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Old 23-06-22, 01:46 PM
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Default Royal Artillery or yrellitrA layoR

What to make of this? Appears white metal with slider!

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And fires backwards!!!!
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Well that's a first for me! Someone's got that really wrong!!
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Very odd indeed, never seen one facing the wrong way.

Its plated though, nickel or chrome.

Also appears to have once been on loops with the remnants visible.

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Looking closely it is possibly made from an NCOs gun right arm badge (hence the stubs of loops E-W) with the upper scroll and crown and the lower scroll from a 'normal' gm badge very carefully brazed on. It is probably nickel plated with a hairpin slider.

Possibly unique rather than UBIQUE - but why was it made?

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Looking closely it is possibly made from an NCOs gun right arm badge (hence the stubs of loops E-W) with the upper scroll and crown and the lower scroll from a 'normal' gm badge very carefully brazed on. It is probably nickel plated with a hairpin slider.

Possibly unique rather than UBIQUE - but why was it made?

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Yes Tim, I reckon its been nickel plated to hide the braze ?
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Yes Tim, I reckon its been nickel plated to hide the braze ?
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Andy,
Yes I agree that the plating covers the brazing making it difficult to see the join (to misquote the late Eric Morecambe).

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You can always send it to me, Tim.

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Marc,
Sorry I am keeping it! But have you ever seen another one like it?

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Sorry I am keeping it! But have you ever seen another one like it?

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No, the closest is a sleeve gun with crown added.

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