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Old 12-06-19, 11:45 AM
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One enterprising seller on ebay has some available at a buy it now price of 29.99.
Perhaps I should become an enterprising seller , someone is offering 4 'provenance metal' pins :
1. Flanders Fields
2. Somme 100
3. Passchendaele 100
4. Battle of Britain 75th anniversary (4th in set is actually Centenary 'Thank You')

And they are only asking for 799.00 !

I bought all of mine directly from RBL and would never sell them for profit
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Old 12-06-19, 12:48 PM
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I would just be interested to know where those D Day lapel poppies were actually made, it is rather strange that there is absolutely nothing whatsoever included that gives the answer, all the more so, given the lack of publicity when compared to the Somme poppies and the other similar.



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At the moment there are 6 different sellers with the cheapest being 5.00 , another at 20.00 and 3 taking 'bids'. Only 1 of the sellers (bids up to 8.50) has stated that 100% profits going to RBL , all the others do not mention the charity at all !

I pointed out the ridiculous prices being asked to the RBL , I also questioned where the D-Day 75 lapel pins were made . Their response was ;

"Thanks for bringing this to our attention, i will forward this over to poppy appeal."

I won't hold my breath waiting for a reply.

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Old 13-06-19, 09:50 AM
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I would just be interested to know where those D Day lapel poppies were actually made, it is rather strange that there is absolutely nothing whatsoever included that gives the answer, all the more so, given the lack of publicity when compared to the Somme poppies and the other similar.
RBL say they were made in the UK but no specific details.
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Old 14-06-19, 07:26 PM
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I think I will believe them, I certainly would like to, well, I did subsequently buy one, after watching last weeks very moving events in Portsmouth and in Normandy and I am really pleased with it, a most handsome and nicely made little poppy.
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