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Miniature type 1 wound badge

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Hi all, does anyone have any information on this badge? I’ve never seen one this small.

Thank you,

Tom

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Hi 1812, did you ever see one this small?

 Thank you,

Tom

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DRB 1643,

Some great info on the forum here:

 

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Yes, I have one in my collection.

Could you make separate photos of case  and badge obverse/reverse?

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Height of this badge is somewhere around 15 мм.

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Hi JapanX, yes, I will make additional pictures as soon as I have it in my possession. Do you know why one was made this small?

 Thanks again,

Tom

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Most likely simply a miniature version of the badge.

As per today no official regulation is known for these eccentric tiny badges.

Regards,

Nick

 

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Here are the images that you requested. There is no writing on the case. Yes, it is 15mm long. I wonder if this was to be worn when out of uniform in civilian clothing?

Thanks again Nick for your expertise!

Tom

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On 01/03/2020 at 22:59, DRB 1643 said:

 I wonder if this was to be worn when out of uniform in civilian clothing?

 

It could be worn even with uniform. I don`t see any obstacles for this scenario.

Thanks for the photos Tom!

Best,

Nick

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