British & Commonwealth Military Badge Forum

Recent Books by Forum Members

   

Go Back   British & Commonwealth Military Badge Forum > Search Forums

 Other Pages: Galleries, Links etc.
Glossary  Books by Forum Members     Canadian Pre 1914    CEF    CEF Badge Inscriptions   Canadian post 1920     Canadian post 1953     British Cavalry Badges     Makers' Marks    Pipers' Badges  Canadian Cloth Titles  Books  SEARCH
 
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
Search took 0.05 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: dumdum
Forum: Other Military Topics Yesterday, 07:29 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 13,530
Posted By dumdum
There is an association called the King's Empire...

There is an association called the King's Empire Veterans who use a badge that has the initials "K.E.V."

A dear old chap, long passed now, was greeted by a young lady at a social event with the...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 05-04-21, 09:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 141
Posted By dumdum
Bonjour Didier, Grand merci pour votre...

Bonjour Didier,

Grand merci pour votre réponse.

Vous êtes trop aimable!:)

Cordialement
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 05-04-21, 06:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 141
Posted By dumdum
French medals, information appreciated

Hello everyone

I'm hoping that by posting these photos again I will get some more information.

These both turned up together so I'm picking that there is some link between them.

If anyone...
Forum: General Topics 02-04-21, 11:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 151
Posted By dumdum
Hello Keith Many thanks for all your...

Hello Keith

Many thanks for all your information and your extra effort!

"E Manktelow" is "Edith" my gran's mother. They had a very "interesting" family dynamic....

My gran was rather prone...
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 01-04-21, 11:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 233
Posted By dumdum
Seen one of these but didn't, at the time, know...

Seen one of these but didn't, at the time, know what it was. I've another badge for the MHS that is quite different. I'll post a photo at some point.

Some wit with zero interest in the hobby once...
Forum: General Topics 01-04-21, 10:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 151
Posted By dumdum
Hi Leigh Thanks for that. Yes, very similar...

Hi Leigh

Thanks for that. Yes, very similar to that worn by ?????? Manktelow. There doesn't appear to be a colour difference in the photo so any use of white would presumably show up yet red/ blue...
Forum: General Topics 01-04-21, 09:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 151
Posted By dumdum
WW1 Australian soldier

Hi all

Here is a photo of one of my paternal grandmother's brothers. The surmane is Manktelow but he could be one of at least four who served from the family. The face shape and eyes are those of...
Forum: General Topics. 01-04-21, 08:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 489
Posted By dumdum
Hi JD Man, do we suffer for our art! Oui...

Hi JD

Man, do we suffer for our art! Oui vraiment, ça me fout les boules!

Amicalement

Dumdum :)
Forum: General Topics. 01-04-21, 08:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 335
Posted By dumdum
Ah, but used by whom? George II? The period would...

Ah, but used by whom? George II? The period would be correct.....
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 31-03-21, 08:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 489
Posted By dumdum
Definitely! Or "deafineartly" if you follow...

Definitely!

Or "deafineartly" if you follow this seller's way with our "English tongue".

I must confess that this type of dross and the florid descriptions must surely be eBay's contribution...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 31-03-21, 06:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 489
Posted By dumdum
I see "Dudley" is written on it. Wonder if that's...

I see "Dudley" is written on it. Wonder if that's "Mr Dudley" of Little Britain fame......?

I always wondered what he did before he met Ting Tong from Tooting....
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 31-03-21, 06:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,210
Posted By dumdum
Well done, Mike! Better you have more of these...

Well done, Mike! Better you have more of these than the BL! Keep up the good work.:)
Forum: General Topics 31-03-21, 06:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 147
Posted By dumdum
I would also suggest placing the badges in...

I would also suggest placing the badges in boiling water, but don't let the vessel boil dry. Most lacquers are heat sensitive.

Paint stripper was also suggested but just watch it as the corrosive...
Forum: General Topics. 31-03-21, 06:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 335
Posted By dumdum
Probably a very early first edition, hence the...

Probably a very early first edition, hence the price....:p
Forum: General Topics. 30-03-21, 10:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 489
Posted By dumdum
Hi JD Yes, I see that we have "shared...

Hi JD

Yes, I see that we have "shared experiences". For me, it is the historical value of the object as opposed to what it is "worth".

That being said, buying something for 10 pounds and paying...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-03-21, 09:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 185
Posted By dumdum
I'd go with a "dig for Victory" theme. Nice badge...

I'd go with a "dig for Victory" theme. Nice badge that I've not seen before. Maker's mark to reverse?
Forum: General Topics. 30-03-21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 489
Posted By dumdum
I reluctantly agree to use GSP (this has a term...

I reluctantly agree to use GSP (this has a term that I and my friend describe in somewhat vulgar terms that I will not divulge...).

By and large, items have arrived in fairly good order but I had...
Forum: Other Military Topics 28-03-21, 09:54 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 13,530
Posted By dumdum
Hi Mike Hope all well with you. Seeing...

Hi Mike

Hope all well with you.

Seeing your line up of badges caused me to think of an organisation that crops up from time to time called The Silver Badge Party.

A bit of digging around...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 28-03-21, 10:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 342
Posted By dumdum
Hi Paddy I'll have a look for you! ...

Hi Paddy

I'll have a look for you!

Cheers!

Maybe PM me and this will remind me?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 28-03-21, 10:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 357
Posted By dumdum
Hi A really nice item. Irrespective of date,...

Hi

A really nice item. Irrespective of date, it hails from the era when fretwork was almost the "tik tok" of its age.:D

There is a great older book (1970s?) called, I think, "Popular Arts of...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 28-03-21, 12:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 174
Posted By dumdum
This takes me back to being a teen and buying one...

This takes me back to being a teen and buying one of these for a very small price. The band was black with red piping which was suggested as aviation troops. The inside of the cap was pretty grotty I...
Forum: Military Buttons 27-03-21, 09:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 210
Posted By dumdum
Isn't chocolate bad for dogs?:rolleyes:

Isn't chocolate bad for dogs?:rolleyes:
Forum: Military Buttons 26-03-21, 10:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 210
Posted By dumdum
My brother has suggested a hunting dog that has...

My brother has suggested a hunting dog that has just found some rabbit droppings and is now looking for the rabbit....:p
Forum: The Home Front 26-03-21, 10:06 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 6,149
Posted By dumdum
Hi Tim Hope all well with you. When I see...

Hi Tim

Hope all well with you. When I see the 1915 renumbered badges, the renumbering is usually on the horseshoe fitting. My guess is that it would be virtually impossible to erase a number...
Forum: The Home Front 26-03-21, 10:00 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 6,149
Posted By dumdum
Oh yes, the old letter = trade classification...

Oh yes, the old letter = trade classification debate. Can't see how this could possibly have worked....

Maybe one day we'll know more!
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT. The time now is 12:06 PM.


Powered by: vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.