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Forum: Army Today, 12:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 143
Posted By kingsley
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-07-18, 02:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 176
Posted By kingsley
Can't remember what this is

Hi, I have seen this badge before but can't remember what it is. Help appreciated.
Forum: The Australian General Service Badge (Rising Sun) 06-07-18, 01:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 140
Posted By kingsley
This type of collar badge was presumably made in...

This type of collar badge was presumably made in UK in WW1, never seen it associated with WW2. They are not uncommon.
Forum: Other Corps 24-06-18, 05:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 169
Posted By kingsley
Royal Australian Engineers 1930-42

Royal Australian Engineers 1930-42
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 17-06-18, 05:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 92
Posted By kingsley
WW1 VAD again

I recently posted this photo of Ada Hogg, an Australian VAD attached to the British Red Cross, and was fortunate enough to obtain a hat badge. Can anyone tell me what her shoulder titles and buttons...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 17-06-18, 05:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 184
Posted By kingsley
I have had one of these for some time and have...

I have had one of these for some time and have often wondered what it is. I recently found a scan of a complete one which is buried in my files somewhere, will try to find it. and post it later.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 12-06-18, 01:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 549
Posted By kingsley
Thanks Khyber for your very helpful comment. I...

Thanks Khyber for your very helpful comment.
I did not get this badge made in India.
It is the only example I have seen but a Forum member usually regarded as an authority told me it was original.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 11-06-18, 03:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 549
Posted By kingsley
Chinese Labour Corps badge for sale

One of these badges (not as good as this one) sold recently on Ebay for 730 pounds, and attracted something like 43 bidders. I had no idea they were this rare. I have it on good authority that this...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 10-06-18, 07:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 381
Posted By kingsley
I just found out that the AWM picture is public...

I just found out that the AWM picture is public domain not copyright. Ada Hogg was an Australian VAD working for the Australian Division of the British Red
Cross. Note her Australian rising sun...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-06-18, 04:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 381
Posted By kingsley
Dear Tinto, That is what I call a straight...

Dear Tinto,
That is what I call a straight tip, thanks. I bought the badge.
Kingsley
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-06-18, 12:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 381
Posted By kingsley
Sorry this is all I can offer, help appreciated.

Sorry this is all I can offer, help appreciated.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-06-18, 01:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 381
Posted By kingsley
WW1 VAD

Looking for this badge, or at least a better picture, never seen it. Is it rare?
Thanks
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-06-18, 01:16 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 135
Posted By kingsley
Operation Frantik

This patch was sold on Ebay recently (in Australia). It is the same size as an ordinary postwar "winter title and does not look to me like a fake.
Operation Frantik was the USAF flying across...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 30-05-18, 05:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 116
Posted By kingsley
RA HP wanted

Does anyone have a broken or incomplete arty HP? Needed for a repair job.
Any derelict considered.
Thanks.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 28-05-18, 12:17 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 244
Posted By kingsley
Dave Cutforth's estate

Did anyone buy Dave's odds and ends after he died? Perhaps the family might still have them?
Three or four years ago he did a marvellous job for me, repairing a QVC arty HP. I sent him a fairly low...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 26-05-18, 04:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By kingsley
WW1 Australian Siege Brigade. The badge is one of...

WW1 Australian Siege Brigade. The badge is one of only three official badges worn by the AIF (rising sun and Naval Bridging Train). The badges were made in Australia (Stokes) and in UK (Gill B'ham).
Forum: Infantry and Special Forces 23-05-18, 06:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 287
Posted By kingsley
I doubt if it Australian or Cpmforts Fund, looks...

I doubt if it Australian or Cpmforts Fund, looks American or Canadian to me.
Forum: Other Corps 18-05-18, 12:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 312
Posted By kingsley
We had a thread about these WW1 titles before....

We had a thread about these WW1 titles before. They were worn above the AUSTRALIA title by the AIF until they were replaced in 1916 by colour patches. There were a lot of different patterns, many of...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 15-05-18, 02:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 213
Posted By kingsley
Certainly a "öne-off". Anyone could have made it...

Certainly a "öne-off". Anyone could have made it up, including the cameliers themselves. Impossible to prove its authenticity. The flatback rising sun badge is non-standard and not what the AIF...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 10-05-18, 01:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 304
Posted By kingsley
Army Medical Dept -> MSC -> RAMC?

I have a WM Army Medical Department badge, the remains of a gilt Medical Staff button, an MSC badge, an Army Medical Service armband, and of course QVC and KC RAMC hat badges, collar badges and...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 08-05-18, 04:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,468
Posted By kingsley
Many thanks to everyone for questions answered in...

Many thanks to everyone for questions answered in a most interesting lot of information and pictures.
I have two different sizes of RAA (association) titles with the brass strips which I will now...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 07-05-18, 12:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By kingsley
Royal Artillery Association uniform?

We had a recent thread on RA Assoc badges, including the RAA titles mounted on brass strips, which I had long confused with Royal Australian arty titles.
Question: does anyone have a photo of a RA...
Forum: Other Corps 06-05-18, 05:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 543
Posted By kingsley
Here is the badge previously listed, sorry for...

Here is the badge previously listed, sorry for the poor quality.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 05-05-18, 03:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 311
Posted By kingsley
Does anyone have a photo of a Royal Arty...

Does anyone have a photo of a Royal Arty Association member wearing a un iform?
Forum: Other Corps 05-05-18, 03:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 543
Posted By kingsley
I don't remember how much the ebay one sold for,...

I don't remember how much the ebay one sold for, but I have a scan of it somewhere (very poor quality) and will try to find it.
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