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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 05:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 82
Posted By Chacal
Hi John It is Bavarian Police, current, as...

Hi John

It is Bavarian Police, current, as far as I know,

Grahasm
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 05:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 110
Posted By Chacal
I would agree very likely to be from Sarawak. ...

I would agree very likely to be from Sarawak.

Graham
Forum: Arab Nations 22-11-22, 06:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 48
Posted By Chacal
Qatar Police shoulder title

Good evening

With the country currently in the news I thought I'd share this Qatar Police shoulder title in my collection.

Graham
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 21-11-22, 08:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 113
Posted By Chacal
Yes, but what I've spent on badges this weekend...

Yes, but what I've spent on badges this weekend would make a married man single very quickly. And trust me, I find them elusive as well LOL.
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 21-11-22, 05:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 113
Posted By Chacal
Thank you Terry. When I was stationed at RAF...

Thank you Terry. When I was stationed at RAF Portreath in Cornwall I did some metal detecting and found an RAF cap badge, still with the split pin and cloth between, so obviously someone had lost...
Forum: General Topics. 21-11-22, 04:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 334
Posted By Chacal
Hi Rob I had some issues accessing eBay a...

Hi Rob

I had some issues accessing eBay a few months ago, I found that turning off my McAfee VPN allowed me to get on eBay, so perhaps try that (if you use a VPN)? I haven't had any problems...
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 21-11-22, 03:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 113
Posted By Chacal
New Somalia Gendarmerie badge

New arrival today: Somalia Gendarmerie badge on Royal Signals bush hat flash, now sitting happily with its friends. TBH I never thought I'd get one of their badges, never mind three. :)

Graham
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-11-22, 10:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 273
Posted By Chacal
Pretty sure it's Danish but can't find my book to...

Pretty sure it's Danish but can't find my book to give the exact ID.

Graham
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 08-11-22, 08:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 74
Posted By Chacal
Swap or sale: Canadian-made NATO #47 Pilots Course 1953 applied felt patch

For swap or sale: Canadian-made NATO #47 Pilots Course 1953 applied felt patch in good condition. Available to exchange for UK police challenge coins or Colonial police items, or may sell.

Please...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 28-10-22, 08:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,237
Posted By Chacal
Hi Didier A few months ago I was able to...

Hi Didier

A few months ago I was able to confirm that the top badge is the beret badge of the Somalia Custodial Corps (prison service) (scroll down to page 6 on the attached link):...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 25-10-22, 09:49 PM
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Views: 222
Posted By Chacal
Wanted - items from British Police & Prison Services in former Italian colonies

I am still looking for insignia, documents, photographs etc. from the British Administration Police & Prison Services in former Italian colonies c. WWII:

Cyrenaica
Tripolitania
Eritrea...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 19-10-22, 07:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 187
Posted By Chacal
Still looking for police and prisons insignia...

Still looking for police and prisons insignia from British Somaliland, if anyone has any spare.

Graham
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 19-10-22, 07:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 651
Posted By Chacal
Thank you Mike, I misunderstood. Checking under...

Thank you Mike, I misunderstood. Checking under UV light today neither front nor back showed any reaction to it. I also checked the colour in daylight and my photos make it look more 'blue' when it...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 17-10-22, 07:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 651
Posted By Chacal
Thank you all for your comments; regarding the...

Thank you all for your comments; regarding the backing, it burns (quite quickly) rather than melting.

I'll check the colour in daylight tomorrow to see it there is significant colour variation...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 13-10-22, 06:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 651
Posted By Chacal
Combined Ops formation sign – good or bad? Dates of use?

I recently got this felt Combined Operations formation sign, 8 x 9cm, and wanted to check that if it is good or bad and, if good, any ideas for dates of use?

It will be offered for sale on here if...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 28-09-22, 06:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 661
Posted By Chacal
Graham "MARINE CORPS BASE JAPAN CAMP...

Graham

"MARINE CORPS BASE JAPAN CAMP SCHWAB"?

Graham
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 26-09-22, 07:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 187
Posted By Chacal
Wanted – British Somaliland Police insignia

I am looking for any [British] Somaliland Police badges, buttons, etc., as per attached.

Please PM me if you have any for sale or exchange

Thanks for looking

Graham
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 25-09-22, 04:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 164
Posted By Chacal
PM sent Peter. Graham

PM sent Peter.

Graham
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 25-09-22, 04:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By Chacal
Hi Eric Just a suggestion: I don't know if...

Hi Eric

Just a suggestion: I don't know if Renfrewshire Constabulary had a pipe band, but if they did could it be a sporran badge?

All the best

Graham
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 21-09-22, 06:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By Chacal
The crest is that of Chepstow although their...

The crest is that of Chepstow although their motto is different, coupling that with the riding crop I'd suggest a souvenir of Chepstow Racecourse, or possibly a local riding club or hunt.

Graham
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 18-09-22, 05:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 418
Posted By Chacal
Thank you, that's perfect, just what I needed to...

Thank you, that's perfect, just what I needed to know. So it existed on paper - signs, vehicles etc., but probably not as a physical badge.

Thanks again

Graham
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 15-09-22, 04:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 418
Posted By Chacal
East Africa Command formation sign design change

Can anyone tell me when the East Africa Command formation sign changed from crossed pangas on a green rectangle (A), to crossed pangas on a red disc bordered black on a green square (B)?

As always...
Forum: Military Buttons 14-09-22, 08:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 493
Posted By Chacal
The 3-headed elephant features on the Laotian...

The 3-headed elephant features on the Laotian coat of arms so I'd look to either Laos or possibly Thailand.

Graham
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 13-09-22, 04:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 301
Posted By Chacal
You're welcome mate - and I'm surprised as well....

You're welcome mate - and I'm surprised as well. :D

Graham
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 13-09-22, 02:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 301
Posted By Chacal
It is/was an RAF Bomb Disposal unit, it had a...

It is/was an RAF Bomb Disposal unit, it had a number like 5131 or similar but I’m at work and can’t check until I get home.

All the best

Graham
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