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    misanthropic_gods
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    Post by misanthropic_gods Tue Oct 06, 2009 6:42 am

    Hey guys, I have had this pin a while, I have NO idea what it is or where it came from. Any of you know?

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    Post by CollectinSteve Thu Oct 08, 2009 1:16 am

    I don't know exactly what that pin is, but the crossed pistols is often used by military police formations. Depending on size it could be for a beret or dress uniform lapel.

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    Post by misanthropic_gods Thu Oct 08, 2009 3:59 am

    Here are pics with it next to a measuring tape, its pretty small.

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    Post by CollectinSteve Thu Oct 08, 2009 5:33 am

    yeah, that looks like a collar insignia. Still no idea who for and when from Very Happy

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    Post by misanthropic_gods Thu Oct 08, 2009 6:18 am

    CollectinSteve wrote:yeah, that looks like a collar insignia. Still no idea who for and when from Very Happy

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    ha ha, you and me both brother. I figured it was a collar insignia as well...but who knows!
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    Post by AndrewA74 Thu Oct 08, 2009 5:16 pm

    I can say with a sure heart that it's not US.
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    Post by misanthropic_gods Thu Oct 08, 2009 6:01 pm

    AndrewA74 wrote:I can say with a sure heart that it's not US.
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    Ha ha, yup....im thinking maybe south american, I have no idea why, just a gut feeling.
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    Post by jj Fri Oct 09, 2009 4:26 am

    My guesses are : Indonesia,Malasia Turkey or Burma?

    Looks "Midddle-Eastern/Muslim-ish" to me for some reason.

    Grabbing at straws. Anybody belong to ASMIC and can look in back issues for M.G.?

    Will be fun to see who was right/closest:)
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    Post by CollectinSteve Fri Oct 09, 2009 4:05 pm

    I had thought Indonesian as well, but I double checked and it does not appear to be that. Turkish... now there is an excellent suggestion! I'll see if I can verify or rule that one out.

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