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Forum: Other Militaria 17-03-21, 06:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 347
Posted By Sapper00
They say that sometimes the most obvious answer...

They say that sometimes the most obvious answer is the correct one. It probably is for a pruning saw (darn it) but the snap positioning bugs me because if the snaps are closed there is no place for...
Forum: Other Militaria 16-03-21, 10:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 347
Posted By Sapper00
Phil, I had thought the same thing at first for...

Phil, I had thought the same thing at first for the shape of it, but at 17" that would be a small machete for the JM to swing around. A bit big. Thought about a survival machete and Snow knife as...
Forum: Other Militaria 16-03-21, 07:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 347
Posted By Sapper00
Mystery Leather Sheath

Has anyone seen a sheath like this before? I am not 100% sure it's military but have an inkling that it is.

17" OAL, 3 3/4" wide at the top, 2" at the bottom. Flat with 2 snaps at the top flap.
...
Forum: Infantry 12-03-21, 11:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 421
Posted By Sapper00
Thanks Bill. I am quite pleased with them.:)

Thanks Bill. I am quite pleased with them.:)
Forum: Infantry 12-03-21, 04:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 421
Posted By Sapper00
Thanks Bill, I'm quite pleased with them.

Thanks Bill, I'm quite pleased with them.
Forum: Infantry 12-03-21, 12:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 421
Posted By Sapper00
Here are some better pictures

Here are some better pictures
Forum: Infantry 01-03-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,781
Posted By Sapper00
Bill, Thanks again, I never even considered...

Bill, Thanks again, I never even considered Pipers and that would make sense as a private purchase / no maker mark.
Forum: Infantry 28-02-21, 10:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,781
Posted By Sapper00
Realizing this is an old thread but it will save...

Realizing this is an old thread but it will save posting more pictures.

The 1948 cap badge variants (of which there were only 2 as far as I can find) were both made by and stamped Scully. And as...
Forum: Infantry 24-02-21, 11:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 421
Posted By Sapper00
Thanks Bill, you are a wealth of knowledge. I...

Thanks Bill, you are a wealth of knowledge. I lucked into a set, don't believe they are copies, but I've only seen the pictures, haven't had a chance to look closely at them yet. They look pretty...
Forum: Infantry 23-02-21, 11:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 421
Posted By Sapper00
Edmonton Fusiliers 9th CEF Cap Badge

I have been searching for info on the Edmonton Fusiliers 9th CEF style cap badge and other that it being "very rare" or "elusive" I haven't found much data on it.

From what I have gleaned its a...
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 07-02-21, 10:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 355
Posted By Sapper00
After much more phone surfing, I found this...

After much more phone surfing, I found this posted on the MP museum website: http://mpmuseum.org/provostbd.html

"Initially, all ranks were to wear the collar of the blouse closed, however it was...
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 07-02-21, 03:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 355
Posted By Sapper00
Dan / Bill, thanks for the replies. I didn't...

Dan / Bill, thanks for the replies. I didn't think enlisted were allowed to have the modified open collar in 1945, thought it was just officers. And I was pretty sure officers did not wear...
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 07-02-21, 12:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 355
Posted By Sapper00
WW2 RCEME Artificer Officers? Or NCOs in Officer BD jackets?

The internet has totally let me down and I can't even find a thread by Bill A or Ed to help me so I am forced to ask the question.

Did WW2 RCEME Officers or CFRs wear the Artificer badge by...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 04-11-20, 09:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 347
Posted By Sapper00
Here ae a couple of nicer pics with a bit more...

Here ae a couple of nicer pics with a bit more detail. The belt is in incredible condition, now I'm just wondering about using some mink oil on the pouch clasp / tab to prevent it from tearing.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 01-11-20, 10:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 347
Posted By Sapper00
Thanks everyone. This matches everything I...

Thanks everyone. This matches everything I received from another source yesterday but has a lot more detail in time dating it. I appreciate the info.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 31-10-20, 08:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 347
Posted By Sapper00
Kings Hussars Cross belt & Pouch Ident please

Good day all,
I am looking for help identifying this badge / cypher. I believe it to be a Kings Hussar but am having no luck in confirming.
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 20-04-18, 02:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,268
Posted By Sapper00
Zorgon, sorry to be the bearer of bad news. ...

Zorgon, sorry to be the bearer of bad news.

The best I can tell you is the berets are original anyways. Both the 1 Can Para badges are reproductions. On the officers badge, the parachute and the...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 19-10-17, 04:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 652
Posted By Sapper00
Any new thoughts?

Any new thoughts?
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 05-09-17, 11:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 652
Posted By Sapper00
I'm thinking its more of a Sword than a bayonet....

I'm thinking its more of a Sword than a bayonet. St Pauls sword has the reversed tangs on the guard, and the London Regiment is predominantly red and white colours .... but the background is usually...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 05-09-17, 12:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 652
Posted By Sapper00
Colin The Infantry School badges have more...

Colin

The Infantry School badges have more of a No.7 bayonet on them so it is close but not quite. I havent found much on 39 Sig badges but now I am rethinking the London angle as their badges are...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 03-09-17, 05:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 652
Posted By Sapper00
1958 CCL liner

1958 CCL liner
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 03-09-17, 04:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 652
Posted By Sapper00
British HSAT Para Helmet Decal

Good day

Crossing over from the unknown badges forum in case someone here might know....:D

I have a post war HSAT with sword decals on both sides. They seem to be period decals, not a recent...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 29-08-17, 07:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 621
Posted By Sapper00
There must be someone out there who has seen this...

There must be someone out there who has seen this insignia before.

Anyone with knowledge of the post-war era? I'm thinking maybe a Jump Company or Battalion within the structure of the London...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 20-08-17, 11:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 621
Posted By Sapper00
I was wondering if it could be a variation of a...

I was wondering if it could be a variation of a St Paul's sword, red and white for London? A 50's London unit perhaps?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 20-08-17, 01:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 621
Posted By Sapper00
I thought that was more of a bayonet?

I thought that was more of a bayonet?
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