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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 08:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 88
Posted By Sonofacqms
Cool Armourer

Hammer and pinchers are a British army Armourers qualification badge.

Rob
Forum: Military Buttons Yesterday, 05:25 PM
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Views: 112
Posted By Sonofacqms
See here

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=81104

Rob
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 22-10-20, 08:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 73
Posted By Sonofacqms
Smile Royal Australian Engineers

Spare Royal Australian Engineers cap badge Queens crown bi-metal, loops replaced with some service wear 6.00

Beds and Herts LH OSD collar badge by JR Gaunt of London SOLD

Prices include UK...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 21-10-20, 11:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 112
Posted By Sonofacqms
Cool Chaplain Douglas Daniel Dibble

He is wearing an RAF Chaplains collar badge on his lapel, strange as he is associated with Chatham dockyard.

Rob
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 19-10-20, 10:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 145
Posted By Sonofacqms
Smile CB , I am sure you well may be correct. Rob

CB , I am sure you well may be correct.

Rob
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-10-20, 10:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 465
Posted By Sonofacqms
Question Confusion!

This thread started with a pouch badge and ended up with a collar badge, admittedly they both pertain to the Glosters, what do we reply to?

Rob
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 19-10-20, 10:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 151
Posted By Sonofacqms
Talking No returns accepted!!!!

I think this should have said it all, however, as I said to a friend tonight "There seems to be a lot of people with a vast disposable income around at present".

Rob
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 19-10-20, 10:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 145
Posted By Sonofacqms
Blackened badges

What took place 100+ years ago will be speculated long after us forum members have long gone.

Did a 4th Btn man lose his cap badge and got a bi-metal badge and blacken it?

Was it blackened for...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 18-10-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 449
Posted By Sonofacqms
Middlesex Regiment 7th/8th/9th Bn. OSD badge

It doesn't look like an OSD finish to me, the bottom scroll looks poorly attached.

Rob
Forum: The Home Front 17-10-20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 122
Posted By Sonofacqms
Smile VAD

Terry,
A very interesting photo, the nurse in the front row who has corporals stripes has four medals, one looks like a Mons or 1914-15 star with the others possibly French or Belgian medals, these...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 16-10-20, 05:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 337
Posted By Sonofacqms
Cambridgeshire badge?

Andrew,
This is a badge I have tried to research for over thirty years, I have one which I bought from Bosleys a few years ago, but it has screw posts which points to a pouch badge, but some I have...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 14-10-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 337
Posted By Sonofacqms
Cool LAA Regiment RA

Great photo Leigh, nothing like a photo to explain the wearing of badges.

Rob
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 14-10-20, 07:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 337
Posted By Sonofacqms
Smile LAA Regiment RA

I am not sure as to whether they wore RA cap badges, if they did then the all white metal badge was short lived.

Rob
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 13-10-20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 337
Posted By Sonofacqms
Question White metal Cambridgeshire cap badge

This badge is one that puzzles me, mentioned in K&K Volume 2 (Fig.1817) and sealed 24 October 1952. Exactly the same as the normal bi-metal cap badge except it is all white metal, why was it...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 12-10-20, 07:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 808
Posted By Sonofacqms
Cool The motto is . . !

Well, for all the comments I think 27 people were watching, 8 bids and this piece of fantasy made 38.00.

If only I could build up a following like he's got, we'd be millionaires:D:D:D:D

Rob
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 12-10-20, 07:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 113
Posted By Sonofacqms
Smile Cambridgeshire Regt, CURV, and OTC spares

I have added some Cambridgeshire Regt, CURV, and OTC badges to my spares album, some are scarce and although I live near the city they are seldom if ever seen locally.

If you have anything to...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 09-10-20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 177
Posted By Sonofacqms
Model soldiers

I have a lot more of these soldiers which I am disposing, very good condition ranging from elizabethan era to 1970's.

Looking for offers . . !

Rob
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 09-10-20, 11:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 219
Posted By Sonofacqms
Cool Cameronian Smasher Hat Badge

I am not sure whether the Cameronians wore a smasher hat, the Victorian issue was in blackened brass but it was not of this pattern, maybe the Scottish collectors will know more.

Rob
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 08-10-20, 05:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 177
Posted By Sonofacqms
Smile WWII era soldiers

Another of my collecting spheres is model military figures, these are all based on the WWII era apart from the Native officer of the 30th Punjabis which is 1930's.

Made by Franklin mint they are...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 07-10-20, 07:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 377
Posted By Sonofacqms
Cool 2nd Life Guards MG Guards

Great stuff, thanks for sharing.

Rob
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 06-10-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 233
Posted By Sonofacqms
Cool Memo

I have never seen a "MEMO" Black Watch, thanks for the information.

Rob
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 05-10-20, 09:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 217
Posted By Sonofacqms
Spare buttons for sale/exchange

I have a few buttons for sale or exchange, please excuse the photography and the fact I may have captioned them wrong, I have included makers names and sizes.

APTC GvR, 25mm (plain backed) 4.00...
Forum: General Topics. 03-10-20, 09:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 424
Posted By Sonofacqms
Cool Interesting to see the name "Fattorini" over the...

Interesting to see the name "Fattorini" over the factory, workers suffered from repetitive strain injury as part and parcel of the job, I suppose it was better than the workhouse, how times have...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 01-10-20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 265
Posted By Sonofacqms
Cool Cap badge ID

From the cap and collar badges he was a Gunner.

Rob
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 01-10-20, 04:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 592
Posted By Sonofacqms
Smile Imperial Frontiersmen

Looking at my files I have a facing pair of white metal horses which came with the titles, cap badges and buttons. I have always put these down as collar badges and I am curious as to the badge you...
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