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Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia Today, 02:12 PM
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Posted By leigh kitchen
Hertfordshire Regiment?

Hertfordshire Regiment?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Today, 12:06 PM
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Views: 165
Posted By leigh kitchen
The badge shown in this thread and the one shown...

The badge shown in this thread and the one shown on eBay appear to me to be different ones, or am I missing something?
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches Yesterday, 05:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 229
Posted By leigh kitchen
Biro patented his pen in the 1930's though the...

Biro patented his pen in the 1930's though the ball point had been attempted before (I still habitually refer to a ballpoint pen as a "Biro" tho nobody nowadays seems to know what I mean).
Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 05:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 254
Posted By leigh kitchen
Agreed.

Agreed.
Forum: Off topic 11-08-20, 08:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 455
Posted By leigh kitchen
Sounds deserving of a rant.

Sounds deserving of a rant.
Forum: The Home Front 11-08-20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 183
Posted By leigh kitchen
Was not qualification for the 1939-45 Star a...

Was not qualification for the 1939-45 Star a requirement to qualify for the France & Germany Star?
Or have I got that 'round my neck?
Forum: General Topics. 11-08-20, 06:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 254
Posted By leigh kitchen
Crown reaffixed, I understand, lugs replaced,...

Crown reaffixed, I understand, lugs replaced, other than, perhaps, by glue or solder, I don't see the point, certainly if affixed in such a manner so as to disguise the fact that they're reaffixed or...
Forum: Headdress 11-08-20, 02:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 274
Posted By leigh kitchen
I saw the blue peak on a khaki Field Service Cap...

I saw the blue peak on a khaki Field Service Cap for sale about 20 years ago - but it was badged to The Welch Regiment.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 10-08-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 112
Posted By leigh kitchen
As do Mann's. St George's helmet and armour...

As do Mann's.

St George's helmet and armour as depicted on this badge are similar to that portrayed on St George in the crest of the post 1968 Royal Regiment of Fusiliers, not that I'm suggesting...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 09-08-20, 01:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 162
Posted By leigh kitchen
Century Embroidery and Printing ...

Century Embroidery and Printing
https://m.facebook.com/CenturyEmbroidery/photos/a.3151275128273253/3151276454939787/?type=3
https://centuryembroideryprinting.co.uk

The design is produced printed...
Forum: Headdress 08-08-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 109
Posted By leigh kitchen
Nice to see a FSC of that age, a new acquisition?...

Nice to see a FSC of that age, a new acquisition?
I like the OR's cap too.
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 07-08-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 73
Posted By leigh kitchen
Havn't seen those before - I have an idea the...

Havn't seen those before - I have an idea the American, possibly British military used plastic red star cap insignia and one time.
Interesting stuff.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 07-08-20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 311
Posted By leigh kitchen
Id've scooped up them if I didn't already have...

Id've scooped up them if I didn't already have them.
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 07-08-20, 03:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 131
Posted By leigh kitchen
It reminds me of the Polish Cross of Merit....

It reminds me of the Polish Cross of Merit. Wonder if it's a Polish regimental badge?
America, Poland, I'm working my way around the globe.
Forum: General Topics. 07-08-20, 03:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 324
Posted By leigh kitchen
I've read that a rub with stale bread or talcum...

I've read that a rub with stale bread or talcum powder may help.
As I recall, the bread method was recommended in an old Victorian military document I have somewhere.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-08-20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 109
Posted By leigh kitchen
No 3 is the American "ruptured duck" for...

No 3 is the American "ruptured duck" for returned, discharged servicemen.
I have a spare gilt metal one if you need it.

Edit: link added....
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 07-08-20, 03:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 131
Posted By leigh kitchen
No idea exactly what it is, but it looks...

No idea exactly what it is, but it looks American? Or maybe not, any chance of working out the wording on the circlet?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-08-20, 03:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 94
Posted By leigh kitchen
Kelleys sell them, silver bullion on green...

Kelleys sell them, silver bullion on green backing as mess dress badges.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 07-08-20, 04:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 109
Posted By leigh kitchen
Probably spilled his Irn-Bru in it?

Probably spilled his Irn-Bru in it?
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 06-08-20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 199
Posted By leigh kitchen
Just noticed this thread - it's well worth...

Just noticed this thread - it's well worth joining the society. I was going through my copies of the journal a couple of days ago, sorting out duplicates.
I keep meaning to buy a complete set of the...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 06-08-20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 431
Posted By leigh kitchen
40 for 69.99 as of yesterday.......

40 for 69.99 as of yesterday.......
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 05-08-20, 08:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 152
Posted By leigh kitchen
There wasn't a 4th TF Bn of the Royal Fusiliers,...

There wasn't a 4th TF Bn of the Royal Fusiliers, there was a regular 4th Bn Royal Fusiliers, the reserve battalions started at 5th Bn.

There were 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th (City of London) Battalions...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 05-08-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,302
Posted By leigh kitchen
Ta, I was unaware of that.

Ta, I was unaware of that.
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 05-08-20, 09:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 134
Posted By leigh kitchen
First Name: Charles Henry Initials: C ...

First Name:
Charles Henry
Initials:
C
Surname:
Small
Nationality:
British
Information:
Discharged Invalided. ex-PLY/12737.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 05-08-20, 09:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 393
Posted By leigh kitchen
Absolutely.

Absolutely.
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