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Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 16-09-18, 08:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 122
Posted By fougasse1940
Unfortunately your link leads to the following...

Unfortunately your link leads to the following message: Invalid Album specified. If you followed a valid link, please notify the administrator.
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Forum: General Topics. 12-09-18, 09:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 70
Posted By fougasse1940
welcome. On the left the crest and motto of Hay...

welcome. On the left the crest and motto of Hay of the family of the Marquess of Tweeddale and on the right a crest and motto of a Brown family.
Up to you to find out when Mr. Hay married Ms. Brown....
Forum: General Topics. 12-09-18, 09:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 115
Posted By fougasse1940
Collar badges: Litchfield 'The Territorial...

Collar badges:
Litchfield 'The Territorial Artillery 1908-1988': 1947-1961 466th (M) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment R.A. (Leeds Rifles) (TA) R.A. collar badges.

Edwards 'Regimental badges' 5th...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-09-18, 08:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,259
Posted By fougasse1940
Runic1901 seems to have cracked it. Ebay link...

Runic1901 seems to have cracked it. Ebay link doesn't seem to work, but here's another Ansett Airways buttons link: http://www.ausbuttonhistory.com/?p=9343

Rgds, Thomas
Forum: Other Military Topics 10-09-18, 11:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 84
Posted By fougasse1940
Thanks for the link. I believe the Border...

Thanks for the link. I believe the Border Regiment landed at Sicily and Arnhem.

Rgds, Thomas
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 08-09-18, 09:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 142
Posted By fougasse1940
Not wartime:...

Not wartime: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/44th_Royal_Tank_Regiment

Rgds, Thomas
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-09-18, 08:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 182
Posted By fougasse1940
More or less correct, the collar badge was...

More or less correct, the collar badge was officially worn on the field service cap 1941-1943 and the general service cap (as in your image) 1943-1947, either in gilding metal (brass) or brown...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 04-09-18, 07:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 530
Posted By fougasse1940
http://www.theroyalscots.co.uk/ Rgds, Thomas

http://www.theroyalscots.co.uk/

Rgds, Thomas
Forum: Infantry 03-09-18, 08:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 146
Posted By fougasse1940
Why would you want small compressed jpeg images...

Why would you want small compressed jpeg images for a book publication, they severely lack suitable resolution. Unless you are happy with postage stamp sized images.
Remember, web images only have...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 03-09-18, 08:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 172
Posted By fougasse1940
There are no WW 1 RAC badges as they weren't...

There are no WW 1 RAC badges as they weren't raised until 1939.

Rgds, Thomas
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-09-18, 08:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 342
Posted By fougasse1940
Collar badges were not supposed to be worn during...

Collar badges were not supposed to be worn during the war, hence no plastic collar badges.

Rgds, Thomas
Forum: General Topics. 02-09-18, 05:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 127
Posted By fougasse1940
cellulose acetate

Two articles about the conservation of plastics in general and specifically cellulose acetate:
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/28/science/plastics-preservation-getty.html#commentsContainer
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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 01-09-18, 07:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 731
Posted By fougasse1940
The badge is made of anodised aluminium, not...

The badge is made of anodised aluminium, not plastic.

Rgds, Thomas
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 31-08-18, 09:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 133
Posted By fougasse1940
Welcome. She was most likely Auxiliary...

Welcome. She was most likely Auxiliary Territorial Service but the chest badge she's wearing is from the unit she was working with, in this case the Royal Army Pay Corps.

Rgds, Thomas
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 30-08-18, 09:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 121
Posted By fougasse1940
Perhaps part of a waist belt clasp? The size and...

Perhaps part of a waist belt clasp? The size and flat lugs suggest it.

Rgds, Thomas
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-08-18, 09:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 202
Posted By fougasse1940
Surely a typo, Peter? This RCEME badge design...

Surely a typo, Peter? This RCEME badge design dates from 1944, but most I've come across are more bronze looking and considerably more refined.

Rgds, Thomas
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 28-08-18, 12:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 185
Posted By fougasse1940
See here:...

See here: https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=30330

Rgds, Thomas
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 27-08-18, 07:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 321
Posted By fougasse1940
I think it, whatever it might be, is meant to be...

I think it, whatever it might be, is meant to be worn rotated 90 degrees counterclockwise.

Rgds, Thomas
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 27-08-18, 07:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 288
Posted By fougasse1940
The tartan is Royal Stewart or some variation of...

The tartan is Royal Stewart or some variation of it. Royal Stewart is or was worn by pipers of various regiments, including RSDG, Scots Guards, Royal Scots, KOSB and Black Watch.

Rgds, Thomas
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 25-08-18, 05:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 246
Posted By fougasse1940
The crown looks Victorian. Perhaps it is older...

The crown looks Victorian. Perhaps it is older than the second World War.

Rgds, Thomas.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 21-08-18, 09:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 216
Posted By fougasse1940
Andy, I can't seem to see an image, the pressence...

Andy, I can't seem to see an image, the pressence of which would greatly contribute to the possible success of your postng.

Rgds, Thomas
Forum: General Topics. 17-08-18, 10:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 150
Posted By fougasse1940
18th Infantry Division consisted of: 53rd...

18th Infantry Division consisted of:
53rd Infantry Brigade
5, 6, 7 Norfolk, 2 Cambridgshire

54th Infantry Brigade
4 Norfolk, 4, 5 Suffolk

55th Infantry Brigade
5 Bedfordshire &...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-08-18, 08:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 147
Posted By fougasse1940
Welcome Chris, this might help:...

Welcome Chris, this might help: https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/faq.php?faq=vb3_reading_posting#faq_vb3_attachments

From your description I'd think you have an officer's Service Dress...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 14-08-18, 09:06 PM
Replies: 14
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Views: 497
Posted By fougasse1940
The only title that comes close is 'Something...

The only title that comes close is 'Something Wholesale', which seems an unlikely candidate, being about his time in the family garment business.
Your suggestion makes more sense, though I can't...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 13-08-18, 09:56 PM
Replies: 14
SBS
Views: 497
Posted By fougasse1940
Mike, do you have aditional info on this title? I...

Mike, do you have aditional info on this title? I can't seem to find anything about it.

Rgds, Thomas
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