mufti and a Chester Pals. Only ever seen one of the badges, being the Rosebery.

I am sure they will turn up one day, and until they do I'll hold the frame!
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Mine had to be my Royal Irish Fusiliers piper's badge, which I finally got hold of last Christmas. Had been trying to get one for over 20 years, and had been disappointed several times. However, if it hadn't been for this forum, and the helpful nature of it's members, I would never have got it.

Haven't really had the same obsession with collecting since. Not too sure what to aim for next. Maybe an original 14th Bn Royal Irish Rifles. Who knows?

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For me, its got to be Royal Marines Light Infantry Officers Glengarry Badge ... I live in hope !
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Old 06-10-10, 12:38 PM
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You should get the Warwick and Warwick catalogue.

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I'm quite happy having all three Victorian 21st Lancers cap badges, although I would like an undamaged crossed lance one. I suppose a double scroll 19th Hussars is now top of the list. (And a GORDON shoulder title!).
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Good Morning Gentlemen.....

Have enjoyed reading of your searches but I would like to ask one favor.....

If the badge you are looking for has a K & K or some other reference number can you also place that in your post..... Or a photo, if you have one, would even be best that way other members can keep their eyes open for you..... You never know where they may show up and with all the eyes of the membership looking you can never tell what might show up.....

Maybe it is here in the colonies.....

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