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Forum: General Topics. 10-09-19, 05:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 144
Posted By Mike H
Thank you both. Keith ,I take it that this...

Thank you both.
Keith ,I take it that this will be the final Guelphic crown belt plate then?
Forum: General Topics. 09-09-19, 08:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 144
Posted By Mike H
Parkyn Belt Plate book

Does anybody have a copy of the above book ? Does it have the different Rifle Brigade belt plates in it ?
I'd like ,if possible for somebody to date this Rifle Brigade belt plate for me.
The battle...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 09-09-19, 08:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 430
Posted By Mike H
Andrew,I go past the...

Andrew,I go past the Leicestershire/Northamptonshire company location in Corby a bit. This is one of the now 3 Royal Anglian companies,the noticeboard outside shows the blue,red and yellow flash upon...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 02-09-19, 06:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,073
Posted By Mike H
I have a silver on rifle green commando dagger...

I have a silver on rifle green commando dagger badge that I was given . It was made by the Garrison Tailor in Bulford. There isn't a general issue version of the badge.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 02-09-19, 05:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 615
Posted By Mike H
Hi Toby, there are 4 buglers cloth badges that...

Hi Toby, there are 4 buglers cloth badges that are just SCLI.
Each uses the SCLI bugle horn with crown ,all are green on maize and each has the bugle backed in red.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 01-09-19, 06:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 127
Posted By Mike H
If you have a copy or access to the KRH issue of...

If you have a copy or access to the KRH issue of the Regiment magazine,its clearly illustrated. Theres an image of an attached RAF officer,red trousers,brown jumper and grey/blue cap looks ..... well...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 31-08-19, 09:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 615
Posted By Mike H
The size that you usually associate with No2...

The size that you usually associate with No2 dress Marc,rather than the larger battledress size. Dimensions to follow .
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 31-08-19, 03:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 615
Posted By Mike H
That would explain why some of the older trade...

That would explain why some of the older trade badges appear in the smaller size. I have "R" in the smaller size in black on red.
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 30-08-19, 06:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 287
Posted By Mike H
Note the crimp mark at the top of the slider. Not...

Note the crimp mark at the top of the slider. Not a good sign.
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 29-08-19, 07:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 287
Posted By Mike H
Here you go Luke. Blank slider

Here you go Luke.
Blank slider
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 29-08-19, 06:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 190
Posted By Mike H
For Sale or Swap

I have a number of spare rank slides for sale or swap.
All are priced at 2 plus postage.
A bulk order will attract a discount.
I'm also willing to swop for any slides or trade badges I'm looking...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 29-08-19, 06:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 287
Posted By Mike H
I have an image of the example that was in my...

I have an image of the example that was in my collection. I'll post it for you later on Luke.
You have brought something up there Luke,mentioning cast badges. I read an article somewhere that said...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 28-08-19, 08:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 287
Posted By Mike H
The silver badge is to the Berkshire Territorials...

The silver badge is to the Berkshire Territorials not the Yeomanry.Looks like its had lugs on at some point . The slider looks wrong,I'm sure the slidered version is usually blank.
The arm badge is...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 27-08-19, 04:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 258
Posted By Mike H
It could be the feathers worn between the crown...

It could be the feathers worn between the crown and globe and laurel by the Royal Marines Band Portsmouth.
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 21-08-19, 07:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,570
Posted By Mike H
I have positive evidence that St Benedicts does...

I have positive evidence that St Benedicts does exist in a/a . I've handled the badge and am 100% certain its correct.

A little more on Alan's post on St Edmund's CCF. There are lugged examples...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 21-08-19, 07:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,570
Posted By Mike H
The Staffs badge was anodised on Zinc and is...

The Staffs badge was anodised on Zinc and is really heavy. Much more than a new metal badge let alone aluminium.
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 21-08-19, 06:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 617
Posted By Mike H
The RDG badge in the lot is definitely new metal....

The RDG badge in the lot is definitely new metal. If you look closely,the north section of the cross is unenamelled. It will be from a batch that LB & B made. Sliders are marked.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 16-08-19, 11:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 213
Posted By Mike H
Some great images. I wonder if the pipe majors...

Some great images.
I wonder if the pipe majors of 2 and 4 Scots have to have a certain size bicep to allow for the size of the arm badges ?
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 16-08-19, 07:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 334
Posted By Mike H
If you mean the ones that are mounted on a red...

If you mean the ones that are mounted on a red card( I'm on my phone not desktop). Then the collars shown are ORs collars to the Mercian Volunteers as are the buttons by the look of them.
Hope this...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 15-08-19, 07:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 334
Posted By Mike H
David, a couple of things. The collars are to...

David, a couple of things.
The collars are to Sqn pattern . So Warwick and Worcs,Staffs and Shrops.
There are 2 anodized cap badges,one with a gold Saxon crown the other silver. Also there is a...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 11-08-19, 04:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 160
Posted By Mike H
The Black Watch pattern was also worn by the...

The Black Watch pattern was also worn by the Royal Highland Fusiliers.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 11-08-19, 04:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 208
Posted By Mike H
Thanks Alex.

Thanks Alex.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 11-08-19, 06:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 369
Posted By Mike H
You will know him then.

You will know him then.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 10-08-19, 02:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 208
Posted By Mike H
Unfortunately,theres no enamel disc Alex. What...

Unfortunately,theres no enamel disc Alex. What sort of age is it ?
Theres a mark behind the centre,it could be 2 scratches or possibly an 11.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 10-08-19, 11:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 208
Posted By Mike H
Opinions please,Scots Guards Officers Star

Not my area but picked this up at a decent price ,i hope. There is any maker marks that I can see.
What do the more learned think on it ?
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