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Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 20-08-14, 06:43 PM
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Posted By Hussar100
I don't believe you. :p

I don't believe you. :p
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 20-08-14, 05:57 PM
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Posted By Hussar100
I can't remember that far back, I was still a...

I can't remember that far back, I was still a cadet then. All I know for sure is we were wearing gilt badges in 1979, although some units had changed to blackened ones. I transferred to QRIH that...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 20-08-14, 05:27 PM
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Posted By Hussar100
Best way in my opinion. At least you still get...

Best way in my opinion. At least you still get some satisfaction. Others may not agree though. :p
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 20-08-14, 05:08 PM
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Posted By Hussar100
I believe one makes an individual choice as to...

I believe one makes an individual choice as to what's collectible or not. After all, in many cases what's in this year is out the next.
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 20-08-14, 04:18 PM
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Posted By Hussar100
That's kind of what I thought. After 1980 a lot...

That's kind of what I thought. After 1980 a lot of units issued blackened badges for the same reason. Even in the UDR where we had quite happily worn a gilt finish Maid of Erin we were then told to...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 20-08-14, 01:11 PM
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Posted By Hussar100
I've seen them both side by side Mike. At RAC...

I've seen them both side by side Mike. At RAC Trg Regt we Irish Hussars were issued with dark blue berets instead of the rifle green ones with silk banding which we got when reporting for RD. This...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 20-08-14, 12:52 PM
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Posted By Hussar100
On OCA days I have clearly seen brethren of the...

On OCA days I have clearly seen brethren of the 8th KRIH wearing a pure black beret (note - pure black, not dark blue) and I'm aware that this was an issue item to all armoured cavalry from 1939...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 19-08-14, 01:18 PM
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Posted By Hussar100
Armoured cavalry, were issued black berets in...

Armoured cavalry, were issued black berets in 1939 or shortly after. The reason they don't wear them now is because they made the changes themselves. I think there are one or two who still wear...
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