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Forum: Headdress 18-01-21, 04:29 PM
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Posted By paul w
Hi,this FSC is badged to the 8th London Regiment...

Hi,this FSC is badged to the 8th London Regiment (Post Office Rifles) and has QVC black buttons to the front, cheers,

Paul
Forum: Formation and Tasking Signs 12-12-20, 03:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 317
Posted By paul w
That's great Bill, thanks for the reply

That's great Bill, thanks for the reply
Forum: Formation and Tasking Signs 11-12-20, 03:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 317
Posted By paul w
3rd Canadian Division

Hi, can anyone tell me if this 3rd Canadian Division formation sign is WW2 period? It appears to be wool material with canvas backing, many thanks,

Paul
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 13-09-20, 04:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 304
Posted By paul w
Nice badges, here's a couple of photos of the...

Nice badges, here's a couple of photos of the badge being worn by members of the Maritime RA, cheers

Paul
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 03-09-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 246
Posted By paul w
Thanks a lot gents, I really appreciate your...

Thanks a lot gents, I really appreciate your comments, all the best,

Paul
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 02-09-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 246
Posted By paul w
Thank you Luke.

Thank you Luke.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 02-09-20, 03:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 246
Posted By paul w
11th ( Lonsdale ) Battalion the Border Regiment

Guys could you take a look at this new aquisition, it has some of the pointers to look out for but this is the first one of these I've handled so if anyone has any observations/information I'd be...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 18-05-20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 292
Posted By paul w
That would make sense Alan, the 63rd MG Battalion...

That would make sense Alan, the 63rd MG Battalion would have presumably received drafts directly from the MGC Depot and gone to the Division wearing their issued cap badges , and thanks for the...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 18-05-20, 09:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 292
Posted By paul w
RND Machine Gun Corps

The machine gun units in the Royal Naval Division had their own cap badge and according to Westlake wore the curved RND shoulder title , does anyone know if they also wore the standard MGC cap badge...
Forum: General Topics. 10-03-20, 07:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 359
Posted By paul w
Ok, think I've got it now, cheers Paul

Ok, think I've got it now, cheers

Paul
Forum: General Topics. 09-03-20, 08:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 359
Posted By paul w
Thanks for the reply Tony, so the small font ' J....

Thanks for the reply Tony, so the small font ' J. R. Gaunt London ' 15 mm without the dot are also fake maker marks, many thanks

Paul
Forum: General Topics. 09-03-20, 02:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 359
Posted By paul w
J.R. Gaunt maker marks

I'm aware that some J. Gaunt London maker marks are regarded as fake, specifically the 15 mm one with the dot between the Gaunt and London. How about a 15 mm long maker mark without the dot between...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 24-02-20, 06:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 333
Posted By paul w
You may be aware by now but if not, the book...

You may be aware by now but if not, the book Personal Distinctions states that the blue on red badge is the RND sign in general use and the red on blue was worn by the Royal Marines Medical Unit,...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 14-02-20, 02:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By paul w
Cheers guys, and thanks for the information on...

Cheers guys, and thanks for the information on the brazing holes, all the best,

Paul
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 13-02-20, 05:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 201
Posted By paul w
Thanks Dean

Thanks Dean
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 13-02-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 204
Posted By paul w
You guessed right Sean, though I believe they are...

You guessed right Sean, though I believe they are sometimes sold as Senior NCO's helmet plates, cheers,

Paul
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 13-02-20, 03:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By paul w
Thanks very much Luke!

Thanks very much Luke!
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 13-02-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 201
Posted By paul w
Ulster Volunteer Force

This Ulster Volunteer Force badge looks to have been well polished in its day, marked apparently to North Belfast, not really my line so any comments would be appreciated, cheers,

Paul
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 13-02-20, 01:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By paul w
Drake Battalion Cap Badge

What do you think of this one guys, it seems to tick all the right boxes for a Gaunt Drake badge but you never know! I notice that there appears to be more then one type of brazing hole on the back...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 09-02-20, 09:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 406
Posted By paul w
Indeed Frank, the thin brass can make it seem a...

Indeed Frank, the thin brass can make it seem a little fragile but it's quite a sturdy badge and athough well rubbed it has a nice patina to it, I really like this badge, cheers,

Paul
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 02-02-20, 09:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 406
Posted By paul w
Thanks a lot, I believe a distant relative was...

Thanks a lot, I believe a distant relative was killed in action while attached to the 17th Battalion (2nd City battalion) Manchester Regiment from the 1st Bn East Surrey Regiment on the the Somme
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 02-02-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 406
Posted By paul w
Thanks Simon

Thanks Simon
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 02-02-20, 04:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 406
Posted By paul w
Manchester pals

Picked this badge up this week and very pleased with it, Manchester pals cap badge, thin brass with two loops set wide on the reverse. Well polished on the front with a couple of traces of the...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 20-10-19, 01:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 349
Posted By paul w
I like it Tony, apart from the loops its pretty...

I like it Tony, apart from the loops its pretty much identical to mine, cheers,

Paul
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 20-10-19, 10:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 349
Posted By paul w
Thanks a lot for the replies guys I appreciate...

Thanks a lot for the replies guys I appreciate it, it looked ok but its always nice to get confirmation. Tim, I've personally never seen a Hawke cap badge with North-South loops but others with more...
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