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Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 07-05-19, 12:19 PM
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British Honduras Police

Many thanks for your prompt replies.I guessed Altcar would know the answer but rather than a p.m. I felt the wider world should be aware.
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 07-05-19, 08:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 114
Posted By 1314
British Honduras Police -

Rather unusual badge appears at eBay under reference.
Just a Queens Crowned wreath with a named scroll underneath.
What,if anything should appear in the voided centre ?
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 28-03-19, 02:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 157
Posted By 1314
Hkp badges

The portraits in the attachment have become transposed ie top portrait is Wright-Nooth.
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 24-02-19, 08:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 165
Posted By 1314
New Hebrides Condominium Police

Now reached GBP100.00 Plus !
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 23-02-19, 03:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 165
Posted By 1314
New Hebrides Condomium Police

Got it,very many thanks.......Dave
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 23-02-19, 04:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 165
Posted By 1314
New Hebrides Condominium Police (British Section)

There has recently been a white metal cap badge of the captioned Force offered for sale on the web,I cannot now find it but would be gratefull if anyone can give the reference and the realization for...
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 19-12-18, 06:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By 1314
Vanuatu Police Badge

I like the motto on the scroll.:
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 25-10-18, 04:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 401
Posted By 1314
Shanghai Volunteer Corps

I have seen this before,I believe it is from either an Annual Report on the Corps or from a Regimental History.Nice little item.
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 20-05-18, 04:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 734
Posted By 1314
Gold Coast Badge/Nigeria Police Lot

Lot in Post #3 contains an octagonal Colonial Police Service insignia. (CPS)Rank badge ?
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 09-01-18, 04:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,553
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Northern Rhodesia Police Insignia

The black buttons,originally horn and later bakerlite/plastic were worn by the African constables/sergeants/headconstables/sub-inspectors on their winter greatcoats.Interestingly the officers'...
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 08-01-18, 01:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,553
Posted By 1314
Northern Rhodesia Police tankard

This copper tankard bears the enamelled badge issued to Gazetted Officers (Assistant Superintendents and above).Thee tankards were often presented to those joining a Police Mess ( or Ndola Police...
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 06-12-17, 10:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 807
Posted By 1314
Chinkeang Municipal Police

Most interesting,not many of these about.
What fastener does it possess ? Spike for pugarree,slider for forage cap,loops or ?
Forum: Other Military Topics 10-11-17, 04:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 650
Posted By 1314
Slouch Hats

In Africa we wore slouch hats bearing the unit badge slid into the front of the pugarree,when on rifle drill the badge was removed to the left side and secured the flap up,thus preventing skewering...
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 25-09-17, 08:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,045
Posted By 1314
BSAP Badge

Radford, at Serial 13 on Page 14 illustrates and describes a badge of this type as - " BSAP Sheet Brass slouch hat badge.Boer War period.Yours appears an up-market version of this.
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 08-08-17, 07:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,183
Posted By 1314
Ku Lang Su Municipal Police

Just to add a bit more spice to the search for this elusive badge ; the Indians (Sikhs),of whom there were a maximum of 30 at any one time,are always depicted wearing the very large turban,sans...
Forum: Forum Operation 01-07-17, 06:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,075
Posted By 1314
RNDP

My Thanks for this reply with its' informative illustrations, we live and learn !
Forum: Forum Operation 30-06-17, 06:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,075
Posted By 1314
RNDP

Hong Kong had a sizeable contingent of RNDP pre(and possibly post ) war.Have a look at the website www.gwulo.com,you may get a lead from there.
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 21-02-17, 01:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,091
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City of Ottawa Police

I suppose,for the sake of accuracy,we should note that the title is,or was, "The City of Ottawa Police ".

'Advance ' has been transposed from the scroll on the Coat of Arms.
Forum: Other Military Topics 17-12-16, 03:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 744
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Battle for Hong Kong

You could also include the cap badge of the Hong Kong Police who,as you are aware,were attested as Militia and took up arms against the Japanese.
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 26-11-16, 07:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,139
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Straits Settlement Police ?

Appears very similar to that shown on Page 109 of Renfrew Part 2 at Serial 2042,described as ' Straits Settlement Police Helmet Plate in White Metal 1919 - 1942 ' although your badge is apparently...
Forum: Police 06-09-16, 07:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,253
Posted By 1314
BSAP - Arm Band?

Not directly relevant but in the Northern Rhodesia Police the black felt backing to badges of rank, shoulder titles and collar dogs came from otherwise unserviceable R & F fezzes.
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 30-07-16, 07:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,205
Posted By 1314
HKP Insignia

I stand corrected.
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 29-07-16, 05:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,205
Posted By 1314
Hong Kong Police Insignia

Just for information ; - apart from the chrome and blue enamel cap badge ( worn by Chief Superintendents and below ) and the bullion ones worn by Assstant Commissioners and above,insignia (...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 26-07-16, 07:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,873
Posted By 1314
HKP Badges

Apart from minor differences in design,attributed to them emanating from different makers, there is a considerable variation in the metal used in these badges.Pre RHKP, badges for the Rank and File...
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 06-07-16, 06:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 979
Posted By 1314
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" Crossed Tipstaves surrounded by a wreath" - In Colonial Days the badge of rank of an Assistant Commissioner; surmounted by a Bath Star and/or a Crown for Senior Assistant Commissioner,Deputy...
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