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Forum: Army Today, 07:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 343
Posted By Alex Rice
Wow. Nice button, must be super rare.

Wow. Nice button, must be super rare.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Today, 07:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 148
Posted By Alex Rice
I have a lot of photos of prisoners in Guben POW...

I have a lot of photos of prisoners in Guben POW camp and none have tags like that on their uniforms.
Cheers,
Alex
Forum: Police 31-05-20, 06:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 69
Posted By Alex Rice
Excellent display, thanks. Cheers, Alex

Excellent display, thanks.
Cheers,
Alex
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 29-05-20, 02:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 174
Posted By Alex Rice
Self deleted.

Self deleted.
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 29-05-20, 07:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 538
Posted By Alex Rice
Hi MRAF This is an awesome selection you have...

Hi MRAF
This is an awesome selection you have done. Can I suggest you put them in an album rather than on a thread like this, as it will be easier for people to reference them and look through them...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 29-05-20, 07:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 149
Posted By Alex Rice
Superb. Finds like that make the collecting...

Superb. Finds like that make the collecting worthwhile, well done! :D
Forum: Army 27-05-20, 06:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 156
Posted By Alex Rice
You should have posted this in the British...

You should have posted this in the British section, not the South African, you will get more people seeing the post. :D
Unless it's for Durban...
Cheers,
Alex
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 26-05-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 225
Posted By Alex Rice
Yes, I thought so too but I think they were...

Yes, I thought so too but I think they were steel, so maybe an early one or a variation?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 26-05-20, 08:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 227
Posted By Alex Rice
Naval button with wreath is a flag officer's...

Naval button with wreath is a flag officer's button.
Cheers,
Alex
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 25-05-20, 06:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 225
Posted By Alex Rice
Something to do with 'Boys Brigade'?

Something to do with 'Boys Brigade'?
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 24-05-20, 07:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 753
Posted By Alex Rice
Wonderful display, thanks. Cheers, Alex

Wonderful display, thanks.
Cheers,
Alex
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 22-05-20, 07:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 91
Posted By Alex Rice
Maybe he meant it was 'saucy' but couldn't spell...

Maybe he meant it was 'saucy' but couldn't spell it....
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 22-05-20, 06:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 470
Posted By Alex Rice
And here is my officer badge. ...

And here is my officer badge.
https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=39962&highlight=motor+boat+reserve
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 17-05-20, 06:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 323
Posted By Alex Rice
I don't think for a moment that this is genuine...

I don't think for a moment that this is genuine but I am sure I have seen the backing plate style used with British Legion badges. I think it is copied from those.
Cheers,
Alex
Forum: Army 15-05-20, 07:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 150
Posted By Alex Rice
Hi Tinto Yes, it is better than the usual but...

Hi Tinto
Yes, it is better than the usual but as far as I know they never had a one-piece badge and these were all campaign issue. The yellow brass front looks just like others I have seen.
Cheers,...
Forum: Army 14-05-20, 07:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 150
Posted By Alex Rice
Looks like a WWII Egyptian casting. Some of them...

Looks like a WWII Egyptian casting. Some of them had a sort of nickel wash on them.
Cheers,
Alex
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 10-05-20, 06:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 143
Posted By Alex Rice
Contact forum members TRAIST & Natal01, they may...

Contact forum members TRAIST & Natal01, they may be able to assist.
Cheers,
Alex
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 10-05-20, 06:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 241
Posted By Alex Rice
Looks to me like there has been a pin removed...

Looks to me like there has been a pin removed from left & right, so probably a sweetheart brooch that has been converted to a watch fob ornament.
Cheers,
Alex
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 03-05-20, 06:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 322
Posted By Alex Rice
For my 2c, good or bad, I don't particularly like...

For my 2c, good or bad, I don't particularly like it and if mine, I would always have doubts about it. I'd rather get one which I was 100% happy with.
Cheers,
Alex
Forum: Off topic 02-05-20, 06:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 308
Posted By Alex Rice
My recipient was in the Queen's Royal West Surrey...

My recipient was in the Queen's Royal West Surrey Regiment but also a signaller. He was stationed in Singapore from before the war so maybe that's the difference. There are some amazing items with...
Forum: Off topic 01-05-20, 12:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 308
Posted By Alex Rice
Hi Sonofa Not necessarily true, there seems to...

Hi Sonofa
Not necessarily true, there seems to be a lot of discrepancy with that. I have a FEPOW group to a Singapore prisoner which has a Defence Medal. Some seem to have been given it and others...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 30-04-20, 03:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 311
Posted By Alex Rice
Amazing find, thanks for showing them. Now to...

Amazing find, thanks for showing them. Now to throw a spanner in the works. I would assume that the CPO badge is for Edgar St John, lovely badge and it appears to me that he was commissioned as a...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 30-04-20, 07:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 852
Posted By Alex Rice
I think so...local jargon for checking tyre...

I think so...local jargon for checking tyre pressure is "Put some sky in my rounds..." :D
Forum: General Topics 30-04-20, 07:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 98
Posted By Alex Rice
PM sent.

PM sent.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 29-04-20, 06:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 852
Posted By Alex Rice
Thank you. I have always wondered what that...

Thank you. I have always wondered what that little stub on the wheel was for but was too embarrassed to ask! Now I know!!!
Cheers,
Alex
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