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Forum: General Topics. 06-02-20, 11:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 457
Posted By Staffsyeoman
Hear, hear! :D

Hear, hear! :D
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 04-02-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 202
Posted By Staffsyeoman
Yeah, as a member of the extended Royal Warwicks...

Yeah, as a member of the extended Royal Warwicks family I'd give Bobby a home too. Not fake, just crudely repaired.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-01-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 129
Posted By Staffsyeoman
I think this is a 1970s reproduction of a...

I think this is a 1970s reproduction of a Worcestershire Regiment pouch badge as suggested. There were lots of them around at one point and I suspect this one has been artificially aged.
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 20-01-20, 08:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 269
Posted By Staffsyeoman
Rather than the Sandeman Port man, I'd rather...

Rather than the Sandeman Port man, I'd rather suggest "cloak and dagger".
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 16-01-20, 10:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 110
Posted By Staffsyeoman
They are still in production (licensed from the...

They are still in production (licensed from the MOD) for the collectors' market - as is the OR anodised cap badge (you can pick one up for 5-6 online, but they are popping up in auction catalogues...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 15-01-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 322
Posted By Staffsyeoman
The top one is a common fake originating from the...

The top one is a common fake originating from the sub-continent, with the horrible, thin embroidery. The modern Commando also exists in subdued patterns in black on sand and black on olive - anyone...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 12-01-20, 12:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 143
Posted By Staffsyeoman
Yes please; PM me the details and I'll have them.

Yes please; PM me the details and I'll have them.
Forum: General Topics. 12-01-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 833
Posted By Staffsyeoman
Has Taff Gillingham and his crew been involved? ...

Has Taff Gillingham and his crew been involved? Bears their hallmarks of getting it right. If film makers make an effort to make actors move like soldiers, and pretty much look right, good (You...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 06-01-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,143
Posted By Staffsyeoman
I'll stick with my initial assessment. The ATS...

I'll stick with my initial assessment. The ATS OCA title has some quality in the embroidery of the lettering, whereas the one shown has weak, almost single thread lettering.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-12-19, 11:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 153
Posted By Staffsyeoman
22nd Beach Group/Beach Brigade. Often declared...

22nd Beach Group/Beach Brigade. Often declared to be for D-Day but actually formed for potential invasion of Japan. The IWM says the badge was chosen as it was stripped of its flight of Air...
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 17-11-19, 11:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 418
Posted By Staffsyeoman
I couldn't find - please send link. The local...

I couldn't find - please send link. The local cadets don't wear RMLY badges, understandable, given its disbandment.
Forum: Formation and Tasking Signs 13-11-19, 06:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 359
Posted By Staffsyeoman
For my money, the printed Chateauguy and PEI...

For my money, the printed Chateauguy and PEI Light Infantry are modern duds. You will receive opinions on the Parachute titles, I'm sure... and I know someone who would love the Royal Montreal (he...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-11-19, 11:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 327
Posted By Staffsyeoman
The badge next to the Soviet one is a modern...

The badge next to the Soviet one is a modern reproduction of the printed 78th Infantry Division ("The Battleaxe Division") badge - WW2 British.
Forum: General Topics 01-11-19, 11:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 544
Posted By Staffsyeoman
Yes, I'd be interested in one as well, if you are...

Yes, I'd be interested in one as well, if you are prepared to ship to the UK...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 22-10-19, 08:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 276
Posted By Staffsyeoman
Could be a tour rotation badge - Op Warden 4?

Could be a tour rotation badge - Op Warden 4?
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 09-10-19, 03:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 409
Posted By Staffsyeoman
Looks like one of the sub-continental dud badges...

Looks like one of the sub-continental dud badges from India or Pakistan.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 21-09-19, 11:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 472
Posted By Staffsyeoman
Or me...

Or me...
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 27-08-19, 01:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 653
Posted By Staffsyeoman
A very odd group for Canadian Airborne? ...

A very odd group for Canadian Airborne?

1939-45 Star
Canadian Volunteer Service Medal with Overseas clasp
War Medal 1939-45 - presumably Canadian issue
India War Service Medal 1939-45...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 21-08-19, 09:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 891
Posted By Staffsyeoman
I won't go into detail but when I was still...

I won't go into detail but when I was still working in government my connections knew of my hobby and would occasionally pass me badges. The most bizarre one was a joint service unit overseas which...
Forum: Headdress 16-08-19, 10:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 736
Posted By Staffsyeoman
I started laughing, then I started crying. ...

I started laughing, then I started crying.

Like the episode of The Professionals repeated recently where Michael Culver played a Lt Col of the RTR with a scheme to release nerve agent in London...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 16-08-19, 10:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 400
Posted By Staffsyeoman
I was in the Queen's Own Mercian Yeomanry; not to...

I was in the Queen's Own Mercian Yeomanry; not to add, but confirm:

Regimental Cap Badge of the standard pattern (Gaunt and Firmin) ;
Squadrons wore individual collar badges, reflecting...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 23-06-19, 10:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 303
Posted By Staffsyeoman
50s/60s? same pattern Kangol I was wearing (not...

50s/60s? same pattern Kangol I was wearing (not an airborne one) in the 80s. With a staybrite badge it would be street legal. Hope no poor fool and his money are separated by this.
Forum: Off topic 20-06-19, 07:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 303
Posted By Staffsyeoman
My guess would be church, nursing or school - not...

My guess would be church, nursing or school - not military, as you surmise.
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 19-06-19, 10:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,715
Posted By Staffsyeoman
Ohh, just bogof... :D Great thread.

Ohh, just bogof... :D Great thread.
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 08-06-19, 06:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 318
Posted By Staffsyeoman
The padre of South East London Army Cadet Force -...

The padre of South East London Army Cadet Force - "Percy The Para Padre" wore a beret of similar construction in a similar state in the 1980s. Mind you, he still wore the Denison he said he was...
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