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Forum: New Member Introduction Zone Today, 04:47 AM
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Posted By Home Guard
Is that a watch fob sticking through his 2nd...

Is that a watch fob sticking through his 2nd buttonhole?

Terry
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-09-21, 01:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,431
Posted By Home Guard
Not the expert, but it looks cast and hand made...

Not the expert, but it looks cast and hand made to me so maybe a one of a kind copy of some badge. Maybe the British Army Air Corps?

Terry
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 22-09-21, 08:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 203
Posted By Home Guard
Excellent! I hate to see history lost or...

Excellent! I hate to see history lost or destroyed. One reason I think most, if not all of us collect stuff.

Terry
Forum: Off topic 22-09-21, 01:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 396
Posted By Home Guard
When in London I usually hit. The Sherlock Holmes...

When in London I usually hit. The Sherlock Holmes Pub near Trafalgar Square, which was also near our hotel. Met some very nice people there too!

Terryas t
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 21-09-21, 07:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 574
Posted By Home Guard
Seems he is quite proud of his wares too!!! ...

Seems he is quite proud of his wares too!!!

Terry
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 21-09-21, 02:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,316
Posted By Home Guard
I'm no expert or even a novice on SAS pieces, but...

I'm no expert or even a novice on SAS pieces, but as has been stated, the most glaring alarm to me is how new all of the insignia look. I would expect some wear to be apparent on them. Bet who ever...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-09-21, 06:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 216
Posted By Home Guard
Gentlemen, Thank you all for the excellent info! ...

Gentlemen, Thank you all for the excellent info!

Mike, I especially love knowing about the first female band member!!! Believe I will print that picture and look at some way of framing it.
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Forum: Off topic 19-09-21, 06:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 396
Posted By Home Guard
Looks awesome!!! Terry

Looks awesome!!!

Terry
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-09-21, 03:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 216
Posted By Home Guard
Prototype or Blazer badge

I picked this up, and at the time thought it might be a beret badge. Obviously upon receipt it's way to big for that, being 80 MM x 68 MM. So, I then figured it was a blazer badge....until I was...
Forum: General Topics. 19-09-21, 03:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 243
Posted By Home Guard
Time for Another Batch Shipment!!!

Talk about Christmas coming early!!!! I received another batch shipment from my UK friend today and I was especially anxious for it to arrive and not get lost! For the simple reason, that it has so...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 19-09-21, 02:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 340
Posted By Home Guard
It does look pretty shabby!!! Terry

It does look pretty shabby!!!

Terry
Forum: Headdress 19-09-21, 02:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 710
Posted By Home Guard
I have the tin for my 1880's 11th Hussar busby,...

I have the tin for my 1880's 11th Hussar busby, so I'll have to have a look at it. This is a very interesting thread!

Terry
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 18-09-21, 02:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 293
Posted By Home Guard
Would they have been connected to the NAAFI in...

Would they have been connected to the NAAFI in any way?

Terry
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 17-09-21, 10:37 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 9,967
Posted By Home Guard
Hi Barry, and thank you for the info re the NAPS...

Hi Barry, and thank you for the info re the NAPS title. Being HG related would be something I'd want but if there were only 570 members then I am sure its a tough one to fins and not a cheap one!
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Forum: Army 17-09-21, 04:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 148
Posted By Home Guard
Very nice, and beautifully displayed! Terry

Very nice, and beautifully displayed!

Terry
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 17-09-21, 04:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 168
Posted By Home Guard
The winged propeller is a WW2 era USAAF...

The winged propeller is a WW2 era USAAF sweetheart pin. The basic winged propeller with out the ribbon on it was the collar insignia for officers, and worn on the lapels of the uniform tunic.

Terry
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 17-09-21, 01:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 784
Posted By Home Guard
Luke, you continue to amaze me with your...

Luke, you continue to amaze me with your knowledge and at catching such details. Have to hope you've been at this a very long time to have learned it all!

Terry
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 17-09-21, 01:45 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 9,967
Posted By Home Guard
Talking Finally I see a job I can do very well in the...

Finally I see a job I can do very well in the military. How do you sign up for NAPS? I am guessing that stands for Not Awake, Please Silence!!! Yep, lots of training and experience in naps!!!! :D
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Forum: Army 15-09-21, 10:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 172
Posted By Home Guard
More GREAT eye-candy!!! Terry

More GREAT eye-candy!!!

Terry
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 15-09-21, 10:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 195
Posted By Home Guard
Thanks CB! I am hesitant to show the badges I am...

Thanks CB! I am hesitant to show the badges I am considering as both are from good dealers. I could probably return them if need be, but hate to go through the hassle since I am in the US and have...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-09-21, 07:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 424
Posted By Home Guard
Still seems to be a QA beret, The teardrop on...

Still seems to be a QA beret, The teardrop on mine does look a darker red in less direct light.

Mine has a diamond and is made by Compton Webb.
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Forum: Army 15-09-21, 03:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 337
Posted By Home Guard
Very nice and impressive. Very nicely displayed...

Very nice and impressive. Very nicely displayed as well!

Terry
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-09-21, 03:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 424
Posted By Home Guard
Here's my QA beret with tear drop backing. You...

Here's my QA beret with tear drop backing. You can see the backing is a brighter red/scarlet. The backing on yours does look like RAMC in the picture on my PC.
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Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 15-09-21, 04:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 195
Posted By Home Guard
Hampshire Yeomanry Carabiners

I am looking at and considering several of these cap badges, and am wondering if there is a way to tell a good one from a bad one? I am looking at the all brass one for the battalion that served in...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 14-09-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 194
Posted By Home Guard
Hi Jerry, My very sincere thanks for trying....

Hi Jerry,

My very sincere thanks for trying. I'll add that 5th badge to my search criteria and let you know if I find one.

At present I am only interested in the first 3, and have the first...
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