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Forum: General Topics. Today, 07:08 PM
Replies: 29
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Posted By leigh kitchen
I have only seen illustrations of the gilt and...

I have only seen illustrations of the gilt and enamel badge in auction catalogue gues. I'll check, see if I have one of the catalogues.

A previous thread on Tues PW badges, presumably the one you...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges Today, 07:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 100
Posted By leigh kitchen
Argyll's mate - hard as nails, didn't use lugs on...

Argyll's mate - hard as nails, didn't use lugs on badges, nailed 'em on.
Forum: General Topics. Today, 06:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 597
Posted By leigh kitchen
' Fraid not (having inspected a European prison...

' Fraid not (having inspected a European prison where prisoners manned a workshop making locks and keys some years ago I suppose I shouldn't be surprised at badges being run off).

The type of...
Forum: General Topics. Today, 06:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 597
Posted By leigh kitchen
I'm thinking more Holland than enemy territory. ...

I'm thinking more Holland than enemy territory.
So I've probably got that wrong (I was thinking of some photos and postcards I have from a man who was PW Germany then Holland).
I don't know though,...
Forum: General Topics. Today, 06:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 597
Posted By leigh kitchen
Made by local commercial outlets?

Made by local commercial outlets?
Forum: General Topics. Today, 05:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 597
Posted By leigh kitchen
I've never seen one, other than in wear in period...

I've never seen one, other than in wear in period photos.
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches Today, 04:09 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By leigh kitchen
Strange, from what I remember the jacket looked...

Strange, from what I remember the jacket looked genuine enough in terms of the buttons etc but there's always the possibility I misidentified the buttons.
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches Today, 03:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 37
Posted By leigh kitchen
Bullion Kings Crown with Royal Blue Cushions.

I was given this badge about 30 years ago.
Unfortunately the person who gave it to me had removed it from the right lower sleeve of a shell jacket in order to replace it with sergeants chevrons and...
Forum: General Topics. Today, 10:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 597
Posted By leigh kitchen
Nice.

Nice.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Today, 04:50 AM
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Views: 102
Posted By leigh kitchen
It's the helmet plate of the Royal Marines...

It's the helmet plate of the Royal Marines bearing the current queen's crown (the RMLI amalgamated with the Royal Marine Artillery in 1923).
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges Today, 04:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 466
Posted By leigh kitchen
Yes, I was under the impression that the maroon...

Yes, I was under the impression that the maroon badge backing was worn, however the person who originally queried whether it was worn by 4th Bn is interpreting the references that have been quoted as...
Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 05:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 145
Posted By leigh kitchen
Yes, I would.

Yes, I would.
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges Yesterday, 03:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 466
Posted By leigh kitchen
I'm reading the references to "Badges and...

I'm reading the references to "Badges and "Embellishments' and "Cap Badges.....1939-45" as indicating that the patch was worn?
Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 01:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 145
Posted By leigh kitchen
I'd leave be, it's always going to be damaged /...

I'd leave be, it's always going to be damaged / repaired so I don't see much point in going any further in making it look more like it was before it was damaged, it looks like it will be displayable....
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Yesterday, 10:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 257
Posted By leigh kitchen
It had occurred to me that there might be a link...

It had occurred to me that there might be a link between the General's alleged preference for male companionship and the term "stag" being used then as now to describe all - male social gatherings....
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges Yesterday, 05:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 466
Posted By leigh kitchen
Thanks, It's Neil1689's comment about not needing...

Thanks, It's Neil1689's comment about not needing to buy the maroon backing for his 4th Bns badge that confused me.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 06-07-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 257
Posted By leigh kitchen
Not sure - I've forgotten the words.

Not sure - I've forgotten the words.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 06-07-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 257
Posted By leigh kitchen
Another boom boom

Another boom boom
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 06-07-20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 411
Posted By leigh kitchen
Is it corroded? Just looks "dirty" to...

Is it corroded? Just looks "dirty" to me.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 06-07-20, 04:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 257
Posted By leigh kitchen
Boom boom boom "Cabosh"

Boom boom boom "Cabosh"
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 06-07-20, 01:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 257
Posted By leigh kitchen
The regimental museum sells a sweetheart, calling...

The regimental museum sells a sweetheart, calling it a "Hector".
Anything to do with General Hector MacDonald?
Forum: Other Militaria 06-07-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 81
Posted By leigh kitchen
Possibly The Royal Lincolnshire Regiment.

Possibly The Royal Lincolnshire Regiment.
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 05-07-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 215
Posted By leigh kitchen
Thank goodness you realised in time before you...

Thank goodness you realised in time before you whacked a mine with that shovel

https://giphy.com/gifs/naked-gun-the-frank-drebin-poZnXsKLvTVGo
Forum: Military Buttons 05-07-20, 03:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 149
Posted By leigh kitchen
I do buy them, a lot from dealers, rule abiding...

I do buy them, a lot from dealers, rule abiding ones who sell via this forum and rule abiding ones who sell their wares elsewhere having asked questions re. those wares on this forum.
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 05-07-20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 69
Posted By leigh kitchen
Royal Fusiliers, King Edward VII - King George VI...

Royal Fusiliers, King Edward VII - King George VI period.
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