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Forum: General Topics. 24-06-22, 10:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 144
Posted By yorkstone
Very nice grouping like the beret Regards ...

Very nice grouping like the beret
Regards
Stephen
Forum: General Topics. 19-06-22, 08:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 143
Posted By yorkstone
I arrived at Hobart barracks Detmold as a trooper...

I arrived at Hobart barracks Detmold as a trooper in 1983 but never heard of this story as we took over from the Queens own Hussars, we being the 4th/7th Royal Dragoon Guards,
However an amusing...
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 16-06-22, 08:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 122
Posted By yorkstone
Graham, A nice find indeed well within your...

Graham,
A nice find indeed well within your area of collecting. And I would say find me another! A unique item.

Regards

Stephen
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-06-22, 10:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By yorkstone
Robin, as a prison collector a very...

Robin,

as a prison collector a very interesting badge indeed

Thanks for posting

Regards

Stephen
Forum: Other Military Topics 05-06-22, 10:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 331
Posted By yorkstone
Queens Platinum Jubilee where were you

On 1st of June my wife and I (also an Officer) we’re guests at the Staffordshire Lord Lieutenants Garden Party.

500 guests access the spectrum of key workers throughout the pandemic I felt truly...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 03-06-22, 09:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 274
Posted By yorkstone
Many thanks for your advice, see attached image...

Many thanks for your advice, see attached image from one of my Displays in Stone Staffordshire, this child’s sailor suit belongs to a pall the cap bears the same style of tally which I have just...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 02-06-22, 08:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 274
Posted By yorkstone
Mike That’s great do you have any date for...

Mike
That’s great do you have any date for this document please
Regards
Stephen
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 02-06-22, 03:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 274
Posted By yorkstone
Thumbs down White and Gold RN Cap Tally HMS St Vincent

Dear Forum

just acquired this white and Gold ROyal Navy Cap Tally HMS St Vincent I have had the standard patten for some time.

Can anybody tell me the reason for the colour Gold lettering on...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 19-05-22, 09:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 368
Posted By yorkstone
Toby Which Prison Service used this badge? Not...

Toby
Which Prison Service used this badge? Not in the Uk that I am aware of
Regards
Stephen
Forum: General Topics. 16-05-22, 09:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 411
Posted By yorkstone
Terry, Our thoughts and prayers are with you. ...

Terry,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

you have expanded my collecting field and your help and advice is truly welcome not to mention new friends you have introduced me to.

Keep safe my...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-05-22, 04:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 246
Posted By yorkstone
Thank you gentlemen early cuff eagle it is then, ...

Thank you gentlemen early cuff eagle it is then,
Nigerian I had thought this but cannot find same badge on line
And hadn’t thought police for the Rose
Regards
Stephen
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-05-22, 08:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 246
Posted By yorkstone
A couple of questions

Dear forum,

Picked this lot up yesterday the RAF eagle is facing left and unusual back plate on pinched loops any suggestions please, (thinking Pathfinder or early cuff badge)

No idea what the...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 11-05-22, 12:58 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,450
Posted By yorkstone
My Example of The seldom seen badge I have only...

My Example of The seldom seen badge I have only handled two others over the years.
Added my image for perusal of annual camp note this image came from Jeff Elson well known Author on the...
Forum: General Topics. 24-04-22, 12:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 152
Posted By yorkstone
CB, thanks for that agreed Unusual pin fitting...

CB,
thanks for that agreed Unusual pin fitting as it is unmarked in any way possibly made in country.

Regards

Stephen
Forum: General Topics. 23-04-22, 10:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 152
Posted By yorkstone
82nd west African Division formation sign in Silver?

Acquired this earlier in the week it appears to be the 82nd West African Division formation Sign in Silver?

It is extremely well made and appears to be unmarked silver the question is as to its...
Forum: General Topics. 21-04-22, 10:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 299
Posted By yorkstone
Very nice indeed Regards Stephen

Very nice indeed
Regards
Stephen
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-04-22, 10:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 411
Posted By yorkstone
Tim, I to believe this to be Scottish Prisons...

Tim,
I to believe this to be Scottish Prisons Cap badge this style was worn until 1920 albeit with kings crown post 02. I was told about this badge only this week
I would be interested in this...
Forum: General Topics. 11-04-22, 09:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 304
Posted By yorkstone
Interesting thanks for posting Regards ...

Interesting thanks for posting

Regards
Stephen
Forum: General Topics. 08-04-22, 08:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 567
Posted By yorkstone
JT, Probably just my eyes I see a potential L...

JT,
Probably just my eyes I see a potential L being part of the B And D sorry not so technically advanced I cannot draw on my image but very much appreciate yours and others input.

I Have...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-04-22, 02:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 416
Posted By yorkstone
They look American WW1 era I have similar...

They look American WW1 era I have similar military types
Regards
Steve
Forum: General Topics. 07-04-22, 10:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 567
Posted By yorkstone
Thank you Useful though I an still seeing an L...

Thank you
Useful though I an still seeing an L

Would B L D make any sense to any one

Their was a Blands Horse (light Dragoon’s) American war of independence period
...
Forum: General Topics. 06-04-22, 10:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 567
Posted By yorkstone
Monogram Any thoughts

Power of the forum required,

A Possible Sabretache, pouch or horse furniture badge driving me bonkers
letters appear to me as P and L and D but may appear totally different to others.

Light...
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 23-03-22, 05:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 814
Posted By yorkstone
Great news Paul Enjoy your day Regards ...

Great news Paul

Enjoy your day
Regards
Stephen
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 21-03-22, 09:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 814
Posted By yorkstone
It was Destro and I that fought and won the...

It was Destro and I that fought and won the campaign for Her Majesty’s Prison Service to receive the Queen’s Golden Jubilee medal,as our service had done previously 1977 etc.

We were both on the...
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 20-03-22, 09:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 814
Posted By yorkstone
Paul, ours arrived over a month ago I bet yours...

Paul,
ours arrived over a month ago I bet yours are in the same place ours were under the governor’s desk.

I believe they all went out to area Offices at the same time.

Regards
Stephen
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