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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 17-09-21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 280
Posted By Hoot
The first one looks like Durham Light Infantry...

The first one looks like Durham Light Infantry and the second one Northumberland Fusiliers. It also appears to be the same man in both photos.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 12-09-21, 03:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 499
Posted By Hoot
The third badge is Oldham Tramways. The Oldham...

The third badge is Oldham Tramways. The Oldham badge in the opening post was never used by Oldham Tramways.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 11-09-21, 12:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 705
Posted By Hoot
I find the different coloured backings to the...

I find the different coloured backings to the first two a bit strange. Military outfitters pick'n'mix maybe. :)
Forum: Military Buttons 11-09-21, 10:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 238
Posted By Hoot
Given the manufacturer it is most probably an...

Given the manufacturer it is most probably an Irish uniform button but civil, military or livery or what, I know not. :)
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-09-21, 04:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 489
Posted By Hoot
I stand corrected. I thought the 4th (Militia)...

I stand corrected. I thought the 4th (Militia) Battalion had gone by 1893.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-09-21, 04:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 489
Posted By Hoot
There was no 4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment...

There was no 4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment in 1893.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-09-21, 04:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 489
Posted By Hoot
Leigh, I meant the whole badge looked like it...

Leigh, I meant the whole badge looked like it might be the Lincoln Imp.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-09-21, 09:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 489
Posted By Hoot
It looks like it could be the Lincoln Imp.

It looks like it could be the Lincoln Imp.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-09-21, 10:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 317
Posted By Hoot
That badge was discussed on the forum a couple of...

That badge was discussed on the forum a couple of years back, I don't think it came to any result.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-09-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,297
Posted By Hoot
Also worn as a cap badge by Luton Corporation...

Also worn as a cap badge by Luton Corporation Tramways.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-09-21, 09:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,297
Posted By Hoot
Never seen this thread before, a bit before my...

Never seen this thread before, a bit before my time, but just for the record the badge in the opening post was worn on the epaulettes by Luton Borough Police. The Luton VTC badges were brass, not wm.
Forum: General Topics. 03-09-21, 09:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 427
Posted By Hoot
Formed in 1931?. I'm sure you meant 1941. :)

Formed in 1931?. I'm sure you meant 1941. :)
Forum: General Topics. 02-09-21, 02:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 669
Posted By Hoot
I think the HS/MGC and MGC/M ones are ok.

I think the HS/MGC and MGC/M ones are ok.
Forum: General Topics. 31-08-21, 11:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 669
Posted By Hoot
MGC over M is Machine Gun Corps (Motors), they...

MGC over M is Machine Gun Corps (Motors), they were formed in 1915 from the former Motor Machine Gun Service. HS over MGC is Machine Gun Corps (Heavy Section), also found as MGC over H. That weird...
Forum: Headdress 29-08-21, 07:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 382
Posted By Hoot
I can see T/CYCLIST/NORTHERN, the full title.

I can see T/CYCLIST/NORTHERN, the full title.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 29-08-21, 10:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 387
Posted By Hoot
Yes, it's always struck me as odd that the...

Yes, it's always struck me as odd that the purveyors of crap are tolerated on this forum. It appears that if a crap merchant states that the worthless garbage they sell is repro then thats ok but, in...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 26-08-21, 09:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 480
Posted By Hoot
The ASC, AOC and AVC were all granted the "Royal"...

The ASC, AOC and AVC were all granted the "Royal" prefix, following the end of hostilities, in recognition of their outstanding contribution during the conflict. The new badges came into use around...
Forum: Off topic 26-08-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By Hoot
It has to be said that the way Brian Jones was...

It has to be said that the way Brian Jones was treated was terrible. He was the one who formed the band and he was a brilliant multi-instrumentalist as their '60s output clearly demonstrates. He...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 25-08-21, 08:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 480
Posted By Hoot
The RASC, RAOC and RAVC badges are all post-WW1.

The RASC, RAOC and RAVC badges are all post-WW1.
Forum: Off topic 25-08-21, 06:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By Hoot
Charlie was the band's rock and him and Bill...

Charlie was the band's rock and him and Bill Wyman laid down the greatest backbeat any band could wish for. It was bad enough when Brian Jones died in 1969 and then his replacement, Mick Taylor, left...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 21-08-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 410
Posted By Hoot
CB, it was the left-hand collar badge that was...

CB, it was the left-hand collar badge that was worn as a beret badge, the one in the opening post is a right-hand one.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 19-08-21, 07:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 410
Posted By Hoot
Nice little Rough Riders right-hand collar badge.

Nice little Rough Riders right-hand collar badge.
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 17-08-21, 10:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 434
Posted By Hoot
Are you sure he was a military man?.

Are you sure he was a military man?.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 13-08-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 280
Posted By Hoot
Yes, worn by 5th Bedfords up to 1920. The badges...

Yes, worn by 5th Bedfords up to 1920. The badges were a continuation of the previous VB ones but without the seperate upper scrolls fitted.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 12-08-21, 10:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 536
Posted By Hoot
In the fourth photo in the opening post the man...

In the fourth photo in the opening post the man in the centre of the middle row appears to be ASC.
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