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Old 22-11-20, 12:23 AM
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Default Guards strange fitting system

Hello! What do you think about this fitting system? It has not lugs neither slide...just two ears...


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Old 22-11-20, 08:45 AM
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Looks like an OSD type cap badge with the blades cut short, though I am no aware if the GG used OSD badges? Maybe WWI if they did.
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Old 22-11-20, 08:51 AM
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Could it be off a duty (bed) plate

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Old 22-11-20, 10:07 AM
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Sorry my ignorance...what is a "duty (bed) plate"?
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Old 22-11-20, 10:32 AM
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See this thread :

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Old 22-11-20, 11:28 AM
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Ok!...it is an identify plate...and when, what or where was used for?
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Could it be off a duty (bed) plate

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I think your probably right there Stephen.
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Old 23-11-20, 12:58 PM
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Ok!...it is an identify plate...and when, what or where was used for?
It identified the soldier occupying the Bed Space in a Barrack Room, use late Victorian era up to late 50's, some Depots retain the practice for longer than others

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Thank you! I found too this site talking about this question...thanks a lot for answer!

https://www.greatwarforum.org/topic/...-buyer-beware/
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