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Old 26-08-17, 10:14 AM
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Does anyone have a copy of An Illustrated Catalogue of Air Force Insignia compiled from 1969 by Margaret Nobbs and Charles Thomas?

I'm fortunate to own a photocopy but am missing a few pages which I would like to obtain.

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Old 26-08-17, 04:59 PM
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What pages are you missing???
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Old 26-08-17, 10:12 PM
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This is the first time I've come across this publication, and I'd love to get a complete copy of it. Probably unobtainable, right?

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Old 27-08-17, 11:33 AM
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Likewise (as Thomas) - sounds like a must have but difficult to obtain publication.
Any guidance on what to look for would be much appreciated eg
How many pages, images of cover etc would be gratefully received
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Old 27-08-17, 01:52 PM
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As far as I now it was a private circulation, subscription only venture and consisted of typewritten pages with line drawings. The copy I saw was in a normal lever arch file as I suspect it never had a more elaborate cover as it was more in the way of research notes than a proper book.

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Old 27-08-17, 02:24 PM
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The notes & research for this or a copy of the work itself (easy to mistake the "finished" work for research notes by the sound of it) were sold some months ago, I can't remember which dealer was involved or whether it was via eBay.
I had an interest but too many irons in the fire to purchase.
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Old 27-08-17, 02:43 PM
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Many thanks Jon and Leigh for the clarification. I can imagine it was well done, given the two authors concerned and their respected reputations
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A ring bound 100 page copy was, may still be available on ABE books for around 25 plus postage.

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Many thanks - appears to have gone but much appreciated
I think I have located a copy - fingers crossed
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Was Nobbs' Notes ever completed? If so I am missing some sections. I never saw the section on the Ferry and Transport Commands, aircrew wings, and a few others. The sections were lettered A-Z.
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Was Nobbs' Notes ever completed? If so I am missing some sections. I never saw the section on the Ferry and Transport Commands, aircrew wings, and a few others. The sections were lettered A-Z.
I am missing Section E completely (not sure it was issued) and I/1, I/2, I/3 so if anyone is able to help, I would be grateful!!
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Many thanks - appears to have gone but much appreciated
I think I have located a copy - fingers crossed
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Sods law - the dealer tells me they can not locate it and believe their copy was stolen ...
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Sods law - the dealer tells me they can not locate it and believe their copy was stolen ...
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Hmmmm - a higher offer?
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Old 29-08-17, 07:11 PM
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Leigh - sadly we may never know, but good to see copies are still out there ...

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Old 29-08-17, 07:22 PM
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Same luck here, I seemed to have found a copy on AddAll, a search engine combining all book sites worldwide, but when I clicked on the link the page couldn't be found.

Rgds, Thomas.
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