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Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. Today, 08:11 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Sonofacqms
Unusual RFA brass title.

I think I have a similar title, perhaps a fashionable thing to do when boredom struck.

Rob
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 21-09-19, 08:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 165
Posted By Sonofacqms
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 19-09-19, 05:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 90
Posted By Sonofacqms
Smile Norfolk Regt crib board

I put this item up a short while ago, I did say I would offer it to forum members before anywhere else, so here it is . . !

Looking for offers or exchanges considered, payment by paypal friends...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-09-19, 12:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 133
Posted By Sonofacqms
Question NS or SN

Malc,
I am never quite sure of this item, I had a few similar which I thought were slouch hat badges from the Boer War era made from thick brass as is your badge, but I have been told that the...
Forum: General Topics. 09-09-19, 06:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 409
Posted By Sonofacqms
Smile Shields

No 5 is British Troops in the low countries and Hamburg District.

No 7 is 14th Army.

Rob
Forum: General Topics. 07-09-19, 10:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 114
Posted By Sonofacqms
Cool Single lug collars

Julian, once again you are a mine of relevant information, many thanks for answering this question.

Best wishes Rob
Forum: General Topics. 07-09-19, 07:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 114
Posted By Sonofacqms
Question Single lug collar badges

I believe that single lug collar badges came about in the 1950's, does anyone have an exact date for when this money saving exercise first started?

Rob
Forum: General Topics. 06-09-19, 07:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 509
Posted By Sonofacqms
Cool Lambourne BIY title

So having posted this thread a few weeks ago, there has been no members posting pics or any other mentions of pre Great War badges made by Lambourne, it seems my badge to the Bedfordshire Imperial...
Forum: General Topics. 02-09-19, 04:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 509
Posted By Sonofacqms
Smile Lambourne BIY title

Julian, this is a shoulder title for Bedford Imperial Yeomanry pre 1908 and yet it has a Lambourne makers mark who supposedly only made cap badges and shoulder titles during the Great War.

I...
Forum: General Topics. 02-09-19, 12:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 509
Posted By Sonofacqms
Cool Lambourne BIY title

Forum members, as I started this thread I feel I should include some pics of the title.

As you can see it has the sort of patina that is found on original shoulder titles and is an item I bought...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 26-08-19, 07:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 154
Posted By Sonofacqms
Looks like a pouch badge with screw posts. ...

Looks like a pouch badge with screw posts.

Rob
Forum: General Topics. 24-08-19, 08:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 509
Posted By Sonofacqms
Question Lambourne

I have recently been sorting out my Yeomanry badges and found I had a "BIY" on my Bedfordshire board made by Lambourne of Birmingham.

I was always under the impression that they manufactured...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 24-08-19, 04:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 430
Posted By Sonofacqms
Cool Cameronians

Chris,
This man had three cap badges, two of the slightly smaller variety and the one with the flat loops. I have his paybook which is an indicator.

Of course the flat looped variety may have...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 20-08-19, 07:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 124
Posted By Sonofacqms
Cool Cameronians cloth

CB, many thanks for your comment, the other two badges are a bit of a mystery to me, as to whether they they are Cameronians related I don't know, as I said in another post they came from a veteran's...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 20-08-19, 07:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 430
Posted By Sonofacqms
Cool Cameronians

Many thanks for the comments, the wearer of these was a Rifleman, so Sgt's is out of the question, my reason for posting this thread was the flat loops which have appeared in previous threads without...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 20-08-19, 02:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 430
Posted By Sonofacqms
Smile Cameronians headdress badges

I have two distinctly different Cameronians badges, one is slightly larger than the other with the flat metal loops which appear on some badges.

These came from a veteran who served 1944-48 which...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 20-08-19, 01:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 124
Posted By Sonofacqms
Cameronians cloth

Three cloth badges of the Cameronians, all came together with the diamond being worn as an arm flash.

I am not sure what the other two are, the larger is a patch of tartan (85mm x 75mm) sewn on to...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-08-19, 09:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 273
Posted By Sonofacqms
Cool Lamb with roses

Even the flag has a rose on it, possibly to do with either Yorkshire or Lancashire, probably the coat of arms or a livery insignia.

Rob
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 18-08-19, 11:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 247
Posted By Sonofacqms
"Missing bits"

I can understand why the "HANTS" and part of the "C" is missing, but why cut the descenders on the "T" off.

Rob
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 17-08-19, 04:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 273
Posted By Sonofacqms
Lamb with roses

From the reverse I would say this is from some horse furniture, possibly the blinkers, only a guess, as to whether it's to do with the Queens Regt I will let the Queens West Surrey collectors...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 16-08-19, 08:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 490
Posted By Sonofacqms
Antiques Roadshow Cloth Badges

What wonderful news, well done Jon and to the owners of the albums, I look forward to my copy arriving.

Rob
Forum: Headdress 16-08-19, 08:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 618
Posted By Sonofacqms
Talking Borneo Chindits!

This must have been their longest range campaign, either that or there was a high wind that took their gliders off course!!!

Rob
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 13-08-19, 07:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 432
Posted By Sonofacqms
Liverpool Scottish

Julian,
Superb work, what can I say apart from congratulations . . !

Rob
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 13-08-19, 06:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By Sonofacqms
Grenadier Guards NCO's

Now sold
Rob
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 13-08-19, 06:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By Sonofacqms
Cool Grenadier Guards NCO's

Andy,
I'm sure you are right, as an old geezer who has collected badges since the early 1950's I am only moving my badges on for what I feel is a reasonable price, a forum member has sent me an...
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