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Forum: General Topics. Today, 06:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 157
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Hi Roy In Victoria we had Volunteers from...

Hi Roy

In Victoria we had Volunteers from the 1850's up to 1883/4 when the same forces became partly paid Militia. Georges book covers the Volunteer period up to 1883. It was a change of name and...
Forum: New Zealand Badges Yesterday, 06:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 228
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile G'day Milhistry We have a NZ lemon squeezer...

G'day Milhistry

We have a NZ lemon squeezer in the Upwey - Belgrave RSL Military Museum that has a pugari, how ever Melbourne is in a total lock down and I cant get to the museum for 6 weeks at...
Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 05:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 157
Posted By Lancer 17
Talking Hi Roy How are you doing mate, keeping your...

Hi Roy

How are you doing mate, keeping your head down and being safe I hope.

Mate you have opened a can of worms on this one. There is a book on Australian Pre Federation (ie pre 1901) Aussie...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted Yesterday, 04:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 136
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Hi CB Pm sent. Phil.

Hi CB

Pm sent.

Phil.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-08-20, 04:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 231
Posted By Lancer 17
Talking Hi John If any one knows, you should know...

Hi John

If any one knows, you should know which shoulder the bandolier is worn on !

He he he

Regards

Phil.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 02-08-20, 12:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 251
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile G'day Im happy that the Rising Sun is a...

G'day

Im happy that the Rising Sun is a genuine WW1 issue manufactured by KG Luke of Melbourne.

Regards

Phil.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-08-20, 12:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 152
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile G'day Id suggest that you post as much...

G'day

Id suggest that you post as much details of your man as possible, ie his full name, where he was born and the date of birth, theres sure to be someone on the forum who can help. Sorry but we...
Forum: General Topics 02-08-20, 07:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 111
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Hi BC Very nice, thanks for sharing. ...

Hi BC

Very nice, thanks for sharing.

The Navy also had a similar one but with a Fouled Anchor instead of a Rising Sun. I don't have either but do have photos of the Naval one taken at the...
Forum: General Topics 02-08-20, 05:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 81
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile G'day The Field Artillery hat badge is 65 mm...

G'day

The Field Artillery hat badge is 65 mm high by 42mm across the single scroll and has a right facing towed field gun. The collars are 38mm high.

The Garrison Artillery badge has a much...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 01-08-20, 01:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 251
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Hi Jim Just for the record I don't like any...

Hi Jim

Just for the record I don't like any of them.

Regards Phil.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 01-08-20, 12:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 342
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Hi Dennis There is a book on the Western...

Hi Dennis

There is a book on the Western Port battery, I think that its put out by the historical society at Hastings, I will see if I can chase down a copy and will let you know.

Take care
...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 01-08-20, 06:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 253
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile G'day Ian Its a bit hard to tell from the...

G'day Ian

Its a bit hard to tell from the lighting in the photograph, but if the QRL shoulder titles are of officers bronze, well that is correct. I have a couple of pair like this.

Re pouch...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 01-08-20, 06:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 149
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Whilst the short answer is that I don't know,...

Whilst the short answer is that I don't know, however it has the Staffordshire knot on it so that might lead you / us somewhere.

Regards

Phil.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 01-08-20, 06:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 342
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile G'day Mike Re buckle No 3, this is not like...

G'day Mike

Re buckle No 3, this is not like anything Ive ever seen here in Aussie.

In the colonial period in the state / colony of Victoria the various Militia regiments wore waist belt clasps ...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 26-07-20, 07:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 481
Posted By Lancer 17
Thumbs down Hi Mick Man that really is a truly Horrible...

Hi Mick

Man that really is a truly Horrible looking badge !!

Its got a starting price of about $25 where as if its genuine it would start at $200 or more, this is a really rare badge. The only...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 26-07-20, 07:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 481
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Hi Phil, hows you travelling ? When we get...

Hi Phil, hows you travelling ?

When we get back to the sigs museum, if ever I will print the photo out and compare them to the actual ones. We are in shut down and might not re open this side of...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 24-07-20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 360
Posted By Lancer 17
Hi Keith, Pm sent. Phil.

Hi Keith, Pm sent. Phil.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 24-07-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 261
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Sorry duplicate post.

Sorry duplicate post.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 24-07-20, 07:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 261
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile The WW1 & 2 RS's have the name Australian...

The WW1 & 2 RS's have the name Australian Commonwealth Military Forces in 3 scroll panels. The WW1 ones come with Sliders and these are made in England, some are marked Tiptaft, they are in blackened...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 23-07-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 92
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile G'day Dean What a great find and yes I am...

G'day Dean

What a great find and yes I am excited, but you knew that already. Are we as excited about the work on the vaccine ?

Be good, wash your hands and keep safe.

Regards

Phil.
Forum: General Topics. 23-07-20, 07:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 100
Posted By Lancer 17
Thumbs up G'day Mick Great pick ups, well done mate. ...

G'day Mick

Great pick ups, well done mate.

Phil.
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 21-07-20, 01:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 490
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile G'day Holyboy, Lucky that you don't collect...

G'day Holyboy,

Lucky that you don't collect Aussie Rising Sun badges as a Tiptaft marked one will sell for over 100 pounds and I have an Aussie dealers list with a Tiptaft Rising Sun at $250.
...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 20-07-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 166
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Hi Phil Thanks for showing, that's a great...

Hi Phil

Thanks for showing, that's a great display.

Regards

Phil.

Keep safe mate.
Forum: The Australian General Service Badge (Rising Sun) 17-07-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 215
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Hi Dan As far as I know there were many...

Hi Dan

As far as I know there were many makers of the Rising Suns and apart from Tiptaft of Birmingham, KG Luke and Stokes and Sons the rest of the WW 1 Rising Suns are un named and there are...
Forum: The Australian General Service Badge (Rising Sun) 16-07-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 215
Posted By Lancer 17
Thumbs up Thanks Dan Yes that's the angle that I was...

Thanks Dan

Yes that's the angle that I was after and Id say without a doubt it is English made as Ive never seen another Aussie badge with the flat, hex sided lugs. A rare beast indeed. But that...
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