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Forum: General Topics. Today, 03:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 117
Posted By Home Guard
My apology, I forgot to mention also getting the...

My apology, I forgot to mention also getting the Queens' cap badge for my WRAC collection from another member!!! it was actually sent over a month ago, but was in with the rest of the batch items, so...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted Yesterday, 10:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 146
Posted By Home Guard
Hi Mike, Already done. Went back to the source of...

Hi Mike, Already done. Went back to the source of the first one and ordered another one. Was not expensive so just very happy to have that covered.

Appreciate your help with all of this!!!

Terry
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted Yesterday, 09:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 146
Posted By Home Guard
Thanks Mike, After you all enlightening me, and...

Thanks Mike, After you all enlightening me, and looking at the badge and what is shown in he picture, it's obvious the new metal is the one I really wanted!

Terry
Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 09:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 117
Posted By Home Guard
Yes, it is. I posted a close up of the package in...

Yes, it is. I posted a close up of the package in that thread. Seems that it is indeed the new metal. I have to admit I had not even suspected it might be, which definitely shows how much learning...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted Yesterday, 08:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 146
Posted By Home Guard
My packet did arrive today and what joy it always...

My packet did arrive today and what joy it always is. OK, here's a picture of my GS badge and it does seem to be the new metal version. I don't plan to open it so will be seeking another one that has...
Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 08:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 117
Posted By Home Guard
Today's Mail

it's always exciting for me to get a much anticipated packet with a badge or two. Today's mail brought two packets. On is a lovely set of RAF eagles to go with my RAF medical and nursing collection,...
Forum: Off topic Yesterday, 06:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 125
Posted By Home Guard
Seconded! Terry

Seconded!

Terry
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted Yesterday, 03:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 146
Posted By Home Guard
Mike, just did some searching on the forum and...

Mike, just did some searching on the forum and saw an album that has the new metal GS badge and it does look like he one she is wearing. So yep, I believe that is what I am needing if anybody has an...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted Yesterday, 03:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 146
Posted By Home Guard
Mike, I don't know. I was thinking Anodized was...

Mike, I don't know. I was thinking Anodized was right, but if he new metal GS badge was out at that time, then yes, that would probably be correct. I don't know when the new metal GS badge was...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 16-04-21, 09:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 146
Posted By Home Guard
A/A General Service Cap Badge Wanted

I bought a General Service cap badge for my Molly Dawes display, but upon receipt it is still sealed and I'd like to keep it that way. Does anybody have a nice Anodized Aluminum General Service Cap...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 16-04-21, 09:12 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 5,362
Posted By Home Guard
Impressive!!! I'm not sure I can even count that...

Impressive!!! I'm not sure I can even count that high!

Terry
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 16-04-21, 09:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 77
Posted By Home Guard
I have a question for my education only. I notice...

I have a question for my education only. I notice two holes in the slider. Do you know what those are for? Would they be expected in other badges as well?

Thanks,

Terry
Forum: Military Book and Media Reviews 15-04-21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 310
Posted By Home Guard
I have received my copy and am so glad I got it....

I have received my copy and am so glad I got it. Jon, I was going to post when I finished reading it, and how timely, as I finished it last night. Highly recommend this journal on what I believe is a...
Forum: General Topics. 14-04-21, 10:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 559
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 14-04-21, 10:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 186
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: 13
Views: 319
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: 29
Views: 736
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: 29
Views: 736
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: 265
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: 518
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: 128
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: 132
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: 199
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: 132
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: 559
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
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