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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 04:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 142
Posted By Mike H
Shhhh Mike,youve said the dreaded word. Special...

Shhhh Mike,youve said the dreaded word. Special forces collectors will be all over them
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges Yesterday, 02:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 224
Posted By Mike H
Some nice collars there gents.

Some nice collars there gents.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 02:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 142
Posted By Mike H
I agree with Mike,certainly some Swedish bits...

I agree with Mike,certainly some Swedish bits (guelphic type crown). The first page also has some what could be tri nation items of some sort(3 flags) . Norway,Sweden and Denmark.
Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 05:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 179
Posted By Mike H
Thats very sad news. I had a number of very...

Thats very sad news. I had a number of very interesting conversations with Phil . It will be a loss to the forum.
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 16-06-21, 08:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 224
Posted By Mike H
I seem to recall that one of the few collars that...

I seem to recall that one of the few collars that ive seen were advertised as for the band. These were the gold ones. It would follow that the silver would be for the pipers.
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 16-06-21, 04:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 224
Posted By Mike H
The fittings could be for a pouch or similar. Ive...

The fittings could be for a pouch or similar. Ive seen similar on the bandsmans badge for the DERR,the DERR badge in question is similar size to a 1st pattern RGBW.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 16-06-21, 02:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 384
Posted By Mike H
The quality of the lettering is so much better on...

The quality of the lettering is so much better on that one
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 15-06-21, 07:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 384
Posted By Mike H
Im thinking it maybe cast,and cast very very...

Im thinking it maybe cast,and cast very very badly at that. Half the letters are misformed. I wouldnt buy it .
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 15-06-21, 03:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 384
Posted By Mike H
The regiment existed from 1908 until 1967. Its...

The regiment existed from 1908 until 1967.
Its not a Victorian Crown,its a Guelphic crown.
Most commonly used by the Rifle Brigade on their belt plates. From approx 1823 right up to 1958,except for...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 14-06-21, 08:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 212
Posted By Mike H
I can see your train of thought David. My feeling...

I can see your train of thought David. My feeling is the ŕibbons are a tad short for the arm badge.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 14-06-21, 06:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 212
Posted By Mike H
Very nice collar David,quality item. I think...

Very nice collar David,quality item.
I think its a Durham LI Officers collar from around 1900
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 11-06-21, 08:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 140
Posted By Mike H
If It was me i would,but mount them in a way...

If It was me i would,but mount them in a way where theres not a glaring big hole where it would go.
If you are lucky enough to find one,you'll need deep pockets to pay for it. Unless you find one...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-06-21, 03:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 198
Posted By Mike H
Hi Mark,I have 3 different ones attributed to the...

Hi Mark,I have 3 different ones attributed to the RGJ . Green with a thin red and thin black stripe. Shown in Hodges.
A smaller version of the one shown which 2 RGJ rejected and the other which is...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-06-21, 01:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 198
Posted By Mike H
Not sure on this TRF

I picked this TRF recently. I'm stumped as to what it is though.
Its 63mm square.
The colours and width of the stripes exactly match the stripes on the proposed 2RGJ TRF. However,the height is...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 09-06-21, 07:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 715
Posted By Mike H
Taken from the War Office dress committee meeting...

Taken from the War Office dress committee meeting 3rd Sept 1957.
The decision to approve the arm badge for the 31st (Surrey)Btn MDC.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 09-06-21, 03:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 258
Posted By Mike H
The design is terrible,why didn't they use the...

The design is terrible,why didn't they use the old Vikings head design in green and black. I couldnt make it out. Looks like a roast chicken on top of a lobster !!!

Apologies to all the Anglian...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 08-06-21, 06:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,527
Posted By Mike H
The information in K&K gives sealing dates of Jan...

The information in K&K gives sealing dates of Jan 1952 for the C&D ano and Jan 1958 for the F&D ano
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 07-06-21, 09:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 373
Posted By Mike H
I bet the screwpost is for the cap Chris,I...

I bet the screwpost is for the cap Chris,I presume that they still also issue the lion and crown on the pin which would suit the beret ?
Forum: General Topics. 07-06-21, 05:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,767
Posted By Mike H
Question 6. Glasgow and Strathclyde UOTC wear a...

Question 6. Glasgow and Strathclyde UOTC wear a McKenzie tartan backing on the TOS. The white stripe vertical ,the red horizontal.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 07-06-21, 05:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 373
Posted By Mike H
I think that could well be it. The description...

I think that could well be it. The description "cap badge" could well mean the same size and design as. The fittings arent for a cap badge clearly.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 07-06-21, 03:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 373
Posted By Mike H
A lot of the newer WBC badges are on screws now....

A lot of the newer WBC badges are on screws now. The PWRR and The Rifles both have screwpost waist belt badges.
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 06-06-21, 07:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,527
Posted By Mike H
Theres always collars turning up ,theres a few...

Theres always collars turning up ,theres a few that I'm after from small units
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 06-06-21, 04:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,527
Posted By Mike H
Saw the cap badge today at Malvern 275

Saw the cap badge today at Malvern 275
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 06-06-21, 04:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 373
Posted By Mike H
Could be for the waist belt plate but the screws...

Could be for the waist belt plate but the screws look a bit long.
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 05-06-21, 08:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,527
Posted By Mike H
35-40 Griff, if I had a pair for sale. I think...

35-40 Griff, if I had a pair for sale. I think that's what the last pair of these went for that I saw.
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