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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 22-05-22, 10:41 AM
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Views: 156
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Burma Star, Badge Attachment " Ying"

I have ww2 Burma Star group of three boxed to (T.R.Stribling, Burton on Trent.) Attached to the Star is a small ,circular ,pinned brooch bearing the Chinese character Ying (meaning British/Britain)...
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 30-11-21, 05:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 812
Posted By 1314
Barbados Police

Moving slightly aside,RHKP officers were issued with two cap badges,one could be retained as a souvenir ,the other to be returned to Stores,against payment in default.The same applied in 1969 on...
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 03-07-21, 09:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 921
Posted By 1314
SRC

Radford,at serial 793,depicts this as Rhodesian Cadet Corps,white metal cap badge,1901 to 1926.
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 07-05-19, 12:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 709
Posted By 1314
British Honduras Police

Many thanks for your prompt replies.I guessed Altcar would know the answer but rather than a p.m. I felt the wider world should be aware.
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 07-05-19, 08:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 709
Posted By 1314
British Honduras Police -

Rather unusual badge appears at eBay under reference.
Just a Queens Crowned wreath with a named scroll underneath.
What,if anything should appear in the voided centre ?
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 28-03-19, 02:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 722
Posted By 1314
Hkp badges

The portraits in the attachment have become transposed ie top portrait is Wright-Nooth.
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 24-02-19, 08:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 624
Posted By 1314
New Hebrides Condominium Police

Now reached GBP100.00 Plus !
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 23-02-19, 03:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 624
Posted By 1314
New Hebrides Condomium Police

Got it,very many thanks.......Dave
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 23-02-19, 04:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 624
Posted By 1314
New Hebrides Condominium Police (British Section)

There has recently been a white metal cap badge of the captioned Force offered for sale on the web,I cannot now find it but would be gratefull if anyone can give the reference and the realization for...
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 19-12-18, 06:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 659
Posted By 1314
Vanuatu Police Badge

I like the motto on the scroll.:
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 25-10-18, 04:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,356
Posted By 1314
Shanghai Volunteer Corps

I have seen this before,I believe it is from either an Annual Report on the Corps or from a Regimental History.Nice little item.
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 20-05-18, 04:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,423
Posted By 1314
Gold Coast Badge/Nigeria Police Lot

Lot in Post #3 contains an octagonal Colonial Police Service insignia. (CPS)Rank badge ?
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 09-01-18, 04:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,706
Posted By 1314
Northern Rhodesia Police Insignia

The black buttons,originally horn and later bakerlite/plastic were worn by the African constables/sergeants/headconstables/sub-inspectors on their winter greatcoats.Interestingly the officers'...
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 08-01-18, 01:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,706
Posted By 1314
Northern Rhodesia Police tankard

This copper tankard bears the enamelled badge issued to Gazetted Officers (Assistant Superintendents and above).Thee tankards were often presented to those joining a Police Mess ( or Ndola Police...
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 06-12-17, 10:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,058
Posted By 1314
Chinkeang Municipal Police

Most interesting,not many of these about.
What fastener does it possess ? Spike for pugarree,slider for forage cap,loops or ?
Forum: Other Military Topics 10-11-17, 04:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 808
Posted By 1314
Slouch Hats

In Africa we wore slouch hats bearing the unit badge slid into the front of the pugarree,when on rifle drill the badge was removed to the left side and secured the flap up,thus preventing skewering...
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 25-09-17, 08:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,357
Posted By 1314
BSAP Badge

Radford, at Serial 13 on Page 14 illustrates and describes a badge of this type as - " BSAP Sheet Brass slouch hat badge.Boer War period.Yours appears an up-market version of this.
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 08-08-17, 07:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,606
Posted By 1314
Ku Lang Su Municipal Police

Just to add a bit more spice to the search for this elusive badge ; the Indians (Sikhs),of whom there were a maximum of 30 at any one time,are always depicted wearing the very large turban,sans...
Forum: Forum Operation 01-07-17, 06:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,559
Posted By 1314
RNDP

My Thanks for this reply with its' informative illustrations, we live and learn !
Forum: Forum Operation 30-06-17, 06:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,559
Posted By 1314
RNDP

Hong Kong had a sizeable contingent of RNDP pre(and possibly post ) war.Have a look at the website www.gwulo.com,you may get a lead from there.
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 21-02-17, 01:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,270
Posted By 1314
City of Ottawa Police

I suppose,for the sake of accuracy,we should note that the title is,or was, "The City of Ottawa Police ".

'Advance ' has been transposed from the scroll on the Coat of Arms.
Forum: Other Military Topics 17-12-16, 03:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 830
Posted By 1314
Battle for Hong Kong

You could also include the cap badge of the Hong Kong Police who,as you are aware,were attested as Militia and took up arms against the Japanese.
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 26-11-16, 07:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,353
Posted By 1314
Straits Settlement Police ?

Appears very similar to that shown on Page 109 of Renfrew Part 2 at Serial 2042,described as ' Straits Settlement Police Helmet Plate in White Metal 1919 - 1942 ' although your badge is apparently...
Forum: Police 06-09-16, 07:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,719
Posted By 1314
BSAP - Arm Band?

Not directly relevant but in the Northern Rhodesia Police the black felt backing to badges of rank, shoulder titles and collar dogs came from otherwise unserviceable R & F fezzes.
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 30-07-16, 07:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,529
Posted By 1314
HKP Insignia

I stand corrected.
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