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Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 08-08-22, 01:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 209
Posted By kingsley
I have always wondered whether this generic...

I have always wondered whether this generic Artillery Vols HP was ever worn in Australia. A very long coastline (and six different colonial armies) meant that we had a lot of small volunteer arty...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 27-07-22, 10:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By kingsley
Does anyone know when the 'solid square' Chaplain...

Does anyone know when the 'solid square' Chaplain badge first came out? Badge 1 certainly pre-dates it but should surely be more common if it was used before 1914 by the comparatively large British...
Forum: Other Corps 27-07-22, 02:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 66
Posted By kingsley
See Chaplain badges listed in "It's a Mystery"

I believe that all are Australian but wopuld be interested to hear any opinions.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 27-07-22, 02:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By kingsley
Chaplain badges for discussion

I believe that the Maltese cross badges shown may be WW1 Australian but would be interested to know any other theories. There are many images online of chaplains, nearly all wearing the standard...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-06-22, 12:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,156
Posted By kingsley
I have had the big badge poster for years, of...

I have had the big badge poster for years, of "ALL" the regiments of the British army. Too bad about the Yeomanry. Can anyone tell me definitely when and by whom this poster was made? I have always...
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 09-06-22, 12:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 515
Posted By kingsley
This lapel badge is not official issue. There are...

This lapel badge is not official issue. There are dozens of variations, including 'sweetheart broochs' worn by family or girlfriends in gold, silver, enamel, pearlshell etc etc which can be very...
Forum: The Australian General Service Badge (Rising Sun) 07-06-22, 03:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 692
Posted By kingsley
I agree with BC.

I agree with BC.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 03-06-22, 05:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 652
Posted By kingsley
Strange that no one can tell me who actually...

Strange that no one can tell me who actually makes the restrike glengarry badges. It would be nice to buy them at source rather than through the middleman.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 02-06-22, 09:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 652
Posted By kingsley
Congrats on the badge frame

I have got into trouble a couple of times on the Forum by confessing my guilty secret that I have a frame or repro glengarrys something like yours. I can't afford originals and could not resist...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 01-06-22, 08:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 565
Posted By kingsley
I think the rampant lion badge might be South...

I think the rampant lion badge might be South African cadets.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 29-05-22, 03:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 858
Posted By kingsley
I will have a look at the the numbers on the back...

I will have a look at the the numbers on the back of mine.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 26-05-22, 11:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 858
Posted By kingsley
Yes, it is a top bar for a WW1 'Mothers of...

Yes, it is a top bar for a WW1 'Mothers of Australia' patriotic brooch to indicate the regiments in which their sons served. Mine has three different regimental bars, sorry no photo at present.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 22-05-22, 09:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 282
Posted By kingsley
Victorian Railways

Victorian Railways
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 18-05-22, 11:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 566
Posted By kingsley
A while ago I found a large bullion QC badge...

A while ago I found a large bullion QC badge (similar size to a W.O. sleeve badge) attached to a hat band. I wondered what it was and finally someone showed me a picture of an Australian Commonwealth...
Forum: General Topics. 14-05-22, 05:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 192
Posted By kingsley
Forum link wanted

Can someone provide the link to a thread we had a few years ago: it concerned brass badges that turn a coppery red colour when you polish them. I have the problem with a brass helmet plate and can't...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-05-22, 12:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 340
Posted By kingsley
Star Trek lt general?

Star Trek lt general?
Forum: General Topics 09-05-22, 12:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 285
Posted By kingsley
My pair of the smaller QVC badges have slight die...

My pair of the smaller QVC badges have slight die variations on the bugle decoration. We can certainly give them the benefit of the doubt as British collar badges worn in pre-fed Victoria, and MAYBE...
Forum: General Topics 08-05-22, 01:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 285
Posted By kingsley
This badge is featured in Grebert's book (page...

This badge is featured in Grebert's book (page 150) as Victorian Volunteer Rifes. He shows it facing right and I have always wondered where he got the information. Did they wear facing pairs? It is...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 30-04-22, 12:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 292
Posted By kingsley
Canadian made RAAF cap badge

Apparently Canada manufactured airforce insignia during the Empire Air Training scheme which also accounts for my RAAF cap badge.
Forum: General Topics 16-04-22, 07:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 239
Posted By kingsley
I have seen these sold as Victorian Vols and...

I have seen these sold as Victorian Vols and perhaps they are. They were certainly worn in WM by the Victorian Railways.
Forum: General Topics 15-04-22, 11:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 263
Posted By kingsley
Both standard sweetheart broochs IMHO. The...

Both standard sweetheart broochs IMHO. The Australian badge appears to be a WW1 British manufacture that has been silver plated, lugs removed and brooch pin added. Never seen an ACMF one with blades...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 10-04-22, 03:02 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 127
Posted By kingsley
QVR St George collar badges wanted

Still looking for a couple of British QVR St Geo design collar badges to complete pairs. I could not have put my recent album together without a lot of help from Forum members who told me the origin...
Forum: General Topics 02-04-22, 04:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 819
Posted By kingsley
I was lucky, hardly any competition for my...

I was lucky, hardly any competition for my purchase. It was a 3rd ALH collar badge that I have never seen before and wondered if it actually existed. In 1903 they dropped the number 1 from their...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 23-03-22, 03:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 539
Posted By kingsley
Dear Alex, Looking for the OBLI lugged badge...

Dear Alex,
Looking for the OBLI lugged badge only if it becomes available separately.
Thanks,
Kingsley
Forum: Other Corps 20-03-22, 03:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 370
Posted By kingsley
There are two different strikings of the SIGTR...

There are two different strikings of the SIGTR title. Like the companion SIGCO title, definitely WW1 Australian and presumably Light Horse. The SIGNAL title looks Australian to me but I can't prove...
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