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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 16-05-18, 10:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 408
Posted By John Mulcahy
Frank, Andy The article in the link I posted...

Frank, Andy

The article in the link I posted should answer that question.

John
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 13-05-18, 11:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 408
Posted By John Mulcahy
That is also my impression Mark. I am using the...

That is also my impression Mark. I am using the article by Alan Jeffreys, "First World War Battalion Patches for the Foot Guards", Bulletin of the Military Historical Society, Issue 242, November...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 10-05-18, 12:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 258
Posted By John Mulcahy
I too agree an original badge

I too agree an original badge
Forum: Other Military Topics 02-05-18, 10:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By John Mulcahy
Thank you very much Clay. this is helpful and I...

Thank you very much Clay. this is helpful and I appreciate the difficulties in colour measurement, description & control.

Your response made me realize that I should have specified what official...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 01-05-18, 02:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 136
Posted By John Mulcahy
I believe Royal Irish Reserve Rgt, but post it on...

I believe Royal Irish Reserve Rgt, but post it on PeterMc's forum here for a more definitive answer


https://irishconstabulary.com/sealed-pattern-badges-and-appointments-t808.html
Forum: Other Military Topics 01-05-18, 09:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By John Mulcahy
What was the Royal Regiments Dark Blue Facing Colour official description

Does anyone know if the Dark Blue facing colour (that appears near black to the casual observer) had an official description and if so what was it?

I have seen designations in the records such as...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 28-04-18, 08:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 281
Posted By John Mulcahy
same seller as the following thread. I would not...

same seller as the following thread. I would not waste any money personally.

http://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=67651
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 28-04-18, 08:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 445
Posted By John Mulcahy
Ian thank you for posting this very...

Ian

thank you for posting this very interesting lot. It is documented that the QRIH pipes and drums had a very tenuous existence for several years
...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 28-04-18, 08:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By John Mulcahy
In think you have a fake, slider shape looks very...

In think you have a fake, slider shape looks very modern to me, patina looks modern but above all I would be very dubious of the maker mark.

Putting a mark associated with the "Dixie" and...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 15-04-18, 01:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 233
Posted By John Mulcahy
Billy this is not a pipers star, it is the...

Billy

this is not a pipers star, it is the design worn on the sabretache c. 1900-01 but unfortunately looks like a fake to me (loops feet and only two of them).

Plenty of threads on IG stars...
Forum: Other Military Topics 15-04-18, 07:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 328
Posted By John Mulcahy
Thank you very much Stephen.

Thank you very much Stephen.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 14-04-18, 01:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 299
Posted By John Mulcahy
John, just pm me your e-mail address, no need to...

John, just pm me your e-mail address, no need to pay anything.

John
Forum: General Topics. 08-04-18, 09:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 768
Posted By John Mulcahy
There is really nothing left there anymore ...

There is really nothing left there anymore

Hearts and Daggers, 14 Pierrepont Row, is pretty much it.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 05-04-18, 02:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 224
Posted By John Mulcahy
Sean, What a fine collection you are putting...

Sean,

What a fine collection you are putting together for the regiment.

I personally don’t see any conflict between this helmet and the question of whether IG officers wore bronzed pierced...
Forum: Other Military Topics 02-04-18, 03:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 328
Posted By John Mulcahy
Thank you Frank, I will chase that lead. My...

Thank you Frank, I will chase that lead.

My daughter (middle school) has decided to compete in the National History Day 2018 competition as part of her studies. She won the South Asia Regional...
Forum: Other Military Topics 02-04-18, 02:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 328
Posted By John Mulcahy
Help requested, 1 RIF battle honour "ST OMER-LA BASSEE' notification

Is anyone on the site knowledgeable on where I might find a copy of the notification of the award of battle honours?

In particular the award of the honour "ST OMER-LA BASSEE" to The 1st Battalion,...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 22-02-18, 09:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 465
Posted By John Mulcahy
Only a very small possibility to be related the...

Only a very small possibility to be related the Wicklow Militia.

Re-embodied as a rifle corps on Jan 27, 1855, The undress (Kilmarnock) scroll was in blackened brass and though I know that...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 22-02-18, 09:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 465
Posted By John Mulcahy
No, The (Prince of Wales Own) Donegal Militia...

No, The (Prince of Wales Own) Donegal Militia bore the precedent numbers "36" 1793-1833 and "102" thereafter.

Further, their Glengarry Badge, sealed on May 4, 1875 in white metal, is the Prince of...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 13-02-18, 09:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 537
Posted By John Mulcahy
Missed this first time around. If still looking,...

Missed this first time around. If still looking, PM me your contact info for details of both The Prince of Wales Own Donegal Militia and The Donegal Artillery (The Prince of Wales’s) Regiment of...
Forum: Other Military Topics 12-02-18, 09:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 437
Posted By John Mulcahy
places in London to get WW2 Battle Dress and '37 web equipment

What are the current best places in London to get WW2 Battle Dress (original or reproductions for reenactors) and '37 pattern web equipment please?

thanks in advance for your advice.

John
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 10-02-18, 11:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 270
Posted By John Mulcahy
Thank you both very much. John

Thank you both very much.

John
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 10-02-18, 11:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 243
Posted By John Mulcahy
a read of these will help. ...

a read of these will help.

http://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=65358&highlight=inniskilling+pipers
...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 09-02-18, 02:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 270
Posted By John Mulcahy
What is NSN 8455-99-132-1169 please?

Would anyone with access the the NSN details please let me know what the designation is for this item? It should be Irish Guards related.

thanks

John
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 08-02-18, 10:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 312
Posted By John Mulcahy
Julian it is my understanding, from records...

Julian

it is my understanding, from records and publications, that the militia had their uniforms and insignia issued at Public Expense by the RACD (some corps at reduced scale such as typically...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 28-01-18, 09:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 319
Posted By John Mulcahy
John, I cannot think of any reason why the...

John,

I cannot think of any reason why the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers would have a cord boss, save it were an embroidered collar badge with the flames detached and then the ball would be gold...
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