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Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 21-03-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 327
Posted By HamandJam
Andy Not good I am afraid the ww2 SAS beret...

Andy

Not good I am afraid the ww2 SAS beret badges are also awful.


Cheers

JB
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 20-03-20, 09:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 422
Posted By HamandJam
Hi Chaps, See more info on this site and...

Hi Chaps,


See more info on this site and also being worn on a sweather.

http://www.be4046.eu/SAS1.htm

Cheers,

JB
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 05-03-20, 05:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,296
Posted By HamandJam
All items together hammered 21,380. Sellers will...

All items together hammered 21,380. Sellers will be happy.. Paddy Maines authographed picture hammered 1,900..

Cheers
JB
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 28-02-20, 05:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 220
Posted By HamandJam
Hi Donovan It also has 8 rigging...

Hi Donovan


It also has 8 rigging lines/split feathers it should be 7. I am not sure about it it also lacks a certain crispness look and feel of a ww2 wing.

Cheers

JB
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 27-02-20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,296
Posted By HamandJam
https://www.google.co.uk/amp/s/www.dailymail.co.uk...

https://www.google.co.uk/amp/s/www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8046473/amp/WWII-archive-belonging-one-original-members-goes-auction.html

It is always funny all vets tend to be referred to as one...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 27-02-20, 03:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,296
Posted By HamandJam
there is little information on dates of wings so...

there is little information on dates of wings so I may be completely off but to me the flat pink centered ones are 1943/44 i have seen this type attributed to 1stSAS vets the other padded one is...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 27-02-20, 02:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,296
Posted By HamandJam
This is a 1957 Kangol sas beret in mint...

This is a 1957 Kangol sas beret in mint condition

See also example stamps and size of year is same as maker.

...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 27-02-20, 01:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,296
Posted By HamandJam
Hi IMO this has all the features of a 1957...

Hi IMO this has all the features of a 1957 pattern sas baret. To my knowledge ww2 sand sas berets did not have a slider pocket also the beige liner and grommets is 57 pattern. The 1944 letters are...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 25-01-20, 06:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 433
Posted By HamandJam
Scottish Ambulance Service..😀 Certainly not...

Scottish Ambulance Service..😀

Certainly not a British SAS item.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 02-01-20, 04:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,238
Posted By HamandJam
Thanks Frank At one point painted ones...

Thanks Frank

At one point painted ones flooded the market as some complete sheets of 50 odd uncut painted daggers were auctioned and presumably cut to be sold separately. Inflation...

Cheers
...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 02-01-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,238
Posted By HamandJam
Here is pic of a printed, painted, embroidered...

Here is pic of a printed, painted, embroidered black red and khaki red all to the period.

Cheers

JB
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 23-12-19, 06:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,238
Posted By HamandJam
Yes it is Frank, Cheers JB

Yes it is Frank,

Cheers JB
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 22-12-19, 11:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,238
Posted By HamandJam
Another mystery are the red dagger khaki...

Another mystery are the red dagger khaki background badges. Some theories are army commando to distinguish from the Royal Marines commando? There always has been rivalry between the two.

Cheers
...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 22-12-19, 11:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,238
Posted By HamandJam
This is a printed one. Seasons greetings! ...

This is a printed one.

Seasons greetings!

Cheerio,
JB
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 22-12-19, 07:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,238
Posted By HamandJam
That makes sense! Cheers JB

That makes sense! Cheers JB
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 20-12-19, 08:16 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,238
Posted By HamandJam
I recall that records of 2 Dutch troop say that...

I recall that records of 2 Dutch troop say that on March 24, 1945 the 4th commando brigade badge was introduced a red commando dagger on black background and printed ones were issued but an...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 18-12-19, 03:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,238
Posted By HamandJam
Hi Frank I donít know when it was...

Hi Frank

I donít know when it was issued-presume printed were government issue -but a printed ww2 one red backed also exists and are very hard to find. There is also the painted version blue...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 12-11-19, 05:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 296
Posted By HamandJam
Hi Tony Interesting! The SAS regiment became...

Hi Tony

Interesting! The SAS regiment became part of the AAC in 1944. I had seen AAC collar badges on the service dress but never on battle dress.

Cheers

JB
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 12-11-19, 05:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 634
Posted By HamandJam
Tim, I heard the SAS regimental museum has...

Tim,

I heard the SAS regimental museum has his service dress and sam brown belt and his sand beret. As an officer he would probably have more uniforms.


I think like you say the museum may...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 11-11-19, 08:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 634
Posted By HamandJam
Nice thanks for sharing would love to visit , the...

Nice thanks for sharing would love to visit , the beret looks brand new? I know the SAS regimental museum had his beret quiet worn. He could have had more of course and provenance is impeccable. ...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 01-11-19, 02:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 468
Posted By HamandJam
Attached a real worn example of a ww2 Kangol...

Attached a real worn example of a ww2 Kangol commando beret

JB
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 01-11-19, 02:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 468
Posted By HamandJam
Do you mean “the spirals starting at the...

Do you mean

“the spirals starting at the center of the beret and going in a outward motion”?



Thid is always the case but if you have a minty beret this is less apparent as a worn one. JB
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 12-10-19, 08:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 742
Posted By HamandJam
The beret badges are fakes. The wing is the ww2 ...

The beret badges are fakes. The wing is the ww2 1944 pattern . The wings have also been worn after the war by 21stSAS.

Cheers
JB
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 20-08-19, 04:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 335
Posted By HamandJam
Hi IMO these are post war wings or...

Hi

IMO these are post war wings or reproduction pimped up to look like ww2 one common technique is to add a pin to make it look more sexy. Pin looks old but not the beige backing. This wing...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 04-07-19, 01:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 256
Posted By HamandJam
Original but quite common type turning up quite...

Original but quite common type turning up quite frequently, cheers JB
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