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Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 30-06-22, 02:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 167
Posted By Home Guard
Again, not the expert, but the black backing in...

Again, not the expert, but the black backing in looking at the obverse it seems a little rough compared to blazer badges and I have and have seen. Is it small enough that it might be a cap or beret...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 30-06-22, 02:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 101
Posted By Home Guard
Not the expert, but it looks like a blazer patch...

Not the expert, but it looks like a blazer patch to me, if it's big enough to serve that purpose. I will say that it is a very nice patch, and the patina is awesome!

Terry
Forum: General Topics. 29-06-22, 04:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 219
Posted By Home Guard
Gentlemen, Thank you all for he great...

Gentlemen, Thank you all for he great information. Have learned a lot.

Jerry, yes I do know, from your info that there are three and have saved the pictures you sent me of them. A couple of them...
Forum: General Topics. 28-06-22, 11:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 219
Posted By Home Guard
Very interesting stories gentleman. After I...

Very interesting stories gentleman. After I retired and worked part time driving cars for an auto auction, if you were involved in any kind of accident you had to go get drug tested due to insurance....
Forum: General Topics. 28-06-22, 07:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 219
Posted By Home Guard
Compulsory Drugs Testing Team TRF

I have been trying to determine just who would wear this TRF, and have found nothing except when and how drug testing is done. My reason for asking is because I have one of them but am not sure which...
Forum: Army 26-06-22, 04:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,072
Posted By Home Guard
OK, that was only a guess on my part. The other...

OK, that was only a guess on my part. The other thing I noticed is that the letters seem be rather crudely done compared to the rest of the badge. In fact the "S:" almost looks as if it was done as...
Forum: Army 25-06-22, 10:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,072
Posted By Home Guard
Thanks Alex! Could it be am ambulance unit maybe?...

Thanks Alex! Could it be am ambulance unit maybe?

Terry

PS - If so, it should be sent to me immediately so as not to contaminate some other person's collection!!!:D

Terry
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 25-06-22, 03:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 152
Posted By Home Guard
Rats! Marc, you beat me to it! Oh well, win some...

Rats! Marc, you beat me to it! Oh well, win some and lose some...but in the end it's still a happy day!

Terry
Forum: New Zealand Badges 24-06-22, 03:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 112
Posted By Home Guard
Andy if this is of any help, here are my NZ...

Andy if this is of any help, here are my NZ Medical/Nursing badges.

https://hosting.photobucket.com/images/hh235/terry37photos/DSCF3932.JPG?width=960&height=720&fit=bounds...
Forum: Other Corps 24-06-22, 03:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 117
Posted By Home Guard
Andy, Just my preference, but think both have a...

Andy, Just my preference, but think both have a lovely patina just as they are, and would not do anything to them.

Terry
Forum: General Topics. 23-06-22, 09:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 149
Posted By Home Guard
Latest Batch Shipment

Latest Batch Shipment has arrived. I will be adding pictures to my collection album to allow better images of the items. I am also happy to add individual phots of anything anyone might like to see....
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 23-06-22, 02:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 724
Posted By Home Guard
Mike, That is one awesome site you gave the link...

Mike, That is one awesome site you gave the link to. After today's Jan 6th Hearings I will have to really pour through it. Just a quick glance has already helped me better understand some of the...
Forum: Photographs of Australian Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 21-06-22, 10:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 66
Posted By Home Guard
Total class!!! Looks like Gordon tartan? ...

Total class!!! Looks like Gordon tartan?

Terry
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 21-06-22, 08:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 226
Posted By Home Guard
I think he cut short his description. He meant to...

I think he cut short his description. He meant to say - "Original Fake Fantasy" I'm sure! OK, maybe not!!! :D

Terry
Forum: General Topics. 21-06-22, 03:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 317
Posted By Home Guard
Just a comment about the postage on that fake...

Just a comment about the postage on that fake title from the US. That is both a disgrace and an embarrassment to me. I have mailed many a cloth patches like that over seas for the minimum cost of a...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 21-06-22, 03:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 196
Posted By Home Guard
My understanding is that the Scots Guards...

My understanding is that the Scots Guards officers wear a piece of Royal Stewart tartan behind their badge. The OR I believe wear the blue-red-blue ribbon. The officers badges is also a larger...
Forum: Army 21-06-22, 03:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,072
Posted By Home Guard
My observations sees the badge in the shape of a...

My observations sees the badge in the shape of a car radiator, so I would say very likely related to something automobile - club or maker or????

Interesting that the backing reminds me of the RAMC...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 21-06-22, 05:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 102
Posted By Home Guard
Great thread and very helpful as I too get them...

Great thread and very helpful as I too get them confused!

Terry
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-06-22, 09:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 162
Posted By Home Guard
During the Napoleonic Wars and for some time...

During the Napoleonic Wars and for some time after the red and white plume indicated a center or line company in a battalion. The grenadier company wore and all white plume and the light company an...
Forum: General Topics. 19-06-22, 02:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 152
Posted By Home Guard
Impressive work! I am not able to help, but find...

Impressive work! I am not able to help, but find it a valuable piece of information.

Terry
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 17-06-22, 07:37 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,854
Posted By Home Guard
Thanks Mike! Terry

Thanks Mike!

Terry
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 17-06-22, 03:24 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,854
Posted By Home Guard
Mike, that Cubs badge is pretty cool! A...

Mike, that Cubs badge is pretty cool!

A question for you - what tells you the Hucknall title is a scout badge? Just curious as you never know what might come in useful in this hobby.

Thanks,
...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 12-06-22, 04:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 848
Posted By Home Guard
Thanks Toby. Will be interesting to see what you...

Thanks Toby. Will be interesting to see what you might find.

Terry
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 12-06-22, 04:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 483
Posted By Home Guard
Very nice, focused collection indeed. What...

Very nice, focused collection indeed.

What is the little red stripe under the Beach TRF that the MP is wearing? I know the HG wore one for having completed training under new revised methods and...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 10-06-22, 07:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 483
Posted By Home Guard
Nemo, Of course you've hit an alarm button for me...

Nemo, Of course you've hit an alarm button for me - the RAMC element. I would guess it would be some sort of aid station? Wonder if they had any special badges???

Just saw your post Mikel so looks...
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