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Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges Yesterday, 04:53 PM
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Posted By Home Guard
Thanks Leigh! Terry

Thanks Leigh!

Terry
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges Yesterday, 04:52 PM
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Posted By Home Guard
Thanks Bob!!! Some very nice pieces there. ...

Thanks Bob!!! Some very nice pieces there.

Terry
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges Yesterday, 02:51 PM
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Posted By Home Guard
Can't help with the copy you're seeking. But, are...

Can't help with the copy you're seeking. But, are they wearing the General Service cap badge?

Terry
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 02-07-20, 02:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 146
Posted By Home Guard
Thanks Jerry, You have increased my need...

Thanks Jerry,

You have increased my need from one Danbury badge to three of them. But, that's all part of the fun isn't it!!!

Very much appreciate the info and for sharing the pictures!
...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 01-07-20, 09:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 146
Posted By Home Guard
Thanks Jerry! Terry

Thanks Jerry!

Terry
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 01-07-20, 08:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 101
Posted By Home Guard
Now that is indeed a very cool find!!!! Have to...

Now that is indeed a very cool find!!!! Have to love something like that for sure!

Terry
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 01-07-20, 08:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 146
Posted By Home Guard
Thanks Jerry! I thought it was bi-metal, but just...

Thanks Jerry! I thought it was bi-metal, but just wasn't sure. Also, it's not one I'd ever seen mentioned before, so even if it had been a fake I planned on keeping it in the collection.

I am...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 01-07-20, 05:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 146
Posted By Home Guard
WRAC badge by Buttons

Here is an interesting badge that I picked up for my WRAC collection awhile back. I don't now for sure if it's bi-metal or A/A,Would appreciate any thoughts about it - real/fake, or what type metal...
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 01-07-20, 05:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 62
Posted By Home Guard
Bill, More excellent info! Thank you!!! Terry

Bill, More excellent info! Thank you!!!

Terry
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 01-07-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 62
Posted By Home Guard
Many thanks Steven!!! Excellent help and much...

Many thanks Steven!!! Excellent help and much appreciated. Let's me know how to proceed.

Terry
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 01-07-20, 03:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 62
Posted By Home Guard
CAMC Sisters/Nurses Badges Question

In an old thread about Canadian nurses there are several pictures from links that show them wearing what appears to be the standard CAMC cap badge and collar badge.
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Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 30-06-20, 09:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 147
Posted By Home Guard
A real appeal to me is that it looks to have been...

A real appeal to me is that it looks to have been worn and I strive for that with my patches. Better than one just seeing action on the QM's shelf. Good luck!

Terry
Forum: General Topics. 30-06-20, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 305
Posted By Home Guard
Very well said! I have learned a wealth of...

Very well said! I have learned a wealth of information since I've joined this forum and am truly grateful for all of the help I've received thanks to members sharing their knowledge so graciously.
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Forum: General Topics 29-06-20, 04:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 57
Posted By Home Guard
Great Site for CWAC Pictures and Info

I found this site, which I find very interesting and helpful re the Canadian Women's Army Corps.

http://silverhawkauthor.com/canadian-women39s-army-corps-cwac_917.html

Terry
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 29-06-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 688
Posted By Home Guard
Leo, That is really excellent advise. I...

Leo,

That is really excellent advise. I spend a lot of time looking on line at badges, and reading here on the forum to learn. I am retired so have to make difficult decisions between buying good...
Forum: General Topics. 28-06-20, 10:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 862
Posted By Home Guard
I was not familiar with his site, but it seems he...

I was not familiar with his site, but it seems he has an excellent reputation for selling true pieces and straight dealing.

Terry
Forum: Military Buttons 28-06-20, 09:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 132
Posted By Home Guard
Wow!!! That is a major effort there!!! Looks good...

Wow!!! That is a major effort there!!! Looks good to me. I only use buttons as fillers in a display, but do like them, having some from the American Revolution up to current times.

Terry
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 28-06-20, 07:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 305
Posted By Home Guard
Dan, Another thing to keep in mind is that real...

Dan, Another thing to keep in mind is that real RFC titles were always serif lettering. There were some sans-serif ones made by Hollywood, who did it for one of the early 30's movies - Dawn Patrol....
Forum: The Home Front 28-06-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 151
Posted By Home Guard
Thanks Wooffy! I have sent Roy a message and hope...

Thanks Wooffy! I have sent Roy a message and hope to hear back. Thanks again,

Terry
Forum: The Home Front 28-06-20, 04:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 151
Posted By Home Guard
Wearing DR Winged Wheel

I know from Jon Mills book on the Home Guard that they had dispatch riders who wore the DR Winged Wheel patch, but I know the ATS also had some motorcycle members, and wonder if they too would have...
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 26-06-20, 11:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 138
Posted By Home Guard
Ah yes, the new colorization is much nicer and I...

Ah yes, the new colorization is much nicer and I can see the ATS lanyard clearly now. Here's a small grouping I have with the lanyard, plus I have one that is not part of a grouping.
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Forum: General Topics. 26-06-20, 06:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 258
Posted By Home Guard
Christmas in June!!!

Not sure where to post this as it covers several different areas of collecting, so I am posting here. Living in the US it is difficult for me to get some of the smaller less expensive items for my...
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 26-06-20, 06:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 138
Posted By Home Guard
OK, thnaks Dragon. Terry

OK, thnaks Dragon.

Terry
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 26-06-20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 138
Posted By Home Guard
Interesting picture. It may just be my PC, but it...

Interesting picture. It may just be my PC, but it looks ot me like she is wearing an WAAF jacket, and maybe also the skirt, but with an ATS hat? Yet, I am not familiar with the WAAF wearing...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 26-06-20, 04:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 263
Posted By Home Guard
They are indeed repros, and if you compared them...

They are indeed repros, and if you compared them to a real 101st patch you would easily see the difference. The eye on the white tongue is way off, as is the weave of the patch itself. Also, that...
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