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Forum: Military Buttons 11-10-21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By btns
You have a very rare Napoleonic button, 1st...

You have a very rare Napoleonic button, 1st empire, 1804-1813 & 100 days. It is slightly different from the buttons displayed in Fallou, page 9.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-10-21, 06:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 233
Posted By btns
Egyptian button

Yours is the most common one, but there are variations. I do not know if they were used by the army or the government.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-10-21, 08:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 233
Posted By btns
Egypt - the 3 stars have almost gone.

Egypt - the 3 stars have almost gone.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 27-09-21, 09:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 255
Posted By btns
It is London Transport

It is London Transport
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 26-09-21, 08:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 174
Posted By btns
Here is a website with useful information: ...

Here is a website with useful information:
https://meineoebhabzeichen.hpage.com/galerie426918.html

KpfUKp = Kampfunterstützungskompanie = Combat Support Company
ÖBH = Österreichs Bundesheer
...
Forum: Military Buttons 26-09-21, 11:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 274
Posted By btns
The first button is in the style of mufti...

The first button is in the style of mufti buttons. A couple of years ago Mr. Howard Ripley had an article on such buttons in Button Lines 160 - 162 (British Button Society)
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 13-09-21, 09:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 782
Posted By btns
Hi, Here are your buttons: row 1: 1....

Hi,
Here are your buttons:
row 1:
1. general service (1902-1952)
by C.H.C. & Co Ltd, Birmingham
2. stock design merchant navy
by J.R. Gaunt & Son Ltd, London Eng.
3. Air Raid Precautions,...
Forum: Off topic 11-09-21, 07:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 315
Posted By btns
Hi David, Here are details on the button's...

Hi David,
Here are details on the button's backmark:

Lesher & Whitman, NYC, 1855-at least 1898. Listed in 1858 as trimming dealers at 8 Park Place and in 1862-1863 as importers. The firm...
Forum: Off topic 11-09-21, 05:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 315
Posted By btns
Hi, The picture is upside down. It is SV -...

Hi,
The picture is upside down. It is SV - Sons of Veterans a fraternal organisation linked to the veterans of the US civil war.
...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 01-09-21, 07:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 526
Posted By btns
Leigh identified the crown as the Jubilee Crown. ...

Leigh identified the crown as the Jubilee Crown.
This would date it post 1887 and creates a conflict with Pete's (Guzzman's) closing year of the NZ Naval Volunteers.
...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 01-09-21, 07:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 359
Posted By btns
The livery buttons may be English. The anchor...

The livery buttons may be English. The anchor buttons are French colonial infantry & naval infantry.
The felt backed gs button is very nice.
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 31-08-21, 06:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 530
Posted By btns
Red face After checking the script I can confirm the badge...

After checking the script I can confirm the badge is Abu Dhabi. أبو ظبي

The name for my button was taken from "Buttons a Guide for Collectors", plate 36, No. 27.
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 31-08-21, 04:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 530
Posted By btns
That is what I thought as well, but then I found...

That is what I thought as well, but then I found exactly this button as Jordan army in my documentation.
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 31-08-21, 01:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 530
Posted By btns
Here is number 2, the eagle's head: City of Malmö...

Here is number 2, the eagle's head: City of Malmö

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malm%C3%B6

number 1, the falcon and crossed khanjars is Jordan Army
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-08-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 526
Posted By btns
Yes, notifications are possible. See the FAQ...

Yes, notifications are possible. See the FAQ section:
https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/faq.php?faq=vb3_user_profile#faq_vb3_subscriptions
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 27-08-21, 07:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 526
Posted By btns
I have tweaked the gilt button. I think it is...

I have tweaked the gilt button.
I think it is NV and similar to my QVC NV button query answered by Guzzman a while ago.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 26-08-21, 05:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 483
Posted By btns
Here is the link: ...

Here is the link:
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/294108614546?hash=item447a3d4f92:g:r9MAAOSwzgxgbdLC
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-08-21, 05:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 526
Posted By btns
The OSMA button has been given at least two...

The OSMA button has been given at least two different names by collectors:
Merchant Seaman's Orphans Asylum - a valid option I think
Ministry of Supply Auxiliary - the button predates this name...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 18-08-21, 10:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 357
Posted By btns
straight

are they straight now?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-08-21, 05:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 127
Posted By btns
It is Royal Yorkshire Yacht Club

It is Royal Yorkshire Yacht Club
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-08-21, 04:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 442
Posted By btns
Now on e-bay: ...

Now on e-bay:

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/284397132519?hash=item423763dae7:g:HkMAAOSwnUxhCv9U

Member did not state his intentions to sell the item when he asked the forum for help.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 17-07-21, 07:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 505
Posted By btns
To find this company one needs a Kelly's...

To find this company one needs a Kelly's directory for Warwickshire from the late 1930s or 1940s.
One has to find an incorporated company with the proper tools to make buttons active in a non...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 16-07-21, 10:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 505
Posted By btns
Can we have a date for this badge, e.g. WWI?

Can we have a date for this badge, e.g. WWI?
Forum: Military Buttons 13-07-21, 07:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 685
Posted By btns
I agree: C.I.V. - City Imperial Volunteers

I agree: C.I.V. - City Imperial Volunteers
Forum: Military Buttons 09-07-21, 09:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 685
Posted By btns
letter from Joseph Starkey to button collector 1901

A nice letter from an outfitter to a button collector
https://www.ebay.com/itm/384109419163?hash=item596eb49a9b:g:q5UAAOSwUCdeuwJG


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