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Forum: Off topic Today, 03:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 253
Posted By Artynut
Strange, As a Londoner, I never heard of the...

Strange, As a Londoner, I never heard of the ships on the lampposts in the Mall as being of Nelson’s fleet. What I did learn as a young lad in school was that the ships which on one side of the Mall...
Forum: Military Buttons Yesterday, 03:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 95
Posted By Artynut
Jack-K, it sounds like a fairly common R.A....

Jack-K, it sounds like a fairly common R.A. Button. If you include good close-up photo’s of anything you are inquiring about, you will get a quicker response and probably a correct answer. Quite...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 30-05-21, 01:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By Artynut
Volunteers Busby plume holder

Billy, actually, I quite like your badge and it intrigues me that the dark colour seems uniform all over. Try cleaning it gently, (try the back first). There are many variations of the O.R.s as well...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 21-05-21, 12:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 880
Posted By Artynut
The Plot Thickens!........ I was wondering a...

The Plot Thickens!........ I was wondering a couple of days ago that a possibility exists that if a previous badge to the “Hybrid” one shown had had a defect in the material or a slight defect in...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 11-05-21, 08:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 361
Posted By Artynut
Martingale

I’ve always known that piece as a Martingale. Yes, for the chest on horse furniture. Regards, D.J.
Forum: General Topics. 11-05-21, 04:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 441
Posted By Artynut
Hoot, That was the best post in the thread. A...

Hoot, That was the best post in the thread. A real chuckle! D.J.
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 07-05-21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,169
Posted By Artynut
Thomas (fougrasse1940), you may be right in your...

Thomas (fougrasse1940), you may be right in your assumption re the “zig-zag” lines and what they represent. I tend to think you may be mistaking the fact that the zig-zag or “Lightning Flash” in a...
Forum: General Topics. 07-05-21, 01:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,110
Posted By Artynut
Two things I’ve stated in posts going back...

Two things I’ve stated in posts going back awhile, Global Shipping charges exorbitant rates. Global Shipping claims to look after import duties. I’m not the only one to state these facts here on the...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 07-05-21, 12:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 366
Posted By Artynut
“Manchester’s” memory is good! I’ll confirm with...

“Manchester’s” memory is good! I’ll confirm with a little extra provenance, if you go to my albums, look in “Head Dress badges of the Royal Artillery”, page 2,
pictures 62 & 63. Best regards, D.J.
Forum: General Topics. 06-05-21, 11:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 385
Posted By Artynut
There IS an interest in Indian Army militaria but...

There IS an interest in Indian Army militaria but it was and is such a huge country with a population many times that of the rest of all the commonwealth countries put together. It would be hard to...
Forum: The Home Front 06-05-21, 01:06 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 8,355
Posted By Artynut
Thank you for your very informative answer Mike....

Thank you for your very informative answer Mike. D.J.
Forum: The Home Front 06-05-21, 03:09 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 8,355
Posted By Artynut
Mike, I checked your “War Service “ album, did...

Mike, I checked your “War Service “ album, did not see this badge there. Is it just a factory worker’s badge, not necessarily “War Time”?. If so, what era and is it traceable?
Forum: Other Military Topics 05-05-21, 01:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 426
Posted By Artynut
With Great Respect, I would say, “Well Done that...

With Great Respect, I would say, “Well Done that man”! D.J.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 29-04-21, 01:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 693
Posted By Artynut
Surely there must be someone who has complained...

Surely there must be someone who has complained to eBay?. They must know who bought that bogus Vicky Crown Artillery badge?. Could they, if advised, be held responsible for aiding and abetting a...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 26-04-21, 02:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 505
Posted By Artynut
Lovely badge

Lovely etc etc etc item # 373541506234 on the well known auction site is described as a Lovely badge. I’m curious as to the dealer’s intent in describing all his badges thus. Is this a code known...
Forum: General Topics. 25-04-21, 12:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 792
Posted By Artynut
To thursdaychris and all others in the same boat...

To thursdaychris and all others in the same boat including myself. OAP, believe I still have my faculties, have what I believe is a fair collection BUT, now beginning to realise that I’ve bought...
Forum: General Topics 23-04-21, 02:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,003
Posted By Artynut
I fully agree with the sentiments of the...

I fully agree with the sentiments of the foregoing posts in this thread and it couldn’t have come at a better time for me! I have another aspect regarding decorum etc in the forum.
I mentioned once...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-04-21, 01:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 489
Posted By Artynut
Thank you Laurent, that was a real surprise for...

Thank you Laurent, that was a real surprise for me, I was thinking mor British or Canadian as that is where it was, in a job lot of Canadian stuff. Regards, David J.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 22-04-21, 04:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 489
Posted By Artynut
OOPS, badges for the above post.

OOPS, badges for the above post.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 22-04-21, 04:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 489
Posted By Artynut
What are these patches?

I will try this again for the second time, (My first post got dumped!). Can any member tell me what these arm flashes belong to? I traded the shield shaped patch with an exchange Officer at CFB...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 22-04-21, 02:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 231
Posted By Artynut
Now that mojob123 has the answer to his question...

Now that mojob123 has the answer to his question and trying my hardest, I cannot seem to find how to change title, I’m asking if any member has a clue as to what these badges are. Once I find a...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 18-04-21, 10:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 284
Posted By Artynut
For some reason, I could not add the collar...

For some reason, I could not add the collar badges, so here they are. D.J.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 18-04-21, 10:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 284
Posted By Artynut
I would be interested in knowing if that badge is...

I would be interested in knowing if that badge is still in use. As per my earlier collecting years, I was lead to believe this was an “Artillery” badge. Then found another! After seeing the maker’s...
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 18-04-21, 09:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 220
Posted By Artynut
Welcome Mattia, Someone here will surely be able...

Welcome Mattia, Someone here will surely be able to identify it, if you show us a picture of the front and back D.J.
Forum: Off topic 16-04-21, 09:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 326
Posted By Artynut
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