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Forum: Other Militaria 06-01-21, 04:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 315
Posted By Third Tankie
Terry, All possibilities are worth...

Terry,

All possibilities are worth considering until I can safely put this one to bed, but once again thank you for your thoughts and reply.

Best wishes

Kevin
Forum: Other Militaria 03-01-21, 07:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 315
Posted By Third Tankie
Terry, Thanks, a small item with a lot of...

Terry,

Thanks, a small item with a lot of background.

It does not have any marks on it to suggest it may have been flattened so original I believe.

Kevin
Forum: Other Militaria 03-01-21, 07:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 315
Posted By Third Tankie
Simon, In answer to your previous post I...

Simon,

In answer to your previous post I sadly have no idea where it came from, it seemed so insignificant that I did not even record it..............:o

Your tenacity to get to the bottom of a...
Forum: Other Militaria 03-01-21, 03:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 315
Posted By Third Tankie
Mike, Sorry didn`t see your last post, so...

Mike,

Sorry didn`t see your last post, so the lady may well have enlisted around the outbreak of war in September, it gets better..........:D

Thanks again

Kevin
Forum: Other Militaria 03-01-21, 03:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 315
Posted By Third Tankie
Mike, Outstanding, the number solved and I...

Mike,

Outstanding, the number solved and I hope the name might reveal more about this lady.

Again thank you for your time and post.

Best wishes

Kevin
Forum: Other Militaria 03-01-21, 12:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 315
Posted By Third Tankie
Simon, Thanks for looking, I had not...

Simon,

Thanks for looking, I had not considered that, I am hoping that someone may turn up something on the number and why it only has 5 numbers.

For something so small it has certainly become...
Forum: Other Militaria 03-01-21, 12:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 315
Posted By Third Tankie
DJ, Yes it is flat and my thoughts are also...

DJ,

Yes it is flat and my thoughts are also turning to it having been attached to a piece of equipment or personal item.

I`ve given it a clean and looked at the holes, which are at the...
Forum: Other Militaria 02-01-21, 02:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 315
Posted By Third Tankie
Mike, That would make sense as I have found...

Mike,

That would make sense as I have found out that the ATS were allocated service numbers W/1 to W/500,00 so an early number and bracelet.

Thanks for the info, much appreciated.

Regards
...
Forum: Other Militaria 02-01-21, 01:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 315
Posted By Third Tankie
PL, A quick and interesting reply, part of...

PL,

A quick and interesting reply, part of the mystery solved.

Thankyou

Kevin
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 02-01-21, 01:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 104
Posted By Third Tankie
Thanks again Steve, off to see Madam to beg the...

Thanks again Steve, off to see Madam to beg the use of her silver dip.....again.

Kevin
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 02-01-21, 12:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 159
Posted By Third Tankie
Simon, As always very quick and thank you...

Simon,

As always very quick and thank you for the info.

Regards

Kevin
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 02-01-21, 12:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 159
Posted By Third Tankie
Steve, Happy New Year. No there are no...

Steve,

Happy New Year.
No there are no markings to the rear or any sign that there has ever been any "fixings" or means to attach to a uniform.
I had been pursuing a R.H.A. connection with the...
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 02-01-21, 11:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 104
Posted By Third Tankie
Navy Sweetheart?

Hi Gents,

Would welcome opinions and info on this little hanging Navy Sweetheart, marked "silver" to the rear of the pin bar.

Thanks

Kevin
Forum: Other Militaria 02-01-21, 11:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 315
Posted By Third Tankie
Identity Tag?

Hi Gents,

A bit of a mystery I hope someone can solve.

This small metal tag is marked "H A Wiffin" and below the name "W/18939". No markings on the reverse.

Thanks

Kevin
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 02-01-21, 10:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 159
Posted By Third Tankie
Small Artillery Group

Hi Gents,

Another Lockdown post...:rolleyes:

I would be very interested in the age of the two arm badges, (one badly "mothed"), and opinions on the small medal/award with the purple ribbon.
...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 26-12-20, 06:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 631
Posted By Third Tankie
Andrew, Thanks for taking the time to look...

Andrew,

Thanks for taking the time to look and post your informative replies.

I did see your pictures and noticed the "dent" and have consigned both duds to the ever expanding crap box.

Yes...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 24-12-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 631
Posted By Third Tankie
Andrew, As requested pics of all three, I...

Andrew,

As requested pics of all three, I hope they are clear enough.

Kevin
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 23-12-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 631
Posted By Third Tankie
CB, Thanks for your reply and the small...

CB,

Thanks for your reply and the small positive, it was more than I expected on any of the three "suspects".

Regards and keep safe.

Kevin
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 23-12-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 631
Posted By Third Tankie
Andrew, Thanks for looking and your opinion...

Andrew,

Thanks for looking and your opinion on the "suspects". I will also keep your offer in mind.

Regards and keep safe.

Kevin
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 22-12-20, 08:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 158
Posted By Third Tankie
REME Bits

Hi Gents,

Posting a small collection of REME for opinions if possible.

Cap badge marked for Gaunt 11mm long.

Thanks

Kevin
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 22-12-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 631
Posted By Third Tankie
Hertfordshire Regiment

Hi Gents,

Posting these three "suspects" for opinions if possible.

Regards

Kevin
Forum: Cavalry and Armoured Units 22-12-20, 08:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 151
Posted By Third Tankie
Lovat, Thanks for your very informative...

Lovat,

Thanks for your very informative reply, something for the "Good" box for a change...........:D

Regards and keep safe

Kevin
Forum: Cavalry and Armoured Units 21-12-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 151
Posted By Third Tankie
RCD Shoulder title

Hi Gents,

Found this in the bottom of a box and think it is for The Royal Canadian Dragoons.
Is it usual for these to be maker marked, what is the significance of the green backing and is there...
Forum: Army 21-12-20, 06:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 237
Posted By Third Tankie
Hi, Thanks for looking and your positive...

Hi,

Thanks for looking and your positive opinion, much appreciated.

Regards and stay safe.

Kevin
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 20-12-20, 05:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 192
Posted By Third Tankie
Thanks Mark, I wasn`t holding my breath on...

Thanks Mark,

I wasn`t holding my breath on this one..........."Marshed" again I suspect...:mad:

Keep safe

Kevin
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