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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-06-22, 01:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 179
Posted By Mike H
I think Tims was an Officers badge in waiting....

I think Tims was an Officers badge in waiting. Didnt get to go into the gold tank.
I wonder if they did a trial piece either for SNCOs or Warrant Officers hence the silver globe Bess. It doesnt seem...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 20-06-22, 03:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 223
Posted By Mike H
Posted

Posted
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 19-06-22, 10:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 223
Posted By Mike H
Pm me Tim,i have quite a few.

Pm me Tim,i have quite a few.
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 16-06-22, 09:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 245
Posted By Mike H
The other one is police,cant recall which force.

The other one is police,cant recall which force.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 16-06-22, 03:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 141
Posted By Mike H
Wanted - a few anodised badges

If anyone can help me out with any of the following anodised cap badges :-
Durham Light Infantry - Blank slider
Shropshire LI - RA Hughes
Light Infantry - ...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 10-06-22, 11:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 442
Posted By Mike H
They did Marc,but im pretty sure that the designs...

They did Marc,but im pretty sure that the designs are different.
Forum: General Topics. 09-06-22, 11:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 249
Posted By Mike H
Yes Alex,simlar to whats in current use today by...

Yes Alex,simlar to whats in current use today by the Rifles. Except for the finish of course.
Forum: General Topics. 08-06-22, 04:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 249
Posted By Mike H
Not that i can think of Alex ,basically its a...

Not that i can think of Alex ,basically its a Rifles/Light Infantry thing. So silver coloured and blackened .
Theres a few different shapes and sizes of whistles ,some extremely ornate.
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 08-06-22, 04:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 236
Posted By Mike H
Quite a lot think,it turns up regularly for sale.

Quite a lot think,it turns up regularly for sale.
Forum: General Topics. 07-06-22, 11:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 340
Posted By Mike H
Excellent guys. Thanks.

Excellent guys. Thanks.
Forum: General Topics. 06-06-22, 09:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 340
Posted By Mike H
Thats what it could be then. I presume that its...

Thats what it could be then. I presume that its to do with whatever hes doing now. . His rank badges were gold on i presume the dark green the Scots use,rather than on yellow for the RSDG.
Forum: General Topics. 06-06-22, 05:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 340
Posted By Mike H
Pipe Major Derek Potter RSDG

I saw him on TV yesterday evening chatting with Fiona Bruce about his time as the Queens piper.
I saw that he had the RSDG badge on his crossbelt but i was intrigued by his collar badges.
Certainly...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 06-06-22, 04:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 386
Posted By Mike H
The item was very interesting. The Capt who...

The item was very interesting. The Capt who started it was/is the Adjutant at 29 Cdo RA. He said when he joined he wasnt permitted to wear a beard or keep his dreadlocks.
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 01-06-22, 08:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 246
Posted By Mike H
David theres :- Firmin.London Firmin London ...

David theres :-
Firmin.London
Firmin London

The without dot is an early one,the dot is one of the later ones.
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 30-05-22, 02:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 211
Posted By Mike H
They went from about £50 a pair down to £5 a...

They went from about £50 a pair down to £5 a pair.

In answer to No2 ,plastic badges were made and used after WW2. Not in massive quantities though.
Post WW2 examples include KRRC qc and RRF of...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 28-05-22, 03:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 320
Posted By Mike H
I just remembered there was a pair of anodised...

I just remembered there was a pair of anodised Devon collars with a cap badge. Sale price £180
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 28-05-22, 08:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 413
Posted By Mike H
I believe they wore the generic Light Infantry...

I believe they wore the generic Light Infantry anodised button. Silver with a corded bugle horn( like an Ox and Bucks LI badge).

The shoulder title is also found in white metal.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 28-05-22, 08:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 413
Posted By Mike H
The collars appear to me to be the 2nd pattern . ...

The collars appear to me to be the 2nd pattern .
There is a void between the D and the L. I have 3 different pairs :- DL non void,DL void and the 3rd has the void and the lug on the back of the...
Forum: Headdress 25-05-22, 02:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 236
Posted By Mike H
Nice that. Is the guy genuine ? I find it odd...

Nice that. Is the guy genuine ?
I find it odd that the crossbelt badge is the NCOs one and the crossbelt appears to be the WOs/Officers which is wider. The said badge is also in a totally wrong...
Forum: General Topics. 25-05-22, 12:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 311
Posted By Mike H
Got to agree with you Marc,Royal Warwicks cap...

Got to agree with you Marc,Royal Warwicks cap badge .
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 20-05-22, 07:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 155
Posted By Mike H
For Sale Very Scarce Devon & Dorset Regt Bandsmans Badge

A lovely silvered D&D bandsmans helmet badge. Worn on a green shaped backing. The die was destroyed in a fire . Extremely hard to find.
Measures 70mm x 65mm ,2 screwposts to rear. Excellent...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 20-05-22, 05:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 368
Posted By Mike H
Royal Parks Police is another Dept that wore it.

Royal Parks Police is another Dept that wore it.
Forum: Headdress 18-05-22, 03:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 343
Posted By Mike H
Ive spoken to them within the last couple.of...

Ive spoken to them within the last couple.of yeats. I believe they are in Essex .
Correction they were in Essex,South Benfleet but that appears to be closed down.
I did get a thing for Uniforium...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 17-05-22, 02:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 372
Posted By Mike H
Chris Cuniffe ,David. Dont think hes on here...

Chris Cuniffe ,David. Dont think hes on here anymore.
His son in law was a member too i believe. I dont recall the name of the guy who bought his collection.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 13-05-22, 12:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 320
Posted By Mike H
A correction, sorry. Gloucester , both types...

A correction, sorry.
Gloucester , both types used during the Brigade period. The wreathed pattern was sealed in 1961. So id assume they were worn in the latter years of the Brigade.
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