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Forum: General Topics. Today, 10:29 AM
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Posted By mike_vee
No problem ! :) .

No problem ! :)

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Forum: Other Military Topics Today, 09:21 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 21,411
Posted By mike_vee
The pins came directly from an RBL branch in...

The pins came directly from an RBL branch in Wales . :)

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Forum: General Topics. Today, 07:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 543
Posted By mike_vee
Thumbs down Wow ! And people wonder why new members feel...

Wow ! And people wonder why new members feel unwanted. :confused:

If you want to research everything that is your choice , others treat collecting as a pastime/hobby and are happy at their own...
Forum: Other Military Topics Yesterday, 03:34 PM
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Views: 42
Posted By mike_vee
KOHIMA Educational Trust

I just got a badge remembering the Battle of Kohima , in the process I discovered a charitable organisation that I knew nothing about.



Their website is full of usefull information including...
Forum: Other Military Topics Yesterday, 01:52 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 21,411
Posted By mike_vee
Thumbs up Great !

This badge was delivered today !
Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 11:25 AM
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Views: 543
Posted By mike_vee
As a 'novice' I used the Wiki descriptions : ...

As a 'novice' I used the Wiki descriptions :

St Edward's Crown is the centrepiece of the Crown Jewels of the United Kingdom. Named after Saint Edward the Confessor, it has been traditionally used...
Forum: Other Military Topics 26-01-22, 10:33 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 21,411
Posted By mike_vee
Thumbs up London Ambulance Service

Saw a small lot of what I thought were the 2021 "Royal British Legion 100 years" badges , there were 2 of them but also some "RBL 100 LAS 2021" ones !

The lot arrived this morning and it is...
Forum: Other Military Topics 25-01-22, 10:35 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,084
Posted By mike_vee
Latest interesting items : RBL Membership...

Latest interesting items :

RBL Membership Card showing update to Life Member.

British Legion Standard Bearer Positions printing block.

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Forum: Other Military Topics 24-01-22, 11:40 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 21,411
Posted By mike_vee
Picked up this one to go with the 2021...

Picked up this one to go with the 2021 poppy/dragon pin.

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Forum: Other Military Topics 22-01-22, 03:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 207
Posted By mike_vee
Not sure if these are of interest ? DCSA -...

Not sure if these are of interest ?

DCSA - Defence Communications Service Agency
CCU - Cyprus Communications Unit
COSU - Cyprus Operational Support Unit
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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 20-01-22, 06:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 290
Posted By mike_vee
Found this : ...

Found this :

http://www.regimentalrogue.com/rcrbadges/shoulder_flashes_and_titles.htm


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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-01-22, 04:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 138
Posted By mike_vee
A thread on another forum : ...

A thread on another forum :

https://forum.axishistory.com/viewtopic.php?t=174495

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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-01-22, 02:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 138
Posted By mike_vee
Looks like a Bishop's mitre , so possibly a yacht...

Looks like a Bishop's mitre , so possibly a yacht club ?

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Forum: Other Military Topics 17-01-22, 03:14 PM
Replies: 124
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Posted By mike_vee
Latest badges.

Latest badges.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 17-01-22, 10:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 383
Posted By mike_vee
From the link Luke posted : ...

From the link Luke posted :

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=193991&d=1537279412

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Forum: Other Militaria 17-01-22, 07:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 227
Posted By mike_vee
4.5 HOWR = 4.5 inch howitzer ...

4.5 HOWR = 4.5 inch howitzer

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/QF_4.5-inch_howitzer

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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 17-01-22, 07:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,027
Posted By mike_vee
I would have expected a 2 part item to be...

I would have expected a 2 part item to be hallmarked on both parts ? :confused:


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Forum: Indian Badges 17-01-22, 06:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 403
Posted By mike_vee
History ...

History



https://www.indianetzone.com/63/governors_body_guard_madras_presidency.htm


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Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 17-01-22, 06:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 383
Posted By mike_vee
I see a diamond. .

I see a diamond.

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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 16-01-22, 02:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 208
Posted By mike_vee
Used by social clubs and other organisations such...

Used by social clubs and other organisations such as British legion clubs . Have also seen ones made by Fattorini and others with red enamel.

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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 16-01-22, 02:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,027
Posted By mike_vee
It is a silver hallmark as it is a silver item...

It is a silver hallmark as it is a silver item that has been gilt/plated with gold.

GUIDANCE ON DESCRIPTION OF GOLD PLATED SILVER ARTICLES IN THE UK...
Forum: The Home Front 16-01-22, 12:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 469
Posted By mike_vee
That was what I thought but the description...

That was what I thought but the description states : "Lettering in yellow" :confused:

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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 16-01-22, 12:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,027
Posted By mike_vee
I have a Royal British Legion "Golden Award"...

I have a Royal British Legion "Golden Award" badge which is silver gilt , I assume it was cheaper to have a 'gilt' badge than a 9ct Gold one.

From Assay Office :


The term ‘Silver gilt’ may...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 16-01-22, 10:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 491
Posted By mike_vee
Argyle in modern Gaelic is "Earra-Ghàidheal"...

Argyle in modern Gaelic is "Earra-Ghàidheal" from Old Gaelic "airer Goídel" (border region of the Gaels).

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Forum: The Home Front 15-01-22, 05:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 469
Posted By mike_vee
Found this : ...

Found this :

https://www.keymilitary.com/article/militaria-feeding-guns

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