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    As promised, here's a pic of the backside:

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    Quote Originally Posted by CRUSADER View Post
    These are mostly circa 1790-1840, & the ones I've seen are not brass but closer to pot metal or pewter. (sometimes plated) They normally have 2 iron fixings on the reverse, which fixed it to the horse harness leather.
    I looked at a bunch of livery emblems/badges. Most are quite a bit smaller than the goat badge.

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    And I don't understand the tabs on the back. There doesn't seem to be a way to attach it to anything...

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    Cool relic, congrats!

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    Oct 2006
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    Quote Originally Posted by DCMatt View Post
    And I don't understand the tabs on the back. There doesn't seem to be a way to attach it to anything...
    My friend says the tabs may have been bent to affix the badge.

    We can see that 3 1/2 of 7 tabs are broken or missing.
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  5. #20
    Quote Originally Posted by DCMatt View Post
    I looked at a bunch of livery emblems/badges. Most are quite a bit smaller than the goat badge.

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    And I don't understand the tabs on the back. There doesn't seem to be a way to attach it to anything...

    Click image for larger version. 

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    The ones that went on horses like this one are all sizes, seen very larges one's, those fixings, although more than usual went into holes on leather.
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