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Forum: Off topic Yesterday, 02:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 452
Posted By GregN
Been there, I've had content pulled directly out...

Been there, I've had content pulled directly out of my albums and placed right onto a dealers listing. It sucks and as a result I no longer feel the need to share my knowledge.

Greg
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 12-07-20, 12:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 239
Posted By GregN
Hi Mark, looks like its made of nickel or monel,...

Hi Mark, looks like its made of nickel or monel, both which are magnetic.

Greg
Forum: General Topics 08-06-20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 190
Posted By GregN
UNMO - PREVLAKA Pocket Badge

Hi all, I was going through a bag of unsorted stuff today and found this UN pocket badge. I was thinking of passing it on as I only collect Canadian missions. I did a quick search and found that...
Forum: Cavalry and Armoured Units 11-05-20, 09:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 393
Posted By GregN
Here's my example. Note that mine has reversed...

Here's my example. Note that mine has reversed colours, silver annulus while the official badge is in gilt with a silver banner. Mine has a pin while yours has lugs. Yours is made by BIRKS while...
Forum: General Topics 19-04-20, 09:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 294
Posted By GregN
Maybe not a badge Billy, many of these has a...

Maybe not a badge Billy, many of these has a match box holder attached to the.

Greg
Forum: General Topics 05-04-20, 12:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 539
Posted By GregN
No Idea Bill, I have a book of them and they...

No Idea Bill, I have a book of them and they typically go for 3-5 dollars each. Maybe they are regimentally procured examples rather than the gov't issued examples. Maybe someone else will chime in...
Forum: Infantry 14-03-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By GregN
Hi Michel, in my opinion I do not think the...

Hi Michel, in my opinion I do not think the number is a Canadian one.

Greg
Forum: Cavalry and Armoured Units 11-12-19, 04:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 376
Posted By GregN
Updating my post on the post-war King's and...

Updating my post on the post-war King's and Queen's Calgary Regiment officers badges. A few months after this post I was able to acquire a post-war King's crown version which is clearly marked by...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 23-08-19, 05:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 147
Posted By GregN
Infantry Martingale or Horses Breastplate Badge

Hi all, I had shared this on the Face Book page and thought I'd share it here as well. It appears to be a mounted horse breastplate badge or Martingale for infantry. As it's generic, it can be for...
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 29-07-19, 10:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By GregN
https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/album.php...

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/album.php?albumid=2695&pictureid=155828

This example on display at the Chilliwack Military Museum.
Forum: Cavalry and Armoured Units 02-06-19, 05:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 376
Posted By GregN
Variant King's Own Calgary Regiment Officers' Badge

Hi all, I picked up a nice variation on the officers' King's Own Calgary Regiment (Calgary Tanks) badge. The badge on the right is the common variant. On the left is what I believe is an earlier...
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 22-05-19, 03:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 807
Posted By GregN
Here's a bit more information and my example. ...

Here's a bit more information and my example. There are now repros of this badge.

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/album.php?albumid=644&pictureid=25902

Greg
Forum: Infantry 22-05-19, 03:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,674
Posted By GregN
Here is front and back on my CEF GG badge. ...

Here is front and back on my CEF GG badge.

Greg
Forum: Infantry 22-05-19, 03:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,674
Posted By GregN
Hi there, still have them but really looking for...

Hi there, still have them but really looking for trades now. PM me and we can chat.

Greg
Forum: Infantry 15-05-19, 01:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 219
Posted By GregN
Wow, I've never seen one like this before! Nice...

Wow, I've never seen one like this before! Nice score!

Greg
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 28-04-19, 05:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,253
Posted By GregN
It's been some time since I posted in the Forum...

It's been some time since I posted in the Forum so here's a start to more activity. Attached are two Chaplin Service badges, the full dress and OSD versions. The Full Dress is slightly different...
Forum: General Topics 18-04-19, 12:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 395
Posted By GregN
I agree the FB format is very attractive but the...

I agree the FB format is very attractive but the pace to so bloody fast! More and more (and I as guilty as everyone else) it's just a show and very little tell. I'm finding that I miss many posts...
Forum: Infantry 14-04-19, 04:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 379
Posted By GregN
Hi Mike, attached is a link to my album with some...

Hi Mike, attached is a link to my album with some variants to the officers version of the 31 CEF.

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=533&pictureid=23969
Forum: Infantry 10-03-19, 05:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 328
Posted By GregN
Wow, this is the first I've even heard of Duty...

Wow, this is the first I've even heard of Duty First badges! Thanks Don for teaching me something new!

Greg
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 17-08-18, 02:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 405
Posted By GregN
Thanks Pete, I was fairly certain it was good but...

Thanks Pete, I was fairly certain it was good but I'm not up on British material. My photos are rather flat, in hand the badge is gorgeous.

KR,

Greg
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 16-08-18, 09:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 405
Posted By GregN
The Royal Sussex Regiment Officers Badge

Hi all, I picked this up a few weeks ago. I think it's a good one but I'm asking the Forum just in case it's not. The lugs are I think original to the badge but they've been reattached. The...
Forum: Infantry 11-08-18, 10:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 217
Posted By GregN
Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada

Hi All, in a bit of a buying frenzy lately. I'm happy to add these officers badges once worn by R. D. Weldon. He was a OR in WW2 and an officer post-war. The hat badge is hallmarked for 1941. ...
Forum: Infantry 08-08-18, 12:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 199
Posted By GregN
Queen's Own Rifles of Canada Officer's Shoulder-belt Plate

Hi all, I took a chance on a on-line auction and am very happy to add this magnificent officer's Queen's Own Rifles of Canada shoulder-belt plate to my collection. The plate has Birmingham hallmarks...
Forum: Infantry 22-07-18, 09:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,423
Posted By GregN
nice one Don! Greg

nice one Don!

Greg
Forum: Infantry 16-07-18, 04:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 424
Posted By GregN
Hi Walt, attached is a link to my ICCS stuff. My...

Hi Walt, attached is a link to my ICCS stuff. My badge is just like yours but they do repro it now. The US vets call these locally-made badges "beer-can" badges based on the thin gauge of the metal...
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