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The County Borough of Smethwick & West Bromwich Fire Service cap badges are very sought after because of the variations of badge produced during the 19 year lifespan of this small county borough fire brigade ! Gilt shields, chrome shields, enamel shields & hand painted shield variations exist, there is also a purely gilt shield & scroll variation in circulation but this is a later dealer produced forgery as ALL original badges to this brigade had enameled scrolls !

With only 2 fire stations & covering just 15 square miles you can understand why the cap badges are very sought after by collectors with the different variations produced in limited numbers ! This chrome shields variation cap badge manufactured by Mike Trueman Badges of Birmingham is in excellent condition. The enamel centre fixed to the standard economy issue Home Office star via long bent over straps & both cap fixing lugs in place to the rear

Smethwick & West Bromwich F.B 1948-66 Chrome Shiel

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