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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 02:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 93
Posted By Tinto
Indian Army Bearer Corps.

Indian Army Bearer Corps.
Forum: Police 14-10-21, 05:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 118
Posted By Tinto
Hi Alex, Thanks, I suspect it is silver, going...

Hi Alex,
Thanks, I suspect it is silver, going by the black tarnishing on back.
Cheers, John
Forum: Police 13-10-21, 07:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 118
Posted By Tinto
To add to my question, Did officers and men...

To add to my question,
Did officers and men wear specific badges, or were these badges worn by all?
Thanks, John
Forum: General Topics. 13-10-21, 07:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 512
Posted By Tinto
Congratulations. Thanks for sharing, Simon. ...

Congratulations. Thanks for sharing, Simon.
Cheers, John
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 13-10-21, 05:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 213
Posted By Tinto
Thank you both, for a comprehensive answer to my...

Thank you both, for a comprehensive answer to my query.
Cheers, John
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 13-10-21, 07:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 213
Posted By Tinto
Thanks, Steven, a good suggestion. Although...

Thanks, Steven, a good suggestion.
Although most SJAB badges incorporate the Maltese Cross.
Regards, John
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 13-10-21, 03:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 213
Posted By Tinto
Four-pointed Star

Hi All,
Anyone know this badge, white metal, with lugs?
Possibly not military. Thanks, John
Forum: Police 12-10-21, 10:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 118
Posted By Tinto
South African Constabulary, fretted badge

Hello,
Here are two badges, one solid, the other fretted.
Note position of the lugs.
Comments welcome on when, where, and who wore them, thanks.
Cheers, John
Forum: General Topics 09-10-21, 04:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 75
Posted By Tinto
Hi Steven, Thanks for your confirmation, good...

Hi Steven,
Thanks for your confirmation, good to know.
Regards, John
Forum: General Topics 08-10-21, 06:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 75
Posted By Tinto
NMR buttons

Hello South African members,
I have a couple of small NMR buttons which are possibly for Natal Mounted Rifles. The QVC GM one has maker Hobson & Sons Lexington St. London, the KC WM one has maker...
Forum: Army 28-09-21, 05:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,083
Posted By Tinto
Hi Steven, Thanks for that description. ...

Hi Steven,
Thanks for that description.
Cheers, John
Forum: Army 27-09-21, 09:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,083
Posted By Tinto
Hi Steven, I have this example of the SAMNS...

Hi Steven,
I have this example of the SAMNS badge, possibly silver but no sign of a hallmark.
Regards, John
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 25-09-21, 02:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 465
Posted By Tinto
Here is a better picture of the badge, obtained...

Here is a better picture of the badge, obtained for a few dollars.
Looks well made but may be an example of a Bulgarian fake, have there been any others like this?
Comments welcome.
Thanks, John
Forum: New Zealand Badges 21-09-21, 08:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,559
Posted By Tinto
Hi Brent, Thanks for the pictures and dates for...

Hi Brent,
Thanks for the pictures and dates for these Taranaki Regiment badges.
Regards, John
Forum: Army 15-09-21, 10:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 230
Posted By Tinto
Very nice, thanks for sharing. Cheers, John

Very nice, thanks for sharing.
Cheers, John
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 15-09-21, 10:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 376
Posted By Tinto
I may be sticking my neck out but both look good...

I may be sticking my neck out but both look good to me. I have the 16th with both voided and solid crowns.
Cheers, John
Forum: Army 15-09-21, 07:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 423
Posted By Tinto
Thanks for sharing. Cheers, John

Thanks for sharing.
Cheers, John
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 13-09-21, 10:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 465
Posted By Tinto
Sorry, I don't have a picture of rear of badge....

Sorry, I don't have a picture of rear of badge. Here is picture of slider only which seems blackened as well.
John
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 13-09-21, 08:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 465
Posted By Tinto
Thank you all for your comments. The reason for...

Thank you all for your comments.
The reason for my query is this slidered badge shown.
Apologies for poor quality, it's not mine. Possibly it is a trick of light that makes it look black.
John
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 13-09-21, 02:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 465
Posted By Tinto
Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry

Hi All,
Was there ever a blackened version of hat badge KK641 worn?
Thanks, John
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 05-09-21, 08:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 669
Posted By Tinto
Thanks for sharing, Kevin. A very handsome piece!...

Thanks for sharing, Kevin. A very handsome piece!
Cheers, John
Forum: New Zealand Badges 02-09-21, 11:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,559
Posted By Tinto
Hi, Thanks for sharing the photo, most...

Hi,
Thanks for sharing the photo, most interesting.
Cheers, John
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 01-09-21, 07:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 219
Posted By Tinto
Well done, Leigh. Thanks for the tip. I have...

Well done, Leigh. Thanks for the tip. I have confirmed that in my Kipling and King.
Cheers, John
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 01-09-21, 07:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 219
Posted By Tinto
Unknown Lancers badge

Hello Forum members,
Identification sought for this badge please.
Thanks, John
Forum: General Topics. 29-08-21, 08:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 483
Posted By Tinto
Thanks for sharing, Billy. These trophy belts...

Thanks for sharing, Billy.
These trophy belts are special.
Cheers, John
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