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Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 24-02-21, 06:21 PM
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Posted By dragon166
It is a RAF badge, arm badge for NCO Aircrew worn...

It is a RAF badge, arm badge for NCO Aircrew worn above stripes by FS and Sgt and on the lower arm by master Aircrew. It is worn as a pair, one left facing and one right facing and has been in use...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-02-21, 04:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 114
Posted By dragon166
Here is a pic of the ribbon Alex. Dave

Here is a pic of the ribbon Alex.
Dave
Forum: Headdress 23-02-21, 12:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 345
Posted By dragon166
Looks like a Canadian Air Force Officers hat...

Looks like a Canadian Air Force Officers hat badge, due to the eagle shape.
Dave
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-02-21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 219
Posted By dragon166
Terry, your pictured badge is the official badge...

Terry, your pictured badge is the official badge for a Paramedic. Seee the attached pic.
Dave
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 10-02-21, 10:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 152
Posted By dragon166
I think the seller must have a fetish for the Air...

I think the seller must have a fetish for the Air Ministry Wardens!!!!
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 09-02-21, 08:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 157
Posted By dragon166
I think this is part of a RAF officers FS cap...

I think this is part of a RAF officers FS cap badge = missing the crown. If it was a RNAS eagle it would have three fixing pillars not two. As for it being a pathfinder eagle it would only have...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 08-02-21, 11:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 952
Posted By dragon166
Many different tailors supplied RAF Officers with...

Many different tailors supplied RAF Officers with their uniforms with many of these tailors manufacturing the badges. This is why there are so many variations. They sometimes have larger crowns,...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 07-02-21, 12:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 952
Posted By dragon166
Whilst your idea about the eagle being replaced...

Whilst your idea about the eagle being replaced would be feasible if the hat badge was a one off, this is not the case. Firstly, the eagle is a totally different pattern to those used for arm eagles...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 29-01-21, 01:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 708
Posted By dragon166
I think this is the same die as the item you...

I think this is the same die as the item you originally posted but with the lugs replaced by the pin. Still a fake and nothing like the known real items as shown in the posts above. The originals...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 17-01-21, 01:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 563
Posted By dragon166
I have rotated it for you.

I have rotated it for you.
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 14-01-21, 10:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 196
Posted By dragon166
Yes Laurent it is a WRAF rank brooch for use on...

Yes Laurent it is a WRAF rank brooch for use on Mess Dress. See attached.
Dave
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 11-01-21, 01:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 274
Posted By dragon166
They both look OK to me although the RAF item...

They both look OK to me although the RAF item does not look like a British made version - possibly Canadian made. The metal colour seems a little bright and the reverse detail is not as crisp as I...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 10-01-21, 02:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 231
Posted By dragon166
No it is not for the British UAS they only wore...

No it is not for the British UAS they only wore cloth identifiers - possibly Australian?

Dave
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 02-01-21, 10:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By dragon166
I don't think that is a stylised Kris, it looks...

I don't think that is a stylised Kris, it looks more like a ceremonial trumpet with a banner hanging from it.
Dave
Forum: Air Force (RCAF and CAF) 29-12-20, 10:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 205
Posted By dragon166
Very modern construction, they could have been...

Very modern construction, they could have been made yesterday!!
Dave
Forum: General Topics. 24-12-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 778
Posted By dragon166
Have a safe Merry Christmas and hopefully we will...

Have a safe Merry Christmas and hopefully we will all have a better 2021.
Dave
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 22-12-20, 10:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 372
Posted By dragon166
Hi Graham If this was a RN badge it would...

Hi Graham
If this was a RN badge it would definately be pre 1920/21, when the central jewel changed to blue instead of red. With RAF badges I don't believe there was such a strict demarkation. ...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 21-12-20, 09:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 247
Posted By dragon166
faubourg In regard to your initial comment,...

faubourg
In regard to your initial comment, there were no special cap badges for the RAF Reserves. They all wore the same standard cap badge as regular officers. They were distinguished by wearing...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 19-12-20, 12:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 369
Posted By dragon166
It would be much better if you can obtain a...

It would be much better if you can obtain a picture. Warren Carroll did say something about a red wreath issue being awarded by one of the Canadian EFTS schools so the pic would go a long way to...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-12-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 156
Posted By dragon166
They are all British Royal Navy. Here is a link...

They are all British Royal Navy. Here is a link to help you identify them all;
https://www.naval-history.net/WW2aaRN-PayTables00Ranks-Badges.htm
Gold wire badges were worn on the best uniform, red...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 30-11-20, 08:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 281
Posted By dragon166
Turned it for you. Dave

Turned it for you.
Dave
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 30-11-20, 10:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 670
Posted By dragon166
Just to illustrate the last two posts here are...

Just to illustrate the last two posts here are the badges for Humint unit
Dave
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 30-11-20, 12:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 670
Posted By dragon166
Tommo, the answer to the first one (dragonfly) is...

Tommo, the answer to the first one (dragonfly) is given in the second post. What is DHU/FRU? If you mean the Defence Humint Unit then their trident has a long central tine, with them being...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 21-11-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 302
Posted By dragon166
Belgian Red Cross Decoration 1940-1945 Bronze...

Belgian Red Cross Decoration 1940-1945
Bronze decoration in the form of a Greek (Geneva) cross within a crowned palm wreath; the face with the lateral arms of the cross dated ‘1940 • 1945’; the...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 19-11-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By dragon166
Can't see any rank on the disc. The only mistake...

Can't see any rank on the disc. The only mistake is the apostrophe in the wrong place for the standard designation OFFR standing for "Officer". O'FFR instead of OFF'R.
Dave
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