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Forum: Other Military Topics Yesterday, 02:15 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 32,838
Posted By mike_vee
Thumbs up Remembrance Poppy

Been picking up a few Paper/Cloth poppies lately , here are the latest ones.

Cardboard "children's poppy" :- possibly dates 1922-1924.

"Austerity" Poppy :- 1942-1944.

Am in the process of...
Forum: Other Military Topics Yesterday, 02:03 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 32,838
Posted By mike_vee
Thumbs up Another mini !

Just got this 'mini' soldier pin , I now have three different pins this size. They are all well made (not cheap copies) so possibly made for Riders Branch.

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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 12:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 169
Posted By mike_vee
Shoulder title is "St.John" and cap badge is...

Shoulder title is "St.John" and cap badge is St.John Ambulance.

Prior's Field School magazine No.56 (December 1945) notes :




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Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 06:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 116
Posted By mike_vee
Top section 1st Royal Dragoons , lower section...

Top section 1st Royal Dragoons , lower section Fife & Forfar Yeomanry .

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Forum: Other Military Topics 04-10-22, 02:22 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 32,838
Posted By mike_vee
Thumbs up Managed to do a swap and an "Overseas 2017" pin...

Managed to do a swap and an "Overseas 2017" pin has just arrived ! :D

No one has heard of (or seen) any earlier ones , so that is another 'set' completed. :)

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Forum: Military Buttons 04-10-22, 12:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 446
Posted By mike_vee
Question Their main business was Military Tailoring and...

Their main business was Military Tailoring and Outfitting but they also supplied other items bearing their name including belt buckles and swords !

An article in Illustrated London (1893) states...
Forum: Military Buttons 04-10-22, 09:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 446
Posted By mike_vee
A post from 2012 makes no mention of them...

A post from 2012 makes no mention of them manufacturing buttons , so it is possible/probable that you are correct.

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showpost.php?p=192158&postcount=2

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Forum: Military Buttons 04-10-22, 06:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 446
Posted By mike_vee
They teamed up with Turner Virr & Co. Ltd. They...

They teamed up with Turner Virr & Co. Ltd. They had an on-line site called "Uniforium" but the site appears to have closed down.




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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-10-22, 05:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By mike_vee
Other one described as : WW1 Polish Eagle...

Other one described as :

WW1 Polish Eagle Cap Badge of a society from USA



https://sarmatia-antiques.com/product/ww1-polish-eagle-cap-badge-of-a-society-from-usa/

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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-10-22, 04:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By mike_vee
Eagle with cross is Spanish. ...

Eagle with cross is Spanish.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish_Army


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Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 03-10-22, 10:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 396
Posted By mike_vee
I post links I find in the hope that they will...

I post links I find in the hope that they will encourage other members to express their opinions and then perhaps someone will be able to provide a definitive answer.

Sometimes I'm completely off...
Forum: Indian Badges 03-10-22, 09:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 81
Posted By mike_vee
Possibly at Officer Training School ? :confused: ...

Possibly at Officer Training School ? :confused:

https://www.jstor.org/stable/44230630

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Forum: General Topics. 03-10-22, 09:15 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,929
Posted By mike_vee
The cypher was revealed on the BBC five days ago....

The cypher was revealed on the BBC five days ago. (posted in other cypher thread)

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showpost.php?p=588083&postcount=25

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Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 03-10-22, 09:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 396
Posted By mike_vee
This site shows a 'similar' title , described as...

This site shows a 'similar' title , described as :



https://rpjmilitaria.com/sf-virtual-gallery.html

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Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 02-10-22, 05:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 273
Posted By mike_vee
That is what I thought ...... lock , stock and...

That is what I thought ...... lock , stock and two sawn-off barrels ! :D

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Forum: Other Military Topics 02-10-22, 04:04 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 32,838
Posted By mike_vee
Exclamation Commemorative pins.

If anyone is missing any of the oval/hexagonal RBL pins , check out this listing.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/m.html?item=394269541655&_ssn=blackened-sunrise&_sop=10

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Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 02-10-22, 05:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 139
Posted By mike_vee
Thanks for the link , PoppyScotland send me a...

Thanks for the link , PoppyScotland send me a brochure every few month.

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Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 29-09-22, 05:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,018
Posted By mike_vee
Just for interest , here is a post showing the...

Just for interest , here is a post showing the original documentation about introducing the printed wing :

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showpost.php?p=254576&postcount=11

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Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 29-09-22, 04:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 402
Posted By mike_vee
I thought it was just me , in post #1 I see a...

I thought it was just me , in post #1 I see a dark patch and a 'washed out' green/blue (turquoise ?) one. :confused:

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Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 29-09-22, 02:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,018
Posted By mike_vee
Here is the 2016 thread about them : Fake...

Here is the 2016 thread about them :

Fake printed SAS/Para wings (https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=57964)


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Forum: The Home Front 29-09-22, 01:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,655
Posted By mike_vee
First in line for the new cypher could the...

First in line for the new cypher could the Personal aide-de-camps ?


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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 29-09-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 594
Posted By mike_vee
Slightly different version My Crystal Ball Just...

Slightly different version My Crystal Ball Just Cracked Stupid ! :D



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Forum: Other Military Topics 28-09-22, 11:22 AM
Replies: 501
Views: 32,838
Posted By mike_vee
Poppy Cabs

Just got this year's badge :


The badge has either a clutch pin or brooch fitting.

Apart from offering free transport for veterans to attend the Cenotaph on Remembrance Sunday all donations...
Forum: The Home Front 27-09-22, 06:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,655
Posted By mike_vee
King Charles: New royal cypher revealed ...

King Charles: New royal cypher revealed

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-63034255


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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 26-09-22, 03:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 206
Posted By mike_vee
Insignia is definitely Corps of Commissionaires ,...

Insignia is definitely Corps of Commissionaires , forum member Phil2M may have more information.

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