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Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 07-08-19, 08:51 PM
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Posted By GTB
Dave, thanks for your promptness and especially...

Dave, thanks for your promptness and especially for your generosity in sharing. A lot of hard work and research has evidently gone into this specialised Collectors Reference project.

GTB
Forum: General Topics 21-07-19, 04:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 97
Posted By GTB
Thanks, mike vee. Hicks & Sons it is. GTB

Thanks, mike vee. Hicks & Sons it is.

GTB
Forum: General Topics 21-07-19, 03:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 97
Posted By GTB
Possibly a better back view. Apologies for...

Possibly a better back view. Apologies for default rotation

GTB
Forum: General Topics 21-07-19, 03:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 97
Posted By GTB
CEF makers mark

I have this, to me, very fine specimen of an officer's pattern 7th Bn CEF cap badge.
My question concerns the makers details on a small oval bronze plaque affixed to the back at top centre. The...
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 20-07-19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 107
Posted By GTB
Corps of Guides cb

What would the difference be between a Canadian Corps of Guides brass cb and a wm one? Also, would one be scarcer than the other?

Thanks
GTB
Forum: Infantry 19-07-19, 09:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By GTB
Many thanks GTB

Many thanks

GTB
Forum: Infantry 19-07-19, 11:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By GTB
48th Highlanders

I have next to no information concerning this pattern badge (with CANADA below). Appreciate comments.
The collar badges were acquired together, many years ago I may add.

GTB
Forum: Infantry 16-07-19, 03:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 100
Posted By GTB
Thanks, Bill A, for additional info GTB

Thanks, Bill A, for additional info

GTB
Forum: Infantry 16-07-19, 03:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 100
Posted By GTB
Many thanks, Nyles, for pointing me in right...

Many thanks, Nyles, for pointing me in right direction. First-rate data.

GTB
Forum: Infantry 16-07-19, 11:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 100
Posted By GTB
R Montreal Regt

Apparently this badge has remained constant throughout CEF and post WW1. Is there any way of recognising the different time-frames, apart from metals used?
The scanned badge is yellow metal,...
Forum: Infantry 15-07-19, 01:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 100
Posted By GTB
The indent is too sharp for a casting, I would...

The indent is too sharp for a casting, I would say. By the way, loops are also brass, not copper.
Apologies for unable to rotate the pic right way up. Seems to be by default.

Hope this pic does...
Forum: Infantry 15-07-19, 01:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 100
Posted By GTB
How about this? GTB

How about this?

GTB
Forum: Infantry 15-07-19, 11:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 100
Posted By GTB
Will try. GTB

Will try.
GTB
Forum: Infantry 15-07-19, 10:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 100
Posted By GTB
67th CEF

Would anyone be able to confirm if this badge genuine or not? As far as I know, provenance impeccable. Front is brass but back is more of a shade of bronze. 2 copper loops E & W.

GTB
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 29-06-19, 08:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 254
Posted By GTB
Are ATLAS and DRAGO insignia restrikes? GTB

Are ATLAS and DRAGO insignia restrikes?

GTB
Forum: Other Military Topics 27-06-19, 10:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 154
Posted By GTB
Thanks a lot, Mike. I'll pass this along GTB

Thanks a lot, Mike. I'll pass this along

GTB
Forum: Other Military Topics 26-06-19, 04:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 154
Posted By GTB
Thanks. I need to access his service record ...

Thanks. I need to access his service record

GTB
Forum: Other Military Topics 26-06-19, 01:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 154
Posted By GTB
Researching a relative's awards

I am calling on the help of forum members to try and obtain information pertaining to military service and awards that a deceased relative may have received or been entitled to.

The info gleaned...
Forum: Other Military Topics 22-06-19, 07:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 80
Posted By GTB
Malta at War stamp set

The latest local stamp set commemorating Malta at War: based upon photographs depicting 'The Map Plotters'. The accompanying descriptive leaflet gives an overview of this dedicated service.

GTB
Forum: Off topic 22-06-19, 07:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 558
Posted By GTB
Same here. Very frustrating especially when it is...

Same here. Very frustrating especially when it is unintentional

GTB
Forum: General Topics 20-06-19, 04:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 481
Posted By GTB
A service length ribbon with device ready for...

A service length ribbon with device ready for mounting


GTB
Forum: General Topics. 20-06-19, 04:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 106
Posted By GTB
I would have thought that the a/a badges took...

I would have thought that the a/a badges took over from the brass ones, or rather those that weren't obsolete

GTB
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 17-06-19, 10:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 127
Posted By GTB
Saddam Hussein brooch

Should go down well in an Iraqi or Middle East collection. Described as Iraqi War Baath Party Golden Pin. This 'medal' would be awarded by the Party to exponents of Sadam Hussein for merited action...
Forum: Off topic 15-06-19, 06:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 317
Posted By GTB
Howlers

I am reminiscing over a rare item that I acquired during the early days of my collecting and this reminded me of the explanation given to me by the seller.
I refer to an officers' gilt and silver...
Forum: Military Buttons 13-06-19, 04:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 444
Posted By GTB
Sorry but the shank blurs the scan. However, I...

Sorry but the shank blurs the scan. However, I can say that the back is flat and has a modern machined finish

GTB
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