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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-02-22, 10:23 PM
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Views: 640
Posted By Warstone
Good condition for a BEAULAH badge. The front...

Good condition for a BEAULAH badge. The front domed covers are Perspex, which tended to get scratched and dulled through over enthusiastic cleanup with abrasive cleaners/cloths.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-02-22, 03:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 640
Posted By Warstone
They are vitreous enamel & chrome on a brass...

They are vitreous enamel & chrome on a brass backing; military and civilian, with a variety of backing plate designs over the years.

They were designed to be mounted on a bar that sat in front of...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-02-22, 07:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 640
Posted By Warstone
Thank you very much!

Thank you very much!
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-02-22, 01:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 640
Posted By Warstone
Artillery button?

Can anyone identify this (low res image) artillery button please?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-11-21, 01:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 585
Posted By Warstone
Thank you both. One I didn’t know before then.

Thank you both. One I didn’t know before then.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-11-21, 12:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 585
Posted By Warstone
Question Anyone know what this represents?

I thought I knew what this belongs to when I bought it but now I’m not so sure. Anyone have any ideas what the badge represents?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-07-21, 05:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 573
Posted By Warstone
Commando car badge

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/393439061855

The backing is genuine but what’s the Commando SS off?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 21-03-21, 05:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 328
Posted By Warstone
Women’s Royal Indian Naval Service (?)

Women’s Royal Indian Naval Service (?)
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 21-03-21, 05:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 690
Posted By Warstone
(Answer removed as cannot access original source...

(Answer removed as cannot access original source at present)
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 20-03-21, 02:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 690
Posted By Warstone
It is known as a Naval coronet and can represent...

It is known as a Naval coronet and can represent the sea in non military uses. The air equivalent is the Astral coronet. For land there is a Mural crown, with the number of crenellations signifying...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 05-03-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 641
Posted By Warstone
Silver Indian Pagri badge

Thoughts on this please?



https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/India-90th-Punjabis-Regiment-Military-WW1-Pagri-Silver-Badge-By-J-R-Gaunt-1906-/313442983788?_trksid=p2349624.m46890.l49292


I find...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 18-10-19, 11:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 236
Posted By Warstone
Thank you. Another one to add to the ‘wanted’...

Thank you. Another one to add to the ‘wanted’ list then.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 18-10-19, 11:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 236
Posted By Warstone
Can anyone ID this badge?

Apologies for the poor image; taken off the-saleroom auction site, as I couldn’t get a better one from the auctioneers. Anyone have suggestions as to what it is?
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 29-04-18, 09:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,229
Posted By Warstone
Changes to the legislation were made by the...

Changes to the legislation were made by the Hallmarking (Hallmarking Act Amendment) Regulations 1998 to bring the UK legislation in line with the rest of Europe.

One of the changes was:

Date...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 28-03-18, 12:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,229
Posted By Warstone
The seller quite openly advises that they are new...

The seller quite openly advises that they are new reproductions when asked.
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 03-03-18, 03:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,768
Posted By Warstone
Subdued bullion usually means without colour;...

Subdued bullion usually means without colour; I’ve not got one here to photograph but RN Officer bullion cap badges had ‘jewelling’ (colour) as well as the gold wire. Subdued would be plain bullion.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 13-04-16, 12:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,710
Posted By Warstone
They looked like this. Manufactured by Kirkwood &...

They looked like this. Manufactured by Kirkwood & Son, Edinburgh. Many awarded to 1st Independent Polish Parachute Brigade after 'Market Garden'.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 07-04-16, 07:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,121
Posted By Warstone
Yes and no. Was this not actually Birmingham...

Yes and no. Was this not actually Birmingham Mint, who owned Gaunt at that time? The original Gaunt mark is JRG&S.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-04-16, 06:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,346
Posted By Warstone
Agreed that it could be. Top of the posts have...

Agreed that it could be. Top of the posts have vibration pinches, which a lot of the car badges do.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-04-16, 09:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 766
Posted By Warstone
What's the rest of it after the AWCo?

What's the rest of it after the AWCo?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 31-03-16, 10:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,910
Posted By Warstone
Yes, they are Guards colours. Are they Guards...

Yes, they are Guards colours. Are they Guards colours in the context of this badge. No.

They are Royal Navy colours but differentiated slightly because it's really a Merchant Navy badge, despite...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 28-03-16, 09:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 786
Posted By Warstone
What are the fittings on the back? It looks like...

What are the fittings on the back? It looks like an incomplete US Army cap badge; possible a sweetheart type?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 28-03-16, 08:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,910
Posted By Warstone
The stripes are correct as they aren't associated...

The stripes are correct as they aren't associated with the Conway Club badge but you're also correct that the castle fixing bolts prevent repositioning of the centre circlet. Renamelbages mistakenly...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 28-03-16, 07:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,910
Posted By Warstone
That's possibly because you don't understand what...

That's possibly because you don't understand what the backing stripes system is based on and how it was applied. It has nothing to do with tactical flashes, unit signs, stable belts or beret flashes....
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 28-03-16, 10:01 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,910
Posted By Warstone
It's a naval coronet at the top, representing sea...

It's a naval coronet at the top, representing sea in the civilian series Style 'B' badges. The others are land (wheels), air (astral) and civil (mural). There only seems to have been one mural design...
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