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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-04-22, 04:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 353
Posted By Chipper
British Grammar School? A google search...

British Grammar School?

A google search found a couple around the world, this may be the emblem of one.

Cheers, Tim
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-02-22, 10:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 567
Posted By Chipper
Hi Kingsley see attached. If showing...

Hi Kingsley

see attached.

If showing this is not OK, mods, please remove

cheers, Tim
Forum: The Home Front 12-01-22, 01:10 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,055
Posted By Chipper
Enamelled.... with a crayon. I have one of...

Enamelled.... with a crayon.

I have one of the 1915 chromed (or nickel plated?) and agree, hard to say when it was done, so I have a very open mind as to what it may or may not signify

cheers,...
Forum: The Home Front 11-01-22, 04:41 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,055
Posted By Chipper
Hey Mike, the discussion, wherever it...

Hey Mike,

the discussion, wherever it leads, and whatever the outcome (or lack thereof) is the interesting part. No theories, wild or sensible, should be discounted until they are proven wrong or...
Forum: The Home Front 11-01-22, 10:12 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,055
Posted By Chipper
Close up of 2 Wylie ones, one nickel, one brass -...

Close up of 2 Wylie ones, one nickel, one brass - no obvious repair that my eyes can see....

cheers, Tim
Forum: The Home Front 11-01-22, 10:07 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,055
Posted By Chipper
gaunt and Wylie examples:

gaunt and Wylie examples:
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 11-01-22, 09:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 377
Posted By Chipper
Hi Mate not sure.... the one pictured in...

Hi Mate

not sure.... the one pictured in Clive's book shows similar 'sinking' but the pic is not clear enough to see the hallmark, albeit it is a similar shape.

Be good top see your examples,...
Forum: General Topics 04-01-22, 01:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 441
Posted By Chipper
Just to add what is in Clive Johnson's book: ...

Just to add what is in Clive Johnson's book:

"Issued in April 1939 (ie pre-war) to serving members of the Militia who had been efficient and diligent in their duties for a period of at least 3...
Forum: The Home Front 05-12-21, 08:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 714
Posted By Chipper
Thanks Mike, seems these bars are the same in...

Thanks Mike, seems these bars are the same in both, with attachment holes, albeit Ray's look soldiers on, so maybe they were more common than I thought, just not coming up much (that I have seen)
...
Forum: The Home Front 05-12-21, 08:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 714
Posted By Chipper
Hi Lads, I think an owner modified badge as...

Hi Lads,

I think an owner modified badge as well, to show service. A nicely done addition, good spot James,

cheers, Tim

PS, Ray, if you see this can we get a closer pic of yours?

cheers
Forum: General Topics 17-11-21, 12:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 761
Posted By Chipper
Just a side note, when I was a lad, not long...

Just a side note, when I was a lad, not long after the war ended, they were called "Giggle Hats" not sure why, but as kids we'd buy them from disposal stores in Sydney to wear camping.

Cheers, Tim
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 22-10-21, 02:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,339
Posted By Chipper
Super delivery Mate, some (all!) crackers in...

Super delivery Mate, some (all!) crackers in there.

Cheers, Tim
Forum: The Home Front 22-10-21, 02:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,365
Posted By Chipper
Thanks Mike

Thanks Mike
Forum: The Home Front 06-10-21, 03:19 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,365
Posted By Chipper
As always Mike, much appreciated

As always Mike, much appreciated
Forum: The Home Front 14-09-21, 04:50 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,365
Posted By Chipper
cheers Mike

cheers Mike
Forum: The Home Front 14-09-21, 12:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,365
Posted By Chipper
Hey DumDum, yes, I know I still owe you an...

Hey DumDum,

yes, I know I still owe you an email. Now summer is over, I'll catch up on things.

A great selection of badges, very happy to see them, thanks for posting them.

Mike:

I have...
Forum: Off topic 17-06-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,794
Posted By Chipper
Yep, sensible and very doable.

Yep, sensible and very doable.
Forum: Off topic 17-06-21, 09:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,794
Posted By Chipper
Hi Luke, I think it's a good idea, I take...

Hi Luke,

I think it's a good idea, I take Dave's point, but I think the likelihood of a mistake happening is low, happy to be corrected, but I don't think it has ever happened here?
...
Forum: Other Corps 15-06-21, 01:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 896
Posted By Chipper
Fantastic research Mike, a much needed...

Fantastic research Mike, a much needed unravelling of the information surrounding these badges.

cheers, Tim
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 27-05-21, 02:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 690
Posted By Chipper
thanks James, was typing and googling at the same...

thanks James, was typing and googling at the same time. The wife says I can't/shouldn't do 2 things at once!

cheers, Tim
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 27-05-21, 11:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 690
Posted By Chipper
Hi Mike Just one bit to add: the RD number I...

Hi Mike
Just one bit to add:
the RD number I think, relates to late 1915.

Cheers, Tim
Forum: Other Corps 19-05-21, 01:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,383
Posted By Chipper
Hi Mike, that badge has been up for quite a while...

Hi Mike, that badge has been up for quite a while from memory, he (or she) will need quite an aggressive buyer to get that for it, I'd think.

Just on these badges, Mike has brought up some...
Forum: Other Corps 17-05-21, 08:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,383
Posted By Chipper
Good to know, thanks for the info Mick, I didn't...

Good to know, thanks for the info Mick, I didn't realise

cheers, Tim
Forum: Other Corps 17-05-21, 06:31 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,383
Posted By Chipper
Hi Lads, I think this is it... ...

Hi Lads,

I think this is it...

https://recordsearch.naa.gov.au/SearchNRetrieve/Interface/ListingReports/ItemsListing.aspx

cheers, Tim\]\Adding a link to your man:
...
Forum: The Royal Australian Navy and Air Force (RAN & RAAF) 05-05-21, 08:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 862
Posted By Chipper
Lovely badge.... the 3rd you say?? You do have...

Lovely badge.... the 3rd you say?? You do have all the luck!

According to Clive Johnson, 5000 made, so a great find.

Cheers, Tim
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