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Forum: General Topics Yesterday, 11:28 PM
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Posted By Bill A
If I remember correctly.

If I remember correctly.
Forum: General Topics Yesterday, 07:19 PM
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Posted By Bill A
From the image it looks OK, but iirc, Croft...

From the image it looks OK, but iirc, Croft Militaria subjected these to their practices and made copies. Need a good close image of the front and back.
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. Yesterday, 04:24 PM
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Posted By Bill A
I can't say with certainty when they started on...

I can't say with certainty when they started on issue, but they were worn in the 1950's and 1960's. And I am not certain of an end date. Note, the detail on your badges is excellent. The examples I...
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. Yesterday, 03:43 PM
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Posted By Bill A
Province of Ontario Correctional Services. These...

Province of Ontario Correctional Services. These are older badges, but the cap is quite common. The service may have had different designations in the past.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 11:18 AM
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Posted By Bill A
It was the Province of Ontario Legislature...

It was the Province of Ontario Legislature security service. Not sure of the date, but it appears to be currently in wear. Canada is a federal system, with the national government and 10 provinces...
Forum: General Topics 03-07-20, 12:25 PM
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Posted By Bill A
Some Pictou badges were brass, but again, it...

Some Pictou badges were brass, but again, it could be for several other Scottish regiments.
The button is identified as the first pattern RCEME, circa 1944-1950.
Forum: General Topics 02-07-20, 04:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 284
Posted By Bill A
Pretty sure that is one of the copies. The...

Pretty sure that is one of the copies.
The brass CTTC is still a scarcer badge, but not in the same category as the plastic one.
The stag badge could be Pictou Highlanders, but hard to say...
Forum: General Topics 02-07-20, 11:24 AM
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Posted By Bill A
Morning (Canada time), The CTTC cap badge is...

Morning (Canada time),
The CTTC cap badge is plastic? It is a scarcer badge. The Canadian Beavers was a precursor of the CWAC. Again, a better badge. The CATS badge has been repro'd and most of the...
Forum: General Topics 01-07-20, 11:25 PM
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Posted By Bill A
As Phil said, the 51st Soo is a well documented...

As Phil said, the 51st Soo is a well documented fake. I have reservations about the Oxford Rifles, and the 79th Cameron's is damaged.
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 01-07-20, 02:40 PM
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Posted By Bill A
Hi Terry, Many First WW nursing sisters ONLY...

Hi Terry,
Many First WW nursing sisters ONLY wore the CAMC collars, though as pointed out on the other thread, some did have cap badges. They were not considered a separate service, as in some...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 30-06-20, 05:22 PM
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Posted By Bill A
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Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 30-06-20, 11:52 AM
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Posted By Bill A
Hi Steve, the wing you imaged has all the...

Hi Steve, the wing you imaged has all the characteristics of the Type 1.
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 28-06-20, 11:27 AM
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Posted By Bill A
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Forum: General Topics. 28-06-20, 11:25 AM
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Posted By Bill A
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Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 27-06-20, 08:40 PM
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Posted By Bill A
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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 27-06-20, 05:50 PM
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Posted By Bill A
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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 27-06-20, 10:54 AM
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Posted By Bill A
Hello Rm567, good to see your first post on the...

Hello Rm567, good to see your first post on the Forum. Welcome.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 26-06-20, 11:42 AM
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Posted By Bill A
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Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 26-06-20, 11:40 AM
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Posted By Bill A
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Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 24-06-20, 05:41 PM
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Posted By Bill A
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Interesting question you have posed. I can't speak to the South African regulations, but in the Canadian case, the...
Forum: Infantry and Special Forces 24-06-20, 11:59 AM
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Posted By Bill A
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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 21-06-20, 08:21 PM
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Posted By Bill A
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Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 21-06-20, 11:59 AM
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Posted By Bill A
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Forum: General Topics. 20-06-20, 05:17 PM
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Posted By Bill A
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Forum: Military Buttons 19-06-20, 12:32 PM
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Posted By Bill A
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