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Old 22-04-21, 09:36 AM
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Default Small anodised lugged WRAF/RAF badges

Gents, can anyone identify the following for me. In both silver and gold anodised alluminium, the small RAF cap badge , I believe for WRAF personel, usually 'flat' backed to sew on. These however are fully lugged, east and west

Any ideas what they are for?

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Old 22-04-21, 10:08 AM
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Pure guess, RAFP female cap?
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Old 22-04-21, 10:14 AM
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Could be Bob. My knowledge of RAF kit/headwear is a bit limited.
But the silver one?
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Old 22-04-21, 10:27 AM
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Definitely not RAFP female as they wore the anodised sew on cap badge before the cloth one was introduced for the hat band.

I know the RAF Pipebands sometimes wear the small WRAF badge as collars but no idea how they fix them on. (I'll do some diggindg).

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My belief is that these were used by Pipe Bands as collar badges. Different bands used different badges, some used gold and others silver. I can find no other reason for their use.
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My belief is that these were used by Pipe Bands as collar badges. Different bands used different badges, some used gold and others silver. I can find no other reason for their use.
Dave
Perfect resolution Dave.

Many thanks indeed. Ask and the forum will provide.

Thanks again all

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