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Forum: Arab Nations 02-04-20, 05:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 96
Posted By Chacal
Hi Mike The metal badge is from Yemen, I...

Hi Mike

The metal badge is from Yemen, I have a Yemeni Police beret with a cloth version but I'm unsure whether branches of the military use the same device.

All the best

Graham
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 01-04-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 214
Posted By Chacal
Hi Laurent I believe this badge has been...

Hi Laurent

I believe this badge has been ID'd previously as worn by adult instructors attached to the Sea Cadets.

Graham
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 01-04-20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 157
Posted By Chacal
"SRC 1888-1938" is ID'd here as Shanghai Rowing...

"SRC 1888-1938" is ID'd here as Shanghai Rowing Club:

https://www.the-saleroom.com/en-gb/auction-catalogues/j-s-auctions/catalogue-id-srjs10060/lot-521a7de8-3668-45b5-9677-a95a01191480

Bottom...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 30-03-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 68
Posted By Chacal
Hi Didier No image shown. Graham

Hi Didier

No image shown.

Graham
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 30-03-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 41
Posted By Chacal
Second part - Customs and Excise buttons from...

Second part - Customs and Excise buttons from Ceylon [Sri Lanka] and Pakistan:

H.M. Customs Ceylon, 19.5mm, Firmins Ld. London.

H.M. Customs Ceylon, 19.7mm, Firmins Ld. London.

Ceylon...
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 30-03-20, 03:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 41
Posted By Chacal
Customs and Excise buttons from India, Ceylon, and Pakistan

Good afternoon

As a number of members are interested in items from the Indian sub-continent, Colonial or Commonwealth insignia, and/or uniform buttons, I thought I’d share my Customs and Excise...
Forum: Off topic 28-03-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 148
Posted By Chacal
I thought you were putting a big "4" on each...

I thought you were putting a big "4" on each side. :D
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 28-03-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 105
Posted By Chacal
Hi Jerry I’d say it is a winged lion, rather...

Hi Jerry

I’d say it is a winged lion, rather than a griffin which has the body and legs of a lion and the head and wings of an eagle.

According to this listing it is an older Cyprus Scouts...
Forum: General Topics. 19-03-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,013
Posted By Chacal
If my place of employment is forced to close I'll...

If my place of employment is forced to close I'll be looking for work elsewhere. Much as I'd like to spend the time getting collections in order I can ill afford to lose a week or more's pay. If I'm...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 16-03-20, 05:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 198
Posted By Chacal
Hi Colin I may be wrong but I think “AMW” is...

Hi Colin

I may be wrong but I think “AMW” is Air Ministry Wardens, the security organisation prior to the founding of the Air Ministry Constabulary.

All the best

Graham
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 16-03-20, 08:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 232
Posted By Chacal
The War Medal appears to have a Mention In...

The War Medal appears to have a Mention In Dispatches oakleaf, the awarding of that might appear in print somewhere?

Graham
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 15-03-20, 05:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 77
Posted By Chacal
Group of 8 sporting medals to a Gordon Highlander early 1930s for sale

I have for sale a group of 8 sporting medals to L/Cpl G. Hay, Gordon Highlanders, each in individual velvet lined cases (6 by F. Phillips, Aldershot; 2 by NAAFI).

1. Individual Cross-County 1930...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-03-20, 07:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 190
Posted By Chacal
Hi Dennis The wording reads "Je...

Hi Dennis

The wording reads "Je Maintiendrai" and the badge appears to be that of the Netherlands Marine Corps (Korps Mariniers):

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Netherlands_Marine_Corps

Hope...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 08-03-20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 106
Posted By Chacal
For Sale: 2 x Marples & Beasley & 2 x Dowler marked AA cap/beret badges

I have for sale these AA cap/beret badges, 2 marked Marples & Beasley Birmingham and 2 marked Dowler Birmingham, in used good condition with service wear. If you spot any errors, or anything not...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 08-03-20, 04:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 78
Posted By Chacal
For Sale: 3 x Firmin London & 3 x London Badge & Button marked AA cap/beret badges

I have for sale these AA cap/beret badges, 3 are marked Firmin London, and 3 are London Badge & Button Co. Ltd., all in used good condition with service wear. If you spot any errors, or anything not...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 08-03-20, 04:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 120
Posted By Chacal
For Sale: mixed cap/beret badges

I have for sale these cap/beret badges, in used good condition with service wear. If you spot any errors, or anything not kosher, please let me know.

Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 08-03-20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 88
Posted By Chacal
For Sale: J.R. Gaunt B’ham marked AA cap/beret badges

I have for sale these AA cap/beret badges, all marked J.R. Gaunt B’ham, in used good condition with service wear. If you spot any errors, or anything not kosher, please let me know.

£5 each,...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-03-20, 07:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 145
Posted By Chacal
High Wood and CB Thank you for your...

High Wood and CB

Thank you for your comments, greatly appreciated.

All the best

Graham
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-03-20, 07:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 145
Posted By Chacal
Hi Exiazero That is brilliant, thank you for...

Hi Exiazero

That is brilliant, thank you for this, most helpful.

All the best

Graham
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-03-20, 05:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 145
Posted By Chacal
For ID: Oriental British-style police whistle

Good evening

I recently bought this British-style police whistle with Oriental markings, more out of curiosity than anything else. Can anyone help me translate the markings? Or at least determine...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-03-20, 12:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 496
Posted By Chacal
The top one looks like niello inlaid in silver so...

The top one looks like niello inlaid in silver so perhaps made in the Middle East?

Graham
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 03-03-20, 07:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 70
Posted By Chacal
For sale - HMS Churchill wall plaque

I have for sale this HMS Churchill wall plaque, 14 x 16.5cm (5 1/2 x 6 1/2 in), plaster on wood, some paint chipping/surface wear as shown.

£12 plus £4 to cover postage at 2nd Class Signed For...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 01-03-20, 09:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 170
Posted By Chacal
Hi Mike Could it be Portuguese? Apparently...

Hi Mike

Could it be Portuguese? Apparently they operated Valentines.

Graham
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 01-03-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 65
Posted By Chacal
For sale - Kent National Reserve badge with slider fitted

I have for sale a Kent National Reserve badge, stamped “Croneen New Brompton”, which has had a slider fitted to replace the original lapel fitting.

£12 plus UK postage £2.50 2nd Class Signed For...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 01-03-20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 215
Posted By Chacal
Price reduced: £6 inc. UK postage at 2nd...

Price reduced:

£6 inc. UK postage at 2nd Class Large Letter.
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