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Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges Yesterday, 11:08 AM
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Posted By grey_green_acorn
A link to my 5/6 STAFFORDS cap badge picked up in...

A link to my 5/6 STAFFORDS cap badge picked up in August 2020 for about £1.40

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=80206

Tim
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 12-10-21, 07:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 641
Posted By grey_green_acorn
See Tiger Pete’s album ...

See Tiger Pete’s album
https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/album.php?albumid=3204&pictureid=141103

Royal Sussex 1960-1966 (Churchill 970).

Tim
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 12-10-21, 06:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 641
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Royal Sussex Regiment Tim

Royal Sussex Regiment

Tim
Forum: Headdress 10-10-21, 08:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 282
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Always possible that it was made for and worn by...

Always possible that it was made for and worn by a civilian Pipe Band. There are many such bands in existence in the UK and elsewhere which generally wear military style kilts and glengarries,...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 10-10-21, 07:33 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,208
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Just to bring this thread to the surface in view...

Just to bring this thread to the surface in view of recents posts regarding slider markings.

See post 27 for the list so far, there are no doubt more out there!

Tim
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 08-10-21, 10:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 505
Posted By grey_green_acorn
I was told many years ago by veteran A&SH soldier...

I was told many years ago by veteran A&SH soldier that the raised centre was created by hammering using a piece of wood like the rounded end of a broom handle with the badge on the rim of a milk...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 08-10-21, 10:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 271
Posted By grey_green_acorn
King’s Liverpool & Sherwood Foresters (QVC Derbyshire scroll)

Comments on these two please. I am suspicious of the King’s badge because of the mint appearance of the slider although it looks similar to an example in a member’s regimental album.

The Sherwood...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 08-10-21, 09:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 193
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Peter and Julian, Thank you both. As you may...

Peter and Julian,
Thank you both. As you may recall it seems of the type worn by my great uncle Will Lowe a Territorial in 1/7 KLR in this studio portrait circa 1917.

Tim
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 08-10-21, 08:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 193
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Kings Liverpool (no apostrophe)

Comments please on this Kings Liverpool cap badge. I believe it is the early (circa 1900) ‘unofficial’ type without the apostrophe between the G and S of KINGS which later became the 1926 pattern.
...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 07-10-21, 08:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 151
Posted By grey_green_acorn
For comparison, I have this example as RAOC. ...

For comparison, I have this example as RAOC.

Tim
Forum: Off topic 06-10-21, 06:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 141
Posted By grey_green_acorn
An unofficial 'morale' badge usually Velcro...

An unofficial 'morale' badge usually Velcro backed for easy removal! Worn on equipment, body armour and sometimes helmets and floppy hats. There are many variations but the one shown has an...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 05-10-21, 10:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 293
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Coldstream Guards Senior Drum Major Scott...

Coldstream Guards Senior Drum Major Scott Fitzgerald - 2017

More Lurex than gold lace!

Tim
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-10-21, 09:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 421
Posted By grey_green_acorn
A slight tangent but R.E.V. GOMM are part of the...

A slight tangent but R.E.V. GOMM are part of the Shaw Munster Group. Here is a kink to their website showing ‘how badges are made’ - in this case cuff links!
...
Forum: General Topics. 05-10-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 238
Posted By grey_green_acorn
That is so, badge originally sealed in 1901 as a...

That is so, badge originally sealed in 1901 as a two lugged version. Subsequently the vertical shank (slider) badge was substituted and additions and changes made to the descriptors including ‘A’...
Forum: Headdress 05-10-21, 06:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 476
Posted By grey_green_acorn
99 in the NSN indicates UK Tim

99 in the NSN indicates UK

Tim
Forum: General Topics. 04-10-21, 10:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 238
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Pattern Cards

Here is an example of a nice early Pattern Card dated 1901 (54Bty collection) and a more recent one dated 1970 (my collection).
Showing that the card design changed very little in 70+ years until...
Forum: General Topics. 04-10-21, 09:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 238
Posted By grey_green_acorn
There is also a Group Album showing many more...

There is also a Group Album showing many more Sealed Patterns here:

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/group.php?groupid=7

Tim
Forum: General Topics. 04-10-21, 09:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 238
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Here is my working description to go with my...

Here is my working description to go with my album showing many sealed patterns from the last 60 years. Other members will be able to provide a more precise definition.
...
Forum: General Topics. 04-10-21, 09:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 427
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Colin Churchill’s book available here starting at...

Colin Churchill’s book available here starting at £20 + £3 postage
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/133889424624?hash=item1f2c6e7cf0:g:QrsAAOSwsxNhUuMo

Tim
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-10-21, 04:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 421
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Shaw Munster maker's mark

SM on the slider could be maker Shaw Munster, producing for more than 150 Years and still active:
https://shawmunstergroup.co.uk

Tim
Forum: General Topics. 04-10-21, 04:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 174
Posted By grey_green_acorn
In the British Army 'uniform' does not mean 'all...

In the British Army 'uniform' does not mean 'all the same'. As said in previous posts, rank pips or stars come in many sizes, metals and finishes. A few examples in my album:...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 04-10-21, 08:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 187
Posted By grey_green_acorn
An example is in GregN album with some additional...

An example is in GregN album with some additional details and other examples of Gale & Polden products both unused and on helmets.

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/album.php?albumid=663
...
Forum: Headdress 03-10-21, 07:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 476
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Agree with Marc, adopted and issued in the early...

Agree with Marc, adopted and issued in the early 1970s although apparently discussed and approved in the late 1960s. Likely that full supplies were needed to re-issue the Brigade at the same time...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 02-10-21, 07:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 443
Posted By grey_green_acorn
6 GR arm badge - silver anodised Tim

6 GR arm badge - silver anodised

Tim
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 01-10-21, 08:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 443
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Here is a link to the other thread ...

Here is a link to the other thread
https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=52964

Tim
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