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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 01-01-19, 09:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 231
Posted By Wooffy
The top right Badge (2 fingers pointing up) is an...

The top right Badge (2 fingers pointing up) is an old brownie Badge - they have moved onto an oval metal one now - as are many of the badges linked to The Guide Association / Girl Guides
Forum: General Topics. 29-12-18, 02:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 953
Posted By Wooffy
The board is called "Foam Board" and it can be...

The board is called "Foam Board" and it can be sourced from many different places: eBay, Amazon - hobby shops. It comes in different thicknesses and sheet sizes, check here...
Forum: General Topics. 24-12-18, 11:05 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,755
Posted By Wooffy
2018 Successes

It's been a really interesting year in my very small world of collecting and highly successful in a number of different areas:

I have managed to obtain one of my all time wants (from a forum...
Forum: Other Military Topics 04-12-18, 10:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 241
Posted By Wooffy
That is great - many thanks everyone, it is...

That is great - many thanks everyone, it is really appreciated
Forum: Other Military Topics 03-12-18, 09:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 241
Posted By Wooffy
Hi Jerry Thanks - that's one more element...

Hi Jerry

Thanks - that's one more element explained... any ideas on the comments in the remarks section to the right of the medal list on the front?

Best wishes

Dave
Forum: Other Military Topics 02-12-18, 05:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 241
Posted By Wooffy
Thanks Andy

Thanks Andy
Forum: Other Military Topics 02-12-18, 04:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 241
Posted By Wooffy
WW1 Medal Record Card - What Does It Mean?

I am looking to try and decipher the attached medal record card, but I have to confess that I know little about what the coding /notes actually mean. So far I have this:

Charles Frederick Wake...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 01-12-18, 01:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 212
Posted By Wooffy
Is this the thread you were looking for? ...

Is this the thread you were looking for?
https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=65917&highlight=dutch+book
...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 23-11-18, 10:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,128
Posted By Wooffy
That is great - many thanks! ...and I note...

That is great - many thanks!

...and I note that the ones shown attached to the uniform seem to be of the same design that Basil Rookery illustrated in his booklet on OC/ROC uniforms
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 23-11-18, 08:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,128
Posted By Wooffy
Hi Dave Two images here - the first shows...

Hi Dave

Two images here - the first shows John Harding with the Gold Spitfire and 2 Gold Stars on the Post 1977 Dark Blue backing. The second, which I know is Black and White, shows Fred Hemingway...
Forum: The Home Front 20-11-18, 06:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 250
Posted By Wooffy
Hi Michael, Sorry to disappoint - all three...

Hi Michael,

Sorry to disappoint - all three are fakes.

The curved one in the separate image is from China and is being made right now, it is the closest to the originals of the current batch of...
Forum: The Home Front 14-11-18, 11:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 250
Posted By Wooffy
Royal Observer Corps Shoulder Titles - Fakes!

Recently I have noticed a number of ROC fake shoulder titles on the market, all having a blue tint to the text on the badge, all apparently being used and all with spaghetti like backs. However in...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 09-11-18, 10:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 520
Posted By Wooffy
Absolutely - and a quick internet search yields: ...

Absolutely - and a quick internet search yields:

Broad Oak Printworks was the most important calico printworks of Accrington, founded in 1792 as bleaching crofts by Taylor, Fort, Bury & Co of...
Forum: Off topic 28-10-18, 05:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 285
Posted By Wooffy
Its at times like these I forget how useful that...

Its at times like these I forget how useful that 'like' button used to be! - Excellent work - well done
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 26-09-18, 06:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 151
Posted By Wooffy
As Dave says - its the border edging that caught...

As Dave says - its the border edging that caught me out!
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 25-09-18, 09:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 151
Posted By Wooffy
Hi Malcolm I believe it is a collar worn by...

Hi Malcolm

I believe it is a collar worn by a NSDAP Ortsgruppenleiter Abschnittsleiter

Wikipedia Link to a useful identification chart here...
Forum: Indian Badges 17-09-18, 07:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 199
Posted By Wooffy
The assistant badge (with crossed quills) looks...

The assistant badge (with crossed quills) looks like an Assistant Secretary's Collar Jewel from a Masonic Lodge without the chain
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 30-08-18, 04:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 332
Posted By Wooffy
Link to the seller is here...

Link to the seller is here (https://www.ebay.co.uk/usr/hiharindroodro?_trksid=p2047675.l2559)

Attached are images of the seller's ID on ebay and the item in question
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 01-08-18, 07:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 148
Posted By Wooffy
Yes, agreed... one of the earlier bound varieties...

Yes, agreed... one of the earlier bound varieties 1960's (approx) judging by the non-standard size seen latterly.
Forum: The Home Front 30-07-18, 10:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 445
Posted By Wooffy
Just need to get their twitter account...

Just need to get their twitter account deactivated now and it's all sorted....
Forum: The Home Front 28-07-18, 07:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 445
Posted By Wooffy
When is the Observer Corps not the Observer Corps?

Just stumbled across this on the web: http://www.observercorps.uk rather than being a reference to the OC/ROC it appears that the name and title (and rank structure?) have been hijacked by a group of...
Forum: Military Buttons 27-07-18, 10:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 140
Posted By Wooffy
It would appear to be Wigan Regiment Local...

It would appear to be Wigan Regiment Local Militia from what I can quickly find out, so that would account for the "R" i guess?
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 26-07-18, 06:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 625
Posted By Wooffy
My pleasure - glad it's gone to a good home....

My pleasure - glad it's gone to a good home....
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 22-07-18, 02:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 625
Posted By Wooffy
The attached isn't mine, but is currently listed...

The attached isn't mine, but is currently listed on ebay, nevertheless, I thought it fitting to add to this thread - first one of these I have seen
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 18-07-18, 01:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 340
Posted By Wooffy
Not sure if this is the report you have Rob - but...

Not sure if this is the report you have Rob - but makes for interesting reading.

http://publications.gc.ca/collections/collection_2016/mdn-dnd/D63-4-126-1944-eng.pdf
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