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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Today, 01:56 PM
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Posted By leigh kitchen
The cWWII German gas / mine markers that I have:

The cWWII German gas / mine markers that I have:
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Today, 01:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 701
Posted By leigh kitchen
Looks a little crowded Terry, you need to give...

Looks a little crowded Terry, you need to give some of that stuff away.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Today, 01:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 33
Posted By leigh kitchen
A Combined Operations plaque of some kind, with...

A Combined Operations plaque of some kind, with emphasis on the naval aspect and symbol representing the army omitted
Forum: Other Militaria Today, 12:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 242
Posted By leigh kitchen
I have a somewhat similar item, engraved badge of...

I have a somewhat similar item, engraved badge of the Royal Engineers, a bullet case and a GS button forming a knob on top, the top and bottom sections form a very tight seal.
It was sold to me as...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia Yesterday, 08:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 206
Posted By leigh kitchen
Personally, I'd give him the benefit of the doubt...

Personally, I'd give him the benefit of the doubt as applied by the police - ie not believe anything he says.
Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 08:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 397
Posted By leigh kitchen
Sounds a good idea - it's way past beer o'clock.

Sounds a good idea - it's way past beer o'clock.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Yesterday, 08:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 244
Posted By leigh kitchen
Oh yes, it's worth a double up on a heads up.

Oh yes, it's worth a double up on a heads up.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia Yesterday, 10:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 83
Posted By leigh kitchen
Presumably the cap bugle is a collar badge or...

Presumably the cap bugle is a collar badge or shoulder title / "trade" badge from a facing pair.
The buttons appear to be darkened metal rather than of horn.
Possibly "SHC"?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 10:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 126
Posted By leigh kitchen
Yes, Queen's Crown (the Staff's Regt was formed...

Yes, Queen's Crown (the Staff's Regt was formed in 1959).
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-01-22, 05:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 126
Posted By leigh kitchen
Staffordshire Regiment by the looks.

Staffordshire Regiment by the looks.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 18-01-22, 09:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 548
Posted By leigh kitchen
WWI German tin lids were issued to the Royal...

WWI German tin lids were issued to the Royal Afghan Army from the 1930's.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 18-01-22, 07:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 548
Posted By leigh kitchen
A few years ago, on, I think, The Antiques Road...

A few years ago, on, I think, The Antiques Road Show, a squaddie showed a bronze "ornament" he'd picked up in Afghanistan.

It was a Victorian colours finial - I wondered if it was from one of the...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 18-01-22, 04:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 90
Posted By leigh kitchen
Vague idea that Ripley shows them as Welsh...

Vague idea that Ripley shows them as Welsh Brigade?
Edit: just checked, no it doesn't.
I believe I have then on CFSC to The Prince of Wales's Division Band.
Forum: General Topics. 17-01-22, 08:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 187
Posted By leigh kitchen
Perhaps some confusion with the flat topped...

Perhaps some confusion with the flat topped "Jubilee" Crown, although I don't know why 1881 would figure?
Forum: Other Militaria 17-01-22, 06:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 242
Posted By leigh kitchen
If the two pieces of shell case are a tight fit...

If the two pieces of shell case are a tight fit forming a seal it's possibly a tobacco jar.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 17-01-22, 11:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 373
Posted By leigh kitchen
I see the diamonds now - I kept quiet when first...

I see the diamonds now - I kept quiet when first viewing the images as I thought the diamond was a circle but just wasn't sure.
I think the horizontal strip is plain with no lettering.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 17-01-22, 09:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 373
Posted By leigh kitchen
According to "British Battle Insignia (1): 1914 -...

According to "British Battle Insignia (1): 1914 - 18" by Mike Chappell, 47th (2nd London) Division battle patches were card suits in yellow, green and red, the shape of symbol designating battalion...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 17-01-22, 05:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 373
Posted By leigh kitchen
I was thinking circular, perhaps flat across the...

I was thinking circular, perhaps flat across the bottom?
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 16-01-22, 09:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 257
Posted By leigh kitchen
The blackened badge referred to in post no. 5:

The blackened badge referred to in post no. 5:
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 16-01-22, 05:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 496
Posted By leigh kitchen
Sounds like a lass that'd appreciate one of Billy...

Sounds like a lass that'd appreciate one of Billy Connolly's Glasgow cocktails - "Gie us a bucket o' diesel wi' a brolly in it".
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 16-01-22, 10:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 257
Posted By leigh kitchen
The RM plastic collar dogs are still knocking...

The RM plastic collar dogs are still knocking around at £5 a pair on ebay.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 16-01-22, 10:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 496
Posted By leigh kitchen
In which case all of the Highland regiments would...

In which case all of the Highland regiments would be "Gaels", not just the A &SH?
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 16-01-22, 09:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 236
Posted By leigh kitchen
"Uniformstores" site offers the badge but in gold...

"Uniformstores" site offers the badge but in gold bullion - but doesn't say what it is.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 16-01-22, 09:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 496
Posted By leigh kitchen
Presumably "Argylls" spoken with a Scottish...

Presumably "Argylls" spoken with a Scottish accent?
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 16-01-22, 09:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 257
Posted By leigh kitchen
There was a rash of Conductors mint condition...

There was a rash of Conductors mint condition metal badges with backing plates on the market: about 20 years ago.
I picked a blackened one, though I've no idea if any unit wore such a badge.
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