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Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia Yesterday, 02:13 PM
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Posted By grey_green_acorn
Similar to the man on the right of the group. ...

Similar to the man on the right of the group. Middlesex Yeomanry 1896.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Middlesex_Yeomanry#/media/File:Group,_Middlesex_Yeomanry,_1896.jpg

Tim
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia Yesterday, 01:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 400
Posted By grey_green_acorn
I wonder if he had more than one Sam Browne belt...

I wonder if he had more than one Sam Browne belt as I believe the Royal Ulster Rifles wore black belts?. While the family provenance is impeccable the museum may have done a certain amount of ‘set...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 01:44 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By grey_green_acorn
In all probability the examples found of badges...

In all probability the examples found of badges like that in post 1 and made in various metals are from the Martin Marsh catalogue and of course mis-described. See
...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 08:57 AM
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Posted By grey_green_acorn
I have it as 2010 - Joint Air Delivery Test &...

I have it as 2010 - Joint Air Delivery Test & Evaluation Unit, RAF Brize Norton.

https://www.raf.mod.uk/our-organisation/units/joint-air-delivery-test-and-evaluation-unit/

Tim
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 10-11-19, 05:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 118
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Blackened version sealed May 1969 Tim

Blackened version sealed May 1969

Tim
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 08-11-19, 07:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 451
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Alan, thanks. My conclusion so far is that the...

Alan, thanks.
My conclusion so far is that the Wessex Wyvern badge in gold anodised was worn for at least 34 years (1958-1992) by units of the Regular Army, Territorial Army, University OTC, Army...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 08-11-19, 07:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 451
Posted By grey_green_acorn
I did wonder about the Wessex Yeomanry? ...

I did wonder about the Wessex Yeomanry?

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showpost.php?p=166473&postcount=11

Wessex Wyvern cap and collar badges were also worn by Exeter University...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 08-11-19, 04:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 451
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Chris, Direct comparison with a J.R.GAUNT B'HAM...

Chris,
Direct comparison with a J.R.GAUNT B'HAM version.

To me they look identical apart from the maker marking.

Tim
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 08-11-19, 08:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 451
Posted By grey_green_acorn
The badge is marked BEEWYSE LONDON not BYWYSE ...

The badge is marked BEEWYSE LONDON not BYWYSE

Tim
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 07-11-19, 10:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 451
Posted By grey_green_acorn
I have found that the Wessex Wyvern badge was...

I have found that the Wessex Wyvern badge was also worn by the Army Cadet Force in the 1970s. Also more recently and briefly by the Royal Wessex Yeomanry?

Of more interest there is a civilian...
Forum: General Topics. 07-11-19, 07:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 390
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Some of mine here ...

Some of mine here
https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showpost.php?p=439731&postcount=4

Tim
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 07-11-19, 11:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 451
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Thanks all for comments so far. This is a fairly...

Thanks all for comments so far. This is a fairly common badge which was worn for more than 34 years from 1958-1992. All the badges I have seen are maker marked either J.R.GAUNT LONDON or J.R.GAUNT...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 07-11-19, 09:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 145
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Thanks all. So my unvoided badge is probably a...

Thanks all.
So my unvoided badge is probably a manufacturers error.

Tim
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 07-11-19, 09:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 451
Posted By grey_green_acorn
The only other badge marked BEEWYSE LONDON I have...

The only other badge marked BEEWYSE LONDON I have is a metal Kuwait Defence Force badge.

Tim
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 06-11-19, 07:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 145
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Royal Artillery QC AA Beret Badge

Royal Artillery beret size badge Queen’s Crown with flat back and not voided. Maker mark FIRMIN & SONS in an arc above LONDON

Tim
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 06-11-19, 07:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 451
Posted By grey_green_acorn
BEEWYSE LONDON - makers mark on Anodised Cap Badge

Any thoughts on this Wessex Brigade / Wessex Volunteers gold anodised aluminium cap badge with maker mark BEEWYSE LONDON

Tim
Forum: General Topics. 06-11-19, 07:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 200
Posted By grey_green_acorn
‘Scotland Forever’ is the famous painting by Lady...

‘Scotland Forever’ is the famous painting by Lady Butler. The painting in post 1 is ‘Gordon’s and Greys to the front’ and is by Stanley Berkeley.

Tim
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 04-11-19, 04:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 271
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Bob, Envious! Tim

Bob,
Envious!

Tim
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 04-11-19, 03:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 180
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Sean. I have an example of the embroidered RMP...

Sean.
I have an example of the embroidered RMP cap badge. It is quite small and I suspect it might have been intended for a beret on a souvenir teddy bear. A similar item exists of a Royal Marine...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 03-11-19, 07:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 271
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Mark, Hart in water (bottom row right) is the...

Mark,
Hart in water (bottom row right) is the Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment - I have two facing right versions and have been looking for a partner for about 40 years!

The standing Hart...
Forum: Headdress 02-11-19, 09:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 116
Posted By grey_green_acorn
ATS

ATS, illustrated bottom right.

Tim
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 02-11-19, 09:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 130
Posted By grey_green_acorn
This shows the 1990 passing out parade of the...

This shows the 1990 passing out parade of the Junior Leaders Regiment Royal Armoured Corps at Stanley Barracks, Bovington. The parade is led by the Duke of Cambridge's Band of the Army Junior School...
Forum: Other Militaria 29-10-19, 02:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 313
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Protective carrying case for Military...

Protective carrying case for Military 'Ruggedized' PCs / Laptops / Tablets and Optical kit?

Tim
Forum: Headdress 28-10-19, 03:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 375
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Perhaps worn by a Piper? Tim

Perhaps worn by a Piper?

Tim
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 24-10-19, 09:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Didier, It looks like a very ornate Bulldog...

Didier,
It looks like a very ornate Bulldog Clip with a WD broad arrow mark? Here is the ordinary type used in their millions to hold sheets of paper together, often hung on hooks on office walls.
...
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