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Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery Yesterday, 06:03 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By grey_green_acorn
The second hat is a Sangkok or Songkok. British...

The second hat is a Sangkok or Songkok. British Army personnel on loan service in Brunei wore this headgear in Corps or Regimental colours.

Tim
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-08-20, 05:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 210
Posted By grey_green_acorn
An ‘old chestnut’. Fake or fantasy. If you...

An ‘old chestnut’. Fake or fantasy.

If you have the patience wade through this thread!

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=23293&highlight=Welsh

Tim
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 11-08-20, 09:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Terry Try a search with “Young Citizens...

Terry

Try a search with “Young Citizens Volunteers”

Tim
Forum: Headdress 10-08-20, 07:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 276
Posted By grey_green_acorn
A well known pre D Day photo of Monty inspecting...

A well known pre D Day photo of Monty inspecting a fully equipped Rifleman of the RUR. Both officers are wearing 'side caps'.

Tim
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-08-20, 10:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 102
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Fire Service - impellor See...

Fire Service - impellor

See https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=79423&highlight=Impellor

Tim
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-08-20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 255
Posted By grey_green_acorn
The colour picture is Princess Margaret Tim

The colour picture is Princess Margaret

Tim
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 08-08-20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,172
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Is this a fake mark? Flat back Yorkshire Brigade...

Is this a fake mark? Flat back Yorkshire Brigade / Volunteers

Tim
Forum: Photographs of Australian Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 08-08-20, 08:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 91
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Troops in the fourth picture are wearing the...

Troops in the fourth picture are wearing the British 1951 pattern combat cap and the ‘sateen’ jacket and trousers.
See https://talesfromthesupplydepot.blog/2016/05/05/1951-pattern-combat-cap/

Tim
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 07-08-20, 05:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 77
Posted By grey_green_acorn
5/6 STAFFORDS Territorial Army

This badge turned up recently in a large lot of anodised cap badges.

It is (I believe) the infamous (non-existent) cap badge of 5/6 STAFFORDS TA.

It is not made of aluminium but appears to be...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 06-08-20, 09:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 110
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Magnetic Scottish Badges

Here are four badges recently acquired in a large 'job' lot. SEAFORTHS, KOSB, BW and A&SH. All have the flat 'sheet metal' type loops or lugs. But, possibly more remarkable, all can be picked up by...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 06-08-20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 187
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Here is a 2009 unseeded for Liverpool UOTC in a...

Here is a 2009 unseeded for Liverpool UOTC in a FIRMIN & SONS LTD sealed packet with slider marked with a faint FIRMIN

Tim
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 06-08-20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 187
Posted By grey_green_acorn
I have a seeded FIRMIN LONDON in small font my...

I have a seeded FIRMIN LONDON in small font my other seeded examples are all J.R.GAUNT LONDON

Unseeded I have FIRMIN LONDON and FIRMIN & SONS also DOWLER BIRMINGHAM

An oddity is an all silver...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-08-20, 09:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 159
Posted By grey_green_acorn
The knot is upside down for a Staffordshire Knot....

The knot is upside down for a Staffordshire Knot. It is a simple overhand knot that has numerous sailing and maritime uses.

Tim
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 02-08-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 401
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Luke, Please do continue to offer your...

Luke,

Please do continue to offer your assessments on the validity of a badge as the forensic and comparative detail you provide can only add to our knowledge and the overall value of the Forum.
...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 01-08-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 265
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Extract from Dress Regulations 2011 Shoulder...

Extract from Dress Regulations 2011

Shoulder Titles. OR’s wear shoulder titles ‘QRL’ which are coloured gold and
are 3.5 cm long and 1 cm in height.

Officers and WO1s Officers and WO1s wear...
Forum: Other Militaria 30-07-20, 08:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 167
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Jerry, A Royal Engineer police officer in the...

Jerry,
A Royal Engineer police officer in the long running TV soap Coronation Street 20 March 2010.

Tim
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 28-07-20, 08:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 360
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Here are two more photos featuring immaculate...

Here are two more photos featuring immaculate black webbing from 1948/49 in the Regimental magazine Feather and Carbine.
http://www.3rdcarabiniers.org.uk/category/feather-carbine/

Tim
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 27-07-20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 360
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Highly polished blackened 37 pattern webbing was...

Highly polished blackened 37 pattern webbing was a tradition in 3DG.

Tim
Forum: General Topics. 25-07-20, 05:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 128
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Squire Brothers badge sales list circa 1966

Found this in a sort out. I think it is the first dealers list I obtained in about 1966. Apologies for the crossing through of some items, possibly reflects items that I bought or already had. For...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 25-07-20, 05:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 139
Posted By grey_green_acorn
ere tis! Tim

ere tis!

Tim
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 25-07-20, 05:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 89
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Here is a link to issue 15 in the Royal Marines...

Here is a link to issue 15 in the Royal Marines Historical Site https://rmhistorical.com/royalmarine that you have probably already seen.
...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 24-07-20, 10:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 185
Posted By grey_green_acorn
The belt is not a British Army Sam Browne. ...

The belt is not a British Army Sam Browne.

Tim
Forum: General Topics. 22-07-20, 09:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 333
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Might depend on the context? Stores format lists...

Might depend on the context? Stores format lists could read “Badge cap brass” with commas omitted.

Apparently there was once a “Cup, Rubber, Lunatic” on the stores inventory!

Tim
Forum: General Topics. 22-07-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 230
Posted By grey_green_acorn
These two sealed patterns (property of 54Bty)...

These two sealed patterns (property of 54Bty) indicate the use of “plastic”.

Tim
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 18-07-20, 09:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 155
Posted By grey_green_acorn
CB, Thanks, it looks good from the front! Came...

CB,
Thanks, it looks good from the front! Came with the job lot of 35+ cap badges which included the 17 Londons small FSC badge and the 6th King’s (both good) and was the only one I had doubts...
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