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Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia Yesterday, 04:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,708
Posted By mike_vee
I thought it looked like a driver badge below the...

I thought it looked like a driver badge below the artificer one. :confused:
Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 03:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 192
Posted By mike_vee
I think it is possibly an "inherited" claim. ...

I think it is possibly an "inherited" claim.

From "TRADES DIRECTORY, 1914."



In 1897 Gaunt & Son purchased Thurkle's business and thereafter used the Thurkle name on swords retailed by...
Forum: Military Buttons 28-11-22, 09:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By mike_vee
Also available in smaller (cuff) size. ...

Also available in smaller (cuff) size.

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=5056

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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 28-11-22, 08:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 359
Posted By mike_vee
I agree , letters are in three separate 'blocks'....

I agree , letters are in three separate 'blocks'.


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Forum: General Topics. 27-11-22, 08:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 272
Posted By mike_vee
Pony is "Corporal Cruachan IV". ...

Pony is "Corporal Cruachan IV".




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Forum: Other Military Topics 26-11-22, 02:19 PM
Replies: 515
Views: 35,218
Posted By mike_vee
More 2022

Two of this year's TFL/London Underground pins , Buses with brooch fitting and Roundel with clutch pin. There were also three train pins but I gave them a miss this year.


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Forum: General Topics. 25-11-22, 12:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 362
Posted By mike_vee
Found this : ...

Found this :



https://berlin-military.com/Lugs-for-Metal-Insignia


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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-11-22, 04:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 112
Posted By mike_vee
German ! :D AIR SIGNALS "B" CLASS RADIO...

German ! :D

AIR SIGNALS "B" CLASS RADIO OPERATOR'S TRADE BADGE.

https://www.germanmilitaria.com/Luftwaffe/01Medals7.html




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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-11-22, 10:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 180
Posted By mike_vee
Also found photo attributed about 20 years...

Also found photo attributed about 20 years earlier than originally suggested.

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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-11-22, 09:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 180
Posted By mike_vee
One point from the earlier thread : ...

One point from the earlier thread :


Newspaper article from December 1866



Also connected to The Boys' Home were:
The Boys' Hospital
The Boy's Church
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-11-22, 08:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 180
Posted By mike_vee
A thread from 2012 : Regents Park boys home...

A thread from 2012 :

Regents Park boys home cadets (https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=27973)

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Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 24-11-22, 07:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 122
Posted By mike_vee
Don't know if this will help : Merchiston...

Don't know if this will help :

Merchiston Castle School – Pals and Chaps from Edinburgh (https://17thmanchesters.wordpress.com/2014/04/02/merchiston-castle-school-pals-and-chaps-from-edinburgh/)
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Forum: Other Military Topics 23-11-22, 05:16 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 9,273
Posted By mike_vee
Great find !

This was advertised as :


The dating was based on an error reading the Reg.Design number .

It is actually a brass version of a "puffbox" which was sold in an E.P version which appears in a...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-11-22, 04:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 134
Posted By mike_vee
South African Horse Machine Gun Section...

South African Horse Machine Gun Section (1916-1919) :confused:

https://smallarmsreview.com/south-african-machine-gun-badges/

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Forum: Other Military Topics 23-11-22, 04:32 PM
Replies: 515
Views: 35,218
Posted By mike_vee
Filling gaps !

Picked up a 2006 City of Nottingham Poppy Appeal pin , I now have eight of their pins but as they possibly started in 1990 I've got a lot more to find.

Also got this years Metropolitan Police pin...
Forum: General Topics 22-11-22, 04:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 201
Posted By mike_vee
Description from IWM : From web : ...

Description from IWM :



From web :



https://www.samilitaria.com/SAM/product/1476-rhodesia-defence-unit-beret-badge-ref-co3074/
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 22-11-22, 03:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By mike_vee
Belgian Army Engineer Cap Badge ...

Belgian Army Engineer Cap Badge
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Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 22-11-22, 02:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 121
Posted By mike_vee
Exclamation Scottish Poppy

Been sorting out my poppy collection and have misplaced/lost my 1918-2018 Scottish centenary one. :o

Anyone got a spare ?

Thanks !
Forum: General Topics. 22-11-22, 11:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 336
Posted By mike_vee
I have an old laptop still running Windows 10 and...

I have an old laptop still running Windows 10 and have found that some of their 'automatic' updates can cause problems.

I clear history/cache at least once a week and also run a virus scan , then...
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 22-11-22, 10:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 221
Posted By mike_vee
From IWM site (no photo available) : ...

From IWM site (no photo available) :


https://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/30062666


Also this 2013 thread states :NSN is 8455-99-137-5449

Army Fire Service Procurement Executive...
Forum: Off topic 21-11-22, 01:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 210
Posted By mike_vee
Just for info , they also made Gold badges for...

Just for info , they also made Gold badges for RBL.




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Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 21-11-22, 11:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 247
Posted By mike_vee
Postwarden (Jon) may have some info. ...

Postwarden (Jon) may have some info.

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=61140


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Forum: Indian Badges 21-11-22, 08:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 374
Posted By mike_vee
Cambodian connection :confused: .

Cambodian connection :confused:

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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 21-11-22, 07:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 379
Posted By mike_vee
Photo from Glasgow Police Museum. .

Photo from Glasgow Police Museum.


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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 21-11-22, 07:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 320
Posted By mike_vee
The motto has a distant military connection : ...

The motto has a distant military connection :




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