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Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Today, 12:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 219
Posted By mike_vee
Question Their main business was Military Tailoring and...

Their main business was Military Tailoring and Outfitting but they also supplied other items bearing their name including belt buckles and swords !

An article in Illustrated London (1893) states...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Today, 09:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 219
Posted By mike_vee
A post from 2012 makes no mention of them...

A post from 2012 makes no mention of them manufacturing buttons , so it is possible/probable that you are correct.

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showpost.php?p=192158&postcount=2

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Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Today, 06:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 219
Posted By mike_vee
They teamed up with Turner Virr & Co. Ltd. They...

They teamed up with Turner Virr & Co. Ltd. They had an on-line site called "Uniforium" but the site appears to have closed down.




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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 05:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 133
Posted By mike_vee
Other one described as : WW1 Polish Eagle...

Other one described as :

WW1 Polish Eagle Cap Badge of a society from USA



https://sarmatia-antiques.com/product/ww1-polish-eagle-cap-badge-of-a-society-from-usa/

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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 04:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 133
Posted By mike_vee
Eagle with cross is Spanish. ...

Eagle with cross is Spanish.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish_Army


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Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia Yesterday, 10:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 355
Posted By mike_vee
I post links I find in the hope that they will...

I post links I find in the hope that they will encourage other members to express their opinions and then perhaps someone will be able to provide a definitive answer.

Sometimes I'm completely off...
Forum: Indian Badges Yesterday, 09:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 72
Posted By mike_vee
Possibly at Officer Training School ? :confused: ...

Possibly at Officer Training School ? :confused:

https://www.jstor.org/stable/44230630

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Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 09:15 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,910
Posted By mike_vee
The cypher was revealed on the BBC five days ago....

The cypher was revealed on the BBC five days ago. (posted in other cypher thread)

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showpost.php?p=588083&postcount=25

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Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia Yesterday, 09:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 355
Posted By mike_vee
This site shows a 'similar' title , described as...

This site shows a 'similar' title , described as :



https://rpjmilitaria.com/sf-virtual-gallery.html

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Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 02-10-22, 05:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 268
Posted By mike_vee
That is what I thought ...... lock , stock and...

That is what I thought ...... lock , stock and two sawn-off barrels ! :D

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Forum: Other Military Topics 02-10-22, 04:04 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 32,693
Posted By mike_vee
Exclamation Commemorative pins.

If anyone is missing any of the oval/hexagonal RBL pins , check out this listing.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/m.html?item=394269541655&_ssn=blackened-sunrise&_sop=10

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Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 02-10-22, 05:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 134
Posted By mike_vee
Thanks for the link , PoppyScotland send me a...

Thanks for the link , PoppyScotland send me a brochure every few month.

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Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 29-09-22, 05:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,013
Posted By mike_vee
Just for interest , here is a post showing the...

Just for interest , here is a post showing the original documentation about introducing the printed wing :

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showpost.php?p=254576&postcount=11

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Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 29-09-22, 04:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 390
Posted By mike_vee
I thought it was just me , in post #1 I see a...

I thought it was just me , in post #1 I see a dark patch and a 'washed out' green/blue (turquoise ?) one. :confused:

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Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 29-09-22, 02:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,013
Posted By mike_vee
Here is the 2016 thread about them : Fake...

Here is the 2016 thread about them :

Fake printed SAS/Para wings (https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=57964)


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Forum: The Home Front 29-09-22, 01:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,641
Posted By mike_vee
First in line for the new cypher could the...

First in line for the new cypher could the Personal aide-de-camps ?


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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 29-09-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 584
Posted By mike_vee
Slightly different version My Crystal Ball Just...

Slightly different version My Crystal Ball Just Cracked Stupid ! :D



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Forum: Other Military Topics 28-09-22, 11:22 AM
Replies: 498
Views: 32,693
Posted By mike_vee
Poppy Cabs

Just got this year's badge :


The badge has either a clutch pin or brooch fitting.

Apart from offering free transport for veterans to attend the Cenotaph on Remembrance Sunday all donations...
Forum: The Home Front 27-09-22, 06:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,641
Posted By mike_vee
King Charles: New royal cypher revealed ...

King Charles: New royal cypher revealed

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-63034255


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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 26-09-22, 03:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 197
Posted By mike_vee
Insignia is definitely Corps of Commissionaires ,...

Insignia is definitely Corps of Commissionaires , forum member Phil2M may have more information.

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Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 26-09-22, 08:42 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 9,690
Posted By mike_vee
Question Something different

This belt buckle caught my eye , it looks quite nice but had to smile at the descripton. :D



In fact it is a standard bandsman cap badge , although the slider does not have a makers mark it is...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 25-09-22, 11:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 90
Posted By mike_vee
Can't answer your question but wonder if B.F....

Can't answer your question but wonder if B.F. Gibraltar is worn by shore based personel and R.N. Gibraltar worn by members of the "Gibraltar Squadron" ?


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Forum: Other Military Topics 23-09-22, 03:04 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 32,693
Posted By mike_vee
Thumbs up Poppy Fundraiser

Almost missed this one , it was in a small joblot that included some poppy pins I already have (and a set of poppy earings ! :eek:) .

It goes well with other "supporter" pins I have.

1. Poppy...
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 22-09-22, 09:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 167
Posted By mike_vee
Found a couple of sites , you may have already...

Found a couple of sites , you may have already seen them.

https://www.letsbeavinyou.com/?page_id=169

https://irishconstabulary.com/transitional-badges-of-the-royal-ulster-constabula-t2396.html...
Forum: Other Military Topics 21-09-22, 01:40 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 32,693
Posted By mike_vee
Seller had five poppy pins listed seperately : ...

Seller had five poppy pins listed seperately :

1. 2012 RBL Motorbike - Have been after this for years !
2. 1914-2014 Soldier - On my 'wanted' list.
3. Three pre 2011 dated poppy pins...
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