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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Today, 09:33 AM
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Posted By GTB
Also worn by The Royal Garrison Regt, an often...

Also worn by The Royal Garrison Regt, an often overlooked regiment

GTB
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Today, 07:11 AM
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Posted By GTB
Larger badge looks like Arms of a Royal Princess ...

Larger badge looks like Arms of a Royal Princess
Sometimes with Royal Patronage, large Arms plates/badges are found especially on safes
GTB
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-08-20, 09:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 195
Posted By GTB
I think it's more of a "jewel" as for Freemasons ...

I think it's more of a "jewel" as for Freemasons

GTB
Forum: General Topics. 05-08-20, 08:26 AM
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Posted By GTB
I may be digressing here but I think that...

I may be digressing here but I think that offering any information is productive. Re the flat-topped crown, Churchill mentions that in 1874 the Crown was introduced as a collar badge for certain...
Forum: General Topics. 04-08-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By GTB
Thanks, gentlemen, for your contributions. A...

Thanks, gentlemen, for your contributions.
A case in point pertinent to my query is K&K description of a pair of 31 st Ft glengarry badges (Nos. 474, 475). No. 474 has the normal QVC, while No. 475...
Forum: General Topics. 04-08-20, 06:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By GTB
Nobody knows? GTB

Nobody knows?

GTB
Forum: Other Military Topics 30-07-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 21
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Posted By GTB
Just surmising. Could the P stand for Poppy or...

Just surmising. Could the P stand for Poppy or Piper?

GTB
Forum: General Topics. 28-07-20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By GTB
Victorian Crowns

I wonder if anyone can assist with this query.

What is the criteria for deciding which pattern of Victorian Crown surmounts a badge?. Apart from the multitude of varieties of the QVC as we know...
Forum: General Topics 22-07-20, 03:26 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,090
Posted By GTB
Verified the 101st button as for Edmonton...

Verified the 101st button as for Edmonton Fusiliers, a Militia Regiment

GTB
Forum: General Topics 22-07-20, 12:41 PM
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Posted By GTB
unknown 101st button

While currently immersed in Canadian material am submitting this button for i.d. Apologies for state of scan but my camera playing up again

Description of button: large size (25mm), OSD bronze...
Forum: General Topics 22-07-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,090
Posted By GTB
Thankyou. GTB

Thankyou.

GTB
Forum: General Topics 21-07-20, 04:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,090
Posted By GTB
Thanks, I suppose I'll have to remove from the...

Thanks, I suppose I'll have to remove from the CEF lineup. Pity.

I have tentatively captioned the attached collar as 87th Inf Bn (Canadian Grenadier Gds) . I don't suppose it would be 245th Bn...
Forum: General Topics 20-07-20, 10:11 AM
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Posted By GTB
Thanks for that info, Bill. Good to know....

Thanks for that info, Bill. Good to know. Unfortunately, no dates on these, only the Scully stamping on the BCCOTC badge

GTB
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 19-07-20, 08:45 PM
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Posted By GTB
Very nice display. Thanks for sharing GTB

Very nice display. Thanks for sharing

GTB
Forum: General Topics 18-07-20, 05:06 PM
Replies: 45
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Posted By GTB
Would these COTC badges have association with the...

Would these COTC badges have association with the CEF?

GTB
Forum: General Topics 15-07-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 45
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Posted By GTB
And a few more mixed bits GTB

And a few more mixed bits
GTB
Forum: General Topics 14-07-20, 05:12 PM
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Views: 1,090
Posted By GTB
Some more bits GTB

Some more bits

GTB
Forum: General Topics 14-07-20, 04:43 PM
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Views: 1,090
Posted By GTB
Thanks Bill A for your helpful comments GTB

Thanks Bill A for your helpful comments

GTB
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-07-20, 03:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 127
Posted By GTB
A possibility, thanks irishhorse GTB

A possibility, thanks irishhorse

GTB
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-07-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 127
Posted By GTB
Unknown grenade badge

I am still trying to i.d. the large grenade badge on the left (comparison with Grenadier Guards badge). It has been suggested as Winnipeg Grenadiers but the flames have different contour. Any...
Forum: Military Buttons 11-07-20, 03:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 148
Posted By GTB
Further to above threads, am posting a scan of...

Further to above threads, am posting a scan of naval epaulettes showing the original premises address at Griscti's Outfitters, 302, Kingsway, Valetta, Malta. May be hard to read as gold on white
...
Forum: Military Buttons 11-07-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 148
Posted By GTB
Griscti's Embroiderers later changed name of...

Griscti's Embroiderers later changed name of business to The Beret & Cap Manufacturing Co. Malta Ltd, with logo BCM. I have several peaked caps (mainly Police) but also No1 SD. with these labels .
...
Forum: General Topics 11-07-20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,090
Posted By GTB
2 CMR

Cap and collar badges to 2nd Can Mtd Rifles. However, the designs differ and the cb has the earlier 'flat-topped' crown. Would this badge be Boer War period?
Both are Tiptaft marked
GTB
Forum: General Topics 09-07-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,090
Posted By GTB
4 CMR / CMRR badges

Re 4th CMR / CMRR badges: I need clarification here. Which is the earlier of the two - moose with CMR or with CMRR?
The Forum CEF site states CMRR is second pattern but Cox has CMRR as the first...
Forum: General Topics 08-07-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,090
Posted By GTB
GGFG shoulder badge

I believe that in the past I have mentioned some of the items I am recently uploading. I don't see this as duplication but rather consider it as updating. Continually learning in this hobby!
Case in...
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