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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 20-07-21, 10:10 AM
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Posted By buttonhole badge
Irish Rangers 1992-2007?

I came across this S/T which seems odd in that is on 'piper green' material but doesn't fit the norm?
Pre amalgamation with the UDR CGC the 'Rangers' OR's wore short titles on any type of green...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 16-06-21, 12:40 PM
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Posted By buttonhole badge
Wanted QEII era Regimental paper ephemera

Any unit considered, infantry preferred, thanks
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 28-04-21, 11:18 AM
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Posted By buttonhole badge
Sale - UDR s/t's late Noel Jenkins collection

Listed for family who forgot to send to Bosley's for this summers part dedicated sale of Irish Militia insignia...
100 for the 12 titles...getting harder to find, especially 2/11! Even in Armagh...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 02-04-21, 03:24 PM
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Posted By buttonhole badge
Ephemera

Not journals or histories unless 'pocket' or short type, recruiting leaflets, posters, stationary, tour books - NI/Iraq/Afghan etc almost anything...preferably infantry.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 02-04-21, 10:16 AM
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Posted By buttonhole badge
Wanted-Band of The Dragoon Guards cap badge

Please pm me if you have a spare for sale, thanks
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 27-02-21, 09:45 PM
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Posted By buttonhole badge
Triangles

It's probably my bad eyes but the badge on the caubeen looked gold which would be wrong, so I assumed the caubeen was made up...TA RIrF didn't wear the green triangle on their dk blue caubeen...and...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 25-02-21, 01:06 PM
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Posted By buttonhole badge
Dk blue caubeen

Dark blue caubeens were worn by RInF & RIrF up to '68.

I have previously written at length on the RIRang/UDR CGC and the various badges worn post July '92.

Remember silver badge for caubeen, at...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 18-02-21, 10:53 AM
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Posted By buttonhole badge
Tyrone's

If any member pm's me with their email, I can forward them a pic, not my badge I'm afraid, I'm 'id'ing it for a friend but felt sure that's what it was.

John, I'd thought of the badge which you...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 17-02-21, 12:48 PM
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Posted By buttonhole badge
Irish but what?, Tyrone Fus?

Dear All, I have seen this on occasion but what is it?
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 13-12-20, 04:54 PM
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Posted By buttonhole badge
Unlikely

Yes, thanks, I thought that to be the case.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 13-12-20, 02:14 PM
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Posted By buttonhole badge
Thanks

Just lost a long reply due to fat fingers and too far gone to re type...

I have read in, 'Badge Backings & Special Embellishments Of The British Army', written by a badge collecting QC ex army...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 12-12-20, 09:12 PM
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Posted By buttonhole badge
Maroon/blue/maroon?

I have a maroon/blue/maroon DZ with a 'pathfinder' arrow and have seen two similar badges, one with a 'lightbulb' and one with a lightning bolt, apologies for the elementary question but I don't have...
Forum: General Topics. 03-12-20, 03:34 PM
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Posted By buttonhole badge
SOTQ Victorian Military Society, has it folded?

I have unsuccessfully been trying to contact the above, has covid claimed another victim?
Forum: General Topics. 16-11-20, 10:46 AM
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Posted By buttonhole badge
Thanks

16 yrs gone! Doesn't time fly, wasn't much chance of getting prosecutions when it was generally the big badge firms doing them all over again.
Forum: General Topics. 14-11-20, 03:37 PM
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Posted By buttonhole badge
Crown Imperial

Yes IMHS to MHS but who produced Crown Imperial, wasn't Durbar the IMHS journal...
Forum: General Topics. 13-11-20, 12:14 PM
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Posted By buttonhole badge
Crown Imperial ?

I was tidying & found some Crown Imperial journals, does the society still exist ?
The Indian Military Historical Society winds up at the end of 2020, such a pity.
Forum: General Topics. 03-11-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 228
Posted By buttonhole badge
Firmin packet markings ?

After speaking to Firmin and not getting wholly sensible answers can any member confirm -

ITEM...with a number, is this the amount made at that particular order/run ?

And are badges...
Forum: General Topics. 26-10-20, 11:02 AM
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Posted By buttonhole badge
Pill Box numeral?

Dear All, I was shown an original image of 2 soldiers in India, one later became 1st RIrF (formerly 87th) but in the image in question, although dressed similarly, one man is 12th, the other 72nd ?...
Forum: Military Buttons 21-10-20, 06:31 PM
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Posted By buttonhole badge
THANKS

Sir, Thank you for that most useful post.
Forum: Military Buttons 21-10-20, 12:33 PM
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Views: 317
Posted By buttonhole badge
ID PLEASE

Dear All, Looks Regimental but what?
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 14-10-20, 05:53 PM
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Posted By buttonhole badge
Piper's WBC

Good idea, I'll check out some images...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 14-10-20, 12:24 PM
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Posted By buttonhole badge
WBC's variations of a UDR CGC border battalion.

I was recently given access to a quantity of UDR (Conspicuous Gallantry Cross) waist belt clasps or buckles and their appurtenances.
The variations in the images are amazing. When the Regiment was...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 29-07-20, 01:01 PM
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Posted By buttonhole badge
Thanks

Dear Simon, Seems to be those dimensions as far as I can tell using a ruler...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 29-07-20, 11:10 AM
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Posted By buttonhole badge
Cavalry NCO's badge?

Dear All, Please see pics, any ideas most gratefully received, thanks
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-07-20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 196
Posted By buttonhole badge
Cavalry ?

Please see att'd...?
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