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Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 19-05-18, 08:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 426
Posted By fairlie63
Ah, thanks Luc.

Ah, thanks Luc.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 19-05-18, 07:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 426
Posted By fairlie63
Wasn't it previously worked out that vongold and...

Wasn't it previously worked out that vongold and plumcat are one and the same ebay identities? They are both right into faked headgear.
Forum: New Zealand Badges 13-05-18, 08:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 920
Posted By fairlie63
Agreed, some really nice displays and items. ...

Agreed, some really nice displays and items.

My basic Royal New Zealand Artillery collection.

Nothing spectacular, just waiting for a NZ Field Artillery, or NZ Field Artillery Volunteers badge...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 07-05-18, 10:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 118
Posted By fairlie63
Awesome Marc, thank you, that answers all my...

Awesome Marc, thank you, that answers all my questions on the subject!
Keith
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 30-04-18, 07:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 279
Posted By fairlie63
Yes that's a question I'd also like to know the...

Yes that's a question I'd also like to know the answer to.
Keith:confused:
Forum: General Topics 24-04-18, 06:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 188
Posted By fairlie63
Lest We Forget Keith

Lest We Forget

Keith
Forum: Headdress 22-04-18, 03:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 335
Posted By fairlie63
The identity of the seller says it all Steve, he...

The identity of the seller says it all Steve, he gets mentioned on here quite a bit in relation to headgear.

Keith
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 20-04-18, 08:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 825
Posted By fairlie63
PM sent Jon. Keith

PM sent Jon.
Keith
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 12-04-18, 09:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 328
Posted By fairlie63
The LRDG one on his site has been the subject of...

The LRDG one on his site has been the subject of a recent thread I think Stephen. The recommendation was that they were fakes.
Keith
Forum: Off topic 07-04-18, 09:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,920
Posted By fairlie63
Look what you've done now Tigerlily, you've come...

Look what you've done now Tigerlily, you've come out of hibernation for a few hours and all of a sudden the old boys have stopped muttering in their beards and brightened up :p

Now you'll slip...
Forum: Photographs of Australian Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 07-04-18, 05:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 457
Posted By fairlie63
Hi bc, I see your point, but I think what looks...

Hi bc, I see your point, but I think what looks like a leg might be in fact the top part of the crown.

If not then perhaps it is the Tasmanian Tiger badge claimed for the Tasmanian Rangers as...
Forum: Photographs of Australian Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 05-04-18, 09:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 457
Posted By fairlie63
Not the Royal Crest of a Colonel on the staff?...

Not the Royal Crest of a Colonel on the staff? With the crown partially covered by the chin-strap.
Keith
Forum: General Topics 02-04-18, 03:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 202
Posted By fairlie63
Nice to know, thanks Mark. Keith

Nice to know, thanks Mark.
Keith
Forum: General Topics 01-04-18, 09:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 238
Posted By fairlie63
I'm referring to Australian use only, British and...

I'm referring to Australian use only, British and other Commonwealth armies were much different.
Keith
Forum: General Topics 01-04-18, 06:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 238
Posted By fairlie63
Artillery sergeants definite no, they wore a gun....

Artillery sergeants definite no, they wore a gun. Engineer sergeants, yes. To the best of my knowledge such wear was unofficial after 1942 but wear them they did.

Keith
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 29-03-18, 07:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 939
Posted By fairlie63
It would be worth staying away from any badge...

It would be worth staying away from any badge offered by this on-line seller, comments regarding their items have appeared on the forum previously.
Keith
Forum: General Topics 28-03-18, 08:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 276
Posted By fairlie63
Rob, Offhand I couldn't tell you what corps...

Rob,

Offhand I couldn't tell you what corps wore exactly what version of the badges you show, but it was worn in NSW and other Australian colonies by Hospital Sergeants, etc, of units such as...
Forum: Off topic 27-03-18, 05:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 308
Posted By fairlie63
Awesome Roy, thanks for sharing. Keith

Awesome Roy, thanks for sharing.
Keith
Forum: Indian Badges 22-03-18, 04:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 233
Posted By fairlie63
They've put a bit of effort into their signage...

They've put a bit of effort into their signage haven't they.
Forum: Other Militaria 21-03-18, 04:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 298
Posted By fairlie63
Well done Marc!

Well done Marc!
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 19-03-18, 04:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 659
Posted By fairlie63
Hi Mike, no, my reference to the unvoided crown...

Hi Mike, no, my reference to the unvoided crown was primarily to the post-WW2 badge. Keith
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 15-03-18, 04:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 659
Posted By fairlie63
Mike, as Mick pointed out, they are all fakes,...

Mike, as Mick pointed out, they are all fakes, especially the rising suns with maker marks. Lugs and finish are stand-outs, the lack of voiding in the crown arches is another, particularly on the...
Forum: General Topics 15-03-18, 04:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 302
Posted By fairlie63
On further investigation of my RAA collar badges,...

On further investigation of my RAA collar badges, those that I would most closely associate by their lug styles with Great War period and prior have Stokes and Sons, or Stokes and Sons Melb, while...
Forum: General Topics 14-03-18, 04:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 302
Posted By fairlie63
Hi Dennis, In my admittedly limited...

Hi Dennis,

In my admittedly limited collecting sphere, STOKES was post WW2.

Keith
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 09-03-18, 07:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 227
Posted By fairlie63
Hi Mark, They can be seen from about 1858 in...

Hi Mark,

They can be seen from about 1858 in Australia, red being for infantry and engineers.

The muskets appear with and without slings, my notes suggest the crossed muskets without slings...
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