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Forum: Military Buttons 26-06-22, 02:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 235
Posted By Rob Miller
I have a few The Buffs pre 1935 large The...

I have a few

The Buffs pre 1935 large
The Buffs pre 1935 Medium
Gloucestershire Reg Large
Welch Reg post 1920 Large
Seaforth Highlanders Medium

1925 certainly fits with the dates of mine.
Forum: Military Buttons 21-06-22, 07:26 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 15,025
Posted By Rob Miller
Here's a new one to me, a 13mm "cap" sized button...

Here's a new one to me, a 13mm "cap" sized button with a one piece pressed reverse, could it be a WW1 economy?

Rob
Forum: General Topics. 19-06-22, 05:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 319
Posted By Rob Miller
Very nice indeed IMHO, I have a pair of the fakes...

Very nice indeed IMHO, I have a pair of the fakes and they have the typical spaghetti stitching on the reverse.

Rob
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 19-06-22, 05:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 619
Posted By Rob Miller
I believe we had some .303 Hotchkiss machine guns...

I believe we had some .303 Hotchkiss machine guns pretty early in WW1, I think I remember they were intended for Cavalry use but were then issued to Army Cyclists and fitted in some tanks?

Rob
Forum: Military Buttons 12-06-22, 09:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 97
Posted By Rob Miller
Thank you David Rob

Thank you David

Rob
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 12-06-22, 04:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 54
Posted By Rob Miller
Devonshire sweetheart brooch

A new find, its standard cap badge size, the gilt crown and circlet is a painted? coating on to the white metal pressing rather than a separate braised on piece found on regular bi-metal badges....
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-06-22, 03:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 72
Posted By Rob Miller
Number 41 shoulder strap slip on

I wondered if this could be for a WW1 Training Reserve Battalion? its 1 5/8" deep.

Rob
Forum: Military Buttons 12-06-22, 03:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 97
Posted By Rob Miller
Royal Navy button oddities

Two Officers style rope edged buttons, the first is 23.4mm and has a brown "bronze" coating much like some Army OSD insignia which seems out of place with a Naval Uniform, could it be WW1 RN...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 11-06-22, 06:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 511
Posted By Rob Miller
I have found a nice pair of Gaunt OSD Royal...

I have found a nice pair of Gaunt OSD Royal Artillery collar badges to put on this jacket, now I'm trying to decide what rank insignia to put on, the shoulder straps have enough holes for a Captain...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 10-06-22, 05:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 215
Posted By Rob Miller
Is it possible its the name of the wearer, who...

Is it possible its the name of the wearer, who for some reason owned a stamp with his name on it? Did these badges come from the same source?

Rob
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 30-05-22, 04:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 252
Posted By Rob Miller
1, Could be TF or OTC Cap 2, OSD Collar 3,...

1, Could be TF or OTC Cap
2, OSD Collar
3, I'm not a fan of the low flat "rose" device at the bottom of the circle, there are lots of fakes around with that style.

IMHO Rob
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 16-05-22, 04:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 377
Posted By Rob Miller
Thank you all for the replies, at least I have...

Thank you all for the replies, at least I have learned a few things from this item.

Not sure what to do with it though, I'm not feeling all that inclined to break it up so I will probably try to...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 10-05-22, 12:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 132
Posted By Rob Miller
It wouldn't do the enamel much good if you...

It wouldn't do the enamel much good if you hammered it into a bit of wood, the pins could be bent over to fit it onto a piece of leather?

Rob
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 10-05-22, 11:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 224
Posted By Rob Miller
Hi Jerry PM your address and I will post it to...

Hi Jerry
PM your address and I will post it to you
Rob
Forum: General Topics. 10-05-22, 10:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 448
Posted By Rob Miller
Its a very good question and I imagine there will...

Its a very good question and I imagine there will be members that do both.

When I was collecting cloth formation badges on several occasions I split up a pair, one to keep one to move on.

With...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 10-05-22, 09:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 224
Posted By Rob Miller
Forgot the pictures

Forgot the pictures
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 10-05-22, 09:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 224
Posted By Rob Miller
Royal Welch Fusiliers or South Wales Borderers

Lieut. A J Rowbrey SWB, why is he on a Royal Welch Fusiliers certificate?

I picked this up at a car boot on Sunday for a pound, if any of the Welch collectors here would like it they can have it...
Forum: General Topics. 09-05-22, 09:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By Rob Miller
Whats it about?

Whats it about?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-05-22, 08:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 230
Posted By Rob Miller
It is a possibility and it may be why I was drawn...

It is a possibility and it may be why I was drawn to it, I come from a long line of postmen and I have one of these 1942 combinations to do up, it has the Crowned Cypher on the toolbox but with the...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-05-22, 05:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 230
Posted By Rob Miller
Unknown Armband?

I bought this from the set of pattern books being broken up and sold on ebay, apparently there are unfortunately no clues as to the company involved, it says
"armlets" so I presume that means...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-05-22, 04:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 223
Posted By Rob Miller
The feathers probably had several uses but it is...

The feathers probably had several uses but it is very like the 2nd Devon Rifle Volunteers, Churchill 353 or 357 depending on exact size, I could do with a couple of these myself.

Rob
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 05-05-22, 09:11 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 873
Posted By Rob Miller
I have a couple of them, they are shown in this...

I have a couple of them, they are shown in this thread.

Rob

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=55795
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 05-05-22, 07:56 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 873
Posted By Rob Miller
Thank you Peter, I think you are right but I'm...

Thank you Peter, I think you are right but I'm not positive.

Rob
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 05-05-22, 07:24 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 873
Posted By Rob Miller
Hi Peter Is it possible to zoom in on the rear...

Hi Peter
Is it possible to zoom in on the rear ranks, it almost looks like some are wearing a smaller button?

Rob
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 02-05-22, 09:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 848
Posted By Rob Miller
A Friday afternoon variant, I like it. Rob

A Friday afternoon variant, I like it.

Rob
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