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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-06-20, 08:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 192
Posted By btns
I have this one listed as ZAR Artillery.

I have this one listed as ZAR Artillery.
Forum: Army 04-06-20, 03:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 68
Posted By btns
Thank you Milmed, This link leads to a page...

Thank you Milmed,

This link leads to a page with an interesting PDF.
https://www.ajol.info//index.php/smsajms/article/view/89557
There were 4 Dutch army observers, all officers.
The article...
Forum: Army 04-06-20, 10:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 68
Posted By btns
Boer artillery button?

Hi,
This question in the mystery section remains unanswered.
https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=79031&highlight=boer

Were there Boer artillery units equipped with...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-06-20, 07:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 192
Posted By btns
It is an Other Ranks Artillery button made for...

It is an Other Ranks Artillery button made for the Dutch Army.
They were used 1860s - 1910s.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-06-20, 09:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 192
Posted By btns
Does it have a slightly hollow back? Its size...

Does it have a slightly hollow back?
Its size is 20 mm?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-05-20, 05:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 144
Posted By btns
Dear Tim, Thank you for finding the tread. ...

Dear Tim,
Thank you for finding the tread.
The manufacturer Charles Pitt closed down in the mid 1970s, long before you joined the Intelligence Corps. They also produced the proper Intelligence...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-05-20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 144
Posted By btns
This button has been discussed. I think it was...

This button has been discussed. I think it was agreed as an Intelligence Corps manufacturer's variation.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 24-05-20, 05:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 453
Posted By btns
As a button collector I get the odd badge now and...

As a button collector I get the odd badge now and then. The forum has helped me to ID them and my intention has always been to put them up for sale on this forum.
As I have no clue on their prices...
Forum: Military Buttons 15-05-20, 09:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 124
Posted By btns
The design is of the Order of the Black Eagle and...

The design is of the Order of the Black Eagle and it has been listed by sellers as a Prussian court servant's button.
It has been reproduced for the fashion industry. Your button is genuine.
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 15-05-20, 08:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 112
Posted By btns
The letters in the centre are V.R. for Victoria...

The letters in the centre are V.R. for Victoria Regina.
The club also had buttons without the band and text.
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 15-05-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 112
Posted By btns
Royal Natal Yacht Club button

Dear Mike,
Thank you very much. Royal Natal Yacht Club it is.
The hammond-turner website shows the button of the Royal Northern Yacht Club and its wreath of thistles, not the Royal Navy Yacht...
Forum: Navy 15-05-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 97
Posted By btns
Royal Natal Yacht Club

Dear Mike,
Thank you very much. Royal Natal Yacht Club it is.
The hammond-turner website shows the button of the Royal Northern Yacht Club and its wreath of thistles, not the Royal Navy Yacht...
Forum: Navy 15-05-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 97
Posted By btns
RNYC - Royal Natal Yacht Club

Hi,
I have put a button question in the Royal Navy section:
https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?p=509729#post509729

Is it Royal Natal Yacht Club or Royal Navy Yacht Club?
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 15-05-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 112
Posted By btns
RNYC - Royal ... Yacht Club button

This button has been given two names:
Royal Navy Yacht Club and Royal Natal Yacht Club

Can anyone tell me which name is the right one?
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 05-05-20, 06:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,704
Posted By btns
fixed the link

fixed the link
Forum: Military Buttons 05-05-20, 06:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 142
Posted By btns
I think it is a livery button. ...

I think it is a livery button.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Duke_of_Wellington_(title)
Forum: Other Militaria 05-05-20, 06:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 227
Posted By btns
1st row, 3rd fashion button 2nd row, 1st...

1st row, 3rd fashion button
2nd row, 1st Norwegian Army
2nd row, 2nd Belgian Army, WWI
3rd row, last coat of arms of Schleswig Holstein
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 04-05-20, 07:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,704
Posted By btns
video of this part of the show: ...

video of this part of the show:
https://www.express.co.uk/showbiz/tv-radio/1276123/antique-roadshow-world-war-one-sas-medals-valuation-Fiona-bruce-bbc-video

fixed the link
Forum: General Topics. 04-05-20, 03:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 437
Posted By btns
It was valued far too low at GBP 2,000.

It was valued far too low at GBP 2,000.
Forum: General Topics. 03-05-20, 07:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 437
Posted By btns
It was in the Button Queen shop in London for...

It was in the Button Queen shop in London for many years, high up on the wall with very dirty glass. Firmin wanted it back, but they refused to sell over and over again.
I was happy to see it's...
Forum: General Topics 20-04-20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 219
Posted By btns
It was quite a popular design: ...

It was quite a popular design:
https://www.ebay.fr/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=m570.l1313&_nkw=cendrier+feuilles+de+vigne&_sacat=0

one nice example: ...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-04-20, 08:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 146
Posted By btns
It is Chile, it may be army. As you are using...

It is Chile, it may be army.
As you are using an external link to display the image, I have added it to my reply.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 02-04-20, 09:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 119
Posted By btns
Steel works supplying blank dies to badge and...

Steel works supplying blank dies to badge and button makers put their names on them.
Forum: Other Militaria 30-03-20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 129
Posted By btns
portuguese military heraldry

I was looking for portuguese military badges and found this book:
https://issuu.com/lesclefsdorportugal/docs/armorial-militar-portugues
Forum: Military Buttons 13-03-20, 09:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 190
Posted By btns
The back dates the button 1815-1825. This was...

The back dates the button 1815-1825.
This was a period of unrest in Portugal.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Portugal#Constitutional_monarchy
...
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