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Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. Yesterday, 12:44 PM
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Posted By btns
There are also non uniform related questions: ...

There are also non uniform related questions:

Why is there a rope round the horse's neck?
What is the 'tab' behind his right thigh?
Is it customary to use a swagger stick while on horseback? ...
Forum: Military Buttons 29-11-21, 09:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 227
Posted By btns
There were lots Britannia hotels across the UK....

There were lots Britannia hotels across the UK. Some had buttons with Britannia and additional text, but there may have been a stock Britannia button as well.
Forum: Military Buttons 21-11-21, 02:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 225
Posted By btns
Hi Rob, Yes, same design. Mine is 24 mm. ...

Hi Rob,
Yes, same design. Mine is 24 mm.
best regards,
Forum: Other Militaria 21-11-21, 07:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 264
Posted By btns
Good job, congrats!

Good job, congrats!
Forum: General Topics. 17-11-21, 01:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 267
Posted By btns
I think he is Royal Netherlands East Indies Army...

I think he is Royal Netherlands East Indies Army (KNIL)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Royal_Netherlands_East_Indies_Army
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-11-21, 04:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 976
Posted By btns
43 is Norwegian

43 is Norwegian
Forum: Military Buttons 14-11-21, 10:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 225
Posted By btns
Hi Rob, Sorry, I do not have dates. This is...

Hi Rob,
Sorry, I do not have dates.
This is the link to the school's website:
https://www.msmcollege.com/senior-mount-st-mary-s/beyond-the-classroom/ccf

best regards,
Forum: Military Buttons 13-11-21, 07:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 225
Posted By btns
I have a KC general service button: "Fattorini &...

I have a KC general service button: "Fattorini & Sons Ltd, Bradford"
and a brass "Fattorini, Bolton" button for Mount St. Mary's College C.C.F. (Roger Revell, British Institutions book,page 64-1)
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 10-11-21, 08:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 210
Posted By btns
It is K.A.

It is K.A.
Forum: Navy 08-11-21, 02:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 191
Posted By btns
Very nice, thank you for posting this overview.

Very nice, thank you for posting this overview.
Forum: Other Militaria 04-11-21, 07:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 216
Posted By btns
rotated picture

rotated picture
Forum: Military Buttons 03-11-21, 02:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 718
Posted By btns
Most buttons with backmark Firmins, London in my...

Most buttons with backmark Firmins, London in my own collection date from the last quarter of the 19th century.
Both a German (F.L) and a French manufacturer (T.W.&W. / Coinderoux) supplied buttons...
Forum: Military Buttons 03-11-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 178
Posted By btns
This button cannot be identified if you do not...

This button cannot be identified if you do not add a picture of its reverse.
Forum: Military Buttons 02-11-21, 09:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 718
Posted By btns
Does the shank on the back have a D shaped...

Does the shank on the back have a D shaped profile or an O shaped profile?
Forum: Military Buttons 02-11-21, 09:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 718
Posted By btns
Your questions go far beyond your original...

Your questions go far beyond your original identification request.
As stated before it is quite common for button designs to be different from other designs used by the company.

Marketing...
Forum: Military Buttons 01-11-21, 05:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 718
Posted By btns
That is good old competition for commercial world...

That is good old competition for commercial world dominance. This one was between the UK and the upcoming industrial powerhouse Germany.
Your British made button may be the older one. The British...
Forum: Military Buttons 01-11-21, 01:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 718
Posted By btns
I took the ID from ebay in 2014. That...

I took the ID from ebay in 2014.
That particular button was made by the German manufacturer "Friedrich Linden" for "A.B., Buenos-Aires".
You can find images of trams with a TAA logo, but button...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 01-11-21, 01:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 189
Posted By btns
Your button was used by the Royal Leamington Hunt...

Your button was used by the Royal Leamington Hunt Club.
Forum: Military Buttons 01-11-21, 07:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 718
Posted By btns
It is a long way from home. Your button is to...

It is a long way from home.
Your button is to the Tranvia Anglo Argentina in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 25-10-21, 09:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 264
Posted By btns
Correct. It is to the court dress of a Belgian...

Correct. It is to the court dress of a Belgian Cabinet Minister.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 20-10-21, 04:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 536
Posted By btns
pheasant button

The pheasant button is a livery button as it has a torse.
Forum: Military Buttons 11-10-21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By btns
You have a very rare Napoleonic button, 1st...

You have a very rare Napoleonic button, 1st empire, 1804-1813 & 100 days. It is slightly different from the buttons displayed in Fallou, page 9.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-10-21, 06:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 300
Posted By btns
Egyptian button

Yours is the most common one, but there are variations. I do not know if they were used by the army or the government.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-10-21, 08:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 300
Posted By btns
Egypt - the 3 stars have almost gone.

Egypt - the 3 stars have almost gone.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 27-09-21, 09:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 299
Posted By btns
It is London Transport

It is London Transport
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