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Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 30-10-17, 11:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 534
Posted By milcollectorblue
Bill, From my original post; 'There are no...

Bill,
From my original post; 'There are no maker marks on any of the badges and all are smooth backed".
Regards,
Lovat
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 28-10-17, 12:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 534
Posted By milcollectorblue
The badge shown is lugged. The only EMMGB badge i...

The badge shown is lugged. The only EMMGB badge i have that is 'pin and clasp' is the oval badge shown in the photos.
I also have the EMMGB/CANDA shoulder title, not shown in the photos. Not seen...
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 27-10-17, 01:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 534
Posted By milcollectorblue
Have a look at this thread: ...

Have a look at this thread:
http://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?p=331786#post331786

It shows the 'snarling beaver', which does exist!
Forum: CEF BOOK PROJECT 19-08-16, 08:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,613
Posted By milcollectorblue
Attached, I hope, are the promised 5 images of...

Attached, I hope, are the promised 5 images of the 236th Bn. I'll send what I hope are better images to Larry for inclusion either in the CEF Project and/or Book of the same name.
Forum: CEF BOOK PROJECT 02-07-16, 04:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,613
Posted By milcollectorblue
236 Bn Offrs Cap Badges

Hi Larry,

I have both Officer cap badge variants you are after, along with 3 other OR variants. I've probably got the collars too, but that would take some searching. I'll see what I can dig...
Forum: Cavalry and Armoured Units 17-11-15, 06:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 945
Posted By milcollectorblue
Bill, The oval badge is a pin-and-catch and...

Bill,

The oval badge is a pin-and-catch and having discussed at some length with a established subject matter expert in the CEF field I'm of the opinion it is an Offrs badge. However, it's a moot...
Forum: Cavalry and Armoured Units 17-11-15, 05:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 945
Posted By milcollectorblue
EMMGB Collection

A few (pretty poor) photos of part of my EMMGB collection. I'll have to get my friend (and photo expert) to get some better ones for inclusion in the CEF Project.

There are no maker marks on any...
Forum: General Topics 11-11-15, 12:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 811
Posted By milcollectorblue
A Few Recent Additions

Attached are a few recent (and not so recent) additions. The 253rd and 254th non-voided have already been seen, along with the Offr's 244th. These are far better photos of these badges though!
...
Forum: CEF BOOK PROJECT 28-10-15, 12:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,500
Posted By milcollectorblue
Bill, Mea culpa :o! The 253rd is actually...

Bill,

Mea culpa :o! The 253rd is actually maker marked 'Kinnear & Desterre'. The 254th is not maker marked but does have the Hemsley style lugs (and the ones on my badge are original).

The...
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 27-10-15, 09:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,325
Posted By milcollectorblue
Dan, SALC affiliation with CEF (Forestry)...

Dan,

SALC affiliation with CEF (Forestry) units - that is my supposition.

And yes, I do own the badge. The crowns are different but the remaining layout of the badge is almost a copy of the...
Forum: CEF BOOK PROJECT 27-10-15, 09:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,413
Posted By milcollectorblue
Requested photos

Please see my update on the E253 thread.

Lovat
Forum: CEF BOOK PROJECT 27-10-15, 09:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,500
Posted By milcollectorblue
Ian, And here is a quick photo of E253A-2 -...

Ian,

And here is a quick photo of E253A-2 - the solid pickled brass cap badge by Hemsley. (Not good enough though for the CEF Project).

E254-2 - the solid pickled brass cap badge also by...
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 27-10-15, 09:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,325
Posted By milcollectorblue
Dan, I have never seen one of the badges...

Dan,

I have never seen one of the badges before, and neither has my colleague who has been a Canadian militaria dealer for over 30 years. So my advice to you is that if you ever come across...
Forum: CEF BOOK PROJECT 26-10-15, 05:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,500
Posted By milcollectorblue
Solid 253rd cap badge

Ian,

See my previous post against your 254th Bn thread.

Lovat
Forum: CEF BOOK PROJECT 26-10-15, 05:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,413
Posted By milcollectorblue
Solid 254th and 253rd Bn cap badges

Ian,

I have both a solid 253rd and 254th Bn cap badge, both of which I had thought I had given to Larry some while back.

If that isn't the case then I'll get an image of one sort or another...
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 24-10-15, 03:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,325
Posted By milcollectorblue
32 Company South African Labour Contingent

OK - before everyone throws up their arms in despair and asks, "why is this posted in the Canadian Corps, Branches and RCA section?", read on...

Attached is a photo showing a die-struck cap badge...
Forum: CEF BOOK PROJECT 29-08-15, 10:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,453
Posted By milcollectorblue
Larry, you already have my image for the 4th Bn...

Larry, you already have my image for the 4th Bn (Interim) badge, so are you looking for anything different to that already shown within the CEF Project pages? Lovat
Forum: CEF BOOK PROJECT 19-07-15, 09:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,571
Posted By milcollectorblue
Larry, You'll have to let me know how far...

Larry,

You'll have to let me know how far you have got through the collection of images I have supplied to you. I don't think I've given you many of the Corps badges from my collection although...
Forum: General Topics 26-02-15, 07:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 676
Posted By milcollectorblue
10 CRT collar

With respect to values the title would sell for between $25-$35 and the 10 CRT collar for between $40-$50. Latest one sold on eBay is here @ $44.99:
...
Forum: General Topics 01-02-15, 02:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,043
Posted By milcollectorblue
Spare 10mm lugs

I also have some spares that I could mail to you if you are unable to find anything nearer to home.

PM me if you need some.

Lovat
Forum: General Topics 01-02-15, 02:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,578
Posted By milcollectorblue
Valuation

The value of any badge is only determined by market forces. The previous 2 examples cited in this thread made their sale prices only because there were 2 individuals with very deep pockets who...
Forum: General Topics 08-03-14, 07:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 985
Posted By milcollectorblue
Correction

OK - before you guys all descend on me I know that Babin's does contain some CEF Arty badges, but not really enough for it to be used as the Gallery Guide.:o
Forum: Infantry 08-03-14, 06:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 812
Posted By milcollectorblue
CEF Variants

As both Ian and Todd state, because there were often different manufacturers producing badges for the same CEF unit you often find variants, including some that are not shown in Charlton's Catalogues...
Forum: General Topics 08-03-14, 06:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 985
Posted By milcollectorblue
Thumbs up CEF Corps Cap Badges

I could probably fill a good many of the holes in this section too, but I know there are a good many collectors out there who could also contribute (you know who you are!)

One area of the Gallery...
Forum: Infantry 14-09-13, 04:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 446
Posted By milcollectorblue
Genuine 9th Bn cap badge

If you want to see a genuine 9th Bn cap badge then have a look in the CEF Project page under 'Current Projects'.
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