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Forum: The Australian General Service Badge (Rising Sun) 13-05-21, 09:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 610
Posted By Lancer 17
Thumbs down Hat badge Rising Suns are about 61 or 62 mm wide...

Hat badge Rising Suns are about 61 or 62 mm wide and the collars are about 38mm. This one looks like a horrible sand cast collar badge.

Regards

Phil.
Forum: The Australian General Service Badge (Rising Sun) 12-05-21, 05:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,236
Posted By Lancer 17
Hi Tweed The makers of English made Rising...

Hi Tweed

The makers of English made Rising Suns has been discussed here several times.

As Ive said, have a look at the shapes of the voids at the end of the name scrolls and group you badges by...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 12-05-21, 03:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,294
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Always pleased to help mac. Phil.

Always pleased to help mac.

Phil.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 11-05-21, 02:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,294
Posted By Lancer 17
Thumbs down Hi Griff Thanks mate Ive had a look at the...

Hi Griff

Thanks mate Ive had a look at the link and love them.

Ive now found the dodgey motto, its on British Empire Militaria No 53682, the hall marks are in the top of the skull and look to...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 11-05-21, 01:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,294
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Good one Griff I repeat Griffs comments on...

Good one Griff

I repeat Griffs comments on the Chadds, anything "hallmarked " GB Is suspicious as are the "Long Boned" Chadds and the awful die cast Chadds with a rough back. Long Boned Chadds are...
Forum: The Australian General Service Badge (Rising Sun) 01-05-21, 01:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,236
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Hi Tweed The Rising Sun badge is a slouch...

Hi Tweed

The Rising Sun badge is a slouch HAT badge, these are too big to wear on a cap. The collar badge is always worn on the cap and on the ladies small sized "Slouch Hat", this is of a...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 26-04-21, 12:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 361
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile As its a brass helmet wouldn't it be for the 6th...

As its a brass helmet wouldn't it be for the 6th Inneskilling Dragoons rather than 6th DG, irrespective which way the 6 is up or down.

Regards

Phil.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 26-04-21, 12:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 545
Posted By Lancer 17
Thumbs down As Mac says, its a FAKE and is only a badge and...

As Mac says, its a FAKE and is only a badge and does not qualify to be called a Motto
Regards

Phil.
Forum: General Topics 25-04-21, 10:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 681
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile ANZAC Day was commemorated at the Upwey/Belgrave...

ANZAC Day was commemorated at the Upwey/Belgrave RSL in the usual manner however with reduced numbers.

However at the Going down of the sun, and in the morning, we did remember them.

Lest We...
Forum: Light Horse and Armoured (RAAC) 21-04-21, 06:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,443
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile This badge was covered in some detail in a...

This badge was covered in some detail in a previous thread maybe 2 or 3 years ago do a search and see what comes up.

I got one in the 70's from a reputable dealer in Melbourne who told me that...
Forum: General Topics 17-04-21, 07:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,569
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Hi Guys Re the Boy Scouts whistle, You have...

Hi Guys

Re the Boy Scouts whistle, You have to remember that the trial scout camp was held on Brownsea Island in Poole harbour in 1907 so any whistle pre 1907 is not a scouting item.

Hope this...
Forum: The Royal Australian Navy and Air Force (RAN & RAAF) 01-04-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 698
Posted By Lancer 17
Thumbs up G'day Jack Did you see the televised cover...

G'day Jack

Did you see the televised cover of the Centenary Parade, presentation of a new Queens Colour and great fly past that was shown on channel 2 ?

Cheers

Phil.
Forum: General Topics 01-04-21, 12:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,727
Posted By Lancer 17
Angry Hi Mick Sorry mate, no idea. Phil.

Hi Mick

Sorry mate, no idea.

Phil.
Forum: General Topics 10-03-21, 11:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 698
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Hi dumdum Ive never heard of such a badge in...

Hi dumdum

Ive never heard of such a badge in Aust, the first RSSILA (now RSL/Returned Services League) badges came out in 1919 and there were a few small short lived organisations but Ive never...
Forum: General Topics. 08-03-21, 05:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 646
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Hi Mac, sorry mate, long Pm sent. Thanks Dean O ...

Hi Mac, sorry mate, long Pm sent. Thanks Dean O

Regards

Phil.
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 08-03-21, 05:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 854
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Hi WillM Welcome to the forum and G'day to...

Hi WillM

Welcome to the forum and G'day to the 1/4Master as well. Martingales are a great collecting area, I have several including 1 Australian, Pre Federation ie pre 1901, Victorian Colonial...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 22-02-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 543
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Whilst I still cant post photos, if you were to...

Whilst I still cant post photos, if you were to post clear well lit front and back photos of what you are asking about there are members here who could help you. With out a photo you have no hope.
...
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 14-02-21, 10:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 538
Posted By Lancer 17
Talking Hi Phil Welcome to the Forum, there's lots...

Hi Phil

Welcome to the Forum, there's lots of Aussies on board not to mention a few Phils as well.

Regards

Phil.
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 05-02-21, 06:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 548
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Hi Del And there are lots of Aussie members...

Hi Del

And there are lots of Aussie members as well. Welcome to the Forum.

Phil.
Forum: Headdress 27-01-21, 05:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 384
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Hi, just to follow on from Kinsley's post, the...

Hi, just to follow on from Kinsley's post, the hat is probably a 50's or 60's period hat but what gives the badge away is the map of Australia, no genuine Rising Sun badge ever had a map of...
Forum: General Topics. 25-01-21, 11:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 814
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Try lemon juice, cut the end off the lemon, then...

Try lemon juice, cut the end off the lemon, then cut a slot into the lemon and push the badge into the slot, this will lift the stain but may leave you with a shiny badge.

Regards Phil.
Forum: General Topics. 10-01-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 598
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Hi Griff Its getting late and will have a...

Hi Griff

Its getting late and will have a look for you tomorrow.

Regards / Happy New Year

Phil.
Forum: Headdress 28-12-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 859
Posted By Lancer 17
Thumbs up Hi Mac, congrats on the new band Czapka Di did...

Hi Mac, congrats on the new band Czapka Di did well, maybe with a little help ! And of course love the 21st SNCO's Czapka.

Merry Christmas mate.

Phil.
Forum: General Topics. 28-12-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,739
Posted By Lancer 17
Thumbs up Well done Dean, bad luck about the vaccine but I...

Well done Dean, bad luck about the vaccine but I hope that the badges make up for it and hows mum and your girl going.

Merry Christmas

Phil.
Forum: General Topics. 24-12-20, 06:28 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,739
Posted By Lancer 17
Thumbs up My No1 pick up for this year has to be an...

My No1 pick up for this year has to be an Australian Pre Federation (ie pre 1901) Queensland Scottish helmet plate. Its just beautiful and also rare. Thanks Geoff

Merry Christmas to all.

Phil.
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