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Forum: Military Buttons 27-07-20, 03:24 PM
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Posted By gurkharifles
Gurkha Staff and Personnel Support Button

Possibly the newest button in the British Army ? Just acquired a few of these to the GSPS - I didn't actually realise that they had their own buttons until I saw these . Black composite plastic 25mm...
Forum: Indian Badges 26-07-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 330
Posted By gurkharifles
CB - There is J.L. Chapple's catalogue of his...

CB - There is J.L. Chapple's catalogue of his collection - which is online at the Indian Military Historical Society - and one of the badges (the 68th with scroll underneath SOBRAON - pouch badge - 4...
Forum: Indian Badges 24-07-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 12
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Posted By gurkharifles
Thanks Koi-Hai, I think the battles of Ally Ghur...

Thanks Koi-Hai, I think the battles of Ally Ghur and Delhi make more sense of the "Lake & Victory" scroll than my interpretation of it being a states forces celebration of a victory over General...
Forum: Indian Badges 23-07-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 330
Posted By gurkharifles
Thanks Sunil - that's a really good shout on...

Thanks Sunil - that's a really good shout on Bhurtpore - so you think it might be State forces "Lake & Victory" referring to the defeat of Lord Lake in 1804?
Forum: Indian Badges 23-07-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 330
Posted By gurkharifles
Indian Badges - Pre Mutiny

I thought I'd share these recent acquisitions with you. Bought as one lot - I knew that some of them were pre-mutiny Indian badges - now that I have them to hand I'm convinced they are all Indian...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 22-07-20, 09:14 AM
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Views: 130
Posted By gurkharifles
Army Crest Album - 1000 crests

A very nice Army Crest Album published before WW1 - collectors could either buy the crests in mixed packets (6d) and/or fill it with letterheads/crests etc from actual correspondence. All the...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 22-07-20, 08:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 224
Posted By gurkharifles
I believe that there the QMS badges relate to the...

I believe that there the QMS badges relate to the POW visit in 1921 ( EVIII ) - there was an earlier visit to India by the then POW ( EVII ) - and the badge may relate to that period ?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 21-07-20, 12:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 224
Posted By gurkharifles
Thanks Mike - that's really useful. I noted that...

Thanks Mike - that's really useful. I noted that he had a number of items from the visit and they were all slightly different but very well made. The mystery badge is a bit crude by comparison. Tim
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 20-07-20, 07:03 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By gurkharifles
Mystery Indian Badge

Any thoughts on this badge ? It measures some 55mm high - it's been suggested that it might be something to do with the Prince of Wales's visit to India in 1921 - worn by his personal staff ? Anyone...
Forum: Off topic 14-07-20, 02:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 312
Posted By gurkharifles
It's the same as the shield Mark - no 88...

It's the same as the shield Mark - no 88 intertwined with the cypher.
Forum: Off topic 14-07-20, 10:05 AM
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Posted By gurkharifles
88th & 94th

Here you go Mark
Forum: Off topic 14-07-20, 08:09 AM
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Posted By gurkharifles
11th 20th and 46th

As requested
Forum: Off topic 14-07-20, 08:05 AM
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Posted By gurkharifles
35th and 107th

As requested
Forum: Off topic 14-07-20, 08:01 AM
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Posted By gurkharifles
Norfolk

As requested
Forum: Off topic 13-07-20, 03:50 PM
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Posted By gurkharifles
Royal Munster Fusiliers

As requested by John - Royal Munster Fusiliers crests
Forum: Off topic 13-07-20, 11:10 AM
Replies: 18
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Posted By gurkharifles
Regimental Crests and Letterheads

I've collected Gurkha crests and letterheads for a number of years - I think they are interesting pieces of Regimental emphera in their own right but also extremely useful in terms of dating...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 09-07-20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 145
Posted By gurkharifles
Hi Luke - simple answer is I don't know . There...

Hi Luke - simple answer is I don't know . There is another example being sold on Regimental Badges ( part of the Bosley's group ) and the construction looks very similar - albeit he's asking 75 !
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 09-07-20, 02:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 145
Posted By gurkharifles
Now sold.

Now sold.
Forum: Military Buttons 09-07-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 273
Posted By gurkharifles
Now for sale

I'm now listing the buttons on the forum.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 09-07-20, 09:33 AM
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Posted By gurkharifles
Nepaul buttons - Gurkha

As previously discussed on the forum some "Nepalese enigma's"
1) Nepaul above crossed kukris - 23mm - made by Mappin and Webb - 20

2) Nepaul Victorian Crown 16.5mm - with made in Austria on the...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 09-07-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 145
Posted By gurkharifles
WW1 Indian Army Remount Department - GAUNT

A very crisp example of an officers silver plated cap badge to The Army Remount Department - with GAUNT LONDON stamped on the rear. 30 plus 2.50 P&P
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 09-07-20, 09:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 68
Posted By gurkharifles
Gurkha officer boss badges

Very nice examples of post 1947 Gurkha boss badges: I think the 3rd and 8th date from the 1990's the 1st is earlier possibly 1950's
3rd Gorkha Rifles - with screw fixing - 15
8th Gorkha Rifles -...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 03-07-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 266
Posted By gurkharifles
I used to collect Glengarry badges ( sold most of...

I used to collect Glengarry badges ( sold most of them through Bosley's) - I would have been happy to have this one in my collection. I like the lugs which is one of the best "tells" with Glengarrys....
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 03-07-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 131
Posted By gurkharifles
Collection of Royal Nepal Army Gurkha badges

I'm offering these on behalf of another collector ( Ashok Nath ) - I've persuaded him to offer them on the forum first before he disposes of them through other means. Its a collection of 35 badges...
Forum: Military Buttons 01-07-20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 273
Posted By gurkharifles
Thanks for that. Does anyone have an idea on the...

Thanks for that. Does anyone have an idea on the last one - which Princely State it might be?
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