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Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 19-04-22, 08:32 AM
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Posted By GTB
Central jewels are missing. The only answr I can...

Central jewels are missing. The only answr I can think of is due to the light blue colouring of the eagle, associated with tropical band insignia. Hope this found helpful

GTB
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 20-02-22, 12:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,851
Posted By GTB
The cap is making me ponder as it doesn't seem to...

The cap is making me ponder as it doesn't seem to be usual British Army type. I am hazarding a guess that CL could refer to "Church Lads".

GTB
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 10-01-22, 11:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 321
Posted By GTB
grenade badges difference

Can anyone kindly explain/illustrate the difference, if any, between RA officers puggaree badge (as illustrated in 1900 Dress Regs)and Grenadier Guards ORs cap badge

Thanks
GTB
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 29-12-21, 05:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 282
Posted By GTB
Thanks for assistance. Will trawl again through...

Thanks for assistance. Will trawl again through K&K

Found in page 134.
GTB
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 29-12-21, 04:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 282
Posted By GTB
Camerons badge

Memory letting me down. What is the significance between the QOCH cap badges having CAMERON scroll and those without scroll. Couldn't trace anything in K&K

GTB
Forum: Military Buttons 29-11-21, 12:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 431
Posted By GTB
Thanks Chris, Tim Will delve further into...

Thanks Chris, Tim

Will delve further into this matter
GTB
Forum: Military Buttons 29-11-21, 09:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 431
Posted By GTB
So would it be correct for both regiments to use...

So would it be correct for both regiments to use large and small KC horn buttons? And would strung or ribboned horns affect this?
Forum: Military Buttons 28-11-21, 02:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 406
Posted By GTB
It looks Italian Colonial (North Afican fascist...

It looks Italian Colonial (North Afican fascist troops)

GTB
Forum: Military Buttons 28-11-21, 01:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 431
Posted By GTB
RB and KRRC buttons

I am currently in the process of creating a frame of the Great War ORs large & small buttons to complement a frame of Great War OR badges. Can anybody in the know kindly advise me what patterns of...
Forum: General Topics. 21-11-21, 11:01 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,834
Posted By GTB
I must have been 11 or 12 when our next-door...

I must have been 11 or 12 when our next-door neighbour gave me a black plastic KRRC cap badge, complete with red felt backing. My very first badge and I treasured it until in my ignorance and...
Forum: Other Military Topics 17-11-21, 05:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 938
Posted By GTB
The webbing attachments were all brass

The webbing attachments were all brass
Forum: Other Military Topics 17-11-21, 02:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 938
Posted By GTB
Could be that the 40 may stand for 1940. I have a...

Could be that the 40 may stand for 1940. I have a brass button stick with identical numerals and I believe I was issued with one when I joined up in 68. At the time we still had brass cap badge &...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-10-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,218
Posted By GTB
No. 1 is RN Mess Dress (Squires), silver mounted...

No. 1 is RN Mess Dress (Squires), silver mounted on gilt. The separate crown is a Naval Crown and may possibly be detached from one of the above types of button. Have a look at the back

GTB
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-06-21, 10:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 300
Posted By GTB
Could possibly be mercantile GTB

Could possibly be mercantile

GTB
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 26-05-21, 07:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 295
Posted By GTB
KH badge?

Can anyone confirm identity of this badge? I think it may have to do with a Kings Hussars nco arm badge

GTB
Forum: General Topics. 02-05-21, 05:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 732
Posted By GTB
Thanks both. Tony, I believe the badge with...

Thanks both.
Tony, I believe the badge with motto would be a later and different pattern

GTB
Forum: General Topics. 02-05-21, 01:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 732
Posted By GTB
grenade badges

Can anyone please illustrate the difference, if any, between Fusilier universal grenades (as worn with shoulder titles) and RA universal grenades (as worn on collar). If I'm not mistaken, would they...
Forum: General Topics. 30-04-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 995
Posted By GTB
https://amp.en.google-info.org/index.php/57536795/...

https://amp.en.google-info.org/index.php/57536795/1/de-piro.html

GTB
Forum: General Topics. 30-04-21, 06:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 995
Posted By GTB
I think the The Kings Liverpool Regt Officers...

I think the The Kings Liverpool Regt Officers tunic purported to be on display in a private house refers to the stately home of the Marquis De Piro (Casa Rocca Piccola) in Valletta. Incidentally, The...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 01-04-21, 09:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By GTB
Masonic perhaps GTB

Masonic perhaps

GTB
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-01-21, 05:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 737
Posted By GTB
No, sadly it isn't. GTB

No, sadly it isn't.
GTB
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-01-21, 09:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 737
Posted By GTB
Actually, I believe it is Royal Artillery...

Actually, I believe it is Royal Artillery puggaree badge as shown in 1900 Dress Regs

GTB

However I stand to be corrected as I may have misinterpreted badges
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-11-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 193
Posted By GTB
Could well have to do with the Festival of Empire...

Could well have to do with the Festival of Empire held to celebrate the Coronation of King George V as mentioned by grey-green-acorn

GTB
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 30-11-20, 10:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 435
Posted By GTB
Fashion button GTB

Fashion button

GTB
Forum: General Topics. 26-11-20, 09:29 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,586
Posted By GTB
I believe these are all known as "Holy Grails"? ...

I believe these are all known as "Holy Grails"?

Mine would be any insignia to the Georgian period Royal Regiment of Malta

GTB
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