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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 29-10-19, 08:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 212
Posted By Steve J
Thanks for the comments so far, this is great...

Thanks for the comments so far, this is great progress.

Cormorant, can see that for sure.

Grapnel is a type of anchor and type of hook. In heraldry one definition I located is: "A grappling...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 29-10-19, 04:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 212
Posted By Steve J
Eagle and Anchor Badge - what is it

Searched the web, with keywords Coast Guard, Air Sea Rescue, Eagle Anchor, Seagull Anchor, Albatross Anchor. Would anyone have seen this badge in their travels?

Eagle and Anchor embroidered badge....
Forum: Other Militaria 26-08-19, 04:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 251
Posted By Steve J
COAT, MILITIA, RANGERS (Canadian)

Discussion of Canadian subjects is pretty slow, everyone must be out camping, fishing or golfing.

There's a few Pacific Coast Militia Rangers ( PCMR ) aficionados amongst forum members. They may...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 28-07-19, 10:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 110
Posted By Steve J
Belgian "A Wing" Para Wings (Plastic Impressed)

Reference: "Parachute Badges and Insignia of the World" by RJ Bragg & Roy Turner:
a. plate 33, Item 451; and
b. page 176, description of plate 33.

I started out seeing the badge in the first...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 22-07-19, 11:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 265
Posted By Steve J
General lack of knowledge by many sellers

As per Ebay Seller's Standard Operating Procedure #1:
Item must be placed for a quick sale, regardless of casualties.

SOP #2, see SOP #1.


Steve J.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 22-07-19, 10:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 265
Posted By Steve J
Not necessarily theatre made wings...how about Belgian rubber embossed wings

I figured out most of the wing question.

Reference: "Parachute Badges and Insignia of the World" by RJ Bragg & Roy Turner:
a. plate 33, Item 451; and
b. page 176, description of plate...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 22-07-19, 08:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 265
Posted By Steve J
Theatre Made Wings? How about Not Theatre Made Wings...

Saw this denim battledress jacket on ebay. Pretty unusual looking construction to the wings, as if they were painted with a stencil; not having seen this on older badges I wonder would it be a form...
Forum: Infantry 21-07-19, 12:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 227
Posted By Steve J
Manitoba Mounted Rifles

Good day,

I have a Manitoba Mounted Rifles cap badge (lugged) that was part of my father's collection that I inherited in 2001. The badge looks like a solder repair was started and the clean-up...
Forum: General Topics 16-07-19, 08:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 928
Posted By Steve J
"Stable Belts of The British Army"

Hi Leigh, thanks for posting that site, I should have thought of that for my original post. I have seen quite a few sites for current British manufacturers, some of whom have been in business for a...
Forum: General Topics 16-07-19, 08:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 928
Posted By Steve J
HLI of C Stable Belt

Bill, thank you for sharing the picture of your stable belt. It is especially good to have provenance for it.

The other interesting thing about provenance is you can track waist sizes from the...
Forum: General Topics 13-07-19, 10:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 928
Posted By Steve J
The Stable Belt in Canadian Use

Good day, this post is prompted by seeing young Richard Law's current endeavours with re-popularizing the Stable Belt (perhaps we can abbreviate to SB in this post) in the Canadian Army. As some of...
Forum: General Topics 11-07-19, 12:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 207
Posted By Steve J
Directorate Clothing General Engineering and Maintenance (DCGEM) Badge/Label

Good day, I wanted to see if anyone has seen this type of badge from Directorate of Clothing, General Engineering, and Maintenance (DCGEM)

All I have is that DCGEM was the entity prior to DSSPM....
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 15-06-19, 01:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 209
Posted By Steve J
Hello to all,

Good day, have just joined the Forum, thought it might be nice to be a member instead of just looking from time to time.

Collect and reenact RCEME , FSSF, 1 Can Para, collect parachute related...
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