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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Today, 08:40 AM
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Posted By gurkharifles
Rhodesian Regt

I hadn't thought of that Mike - I was hoping a member might have a photo of the Regimental Band in the late 50's early 60's that would show the Bandmaster's mace and prove one way or another. Tim
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Today, 08:36 AM
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Views: 96
Posted By gurkharifles
It could be 17th Infantry Loyal Regiment ( Indian...

It could be 17th Infantry Loyal Regiment ( Indian Army ) - they wore a brass crescent in their pagri and turban. Pre 1921. Tim
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 06:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 163
Posted By gurkharifles
Pretty sure it wouldn’t be mess silver only...

Pretty sure it wouldn’t be mess silver only because as far as I’m aware Potters never made that. Again happy to be corrected.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 11:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 163
Posted By gurkharifles
Mystery Rhodesian Regiment item.

This a bit of a different "mystery" as I already know the unit and even the maker - I just don't know what it is. The badge is obviously to the Rhodesian Regiment - in heavy cast white metal (...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 24-05-20, 11:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 478
Posted By gurkharifles
SBS badge - bargain or fake?

Given that Bosley's sold an attributed one of these for £9,000 - I'm assuming that someone either got a real bargain or paid a lot for a fake!...
Forum: Off topic 18-05-20, 11:34 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 103
Posted By gurkharifles
Gloucesters stand remembered by Korean town - Covid story

I'm not sure this Covid story made the nationals but I thought it was interesting to see that the Gloucester's stand in the Korean War was still remembered and appreciated by the South Korean people...
Forum: Indian Badges 07-05-20, 09:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 206
Posted By gurkharifles
11GR

Hi Steve - regarding the 11th Gurkha rifles - I understood that at the beginning of their formation in 1918 the Gurkha rifle company's that had been transferred to the 11GR continued to wear their...
Forum: Indian Badges 03-05-20, 03:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 206
Posted By gurkharifles
Hi Peter would love to know more about that unit...

Hi Peter would love to know more about that unit - as you say it might have been an "unofficial" temporary title. There was a 5th/3rd Gurkha Rifles formed in February 1942 from the remnants of the...
Forum: Indian Badges 03-05-20, 02:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 206
Posted By gurkharifles
A brass shoulder title which often appears on...

A brass shoulder title which often appears on dealers sites attributed to the 39th Gurkha Rifles ( there was no such unit ) and the title belongs to the 39th Royal Garhwal Rifles - also the 15th...
Forum: Indian Badges 03-05-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 206
Posted By gurkharifles
38th Gurkhas crest.

During WW2 there were a number of Gurkha units raised in addition to extra battalions for the 10 Gurkha Regiments of the line. There were 2 Garrison Battalions 25th and 26th raised from wounded...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 27-04-20, 11:33 AM
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Views: 128
Posted By gurkharifles
43rd Pork Pie Cap badge

Does anyone have a 43rd Pork Pie Cap badge for sale or trade? Many thanks Tim
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-04-20, 04:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 214
Posted By gurkharifles
Worn 1885 > 1901

Worn 1885 > 1901
Forum: Military Book and Media Reviews 23-04-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 82
Posted By gurkharifles
Many thanks for the info. When did he become a...

Many thanks for the info. When did he become a Capt ? Would not that have been gazetted?
Forum: Military Book and Media Reviews 23-04-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 82
Posted By gurkharifles
Capt Petry - 4th Gurkhas WW2

Can anyone tell me anything about a Capt Petry 4th Gurkha Rifles - I have his field service cap with boss badge dated 1945. I bought it some time ago as I didn't have an example of the boss badge...
Forum: Indian Badges 20-04-20, 06:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 210
Posted By gurkharifles
Rare small 7th Gurkha Rifles

I thought I'd share a recent acquisition - I've never seen one before and I know that the Gurkha museum do not have an example ( it's not illustrated in their book on the insignia of the 7GR ) - I...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 18-04-20, 02:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 277
Posted By gurkharifles
KC - Hallmarked - officers collar?

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I'm intrigued by this badge - does anyone know what it...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 18-04-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 320
Posted By gurkharifles
Dead Spartan Militaria have got one for sale

Dead Spartan Militaria have got one for sale
Forum: Other Military Topics 16-04-20, 08:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 279
Posted By gurkharifles
Help on Scottish Rifles sleeve badges

Another photo of the man has emerged from the family - ( the badge looks more like the Scottish Rifles ) but what are the badges on his sleeve ?
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 16-04-20, 08:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 436
Posted By gurkharifles
Sherwood Yeomanry - don't all rush!

I know there is a premium for "sealed pattern" cards and depending on the rarity of the badge determines the premium - but this is just nuts! There are 10 other A/A Sherwood Yeomanry badges on ebay...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 13-04-20, 01:45 PM
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Views: 90
Posted By gurkharifles
Another mystery POW feathers badge

Another mystery POW feathers badge - possibly 2GR or Indian - if it's 2GR then its very unusual to have the gilded crown. Any ideas ? Tim
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 12-04-20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 220
Posted By gurkharifles
It was a Foreign Service Helmet to the Leinster...

It was a Foreign Service Helmet to the Leinster Regt - which went for £160. Cheers Tim
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 06-04-20, 04:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 152
Posted By gurkharifles
Both sold now - many thanks.

Both sold now - many thanks.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 06-04-20, 02:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 148
Posted By gurkharifles
I'm sure your right Mike.

I'm sure your right Mike.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 06-04-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 152
Posted By gurkharifles
Unique Silver Beds and Herts item

These are the last two items I have from my cabinet of curios ( see "something for everyone" post) - all the items were from Dalman & Narborough makers of swagger sticks.

Circular silver planchet...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 06-04-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 148
Posted By gurkharifles
Leicestershire Regt Unique Silver Item

These are the last two items I have from my cabinet of curios ( see "something for everyone" post) - all the items were from Dalman & Narborough makers of swagger sticks.

A circular silver...
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