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Forum: General Topics. Today, 02:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 261
Posted By dragon166
Sorry 3dg but I don't know the answer. It would...

Sorry 3dg but I don't know the answer. It would seem that the organisation was formed as the Soldiers and Airmens Christian Association at the birth of the RAF. They then amalgamated with the Army...
Forum: General Topics. Today, 12:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 261
Posted By dragon166
The full title is now - SOLDIERS' AND AIRMEN'S...

The full title is now - SOLDIERS' AND AIRMEN'S SCRIPTURE READERS ASSOCIATION. I think the ASR badge is a throwback to the original Army Scripture Readers but has continued in use for all. The...
Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 06:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 261
Posted By dragon166
Here are some pics of the RAF versions. Dave

Here are some pics of the RAF versions.
Dave
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 03-03-21, 10:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 146
Posted By dragon166
I'd say it is a blazer badge. Dave

I'd say it is a blazer badge.
Dave
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 02-03-21, 10:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 120
Posted By dragon166
A very nice looking wing, especially with the...

A very nice looking wing, especially with the colouring remaining true to the RAF wings. It is not one I have seen before. The only wings that have previously been attributed to ASR are shown...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 24-02-21, 06:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 120
Posted By dragon166
It is a RAF badge, arm badge for NCO Aircrew worn...

It is a RAF badge, arm badge for NCO Aircrew worn above stripes by FS and Sgt and on the lower arm by master Aircrew. It is worn as a pair, one left facing and one right facing and has been in use...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-02-21, 04:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 119
Posted By dragon166
Here is a pic of the ribbon Alex. Dave

Here is a pic of the ribbon Alex.
Dave
Forum: Headdress 23-02-21, 12:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 361
Posted By dragon166
Looks like a Canadian Air Force Officers hat...

Looks like a Canadian Air Force Officers hat badge, due to the eagle shape.
Dave
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-02-21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 225
Posted By dragon166
Terry, your pictured badge is the official badge...

Terry, your pictured badge is the official badge for a Paramedic. Seee the attached pic.
Dave
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 10-02-21, 10:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 160
Posted By dragon166
I think the seller must have a fetish for the Air...

I think the seller must have a fetish for the Air Ministry Wardens!!!!
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 09-02-21, 08:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 165
Posted By dragon166
I think this is part of a RAF officers FS cap...

I think this is part of a RAF officers FS cap badge = missing the crown. If it was a RNAS eagle it would have three fixing pillars not two. As for it being a pathfinder eagle it would only have...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 08-02-21, 11:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,001
Posted By dragon166
Many different tailors supplied RAF Officers with...

Many different tailors supplied RAF Officers with their uniforms with many of these tailors manufacturing the badges. This is why there are so many variations. They sometimes have larger crowns,...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 07-02-21, 12:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,001
Posted By dragon166
Whilst your idea about the eagle being replaced...

Whilst your idea about the eagle being replaced would be feasible if the hat badge was a one off, this is not the case. Firstly, the eagle is a totally different pattern to those used for arm eagles...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 29-01-21, 01:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 731
Posted By dragon166
I think this is the same die as the item you...

I think this is the same die as the item you originally posted but with the lugs replaced by the pin. Still a fake and nothing like the known real items as shown in the posts above. The originals...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 17-01-21, 01:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 580
Posted By dragon166
I have rotated it for you.

I have rotated it for you.
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 14-01-21, 10:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 205
Posted By dragon166
Yes Laurent it is a WRAF rank brooch for use on...

Yes Laurent it is a WRAF rank brooch for use on Mess Dress. See attached.
Dave
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 11-01-21, 01:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 285
Posted By dragon166
They both look OK to me although the RAF item...

They both look OK to me although the RAF item does not look like a British made version - possibly Canadian made. The metal colour seems a little bright and the reverse detail is not as crisp as I...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 10-01-21, 02:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 239
Posted By dragon166
No it is not for the British UAS they only wore...

No it is not for the British UAS they only wore cloth identifiers - possibly Australian?

Dave
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 02-01-21, 10:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 196
Posted By dragon166
I don't think that is a stylised Kris, it looks...

I don't think that is a stylised Kris, it looks more like a ceremonial trumpet with a banner hanging from it.
Dave
Forum: Air Force (RCAF and CAF) 29-12-20, 10:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By dragon166
Very modern construction, they could have been...

Very modern construction, they could have been made yesterday!!
Dave
Forum: General Topics. 24-12-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 787
Posted By dragon166
Have a safe Merry Christmas and hopefully we will...

Have a safe Merry Christmas and hopefully we will all have a better 2021.
Dave
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 22-12-20, 10:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 387
Posted By dragon166
Hi Graham If this was a RN badge it would...

Hi Graham
If this was a RN badge it would definately be pre 1920/21, when the central jewel changed to blue instead of red. With RAF badges I don't believe there was such a strict demarkation. ...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 21-12-20, 09:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 258
Posted By dragon166
faubourg In regard to your initial comment,...

faubourg
In regard to your initial comment, there were no special cap badges for the RAF Reserves. They all wore the same standard cap badge as regular officers. They were distinguished by wearing...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 19-12-20, 12:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 384
Posted By dragon166
It would be much better if you can obtain a...

It would be much better if you can obtain a picture. Warren Carroll did say something about a red wreath issue being awarded by one of the Canadian EFTS schools so the pic would go a long way to...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-12-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 156
Posted By dragon166
They are all British Royal Navy. Here is a link...

They are all British Royal Navy. Here is a link to help you identify them all;
https://www.naval-history.net/WW2aaRN-PayTables00Ranks-Badges.htm
Gold wire badges were worn on the best uniform, red...
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