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Old 25-05-17, 04:17 PM
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can anyone identify this title?

Many thanks in anticipation

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Old 26-05-17, 05:15 AM
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Benoni High School???
Bloemfontein....
Boksburg...
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Maybe one of their cadet units?
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Old 26-05-17, 05:45 AM
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Hi Alex,

yes I thought perhaps Cadets; it has square lugs so probably an old school or British?
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Old 26-05-17, 10:12 AM
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I'm pretty sure it isn't British. I can't find it in Westlake's book and the British School titles almost always have OTC in them somewhere. I missed the hex-lugs earlier and that is a bit unusual for an SA title but you never know.
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Old 26-05-17, 10:16 AM
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I have Hex nuts on some WWI SA titles made in UK, so the BHS may be early 20th century.
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Old 26-05-17, 07:19 PM
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'British Home Stores'

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Old 26-05-17, 07:38 PM
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One was sold on bidorbuy.co.za (dont know when) as a "South African army" title..........
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Old 27-05-17, 06:44 AM
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So post 1928 then?

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Old 27-05-17, 09:43 AM
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Hi Iain, I have it as (Pretoria) Boys High School. Definitely cadets. Regards Andrew
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thanks Andrew,

problem solved

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Old 27-05-17, 10:58 AM
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Hi Marc,

thats how I remembered the initials when paging through books trying to ID it

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Would have been quite nice had it been!
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