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Forum: The Home Front 05-12-21, 05:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 356
Posted By Charliedog012012
I agree with Mike. That is a lovely example. Very...

I agree with Mike. That is a lovely example. Very nice find indeed.
Cheers
James
Forum: The Home Front 05-12-21, 10:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 356
Posted By Charliedog012012
Thank you for your inputs gentlemen which are...

Thank you for your inputs gentlemen which are both informative and have an intriguing variety of opinion. As I noted, I had never seen the like before.
Cheers
James
Forum: The Home Front 05-12-21, 12:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 356
Posted By Charliedog012012
Never seen that before

Hope that the link works:
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/393756855629?hash=item5badbccd4d:g:9psAAOSweuVhqegQ

The 1916 triangular female badge is very familiar but look at the one in the dead centre....
Forum: General Topics. 25-11-21, 12:02 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,656
Posted By Charliedog012012
You have definitely got that ‘Spot on’. It just...

You have definitely got that ‘Spot on’.
It just looks…….well ordinary and banal. Such a shame
Forum: Military Buttons 22-11-21, 03:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 250
Posted By Charliedog012012
Fattorini established their premises in Regent...

Fattorini established their premises in Regent Street, Birmingham in 1928 and so the Red Cross Button will date to post 1928. The General Service will be WW1 era. The Bradford stem of Fattorini I...
Forum: General Topics. 21-11-21, 04:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,053
Posted By Charliedog012012
It has to be the Cap badge of my now deceased...

It has to be the Cap badge of my now deceased father who served with the RAF in the Middle East during WW2. Holds a special pride of place in the collection and brings the memories of him flooding...
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 16-11-21, 09:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 213
Posted By Charliedog012012
Some lovely badges there and a delight to see....

Some lovely badges there and a delight to see. Wonderful condition too. Thank you for posting them
Cheers
James
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-11-21, 08:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 329
Posted By Charliedog012012
It could possibly be a ‘Sweetheart Battlefield...

It could possibly be a ‘Sweetheart Battlefield Brooch’ for WW1. However, I would expect it to bear the name of a battlefield on a scroll and it does look a little bulky to be a decorative piece. The...
Forum: The Home Front 10-11-21, 11:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 492
Posted By Charliedog012012
Mike, You have certainly piqued my interest and...

Mike,
You have certainly piqued my interest and it it appears far more complicated than one think…..your suggestion about subcontractors and cost savings really makes one stop and ponder. There were...
Forum: The Home Front 10-11-21, 07:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 492
Posted By Charliedog012012
Mike, I do not disagree with any statement you...

Mike, I do not disagree with any statement you make and I think they are accurate and pertinent to the argument. You have raised some moot points. I did say I was speculating and , it is bugging me,...
Forum: The Home Front 09-11-21, 05:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 492
Posted By Charliedog012012
The white enamel badge does have strong hints of...

The white enamel badge does have strong hints of the ‘Gloucester Aircraft Company Ltd’ founded in 1917 The Company later merged with Armstrong’s. This would fit into the lettering GCCoLTD in respect...
Forum: The Home Front 09-11-21, 02:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 312
Posted By Charliedog012012
Thank You! That clarifies a lot of issues when...

Thank You! That clarifies a lot of issues when trying to negotiate what could be classed as a complete minefield in respect of the different Fattorini businesses.
Forum: Other Military Topics 05-11-21, 04:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 358
Posted By Charliedog012012
Thank You for taking time to care about the grave...

Thank You for taking time to care about the grave of a soldier. and to do the right thing on his behalf. You should feel very proud indeed , and I for one salute you
Cheers
James
Forum: The Home Front 02-11-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By Charliedog012012
I can see a great deal of sense in your...

I can see a great deal of sense in your application of the term ‘special’ to indicate that the work was both significant and essential. It would also perhaps be useful to assume that manufacturers of...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 01-11-21, 06:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 637
Posted By Charliedog012012
Thanks lads for the tip. Went on eBay to see if I...

Thanks lads for the tip. Went on eBay to see if I could find an official one and one had jut been listed…..fastest sale in history! Very pleased with the badge.
Cheers
James
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 21-10-21, 10:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 460
Posted By Charliedog012012
PM sent. Cheers James

PM sent.
Cheers
James
Forum: The Home Front 15-08-21, 01:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,677
Posted By Charliedog012012
Thanks Mike for a very detailed and informative...

Thanks Mike for a very detailed and informative answer and I very much appreciate you taking the time to get the information together. Having never seen one of these before I did ponder if a small...
Forum: The Home Front 15-08-21, 11:43 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,677
Posted By Charliedog012012
1915 OWS badge

Ok, ignore the asking price for the badge in the link below. I did do a ‘double take’ after raising a very doubtful eyebrow at the price when I studied the badge……..1915? Surely, that would make this...
Forum: General Topics. 28-07-21, 01:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 552
Posted By Charliedog012012
Sir, I both admire and applaud your efforts and...

Sir, I both admire and applaud your efforts and sentiments. What a wonderful gift to pass down to those who follow you in your family. When I buy a medal I try to find out as much as I can about the...
Forum: The Home Front 21-07-21, 12:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 545
Posted By Charliedog012012
I wholeheartedly agree with your statement when...

I wholeheartedly agree with your statement when you refer to learning about a badge and it’s history. By doing such research, one gains a huge amount of respect for the munition and factory/ shipyard...
Forum: The Home Front 20-07-21, 10:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 545
Posted By Charliedog012012
Quite a few nice OWS badges appearing on eBay of...

Quite a few nice OWS badges appearing on eBay of late and all attracting high bidding. I have been staggered at how some people are bidding above dealer prices. I had a go at one badge but the...
Forum: Other Military Topics 30-06-21, 01:42 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 5,259
Posted By Charliedog012012
Very nice find indeed. The postcards appear to be...

Very nice find indeed. The postcards appear to be in excellent condition for their age. Well done.
Cheers
James
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 09-06-21, 06:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,183
Posted By Charliedog012012
Thumbs up Well, following the above recommendations I...

Well, following the above recommendations I decided to have a look at his site. Well worth it and I was l very pleased with a purchase that I made. It was dispatched promptly and I received two nice...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 04-06-21, 08:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 480
Posted By Charliedog012012
Westminsters

PM sent
Thanks
James
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-06-21, 11:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 610
Posted By Charliedog012012
More likely that they are Nickel plated. They are...

More likely that they are Nickel plated. They are nice examples. As to why they were issued there does not appear to be any clear explanation. It has been suggested that they may have been worn by...
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