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Forum: The Home Front 27-02-21, 03:33 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 4,550
Posted By mike_vee
The majority of single badges went for around 40...

The majority of single badges went for around 40 each but the Port of London one fetched 130 ! :eek:

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Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 27-02-21, 02:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 140
Posted By mike_vee
First badge is The Queens Own Royal Glasgow...

First badge is The Queens Own Royal Glasgow Yeomanry.

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/the-queens-own-royal-glasgow-yeomanry-cap-badge-wreath-type/

Second could be one of the "highlander"...
Forum: The Home Front 27-02-21, 10:04 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 4,550
Posted By mike_vee
A while back , during one of my many 'internet...

A while back , during one of my many 'internet searches' I came across an old auction site catalogue with over 100 OWS badges . Lots of photos with many of the firms identified , I considered...
Forum: General Topics 27-02-21, 08:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 217
Posted By mike_vee
Don't know about scouts but guides had a crown...

Don't know about scouts but guides had a crown badge and dated year bars.

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Forum: Other Military Topics 26-02-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 12,494
Posted By mike_vee
Just when I thought I knew all the...

Just when I thought I knew all the 'commemorative' badges issued I have discovered another that I must have missed ! :(

Was looking for something else when I came across an old "Amazon" link , it...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 26-02-21, 11:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 451
Posted By mike_vee
Exclamation When clicking on your website link I keep getting...

When clicking on your website link I keep getting diverted to other sites !


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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 25-02-21, 05:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 244
Posted By mike_vee
Wasn't the 4 bladed propeller the insignia of...

Wasn't the 4 bladed propeller the insignia of Sergeants and Flight Sergeants ?

The photo shows two chevrons so wouldn't that rank wear the double bladed propeller ?


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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 25-02-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 244
Posted By mike_vee
I'd agree , one flag is reasonably clear and the...

I'd agree , one flag is reasonably clear and the other is partially 'hidden' by fold in sleeve.

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Forum: General Topics. 25-02-21, 10:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 488
Posted By mike_vee
I may be way off but could 'lou' simply be a...

I may be way off but could 'lou' simply be a shortened version of 'loupe' ?

A couple of his photos mention magnification ( LRDG 800% Front , LRDG 300% Front ) , so 'possibly' just an indication of...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 24-02-21, 03:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 242
Posted By mike_vee
A variety of "clearance diver" badges on "Tels...

A variety of "clearance diver" badges on "Tels Insignia" website:

https://www.tels-insignia.com/shop.php?ps=1&pg=1


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Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 24-02-21, 03:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 242
Posted By mike_vee
Not sure if this is what you're after. .

Not sure if this is what you're after.

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Forum: Other Military Topics 24-02-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 12,494
Posted By mike_vee
2021 Poppy pin arrived today , it is slightly...

2021 Poppy pin arrived today , it is slightly different from previous years.

Shape/style of leaf and colouring of badge have changed. Also 'split' poppy like pre double dated ones.

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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-02-21, 11:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 104
Posted By mike_vee
Not a crown: Civil Defence Force Cairo...

Not a crown:

Civil Defence Force Cairo 1939-45 (https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=9499)

Just found a post showing a Suez Canal version of the badge.

Egyptian Civil...
Forum: Other Military Topics 24-02-21, 10:50 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,155
Posted By mike_vee
Only information about H.W. Miller Ltd. I could...

Only information about H.W. Miller Ltd. I could find was that they were founded by William Miller and Harold William Miller took over in 1935 , they ceased operating in 1978.

But I guess you've...
Forum: Other Military Topics 24-02-21, 10:14 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,155
Posted By mike_vee
The West Bridgford branch was inaugurated in 1935...

The West Bridgford branch was inaugurated in 1935 and is still going today , I have dropped their chairman an e-mail (he is ex Royal Artillery) and see if he can provide any information.

Edit :...
Forum: Other Military Topics 24-02-21, 08:07 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 12,494
Posted By mike_vee
Got an e-mail from RBL today , it appears that...

Got an e-mail from RBL today , it appears that Amazon are their main outlet for selling the book .

"We Are The Legion, is now available for pre-order on Amazon"

"The edition is offered at...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 24-02-21, 07:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 129
Posted By mike_vee
There are numerous Gaunt marks posted in the...

There are numerous Gaunt marks posted in the makers marks section:

Makers marks (https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/makers_marks/gaunt.htm)

"The infamous 15mm "Gaunt with a dot". Considered to...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-02-21, 11:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 225
Posted By mike_vee
Thumbs up Thank you , my guesses were based on Google so...

Thank you , my guesses were based on Google so it's better to have proper information. :)


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Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 23-02-21, 10:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 107
Posted By mike_vee
Yes please ! PM on the way. ;)

Yes please ! PM on the way. ;)
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-02-21, 09:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 225
Posted By mike_vee
Another one for you Terry.

Another one for you Terry.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-02-21, 09:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 225
Posted By mike_vee
Saw the photo on another site , it is labeled : ...

Saw the photo on another site , it is labeled :

RAF TMW DARTS personnel :

Royal Air Force

Tactical Medical Wing

Deployable Aeromedical Response Team Squadron.
Forum: Other Military Topics 23-02-21, 08:16 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 12,494
Posted By mike_vee
I did the exact same thing . :D .

I did the exact same thing . :D

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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-02-21, 08:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 225
Posted By mike_vee
I also think RAF , this thread on GMIC forum may...

I also think RAF , this thread on GMIC forum may interest you :

Anyone interested in Medical insignia collecting??
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Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 22-02-21, 05:19 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,947
Posted By mike_vee
Just arrived , a large Gaunt button hole fitting...

Just arrived , a large Gaunt button hole fitting badge. These were made/issued from 1921 - 1928 , I've already got one and the pin fitting version so why get another ? :confused:

Well , it is a...
Forum: Other Military Topics 22-02-21, 05:01 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 12,494
Posted By mike_vee
Pins arrived today , the '100 Years' one I like...

Pins arrived today , the '100 Years' one I like and is a similar size to the other 'centenary' badges. :D

The new logo badge I'm not sure about , it is larger than I thought it would be and...
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