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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-07-22, 05:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 402
Posted By badgecollector
hi Brian yes, i think your correct. think the...

hi Brian
yes, i think your correct. think the crown has been added when the badge was constructed and then gilded
bc
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 01-07-22, 07:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 402
Posted By badgecollector
hi all here are some further pics my thoughts...

hi all
here are some further pics
my thoughts are its 2 piece and very well made. there doesnt seem to have been a crown on the RFC badge itself.
it is gilt, better than the pics show.
looks to...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 18-06-22, 11:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 357
Posted By badgecollector
hi Jerry is this the OSD cap badge your looking...

hi Jerry
is this the OSD cap badge your looking for?
i think its a good one but would appreciate your opinions.
cheers
BC
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 16-06-22, 09:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 402
Posted By badgecollector
ive tried searching the forum using the advanced...

ive tried searching the forum using the advanced search option for a previous thread by myself but doesnt seem to be working?
not sure i posted the pics on here, but im sure i sent them to you Luke...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-06-22, 10:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 402
Posted By badgecollector
RFC helmet plate?

hi all
any ideas what this is?
was described as
Original R.F.C. helmet badge ? R.F.C. bronze badge with 3 blades in centre of helmet style badge with 3 lugs. Size 3" x 2.75". (See pictures) Ex...
Forum: General Topics 10-06-22, 04:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 377
Posted By badgecollector
hey your number 5 in the first post would be...

hey
your number 5 in the first post would be British and not Australian imo.
Australian badges didn't use those types of hex lugs.

the attachments to the rear would be more from different...
Forum: The Australian General Service Badge (Rising Sun) 06-06-22, 11:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 332
Posted By badgecollector
hi its not the same as the link you provided...

hi
its not the same as the link you provided and in my opinion its a modern cast copy.
the detail is poor and it looks artificially aged.
not one i would buy for my collection
bc
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 01-06-22, 11:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 468
Posted By badgecollector
hi anthony so will you post overseas? im in...

hi anthony
so will you post overseas?
im in australia
bc
Forum: University Regiments, Officer Training Units and Cadets 01-06-22, 05:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 928
Posted By badgecollector
cheers

cheers
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 20-05-22, 06:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 324
Posted By badgecollector
no comments? bc

no comments?
bc
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 19-05-22, 09:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 324
Posted By badgecollector
help with this wing please

hi all,
any thoughts on this wing?
its in as new condition but has come from a deceased estate from a couple of brothers in the RFC/RAF
everyother item is period.
looking forward to hearing your...
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 18-05-22, 09:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 171
Posted By badgecollector
thanks guys yes, they look like cuff links now...

thanks guys
yes, they look like cuff links now you mention it
cheers
bc
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 18-05-22, 09:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 171
Posted By badgecollector
Singapore Royal Artillery Volunteers items

hi all
lastest items found locally.
a nice set of Singapore Royal Artillery Volunteers items.
can anyone shed some light on these items including what are the colourful Knots and the little stars...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 18-05-22, 08:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 249
Posted By badgecollector
hi steve can you tell me what this badge is? ...

hi steve
can you tell me what this badge is?
ive seen one like this locally and couldnt work out what it is
cheers
bc
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 16-05-22, 12:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 402
Posted By badgecollector
thanks Toby here is my example. and i found...

thanks Toby
here is my example.
and i found this other one?
but what is it
bc
Forum: General Topics 15-05-22, 04:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,951
Posted By badgecollector
its been awhile adding to this post and if you...

its been awhile adding to this post and if you look back we have lost 2 fellow collectors along the way.
having said this, i have added this belt to the collection and very pleased to have it. only...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 15-05-22, 01:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 402
Posted By badgecollector
thanks for the advice Luke, sounds reasonable...

thanks for the advice Luke, sounds reasonable place to start.
thanks David, if I do, I will certainly contact you
cheers
bc
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 14-05-22, 11:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 402
Posted By badgecollector
thanks Luke and CB given prices have fallen and...

thanks Luke and CB
given prices have fallen and they are very impressive, might make for an interesting side collection for me.
I think I have a couple already somewhere. certainly have the Royal...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 14-05-22, 09:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 402
Posted By badgecollector
very nice and they are certainly eye catching. ...

very nice and they are certainly eye catching.
can yo tell me what the badge is top row, second from the left is?
its got the coat of arms and vic crown
cheers
bc
Forum: General Topics. 14-05-22, 07:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 178
Posted By badgecollector
i would also be interested. many brass badges...

i would also be interested.
many brass badges turn a pinkish colour after heat has been applied from ne lugs.
i assume nothing can fix this once its been heat affected
bc
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 14-05-22, 04:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,249
Posted By badgecollector
thanks Griff what period would it be? cheers ...

thanks Griff
what period would it be?
cheers
bc
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-05-22, 12:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 230
Posted By badgecollector
thanks for that would never have picked that. ...

thanks for that
would never have picked that.
im thinking it and the avlh title are genuine.
but the wing confuses me.
anyway, thanks
bc
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-05-22, 10:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 230
Posted By badgecollector
unknown patches and wing

hi all
can anyone tell me about these patches?
have no idea what the round patches are?
unusual reproduction RAF wings?
and an Assam Valley Light Horse patch of some sort
thanks in advance
bc
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 10-05-22, 10:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 488
Posted By badgecollector
That’s an awesome photo. Thanks for sharing. BC

That’s an awesome photo. Thanks for sharing.
BC
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 09-05-22, 11:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 488
Posted By badgecollector
thanks Luke again your a wealth of information....

thanks Luke
again your a wealth of information.
very interesting
cheers
bc
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