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Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Today, 09:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 302
Posted By Alex Rice
Hi Frank Sorry, I thought you were saying the...

Hi Frank
Sorry, I thought you were saying the RM badges were carried over from WWI! :D:o
Cheers,
Alex
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Today, 07:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 160
Posted By Alex Rice
Fantastic, thanks guys. Cheers, Alex

Fantastic, thanks guys.
Cheers,
Alex
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Today, 07:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 302
Posted By Alex Rice
I am confused here? I thought this pattern of...

I am confused here? I thought this pattern of badge only came out in the 20s and prior to this the badges were the RMA & RMLI badges? Was this pattern in use before the RMA & RMLI were amalgamated?...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 08:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 160
Posted By Alex Rice
Unknown titles for ID

Hi All
Can anyone ID these titles please?
LH - Light Horse?
WMI - W(estern) Mounted Infantry?
VVCR - There was a Volunteer Composite Reg in SA which had a similar cypher but not sure where the...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines Yesterday, 08:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 156
Posted By Alex Rice
Yes, same badge.

Yes, same badge.
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines Yesterday, 08:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,145
Posted By Alex Rice
Hi Barry Thanks. I'd never heard of that book...

Hi Barry
Thanks. I'd never heard of that book until now but it seems to seal the ID.
Cheers,
Alex
Forum: The Royal Australian Navy and Air Force (RAN & RAAF) 05-10-22, 01:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 81
Posted By Alex Rice
Thanks Dennis.

Thanks Dennis.
Forum: The Royal Australian Navy and Air Force (RAN & RAAF) 05-10-22, 06:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 81
Posted By Alex Rice
Australian Navy Police officer badge

Hi All
A collector friend recently ID'd this silver bullion wire RN style cap badge as having been worn by AN Police officers in the 1960's at least. Can anyone please confirm this and what were the...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 05-10-22, 06:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,145
Posted By Alex Rice
Hi All Reviving this old thread as I believe...

Hi All
Reviving this old thread as I believe the badge I first posted has been identified. While corresponding with another navy collector he identified it as worn by officers of the Australian Navy...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-10-22, 06:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 317
Posted By Alex Rice
Hi All I understand Milmed's opinion here...

Hi All
I understand Milmed's opinion here because there are no records. I have a couple of patterns of this and after corresponding with the authors of the book "Badges of the Empire's Waggoners", I...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 03-10-22, 06:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 210
Posted By Alex Rice
Thanks everyone. Cheers, Alex

Thanks everyone.
Cheers,
Alex
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 02-10-22, 12:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 210
Posted By Alex Rice
6DG Pouch badge?

Hi All
I just found this large badge at a market, unfortunately with the fittings removed. It looks like a pouch or sabretache badge and the fittings seem to have been screw posts. I am not sure if...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 02-10-22, 06:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 364
Posted By Alex Rice
I was speaking to a friend recently who said...

I was speaking to a friend recently who said bronze badges were allowed but privately purchased and no a requirement, so not all officers had them. They should be fretted though.
Cheers,
Alex
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 01-10-22, 09:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 153
Posted By Alex Rice
Great collecting theme, lots of badges to choose...

Great collecting theme, lots of badges to choose from!
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 01-10-22, 06:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 349
Posted By Alex Rice
Thanks Dudley, would just be interesting to see...

Thanks Dudley, would just be interesting to see if there are other patterns of badge being worn.
Cheetrs,
Alex
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 30-09-22, 06:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 349
Posted By Alex Rice
Hi Dudley Great photos, thanks. Is that photo...

Hi Dudley
Great photos, thanks. Is that photo with the officer wearing the 2-part badge part of a bigger pic, and if so, could you possibly show the whole photo?
Thanks, cheers,
Alex
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 29-09-22, 05:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 349
Posted By Alex Rice
I really don't know the dates that this badge was...

I really don't know the dates that this badge was worn but all the WWII photos I have seen seem to show the standard RAF crowned badge being worn. I suspect this badge post-dates WWII.
Cheers,
Alex
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 27-09-22, 05:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 105
Posted By Alex Rice
Blank scroll BW badge

Hi All
I recently got this Black Watch style badge with blank scrolls. The style is what I would expect of a 9th Batt HLI badge with the curled ends rather than the dove-tails on BW badges. The...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 27-09-22, 05:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 349
Posted By Alex Rice
Hi Richard Yes, that is an early Southern...

Hi Richard
Yes, that is an early Southern Rhodesia AF officer cap badge, my example shown here for reference. Warstore is not shy with prices but if you collect WWII air-force badges, any Rhodesian...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 27-09-22, 05:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 221
Posted By Alex Rice
The owner of these badges thought maybe the BWC...

The owner of these badges thought maybe the BWC badge was an Indian Water Carrier title of some sort?
Also, the THH badge seems to be a Boer War style but we can't connect the THH to any known...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 27-09-22, 05:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 221
Posted By Alex Rice
Thanks Tony.

Thanks Tony.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 26-09-22, 11:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 221
Posted By Alex Rice
Some titles for ID

Hi All
Can anyone ID these badges please?
The VR badge has lugs, not pin back.
Thanks, cheers,
Alex
Forum: Air Force 22-09-22, 05:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 135
Posted By Alex Rice
Thanks Gareth!

Thanks Gareth!
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 22-09-22, 05:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 353
Posted By Alex Rice
I can't imagine anybody bronzing a gilded badge?...

I can't imagine anybody bronzing a gilded badge? :confused:
My thought would be that the slidered badges may have been made for pagri's in India. Possible bronzed later to dull them on the outbreak...
Forum: Air Force 21-09-22, 05:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 135
Posted By Alex Rice
Thanks Simon!

Thanks Simon!
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