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Sundance27 Feb 2017 9:32 p.m. PST

I picked up a brass cap badge at a flea market but have no idea what it is. I'm guessing British: It's got a lion, standing on the crown, which sits on top of a globe. The globe shows a map of Africa, Europe, Asia and Australia, and it look like the names of the continents were cast into it. The globe is surrounded by a wreath. It's about 4 cm across and 4.5 cm high. Any idea what unit it's for?

Dn Jackson27 Feb 2017 9:48 p.m. PST

Sounds like Royal Marines.
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Green Tiger Supporting Member of TMP28 Feb 2017 2:06 a.m. PST

Globe & Laurel! Royal Marines

Sundance28 Feb 2017 2:42 p.m. PST

That's it! Thanks, gents!

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