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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-08-20, 07:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 354
Posted By Alex Rice
It doesn't look quite right for a London Rifles...

It doesn't look quite right for a London Rifles of Royal Scottish Reserve to me, the leaves aren't full enough. Can't find my example to photograph as a comparison right now but reference Gaylor...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 01-08-20, 09:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 346
Posted By Alex Rice
Hi Brian Yes, very odd. It has normal lugs, as...

Hi Brian
Yes, very odd. It has normal lugs, as would be expected on a badge, not a sweetheart brooch. I don't believe the back plate was retro-fit, I am sure it is original to the manufacture. The...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 29-07-20, 06:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 346
Posted By Alex Rice
Thoughts on this example please? The manufacture...

Thoughts on this example please? The manufacture is not standard for an ORs badge so I thought maybe officer quality?
Thanks, cheers,
Alex
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 28-07-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 564
Posted By Alex Rice
Thanks Dave, I think you are probably right. ...

Thanks Dave, I think you are probably right.
Thanks Frank, yes, it is a really nice piece.
Cheers.
Alex
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 26-07-20, 10:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 120
Posted By Alex Rice
Thanks Tinto!

Thanks Tinto!
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 25-07-20, 03:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 125
Posted By Alex Rice
Thanks! :)

Thanks! :)
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 25-07-20, 02:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 125
Posted By Alex Rice
Lovat's Scouts for opinions

Hi All
Good or bad?
Thanks, cheers,
Alex
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 25-07-20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 564
Posted By Alex Rice
I have now been able to access my wings, so I've...

I have now been able to access my wings, so I've decided to resurrect this thread. Here are images of my 'AP' wing, I am sure it is authentic but would appreciate thought on its origin. It may well...
Forum: General Topics 25-07-20, 11:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 185
Posted By Alex Rice
Thanks for the replies. Yes, I though RR might be...

Thanks for the replies. Yes, I though RR might be Rand Rifles, so it probably is. I think the other title is BATC, not BATG. Could it be ...Telegraph Company? - So maybe a signals connection? Also,...
Forum: General Topics 25-07-20, 07:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 185
Posted By Alex Rice
Thanks Steven.

Thanks Steven.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 25-07-20, 07:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 120
Posted By Alex Rice
Thanks Tinto, is it worth much? Cheers, Alex

Thanks Tinto, is it worth much?
Cheers,
Alex
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 25-07-20, 07:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 205
Posted By Alex Rice
Thanks very much. Is there any value to it, the...

Thanks very much. Is there any value to it, the owner is looking to sell it.
Cheers,
Alex
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-07-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 205
Posted By Alex Rice
Cross belt badge for ID

Hi All
Can anybody ID this for me please? It looks Polish or Eastern European I think. It has 3 blades of the rear for fastening it. The RA cap badge is just to give a scale reference.
Thanks,...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-07-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 80
Posted By Alex Rice
Thanks very much, couldn't work out the lower...

Thanks very much, couldn't work out the lower layer of letters.
Cheers,
Alex
Forum: General Topics 24-07-20, 01:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 185
Posted By Alex Rice
Boer War / WWI titles to id

Hi All
Can anyone ID these titles please? Unfortunately, mostly missing fittings.
Thanks, cheers,
Alex
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-07-20, 12:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 120
Posted By Alex Rice
NZMR title

Hi All
Is this New Zealand Mounted Rifles? If so, is it original and when does it date from?
Thanks, cheers,
Alex
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-07-20, 12:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 80
Posted By Alex Rice
KEH title

Hi All
What is this?
Thanks, cheers,
Alex
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-07-20, 12:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 107
Posted By Alex Rice
Liverpool Scottish

Hi All
Any idea what this is? Looks like copper. Unfortunately lugs / fittings removed and pins soldered on.
Cheers,
Alex
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 24-07-20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 194
Posted By Alex Rice
Lovely group, thanks. Cheers, Alex

Lovely group, thanks.
Cheers,
Alex
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 24-07-20, 12:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 276
Posted By Alex Rice
Hi All Thanks for the replies, great to know! ...

Hi All
Thanks for the replies, great to know!
Cheers,
Alex
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-07-20, 12:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 165
Posted By Alex Rice
Thanks. The guy I got them from had them for 40...

Thanks. The guy I got them from had them for 40 years or more.
Cheers,
Alex
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-07-20, 04:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 165
Posted By Alex Rice
Bomb badges

Hi All
I got these today, are they genuine? Unfortunately they are glued to some cloth so I don't have pics of the rear. I have to try and ease them off the cloth.
Thanks, cheers,
Alex
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 23-07-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 276
Posted By Alex Rice
SAS Wing

Hi All
I just picked this up in South Africa. Is it original? It was glued to a cloth so that explains the glue, and being from down here it might be Rhodesian. Guy said he'd had it for around 40...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 23-07-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 15,726
Posted By Alex Rice
Thoughts on this please? Unfortunately I don't...

Thoughts on this please? Unfortunately I don't have a photo of the rear as it is mounted in a frame. You can see that it has been brooched and the elephant has a slight crack on its head from...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 18-07-20, 06:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 440
Posted By Alex Rice
Thanks

Thanks
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