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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Today, 08:38 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By Home Guard
Marc, you're right. My error. If it is meant to...

Marc, you're right. My error. If it is meant to be a WW2 patch I can assure you it is not, and that it is a very modern made patch. First off, no WW2 patch had a merrowed edge that I know of, except...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Yesterday, 04:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 210
Posted By Home Guard
Who ever wore it in WWI was a true visionary!!! ...

Who ever wore it in WWI was a true visionary!!!

Terry
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 04:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 137
Posted By Home Guard
The third one is 1950s USAF 14th Bomb Squadron. ...

The third one is 1950s USAF 14th Bomb Squadron.


Terry
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 02:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 252
Posted By Home Guard
It is a lovely looking pin, but not sure what it...

It is a lovely looking pin, but not sure what it is. It does look like it has four letters WBCC on it that might be helpful???

Terry
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 27-10-20, 05:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 159
Posted By Home Guard
Thank you very much Tim! I sure would have made...

Thank you very much Tim! I sure would have made that mistake as I was not aware of that detail.!!!

Terry
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 26-10-20, 10:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 159
Posted By Home Guard
Thank you Alan, Silly as it might be, I am...

Thank you Alan,

Silly as it might be, I am wanting to put together the badges worn by Molly Dawes in the series "Our Girl", and they show her wearing both caps - peaked cap and beret.
...
Forum: Other Military Topics 26-10-20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 226
Posted By Home Guard
PB, It is indeed. Glad you were able to reconnect...

PB, It is indeed. Glad you were able to reconnect with some family!

Terry
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 26-10-20, 04:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 134
Posted By Home Guard
Thank you gentlemen. I missed that part about the...

Thank you gentlemen. I missed that part about the RAOC - I was too focused on the badge to read the description!!!

Terry
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 26-10-20, 04:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 159
Posted By Home Guard
RAMC Medic Badge Question

Would the RAMC badge worn by a medic be the same for both the cap and the beret, or would they be different. I know the badge itself is the same, so am asking if there is a difference in size or some...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 26-10-20, 04:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 134
Posted By Home Guard
What badge is She Wearing?

I saw this photo of an ATS lady and am not sure what badge she is wearing on her chest? Definitely a cap badge, and looks to be mounted along the jacket seam like many of he RA collar badges are...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 25-10-20, 05:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 179
Posted By Home Guard
That is VERY cool Roy!!!! Terry

That is VERY cool Roy!!!!

Terry
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 25-10-20, 01:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 321
Posted By Home Guard
Thanks CB. What concerned me was the eyes, and of...

Thanks CB. What concerned me was the eyes, and of course the nose on the middle one. I can see it being a artsy design, and does seem to lack an Empire look.

Terry
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 24-10-20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 321
Posted By Home Guard
CB, Here's a picture of the reverse of the badge...

CB, Here's a picture of the reverse of the badge that was on he far right. Of the three I will be happy if one is good.
...
Forum: The Australian General Service Badge (Rising Sun) 24-10-20, 04:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 208
Posted By Home Guard
Interesting. Being collar size one would think...

Interesting. Being collar size one would think nurses badge, but the blades would make that unlikely.

Terry
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran, Lapel Badges and Challenge Coins 24-10-20, 02:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 86
Posted By Home Guard
Mike very nice badges. The third one, the "Allied...

Mike very nice badges. The third one, the "Allied Airborne" is a US DI, not a sweetheart badge. DI = Distinguished Insignia.

This was my collection of WW2 airborne DI's. They are all pinback.

...
Forum: The Australian General Service Badge (Rising Sun) 24-10-20, 02:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 208
Posted By Home Guard
I am very interested to find out about it too....

I am very interested to find out about it too. Rob is it cap badge or collar size? It sure looks like a very nice badge to be a fake. I might have thought of it being a Danbury Mint badge but am not...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-10-20, 08:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 191
Posted By Home Guard
The USAF rank patch is for a PFC or Private First...

The USAF rank patch is for a PFC or Private First Class.

Terry
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 23-10-20, 06:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 321
Posted By Home Guard
Thank you gentlemen! Terry

Thank you gentlemen!

Terry
Forum: Other Militaria 23-10-20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 124
Posted By Home Guard
The fellow in the yellow coat is a Spanish...

The fellow in the yellow coat is a Spanish Dragoon c. 1805-1811 of the 7th Numancia Dragoon Regiment.. The fellow in the blue coat looks to have white facings which would make him a trooper of the...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 23-10-20, 02:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 321
Posted By Home Guard
Your Thoughts Please

Gentlemen, I am pretty sure the Artist Rifles badges are bad after reading through the recent threads, but maybe I'll get lucky.

I don't know about the Post Office Rifles or the Royal Ulster...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 22-10-20, 02:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 121
Posted By Home Guard
My very sincere thanks Steven, I was trying to...

My very sincere thanks Steven, I was trying to figure out the insignia on the left nurses cap, and didn't think of the QARNNS, but of course now see it. I will see if I can get a close up of the...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 22-10-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 159
Posted By Home Guard
Excellent, Now I need to go and check mine. ...

Excellent, Now I need to go and check mine.

Always appreciate when the experts share their knowledge!!!

Terry
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 22-10-20, 02:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 121
Posted By Home Guard
Unknown Nurses and Nurses Aid

I found this picture on Pinterest and suspect it is a mother and daugher. I also suspect it is fairly current due to the mother in he red uniform. and the daughter maybe a BRCS aid or even a VAD?
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Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 21-10-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 88
Posted By Home Guard
I'm thinking that might be a WRNS buckle, but I...

I'm thinking that might be a WRNS buckle, but I am not 100% sure. I know there are others here with far greater knowledge than I'll ever have who can state for sure.

Terry
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 19-10-20, 10:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 164
Posted By Home Guard
I would have no problem with these if they were...

I would have no problem with these if they were listed as reproductions. If they are not and are listed as genuine, then that seems criminal.

Terry
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