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Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 05-04-21, 09:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 541
Posted By 3battalion
Thanks Jerry. Good collecting Paul

Thanks Jerry.

Good collecting

Paul
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 05-04-21, 07:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 541
Posted By 3battalion
Yes Frank it certainly wasn't used during the...

Yes Frank it certainly wasn't used during the war.

Is that a good or bad sign being from the Gaunt dies Jerry?

At the moment U'm only tracking one dodgy badge from the 8.

Paul
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 03-04-21, 02:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 541
Posted By 3battalion
Soldiers who are not parachute qualified are...

Soldiers who are not parachute qualified are known as 'hats' Terry.

Paul
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 03-04-21, 11:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 541
Posted By 3battalion
Quite right - should read beret. Don't want to...

Quite right - should read beret. Don't want to give the 'hats' any ideas!

Having once jumped for a living I'm disgusted with this oversight and have taken myself on a 'tab' to sort myself out.
...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 03-04-21, 06:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 541
Posted By 3battalion
Para Regiment Hat Badges Assistance

Gents,

I would appreciate assistance identifying good from bad with these eight hat badges?

As you can see they are made of different materials, all have lugs on the rear and there are no...
Forum: Arab Nations 07-03-21, 02:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 245
Posted By 3battalion
Great display - well done. Paul

Great display - well done.

Paul
Forum: General Topics 28-02-21, 02:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 518
Posted By 3battalion
Hi BC, VX33160 Eric 'Barney' Robinson served...

Hi BC,

VX33160 Eric 'Barney' Robinson served with the Battalion HQ of the 1st Australian Parachute Battalion.

Name ROBINSON, ERIC ALBERT
Service Australian Army
Service Number VX33160
Date...
Forum: General Topics 28-02-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 518
Posted By 3battalion
Lovely Para wing. Will look the soldier up...

Lovely Para wing.

Will look the soldier up and get back to you.

Paul
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 20-02-21, 04:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,191
Posted By 3battalion
Thanks for your reply Mike. Indeed, the...

Thanks for your reply Mike.

Indeed, the length of time the 52nd title was in use and the numbers produced may provide an indication of possible variations.

For comparison the British made US...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 20-02-21, 04:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,191
Posted By 3battalion
Gents, I've been following this thread and am...

Gents, I've been following this thread and am enjoying the information presented. What's confusing me as it seems some don't like it because the construction doesn't conform to other examples.
...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 20-02-21, 03:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 536
Posted By 3battalion
Here's an original set Mike Paul

Here's an original set Mike

Paul
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 12-02-21, 06:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,191
Posted By 3battalion
Message sent Billy. Regards Paul

Message sent Billy.

Regards

Paul
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 12-02-21, 03:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,191
Posted By 3battalion
I don't like it Luc. I love it! Nice...

I don't like it Luc.

I love it! Nice original title, but that's a high price for that title. I believe one sold on the forum for half that not long ago.

Paul
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 10-02-21, 03:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 406
Posted By 3battalion
Interesting topic. Attached are a couple of...

Interesting topic.

Attached are a couple of modern Australian SAS Rubberised patches.

Paul
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 07-02-21, 04:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 443
Posted By 3battalion
Thanks Roy Paul

Thanks Roy

Paul
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 07-02-21, 10:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 443
Posted By 3battalion
An original set for comparison mate. Paul

An original set for comparison mate.

Paul
Forum: General Topics. 02-02-21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By 3battalion
Nice additions Terry. Paul

Nice additions Terry.

Paul
Forum: Off topic 15-01-21, 04:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By 3battalion
G'day Dave, Interesting topic and glad you...

G'day Dave,

Interesting topic and glad you are recovering from Covid.

To answer your question about sharing / passing on knowledge, and I know this sounds simplistic, but the forum is the means...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 14-01-21, 11:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 535
Posted By 3battalion
CB, You could well be right as it is unlike...

CB,

You could well be right as it is unlike anything I've come across.

I wonder type of civilian button this is as it does look like a Coldstream Guards button but from what era I've got no...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 13-01-21, 03:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 535
Posted By 3battalion
Gents, I appreciate all the help. ...

Gents,

I appreciate all the help.

Here's a few more photos.

Paul
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 13-01-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 535
Posted By 3battalion
Hard to tell but I think it's brass. Good...

Hard to tell but I think it's brass.

Good lead on the collar insignia given the small size of the badge.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 12-01-21, 05:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 535
Posted By 3battalion
Unknown Andy,but it's a good lead. Paul

Unknown Andy,but it's a good lead.

Paul
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 12-01-21, 04:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 535
Posted By 3battalion
Coldstream Guards Button on Cloth Star Backing

Gents,

I came across this most unusual button and cloth badge combination and wondered if any members could identify how this badge / button was worn if at all?

Thanks

Paul
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 10-01-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 663
Posted By 3battalion
Certainly looks like a Type 8. The wings were...

Certainly looks like a Type 8. The wings were made with various coloured backgrounds and I don't believe you can attribute a wing to a Unit by the background colour.

I stand to be corrected on...
Forum: Headdress 04-01-21, 09:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 376
Posted By 3battalion
Very nice Jerry Paul

Very nice Jerry

Paul
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