The ‘D’ Squadron Other Ranks' headdress badge shown in Figures 253-255 is a copy. The strike of the badge is relatively good with crisp detail, however, at least one of the loops has prominent feet. Figures 253-255: A copy of a ‘D’ Squadron (British African) Other Ranks’ headdress badge (KK 1372) in gilding metal with footed, east-west loops.
Copies of the 'D' Squadron headdress badge typically are a poor strike with a lack of the fine lines around the eye and neck. The majority of copies have footed loops. There are notable differences in size and weight between original and copies.