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Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 25-07-15, 03:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,009
Posted By ORISKANY
DIFFERENT REGIMENTAL DESIGNATION

Hello,

I have had this regimetal designation for over 40 years. I am trying find out why this was made as a white printed designation on a red cloth background. Has any other member any of the...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 21-06-15, 05:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,482
Posted By ORISKANY
RIFLES IN BAY LEAVES

Hello,
Best shot of sgts and L/sgts of a regiment or battalion. Later including Warrant Officers. Prize badge. Worn about 1901 and continued to be worn until prior to WW2. A nice badge.
Martin.
...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 21-02-15, 08:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 857
Posted By ORISKANY
MIDLAND BRIGADE

Thanks for the interesting post, especially on Korea.

MW
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 06-02-15, 07:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,598
Posted By ORISKANY
FAKE BADGES

I hope they dont do duff formation signs. The first RE badge certainly looks good
and any collector could easily be conned. Shame!
Forum: Other Military Topics 31-01-15, 03:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,512
Posted By ORISKANY
77 Brigade

Any ideas on a formation sign for this new Brigade? I am still thinking about it?:)
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 26-01-15, 08:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,407
Posted By ORISKANY
Who makes these badges? The R Signals badge on...

Who makes these badges? The R Signals badge on the right has an old crown!
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 25-01-15, 12:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,982
Posted By ORISKANY
No picture seen here in Dorset/Wiltshire!

No picture seen here in Dorset/Wiltshire!
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 01-01-15, 09:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,380
Posted By ORISKANY
This badge was worn by 280 (UK) Signal Squadron...

This badge was worn by 280 (UK) Signal Squadron in BFG circa 1982. My example came from the SQMS. I don't know if the unit still exists.

Martin.
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 19-12-14, 08:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 931
Posted By ORISKANY
WESSEX BADGE

Have a look at Wessex Military Badge web page and tells you that the MOD have allowed the Military Band the honour to use the WESSEX badge as their emblem etc.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-11-14, 10:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,271
Posted By ORISKANY
PILOT BADGE - PILOTS HEAD AND TWO BOMBS FACING INWARDS

Hello everyone,

Will someone please tell me what this badge is and where it comes from.
Thanks you

MJW
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 28-09-14, 03:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,036
Posted By ORISKANY
UNKNOWN BADGE

Ideas welcome I have had one for about 20 years and still can't identify it.:(
Forum: Other Military Topics 03-09-14, 10:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,197
Posted By ORISKANY
I was issued with the 2 round and 1 oval, cord on...

I was issued with the 2 round and 1 oval, cord on nylon in February 1956. We were issued with boxes of aplhabet and numbers to 'make' our identity discs.
Forum: General Topics. 11-08-14, 07:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 520
Posted By ORISKANY
NICE BOOK - A SHORT HISTORY OF THE WESSEX BRIGADE

Nice small book for sale. This book is not available on line. You will recieve a 47 page booklet, in softback printed in 1953 by Colonel NCE Kenrick DSO, published by Gale and Polden Ltd. 6...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 22-07-14, 08:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 794
Posted By ORISKANY
SASC BADGE

Can you please show an example of the badge for every one to see? Thanks.
Forum: General Topics. 30-06-14, 09:41 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,109
Posted By ORISKANY
RIP Shaun Aumua

Sad news. RIP Shaun. Condolences to the family.

Martin.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 23-04-14, 03:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,129
Posted By ORISKANY
Mike, email to you, mine is 3 Dist CMF. ...

Mike, email to you, mine is 3 Dist CMF.

Martin.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 23-04-14, 11:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,129
Posted By ORISKANY
Agreed, looks a bit strange 4 rare badges at 99p...

Agreed, looks a bit strange 4 rare badges at 99p start! I have a used E on F
No 2 area which took me 25 years to obtain but still dont know if it is genuine!

Martin.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 18-02-14, 09:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 680
Posted By ORISKANY
Mike, Thanks for the interesting sight of...

Mike,

Thanks for the interesting sight of the John Hearfield web page. I very nice picture of the Matron with the arm badge of Force 281. Nice photo of CMP driving the Comd car. The photos are...
Forum: Off topic 24-01-14, 12:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 814
Posted By ORISKANY
Paul, Thanks for that, useful information for...

Paul,
Thanks for that, useful information for all interested. Regards.
Martin.
Forum: Army 17-12-13, 10:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,850
Posted By ORISKANY
Thanks for that.;)

Thanks for that.;)
Forum: Army 17-12-13, 08:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,850
Posted By ORISKANY
Nice images, what is the date of the first photo...

Nice images, what is the date of the first photo please?;)
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 10-12-13, 08:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,828
Posted By ORISKANY
Snake on a stick!:eek: How dare you, to quote my...

Snake on a stick!:eek: How dare you, to quote my late father "For the uneducated it is the Rod of Aesculapius!" :D I still have his WW2 medals which include the Atlantic Star for service on a...
Forum: Off topic 20-11-13, 06:42 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,241
Posted By ORISKANY
Agreed. If you lose out to another bidder then...

Agreed. If you lose out to another bidder then it really is Tango Sierra, there you are now thats life. The most you can hope for is that your very high bid outsmarts the opposition and what you get...
Forum: Indian Badges 20-11-13, 05:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,119
Posted By ORISKANY
The badge is rubbish but the replies are getting...

The badge is rubbish but the replies are getting better.:D
Forum: Off topic 18-11-13, 07:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,189
Posted By ORISKANY
I am surprised no one has put him in the picture....

I am surprised no one has put him in the picture. I would be interested to see the medals he wears. 2 years in the RAF in Lincolnshire, perhaps he deserves them:eek: Sorry Poachers, only jesting.;)
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