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Forum: Off topic 18-06-21, 07:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 809
Posted By Mike
I think that's the best option. I've respectfully...

I think that's the best option. I've respectfully changed David C (https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/member.php?u=470)'s profile. I can also block pms and emails for individual accounts.
Forum: General Topics. 07-05-21, 10:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 510
Posted By Mike
You mean 'tilting at'? :D

You mean 'tilting at'? :D
Forum: General Topics 20-04-21, 07:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 374
Posted By Mike
HOW'S MY SPELLING?

To whom it may concern....

Pulling other forum members up for spelling errors in public is not a good look, no matter how superior it makes you feel at the time. It has a very negative effect on...
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 14-02-21, 03:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 487
Posted By Mike
Italian Artillery

Italian Artillery
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-02-21, 06:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 598
Posted By Mike
Horse furniture I believe, for mounting on...

Horse furniture I believe, for mounting on leather.
similar construction piece on ebay...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-02-21, 11:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 598
Posted By Mike
Typical Livery badge construction. 'In Front...

Typical Livery badge construction.

'In Front Of A Tilting-Spear Erect Proper., A Wyvern Statant Or, Resting The Dexter Claw Upon A Crescent Argent.'

Palmer family
...
Forum: Other Military Topics 28-01-21, 11:45 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 16,643
Posted By Mike
:D:D:D

:D:D:D
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 27-01-21, 05:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By Mike
Having the War Medal rather than the Defence is...

Having the War Medal rather than the Defence is interesting. I wonder if he had good wireless knowledge and got himself 'enrolled' :)
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 27-01-21, 05:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By Mike
The 1939 register shows only one Arthur R Ellis...

The 1939 register shows only one Arthur R Ellis as a special constable:
Likely to be your man but not guaranteed :) Lots of other Arthur R Ellis's in the register, but only this one as a special.
...
Forum: General Topics. 17-01-21, 11:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 472
Posted By Mike
Here's an example, last post in this thread. but...

Here's an example, last post in this thread. but do not click the link in the actual post.


https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?p=532553#post532553

The scammer has posted...
Forum: General Topics. 17-01-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 472
Posted By Mike
Want your computer destroyed?

Don't fancy your device locked up with ransomware? No? Me neither. ok then please help me and report any spammers that appear on the forum.

They will in most cases:
Be new posters.
First post...
Forum: Off topic 12-01-21, 02:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 852
Posted By Mike
I recall seeing a Wetas when I was working at...

I recall seeing a Wetas when I was working at Manapouri power station. Deep underground. It was probably quite a nice environment for them. Nicer little dudes than the sand flies at the surface. I'm...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-01-21, 02:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 359
Posted By Mike
Looks like a SH at the end so A&SH - Argyll &...

Looks like a SH at the end so A&SH - Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders. Maybe? :)
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-01-21, 10:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 776
Posted By Mike
Any possibility this is 'blackened'? I can't...

Any possibility this is 'blackened'? I can't decide if it is jut very dirty or there's an applied finish there? Was blackening a thing for NZ insignia at this time ?
(I want to clean it :) )
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-01-21, 10:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 776
Posted By Mike
Many thanks chaps. I only have the 1st edition of...

Many thanks chaps. I only have the 1st edition of Corbetts book on NZ badges.

Were they made in white metal and brass? The one I have is white metal.

having a look around (now that I have...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-01-21, 04:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 776
Posted By Mike
Virtu et Valora ? One for the Kiwis?

Anyone recognise this? Googling the motto I'm sent to the NZ newspaper archive for 1891:
...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 07-10-20, 07:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 316
Posted By Mike
Just low confidence from me not feeling 100% on...

Just low confidence from me not feeling 100% on the various Canadian issues. Ron has commented on the page so it is ok as a uk badge. I wonder what company made it? it is very nicely detailed.
...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 06-10-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 316
Posted By Mike
Black Watch for peer review

I've added some BW badges to the database.

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/the-black-watch-royal-highlanders-cap-badge-1901-1937/


Any opinions or corrections? I'm looking at the first...
Forum: General Topics. 01-10-20, 06:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 359
Posted By Mike
I did put a google search box on the site: ...

I did put a google search box on the site:


https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/google-search-page.htm


The link to that is under the navigation bar (above) is "Other Pages: Galleries, Links...
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 28-09-20, 03:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 269
Posted By Mike
[sorry second post with image was held up in the...

[sorry second post with image was held up in the moderation queue] :o
Forum: Off topic 16-09-20, 08:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 944
Posted By Mike
More VAT coming for imports to the UK, collected...

More VAT coming for imports to the UK, collected by ebay, VAT for sales collected by ebay if you sell to EU, Limits dropped. All-in-all much more taxation - yeah!


I noticed if you sell something...
Forum: General Topics. 09-09-20, 06:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,604
Posted By Mike
Sorry but you are wrong Every image I...

Sorry but you are wrong



Every image I see on pinterest has attribution. So I can take and use your images as I see some of them are on 'pinterest'?
And why do you put 'copyright' on your own...
Forum: Off topic 05-09-20, 02:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 944
Posted By Mike
Be interesting if they make paypal payments...

Be interesting if they make paypal payments non-compulsory for sellers. If there is a financial incentive for ebay to do so then they will drop paypal. All depends on the fee levels between the two...
Forum: Off topic 05-09-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 944
Posted By Mike
The big disadvantage to paying direct with a card...

The big disadvantage to paying direct with a card is that as a buyer you lose the 'paypal' second line of defence if something goes wrong. I had an issue once with a purchase* which ebay with its...
Forum: Off topic 05-09-20, 11:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 944
Posted By Mike
New Ebay Payment Methods

ebay UK is rolling out its new card payment system. No longer will you be funneled through paypal to make a payment but will have the option to pay by card direct if you wish, if the seller permits...
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