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Old 21-10-20, 04:38 PM
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Default Grenadier Guards in White Metal

It looks like a genuine badge. 17 flame tips. The slider has been cropped. No idea what it could be.
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Old 21-10-20, 04:40 PM
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Volunteer RA I think?
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Old 21-10-20, 04:57 PM
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Certainly from the front its a Volunteer Artillery forage cap badge, but as it was discontinued in 1902 it shouldnt have a slider and I have only seen them with loops, so I am puzzled

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Old 21-10-20, 08:28 PM
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I have a different pattern to that slidered also.
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Old 22-10-20, 06:48 PM
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Many thanks to everyone who contributed. Another nice badge I can add to my collection with confidence.
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Old 22-10-20, 06:52 PM
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Many thanks to everyone who contributed. Another nice badge I can add to my collection with confidence.
But what is it?

Did the GG wear WM badges?

Why would a slider be on a Vol Artillery badge for wear in a cap when the slider for caps hadnt been introduced?

I would like to know for definate what it is.

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Old 23-10-20, 10:25 AM
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But what is it?

Did the GG wear WM badges?

Why would a slider be on a Vol Artillery badge for wear in a cap when the slider for caps hadnt been introduced?

I would like to know for definate what it is.

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Ive been looking into this Simon but haven't come up with the answers yet.
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Old 23-10-20, 02:33 PM
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Could this be what it is

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Old 23-10-20, 02:54 PM
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I don't think so though there are a number of similar badges to the "French / German" one used by various nations.
The GG 17 flame grenade is distinctive (kind've).
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Could this be what it is

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This is a collar badge from the Netherlands Garderegiment Grenadiers, a fairly modern version, the grenades have screw posts.

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Old 23-10-20, 04:35 PM
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This is a collar badge from the Netherlands Garderegiment Grenadiers, a fairly modern version, the grenades have screw posts.

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Similar to cast brass badges I have, slightly taller than the GG badge, noted as Dutch.
What size are those collar badge grenades please?
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Similar to cast brass badges I have, slightly taller than the GG badge, noted as Dutch.
What size are those collar badge grenades please?
Sorry for the delay, always the same, you know where something is until you what it.

Grenade; 25 x 25 mm. Collar patch 39 x 63 mm.

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Thank you for that.
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I have white metal cap badges to the;
Grenadier Guards
Coldstream Guards
Scots Guards
Irish Guards
Haven't been able to find when or where they were worn though ?
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Old 15-04-21, 08:42 PM
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And of course there's the "Coldstream Guards badge" in white metal and lugged that is actually the badge of a Surrey Militia Artillery (?) unit the name of which escapes me.
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