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Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges Yesterday, 03:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 160
Posted By Milmed
WTS - Womens Transport Service (East Africa WWII)

WTS - Womens Transport Service (East Africa WWII)
Forum: Army 03-05-21, 05:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 77
Posted By Milmed
Hi Brian, Yes not easily found. The collars you...

Hi Brian,
Yes not easily found. The collars you have though are not R&HB but SA Railway Police collar badges of a senior official c.1930's to 1950's. There are pictures about of railway police...
Forum: General Topics. 29-04-21, 06:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 331
Posted By Milmed
Terry, This is not a nurses tippit but a cold...

Terry,
This is not a nurses tippit but a cold weather long cape. These were worn by QAIMNS, QAIMNSR and TANS in grey wool and lined in red.

I have handled this cape and it is WWII with all...
Forum: General Topics 27-04-21, 03:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 172
Posted By Milmed
South African UDF General Service Corps...

South African UDF General Service Corps (Springbok in circle with 'Union is Strength' and 'Eendrag Maak Mag' motto) cap and facing collars
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 27-04-21, 01:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 284
Posted By Milmed
Indian Supply and Transport Corps

Indian Supply and Transport Corps
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 21-04-21, 06:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 190
Posted By Milmed
The pictures are of British Red Cross VAD nurses...

The pictures are of British Red Cross VAD nurses in service at an RN Station.

They are not QARNNS nurses.

The armband is blue with a crowned VAD Mobile embroidered badge. Here is a link to the...
Forum: Indian Badges 21-04-21, 05:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 352
Posted By Milmed
Yes it is a SAAF senior officer cap badge and...

Yes it is a SAAF senior officer cap badge and still current.
Forum: Army 19-04-21, 04:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 331
Posted By Milmed
Smile KFC - Kentucky Fried Chicken :) - You must have...

KFC - Kentucky Fried Chicken :) - You must have been hungry when typing this

I think the badges you see were KFS and they do come up from time to time. I would say moderately rare
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 11-04-21, 09:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 493
Posted By Milmed
Leigh, Second picture is a close up of a uniform...

Leigh, Second picture is a close up of a uniform button....
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 10-04-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 189
Posted By Milmed
Hi Chris, Can confirm these were originally...

Hi Chris,
Can confirm these were originally collars, but there was a change in cap (ATS style) in grey to match the grey Norfolk uniform. A collar badge was worn on the this cap instead of the...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 08-04-21, 05:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 205
Posted By Milmed
[QUOTE=Neil s;545262]Titles 247893247894 ...

[QUOTE=Neil s;545262]Titles
247893247894

The 2 AMC titles are Australian Army Medical Corps and not RAMC
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-04-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 218
Posted By Milmed
King Frederik IX of Denmark (1947 - 1972)

King Frederik IX of Denmark (1947 - 1972)
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 04-04-21, 02:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By Milmed
Terry, Yes the WAMPC was part of WAAS. They...

Terry,
Yes the WAMPC was part of WAAS. They wore general service Cap and Collar badges with SAMPC shoulder titles.

The cloth backing was not worn by WAMPC. As far as I am aware cloth backings to...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 04-04-21, 02:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 276
Posted By Milmed
I think it may be Canadian medic(or infantry...

I think it may be Canadian medic(or infantry stretcher bearer) trade badge and c. 1956 - 1968
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 03-04-21, 10:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By Milmed
Terry, The WAAS looks like a lead cast economy...

Terry,
The WAAS looks like a lead cast economy version.
The SA General service is a collar badge but should not have the red backing. This was used though by the WAMPC which would fit your...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-04-21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 131
Posted By Milmed
The top two I believe may be Cadets badges. 1st...

The top two I believe may be Cadets badges. 1st on may be St.Johns College
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 29-03-21, 04:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By Milmed
Yes they would need to provide Provenance. Simply...

Yes they would need to provide Provenance. Simply stating that it is SRA does not make it SRA. Some SA dealers are known to inflate an items description if they have a foreign buyer willing to spend...
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 28-03-21, 03:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By Milmed
How do you Know that it is Southern Rhodesia...

How do you Know that it is Southern Rhodesia Artillery?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-03-21, 04:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 229
Posted By Milmed
I believe they may be American. Not sure whether...

I believe they may be American. Not sure whether coastguard but probably easy to find via google
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 20-03-21, 11:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 155
Posted By Milmed
Hi Alex, Full title FANY were WWI era and...

Hi Alex,
Full title FANY were WWI era and should be bronze. I think this is one of the fake ones. Stand to be corrected though.

Steven
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 17-03-21, 03:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 202
Posted By Milmed
As you say, you cannot say 'fake' but I would say...

As you say, you cannot say 'fake' but I would say that these are of recent manufacture (the brooch attachment to the buttons). Possible that the vendor acquired a number of buttons with broken shanks...
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 17-03-21, 09:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 213
Posted By Milmed
We used to call them Lecies, so maybe that is...

We used to call them Lecies, so maybe that is where the L comes from
Forum: Police 13-03-21, 04:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 755
Posted By Milmed
Those are all fake produced for the collectors...

Those are all fake produced for the collectors market. Were mostly snapped up by the Americans
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 12-03-21, 04:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 662
Posted By Milmed
No, there was a white felt badge, but it is not...

No, there was a white felt badge, but it is not common. If you look carefully at the pic, you can still see quite a lot of the white felt.
Forum: Army 11-03-21, 04:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 208
Posted By Milmed
Unfortunately not. Not even the medics wore any...

Unfortunately not. Not even the medics wore any background to there badges.
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