of South West Africa, 1939-1990.
South West Africa ceased to exist in 1989 when it became Namibia after a long and bloody war.
South West African Police.
|A defunct South West Africa Police OBSOLETE 2nd pattern c1986 - 89 Police Officers cap badge in chromed and enamel finish metal .NOTE. .The 2nd pattern cap badge is MUCH scarcer than the 1st type||A
pre 1990 issue South West African Police SWAPOL-TASK FORCE cloth patch,
on police type geen wool material.NOTE. The SWA Police Task Force was
the Parachute unit of SWAPOL and an elite anti - terrorist force, these
patche are now becoming very difficult to obtain.
The KOEVOET units were an effective elite anti terrorist and counter insurgency force, South West Africa ceased to exist in 1989 when it became Namibia after a long and bloody war, all of the existing KOEVOET units were either disbanded or withdrawn to South Africa.
Those arm badges are part of an excellent quality series of commemorative Koevoet flashes made after the unit was disbanded.
|ZULU - HOTEL (CASSPIR and MACHINE GUN....HELAO = "MAN WHO HAS LUCK" in the Ovambo language )||Intelligence unit||SWAT||ZULU - 1 - INDIA (WARTHOG)|
|A 1985-1986 issue South West African Police SWAPOL-TIN (KOEVOET ) UNIT . the SWAPOL-TIN being one of the SCARCER Koevoet patches.||A pre 1990 issue S.W.A.P. Koevoet Unit Flash – very rare, only 200 ever made because of error in the blue, white and red colours. The red was to be orange - used by all units.||A pre 1990 issue South West African Police KOEVOET Fighting team Zulu One Juliet stationed at Oshakati- rare patch showing the Caracal adopted by the unit.||Pre 1990 issue South West African Police Koevoet Fighting team Zulu One Hotel stationed at Oshakati- rare.|
|A pre 1990 issue South West African Police KOEVOET Fighting team Zulu Juliet stationed at Oshakati - rare patch showing the Gemsbok crest that the unit adopted.||ORIGINAL pre 1990 obsolete issue South West African Police. "KOEVOET Vehicle recovery Group first stationed at Ongwediva but moved to Oshakati – very rare.||ORIGINAL pre 1990 issue South West African Police KOEVOET Fighting team Zulu 4 November stationed in the Kavango - rare.||ORIGINAL pre 1990 issue defunct South West African Police KOEVOET Fighting ZULU - 4 - DELTA stationed in the Kavango ( RUVADI = THUNDER & LIGHTNING in the Kavango language) rare.|
|ORIGINAL pre 1990 issue South West African Police "KOEVOET ZULU - 1 - INDIA" stationed at Oshakati- rare||Zulu X-Ray.This patch not this one finished and only it is printed in fabric for lack of finishing his manufacture.|| pre 1990 issue South
West African Police "KOEVOET ZULU - DELTA.
PINE PIENAAR (S.A.P) say :This is
a fake. The first badge was a triangle and then replaced with a round
one. There are a lot of this type of fakes on the market
|pre 1990 issue South African Police/ S.W.A. Poice "KOEVOET RECCE TEAM" Fantasy badge – never had a Recce Team|