No worries, I've been accused of worse things than being american.
Regarding insignias, how would they know I'm not entitled to it though? My fear has been running into someone who was entitled to wear something I'm wearing whereas I myself am not, and an embarrassing conversation ensuing where I have to explain that I'm wearing his university buttons/tie/whatever despite not having been there myself simply because I thought it was pretty. With this though, I wouldn't run into anyone who was entitled to wear it, and presumably I'd never encounter anyone who knew what it was unless they asked me. And if they did ask me, I'd simply say that the EIC is long gone but I thought it was fun to wear them because of the history of it etc.
Honestly though, at this point I'm starting to second guess myself on silver in the first place. I feel I probably like silver better, but on the other hand this is my first blazer, so I'm thinking maybe I should just go for the most classic option.
Started to eye these babies. And those make perfect sense for me to wear, as I'm a hunter.
Gaahh... present me with too many choices and I'll bee in a mental instution within the week. (I wonder if mental institutions have club buttons for their alumni)