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Forum: Formation and Tasking Signs 21-11-13, 07:59 PM
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Views: 1,868
Posted By rillette
Hi Bill, I haven't had a chance to research...

Hi Bill,

I haven't had a chance to research this grouping yet, but the seller mentioned that the Veteran served with 6CTR. There might be a link there to explain the removed 27 on the formation...
Forum: Formation and Tasking Signs 21-11-13, 07:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,868
Posted By rillette
Hi Bill, Thanks. Valuable information on the...

Hi Bill,

Thanks. Valuable information on the Canadian made 2 CATB formation patches for the third edition of 'Distinguishing Patches' I think.

Below are scans of a sadly, and God only knows...
Forum: General Topics 21-11-13, 02:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 866
Posted By rillette
Here's a link to an older thread on the Elgin...

Here's a link to an older thread on the Elgin titles:

http://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=8467

Would there be sealed pattern examples for UK SWW made titles?

I'm...
Forum: Formation and Tasking Signs 19-11-13, 08:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,868
Posted By rillette
Hi Bill, Many thanks for your reply, as...

Hi Bill,

Many thanks for your reply, as always, a wealth of appreciated information.

Am I right then in understanding that there were indeed Canadian produced embroidered combined...
Forum: Formation and Tasking Signs 19-11-13, 06:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,868
Posted By rillette
16/22 Sask. Horse 20CTR 2CATB Formation

Hello,

The images below were taken from a recent closed auction.

'Distinguishing Patches' confirms that they were no authorised combined unit-formation patches for the 2nd Canadian Army Tank...
Forum: Cavalry and Armoured Units 09-10-13, 07:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,338
Posted By rillette
Thanks Bill!

Thanks Bill!
Forum: Cavalry and Armoured Units 08-10-13, 06:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,338
Posted By rillette
Hello, Could anyone confirm the vintage of...

Hello,

Could anyone confirm the vintage of the title in the scans below?
Thank you!

FX Dutoy
Forum: General Topics 15-06-13, 02:23 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,480
Posted By rillette
Just a thought, but no one seems to mention the...

Just a thought, but no one seems to mention the elephant in the room. With evilbay and all the other online auctions and dealer websites we now pretty much have access to a 24/7 worldwide virtual...
Forum: General Topics 20-05-13, 02:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,198
Posted By rillette
Plastic style

Plastic tags indeed nowadays, but they do last, I have 7 years worth of them on my key chain and it does see use and abuse :-)

Cheers,
FX Dutoy
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-05-13, 04:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 676
Posted By rillette
Unknown Canadian?

This patch was part of a small group of Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry Highlanders badges, it's roughly 7cms in diameter. Does anyone know what it might be? I assume it's a school or University...
Forum: Cavalry and Armoured Units 01-05-13, 03:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,565
Posted By rillette
Thank you Bill.

Thank you Bill.
Forum: General Topics 30-04-13, 06:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,447
Posted By rillette
This is an old thread, but I thought I'd add the...

This is an old thread, but I thought I'd add the one flocked title I have. The Canada title is stitched to the 8 NBH one.

Cheers,
FX Dutoy
Forum: Cavalry and Armoured Units 30-04-13, 06:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,565
Posted By rillette
Hi Bill, thank you very much for your quick...

Hi Bill, thank you very much for your quick reply. Yes the two appear very similar in construction, although the one I have seems to have a much tighter weave in the backing material. So this patch...
Forum: Cavalry and Armoured Units 30-04-13, 03:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,565
Posted By rillette
12 CTR

Hello,

I would love to have the experts' opinion on the patch below as to being original or not, era and manufacture as it is outside of my comfort zone. Thank you!

Cheers,
FX Dutoy
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 18-04-13, 07:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 698
Posted By rillette
Thank you both for the quick replies! Great...

Thank you both for the quick replies!
Great information.

PS to Brigade Piron, my late father was a Piron 1944-45

Cheers,
FX Dutoy
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 18-04-13, 06:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 698
Posted By rillette
Brussels Leave Hostels Shoulder Title

Hello,

Does anyone have some information on this shoulder title?
It's made of very thin red-orange cloth.
Thank you!

Cheers,
FX Dutoy
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 11-02-10, 01:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,871
Posted By rillette
Thank you Bill. Somehow I would have assumed that...

Thank you Bill. Somehow I would have assumed that a Canadian Unit would have had the Canada or Canadian designation included (C.C.M.S.C for Canadian Corps of Military Staff Clerks) and that's why I...
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 11-02-10, 12:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,871
Posted By rillette
Military Staff Clerks

Hello,

Is this a Canadian or British Military Staff Clerk shoulder title?
...
Forum: Infantry 29-01-10, 03:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,151
Posted By rillette
Bill, thank you for your reply. Have you ever...

Bill, thank you for your reply. Have you ever seen a sheet or partial sheet of un-cut printed titles or formation patches?

François
Forum: Infantry 28-01-10, 05:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,151
Posted By rillette
Hi Bill, If melton titles exist in T shape,...

Hi Bill,

If melton titles exist in T shape, is it reasonable to assume that this pattern was approved and issued before much before war's end (VE Day)? And, if so, is it no conceivable that...
Forum: Infantry 27-01-10, 03:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,151
Posted By rillette
Thanks Brian. Bill, were the T shaped melton...

Thanks Brian.

Bill, were the T shaped melton A&SH titles also customized titles or were they an approved pattern?

François
Forum: Infantry 26-01-10, 03:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,151
Posted By rillette
Bill, Jo, here is a scan of the two different...

Bill, Jo, here is a scan of the two different shapes of printed A&SH titles. Looking at them I think that they both started out as arch shaped titles from the same silk screens, but how did the...
Forum: Infantry 22-01-10, 01:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,151
Posted By rillette
Hi Jo, Thank you for adding images to my...

Hi Jo,

Thank you for adding images to my description. That is exactly what I was trying to describe in words. I was not aware that these modifications to the title's shape were done on a...
Forum: Infantry 22-01-10, 03:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,151
Posted By rillette
Hi Bill, Thank you for the scan. For the...

Hi Bill,

Thank you for the scan. For the A&SH titles, it's more two different shapes than two different patterns. One without clipped lower corners and one with cut lower corners. I'm not sure how...
Forum: Infantry 22-01-10, 02:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,151
Posted By rillette
Bill, Do you have pictures of the first...

Bill,

Do you have pictures of the first pattern of Loyal Eddies printed title that you could post?

What are the other units that have two patterns of printed titles aside from the Loyal Eddies...
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