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Forum: Military Buttons 30-05-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 461
Posted By ukbrits
Thanks very much gents! Regards Colin

Thanks very much gents!
Regards
Colin
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 24-05-20, 08:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 795
Posted By ukbrits
Thought I'd add a bit to this old thread. Just...

Thought I'd add a bit to this old thread.
Just received this London Scottish title made by F.Narborough Birmingham.
To my surprise it has, what I used to think of as "Canadian style lugs" often...
Forum: Military Buttons 03-05-20, 07:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 130
Posted By ukbrits
Hi Gents, Just about managed to take a picture...

Hi Gents,
Just about managed to take a picture for you in the fading light.
Not very good I'm afraid but I think you can just about make it the image out.
Many Thanks
Colin
Forum: Military Buttons 03-05-20, 04:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 130
Posted By ukbrits
HELP WANTED ON AIR FORCE BADGE

Hi Gents,
Help wanted on identifying this button please. I have this button in white metal & brass. This particular white metal button has an unusual fitting on the back made by Dowler.
Wonderered...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 29-04-20, 01:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 415
Posted By ukbrits
Thanks Andy, I've just realised it's silver...

Thanks Andy,
I've just realised it's silver anodised too.
Delving further into the swop box I have found a gold I.G cap star also made by J.R Gaunt London to put alongside to show the possible...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 29-04-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 415
Posted By ukbrits
Hi Sean, Yes nice find and another variant to...

Hi Sean,
Yes nice find and another variant to look out for. This badge made me scurry to my swops box and found this anodised I.G cap star below.

This cap star may well have been cold enamelled...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 19-04-20, 07:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 346
Posted By ukbrits
Hi Ron, Still a common phrase used in Kent to...

Hi Ron,
Still a common phrase used in Kent to this day!
Regards
Colin
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 19-04-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 346
Posted By ukbrits
3rd V.B Black Watch

Hi Jean Marie,
This is the badge you have purchased from my website.
I am happy that it is 100% genuine and if for any reason your not happy with it I offer a no quibble guarantee for your money...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 13-04-20, 10:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 219
Posted By ukbrits
Hi Gents, The Late Keith Rawlings book states...

Hi Gents,
The Late Keith Rawlings book states Stowe School badges exist in -

1. brass 2.bronze 3.plastic 4. a/a silver 5. gold & silver.

He does not state what metal the gold & silver badge...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 13-04-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 219
Posted By ukbrits
Hi Mike, I have no idea I'm afraid. The C.C.F...

Hi Mike,
I have no idea I'm afraid. The C.C.F are a little bit of a law unto them selves when it comes to badges.
Regards
Colin
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 13-04-20, 04:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 219
Posted By ukbrits
Stowe

Yes, but this is a gold & silver version worn by Officers . see K&K 2689.
Regards
Colin
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 13-04-20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 219
Posted By ukbrits
Stowe School Officers a/a cap badge

Hi Gents,
Here's an unusual badge not mentioned in Hagwalthers excellent book. It's a gold & silver a/a badge to Officers of Stowe School.
Regards
Colin
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 13-04-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 461
Posted By ukbrits
........and here's the other side too! Regards ...

........and here's the other side too!
Regards
Colin
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-04-20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 105
Posted By ukbrits
unknown shoulder titles to identify please

Hi Gents,
A few more titles which are unknown to me that need identifying.
Many Thanks in advance.
Colin
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 29-03-20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 248
Posted By ukbrits
Hi Pete, Yes , I knew someone would spot it!...

Hi Pete,
Yes , I knew someone would spot it! Could well be the most valuable shoulder title there! lol
Regards
Colin
Forum: Military Buttons 29-03-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 461
Posted By ukbrits
Thanks Phil, That's one of the ones I thought I...

Thanks Phil,
That's one of the ones I thought I might know!
Regards
Colin
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 29-03-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 248
Posted By ukbrits
unknown shoulder titles to identify please

Hi Gents,
Another load of unknown to me shoulder titles to identify please.
Many Thanks in advance.
Colin
Forum: Military Buttons 29-03-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 461
Posted By ukbrits
buttons to identify please

Hi Gents,
Loads of buttons for you to identify for me please. Some of them I have a good idea but others I am clueless.
Good Luck,
and many thanks in advance
Colin
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 22-03-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 151
Posted By ukbrits
Shoulder titles to identify please

Hi Gents,
A few more shoulder titles to identify please. I have a few ideas on a some of them but need confirmation.
Many Thanks in advance.
Colin
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-03-20, 06:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 352
Posted By ukbrits
thank you gentlemen. Regards Colin

thank you gentlemen.
Regards
Colin
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 16-03-20, 05:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 209
Posted By ukbrits
unknown shoulder titles

Hi Gents,
I have many shoulder titles to identify - this is my first offering! I'm pretty sure all are not in Churchill and that some, or most may well be for civilian organisations etc.
Many...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-03-20, 06:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 352
Posted By ukbrits
Thanks Dave, Thought it might have been for...

Thanks Dave,
Thought it might have been for K.O.S.B!
Regards
Colin
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-03-20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 352
Posted By ukbrits
4 badges to identify please

Hi Gents,
Unsure of these four. Would appreciate members comments to clarify what they are.
Many Thanks in advance.
Colin
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 12-03-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 470
Posted By ukbrits
Hi Bess, Excellent! can you translate what's...

Hi Bess,
Excellent! can you translate what's written on the back. I'd have a go at it but you've posted it upside down lol.
Regards
Colin
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 12-03-20, 01:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 575
Posted By ukbrits
Hi Bess, I think your a/a badge for the QDG...

Hi Bess,
I think your a/a badge for the QDG badge is very early (circa late 1950's).
The Firmin maker stamp & slider is correct for an early badge and as you say looks more like a K.D.G badge than...
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