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Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 17-08-19, 08:59 AM
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Views: 147
Posted By matti467
Is that a KC too ?

Is that a KC too ?
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 16-08-19, 10:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 670
Posted By matti467
Premier Drums were / are a well known maker in...

Premier Drums were / are a well known maker in Leicester, South Wigston until the factory went out of use and is niw a Wickes and or Aldi/Lidl
Forum: Headdress 16-08-19, 10:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 482
Posted By matti467
He has not replied to me yet

He has not replied to me yet
Forum: Headdress 16-08-19, 10:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 482
Posted By matti467
I have contacted himand asked him to keep going...

I have contacted himand asked him to keep going as the 'provenancs' make me chuckle
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 16-08-19, 09:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 606
Posted By matti467
Having had a grandfather who was a tank commander...

Having had a grandfather who was a tank commander in North Africa, the beret was a far better item of headgear.
Lack of oil stains on it too....
Forum: Other Militaria 14-08-19, 06:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 171
Posted By matti467
It would be tricky to drink from! It maybe for...

It would be tricky to drink from!
It maybe for baccy or just 'a jar' of decorative purpose
Forum: Other Militaria 14-08-19, 12:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 171
Posted By matti467
And my similar pewter pot. COst a bit more but I...

And my similar pewter pot. COst a bit more but I was in 41 Signal Squadron as a 17/18 year old
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 14-08-19, 09:46 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 29,639
Posted By matti467
Having reread the thread I can add the following....

Having reread the thread I can add the following.
The animal on the front is actually a wolf. Yes! Hard to belive but it is.
In the eraly 1980s it was discovered that the school did not, as it...
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 14-08-19, 09:37 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 29,639
Posted By matti467
No worries, my pleasure. I may even be...

No worries, my pleasure.
I may even be persuaded to part with it.
Forum: Other Militaria 13-08-19, 08:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 171
Posted By matti467
Being called Brandebourg would have been tricky...

Being called Brandebourg would have been tricky during WWI.
I am always curious about those territorials, whether WW1 or WW2 who carried on with the colours after the conflict was over.
I wonder...
Forum: Other Militaria 13-08-19, 03:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 171
Posted By matti467
Unlike the poor German lads of 1900 who were...

Unlike the poor German lads of 1900 who were called up and killed in vast numbers in the last 100 days.

I rather like it as it is a rare unit and often overlooked.
I paid 35 to save it from the...
Forum: Other Militaria 13-08-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 171
Posted By matti467
Thank you. He would have been on the cusp of...

Thank you. He would have been on the cusp of going overseas or not. My uncle Charles, born 1898, did go the France in April 1918 and managed to see out the end of the conflict.
Pte Foyle doubtless...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 13-08-19, 11:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 670
Posted By matti467
Pleasure Billy. side/snare drums often go for...

Pleasure Billy. side/snare drums often go for 400 plus
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 13-08-19, 10:35 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 29,639
Posted By matti467
Wilson's

For my parent's sins I am an Old Wilsonian.
I served in the RAF section of the CCF from 1981-1986
I half hinched the brass cap badge from the Army section hut in the Mid 80s, there were many lying...
Forum: Other Militaria 13-08-19, 10:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 171
Posted By matti467
Surrey RASC MT

I mentioned this a while ago but now have it back in my possession to show photos. At first sight it is a rather ordinary run of the mill cigarette case. On opening it is silver with a full hallmark...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 13-08-19, 09:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 670
Posted By matti467
Drums go for good money. Drums for certain...

Drums go for good money. Drums for certain regiments carry a premium. Four figures minimum in my limited and humble opinion.
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 12-08-19, 12:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 256
Posted By matti467
Welcome aboard Old Chap, if you thought the...

Welcome aboard Old Chap, if you thought the English eccentric or mad this site will prove we are
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 07-08-19, 10:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 328
Posted By matti467
In a word, horrid, I have seen nothing like it.

In a word, horrid, I have seen nothing like it.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 04-08-19, 08:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 179
Posted By matti467
Like you they leave me puzzled. The IY ones are a...

Like you they leave me puzzled. The IY ones are a minefield too. I have had IY badges and they are clearly good'uns however this is a hard badge to nail down.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 04-08-19, 07:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 179
Posted By matti467
This is another of those 'nightmare' yeomanry...

This is another of those 'nightmare' yeomanry badges that has had me betwixt and between for 30 years.
I have bought 'good ones' that might not be and overlooked dodgy ones that maybe.
There is a...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 04-08-19, 11:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 238
Posted By matti467
Top two sold

Top two sold
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 03-08-19, 06:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 173
Posted By matti467
Thanks to mod Mike I know the recipient had...

Thanks to mod Mike I know the recipient had neurathenia and hysteria, poor chap
Forum: General Topics. 03-08-19, 04:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 329
Posted By matti467
Thank you Mike I really appreciate that. ...

Thank you Mike I really appreciate that.
Concussion from firing heavy guns all day everyday ?
Forum: General Topics. 03-08-19, 01:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 329
Posted By matti467
Thank you Mike, much appreciated. Always good to...

Thank you Mike, much appreciated. Always good to have two pairs of eyes.
Forum: General Topics. 03-08-19, 12:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 329
Posted By matti467
Thank you, may even be a 6 ?

Thank you, may even be a 6 ?
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