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Forum: New Zealand Badges 14-06-18, 08:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 218
Posted By pukman
Possibly Gallipoli period,as he is wearing a...

Possibly Gallipoli period,as he is wearing a service dress cap,and early New Zealand made bandolier.Fresh off the transport to Egypt. I have seen many images of soldiers wearing two badges, however...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 13-06-18, 06:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 218
Posted By pukman
Looks like a 6th Manawatu collar size badge, worn...

Looks like a 6th Manawatu collar size badge, worn above a NZMR shoulder title. Two separate badges.


Cheers Iain.
Forum: New Zealand Badges 19-05-18, 07:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 671
Posted By pukman
N battery ,Lyttleton .New Zealand Artillery.

N battery ,Lyttleton .New Zealand Artillery.
Forum: New Zealand Badges 29-04-18, 12:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,343
Posted By pukman
Thanks Corey, some nice badges there ,I specially...

Thanks Corey, some nice badges there ,I specially like your Rifle sweethearts with the service numbers ,I reckon they are a bit special.


Here is my small lot


Cheers Iain.
Forum: New Zealand Badges 25-04-18, 07:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,888
Posted By pukman
Sergeant Frederick William Watson,12/1020...

Sergeant Frederick William Watson,12/1020 receives his DCM from General Birdwood ,at Hornchurch in June 1916.


He is wearing an interesting MG patch .


He was later commissioned as a...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 14-02-18, 04:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,608
Posted By pukman
Yes indeed Craig ,a very nice belt and belt...

Yes indeed Craig ,a very nice belt and belt buckle .


Cheers Iain.
Forum: New Zealand Badges 12-02-18, 07:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,608
Posted By pukman
The Oreti Rifle Volunteers belt buckle ,as worn...

The Oreti Rifle Volunteers belt buckle ,as worn .Try to find another image !!!




Thanks Dave for showing us this rare Southland badge
Forum: General Topics 30-01-18, 10:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 663
Posted By pukman
Yes Rob, three bands on stitching on the rim ,and...

Yes Rob, three bands on stitching on the rim ,and the dome is the same.


There must have been occasions ,when Australian and New Zealand soldiers in WW1,had the same replacement felt hats .
Forum: General Topics 29-01-18, 05:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 663
Posted By pukman
A felt hat, as worn by a New Zealand machine gun...

A felt hat, as worn by a New Zealand machine gun section ,Trooper , in Egypt /Sinai /Palestine in WW1 .


These were replacement British manufactured felt hats ,and sometimes worn with the plain...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-01-18, 09:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 138
Posted By pukman
It was with 2 WW2 Royal New Zealand Air Force...

It was with 2 WW2 Royal New Zealand Air Force badges .


Great chainsaws ,but I prefer a Stihl .
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-01-18, 05:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 138
Posted By pukman
Unknown 'Arabic' ? asoociation pin ,please help

I have been asked by a lady to identify this badge .No idea I say ,but hopefully my forum friends can help.


Apologies for the bad spelling of association (done in haste )


Cheers Iain
Forum: New Zealand Badges 01-01-18, 07:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,051
Posted By pukman
I have contacted the seller of this badge ,and he...

I have contacted the seller of this badge ,and he has now withdrawn the badge for sale .Obviously he made a mistake, and is a genuine guy .
Forum: Infantry and Special Forces 23-12-17, 07:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,652
Posted By pukman
OK thanks guys ,its just not us NZers with dodgy...

OK thanks guys ,its just not us NZers with dodgy camels then
Forum: Infantry and Special Forces 23-12-17, 06:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,652
Posted By pukman
New Zealand Trade Me item offered as genuine...

New Zealand Trade Me item offered as genuine collar?


Would any of you guys buy it as genuine ?
Forum: New Zealand Badges 21-12-17, 04:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,051
Posted By pukman
I have heard anecdotes of WW2 Australian soldiers...

I have heard anecdotes of WW2 Australian soldiers buying WW1 camel badges in Egypt as souvineers .Not saying this is the case, but is one possibility.


But the design of this badge is just...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 14-12-17, 09:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,051
Posted By pukman
Apart from the short neck and short legs ,the...

Apart from the short neck and short legs ,the 'NZ' is of a slightly different design .The first real attempt to fake the reverse of the badge which sets it apart from other modern reproductions .
...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 01-12-17, 06:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,051
Posted By pukman
Here is a comparison

Here is a comparison
Forum: New Zealand Badges 30-11-17, 10:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,051
Posted By pukman
Yes correct, genuine NZ ICC badges are sandcast.

Yes correct, genuine NZ ICC badges are sandcast.
Forum: New Zealand Badges 30-11-17, 04:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,051
Posted By pukman
I won't make a comment as to if this badge is...

I won't make a comment as to if this badge is genuine or not. However I to have seen a few of these come onto the market recently, via Ebay.


The genuine New Zealand Imperial Camel Corp I own...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 03-11-17, 08:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,150
Posted By pukman
Shame it didn't match my other two unidentified...

Shame it didn't match my other two unidentified brass band photo's .Thanks for showing John
Forum: New Zealand Badges 01-11-17, 06:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,150
Posted By pukman
The companion photo of the other one in my...

The companion photo of the other one in my collection ,shows the three drummers that are in the group. All are wearing 16th Waikato company badges. Unfortunately these guys are not identified .The...
Forum: General Topics 25-10-17, 11:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 609
Posted By pukman
Thanks Tim , Might be like finding a...

Thanks Tim ,


Might be like finding a needle in a haystack !! Unless someone has a list matching numbers with names .


Cheers Iain
Forum: General Topics 23-10-17, 06:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 609
Posted By pukman
I would be interested to know if any one could...

I would be interested to know if any one could tell me about this number .
Forum: New Zealand Badges 20-10-17, 10:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,888
Posted By pukman
I will answer my own question as I have found a...

I will answer my own question as I have found a matching, named group photo in a WW1 newspaper .They are 27th -29th reinforcement specialists ,just arrived at Sling camp in 1917.The insignia must...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 20-10-17, 12:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 170
Posted By pukman
The man who I think this is ,Is in the 13th...

The man who I think this is ,Is in the 13th battalion ,is this their patch?
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