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Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 05-06-21, 04:21 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,558
Posted By Flatdog
I can certainly see that "test" badges be made...

I can certainly see that "test" badges be made sterile, but once approved why would badges for service use not be named by the manufacturer? Every single item in service is marked with the makers...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 05-06-21, 04:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 170
Posted By Flatdog
Hi, Yes both Philippine. The first is 1970's...

Hi,

Yes both Philippine. The first is 1970's and the Scout Rangers mid 70's. They are poorly embroidered compared to European standards, although they are getting better.

Scout Rangers are...
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 03-06-21, 02:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 243
Posted By Flatdog
Hi John, Looks good, just like mine, Sorry I...

Hi John,

Looks good, just like mine, Sorry I don't have a photo for you. Mine is thin silver no markings medium length lugs and toned, made by a shanghai jeweler of which I can't immediately...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 12-05-21, 03:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 347
Posted By Flatdog
Second badge is United Arab Emirates Defence...

Second badge is United Arab Emirates Defence Force.

Clay
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-05-21, 03:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 512
Posted By Flatdog
Hi, Fourth from left is Belgian NCO's Ninth...

Hi,

Fourth from left is Belgian NCO's Ninth Infantry Regiment,1950's.

I don't know the others, but the first badge may possibly be French.

Clay
Forum: Off topic 10-04-21, 01:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 798
Posted By Flatdog
Rest in Peace Sir, you shall be remembered. God...

Rest in Peace Sir, you shall be remembered. God Bless.
Forum: Headdress 08-04-21, 02:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 688
Posted By Flatdog
Hi Mash, Good eye, I didn't even think...

Hi Mash,

Good eye, I didn't even think about KOYLI, they did in fact wear a khaki beret but not for long as they amalgamated into The Light Infantry around 1968. In WW2 they wore the General...
Forum: Headdress 05-04-21, 12:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 688
Posted By Flatdog
Hello, First you are very welcome. ...

Hello,

First you are very welcome.

Second, Rifle and Light Infantry Regiments started to wear Rifle Green berets mid 50's.

Thirdly, The first beret in the link provided is an 80's issue, and...
Forum: Headdress 03-04-21, 03:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 688
Posted By Flatdog
Hi, First the correct term for the blue...

Hi,

First the correct term for the blue beret is Midnight Blue, not Navy Blue.

The 1st Battalion the Royal Norfolk Regiment joined 24th Guards Independent Brigade Group in 1942; the Guards...
Forum: Indian Badges 02-04-21, 02:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 491
Posted By Flatdog
Hi, All of them Indian Army cap badges WW1...

Hi,

All of them Indian Army cap badges WW1 to 1930's I believe.

Clay
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-03-21, 04:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 715
Posted By Flatdog
Hi, The crown over caduceus is Royal...

Hi,

The crown over caduceus is Royal Malaysian Air Force Medical service.

Clay
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 09-03-21, 03:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 398
Posted By Flatdog
Hi Alex, The "All Ranks" badges are exactly...

Hi Alex,

The "All Ranks" badges are exactly that. Although it would not be out of place for a private purchase Silver badge to be acquired, though I've never seen one in the wild. Hopefully...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-03-21, 03:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 292
Posted By Flatdog
Hi, Royal Ceylon Air Force 1950's....

Hi,

Royal Ceylon Air Force 1950's. Immediately after WW2 the King's Crown was replaced with this Ceylonese type in a bit of nationalization, however the St.Edwards Crown replaced this in order to...
Forum: Arab Nations 03-03-21, 05:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 263
Posted By Flatdog
Bill, This badge and the Coastal Security...

Bill,

This badge and the Coastal Security Force (also large sized) wore a Balmoral bonnet in a greenish Khaki shade.

Clay
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 10-01-21, 05:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 625
Posted By Flatdog
Hi Vincent, I was wondering if you could...

Hi Vincent,

I was wondering if you could elaborate on the St. Edwards crowned version in your avatar. I bid on one once and it went for quite a bit. I have never seen one in use. I would love some...
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 10-01-21, 05:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 886
Posted By Flatdog
Hi, Might be Princess Patricia's Canadian...

Hi,

Might be Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, their facing colour is French Grey. On my monitor that what it looks like to me. Hopefully someone with better insight will answer.

Clay
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 06-01-21, 04:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 522
Posted By Flatdog
Rush's Lancers

Andrew,

237633

Captain Robert W. Mitchell,Company E,
Note crossed lances on front of kepi.

It appears this might be early on and from other photos it appears that the normal cavalry sabres...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 25-09-20, 02:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 351
Posted By Flatdog
Hi, This for the Danish Marine Regiment ...

Hi,

This for the Danish Marine Regiment

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marine_Regiment_(Denmark)

Clay
Forum: Off topic 21-09-20, 02:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 614
Posted By Flatdog
Bellissima! Congratulations.

Bellissima! Congratulations.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 07-08-20, 02:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 574
Posted By Flatdog
Sir, I would also like to acquire this badge!

Sir,

I would also like to acquire this badge!
Forum: Army 22-07-20, 02:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 733
Posted By Flatdog
Chay, Yes, a good example of a Reutler...

Chay,

Yes, a good example of a Reutler badge.

Clay
Forum: Army 18-07-20, 03:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 684
Posted By Flatdog
I have always wondered about this, and inquiries...

I have always wondered about this, and inquiries have all fallen flat, alas here is a picture of a RSM.

...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 08-07-20, 03:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,260
Posted By Flatdog
Leigh, The 4th battalion Regimental history,...

Leigh,

The 4th battalion Regimental history, is named the " The Maroon Square".

I don't have a copy but if they named it "The Maroon Square" It's probably a safe bet that it was a treasured...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 07-07-20, 03:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,260
Posted By Flatdog
Leigh, G L D Alderson's Book Cap Badges of...

Leigh,

G L D Alderson's Book Cap Badges of the British Army 1939-1945 states

" In the 2nd and 4th battalions the badge was backed by a maroon patch, 2 inches square, while the 5th battalion...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-06-20, 03:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 675
Posted By Flatdog
Jon, For some reason I'm thinking...

Jon,

For some reason I'm thinking Australian.

Clay
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