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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Today, 01:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 157
Posted By yorkstone
Btns Andy Thank you for your comments not...

Btns Andy
Thank you for your comments not found a candidate yet will keep plugging away.

I agree Andy done very tastefully. I do believe I have seen similar in the past Sword hilts as Candle...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 07:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 157
Posted By yorkstone
candle sconce Or is it

A unuseual item I Picked this up today two shako plates made into a candle sconce.

Unsure of nationality possibly Dutch, Belgium spring to mind. Both plume holders are still intact. A very tactile...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 21-02-18, 08:46 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,622
Posted By yorkstone
A pleasure to view Regards Stephen

A pleasure to view

Regards

Stephen
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 20-02-18, 11:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 396
Posted By yorkstone
Belly I notice in your album that your No2...

Belly

I notice in your album that your No2 Commando silver sweet heart badge the emblem of 2 Commando is within a circle,

This is not the true shape of Regimentaly worn insignia

Touch off...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 20-02-18, 07:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 396
Posted By yorkstone
Thank you Des for your informed and knowledgable...

Thank you Des for your informed and knowledgable input I look forward to hearing others. We never Stop learning.
Regards

Strphen
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 20-02-18, 02:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 396
Posted By yorkstone
Des With respect Thomas agreed that it possibly...

Des
With respect Thomas agreed that it possibly is! However he had not seen another like it

It is hand crafted and am sure a number of SF collectors on the forum are scouring photographs...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 18-02-18, 08:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 396
Posted By yorkstone
Hi Thomas Placing another view on line it shows...

Hi Thomas
Placing another view on line it shows the depth of the badge and how it appears to be carved out. Then layer of paint very carefully applied.

We are aware No 2 Commando made their own...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 18-02-18, 11:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 396
Posted By yorkstone
Is this GHQ Liasion Regiment

I have posted this this morning in unknown section just had some messages could this be

GHQ Liasion Regiment Phantom It is clearly handmade and in the tradition of other WW 2 Special forces...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 18-02-18, 10:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 170
Posted By yorkstone
A couple of odd bods amongst some nice badges

Picked up yesterday what looks to be a good Para badge, Hereford Cap,Luftwaffe beast eagle cut from uniform.

Then two odd bods

WINS winged broached back badge in a Lorel wreath.

Also odd...
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 17-02-18, 07:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 329
Posted By yorkstone
Destro I have found two others same spelling on...

Destro
I have found two others same spelling on line sadly no description however just a thought Blank Ghe sounds a little German (Ghe) others thoughts on this

Regards

Stephen
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 12-02-18, 06:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 169
Posted By yorkstone
Jon Thank you for the information, not an...

Jon
Thank you for the information, not an often found item I would think. First I have handled.

Regards

Stephen
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 11-02-18, 07:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 169
Posted By yorkstone
RTR screen print sleeve badge

An unusual RTR Screen print Sleave badge has any one the date it was introduced.

Regards

Stephen
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-02-18, 12:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By yorkstone
Roy,Frank, Thank you both for your knowledge...

Roy,Frank,

Thank you both for your knowledge I have had it kicking about in a draw for some years

Rediscovered it again last week hence the Post.

Regards

Stephen
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 10-02-18, 01:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By yorkstone
Possible Boer War badge

Brass Luged badge letters DCF or variant thereof any ideas. Penny for scale.

Regards

Stephen
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 05-02-18, 07:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 239
Posted By yorkstone
Monty wearing badge at the same time, the badge...

Monty wearing badge at the same time, the badge was worn on a red Triangle on the Beret.
Regards
Stephen
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 03-02-18, 10:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 192
Posted By yorkstone
Officers button I would buy it no obvious issues...

Officers button I would buy it no obvious issues noted.

Regards

Stephen
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 22-01-18, 12:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 279
Posted By yorkstone
Just recieved the following information from the...

Just recieved the following information from the regiment

This particular badge was issued by the QM Major Douglas Forrester Colin MBE without permission of the Army and it was withdrawn and the...
Forum: Other Military Topics 21-01-18, 11:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 203
Posted By yorkstone
Great news hears looking forward to the release...

Great news hears looking forward to the release of all WW 2 records.

Regards

Stephen
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 20-01-18, 10:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 279
Posted By yorkstone
Early Staffords cloth Beret badge

I believe this to be a NI 1970's period. Staffords Beret badge.

black silky back ground with screen printed (not woven) badge.
Can anyone confirm the date worn.

Regards

Stephen
Forum: General Topics. 12-01-18, 02:07 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,495
Posted By yorkstone
Collecting to Stone Staffordshire and surrounding Villages

Collecting to Stone Staffordshire and surrounding Villages See link below medals badges uniforms etc to my home town is my main passion. My Avitar is Stone's main War memorial. Recent items Casualty...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 07-01-18, 11:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 262
Posted By yorkstone
Nice Tank Helmet I look forward to hearing an...

Nice Tank Helmet I look forward to hearing an update on research

Regards

Stephen
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 07-01-18, 10:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 262
Posted By yorkstone
Chay A Helmet with a badge on the side sounds a...

Chay
A Helmet with a badge on the side sounds a little odd perhaps the helmet was a battlefield grave marker?

I think your friend may need to revisit the sight of the find and do more...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 07-01-18, 08:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 262
Posted By yorkstone
The Yorkshire Yeomanry were in France WW 2 post...

The Yorkshire Yeomanry were in France WW 2 post DDay see
Link
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/East_Riding_of_Yorkshire_Yeomanry

Probable pick up post WW 2

Regards

Stephen
Forum: Other Military Topics 07-01-18, 06:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 249
Posted By yorkstone
I remember well Active Edge and crashing out of...

I remember well Active Edge and crashing out of camp in Detmold BAOR never nowing how long we would be out in the field,

Combat kit permanently parked and ready to go to fight the Russians in...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-01-18, 05:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 180
Posted By yorkstone
I am sure I have a county of Stafford badge but...

I am sure I have a county of Stafford badge but minus the number un able to check at the moment though.

Regards

Steve
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