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Old 12-07-19, 05:39 PM
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Hi Gents,

I wanted to share this recent find with you. A nice Great War portrait of a member of the Army Service Corps, clear images of the cap badge and shoulder titles. The import detail is the rare/early Despatch Rider arm badge. I have one other photo of this patch but this is such a nice clear image I thought it worthy of sharing.

The back of the postcard by the way reads 'With love to my own sweetheart, Arthur'. So a thank you to Arthur.

I'm still on the hunt for one of these early DR patches, so if folks can keep a look out for me, I would be most grateful.

Cheerio,

Roy
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Old 12-07-19, 05:58 PM
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Nice pic. MT ASC.
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Old 12-07-19, 06:04 PM
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Yes, great photo.
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Old 12-07-19, 06:07 PM
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Nice picture indeed, and wearing collars ??

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Thanks Gents,

Yes I was really pleased when this arrived. I was clearly after the DR image but was surprised at how clear all the other insignia was too, especially the MT/ASC.

A nice find.

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Nice picture indeed, and wearing collars ??

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Brilliant Roy.
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