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Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 09:17 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By grey_green_acorn
Another RA beret size badge although not properly...

Another RA beret size badge although not properly voided and possibly a manufacturers error.

Tim
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 15-10-20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 184
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Also interesting that the WO2 is wearing the...

Also interesting that the WO2 is wearing the ‘Crown in Wreath’ badge of rank carried forward from the practice in the 9/12L as the badge worn by all WO2s.

The extract from RL dress regulations...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 14-10-20, 04:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 134
Posted By grey_green_acorn
The larger plate by Potters of Aldershot is...

The larger plate by Potters of Aldershot is probably for Pipers.

Tim
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 14-10-20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 134
Posted By grey_green_acorn
I have a small collection of badges for belt...

I have a small collection of badges for belt plates here:
https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/album.php?albumid=3131

Although there are some sealed patterns from 1967 - 1968 most are brass...
Forum: General Topics. 12-10-20, 04:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 347
Posted By grey_green_acorn
This is an article from 2016 about a Corporal of...

This is an article from 2016 about a Corporal of Horse in the Life Guards who is one of five saddlers in the Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment.
...
Forum: General Topics. 12-10-20, 02:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 347
Posted By grey_green_acorn
No photo in wear but this may be of interest ...

No photo in wear but this may be of interest

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=81207

Tim
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 12-10-20, 12:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 98
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Mike, Here is my RTR belt plate badge. ...

Mike,
Here is my RTR belt plate badge. Probably more recent than the examples you show and although as cap badge, specifically made with two flat lugs North - South.

I have noted many variations...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 12-10-20, 11:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 168
Posted By grey_green_acorn
9th Lancer Saddler Corporal

Connect with this recent thread:
https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=81196

9th Lancer Saddler Corporal

Tim
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 11-10-20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 147
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Here are my farrier arm badges. The bullion on...

Here are my farrier arm badges. The bullion on scarlet at top left is, I think, quite old.

Tim
Forum: General Topics. 09-10-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 239
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Sean, Thanks, I guess you are already an MHS...

Sean,
Thanks, I guess you are already an MHS member?

Tim
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 08-10-20, 03:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 967
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Here is the Royal Army Medical Corps badge ...

Here is the Royal Army Medical Corps badge

Tim
Forum: General Topics. 08-10-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 239
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Henk, Thank you. now fixed as...

Henk,

Thank you. now fixed as http://www.durbaronline.co.uk/

Tim
Forum: General Topics. 08-10-20, 08:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 239
Posted By grey_green_acorn
India rising within the Military Historical Society

Formed in 1983 as the Indian Military Collectors Society for all with an interest in the military history of the Indian sub-continent (now India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Myanmar (Burma) and the...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 04-10-20, 05:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 173
Posted By grey_green_acorn
These are the collar badges: Dorset Yeomanry -...

These are the collar badges:
Dorset Yeomanry - NSN 8455-99-413-1059 Pattern No 29183

Tim
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 04-10-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 173
Posted By grey_green_acorn
I have this one with JSP 768 description ...

I have this one with JSP 768 description

Dorset Yeomanry - Badge, Cap. Dorset Yeomanry. Gilding metal. Bright gilt plate and bright silver plate. Dark blue enamel. Cotter pin fastener. NSN...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 01-10-20, 07:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 187
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Army Emergency Reserve Royal Engineers...

Army Emergency Reserve Royal Engineers Transportation Units

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=10132&highlight=Transportation

Tim
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 01-10-20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 967
Posted By grey_green_acorn
A few more: Tim

A few more:

Tim
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 01-10-20, 03:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 967
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Just been through my collection and found these: ...

Just been through my collection and found these:

Tim
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 01-10-20, 07:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 344
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Billy, ROYAL HAMPSHIRE is more likely from the...

Billy,
ROYAL HAMPSHIRE is more likely from the regiment, not Civil Defence.

Tim
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 30-09-20, 06:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 967
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Here Is an Army Air Corps set recently acquired. ...

Here Is an Army Air Corps set recently acquired. First pattern anodised collar badges with eagle in wreath. Cap badge maker marked J.R.GAUNT LONDON LTD

Also a second pattern Army Catering Corps...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 29-09-20, 03:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 215
Posted By grey_green_acorn
WRAC lanyard is listed in the 1950s to 1970s...

WRAC lanyard is listed in the 1950s to 1970s documentation as dark green and beech brown but I have yet to see an example in wear.

The red is a little dark for Royal Pioneer Corps - see attached...
Forum: General Topics. 27-09-20, 08:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 522
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Here is an extract from Army Dress Committee...

Here is an extract from Army Dress Committee minutes:

Tim
Forum: General Topics. 27-09-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 522
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Terry, A complex subject, here are my views: ...

Terry,
A complex subject, here are my views:
Most Formation Badges and Tactical Recognition Flashes although they should be authorised and approved by the Army Dress Committee are in effect...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 27-09-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 140
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Agree with Mr T. I also heard that many...

Agree with Mr T. I also heard that many thousands of the light blue DZ flash were produced last year for 2 PARA in an attempt to differentiate in colour from the blue of the Airborne Royal Engineer...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 25-09-20, 09:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 378
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Grenadier Guards Cap Badge 2014

For confirmation? Here is one in sealed packet of issue. Made by FIRMIN but badge not marked and packaging does not show manufacturer’s details as specified by MOD contracts post 2012.
Of interest...
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