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Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia Today, 08:43 AM
Replies: 22
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Posted By High Wood
Jon, thank you for posting a picture of the cloth...

Jon, thank you for posting a picture of the cloth shoulder title.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Today, 08:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 468
Posted By High Wood
Could it have found its way to Afghanistan during...

Could it have found its way to Afghanistan during the 3rd Anglo-Afghan war of 1919?
Forum: Indian Badges Yesterday, 09:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 135
Posted By High Wood
Sunil, many thanks for your update. I bought...

Sunil,

many thanks for your update. I bought the badge on Sunday from a bloke who sells mainly costume jewellry, buttons and trinkets which he buys from house clearance people. He has trays of...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia Yesterday, 09:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 326
Posted By High Wood
I think that Ernest Green enlisted as a...

I think that Ernest Green enlisted as a territorial before the war, which may account for him having regimental buttons. He disembarked in France on the 18th March 1915 with the initial draft of men...
Forum: Indian Badges 17-01-22, 06:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 135
Posted By High Wood
Thank you Phil, this one turned up in a job lot...

Thank you Phil, this one turned up in a job lot of badges that I bought.

Simon.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 17-01-22, 06:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 326
Posted By High Wood
Mike, that is very interesting. The...

Mike,

that is very interesting. The photocopies that I have were given to me by a militaria dealer who used to stall out on a Saturday on the concourse at London Bridge station. He was not...
Forum: Indian Badges 17-01-22, 12:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 135
Posted By High Wood
Sand cast Indian Security cap badge.

The star would suggest that this sand cast badge might be Indian. I cannot find a similiar example on the internet. There appears to be a Pakistani version with a crescent in place of the star which...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 17-01-22, 11:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 326
Posted By High Wood
I am not sure where these notes came from or who...

I am not sure where these notes came from or who compiled them but I have had them about 20 years. They cover every battalion of the London Regiment.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 17-01-22, 11:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 326
Posted By High Wood
I completely missed that, but on looking through...

I completely missed that, but on looking through an eyepiece there is clearly a diamond in both photographs.

It is also possible there there is something printed/embroidered on the vertical...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 16-01-22, 08:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 326
Posted By High Wood
1770 Sgt Ernest H Green. 7th London Regiment.

350 Sgt Edward H Green. 7th London Regiment. He appears to be wearing a coloured horizontal strip above his chevrons; and cloth 7th London shoulder titles.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 16-01-22, 05:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 66
Posted By High Wood
3 different Royal British Legion badges.

I am asking 3.00 each or 8 for all three plus 1 for postage. Payment by Paypal friends and family preferred.
Forum: General Topics. 15-01-22, 09:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 221
Posted By High Wood
M.I.C.

M.I.C.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 15-01-22, 05:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 191
Posted By High Wood
Superb photographs. The caps look slightly...

Superb photographs. The caps look slightly strange, are they wearing cap covers over their peaked caps?
Forum: The Home Front 14-01-22, 10:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 219
Posted By High Wood
Have a look at this album. ...

Have a look at this album.

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/album.php?albumid=2868
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 14-01-22, 10:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 389
Posted By High Wood
The seller is not a regular badge or militaria...

The seller is not a regular badge or militaria dealer. I saw the badge and checked his other items for sale, none of which were cap badges, before bidding. He has agreed a full return and the...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 13-01-22, 10:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 389
Posted By High Wood
Those lugs that you have posted are identical to...

Those lugs that you have posted are identical to the ones on my shoulder title.

Where are your lugs from?
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 13-01-22, 07:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 389
Posted By High Wood
They do look like cut down split pins now that...

They do look like cut down split pins now that you have pointed it out. I can understand replacing a broken lug with whatever was at hand, but the fact that all three have been replaced strikes me as...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 13-01-22, 05:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 389
Posted By High Wood
Does anyone else have any opinions on this...

Does anyone else have any opinions on this shoulder title?
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 12-01-22, 10:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 389
Posted By High Wood
Rob, thank you for your opinion. It is...

Rob,

thank you for your opinion. It is exactly the footed lugs and their circular shape as well as the lack of patina that makes me think that it is a copy.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 12-01-22, 07:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 389
Posted By High Wood
5th battalion Lincolnshire Regt shoulder title.

The two photographs of this shoulder title used in the description showed only the front and the back of the badge with the backing plate in place.

On receiving the shoulder title and removing...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 11-01-22, 05:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 156
Posted By High Wood
CB, thank you for that. I was hoping to make...

CB,

thank you for that. I was hoping to make a matching pair with this one but they are notably different.

Simon.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 11-01-22, 02:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 156
Posted By High Wood
The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regt. Collar badge.

A recent buy on the internet where I took a chance as the pictures were not the clearest. I am not quite sure what to make of it now that it has arrived.

It appears to be a post 1881 collar badge...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-01-22, 03:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,238
Posted By High Wood
The badge that I posted a picture of (Post 18),...

The badge that I posted a picture of (Post 18), just sold for 337.96 on ebay. I am sure that the seller must be very happy.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-01-22, 03:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,238
Posted By High Wood
Tim, I think that definitely clinches the...

Tim,

I think that definitely clinches the location of the photograph. I now need to find documentary evidence that the three stooges served in the Hong Kong Volunteer Defence Force.

Many thanks...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-01-22, 02:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,238
Posted By High Wood
It is cetainly a photograph taken to amuse...

It is cetainly a photograph taken to amuse someone but that seems to have been quite a common thing amongst territorial soldiers on their annual camp around the time of the Great War.

I have...
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