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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-09-18, 07:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 226
Posted By atillathenunns
Looks like WW1 to early WW2 to me.

Looks like WW1 to early WW2 to me.
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 01-08-18, 05:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 283
Posted By atillathenunns
Hi Graham, If you post your Great uncles...

Hi Graham,

If you post your Great uncles service records we may be able to help with a better understanding as to his movements and unit transfers.
For example, in March 1916 the title of the...
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 31-07-18, 08:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 283
Posted By atillathenunns
Hi Graham, Your Great-uncle would have worn...

Hi Graham,

Your Great-uncle would have worn the standard crossed machine gun badge of the MGC.
At the time of his death the Tank Corps was known as the “Heavy Branch Machine Gun Corps.”

Brent
Forum: New Zealand Badges 16-06-18, 04:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 344
Posted By atillathenunns
Hi Phil, Distinguishing colours for the 1st...

Hi Phil,
Distinguishing colours for the 1st NZEF New Zealand Machine Gun Corps are as follows.—
No.1 Company —yellow on black
No.2 Company —grey on black
No.3 Company —green on black
No.4...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 12-06-18, 08:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 192
Posted By atillathenunns
I have one in my collection and indeed it is from...

I have one in my collection and indeed it is from the 1947-55 period.
Forum: New Zealand Badges 27-05-18, 08:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 810
Posted By atillathenunns
There is evidence that some small NZ tailoring...

There is evidence that some small NZ tailoring businesses imported their own button making machines into NZ in the 1880s, so if you take into account that the Hallenstein Brothers were the largest...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 19-05-18, 02:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 810
Posted By atillathenunns
I personally have not seen any NZ Artillery...

I personally have not seen any NZ Artillery wearing double breasted tunics.
The following tunic is typical of those commonly worn by NZ Volunteer artillery 1895 - 1910. The buttons are brass kings...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 19-05-18, 02:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 810
Posted By atillathenunns
Manufacture of buttons in New Zealand can be...

Manufacture of buttons in New Zealand can be dated back to the early 1880s.
...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 18-05-18, 08:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 810
Posted By atillathenunns
New Zealand Naval Artillery Volunteer Officer. ...

New Zealand Naval Artillery Volunteer Officer.

https://s9.postimg.cc/4yklrb1cf/New_Zealand_Artillery_Volunteers.jpg

https://s9.postimg.cc/d47pmbo4f/New_Zealand_Artillery_Volunteers_button.jpg
...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 18-05-18, 07:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 810
Posted By atillathenunns
I have posted this NZ Naval Artillery Volunteers...

I have posted this NZ Naval Artillery Volunteers button before, but as it is not pictured in the badge books it is worth posting again.

https://s9.postimg.cc/rec815vpr/NAV_Button.jpg

The...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 17-05-18, 09:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 810
Posted By atillathenunns
Unfortunately the New Zealand Volunteer button...

Unfortunately the New Zealand Volunteer button book is a bit out of date.
Based on uniforms I have seen, I'm speculating that both brass and white metal gun buttons were worn in New Zealand from the...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 12-05-18, 07:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,408
Posted By atillathenunns
Some Corps badges with some gaps still to be...

Some Corps badges with some gaps still to be filled :)

https://s7.postimg.cc/86rm8hczf/Collection.jpg
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 30-04-18, 09:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,273
Posted By atillathenunns
Rob there is no definite proof as to where the...

Rob there is no definite proof as to where the 2nd Pattern cap badges were made or how many, but it is believed by myself and a few others that the majority were made in Egypt, the die cast LRDG...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 27-04-18, 08:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,273
Posted By atillathenunns
The LRDG had "run out of desert" by mid 1943 and...

The LRDG had "run out of desert" by mid 1943 and moved to Lebanon, they didn't disband until 1945, so not all LRDG badges were made in Egypt.

Original LRDG hat badges were either cast, die stamped...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 14-04-18, 03:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 520
Posted By atillathenunns
I concur with Wayne that the triple ferns and the...

I concur with Wayne that the triple ferns and the 4 to 10 collar badges are post-war made for the collectors/museum market. The jeweller who made them had a shop in Petone after WW1.
The earliest...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 04-04-18, 07:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,674
Posted By atillathenunns
Nice addition :)

Nice addition :)
Forum: New Zealand Badges 19-03-18, 05:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,068
Posted By atillathenunns
Hi Lettman, The following is from my...

Hi Lettman,
The following is from my collection. The last picture is a copy of the original NZEF Order No 495, 31 January 1918.

https://s10.postimg.org/hfmbnabgp/NZCC.jpg
...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 26-02-18, 04:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 508
Posted By atillathenunns
Nice :)

Nice :)
Forum: New Zealand Badges 26-02-18, 04:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 541
Posted By atillathenunns
Registered Design number 876 - This design...

Registered Design number 876 -
This design number was registered by William Henry Haase (Dental assistant) of 123 Willis St, Wellington on the 7th August 1916.
Forum: New Zealand Badges 19-02-18, 06:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,674
Posted By atillathenunns
IMO it is a transitional badge that was most...

IMO it is a transitional badge that was most likely made in 1910.
As such it would fit in as a 4th Battalion Otago Rifle "Volunteers" badge, or you could display it as a "Territorial" badge of the...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 16-02-18, 05:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,674
Posted By atillathenunns
Dave this is just a taste of your fine...

Dave this is just a taste of your fine "collection"
I look forward to see more, especially your recent tank badge purchase as it is truly a unique badge.
Forum: New Zealand Badges 01-02-18, 06:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,943
Posted By atillathenunns
Hard to say with NZ officer pattern busby badges...

Hard to say with NZ officer pattern busby badges as not a lot of information available. I have a few period photos but none are clear enough to see the badge details.

The following photos are of a...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 21-01-18, 07:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,943
Posted By atillathenunns
New Zealand Permanent Artillery Sergeants/Officers Forage Cap

New Zealand Permanent Artillery Sergeants/Officers Forage Cap (circa 1889 to 1902)

The following blue cloth forage cap has been in my collection for a long time, initially I had no idea what it...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 20-01-18, 10:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,943
Posted By atillathenunns
The following badges are also from the famed...

The following badges are also from the famed Laurie Osborne collection, the top one now resides in Tepapa museum.
They are both from a D. Battery, N.Z. Reg. A.V. Artillery Volunteers trophy belt,...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 20-01-18, 10:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,943
Posted By atillathenunns
James is your buckle centre brass or white metal?...

James is your buckle centre brass or white metal?
Your buckle centre is the cut out version, which I am leaning to be senior NCO/Officers issue.
Regardless it is not as common as the solid version...
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