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Aussie WW2 Metal Dog Tags

Article about: G'day All For those that maybe interested, here's a metal set of Aussie dog tags with original cord. A Victorian AIF (volunteer) soldier You can look up the former owner here- World War Two

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    Quote by AIF View Post
    Thats a nice set of tags what sort of coin is that?
    1935 Territory Of New Guinea one shilling
    Regards
    René

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    Yes the New Guinea colonial coins are pierced in the centre so that the locals could string them and wear as jewelry/displays of wealth.

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    Yes the New Guinea colonial coins are pierced in the centre so that the locals could string them and wear as jewelry/displays of wealth.
    Thanks Lithgow,
    I didn't know that
    Regards
    René

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    Hello-attached are pictures of Australian New Guinea colonial coinage of the WW2 period, also my father's id disc and unit flashes for his outfit 2/3 Antitank Regt 2nd AIF.
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    Hello-attached are pictures of Australian New Guinea colonial coinage of the WW2 period, also my father's id disc and unit flashes for his outfit 2/3 Antitank Regt 2nd AIF.
    Fantastic Lithgow, Thank You!
    Regards
    René

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    Great patches and coins there thanks for showing them Lithgow! Ive been meaning to get a few of these NG coins for the collection

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    thats my frist see austrilan dog tags

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    Very interesting and nice Dog Tags

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    Just in regards to collecting dog tags in general- I have met a few collectors that won't go near these, as being too personal.
    Regards
    René

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    They look similar to my own metal dog tags there Rene!!!!

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