WWII UK Cap Badge "The Buffs"

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WWII UK Cap Badge "The Buffs"

Post by Dave8472 » Sun Jun 20, 2010 4:05 pm

Can anyone give me a ruff value for this item, I don't suspect it has any real value, but would just like to know, item is a bit bent, as it came out
I have identified the Regiment, and supect from the Surounding shrapnel it is WWII
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Re: WWII UK Cap Badge "The Buffs"

Post by Blackadder43 » Sun Jun 20, 2010 4:10 pm

Best i can say is the value will only be as much as someone is willing to pay for it......
Suppose its dependant on where you found it...ie: was the regiment posted there, were they passing through...was it just a one off drop......are there many of these surviving........

I would imagine someone with an interest in the regiments would be interested....
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Post by What ho chap! » Sun Jun 20, 2010 5:38 pm

Have a look on ebay and see the prices offered on there.

http://shop.ebay.co.uk/?_from=R40&_trks ... Categories As you can see there are quite a lot on offer, but as it's an original a local museum might like it.
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Re: WWII UK Cap Badge "The Buffs"

Post by Dave8472 » Sun Jun 20, 2010 5:51 pm

What ho chap! wrote:Have a look on ebay and see the prices offered on there.

http://shop.ebay.co.uk/?_from=R40&_trks ... Categories As you can see there are quite a lot on offer, but as it's an original a local museum might like it.

Thanks James, I didn't even think of looking on eBay, think that answeres my questone lol
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Post by What ho chap! » Sun Jun 20, 2010 6:13 pm

Don't take my/ebays word for it though, I see undervalued stuff on there all the time. Like the six early victorian pennies i got for 1.99, worth each about £4. (this is how i'm going to get the money for a detector haha)
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Re: WWII UK Cap Badge "The Buffs"

Post by Ian » Sun Jun 20, 2010 6:35 pm

Dave

This may not be what you want to here but it may be more valuable, not in money but community P.R. if you was to offer some of the items as a display for the local area, perhaps based in a library, community centre or school. You can always have them back after a period of time.

May be get you a few brownie points and perhaps some more land :-/

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Post by Blackadder43 » Sun Jun 20, 2010 7:42 pm

Ian, that is a very good idea and would do wonders for your reputation and of course gets the word around and more land would surely come along....

Worth thinking about.......possibly £10 on ebay or 500 acres more productive land....
Know which way i would jump....

One thing is start making a folder up for the landowner or for yourself...you will be amazed how helpfull that will be...
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Re: WWII UK Cap Badge "The Buffs"

Post by Dave8472 » Mon Jun 21, 2010 5:58 pm

Some very good points there Guy's, for info I have been a coin collector for some time and would love to have known the history of them, I am also interested in genral English history, and never mis an episode of Time Team lol. I have got a real Buzz from finding things in the 3 weeks since I started detecting and have been carefully documented everything of interest I find, I do not intend to sell anything that I find, because to me the items have become a little personell, sorry if that sounds a bit soppy ! But I will ask where I don't know approximate value of an item here as you are much more experts at this than me. I like the idea of donating stuff like this to a museum or a club with some connection with this item in the future. I have only had one go on this location so hope to find more there, or at lease see if it was a one of ramdom
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