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Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges Today, 08:50 PM
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Posted By yorkstone
Metal cap badges I bought or gifted 1980s whilst...

Metal cap badges I bought or gifted 1980s whilst serving,

Bought from PRI and were worn,

Scots DG provided by my pall on same course, Royal Hussars bought in Germany Hohne camp they did...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges Today, 12:49 PM
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Views: 94
Posted By yorkstone
My cap badge but much older than 1982 when I...

My cap badge
but much older than 1982 when I joined the regiment, given to me in my Local Pub by a WW2 veteran.

Most badges were brand New (repro) sold by a L/Cpl in A Squadron.


Regards...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges Today, 12:15 PM
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Views: 94
Posted By yorkstone
Many Cavalry Regiments allowed and sold in the...

Many Cavalry Regiments allowed and sold in the Regimental PRI OR’s metal cap badges during my time in the 1980’s I have several examples I bought my self from the regimental Shops. And indeed saw...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 01-05-21, 08:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 209
Posted By yorkstone
The circular patten makes me think Scouts.but can...

The circular patten makes me think Scouts.but can give no definitive answer, it may not even be British.
Regards
Steve
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 26-04-21, 09:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 269
Posted By yorkstone
Steve, It will be treasured many thanks Steve

Steve,
It will be treasured many thanks
Steve
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 25-04-21, 10:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 269
Posted By yorkstone
Bantam, Frank, Thank you for your positive...

Bantam, Frank,

Thank you for your positive comments right place and a good friend.

Best wishes

Steve
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 24-04-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 269
Posted By yorkstone
At Last Gold Bullion HMP Chiefs badge with a bonus addition

I have been seeking a Gold Bullion wire H M Prisons Chiefs badge for some years now then a forum member comes up with this Gem.

Thank you Steve

Not only the Bullion Badge but it is attached to...
Forum: Indian Badges 20-04-21, 08:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 224
Posted By yorkstone
Very impressive Drill I was thinking similar to...

Very impressive Drill I was thinking similar to CB
Regards
Stephen
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 14-04-21, 07:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 299
Posted By yorkstone
A Very nice buckle Regards Stephen

A Very nice buckle
Regards
Stephen
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 11-04-21, 09:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 414
Posted By yorkstone
Manchester’s, As Victorian badges & buttons...

Manchester’s,
As Victorian badges & buttons were Brass for officers and bullion were believed to be gilt, as this magnificent badge is silver I would propose a police item as their buttons and...
Forum: Off topic 09-04-21, 12:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 620
Posted By yorkstone
A great man of his time Rest well Sir. ...

A great man of his time
Rest well Sir.

Stephen
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 09-04-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 414
Posted By yorkstone
Thanks Destro and to mirror your words I am also...

Thanks Destro and to mirror your words I am also envious of Daves badge very nice indeed.

Regards
Stephen
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 08-04-21, 11:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 414
Posted By yorkstone
Destro, Here are some of mine. Mine...

Destro,

Here are some of mine.

Mine date from circa 1975-1988 your round ones are much earlier very nice.


Last item below was produced and worn for a short time when service went from...
Forum: General Topics. 08-04-21, 12:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 787
Posted By yorkstone
I was Serving with The 4th / 7th Royal Dragoon...

I was Serving with The 4th / 7th Royal Dragoon Guards based at Detmold BAOR.

I remember it well longest exercise I have ever been on constantly moving to new locations.

Images attached Day 1...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 21-03-21, 08:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 511
Posted By yorkstone
Frank I took no offence what so ever I new my...

Frank
I took no offence what so ever I new my Brass badge to be legit.

I was asking re the W/M version I could not find images off an original.

The strike albeit of a different patten notably...
Forum: Other Military Topics 20-03-21, 11:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 535
Posted By yorkstone
Tim, Thanks for the reply I have contacted CWGC...

Tim,
Thanks for the reply I have contacted CWGC and they are to inspect, the grass is cut by Cemetery Staff.

The state of these graves has caused me concern in the adjacent cemetery there is a...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 20-03-21, 09:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 431
Posted By yorkstone
Mine marker

Alex,
It looks to be a WW2 German mine marker plenty come up when googled
Regards
Stephen
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 20-03-21, 09:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 165
Posted By yorkstone
Looks like it’s the 13th Hussars many thanks ...

Looks like it’s the 13th Hussars many thanks

Steve

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/13th_Hussars#/media/File%3A13thhussarsCaptainBP.jpg
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 20-03-21, 09:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 165
Posted By yorkstone
Thank you Leigh I will look in to this ...

Thank you Leigh

I will look in to this

Regards

Steve
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 20-03-21, 08:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 165
Posted By yorkstone
Officers Busby which regiment?

Dear forum,

Can anyone identify which regiment this busby is to please,

I have been offered but seem unable to identify.Gilt plume holder Gilt chin strap etc.,

I am actually seeking a...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 16-03-21, 04:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 511
Posted By yorkstone
Luke Interesting so were looking for two part...

Luke
Interesting so were looking for two part badge on both,
Obviously my W/M item is one piece strike and feet different. From others
Thanks that explains it.

Stephen
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 16-03-21, 04:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 511
Posted By yorkstone
Thank you Luke and Frank, I had noticed they...

Thank you Luke and Frank,

I had noticed they are different strikes, I believe made both in brass and W/M,

Noteably the feet are different configuration, glad that I have one positive example ...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 15-03-21, 10:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 511
Posted By yorkstone
Montgomeryshire imperial yeomanry

Two cap badges the brass version I have shown before and received thumbs up on, a multi piece construction.

White metal badge more recent pick up.

I would appreciate others thoughts on this...
Forum: General Topics 15-03-21, 01:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 303
Posted By yorkstone
Thank you Gwynne, it is an unusual item and...

Thank you Gwynne,

it is an unusual item and quite rare I suspect.
Regards
Stephen
Forum: General Topics 12-03-21, 04:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 303
Posted By yorkstone
Bank of England in Staffordshire WW2 Mug

Images of a Mug/cup commemorating when the Bank of England moved out of London to Stoke on Trent a link attached goes in to more detail, this mug was produced in 1940 in Stoke on Trent. The Banks new...
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