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Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 22-06-22, 09:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 147
Posted By Paddy
Lion & Crown Badges Wanted

Hello All

I am looking for some bronzed and some gilt lion & crown badges like the ones pictured below. The badges are approx 20mm tall by 13mm wide and should have east/west lugs or blades. If...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 08-05-22, 08:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 585
Posted By Paddy
BC Many thanks for the extra pictures. ...

BC

Many thanks for the extra pictures.

Paddy
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 07-05-22, 04:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 585
Posted By Paddy
Hi, would it be possible to see a close up...

Hi, would it be possible to see a close up picture of the lyre on top of the Royal Marine badge please. Paddy
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-05-22, 01:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 180
Posted By Paddy
Tony Royal Marine Artillery Other Ranks....

Tony

Royal Marine Artillery Other Ranks. Badge No 650 in Personal Distinctions, states that it was not mentioned until 1916 and then phased out after 1923 when the RMA merged with the RMLI.
...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 05-04-22, 07:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 470
Posted By Paddy
Luke Many thanks for the confirmation, it is...

Luke

Many thanks for the confirmation, it is the one you saw and I am now more inclined to keep it than move it on.

Paddy
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 29-03-22, 08:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 470
Posted By Paddy
Rough Riders Slouch Hat Badge

Hello All

I have just received the badge pictured below and just want to confirm that it is a slouch hat badge as opposed to an arm badge or other variation. The badge is approx 58mm wide and 39mm...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 27-03-22, 08:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 220
Posted By Paddy
Some Wanted Cloth Badges

Hello All

If anyone has any of the cloth badges shown below that they are willing to sell/swap (or knows where to obtain one) please get in touch. Apologies for the quality of some of the images....
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 26-01-22, 09:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,014
Posted By Paddy
Alan - Was this £120 for a single collar badge? ...

Alan - Was this £120 for a single collar badge?

Paddy
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-01-22, 12:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 274
Posted By Paddy
Alex I believe it is the silver crown worn...

Alex

I believe it is the silver crown worn on an Orange Order collarette. Google Orange Order silver crown and you should get a few hits.

Paddy
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 01-01-22, 04:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 428
Posted By Paddy
Gents Many thanks for all your replies and...

Gents

Many thanks for all your replies and assistance.

Paddy
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 31-12-21, 07:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 677
Posted By Paddy
John Many thanks for your reply. Do you...

John

Many thanks for your reply. Do you think that AFO 2550 of 1955 is incorrect then? I have attached a cutting from the AFO which gives the old & new VOCAB numbers for all the Bandmaster badges...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 31-12-21, 03:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 428
Posted By Paddy
Some Bullion Badges For ID Please

Hello All

I have just received the badges pictured below in a recent purchase. These are not what I would usually collect so I am looking at moving them on but would like to identify them first....
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 29-12-21, 05:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,724
Posted By Paddy
Same here

Same here
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 28-12-21, 11:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 327
Posted By Paddy
Cliff If you go to the www.rm-badges.com web...

Cliff

If you go to the www.rm-badges.com web site there is a RM Documents tab which may be of use.

https://rmhistorical.com/royalmarine

Paddy
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 27-12-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,724
Posted By Paddy
Gents Many thanks for your comments. I had...

Gents

Many thanks for your comments. I had seen a GM version noted in K&K but having never seen one I thought I would ask the question as I am aware there are a few mistakes in K&K. If someone had...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 24-12-21, 12:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,724
Posted By Paddy
Was the St Edward’s crown version ever made in...

Was the St Edward’s crown version ever made in gilding metal or was it only ever anodised aluminium?

Paddy
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 20-12-21, 06:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 374
Posted By Paddy
And for the sake of completeness, 2 CCPO badges,...

And for the sake of completeness, 2 CCPO badges, bullion and final issue lurex/gold thread.

Paddy
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 19-12-21, 08:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 677
Posted By Paddy
Mike & Sapper Many thanks for your replies....

Mike & Sapper

Many thanks for your replies. I did initially consider the guards but have never seen this badge in JSP 768 but have seen the red on blue drum badge in there as mentioned by Sapper....
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 17-12-21, 11:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 677
Posted By Paddy
Embroidered Red on Blue Bandmaster Badge - Royal Marines?

Hello All

I have recently obtained the badge pictured below. The seller mentioned that it could be a Royal Marines badge but I am yet to be convinced. The red on blue RM bandmaster badge of lyre &...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-12-21, 09:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,500
Posted By Paddy
Malcolm I have attached a few pictures below...

Malcolm

I have attached a few pictures below and included a bit of extra information which may be helpful but I will admit it does not answer your questions but I can take my own guess at what the...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-12-21, 10:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,500
Posted By Paddy
Malcolm I think it may be easier to work out...

Malcolm

I think it may be easier to work out once you can find the dimensions of the badge and show a picture of the rear. The closest thing I can find is the front piece of an officer's 1856...
Forum: General Topics. 08-11-21, 08:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 826
Posted By Paddy
Gents Many thanks for all of your replies. I...

Gents

Many thanks for all of your replies. I pretty much do all of the things mentioned and have all the crosslock tweezers and use borax flux etc but have to admit even though I have seen small...
Forum: General Topics. 06-11-21, 09:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 826
Posted By Paddy
Low Melting Point Brass Brazing Rods/Wire

Hello All

In the past when I have repaired broken lugs or sliders I have used silver solder which I believe has a melting point of approx 630 - 660 degrees. The problem is that the silver stands...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 29-10-21, 08:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 868
Posted By Paddy
Good price for a genuine title (plus the RMA cap...

Good price for a genuine title (plus the RMA cap badge that came with it at a guess)
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 27-09-21, 06:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,185
Posted By Paddy
Alex & Mercian Many thanks for your replies...

Alex & Mercian

Many thanks for your replies and information. The large badge does look like it has some age so I will keep it as an officers/possible SNCO badge which I am happy with either way.
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