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Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines Yesterday, 04:38 PM
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Posted By Royal
I've seen a few fake SBS wings on eBay that look...

I've seen a few fake SBS wings on eBay that look a lot more swept down than the issue version but I doubt anyone actually entitled to wear them would source theirs from eBay!
Forum: Off topic Yesterday, 02:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 984
Posted By Royal
Only ever met one genuine Sealous Scout to my...

Only ever met one genuine Sealous Scout to my knowledge. He was white but said the unit was 90% black.
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines Yesterday, 02:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 659
Posted By Royal
The only jump wings on issue are the vanilla...

The only jump wings on issue are the vanilla version, the PJI, the APJI, the SFC, the SAS and the SBS. SPAG have gone backwards and forwards but when I left the mob they were wearing full wings not...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 29-11-21, 04:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 659
Posted By Royal
Although in practice that is treated by those...

Although in practice that is treated by those with greeb lids as guidance more than holy writ - in my experience at least!
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 29-11-21, 10:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 659
Posted By Royal
The 3 Commando Brigade TRF is exactly that, a way...

The 3 Commando Brigade TRF is exactly that, a way of showing that the wearer is a member of the brigade - it has no connection to their commando status (not not). Unlike 16 Brigade you don't get to...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 29-11-21, 10:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 659
Posted By Royal
Although not officially issued, SFC wings are...

Although not officially issued, SFC wings are availaible in khaki and subdued versions and are occasionaly worn.

Commercial and issued version (Army) below.
Forum: Off topic 25-11-21, 01:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 984
Posted By Royal
You have. The Rangers take on (some - my...

You have.

The Rangers take on (some - my emphasis) of the training of friendly foreign forces that was previously a role for the SAS, SBS and a few other specialist units.

The SFSG continues...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-11-21, 05:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 286
Posted By Royal
Looks like Lenin gazing onwards and upwards...

Looks like Lenin gazing onwards and upwards towards a workers paradise (or something like that).
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-11-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 690
Posted By Royal
UK civilains were certainly accorded the...

UK civilains were certainly accorded the privleges of 'officer' rank in the early 2000s in BiH and Kosovo but I don't remember any specific rank being given with the exception of the GoC's POLAD (or...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 01-11-21, 08:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 272
Posted By Royal
Cheers Alan - every day's a school day!

Cheers Alan - every day's a school day!
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 01-11-21, 08:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 272
Posted By Royal
Thanks Alan - Looking at the 'Signals Badges'...

Thanks Alan - Looking at the 'Signals Badges' website the 63 one looks pinker to me - but that may just be the picture/age fading. I have a sand beret with blue badge from that period :)

What...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 01-11-21, 06:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 272
Posted By Royal
and the last one (for tonight) SBS Signal...

and the last one (for tonight) SBS Signal Squadron

Need to add a spare RM officer's badge to this I think...?
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 01-11-21, 05:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 272
Posted By Royal
18 (UKSF) Signals Regiment

A couple of conversations on here in recent days made me dig out my Royal Signals stuff and I decided it needs a bit of a sort out.

Can anyone please jump in and highlight any errors in the...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 01-11-21, 05:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 561
Posted By Royal
Happy days indeed!

Happy days indeed!
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 01-11-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 574
Posted By Royal
No worries - you can't see the sizing on those...

No worries - you can't see the sizing on those pics!
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 01-11-21, 08:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 574
Posted By Royal
Are you sure the cash tapes ARE WWII - they look...

Are you sure the cash tapes ARE WWII - they look much newer to me.

They were worn on wooly pullys (sewn into a curve to match the RM commando shoulder titles) by RMR Phase 2 recruits well into...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 01-11-21, 08:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 561
Posted By Royal
Yes - the pic I posted was taken at San Carlos...

Yes - the pic I posted was taken at San Carlos cemetary in 2007 (during the 25th anniversary commemorations for the Falklands War) so NEVER worn outside the wire is not strictly true, but it is...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 30-10-21, 07:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 561
Posted By Royal
This is the (rarely worn but much copied) TRF ...

This is the (rarely worn but much copied) TRF



Yes
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 30-10-21, 07:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 561
Posted By Royal
F Company are Royal Marines and there are is a...

F Company are Royal Marines and there are is a Troop from the RAF Regiment as well as further RAF Regiment JTACs. That's the bulk of it though there are a few other cap badges scattered about as well...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 30-10-21, 10:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 434
Posted By Royal
Sorry guys - beat you both to it. I think...

Sorry guys - beat you both to it.

I think some are duplicates to me, so I'll happily move them on when I've checked...
Forum: Headdress 06-10-21, 06:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 769
Posted By Royal
Thanks, every day's a school day - though now I...

Thanks, every day's a school day - though now I think about it I must have seen them around...
Forum: Headdress 05-10-21, 09:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 769
Posted By Royal
Didn't realise that. Colin Firth clearly got it...

Didn't realise that. Colin Firth clearly got it wrong then!
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 02-10-21, 08:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 318
Posted By Royal
Old style badge but with the new motto, its...

Old style badge but with the new motto, its certainly fairly recent
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 29-09-21, 07:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 447
Posted By Royal
If its a miniature, I doubt there will be any....

If its a miniature, I doubt there will be any....
Forum: General Topics. 25-09-21, 01:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 317
Posted By Royal
Interesting mix - India General Service Medal,...

Interesting mix - India General Service Medal, North Africa, Italy and Burma and an RTR cap badge...
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