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Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 12-09-20, 05:01 PM
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Posted By bess55
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: General Topics. 12-09-20, 01:13 PM
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Views: 73
Posted By bess55
1950's TA recruiting pamphlet

A recent interesting find, the attached TA recruiting pamphlet dated 1957.

Apart from the very dated prose and sections within this booklet - of interest was the TA Divisions, identification...
Forum: General Topics. 12-09-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 209
Posted By bess55
Likewise, I've got quite a few original tissue...

Likewise, I've got quite a few original tissue packed anodised collars - cellotape holding them gone brown and dry. OR a small perished rubber band.

Also many anodised and 'new metal' collars in...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 09-09-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By bess55
Perfect, many thanks Paul. I assumed as much, but...

Perfect, many thanks Paul. I assumed as much, but came in a bundle odds and sods so harm done.

All best chaps

Bess
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 06-09-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By bess55
Info these para wings

Gents, not my area of expertise. Recent pick in a group of bits and pieces are these wings. Appear to have been stitched on to uniform and removed, also appear to be very dirty.

Any suggestions on...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 05-08-20, 12:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 130
Posted By bess55
Black plastic chin straps for sale

Gents, four black plastic/nylon chin straps for the service cap for sale.

6 includes postage in UK.

Odd to find if you are missing one to complete a service cap.

PM with any interest.
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Forum: The Home Front 26-07-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 496
Posted By bess55
Many thanks guys. Best wishes to all ...

Many thanks guys.

Best wishes to all

Bess
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-07-20, 05:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 182
Posted By bess55
WW2 received - many thanks. Bess

WW2 received - many thanks.

Bess
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 12-07-20, 05:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 468
Posted By bess55
I doubt very much there are any others mate. ...

I doubt very much there are any others mate.

All the best

Bess
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-07-20, 05:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 182
Posted By bess55
Overseas service chevrons?

Gents, I'm happy that these are overseas service chevrons, but not totally sure which era. WW1 or WW2 time frame?

Thanks chaps

Regards all

Bess
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 12-07-20, 05:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 153
Posted By bess55
Badge backings and special embellishments

Gents, good spare copy of Badge Backings and Special Embellishments for sale.

42 inc UK postage. Please PM with any interests.

Regards all

Bess
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 12-07-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 468
Posted By bess55
I have:- Gaunt London Gaunt Bham ...

I have:-

Gaunt London
Gaunt Bham
H.W.Timings Ltd

Regards all

Bess
Forum: The Home Front 09-07-20, 11:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 496
Posted By bess55
Thanks Rob. Indeed a snapshot of a time very hard...

Thanks Rob. Indeed a snapshot of a time very hard to imagine now and one of many thousands of incidents that are just lost in time.

All the very best all

Bess
Forum: The Home Front 04-07-20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 496
Posted By bess55
Many thanks Cam. It is indeed and probably...

Many thanks Cam. It is indeed and probably fairly unique.



QUOTE=CAM;515018]A great letter for the family archive.

Chris[/QUOTE]
Forum: The Home Front 04-07-20, 05:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 496
Posted By bess55
Many thanks, indeed the mine is mentioned for...

Many thanks, indeed the mine is mentioned for 24th Sept. Bedford park is still a country park.

Regards all

Bess
Forum: The Home Front 04-07-20, 01:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 496
Posted By bess55
Wartime letter of commendation

Gents, I post the attached purely as something of interest and not a little pride on my part.

My Grandfather was a reservist in the Middlesex Regt prior to the war, however was not mobilised as he...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 03-07-20, 06:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 801
Posted By bess55
In the first picture - the little lad with the...

In the first picture - the little lad with the specs ( bottom right) is thankfully 'diffy' his cap badge revealing what certainly appears to be a maroon oblong in 'portrait'.

Many thanks REME ....
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 28-06-20, 01:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 86
Posted By bess55
For sale RAF brevet & civil Defence

Gents, if of interest, for sale:-

1. Pair Civil Defence - single bar, rank badges. ( I believe these may be what are described as ' old gold' type). 5 inc UK postage

2. RAF - Air Electrition,...
Forum: General Topics. 27-06-20, 07:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 290
Posted By bess55
Good work Terry. All the very best guys ...

Good work Terry.

All the very best guys

Bess
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 21-06-20, 01:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,701
Posted By bess55
Thanks CB - yes the collar on its wn is defo...

Thanks CB - yes the collar on its wn is defo suspicious. I have no idea where it came from.

Many thanks

Bess
Forum: The Home Front 19-06-20, 11:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 405
Posted By bess55
Ok chaps, I have canvassed a couple of cousins...

Ok chaps, I have canvassed a couple of cousins and I believe I have revealed the cause of the separate service dates.

Ted was in the Home Guard in Dalston, in East London ( Hackney area). The...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 19-06-20, 11:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,701
Posted By bess55
Gents very interesting thread. Please find...

Gents very interesting thread. Please find attached my small MGC set. These were all obtained individually on the junk markets in East London 1970's. Any observations welcomed. The two collars...
Forum: The Home Front 07-06-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 405
Posted By bess55
My Dad tells me that Uncle Ted was very ill ( as...

My Dad tells me that Uncle Ted was very ill ( as in probably wont make it, very ill) with TB. He did however recover and his service continued. Not definite, but my Dad did recall his being very...
Forum: The Home Front 04-06-20, 07:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 405
Posted By bess55
Home Guard certificate

Gents, for interests sake.

Amongst some other documents my Dad showed me today was these for his Uncle who served in the Home Guard.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 31-05-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,226
Posted By bess55
The beret belonging to the soldier whose badges...

The beret belonging to the soldier whose badges were shown in post #1 sold at auction this evening for 400.
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