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Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 19-07-21, 09:39 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By ruwa
RAC Badge

Thanks Allan
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 16-07-21, 01:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By ruwa
RAC Badge

Hi, I am no expert on British badges, but my dad served in the British army during WW11 in the RAC. I have his RAC cap badge which has lugs top & bottom. There are some small differences as well...
Forum: Army 06-05-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 816
Posted By ruwa
Rhodesian African Rifles

Hi Tweed,
I have 2 of the Mathews unmarked OR cap badges as well as a marked silver one.
I will attach some pics. Reuteler did manufacture RAR silver collars with various obverses, not sure about...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 23-02-21, 11:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 230
Posted By ruwa
2nd Army Formation Badges WW2

I thought that this might be of interest. Its from a small 2nd Army Thanksgiving
booklet. My dad was in the Royal Scots Greys from Italy & the D+1 landing through to Germany & the end of the war. It...
Forum: General Topics 28-01-21, 09:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,061
Posted By ruwa
Rhodesian Display

Hi AATTV,
Nice collection of badges. Would you be able to post a pic of the back of Selous Scouts wing (without the felt backing of course!)? Just interested to see if its numbered & if it is, what...
Forum: General Topics 26-01-21, 11:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,752
Posted By ruwa
Zambia Rfles

Saw this old post & found this info. Dave
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 09-10-20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 349
Posted By ruwa
Imperial Yeomanry - what badges did they wear?

Thanks, I will have a look at Facebook.
Regards, Dave
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 08-10-20, 01:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 349
Posted By ruwa
What badges were worn by the Imperial Yeomanry?

I have a QSA to 2174 Pte O BARRATT 7th Coy 4th IMP. YEO. & would like to know what badges would have been worn.
Thanks, Dave
Forum: Army 01-04-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,511
Posted By ruwa
Hi Len, whilst not a military badge, it is an...

Hi Len, whilst not a military badge, it is an unusual/uncommon one so I decided to include it the collection. It was used by the Rhodesian Land Inspectorate.
Regards, Dave
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-09-19, 07:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By ruwa
Unknown Badge possibly BSAP (Rhodesia)

Thanks, Leigh & Sean. Dave
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-09-19, 01:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By ruwa
Unknown Badge possibly BSAP (Rhodesia)

I picked up this badge with several BSAP items many years ago & can't find out what it is & who wore it. Dave
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 30-05-19, 06:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 506
Posted By ruwa
Rhodesian Officers Silver badges

Loski,I know its an old post& if you have any later additions of silver badges, if you can post pics of the backs as well. Thanks, Dave
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 30-05-19, 06:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 506
Posted By ruwa
Rhodesian Officers Silver badges

Hi Loski, Very nice. I am keen on variations on Rhodesian badges & not seen the siver RLI & Greys stamped RHODESIA before. Please can you post clearer photos. Really interesting post,thanks. Dave
Forum: Army 19-10-17, 11:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,009
Posted By ruwa
SRRU Badges

The SRRU became te SRRR as the Army expanded in WW11. It should be noted that their colours were red & white & not red & yellow. The SRACR used these colours later. Please see the attached set of cap...
Forum: Army 19-10-17, 11:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,009
Posted By ruwa
SRRU Badge

Keays also made RAR cap badges & probably other SR ones as well.
Forum: Army 19-10-17, 11:44 AM
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Views: 615
Posted By ruwa
Rhodesian Light Infantry Badges

A Cap badge size badge with no lugs (no visible signs of cut off lugs either), appears to be silver/silver plated. The second badge is of a QC mess dress size with two pins also possibly...
Forum: Army 19-10-17, 07:07 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 587
Posted By ruwa
Rhodesian Armoured Car Regt Siver Cap Badges

Rhodesian Armoured Car Regt Siver Cap Badges, one unmarked & the other marked SILVER on the back. These badges were worn with the smaller size red & yellow enamelled badges below the cap badge. Same...
Forum: Army 19-10-17, 06:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 573
Posted By ruwa
Rhodesian Armoured Car Regt Collars Badges

RhACR Collar Anodised Alum Badges pair. Most RhACR Collars are made of white metal for OR
Forum: Army 16-10-17, 12:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 703
Posted By ruwa
Forum: Army 16-10-17, 12:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 703
Posted By ruwa
Rhodesian Light Infantry Silver Mess Dress Badge

Just received this nice little RLI Silver Mess Dress Collar Badge. Note the patterned back with the Reuteler stampings. I also have the similar patterned back for the RAR Collar badges. Compare to...
Forum: Military Buttons 27-08-17, 01:36 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,915
Posted By ruwa
WW11 Escapers button - General Service button

I found this one in my dad's WW11 buttons.It took many years before I discoved that it was not an ordinary button!
Forum: Army 30-05-17, 11:28 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,511
Posted By ruwa
Very nicely layed out Dudley & some great badges....

Very nicely layed out Dudley & some great badges. I was most fortunate to get one of the Keays RAR badges.
Dave
Forum: Army 29-05-17, 05:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,511
Posted By ruwa
This is a great find & must be very rare. Love...

This is a great find & must be very rare. Love all the variations. I also have several variations of the silver & white metal (& chrome) RAR cap & collar badges.
Forum: Army 29-05-17, 01:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,511
Posted By ruwa
I'm open to correction,but as far as I am aware...

I'm open to correction,but as far as I am aware that all of the Reutler badges were die cut (punched out) and not cast. I know that some cast badges started to be made when Rhodesia was becoming...
Forum: Army 28-05-17, 05:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,511
Posted By ruwa
Hi Keith, Sorry, tried to reply, but seem to...

Hi Keith,
Sorry, tried to reply, but seem to have had a problem. The Rhodesian arty collars were probably worn on the "greens" uniform, most likely by regular army soldiers.
Regards, Dave
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