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Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 25-09-22, 06:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 383
Posted By manchesters
Soap water and a toothbrush or if you have one, a...

Soap water and a toothbrush or if you have one, a sonic cleaner.

regards
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 25-09-22, 09:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 383
Posted By manchesters
Its a Royal Artillery badge. Just take it...

Its a Royal Artillery badge.

Just take it off and wash it.

regards
Forum: Headdress 25-09-22, 09:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 266
Posted By manchesters
The chinstrap does not belong on the cap. One...

The chinstrap does not belong on the cap. One button is wrong and the badge is typical WW2 period.

regards
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 23-09-22, 01:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 186
Posted By manchesters
The backing plate would be Gilt and not GM and...

The backing plate would be Gilt and not GM and please be aware that the plates were individually made and you would be unlikely to line up the holes in the star with the rear fittings on the wreath....
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 21-09-22, 06:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 175
Posted By manchesters
Riding Crop + Chepstow, some sort of horse racing...

Riding Crop + Chepstow, some sort of horse racing tiepin.

The central device may indicate a government department?

regards
Forum: Air Force 20-09-22, 01:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 130
Posted By manchesters
Lovely stuff Alex, great thats its all been kept...

Lovely stuff Alex, great thats its all been kept together. The best provenence.

regards
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 20-09-22, 01:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 226
Posted By manchesters
Are they South African Irish? regards

Are they South African Irish?

regards
Forum: General Topics 18-09-22, 09:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 239
Posted By manchesters
Andy, A very reputable auctioneers for...

Andy,

A very reputable auctioneers for militaria here:-

https://www.noble.com.au/

regards
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 18-09-22, 06:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 169
Posted By manchesters
Lancashire Constabulary. The horseshoe...

Lancashire Constabulary.

The horseshoe shaped badges are merit badges and say "FOR MERIT"

regards
Forum: General Topics. 18-09-22, 04:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 191
Posted By manchesters
WW2

WW2
Forum: The Home Front 13-09-22, 02:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 216
Posted By manchesters
Terry, One here for you. ...

Terry,

One here for you.

https://www.sallybosleysbadgeshop.com/shop.php?code=63324

regards
Forum: Off topic 13-09-22, 09:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 442
Posted By manchesters
He was referred to as the Garrison Sergeant Major...

He was referred to as the Garrison Sergeant Major (Edinburgh?) on one programme I was watching.

However I am unsure why he was not wearing the large Royal Arms badge on his upper arm rather than...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 13-09-22, 09:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 297
Posted By manchesters
A tenner

A tenner
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 10-09-22, 11:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 203
Posted By manchesters
Derf, All looks good to me. regards

Derf,

All looks good to me.

regards
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-09-22, 08:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 452
Posted By manchesters
It would definately NOT had copper loops like...

It would definately NOT had copper loops like that in the Georgian period.

Usually lead fixed wires or the like.

Not genuine based on that photo.

regards
Forum: Off topic 08-09-22, 06:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,040
Posted By manchesters
A deeply sad occasion.

A deeply sad occasion.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-09-22, 10:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 452
Posted By manchesters
It looks like a Georgian Regency Shako Officers...

It looks like a Georgian Regency Shako Officers badge 1816-1822.

I am unsure what the RWL is. Royal ???? Legion.

regards
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-09-22, 10:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 302
Posted By manchesters
I think I can see a Kings Crown WO2 rank badge on...

I think I can see a Kings Crown WO2 rank badge on the CSM looking at it.

regards
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 06-09-22, 05:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 465
Posted By manchesters
Well done Luke, some beauties there. regards

Well done Luke, some beauties there.

regards
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-09-22, 02:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By manchesters
Its probable that someone has made it up out of...

Its probable that someone has made it up out of two bits because its not the right size for sure.

They are knocking out fake rosettes so maybe its just another part of all that nonsense.

regards
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 06-09-22, 01:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 460
Posted By manchesters
Peter, Interesting. So not just the bombers...

Peter,

Interesting. So not just the bombers badge.

regards
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-09-22, 01:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By manchesters
Regulation IY slouch hat rosette badges, 2nd Boer...

Regulation IY slouch hat rosette badges, 2nd Boer War.

regards
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 05-09-22, 12:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 241
Posted By manchesters
Jason, Welcome firstly and secondly yes its...

Jason,

Welcome firstly and secondly yes its genuine.

Its a Senior NCO's Cane or stick dating from pre 1952 as it bears the Kings Crown of George the Sixth.

Could be wartime or after. The...
Forum: Other Military Topics 05-09-22, 10:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 257
Posted By manchesters
seconded, well done regards

seconded, well done

regards
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 30-08-22, 07:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 195
Posted By manchesters
Markus, Its an original Helmet Plate for...

Markus,

Its an original Helmet Plate for other ranks 1881 - 1902.

It was just a financial cost saving exercise to add various scrolls to badges rather than make dies for every badge, quite...
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