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Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges Today, 07:32 PM
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Posted By leigh kitchen
Thanks button.

Thanks button.
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. Today, 05:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 304
Posted By leigh kitchen
Interesting, "existing stocks to be dipped to...

Interesting, "existing stocks to be dipped to match CB 1877" - I wonder how long it would take for the W/M to wear off the "HAC" (well, and the ridges of the flames I suppose).
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. Today, 12:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 304
Posted By leigh kitchen
The only HAC grenade I have in white metal, it...

The only HAC grenade I have in white metal, it appears to have some age to it.
Gaylor stated the W/M version was adopted in 1954, Kipling & King doesn't show the plain W/M version only silver...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges Today, 08:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 137
Posted By leigh kitchen
From "Soldier" magazine, March 1974. I think...

From "Soldier" magazine, March 1974.
I think Post Warden may have posted this photo and info on the forum or in a fairly recent edition of The Formation Sign".
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches Yesterday, 03:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 195
Posted By leigh kitchen
Without having made my way to the album yet I...

Without having made my way to the album yet I have to say - more sounds good.
Forum: General Topics. 21-08-19, 08:53 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,349
Posted By leigh kitchen
I came across this image the other day, it shows...

I came across this image the other day, it shows what looks like the larger of the Queen's Regiment badges being worn by a patrol of 3 Queens in Belize (cover photo of the August 1977 edition of...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 21-08-19, 12:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 202
Posted By leigh kitchen
You're just angling for a laugh.

You're just angling for a laugh.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 21-08-19, 10:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 202
Posted By leigh kitchen
"Badges on Battledress" by Jon Mills, no. 3435,...

"Badges on Battledress" by Jon Mills, no. 3435, the fish shown is described as a "Maheer or game fish" (a Maheer is a form of carp according to Wikipedia)
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 21-08-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 261
Posted By leigh kitchen
The newspaper acts a a cheap and readily...

The newspaper acts a a cheap and readily available in quantity "stiffener" when the fabric's stitched / embroidered.
I have a couple of WWII era German "trade" badges with the remnants of newspaper...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 20-08-19, 06:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 339
Posted By leigh kitchen
Pdf received, interesting stuff, thank you.

Pdf received, interesting stuff, thank you.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 20-08-19, 04:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 339
Posted By leigh kitchen
Thanks button - PM en route.

Thanks button - PM en route.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 20-08-19, 11:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 202
Posted By leigh kitchen
Looks like Boulanger's illustration F402 in terms...

Looks like Boulanger's illustration F402 in terms of appearance and construction (I haven't got "BoB" to hand).
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 20-08-19, 11:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 202
Posted By leigh kitchen
Echo echo echo.......

Echo echo echo.......
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 20-08-19, 11:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 202
Posted By leigh kitchen
Kohat District LoC.

Kohat District LoC.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 19-08-19, 06:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 426
Posted By leigh kitchen
Sorry, no you (and I) have badges that may very...

Sorry, no you (and I) have badges that may very well be unofficial as in badges that were commissioned by someone simply to sell as "SAS badges".
All I can provide in the way of info is that they...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-08-19, 02:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 84
Posted By leigh kitchen
Territorial Army Troops - I'll check the books. ...

Territorial Army Troops - I'll check the books.

A sign for TA units designated Army Troops, introduced in 1952.
("Badges on Battledress" by Jon Mills, no's. 5242 and 5243 and figure 494).
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 19-08-19, 09:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 426
Posted By leigh kitchen
This badge looks like your metal one? My...

This badge looks like your metal one?
My parents picked this badge up for me in the early 1970's, maybe a little earlier than that.
It came from either the Gaunt or Firmin shop in London, I can't...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 18-08-19, 10:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 204
Posted By leigh kitchen
Ah, right.

Ah, right.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 18-08-19, 09:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 204
Posted By leigh kitchen
Is that bugle appropriate for HLI, wouldn't their...

Is that bugle appropriate for HLI, wouldn't their S/T bugle have been the generic little stringed bugle used as collar, S/T and Buglers arm badges?
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 18-08-19, 07:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 211
Posted By leigh kitchen
Having done a book check - "Army Badges and...

Having done a book check - "Army Badges and Insignia Since 1945" by Guido Rosignoli states on page 123 that in 1946 when 2nd Infantry Division (in the Far East) was reformed in Europe it's 4th, 5th...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 17-08-19, 07:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 211
Posted By leigh kitchen
Could the smaller badge be the post WWII 25th...

Could the smaller badge be the post WWII 25th Infantry Brigade version of the old 2nd Infantry Division badge?
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 16-08-19, 12:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 451
Posted By leigh kitchen
Great news.

Great news.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 16-08-19, 08:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 215
Posted By leigh kitchen
Is the patch of "Hunting Stewart" (I checked in...

Is the patch of "Hunting Stewart" (I checked in this album)
https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/album.php?albumid=337

If so, could the orientation of the sett be as worn on the Tam by a...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-08-19, 05:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 215
Posted By leigh kitchen
It looks like it may have had the Royal Regiment...

It looks like it may have had the Royal Regiment of Scotland two part badge fitted?
Also a different badge with w/e lugs?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-08-19, 07:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 154
Posted By leigh kitchen
I'm not sure if it's a beret badge but I don't...

I'm not sure if it's a beret badge but I don't have books to hand.
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