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Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 09-08-20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 181
Posted By Artynut
Lemataf, not my field but I’ve seen references to...

Lemataf, not my field but I’ve seen references to “Fleet Reserve” . Would that have been on a cap tally? Regards, D.J.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 18-07-20, 02:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 240
Posted By Artynut
Has the fellow first in line with the shell got...

Has the fellow first in line with the shell got his helmet on backwards? The flash appears to be the wrong way around.
Forum: Military Buttons 02-07-20, 03:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 266
Posted By Artynut
Btns, I thought you were using Wallah in the...

Btns, I thought you were using Wallah in the “Hindi” so not sure what your post meant. After a crash course in Arabic, I find a completely different meaning, still not sure of what you mean!...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 17-06-20, 02:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 334
Posted By Artynut
Re. 289 Bty.

Michael, (Expat Yeoman) As per “Popskipper”, I too served at Vicarage Lane East Ham. But I’m sure when I was there it was “P” Bty. Of 300 Regt. RA (TA) That was 1962-1965 and at that time , East Ham...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 20-05-20, 10:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 178
Posted By Artynut
QSAMIKE, I can send you information re your...

QSAMIKE, I can send you information re your question about Hampshire and Northumberland Artillery units. Also an interesting note re the Elswick Bty. Send me a PM with your email address. Regards,...
Forum: The Home Front 20-05-20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 583
Posted By Artynut
Never any foil in MY Woodbine packets!

Never any foil in MY Woodbine packets!
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 13-05-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 195
Posted By Artynut
I must say that I was surprised nobody picked up...

I must say that I was surprised nobody picked up on the fact that the R.C.H.A. Never had a badge like this, or any other comment but as promised, here is the complete item. It is a book-mark, I’ve...
Forum: General Topics 09-05-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,406
Posted By Artynut
That is one nice piece! I’m green with envy...

That is one nice piece! I’m green with envy looking at your golden acquisition! What do mean “Test”?
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 09-05-20, 04:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 195
Posted By Artynut
Another "OOPS"............... here's the...

Another "OOPS"............... here's the picture
Forum: General Topics 09-05-20, 04:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 212
Posted By Artynut
I’ve used “Tinto’s suggestion as well as nail...

I’ve used “Tinto’s suggestion as well as nail polish remover. No harm done in either case but DO wash in hot soapy water afterwards. Regards, D.J.
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 09-05-20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 195
Posted By Artynut
Sorry guys, not proof read, (had a needle in the...

Sorry guys, not proof read, (had a needle in the eye yesterday for AMD), it’s an R.C.H.A. Puzzle, And I should have said whole item is stamped “J R gaunt Montreal. Made in England” part shown only...
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 09-05-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 195
Posted By Artynut
RHA Puzzle

Just to relieve the boredom of seeing "YMCA Pin" in this thread, Anyone care to try to figure what this is? It is not a "Sweet-heart"pin. The background squares are .25 inches. It's made by Firmin....
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 01-05-20, 11:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 159
Posted By Artynut
There are enough of the Canadian ones on the...

There are enough of the Canadian ones on the market to wait for a better one. The one you show is not in great shape and I suspect it’s authenticity. As I do the “Cadet” one. Good luck!
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 25-04-20, 01:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 230
Posted By Artynut
Great learning place this forum! Come on Guys...

Great learning place this forum! Come on Guys (and Gals), who really knew what “Antipodean” meant. ? ...... untill they looked it up! Regards, D.J.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 21-04-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 365
Posted By Artynut
Further to my post above, I have just now put...

Further to my post above, I have just now put together two photo’s of badges I bought over 30 years ago. One, I now believe to be genuine, the other, I’m sure is fake. Both badges side by side, front...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 21-04-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 365
Posted By Artynut
Many questionable badges are posted in this and...

Many questionable badges are posted in this and other sections of the forum. The problem I find is that an answer just stating “It’s fake” or other such similar wording is somewhat disheartening to a...
Forum: Military Book and Media Reviews 15-04-20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By Artynut
Thanks for the suggestion Mick but no clue as to...

Thanks for the suggestion Mick but no clue as to what VPN is. BBC says they cannot help me. Another load of old Bollocks!
Forum: Military Book and Media Reviews 13-04-20, 01:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By Artynut
What teasers you guys are! Auntie BEEB won’t let...

What teasers you guys are! Auntie BEEB won’t let anyone sign in from outside of UK. Their reasons are absolute Bollocks! D.J.
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 12-04-20, 04:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 270
Posted By Artynut
Welcome to the forum gg. You may need to try...

Welcome to the forum gg. You may need to try taking some close up photo’s of some of the badges and include them with your questions. Good luck, I’m sure many members will be eagerly awaiting to see...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 11-04-20, 12:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 204
Posted By Artynut
Sabretache plate question.

Can any learned member offer an explanation regarding this plate? It has a mounted wheel, the royal arms are pierced within the strap, But, there is not a trace of gilt anywhere, front or back. There...
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 09-04-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 240
Posted By Artynut
Ron L., Try writing to Head Office of YMCA...

Ron L., Try writing to Head Office of YMCA Canada. It’s at 601-1867 Yonge St. Toronto, On. M4S 1Y5. You can google “History of YMCA Canada” There’s also a 4 Min video of their history including...
Forum: Other Militaria 06-04-20, 02:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 309
Posted By Artynut
Hello Just, As far as I understand it from what I...

Hello Just, As far as I understand it from what I see at my local Armoury, when any young “Sprog” joins either of our local militia units, his (or her) beret badge is the “tri-service” badge. When...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 04-04-20, 05:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 269
Posted By Artynut
Thanks Luk, you’ve added to my Knowledge. Best...

Thanks Luk, you’ve added to my Knowledge. Best regards, David J.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 04-04-20, 05:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 269
Posted By Artynut
Oops, thick quick fingers!

Oops, thick quick fingers!
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 04-04-20, 05:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 269
Posted By Artynut
Marc, what is your opinion on this badge. It...

Marc, what is your opinion on this badge. It seems to have the same worn die fault as the previous post but also has as you can see, not a good stamping on reverse of upper scroll and crown. I’m also...
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