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Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia Today, 10:11 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By leigh kitchen
The small, brass para wing? They and the...

The small, brass para wing?
They and the similar SAS brass wings were fairly common in surplus and junk shops back in the 1980's, 90's, although of course, that may have been down to there being a...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Today, 06:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 127
Posted By leigh kitchen
Possibly a bit small, hard to tell, the 49 Div...

Possibly a bit small, hard to tell, the 49 Div badges do have screw post fittings.

Helmet chinscale bosses?
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Yesterday, 06:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 127
Posted By leigh kitchen
49th Div formation signs (pre the polar bear...

49th Div formation signs (pre the polar bear sign).
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 04:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 117
Posted By leigh kitchen
I was wondering if the three trees part of the...

I was wondering if the three trees part of the design is not too accurate reference to the old 12 Corps oak, ash and thorn formation sign, but that wouldn't fit in with the other, London based...
Forum: Other Military Topics Yesterday, 02:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 80
Posted By leigh kitchen
Possibly: First Name: R Surname: Caton...

Possibly:

First Name:
R
Surname:
Caton
Nationality:
British
Fate:
Killed in Action
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 26-09-20, 08:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 90
Posted By leigh kitchen
The 2nd Battalion Welsh / Welch Regiment were...

The 2nd Battalion Welsh / Welch Regiment were based in Ireland 1920 - 1927.
A name may help.........
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 26-09-20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 416
Posted By leigh kitchen
Ta, despite having served decades ago in a mixed...

Ta, despite having served decades ago in a mixed unit with bloke's from "The Hamsters" I don't think I've ever aquired an anod. al. R Hant's badge other than one without its slider - so I've gone for...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 25-09-20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 191
Posted By leigh kitchen
The Manchester Regiment.

The Manchester Regiment.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 25-09-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 159
Posted By leigh kitchen
As already stated, a French Model 1915 helmet...

As already stated, a French Model 1915 helmet Artillery badge worn painted light blue until the mid-1930's when the helmet colour changed to khaki.
A modified version of the helmet, the Model 1926,...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 25-09-20, 06:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 289
Posted By leigh kitchen
Ta - they just seemed particularly dark to me

Ta - they just seemed particularly dark to me
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-09-20, 08:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 124
Posted By leigh kitchen
Collar badge, 3rd Battalion The Royal Anglian...

Collar badge, 3rd Battalion The Royal Anglian Regiment.
Forum: The Home Front 24-09-20, 04:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 92
Posted By leigh kitchen
It's my online "go to" site for CD etc...

It's my online "go to" site for CD etc info.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 24-09-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 289
Posted By leigh kitchen
Is the 10th London's officer wearing red 'tabs"...

Is the 10th London's officer wearing red 'tabs" and cap band? They look rather dark, could they be of another colour, say green?
Forum: General Topics. 24-09-20, 08:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 193
Posted By leigh kitchen
I don't mean this comment to be interpreted as a...

I don't mean this comment to be interpreted as a for or against ring spanner badges being genuine or duff - the GWF photo is interesting but to me the quality of the magnified image is too poor to be...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 24-09-20, 07:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 289
Posted By leigh kitchen
Just noticed - collar tabs appear to be worn in...

Just noticed - collar tabs appear to be worn in the photo although a regimental badge is worn.
I scanned the article, didn't register all the detail - what colour tabs would they be?
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 24-09-20, 07:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 289
Posted By leigh kitchen
An OSD badge just appearing "odd" as it's been...

An OSD badge just appearing "odd" as it's been more clearly defined by hand?
Particularly likely if the image from an old book or magazine?

Edit - as Jerry's suggested (while I was trying to...
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 23-09-20, 07:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 121
Posted By leigh kitchen
Been there, done that, worn the.....oh, wait, no...

Been there, done that, worn the.....oh, wait, no I haven't - it was just a NCO's Cadre.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-09-20, 08:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 208
Posted By leigh kitchen
Interesting little bit of info here on the...

Interesting little bit of info here on the Federation.

https://tribunemag.co.uk/2019/11/comrades-at-war

Was there a distinction between the Federation and a union?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-09-20, 07:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 208
Posted By leigh kitchen
I don't have much knowledge of these sort of...

I don't have much knowledge of these sort of organisations or own much in the way of brooches but I know that the Federation was politically to the left and merged with other organisations including...
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 22-09-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 57
Posted By leigh kitchen
Yes, wilted celery is more up to date, WWII (a la...

Yes, wilted celery is more up to date, WWII (a la 'Allo 'Allo).
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 22-09-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 107
Posted By leigh kitchen
I wonder if the reverend stapled the badge to the...

I wonder if the reverend stapled the badge to the pamphlet? I'd leave it attached as is.
Forum: Headdress 22-09-20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 533
Posted By leigh kitchen
I would say dimensions as mentioned above - but...

I would say dimensions as mentioned above - but I've corrected those now (typo) - 18.5 cm X 5.5 cm
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 22-09-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 169
Posted By leigh kitchen
I must've missed this thread - more posts saying...

I must've missed this thread - more posts saying genuine
than duff.

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=34868&highlight=20th+County+London
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 22-09-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 169
Posted By leigh kitchen
I hope they're genuine, I've got one.

I hope they're genuine, I've got one.
Forum: Headdress 22-09-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 533
Posted By leigh kitchen
Here's the peak Ian very kindly sent me, it's...

Here's the peak Ian very kindly sent me, it's about 18.5 cm wide by 5.5 cm tall.
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