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Forum: Cavalry and Armoured Units 25-07-20, 05:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 169
Posted By Walt P
Please define what you mean by "like 3 other...

Please define what you mean by "like 3 other responses" :confused:. Thank you,

Walt
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 16-07-20, 08:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 491
Posted By Walt P
I would stay away from this one. From my...

I would stay away from this one. From my experience, authentic badges have a frosted silver finish on the obverse, and the reverse is stamped with the maker mark of "SCULLY LTD. MONTREAL". Cheers,
...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 16-07-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 491
Posted By Walt P
In his defence, the vendor does indicate in his...

In his defence, the vendor does indicate in his listing:

Originality: Not certain, has original lugs.

When in doubt, Caveat Emptor! Cheers,

Walt
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-07-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 241
Posted By Walt P
It may be an army "wound stripe" for those who...

It may be an army "wound stripe" for those who sustained injury in battle action.

Walt
Forum: General Topics 06-07-20, 10:19 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,083
Posted By Walt P
The badges were probably manufactured from brass,...

The badges were probably manufactured from brass, and then plated/anodized with a silver finish. My 2 cents worth.

Walt
Forum: Off topic 01-07-20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 128
Posted By Walt P
Happy Canada/Memorial Day to my Fellow Canucks

All the best, and stay safe! Cheers,

Walt
Forum: General Topics 01-07-20, 04:26 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,083
Posted By Walt P
Hello GTB, The most desirable badges, in the...

Hello GTB,

The most desirable badges, in the order you have displayed them, are the following:

1. 51 Soo Rifles
2. (VRI) The Royal Canadian Regiment
3. 9th Grey's Horse
4. Oxford Rifles
5....
Forum: General Topics. 30-06-20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 340
Posted By Walt P
The point you raise Holyboy is not only proper...

The point you raise Holyboy is not only proper etiquette, it's also forum policy as established by Alan O:

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=78876

"Ladies and Gentlemen,...
Forum: General Topics. 26-06-20, 09:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 269
Posted By Walt P
Certainly a nice lot Terry! I share the same...

Certainly a nice lot Terry! I share the same feeling when I acquire something unexpected for my archives. Thank you for posting. Cheers,

Walt
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 17-06-20, 12:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 491
Posted By Walt P
Hi Terry, How about the volunteer US Eagle...

Hi Terry,

How about the volunteer US Eagle Squadrons who flew with the RAF in 1940 prior to the USA's entry into WWII in 1941? Cheers,

Walt
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran, Lapel Badges and Challenge Coins 12-06-20, 09:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 259
Posted By Walt P
Very nice! Thank you for sharing. Cheers, ...

Very nice! Thank you for sharing. Cheers,

Walt
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 09-06-20, 08:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 328
Posted By Walt P
Hello David, Post circa 1924 to the Calgary...

Hello David,

Post circa 1924 to the Calgary Highlanders (Canada).

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/canadian_badge_registry/m155_the_calgary_highlanders/index.htm Cheers,

Walt
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 04-06-20, 01:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 301
Posted By Walt P
Travelnut, You asked for "Any idea's?...

Travelnut,

You asked for "Any idea's? Prototype perhaps?" regarding your badge. Subsequent to the replies by forum members, the courtesy of a reply, or at least a "thank you" would have been...
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 02-06-20, 11:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 301
Posted By Walt P
It's a made up badge. Someone has removed the...

It's a made up badge. Someone has removed the crown & lion from a Canadian Provost Corps collar badge, and affixed it to CF para qualification wings. Cheers,

Walt
Forum: Other Militaria 10-05-20, 05:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 365
Posted By Walt P
Thank you for the information Mark. In Canada,...

Thank you for the information Mark. In Canada, Japanese WWII relics are rare. Many years ago, I acquired an Arisaka rifle with bayonet, which I still own. Looking forward to your future post...
Forum: Other Militaria 10-05-20, 04:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 365
Posted By Walt P
Hello Mark, Very nice indeed! What are the...

Hello Mark,

Very nice indeed! What are the dimensions of the flag? Any provenance? Cheers,

Walt
Forum: Infantry 06-05-20, 03:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 270
Posted By Walt P
This badge is certainly a mystery! As you...

This badge is certainly a mystery! As you mentioned, it's not complete given the absence of the Saint Andrew's cross. As Bill observed, the 4 tangs/tabs are indicative that it may have been intended...
Forum: General Topics. 05-05-20, 09:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 221
Posted By Walt P
I've had success by placing a cloth badge in an...

I've had success by placing a cloth badge in an air tight container with cat litter inside, and leaving it for at least a week. The clay in the litter acts as an absorbent to remove odours, and poses...
Forum: Infantry 02-05-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 264
Posted By Walt P
Hello Laurent, They appear to be genuine...

Hello Laurent,

They appear to be genuine collar badges.

Walt
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 30-04-20, 05:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 207
Posted By Walt P
Hello & welcome to the forum. Was your service...

Hello & welcome to the forum. Was your service with the Ash Cans (ASH of C)?

Cheers,

Walt
Forum: Infantry 28-04-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 357
Posted By Walt P
Thanks for the info Darrell. The service # you...

Thanks for the info Darrell. The service # you provided checks out. Upon further research, I also discovered the following link regarding his SWW service:
...
Forum: Infantry 27-04-20, 11:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 357
Posted By Walt P
Hey Dan, They're both the same. It's a...

Hey Dan,

They're both the same. It's a result of the photo quality. The colour of the ICSC ribbon is green/white/red. Cheers,

Walt
Forum: Infantry 27-04-20, 06:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 357
Posted By Walt P
Hi Dan, The additional ribbon on the undress...

Hi Dan,

The additional ribbon on the undress medal bars is the for the ICSC Vietnam medal, which was not court mounted with the other medals. I was pondering having it added to the rack, but for...
Forum: Infantry 27-04-20, 04:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 357
Posted By Walt P
Thanks for edit!

Thanks for edit!
Forum: Infantry 26-04-20, 07:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 357
Posted By Walt P
Queen's Own Rifles Medals & Badges

Hello All,

Attached are photos of part of a grouping to a member of the QOR which I acquired several years ago. His service is impressive; WW2, the Korean War, and the ICSC. Cheers,

Walt
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