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Forum: The Australian General Service Badge (Rising Sun) 26-12-19, 05:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 336
Posted By vigilans
First pattern collars with second pattern hat

First pattern collars with second pattern hat
Forum: Other Corps 21-11-19, 01:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 302
Posted By vigilans
This one marked STOKES to the back

This one marked STOKES to the back
Forum: Other Corps 21-11-19, 01:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 302
Posted By vigilans
Two examples

Two examples
Forum: Other Corps 21-11-19, 01:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 302
Posted By vigilans
I don't like it one bit!

I don't like it one bit!
Forum: General Topics 20-10-19, 09:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 538
Posted By vigilans
Canada: collar badge of the Royal Hamilton Light...

Canada: collar badge of the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry. Circa.1939/45
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 20-10-19, 09:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 173
Posted By vigilans
Thanks Luke, I think we've got it - Canada:...

Thanks Luke, I think we've got it - Canada: collar badge of the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry. Circa.1939/45
Forum: General Topics 20-10-19, 05:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 538
Posted By vigilans
Mystery badge

Hi posted this in the unknown section, but thought I would post it here too, to see what you guys reckon:-


Hello all, I was wondering if anyone recognises this badge. Very similar to the (13th...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 20-10-19, 03:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 173
Posted By vigilans
Australian/English??

Hello all, I was wondering if anyone recognises this badge. Very similar to the (13th Inf Regiment) Australian 1953-60 period Macquarie Regiment collar badge, but this has a Kings crown on top of the...
Forum: The Australian General Service Badge (Rising Sun) 03-10-19, 06:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 361
Posted By vigilans
Looks OK to me

Looks OK to me
Forum: New Zealand Badges 29-09-19, 12:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By vigilans
Thanks Attilla, appreciate the input. Still a bit...

Thanks Attilla, appreciate the input. Still a bit of a quandary though.
Geoff
Forum: New Zealand Badges 27-09-19, 03:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By vigilans
NZ Base Head Quarters Patch

Hello all
I'm not sure if I have put this up before, so apologies if I have.
Does anyone have an idea as to what it is? Blazer patch, uniform patch, sports?; and what the significance to...
Forum: Light Horse and Armoured (RAAC) 08-09-19, 05:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 381
Posted By vigilans
Thanks Artynut for that comparison, I've seen a...

Thanks Artynut for that comparison, I've seen a few varieties of that badge over the years, and always thought it a very handsome badge.
Phil thanks for that, is your badge oxidised/brass - pic?
Forum: Light Horse and Armoured (RAAC) 07-09-19, 12:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 381
Posted By vigilans
Thank you Keith, that's great information. - Geoff

Thank you Keith, that's great information. - Geoff
Forum: Light Horse and Armoured (RAAC) 06-09-19, 02:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 381
Posted By vigilans
Rough Riders

I have this badge made by Angus and Coote, a jewelry company founded in Sydney in 1895, and still going today. Is it just a trade badge?
Measures about 57 m.m. x 40m.m.
Can anyone shed some light...
Forum: Light Horse and Armoured (RAAC) 30-06-19, 08:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,568
Posted By vigilans
Wait folks....there's more

More from our mate Shed_Finds, again described as original. There at at least 5 dud Australian badges amongst his latest lot. What can you do?

...
Forum: Light Horse and Armoured (RAAC) 15-06-19, 06:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,568
Posted By vigilans
I think many of us know who he is Rob, it's just...

I think many of us know who he is Rob, it's just a matter of greed and the attraction of the big $.
As well as just being plain dishonest and really quite stupid!...sadly a member of this forum
Forum: Light Horse and Armoured (RAAC) 15-06-19, 01:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,568
Posted By vigilans
Not again

Crap copy in my opinion, seller knows better. Like the one just sold below: a No 5 numeral - NOT. He even has the cheek to quote Glydes book to identify it, can't see Glyde stating the numerals were...
Forum: General Topics 04-06-19, 10:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 382
Posted By vigilans
Looks like the seller took it down from ebay?? ...

Looks like the seller took it down from ebay??
Here are the pics, and the description:

"A 1908 - 1912 PERIOD ROYAL AUSTRALIAN ENGINEERS OFFICERS SLOUCH HAT BADGE.
Copper/bronze (patinated) with...
Forum: General Topics 04-06-19, 04:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 382
Posted By vigilans
Another dud enamel badge being passed off as real?

1908 - 12 PERIOD ROYAL AUSTRALIAN ENGINEERS OFFICERS HAT BADGE, ENAMEL, LUGGED.

https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/123785482434?_trksid=p2471758.m4704


Thoughts on this badge? Badge is probably OK...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-08-18, 12:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 297
Posted By vigilans
Thanks Simon, but I think it's related to the...

Thanks Simon, but I think it's related to the British SBS of WW2, but never seen a badge to it? This obviously unofficial badge I was hoping someone could identify as being from that Unit.
...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-08-18, 11:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 297
Posted By vigilans
Filibusters badge?

Any information or thoughts on this badge greatly appreciated.
Special Boat Service?
Forum: New Zealand Badges 14-05-18, 04:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,682
Posted By vigilans
Some NZ titles

I only collect Titles these days (both Australian and NZ). Here is what I have put together over the years. Always looking to add to the collection - both NZ and Aussie. Not the best pic...sorry...
Forum: The Australian General Service Badge (Rising Sun) 20-03-18, 03:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 909
Posted By vigilans
I think they are OK, always described as economy...

I think they are OK, always described as economy issue? I've seen lots of them over the years...never heard of them as a movie prop, considering it would be easier to manufacture traditional...
Forum: General Topics 16-09-17, 04:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 845
Posted By vigilans
"S" for Surveyors trade badge, with top broken...

"S" for Surveyors trade badge, with top broken off as mentioned before....sorry pic upside down
Forum: General Topics 28-06-17, 10:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,493
Posted By vigilans
Hi Kingsley, Never seen a "RT" title before,...

Hi Kingsley,
Never seen a "RT" title before, and not listed in any army orders that I have seen? Will do some research and get back.
Geoff
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