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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-11-20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 131
Posted By half12
Hi Peter, As far as we know it is not french...

Hi Peter,

As far as we know it is not french ...
the tank really looks like the Light tank MKIII rather than a Stuart M8 ...

https://i44.servimg.com/u/f44/11/22/13/32/p110.jpg

I have just...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-11-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 131
Posted By half12
Bataillon rouge ... canadian unit ???

Hello Gentlement,

Could you help me to identify this badge ... I thought first that it could be from Spain War ... but ... the tank looks like a MkIII, there is a "1st" in the wings and the text...
Forum: General Topics. 08-10-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 264
Posted By half12
Hello Mike, I live in brittany ... Best...

Hello Mike,

I live in brittany ...

Best regards .. Herve
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 27-09-20, 09:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 658
Posted By half12
Hi Donovan, In fact it is little bit more...

Hi Donovan,

In fact it is little bit more complicated... there is still no evidence in regulations or on period pictures that this badge was actually miltary, or even worn by military personnel...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 10-08-20, 03:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 233
Posted By half12
Hi Gary, If you need, I will be happy to...

Hi Gary,

If you need, I will be happy to help you ... feel free to ask any question in private message.

Best regards .. Herve
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 10-08-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 233
Posted By half12
Hi Gary, If you start a Free French...

Hi Gary,

If you start a Free French collection, be careful, it is a minefield with a lot of copies and few swindlers ... Good luck !

Best regards .. Herve
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 09-08-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 233
Posted By half12
Hello Gary, What are you looking for ? ...

Hello Gary,

What are you looking for ?

Best regards .. Herve
Forum: Other Military Topics 04-05-20, 04:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By half12
Hi Mark, Thanks for your fast reply ... it...

Hi Mark,

Thanks for your fast reply ... it seems that the full service records are not available online.
I have found a "Request pertaining to military records" form on NARA site to ask for a...
Forum: Other Military Topics 04-05-20, 02:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By half12
Help ... US National Archives.

Hello,

How could I get a copy of the personal records (career, campaigns, medals ...) of a ww2 veteran, as I am not a next of kind ...

Best regard .. Herve
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 24-03-20, 05:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 344
Posted By half12
Hello, One sold to Ian ... thanks ... ...

Hello,

One sold to Ian ... thanks ...

The rest of the lot is still for sale ... new price 80 + p&p

Best regards .. Herve
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 13-03-20, 06:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 344
Posted By half12
16 canadian para badges

Hello,

For sale a group of 16 canadian para badges ... 100 + p&p
https://i.servimg.com/u/f62/11/22/13/32/lot_ca10.jpg

Best regards .. Herve
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 13-03-20, 06:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 154
Posted By half12
Rhodesian SAS ...

Hello,

For sale , original Rhodesian SAS , green dress : 100 + p&p
https://i.servimg.com/u/f62/11/22/13/32/rhodes10.jpg

Best regards .. Herve
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 30-04-19, 09:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 238
Posted By half12
Hi Steve, Thanks. I am a bit surprised if it...

Hi Steve,

Thanks. I am a bit surprised if it is a cap badge as the pin is unusual for this use

Best regards .. Herve
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 30-04-19, 09:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 238
Posted By half12
Hi Gary, Thanks for your fast reply it...

Hi Gary,

Thanks for your fast reply it looks like identical.

Best regards .. Herve
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 30-04-19, 08:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 238
Posted By half12
Polish navy eagle ...

Hello Gentlemen,

Could you please help me with this polish eagle.
IMO a british made production. Is it a sweeheart badge ?
https://i44.servimg.com/u/f44/11/22/13/32/polish10.jpg


Best...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 17-03-19, 09:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 288
Posted By half12
Hi Alan & Tim, Thanks, IMO impossible to be...

Hi Alan & Tim,

Thanks, IMO impossible to be confused with a ww2 one ...

Mike, "silvered" could mean : chrome, nickel or silver plated ?

Best regards .. Herve
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 17-03-19, 08:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 288
Posted By half12
Hi Guys, Thanks ... rather complex for a...

Hi Guys,

Thanks ... rather complex for a French brain !
I understand that "nickel or chrome plated" must have been made in the field.

Alan, "However beware of silver-finish Birmingham mint...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 17-03-19, 06:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 288
Posted By half12
141st RAC (The Buffs)

Hi Gents,

Perhaps an obvious question but ...
141st Regiment Royal Armoured Corps (The Buffs) landed in Normandy, but what cap badge was worn on the black beret .. RAC or Buffs ?

Thanks .. ...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 15-12-18, 04:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 228
Posted By half12
Hi Harry, As far as I can see on your...

Hi Harry,

As far as I can see on your pictures, I should not spend any on this badge

Best regards .. Herve
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 27-11-18, 09:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,602
Posted By half12
Hi Magpie, Don't worry, I have no intention...

Hi Magpie,

Don't worry, I have no intention to "explode" this interesting factory group.

Best regards ... Herve
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 26-11-18, 06:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,602
Posted By half12
Hi Gents, Many thanks for your valuable...

Hi Gents,

Many thanks for your valuable comments

Best regards .. Herve
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 09-11-18, 09:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,602
Posted By half12
Broad Oak Works - Accrington - 1942

Hi Gents,

I bought this "book" few days ago in a french auction… it seems to be a factory sample collection, around 140 pieces … dated 9 nov 1942.
...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 02-05-18, 07:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 504
Posted By half12
Hi, Painted formation signs are unusual on...

Hi,

Painted formation signs are unusual on french helmets.

Best regards .. Herve
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 22-03-18, 07:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 569
Posted By half12
Hi, Early Free French badge, nice one with...

Hi,

Early Free French badge, nice one with all its enamel, unfortunately without helmet .. :)

Not extremely rare as it was used by all forces for Operation Menace and later in Africa.
A good...
Forum: General Topics. 08-03-18, 07:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 602
Posted By half12
Hi Gents, No Free French glider pilot known...

Hi Gents,

No Free French glider pilot known .... but I know at least two examples of RTR cap badges worn without crown by Free French ... Here Gaston Eve in May 1941....
...
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