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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 25-05-20, 12:56 PM
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Posted By MarkMcM
Thanks guys! That medal group was interesting...

Thanks guys! That medal group was interesting indeed....
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-05-20, 12:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By MarkMcM
... answering my own question, maybe “Chota...

... answering my own question, maybe “Chota Nagpur Mounted Rifles” Cup makes more sense - referencing back to the unit’s origins. Anyone have conclusive info?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-05-20, 12:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By MarkMcM
another mystery for the forum detectives...

Just acquired, not a badge but a silver military prize cup, the mystery being the “C.N.M.R.“ bit. Assume Chota Nagpur Military Review but can’t find data. Anyone have a reference?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-05-20, 12:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 223
Posted By MarkMcM
Interesting buckle... and my first thought was “a...

Interesting buckle... and my first thought was “a steel naval buckle?” Must have been drinks served at that equipment board meeting!
Forum: General Topics 18-05-20, 09:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 163
Posted By MarkMcM
well hullo Tig! 🙂

well hullo Tig! 🙂
Forum: General Topics 18-05-20, 08:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 163
Posted By MarkMcM
Wound badge ID?

Hello All,

Hoping to put a name to SWB# C52333

fingers crossed...
Forum: Indian Badges 18-05-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 179
Posted By MarkMcM
Hey Mike, Haven’t seen any French or Belgian...

Hey Mike,

Haven’t seen any French or Belgian stuff made like this: (not ruling it out mind you!)
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 17-05-20, 07:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 302
Posted By MarkMcM
Wow... interesting stuff! And here I was...

Wow... interesting stuff! And here I was hypothesizing it might have been a colonial police badge! Thanks Leigh!
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 17-05-20, 07:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 302
Posted By MarkMcM
Unknown but very nice badge ID?

Gentlemen,

Any clues on this badge? Very nicely made and of high quality. 60mm all around.
Forum: Indian Badges 17-05-20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 179
Posted By MarkMcM
Bugle ID?

Hello All,

Just acquired, appears Indian made. 52mm across, has significant age. Thoughts?
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 16-05-20, 09:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 210
Posted By MarkMcM
thanks Mike... interesting stuff! The badge sold...

thanks Mike... interesting stuff! The badge sold by Minden has flat lugs. Hmmmm....
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 16-05-20, 02:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 210
Posted By MarkMcM
Thanks Jerry... that’s the pic I referenced...

Thanks Jerry... that’s the pic I referenced earlier and the only one I can find! Thanks for the reference Sean! Anyone have a copy?
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 16-05-20, 11:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 210
Posted By MarkMcM
Thanks gentlemen! There’s definitely a lack of...

Thanks gentlemen! There’s definitely a lack of visual references online (apart from one slightly grainy auction photo from a few years back... and with that only the obverse was shown).
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 15-05-20, 11:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 210
Posted By MarkMcM
Kenya Independent Sqn

Hello All,

Just acquired this and was wondering if another forumite possessed an example?
Forum: Other Militaria 10-05-20, 04:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 272
Posted By MarkMcM
... these two images illustrate how these...

... these two images illustrate how these regimentals were considered so significant by their respective units that they were utilized until there was literally nothing left but the fringe!
Forum: Other Militaria 10-05-20, 04:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 272
Posted By MarkMcM
Thanks all! Dimensions are 40”x30”, minus the...

Thanks all! Dimensions are 40”x30”, minus the fringe, so relatively small by Western colors standards. Compiling provenance currently and corresponding with a contact in JSDF to pin down the unit. ...
Forum: Other Militaria 10-05-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 272
Posted By MarkMcM
exciting find! Japanese Regimental Flag!

Gentlemen,

Thought I’d share this very exciting find. Japanese regimental flags are an extreme rarity. Since these silk flags were granted by the emperor, they were considered divine gifts and...
Forum: General Topics. 07-05-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 145
Posted By MarkMcM
Thanks guys!!

Thanks guys!!
Forum: General Topics. 07-05-20, 02:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 145
Posted By MarkMcM
Badge ID?

Hello All,

This will probably be a stupid question as I feel like I’ve seen this badge before... but a quick turn through Cox’s book netted no results. ID? Ps: sadly this has been converted into...
Forum: General Topics 07-05-20, 05:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 218
Posted By MarkMcM
Thanks! Interesting hypothesis, Brian. You...

Thanks! Interesting hypothesis, Brian. You might be on to something, as I located a pair of s/t’s for the 109th, and sure enough, “V&H” is how it’s addressed in that application.
Forum: General Topics 06-05-20, 01:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 218
Posted By MarkMcM
reverse...

reverse...
Forum: General Topics 06-05-20, 01:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 218
Posted By MarkMcM
Cloak chain ID?

Hi All,

Can anyone ID this? Backs marked Army and Navy Cooperative Society.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 11-04-20, 03:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 139
Posted By MarkMcM
interesting 9th Lancers “badge” illustration...

Hello All,

Hope everyone is surviving the “beer pox”.

Thought this would be of interest (especially to those Lancer aficionados hereabouts). This original pen & ink sketch by listed artist...
Forum: The Home Front 04-04-20, 09:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 244
Posted By MarkMcM
interesting Mike. Fund raising item I’d imagine.

interesting Mike. Fund raising item I’d imagine.
Forum: The Home Front 04-04-20, 04:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 244
Posted By MarkMcM
One Pound “War Memento” brooch

Hello all,

Just acquired this neat little piece in a small lot of WWI items. Anyone know the backstory?
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