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Forum: Headdress Today, 07:44 AM
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Posted By High Wood
I have now found the maker's details on the cap...

I have now found the maker's details on the cap tin, not on the bottom but on the front below the locking hasp.

I cannot make it all out but the manufacturer's name seems to be Sulph....,...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 12:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 462
Posted By High Wood
The reverse of the post card shows that it was...

The reverse of the post card shows that it was posted from the Gailes Camp Irvine, on the 19th May 1916.

From the internet.

Gailes Camp was in existence by March 1916, occupied by infantry of...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 11:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 462
Posted By High Wood
I have now located the original photograph whilst...

I have now located the original photograph whilst looking for something else.

The lower half of the original photograph has faded but I have tidied it up the best that I can.

The Glasgow...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 26-07-21, 12:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 74
Posted By High Wood
Staffordshire cloth title.

Can anyone please tell me who would have worn this title? I am thinking Civil Defence or perhaps a traffic warden.

It may be offered for sale if it doesn't fit in with my collecting interests.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 26-07-21, 11:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 58
Posted By High Wood
Royal Marines enamel and Silver tie pin.

I am asking 20 including U.K. postage for this silver and enamel Royal Marines tie pin. Payment by the Paypal Friends and Family option preferred.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 26-07-21, 11:46 AM
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Views: 50
Posted By High Wood
British Legion enamel lapel badge

I am asking 8 including U.K. postage for this British Legion badge. Payment by the Paypal Friends and family option preferred.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 26-07-21, 11:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 60
Posted By High Wood
Air Training Corps Officer's collar badge.

I am asking 5 including U.K. postage for this Air Training Corps collar badge.

Payment by the paypal friends and family option preferred.
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 25-07-21, 07:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 161
Posted By High Wood
Royal Naval badges are a whole new area for me,...

Royal Naval badges are a whole new area for me, thank you for sharing your knowledge, it is appreciated.
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 25-07-21, 07:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 161
Posted By High Wood
Pete. than you for your comprehensive...

Pete.

than you for your comprehensive answer. The dates that you have given clearly explain why Guido Rosignoli doesn't mention the badge in his book Badges and Insignia of World War II Air Force...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 25-07-21, 05:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 161
Posted By High Wood
Thank you both, F for Fitter seems to fit...

Thank you both, F for Fitter seems to fit perfectly but I am now wondering if it was not used during WW2 as it doesn't appear in this rather useful guide.
...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 25-07-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 161
Posted By High Wood
Leading Air Mechanic but what is the actual F?

Despite searching on the internet and through various books I cannot find any information regarding this badge which has the letter F below the propeller.

Other versions of this trade badge have...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 21-07-21, 06:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 108
Posted By High Wood
More sections of the photograph.

More sections of the photograph.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 21-07-21, 06:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 108
Posted By High Wood
Yes, from July 1918. The photograph was probably...

Yes, from July 1918. The photograph was probably taken in 1919.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 21-07-21, 05:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 108
Posted By High Wood
Is this the F.S. for the 30th Division?

I cannot decide if the formation sign being worn is that of the 30th Division. If it is, I know who these soldiers are.

The sign is not clear in the photograph and I had thought that it might be...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 21-07-21, 05:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 462
Posted By High Wood
I think that you are right. K&K 2457.

I think that you are right. K&K 2457.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 21-07-21, 05:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 462
Posted By High Wood
Phil, I am convinced that they are not in...

Phil,

I am convinced that they are not in the Army Educational Corps. They are wearing huge University O.T.C. type shoulder titles.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 21-07-21, 03:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 462
Posted By High Wood
I am pretty sure that this is an identical cap...

I am pretty sure that this is an identical cap badge.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 21-07-21, 08:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 462
Posted By High Wood
Thank you for your help with the identification. ...

Thank you for your help with the identification.

The badge has a very distinctive middle section on the scroll below the shield and I need to look closely at all the possibilities that I have been...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 20-07-21, 07:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 462
Posted By High Wood
Unknown Cap Badge.

Can anyone please identify this cap badge?
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 20-07-21, 07:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 100
Posted By High Wood
Ceylon Planter's Rifle Corps Officer Cadet.

A member of the Ceylon Planter's Rifle Corps serving with an unknown Officer Cadet Battalion during the Great War.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 20-07-21, 12:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 218
Posted By High Wood
You definitely found it in the right place. ...

You definitely found it in the right place.

https://www.heraldry-wiki.com/heraldrywiki/index.php?title=Blackpool
Forum: Headdress 18-07-21, 04:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 293
Posted By High Wood
I think that it is almost certainly referring to...

I think that it is almost certainly referring to the Sennet Hat.
Forum: Headdress 18-07-21, 04:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 293
Posted By High Wood
Thank you for looking, there will be one out...

Thank you for looking, there will be one out there somewhere.

I seem to remember had something to say about the naming of His Majesty's Ships. Something along the lines of, we have to stop naming...
Forum: Headdress 18-07-21, 04:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 293
Posted By High Wood
From the 1915 Edition of the Manual of Seamanship.

From the 1915 Edition of the Manual of Seamanship.
Forum: Headdress 18-07-21, 04:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 293
Posted By High Wood
Superb photographs, thank you for posting. I am...

Superb photographs, thank you for posting. I am now going to much closer attention to Royal Naval Cap Tins when I am out and about. That said, they are nowhere near as easy to find as they used to be.
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