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Forum: Off topic Yesterday, 11:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 305
Posted By dragon166
50 for me too next month Dave

50 for me too next month
Dave
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 13-09-19, 09:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 116
Posted By dragon166
As blueboy684 says, the badge has been worn by...

As blueboy684 says, the badge has been worn by civilian MT drivers for many years, although I have not seen any for a long time as many MT Sections are now civilianised.
Please see the attachment....
Forum: Arab Nations 09-09-19, 09:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,115
Posted By dragon166
Very nice set Jerry. You now need the officers...

Very nice set Jerry. You now need the officers shoulder badges, I have one set of ornate ones but often they are just plain badges, as shown on the illustrated rank badge.
Dave
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 08-09-19, 10:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 154
Posted By dragon166
I believe this to be an Australian (from style of...

I believe this to be an Australian (from style of eagle) version of an economy badge from WWII era.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 05-09-19, 04:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 201
Posted By dragon166
The top two eagles on the right and the propeller...

The top two eagles on the right and the propeller badge are 1950s to 1972 patterns. The propeller badge is upside down.
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 01-09-19, 01:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 259
Posted By dragon166
Steve - I know they are modern (current pattern...

Steve - I know they are modern (current pattern eagle) but the background is the question. The attached pics show the current jackets. The GP Jacket and the waterproof Jacket can be worn by both...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 01-09-19, 11:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 259
Posted By dragon166
Toby - Raincoats are no longer worn and when...

Toby - Raincoats are no longer worn and when they were they did not have eagles on the sleeve. The zippered jacket is called the GP jacket and while the colours are similar I have not seen any with...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 29-08-19, 09:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 169
Posted By dragon166
These bars were used by the PMRAFNS trainee...

These bars were used by the PMRAFNS trainee nurses to show year of training ie 1 bar - 1st year of training: 2 bars - 2nd year of training. The acronym stands for probationary enrolled nurse 1 bar. ...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 24-08-19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 259
Posted By dragon166
These are NOT the normal background Eagles. A...

These are NOT the normal background Eagles. A comparison pic is attached. These are being sold by "Bombdisp".
Dave
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 24-08-19, 12:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 259
Posted By dragon166
Shoulder Eagles

This pair of Shoulder Eagles has recently appeared on ebay. Whilst the embroidery of the eagle appears correct the background is another matter. The only use for these Eagles is on the No 1 Dress...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 20-08-19, 11:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 339
Posted By dragon166
Here's one Jon

Here's one Jon
Forum: General Topics. 04-08-19, 11:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 355
Posted By dragon166
I blew the picture up and think the third number...

I blew the picture up and think the third number is a 6 not a 3 Hence B226088
Dave
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-08-19, 06:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 194
Posted By dragon166
I believe the coat of arms is for the Shah of...

I believe the coat of arms is for the Shah of Iran (Persia) so the language maybe Farsi rather than Arabic.
Dave
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 29-07-19, 03:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 127
Posted By dragon166
It is definitely pre 1947 as it has four brass...

It is definitely pre 1947 as it has four brass buttons on the front. The label seems to say 1944 and was made for him at an earlier rank of Flying Officer (Lieutenent). It is presently ranked as...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 27-07-19, 09:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 226
Posted By dragon166
Here is another one but in white metal with...

Here is another one but in white metal with slider.
Dave
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 24-07-19, 01:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 650
Posted By dragon166
RAF Badges

I have compiled some collectors guides to RAF Badges, RAF Hats, ATC, RAF Trainees & ROC. If anyone would like a copy then please contact me by PM, with your email address, and copies will be sent by...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 22-07-19, 02:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,801
Posted By dragon166
Hi Stan I have written a couple of volumes...

Hi Stan
I have written a couple of volumes about RAF Badges. If you would like copies then please PM me and I will send them by Wetransfer.
Dave
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 20-07-19, 09:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,801
Posted By dragon166
Badge The badge you have is a RAF aircrew arm...

Badge
The badge you have is a RAF aircrew arm eagle. It was introduced in 1950 on the demise of the Aircrew Ranking System (Star & Garter Badges). It is worn by Sergeants and Flight Sergeants...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 11-07-19, 08:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 247
Posted By dragon166
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 10-07-19, 02:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 201
Posted By dragon166
Being a locally made badge, the item in question...

Being a locally made badge, the item in question is most probably unique and without direct contact with the wearer you will never find out anything else about it.
Dave
Forum: General Topics. 27-06-19, 11:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 247
Posted By dragon166
The "Blood Chit" badge is for 63 Squadron RAF...

The "Blood Chit" badge is for 63 Squadron RAF Regiment and the two griffin badges are for 2620 Squadron RAuxAF Regiment (Marham)
Dave
Forum: General Topics 18-06-19, 10:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 500
Posted By dragon166
I thought you might like to see the medal and its...

I thought you might like to see the medal and its ribbons. HDave
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-06-19, 07:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 213
Posted By dragon166
The type of tape used is very French looking like...

The type of tape used is very French looking like the type they use for chevrons.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 11-06-19, 11:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,034
Posted By dragon166
The badge is not the Levies Badge, it is for the...

The badge is not the Levies Badge, it is for the Federal National Army. The Levies Badge had a crown and the scroll was in english A.P.L
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran, Lapel Badges and Challenge Coins 08-06-19, 05:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 257
Posted By dragon166
For reference you could start with my various...

For reference you could start with my various albums. Go to the albums page and search for RAF. Here's one to get you going
https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/album.php?albumid=1234
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