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Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 02-10-20, 04:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 114
Posted By arnhem2280
Unusual gilt wing RNAS?

Hi,

Just wondered if anyone can help. I have just been going through some items that were in a box I have and found the attached image of some possibly RNAS wings. Can anyone give me a heads up as...
Forum: Military Buttons 02-10-20, 04:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 135
Posted By arnhem2280
Pontefract Volunteer button

Not in my line of collecting but in a box of my odd badges and other bits and pieces I recently went through I found this Pontefract Volunteers Button.
I have been on line but couldn't find...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 02-10-20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 169
Posted By arnhem2280
ME Commando cap badge

Just recently I have been going through some items that were in a box which I hadn't opened for some time and found the attached ME Commando cap badges. I am definitely not an expert on these but...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 29-09-20, 10:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 400
Posted By arnhem2280
The Polish beret with the badge on it looks very...

The Polish beret with the badge on it looks very nice. The other items not so.

Cheers

Arnhem
Forum: Headdress 18-09-20, 04:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 514
Posted By arnhem2280
Beret WW11 or postwar

There must be something I'm missing here. Does someone collect these berets and if so are they worth a lot of money which I doubt.

I presume it must be something Special Forces that's for sale....
Forum: Headdress 12-09-20, 10:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 514
Posted By arnhem2280
Just out of interest apart from the one comment...

Just out of interest apart from the one comment on the forum do you have any solid reasons for your suspicion ?

I'd be interested to hear.

Cheers

Arnhem
Forum: General Topics. 02-09-20, 09:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 94
Posted By arnhem2280
Ulster Volunteer Force

Hi

Is there anyone on the forum that collects items to the UVF. If so could you please pm me.

Cheers

Arnhem
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 07-07-20, 10:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,255
Posted By arnhem2280
LRDG badges

Interestingly no one seems able to 'nail their colours to the mast' on this, it would be nice to have some input from our resident doubters and experts .
It's one thing to make comments but clearly...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 05-07-20, 10:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,255
Posted By arnhem2280
A bit of a confusing riddle. Are you saying that...

A bit of a confusing riddle. Are you saying that the badge is not actually wartime
manufactured. If this is the case do you have any clues as to when it was manufactured and why ? If it was made...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 26-01-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,862
Posted By arnhem2280
LRDG

The attached is a photo of the badges made for the LRDG Association. There are a pair of them but I have only shown an image the rear of one of them.
These were made sometime pre 1975

Hopefully...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 30-12-19, 06:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 809
Posted By arnhem2280
4 Commando pair

The images have gone is there any chance of seeing them again
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 29-10-19, 11:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 532
Posted By arnhem2280
C&T LRDG slip on? Opinions

Although It would be absolutely correct to say the slip on which is the subject of this thread is not the real deal, it is not in my experience fair to say that all auctioneers are bad. After all...
Forum: Cavalry and Armoured Units 09-10-19, 02:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 551
Posted By arnhem2280
V111 Recce

Hi

I have one of these in my collection and have always wondered why the detail on the front is completely polished out.

Is there any reason for this. Any ideas anyone I'd really like to know....
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-10-19, 02:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,720
Posted By arnhem2280
Post WW2 SAS Jungle hat

The obvious thing about this, is that the SAS never fought in the Far East during WW2. Their first operations in that area were in the early 1950's during the Malayan conflict. At that stage they...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 25-07-19, 11:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 961
Posted By arnhem2280
Some titles

Attached several SAS Regiment titles I have collected over the years. The top two are identical and look to have been in a bundle at some stage.

I'm no expert on these titles and am presuming that...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 24-05-19, 12:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,499
Posted By arnhem2280
I have seen a few of these that are original and...

I have seen a few of these that are original and none of them look like this. I appreciate they were theatre made and probably by a number of tailors but none of the ones I have seen or handled...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 07-03-19, 08:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,551
Posted By arnhem2280
SAS beige beret

If it isn't one of the ones that were sold on ebay I'll be amazed. I did save all the photos of both berets on my computer and they were on the same glass heads if I remember rightly. I'll check...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 07-03-19, 04:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,551
Posted By arnhem2280
SAS Beige beret

Just noticed that one of the two beige coloured berets that appeared on ebay last year has turned up on a dealers site recently.
I can't find the original thread that was on the forum about the two...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 01-02-19, 03:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 742
Posted By arnhem2280
Guards LRDG Blazer Badge

Just found the attached blazer badge amongst some other items on a junk stall.

Thought I'd post it as it is probably a one off.

Cheers

Arnhem
Forum: The Home Front 25-01-19, 11:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 925
Posted By arnhem2280
Home Guard Auxilliaries

A number of members of the 'Auxnits' joined both 1 and 2 SAS in 1944 as a result of a recruiting campaign in the UK by the SAS when they returned to the UK in early 1944. Almost the entire Dorset...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 29-11-18, 01:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 403
Posted By arnhem2280
LRDG in Albania

One of their officers Captain C J D Jackson was awarded an MBE which was downgraded from a George Cross for his efforts in attempting to rescue two of his men from a river during a patrol in Albania....
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 18-11-18, 10:39 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,765
Posted By arnhem2280
Major R S croot

That tells you something when suddenly there's no returns. The previous buyer had a lucky escape.

Cheers

Arnhem
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 18-11-18, 09:36 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,765
Posted By arnhem2280
Major R S Croot

I noticed that the box and slip that is the subject of this thread is back on ebay.

Cheers

Arnhem
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 08-11-18, 02:52 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,765
Posted By arnhem2280
Major R S Croot

Is it possible to post an image of the rear of the condolence slip ?

Cheers

Arnhem
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 08-11-18, 02:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 764
Posted By arnhem2280
Border Regt prtd authentic

Purely on the basis that these titles are post WW2 and were authorised to both the S. Staffs and Border Regt in recognition of their involvement in Op Market Garden I would say that they are not, in...
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