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Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 24-06-22, 03:56 PM
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Posted By paul w
There is a late 19th early 20th century...

There is a late 19th early 20th century photograph of a group of 13th Hussars O/Rs in various orders of dress on pinterest showing a Lance Corporal in undress frock, single chevron on right arm with...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 22-06-22, 09:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 607
Posted By paul w
Out of interest, would anyone know why there are...

Out of interest, would anyone know why there are two variants of this badge by the same maker? It seems an unusual occurrence and as far as I'm aware doesn't happen with any of the other war raised...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 20-06-22, 10:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 607
Posted By paul w
Hi Marcus, That's exactly the images I was...

Hi Marcus,
That's exactly the images I was looking for, thanks very much for that mate, and thanks for posting the comparison photos of the two variations, all the best

Paul
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 02-06-22, 01:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 607
Posted By paul w
Thanks very much for the reply, it's really...

Thanks very much for the reply, it's really helpful, regards

Paul
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 29-05-22, 05:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 607
Posted By paul w
Thanks for the reply Alan, I'm referring to the...

Thanks for the reply Alan, I'm referring to the ORs version with pennons in all gilding metal and slider, there seems to be two versions of this badge, one die cast with a flat back and vertical...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 29-05-22, 02:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 607
Posted By paul w
27th Lancers

Hi, would anyone be able to post photos of the back of the elephants head on a Firmin marked 27th Lancers cap badge please. I've seen the rear of the flat backed examples with the vertical braizing...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 05-05-22, 05:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 307
Posted By paul w
PM Sent

PM Sent
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 20-04-22, 09:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 924
Posted By paul w
Hi Dave, if you search under 1944 aiborne beret...

Hi Dave, if you search under 1944 aiborne beret you'll find a thread by Irv who has a good red lid by Beret Industries Ltd, this maker doesn't have the loose thread running around the lining, cheers...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 06-01-22, 05:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 278
Posted By paul w
Thanks Alan, what I'm trying to ascertain is...

Thanks Alan, what I'm trying to ascertain is whether the version of the badge with that style of maker mark precludes it from being WW2 era, eg did Firmin only start marking their 13th /18th badges...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 06-01-22, 02:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 278
Posted By paul w
13th /18th hussars

Hi, I'm trying to find out if the 13th /18th Hussars 'Z' shape cap badge made by Firmin with the raised maker mark to the reverse is of WW2 period, any information will be much appreciated,

Paul
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 07-10-21, 01:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 474
Posted By paul w
Very nice original badge, congratulations!

Very nice original badge, congratulations!
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 29-09-21, 04:17 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,367
Posted By paul w
Hello Dean, the collections looking great! I...

Hello Dean, the collections looking great! I thought you might be interested in seeing this phot of Rifleman David Bell Patterson of 13th Royal Irish Rifles, killed in action on the first day of the...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 18-06-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 367
Posted By paul w
Thanks for that Paddy

Thanks for that Paddy
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 18-06-21, 03:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 367
Posted By paul w
RND Officers cap badge

Hi, just picked up this Royal Naval Division Officers cap badge, I'm very pleased with it, it seems to be the die cast 2nd pattern type badge shown in Paddy's album but as always any observations...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 13-05-21, 06:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 500
Posted By paul w
Thanks Terry, and thanks for the link, I managed...

Thanks Terry, and thanks for the link, I managed to miss that one when I looked through them trying to get the answer, I appreciate it guys,

Paul
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 13-05-21, 04:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 500
Posted By paul w
Womens Legion

Hi, can anyone tell me please the correct version of the Womens Legion badge for the First World War, is it the version with the wings or the one without wings? Many thanks,

Paul
Forum: Headdress 18-01-21, 04:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,071
Posted By paul w
Hi,this FSC is badged to the 8th London Regiment...

Hi,this FSC is badged to the 8th London Regiment (Post Office Rifles) and has QVC black buttons to the front, cheers,

Paul
Forum: Formation and Tasking Signs 12-12-20, 03:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,073
Posted By paul w
That's great Bill, thanks for the reply

That's great Bill, thanks for the reply
Forum: Formation and Tasking Signs 11-12-20, 03:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,073
Posted By paul w
3rd Canadian Division

Hi, can anyone tell me if this 3rd Canadian Division formation sign is WW2 period? It appears to be wool material with canvas backing, many thanks,

Paul
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 13-09-20, 04:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 405
Posted By paul w
Nice badges, here's a couple of photos of the...

Nice badges, here's a couple of photos of the badge being worn by members of the Maritime RA, cheers

Paul
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 03-09-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 317
Posted By paul w
Thanks a lot gents, I really appreciate your...

Thanks a lot gents, I really appreciate your comments, all the best,

Paul
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 02-09-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 317
Posted By paul w
Thank you Luke.

Thank you Luke.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 02-09-20, 03:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 317
Posted By paul w
11th ( Lonsdale ) Battalion the Border Regiment

Guys could you take a look at this new aquisition, it has some of the pointers to look out for but this is the first one of these I've handled so if anyone has any observations/information I'd be...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 18-05-20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 382
Posted By paul w
That would make sense Alan, the 63rd MG Battalion...

That would make sense Alan, the 63rd MG Battalion would have presumably received drafts directly from the MGC Depot and gone to the Division wearing their issued cap badges , and thanks for the...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 18-05-20, 09:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 382
Posted By paul w
RND Machine Gun Corps

The machine gun units in the Royal Naval Division had their own cap badge and according to Westlake wore the curved RND shoulder title , does anyone know if they also wore the standard MGC cap badge...
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