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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Today, 12:52 PM
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Posted By Alan O
1st Lanarkshire RV badge

Am I right in thinking that this was worn on the FSC? I have seen a few sold in Bosleys catalogues as such but did it also double up as a collar badge?

The serfi'ed 1 has been pieced in as it was...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted Today, 08:51 AM
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Posted By Alan O
QVC Connaught Ranger cap badge for sale

QVC Connaught Ranger cap badge 50 includes P&P

2 age blacked lugs

outstanding example

PM me to reserve

SOLD
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Yesterday, 03:53 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By Alan O
No there was only one plastic design with the red.

No there was only one plastic design with the red.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges Yesterday, 03:48 PM
Replies: 50
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Posted By Alan O
In the article in post 45, page 225 states that...

In the article in post 45, page 225 states that the 19th Hussars were one of the regiments which had a new badge designed for their Brodrick. Unfortunately it is not clear where he got this...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges Yesterday, 10:50 AM
Replies: 50
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Posted By Alan O
Luke Indeed with the regimental variance in...

Luke

Indeed with the regimental variance in headgear it's impossible to find out whether the band wore FSC, peaked caps or pill box caps in the early 1900's.

We do know for certain that the 1st...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 31-07-21, 07:10 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,780
Posted By Alan O
Despite my best efforts I have been unable to ...

Despite my best efforts I have been unable to find any pictures of the 19th Hussars 1903-05 which is the possible window for them wearing their white cap.

I do wonder whether the absence of...
Forum: Other Military Topics 31-07-21, 06:08 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By Alan O
interesting and not sure how as the 1st/4th SLI...

interesting and not sure how as the 1st/4th SLI were not in an operational theatre until 1917 as they were sent to India in 1914 and clearly this man did not leave UK with them.
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 31-07-21, 05:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 305
Posted By Alan O
Well there you go just address your enquiry to Lt...

Well there you go just address your enquiry to Lt Col (Retd) Culley, Oxfordshire and see what he sends back.:p
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 31-07-21, 04:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 305
Posted By Alan O
I think he has died as there is no online record...

I think he has died as there is no online record of him after 2017.
Forum: Other Military Topics 31-07-21, 04:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 243
Posted By Alan O
You can order his death certificate for a few...

You can order his death certificate for a few pounds that will give you v=cause f death. As stated his was a civilian when he died so CWGC's remit does not cover his grave.
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 31-07-21, 03:52 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By Alan O
It's not unheard of and as you say wearing the...

It's not unheard of and as you say wearing the old hats is particular popular with the Scots infantry but for most regiments it's very much an other-ranks thing. Most former Cavalry officers are...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 31-07-21, 03:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 305
Posted By Alan O
Yes he would. I would point out that as a...

Yes he would.

I would point out that as a Regular officer he would have worn normal RSIGNALS insignia for the majority of his career and would have only worn the 32 Sig Regt beret with tartan...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 31-07-21, 03:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 395
Posted By Alan O
Jimmy being referred to as Cedric is a new one to...

Jimmy being referred to as Cedric is a new one to me and I wore the badge for 25 years .

Cedric is an unusual name but we did have a Signal Officer in Chief called Cedric Burton in 2000 so perhaps...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 31-07-21, 12:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 395
Posted By Alan O
Reid The Royal Signalls themselves don't...

Reid

The Royal Signalls themselves don't know for certain where Jimmy came from

https://www.royalsignalsmuseum.co.uk/cap-badge-history/

Alan
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 30-07-21, 11:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 395
Posted By Alan O
I would assess the badge to be original.

I would assess the badge to be original.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 29-07-21, 09:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 638
Posted By Alan O
21 SAS did wear No1 Dress Caps on Parades in the...

21 SAS did wear No1 Dress Caps on Parades in the 1960s as this is recorded in a painting of an event at their HQ at The JS Staff College at Shrivenham that came of the old Staff College at Camberley....
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 29-07-21, 09:19 AM
Replies: 13
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Posted By Alan O
the question to ask is why they would want to do...

the question to ask is why they would want to do this?
Forum: General Topics. 27-07-21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 221
Posted By Alan O
I can only presume that there was no need for...

I can only presume that there was no need for large roundel 'targets' as the Taliban did not have helicopters.

Unlike the FI when it was a 'come as you are party' the helicopters on Herrick were...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 27-07-21, 06:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 638
Posted By Alan O
The Para and SAS are 1970's staybrights. The SAS...

The Para and SAS are 1970's staybrights. The SAS was sealed for the TA regiment. Both were also made in large numbers for the collectors market. 6 to 8 each.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 27-07-21, 02:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 243
Posted By Alan O
Both look fine to me for WW2 period badges.

Both look fine to me for WW2 period badges.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 26-07-21, 06:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 138
Posted By Alan O
Alas no hard and fast rules. Every regiment is...

Alas no hard and fast rules. Every regiment is different and introduced both q/c and a/a badges at different times.

Some went k/c to a/a to q/c
some went k/c to metal to q/c to a/s
some went...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 26-07-21, 06:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 138
Posted By Alan O
Indeed but likewise there were lots of regts...

Indeed but likewise there were lots of regts still wearing k/c badges into the late 50's. K&K give a s/p date of Feb 1956 so in reality if they were sealed it's unlikely that they were made or worn...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 26-07-21, 05:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 138
Posted By Alan O
Gaunt filled a hole in the collectors' market by...

Gaunt filled a hole in the collectors' market by producing the Q/C version in large numbers in the 1970s.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 26-07-21, 01:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 243
Posted By Alan O
Welcome to the forum. As your username...

Welcome to the forum.

As your username suggests a business interest, you should be aware that it is greatly appreciated if you can let the members know if you are intending to sell the items that...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 26-07-21, 08:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 276
Posted By Alan O
GSPS and AGC in RSIGNALS units wear the green...

GSPS and AGC in RSIGNALS units wear the green beret in my experience. There is not a single QGS regiment but individual sqns within RSIGNALS regts.
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