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Forum: Military Buttons Today, 09:18 AM
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Posted By Alex Rice
Could also be Northamptonshire I suppose?

Could also be Northamptonshire I suppose?
Forum: Military Buttons Today, 09:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 81
Posted By Alex Rice
They became Royal Natal Carbineers jin 1935 I...

They became Royal Natal Carbineers jin 1935 I think, so that is 1902 - 1935.
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force Today, 09:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 66
Posted By Alex Rice
Hi Steve All good thanks, hope all well with...

Hi Steve
All good thanks, hope all well with you.
Yes, I'm sure they are fashion items but worth a punt!
Cheers,
Alex
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Today, 09:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 103
Posted By Alex Rice
Thanks Steven.

Thanks Steven.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Today, 09:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 187
Posted By Alex Rice
Thanks everyone.

Thanks everyone.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Yesterday, 03:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 187
Posted By Alex Rice
Thanks, good to know. It was cheap, so no...

Thanks, good to know. It was cheap, so no worries. I had thought that these were modern badges made for the pipe band rather than say WWI vintage, so thought possibly unofficial but used.
Cheers,...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force Yesterday, 03:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 66
Posted By Alex Rice
RAF Wings

Hi All
I got these with some other RAF badges so was wondering if they were genuine or fashion items? I thought maybe RAF attached to RN? Likely spurious but worth a chance. They are about 2,5"...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Yesterday, 02:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 187
Posted By Alex Rice
Liverpool Scottish badge

Hi All
Is this genuine? The horse is riveted onto the saltire.
Thanks, cheers,
Alex
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 02:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 103
Posted By Alex Rice
EviiR pouch badge

Hi All
Can anyone ID this pouch badge, Edward VII cypher with screw fittings? It is just shy of 40mm high.
Thanks in advance, cheers,
Alex
Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 06:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 443
Posted By Alex Rice
Hi All I don't know the exact law / rules but...

Hi All
I don't know the exact law / rules but whatever they are, they forwarding agency will not send them. It seems that for military items now, they require a special export license which they...
Forum: General Topics. 23-01-21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 443
Posted By Alex Rice
Overseas Collectors Beware

Hi All
I have just had some very annoying information. I am based in South Africa and use a forwarding service in the UK for sending purchases on to me, so usually I wait until I have a few items to...
Forum: General Topics 23-01-21, 06:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 258
Posted By Alex Rice
Maybe just change the title to South African &...

Maybe just change the title to South African & Rhodesian Military and Police Insignia?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 21-01-21, 06:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 183
Posted By Alex Rice
I thought these were pre-WWI and carried on into...

I thought these were pre-WWI and carried on into the war era.
Cheers,
Alex
Forum: Air Force 20-01-21, 03:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 98
Posted By Alex Rice
What is the RRAF wing? I'm not aware of any...

What is the RRAF wing? I'm not aware of any Rhodesian wing of that pattern, maybe a prototype?
Some lovely wings you have though!
Cheers,
Alex
Forum: General Topics 20-01-21, 07:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 176
Posted By Alex Rice
Nice collection!

Nice collection!
Forum: General Topics 19-01-21, 06:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 176
Posted By Alex Rice
Very interesting, but I think the South African...

Very interesting, but I think the South African section is the wrong section for this topic :D
Forum: General Topics 17-01-21, 06:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 199
Posted By Alex Rice
Yes, great find. Good luck with the research.

Yes, great find. Good luck with the research.
Forum: General Topics 16-01-21, 06:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 199
Posted By Alex Rice
Nice pair of 6th SA Division shoulder straps...

Nice pair of 6th SA Division shoulder straps slip-ons, used in the Italy campaign.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 16-01-21, 06:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 194
Posted By Alex Rice
I think the lugged badge is silver-plate & gilt...

I think the lugged badge is silver-plate & gilt as per officer standard. I think the slidered badge is a PRI one.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 14-01-21, 07:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 210
Posted By Alex Rice
Are you sure it isn't a fake, those vent holes...

Are you sure it isn't a fake, those vent holes look like they might have been drilled?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-01-21, 07:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 297
Posted By Alex Rice
Cape Peninsular Rifles is fine.

Cape Peninsular Rifles is fine.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 13-01-21, 07:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 507
Posted By Alex Rice
Ya, the lack of vent hole in the E Lancs is a bad...

Ya, the lack of vent hole in the E Lancs is a bad sign, don't have a Marsh catalogue but that seems to seal it anyway. The E Yorks looks fine to me with a nice vent hole behind the rose.
Cheers,...
Forum: Air Force 12-01-21, 07:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 213
Posted By Alex Rice
Very nice!

Very nice!
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 12-01-21, 07:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 507
Posted By Alex Rice
They all look ok to me but is there a vent hole...

They all look ok to me but is there a vent hole behind the rose on the East Lancs?
Cheers,
Alex
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 11-01-21, 07:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,007
Posted By Alex Rice
Wow, I like the tropical Air Branch shoulder...

Wow, I like the tropical Air Branch shoulder straps. Very unusual!
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