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Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges Today, 07:07 AM
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Posted By bess55
Thanks for that Marc.

Thanks for that Marc.
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges Yesterday, 01:04 PM
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Posted By bess55
John, the early lugged ones have very long sword...

John, the early lugged ones have very long sword blades, the later are as the slidered example. I suspectvthe later lugged may have been for a belt plate, although they are not the usual lugs for...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 05-12-21, 07:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 360
Posted By bess55
My newly.upgraded Inf Jnr Ldrs Bn

My newly.upgraded Inf Jnr Ldrs Bn
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-12-21, 09:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,532
Posted By bess55
George, anytime mate. My badge collecting...

George, anytime mate.

My badge collecting learning curve tends to be more of a straight line that goes upwards into the clouds!

A pleasure to share some information.

Bess
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 05-12-21, 09:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 360
Posted By bess55
Thanks Jerry

Thanks Jerry
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 04-12-21, 09:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 360
Posted By bess55
Thanks John - must have been a fairly short...

Thanks John - must have been a fairly short production run
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-12-21, 09:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,532
Posted By bess55
Stock picture of a service plaque online, by way...

Stock picture of a service plaque online, by way of verification.

Bess
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 04-12-21, 09:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 360
Posted By bess55
Infantry Junior Leaders Bn

Gents, dont think I've seen a Dowler version before, recent (and rare nowadays) eBay find.

anyone else got one?

Regards all

Bess
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-12-21, 08:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,532
Posted By bess55
No.1 'Lion' is the top of a 2 piece cap badge,...

No.1 'Lion' is the top of a 2 piece cap badge, anodised alluminium, for the Malawi Defence Force.
Forum: General Topics. 03-12-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,655
Posted By bess55
Its my understanding that the whole concept of...

Its my understanding that the whole concept of the Rangers being Special Forces, is the cause of some consternation amongst the established SF community.

I suspect it may be a...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 28-11-21, 07:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 252
Posted By bess55
Ive got The Kings cloth beret badge - the RLC is...

Ive got The Kings cloth beret badge - the RLC is nice.
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 28-11-21, 04:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 252
Posted By bess55
Thats a little beauty Tim. Mike, many...

Thats a little beauty Tim.

Mike, many thanks, I'll do some research

Leigh - genius t-shirt. I know it as 'airborne stew . . '

Have a good evening chaps

Bess
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 28-11-21, 01:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 252
Posted By bess55
Oddly, I am currently 'creating' my latest...

Oddly, I am currently 'creating' my latest culinary delight - the duck and chic pea curry. It's first outing to our supper table - as with much of my cooking - it'll either taste great or terrible ....
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 28-11-21, 12:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 252
Posted By bess55
Ah, now I think you could well be spot on there...

Ah, now I think you could well be spot on there Tim. Never considered 'cookery' ��
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 28-11-21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 252
Posted By bess55
Hi Leigh, must admit, I didn't consider that, but...

Hi Leigh, must admit, I didn't consider that, but there is no mark at the bottom where the point of the star would be for the London Regt - it has a horizontal mark which tends to match the bottom of...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 28-11-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 252
Posted By bess55
RLC question

Gents, I've recently been culling my beret collection and came across a very battered and moth eaten Guards beret with the Household Division backing ribbon - nothing unusual there. However, on...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 24-11-21, 05:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 851
Posted By bess55
For interests sake my fabric 2 PARA and 2...

For interests sake my fabric 2 PARA and 2 variations on fabric 7RHA or 4FD Regt DZ's.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 23-11-21, 05:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 135
Posted By bess55
For sale 25 Close Support Engineer group TRF/blanking patch

For sale a 25 Close Support Engineer Group TRF on blanking patch.

4 inc UK postage.

Please PM with interests.

SOLD

Bess
Forum: General Topics. 23-11-21, 09:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,053
Posted By bess55
Would be my Dad's RAF cap badge and GSM for...

Would be my Dad's RAF cap badge and GSM for Malaya. He was based at RAF Changi during the insurgency and was part of the casevac teams going 'up country' flying back wounded to the RAF hospital in...
Forum: General Topics. 22-11-21, 07:35 PM
Replies: 7
PoW
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Posted By bess55
My first girlfriends Grandfather Fred, was taken...

My first girlfriends Grandfather Fred, was taken prisoner in Italy. He had an overnight stay in Colditz in transit apparently. He absolutely hated the Germans, he always alluded to atrocities he saw...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 18-11-21, 09:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 132
Posted By bess55
Many thanks Graham

Many thanks Graham
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 18-11-21, 08:19 PM
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Views: 132
Posted By bess55
Possibly Iraqi military/border guard?

Gents attached are 2 badges that I believe are Iraqi embroidered badges. On the left is a loose cloth badge that has the appearance of type of cloth beret badge.

The badge on the right is...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 18-11-21, 01:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 207
Posted By bess55
For sale wings, current Guards TRF, RAPTC badge backings

Some spare bits for sale:-

Current Guards TRF - 4

8" strip of Royal Army Physycal Training Corps cap badge backing. Enough for 4 badges (2" x1.5") - 4

Dutch military Jump Masters wings....
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 14-11-21, 09:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 204
Posted By bess55
63 (SAS) Signal Sqn beret and anodised cap badge for sale.

63 SAS Signal Sqn (V) beret and anodised cap badge for sale. Beret has had lining removed, reasonable signs of wear, cap badge in good condition. 15 Inc UK postage.

Don't turn up too often.
...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 14-11-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 259
Posted By bess55
Pair of Aviation Recconaissance Force TRF & others

For sale, some spare sets of the Aviation Recconaisaance Force TRF - coloured and subdued. pair 8

Gads Hill CCF - 5 - SOLD

23 Engineer Regt - airborne recce platoon (worn unofficially under...
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