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Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. Yesterday, 06:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 192
Posted By altcar73
Billy, I did tell eBay, they did nothing as...

Billy,

I did tell eBay, they did nothing as usual. It sold for just over the opening bid. So, someone's thrown away £50+

Dave.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-05-22, 06:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 228
Posted By altcar73
What left hand collar? There is only one...

What left hand collar? There is only one collar/epaulette badge shown and it has "AC" on it in script.

Dave.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-05-22, 03:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 228
Posted By altcar73
Ayrshire Constabulary, together with several...

Ayrshire Constabulary, together with several other Scottish Police Forces where "AC" fits.

Dave.
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 22-05-22, 10:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 192
Posted By altcar73
Liverpool Park Constable Badge on eBay

Please be aware that there is currently an item on eBay described as above with a starting price of £50.

Item number 354057896256

Despite what the seller says, the badge is a repro. and has...
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 21-05-22, 10:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 575
Posted By altcar73
Norman, No it doesn't. Its confined to...

Norman,

No it doesn't. Its confined to England & Wales only.

Hope you and the family are keeping well!

Dave.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 20-05-22, 08:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 261
Posted By altcar73
The predecessors of the Royal Parks Constabulary,...

The predecessors of the Royal Parks Constabulary, the Royal Park Keepers, wore it as a cap badge. The Royal Parks Constabulary had a custom made cap badge but wore the Crown and cipher as...
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 19-05-22, 07:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By altcar73
What Simon says is correct. They wore it from...

What Simon says is correct. They wore it from start to finish. It was also worn by all ranks, top to bottom.

Dave.
Forum: General Topics. 11-05-22, 06:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 409
Posted By altcar73
For a police helmet plate, providing it was of a...

For a police helmet plate, providing it was of a standard star pattern, you would be paying only for the centre circular die which is indeed a large die, much larger than your average army cap badge....
Forum: General Topics. 11-05-22, 01:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 409
Posted By altcar73
Depending upon the size of the badge, £200-£300....

Depending upon the size of the badge, £200-£300. This is based upon the cost to the police force I was last serving with before retirement in 2006. Its probably more now. The manufacturers used to...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 09-05-22, 08:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 294
Posted By altcar73
Royal Park Keepers. Dave.

Royal Park Keepers.

Dave.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-04-22, 01:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 291
Posted By altcar73
Royal Park Keepers. Dave.

Royal Park Keepers.

Dave.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 28-04-22, 10:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 206
Posted By altcar73
There are buttons which read "Customs", "Customs...

There are buttons which read "Customs", "Customs & Excise" or "HMC&E" together with the Vic., KC and QC. Crown with appropriate ciphers inside the worded garter. However, these were not worn by...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 27-04-22, 06:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 206
Posted By altcar73
HM Customs or Royal Household. Dave.

HM Customs or Royal Household.

Dave.
Forum: The Home Front 21-04-22, 03:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 250
Posted By altcar73
Someone has "cannibalised" a Scottish Police...

Someone has "cannibalised" a Scottish Police senior officer cap badge. They've removed the thistle centre and the "semper vigilo" scroll. They've presumably done this by unpicking the thread. Crafty...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-04-22, 07:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 393
Posted By altcar73
Its not Scottish Prison Service. Dave.

Its not Scottish Prison Service.

Dave.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 13-04-22, 03:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 128
Posted By altcar73
A general button worn by uniformed employees of...

A general button worn by uniformed employees of Liverpool Corporation.

Dave.
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 04-04-22, 04:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By altcar73
Yes, they did. Indeed it is the current cap badge...

Yes, they did. Indeed it is the current cap badge for the two lower ranks. The senior officer version has a red enamel centre.

Dave.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 01-04-22, 09:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 245
Posted By altcar73
Those shown are not ADC badges. Dave

Those shown are not ADC badges.

Dave
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 31-03-22, 06:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 245
Posted By altcar73
Worn by civilian security...

Worn by civilian security officers/doormen/messengers at various Government Departments.

Dave.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 28-03-22, 09:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 321
Posted By altcar73
If you look at the forum rules you will see that...

If you look at the forum rules you will see that you need to make that clear at the start of any thread in which you seek info. in relation to an item.

To be honest, whilst members of this forum...
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 28-03-22, 09:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,252
Posted By altcar73
If you intend to use the forum to identify the...

If you intend to use the forum to identify the badges and then sell them on eBay or elsewhere you need to say so.

Dave.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 28-03-22, 09:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 321
Posted By altcar73
What do you intend to do with the badges once...

What do you intend to do with the badges once identified, if indeed they are?

Dave.
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 23-03-22, 07:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 160
Posted By altcar73
See attached photo. Dave.

See attached photo.

Dave.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 21-03-22, 12:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 335
Posted By altcar73
Libya Police. Dave.

Libya Police.

Dave.
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 21-03-22, 10:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 238
Posted By altcar73
Graham needs a photo and full details of the...

Graham needs a photo and full details of the incident. So, London Gazette not much use.

Dave.
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