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Forum: Other Military Topics Today, 08:39 AM
Replies: 479
Views: 30,136
Posted By mike_vee
Lightbulb Latest from PoppyShop

Described as "Polished Silver Plated Poppy Pin" , 2cm high , cost £9.99 + £3.99 postage !. (I still had a free delivery code ;))

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Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets Yesterday, 11:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 142
Posted By mike_vee
Don't know but there is one on-line with a red...

Don't know but there is one on-line with a red strip:

https://www.militariazone.com/cloth-badges/devon-army-cadet-brassard-badges-/itm11074#.YvDyu6DMI1I

Could they be a "company" indicator?...
Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 09:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 145
Posted By mike_vee
Thumbs up Have sent you a PM with links to sites the info...

Have sent you a PM with links to sites the info came from.

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Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 07:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 145
Posted By mike_vee
Can't find any real details about 'Surcouf...

Can't find any real details about 'Surcouf Barracks' , it is described as :


But there is also mention of the French Naval Headquarters Clapham Common and of recruits enlisting there before...
Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 07:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 145
Posted By mike_vee
'Bir Hakeim' Barracks -Emsworth (Portsmouth) . ...

'Bir Hakeim' Barracks -Emsworth (Portsmouth) .



The Emsworth area was also a Marshalling Area , used by Allied forces before D-Day.



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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-08-22, 04:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 130
Posted By mike_vee
Looks like a good possibility , it would go with...

Looks like a good possibility , it would go with these ones from an auction site :

https://image.invaluable.com/housePhotos/CTAuctioneers/41/618941/H20253-L135172238.jpg

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Forum: General Topics. 07-08-22, 03:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 176
Posted By mike_vee
It would normally hold a woven cord that would...

It would normally hold a woven cord that would wrap around the curtain.

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Forum: General Topics. 07-08-22, 03:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 176
Posted By mike_vee
A set of 6 were sold at auction in May. ...

A set of 6 were sold at auction in May.

https://www.the-saleroom.com/en-gb/auction-catalogues/dreweatts1759/catalogue-id-drewea1-10295/lot-1f686d9a-153a-4b0d-a95b-ae87015d1d23#lotDetails

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Forum: Other Military Topics 06-08-22, 01:15 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 8,262
Posted By mike_vee
Thumbs up British Legion Paris 1939

Just got another couple of items from the 1939 Paris visit to add to my collection.

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showpost.php?p=555019&postcount=111

An original photograph (not...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-08-22, 07:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 252
Posted By mike_vee
Seeing the 'Pioneer Corps' titles , is it...

Seeing the 'Pioneer Corps' titles , is it possible that it is not a "British" trade badge ?



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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-08-22, 05:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 252
Posted By mike_vee
A selection of badges : Cook/Chef...

A selection of badges :

Cook/Chef (Specialist Qualification)

https://rmhistorical.com/files/content/SQ%20K.pdf

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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-08-22, 04:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 252
Posted By mike_vee
An interesting article ! :D A Character with...

An interesting article ! :D

A Character with a Capital 'K'

https://rmhistorical.com/files/content/RM%20Chefs.pdf

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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-08-22, 04:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 252
Posted By mike_vee
Caterer ;) .

Caterer ;)

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Forum: Other Military Topics 05-08-22, 03:57 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 8,262
Posted By mike_vee
Manx Legion

Picked up this "Manx Legion Club" badge but am confused about whether the club is actually connected to the Royal British Legion. :confused:

Their website says that the 'Branch' in Douglas was...
Forum: Other Military Topics 05-08-22, 10:47 AM
Replies: 479
Views: 30,136
Posted By mike_vee
Thumbs up 20th Anniversary

Arrived today , a 1941 dated Poppy Pin Badge ! :D

It matches a description on the IWM website :



Dimensions : Diameter 23 mm

NB: I think the "Haig Fund" rather than "Haig's Fund" is...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-08-22, 05:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 168
Posted By mike_vee
Found a photo of a miniature medal with a few...

Found a photo of a miniature medal with a few more details :
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 04-08-22, 08:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 262
Posted By mike_vee
Good memory ! :D .

Good memory ! :D

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Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 04-08-22, 06:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 174
Posted By mike_vee
Thanks ! I was sure you would have a...

Thanks !

I was sure you would have a reference but just wanted to point out how the different "sources" could cause confusion.

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Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 03-08-22, 04:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 174
Posted By mike_vee
Question Some sites appear to have interpreted the...

Some sites appear to have interpreted the "formation" date differently. :confused:

Wiki


Regiments.org

Royal Signals Association

MOD Royal Corps of Signals
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-08-22, 02:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 354
Posted By mike_vee
Jerry , same seller previously sold this "ROYAL...

Jerry , same seller previously sold this "ROYAL JORDANIAN ARMY ENGINEERS ARAB LEAGUE PATCH". :confused:

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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-08-22, 02:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 354
Posted By mike_vee
Found this one described as : .

Found this one described as :


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Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 02-08-22, 12:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 181
Posted By mike_vee
Listing does state : .

Listing does state :


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Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 02-08-22, 11:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 181
Posted By mike_vee
Found a thread on another site which has...

Found a thread on another site which has approximate contract dates , based on numerous issued items :



A/78/CLO/40314/ - Is roughly 1972-1973.
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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-08-22, 11:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 227
Posted By mike_vee
From Wiki : ...

From Wiki :



https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Native_Military_Corps#:~:text=The%20Native%20Military%20Corps%20(NMC,South%20African%20UDF%20military%20units.

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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-08-22, 11:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 227
Posted By mike_vee
Is the badge with crown an official one ? .

Is the badge with crown an official one ?

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