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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 07-06-21, 03:38 PM
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Posted By 3battalion
Nicely presented- well done.

Nicely presented- well done.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 31-05-21, 03:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 303
Posted By 3battalion
I don't believe there is that much difference...

I don't believe there is that much difference between printed and embroidered versions of the Pegasus badge especially when you're just looking for an example to display. Be aware there is a plethora...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 31-05-21, 04:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 570
Posted By 3battalion
Outside my collecting interests Roy, but just...

Outside my collecting interests Roy, but just wanted to say that you have an superb collection that is very well presented.

Paul
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 28-05-21, 02:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 613
Posted By 3battalion
That's the ugliest Pegasus I've seen! Paul

That's the ugliest Pegasus I've seen!

Paul
Forum: Formation Signs and Unit Colour Patches 25-05-21, 01:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 300
Posted By 3battalion
Agree Terry. Having a collecting focus /...

Agree Terry.

Having a collecting focus / goal makes the hobby more interesting and rewarding when the project is completed.

Paul
Forum: Formation Signs and Unit Colour Patches 23-05-21, 01:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 300
Posted By 3battalion
Thanks for positive comments Gents. It was...

Thanks for positive comments Gents.

It was interesting collecting the various patches and reading the history behind each of the Units / Formations.

Paul
Forum: Formation Signs and Unit Colour Patches 22-05-21, 12:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 300
Posted By 3battalion
Australian Army Formation Patches from 1949

Many moons ago I received a poster highlighting Australian formation signs from 1949 on (picture attached). I thought it would be a good collecting project to try and put together a frame with all...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 11-05-21, 06:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 853
Posted By 3battalion
PM sent on Chinese Regt. Paul

PM sent on Chinese Regt.

Paul
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 05-05-21, 03:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 498
Posted By 3battalion
It's just a bullion version of the gold 'S'. ...

It's just a bullion version of the gold 'S'.

Paul
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 27-04-21, 07:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 390
Posted By 3battalion
Hi Roy, Not that much but a nice formation...

Hi Roy,

Not that much but a nice formation sign for Malayan collectors.

I think I picked my example up for 30 quid.

Regards

Paul
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 27-04-21, 03:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 390
Posted By 3battalion
Hi Roy, That looks OK to me. Regards ...

Hi Roy,

That looks OK to me.

Regards

Paul
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 25-04-21, 03:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 665
Posted By 3battalion
Some lovely insignia Rick - nice find in the...

Some lovely insignia Rick - nice find in the Attic!

PM sent about some medals.

Paul
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 23-04-21, 01:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 361
Posted By 3battalion
I'd agree with Jon, the brown felt backing looks...

I'd agree with Jon, the brown felt backing looks like the Post War Australian Para Wings.

Paul
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 21-04-21, 04:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 553
Posted By 3battalion
Can't comment on the Roman Numeral patch, but you...

Can't comment on the Roman Numeral patch, but you have some nice locally made wings Steve - well done.

Paul
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-04-21, 06:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 199
Posted By 3battalion
Hi Paul, I'd be interested in it if you move...

Hi Paul,

I'd be interested in it if you move it on.

Thanks

Paul
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 12-04-21, 11:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 457
Posted By 3battalion
You have some nice wings in your collection -...

You have some nice wings in your collection - well done.

Paul
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 05-04-21, 09:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,032
Posted By 3battalion
Thanks Jerry. Good collecting Paul

Thanks Jerry.

Good collecting

Paul
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 05-04-21, 07:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,032
Posted By 3battalion
Yes Frank it certainly wasn't used during the...

Yes Frank it certainly wasn't used during the war.

Is that a good or bad sign being from the Gaunt dies Jerry?

At the moment U'm only tracking one dodgy badge from the 8.

Paul
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 03-04-21, 02:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,032
Posted By 3battalion
Soldiers who are not parachute qualified are...

Soldiers who are not parachute qualified are known as 'hats' Terry.

Paul
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 03-04-21, 11:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,032
Posted By 3battalion
Quite right - should read beret. Don't want to...

Quite right - should read beret. Don't want to give the 'hats' any ideas!

Having once jumped for a living I'm disgusted with this oversight and have taken myself on a 'tab' to sort myself out.
...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 03-04-21, 06:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,032
Posted By 3battalion
Para Regiment Hat Badges Assistance

Gents,

I would appreciate assistance identifying good from bad with these eight hat badges?

As you can see they are made of different materials, all have lugs on the rear and there are no...
Forum: Arab Nations 07-03-21, 02:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 372
Posted By 3battalion
Great display - well done. Paul

Great display - well done.

Paul
Forum: General Topics 28-02-21, 02:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 639
Posted By 3battalion
Hi BC, VX33160 Eric 'Barney' Robinson served...

Hi BC,

VX33160 Eric 'Barney' Robinson served with the Battalion HQ of the 1st Australian Parachute Battalion.

Name ROBINSON, ERIC ALBERT
Service Australian Army
Service Number VX33160
Date...
Forum: General Topics 28-02-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 639
Posted By 3battalion
Lovely Para wing. Will look the soldier up...

Lovely Para wing.

Will look the soldier up and get back to you.

Paul
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 20-02-21, 04:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,382
Posted By 3battalion
Thanks for your reply Mike. Indeed, the...

Thanks for your reply Mike.

Indeed, the length of time the 52nd title was in use and the numbers produced may provide an indication of possible variations.

For comparison the British made US...
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