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Forum: Other Military Topics Today, 09:21 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By leigh kitchen
Memory fails right enough - Crown Imperial no....

Memory fails right enough - Crown Imperial no. 56, Autumn 1989, page 14, an article "Head Dress Badges of The Dorsetshire Regiment" by Colin G Churchill.

"(c) An all gilding metal variety,...
Forum: Other Military Topics Yesterday, 06:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 254
Posted By leigh kitchen
I may be wrong, I think I've read that the...

I may be wrong, I think I've read that the Dorsetshire brass economies rather than plastics were issued to recruits, 50's-60's, memory fails.
The KOYLI brass economies were apparently worn as lapel...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Yesterday, 03:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 165
Posted By leigh kitchen
Yes, good idea - badge to the winner?

Yes, good idea - badge to the winner?
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Yesterday, 02:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 165
Posted By leigh kitchen
What's going on with those tails, Initials,...

What's going on with those tails, Initials, hallmarks?
Badge off a tin lid?
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Yesterday, 01:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 165
Posted By leigh kitchen
VB or other designations (despite "Albuhera"...

VB or other designations (despite "Albuhera" scroll) removed from tails of scroll, either from badge or die??
Is it blackened?
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges Yesterday, 12:42 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,412
Posted By leigh kitchen
Nice, I've never seen images of any others.

Nice, I've never seen images of any others.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 10:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 168
Posted By leigh kitchen
I know the beret is private purchase, but would...

I know the beret is private purchase, but would the 6 3/4 measurement stamp be correct rather than metric sizing or possibly both?
Forum: Other Military Topics Yesterday, 10:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 254
Posted By leigh kitchen
Did the Dorsets issue their plastic Dorsetshire...

Did the Dorsets issue their plastic Dorsetshire economies to recruits during the 1950'-60's?
I think it was their WWI economies rather then their plastics?
Either way, there doesn't seem to be a...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges Yesterday, 08:53 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,412
Posted By leigh kitchen
I have a pair of Staffords collar dogs picked up...

I have a pair of Staffords collar dogs picked up around 1979 from 1 Staffs QM's Stores I think it was (or possibly a 1 Staffs squaddie gave them to me), they're backed with brown paper cut from an...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 06:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 110
Posted By leigh kitchen
From "History of The British Army Infantry Collar...

From "History of The British Army Infantry Collar Badge" by Colin Churchill:
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 15-10-21, 06:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,102
Posted By leigh kitchen
Now that Commando WRAC beret would go nicely with...

Now that Commando WRAC beret would go nicely with an LRDG lid currently on ebay (can't post link):

274984315188
Forum: Other Military Topics 15-10-21, 02:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 254
Posted By leigh kitchen
Will do.....

Will do.....
Forum: Other Military Topics 15-10-21, 01:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 254
Posted By leigh kitchen
Images not of wonderful quality, I can't scan the...

Images not of wonderful quality, I can't scan the pages as it'd split the book spine.......
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-10-21, 06:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 95
Posted By leigh kitchen
The power of The Lens of The Google.

The power of The Lens of The Google.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-10-21, 06:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 95
Posted By leigh kitchen
Google Lens shows the design as the arms of Naklo...

Google Lens shows the design as the arms of Naklo Commune, Slovenia:


https://pl.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gmina_Naklo
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-10-21, 01:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 187
Posted By leigh kitchen
I'm going for South African.

I'm going for South African.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-10-21, 01:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 187
Posted By leigh kitchen
Looks like a WWII German Hauptgefreiter rank...

Looks like a WWII German Hauptgefreiter rank Chevron but utilising British army chevrons.
An Afrika Korps item made locally or by unit tailors using captured British insignia?

South African?
...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-10-21, 09:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 219
Posted By leigh kitchen
A guess - Australian army Staff Corps?

A guess - Australian army Staff Corps?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-10-21, 06:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 191
Posted By leigh kitchen
I have to cough to not having thought of that one.

I have to cough to not having thought of that one.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-10-21, 12:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 191
Posted By leigh kitchen
It must've failed to sell and been relisted at...

It must've failed to sell and been relisted at least a couple of times since I last saw it, I've been too lazy to do any basic research on it.
I must do so in the morning.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 13-10-21, 06:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 204
Posted By leigh kitchen
Was it also for the CFSC?

Was it also for the CFSC?
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 13-10-21, 06:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 273
Posted By leigh kitchen
I wasn't sure - so I went for red. Sergeant's...

I wasn't sure - so I went for red.
Sergeant's scarlet?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 13-10-21, 05:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 239
Posted By leigh kitchen
You posted the same query and images yesterday? ...

You posted the same query and images yesterday?

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=86850
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 13-10-21, 03:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 432
Posted By leigh kitchen
I console myself by thinking of the increase of...

I console myself by thinking of the increase of 2.60 over 14 year, per A & SH, Camerons, BW etc on the quid each you paid represents inflation.
When I think of when plastics were about 2s/6p each...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 13-10-21, 03:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 432
Posted By leigh kitchen
Gordon Bennett. I was smug but you're harshing my...

Gordon Bennett. I was smug but you're harshing my chill, man.
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