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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-06-21, 11:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 210
Posted By Alex Rice
It looks to me like the fittings have been moved....

It looks to me like the fittings have been moved. I also have my doubts that the crown, VR & shamrock with thistle group is original to the badge.
Very nice piece though but I think made up.
Maybe...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-06-21, 07:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 169
Posted By Alex Rice
National Ports Authority?

National Ports Authority?
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 07-06-21, 06:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 258
Posted By Alex Rice
That is a really superb display, thanks for...

That is a really superb display, thanks for showing it.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 07-06-21, 05:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 358
Posted By Alex Rice
Possibly a campaign cast from Egypt to replace...

Possibly a campaign cast from Egypt to replace lost badges? I don't think you could ever be certain either way.
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 05-06-21, 06:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 336
Posted By Alex Rice
The two left hand badges are RN officer cap...

The two left hand badges are RN officer cap badges, post-1952, but they are the first ones I have seen on that sort of oval-shaped template. The melton cloth backing is usually cut to follow the...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 02-06-21, 06:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 276
Posted By Alex Rice
Thanks. Pity as it was an online auction and I...

Thanks. Pity as it was an online auction and I decided against bidding!:p
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 01-06-21, 06:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 339
Posted By Alex Rice
Here's my example, silver 2nd Battalion on blades.

Here's my example, silver 2nd Battalion on blades.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 28-05-21, 09:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 276
Posted By Alex Rice
SAS Wing for opinions

Hi All
Does this look ok? Apologies for the quality of the photos.
Thanks, cheers,
Alex
Forum: General Topics 28-05-21, 07:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 359
Posted By Alex Rice
With Covid & severely reduced flight numbers,...

With Covid & severely reduced flight numbers, there are only 2 international airports in operation so it has probably been sent to a depot in CT for eventual forwarding. I sent a few parcels overseas...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 27-05-21, 06:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 193
Posted By Alex Rice
Looks like the slider has been replaced to me,...

Looks like the slider has been replaced to me, maybe a genuine badge with a replacement slider?
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 27-05-21, 06:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 471
Posted By Alex Rice
My 2p worth on the RIR badge is that it may be a...

My 2p worth on the RIR badge is that it may be a wartime maker so the fittings are not standard but made in brass which has been nickel plated, the plating now worn off.
Cheers,
Alex
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 25-05-21, 06:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 291
Posted By Alex Rice
I like the first 2 but not sure about the 4 RIDG,...

I like the first 2 but not sure about the 4 RIDG, rear detail is quite poor.
Cheers,
Alex
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 24-05-21, 06:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 386
Posted By Alex Rice
Always great to see stuff in a frame and on...

Always great to see stuff in a frame and on display!
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 24-05-21, 06:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 868
Posted By Alex Rice
https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthrea...

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=51963&highlight=adjutant
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 24-05-21, 06:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 176
Posted By Alex Rice
Most of the OSD collars were the same size as the...

Most of the OSD collars were the same size as the cap badges, which is why the lugged collar badges are often sold as cap badges as they were interchangeable, unless opposite facing like the NF...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-05-21, 09:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 455
Posted By Alex Rice
I don't think this is unfinished at all. The blue...

I don't think this is unfinished at all. The blue enamel would be unnecessary as the letters are not voided, so wouldn't have been visible. I have attached some images of the centres of CG WO badges...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-05-21, 08:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 455
Posted By Alex Rice
Th enamel is quite nice but dirty, I haven't...

Th enamel is quite nice but dirty, I haven't tried to clean it.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 22-05-21, 02:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 455
Posted By Alex Rice
No opinions or ideas? :confused:

No opinions or ideas? :confused:
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 22-05-21, 12:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 417
Posted By Alex Rice
Stunning badge!

Stunning badge!
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 22-05-21, 12:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 198
Posted By Alex Rice
Hi Mike Yes, the full size version. Cheers, ...

Hi Mike
Yes, the full size version.
Cheers,
Alex
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 22-05-21, 07:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 198
Posted By Alex Rice
WANTED: DCLI Officer badge

Hi All
I am looking for a Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry officer cap badge in silver, if anybody has one that is surplus to their collection.
Thanks, cheers,
Alex
Forum: Army 22-05-21, 06:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 227
Posted By Alex Rice
Can you identify the metal it is made from? Is it...

Can you identify the metal it is made from? Is it lead as suggested? It just looks like a different pattern to others I have seen.
Thanks, cheers,
Alex
Forum: Army 17-05-21, 07:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 400
Posted By Alex Rice
Thanks for the heads up Andrew. Must be very...

Thanks for the heads up Andrew.
Must be very disappointing for you anyway, though! :mad:
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 17-05-21, 07:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 314
Posted By Alex Rice
Must be a genuine WWII example if a German...

Must be a genuine WWII example if a German soldier took it as a souvenir! :D
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 16-05-21, 10:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 570
Posted By Alex Rice
Thanks for the replies.

Thanks for the replies.
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