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Forum: General Topics 28-03-14, 10:39 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By ledfut
Hi Clive. Email sent.

Hi Clive. Email sent.
Forum: Infantry 28-01-14, 02:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,692
Posted By ledfut
8th Battalion CEF bi-metal badge worn by OR's

I have been doing a bit of my own "research" on this topic.

Almost every time I see one of these bi-metal 8th Bn badges up for sale, it is listed as an officer's badge. However, abundant...
Forum: Cavalry and Armoured Units 19-07-13, 07:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 842
Posted By ledfut
Fort Garry Horse shoulder title

Just finishing up a vacation to Belgium & France and found some time to visit a couple of militaria shops this afternoon in Paris. Lots of great items, but quite pricey. One vendor did have a nice...
Forum: Infantry 25-05-13, 12:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,286
Posted By ledfut
Here are some pics of a couple of other officer's...

Here are some pics of a couple of other officer's caps my collection:

1. WW2 Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry Highlanders balmoral with sterling silver officer's badge.
...
Forum: Infantry 24-05-13, 11:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,286
Posted By ledfut
PPCLI officer's cap and badge

Thought I would post a few pictures of my latest acquisition:
...
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 04-01-12, 11:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 905
Posted By ledfut
Thanks for the info! I will keep my eyes open...

Thanks for the info! I will keep my eyes open for either of the general service badges (34-4 or 34-5).

Craig
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 03-01-12, 02:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 905
Posted By ledfut
26 Coy CFC CEF cap badge?

My wife's great grandfather served in 26 Company, Canadian Forestry Corps during WWI. I would like to put together a small display to commemorate his service, including some appropriate badges. Can...
Forum: Infantry 19-11-11, 04:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,003
Posted By ledfut
The larger badge on the right shows the correct...

The larger badge on the right shows the correct orientation of the tartan backing as worn by the Seaforth Highlanders of Canada and also by the Pictou Highlanders.

Perhaps the smaller badge on...
Forum: Off topic 14-09-11, 10:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,177
Posted By ledfut
I had pretty much the exact same experience with...

I had pretty much the exact same experience with them. I guess they did not really need my business...
Forum: General Topics. 23-08-11, 09:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,304
Posted By ledfut
Appendix III of the book "Dressed to Kill" by...

Appendix III of the book "Dressed to Kill" by Michael Dorosh has a nice chart detailing which pattern of Glengarry (which colour dicing, toorie, etc.) was worn by each of the highland regiments in...
Forum: General Topics 17-08-11, 01:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,419
Posted By ledfut
I display my cloth insignia (together with the...

I display my cloth insignia (together with the corresponding badges) in mini shadowbox frames I found at Michael's. For the backing material, I cut out pieces from an old torn pair of BD trousers. ...
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 11-08-11, 04:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,514
Posted By ledfut
Sorry, I am unable to answer your question...

Sorry, I am unable to answer your question regarding whether or not the CWM still buys artifacts.

However, I did find the PDF file linked very interesting.

According to the article, no maroon...
Forum: Infantry 11-08-11, 02:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,157
Posted By ledfut
Tartan swatch identification...

Hi.

I have attached a picture of a tartan swatch that I am unfamiliar with. Just wondering if somebody might be able to help identify the tartan so that I can figure out which Regiment(s) it...
Forum: Infantry 02-08-11, 11:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,466
Posted By ledfut
What is the going rate for a sterling WW2 SDR...

What is the going rate for a sterling WW2 SDR officer's cap badge these days (and how hard are they to find)?

The reason I ask - I just picked up a beautiful WW2 era officer's SDG balmoral cap...
Forum: Infantry 09-02-11, 12:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,862
Posted By ledfut
Post deleted. Found the information I was...

Post deleted. Found the information I was looking for.
Forum: Air Force (RCAF and CAF) 04-02-11, 02:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,459
Posted By ledfut
Another posssible explanation...

I have another possible theory (backing up my idea that the non-serif titles are possibly British). I have seen a number of different nationality titles worn on the RAF tunics - POLAND, ARGENTINA,...
Forum: Air Force (RCAF and CAF) 31-01-11, 05:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,459
Posted By ledfut
Unfortunately I don't have a picture of the back...

Unfortunately I don't have a picture of the back of the title. I just found the picture of the non-serif title on the web (on a site showing WW2 RCAF insignia). The BD with the non-serif Canada...
Forum: Air Force (RCAF and CAF) 31-01-11, 01:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,459
Posted By ledfut
RCAF BD shoulder title question

I came across a wartime dated RCAF battledress blouse recently. On the BD, I noticed that the CANADA shoulder titles were slightly different from what I have usually seen. On almost all of the...
Forum: Infantry 26-01-11, 01:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,112
Posted By ledfut
Pictou Highlanders tartan backing...

Just wondering if anyone can tell me the proper orientation of the Mackenzie tartan backing as worn behind the Pictou Highlanders badge on the balmoral / tam o'shanter. Did they wear it the same way...
Forum: Infantry 14-01-11, 12:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,246
Posted By ledfut
Yes, there was a lug at the base of the scroll,...

Yes, there was a lug at the base of the scroll, but it has broken off.
Forum: Infantry 14-01-11, 12:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,246
Posted By ledfut
Thanks for the reply. I have the...

Thanks for the reply.

I have the Regimental History by R.H. Roy where he mentions that the Canadian Seaforths were given a large batch of Imperial badges early in the war. It really doesn't...
Forum: Infantry 13-01-11, 11:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,246
Posted By ledfut
Seaforth cap badge - opinions please

I just picked up this Seaforth Highlanders (of Canada?) cap badge and would like some opinions on it. I was told it was a WW2 badge from the vendor I picked it up from (who deals in badges and...
Forum: Infantry 10-01-11, 11:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,664
Posted By ledfut
Thanks Bill! Sounds like a Canadian Scottish...

Thanks Bill! Sounds like a Canadian Scottish badge will fit just fine.
Forum: Infantry 10-01-11, 11:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,664
Posted By ledfut
Glengarry badge measurements...

Hi again.

I just recently picked up a nice WW2 glengarry cap. It is dark blue with the scarlet/white/green dicing (looks like red/white/black). When I purchased it, it was wearing an incorrect...
Forum: Photographs of Canadian Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 12-12-10, 11:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,653
Posted By ledfut
Thanks for the reply, Bill. I saw the date...

Thanks for the reply, Bill.

I saw the date of the LAC photo, but was unsure if this was in fact "the" visit in question where the King pointed out the correct abbreviation for "Lord".
I have...
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