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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-05-19, 07:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 167
Posted By Brian Conyngham
Thanks, would the number have any significance?

Thanks, would the number have any significance?
Forum: Army 12-05-19, 03:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 242
Posted By Brian Conyngham
All good, nice badge getting hard to find, truth...

All good, nice badge getting hard to find, truth be told.

Brian
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-05-19, 03:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 167
Posted By Brian Conyngham
Is this British, possibly Army of the Rhine?

Hi Guys

A mate of mine has asked if this is British, possibly Army of the Rhine?

Regards
Brian
Forum: Army 20-04-19, 04:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 745
Posted By Brian Conyngham
Thanks Dudley, this is really interesting. Of...

Thanks Dudley, this is really interesting. Of course the "bronzing of badges" later even went as far as the citizen force units. That was some foresight being implemented in 1938, obviously the...
Forum: Army 20-04-19, 04:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 745
Posted By Brian Conyngham
Mike, a mate of mine in the UK sent me a set for...

Mike, a mate of mine in the UK sent me a set for my 60th in February, "a must have" I would say for the armour guys!

A total bargain price.

Brian
Forum: Army 20-04-19, 04:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 346
Posted By Brian Conyngham
Loupie Nice NEMP armband, those must be...

Loupie

Nice NEMP armband, those must be quite rare, never seen one.

Brian
Forum: Army 13-04-19, 03:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 745
Posted By Brian Conyngham
Never seen a facing pair of the cloth patches,...

Never seen a facing pair of the cloth patches, they always seem to have worn a single one on the right arm. Nice!
Forum: General Topics 13-04-19, 03:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 133
Posted By Brian Conyngham
Billy, a nice buy. Well made Bi Metal SA Badges...

Billy, a nice buy. Well made Bi Metal SA Badges are not common. Never seen a copy so all good.

Brian
Forum: General Topics 11-01-19, 08:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,942
Posted By Brian Conyngham
Wow that is a lot of money....

Wow that is a lot of money....
Forum: Army 08-01-19, 06:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 194
Posted By Brian Conyngham
These guys did Stirling work "Up North", clearing...

These guys did Stirling work "Up North", clearing harbours and tunnels and repairing hundreds of miles of railway lines. Sadly these backroom boys are largely overlooked, the fighting units getting...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 03-01-19, 04:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 792
Posted By Brian Conyngham
Hi Tim, great info there. After WW1 there was as...

Hi Tim, great info there. After WW1 there was as one can expect thousands of tons of detritus to sort out and dispose of, especially ammunition and not only bodies. I also have medal groups to chaps...
Forum: Army 03-01-19, 04:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 248
Posted By Brian Conyngham
Hi Iain Compliments of the Season.... ...

Hi Iain

Compliments of the Season....

Yes, a lovely badge you have there, having lugs it could well have been worn by an officer / soldier as Frank puts it "who simply wanted a little more" ,...
Forum: General Topics 03-01-19, 04:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By Brian Conyngham
Rob I concur, the JHB Mil Museum has an extensive...

Rob I concur, the JHB Mil Museum has an extensive research facility and their staff at the library have been helpful to me in the past. Doing research on a few projects of mine, I was presently...
Forum: Army 27-12-18, 06:06 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,161
Posted By Brian Conyngham
Those were very limited, well done. Brian

Those were very limited, well done.

Brian
Forum: Army 27-12-18, 06:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 273
Posted By Brian Conyngham
Andrew thanks for showing, must be close to...

Andrew thanks for showing, must be close to unique! Would never have taken this for an SA badge!

Brian
Forum: Army 21-12-18, 11:14 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,161
Posted By Brian Conyngham
Iain you must keep a look out for one of...

Iain you must keep a look out for one of these.... not many produced I believe?

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=53199&highlight=IMPERIAL+LIGHT+HORSE
Forum: Photographs of South African Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 04-12-18, 04:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 330
Posted By Brian Conyngham
Glenwood School Band cadet badges.

For those who collect Cadet insignia, here is a nice one:

School Cadet band from Glenwood High school in the 1970's wearing their parent/affiliated South African Defence Force units insignia. In...
Forum: Photographs of South African Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 01-12-18, 04:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 877
Posted By Brian Conyngham
There are also two Bullion versions of this...

There are also two Bullion versions of this badge. Getting hard to find these original badges these days.

Brian
Forum: General Topics 01-12-18, 04:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 298
Posted By Brian Conyngham
Mike Very nice, must have come from the old...

Mike

Very nice, must have come from the old mans uniform.

Brian
Forum: Air Force 22-10-18, 06:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,263
Posted By Brian Conyngham
Hi Alex, our flyers in GEA were SA Squadron RFC. ...

Hi Alex, our flyers in GEA were SA Squadron RFC.

Brian
Forum: Army 22-10-18, 06:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,945
Posted By Brian Conyngham
Hi Schutztruppe, are you just covering the GSWA...

Hi Schutztruppe, are you just covering the GSWA campaign or also the East African and Western Front when they became 26 Squadron?

Brian
Forum: Photographs of South African Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 24-09-18, 03:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 397
Posted By Brian Conyngham
Thanks for clarifying this photograph with names...

Thanks for clarifying this photograph with names and a date.
Forum: Air Force 24-09-18, 03:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 229
Posted By Brian Conyngham
Alex No web site that I know of but works...

Alex

No web site that I know of but works out of a little shop at Uncle Tims in Benoni.

Brian
Forum: Army 24-09-18, 03:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 483
Posted By Brian Conyngham
:mad: I am now feeling totally gutted, saw one of...

:mad: I am now feeling totally gutted, saw one of these about 2 years ago at an obscure second hand shop in the Midlands of KZN with a load of other common badges, had absolutely no idea what it was...
Forum: General Topics 24-09-18, 03:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 331
Posted By Brian Conyngham
Thanks Thomas for this info, seen a P once before...

Thanks Thomas for this info, seen a P once before and had no idea what it represented.

Brian
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