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Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 01-11-19, 08:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 167
Posted By Shiny
Morning All, Having read your comments I...

Morning All,

Having read your comments I have had a look at the badge and you are spot on Graham.

Now I'm looking for a crown being removed it's really obvious. Luckily I didn't pay much for...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 31-10-19, 06:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 167
Posted By Shiny
Royal Marines Police

Hi All,

Can anyone tell me if this is correct?

I've got in my mind one of the clues is the text being visible but I'm not sure.

Thanks,

Michael
Forum: Other Militaria 30-10-19, 08:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 351
Posted By Shiny
Thanks a lot everyone, I've been given this...

Thanks a lot everyone,

I've been given this and was wondering if was worth gluing all the cracks up but as I didn't know what it was I had no idea.

Michael
Forum: Other Militaria 29-10-19, 03:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 351
Posted By Shiny
Thanks for the ideas everyone. The only text that...

Thanks for the ideas everyone. The only text that was on it was hidden under red paint and as you'll see from the photo has just about disappeared.

Thanks again,

Michael
Forum: Other Militaria 28-10-19, 02:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 351
Posted By Shiny
What was this box / case used for?

Hi All,

Can anyone tell me what was in this please?

Thanks,

Michael
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 08-10-19, 09:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 202
Posted By Shiny
Hi Jon, Hopefully this will help. ...

Hi Jon,

Hopefully this will help.

Michael
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 08-10-19, 06:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 202
Posted By Shiny
Hi Jon, I do and his pay book. He appears to...

Hi Jon,

I do and his pay book. He appears to have been with them all the way through the war until his discharge in 1945.

I'll put a copy of his postings on here when I get home in a few hours....
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 08-10-19, 04:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 202
Posted By Shiny
Thanks very much Jon, In that case I think...

Thanks very much Jon,

In that case I think as I have the titles already I'll go for the end of the war, that way I can put his 4 year service chevrons on as well.

I'll try and find out which...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 07-10-19, 08:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 216
Posted By Shiny
I saw a number on the back but couldn't see if...

I saw a number on the back but couldn't see if they were properly stamped like the originals or printed.

I was thinking the lugged could be mistaken for a collar badge once some of these dodgy...
Forum: Headdress 06-10-19, 07:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 181
Posted By Shiny
Thanks a lot Jim, that's great. Michael

Thanks a lot Jim, that's great.

Michael
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 05-10-19, 04:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 202
Posted By Shiny
Badging a WW2 RE Jacket

Hi All,

I'm trying to badge up a battle dress blouse as per a relative's service and am looking for a bit of help.

I know he was in 712 General Construction Company for most of the war and was...
Forum: Headdress 05-10-19, 02:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 181
Posted By Shiny
Help with a WW2 MP Tommy Helmet

Hi All,

I'm trying to repair a replica MP tommy helmet for a display and was wondering if anyone had a real one they could share photos of?

I'm trying to get an idea of the colours used, the...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 04-10-19, 04:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 216
Posted By Shiny
Thanks Jerry, It's the first time I'd seen...

Thanks Jerry,

It's the first time I'd seen them. I take it they aren't getting mixed with originals then.

Michael
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 04-10-19, 02:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 216
Posted By Shiny
Replica NAAFI Cap Badge

Hi All,

I've just spotted these replica NAAFI badges on eBay, it's one to be aware of as they look very similar to the originals:
...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 26-08-19, 11:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 115
Posted By Shiny
Spricht Deutsch?

Hi All,

I've just picked this up, I'm sure we all know what it means but who wore / wears it and where?

It's about 4cm long and 2cm high.

Thanks,

Michael
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 25-08-19, 04:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 227
Posted By Shiny
Thank you, that makes a lot more sense. I was...

Thank you, that makes a lot more sense. I was wondering how the slider could be worn with the Jimmy on lugs.

Michael
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 25-08-19, 04:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 227
Posted By Shiny
Thanks a lot for the replies, no the Jimmy is...

Thanks a lot for the replies, no the Jimmy is bimetal but if the sealed pattern is 1955 then that answers the question.

I wonder what the crown was from.

Michael
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 25-08-19, 11:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 227
Posted By Shiny
Royal signals two piece badge

Hi All,

I've just picked this two piece badge up but now I'm looking at my books I can only find a Queen's crown version.

Is this badge right or does the crown belong to a different badge?
...
Forum: The Home Front 14-08-19, 07:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 172
Posted By Shiny
Brilliant, thanks a lot. Michael

Brilliant, thanks a lot.

Michael
Forum: The Home Front 13-08-19, 11:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 172
Posted By Shiny
Senior Fire Guard Title

Hi All,

I've just received this cloth title but I don't know much about cloth badges.

Does this look original or repro?

The photos don't show it very well but the lettering is quite a dark...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 05-08-19, 06:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 151
Posted By Shiny
Thanks Luke, I was pleased, does that mean...

Thanks Luke,

I was pleased, does that mean you think they zre both ok? I was a bit dubious about one of them.

Michael
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 05-08-19, 05:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 151
Posted By Shiny
Kings Own Scottish Borders

Hi All,

I've been given these two badges, any opinions?

Thanks,

Michael
Forum: General Topics. 04-08-19, 01:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 853
Posted By Shiny
Here's an interesting little comment I found in a...

Here's an interesting little comment I found in a 1915 Military Police war diary:

1915

FEB 6 RED CAP COVERS - AAF AGREED THAT RED CAP COVERS WERE BOTH UNDESIRABLE AND UNNECESSARY AND THE FORMER...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 02-08-19, 01:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 415
Posted By Shiny
Thanks for the replies everyone. Bit of an oddity...

Thanks for the replies everyone. Bit of an oddity then.

Michael
Forum: General Topics. 02-08-19, 11:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 853
Posted By Shiny
It should be on there now Mike, I had marked it...

It should be on there now Mike, I had marked it as private as I was first creating it but forgot to change it.

Michael
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