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Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 08-02-21, 09:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 354
Posted By at57
I hope this helps: Toye & Co 1835 ...

I hope this helps:

Toye & Co 1835 1925

Toye & Co Ltd 1925 1961

Toye Kenning & Spencer Ltd 1962 -


Regards,
Forum: Indian Badges 17-09-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 408
Posted By at57
During WW1 the Nepalese Army did have a battalion...

During WW1 the Nepalese Army did have a battalion called "Shree Sher Battalion" which was stationed on the North West Frontier of India. I don't know if the battalion is still around today.
...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 21-05-20, 11:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 93
Posted By at57
Name:Arthur Skann Rank: Pte. Military...

Name:Arthur Skann
Rank: Pte.
Military Year:1920
Regiment:486. Coy: ex S. Surrey
Regimental Number:322568
Discharge Unit:Labour Corps
Discharge Regiment:486. Coy: ex S. Surrey
Badge Number:...
Forum: General Topics. 04-03-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 415
Posted By at57
Could be the man you are looking for: Col...

Could be the man you are looking for:

Col Boyd Robert Horsbrugh
BIRTH 22 Jul 1871
Pune (Poona), Maharashtra, India
DEATH 14 Jul 1916 (aged 44)
England
BURIAL
St Peter Churchyard...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-02-20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 746
Posted By at57
The blue cloth circle badge is a cloth...

The blue cloth circle badge is a cloth Freemason's Senior Wardens badge although upside down. Most likely cut from a pair of gaunletts. Regards, Andrew
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 05-08-19, 02:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 905
Posted By at57
Hi David, Sorry I don't. I didn't even know that...

Hi David, Sorry I don't. I didn't even know that they had a Cadet unit associated with the College until this post. I only mentioned that the College was closing as it has been in the local new very...
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 05-08-19, 12:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 905
Posted By at57
South Wiltshire University Technical College...

South Wiltshire University Technical College badges will soon be much harder to find as it has just been announced that the College in Salisbury is to close after just four years.

Regards,
Andrew
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 26-07-19, 02:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,562
Posted By at57
Hi Dave. Many thanks for the excellent and...

Hi Dave.

Many thanks for the excellent and very interesting guides to RAF badges.

Regards,
Andrew
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 28-03-19, 06:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 262
Posted By at57
Middle row right I'm pretty sure is Masonic. The...

Middle row right I'm pretty sure is Masonic. The ribbon is from a members jewel for a Mark Master Mason.

Regards,
Andrew
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 01-02-18, 07:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 601
Posted By at57
Chris, Thanks for sharing the link to your...

Chris,

Thanks for sharing the link to your website. I enjoyed the visit very much.

Andrew
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 22-10-17, 09:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 466
Posted By at57
Royal Army Service Corps Cap Badge Red Backing

Royal Army Service Corps Cap Badge Red Backing

I was recently looking at a framed set of unnamed WWII medals along with a RASC cap badge and reverse centre of the badge had a red felt backing,...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-09-17, 02:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 426
Posted By at57
Then I was say it is definitely the ribbon from a...

Then I was say it is definitely the ribbon from a fraternal Jewel/Medal.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-09-17, 09:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 426
Posted By at57
Could well be a ribbon to a Masonic or other...

Could well be a ribbon to a Masonic or other Fraternal jewel. Victorian Masonic jewels very often had a scroll type top bar similar to that on your image. Is there anything at the reverse centre of...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 31-08-17, 09:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 538
Posted By at57
Take your pick, good luck! WMBC Wigan...

Take your pick, good luck!

WMBC Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council
WMBC Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council
WMBC William and Mary Badminton Club
WMBC West Malling Baptist Church
WMBC...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 31-08-17, 08:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 538
Posted By at57
Waterloo Mennonite Brethren Church (WMB) is a...

Waterloo Mennonite Brethren Church (WMB) is a member of the Canadian Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches and the Ontario Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches?
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 29-08-17, 09:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 645
Posted By at57
Hi, It was worn by a small number of REME units...

Hi,
It was worn by a small number of REME units in Germany as a trial in the late 1980s. I arrived at 22 Air Defence Workshops in 1987 and it was in use then, however, by the time I left in 1989...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 27-08-17, 08:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 747
Posted By at57
Hi, Nice photo. Soldier front left. Is...

Hi,

Nice photo.

Soldier front left. Is that a badge on his right upper arm?

Thanks
Andrew
Forum: Military Buttons 21-02-17, 09:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 728
Posted By at57
Thank you for pointing out this website ...

Thank you for pointing out this website

Regards
Andrew
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 19-11-16, 10:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,101
Posted By at57
I would suggest "Claydon, Robin & Co". They made...

I would suggest "Claydon, Robin & Co". They made all types of silver items including military buckles etc.

Regards
Andrew
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 21-10-16, 10:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,492
Posted By at57
Kent Cyclist Battalions Old Comrades Association

Hi,

Pick up some medals recently to the Kent Cyclist Battalion and with them came this nice association lapel badge made by Collins, London. Did the battalion every wear a specific Kent Cyclist...
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 21-09-16, 03:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 867
Posted By at57
After plodding through my limited library Im...

After plodding through my limited library Im having doubts that they are meant to represent actual badges. The nearest I can come up with is 3rd Dragoon Guards or 10th (PWOR) Hussars and Queens Own...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 21-09-16, 01:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,282
Posted By at57
Or find someone who wants to make a pair! Thanks...

Or find someone who wants to make a pair! Thanks to everyone for their help.

Regards
Andrew
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 21-09-16, 12:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 867
Posted By at57
Large Silver Sweetheart Badges_Which Regiments?

Hi,

I would welcome your thoughts please on the two badges which I have recently picked up. They seem slightly large for a sweetheart badge but could well be a ladies jacket/coat brooch. One is...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 21-09-16, 11:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,282
Posted By at57
Hi, Hope you dont mind me hijacking this post...

Hi,
Hope you dont mind me hijacking this post but I would also welcome opinions on the badge please. Size: 35mm x 35mm across the scroll.

Thanks
Andrew
Forum: Forum Operation 07-08-16, 11:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,147
Posted By at57
Hi Simon, Something similar has happened to...

Hi Simon,

Something similar has happened to me recently. If you go into your BT/Yahoo mail account and mark as not spam and then add the email address into the mail account address book, this...
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