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Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 07-07-21, 02:56 PM
Replies: 21
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Posted By edstorey
NEMO Badges

That is a nice example of a NEMO Canadian Airborne Regiment cap badge and may well have been the last contract for that badge before the regiment was disbanded. NEMO was one of the companies...
Forum: General Topics 11-06-21, 06:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 238
Posted By edstorey

Although the Parkhurst trademark was marked on Dorothea berets prior to 1985.
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 20-05-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 510
Posted By edstorey
Skill at Arms

What you need is a copy of Skill at Arms - 2005 ISBN 1-894255-52-6 as the book will help you understand the relationship between the various trades and the badges associated with them.

Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran, Lapel Badges and Challenge Coins 26-04-21, 12:18 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,506
Posted By edstorey
Challenge Coins

Darrell, I like your watermark!

Forum: Formation and Tasking Signs 20-04-21, 06:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 558
Posted By edstorey
Forum Postings

I see that his message was posted to the forum and this message was e-mailed to my account;

Hello Ed

Thanks for you understanding. Well he hasn't changed
P.H. once a bully always the same...
Forum: Formation and Tasking Signs 19-04-21, 07:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 558
Posted By edstorey

or South African War, but no matter what name is used, it was certainly not the Boar War.
Forum: Formation and Tasking Signs 19-04-21, 03:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 558
Posted By edstorey
Naming Conventions

Well, I learned something new as I was always lead to believe that the war in South Africa was called the BOER WAR.
Forum: General Topics 18-04-21, 06:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 527
Posted By edstorey
Cap Badges

I take it Google has not been invented yet in West Sussex? Or perhaps the various links across the top of this page don't count?
Forum: General Topics 14-04-21, 12:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 479
Posted By edstorey
Makers Marks - Insigna

Actually much of the CF era metal insignia does contain both a makers mark and year of manufacture. Here are a few examples.




Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 01-02-21, 03:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 520
Posted By edstorey
A Unicorn

Rumor has it that Unicorns do exist.

Forum: General Topics 28-10-20, 12:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 888
Posted By edstorey
Leather Bandoliers

Actually 90-round Leather Bandoliers for not only Cavalry but for mounted troops in general, which also covered cyclists.
Forum: Infantry 06-10-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 383
Posted By edstorey
Helmet Details

What can you tell us about the helmet details, ie maker, year? What are the markings on the liner?
Forum: General Topics 14-09-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 500
Posted By edstorey
GM CDN Combat Title

Genie Militaire Canadienne - Canadian Military Engineers
Forum: General Topics 03-08-20, 12:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,899
Posted By edstorey
Fabric of War

I just received my copy from Bill when he was in Ottawa last weekend visiting family, and his 10-year labour of love Fabric of War did not disappoint. A book on Canadian cloth shoulder badges with...
Forum: Formation and Tasking Signs 18-06-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 807
Posted By edstorey

I get posting the Veterans stories and their photographs, I even get the notice stating that the content is copyright, but what I find disturbing is that your photograph gallery contains images all...
Forum: Royal Canadian Navy 30-04-20, 03:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 716
Posted By edstorey
Service Writing Kit

It looks like it may have been for a SWW Service Writing Kit which contained envelopes and writing paper.
Forum: General Topics 29-04-20, 07:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 393
Posted By edstorey
Printing Block

The printing block was used in a letterpress and would be used for printing on stationary, perhaps the top of letterhead or on envelopes. Letterpress machines became obsolete in the late 20th...
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 18-03-20, 03:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 444
Posted By edstorey
RCCS Brassard

This is the example which I have in my collection.


Forum: Air Force (RCAF and CAF) 09-01-20, 02:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 896
Posted By edstorey
CAF Wing

This is a 1940s vintage archive image so I suspect the photographed wing was original?

Forum: General Topics 12-12-19, 02:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By edstorey
47th Battalion Scouts

There are a bunch of scouts heading home on-board ship in this 47th Battalion photograph from my collection.

Forum: Formation and Tasking Signs 30-10-19, 09:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 864
Posted By edstorey
Royal Newfoundland Regiment

88th Brigade, 29th British Infantry Division.
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 21-10-19, 09:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,013
Posted By edstorey
Why Collect Badges?

I don't understand, why are you buying badges when you have to have them validated on this forum? What if they are reproductions, are you returning them to the vendor? Is this forum validating...
Forum: Cavalry and Armoured Units 04-10-19, 09:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,923
Posted By edstorey
Wire Badge

hummmm, perhaps CWO?
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 29-07-19, 05:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 691
Posted By edstorey

The Engineers (2 CER) also had an example. Wire bullion badges were not only authorized for Officers, but also CWOs.

Forum: General Topics 16-07-19, 10:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,465
Posted By edstorey
Stable Belts

Steve, I don't currently have anything of value to add to this thread.
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