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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 29-11-22, 05:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By Rob Miller
The blue and white pattern looks Bavarian rob

The blue and white pattern looks Bavarian

rob
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 26-11-22, 06:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 595
Posted By Rob Miller
PM sent Australian Buttons

PM sent Australian Buttons
Forum: General Topics. 18-11-22, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 331
Posted By Rob Miller
I suspect those Regiments most involved in the...

I suspect those Regiments most involved in the Coronation next year will make it a priority, Grenadier Guards insignia with cyphers for example.

Rob
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 16-11-22, 06:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 252
Posted By Rob Miller
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: General Topics. 14-11-22, 12:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 603
Posted By Rob Miller
Yes I did and without the Crowned Lion on top. ...

Yes I did and without the Crowned Lion on top.

I particularly enjoyed the bit at the Cenotaph when the former Prime Ministers were leaving and Dimbleby forgot Boris Johnson fist name and called...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 04-11-22, 06:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 174
Posted By Rob Miller
Yes the cap cover is odd. I bought another...

Yes the cap cover is odd.

I bought another picture recently because I convinced myself that was him again on the left but I think the ear is wrong?

Rob
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 04-11-22, 06:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 174
Posted By Rob Miller
Pte Miller SD1199 Royal Sussex and OTC?

I have these two family pictures which I believe both show my great uncle Arther John (Jack) Miller, he does look rather different in both of them but the early one would probably be pre WW1 in an...
Forum: Military Buttons 31-10-22, 11:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 567
Posted By Rob Miller
I have a GVIR large Royal Engineers button with...

I have a GVIR large Royal Engineers button with the same back mark, I assumed they were an option to buy to change the GS buttons on your greatcoat rather than an issue item?

Rob
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 30-10-22, 06:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 444
Posted By Rob Miller
Fascinating, thanks every one. Rob

Fascinating, thanks every one.

Rob
Forum: Military Buttons 30-10-22, 02:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By Rob Miller
Thanks btns, I bought two of them PM me your...

Thanks btns, I bought two of them PM me your address and I will send you one.

Rob
Forum: Military Buttons 30-10-22, 10:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By Rob Miller
Hi btns, thanks for the reply I didn't add it to...

Hi btns, thanks for the reply I didn't add it to the previous thread because I was suspicious of it being a fake.

Could this button date from around 1951 when the "A" cypher changed back from the...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 30-10-22, 06:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 444
Posted By Rob Miller
Thank you for the replies, I hadn't spottet the...

Thank you for the replies, I hadn't spottet the "T".

I suppose if it is a uniform to be worn in the tropics he may have worn it just for the photograph to be taken in Plymouth before he went?
...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 29-10-22, 05:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 444
Posted By Rob Miller
Devonshire Regiment Officers White Cap Cover

A recent find, unusual to see a Devonshire Regiment Officer without collar badges, and what is the significance of the white hat cover, a seasonal or Regimental thing?

Rob
Forum: Military Buttons 29-10-22, 05:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By Rob Miller
Buttons with four stars back mark

I found a 24.4mm KC General Service button with this back mark some time ago but I have now added a 25.1mm 1881-1903 Princess of Wales Own (West Yorkshire) to my KC other ranks collection and I'm...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-10-22, 12:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 332
Posted By Rob Miller
Queens Own Oxfordshire Hussars Yeomanry. Rob

Queens Own Oxfordshire Hussars Yeomanry.

Rob
Forum: General Topics. 19-10-22, 10:28 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,668
Posted By Rob Miller
Several new Kings Crown badges appearing on ebay,...

Several new Kings Crown badges appearing on ebay, I presume that none of them are "issue"?

Rob

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/295277615598

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/125566404441
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 19-10-22, 07:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 450
Posted By Rob Miller
So my slidered badge is not unique, this one has...

So my slidered badge is not unique, this one has presumably been shortened and used.

Rob
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 18-10-22, 09:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 257
Posted By Rob Miller
PM sent re FANY title Rob

PM sent re FANY title

Rob
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 14-10-22, 04:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,701
Posted By Rob Miller
And of course there were bronze badges with...

And of course there were bronze badges with blades made to be attached to leather picture frames.

I find it strange that anyone would suggest "binning" a badge because in their opinion it wasn't...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 14-10-22, 04:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,701
Posted By Rob Miller
Colin Churchill shows Bronze OSD collar badges...

Colin Churchill shows Bronze OSD collar badges worn from 1902, it would seem like an odd mix if there wasn't a cap badge for Officers to purchase to match them, but I'm sure stranger things have...
Forum: Military Buttons 13-10-22, 03:35 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 15,868
Posted By Rob Miller
Some of mine are still attached to a bit of...

Some of mine are still attached to a bit of uniform described previously as Liverpool Scottish, I'm guessing thet could be pre 1908 VF?

Rob
Forum: Military Buttons 13-10-22, 12:44 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 15,868
Posted By Rob Miller
Probably but not definitly WM would probably...

Probably but not definitly

WM would probably indicate Volunteers and non standard government purchase?

Rob
Forum: Military Buttons 13-10-22, 08:08 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 15,868
Posted By Rob Miller
The Lion atop the Crown is interesting. The...

The Lion atop the Crown is interesting.

The Victorian General Service button standardised in 1872 didn't have the top Lion.

With the death of Queen Victoria and the change to the "Kings" Crown...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 10-10-22, 01:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 483
Posted By Rob Miller
These types of badge are often unofficial so they...

These types of badge are often unofficial so they could have been privately purchased by anyone, but the colour scheme is most likely to be worn by the Civil Defence.

Its nice to see some evidence...
Forum: Military Buttons 04-10-22, 05:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,220
Posted By Rob Miller
Are we talking about this overpriced (IMHO)...

Are we talking about this overpriced (IMHO) example on ebay?

Rob
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