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Forum: Arab Nations Yesterday, 04:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 131
Posted By Chacal
I would concur with Tinhat that the badge, based...

I would concur with Tinhat that the badge, based on the green shield, is from Libya. The buttons are, I believe, from the United Arab Republic (Libya, Egypt, and Syria), so after that split the owner...
Forum: General Topics Yesterday, 03:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 90
Posted By Chacal
Nice, thanks for sharing. I would have loved that...

Nice, thanks for sharing. I would have loved that RAAF Police helmet back in my MP collecting days. :)

Graham
Forum: Arab Nations Yesterday, 03:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 75
Posted By Chacal
A Circled collar badge I have as Syrian...

A

Circled collar badge I have as Syrian Military Police.

Graham
Forum: Arab Nations Yesterday, 03:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 82
Posted By Chacal
A Circled cap badge is from Libya...

A

Circled cap badge is from Libya Ghaddafi-era (post UAR until the fall of the regime).

Graham
Forum: Arab Nations 24-02-21, 04:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 174
Posted By Chacal
Nice collection, however in case you aren't aware...

Nice collection, however in case you aren't aware the badge I've circled is Pakistan Military Police.

All the best

Graham
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-02-21, 02:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 53
Posted By Chacal
Mystery Arabic badge - Sudan Police?

I’ve just received this cap badge from a friend, he doesn’t know what it is but, although I believe it to be Sudan Police, I can find nothing to back this up. It is chrome, 30 x 39mm, with E-W lugs....
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 23-02-21, 06:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 90
Posted By Chacal
Hi Colin It is difficult to say as I do not...

Hi Colin

It is difficult to say as I do not have one like this in my collection, however having the title in relief is in it's favour as the fakes I have seen look to have the title engraved. I'm...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-02-21, 09:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 221
Posted By Chacal
The Caduceus is also a symbol of commerce and...

The Caduceus is also a symbol of commerce and trade leading to it's use on the Customs insignia of a number of countries, particularly in eastern Europe.

Graham
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 19-02-21, 09:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 165
Posted By Chacal
Price reduced.

Price reduced.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-02-21, 03:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 116
Posted By Chacal
Hi T Peru Navy, according to Gwen Squire’s...

Hi T

Peru Navy, according to Gwen Squire’s “Buttons: A Guide for Collectors” Plate 78 #18.

Hope this helps

Graham
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 14-02-21, 09:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 53
Posted By Chacal
Tripolitania Police collar badges wanted

I am looking to purchase collar badges used by the Tripolitania Police during the British Administration during and post WWII. They are of the same design as the attached cap badge but smaller and...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 14-02-21, 09:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 41
Posted By Chacal
Eritrea Police collar badges wanted

I am looking to purchase collar badges used by the Eritrea Police during the British Administration during and post WWII. They are of a similar design to the attached cap badge but smaller and worn...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-02-21, 06:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 239
Posted By Chacal
Agree with Rob, Palestine Police. Any chance we...

Agree with Rob, Palestine Police. Any chance we could see the whole photo please?

Graham
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 10-02-21, 04:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 274
Posted By Chacal
Nice to see that, their Drill Hall still stands...

Nice to see that, their Drill Hall still stands (albeit flats today) at the junction of Yorkhill St and Gilbert St - one of the entrances bears a carved stone “6th Btn. H.L.I.”.
...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 08-02-21, 02:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 165
Posted By Chacal
For Sale: New Zealanders in Brockenhurst : The No. 1 New Zealand General Hospital ...

I have for sale a copy of “New Zealanders in Brockenhurst : The No. 1 New Zealand General Hospital 1916-1919”, A5, with 16 pages illustrated in black and white. Published in 1996, it includes a Roll...
Forum: Military Buttons 04-02-21, 09:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 131
Posted By Chacal
Hi Billy Golden Age Buttons has them as: ...

Hi Billy

Golden Age Buttons has them as:

Royal Naval Hospitals [Type 2]. "RNH" below anchor & KC
Brass, one-piece convex, 24 mm. £2.50
Brass, one-piece convex, 17.5 mm. £1.50
...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 04-02-21, 04:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 165
Posted By Chacal
SOLD. Thank you Mike.

SOLD. Thank you Mike.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 04-02-21, 01:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 165
Posted By Chacal
ASMIC “Trading Post” issues for sale

I have some American Society of Military Insignia Collectors (ASMIC) “Trading Post” issues for sale, all in good condition.
I’d prefer to sell as a lot if possible, the following are available:
...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 31-01-21, 04:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By Chacal
The Pelican stickpin is an Irish (Republic) Blood...

The Pelican stickpin is an Irish (Republic) Blood Donor badge.

Graham
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 26-01-21, 01:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 137
Posted By Chacal
Thank you Steve and Stephen, I've been lucky the...

Thank you Steve and Stephen, I've been lucky the last couple of months with BMA-related badges and photos. :)

Graham
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 25-01-21, 02:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 137
Posted By Chacal
Thank you Dave - like the cap badge it came from...

Thank you Dave - like the cap badge it came from Sweden of all places.

Graham
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 25-01-21, 01:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 137
Posted By Chacal
New arrival - Eritrea Prison Service shoulder title

This new addition arrived this morning: an Eritrea Prison Service shoulder title stamped from thin white metal sheet with soldered wire lugs (one absent), I was previously unaware that this existed....
Forum: Air Force (RCAF and CAF) 22-01-21, 09:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 397
Posted By Chacal
Cars are not really my thing but the radiator...

Cars are not really my thing but the radiator badge looks (to me) as the winged "B" of Bentley.

Graham
Forum: General Topics. 12-01-21, 08:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 492
Posted By Chacal
I used to have a plastic Military Police cap...

I used to have a plastic Military Police cap badge which had been curved to fit the front of the SD cap, presumably using the hot water method described, so it is possible - although that was with a...
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 08-01-21, 09:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 185
Posted By Chacal
Tripolitania Police

Good evening

Just moved my Tripolitania Police collection into a new display case (in time they will be updated with proper labels).

Graham
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