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Forum: Off topic Yesterday, 12:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 444
Posted By yorkstone
A great man of his time Rest well Sir. ...

A great man of his time
Rest well Sir.

Stephen
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. Yesterday, 09:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 128
Posted By yorkstone
Thanks Destro and to mirror your words I am also...

Thanks Destro and to mirror your words I am also envious of Dave’s badge very nice indeed.

Regards
Stephen
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 08-04-21, 11:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 128
Posted By yorkstone
Destro, Here are some of mine. Mine...

Destro,

Here are some of mine.

Mine date from circa 1975-1988 your round ones are much earlier very nice.


Last item below was produced and worn for a short time when service went from...
Forum: General Topics. 08-04-21, 12:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 377
Posted By yorkstone
I was Serving with The 4th / 7th Royal Dragoon...

I was Serving with The 4th / 7th Royal Dragoon Guards based at Detmold BAOR.

I remember it well longest exercise I have ever been on constantly moving to new locations.

Images attached Day 1...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 21-03-21, 08:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 429
Posted By yorkstone
Frank I took no offence what so ever I new my...

Frank
I took no offence what so ever I new my Brass badge to be legit.

I was asking re the W/M version I could not find images off an original.

The strike albeit of a different patten notably...
Forum: Other Military Topics 20-03-21, 11:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 445
Posted By yorkstone
Tim, Thanks for the reply I have contacted CWGC...

Tim,
Thanks for the reply I have contacted CWGC and they are to inspect, the grass is cut by Cemetery Staff.

The state of these graves has caused me concern in the adjacent cemetery there is a...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 20-03-21, 09:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 326
Posted By yorkstone
Mine marker

Alex,
It looks to be a WW2 German mine marker plenty come up when googled
Regards
Stephen
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 20-03-21, 09:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 119
Posted By yorkstone
Looks like it’s the 13th Hussars many thanks ...

Looks like it’s the 13th Hussars many thanks

Steve

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/13th_Hussars#/media/File%3A13thhussarsCaptainBP.jpg
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 20-03-21, 09:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 119
Posted By yorkstone
Thank you Leigh I will look in to this ...

Thank you Leigh

I will look in to this

Regards

Steve
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 20-03-21, 08:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 119
Posted By yorkstone
Officers Busby which regiment?

Dear forum,

Can anyone identify which regiment this busby is to please,

I have been offered but seem unable to identify.Gilt plume holder Gilt chin strap etc.,

I am actually seeking a...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 16-03-21, 04:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 429
Posted By yorkstone
Luke Interesting so we’re looking for two part...

Luke
Interesting so we’re looking for two part badge on both,
Obviously my W/M item is one piece strike and feet different. From others
Thanks that explains it.

Stephen
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 16-03-21, 04:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 429
Posted By yorkstone
Thank you Luke and Frank, I had noticed they...

Thank you Luke and Frank,

I had noticed they are different strikes, I believe made both in brass and W/M,

Noteably the feet are different configuration, glad that I have one positive example ...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 15-03-21, 10:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 429
Posted By yorkstone
Montgomeryshire imperial yeomanry

Two cap badges the brass version I have shown before and received thumbs up on, a multi piece construction.

White metal badge more recent pick up.

I would appreciate others thoughts on this...
Forum: General Topics 15-03-21, 01:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By yorkstone
Thank you Gwynne, it is an unusual item and...

Thank you Gwynne,

it is an unusual item and quite rare I suspect.
Regards
Stephen
Forum: General Topics 12-03-21, 04:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By yorkstone
Bank of England in Staffordshire WW2 Mug

Images of a Mug/cup commemorating when the Bank of England moved out of London to Stoke on Trent a link attached goes in to more detail, this mug was produced in 1940 in Stoke on Trent. The Banks new...
Forum: Other Military Topics 12-03-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 445
Posted By yorkstone
Tim Great work May I ask a question in the...

Tim
Great work
May I ask a question in the Cemetery locally their are many Commonwealth Head Stone some pristine indeed the area with cross of remembrance
is spotless

However some near by are...
Forum: Off topic 11-03-21, 06:12 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 14,758
Posted By yorkstone
1st South Carolina String band saw these at...

1st South Carolina String band saw these at Gettysburg 4 years ago

They are great music of the Civil war loved by both sides of the reenactors


Regards

stephen
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 09-03-21, 09:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 277
Posted By yorkstone
Just a fob with initials of the owner I suspect ...

Just a fob with initials of the owner I suspect
Regards
Stephen
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 04-03-21, 10:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 151
Posted By yorkstone
Pm

Pm sent

Regards
Stephen
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 27-02-21, 07:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 574
Posted By yorkstone
Cecil Court has an amazing Map Shop also Bryars &...

Cecil Court has an amazing Map Shop also Bryars & Bryars many original contemporary maps to be had i have spent hours in all three shops all very welcoming well worth a visit
Regards
Stephen
Forum: General Topics 27-02-21, 08:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 280
Posted By yorkstone
Agreed Scouts National Service Regards ...

Agreed Scouts National Service

Regards
Stephen
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 06-02-21, 08:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,126
Posted By yorkstone
Buzz, It may be the box is the original item!...

Buzz,
It may be the box is the original item! and items have them been added to that add original generic documents a realistic faked slip and there you are one authentic casualty group. This has...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 05-02-21, 11:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,126
Posted By yorkstone
Buzz does the family have original medal box...

Buzz
does the family have original medal box in its possession still?

I have in my spares box multiple Of all ww2 standard Stars Bars including Air Crew Europe star plus war and defence medals...
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 26-01-21, 12:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 208
Posted By yorkstone
Graham You do find interesting items ...

Graham

You do find interesting items

Regards

Stephen
Forum: General Topics 21-01-21, 11:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 814
Posted By yorkstone
Many items I have never seen before thank you for...

Many items I have never seen before thank you for sharing always good to see items outside of your own collecting field.
Regards
Stephen
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