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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 18-11-18, 03:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 161
Posted By John Mulcahy
Illustrated in The Connaught Rangers. (The...

Illustrated in The Connaught Rangers. (The History of the Regiment.) By Lieut.-Colonel H.F.N. Jourdain and Edward Fraser, London 1924 as the Shoulder Title for All Ranks in India 1897-1908.
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Forum: General Topics. 08-11-18, 11:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 514
Posted By John Mulcahy
For what itís worth I can view it in Singapore

For what itís worth I can view it in Singapore
Forum: General Topics. 06-11-18, 01:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,506
Posted By John Mulcahy
Thank you Alan, all that is clear. What I...

Thank you Alan, all that is clear.

What I specifically wanted to know is was the non marking of issued other ranks badges merely "habits and practices" on the part of the manufacturers or did...
Forum: General Topics. 06-11-18, 01:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,506
Posted By John Mulcahy
Does anyone have references relating to the...

Does anyone have references relating to the general absence of maker marks on early badges (nominally pre. 1950’s or so). Did the War Office specifically “forbid” it or was it just common practice? ...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 27-10-18, 09:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 290
Posted By John Mulcahy
Only just came across this. If Irish...

Only just came across this.


If Irish defence forces it is not a corps lanyard but could well be an Infantry Battalion and the two primary contenders in my opinion are the 2nd Infantry Battalion...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 17-10-18, 11:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,072
Posted By John Mulcahy
In the past year I have been in contact with a...

In the past year I have been in contact with a former officer of the regiment who provided this insight from a discussion of the articles at a recent regimental association dinner

I regret that...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-10-18, 12:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 219
Posted By John Mulcahy
There is s good chance that they are described in...

There is s good chance that they are described in THE DRESS DISTINCTIONS OF THE 5TH. ROYAL INNISKILLING DRAGOON GUARDS, the Langridge series. My copy in is storage and I donít recall any details....
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 06-10-18, 07:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 312
Posted By John Mulcahy
Thank you Marc

Thank you Marc
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 05-10-18, 01:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 312
Posted By John Mulcahy
For partial close-out. With Chris' help we...

For partial close-out.

With Chris' help we have managed to identify that the silver anodized pipers collar badges for no 1 dress (Horizontal) were first authorized for wear on Dec 9th, 1963...
Forum: General Topics. 05-10-18, 12:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 318
Posted By John Mulcahy
Cellulose Acetate moldings will shrink as they...

Cellulose Acetate moldings will shrink as they degrade and can also warp. Take this into account when you compare dimensions . From what I recall of the fake Dutch items your two look OK to me. I...
Forum: General Topics. 05-10-18, 11:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 318
Posted By John Mulcahy
Billy the badges are made of cellulose...

Billy

the badges are made of cellulose acetate which can degrade badly and according to the Getty museum is shown to be among the four plastics that deteriorate most rapidly in museum...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 04-10-18, 12:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 213
Posted By John Mulcahy
I believe that the officers badge is one produced...

I believe that the officers badge is one produced in the 1970's by the Birmingham Mint as part of their "Great British Regiments" commemorative set.

What do others think?

See the link here.
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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 30-09-18, 11:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 312
Posted By John Mulcahy
Thank you all for your comments on the piper's...

Thank you all for your comments on the piper's collar badges.

With regard to the vertical type; I know of two references.

There is a single example at the R.I.F. Museum in Armagh. (image below...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 30-09-18, 07:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 312
Posted By John Mulcahy
John does your 1954 CCN SPN have a price against...

John does your 1954 CCN SPN have a price against the RIF collar badges ? If not, it meant that they existed on paper but not yet ready for wear. I know from Chris that there were many such examples...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 30-09-18, 06:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 312
Posted By John Mulcahy
Chris, I think that is highly likely that...

Chris,

I think that is highly likely that that is in fact the case as I do not see it listed in the 1963 CCN (which is the only CCN I have a copy of for the period 1958-1968). I am interested to...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 29-09-18, 03:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 312
Posted By John Mulcahy
Looking for sealing data N. Irish Brigade pipers cap badge

Does any one have sealing data for the North Irish Brigade piper's badge that they would be willing to share?

thanks in advance

John
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 20-08-18, 01:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 311
Posted By John Mulcahy
Slouch Hat Badges 1902-04, Officers of Line Regiments wearing the Home Service Helmet

I am looking for any input, images, observations etc. on the badges worn by officers in the slouch hat (or terai) in the period c. 1902 - c. 1903.

In particular officers of line regiments who wore...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 20-08-18, 01:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 487
Posted By John Mulcahy
I shall look forward to that also, the copy of...

I shall look forward to that also, the copy of the JSP that I have does not show a Scots Guards Pipe Major's star on issue.

The NSN, just like in the case of the IG, indicating that officially...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 13-08-18, 11:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 201
Posted By John Mulcahy
I know of no reliable way to date them with any...

I know of no reliable way to date them with any accuracy.

The cut on the rays (diamond, straight etc.) appear and disappear with no obvious pattern.

I think the best way is via patina and...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 10-08-18, 01:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 487
Posted By John Mulcahy
I believe that the IG star on that E-Bay listing...

I believe that the IG star on that E-Bay listing is a reproduction. And yes, these are appearing in ever increasing numbers.

Seanhath

have you come across any thing on these? Are they still...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 05-08-18, 11:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 259
Posted By John Mulcahy
I agree they appear to be the regimental colours...

I agree they appear to be the regimental colours of the 6th Dragoons.

Used on the cover of , With the Inniskilling Dragoons - The Record of a Cavalry Regiment During the Boer War, 1899-1902,...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 05-08-18, 02:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 259
Posted By John Mulcahy
I wonder if it is the colours of the regimental...

I wonder if it is the colours of the regimental tie or regimental ribbon of the 6th (Inniskilling) Dragoons rather than the Italy star. Like IH I think this is cavalry related rather than...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 31-07-18, 06:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 171
Posted By John Mulcahy
Mark, I showed the images to the secretary...

Mark,

I showed the images to the secretary of the RMF association (who maintains the associations collection of photographs).

This is 1 RMF in Rangoon or India prior to the Great War and...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 30-07-18, 12:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 171
Posted By John Mulcahy
Thank you for posting those Mark, the...

Thank you for posting those Mark,

the shoulder title is the small title " M Grenade F " illustrated in the image below on the right.

I do not have my copy of "Collecting Metal Shoulder...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 28-07-18, 04:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 313
Posted By John Mulcahy
Drew, there are in fact two different series...

Drew,

there are in fact two different series of questionnaires. The link you show is the correct one to read all just specify the units and questionnaires (1917 and the later 1919/20) of...
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