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Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 21-09-21, 01:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 161
Posted By Artynut
Destro 1918, A photo of front and rear of the...

Destro 1918, A photo of front and rear of the badge would have been helpful. The significance of the letters and numbers are I believe a maker’s code, (in this case, I believe the maker may be EVCO),...
Forum: Off topic 19-09-21, 02:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 416
Posted By Artynut
Leigh, very interesting! Squirrels abound here...

Leigh, very interesting! Squirrels abound here too, (too many of them!) you mention Buzzards, we have “Turkey Vutures” here which often soar on the updrafts over my house. When having a drink with a...
Forum: Off topic 19-09-21, 05:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 416
Posted By Artynut
Hi Leigh, no Cannabis around my place, don’t...

Hi Leigh, no Cannabis around my place, don’t believe in the use of it or any of it’s derivatives. The blue Jays, grackles, cardinals and two types of woodpeckers along with doves and other assorted...
Forum: Off topic 19-09-21, 02:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 416
Posted By Artynut
Interesting little “off topic” thread. A couple...

Interesting little “off topic” thread. A couple of months ago I was trying to figure what all the plants were that were growing in my lawn under the bird feeders. My Son arrived and pointed his Cell...
Forum: Off topic 11-09-21, 10:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 239
Posted By Artynut
Hello btns, I really appreciate the time you...

Hello btns, I really appreciate the time you must have taken in researching Lesher - Whitman. And what’s more, your final sentence where you explain the term “Staff”. From “Never too old to Learn” ...
Forum: Off topic 11-09-21, 04:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 239
Posted By Artynut
Hi Terry and Btns, many thanks for your help in...

Hi Terry and Btns, many thanks for your help in identifying my button. After reading btns’ reply, I searched on the famous auction site and came up with a couple of identical buttons. Hopefully...
Forum: Off topic 11-09-21, 12:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 239
Posted By Artynut
Salvation Army?

Not my line but my Son dug it while metal detecting. I assume the button to be from a Salvation Army uniform. It’s make-up is a bit strange but what really intrigues me is the “Maker’s Mark” ...
Forum: Off topic 14-07-21, 03:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 604
Posted By Artynut
I’m surprised to see no mention of the absolutely...

I’m surprised to see no mention of the absolutely disgusting move by the Italian player who literally grabbed the shirt of the English player FROM BEHIND (who seemed to be set for a break-away down...
Forum: Military Buttons 12-07-21, 02:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 543
Posted By Artynut
And don’t forget the “Global Shipping” cost! Not...

And don’t forget the “Global Shipping” cost! Not that That item interests me but any other item that dealer has that IS in my field of interest, will never get a bid from me! D.J.
Forum: Off topic 14-06-21, 03:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 671
Posted By Artynut
Strange, As a Londoner, I never heard of the...

Strange, As a Londoner, I never heard of the ships on the lampposts in the Mall as being of Nelson’s fleet. What I did learn as a young lad in school was that the ships which on one side of the Mall...
Forum: Military Buttons 13-06-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 342
Posted By Artynut
Jack-K, it sounds like a fairly common R.A....

Jack-K, it sounds like a fairly common R.A. Button. If you include good close-up photo’s of anything you are inquiring about, you will get a quicker response and probably a correct answer. Quite...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 30-05-21, 01:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 468
Posted By Artynut
Volunteers Busby plume holder

Billy, actually, I quite like your badge and it intrigues me that the dark colour seems uniform all over. Try cleaning it gently, (try the back first). There are many variations of the O.R.s as well...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 21-05-21, 12:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,872
Posted By Artynut
The Plot Thickens!........ I was wondering a...

The Plot Thickens!........ I was wondering a couple of days ago that a possibility exists that if a previous badge to the “Hybrid” one shown had had a defect in the material or a slight defect in...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 11-05-21, 08:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 541
Posted By Artynut
Martingale

I’ve always known that piece as a Martingale. Yes, for the chest on horse furniture. Regards, D.J.
Forum: General Topics. 11-05-21, 04:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 583
Posted By Artynut
Hoot, That was the best post in the thread. A...

Hoot, That was the best post in the thread. A real chuckle! D.J.
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 07-05-21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,432
Posted By Artynut
Thomas (fougrasse1940), you may be right in your...

Thomas (fougrasse1940), you may be right in your assumption re the “zig-zag” lines and what they represent. I tend to think you may be mistaking the fact that the zig-zag or “Lightning Flash” in a...
Forum: General Topics. 07-05-21, 01:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,405
Posted By Artynut
Two things I’ve stated in posts going back...

Two things I’ve stated in posts going back awhile, Global Shipping charges exorbitant rates. Global Shipping claims to look after import duties. I’m not the only one to state these facts here on the...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 07-05-21, 12:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 633
Posted By Artynut
“Manchester’s” memory is good! I’ll confirm with...

“Manchester’s” memory is good! I’ll confirm with a little extra provenance, if you go to my albums, look in “Head Dress badges of the Royal Artillery”, page 2,
pictures 62 & 63. Best regards, D.J.
Forum: General Topics. 06-05-21, 11:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 618
Posted By Artynut
There IS an interest in Indian Army militaria but...

There IS an interest in Indian Army militaria but it was and is such a huge country with a population many times that of the rest of all the commonwealth countries put together. It would be hard to...
Forum: The Home Front 06-05-21, 01:06 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 10,516
Posted By Artynut
Thank you for your very informative answer Mike....

Thank you for your very informative answer Mike. D.J.
Forum: The Home Front 06-05-21, 03:09 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 10,516
Posted By Artynut
Mike, I checked your “War Service “ album, did...

Mike, I checked your “War Service “ album, did not see this badge there. Is it just a factory worker’s badge, not necessarily “War Time”?. If so, what era and is it traceable?
Forum: Other Military Topics 05-05-21, 01:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 791
Posted By Artynut
With Great Respect, I would say, “Well Done that...

With Great Respect, I would say, “Well Done that man”! D.J.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 29-04-21, 01:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,014
Posted By Artynut
Surely there must be someone who has complained...

Surely there must be someone who has complained to eBay?. They must know who bought that bogus Vicky Crown Artillery badge?. Could they, if advised, be held responsible for aiding and abetting a...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 26-04-21, 02:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 625
Posted By Artynut
Lovely badge

Lovely etc etc etc item # 373541506234 on the well known auction site is described as a Lovely badge. I’m curious as to the dealer’s intent in describing all his badges thus. Is this a code known...
Forum: General Topics. 25-04-21, 12:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,080
Posted By Artynut
To thursdaychris and all others in the same boat...

To thursdaychris and all others in the same boat including myself. OAP, believe I still have my faculties, have what I believe is a fair collection BUT, now beginning to realise that I’ve bought...
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