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Wanted British Colonial Cyprus Police Badge

Posted by Nick in Chairman's Blog, 12 August 2014 · 259 views

Wanted British Colonial Cyprus Police Badge I am urgently looking for a detailed high resolution image of a Colonial Cyprus Police Badge. This is on behalf of a charity who are placing a memorial in Northern Cyprus this year to recognise those Police Officers killed during the Cyprus conflict. If anyone can supply a high resolution image (attached is a low resolution image which is not suffici...

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