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Forum: General Topics. 11-08-22, 06:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 589
Posted By Alex Rice
Always terrible news, condolences to all.

Always terrible news, condolences to all.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-08-22, 06:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 225
Posted By Alex Rice
To me the officer on the right looks like he is...

To me the officer on the right looks like he is wearing a Bedfordshire Reg OSD collar, Beds & Herts after WWI.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-08-22, 06:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 295
Posted By Alex Rice
Looks like an early South African staff officer...

Looks like an early South African staff officer cap badge. Forum member milmed would be the best to confirm I think.
Cheers,
Alex
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 05-08-22, 06:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 237
Posted By Alex Rice
I'll have to have a look for a MM on mine when I...

I'll have to have a look for a MM on mine when I get home in a few weeks.
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 04-08-22, 06:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 237
Posted By Alex Rice
Your badge #2 has similar blades to badge #4 in...

Your badge #2 has similar blades to badge #4 in this post of mine: https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=67939
This was identified as a WWI example. I haven't looked to see if...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 04-08-22, 06:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 522
Posted By Alex Rice
I have seen Canadian KC badges, were there also...

I have seen Canadian KC badges, were there also QVC ones in brass? Do the edges of the brass overlay look like they have been hand cut?
Cheers,
Alex
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 03-08-22, 07:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 522
Posted By Alex Rice
Have the backs of the scrolls been filled with...

Have the backs of the scrolls been filled with some sort of solder to make the plate look more like a casting or are the scrolls overlaid? If they are filled, somebody has done that to fool people...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-08-22, 06:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 234
Posted By Alex Rice
The SA badge is likely lead. They cast a lot in...

The SA badge is likely lead. They cast a lot in lead during the war and coloured them, so just a bronze finish.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 31-07-22, 06:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 141
Posted By Alex Rice
Stunning badge!

Stunning badge!
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 31-07-22, 06:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 488
Posted By Alex Rice
REPS - must be Royal Engineers Postal Section....

REPS - must be Royal Engineers Postal Section. Also, the numbers look like 20.14.16, not '18' at the end as suggested. Could it be a unit designation? 20th detachment, 14th platoon, 16th division,...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 30-07-22, 06:45 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 15,461
Posted By Alex Rice
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 29-07-22, 06:39 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 15,461
Posted By Alex Rice
Hi Barry Some more amazing items, those KC...

Hi Barry
Some more amazing items, those KC chaplain's badges are hen's teeth!
In post 157 there is a pair of merchant navy Second Officer shoulder straps with a diamond between two wavy lines. Do...
Forum: Army 28-07-22, 06:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 145
Posted By Alex Rice
I think so but I'm not at all clued up on...

I think so but I'm not at all clued up on headgear.
Forum: Army 27-07-22, 06:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 145
Posted By Alex Rice
Very nice!

Very nice!
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 27-07-22, 06:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 290
Posted By Alex Rice
I think the first one is a company title. To me...

I think the first one is a company title. To me it looks like AD&RCo.
Cheers,
Alex
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 26-07-22, 07:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 770
Posted By Alex Rice
Duh...sorry :o

Duh...sorry :o
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 26-07-22, 07:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 317
Posted By Alex Rice
As Jerry says, the two bunting things are garter...

As Jerry says, the two bunting things are garter flashes. The colours do look like signals so maybe worn by members of one of the signals pipe-bands. These are the sort of things worn by all pipe...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 25-07-22, 06:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 371
Posted By Alex Rice
Those lugs look like they are copper, I thought...

Those lugs look like they are copper, I thought they should be brass for this period of badge?
Cheers,
Alex
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 24-07-22, 07:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 770
Posted By Alex Rice
I would say the first badge on the belt is...

I would say the first badge on the belt is Yorkshire Dragoons, POW feathers over a rose.
Forum: Other Militaria 17-07-22, 07:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 262
Posted By Alex Rice
Amazing, never seen military issue razors before....

Amazing, never seen military issue razors before. Will have to look for one now!
Forum: Army 16-07-22, 07:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 115
Posted By Alex Rice
I have one as well, but mine is on a chromed...

I have one as well, but mine is on a chromed badge. I can't imagine it would be for a cross belt because the screw-post would dig into whatever was behind it, totally impractical. Maybe for a feather...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 16-07-22, 07:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 466
Posted By Alex Rice
Wow, nice find, well done. Cheers, Alex

Wow, nice find, well done.
Cheers,
Alex
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 16-07-22, 06:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 549
Posted By Alex Rice
Hi RCAF 100 The marks on the edge are totally...

Hi RCAF 100
The marks on the edge are totally normal, where the medal was struck by the die and the medal cut out. Often the fakes don't have those those so it is a good sign on these stars. The...
Forum: General Topics 15-07-22, 02:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 213
Posted By Alex Rice
Thanks for all the replies and help! Cheers, ...

Thanks for all the replies and help!
Cheers,
Alex
Forum: General Topics. 15-07-22, 11:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 168
Posted By Alex Rice
Thanks Mike, that's great info. Cheers, Alex

Thanks Mike, that's great info.
Cheers,
Alex
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