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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Today, 01:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 38
Posted By mike_vee
Wikipedia has an entry covering Bedfordshire and...

Wikipedia has an entry covering Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment which covers a lot of the details of Toby's post.
...
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran, Lapel Badges and Challenge Coins Today, 09:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 51
Posted By mike_vee
One on eBay for 460.00 ::eek: "Original...

One on eBay for 460.00 ::eek:

"Original WWII US Army First Special Service Force DI / DUI / Distinctive Unit Insignia / Crest.
The DI is in excellent condition. Die struck with no hallmark, the...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches Today, 08:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 106
Posted By mike_vee
From I.W.M "There are many variations of the...

From I.W.M

"There are many variations of the badge, with different patterns of hands and variations on how the torse was depicted. There are also versions where the arm is on the right, which has...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 02:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 193
Posted By mike_vee
T.A units ? "However, the name of the...

T.A units ?

"However, the name of the Cameronians continued through the Territorial Army, with two companies of the 52nd Lowland Volunteers badged as Cameronians. One company was disbanded in...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 01:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 193
Posted By mike_vee
This lot has some nice pics of patch being worn. ...

This lot has some nice pics of patch being worn.
...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 01:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 193
Posted By mike_vee
52 (Lowland Division) Insignia...

52 (Lowland Division) Insignia (http://www.smhc.co.uk/objects_item.asp?item_id=33264)
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 01:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 193
Posted By mike_vee
This looks similar : "WW2 British Army...

This looks similar :

"WW2 British Army Cameronians Scottish Rifles battledress jacket patch badge 2 BN"
...
Forum: The Home Front 20-01-20, 04:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 157
Posted By mike_vee
The image is from a book cover , could there be...

The image is from a book cover , could there be other pictures in the book ?

May be worth a library visit .
Forum: The Home Front 20-01-20, 04:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 157
Posted By mike_vee
There was another WW1 variation , the WFS...

There was another WW1 variation , the WFS (Women's Forestry Service), with a similar badge.

"but the Foresters bear on their armlets and hat a distinctive and highly artistic badge. This was...
Forum: Other Military Topics 20-01-20, 02:37 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 5,637
Posted By mike_vee
Joblot on eBay ! :D Listing appeared with "make...

Joblot on eBay ! :D Listing appeared with "make an offer" option and I got lucky.

A total of 15 badges and I paid the grand sum of ....... 11.00 + 4.00 postage.
Forum: Other Military Topics 19-01-20, 04:04 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 5,637
Posted By mike_vee
First the eyesight fades then the memory starts...

First the eyesight fades then the memory starts going ! :D

I probably got mixed up because there are lots of the leafed ones available but I only recently discovered there was the non leafed...
Forum: Other Military Topics 19-01-20, 12:48 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 5,637
Posted By mike_vee
Solved the puzzle of the 2 different...

Solved the puzzle of the 2 different Passchendaele pins , it appears the one without the leaf was available from Poppy Appeal (PAO) and the one with the leaf was sold by Poppy Shop.

Thanks to Mike...
Forum: Other Military Topics 19-01-20, 12:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 75
Posted By mike_vee
Picked up a bundle of Legion badges (Thanks Dave)...

Picked up a bundle of Legion badges (Thanks Dave) , including the Tri-Nations !
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 18-01-20, 01:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 264
Posted By mike_vee
Well spotted ! :D

Well spotted ! :D
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-01-20, 05:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 673
Posted By mike_vee
A lot of SWB badges sold at auction and photo...

A lot of SWB badges sold at auction and photo (rear of badges) shows a couple with similar fittings to those in first post.
...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-01-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 673
Posted By mike_vee
Modern copy/repro ?

Modern copy/repro ?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-01-20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 206
Posted By mike_vee
That was my immediate impression when I saw it.

That was my immediate impression when I saw it.
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 13-01-20, 05:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 161
Posted By mike_vee
Thread about medal. Corps of Commissionaires...

Thread about medal.

Corps of Commissionaires medal (https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=41278)
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 13-01-20, 05:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 313
Posted By mike_vee
Found this Natal Royal Rifles pic.

Found this Natal Royal Rifles pic.
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 13-01-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,344
Posted By mike_vee
Posted yesterday . ...

Posted yesterday .

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?p=497115#post497115
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 13-01-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 254
Posted By mike_vee
I was curious .:confused: "Each division has...

I was curious .:confused:

"Each division has its own Divisional Sergeant-Major, plus pair of junior NCOs, the Yeoman Bed Hanger and Yeoman Bed Goer, which derive from when the Guard also acted as...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-01-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 120
Posted By mike_vee
Service number from mid 1950's. "23188253 to...

Service number from mid 1950's.
"23188253 to 23479123 Until May 1956"

So, could the 'grey' actually be faded blue ?

Photo of pre 1972 "7TH QUEEN'S OWN HUSSARS".

http://www.stablebelts.co.uk/
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-01-20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 167
Posted By mike_vee
Can't find exact match but definately linked to...

Can't find exact match but definately linked to Sheffield coat of arms.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-01-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 167
Posted By mike_vee
Found this : "Sheffield Volunteer Defence...

Found this :

"Sheffield Volunteer Defence Corps Badge C1914 to 1916"

https://www.yorkandlancasterregimentbadges.com/volunteer-training-corps?limit=12&page=1
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 09-01-20, 04:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 259
Posted By mike_vee
UNITAS medal...

UNITAS medal (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unitas_Medal)

"The Unitas Medal is a medallion struck in bronze, 38 millimetres in diameter and 3 millimetres thick at the rim, displaying a...
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