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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 05:34 PM
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Posted By leigh kitchen
If SRR then the beret would be a very different...

If SRR then the beret would be a very different shade to the SAS, a kindve grey with hint of green.
I have a SSR beret but not to hand to photo and compare.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 03:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 251
Posted By leigh kitchen
No "ghost" of a RAMC officer's bullion badge...

No "ghost" of a RAMC officer's bullion badge having been overlaid on the teardrop?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 02:58 PM
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Posted By leigh kitchen
Military Survey Section?

Military Survey Section?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 02:56 PM
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Posted By leigh kitchen
Yes, just that the QARANC teardrop is of a...

Yes, just that the QARANC teardrop is of a scarlet shade, this appears to be cherry / maroon.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 01:48 PM
Replies: 23
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Posted By leigh kitchen
RAMC attached, as previously suggested?

RAMC attached, as previously suggested?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 01:01 PM
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Posted By leigh kitchen
Looks it - khaki (with a green patch) rather than...

Looks it - khaki (with a green patch) rather than emerald grey?
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Yesterday, 11:36 AM
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Posted By leigh kitchen
The book shows photos of 2VB's "A" Coy Cyclist...

The book shows photos of 2VB's "A" Coy Cyclist Section in 1893, Glengarry badges worn but no indication that they're other than the "normal" 2VB ones.

Edit: the officer is wearing an "Austrian...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Yesterday, 11:27 AM
Replies: 21
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Posted By leigh kitchen
Only reference I have on the subject is "East...

Only reference I have on the subject is "East York Volunteer Infantry 1859-1908" by R. Williamson and G.A. Collinson.

It shows an illustration of the 2VB East Yorks glengarry badge but no mention...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Yesterday, 10:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 585
Posted By leigh kitchen
No prob - it would help if I could read, I should...

No prob - it would help if I could read, I should be able to tell the difference between "DLI" and "5 East Yorks".
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. Yesterday, 09:30 AM
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Posted By leigh kitchen
Presumably going to the trouble of attaching 3...

Presumably going to the trouble of attaching 3 lugs and a spinning wheel make the badge more desirable as an "older" piece or a variation of private purchase?
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Yesterday, 09:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 585
Posted By leigh kitchen
I mistakenly thought that 1 VB East Yorks formed...

I mistakenly thought that 1 VB East Yorks formed 4 Bn East Yorks and that 2 VB E Yorks formed 5 Bn E Yorks but that isn't the case.
2 VB East Yorks amalgamated with 2 VB Yorkshire Regiment (Green...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 08:42 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By leigh kitchen
Royal artillery something or other Survey...

Royal artillery something or other Survey Section?
Pagri rather than arm badge?
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 14-09-21, 11:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 585
Posted By leigh kitchen
Yes, confusion down to me somehow reading DLI as...

Yes, confusion down to me somehow reading DLI as East Yorks.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 14-09-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 585
Posted By leigh kitchen
Meh, yes - more coffee required. I have what...

Meh, yes - more coffee required.
I have what may be a blackened DLI "cleaned" down to the yellow metal - or a poor quality striking fake /repro.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 14-09-21, 10:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 585
Posted By leigh kitchen
I'm probably misinterpreting what you're saying,...

I'm probably misinterpreting what you're saying, you appear to be saying that there was no WWI Economy version of the East Yorks Regt cap badge? (Which there was).
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 13-09-21, 10:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 585
Posted By leigh kitchen
Agreed, it just seems that if a Volunteer unit's...

Agreed, it just seems that if a Volunteer unit's wearing a badge in white metal and then as TF adopts the same badge but blackened it would be simple and economical to paint the white metal badges...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 13-09-21, 02:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 585
Posted By leigh kitchen
Could not the all white metal single piece...

Could not the all white metal single piece Volunteer's badge simply have been painted black for wear by the 5th Bn?
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 13-09-21, 01:51 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By leigh kitchen
Black painted badges of various regiments turn up...

Black painted badges of various regiments turn up every now and then, simply locally blackened for tactical purposes?
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 13-09-21, 11:16 AM
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Posted By leigh kitchen
A bit late to the party, but the 2 x one piece RE...

A bit late to the party, but the 2 x one piece RE anod al badges without manufacturer's marks that I have.

The black painted badge was picked up about 1973 along with unpainted "RA Hughes Ltd" and...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-09-21, 10:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 152
Posted By leigh kitchen
There ya go - close, but no cigar....... (Well,...

There ya go - close, but no cigar.......
(Well, OK, not that close.......).
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-09-21, 09:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 362
Posted By leigh kitchen
Or just give it to me?

Or just give it to me?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-09-21, 07:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 362
Posted By leigh kitchen
Taking your clothes off solved things? Or does...

Taking your clothes off solved things?
Or does your version of spin the bottle have different rules?
Ah, you said at school - I was thinking of waaay past my (boys school) school days.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-09-21, 07:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 362
Posted By leigh kitchen
Sealed bids contravene the requirements of the ...

Sealed bids contravene the requirements of the "sticky" re. pricing in the Classifieds.

I'd agree - evil bay.
Forum: General Topics. 12-09-21, 05:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,451
Posted By leigh kitchen
Very likely, I reckon - I doubt he got his mitts...

Very likely, I reckon - I doubt he got his mitts on many of them.
Interesting to read mention of large swastika flags going for about 40 - around that time I bought a large Reichdienstflagge with...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 12-09-21, 09:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 477
Posted By leigh kitchen
Dunno, can't find the badge on the 1st link, 2nd...

Dunno, can't find the badge on the 1st link, 2nd link shows same design but different badges, need the experts to say whether police or corporation or both.
Is this it? On Bonham's site as police.
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