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Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 27-09-21, 01:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 665
Posted By tedwardland
May of bought the wings from a flea market -...

May of bought the wings from a flea market - surplus shop due to availability (None flying / different unit). reason I say that, the old clothing store used to collect all the badges at Commando...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 11-05-16, 05:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,508
Posted By tedwardland
a pal of mine found a lovely LRDG cap badge in a...

a pal of mine found a lovely LRDG cap badge in a button box at a market. he was gutted having to pay 2 English for it :)
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 12-06-15, 08:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 705
Posted By tedwardland
A bit under the weather

A few of my spares which are slightly worn / eaten. To be honest I prefer the well worn rather than the mint examples.

Wouldn't it be be great if they could tell us their story
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 11-05-15, 04:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 529
Posted By tedwardland
What about a missed spelt tattoo? We had a guy...

What about a missed spelt tattoo? We had a guy when I was with 59 in 1991 who had a tattoo on his left arm. Oh and another who had an upside dagger on this lower leg. Tattoo and beer don't mix them...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 12-01-15, 01:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 613
Posted By tedwardland
looks fine to me :)

looks fine to me :)
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 22-10-14, 10:47 PM
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Views: 570
Posted By tedwardland
Aussie Fellow! ha ha :) I will be in a few weeks...

Aussie Fellow! ha ha :) I will be in a few weeks when we get our citizenship. (I'm a Yorkshire lad) that would be great tedwardland@hotmail.com

thanks

ted
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 21-10-14, 11:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 570
Posted By tedwardland
Am I doing something wrong? I cant see no...

Am I doing something wrong? I cant see no pictures :(
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 01-08-14, 05:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 713
Posted By tedwardland
Many thanks indeed :)

Many thanks indeed :)
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 01-08-14, 02:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 521
Posted By tedwardland
No3 Commando (Brown Polished)

hello all

I recently picked up this nice pair: very interested in peoples thoughts, or any reasoning behind or if anyone has seen this done before!! :)

Insignia Cloth British - British WWII...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 01-08-14, 02:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 713
Posted By tedwardland
Please help ID this badge

Hello all, I was around a friends on the weekend when I saw this picture of his Dad. can anyone help with the arm badge. The titles is Royal Signals. many thanks in advance
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 03-04-14, 04:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 842
Posted By tedwardland
about time we had some talk on the Commandos! or...

about time we had some talk on the Commandos! or turned from SAS to Commando :)

to add to the 7, 8 & 11 Commando titles :)
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 16-03-14, 09:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 685
Posted By tedwardland
Thanks Wally for the kind words. IMO the no2...

Thanks Wally for the kind words. IMO the no2 (never seen one) no12, no9 are the top three to find and then the no10, 4, 1

Well done Wally great find :)
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 07-03-14, 05:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 777
Posted By tedwardland
slightly different angle but if you are saying...

slightly different angle but if you are saying "until there is evidence provided to prove that has been worn then it is not period genuine: So what your saying then a ME Commando, 1 & 2 Commando...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 11-02-14, 11:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 945
Posted By tedwardland
Sorry forgot to mention. There has been the odd...

Sorry forgot to mention. There has been the odd occasion where people have completed the commando cse and not gone straight into the commando unit. A lot was the old boy network. OC or SSM (ex 59)...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 11-02-14, 08:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 945
Posted By tedwardland
Hello guys The commando dagger has been worn...

Hello guys

The commando dagger has been worn by the Royal Marines and that was in the late 90s. I'm told that it was a brigade commanders thing!!! So maybe it was produced from that time.

Bj...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 31-01-14, 06:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 466
Posted By tedwardland
Thanks JB, i'm hoping so. my thoughts would of...

Thanks JB, i'm hoping so. my thoughts would of been slightly different if they were both the same. We all know that things can get added over time.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 31-01-14, 02:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 466
Posted By tedwardland
Trooper Harry Beedell 50 ME Commando

All

Iíve recently received a fantastic ME Commando group which i would like to share. Below are some extracts from the photo copies i have of his letters & notes.

in the past i have always...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 24-10-13, 11:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 528
Posted By tedwardland
Hello Mike IMO the 3 and 6 on the top row...

Hello Mike

IMO the 3 and 6 on the top row ain't any good. The rest all good.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 19-10-13, 06:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 846
Posted By tedwardland
I still kick myself about the salamander you...

I still kick myself about the salamander you had!!! Just didn't have the cash even though it was cheap as chips :( sorry mate not sure who bought the one off Robbing.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 18-10-13, 08:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 846
Posted By tedwardland
Jack, your 100percent right. It was around 5...

Jack, your 100percent right. It was around 5 years ago when I bought one from you at less than a quarter of the price. Admitted it was hanging out. Robbing a respected dealer ending early!! Tut tut
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 22-08-13, 05:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 512
Posted By tedwardland
All good Wally

All good Wally
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 29-07-13, 09:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,602
Posted By tedwardland
I'm no expert on RM, but don't Officers wear a...

I'm no expert on RM, but don't Officers wear a two piece set up?
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 01-07-13, 12:15 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,117
Posted By tedwardland
Ry Your not wrong! He was a nice chap (from...

Ry

Your not wrong! He was a nice chap (from Manchester)! He and his wife ran the bingo in the NAAFI on Monday night. My pal won a flask and every time he saw him he would "young man how's your...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 20-06-13, 12:35 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,117
Posted By tedwardland
the method of attaching to the beret is very...

the method of attaching to the beret is very close to mine (belonged to LCpl Smith MM RAMC)

the removal of the liner is and combat indicator and also not having the black backing.
i served in...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 01-06-13, 10:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 612
Posted By tedwardland
Ray Sorry but the cloth is no good, so a...

Ray

Sorry but the cloth is no good, so a couple of quid.
There are probably a good few threads on here about the knuckle / ME commando. I've only the large version (please see my album) in my...
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