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80th Staffordshire Volunteers but I think it's a fake!!
« on: November 04, 2015, 08:05:20 PM »
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Re: 80th Staffordshire Volunteers but I think it's a fake!!
« Reply #1 on: November 04, 2015, 08:42:48 PM »
Sadly I think is also fake

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Re: 80th Staffordshire Volunteers but I think it's a fake!!
« Reply #2 on: November 04, 2015, 08:54:20 PM »
The 90th Perthshire light infantry badge, does look a bit too bright to be genuine,..although apart from that, everything else does look right,

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Re: 80th Staffordshire Volunteers but I think it's a fake!!
« Reply #3 on: November 04, 2015, 09:04:40 PM »
Thanks Grant and nice finds, I found this at the weekend and did think it was part of something bigger.
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Re: 80th Staffordshire Volunteers but I think it's a fake!!
« Reply #4 on: November 04, 2015, 10:06:33 PM »
Yes budge that's the top off a badge, it's not a separate crown I don't think, as the bottom edge looks rough like it snapped off
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Re: 80th Staffordshire Volunteers but I think it's a fake!!
« Reply #5 on: November 04, 2015, 10:43:48 PM »
Yep they both look like restrikes to me, shame as lovely badges,

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Re: 80th Staffordshire Volunteers but I think it's a fake!!
« Reply #6 on: November 05, 2015, 08:39:42 AM »
Yep they both look like restrikes to me, shame as lovely badges,

Yep it's a pity but I've put them on anyway for their artistic merit  ;D
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