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Forum: General Topics. 14-05-21, 07:18 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By GriffMJ
...no.39 was my first cap badge.... cadets.

...no.39 was my first cap badge.... cadets.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 11-05-21, 08:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 461
Posted By GriffMJ
....its all connected to my Regimental History as...

....its all connected to my Regimental History as well Mac, so its a pleasure to do it :)

* Captain J Gibsone (17th Lancers) appointed Adjutant to the Prince Albert's Own Leicestershire Yeomanry...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 11-05-21, 06:46 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By GriffMJ
.... its another Gordon Brindley special Phil....

.... its another Gordon Brindley special Phil. Now ..... yes its "winking eye" copy (old Firmin) .... BUT thats not to say that these were not worn as a private purchase item. Personally I wont...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 11-05-21, 08:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 461
Posted By GriffMJ
Thanks Phil :) Did you see the new recruit...

Thanks Phil :)

Did you see the new recruit in the "Gaunt3" section, the 1944 Hallmarked? Another piece of the puzzle.

https://www.paoyeomanry.org.uk/Motto/Gaunt3.htm

Its from Monty's "Odds"...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 10-05-21, 04:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 461
Posted By GriffMJ
Correct Luke..... Mr Marsh 1970s. You can...

Correct Luke..... Mr Marsh 1970s.

You can also find them in silver and hallmarked.... I think the last one I saw was by Gordon Brindley..... so he obviously got hold of the die (or was...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-05-21, 01:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By GriffMJ
.... the heraldry .... appears to be.... two Deer...

.... the heraldry .... appears to be.... two Deer supporters with coronets around their necks, a castle tower as a crest, with a splayed eagle and two coronets.

It has a Nottinghamshire feel to it?
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 04-05-21, 12:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 533
Posted By GriffMJ
....some reference for the 17/21 Motto :- ...

....some reference for the 17/21 Motto :-

https://www.paoyeomanry.org.uk/Motto/SpurBone2.htm
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 30-04-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 461
Posted By GriffMJ
.... 1970s fake. There is no photo evidence of...

.... 1970s fake. There is no photo evidence of this Arm Motto being worn. You might see it on some old unifrom sales etc ..... but they are not genuine.
Forum: Military Buttons 11-04-21, 07:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 105
Posted By GriffMJ
..... its not the same science with the buttons...

..... its not the same science with the buttons sadly.
Forum: Military Buttons 11-04-21, 07:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 105
Posted By GriffMJ
.... it will be difficult. I am sure there are...

.... it will be difficult. I am sure there are some button boffs that might be able to tell by the makers mark?
Forum: Military Buttons 11-04-21, 07:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 105
Posted By GriffMJ
.... have they got makers marks on the back?

.... have they got makers marks on the back?
Forum: Off topic 09-04-21, 12:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 657
Posted By GriffMJ
RIP Sir. ...

RIP Sir.
https://www.paoyeomanry.org.uk/Yeomanry/LeicsYeo/Persons/PostWW2Pre57/DofE11955LY2.jpg
Forum: General Topics. 08-04-21, 06:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 821
Posted By GriffMJ
My brother was on that. I did the "Polar...

My brother was on that. I did the "Polar Rock/Bear?" in 1990.
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 07-04-21, 03:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,812
Posted By GriffMJ
CORRECTION to post #23 :- Having received...

CORRECTION to post #23 :-

Having received the Motto it is, in fact, a duplicate of an existing back image that I already have.

If anyone is interested in buying it .... PM me :)
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 31-03-21, 07:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 268
Posted By GriffMJ
.... officers badge? 2nd/1st Btn? You would...

.... officers badge? 2nd/1st Btn?

You would think that "Queen Victoria's" would be in the circle (not the Grecian design) ....... and where the SA battle honour should be there is some non...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 31-03-21, 05:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,812
Posted By GriffMJ
.... it does Mike. ...

.... it does Mike.

https://www.paoyeomanry.org.uk/Motto/SmithWrightLtd/Metal/50500.jpg

Here are the rest of the Smith&Wright LTD AAs https://www.paoyeomanry.org.uk/Motto/SmithWrightLtdAA.htm
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 31-03-21, 01:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,812
Posted By GriffMJ
Hi All A new Smith & Wright Ltd, back image,...

Hi All

A new Smith & Wright Ltd, back image, motto for the collection. Making eight mottos with different backs.... to date.

* looks like it has some old varnish on the front. That's easily...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-03-21, 04:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 402
Posted By GriffMJ
...I only say it because it flashed up in my head...

...I only say it because it flashed up in my head that they are the 26th Foot (old memory) ... and dont they have oak leaves around the star?

I agree that it does look German though.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-03-21, 04:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 303
Posted By GriffMJ
...both hind feet down, to me, is indicative of...

...both hind feet down, to me, is indicative of IY. The lettering is chisled .... a good sign for me. Is it Yeomanry though?

I would expect to see "Warwickshire IY" on the scroll?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 29-03-21, 05:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 402
Posted By GriffMJ
.....it might be something to do with "The...

.....it might be something to do with "The Cameronians"?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 29-03-21, 05:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 328
Posted By GriffMJ
... here is the image from Kipling and King....

... here is the image from Kipling and King. There is a hallmark on the fine cut laurel wreath on the two leaves either side of the ribbon tie.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 29-03-21, 01:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 328
Posted By GriffMJ
1st Middlesex (Victoria) Rifle Volunteer Corps. ...

1st Middlesex (Victoria) Rifle Volunteer Corps.
Officers Shako Plate, 1859.
Bronze Star (8 point), Silver St George & Dragon within laurel wreath surmounted by a QVC.

.... became the 9th (County...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 28-03-21, 08:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 153
Posted By GriffMJ
Cheshire Yeo (10th KSLI?)

Hi All

A Cheshire Yeoman that, I believe, might be an end of WW1 photo. So this would be 10th (Shropshire Yeo & Cheshire Yeo) Btn KSLI, 74th Yeo Div.

The cap badge is by Lambourne Co I think.
...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 28-03-21, 05:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 224
Posted By GriffMJ
No.... its been flopped the wrong way by the...

No.... its been flopped the wrong way by the person it belongs to. I forget where I got the image from now (few years ago).

The Eagle was worn in the Grey Beret initially..... and once they got...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 28-03-21, 04:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 224
Posted By GriffMJ
...here you go.

...here you go.
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