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Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. Yesterday, 09:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 151
Posted By Deejayuu
i`m not sure it was RFA, i had always thought it...

i`m not sure it was RFA, i had always thought it was a Heavy Battery, RGA, see link below

https://military-history.fandom.com/wiki/West_Riding_Heavy_Battery,_Royal_Garrison_Artillery
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 31-07-22, 03:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 210
Posted By Deejayuu
Love the item totally but puzzled why the Leeds...

Love the item totally but puzzled why the Leeds budgies are on the back where the pin is? Is the centre reversable? Front appears to have the pyramids depicted.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 01-07-22, 11:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 279
Posted By Deejayuu
Not a very large illustration in Bloomers but the...

Not a very large illustration in Bloomers but the detail appears much sharper and the crown also appears to have a flatter `Delhi Derby` style to it.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 01-07-22, 10:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 279
Posted By Deejayuu
Hi Luke, it is in Bloomers, hidden away page 57...

Hi Luke,
it is in Bloomers, hidden away page 57 of his second book. Described as OR`s Glengarry and Helmet plate centre.
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 02-06-22, 04:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 393
Posted By Deejayuu
Hi Billy, done a quick Google, looks like they...

Hi Billy,
done a quick Google, looks like they originated from the RAF Museum. You might get further information from them....
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 01-06-22, 10:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 470
Posted By Deejayuu
Carefully removing the plate will be a good...

Carefully removing the plate will be a good start. The age of the plate would mean the bolts and nuts are likely hand made. Thickness of the plate is another sign, it should be fairly thin and light...
Forum: General Topics. 28-03-22, 08:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 999
Posted By Deejayuu
Have you had a look in the Books section of this...

Have you had a look in the Books section of this website? https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/books/bibliography.htm plenty to look at there for reference. K&K is the standard reference, if you keep...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 28-03-22, 06:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 458
Posted By Deejayuu
Terry, quick look up in `Badge Backings and...

Terry, quick look up in `Badge Backings and Embelishments of the British Army` describes a 3" square of MacKenzie tartan worn with a vertical white line and a horizontal redline. 1st bn wore a green...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 22-03-22, 06:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 388
Posted By Deejayuu
Alex, PM sent. Cheers Dave

Alex,
PM sent.

Cheers Dave
Forum: Military Book and Media Reviews 16-03-22, 07:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 363
Posted By Deejayuu
The Leeds Pals badge illustrated i would like a...

The Leeds Pals badge illustrated i would like a closer a look at if i were buying it. Image is not good but the budgies look a little starved!
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 16-01-22, 06:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 812
Posted By Deejayuu
No idea on these but look to be Indian. KC so...

No idea on these but look to be Indian. KC so post 1902. Are there letters on the bottom of the larger badge, might just be a pattern. A higher res image might help.
Cheers, Dave
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 12-01-22, 09:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,674
Posted By Deejayuu
Luke, badge is amongst a display of other...

Luke,
badge is amongst a display of other badges so not on a uniform i`m afraid. Cannot recall ever seeing it actually being worn.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 11-01-22, 11:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,674
Posted By Deejayuu
Luke, i have a copy of the book, `Yeomanry...

Luke,

i have a copy of the book, `Yeomanry of the East Riding` by Ian Sumner and Roy Wilson. Badge is illustrated and identified as `arm badge for mounted scouts, worn before the first world war`....
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 03-12-21, 12:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,876
Posted By Deejayuu
Certainly not an official badge but its not...

Certainly not an official badge but its not uncommon to wear un-official badges. This special units nickname was the RAFWAFFE, could this badge be an unofficial badge be a play on this? Checking on...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 02-12-21, 07:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,876
Posted By Deejayuu
Mark, i had the same thought, RAF eagle with...

Mark,
i had the same thought, RAF eagle with the Swastika in its claws, sign of superiority?
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 25-11-21, 12:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 707
Posted By Deejayuu
Luke, fantastic badge. Do not know where it was...

Luke,
fantastic badge. Do not know where it was worn but with the lugs, i would suspect a pouch badge. Form of construction is very much hand worked and i would suspect it comes from possibly the...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 16-11-21, 07:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,625
Posted By Deejayuu
Amazing what you come up with when you Google it ...

Amazing what you come up with when you Google it

BDBK Bund Deutscher Berufs Kraftfahrer (German: Federation of German Professional Drivers)

also came up with this!
DBBK Dead Birds and Blind...
Forum: The Home Front 12-10-21, 10:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 696
Posted By Deejayuu
May be the clue is in the dealers name...

May be the clue is in the dealers name `djshatty`? He does declare however that the collection is from his father.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-10-21, 10:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,297
Posted By Deejayuu
item 3 is not GH, check the date. 1885 means its...

item 3 is not GH, check the date. 1885 means its the 19th Hussars. GH has 1875. WM badge is the standard cap badge the GM badge would be wwi economy though it would need checking out.
Forum: Off topic 05-10-21, 10:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 448
Posted By Deejayuu
ADT badge, where was it worn

Came across this badge on ebay. Looks genuine but wondered where it would be worn!:D:D
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 05-10-21, 09:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 381
Posted By Deejayuu
Guards training badge

Came across this item on ebay and thought what a shame!:eek::eek:

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/373708054125?hash=item5702bc5e6d:g:oV4AAOSw-E5hMqJA
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 02-10-21, 05:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,919
Posted By Deejayuu
Talking i think we have had some crossed wires on this...

i think we have had some crossed wires on this thread and some open and frank comments but hopefully all resolved now. I would like also to add to Lukes great offer of some genuine (i think) badges...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 01-10-21, 08:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,883
Posted By Deejayuu
Thumbs up Excellent display, well done. Thanks for sharing...

Excellent display, well done. Thanks for sharing it. Dave
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 30-09-21, 09:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,127
Posted By Deejayuu
Dave, i knew a fellow collector sadly no longer...

Dave,
i knew a fellow collector sadly no longer with us that had a Lincolns collection that would make your eyes water. His holy grail was a genuine 3rd VB Lincolns badge. 70 years of collecting he...
Forum: General Topics. 27-09-21, 06:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 711
Posted By Deejayuu
K&K vols 1 & 2 on ebay @ £45 + £8.50...

K&K vols 1 & 2 on ebay @ £45 + £8.50 https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/265307224715?hash=item3dc58afa8b:g:4CcAAOSwruRhOylC
i have no connection to the seller. These are used but a real bargain. Just...
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