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Forum: Infantry 26-02-21, 05:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 547
Posted By GregN
Lovely set, very jealous! Greg

Lovely set, very jealous!

Greg
Forum: Infantry 28-01-21, 10:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 782
Posted By GregN
Interesting, I have an Queen's crown officers...

Interesting, I have an Queen's crown officers Royal Winnipeg Rifles badge where the battles honours are highlighted in red, it's a first for me.

Greg
Forum: Infantry 24-12-20, 07:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 658
Posted By GregN
Very nice badges Paul, thanks for showing them. ...

Very nice badges Paul, thanks for showing them. I have seen an officers badge with the silver overlay but I couldn't reconcile the price and decided to pass on it. PM me if you want the name of the...
Forum: General Topics. 13-12-20, 11:24 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 35,871
Posted By GregN
My Holy Grail is still an officers' 14th Canadian...

My Holy Grail is still an officers' 14th Canadian Light Horse. I've been looking for years, always outbid by the rich collectors even though I've really pushed my comfort level. I'm almost resigned...
Forum: Infantry 28-08-20, 01:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,187
Posted By GregN
RODEN is also a known maker. Officers badges may...

RODEN is also a known maker. Officers badges may have been also made by Ludlow.

G
Forum: Infantry 28-08-20, 03:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,187
Posted By GregN
I think both are Scully made badges, made in...

I think both are Scully made badges, made in Montreal. As far as I know, this regiment has white metal ORs badges, silver-plate for the pipe band and gilt or gold plated for the officers.
...
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 23-08-20, 11:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 521
Posted By GregN
Thanks Dan. Well I feel like a noob as I didn't...

Thanks Dan. Well I feel like a noob as I didn't check eBay! Interesting that there's a version that's a sew-on as well!. Looks like it's only rare in British Columbia Canada!

Greg
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 22-08-20, 10:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 521
Posted By GregN
Chinese Labour Company or Canadian Labour Corps

Hi all, I picked up a pair of Chinese Labour Battalion badges. Cross calls the badge the Canadian Labour Company. Brooker calls it the Chinese Labour Corps. There is some discussion of the various...
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 13-08-20, 03:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 681
Posted By GregN
Welcome Robert!

Welcome Robert!
Forum: Off topic 12-08-20, 02:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,088
Posted By GregN
Been there, I've had content pulled directly out...

Been there, I've had content pulled directly out of my albums and placed right onto a dealers listing. It sucks and as a result I no longer feel the need to share my knowledge.

Greg
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 12-07-20, 12:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 340
Posted By GregN
Hi Mark, looks like its made of nickel or monel,...

Hi Mark, looks like its made of nickel or monel, both which are magnetic.

Greg
Forum: General Topics 08-06-20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 447
Posted By GregN
UNMO - PREVLAKA Pocket Badge

Hi all, I was going through a bag of unsorted stuff today and found this UN pocket badge. I was thinking of passing it on as I only collect Canadian missions. I did a quick search and found that...
Forum: Cavalry and Armoured Units 11-05-20, 09:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 783
Posted By GregN
Here's my example. Note that mine has reversed...

Here's my example. Note that mine has reversed colours, silver annulus while the official badge is in gilt with a silver banner. Mine has a pin while yours has lugs. Yours is made by BIRKS while...
Forum: General Topics 19-04-20, 09:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 428
Posted By GregN
Maybe not a badge Billy, many of these has a...

Maybe not a badge Billy, many of these has a match box holder attached to the.

Greg
Forum: General Topics 05-04-20, 12:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 650
Posted By GregN
No Idea Bill, I have a book of them and they...

No Idea Bill, I have a book of them and they typically go for 3-5 dollars each. Maybe they are regimentally procured examples rather than the gov't issued examples. Maybe someone else will chime in...
Forum: Infantry 14-03-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 517
Posted By GregN
Hi Michel, in my opinion I do not think the...

Hi Michel, in my opinion I do not think the number is a Canadian one.

Greg
Forum: Cavalry and Armoured Units 11-12-19, 04:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 614
Posted By GregN
Updating my post on the post-war King's and...

Updating my post on the post-war King's and Queen's Calgary Regiment officers badges. A few months after this post I was able to acquire a post-war King's crown version which is clearly marked by...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 23-08-19, 05:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 167
Posted By GregN
Infantry Martingale or Horses Breastplate Badge

Hi all, I had shared this on the Face Book page and thought I'd share it here as well. It appears to be a mounted horse breastplate badge or Martingale for infantry. As it's generic, it can be for...
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 29-07-19, 10:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 694
Posted By GregN
https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/album.php...

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/album.php?albumid=2695&pictureid=155828

This example on display at the Chilliwack Military Museum.
Forum: Cavalry and Armoured Units 02-06-19, 05:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 614
Posted By GregN
Variant King's Own Calgary Regiment Officers' Badge

Hi all, I picked up a nice variation on the officers' King's Own Calgary Regiment (Calgary Tanks) badge. The badge on the right is the common variant. On the left is what I believe is an earlier...
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 22-05-19, 03:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,201
Posted By GregN
Here's a bit more information and my example. ...

Here's a bit more information and my example. There are now repros of this badge.

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/album.php?albumid=644&pictureid=25902

Greg
Forum: Infantry 22-05-19, 03:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,781
Posted By GregN
Here is front and back on my CEF GG badge. ...

Here is front and back on my CEF GG badge.

Greg
Forum: Infantry 22-05-19, 03:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,781
Posted By GregN
Hi there, still have them but really looking for...

Hi there, still have them but really looking for trades now. PM me and we can chat.

Greg
Forum: Infantry 15-05-19, 01:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 263
Posted By GregN
Wow, I've never seen one like this before! Nice...

Wow, I've never seen one like this before! Nice score!

Greg
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 28-04-19, 05:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,391
Posted By GregN
It's been some time since I posted in the Forum...

It's been some time since I posted in the Forum so here's a start to more activity. Attached are two Chaplin Service badges, the full dress and OSD versions. The Full Dress is slightly different...
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