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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 10-07-20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By Mike H
Slider is Smith & Wright Ltd Bham

Slider is Smith & Wright Ltd Bham
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 09-07-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 233
Posted By Mike H
That's looking good

That's looking good
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 08-07-20, 07:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 233
Posted By Mike H
I wonder if some hooligan has nailed it to a...

I wonder if some hooligan has nailed it to a plaque of something.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 08-07-20, 03:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 312
Posted By Mike H
The titles are fine. A pair of 1st Ox and Bucks...

The titles are fine. A pair of 1st Ox and Bucks LI,Green Jackets Brigade.So worn from 1958 to 1966. Should be black brass.They have the correct hexagonal lugs. Ceased being used on the formation of...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 08-07-20, 03:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 233
Posted By Mike H
The fittings are missing,but I quite like it. ...

The fittings are missing,but I quite like it.
I'd keep hold of it ,maybe have the fittings repaired and have it cleaned .

Does the hole under the crown go all the way through ?
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 07-07-20, 06:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 322
Posted By Mike H
I dont think it's good. GN militaria has one...

I dont think it's good.
GN militaria has one on,although it has damage to the wreath it looks good.
The above the pins look new and are in different positions. Youd think the ends would have...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 07-07-20, 05:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 242
Posted By Mike H
Please take note of the position of the badge in...

Please take note of the position of the badge in the cap. Very low,the 12th Lancers a/a badge is on an inverted J slider rather than an inverted L so would sit lower.
I'm 90% certain that the badge...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 07-07-20, 01:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 285
Posted By Mike H
If that's the case its probaly a dig at the rival...

If that's the case its probaly a dig at the rival Gordon's
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 07-07-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 243
Posted By Mike H
Very nice too Tony . Somebody certainly was lucky...

Very nice too Tony . Somebody certainly was lucky .
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 06-07-20, 08:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 242
Posted By Mike H
Iain I think if you have a look at the 9th /12th...

Iain I think if you have a look at the 9th /12th Museum . Org they have boxes of archive images of the 9th and 12th.
Have a look at 9_12L box 11 page 6. Some really good 12th L images of...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 06-07-20, 08:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 242
Posted By Mike H
I've looked a few photos in books I have Iain,its...

I've looked a few photos in books I have Iain,its hard to tell what crown is on the badge.
Theres a decent 9th L image in Linekar and Dine dated 1954.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 06-07-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 285
Posted By Mike H
Was he an old stag that had been run over by a...

Was he an old stag that had been run over by a road roller ?
Apologies to all the Scots
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 06-07-20, 04:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 242
Posted By Mike H
Iain, 12th Lancers definitely wasnt a Gaylor...

Iain, 12th Lancers definitely wasnt a Gaylor badge. Every example I've seen in a/a has a HW Timings metal slider. QC a/a collars also exist.

People have put forward the theory that the 9th Lancers...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-07-20, 03:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 121
Posted By Mike H
Sorry for my blindness and stupidity in not...

Sorry for my blindness and stupidity in not realising that
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 06-07-20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,477
Posted By Mike H
The padre is likely to be Rev James Fraser...

The padre is likely to be Rev James Fraser McLuskey
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 06-07-20, 01:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,477
Posted By Mike H
Mike Sadler was the king of astro navigation in...

Mike Sadler was the king of astro navigation in the desert. He was featured in the 3 part documentary on the wartime SAS shown on BBC4 recently. Probaly still available on I player.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 06-07-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 285
Posted By Mike H
Queens Own Highlanders badge

I was just browsing through some pages looking for something else completely. When I found a note referring to the the Queens Own Highlanders badge as " affectionately know as Hector" . Can anybody...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-07-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 121
Posted By Mike H
It's old you can tell that by the nuts . The...

It's old you can tell that by the nuts .
The main part looks to be white metal rather than silver plate.
What concerns me about it is that it's not very well finished in the north and south areas....
Forum: General Topics. 03-07-20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 254
Posted By Mike H
The Pipe Major wore just the gilded elephant no...

The Pipe Major wore just the gilded elephant no "F" .
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 30-06-20, 06:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 206
Posted By Mike H
This was the reason the Crossbelt badge was...

This was the reason the Crossbelt badge was changed back to the 60th of Foot pattern . There were too many battle honours to fit on.
It's hard enough to read them on the large crossbelt let alone...
Forum: Headdress 29-06-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 146
Posted By Mike H
I bet Ken will like that Leigh. Looks to be in...

I bet Ken will like that Leigh. Looks to be in excellent condition.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 29-06-20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 225
Posted By Mike H
That's very close protection then ;)

That's very close protection then ;)
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 29-06-20, 06:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 118
Posted By Mike H
Wanted Various

I've posted an album with some of my wanted items in. Any help greatly appreciated. Even pointers towards who may have them or even for sale.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 29-06-20, 06:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 225
Posted By Mike H
Blimey how many different regts is she in ?

Blimey how many different regts is she in ?
Forum: Military Buttons 29-06-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 132
Posted By Mike H
Very very nice Chris

Very very nice Chris
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