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Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 17-04-18, 08:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 127
Posted By Chacal
British Military Administration insignia

I've just opened an album for insignia, ephemera etc. from the British Military Administration of Occupied Territories.

If any members have items they would like included please PM me and we can...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-04-18, 07:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 123
Posted By Chacal
Hi Billy Glad we could be of help. Thank you...

Hi Billy

Glad we could be of help. Thank you for your kind offer, I'll pass as these are not police-related so outside my area of interest.

All the best

Graham
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-04-18, 01:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 123
Posted By Chacal
Hi Billy I believe these are Abu Dhabi...

Hi Billy

I believe these are Abu Dhabi Defence Force collars.

All the best

Graham
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 15-04-18, 10:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 119
Posted By Chacal
Dave and Frank Thank you both for you input,...

Dave and Frank

Thank you both for you input, you've put my mind at rest and it is much appreciated.

Just need to get the first pattern now.

Thanks again chaps

Graham
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 15-04-18, 07:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 119
Posted By Chacal
Eritrea Police cap badge - good or bad?

Good morning

This is the cherry in the lot of African and ME Police badges I've just obtained, used by the Eritrea Police during the British administration. I had, and disposed of, one many moons...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-04-18, 01:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 55
Posted By Chacal
Ethiopian Police(?) badges for ID/confirmation

Good afternoon

These are in a group of African and Middle Eastern police insignia I recently bought so I'm posting them in the hope that someone can confirm, or correctly, ID them:

1) The...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 13-04-18, 06:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 85
Posted By Chacal
African & Middle Eastern Police badges

Good evening

On Wednesday I ventured forth to a local(ish) auction house as a number of lots of police insignia were for sale. Sadly the bus I was on broke down between Dunblane and Kinbuck, as...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-04-18, 06:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 140
Posted By Chacal
Hi Malcolm This is a British Airways cap...

Hi Malcolm

This is a British Airways cap badge.

All the best

Graham
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-04-18, 05:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 169
Posted By Chacal
Hi Simon #1 would appear to be Lloyd...

Hi Simon

#1 would appear to be Lloyd Triestino, Italy, http://hfotw.free.fr/lr.html and scroll down about 14.

All the best

Graham
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 27-03-18, 05:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 319
Posted By Chacal
Hi Arty PM sent re. Royal Marines swagger...

Hi Arty

PM sent re. Royal Marines swagger stick.

Regards

Graham
Forum: General Topics. 26-03-18, 03:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 287
Posted By Chacal
Hi Steve As an ex-radar fitter I'm pretty...

Hi Steve

As an ex-radar fitter I'm pretty sure it is part of a cavity magnetron for use in radar transmitters. This gives a bit of info plus photos: http://vc.airvectors.net/ttwiz_03.html. You...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 16-03-18, 06:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 191
Posted By Chacal
There are images online of police constables in...

There are images online of police constables in Glamorgan wearing buckles of identical design apart from the change of name.

Graham
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-03-18, 06:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 176
Posted By Chacal
Thank you Tim, likewise I'm pretty sure I was in...

Thank you Tim, likewise I'm pretty sure I was in a Scout 'Troop' in Dorset early 70s so possible it is linked to the Canadians. Whilst the Boys Brigade uses 'Company' were there sufficient boys to...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-03-18, 03:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 176
Posted By Chacal
2nd Soest Company shoulder title (Scouts?/BB?)

Good afternoon

This just arrived in a job lot of cloth and metal insignia, it is blue embroidered on white and 7 x 1.2 cms. Iím guessing that it was used by Scouts or Boys Brigade connected with...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 18-02-18, 03:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 451
Posted By Chacal
Considering the liking the daughters of the...

Considering the liking the daughters of the aristocracy have for all things equine, including stable boys, you may have a closer connection than you think. :eek: :D
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 17-02-18, 06:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 251
Posted By Chacal
Kelso Burgh Police 'relic' button

Evening all :)

One for the police/early button collectors: recently bought this button used by the Kelso Burgh Police which existed from 1757 until c. 1881/82, when they merged into the Roxburgh...
Forum: Other Militaria 29-01-18, 04:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 276
Posted By Chacal
Nice save, would have been a shame to lose that.

Nice save, would have been a shame to lose that.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 26-01-18, 07:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 206
Posted By Chacal
Hi Simon Worn by Royal Navy Regulating Petty...

Hi Simon

Worn by Royal Navy Regulating Petty Officers, and by other Petty Officers on Naval Patrol duties (Shore Patrol) in port (and probably used by other Colonial/Commonwealth Navies).
...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-01-18, 07:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 114
Posted By Chacal
Hi Iain Personally I'd say it is a Gothic...

Hi Iain

Personally I'd say it is a Gothic "H".

Regards

Graham
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 08-01-18, 02:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 643
Posted By Chacal
Hi 1314 Cool, thank you for that, much...

Hi 1314

Cool, thank you for that, much appreciated.

All the best

Graham
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 08-01-18, 12:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 643
Posted By Chacal
Northern Rhodesia Ndola Police Club tankard

Wayne & Dave, very nice collections, thanks for sharing.

My boss picked this up at the local boot sale a few weeks ago, I was able to swap some bits for it. Presumably it was made as a souvenir...
Forum: General Topics. 22-12-17, 06:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,886
Posted By Chacal
Best of 2017 - Port Glasgow Burgh Police button

Hi Roy

My runner-up for 2017 would be the Ras al-Khaimah Police Chiefís gorget patch, however in first place is this previously unrecorded* Port Glasgow Burgh Police button - it wasnít cheap - but...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 16-12-17, 04:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 351
Posted By Chacal
Reminds me of the Pink Panther too, it also looks...

Reminds me of the Pink Panther too, it also looks like the figure is doffing a top hat with it's right arm/paw, the halo being the underside of the brim.

Graham
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 27-11-17, 08:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 501
Posted By Chacal
Hi Billy In addition to removing...

Hi Billy

In addition to removing "Auxiliaries" from the scroll the section between the tail and scroll stating "Police" has been removed entirely. Very odd.

Graham
Forum: Military Buttons 22-10-17, 08:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 298
Posted By Chacal
According to this site...

According to this site http://www.aquilabooks.com/Catalogues/Catalogue%20106/cataloguetext106.html #074 it was used on Scottís Discovery, although my understanding is that it was RRS Discovery (Royal...
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