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Forum: Formation Signs and Patches Today, 03:04 PM
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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: 18
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Posted By leigh kitchen
Nice.

Nice.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Today, 04:50 AM
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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: 21
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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
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Posted By leigh kitchen
Yes, I would.

Yes, I would.
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges Yesterday, 03:17 PM
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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
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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: 16
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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: 21
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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: 16
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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: 16
Views: 243
Posted By leigh kitchen
Another boom boom

Another boom boom
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 06-07-20, 04:37 PM
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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: 16
Views: 243
Posted By leigh kitchen
Boom boom boom "Cabosh"

Boom boom boom "Cabosh"
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 06-07-20, 01:37 PM
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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
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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
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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: 68
Posted By leigh kitchen
Royal Fusiliers, King Edward VII - King George VI...

Royal Fusiliers, King Edward VII - King George VI period.
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 04-07-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 437
Posted By leigh kitchen
Straighten me out on this please - it's definite...

Straighten me out on this please - it's definite that 4 Wilts didn't wear a maroon badge backing?
Forum: Military Buttons 04-07-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 185
Posted By leigh kitchen
Ain't it so often the way.......

Ain't it so often the way.......
Forum: Headdress 04-07-20, 01:16 PM
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Posted By leigh kitchen
In the copy I have it's just mentioned in general...

In the copy I have it's just mentioned in general that the various designs of collar badges come with different sizes and shapes of tigers, paw up, paw down, voiding varying depending on...
Forum: Military Buttons 04-07-20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 149
Posted By leigh kitchen
And remember this? Oh well....... ...

And remember this?
Oh well.......

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/WW1-ID-Wrist-Tag-P-Neild-or-PD-Neil-Royal-Engineers/274411773093?hash=item3fe4375ca5:g:6xEAAOSw-m1e6Lx7
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 04-07-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 120
Posted By leigh kitchen
Books just seem to mysteriously increase in...

Books just seem to mysteriously increase in number, I'm awaiting delivery of another eight 6'6" tall "Billy" bookcases and a "Gnedby" after a 4 or 5 day struggle with IKEA (great staff, evil web site...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 04-07-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 478
Posted By leigh kitchen
I don't do "Twitter" but I came across this...

I don't do "Twitter" but I came across this mention of a RAC officer's bullion on a Twitter account (while web surfing Indonesian badges), a post from April 2020:

@sps4d
Apr 15
Replying to ...
Forum: Headdress 04-07-20, 08:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 176
Posted By leigh kitchen
I've just checked - no name on the sweatband...

I've just checked - no name on the sweatband unfortunately.
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