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Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Yesterday, 09:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 317
Posted By Artynut
Don’t forget folks, “Birds of a feather, Flock...

Don’t forget folks, “Birds of a feather, Flock together”….. He ships via “Global Shipping”! Just saying. . . . . D.J.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 01:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 169
Posted By Artynut
Pembird, Perhaps you might like to check my...

Pembird, Perhaps you might like to check my “Albums”, in particular the “Southern African buttons” I have two different Finish Officer’s buttons shown there, Gilded and Bronze finish. Best regards,...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 17-10-21, 06:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 169
Posted By Artynut
Hello Pembird, Please can you explain why you...

Hello Pembird, Please can you explain why you believe the SA Artillery button is an Officer’s button. It seems to be well worn with no traces of gilt. Best regards D.J.
Forum: General Topics. 04-10-21, 12:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 385
Posted By Artynut
And at 300.00 pounds, can anyone confirm the...

And at 300.00 pounds, can anyone confirm the validity of this little item # 154555902944 on the popular auction site. Both my RA and RMA “Plastic” badges have a very flat back. The item on offer...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 03-10-21, 11:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 201
Posted By Artynut
I’ve never seen them before. A really great find!...

I’ve never seen them before. A really great find! Were they for use on the steel helmet ? D.J.
Forum: Military Buttons 25-09-21, 03:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 274
Posted By Artynut
To me, the first two photo’s seem to show the...

To me, the first two photo’s seem to show the present day crown rather than a “Vicky” crown. The mounted cypher seems NOT to show a “V” or an “E” for Victoria or Elizabeth. So a regimental cypher? ...
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 21-09-21, 01:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 290
Posted By Artynut
Destro 1918, A photo of front and rear of the...

Destro 1918, A photo of front and rear of the badge would have been helpful. The significance of the letters and numbers are I believe a maker’s code, (in this case, I believe the maker may be EVCO),...
Forum: Off topic 19-09-21, 02:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 584
Posted By Artynut
Leigh, very interesting! Squirrels abound here...

Leigh, very interesting! Squirrels abound here too, (too many of them!) you mention Buzzards, we have “Turkey Vutures” here which often soar on the updrafts over my house. When having a drink with a...
Forum: Off topic 19-09-21, 05:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 584
Posted By Artynut
Hi Leigh, no Cannabis around my place, don’t...

Hi Leigh, no Cannabis around my place, don’t believe in the use of it or any of it’s derivatives. The blue Jays, grackles, cardinals and two types of woodpeckers along with doves and other assorted...
Forum: Off topic 19-09-21, 02:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 584
Posted By Artynut
Interesting little “off topic” thread. A couple...

Interesting little “off topic” thread. A couple of months ago I was trying to figure what all the plants were that were growing in my lawn under the bird feeders. My Son arrived and pointed his Cell...
Forum: Off topic 11-09-21, 10:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 315
Posted By Artynut
Hello btns, I really appreciate the time you...

Hello btns, I really appreciate the time you must have taken in researching Lesher - Whitman. And what’s more, your final sentence where you explain the term “Staff”. From “Never too old to Learn” ...
Forum: Off topic 11-09-21, 04:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 315
Posted By Artynut
Hi Terry and Btns, many thanks for your help in...

Hi Terry and Btns, many thanks for your help in identifying my button. After reading btns’ reply, I searched on the famous auction site and came up with a couple of identical buttons. Hopefully...
Forum: Off topic 11-09-21, 12:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 315
Posted By Artynut
Salvation Army?

Not my line but my Son dug it while metal detecting. I assume the button to be from a Salvation Army uniform. It’s make-up is a bit strange but what really intrigues me is the “Maker’s Mark” ...
Forum: Off topic 14-07-21, 03:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 718
Posted By Artynut
I’m surprised to see no mention of the absolutely...

I’m surprised to see no mention of the absolutely disgusting move by the Italian player who literally grabbed the shirt of the English player FROM BEHIND (who seemed to be set for a break-away down...
Forum: Military Buttons 12-07-21, 02:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 685
Posted By Artynut
And don’t forget the “Global Shipping” cost! Not...

And don’t forget the “Global Shipping” cost! Not that That item interests me but any other item that dealer has that IS in my field of interest, will never get a bid from me! D.J.
Forum: Off topic 14-06-21, 03:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 761
Posted By Artynut
Strange, As a Londoner, I never heard of the...

Strange, As a Londoner, I never heard of the ships on the lampposts in the Mall as being of Nelson’s fleet. What I did learn as a young lad in school was that the ships which on one side of the Mall...
Forum: Military Buttons 13-06-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 422
Posted By Artynut
Jack-K, it sounds like a fairly common R.A....

Jack-K, it sounds like a fairly common R.A. Button. If you include good close-up photo’s of anything you are inquiring about, you will get a quicker response and probably a correct answer. Quite...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 30-05-21, 01:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 501
Posted By Artynut
Volunteers Busby plume holder

Billy, actually, I quite like your badge and it intrigues me that the dark colour seems uniform all over. Try cleaning it gently, (try the back first). There are many variations of the O.R.s as well...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 21-05-21, 12:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,069
Posted By Artynut
The Plot Thickens!........ I was wondering a...

The Plot Thickens!........ I was wondering a couple of days ago that a possibility exists that if a previous badge to the “Hybrid” one shown had had a defect in the material or a slight defect in...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 11-05-21, 08:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 577
Posted By Artynut
Martingale

I’ve always known that piece as a Martingale. Yes, for the chest on horse furniture. Regards, D.J.
Forum: General Topics. 11-05-21, 04:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 654
Posted By Artynut
Hoot, That was the best post in the thread. A...

Hoot, That was the best post in the thread. A real chuckle! D.J.
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 07-05-21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,564
Posted By Artynut
Thomas (fougrasse1940), you may be right in your...

Thomas (fougrasse1940), you may be right in your assumption re the “zig-zag” lines and what they represent. I tend to think you may be mistaking the fact that the zig-zag or “Lightning Flash” in a...
Forum: General Topics. 07-05-21, 01:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,466
Posted By Artynut
Two things I’ve stated in posts going back...

Two things I’ve stated in posts going back awhile, Global Shipping charges exorbitant rates. Global Shipping claims to look after import duties. I’m not the only one to state these facts here on the...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 07-05-21, 12:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 763
Posted By Artynut
“Manchester’s” memory is good! I’ll confirm with...

“Manchester’s” memory is good! I’ll confirm with a little extra provenance, if you go to my albums, look in “Head Dress badges of the Royal Artillery”, page 2,
pictures 62 & 63. Best regards, D.J.
Forum: General Topics. 06-05-21, 11:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 704
Posted By Artynut
There IS an interest in Indian Army militaria but...

There IS an interest in Indian Army militaria but it was and is such a huge country with a population many times that of the rest of all the commonwealth countries put together. It would be hard to...
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