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Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 14-07-20, 05:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 69
Posted By Chacal
Idoma Native Administration Prison uniform button

Thank you Steve.

Here is another recent acquisition, an Idoma Native Administration Prison uniform button, chrome, 19.1mm, [FIRMIN LONDON].

Graham
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 14-07-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 69
Posted By Chacal
Native Administration Prisons insignia

A new addition to my collection of Nigerian Native Administration insignia: Gashaka-Mambila N.A. Prisons cap badge. This region is in east central Nigeria and borders Cameroon to the east.

Graham
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 13-07-20, 05:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 87
Posted By Chacal
Thank you for the additional information, again...

Thank you for the additional information, again greatly appreciated, I'll pass that on to the seller.

All the best, Graham
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 12-07-20, 12:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,079
Posted By Chacal
Hi Sean Perhaps "Jails & Police Force"...

Hi Sean

Perhaps "Jails & Police Force" (although the two items I've seen specifically state "Prison/s")? Nice piece anyway.

Graham
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-07-20, 07:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 87
Posted By Chacal
Thank you, much appreciated. All the best ...

Thank you, much appreciated.

All the best

Graham
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-07-20, 05:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 87
Posted By Chacal
Chinese Customs buttons translations

Good evening

I have been offered these as Chinese Imperial Customs early 20th century, can anyone please help me translate them, or even verify that they are from China?

As always any...
Forum: Military Buttons 06-07-20, 09:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 289
Posted By Chacal
Hi Jimi Not sure if they'll have what you...

Hi Jimi

Not sure if they'll have what you are looking for, but you can try Golden Age Buttons, if you haven't already: http://www.goldenagebuttons.co.uk/

Graham
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 05-07-20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 141
Posted By Chacal
Still available.

Still available.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 05-07-20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 110
Posted By Chacal
Still available.

Still available.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 30-06-20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 97
Posted By Chacal
Hi Paul If these are still available may I...

Hi Paul

If these are still available may I have them please? PM sent.

Graham
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 29-06-20, 09:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 262
Posted By Chacal
Hi Billy These two badges I've circled in...

Hi Billy

These two badges I've circled in red are from Soldier of Fortune magazine.

All the best

Graham
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 24-06-20, 06:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 145
Posted By Chacal
Westmorland and Cumberland Yeomanry insignia at Dalemain House, Penrith

Good evening

I took the attached photographs of a display of items connected with the Westmorland and Cumberland Yeomanry at Dalemain House, near Penrith, during a weekend visit to the Lake...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 20-06-20, 07:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 342
Posted By Chacal
Hi Steve PM sent re. Somaliland Scouts cap...

Hi Steve

PM sent re. Somaliland Scouts cap badge.

All the best

Graham
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 18-06-20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 383
Posted By Chacal
Thank you for the very detailed reply Pete,...

Thank you for the very detailed reply Pete, greatly appreciate the time you and the others have taken over this - as some members know my main area is police insignia, so my knowledge of military,...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 18-06-20, 07:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 383
Posted By Chacal
Thank you for your comment Royal, much...

Thank you for your comment Royal, much appreciated.

Graham
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 18-06-20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 383
Posted By Chacal
R.N. COMMANDO shoulder title burn test

I tried burning a loose thread as suggested and it melted leaving a hard blob, so manmade thread then.

However reading Pete (Guzzman)'s posts it is possible that it is a genuine title used...
Forum: Other Militaria 18-06-20, 07:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 303
Posted By Chacal
Kevin It would look good mounted as the top...

Kevin

It would look good mounted as the top of a walking stick, but unfortunately over the years acids in sweat would damage the surface.

Graham
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 18-06-20, 07:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 273
Posted By Chacal
Thank you for the photo Sean, if I was to put...

Thank you for the photo Sean, if I was to put money on it I'd say it was American, probably US Navy and possibly used by civilian employees at one of their overseas naval bases. I've nothing really...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 18-06-20, 08:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 383
Posted By Chacal
Thank you for your comments and especially the...

Thank you for your comments and especially the photos Mike, very useful and greatly appreciated. It appears that this is genuine but probably post-WWII. I'll try a careful burn test and report back....
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 18-06-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 383
Posted By Chacal
Thank you for the suggestion, I will try that...

Thank you for the suggestion, I will try that (carefully!) later on and report back the result.

Graham
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 18-06-20, 08:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 383
Posted By Chacal
Thank you Mark, I don't know myself but from the...

Thank you Mark, I don't know myself but from the photos shown further on it appears to be earlyish (if genuine).

Graham
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 18-06-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 383
Posted By Chacal
Thank you for your comments Rob, greatly...

Thank you for your comments Rob, greatly appreciated.

Graham
Forum: Military Buttons 17-06-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 147
Posted By Chacal
Hi Terry It looks like 3rd Dragoon Gds Hunt,...

Hi Terry

It looks like 3rd Dragoon Gds Hunt, see this thread:

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=79118&highlight=hunt+buttons

Your black button is top centre in the...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 17-06-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 383
Posted By Chacal
R.N. COMMANDO shoulder title: real, fake, or fantasy?

Good evening

A friend gave me this R.N. COMMANDO shoulder title some years ago, is it real, fake, or fantasy? It measures 5 inches (12.7cm) across.

It will be up for swap or sale if genuine.
...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 13-06-20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 37
Posted By Chacal
British Military Administration Police and Prison Services insignia and ephemera want

Good afternoon

I am looking for items from the British Administration Police and Prison Services in Cyrenaica, Tripolitania, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, and the Dodecanese: insignia, documents,...
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