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Forum: Arab Nations 26-11-20, 09:47 PM
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Posted By fearnaught
Hi Laurent, thank you very much, I was beginning...

Hi Laurent, thank you very much, I was beginning to think every one had abandoned the Arab section, thanks and best wishes Mike
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 23-11-20, 07:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 910
Posted By fearnaught
Hi, in Aug 2010 a member, Hinrik W D, gave...

Hi, in Aug 2010 a member, Hinrik W D, gave chapter and verse on Icelandic produced Polar Bear flashes and showed his impressive collection. Well worth looking at, best wishes Mike
Forum: Off topic 17-11-20, 07:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 450
Posted By fearnaught
Fascinating!!!

Fascinating!!!
Forum: Arab Nations 16-11-20, 08:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 198
Posted By fearnaught
Hi, even a translation might be helpful, thanks...

Hi, even a translation might be helpful, thanks in advance Mike
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 13-11-20, 11:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By fearnaught
Hi Kevin, silver was pre 1933, but it is not...

Hi Kevin, silver was pre 1933, but it is not standard infantry. It has a chain across the base and the flaming bomb in the center. The chain appears on early motorised badges and the bomb with a tall...
Forum: Formation and Tasking Signs 12-11-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 129
Posted By fearnaught
Hi Bill, thankyou very much for the information,...

Hi Bill, thankyou very much for the information, best wishes and hope you are keeping well, Mike
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 12-11-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 233
Posted By fearnaught
Hi Paul, the frosted silver finish is fairly...

Hi Paul, the frosted silver finish is fairly modern, I think, maybe some one could say when it came into vogue? I thought it was in the 80's or maybe 90's, best wishes Mike
Forum: Formation and Tasking Signs 12-11-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 129
Posted By fearnaught
Prince Of Wales Rangers title

Hi, I was curious to know when this title was worn? The regiment seems to have had many diverse roles from M.G. to Artillery and everything between. The backing gauze was only lightly glued on and...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 12-11-20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 233
Posted By fearnaught
Hi Paul, this badge is a bit of a conundrum. The...

Hi Paul, this badge is a bit of a conundrum. The front is a typical JR Gaunt officer's badge but the rear is more like a Firmin badge but not exactly. At a guess it is modern as I do have a suspect...
Forum: Headdress 09-11-20, 07:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 262
Posted By fearnaught
Hi Hughes, thank you for showing the caps and...

Hi Hughes, thank you for showing the caps and interesting insignia, best wishes Mike
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-11-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 140
Posted By fearnaught
Hi Iain, being in Shanghai they were all...

Hi Iain, being in Shanghai they were all relatively rich Europeans so had lots of insignia made. The cap and collars were made by a local jeweller in silver with quite distinctive lugs also a lot...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-11-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 140
Posted By fearnaught
Hi Iain, it's the Shanghai Volunteer Corps...

Hi Iain, it's the Shanghai Volunteer Corps Armoured Car Company, can't remember whether it is a collar or arm badge , the latter I think, best wishes Mike
Forum: Cavalry and Armoured Units 05-11-20, 09:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 176
Posted By fearnaught
Hi Bill, thank you, it's always good to have a...

Hi Bill, thank you, it's always good to have a date to put to a badge, best wishes and thanks again Mike
Forum: Arab Nations 05-11-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 198
Posted By fearnaught
Saudi badge, but what?

Hi, sorry to trouble you Arabic experts but what is this badge please? thanks in advance Mike
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 05-11-20, 04:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 150
Posted By fearnaught
bullion 6th Arm. Div.

Hi, had the pleasure of getting this beautiful pair of 6th Armoured yesterday, first bullion ones I've had, probably Italian made, best wishes Mike
Forum: Cavalry and Armoured Units 05-11-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 176
Posted By fearnaught
unfretted F.G.H.

Hi, is there any way to date this unfretted badge or is just a case of poor quality control, thanks in advance Mike
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 03-11-20, 06:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 252
Posted By fearnaught
Hi Sturm, I think you have shown the front image...

Hi Sturm, I think you have shown the front image twice, they look the same to me. The rear views are puzzling, I haven't seen that construction before so could be some foreign manufacture made during...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 03-11-20, 05:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 356
Posted By fearnaught
Hi Kevin, thanks for the information. That really...

Hi Kevin, thanks for the information. That really reinforces what has been said before. It would be interesting to see you bits, if I can say that without misinterpretation, best wishes Mike
Forum: Other Militaria 01-11-20, 04:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 137
Posted By fearnaught
Hi Mike, thanks for that but how did you do it?...

Hi Mike, thanks for that but how did you do it? the thumbnail looks upside down!! I had to repair a bit of the frame so here are some shots without the glass, best wishes Mike
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 01-11-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 123
Posted By fearnaught
Hi Frank, approximately 45x 50mm, thanks for...

Hi Frank, approximately 45x 50mm, thanks for reply, best wishes Mike
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 01-11-20, 01:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 123
Posted By fearnaught
9th Lancers but when and what?

Hi, was looking at my 9th Lancer bits and for the life of me I can't remember what this badge is, can anyone help me? best wishes Mike
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 01-11-20, 01:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 487
Posted By fearnaught
Hi Chris, seeing your collection made me look at...

Hi Chris, seeing your collection made me look at mine. I had this badge as an officer's but it seems they wore the devil badge. Did they ever wear such a badge and if not what is it? in hope, best...
Forum: Other Militaria 01-11-20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 137
Posted By fearnaught
and upside down as well. I really wish it...

and upside down as well. I really wish it wouldn't do that!! maybe I'll get the hang of it one day, Mike
Forum: Other Militaria 01-11-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 137
Posted By fearnaught
17/21st Lancers photo's

Hi just given these photo's of the change over to armour. Sorry about the clarity but they are under glass, best wishes Mike
Forum: Army 24-10-20, 04:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 126
Posted By fearnaught
Hi Brian, I have a couple of 1st SSB/SBS tank arm...

Hi Brian, I have a couple of 1st SSB/SBS tank arm badges where the orange has faded to yellow, so maybe war time dyes were not that colour fast? and it is blue/orange/blue perhaps. I posted an image...
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