British & Commonwealth Military Badge Forum

Recent Books by Forum Members

   

Go Back   British & Commonwealth Military Badge Forum > Search Forums

 Other Pages: Galleries, Links etc.
Glossary  Books by Forum Members     Canadian Pre 1914    CEF    CEF Badge Inscriptions   Canadian post 1920     Canadian post 1953     British Cavalry Badges     Makers' Marks    Pipers' Badges  Canadian Cloth Titles  Books  SEARCH
 
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
Search took 0.06 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: mike_vee
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force Yesterday, 04:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 254
Posted By mike_vee
You should be aware that ex-gunners have...

You should be aware that ex-gunners have 'selective deafness' and tend to ignore critical comments :D but are always open to constructive teachings ! ;)

I also think the badge mentioned in your...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force Yesterday, 02:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 254
Posted By mike_vee
My knowledge of the ROC is basically what I have...

My knowledge of the ROC is basically what I have read on the forum or picked up via Google but I enjoy digging around for information ...... and solving 'mysteries' ! :D

As such , I tend to think...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force Yesterday, 09:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 254
Posted By mike_vee
Hi Woofy , I was busy making my post that I...

Hi Woofy , I was busy making my post that I didn't check if you had posted in the meantime but once I'd posted I saw the details in yours. :o

As the thread concerns the ROC I was expecting to be...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 01-06-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 254
Posted By mike_vee
Came across a thread on a "military model makers'...

Came across a thread on a "military model makers' site which mentioned this badge. The drawing is apparently from one of the Blandford Colour Series books on WW2 uniforms.

"I read up on the text...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 01-06-20, 10:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 201
Posted By mike_vee
Is this the one you mean ?

Is this the one you mean ?
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 01-06-20, 08:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 152
Posted By mike_vee
Another one is already for sale , 22.50 + 3.00...

Another one is already for sale , 22.50 + 3.00 postage.
Forum: Military Buttons 01-06-20, 06:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 459
Posted By mike_vee
I agree with Ken in post #15 2. BUTTONS ...

I agree with Ken in post #15

2. BUTTONS

"Originally made from brass, each coat has nine buttons. In 1959 the brass buttons were replaced by anodised ones,which was incredibly popular with the...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 01-06-20, 06:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 583
Posted By mike_vee
As far as I can tell the album is "private" and...

As far as I can tell the album is "private" and will not show up when searched for. Members need an invite to be able to access/view the album.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 31-05-20, 01:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 254
Posted By mike_vee
Thumbs up Good luck with your hunt , maybe it does have a...

Good luck with your hunt , maybe it does have a Cambridgeshire connection but it could also have passed through numerous dealer/collector hand before ending up in yours. ;)
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 31-05-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 128
Posted By mike_vee
Although it is decribed as black and red this one...

Although it is decribed as black and red this one for The Rifles Band and Bugles looks a 'possible' candidate. :confused:

https://www.wyedeanstores.com/band-and-bugles-the-rifles-horsehair-plume
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 31-05-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 254
Posted By mike_vee
From CWGC : Private DANN, SIDNEY WALTER ...

From CWGC :

Private
DANN, SIDNEY WALTER
Service Number 40239

Died 20/11/1917

Aged 20
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-05-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 174
Posted By mike_vee
You're probably right with your suggestion , I...

You're probably right with your suggestion , I just thought that throwing around and catching a mace with basically a 'ninja star' on the end may be dangerous ! :D
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 30-05-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 334
Posted By mike_vee
Here is the thread : The Danbury Mint -...

Here is the thread :

The Danbury Mint - Anodised badges with blades and clutch pin fittings
(https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=18982&highlight=Danbury)
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 29-05-20, 09:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 174
Posted By mike_vee
My thinking was that a specialist...

My thinking was that a specialist jeweller/silversmith would make the mess item/trophy but the regimental adornment (badge) on top would come from a badge maker (ie Potters) who would have the...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 29-05-20, 01:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 174
Posted By mike_vee
Mess silverware or on top of sporting/shooting...

Mess silverware or on top of sporting/shooting cup ?:confused:
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 29-05-20, 09:09 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 537
Posted By mike_vee
Exclamation Have just checked back on my own posts and it...

Have just checked back on my own posts and it seems like edit facility is removed after 14 days.
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 28-05-20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 684
Posted By mike_vee
Thumbs up That made me chuckle ! :D

That made me chuckle ! :D
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 28-05-20, 12:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 105
Posted By mike_vee
Similar badge described as : "Royal...

Similar badge described as :

"Royal Artillery SNCO's Gun FR - Large (WW1 Shape) White On Khaki Embroidered Regimental cloth arm badge"
...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 28-05-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,473
Posted By mike_vee
Photo from Australian Navy site showing badge...

Photo from Australian Navy site showing badge plus bar.

https://www.navy.gov.au/customs-and-traditions/navy-recognition-service-badges
Forum: General Topics. 27-05-20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 392
Posted By mike_vee
Thumbs up "We Will Remember Them.......ALL !" ...

"We Will Remember Them.......ALL !"


https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=224375&d=1590311599
Forum: The Home Front 27-05-20, 04:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 204
Posted By mike_vee
Excellent info , now there are photos of the two...

Excellent info , now there are photos of the two different WW1 cloth badges , the 'measurers' tree and the 'cutters' axes & saw.

The newspaper article describes the brooch perfectly and who it was...
Forum: The Home Front 27-05-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 204
Posted By mike_vee
There was a thread at the beginning of the year...

There was a thread at the beginning of the year trying to identify a 'fir tree' badge , a WFS badge was suggested but as it was a WW1 badge it didn't appear to be correct.

Now , knowing that the...
Forum: The Home Front 27-05-20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 204
Posted By mike_vee
History The vast majority of these Land...

History

The vast majority of these Land Girls worked on local farms but a small cohort was directed into forestry work under the banner of the Women’s Forestry Service (WFS). The organisation was...
Forum: The Home Front 27-05-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 204
Posted By mike_vee
Article on Women's Forestry Service , including...

Article on Women's Forestry Service , including uniform :

http://www.scarletfinders.co.uk/160.html

IWM has photo of hat with cloth badge:
...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 27-05-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 211
Posted By mike_vee
From Churchill's Navy by Brian Lavery : "As...

From Churchill's Navy by Brian Lavery :

"As senior electrical and ordnance maintenance rating in Fleet Air Arm , takes charge of workshop and junior maintenance ratings on repair...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT. The time now is 03:06 AM.


Powered by: vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.