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Forum: Military Buttons 15-09-22, 08:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 296
Posted By Artynut
Cannot help but admire the work of the Die-Maker....

Cannot help but admire the work of the Die-Maker. It must have been an expensive button to manufacture. Would be interesting to see a modern made one, are they still of the same style? D.J.
Forum: Army 06-08-22, 12:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 256
Posted By Artynut
Cannot lay my hands on mine at the moment but my...

Cannot lay my hands on mine at the moment but my recollection is that they are smaller than any Canadian ones that I have. Now that’s something else I have to dig out!! I have in the back of my...
Forum: Off topic 29-07-22, 01:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 221
Posted By Artynut
I am reminded of the phrase “Their names liveth...

I am reminded of the phrase “Their names liveth for evermore” What a fantastic and proud tradition this company is showing. And thanks to the author of the first post for sharing! One of the finest...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 21-07-22, 11:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 271
Posted By Artynut
That third picture says it all, Truly...

That third picture says it all, Truly Magnificent! D.J.
Forum: General Topics 18-07-22, 01:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 220
Posted By Artynut
Well, it beats me what the writer meant! Perhaps...

Well, it beats me what the writer meant! Perhaps a translation would be order? For both the letter and the “Yar! Sucks boo!”
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 11-07-22, 02:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 396
Posted By Artynut
Well, there are a few “Not Strictly Military”...

Well, there are a few “Not Strictly Military” sub-forums on this site so I would say Welcome. The possibilities that you might pique the interest of other members or even show items from your...
Forum: Other Military Topics 05-06-22, 01:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,727
Posted By Artynut
The Sack of Shite referred to above is the most...

The Sack of Shite referred to above is the most disgusting object to have the nerve to be present in public wearing a uniform that I have ever seen. I am sure that the youths following it were...
Forum: Other Militaria 22-05-22, 08:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 399
Posted By Artynut
Hello Steve, Having toured some of the Spanish...

Hello Steve, Having toured some of the Spanish Civil War’s battle sites in the early 70’s and read numerous books on the subject, it had never occurred to me to collect any of the memorabilia...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 20-05-22, 10:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 920
Posted By Artynut
I hate to be picky but a term used in post 19...

I hate to be picky but a term used in post 19 above goes along with others that get me riled. the Royal Artillery should never be referred to as the “British Royal Artillery”.. I’ve seen quoted in...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 14-05-22, 06:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 377
Posted By Artynut
Be warned! Something will go missing and you’ll...

Be warned! Something will go missing and you’ll find it when your Wife does the “Change the furniture around” session. …………. Been there, Done that! Good luck in your sorting. D.J.
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 15-04-22, 05:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 449
Posted By Artynut
Mike, the more I read your posts, the more I am...

Mike, the more I read your posts, the more I am fascinated by your ability to answer so many of the member’s questions with factual evidence.
Your attention to detail in so many areas...
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 20-03-22, 01:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 766
Posted By Artynut
PM sent Alex

PM sent Alex
Forum: General Topics. 19-03-22, 12:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,328
Posted By Artynut
Impressive number of Artillery badges, I believe...

Impressive number of Artillery badges, I believe 102 hat badges, but try as I might, I could not make out which they are, (excepting of course the H.A.C. Frame) any chance you could make up some...
Forum: Off topic 16-03-22, 01:40 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,274
Posted By Artynut
CB, I think it’s a case of some individuals who...

CB, I think it’s a case of some individuals who cannot accept how well off they are so search for some obscure subject to complain about!. It’s all part of modern life, some places are populated by a...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 12-03-22, 10:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,384
Posted By Artynut
Wow!! That is some impressive read. Thank you...

Wow!! That is some impressive read. Thank you for posting that link. Best regards, David J.
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 12-03-22, 04:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,384
Posted By Artynut
To the esteemed Gentlemen who posted above. I...

To the esteemed Gentlemen who posted above. I always assumed that the R.N.A.S. Was that which amalgamated with the R.F.C. To form the R.A.F. After that, Aircraft carriers and the “Air” types aboard...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-03-22, 03:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 463
Posted By Artynut
S.A. School of Artillery, Gold type, Light Blue,...

S.A. School of Artillery, Gold type, Light Blue, 2nd. Issue. breast badge, from Colin Owen’s Book.
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 08-03-22, 11:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,384
Posted By Artynut
Oops, Sorry I jumped to conclusions! Just dug it...

Oops, Sorry I jumped to conclusions! Just dug it out and smooth with E11R crown! Seems the air over here has shrunk it Because I can only get one arm in it! But it’s still in great shape considering...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 08-03-22, 02:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,384
Posted By Artynut
Had them on my Battle Dress jacket in the RAF...

Had them on my Battle Dress jacket in the RAF Regt. D.J.
Forum: Off topic 06-03-22, 02:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 568
Posted By Artynut
Bloody Pongo! Put me spoon round the wrong and...

Bloody Pongo! Put me spoon round the wrong and no desert fork! :D D.J.
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 26-02-22, 10:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,653
Posted By Artynut
As the ribbons alone are called your undress...

As the ribbons alone are called your undress ribbons, for daily uniform attire, it surely would be ridiculous to manufacture miniature ribbon bars alone. As we are all aware, the miniature medals are...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 21-02-22, 03:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,033
Posted By Artynut
It’s not what they “look” like, it’s what they...

It’s not what they “look” like, it’s what they measure! If one measures the distance from the top left corner of the “R” to the outer top right of the “Y”, the distance is greater by about .070”...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-02-22, 10:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 692
Posted By Artynut
Smile Marc, the addition under your name in post 3...

Marc, the addition under your name in post 3 (above). Does this mean we have to strike you off our “dance cards” ? :) Regards, D.J.
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 19-02-22, 03:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,167
Posted By Artynut
Excuse me Terry, the men and women who play...

Excuse me Terry, the men and women who play cricket do NOT wear an eff*** great mit to catch the ball!………… watch a game or two tonight. There’s some great games coming out of India, Pakistan and Sri...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 18-02-22, 04:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 430
Posted By Artynut
Army Cyclists

Well Members, at this time in my life, it’s about time I started to get rid of the “British” Army hat badges I started collecting in the early 70s to early 80s.
Learning since then of the...
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