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Forum: Other Militaria Today, 07:39 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By mike_vee
What about the description ! :mad: " I had...

What about the description ! :mad:

" I had to contact the museum at Chicksands to confirm it as I could find nothing in any books or on the internet."


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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Today, 07:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 62
Posted By mike_vee
Davy Crockett ? :D .

Davy Crockett ? :D
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Forum: Formation Signs and Patches Yesterday, 03:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 65
Posted By mike_vee
Check out this thread : ...

Check out this thread :

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=80709


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Forum: Other Militaria Yesterday, 12:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 119
Posted By mike_vee
Found an auction lot from 2013 that included a ...

Found an auction lot from 2013 that included a WWII 'Field Security' armband.

https://sheffieldauctiongallery.com/Catalogues/2013/ss080213/page4.html

Lot 96 - A WWII Medal Quintet to 2074982...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 10:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 121
Posted By mike_vee
Slightly off topic but two other 'veterans'...

Slightly off topic but two other 'veterans' groups from the same era are still going today.

The "Not Forgotten Association - Founded in 1920

The "Lest We Forget Association" - Founded in 1922
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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 09:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 121
Posted By mike_vee
I think a lot of the groups/associations formed...

I think a lot of the groups/associations formed during and immediately after WW1 were basically 'off shoots' of the political parties/unions and the main distinction was simply the 'branding' of...
Forum: Other Military Topics 22-09-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 8,524
Posted By mike_vee
Eventually managed to get hold of the white one....

Eventually managed to get hold of the white one. :)


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Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 22-09-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 231
Posted By mike_vee
I think it is this album , pages 9/10/11 have...

I think it is this album , pages 9/10/11 have UOTC badges. :confused:

Various regiments yeo /etc (https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/album.php?albumid=4083)


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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 21-09-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 245
Posted By mike_vee
Predictive text can be fun ! :D .

Predictive text can be fun ! :D


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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 21-09-20, 10:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 245
Posted By mike_vee
Can't really help but I did find a thread from...

Can't really help but I did find a thread from 2013 showing a similar pouch badge.

Gloucestershire pouch badge
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Forum: Other Military Topics 21-09-20, 06:49 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 8,524
Posted By mike_vee
Remember to save me a Poppy Mike . ;) A lot...

Remember to save me a Poppy Mike . ;)

A lot of planned events have been cancelled , the regional City Poppy Days that were scheduled to take place in Cardiff, Bristol, Leeds, Birmingham and...
Forum: Military Buttons 21-09-20, 06:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 103
Posted By mike_vee
Clan Sutherland Crest: A cat-a-mountain...

Clan Sutherland

Crest: A cat-a-mountain saliant Proper. (Wildcat)

Motto: Sans Peur (Without Fear)[

"The progenitors of Clan Sutherland use the wildcat as symbol on their family crest. The...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 20-09-20, 03:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 125
Posted By mike_vee
Tanks Encyclopedia shows "Light tank Mk.IIB...

Tanks Encyclopedia shows "Light tank Mk.IIB Indian Pattern" with horizontal suspension springs.

Tanks Encyclopedia (https://tanks-encyclopedia.com/ww2/gb/Light_tank_MkI-II-III.php)


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Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 20-09-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 125
Posted By mike_vee
Hi Laurent , Found the same photo on...

Hi Laurent ,

Found the same photo on pinterest with the description :

"British Vickers Light Tank Mark IIB Indian Pattern at Khyber Pass, 1940."
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Forum: Other Military Topics 20-09-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 8,524
Posted By mike_vee
The 3D Nylon Poppy pin is now available directly...

The 3D Nylon Poppy pin is now available directly from Poppy Shop.

Also , 2020 Welsh and ROI Poppy Pins.
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran, Lapel Badges and Challenge Coins 20-09-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 191
Posted By mike_vee
Is the O.C.A a separate group ? Royal...

Is the O.C.A a separate group ?

Royal Norfolk Regiment Old Comrades Association Badge...
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran, Lapel Badges and Challenge Coins 19-09-20, 03:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 191
Posted By mike_vee
Not before the British Legion but just wanted an...

Not before the British Legion but just wanted an excuse to repost this little gem that I picked up earlier this year.

"Commonwealth Ex-Services League - Malawi"
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran, Lapel Badges and Challenge Coins 19-09-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 191
Posted By mike_vee
Empire Ex-Services Assoc. , does bottom say :...

Empire Ex-Services Assoc. , does bottom say : "Lift Don't Grab" :confused:

Found a mention in a 1940 New Zealand newspaper article :

"The Empire Ex-Services Association of Whangarei held it's...
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran, Lapel Badges and Challenge Coins 19-09-20, 02:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 191
Posted By mike_vee
DS&S badge From a 2014 thread: "The...

DS&S badge

From a 2014 thread:

"The 'National Federation Discharged and Demobilized Sailors and Soldiers' was the pivotal organisation of the radical ex-servicemen's movement in Britain in...
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 19-09-20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 390
Posted By mike_vee
Just checked back on a post I made last year ,...

Just checked back on a post I made last year , someone was offering a similar set of four pins .............. for 799.00 !!!


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Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 19-09-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 390
Posted By mike_vee
Exclamation Bargain !!!

Someone just got a great bargain , four of the "provenance metal" commemorative poppy pins :

1. Flanders Fields
2. Somme 100
3. Passchendale 100
4. Battle of Britian

All look genuine and are...
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran, Lapel Badges and Challenge Coins 19-09-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 191
Posted By mike_vee
I picked up a cheap 'ex-library' copy but must...

I picked up a cheap 'ex-library' copy but must admit I found it very 'heavy' reading !

I've a couple of other more general books about the British Legion :

"Keeping The Faith - The History of...
Forum: Headdress 19-09-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 68
Posted By mike_vee
A bit of 'dating' info : John Jones & Co., 6...

A bit of 'dating' info :

John Jones & Co., 6 Regent Street, 1894-1923

Post 1923 they moved to a different address

John Jones & Co, Ltd 1924 - 1939 33 St James's Sq


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Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran, Lapel Badges and Challenge Coins 19-09-20, 06:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 191
Posted By mike_vee
During and immediately after WW1 there were...

During and immediately after WW1 there were numerous socio/political groups which 'claimed' to support ex-servicemen's rights etc.

The best source of information I have found is "The Politics of...
Forum: General Topics 18-09-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 221
Posted By mike_vee
I wasn't sure about them , I just spotted them...

I wasn't sure about them , I just spotted them while 'browsing' and remembered your post. :)


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