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Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 05-07-21, 02:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,187
Posted By Jibba Jabba
Thank you. That was a good read.

Thank you. That was a good read.
Forum: Indian Badges 05-07-21, 11:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 160
Posted By Jibba Jabba
Thank you for the reply. That is one type of...

Thank you for the reply.

That is one type of this badge I have observed, with the red painted sting.

I was aware of 10 Para involvement in desert warfare but was unable to confirm as I could...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 05-07-21, 10:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 523
Posted By Jibba Jabba
In my opinion the eagle is a good RNAS which I am...

In my opinion the eagle is a good RNAS which I am assuming has a nice sack cloth period backing. The PO badge was of course not unique to the RNAS.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 05-07-21, 10:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,187
Posted By Jibba Jabba
Did every member of the Royal Marine Labour Corps...

Did every member of the Royal Marine Labour Corps wear the badge or was it struck and issued in a very limited number?

I seem to recall that the Labour Battalion was a rather large unit and medals...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-07-21, 09:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 334
Posted By Jibba Jabba
Royal Marines Assault Engineer.

Royal Marines Assault Engineer.
Forum: Indian Badges 05-07-21, 09:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 160
Posted By Jibba Jabba
Scorpion - Indian Special Forces - Arm Qualification Badge Post 47

Can anyone tell me anything more about the badge listed in the title usually found in cast brass with two lugs?

I had always assumed it was a badge for passing a "LRDG style" desert warfare...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 11-06-21, 07:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 220
Posted By Jibba Jabba
Lovat Scouts Shoudler Title Timeline

Does anyone on the forum have sufficient knowledge to create a brief Lovat Scouts Shoulder title time line for the Second World War? Or at least help me correct what I have below with additions.
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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-06-21, 11:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 241
Posted By Jibba Jabba
Thank you for the replies. I'll go with RNAS.

Thank you for the replies. I'll go with RNAS.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-06-21, 04:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 241
Posted By Jibba Jabba
Bullion Eagle

I am unsure about this one. Lovely hessian backing on this indicating early manufacture.

Either RNAS or possibly a French Pilots Wing? Perhaps neither?

You can see the construction of a RNAS...
Forum: Formation Signs and Unit Colour Patches 06-06-21, 09:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 571
Posted By Jibba Jabba
The Commonwealth Of Australia Gazette lists the...

The Commonwealth Of Australia Gazette lists the contract. Already mentioned on the forum.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 14-04-19, 12:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 325
Posted By Jibba Jabba
I have salvaged what I can. Thank you for the...

I have salvaged what I can. Thank you for the interest.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 14-04-19, 11:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 325
Posted By Jibba Jabba
Greek Sacred Squadron Badge.

I understand this was back in May of last year but I couldnt find any mention of this on forum.

A Sacred Squadron or Battle El Alamein badge (which ever you wish to call it) sold on eBay with a...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 22-05-18, 08:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 522
Posted By Jibba Jabba
A very good collection Mick. Tank Corps items...

A very good collection Mick. Tank Corps items seem to be going from strength to strength these days. The ever growing tank museum and video games are keeping the subject fresh in the memory and...
Forum: General Topics. 08-09-17, 11:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 786
Posted By Jibba Jabba
Thank you for the pic Mr Parks. As with...

Thank you for the pic Mr Parks.

As with everything I buy, I prefer to leave 'as found'. People who have bought from me on the forum know that I prefer to sell this way.

The oxidisation in my...
Forum: General Topics. 08-09-17, 08:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 786
Posted By Jibba Jabba
I was successful in regards that bid. Thank...

I was successful in regards that bid.

Thank you for the information Mr Parks.
Forum: General Topics. 04-09-17, 04:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 786
Posted By Jibba Jabba
Will do Roy. Will show the seller the thread. ...

Will do Roy. Will show the seller the thread.

Last time I wasn't able to secure that rather nice Sudanese Railways badge I wanted :-(
Forum: General Topics. 04-09-17, 04:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 786
Posted By Jibba Jabba
Thank you for your replies chaps. To answer...

Thank you for your replies chaps.

To answer your question Roy....yes....silver officers. I have tested the oxide.

Did officers also wear a white metal badge?

This one has the broken slider...
Forum: General Topics. 04-09-17, 01:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 786
Posted By Jibba Jabba
Iraq Levies Silver Officers - What should one pay?

My friend has offered to me a genuine Iraq Levies Silver officers (cast) badge. The sort with the long thin stick pin rectangular slider.

I would like to make an offer that is honest Does anyone...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 12-09-16, 02:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,048
Posted By Jibba Jabba
Are "chess board" backed scorpions now considered...

Are "chess board" backed scorpions now considered to be a genuine circa WW2 badge?

I had thought this was the sign of reproduction. IMO.
Forum: Photographs of Canadian Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 07-09-16, 01:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,868
Posted By Jibba Jabba
PM sent.

PM sent.
Forum: Photographs of Canadian Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 07-09-16, 10:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,868
Posted By Jibba Jabba
This is the only example I have seen, that is...

This is the only example I have seen, that is made using a die strike.
Forum: Photographs of Canadian Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 05-09-16, 09:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,868
Posted By Jibba Jabba
The ones I have seen were not made by jewellers....

The ones I have seen were not made by jewellers. Definitely die struck (with reverse die) and made to the same scale as the usual badge.

I am now unable to find the page was used to have on badge...
Forum: Photographs of Canadian Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 03-09-16, 07:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,868
Posted By Jibba Jabba
The right facing collar does exist. It is found...

The right facing collar does exist. It is found with two east west fixings, from pressed brass plate. This is NOT the sweetheart brooch which was also produced facing to the right. A fixing type...
Forum: Off topic 26-06-16, 07:59 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 12,386
Posted By Jibba Jabba
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Forum: Off topic 25-06-16, 01:43 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 12,386
Posted By Jibba Jabba
Sorry but I am not interested in the BBC....

Sorry but I am not interested in the BBC. Selective reporting is a dishonest practice.
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