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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Today, 11:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 92
Posted By Sonofacqms
Question Two titles

Can anyone ID the two titles?

WWGC I think is .? .? . ?. WAR GRAVES COMMISSION

BCS is probably a bus company

All help appreciated

Rob
Forum: General Topics. Today, 10:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 167
Posted By Sonofacqms
Suffolk Regt

The Suffolk Regiment had a red insert behind the castle.

KRRC had also a red backing.

Rob
Forum: Other Military Topics Yesterday, 09:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 203
Posted By Sonofacqms
Smile An addition to the family

Peter,

I suppose you've got to add an Irish Guards set of badges to the family display.

Rob
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted Yesterday, 07:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 62
Posted By Sonofacqms
Smile Catalogue of Silk postcards book

Before Christmas I put a thread up to say that I may be able to sell the "Catalogue of Silk postcards book" by John Westland.

Due to the pandemic and general lockdown I stopped sending these books...
Forum: Other Military Topics Yesterday, 06:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 203
Posted By Sonofacqms
Family connections

Peter,

The truth is often stranger than fiction, did you Father ever claim his medals?

Very interesting Rob
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 24-10-20, 07:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 121
Posted By Sonofacqms
Royal Australian Engineers cap badge

OK now reduced to 5.00

Rob
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-10-20, 08:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 184
Posted By Sonofacqms
Cool Armourer

Hammer and pinchers are a British army Armourers qualification badge.

Rob
Forum: Military Buttons 23-10-20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 178
Posted By Sonofacqms
See here

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=81104

Rob
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 22-10-20, 08:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 121
Posted By Sonofacqms
Smile Royal Australian Engineers

Spare Royal Australian Engineers cap badge Queens crown bi-metal, loops replaced with some service wear 6.00

Beds and Herts LH OSD collar badge by JR Gaunt of London SOLD

Prices include UK...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 21-10-20, 11:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 116
Posted By Sonofacqms
Cool Chaplain Douglas Daniel Dibble

He is wearing an RAF Chaplains collar badge on his lapel, strange as he is associated with Chatham dockyard.

Rob
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 19-10-20, 10:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 156
Posted By Sonofacqms
Smile CB , I am sure you well may be correct. Rob

CB , I am sure you well may be correct.

Rob
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-10-20, 10:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 472
Posted By Sonofacqms
Question Confusion!

This thread started with a pouch badge and ended up with a collar badge, admittedly they both pertain to the Glosters, what do we reply to?

Rob
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 19-10-20, 10:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 161
Posted By Sonofacqms
Talking No returns accepted!!!!

I think this should have said it all, however, as I said to a friend tonight "There seems to be a lot of people with a vast disposable income around at present".

Rob
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 19-10-20, 10:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 156
Posted By Sonofacqms
Blackened badges

What took place 100+ years ago will be speculated long after us forum members have long gone.

Did a 4th Btn man lose his cap badge and got a bi-metal badge and blacken it?

Was it blackened for...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 18-10-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 470
Posted By Sonofacqms
Middlesex Regiment 7th/8th/9th Bn. OSD badge

It doesn't look like an OSD finish to me, the bottom scroll looks poorly attached.

Rob
Forum: The Home Front 17-10-20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 130
Posted By Sonofacqms
Smile VAD

Terry,
A very interesting photo, the nurse in the front row who has corporals stripes has four medals, one looks like a Mons or 1914-15 star with the others possibly French or Belgian medals, these...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 16-10-20, 05:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 344
Posted By Sonofacqms
Cambridgeshire badge?

Andrew,
This is a badge I have tried to research for over thirty years, I have one which I bought from Bosleys a few years ago, but it has screw posts which points to a pouch badge, but some I have...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 14-10-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 344
Posted By Sonofacqms
Cool LAA Regiment RA

Great photo Leigh, nothing like a photo to explain the wearing of badges.

Rob
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 14-10-20, 07:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 344
Posted By Sonofacqms
Smile LAA Regiment RA

I am not sure as to whether they wore RA cap badges, if they did then the all white metal badge was short lived.

Rob
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 13-10-20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 344
Posted By Sonofacqms
Question White metal Cambridgeshire cap badge

This badge is one that puzzles me, mentioned in K&K Volume 2 (Fig.1817) and sealed 24 October 1952. Exactly the same as the normal bi-metal cap badge except it is all white metal, why was it...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 12-10-20, 07:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 822
Posted By Sonofacqms
Cool The motto is . . !

Well, for all the comments I think 27 people were watching, 8 bids and this piece of fantasy made 38.00.

If only I could build up a following like he's got, we'd be millionaires:D:D:D:D

Rob
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 12-10-20, 07:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 117
Posted By Sonofacqms
Smile Cambridgeshire Regt, CURV, and OTC spares

I have added some Cambridgeshire Regt, CURV, and OTC badges to my spares album, some are scarce and although I live near the city they are seldom if ever seen locally.

If you have anything to...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 09-10-20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 181
Posted By Sonofacqms
Model soldiers

I have a lot more of these soldiers which I am disposing, very good condition ranging from elizabethan era to 1970's.

Looking for offers . . !

Rob
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 09-10-20, 11:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 228
Posted By Sonofacqms
Cool Cameronian Smasher Hat Badge

I am not sure whether the Cameronians wore a smasher hat, the Victorian issue was in blackened brass but it was not of this pattern, maybe the Scottish collectors will know more.

Rob
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 08-10-20, 05:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 181
Posted By Sonofacqms
Smile WWII era soldiers

Another of my collecting spheres is model military figures, these are all based on the WWII era apart from the Native officer of the 30th Punjabis which is 1930's.

Made by Franklin mint they are...
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