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Forum: The Home Front 21-10-21, 09:34 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By gpag2
web page as follows:...

web page as follows: http://www.collectarc.com/National40pins.pdf

Hope this helps

Regards
Gary
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 21-10-21, 05:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By gpag2
Hi John, Found in Queensland Australia - around...

Hi John,
Found in Queensland Australia - around Brisbane

Regards
Gary
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 21-10-21, 12:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By gpag2
Buckle ID please

hey gang,
It is ground dug (detector find) - can anyone ID this one for me - as I have not been able to find with a google search - many thanks in advance

Regards
Gary
Forum: General Topics 16-04-21, 10:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,325
Posted By gpag2
Your welcome

Your welcome
Forum: General Topics 16-04-21, 10:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,325
Posted By gpag2
Nice item - pre 1906

Nice item - pre 1906
Forum: General Topics 16-04-21, 10:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,325
Posted By gpag2
Yep - I read it as a scout whistle

Yep - I read it as a scout whistle
Forum: General Topics 16-04-21, 10:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,325
Posted By gpag2
Google search came up with: THE INTIALS C.W.S....

Google search came up with: THE INTIALS C.W.S. STAND FOR THE CO-OP WHOLESALE SOCIETY - THEY SET UP THEIR OWN AIR RAID PRECAUTIONS IN WW2, AND THESE WERE ISSUED TO THEIR WARDENS

Regards
Gary
Forum: General Topics 16-04-21, 09:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,325
Posted By gpag2
the whistle is stamped REGD (registered design)...

the whistle is stamped REGD (registered design) BUKTA - Pretty sure it is made by Alfred de Courcy - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alfred_De_Courcy

Body stamps
De Courcy did not stamp whistles...
Forum: The Home Front 27-08-20, 11:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 408
Posted By gpag2
Hi Terry, Pretty sure the early Proficiency in...

Hi Terry,
Pretty sure the early Proficiency in Red Cross work Instituted: 1911 Discontinued: 1914 had the strips further apart - Details as follows:Members had to have three successive Red Cross...
Forum: General Topics 02-08-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,839
Posted By gpag2
Australian government website NAA - they have...

Australian government website NAA - they have digitised books for the recipients for badges like return service, female relative, mothers and widows ECT. When I can get to my other computer I can...
Forum: Infantry and Special Forces 06-07-20, 07:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,075
Posted By gpag2
Hey Terry - I think the same way.... here is a...

Hey Terry - I think the same way.... here is a couple of others to compare size of the Pipes & Drums.. Not to forget there were two members from the Pipes & Drums in the ACDC film clip... I am still...
Forum: Infantry and Special Forces 06-07-20, 03:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,075
Posted By gpag2
Hi Terry, I have not seen another one for sale...

Hi Terry,
I have not seen another one for sale as yet, but they must be out there.

Regards
Gary
Forum: Infantry and Special Forces 06-07-20, 01:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,075
Posted By gpag2
Here is my Rats of Tobruk Memorial Pipes & Drums...

Here is my Rats of Tobruk Memorial Pipes & Drums badge

Regards
gpag2
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 23-06-20, 08:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 441
Posted By gpag2
The known makers are: 1. Deschler 2.Juncker ...

The known makers are:
1. Deschler
2.Juncker
3.S&L
4.Zimmermann
5.Godet
6.Otto Klein

So, no "G. brehmer markiieukirchen"
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 19-01-20, 03:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 374
Posted By gpag2
Thanks Mick I would class this as scarce ...

Thanks Mick
I would class this as scarce

Regards
Gary
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 19-01-20, 12:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 374
Posted By gpag2
WWII Enemy Raids Precautions Service Canberra Badge

Picked this up last year. Nice addition to my ARP side of collecting.
Enemy Raids Precautions Service Canberra Badge mounted on a piece of ASM ribbon. Left as found.

Regards
Gary
Forum: The Australian General Service Badge (Rising Sun) 23-10-19, 05:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,420
Posted By gpag2
I would say sweetheart badge in silver. There is...

I would say sweetheart badge in silver. There is a nice variety of Rising Sun Sweetheart badges with stars. Most likely WWII era....

Regards
Gary
Forum: Off topic 15-10-19, 08:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 489
Posted By gpag2
without a makers mark can be very hard to pin...

without a makers mark can be very hard to pin down a date. As this type of lighter has been around since 1912 and copies were made even back in those days. Your lighter is similar style and shape to...
Forum: The Australian General Service Badge (Rising Sun) 10-09-19, 08:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,229
Posted By gpag2
Yes it was a bit over the top. Glad I did not pay...

Yes it was a bit over the top. Glad I did not pay that much for mine
Forum: The Australian General Service Badge (Rising Sun) 09-09-19, 08:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,229
Posted By gpag2
They do come up from time to time - nice badge...

They do come up from time to time - nice badge but this one appears to have a damaged pin to rear.....

Regards
Gary
Forum: General Topics 04-07-19, 09:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 395
Posted By gpag2
Hi Rob, I don't have any of the badges and have...

Hi Rob,
I don't have any of the badges and have limited knowledge on them but an interesting read from Trove article - white metal Badge - https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/22365706

also...
Forum: Off topic 21-06-19, 10:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 821
Posted By gpag2
This may explain: When editing or resizing this...

This may explain:
When editing or resizing this particular image in Windows, we would know to rotate it 90 degrees anti-clockwise, so that when it's uploaded to a website, it would be displayed...
Forum: Off topic 06-05-19, 08:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 759
Posted By gpag2
nice lot GTB - thanks for showing

nice lot GTB - thanks for showing
Forum: Off topic 04-05-19, 12:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 759
Posted By gpag2
No cure

Yep - even with all the Rising Sun badges I still had to get this 2/8 Battalion Sweetheart badge
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 30-04-19, 09:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 305
Posted By gpag2
I have no idea if it's original or repro -...

I have no idea if it's original or repro - someone else up here may be able to help with that. But I do like the look of it. According to Flying Tiger Antiques it's a: Very Rare British-Made WWII...
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