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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-01-21, 07:33 AM
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Posted By kingsley
Thanks Terry. It would be a pleasant surprise to...

Thanks Terry. It would be a pleasant surprise to find it was Napoleonic!
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-01-21, 01:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 219
Posted By kingsley
Is this badge British?

This looks like an artillery crossbelt badge. If not British, what is it?
Thanks
Forum: Other Corps 08-01-21, 05:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 184
Posted By kingsley
Good question, impossible to answer. I don't...

Good question, impossible to answer. I don't think we needed a Brit to teach us how to shoot. Perhaps someone can find the link to the original online photo which may be on the AWM website. Other...
Forum: Other Corps 08-01-21, 01:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 184
Posted By kingsley
Another unofficial Australian badge

You might not be be aware that this badge exists. It is cropped from a photo labelled 'Australian School of Musketry Randwick 1918'.
Enjoy
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 04-01-21, 05:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 255
Posted By kingsley
I think the lugs would be the clue. I will take...

I think the lugs would be the clue. I will take some photos of the lugs on mine when I can access them and post the photos. Idon't think it would be possible to clean an original oxidised badge back...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 04-01-21, 12:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 255
Posted By kingsley
Have a look at the other threads we have had...

Have a look at the other threads we have had about the four different genuine varieties of Australian Camel Corps badges:
1.sand cast hat and collars facing to right;
2.die struck collar size, no...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 24-12-20, 11:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 333
Posted By kingsley
I can see that your two solid badges do have...

I can see that your two solid badges do have domed centres. My question is : when was the dead flat version worn?
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 24-12-20, 02:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 333
Posted By kingsley
Thanks for all the scans, never seen such...

Thanks for all the scans, never seen such detailed documentation before on the ASH.
It is not apparent to me from the photos if one of the badges is non voided and dead flat (rather than having a...
Forum: General Topics 22-12-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 206
Posted By kingsley
The titles recently sold do not look like my...

The titles recently sold do not look like my genuine one in the other thread. They are certainly NOT 'Australian Catering Corps' (no such animal). Without provenance no one can be sure whether the...
Forum: The Australian General Service Badge (Rising Sun) 21-12-20, 10:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 285
Posted By kingsley
Other UK makers

WW1 rising suns were also made in UK by Firmin and Narborough.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 19-12-20, 01:06 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 123
Posted By kingsley
Army and Navy Illustrated help wanted

Years ago a collector showed me a picture from the Army and Navy Illustrated of an Australian soldier wearing these badges, the only picture I have ever seen. I can't be certain that the shoulder...
Forum: General Topics. 11-12-20, 11:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 325
Posted By kingsley
In desperation I went into production a few years...

In desperation I went into production a few years ago and soldered some ordinary lugs on to small brass discs because I had a lot of broken anodised badges. I then stuck the discs on the back of the...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 22-11-20, 11:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 315
Posted By kingsley
I had one of these years ago and wondered what it...

I had one of these years ago and wondered what it was. I would be interested in this one for old times sake if it is available.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-11-20, 09:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 226
Posted By kingsley
So apparently the large crown was just a...

So apparently the large crown was just a manufacturer's variation?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-11-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 226
Posted By kingsley
Cut down helmet plates

Can anyone tell me who wore each of these WM helmet plates? In the book 'A Lion in the Colony", (on sale for $1 from the Hobart Anglesea Barracks Museum) there is an illustration of a member of the...
Forum: General Topics. 14-11-20, 04:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 405
Posted By kingsley
They probably would not accept it if you attached...

They probably would not accept it if you attached a customs form. I don't know what happens when a padded envelope arrives in UK with a badge inside and no customs form.
Forum: General Topics 14-11-20, 04:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 456
Posted By kingsley
Years ago I was told by an old-time collector, a...

Years ago I was told by an old-time collector, a reliable source, that he actually saw a hat badge of the 71st Infantry with a distinctive design. Apparently only two or three trial strikings were...
Forum: General Topics. 13-11-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 405
Posted By kingsley
I have had to stop selling badges to UK because...

I have had to stop selling badges to UK because earlier this year, Australia Post made it compulsory that any envelope with an enclosure must travel by Parcel Post (cost $26.30) instead of Economy...
Forum: General Topics 13-11-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 456
Posted By kingsley
Wow! You don't see badges like this very often....

Wow! You don't see badges like this very often. Well done.
Forum: General Topics 10-11-20, 11:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 232
Posted By kingsley
Which RSL?

Which RSL?
Forum: New Zealand Badges 04-11-20, 11:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 734
Posted By kingsley
Just delivered the hat yesterday to the restorer...

Just delivered the hat yesterday to the restorer that was recommended, looking forward to the result.
The background rubbing on the hat appears to be the badge of the 7th Southland but I haven't...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 03-11-20, 09:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 734
Posted By kingsley
Thanks for really helpful information and a...

Thanks for really helpful information and a fantastic photo. I have all three badges and will check the position of the holes. It will help that there is a faint discolouration or rub mark where the...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 02-11-20, 11:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 734
Posted By kingsley
Here is a scan of the marking inside the...

Here is a scan of the marking inside the puggaree.
It looks like "67C" in green but might be wrong. Comments appreciated.
Forum: New Zealand Badges 02-11-20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 734
Posted By kingsley
Sorry I misread the question. I will check the...

Sorry I misread the question. I will check the puggaree and let you know if there are any markings on the inside.
Forum: New Zealand Badges 02-11-20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 734
Posted By kingsley
Yes it has a number 7 (the size) in the middle of...

Yes it has a number 7 (the size) in the middle of one of the marked sections of the sweatband. it dd not show up very well in the photo.
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