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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 17-09-18, 10:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 249
Posted By Tinto
I agree, a nice badge. Here's the original Imp...

I agree, a nice badge.
Here's the original Imp in Lincoln Cathedral.
Tinto
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 12-09-18, 07:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 105
Posted By Tinto
Hi Leigh, I had thought it might be a boss...

Hi Leigh,
I had thought it might be a boss badge but it is slightly larger than the one I have and much thicker.
Cheers, Tinto
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 12-09-18, 04:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 105
Posted By Tinto
10th Gurkhas

Hi Gurkha Buffs,

I have these badges for your comment please.

The large cast WM badge on the left is the WW2 version and the medium sized badge on the right is the later version KK2086. I am...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-09-18, 07:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 118
Posted By Tinto
Thanks very much, Simon. I should revise Cavalry...

Thanks very much, Simon. I should revise Cavalry badges more often.
Cheers, Tinto
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-09-18, 05:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 118
Posted By Tinto
Unknown couple

Hi Forum members,

I'm sure these badges have been discussed before but I cannot find the posts.

Can anyone identify them please?

Thanks, Tinto
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-08-18, 04:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 211
Posted By Tinto
Thank you, Steven, for the quick identification. ...

Thank you, Steven, for the quick identification.
Regards,
John
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-08-18, 01:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 211
Posted By Tinto
Ordnance badge?

Hi all,

Can anyone identify and comment on this badge please.

Thanks, Tinto
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 28-08-18, 04:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 626
Posted By Tinto
Hello Dean, Congratulations on your...

Hello Dean,

Congratulations on your marvelous website. I'm very impressed with your attention to detail.


Regards, Tinto
Forum: Military Buttons 28-08-18, 04:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 99
Posted By Tinto
Hi Relic Hunter, You are correct in...

Hi Relic Hunter,

You are correct in identifying the 3rd Regiment of Foot. I don't think this regiment served in the New Zealand Land Wars but could be wrong.

The second button is a Victorian...
Forum: Other Military Topics 24-08-18, 04:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 105
Posted By Tinto
Thanks for the links, Jo. More interesting...

Thanks for the links, Jo.
More interesting notes and pictures under the links of the men's names.
Cheers, Tinto
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 21-08-18, 06:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 164
Posted By Tinto
If it's a shoulder title 1ORV that's 1st Otago...

If it's a shoulder title 1ORV that's 1st Otago Rifle Volunteers, an early New Zealand unit.
Forum: Army 19-08-18, 08:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 167
Posted By Tinto
Pictures added

Pictures added
Forum: Army 19-08-18, 06:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 167
Posted By Tinto
Hi Brian, Your post has prompted me to check my...

Hi Brian,
Your post has prompted me to check my South African badges.
I have a small sized SAHA badge, bronze finish, approx. 30x30 mm, lugged.
Not the usual sweetheart type.
Cheers, Tinto
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 11-08-18, 09:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 153
Posted By Tinto
Hi RSM, Your badge could well be an officer's...

Hi RSM,
Your badge could well be an officer's badge.
I have one the same size and similar solid construction but with 2 lugs E-W.
Cheers, Tinto
Forum: Other Military Topics 11-08-18, 03:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 117
Posted By Tinto
Thanks for the link, BWEF. Cheers, Tinto

Thanks for the link, BWEF.
Cheers, Tinto
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 11-08-18, 04:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 187
Posted By Tinto
Hi Luke, I can't help you regarding the...

Hi Luke,
I can't help you regarding the Collingwood badge rubbing but Huw/Hugh Thomas was an advanced badge collector who lived in Swansea and corresponded with my father in 1950-60s.
Cheers, Tinto
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 02-08-18, 06:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 201
Posted By Tinto
Thanks, James, That's good to know. Cheers,...

Thanks, James,
That's good to know.
Cheers, Tinto
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 01-08-18, 11:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 201
Posted By Tinto
National Motor Volunteers

Hello all,
Here is recently acquired badge for your interest.
It is bimetal as described in KK1694 and has both the JRGAUNT/LONDON tablet and a stamped Rd.No.648797.
As this is the first Gaunt...
Forum: General Topics. 23-07-18, 12:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 114
Posted By Tinto
Hi, Here is mine for comparison. Note some...

Hi,
Here is mine for comparison. Note some differences but that is not to say yours is not original.
Others may comment.
Cheers, Tinto
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 23-07-18, 12:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 544
Posted By Tinto
Thanks for the link, Luke. Some great pictures...

Thanks for the link, Luke. Some great pictures there.
Here is a link to another Chinese Labour Corps badge:

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=53690&highlight=Tinto+Chinese...
Forum: General Topics. 29-06-18, 04:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 190
Posted By Tinto
Hi Stephen, Possibly for Clan Eliott although...

Hi Stephen,
Possibly for Clan Eliott although your badge is different from usual pattern.
Cheers, Tinto
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 26-06-18, 04:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 722
Posted By Tinto
Great collection, Jeff, Thanks for sharing. ...

Great collection, Jeff,
Thanks for sharing.
Cheers, Tinto
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 25-06-18, 08:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 273
Posted By Tinto
Hi, I would think the soldier is wearing the...

Hi,
I would think the soldier is wearing the Queen's South Africa Medal and the King's South Africa Medal, both with bars. Hence he would have served in the South African Boer War 1899-1902....
Forum: General Topics. 21-06-18, 08:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 264
Posted By Tinto
Hello, I think this signature is of Sir John...

Hello,

I think this signature is of Sir John George Smyth, V.C., M.C., M.P. He wrote the autobiography, "The Only Enemy" (a good read) and was for many years head of the Victoria Cross...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 18-06-18, 05:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 129
Posted By Tinto
Hi Phil, I have a spare NZE title. Let me...

Hi Phil,
I have a spare NZE title.
Let me have your address.
Regards,
John (Tinto)
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