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Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 20-04-18, 02:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 257
Posted By Postwarden
British Uniform Photo Guide

I have available a number of copies of my book Scarlet to Khaki, an introductory guide to British Army uniforms from 1902 to 1967 which is illustrated with contemporary photos from my own collection....
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-04-18, 04:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,398
Posted By Postwarden
Further to the discussion on this rare title I...

Further to the discussion on this rare title I attach evidence of the abbreviated version of the school's name and an armband with the abbreviation and the steering wheel device at the centre of the...
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 18-04-18, 01:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 142
Posted By Postwarden
Leigh, Pm sent re the FS cap images. Jon

Leigh,

Pm sent re the FS cap images.

Jon
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 18-04-18, 10:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 131
Posted By Postwarden
Now sold. Jon

Now sold.

Jon
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 18-04-18, 09:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 131
Posted By Postwarden
South Staffords and Loyal Regt Cloth titles

As seen.

Although not in top class condition The full Loyals title is I believe harder to find than the single word Loyals.

Loyals 5 inc postage.
Staffords pair 7 inc postage.

PM me if...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 18-04-18, 09:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 74
Posted By Postwarden
Now sold. Jon

Now sold.

Jon
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 18-04-18, 09:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 74
Posted By Postwarden
RTR KC Mess Dress Shoulder strap

As seen.

Asking 6.50 inc postage.

PM me if interested.

Jon
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 17-04-18, 12:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 158
Posted By Postwarden
Dave, Exactly what I wanted. Many thanks. ...

Dave,

Exactly what I wanted. Many thanks.

Jon
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 17-04-18, 11:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 158
Posted By Postwarden
Dave, Thanks for your help. I phrased my...

Dave,

Thanks for your help. I phrased my enquiry on the single wing badly as I was after the introduction date of the new single wing with RAF at its centre as shown in the picture.

Jon
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 17-04-18, 10:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 158
Posted By Postwarden
RAF Help Please

I am putting together an RAF 100 Special Edition of The Formation Sign the Journal of the Military Heraldry Society.

I am not well up on modern RAF uniforms and badges so can anyone help we with...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 17-04-18, 08:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 126
Posted By Postwarden
Fascinating. Well spotted. Jon

Fascinating. Well spotted.

Jon
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 11-04-18, 08:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 262
Posted By Postwarden
Mike, An interesting contribution for which...

Mike,

An interesting contribution for which many thanks. Like so much about cloth insignia we are unlikely to find a definitive answer.

Jon
Forum: The Home Front 10-04-18, 02:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 155
Posted By Postwarden
Merchant Navy Breast Badge

The appearance for identification on this Forum of the attached badge prompted me to post the answer below in this section to try and nail the myth that it has a Civil Defence connection. As you can...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-04-18, 09:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 142
Posted By Postwarden
The story of this badge was published in the...

The story of this badge was published in the September 2009 issue of The Formation Sign Journal of the Military Heraldry Society. As you can see the badge has no connection with Civil Defence units...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 08-04-18, 03:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 262
Posted By Postwarden
Mike, Thank you and a perfectly valid...

Mike,

Thank you and a perfectly valid suggestion and one which makes perfect sense.

Like lots of these things we may never know - unless a photo turns up.

Jon
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 08-04-18, 01:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 262
Posted By Postwarden
Two days and no thoughts? Jon

Two days and no thoughts?

Jon
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 06-04-18, 12:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 262
Posted By Postwarden
Small Chindits Badge

I would welcome thoughts on the two badges shown, the latter much smaller than the standard one on the left. Clearly old and with signs of being worn, is it just a smaller version or was it produced...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 05-04-18, 11:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By Postwarden
Don't recall one but cap badges are not really my...

Don't recall one but cap badges are not really my area of knowledge.

Jon
Forum: The Home Front 04-04-18, 02:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 338
Posted By Postwarden
Thought this post was looking a little lonely so...

Thought this post was looking a little lonely so herewith my pennyworth.

The only mention of cleaning/polishing I found in research for my HG book related to boots which were supposed to be...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 04-04-18, 02:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 397
Posted By Postwarden
Nice rare badges. An image of the triangular...

Nice rare badges. An image of the triangular version attached.

Jon
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 04-04-18, 01:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By Postwarden
Nice. The first one is WWI. The second was...

Nice. The first one is WWI. The second was introduced in 1952, the third is probably post-war as well but I have found no official record of it and would be interested to know if anyone can provide...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-04-18, 01:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 125
Posted By Postwarden
Nice find. It's the WW2 regimental flash of...

Nice find.

It's the WW2 regimental flash of the South Lancashire Regiment worn with dark blue to the front. It was recorded worn by the 1st Bn and by the 9th whilst serving with the Orkney and...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 04-04-18, 09:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 295
Posted By Postwarden
The young lady is wearing the overall dress of...

The young lady is wearing the overall dress of the Women's Auxiliary Army Corps or Queen Mary's Auxiliary Army Corps, the stripes running through the centre of the shoulder strap indicating the...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-04-18, 02:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,398
Posted By Postwarden
Simon, That would be great. Many thanks. ...

Simon,

That would be great. Many thanks.

Jon
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-04-18, 11:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,398
Posted By Postwarden
A very interesting find. My forthcoming...

A very interesting find.

My forthcoming cloth badge book due later this year identifies this as the title of the Royal Artillery Mechanical Traction School formed in September 1941 from the...
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