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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Today, 01:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 33
Posted By mike_vee
Merchant Navy ship used to transport Combined Ops...

Merchant Navy ship used to transport Combined Ops forces ? :confused:

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Forum: General Topics. Today, 10:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 397
Posted By mike_vee
Albums are back and thumbnails in new posts are...

Albums are back and thumbnails in new posts are OK , probably ttake a bit of time to reload thumnails from old posts.

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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 08:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 153
Posted By mike_vee
Forum upgrade : ...

Forum upgrade :

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=88152


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Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines Yesterday, 08:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 151
Posted By mike_vee
Forum is being upgraded and thumbnails/photos not...

Forum is being upgraded and thumbnails/photos not showing at the moment.

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Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 06:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 206
Posted By mike_vee
Exclamation Problems !

All albums not showing photos ! :confused:

Site logged me out then wouldn't accept my user name and password ! :eek:

I had to go back into my browser history and reload an old page.


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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 06:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 272
Posted By mike_vee
Found this : ...

Found this :

http://www.regimentalrogue.com/rcrbadges/shoulder_flashes_and_titles.htm


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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-01-22, 04:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 123
Posted By mike_vee
A thread on another forum : ...

A thread on another forum :

https://forum.axishistory.com/viewtopic.php?t=174495

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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-01-22, 02:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 123
Posted By mike_vee
Looks like a Bishop's mitre , so possibly a yacht...

Looks like a Bishop's mitre , so possibly a yacht club ?

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Forum: Other Military Topics 17-01-22, 03:14 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,986
Posted By mike_vee
Latest badges.

Latest badges.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 17-01-22, 10:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 373
Posted By mike_vee
From the link Luke posted : ...

From the link Luke posted :

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=193991&d=1537279412

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Forum: Other Militaria 17-01-22, 07:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 242
Posted By mike_vee
4.5 HOWR = 4.5 inch howitzer ...

4.5 HOWR = 4.5 inch howitzer

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/QF_4.5-inch_howitzer

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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 17-01-22, 07:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,167
Posted By mike_vee
I would have expected a 2 part item to be...

I would have expected a 2 part item to be hallmarked on both parts ? :confused:


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Forum: Indian Badges 17-01-22, 06:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 399
Posted By mike_vee
History ...

History



https://www.indianetzone.com/63/governors_body_guard_madras_presidency.htm


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Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 17-01-22, 06:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 373
Posted By mike_vee
I see a diamond. .

I see a diamond.

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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 16-01-22, 02:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 203
Posted By mike_vee
Used by social clubs and other organisations such...

Used by social clubs and other organisations such as British legion clubs . Have also seen ones made by Fattorini and others with red enamel.

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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 16-01-22, 02:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,167
Posted By mike_vee
It is a silver hallmark as it is a silver item...

It is a silver hallmark as it is a silver item that has been gilt/plated with gold.

GUIDANCE ON DESCRIPTION OF GOLD PLATED SILVER ARTICLES IN THE UK...
Forum: The Home Front 16-01-22, 12:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 472
Posted By mike_vee
That was what I thought but the description...

That was what I thought but the description states : "Lettering in yellow" :confused:

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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 16-01-22, 12:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,167
Posted By mike_vee
I have a Royal British Legion "Golden Award"...

I have a Royal British Legion "Golden Award" badge which is silver gilt , I assume it was cheaper to have a 'gilt' badge than a 9ct Gold one.

From Assay Office :


The term ‘Silver gilt’...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 16-01-22, 10:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 496
Posted By mike_vee
Argyle in modern Gaelic is "Earra-Gh*idheal"...

Argyle in modern Gaelic is "Earra-Gh*idheal" from Old Gaelic "airer Go*del" (border region of the Gaels).

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Forum: The Home Front 15-01-22, 05:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 472
Posted By mike_vee
Found this : ...

Found this :

https://www.keymilitary.com/article/militaria-feeding-guns

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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-01-22, 02:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 174
Posted By mike_vee
From Wiki : ...

From Wiki :

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colombian_Battalion

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Forum: The Home Front 15-01-22, 11:33 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,808
Posted By mike_vee
It is a Gaunt badge with the 'series' letter...

It is a Gaunt badge with the 'series' letter ground off and a 'J' stamped on the horse shoe fitting indicataing that the badge had been re-issued.

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Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 14-01-22, 03:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 170
Posted By mike_vee
Described as scarf or stole badge : ...

Described as scarf or stole badge :

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/british-army-christian-chaplains-stole-badge-kc/


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Forum: Headdress 13-01-22, 07:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 342
Posted By mike_vee
Danish flag is red with white cross :confused: ...

Danish flag is red with white cross :confused:

Could it be the flag of Normandy ?




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Forum: Other Military Topics 12-01-22, 04:24 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 21,178
Posted By mike_vee
Manchester

Just found a photo of the previous Manchester Bee poppy pins , the only one I haven't got is the lime green one.

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