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Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 20-06-18, 11:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 117
Posted By Bill A
Hello Roy, welcome to the Forum. Your account is...

Hello Roy, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: Cavalry and Armoured Units 19-06-18, 06:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 156
Posted By Bill A
Nice badges. The pin back suggests the need to...

Nice badges. The pin back suggests the need to easily remove the badge.
Forum: Infantry 16-06-18, 08:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 579
Posted By Bill A
That is one scarce badge Don. Good catch.

That is one scarce badge Don. Good catch.
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 16-06-18, 11:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 102
Posted By Bill A
Welcome to the Forum wf789. Your account is...

Welcome to the Forum wf789. Your account is active and open for posts. (And that should also now apply to the PM's).
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 12-06-18, 11:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 219
Posted By Bill A
Hello Caleb, welcome to the Forum. Your account...

Hello Caleb, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: General Topics 08-06-18, 11:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,808
Posted By Bill A
Agreed. That puts a new spin on several titles in...

Agreed. That puts a new spin on several titles in the same colours. They are all likely Scouts Canada related.
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 05-06-18, 09:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 484
Posted By Bill A
Hello Geoff, welcome to the Forum. Your account...

Hello Geoff, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: Infantry 03-06-18, 11:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 229
Posted By Bill A
Not a badge I would want in my accumulation. What...

Not a badge I would want in my accumulation. What is with the overly long wire on one side of the overlay and the lack of the other one?
Forum: Air Force (RCAF and CAF) 01-06-18, 11:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,117
Posted By Bill A
I would suggest post war.

I would suggest post war.
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 31-05-18, 05:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 257
Posted By Bill A
Not a documented variation in Warren Carroll's...

Not a documented variation in Warren Carroll's Eagles Recalled.
Forum: General Topics 29-05-18, 11:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 255
Posted By Bill A
The CANADA shoulder tablets were taken into wear...

The CANADA shoulder tablets were taken into wear circa the time of the Boer War. The wavy pattern were more associated with the overseas contingent, but iiuc, they were a variation of the titles.
Forum: Formation and Tasking Signs 28-05-18, 06:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 252
Posted By Bill A
Here is a link to an article about Canadian...

Here is a link to an article about Canadian Engineers Tunneling Companies. https://milart.blog/2017/12/04/t-is-for-tunneller/
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 25-05-18, 11:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 210
Posted By Bill A
I should add that I have that badge in plain...

I should add that I have that badge in plain brass finish, stamped. It was attributed to a recruit in early SWW.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 25-05-18, 11:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 210
Posted By Bill A
Hello Stu, there is no discussion of that type of...

Hello Stu, there is no discussion of that type of badge in the archive docs for the CWAC.
Forum: Photographs of Canadian Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 25-05-18, 11:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 154
Posted By Bill A
In the re-organization of the Cdn Corps in early...

In the re-organization of the Cdn Corps in early 1918, the MG patches were redesigned, with the MG arrow being imposed on the formation patch, rather than above it. The practice was continued in...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-05-18, 11:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 210
Posted By Bill A
Hi, the badge in question is one of the many...

Hi, the badge in question is one of the many variations of the general list badge. The finish appears to be fire gilt, likely for an officer.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 24-05-18, 11:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 232
Posted By Bill A
Jean-Marie has the id. The badge looks good. It...

Jean-Marie has the id. The badge looks good. It is not a known victim of repro badges.
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 23-05-18, 01:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 159
Posted By Bill A
Sopwith and Marsh Jones & Cribb

This brass plate appears to be a maker plate for an aircraft. It is named as designed by the Sopwith Aviation Co Ltd and built by Messrs Marsh, Jones & Cribb.
Some research indicates that Marsh...
Forum: Infantry 22-05-18, 04:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 603
Posted By Bill A
Here are a couple of examples.The third, fourth...

Here are a couple of examples.The third, fourth and fifth ones down are post war. Note the "G" in the titles.
Forum: Infantry 22-05-18, 11:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 603
Posted By Bill A
Mike, the shoulder title is a Canadian made...

Mike, the shoulder title is a Canadian made pattern, worn in the post war era until the North Shore's were amalgamated with the other regiments in the province to form the New Brunswick Regiment.
Forum: Formation and Tasking Signs 21-05-18, 08:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 586
Posted By Bill A
With the dark backing, it is likely these were...

With the dark backing, it is likely these were wore on the blue patrols. The full dress collars were metal iirc.
Forum: Infantry 21-05-18, 08:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 248
Posted By Bill A
Hello badger306. Welcome to the Forum. Your...

Hello badger306. Welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
The badge in your image looks good.
Forum: General Topics 19-05-18, 01:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 338
Posted By Bill A
Interesting that there is a backing on the badge....

Interesting that there is a backing on the badge. One would think it should be maroon, the colour of the COTC.
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 17-05-18, 12:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 258
Posted By Bill A
What an impressive Alberta PP helmet badge.

What an impressive Alberta PP helmet badge.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 14-05-18, 09:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 485
Posted By Bill A
Thanks to all. Informative. It shines a...

Thanks to all. Informative. It shines a considerable light on the practices of enhancing groups of militaria.
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