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Forum: Headdress Today, 09:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 326
Posted By leigh kitchen
After they changed their name from Webb. I...

After they changed their name from Webb.
I still think of Harry as "Riff Pilchard" rather than Cliff.
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force Today, 04:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 45
Posted By leigh kitchen
Embroidered and metal versions shown on berets...

Embroidered and metal versions shown on berets here:

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=79362&highlight=Beret
Forum: Headdress Yesterday, 06:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 326
Posted By leigh kitchen
If the blue peak came to you as part of a...

If the blue peak came to you as part of a grouping then I feel that you should hang on to it, keep it together?
It's an Army Cadet Force item, worn by Cadets of many different regiments by the look...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 04:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 102
Posted By leigh kitchen
Crown over crossed telescope or gun barrel (or...

Crown over crossed telescope or gun barrel (or similar) and anchor?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 03:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 102
Posted By leigh kitchen
That's what it looks like to me, crown over...

That's what it looks like to me, crown over crossed anchors.
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force Yesterday, 01:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 71
Posted By leigh kitchen
Indeed it does, it looks like a "normal"...

Indeed it does, it looks like a "normal" unfinished badge, just a strange finish - I assume that OSD versions of the badge have never existed so what's the game with the 103 that someone has...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia Yesterday, 12:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 220
Posted By leigh kitchen
Oh yeah.

Oh yeah.
Forum: Headdress Yesterday, 12:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 326
Posted By leigh kitchen
I knew I'd seen the blue peak illustrated,...

I knew I'd seen the blue peak illustrated, mentioned somewhere but it took me a while to find the booklet I wanted -illustrated here worn by a WWII era Wiltshire ACF member:
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force Yesterday, 11:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 71
Posted By leigh kitchen
Ta - I should've come out of the app and sorted a...

Ta - I should've come out of the app and sorted a link.
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force Yesterday, 11:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 71
Posted By leigh kitchen
Found the link "Unusual Post 1953 Royal Air...

Found the link

"Unusual Post 1953 Royal Air Force RAF Officers Beret Badge - Bronze?"

".........an unusual example of the post 1953 officers beret badge. The metal looks to be more like bronze...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force Yesterday, 11:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 71
Posted By leigh kitchen
St Edwards Crown RAF Officers Bronzed Beret Badge.

I have a question about a badge sold on eBay a couple of days ago.
Unfortunately I havn't a link to the entry.

It was what appeared to be a RAF officers metal St Edward's Crown beret badge but...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia Yesterday, 08:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 220
Posted By leigh kitchen
Typo for 4th/1st Bn Herts Regt?

Typo for 4th/1st Bn Herts Regt?
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 13-08-20, 04:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 220
Posted By leigh kitchen
Isn't the "Reginald Bott" wording just a...

Isn't the "Reginald Bott" wording just a transparent panel adding the photographer's name to the print, rather than wording stencilled on a piece of kit?
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 13-08-20, 02:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 220
Posted By leigh kitchen
Hertfordshire Regiment?

Hertfordshire Regiment?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 13-08-20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 227
Posted By leigh kitchen
The badge shown in this thread and the one shown...

The badge shown in this thread and the one shown on eBay appear to me to be different ones, or am I missing something?
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 12-08-20, 05:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 285
Posted By leigh kitchen
Biro patented his pen in the 1930's though the...

Biro patented his pen in the 1930's though the ball point had been attempted before (I still habitually refer to a ballpoint pen as a "Biro" tho nobody nowadays seems to know what I mean).
Forum: General Topics. 12-08-20, 05:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 572
Posted By leigh kitchen
Agreed.

Agreed.
Forum: Off topic 11-08-20, 08:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 628
Posted By leigh kitchen
Sounds deserving of a rant.

Sounds deserving of a rant.
Forum: The Home Front 11-08-20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 187
Posted By leigh kitchen
Was not qualification for the 1939-45 Star a...

Was not qualification for the 1939-45 Star a requirement to qualify for the France & Germany Star?
Or have I got that 'round my neck?
Forum: General Topics. 11-08-20, 06:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 572
Posted By leigh kitchen
Crown reaffixed, I understand, lugs replaced,...

Crown reaffixed, I understand, lugs replaced, other than, perhaps, by glue or solder, I don't see the point, certainly if affixed in such a manner so as to disguise the fact that they're reaffixed or...
Forum: Headdress 11-08-20, 02:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 326
Posted By leigh kitchen
I saw the blue peak on a khaki Field Service Cap...

I saw the blue peak on a khaki Field Service Cap for sale about 20 years ago - but it was badged to The Welch Regiment.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 10-08-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 113
Posted By leigh kitchen
As do Mann's. St George's helmet and armour...

As do Mann's.

St George's helmet and armour as depicted on this badge are similar to that portrayed on St George in the crest of the post 1968 Royal Regiment of Fusiliers, not that I'm suggesting...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 09-08-20, 01:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 164
Posted By leigh kitchen
Century Embroidery and Printing ...

Century Embroidery and Printing
https://m.facebook.com/CenturyEmbroidery/photos/a.3151275128273253/3151276454939787/?type=3
https://centuryembroideryprinting.co.uk

The design is produced printed...
Forum: Headdress 08-08-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 109
Posted By leigh kitchen
Nice to see a FSC of that age, a new acquisition?...

Nice to see a FSC of that age, a new acquisition?
I like the OR's cap too.
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 07-08-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 78
Posted By leigh kitchen
Havn't seen those before - I have an idea the...

Havn't seen those before - I have an idea the American, possibly British military used plastic red star cap insignia and one time.
Interesting stuff.
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