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Forum: General Topics. 19-10-20, 03:52 PM
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Posted By JBBOND
it might be worth adding this example to the...

it might be worth adding this example to the makers marks galleries. The only similar example shown with firmin & sons seems to be early.

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/makers_marks/sliders.htm
Forum: Headdress 18-10-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By JBBOND
an interesting pic Tony, I wonder if it is a...

an interesting pic Tony, I wonder if it is a stuka or messerschmidt rather than a spitfire?
Forum: Headdress 13-10-20, 06:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 380
Posted By JBBOND
The peak is typical of WWII or later caps

The peak is typical of WWII or later caps
Forum: Headdress 13-10-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By JBBOND
ditto as regards mark and cb's comments, I...

ditto as regards mark and cb's comments, I refrained from commenting because of the insufficient pictures, especially not showing all the cap and in particular the underneath views. I have a few...
Forum: Headdress 11-10-20, 04:29 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By JBBOND
glad you grabbed it before it was completely gone

glad you grabbed it before it was completely gone
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 10-10-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 87
Posted By JBBOND
thanks Leigh and indeed the 1915 hallmark makes...

thanks Leigh and indeed the 1915 hallmark makes it imo, though it would be a nice badge anyway
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 09-10-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By JBBOND
1915 hm south wales borderers sweetheart

arrive today, 1915 Birmingham letter q hallmark, maker GL.
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 09-10-20, 09:10 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 982
Posted By JBBOND
I didn't expect to see this turn up in this...

I didn't expect to see this turn up in this thread, good info and shows just what is out there if you look.
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 09-10-20, 08:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 404
Posted By JBBOND
Glad to share it.

Glad to share it.
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 08-10-20, 03:15 PM
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Posted By JBBOND
the 1902 pattern collar in wear

the 1902 pattern collar in wear
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 07-10-20, 01:59 PM
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Posted By JBBOND
my fretted plated pair

my fretted plated pair
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 07-10-20, 10:02 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,412
Posted By JBBOND
here you are interesting that is says to be...

here you are

interesting that is says to be fitted with vertical shank
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 06-10-20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By JBBOND
comparison between these and the 1990's?...

comparison between these and the 1990's? "copies"
Forum: Headdress 05-10-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,268
Posted By JBBOND
that is the only one I found, transferred to AVC,...

that is the only one I found, transferred to AVC, so maybe not in the 2nd BN
Forum: Headdress 05-10-20, 05:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,268
Posted By JBBOND
adding my latest addition, a late great war or...

adding my latest addition, a late great war or early post great war other ranks wolseley. the liner system using sewn in cork buffers between shell in cradle was discontinued c. early to mid 1920's...
Forum: Headdress 05-10-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,268
Posted By JBBOND
nice. I find the Wd marks, if there, are usually...

nice. I find the Wd marks, if there, are usually under the sweatband, though you probably already know this.
Forum: Headdress 05-10-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,268
Posted By JBBOND
thanks. the helmet is from sometime after...

thanks.

the helmet is from sometime after 1917, the patent date, but knowing when they stopped making this type is not known, the only other I know of dates to before 1921.

Perhaps he used an...
Forum: Headdress 04-10-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,268
Posted By JBBOND
further research (which I think had previously...

further research (which I think had previously been imparted to me on the forum but I cannot find) and more recently from Stuart Bates to me.

2nd Bn;

The old regiments.org gives the following...
Forum: Headdress 03-10-20, 05:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 251
Posted By JBBOND
an example of a cut down shoulder strap here on...

an example of a cut down shoulder strap here on page 3

http://www.lightbobs.com/uploads/9/2/1/3/9213075/obli_regimental_head_dress_badges_1882-1967.pdf
Forum: Headdress 03-10-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 251
Posted By JBBOND
regs listed here for the wearing of flashes or...

regs listed here for the wearing of flashes or not on fs and khaki sun helmets

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=64482
Forum: Headdress 03-10-20, 04:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 251
Posted By JBBOND
mention here of using cut down shoulder straps ...

mention here of using cut down shoulder straps

http://www.militarysunhelmets.com/2012/helmet-flashes-in-the-british-army
Forum: Headdress 03-10-20, 02:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 251
Posted By JBBOND
I am sure official regs were introduced and as...

I am sure official regs were introduced and as well as cut down shoulder straps, official issues and tailor/field made examples were run up as needed.

I don't have pics of obviously cut down...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 03-10-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 6
SAS
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Posted By JBBOND
Sadly one of the fluffy fakes

Sadly one of the fluffy fakes
Forum: Headdress 03-10-20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 251
Posted By JBBOND
I have seen photos of examples for other...

I have seen photos of examples for other regiments seemed to be cut down epaulettes. Peter Suciu says it was often the case in his book military sun helmets of the world p5.
Forum: Headdress 03-10-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 251
Posted By JBBOND
I believe they were often made from cut off...

I believe they were often made from cut off shoulder straps from the scarlet tunic, and depending on how they were cut could be long or short
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