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Forum: Other Military Topics Yesterday, 11:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 316
Posted By mike_vee
Thumbs up Ordered Sunday lunchtime , arrived Tuesday...

Ordered Sunday lunchtime , arrived Tuesday lunchtime.

Excellent service !

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Forum: Other Military Topics Yesterday, 11:38 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 16,665
Posted By mike_vee
Pin arrived today , larger than I expected...

Pin arrived today , larger than I expected (approx. 25mm high) , chromed/silver finish with clutch pin fitting.

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Forum: Other Military Topics 26-07-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 678
Posted By mike_vee
Question Another letter

This one I'm not sure about , it is on a Standard Bearer crossbelt/sling plate.(photos from an old thread)

So , does the "S" prefix inidcate 'Standard Bearer' or 'Sling' ? :confused:

Although...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 25-07-21, 04:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 159
Posted By mike_vee
According to Royal Museums Greenwich : ...

According to Royal Museums Greenwich :



https://collections.rmg.co.uk/collections/objects/76650.html

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Forum: Other Military Topics 25-07-21, 11:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 316
Posted By mike_vee
Just checked out a post I made in April and...

Just checked out a post I made in April and discovered that I "splashed out" and got next day delivery which cost me ........ 5.95 ! :D

That was the total postage for 2 x 9ltr boxes and 2 x 7...
Forum: Other Military Topics 25-07-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 316
Posted By mike_vee
When I bought the boxes I did a lot of searching...

When I bought the boxes I did a lot of searching and it all depends on what you want , the biggest difference I found was the postage.

Some sites include VAT in the initial price ....other don't...
Forum: Other Military Topics 25-07-21, 10:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 316
Posted By mike_vee
I also use the "Really Useful" 9ltr boxes (thanks...

I also use the "Really Useful" 9ltr boxes (thanks Jerry) in various combinations , as a basic box , with the 15 compartment trays or the 7 compartment trays.

The 7 compartment trays are twice as...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-07-21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 401
Posted By mike_vee
I'd forgotten what a great selection of badges...

I'd forgotten what a great selection of badges you have.

Associate Member - Interesting that top scroll is part of the badge and not a seperate 'addition'.

Womans Auxiliary - Possibly similar...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-07-21, 01:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 401
Posted By mike_vee
A couple more for interest : Associate...

A couple more for interest :

Associate Member - I assume a seperate numbering system.

Women's Section - Formed in 1918 , women received their own membership certificate with a number on it....
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-07-21, 01:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 401
Posted By mike_vee
It is likely that the lowest number badges were...

It is likely that the lowest number badges were given to the founders and members of the first branch , it is also 'probable' that the original badge numbers did match up to their membership number....
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-07-21, 09:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 401
Posted By mike_vee
Two points to note , the first subscription was...

Two points to note , the first subscription was paid in the 3rd quarter of 1921 and the number on the card is 860.

As the "Comrades" were formed in 1917 they must have issued issued thousands of...
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 22-07-21, 04:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 297
Posted By mike_vee
I wondered about the gap but thought surname...

I wondered about the gap but thought surname would start with capital letter ?

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Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 22-07-21, 03:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 297
Posted By mike_vee
Had a quick look through all the surnames...

Had a quick look through all the surnames begining with B in case he was using his middle name (so wouldn't show up under H but couldn't find anyone . :confused:
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Forum: Other Military Topics 22-07-21, 10:44 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 16,665
Posted By mike_vee
New pin

This is the latest Poppy Pin available from PoppyShop for 4.99.

Don't know if this one is going to be available long term or if it is a 'trail run' to see how well they sell.

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Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 22-07-21, 09:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 229
Posted By mike_vee
A useful resource to check out : Brief...

A useful resource to check out :

Brief History Of The British 7th Armoured Division - "The Desert Rats" (http://www.desertrats.org.uk/history.htm)

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Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 22-07-21, 06:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 297
Posted By mike_vee
Had a quick look on the Quaker site , works OK...

Had a quick look on the Quaker site , works OK for me.

Tried searching for all people with initial H and surname starting with B but didn't find any likely candidates.

Will do a bit more...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 21-07-21, 06:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 458
Posted By mike_vee
Just for interest , the 'crest' is above the door...

Just for interest , the 'crest' is above the door of the original OTC building .

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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 21-07-21, 06:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 458
Posted By mike_vee
Bloxham School OTC ? ...

Bloxham School OTC ?

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/bloxham-school-otc/



I should have put my glasses on ! . :o
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 21-07-21, 04:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 401
Posted By mike_vee
I've got both sizes of the "Comrades" badge , I...

I've got both sizes of the "Comrades" badge , I think the member numbers were probably recorded locally and that there was not a "central" list.

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Forum: The Home Front 21-07-21, 10:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 321
Posted By mike_vee
Talking about "silly money" , here is an item...

Talking about "silly money" , here is an item that fits your areas of collecting - RBL and ANZAC . :D

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/324539795297?hash=item4b90144761:g:5fQAAOSwvEJga5YB

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Forum: The Home Front 21-07-21, 09:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 321
Posted By mike_vee
Saw that there were quite a few OWS badges...

Saw that there were quite a few OWS badges appearing in the past few weeks , didn't check if it was the same seller splitting a collection or simply one badge getting 'big money' and other...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 20-07-21, 04:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 218
Posted By mike_vee
I was in a rush and just posted the first link I...

I was in a rush and just posted the first link I found. :o

I should have remembered that a lot of "corporation" badges were worn by numerous different groups. :D

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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 20-07-21, 12:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 218
Posted By mike_vee
Blackpool Corporation Tramways badge : ...

Blackpool Corporation Tramways badge :

http://www.tramwaybadgesandbuttons.com/page148/page4/page165/page165.html


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Forum: Other Military Topics 19-07-21, 12:57 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,684
Posted By mike_vee
British Legion Paris 1939

Spotted the badge and then in the 'related items' section saw a set of tickets/vouchers (complete with envelope) for the trip (not the same seller) and was lucky enough to get both items ! :D

But...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 18-07-21, 04:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 140
Posted By mike_vee
All I could find was a brewery ! :D

All I could find was a brewery ! :D
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