Repro 1CANPARA Badges

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Repro 1CANPARA Badges

Joined: February 5th, 2005, 4:07 pm

August 9th, 2007, 9:29 pm #1

Looking to purchase ten, twenty, or perhaps a much larger quantity of good quality 1CANPARA capbadges at a fair price. Also searching for a source for a similar quantity of CAR capbadges. Quantity determined by price.
Thanks, Alex
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Rick Randall
Rick Randall

August 10th, 2007, 8:27 pm #2

For the 1CanPara badges, are you looking for plastic or brass?

For the CAR badges, I would look at http://www.joedrouin.com. (He also does a decent repro of the 1CanPara officer's badge.)
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Joined: February 5th, 2005, 4:07 pm

August 10th, 2007, 11:21 pm #3

Thanks, Rick
No sooner had I posted the request than I realized that I should have stated plastic or metal.
Either one will do but metal is preferable.
And thanks for recommending Joe - being a member of the Airborne Association, I've dealt with Joe on several occasions over the years and I've found him to be real easy to deal with. I've already dashed off an E to him. Thanks for the heads-up on the badges.
BTW, out of curiosity, how many guys do you have in your Airborne group down there and is it the only one in the States?
Alex
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Rick Randall, HQ Coy 1CanPara (Reenacted)
Rick Randall, HQ Coy 1CanPara (Reenacted)

August 15th, 2007, 8:04 pm #4

We ("HQ Coy") are carrying 23 official members right now, with about a half dozen good prospects (thankfully, mostly fit teenagers) in pre-application status.

Most of us are on the East Coast, primarily clustered around Virginia/Maryland, with a few guys elsewhere (including three in Minnesota).

As far as I know, we are the only ACTIVE 1CanPara group in the US, and we try to maintain good ties to the active groups ("A Coy" in the Maritimes and "C Coy" out of Ontario) we are aware of in Canada.

Rick
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