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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 13-08-22, 04:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 164
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Terry, I have no provenance for the badges but...

Terry,
I have no provenance for the badges but they look right! I also have examples of other items used in films and TV programmes but again, no provenance.
I have observed that some ‘made up’...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 13-08-22, 12:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 127
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Cavalry Overalls for No1 Dress and Full Dress. ...

Cavalry Overalls for No1 Dress and Full Dress. Typically worn by the Bands of the 9th/12th Royal Lancers, Royal Scots Dragoon Guards and other cavalry regiments.

Tim
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 13-08-22, 10:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 164
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Gordon Jackson - Gideon’s Way

Just after I added details of an episode of the TV programme Gideon’s Way - The Thin Red Line to my album https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/album.php?albumid=2439
I acquired the large thistle...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 13-08-22, 10:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 147
Posted By grey_green_acorn
‘Wee Andie wi’ his bed boards’

A pair of chromed Saint Andrew with his cross collar badges each with two loops.

Possibly Churchill 1164 as “recorded with a chrome finish and these were worn by the Band of the Black Watch on...
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 13-08-22, 09:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 140
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Andrew, Are you referring to this one? ...

Andrew,
Are you referring to this one?

Tim
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-08-22, 10:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 97
Posted By grey_green_acorn
West Riding Army Cadet Force More info here ...

West Riding Army Cadet Force

More info here

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=25296

Tim
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 10-08-22, 10:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 244
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Chris, I have these two different 'running...

Chris,
I have these two different 'running horses' which I think are 3rd Hussars collar badges but not as nice as your 'big tail' example. background grid is 5mm squares.

See also...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 09-08-22, 06:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 365
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Marc, Thanks. So my display is correct? Tim

Marc,
Thanks. So my display is correct?

Tim
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 09-08-22, 01:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 181
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Like this: Tim

Like this:

Tim
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 09-08-22, 12:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 365
Posted By grey_green_acorn
I have displayed these badges as indicating Royal...

I have displayed these badges as indicating Royal Engineers Qualified Instructor.

I was told that apparently the large gm grenade was a manufacturer's error. However, it also exists in gold...
Forum: General Topics. 08-08-22, 05:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 169
Posted By grey_green_acorn
You are showing an Intelligence Corps Officers...

You are showing an Intelligence Corps Officers Service Dress collar badge with King’s Crown in a bronze finish with two lugs. It should measure about 25mm x 34mm. It was worn from 1940 to to about...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-08-22, 10:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 230
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Here is an OSD cap/collar badge for the Sherwood...

Here is an OSD cap/collar badge for the Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby) Regiment for comparison.

Tim
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 07-08-22, 08:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 285
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Marc, Thanks that explains it! Just a circle...

Marc,
Thanks that explains it! Just a circle of white felt or Melton cloth and no khaki backing when worn on the WRAC beret.

Tim
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 06-08-22, 08:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 285
Posted By grey_green_acorn
The Sealed Pattern card is dated 1957 and for...

The Sealed Pattern card is dated 1957 and for what head dress was it produced? At that date the WRAC wore a ‘large’ beret type made up from several pieces of fabric with the cap badge on a beech...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-08-22, 12:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 302
Posted By grey_green_acorn
A version was worn on Staff Armlets by War Office...

A version was worn on Staff Armlets by War Office Staff

Shown in CCN 1949 as CB1778 Royal Crest GM Gilt for War Office Staff Armlets

Tim
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 06-08-22, 07:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 285
Posted By grey_green_acorn
I think intended to be worn as a cap badge...

I think intended to be worn as a cap badge backing by WRAC officer cadets.

Male officer cadets wore a white Ivorine/plastic disc behind their cap badges.

Tim
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-08-22, 09:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 386
Posted By grey_green_acorn
My suggestion of ‘possibly Cook Royal Marines’...

My suggestion of ‘possibly Cook Royal Marines’ was based on the brief description without benefit of a photo and knowledge of the other insignia on the Battle Dress.

I would agree that it looks...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-08-22, 12:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 386
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Possibly Cook Royal Marines - C in wreath being...

Possibly Cook Royal Marines - C in wreath being used for Clerk.
Cooks branch was established in 1947 and a badge would be worn on Battle Dress.
This is the current issue. Now known as Caterer.
...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-08-22, 07:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 239
Posted By grey_green_acorn
The crossed spears on shield badge was the...

The crossed spears on shield badge was the subject of this request for identification:

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=86809

Unfortunately without success!

Tim
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 02-08-22, 03:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 185
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Here is another (in a larger size!) with NSN ...

Here is another (in a larger size!) with NSN
The ‘tweedy’ effect of the fabric is strange.

Tim
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 02-08-22, 12:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 484
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Bottom left is the current issue Queen’s Royal...

Bottom left is the current issue Queen’s Royal Hussars and looks fine. There are several makers marks and of course more recently blank sliders.

Tim
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 31-07-22, 09:37 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,952
Posted By grey_green_acorn
RRW

Royal Regiment of Wales BIM

Tim
Forum: Army 30-07-22, 08:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 886
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Some examples, there are many variations in size...

Some examples, there are many variations in size and colour shades.

Tim
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 29-07-22, 08:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 296
Posted By grey_green_acorn
No better offers??? Tim

No better offers???

Tim
Forum: General Topics. 29-07-22, 07:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 342
Posted By grey_green_acorn
A very impressive piece of collation work. I was...

A very impressive piece of collation work. I was in BAOR 1972-1976 and 1978-1984 and back then the ORBAT was constantly evolving and changing.

Tim
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