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Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 11-09-22, 06:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 446
Posted By Wooffy
Something like this?...

Something like this? https://www.olympiaauctions.com/sales/arms-armour/as240418/view-lot/94/
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 22-08-22, 11:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 840
Posted By Wooffy
15 is the Irish Army Observer Corps

15 is the Irish Army Observer Corps
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 09-08-22, 06:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 228
Posted By Wooffy
That is identical to the Devon Scout County badge

That is identical to the Devon Scout County badge
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 23-07-22, 04:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 257
Posted By Wooffy
Royal Observer Corps one is fine, cannot comment...

Royal Observer Corps one is fine, cannot comment on the others
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 01-07-22, 08:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 276
Posted By Wooffy
Hi Phil Just the image is cleaned (back...

Hi Phil

Just the image is cleaned (back ground removed) and in some cases rotated slightly - I tend to leave all my actual cloth badges untouched whenever possible, unless it looks like they will...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 01-07-22, 02:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 276
Posted By Wooffy
Hi Phil I have uploaded images that I have...

Hi Phil

I have uploaded images that I have of blazer badges to an album - I don't have all of these, think I have about 20 varieties in my own collection.

Link here:...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 30-06-22, 07:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 276
Posted By Wooffy
You have called it Phil - its an ROC Blazer...

You have called it Phil - its an ROC Blazer badge with the post 1953 design of badge on it. It could have been worn all the way through to the stand down of the corps - indeed I know many members...
Forum: General Topics. 30-05-22, 05:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,396
Posted By Wooffy
Direct link to full journal article (available to...

Direct link to full journal article (available to all) here:
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1035572/pdf/brjindmed00270-0001.pdf
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-05-22, 06:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 368
Posted By Wooffy
I cant help thinking Royal mail (or similar) -...

I cant help thinking Royal mail (or similar) - but could be way off
Forum: The Home Front 21-04-22, 05:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 318
Posted By Wooffy
Thanks Dave - greatly appreciated

Thanks Dave - greatly appreciated
Forum: The Home Front 20-04-22, 11:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 318
Posted By Wooffy
Royal Observer Corps - Officers Bullion Badge, but what is the background?

I am wondering if anyone can help out with this one? It looks like a bit of a Frankenstein badge to me, whilst it is the correct size for an ROC Officers Bullion Badge, and the metal centre is...
Forum: Off topic 09-04-22, 09:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 442
Posted By Wooffy
Hi John I have just checked mine on the back...

Hi John

I have just checked mine on the back of your post and have the same issue - I have also just tried to look at items for a couple of sellers who are not on my "saved sellers list" and I...
Forum: Off topic 01-04-22, 09:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 988
Posted By Wooffy
Link here works: ...

Link here works:
https://concept500.co.uk/home.php
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 29-03-22, 08:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,690
Posted By Wooffy
Is this how we really want to welcome people?

Whilst I know what the rules of the forum are, and I know that over my modest time here there have been many who have sought to garner the wisdom of the forum to enhance the saleability of an item...
Forum: General Topics. 05-02-22, 10:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 640
Posted By Wooffy
RIP Dave and Condolences to friends and family. ...

RIP Dave and Condolences to friends and family.

Dave and I corresponded extensively on ROC items prior to him releasing the ROC pages he shared in his album. Often finding unusual items which...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 03-02-22, 07:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 397
Posted By Wooffy
It's a for the Position of Leading Observer...

It's a for the Position of Leading Observer abbreviated as L/Obs, (there is a matching sleeve insignia) of the same design. The three bar version is for a Chief Observer abbreviated as C/Obs - again...
Forum: General Topics. 26-01-22, 11:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 621
Posted By Wooffy
There were 2 different sizes issued, and there...

There were 2 different sizes issued, and there are woven and printed varieties also.
Forum: Other Militaria 25-01-22, 10:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,043
Posted By Wooffy
Another fragment is currently up for sale:...

Another fragment is currently up for sale: https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/334305037946?hash=item4dd6220e7a:g:DCgAAOSwYS1h8GPQ&autorefresh=true
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 23-01-22, 07:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 685
Posted By Wooffy
Hi Mike The images of the two that you...

Hi Mike

The images of the two that you posted in the "wants" section are war time economy issue ones, they tend to get a higher premium - mint ones being £100+ (last one sold one eBay was £120 I...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 23-01-22, 02:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 685
Posted By Wooffy
Royal Observer Corps -Crazy Price for Part of an Officers Badge

Usual storey - eBay sale - part of a badge - crazy price!!

Direct link here...
Forum: Other Military Topics 05-01-22, 10:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 485
Posted By Wooffy
A Metal Badge Embedded in the Forehead: A Case Report of Military Uniform Safety

Have you ever seen a wound created by a military badge?

I came across an academic paper that highlights such a case -

"A 23-year-old male who works as military personnel has presented to the...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-12-21, 05:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 372
Posted By Wooffy
This is a Boy Scouts of America (BSA) Explorer...

This is a Boy Scouts of America (BSA) Explorer Scouts Badge

Best information source is here: http://www.seniorscoutinghistory.org/seniorscoutsite/explorers.html
Forum: The Home Front 13-12-21, 11:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 776
Posted By Wooffy
I'm not a fan of it being a Scout Association...

I'm not a fan of it being a Scout Association badge - it doesn't look like any of the varieties I know, or can see in Scout Badge Collecting reference materials
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 03-12-21, 05:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,400
Posted By Wooffy
Found it - eventually ! Closing price was...

Found it - eventually !

Closing price was £2730 - link to the listing is here: https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/WW2-Political-Warfare-Executive-British-Army-Cloth-Formation-Sign-Patch-Badge-/403292895951
Forum: General Topics. 03-12-21, 09:39 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,243
Posted By Wooffy
Image of Stable Belt Buckle attached. There...

Image of Stable Belt Buckle attached.

There is a twitter account which reports to be from the regiment where I took this from, there are other images of the beret etc.. the account can be viewed...
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