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Forum: The Australian General Service Badge (Rising Sun) 10-03-20, 10:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 225
Posted By mojob123
Fake Rising Suns

This seller seems to be able to change profiles and countries at the drop of a hat, and has been doing it for years. Ebay do nothing. This badge is rubbish and should not fool anyone, and yet people...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 25-02-20, 10:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 346
Posted By mojob123
Cossum RS135

Just a quick defence of this badge, as I've bought it...and might want to sell it on one day. It photographs a lot better in natural light and against a darker background. It is an exact match to...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-12-19, 07:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 255
Posted By mojob123
RM Enamel

Discussed here. Not just fake but possibly fantasy. https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1563&highlight=royal+marines+enamel
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 28-08-19, 07:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 903
Posted By mojob123
https://rmhistorical.com/files/content/Cap%20Badge...

https://rmhistorical.com/files/content/Cap%20Badges.pdf

This is an excellent site for info on Royal Marines badges if you don't know it already. Mike
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 23-08-19, 10:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 602
Posted By mojob123
Hi Conductor. I notice both your photographed...

Hi Conductor. I notice both your photographed collars are left facing and this was something I was wondering about. Were these early collars actually NOT faced? That would certainly explain why the...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 30-07-19, 03:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 602
Posted By mojob123
Hi Steven. Glad you've sorted that out. Would be...

Hi Steven. Glad you've sorted that out. Would be interested to see any links to turn of the century photos. I'm sorting through my AOC badges with the expectation of displaying some at some time and,...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 30-07-19, 01:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 602
Posted By mojob123
Hi Milmed. Sorry no one else has replied to your...

Hi Milmed. Sorry no one else has replied to your query before now - I've only just seen it myself. Re your Ordnance Corps set, I'm pretty sure the collars you have came into use in 1907 when the...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-06-19, 08:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 267
Posted By mojob123
Royal Army Service Corps GRI Cast Badge for ID

Thanks for replies Alex and Hoot. So a known locally/theatre made badge to the RASC with incorrect cipher, rather than RIASC with incorrect scroll. I really must get a copy of that book! Many thanks,...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-06-19, 02:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 267
Posted By mojob123
Royal Army Service Corps GRI Cast Badge for ID

Anyone have any ideas on this one? Cast. Clearly once had lugs (this actual badge, not the copied badge). Slider is an old soft solder replacement but looks to have been well used once done. Came in...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 31-05-19, 12:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 333
Posted By mojob123
https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthrea...

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=7232&highlight=hughes
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 27-04-19, 02:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 394
Posted By mojob123
Hi Clay. Thanks for reply. I was wondering...

Hi Clay. Thanks for reply. I was wondering Women's Army Corps or recruits possibly. But I'll hang on to it for now and see if anything ever comes to light. Mike
Forum: Other Military Topics 14-04-19, 01:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 668
Posted By mojob123
Alleged? Surely some mistake? ...

Alleged? Surely some mistake? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jallianwala_Bagh_massacre
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 25-03-19, 08:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 599
Posted By mojob123
Originally Posted by Panther1 View Post Hi, ...

Originally Posted by Panther1 View Post
Hi,
Please forgive my ignorance but what is a seeded scroll?

Seeded left = King's. Unseeded right = Liverpool UOTC. A good term to understand. Mike
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 20-03-19, 06:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 394
Posted By mojob123
Guyana Defence Force Correct?

Picked this up recently. It seems to be a genuine badge but is it a correct variant? Should it have red and green enamel? Under a loupe, there is no evidence of enamel residue or damage from having...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 20-03-19, 06:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 535
Posted By mojob123
One I used to own - which I always thought was a...

One I used to own - which I always thought was a good'un. Clearly it was an indiscriminate massacre!
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-03-19, 11:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 183
Posted By mojob123
Hi Thomas! Many thanks for that! Now that I have...

Hi Thomas! Many thanks for that! Now that I have something to put in as a search, I see it's come up regularly in the unknown for id forum. You learn something new every day. Wish I'd bid on it. Best...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-03-19, 10:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 183
Posted By mojob123
Slightly higher resolution.

Slightly higher resolution.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-03-19, 10:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 183
Posted By mojob123
Sorry...the photo.

Sorry...the photo.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-03-19, 10:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 183
Posted By mojob123
Service Corps type badge.

Can anyone id this badge for me? It was part of a lot on ebay which I was going to bid on....but forgot. The photo is a detail blow up - hope that won't cause copyright problems. It's used for...
Forum: The Australian General Service Badge (Rising Sun) 02-03-19, 08:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 432
Posted By mojob123
Australian Army Dress Manual re Rising Suns

I'm sure this will have been linked somewhere else on here, but it has some interesting info re current use, not least that the current issue collar badge ('The Australian Army') is still worn on...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 23-02-19, 01:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 453
Posted By mojob123
Lancashire Fusiliers STs and they are a facing...

Lancashire Fusiliers STs and they are a facing pair. Pretty sure there was a post about them somewhere. Will try and find it. Mike
Forum: The Australian General Service Badge (Rising Sun) 19-02-19, 09:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 429
Posted By mojob123
Thanks for the replies. I will certainly keep it...

Thanks for the replies. I will certainly keep it and put it in the box with the other altered badges. Hopefully a story will turn up one day. Best regards, Mike
Forum: General Topics. 19-02-19, 12:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 473
Posted By mojob123
Sorry, Ron Marsden....rmarsden on this forum. Mike

Sorry, Ron Marsden....rmarsden on this forum. Mike
Forum: General Topics. 19-02-19, 12:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 473
Posted By mojob123
5th Royal Scots of Canada or Black Watch of...

5th Royal Scots of Canada or Black Watch of Canada collar I believe. Not 100% sure - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Black_Watch_(Royal_Highland_Regiment)_of_Canada - a unit that has gone through...
Forum: General Topics 18-02-19, 12:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 318
Posted By mojob123
Wow, many thanks Walt! You've cracked it! I had...

Wow, many thanks Walt! You've cracked it! I had no expectations I'd found some valuable gem, it was just driving me up the wall that I could find no reference to it anywhere, and the lugs defo looked...
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