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Forum: General Topics. Today, 07:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 181
Posted By Wooffy
Also worth remembering that there are some...

Also worth remembering that there are some excellent resources available online, like this: http://www.petergh.f2s.com/flashes.html

Similarly - it is always worth looking through members' albums...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 20-09-21, 09:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 148
Posted By Wooffy
No where near my field of expertise, but I think...

No where near my field of expertise, but I think its a Monmouthshire Regiment (1st Battalion) badge
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 17-09-21, 03:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 169
Posted By Wooffy
The star with the number 5 in is from the Boy...

The star with the number 5 in is from the Boy Scouts of America. The stars are worn in different sections and have different backing coloured disks on them to denote which section the person is from....
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 30-08-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 165
Posted By Wooffy
Wasn't mine - but it was a QC large lapel...

Wasn't mine - but it was a QC large lapel (Hallmarked?) for £25 if I recall correctly.

I'm not home at the minute, but have spares if you cannot find the original post (it was in a mixed lot)....
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 18-08-21, 08:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,057
Posted By Wooffy
Leigh is correct - the cross is a ZHP Scouting One

Leigh is correct - the cross is a ZHP Scouting One
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 28-07-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 196
Posted By Wooffy
Its for the "Women's Institute" (WI) being the...

Its for the "Women's Institute" (WI) being the letters in the middle
Forum: Other Military Topics 25-07-21, 01:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 534
Posted By Wooffy
I started using the "really useful" trays a while...

I started using the "really useful" trays a while back following a similar post on the forum that started this thread off. - best I can find is £2.74 per tray at CPC
...
Forum: General Topics. 16-07-21, 01:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 344
Posted By Wooffy
Found reference to it here: A version was...

Found reference to it here:

A version was worn 1859-1881 with the same centre of a Crown over 83, but with the new title “County of Dublin” / “Regiment”

http://jeffreyhayes.com/wbc/?s=dublin
Forum: General Topics. 08-07-21, 01:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 195
Posted By Wooffy
According to the attached it is 1997

According to the attached it is 1997
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 21-06-21, 09:19 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,499
Posted By Wooffy
I have no idea Luc - sorry - but the bidding...

I have no idea Luc - sorry - but the bidding history makes for interesting reading, I suspect the under bidder got a shock at being outbid on that one!
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 23-05-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 221
Posted By Wooffy
Small Size ROC WW2 Breast Bage

Over the years a there has been debate around the two sizes of ROC Breast Badge which were worn 1941-1952/3. Many people subscribe to the notion that the larger sized badge was for 'male' use and the...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 18-05-21, 06:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 583
Posted By Wooffy
Sorry AATTV - should have said some more. This...

Sorry AATTV - should have said some more. This badge was issued to members of the Observer Corps (OC) from 1938/39 up to 1941. During the early stages of the war most members of the OC wore their own...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 18-05-21, 04:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 583
Posted By Wooffy
Enameled badge is what it says - Observer Corps....

Enameled badge is what it says - Observer Corps. It is Pre-1941 and is likely to be marked Phillips or Gaunt on the reverse. (Gaunt being less frequently seen than the Phillips variant).
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-05-21, 05:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 246
Posted By Wooffy
I'd assume it was a Red Cross badge from both the...

I'd assume it was a Red Cross badge from both the colour and the construction
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 10-05-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 479
Posted By Wooffy
Middle badge is a Leading Observer (L/Obs)...

Middle badge is a Leading Observer (L/Obs) eppaulette Slip on for the Royal Observer Corps
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 06-05-21, 02:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 688
Posted By Wooffy
Mentioned in passing in this thread:...

Mentioned in passing in this thread: https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=80544&highlight=josordoni

Seems that the opinion there is that he sells a mixed bag (which echo's...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 03-05-21, 10:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 334
Posted By Wooffy
Royal Observer Corps Officers Adapted Badge

Recently an interesting take on a Royal Observer Corps badge appeared on eBay and sold very well (£170+). Someone had taken a 1st Pattern Observer Corps Officers Badge (pre-1941) and combined it with...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-05-21, 07:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 347
Posted By Wooffy
I dont have the answer - but I can confirm its...

I dont have the answer - but I can confirm its not a UK issued Scouting badge
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 17-04-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,063
Posted By Wooffy
This seller is renowned for selling spurious...

This seller is renowned for selling spurious items and he has been discussed before in these threads:

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=65542
...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 08-04-21, 03:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By Wooffy
Isn't the first badge a Civil Defence Corps...

Isn't the first badge a Civil Defence Corps Instructors Badges? (It came in 3 colours: Gold / Silver / Blue and you have the latter).
Forum: General Topics. 31-03-21, 10:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 487
Posted By Wooffy
But why buy that new one at around the $900 mark...

But why buy that new one at around the $900 mark when you can buy a used one for a mere $1008 ! (Has this one fallen deeper into the blackhole?)
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 27-03-21, 07:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 550
Posted By Wooffy
First thing i thought was that it was a frame for...

First thing i thought was that it was a frame for a WW1 Death Penny
Forum: General Topics. 17-03-21, 01:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 343
Posted By Wooffy
Violette: The Missions of SOE Agent Violette...

Violette: The Missions of SOE Agent Violette Szabó GC
(Written by her Daughter)...
Forum: General Topics. 10-03-21, 06:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 371
Posted By Wooffy
Some more information here: ...

Some more information here:
https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=14426
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-03-21, 01:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 286
Posted By Wooffy
I am 99% sure its not a Girl Guide badge (well...

I am 99% sure its not a Girl Guide badge (well not a UK one that is)
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