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Forum: New Zealand Badges Yesterday, 11:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 71
Posted By Tinto
Thanks for the news, albeit sad news. Laurie...

Thanks for the news, albeit sad news.
Laurie always drove a hard bargain, He would offer one badge of his for two of yours.
We will miss him on the badge collecting scene.
John
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-06-21, 08:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 272
Posted By Tinto
Hi bc, It's the kind of badge that John Brown,...

Hi bc,
It's the kind of badge that John Brown, personal assistant to Queen Victoria, might have worn.
However, pictures show him wearing a clan-type badge.
Cheers, John
Forum: General Topics 11-06-21, 07:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 548
Posted By Tinto
Always sad when a fellow collector on the forum...

Always sad when a fellow collector on the forum passes on.
R.I.P. Phil.
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 09-06-21, 05:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 238
Posted By Tinto
Hi Steven, Have got your details now. Badge on...

Hi Steven,
Have got your details now. Badge on the way.
Kind Regards,
John
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 08-06-21, 06:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 245
Posted By Tinto
Hello hkbuttonman, Thanks for sharing these,...

Hello hkbuttonman,
Thanks for sharing these, very nice!
And for the maker information.
John
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 04-06-21, 08:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 238
Posted By Tinto
Hi Steven, Thanks for the details. If only...

Hi Steven,
Thanks for the details. If only badges like this could talk!
I'd like you to have it, give me your postal address in a Private Message.
Regards, John
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 04-06-21, 03:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 238
Posted By Tinto
Nursing Council of High Commission Territories

Can anyone identify this interesting badge/brooch, when it was worn and by whom?
I'm guessing it was for Basutoland, Bechuanaland or Swaziland.
Mark on back has "Shield/STG/a/S*A*M", South African...
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 03-06-21, 04:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 245
Posted By Tinto
Hi chaps, Thanks for your comments and...

Hi chaps,
Thanks for your comments and confirmation.
Cheers,
John
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 02-06-21, 10:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 245
Posted By Tinto
Shanghai Light Horse

Hello All,
Comments welcome on this badge to the Shanghai Volunteer Corps Shanghai Light Horse.
It has quite long lugs so I presume it is a hat badge. (It is same size as that in Renfrew's book,...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 29-05-21, 06:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By Tinto
Hello Iain, A very interesting photo, Thank you...

Hello Iain,
A very interesting photo, Thank you for posting it.
Lots of bandoliers are being worn, strange in a Postal Service crowd.
Regards, John
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 25-05-21, 08:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 300
Posted By Tinto
Well done, Vincent. Thanks for sharing. ...

Well done, Vincent. Thanks for sharing.
Regards, John
Forum: New Zealand Badges 23-05-21, 08:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 842
Posted By Tinto
Hi 5WWCT, Good piece of detective work there....

Hi 5WWCT,
Good piece of detective work there. Could be that some men were wearing the Battle Honours badge at that time.
Cheers, John
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 20-05-21, 01:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 767
Posted By Tinto
Hi, Further to your comments, here are more...

Hi,
Further to your comments, here are more scans of my badge for your interest.
Cheers, John
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-05-21, 06:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 767
Posted By Tinto
Thanks for your information, have checked the...

Thanks for your information, have checked the back of my enamel badge shown above and it has S.S.A./LONDON stamped there.
I have Oldham's catalogue so no need to show your AGS Cadets badge, thanks....
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-05-21, 03:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 767
Posted By Tinto
Hi Dumdum, Good reasoning in your suggestions,...

Hi Dumdum,
Good reasoning in your suggestions, thanks. I wondered about Auckland Grammar as I have a badge, also lugged, which I think may have been a prefect badge.
Cheers,
John
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 18-05-21, 07:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 767
Posted By Tinto
Hi Terry, I did think of that possibility but...

Hi Terry,
I did think of that possibility but there is a SILVER mark on the back.
Regards,
John
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 18-05-21, 08:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 767
Posted By Tinto
Hello again, Any ideas on this one? John

Hello again,
Any ideas on this one?
John
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-05-21, 09:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 767
Posted By Tinto
Silver Lion Rampant

Hello All,
Does anyone know this badge, 4cmX3cm, in silver?
Possibly a school cadets badge.
Thanks, John
Forum: New Zealand Badges 15-05-21, 09:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 662
Posted By Tinto
Hello Jean-Paul, Thanks for sharing your...

Hello Jean-Paul,
Thanks for sharing your badges. My wife and I visited the Arras quarries in 2008.
Kind Regards,
John
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 28-04-21, 08:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 688
Posted By Tinto
Thanks for the information, Toby. Here is a...

Thanks for the information, Toby.
Here is a picture of a relative of mine, Benny Irvine of the "Dandy Ninth".
I recommend Neill Gilhooley's book, "A History of the 9th (Highlanders) Royal Scots,...
Forum: Off topic 26-04-21, 05:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 358
Posted By Tinto
Very sorry to hear that news. I have several of...

Very sorry to hear that news. I have several of his books.
R.I.P. Richard.
Forum: The Home Front 25-04-21, 04:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 443
Posted By Tinto
Thanks for sharing, Tim. Well done! Regards,...

Thanks for sharing, Tim. Well done!
Regards, John
Forum: General Topics 24-04-21, 11:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 361
Posted By Tinto
We will Remember Them.

We will Remember Them.
Forum: Army 24-04-21, 08:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 628
Posted By Tinto
Thanks for the confirmation, Frank. Cheers, John

Thanks for the confirmation, Frank.
Cheers, John
Forum: Army 23-04-21, 11:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 628
Posted By Tinto
Thanks for the tip, Frank. I only have one...

Thanks for the tip, Frank. I only have one example.
I hope it meets that criteria.
Cheers, John
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