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Forum: Military Buttons 11-04-21, 07:36 PM
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Posted By GriffMJ
..... its not the same science with the buttons...

..... its not the same science with the buttons sadly.
Forum: Military Buttons 11-04-21, 07:25 PM
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Views: 52
Posted By GriffMJ
.... it will be difficult. I am sure there are...

.... it will be difficult. I am sure there are some button boffs that might be able to tell by the makers mark?
Forum: Military Buttons 11-04-21, 07:16 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By GriffMJ
.... have they got makers marks on the back?

.... have they got makers marks on the back?
Forum: Off topic 09-04-21, 12:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 520
Posted By GriffMJ
RIP Sir. ...

RIP Sir.
https://www.paoyeomanry.org.uk/Yeomanry/LeicsYeo/Persons/PostWW2Pre57/DofE11955LY2.jpg
Forum: General Topics. 08-04-21, 06:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 553
Posted By GriffMJ
My brother was on that. I did the "Polar...

My brother was on that. I did the "Polar Rock/Bear?" in 1990.
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 07-04-21, 03:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,647
Posted By GriffMJ
CORRECTION to post #23 :- Having received...

CORRECTION to post #23 :-

Having received the Motto it is, in fact, a duplicate of an existing back image that I already have.

If anyone is interested in buying it .... PM me :)
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 31-03-21, 07:33 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By GriffMJ
.... officers badge? 2nd/1st Btn? You would...

.... officers badge? 2nd/1st Btn?

You would think that "Queen Victoria's" would be in the circle (not the Grecian design) ....... and where the SA battle honour should be there is some non...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 31-03-21, 05:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,647
Posted By GriffMJ
.... it does Mike. ...

.... it does Mike.

https://www.paoyeomanry.org.uk/Motto/SmithWrightLtd/Metal/50500.jpg

Here are the rest of the Smith&Wright LTD AAs https://www.paoyeomanry.org.uk/Motto/SmithWrightLtdAA.htm
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 31-03-21, 01:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,647
Posted By GriffMJ
Hi All A new Smith & Wright Ltd, back image,...

Hi All

A new Smith & Wright Ltd, back image, motto for the collection. Making eight mottos with different backs.... to date.

* looks like it has some old varnish on the front. That's easily...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-03-21, 04:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 267
Posted By GriffMJ
...I only say it because it flashed up in my head...

...I only say it because it flashed up in my head that they are the 26th Foot (old memory) ... and dont they have oak leaves around the star?

I agree that it does look German though.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-03-21, 04:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 236
Posted By GriffMJ
...both hind feet down, to me, is indicative of...

...both hind feet down, to me, is indicative of IY. The lettering is chisled .... a good sign for me. Is it Yeomanry though?

I would expect to see "Warwickshire IY" on the scroll?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 29-03-21, 05:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 267
Posted By GriffMJ
.....it might be something to do with "The...

.....it might be something to do with "The Cameronians"?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 29-03-21, 05:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 231
Posted By GriffMJ
... here is the image from Kipling and King....

... here is the image from Kipling and King. There is a hallmark on the fine cut laurel wreath on the two leaves either side of the ribbon tie.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 29-03-21, 01:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 231
Posted By GriffMJ
1st Middlesex (Victoria) Rifle Volunteer Corps. ...

1st Middlesex (Victoria) Rifle Volunteer Corps.
Officers Shako Plate, 1859.
Bronze Star (8 point), Silver St George & Dragon within laurel wreath surmounted by a QVC.

.... became the 9th (County...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 28-03-21, 08:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 114
Posted By GriffMJ
Cheshire Yeo (10th KSLI?)

Hi All

A Cheshire Yeoman that, I believe, might be an end of WW1 photo. So this would be 10th (Shropshire Yeo & Cheshire Yeo) Btn KSLI, 74th Yeo Div.

The cap badge is by Lambourne Co I think.
...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 28-03-21, 05:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 167
Posted By GriffMJ
No.... its been flopped the wrong way by the...

No.... its been flopped the wrong way by the person it belongs to. I forget where I got the image from now (few years ago).

The Eagle was worn in the Grey Beret initially..... and once they got...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 28-03-21, 04:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 167
Posted By GriffMJ
...here you go.

...here you go.
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 28-03-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 30
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Posted By GriffMJ
...looks like an Anti Aircraft patch? I think its...

...looks like an Anti Aircraft patch? I think its the AA Command Insignia (WW2) ..... so not specific to a Battery or Battalion.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 27-03-21, 06:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 314
Posted By GriffMJ
Its an early one ... that was supplied over a...

Its an early one ... that was supplied over a couple or three decades probably. Stores would have held them for longer.

https://www.paoyeomanry.org.uk/Motto/NoEars2.htm
Forum: Military Buttons 27-03-21, 03:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 393
Posted By GriffMJ
...thanks Lazio... i missed that :)

...thanks Lazio... i missed that :)
Forum: Military Buttons 27-03-21, 09:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 393
Posted By GriffMJ
.... the Wild Cat crest has a Scottish feel about...

.... the Wild Cat crest has a Scottish feel about it. It would be a livery button probably.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 27-03-21, 08:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 314
Posted By GriffMJ
.... the Motto is good. But the 1RD. I think, is...

.... the Motto is good. But the 1RD. I think, is a repro.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 26-03-21, 06:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 171
Posted By GriffMJ
..... Egyptian/Indian made for a Wife/Sweetheart...

..... Egyptian/Indian made for a Wife/Sweetheart badge or even a spare field badge. But its just a guestimate.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 26-03-21, 06:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 171
Posted By GriffMJ
... I like that Billy. Its possibly missing a...

... I like that Billy. Its possibly missing a chain safety loop that was fixed in the middle? I have a DHY thats identical in manufacture... that I think is Egyptian made.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 23-03-21, 12:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 505
Posted By GriffMJ
He was born in 1901 (his Great Grandson born in...

He was born in 1901 (his Great Grandson born in 2001)..... and went on to be in the RAOC in WW2 (MID/Monty). Headmaster in civy street.
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