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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 17-03-20, 07:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 198
Posted By cga00
I agree with Graham on the AMW title. PM sent. ...

I agree with Graham on the AMW title. PM sent.
Regards, Craig
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 10-03-20, 07:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 137
Posted By cga00
Hi Heather, I suspect that this item doesn't have...

Hi Heather, I suspect that this item doesn't have a military connection, certainly nothing that I recognise. I don't believe that I have seen anything with a crown of that design before - it may just...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-02-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 498
Posted By cga00
Is that last photo a thumb tack/drawing pin? SO =...

Is that last photo a thumb tack/drawing pin? SO = Stationary Office.
Regards, Craig
Forum: Air Force 20-02-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 163
Posted By cga00
Hi, late reply I know. The cloth is a...

Hi, late reply I know.
The cloth is a handkerchief. Not so popular now, but widely used 'back in the day'. There are many of them about featuring badges of different regiments/arms of service - it...
Forum: General Topics. 19-02-20, 07:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 146
Posted By cga00
PM Sent

PM Sent
Forum: General Topics. 05-02-20, 07:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 392
Posted By cga00
Yes. Once I had what I thought were the main...

Yes. Once I had what I thought were the main variants, I then went on to pick up anything that was a little out of the ordinary and then badges related to the main theme.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 09-12-19, 07:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 158
Posted By cga00
PM Sent

PM Sent
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 22-10-19, 12:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 285
Posted By cga00
I seem to recall seeing a 4 Sqn patch with a 4...

I seem to recall seeing a 4 Sqn patch with a 4 rather than IV but it did also feature a harrier and a lightning bolt.
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 22-10-19, 12:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 285
Posted By cga00
Ha! Well found - I retract my first statement as...

Ha! Well found - I retract my first statement as 4 Sqn were there.
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 22-10-19, 06:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 285
Posted By cga00
It is a typical shape for USAF patches and looks...

It is a typical shape for USAF patches and looks like it may be theatre made.
I'm unsure as to the number (4) as I think only 54 Sqn RAF were involved in enforcing the Northern no fly zone....
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 18-10-19, 06:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 282
Posted By cga00
It reminds me of Italian collar badges - but with...

It reminds me of Italian collar badges - but with that fastener I'd say it was designed to hang - ie from a shirt pocket.
Craig
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 18-10-19, 06:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 278
Posted By cga00
Doesn't look military to me. The kind of thing...

Doesn't look military to me.
The kind of thing you would receive for winning something, the area in the centre to be engraved. Maybe, depending on size, to be hung from a pocket watch chain.
Craig
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-07-19, 06:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 592
Posted By cga00
Nice one Bob.

Nice one Bob.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 26-06-19, 05:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 592
Posted By cga00
No, 600 Sqn use a strip of alternating red/white...

No, 600 Sqn use a strip of alternating red/white triangles, like their aircraft markings from the 50s.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-06-19, 06:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 592
Posted By cga00
The sword & chain like that was the badge for RAF...

The sword & chain like that was the badge for RAF Biggin Hill, but as that hasn't been around for some time now I'd guess at an RAF reserve unit - not one I'm familiar with though.
Craig
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-06-19, 05:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 299
Posted By cga00
Half of a fastener for a cloak? Craig

Half of a fastener for a cloak?
Craig
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 29-05-19, 06:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 347
Posted By cga00
Thanks for sharing. Craig

Thanks for sharing.
Craig
Forum: Air Force (RCAF and CAF) 25-05-19, 04:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 384
Posted By cga00
That is great. Many thanks for taking the time to...

That is great. Many thanks for taking the time to look and help me out.
Kind regards to both, Craig
Forum: Air Force (RCAF and CAF) 23-05-19, 01:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 384
Posted By cga00
Thanks Bill. As I understand it the air force...

Thanks Bill.
As I understand it the air force existed as RCAF from 1924 until unification (CAF) in 1968, and again as the RCAF from 2011 to the present.
So, to clarify in my mind, the two smaller...
Forum: Air Force (RCAF and CAF) 22-05-19, 05:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 384
Posted By cga00
Hi Bill, thanks, I've attempted to put some...

Hi Bill, thanks, I've attempted to put some images on now.
Do you see what I mean with the officers badges?
Forum: Air Force (RCAF and CAF) 21-05-19, 06:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 384
Posted By cga00
No Canadian 'experts' out there? Do you need a...

No Canadian 'experts' out there?
Do you need a photo?
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First time I've attached images so apologies for the size/quality etc.
Hopefully they'll enlarge when clicked on....
Forum: Air Force (RCAF and CAF) 17-05-19, 06:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 384
Posted By cga00
Canadian Armed Forces - RCAF

I have a small collection of RCAF hat badges and have recently acquired a gold lurex type thread on dark green felt hat badge which I'm told was worn by females (tri service, up to officer rank I'm...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 16-05-19, 06:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 261
Posted By cga00
The elephant is 25 Expeditionary Logistics (EL)...

The elephant is 25 Expeditionary Logistics (EL) Wing, 2 Mechanical Transport (MT) Sqn - RAF.
https://www.raf.mod.uk/our-organisation/stations/raf-wittering/
Halfway down the page on the right....
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 16-05-19, 06:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 468
Posted By cga00
Maroon.... really?

Maroon.... really?
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 04-04-19, 06:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 338
Posted By cga00
I was watching this also Jerry, but steered clear...

I was watching this also Jerry, but steered clear due to the consensus of opinion that a RAF KC badge never existed in A/A. I've not got it to hand, but from memory the loops your 2nd photo look like...
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