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Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 02-03-21, 04:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 430
Posted By Mike H
The pouch badge is a white metal version of the...

The pouch badge is a white metal version of the cap badge with east west lugs. No enamel or anything.
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 27-02-21, 02:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 155
Posted By Mike H
The second badge is the thistle part of the...

The second badge is the thistle part of the Queens Own Highlanders/ Highlanders badge. Dependant on size either the sporran badge or hat badge.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 27-02-21, 02:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 76
Posted By Mike H
Yes its correct. Is it the full sized cap...

Yes its correct.
Is it the full sized cap badge or the beret sized badge ?
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 27-02-21, 12:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 316
Posted By Mike H
I'm sure the lugged RAC has been discussed...

I'm sure the lugged RAC has been discussed previously. Arm badge if I recall correctly.
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 27-02-21, 12:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 510
Posted By Mike H
54 Bty is the man to ask regarding Artillery...

54 Bty is the man to ask regarding Artillery badges
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 27-02-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 115
Posted By Mike H
It looks to me like the old musician badge with...

It looks to me like the old musician badge with the lyre replaced with M&F . So ,it could well be a made up item rather than one that's produced like that.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 27-02-21, 10:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 430
Posted By Mike H
Some nice items there Mick . I saw an RDG...

Some nice items there Mick .

I saw an RDG ORs crossbelt on e..y the other day. Reasonable price too. I cant see the RDG pouch badge amongst your items.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 26-02-21, 08:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 524
Posted By Mike H
Doubtful,he was in a blue beret with an RRF badge

Doubtful,he was in a blue beret with an RRF badge
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 26-02-21, 08:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 524
Posted By Mike H
That's a great display Jerry. There would be...

That's a great display Jerry.

There would be a few regiments and corps that would have supplied a single soldier . I'm sure I have an image of the troops landing. There is an RRF soldier amongst...
Forum: Headdress 22-02-21, 08:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 176
Posted By Mike H
Two great caps. Is the KDG badge fitted to the...

Two great caps.
Is the KDG badge fitted to the cap or just through the cap band ?
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 22-02-21, 04:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 950
Posted By Mike H
I cant give you an exact date for the change ....

I cant give you an exact date for the change . But the LRB had the new pattern crossbelt plate with WW1 honours by 1923. So the cap badge would almost certainly have been produced before the...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 21-02-21, 06:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 253
Posted By Mike H
Totally different colours ,although the actual...

Totally different colours ,although the actual pattern is similar.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 21-02-21, 12:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 180
Posted By Mike H
I have an image of a Bakery section in a.book...

I have an image of a Bakery section in a.book from the 70s or 80s. They were part of the RAOC then I believe.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 11-02-21, 05:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,482
Posted By Mike H
I'm glad I'm not on selection at the moment. It...

I'm glad I'm not on selection at the moment. It was -19 in the Brecon Beacons last night.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 11-02-21, 04:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 252
Posted By Mike H
The extra crown will be his rank. Probaly a WO2...

The extra crown will be his rank. Probaly a WO2 rather than Staff Sgt by.the size.
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 11-02-21, 04:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 296
Posted By Mike H
Nothing wrong with a large 'Of' or the small...

Nothing wrong with a large 'Of' or the small 'of'. Just a question of age,if I recall correctly the Smith & Wright version had a small Of. This would have been an early anodised version.
Most of the...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 10-02-21, 08:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 292
Posted By Mike H
Theyre airframe technician wings. Also found in...

Theyre airframe technician wings. Also found in gold anodised ( very rare ) and in bullion. Worn by REME air techs ,usually attached to Army Air Corps units.
Forum: General Topics. 08-02-21, 03:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 75
Posted By Mike H
12th London The Rangers badge backing

Does anybody know which is the correct shaped backing for the above badge ?
Did the final pattern Officers badge have a backing to it also ?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-02-21, 07:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 173
Posted By Mike H
17 Para eventually becomes part of 4 Para. I'm...

17 Para eventually becomes part of 4 Para. I'm not sure what colour lanyard they wore.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 06-02-21, 07:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By Mike H
My take is that the assay office only will only...

My take is that the assay office only will only say if the item is actually silver nothing to do its authenticity. So you could present them with a silver item that you've made in your garage. As...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 05-02-21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 776
Posted By Mike H
Luke ,maybe Bess could help us with the variation...

Luke ,maybe Bess could help us with the variation of makers. I know he collects to different makers. I certainly recall coming across a Dowler Birmingham slider version.
I never managed to see the...
Forum: General Topics. 05-02-21, 07:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 297
Posted By Mike H
I wonder if they replaced the Army Depot Police ?...

I wonder if they replaced the Army Depot Police ? It's the same badge with different wording
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 05-02-21, 07:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By Mike H
It's our mate from International Militaria ...

It's our mate from International Militaria again.
Nice to see hes that knowledgeable about his badges he uses a 6th GR badge without the 6 as his RGR "silver" badge.
If the hallmarks are "genuine"...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 05-02-21, 04:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 776
Posted By Mike H
I think that the badge.could well be for the side...

I think that the badge.could well be for the side cap.
Some time ago ,I went hunting through the IWM archive. There was a mention of a lugged badge to the RGH for use in the side hat. It supposedly...
Forum: General Topics. 05-02-21, 06:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 848
Posted By Mike H
The KRRC had various badges with the crown...

The KRRC had various badges with the crown removed to wear in the Busby below the boss.
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