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Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted Yesterday, 02:07 AM
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Posted By dragon166
Nobody else??? Dave

Nobody else???
Dave
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 22-11-20, 04:39 PM
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Views: 255
Posted By dragon166
Thanks Bill will email you. Dave

Thanks Bill will email you.
Dave
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 21-11-20, 05:01 PM
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Views: 255
Posted By dragon166
WANTED TRFs

Does anyone have any of the badges shown in the attachment that they would like to sell??
Dave
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 21-11-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 101
Posted By dragon166
Belgian Red Cross Decoration 1940-1945 Bronze...

Belgian Red Cross Decoration 1940-1945
Bronze decoration in the form of a Greek (Geneva) cross within a crowned palm wreath; the face with the lateral arms of the cross dated ‘1940 • 1945’; the...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 19-11-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 99
Posted By dragon166
Can't see any rank on the disc. The only mistake...

Can't see any rank on the disc. The only mistake is the apostrophe in the wrong place for the standard designation OFFR standing for "Officer". O'FFR instead of OFF'R.
Dave
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 17-11-20, 04:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 198
Posted By dragon166
Thanks Phil, I had searched all of those, but...

Thanks Phil, I had searched all of those, but this is definitely a British badge and the tines are different to the items you mentioned.
Thanks to gey-green-accorn and Bobanodised for the idents and...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 17-11-20, 04:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 115
Posted By dragon166
Perfectly good second pattern badge with...

Perfectly good second pattern badge with replaceable blades.
Dave
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 16-11-20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 198
Posted By dragon166
The source of the info said it was for 2503 Sqn. ...

The source of the info said it was for 2503 Sqn. The badge for them is the Lincoln Imp on crossed rifles so this led to my question. Someone must know?
Dave
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 16-11-20, 12:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 198
Posted By dragon166
Unidentified TRFs - Possibly RAF

Have received info re these TRFs as being RAF. As I have never seen them before can anyone offer the identities?
Dave
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 13-11-20, 12:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 379
Posted By dragon166
The badges indicate he ws a member of the Machine...

The badges indicate he ws a member of the Machine Gun Corps. The two chevrons (Overseas service stripes) on his right sleeve would suggest the picture was taken after 1918. The chevrons on the left...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-11-20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 151
Posted By dragon166
Here it is Jon Dave

Here it is Jon
Dave
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-11-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 117
Posted By dragon166
These are old style Master Sergeant rank badges...

These are old style Master Sergeant rank badges for the US Air Force. The newer badges only have two stripes under the star and one chevron above.
Dave
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 10-11-20, 08:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By dragon166
As Craig says above, Here is a pic for you to see...

As Craig says above, Here is a pic for you to see how it was worn.
Dave
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-11-20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 180
Posted By dragon166
Try this link - it may help; ...

Try this link - it may help;
http://users.skynet.be/Belgian.militaria/resumeinsigniaindex.htm
Dave
Forum: Other Military Topics 04-11-20, 06:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 182
Posted By dragon166
Here are the Hong Kong ribbons, some real some...

Here are the Hong Kong ribbons, some real some facsimiles, details taken from various old descriptions. The colour of the watchman ribbons was described as red/brown. As you know these medals and...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-11-20, 01:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 170
Posted By dragon166
These are collar badges for the SNCO patrol...

These are collar badges for the SNCO patrol dress, which was also worn as a mess dress. They were also worn by the Malaysian RAF Regiment buglers/trumpeters. See the attachment. Would be interested...
Forum: Formation Signs and Unit Colour Patches 03-11-20, 12:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 383
Posted By dragon166
There was also a RAF version in use from 1918 -...

There was also a RAF version in use from 1918 - 1924
Dave
Forum: Other Military Topics 02-11-20, 07:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 182
Posted By dragon166
What medal do you actually want the ribbon for? ...

What medal do you actually want the ribbon for?
Dave
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 01-11-20, 10:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 139
Posted By dragon166
This eagle is a fairly common variant of the...

This eagle is a fairly common variant of the officers economy FS cap badge. The backplate on yours appears to have had the upper portion, where the crown would attach, removed leaving just a small...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 31-10-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 525
Posted By dragon166
Thanks for the additional photos. The lugs look...

Thanks for the additional photos. The lugs look OK but what concerns me is that the badge appears to be in unissued condition, so why is there brass polish residue on the back?
Dave
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 30-10-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 525
Posted By dragon166
I personally think this is a modern repro, due to...

I personally think this is a modern repro, due to it's condition, the poor piercing of the crown and the "F" slightly encroaching on the crown. It would be good to see the lug attachment point? I...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 30-10-20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 194
Posted By dragon166
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 28-10-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 210
Posted By dragon166
Paul are you sure that the second badges is not...

Paul are you sure that the second badges is not the DoE award, old pattern. The badges you referred to are the new vesrions which are small. The older ones were much bigger and did not have the...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 23-10-20, 10:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 288
Posted By dragon166
The Navy air arm didn't have any indications of...

The Navy air arm didn't have any indications of flying until 1914/1915, when the arm eagle was introduced. They didn't get a pilot badge until circa 1925. Your badge is nothing like any of the...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 19-10-20, 10:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 192
Posted By dragon166
Agreed all total fakes, however well presented...

Agreed all total fakes, however well presented they may be.
Dave
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