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    Hello Aghs Thank you very much for the...

    Hello Aghs
    Thank you very much for the translation.
    Unfortunately I haven’t added this super set to my collection it is still held by the family.
    The pictures came from a collector friend of...
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    Being in contact with a collector of Greek...

    Being in contact with a collector of Greek memorabilia here is a super set from a veteran from the 3rd Greek Mountain Brigade including personal documentation and another awarded badge...This one has...
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    Here is another nice original badge from the...

    Here is another nice original badge from the family of a veteran over in Australia.

    Typical pin replacement.

    Pictures courtesy of my friend maniotmaniatis.

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    Nice original badge Aghs that still has one of...

    Nice original badge Aghs that still has one of the original pins that were fitted.
    Good hunting and thank you for posting.
    All the best
    Doug
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    Aghs, that is some super research on the badge. ...

    Aghs, that is some super research on the badge.
    Thank you for posting the update.

    All the best
    Doug
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    Very nice badge Aghs Thanks for posting that one...

    Very nice badge Aghs
    Thanks for posting that one

    All the best
    Doug
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    No hurry at all George I am really interested...

    No hurry at all George

    I am really interested in seeing the example you have

    Good luck with your education

    All the best
    Doug
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    That's great Giorgos, Any chance of seeing some...

    That's great Giorgos,
    Any chance of seeing some pictures of the badge?

    All the best
    Doug
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    That is a nice original badge Aghs. You can see...

    That is a nice original badge Aghs.
    You can see on the reverse a similar mounting system to two of the original examples are that I posted earlier that had lost their original blade mounts.

    All...
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    Great stuff Aghs. So the number of pictures...

    Great stuff Aghs.
    So the number of pictures available on the net depicting the badge must have increased considerably since the start of the thread.

    If you do find any information about the...
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    More good pictures Aghs. Interesting picture...

    More good pictures Aghs.
    Interesting picture from the auction catalogue that again shows the replacement fixings that have been applied to replace the failed original flat bronze prongs.

    I think...
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    These two still have the original lugs. For...

    These two still have the original lugs. For reasons of my own I prefer not to show the reverse of these badges as they would only assist the forgers in their dark art.



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    All the...
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    So this is the obverse shots of the badges that I...

    So this is the obverse shots of the badges that I have.
    You will note that they are all produced from the same mould.
    You will see that all the badges are made from pressed bronze. Any other metal...
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    Hi Aghs. I have 4 badges in my collection Yes...

    Hi Aghs.
    I have 4 badges in my collection
    Yes that's the store that I mentioned earlier in the thread.
    I did ask the shop owner if he could send me some pictures front and rear of his badge so...
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    That is a good post Aghs. I like that picture...

    That is a good post Aghs.
    I like that picture from Athens museum.
    I wonder if there are any more good reference sources in your National Archives.
    I did see somewhere details of the firm that was...
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    Here are a couple of other items that I gleaned...

    Here are a couple of other items that I gleaned from the web.

    First up a stamp commemorating the Rimini battle depicting the Brigade badge:

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    Secondly a group of Loyalist Officers...
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    Ahhh!, I see Aghs. looking at the threads you...

    Ahhh!, I see Aghs.
    looking at the threads you directed me to they are all the pictures that have been pulled off the thread and popped on a thread on the Brit badge forum.

    I note that you had...
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    Hello Aghs, thank you for showing the citation...

    Hello Aghs,
    thank you for showing the citation and your badge.
    The badge you have does look very similar but I do note a weakness in some of the detail but this could be due to some polishing.
    I...
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    Thank you both for your positive remarks. This...

    Thank you both for your positive remarks.
    This one has turned out well.

    It is nice to know that the members of the Brigade were fighting against the 1. Fallschirmjäger Regiment and some Eastern...
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    A gentle wash to remove the majority of the...

    A gentle wash to remove the majority of the corrosion:





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    Here is how the badge started off some weeks ago:...

    Here is how the badge started off some weeks ago:








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    Hello Map, the unit history is readily available...

    Hello Map,
    the unit history is readily available online but in brief:
    The Hellenic army that escaped the occupation came under British control and was formed up in 3 Brigades.
    The Greek force was...
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    Greek 3rd Mountain Brigade Award

    Hello All,
    not really being a collector of Allied memorabilia this badge came with a bundle of German items from an old veterans family.

    It is the award that was given to all ranks of the 3rd...
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