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Forum: General Topics Yesterday, 11:20 AM
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Posted By GTB
And a few more mixed bits GTB

And a few more mixed bits
GTB
Forum: General Topics 14-07-20, 05:12 PM
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Posted By GTB
Some more bits GTB

Some more bits

GTB
Forum: General Topics 14-07-20, 04:43 PM
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Posted By GTB
Thanks Bill A for your helpful comments GTB

Thanks Bill A for your helpful comments

GTB
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-07-20, 03:15 PM
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Posted By GTB
A possibility, thanks irishhorse GTB

A possibility, thanks irishhorse

GTB
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-07-20, 12:02 PM
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Posted By GTB
Unknown grenade badge

I am still trying to i.d. the large grenade badge on the left (comparison with Grenadier Guards badge). It has been suggested as Winnipeg Grenadiers but the flames have different contour. Any...
Forum: Military Buttons 11-07-20, 03:49 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By GTB
Further to above threads, am posting a scan of...

Further to above threads, am posting a scan of naval epaulettes showing the original premises address at Griscti's Outfitters, 302, Kingsway, Valetta, Malta. May be hard to read as gold on white
...
Forum: Military Buttons 11-07-20, 03:28 PM
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Posted By GTB
Griscti's Embroiderers later changed name of...

Griscti's Embroiderers later changed name of business to The Beret & Cap Manufacturing Co. Malta Ltd, with logo BCM. I have several peaked caps (mainly Police) but also No1 SD. with these labels .
...
Forum: General Topics 11-07-20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 35
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Posted By GTB
2 CMR

Cap and collar badges to 2nd Can Mtd Rifles. However, the designs differ and the cb has the earlier 'flat-topped' crown. Would this badge be Boer War period?
Both are Tiptaft marked
GTB
Forum: General Topics 09-07-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 35
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Posted By GTB
4 CMR / CMRR badges

Re 4th CMR / CMRR badges: I need clarification here. Which is the earlier of the two - moose with CMR or with CMRR?
The Forum CEF site states CMRR is second pattern but Cox has CMRR as the first...
Forum: General Topics 08-07-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 35
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Posted By GTB
GGFG shoulder badge

I believe that in the past I have mentioned some of the items I am recently uploading. I don't see this as duplication but rather consider it as updating. Continually learning in this hobby!
Case in...
Forum: General Topics 07-07-20, 10:27 AM
Replies: 35
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Posted By GTB
I am not into metallurgy . I am comfortable with...

I am not into metallurgy . I am comfortable with it being die-struck with back possibly die-cast, but not cast, if that makes sense

GTB
Forum: General Topics 06-07-20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 35
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Posted By GTB
All the ones I've seen online are wm. Mine is...

All the ones I've seen online are wm. Mine is oxidised silver wm as Bill puts it. Camera FLash is frequently a culprit

GTB
Forum: General Topics 05-07-20, 02:29 PM
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Posted By GTB
67 CEF front & back

67 CEF front & back
Forum: General Topics 05-07-20, 11:13 AM
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Posted By GTB
A card of some of my Canada GS cap and collar...

A card of some of my Canada GS cap and collar badges

GTB
Forum: General Topics 05-07-20, 09:03 AM
Replies: 35
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Posted By GTB
Fingers crossed Getting somewhere! Backs of...

Fingers crossed

Getting somewhere! Backs of Oxford Rifles (orientation fault) and SOO Rifles.

GTB
Forum: General Topics 04-07-20, 08:08 PM
Replies: 35
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Posted By GTB
OK thanks. Afraid another joins the queue for...

OK thanks. Afraid another joins the queue for sharp imaging, don't know what is affecting the transmission of my camera pics

Didn't understand your 'iirc'

GTB
Forum: General Topics 04-07-20, 05:34 PM
Replies: 35
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Posted By GTB
Thanks Bill, a nice button to have. The stagshead...

Thanks Bill, a nice button to have. The stagshead badge will fall into place eventually. As it came from a local frame I need to check which Scottish and Scottish Commonwealth units were in Malta...
Forum: General Topics 03-07-20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 35
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Posted By GTB
In the meantime can anyone verify this button...

In the meantime can anyone verify this button (Wm. Scully Ltd. Montreal backmark)

GTB
Forum: General Topics 03-07-20, 07:54 AM
Replies: 35
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Posted By GTB
As I see it, the problem with stag being Pictou...

As I see it, the problem with stag being Pictou is the metal,(mine brass) apart from the antlers on mine being narrow opening Would sporran badges have loops or threaded posts?

GTB
Forum: General Topics 02-07-20, 03:15 PM
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Posted By GTB
Hi Bill, thanks for reply. No, the CTTC badge...

Hi Bill, thanks for reply.
No, the CTTC badge is not plastic, I'm afraid. It is brass and stamped W. SCULLY LTD MONTREAL at back.
Cannot take pics of backs of badges (network problem when sending)...
Forum: General Topics 02-07-20, 08:18 AM
Replies: 35
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Posted By GTB
Thanks guys, I have taken note of your comments. ...

Thanks guys, I have taken note of your comments.
I never noticed the 79th having a trimmed down crown - a case of not seeing the wood for the trees! Its previous owner must have had a perverted...
Forum: General Topics 01-07-20, 06:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 722
Posted By GTB
Hi Walt Many thanks for your prompt reply and...

Hi Walt
Many thanks for your prompt reply and my appreciation for your interest and asistance.
I have scanned as best as can the badges you indicated but I will need to see about getting pics of...
Forum: General Topics 01-07-20, 02:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 722
Posted By GTB
Mixed Canadian.1

I'm not a specialised Canadian collector per se but I do have a fair amount of Canadian badges among my collectables. I would welcome hearing from any established Canadian collectors inasmuch as they...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 26-06-20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 83
Posted By GTB
Mowag Piranha badge

Can anyone enlighten me as to whether this Mowag Piranha badge would have been worn by crew members?

GTB
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 23-06-20, 05:14 PM
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Views: 93
Posted By GTB
Libyan Swimming Badge

Can anyone help with a translation, please?

GTB
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