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Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 09-09-22, 11:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 274
Posted By Mike B
In fairness the book is a bit limited, but...

In fairness the book is a bit limited, but reasonably priced. There is little information on Commando Lanyards for WW2 anywhere. After a lot of research, I find many conclusions are speculative,...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 08-09-22, 06:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 274
Posted By Mike B
Royal Marine Lanyards and dative information here...

Royal Marine Lanyards and dative information here
https://rmhistorical.com/badge

Along with a lot of other useful information
Hoping this helps
Mike
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 26-08-22, 12:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 168
Posted By Mike B
Hello Fusilier - sorry I can not help ... other...

Hello Fusilier - sorry I can not help ... other than say the intended image appears to be missing ... Good luck with your search
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 13-08-22, 08:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 688
Posted By Mike B
Very nice

Very nice
Forum: General Topics. 12-08-22, 05:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 864
Posted By Mike B
RIP James - deepest condolences to your family...

RIP James - deepest condolences to your family and friends
Forum: General Topics. 08-08-22, 10:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 336
Posted By Mike B
Superb Mike - very much appreciated. I had...

Superb Mike - very much appreciated. I had searched Google extensively, but not found these 'nuggets'. Many thanks - Mike
Forum: General Topics. 08-08-22, 08:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 336
Posted By Mike B
Mike Many thanks for your excellent research -...

Mike
Many thanks for your excellent research - extremely helpful thank you


Paul
Thank you for the link provided via email - it gives a great overview of Free French in London



Thank you...
Forum: General Topics. 07-08-22, 08:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 336
Posted By Mike B
FREE FRENCH BARRACKS IN LONDON

I wonder if anyone can help trace or confirm the location of two barracks used by Free French, in London I believe, during WW2.

The first is 'Surcouf Barracks' which I think was in Clapham Common...
Forum: General Topics. 06-08-22, 04:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By Mike B
Many thanks Dave and Andy for your thoughts. My...

Many thanks Dave and Andy for your thoughts.
My household insurance used to cover mine but unfortunately ceased militaria cover when I moved house.

Any further thoughts member appreciated
Mike
Forum: General Topics. 06-08-22, 07:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By Mike B
MILITARIA COLLECTION INSURANCE

Having received an insurance quote increase of 25% I wonder if other Forum Members can suggest alternate insurance providers, who include Militaria coverage.

I have previously used AON, but they...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 24-07-22, 08:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,106
Posted By Mike B
I am not sure but will mention you were asking ...

I am not sure but will mention you were asking
I imagine it would be quite expensive, but no harm asking
Mike
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 22-07-22, 03:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,106
Posted By Mike B
Great to see Paul - Also that you have a son who...

Great to see Paul - Also that you have a son who will hopefully enjoy and enter the hobby. The more new blood the better ...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 21-07-22, 04:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,106
Posted By Mike B
Interesting find Jon ...

Interesting find Jon ...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 21-07-22, 10:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,106
Posted By Mike B
Many thanks Marc ...

Many thanks Marc ...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 21-07-22, 07:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,106
Posted By Mike B
Many thanks Mike - it will be a challenge for...

Many thanks Mike - it will be a challenge for anyone to identify the green/black disc if it proving problematic to you ... The gauntlet has been thrown down, lets see if anyone can enlighten us all...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 19-07-22, 02:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,106
Posted By Mike B
Brilliant information Ian - thanks for sharing ...

Brilliant information Ian - thanks for sharing ...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 19-07-22, 11:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,106
Posted By Mike B
Many thanks Paul, Mike, Rob and Peter -...

Many thanks Paul, Mike, Rob and Peter - interesting observations, I am pleased you like it.
Wouldn't it be great if items like this could talk ...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 18-07-22, 12:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,106
Posted By Mike B
Good to hear from you Paul - yes, I was in awe...

Good to hear from you Paul - yes, I was in awe when I saw it. It has been kept protected and the colours are vivid.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 18-07-22, 12:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 314
Posted By Mike B
Many thanks Mike - much appreciate your help

Many thanks Mike - much appreciate your help
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 18-07-22, 07:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 314
Posted By Mike B
Rare Far East Insignia

I have added a thread under 'Formation Signs' section of the Forum, headed 'Far East Nurse Dress'.

Members who view - 'Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia' threads will find several...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 18-07-22, 07:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 187
Posted By Mike B
Excuse me Phil - my post was meant to be a new...

Excuse me Phil - my post was meant to be a new thread.
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 18-07-22, 07:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,106
Posted By Mike B
Far East Nurse 'skirt' - RARE INSIGNIA

A friend has recently acquired this Indian 'skirt' from the family of a nurse who served in the Far East - While we swelter in the heat I thought members here may be interested to see it ... even...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 11-07-22, 09:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 823
Posted By Mike B
Great story JB. Thanks for sharing..

Great story JB. Thanks for sharing..
Forum: Other Military Topics 05-07-22, 07:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 335
Posted By Mike B
Alan Not sure if you had Hertfordshire - again...

Alan
Not sure if you had Hertfordshire - again a likely trial pattern, wire fitting at back, not blades. I sold mine through Bosleys in March 2010, along with the rest of my WW2 economy collection....
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 03-07-22, 02:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 348
Posted By Mike B
Many thinks Michael ... excellent update,...

Many thinks Michael ... excellent update, excellent admin ...
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