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Forum: General Topics. 08-02-22, 05:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 803
Posted By GregN
Hi Dumdum, C732 is a pretty low number, what CEF...

Hi Dumdum, C732 is a pretty low number, what CEF battalion was he a member of?

Gref
Forum: General Topics. 06-02-22, 04:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 803
Posted By GregN
Clive, thanks for looking this number up, I...

Clive, thanks for looking this number up, I really appreciate it. It;s my only British badge so it's nice to put a name to it.

Cheers,

Greg
Forum: General Topics. 06-02-22, 12:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 803
Posted By GregN
Army War Service Badge Class B

Hi Guys, I found a WW1 Army War Service Badge Class B in a pile of stuff with the number 483983 on the back. I have many Canadian issued examples in my collection, they have the prefix "C" in front...
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 06-01-22, 04:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 371
Posted By GregN
Welcome CountryGuy, Also a Canuck living in snowy...

Welcome CountryGuy, Also a Canuck living in snowy BC!

Greg
Forum: Infantry 24-11-21, 05:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,225
Posted By GregN
Hi Paul, while Bill is correct re finish on some...

Hi Paul, while Bill is correct re finish on some of the officers badges, most I've seen are two-piece with lugs or screw posts. Often the overlay is frosted silver, the star is plated or bright....
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 11-10-21, 08:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 668
Posted By GregN
Thanks guys for letting me know. Greg

Thanks guys for letting me know.

Greg
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 08-10-21, 08:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 668
Posted By GregN
Mystery Badge

Hi all, I need an ID on this mystery British badge. It appears to me St. Michael slaying the dragon? Maybe something Welch?

Thansk in advance!

Greg
Forum: Infantry 26-02-21, 05:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 920
Posted By GregN
Lovely set, very jealous! Greg

Lovely set, very jealous!

Greg
Forum: Infantry 28-01-21, 10:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,292
Posted By GregN
Interesting, I have an Queen's crown officers...

Interesting, I have an Queen's crown officers Royal Winnipeg Rifles badge where the battles honours are highlighted in red, it's a first for me.

Greg
Forum: Infantry 24-12-20, 07:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 852
Posted By GregN
Very nice badges Paul, thanks for showing them. ...

Very nice badges Paul, thanks for showing them. I have seen an officers badge with the silver overlay but I couldn't reconcile the price and decided to pass on it. PM me if you want the name of the...
Forum: General Topics. 13-12-20, 11:24 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 41,451
Posted By GregN
My Holy Grail is still an officers' 14th Canadian...

My Holy Grail is still an officers' 14th Canadian Light Horse. I've been looking for years, always outbid by the rich collectors even though I've really pushed my comfort level. I'm almost resigned...
Forum: Infantry 28-08-20, 01:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,813
Posted By GregN
RODEN is also a known maker. Officers badges may...

RODEN is also a known maker. Officers badges may have been also made by Ludlow.

G
Forum: Infantry 28-08-20, 03:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,813
Posted By GregN
I think both are Scully made badges, made in...

I think both are Scully made badges, made in Montreal. As far as I know, this regiment has white metal ORs badges, silver-plate for the pipe band and gilt or gold plated for the officers.
...
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 23-08-20, 11:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 761
Posted By GregN
Thanks Dan. Well I feel like a noob as I didn't...

Thanks Dan. Well I feel like a noob as I didn't check eBay! Interesting that there's a version that's a sew-on as well!. Looks like it's only rare in British Columbia Canada!

Greg
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 22-08-20, 10:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 761
Posted By GregN
Chinese Labour Company or Canadian Labour Corps

Hi all, I picked up a pair of Chinese Labour Battalion badges. Cross calls the badge the Canadian Labour Company. Brooker calls it the Chinese Labour Corps. There is some discussion of the various...
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 13-08-20, 03:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 997
Posted By GregN
Welcome Robert!

Welcome Robert!
Forum: Off topic 12-08-20, 02:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,189
Posted By GregN
Been there, I've had content pulled directly out...

Been there, I've had content pulled directly out of my albums and placed right onto a dealers listing. It sucks and as a result I no longer feel the need to share my knowledge.

Greg
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 12-07-20, 12:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 455
Posted By GregN
Hi Mark, looks like its made of nickel or monel,...

Hi Mark, looks like its made of nickel or monel, both which are magnetic.

Greg
Forum: General Topics 08-06-20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 574
Posted By GregN
UNMO - PREVLAKA Pocket Badge

Hi all, I was going through a bag of unsorted stuff today and found this UN pocket badge. I was thinking of passing it on as I only collect Canadian missions. I did a quick search and found that...
Forum: Cavalry and Armoured Units 11-05-20, 09:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,088
Posted By GregN
Here's my example. Note that mine has reversed...

Here's my example. Note that mine has reversed colours, silver annulus while the official badge is in gilt with a silver banner. Mine has a pin while yours has lugs. Yours is made by BIRKS while...
Forum: General Topics 19-04-20, 09:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 609
Posted By GregN
Maybe not a badge Billy, many of these has a...

Maybe not a badge Billy, many of these has a match box holder attached to the.

Greg
Forum: General Topics 05-04-20, 12:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 845
Posted By GregN
No Idea Bill, I have a book of them and they...

No Idea Bill, I have a book of them and they typically go for 3-5 dollars each. Maybe they are regimentally procured examples rather than the gov't issued examples. Maybe someone else will chime in...
Forum: Infantry 14-03-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 596
Posted By GregN
Hi Michel, in my opinion I do not think the...

Hi Michel, in my opinion I do not think the number is a Canadian one.

Greg
Forum: Cavalry and Armoured Units 11-12-19, 04:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 759
Posted By GregN
Updating my post on the post-war King's and...

Updating my post on the post-war King's and Queen's Calgary Regiment officers badges. A few months after this post I was able to acquire a post-war King's crown version which is clearly marked by...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 23-08-19, 05:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 219
Posted By GregN
Infantry Martingale or Horses Breastplate Badge

Hi all, I had shared this on the Face Book page and thought I'd share it here as well. It appears to be a mounted horse breastplate badge or Martingale for infantry. As it's generic, it can be for...
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