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Forum: General Topics. 28-07-21, 01:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 302
Posted By Charliedog012012
Sir, I both admire and applaud your efforts and...

Sir, I both admire and applaud your efforts and sentiments. What a wonderful gift to pass down to those who follow you in your family. When I buy a medal I try to find out as much as I can about the...
Forum: The Home Front 21-07-21, 12:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 361
Posted By Charliedog012012
I wholeheartedly agree with your statement when...

I wholeheartedly agree with your statement when you refer to learning about a badge and it’s history. By doing such research, one gains a huge amount of respect for the munition and factory/ shipyard...
Forum: The Home Front 20-07-21, 10:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 361
Posted By Charliedog012012
Quite a few nice OWS badges appearing on eBay of...

Quite a few nice OWS badges appearing on eBay of late and all attracting high bidding. I have been staggered at how some people are bidding above dealer prices. I had a go at one badge but the...
Forum: Other Military Topics 30-06-21, 01:42 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,745
Posted By Charliedog012012
Very nice find indeed. The postcards appear to be...

Very nice find indeed. The postcards appear to be in excellent condition for their age. Well done.
Cheers
James
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 09-06-21, 06:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 911
Posted By Charliedog012012
Thumbs up Well, following the above recommendations I...

Well, following the above recommendations I decided to have a look at his site. Well worth it and I was l very pleased with a purchase that I made. It was dispatched promptly and I received two nice...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 04-06-21, 08:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 357
Posted By Charliedog012012
Westminsters

PM sent
Thanks
James
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-06-21, 11:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 364
Posted By Charliedog012012
More likely that they are Nickel plated. They are...

More likely that they are Nickel plated. They are nice examples. As to why they were issued there does not appear to be any clear explanation. It has been suggested that they may have been worn by...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 28-05-21, 11:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 441
Posted By Charliedog012012
Either one of the numbers would be 1916......so I...

Either one of the numbers would be 1916......so I guess it is 1916. As for its use, I would have no idea.
Cheers
James
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 27-05-21, 03:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 441
Posted By Charliedog012012
I have no problem doing two things at the same...

I have no problem doing two things at the same time. For example, I can sleep and breathe at the same time!
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 27-05-21, 02:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 441
Posted By Charliedog012012
Actually late 1914. The 1915 RD numbers begin at...

Actually late 1914. The 1915 RD numbers begin at 644935. The RD numbers appear to have been issued throughout the year and not just the beginning or the end. One has to be careful because the RD...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 23-05-21, 03:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 414
Posted By Charliedog012012
PM sent Cheers James

PM sent
Cheers
James
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 14-05-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 282
Posted By Charliedog012012
I remember reading somewhere that the First World...

I remember reading somewhere that the First World War version of the badge was affectionately known as the ‘lady with the frying pan’.
Forum: Other Military Topics 05-05-21, 05:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 606
Posted By Charliedog012012
Well done. Heartening to see such worthwhile...

Well done. Heartening to see such worthwhile work. Thank You.
Forum: The Home Front 02-05-21, 06:47 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 9,426
Posted By Charliedog012012
Well, it certainly drew some interest on...

Well, it certainly drew some interest on eBay..........someone was really keen. It went for £161 !!!...phew!!!!
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 01-05-21, 01:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 413
Posted By Charliedog012012
Absolutely wonderful resource and I have just...

Absolutely wonderful resource and I have just spent a pleasurable half hour looking through the various sections. Thank you for posting.
Cheers
James
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 30-04-21, 11:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 715
Posted By Charliedog012012
PM sent Cheers James

PM sent
Cheers
James
Forum: The Home Front 29-04-21, 12:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 795
Posted By Charliedog012012
Very nice example and one I have never seen...

Very nice example and one I have never seen before. Many thanks for posting.
Cheers
James
Forum: The Home Front 26-04-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 9,426
Posted By Charliedog012012
The silver medallion is a lovely item and is...

The silver medallion is a lovely item and is drawing interest but I fear that the bidding will be too rich for me. However, I shall watch with interest from the sidelines.
Forum: The Home Front 25-04-21, 03:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 517
Posted By Charliedog012012
Congratulations on some excellent finds. I think...

Congratulations on some excellent finds. I think that your VTC album is an absolute inspiration and it is an excellent reference source.
Cheers
James
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 22-04-21, 03:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 282
Posted By Charliedog012012
The actual process for Chrome Plating was...

The actual process for Chrome Plating was developed in 1924 at Columbia University by Fink and Eldridge. They based their experimental work on a paper published by a scientist called Sargent. It has...
Forum: The Home Front 25-03-21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 9,426
Posted By Charliedog012012
Hi Mike, It is an X series. A very nice badge...

Hi Mike,
It is an X series. A very nice badge indeed.
Cheers
James
Forum: The Home Front 25-03-21, 03:45 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 9,426
Posted By Charliedog012012
Finally but finally managed to get hold of the...

Finally but finally managed to get hold of the Nickel / Nickel plated 1915 badge manufactured by Woolley & Co Ltd - Birmingham in absolutely cracking condition. I have been looking for so long. As...
Forum: The Home Front 24-03-21, 04:27 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 9,426
Posted By Charliedog012012
Excellent thinking Mike. I can see the logic.

Excellent thinking Mike. I can see the logic.
Forum: The Home Front 16-03-21, 01:11 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 9,426
Posted By Charliedog012012
I came across a nice article in respect of the...

I came across a nice article in respect of the contribution of Women volunteers during the First World War. The WVS were in many respects like the Women’s Legion which itself was formed by the...
Forum: Other Military Topics 04-03-21, 06:24 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 16,773
Posted By Charliedog012012
I chuckled when I read that...some people are...

I chuckled when I read that...some people are unbelievable.........then again, if it helps to sell the poppy badges it might be worth giving it a try.......I can see it now...an RAF poppy badge could...
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