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Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 08:50 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By fougasse1940
A very interesting badge. The official dies...

A very interesting badge.
The official dies were no longer available, so the MoD opted for an existing copy/fake die to be used instead.

There are MANY more unmarked badges out there than ever...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 15-10-18, 07:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 175
Posted By fougasse1940
Is the unvoided crown original to the badge or...

Is the unvoided crown original to the badge or possibly sourced from elsewhere?

Rgds, Thomas
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-10-18, 07:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 427
Posted By fougasse1940
I have to disagree with you, it is clearly RF. ...

I have to disagree with you, it is clearly RF.

Rgds, Thomas
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 14-10-18, 06:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 148
Posted By fougasse1940
His badges are not ww2, but introduced in 1947. ...

His badges are not ww2, but introduced in 1947.

Rgds, Thomas
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 13-10-18, 10:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 336
Posted By fougasse1940
The coronet is not a British heraldically correct...

The coronet is not a British heraldically correct one, the two coats of arms suggest it is female related, the one on the left her husband, the one on the right hers.

Rgds, Thomas
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 11-10-18, 06:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 690
Posted By fougasse1940
Have a look here:...

Have a look here: https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/makers_marks/gaunt.htm

Rgds, Thomas
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 10-10-18, 07:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 222
Posted By fougasse1940
I would guess Douglas tartan as worn, on its...

I would guess Douglas tartan as worn, on its point, by the Cameronians.

Rgds, Thomas
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 09-10-18, 08:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 205
Posted By fougasse1940
The photo might be pre war with him wearing...

The photo might be pre war with him wearing Service Dress with collar badges.
When was Battle Dress introduced and collar badges discontinued?

Rgds, Thomas
Forum: General Topics. 07-10-18, 09:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 677
Posted By fougasse1940
According to an article in Crown Imperial on RE...

According to an article in Crown Imperial on RE badges OR's during WW I wore blackened badges 'because of the shine of the badge attracting a bullet. No longer needed after steel helmets were issued...
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 07-10-18, 06:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 154
Posted By fougasse1940
In as much as anywhere and everywhere are the...

In as much as anywhere and everywhere are the same.

Rgds, Thomas
Forum: Other Military Topics 04-10-18, 09:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 262
Posted By fougasse1940
Seems like a fair assessment to me. Can't hold a...

Seems like a fair assessment to me. Can't hold a candle to Theirs is the Glory.

Rgds, Thomas
Forum: Headdress 04-10-18, 09:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 132
Posted By fougasse1940
Chances are that when you manage to remove the SG...

Chances are that when you manage to remove the SG badge you'll find a slider hole in both backing and beret for a RAMC badge?

Rgds, Thomas
Forum: New Zealand Badges 29-09-18, 11:25 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 10,735
Posted By fougasse1940
3 July 1924 to 1937, according to Corbett. ...

3 July 1924 to 1937, according to Corbett.

Rgds, Thomas
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 25-09-18, 11:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,279
Posted By fougasse1940
Fascinating posts HKPiper, thank you. Rgds,...

Fascinating posts HKPiper, thank you.

Rgds, Thomas
Forum: General Topics 24-09-18, 03:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 222
Posted By fougasse1940
British Intelligence Corps officers would have...

British Intelligence Corps officers would have worn silver badges, while OR's wore gilding metal, a trait shared with some other Corps. The P for plating in this case refers to silver with the silver...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 24-09-18, 02:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 172
Posted By fougasse1940
Polish Parachute badge

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/WW2-polish-paratrooper-medals-and-jump-wings/132785110592?hash=item1eea9bfe40:g:6ygAAOSwR39bn-iE
Apart from the somewhat optimistic asking price, the badge at first glance...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 24-09-18, 01:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 557
Posted By fougasse1940
I beg to differ, see the following: K&K...

I beg to differ, see the following:

K&K 'Head-dress badges of the British Army' Vol. 2 chapter 4 "Infantry of the Line: Officers" p. 41:
The Highland Light Infantry (City of Glasgow Regiment) ...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 18-09-18, 07:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 557
Posted By fougasse1940
So why buy this in the first place??? 60 GBP buys...

So why buy this in the first place??? 60 GBP buys you a lot of reference books.

Rgds, Thomas
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 18-09-18, 07:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 557
Posted By fougasse1940
I'm under the impression HLI officers badges are...

I'm under the impression HLI officers badges are multi part silver/gilt, so who would've worn an all silver badge?

Rgds, Thomas
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 16-09-18, 08:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 357
Posted By fougasse1940
Unfortunately your link leads to the following...

Unfortunately your link leads to the following message: Invalid Album specified. If you followed a valid link, please notify the administrator.
...
Forum: General Topics. 12-09-18, 09:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 86
Posted By fougasse1940
welcome. On the left the crest and motto of Hay...

welcome. On the left the crest and motto of Hay of the family of the Marquess of Tweeddale and on the right a crest and motto of a Brown family.
Up to you to find out when Mr. Hay married Ms. Brown....
Forum: General Topics. 12-09-18, 09:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 128
Posted By fougasse1940
Collar badges: Litchfield 'The Territorial...

Collar badges:
Litchfield 'The Territorial Artillery 1908-1988': 1947-1961 466th (M) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment R.A. (Leeds Rifles) (TA) R.A. collar badges.

Edwards 'Regimental badges' 5th...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-09-18, 08:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,289
Posted By fougasse1940
Runic1901 seems to have cracked it. Ebay link...

Runic1901 seems to have cracked it. Ebay link doesn't seem to work, but here's another Ansett Airways buttons link: http://www.ausbuttonhistory.com/?p=9343

Rgds, Thomas
Forum: Other Military Topics 10-09-18, 11:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 100
Posted By fougasse1940
Thanks for the link. I believe the Border...

Thanks for the link. I believe the Border Regiment landed at Sicily and Arnhem.

Rgds, Thomas
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 08-09-18, 09:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 160
Posted By fougasse1940
Not wartime:...

Not wartime: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/44th_Royal_Tank_Regiment

Rgds, Thomas
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