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Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 06-04-17, 06:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,374
Posted By FMT600
Hi Tennessee, Many thanks for posting, the...

Hi Tennessee,

Many thanks for posting, the 25D clip is an interesting item, the other 25D badge was worn on the collar of an officers uniform.

Your quite correct in that unfortunately there are...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 05-04-17, 06:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 514
Posted By FMT600
Green was the Regimental colour and not Battalion...

Green was the Regimental colour and not Battalion related. Green was used to back Cap and collar badges along with rank and trade badges.

FMT600
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 05-04-17, 02:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 514
Posted By FMT600
Dean, The shoulder titles are cast copies...

Dean,

The shoulder titles are cast copies and as you say possibly theater made. This pattern of title was worn until 2006, issued in anodised aluminium until they name changed and re-badged to 2...
Forum: General Topics. 04-04-17, 01:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,434
Posted By FMT600
Nether have I, however the Sheffield badges I...

Nether have I, however the Sheffield badges I have had with no plaque seem to be from the same die as the one Ivan has shown with the mis-spelled Gaunt plaque.

FMT600
Forum: General Topics. 03-04-17, 12:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,434
Posted By FMT600
I personally don't think these have yet been...

I personally don't think these have yet been copied, badges to this unit are scarce and I have only had a couple over the years so Ivan has amassed quite a collection.

FMT600
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 25-03-17, 08:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 902
Posted By FMT600
Quite likely he has simply lost the badge as he...

Quite likely he has simply lost the badge as he would have made the jump wearing wearing the steel airborne helmet.

FMT600
Forum: Off topic 23-03-17, 01:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 636
Posted By FMT600
Andy, Many thanks for the information, I do...

Andy,

Many thanks for the information, I do sincerely hope that there will be a good turn out, regrettably I will be unable to attend due to being out of the UK, if you don't mind please pass on...
Forum: Off topic 22-03-17, 07:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 755
Posted By FMT600
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:):):):):):):)
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 21-03-17, 04:14 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 13,754
Posted By FMT600
Hi Robb0124' Firstly let me say that's a...

Hi Robb0124'

Firstly let me say that's a nice original badge you have there and whilst not rare it is reasonably scarce on a slider. As to what's it worth would depend on how you intend (if you...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 19-03-17, 09:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,553
Posted By FMT600
Interesting set of wings in any case, Jon 118 is...

Interesting set of wings in any case, Jon 118 is much more knowledgeable than I regarding dating such things so I take his word for the era of manufacture, if they have been worn quite possibly done...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 19-03-17, 07:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 536
Posted By FMT600
Hi Tinto, Not good I'm afraid, without...

Hi Tinto,

Not good I'm afraid, without looking in depth, on first impressions the long skinny legs make it a copy.

Regards,

FMT600
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 14-03-17, 09:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 720
Posted By FMT600
Officers silver plate/gilt, slight variations,...

Officers silver plate/gilt, slight variations, neither maker marked.

FMT600
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 14-03-17, 05:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 720
Posted By FMT600
There are some Officers Bullion examples here for...

There are some Officers Bullion examples here for you, for both the beret and colored side cap.

http://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=59367

Regards,

FMT600
Forum: Off topic 13-03-17, 04:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 820
Posted By FMT600
Andy, Thank you for the post, I for one...

Andy,

Thank you for the post, I for one being out of touch with my UK social circle due to work commitments would have been n the wiser without it, having not conversed with Baz since the New...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 11-03-17, 09:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 341
Posted By FMT600
Smile Dean, A very nice pair of collars despite...

Dean,

A very nice pair of collars despite one being upside down:)

Regards,
FMT600
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 01-03-17, 05:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 487
Posted By FMT600
So the story goes, collar badges were converted...

So the story goes, collar badges were converted for wear as cap badges.

FMT600
Forum: Headdress 25-02-17, 01:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 951
Posted By FMT600
Guys, each to their own opinions. FMT600

Guys,

each to their own opinions.

FMT600
Forum: Headdress 24-02-17, 05:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 951
Posted By FMT600
I'm not saying it's Royal Marines as I don't...

I'm not saying it's Royal Marines as I don't collect to them, but construction wise the cap looks like a typical genuine private purchase other ranks colourird field service cap. Knocked up by hand...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 23-02-17, 01:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 867
Posted By FMT600
As we have not had the privilege of seeing the...

As we have not had the privilege of seeing the back of the badge we must assume that this is a cast copy like the brass one I illustrate on my PWO card, so it would seem the dealer was at least...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 21-02-17, 02:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,014
Posted By FMT600
As per my other post regarding the 9th west...

As per my other post regarding the 9th west yorks, I think the above is quite feasible,

FMT600
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 21-02-17, 02:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,014
Posted By FMT600
There are a number of differing...

There are a number of differing designs/variations to the YH bi-metal cap badge, no doubt brought about by both its longevity and as Alan points out for much of its life purchased by the Regiment and...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 21-02-17, 01:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,014
Posted By FMT600
Alan, I'm not quite sure where your info...

Alan,

I'm not quite sure where your info came from but as the 9th was a well established, experienced and battle proven but admittedly depleted (through Battle casualties) Battalion. I doubt that...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 17-02-17, 10:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 867
Posted By FMT600
And to illustrate the number of variations please...

And to illustrate the number of variations please see below.
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 17-02-17, 08:06 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 462
Posted By FMT600
Helmand Provincial Reconstruction Team TRF

Hello all,

A nice reasonably priced and quite scarce ebay win, probably as most people don't have a clue what/who the Helmand Provincial Reconstruction Team was.

The TRF came in 2 sizes and was...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 16-02-17, 07:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 867
Posted By FMT600
Hello, This pattern of badge was adopted in...

Hello,

This pattern of badge was adopted in 1971, as to wherever yours is genuine that would come down to interpretation, it's certainly not issued, but that's not to say it's not a private...
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