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Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 07-09-20, 02:27 PM
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Posted By macandpud
Yes i thought it might be a girlfriend, sister or...

Yes i thought it might be a girlfriend, sister or even one of the nurses as the pictures all came together.
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 07-09-20, 02:22 PM
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Posted By macandpud
Nurses with wings

Interesting picture of RFC nurses .Note the "Red Cross " wing on the ladies hat and the nurse with a wing on her chest. Also the chap in uniform ,any idea about his collar badges ,they couldn`t be...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 07-09-20, 02:18 PM
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Views: 91
Posted By macandpud
How young were some of these WW1 flyers!

My cousin picked these up recently. Some of these trainee pilots look so young.
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 07-09-20, 02:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 211
Posted By macandpud
|Interesting RNAS uniform

Interesting picture of a ww1 flyer wearing a maternity tunic with sergeants propellar and stripes but his cap has what appears to be the bronzed PO cap badge used by the RND. He has no RFC shoulder...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 31-07-20, 06:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 209
Posted By macandpud
I think the obvious give away is that there is no...

I think the obvious give away is that there is no such thing as 1,2,3 T Essex shoulder titles!!!!
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 30-06-20, 09:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 266
Posted By macandpud
Many thanks for the info.

Many thanks for the info.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 27-06-20, 06:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 266
Posted By macandpud
FOUR STIPES AND A STAR?

Any of you Guards collectors tell me the rank of the chap with four stripes and a star. There`s a serious amount of stripes in this picture.
Forum: General Topics. 27-06-20, 06:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 306
Posted By macandpud
Don`t like that at all . Seriously poor quality...

Don`t like that at all . Seriously poor quality for an officers badge. Why the ugly copper lugs when most silver officers badges have really sturdy silver lugs, Also why is it marked stirling. If it...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 25-06-20, 09:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 316
Posted By macandpud
He`s making a good point that far too many people...

He`s making a good point that far too many people unfortunately don`t heed.
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 11-06-20, 04:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 406
Posted By macandpud
If the crown has two or usually three thin flat...

If the crown has two or usually three thin flat prongs on the back it is probably off of a german Colonial troop officers shoulder strap.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 06-06-20, 07:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 317
Posted By macandpud
Don`t like the RTR badge at all, poor definition...

Don`t like the RTR badge at all, poor definition to the wording on the back and are those feet on the lugs? Also not really fond of the sussex rgt badge,appears to have artificial ageing on the back.
Forum: Military Buttons 15-05-20, 08:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 243
Posted By macandpud
far too small for an NCO collar button comparing...

far too small for an NCO collar button comparing the button to the shank size.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 27-04-20, 12:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 518
Posted By macandpud
I can see ,I`m in the wrong business. : )

I can see ,I`m in the wrong business. : )
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 03-04-20, 03:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 172
Posted By macandpud
Sorry, but a definite restrike, poor rear...

Sorry, but a definite restrike, poor rear definition ,footed short lugs and that hand on the cross.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-03-20, 10:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 136
Posted By macandpud
Help with unit ID please.

Any ideas on this soldiers unit. Great picture,pity the badge is a little unclear. I was leaning towards Canadian as he has collars and what look like solid downturned shoulder titles. Other ideas...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 16-02-20, 05:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 161
Posted By macandpud
|The repaired badge looks like it has had the...

|The repaired badge looks like it has had the HINDOOSTAN section removed from the top so its actually a mucked about line regiment example. have a careful look at the top edge of the badge.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 09-02-20, 05:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 184
Posted By macandpud
Apart from the horrible "footed" lugs, its the...

Apart from the horrible "footed" lugs, its the tiny triangle of extra metal at the point where the lance crosses the circle that gives it away.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-10-19, 08:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 273
Posted By macandpud
bad finish looks like old lacquer . in the past...

bad finish looks like old lacquer . in the past some collectors lacquered all their badges to preserve the shine over many years it goes dark brown and even black.. I bought a whole collection of...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 04-08-19, 01:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 208
Posted By macandpud
as I thought ,Many thanks.

as I thought ,Many thanks.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 04-08-19, 01:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 208
Posted By macandpud
Two for opinions please.

I`m not very hopeful about these two but always open to opinions. Many thanks.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 17-07-19, 06:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 383
Posted By macandpud
The lugs with "feet" would tell me it`s a...

The lugs with "feet" would tell me it`s a copy.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 28-06-19, 10:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 183
Posted By macandpud
Many thanks for your observations. I thought they...

Many thanks for your observations. I thought they might be pre ww2.cheers. Andrew
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 27-06-19, 08:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 183
Posted By macandpud
Drummers patches.

can anyone tell me the possible era for this pair of drummers patches. they are well made and very padded. Many thanks
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 27-06-19, 08:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By macandpud
who`s signals badge is this?

"signals" badge in gold cotton thread on a large patch of fairly lightweight khaki cloth. Any idea`s?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 10-06-19, 11:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 155
Posted By macandpud
British Guiana badge?

Any of our Colonial forces experts out there know what this is?
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