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Forum: General Topics. 18-06-21, 02:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 419
Posted By 3dg
Though not Waterloo era, the cap badge of my old...

Though not Waterloo era, the cap badge of my old Regiment, the eagle of the French 45th Regiment, captured by Sergeant Charles Ewart of the Royal North British Dragoons.
Chris
Forum: General Topics. 18-06-21, 02:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 419
Posted By 3dg
Happy Waterloo day to you too. A nice thread to...

Happy Waterloo day to you too.
A nice thread to start, looking forward to some interesting bits and bobs.
Chris
Forum: General Topics. 17-06-21, 09:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 245
Posted By 3dg
Really sad news. I had a couple of badge swaps...

Really sad news.
I had a couple of badge swaps with Phil, and ended up back and forth having a wonderful chat via email.
Sent me photos of his Great Great Uncle, who was a 17th Lancer, who survived...
Forum: General Topics. 17-06-21, 02:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,239
Posted By 3dg
A fellow member put me on to this thread, I found...

A fellow member put me on to this thread, I found this Northumberland Fusiliers Smith & Wright example, not in my collection unfortunately.
Fits nicely into this thread I think, another one for me...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 14-06-21, 09:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 54
Posted By 3dg
WANTED please.. Royal Northumberland Fusiliers aa

Hello
A couple of wants please, if you have one spare you can part with.

Anodised aluminium Royal Northumberland Fusiliers Smith and Wright slider

As above but blank slider.

Many thanks
...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 11-06-21, 07:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 676
Posted By 3dg
If I may, I would just like to jump in on this...

If I may, I would just like to jump in on this one for my own knowledge.
I'd heard of the Platoon, but when did the gold coloured cypher come in to use, and when did the practice stop please?
Many...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 09-06-21, 09:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 645
Posted By 3dg
Agreed! A top dealer in my books! Chris

Agreed! A top dealer in my books!
Chris
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 07-06-21, 10:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 379
Posted By 3dg
That would make sense that it's for the cap, I do...

That would make sense that it's for the cap, I do have a pin anodised crown and lion.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 07-06-21, 08:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 379
Posted By 3dg
Ouch! If you knock your head with those screw...

Ouch! If you knock your head with those screw posts!
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 07-06-21, 08:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 379
Posted By 3dg
Just a thought. Maybe it secures the hackle...

Just a thought.
Maybe it secures the hackle better?
The only cap badge I have with a screw post is a present day Royal Marines Officers anodised badge, no more silver and gilt! It's on the separate...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 06-06-21, 06:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 289
Posted By 3dg
That's really nice, thank you for sharing Chris

That's really nice, thank you for sharing
Chris
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 05-06-21, 03:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 287
Posted By 3dg
I like the 3rd Dragoon Guards, I agree with Alan...

I like the 3rd Dragoon Guards, I agree with Alan regarding WW1 era, I've seen a couple like this, can't comment on the Hussars.
Chris
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 05-06-21, 03:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 91
Posted By 3dg
Blazer badge. The Grey's arm Badges were silver...

Blazer badge.
The Grey's arm Badges were silver wire without the scroll.
Nicely made badge though.
Chris
Forum: General Topics. 04-06-21, 07:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 451
Posted By 3dg
Dark blue for the Navy is first Red for Army ...

Dark blue for the Navy is first
Red for Army
Light blue for RAF
In order of seniority.
Cheers Terry
Chris
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 03-06-21, 03:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 285
Posted By 3dg
I would have a look, the badges are on a slight...

I would have a look, the badges are on a slight tilt, hopefully because they're on sliders still and have movement, maybe try tapping the frame, see if they move.
Not my area of collecting, but...
Forum: General Topics. 03-06-21, 06:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 451
Posted By 3dg
Hi Terry For NAAFI, maybe dark blue, red then...

Hi Terry
For NAAFI, maybe dark blue, red then light blue strips for the three services?
7th Armoured, sand colour maybe, from the desert roots?
Hope all is well mate
Chris
Forum: General Topics. 02-06-21, 10:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By 3dg
Mine is a circle with a tree Belize Defence Force...

Mine is a circle with a tree Belize Defence Force In the circle, gold anodised.
And it's up for grabs.
Chris
Forum: General Topics. 02-06-21, 07:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By 3dg
You've probably got one, but I've an anodised BDF...

You've probably got one, but I've an anodised BDF cap badge that I got off a mate who went out there in the 80's.
Chris
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 27-05-21, 11:09 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 14,972
Posted By 3dg
Incredible condition, very nice indeed! Chris

Incredible condition, very nice indeed!
Chris
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 26-05-21, 09:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 261
Posted By 3dg
I'm going to bump this, but just this one time,...

I'm going to bump this, but just this one time, incase someone has missed it, you never know.
Cheers all.
Chris
Forum: Headdress 26-05-21, 12:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 629
Posted By 3dg
It's from the Grey's, I'll dig out the info of...

It's from the Grey's, I'll dig out the info of when it came into use, it was, as mentioned above, to commemorate the death of Tsar Nicholas the second, who used to be Colonel and Chief.
I'm sure it...
Forum: Headdress 26-05-21, 08:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 629
Posted By 3dg
Hi Nice caps indeed. As Leigh says,WO's and...

Hi
Nice caps indeed.
As Leigh says,WO's and OR's on the beret wore a bi metal cap badge, buffed down, and cleaned to death on a black oblong backing, Staff Sgt and below on the SD cap an Anodised...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 26-05-21, 07:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 395
Posted By 3dg
Excellent Chris, very nice! thank you for...

Excellent Chris, very nice! thank you for sharing.
Chris
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 26-05-21, 07:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 192
Posted By 3dg
Really nice find Mick, well done mate. Chris

Really nice find Mick, well done mate.
Chris
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 26-05-21, 06:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 324
Posted By 3dg
Very nice what you are selling Peter, extremely...

Very nice what you are selling Peter, extremely hard to find a matching pair of these collar badges, and at a really good price.
These are collars, and not cap badges as stated in KK, I've done a...
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