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Forum: Off topic 17-06-21, 06:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 584
Posted By Rob Miller
The date we joined the forum is already shown top...

The date we joined the forum is already shown top right, and I don't think it would be appropriate to alter someone avatar.

Rob
Forum: Off topic 16-06-21, 09:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 584
Posted By Rob Miller
This has been mentioned before, I like the idea...

This has been mentioned before, I like the idea of "1944-2021" for example, as time goes on you would get a feel of their place in time.

By the way, how come yours no longer says "member"?

Rob
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 16-06-21, 09:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 247
Posted By Rob Miller
I have an India Military Police badge with a...

I have an India Military Police badge with a similar mark see post 13 of this thread.

Rob

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=29487&highlight=cast+badge+thread
Forum: Photographs of South African Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 10-06-21, 05:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 488
Posted By Rob Miller
A slightly better picture

A slightly better picture
Forum: Photographs of South African Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 10-06-21, 05:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 488
Posted By Rob Miller
I don't know what the markings are but the...

I don't know what the markings are but the machines pictured are Triumph 3SWs rather than BSA M20s, also the second picture has been mirrored.

Rob
Forum: The Home Front 09-06-21, 07:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 142
Posted By Rob Miller
I've not seen a local Civil Defence area button...

I've not seen a local Civil Defence area button either.

If it turns out this design who ever wore it was in use for a very short period, could it hint at a link with this "special quality" back...
Forum: Other Militaria 07-06-21, 08:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 322
Posted By Rob Miller
A very useful tool, there are lots on ebay, just...

A very useful tool, there are lots on ebay, just search slide hammer nail puller, mine is broad arrow marked and dated 2004.

Rob
Forum: Other Militaria 06-06-21, 05:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 322
Posted By Rob Miller
Its for pulling nails out of wood. Rob

Its for pulling nails out of wood.

Rob
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 29-05-21, 09:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 366
Posted By Rob Miller
Here's a Notts & Derby collar worn on a red beret...

Here's a Notts & Derby collar worn on a red beret and either this actual badge or the spare?

Rob

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=829&pictureid=34400
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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 26-05-21, 09:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 388
Posted By Rob Miller
Thanks Phil Rob

Thanks Phil
Rob
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 26-05-21, 06:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 388
Posted By Rob Miller
I've got one of these, I didn't realise it was a...

I've got one of these, I didn't realise it was a cap badge.

What era, pre WW2, post WW2 or both?

Rob
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 17-05-21, 12:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 626
Posted By Rob Miller
He was an interesting character, there is a bit...

He was an interesting character, there is a bit more about him in my Ringway album.

Rob

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/album.php?albumid=829
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 16-05-21, 10:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 626
Posted By Rob Miller
I don't think they were issue, more likely...

I don't think they were issue, more likely private purchase?

Here is a set that belonged to Captain Jackson, he may be wearing them here?

Rob
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Forum: General Topics. 11-05-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 895
Posted By Rob Miller
Looking in Brigadier E A James book "British...

Looking in Brigadier E A James book "British Regiments 1914-18" there is a table showing the total number of Battalions each Regiment had in WW1, there doesn't seem to be a direct correlation so...
Forum: General Topics. 10-05-21, 04:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 895
Posted By Rob Miller
Thank you Simon. Rob

Thank you Simon.

Rob
Forum: General Topics. 10-05-21, 12:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 895
Posted By Rob Miller
That is interesting Julian, thank you. ...

That is interesting Julian, thank you.

20.000 Devonshire Regiment, I have found 6 different dies so far, would a set of dies last for over 3,000 strikes I wonder?

Rob
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Forum: General Topics. 05-05-21, 04:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 592
Posted By Rob Miller
General Browning's wife Daphne du Maurier...

General Browning's wife Daphne du Maurier supposedly came up with the colour of the airborne beret so meddling in uniform design seems to have been a family trait.

Isn't it the case that some...
Forum: Military Buttons 13-04-21, 12:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 308
Posted By Rob Miller
Hi, its the Gloucestershire Regiment. KC so 1902...

Hi, its the Gloucestershire Regiment. KC so 1902 on.
Rob
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 02-04-21, 12:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 422
Posted By Rob Miller
Looks interesting but its not really clear enough...

Looks interesting but its not really clear enough to read.

Rob
Forum: The Home Front 28-03-21, 02:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 422
Posted By Rob Miller
Hi Craig That's from a picture in one of my...

Hi Craig
That's from a picture in one of my albums, years ago I bought a sack of Civil defence badges from Exeter car boot, there were hundreds of "Devon" titles without the yellow edging and quite...
Forum: Military Buttons 28-03-21, 09:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 337
Posted By Rob Miller
Thank you. Rob

Thank you.

Rob
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 27-03-21, 08:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 443
Posted By Rob Miller
There was a cast badge project thread started...

There was a cast badge project thread started some years ago.

Rob

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=29487&highlight=great+cast
Forum: Off topic 25-03-21, 10:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 493
Posted By Rob Miller
Are you taking pictures with a telephone? that...

Are you taking pictures with a telephone? that may be the problem.

Rob
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 19-03-21, 11:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,397
Posted By Rob Miller
Another new addition to my staff car related...

Another new addition to my staff car related insignia collection. Similar width to my Western Command pennant but a bit longer. I have found a couple of reference's to a "Brigadier in charge of...
Forum: Other Militaria 17-03-21, 06:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 396
Posted By Rob Miller
We have a pruning saw in the shed which doesn't...

We have a pruning saw in the shed which doesn't have a handle, it bolts on to the end of a long handled lopper.

Rob
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