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Forum: Photographs of South African Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 20-09-21, 07:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 166
Posted By Alex Rice
Nice photo! That's Pipe Major Sandy Grieve, a bit...

Nice photo! That's Pipe Major Sandy Grieve, a bit of a legend in his time. Shot through the mouth with the Black Watch at Magersfontein IIRC. Moved to SA and fought in WWI and then refused to be left...
Forum: Army 20-09-21, 07:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 416
Posted By Alex Rice
No idea, helmet flashes are a mystery to me, what...

No idea, helmet flashes are a mystery to me, what do they look like?
Thanks, cheers,
Alex
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 20-09-21, 07:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 934
Posted By Alex Rice
I will take photos and post them when I get a...

I will take photos and post them when I get a chance.
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 19-09-21, 06:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 934
Posted By Alex Rice
That is interesting as the example I have is...

That is interesting as the example I have is sand-cast!
Forum: Army 17-09-21, 07:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 109
Posted By Alex Rice
Another superb display, thanks.

Another superb display, thanks.
Forum: General Topics. 17-09-21, 07:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 531
Posted By Alex Rice
I have had odd problems in the past where one...

I have had odd problems in the past where one badge in a drawer of 40 or 50 badges all laid out together has got bad verdigris but the rest are fine, strange how that happens. Maybe the metal quality...
Forum: Army 16-09-21, 07:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 321
Posted By Alex Rice
Brilliant display, thanks. Cheers, Alex

Brilliant display, thanks.
Cheers,
Alex
Forum: Army 16-09-21, 07:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 123
Posted By Alex Rice
Wow, that is a very impressive display. Thanks...

Wow, that is a very impressive display. Thanks for showing it.
Cheers,
Alex
Forum: General Topics. 16-09-21, 06:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 227
Posted By Alex Rice
Hi Bill Here is a link to a thread I started a...

Hi Bill
Here is a link to a thread I started a while ago.
https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=76937&highlight=silver
The 4th photo in post 2 is an early Essex Reg cap badge,...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-09-21, 06:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 240
Posted By Alex Rice
Looks like it could have an artillery connection....

Looks like it could have an artillery connection.

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/album.php?albumid=4326
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 13-09-21, 07:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 583
Posted By Alex Rice
ARP button - Air Raid Precautions I think.

ARP button - Air Raid Precautions I think.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 12-09-21, 06:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,459
Posted By Alex Rice
I would get a second opinion on the fat cat! It...

I would get a second opinion on the fat cat! It looks to me like somebody has drilled holes behind the scrolls to fool the buyer into thinking they are vent holes :mad:
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 12-09-21, 06:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,315
Posted By Alex Rice
Hi Neil No problem, thanks for posting the...

Hi Neil
No problem, thanks for posting the close-up pics. This is a strange one...The front quality is quite good but the rear is odd. The lugs are definitely not standard and I haven't seen an...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 11-09-21, 06:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 614
Posted By Alex Rice
Police Auxiliaries?

Police Auxiliaries?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-09-21, 06:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 251
Posted By Alex Rice
The red/white/green is used on Merchant Navy...

The red/white/green is used on Merchant Navy ties, though I think the stripes run diagonally down right to left, not left to right, though I have no idea if that makes a difference, I don't know much...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 05-09-21, 07:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 309
Posted By Alex Rice
Very nice! I have seen a picture of those...

Very nice! I have seen a picture of those somewhere else, I think on one of those posters that were given out during the war or between wars. Very interesting.
Cheers,
Alex
Forum: General Topics. 01-09-21, 07:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 731
Posted By Alex Rice
I thought the HB might be meant to be Household...

I thought the HB might be meant to be Household Brigade, as part of the Guards MG Company?
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 28-08-21, 06:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 321
Posted By Alex Rice
Good luck!

Good luck!
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 25-08-21, 07:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 403
Posted By Alex Rice
Could you maybe post clearer photos of the gold...

Could you maybe post clearer photos of the gold buttons with close-ups of the letters?
Thanks.
Forum: Army 24-08-21, 07:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 381
Posted By Alex Rice
Very nice, well done.

Very nice, well done.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-08-21, 06:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 377
Posted By Alex Rice
Those eyes seem very wide so my first thought,...

Those eyes seem very wide so my first thought, with the shape, was an artillery connection for a gun badge.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 22-08-21, 06:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 321
Posted By Alex Rice
Maybe someone of the medal forum will know?

Maybe someone of the medal forum will know?
Forum: Army 20-08-21, 08:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 350
Posted By Alex Rice
:D really nice find!

:D really nice find!
Forum: Other Militaria 18-08-21, 05:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By Alex Rice
See, I told you I don't know much about...

See, I told you I don't know much about sporrans... :D
Forum: Other Militaria 18-08-21, 10:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By Alex Rice
Hi Peter Although I know very little about...

Hi Peter
Although I know very little about sporrans, I have been involved in pipe-bands for many years and my first impression of this was that it is likely a civvie PB item. If military, the only 2...
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