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Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 20-09-22, 03:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,231
Posted By Holyboy
Norfolk Yeomanry

The NY are all bigger I’ve seen lots of postcards etc where the small cypher is offered up as NY but never seen a convincing one. The ERII is much debated imoo I think it was worn by the NY. PS I...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-09-22, 10:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By Holyboy
Could be

Thanks Mike makes sense
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 07-09-22, 10:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 562
Posted By Holyboy
Thanks

Thanks Alan I’ll move it on then as I don’t do School stuff much appreciated any thoughts on a fair forum price cost me £4 at car boot happy to pass on and get money for badge postage thinking £5?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-09-22, 09:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By Holyboy
Cloth Badge MPAA

Any thoughts please CMP Alcoholics Anonymous? Lol
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 07-09-22, 09:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 562
Posted By Holyboy
Kings AA

Any thoughts is this ok?
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 27-08-22, 03:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 481
Posted By Holyboy
Ebay

Can anybody please lend me their enigma machine to find EBay and save a search in the Militaria section title Norfolk.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-07-22, 04:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 189
Posted By Holyboy
NNP

Hi there I really don’t know but my guess would be same Natal or something native police it seems the most logical.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 04-07-22, 07:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,096
Posted By Holyboy
ERII Norfolk Yeomanry

There is not much photographic evidence of the Norfolk Yeomanry wearing the ERII cypher and it’s been debated loads in Norfolk collecting circles. If they did wear it it was only 52-61 as in 62 they...
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 22-06-22, 09:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 850
Posted By Holyboy
Thanks

Thanks Andrew I think Civil Nursing Reserve Volunteer is the most likely
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 22-05-22, 09:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 559
Posted By Holyboy
Dart playing roll up making trooper

£181 I’m in the wrong game.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 21-05-22, 11:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,369
Posted By Holyboy
Yeomanry

The new cap badge looks like the WVS or something not a fan.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 21-05-22, 11:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 559
Posted By Holyboy
SAS Wings?

Well somebody who was in the SAS played darts served in the pacific and smoked old Holborn. I wouldn’t know if the wings are right or not.
...
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 18-05-22, 04:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By Holyboy
Thanks both

Thanks both
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 18-05-22, 06:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By Holyboy
Norfolk ACF 1980s

I know when I was in the Cadet Norfolk Artillery in the 80s the other non CNA Norfolk cadets wore a yellow shoulder title but was the ACF black or red does anybody know please? The CNA wore Royal...
Forum: General Topics. 13-05-22, 04:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 231
Posted By Holyboy
Medals

Ian’s offered up some good advice the medal market is awash with faked up groups as WW2 medals weren’t named it’s much easier. Later medals are not worth as much google late issue WW2 stars the most...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-05-22, 10:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,104
Posted By Holyboy
NVR

Andrew has done some good detective work on this badge it’s not Norfolk.
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 08-05-22, 09:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 923
Posted By Holyboy
Each to their own

Each to their own but imoo it’s just not made properly. But then I’m not into the whole variant thing lug number slider length etc etc it’s like a whole other category of collecting to my mind.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 08-05-22, 09:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 452
Posted By Holyboy
Not the NY

Hi it’s generally accepted these are not NY but provost, barrack staff or even a general service type of badge. I’ve seen lots of NY photos and I’ve never ever seen this smaller cypher badge being...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 04-05-22, 12:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 445
Posted By Holyboy
Well done Mike

Well done Mike good info
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 04-05-22, 06:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 493
Posted By Holyboy
HSF

http://armypicsoftom.weebly.com/my-time-with--the-home-service-force.html

Bit more info here it was a good idea and would make some sense now imoo
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 03-05-22, 03:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 445
Posted By Holyboy
ROAC

Royal Orange Apple Core all day long imoo but I don’t collect badges so not sure. I’m sure others on here will know the slider dimensions done to mmm though and the inside leg of the bloke that...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 02-05-22, 04:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 445
Posted By Holyboy
ROAC

I’d say ROAC too
Forum: General Topics. 27-04-22, 02:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 226
Posted By Holyboy
Riker

Depends on the size etc just get in touch with them they were very good in my experience you can’t get these in the uk anymore
Forum: General Topics. 27-04-22, 11:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 226
Posted By Holyboy
Riker Frames

I bought some more direct from the US very easy, they could not have been more helpful ok the postage was costly but cheaper than mailbox

https://www.rikerdisplaycases.com/
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 24-04-22, 05:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 719
Posted By Holyboy
Cambs

I’d be interested to see the badge when you get it please. I have seen one several years ago but never owned one.
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