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Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 27-11-20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 23
Posted By Walt P
Joe Costello's web site is the ultimate on line...

Joe Costello's web site is the ultimate on line source pertaining to the Canadian Signals branch:

http://www.rcsigs.ca/index.php/Main_Page
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran, Lapel Badges and Challenge Coins 14-11-20, 06:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 144
Posted By Walt P
Darrell, You seem to always want to pick...

Darrell,

You seem to always want to pick pepper from fly shit. What I stated is not incorrect. Check your facts before being so blatantly critical.

"The Armour Branch originated on 13 August...
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran, Lapel Badges and Challenge Coins 14-11-20, 03:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 144
Posted By Walt P
mmokeyev, Your pin, RCAC, is as...

mmokeyev,

Your pin, RCAC, is as manufactured, and (thankfully!) did not have enamel or rhinestones incorporated into its design (which would have worn out or fell out). I'm unsure who the jeweller...
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 10-11-20, 10:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 220
Posted By Walt P
Thank you for the confirmation Roy. I was in the...

Thank you for the confirmation Roy. I was in the running for the auction, and had placed bids. I now kick myself for not bidding higher. As previously stated, the auction winner got a fantastic deal!...
Forum: General Topics 10-11-20, 09:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 176
Posted By Walt P
At the going down of the sun......we will...

At the going down of the sun......we will remember them.
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 10-11-20, 01:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 220
Posted By Walt P
Canadian Parachute Corps Plastic Cap Badge

This badge recently sold on eBay for $830 CAD. In my opinion, it looks genuine. The auction winner received a good deal! Opinions?

Walt
Forum: Infantry 07-11-20, 10:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 198
Posted By Walt P
Hello Juno 44, It would be helpful to know...

Hello Juno 44,

It would be helpful to know where you acquired this item, and from what metal it is manufactured.

As Bill stated, your badge/buckle has similarities to an 1882 insignia, as...
Forum: General Topics. 07-11-20, 03:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 418
Posted By Walt P
Thanks for your input Gents! Walt

Thanks for your input Gents!

Walt
Forum: General Topics. 06-11-20, 08:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 418
Posted By Walt P
Question Regarding the Term "Mottos"

Please enlighten me as to why the badge of the 17/21 Lancers is referred to as "mottos". Thanks,

Walt
Forum: Air Force (RCAF and CAF) 02-11-20, 11:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 95
Posted By Walt P
RCAF Honorary Colonels' Insignia

An interesting badge, worn above the name tag over the right breast pocket, by Honorary Colonels of the RCAF. Cheers,

Walt
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 31-10-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 158
Posted By Walt P
Congratulations Chris! Cheers, Walt

Congratulations Chris! Cheers,

Walt
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 19-10-20, 10:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 228
Posted By Walt P
Hello Phillip, I don't understand to what...

Hello Phillip,

I don't understand to what you are referring. I'm attempting to increase my knowledge of makers' marks/hallmarks/etc. Please clarify if you don't mind. Thanks,

Walt
Forum: Off topic 18-10-20, 11:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By Walt P
Compliments of Wikipedia: Phaleristics, from...

Compliments of Wikipedia:

Phaleristics, from the Greek mythological hero Phalerus (Greek: Φάληρος, Phaleros) via the Latin phalera ('heroics'), sometimes spelled faleristics, is an auxiliary...
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 14-10-20, 08:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,075
Posted By Walt P
Does he have any badges to offer?? :D:D

Does he have any badges to offer?? :D:D
Forum: General Topics 17-09-20, 03:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 386
Posted By Walt P
Darell, Thank you for the detailed info. You...

Darell,

Thank you for the detailed info. You stated " Pilot Officer Magee most certainly qualified for medals." Please qualify your statement. Upon researching P/O Mcgee's entitlement to awards,...
Forum: General Topics 17-09-20, 01:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 386
Posted By Walt P
Please provide proof Bill. Thanks, Walt

Please provide proof Bill.

Thanks,

Walt
Forum: General Topics 16-09-20, 11:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 386
Posted By Walt P
Hello David, Thank you for piquing my...

Hello David,

Thank you for piquing my interest regarding the service & sacrifice of P/O Magee. After much research, I've discovered that he did not qualify for any medals, given his very short...
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 30-08-20, 11:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 777
Posted By Walt P
Thanks for your posts Darrell. I didn't realise...

Thanks for your posts Darrell. I didn't realise that there are so many variations of the CAR cap badge. Looking forward to future contributions! Cheers,

Walt
Forum: New Zealand Badges 28-08-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 270
Posted By Walt P
Rob, A Google search provided the following...

Rob,

A Google search provided the following link:

https://www.jbma.com.au/

Cheers,

Walt
Forum: Off topic 27-08-20, 11:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 391
Posted By Walt P
Firstly, you must log in. Once you are, from the...

Firstly, you must log in. Once you are, from the main page tool bar, select "Quick Links", "User Control Panel", "Edit Signature".

Walt
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 20-08-20, 06:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 142
Posted By Walt P
Welcome to the forum Eagle Squadron! Regarding...

Welcome to the forum Eagle Squadron! Regarding your wants, please inform us of what era of wings you are seeking (WWI, WWII, etc). Where are you located? Cheers,

Walt
Forum: General Topics. 16-08-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 273
Posted By Walt P
Further to my previous post, and to address the...

Further to my previous post, and to address the questions & suggestions regarding fire gilt metal badges, I also recommend an ultrasonic jewellery cleaner. My Wife purchased one from Amazon several...
Forum: General Topics. 16-08-20, 06:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 273
Posted By Walt P
Terry, I use tooth paste & a tooth brush for...

Terry,

I use tooth paste & a tooth brush for a light cleaning on fire gilt, bronze and copper. For stubborn tarnishing & verdigris on brass and white metal, I use Brasso and then rinse with soap &...
Forum: Cavalry and Armoured Units 25-07-20, 05:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 449
Posted By Walt P
Please define what you mean by "like 3 other...

Please define what you mean by "like 3 other responses" :confused:. Thank you,

Walt
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 16-07-20, 08:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 551
Posted By Walt P
I would stay away from this one. From my...

I would stay away from this one. From my experience, authentic badges have a frosted silver finish on the obverse, and the reverse is stamped with the maker mark of "SCULLY LTD. MONTREAL". Cheers,
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