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Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 03-11-20, 12:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By Boes92
Thanks for the feedback! I got some more...

Thanks for the feedback!

I got some more info. It came together with this one, from a legacy, in the Netherlands. That's all I could find out.

The backside of this one looks like it's been...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 01-11-20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By Boes92
Parachute wing original?

Gentlemen,

Any thoughts on this parachute qualification wing? Original or reproduction?

Thanks in advance for any comments.

Bas
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 23-10-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 262
Posted By Boes92
Paul, Thanks for pointing me in the right...

Paul,

Thanks for pointing me in the right direction. It is indeed Belgian; Air Force/Navy para wing for (formerly) parachute qualificatied personnel. Probably from the 60s or 70s.

Cheers

Bas
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 20-10-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 262
Posted By Boes92
RAF or Far East wing?

Gentlemen,

I just got this in today. A pretty small para qualification wing, background fabric is dark blue. Not sure whether it's RAF or maybe a Far East wing? I'm happy to receive any comments....
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 07-07-20, 06:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 503
Posted By Boes92
Gents, many thanks for the info and...

Gents,

many thanks for the info and compliments, it will take its rightful place in the Korps Insulinde display!

Bas
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 23-06-20, 10:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 888
Posted By Boes92
Great looking badge!

Great looking badge!
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 18-06-20, 12:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 888
Posted By Boes92
Hi Jon, this is the badge worn by Dutch...

Hi Jon,

this is the badge worn by Dutch volunteers coming from South Africa. They served in the regular Prinses Irene Brigade and also No 10 I-A Commando (No 2 Dutch Troop). It represents a...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 18-06-20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 503
Posted By Boes92
British East Indies? WW II parachute wing

Here I have a (British?) parachute wing coming from an old Dutch collection. This type is unknown to me. Could be coming from the special ops unit that operated, from Ceylon, in the Dutch East...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 25-02-19, 08:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 391
Posted By Boes92
Ok great, thank you for the quick response! ...

Ok great, thank you for the quick response!

Bas
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 24-02-19, 09:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 391
Posted By Boes92
Winged dagger (Special Air Service?) badges

Gents,

these winged dagger badges, to which country or unit do they belong...?

Bas
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 13-01-19, 09:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 763
Posted By Boes92
Ok thanks for the comment Luc

Ok thanks for the comment Luc
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 11-01-19, 06:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 763
Posted By Boes92
Great thanks gentlemen, much obliged!

Great thanks gentlemen, much obliged!
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 31-12-18, 04:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 763
Posted By Boes92
Thanks Paul, makes sense. If there are any...

Thanks Paul, makes sense. If there are any reference photos out there that would be great.

Bas
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 29-12-18, 09:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 763
Posted By Boes92
Thanks Jon for the feedback. That leaves the...

Thanks Jon for the feedback.

That leaves the SOE wing.. Anyone?
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 27-12-18, 04:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 763
Posted By Boes92
Force 136 wings?

Gents,

a friend of mine has acquired a WW II HBT overall with these 2 wings.
One of the wings is attached to the overall with buttons.

Can anyone identify if these wings, to my knowledge...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 20-05-18, 04:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 395
Posted By Boes92
Thanks for the feedback. The search continues..

Thanks for the feedback. The search continues..
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 19-05-18, 10:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 395
Posted By Boes92
Another two Jedburgh wings...

Gentlemen,

two SF/Jedburgh wings. I consider the top one as a repro for sure. The bottom one is supposedly French, but I have my doubts...

Kindly request some feedback.

Boes
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 25-03-18, 07:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 479
Posted By Boes92
Thanks for the info gentlemen. These titles came...

Thanks for the info gentlemen. These titles came from a No. 2 Dutch Troop veteran. He was trained in Achnacarry in 1944/1945. Unfortunately there is no info on how or where he came across these...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 25-03-18, 10:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 479
Posted By Boes92
Commando titles WW II?

These titles came from a WW II commando vet, but are they really authentic WW II?

Thanks for any replies.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 03-06-15, 08:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,411
Posted By Boes92
Roger that. I'm no expert on British WW II wings...

Roger that. I'm no expert on British WW II wings and/or SOE, but I'd agree, doesn't look like the real deal.
Thank you for the feedback, much appreciated.

Boes
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 02-06-15, 06:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,411
Posted By Boes92
UK SOE parachute wing???

Gentlemen,

any information on this parachute wing?

It is offered to me as a UK WW II parawing, related to SOE.....
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 12-05-15, 08:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 520
Posted By Boes92
Ok roger that, thanks for the reply! Boes

Ok roger that, thanks for the reply!

Boes
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 11-05-15, 05:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 520
Posted By Boes92
Jedburgh / Special Forces wing

Gentlemen,

another example of a Jedburgh / Special Forces wing. Doesn't look like one of the variants known to be genuine, but I'd rather be on the safe side before I let it pass. Any opinions...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 16-04-15, 09:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,066
Posted By Boes92
Thanks for all the info, also means I have to get...

Thanks for all the info, also means I have to get my hands on both versions!
Still looking for the printed one..

Boes
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 14-04-15, 08:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,066
Posted By Boes92
Commando Brigade painted versions

Gentlemen,

as far as I know there are two versions of the 'painted' Commando Brigade badge (as shown on the pictures,with red and blue backing). Is there any more info on why these different...
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