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Forum: New Member Introduction Zone Yesterday, 04:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 80
Posted By manchesters
Godfrey, Your Grandfather Ralph Chalkley...

Godfrey,

Your Grandfather Ralph Chalkley OBE, GM, was quite a famous man and indeed a Chindit.

Lovely mementos.

regards
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges Yesterday, 02:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 813
Posted By manchesters
Marcus, i think you must be talking about a...

Marcus,

i think you must be talking about a different badge???

regarsd
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges Yesterday, 01:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 813
Posted By manchesters
You will get the right date eventually. It...

You will get the right date eventually.

It was introduced in 1912.

regards
Forum: General Topics Yesterday, 12:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 130
Posted By manchesters
Yours is probably a WW2 version. The early...

Yours is probably a WW2 version.

The early No.2 is quite scarce.

regards
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-01-18, 06:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 277
Posted By manchesters
Read post #2 for explaination

Read post #2 for explaination
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-01-18, 01:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 155
Posted By manchesters
RNAS

RNAS
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-01-18, 01:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 277
Posted By manchesters
Looks good to me. regards

Looks good to me.

regards
Forum: Indian Badges 14-01-18, 11:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 102
Posted By manchesters
Keith, My version has 3 loops and a Gaunt...

Keith,

My version has 3 loops and a Gaunt tablet and is better quality than the one shown.

However I must admit to being the underbidder as I thought it was OK. I didnt go all out in a bidding...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 13-01-18, 03:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 166
Posted By manchesters
Certainly another candidate. regards

Certainly another candidate.

regards
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 13-01-18, 02:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 166
Posted By manchesters
OK thanks

OK thanks
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 13-01-18, 01:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 166
Posted By manchesters
Thank you. I considered Exeter and Ely but...

Thank you.

I considered Exeter and Ely but not Epsom. I will do some research.

Is there a PICA equivalent for Fire Brigade badge collectors??

regards
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 13-01-18, 12:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 166
Posted By manchesters
Victorian Senior Officers Forage Cap Badge

Hello,

Here is what I think is a senior officers Victorian peaked forage cap badge for a Fire Brigade of a town/city beginning with the letter 'E'.

I have asked here as I think the 3 tower...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 12-01-18, 01:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 200
Posted By manchesters
When Kitcheners Army Blues were issued the...

When Kitcheners Army Blues were issued the practice of wearing shoulder titles on the collars occurred frequently due to the lack of shoulder straps.

regards
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-01-18, 07:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 263
Posted By manchesters
I have noticed that Vaughtons made sports and...

I have noticed that Vaughtons made sports and club badges generally and I have never seen a Military badge made by them which is part of the uniform such as cap or collar etc.

regards
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 10-01-18, 01:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 374
Posted By manchesters
Hello, The 90th is a fake. The other...

Hello,

The 90th is a fake.

The other passes from the front but the rear loops look suspect?

regards
Forum: New Zealand Badges 10-01-18, 01:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 365
Posted By manchesters
Thanks, here are some of my Robert NZ...

Thanks,

here are some of my Robert NZ artillery badges:-

regards
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 10-01-18, 12:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,042
Posted By manchesters
Chay, yes, its original. regards

Chay,

yes, its original.

regards
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 09-01-18, 05:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 297
Posted By manchesters
No, the printed version came after WW2, prior to...

No, the printed version came after WW2, prior to that they were both in 2 part felt and then embroidered.

regards
Forum: New Zealand Badges 09-01-18, 11:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 365
Posted By manchesters
Two interesting points revealed in the photo and...

Two interesting points revealed in the photo and sketch with thanks to Atillathenunns.

1. The use of 3 "loose" stars above the badge rather than the usual badge with 3 integral stars.

2. The...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 08-01-18, 04:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 303
Posted By manchesters
Looks more like Royal Artillery to me? ...

Looks more like Royal Artillery to me?

regards
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 08-01-18, 02:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 112
Posted By manchesters
The badge looks genuine. Loops correct M...

The badge looks genuine.
Loops correct
M shape correct
Type of fitting on the M correct (various styles of fitting)

Worn pre- 1908

regards
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-01-18, 02:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 183
Posted By manchesters
Jon, Looks like a SWB on his right lapel and...

Jon,

Looks like a SWB on his right lapel and perhaps a Red/Blue/White patriotic ribbon on the other.

regards
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-01-18, 11:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 277
Posted By manchesters
Thanks Jon

Thanks Jon
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 08-01-18, 11:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 297
Posted By manchesters
Thanks Peter, later than I thought but great...

Thanks Peter, later than I thought but great evidence.

regards
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 07-01-18, 07:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 221
Posted By manchesters
According to Gaylor the pattern you show with...

According to Gaylor the pattern you show with scroll below wasnt adopted until 1920?

It may be he is mistaken from the evidence you have provided.

regards
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