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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-07-19, 09:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 232
Posted By fairlie63
Go Mike, well sorted!

Go Mike, well sorted!
Forum: Infantry and Special Forces 13-07-19, 06:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 153
Posted By fairlie63
May well be different manufacturers, yours is...

May well be different manufacturers, yours is post December 1939.

in the early 1930s the 48 Bn hat badge was made by S. Schlanck and Co of Adelaide, the collar badges were made by Cole, Bentley...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 11-07-19, 07:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 786
Posted By fairlie63
Arrived today, thanks Barry. Great effort, well...

Arrived today, thanks Barry. Great effort, well done!

Cheers, Keith
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 11-07-19, 07:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 275
Posted By fairlie63
The Tyneside Scottish were reformed in 1947 as...

The Tyneside Scottish were reformed in 1947 as 670 LAA Regt (Tyneside Scottish), The Black Watch, Royal Highland Regiment.

That wonderful publication, Badges on Battledress by one Jon Mills says...
Forum: Photographs of Australian Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 08-07-19, 07:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 279
Posted By fairlie63
Hi Simon, no example sorry, I only collect...

Hi Simon, no example sorry, I only collect artillery post 1902.

Victoria had some really interesting proficiency badges prior to Federation.

The other Australian colonies mostly followed the...
Forum: Military Buttons 08-07-19, 05:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 101
Posted By fairlie63
Hi Tarabelle, I'm probably miles out of the...

Hi Tarabelle,

I'm probably miles out of the ball park but somewhere along the line I think this might have been the earliest pattern of Royal Canadian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers button....
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 08-07-19, 05:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 204
Posted By fairlie63
Taking the Pith?

Maybe this bloke just likes taking the pith out of the forum because he knows his favourite auction site will never stop him selling fakes as long as they are getting their cut.
...
Forum: Photographs of Australian Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 08-07-19, 04:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 279
Posted By fairlie63
Crossed rifles with crown and star above was for...

Crossed rifles with crown and star above was for best shot in a regiment, Victorian Military Forces, 1893 onwards.

Keith
Forum: New Zealand Badges 02-07-19, 07:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 176
Posted By fairlie63
Nice badges James, I wonder if the copper badge...

Nice badges James, I wonder if the copper badge was initially bronzed.

The NZFA Volunteers badge has eluded me in the past (at a price I could afford anyway).

Keith
Forum: New Zealand Badges 30-06-19, 08:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 176
Posted By fairlie63
Hi Corey, I assume that the NZ Field Artillery...

Hi Corey, I assume that the NZ Field Artillery badge was worn sometime from 1911 for a period. Happy to be corrected by somebody more in the know.

It appears to have been manufactured by Stokes...
Forum: General Topics 28-06-19, 10:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 166
Posted By fairlie63
Hi Rob, It was published by the Army Museum...

Hi Rob,

It was published by the Army Museum of Western Australia so might be worth looking them up on the web and seeing if they have any copies in their shop.

Keith
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 25-06-19, 07:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 135
Posted By fairlie63
I think Ian Kelly Militaria had some just...

I think Ian Kelly Militaria had some just recently Jerry.

Keith
Forum: General Topics 25-06-19, 05:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 178
Posted By fairlie63
Hello Rod, there's a couple of South African...

Hello Rod, there's a couple of South African specific books on this subject in the Armor Color Gallery series:

No 6, Camouflage & Markings of the 6th South African Armored Division, North Africa &...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 19-06-19, 07:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 204
Posted By fairlie63
Nice Irv!

Nice Irv!
Forum: Photographs of Australian Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 19-06-19, 09:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 417
Posted By fairlie63
The Victorian Rifles, raised as two companies in...

The Victorian Rifles, raised as two companies in Melbourne vide Commonwealth of Australia Gazette Issue No 274 dated 10 November 1906.

Keith
Forum: Photographs of Australian Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 18-06-19, 07:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 417
Posted By fairlie63
I'll have a look at Vic Rifles for you Henk. ...

I'll have a look at Vic Rifles for you Henk.

I think it should be 1st Battalion, Royal Victoria Regiment for the heading of your chart.

Also in October 1942 32 Aust Inf Bn became 109 Aust LAA...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 17-06-19, 06:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 263
Posted By fairlie63
Thanks Dennis, PM sent. Keith

Thanks Dennis, PM sent.
Keith
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 17-06-19, 01:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 263
Posted By fairlie63
No problems, thanks anyway.

No problems, thanks anyway.
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 16-06-19, 07:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 263
Posted By fairlie63
Jo, There is a book on the armoured and...

Jo,
There is a book on the armoured and artillery unit badges of the French Army. Do you know what it is called, I'd like to obtain a copy if I could.

I don't collect them but like the DUI of...
Forum: Light Horse and Armoured (RAAC) 15-06-19, 09:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 599
Posted By fairlie63
Yes, as Glyde I had quite a few colour patches...

Yes, as Glyde I had quite a few colour patches with numerals affixed, in quite a number of variations, but I have never seen a sew-on version, nor do I refer to one in the book.

Keith
Forum: General Topics 12-06-19, 05:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 185
Posted By fairlie63
Thanks Mick, good to know. Keith

Thanks Mick, good to know. Keith
Forum: General Topics 11-06-19, 07:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 185
Posted By fairlie63
The red and yellow would be B Sqn 2 Cav Regt I...

The red and yellow would be B Sqn 2 Cav Regt I think bc. I seem to recall both being worn at Inf Centre in the mid to late 1970s on tankie suits by their dismounted troopers, can't remember what the...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 11-06-19, 10:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 335
Posted By fairlie63
I think that seller already has had a mention on...

I think that seller already has had a mention on the forum.

Keith
Forum: New Zealand Badges 11-06-19, 10:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 278
Posted By fairlie63
Out of curiosity, is the bottom badge not 3rd...

Out of curiosity, is the bottom badge not 3rd Class Wireless Operator, Australian Corps of Signals, 1926-1942?

Keith
Forum: Other Corps 09-06-19, 09:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 211
Posted By fairlie63
Badge, Arm, Volunteer AIF, Medically Unfit. ...

Badge, Arm, Volunteer AIF, Medically Unfit.

For members of the Australian Military Forces who had volunteered for the Australian Imperial Force but had been rejected as medically unfit. Wearing of...
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