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Forum: General Topics. 21-06-18, 08:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 209
Posted By Tinto
Hello, I think this signature is of Sir John...

Hello,

I think this signature is of Sir John George Smyth, V.C., M.C., M.P. He wrote the autobiography, "The Only Enemy" (a good read) and was for many years head of the Victoria Cross...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 18-06-18, 05:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 105
Posted By Tinto
Hi Phil, I have a spare NZE title. Let me...

Hi Phil,
I have a spare NZE title.
Let me have your address.
Regards,
John (Tinto)
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-06-18, 08:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 363
Posted By Tinto
That's good, Kingsley. It's an attractive badge. ...

That's good, Kingsley. It's an attractive badge.
Cheers, Tinto
Forum: Off topic 08-06-18, 04:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 272
Posted By Tinto
Hi, P.B., When the Royal couple were on tour...

Hi, P.B.,

When the Royal couple were on tour in other parts of the world, including New Zealand, they got used to the smell of drying paint.

Cheers, Tinto
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-06-18, 04:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 363
Posted By Tinto
Hi, Sally Bosley has such a badge for £60. ...

Hi, Sally Bosley has such a badge for £60.

http://sallysbadges.com/viewphoto.php?shoph=57480&phqu=2

Cheers, Tinto
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 04-06-18, 01:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 426
Posted By Tinto
Hi Stephen, I have only the one title...

Hi Stephen,

I have only the one title ROYAL/NORFOLK which measures 49mm x 25mm approx. I think it is Westlake 835.

Cheers, Tinto
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 31-05-18, 07:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 329
Posted By Tinto
Yes, the SOYES FIRME badge is for the New Zealand...

Yes, the SOYES FIRME badge is for the New Zealand Rifle Brigade.

Cheers, Tinto
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 24-05-18, 03:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 235
Posted By Tinto
Hi, Here is a thread that includes a picture...

Hi,

Here is a thread that includes a picture of my 50th badge.
Others should be able to comment on the badge you have shown.
...
Forum: General Topics. 20-05-18, 08:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 300
Posted By Tinto
Well done, Mark. That belt could tell a few...

Well done, Mark.
That belt could tell a few stories, Some gems among the badges.
Cheers, Tinto
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 20-05-18, 06:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 295
Posted By Tinto
Hi, Here is a link to similar badge: ...

Hi,

Here is a link to similar badge:

http://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=53914&highlight=Tinto+Garter

Cheers, Tinto
Forum: New Zealand Badges 15-05-18, 09:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 590
Posted By Tinto
Hi Rob, As far as I know, the British...

Hi Rob,

As far as I know, the British pattern Volunteer Artillery button was worn in New Zealand, ie. Crown/Gun type.

I also note that Oldham has New Zealand Territorial type button (1911) with...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 15-05-18, 07:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 590
Posted By Tinto
Hi Rob, Geoffrey Oldham's catalogue, "Badges...

Hi Rob,

Geoffrey Oldham's catalogue, "Badges and Insignia of the New Zealand Army" shows a Dunedin Artillery Volunteers button with same wording around rim and a gun in centre (dated 1870). There...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 13-05-18, 06:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 291
Posted By Tinto
Hello Steven, Thank you for your interesting...

Hello Steven,

Thank you for your interesting information.

All the Best, Tinto
Forum: New Zealand Badges 12-05-18, 08:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,502
Posted By Tinto
Hello Dave, A very impressive New Zealand...

Hello Dave,

A very impressive New Zealand collection you have. Thanks for sharing.

One of these days I must arrange my own collection in a similar fashion.

Cheers, Tinto
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-05-18, 08:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 291
Posted By Tinto
Hi Peter, Just the initials RMP stamped on...

Hi Peter,

Just the initials RMP stamped on back.

Cheers,

Tinto
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-05-18, 10:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 291
Posted By Tinto
Unknown Bird and Snake badge

Hi Forum members,

Can anyone identify this small pin badge, measures 35 x 30 mm.?

Thanks,

Tinto
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 30-04-18, 11:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,159
Posted By Tinto
Hi, The fixings are similar to those on Italian...

Hi,
The fixings are similar to those on Italian badges.
Cheers,
Tinto
Forum: New Zealand Badges 30-04-18, 08:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,251
Posted By Tinto
Hi Corey, and all, Thanks for sharing your...

Hi Corey, and all,
Thanks for sharing your excellent collections.
My New Zealand badges are not so well arranged, a lot mixed up, but here are some Reinforcements.
Cheers,Tinto
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 25-04-18, 06:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 271
Posted By Tinto
Hi Chay, This badge also worn by...

Hi Chay,
This badge also worn by Sergeant-Major, First Class.
Cheers, Tinto
Forum: General Topics 24-04-18, 08:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 288
Posted By Tinto
We Will Remember Them. John

We Will Remember Them.

John
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 09-04-18, 07:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 151
Posted By Tinto
PM sent. Thanks, Tinto

PM sent.
Thanks,
Tinto
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 30-03-18, 08:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 481
Posted By Tinto
Hi, Could be T/RE/HANTS? Cheers, Tinto

Hi,
Could be T/RE/HANTS?
Cheers,
Tinto
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 29-03-18, 07:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 254
Posted By Tinto
We will remember them. Tinto

We will remember them.

Tinto
Forum: New Zealand Badges 23-03-18, 08:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 378
Posted By Tinto
Hi Cliff and bc, Not sure if this helps. Here...

Hi Cliff and bc,
Not sure if this helps. Here is a patch for comparison. Measures 7cm wide X 6.5 cm high approx.
Is it upside down?
Cheers, Tinto
Forum: New Zealand Badges 02-03-18, 03:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 462
Posted By Tinto
Hi NZEF, According to New Zealand Army...

Hi NZEF,

According to New Zealand Army Distinguishing Patches 1911-1991 by Malcolm Thomas and Cliff Lord, page 54:

2NZEF Order 120/1944, Wound Stripes and Service Chevrons:
.....a single wound...
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