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Forum: Military Buttons Yesterday, 07:30 PM
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Posted By Roy
Smile The Devil 'Really' Is In The Detail

Hi Gents,

Earlier I posted my spare Royal Lincolnshire Militia button for trade (which I have now withdrawn). When photographing it and on closer inspection I noted that both buttons seemed...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted Yesterday, 06:56 PM
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Views: 75
Posted By Roy
Rare Militia Button To Trade

PLEASE INGORE AND OR REMOVE.

MY APOLOGIES GENTS, IN A CLOSER LOOK I JUST FOUND OUT A VERY SLIGHT DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THIS BUTTON AND THE OHTER EXAMPLE I HAVE, SO WILL REMOVE MY OFFER OF TRADE AND...
Forum: Military Buttons 04-07-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 71
Posted By Roy
Thanks mate, 21 days and nearly 7,000 miles,...

Thanks mate,

21 days and nearly 7,000 miles, what I call a real road trip.

Pic attached for fun, taken 11,000 feet up in the Rocky Mountains.

Cheerio,

Roy
Forum: Military Buttons 04-07-20, 06:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 71
Posted By Roy
Make that 'three'...:) Just found this...

Make that 'three'...:)

Just found this beauty, which I'm in the middle of photographing and cataloguing as I write.

Cheerio,

Roy
Forum: Military Buttons 04-07-20, 05:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 71
Posted By Roy
Leeds Local Militia Buttons

Hi Gents,

I've finally gotten around to addition 'two' Local Militia Buttons to my album both of Leeds interest.

Cheerio,

Roy
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 28-04-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 122
Posted By Roy
Hi Tim & Rob, Thanks for that chaps, all...

Hi Tim & Rob,

Thanks for that chaps, all great info,

Yes Rob, happy to share a full scan with you. Drop me an email at royshadbolt@.com

Cheers,

Roy
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 28-04-20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 122
Posted By Roy
WW2 Despatch Rider Photo

Hi Gents,

I wanted to share this great little WWII Despatch Rider photo I picked up recently. Rare to find one with such a clear image from this period.

Sadly no insignia visible, aside from...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 25-04-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 539
Posted By Roy
Very 'very' nice indeed mate. I like the...

Very 'very' nice indeed mate.

I like the addition of the occasional period photo, it really brings it to live.

Well done.

Cheerio,

Roy
Forum: Other Military Topics 24-04-20, 02:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 73
Posted By Roy
Falklans Commemorative F-S Raffle

Hi Gents,

I'm running and Easter Raffle on my website, so thought I would share details here on the off chance it may be of interest.

Feel free to check out the link.

...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 18-04-20, 10:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 301
Posted By Roy
Hey Phil, Grand to hear from you old pal. ...

Hey Phil,

Grand to hear from you old pal.

Doing okay, plenty of home cooking, wine, movies and tinkering with my Triumph or Jeep..:)

Stay safe mate.

Cheers,
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 17-04-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 301
Posted By Roy
Yes, thanks for posting that link. Gosh...

Yes, thanks for posting that link.

Gosh that's nice.

Cheerio,

Roy
Forum: Military Buttons 17-04-20, 02:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 232
Posted By Roy
Very nice indeed gents, I find OR's buttons...

Very nice indeed gents,

I find OR's buttons from this period are almost impossible to find, so nice to see.

Cheerio,

Roy
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 17-04-20, 12:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 301
Posted By Roy
Thanks Gents, And 'no' that's not the...

Thanks Gents,

And 'no' that's not the correct patch.

See attached a pic from my research, not mine as I still haven't found one.

Cheerio,

Roy
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 16-04-20, 06:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 301
Posted By Roy
Rare Image Of WWI DR Patch

Hi Gents,

I wanted to share a really nice recent WWI postcard addition.

As some of you may remember I collect image of Despatch Riders. This one is really special as it clearly shows the...
Forum: Military Buttons 15-04-20, 08:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 232
Posted By Roy
Thanks Chaps, I was surprised at the price...

Thanks Chaps,

I was surprised at the price of the Jamaica too.

Kevin, can't wait to see the pics mate.

Cheerio,

Roy
Forum: Military Buttons 15-04-20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 232
Posted By Roy
A Couple Of Rare/Early Buttons

Hi Gents,

I just had these two beauties come in, quite rare, so thought I would share.

The Jamaica Militia button is one I know little about, so will have to do some research. The Flintshire...
Forum: Army 11-04-20, 12:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 398
Posted By Roy
Really wonderful badges gents. When I see...

Really wonderful badges gents.

When I see badges this lovely it makes me want to get back into badge collecting.

Thanks for sharing.

Cheerio,

Roy
Forum: Military Buttons 19-02-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 332
Posted By Roy
Hi David, I did see that button, wonderful...

Hi David,

I did see that button, wonderful mate, a real stunner. Love your albums by the way, really enjoy looking through your collection. Well done..!

Cheerio,

Roy
Forum: Military Buttons 19-02-20, 01:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 332
Posted By Roy
Thanks for sharing that, Nice to see other...

Thanks for sharing that,

Nice to see other examples, just pleased mine is in such nice condition.

Cheerio,

Roy
Forum: Military Buttons 18-02-20, 11:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 332
Posted By Roy
Thanks again guy, Appreciate your kind...

Thanks again guy,

Appreciate your kind words.

As to construction; it's very thin/light and non magnet but is most certainly silver plated.

Cheerio,

Roy
Forum: Military Buttons 18-02-20, 09:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 332
Posted By Roy
Correction to my last post. Looking under...

Correction to my last post.

Looking under the magnifying glass I think (?) it does say 'William Williams'.

But that last 's' is almost unreadable.

Cheerio,

Roy
Forum: Military Buttons 18-02-20, 09:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 332
Posted By Roy
I think the stamps reads 'William William'...

I think the stamps reads 'William William' (separated by two stars one each side).

Can't see an 's' there.

See attached some further details on this maker. But that's about all I have, so any...
Forum: Military Buttons 18-02-20, 09:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 332
Posted By Roy
Thanks Chaps, Sometimes things just work...

Thanks Chaps,

Sometimes things just work out, so chuffed with this one.

The maker is 'Williams' (marked twice) just visible one the back. A very early maker pre 1800.

Cheerio,

Roy
Forum: Military Buttons 18-02-20, 08:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 332
Posted By Roy
Button Excitement...!

Well, I'm really thrilled and excited to add this button to my collection.

A very early (the earliest known I believe) Shropshire Militia Button circa 1798.

With the assistance of a dear friend...
Forum: Other Militaria 13-02-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 371
Posted By Roy
Thanks Chaps, This has been in a longtime...

Thanks Chaps,

This has been in a longtime friends collection and I understand it originally (many years ago) came direct from the family, clearly never used.

Fortunately a client of mine was...
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