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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-06-22, 02:22 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By Charliedog012012
Definitely a G Cheers James

Definitely a G
Cheers
James
Forum: The Home Front 07-06-22, 08:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 418
Posted By Charliedog012012
As far as I understand, this was one of the...

As far as I understand, this was one of the ‘organisations’ which would evolve into the Royal British Legion. Others included ‘comrades of the Great War’ etc
Forum: The Home Front 03-06-22, 06:18 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 13,758
Posted By Charliedog012012
Hard to decide the purpose of the badge, but if...

Hard to decide the purpose of the badge, but if it proves to be genuine, then it is a gem of a find. Well done Mike……long may your ‘Sherlock Holmes’ instincts continue.
Cheers
James
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 22-05-22, 02:03 PM
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Views: 233
Posted By Charliedog012012
PM sent in respect of the Royal Warwickshire and...

PM sent in respect of the Royal Warwickshire and for the Jutland Dragoon badges.
Best wishes
James
Forum: Other Military Topics 21-03-22, 11:06 AM
Replies: 462
Views: 28,421
Posted By Charliedog012012
Well Mike. You gave a a suggestion and on ‘the...

Well Mike. You gave a a suggestion and on ‘the half chance’ I contacted Seaham. This morning ( having given up hope of any reply) a package came through the
Letterbox. Was it worth the wait…….oh...
Forum: Military Book and Media Reviews 19-03-22, 12:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 889
Posted By Charliedog012012
I too obtained a second hand copy of “All Quiet...

I too obtained a second hand copy of “All Quiet on the Western Front”………………..many years ago. It is like an old friend.
It is a classic piece of writing. As you say it is a powerful book written as...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-03-22, 09:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 467
Posted By Charliedog012012
Well they say that you live and learn. Thank you...

Well they say that you live and learn. Thank you for this excellent information. I am a Rotherham Lad ‘born and bred’ and didn’t know any of that. Of course, the whole of the Rotherham and Sheffield...
Forum: Other Military Topics 05-03-22, 05:06 PM
Replies: 462
Views: 28,421
Posted By Charliedog012012
Beautiful badge that one. Well I have contacted...

Beautiful badge that one.
Well I have contacted the local RBL branch by email and I have crossed fingers and live in hope. One can only try. Thanks once again for your suggestion.
Cheers
James
Forum: Other Military Topics 05-03-22, 10:44 AM
Replies: 462
Views: 28,421
Posted By Charliedog012012
Excellent idea Mike and I will certainly give it...

Excellent idea Mike and I will certainly give it a try. What is there to lose? I shall get their contact details and email them. Fingers crossed. Thanks for the suggestion.
Cheers
James
Forum: Other Military Topics 04-03-22, 04:10 PM
Replies: 462
Views: 28,421
Posted By Charliedog012012
It has been around for about 3 years or so. I...

It has been around for about 3 years or so. I even drove up to Seaham to try to get one last year but could find nowhere selling them. The badge, I am told, has a black background (possibly a red...
Forum: Other Military Topics 04-03-22, 09:21 AM
Replies: 462
Views: 28,421
Posted By Charliedog012012
If anyone out there has a spare ‘Seaham Soldier...

If anyone out there has a spare ‘Seaham Soldier Poppy’ which shows the Statue of the Tommy in Seaham Harbour, Co Durham, I would be very interested in purchasing.
Cheers
James
Forum: Other Military Topics 02-03-22, 12:36 PM
Replies: 462
Views: 28,421
Posted By Charliedog012012
Thank you for the heads up that the round pin had...

Thank you for the heads up that the round pin had now been listed again. I went straight to the site and purchased….first of all, payment was refused because ‘delivery to that location is not...
Forum: Other Military Topics 01-03-22, 09:19 PM
Replies: 462
Views: 28,421
Posted By Charliedog012012
Mike, I could not agree more. Having seen your...

Mike,
I could not agree more. Having seen your post that your had been successful in purchasing the Falklands Pin I went immediately to the PoppyShop website. Searched the site inside out but there...
Forum: Other Military Topics 12-02-22, 12:08 AM
Replies: 462
Views: 28,421
Posted By Charliedog012012
Well done. I know for how long you have searched...

Well done. I know for how long you have searched for the Cambrai pin and I am absolutely delighted that you have finally managed to get hold of one.
Cheers
James
Forum: General Topics. 22-01-22, 05:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 573
Posted By Charliedog012012
I agree. Thank you for all of your hard work in...

I agree. Thank you for all of your hard work in keeping the forum up and running. It was like losing an old friend when you were carrying out necessary maintenance. The forum is not only a mine of...
Forum: Military Book and Media Reviews 16-01-22, 10:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 531
Posted By Charliedog012012
Many thanks for the post. I had missed this book...

Many thanks for the post. I had missed this book completely and I have just ordered one. Very much looking forward to reading it and I agree with the others when they say that it sounds fascinating....
Forum: The Home Front 27-12-21, 01:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 421
Posted By Charliedog012012
Very nice badge indeed. In such lovely condition...

Very nice badge indeed. In such lovely condition too. Thank you for sharing.
Cheers
James
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 27-12-21, 12:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 312
Posted By Charliedog012012
It is a cracking badge….a beautiful and elegant...

It is a cracking badge….a beautiful and elegant design.
Forum: The Home Front 27-12-21, 12:50 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,130
Posted By Charliedog012012
Yes, I would agree with you. I seem to remember...

Yes, I would agree with you. I seem to remember that Chrome was not used on badges until 1926 but the process of Chroming was developed in the late 1890s. However as they say, “Don’t quote me on...
Forum: The Home Front 26-12-21, 03:35 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,130
Posted By Charliedog012012
Cannot say that I am too keen on the maker mark...

Cannot say that I am too keen on the maker mark to the reverse. Poor photos…..I would have expected real interest if it was any good.
Forum: The Home Front 25-12-21, 03:00 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,130
Posted By Charliedog012012
Worth a punt?

Or saying cheap but the Gaunt mark to the rear is unclear. Not often we see this badge popping up though.
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/125069070870?hash=item1d1eb29216:g:QHkAAOSwKpJhxvR9
Forum: General Topics 25-12-21, 08:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,317
Posted By Charliedog012012
Thoughts too for all of the members of his family...

Thoughts too for all of the members of his family dealing with the news particularly at this special time of the year. I am sure they will surround him with support and love that he needs. I had the...
Forum: General Topics. 24-12-21, 04:27 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,478
Posted By Charliedog012012
Thank You. It was certainly worth the waiting and...

Thank You. It was certainly worth the waiting and almost missed the auction!
Cheers
James
Forum: General Topics. 24-12-21, 04:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,478
Posted By Charliedog012012
After many years of disappointment and fruitless...

After many years of disappointment and fruitless searching, finally found the badge in such wonderful condition. It really is a beautiful thing.
Forum: Other Military Topics 24-12-21, 09:39 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 7,746
Posted By Charliedog012012
I have to confess that it never ceases to amaze...

I have to confess that it never ceases to amaze me how you find these wonderful badges, magazines etc. You are building a unique and fascinating collection. Excellent and a collection to be...
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