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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Today, 03:31 PM
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Posted By bill badger
My thanks to Fusilier 27 and Grey green acorn for...

My thanks to Fusilier 27 and Grey green acorn for identifying this. It is the Durham & North Riding County Division - a coastal defence formation formed in 1941.
Forum: Indian Badges Today, 03:26 PM
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Posted By bill badger
A big thank you to Fusilier 27 and Grey green...

A big thank you to Fusilier 27 and Grey green acorn for your detailed help. With this knowledge I looked up the sign and noticed that the background colour should represent a green field. My version...
Forum: Indian Badges Yesterday, 01:06 PM
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Posted By bill badger
Indian formation sign?

Good afternoon,

Does anyone know if this cloth badge might be an Indian division? With heavy yellow stitching to the reverse I thought it might have links to India but I am far from certain.
...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 01:00 PM
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Views: 98
Posted By bill badger
Indian formation sign?

Hi everyone,

I am attaching a photo of a formation sign which I thought might be an Indian division. I am not sure though having searched through the reference books without success. It is a...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-06-22, 04:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,281
Posted By bill badger
Hello Alain, Thank you very much for your...

Hello Alain,

Thank you very much for your information on the unidentified silver para wings.
I hadn't been able to identify it and had admitted defeat on that one to be honest.I presume it is...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 21-04-22, 11:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,017
Posted By bill badger
Thanks Skyeman I will try to post a better...

Thanks Skyeman

I will try to post a better picture of the Czech badge at some point. Your information is always first class.

Regards
Bill
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 17-04-22, 06:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,017
Posted By bill badger
For anyone interested I have solved number 5 on...

For anyone interested I have solved number 5 on the photos. It is a WW2 Czech Army Trade badge for assault troops and grenadiers.

Only numbers 2,10,12,13,15, and 17 remain unidentified.

Regards...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 13-04-22, 11:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,017
Posted By bill badger
Thanks for that Zob. Always nice to hear from...

Thanks for that Zob. Always nice to hear from you. Do you by any chance recognize any of the other unidentified badges on the photos? I have about 8 left to solve. Have a good Easter!

Regards
Bill
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-04-22, 06:11 PM
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Views: 1,017
Posted By bill badger
Hi Zob Thanks for your comments. I just had...

Hi Zob

Thanks for your comments. I just had a quick look at the Nyasaland Defence Force flash and it appears to be a yellow and dark green diamond. My badge is definitely yellow and black.
...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-04-22, 05:36 PM
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Views: 1,017
Posted By bill badger
Think I might have solved number 11 on the photo....

Think I might have solved number 11 on the photo. Dark yellow and black felt diamond - the Nyasaland Volunteer Rifles. Still really struggling with the likes of 5,10 and 13 though.

Bill
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-04-22, 09:01 AM
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Posted By bill badger
Many thanks to Ian B, Craig and Ian H. Very...

Many thanks to Ian B, Craig and Ian H. Very informative.

Numbers 2,5,9,10,12,13,15 and 17 remain to be identified. Of those there is a note suggesting number 5 is some kind of assault troops...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 10-04-22, 06:18 PM
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Posted By bill badger
Thanks for all your comments Steve Regards ...

Thanks for all your comments Steve

Regards
Bill
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-04-22, 05:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,017
Posted By bill badger
Hi Pembird Thanks for the reply. I agree...

Hi Pembird

Thanks for the reply. I agree about number 3 being Czech and I had hoped it might be WW2. so its good to get another opinion.

Regards
Bill
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-04-22, 04:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,017
Posted By bill badger
Tiger Pete thank you. i am just off for my tea...

Tiger Pete thank you. i am just off for my tea but can you tell me a bit more about number 11 and I will check it and get back to you.

Best regards
Bill
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-04-22, 04:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,017
Posted By bill badger
Thanks to Tim and Terry regarding number 18 and...

Thanks to Tim and Terry regarding number 18 and also number 6.

Bill
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-04-22, 04:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,017
Posted By bill badger
Hi Bess55 Thanks for the reply. The patch is...

Hi Bess55

Thanks for the reply. The patch is actually dark green and white. The patch itself is felt but is backed by a piece of thin white cotton.I do see the similarity with the Light dragoons...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-04-22, 02:33 PM
Replies: 29
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Posted By bill badger
Thanks as ever Leigh

Thanks as ever Leigh
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-04-22, 12:44 PM
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Views: 1,017
Posted By bill badger
Thanks Jon That is yet more good...

Thanks Jon

That is yet more good confirmation about those two patches.

Regards
Bill
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-04-22, 12:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,017
Posted By bill badger
Thanks Staffsyeoman and Antjar. Very useful...

Thanks Staffsyeoman and Antjar.

Very useful info. As you say regarding the RASC crest perhaps the Colour Sergeant should have gone to specsavers. I did wonder if the green and white printed signs...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-04-22, 12:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,017
Posted By bill badger
PUZZLING BADGES

Good Afternoon all,

I am putting forward a few more pictures of badges in my collection that are difficult to identify. Again if anyone recognizes anything please let me know.

The small button...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 06-04-22, 04:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By bill badger
Thanks Mike B. and Arrestingu. A previous thread...

Thanks Mike B. and Arrestingu. A previous thread from 2018 suggested in an earlier post showed a version that was indeed a bit more padded like mine that was believed to be genuine but conclusive...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 06-04-22, 03:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By bill badger
Thanks for the link Mike. Very interesting.

Thanks for the link Mike. Very interesting.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-04-22, 02:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 257
Posted By bill badger
Senoi Praaq mystery.

Hello

I am attaching pictures of the beret badge of the Senoi Praaq. I know that this started out as a small auxiliary unit of the SAS and later became absorbed into the Royal Malaysia Police....
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 06-04-22, 02:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By bill badger
Lushai Brigade: A typical example?

Good afternoon all

Sorting through my collection I have uncovered a version of the cloth badge for the Lushai Brigade. Normally I believe that original ones were printed onto thin cloth.This one...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 28-03-22, 06:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 480
Posted By bill badger
Thanks for getting back to me John, Also thanks...

Thanks for getting back to me John, Also thanks to Luke H. for your input.

Regards
Bill
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