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Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted Today, 10:13 AM
Replies: 1
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Posted By Sonofacqms
Cool January sales

I suppose your all waiting for the after Christmas sales:rolleyes:

Rob
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 12-12-18, 08:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 151
Posted By Sonofacqms
Smile Six spare plastic WWII cap badges

I have six spare plastic cap badges for sale or exchange which are as follows:-

Royal Corps of Signals, maker marked A. Stanley & Sons Walsall, good condition, both blades intact, 12.00

Royal...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 11-12-18, 09:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 169
Posted By Sonofacqms
Cool This is the sort of thing collectors should be...

This is the sort of thing collectors should be doing IMO, keeping things together that can be related to a certain person, so much has been lost in the past, just look at the badges in our...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 09-12-18, 11:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 209
Posted By Sonofacqms
Smile A/A Cambs small

I think I may have a spare one of these somewhere, they exist.

Rob
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 03-12-18, 05:49 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 960
Posted By Sonofacqms
Smile Guards MG

Jon, it looks like the man in your photo was a Coldstreamer by the metal shoulder titles.

Rob
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-11-18, 07:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 205
Posted By Sonofacqms
Cool Singapore Armoured Corps

Many thanks Didier

Regards Rob
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 29-11-18, 09:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 205
Posted By Sonofacqms
Cloth Armoured badge

Sean, many thanks, any idea as to what period it was worn?

Rob
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 29-11-18, 08:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 205
Posted By Sonofacqms
Question Cloth Armoured badge

I recently bought this cloth Armoured badge, it measures 47mm wide x 57mm deep with four press studs in each corner on the reverse.

I have been through my books on cloth without success, any help...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 27-11-18, 08:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 796
Posted By Sonofacqms
Cool Fakes and restrikes

I would like to see forum members join together and produce a publication on fakes and restrikes, it would probably end up the size of K&K Volume 1, but I think it would be a great asset to...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 25-11-18, 09:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 104
Posted By Sonofacqms
Essex Pouch badge

One to share, a bandsman's music pouch badge to the 2nd battalion worn with a purple backing. Discontinued 1935 when the regiment standardized on the eagle for band pouches and cane tops.

Does...
Forum: Other Militaria 25-11-18, 07:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 245
Posted By Sonofacqms
Smile POW postcards home

My Father-in-law told me that when writing home from a POW camp in the Far East one of his fellow POW's wrote something like:-

"Everything here great, working for pay and you can tell that to the...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 24-11-18, 06:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 599
Posted By Sonofacqms
Question Strange badge

The fact that this seems to be fixed with string on the display could be that it is not British or Commonwealth but some other adornment with a continental origin.

Rob
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 20-11-18, 06:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 396
Posted By Sonofacqms
IOM Vols.

Simon,
One of the good things about this forum is we have some great knowledge from collectors who specialise in certain Regiments, Peter has not added to this thread yet, but Julian is also another...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 20-11-18, 12:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 396
Posted By Sonofacqms
IOM Vols

Julian,
I was hoping that you could point me in the right direction on this badge, many thanks for your answer, I was on the right track thinking it was a VTC badge.

The fact you say it was not...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 19-11-18, 09:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 135
Posted By Sonofacqms
Smile Royal Artillery

A private purchase Royal Artillery cap badge with a lovely patina for sale or exchange, SOLD which includes postage to UK.

Payment by paypal friends and family or anything to swap.

Regards Rob
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-11-18, 09:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 396
Posted By Sonofacqms
Question I bought this on a car boot sale, the seller was...

I bought this on a car boot sale, the seller was a general dealer who also had some other IOM items for sale such as tie pins etc.

I first thought it was a VTC badge, but another collector has...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 16-11-18, 10:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 599
Posted By Sonofacqms
Smile Badge frame

Certainly a nice framed collection of souvenirs, a few strange items amongst them, the Fleur de Lys looks like a Boy Scout's badge to me, the Royal Scots Fusiliers has the flames missing and the TF...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 13-11-18, 01:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 329
Posted By Sonofacqms
BWM

Ditto
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 13-11-18, 12:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 329
Posted By Sonofacqms
BWM

I'd say British War Medal by the colours.

Rob
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 12-11-18, 08:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 264
Posted By Sonofacqms
Smile Collar badged B.D.

Interesting to see the Sussex Yeomanry wore collar badges on the battledress.

Rob
Forum: General Topics. 10-11-18, 10:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 101
Posted By Sonofacqms
Smile MHS special number for 2018

I have just opened my Military Historical bulletin for November and what a surprise when I saw the special number is for World War One British Army Corps and Divisional Signs, a great tribute to the...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 10-11-18, 09:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By Sonofacqms
Cool Black Watch/HLI

I would think you are correct in saying it's a manufacturers error, especially as you have had two of these in the past.

Many thanks Rob
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 09-11-18, 10:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By Sonofacqms
Cool Black Watch / HLI

This is a badge that has never been fully identified, sorry that I have posted it yet again, but as this forum has new members joining on a regular basis the chances are hopefully that someone will...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 09-11-18, 08:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 315
Posted By Sonofacqms
South Middlesex Volunteer Rifles

Mike,
Somewhere in the depths of the Military Historical society this is mentioned,
at present no pics to hand.

Rob
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 08-11-18, 09:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By Sonofacqms
Question Glasgow Highlanders, Black Watch

I have had this badge for several years, it came with one loop missing and I have no idea as to when it was made or when it was worn if ever.

Does anyone have any ideas as to what this is?

Rob
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