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Forum: Infantry 24-05-21, 05:37 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By BCONLEY
170th Bn CEF Officers Cap badge

Picked this up recently, thought it was OR's until I started cleaning it with soap and water and discovered there was a white metal overlay. Not maker marked but looks like a Hemsley's, measures 48mm...
Forum: Air Force (RCAF and CAF) 11-05-21, 11:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 301
Posted By BCONLEY
Royal Flying Corps Badge WW1 CEF Canadian made by Hemsleys

I received this badge recently with a lot of 4 RFC badges and was surprised to find what I believe to be a G.F. Hemsleys made badge. The distinct pickled finish on copper with the Hemsley pattern...
Forum: General Topics 19-04-21, 03:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 422
Posted By BCONLEY
So helpful. Sailorbear, there is a link at...

So helpful.

Sailorbear, there is a link at the top of this page which you will find helpful though it is not complete in photos it does have the names of all Canadian units post 1953.
Forum: Cavalry and Armoured Units 09-04-21, 11:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 411
Posted By BCONLEY
Yes, my listing. I understood that there may be...

Yes, my listing. I understood that there may be questions re whether this was the 1970's restrike and mentioned this in the listing as well as my belief that it was original due to the crisp strike,...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 11-06-20, 07:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 356
Posted By BCONLEY
It is not a 72nd Regiment / Seaforth Highlanders...

It is not a 72nd Regiment / Seaforth Highlanders of Canada badge, any era.
Forum: Infantry 05-05-20, 10:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 486
Posted By BCONLEY
Yes, I assumed so as well, curious though that...

Yes, I assumed so as well, curious though that the cross is missing from the item.
Forum: Infantry 05-05-20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 486
Posted By BCONLEY
Cameron Highlanders Ottawa No Cross?

This just arrived with a lot of Canadian Scottish / Highland Regt badges. The Saint has no cross, its made from brass and has 4 fold over tangs, can anyone tell me what it may be for? Slightly larger...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 29-03-20, 11:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 524
Posted By BCONLEY
Soap and water and a soft bristle brush for all...

Soap and water and a soft bristle brush for all except the silver ones which received a gentle cleaning with silver polish to get rid of some tarnish. They are all in great condition, less a couple...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 28-03-20, 09:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 524
Posted By BCONLEY
Other Plates etc, this lot.

Other Plates etc, this lot.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 28-03-20, 06:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 524
Posted By BCONLEY
Recent Purchase Rare Scottish Badges

I recently purchased a large lot of 13 Scottish Helmet Plates and badges, all appear to be original. There were two that stood out to me and are not shown in Bloomers or K&K and I am making an...
Forum: General Topics 22-02-20, 04:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 338
Posted By BCONLEY
Two unknown Canadian Collar Badges, CEF / Militia

I recently purchased a large lot of Canadian collar badges, primarily Militia pre 14 and post CEF, these two badges were in that lot and I cannot seem to find them or have overlooked them several...
Forum: Infantry 22-02-20, 12:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 452
Posted By BCONLEY
GEO. H. LEES & CO, badge is marked to two, likely...

GEO. H. LEES & CO, badge is marked to two, likely manufacturer and then distributor / seller.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-02-20, 10:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By BCONLEY
Three I cannot identify

Received these three badges in a large lot of authentic WW1 British Imperial badges including Canadian Australian and Indian badges. I cannot find them in any of the usual references, i.e Cox or K &...
Forum: Infantry 19-01-20, 04:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 355
Posted By BCONLEY
79th Cameron Highlanders of Canada variant or 'one of' ?

I just purchased this off of EBAY ( because I have a insatiable curiosity for weird badges). It appears to be a 79th Camerons Sporran badge on a RCR star pattern badge. The 79th badge is bigger than...
Forum: Infantry 06-10-19, 11:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 382
Posted By BCONLEY
WW2 Westminster Regt Officers badge GILT not Copper

Received this badge the other day and thought it would be a good example to show other collectors what the actual composition and finish vs what is out there for info in common reference resources...
Forum: General Topics. 10-09-19, 04:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 236
Posted By BCONLEY
According to Parkyn the Guelphic Crown began use...

According to Parkyn the Guelphic Crown began use on Rifle Brigade Badges about 1822-23 and remained in use until 1902. Your badge is indicated as Figure 550 in that reference.
Forum: Infantry 31-08-19, 08:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By BCONLEY
It is a broken badge, nothing else. Sorry, but...

It is a broken badge, nothing else. Sorry, but sometimes the simplest explanation is the correct one.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 26-08-19, 04:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 170
Posted By BCONLEY
3 unknowns

Not certain on theses three badges. The first is a grenade badge with C.S.A.R.V., measures 47 x 22 mm. The second is a St Andrew with BSH, measures 37 x 25 mm. The third is a monogram?, measures 22...
Forum: Infantry 31-07-19, 08:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 544
Posted By BCONLEY
My experience, having served as a Royal for a...

My experience, having served as a Royal for a short period in the 80's is that badges with single screw posts were worn on the Wolsley Helmet. The helmet was worn with #1 dress with scarlet tunic. I...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-06-19, 06:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 218
Posted By BCONLEY
Always a possibility, I do not have a picture of...

Always a possibility, I do not have a picture of the reverse but from the front the construction looks like similar badges made by W. Scully Montreal from WW1 through post WW2 period. This...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-06-19, 03:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 218
Posted By BCONLEY
Unknown Shoulder Title, Canadian?

A friend sent me this photo to inquire if I knew which unit it belonged to. He thought it was Canadian so I looked through Charlton's, Mazeas and Cox with no results, I also perused Westlake with no...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-03-19, 02:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 425
Posted By BCONLEY
It is a WW2 issue Royal Canadian Artillery cap...

It is a WW2 issue Royal Canadian Artillery cap badge. Makers mark is correct as 'W. Scully Ltd', should have a turning wheel. See Brooker's Badges of The Canadian Army 1920- Unification, Volume 6,...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 18-11-18, 12:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 292
Posted By BCONLEY
Thank you very much gentlemen. Appreciated.

Thank you very much gentlemen. Appreciated.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 17-11-18, 07:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 292
Posted By BCONLEY
"CR" shoulder title, which unit.

Picked this up in a lot of British and Canadian badges and ephemera recently but I am having difficulty figuring out which unit it represents. It is not Canadian that I can determine, and though I...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-09-18, 07:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 851
Posted By BCONLEY
Train Locomotive badge from WW1 Hate Belt

This was one of the badges from an original period collected Canadian WW1 Hate Belt I recently acquired. The remainder of the badges were all Canadian and British with a few German Kokades etc. This...
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