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Forum: General Topics. 19-07-19, 03:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 179
Posted By hagwalther
Thanks Tim, No idea - I picked up the badge...

Thanks Tim,

No idea - I picked up the badge a while ago and not sure where it falls into my collection. I'll contact the organisation and see what turns up.

Chris
Forum: General Topics. 17-07-19, 10:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 179
Posted By hagwalther
British Army of the Rhine Pipe Band

Hi Guys,

Does anyone know when the Pipe Band of the BAOR was disbanded?

Did they exist right up to 1994 when the command itself was disbanded?

Regards,

Chris
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 16-07-19, 10:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 151
Posted By hagwalther
Tim, Excellent; thanks! This 'All...

Tim,

Excellent; thanks!

This 'All Ranks' badge replaced the officer version which was NSN 8455-99-130-3690 and also the A/A piece NSN 8455-99-135-6903. I'm wondering if the A/A pattern tags...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 16-07-19, 12:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 151
Posted By hagwalther
The Prince of Wales’s Own Regiment of Yorkshire [All Ranks]

Hi Guys,

Does anyone know the date of sealing of the modern 'New Metal' Prince of Wales’s Own Regiment of Yorkshire [All Ranks] cap badge.

NSN: 8455-99-869-560
Pattern No: 28805

Regards,
...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 15-07-19, 11:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 107
Posted By hagwalther
Modern Jewish Chaplains For Sale

Chaps,

There is a modern Jewish Chaplains cap badge for sale here:

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/RACHD-JEWISH-OFFICER-CAP-BADGE-ARMY-UK/173950197551?hash=item28803d5f2f:g:8N8AAOSwmFtc9Bzd

It is...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 11-07-19, 07:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 288
Posted By hagwalther
Hi Billy, Tim, The two broad arrow marks...

Hi Billy, Tim,

The two broad arrow marks (sold out of service) are commonly found on WW1 Lee Enfield (SMLE) rifles here in NZ. I was told years ago by the old guys at the rifle club that I...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 08-07-19, 09:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 109
Posted By hagwalther
Wanted A/A and 'New Metal' Cap Badges

Hi Guys,

Looking for the following in anodised aluminium:

1. Surrey Yeomanry [Large]
2. Inns of Court Regiment
3. Sherwood Rangers Yeomanry [Early] - First Pattern - Strap 'NOTTS SHERWOOD...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 26-06-19, 07:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,223
Posted By hagwalther
Is there any further news on the issue and...

Is there any further news on the issue and availability of the badge yet?

Chris
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 24-06-19, 12:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 205
Posted By hagwalther
Hi Alan, As far as I know, and if still...

Hi Alan,

As far as I know, and if still worn, the A/A versions of the grenade version of this badge are still current issue as per the 1960's.

Currently and again, as far as I know, there is no...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 18-06-19, 08:50 PM
Replies: 41
RWF
Views: 4,155
Posted By hagwalther
Hi Guys, The early RWF badges had sliders...

Hi Guys,

The early RWF badges had sliders and this was changed in 1970 to lugs. Each badge had its own CB No. with the later badge also being issued a NSN at a later date.

I could not find the...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 16-06-19, 09:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 522
Posted By hagwalther
Here is a Special Boat Service badge that I...

Here is a Special Boat Service badge that I acquired at the same time.

Again, I know nothing about these cloth badges but the packaging with NSN gives confidence as is the quality of the item.
...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 16-06-19, 05:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 522
Posted By hagwalther
Hi Guys, I have some images ex-stores SAS...

Hi Guys,

I have some images ex-stores SAS and SRR that have been sent to me.

I will ask if I can use the images here but they both seem to reconcile with the images with the badges that I...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 16-06-19, 04:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 522
Posted By hagwalther
Thanks Tim, My backing looks like the same...

Thanks Tim,

My backing looks like the same type of material but would have to say it was black.

The badges look very similar though - balance of probability good?

Regards,

Chris
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 15-06-19, 05:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 522
Posted By hagwalther
Thanks Marc, Mine seems to fit the bill at...

Thanks Marc,

Mine seems to fit the bill at description level at least.

Regards,

Chris
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 15-06-19, 05:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 522
Posted By hagwalther
Thanks Mike, I think mine is quite different...

Thanks Mike,

I think mine is quite different to the Amazon one but the gap in the 'S's between mine and Amazon remains.

Regards,

Chris
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 15-06-19, 05:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 522
Posted By hagwalther
Thanks Tim, I can see a lot of similarities...

Thanks Tim,

I can see a lot of similarities in the embroidery but is the backing different?

Do you have a reverse view?

Regards,

chris
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 15-06-19, 05:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 522
Posted By hagwalther
Guys, Thanks for all the replies here. I...

Guys,

Thanks for all the replies here. I have been sent some images of two SRR and one SAS badges all in original packaging. I will ask the sender if I can post the images here.

Regards,
...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 14-06-19, 12:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 522
Posted By hagwalther
SAS and SRR Cloth Cap Badges

Hi Guys,

I have never posted here before and my knowledge of cloth cap badges is basically nil.

These two cap badges, Special Air Service and Special Reconnaissance Regiment, came with a group...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 06-06-19, 08:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 85
Posted By hagwalther
Wanted: Couple of Piper's Badges

Hi Guys,

Still looking for post 1990 examples of:

Royal Corps of Signals Pipes and Drums Band
The Royal Gurkha Rifles [Pipers]

Regards,

Chris
Forum: Other Military Topics 20-05-19, 12:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 100
Posted By hagwalther
Wow! That took me back a bit. Just like...

Wow! That took me back a bit.

Just like those guys - sitting on the edge of the ramp after we had dropped out one ton loads followed by a pilot's low level navigation exercise around the south of...
Forum: General Topics. 29-04-19, 08:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 344
Posted By hagwalther
Darn. Thanks Phil. Chris

Darn.

Thanks Phil.

Chris
Forum: General Topics. 29-04-19, 02:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 344
Posted By hagwalther
There was a thread about some sort of glue that...

There was a thread about some sort of glue that hardened with a blue light.

Seems the glue was in one end of the applicator and the light in the other. You wiped glue on the two pieces to be...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 28-04-19, 07:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 615
Posted By hagwalther
Really Dude, Sorry to have wasted everyone's...

Really Dude,

Sorry to have wasted everyone's time...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 28-04-19, 04:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 615
Posted By hagwalther
I agree - maybe late 1980's though. Regards,...

I agree - maybe late 1980's though.

Regards,

Chris
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 23-04-19, 02:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 271
Posted By hagwalther
Was finally deleted from the inventory on the...

Was finally deleted from the inventory on the 28th August 2012.

Regards,

Chris
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