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Forum: Other Military Topics Yesterday, 06:24 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 6,080
Posted By Mike_2817
Yes, that frame is in my office, I have replaced...

Yes, that frame is in my office, I have replaced the 90th Pins with the Ayr 4 pin set and added a Poppy Appeal Deputy Organiser badge..

I have to guard it with my life at times :o
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Forum: Other Military Topics Yesterday, 04:27 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 6,080
Posted By Mike_2817
Damn, I came back to amend my post! but you beat...

Damn, I came back to amend my post! but you beat me to it; As a PAO I can have the first badge after 10 years, and I mixed the years up. 5 & 10 years a certificates on their own. [and I fill in the...
Forum: Other Military Topics Yesterday, 01:50 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 6,080
Posted By Mike_2817
Most of the ones I see are like the right hand...

Most of the ones I see are like the right hand version in bright colours.

The are requested by PAO's from Aylsford to reward Poppy Appeal Collectors for 10 years volunteering and come with a...
Forum: The Home Front 13-02-20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 260
Posted By Mike_2817
Yes I agree Jon, But the RAOC also had drivers...

Yes I agree Jon, But the RAOC also had drivers RAOC & ATS but since ATS were only attached it could be either! Chilwell also had Tank Transporters driven by RAOC. Records I have do not go into that...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 13-02-20, 03:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 104
Posted By Mike_2817
Urm. Are they versions of Officer Gilt & Enamel...

Urm. Are they versions of Officer Gilt & Enamel Plates?

Currant ones are:
Forum: The Home Front 13-02-20, 03:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 260
Posted By Mike_2817
Chilwell was mainly 'Central Ordnance Depot...

Chilwell was mainly 'Central Ordnance Depot Chilwell' which was HQ Vehicle Organisation which had a large number of ATS attached (over 3500) both in the Depot and as ATS/RAOC drivers to move mainly B...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 11-02-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 114
Posted By Mike_2817
Damn, That's the second such poppy pin I've missed

Damn, That's the second such poppy pin I've missed
Forum: Other Militaria 11-02-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 246
Posted By Mike_2817
This is a problem for all gate guards, they rot...

This is a problem for all gate guards, they rot unseen from the inside out. Which was why the RAF purchased fiberglass Spitfires & Hurricanes a number of years ago and sold off the originals.
Forum: Other Militaria 10-02-20, 02:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 246
Posted By Mike_2817
Not to the MOD but to the Air Base from station...

Not to the MOD but to the Air Base from station funds.
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 09-02-20, 09:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 352
Posted By Mike_2817
You are of course right Chris, those images are...

You are of course right Chris, those images are from the December 2005 edition of JSP768 hence my original is/were available comment, Badges do get disposed of.

What I still find odd is the...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 08-02-20, 10:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 352
Posted By Mike_2817
Thanks Chris for your comments, Odd as I have...

Thanks Chris for your comments, Odd as I have seen reference to Gilt Collar Badges in JSP as well as Black OSD but as you say no badge!

There is a TKS UK gilt example on ebay for 60 at the moment
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 08-02-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 352
Posted By Mike_2817
There is/was also an issued Silver/Gilt/Enamel...

There is/was also an issued Silver/Gilt/Enamel Coloured OSD Cap & Collar Badges for Jewish Chaplin's for use in No1 Dress Cap.
Forum: General Topics. 07-02-20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 442
Posted By Mike_2817
Agree provenance /ˈprɒv(ə)nəns/ ...

Agree

provenance

/ˈprɒv(ə)nəns/

noun

noun: provenance
Forum: Other Military Topics 07-02-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 6,080
Posted By Mike_2817
Above item is Poppy Shop example (RBL Logo...

Above item is Poppy Shop example (RBL Logo backing card with URL)

I have Poppy Appeal (PAO) Dated Poppy Pins from 2011 onwards available at 3.00 each - Post Paid if anyone needs them. simple...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 06-02-20, 07:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 169
Posted By Mike_2817
Known as 'budgie wings' within the UAS and are...

Known as 'budgie wings' within the UAS and are awarded for completing a flying course.

https://www.raf.mod.uk/our-organisation/university-air-squadrons/
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Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 06-02-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 170
Posted By Mike_2817
Sandcast badges were made to order in quantity...

Sandcast badges were made to order in quantity from Ordnance sources as well, as metal badges were low on the priority of stores for shipping from the UK base. Some even have makers marks.

REME...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 05-02-20, 03:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 61
Posted By Mike_2817
I have the 2018 overseas, but am looking for 2017...

I have the 2018 overseas, but am looking for 2017 & 2019 examples, and 2020 when it comes out.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-02-20, 12:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 130
Posted By Mike_2817
Correct was for the Royal Malay Army Ordnance...

Correct was for the Royal Malay Army Ordnance Corps shoulder title. A good friend of mine served on secondment to them for 3 years, and gave me a cap badge & pair of titles.

Badge has changed to...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 31-01-20, 09:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 429
Posted By Mike_2817
Emanuel School OTC

Emanuel School OTC
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 31-01-20, 09:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 429
Posted By Mike_2817
I was thinking about the Armed Forces...

I was thinking about the Armed Forces Parliamentary Scheme (AFPS) but that badge has chains on the sides.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Armed_Forces_Parliamentary_Scheme
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Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 27-01-20, 10:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By Mike_2817
There are 2 versions of badge - Christen & Jewish...

There are 2 versions of badge - Christen & Jewish - Other faiths are advisers.

Chaplin's are Officers so OSD badges in Black for Khaki SD Cap or Silver Gilt for No1 Dress Coloured SD Cap.
...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 23-01-20, 08:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 164
Posted By Mike_2817
I'll have the London Bus Pin - Will PM you for...

I'll have the London Bus Pin - Will PM you for details
Forum: Other Military Topics 19-01-20, 02:50 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 6,080
Posted By Mike_2817
:o Glad to be of service re Passchendaele pin...

:o Glad to be of service re Passchendaele pin without leaf as well as the VJ Pin

;) But sorry Mike, I think its the other way round, the one with the leaf was available from Poppy Appeal (PAO) and...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 18-01-20, 10:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 160
Posted By Mike_2817
Yes, It may be a field commission staining his...

Yes, It may be a field commission staining his badge
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 04-01-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 743
Posted By Mike_2817
:D Well in that case get the tailor to Velcro...

:D Well in that case get the tailor to Velcro back the patches making them removable.

I just love British Army uniformity!!
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