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Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Today, 05:22 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By grey_green_acorn
Terry, You need one like this. General...

Terry,
You need one like this.
General Service - Insignia, Organisation. Cap. General Service. Gilding metal, burnished surface condition, dead gilt treatment. Royal Arms. NSN 8455-99-703-0655...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines Today, 10:01 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By grey_green_acorn
Mike, There are some under ‘Royal Navy...

Mike,

There are some under ‘Royal Navy Documents’ on the RM Historical site:
https://rmhistorical.com/royalnavy

Tim
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets Yesterday, 06:43 AM
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Posted By grey_green_acorn
I have this for Cornwall ACF Battalion. Light...

I have this for Cornwall ACF Battalion. Light Infantry green but without the maize border.

Tim
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 17-06-21, 07:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 275
Posted By grey_green_acorn
UOTC anodised collar badges

A few examples of UOTC anodised collar badges:

Tim
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 16-06-21, 07:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 275
Posted By grey_green_acorn
This is the cap badge I have from sealed package....

This is the cap badge I have from sealed package. Same as Bess.

Aberdeen University OTC JSP768 Description: Insignia, Organisational. Cap. All Ranks, Aberdeen University, Officer Training Corps....
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 16-06-21, 07:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 275
Posted By grey_green_acorn
I think these are anodised silver. Canít access...

I think these are anodised silver. Canít access until Friday to confirm.

Aberdeen University OTC - NSN 8455-99-973-9771

Tim
Forum: General Topics. 16-06-21, 05:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,378
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Indeed, a poppy symbol as a mark of remembrance...

Indeed, a poppy symbol as a mark of remembrance would be most appropriate.

Tim
Forum: General Topics. 15-06-21, 05:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,378
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Unfortunately member badjez is no longer with us....

Unfortunately member badjez is no longer with us.

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=76049&highlight=Badjez

Tim
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 15-06-21, 05:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 371
Posted By grey_green_acorn
For interest here are the MOD specifications from...

For interest here are the MOD specifications from 2011 for the helmet fittings showing NSNs and Pattern Numbers.

Tim
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 15-06-21, 04:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 371
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Mike, I can’t comment on the specific RBL band...

Mike,
I can’t comment on the specific RBL band helmet but in terms of blue cloth home service helmets it is my understanding that from the early 1970s there was a general trend to revive the use of...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 11-06-21, 01:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 676
Posted By grey_green_acorn
For completeness, the Sovereignís Platoon cap...

For completeness, the Sovereignís Platoon cap badge (but with anachronistic makers mark) and the lanyard with Prince William wearing both in 2006.

H3 - Lanyard. Sovereign's Platoon. Officer...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 11-06-21, 08:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 676
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Thanks to all for the various comments and the...

Thanks to all for the various comments and the detailed anecdotal information. My previous and only visit to the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst was in 1967 (54 years ago!) as member of the...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 10-06-21, 07:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 676
Posted By grey_green_acorn
As at 20:00 hours there are 105 views and 6...

As at 20:00 hours there are 105 views and 6 watchers since listing earlier this afternoon!

Tim
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 10-06-21, 05:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 473
Posted By grey_green_acorn
My Grandfather was a pre WW1 regular in the South...

My Grandfather was a pre WW1 regular in the South Wales Borderers. He was out with the BEF with 1SWB from August 1914, wounded that year and again in 1917 after which he was a Serjeant Instructor...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 10-06-21, 05:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 676
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Thanks for the supporting responses so far. ...

Thanks for the supporting responses so far.

OK so with a J.R.GAUNT LONDON makers mark the RMAS badge dates to production in the late 1950s to early 1970s. Back in the day was it The Sovereign’s...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 10-06-21, 03:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 676
Posted By grey_green_acorn
It is my ‘offering’. Please tell me! Tim

It is my ‘offering’. Please tell me!

Tim
Forum: Headdress 09-06-21, 08:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 771
Posted By grey_green_acorn
I wonder if HM The Queen would have needed...

I wonder if HM The Queen would have needed Herbert Johnson to make military headwear?
Hence perhaps no QEII Royal Warrant was issued?

Tim
Forum: General Topics. 09-06-21, 08:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 347
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Billy, The Royal Highland Fusiliers museum...

Billy,

The Royal Highland Fusiliers museum is at 518 Sauchiehall Street.

Also the Treasure Bunker https://www.treasurebunker.co.uk/

I have not been to either for some years but both seem...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 08-06-21, 08:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By grey_green_acorn
For interest, this is the BUTTON’S LTD maker mark...

For interest, this is the BUTTON’S LTD maker mark but on a Green Jackets Brigade cap badge.

Tim
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 08-06-21, 08:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 197
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Rhine Area / Rhine Army Troops Tim

Rhine Area / Rhine Army Troops

Tim
Forum: Other Military Topics 08-06-21, 10:38 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By grey_green_acorn
There are a number of British Military Cemeteries...

There are a number of British Military Cemeteries in Germany which post date WW2 and are 'owned' by the Ministry of Defence. They are distinct from, but sometimes adjacent to, Commonwealth War Grave...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-06-21, 07:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 220
Posted By grey_green_acorn
The cloth shoulder title is likely to be LOTHIANS...

The cloth shoulder title is likely to be LOTHIANS & BORDER HORSE

Tim
Forum: General Topics. 07-06-21, 06:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Sniper

If not British Army - possibly Commonwealth? it is shown as ‘sniper’ as number 518 in British Army Cloth Insignia by Brian L Davis

Tim
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 07-06-21, 04:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 379
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Here is The Rifles badge with screw posts and...

Here is The Rifles badge with screw posts and knurled nuts!

Tim
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 07-06-21, 04:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 379
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Indeed this is the current PWRR belt plate with...

Indeed this is the current PWRR belt plate with the badge on two screw posts which have had the excess sawn off after fitting.

Tim
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