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Forum: Army Yesterday, 03:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 48
Posted By Home Guard
Nice badge there and I agree someone put some...

Nice badge there and I agree someone put some work into making it. I wonder how wearing it was received?

Terry
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. Yesterday, 03:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 487
Posted By Home Guard
Might be way off, but the numbers on the badge in...

Might be way off, but the numbers on the badge in the initial post look to be more home done than by what I've normally seen on numbered lapel badges. Almost like it was done with a drill and a small...
Forum: General Topics. 18-05-22, 09:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 146
Posted By Home Guard
Yes, and still have a few areas I would like to...

Yes, and still have a few areas I would like to collect, but my funds don't always agree! Several have just sort of evolved - UN, NAFFI, Flags patches, brassards and RBL-WS as examples. But all true...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 18-05-22, 03:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 487
Posted By Home Guard
Are they wearing a medal on the left chest pocket...

Are they wearing a medal on the left chest pocket area? If so, can anyone tell which, and if not what is it?

Thanks,

Terry
Forum: Other Militaria 17-05-22, 05:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 123
Posted By Home Guard
Very nice!!! Those have to be hard to come by. ...

Very nice!!! Those have to be hard to come by.

Terry
Forum: Other Military Topics 16-05-22, 04:41 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 26,737
Posted By Home Guard
Always interesting! Are the QARANC pins hard to...

Always interesting! Are the QARANC pins hard to come by? Might have to look for one if they're not over the moon.

Terry
Forum: General Topics. 16-05-22, 02:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 348
Posted By Home Guard
Thank you all! Terry

Thank you all!

Terry
Forum: General Topics. 16-05-22, 01:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 348
Posted By Home Guard
A Special Thanks

I have pondered long over posting this thread, but feel that this forum and the people on it deserve credit due. For the first time in three years my wife is not facing a major medical situation....
Forum: General Topics 15-05-22, 05:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,902
Posted By Home Guard
Great thread. I like buckles too and have only a...

Great thread. I like buckles too and have only a few, but for units I like or those given to me by the person who wore them. I am planning a display with my wartime BRCS/Nurse buckle as the...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 12-05-22, 03:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 322
Posted By Home Guard
I know the feeling of finally finding and getting...

I know the feeling of finally finding and getting a much desired badge! Congrats.

I notice they both have the flat topped shield, which makes me think that is common with the badges that have...
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 11-05-22, 06:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 12,166
Posted By Home Guard
Many thanks Alan! very helpful for me! Terry

Many thanks Alan! very helpful for me!

Terry
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 11-05-22, 04:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 283
Posted By Home Guard
A lovely piece for sure. Could it be a formation...

A lovely piece for sure. Could it be a formation badge sewn to the shoulder of the tunic?

Terry
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 11-05-22, 04:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 12,166
Posted By Home Guard
A little unrelated, but reading through this...

A little unrelated, but reading through this thread brings a question I have been wondering about.

Although I don't collect school cadet program badges I do have items from the three schools...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 11-05-22, 03:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 354
Posted By Home Guard
I cannot say anything about it originality, but I...

I cannot say anything about it originality, but I would think it was presented to a marine who participated in the Zeebrugge Raid. One thing does stand out and that is the engraved plaque has part of...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 10-05-22, 05:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 194
Posted By Home Guard
TC, the one I picked up at the local show has a...

TC, the one I picked up at the local show has a flat topped shield, which I hadn't noticed when I bought it. The one in my collection is a rounded topped shield. Not sure if that means anything...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 10-05-22, 05:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 194
Posted By Home Guard
Excellent post! I just looked it with a...

Excellent post! I just looked it with a magnifying glass. The back of mine is detailed and does have the letters in the scroll on the back, However, there are three braze holes and the one in the...
Forum: General Topics. 10-05-22, 04:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 398
Posted By Home Guard
Yes, an excellent question and one I've asked...

Yes, an excellent question and one I've asked myself many times. I am quite happy with a single, and due to funds restrictions that is more accessible for me. However, if I get a set/matched pair I...
Forum: Other Militaria 10-05-22, 04:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 299
Posted By Home Guard
Very nice!!! I only have a repro of it, but have...

Very nice!!! I only have a repro of it, but have always thought it a great medal! Mine was given to me by a fellow who was a standard bearer n one of the re-enactments of the battle, and was...
Forum: Other Military Topics 09-05-22, 10:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 104
Posted By Home Guard
I agree, very nice!!! Terry

I agree, very nice!!!

Terry
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-05-22, 09:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 229
Posted By Home Guard
Perhaps Indian Armored Corps? Terry

Perhaps Indian Armored Corps?

Terry
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 07-05-22, 06:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 668
Posted By Home Guard
Thanks ThursdayChris, My badge also has braze...

Thanks ThursdayChris, My badge also has braze holes, so until identified otherwise, I will consider it a good badge.

You can see, although the pictures are pretty awful, the badge I am talking...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 07-05-22, 04:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 668
Posted By Home Guard
This may be a little off topic, but I have a...

This may be a little off topic, but I have a question about Cambridgeshire cap badges, which seeing the various collar badges makes me want to ask. The collar badges seem to have a flat topped...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 07-05-22, 03:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 530
Posted By Home Guard
Bc, Can't say anything about the backing to your...

Bc, Can't say anything about the backing to your Borders badge, I just like it. The badge I have just has a small red piece of felt behind the central voided area, so I've hung on to it for that...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 06-05-22, 11:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 530
Posted By Home Guard
Can't offer any advice re the badges as they are...

Can't offer any advice re the badges as they are out of my area. But, I do love the Border Regt. red backing!!!

Terry
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-05-22, 10:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 150
Posted By Home Guard
As Ian mentioned, I suspect it is a WW2 collar...

As Ian mentioned, I suspect it is a WW2 collar badge made for the US troops in he UK prior to D-Day. British made American badges and patches are very desirable over here.

Terry
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