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Forum: Military Book and Media Reviews 31-03-20, 06:52 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By 2 Black Bands
I met the guys (“War”x 2 + 1) at the last...

I met the guys (“War”x 2 + 1) at the last Stratford Fair - they talked about the show. ‘Nice guys......
Forum: The Home Front 26-03-20, 08:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 405
Posted By 2 Black Bands
I don't think this is his first "sale" - very...

I don't think this is his first "sale" - very clever and really quite funny tho! :-)
Forum: The Home Front 12-03-20, 09:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 597
Posted By 2 Black Bands
It is quite an interesting example though in that...

It is quite an interesting example though in that ALL their (GWR) helmet markings SHOULD be the same...unlike a lot of Companies, GWR laid down the Spec. in the Handbook...but even then there were...
Forum: The Home Front 28-02-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 597
Posted By 2 Black Bands
I saw this one too...quite a novel way of raising...

I saw this one too...quite a novel way of raising doubts.....no one's gonna pay £1,000 for HIS badge anyway....but if they did......?????
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 27-02-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By 2 Black Bands
Mystery "MC" star

'not mine...a friend has asked me for help....I can't.

Please?
Forum: The Home Front 20-02-20, 08:43 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,896
Posted By 2 Black Bands
.....just an update...we are now officially (I've...

.....just an update...we are now officially (I've counted them!) two-thirds through the stock...which I feel is quite good having only launched in July '19.

Thank you again to those who've taken...
Forum: The Home Front 14-01-20, 08:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 319
Posted By 2 Black Bands
'got mine a couple of days ago...nice stuff,...

'got mine a couple of days ago...nice stuff, thank you.
Forum: The Home Front 14-01-20, 08:19 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,896
Posted By 2 Black Bands
I'm immensely flattered and grateful...many...

I'm immensely flattered and grateful...many thanks for the kind words.


As you know, having produced more books than us, it's hard to get it right for the market...we had someone telling us...
Forum: The Home Front 12-01-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,896
Posted By 2 Black Bands
Well, it's been pretty hectic since the launch at...

Well, it's been pretty hectic since the launch at last years W&P show in late July...six months on and fast approaching 75% sold out...and when it's gone, it's gone.

Thanks to everyone here who...
Forum: The Home Front 08-01-20, 07:42 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,897
Posted By 2 Black Bands
Here's a nice set I pulled the pics of...

Here's a nice set I pulled the pics of recently...Chief Warden but with an original cloth cover. The cover was either an IO's (it looked like it was once blue) or, probably more likely, made and used...
Forum: Military Book and Media Reviews 24-12-19, 08:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 447
Posted By 2 Black Bands
Smile David - thank you. I too was a tad...

David - thank you.

I too was a tad disappointed at the interest level...but us Home-Front types are used to playing second fiddle to the Khaki-brigade! :-)

Seriously though, unlike our book on...
Forum: The Home Front 02-12-19, 09:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 360
Posted By 2 Black Bands
Thank you Mr ARPCDHG for asking that question. ...

Thank you Mr ARPCDHG for asking that question.

...although I had already screamed "oh no....not another bloomin' helmet marking!!"
Forum: Military Book and Media Reviews 25-11-19, 02:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 447
Posted By 2 Black Bands
The Home Front in 100 Objects

I've been working my way through this one...and whilst not a Badge-specific book I'm finding it highly educational...and fun. It does what it says on the "tin" - there's 100 items ranging from Ration...
Forum: The Home Front 07-11-19, 09:14 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,897
Posted By 2 Black Bands
Thanks for sharing...the red one will take some...

Thanks for sharing...the red one will take some figuring out..... 'love the EFB pic
Forum: The Home Front 29-10-19, 07:43 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,897
Posted By 2 Black Bands
Here's a badge / flash I've yet to figure out....

Here's a badge / flash I've yet to figure out. I've seen it on Fire helmets such as this one and a "health" (FAP) one too....but it remains unidentified. Blue and yellow interlocking triangles.........
Forum: The Home Front 11-10-19, 07:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 257
Posted By 2 Black Bands
Now that is VERY interesting as it may help to...

Now that is VERY interesting as it may help to explain a helmet marking. As we know, the guys in the South had a tendancy to go their own way re helmet markings....

I assumed this helmet might be...
Forum: The Home Front 08-09-19, 10:10 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,896
Posted By 2 Black Bands
'Just had our first published / official...

'Just had our first published / official review....an "incredible reference book" according to this months "Britain at War" magazine (page 100 in case you struggle to find it :-) ).
Forum: The Home Front 23-08-19, 07:28 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,897
Posted By 2 Black Bands
Time for another helmet methinks..... 2"...

Time for another helmet methinks.....

2" stripes aren't overly common....they stopped being "a thing" in '42 but were allowed to remain after that. "R" is Rescue....and the rank/position is Clerk...
Forum: The Home Front 20-08-19, 08:46 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,896
Posted By 2 Black Bands
‘Really grateful for the feedback guys........it...

‘Really grateful for the feedback guys........it took a good few years (and £s!) but feedback like yours makes it worthwhile - thank you.

Enjoy the book....or use it to hold a bloomin’ great door...
Forum: The Home Front 17-08-19, 10:02 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,896
Posted By 2 Black Bands
‘Not sure if this is allowed...but I’ve been told...

‘Not sure if this is allowed...but I’ve been told that “casual” (non-members) visitors to some Forums can’t PM me without joining..... here’s an email address:-

home_front_helmets@hotmail.com.
...
Forum: The Home Front 19-07-19, 04:41 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,896
Posted By 2 Black Bands
Many thanks indeed...I'm sure there'll be errors...

Many thanks indeed...I'm sure there'll be errors and corrections ('ever the pessimist) but I really hope it does what it says on the tin .....errrr....cover!
Forum: The Home Front 16-07-19, 09:37 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,896
Posted By 2 Black Bands
I'm with RM tomorrow.....we're selling it...

I'm with RM tomorrow.....we're selling it together - thank you again.

We'll be in their tent/stall (F27-29?) on the Tuesday at 2.00...just look for the long queue! (in my dreams!)

For those who...
Forum: The Home Front 16-07-19, 07:54 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,896
Posted By 2 Black Bands
ahhh...you should've come to the source...'much...

ahhh...you should've come to the source...'much better deals available! :-)...more pages......

seriously...thank you for commitment - I hope you like it
Forum: The Home Front 13-07-19, 04:36 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,897
Posted By 2 Black Bands
...coincidentally the GPO one is in our new book!...

...coincidentally the GPO one is in our new book! ('never been one to miss an opportunity!)

I've posted more info elsewhere so shan't duplicate here......well, perhaps just a cover shot...
Forum: Military Book and Media Reviews 13-07-19, 04:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 454
Posted By 2 Black Bands
Helmets of the Home Front - New Book

OK, so technically this isn't an Independent Review because we wrote the bloomin' thing .....but it IS good :-)

It is a BIG book with 362 full colour pages and includes over 1,000 different...
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