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Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 09:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 191
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Link to previous thread on Gaunt cards and...

Link to previous thread on Gaunt cards and Magpie’s detailed information.

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=87548

Tim
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. Yesterday, 07:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 79
Posted By grey_green_acorn
I have this one as a belt plate badge in ‘new...

I have this one as a belt plate badge in ‘new metal’ with two short flat lugs.
Similar to yours but back is different.
Tim
Forum: Headdress 28-11-22, 11:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 268
Posted By grey_green_acorn
A 'modern' Blue Cloth Helmet for the Band and/or...

A 'modern' Blue Cloth Helmet for the Band and/or Corps of Drums of the Queen's Regiment. Probably from the early 1970s when Bands re-introduced versions of Full Dress including Blue Cloth Helmets. ...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 28-11-22, 11:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 594
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Welsh Brigade and worn into the early 1970s by...

Welsh Brigade and worn into the early 1970s by the RRW until introduction of the larger type POW feathers.

Tim
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 28-11-22, 09:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 594
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Looks a little large for a beret badge, could it...

Looks a little large for a beret badge, could it be a blazer badge?
I read somewhere that when the Royal Anglian Regiment formed there was an insistence by the officers to use a smaller collar size...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 27-11-22, 09:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 594
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Pretty sure that officers in the East Anglian...

Pretty sure that officers in the East Anglian Brigade / Regiment wore in the beret a small silver and gilt version of the larger cap badge.
See...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 27-11-22, 12:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 594
Posted By grey_green_acorn
I have an example to the Mercian Brigade worn...

I have an example to the Mercian Brigade worn later by the Mercian Volunteers.

Tim
Forum: General Topics. 24-11-22, 06:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 362
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Or here ...

Or here
...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 24-11-22, 02:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 132
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Oxfordshire ACF Tim

Oxfordshire ACF

Tim
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 23-11-22, 07:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 428
Posted By grey_green_acorn
RRGH officers cap badge sold on eBay in 2010 for...

RRGH officers cap badge sold on eBay in 2010 for £101.99

See https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=11804

Tim
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 22-11-22, 06:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 428
Posted By grey_green_acorn
That looks like the Officers cap badge for the...

That looks like the Officers cap badge for the Royal Regiment of Gloucestershire and Hampshire RRGH. Not anodised and they have sold for three figures.

Tim
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 20-11-22, 10:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,215
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Chris, Try this link ...

Chris,
Try this link
https://rmhistorical.com/badge

Tim
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 16-11-22, 12:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 279
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Here is a Royal Regiment of Gloucestershire and...

Here is a Royal Regiment of Gloucestershire and Hampshire cap badge with the J.R.GAUNT LONDON LTD. mark with round bottom G and full stop after the LTD.

Clearly produced for the collectors'...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 16-11-22, 06:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 279
Posted By grey_green_acorn
This is my view on the makers mark J.R.GAUNT...

This is my view on the makers mark J.R.GAUNT LONDON LTD with a flat bottom G and no full stop after LTD

See https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/album.php?albumid=4313

As sourced from the...
Forum: General Topics. 15-11-22, 10:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 570
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Also Earl Mountbatten. He was appointed...

Also Earl Mountbatten.
He was appointed personal aide-de-camp by Edward VIII, George VI and Elizabeth II, and therefore bore the unusual distinction of being allowed to wear three royal cyphers on...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 14-11-22, 11:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 510
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Yes in silver anodised. Tim

Yes in silver anodised.

Tim
Forum: Off topic 14-11-22, 11:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 235
Posted By grey_green_acorn
This was posted on the now accessible GMIC site...

This was posted on the now accessible GMIC site on 9 November:

Apologies for the outage over the last 48 hours. GMIC had issues with the domain name not being propagated to a new server due to IP...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 14-11-22, 07:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 456
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Royal Lancers beret badge (motto)

Here are detailed photos of the soldiers’ (ORS) two part beret badge (motto).

Tim
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 12-11-22, 07:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 510
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Morrison tapered sliders

Try a Forum search for ‘Morrison’ to see examples of badges with tapered sliders.
A retired RAOC Major J A Morrison acquired some manufacturer’s dies and produced ‘restruck’ cap badges in the late...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 11-11-22, 08:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 456
Posted By grey_green_acorn
It looks like Royal Lancers - Other Ranks No1...

It looks like Royal Lancers - Other Ranks No1 Dress Cap Badge Finish Nickel Low Bake Pattern No 002568 Dated 30/05/19 NSN 8455-99-843-1127

For comparison here is my example which was obtained in...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 09-11-22, 07:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 883
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Information from previous posts suggests the...

Information from previous posts suggests the picture, while probably posed, dates from c1963 and shows Captain Phil Green of 95 Amphibious Observation Regiment Royal Artillery. The individuals in...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-11-22, 11:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 392
Posted By grey_green_acorn
See: ...

See:

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/album.php?albumid=4163&pictureid=207287

Tim
Forum: Off topic 07-11-22, 11:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 235
Posted By grey_green_acorn
https://gmic.co.uk/ No longer works for me. ...

https://gmic.co.uk/

No longer works for me.

Tim
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 05-11-22, 12:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 401
Posted By grey_green_acorn
David, PM follows. Tim

David,
PM follows.

Tim
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-11-22, 03:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 446
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Links: ...

Links:

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/album.php?albumid=4463&pictureid=207686

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/album.php?albumid=4463&pictureid=207685

Tim
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