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Seaforth Highlanders cap badge - how can I tell a British badge from a Canadian one?

Article about: This badge was sold to me as a WWII Canadian one, but the more I compare it to its British version, the less I am convinced that it came from Canada. Could you tell me your opinion and the d

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    This badge was sold to me as a WWII Canadian one, but the more I compare it to its British version, the less I am convinced that it came from Canada.

    Could you tell me your opinion and the differences I should look for?

    Regards,

    Didier

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    It s a cheap modern restrike/copy - you can tell by the rough casting finish on the back.

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    CBH
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    I agree, modern recast, not WWll

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    I sadly have to agree with my learned fellow forum members, it is a duffer
    Regards,

    Jerry

    Whatever its just an opinion.

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    Well, I purchased it two years ago or so from a reputed seller in Paris, which shows that one should always study the subject thoroughly before buying anything.

    Thank you for your replies, gentlemen.

    Regards,

    Didier

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    You will find a fine selection of good Scottish badges here Allied and Axis Militaria

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    hi there i collect ww2 canadian badges and none of mine are cast like the one you show. i will post one in pictures for the ww2 one.

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    this a ww2 dug up badge. the badge is darker due to being dug up. It is stamped and the lug welded to the badge.
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