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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 16-02-19, 08:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 129
Posted By JBBOND
I would also say Buffs, no loop in the tail. ...

I would also say Buffs, no loop in the tail.

In fact it looks the same as the forum header....
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 15-02-19, 04:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 119
Posted By JBBOND
I think it was an attempt at humour in regards to...

I think it was an attempt at humour in regards to the images mate, perspective/angle size discrepancy....
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 10-02-19, 02:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,243
Posted By JBBOND
Sadly the seller of such has friends who seem...

Sadly the seller of such has friends who seem willing to forgive any indiscretions and even threaten legal action against those who comment on their actions.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 08-02-19, 08:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 353
Posted By JBBOND
Thanks Jon. Yes Luc, they do appear to be...

Thanks Jon.

Yes Luc, they do appear to be from the same maker and a white colour rather than bleached out blue.

I was very pleased to get them as I had long wanted some Indian wings to go with...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 08-02-19, 03:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 353
Posted By JBBOND
Nice set, I got this set today along with an...

Nice set, I got this set today along with an Indian made bugle, both came from a house clearance in West Wales.
Forum: General Topics. 03-02-19, 09:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 408
Posted By JBBOND
Besides it not being the Buffs as it is...

Besides it not being the Buffs as it is completely wrong -looped tail etc-, if anyone cares to do a search on the Monmouthshire regiment a number of posts on these badges should turn up, I almost...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 03-02-19, 05:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 997
Posted By JBBOND
Comes in three flavours.....

Comes in three flavours.....
Forum: General Topics. 03-02-19, 05:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 408
Posted By JBBOND
Monmouthshire regiment, sold by the museum shop...

Monmouthshire regiment, sold by the museum shop as a pouch badge but sadly a fantasy badge as far as I am aware.
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 03-02-19, 01:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 663
Posted By JBBOND
Amazing to see so many replies and options for...

Amazing to see so many replies and options for the missing badge.

Thanks again to all who have replied.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 30-01-19, 04:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,183
Posted By JBBOND
My mistake, the internet is a strange place...

My mistake, the internet is a strange place sometimes.

Interesting about Bouchery's book, not one I have. did he share any period images?

This forum can be great if those n the know are...
Forum: Headdress 29-01-19, 09:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 160
Posted By JBBOND
Why these things are done are beyond me Leigh.

Why these things are done are beyond me Leigh.
Forum: Headdress 29-01-19, 08:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 160
Posted By JBBOND
Wartime Supak's had a white line above the makers...

Wartime Supak's had a white line above the makers name.
Forum: Headdress 29-01-19, 12:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 117
Posted By JBBOND
I think RAF headgear had holes for the badges,...

I think RAF headgear had holes for the badges, certainly seen it on side caps
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 29-01-19, 08:43 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,183
Posted By JBBOND
If you click on the ebay link in the thread I...

If you click on the ebay link in the thread I linled to in my first post you find a seller who was selling them....I saw this seller selling the fake/fantasy printed wings or do you think I am making...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 28-01-19, 10:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 279
Posted By JBBOND
I have often considered buying a pair as they do...

I have often considered buying a pair as they do come up for sale quite often, always looking mint unworn/NOS but never did.

I do however have some of the cloth versions mentioned by Marc above,...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 28-01-19, 05:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,183
Posted By JBBOND
Fair point, the seller is selling printed badges...

Fair point, the seller is selling printed badges being sold as copies of badges that probably never existed or if they did were never issued. or worn.....but still being sold as copies of badges he...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 27-01-19, 09:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,183
Posted By JBBOND
It is known that both sas and para printed wings...

It is known that both sas and para printed wings are being manufactured in the Nederlands and being sold as copies.
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 27-01-19, 04:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,197
Posted By JBBOND
Wow, what a stunning find.

Wow, what a stunning find.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 27-01-19, 09:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By JBBOND
In my years of seeing him ask lots of basic...

In my years of seeing him ask lots of basic questions on many forums I would disagree, but as always that is IMO.

Just because he owns a dealers shop that does not make him an expert.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 26-01-19, 10:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,183
Posted By JBBOND
I believe the para wing is a complete fake, there...

I believe the para wing is a complete fake, there is a SAS version which is said to be based on an original.

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=57964&highlight=printed
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 26-01-19, 12:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By JBBOND
nor me, but a search for British Airborne brought...

nor me, but a search for British Airborne brought it up.

I had already seen it, the seller buys and sells to make profit often not seeming to have much knowledge, he asks on many forums quite...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 26-01-19, 10:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 766
Posted By JBBOND
The two badges side by side, Timmings and Smith &...

The two badges side by side, Timmings and Smith & Wright.
Forum: Headdress 25-01-19, 03:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 321
Posted By JBBOND
A close up of the markings would probably help...

A close up of the markings would probably help answer your question but I assume VW is either a typo or a batch number.....
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-01-19, 10:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 173
Posted By JBBOND
A lovely patch Fred, either RWF or one of the...

A lovely patch Fred, either RWF or one of the north wales acf's associated with them.
Forum: Headdress 23-01-19, 07:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 321
Posted By JBBOND
Most of those who expressed an opinion consider...

Most of those who expressed an opinion consider that the vast majority of BEF used helmets were MKI*'s and would have had a textured exterior paint.

As the thread starter is a MKII it is unlikely...
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