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Forum: New Zealand Badges 15-02-18, 09:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 509
Posted By badgecollector
thanks guys gotta love the kiwi badges. awesome...

thanks guys
gotta love the kiwi badges. awesome looking items
bc
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 14-02-18, 10:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 212
Posted By badgecollector
Keith's correct we currently wear the unit...

Keith's correct
we currently wear the unit badge to the front and colour patch on the puggaree on the right side. this is the only insignia we wear now on our slouch hat unless we are in ceremonial...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-02-18, 12:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 311
Posted By badgecollector
thanks guys, its not often that no one...

thanks guys,
its not often that no one recognises a badge especially when its been identified in the title.
so am i to assume its a rare item if no one knows it?
thank goodness for the Bosleys...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-02-18, 10:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 311
Posted By badgecollector
hi alex so are you saying its not a...

hi alex
so are you saying its not a Gloucestershire Regiment Forage Cap Badge?

here's another post from the forum but does not shed any light...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-02-18, 05:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 311
Posted By badgecollector
Any thoughts anyone? BC

Any thoughts anyone?
BC
Forum: Other Corps 30-01-18, 10:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By badgecollector
hey jack its good. hard to tell if ORs or...

hey jack
its good. hard to tell if ORs or Officers from the pics but would say more likely ORs as doesn't seem to have any gilt.
what do they go for??
prices are up and down but I think $500-750...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-01-18, 08:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 311
Posted By badgecollector
Gloucestershire Regiment Forage Cap Badge

hi all
what are your thoughts on this item?
is it genuine?
when was it worn?
whats it worth as im probably going to move it on
cheers
bc
Forum: Other Corps 30-01-18, 08:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By badgecollector
what are your concerns jack? looks good to me ...

what are your concerns jack?
looks good to me
bc
Forum: General Topics 26-01-18, 11:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 446
Posted By badgecollector
hi phil im not really sure what you mean? ...

hi phil
im not really sure what you mean?
here are several slouch hats. can they really be dated to an era/period from the shape of the crown and as in the youtube video the size of the brim?
some...
Forum: General Topics 26-01-18, 05:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 446
Posted By badgecollector
hi phil i agree, this is probably not a ww1 hat...

hi phil
i agree, this is probably not a ww1 hat but you said crown is not high enough at the front. what do you mean by this? surely with the many different manufacturers and personal bashing of hat...
Forum: The Royal Australian Navy and Air Force (RAN & RAAF) 23-01-18, 02:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 267
Posted By badgecollector
thanks guys so to confirm, the goggles aren't...

thanks guys
so to confirm, the goggles aren't military and its probably as skyeman says "reenactor on budget" using other non exciting parts.
are these worth anything?
these will probably be for...
Forum: The Royal Australian Navy and Air Force (RAN & RAAF) 22-01-18, 08:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 267
Posted By badgecollector
info sought on some goggles and flight gear

hi all
interested if anyone can tell me anything about these.
what period and what plane is it for etc?
thanks in advance
bc
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-01-18, 09:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 154
Posted By badgecollector
Unknown badge maybe OTC?

Hi all
Have a feeling Iíve seen this before but I canít find it anywhere.
Any thoughts.
Cheers
BC
Forum: General Topics 13-01-18, 05:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 245
Posted By badgecollector
that's a lovely badge enjoy bc

that's a lovely badge
enjoy
bc
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-01-18, 07:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 119
Posted By badgecollector
Unknown cloth patch

Hi all
Can anyone ID this patch please.
Thanks in advance
BC
Forum: Formation Signs and Unit Colour Patches 08-01-18, 12:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 609
Posted By badgecollector
great display oz i also haven't kept up with...

great display oz
i also haven't kept up with the comings and goings so i wouldn't know what else has been issued
i think i have everyone from the book by Blackwell and a few not in it.
does...
Forum: Photographs of Australian Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 06-01-18, 03:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 511
Posted By badgecollector
they both have medal ribbon bars. could either...

they both have medal ribbon bars.
could either been the 1914-15 star or the BWM ribbon
just noticed the pic was taken 1917. so maybe the ARC or RRC
bc
Forum: Light Horse and Armoured (RAAC) 06-01-18, 03:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 264
Posted By badgecollector
its actually the 144th Infantry Battalion...

its actually the 144th Infantry Battalion Winnipeg Rifles, Canadian WW1
http://www.britishbadgeforum.com/canadian_expeditionary_force/cef_e144.htm
bc
Forum: The Australian General Service Badge (Rising Sun) 03-01-18, 05:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 288
Posted By badgecollector
hi Dudley are there any makers names on the...

hi Dudley
are there any makers names on the other badges other than the 2 Boer war era and the stokes which I think is ww2 vintage
bc
Forum: The Australian General Service Badge (Rising Sun) 01-01-18, 09:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 288
Posted By badgecollector
Hi Dudley Lots of questions and all have been...

Hi Dudley
Lots of questions and all have been answered here on the forum. If you do a search you will find all the info asked and more. But I will give it a crack again for you.
Firstly on the...
Forum: Light Horse and Armoured (RAAC) 28-12-17, 09:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 227
Posted By badgecollector
The only fakes I have seen are the cast copies...

The only fakes I have seen are the cast copies with the gaunt plaque cast into the badge.
If you can post a pic that will help.
There not a rare badge but would class as uncommon
Bc
Forum: The Australian General Service Badge (Rising Sun) 27-12-17, 10:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 343
Posted By badgecollector
hi gary i have several hat and collars and was...

hi gary
i have several hat and collars and was told years ago that they were english made however never seen another english badge like it so suspect its not british made. this however could be...
Forum: Formation Signs and Unit Colour Patches 27-12-17, 07:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By badgecollector
cheers keith very informative reply. best...

cheers keith
very informative reply.
best wishes
bc
Forum: General Topics 27-12-17, 03:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 321
Posted By badgecollector
hi guys does look artillery and for mine it...

hi guys
does look artillery and for mine it looks british but could be south african.
as keith said, lots of british WW1 and WW2 are undocumented
bc
Forum: The Australian General Service Badge (Rising Sun) 27-12-17, 03:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 343
Posted By badgecollector
my point exactly Thomas. i can't recall seeing...

my point exactly Thomas.
i can't recall seeing any other badge with similar fittings.
bc
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