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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 18-10-19, 05:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 124
Posted By btns
The crest and the motto belong to the Seddon...

The crest and the motto belong to the Seddon family.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 17-10-19, 05:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 223
Posted By btns
I agree.

I agree.
Forum: Military Buttons 17-10-19, 05:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 125
Posted By btns
Both buttons are non military. Please state...

Both buttons are non military.
Please state your intentions.
Do you want to know because you plan to resell them?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 16-10-19, 06:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 155
Posted By btns
Well, the images are not that good. First glance...

Well, the images are not that good. First glance says RHA.
It took me years to find a reliable ID. This contribution sorted them out:
...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 16-10-19, 05:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 155
Posted By btns
ball button, field gun but no crown. British...

ball button, field gun but no crown.
British use: Royal Artillery Association, uniformed staff
Indian regiments may have used the same design.
Forum: Military Buttons 14-10-19, 05:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 169
Posted By btns
It all depends on your budget and the time you...

It all depends on your budget and the time you are able or willing to spend on searching.
Forum: General Topics. 13-10-19, 07:36 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 13,068
Posted By btns
bump 20191013 Lies and old fakes are hard to...

bump 20191013
Lies and old fakes are hard to eradicate :)
Forum: General Topics. 13-10-19, 07:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 20,711
Posted By btns
It is part of the smoke and mirrors. The...

It is part of the smoke and mirrors. The director's home address was in London. "Stephen Gaunt" was the name of the person mentioned in Leigh's message.
As far as I could track it down he managed...
Forum: General Topics. 13-10-19, 06:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 20,711
Posted By btns
Thank you Leigh. I have informed a former...

Thank you Leigh. I have informed a former director of Gaunt he had been pestering many years ago presenting himself as a Gaunt family member.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 06-10-19, 01:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 535
Posted By btns
If stuck in a cigar box for a few decades...

If stuck in a cigar box for a few decades qualifies, I have 11th and 91st, both other ranks, gilt wash, unpolished for 140 years.
Swap for your 16th and 30th?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-09-19, 05:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 170
Posted By btns
Did they write the text on the scroll?

Did they write the text on the scroll?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 28-09-19, 08:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 255
Posted By btns
It shows the Imperial Austro Hungarian coat of...

It shows the Imperial Austro Hungarian coat of arms
Forum: Off topic 22-09-19, 05:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,078
Posted By btns
Good manual needed for the new forum.

I understand the current forum software is no longer supported.
It means it is going to be unsafe.

May I suggest a manual for the new forum in PDF format.
It informs the members of the new...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-09-19, 01:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 134
Posted By btns
I was thinking Rhodesia Railways but they had two...

I was thinking Rhodesia Railways but they had two script letters R.
Forum: Military Buttons 09-09-19, 04:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 236
Posted By btns
A very wild guess using your three letters: T.W....

A very wild guess using your three letters: T.W. & W., Paris

I already searched my records for identical French military buttons, but I may have to page through Fallou.
Forum: Military Buttons 09-09-19, 05:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 236
Posted By btns
The first button may be from the 1840-1860s. ...

The first button may be from the 1840-1860s.

I am giving the second button with the star a much wider date range: 1810s onwards. Does the back have letters at 12 o'clock?
Forum: Military Buttons 08-09-19, 09:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 236
Posted By btns
Can you post pictures of the backs of these...

Can you post pictures of the backs of these button?
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 30-08-19, 11:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 830
Posted By btns
What about his buttons? Does anyone recognise...

What about his buttons? Does anyone recognise them?
I am asking because of the KC GMGR buttons. I do not recall seeing them in my early collecting years.
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 18-08-19, 06:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 204
Posted By btns
Thank you button

Thank you button
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 17-08-19, 08:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 204
Posted By btns
Yes. I had assumed 14 mm buttons for cap badges...

Yes. I had assumed 14 mm buttons for cap badges and these 16 mm mounted buttons exclusively for mess dress.
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 17-08-19, 01:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 204
Posted By btns
I had always assumed such buttons were used on...

I had always assumed such buttons were used on mess dress only.
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 12-08-19, 10:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 358
Posted By btns
Thank you very much for your reply.

Thank you very much for your reply.
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 12-08-19, 06:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 358
Posted By btns
Welcome to the forum. Does your interest...

Welcome to the forum.
Does your interest include Italian military buttons?
If so, do you know what this is?
backmark is "G. Frelli, Roma"
It is pewter, 24 mm and once piece including shank.
Forum: Military Buttons 08-08-19, 08:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 235
Posted By btns
The postilion button has rays and is half ball. ...

The postilion button has rays and is half ball.
The Falkland Islands Customs' button has a rope grommet.
Please find scans of both buttons attached.
Forum: Military Buttons 08-08-19, 05:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 235
Posted By btns
Thank you for your message and your wonderful...

Thank you for your message and your wonderful picture of KC buttons being used in the 21st century.
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