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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-06-18, 08:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 215
Posted By navyfred
Nice badge

Your rather nice badge is a Guard Leader on Duty badge of the VOKhR. This is a civilian state guards organisition. The organisation existed in the soviet era and I think continues today.

There is...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 08-06-18, 06:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 539
Posted By navyfred
I have the cap !

Alex,

It is interesting as I have what looks like an Admirals cap with silver bullion 'oakleaf' embroidery but no cap badge. I'm not able to get to it at the moment but will post a picture as soon...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 13-04-18, 07:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 258
Posted By navyfred
White 'title'

It is possible that this could be simply a plain white curved badge worn by upper yardsmen. These were naval ratings chosen as Officer candidates and wore this through the process. Unfortunately I do...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 18-03-18, 09:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 288
Posted By navyfred
Jon, PM sent. Regards fred

Jon,

PM sent.

Regards
fred
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 13-03-18, 04:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 174
Posted By navyfred
RNAS badge ?

I've just seen an Officer's RNAS cap badge on ebay ( item 123014695667).
I have never seen a pre 1920's badge with a central jewel to the crown in blue. All I have seen are red. Any thoughts would...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 02-03-18, 05:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 595
Posted By navyfred
Thanks Bob. Regards fred

Thanks Bob. Regards fred
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 02-03-18, 09:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 595
Posted By navyfred
I was fortunate to have my pick of an old...

I was fortunate to have my pick of an old collection of anodised badges . I took out the ones I was missing and have sold the rest. It looks as though the original collector dealer had access to...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 14-02-18, 11:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,121
Posted By navyfred
A superb item ! It is an old tradition of ships...

A superb item ! It is an old tradition of ships visiting foreign ports to show the flag of the nation visited (known as a courtesy flag).I humbly suggest that this tally was designed as such...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-01-18, 05:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 199
Posted By navyfred
Marc, Many thanks. That makes sense. ...

Marc,

Many thanks. That makes sense.

Regards
fred
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-01-18, 07:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 199
Posted By navyfred
European badge ID ?

I am sure that this is European but can anyone be more precise ?
Many thanks fred
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-01-18, 02:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By navyfred
Thank you both.Regards fred

Thank you both.Regards fred
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-01-18, 12:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By navyfred
Help please to identify XV formation badge

Dear All,

I picked these up a couple of days ago.I can identify the top badge as the 48th ( South Midland) Infantry Division.Can someone please help with identifying the XV badge below....
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 04-10-17, 04:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 704
Posted By navyfred
Its nice to see that someone else has the same...

Its nice to see that someone else has the same problem identigying these 'cap' badges. I have two and like yours they have pin holes where they have been sewn to something.

I agree that they...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 29-09-17, 06:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By navyfred
Thanks all for your help. Regards fred

Thanks all for your help.

Regards
fred
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 28-09-17, 09:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By navyfred
IV Hussars cap or collar?

Could someone please help. I bought this OSD badge but I'm unsure if it is a cap badge or collar. It is the same size as a cap badge (42mm) but has lugs. All the collar badges I have seen to the...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-09-17, 07:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 295
Posted By navyfred
Thanks to all. The material is old and not man...

Thanks to all. The material is old and not man made fibre. They are more likely to be WW1 than modern but the fact that the white has been blancoed makes me think they are probably WW2.

Regards...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-09-17, 04:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 295
Posted By navyfred
Thanks both. Regards fred

Thanks both.
Regards
fred
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-09-17, 10:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 295
Posted By navyfred
Thanks Alan. The quest continues! Regards fred

Thanks Alan. The quest continues!
Regards fred
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-09-17, 09:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 295
Posted By navyfred
Blue and white diamonds

Does anyone have any ideas on these. I think they are either 13th/18th Hussars or Royal Signals but not sure. Interestingly the white area has traces of white blanco as I have seen on WW2 to...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 17-08-17, 01:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 277
Posted By navyfred
Peter, Many thanks.I will pass this on. ...

Peter,

Many thanks.I will pass this on.

Regards
fred
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 17-08-17, 07:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 277
Posted By navyfred
Any help with this one ?

I was asked if I could identify this badge at the weekend. It looked familiar but could not find it in any of my books when I returned home. Any help would be appreciated.
Many thanks fred
Forum: General Topics. 26-07-17, 08:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 531
Posted By navyfred
Hello Khyber, I'm UK based.I have quite a...

Hello Khyber,

I'm UK based.I have quite a wide collecting interest and do buy a lot on eBay. I tend to think about where items are likely to be found before I buy. I entirely agree that Indian...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 10-07-17, 09:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 238
Posted By navyfred
Dave, Thank you very much. I'd have probably...

Dave,

Thank you very much. I'd have probably taken a few years to work that one out !!! I'm glad I asked.

Regards
fred
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 10-07-17, 08:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 238
Posted By navyfred
Unknown cap badge

Any ideas ?
Thanks for looking
Regards fred
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 26-06-17, 09:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 273
Posted By navyfred
Thanks gents for your thoughts. Regards fred

Thanks gents for your thoughts.
Regards fred
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