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Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia Yesterday, 08:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 87
Posted By Tanker Mike
They look like IWL, with something else I cant...

They look like IWL, with something else I cant make out, maybe a Scottish symbol.

Is he British or Canadian, the picture was found in Canada.

Also no lapel facings.

Mike
Forum: General Topics Yesterday, 06:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 232
Posted By Tanker Mike
I have never seen that type of stamping before on...

I have never seen that type of stamping before on a military badge, sometimes its the maker and a single "Canada" on more modern badges, most modern badges don't have any maker marks.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia Yesterday, 06:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 87
Posted By Tanker Mike
Unknown officer

I know this is a long shot, but I am hoping someone can identify this officer, there is no information on the picture.

Mike
Forum: General Topics Yesterday, 06:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 44
Posted By Tanker Mike
Unidentified officer

I know this is a long shot, but I am hoping someone can identify this officer, there is no information on the picture.

Mike
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia Yesterday, 05:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 198
Posted By Tanker Mike
Cracking display! Mike

Cracking display!

Mike
Forum: Cavalry and Armoured Units 09-04-21, 09:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By Tanker Mike
I would say CEF, used up to WW2 when they changed...

I would say CEF, used up to WW2 when they changed the horse. I have not found any resources to positively identify the CEF vs post WW1 changes.

Mike
Forum: Cavalry and Armoured Units 09-04-21, 09:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 162
Posted By Tanker Mike
First Hussars

Can someone put a time period on this First Hussars cap badge. I am thinking post WW1 but not sure.

Mike
Forum: Infantry 08-04-21, 04:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 113
Posted By Tanker Mike
Interesting badge, first time I have seen it. ...

Interesting badge, first time I have seen it.

Mike
Forum: General Topics 31-03-21, 04:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 232
Posted By Tanker Mike
I agree, where are the maple leaves, or even a...

I agree, where are the maple leaves, or even a beaver, lol.

Mike
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 31-03-21, 04:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By Tanker Mike
Awesome reference book, a must have if you...

Awesome reference book, a must have if you collect Canadian cloth.

Mike
Forum: General Topics 30-03-21, 09:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 232
Posted By Tanker Mike
Canadian combat infantry badge

Here is a very unusual badge that was on ebay, is it a fantasy made up badge, or did the CF actually consider this at one time. The seller stated that it was a proposed Canadian combat infantry...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 19-03-21, 04:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 122
Posted By Tanker Mike
Is that a cap or a collar, looks small Mike

Is that a cap or a collar, looks small

Mike
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 19-03-21, 04:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 13,508
Posted By Tanker Mike
The white cheesecloth backing speaks repro to me ...

The white cheesecloth backing speaks repro to me

Mike
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran, Lapel Badges and Challenge Coins 12-03-21, 06:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 262
Posted By Tanker Mike
Penny

Not really military related except for the time period, but I was so impressed with the work that went into it. Note the enamel, burgundy and blue background, each leaf has been coloured, some skill...
Forum: Air Force (RCAF and CAF) 11-03-21, 03:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 204
Posted By Tanker Mike
Nice markings on the OP wings, Scully made. ...

Nice markings on the OP wings, Scully made.

Mike
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran, Lapel Badges and Challenge Coins 10-03-21, 05:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 113
Posted By Tanker Mike
Seaforth Sweethearts

Here is a couple of nice sweethearts for the Seaforth's, I tried to research the +W+ marking but had no luck. I presume its either Canadian or British made but none of the usual Sterling marking...
Forum: Infantry 25-02-21, 07:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 330
Posted By Tanker Mike
Nice set, look original to me. Mike

Nice set, look original to me.

Mike
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 24-02-21, 08:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 545
Posted By Tanker Mike
Thanks Paul

Thanks Paul
Forum: Cavalry and Armoured Units 22-02-21, 07:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 413
Posted By Tanker Mike
The green backing is unusual, never seen that...

The green backing is unusual, never seen that before.

Mike
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 19-02-21, 07:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 545
Posted By Tanker Mike
Thanks for the replies, does someone have real...

Thanks for the replies, does someone have real ones for comparison.

Mike
Forum: Cavalry and Armoured Units 12-02-21, 10:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 471
Posted By Tanker Mike
Hopefully RECCEboy will answer this thread, he is...

Hopefully RECCEboy will answer this thread, he is the authority on LDSH badges.

My rule of thumb has been no beaver, its early CEF, and if the "LORD" is missing its even earlier.

Mike
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran, Lapel Badges and Challenge Coins 12-02-21, 10:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 267
Posted By Tanker Mike
Nice one

Nice one
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 11-02-21, 03:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 405
Posted By Tanker Mike
Thanks everyone for the information. Mike

Thanks everyone for the information.

Mike
Forum: Cavalry and Armoured Units 10-02-21, 07:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 471
Posted By Tanker Mike
I believe this is the SWW pattern, and looks...

I believe this is the SWW pattern, and looks correct.

Mike
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 10-02-21, 07:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 405
Posted By Tanker Mike
REME Air Transport wings

I recently found these British REME Air Transport wings, in Canada of all places.

I tried to find out more about them but my research only came up with the Air Dispatch wings. Can anyone provide...
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