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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 05:57 PM
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Posted By leigh kitchen
L(G)TB?

L(G)TB?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 05:56 PM
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Views: 153
Posted By leigh kitchen
Summat Town Band?

Summat Town Band?
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges Yesterday, 03:18 PM
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Posted By leigh kitchen
A cast KGV lugged badge.

A cast KGV lugged badge.
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges Yesterday, 03:09 PM
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Views: 254
Posted By leigh kitchen
The KGV Royal Defence Corps badge I have...

The KGV Royal Defence Corps badge I have (acquired in 1984)I has has a hairpin slider (as does the KEVIII one I have).
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-12-21, 09:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 397
Posted By leigh kitchen
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Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 06-12-21, 04:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,156
Posted By leigh kitchen
Weeeell, a bit of history to them I suppose......

Weeeell, a bit of history to them I suppose......
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 06-12-21, 03:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,156
Posted By leigh kitchen
Two Coldstream Guards berets with badge backing...

Two Coldstream Guards berets with badge backing plates and brass spring clips.
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 06-12-21, 03:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,156
Posted By leigh kitchen
A RRF badge which I bought with the backing plate.

A RRF badge which I bought with the backing plate.
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 06-12-21, 11:39 AM
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Posted By leigh kitchen
Yes, I don't know where on earth "Coleman" came...

Yes, I don't know where on earth "Coleman" came from , I was thinking "Whittaker".
Brain and fingers don't co-ordinate well at 5 in the morning.
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 06-12-21, 09:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 269
Posted By leigh kitchen
I wonder if the Monte Cassino Cross ribbon clasp...

I wonder if the Monte Cassino Cross ribbon clasp was attached to the cap?
It would be strange to have it running vertically but then the arrangement with the coloured stitching is strange too.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-12-21, 08:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 307
Posted By leigh kitchen
Hard to understand how it wasn't spotted,...

Hard to understand how it wasn't spotted, particularly given the voided / non-voided issue raised in post no. 5.
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 06-12-21, 05:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 793
Posted By leigh kitchen
Yes, the Lapwing is also known as the Peewit or...

Yes, the Lapwing is also known as the Peewit or Pewee, so there's a play on "PWE" - Political Warfare Executive.

As I recall Len Coleman mentions it in his "Some Talk of Private Armies".
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 05-12-21, 09:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 478
Posted By leigh kitchen
190th Machine Gun Company, 190th Brigade, 63rd...

190th Machine Gun Company, 190th Brigade, 63rd (RN) Division?

What's his number please?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-12-21, 07:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 307
Posted By leigh kitchen
I've no knowledge of the unit's insignia - was...

I've no knowledge of the unit's insignia - was there a version of the badge without the crown, crown later added as a legitimate modification?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-12-21, 07:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 307
Posted By leigh kitchen
Yep, looks like it's a "cut and shut", crown not...

Yep, looks like it's a "cut and shut", crown not original to the rest of the badge.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-12-21, 07:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 397
Posted By leigh kitchen
Possibly Lancashire Fusiliers then. I did...

Possibly Lancashire Fusiliers then.
I did wonder, having what appear to be white facings, a non- royal Regiment.
Forum: Off topic 05-12-21, 10:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 620
Posted By leigh kitchen
UXB (Unexploded Bowels) - a job for The Bumb...

UXB (Unexploded Bowels) - a job for The Bumb Squad.
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 04-12-21, 07:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 225
Posted By leigh kitchen
A brief online description from the IWM: ...

A brief online description from the IWM:

https://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/30072847
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 04-12-21, 06:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 225
Posted By leigh kitchen
It's the sign of Aldershot District, not specific...

It's the sign of Aldershot District, not specific to any regiment or corps, adopted in 1948.
Forum: Off topic 04-12-21, 04:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 620
Posted By leigh kitchen
Steady, steady, a man of your delicate...

Steady, steady, a man of your delicate disposition and sensibilities should start off with a .22 leading on to a .303 drill round? Leave the 88 mil anti tank till much, much later??
Your choice...
Forum: General Topics. 04-12-21, 09:46 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,656
Posted By leigh kitchen
Was it a "Twitcher" account?

Was it a "Twitcher" account?
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 04-12-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 153
Posted By leigh kitchen
Nice - the busby badge I have is of new metal,...

Nice - the busby badge I have is of new metal, virtually silver coloured all over due to wear (as if its been heavily polished for some reason) and was one of dozens in similar condition the seller...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 03-12-21, 01:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 765
Posted By leigh kitchen
I would've suggested that the badge may be part...

I would've suggested that the badge may be part of a mock up German uniform in much the same way as would be worn by British army units involved in training representations of enemy forces, they even...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 03-12-21, 06:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 765
Posted By leigh kitchen
Batemans Brewery made the same mistake

Batemans Brewery made the same mistake
Forum: General Topics. 02-12-21, 06:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 405
Posted By leigh kitchen
The one that sold on ebay a few days ago? (I...

The one that sold on ebay a few days ago?
(I had it in my watch list but ultimately wasnt interested enough to bid - can't buy everything).
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