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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-01-20, 05:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 444
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: 23
Views: 444
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: 196
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: 153
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: 304
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: 4,334
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: 245
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: 114
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: 161
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: 161
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: 256
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...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-01-20, 12:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 299
Posted By mike_vee
Found a photo of a similar badge on-line , gives...

Found a photo of a similar badge on-line , gives sizes as 40 x 36mm.

https://militarybadgecollection.com/2010/11/24/skills-qualifications-rank-badges.htm
Forum: Other Military Topics 06-01-20, 03:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 52
Posted By mike_vee
British Legion Commemorative.

A few commemorative items I picked up over the festive season.

1. Royal British Legion Scotland paperweight (?) - Brass , 60mm , plain back and rim.

2. British Legion Medal - Hallmarked silver...
Forum: General Topics. 06-01-20, 09:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 653
Posted By mike_vee
Just spotted one in a joblot of badges , no bids...

Just spotted one in a joblot of badges , no bids yet and opening bid 7.00.
...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 04-01-20, 07:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 228
Posted By mike_vee
Pure guesswork (and Google) : As the 24th...

Pure guesswork (and Google) :

As the 24th (The 2nd Warwickshire) Regiment of Foot they were deployed to Egypt in the aftermath of the Battle of Abukir in March 1801.

Also , the plaque you...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-01-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 132
Posted By mike_vee
Just when you find one ....another one appears. ...

Just when you find one ....another one appears.

Bullion version

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/401929912723
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-01-20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 132
Posted By mike_vee
As above but only CAR , described as post...

As above but only CAR , described as post WW2/Cold War.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/153693232271
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-01-20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 132
Posted By mike_vee
Photo from web.

Photo from web.
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 04-01-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 512
Posted By mike_vee
The power of teamwork ! :D

The power of teamwork ! :D
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 03-01-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 272
Posted By mike_vee
Don't know if this will help. ...

Don't know if this will help.

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/british_army_badges/7th_dragoon_guards.htm
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 03-01-20, 06:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 92
Posted By mike_vee
That site is confusing :confused: In the...

That site is confusing :confused:

In the "Silver Braid Gallery" there are photos of recipients from 1918 and 1920 yet on the "Bravery Awards" page it states :

"On 5th April 1921 the first...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-01-20, 03:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 463
Posted By mike_vee
While the style is similar the 'bird' looks more...

While the style is similar the 'bird' looks more like a phoenix .:confused:
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 03-01-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 512
Posted By mike_vee
Thanks for the info , as a 'novice' I enjoy...

Thanks for the info , as a 'novice' I enjoy trying to figure out obscure/puzzling items and appreciate it when those with knowledge/experience point out when I am off track.
Forum: Indian Badges 03-01-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 326
Posted By mike_vee
Chronology 1846 formed as Regiment of Ludhiana ...

Chronology
1846 formed as Regiment of Ludhiana
1861 became 15th Bengal Native Infantry
1864 became 15th (Ludhiana) Regiment of Bengal Native Infantry
1885 became 15th Regiment of Bengal Native...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 03-01-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 512
Posted By mike_vee
What is known so far. West Sussex County...

What is known so far.

West Sussex County Division : formed on 9 November 1940 by redesignation of Brocforce, this division was redesignated as Essex County Division on 18 February 1941.
...
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