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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 29-06-20, 09:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 219
Posted By altcar73
Phil is correct. But, second world war. Dave.

Phil is correct. But, second world war.

Dave.
Forum: Military Buttons 26-06-20, 05:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 134
Posted By altcar73
Observer Corps. Dave.

Observer Corps.

Dave.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-06-20, 07:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 318
Posted By altcar73
Chris, Thanks for this info. My information...

Chris,

Thanks for this info. My information came in an email from the FIDF about three years ago and was probably current at that time. It may well be that they have had a "gilt" batch made at...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 22-06-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 318
Posted By altcar73
Chris, Thanks for your message. Other than...

Chris,

Thanks for your message. Other than the dates given for the one at the top, I'm not really able to pinpoint dates of usage. I understand that the bronze one is worn on a beret with undress...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 21-06-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 318
Posted By altcar73
Photo attached. Dave.

Photo attached.

Dave.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 21-06-20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 318
Posted By altcar73
I have one of these. It was apparently worn by...

I have one of these. It was apparently worn by the FIDF for a short period in the 1960's (so I'm told). It was not liked and they reverted to the previous issue badge which they continue to wear...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 20-06-20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 110
Posted By altcar73
Yes please. PM sent. Dave.

Yes please. PM sent.

Dave.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 17-06-20, 07:57 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,303
Posted By altcar73
Ebay would have been well aware of the...

Ebay would have been well aware of the investigation and the subsequent conviction. Derbyshire Trading Standards would have needed eBay's assistance in respect of archived sales records and indeed...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 17-06-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,303
Posted By altcar73
[QUOTE=Bill A;513089]Being unfamiliar with...

[QUOTE=Bill A;513089]Being unfamiliar with British legal practices, does the conviction not leave the Lyttel's open to suits for damages? Any who have bought from any of their various alias MAY have...
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 14-06-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 178
Posted By altcar73
Posted in error. Dave.

Posted in error.

Dave.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-06-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By altcar73
It is a post Colonial beret badge for Somaliland...

It is a post Colonial beret badge for Somaliland Police.

Dave.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 10-06-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 275
Posted By altcar73
At the risk of stating the obvious, its Indian...

At the risk of stating the obvious, its Indian post. 1948. That said, I can't say who used it.

Dave.
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 10-06-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 261
Posted By altcar73
Forgive my asking, but what is a "KuK"? ...

Forgive my asking, but what is a "KuK"?

Dave.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 10-06-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,303
Posted By altcar73
Don't waste your time. eBay will not even discuss...

Don't waste your time. eBay will not even discuss it with you.

Dave.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 09-06-20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,303
Posted By altcar73
One and the same! Dave.

One and the same!

Dave.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-06-20, 05:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 249
Posted By altcar73
Yet another individual milking the knowledge of...

Yet another individual milking the knowledge of the Forum for his own commercial purposes!

Dave.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 31-05-20, 06:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 262
Posted By altcar73
Why not drop Calcutta Fire Brigade a line? ...

Why not drop Calcutta Fire Brigade a line?

Dave.
Forum: General Topics. 28-05-20, 01:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 559
Posted By altcar73
You can pick your friends but unfortunately you...

You can pick your friends but unfortunately you are lumbered with your relatives.

Dave.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 28-05-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 262
Posted By altcar73
Could be a Fire Brigade badge? Dave.

Could be a Fire Brigade badge?

Dave.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 25-05-20, 05:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 109
Posted By altcar73
London County Council. Dave.

London County Council.

Dave.
Forum: General Topics. 20-05-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 204
Posted By altcar73
No, one but no one should use the global shipping...

No, one but no one should use the global shipping programme. It is the biggest rip off on this earth. Avoid at all costs.

Dave.
Forum: New Zealand Badges 16-05-20, 03:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 302
Posted By altcar73
Where the badge is silver, an individual Officer...

Where the badge is silver, an individual Officer may feel inclined to have a brooch fitted to the reverse of a headdress badge to facilitate its easy removal for cleaning. Whether he would "get away"...
Forum: General Topics 09-05-20, 08:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 188
Posted By altcar73
Imerse the badge in hot water and leave for a...

Imerse the badge in hot water and leave for a period of time. You will find that the coating will begin to flake away. After each immersion scrub with a tootbrush or similar, and repeat. Another...
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 06-05-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 132
Posted By altcar73
Far to big for a collar badge. Because of the...

Far to big for a collar badge. Because of the size, it would have been worn on a cap.

Dave.
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 06-05-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 132
Posted By altcar73
Yes, its a collar badge for Eastbourne Borough...

Yes, its a collar badge for Eastbourne Borough Police. White metal would suggest pre., 1935. What size is it?

Dave.
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