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Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 22-05-18, 09:02 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By fougasse1940
The first two are Air Force NCO's hat eagles,...

The first two are Air Force NCO's hat eagles, first one indeed British made and second one probable theater made (middle East/Italy/europe?) third one forage cap but also worn by the Polish Army.
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Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 22-05-18, 08:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 141
Posted By fougasse1940
An article on APTC badges in Crown Imperial...

An article on APTC badges in Crown Imperial magazine describes these as "Crown-sword joint reinforced with wire is rare trial pattern." Initially issued in G/M but changed to W/M in 1936. Most I've...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 17-05-18, 08:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 117
Posted By fougasse1940
The coil of rope is polished off from the grenade...

The coil of rope is polished off from the grenade body the middle badge, which is not unusual. Apparently it wasn't liked much.

Rgds, Thomas
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 16-05-18, 08:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 260
Posted By fougasse1940
Irv, Wouldn't you agree that the educational...

Irv, Wouldn't you agree that the educational quality of this Forum might be greatly enhanced by at least mentioning some of your red flags?

Rgds, Thomas
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 13-05-18, 08:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 155
Posted By fougasse1940
The OBLI wore OXF. & BUCKS white on red...

The OBLI wore OXF. & BUCKS white on red embroidered and printed or FIFTY-SECOND in red with yellow outline on black background embroidered shoulder titles during the war.

Rgds, Thomas
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 08-05-18, 06:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 269
Posted By fougasse1940
He seems to be wearing the GRI cypher plus crown...

He seems to be wearing the GRI cypher plus crown cap badge, wasn't that worn by officers serving in the Indian Army?

Rgds, Thomas.
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 22-04-18, 05:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 301
Posted By fougasse1940
Welcome, this might help:...

Welcome, this might help: http://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/faq.php?faq=vb3_reading_posting#faq_vb3_attachments

Rgds, Thomas
Forum: Headdress 21-04-18, 09:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 335
Posted By fougasse1940
Did they even wear this particular type of badge...

Did they even wear this particular type of badge on the beret?

Rgds, Thomas
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 21-04-18, 09:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 427
Posted By fougasse1940
Don't underestimate this forum, there is even a...

Don't underestimate this forum, there is even a link in the invisione thread to here: http://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=74
And an unlinked thread:...
Forum: Military Buttons 19-04-18, 08:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 906
Posted By fougasse1940
I believe the various amount of plaits refer to...

I believe the various amount of plaits refer to the amount of strings coiled around one another?

Rgds, Thomas
Forum: General Topics. 19-04-18, 08:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,246
Posted By fougasse1940
And also worn by some AFPU and Intelligence Corps...

And also worn by some AFPU and Intelligence Corps officers.

Rgds, Thomas
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 18-04-18, 03:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 787
Posted By fougasse1940
http://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forum_rules.htm ...

http://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forum_rules.htm
If you plan on using the Forum membership to identify, date, or collect information to enhance the desirability of an item that you intend to sell,...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 18-04-18, 02:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 208
Posted By fougasse1940
Anyone else have any thoughts on this? Rgds,...

Anyone else have any thoughts on this?

Rgds, Thomas
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 18-04-18, 02:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,571
Posted By fougasse1940
See...

See http://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?p=440903#post440903 post #6

Rgds, Thomas
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 16-04-18, 07:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 353
Posted By fougasse1940
Could they be German interpreters? Their caps...

Could they be German interpreters? Their caps look German.

Rgds, Thomas
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-04-18, 09:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 208
Posted By fougasse1940
Thank you Jerry. Most, if not all, German wreaths...

Thank you Jerry. Most, if not all, German wreaths are all oak, this one is half laurel and half oak.

Rgds, Thomas
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-04-18, 08:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 208
Posted By fougasse1940
Unknown laurel and oak wreath

What have we here? Size is 64 x 74 mm, fittings suggest non British or Commonwealth provenance.

Rgds, Thomas
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 14-04-18, 08:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 109
Posted By fougasse1940
PM sent, with your info you'll be looking in...

PM sent, with your info you'll be looking in vain, the article is in Vol. XVII No. 67 February, 1967, page 61.

Rgds, Thomas
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 13-04-18, 10:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 424
Posted By fougasse1940
The biggest giveaway is that it would be nigh on...

The biggest giveaway is that it would be nigh on impossible to wear on any headdress with even the slightest shred of decorum.

Rgds, Thomas
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 13-04-18, 07:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 209
Posted By fougasse1940
Direct link:...

Direct link: https://www.ebay.com/itm/92nd-Highlanders-Gordons-1869-1878-The-last-Shako-plate-badge-86-x-97-mm/142755141541?hash=item213cde97a5:g:gVwAAOSwb9Baojvm

Rgds, Thomas
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-04-18, 08:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 187
Posted By fougasse1940
This might be helpful:...

This might be helpful: http://www.archive.org/stream/dressinsigniawor00greauoft#page/n0/mode/2up

Rgds, Thomas
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 10-04-18, 09:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 214
Posted By fougasse1940
I'm not up to speed on (pre War) Dutch caps, but...

I'm not up to speed on (pre War) Dutch caps, but couldn't find anything like it in the uniforms and badges book. It's not wartime or post War. So I doubt the cap is Dutch.

Rgds, Thomas.
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 10-04-18, 08:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 348
Posted By fougasse1940
I don't think so, if it would have been as you...

I don't think so, if it would have been as you state i think at least the motto would have been present. Also white metal would have been more logical. Thistles, stag's heads and cairngorms are...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 10-04-18, 07:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 473
Posted By fougasse1940
Major Charles Mackenzie, GSO 1 (Operations) in...

Major Charles Mackenzie, GSO 1 (Operations) in 1944 at Arnhem wore his grandfathers silver scrollless badge on his maroon beret on a Mackenzie tartan backing. His beret, with badge, was donated at...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 10-04-18, 07:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 214
Posted By fougasse1940
The grenade has the same flame pattern as the...

The grenade has the same flame pattern as the Dutch Garde Grenadiers grenade. Perhaps a Swedish cap with Dutch grenade?

Rgds, Thomas
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