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Forum: Army 06-08-22, 02:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 169
Posted By Tinto
Here is "sized" picture for your interest. ...

Here is "sized" picture for your interest.
Cheers, John
Forum: Army 05-08-22, 06:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 169
Posted By Tinto
Hi Andrew, Many Thanks for the information....

Hi Andrew,

Many Thanks for the information. Trust you are keeping well.

Regards,

John
Forum: Military Buttons 05-08-22, 05:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 169
Posted By Tinto
Many Thanks, David. They would have served in...

Many Thanks, David. They would have served in China at some stage.

Regards,

John
Forum: Military Buttons 04-08-22, 11:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 169
Posted By Tinto
Here Be Dragons on buttons

Hello button collectors,
Can anyone identify these buttons please.
I know the Border Regiment and Berkshire Regiment have dragons but these are slightly different.
Thanks, John
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 25-07-22, 09:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 182
Posted By Tinto
Hi, Victorian South African, Cape Police,...

Hi,
Victorian South African, Cape Police, District 2 Griqualand West.
Cheers, John
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 25-07-22, 07:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 633
Posted By Tinto
Thank you, Chris, for a valuable comprehensive...

Thank you, Chris, for a valuable comprehensive Ayrshire Yeomanry resource.
Cheers, John
Forum: General Topics. 25-07-22, 04:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 241
Posted By Tinto
I have a similar knife, Turkish, brought back...

I have a similar knife, Turkish, brought back from Gallipoli.
Measures approx. 200mm opened up.
Cheers, John
Forum: New Zealand Badges 24-07-22, 07:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 148
Posted By Tinto
Here are a few NEW ZEALAND titles for your...

Here are a few NEW ZEALAND titles for your interest. I apologize for the jumble presentation.
John
Forum: New Zealand Badges 24-07-22, 07:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 148
Posted By Tinto
Hi Jerry, Possibly worn by the 2NZEF during...

Hi Jerry,
Possibly worn by the 2NZEF during WW2. Having said that, this title is different from those I have seen.
Cheers, John
Forum: Army 20-07-22, 10:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 169
Posted By Tinto
Cape Garrison Artillery shoulder titles

Hi All,
A pair of Cape Garrison Artillery shoulder titles for comment please.
What vintage would they be?
They have small nicks, any significance?
Thanks, John
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 12-07-22, 08:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 180
Posted By Tinto
I'm not sure about the badge in first post but I...

I'm not sure about the badge in first post but I have this gilding metal badge from an old collection, possibly an officer's version.
Cheers, John
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-07-22, 08:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 455
Posted By Tinto
Hi Mike, A good suggestion, thanks. Cheers,...

Hi Mike,
A good suggestion, thanks.
Cheers, John
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-07-22, 06:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 455
Posted By Tinto
Hi Terry, I wonder why there is a crown on this...

Hi Terry,
I wonder why there is a crown on this badge if a Czech Republic?
Cheers, John
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-07-22, 05:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 455
Posted By Tinto
Thanks, Rob, and Terry, Great knowledge on this...

Thanks, Rob, and Terry,
Great knowledge on this Forum.
Cheers, John
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-07-22, 07:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 455
Posted By Tinto
Lion Rampant mystery

Anyone recognize this badge, approx.80mm high.
Thanks, John
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 05-07-22, 07:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 457
Posted By Tinto
Hi Rob, I can't comment on your white metal...

Hi Rob,
I can't comment on your white metal badge but can show one of mine for comparison. Has gap above head of St Andrew.
Cheers, John
Forum: New Zealand Badges 02-07-22, 06:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,889
Posted By Tinto
Thanks for that, Brent. A valuable record. ...

Thanks for that, Brent. A valuable record.
Regards, John
Forum: General Topics 30-06-22, 07:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 201
Posted By Tinto
Hi John, Thank you for the link to a great...

Hi John,
Thank you for the link to a great site.
It seems my badge is an officer's issue.
Cheers, John
Forum: General Topics 30-06-22, 05:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 201
Posted By Tinto
Excellent stuff, thanks very much. I note that...

Excellent stuff, thanks very much.
I note that strings of the harps are "solid" in the illustrations.
My badge is a different pattern and strings are voided. Any significance?
Thanks, John
Forum: General Topics 29-06-22, 05:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 201
Posted By Tinto
Hi Alex, Thanks for the information. Regards,...

Hi Alex,
Thanks for the information.
Regards, John
Forum: General Topics 28-06-22, 09:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 201
Posted By Tinto
South African Irish

Hello All,
Comments welcome on this large South African Irish badge.
Is it possibly a Piper's badge?
Thanks, John
Forum: New Zealand Badges 26-06-22, 05:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,889
Posted By Tinto
Hi Rob, I have no other numbers to contribute...

Hi Rob,
I have no other numbers to contribute to the list, sorry.
Regards,
John
Forum: New Zealand Badges 24-06-22, 02:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 150
Posted By Tinto
Hi Andy, This is a common badge so not likely...

Hi Andy,
This is a common badge so not likely to be faked.
I've not seen those "flat" lugs, only the rounded ones.
Cheers,
John
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 20-06-22, 06:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 163
Posted By Tinto
Posting again. Thanks, John

Posting again.
Thanks, John
Forum: General Topics. 18-06-22, 10:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 189
Posted By Tinto
Hi Tim, Extract from "General Lord Freyberg...

Hi Tim,

Extract from "General Lord Freyberg VC" by Peter Singleton-Gates, page 238:
"General Sir Oliver Leese has since told the (true) story that on an early occasion in the Desert when...
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