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Forum: New Zealand Badges 22-06-21, 09:53 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By omok1
Laurie Osborne RIP

Many of you may already know, but for those of you who do not, Laurie Osborne passed away peacefully on 13th of this month aged 89. Many people will have dealt with "trivet" on Trade Me over the...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 11-05-21, 07:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 264
Posted By omok1
I have a couple of these types for 16ths, but as...

I have a couple of these types for 16ths, but as said they are an exception. This type of numeral configuration (and cut in heavy gauge brass) was also used by 17th and 18th Reinfs. Found on 3...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 17-09-20, 02:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 867
Posted By omok1
I have the opposing collar and also the matching...

I have the opposing collar and also the matching titles. Very short lived unit that is mentioned in a book I have
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 13-04-20, 02:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,121
Posted By omok1
Google "depot Battalions" quite a bit available...

Google "depot Battalions" quite a bit available online, same with the two patterns of shako I mentioned. that pic does pre date abolition of Coatees so you date with this badge would be about right....
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-04-20, 06:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,121
Posted By omok1
This is Depot Battalion. Have several versions in...

This is Depot Battalion. Have several versions in my collection.(Quilted 1861-69 and French 1855-61 Shako patterns) Quite common, and worn when Officers were in the Depots (for several Regts) and...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 31-03-20, 11:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 203
Posted By omok1
Victorian naval badge

Hi Guys

can anybody help me with this brass badge. It came with an old note saying it was dug up from an 1850s to 1870s barrack site. It measures approximately 49mm in diameter and has some damage...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 31-08-19, 09:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,214
Posted By omok1
Badges

Hi Barry

All the ones Brendan had examined from known veterans had the same fittings. As have a couple of other donated to collections from known veterans that I have examined. This one on Trade...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 27-08-19, 07:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,214
Posted By omok1
WOW is right

Amazing price, much higher than one recently sold privately in New Zealand. Also given the fact that although the one sold on Trade Me is original, it was made post the LRP unit ones. It was...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 01-08-19, 12:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 755
Posted By omok1
As suggested by Brent, try Geoff Oldham. He is...

As suggested by Brent, try Geoff Oldham. He is currently away in UK and Asia for 6 weeks, should be back in around 4 weeks time from now. They tried for some time to gain access to both website and...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 04-07-19, 04:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 640
Posted By omok1
Dave Oldham R.I.P.

Just to say to any collectors out there who have not heard yet, sadly Dave Oldham passed away last night after a short illness. Thanks for the great memories Dave over 30 or so years since we first...
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 30-05-19, 01:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,038
Posted By omok1
I have only ever seen 4 of these including yours....

I have only ever seen 4 of these including yours. I bought a pair 5 years ago along with hallmarked silver ANZAC Company collar badge made by Hong Kong jeweller. Unfortunately only the single collar....
Forum: New Zealand Badges 01-05-19, 04:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 443
Posted By omok1
Bock Badges

Hi Steve,

I have identical BOCK made ones. Not best quality as you say, but not that easy to find. Also have unmarked one same as the start of this thread, had it for many years, no reason to...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 11-04-19, 02:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 917
Posted By omok1
Into WW1

I would have thought most likely still worn in WW1, as with the large increase in numbers there would not have been sufficient badge. I know this happened FOR CERTAIN with North Auckland Mounted...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 14-02-18, 04:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,253
Posted By omok1
Smile Oreti Rifle Vols

Here Iain

You asked for better. Here is the real thing
Forum: New Zealand Badges 05-01-18, 07:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,212
Posted By omok1
Sleeve badges

Those "marksman" badges are actually New Zealand Rifle Association prize badges. I have several. They come with dark blue/black or crimson backings
Forum: New Zealand Badges 27-02-17, 11:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,281
Posted By omok1
Ordnance Badge Pics

Sorry for poor pic. Here are my some of my Ordnance badges laid out...still haven't finished this set of drawers

You will see the 1937 type here, I have sets in brass, bronze and GSE, as well as a...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 08-10-16, 03:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 926
Posted By omok1
Button ID

New Zealand Railways, more uncommon with QVC
Forum: New Zealand Badges 22-05-16, 08:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,462
Posted By omok1
Badge is fine

This badge is fine. NZ made example commonly encountered. I looked in my bag of spare Haurakis and have a number of them. Think this is later period manufacture. Have seen these lugs on many NZ...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 06-07-15, 02:55 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 27,946
Posted By omok1
A pic of my 6th Reinfs taken some time ago. Shows...

A pic of my 6th Reinfs taken some time ago. Shows "I" Company or Squadron plus a few hand made badges, modified badges and the rare over stamped "6" on 4th Otago
Forum: New Zealand Badges 16-06-15, 08:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,363
Posted By omok1
Just as interesting that he is armed with a...

Just as interesting that he is armed with a Martini Enfield Rifle and bayonet. No wonder the bandolier appears empty......shortage of arms at this stage if not heading for France or Egypt!!!
Forum: New Zealand Badges 16-05-14, 11:58 PM
Replies: 464
Views: 163,304
Posted By omok1
NZNC Titles

(It is also my opinion that the NZ Native Corps cap and collar badges being offered by this outfitter are the ones that were made by Watts 4/283 & 4/286)


In reply to this, I beg to differ, as...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-02-12, 08:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 834
Posted By omok1
Th third badge is a New Zealand badge and is very...

Th third badge is a New Zealand badge and is very common. It features the Dickson Crest, the family crest of the Governer General of NZ (1910-12) The Right Hon John Poynder Dickson-Poynder. The motto...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 05-01-12, 04:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,265
Posted By omok1
the usual lugs on this badge are simply round...

the usual lugs on this badge are simply round brass cross section loops...just use a couple of brass keeper pins used to secure badges and shorten the legs. Copper lugs would be incorrect
Forum: Other Corps 13-12-11, 11:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,159
Posted By omok1
Pouch Badge NSW Military Forces early 1900s. The...

Pouch Badge NSW Military Forces early 1900s. The crown is known as Imperial State Crown. Check Grebert Page 89 (Military Badges Of The Australian Colonies 1800-1903)Nice badge and worth at least $100
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 22-08-11, 10:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,036
Posted By omok1
Gaunt Tablet

That funny Gaunt appears on several New Zealand badges, notably smaller ones with little space for the more usual tablet. It can be found on 15th North Auckland Regt collar badges, 16th Waikato Regt...
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