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Forum: General Topics 17-11-16, 01:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,748
Posted By Pylon1357
Brian, I was there all day and missed you. I...

Brian, I was there all day and missed you. I missed a few people in fact. I saw John Swan at the Peterborough show, he told me he was not going to attend the Ottawa show. I know Lorne misses it as...
Forum: General Topics 14-11-16, 01:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,748
Posted By Pylon1357
Bill, you haven`t learned yet?? You are only...

Bill, you haven`t learned yet?? You are only supposed to drop and lose `el cheapo`stuff. Not prime patches like this.

Sorry to hear about this. I do hope you get them back.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-10-16, 06:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 685
Posted By Pylon1357
Better than my original answer was going to be...

Better than my original answer was going to be something along the lines of..... it's a dated thing-a-ma-jiggy, that attaches to the what-cha-ma-call-it, with a date on it.

Of course someone gave...
Forum: Off topic 04-07-16, 10:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,831
Posted By Pylon1357
I will be 51 at the end of the month. I still get...

I will be 51 at the end of the month. I still get called 'youngster' by one or two collector acquaintances. At work I called the old fart. Until the young kids need help figuring something out, then...
Forum: Photographs of Canadian Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 04-07-16, 09:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 806
Posted By Pylon1357
The image is reversed, but it appears to my poor...

The image is reversed, but it appears to my poor broken eyes that he was 50th Battalion CEF. The numeral above the brass "INF" title appears to be 50 and the collar badge appears to be 50th to me.
...
Forum: Off topic 28-06-16, 03:09 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,537
Posted By Pylon1357
Against my will, I now have windows 10. I...

Against my will, I now have windows 10. I freaking hate it. Why the hell do they force this good for nothing POS update down my throat. There was nothing wrong with my windows 7. I knew exactly where...
Forum: Other Militaria 23-06-16, 01:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 646
Posted By Pylon1357
I would love to find something like this for my...

I would love to find something like this for my father. He worked on the Ground support software and testing stations for the CF-18.
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran, Lapel Badges and Challenge Coins 06-05-16, 01:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,305
Posted By Pylon1357
180th Battalion CEF BOOSTER

I picked this little item up last Saturday at the Ottawa Militaria show and sale. I know nothing about it other than it appears unfinished, in so far as it lacks any attachment device.

It is a...
Forum: Off topic 09-04-16, 04:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,170
Posted By Pylon1357
Funny this topic comes here and now. A buddy and...

Funny this topic comes here and now. A buddy and I were just reminiscing this evening about our time IN KAF. We were both civilian employees. The story goes like this;

On a rather warm June night...
Forum: General Topics 05-04-16, 04:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 841
Posted By Pylon1357
I wounder if it is possible that this is one of...

I wounder if it is possible that this is one of those titles sold through Eaton's and the like to the Civilian market?

I certainly is an interesting item with those Maple Leaves to either side of...
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 04-12-15, 05:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,282
Posted By Pylon1357
Would the Land Ordnance Engineers come into play...

Would the Land Ordnance Engineers come into play here?
Forum: Photographs of Canadian Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 26-11-15, 05:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,940
Posted By Pylon1357
the first photo is a fake. that is my story, and...

the first photo is a fake. that is my story, and I an sticking to it. LOL
Forum: General Topics 30-09-15, 12:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,948
Posted By Pylon1357
A fake CEF collector has a slider as opposed to...

A fake CEF collector has a slider as opposed to lugs or tangs.
Forum: General Topics 20-09-15, 12:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,368
Posted By Pylon1357
Now that I am home, I can post properly. The lads...

Now that I am home, I can post properly. The lads above have replied in regards to the SWB. Which in Canada is also known as the Army Class "B" service badge, awarded to those men who served in the...
Forum: General Topics 20-09-15, 04:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,368
Posted By Pylon1357
John is correct. The P and S refer to the...

John is correct. The P and S refer to the memorial plaque and memorial scroll. Yes he is entitled to the Victory Medal. You should post his medals card as well. That index card you posted is in...
Forum: Photographs of Canadian Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 18-09-15, 12:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,491
Posted By Pylon1357
Off the top of my head, I think the Irish Officer...

Off the top of my head, I think the Irish Officer may be Bill Elder, but I am not certain. Leave it with me and I will look deeper into it. I note the officer has the MC so that narrows it down to...
Forum: General Topics 13-09-15, 12:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,165
Posted By Pylon1357
Ian, I will argue that point about about letter...

Ian, I will argue that point about about letter carrier being the weakest link. I live in rural Ontario in an area where I have pick up my own mail at the post office. THEIR HOURS OF OPERATION BLOW...
Forum: General Topics 25-08-15, 02:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,696
Posted By Pylon1357
I don't collect badges so I don't care. OK...

I don't collect badges so I don't care.

OK now that I have pissed off a few people with that accurate statement.... I have never liked the irrelevant cut and paste histories of a battalion within...
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 24-08-15, 12:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,238
Posted By Pylon1357
Funny you bring this one up Bill. I was looking...

Funny you bring this one up Bill. I was looking at that on my phone and thought WTH? Checked on my computer when I got home, I don't get the warm fuzzies from this one.
Forum: General Topics 21-08-15, 01:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,133
Posted By Pylon1357
Funny this comes up now. I just heard about this...

Funny this comes up now. I just heard about this book a week ago, while trying to sort out which CEF Battalions never saw service outside Canada. I downloaded he copy Bill refers to.

I would have...
Forum: Off topic 15-07-15, 12:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,330
Posted By Pylon1357
Muskey, I feel your pain. Lucky for me I have...

Muskey, I feel your pain. Lucky for me I have backed off on my eBay purchases. What I have been doing lately is contacting some of the dealers I know in eBay and doing the deals off eBay. Not very...
Forum: Infantry 09-06-15, 12:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,101
Posted By Pylon1357
I agree with Bill, it certainly appears that...

I agree with Bill, it certainly appears that there was an overlay at one point, that has come off. It seems to be rather common with these particular collars. My pair look to have had both overlays...
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 09-04-15, 04:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,316
Posted By Pylon1357
that is a sexy one for sure.

that is a sexy one for sure.
Forum: Formation and Tasking Signs 01-04-15, 04:48 PM
Replies: 7
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Views: 1,726
Posted By Pylon1357
Not all wore the pin Bill. I am not certain if...

Not all wore the pin Bill. I am not certain if the troops had to purchase these pins, but civilians had to buy ours from the Canex at New Canada House or the 'SEACAN' on the boardwalk.
Forum: Infantry 30-03-15, 12:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,428
Posted By Pylon1357
Thanks Bill, sometimes I amaze myself at how...

Thanks Bill, sometimes I amaze myself at how silly my questions are. I honestly think I am losing my flipping mind.
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