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Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. Yesterday, 11:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 97
Posted By manchesters
It is an officers cap badge. regards

It is an officers cap badge.

regards
Forum: General Topics. 21-04-18, 06:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 297
Posted By manchesters
Assuming the medal box is empty, then 20 -25...

Assuming the medal box is empty, then 20 -25 for everything in the photo.

regards
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 20-04-18, 12:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 141
Posted By manchesters
The rose (on the first one)looks suspiciously...

The rose (on the first one)looks suspiciously like the 30mmx30mm WW2 49th West Riding Div arm badge. has it got the brass circle to the rear with makers mark?

regards
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 20-04-18, 11:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 141
Posted By manchesters
Stephen, I believe yours is the same generic...

Stephen,

I believe yours is the same generic pattern as the first post and an other ranks/NCO's PBP of the Rifle Volunteers 1859 to c. 1880's. Again its missing its centre.

regards
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 20-04-18, 11:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 141
Posted By manchesters
Hello, Its a generic Pouch Belt Plate worn...

Hello,

Its a generic Pouch Belt Plate worn by Rifle Volunteers and some VB's all of whom would have worn a different device and possibly number to the centre.

In my opinion the WM rose had been...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 19-04-18, 12:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 95
Posted By manchesters
Trev, I dont think she's VAD. The badge...

Trev,

I dont think she's VAD.

The badge on the armband reminds me of the insignia of the Territorial Force Nursing Service.

Formed in 1908, the insignia features the intertwined A's of...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 18-04-18, 07:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 167
Posted By manchesters
No, not original. 100% fake, sorry. regards

No, not original.
100% fake, sorry.

regards
Forum: Headdress 17-04-18, 02:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 204
Posted By manchesters
Peter, A very knowledgable collector once...

Peter,

A very knowledgable collector once told me that the Helmet Furniture colour should always match the colour of the Helmet plate Star.

In this case there is clearly a mis-match.

The...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 16-04-18, 12:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 640
Posted By manchesters
For sale already on ebay____ ...

For sale already on ebay____

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/WW2-Canadian-Royal-Artillery-Cap-Badge/132585093358?hash=item1edeaff8ee:g:vl4AAOSwSY9a1Iwg
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 16-04-18, 12:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 640
Posted By manchesters
Its post 1926 when the Canada banner was replaced...

Its post 1926 when the Canada banner was replaced with Ubique, but is of a later production and almost certainly WW2.

regards
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 14-04-18, 05:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 140
Posted By manchesters
I am sure the scroll will read, "Cheshire...

I am sure the scroll will read, "Cheshire Constabulary".

regards
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 12-04-18, 10:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 263
Posted By manchesters
I think his listing makes it very clear:- ...

I think his listing makes it very clear:-

"Hallmarked silver ........... cap badge
Made in silver restrike
Have been made before 1995, however have only just been hallmarked so it reads ...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 12-04-18, 07:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,405
Posted By manchesters
Luke, You make a very valid point. I...

Luke,

You make a very valid point.

I would find it useful to understand the process of manufacture that Woodward undertook. By that I mean the following:-

1. Did they manufacture something...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 11-04-18, 05:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 180
Posted By manchesters
I agree its not right. A reasonable copy but...

I agree its not right.
A reasonable copy but lacking in any quality.

regards
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 10-04-18, 07:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 286
Posted By manchesters
thanks for all the suggestions so far. ...

thanks for all the suggestions so far.

regards
Forum: Military Buttons 10-04-18, 07:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 742
Posted By manchesters
Thankyou, much more than I thought. I will...

Thankyou, much more than I thought.
I will keep my eyes open for them on any Manchester Regiment buttons.

regards
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-04-18, 06:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 286
Posted By manchesters
WO2 (RQMS) Rank Badge - Which unit?

Hello,

A new one on me, white on a dark blue.

Anyone know which Regiment/unit would have worn this?

regards
Forum: Military Buttons 09-04-18, 05:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 742
Posted By manchesters
Thanks Rob, not seen that maker/outfitter before....

Thanks Rob, not seen that maker/outfitter before.

regards
Forum: Military Buttons 09-04-18, 04:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 742
Posted By manchesters
Thanks Roger, all good info. regards

Thanks Roger, all good info.

regards
Forum: Military Buttons 09-04-18, 03:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 742
Posted By manchesters
Roger, Outfitters and not makers, thats good...

Roger,

Outfitters and not makers, thats good to know.

Do you know if the other Irish 'maker' was such and also the two Manchester 'makers'?

regards
Forum: Military Buttons 09-04-18, 01:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 742
Posted By manchesters
Rob, Very impressed with your new Button...

Rob,

Very impressed with your new Button albums.

A lot of research gone into those and much appreciated.

I only collect buttons to the constituent units of the Manchester Regiment and my...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 08-04-18, 12:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 130
Posted By manchesters
Wimbledon & Bisley Shooting Badges

Wanted -

Pre 1908 dated NRA and Lancashire County bullion or metal shooting badges.

Examples of the kind of thing shown below.

regards
Forum: General Topics. 08-04-18, 12:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 277
Posted By manchesters
Thanks Colin, very interesting. regards

Thanks Colin, very interesting.

regards
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 08-04-18, 12:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 302
Posted By manchesters
Brian, Its an Officers Beret badge. WW2 and...

Brian,

Its an Officers Beret badge. WW2 and after upto 1952.

regards
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 08-04-18, 10:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 206
Posted By manchesters
Open to sensible offers if anyones tempted. ...

Open to sensible offers if anyones tempted.

regards
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