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Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 21-09-22, 07:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 447
Posted By Jelly Terror
I can't quite make it out, Andy. I'll look the...

I can't quite make it out, Andy. I'll look the actual photo out and get back to you. The image I posted here was taken from my family website, and so it's an image of an image, so to speak.

JT
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 21-09-22, 06:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 447
Posted By Jelly Terror
Not wishing to hijack your thread, Andy, but feel...

Not wishing to hijack your thread, Andy, but feel compelled to add a mention of my Great Uncle, Leading Seaman, C/JX 804754 James Henry Arkell, who was killed during the Yangtze Incident, whilst...
Forum: The Home Front 13-09-22, 04:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 210
Posted By Jelly Terror
Thanks Mike. Good-oh, for the lovely Land...

Thanks Mike.

Good-oh, for the lovely Land Army girls :)

JT
Forum: The Home Front 13-09-22, 04:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 210
Posted By Jelly Terror
Is it known what the requirements were precisely,...

Is it known what the requirements were precisely, in order to be awarded this badge?

JT
Forum: The Home Front 13-09-22, 02:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 210
Posted By Jelly Terror
Terry, My apologies; I should have stated in...

Terry,

My apologies; I should have stated in the OP that the badge is not mine, but on display at the Museum of Dartmoor Life.

Regards,

JT
Forum: The Home Front 13-09-22, 01:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 210
Posted By Jelly Terror
WLA Proficiency Badge

Not my area really, but thought it might be of interest to some: plastic/Bakelite(?) WLA proficiency badge.

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‘A Stanley & Sons Walsall’ maker mark.

Regards,

JT
Forum: The Home Front 09-09-22, 11:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,120
Posted By Jelly Terror
Marc, That’s interesting. Are you able to...

Marc,

That’s interesting. Are you able to say which media source this came from?

Regards,

JT
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 05-09-22, 03:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 333
Posted By Jelly Terror
Here: ...

Here:

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=51


But approach with caution:

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=90729
...
Forum: General Topics. 30-08-22, 12:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 753
Posted By Jelly Terror
Thanks for clarifying that, Alan. JT

Thanks for clarifying that, Alan.

JT
Forum: General Topics. 30-08-22, 09:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 753
Posted By Jelly Terror
It’d be nice to get some feedback from the mods...

It’d be nice to get some feedback from the mods and seller/dealer members whom this might directly affect. Perhaps I have misinterpreted the intention behind the new rule (perhaps I haven’t), but...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 29-08-22, 06:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 177
Posted By Jelly Terror
It’s a great photo, isn’t it? Dare I say it… a...

It’s a great photo, isn’t it? Dare I say it… a cracking shot? :D
Forum: General Topics. 29-08-22, 02:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 753
Posted By Jelly Terror
It’s a bit of a minefield (I have no affiliation...

It’s a bit of a minefield (I have no affiliation with any military ordnance sellers, dealers or auctioneers).

JT
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 29-08-22, 02:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 177
Posted By Jelly Terror
'Sharpshooter' Ward

A bit of badge porn currently on display at the Museum of Dartmoor Life, Okehampton, Devon (apologies for the dodgy photography):

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William Thomas Ward (1866-1917)

Known as...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 29-08-22, 01:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 135
Posted By Jelly Terror
I'm wondering why we haven't seen this mark in...

I'm wondering why we haven't seen this mark in the MM section as yet?

JT
Forum: General Topics. 29-08-22, 12:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 753
Posted By Jelly Terror
The reason for my query is that there seems to be...

The reason for my query is that there seems to be a little ambiguity.

1) Does the rule mean promoting sellers, dealers and auctioneers is prohibited, or does it mean promoting their sales/auctions...
Forum: General Topics. 29-08-22, 10:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 753
Posted By Jelly Terror
Re: Addition to Forum Rules

With regard to the new addition to forum rules (https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=90729) (specifically: 'Threads and posts solely to promote a specific seller, dealer or...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 24-08-22, 06:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 241
Posted By Jelly Terror
I have a couple of 17th London Battalion ORs'...

I have a couple of 17th London Battalion ORs' badges fitted with double blades. I like the poetic 'butterfly tangs'. Sounds like a martial arts weapon.

JT
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 24-08-22, 06:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 241
Posted By Jelly Terror
Another example here with the attached VB scroll,...

Another example here with the attached VB scroll, from a 2015 post by former member 2747andy:

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showpost.php?p=306272&postcount=26

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Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 24-08-22, 06:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 241
Posted By Jelly Terror
As Keith rightly states, all are Gaunt-made...

As Keith rightly states, all are Gaunt-made badges.

Regards,

JT
Forum: General Topics. 19-08-22, 01:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 244
Posted By Jelly Terror
My Friends Think I'm Mad

'...knitting and babies; you get pretty fed up with it!'

First transmitted in 1968, documentary following Martin May, an apprentice ladies hairdresser, who decides to join 'a man's world' - the...
Forum: General Topics. 11-08-22, 06:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 864
Posted By Jelly Terror
I’m deeply saddened to learn of James’ passing. I...

I’m deeply saddened to learn of James’ passing. I had no idea he had been unwell.

Thank you Tim, for conveying the sad news; I know you and he were great pals. Hope you’re okay, mate?

JT
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 26-07-22, 07:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,918
Posted By Jelly Terror
Nice one, Luke. I know this battalion holds a...

Nice one, Luke. I know this battalion holds a special place in your esteem. Lovely find :)

JT
Forum: Off topic 22-07-22, 05:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 785
Posted By Jelly Terror
That is a real toughie for me too. The older I...

That is a real toughie for me too. The older I get, the less sense the world seems to be making. All my sociocultural yardsticks and points of reference seem to be evaporating at alarming speed. It...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 21-07-22, 09:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 307
Posted By Jelly Terror
The type of headdress is a Torrin (torrin?) cap. ...

The type of headdress is a Torrin (torrin?) cap.

JT
Forum: Off topic 21-07-22, 07:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 785
Posted By Jelly Terror
Have to agree with this statement. For a country...

Have to agree with this statement. For a country where talking about the weather is virtually our national sport, and where conditions can turn on a sixpence, we are embarrassingly ill-prepared. Just...
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