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Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges Yesterday, 10:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 389
Posted By sapper533
Have I missed, something? Didn't the ATS wear...

Have I missed, something? Didn't the ATS wear something similar albeit a bit more complicated, so I just presumed the WRAC continued the practice.
Regards
Sean
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 08:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 80
Posted By sapper533
Bugle collar badges

Hi folks

A few more to sort out,

Are these just generic Rifles/Light infantry collars or can they be attributed to particular regiments?

1. Looks Victorian, black velvet on black
2. Gold on...
Forum: General Topics. 20-05-20, 03:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 435
Posted By sapper533
I sent packages from Athens to UK on 28 April and...

I sent packages from Athens to UK on 28 April and they have only just arrived. Greek post stayed due to reduced flights.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 19-05-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 386
Posted By sapper533
Thanks Mike they match exactly 3 of mine. ...

Thanks Mike they match exactly 3 of mine.
Regards
Sean
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 19-05-20, 02:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 205
Posted By sapper533
Could the rectangle have been a '1' for 1st...

Could the rectangle have been a '1' for 1st Battalion?
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 18-05-20, 09:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,282
Posted By sapper533
Any more thoughts anyone? A couple more bits...

Any more thoughts anyone?
A couple more bits that have appeared on the internet since I last posted.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 17-05-20, 03:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 126
Posted By sapper533
For comparison with other RGJ badges

For comparison with other RGJ badges
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 17-05-20, 03:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 126
Posted By sapper533
Mystery DZ or TRF

Hi folks

I have this patch, same size as a DZ flash, the colours are Black/Red/Rifle Green

It arrived many years ago when Infantry Bns were first getting their TRF's most of which were this...
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 16-05-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 199
Posted By sapper533
There was a short article on them in MHS bulletin...

There was a short article on them in MHS bulletin No56 May 1964 by Capt JCM Kirk he notes they were also known as Drought's Scouts after Major Drought who formed and commanded them in 1940, he shows...
Forum: General Topics. 16-05-20, 11:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,172
Posted By sapper533
Good luck with it, if it does go to print put me...

Good luck with it, if it does go to print put me down for one
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 15-05-20, 03:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 232
Posted By sapper533
This one is still a mystery to me Mike, any ideas?

This one is still a mystery to me Mike, any ideas?
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 15-05-20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 232
Posted By sapper533
Many thanks Mike.......but if you don't know.... ...

Many thanks Mike.......but if you don't know....
Cheers
Sean
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 14-05-20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 40
Posted By sapper533
Wanted 4x RASC GVIR mess buttons

Hi folks

I'm trying to replace the missing buttons on an officers RASC mess kit, I need 4 of the small mounted buttons for the waist coat (GVIR pattern)

Can anyone help with any? Happy to pay...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 14-05-20, 12:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 232
Posted By sapper533
8 RTR Slip on or Something Else?

Hi folks

Any thoughts on this, colours are Same as 8 RTR on black slip on, but ribbon tapes are quite wide 25mm each and looks a bit new,

Could it be something else?

Cheers
Sean
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 11-05-20, 02:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 348
Posted By sapper533
Completely understand, wish I was nearer to take...

Completely understand, wish I was nearer to take them off your hands along with books in order to find a good homefor them, maybe there is a member on here nearer who can collect them from you.
Good...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 11-05-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 348
Posted By sapper533
Have you tried contacting MHS, I bet they might...

Have you tried contacting MHS, I bet they might want to take them off your hands.
Good luck
Sean
Forum: New Zealand Badges 06-05-20, 07:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 109
Posted By sapper533
That's brilliant Barry many thanks I'll pass on...

That's brilliant Barry many thanks I'll pass on the information
Cheers
Sean
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-05-20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 152
Posted By sapper533
In photo 3 I can only say that the last white...

In photo 3 I can only say that the last white plume would have been worn by
4DG
6DG
6th Dragoons
Life Guards
Berkshire Yeo
Hampshire Yeo
DLOY
Lothian Yeo
Montgomeryshire Yeo
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-05-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 152
Posted By sapper533
Photo 2 If the top one is black then I think it...

Photo 2
If the top one is black then I think it was worn by 1st Dragoons and 2nd Dragoon Guards

2nd one, white and red was worn by
5DG
Berkshire Yeo Band
Derbyshire Yeo
Hertfordshire Yeo Band...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-05-20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 152
Posted By sapper533
Maroon two tier plume in 1st photo is 20th...

Maroon two tier plume in 1st photo is 20th Hussars busby plume
Regards
Sean
Forum: New Zealand Badges 01-05-20, 07:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 109
Posted By sapper533
NZ 2nd Expiditionary Force 1940 help

Hi folks

A friend on a Greek site has just posted a polo type pith helmet marked
"Capt F G Platt C Coy"

I found a Capt F G Platt, Reserve Officer from the Hauraki Regiment, 2nd New Zealand...
Forum: Military Book and Media Reviews 01-05-20, 03:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 400
Posted By sapper533
My problem is I'm a sucker for a badge book, my...

My problem is I'm a sucker for a badge book, my main interest is the British Regular Army, but I drift unfortunately. Also books like Cossum on Australian badges has a wonderful selection of...
Forum: Military Book and Media Reviews 01-05-20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 400
Posted By sapper533
Thanks Woofy .........still adding, Hope it's...

Thanks Woofy .........still adding,
Hope it's useful to new collectors so they know what to look out for.
Cheers
Sean
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 28-04-20, 06:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 285
Posted By sapper533
The crossed swords and wreath yellow on green...

The crossed swords and wreath yellow on green looks like Greek Armoured units collar badge? They were yellow in the 80's and 90's but are now black on OG, similar worn in Cyprus.
Regards
Sean
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 28-04-20, 06:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 520
Posted By sapper533
I have pictures of some of the boards.

I have pictures of some of the boards.
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