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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Today, 03:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 88
Posted By Home Guard
Prototype or Blazer badge

I picked this up, and at the time thought it might be a beret badge. Obviously upon receipt it's way to big for that, being 80 MM x 68 MM. So, I then figured it was a blazer badge....until I was...
Forum: General Topics. Today, 03:26 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 89
Posted By Home Guard
Time for Another Batch Shipment!!!

Talk about Christmas coming early!!!! I received another batch shipment from my UK friend today and I was especially anxious for it to arrive and not get lost! For the simple reason, that it has so...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Today, 02:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 149
Posted By Home Guard
It does look pretty shabby!!! Terry

It does look pretty shabby!!!

Terry
Forum: Headdress Today, 02:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 605
Posted By Home Guard
I have the tin for my 1880's 11th Hussar busby,...

I have the tin for my 1880's 11th Hussar busby, so I'll have to have a look at it. This is a very interesting thread!

Terry
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 02:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 218
Posted By Home Guard
Would they have been connected to the NAAFI in...

Would they have been connected to the NAAFI in any way?

Terry
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 17-09-21, 10:37 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 9,579
Posted By Home Guard
Hi Barry, and thank you for the info re the NAPS...

Hi Barry, and thank you for the info re the NAPS title. Being HG related would be something I'd want but if there were only 570 members then I am sure its a tough one to fins and not a cheap one!
...
Forum: Army 17-09-21, 04:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 76
Posted By Home Guard
Very nice, and beautifully displayed! Terry

Very nice, and beautifully displayed!

Terry
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 17-09-21, 04:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 112
Posted By Home Guard
The winged propeller is a WW2 era USAAF...

The winged propeller is a WW2 era USAAF sweetheart pin. The basic winged propeller with out the ribbon on it was the collar insignia for officers, and worn on the lapels of the uniform tunic.

Terry
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 17-09-21, 01:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 736
Posted By Home Guard
Luke, you continue to amaze me with your...

Luke, you continue to amaze me with your knowledge and at catching such details. Have to hope you've been at this a very long time to have learned it all!

Terry
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 17-09-21, 01:45 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 9,579
Posted By Home Guard
Talking Finally I see a job I can do very well in the...

Finally I see a job I can do very well in the military. How do you sign up for NAPS? I am guessing that stands for Not Awake, Please Silence!!! Yep, lots of training and experience in naps!!!! :D
...
Forum: Army 15-09-21, 10:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 98
Posted By Home Guard
More GREAT eye-candy!!! Terry

More GREAT eye-candy!!!

Terry
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 15-09-21, 10:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 158
Posted By Home Guard
Thanks CB! I am hesitant to show the badges I am...

Thanks CB! I am hesitant to show the badges I am considering as both are from good dealers. I could probably return them if need be, but hate to go through the hassle since I am in the US and have...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-09-21, 07:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 334
Posted By Home Guard
Still seems to be a QA beret, The teardrop on...

Still seems to be a QA beret, The teardrop on mine does look a darker red in less direct light.

Mine has a diamond and is made by Compton Webb.
...
Forum: Army 15-09-21, 03:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 197
Posted By Home Guard
Very nice and impressive. Very nicely displayed...

Very nice and impressive. Very nicely displayed as well!

Terry
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-09-21, 03:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 334
Posted By Home Guard
Here's my QA beret with tear drop backing. You...

Here's my QA beret with tear drop backing. You can see the backing is a brighter red/scarlet. The backing on yours does look like RAMC in the picture on my PC.
...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 15-09-21, 04:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 158
Posted By Home Guard
Hampshire Yeomanry Carabiners

I am looking at and considering several of these cap badges, and am wondering if there is a way to tell a good one from a bad one? I am looking at the all brass one for the battalion that served in...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 14-09-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 136
Posted By Home Guard
Hi Jerry, My very sincere thanks for trying....

Hi Jerry,

My very sincere thanks for trying. I'll add that 5th badge to my search criteria and let you know if I find one.

At present I am only interested in the first 3, and have the first...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-09-21, 03:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 224
Posted By Home Guard
The second patch is the US Army Hawaiian Coastal...

The second patch is the US Army Hawaiian Coastal Defense Artillery Patch. The artillery round should be pointing toward the top and the black image of the islands at the bottom, i.e. rotate 180...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 14-09-21, 03:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 682
Posted By Home Guard
My original thoughts of it being a sweetheart...

My original thoughts of it being a sweetheart pin, are most assuredly wrong at this point. After Padre posted his info I decided to do some checking.

In David parsons' excellent book on RAF...
Forum: General Topics. 12-09-21, 05:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,469
Posted By Home Guard
I remember it well. My first piece was a German...

I remember it well. My first piece was a German WWI Pilot's badge, which I soon learned was a fake....and, a very obvious one! I still have it and because it was my first buy will keep it. It also...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 11-09-21, 03:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 223
Posted By Home Guard
I am thinking that eBay does let you change the...

I am thinking that eBay does let you change the title on a listing, bit other parts.

Terry
Forum: Off topic 11-09-21, 02:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By Home Guard
This got me curious so I tried doing some...

This got me curious so I tried doing some searching as well. I am not sure if this has always been the case, but the Salvation Army wear black buttons on their tunics and overcoats, and spell out...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 10-09-21, 05:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 158
Posted By Home Guard
Hi Jerry, Many thanks for sharing! I have the...

Hi Jerry, Many thanks for sharing! I have the green version, and have he brown one in the que for it's turn to pick up. I believe I know the dealer and have done very positive business with him.

...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 10-09-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 236
Posted By Home Guard
Am I wrong in thinking that the RUC had spaces...

Am I wrong in thinking that the RUC had spaces between the strings on the harp with red behind it showing through, and the London Irish did not? Or is that just a variation for the RUC?

Terry
Forum: General Topics. 09-09-21, 08:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 618
Posted By Home Guard
I'll second the gin!!!! What! Terry

I'll second the gin!!!! What!

Terry
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