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Forum: Infantry Today, 04:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,542
Posted By Bill A
The voided pattern Perth Scottish is attributed...

The voided pattern Perth Scottish is attributed to either officers' wear or pipers'. With officers' badges being frosted silver / gilt, and usually screw post, this example is more likely the pipers'...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 01:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 119
Posted By Bill A
Collar badge for the 8th Regiment Royal Rifles of...

Collar badge for the 8th Regiment Royal Rifles of Canada. Authorized 1904. Worn until circa 1920.
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 27-02-21, 01:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 148
Posted By Bill A
Welcome to the Forum eric. Your account is active...

Welcome to the Forum eric. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 24-02-21, 11:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 118
Posted By Bill A
Will, my understanding was that the 5th Royal...

Will, my understanding was that the 5th Royal Scots had the boar's head on their early waist belt plates. The thistle looks like something generic for any number of highland units, or possibly...
Forum: Infantry 24-02-21, 11:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 165
Posted By Bill A
Yes, I was watching that auction. $950 Cdn is not...

Yes, I was watching that auction. $950 Cdn is not out of line for a set of badges that rare.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 24-02-21, 11:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 109
Posted By Bill A
Hello Will, Is the badge sterling?

Hello Will, Is the badge sterling?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-02-21, 11:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 246
Posted By Bill A
Welcome to the Forum Jonathan. Your account is...

Welcome to the Forum Jonathan. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: Infantry 24-02-21, 01:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 165
Posted By Bill A
Hello Del, the badge is in the rarefied air. It...

Hello Del, the badge is in the rarefied air. It is very difficult to find, the most likely source now being an older collection that is being broken up. It was a post 1920 militia re-organization...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 22-02-21, 12:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 89
Posted By Bill A
Hello captcanuk, welcome to the Forum. Your...

Hello captcanuk, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 21-02-21, 09:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 142
Posted By Bill A
Hello WillM, welcome to the Forum. Your account...

Hello WillM, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 21-02-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 154
Posted By Bill A
Hello Chris, welcome to the Forum. Your account...

Hello Chris, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 20-02-21, 04:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 384
Posted By Bill A
Definitely NOT Canadian.

Definitely NOT Canadian.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 19-02-21, 01:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 175
Posted By Bill A
Hello Montague, welcome to the Forum. Your...

Hello Montague, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 17-02-21, 11:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 225
Posted By Bill A
Hi LSJGreen, welcome to the Forum. Your account...

Hi LSJGreen, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: Infantry 17-02-21, 01:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 63
Posted By Bill A
Hi Chilliwack1, welcome to the Forum. Your...

Hi Chilliwack1, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
The rough casting of the base badge raises concerns about authenticity. The examples I have seen (and had) had a...
Forum: Other Militaria 14-02-21, 04:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 167
Posted By Bill A
The 48th Highlanders were formed in 1891. They...

The 48th Highlanders were formed in 1891. They used whatever equipment the parsimonious Dept of Militia provided, which often meant obsolete or surplus equipment. The Canadian militia acquired...
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 14-02-21, 12:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 132
Posted By Bill A
Hello Mauro, welcome to the Forum. Your account...

Hello Mauro, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: Military Buttons 13-02-21, 04:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 173
Posted By Bill A
Hello Andrew, welcome to the Forum. Your account...

Hello Andrew, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
The membership may be able to assist with an identification.
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 13-02-21, 12:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 192
Posted By Bill A
Hello Phil, welcome to the Forum. Your account is...

Hello Phil, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
A quick answer to your question is that most First World War Brit badges had sliders, but some had lugs or pins.
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 09-02-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 159
Posted By Bill A
Hi LizzyH, welcome to the Forum. Your account is...

Hi LizzyH, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 09-02-21, 07:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 173
Posted By Bill A
Welcome to the Forum jfl. Your account is active...

Welcome to the Forum jfl. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: Infantry 09-02-21, 12:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 329
Posted By Bill A
Just a personal customization, or on the dark...

Just a personal customization, or on the dark side, a vendor making a badge appear different to sell it.
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 07-02-21, 03:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 157
Posted By Bill A
Officers did not wear trade/qualification badges....

Officers did not wear trade/qualification badges. Other ranks did wear the trade badges.
Forum: Infantry 06-02-21, 12:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 165
Posted By Bill A
Thanks for posting the image of the back of the...

Thanks for posting the image of the back of the badge Dob.
A reference identifies these blackened copper badges as early (1937-1940ish) other ranks. (GO 25/1937).
Forum: Infantry 05-02-21, 01:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 165
Posted By Bill A
From the wear on the highlights it looks like the...

From the wear on the highlights it looks like the badge is brass? Could you post an image of the reverse of the badge?
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