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Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges Yesterday, 02:54 PM
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Posted By bess55
Anodised buttons - for interests sake

Gents, purely for interests sake, a recent find - US anodised buttons ( for the service cap I believe)

The place of manufacture caught my attention - unusually the 'British Colony of Hong Kong'.
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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 17-02-20, 09:00 AM
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Posted By bess55
He looks like Northumberland fusiliers to me....

He looks like Northumberland fusiliers to me. Large badge on the Glengarry ?
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 12-02-20, 07:57 PM
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Posted By bess55
Current I diane army wings

Gents for interests sake, attached some current Indian army wings I obtained at the Army HQ garrison area, on the cantonment in Delhi recently.

Worn over the right breast pocket.

Indian...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 11-02-20, 08:16 PM
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Views: 899
Posted By bess55
The vendor told me that his Dad had also served...

The vendor told me that his Dad had also served in Burma. Could they be Indian wings?
Forum: Military Buttons 11-02-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 86
Posted By bess55
Thanks chaps, I'm not sure about it either. It...

Thanks chaps, I'm not sure about it either. It was however dug up, which is a bit odd.

I cant find any reference to it anywhere and the device in the middle doesnt make much sense.

All the best...
Forum: Military Buttons 11-02-20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 86
Posted By bess55
Border Regiment Button

Hi Gents, is anyone able to date this Border Regt button for me at all please?

Many thanks

Bess
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 11-02-20, 07:55 AM
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Views: 71
Posted By bess55
Overseas sand cast REME cap badge

Gents, this is one of two that I have. I initially posted for authenticity and the consensus was likely locally made replacement badges (north Africa etc?).

Unfortunately this one has a broken...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 11-02-20, 07:46 AM
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Posted By bess55
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 09-02-20, 10:15 PM
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Views: 439
Posted By bess55
The black anodised Jewish Chaplains cap badge...

The black anodised Jewish Chaplains cap badge appears in the 2016 June edition.

The collars do not.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 09-02-20, 06:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 899
Posted By bess55
Yes for cash . . . 17.5% otherwise at this...

Yes for cash . . . 17.5% otherwise at this auction house
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 09-02-20, 06:41 PM
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Posted By bess55
Royal Marines plastic economy badge for sale

Gents, Royal Marines plastic economy cap badge for sale. Some fading on the front, but otherwise intact, no decay.

45 includes UK postage. I do have a spare pair of plastic collars too if...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 09-02-20, 06:26 PM
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Views: 38
Posted By bess55
Enamel RBL associate pin badge for sale

RBL 'associate' enamel badge - post 1953.

5 in ludes postage.

Please PM with interest.

Regards all

Bess
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 09-02-20, 03:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 899
Posted By bess55
Yes, add 15% to that.

Yes, add 15% to that.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 09-02-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 112
Posted By bess55
Thank you gents, another keeper. Much...

Thank you gents, another keeper.

Much appreciated.

Bess
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 09-02-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 899
Posted By bess55
Airborne field ambulance badges sold

Gents, for interest.

Sold in auction near me yesterday (suffolk) the attached.

I spoke to the vendor, who explained briefly the following. Although he knew very little about his father during...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 09-02-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 112
Posted By bess55
Wiltshire Regt

Gents, advice sought on the attached Wiltshire Regt cap badge which I suspect is a copy.

Any advice greatly received

Thanks in advance chaps.

( dont know how windy it is where you are, but...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 09-02-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 439
Posted By bess55
It seems Jewish chaplains badges are in the JSP. ...

It seems Jewish chaplains badges are in the JSP. Whilst it certainly appears that for some reason the gilt and enamel cap badge is not available directly from stores, it appears that Colonel Newman...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 07-02-20, 07:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 439
Posted By bess55
Christian Chaplain on lugs. I suspect these could...

Christian Chaplain on lugs. I suspect these could be earlier examples. The lugs are very small thin wire.
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 07-02-20, 02:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 439
Posted By bess55
The flat backed one you mention. Very similar...

The flat backed one you mention. Very similar construction, although appears thinner. This one does show possible signs of wear. The blades have definitely been opened and closed (if you see what I...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-02-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 158
Posted By bess55
It's the device of Queen Mary University London...

It's the device of Queen Mary University London and is the central part of the University of London OTC cap badge.

Blazer badge?
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 06-02-20, 08:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 157
Posted By bess55
Well, often my learning curve is more like a...

Well, often my learning curve is more like a vertical line going upwards, so education has taken place.

Thanks mate
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 06-02-20, 07:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 157
Posted By bess55
Well, thank you for that most comprehensive...

Well, thank you for that most comprehensive correction. . . .

Thanks Quicksilver
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-02-20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 368
Posted By bess55
Boom. We should all go on Mastermind!

Boom. We should all go on Mastermind!
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 06-02-20, 05:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 184
Posted By bess55
Thanks for the info guys

Thanks for the info guys
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 05-02-20, 08:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 319
Posted By bess55
Close but no cigar this time . . .

Close but no cigar this time . . .
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