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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 22-09-21, 03:51 PM
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Views: 262
Posted By Spitace41
2nd DoW Sand Cast Glengarry Badge?

Hi all. This badge came with other India related badges (see Madras Police badge and my unknown triangle badge threads). I know cast badges are notoriously difficult to pin down but did this style of...
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 19-09-21, 04:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 386
Posted By Spitace41
Thanks Luke. I had seen another that purported to...

Thanks Luke. I had seen another that purported to be unmarked silver but I'm not sure.
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 19-09-21, 04:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 386
Posted By Spitace41
Victorian Madras Police Badge

Hi all. This came with a group of badges that I bought. It looks OK to me but this is well out of my comfort zone and for full disclosure I will likely move it on as it doesn't really fit my theme....
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-09-21, 04:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 356
Posted By Spitace41
Victorian Cypher Silver (?) Badge for ID

Hi all. This came with a group of other badges and appears to have a VR cypher. Not sure what it's made of. It came with the Madras Police badge that I have posted in the Police section. Any opinions...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 19-08-21, 08:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 902
Posted By Spitace41
Thank you for the replies chaps. I had no idea...

Thank you for the replies chaps. I had no idea about the die flaw in the RWF badges, but glad the Hants is ok.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 11-08-21, 07:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 902
Posted By Spitace41
RWF and Hampshire GM Economy Badges

Hi all. I have picked these badges up recently and they seem OK to me. The sliders are very strong and they look like clear strikes, however I am aware that these have been reproduced so would be...
Forum: The Home Front 08-01-21, 09:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,210
Posted By Spitace41
I too had assumed the shoulder title said "Light...

I too had assumed the shoulder title said "Light Rescue."
Forum: The Home Front 08-01-21, 03:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,210
Posted By Spitace41
Hi all. Hope you don't mind me adding to this...

Hi all. Hope you don't mind me adding to this thread but I have been looking into Civil Defence dogs and have come across a pic online of another angle of this event showing the cap badge (albeit...
Forum: Military Buttons 18-12-20, 08:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 296
Posted By Spitace41
Hi David. Many thanks for the info. I think I...

Hi David. Many thanks for the info. I think I will have to look at getting a copy of the Ripley book as although volunteer buttons are not the focus of my collection, I will pick them up if...
Forum: Military Buttons 18-12-20, 05:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 296
Posted By Spitace41
North York Volunteers Button

Hi all. I acquired this button with some other bits. Searching for the North York Volunteers online has produced no results. I have found reference to the North York Rifles. Maybe this is the same...
Forum: Formation Signs and Unit Colour Patches 12-12-20, 03:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 534
Posted By Spitace41
That's great thank you. I will add it to my...

That's great thank you. I will add it to my notes. Must be something wrong with my eyes as I thought it was a purple colour.
Forum: Formation Signs and Unit Colour Patches 11-12-20, 09:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 534
Posted By Spitace41
Unit Sign on Sweetheart Brooch

Hi all. Received this Sweetheart Brooch recently but am having trouble identifying the unit insignia on it. Appears to have a lilac border and centre? Possible a medical unit? Any suggestions would...
Forum: Formation Signs and Unit Colour Patches 11-12-20, 09:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 964
Posted By Spitace41
That's very cool. Never seen one before.

That's very cool. Never seen one before.
Forum: Infantry 11-12-20, 09:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 395
Posted By Spitace41
Bullion Maple Leaf Patch

Hi all. I recently received this smallish patch with so. E other items. I have put it in the Infantry section out of sheer ignorance of what it is. Hopefully someone could enlighten me? Many thanks...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-08-20, 06:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 436
Posted By Spitace41
Many thanks for all the replies. I would never...

Many thanks for all the replies. I would never have guessed Belgian police. Sadly not my theme, but interesting nontheless. Cheers.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-08-20, 07:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 436
Posted By Spitace41
Sword in wreath, blue Enamel Lapel badge

Hi all. Does anyone recognise this Lapel Badge? Many thanks for any help.
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 14-07-20, 08:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 448
Posted By Spitace41
Interesting observations guys, thank you. I...

Interesting observations guys, thank you. I suspect that the origins of most badges are so tricky to pinpoint that it's just a question if if you like the design then snap it up.

They're not a...
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 13-07-20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 448
Posted By Spitace41
Tie Tacs

Hi all. I just wanted to ask some general questions about tie tacs. Looking online there is clearly a massive variety of designs out there. Is there any sort of criteria that establishes a tie tac in...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 25-06-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By Spitace41
Ah, so it is. Many thanks chaps.

Ah, so it is. Many thanks chaps.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 25-06-20, 07:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By Spitace41
Firmin, London Rank Pip (Swirl?)

Hi all. Does anyone know what this pip is from? Made by Firmin and quite heavy. Any comments appreciated. Many thanks.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 25-06-20, 04:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 358
Posted By Spitace41
Thanks for the comments Gerard. To be honest your...

Thanks for the comments Gerard. To be honest your thinking is in line with mine.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 25-06-20, 11:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 358
Posted By Spitace41
Yet Another Tank Corps Badge Thread (Sorry)

Hi all. I know this question has been asked before and I have looked at many previous threads on these badges but still cannot make my mind up 100%. So for further opinions I submit these Tank Corps...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 25-06-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 623
Posted By Spitace41
If its the same seller, they've done a few...

If its the same seller, they've done a few listings of "ww1 plane fabric" with some amusing descriptions. Totally got too much time on their hands but funny nonetheless.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-06-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 202
Posted By Spitace41
Reunion Badge

Hi all. Can anyone ID this Reunion badge? Appears to have a connection to the Far East and represents the three services. Any help much appreciated. Thanks.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-06-20, 09:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 269
Posted By Spitace41
Thanks for that. Would that be a CCF or OTC or...

Thanks for that. Would that be a CCF or OTC or similar? Many thanks.
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