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Personal logo 20thmaine Supporting Member of TMP14 Feb 2012 9:31 a.m. PST

Are you one of those militaria types who have a huge collection of cap badges ?


epturner Supporting Member of TMP14 Feb 2012 9:40 a.m. PST

Only to those units I've served with or been attached to…


Dropzonetoe Fezian14 Feb 2012 9:52 a.m. PST

I have plans for my grand shadowbox in the works with all my unit crests, patches, saved worn ranks and other mementos from my time in the Army. But I don't collect others.

whill414 Feb 2012 10:22 a.m. PST


Frederick Supporting Member of TMP14 Feb 2012 10:25 a.m. PST

I have a few – mostly from units that relatives have been in – but I would not say I am a collector

enfant perdus14 Feb 2012 10:31 a.m. PST

Yes. I have a substantial collection of British OR's insignia for the period 1908-1918. This includes cap and collar badges, shoulder titles, and trade & proficiency badges. Roughly 1,000 items at last count and still so far to go…

I do have a few odds and ends for WWII as well, mostly formation signs.

GR C1714 Feb 2012 10:37 a.m. PST

Wow enfant, any pics?

I have a few British cap badges from WWI, and moderns from Highland Regimental museums I've visited.

Tommy2014 Feb 2012 11:26 a.m. PST

Yes, but only those from regimental museums I've visited.

richarDISNEY14 Feb 2012 11:39 a.m. PST


74EFS Intel Inactive Member14 Feb 2012 1:12 p.m. PST

Yes, but they are the ones attached to my collection of WWI British and Commonwealth headgear.

Personal logo Martin Rapier Supporting Member of TMP14 Feb 2012 1:52 p.m. PST

I collect military uniforms, the hats often have badges on.

kyoteblue Supporting Member of TMP14 Feb 2012 2:35 p.m. PST


Ron W DuBray14 Feb 2012 2:38 p.m. PST

tools and minis only :)

enfant perdus14 Feb 2012 9:51 p.m. PST

No, I've never gotten around to photographing any of my collection. I keep meaning to, for insurance purposes if nothing else.

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