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Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 10:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 532
Posted By Home Guard
Does this count, in 1965 I was in College Air...

Does this count, in 1965 I was in College Air Force ROTC!!!

https://hosting.photobucket.com/images/hh235/terry37photos/Terry_ROTC_WSU.jpg?width=960&height=720&fit=bounds...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines Yesterday, 10:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 121
Posted By Home Guard
Tony, I have really been enjoying seeing the...

Tony, I have really been enjoying seeing the pictures of your collection. Thanks for sharing!

Terry
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 12-04-21, 03:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 180
Posted By Home Guard
Mark, all 3 are beautiful badges. I love badges...

Mark, all 3 are beautiful badges. I love badges that come with their original backing material like that, so really enjoyed seeing these.

Terry
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 11-04-21, 07:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 553
Posted By Home Guard
Many thanks Rob! I would have been guilty of...

Many thanks Rob! I would have been guilty of buying it not knowing. Have more than enough fakes as it is!!!

Terry
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 11-04-21, 03:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 553
Posted By Home Guard
Rob, I would have been fooled by the Border...

Rob, I would have been fooled by the Border badge. Can you advise what tells it's a fake?

Thanks,

Terry
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 10-04-21, 03:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 249
Posted By Home Guard
I agree, very nicely done! May I ask what the...

I agree, very nicely done! May I ask what the white cord is - whistle lanyard maybe?

Terry
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 10-04-21, 03:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 511
Posted By Home Guard
I am certainly no expert, but If I was going to...

I am certainly no expert, but If I was going to consider it several things jump out at me.

1. It's so pristine clean, to have been worn as indicated by the BD fabric.
2. The BD fabric reflects no...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 10-04-21, 02:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 118
Posted By Home Guard
Chris it is my understanding that the QA's,...

Chris it is my understanding that the QA's, QA(R)'s and the TA's all wore a cap badge exactly like the collar. In all of my searches I have never found anything larger being worn.

Re the QA(R)...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 08-04-21, 09:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 129
Posted By Home Guard
Gentlemen, Thank you all. Excellent info and the...

Gentlemen, Thank you all. Excellent info and the pictures really help tell the story. I am sorry that I don't have a specific time period in mind, but will say post WW2, and maybe 1980's up. I have...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 08-04-21, 09:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 198
Posted By Home Guard
I had a nice original one in my old WWI aviation...

I had a nice original one in my old WWI aviation collection. I have always thought the eagle was silver, or at least mine was. This one looks brass and bigger than should be. Been near 30 years ago,...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 08-04-21, 03:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 129
Posted By Home Guard
Cap Badge for PMRAFNS Question

What cap badge would a nurse in the RAF, PMRAFNS wear? I know their collar badges are a winged medical badge, but not sure what cap badge should got with them.

Thanks,

Terry
Forum: General Topics. 08-04-21, 02:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 532
Posted By Home Guard
As a Yank, I was not aware of it, but of course...

As a Yank, I was not aware of it, but of course am now enlightened. Really enjoyed the accounts from each of you.

Terry
Forum: General Topics. 06-04-21, 03:11 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 146
Posted By Home Guard
New Lot Received

Thought I would just share . The first is a really awesome set of badges for my medic collection - 16 General Hospital and a pair of PMRAFNS collars!
...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 05-04-21, 05:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 299
Posted By Home Guard
Good question Sailorbear. I too will be...

Good question Sailorbear. I too will be interested to know.

Terry
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-04-21, 02:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 185
Posted By Home Guard
My first thought is Australian, but not one I've...

My first thought is Australian, but not one I've ever seen before or one I have.

Terry
Forum: Other Military Topics 05-04-21, 02:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 884
Posted By Home Guard
Very nicely done!!! Terry

Very nicely done!!!

Terry
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 04-04-21, 05:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 362
Posted By Home Guard
Thanks Steven! I was not aware of the SA MPs...

Thanks Steven! I was not aware of the SA MPs before this, but am delighted to learn that this fits into my SAWAAS collection. Guess I'll need to add a cap badge as well now, and seek a shoulder...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 03-04-21, 03:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 362
Posted By Home Guard
Gentlemen, Thank you all! Some really good...

Gentlemen, Thank you all! Some really good information here for me and I always appreciate it.

Did not realize that was a Bath badge, but am happy enough to add it to my RAMC/RAF medical...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 03-04-21, 02:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 220
Posted By Home Guard
Going to bump this to see if I can find out what...

Going to bump this to see if I can find out what it might be.

Thanks,

Terry
Forum: General Topics 03-04-21, 02:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 180
Posted By Home Guard
Thanks for eh info Darrel. A really nice badge! ...

Thanks for eh info Darrel. A really nice badge!

Terry
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 03-04-21, 02:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 137
Posted By Home Guard
Kevin, I have seen the left hand badge worn by...

Kevin, I have seen the left hand badge worn by SJA trained nurses. That one is a real beauty too. There is one presentation that says BRCS nurses who trained at SJA wore this badge on a long chain...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 03-04-21, 02:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 588
Posted By Home Guard
OK, I know the Airborne wear maroon berets, but...

OK, I know the Airborne wear maroon berets, but am not familiar with the term "Hats". Can you all enlighten a Yank please?

FYI, "Suits" over here refers to management in the civilian world.
...
Forum: General Topics 03-04-21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 180
Posted By Home Guard
Very nice, and love the Field Ambulance patch BIG...

Very nice, and love the Field Ambulance patch BIG time! Any idea of time frame on it, and how/where it was worn? Look like it was glued to cardboard at one time? Say this because it looks like...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 03-04-21, 03:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 362
Posted By Home Guard
Today's Finds

Went to my first military show in over a year and had a really enjoyable time - but have to say sure felt better having both vaccine shots behind me. I was also impressed that they required you to...
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 03-04-21, 02:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 453
Posted By Home Guard
Vincent, just seeing your reply. Yep, and with...

Vincent, just seeing your reply. Yep, and with that "Y'LL" be sure to add a "Hey" which is the universal greeting here in the south. Covers just about everything from "How you do'n", to "What's new"....
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