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Forum: Photographs of South African Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia Yesterday, 07:40 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By Tinto
Great picture. Thanks for sharing it. Cheers,...

Great picture. Thanks for sharing it.
Cheers, John
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 20-07-21, 07:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 335
Posted By Tinto
Hi, The Mauritius Volunteers has a similar scroll...

Hi, The Mauritius Volunteers has a similar scroll configuration but has a King's Crown.
Cheers, John
Forum: General Topics. 16-07-21, 08:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 239
Posted By Tinto
Here is a link discussing similar badge: ...

Here is a link discussing similar badge:
https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=19664&highlight=Machine+Tinto
Forum: Other Militaria 16-07-21, 08:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 343
Posted By Tinto
Very interesting, Neil. Thanks for showing. ...

Very interesting, Neil. Thanks for showing.
Where are such implements to be found today?
Cheers, John
Forum: New Zealand Badges 15-07-21, 09:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 259
Posted By Tinto
Here is a better picture of the badge (with so...

Here is a better picture of the badge (with so called oak leaves) mentioned in previous post, wrongly attributed to the British Section by Corbett in his book.
Cheers, John
Forum: New Zealand Badges 15-07-21, 05:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 259
Posted By Tinto
Hi, Your badge is WW2 period. However, some...

Hi,
Your badge is WW2 period.
However, some "ONWARD" badges were with sliders in WW1 period as shown in this example.
John

PS Here is a link to a slidered "ONWARD" badge of WW1 vintage:...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-07-21, 05:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 217
Posted By Tinto
Hi Steven, Thanks for the confirmation. ...

Hi Steven,
Thanks for the confirmation.
Cheers, John
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-07-21, 08:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 217
Posted By Tinto
Found this online, a DSC title for Devonshire...

Found this online, a DSC title for Devonshire Special Constabulary.
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Devonshire-Special-Constabulary-Shoulder-Titles-Obsolete-/284017027414
Could the NSC title be for an N...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-07-21, 07:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 217
Posted By Tinto
Other suggestions Staff Corps, Signal Corps?

Other suggestions Staff Corps, Signal Corps?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-07-21, 06:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 217
Posted By Tinto
Hi Steven, Good suggestion. I was also...

Hi Steven,
Good suggestion.
I was also thinking Nova Scotia Cadets and similar.
Cheers, John
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-07-21, 09:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 217
Posted By Tinto
NSC shoulder title

Hi All,
Does anybody recognize this NSC shoulder title?
Could it be for Special Constabulary?
Thanks, John
Forum: Indian Badges 08-07-21, 04:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 209
Posted By Tinto
Hi Sunil, Thanks for your comments. I do like...

Hi Sunil,
Thanks for your comments. I do like the Fishes of Oudh.
I've not forgotten your interest in the Kudu badge.
Regards, John
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-07-21, 04:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 154
Posted By Tinto
Hello Mike, Thanks, that's a possibility. John

Hello Mike,
Thanks, that's a possibility.
John
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-07-21, 08:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 154
Posted By Tinto
Brass Knapsac Bugle Horn

Hello All,
Here is another unknown solid brass badge, 55x45mm approx. Possibly military.
Thanks, John
Forum: Indian Badges 07-07-21, 06:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 209
Posted By Tinto
Hi Sunil, Thanks for the information. Do you...

Hi Sunil,
Thanks for the information. Do you know the maker?
Regards, John
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-07-21, 11:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 154
Posted By Tinto
Thank you Leigh, I found this link that...

Thank you Leigh,
I found this link that confirms:
https://www.relicmilitaria.com/product/canada-11th-hussars-cap-badge/
Cheers, John
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-07-21, 10:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 154
Posted By Tinto
STEADY badge

Hello All,
This badge has been a puzzle, measures 36x32mm approx. Possibly Canadian?
Thanks, John
Forum: Indian Badges 06-07-21, 10:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 209
Posted By Tinto
1st Brahmans

Hi All,
Can anyone date this collar badge?
Thanks, John
Forum: New Zealand Badges 04-07-21, 09:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 259
Posted By Tinto
Hello Bess again, Here are some ONWARD badges...

Hello Bess again,
Here are some ONWARD badges for comparison. The two on the left are WW1 vintage, the two on the right are WW2.
John
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 04-07-21, 07:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 617
Posted By Tinto
Thanks for your comments, Toby and Frank. Also...

Thanks for your comments, Toby and Frank.
Also for your explanations of the Brunswick Star badges, Simon.
Regards, John
Forum: New Zealand Badges 04-07-21, 07:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 259
Posted By Tinto
Hello Bess, I would say this is a WW2 issue but...

Hello Bess,
I would say this is a WW2 issue but others may correct me. The slider is fairly short and "heavy" unlike other sliders I have seen for this badge.
Cheers, John
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 02-07-21, 04:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 617
Posted By Tinto
Hi Luke, and Simon, Thanks for the thumbs up. ...

Hi Luke, and Simon,
Thanks for the thumbs up.
Cheers, John
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 01-07-21, 09:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 617
Posted By Tinto
Manchester white metal badge

Hi All,
Comments welcome on this all white metal badge.
Possibly not military.
Thanks,
John
Forum: Army 28-06-21, 09:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 161
Posted By Tinto
Hi Brian, Very nice items. Thanks for showing...

Hi Brian,
Very nice items. Thanks for showing them.
John
Forum: New Zealand Badges 22-06-21, 11:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 488
Posted By Tinto
Thanks for the news, albeit sad news. Laurie...

Thanks for the news, albeit sad news.
Laurie always drove a hard bargain, He would offer one badge of his for two of yours.
We will miss him on the badge collecting scene.
John
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