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serbman   

Do you have original serbian / royal yugoslav chetnik items from WWII ?

Let us see your badges, cockades, patches and daggers or other items.

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WRANGEL   

Hi,

Here are mine. First 3 badges were found together, the badge portraying General Mihailovic is French made (probably for Serbian emigrees), as for the other two I have no idea where they have been produced.

Regarding the last badge I believe it was a cap badge (it has two pin on reverse), but which service ?

Best regards

Bill

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Great metal badges hoping to find some in the future, got a officer´s sajkaca that was also used by chetniks. This is mainly a artillery officer´s cap with a black cockade. But under the WWII the chetniks used what they could get their hands on because lack of uniforms and other equipment.

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Here´s an infantry officer´s parade badge. The background material was made of red plush. This got some wear though. As other badges, the chetniks used what they have been wearing in the Kingdom of Yugoslavia service.

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Hi,

Here are mine. First 3 badges were found together, the badge portraying General Mihailovic is French made (probably for Serbian emigrees), as for the other two I have no idea where they have been produced.

Regarding the last badge I believe it was a cap badge (it has two pin on reverse), but which service ?

Best regards

Bill

Bill do you please got some pictures of the badges backside?

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WRANGEL   

Hello Lightfoot,

Here is the reverse of the badges. Do you know what is the Serbian double headed eagle badge with the double pin on reverse for? I think it could be a cap badge, but I don't know for which service !

Sincerely yours

Bill

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Bill I think you are right that it was used on a cap "Shajkaca" traditional serbian cap. You could put a badge like that on the cap that I posted. Sometimes they made their own local badges. Have you seen the enameled cap cockades? They all have 2 pins for the caps.

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Emanuel   

Not to be blunde,

but the Ravna Gora Chetnik badge ( first one from the left from the lot picture ) it's a copy or reproduction,

take it as you like,I don't mean it's made on purpose to fool someone and buy it for a full price....

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It´s not easy to get an original Ravna Gora badge, had one and sold it and now I regret it. If I had the chance to trade my Infantry parade dagger of Kingdom of Yugoslavia I would do it.

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Emanuel   

The backside pin isn´t a tradionally one if I may say and this piece haven´t got so nice details.

I understand what you are saying,but again not to leave wrong impressions, I really mean that the badge is not the one that was awarded to Chetniks in exile from the King or his representatives.

These are very expensive pieces and well ranked in high demand, so someone really has to pick up the correct reference literature instead of buying suspicious badges that think that are original

FYI, you may willing to trade your Parade Infrantry dagger with this badge, but it's kind of impossible ,as the badge is quite more expensive than the dagger ;)

If it was Air Force Kingdom dagger, then we could talk about it :D

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Hi guys, Im a new member to this forum. I collect serbian/kingdom of jugoslavia militaria and have a few interesting items.

This was given to me a my fathers colleauge and close friend before he passed away.

Officers epaulets that go with the cap badge

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Great metal badges hoping to find some in the future, got a officer´s sajkaca that was also used by chetniks. This is mainly a artillery officer´s cap with a black cockade. But under the WWII the chetniks used what they could get their hands on because lack of uniforms and other equipment.

That's a great looking sajkaca Lightfoot. Not many original pieces like that floating around. I have an infantry NCO sajkaca. Will post the pictures

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Infantry NCO sajkaca

http://gmic.co.uk/uploads/monthly_01_2012/post-13201-0-77905200-1327199275.jpghttp://gmic.co.uk/uploads/monthly_01_2012/post-13201-0-84106400-1327199287.jpg

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Hi everyone;

For starters, some chetnik items from the period before WWI.

За почетак, неколико четничких значака из периода пре првог светског рата.

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More various cap badges used by chetniks during WW2 period...http://gmic.co.uk/uploads/monthly_01_2012/post-13201-0-96785400-1327201660.jpg...http://gmic.co.uk/uploads/monthly_01_2012/post-13201-0-33948700-1327200542.jpg[attachment=231967

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I purchased this a number of years ago. The seller advertised as an early chetnik cap badge (1900s). Have not been able to find any kind of reference on the net. Can anybody shed some light on this?

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One more, posiibly from the Obrenovic period.

Још једна , највероватније из времена Обреновића.

Edited by ЧЕТНИК

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And photo of Chetnik Dukes (leadres) from Southern Serbia (todays FRYOM) Jovan Stoiljkovic-Babunski i Gligor Sokolovic whith those badges!

И слике Четничких Војвода Јованa-Бабунског и Глигора Соколовића из Јужне Србије (данас Б.Р.Ј.М.)са овом кокардом.

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