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Forum: General Topics. 19-01-22, 02:01 PM
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Posted By KOMalta
First Recorded British Regimental Headwear Badge?

A trivia question for the members that's been on my mind for quite sometime now and might have been asked before;

What period was the first regimental headwear badge recorded in the British army?...
Forum: General Topics. 17-01-22, 08:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 198
Posted By KOMalta
Simon I've seen some on dealers sites stating as...

Simon I've seen some on dealers sites stating as such. That's why i'm asking!:confused:

Thanks
Forum: General Topics. 17-01-22, 07:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 198
Posted By KOMalta
Victorian Crowns pre/post-1881

Would anyone be so kind as to explain the difference between a pre-1881 and a post-1881 Victorian Crown (images would be greatly appreciate), as I'm after a pre-1881 gilded Victorian Crown as worn on...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 17-01-22, 06:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 257
Posted By KOMalta
Must agree that the AFC shown is certainly not...

Must agree that the AFC shown is certainly not genuine.

Attached is the one I had in my collection.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-01-22, 02:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 238
Posted By KOMalta
My thought..

My thought..
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-01-22, 01:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 238
Posted By KOMalta
I've also seen images/drawings of military...

I've also seen images/drawings of military regiments (mid-1800s) wearing a sash with a regimental plate and also attached was what seems a lions-head connected by a chain to another ornament.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-01-22, 01:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 164
Posted By KOMalta
Columbian Battalion/7th US Division ...

Columbian Battalion/7th US Division

https://www.jamesmountainantiques.com/product/columbian-battalion-7th-us-division-patches-korean-war/

Same same but different ;)

Furthermore you could...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 17-12-21, 03:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 421
Posted By KOMalta
Would appreciate some images!! ;)

Would appreciate some images!! ;)
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 16-11-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,027
Posted By KOMalta
Building on what John suggested, could it be...

Building on what John suggested, could it be Deutsche Bahn Bahn Kraftfahrer (German Train Train-Driver)??!! Or Deutsche Bundesamt fuer Bevoelkerungsschutz und Katastrophenhilfe (German Civil...
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 31-10-21, 04:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 297
Posted By KOMalta
Well done Graham! Lovely pieces!

Well done Graham! Lovely pieces!
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 24-09-21, 06:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,902
Posted By KOMalta
My eyes playing tricks on me, it's certainly an...

My eyes playing tricks on me, it's certainly an Africa Star ribbon!
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 23-09-21, 12:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,902
Posted By KOMalta
Plus the "8" representing the "8th Army" bar was...

Plus the "8" representing the "8th Army" bar was worn on the Africa Star and not the Defence Medal!!
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 22-09-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,572
Posted By KOMalta
Managed to get my hands on a overprint Buttons...

Managed to get my hands on a overprint Buttons Ltd/Firmin London variant. All there's missing is the Buttons Ltd one.
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 21-08-21, 03:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 721
Posted By KOMalta
Maltese regiments certainly not!

Maltese regiments certainly not!
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 20-08-21, 12:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 239
Posted By KOMalta
Yes agree. March Catalogue. Been discussed on...

Yes agree. March Catalogue. Been discussed on this thread besides many others; https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=82650

This type (wide cross) has other variants besides the...
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 20-08-21, 12:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 721
Posted By KOMalta
Not that aware! Both the RMA and KOMR had...

Not that aware! Both the RMA and KOMR had detachments per battalion manning light and medium machine guns (Brens, Vickers and Lewis) with a support of Bren Gun Carriers.

However i'm not sure this...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 04-08-21, 01:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 693
Posted By KOMalta
Not my line but have to admit that's a lovely...

Not my line but have to admit that's a lovely trio.

Good on you Bill!

Vincent
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-07-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By KOMalta
Looks unfinished, so spot on! Thank you all for...

Looks unfinished, so spot on! Thank you all for your help.

Vincent
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-07-21, 09:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By KOMalta
Help needed

Would some one kindly shed some light on this badge? My first thought would be Royal Navy!

Vincent
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 23-07-21, 09:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 280
Posted By KOMalta
FASRON (SP) 201 Squadron USN

Thought of sharing this unusual patch that I just came across. The badge belongs to Fleet Aircraft Service Squadron 201 United States Navy which in the early fifties shared Hal-Far airfield (HMS...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 19-07-21, 12:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,572
Posted By KOMalta
Lovely OSD example Keith. Nice find. Vincent

Lovely OSD example Keith. Nice find.

Vincent
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 02-07-21, 10:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 779
Posted By KOMalta
And just look at what the cat dragged in...

And just look at what the cat dragged in yesterday! Been after this for eons and finally it's home, in very fine condition nevertheless :D Also another Gaunt gilded grenade to go with it's twin.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 21-06-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 545
Posted By KOMalta
Nice buy! Can't wait to see the finished product....

Nice buy! Can't wait to see the finished product.

Bought from Tel's and have to agree with you, his service and items are excellent to say the least.

Vincent
Forum: General Topics. 15-06-21, 09:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By KOMalta
Lovely pieces Terry. Well done.

Lovely pieces Terry. Well done.
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 12-06-21, 10:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 779
Posted By KOMalta
When you think you have it, look again!

Yesterday's finds! Not a bad day!

Initially I thought I would have some doubles OSD Royal Malta Artillery cap badges, but on closer inspection realised that the KC cap badge besides the blades...
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