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Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 10-05-20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 185
Posted By 11th Armoured
Standard Pattern 1907 for the SMLE?

Standard Pattern 1907 for the SMLE?
Forum: Other Militaria 09-05-20, 04:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 262
Posted By 11th Armoured
Yeah, what he said ;) Not quick enough on...

Yeah, what he said ;)

Not quick enough on the draw today... :D
Forum: Other Militaria 09-05-20, 04:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 262
Posted By 11th Armoured
Have a look on here:...

Have a look on here: http://www.worldmedals.co.uk/Rib/britribb.htm

The first four (from left to right) seem to be quite straightforward:

1939-45 Star
Africa Star (with 8th Army clasp)
Defence...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 26-04-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 267
Posted By 11th Armoured
I don't know what kind of reputation Dead Spartan...

I don't know what kind of reputation Dead Spartan has, but the photos on there by & large are absolutely terrible, so I'd be instantly wary to be honest.

I noticed that they're trying to knock out...
Forum: Other Militaria 23-04-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 317
Posted By 11th Armoured
Very interesting page, thanks for posting the...

Very interesting page, thanks for posting the link Didier.

Kevin
Forum: General Topics. 19-11-19, 09:07 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,671
Posted By 11th Armoured
Very sad news - condolences to those near & dear...

Very sad news - condolences to those near & dear to him, RIP
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-10-19, 04:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 385
Posted By 11th Armoured
But presumably the Aussies would know it's...

But presumably the Aussies would know it's 'InstructOr' and not 'InstructUr' as per the badge?
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 07-09-19, 09:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 425
Posted By 11th Armoured
The Bays at least did have a circular cap badge...

The Bays at least did have a circular cap badge like the one shown in the original photo as well, and were in theatre, so definitely a possibility.

I think I still favour Engineers though, as...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 05-09-19, 12:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 425
Posted By 11th Armoured
The Tiger looks fairly intact, but seems to have...

The Tiger looks fairly intact, but seems to have suffered some major trauma as the cupola appears to be missing completely (internal explosion, perhaps?) - maybe a wreck being inspected after...
Forum: Off topic 20-06-19, 11:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 318
Posted By 11th Armoured
Cheers both, much appreciated. Given the...

Cheers both, much appreciated.

Given the permutations, I think it's likely to be akin to looking for a needle in a haystack, so I suspect the granny whose garden it was found in will not be...
Forum: Off topic 19-06-19, 12:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 318
Posted By 11th Armoured
Mystery badge for ID...

Hello all, a friend of mine has just dug up the following on a site in Lincolnshire & has asked me if I think it has any military connotation. Personally I don't, but there's something nigglingly...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 31-05-19, 12:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 109
Posted By 11th Armoured
Hi, it looks like one of the fittings on the...

Hi,

it looks like one of the fittings on the strap of the respirator haversack - shown on the first couple of photos on the link.

HTH,
Kevin
...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 29-05-19, 06:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 315
Posted By 11th Armoured
Hello there - with regard to sweat holes, I came...

Hello there - with regard to sweat holes, I came across this article the other day which quite succinctly explains what they are & why they're there.
...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 21-05-19, 12:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 310
Posted By 11th Armoured
Thank you very much for that - to be honest, it...

Thank you very much for that - to be honest, it didn't feel 'old' (if you get what I mean), so that's more in line with my expectations.


Cheers to everyone who contributed - much appreciated!
...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 20-05-19, 12:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 310
Posted By 11th Armoured
Thanks Rob - again, much appreciated. To be...

Thanks Rob - again, much appreciated.

To be honest, I'm just pleased it seems to have passed the 'it's a real one' test, as it was bought from the eBay equivalent of a jumble sale, partially...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 19-05-19, 10:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 310
Posted By 11th Armoured
Thank you very much for that - so, if it were to...

Thank you very much for that - so, if it were to be pre First World War, then it would be purely 17th Lancers, I presume?

I've come across the term 'ears' before in relation to the Motto, but...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 18-05-19, 04:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 310
Posted By 11th Armoured
17th/21st Lancers Motto

Hi all,

not had much opportunity to do much 'badgey' stuff recently, but I did buy a small group of assorted badges a couple of days ago (mainly for an RAF cap badge as a pressie for the...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 06-05-17, 02:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 740
Posted By 11th Armoured
Anyone have any idea what the attached fabric...

Anyone have any idea what the attached fabric strip above the 11th Armoured Division bull would be?

Apart from that addition, his uniform conforms exactly to the information I have:

Head-dress...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 06-05-17, 02:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 740
Posted By 11th Armoured
I'd say it is, yes. Kevin

I'd say it is, yes.

Kevin
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 01-05-17, 05:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 534
Posted By 11th Armoured
Depending on the date, could the beret be dark...

Depending on the date, could the beret be dark blue rather than black?

As the others have said, the badge appears to be one of the chocolate-brown plastic (cellulose acetate) 'economy' RAOC cap...
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 21-04-17, 10:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,040
Posted By 11th Armoured
Is there a story behind why the tank isn't level...

Is there a story behind why the tank isn't level on these badges, but instead seems to be falling into a hole?


Kevin
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 21-04-17, 10:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 505
Posted By 11th Armoured
I've seen mention of these type of badges in the...

I've seen mention of these type of badges in the past - are they actually each individually hand-painted or are they produced via some type of screen-printing method?

Cheers,
Kevin
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 17-04-17, 02:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,084
Posted By 11th Armoured
No idea at all, but the motto is something like...

No idea at all, but the motto is something like "Serene but watchful".

Is the animal a wombat, or perhaps a capybara, or something?


Intriguing...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 07-04-17, 04:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,771
Posted By 11th Armoured
That's actually the webbing version of the...

That's actually the webbing version of the Pattern 1903 belt (as I think someone mentioned earlier), as per:

Pattern 1903 belts
...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 05-03-17, 02:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,334
Posted By 11th Armoured
Could it be something as daft as the photographer...

Could it be something as daft as the photographer (or even the subject himself) asking for the badge to be temporarily relocated so that it was part of the 'light' side of the photo & therefore...
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