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March 23 2010 at 3:39 PM

Thanks to all for the replies to my previous question. As you may have already guessed, I'm putting together a small 'shadow box' of my Dad's various uniform insignia which I've been piecing together based on his service records. I have all his medals, a single RCEME collar dog and cap badge, the rest are 'fill in the blank' items. He started out in the RCOC and I picked up these two flashes at a local show. The dealer was kind enough (hell, he GAVE them to me) to say that he wasn't sure if the red vs. pink was accidental or deliberate. He thought pink may have meant armour but I think that's a German distinction. Were there actually colour distinctions or was this just a wartime deviation? I appreciate they may have be locally manufactured using readily available thread/dyes rather than officially sanctioned materiel. The cat hairs are 21st century... [linked image]
Cheers, Dave

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