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Forum: Arab Nations 20-10-20, 06:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 78
Posted By Chacal
Hi Paul I believe this is Libyan Police...

Hi Paul

I believe this is Libyan Police c.1950s but certainly post-WWII and pre-Ghaddafi.

Hope this helps

Graham
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-10-20, 06:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 146
Posted By Chacal
Hi Laurent The second is US Army 20th...

Hi Laurent

The second is US Army 20th Infantry Regiment. I can't find the first one, but the sphinx is used by US Army Intelligence units.

All the best

Graham
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-10-20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 182
Posted By Chacal
First one is WW2 US Army Japanese War Crimes...

First one is WW2 US Army Japanese War Crimes Trial.

Graham
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 09-10-20, 08:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,310
Posted By Chacal
United Kingdom Police insignia

Worn by an Inspector seconded from the Ministry of Defence Police to Kosovo some years ago.

Graham
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-10-20, 05:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By Chacal
Hey Laurent The third is USAF 2870th Ground...

Hey Laurent

The third is USAF 2870th Ground Electronic Engineering Installation Agency Squadron
...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 05-10-20, 05:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 812
Posted By Chacal
I don't know, this seems appropriate in these...

I don't know, this seems appropriate in these times:

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Lovely-Very-Rare-Vintage-Handmade-Lunatic-Asylum-Wooden-Sign/373249015523?hash=item56e75ffee3:g:9F0AAOSw3oVevUtI
...
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 19-09-20, 04:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 257
Posted By Chacal
Fantastic collection Dave, thanks for sharing. ...

Fantastic collection Dave, thanks for sharing.

Graham
Forum: Arab Nations 19-09-20, 06:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 166
Posted By Chacal
Hi Colin I've mislaid mine at present but...

Hi Colin

I've mislaid mine at present but I'm pretty sure I have this one as Jordan Public Security Force.

Graham
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 17-09-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 94
Posted By Chacal
Somalia Gendarmerie wall plaque

New arrival today: wall plaque for the Somalia Gendarmerie. It obviously post-dates the force by a number of years - the plastic wall mount on the reverse suggests any time from the 1960s to as late...
Forum: General Topics. 14-09-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 215
Posted By Chacal
A similar badge was discussed on this thread, it...

A similar badge was discussed on this thread, it seems the conclusion was that it is a souvenir combining Scottish themes but not belonging to anyone in particular (happy to be corrected if I'm...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 06-09-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 183
Posted By Chacal
Hi John I'm sorry, I don't recognise that...

Hi John

I'm sorry, I don't recognise that one, but I'll keep looking and let you know if I find out.

Graham
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 05-09-20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 183
Posted By Chacal
Wanted - WM Eastern Arabic Numerals used by Palestine Police etc.

Good afternoon

I am looking for white metal Eastern Arabic Numerals (viz. ٠ ١ ٢ ٣ ٤ ٥ ٦ ٧ ٨ ٩ ١٠) as used (in conjunction with Western Arabic numerals) as ‘collar’ numbers by the Palestine Police...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-09-20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 291
Posted By Chacal
I believe I have now ID'd #1 as a Tunisian...

I believe I have now ID'd #1 as a Tunisian Customs cap badge.

Still puzzling over #3.


Graham
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 29-08-20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 96
Posted By Chacal
Hi Laurent As Ian says, US Army - Nuclear...

Hi Laurent

As Ian says, US Army - Nuclear Reactor Shift Supervisor (Retired on 1 October 1990).

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Obsolete_badges_of_the_United_States_military

Graham
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 27-08-20, 08:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 291
Posted By Chacal
I believe I have now ID'd #2 as an older Benin...

I believe I have now ID'd #2 as an older Benin Police cap badge. :)
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 27-08-20, 05:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 291
Posted By Chacal
Thank you Laurent, much appreciated. I wasn't...

Thank you Laurent, much appreciated. I wasn't expecting that although there is a badge from Upper Volta in the batch so I probably shouldn't be surprised. :)

Thanks again

Graham
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 26-08-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 291
Posted By Chacal
Thank you for that suggestion Mike, it could...

Thank you for that suggestion Mike, it could explain the bee, as a symbol of industry, I'll look into it.

All the best

Graham
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 25-08-20, 05:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 291
Posted By Chacal
Excellent, thank you, much appreciated. ...

Excellent, thank you, much appreciated.

Graham
Forum: Military Buttons 24-08-20, 09:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 180
Posted By Chacal
That's it I'm afraid, I've only been collecting...

That's it I'm afraid, I've only been collecting Customs buttons since early last year. Whilst I'd like something from the Treaty Ports for my worldwide police collection any I've seen have been out...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-08-20, 07:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 291
Posted By Chacal
Thank you Dave :)

Thank you Dave :)
Forum: General Topics. 24-08-20, 07:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 131
Posted By Chacal
Hi Bill Just a thought: "Dr" - Driver? ...

Hi Bill

Just a thought: "Dr" - Driver?

Graham
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-08-20, 06:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 291
Posted By Chacal
Unidentified badges from former French colonies

Good evening

I recently received a group of mainly police/gendarmerie badges from countries formerly ruled by France. However these 6 remain unknown to me, so I’d be very grateful as always if...
Forum: Military Buttons 24-08-20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 158
Posted By Chacal
Hi Roy Lovely button. I regret I can't...

Hi Roy

Lovely button. I regret I can't answer either of your questions, but I can say there appears to be no mention of this unit in either volumes of British Colonial Badges, which suggests it...
Forum: Military Buttons 24-08-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 180
Posted By Chacal
Hi KS Thank you. Better photographs...

Hi KS

Thank you.

Better photographs attached:
L/H: brass or GM, 22.2mm, [S.W.SILVER & Co. / LONDON & / PORTSMOUTH].
R/H: brass, 22.8mm, no back-mark - convex back with 2 holes.

Hope this...
Forum: Military Buttons 23-08-20, 09:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 180
Posted By Chacal
Chinese Customs button

According to Google Translate they say "Customs".

Here are two I have, NFT/NFS.

The same design is still used in Taiwan.

All the best

Graham
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