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Old 13-02-18, 03:02 PM
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Just albumed part of my Maltese related badges. Would be very happy for any feedback, rain or shine!! Additions to my missing badges will also be appreciated

Will be putting on more shortly, with hopefully a button section once I could get decent images!

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Old 13-02-18, 03:10 PM
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Hello Vincent,

I was just looking through these, very nice indeed. Looking forward to the button section. No personal knowledge in this are but always a pleasure to see interesting new albums.

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Old 13-02-18, 11:39 PM
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Thanks Roy, glad that you've enjoyed them. At a latter stage I'll organise them better to show the back of the badges for reference.

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I like the civil album
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Old 14-02-18, 01:49 AM
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Hello Vincent,
Thanks for showing your Malta albums, very nice indeed.
I note you don't display a Royal Malta Militia with flat top Imperial Crown. Are you looking for one?
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Old 14-02-18, 10:45 AM
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Hi Tinto,

Well noticed. I do have one, I just haven't got an image of it as I've just replaced it. I will be adding it shortly, plus a few more.

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Old 14-02-18, 06:30 PM
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Further updates!!

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I too agree, very good.
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Very impressive. Forgive my ignorance, but what, if any, is the significance of the red/white circular background in some and white/red in other badges?

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Old 15-02-18, 09:06 AM
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Very impressive. Forgive my ignorance, but what, if any, is the significance of the red/white circular background in some and white/red in other badges?

Rgds, Thomas
Hi Thomas,

The Maltese flag is White/Red and when these badges were produced for the Royal Malta Regiment Officer's Cap Badge and the brass badge for the Royal Malta Militia and the King's Own Malta Regiment of Militia Other Ranks, they were issued wrongly having the colours inverted. Having said this, the King's Own Malta Regiment of Militia Officer's cap badges, being enamelled or OSD where issued correctly.

When the King's Own Malta Regiment of Militia was renamed the King's Own Malta Regiment in 1931, the issue was resolved.


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Old 15-02-18, 09:17 AM
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Very impressive. Forgive my ignorance, but what, if any, is the significance of the red/white circular background in some and white/red in other badges?

Rgds, Thomas
This case is also evident in the brass Royal Malta Artillery puggri badges both Tudor Crown and King's Crown (Lungs and Sliders) where the colours have been inverted. But the Officer's enamel cap badge was issued correctly.
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Hello Vincent,
So pleased that you have now included Malta Prison Service badge in your album.
Thank you ,
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Nice to see different aspects of Maltese units when forming part of the British Army. Nice album.

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Old 15-02-18, 08:16 PM
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Thank you all for your comments. I now added the buttons.

I apologise in advance for the lack of sharpness and details in the images. This is a work in progress and will be editing the photos in the future with improved images.

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Thank you for your explanation Vincent, appreciated.

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