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Forum: Headdress 22-06-21, 04:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 394
Posted By Arnhem Jim
What period is this para helmet?

Members of the Forum,
Apologies for my redundancy, as I believe this article was previously provided for the information of the Forum. A few years back I compiled the following article for the...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 05-06-21, 07:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 450
Posted By Arnhem Jim
IX Airborne Troop Crrier Command

To All Respondents,
Sincere thanks. I have called the company in question on several occasions, and they just get very indignant and continue to pass the stuff off. Personal opinion, they are...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 05-06-21, 04:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 450
Posted By Arnhem Jim
IX Airborne Troop Crrier Command

Hello Mike,
Thank you very much. Appreciate your computer skills. A lot easier to make the direct comparison with a righteous formation badge.
Arnhem Jim
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 05-06-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 450
Posted By Arnhem Jim
Airborne IX Troop Carrier Command

Members of the Forum,
Unfortunately the company's formatting "conveniently" prevents my directly presenting their imagery of the formation badge. The specific web site is;...
Forum: General Topics. 21-05-21, 11:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 579
Posted By Arnhem Jim
WWII Bitish Parachute Training Schools/Facilities

Hello Herve,
Am not aware of the existence of a structured formal list, but drawing from a preliminary review of my my reference library, here is a rough initial list which I can provide to you....
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 20-04-21, 03:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 374
Posted By Arnhem Jim
Concur with Alex and Steve. As a retired...

Concur with Alex and Steve. As a retired semi-skilled professional intelligence officer, my inclination would be two separate manufacturer’s lapel pins or tie-tacks representative of an anti-tank...
Forum: Headdress 13-04-21, 03:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 379
Posted By Arnhem Jim
The Coloured Field Service Cap

Hello Jon,
Do not have a copy of Army Order 122 of 1937, however if you haven't run across it already you may be interested in the following blog article I put together a few months ago;...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 12-02-21, 03:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 700
Posted By Arnhem Jim
Airborne Patch

Hello Trubia26,
You may want to check your Airborne Forces Formation patch against the check list contained in the following; https://arnhemjim.blogspot.com/p/british-militaria.html Just scroll...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 03-02-21, 08:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 393
Posted By Arnhem Jim
75th (Sterlingshire) Regiment of Foot

Hello Katana,
Recognize this will be only of limited assistance, but you might want to glance at this; https://arnhemjim.blogspot.com/2011/03/first-restrikes-fox-company.html
Arnhem Jim
Arizona...
Forum: Headdress 13-01-21, 09:31 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,683
Posted By Arnhem Jim
Hello Trubia26, You might be interested in a...

Hello Trubia26,
You might be interested in a recent blog article I wrote. See; https://arnhemjim.blogspot.com/2020/11/british-army-coloured-field-service.html Hopefully that may prove of some...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 15-12-20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 694
Posted By Arnhem Jim
Early Parachute Wings

Hello Eagle Squadron,
You might be interested in a glance at the following blog article I wrote a few months ago with tcrown's significant assistance;...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 21-09-20, 09:16 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,331
Posted By Arnhem Jim
eBay Para Regt badge KC opinions please

Hello Marinus,
Para badge looks dubious from what I can see.You may want to glance at the following article from my blog for further confirmation;...
Forum: Off topic 18-09-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 535
Posted By Arnhem Jim
Revisit “Are You a True Collector…?” by Roy, a fellow Arizonian

To Fellow and Lady Collectors,

A Serious Collector’s Curriculum Vitae

Having recently celebrated an 84th birthday, paused to reflect upon the fact that I’ve been actively collecting both toy...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 05-09-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 368
Posted By Arnhem Jim
Fake Lowland Regiment Badge

The Parachute Regiment badge has the classic flaw on the lower inner edge of the top left wing segment (as you look at it).
Arnhem Jim aka Arnhemjim
Arizona Territory
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 05-08-20, 10:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 593
Posted By Arnhem Jim
A Growing Problem

Hello Luke,
Could not agree with you more. If I may let me add fuel to the fire with a WWII Canadian Parachute Corps O.R. badge acquired in 2009. In all fairness the gentleman (George Peterson)...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-08-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 586
Posted By Arnhem Jim
Help identifying a badge

For what it's worth, definitely concur. The formation badge in the image is WWII British Army XII Corps in printed configuration.
Arnhem Jim
Arizona Territory
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 16-05-20, 09:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 445
Posted By Arnhem Jim
What is this?

Best analysis is 92nd Gordon Highlanders with Victorian Crown, thus circa late 1890s for Foreign Service (tropical) Helmet, possibly as late as some dress order for Imperial Delhi Durbar 1903....
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 12-04-20, 11:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 162
Posted By Arnhem Jim
Gordon Highlanders Waist Belt Buckle?

To Members of the Forum,
Enough to make your stomach churn. Not even the right coloured metals, not to mention the "quality " of the metal work. Just another example of our favorite web site;...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 25-03-20, 08:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 507
Posted By Arnhem Jim
British Airborne Insignia lot

Members of the Forum,
Would be very curious as to an assessment/comments by the membership regarding the following lot being offered for sale;...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 06-01-20, 02:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 373
Posted By Arnhem Jim
Hello Artynut and other members of the Forum, ...

Hello Artynut and other members of the Forum,
In an attempt to clarify and correct, may I please establish the fact that I am one and the same person, i.e. Arnhem Jim and Arnhemjim somehow have been...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 05-01-20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 373
Posted By Arnhem Jim
Military Badge Collecting vs Fine Art

To all members of the Forum,
Fully recognizing and sympathizing with the ongoing and escalating level of frustration, and financial loss, associated with counterfeit and altered military badges in...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 27-10-19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By Arnhem Jim
Pegasus Formation Badge

Hello Burton,
You may want to glance at the following article which I've written in my blog, for guidance; https://arnhemjim.blogspot.com/p/british-militaria.html . If you scroll down the article a...
Forum: Other Militaria 08-09-19, 04:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 388
Posted By Arnhem Jim
Hello tonyb, Seeing the FSN (Federal Stock...

Hello tonyb,
Seeing the FSN (Federal Stock Number) on the belt tells me it cannot be any older than 1955 when the system was implemented and U.S. webbed equipment stamped accordingly.
Regards,...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 11-08-19, 03:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 401
Posted By Arnhem Jim
Hello Badger44, Have the identical badge. List...

Hello Badger44,
Have the identical badge. List it in my data base as; ROYAL SCOTS DRAGOON GUARDS, DESERT DPM, DESERT SHIELD/STORM, 1990 (Operation GRANBY). Hope that is of assistance.
Arnhemjim...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 29-07-19, 07:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 472
Posted By Arnhem Jim
Hello High Wood, Shades of Sherlock Holmes! As...

Hello High Wood,
Shades of Sherlock Holmes! As a retired naval intelligence officer, with tours with Naval Investigative Service, am d--ned well impressed, and suspect someone's background in the...
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