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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 31-03-21, 10:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 252
Posted By stray_dog
Alan, GriffMJ, Leigh, magpie, thank you all for...

Alan, GriffMJ, Leigh, magpie, thank you all for your time and your replies! I will search towards this direction.

Magpie, this was the only photo, unfortunately...

Could it be cadet related,...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 31-03-21, 06:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 252
Posted By stray_dog
Unknown badge

Hi,

I saw this badge online, and I am sure I have seen another example before, but, for the life of me, I can't remember where or what it was, since it must have been more than a decade ago...
...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 06-03-21, 06:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 468
Posted By stray_dog
Thanks again, dumdum!

Thanks again, dumdum!
Forum: New Zealand Badges 05-03-21, 10:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 468
Posted By stray_dog
Thanks for the reply, dumdum! Is there any...

Thanks for the reply, dumdum!

Is there any doubt about it being period original - and, actually, what period would that be? Are there restrikes of this badge? I have found a thread, in which...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 04-03-21, 06:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 447
Posted By stray_dog
Leigh, Chay, thank you for your replies! Nice to...

Leigh, Chay, thank you for your replies! Nice to see the NZ badge photo, too.

Edit: Also thanks for the link, Leigh!

I know that authenticating these is tricky, but IMO they are really...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 04-03-21, 05:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 468
Posted By stray_dog
Thanks again, John!

Thanks again, John!
Forum: New Zealand Badges 04-03-21, 04:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 468
Posted By stray_dog
Thanks for your time and your reply, John! ...

Thanks for your time and your reply, John!

Was this type of badge issued until 1950 or earlier? It also seems rather hard to find online information regarding the history of the Regiment...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 04-03-21, 03:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 447
Posted By stray_dog
Thanks for the reply, CB! Giorgos

Thanks for the reply, CB!

Giorgos
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 04-03-21, 02:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 447
Posted By stray_dog
Thanks for your time and your reply, JT! ...

Thanks for your time and your reply, JT!

Regards,
Giorgos
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 04-03-21, 01:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 447
Posted By stray_dog
Cast KRRC badge

Hi all!

I 'd like to share this cast KRRC badge, part of a small lot that I recently added to the collection.

It does look honest in hand, but I would like to have some more learned opinions on...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 04-03-21, 01:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 468
Posted By stray_dog
16th Waikato Rgt. badge

Hi all,

sharing this 16th Waikato Regiment cap badge, which came as part of a small lot, recently added to the collection.

Is there a way of determining its vintage? Is it WW1 or could it be...
Forum: Army 04-03-21, 01:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 253
Posted By stray_dog
S.A.T.C. badge

Hi all,

just sharing one of the latest additions to my collection, a S.A.T.C. badge, which came as part of a small lot.

Regards,
Giorgos
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 22-02-19, 11:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 608
Posted By stray_dog
That is true, Lee, although the lining was...

That is true, Lee, although the lining was removed, it clearly has a slider pocket remaining... It is also possible that the jacket was tailored late during the war, and still used in the post-war...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 21-02-19, 10:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 608
Posted By stray_dog
Thank you very much, Thomas, for all the info...

Thank you very much, Thomas, for all the info provided!

Giorgos
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 21-02-19, 10:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 608
Posted By stray_dog
Ritchie, I also think that it did not belong to...

Ritchie, I also think that it did not belong to Major John Maxwell, as he had already become a Captain on May 22, 1935. An interesting story, nonetheless and such a tragic death, so close to the end...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 20-02-19, 05:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 608
Posted By stray_dog
Ritchie, could it be this man, the one you are...

Ritchie, could it be this man, the one you are referring to?


Maxwell,
John
J. Maxwell
Son of Arthur Henry and Vereana Estelle Beresford Maxwell, of Corduff, Co. Dublin, Irish Republic....
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 20-02-19, 10:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 608
Posted By stray_dog
Thank you for your reply, James! What I was...

Thank you for your reply, James!

What I was able to find in that context was that, according to Tim Moreman's "British Commandos 1940-46", the origins of RM Commando units were as follows:

1 RM...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 17-02-19, 09:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 608
Posted By stray_dog
Thank you for your reply, Ritchie! Regards, ...

Thank you for your reply, Ritchie!

Regards,
Giorgos
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 15-02-19, 10:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 608
Posted By stray_dog
Green slip-on loops and lanyard ID

Hi all!

Khaki Drill Officers' Service Dress jackets of Regiments which saw service in the M. East, N. Africa and the Mediterranean are some of my favourite items and I am interested in purchasing...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 28-02-14, 09:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,704
Posted By stray_dog
I was not actually planning on buying it, we just...

I was not actually planning on buying it, we just had some conversation about it, since it was posted on the forum. The seller knew nothing about it, it was allegedly found in his grandfather's...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 28-02-14, 06:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,704
Posted By stray_dog
Sorry Andy, I was typing when you posted your...

Sorry Andy, I was typing when you posted your answer and saw it just now!

That's what he told me about the vent hole... :confused: My first thoughts were also that it was an EI judging from what I...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 28-02-14, 06:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,704
Posted By stray_dog
Thanks again! I guess that in that case the...

Thanks again!

I guess that in that case the price is affected accordingly!

The pics are not of the best quality, the first one was actually a scanned image, showing a different colour.

Best...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 28-02-14, 05:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,704
Posted By stray_dog
Thank you Alan! I was also told that it does have...

Thank you Alan! I was also told that it does have a sweat hole on the crown.

Best regards,
Giorgos
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 28-02-14, 02:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,704
Posted By stray_dog
Hi all! Bringing this one back to the top...

Hi all!

Bringing this one back to the top after a long time... A fellow member on a Greek forum has posted this badge, offering it for sale at quite a low price. We thought that he either has a...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 29-01-11, 07:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,215
Posted By stray_dog
Thanks for the reply! Regards, Giorgos

Thanks for the reply!

Regards, Giorgos
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