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Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 24-02-21, 11:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 109
Posted By Bill A
Will, my understanding was that the 5th Royal...

Will, my understanding was that the 5th Royal Scots had the boar's head on their early waist belt plates. The thistle looks like something generic for any number of highland units, or possibly...
Forum: Infantry 24-02-21, 11:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 154
Posted By Bill A
Yes, I was watching that auction. $950 Cdn is not...

Yes, I was watching that auction. $950 Cdn is not out of line for a set of badges that rare.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 24-02-21, 11:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 103
Posted By Bill A
Hello Will, Is the badge sterling?

Hello Will, Is the badge sterling?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-02-21, 11:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 234
Posted By Bill A
Welcome to the Forum Jonathan. Your account is...

Welcome to the Forum Jonathan. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: Infantry 24-02-21, 01:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 154
Posted By Bill A
Hello Del, the badge is in the rarefied air. It...

Hello Del, the badge is in the rarefied air. It is very difficult to find, the most likely source now being an older collection that is being broken up. It was a post 1920 militia re-organization...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 22-02-21, 12:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 89
Posted By Bill A
Hello captcanuk, welcome to the Forum. Your...

Hello captcanuk, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 21-02-21, 09:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 140
Posted By Bill A
Hello WillM, welcome to the Forum. Your account...

Hello WillM, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 21-02-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 124
Posted By Bill A
Hello Chris, welcome to the Forum. Your account...

Hello Chris, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 20-02-21, 04:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 382
Posted By Bill A
Definitely NOT Canadian.

Definitely NOT Canadian.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 19-02-21, 01:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 175
Posted By Bill A
Hello Montague, welcome to the Forum. Your...

Hello Montague, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 17-02-21, 11:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By Bill A
Hi LSJGreen, welcome to the Forum. Your account...

Hi LSJGreen, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: Infantry 17-02-21, 01:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 59
Posted By Bill A
Hi Chilliwack1, welcome to the Forum. Your...

Hi Chilliwack1, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
The rough casting of the base badge raises concerns about authenticity. The examples I have seen (and had) had a...
Forum: Other Militaria 14-02-21, 04:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 166
Posted By Bill A
The 48th Highlanders were formed in 1891. They...

The 48th Highlanders were formed in 1891. They used whatever equipment the parsimonious Dept of Militia provided, which often meant obsolete or surplus equipment. The Canadian militia acquired...
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 14-02-21, 12:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 128
Posted By Bill A
Hello Mauro, welcome to the Forum. Your account...

Hello Mauro, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: Military Buttons 13-02-21, 04:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 167
Posted By Bill A
Hello Andrew, welcome to the Forum. Your account...

Hello Andrew, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
The membership may be able to assist with an identification.
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 13-02-21, 12:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 190
Posted By Bill A
Hello Phil, welcome to the Forum. Your account is...

Hello Phil, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
A quick answer to your question is that most First World War Brit badges had sliders, but some had lugs or pins.
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 09-02-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 155
Posted By Bill A
Hi LizzyH, welcome to the Forum. Your account is...

Hi LizzyH, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 09-02-21, 07:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 167
Posted By Bill A
Welcome to the Forum jfl. Your account is active...

Welcome to the Forum jfl. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: Infantry 09-02-21, 12:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 316
Posted By Bill A
Just a personal customization, or on the dark...

Just a personal customization, or on the dark side, a vendor making a badge appear different to sell it.
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 07-02-21, 03:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 147
Posted By Bill A
Officers did not wear trade/qualification badges....

Officers did not wear trade/qualification badges. Other ranks did wear the trade badges.
Forum: Infantry 06-02-21, 12:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 159
Posted By Bill A
Thanks for posting the image of the back of the...

Thanks for posting the image of the back of the badge Dob.
A reference identifies these blackened copper badges as early (1937-1940ish) other ranks. (GO 25/1937).
Forum: Infantry 05-02-21, 01:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 159
Posted By Bill A
From the wear on the highlights it looks like the...

From the wear on the highlights it looks like the badge is brass? Could you post an image of the reverse of the badge?
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 04-02-21, 02:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 159
Posted By Bill A
RAMC Airborne Tunic Buyer Beware.

Buyer beware. This tunic is a fabrication. So much wrong. ...
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 03-02-21, 09:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By Bill A
Hello Del, welcome to the Forum. Your account is...

Hello Del, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-02-21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 222
Posted By Bill A
Hello Sally, welcome to the Forum. Your account...

Hello Sally, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
The membership may be helpful answering your request.
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