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Forum: General Topics. 05-09-21, 03:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 261
Posted By cavalryman
Re Warren Butcher

Hi, PM sent.

regards John
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 27-08-21, 06:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 413
Posted By cavalryman
UDR

Hi J, That must be the full set right there, as there are many I have never seen.

the 7 UDR or's slip on, and the HQ UDR colonel for starters.

the 7 UDR coloured material company colours, + the...
Forum: Other Militaria 22-08-21, 05:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 294
Posted By cavalryman
Hi Leigh, The round one says RPM in the centre...

Hi Leigh, The round one says RPM in the centre and hundreds underneath,

so safe to say it's a rev counter.....but for which aircraft type?

I don't actually know.

regards John
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-08-21, 03:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 282
Posted By cavalryman
Well done Simon, looking at member Conijoni's...

Well done Simon, looking at member Conijoni's album on the CLB it's actually a London Diocesan Church Lads Brigade badge....
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 24-06-21, 06:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 196
Posted By cavalryman
Hi Mike, Finnish police badge ...

Hi Mike, Finnish police badge https://poliisi.fi/en/badge-and-uniform

regards John
Forum: Off topic 13-06-21, 09:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 669
Posted By cavalryman
Everyone knows something

On a very recent trip up to London i was standing in the Mall

when an old gentleman approached me,

can you see Admiral Lord Nelson on top of his column he asked.

yes i replied, well he's...
Forum: General Topics 11-06-21, 05:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 858
Posted By cavalryman
Lancer 17

That's a big shock such a helpful guy, definitely a loss to our hobby RIP Phil
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 27-05-21, 07:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 504
Posted By cavalryman
RUC

Hi Billy, Forum member peterMc is the expert you need.

regards John
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 21-02-21, 06:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 615
Posted By cavalryman
Tartan

Hi Colin, You can look up the tartans in this index.

https://www.houseoftartan.co.uk/house/tfinder.htm

regards John
Forum: General Topics 20-02-21, 06:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 458
Posted By cavalryman
Hi Peter, They are COTC.16. in the Daniel Mazeas...

Hi Peter, They are COTC.16. in the Daniel Mazeas book 1920-1950,

Loyola College Contingent, cap badge is a larger version of this collar.

regards John
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 18-02-21, 07:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 402
Posted By cavalryman
It carries the motto QUIS SEPARABIT and the date...

It carries the motto QUIS SEPARABIT and the date MDCCLXXXIII (1783, when the order of St Patrick was founded).

regards John
Forum: Headdress 18-02-21, 07:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 561
Posted By cavalryman
The Household Cavalry Trumpet Major must have a...

The Household Cavalry Trumpet Major must have a black and white cat!

regards John :D
Forum: Military Buttons 24-01-21, 06:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 159
Posted By cavalryman
No 2 Dress buttons

Hi Everyone, A friend has picked up an old style number 2 dress jacket without buttons or collar badges,

can anyone who has one measure the size of the buttons for me.

I think there are 4x...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 07-01-21, 09:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 743
Posted By cavalryman
Bosleys Auction

Hi, The badge item 187 sold for 60 in 1st Nov 2017 sale.
Forum: General Topics. 06-01-21, 08:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 906
Posted By cavalryman
Hi Andy, Think it was called Suncorite, certainly...

Hi Andy, Think it was called Suncorite, certainly remember it was the stuff our Sterling SMG's were painted with.

regards John
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-01-21, 08:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 391
Posted By cavalryman
Lumsden's of Aberdeen

Hi, There's a mention of Lumsden's of Aberdeen in this link, maker of military and civilian highland wear.
...
Forum: Off topic 01-01-21, 03:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,258
Posted By cavalryman
20% VAT on EVILBAY live auctions

Just noticed on non UK evilbay live auctions there is now a 20% VAT addition,

not showing on up on "buy it now" auction only live one's.

odd, is this a part of Brexit we didn't know about?
...
Forum: Cavalry and Armoured Units 28-12-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 664
Posted By cavalryman
Canadian Armoured

Hi Mike, If you look at Canadian Military Insignia, pick General Topics, pick Mazeas Corrections page 7 last post. C56 is Canadian Armoured Corps.

regards John
Forum: The Australian General Service Badge (Rising Sun) 20-12-20, 03:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 770
Posted By cavalryman
Hi PL, The maker is H. ARENDSEN MELBOURNE ...

Hi PL, The maker is H. ARENDSEN MELBOURNE

regards John
Forum: Other Militaria 15-12-20, 06:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,186
Posted By cavalryman
Looks like he's guarding the Quality Street...

Looks like he's guarding the Quality Street tins.....top man.

regards John
Forum: General Topics. 11-12-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 420
Posted By cavalryman
Broken Anodised Aluminium clutch pin fitting.

Hi Kingsley & Tim, Thanks for the replies. regards John
Forum: General Topics. 09-12-20, 08:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 420
Posted By cavalryman
Broken Anodised Aluminium clutch pin fitting.

Hi Mike V, Thanks for the links, have you used that glue? regards John
Forum: General Topics. 09-12-20, 06:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 420
Posted By cavalryman
Broken Anodised Aluminium clutch pin fitting.

Hi Mike, Thanks for that, someone has suggested making a sleeve like a very small straw to join the 2 parts of the pin.

Failing that a phone call to NASA.....they must have an adhesive :D
...
Forum: General Topics. 09-12-20, 04:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 420
Posted By cavalryman
Broken Anodised Aluminium clutch pin fitting.

Hi need some help, Received one of those AA modern collar badges in the post,
not well protected and one of the pins with clutch attached has snapped off.

Has anyone tried to repair one of these?...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 17-11-20, 05:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 165
Posted By cavalryman
55th Regiment Irish Canadian Rangers

This is my badge and one collar shown in the badge registry,

I have picked up another with a gilt wash since posting these photos.

The badge and collars are shown in Daniel Mazeas 1920-1950...
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