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Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 16-01-21, 03:29 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By Borderer
Thanks David, Exactly one of the reasons I...

Thanks David,
Exactly one of the reasons I posted it, as it provides providence.
The Crown on the Badge of the King's Own Scottish Borderers during my 25 years and 254 days service with the...
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 15-01-21, 02:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 153
Posted By Borderer
Thanks John for your kind words. Best Hiram

Thanks John for your kind words.
Best
Hiram
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 14-01-21, 11:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 153
Posted By Borderer
Hi Simon, Its size is width 2.5cm and height...

Hi Simon,
Its size is width 2.5cm and height 3.2cm approximately.
Cheers
Hiram
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 14-01-21, 04:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 153
Posted By Borderer
King's Own Scottish Borderers Sweetheart Brooch

This may be of interest to Sweetheart Brooch Collectors in the future and could be referred to for authentication should one ever come up in the open market.

This Sweetheart Brooch in solid Silver...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 07-12-20, 04:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 439
Posted By Borderer
Hi Keith, Here is a link to the British Army...

Hi Keith,

Here is a link to the British Army Lists without having to down load just scroll through the books for the period you are investigating.
...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 23-11-20, 12:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 273
Posted By Borderer
It identified the soldier occupying the Bed Space...

It identified the soldier occupying the Bed Space in a Barrack Room, use late Victorian era up to late 50's, some Depots retain the practice for longer than others :cool:

Best
Hiram
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 20-11-20, 11:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 606
Posted By Borderer
Hi Mike, It was a pleasure and Thank for...

Hi Mike,

It was a pleasure and Thank for your very kind words it is very much appreciated.

Kind Regards
Hiram
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 19-11-20, 11:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 260
Posted By Borderer
Hi Keith, As rare as hens teeth, outstanding...

Hi Keith,

As rare as hens teeth, outstanding items with so much history.

Thanks for sharing
Hiram
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 18-11-20, 03:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 334
Posted By Borderer
Outstanding find and beautiful badge also finding...

Outstanding find and beautiful badge also finding it so far from its home is the icing on the cake.

Kind regards
Hiram
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 18-11-20, 03:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 606
Posted By Borderer
Hi Jean-Marie, I will PM you with my E Mail...

Hi Jean-Marie,

I will PM you with my E Mail address and the relevant details.

Keep safe
Kind regards
Hiram
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 17-11-20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 606
Posted By Borderer
Hi Mick, As promised here are a selection...

Hi Mick,

As promised here are a selection badges I discussed of the King's Own Scottish Borderers taken from my book 'Borderers in Uniform from 1689' also a copy of the Flyer telling what my book...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 17-11-20, 12:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 606
Posted By Borderer
Hi Mark, The King's Own Scottish Borderers...

Hi Mark,

The King's Own Scottish Borderers cap badge: Post 1902 the cap badge were similar in appearance however, there were differences in Officers and OR's for example the same badge made by...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 16-11-20, 04:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 168
Posted By Borderer
King's Own Scottish Borderers :Pipers Kilt Badge

Dear Forum Members,

I was sent a picture of a badge recently and asked if I knew when it was worn by the Regiment?

I had never seen one like this before and as it was King's Own Scottish...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 09-04-18, 08:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 366
Posted By Borderer
Unknown Formation Patch

Hi Troops,

A friend has asked me if I can ID this Formation Patch, not my area of expertise, can any one help.

Thank you for looking.

Kind regards
Hiram
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-12-16, 04:55 PM
Replies: 8
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Views: 815
Posted By Borderer
Hi Mike, Very nice find, try some research...

Hi Mike,

Very nice find, try some research on this site it is very good.

http://angloboerwar.com/component/search/?searchword=Imperial%20Light%20Horse&ordering=newest&searchphrase=all&limit=20...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 11-12-16, 04:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,389
Posted By Borderer
Silver on most badges without a hall mark...

Silver on most badges without a hall mark indicate it was silver dipped or plated, only solid silver would be hall marked by the Assay office to confirm its purity, nice item all the same.
Cheers...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-12-16, 04:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,104
Posted By Borderer
Hi Don, I have checked my medal year book...

Hi Don,

I have checked my medal year book for ribbon widths for you to try and pin it down, but there are a number of contenders;

The ribbon: Crimson with dark blue edging, Size: 38mm, the...
Forum: Formation Signs and Unit Colour Patches 10-12-16, 12:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,346
Posted By Borderer
Jack, That is a very nice and interesting...

Jack,

That is a very nice and interesting badge, I would say as rare as 'Rocking Horse Poo', thanks for sharing.

kind regards
Hiram
Forum: General Topics 06-12-16, 04:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,146
Posted By Borderer
Hi Tony, I have had a quick look on Ancestry...

Hi Tony,
I have had a quick look on Ancestry there is no name spelt 'McCleland' on the WW1 MIC (Medal Index Cards) but there are a few 'McClelland' there is a Harry but no middle name provided on...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 05-12-16, 11:17 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,288
Posted By Borderer
I have just joined the forum and come across this...

I have just joined the forum and come across this thread, I served in the KOSB from 1965 to 1991, As mentioned it is true an assortment of different styles of the regimental cap badge were worn,...
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 04-12-16, 11:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 839
Posted By Borderer
Borderer

Hello Troops,
I collect Miniature Medals in particular groups and Badges of the King's Own Scottish Borderers throughout their 317 years history. I also paint in oil and water colour military...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-12-16, 10:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,104
Posted By Borderer
Hi Don, What I can see is the 'Centre Star...

Hi Don,

What I can see is the 'Centre Star of the Order of the Thistle' with the title of the regiment circling, in the centre circle at the top is a crown Cypher and Coronet of HRH the late Duke...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-12-16, 12:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,383
Posted By Borderer
Hi Don, The cap badge in question is an...

Hi Don,

The cap badge in question is an officers or Warrant officers Forage-cap badge dating 1881, points to note; the regimental title is fretted (pierced) also the top motto is fretted, where as...
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