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Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines Today, 11:29 AM
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Posted By mike_vee
Can't answer your question but wonder if B.F....

Can't answer your question but wonder if B.F. Gibraltar is worn by shore based personel and R.N. Gibraltar worn by members of the "Gibraltar Squadron" ?


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Forum: Other Military Topics 23-09-22, 03:04 PM
Replies: 495
Views: 32,290
Posted By mike_vee
Thumbs up Poppy Fundraiser

Almost missed this one , it was in a small joblot that included some poppy pins I already have (and a set of poppy earings ! :eek:) .

It goes well with other "supporter" pins I have.

1. Poppy...
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 22-09-22, 09:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 152
Posted By mike_vee
Found a couple of sites , you may have already...

Found a couple of sites , you may have already seen them.

https://www.letsbeavinyou.com/?page_id=169

https://irishconstabulary.com/transitional-badges-of-the-royal-ulster-constabula-t2396.html...
Forum: Other Military Topics 21-09-22, 01:40 PM
Replies: 495
Views: 32,290
Posted By mike_vee
Seller had five poppy pins listed seperately : ...

Seller had five poppy pins listed seperately :

1. 2012 RBL Motorbike - Have been after this for years !
2. 1914-2014 Soldier - On my 'wanted' list.
3. Three pre 2011 dated poppy pins...
Forum: Other Military Topics 20-09-22, 03:00 PM
Replies: 495
Views: 32,290
Posted By mike_vee
Bought the earlier four petal wire stem Poppy and...

Bought the earlier four petal wire stem Poppy and the seller kindly included one of the larger plastic stem (no button hole hook) ones . :D

As I've ended up with a few paper/cloth poppies lately...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 20-09-22, 10:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 125
Posted By mike_vee
When did collar pins/bars come in ? .

When did collar pins/bars come in ?

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Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 20-09-22, 08:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 180
Posted By mike_vee
Found the original listing on eBay (U.S.) : ...

Found the original listing on eBay (U.S.) :

https://www.ebay.com/itm/325220692246?nma=true&si=DAWJXA%252Fb4zgFN2LAH988zIvPTnA%253D&orig_cvip=true&nordt=true&rt=nc&_trksid=p2047675.l2557

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Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 20-09-22, 08:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 180
Posted By mike_vee
LONDON GAZETTE, 29 JANUARY. 1952 : .

LONDON GAZETTE, 29 JANUARY. 1952 :



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Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 20-09-22, 06:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 180
Posted By mike_vee
From London Gazette : .

From London Gazette :




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Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 19-09-22, 02:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 134
Posted By mike_vee
From Wiki : .

From Wiki :




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Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 19-09-22, 01:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 134
Posted By mike_vee
Royal Navy , the P.O badge has good...

Royal Navy , the P.O badge has good conduct/service stripe.

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Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 19-09-22, 01:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 241
Posted By mike_vee
Christ's Hospital School. .

Christ's Hospital School.



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Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 19-09-22, 05:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 166
Posted By mike_vee
Photo #4 on this page shows "MERIT" badge : ...

Photo #4 on this page shows "MERIT" badge :

https://british-police-history.uk/f/lancashire-album

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Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 18-09-22, 10:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 256
Posted By mike_vee
The scarlet/red badge is described on numerous...

The scarlet/red badge is described on numerous dealer sites as WW2 , some even quote Jon's book :


What is confusing is that he states the badge was introduced in 1951 (source ?) yet the East...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 17-09-22, 03:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 141
Posted By mike_vee
St.John Ambulance , still available from their...

St.John Ambulance , still available from their Canadian shop.

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Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 17-09-22, 06:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 644
Posted By mike_vee
If an NCO , wearing medal ribbons , cannot put a...

If an NCO , wearing medal ribbons , cannot put a belt on the correct way even for a 'rehearsal' then he deserves to be criticised.

The fact that this was a 'ceremonial' event , in full view of the...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 16-09-22, 04:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 433
Posted By mike_vee
Here is the thread : ...

Here is the thread :

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=54312&highlight=Rank+Badge

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Forum: Off topic 16-09-22, 03:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,942
Posted By mike_vee
Unhappy Remembrance

REMEMBRANCE

In 2012 the Queen visited the Poppy Factory , during her visit she made her own 'special' poppy . She was also asked why the wreath she placed at the Cenotaph had 93 poppies but...
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 16-09-22, 06:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 174
Posted By mike_vee
I wonder which badge was first ? :confused: .

I wonder which badge was first ? :confused:

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Forum: Other Military Topics 15-09-22, 05:05 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 8,771
Posted By mike_vee
Thumbs up Belfast !

My "Belfast Poppies" arrived today then this excellent RBL Annual Conference Belfast 2018 pin turned up (possibly put in wrong pigeon hole).

RBL Scotland have issued Conference badges since at...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 15-09-22, 02:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,697
Posted By mike_vee
Don't know if this helps. ...

Don't know if this helps.



https://www.nauticapedia.ca/Articles/British_Naval_Reserve_Orgs.php

NB. To get to page 174 of the thesis enter 41/281 at top of page.

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Forum: Other Military Topics 15-09-22, 12:09 PM
Replies: 495
Views: 32,290
Posted By mike_vee
Thumbs up Belfast Poppies !

Spotted a 1960's tray of Poppies on eBay but they went for way above my limited finances .:(

Then someone put me in touch with the winning bidder and after a few e-mails he has kindly sent me 3 of...
Forum: Military Buttons 15-09-22, 06:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 285
Posted By mike_vee
Royal Thai Police ? ...

Royal Thai Police ?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Royal_Thai_Police

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Forum: The Home Front 15-09-22, 06:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,120
Posted By mike_vee
Close up photo shows it is GVIR . ...

Close up photo shows it is GVIR .

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=90882&page=2

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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 14-09-22, 03:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 310
Posted By mike_vee
Not sure on the TRF but it looks like a Ukrainian...

Not sure on the TRF but it looks like a Ukrainian Police badge on it , so possibly one of the "Special Tasks Patrol Police" or "Rapid Operational Response Unit" (KORD) ? :confused:

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