The black one should be stamped and not cast!..
Edit, both cast fakes by the look of them!...
It's a wasted trip baby. Nobody said nothing about locking horns with no Tigers.
I'm Spartacus, not really i'm Paul!...
Both a crappy fakes of the zinc 30 badge with completely wrong rear set ups and MM is for the tombak type. As Gunny says the black one should not be solid.....Or zinc for that matter.
'I do not think we can hope for any better thing now.
We shall stick it out to the end, but we are getting weaker of course, and the end cannot be far.
It seems a pity, but I do not think I can write more. R. SCOTT.
Last Entry - For God's sake look after our people.'
In memory of Capt. Robert Falcon Scott, Edward Wilson, Henry Bowers, Lawrence Oates and Edgar Evans. South Pole Expedition, 30th March 1912.
The super thin wire pins on these are always a quick red flag.
"Much that once was, is lost. For none now live who remember it."
to add to previous comments, the mark "30" is always in raised relief in not incuse as it appears here.
previous opinions are all correct, of course.