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Forum: General Topics. 19-01-20, 03:00 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By mooke07
OSD version 1st VB

OSD version 1st VB
Forum: General Topics. 19-01-20, 02:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 121
Posted By mooke07
There are two different silver Officer’s and WM...

There are two different silver Officer’s and WM ORs versions of the 1st VB badge with Gaunt Birmingham mark as per silver and gilt Officer’s examples of the Regular Battalion badge. These can be...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 09-01-20, 07:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 771
Posted By mooke07
Thanks for sharing ...I think Mick. I aspired to...

Thanks for sharing ...I think Mick. I aspired to collect Victorian cavalry but that is as far as I got. Impressive to see these, cheers Dean.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 03-01-20, 07:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By mooke07
Great pic - a number are wearing Territorial...

Great pic - a number are wearing Territorial Force Imperial Service badges on their right breast - pre-War (>1910) or early War. Two VF Efficiency Stars to sleeve of Sjt. right of the Major. 2DG...
Forum: General Topics. 28-12-19, 12:09 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,030
Posted By mooke07
Yes both with family’s Jack and yes was a VC and...

Yes both with family’s Jack and yes was a VC and went on what they said at the time as being AFC. I think the DCM was an MM now that I put my mind to it Israel. Helped family frame his portrait and...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 28-12-19, 06:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 82
Posted By mooke07
Squadron Serjeant Major C. H. Cooke ‘A’ (British Asian) Squadron KCIY

Hi all,

Lovely portrait of a proud senior NCO in the King’s Colonials Imperial Yeomanry 1905-09. Egypt Medal (with one of thirteen possible clasps) and Khedive’s Star (do medal rolls exist for...
Forum: General Topics. 28-12-19, 06:35 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,030
Posted By mooke07
Some great finds and Jack your AFC and CFS items...

Some great finds and Jack your AFC and CFS items must be pretty thin on the ground. In all my years collecting British badges in Australia I have come across quite a bit of Australian militaria of...
Forum: General Topics. 25-12-19, 03:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 162
Posted By mooke07
Merry Christmas all - 3 weeks holiday back in...

Merry Christmas all - 3 weeks holiday back in Durham and not a badge fair to be had - bad planning! Wouldn’t mind the rain for fires back in Oz. Cheers Dean
Forum: General Topics. 12-12-19, 03:51 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,030
Posted By mooke07
Australian Squadron King’s Colonials collar badges 1904-10

These are the hardest of the Squadron collar badges to find for the King’s Colonials. Pleased to have them in sunshine!

Cheers Dean
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 06-12-19, 10:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 251
Posted By mooke07
Smile Sorry Michael cannot resist - was this just...

Sorry Michael cannot resist - was this just before they went off to the Crimean War! Nice print BTW
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 04-12-19, 01:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 165
Posted By mooke07
Thanks for sharing Mark - splendid badge and...

Thanks for sharing Mark - splendid badge and remains on my wants list, great pick up, best regards Dean.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 24-11-19, 07:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 115
Posted By mooke07
PM sent thanks Roy

PM sent thanks Roy
Forum: General Topics. 18-11-19, 06:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,599
Posted By mooke07
A sad loss and my thoughts and prayers are with...

A sad loss and my thoughts and prayers are with his family. We corresponded and shared a keen interest in things East Anglian. I shall miss him.

Dean
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 13-11-19, 12:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,414
Posted By mooke07
Smile Appreciate the feedback David

Appreciate the feedback David
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 04-11-19, 12:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 254
Posted By mooke07
Thanks Rob that is a good point - appreciate...

Thanks Rob that is a good point - appreciate that.

I think the Sergeant to the right of the Officer is wearing a DCM ribbon, cheers Dean.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 03-11-19, 09:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 254
Posted By mooke07
Thanks Hoot - the chap holding the dog is 2KEH...

Thanks Hoot - the chap holding the dog is 2KEH but the chap in the back row is 16th Lancers. Might provide a clue as to when it was taken if they were serving alongside each other perhaps - winter...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 03-11-19, 09:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 254
Posted By mooke07
Thanks Frank, Rob and Michael that all makes good...

Thanks Frank, Rob and Michael that all makes good sense.

Unlike King Edward’s Horse I have few named 2 KEH pictures to try and identify individuals.

Cheers Dean
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 03-11-19, 05:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 254
Posted By mooke07
Smile 2nd King Edward's Horse

Hi all,

A nice pick up for my King's Colonials, King Edward's Horse and 2nd King Edward's Horse collection a postcard from France of an Officer, NCOs and Other Ranks of 2KEH 1915-17. If anyone...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 02-11-19, 09:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 627
Posted By mooke07
Thanks very much Luke, Having only had a...

Thanks very much Luke,

Having only had a single one with a reasonable looking Sphinx and lugs I had assumed it was genuine. The classic error I think was paying decent money at C&T auction for it...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 02-11-19, 07:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 627
Posted By mooke07
Finally home and here are quick pics that show...

Finally home and here are quick pics that show the key features, cheers Dean
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 30-10-19, 07:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 627
Posted By mooke07
Apologies I am working interstate and cannot get...

Apologies I am working interstate and cannot get to my Louth OTC badge but here is a pic of some of my Lincs badges including it.

Cheers Dean
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 27-10-19, 10:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 627
Posted By mooke07
I have an original Louth OTC in my collection and...

I have an original Louth OTC in my collection and will post pics tonight for your reference. Non-footed lugs to the rear, blank scroll, tabs joining the bottom scroll to non-smiling Sphinx are all...
Forum: Military Buttons 27-10-19, 07:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 334
Posted By mooke07
Trust these pics help, off my phone and as we...

Trust these pics help, off my phone and as we know often rotates the images when uploading, cheers Dean.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 27-10-19, 07:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 463
Posted By mooke07
Indeed Alan I have not seen a reference to a...

Indeed Alan I have not seen a reference to a change to a bi-metal badge on conversion to RA and then to RE. I support your dating of the semi- circular Gaunt mark of that style to the 1940s. Here...
Forum: Military Buttons 27-10-19, 10:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 334
Posted By mooke07
Am away most of this week sorry so might just...

Am away most of this week sorry so might just grab quick pics of 6 at a time ok, cheers Dean
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