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Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges Today, 11:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 946
Posted By GriffMJ
For Luke H :- An Imperial Yeomanry cap badge...

For Luke H :-

An Imperial Yeomanry cap badge with the foot down...... a great war cap badge with the foot up.

*The original post above contained a hot link to an eBay item ...... thats why you...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-11-19, 08:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 314
Posted By GriffMJ
Dave The Warrington shield has an Ermine...

Dave

The Warrington shield has an Ermine (Fur) field...... the police collar badge shows a blue (Azure) field on the hatching. So technically ..... the Police collar badge actually shows the...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-11-19, 07:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 314
Posted By GriffMJ
Warrington Coat of Arms Official blazon ...

Warrington Coat of Arms

Official blazon
Arms : Per fess Or and Ermine in chief between two Roses Gules barbed and seeded proper a Lion passant guardant in base six Lioncels rampant three two and...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-11-19, 06:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 314
Posted By GriffMJ
Geoffrey Plantagenet, Count of Anjou Six gold...

Geoffrey Plantagenet, Count of Anjou
Six gold Rampant Lions on an Azure (blue) field..... the "hatching" lines denote the colour. The shield shape is known as a "College of Arms" shape.

Probably...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 21-11-19, 11:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 281
Posted By GriffMJ
Thanks Nick It is the (My Ref) Type 1 "Rat...

Thanks Nick

It is the (My Ref) Type 1 "Rat Face" Motto, so this photo confirms its existence pre WW2. I say WW2 as it was seen again in WW2 as a an issue and usually found with the WW2 slider...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 21-11-19, 12:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 281
Posted By GriffMJ
Many thanks Nick.

Many thanks Nick.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 21-11-19, 10:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 281
Posted By GriffMJ
Very interesting..... that is the "Rat Face"...

Very interesting..... that is the "Rat Face" motto... a type 1 by the look of it. So this photo dates that motto earlier than WW2. To date I have yet to see an officer silver version .... so I can...
Forum: General Topics. 19-11-19, 10:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,627
Posted By GriffMJ
Very sad to hear...

Very sad to hear...
Forum: Military Buttons 18-11-19, 09:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By GriffMJ
That same button (Bronzed version date from 1904)...

That same button (Bronzed version date from 1904) is in Bryn Owen's book.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 18-08-19, 05:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 674
Posted By GriffMJ
Its a livery badge for a British Earl.. its a...

Its a livery badge for a British Earl.. its a falcon on a "torse" (the Earls Crest) on the Earls coronet.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 05-07-19, 01:34 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,455
Posted By GriffMJ
Love to see some hi-def images of the Motto........

Love to see some hi-def images of the Motto..... one of them looks like a possible conformation of the date period for the "Long Nose" Motto.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 27-06-19, 08:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 305
Posted By GriffMJ
Hi Billy Phil & Rob have covered the fake...

Hi Billy

Phil & Rob have covered the fake ...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 19-06-19, 08:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 302
Posted By GriffMJ
The Imp is a Lincolnshire thing.... I think it...

The Imp is a Lincolnshire thing.... I think it was the 4th Lincs Regt that wore it originally? The Imp comes from a "grotesque" in Lincolnshire Cathedral.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-06-19, 01:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 925
Posted By GriffMJ
Thats what I was thinking ....

Thats what I was thinking ....
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 13-06-19, 06:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 444
Posted By GriffMJ
ORs SRY Cap and collar from a WW1 period Dress...

ORs SRY Cap and collar from a WW1 period Dress uniform.

I have shown a compare with the SRY Collar.... looks good to me..... probably a different maker.

* Mark ...... its a collar badge.... the...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 21-05-19, 11:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 288
Posted By GriffMJ
Post 1946 17th/21st Lancers .....Gaunt.

Post 1946 17th/21st Lancers .....Gaunt.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 15-05-19, 10:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 277
Posted By GriffMJ
its a (My Ref) long nose motto ....

its a (My Ref) long nose motto ....
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 18-04-19, 10:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 408
Posted By GriffMJ
Mac is correct...

Mac is correct...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 17-03-19, 11:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 532
Posted By GriffMJ
Very poor copy ...... somebody obviously shot it...

Very poor copy ...... somebody obviously shot it through the skull to put it out of its misery.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 15-03-19, 10:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 636
Posted By GriffMJ
Nice :) ... Smith & Wright Ltd

Nice :) ... Smith & Wright Ltd
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 13-03-19, 11:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 636
Posted By GriffMJ
Copy...

Copy...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 19-02-19, 05:08 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 21,466
Posted By GriffMJ
This photo shows some of the 14th Btn... mainly...

This photo shows some of the 14th Btn... mainly FFY at Wadi Asher. This is the time when the Black Watch reinforcements to the Yeomanry were just arriving and acclimatizing. I think this is in April...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 19-02-19, 04:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 765
Posted By GriffMJ
Hi Andrew Looks like the Pagri badge sewn...

Hi Andrew

Looks like the Pagri badge sewn onto service dress... love to have seen an image of the other badge you were talking about.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 19-02-19, 01:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 765
Posted By GriffMJ
Hi Andrew Excellent photo..... bbl .... just...

Hi Andrew

Excellent photo..... bbl .... just got to nip out.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 19-02-19, 01:19 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 21,466
Posted By GriffMJ
Alan.... i think the takeaway here is that the...

Alan.... i think the takeaway here is that the Yeomanry Regiments wore their own insignia up until the General Allenby Order to form the 74th Yeo Div in early 1917.

* Many of the early photos show...
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