Is this a british horn?

Discussion in 'WW2 Militaria' started by IBman, Nov 15, 2019.

  1. IBman

    IBman Member

    If so which regiment?

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    Ivar Bjørkmann
     

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  2. AB64

    AB64 Senior Member

    The badge looks like a German Bundeswehr cap badge - I'm sure I've seen them on fairly modern peaked caps
     
  3. IBman

    IBman Member

    Thank you for your opinion, but your answear makes me even more confused. German has also been on my mind though.
     
  4. AB64

    AB64 Senior Member

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  5. IBman

    IBman Member

    It's a pretty good match, but I'm not convinced. The oak nuts are missing.
    Is it ww2, or is my late father playing games with me?
     
  6. AB64

    AB64 Senior Member

    Its hard to make out from the photos but the acorns look the same, maybe a wee bit worn down so the detail is lost though - can you add a close up of the badge? I've no idea how to check the date of the bugle itself. The badge isn't like anything British I've seen
     
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    AB64 Senior Member

  8. IBman

    IBman Member

    I'll make a new photo with higher resolution, and post it late on Sunday.
    The cord are in the german flag colours, red, black and yellow plus white.
    My father told a friend of him that he was in Berlin in 45, but I don't know if it's true.
     
  9. Mr Jinks

    Mr Jinks Bit of a Cad

    Quality isnt there ,theres similar bugles been posted on here. Reproduction made in India or China? Heres one from Australia claiming to be Civil war!
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    Kyle
     
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  10. IBman

    IBman Member

    Learned a new word bugle, so I’m now able to google. Most likely a replica? Thank you :)
     
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  11. Sytzama

    Sytzama New Member

    I have a exactly the same kind of bugle in my possession with a poor reproduction of Canadian army the cap badge. Some time you can find with other ones with ugly copies of cap badges from different units. As far as I know these are reproductions of British army bugle made in Pakistan in the 70’s-80’s.

    Most likely reproduction, yes.
     
  12. Robert-w

    Robert-w Well-Known Member

    They were certainly making replicas of SMLE then - people could display them as a "trophy their brave and resourceful father/grandfather had taken from the British".
     

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