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Forum: New Zealand Badges Yesterday, 10:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 30
Posted By badgecollector
Australian NZ 4 RAR zippo lighter

hi guys
not a badge but another bit of trivia.
An Australian NZ 4 RAR zippo lighter.
dont often see these and i didnt know the history behind 4 RAR/NZ
bc

The battalion began its first tour of...
Forum: New Zealand Badges Yesterday, 09:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 187
Posted By badgecollector
they arrived today heres the full selection ...

they arrived today
heres the full selection
enjoy
bc
Forum: New Zealand Badges 24-05-18, 09:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 187
Posted By badgecollector
awesome thanks RNeil I have never seen them...

awesome
thanks RNeil
I have never seen them before. are they common or desirable items in NZ?
the red cross association doesn't really make them military as such however they did serve in a war...
Forum: General Topics 24-05-18, 05:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 45
Posted By badgecollector
here's a link to the pic I've seen a much...

here's a link to the pic
I've seen a much better and clearer pic where the title is clearer
https://www.awm.gov.au/collection/C1175633
bc
Forum: General Topics 24-05-18, 05:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 45
Posted By badgecollector
seeking info on australian red cross field force

hi all
I am seeking info on the Australian Red Cross Field Force.
I believe they were red cross nurses who at some stage were in Vietnam as I've seen some pics of the patch being worn during the...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 24-05-18, 05:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 187
Posted By badgecollector
info please on this patch

hi all
I have seen the patch on the right but have never seen the patch on the left that includes New Zealand.
can only guess was worn by a kiwi in the Australian red cross field force.
does...
Forum: Infantry and Special Forces 23-05-18, 10:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 113
Posted By badgecollector
thanks denis yep, thats it bc

thanks denis
yep, thats it
bc
Forum: Infantry and Special Forces 23-05-18, 11:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 113
Posted By badgecollector
hi mike im pretty sure it appears in the Bob...

hi mike
im pretty sure it appears in the Bob Grey collection in the adelaide barracks.
i think its a good chance it is australian comforts fund and circa WW1
will try and find a pic
bc
Forum: General Topics 21-05-18, 11:18 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 61
Posted By badgecollector
are these australian military ww1 service chevrons

hi all
are these australian military ww1 service chevrons?
dont think ive seen them in black?
cheers
bc
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 21-05-18, 10:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 217
Posted By badgecollector
thanks phil its really quite obvious when put...

thanks phil
its really quite obvious when put against a genuine item.
thanks for the run down
bc
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 20-05-18, 10:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 217
Posted By badgecollector
thats awesome Rob thanks for sharing bc

thats awesome Rob
thanks for sharing
bc
Forum: Indian Badges 20-05-18, 09:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 160
Posted By badgecollector
the pic of the front looks like its a little...

the pic of the front looks like its a little domed but that could just be the light and angle.
the naming on the reverse looks good, so a good sign of a period medal
bc
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 20-05-18, 09:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 217
Posted By badgecollector
thanks mac big difference. cheers bc

thanks mac
big difference.
cheers
bc
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 20-05-18, 07:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 217
Posted By badgecollector
all brass 17th lancers motto??

hi all
is there an all brass motto and if so is this any good.
why would it be all brass?
i am pre-empting that this one is a dud
cheers
bc
Forum: The Royal Australian Navy and Air Force (RAN & RAAF) 20-05-18, 02:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 94
Posted By badgecollector
hi Rob assume so. I believe these were promised...

hi Rob
assume so. I believe these were promised to Cossum many years ago.
bc
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 19-05-18, 11:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 557
Posted By badgecollector
as a novice to these badges, I would buy it ...

as a novice to these badges, I would buy it
looks good to me
bc
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-05-18, 11:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 215
Posted By badgecollector
thanks all when it arrives I will post better...

thanks all
when it arrives I will post better pics
bc
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 19-05-18, 10:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 313
Posted By badgecollector
cheers simon bc

cheers simon
bc
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-05-18, 07:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 215
Posted By badgecollector
thanks leigh appreciate your time and effort. ...

thanks leigh
appreciate your time and effort.
anyone have any idea what period? or any other info on it?
bc
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-05-18, 07:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 215
Posted By badgecollector
what is this royal welsh fusiliers badge

hi all
can anyone tell me what this royal welsh fusiliers badge is?
looks like a shoulder title but i cant find it anywhere
thanks in advance
bc
Forum: The Royal Australian Navy and Air Force (RAN & RAAF) 19-05-18, 06:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 94
Posted By badgecollector
NSW Naval Contingent & Victorian Naval Contingent

hi all
just wanted to share my latest find.
i've got very little pre fed colonial naval items and am super happy with this little lot.

thanks Barry, (nbroadarrowz) for reminding me about John...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 19-05-18, 06:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 313
Posted By badgecollector
thanks all thanks barry, i dug my KIT MASTER...

thanks all
thanks barry, i dug my KIT MASTER book out and have confirmed they are were all worn by the australian navies pre 1900.
i am especially pleased with the Crown and anchor, 2nd class Petty...
Forum: General Topics 12-05-18, 11:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,355
Posted By badgecollector
hi all can anyone tell me what the AAS title is...

hi all
can anyone tell me what the AAS title is in Martins previous post?
its in the middle of the blue board with the titles on it
cheers
bc
Forum: General Topics 12-05-18, 11:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 173
Posted By badgecollector
hi dennis these are a lovely badge. ive had a...

hi dennis
these are a lovely badge. ive had a few and was always under the impression that this version was post WW2, 1950s-60s.
no photographic evidence however i think the makers mark may date it...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-05-18, 11:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 167
Posted By badgecollector
thanks simon bc

thanks simon
bc
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