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Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 19-07-18, 05:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 131
Posted By btns
Your button is listed in Louis Fallou's book "Le...

Your button is listed in Louis Fallou's book "Le Bouton uniforme Français" on page 315 as a livery button: "De la Présidence de la République". Introduced 1914.

At this address:

Palais de...
Forum: Military Buttons 16-07-18, 05:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 102
Posted By btns
I have checked the Johor crown and I agree. The...

I have checked the Johor crown and I agree.
The book is "still not as yet published".
Forum: Military Buttons 15-07-18, 01:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 102
Posted By btns
It is Egyptian. The slant anchor indicates a...

It is Egyptian. The slant anchor indicates a harbour authority.
Update: in an old collection it is listed as an unidentified Egyptian Yacht Club.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-07-18, 05:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 212
Posted By btns
Thank you.

Thank you.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-07-18, 08:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 212
Posted By btns
He is a nice, respected man and he runs a good...

He is a nice, respected man and he runs a good website.
Why not contact him and let him know it is a fake?
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 07-07-18, 05:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 218
Posted By btns
The image is another posted link. After a...

The image is another posted link.
After a while it will disappear and the thread will become useless.
Forum: Military Buttons 07-07-18, 05:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 280
Posted By btns
Hi, It is a link, not a posted image. ...

Hi,

It is a link, not a posted image.
After a while the image will disappear and the thread becomes useless.

My second remark: if you post items with the intention to sell them off, you...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-07-18, 05:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 176
Posted By btns
It is from the Regiment Johan Willem Friso, a...

It is from the Regiment Johan Willem Friso, a Dutch infantry regiment.
Forum: Military Buttons 05-07-18, 06:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 352
Posted By btns
Buttonman mislabeled his No 8. It is No. 14. ...

Buttonman mislabeled his No 8. It is No. 14.

No 8. has multiple M... Hunt Club options
I have found it as Monmouthshire Hunt Club, Meath Hunt club. The Melbourne Hunt Club has identical script...
Forum: Military Buttons 24-06-18, 03:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,979
Posted By btns
It is a backmark I have not seen before. A...

It is a backmark I have not seen before.
A brief search brings this up:
...
Forum: Military Buttons 24-06-18, 11:57 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,500
Posted By btns
Here is another General Service KC brass button...

Here is another General Service KC brass button backmark:

C.G. Southcott Co-Partnership Ltd., Leeds

The company was incorporated 19-1-1920 and the West Yorkshire Archive Service holds a...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-06-18, 08:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 173
Posted By btns
A slant anchor usually indicates a port authority...

A slant anchor usually indicates a port authority or another maritime non seafaring entity.
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 23-06-18, 08:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,243
Posted By btns
The button area which makes the link accessible...

The button area which makes the link accessible is quite small.
Hover over a button with your mouse, mouse point 2/3, and move it from left to right. Once you have found the hot spot at 1/2 to 3/4...
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 23-06-18, 08:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,243
Posted By btns
I have two unidentified buttons which may have...

I have two unidentified buttons which may have belonged to this administration. Does anyone recognise them?
Forum: Military Buttons 12-06-18, 08:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,456
Posted By btns
Have you considered getting professional help? :D

Have you considered getting professional help? :D
Forum: Off topic 12-06-18, 05:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 778
Posted By btns
They should sign up for VERO. Ebay does respond...

They should sign up for VERO. Ebay does respond to Vero complaints.
Forum: Military Buttons 10-06-18, 08:05 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 157
Posted By btns
Odd QVC Royal Navy button with floppy shank

This button resembles a Royal Navy officers' button (1843-1891).
However, the rope goes the other way, the gilding is below par and it has a floppy shank.
The back mark is Extra Rich Quality and...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-06-18, 04:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 210
Posted By btns
The coronet is for a royal prince.

The coronet is for a royal prince.
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 03-06-18, 05:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 502
Posted By btns
Wm Dowler & Sons Ltd

Wm Dowler & Sons Ltd
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-06-18, 11:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 386
Posted By btns
The gilt buttons are Nigeria Ports Authority ...

The gilt buttons are Nigeria Ports Authority

The badge could be European, but there are quite a few sovereigns using mirrored letters C.
If the badge is from the same period as the buttons then...
Forum: General Topics. 28-05-18, 04:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 324
Posted By btns
Do you know why the shoulder boards have Canadian...

Do you know why the shoulder boards have Canadian Pacific flags and Cunard buttons?
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 23-05-18, 07:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 404
Posted By btns
The eagle is Napoleon III. It could be...

The eagle is Napoleon III.
It could be military or civil service.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-05-18, 05:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 195
Posted By btns
The button has a long history on e-bay. In...

The button has a long history on e-bay.
In april 2018 it was listed as a 'Boer War Reserve Regiment' and it was mentioned as coming in "black horn with rim" as well.
Forum: Military Buttons 18-05-18, 06:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,583
Posted By btns
Your second lot, No. 2: crown, anchor, Honi Soit...

Your second lot, No. 2: crown, anchor, Honi Soit Qui Mal Y Pense in garter
Forum: Military Buttons 18-05-18, 04:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,583
Posted By btns
An earlier thread on this forum identified No. 6...

An earlier thread on this forum identified No. 6 as an early Royal Yacht Squadron button.
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