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Forum: Military Buttons Yesterday, 05:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 91
Posted By Roy
Thans Stephen, It was rather grubby when it...

Thans Stephen,

It was rather grubby when it turned up but a little soap and water soon brought it back to life.

A nice addition that I'm pleased to have.

Cheers,

Roy
Forum: Military Buttons 20-04-18, 05:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 91
Posted By Roy
Sligo (Irish) Militia Button

Hi Gents,

I just wanted to share a nice Sligo Militia button new to my collection.

I find that Irish as well as Scottish and Welsh militia buttons are a bit challenging to find, so I'm always...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 14-04-18, 01:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 329
Posted By Roy
Thanks for that Mike, I get contacted maybe...

Thanks for that Mike,

I get contacted maybe three or four times a year by a family that has inherited a First Pattern F-S Knife, if things work out then end up sending it my way in order to find...
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 14-04-18, 02:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 299
Posted By Roy
Hi Gents, I must agree in regards a general...

Hi Gents,

I must agree in regards a general comment on cloth badges. As much as I understand why collectors would want a fine unused examples, I think it's hard to beet a nice 'salty' patch with...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 13-04-18, 08:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 329
Posted By Roy
Thanks you gents, I was thrilled to assist...

Thanks you gents,

I was thrilled to assist the family in finding this a good home. I'm very well aware that the Rangers trained alongside Commandos at the Scottish Commando facility in Achnacarry...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 12-04-18, 08:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 329
Posted By Roy
Hello Jack, Thank you for that. For...

Hello Jack,

Thank you for that.

For interest here is an initial photograph showing the entire grouping.

Cheers,

Roy
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 12-04-18, 06:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 329
Posted By Roy
Hello Mike, Yes it is always great to keep...

Hello Mike,

Yes it is always great to keep such a group together. I have spoken on and off with the family for over two years now and then finally decided it was time to let all these items go as...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 12-04-18, 05:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 329
Posted By Roy
Hi Paul, Thanks for that mate. I strongly...

Hi Paul,

Thanks for that mate. I strongly suspected that would be the case but I'm very pleased to get that confirmation.

Cheers,

Roy
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 12-04-18, 04:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 329
Posted By Roy
1st Ranger Bn

Hi Gents,

Forgive posting this US patch in this section but I thought I would likely be the best place.

I met with a family yesterday who have consigned a large group of identified items to me....
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 10-04-18, 03:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 137
Posted By Roy
Chindit photo anyone?

Hi Gents,

I was clearing out some old files on my computer and came across full size scans (front/back) of this lovely postcard I owned many years ago. It it a super nice image of the classic...
Forum: Off topic 31-03-18, 09:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 238
Posted By Roy
Smile I challenge you not to laugh..:)

Hi Chaps,

I just watched this great video of 'It Ain't Half Hot Mum' best bits.

What a great show that was, brought back many wonderful memories.

So I challenge you to watch it and 'not'...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 30-03-18, 07:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 225
Posted By Roy
Hi, The Commando I believe is a post war old...

Hi,

The Commando I believe is a post war old comrades badge and the LRDG is a common fake.

Cheers,

Roy
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 30-03-18, 06:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 314
Posted By Roy
Hi Gents, Yes, a lovely piece this is. I...

Hi Gents,

Yes, a lovely piece this is. I can't say I have ever seen anything like it before. Having said that, I would say a decorative (horse) brass is the most likely.

What size is it?
...
Forum: Off topic 29-03-18, 01:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 292
Posted By Roy
I was very saddened by this story. Is it...

I was very saddened by this story.

Is it really so hard just to be decent and do the right thing these days?

Roy
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 28-03-18, 08:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 98
Posted By Roy
Thank you chaps, You confirmed both of my...

Thank you chaps,

You confirmed both of my suspicions but it's always great to get a second opinion, especially when one's head is a little fuzzy form being somewhat under the weather.

My...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 28-03-18, 07:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 98
Posted By Roy
Glengarry - Shropshire ?

Hi Gents,

I saw this badge on our favorite auction site (link below). It is not one I recognize and as my books are packed away could some have a peek and share opinions on this? Link below:
...
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 28-03-18, 12:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 143
Posted By Roy
Hi Northman, Welcome to the forum. Some...

Hi Northman,

Welcome to the forum.

Some interesting collecting topics there. It's been some years since I collected Canadian badge (have my last one up in my for sales album) but most confess...
Forum: Off topic 27-03-18, 05:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 246
Posted By Roy
Thanks Rob, I know what you mean, some hard...

Thanks Rob,

I know what you mean, some hard choices. However I do still have some splendid collections to keep me busy.

Cheers,

Roy
Forum: Off topic 27-03-18, 05:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 246
Posted By Roy
Quite possibly Phil .. but as I don't need...

Quite possibly Phil .. but as I don't need one...:eek::eek::eek::eek:
Forum: Off topic 27-03-18, 05:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 246
Posted By Roy
Thanks Gents, Yes Simon a 'pistol' it is. ...

Thanks Gents,

Yes Simon a 'pistol' it is. If it had a stock (instead of a 'brace') it would be classed as an SBR (short barreled rifle) which would come with some restrictions and a load of...
Forum: Off topic 27-03-18, 05:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 246
Posted By Roy
New (non badge) Project

Hi Gents,

Disclaimer; If you find firearms offensive PLEASE DO NOT READ THIS THREAD or add any comments. This is posted in the 'Off Topics' section for a reason. Thank You and yes I know this...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 27-03-18, 03:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 623
Posted By Roy
Hi Gents, As a few items have been sold, I...

Hi Gents,

As a few items have been sold, I have dug around and now added some new items to this for sales album.

http://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/album.php?albumid=3126

I have also...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 26-03-18, 03:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 142
Posted By Roy
The blank shield and scroll suggests the...

The blank shield and scroll suggests the purchased could have their own details added (for a cost). So not official I think.

Cheers,

Roy
Forum: General Topics. 26-03-18, 03:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 287
Posted By Roy
That was my first thought too. Cheers, ...

That was my first thought too.

Cheers,

Roy
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 25-03-18, 09:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 623
Posted By Roy
Hi Gents, Once again my sincere thanks to...

Hi Gents,

Once again my sincere thanks to all those who have purchased from me recently. Another run to the post office tomorrow, so more will be mailed out.

I have 9 badges left in my for...
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