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Forum: All other Colonial Badges 21-09-17, 04:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,030
Posted By lettman
But can someone please tell me: Were these...

But can someone please tell me:
Were these badges ever roughly blackened or darkened in any way?
Forum: Formation and Tasking Signs 18-09-17, 09:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 714
Posted By lettman
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Formation and Tasking Signs 17-09-17, 09:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 714
Posted By lettman
Great image. What colours would the title have...

Great image. What colours would the title have been?
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 17-09-17, 09:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,030
Posted By lettman
Were these badges ever roughly blackened or...

Were these badges ever roughly blackened or darkened in any way?
Forum: Formation Signs and Unit Colour Patches 17-09-17, 08:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 204
Posted By lettman
These and related 'signs' turn up frequently in...

These and related 'signs' turn up frequently in both printed and embroidered form -- they are fakes, the lot of them, never worn.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 24-06-17, 03:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 621
Posted By lettman
Hi Griff, It's obvious from the evidence and...

Hi Griff,
It's obvious from the evidence and your own expertise on the subject that an all WM OR's badge was worn at certain stages in the Wilts Yeomanry history, but I'm genuinely curious as to why...
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 22-06-17, 01:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 354
Posted By lettman
Thanks, Bob. By 'odd' I didn't mean the item...

Thanks, Bob. By 'odd' I didn't mean the item itself, which is clear enough. I meant such an item turning up where I live.
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 22-06-17, 05:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 354
Posted By lettman
The Priory CCF Lincoln

A recent acquisition -- not that I'm a cadet collector, but it's just such an odd item to turn up here in South Australia: a Women's RAF No.1 Dress jacket to the Air Cadets of The Priory Academy,...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 21-06-17, 08:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 786
Posted By lettman
And here is that final pattern in GM, so...

And here is that final pattern in GM, so presumably the one mentioned by Hodges as the badge used c.2005. Thanks for the other illustrations and information, too.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 19-06-17, 11:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 786
Posted By lettman
Thanks for that. I should have included that...

Thanks for that. I should have included that Hodges' information dates from c.2005.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 19-06-17, 01:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 786
Posted By lettman
Just by way of a postscript to my own question, I...

Just by way of a postscript to my own question, I was looking through a library copy of Robin Hodges' British Army Badges (a book which unfortunately I don't have) and came across the following...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 18-06-17, 02:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 141
Posted By lettman
Scottish Horse enquiry

I've looked through the various past threads on Scottish Horse badges but haven't found this one. It appears to be a GM collar dog with the crown removed, but close inspection suggests it either...
Forum: Other Corps 14-06-17, 08:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 521
Posted By lettman
Cheers for this. I suspect that a proportion of...

Cheers for this. I suspect that a proportion of titles were manufactured unofficially or to private order, probably in SE Asia as well as at home. A shufti by collectors through their gear might...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 13-06-17, 01:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 149
Posted By lettman
Cheers, Stephen -- good of you to supply this...

Cheers, Stephen -- good of you to supply this information even though my question was a dud!
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 13-06-17, 12:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 241
Posted By lettman
Many thanks for clearing things up, Clive --...

Many thanks for clearing things up, Clive -- excellent information!
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 11-06-17, 01:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 149
Posted By lettman
PWO Yorkshire title question

Given that this regiment wasn't formed until 1969, by which time battledress was no longer issued, why would this title have been made? Cadets?

PLEASE IGNORE THIS QUESTION! (Yet another senior...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 10-06-17, 07:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 241
Posted By lettman
4th Gloucesters cloth title and questions

Illustrated is a pattern of title worn at some stage by the 4th Gloucesters during WW1, but I believe introduced prewar. It raises a couple of questions I can't seem to resolve.
1) If the 4th...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 08-06-17, 11:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 171
Posted By lettman
Thanks for the detailed reply.

Thanks for the detailed reply.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 08-06-17, 01:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 171
Posted By lettman
Somerset LI plate

80mm x 110mm, marked F.N / B'HAM (for Narborough). I assume it's a bed-plate, but curious about the slots. Perhaps it has another purpose?
Forum: Headdress 07-06-17, 02:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 635
Posted By lettman
Ask to see its WD inspector's mark for proper...

Ask to see its WD inspector's mark for proper confirmation of the date.
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 07-06-17, 02:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By lettman
Excellent information -- thank you very much!

Excellent information -- thank you very much!
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 05-06-17, 10:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By lettman
Thanks for your reply and information. Roughly...

Thanks for your reply and information. Roughly what time period were they worn?
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 05-06-17, 01:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 839
Posted By lettman
An amazing resource. Congratulations and many...

An amazing resource. Congratulations and many thanks for all your efforts in getting this together.
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 05-06-17, 01:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 726
Posted By lettman
Thanks for these -- and from Malta, too.

Thanks for these -- and from Malta, too.
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 05-06-17, 12:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 726
Posted By lettman
OK, I see the distinction. But it all boils down...

OK, I see the distinction. But it all boils down to a very interesting sign with lots of variations.
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