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Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted Today, 06:21 PM
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Posted By leigh kitchen
The NF, R Warks, RF and LF framed up, ta - not a...

The NF, R Warks, RF and LF framed up, ta - not a perfect job, especially with the thick white mounting card but it'll do for the moment.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges Yesterday, 05:50 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By leigh kitchen
Just looked at your sales album Andy - you have a...

Just looked at your sales album Andy - you have a 1902 RA gun badge shown is that the one you used to have or have you got another up for sale?
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 18-07-19, 08:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 516
Posted By leigh kitchen
Send it back (so it can be given to me).

Send it back (so it can be given to me).
Forum: General Topics. 18-07-19, 07:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 420
Posted By leigh kitchen
Likewise.

Likewise.
Forum: Military Buttons 18-07-19, 02:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 121
Posted By leigh kitchen
Anything like this one? (15mm diameter).

Anything like this one?
(15mm diameter).
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 18-07-19, 12:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 291
Posted By leigh kitchen
Thanks for that - by sash do you mean a fabric...

Thanks for that - by sash do you mean a fabric sash or baldric or something like, say, a Drummers buff leather cross belt?

The badge I show is so similar to the gilt badge shown I wonder if it's...
Forum: General Topics. 18-07-19, 08:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 420
Posted By leigh kitchen
Zip..........

Zip..........
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 18-07-19, 06:45 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 911
Posted By leigh kitchen
You may have this info. already, but just in...

You may have this info. already, but just in case:


First Name:
William
Surname:
Grier
Age:
23 years
Incident Details:
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 17-07-19, 08:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 208
Posted By leigh kitchen
Ta, I was trying to work out if they were green...

Ta, I was trying to work out if they were green or blue on brown or red.

Possibly connected to this organisation?

Had a Google - looks like the insignia are being worn in this 1950's Pathe News...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 17-07-19, 05:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 256
Posted By leigh kitchen
I saw para wings in these colours being worn by a...

I saw para wings in these colours being worn by a Pakistani police officer on his dark blue Jersey Heavy Wool at Tito Barracks, Sarajevo in 1999.
Other than the colours I don't know how similar...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 17-07-19, 05:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 208
Posted By leigh kitchen
Just out of interest, are they in WRAC colours?

Just out of interest, are they in WRAC colours?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 17-07-19, 05:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 291
Posted By leigh kitchen
That's interesting, I was hoping/wondering if the...

That's interesting, I was hoping/wondering if the one I show in post no. 2 is a headgear badge as it has the stem of a long wire lug and another appears to have been removed and replaced with another...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 17-07-19, 09:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 291
Posted By leigh kitchen
I don't know what that badge is (or meant to be...

I don't know what that badge is (or meant to be or if it's genuine) but the design is similar to that on a shoulder belt plate of the regiment (I can't find a reference to that though, somebody may...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 16-07-19, 10:15 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 911
Posted By leigh kitchen
I've only noticed one other 5 RIDG CFSC for sale...

I've only noticed one other 5 RIDG CFSC for sale that I can think of - eBay, a few months ago, a more recent ORs one sold along with a stable belt and a few other bits but it had slits cut in it for...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 16-07-19, 09:37 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 911
Posted By leigh kitchen
You have an album of cavalry CFSC - a recent...

You have an album of cavalry CFSC - a recent aquisition, 5 Royal Inniskilling Dragoon Guards officers circa 1953-ish (marked as by appt to the late King George VI):
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 16-07-19, 08:38 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 911
Posted By leigh kitchen
Yes, I like the photo - but there's something...

Yes, I like the photo - but there's something about that chaps eyes...........
Somewhere I should have a scan of the full photo, there's nothing unusual about the uniform but it's always preferable...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 16-07-19, 08:18 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 911
Posted By leigh kitchen
Why do you keep using the term "spurious"? Is...

Why do you keep using the term "spurious"?
Is there any suggestion that the image is "spurious"?
My recollection is that Kipling and King state that the collar badge was worn in the SD cap.
I am...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 16-07-19, 07:51 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 911
Posted By leigh kitchen
From, as I recall, Kipling & King (I'll check...

From, as I recall, Kipling & King (I'll check tomorrow).
The photo shows the "wrong" badge for the SD cap being worn in that form of headgear instead of the correct double spur collar badge.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 16-07-19, 07:30 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 911
Posted By leigh kitchen
Yes, and I believe that badge wasn't supposed to...

Yes, and I believe that badge wasn't supposed to be worn on the SD cap?

Edit - add link:

https://gmic.co.uk/topic/23715-the-1st-city-of-london-yeomanry-rough-riders/
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 16-07-19, 07:15 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 911
Posted By leigh kitchen
And "not worn" on the SD cap as I...

And "not worn" on the SD cap as I recall?
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 16-07-19, 07:06 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 911
Posted By leigh kitchen
Yes, a "mourning button", though presumably not...

Yes, a "mourning button", though presumably not restricted to only commemorating siblings.
...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 15-07-19, 04:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 244
Posted By leigh kitchen
Thank you. Another possibility I considered was...

Thank you.
Another possibility I considered was that the badge may have been an adaptation of a Volunteer units W/M and enamel badge, the G/M scroll being pinned on and the badge worn after 1908,...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 14-07-19, 08:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 244
Posted By leigh kitchen
You may be thinking of the Birmingham Mint...

You may be thinking of the Birmingham Mint series?
As I recall their version of the badge is "chunkier" and fitted with a slider.
The Danbury Mint series I believe are all anodised aluminium badges.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 14-07-19, 05:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 244
Posted By leigh kitchen
Ah - was another one solved.......

Ah - was another one solved.......
Forum: Indian Badges 14-07-19, 03:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 141
Posted By leigh kitchen
My first thought was Ethiopian but I wasn't sure...

My first thought was Ethiopian but I wasn't sure enough to suggest it until somebody else did.......
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