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Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted Today, 09:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 162
Posted By mike_vee
Found this on GWF : Followed by : ...

Found this on GWF :



Followed by :



RDC badge photo taken from :
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 02:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 122
Posted By mike_vee
It's on your other thread. ...

It's on your other thread.

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=90096

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Forum: Military Buttons Yesterday, 01:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 184
Posted By mike_vee
Found another : The Royal Sussex Regiment...

Found another :

The Royal Sussex Regiment Uniform Button (P. BERNEY LONDON)

https://www.marway-militaria.com/products/the-royal-sussex-regiment-uniform-button-lot-of-2

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Forum: Army Yesterday, 06:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,062
Posted By mike_vee
The positioning/spacing of the letters definitely...

The positioning/spacing of the letters definitely look like the "S" was not originally there. :confused:


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Forum: Military Buttons 25-06-22, 03:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 184
Posted By mike_vee
From 1925 Army List Advertiser.

From 1925 Army List Advertiser.
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 25-06-22, 02:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 371
Posted By mike_vee
Found an illustration on the IWM site titled : ...

Found an illustration on the IWM site titled :

WRNS Boat Crew, Home Waters 1943; WRNS Motor Mechanic, Home Waters 1943; Nursing Sister, QARNNS Reserve, 1942
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Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 25-06-22, 01:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 371
Posted By mike_vee
I like puzzles ! :D Found some more info...

I like puzzles ! :D

Found some more info that doesn't really help with the badges but does give details about the WW2 Motor Mechanic Branch :

1941


Other designations :
Motor Mechanic (FM)...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 25-06-22, 10:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 371
Posted By mike_vee
Hi Barry , I have no real knowledge on this ,...

Hi Barry , I have no real knowledge on this , only what I have found via google.

My "interpretation" is that "Mechanicians" was a title/grade within the Engineer/Stoker Branch.



These...
Forum: General Topics. 24-06-22, 10:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 138
Posted By mike_vee
Thumbs up Always an interesting selection , thanks for...

Always an interesting selection , thanks for posting !

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Forum: Other Military Topics 24-06-22, 10:10 AM
Replies: 462
Views: 28,432
Posted By mike_vee
The Manx and Motorbike pins were available at the...

The Manx and Motorbike pins were available at the T.T (29 May 2022 – 10 Jun 2022) so should start appearing on-line soon.

The Royal British Legion Republic of Ireland are hoping to have their pin...
Forum: Other Military Topics 23-06-22, 02:06 PM
Replies: 462
Views: 28,432
Posted By mike_vee
2022

Last year there were eleven of the special "double" pins :

4 x Rugby Balls
1 x Isle of Man
1 x Motorbike
1 x Overseas
1 x Manchester Bee
1 x Welsh
1 x Irish (shamrock)
1 x Golf Ball
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 23-06-22, 10:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 699
Posted By mike_vee
I was sure I'd seen the picture before : ...

I was sure I'd seen the picture before :

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/album.php?albumid=3665&pictureid=174443

I'd rule out the Civil Nursing Reserve Volunteer as they had their own...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 23-06-22, 09:24 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 612
Posted By mike_vee
I would imagine that photographers took a number...

I would imagine that photographers took a number of photos/poses during a sitting and the 'subject' would be able to choose which ones they wanted and how many copies.

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Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 23-06-22, 07:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 699
Posted By mike_vee
Unfortunately the original listing is gone , so I...

Unfortunately the original listing is gone , so I can't see the badge but I haven't seen a nursing badge with those initials and there is no mention on this site :
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Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 22-06-22, 01:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 126
Posted By mike_vee
Perhaps the information from your 2014 thread on...

Perhaps the information from your 2014 thread on another site may help us narrow down dates etc.



He married on 27 September 1867 but had been in Wellington for at least two and a half years.
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Forum: Other Military Topics 22-06-22, 06:50 AM
Replies: 462
Views: 28,432
Posted By mike_vee
Thanks , I've been told they are cheap...

Thanks , I've been told they are cheap "knock-offs" of the pins produced for the Royal British Legion (I.O.M) who sell them at the T.T and for poppy appeal.

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Forum: Other Military Topics 21-06-22, 03:18 PM
Replies: 462
Views: 28,432
Posted By mike_vee
Thumbs up The latest additions to my collection (Thanks...

The latest additions to my collection (Thanks Bob). :D

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Forum: Army 21-06-22, 02:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,062
Posted By mike_vee
Sunbeam Motor Car Company :confused: .

Sunbeam Motor Car Company :confused:



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Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 21-06-22, 11:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 149
Posted By mike_vee
RSM 1966 Photos of different years on this...

RSM 1966

Photos of different years on this site :
https://armyapprenticecollegechepstow.co.uk/groups/

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Forum: The Home Front 20-06-22, 03:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 177
Posted By mike_vee
You can download the magazine (14 Issues) from...

You can download the magazine (14 Issues) from this site :
...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 20-06-22, 02:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 136
Posted By mike_vee
Comrades of the Great War Irish member's badge by...

Comrades of the Great War Irish member's badge by Gaunt of London.
The Comrades of The Great War were formed in 1917 as a non-political association to represent the rights of ex-servicemen who had...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 20-06-22, 11:05 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 612
Posted By mike_vee
Just to confuse things a bit more ! :confused: ...

Just to confuse things a bit more ! :confused:

A WW1 Armistice Exibition by Frittenden Historical Society has the same photo/postcard but it is labelled :


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Forum: The Home Front 20-06-22, 06:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 177
Posted By mike_vee
Not POW magazine but Victoria and Albert Museum...

Not POW magazine but Victoria and Albert Museum has a selection of 1940's knitting patterns that can be downloaded.

https://www.vam.ac.uk/articles/1940s-knitting-patterns

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Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 19-06-22, 05:29 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 612
Posted By mike_vee
First produced in France in 1914 then : ...

First produced in France in 1914 then :




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Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 19-06-22, 06:34 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,830
Posted By mike_vee
Spot the errors ! From an eBay listing : ...

Spot the errors !

From an eBay listing :



This is from a military badge seller who has been on eBay for 20 years !

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