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Old 11-10-18, 08:28 AM
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Default 9th Lancers Kings Crown White Metal, Only Two Lugs, Behind Pennons.

The photos aren't the best, I know the layer of verdigris isn't going to help, but can this be identified as good or bad?
Is the positioning of the lugs, only two and behind the pennons an automatic disqualification?
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Old 11-10-18, 01:31 PM
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For a lugged badge I would expect 4 lugs. It's possible the lower ones were lost.

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Old 11-10-18, 02:07 PM
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Yes, seems a strange arrangement.
I'll check it re. missing lugs but I don't think it's had more than the two or a slider that's been replaced.
I'd better get to grips with the verdigris, see what it may be hiding.
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Old 11-10-18, 07:11 PM
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You do, on occasion, encounter original badges with two lugs, although, they certainly lack the quality of the typical Edwardian badges and I would think that they were not made in that decade.
I suspect that badge is likely to be an original example.


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The photos aren't the best, I know the layer of verdigris isn't going to help, but can this be identified as good or bad?
Is the positioning of the lugs, only two and behind the pennons an automatic disqualification?
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I'll clean it up, not something I'd normally do but it makes sense to sort out the verdigris.
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It would certainly benefit from a clean.
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I'm looking for the Black & Decker and it's sanding pad now..........
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