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Forum: Formation Signs and Patches Today, 11:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By JON188
No8

8 is San Marco Marines.
http://www.marinebadges.com/collection/italy/badges
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 04-10-22, 07:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 256
Posted By JON188
Very nice Paul

Very nice Paul
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 02-10-22, 05:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 411
Posted By JON188
That’s nice

That’s nice
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 30-09-22, 03:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 245
Posted By JON188
I saw those mate but look on his pocket mate.

I saw those mate but look on his pocket mate.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 30-09-22, 01:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 245
Posted By JON188
Interesting to see the French paratrooper has his...

Interesting to see the French paratrooper has his Polish wings too!
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 30-09-22, 01:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 183
Posted By JON188
Hi Jerry. I hadn’t read the listing mate but I...

Hi Jerry.
I hadn’t read the listing mate but I have to agree with you under these circumstances.
I just thought the generic “fake” tag could put off some collectors from actually acquiring...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 30-09-22, 10:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 183
Posted By JON188
Indian or Pakistani issue wings

I thought that this sort of wing was manufactured for the Pakistani or Indian ABF.
I know that the Wartime wings are naturally similar in construction BUT to say the wings are fake is not 100%?...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 09-09-22, 04:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By JON188
Not AT all mate

It’s a pleasure.
I hate people being ripped off.
Good luck on your quest.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 09-09-22, 09:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By JON188
Do not buy from Mike Glenny - Hambone

This guy offered me one about 3 years ago and I’m still chasing my money.
He could have paid me back by now by paying monthly but just blanks be.
Be wary
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 22-08-22, 06:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 565
Posted By JON188
Current issue beret have the nomenclature that...

Current issue beret have the nomenclature that include Special Air Service.
Forum: General Topics. 19-07-22, 08:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By JON188
Thanks everyone. So sad to hear. I really...

Thanks everyone.
So sad to hear.
I really enjoyed meeting him when I was down his neck of the woods.
I always said I’d let him know when I was down next.
He said In all the years he was part...
Forum: General Topics. 19-07-22, 03:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By JON188
John Blackpowder 44

Afternoon all
Can anyone tell me if they have John’s telephone number please?
I visited him a few years back when visiting down his neck of the wood.
Just tried the number I had for him and a...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 08-07-22, 03:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 832
Posted By JON188
Officially yes mate but as per above there was...

Officially yes mate but as per above there was indeed a group that operated after the official disbanding of the regiment.
There’s photos too.
I can’t remember the name but I believe it was a...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-05-22, 02:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 334
Posted By JON188
I believe post war Indian

A lovely set of original wings.
It’s difficult to say but id and hi k more the post war Indian.
I’ve a few pairs in a box mate.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 04-05-22, 06:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 493
Posted By JON188
I’ve one of these too!!!

I was told this was something to do with the Hong Kong Security Force.
So glad to have an ID!!!=grey_green_acorn;578390]This slip-on with HSF in black embroidery on dark green was possibly intended...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 15-04-22, 05:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 192
Posted By JON188
Wanted Malayan Scouts items

Evening All,
Does anyone have anything MS related for sale or trade?
Happy Easter!
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-04-22, 12:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 616
Posted By JON188
Thanks to everyone for their input.

All,
I fully agree.
Regards
Jon
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-04-22, 08:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 616
Posted By JON188
Thanks guys. In the past I’ve had a couple of...

Thanks guys. In the past I’ve had a couple of pieces that transpired to be rare badges. Nobody could identify them until weirdly I’d moved them on.
I’m just a lot more (understandably) cynical...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-04-22, 12:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 616
Posted By JON188
Thanks Paul

What were they purporting to be a formation sign of mate please?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-04-22, 08:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 616
Posted By JON188
No more ideas?

Wow. Over 140 views and no ideas.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 31-03-22, 07:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 616
Posted By JON188
RAMC link?

Could be mate.
I’ll tap up some of the known dealers directly and see what I can find out.
Most probably a sub unit within 3 Div?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-03-22, 10:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 616
Posted By JON188
Forum: Headdress 20-03-22, 01:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,925
Posted By JON188
I know the Lad bottom left of the photo. He has...

I know the Lad bottom left of the photo. He has been out of the army a while now though.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 20-03-22, 01:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 729
Posted By JON188
I actually do like them. I’ve a Peggy and Title.

I actually do like them. I’ve a Peggy and Title.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 19-02-22, 10:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,063
Posted By JON188
I have read the article. Awesome

I contacted Les as one of my POC to try and validate the authenticity after reading aforementioned article.
Very good article.
Thanks for highlighting.
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