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Forum: Military Book and Media Reviews Today, 06:12 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,486
Posted By mike_vee
Bosley's sold one of the badges . ...

Bosley's sold one of the badges .

https://www.sallybosleysbadgeshop.com/shop.php?c=37#prettyPhoto

Code: 61114


"Joan of Arc" hostel was situated in Plumstead for Munitions Workers at...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Yesterday, 09:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 323
Posted By mike_vee
I noticed the "escape clause" : "WW1 TANK...

I noticed the "escape clause" :

"WW1 TANK CORPS bronze cap badge with slider - believed to be genuine" .
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-08-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 122
Posted By mike_vee
The British Legion Volunteer Police Force (BLVPF)...

The British Legion Volunteer Police Force (BLVPF) consisted of 1200 men and was only 'active' for 10 days.

The badge is slightly different to the bandsman/attendants ones in that the enamel badge...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 04-08-20, 07:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 227
Posted By mike_vee
Not all albums are available to members , some...

Not all albums are available to members , some are 'private' and are only accessible if invited.


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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-08-20, 04:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 122
Posted By mike_vee
Prices vary a lot , in June I saw a lugged...

Prices vary a lot , in June I saw a lugged version with an asking price of 49.99 + postage :eek: , the next day I picked up a better one for 6.00 (including postage). :D

There have been a couple...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-08-20, 03:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 122
Posted By mike_vee
Here is one I recently got , previously read that...

Here is one I recently got , previously read that 'B' mark indicated bandsman. Have also seen others with no markings , there is also a silver variation in Phil's album.
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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-08-20, 03:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 344
Posted By mike_vee
Shows where they were worn 1954-1966 "Blue...

Shows where they were worn 1954-1966

"Blue cotton short-sleeved dress with a revere collar, patch pockets on the chest and has a sewn on cloth VA Detachment badge."
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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-08-20, 02:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 344
Posted By mike_vee
Looks like the badge was worn in numerous places...

Looks like the badge was worn in numerous places depending on uniform.

VAD brassard from 1960's (https://museumandarchives.redcross.org.uk/objects/5948)
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-08-20, 02:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 344
Posted By mike_vee
Found this : "Men's jacket with insignia...

Found this :
"Men's jacket with insignia 'British Red Cross ' on the shoulders; 'First Aid and Nursing' badge on front above pocket"
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-08-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 344
Posted By mike_vee
Hi Terry , haven't fully checked out the British...

Hi Terry , haven't fully checked out the British Red Cross museum site but they have a searchable archive about badges which you may find interesting/helpful.
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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 04-08-20, 12:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 268
Posted By mike_vee
Photo of misspelt badge (with loops) on another...

Photo of misspelt badge (with loops) on another site with description :
"KK 632 The Royal Inneskilling Fusiliers"

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Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 04-08-20, 11:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 285
Posted By mike_vee
Shoulder title .

Shoulder title


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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-08-20, 07:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 344
Posted By mike_vee
From British Red Cross Museum site : ...

From British Red Cross Museum site :

Description
Cloth badge: VAD First Aid and Nursing, to be worn on indoor uniform.

Production date
Circa 1939-1970s


NB. Today is the 150th Anniversary...
Forum: Indian Badges 03-08-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 77
Posted By mike_vee
Sowars and Sepoys

Spotted a signed , limited edition of Ashok Nath's book on eBay if anyone is interested.
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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-08-20, 09:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 152
Posted By mike_vee
I thought the same , a basic 'symbol' to...

I thought the same , a basic 'symbol' to represent lines/knots.



Had another (close up) look and wonder if the red enamel has been damaged/lost from the top square , bottom right one appears to...
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 03-08-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 285
Posted By mike_vee
He is from Tennessee , so there may be a 'time...

He is from Tennessee , so there may be a 'time lag'. PM may be a good idea as you could ask specific questions etc.


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Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 03-08-20, 08:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 285
Posted By mike_vee
One of the forum members , Home Guard (Terry) has...

One of the forum members , Home Guard (Terry) has an interest in FANY/VAD badges etc. Perhaps he can help ?


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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-08-20, 07:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 232
Posted By mike_vee
Is this better ? ;)

Is this better ? ;)
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 01-08-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 152
Posted By mike_vee
I noticed that as well but thought that with the...

I noticed that as well but thought that with the similarities in the badges the one in question may have some connection to another "merchant" ship ?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 01-08-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 152
Posted By mike_vee
Found a pic of a similar style badge , described...

Found a pic of a similar style badge , described as "Canadian Pacific Line" .


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Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 30-07-20, 11:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 103
Posted By mike_vee
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: Other Military Topics 30-07-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 487
Posted By mike_vee
Recently got another one which shows that at...

Recently got another one which shows that at least in some branches these were "beer tokens" . :D
Forum: General Topics. 28-07-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 462
Posted By mike_vee
I could understand why your 2 other posts were...

I could understand why your 2 other posts were removed as they were confusing but not why one asking if a website owner was a forum member would be 'moderated'. :confused:

There have been numerous...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 27-07-20, 10:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 366
Posted By mike_vee
Just got a British Legion bandsman badge with...

Just got a British Legion bandsman badge with curved Gaunt mark.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 25-07-20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 182
Posted By mike_vee
RAOC Territorial Army Emergency Reserve thread...

RAOC Territorial Army Emergency Reserve thread post #4 shows a printed version.

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=55785



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