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Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 13-11-22, 06:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 172
Posted By Roy
Nice to see these early examples. Thanks for...

Nice to see these early examples.

Thanks for sharing.

Cheerio,
Roy
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 03-11-22, 03:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 84
Posted By Roy
WWI DR Patch - Still Looking:)

Hi Folks,

Just a reminder that I'm still on the hunt for any early WWI motorcycle Despatch Rider insignia.

I've now tentatively identified 'four' distinct versions that were in use during the...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 30-10-22, 06:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 424
Posted By Roy
Hi George, My Chindit collection sold man...

Hi George,

My Chindit collection sold man moons ago, so the album doesn't exist any more.

As these are modern, my assumption would be they are either fake (at worst) or reproductions (at best),...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 30-10-22, 05:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 424
Posted By Roy
Hi George, it's difficult to say without a...

Hi George,

it's difficult to say without a better quality image and of course a pic of the back but at a glance these patches look quite modern to me.

Cheerio,
Roy
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 26-10-22, 07:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 968
Posted By Roy
Good luck mate, A wonderful way to spend...

Good luck mate,

A wonderful way to spend those funds, so be sure to share pics of the new family additions.

Best of luck on all accounts,

Roy
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 24-10-22, 04:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 583
Posted By Roy
Hi Peter, That's a lovely 'quality' badge...

Hi Peter,

That's a lovely 'quality' badge for such a small piece. Well done mate.

Cheerio,
Roy
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 09-04-22, 04:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 674
Posted By Roy
Hi Mark, Looks like a nice original example...

Hi Mark,

Looks like a nice original example to me mate.

Well done.

Cheerio,
Roy
Forum: General Topics. 13-03-22, 04:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,510
Posted By Roy
Very sad news indeed. One of the good guys. ...

Very sad news indeed.

One of the good guys.

RIP, prayers and condolences to his family.

Roy
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 23-01-22, 05:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 944
Posted By Roy
SF Insignia - A Cautionary Tale

Just re-posting this below as it got lost in the recent maintenance.


Greetings All,

I promised an update on my earlier threads where I had sought members opinions concerning SAS and Para...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 23-01-22, 05:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 371
Posted By Roy
Thanks Simon, I think I still have the text...

Thanks Simon,

I think I still have the text so will throw it up again.

Cheers,
Roy
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 23-01-22, 04:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 371
Posted By Roy
Thread Missing?

My thread from a few days back "SF A Cautionary Tale", seems to have disappeared....!

Any of the mods know what's happened or where it is?

Cheers,
Roy
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 13-01-22, 09:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 515
Posted By Roy
Thanks Guys, Appreciate your time and...

Thanks Guys,

Appreciate your time and expertise.

Cheers,
Roy
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 13-01-22, 08:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 515
Posted By Roy
SAS Opinions Welcomed?

Hi Gents,

Can I ask your views on these two?

Cheers,
Roy
Forum: General Topics 12-01-22, 03:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 476
Posted By Roy
Thanks for that mate, I will pass this info...

Thanks for that mate,

I will pass this info on to my friend and on his behalf, thank You for your kind assistance.

Cheers,
Roy
Forum: General Topics 11-01-22, 02:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 476
Posted By Roy
Comments?

Hi Gents,

Any comments on this if possible.?

It's attached to a knife sheath, so can't show the back and apologies for the poor pic. Helping out a friend.

Cheers,
Roy
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 06-01-22, 04:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,842
Posted By Roy
Hi Luke, It's all gone a bit quite...! ...

Hi Luke,

It's all gone a bit quite...!

Although I'm still planing to share some more details but I'm giving this chap enough space to make sure I have all the information before going off 'half...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 27-12-21, 09:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,842
Posted By Roy
Hi Jon, Thanks for that mate, good advice. ...

Hi Jon,

Thanks for that mate, good advice.

I've heard some odd stuff from him of late and I'm still waiting for an answer to my question. I'm not putting too much time into it but I'm keen to...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 22-12-21, 03:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,842
Posted By Roy
Thanks for all the help gents, Just to...

Thanks for all the help gents,

Just to clarify, I have not paid a penny for these, the whole group was send to me on consignment, so not out of pocket.

I will see what more information surfaces...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 21-12-21, 07:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,842
Posted By Roy
Thanks Luke, All good comments. I have...

Thanks Luke,

All good comments.

I have written this chap with a clear questions, simply stating 'did he actually wear all of this insignia during his service in the 1970's?'.

It will be...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 21-12-21, 07:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,842
Posted By Roy
Thanks Jerry, It's not looking good. ...

Thanks Jerry,

It's not looking good.

Here are the Para badges but I suspect there's going to be little good news.

Cheers,
Roy
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 21-12-21, 06:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,842
Posted By Roy
So it looks like all of these are fake then? ...

So it looks like all of these are fake then?

An awkward and odd position to be in as this chap (who sent these) has lead me to believe he was in the Paras in the 1970's and also the SAS (yet to...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 21-12-21, 06:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,842
Posted By Roy
Next one Cheers, Roy

Next one

Cheers,
Roy
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 21-12-21, 05:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,842
Posted By Roy
Next one Cheers, Roy

Next one

Cheers,
Roy
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 21-12-21, 03:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,842
Posted By Roy
Next one.. Cheers, Roy

Next one..

Cheers,
Roy
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 20-12-21, 06:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,842
Posted By Roy
SAS/Para Veteran's Grouping..?

Hi Gents,

Full disclosure; all items I'm asking about will be offered as a group in the future.

So I've just received a grouping of items on consignment from a gent who served in the Paras and...
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