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Angus Area Fire Brigade was a post war era fire brigade set up after the N.F.S ( National Fire Service ) handed over regional controls to the county's & county boroughs. The area it covered was 860 square miles & Angus had 10 fire stations covering its ground. In 1975 it became Tayside Fire Brigade. 
The Angus Region has been carbondated to around 3,500 B.C & is said to be the birthplace of modern Scotland. Originally part of the Pictish Kingdom of Circinn & known in Gaelic as Aonghas, it was from the 18th Century known as Forfarshire until 1928.
This cap badge manufactured by London Badge & Button Company is a 2 piece cap badge with the enamel centre spot welded to the fully pressed home office star. It is in excellent condition with both cap fixing lugs attached to the rear & fine patina to the enamel centre.

Angus Area Fire Brigade 1948 to 1975 Cap Badge

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