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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Today, 08:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 306
Posted By Alex Rice
Experience doesn't come overnight and these...

Experience doesn't come overnight and these b*****s peddle these things to catch the unwary. Even a reference book won't give you this info, at least not one I have ever seen. Most of my knowledge...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Yesterday, 05:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 238
Posted By Alex Rice
Thanks Tinto, classy little guy!

Thanks Tinto, classy little guy!
Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 05:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 433
Posted By Alex Rice
Hi Mike I think they are all silver plate. Only...

Hi Mike
I think they are all silver plate. Only possible exception is the Highland Brigade, it looks better quality than my other SP example.
Cheers,
Alex
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 05:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 166
Posted By Alex Rice
Judging by what the Kiwi is doing to the Roo,...

Judging by what the Kiwi is doing to the Roo, they must be sweethearts! :D

Sorry...:o
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 17-09-18, 03:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 149
Posted By Alex Rice
Here is mine, officer & O/R badges. ...

Here is mine, officer & O/R badges.

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=68854
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 17-09-18, 12:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 110
Posted By Alex Rice
Sold, pending payment.

Sold, pending payment.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 17-09-18, 06:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 110
Posted By Alex Rice
Lincoln Imp

Hi All
Just bought this but it appears that it is not military, though there may be some interest. It possibly has a connection to Lincoln Trams. It has had the lower lug replaced but it is well...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 17-09-18, 05:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 238
Posted By Alex Rice
Thanks for all the replies. Not disappointed, it...

Thanks for all the replies. Not disappointed, it was a great little find anyway. If it wasn't for the forum I would never have had a clue about what it was anyway!
Cheers,
Alex
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 16-09-18, 01:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 238
Posted By Alex Rice
Lincoln Imp

Hi All
Just found this in a local flea market in South Africa, first one I have ever seen. I am not sure if it has been plated or if it is WM or silver, the lower lug has been replaced but it's...
Forum: General Topics 15-09-18, 06:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,283
Posted By Alex Rice
I was wondering the same thing! Since the truce a...

I was wondering the same thing! Since the truce a couple of months ago, there is no reason why he shouldn't get a pardon!
Forum: General Topics 13-09-18, 12:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 118
Posted By Alex Rice
Thanks Brian. I'll have to keep looking...

Thanks Brian. I'll have to keep looking...
Forum: Air Force 13-09-18, 12:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 60
Posted By Alex Rice
Thanks Brian. Never heard of him, what shop has...

Thanks Brian. Never heard of him, what shop has he got, does he have a website?
Cheers,
Alex
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 12-09-18, 02:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 83
Posted By Alex Rice
Thanks Simon. I thought there wasn't much hope...

Thanks Simon. I thought there wasn't much hope unless it is basically the same as the RN badge. I know very little about QVC cloth badges. Is there any value to these, I might sell it then?
Cheers,...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 12-09-18, 01:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 83
Posted By Alex Rice
Early RN cap badge?

Hi All
I just got this bullion QV Crown. Could this be an early RN cap badge or am I being wishful? Very similar to the one shown in Coleman's book so I've shown it next to that as a comparison. The...
Forum: Air Force 12-09-18, 11:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 60
Posted By Alex Rice
SAAF LM mess dress wing

Hi SA Collectors
I'm looking for a 1960-91 metal mess dress wing for a Load Master if anyone has a spare.
Spare style as the ROM wing shown below.
Thanks. Cheers,
Alex
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-09-18, 02:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By Alex Rice
Ok sorry, slow moment there...understand now. ...

Ok sorry, slow moment there...understand now.
Cheers,
Alex
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-09-18, 12:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By Alex Rice
Anybody else who might know the regiments? ...

Anybody else who might know the regiments?
Thanks, cheers,
Alex
Forum: Photographs of South African Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 11-09-18, 06:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 116
Posted By Alex Rice
Thanks Arthur. I don't know much about the make...

Thanks Arthur.
I don't know much about the make up of the Staff Corps so thought maybe Air Force personnel on posts within the corps.
Cheers,
Alex
Forum: General Topics 10-09-18, 03:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 118
Posted By Alex Rice
Hi Steven Excellent, thanks. The reason I...

Hi Steven
Excellent, thanks. The reason I wanted it is because they wore it in the SRAF and I wanted one for my RhAF collection, so it looks like it is the correct one. Thanks again, cheers,
Alex
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 10-09-18, 03:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 104
Posted By Alex Rice
Royal Dragoons cap badges

Hi All
Selling these two as a pair.
One nice early KC badge with three lugs though one missing, the other a nice slidered example, though slider slightly bent off centre.
Asking GBP30 which...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 10-09-18, 03:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 284
Posted By Alex Rice
Some badges for sale

Hi All
Trying to move on some surplus, all prices include P&P from South Africa.
7th DG, 3 lugs - GBP30
Royal Fusiliers, QVC, lugs slightly bent - GBP20 - SOLD
Australian Para Instructor brevet,...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 10-09-18, 02:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By Alex Rice
Cloth Badges

Hi All
Can anyone id these for me please? I assume the brevet is an Army Air Corps mess dress but don't know for sure. The rank badge seems quite small, what regiment is it for?
Thanks, cheers,...
Forum: General Topics 10-09-18, 11:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 118
Posted By Alex Rice
Thanks Steven. What is the size difference...

Thanks Steven. What is the size difference between the Staff Corps cap and collar badge, do you know? Difficult to tell from photos.
Cheers,
Alex
Forum: General Topics 10-09-18, 10:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 118
Posted By Alex Rice
Rhodesian GS Cap Badge

Hi All
Can anyone please confirm the size of a Rhodesian General Service cap badge? I know they were quite small but I'd like to know if mine is a cap or a collar. It is 29,5mm wide and 31mm high....
Forum: Photographs of South African Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 10-09-18, 09:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 116
Posted By Alex Rice
Was George Brink Air Force? There are 3 Brinks in...

Was George Brink Air Force? There are 3 Brinks in the the new book of WWI Airmen of the Great War by Schoeman & Bisset but neither of these are listed.
Cheers,
Alex
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