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Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 14-11-18, 06:58 PM
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Posted By dragon166
I would like the two RAF blanking plates please. ...

I would like the two RAF blanking plates please. PM sent
Forum: Air Force (RCAF and CAF) 13-11-18, 11:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 99
Posted By dragon166
It could be a representation of the Egyptian God...

It could be a representation of the Egyptian God Horus.
Dave
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 09-11-18, 04:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 465
Posted By dragon166
Thanks Andrew

Thanks Andrew
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 09-11-18, 01:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 465
Posted By dragon166
Thanks for that - any chance of a better pic?

Thanks for that - any chance of a better pic?
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 30-10-18, 06:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 138
Posted By dragon166
Yes Apprentices at RAF Cosford wore diced cap...

Yes Apprentices at RAF Cosford wore diced cap band of Green and Yellow. See pic.
Dave
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 29-10-18, 03:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 154
Posted By dragon166
It is stated to be the first pattern of the...

It is stated to be the first pattern of the Officers FS Cap badge. However it has been much copied, usually with a frame around the words RAF, as well as with the wording RNAS. To date I have not...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 26-10-18, 09:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 91
Posted By dragon166
This a common use of the eagle and crown, usually...

This a common use of the eagle and crown, usually cut from a button, mounted on a piece of carved aircraft perspex and given to sweethearts. They can be found in many different patterns, some like...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 20-10-18, 01:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 170
Posted By dragon166
The original pathfinder eagles had a pin back...

The original pathfinder eagles had a pin back fastening so as to be easily removed, as they were not to be worn on operations. However, when operations ceased many took to wearing whatever version...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 17-10-18, 01:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 180
Posted By dragon166
Phil I think these are Canadian Divers...

Phil
I think these are Canadian Divers qualification badges.
Dave
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 16-10-18, 10:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 196
Posted By dragon166
This method of creating ribbon bars is quite...

This method of creating ribbon bars is quite common in the Middle East and Far East. I have attached some examples of Syria and Thailand to demonstrate the manufacture. In your case it was most...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 14-10-18, 04:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 270
Posted By dragon166
Although unusual for having a curved top I don't...

Although unusual for having a curved top I don't believe they are 1st pattern. The early eagles from 1918 to approx 1930 are of a different style to yours. Your pattern of eagle seems to appear in...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-10-18, 01:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 116
Posted By dragon166
Hi Leigh The emblems are worn on ribbon, not...

Hi Leigh
The emblems are worn on ribbon, not fabric, with the ribbon the colour of the uniform worn. See the attached pic. I expect your recipient picked the nearest colour ribbon he could find to...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-10-18, 11:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 273
Posted By dragon166
The Warrant Officer badge is for the RAF pre 1953...

The Warrant Officer badge is for the RAF pre 1953
Dave
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 10-10-18, 05:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 252
Posted By dragon166
The shoulder eagle is not a formation sign. It...

The shoulder eagle is not a formation sign. It was worn by all RAF Airmen but not by Officers. Only the very early (1918) eagles had round corners at the top. Throughout the rest of their life...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 10-10-18, 10:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 252
Posted By dragon166
The top pair are standard Shoulder Eagles worn on...

The top pair are standard Shoulder Eagles worn on No 1 Uniform and on battledress from approx 1950 - 1972. The red versions were both wartime issues and worn on khaki drill uniforms (tropical).
The...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 08-10-18, 02:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 194
Posted By dragon166
It is not a pilot badge. It is the Danish Air...

It is not a pilot badge. It is the Danish Air Force sidecap (Garrison Cap) cap badge as shown in pic.
Dave
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 06-10-18, 07:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 72
Posted By dragon166
email sent Dave

email sent
Dave
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 03-10-18, 11:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 192
Posted By dragon166
New Lurex cap badge

I recently came across this new version of the present Lurex cap badge. It has a NSN 8455-99-998-2305 and is for use on a turban.
Dave
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 29-09-18, 07:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 109
Posted By dragon166
good all round Dave

good all round
Dave
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 29-09-18, 07:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 128
Posted By dragon166
The Brown and blue badges (with small...

The Brown and blue badges (with small backgrounds) are Australian. The others are a mix of both pre WWII, WWII and later, up to about 1950 when the backgrounds changed to blue/grey.
Dave
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 27-09-18, 07:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 245
Posted By dragon166
Thanks Leigh, support appreciated. Pics of the...

Thanks Leigh, support appreciated. Pics of the real one are readily available on the internet so I didn't show the faker anything he couldn't have got easily. I really don't think there's any...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 26-09-18, 12:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 245
Posted By dragon166
Another fake RPAS Wing

Hi All
Just a heads up about another fake RPAS wing being offered on ebay. At least the crown is bit better on this one! The feather pattern is incorrect and the wreath too wide. Beware!!
Dave
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 25-09-18, 09:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 138
Posted By dragon166
Hi Malc This is a Kreis (District) level...

Hi Malc
This is a Kreis (District) level political leadership tab for the rank of Kreis Abschnittsleiter (Section Head) (Kreis Level Tabs 1939-1945)

see:...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 22-09-18, 10:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 198
Posted By dragon166
Phill These would have been worn predominately...

Phill
These would have been worn predominately on KD shirts and Bush Jackets (tropical clothing) as worn in Africa, Middle East and Far east, where the item of clothing needed laundering regularly...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 22-09-18, 09:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 198
Posted By dragon166
Phill It looks like a perfectly normal issue...

Phill
It looks like a perfectly normal issue (unpadded) wing of the period 1939 - 1953. It has been altered (by the addition of poppers) for wearing on Khaki dress so it can easily be removed for...
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