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Forum: Infantry 14-06-22, 09:56 AM
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Posted By edstorey
Canadian Guards

Those are exceptional examples.
Forum: General Topics 20-02-22, 12:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 457
Posted By edstorey

The unissued Eastern Hat and Cap Manufacturing Co. example Balmoral I have in my collection is undated but marked with a Canadian Ordnance post-SWW acceptance stamp.
Forum: General Topics 20-02-22, 01:43 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By edstorey
MacDonald Tartan

Good call on that tartan especially as the Balmoral label is post-SWW.
Forum: Infantry 01-11-21, 02:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 406
Posted By edstorey
Maple Leaf Badge

Any chance it could be Police related?
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 07-07-21, 02:56 PM
Replies: 21
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Posted By edstorey
NEMO Badges

That is a nice example of a NEMO Canadian Airborne Regiment cap badge and may well have been the last contract for that badge before the regiment was disbanded. NEMO was one of the companies...
Forum: General Topics 11-06-21, 06:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 649
Posted By edstorey

Although the Parkhurst trademark was marked on Dorothea berets prior to 1985.
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 20-05-21, 11:06 AM
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Posted By edstorey
Skill at Arms

What you need is a copy of Skill at Arms - 2005 ISBN 1-894255-52-6 as the book will help you understand the relationship between the various trades and the badges associated with them.

Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran, Lapel Badges and Challenge Coins 26-04-21, 12:18 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,616
Posted By edstorey
Challenge Coins

Darrell, I like your watermark!

Forum: Formation and Tasking Signs 20-04-21, 06:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,045
Posted By edstorey
Forum Postings

I see that his message was posted to the forum and this message was e-mailed to my account;

Hello Ed

Thanks for you understanding. Well he hasn't changed
P.H. once a bully always the same...
Forum: Formation and Tasking Signs 19-04-21, 07:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,045
Posted By edstorey

or South African War, but no matter what name is used, it was certainly not the Boar War.
Forum: Formation and Tasking Signs 19-04-21, 03:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,045
Posted By edstorey
Naming Conventions

Well, I learned something new as I was always lead to believe that the war in South Africa was called the BOER WAR.
Forum: General Topics 18-04-21, 06:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 994
Posted By edstorey
Cap Badges

I take it Google has not been invented yet in West Sussex? Or perhaps the various links across the top of this page don't count?
Forum: General Topics 14-04-21, 12:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 922
Posted By edstorey
Makers Marks - Insigna

Actually much of the CF era metal insignia does contain both a makers mark and year of manufacture. Here are a few examples.




Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 01-02-21, 03:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 813
Posted By edstorey
A Unicorn

Rumor has it that Unicorns do exist.

Forum: General Topics 28-10-20, 12:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,103
Posted By edstorey
Leather Bandoliers

Actually 90-round Leather Bandoliers for not only Cavalry but for mounted troops in general, which also covered cyclists.
Forum: Infantry 06-10-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 493
Posted By edstorey
Helmet Details

What can you tell us about the helmet details, ie maker, year? What are the markings on the liner?
Forum: General Topics 14-09-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 642
Posted By edstorey
GM CDN Combat Title

Genie Militaire Canadienne - Canadian Military Engineers
Forum: General Topics 03-08-20, 12:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,176
Posted By edstorey
Fabric of War

I just received my copy from Bill when he was in Ottawa last weekend visiting family, and his 10-year labour of love Fabric of War did not disappoint. A book on Canadian cloth shoulder badges with...
Forum: Formation and Tasking Signs 18-06-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,235
Posted By edstorey

I get posting the Veterans stories and their photographs, I even get the notice stating that the content is copyright, but what I find disturbing is that your photograph gallery contains images all...
Forum: Royal Canadian Navy 30-04-20, 03:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,060
Posted By edstorey
Service Writing Kit

It looks like it may have been for a SWW Service Writing Kit which contained envelopes and writing paper.
Forum: General Topics 29-04-20, 07:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 510
Posted By edstorey
Printing Block

The printing block was used in a letterpress and would be used for printing on stationary, perhaps the top of letterhead or on envelopes. Letterpress machines became obsolete in the late 20th...
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 18-03-20, 03:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 546
Posted By edstorey
RCCS Brassard

This is the example which I have in my collection.


Forum: Air Force (RCAF and CAF) 09-01-20, 02:51 AM
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Views: 1,231
Posted By edstorey
CAF Wing

This is a 1940s vintage archive image so I suspect the photographed wing was original?

Forum: General Topics 12-12-19, 02:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 552
Posted By edstorey
47th Battalion Scouts

There are a bunch of scouts heading home on-board ship in this 47th Battalion photograph from my collection.

Forum: Formation and Tasking Signs 30-10-19, 09:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,161
Posted By edstorey
Royal Newfoundland Regiment

88th Brigade, 29th British Infantry Division.
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