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Forum: Military Buttons 09-01-19, 01:01 AM
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Views: 192
Posted By Relic Hunter
Help Needed Identifying Button

Happy New Year everyone
Need help identifying this button.
Thanks
Forum: Military Buttons 28-08-18, 05:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 183
Posted By Relic Hunter
Hi Tinto Thanks for the info. Yes i dont...

Hi Tinto
Thanks for the info.
Yes i dont think they served in NZ either however i did see they were in Australia and during the NZ land wars we got a lot of soldiers from Australia coming over. so...
Forum: Military Buttons 28-08-18, 03:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 183
Posted By Relic Hunter
Need help identifying 2 British military buttons

Hi everyone
Dug these 2 days ago, been in ground at least 150yrs

I thought the dragon button might possibly be the '3rd regiment of foot'

The other button with Crown and letter R unsure of....
Forum: Military Buttons 22-07-18, 10:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 158
Posted By Relic Hunter
Military Train Photos

Photos of military train soldiers
Forum: Military Buttons 22-07-18, 09:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 158
Posted By Relic Hunter
Thanks very much just finished reading a report...

Thanks very much
just finished reading a report on them when they were here in NZ.
Forum: Military Buttons 22-07-18, 02:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 158
Posted By Relic Hunter
Military Train Button

Hi all.
i was looking for info about this button but now have what i need so will leave this up so others can view.
It is the first time i have come across this button in NZ.
It was found at a...
Forum: Military Buttons 16-07-18, 12:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 152
Posted By Relic Hunter
it seems the Egyptian crown is different. This...

it seems the Egyptian crown is different. This really looks like Johor Crown with 5 pointer star and crescent at bottom of stars
Forum: Military Buttons 16-07-18, 12:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 152
Posted By Relic Hunter
Wow wouldnt have expected that. Do you have a...

Wow wouldnt have expected that. Do you have a date. Also could i ask is the old collection a book? Thanks for you time.
Forum: Military Buttons 15-07-18, 11:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 152
Posted By Relic Hunter
Brass Button from Malaysia need help identifying

Hi
This button was found in Malaysia at a WW2 British military site.
The Crown looks very much like the Johor crown however everything else say British.
The back is to far gone
Any help much...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-06-18, 09:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 408
Posted By Relic Hunter
Military decoration??

Military decoration??
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-06-18, 06:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 408
Posted By Relic Hunter
Unknown Badge ??

Hello everyone.
i wasnt quite sure where to post this.
This was found in NZ by a friend
Im guessing Victorian Hat/helmet plate/badge
I think it has lost its center piece. (this is a guess of...
Forum: Military Buttons 27-04-18, 03:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 373
Posted By Relic Hunter
undentified Button

Hi
Found this button yesterday in a 1864 Victorian military skirmish area along with 3 musket balls and a fired .577 projectile and a piece from a Armstrong round

The button isnt the usual...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 27-04-17, 08:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 699
Posted By Relic Hunter
Hi Tinto, We were using metal detectors. some...

Hi Tinto, We were using metal detectors.
some mates found 2 muskets the night before.
So i got to tag along last night. for the first time.
4hrs in waders with beautiful stars shining down above...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 26-04-17, 09:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 699
Posted By Relic Hunter
Beautiful Tinto Thanks so much Thats it. i...

Beautiful Tinto
Thanks so much
Thats it.
i just posted 2 pictures of it.
Not as good as condition but a great find in a lake last night while metal detecting.
The night before 2 mates found 2...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 26-04-17, 08:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 699
Posted By Relic Hunter
8 Pointer Star Badge

Hello

i need help identifying a 8 pointer star badge.
It has a crown in the center and with words around in a circle just outside the crown
One word underneath crown could say "CONSTABLE" very...
Forum: Military Buttons 09-10-16, 09:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 922
Posted By Relic Hunter
Thanks BTNS i only took a few photos, there...

Thanks BTNS
i only took a few photos, there were some good looking buttons, however the antique shop wanted $250nzd for the 60+ buttons which was out of my price range, but that Nazi button took my...
Forum: Military Buttons 09-10-16, 05:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 922
Posted By Relic Hunter
Unidentified German Button

Hi
im unsure if anyone can identify this button.
It is german/nazi looking.
what drew me to this button is that it is see-thru /clear.
I saw it at a antique shop
it has been sewn on to a old...
Forum: Military Buttons 07-09-16, 11:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 568
Posted By Relic Hunter
Button identification needed please

Hi could someone please hep me identify this button and what it might be worth?
Thanks in advance
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 04-08-16, 07:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 749
Posted By Relic Hunter
Unsure of shoulder belt plate??

Hi everyone
Could someone help identify this military shoulder belt plate (possibly).
Im unsure if it is a shoulder belt plate its my uneducated guess.
It looks victorian and possibly for a...
Forum: Military Buttons 19-05-16, 07:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 632
Posted By Relic Hunter
Unidentified Button

Hi everyone

This button was discovered underground in Nelson NZ while metal detecting.
Im unsure if it is an early military button or not.
It doesnt appear to be a nz rail button.
Any help...
Forum: Military Buttons 07-03-16, 06:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 765
Posted By Relic Hunter
We thought it may be Asian as it looks like a...

We thought it may be Asian as it looks like a opium poppy on it.
This button was actually found on the Gold Coast of Austraiia.
its 22mm across
just added another photo of the button
looks like...
Forum: Military Buttons 06-03-16, 11:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 569
Posted By Relic Hunter
NZ Land Wars buttons

Here are some buttons i found last week.
The dirt had been moved twice by a digger and i came at the right timas as the digger had just finished scrapping the dirt flat.

These are from the New...
Forum: Military Buttons 06-03-16, 07:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 765
Posted By Relic Hunter
another undentified button

I cannot find the makers initials G.K.L anywhere. The button looks 19th century i dont think again its military. looks sort of indian design.
Any help appreciated
Forum: Military Buttons 06-03-16, 07:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 524
Posted By Relic Hunter
BTNS and Davidwyke you rock. thanks for your help

BTNS and Davidwyke you rock. thanks for your help
Forum: Military Buttons 06-03-16, 12:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 524
Posted By Relic Hunter
undentified button

Hi can anyone help identify this button.
i am lead to believe it is metal as it was found metal detecting
unsure if its a phoenix with anchor or eagle with anchor.

Any help greatly appreciated
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