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Forum: Infantry 30-09-17, 09:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 632
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Hi Jo thanks for posting the link - those...

Hi Jo

thanks for posting the link - those are some very nice badges.

Al
Forum: Infantry 29-09-17, 08:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 632
Posted By Collects Badges
thanks

Hi Bill
thanks for the additional information on these badges during this period.

much appreciated,
Al
Forum: Infantry 26-09-17, 01:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 632
Posted By Collects Badges
Hi Bill thanks for looking and the comments....

Hi Bill

thanks for looking and the comments. It my understanding that all ranks wore the same style badge until approx. 1917/1918.

Al
Forum: Infantry 24-09-17, 04:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 632
Posted By Collects Badges
WWI PPCLI Marguerite

Hi Guys

Would like comments on this WWI PPCLI Marguerite Cap badge.

Is it original and WWI vintage?

Surfed the net to find info on these and fond out that there was a recent reunion badge -...
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 20-04-17, 05:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,826
Posted By Collects Badges
Hi Mike yes thats me Al

Hi Mike

yes thats me

Al
Forum: Infantry 20-04-17, 04:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 716
Posted By Collects Badges
Hi Tim thanks for the feedback much...

Hi Tim

thanks for the feedback

much appreciated

Al
Forum: Infantry 20-04-17, 01:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 716
Posted By Collects Badges
Hi Tim thanks for replying to my post and...

Hi Tim

thanks for replying to my post and all the additional information on these badges.

Looking at the RHS of the scroll on my badge, looks as if there is metal cut out in this area as you...
Forum: Infantry 20-04-17, 01:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 716
Posted By Collects Badges
British American Cap Badge

Hi guys

Here's my British American Canadian Boer War era cap badge (Kings Colonial?).

Looks to be brass, lugs located north/south, and detail is pretty good.

I realize we do not have much...
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 20-04-17, 12:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,826
Posted By Collects Badges
Hi Mike thanks for the kind comments. I...

Hi Mike

thanks for the kind comments.

I have only seen one cap badge for these before but never with matching collars.

best regards,

Al R
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 13-04-17, 01:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,826
Posted By Collects Badges
Hi Dan thanks for the kind comments - I just...

Hi Dan

thanks for the kind comments - I just picked these up yesterday so not for sale for now but will keep you in mind.

Hi Bill

thanks for the additional info on these rare badges...
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 12-04-17, 12:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,826
Posted By Collects Badges
thanks Roy best regards Al

thanks Roy

best regards

Al
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 12-04-17, 12:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,826
Posted By Collects Badges
WWI Canadian Tank Corp General Service Badge

Hi Guys

Posted for comments is a WWI Canadian Tank Corp General Service Badge with matching collars.

Badge and collars are Unmarked, blackened copper with the white metal tank overlays. Plain...
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 09-02-17, 12:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 691
Posted By Collects Badges
Hi Bill thanks for looking and the...

Hi Bill

thanks for looking and the additional information

much appreciated

Al R
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 09-02-17, 12:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,107
Posted By Collects Badges
Wow you guys have good eyes - never noticed the...

Wow you guys have good eyes - never noticed the maker mark above the nut on the reverse.

It is J.R. GAUNT MONTREAL

best regards, Al R
Forum: Army 07-02-17, 03:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,312
Posted By Collects Badges
Hi guys thanks for looking and the...

Hi guys

thanks for looking and the additional information.

Nice badges Tinto - thanks for sharing.

best regards, Al
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 07-02-17, 03:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,107
Posted By Collects Badges
Hi Dave thanks again for looking and the...

Hi Dave

thanks again for looking and the kind comments. Good to know that this one was also made in England.

best regards, Al
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 07-02-17, 03:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 691
Posted By Collects Badges
Hi Dave thanks for looking and the...

Hi Dave

thanks for looking and the additional information.

best regards, Al
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 07-02-17, 04:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 604
Posted By Collects Badges
Nice set of documents Jonathan - thanks for...

Nice set of documents Jonathan - thanks for sharing with us.

Al
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 07-02-17, 04:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 691
Posted By Collects Badges
Hi David Yes it is a police badge, but if...

Hi David

Yes it is a police badge, but if for Westmount Quebec, I wonder why the MADE IN ENGLAND plate on the reverse (?).

The other badge I posted was for City of Ottawa Police, so it could be...
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 06-02-17, 10:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 691
Posted By Collects Badges
City of Westmount Cap Badge

Hi guys

Here's another one I would like to get your opinions on. Its a cap badge to the City of Westmount. Two piece design, blackened copper, with lugs as well as a plate on the reverse that...
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 06-02-17, 10:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,107
Posted By Collects Badges
City of Ottawa Advance Police Force Helmet Plate

Hi Guys

I wonder if you could take a look at this Helmet Plate for The City of Ottawa Advance Police Force helmet plate. Badge is brass two piece design with lugs. Let me know what you think.
...
Forum: Army 06-02-17, 10:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,312
Posted By Collects Badges
Duke of Edinburghs Own Volunteer Rifles

Hello all

I have this cap badge to the Duke of Edinburghs Own Volunteers Rifles. "The Dukes". Badge is lugged and also has clip to reverse.

Please let me know what you guys think.

best...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 30-01-17, 03:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,110
Posted By Collects Badges
thanks

Hi David

Thank you for the additional information on Morrell, you have been a tremendous help. I will also try to download his service papers as Alex suggested.

best regards,

Al
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 30-01-17, 02:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,110
Posted By Collects Badges
Pics of account books

here's a couple pictures of James Ward and Philip H.Morrell's account books:
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 30-01-17, 01:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,110
Posted By Collects Badges
Additional Information on Soldiers

Hi Alex and David

thanks for looking at my post and for the additional information, you guys have been a big help. Here is the additional information for the two soldiers;

correction for James...
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