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Forum: General Topics. 12-01-21, 11:37 PM
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Posted By GriffMJ
I am thinking the belt Motto, I am looking for,...

I am thinking the belt Motto, I am looking for, might have the same back image as one your bronzed Mottos .... this one ( I would appreciate a better front and back pic if you have the time Mac?)
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Forum: General Topics. 12-01-21, 11:36 PM
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Posted By GriffMJ
No Mac ...thats the Gaunt Motto :)

No Mac ...thats the Gaunt Motto :)
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 08-01-21, 11:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 283
Posted By GriffMJ
All of them ...... my personal collection is a...

All of them ...... my personal collection is a very large collection of Other Ranks. I have a couple or three of the Officers but they are a bit too rich for me. I am only really interested in the...
Forum: General Topics. 08-01-21, 05:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 209
Posted By GriffMJ
Firmin Belt Motto

Hi All

Does anyone have an example of this "Firmin" made Chrome belt motto? If you do could you post an image of the back of it for me please?
...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 08-01-21, 02:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 283
Posted By GriffMJ
..... the updated image. ...

..... the updated image.

https://www.paoyeomanry.org.uk/Motto/Firmin1/FirminDotLondon1a.jpg
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 07-01-21, 04:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 154
Posted By GriffMJ
....the thinking might have been..... that an...

....the thinking might have been..... that an umarked badge was worth less than a marked badge..... hence the fake mark? 1970s probably?
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 07-01-21, 11:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 154
Posted By GriffMJ
GROVE B'HAM Fake Mark

Hi All

First time have have see one of these..... its a genuine WW2 period (unmarked) Gaunt made LYPAO cap badge that's been stamped with a fake GROVE MFG B'HAM mark.
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 03-01-21, 01:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 283
Posted By GriffMJ
AA Post 1970 Firmin Motto

Hi All

Another new "back image" for the collection (better image when it arrives) :)

Marked FIRMIN. LONDON, I would guess a late 1970s production. I have a sequence starting from the top of...
Forum: General Topics. 03-01-21, 09:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 920
Posted By GriffMJ
Fun fact....... I am now in my 6th year of the UK...

Fun fact....... I am now in my 6th year of the UK NOT being a member of the EEC/EU.
Forum: General Topics. 02-01-21, 09:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 920
Posted By GriffMJ
Day 2..... Great Britain is not a member of the...

Day 2..... Great Britain is not a member of the EU..... BREXIT is so 2020.
Forum: Off topic 02-01-21, 04:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 713
Posted By GriffMJ
European Union value added tax The European...

European Union value added tax
The European Union value-added tax is a value added tax on goods and services within the European Union. The EU's institutions do not collect the tax, but EU member...
Forum: General Topics. 02-01-21, 04:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 920
Posted By GriffMJ
VAT is an EU "Member" state tax.....

VAT is an EU "Member" state tax.....
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 28-12-20, 12:12 PM
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Views: 156
Posted By GriffMJ
Does it exist?

Hi All

Here is a Firmin Motto from the mid 1970s, it is double marked with "F&S" embossed on the lower scroll (under the slider) and then a marked slider.
...
Forum: General Topics. 28-12-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 293
Posted By GriffMJ
.... yes Alex... its a way of bulking the glue...

.... yes Alex... its a way of bulking the glue and it also strengthens it. Some super glue products actually produce some fine dust or small crystalline powder to add to the glue for strengthening.
Forum: General Topics. 28-12-20, 12:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 293
Posted By GriffMJ
yes Mike.... its the early Cold War AA from...

yes Mike.... its the early Cold War AA from Firmin.... here is the sequence...from top (earliest) to bottom including the Brass/nickel/silver plated officer Motto in the sequence of production (by...
Forum: General Topics. 27-12-20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 293
Posted By GriffMJ
Yes Frank.... it was a bit squished in the top...

Yes Frank.... it was a bit squished in the top and it cracked along the top of the slider (still hanging on). I got some needle nose pliers to bend the joint back to straight. I have strengthened it...
Forum: General Topics. 27-12-20, 05:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 293
Posted By GriffMJ
Its this one Mike "FIRMIN LONDON" ...

Its this one Mike

"FIRMIN LONDON"
https://www.paoyeomanry.org.uk/Motto/Firmin2/AA2/AAF2Back2a.jpg
Forum: General Topics. 27-12-20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 293
Posted By GriffMJ
Old Varnish cleaning.

Hello All

Hope you have had a good Christmas..... and here is to a New Year of getting our freedoms back in ALL areas.

I purchased an "Old" Firmin AA the other day that was covered in old...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 13-12-20, 03:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 222
Posted By GriffMJ
.... I have a 1903ish ummarked silver in my stash...

.... I have a 1903ish ummarked silver in my stash ..... loop & lug .... if that would interest you? Derbyshire Yeomanry
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 13-12-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 215
Posted By GriffMJ
.... I would say its the J&Co NCO Arm Badge for...

.... I would say its the J&Co NCO Arm Badge for the 4thRIDG :)

* Also the unmarked OSD
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 13-12-20, 09:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 215
Posted By GriffMJ
.... is it not just an arm badge varient? I seem...

.... is it not just an arm badge varient? I seem to remember there is a cap badge of the same with scroll.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-12-20, 08:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 62
Posted By GriffMJ
AA Motto slider ID (Gaunt)

Hi All

Does anyone have this AA Motto (specifically with this back image)? It will be a J R GAUNT B'HAM slider. If you have .....could you post up a photo please "Front and back" :)...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 11-12-20, 11:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By GriffMJ
:) ...

:)
https://www.paoyeomanry.org.uk/Motto/Plates/QRLPlates.jpg
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 08-12-20, 10:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 497
Posted By GriffMJ
...... is the AMMO UK makers mark a legit make?...

...... is the AMMO UK makers mark a legit make? Or was it a private purchase make? I have a memory of seeing them in the Gucci shop at Bovy .... am I right?
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 08-12-20, 10:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 192
Posted By GriffMJ
.... is it the 21st Hussars ST Mac?

.... is it the 21st Hussars ST Mac?
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