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Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 18-10-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 171
Posted By Rob Miller
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: Military Buttons 14-10-20, 09:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 201
Posted By Rob Miller
From the dates could it be in special back mark...

From the dates could it be in special back mark in memoriam to the late Queen Victoria?

Rob
Forum: Military Buttons 13-10-20, 08:01 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 12,881
Posted By Rob Miller
Hi T Suckling large GS buttons are...

Hi T

Suckling large GS buttons are relatively common, but I would like to know if they made smaller ones too? Is that one painted or coated with something on the front?

Rob
Forum: Other Militaria 03-10-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 153
Posted By Rob Miller
The one by Countess Wear Bridge in Exeter was in...

The one by Countess Wear Bridge in Exeter was in rather public view, interestingly this and the canal bridge were also used for practice for the Orne Bridges in Normandy.

Rob
Forum: Other Militaria 03-10-20, 09:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 153
Posted By Rob Miller
Bailey Bridge Location

I assume there are forum members from all regions of the UK so can anyone identify this location please? I have hopes it may be the River Tamar but its a long shot.

Thanks Rob
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-10-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 134
Posted By Rob Miller
Have a look in 54Bty's excellent album. Rob ...

Have a look in 54Bty's excellent album.

Rob

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/album.php?albumid=72
Forum: Military Buttons 02-10-20, 05:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 970
Posted By Rob Miller
Thank you btns Rob

Thank you btns

Rob
Forum: General Topics. 01-10-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 263
Posted By Rob Miller
Hi Chris I use the thread tools function...

Hi Chris

I use the thread tools function above right, then subscribe to thread to save all my favourite threads to my user CP area so I can often find a relevant thread without having to search...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 01-10-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 344
Posted By Rob Miller
Hi Paul These are all spare, pm me if there...

Hi Paul

These are all spare, pm me if there is anything you need, I'm still looking for a CD "Torbay" and a grey backed WVS "Devon" if any one has a spare.

Rob
Forum: Military Buttons 30-09-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 970
Posted By Rob Miller
I thought I would add this question here rather...

I thought I would add this question here rather than start a new thread.

This 25mm button landed on my doorstep this morning, so I'm wondering is there a Naval use for the Royal Arms button or...
Forum: General Topics. 28-09-20, 09:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 868
Posted By Rob Miller
I made this album a while ago, at the time there...

I made this album a while ago, at the time there were 25 but that included a couple of Bi Metal Far or Middle East types which with hindsight shouldn't be included, I think I have found a couple more...
Forum: General Topics. 28-09-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 868
Posted By Rob Miller
I always assumed the Pascal Lamb would be a...

I always assumed the Pascal Lamb would be a Middle Eastern breed like a Jacob, but probably the first depictions would have come from medieval England so perhaps not.

Going back to die statistics...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-09-20, 09:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 155
Posted By Rob Miller
For some reason I was expecting a picture of a...

For some reason I was expecting a picture of a motorcycle?

rob
Forum: General Topics. 10-09-20, 05:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 148
Posted By Rob Miller
Hi Colin Glad they arrived OK Rob

Hi Colin

Glad they arrived OK

Rob
Forum: General Topics. 06-09-20, 05:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 346
Posted By Rob Miller
Very interesting Julian, Colin Churchill in his...

Very interesting Julian, Colin Churchill in his collar badges book quotes lots of these dates and numbers, presumably he got his information from the same source, but he also frequently adds quotes...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 02-09-20, 06:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 428
Posted By Rob Miller
Herman, In my view there is still no clear answer...

Herman, In my view there is still no clear answer as to what the badge in your original question is.

It could be a "Bronze" OSD badge with a slider or a "Bronzed" die stamped badge either for an...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 01-09-20, 04:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 428
Posted By Rob Miller
A picture of the back may help. Rob

A picture of the back may help.

Rob
Forum: General Topics. 31-08-20, 04:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 171
Posted By Rob Miller
This came up on QI, they theorised that WW2 ended...

This came up on QI, they theorised that WW2 ended in 1990. something to do with the reunification of Germany.

Rob
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 26-08-20, 03:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 428
Posted By Rob Miller
Interestingly the plastic ATS badges is one of...

Interestingly the plastic ATS badges is one of very few with a slider or vertical shank, maybe its something to do with the ATS cap?

Rob
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 18-08-20, 09:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 114
Posted By Rob Miller
I think I remember GPO also standing for Gun...

I think I remember GPO also standing for Gun Position Officer in an RAF control bunker room AA Command side office?

But in this case I'm leaning towards General Post Office Home Guard.

I look...
Forum: General Topics. 17-08-20, 07:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 275
Posted By Rob Miller
Hi Colin I may be able to help, PM me. ...

Hi Colin

I may be able to help, PM me.

Rob
Forum: General Topics. 16-08-20, 06:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 209
Posted By Rob Miller
All the QVC Devonshire cap badges I have seen so...

All the QVC Devonshire cap badges I have seen so far appear to be from the same dies, and the rose at the bottom of the circlet is very like the ones used by Gaunt, so I had wondered if Gaunt were...
Forum: General Topics. 15-08-20, 08:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 209
Posted By Rob Miller
First use of Vertical Shank or Slider fitting

I keep reading posts on the forum quoting 1903 and 1906 as the dates that the rear vertical shank or slider was first used, how definite is this as my QVC Devonshire would seem to suggest an earlier...
Forum: Military Buttons 14-08-20, 05:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 99
Posted By Rob Miller
Rifle Volunteers Button

A very pleasing new addition to my collection, a brooch made from a 19mm button I've not encountered before.

Its either a generic pattern which means there should be a larger version in existence...
Forum: The Home Front 08-08-20, 09:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 183
Posted By Rob Miller
Its a Kings Crown so 1902 on, a little late to...

Its a Kings Crown so 1902 on, a little late to get to South Africa in time for the war perhaps?

It doesn't appear to have a back makers mark, I haven't seen any conclusive proof of when these non...
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