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Forum: Military Buttons Today, 07:01 PM
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Posted By GTB
I think the silver and gilt are or could be mess...

I think the silver and gilt are or could be mess buttons

GTB
Forum: Military Buttons Today, 03:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 57
Posted By GTB
Royal Crest cap buttons

Can anyone differentiate between Royal Crest, i.e. Lion on Crown, cap buttons of the Royal Marines and the Royal West Kents?

Thanks

GTB
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 11-10-18, 04:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 154
Posted By GTB
Thanks for that, John. I take it you are...

Thanks for that, John.
I take it you are referring to collar badges in all cases?

GTB
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 11-10-18, 08:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 154
Posted By GTB
Nobody knows?GTB

Nobody knows?GTB
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 09-10-18, 04:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 154
Posted By GTB
RM lyre badge

I know about the brass lyre CB but I would be happy to confirm what the wm badge is. Could it perhaps be for SNCOs?

GTB
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 04-10-18, 07:55 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,816
Posted By GTB
Around 20 odd years ago I paid a visit to a local...

Around 20 odd years ago I paid a visit to a local "any old iron" yard and tentatively asked if there were any badges, buttons etc. The owner said that only the other day he had disposed of two...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 27-09-18, 05:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,816
Posted By GTB
Thanks, Steve, for being accomodating. I...

Thanks, Steve, for being accomodating.

I believe I can see some Hunt buttons but unclear of the design. Possibly having to do with the 12th Lancers? Incidentally, could the tin be Lancers cap tin?...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 27-09-18, 12:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,816
Posted By GTB
Can you show them too? There may be some...

Can you show them too? There may be some surprises, especially with the buttons
GTB
Forum: General Topics. 24-09-18, 07:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 296
Posted By GTB
It may help to revisit an old thread ...

It may help to revisit an old thread

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=24945&highlight=grenades

GTB
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 16-09-18, 10:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 122
Posted By GTB
Having a look. Any Maltese stuff? GTB

Having a look. Any Maltese stuff?

GTB
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 16-09-18, 10:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 122
Posted By GTB
Thanks for that, matti467 GTB

Thanks for that, matti467

GTB
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 16-09-18, 09:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 122
Posted By GTB
obsolete banknotes

Just realised that I have some 10-pounds sterling banknotes that ceased to be legal tender this year but can still be changed at Bank of England. If anyone has unsold items still on offer and...
Forum: General Topics 15-09-18, 02:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 103
Posted By GTB
Thanks for that, Roger GTB

Thanks for that, Roger


GTB
Forum: Military Buttons 15-09-18, 01:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 187
Posted By GTB
R. Regt of Gloucestershire & Hampshire button

Would a button to the above regiment whose amalgation never took place be a scarcity or a curiosity?
GTB
Forum: General Topics 15-09-18, 01:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 103
Posted By GTB
Yes I do. I recall quite a bit of research was...

Yes I do. I recall quite a bit of research was done by myself and other forums/collectors ages ago before I hit on the answer as to what the button was. Sadly, memory is playing up

GTB
Forum: Military Buttons 15-09-18, 11:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 220
Posted By GTB
May I ask again, what design was used by Int...

May I ask again, what design was used by Int Corps in WW1 (1914 onwards).

GTB
Forum: General Topics 15-09-18, 11:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 103
Posted By GTB
SASK button

For the life of me I can't find my notes on this button
Backmark 'J R. GAUNT & SON Ltd. MONTREAL, / MADE IN ENGLAND'

GTB
Forum: Military Buttons 15-09-18, 07:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 220
Posted By GTB
As an aside to the thread, I have a few...

As an aside to the thread, I have a few "Intelligence Corps" buttons that have not very intelligently had their shanks removed by being unceremoniously pulled out, hence leaving gaping ragged holes...
Forum: Military Buttons 14-09-18, 04:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 446
Posted By GTB
Incidentally, re plate 4 of CAM's album, the...

Incidentally, re plate 4 of CAM's album, the button captioned as Yorkshire Yeo wm:
I have seen similar online (also rimmed) described as Officers silver Queens Own Yorkshire Dragoons.

GTB
Forum: Military Buttons 14-09-18, 04:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 446
Posted By GTB
I'm happy with that. It does make sense and I had...

I'm happy with that. It does make sense and I had been trying to predate buttons as you mention. But wasn't there an earlier Int Corps during WW1 and inter war period?

Re my buttons: the first...
Forum: Military Buttons 14-09-18, 02:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 446
Posted By GTB
Further to the conundrum of Yorkshire...

Further to the conundrum of Yorkshire Yeo/Intelligence Corps button
I am illustrating 2 patterns of KC above rose. Before the stock reply is offered (makers difference), I would like to point out...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 02-09-18, 01:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,388
Posted By GTB
Resurrecting this thread as I think I owe it to...

Resurrecting this thread as I think I owe it to contributors re better quality badge pics which may help to answer some of the points raised.
Unfortunately I seem to have lost the means of...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 28-08-18, 01:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 115
Posted By GTB
Thanks, leigh kitchen and Didier, for your input....

Thanks, leigh kitchen and Didier, for your input.
Didier, special thanks for sharing your data again.

GTB
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 28-08-18, 11:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 115
Posted By GTB
The plastic also threw me off but after all...

The plastic also threw me off but after all bakelite was used at the time. Problem is, I don't know what was used as internal padding or for rigidity.

GTB
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 28-08-18, 07:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 115
Posted By GTB
German Red Cross

Would anyone know if these collar patches are authentic WW2 items?

Thanks

GTB
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