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Old 01-03-21, 02:17 PM
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Default Tailors badge ?

I have had this badge for a number of years but I have never been able to positively ID it, can any one help please?

I was told it was a Guards Division 'Tailors Trade badge'

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Old 01-03-21, 02:57 PM
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A representation of the drummer's badge by the look of it (although yes, it does look rather like a cotton reel)..
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Old 01-03-21, 04:11 PM
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It is supposed to be a drummer's arm badge as mentioned, but it looks as if it is unfinished with missing details.

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Old 01-03-21, 05:45 PM
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Similar shaped drum badge.

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I have one the same design but with a shaped backing.
Also one of a similar basic design.

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Old 01-03-21, 08:10 PM
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Thankyou for all the above comments, I am not convinced that it is an unfinished 'Drummers' badge due to its size although I can see the similarities. For me the jury is still out on this one.

Thanks for looking.
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Old 01-03-21, 10:31 PM
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100% Drummers badge.

No such thing as a Tailors badge.

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Old 02-03-21, 10:18 AM
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100% Drummers badge.

No such thing as a Tailors badge.

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Thanks for your comment Simon, do you have an image of this variation been worn or have you seen it worn yourself? if so by who and what time period?

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Old 02-03-21, 11:05 AM
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Surprisingly I do not have a picture of every variation of every trade badge ever worn.

However what I do have is 50 years of knowledge gained by collecting such badges and more importantly by researching such badges, having amassed a library as big as my collection.

So when I say what I say I do not do so glibbly but with a firm knowledge of such matters.

You must believe what you think even if it flies in the face of the advice that several knowledgable people on here have told you.

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Old 02-03-21, 04:39 PM
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Here are some examples of drummers badges, there are many more variations.

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It is unfinished with those missing details. It has also never had the backing material cut to shape.

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