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Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 12-06-20, 08:47 PM
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Posted By sailorbear
AAC Shoulder Titles

Wanted: Set of Army Air Corps (AAC) A/A Shoulder Titles, if anyone has a set?

Thanks

Tony
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 06-06-20, 03:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 239
Posted By sailorbear
I was issued a pair in 1986 but never wore them,...

I was issued a pair in 1986 but never wore them, was told they were to wear on No2 shirt, worn with lightweight trousers but nobody bothered, just wore R Sigs epaulette slides on jumper and nothing...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 06-06-20, 11:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 239
Posted By sailorbear
Hi Mike, thats interesting as I was issued A/A...

Hi Mike, thats interesting as I was issued A/A Royal Sigs shoulder titles in 1986! I was never issued metal PWRR or MPGS titles but they did/do exists and have seen them but I was only ever issued...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 06-06-20, 10:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 239
Posted By sailorbear
Cheers Jerry, I've searched all over but cant...

Cheers Jerry, I've searched all over but cant find any and have never seen any being worn, not even during my own (admitedly) short period of service with the AAC. Which I find strange as during my...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 05-06-20, 10:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 239
Posted By sailorbear
AAC Shoulder Titles?

Hi all, can anyone out there tell me if the Army Air Corps do or ever did wear staybright or brass shoulder titles?

Regards

Tony
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 24-05-20, 08:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 115
Posted By sailorbear
Cheers Graham, that's great, really interesting...

Cheers Graham, that's great, really interesting and look forward to the scans when you're finally unpacked (last time I moved it took best part of 4 years!)

RAF Police Auxiliaries? I don't know,...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 24-05-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 115
Posted By sailorbear
Army Depot Police/Security Force Police Cyprus

Hi all, Following on from my last post for defence security badges I'm looking for, does anyone have any images of the Cyprus Army Depot Police or current Security Force Police? I served in Cyprus...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 24-05-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 150
Posted By sailorbear
[QUOTE=bess55;510629]Tony, these are what you're...

[QUOTE=bess55;510629]Tony, these are what you're looking for. They are indeed a very light yellow metal and crudley cast locally I would suspect. They come with a thin gauge crude cutter pin too. I...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 24-05-20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 150
Posted By sailorbear
Cheers Jerry, much appreciated. Tony

Cheers Jerry, much appreciated.

Tony
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 24-05-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 150
Posted By sailorbear
[QUOTE=engr9266;510613] Cheers Jerry, the...

[QUOTE=engr9266;510613]

Cheers Jerry, the last 3 are of the type I'm looking for, I have the later pattern Army Depot Police Cyprus and Depot Security Police Cyprus, just looking for the earlier...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 24-05-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 150
Posted By sailorbear
Yes it is, its the one I gave you! I have one...

Yes it is, its the one I gave you! I have one myself but have two different collections Gurkha and Defence Security & Police in it fits in both so am hunting another one!

Tony
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 24-05-20, 10:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 150
Posted By sailorbear
Defence Security Items Wanted

Hi all, Would anyone have or have any idea where I may be able to find the following items? Willing to pay reasonable amount should anyone have anything!

British Gurkhas Nepal blackened Shoulder...
Forum: Headdress 08-04-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 153
Posted By sailorbear
New Naval Headdress Album

Hi all. for anyone who may be interested in naval headdress, I have just created a new world naval headdress album.
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 14-11-19, 06:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 221
Posted By sailorbear
Hi, Phill, I don't know what was worn during WW2...

Hi, Phill, I don't know what was worn during WW2 by the SCC but the title you have was worn by cadets up to the early 1990's.

The Merchant Navy title was worn at the Gravesend National Sea...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 15-08-19, 04:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 438
Posted By sailorbear
Mine did still have the liner in but with the...

Mine did still have the liner in but with the plastic diamond removed. it was a size 55. (I sold it on ebay about 2008)

Cheers Tony
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 15-08-19, 04:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 438
Posted By sailorbear
Exactly like that, did forget to quote preferably...

Exactly like that, did forget to quote preferably size 55 inch, or 6 and seven eigths! I would add that size is not crucial as I intend to put it pressed flat in a frame with my stable belt, blazer...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 15-08-19, 12:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 438
Posted By sailorbear
Help Wanted SAS Beret

Hi all, would like to ask if anyone has a original period SAS sand beret for 1983 - 85 with rayon sweatband which they would be willing to part with?

I served with 63 SAS Signal Squadron in the...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 08-06-19, 06:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 366
Posted By sailorbear
Many thanks all. Tony

Many thanks all.


Tony
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 08-06-19, 09:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 366
Posted By sailorbear
WW2 Parachute Engineers

Thanks Mike and Luc. I've seen a navy blue on red example of an RE shoulder title worn above a peggy with Airborne below. anyone know if this is correct ? anyone know what would be the correct type...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 02-06-19, 02:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 366
Posted By sailorbear
WW2 Parachute Engineers

Hi all, Asking for a friend, can anyone tell me what general insignia was worn by Parachute/Airborne Royal Engineers during the WW2 period, I'm aware that insignia may have changed over the course...
Forum: Military Buttons 15-04-19, 07:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 583
Posted By sailorbear
Hi Pete, a bit off the original question, but...

Hi Pete, a bit off the original question, but maybe a point of interest? In 1983, before I joined up, I was employed by the Admiralty as a Labourer Gardener and worked in the grounds of the wardroom...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 11-04-19, 07:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 452
Posted By sailorbear
No worries mate.

No worries mate.
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 09-04-19, 10:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 452
Posted By sailorbear
No worries, as soon as I finish this set of...

No worries, as soon as I finish this set of shifts (Thursday) I'll get them scanned.

Regards

Tony
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 08-04-19, 09:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 452
Posted By sailorbear
Hi Mike, I have a copy,, what's the favour? ...

Hi Mike, I have a copy,, what's the favour?

Regards

Tony
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 03-02-19, 04:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 446
Posted By sailorbear
[QUOTE=54Bty;467481]These badges were unusual at...

[QUOTE=54Bty;467481]These badges were unusual at one time, however recently a number of the once not seen anodised aluminium badges have surfaced.

The cloth version was for Regimental Medical...
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