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Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 02-03-20, 11:25 AM
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Posted By iffig
The red and white scrolls rather suggest Belarus...

The red and white scrolls rather suggest Belarus than Russia.
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 29-02-20, 08:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 508
Posted By iffig
Maybe some relation with this? ...

Maybe some relation with this?

http://www.warwheels.net/HeavyPumpUnitindex.html
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 27-11-19, 09:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 192
Posted By iffig
No, I am not. I do not collect actual badges,...

No, I am not. I do not collect actual badges, only documents.
BTW, the one at the left of the bottom row is different because it belongs to the Coast Artillery, not to the Army.
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 27-11-19, 04:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 164
Posted By iffig
That's the formation sign of the French...

That's the formation sign of the French Commandement Supérieur Interarmes/Groupe Antilles Guyane.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 27-11-19, 04:33 PM
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Views: 192
Posted By iffig
They are Swedish.

They are Swedish.
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 17-06-19, 09:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 257
Posted By iffig
Hi! As for the other patch, I would say it...

Hi!

As for the other patch, I would say it is the 38 th Guards Air Assault Brigade from Belarus:


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/38th_Guards_Air_Assault_Brigade
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-01-18, 08:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 415
Posted By iffig
The important point to understand the "RG"...

The important point to understand the "RG" marking is that there are four btrys in an AT regiment. Their actual make up is irrelevant.
It has been very clearly explained.
Thank you all for your...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-01-18, 06:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 415
Posted By iffig
Thank you Mike. I have had the same info by an...

Thank you Mike.
I have had the same info by an other source.

What I understand is that an AT Rgt has 4 Btrys (2 Btrys with AT guns et 2 Btrys with SP AT guns); each Btry has 3 Troops, each troop...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-01-18, 11:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 415
Posted By iffig
Thank you for this answer. Very helpful indeed.

Thank you for this answer. Very helpful indeed.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-01-18, 09:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 415
Posted By iffig
Vehicle marking to identify

Hello all,

Here is a view of some vehicles of the Guard Division during Operation Goodwood.

182882

They are supposed to belong to the 21st Anti-Tank Regiment and the 55th Field Artillery...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 27-11-17, 01:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 558
Posted By iffig
Actually, it is a Spanish civilian transport...

Actually, it is a Spanish civilian transport pilot badge, introduced in 1943.


Scroll down page et see illustration N ° 16 caption in "Boletín Oficial del Ministerio del Aire nº 114 de 25 de...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 25-03-17, 08:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 776
Posted By iffig
Maybe the other one is related with a Masonic...

Maybe the other one is related with a Masonic lodge:

http://www.eastlancscenturion.org.uk/page2.html
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 13-02-16, 12:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 841
Posted By iffig
Hello! Your badge is upside down and I think...

Hello!

Your badge is upside down and I think it is Spanish, not Portugese; it is probably in relation with the "Cuerpo de Ingenieros politecnicos del ejercito de tierra". Perhaps a diplom for...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 13-10-15, 10:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,141
Posted By iffig
I meant modern (post independance) Indian...

I meant modern (post independance) Indian Division because of the shape of the badge, which is very typical.
Maybe the motive is for a lineage, as suggested?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 10-10-15, 08:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,141
Posted By iffig
The shape and colours are definitively...

The shape and colours are definitively reminiscent of Indian Armoured Divisions formation signs (see under), although I have never seen such a colour disposition.
...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-10-15, 04:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 906
Posted By iffig
"Marconista" means radio-operator, from the name...

"Marconista" means radio-operator, from the name of Guglielmo Marconi....
A bit a national pride :D
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-08-15, 10:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,612
Posted By iffig
They are non English .... You are showing us...

They are non English ....
You are showing us three nice collar or cap badges (depending on their dimensions) of the Spanish Army Engineers Corps.
...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 16-08-15, 12:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,104
Posted By iffig
It is identified here (correctly I think) as the...

It is identified here (correctly I think) as the 29 th Indian Army Infantyry Division - post-1947, of course.
And of course, a mace ...... :D

...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 26-06-15, 06:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 881
Posted By iffig
The badge is italian: it is a "distintivo per la...

The badge is italian: it is a "distintivo per la navigazione in guerra" ("badge for wartime service at sea").
It comes in different models depending on the type of ship and the length of service at...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 17-06-15, 06:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,283
Posted By iffig
You can find an illustration of the Dutch badge...

You can find an illustration of the Dutch badge here, from a regulation dating back from the 30's.


http://www.rathbonemuseum.com/NETHERLANDS/KNILInsignia/KNILInsignia.html


Regards
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 10-04-15, 07:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 998
Posted By iffig
But the motto is ancient greek indeed. It means :...

But the motto is ancient greek indeed. It means : "Education is the mother of wisdom and virtue" (Food to think for next week-end ....)
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-02-15, 12:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,170
Posted By iffig
It is depicting the Blason of Anne de Bretagne;...

It is depicting the Blason of Anne de Bretagne; so: a regionalist or national brooch, depending on what you think about minorities in Europe !

...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 10-01-15, 05:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 756
Posted By iffig
Hello! It is not a contemporary Indian Army...

Hello!

It is not a contemporary Indian Army badge as they are all identically shaped, even the one with a design matching yours (see here):

...
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 23-12-14, 09:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,349
Posted By iffig
These are regimental badges rather than cap...

These are regimental badges rather than cap badges.
Usually worn on the breast.

Regards
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 20-12-14, 09:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,344
Posted By iffig
This is a cap badge of the Milizia Portuaria (an...

This is a cap badge of the Milizia Portuaria (an armed branch of the Italian Fascist Party which was in charge of guarding harbours and maritime installations such as lighthouses or other).
Some...
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