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Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 01-09-21, 09:28 AM
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Posted By Snowdrop 68
Tim, Michael, Thanks for the replies. I kind...

Tim, Michael,

Thanks for the replies. I kind of thought they were made up items. I know the RMP have never worn them in my time in the military (Mid 80s - Now) and the lettering is the same...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 31-08-21, 03:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By Snowdrop 68
Cloth / Printed MP Patch

Got this one yesterday at East Kirkby Airshow.

Can anyone tell me if it's a fake or if this printed style of patch was worn and if so, when?

Thanks, Bill
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 18-08-21, 11:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 392
Posted By Snowdrop 68
Thanks for the information, that helps a lot. ...

Thanks for the information, that helps a lot.

Wow, there was a huge amount of Sqn around at one time. I have about 300 identifiers so obviously a long way to go to collect them all :eek:

Thanks...
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 17-08-21, 05:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 392
Posted By Snowdrop 68
1432 Sqn ATC Location?

I have received a squadron identifier patch for 1432 Sqn Air Training Corps today. Can anyone tell me where this Sqn was based? I have tried Googling it with no avail as it's not one of the current...
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 21-07-21, 10:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 610
Posted By Snowdrop 68
I'd like one too please :) Bill

I'd like one too please :)

Bill
Forum: Army 06-07-21, 03:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 299
Posted By Snowdrop 68
All that tradition and Esprit de Corps gone. ...

All that tradition and Esprit de Corps gone.

Hopefully it will make for a better reserve force which is fit for purpose and those retained will quickly become proud of their new Units.

Bill
Forum: General Topics. 17-06-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,149
Posted By Snowdrop 68
Gents, apologies for not answering this...

Gents,

apologies for not answering this thread but it slipped through my radar.

Reid, thanks for the image of the RHF piper TOS, I'll amend the sheet to reflect that.

Also thanks Mike, Mark...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 24-05-21, 04:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 441
Posted By Snowdrop 68
Terry, as Dave said they are for wear on the...

Terry,

as Dave said they are for wear on the Hi-Vis jacket and are currently worn as I saw one today :)

Bill
Forum: Other Militaria 01-05-21, 05:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 515
Posted By Snowdrop 68
Thanks Colin, I thought that initially but...

Thanks Colin,

I thought that initially but it's about half the width of a normal British belt.

Bill
Forum: Other Militaria 30-04-21, 10:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 515
Posted By Snowdrop 68
Thanks for the info. I've checked them out and I...

Thanks for the info. I've checked them out and I believe you are correct :)

Thanks again, Bill
Forum: Other Militaria 30-04-21, 02:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 515
Posted By Snowdrop 68
No worries Phil, thanks for looking though. :) ...

No worries Phil, thanks for looking though. :)

Bill
Forum: Other Militaria 29-04-21, 08:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 515
Posted By Snowdrop 68
Thanks for that, I can see the Botswana is...

Thanks for that,

I can see the Botswana is similar but not sure about the width but I'll label it as a possible but the 32nd SADF is Black and white as opposed to blue and white.

Thanks again...
Forum: Other Militaria 29-04-21, 07:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 515
Posted By Snowdrop 68
Thanks Guys, already looked there...

Thanks Guys,

already looked there unfortunately and couldn't find anything similar

Bill
Forum: Other Militaria 29-04-21, 07:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 515
Posted By Snowdrop 68
Unknown Stable Belts for ID

I have these 3 stable belts which I cannot identify. Any help would be much appreciated.

Top - Blue & White
Middle - Green & Red
Bottom - Black, Red, Yellow, White

Thanks, Bill
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 28-04-21, 08:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 496
Posted By Snowdrop 68
That's great Mick, Thanks very much :) Bill

That's great Mick, Thanks very much :)

Bill
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 28-04-21, 07:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 496
Posted By Snowdrop 68
The Scots College Cadets, Australia

Got this one today.

I can't find much online regarding the badge and dates of wear etc. Does anyone know anything about this badge and when it was worn?

Thanks in advance, Bill
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 22-04-21, 10:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 229
Posted By Snowdrop 68
Definitely not RAFP female as they wore the...

Definitely not RAFP female as they wore the anodised sew on cap badge before the cloth one was introduced for the hat band.

I know the RAF Pipebands sometimes wear the small WRAF badge as collars...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 26-03-21, 12:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 729
Posted By Snowdrop 68
The embroidered version was worn by some RAFP for...

The embroidered version was worn by some RAFP for a bit when it was introduced but as the badge is worn above the hat band it had to be sewn onto the cap and burst the plastic so it was scrapped and...
Forum: General Topics. 22-03-21, 10:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 275
Posted By Snowdrop 68
Unknown Stable Belt

Got this with a lot of other belts. It's grey and green, however, I can't identify what regiment it is.

Can anyone help?

I've had a look at the stable Belts website but can't see it on there....
Forum: General Topics 13-03-21, 02:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 349
Posted By Snowdrop 68
72 CEF Cap Badge

Has anyone got an original 72 CEF cap and collar badge I can have a look at please?

Also, what are the tell tale signs of a fake? I've been after an original for ages but there are so many of...
Forum: Arab Nations 03-03-21, 07:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 336
Posted By Snowdrop 68
Thanks Clay, I wasn't aware of that fact,...

Thanks Clay,

I wasn't aware of that fact, everyday is a school day :)

Thanks again, Bill
Forum: Arab Nations 02-03-21, 09:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 336
Posted By Snowdrop 68
Thanks Marc, it certainly is a beast of a...

Thanks Marc,

it certainly is a beast of a badge if worn on a beret!! :eek:

Bill
Forum: Arab Nations 02-03-21, 07:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 336
Posted By Snowdrop 68
Unknown Oman Western Border Sy Force Badge

Got this one today thinking it was a normal size WBSF cap badge but when it arrived it is approx the same size as A&SH badge!

It's very well made and gilt

Does anyone have any ideas ab to its...
Forum: Arab Nations 02-03-21, 07:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 387
Posted By Snowdrop 68
1st pic are Omani Air Force squadron patches. ...

1st pic are Omani Air Force squadron patches.

Bill
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 17-02-21, 05:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 262
Posted By Snowdrop 68
Simon, no worries, PM me with your...

Simon,

no worries,

PM me with your address and I'll get them in the post to you.

Bill
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