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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Today, 12:34 PM
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Posted By leigh kitchen
Definitely w/m not chromed? Churchill says the...

Definitely w/m not chromed?
Churchill says the King's Crown bi metal collar was worn chromed by Regimental Police but the one your showing looks flat topped Victorian and not originally bi metal?...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 01:06 PM
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Posted By leigh kitchen
Discussion here of red over blue, red over green,...

Discussion here of red over blue, red over green, blue over red:

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=81&highlight=Liverpool+Irish+hackle
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 12:38 PM
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Posted By leigh kitchen
According to "Badges of The British Army" by R...

According to "Badges of The British Army" by R Hodges (published 2005) The 103rd (Lancashire Artillery Volunteers) Regiment RA (V), formed in 1967 were wearing a blue over red hackle, the Liverpool...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 12:27 PM
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Posted By leigh kitchen
I think there's a thread or two covering the...

I think there's a thread or two covering the Liverpool Irish and their hackles (cue Mr Brydon).

I have this flat one labelled as Tyne RE.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 11:45 AM
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Posted By leigh kitchen
I wondered about London Irish, Liverpool Irish...

I wondered about London Irish, Liverpool Irish but I think the colours were the other way around, blue over red?

I have this feather hackle labelled when I got it as Liverpool Irish (RA)
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 11:43 AM
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Posted By leigh kitchen
I've checked the blue, the brush is the same...

I've checked the blue, the brush is the same colour all the way through, doesn't appear to have faded from black.

The red and black plumes confuse me, used by so many regular, Volunteer and TF...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 10:33 AM
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Views: 120
Posted By leigh kitchen
Red over Blue (or Green) Plume - Which Unit?

Does anybody know which unit wore this small horse hair or hog bristle brush please?
It's coloured red over blue or possibly red over green (St Patrick's blue?)
It measures about 14 cm in length...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 30-05-20, 02:52 PM
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Views: 87
Posted By leigh kitchen
Could be worse - could be 100 lines for each time...

Could be worse - could be 100 lines for each time they'd amalgamated.......
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 30-05-20, 01:36 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By leigh kitchen
Oops - forgot the Seaforths had amalgamated.....

Oops - forgot the Seaforths had amalgamated.....
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 30-05-20, 01:08 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By leigh kitchen
The LI badge - could be the bronzed badge...

The LI badge - could be the bronzed badge introduced for NI wear?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-05-20, 12:08 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By leigh kitchen
Thanks I see now how that fits my...

Thanks I see now how that fits my "elephant".
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-05-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By leigh kitchen
No help with the MTL query, but the insignia on...

No help with the MTL query, but the insignia on the shoulder strap, is that a charging elephant? 11th Armoured Div's charging bull?
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 30-05-20, 10:33 AM
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Views: 87
Posted By leigh kitchen
Seaforth Highlanders - and that's me out of ideas.

Seaforth Highlanders - and that's me out of ideas.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 30-05-20, 10:26 AM
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Posted By leigh kitchen
The lugged badge is a known KOYLI variation.

The lugged badge is a known KOYLI variation.
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 30-05-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 329
Posted By leigh kitchen
I have a couple of Danbury's, bought a RRF one a...

I have a couple of Danbury's, bought a RRF one a few days ago to "complete" this set of the four old component regiments (Birmingham Mint) and the one they formed but purely as decorative items.
...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 30-05-20, 08:01 AM
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Views: 329
Posted By leigh kitchen
Ok, so the bladed badge is not a "real" cap badge...

Ok, so the bladed badge is not a "real" cap badge in terms of compiling a list of WRAC aa badges, is the clutch pin version also part of a set produced for collectors rather than a cap badge proper?
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 30-05-20, 07:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 329
Posted By leigh kitchen
Is the bladed aa badge a Danbury Mint one?

Is the bladed aa badge a Danbury Mint one?
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 29-05-20, 08:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 532
Posted By leigh kitchen
Be aware that you will lose the edit facility on...

Be aware that you will lose the edit facility on thread posts (I can't remember after how many days).
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 28-05-20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 677
Posted By leigh kitchen
Boom boom.

Boom boom.
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 28-05-20, 02:50 PM
Replies: 42
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Posted By leigh kitchen
What strange piece of specialised headgear for...

What strange piece of specialised headgear for WRACs be this helmet?
My recollection of my battalion's little old Polish "Charlie The Barber" is that although it was very much needed you were...
Forum: Arab Nations 28-05-20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 112
Posted By leigh kitchen
A similar badge to the one on the right is...

A similar badge to the one on the right is offered on eBay as a Saudi Arabian Army badge, albeit plated and with screw or clutch fittings and stated to be of pre-1999 manufacture.

(Item...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 28-05-20, 06:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 129
Posted By leigh kitchen
Looks like there is a 157 Whitehead group or...

Looks like there is a 157 Whitehead group or troop of scouts in Canada (from googling).
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 28-05-20, 03:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 129
Posted By leigh kitchen
A Canadian scout movement badge?

A Canadian scout movement badge?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 27-05-20, 08:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 87
Posted By leigh kitchen
7th Dragoon Guards

7th Dragoon Guards
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 27-05-20, 02:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 455
Posted By leigh kitchen
Yes, off the top of my head, Durham Light...

Yes, off the top of my head, Durham Light Infantry, 9th Lancers.......
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