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Forum: Off topic 04-05-21, 04:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,216
Posted By Brian Conyngham
When I was a lot younger there were loads of...

When I was a lot younger there were loads of blasting near our home as they were making a new freeway. Can clearly remember watching this and they used to cover the blast area with large blast...
Forum: Army 04-05-21, 11:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 132
Posted By Brian Conyngham
Thanks for the pic showing the variation,...

Thanks for the pic showing the variation, interesting did the shoulder title come blackened like that?

Brian
Forum: Army 04-05-21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 77
Posted By Brian Conyngham
Hi Steven Pictures showing collars, yes...

Hi Steven

Pictures showing collars, yes without scroll...took me awhile to find these.
Forum: Police 03-05-21, 04:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 755
Posted By Brian Conyngham
100% correct from what I know. Only cloth badges...

100% correct from what I know. Only cloth badges worn by Koevoet (Crowbar) members.
Forum: Army 03-05-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 132
Posted By Brian Conyngham
Thanks Frank Will keep that variation in...

Thanks Frank

Will keep that variation in mind...
Forum: Army 03-05-21, 04:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 77
Posted By Brian Conyngham
SA Railways and Harbours Rifles

Hi

Another recent acquisition, a SA Railways and Harbours Rifles cap and collar set. Another unit who's badges are not often seen. They are not to be confused with the WW2 SA Railways and Harbour...
Forum: Army 03-05-21, 03:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 132
Posted By Brian Conyngham
Hi Frank Always keeping my eyes open for WW1...

Hi Frank

Always keeping my eyes open for WW1 badges, yes definitely if other variations pop up I would be interested.

Brian
Forum: Army 03-05-21, 03:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 132
Posted By Brian Conyngham
Hi Frank Here is a rather pleasant MM group...

Hi Frank

Here is a rather pleasant MM group to the SA Signals RE unit in my collection.

Brian
Forum: Army 03-05-21, 11:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 485
Posted By Brian Conyngham
Hi Nice to see the 2 variations, no idea why...

Hi

Nice to see the 2 variations, no idea why the bugle is larger as I have only seen the left version. Maybe a different manufacturer?

Interesting to see the CB Badges don't have screws like my...
Forum: Army 03-05-21, 10:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 132
Posted By Brian Conyngham
SA WW1 SA RE Signal Service

Hi Guys

Ticked another box for my small WW1 collection, the cap badge of the SA Signal Service Royal Engineers. I have had the shoulder title for some time but the cap badge has eluded me.

Both...
Forum: General Topics 03-05-21, 10:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 172
Posted By Brian Conyngham
National Volunteer Reserve Brigade/Battalion badge

Hi

Here is the National Volunteer Reserve Brigade/Battalion still trying to find out which badge, seldom seen would class it as scarce.

As Steven said many of the volunteers would have worn the...
Forum: Army 25-03-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 485
Posted By Brian Conyngham
Thanks Frank You are so right, real British...

Thanks Frank

You are so right, real British quality is hard to beat. The later SA cross belt fire gilt badges for the SAAF, Artillery and General Service versions are on a par with these.
Yes,...
Forum: Army 25-03-21, 08:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 485
Posted By Brian Conyngham
Two New DLI Acquisitions

Ticked off two badges on my want list this month.....

DLI Pouch/Cross Belt badge worn post Boer War to around 1914 by Hobson & Son and a Victorian other ranks Helmet Plate.

Had a few...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 22-03-21, 04:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 412
Posted By Brian Conyngham
Looking at this picture if definitely looks like...

Looking at this picture if definitely looks like the SAMR titles ribbons have been removed from either side, I would definitely say this started life as a South African Mounted Rifles badge.

Brian
Forum: Police 12-03-21, 10:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 755
Posted By Brian Conyngham
I have one of these, was told it might or might...

I have one of these, was told it might or might not be legit.

Apparently and this comes from an ex Koevoet chap, many badges were made by guys on leave in SA in small batches and taken back to...
Forum: Army 12-03-21, 09:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 223
Posted By Brian Conyngham
Leigh Its title is just "Durban Regiment". ...

Leigh

Its title is just "Durban Regiment".

To be honest I'm not sure if the cap is correct but maybe for mess dress purposes. I will do some digging.

Those "buttons" are actually paper clip...
Forum: Army 12-03-21, 09:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 208
Posted By Brian Conyngham
The Medical Band in Durban wore a Tartan backing...

The Medical Band in Durban wore a Tartan backing if I recall.
Forum: General Topics. 12-03-21, 09:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 542
Posted By Brian Conyngham
Thanks guys for the input, this is only my second...

Thanks guys for the input, this is only my second named badge.

The first was an incredible reunite with a group of medals I have. I first bought the medals and about 3 years later I found a SA...
Forum: Army 09-03-21, 03:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 485
Posted By Brian Conyngham
Loupie How about a picture or two of the...

Loupie

How about a picture or two of the collection so far. Those slip on's are getting hard to find, fortunately still pop up from time to time. Acquired a few 3 weeks back but sadly just the...
Forum: Army 09-03-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 615
Posted By Brian Conyngham
Not the one I purchased, wonder what it went for?

Not the one I purchased, wonder what it went for?
Forum: Army 09-03-21, 12:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 426
Posted By Brian Conyngham
Hi Frank Thanks for clearing that up, yes I...

Hi Frank

Thanks for clearing that up, yes I was over the moon with the Natal Hussars find. Not cheap but few from this era are these days.

Had loads on my plate of late hence my absence from...
Forum: General Topics. 09-03-21, 12:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 542
Posted By Brian Conyngham
Named badges?

Hi All

Not sure if this topic has been discussed before.

Last week I acquired a framed British Para beret badge with a Guards Ribbon Backing. What I did not realize at first but only discovered...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 08-03-21, 10:55 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 27,829
Posted By Brian Conyngham
Marc you have a magnificent Artillery collection,...

Marc you have a magnificent Artillery collection, well done!

Brian
Forum: Army 08-03-21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 426
Posted By Brian Conyngham
Hi Frank When you say "silver" do you mean...

Hi Frank

When you say "silver" do you mean white metal or cast silver badges?

Regards
Brian
Forum: Army 08-03-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 253
Posted By Brian Conyngham
Hi A nice crisp striking, there are many...

Hi

A nice crisp striking, there are many versions some rather crude.

Brian
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