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Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted Yesterday, 08:13 PM
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Posted By leigh kitchen
You need one of those Commissioned Quartermaster...

You need one of those Commissioned Quartermaster grenades Andy.
Forum: General Topics Yesterday, 07:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 349
Posted By leigh kitchen
Thanks, not the one I'm thinking of but I like...

Thanks, not the one I'm thinking of but I like these old pictures, accurate portrayals of events or not.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges Yesterday, 05:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 367
Posted By leigh kitchen
Hmmm, don't know (of more importance to some...

Hmmm, don't know (of more importance to some people I know is will the EU requirement for gin to be at least 37% still stand?).
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges Yesterday, 02:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 367
Posted By leigh kitchen
Ta. The scales / 925 is an internationally...

Ta. The scales / 925 is an internationally accepted mark to show the fineness of the metal, apparently.

"In 1972, the UK became a signatory of the International Convention of Hallmarks....
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges Yesterday, 10:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 391
Posted By leigh kitchen
It could very well do, the beech brown backings...

It could very well do, the beech brown backings being sewn on by unit tailors, the slit for badge sliders being so positioned that none of the slider is exposed above the internal slider pocket? ( My...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges Yesterday, 09:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 391
Posted By leigh kitchen
The beret is an issue one but with Imperial size...

The beret is an issue one but with Imperial size marking, so this would date its manufacture as no later than the 1960's?
It looks as if it's from the same litter as the two I show.

The badge...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges Yesterday, 09:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 391
Posted By leigh kitchen
A beret that looks very similar to the one above,...

A beret that looks very similar to the one above, same manufacturer, construction etc, unfortunately the date marking is obscured by the name label.
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges Yesterday, 09:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 391
Posted By leigh kitchen
Dated 1963, Kings Crown, slidered, bimetal badge

Dated 1963, Kings Crown, slidered, bimetal badge
Forum: Other Military Topics Yesterday, 08:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 280
Posted By leigh kitchen
Thanks for that info, not the find I was thinking...

Thanks for that info, not the find I was thinking of but equally as interesting.

I may have read of the find in a bulletin of "The Soke Military Collectors Club" (based in Peterborough), an...
Forum: Other Military Topics Yesterday, 06:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 280
Posted By leigh kitchen
The contents also varied depending on which...

The contents also varied depending on which service the tin was destined for, whether the recipient was a smoker, etc - photos of the king in army or RN uniform, extra sweets instead of cigs or...
Forum: General Topics 23-05-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 349
Posted By leigh kitchen
I don't know I'm afraid. Mention of...

I don't know I'm afraid.

Mention of Canadians reminded me that I have this, measures about 3' X 2' as does the Kitchener one, they're printed on a thick card.
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 22-05-20, 10:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 391
Posted By leigh kitchen
I'll dig out the beret I have, it's the rifle...

I'll dig out the beret I have, it's the rifle green beret with beach brown tear drop backing.
Forum: General Topics. 22-05-20, 07:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 823
Posted By leigh kitchen
Thanks button.

Thanks button.
Forum: General Topics. 22-05-20, 05:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 823
Posted By leigh kitchen
Just because I remembered that I have the photo -...

Just because I remembered that I have the photo - an eBay offering -
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 22-05-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 391
Posted By leigh kitchen
I have a 1950's /60's WRAC beret which has a St....

I have a 1950's /60's WRAC beret which has a St. Eds. Crown bimetal badge fitted.
(At least one WRAC was wearing the St. Eds bimetal badge on beret with green backing around 1974, I gave her the...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 22-05-20, 06:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 83
Posted By leigh kitchen
Or Crabfats?

Or Crabfats?
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 21-05-20, 09:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 79
Posted By leigh kitchen
First Name: George Surname: Brummitt Age:...

First Name:
George
Surname:
Brummitt
Age:
18+10/12
Incident Details:
Died at Botte Spruit
Incident Date:
21/05/1879
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 21-05-20, 08:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 83
Posted By leigh kitchen
The crown, eagle, crossed rifles is the badge of...

The crown, eagle, crossed rifles is the badge of the RAF Small Arms Association.
Forum: General Topics. 21-05-20, 08:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 884
Posted By leigh kitchen
Yes, not a unit I particularly collect but I...

Yes, not a unit I particularly collect but I thought I'd go for it as it's my "county" regiment and I'd not seen one for sale before.
I'd noted the blob at the base of the scroll but I'm sure I have...
Forum: General Topics. 21-05-20, 07:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 884
Posted By leigh kitchen
I hope not....... The mark is the "LAMBOURNE...

I hope not.......

The mark is the "LAMBOURNE S" (gap with no apostrophe) variation.
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 21-05-20, 07:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 391
Posted By leigh kitchen
I can see that - took 30 years before the penny...

I can see that - took 30 years before the penny dropped.......
Forum: Other Military Topics 21-05-20, 06:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 280
Posted By leigh kitchen
Nice items - good purchase.

Nice items - good purchase.
Forum: Other Military Topics 21-05-20, 04:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 280
Posted By leigh kitchen
The only one I have is polished brass, I havn't...

The only one I have is polished brass, I havn't got a book to hand to check if there were any other finishes.
Forum: Other Military Topics 21-05-20, 04:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 280
Posted By leigh kitchen
Ah right - thought it looked enamel. I suppose...

Ah right - thought it looked enamel.
I suppose the tin may have been painted to keep it looking gold coloured in the absence of a tin of laquer?
No chance it's the original finish to the metal?
Forum: Other Military Topics 21-05-20, 03:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 280
Posted By leigh kitchen
Is that really red paint - it looks well applied....

Is that really red paint - it looks well applied.
Unless you're good with a soldering iron I'd leave be, but then I tend to leave things be and fixing it just doesn't seem necessary - but to each...
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