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Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 16-08-18, 07:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 106
Posted By Chacal
Hi Bob Thank you for your query, as far as I...

Hi Bob

Thank you for your query, as far as I know the smaller Emirates - as with Scotland prior to the emergence of the Ďnational forceí - wear the same headdress badge with their own respective...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-08-18, 08:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 233
Posted By Chacal
I believe that gold/yellow on blue are the...

I believe that gold/yellow on blue are the Ukranian national colours.

Graham
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 15-08-18, 05:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 106
Posted By Chacal
Police insignia from the Emirates of Ajman & Umm al-Quwain wanted

Good evening

I am looking for police insignia - badges, patches, buttons etc. - from Ajman and Umm al-Quwain in the UAE, if anyone has any to sell or exchange.

Thanks for looking

Graham
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 14-08-18, 09:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 267
Posted By Chacal
Hi Tony The Royal Marine Police buttons bore...

Hi Tony

The Royal Marine Police buttons bore "R.M.P." with a rope border around the edge.

I believe the Admiralty Civil Police used the same buttons as the Admiralty Constabualry, into which...
Forum: Arab Nations 14-08-18, 05:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 70
Posted By Chacal
Fujairah (UAE) Police button

Good evening

Very pleased to get this Fujairah Police button today, probably from the latter days of the Trucial States/early days of the United Arab Emirates. It is chrome, a shade under 19mm...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 13-08-18, 07:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By Chacal
Hi Steve It is an older cap badge from the...

Hi Steve

It is an older cap badge from the Baden Wurttemberg Police in Germany.

All the best

Graham
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 03-08-18, 05:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,660
Posted By Chacal
Iíve just discovered this thread: I donít collect...

Iíve just discovered this thread: I donít collect prison items per se, but have recently started to seriously look at insignia from the British Military Administrations in former Italian colonies in...
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 30-07-18, 07:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 97
Posted By Chacal
Thank you for this Dave, much appreciated as...

Thank you for this Dave, much appreciated as always.

Graham
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 29-07-18, 08:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 97
Posted By Chacal
Colonial Police "S.O.II" rank?

Good evening

On the Card of Appointment for the Tripolitania Police Norman Stark's rank is given as "S.O.II", presumably the Colonial Police were organised similar to the Civil Service 'rank'...
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 18-07-18, 09:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,255
Posted By Chacal
Cyrenaica Gendarmerie & Prisons cap badges

A couple of additions to the list:

"Cyrenaica Gendarmerie" cap badge worn by British inspectors (bronzed: leaping gazelle over force title).

Cyrenaica Prison Service cap badge (crossed keys...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 14-07-18, 07:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By Chacal
Mike Is "Jesses" the term you're thinking...

Mike

Is "Jesses" the term you're thinking of?

Graham
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 10-07-18, 05:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 246
Posted By Chacal
The station crest of RAF Saxa Vord, Unst,...

The station crest of RAF Saxa Vord, Unst, Shetland, where I spent the happiest year of my adult life as a radar mechanic fresh from Locking 1978-79. I have wished many times that I could have stayed...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 01-07-18, 01:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 137
Posted By Chacal
Hi Laurent The badge is certainly that of...

Hi Laurent

The badge is certainly that of the Republic of Korea Marine Corps, according to the book I have on marine badges of the world although it doesn't show the buckle.

All the best
...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 22-06-18, 01:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 135
Posted By Chacal
(British) Indian ďArmy Blood DonorĒ badges for sale

I have for sale these Army Blood Donor badges, one bronze-coloured, the other silver-coloured (with traces of a black finish on the star). Both measure 25.5mm in diameter, have intact pins, and are...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 22-06-18, 01:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 229
Posted By Chacal
Hi Steve According to Google Translate, and...

Hi Steve

According to Google Translate, and referring to a number online for sale it is for the "Head of the Guard. Duty shift".

Hope this helps

Graham
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 16-06-18, 08:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 138
Posted By Chacal
Hi Freddy There was a Great Central &...

Hi Freddy

There was a Great Central & Midland Joint Committee railway company, presumably a badge worn by their staff?

Graham
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-06-18, 08:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 586
Posted By Chacal
:D

:D
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-06-18, 06:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 586
Posted By Chacal
I spent 18 months travelling from Paddington to...

I spent 18 months travelling from Paddington to Hayes every day. :D
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-06-18, 12:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 586
Posted By Chacal
Hi Phil No idea mate, but isn’t that...

Hi Phil

No idea mate, but isn’t that Southall Gas Holder in the background? Might be a clue if it is.

BCNU

Graham
Forum: General Topics 14-06-18, 07:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 489
Posted By Chacal
Hi Mike Here is an SPLA MP badge I was given...

Hi Mike

Here is an SPLA MP badge I was given 2 or 3 years ago by another Forum member, I'm guessing used by their Military Police. Seems to be made of a light hard plastic, or even a piece of...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 29-05-18, 07:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 241
Posted By Chacal
All now SOLD.

All now SOLD.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 29-05-18, 07:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 290
Posted By Chacal
All now SOLD.

All now SOLD.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 29-05-18, 07:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 359
Posted By Chacal
All now SOLD.

All now SOLD.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 29-05-18, 07:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 359
Posted By Chacal
Thank you Mike, much appreciated - as a primarily...

Thank you Mike, much appreciated - as a primarily police collector my knowledge and reference library of military insignia is limited. I've passed it on to the buyer anyway.

Thanks again

Graham
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 28-05-18, 06:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 80
Posted By Chacal
For sale Royal Engineers GVR signet ring bezel

I have for sale a small metal device believed to be the bezel from a gentís signet ring bearing the GVR badge of the Royal Engineers. It is probably silver, plated with rose gold (untested and...
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