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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-07-19, 09:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 123
Posted By Sonofacqms
Smile B/B Cameronians

Agreed with the above, a lovely badge not that common.

Rob
Forum: Indian Badges 13-07-19, 08:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 88
Posted By Sonofacqms
Smile Calcutta Light Horse

Many thanks for putting this little beauty up for inspection, lovely item.

Rob
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 07-07-19, 04:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 140
Posted By Sonofacqms
Smile 1st Essex Artillery Volunteers

An absolute cracker of a badge, I have one and it's a favourite of mine, but I'm biased as I'm from Essex, great find . . !

Rob
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 05-07-19, 01:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 222
Posted By Sonofacqms
Cool 50% off!!!!!

King's crown 40mm wide x 42mm deep 4.00

ARP beret badge 5.00

Prices include UK postage, payment by paypal friends and family.

PM me if interested.

Rob
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 04-07-19, 03:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 222
Posted By Sonofacqms
Cool Reductions

King's crown 40mm wide x 42mm deep 5.00

ARP beret badge 8.00

Prices include UK postage, payment by paypal friends and family.

PM me if interested.

Rob
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 03-07-19, 08:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 222
Posted By Sonofacqms
Smile A couple of spares

A couple of spares, a large chromed King's crown which I presume is Police and an ARP beret badge, this is nickel and not hallmarked silver.

King's crown 40mm wide x 42mm deep 6.00

ARP beret...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 03-07-19, 08:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 120
Posted By Sonofacqms
Cool Victorian Household Cavalry?

I have an identical piece of horse furniture but unfortunately some poor soul cut the strap off and substituted it for two tacks and a piece of string which has spoilt the item IMO.

Rob
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 02-07-19, 01:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 275
Posted By Sonofacqms
Smile Commando Signals

Leigh, I think the man in post 7 fits the bill, I believe he wrote or was going to write a book on radios used by SF.

Many thanks Rob
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 02-07-19, 09:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 275
Posted By Sonofacqms
Commando Signals

Many thanks chaps for your information, I will dig further . . !

Rob
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 02-07-19, 08:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 275
Posted By Sonofacqms
Question Commando Signals

Could anyone help me with my search for further information on Alex Austen who served in Commando Signals during WWII.

I believe he was a regular soldier who served in the Royal Signals before the...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 01-07-19, 09:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 360
Posted By Sonofacqms
Kings Own (Lancaster)

Kings Own (Lancaster) ON HOLD

Rob
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 28-06-19, 06:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 509
Posted By Sonofacqms
Talking Grandads loft

I'm surprised the ceiling timbers have not collapsed, Grandad must have re-enforced it with RSJ's . . !

Rob
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 27-06-19, 08:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 152
Posted By Sonofacqms
Smile More spares

A couple of OSD's spare, as usual prices include UK postage, payment by paypal friends and family please.

Two Beds and Herts OSD collar badges, both left hand versions LH one by J.R.Gaunt London...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 25-06-19, 12:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 339
Posted By Sonofacqms
Cool Lincolnshire Yeomanry,

Could your bronze Lincolnshire Yeomanry possibly be an officers collar badge?

Rob
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 24-06-19, 07:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 248
Posted By Sonofacqms
Smile Reduction!!!

11th Hussars now 10.00

Border OSD collar ON HOLD

Good spacefillers . . !

Rob
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-06-19, 07:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 281
Posted By Sonofacqms
Cool Horse furniture

I think this is a general pattern from the Victorian era by the cypher, probably worn by the Household Cavalry.

Rob
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 23-06-19, 06:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 346
Posted By Sonofacqms
Smile RND thread

Alex, thanks for finding that thread, I had completely forgotten it, old age I guess or alcohol . . !

Rob
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 23-06-19, 11:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 346
Posted By Sonofacqms
Cool RND

My other Hawke badge was bought for a very small amount as it had one loop missing, the loops as you can see are the flat type which I think were used by a maker during the Great War, I have seen...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 22-06-19, 06:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 248
Posted By Sonofacqms
Smile Two spares

I have a full size OSD collar badge to the Border Regt, both loops replaced 12.00

I also have an 11th Hussars cap badge spare, the slider has been re-affixed 12.00

Prices include UK postage,...
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 22-06-19, 08:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 102
Posted By Sonofacqms
Smile Welcome

Welcome to the forum, any photographs of your Great Grandfather would be a good help in establishing his service along with any other information such as name and number.
Rob
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 10-06-19, 08:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 169
Posted By Sonofacqms
Cool HMS Excellent

Thanks chaps for the replies, I was under the impression as someone told me years ago it was possibly worn by a gun team for a competition, however, as Simon has pointed me in the direction of two...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 10-06-19, 05:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 169
Posted By Sonofacqms
Question HMS Excellent

I have been told that HMS Excellent was the gunnery school on Whale Island, this badge has loops North and South and measures 42mm wide x 38mm deep.

Does anyone have any further information as to...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-06-19, 01:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 330
Posted By Sonofacqms
Question Cloth badge

Royal Military School of Music?

Rob
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 09-06-19, 11:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 194
Posted By Sonofacqms
Cool RA sand cast badge

John,
Looking at your Grandfathers medals which are a lovely group I notice he had an African Star which means he could well have worn a sandcast cap badge during his service.
Rob
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 08-06-19, 08:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 242
Posted By Sonofacqms
Cool Spacefillers

All now off to new owners.

Rob
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