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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-06-22, 12:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,033
Posted By kingsley
I have had the big badge poster for years, of...

I have had the big badge poster for years, of "ALL" the regiments of the British army. Too bad about the Yeomanry. Can anyone tell me definitely when and by whom this poster was made? I have always...
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 09-06-22, 12:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 373
Posted By kingsley
This lapel badge is not official issue. There are...

This lapel badge is not official issue. There are dozens of variations, including 'sweetheart broochs' worn by family or girlfriends in gold, silver, enamel, pearlshell etc etc which can be very...
Forum: The Australian General Service Badge (Rising Sun) 07-06-22, 03:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By kingsley
I agree with BC.

I agree with BC.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 03-06-22, 05:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 518
Posted By kingsley
Strange that no one can tell me who actually...

Strange that no one can tell me who actually makes the restrike glengarry badges. It would be nice to buy them at source rather than through the middleman.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 02-06-22, 09:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 518
Posted By kingsley
Congrats on the badge frame

I have got into trouble a couple of times on the Forum by confessing my guilty secret that I have a frame or repro glengarrys something like yours. I can't afford originals and could not resist...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 01-06-22, 08:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 456
Posted By kingsley
I think the rampant lion badge might be South...

I think the rampant lion badge might be South African cadets.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 29-05-22, 03:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 495
Posted By kingsley
I will have a look at the the numbers on the back...

I will have a look at the the numbers on the back of mine.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 26-05-22, 11:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 495
Posted By kingsley
Yes, it is a top bar for a WW1 'Mothers of...

Yes, it is a top bar for a WW1 'Mothers of Australia' patriotic brooch to indicate the regiments in which their sons served. Mine has three different regimental bars, sorry no photo at present.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 22-05-22, 09:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 262
Posted By kingsley
Victorian Railways

Victorian Railways
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 18-05-22, 11:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 365
Posted By kingsley
A while ago I found a large bullion QC badge...

A while ago I found a large bullion QC badge (similar size to a W.O. sleeve badge) attached to a hat band. I wondered what it was and finally someone showed me a picture of an Australian Commonwealth...
Forum: General Topics. 14-05-22, 05:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 176
Posted By kingsley
Forum link wanted

Can someone provide the link to a thread we had a few years ago: it concerned brass badges that turn a coppery red colour when you polish them. I have the problem with a brass helmet plate and can't...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-05-22, 12:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 329
Posted By kingsley
Star Trek lt general?

Star Trek lt general?
Forum: General Topics 09-05-22, 12:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 177
Posted By kingsley
My pair of the smaller QVC badges have slight die...

My pair of the smaller QVC badges have slight die variations on the bugle decoration. We can certainly give them the benefit of the doubt as British collar badges worn in pre-fed Victoria, and MAYBE...
Forum: General Topics 08-05-22, 01:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 177
Posted By kingsley
This badge is featured in Grebert's book (page...

This badge is featured in Grebert's book (page 150) as Victorian Volunteer Rifes. He shows it facing right and I have always wondered where he got the information. Did they wear facing pairs? It is...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 30-04-22, 12:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By kingsley
Canadian made RAAF cap badge

Apparently Canada manufactured airforce insignia during the Empire Air Training scheme which also accounts for my RAAF cap badge.
Forum: General Topics 16-04-22, 07:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 222
Posted By kingsley
I have seen these sold as Victorian Vols and...

I have seen these sold as Victorian Vols and perhaps they are. They were certainly worn in WM by the Victorian Railways.
Forum: General Topics 15-04-22, 11:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 235
Posted By kingsley
Both standard sweetheart broochs IMHO. The...

Both standard sweetheart broochs IMHO. The Australian badge appears to be a WW1 British manufacture that has been silver plated, lugs removed and brooch pin added. Never seen an ACMF one with blades...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 10-04-22, 03:02 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 117
Posted By kingsley
QVR St George collar badges wanted

Still looking for a couple of British QVR St Geo design collar badges to complete pairs. I could not have put my recent album together without a lot of help from Forum members who told me the origin...
Forum: General Topics 02-04-22, 04:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 774
Posted By kingsley
I was lucky, hardly any competition for my...

I was lucky, hardly any competition for my purchase. It was a 3rd ALH collar badge that I have never seen before and wondered if it actually existed. In 1903 they dropped the number 1 from their...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 23-03-22, 03:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 530
Posted By kingsley
Dear Alex, Looking for the OBLI lugged badge...

Dear Alex,
Looking for the OBLI lugged badge only if it becomes available separately.
Thanks,
Kingsley
Forum: Other Corps 20-03-22, 03:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 316
Posted By kingsley
There are two different strikings of the SIGTR...

There are two different strikings of the SIGTR title. Like the companion SIGCO title, definitely WW1 Australian and presumably Light Horse. The SIGNAL title looks Australian to me but I can't prove...
Forum: General Topics 11-03-22, 07:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 899
Posted By kingsley
In the 1930-42 period there were two Australian...

In the 1930-42 period there were two Australian St George militia 'successor' battalions, the 36th and the 45th, both of which wore variations of the St Geo & dragon design. I considered including...
Forum: General Topics 07-03-22, 11:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 899
Posted By kingsley
Dear David, A really interesting conversation...

Dear David,
A really interesting conversation piece but I very much doubt if it is actually Australian.
Here are a few comments as requested:
1. With king's crown it can't be pre 1901 but the...
Forum: General Topics 07-03-22, 06:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 899
Posted By kingsley
New album NSW St George Regiment

I have never done an album before but the NSW St George Regiment, with its spectacular badges, is a good place to start. Not all of the badges are mine and I am very grateful to various Forum...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 20-02-22, 03:46 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 14,683
Posted By kingsley
Australian Naval Auxiliary Patrol

Never seen the NAP patch before, nor was I aware that there was an NAP in New Zealand. Besides the attached, there is also an Australian petty officer cap badge, an NAP button, and a series of cloth...
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