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Re: St Thomas Hospital Badge
« Reply #15 on: April 06, 2014, 09:19:49 AM »
??????????   I don't think I'll ever understand the reason for this particular badge reaching these amounts? There are far more rare and desirable badges out there in my opinion.It just confirms that unlike military medals and badges which,more or less, have a given rarity and value,Nursing items are pretty much down to what someone is prepared to pay on the day. I have looking back through my records of what badges have been traded on ebay since 2002 and regret both the ones I didn't pay more for and those I paid perhaps too much!

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Re: St Thomas Hospital Badge
« Reply #16 on: April 06, 2014, 08:06:13 PM »
Just gone for 500!

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Re: St Thomas Hospital Badge
« Reply #17 on: April 07, 2014, 01:39:29 AM »
sold for 500 someone must have more money than sense my other half would kill me if i even thought about payng that much for a badge

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Re: St Thomas Hospital Badge
« Reply #18 on: April 08, 2014, 12:32:05 PM »
Some people have been saving for a long time to try and buy this badge, they will always go for around this price, others spend on drink ,cigs or hols cars whatever, I'm happy.

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Re: St Thomas Hospital Badge
« Reply #19 on: April 08, 2014, 02:49:29 PM »
 As I frequently say, a badge is worth whatever someone is prepared to pay for it,and as long as that person is happy with that,that's all that matters. Enjoy!

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Re: St Thomas Hospital Badge
« Reply #20 on: April 11, 2014, 07:49:26 AM »
I'm in no position to judge having spent a small fortune trying to secure a recent VHK badge

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Re: St Thomas Hospital Badge
« Reply #21 on: April 11, 2014, 11:17:45 AM »
VHK?

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Re: St Thomas Hospital Badge
« Reply #22 on: April 11, 2014, 08:15:37 PM »
oops sorry Myk force of habit Victoria Hosp Kirkcaldy - its my local hospital and thats what it gets called Nice badge and just had to have it

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Re: St Thomas Hospital Badge
« Reply #23 on: April 11, 2014, 08:36:31 PM »
Hi Sue, nice ones indeed. 
Were they part of the same SoN?  If so what does the white & green enamel signify on the respective medal bars, if anything.
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Re: St Thomas Hospital Badge
« Reply #24 on: May 25, 2014, 06:13:09 PM »
just to let you all know that I came across a stunning Tommies badge with matching box on ebay while I was checking out the Scottish badge-  seems as if I have competition these days to get scottish badges. oh well c'est la vie x

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Re: St Thomas Hospital Badge
« Reply #25 on: May 25, 2014, 07:52:28 PM »
Thanks Sue,I had seen it and wonder just when the market for these will abate? I have to say that I am not particularly engaged with the badge market at present,perhaps something interesting is around the corner?

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Re: St Thomas Hospital Badge
« Reply #26 on: May 26, 2014, 10:11:46 PM »
i can see why people want this badge but my disillusionment stems from having to pay more than i want for scottish badges but  still love them when i win Who knows maybe the market will settle down again or maybe i'll buy from other sources but trouble is can't help but want the ebay scots badges Is there help from this addiction??! ;)

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Re: St Thomas Hospital Badge
« Reply #27 on: May 27, 2014, 11:25:29 PM »
Sue - you know we are all addicts beyond hope now so just carry on, forget about eating and drinking and get that euphoric finding when you get another badge!!!!! Rosemary

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Re: St Thomas Hospital Badge
« Reply #28 on: May 28, 2014, 08:18:46 PM »
Rosemary you are so right ilove the thrill of the chase and getting the badge thru the post and i may pay over the odds ut usually love the badge i get

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Re: St Thomas Hospital Badge
« Reply #29 on: May 29, 2014, 11:11:22 PM »
And you have some very nice badges Sue!

keep up the good work...

Will.