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Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 30-09-20, 10:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 367
Posted By nbroadarrowz
Hi, Yes, the RNZAF air rank badges are the same...

Hi,
Yes, the RNZAF air rank badges are the same as those worn in the RAF and while I have photos of the cap I am looking for a badge by its self to show in the badge section.
Barry
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 29-09-20, 11:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 104
Posted By nbroadarrowz
Double size medical collar

Hi,
Has anyone ever seen or know anything about a Air Force medical collar badge that is twice the size of the standard badge. Kings Crown.
Thanks
Barry
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 29-09-20, 11:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 367
Posted By nbroadarrowz
Thanks to Jon I now have the chaplains badge...

Thanks to Jon I now have the chaplains badge image.

Still looking for the air rank cap badges.
Thanks
Barry
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 28-09-20, 04:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 367
Posted By nbroadarrowz
Photos of badges

Hi everyone,

I am writing a book on NZ Air Force Uniforms and Equipment 1923-1948 and I am looking for two badges to include.

Kings crown chaplains cap badge
Kings crown air rank cap badge.
...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 13-09-20, 08:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 242
Posted By nbroadarrowz
Thanks for these photos. I would be interested...

Thanks for these photos.
I would be interested to see photos of the badges being worn on the navy uniform if anyone has any.
Barry
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 12-09-20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 242
Posted By nbroadarrowz
Pattern 221A Badge

I am happy to have these new into my collection. Defensively Equipped Merchant Ships (D.E.M.S.)
Introduced under AFO 3210 of 15th July 1943...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 06-09-20, 09:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 496
Posted By nbroadarrowz
Hi James, I do recall that the second type of...

Hi James,
I do recall that the second type of badge that you show was worn during WW1 (now I think of it, this is the NZDC badge) and that I have noted it in two slightly different sizes (apart of...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 27-07-20, 12:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 592
Posted By nbroadarrowz
Admiralty Fleet Order 138 of 1914 ...

Admiralty Fleet Order 138 of 1914
Distinguishing Badges for R.N.V.R.
Badges have been approved and are worn by PO and men of the R.N.V.R.
Gunnery - single gun
Torpedo - single Torpedo
Engine...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 08-07-20, 01:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 184
Posted By nbroadarrowz
Officers Cap badge

Hi to all,
Has anyone seen pattern 47 Officer's cap badges constructed with a cardboard backing?
Thanks
Barry
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 25-06-20, 09:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 342
Posted By nbroadarrowz
This topic has been discussed before on the...

This topic has been discussed before on the forum.
https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=16316&highlight=jewel

Crowns with blue or red central jewels were made during WW1. It...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 24-06-20, 10:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 342
Posted By nbroadarrowz
Thanks for the official documentation of the...

Thanks for the official documentation of the 'jewels'.

Para 2 states 'There is a difference in practice as to the middle colour'.
To me this means that until the pattern was standardized (1921)...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 08-06-20, 10:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 192
Posted By nbroadarrowz
37 Battalion Pacific badge

Hi to all,
Has anyone seen this badge before?
I am interested to know if anyone has any information about this badge and the badge mentioned in Thomas/Lord as 37 Battalion being red/blue diamond...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 31-05-20, 09:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 378
Posted By nbroadarrowz
This is my 27th Battalion battle dress blouse. ...

This is my 27th Battalion battle dress blouse.
It is named and numbered. Also a souvenir booklet.
Barry
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 15-05-20, 08:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 197
Posted By nbroadarrowz
To add to the topic, I have this Victorian...

To add to the topic,
I have this Victorian button to the Royal Victorian Yacht Club.
With N R in the center, possible Naval Reserve.
From memory this is a Canadian button made by Firman.
Barry
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 07-05-20, 08:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 391
Posted By nbroadarrowz
Thank you for the addition information. Barry

Thank you for the addition information.
Barry
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 06-05-20, 08:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 391
Posted By nbroadarrowz
Thanks Marc. That would match these badges from...

Thanks Marc.
That would match these badges from the same collection.
Are these badges difficult to get and are they sort after?
Barry
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 06-05-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 391
Posted By nbroadarrowz
Mystery badge

Hi everyone,
Does anyone know what this badge is?
Thanks
Forum: New Zealand Badges 01-05-20, 08:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By nbroadarrowz
https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/GISH1...

https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/GISH19400314.2.175?items_per_page=10&page=2&phrase=2&query=F+G+Platt&snippet=true
Forum: New Zealand Badges 01-05-20, 08:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By nbroadarrowz
try this

https://www.aucklandmuseum.com/war-memorial/online-cenotaph/record/147519?n=platt&ordinal=13&from=%2Fwar-memorial%2Fonline-cenotaph%2Fsearch

Barry
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 27-03-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 236
Posted By nbroadarrowz
It is nice to see another 3/4 size beret badge...

It is nice to see another 3/4 size beret badge with the backing felt.
I posted my badge here.
https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=77321
Your smaller badge looks like it has...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 28-02-20, 10:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 258
Posted By nbroadarrowz
The badge may well be a trade sample? The...

The badge may well be a trade sample?

The notion of a 'New Zealand Pattern' eagle is new to me. I have about 6 different pattern eagles all from NZ service mans estates. I am currently researching...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 27-02-20, 02:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 258
Posted By nbroadarrowz
This is the rear of the badge in question.

This is the rear of the badge in question.
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 25-02-20, 10:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 258
Posted By nbroadarrowz
Thanks for your thoughts. The badge is not...

Thanks for your thoughts.
The badge is not being claimed by Australian collectors and neither is it a NZ badge.
Barry
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 24-02-20, 10:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 258
Posted By nbroadarrowz
W.A.A.F Shoulder title

Hi,
Can anyone date this title please. Or give anymore information?
Thanks
Barry
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 14-02-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By nbroadarrowz
Thanks for your thoughts Alex. My badge is 58...

Thanks for your thoughts Alex.
My badge is 58 mm across and has lugs for a split pin, so in my view it is for the beret.
With the the backing fabric in place it looks just like the other patterns...
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