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Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines Yesterday, 09:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 99
Posted By Hawthorn
High Wood, Hope you don't mind me adding a...

High Wood,

Hope you don't mind me adding a photograph to your thread but this Officer appears to only wear a one piece badge, could anyone enlighten me as to the reason why please.

Simon.
Forum: The Home Front Yesterday, 03:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 95
Posted By Hawthorn
Jon, Thanks for that, my apologies. ...

Jon,

Thanks for that, my apologies.

Regards Simon.
Forum: The Home Front Yesterday, 03:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 95
Posted By Hawthorn
The Imperial War Museum collection states 'Cloth...

The Imperial War Museum collection states 'Cloth badge, green, with embroidered pine tree and W.F.C (in pale green)' under their inventory listing for 'Badge, Unit, British, Women's Timber Corps',...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 19-01-20, 03:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 83
Posted By Hawthorn
Jonathan, Thanks for showing us this part of...

Jonathan,

Thanks for showing us this part of your collection, attractive badges which appear to be in excellent condition. If time allows could we have some close up images please.

Regards Simon
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 18-01-20, 07:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 115
Posted By Hawthorn
Indian Merchant Navy Shipping Line of some...

Indian Merchant Navy Shipping Line of some description?

Simon.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 17-01-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 401
Posted By Hawthorn
Thought I'd add this one as a similar theme,...

Thought I'd add this one as a similar theme, Royal Navy Sailing Association Badge.

Simon.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 14-01-20, 10:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 756
Posted By Hawthorn
Link to assist...

Link to assist https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/WW2-Airborne-Glider-Troops-Qualification-Badge/293408200330?hash=item44507dd68a:g:8u8AAOSwqMteEPD9
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 13-01-20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 161
Posted By Hawthorn
Looks like Corps of Commissionaires cap badge and...

Looks like Corps of Commissionaires cap badge and star shaped medal to me.

Regards Simon.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 08-01-20, 10:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 683
Posted By Hawthorn
1937 Coronation of King George VI connection...

1937 Coronation of King George VI connection perhaps.

Simon.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 03-01-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 215
Posted By Hawthorn
Only one Coldstreamer there, the other Full...

Only one Coldstreamer there, the other Full Sergeant shown is Scots Guards.

Simon.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 24-12-19, 03:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,044
Posted By Hawthorn
And another from the same Seller. ...

And another from the same Seller.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/G-R-ROYAL-COAT-OF-ARMS-SEMI-CIRCULAR-BADGE-MOUNTED-ON-A-OLD-TEAK-WALL-PLAQUE/283666602892?hash=item420bd8db8c:g:5CkAAOSw~K9dwvUu
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 24-12-19, 03:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,044
Posted By Hawthorn
A similar looking item recently sold on Ebay I...

A similar looking item recently sold on Ebay I see.
...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 21-12-19, 06:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 157
Posted By Hawthorn
Certainly never saw one in wear during my Service...

Certainly never saw one in wear during my Service with The Regiment.

Simon.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-12-19, 03:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 201
Posted By Hawthorn
Leigh, Certainly when I was an Instructor at...

Leigh,

Certainly when I was an Instructor at the Guards Depot in the 80's I never saw the WRAC attached staff wearing anything similar. Possibly a sports or shooting badge for a Guards Depot Team...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-11-19, 09:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 202
Posted By Hawthorn
Cars look like Triumph Heralds to me! Simon

Cars look like Triumph Heralds to me!

Simon
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 20-11-19, 10:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 405
Posted By Hawthorn
Although there is always a possibility of error...

Although there is always a possibility of error in paintings this famous painting by Dighton of The Coldstream Guards clearly shows the Sergeants wearing an oval plate of similar design.

Regards...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-11-19, 08:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 140
Posted By Hawthorn
Tim, Excellent, thank you very much for...

Tim,

Excellent, thank you very much for that.

Simon.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-11-19, 06:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 140
Posted By Hawthorn
Tim, Many thanks for showing those, I note...

Tim,

Many thanks for showing those, I note there are some differences in the details, particularly the ears, would that just be down to different Manufacturers using a different die or stamping...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-11-19, 05:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 140
Posted By Hawthorn
PL, Many thanks for the information. ...

PL,

Many thanks for the information.

Regards Simon.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-11-19, 02:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 140
Posted By Hawthorn
West Riding Regiment Elephants?

After some assistance with what appears to be a matched pair of collar badges in the form of elephants.

Having searched the Web they appear to be of a similar pattern to those of The West Riding...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 14-11-19, 10:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 495
Posted By Hawthorn
Leigh, A nice Capstar as you say and I would...

Leigh,

A nice Capstar as you say and I would be more than happy with it. Would appear to have been with the beret a fair time and the issue backing adds to the provenance in my opinion. These...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 12-11-19, 07:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 630
Posted By Hawthorn
Mike, Indeed an excellent and interesting...

Mike,

Indeed an excellent and interesting article relating to a Unit I have not encountered before, thanks for taking the time to post it. The photograph at the top of this thread must, therefore,...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-11-19, 12:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 321
Posted By Hawthorn
Believe the Soviet arm patch, top left relates to...

Believe the Soviet arm patch, top left relates to USSR Army Construction Units.

Simon.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 11-11-19, 04:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 495
Posted By Hawthorn
Leigh, Have never seen a Capstar with a hole...

Leigh,

Have never seen a Capstar with a hole like that and I can think of no reason why it should be there. Difficult to say without it being in the hand as always but the rays of the Star appear...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 10-11-19, 11:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 495
Posted By Hawthorn
Always find the reverse of this Star is the best...

Always find the reverse of this Star is the best way to assess the individual quality, Certainly when I was still in the Sergeants Mess the vast Majority of Warrant Officers wore Cap Stars which had...
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