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Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia Today, 04:29 PM
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Posted By manchesters
see here Roy ...

see here Roy

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=88152
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 05:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 192
Posted By manchesters
Dave, If its not in this book its probably...

Dave,

If its not in this book its probably not military.

"The Fifth Fusiliers and Its Badges" - by Col Denis Wood

Unfortunately I no longer have mine.

I am sure someone on here has it...
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 19-01-22, 09:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 275
Posted By manchesters
Mike, sounds very plausible I think. Regards

Mike, sounds very plausible I think. Regards
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 19-01-22, 09:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 275
Posted By manchesters
Luke, You are correct it was March 2021 and...

Luke,

You are correct it was March 2021 and they had it listed as A.G.S. and not A.C.S.

I thought at the time it was Aberystwyth Grammar School, but no proof.

regards
Forum: General Topics. 19-01-22, 08:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 83
Posted By manchesters
Apart from the embroidered souvenir cloth item I...

Apart from the embroidered souvenir cloth item I think all the badges have been put together around it.

Nothing there specifically to the Sheffield VTC, the SVC single letters not really a...
Forum: General Topics. 17-01-22, 07:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 198
Posted By manchesters
No difference at all. regards

No difference at all.

regards
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 17-01-22, 04:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 257
Posted By manchesters
Yours is a poor quality copy. regards

Yours is a poor quality copy.

regards
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 16-01-22, 08:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 330
Posted By manchesters
Not a British worn badge. regards

Not a British worn badge.

regards
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 16-01-22, 01:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 993
Posted By manchesters
Is it a Gold Hallmark and not silver? regards

Is it a Gold Hallmark and not silver?

regards
Forum: General Topics. 15-01-22, 04:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 257
Posted By manchesters
Silver War Badge Alfred Jn Com Hodgkinson ...

Silver War Badge

Alfred Jn Com Hodgkinson
Rank: Pte.
Military Year: 1920
Regiment: Shropshire Light Infantry
Regimental Number: 6918
Discharge Unit: Shrewsbury
Discharge Regiment: Depot...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-01-22, 02:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 453
Posted By manchesters
Brian, Google Light Infantry badge for...

Brian,

Google Light Infantry badge for multiple similar examples of the bugle horn on badges.

That said I dont recognise your badge, but cetainly not connected to Huntingdonshire in a military...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 15-01-22, 12:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 245
Posted By manchesters
Alex, Looks an original unworn mint example....

Alex,

Looks an original unworn mint example.

regards
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 13-01-22, 06:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 407
Posted By manchesters
I think it might be genuine, despite the loops,...

I think it might be genuine, despite the loops, although its an option that the loops may have been replaced.

regards
Forum: Photographs of South African Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 12-01-22, 01:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 141
Posted By manchesters
Hello, They are wearing Pattern 1937...

Hello,

They are wearing Pattern 1937 Webbing.

Cartridge Carriers on the belt.

regards
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 09-01-22, 07:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,130
Posted By manchesters
Great helmet.

Great helmet.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-01-22, 05:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 126
Posted By manchesters
Leigh, A lovely RQMS badge in a very unusual...

Leigh,

A lovely RQMS badge in a very unusual combination.

I have many KC types in a variety of material and colours but never seen that one.

A Rifles connection I guess, possibly...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-01-22, 01:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 234
Posted By manchesters
The Royal Marine Colour Sergeant badge worn 1830...

The Royal Marine Colour Sergeant badge worn 1830 -1868 is a modern copy which has a Queens Crown.

It may have been produced for a tattoo or reanactment purposes as I have never seen another
...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-01-22, 01:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 234
Posted By manchesters
Try and post the photo again please, it hasnt...

Try and post the photo again please, it hasnt appeared.

regards
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 07-01-22, 10:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 370
Posted By manchesters
It looks like a styalised Thompson SMG ...

It looks like a styalised Thompson SMG

regards
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 06-01-22, 08:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 508
Posted By manchesters
In Victorian times such plastic looking things...

In Victorian times such plastic looking things are often baleen. Regards
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 06-01-22, 07:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 276
Posted By manchesters
I dont know if its a genuine or repro badge but...

I dont know if its a genuine or repro badge but either way its been plated after its manufacture.

regards
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 06-01-22, 04:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By manchesters
Mark, You have previously mentioned this on...

Mark,

You have previously mentioned this on the GWF and others also had such photos where it was worn above the marksmans crossed rifles badges.

Although unofficial I am of the opinion that it...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 06-01-22, 01:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By manchesters
Yes, it was also worn as cloth. Similarly for a...

Yes, it was also worn as cloth. Similarly for a Trench Mortar Bomber often pained blue.

regards
Forum: Military Book and Media Reviews 06-01-22, 11:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 339
Posted By manchesters
Its sounds fascinating and I have just ordered a...

Its sounds fascinating and I have just ordered a copy.

thanks
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 06-01-22, 11:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 508
Posted By manchesters
Although there are the 2 distinct patterns Norman...

Although there are the 2 distinct patterns Norman Litchfield said it had been impossible to fix any date or specific period of use of one against the other.

There are also variations in the flames...
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