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Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 18-02-17, 05:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,161
Posted By servicepub
Outside of my expertise. There are some very...

Outside of my expertise. There are some very knowledgeable Air Force collectors on this Facebook group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/2246528180/
Clive
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 16-09-16, 11:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,070
Posted By servicepub
Actually, I believe that it is black and this is...

Actually, I believe that it is black and this is most often seen on armbands. Here is SWW artwork and the Army sign looks black when compared to 2 Corps.
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 12-09-16, 02:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,989
Posted By servicepub
The authorised Pegasus badge was not supposed to...

The authorised Pegasus badge was not supposed to show the outline of the leg.
Forum: General Topics 05-09-16, 08:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 940
Posted By servicepub
Canadian pre-1914 uniforms

I am looking for collectors who may have pre-1914 Canadian uniforms to assist me in a new book. I am looking for serge frocks, patrols and full dress tunics, all ranks, all Corps and Regiments....
Forum: General Topics 28-08-16, 04:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,303
Posted By servicepub
Image 23746 is part of the numeric series...

Image 23746 is part of the numeric series (accession 1962-50) and the photo will be held by Library & Archives Canada. I checked and it has not been converted to a PA number or digitized and given an...
Forum: General Topics 09-05-16, 11:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,520
Posted By servicepub
Never, ever, trust an e-bay description....

Never, ever, trust an e-bay description. Collectors should buy the artefact and not the story.
Forum: General Topics 08-05-16, 11:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,095
Posted By servicepub
You wouldn't have a small 15th Light Horse button...

You wouldn't have a small 15th Light Horse button by any chance? I need one to complete a uniform.
Forum: General Topics 08-05-16, 11:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,520
Posted By servicepub
The first two buttons were worn by volunteer...

The first two buttons were worn by volunteer para-military groups during the war. These civilian groups had no entitlement to the Army's General Service buttons so used these. There are at least...
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 20-04-16, 02:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,696
Posted By servicepub
If worn on the Wolseley it would be in violation...

If worn on the Wolseley it would be in violation of the approved RA/RCA flash which had been in wear from the early 1930s.
C
Forum: Formation and Tasking Signs 08-04-16, 09:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,922
Posted By servicepub
There are a number of editions of this markings...

There are a number of editions of this markings doc. I have one where the only device shown is for Quebec command.
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 23-03-16, 01:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,562
Posted By servicepub
Apropos nothing. I attended the three-week NBCW...

Apropos nothing. I attended the three-week NBCW course for Mobile Units (Officers) way back in 1975. It was held at the NBCW scool at CFB Borden
Clive
Forum: General Topics 14-03-16, 04:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,673
Posted By servicepub
My apologies for the earlier post which I have...

My apologies for the earlier post which I have now retracted. I was thinking of the 3-volume work by G. Hughes "A Marchpast of the Canadian Army - Then and Now" and my comments were directed to that...
Forum: General Topics 10-03-16, 07:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,673
Posted By servicepub
RETRACTED, see post below Not very good but...

RETRACTED, see post below
Not very good but very expensive. Little text and no research. Also, as Bill printed these 10 copies at a time and was continually updating these it is impossible to...
Forum: General Topics 05-03-16, 08:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,484
Posted By servicepub
Reproduction badges

See here:
http://greatwarreproductions.blogspot.ca/
Clive
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 05-03-16, 05:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,386
Posted By servicepub
Here you go. ...

Here you go.

http://www.servicepub.com/images/go42_19272.jpg
Forum: General Topics 20-02-16, 06:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 990
Posted By servicepub
Colin, Does the CH of O museum hold any of the...

Colin,
Does the CH of O museum hold any of the old Rifles uniforms? If so I would like an opportunity to see them as part of my research on the uniforms of the Cdn Militia between 1895-1915
C
Forum: General Topics 20-02-16, 02:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 990
Posted By servicepub
Most Canadian units pre-1914.

Most Canadian units pre-1914.
Forum: General Topics 20-02-16, 12:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 990
Posted By servicepub
I especially need a four-bar chevron with gold...

I especially need a four-bar chevron with gold maple leaf lace on blue to restore a uniform, but I am buying any and all that I can find.
C
Forum: General Topics 19-02-16, 10:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 990
Posted By servicepub
Pre-1914 rank chevrons

If anyone has pre-1914 rank chevrons for sale please let me know. These are gold lace on blue or red, or coloured chevrons on a variety of coloured backings.
Clive
Forum: Infantry 21-12-15, 12:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,016
Posted By servicepub
These were made for the older pill-box style...

These were made for the older pill-box style forage cap and were not to be worn on the new pattern. Of course, some regiments ignored this rule.
Forum: Infantry 11-12-15, 01:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,363
Posted By servicepub
There are a number of photos of the 48th wearing...

There are a number of photos of the 48th wearing the white universal helmet as well as the Wolseley. In both cases a tartan pugaree was worn.
I was commenting o the entire plate. The 48th cap badge...
Forum: Infantry 10-12-15, 11:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,363
Posted By servicepub
The badge lacks the belted garter and uses a...

The badge lacks the belted garter and uses a simple annulus. A read of this article makes me believe that this is a fantasy piece.
The use of laurel leaves by the time this badge came into use was...
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 01-11-15, 10:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,674
Posted By servicepub
I just replied: "Abject apologies Paul. The...

I just replied:
"Abject apologies Paul. The book was only sent about 10 days ago so I suspect you will see it in a week or so. The first book never came back so I imagine that it is lost forever."...
Forum: Formation and Tasking Signs 27-10-15, 12:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,608
Posted By servicepub
There is photographic evidence of vehicle...

There is photographic evidence of vehicle formation signs which feature the spur. This suggests that permission may have been asked for after the fact, implying that several pair may have been made...
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 05-10-15, 11:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,674
Posted By servicepub
Hi Paul, Sorry, but I haven't gotten any...

Hi Paul,
Sorry, but I haven't gotten any e-mails from you that I know of. If you can let me know your last name and where you live I will check out what happened. Also, use my back-up addy -...
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