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Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 21-02-21, 06:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 238
Posted By cavalryman
Tartan

Hi Colin, You can look up the tartans in this index.

https://www.houseoftartan.co.uk/house/tfinder.htm

regards John
Forum: General Topics 20-02-21, 06:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 107
Posted By cavalryman
Hi Peter, They are COTC.16. in the Daniel Mazeas...

Hi Peter, They are COTC.16. in the Daniel Mazeas book 1920-1950,

Loyola College Contingent, cap badge is a larger version of this collar.

regards John
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 18-02-21, 07:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 258
Posted By cavalryman
It carries the motto QUIS SEPARABIT and the date...

It carries the motto QUIS SEPARABIT and the date MDCCLXXXIII (1783, when the order of St Patrick was founded).

regards John
Forum: Headdress 18-02-21, 07:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 295
Posted By cavalryman
The Household Cavalry Trumpet Major must have a...

The Household Cavalry Trumpet Major must have a black and white cat!

regards John :D
Forum: Military Buttons 24-01-21, 06:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 75
Posted By cavalryman
No 2 Dress buttons

Hi Everyone, A friend has picked up an old style number 2 dress jacket without buttons or collar badges,

can anyone who has one measure the size of the buttons for me.

I think there are 4x...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 07-01-21, 09:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 495
Posted By cavalryman
Bosleys Auction

Hi, The badge item 187 sold for 60 in 1st Nov 2017 sale.
Forum: General Topics. 06-01-21, 08:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 591
Posted By cavalryman
Hi Andy, Think it was called Suncorite, certainly...

Hi Andy, Think it was called Suncorite, certainly remember it was the stuff our Sterling SMG's were painted with.

regards John
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-01-21, 08:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 272
Posted By cavalryman
Lumsden's of Aberdeen

Hi, There's a mention of Lumsden's of Aberdeen in this link, maker of military and civilian highland wear.
...
Forum: Off topic 01-01-21, 03:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,043
Posted By cavalryman
20% VAT on EVILBAY live auctions

Just noticed on non UK evilbay live auctions there is now a 20% VAT addition,

not showing on up on "buy it now" auction only live one's.

odd, is this a part of Brexit we didn't know about?
...
Forum: Cavalry and Armoured Units 28-12-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 262
Posted By cavalryman
Canadian Armoured

Hi Mike, If you look at Canadian Military Insignia, pick General Topics, pick Mazeas Corrections page 7 last post. C56 is Canadian Armoured Corps.

regards John
Forum: The Australian General Service Badge (Rising Sun) 20-12-20, 03:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 400
Posted By cavalryman
Hi PL, The maker is H. ARENDSEN MELBOURNE ...

Hi PL, The maker is H. ARENDSEN MELBOURNE

regards John
Forum: Other Militaria 15-12-20, 06:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 762
Posted By cavalryman
Looks like he's guarding the Quality Street...

Looks like he's guarding the Quality Street tins.....top man.

regards John
Forum: General Topics. 11-12-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 340
Posted By cavalryman
Broken Anodised Aluminium clutch pin fitting.

Hi Kingsley & Tim, Thanks for the replies. regards John
Forum: General Topics. 09-12-20, 08:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 340
Posted By cavalryman
Broken Anodised Aluminium clutch pin fitting.

Hi Mike V, Thanks for the links, have you used that glue? regards John
Forum: General Topics. 09-12-20, 06:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 340
Posted By cavalryman
Broken Anodised Aluminium clutch pin fitting.

Hi Mike, Thanks for that, someone has suggested making a sleeve like a very small straw to join the 2 parts of the pin.

Failing that a phone call to NASA.....they must have an adhesive :D
...
Forum: General Topics. 09-12-20, 04:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 340
Posted By cavalryman
Broken Anodised Aluminium clutch pin fitting.

Hi need some help, Received one of those AA modern collar badges in the post,
not well protected and one of the pins with clutch attached has snapped off.

Has anyone tried to repair one of these?...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 17-11-20, 05:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 133
Posted By cavalryman
55th Regiment Irish Canadian Rangers

This is my badge and one collar shown in the badge registry,

I have picked up another with a gilt wash since posting these photos.

The badge and collars are shown in Daniel Mazeas 1920-1950...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 28-09-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,274
Posted By cavalryman
Royal Armoured Corps

Hi Chris, There are 2 versions of the plastic (Cellulose Acetate) cap badge, Silver/Grey and Gold, both maker marked A Stanley & son Walsall.

Officers Cap badge K/C Silver Plated (P)
Officers Cap...
Forum: Headdress 14-09-20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 453
Posted By cavalryman
Warren Butcher

Warren stalls out at the Farnham, Bromley & Aldershot Militaria fairs.

would recommend him for repairs, have had many badges redone over the years.

regards John
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 01-09-20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 477
Posted By cavalryman
Hi Simon, The officers also wear a black lanyard...

Hi Simon, The officers also wear a black lanyard around the left shoulder,

In issue 63 of the regiment The Staffordshire Regiment,(series of magazines by Grenadier publishing)

there are quite a...
Forum: Headdress 31-08-20, 03:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 732
Posted By cavalryman
Metropolitan Vickers

Hi Simon, Not Vauxhall Motors, see this webpage for your logo.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metropolitan-Vickers#/media/File:Metropolitan-Vickers_Logo_as_engraved_on_a_brass_wavegude.jpg
...
Forum: General Topics. 31-08-20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,364
Posted By cavalryman
UNIFORMOLOGY website

In one of the acknowledgements on the website, i have seen named on there

Julian Bowsher (klr), Peter Brydon (PB), and John Mulcahy,
all very well known Forum members with expert knowledge, who...
Forum: General Topics. 30-08-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,364
Posted By cavalryman
UNIFORMOLOGY website

I noticed today there is a new section called Scarlet into Khaki, and showing the shoulder title change on the shoulder straps.

a very informative website, which is still growing....
Forum: General Topics. 29-08-20, 05:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 304
Posted By cavalryman
5th VB IRISH

Hi Julian, My example has loops, as the others have said I've never come across an example with a slider. regards John
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 23-08-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 239
Posted By cavalryman
Irish Guards Bullion badge

Hi Rob, The Irish Guards badge is an officers beret badge,

this same badge is also worn as a collar badge on the officers mess dress jacket.
regards John
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